10/30/2017

And He said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. –Exodus 33:14

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And I will take away Mine hand, and thou shalt see My back parts: but My face shall not be seen. –Exodus 33:23

 

I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have sinned against Thee. –Psalms 41:4

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the health of my countenance, and my God. –Psalms 42:11

As the Father hath loved Me, so have I loved you: continue ye in My love.–John 15:9

Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe? –John 16:31

 

 

I cringe….The Word

*This was a post I wrote back on February 17, 2017 when the blog was new. I pray you enjoy it. :)

When Christians, say things like, “You should do this: insert judgement, chastising, sermon here ” or “God wants you to be this or that to be saved”….CRINGE. (exceptions: see footnote 1)

Really did God call you this morning and tell you that? lol :)

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You might want to call Him back and ask Him how He feels about your judgement of His child.

While you’ve got Him on the line, ask Him how He feels about the stumbling block you just threw in front of His child, causing His child to feel unworthy or like they are a lost cause. Leaving them with the attitude of why bother. There’s no hope for me, why try. Instead of reassuring them of His unmeasurable love for them, and how nothing can separate them from that love.

Also ask Him how He feels about the splinter you’re plucking out of their eye, instead of worrying about the plank in your own eye.

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Now obviously I am being a little sarcastic (maybe) but I literally cringe when I hear Christians who, I know with all my heart, think they are saving a soul, try to help God like this.

God doesn’t need our help. He created everything, pretty sure He can manage.

His Word says He wants us to love others so much that, like fiery embers falling on their heads, they will want that love also. That’s how we can help.

Through His word, He will convict them of what to do and not do. He promised He put His Word in our heads and hearts.

So, they already know what they should or shouldn’t do, they are already struggling.

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We just have to love them, so much that they will want His love too.

God, His word and the Holy Spirit will do the rest.

My non-Christian friends, when greeted in this way by my Christian friends, usually respond with, if that’s your God, I don’t want anything to do with it….cringe

Instead of the love God wanted them to feel from that Christian, they felt the exact opposite.

As good as that Christian’s intentions were, what’s the saying, the road to hell is paved with good intentions.

God Bless you :)

Footnotes:
(1)Unless they are saying to believe Jesus is your Saviour, He died for your sins, and rose again. Love God with all your heart and soul, and love your neighbor, then disregard the rest of my post.

10/28/2017

A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. –Psalms 37:16

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Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me. Make haste to help me, O Lord my salvation. –Psalms 38:21-22

And whosoever liveth and believeth in Me, shall never die. Believest thou this? –John 11:26

Father, glorify Thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. –John 12:28

10/25/2017

Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the word stand in awe of Him.–Psalms 33:8

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For He spake, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast. –Psalms 33:9

I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am He, ye shall die in your sins. –John 8:24

And He that sent Me is with Me: the Father hath not left Me alone; for I do always those things that please Him.–John 8:29

10/23/2017

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Into Thine hand I commit my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth. –Psalms 31:5

Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD. –Psalms 31:24

And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation. –John 5:29

10/22/2017

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Give unto the LORD the glory due unto His name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. –Psalms 29:2

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him. –John 3:36

Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. –John 4:48

The Fall Tag

I can hardly believe it is October already. Gail over at gaillovesgod tagged me with The Fall Tag. Gail is a wonderful child of God, and you will see that with every word that she writes. If you haven’t visited Gail’s blog, please do. You won’t be disappointed. So let’s get started…..

Rules:
Put the tag badge and rules in your post.
Answer the 10 fall-related questions.
Tag at least 5 other bloggers to join in the fun!

1. What’s your favorite fall outfit? Jeans, sweater, and boots :) or turtle neck and a duster sweater
2. What is fall weather like where you live? We usually have a cold snap in October, but then it gets warmer again.
3. Your favorite drink to have in the fall? I love coffee, so it’s my favourite all year :)
4. Does your family have any fall traditions? No
5. What are some activities and events you enjoy going to in the fall months? I don’t really have anything special. :)
6. What’s your favorite fall-scented candle? Is vanilla a fall scent? if it is then anything with vanilla :)
7. Tell us about one of your favorite fall memories. I already made this comment somewhere but raking up leaves and jumping in them. (Gail I think we both enjoyed this one)
8. What are some fall movies you enjoy watching? Nothing special comes to mind.
9. What’s your favorite fall treat? Rice crispy treats :) These can be eaten year round but seems as kids they were reserved for fall.
10. If you celebrated Halloween, what’s the best costume you’ve worn? I don’t celebrate Halloween :)

Looking back at my answers, I’m pretty boring hahaha ;):)

Thank you again Gail for thinking of me and tagging me. I tag anyone who wants to participate :)

God Bless you :):)

 

10/15/217

I will love Thee, O LORD, my strength. –Psalms 18:1

The LORD liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted. –Psalms 18:46

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I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. –Luke 15:7

And He said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. –Luke 16:15

The Word–Challenge

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The Challenge question today, on The Word is:

What is your tesitmony?

Thank you for participating. God bless you :)

10/13/2017

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The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, and seek God. –Psalms 14:2

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him? –Luke 11:13

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. –Luke 12:32