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find God

To embrace a certain religion or a spiritual connection. Ted's become a completely different person since he found God.
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find God

experience a religious conversion or awakening.
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I was not a very nice person before I found God and that is shown in the film.
This is even suggested by the book's subtitle, "How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion." It seems to imply that we find God, rather than that he finds us: "it's the evidence that leads a physicist to believe in the equations, and it's the evidence that leads a person of faith to believe in God" (p.
She went from an overweight high school student doing drugs to a beauty pageant winner, but it wasn't until she found God that Sheri Rose Shepherd won the diet war, she writes in Fit for My King (Revell, 2009).
She found God's promise was kept and her food supply never ran out.
STEPHEN Gately revealed just two weeks before he died how he had found God and believed in heaven, the Irish Daily Mirror can reveal.
"There is a rumour going around that I have found God. I think this is unlikely because I have enough difficulty finding my keys" - Best-selling writer Terry Pratchett.
The 26-year-old found God after being bullied when he moved to a new school.
Period paintings and a dramatic performance by Tom Melissis portrays the story of a young man, who left his wealthy family in medieval Assisi in search of knighthood, only to return as someone who found God in his life and in his world, and who was therefore compelled to a transcending purpose in sharing the love of God with others.
A highly recommended read, The Deep Place Where Nobody Goes: Conversations With God On The Steps Of My Soul is the personal and inspirational story of Jill Briscoe and her encounters with her spiritual self and how she found God in the midst of her own heart.
Armstrong says that she left the convent because she had not found God. This is an unusual claim after a seven-year search.
The Church website describes it as "an ecumenical movement for all who have found God in the glory of His works of nature".
So Russell Goodway has found God. Well, it makes a change from him believing he is God.
I think in my old incarnation I would have been a bit cynical if I'd had a colleague who'd got into the same sort of trouble as I did, gone to jail and come out saying, "I've found God." '
Although his situation did not change he suddenly found God's peace to be readily available, as the rest of the Psalm shows.
Then, like so many other convicted felons, he found God in the Sarasota Country jail.