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Old 11-01-2010, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Oregon
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As Christians, what sin(s) do you feel you struggle MOST with?

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Lack of patience in suffering fools.
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:24 PM
 
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When i sin i acknowledge that i have stepped out of the grace of God and under the law.

By the way you guys are angels compared to me , i dare not share what i can be like due to the weak in faith
An interesting thing about those who are forgiven much, as compared to those who are forgiven little ...


Luk 7:47
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:28 PM
 
Location: RI
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An interesting thing about those who are forgiven much, as compared to those who are forgiven little ...


Luk 7:47
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
So true .
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Old 11-01-2010, 01:36 PM
 
Location: South Jordan, Utah
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Good to know there are no struggling murderers on here.
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Old 11-01-2010, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Good to know there are no struggling murderers on here.
Well, at first I laughed at your comment, then soon after I realized that there very well may be Only God knows the secrets in the heart of any person.
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Old 11-01-2010, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Miami, FL
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An interesting thing about those who are forgiven much, as compared to those who are forgiven little ...


Luk 7:47
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
I wonder how Simon felt when Jesus said that.
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Old 11-01-2010, 02:30 PM
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Location: Beautiful Niagara Falls ON.
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Well, Jesus said that ,"If you have faith the size of a mustard seed you can move mountains". I'm not moving many these days. My biggest sin by far and I think most Christians also is not putting our entire faith and trust in God and His promises to us.

Jesus summed up the entire law of God by telling us that we should Love the Lord with all of our being and to love our neighbour, {ALL OTHERS} as ourselves. If we were faithful in these things then I don't think we would have to much to worry about in relation to other sins.
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Old 11-01-2010, 05:03 PM
 
Location: South Jordan, Utah
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Well, at first I laughed at your comment, then soon after I realized that there very well may be Only God knows the secrets in the heart of any person.
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Old 11-02-2010, 03:30 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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I thought this would be a good thread to help others see that ALL of us struggle. Even those that claim to have overcome sin must still struggle? So share...as long as it's PG-13.

Me first.

Anger. I didn't think this was something I struggled with until recently. I almost NEVER show anger outwardly, but it bubbles up inside of me quite a bit. Many times this has to do with other peoples driving abilities.

Vanity. I am vain, I've gotten better tho. I think.

Drinking. I have been known to get tipsy.

I'm sure there are lots of others. I've (well Jesus really) successfully overcome some of the really grave sin in my life so I know there is hope for me to overcome the rest.

I mean I used to be REALLY bad. I'm a lot better now. I honestly can take no credit for it tho. Jesus instantly healed me of many of my sinful desires so that things I used to think I could not live without, I now hate.

You?
I don't "struggle" with any. I know and recognize that I'm going to sin, and accept my nature as it is.
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Old 11-02-2010, 03:42 AM
 
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Being unable to love others as Jesus loves me. I'm working on it. It was His commandment.
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