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Fierce Battles Require God’s Word- His Promises

Fierce Battles Require God

“Can plunder be taken from warriors, or captives rescued from the fierce?” But this is what the Lord says, “Yes, captives will be taken from warriors, and plunder retrieved from the fierce; I will contend with those who contend with you, and your children I will save.” Isaiah 49:24, 25 NIV) Motivating Monday! As I asked Jesus, “Who do You want to encourage today?” He is faithful to show how to encourage. Today’s Scripture is important to grasp for those in a fierce battle. There is a force pulling children away from Biblical Truth set in their youth. Many millennials […]

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Benefit: Set Free, Holiness, and Eternal Life

Benefit: Set Free, Holiness, and Eternal Life

But now that you have been set free from sin and have become a slave to God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:22, 23 NIV) Motivating Monday!  It’s October and post season baseball is in full swing. I love watching baseball and excited the Cardinals and Astros are in the playoffs. However, Saturday my favorite teams all lost- Texas Aggie Football, Cardinals, and Astros. Then last night, as I was praying […]

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Light Vs. Darkness: Moving Forward, Choose Jesus!

Light Vs. Darkness: Moving Forward, Choose Jesus!

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consist in all goodness, righteousness, and truth) and finds out what pleases the Lord. (Ephesians 5:8, 9 NIV) Forward Friday! I’m still excited from Bible study. Different from BSF, this is the study of C. S. Lewis…The Screwtape Letters. Have you ever read or studied this book? It’s very interesting, and informative on the devil’s deceptive tactics. The devil tries to attack our daily lives…little by little to grip. How do we move forward when there […]

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Divided: America Vs. Societal Confusion

Divided: America Vs. Societal Confusion

At these words the Jews were again divided. Many of them said, “He is demon- possessed and raving mad. Why listen to him?” But others said, “These are not the sayings of a man possessed by a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?” (John 10:19-21 NIV) Motivating Monday! An absolute of all we go through, Jesus has experienced. The Jews were divided on Jesus’ identity- like Americans are divided today. Keep in mind, these were God’s chosen people who were divided. We can easily agree- naturally, believers and non-believers think differently. When God’s people are divided, […]

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Rooted/Established in God’s Love- Conquering All!

Rooted/Established in God

I  pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge- that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. (Ephesians 3:17b-19 NIV) Motivating Monday!  Being rooted and established in love…very interesting. Love is key to releasing a full measure of the fullness of God. Can we possibly imagine? Many may be saying, “No way! How can it be possible to be rooted in God’s […]

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Engage and Find Out…Where God’s Paths Lead

Engage and Find Out...Where God

Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105 ESV) Motivating Monday! Thinking back to when I returned home after college, and engaged back into church. Through my childhood, many seeds planted within were so humble, and rich beyond imagination waiting for God’s perfect time to be produced. In my college/career class-flipping through Psalms, I can remember thinking…how many chapters are in this book. We can be in church for many years, and never engage into reading and studying God’s Word. Remembering… I did learn during my childhood how to love others through […]

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Most Holy Faith: Developed As We Seek…

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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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