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Secret Wisdom: Those Who Seek, Find!

Secret Wisdom: Those Who Seek, Find!

No, we speak of God’s secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began. None of the rulers of this age understood it, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. (1 Corinthians 2:7, 8 NIV) Forward Friday!  If we could only learn from past examples, all circumstances conducted positive, would be light years ahead. This includes all spectrums of life. God’s wisdom has been around before time began. It’s amazing to think about time and even more so…before time began. Many mommas and dads are […]

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Kind, Gracious Words…Sweetness, Health

Kind, Gracious Words...Sweetness, Health

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. (Proverbs 16:24 ESV) Motivating Monday!  Have you noticed honey, unless a straight pointed bottle, has a tendency to spread and be sticky. Dining at Cracker Barrel yesterday, I had honey everywhere almost missing my biscuit. This made me think beyond health benefits and multiples times honey is mentioned in the Bible, how this sweet substance can set the example, to spread sweetness- kind, gracious, genuine words. Sweetness This kind of sweetness is natural for very few people. Like often we can revert back to old […]

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Light/Darkness…Woe to Anyone Calling Evil Good

Light/Darkness...Woe to Anyone Calling Evil Good

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! (Isaiah 5:20 ESV) Forward Friday! Have you ever wanted to block something out of mind- due to intensity of concern? I believe this is where I’ve been, allowing myself to look elsewhere, mainly immersed in family activity. Schools have begun for many, we still have a few weeks. I’m marveling in thoughts of a yo-yo! This summer feels like a continuous yo-yo or possibly more of a whirlwind, we’ve had our oldest […]

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Productivity: Trading Unimaginable for God’s Prepared

Productivity: Trading Unimaginable for God

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him.” These things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the debts of God. (1 Corinthians 2:9, 10 ESV) Motivating Monday! Capturing my husband’s thoughts for today. God’s purpose always heavy on his heart, productivity key. He is most concerned having his clients prepared for the monthly USDA crop report this Friday, first look at new crop yields. Historically, this is a major market mover…leading into […]

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Right/Wrong: Matter of Hearts, Crossroads

Right/Wrong: Matter of Hearts, Crossroads

“Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of man or be terrified by their insults. For the moth will eat them up like a garment; the worm will devour them like wool, my salvation through all generations.” Isaiah 51:7, 8 NIV) Crossroads The Prophet Isaiah was a powerhouse in his day. He knew Jewish history, Hebrew literature and has been quoted more than any other prophet in the NT. He was an adviser to Judah, who saw a crossroad with their future. Sounds quite like […]

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Bold As A Lion, God’s Way- His Will!

Bold As A Lion, God

The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion. (Proverbs 28:1 ESV) Motivating Monday!  Today’s verse has intrigued me. Am I bold as a lion? Since today is Monday, it’s time we roar! Not yell and complain, bold is all together different. Boldness is defined as willingness to take risk, confidence or courage. When accepting Jesus’ call to come, we take a risk. It’s risky to stand apart from current circles, becoming bold for Christ Jesus. A growing Word knowledge helps thicken skins to avoid tanking emotionally. Someone speaks against me- call me […]

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Words: Acceptable In God’s Sight?

Words: Acceptable In God

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. (Psalm 19:14 ESV) Words There is no excuse for stupidity. In societal confusion, we’re experiencing a good amount. When having to repent for words, reflecting stupidity…we know Christ desires more for us than speaking stupid words, stemming from our hearts. This can be totally innocent, yet, does not mean acceptable in God’s sight- and certainly not for unknowing targets. Character Oh, Jesus…teenagers are innocent to how curse words spoken reflect character and integrity.  May King David’s […]

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Promises…God’s Faithfulness Revealed

Promises...God

The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart, devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace, they find rest as they lie in death. (Isaiah 57:1, 2 NIV) Motivating Monday! With heavy hearts, thoughts and prayers are with survivors and family members of the Duck boating tragedy in Branson, MO. Also, a fire in San Marcus, TX began early morning with five individuals missing. The sermon we heard yesterday- made a valid point, we can be with Jesus […]

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Church: Meaningful, Earnestly Praying

Church: Meaningful, Earnestly Praying

So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. (Acts 12:8 NIV) Forward Friday! I believe at any time, God will direct readers to this blog. Believers, Non-Believers, and those with peaked interest have thoughts stimulated, and those willing are encouraged. We’ve all landed in situations and someone may be there right now, when the feel of prison walls surround, or pressure felt by guards- not literal for most, yet…the need for help. Peter had the church. The Church I’ve heard and spoke many times wondering…what we would do without our church. Through […]

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Competitiveness, God’s Creation, And Reactions…

Competitiveness, God

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore, pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.  (Matthew 9:37, 38 ESV) (more…)

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