BEWARE OF THIS CELEBRATION CALLED APRIL FOOLS DAY


April fools day is a strange celebration characterized by expensive joke! Although April Fools’ Day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, its exact origins remain a mystery. Some historians speculate that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the … Continue reading BEWARE OF THIS CELEBRATION CALLED APRIL FOOLS DAY

‘What Are Humans, That You Care?’


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BeanSpired Editions

Last week marked the beginning of spring (at long last!). It’s a season that calls us to stop and appreciate the beauty of life – flowers blooming, birds preparing nests, grass greening, trees putting on new leaves.

This week, in the home of a longtime close friend, a little human life is celebrating her two-month birthday. She’s already laughing and smiling, melting her mom’s heart and filling her home with joy. She owned her family’s hearts long before she was born, and I think they’ve only grown more in love with her since (if that’s even possible!).

She is precious. Not for being one of the cutest and happiest babies in the world (though she definitely is!). Simply for being human.

Christians often speak of the special value of human life. But what is it exactly that gives human life its unique, intrinsic value? Why should we treat the life…

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The Kingdom Of God: 1 and 2 Corinthians


Learning From God's Word

The kingdom of God is a power. Paul tells us, “The kingdom of God is not in word, but in power” (1 Corinthians 4:20). It is the power of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, breaking into our lives and transforming them. “The race of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all” (2 Corinthians 13:14). This is the blessing of God’s kingdom. It’s a blessing which is more than mere words. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, the fellowship of the Holy Spirit – these are not just religious words. They are spiritual realities, the power of God at work in our live, the power of God which brings the forgiveness of sins, the power of God which brings new life, the power of God which gives us a foretaste of heavenly…

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FAITH IS TRUSTING GOD EVEN WHEN YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND HIS PLAN!


The Godly Chic Diaries

I would like to say I am walking into this week like…💃” but honestly, I am hardly walking, I am more like treading. Sometimes, when I feel led, I’ll second guess, almost like, “Are you sure about this, Lord? Because it doesn’t seem like the best or easiest or most comfortable plan …” But I am realising more and more that I don’t know what’s coming, and rather than fussing over it and trying to question it all, I just have to relax, pray and let God be God…

Friends it’s OK not to be OK and have it all together. When David became weary with moaning. God didn’t become weary with listening. (Psalm 6:6-9) The God of all comfort keeps watch over your weeping. He gathers up all your tears and put them in His bottle.(Psalm 56:8) Like a doting mother sitting besides her childs sickbed, God marks every…

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Wars and Rumors of Wars


Lift Up Your Eyes!

My YouTube feed was full of wars and rumors of wars videos this morning. It reminded me of this passage.

And Jesus answered and said to them: “Take heed that no one deceives you.Formany will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’and will deceive many.And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; forall these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.Fornation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will befamines,pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.All these are the beginning of sorrows.
Matthew 24:4-8 NKJV

I don’t know the day or hour, but soon things are going to get really ugly.

Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and…

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Gentility


Gentility means a social superiority as demonstrated by polite and respectable manners, behaviour, or appearances. Gentility can also be refers to as the condition of social and spiritual approval. All Christians are expected to be gentle in every area of their lives. As a gentle Man; *You must be reticent *You must be self-effacing *You … Continue reading Gentility

Embracing Loneliness


A Beautiful Mess

“Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. An intelligent, sensitive person is the exception, the very great exception. If you expect to find people who will understand you, you will grow murderous with disappointment. The best you’ll ever do is to understand yourself, know what it is that you want, and not let the cattle stand in your way.” – Janet Fitch

I am afraid of loneliness, afraid that I would be undertaken by its dark currents, that I would drown in its the inevitable sea of suffering. I used to be afraid that if I were to be pitched by the throes of loneliness that I would not survive. I would fight against it, I would try to…

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NEVERTHELESS…


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Spiritual Blog - Nevertheless

Matthew 26:36-39 – “Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples, “Sit here while I go and pray over there.”  37 And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and He began to be sorrowful and deeply distressed. 38 Then He said to them, “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.”39 He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.” NKJV

Luke 22:41-44 – “And He was withdrawn from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and prayed, 42 saying, “Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.”  43 Then an…

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Sunday Sermon Notes: March 24, 2019


TLP

Title: This is Love

Text: 1 John 4:7-21

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. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

1 John 4:7-10

We are now beginning the central core of this letter, and this core runs from verse 7 to the end of this chapter.  It is not only the central core of the letter, but it is also the central core of Christian theology.  All of those comparisons at the beginning of the letter, and all of the discussion of…

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A year of haiku about my kids.


