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God’s Holiness and Our Reaction

God’s Holiness and Our Reaction

Many Christians seem to forget or just don’t want to admit or think about the holiness of God.  Their famous saying is God’s Grace.  Yes, God’s grace, but we have forgotten some very important words – Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound – God forbid!  Yes, God’s grace – it is sufficient […]

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Pleasures That Never End

The only satisfaction and real pleasures are found in Jesus Christ

The World seeks pleasures, fun, and entertainment continually.  As Christians, we too (or at least I) struggle with this.  One is always looking for something else to  satisfy  or give happiness.  Truly, the only satisfaction and real pleasures are found in Jesus Christ.  Once we know Christ, the following verse gives a great promise. Psalms […]

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My God – Helper, Keeper, Protector

My God is my helper, keeper, and protector. The Lord is so many things to me!  His blessings cannot be numbered.  Here are just three things, according to Psalm 121  that My God does for me! Psalms 121:1-8  I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh […]

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Have You Seen The Lord Today?

Have you seen the Lord today?   Have you really seen the Lord?   Have you looked into His Word as your main priority today? Joh 9:37 And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee. Joh 9:38 And he said, Lord, I believe. And he […]

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Choices – What Will Yours Be Today?

Every day we have to make choices. What might some of your choices be today?

Every day we have to make choice.  What might some of your choices be today? We make simple choices daily: Sleep longer, get up early? Get dressed or stay in PJ’s Brush my teeth twice today? Eat 5 servings of fruit and veggies? And then throughout life we make more complicated or major choices: Should […]

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Back to School with the Lord

We always need to be in God's School of learning

Yeah, it’s back to school time. Many have already gone back to school.  We always started back to school after labor day, but many schools start in August and I know so homeshoolers who have already started. It won’t be long before everyone is back to school.   The truth is I need to go back […]

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16 Things You Need To Remember

There are things you need to remember every day of your lives. For instance, if you have started back to school, (aff. link)  you know there are things that you need to remember each day, such as your homework, your lunch,  your bookbag, what time the school bus comes, etc. Now moms, they need to remember everything!   Or so it seems […]

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Prayer Prompts for Friday

Friday’s Prayer Prompts Friday, the weekend is finally here!  What a wonderful way to start each weekend by bringing our requests to the Lord!  Below are some prayer prompts for Friday.  We could start off by asking Him for a fresh start because that is what He gives us each day.  His mercies are new […]

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64 Reasons why I love the Lord

64 Reasons Why I Love The Lord

There are so many reasons to love the Lord This is my birthday month, but I had a second birthday years ago and each year I want to add a reason why I love the Lord.  I believe there are too many to write.  When I was a little girl I was born into the Family […]

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5 Ways to Live a Joyful Abundant Life

Do you have a joyful life?  Or do you often live a life of defeat, of fruitlessness and frustration?  Do you wonder why you are not living a victorious joyful abundant life?  Jesus said in John 10:10  . . . I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more […]

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The enemy seeks our souls every day

The enemy seeks our souls every day! We are often so busy and unaware that the enemy is continually surrounding us and pursuing us.  David had to be watching all the time for Saul was continually trying to kill him. 1.  Saul continually wanted to kill David. (1Sa 19:1) And Saul spake to Jonathan his […]

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4th of July – Independence Day

Let’s be thankful for our country and the freedoms still allowed to us Pray   2 Chronicles 7:14  If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will […]

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This is My Country

This is my country, but oh what a heavy heart I have for my country!  Another Patriotic holiday is approaching and I wonder how much longer God will be so merciful to us! Lam_3:22 It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. He is not willing that any […]

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12 Thursday Prayer Prompts

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart. -John Bunyan

Thursday Prayer Prompts Many of us have heard of others doing a Thankful Thursday.  What a great way to start Thursday – wake up and be thankful for something that God has done for you.  Worship Him through your Thanksgiving. Sadly, I fail in this too many times.  While thinking about Thursday Prayer Prompts, I […]

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Consider Your Ways

Have you read the book of Haggai?  Read the first chapter and find the word consider.  It’s there three times!  Two of those times it says Consider your ways.  Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways (Haggai 1:5).   How often do you consider your ways?  Why not make it a daily […]

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Are you Ready? Ready for what?

ARE YOU READY?  Ready for what you say?  There are many things we should be ready or prepared for.   Six of them are listed below. This post contains affiliate links – Disclosure ARE YOU READY FOR HEAVEN? ARE YOU READY TO DIE? Are you saved?   You can know for sure that you are on […]

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Set Apart for God?

