I have been a follower of Christ for many years. I need forgiveness; I need Gods forgivess to move forward. I recently gave away my virginity to my now ex-boyfriend and I regret it so much. I love God and my actions were like a slap in the face to the Lord who has given up everything for me. My heart breaks because I have betrayed my values and my God. I feel unclean and unworthy of anyhting God has to offer me. I knew what I was doing was wrong and I still did it... I need forgiveness that only God and Jesus can provide..
Is it even possible to ask God to forgive me after knowingly sinning against him? I was in church today and there was a young woman who was baptized by he Christian boyfriend and I butst out in tears becuase I feel so unworthy. I looked at the two of them, and I felt un-ending shame. Have I sinned too much for God's forgiveness to help me? I feel as though in that stupid act I have become completely unworthy of God's love and the love of a christian man that I so desire....
In my New American Bible, I just read 2 Sameul 8:1 and it states
" After this David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took ...* from the Philistines"
Why is there "...*"? What is suppose to be in that blank spot?
8 In the course of time, David defeated the Philistines and subdued them, and he took Metheg Ammah from the control of the Philistines.
I don't know why there is a blank spot where you are reading. I got this online. (NIV)
Hi, am just at my wits end and in desperate need of advice from someone who understands. Been married for a year now am a Christian and so is my husband. He keeps looking for opportunities to cheat, chatting up girls on Facebook, he even tried once to meet with someone in the church till I found out. Whenever he does these things n I confront him he gets angry n turns it all on me like am the one whose done something wrong. I've done everything but he won't or can't stop. Watches pornography too,I don't know east to do,I feel trapped and afraid of the future, always thinking he's going to do something really shameful n bad one day. N I don't trust anyone I know to talk to. :(
I believe he will continue to be the way he his unless confronted and shows the willing to change. This situation cant go on like this for you two to have a happy marriage. I would recommend Christian counseling and make it clear that he has to go for the sake of the marriage. Best to you.
Hey ladies and gents! I thought it would be nice if we kept a forum up other than the prayer board to keep up a strong communication between us all! How are you doing? Do you need any prayer? Is there anything we can do otherwise? Love you all! xx
Not trying to start an argument here; I know this is a hot topic, but here's another perspective on the tattoo debate. Honestly, even if we do want to use Leviticus as an argument against tattoos, how much cutting is really involved? Scarification, yes, but regular ink tatts?
Enough cutting is involved that it disqualifies you from donating blood with the Red Cross for one year. Otherwise, you can donate every 60 days or six times a year; that is an awful lot of good on a totally selfless act.