For children!

In the months before my son was born last year, I worried having two kids would reduce my time for creativity even more than one had. To combat what I felt was a loss of creativity, I decided to write a haiku every night. In my mind, it was Minimum Viable Creativity. Before we went from a family of three to a family of four, the haiku were about TV or food or the like, but when my son was born, he was the subject the first night, and the second, and before I knew it, the nightly haiku was now a nightly parenting haiku – or a haidad. It turns out the nightly parenting haiku is not only Minimum Viable Creativity, but also an opportunity to journal milestones every night without having to figure out what to say. Journaling is easier when it’s 17 syllables a day.

Here is…

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Motive…


YonnieInHisCare

You question every motive with the Sword of your Tongue

You have to be in Control

Causing anxiety and worry Too

Standing Up like they Won

The Tongue is a small member, giving Life to words Spoken

Tearing Down, not Building Up

Committing Murder with those Words you Stay

Think before Speaking, it just may Save a Life

Maybe even put a Fire Out

Like a Stopwatch

Set a Watch Over Your Mouth

What is your Motive…

Yonnie💜

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How’s your appetite?


Knowing God through His Word ... Day by Day

In our Bible passage in Romans today:

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
—Romans 15:4

John Piper says that there are three three truths from Romans 15:4

  1. All the Scriptures are for our instruction.
  2. All the Scriptures are intended by God to give steadfastness and encouragement.
  3. All the Scriptures have this goal: to sustain our hope.

Piper goes on to explain:

Benjamin Warfield, the great Princeton teacher, was told one time by an unsympathetic saint of his day (in 1911): “Ten minutes on your knees will give you a truer knowledge of God than ten hours over your books.” Warfield’s response was beautiful. He said, “What! [More] than ten hours over your books, on your knees?”

Another Princeton saint, Philip Lindsay, used to make the same point by saying to his…

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Everyday is Father’s Day


Travel N Write

I remember when I was a kid,
A seven year old-looks so timid.
Play under the green tree,
Catch and hug so free.
Safer than safe and will,
Pleasure show didn’t tell.

Most beautiful smile I seen,
His sincere heart share and care.
His long and lasting love,
I couldn’t ask above.

I’m glad to have you Daddy,
Give a sip I made you coffee.
He was just smiling and asking,
So?! Anything??
Yes, I have to say something.

Always at your side,
When you feel collide.
Cheer you up-and give you smack
I had respect – I can’t do fight back.

Always on the contrary,
But still give you the right directory.
Put you on grounding and lesson,
I couldn’t move from long sermon.

When you break his rule,
Prepare yourself to look for a safe hole.
Too strict but pure,
Soon you realised its for your own future.

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Just Blossom…It’s Time


YonnieInHisCare

Is it Time…

Is it True…

Do you know what to Do…

Lets Just do It

Be True to Yourself

✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅

Listen… this is the Time

Are you holding Back

Playing Give and Take

Do you know what you want

Do you know your Heart Desire

What’s your Passion

Is it Flashing…

Changing each time, someone’s Passing

Are you tossed here and There

Making yourself Dizzy

Beware…

🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸✅🌸

Step Out

Be Yourself

Launch Out

You were Born for this Moment

Walk in your Destiny

Get Out There

You are not alone

Just Blossom

Yonnie💜

InHisCare🙏

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I Have Given you Keys.


Rubies Corner's Blog

I have given you keys that I found in my life that helped me to come up out of the darkness into His light. Life can be happy, and going well, and then suddenly you are thrown into trauma. I know. Life is life, and we live it daily.

I find that those who raised me, sang while going up the creeks of Kentucky. They knew to sing to the Lord. We would get out of the Jeep, and Dad would work with the rocks in the creek. We would get back into the Jeep and go on to the church we needed to find. He had 9 churches to preach to, and they didn’t all meet on Sunday.

I spoke earlier about no food on the table, but we sat at the table with our plates set, and the silverware out. I didn’t know about fasting. We prayed, and…

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Jesus Is Faithful & He Will Do It!


