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I Want to Be a Better Christian

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    Negative Confessions,

    Inner Vows & Curses - Spiritual Housecleaning*** Ever get disturbed by the massive amount of 'positive thinking' guru garbage that's out there? Why is it so big? It's big, because it's precepts are based on biblical principles, and it will work for people until the day they...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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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 this life.  I know God loves us all, and he will bless us along our way. 
    BellaFairy BellaFairy 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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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 Ellsworth Maine where I was born, where to this day, I do not know who my real mother and father were. But because I know of the Sovereignty of God I know his personal care of my...
    Ministerofblog Ministerofblog 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    #God's Love & compassion # Make a difference

    #God has gifted U to help lead them home!# Jesus Christ God's love in action = World Salvation
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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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 the cloud of teenage culture and corruption that surrounds me every day. i WANT to be better, and it's the...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    May The Lord guide me.

    I pray to him to have the Holy Spirit, to be covered in his blood (actually just means protection not literal), to heal others, do big things for him, deliverance, to become stronger spiritually meant ally and physically, help others, become wiser, talk to others about GOD...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 22

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    STOP SAYING "STOP JUDGING ME" * * Pray

    before judging!!!! And watch this video before you comment.
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Who really is my neighbor.

    Do they need to live near or far? Do we have to share the same faith?
    Tuesdaygone Tuesdaygone 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 8

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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 a London girl and find it hard to fit in the North of England , I have been up North for five years now. But some Christians...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    I want to be a better Christian,

    so I can love others without even questioning it, or thinking about it. I've always judged people before I actually met them, and in certain I was wrong; I learned from my mistakes. My mistakes are what make me a better person. I'm learning everyday, but as I do so I realize God...
    LoverofKids LoverofKids 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    God, I feel like I am dying I love you so.

    . but this hurtsAll this infliction, lost what I hope so much forIf this dying brings me closer to you.. let it beYou're the only one I can't live withoutI just wish these people, the on lookers.. the outsidersI want them to see you.You are the one keeping me..You are our hope in...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    In this fight.. it may make you scream.

    . it may make you cry.But within you a warrior is being brought forth. The brave, the strong in the Lord.. go through hell. Those gates will never prevail. I have set the course of your life, to bring you to this point. My peace is with you to...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Be Anxious for Nothing -Approximately 90

    percent of the people in Jesus first century context were poor and living in abject poverty.Life was difficult, and life expectancy was very low in comparison to modern times. In that context, Jesus said, “Do not worry about your life.” Jesus was not being flippant...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING

    UNCOMFORTABLE--Segment from last "Eye of the Storm" radio broadcast"GETTING COMFORTABLE BEING UNCOMFORTABLE"Huh? How can that be? Is it not an oxymoron? True that one can not really be totally comfortable while being uncomfortable but one can have peace and joy in the midst of...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know that of you make a mistake

    and truly repent God forgives you. But what if you keep making the same mistakes over and over again? Then what? How long before he stops? I know he does forgive as long as you mean it, but what if you don't even know if you mean it anymore? I don't want to lie, I really don't...
    thanamesnyaa thanamesnyaa 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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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 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 2

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    All my life (since I've been old enough to

    think about my faith and my walk with Jesus) I've had problems with being lukewarm. Lately, I feel I keep falling further and further away. I still hear the voice of the Holy Spirit telling me things are wrong, but I keep doing them. I feel saddened by this and want to be a...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 16

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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 have his love. I can't make it without him. I know he loves me for rebuking me and putting on my spirit to stop and change my ways and come back to him. I do believe he can...
    WalkThroughTheFire WalkThroughTheFire 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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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 it that will make me happy, seems to be my mantra, instead of things like, 'how can I help someone today?' I've fallen off the...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 17 Responses Mar 12, 2008

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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 conversation with God. " Me: God, can I ask You a question? God: Sure Me: Promise You won't get mad God: I promise Me: Why did You...
    amycakes23 amycakes23 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    I feel like in recent years,

    I've drifted away from my closeness to God. I put more focus into certain things than I did with Him. I know it's not too late to get that closeness back. It's of utmost importance to do so this year.
    ceexa ceexa 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I sometimes feel lost

    because I want my own life and I want god as we'll. but I know that I cannot have both...
    GodAlwaysLovesMe GodAlwaysLovesMe 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    A JEALOUS GOD: TESTIMONY OF AN X-JEHOVAH'S

    WITNESS - Read Isaiah 5 and Isaiah 65
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 17

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    I have been avoiding Mormon missionaries

    and Jehovah witnesses that walk by my apartment. Haven't been to church in a long time, but I read my daily bible plan on my bible app and watch Miles a minute and pray before I eat and sleep.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Remember Jesus told us of families getting

    broke up that they turn against each other. He told us they will kill us thinking they are doing God a service but not so they don't know him. He warned us of persecution ..so we won't stumble and turn on him. ~ I don't know why all this darkness has to be manifested on earth...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    You do know that most people

    that claim to know Christ won't go fishing for the lost. 1st off they think they're too good, 2nd They aren't strong enough. They don't know who they are in Christ. 3rd They/WE should never turn a blind eye on the lost..they are lost just as we once were. Instead of thinking...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Jul 23