Are you set apart for God?  What does that really mean?  Here is the meaning of set apart according to Webster’s 1828 Dictionary:   apart – In a state of distinction, as to purpose, use or character. Really, this topic would make a great Bible Study.  There are so many people who call themselves Christians;  is there a distinction […]

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Music Philosophy in a Nutshell

A Child of God ought to have a music philosophy.   It does not have to be complicated, but it should be based on Scripture. Psalms 40:3  And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD. The […]

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30 Lessons on Wisdom from Proverbs 3

Below is a list of lessons on wisdom that one could learn from Proverbs, chapter 3.  While making this list, I realized once again, how important it is to instill these truths into our children and grand children day after day after day.  This is one way they will get to know God and who […]

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Effectual Prayer Avails Much

Effectual Prayer Avails Much - Do You Really Believe This?

Effectual Prayer Avails Much This is a sponsored post with affiliate links Effectual prayer: what is effectual prayer?  Does it really avail much?  That’s what God’s Word says.  Oh how often my heart is filled with unbelief!  James 5:16 . . . The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. EFFECTUAL, a. Producing an […]

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9 Characteristics of a Christian’s Music

I have been privileged to listen and sit under the influence of Dr. Don Scovill, a man who loves God and music, and has spent many years investing in the lives of young people as mentor, music director, voice teacher and more!  As he taught on music he gave us some characteristics that ought to […]

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7 ways to have a Beautiful Garden

It’s that time of year again!   SPRING!   I love spring; everything starts to turn green,  the daffodils start peeking out,  the trees are showing new life,  pretty colors are showing up everywhere, the birds are singing, the days are longer and everything starts coming alive!    It is just a gorgeous time of year. It […]

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Could I Be a Martyr for Christ?

This is a sponsored post with affiliate links. As things seem to worsen in our country and Christians are now under attack for their faith and beliefs, I have often asked myself this question: Could I be a Martyr for Christ?   “Hebrews 11:36-38 And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover […]

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Why I don’t pray

Obviously,  this post is a little on the sarcastic side to start with, but it is mostly a reminder to myself of different reasons why I don’t pray or why I end up not praying.  If I am walking in the Spirit and staying in fellowship with my Lord and Savior then these following remarks […]

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How to “feel better” Physically and Spiritually

Mark 2:17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

The winter months always seem to be “sick seasons”; lots of colds, flu, and respiratory illnesses seem to be every where you turn.  It is a time when you feel like you have to keep washing your hands,  always have hand sanitizer on hand,  keep reminding the kids to keep your hands off you face, […]

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TO DO: What’s on your Daily List?

When a new year comes we are often thinking about reorganizing and what our new to do lists are going to look like, etc.   I wonder what life would be like if we actually made a Spiritual to do list every day. Maybe it really isn’t a bad idea. It sure would put a […]

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Four Attitudes a Christian should have

These were notes I took from a guest speaker one Sunday morning.  What kind of attitude do we have in our walk with the Lord.  Are you ready in this new year to get on and stay on course that the Lord has for you? Acts 20:24 But none of these things move me, neither […]

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Do you consider yourself a Prosperous Christian?

What is true prosperity?  Do you consider yourself a prosperous Christian?  God says that Joseph was prosperous even in bondage, even in prison, in all of his difficult circumstances – not just when things were going well.  It is obvious that Joseph’s  life followed Psalm 1: 1. He was blessed for not walking in the […]

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One Birthday that will last forever

Do you know that you can have one birthday that will last forever? It seem as though we always have a busy month  with family and friends having birthdays.  Of course, with 17 grandchildren there always seems to be a birthday to celebrate.  It is nice to remember each one of these and celebrate with them.  […]

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Serving God – Others or Our Own First?

Now that our nest is empty, I often think I need to do so many “things” to be serving the Lord, but where is my most important place of service?  Here are some things I am learning:  Affiliate links associated with this post – Read my disclosure here. ~William Burkitt’s Expository Notes1 Timothy 5:8  But if […]

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Effectual Prayer – The Prayer of Jabez

For What Did Jabez Pray? What was his effectual prayer? God’s Blessing God’s Enlargement of his coast God;s leading – that His hand would be with him God’s keeping power – to keep him from evil God’s grace – granting him that which he requested What is the example for my own prayer life? When […]

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The Happy Person – 15 Bible Verses on Happiness

The Happy Person - Are You A Happy Person according to God's Word?

What person doesn’t want to be happy? True happiness can only be found in the Lord Jesus.  Here are 15 Bible verse that tell how we can be happy. The Happy Person according to God’s Word Note:  Affiliate links may be attached – Disclosure  1.Hear God’s Wisdom   2 Chronicles 9:7  Happy are thy men, and happy are […]

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