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Question about step 1
By Malibu
10/26/2012 4:12:46 PM
If the body is controled by the spirit does it mean our spirit has become too week
To fight our bodies without gods help? Or does it mean only through gods help can our spirit recognize how strong it really is? Don't mean to split hairs just trying to understand. Bottom line is I know I can't beat this on my own. But trying to figure exactly where my effort should be. I understand letting go but having hard time letting go and at same time trying harder. Insight would be helpful. Day 4.

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Ps. I made initial    
"Contact with my Bishop"
posted at 16:14:28 on October 26, 2012 by Malibu
Great Job!    
"I like this talk by Robert Millett.

https://www.lds.org/ensign/1992/06/putting-off-the-natural-man-an-enemy-to-god?lang=eng"
posted at 19:40:52 on October 26, 2012 by chefdalet
To me, it does...    
"But if and when I do things that invite the Spirit of God into my life, then He can burn away my dross in the refiner's fire.

But, at least for me, it is taking a lot of work to invite the Spirit into my life because I've spent too much time serving a lower power instead of my Higher Power. Trying to serve the Higher Power now, instead."
posted at 06:57:13 on October 27, 2012 by G1rlie


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