Ryan Callahan's Blog

Sunrise 3-20-19

Good morning everyone!  I was up early this morning around 5 a.m. and I was ready to go in the Spirit.  I took that photo at 6:30 a.m. Mountain Time just as a faint hint of the sun’s rays began to light up the horizon.  The Lord has made another new day full of His blessings!  May we rejoice and be glad in it as the Word says!

It was a strange day yesterday.  I wasn’t even able to write a post.  Today is officially the first day of spring and it has been getting warmer, praise God!  Here in Colorado we have little red clover mites (which are a type of spider mite) that get in our grass sometimes.  Several times we have had them come into our house and end up all over the windows and window sills in the walkout basement.  That happened again yesterday.  The mites…

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If We Were to Return to the Garden of Eden, What Would We See?


INTROVERTED EVANGELIST

“Wolves and sheep will live together in peace,

and leopards will lie down with young goats.

Calves and lion cubs will feed together,

and little children will take care of them.

Cows and bears will eat together,

and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace.

Lions will eat straw as cattle do.

Even a baby will not be harmed if it plays near a poisonous snake”

(Isaiah 11:6-8 GNB)

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Knowing When to Rest — Discover


“I walked out of my Crossfit box the other day sobbing.” At Barbell Asana, Crossfitter and yoga teacher Erica Varlese writes about taking a break from Crossfit so her body can retrain and heal. via Knowing When to Rest — Discover

Mike Fabarez: Godly Sorrow and Compassion for the Lost — Wretched


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Episode 2466

Mike Fabarez: Godly Sorrow and Compassion for the Lost

Segment 1 (00:00) – Do we ever have anguish for the lost? Fear of man vs fear of God. If we weep for the lost we will be motivated to reach them.

Segment 2 (08:47) – Do we even care about people, or do we just care about ourselves? We must be in Christ’s righteousness. We do not have a righteousness of our own.

Segment 3 (18:55) – Paul Washer weeping and preaching. Weeping because we care so deeply that people get saved.

Wretched Surprise! (25:02) – Mike Fabarez clip. We have been given good news to share to others. We get to speak on behalf of Jesus! What Time Is Purple mention.

Mike Fabarez: Godly Sorrow and Compassion for the Lost — Wretched

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Two Dangerous Forms of Legalism — Reformation Charlotte — Truth2Freedom’s Blog


It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 If you are a serious Christian who is pursuing holiness with all your heart you have probably been called a legalist before. People assume that because you […] … Continue reading Two Dangerous Forms of Legalism — Reformation Charlotte — Truth2Freedom’s Blog

Two Dangerous Forms of Legalism — Reformation Charlotte — Truth2Freedom’s Blog


It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 If you are a serious Christian who is pursuing holiness with all your heart you have probably been called a legalist before. People assume that because you […] … Continue reading Two Dangerous Forms of Legalism — Reformation Charlotte — Truth2Freedom’s Blog

SUPER MOONS, DATES, CODES AND THE MAYANS 12-21-2012 DATE


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Best’s Intelligence Review For 3-21-2019 – Purim’s Miracle?

Super Moon Dates, Times, Purim and Trump’s 9-11 Tweet

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Well, I thought something of major importance could occur in between the dates of 3-19 and 3-22 and one of them just came to pass with Trump tweeting at 11:09 (9-11) that the Golan Heights belongs to Israel, in utter defiance of GLOBAL DEEP STATE, the UN and Iran and Syria, setting the stage now for WAR in the Middle East. There is also a deep embedded code for the dates of the SUPER MOON TRIAD which all points to 3-21 and also 4-11, 2019, which I will discuss on tonight’s show – which appears to be a series of final signs for the countdown on the Church Age ending. Millions of Christians, who were positive they were going to heaven will find out the…

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TESTIMONY…

From The Darkness Into The Light

God is so very good 🙏 to me. He is guiding me through my illnesse as I cry for comfort He does. As I cry for my unsaved father I remember that God hears prayers and my heart rests a little. This is a very emotional 💔😢 trip. A good trip but, seen my father so old, trying to get up from the chair and do so, it breaks my heart.

