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I Want to Be a Better Christian

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    I feel like god & I haven't connected in a super long time, and that is my fault I haven't really been there for God the way he's always been here for me.. I just want God & I to...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Note To God. - Dear God, am so sorry i've been angry for so long the pain has been unbearable. In my faith i fell so hard i've not been able to dust myself,my...
    Pancrecious Pancrecious 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22, 2011

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    Sin Is What You Do, Not What You Are. -
    churinga churinga 70+, M Oct 17, 2013

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    The Catholic Mary is Semiramis the Queen of Heaven.
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Church Life - I grew up going to church very regularly and being very involved becauce my father is a minister. When I moved to a different town for school, I haven't gone very...
    JadeHealy JadeHealy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 27, 2009

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    In His Hands - I am not sure what will happen tomorrow, or past that.  All I know is that I will keep having faith in the Lord, because I know he has a purpose for me in...
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    Unstable... But Hopefully Not For Long - My husband and I have been looking for a home church for two years. During this time the stability of my relationship with God has really...
    Christabel Christabel 19-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    Which, Witch Is Which - A Testimony Of Deliverance From The Darkest Pit! - My personal Testimony! I was raised in a small town called Taunton, Mass. after having moved from...
    Ministerofblog Ministerofblog 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    The Role of the Godly Woman in an Ungodly World.
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 13, 2013

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    Humility - Everything I feel is the opposite to the prayer I make myself pray every day.  I am just so lacking in humility.  To think of how Jesus did not cling to His equality...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 8 Responses Apr 25, 2011

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    Don't Hide From Mercy; Plead For Mercy! - ‘Keep clear of concealment, keep clear of the need of concealment.  It is an awful hour when the first necessity of hiding anything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    God before anything. I want to be closer to God on a whole nother level.. Im working extra hard for it (:
    blahhooplah blahhooplah 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Still Grinding...Reading The Word Daily Since February 2013.. - I am now at the end of James...I believe that good seed is being sown into my life if nothing else...and I made a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4, 2013

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    I Want to Be a Better Christian! - My mom and I are christians but we never do attend church anymore. I don't know why my mom doesn't. She keeps saying we're going to go but we...
    Sasquatch1990 Sasquatch1990 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Dear God - I FIND MYSELF SO LOST I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED I WAS HAPPY WITH THE WAY THINGS WERE GOING BUT NOW IM SO CONFUSED...I SUDDENLY DON'T CARE I ONLY CARE WHEN IM AT CHURCH...
    liftmeup21 liftmeup21 18-21, F 4 Responses May 29, 2011

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    To Be A Better Wife - I want to be a better wife to my husband. I am thankful for all that he is and what he does for our family. Sometimes he works seven days a week so I can stay...
    traditionalwifeanjul traditionalwifeanjul 36-40 8 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    I am a born again Christian , I have been away from god for many years , I have now had a life changing event, dui charge, which put everything I have at risk. I have nice things...
    Cam305 Cam305 46-50 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I'M So Glad I'M Getting Discipline From Daddy (Aka Jesus) Praise him - I pray every day for him to bring me out of darkness and sin, so I can truly be with him how I once was and...
    WalkThroughTheFire WalkThroughTheFire 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    IM Trying to Be Closer to God. - HELLO EVERYONE!! WELL I GROW UP BEANING A CHRISTIAN.  I'M HISPANIC AND A CHRISTIAN. MOST OF ALL MY FAMILY ON BOTH SIDES OF MOTHER AND FATHER A...
    chellie77 chellie77 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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    The Bride Made Herself Ready.
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 29, 2013

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    Better Each Day - He who loves a quarrel loves sin; he who builds a high gate invites destruction. Proverbs 17:19   I remember a young man who gave a talk on a retreat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17, 2012

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    The simple act of sharing experiences particularly Christian themes will always raise the hackles of many that want to disagree. The only life and death teaching and sharing for...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 14, 2013

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    - Don't feel the need to change what is going on in my head right now. I had a talk with a co worker a while ago and we both decided there was more to do on a Sunday then go to...
    Wizzard Wizzard 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 3, 2007

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    Is it bad for me a Christian to read dirty or sexy stuff or join groups like that? I am catholic and it is against ****. It is hard not to
    Christiancountrygirl Christiancountrygirl 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 2

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    I struggle alot with my faith. I just want to be the person who God wants me to be
    balbarius93 balbarius93 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 13