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    I have decided to follow Jesus No turning

    back No turning back The cross before me The world behind me No turning back No turning back
    esmer2496 esmer2496 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Hear the word of the Lord,

    ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land....* * My people perish from a lack of knowledge. Hosea 4: 6~ Links in comments
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Loneliness driving you to drink,

    Christian? ** Additional Info in comments below.
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I've called myself a Christian

    for forty years. The last thirty, at least, and maybe all forty have been a heavy spiritual war... until today. It feels like I'm born again, for the very first time. A major battle has been won today; a new hill has been taken; a new depth of peace has been attained! Possibly...
    LivingDavid LivingDavid 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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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 church now ...nothing seems to be a good fit...but have to stop with the excuses....I want and desire so much...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Sometimes God sends an angel to block our path

    from what we want because it will be to our own ruin - The story of Balaam. - We may not understand everything.. but do not be troubled by this.. For God's plans are better. And at the end it will all make sense..and we will praise him for not letting us go our own way making...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Believe in God, and everything the bible says,

    including the Holy Ghost power, but still do things I don't want to do, don't do the things I want to do! Should be so simple, but yet seems so hard!
    imfree2bme imfree2bme 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 24

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    I don't want to be a crossdresser anymore

    because Deuteronomy 22:5 says I shouldn't be and I want to listen to that. God didn't make me to be a crossdresser. I know this and I want to do what he wants because he is the alpha and the omega the beginning and the end. Praise Jesus Christ my savior
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 3

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    God bless you brothers

    and sisters -Encouragement
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

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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 love for you drifted further away when my heart broke and i've not learnt how to love you again becuase am afraid...
    Pancrecious Pancrecious 22-25, F 3 Responses May 22, 2011

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    I Almost Lost

    There are many kinds of sin available in our world today. But, we need to remember that this is not our home. We need to run the race with our eyes firmly planted on Jesus Christ our Savior, Our Families and fellow Christians running beside us along the way. And my God will...
    SweetMae SweetMae 56-60, F Nov 23, 2013

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    It's really difficult commuting my relationship

    as a Christian in my family. None of my family really has a set religion and they're not entirely supportive of me being Christian. I've committed my life to Christ and follow in Jesus. I know he has the right path for me, and although this path can be difficult I try very hard...
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Sep 7

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    ARE YOU SLEEPING DURING THIS SEASON,

    WHEN YOU SHOULD BE AWAKE? WAKE UP YOUR DESTRUCTION IS COMING BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT IN THE SAFETY OF JESUS. YOU ARE FREE GAME FOR SATAN!!! WAKE UP LOVE- WAKE UP!!
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    Witchcraft, Sorcery,

    Satanism & Occultic Rituals are CONDEMNED
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Aug 29

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    Woman says to Jesus within her heart,

    "I have so many dreams and plans for my life, I need your help to establish those plans, so if you could just get on it, like as soon as possible, I'd really appreciate it, k..thanks.." Jesus replies, "That's not how it works, your selfish dreams and your selfish plans must...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I am ready to fully commit my life

    and began with God. I have had so many challenges and let downs in life. I have been the good guy and the bad guy. I have tried by best to pray everyday and have a better walk and relationship with God, but have allowed worldly things to get in the way. I have been in four long...
    exoticlotus21 exoticlotus21 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I had to learn the hard way what the old folks

    meant by "it ain't no harm to keep your mind stayed on Jesus" because you can't hate your neighbor when your mind is on Him. Lesson learned
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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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, Christianity. Some parts will be questionable, even plain "wrong," but I ask that you read with a sincere, open mind, and...
    Radience Radience 18-21 2 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    CHRISTIAN TESTIMONIES: LET GOD USE YOUR

    CHRISTIAN TESTIMONYMany born again Christians don't realize just how subtle yet FRUITFUL the attacks are from the devil to persuade them to stay SILENT about what Jesus Christ has done in their lives. As Daryl Favreau shares: Our testimony is not OURS to bury. It belongs to GOD...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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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 dwindled, because I haven't had a place to sink my roots into, a place I can call home and be with friends and really build into the community...
    Christabel Christabel 19-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    I've been a Christian

    for almost 13 years (age 29 when I accepted Christ). I never had any sudden transformation when I became a Christian. My faith grew when I walked the darkest times in life. Now that I am remarried to my previous (alcoholic) husband, my struggles are different. We are not...
    tracylpiatt tracylpiatt 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yo guys, I'm 17 I'm a born again Christian.

    Or so I say I am. I'm not really living the way god wants me too. However I am a moral nice moral guy . But if you we're to talk to me you just think I'm soft and not a Christian. I'm really hoping to become better Christian. Is there any one else that feels this way?
    thisguyah thisguyah 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    So I took a big leap in my life tonight,

    I made an incredible decision. :) I made the decision to accept Jesus as my saviour and follow God for life. <3 :)
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 8

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    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 24

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