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“What is Your Religious Tradition?” ‘Nones’ Tied with Evangelicals, Catholics — Pulpit & Pen


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by Cherie Vandermillen · March 21, 2019

[Jack Jenkins | Religious News Service] In a shift that stands to impact both religion and politics, survey data suggests that the percentage of Americans who don’t affiliate with any specific religious tradition is now roughly the same as those who identify as evangelical or Catholic.

According to newly released General Social Survey data analyzed by Ryan P. Burge of Eastern Illinois University, Americans claiming “no religion” — sometimes referred to as “nones” because of how they answer the question “what is your religious tradition?” — now represent about 23.1 percent of the population, up from 21.6 percent in 2016. People claiming evangelicalism, by contrast, now represent 22.5 percent of Americans, a slight dip from 23.9 percent in 2016.

That makes the two groups statistically tied with Catholics (23 percent) as the largest religious — or nonreligious — groupings in the country.

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Generosity


Source of Inspiration

Whenever my sister and I
had to share something
like a piece of cake, mom
would tell one of us to
cut the piece in half, and
the other could choose which
half she wanted.

I have thought about this many
times. At what point do we
begin to want to leave the
larger piece for the other
person? How does generosity
begin? How do we reach the
point where the pleasure of
giving is greater than the
pleasure of receiving? Think
how different the world would
be if we were all at this point.

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IN THE NEW JERUSALEM


A writer's touch

#poetry

The gates flipped open on their own accord
They just returned from the rapture
With the Saviour at the fore front
Shouts of joy and hallelujah filled the air
As they walked on the streets of gold
She beamed with joyous smiles and laughter
And wondered if she could speak a little with the one who died for her on Calvary’s tree
In a blink He appeared before her saying with
love and compassion expressed with a warm embrace
Daughter you’re welcome
Into the New Jerusalem

In the New Jerusalem
There is no sorrow nor pain anymore
But joy and laughter fills the air everyday
In the New Jerusalem
We will work in the streets of gold
And we’ll get to see the Saints of old
Greeting each one
And the father of faith will be there to say hello
And walking side by side with our Savior
In…

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SHE IS WAITING, BUT NOT READY.


A writer's touch

#poetry.

On a faithful Sunday morning
Heaven looked down to the earth below
Just to see his bride
She’s seated in church
Dressed in beautiful attires
But her heart has wandered far away
And heaven wept cause her soul
Heads to destruction
Where their worm dies not
For she’s waiting but isn’t ready

Physically she’s dressed in gorgeous clothing
Ironed and coupled with expensive perfumes
But her heart stinks like a morgue
And her garment is all torn revealing her secret parts
Her shoes are made in expensive gold and silver
But spiritually she works barefooted
In the deadly thorns of sin
But remember she’s supposed to be the bride of Christ
But adultery with the world engulfed her soul
She’s waiting but she isn’t ready

Just like the five foolish virgins of old
She dances to the sound of music in her church
And offer praise to heaven with…

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THE VALUE OF SILENCE


JOVIAL

‘The fruits of silence is certainly Prayer’

knowing it’s value is nothing but real power.

It’s really useful in almost everywhere,

Sometimes it is like a soothing cool shower.

In schools, colleges, hospitals and prayer halls,

Can’t say you may find it even in shopping malls.

The good thoughts and ideas peep out of silence,

they also love it who are in trouble and tense.

The students and teachers all like it as it’s a grace,

the result of it is often visible in the face.

The tired and ailing they pray for it as they rest,

maintaining it in the class room is the students real test.

Are you bored of noise around you and really restless?

What you really need at that moment?Any one one can guess.

Ask the man of prayer and do learn what he says-

silence is indeed a true friend as it never betrays.

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What are Fimiliar Spirits


Encourage Yourself In The Lord

What You Need To Know About Familiar Spirits

Familiar spirits are spirits that can gain access into people or the personalities of individuals by making them believe that they are spirits of the departed family members. Furthermore, a familiar spirit is a demon, but a lot of Christians do not know that because of what these demons seem to know about them. A medium usually summons this demon with the intention that the spirit his or her commands. Also, these familiar spirits are perceived as the spirits of people who have died.

What is the Bible saying about these spirits? Let’s take a look at Deuteronomy 18:11
The Bible knows the real mission of the familiar spirits; they are demonic forces imitating people to deceive them. This is why the Bible strongly warns us against them.

