Baseball Proposal Fail
Did I just Get Rejected From McDonalds?
I've been turned down many times asking a "girl/lady" out on a date and it grows in you. After becoming a Christian, I've learned how to deal with it and move on. I've accepted it probably wasn't God's best for me.
Tired of Being Rejected
At age 26, miserable beyond description; tired of being left and rejected; tired of not having a man to give love to and receive love from that had any lasting duration - I came to the realization that my life was going nowhere. Ever get that feeling? It's an ever-present feeling that makes you wonder why you're here on earth. Why can everyone else be happy, but not me?
It was around that time that my thoughts began to drift to an old girlfriend I had partied with in the past. I wondered if she was still happy. We had always been close, until she became one of those "fanatic" Christians. Her life had changed dramatically, and although she was happy, I just felt she was too religious to hang around anymore. So I willfully lost contact with her for six years. On one particular evening I began watching a Billy Graham crusade on TV and reasoned in my mind: Even though she is religious, she can still be my friend, can't she? I was lonely for companionship. The next evening I was at a bar (typical of me on a Friday night) and I went to a pay phone to give her a call. She was glad to hear from me.
We talked, reminiscing over old memories, and catching up on friends from our past. Our conversation ended by her saying she would call me back again soon. Two weeks went by and she didn't call. Finally I decided I'd call her one last time, and if she couldn't make plans for us to get together, I'd just forget her. So I called. Fortunately for me, she was there, and toward the end of our conversation she invited me to a young people's potluck gathering being held at someone's home that was being sponsored by her church. After we hung up, I began thinking: 'I need a change' Why not? What would it hurt?
During the gathering, I sat there staring at these beautiful people. There was a glow about them I had never seen on anyone. Their faces radiated peace and joy, and their words were so gentle and kind. Later on in the evening many of them were asked to testify of how they had entered into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, and how it had changed their life for the better. Each of them gave glory to God for doing it all, because it was not of their own doing. It was God doing it through them by His Holy Spirit, they said.
Two weeks later I decided to surprise my girlfriend by showing up unexpectedly at her church. When I arrived, I found she wasn't there because she had to work that night. But there were many faces I recognized from my old party days, and I loved being there that night. From then on I started attending that church and eventually gave my whole life to Christ. I asked Him to not only be my Savior, but also be Lord of my life, which is what I neglected to do at age 13. Lordship, I was soon to learn, was not obtainable without having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Peace and Joy
The loneliness and lack of peace I had experienced before began to leave. It was replaced with peace and joy I know now only Jesus can give. I found myself surrounded with a whole new set of friends, and the loneliness was also replaced with the hunger and thirst I now had to grow in Christ. I came to realize that no man could give me what I really stood in need of, which was the peace and security of knowing who I am in Christ Jesus. Whether I live or die, I know I have eternal life in Him, and through Him. Jesus Christ is my closest friend. Problems and suffering drive me to Him - not away from Him. And He always rescues me. His Spirit always comforts me.
Since I have decided to seek my Heavenly Father and please Him through this personal relationship with Jesus Christ, by being obedient to His commands in the Bible, He has been so faithful in my life in adding those things that I had so deeply desired within my heart. One of those desires was to marry a man, someone who loved Jesus Christ more than he loved anyone or anything else, including myself. I wanted someone I could share Christ with - not about.
It has been many years now since I made my decision to live for Jesus and several of those years have been with the man who God so faithfully and lovingly gave to me to be my husband. I can honestly say I never knew how precious and fulfilling a relationship with a man could be when Christ is the center of each of our lives. I thank God so much for His faithfulness in answering my prayers for a godly man. It is through this marriage that I am learning to depend and trust more in Christ to meet my every need, because my husband can never meet them all, nor can I meet all of his.
Even though I knew this before I had a husband, I am learning that even with a husband, Jesus Christ wants me to be totally dependent and trusting in Him to meet all of my needs. When I do this, there is no leanness in my relationship with God or in my marriage. It takes the pressure off from my husband in asking him to do things he is not capable of doing.
