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Deceived: Must be Diligent to Avoid Corruption

Deceived: Must be Diligent to Avoid Corruption

Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.” (1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV) Motivating Monday! This past weekend and starting today, many kiddos are heading back to college. Many starting their first year. A college friend of mine questioned on fb, in three words- what would we tell our 18 year old selves. I’ve pondered this a great deal, because so much happens at 18. No longer in high school and given freedom, a taste of independence entering next phase of life. Focus I would tell my 18 year old self, “Vicki, stay focused!” It’s easy to rock an 18 […]

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Wisdom, Understanding, and Truth- All Available today!

Wisdom, Understanding, and Truth- All Available today!

Destruction and Death say, ‘Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.’ God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells, for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters, when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm, then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it. And he said to man, ‘The fear of the Lord- that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding. […]

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Righteous…God’s Righteousness, traded Old for New

Righteous...God

The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like the cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is Upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” (Psalm 92:12-15 NIV) Motivating Monday! Monday needs to be positive and motivating! What sounds better than knowing God’s righteous ones will flourish like a palm tree, bearing fruit in old age, and staying fresh and green? This sounds […]

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“We Don’t Know,” Let’s Do Better! Yes, We Can!

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Jesus replied, “I will ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. John’s baptism- where did it come from? Was it from heaven or from men?” They(Chief Priest and Elders) discussed it among themselves and said, “If we say, ‘from heaven,’ he will ask, ‘Then why didn’t you believe him?’ But if we say, ‘From men’- we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet.” So they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.” Matthew 21:24-27 NIV) Forward Friday!  Today’s Scripture is action packed […]

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Food! We Love to Eat! Yet, Deeper Understanding…

Food! We Love to Eat! Yet, Deeper Understanding...

Meanwhile his disciples urged him, “Rabbi, eat something.” But he said to them, “I have food to eat that you know nothing about.” Then his disciples said to each other, “Could someone have brought him food?” “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. Do you not say, ‘four more months and then the harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest!” (John 4:31-35 NIV) Motivating Monday! Grateful for all prayers and messages! David and I are better, and each […]

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Encamping: God’s Powerful Protection

Encamping: God

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them. (Psalm 34:7 ESV) Forward Friday! As the world turns more combative, and societal confuison has exploded, I believe as in every good graph, we’ll see a peak and then a decline. While writing about societal confusion for years, I sense we may be reaching our peak- and decisions will be made to awaken and walk towards God, our only hope. Not any god, The God-Jehovah Jireh, where Abraham was led to offer Issac as a burnt offering- when God had planned a sacrifice lamb all along. […]

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Relied: Careful, Evaluating Who We Trust

Relied: Careful, Evaluating Who We Trust

“Were not the Cushites and Libyans a mighty army with great numbers of chariots and horsemen? Yet, when you relied on the Lord, he delivered them into your hand. For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish thing, and from now on you will be at war.” (2 Chronicles 16:8, 9 NIV) Motivating Monday! Yikes! I’m sorry having missed most of the last two weeks- I’ve been baffled beyond. Here I am in my eighth year of blogging Biblical Truth…teaching God’s Word to […]

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Faith: A Shield, Extinguishes All Flaming Arrows

Faith: A Shield, Extinguishes All Flaming Arrows

In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. (Ephesians 6:16 NIV) Motivating Monday!  Lord, you know we need motivation today. Our country is under attack, more people believe in false propaganda. An unwillingness to move beyond self ideologies of their own belief system. Those who belong to this group are becoming more nasty, only way I can explain as I have experienced. The devil wants division, knowing when a house is divided, this cannot stand. A Biblical principle applied to any divisive plan. How […]

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Remnant: God’s Very Selective, Avoid Deception

Remnant: God

“But I will leave with you the meek and humble, who trust in the name of the Lord. The remnant of Israel will do no wrong; they will speak no lies, nor will deceit be found in their mouths. They will eat and lie down, no one will make them afraid.” (Zephaniah 3:12, 13 NIV) Forward Friday! I picture blue states holding a small teddy bear, with a big teddy bear waiting for their people, if only Governors would stop their foolishness and repent. Destruction and devastation is happening in Minnesota on a larger scale from what happened in Ferguson, […]

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Freedom: Hearing, Perceiving, and Understanding

Freedom: Hearing, Perceiving, and Understanding

They disagreed with among themselves and began to leave after Paul had made his final statement: The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your forefathers when he said through Isaiah the prophet: ‘Go to this people and say, “You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving. “For this people’s heart has become calloused, they hardly ever hear with heir ears, and they have closed their eyes. (Acts 28:25-27 Motivating Monday! Memorial Day 2020, honoring all who paid an ultimate price for our freedom. Remembering this, never to be forgotten- is reason enough […]

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