Luke 16:19-31
In verse 26 in the above chapter shows us that people cannot…

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Lord Is Everything For Me


Exquisite Life🇬🇧

Good Evening Dear,

Sometimes in life it happens, situation comes when you just standing alone in the dark, having no hopes , it happened to me in life, i got courage from “lord himself” with abundance of love , made me understand what life is exactly , finally i lost myself within him forever.

Some people says real people get real hurt .

When i listen this video , it hurts very deeply, no words but pain inside my heart and crying.

Do spend little time listening to this video of lord, very heart touching and it make you feel the importance of lord in our life.

What value the most in my life is “Lord” .

Never give up if you standing alone in dark.

Thank you so much for sharing your time .

My love of life is lord.

God bless everyone!

Sk Sandhu 2019🇭🇰

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The Master Of The Waves. (Rewritten as inspired. Copyrighted.) An analogy. By Timothy Baugh. March 18, 2019.


From The Darkness Into The Light

The great rivers of Life are in the power of the Lord. And they carry headlong all those who despise Him: and entangle their paths. They sweep away their banks. (they know no boundaries to the damage they can cause). Their flooding catches the bodies (of weak, sinful ones) and destroy their lives. For they (Life’s trials, tribulations, and hardships) are more swift than lightning and more aggressive. Those who cross (meet them) in faith are not moved (troubled or distressed); And all those who walk on them without blemish (in purity) shall not be afraid. For the lesson in them is what the Lord has done. All who cross (meet) them in faith are not moved. (troubled or distressed). Put on, therefore, the name of the Lord (Jesus Christ), and know Him. Then, you shall cross them without danger, for the rivers (and seas) will be subject to you…

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Anointing For Exploits


From The Darkness Into The Light


Mypeoplewilldwellinapeacefulhabitation,

In
securedwellings, andinquietrestingplacesIsaiah32:18

ANOINTINGistheexpressionofthesanctifyingunctionoftheHolySpiritofGoduponthelifeofaChristian. ItsignifiesGodsempowermentandblessingsonapersontodoexploits. TheuseofoilforanointingisonlysymbolictodepicttheblessingsofGodandHiscallononeslifeandtheempowermentthereof.

HowGodanointedJesusofNazarethwiththeHolySpiritandwithpower, whowentaboutdoinggoodandhealingallwhowereoppressedbythedevil, forGodwaswithHimActs10:38

In Luke4:18,19 Jesus testified that the Spirit of the Lord was upon Him as theanointedOne

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Wisdom…


YonnieInHisCare

Wisdom is valuable

So full of Wealth

It’s even good for your Health

Very Insightful

Much Revelation

Tools for Life from Above

There is something for Everyone

Many lesson to Learn

Some you may Fail

Get back Up…

It’s not Over…

Be a Lifelong Learner

Wisdom is a Principal

Get It, Ask for Wisdom

Let Understanding shout it Down

Wisdom and knowledge go Hand in Hand

Like a Glove they Fit

The Book of Proverbs

You can’t Miss

Yonnie💜

InHisCare🙏

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Praise God every day. Praise Him forever.


Learning From God's Word

God is our “Refuge” (Psalm 142:5). In His “mercy”, He leads us in His way. He protects us and rescues us from our enemies (Psalm 143:8-9). The Lord, “the One in whom we take refuge”, is described by the Psalmist as “my Rock… My merciful One, my Fortress, my Stronghold, my Saviour, my Shield” (Psalm 144:1-2). The Lord is “great.” He is to be praised “every day.” He is to be praised “forever and ever” (Psalm 145:1-3).

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Obedience and the Christian


Encourage Yourself In The Lord

The Importance Of Obedience In Our Christian Race
The importance of obedience even in our daily lives cannot be overstated; you can imagine the chaos if drivers ignore the traffic signs, and just do whatever they think is right. Or imagine the impending doom if a factory worker neglects the rules of operating a machine and decided to use his guts to operate the device. In essence, obedience is, especially in our Christian race. Just the way you are helping yourself and not the government by obeying traffic rules is the same way you are helping yourself when you obey God.

God’s intention for your family
Imagine how happy a family will be if everyone obeys God’s words respectively. Ephesians 6:1 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.”

