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    So, essentially, I suffer from intrusive blasphemous thoughts quite a lot. However, the thoughts don't come at random, but there are some things- actions for example- that can trigger those thoughts.

    I know that these thoughts are horrible, and when I know that a minor and an unimportant thing or action can trigger these thoughts, I really don't know what to do- to go ahead, do the action and, if I won't be able to resist, let the thought happen or just don't do the action.

    The reason for that I think is that I have minor OCD problems.

    These days many many many things can trigger these thoughts in me, because of overthinking and OCD. Therefore, I look for help.

    Thank you very much for reading this.

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    I offered this to another on a similar thread. May it encourage you.

    https://www.amazon.com/Bunyan-Grace-.../dp/1484128206

    Google the book title "Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners" and you'll find a free eBook version at The Chapel Library site.
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    Thanks mate

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    But I want to serve God- I just don't know whether what I'm doing in terms of responses to the thoughts is right or wrong.

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    Christians can sometimes focus on the wrong things. God knows two things about you. 1) your mental condition 2) your heart. God knows what you're going through and why. There is a distinction between these kinds of thoughts vs a willful rebellion or blasphemy. God isn't a legalist, He understands.
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    This guys close to home for me, I suffer the same thing. There are two options, see if you can find any sort of medication, or do what I did, and just try to STOP. Now the first option is way easier, so you might want to do that. The the key to the second option is just to stop and move on. Hope that makes any sense
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    Thank you very much, I'll definitely try doing that

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    Accept the thoughts and ignore them. I have had thoughts like that before. They can do you no harm. These thoughts have no power over you. They are worthless and mean nothing so just keep going about your day. They are not an expression of who you are as a person. It would be another story all together if you enjoyed these thoughts, and deliberately thought on these thoughts , and thought about how angry you are at God , and decide to call him every curse word under the sun. If you are having bad thoughts about God because you are trying to get rid of them that is normal. It is your brain flagging them as important. Just try to not think of a white bear for 5 minutes and see what happens.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CherieR View Post
    Accept the thoughts and ignore them. I have had thoughts like that before. They can do you no harm. These thoughts have no power over you. They are worthless and mean nothing so just keep going about your day. They are not an expression of who you are as a person. It would be another story all together if you enjoyed these thoughts, and deliberately thought on these thoughts , and thought about how angry you are at God , and decide to call him every curse word under the sun. If you are having bad thoughts about God because you are trying to get rid of them that is normal. It is your brain flagging them as important. Just try to not think of a white bear for 5 minutes and see what happens.
    This is a common symptom of OCD, so it goes much deeper than what you are suggesting. That's like telling someone with a cold to ignore symptoms and the cold will go away.
    We can all have some random, unwanted thought from time to time, but with people with OCD it is much more frequent and difficult to let go. Some can even be violent and grotesque. For example if a parent were to have this problem and get a thought to run over their own child with their car, it's difficult to escape A) the horror of thinking that would ever enter your head, and in some cases B) the visual image associated with it. While the thoughts are harmless, they are not easy to ignore.
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    I feel for you its the worst thing ever. . think about this first philipans 4:8 read it and than 1 RECOGNIZE the thought 2) if the thoughts against God REBUKE it and tell what it is 3) REPLACE find scripture and use it. so 1. recognize 2 rebuke 3 replace with GODS WORD. You got to use the Word rebuke the thought in JESUS NAME. i did this but stopped but it worked and also write down your battle 1) the battles: ocd than 2)when and how long it last, 3)than what happened not everything just a lot of thoughts just ughh i say lol than 4) what did you do get mad or was rejoicing through it. 5) the lesson i put a lot was USE GODS WORD. oh remmeber Jesus got you through one battle HE WILL GET YOU THROUGH IT ALLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!
    see i have this thing where i feel i have to change it to a positive word ugh it works for a little awhile but gets harder. so We have to use Gods Word only. Start memorizing scripture. I hope this helps. I sometimes ignore the thought which brings liek anxiety up the roof. i hope this helps. Father God you know what we deal with we need help to renew our minds please help us bring every thought to make obience to you and gives us love and joy to fight this battle. We love you pray this in YOUR PRECIOUS SONS NAME JESUS CHRIST <33333 AMEN
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    Quote Originally Posted by preacher4truth View Post
    I offered this to another on a similar thread. May it encourage you.

    https://www.amazon.com/Bunyan-Grace-.../dp/1484128206

    Google the book title "Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners" and you'll find a free eBook version at The Chapel Library site.
    This book is also on youtube read by a man with a really clear voice, i find it useful to listen to it when i am ready to go to sleep, after i have thanked God for my day...It will help you tremendously, and it is three and half hours long...xox...
    PSALM 107:20 He sends His word and heals me and rescues me from the pit and destruction.

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    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems

    may help
    Yeah, if ya want secular humanism... trying to help without the Lord Jesus Christ.

    You guys need to cast the devil OUT and cast down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God.

    Just simply renew your mind and learn who you are IN CHRIST and what are the rights and privileges Jesus purchased for His people with His finished work at the Cross.

    The answer is in God's promises primarily found in the New Testament.
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    Thank you so much everyone- this definitely shone some light on the situation. God bless you all
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    I deal with it too i know how painful it can be. read psalm 23 i will fear no evil for you are with me. Meaning you dont have to fear these evil thoughts because Gods with You He wont let you fall. and the you shall not want because Jesus will give you pure thoughts You have the mind of Christ.
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    It's called OCD. Your brain is just kind of.. acting against you sometimes. And the more pressure you put on not doing it the more your brain just does it. Just take a deep breath and realize that you arnt doing it on purpose. You want to please God and help others around you, it's just thinking about the bad things you CAN think about will cause you to think about them, and the more you focus on not doing something the more you HAVE to think about it so you can concentrate on not doing it. Just relax, dont let it bother you. When you are able to 100% let it go and realize that you are not doing bad will the thoughts stop. I've been through the same thing, so trust me. Just have faith that God wants whats best for you. Dont have faith in you, but have faith in God to do right.
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    Christians should be giving the devil intrusive blasphemous thoughts... you know, do what Jesus did and quote what God said in response to the devil's garbage... do it with consistency and he'll leave.

    When he comes back, speak God's Word some more... the devil ought to be able to count on a good whippin when he comes to your house!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockrz View Post
    Christians should be giving the devil intrusive blasphemous thoughts... you know, do what Jesus did and quote what God said in response to the devil's garbage... do it with consistency and he'll leave.

    When he comes back, speak God's Word some more... the devil ought to be able to count on a good whippin when he comes to your house!
    Clearly you know nothing about OCD.
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    Cause I've idolized my words
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ugly View Post
    Clearly you know nothing about OCD.
    I suffer with these thoughts and they are very disturbing, I never thought of fighting back with thoughts against the evil one like the above post suggested, but then isn't that giving attention to the devil...I just thank God that He sees our heart, searches it and knows that what my thoughts may say are not from my heart but my mind...Some people say to let these thoughts just flow, but i find that so hard to speak them through in my mind, so i try to do what the bible says and replace them with lovely thoughts about Jesus and tell the devil to get behind me, i wonder if people who don`t suffer with OCD get these thoughts...xox...
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    Clearly you know nothing about OCD.
    I don't need to cause... Jesus took that upon Himself so I wouldn't have to have it, and so I won't ever have it.

    Why waller around in man kind's point of view when we can see things from the Lord's viewpoint???



    I suffer with these thoughts and they are very disturbing
    2 Corinthians 10:3-5
    For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh:
    (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds )
    Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
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