"Baby" Christian

Discussion in 'New Members Welcome' started by Rescued1, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Hello everyone and pleased to meet you all. I am literally a new creature in Christ. Jesus rescued my from the pit of hell and I'm so grateful. I don't come from Christian parents and, actually, severely neglected and abused by them and eventually I turned to cocaine to numb myself from the debilitating feeling of being unloved. It held me captive for 12 miserable years. But God showed up and snapped His fingers at me and I was INSTANTLY delivered from drug addiction, just like that. There is no other explanation than that was the power of my Heavenly Father and no one can take that away from me. I got saved and baptized in July of 2012, but here it is almost 5 years later and I have been really struggling with my faith walk. I also have Aspergers and Bible Study can be problematic for me because I take things literally and I take things out of their intended context. For example, I may have overextended my introduction here.?.?
     
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  2. welcome-balloons-banner-18276327.jpg welcome-balloons-banner-18276327.jpg welcome-balloons-banner-18276327.jpg Welcome rescued1. We are very pleased to have you apart of this forum.

    I'm sure you have looked over your welcome pack and the topics that cannot be discussed. So I will just say welcome again and let you know if you have any questions please feel Free to pm any active moderator, and we will be sure to help you in any way we can

    God bless you abundantly!

    Taking God's Word literally can be a great thing depending upon the Scripture that you are standing upon. Like knowing all that Jesus died to save you from and all your benefits in Christ in being a believer, are great things to take literally!

    Blessings to you
     
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  3. I appreciate your kindness. Thank you.
     
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  4. Welcome to CFS Rescued1
    Thank you for sharing your testimony with us. That's a huge Amen to Nothing or no one can take away the Joy and life we have after God delivers us out of some kind of bondage.

    Again Welcome
    Blessings
    FCJ
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  5. Welcome!! :D

    Christianity is just like growing up. At first, you can't do anything, then you learn to walk... learn... which means you fall, hurt yourself, get up and keep going until the falls no longer hurt. Hang in there, you're doing just fine. :)
     
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  6. Thank you & God bless you!
     
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  7. Thank you so much! Slow and steady wins the race :)
     
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  8. Welcome to CFS! And thanks for sharing your testimony. It was encouraging. Praise the Lord!
     
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  9. I thank you.
     
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  10. Well I read through every word of your introduction, and since I have the attention span of a newt I'd say it wasn't too long. :LOL: Welcome to CFS and God bless you. :)
     
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  11. Welcome to CFS. We are so glad you joined us and that God delivered you from where you were. We can never get so low that God cannot reach us and deliver us. So, welcome sister to the family.

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  12. I appreciate the warm, loving welcomes....Thank you all! It's no accident that God led me to CF :p
     
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  13. Welcome Rescued1 and thank you for sharing your testimony.To God be all the glory :)

    Please be encoraged that even though this Faith walk can be difficult at times, it will be worth it when we come out as pure gold for the Glory of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

    Stay blessed and anchored in Christ.
     
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  14. Thank you! I got my fire back, thanks to CF and much prayer. I won't let anything stop me from pursuing God. He loves us as is and His love for us drives us to keep moving forward, no matter the storms. Jesus is my Rock! To God be the glory!
     
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  15. "Rescued1" - That's the "spirit" of God touching you and giving you direction. :)

    Welcome to CFS and please know that you are among friends here.

    Blessings, on behalf of the CFS Staff,
     
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  16. Blessings to you and the rest of the CFS team, as well. Thank you and I really need Good Friends.
     
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  17. Hello and welcome. Feel free to post. Do not be shy!
     
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  18. Hello and welcome. You sound a lot like me!

    I hope you're well.

    I pray you stay well.

    Blessings, blessings and more blessings!!!
     
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  19. Thank you. I hope you're well also. It's just been like everytime I take another step to draw closer to God, I get shoved 3 steps back. It's the battle going on in my mind. One day I'm confident in my relationship with Jesus and the next day I'm doubting He's on my side.
     

  20. 2Co 10:3 — 2Co 10:5

    For though we walk (live) in the flesh, we are not carrying on our warfare according to the flesh and using mere human weapons. For the weapons of our warfare are not physical [weapons of flesh and blood], but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds, [Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),
    2 Corinthians 10:3‭-‬5 AMPC
    http://bible.com/8/2co.10.3-5.AMPC

    Romans 12:2 ampc....Amp ~ do not be conformed to this world (this age), [fashioned after and adapted to it's external, superficial customs], but be transformed (changed) by the [entire] renewal of your mind [by its new ideas and its new attitude], so that you may prove [for yourselves] what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God, even the thing which is good and acceptable and perfect [in His sight for you]

    Kick out the bad thoughts of the devil and renew your mind with the Word. Put on your helmet of salvation. And take your victory over this battle in your mind. This is true spiritual warfare.

    Blessings my friend
    Praying for your peace and strength. For the Joy of the Lord is your strength.
     
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