For this reason I remind you to fan into the flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands, for God gave us a spirit not of fear, but of power and love and self-control. (2 Timothy 1:6-7 ESV) Motivating Monday! A quiet whisper in midst of societal confusion, keep eyes on me- Jesus. The day has arrived like walking a high wire or even a low beam where balance is key- keeping eyes looking ahead. God did not give us a spirit of fear. However, learning God’s Spirit, we explore what it […]
Everyone who sins breaks the law, in fact, sin is lawlessness. But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. And in him is no sin. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him. (1 John 3:4-6 NIV) Good Day! A good day to read 1 John. Topics include: v 7 Dear Children, do not let anyone lead you astray. In chapter 4 Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, […]
“I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice. So there will be one flock, one shepherd. (John 10:14-16 ESV) Motivating Monday! Love, intelligence, and freedom. Three powerful words seen first in one of those fb puzzles. Imagine taking these words serous, becoming target goals to see applied in our daily lives. […]
You are your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, he is a lier and a father of lies. But because I say the truth, ye believe me not. (John 8:44,45 ESV) Motivating Monday! Many have traveled over the weekend from fiction writer’s conference, college students able to be home this weekend, and fall time is here. This is Activity Week for our high […]
I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortal men, the sons of men, who are but grass, that you forgot the Lord your Maker, who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth, that you live in constant terror every day because of the wrath of the oppressor, who is bent on destruction? For where is the wrath of the oppressor? (Isaiah 51:12, 13 NIV) Good The I who comforts is good. The wrath of the oppressor is evil. In this world, good vs. evil. Spiritual warfare is a term […]
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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