The above verse shows how God wants children to behave in a family; He knows parents know better…

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Pray for New Zealand- Christchurch Mosque Shooting — My Witness


Let the peace of the Lord reign in the Beautiful City of New Zealand!

Valerie Cullers

Well said, totally agree! Thank you for putting it into words!

I write this with an extremely heavy heart, knowing that there are thousands of other sharing the same burden as I do. Yesterday afternoon, March 15th, gunmen opened fire on 2 mosques in the city of Christchurch in the South Island. 49 people died and countless left injured and traumatized. It’s too close to home. […]

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An Open Letter to Christians Struggling With Porn Addiction — Reformation Charlotte


Truth2Freedom's Blog

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
I want to pour my heart out about something. This is a hard pill to swallow, but if we do not realize this truth we may never find the freedom we have in Christ.
It’s not the porn industry’s fault that you watch porn, it’s yours. It’s you who types into the search engine. It’s you who closes all the doors and makes sure no one is home. It is you who clears all the search history when you are finished satisfying your desires. It is your sin. Period.
Sure, do the models and producers take a cup of the blame for providing the sin? Of course. However, ultimately it is because of your own lustful heart that you watch what they post. Yet you are not alone. I think of all the times I blamed my sin on others when really it was…

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Giving God All The Glory


Pure Glory

by Apostle Gabriel Cross

Is your worship what God requires
Are their flames in your heart burning for Christ
Are you singing what he wants to hear
Or what’s familiar or popular in your ears

Did you know that worship
Is more than a performance
But how we love The Lord
In unity and harmony
How we treat each other
Our sister and our brother
Is a reflection of our praise
and our worship
We need true repentance for true deliverance
and forgive as Christ has forgiven us

Worship is a lifestyle
not a formality
Let’s give God
All the Glory
So I will give you all my worship
I will give you all my praise
You alone I love to worship
You alone are all my praise

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A King without borders


The Christian Mind

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Psalm 72:11-13

Christ came as the awaited Messiah who would occupy David’s throne. This passage reflects the expectation that he would be a global King, whose rule would extend over all the earth.

While the Jewish hope that the Messiah would literally live in Jerusalem in a restored palace wasn’t realized, Christ does reign as a King. He rules over nations through the Gospel. And his authority extends from China to Australia, from Africa to South America.

Wherever individuals, families, and nations submit to the gospel, they come under his rule. And ‘he will have dominion from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of the earth’ (v.8)

But he is not merely a powerful King, he is a compassionate one. He is a ruler who cares for the oppressed, feeds the hungry, and heals the sick. We saw him do this while on earth,and he continues…

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Growth Comes with Challenges


P U R P O S E

Background scripture: Jeremiah 12

“So Jeremiah, if you’re worn out in this footrace with men, what makes you think you can race against horses” (Jeremiah 12:5, MSG)?

This week has been a rough one. My patience and faith have definitely been tested. I’ve been feeling a little like Jeremiah lately. Not really understanding how people could be mean and cruel, but still prosper. Why were these people bothering me? But as God reminded Jeremiah, He reminded me. Challenges prepare you for the next level. Challenges stimulate growth and if you back away from the challenge how can you be a more refined, faith enlarged, warrior for Christ?! You see, the enemy knows the Word just like we do. He knows how to twist and manipulate God’s Word. He also knows our weaknesses. But remember the Lord never tempts us, but He will allow us to be tested (James 1:13, NIV)…

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A MESSAGE FOR YOUR HEART👆


The Godly Chic Diaries

For We do not have a high priest who is unable to emphasize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are — He did not sin. Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”

Are you walking through a time in your life where you feel so ALONE, like no one could possibly understand the burdens you are carrying? Often in these moments of isolation, we believe, “No one would understand” or “No one would help me so why even bother being open about my struggles…” Friends, you are not alone. Jesus understands!

Even in the twist and turns of life, God’s in control. Never stop trusting GOD and his plans. That’s what faith is all about. He has been covering…

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From The Darkness Into The Light

The Presence of the Holy Spirit

The presence of the Holy Spirit can always be recognized by the way He moves us toward what Jesus would be and do (John 16:7–15). When we inwardly experience the heavenly sweetness and power of life—the love, joy, and peace—that Jesus knew, that is the work of the Spirit in us.