I take great comfort in knowing that God is faithful to complete that which He has begun in me through my personal relationship with Jesus Christ my Creator. (You may want to read Philippians, Chapter 1, for a clarification of this statement).
For those of you who have a lack of peace, who fear dying, have something missing, who have no real meaning or purpose in life, or experience loneliness and sense a lack of motivation - I delight in saying that Jesus Christ desires to come and fill those voids in your life. But it requires that you let Him have total control of your life. That may seem scary or threatening to some people, but it shouldn't. The Bible says Jesus Christ is the One who made you. (See John 1: 1- 14 for Scripture reference).
Thank you and God bless you for letting me share my heart with you. If this has touched you in any way, please don't go on in life without searching for answers to your questions. My questions brought me to see and realize that only Jesus Christ is the answer to all of my needs. I never knew I could be so free within myself, and it's all because I decided to follow Jesus - letting Him make me into the person He wants me to be - in His image and for His glory. ...
"What is love, really? What does it look like? The world offers us many different versions of 'love', and we can be let down, hurt, surprised, or even rejected. But Jesus Christ showed us true, selfless love when He died upon a bloody cross for our sins and transgressions. Discover the meaning of true love in this short video!"
Jonah - the runaway prophet
"Was Jonah a narrow-minded prophet who rejected God's call to preach to the Ninevites (Gentiles)? Salvation only for the Jews?"
The Stone that the Builders Rejected - Inspirational Videos
"A claymation dude is rejected by his friends; then he returns to save them from evil."
Spurs game wedding proposal...Rejected! 2-27-09
'During commercial break, the coyote brings girl from the stands to assist him with his slam dunk. She is given a ball to hold up and is blindfolded. While blindfolded, they bring her boyfriend from the stands and he gets down on one knee in front of her. The following then takes place..."
The Rejected Husband
"Is Jesus Christ the rejected husband in our lives?"
Feeling rejected and lonely -
"Jeremiah has gone through off of the things that we have gone through and has felt just as lonely and rejected as we have at times. When people start to feel like this, they question God for their feelings of rejection and loneliness. From Sal Sberna's sermon "Spiritual Burnout""
Being Tricked By The Anti-Christ
Being Accepted by Christ
A Better Way to Live Matthew 21:42
"Jesus said to them, Have you never read in the Scriptures: The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. This was the LORDs doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes? Matthew 21:42 To view more videos, visit our website at www.itiswritten.com/betterway. 12/07/07"
Above All (Crucified)
Above all powers, above all kings
Above all nature and all created things
Above all wisdom and all the ways of man
You were here before the world began
Above all kingdoms, above all thrones
Above all wonders the world has ever known
Above all wealth and treasures of the earth
There's no way to measure what you're worth
Laid behind a stone
You lived to die
Rejected and alone
Like a rose
Trampled on the ground
You took the fall
And thought of me
For God So loved the world that, He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
Greg Koukl - Why do so many people reject Jesus?
"Greg Koukl of Stand to Reason answers the question, "If Jesus is the true way to God, then why have so many people rejected Him?" For more visit http://www.str.org."
Minister Farrakhan: The Stone The Builders Rejected
"The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan speaking from the lecture entitled, "The Guide and Guidance Part 2". .."
Banned by PBS: Muslims Against Jihad - Part 1
"FOX News Channel presents the documentary the Public Broadcasting System didn't want you to see. It's a film about the difference between moderate Muslims and the radicals who want to kill us. It asks where are the moderate Muslims and why aren't they speaking out against the Jihadists? And it was financed with $675,000 of taxpayers' money. This film was commissioned as part of the PBS series "America at the Crossroads" about the post 9/11 world, but PBS executives rejected it. PBS claims the filmmakers were "alarmist, overreaching and unfair." The filmmakers say they were censored because of liberal bias at PBS. On a topic this important, we think you have the right to decide for yourself."
Jordan Maxwell - Astro-Theology (14/15)
"Astro-Theology is the first, original, and therefore the oldest, and most respected story on Earth! It did not take ancient man very long to decide that in this world the single greatest enemy to be feared was the darkness of night, and all the unknown dangers that came with it. Simply stated, man's first enemy was darkness.
