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False Teachings, Time to be Concerned

Instruction: Hold Tight/Guard...Lives Matter!

  See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ. For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is head over every power and authority. (Colossians 2:8-10, NIV) False Teachings Paul wrote this letter to believers in first-century town of Colosse. Located on a major trade route from the East, alternative ideas to religion were introduced. Cults do not completely reject Jesus. They like to […]

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Pressing Forward, Forgetting What is Behind

Forget, Avoid Dwelling...God is Doing A New Thing!

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that which Jesus Christ took hold of me. Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:12-14) Which path? Where are you today considering the path to the prize? The world screams many different paths to many […]

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Clutter Removed, Hearing Restored

Clutter distracts us from hearing God's direction.

No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him. We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. (1Corinthians 2:9,12) Clutter, Clutter, Clutter Motivating Monday! Get your jogging shoes on! Here we go! We endure an abundance of clutter in our lives. Between mass mailings of junk mail and telemarketing calls, we have yet touched our daily schedules. We eat more words than calories on certain days. I applaud parents who limit their […]

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Trust God, He is faithful

Popularity? Trust In the Lord, Do Good

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5,6) Today’s reflection Chocolate overload? Today is about reflection. What did yesterday hold for you? Flowers? Candy? Love? Remorse? Sadness? Many beautiful photos shared on fb celebrating the day. My mind turned quickly to not only one post yet I have read more than one individual claiming 2013 as a terrible year so far. Remaining steadfast During our spiritual journey, we will have mountain top experiences to times in the valley. […]

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Love is in the air! It is everywhere!

Heart Matters, Knowing God's Will

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. (1 John 4:7,8 NIV) Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers all wrongs. (Proverbs 10:12) Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers a multitude of sins. (1 Peter 4:8) Happy Valentines! Love is in the air! It is everywhere! What are we to do? God’s Word is true! We must love, We must love? A simple task it seems… a few we want […]

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Repentance? With it being Motivating Monday?!

Repentance moves us forward in our Christian life.

  Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” (Acts 2:38,40 NIV) Good Morning! It is Motivating Monday! Get your jogging shoes on Do you have your jogging shoes on and ready to go? The beating in my heart right now has me thinking this post is taking us on a 5K trail! We will never be finished […]

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Tender Hearts revealed through Children

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Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10) My day to volunteer I agreed to help in the children’s department during our Bible study this past Wednesday.  I am grateful for all the years my children were part of BSF Bible study program.  It is phenomenal what they learn.  They learn what we learn on their level.  The leaders are anointed.  I cannot easily locate this anointing in me. The morning came and I had such a resistance to go. It is not I dislike children, I really love studying the […]

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What are we waiting for?

John 3:16

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. (Romans 10:9,10) People need the Lord The Word continues to tell us that everyone, I stress everyone, who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.  We are never good enough on our own.  It is through Christ who accepts us as we are. Then He will […]

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Overcomer of the World

Kind, Gracious Words...Sweetness, Health

“In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart! I have overcome the world.”  (John 16:22) Jesus was serious Jesus was not kidding with us was he?  Where there are people there will be problems.  It is in the air we breathe.  See, satan is the ruler of the air. He is constantly roaming to see who he can devour.  He will find the weaker subjects who are double minded being tossed by the sea.  He brings confusion attempting to lead you into his sticky web.  Once there our struggle becomes worse.  Many people give up.  May you not […]

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Thanksgiving, an Attitude of the Heart

Friends? Laying Down His Life...Greater Love

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4: 6,7) An attitude change There are times when we find ourselves in a foul mood.  I hear that Amen! When this happens, we have to immediately stop.  It is up to us to turn our attitude around.  The culprit is anxiety.  We find ourselves anxious.  I find myself anxious in traffic, with deadlines, and with messes in the house. […]

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