From The Great Omission: Reclaiming Jesus’s Essential Teachings on Discipleship. Copyright © 2006 by Dallas Willard. All rights reserved. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

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The Way Of God Which Leads In The Paths Of Righteousness. (or, How To Seek God’s Face.) March 12, 2019. By Timothy Baugh.


From The Darkness Into The Light

The following is my short insight into this topic.   The Way of God is the way of all goodness, and goodness in ALL. Hence, only in this way is God seen ‘in all His works’. These are “the paths of righteousness.” And in observing, beholding, contemplating upon His works one sees the beauty and majesty of God displayed there. This is what is meant by ‘seeking God’s face’.  Jesus Christ Himself could rightly say: “If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.” John 11:37-38.    May we too ‘seek God’s face’ by contemplating His Beauty and Majesty as displayed in all His works.   Prayer   Almighty, all wise, and loving Father of Heaven and Earth. We…

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My Update & Motivation


Miraculous Smile

Busy times have touched my life once again. Although I am not working at a location, which requires my presence and time, I have recently picked up teaching on Palfish at home. Well, I am so happy to say that I LOVE IT! It is starting off slow but I am enjoying the gratification of helping others!

Enough about me... I hope that this post finds you all well and enjoying the precious moments that God has provided. I know that we don’t always get to have great moments, and sometimes we go through hards times, but seeing what we are meant to see at each point in life is so important.

Maybe the rough patch is a lesson? Pray rather than fighting it. Get God’s help and ask for Him to give you the patience needed to see things through.

Many of you already know that I enjoy…

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Today’s Reading


From The Darkness Into The Light

Morning

“In my prosperity I said I shall never be moved.”
Psalm 30:6

“Moab settled on his lees, he hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel.” Give a man wealth; let his ships bring home continually rich freights; let the winds and waves appear to be his servants to bear his vessels across the bosom of the mighty deep; let his lands yield abundantly: let the weather be propitious to his crops; let uninterrupted success attend him; let him stand among men as a successful merchant; let him enjoy continued health; allow him with braced nerve and brilliant eye to march through the world, and live happily; give him the buoyant spirit; let him have the song perpetually on his lips; let his eye be ever sparkling with joy–and the natural consequence of such an easy state to any man, let him be the best Christian who ever breathed…

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Air…


YonnieInHisCare

Air are you There…

I need you to Breathe

Life You Give

Flowing through Every part of Me

Every Cell You Give Life

Your Love surrounds Me

Touching my Heart to the Core

In the innermost Part

You know my ends and Out

Every intricate Detail

Air… you are Here

Always Near

Embrace every part of Me

Yonnie💜

InHisCare 🙏

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How Do We Know When God Speaks Or Guides Us?


Done with Religion

By Mike Edwards

It isn’t always easy to believe in an invisible God; it isn’t always easy to know how an inaudible God is speaking or guiding us. If God was more visible or audible, wouldn’t our spiritual journey be easier? Jesus established a 24-7 relationship with twelve men and they struggled to believe everything that came out of Jesus’ mouth. Today, God’s awing or overpowering presence may only lead to fearful obligations to obey. I am convinced the road traveled of learning and reflecting better leads to lasting convictions. Maybe God speaks to us in non-dramatic ways out of love!

We are right to look for God’s direction through God’s spirit.

It is reasonable to imagine that since God is invisible that God’s Spirit resides in us and somehow guides us. There is rightly an emphasis in Christian circles that God guides up by their Spirit as opposed to…

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Let God be God of the future


The Godly Chic Diaries

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Yes!! I love this verse, and the realization  that God has a plan and purpose for each and every one of us and a specific way and perfect time to bring it all to pass.
Amazing!!!
According to ( Isaiah 55.8 ) God’s thoughts are not our thoughts, and his ways are not our ways.
Whatever you are trusting god with, whatever steps you are taking, know that they are the safest route to your future.  Because even when we don’t understand, we can trust God is ordering them purposely forward.

💕Blessings💕

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Who Has What?


Exploring Alura

In the beginning there were two groups of people.

First there were the Have-More(s). They were an interesting group of people. They felt right. They felt better. They felt they knew everything. In fact, they were so sure of what they knew, they knew they knew they were more than everyone else and therefore it was meant they should have more than everyone. Hence being the Have-More(s). It just felt right.

