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I Want God At the Center of My Life

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    I read a devotion that I would like to share

    with you. Source: Portals of Prayer Title: Restrain scripture Reading: John 8:31-32; Psalm 119:81-88 scripture Focus: If you abide in My Word you are truly My disciples (John 8:31). Thought For The Day: There is no perfect church or perfect Christian, but we are called to...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses May 24

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    This is something that I have wanted all of my

    life. I have not always known what to do and yes, I have had periods of time when I backslid and did not put Him first. Right now, I am struggling with my feelings about church. Our church has cliques and I do not fit in. I belong to choir and a ladies group in which I am the...
    laylagirl1 laylagirl1 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I Love God And Love Him Being Center Of Every Area In My Life!

    God has blessed my family so much. My husband and I work together from home and we have 3 beautiful baby boys. We work from home and every time we talk to new people about our "job" we always talk to them about God! We have seen so many blessings from this! We go to church all...
    PerlaPedraza PerlaPedraza 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    I know one sure way to place God at the center

    of my life is to read God's precious Word and to do devotions. I would like to share a devotion that I read recently. The devotional I got it from was "Portals of Prayer;" scripture Reading: Luke 9:23-27 and Psalm 70; the title is Strength and Patience. scripture Focus: If...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Mar 4

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    I have tried and tried

    and I continue to try to live a Saved Life. But every time I think going I'm the right direction something always happens. I just want to be saved and allow God to use me for his Purpose!
    Shakira31 Shakira31 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    When I put God at the center of my life,

    I feel so secured and everything turns out to be positive.I learn how to accept things as they are and embrace the realities of life thinking that he made it for a reason.I also learn how to value people around me because of the thought that God wants love to reign.When you...
    letthetruthprevails letthetruthprevails 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    please give me some advice,

    I don't want to be depressed again, my mum has ovarian cyst and kidney stone, I alaways think negative, I always have a bad dream , and now she has fever and her body is aching, I really don't know what to do please give me some advice to pass this problem I'm only 14 yrs. old...
    unicornharthart unicornharthart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    My minister told me this walk with God wasn't

    going to be easy but I feel suffocated, I feel like my anointing is being misused and abused ugh and I have production coming up and everyday I want to pull the plug on it, I feel like I'm too young to be carrying all these responsibilities
    Misunderstood7889 Misunderstood7889 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 14

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    I was reading from a devotional given to me by

    a friend called the Trinity School Ministry 2014 Lenten Devotion written by divinity students. The Trinity School for Ministry is an evangelical seminary in the Anglican tradition. scripture Reading: Morning: Psalm 107:33-43; 108 Evening...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses May 7

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    When you are going through something hard

    and wonder where God is remember the teacher is always quiet during the test. My current feelings of frustration and emptiness are just indications of a weak faith. I think if I strengthen my faith I can strengthen myself 😌. Things would be much easier.
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Learning To Allow God To Be My Lord And Not Just My Savior

    I thank God for the fact that all who believe on Jesus can expect to spend eternity with Him but I also desire to spend this life walking in union with Him. Jesus told those Jews that believed on Him that if they continue in His Word, then they are His disciples and that they...
    equipped4change equipped4change 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2011

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    Life has never been better

    for me when god is in my life. But I always find myself drifting away. What helps to keep you guys in faith? Why do you believe in god? What has god done in your life? :)
    Spurtheblackdog Spurtheblackdog 18-21, T 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I heard a sermon about what real love is.

    I would like to share it with you. scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 13:1-10, 13 And now I will show you a more excellent way. If I speak in the tongues of men and angels, but have not love, I am a resounding gong or clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses May 24

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    Gods Faith

    A random lady who lives four houses from mine came to knock on my door just a couple of days ago. She was a stranger someone I have never even seen before. She introduced herself and explained she wanted to help my family. We are new to the neighborhood and she had heard from...
    Joyce29d Joyce29d 36-40 5 Responses Sep 7, 2012

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    I have turned my back on the Creator

    for a while. I think I need to backtrack and focus. Be thankful for what I have, and pray for the future which stares at with with a giant question mark
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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    Parables of Jesus-- Why did Jesus speak in

    parables? Of all the parables in the Bible, Jesus Christ Himself made the greatest use of this literary device. One can only imagine the wonder of the occasions: Jesus -- drawing from real life issues of agriculture, justice, greed, and love -- would capture the attention of...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    OH YES I DO! Without him I cannot

    and will not do anything. He is my life. My inspiration, my love, my heart, my peace of mind, the reason why I do all I do and never give up! I live for God by doing his will and I will not stop until he calls me home.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    I can't even explain in words how badly I want

    a good and close relationship with God, but every time i seem to try, I feel like I just mess everything up. I end up being in situations that make me mad about something and curse, or I'll lose my temper, or be tempted to do something I know I'm not supposed to do. (drugs, sex...
    adventuretimer adventuretimer 16-17, F 11 Responses Jun 26

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    God please help me, Im at your doorstep,

    and I have faith in you.
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I would like to share another name

    for God from the Learning To Worship His Name Devotional. The title is EL - SHADDAI, God Almighty. scripture Reading: Genesis 17:1-5 scripture Focus: "And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thrr, thou thou mayest be a multitude of people." EL...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 4 Responses May 7

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    Situations get me down,

    but you hands sustains my heart again The patterns seem to be so strong so break this mold and free me to live But there's questions and i ask "why" I need you when my souls dry You sustain me when I'm falling down You embrace me when no one's around I close my eyes, I...
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Brothers and sister please pray

    for me I am struggling with living the way god pleases. I fall in to sin allot and I don't want to. I am only 17 and I have no Christian friends at school or even my church I have Christian friends who foot my school but don't act like they are Christians I feel so lonely with...
    beltran beltran 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 1

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    I know that everyone has their own opinion in

    life on how things should be!! People have to realize we are here for gods purpose not our own!! Why worry about being rich and famous or the clothes you wear or what car you drive because you can't take it with you when you die!! God wants us to love one another and help each...
    nicolv32 nicolv32 31-35, F 3 Responses May 13

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    I went through tough times.

