Deceptive is so deep and dark, as I pray for God to shine light on all darkness; I sense He knows it’s more than we can fathom.
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Therefore, loving Jesus, keeping His commands, and receiving The Holy Spirit will lead us into all Truth. Jesus is our shield and rear guard…
Test everything! We are to hold onto what is good. Abstaining from every form of evil. Therefore, must discern between evil and good. God is the God of peace, we are able to experience…
Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear what they fear, do not be frightened.” But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscious, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. (1 Peter 3:13-17 NIV) […]
For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Therefore, he who rejects this instruction does not reject man but God, who gives you his Holy Spirit. (1 Thessalonians 4:7, 8 NIV) Forward Friday! Friday is good day to leave thoughts to help us move forward. We studied 1Thessalonians during Bible Study Fellowship this week. These are small books of the Bible, I encourage you to read and as you do, only way to go is forward. Our culture is embracing impurities, and lashes out in anger towards anyone trying to enlighten with truth. […]
Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the Lord declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.” (1 Samuel 2:30 ESV) Motivating Monday! Biblical knowledge- both OT and NT are important, deepens understanding of our past, present, and future. Good and evil are constant in our midst. There is an underlying gravitational pull towards sin, countered only by our knowledge of God’s Word. […]
But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7 NIV) Forward Friday! Hopefully, Congress will be back working soon. The American people need to be demanding and expecting elected individuals to be productive for our states and country, However, the democrat party seems endless with false allegations and wasting tax payers money. Even Christians who speak out against one of our most productive […]
And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another. And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard form the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ…(2 John:5-7a NIV) Motivating Monday! Tragedy struck our nation with news of Kobe Bryant’s death, his daughter, and seven others. One of the world’s best basketball players, he leaves behind a beautiful wife and three daughters. As heart wrenching […]
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) Motivating Monday! Societal confusion may not be new, as we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A day to honor and remember, though much needed thought each day of the year. When thinking back, time does not seem long ago. Freedom is not free- The King family lost a loved one, our nation lost a strong voice for humanity. Humanity can be described […]
But when he, the Spirit of Truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own, he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you. All that belongs to the Father is mine. That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make known to you. (John 16:13-15 NIV) Motivating Monday! Knowing it’s Monday, and I am thinking science. Remember the process of […]
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Find yourself blessed to find one who will sharpen with iron. Though the words are sometimes harsh and/or hard to swallow know it is a blessing, as I have. Christ provides many words for us through the day, we have to be willing to see, hear and move into His will. Praising Him even in the storms of life.Kim Baker. Sikeston, MO