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Most Holy Faith: Developed As We Seek…

Right Hand...

But, dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. They said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.” These men who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have the Spirit. But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. (Jude 17-20 NIV) Motivating Monday! What if we looked at our faith…understanding how forceful the world has become, making us question what and why we believe as we do- causing us to look at […]

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Words: Impact Meditations, Greater Faith?

Words: Acceptable In God

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. (Psalm 19:14 NIV) Hearts September 11, 2019…we remember. Today’s Scripture is simple…may the words we speak, and the meditation in our hearts be pleasing to Jesus Christ, our Lord- our Rock, and our Redeemer. So simple, yet, core problem when dealing with hate. Sadly, an entire nation taught to hate America. Where can we help? Let’s look into our own hearts and consider our own words. Change begins within one individual, connecting with others undergoing same […]

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Minds Over Matter/All Things Possible

Minds Over Matter/All Things Possible

Jesus looked at them and said, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26 NIV) Motivating Monday!  Changing our thinking is not always an easy task. In order to stand with the two principles discussed today…there will need to be minds shifting. Two life principles I base my life on: All things are possible with God. Mind over matter. No matter what circumstances, how we see or handle situations are determined in our minds. When teamed up with Scripture, we can do all things through Christ/All things are possible…adjust our thinking, removing any and […]

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Excitement, Football and Great Delight

Excitement, Football and Great Delight

“The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.” (Zephaniah 3:17 NIV) Forward Friday! Excitement is in the air! Football Friday’s- College Day Football are all on this weekend. With our oldest a Senior at Texas A&M, we will be cheering for the Aggies as they take on #1 Clemson. I never attended a full football game until my first A&M game. Predictions are being made…I believe we could see a major upset. Yet, when looking […]

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Authority: God’s Glory, Majesty, Dominion

Authority: God

Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy- to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever, Amen. (Jude 1:24, 25 ESV) Motivating Monday! Happy Labor Day! Ready to stretch- straight for a double caffeinated coffee this morning? Not quite, more power, the most obtainable power, most powerful option…reach for the closest Bible. It’s not man vs. world- these are two of the same; try God vs. devil. […]

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Build One Another Up, Encourage…Peace Reward!

Treasure Building...A Vital Heart Matter

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. (1 Thessalonians 5:11-13 ESV) Forward Friday! A very interesting quote I found in my Bible’s commentary from John and Charles Wesley’s mother. She was asked which of her 10 surviving children was her favorite, she replied, “The one who is sick until he’s well, and the one who’s […]

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Law: Avoid Abolishing…Jesus Warns

Commands...God

“Do not think that I(Jesus) have come to abolish the law or the Prophets, I have not come to abolish, but to fulfill them. I tell you the truth, until Heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. (Matthew 5:17, 18 NIV) Motivating Monday! Says…Jesus, written in red, therefore, the Law of the OT is vital today. While reading Matthew 5:13-16 about salt and light of the earth, the above Scripture caught my attention. How many of us have set through […]

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Disciples’ Fear- Jesus’ Peace; Same Today

Convictions: Basis for Personal Choices

On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord. (John 20:19, 20 NIV) Forward Friday!  TGIF! Wondrous harmony can be heard from many- how thankful we are for Friday. Summer breaks are over for most, others are nearing end. I do not want this Friday’s blog to be any regular Friday…I want us […]

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Spirit and Truth…How Well Are We Worshiping?

Prepared: Avoid Lack of Commitment, Seek Truth

“Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:23, 24 NIV) Motivating Monday! The Samaritan woman could recognize Jesus as an important religious leader. Though, Jesus was clear how the Samaritans worshiped what they did not know. His disciples where surprised he was talking to a woman. The disciples thought he must be hungry, yet when Jesus told them He has food- […]

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Anxiety: Satan’s Tool, Attempt to Make Ineffective

Anxiety: Satan

Do not be anxious about anything.but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, presenting your request to God. (Philippians 4:6 NIV) Anxiety Ready to make possible what the world seems impossible? I’ve blogged on these verses not long ago, however, much need to discuss again. Increased reports and stats concerning anxiety prove fewer people understand God’s Word. When applying Scripture to daily life and specific situations, God’s power is released like a protective covering. If you could have been in my vehicle any of the three close calls this summer, you can attest to how God protected me, […]

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