Then came the Have-Less(es). The Have-Less(es) were a wonderful group of people. They spent all their time worrying about love and fun and joy. They were always having a good time. No matter the less the Have-Less(es) found themselves to be in possession of, it was always just what they needed.

The Have-More(s) were a tricky bunch of people. The Have-More(s) could never decide what they needed to have more of. They always felt there was something to found…

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Acts of Faith


Serpent Box

If I am lost in the blowing grasses,

If I wander from the path,

I am in your hands, time.

And in them there is a stillness,

Where light becomes animate,

And tactile,

Like little lost pieces of a former self.

Where bones fall and whiten.

Where palm-sized animals go to burrow

In the darkness of the black, living earth.

Where stones rise speckled with bright

And ancient lichens,

Drifting from rock island to rock island

Where roots cling and flowers find purchase,

Each tiny paradise and enclave,

A world unto itself,

A land that I discover,

Lost in time and seen by no one as I see it,

I make it mine by this act of my loving,

I enter into the folds of time and

For awhile I do surrender,

Finally letting go,

And learning,

The meaning of faith.

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Be Ok With Who You Are


Drawing Closer to Christ

1 Peter 1:7 (NLT) says, “These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through many trials, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed to the whole world.”

You know one of the things I love most about God? His character. His character is so fascinating to me. I’ve known Him for over 30 years and I have never seen Him fail me. No matter how many times I have failed, He has always remained the same. I believe that His ability to be so steadfast in His pursuit of me, is what has kept me over the years. Do I know everything there is to know about God? No, I do not. However…

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Rylisms e-Sword Study Bible March 5


From The Darkness Into The Light

The Bible Summed Up in Four Words
“Let there be light!” (Gen_1:3)
In the beginning, God said, “Let there be light!” These four words sum up the entire Bible. Everything that follows this first sentence, does so to serve the purpose of fulfilling it. When God said, “Let there be light” – He made a decree that has not been rescinded unto this day.
His will is that we see a revelation of His love in everything He has made, in everything He says, and in everything He does. That we come to know Him by being loved by Him and loving Him in return.
The Garden in which our First Parents were placed was a revelation of God’s love for them. The bounty of His blessings and the nearness of His presence provide lavish proof of His love. The paradise from which we have fallen, and unto which we…

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Preaching the Word of the Lord – Psalm 104:1


Learning From God's Word

“Praise the Lord!” (Psalm 104:1).
We have come here to praise the Lord. Why do we praise the Lord? “Lord my God, You are very great.” God is great in power. His power can impress us, but it will not save us until we are touched by a special power – the power of His love. God is great in holiness. His holiness (Isaiah 6:3) shows us our sin (Isaiah 6:5). It’s His love that brings us salvation (Isaiah 6:7). When we see the greatness of His love, we can truly say, “Praise the Lord.”

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IF I KNOW WHAT LOVE IS, IT IS BECAUSE OF YOU!


The Godly Chic Diaries

And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose — Romans 8.28

When Joseph was pushed down the pit by his brothers, his heart was gripped by fear, despair, anger, tears, disappointment — “How could this be? Why me? What did I do wrong? Why has God abandoned me?” What Joseph didn’t know is that the pit was the necessary pathway to God’s promises…He had to be lowered in HUMILITY in order to be elevated in AUTHORITY!

How many times do we let our value be defined by others, who is noticing us, who is praising us, or who is overlooking us.

I want to encourage you today: Your value is not in the opportunities you have or…

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5 Things Extroverted Creatives Want You to Know


Ambre LaGrim

As a society, we don’t generally see extroverts as the intellectuals, the artists or the creative types, or as people who pursue goals in areas which are (wrongly, in my opinion) stereotyped as “quiet”. We often see extroverts as frivolous, lowbrow party animals — or at least as “friendly” and “people-oriented”. The truth is, extroverts are simply energized from being among people, while introverts tend to recharge in solitude.

Although I am very extroverted, I was not always aware of it, as I am not a people person or a party animal at all. Rather, I am a task-oriented, choleric-tempered, Type A person of excessive extremes, who needs a high level of eustress in the same sense that everyone else needs air. (And I happen to love an energizing, stimulating environment as well as all things over-the-top.)

1. We speak to fascilate brainstorming. We usually think best by talking, and…

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