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God’s Word: A Vital Heartbeat, Life

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“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against the house, yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.” (Matthew 7:24, 25 NIV) Forward Friday! Biblical Words written in red are Jesus’ own words, His teaching moments. Even through times when satan is talking with God/Jesus- scheming, and trying to deceive in order to gain power, Jesus is ready to respond. This can be a […]

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Light Vs. Darkness: Societal Confusion

Light Vs. Darkness: Societal Confusion

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in light, as he is the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin. (1 John 1:5-7 ESV) Motivating Monday! Light vs. darkness…we have to get this right. Today’s scripture is heard straight from Jesus. God is light. There […]

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Praise! Worthy and Honor, Let’s Exalt His Name

Praise! Worthy and Honor, Let

I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! (Psalm 34:1-3 ESV) Magnify Oh! Magnify The Lord with me, let us exalt His name together! He is worthy of all our praise. The first full week of January 2019 swiftly becoming a memory. My oldest is packed and ready to head back to college. I noticed area campuses are opening dorms sooner, to help students […]

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Commands…God’s Teachings and Directions

Commands...God

“I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go. If only you had paid attention to my commands, your peace would have been like a river, your righteousness like the waves of the sea. Your descendants would have been like the sand, your children like its numberless grains; their name would never be cut off nor destroyed from before me.” (Isaiah 48:17b-19 NIV) January!  January is full of fresh new opportunities. Cant say I’ve embraced all possible…this is the second part…take action. My three kiddos are […]

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Study God’s Word, Avoid Being Deceived

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…But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him. So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man. Then the man said, “This at last is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.” (Genesis 2:20b- 23 ESV) Motivating Monday! I […]

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Gold/Silver or Wood/Clay; Honorable Vs. Dishonorable

Gold/Silver or Wood/Clay; Honorable Vs. Dishonorable

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver but also of wood and clay, some for honorable use, some for dishonorable. Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from what is dishonorable, he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart as holy, useful to the master of the house, ready for every good work. (2 Timothy 2:20, 21 ESV) Choices January 2, 2019- What kind of vessel is honorable for every good work? The vessel that cleansed himself/herself from what is dishonorable, sin. This scripture has been circled, underlined, and starred, in every Bible […]

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Perspective: A New Year, A New Outlook

Perspective: A New Year, A New Outlook

And when he had removed him (Saul), he raised up David to be their king, of whom he testified and said, “I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart, who will do all my will.” (Acts 13:22 ESV) Happy New Year! Seems excitement is in the air for 2019! I’m excited and looking forward to our church’s 21 day fast. A corporate fast uniting churches all over America and possibly beyond. Always three days after Christmas, I turn a year older. With every new year, a new perspective surfaces, especially if we seek one. […]

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Aha Moments…Christmas! Celebrating Jesus’ Birthday

Aha Moments...Christmas! Celebrating Jesus

Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rest.”(Luke 2:13, 14 NIV) Motivating Monday!  The shepherds careful to keep their flocks safe, became terrified when light shone around them and an angel appeared. Oh, to be these shepherds on this very night, to be selected for a visit from the angel- all pertaining to Jesus’ birth. The shepherds’ Aha moments in midst of God’s glory shining. Every detail to our lives are orchestrated when placed in […]

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Teaches Best, Directs Way We Should Go

Teaches Best, Directs Way We Should Go

This is what the Lord says- your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go. If only you had paid attention to my commands…(Isaiah 48:17-18a NIV) Forward Friday!  O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree- How lovely are thy branches. Singing this tune, my brain began changing words to…Even lovelier following God’s directions. I love everything about Christmas. Every effort made small or grand…is beautiful to me; trees, lights, shopping, and the sweetest is giving. Giving Acts 20:35 In all […]

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Christmas Bells…Power of God’s Love

Christmas Bells...Power of God

The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life. To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.(1 Timothy 1:15-17 ESV) Motivating Monday!  Christmas bells are ringing! Standing out to me this year, powerful words in classic Christmas songs. For […]

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