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I Want to Have a Better Relationship With God

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 227 People

    Before you make that next decision

    that will have a major effect on your life, wait on God to direct and lead you in the right direction. Let the Holy Spirit guide you down the right path and help you to open the right doors, and make the right choices in life. When you wait on God, you will avoid ending up...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Jan 25, 2014

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    Want A Very Strong Relationship With Our Creator?

    Our Relationship with God can only grow in Spirit and truth if its His will because only God is in full control of all things on spiritual levels that only those spiritually minded with only His true and genuine Spirit can understand; and that is because what they see comes not...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2010

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    I'm Returning

    This may end up being a long story... After generations of my family being Catholic, my grandmother converted to Baptist in the 1970's, after moving from Pennsylvania to Tennessee. In turn, my mother converted, too, and raised me in a Baptist church. We were devout, attending...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Second Chances

    We serve a God of Second Chances, meaning that He never gives up on us. No matter how many mistakes or failures we have made in life. God still loves us and is willing to give us another chance. Man will turn their back on you, man will lie to you, man will betray you, and man...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    Let Us Pray: Dear Heavenly Father,

    I come before You just as I am. I am sorry for my sins. I repent of my sins. Please forgive me. In Your Name, I forgive all others for what they have done against me. I renounce Satan, the evil spirits, and all their works. I give You my entire self, Lord Jesus, now and...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Word Of The Day: Wait

    Before you make that next decision that will have a major effect on your life, wait on God to direct and lead you in the right direction. Let the Holy Spirit guide you down the right path, help you to open the right doors, and make the right choices in life. Whereby waiting you...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Mar 6, 2013

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    You may be under a lot of stress

    and pressures from your job, your relationship, your family and friends, or from life in general. Circumstances are keeping you down and things may not be going as you would have hoped or planned. You may be at the breaking point of giving up and throwing in the towel. “Don...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Mar 4, 2014

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    P = Pray U = Until S = Something H =

    Happens When everything seems to be going wrong in your life: Just P.U.S.H. When the job and the people at the job gets you down: Just P.U.S.H. When people turn their backs on you or betray you: Just P.U.S.H. When your money is 'gone' and the bills are due: Just P.U.S.H. When...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Feb 7, 2014

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    I would like to share w/you a devotion from The

    Upper Room that I read recently. Title: A NEW OLD SONG scripture Reading: Psalm 96:1-6; Psalm 40:3 (NIV) Thought For The Day: In what ways is my life a song of God's love? Like the psalmists, we often have felt weary or ultra-critical of ourselves or others. But unlike them...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    I Feel Guilty Even Looking At This Page to Be Honest

    I had a relationship with God two years ago that was so strong and so powerful that I am ashamed to admit this.. I turned my back on God. I am sure he asked me to leave my relationship and to go West. I was confused, and thought he brought my relationship together. As for going...
    RuMoR RuMoR 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2007

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    God Answers Prayer "Call unto me,

    and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not." Jeremiah 33:3 (KJV)
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Feb 16, 2014

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    Draw near to Him and He will draw near to you.

    ..that's what the bible says. And that's what I want to do this year I want to DELIBERATELY draw to God.I want to fill myself with His Word,to remind myself of His blessings,to live in His goodness,to fill myself with His grace,to see myself through His eyes to see that He finds...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Jan 8, 2014

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    I Will Read My Bible, Put On My Serenity Tape...

    I will be calm and peaceful,,,because God will take care of my problem and my sadness. The tears will come because they are there,...But  I was told I need to cry....Tomorrow I will take 2 Wellbutrin antidepressants because that's what my doctor wanted me to take anyway...
    csan csan 61-65, F Dec 10, 2007

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    Do I Still Hate You?

    I always blamed God for my misfortunes, whether that be my depression, the bullying I underwent, the abuse by a family member that took place or the psychosis that later accompanied it. I never thought that that might just be the way the world went. I remember I always used...
    Meeoko Meeoko 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    Why I Am Single? I am single not

    because I can’t find anyone or I am not attractive on the contrary, it’s because I am trusting God for the woman of my dreams that’s He is preparing for me. God is preparing a special Woman for me who will first become my best friend, my companion, my soul mate, my wife...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2014

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    Stop: Stop doing those things

    that bring you down or hardship. Stop saying you can’t do something when you have never tried or if you have tried and failed keep trying until you succeed. Stop associating with people who use you and discard you like yesterday trash. Stop abusing your body and your mind...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Jan 25, 2014

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    God Is Good Regardless of ..........

    I want a better relationship with God because He (Jesus) is my best friend, but the pain from many traumas is so real and sometimes it is hard to feel that He is close.  I also feel very lonely and wish that God would allow me to have a relationship with a special man.
    dilynn1718 dilynn1718 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2008

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    Staying Close to My Spirit....

    I need to pray and meditate more, I don't think I can overdo that!  With all the everyday, useless distractions I can easily  get caught up in just life.  My life goes smoother, and I am happier when I feel God's presence in my life,  yet why is it so ...
    csan csan 61-65, F Nov 11, 2007

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    Its My Fault I Know

    It started when i stopped going to church. I'm not sure why i stopped going i just stopped waking up to go every sunday. Thats when i felt like my life went to ****. I slowly became unhappy with everyone andeverything around me. I started to learn how to fake it. I would laugh...
    Lifeoutofashes Lifeoutofashes 22-25 Apr 3, 2010

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    Dear God

    Dear God, thank You for all that You do. For You know the things we need of before we ask. I pray that You will guide our footsteps and continue to bless our families, our friends, our finances, our home, our social lives, our commitments, our spiritual life, our present and our...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M 2 Responses May 19, 2013

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    Closer To My Maker

    I want to be closer to God.  I feel as if I use to be when I was younger (teenage years).  Maybe I have become cold, due to my experiences?  Maybe I have become a little bitter.  It's so easy to leave your first love of God.  This world is...
    Phoenix81 Phoenix81 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    We as human being were created in the image of

    God and we have the same likeness or spirit as God; which means: • We are God’s heart, willing to extend compassion, mercy and peace. • We are God’s eyes, bearing in mind and doing what is needed to make our world a better place for all of humanity. • We are God...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Dec 21, 2013

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    One of the most beautiful aspects of the

    Christian Faith is the unity among those who follow Jesus. Through His death, burial, and resurrection, Christ has removed all manmade barriers that separates people and has united them together in true brotherhood and Love. “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave...
    mysteryman1966 mysteryman1966 46-50, M Feb 20, 2014

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    having a better relationship w/God is very

    important to me. I enjoying praising and thanking Him. I enjoy reading my Bible and doing devotions. I use a variety of devotionals. I believe it is important to connect w/God in whatever way we can so I journal my thoughts, questions and prayers. I ask God to quiet my mind...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F Feb 18, 2014

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