I Am Gifted! pt2
on November 27th, 2022
Scripture: 11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills. 12 For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:11-12 The Holy Spirit works in each Christian and give us one or more Spiritual gifts. Why are these gifts necessary? For the proper fu...  Read More
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I Am Gifted! pt1
on November 26th, 2022
Scripture: "There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. 6 And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. 7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all:” 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 As a believer, each one of us has been given the Holy Spirit as a guarantee. In addit...  Read More
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The Discipline of Thanksgiving
on November 25th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise.  Be thankful to Him,     and bless His name.  For the LORD is good.”  Ps. 100:4        Have you ever had the pleasure of working with someone whose natural inclination seemed to be unending thankfulness?  I have.  There was a woman with whom I worked several years ago; she seemed to enter each day with a spirit of tha...  Read More
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sharing our testimonies of thanksgiving
on November 24th, 2022
Scripture: Then King David went in and sat before the Lord and prayed,“Who am I, O Sovereign Lord, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far? 19 And now, Sovereign Lord, in addition to everything else, you speak of giving your servant a lasting dynasty! Do you deal with everyone this way, O Sovereign Lord?[c]20 “What more can I say to you? You know what your servant is really like, ...  Read More
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It’s all a Part of God’s Plan
on November 23rd, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  12”… rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer; 13 distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality.  14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.  16B…Do not be wise in your own opinion.  17 Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. 18  If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live ...  Read More
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The Avenue of Righteousness
on November 22nd, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, The Holy One of Israel:  ‘I am the Lord your God, Who teaches you to profit, Who leads you by the way you should go. Oh, that you had heeded My commandments!  Then your peace would have been like a river, And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.’”   Isaiah 48:17-18.      What does it take to get you and me to act right?  What will it take fo...  Read More
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As Men Count Slowness
on November 21st, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.” 2 Peter 3:9 (NASB)    My husband recently confessed having glossed over the instructions to an important apparatus needed for our home.  Humbly, he told me that he had to go back and redo this entire project because he had too hur...  Read More
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SHIELDS UP!
on November 20th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “Jesus turned to Peter and said, 'Get away from me, Satan!  You are a dangerous trap to me.  You are seeing things merely from a human point of view, not from God’s.'”  Matthew 16:23 NLT     As the fictional space-traveling vessel journeyed through space, approaching another familiar-looking vessel, the villainous leader of the former nefariously and sarcastically remarked that they we...  Read More
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Rehearsing the Word
on November 19th, 2022
SCRIPTURE:  “….I have tried to stimulate your wholesome thinking and refresh your memory.” 2 Peter 3:1 (NLT)      It  is an indispensable and divine privilege to daily rehearse in our heart what we know to be true of our Lord.  Its necessity is driven home by the Scriptures’ frequent use of the word “remember” or “remembrance.” Have you noticed, however,  that we often remember what we should  for...  Read More
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RE-ROUTING
on November 18th, 2022
SCRIPTURE: "Be Holy for I am Holy" Leviticus 11:44-45, and 1 Peter 1:16"... you are to be perfect, as Your heavenly Father is perfect." Matthew 5:48 Having a keen sense of directionality is quite the blessing, and not having it, or losing it, at the least, can be a frustrating thing. To help we've had trails with certain milestones to guide us: reading the stars to help navigate, compasses to lead...  Read More
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OPEN THE EYES OF MY HEART (PART II)
on November 17th, 2022
SCRIPTURE: "Then Samson called to the Lord and said, 'O Lord, God, please remember me, and please strengthen me just this time, O God, that I may at once be avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.'"Judges 16:28           He squandered the gifting upon him, embarrassed his people, Israel, and the office of judge in the eyes of the enemy, undermined the hope and the legacy given him, made small ...  Read More
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\'OPEN THE EYES OF OUR HEARTS (PART I)
on November 16th, 2022
SCRIPTURE: "In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God's own possession, to the praise of His glory. For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you, an...  Read More
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