    . And I feel like I have let down God.. Many times.. I feel ashamed and I want to rebuilt this relationship that we had.. But I don't know what to say.. I feel like his so far from me right now.. But i want him to be at the center of my life again! Any advices ?
    muyakaa muyakaa 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    scripture Reading: But the fruit of the Spirit

    is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Let us not be conceited, provoking and envying each other (Gal. 5:22-23, 25-26). The by-products of a spirit-filled life are in perfect harmony w/the intent of God's law. A person...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    Dear Lord, Jesus, send your Holy Spirit upon us

    voter on this election day, so that we may be inspired to properly vote the people and propositions YOU know is best for our states, country, and the world, which may OR may not be who or what I think would be best. Please guide us. Amen
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 2 Responses Nov 4

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    Lover Of My Soul

    I truly want and desire my Saviour Jesus to be at the very core of my life. To be the very first person I think of when I wake up each and every morning, and the last person I think of before going to sleep. Alas I am only human, and all the circumstances of life tend to cloud my...
    livinHiswil livinHiswil 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Just My Thoughts For Tonight...

    I have faith in God, but very little in myself... I think that's part of what holds me back in letting go of the darkness in my life. I have such a difficult time picturing myself as one of those kind, sincere, and self-sacrificial people that make the daily choice to put God...
    OblitusAuri OblitusAuri 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    I think it's a milestone

    and a very important event when you rediscover your faith in God, Lord Jesus Christ. :) Lots of people go to church, attend a mass, but without paying attention to what the pastor or priest preaches.. Not reliving what is taught or shared.. I grew up with a catholic family...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Dear Lord, Jesus, send your Holy Spirit upon us

    voter on this election day, so that we may be inspired to properly vote the people and propositions YOU know is best for our states, country, and the world, which may OR may not be who or what I think would be best. Please guide us. Amen
    rfrr56 rfrr56 70+, M 1 Response Nov 4

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    This will just talk crazy

    and we are all tested every single day. What a comforting thought to know that my heavenly father watches over me. And all I have to do is worship and obey and will have life everlasting. This means more to me then just going to happen. But spend it with my family. The way I...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I would like to share a devotion from of my

    favorite devotionals called Learning To Worship His Name. scripture Reading: Leviticus 20:1-8 scripture Focus: "Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD which sanctifies you...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response May 1

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    What have I become, my sweetest friend.

    Everyone I know, goes away, in the end...
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I want God at the center of my life.

    I really do. But its so hard with all the distractions in life. When I live for God I am much happier but it takes more effort. Someone at my church camp said. Okay so in life we have boxes in a closet. One box for school, one for social life, friends, family, sports, etc. and...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My All

    God is my everything with out Him I could do nothing he is the air I breathe
    wildflower65 wildflower65 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2011

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    This morning I read a devotion

    that I would like to share with you. Source: The Upper Room; scripture Reading: Ephesians 3:14-21; scripture Focus: Paul wrote, "I can do all things through [Christ] who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13); Thought For The Day: When I feel I cannot continue, God's strength...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    It's All In The Tears

    Humans are all sophisticated animals, and our daily lives can revolve around so many of them. The little things start to pile up and you can get so exhausted and feel like every person has let you down. At the end of the day, I cry. I cry because life seems hard, and I doubt so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    My minister told me this walk with God wasn't

    going to be easy but I feel suffocated, I feel like my anointing is being misused and abused ugh and I have production coming up and everyday I want to pull the plug on it, I feel like I'm too young to be carrying all these responsibilities
    Misunderstood7889 Misunderstood7889 18-21, M Nov 14

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    I would like to share a devotion I read the

    other day. Title: Priceless Treasure scripture Reading: 1 Peter 1:1-9; Psalm 115:1-11 scripture Focus: Not with perishable things such as silver and gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot (1 Peter 1:18-19). October 29...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses May 24

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    There is nothing better

    than to have GOD in the center of my life. some one here on EP keeps telling me that there is no GOD and how GOD has done nothing for me, He told me so many things to try to down me and to get me to lose my faith in GOD. GOD has done so much for me all my life. HE is so great...
    flyingangel7 flyingangel7 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Going through things you can't understand .

    Psalms 40: And psalms 37. Is a guide line when things get confusing for me and others I share with . And john gospel chapter 15 : lightens the hardships in life. Read them 3 x a day for 3 days and it quite revolution for me . Also john chapter one. Psalms 3 . When I forget it...
    elizabethfitzgerald elizabethfitzgerald 56-60, F 3 Responses May 24

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    Sometimes I Forget

    Sometimes I forget that I need Jesus at the center of my life.  That I get my strength from him.   He's always there for me.  He never forgets me. I don't pretend to know how we got here, or why we're here, or what His plans are for any of us. I Do know that...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 5 Responses May 17, 2007

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