Understanding this one fact alone, people can readily see why the greatest and most trustworthy friend the human race could ever have was by far, heaven's greatest gift to the world ... that Glorious Rising Orb of Day: ...
Rejected: Rudy Gay Blocks Kobe Bryant (November 30, 2010)
Hitler's iPhone app is rejected by Apple
Kalameh TV 110 Rejection
"The story of an Iranian lady who throughout her life felt rejected by those who should have been closest to her."
" 3 "'If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, 4 I will send you rain in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit. 5 Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until planting, and you will eat all the food you want and live in safety in your land. ..
Punishment for Disobedience
14 “‘But if you will not listen to me and carry out all these commands, 15 and if you reject my decrees and abhor my laws and fail to carry out all my commands and so violate my covenant, 16 then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength....
40 “‘But if they will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors—their unfaithfulness and their hostility toward me, 41 which made me hostile toward them so that I sent them into the land of their enemies—then when their uncircumcised hearts are humbled and they pay for their sin, 42 I will remember my covenant with Jacob and my covenant with Isaac and my covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land. 43 For the land will be deserted by them and will enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them. They will pay for their sins because they rejected my laws and abhorred my decrees. 44 Yet in spite of this, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them or abhor them so as to destroy them completely, breaking my covenant with them. I am the LORD their God. 45 But for their sake I will remember the covenant with their ancestors whom I brought out of Egypt in the sight of the nations to be their God. I am the LORD.'"
46 These are the decrees, the laws and the regulations that the LORD established at Mount Sinai between himself and the Israelites through Moses. -Leviticus 26
"19 Open for me the gates of the righteous;
I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.
20 This is the gate of the LORD
through which the righteous may enter.
21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me;
you have become my salvation.
22 The stone the builders rejected
has become the cornerstone;
23 the LORD has done this,
and it is marvelous in our eyes.
24 The LORD has done it this very day;
let us rejoice today and be glad.
25 LORD, save us!
LORD, grant us success!
26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD.
From the house of the LORD we bless you.[b]
27 The LORD is God,
and he has made his light shine on us.
With boughs in hand, join in the festal procession
up[c] to the horns of the altar.
28 You are my God, and I will praise you;
you are my God, and I will exalt you.
29 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
his love endures forever.
"Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: "'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes'"-Matthew 21:42; Mark 12:10; Luke 20:17;
Jew and Gentile Reconciled Through Christ
"... 19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. 21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit. "
Jesus is "'the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.'"Acts 4:11
"[ The Living Stone and a Chosen People ] As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him—...Now to you who believe, this stone is precious. But to those who do not believe, “The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,"-1 Peter 2:4
The stone which the builders rejected
"GreekOrthodox | August 29, 2008
August 29: Feast of the beheading of St. John the Baptist and Forerunner Καλοφωνικός Εἱρμός Λίθον ὃν ἀπεδοκίμασαν οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες, οὗτος ἐγενήθη εἰς κεφαλὴν γωνίας. Aὐτός ἐστιν ἡ πέτρα, ἐν ᾗ ἐστερέωσε τὴν Ἐκκλησίαν ὁ Χριστός, ἣν ἐξ ἐθνῶν ἐξηγοράσατο. --- Calophonic Irmos The stone which the builders rejected, has become the head of the corner. It is the rock, on which Christ established His Church, which He had ransomed from among the nations."
5 Isaiah 2222 , from youtube.com
Muslim Convert Forcibly Held in Mental Ward
"Abdullah Ahmad Reyad, a 54-year-old engineer, has know God for many years through Yusuf Reyad, his father, also a Muslim Background believer (MBB). Being a Christian, Abdullah applied for his refugee status in Italy. After eight years of patiently waiting, he was rejected and was sent back to Egypt on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006. Starting his new life in Egypt, Abdullah chose to live on Alexandria Ave. and eventually became a member in the Church of Abu Sven of Ambruzu, Maharam Bek, Alexandria. Write to www.egypt4christ.com"
D-Wade gets blocked by Demond Greene!!!