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    I went through a breakup and I want to take this opportunity to be closer to God. Whenever i need strength, i read the scriptures that gives me hope and encouragement. My favorite...
    anneyolores anneyolores 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    What Must I Do -
    churinga churinga 70+, M Oct 20, 2013

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    Trust Me With The Good And The Bad - This is something I read on a random website. It has strengthened me the last few days. A guy is sitting on a park bench and is having a...
    amycakes23 amycakes23 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    Without water death is the reality. Where I live in Australia the climate runs in extremes, little rain equals drought, too much rain will produce flood, the soil is as hard as...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 30, 2013

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    God's Purpose For Me Each Day - “Dear God, show me your purpose for today” I prayed when I awoke There was a smile upon my face as these simple words I spoke For I felt sure...
    Reedemed Reedemed 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    The Jews Are The Elect, Election Isn't Salvation. -
    churinga churinga 70+, M Nov 20, 2013

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    By Their Fruit You Shall Know Them. - There are many different varieties of Christians according to what people post here in this group and elsewhere. To some God demands very...
    churinga churinga 70+, M Nov 21, 2013

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    Pray For Me - I want to do better..be better..I want to truly be in the will of the Father... I wan to submit to his will for my life...be happy and be a great mom....looking for a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Im 24years young I found and accepted God into my heart about 3 years ago. I feel that nothing is impossible with god on your side. My husband (34) on the other hand knew I was a...
    holdingfaith63 holdingfaith63 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    I have always called myself a Christian. But I am not one really. I'm always questioning God and if he exists. I have been through a lot in the past two years. My boyfriend died...
    allyarcher9898 allyarcher9898 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I Admit It - some times i ignore God. not purposefully, at least not every time, but i do it. i just pray that i will be given the strength to see His light shining through...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I need help - Actually, all I want to do is explore my faith, my beliefs, and my values. My family is all Christian, but I don't believe in their form of faith. I have only gone...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Vatican Promotes Mary as a god
    churinga churinga 70+, M Dec 23, 2013

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    Complexities. - Hi Everyone! I really feel the need to share my story, about the past few years and how I have struggled, negotiated, changed, and grown into my new religion...
    Radience Radience 18-21 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Everything Got Worse After Getting Baptised - Everything just have seemed to get worse after getting baptised last september. I have never experienced more sexual thoughts or felt...
    naturallyme8706 naturallyme8706 22-25 3 Responses Feb 12, 2011

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    Young Mother And Wife. - I would like to be a better Christian but a lot of people do not like me as I am clever, good looking and live in a big house in the North of England, I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    What Is the Goal of This Life? - I'm reading a book by John Ortberg called, "It all goes back in the box." It's reminding me that I do a lot of 'vain striving' in my life. What is...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 17 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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    I study my Bible and do Bible studies on my own. We were going to a church in town (we live out in the sticks) and we have not been attending lately because I learned that people...
    belugagirl70 belugagirl70 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    The Church Has Not Replaced Remnant Israel. - The Church Has Not Replaced Remnant Israel. We have wandered so far from our roots which simply means the Gentiles Christians in many...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2013

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    I Strive Everyday to Be Better... - I strive everyday to be better at that, but that is what i am supposed to do.  I am not perfect nor am i expected to be.
    luvbugg77 luvbugg77 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2007

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    I Was Baptized 15 Years Ago, I Wanted To Repent For My Sin And Accepted Jesus As My Savior , I Attend To Church Regularly , But I Don'T Know How To Pray In Public , My Mind Always...
    audiance audiance 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Hard To Forgive My Mother And People Who Have Hurt Me Growing Up... - I am a Christian who turned Christian when I was 12 going on 13. I got saved by the Lord with the help of my...
    Norianna Norianna 41-45, F 11 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    Does The Sin Have To Stop? -
    churinga churinga 70+, M Nov 20, 2013

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    I believe with a passion that until Christianity gets back to the structure of community life built on Judaism the decline of the Church must continue. President Reagan has a...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Peril Of Penal Substitution -
    churinga churinga 70+, M Oct 12, 2013

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    I'm a Christian who believes in evolution. I know a few people are probably already shocked by what I've written. I have no doubt that the 6 days mentioned in the book of Genesis...
    stormglass stormglass 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    It's hard though. I mean, I curse when I get angry. I feel lust. And I have done things in my life that I am so not proud of. I try to build a stronger relationship with God, but...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 16
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