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Eye Witnesses…God’s Word, His Majesty

Word Knowledge- God

We did not follow cleverly invented stories when we told you about the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eye witnesses of his majesty. (2 Peter 1:16 NIV) Forward Friday! Today my youngest child turns 16! As packed as today will become celebrating- I can assure we were eye witnesses of God’s majesty during my pregnancy with her. Dating back to November 2002, my lowest spinal disc blew- I was 32 years old. We had a 5 year old and an eight and half month old, and life was about to become very interesting. Personal […]

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Godless: Warnings w/Attempts to Weaken America

Godless: Warnings w/Attempts to Weaken America

For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord. (Jude 4, NIV) Motivating Monday! As today’s Scripture was appointed, my next step the devil tried to block. My password was not working. I attempted several times. I knew today’s blog must be written, I began to rebuke the devil and prayed. My next try, my password worked. The book of Jude is only one chapter. I encouraged you […]

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Generation to Generation: Fearful and Wonderful Made

Generation to Generation: Fearful and Wonderful Made

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works, my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:13, 14 ESV) Forward Friday! There is someone or many who needs today’s encouragement. Many feel life’s knocks and bruises inward and outward from deck dealt. With God, His Words are true and not changed from generation to generation. For every generation, there seems to good vs. evil. Considering America is only 243 years old, this is not many years in the scheme of time. […]

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Love: Acts of Obedience, Movement of God

Love: Acts of Obedience, Movement of God

“Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me. He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love him and show myself to him.” Then Judas (not Judas Iscariot) said, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not the world?” (John 14:21-24 NIV) Motivating Monday! Exciting! As we step into the middle of Jesus’ teaching with his disciples; Judas- not Judas who betrayed Jesus, is asking a very sensible question. Why did Jesus only intend to show himself to those who obey God’s commands […]

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Expectation: Make Requests and Wait

Expectation: Make Request and Wait

In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.(Psalm 5:3 NIV) Heart Conditions  Wednesdays are always special while writing, always heart tugs. King David teaches many lessons concerning heart conditions. As he presented his request to the Lord, he waited in expectation. Then his thoughts went into writing God’s Truth concerning situations: (Psalm 5:4-6) God does not take pleasure in evil. With God, the wicked cannot dwell. The arrogant cannot stand in God’s presence. He hates all who does wrong. Those who tell lies will be destroyed. […]

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Joyful: Holding Good, Avoiding Every Kind of Evil

Joyful: Holding Good, Avoiding Every Kind of Evil

Be joyful always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not put out the Spirit’s fire, do not treat prophecies with contempt. Test everything. Hold on to what is good. Avoid every kind of evil. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-22 NIV) Motivating Monday! Why is God’s will for us to be joyful always, praying continually, and giving thanks in all circumstances? In one simple sentence, is a recipe for life abundant. When life gives lemons, make lemonade. With endless rain- becoming exhausting for many- cattle ranchers in various parts have better […]

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Trusted: Faithful w/Little, Charge of Many

Trusted: Faithful w/Little, Charge of Many

His master replied, “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” (Matthew 25:21 NIV) Greater Things The Parable of the Talents…Entrusting one’s property to their servants. Jesus was taken back to Heaven, God sent The Holy Spirit to help as we are God’s servants expected to do greater things than Jesus, building God’s Kingdom. This is a tall order, yet, clearly stated in Scripture. Strength Never our own strength, always trusting and seeking Jesus for our next steps. I […]

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Generously…Lacking Wisdom? A Powerful Offer

Generously...Lacking Wisdom? A Powerful Offer

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. (James 1:5 NIV) Motivating Monday! I love how this verse is sandwiched between…considering it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds and when asking for wisdom, we must believe and not doubt. Prime example of reading the entire text, there is always more to the story. It’s like often heard…The Bible is not a smorgasbord of picking and choosing what suits our fancy, yet, every word written is intentional for our […]

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Promise: God’s Plans Prevail, Avoid Doubt

Promise: God

It is not as though God’s word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. Not because they are his descendants are they all Abraham’s children. On the contrary, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.” In other words, it is not the natural children who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham’s offspring. For this was how the promise was stated, “At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son.” (Romans 9:6-9 NIV) Forward Friday! July 5, 2019: The […]

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Commands; Yes to Life, No to Death

Commands; Yes to Life, No to Death

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 from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. Many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ…(2 John 5-7a) Motivating Monday!  And this is love…that we walk in obedience to His commands. This is why we need to study Scripture, and build Biblical knowledge to understand God’s commands. We’ll never be able to walk in […]

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