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Psalm 63:1-4 (The Message)
March 26, 2006

God - You're my God! I can't get enough of you! I've worked up such hunger and thirst for God, traveling across dry and weary deserts.

So here I am in the place of worship, eyes open, drinking in your strength and glory. In your generous love I am really living at last! My lips brim praises like fountains. I bless you every time I take a breath; my arms wave like banners of praise to you.

 

Psalm 119: 33-41

December 16, 2005

33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it [unto] the end.
34 Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with [my] whole heart.
35 Make me to go in the path of thy commandments; for therein do I delight.
36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.
37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; [and] quicken thou me in thy way.
38 Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who [is devoted] to thy fear.
39 Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments [are] good.
40 Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.
41 Let thy mercies come also unto me, O LORD, [even] thy salvation, according to thy word.

 

On The Mountainous Journey

Hello special ones. It is October 14, 2005.

 

In one of the most challenging times in my life of both health and family crisis, God spoke to me this morning after another day and night of tears.

"Now may Jesus and God the Father who reached out of love and surprised you with gifts of unending help and confidence, put a fresh heart in you, invigorating your work and enlivening your speech." 2 Thess. 2:15-17 Message Bible

He is continuing to say,"Honey, you can not go wrong with Me. I told you I was going to build endurance into you, so take heart, I have prepared your way, and will be right with you to strengthen you  for the task ahead. I will guide and help you in the least to the greatest responsibility.  Trust Me my beloved, listen for my song over your life.  The continuing adventure awaits, honey, lets go!Oh precious Heavenly Father, the only wise and faithful God, be exalted in my life. Forgive me for losing heart and wanting to run away. I embrace this time and run to You. You are so precious to me. Lets continue to go on the mountainous journey.  I will trust You to give me hinds feet in high places, or the strength to carry on. Be comforted special ones.  You are truly loved!!

January 25th, 2005

A Blessing  on Your Home

As I was reading yesterday a scripture popped out at me. Ps.116:15 says "The voice of rejoicing and salvation in the tabernacle of the righteous: the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly".  What sound is being heard where you live? Too many times it is murmuring and complaining, strife, unrest.  Accept the Lord's best for you today.  Begin to sing and praise Him in your heart and thank Him for all the faithful things He does daily for you. O Dear Heavenly Father, Your word makes us stop and reflect on Your greatness and mighty power.  Help our hearts to be turned toward You and not toward our circumstances. (In your mind, see your heart turning toward the Lord.) Forgive us for stinky attitudes . Change and cleanse our heart this day,  We are so-o-o-o-o excited about YOU!  Help us to know You more.

Your have given a promise and we thank You for helping us to hide it in our hearts and see it

fulfilled in our homes today. Let the rejoicing begin. In Jesus name, A-men.

Psalm 15[[A Psalm of David.]] “LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.
[He that] backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. [He that] sweareth to [his own] hurt, and changeth not.
[He that] putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these [things] shall never be moved.”
Is Someone Trying To Get Your Attention?

 

Recently I visited a  site that had been created for  a new C D release.   I was visiting on a different computer platform and this annoying  cookie kept popping up that I had  not incountered before.   I put a high squeaky voice to  the words which in essence said "Dont you want to get you own real audio player for music and flash presentations.

Click here for      yes           no           Do not show me this again

 

I clicked on NO and went on trying to view the site.  A few seconds later  

 

Don't you  want to get you own  real audio player for music and flash presentations.

Click here for      yes           no           Do not show me this again

 

Again I clicked No.   A few seconds later

 

Don't you  want to get you own  real audio player for music and flash presentations.

Click here for      yes           no           Do not show me this again

 

I clicked on NO and went on trying to view the site.  A few seconds later  it happened again only this time to my surprise, I checked Yes.  

An audio player  came up where I  could listen to music, and a flash presentation began.

 

I sat there a bit amazed and stunned.   Then the real life lesson came to me.

How often is the Lord trying to get our attention not with a sqeaking  abrasive vioce, but a gentle voice sometimes by the clutter of our own lives we miss.

 

Dear Heavenly Father, how awesome You are, so great in power and majesty, and wonderful in the mighty things You do daily in our lives.  You gently humble our hearts (usually) and graciously show Your lovingkindness which is unquestionable.

 

How undeserving we are of Your love, and how You long to have that intimate fellowship with us that You created us for.

 

Dear Lord, take away the junk that so easily blocks us from having the eyes of our understanding enlighted  to understand in a greater deminsion the marvelous ways You have for us.  I choose to click on YES to You in every way.  You make tears come to my eyes in such little ways to show such gigantic principles of your love and grace that lead us into Your presence.   How grateful we are and  how faithful You are, always with our best interest at hand. Forgive us, forgive me for not appreciating Your word more.

Help us not to take anything for granted this year Lord,  but to trust You ultimately in all areas.

Lead us not into tempation, but deliver us from evil.   You alone are God.

In the mighty name of Jesus, a-men.

 

"That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of glory, may give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

The eyes of you understanding being enlightened the you may know what is the hope of His calling , and what the riches of the glory of His  inheiritance in the saints.

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe according to the working of His mighty power." Eph. 1:17-19

"He will lead the  blind in  the way they should go"

"Open  my eyes Lord, that I may behold, wonderous things out of Your law, or out of Your Word." Ps. 119:18

 

Ps,40:6   {Ampl.Bible}   "You have given me the capaciy  to hear and obey"  Thank Him for this.  It is His word!!!

 

You have the opportuntiy to check the YES  box today , and to write it on the table of your heart.   The choice is yours.

 

Have a great week in the Lord special ones. You are truly loved.

 

Let all who take refuge in YOU, Lord, be glad; let them ever sing for joy! Spread YOUR protection

over them, that those who love YOUR name may rejoice in YOU!"

(Psalm 5:11 NIV)

Lord, as the psalmist said, Oh how I love Your Word!I meditate on it all day long! Your Word covers me in Your safe love! The narrower grows my natural path, the broader grows Your path for me with You, Lord. With You, kind Shepherd, I'm impulsive with Songs!


Refuge --- a state of being covered or protected, as were we exiles on foreign turf. Ah, but we are!

This world is not our home, we're just a passin' through. Our treasures are laid up somewhere Beyond the blue.


Refuge --- our resource: Something [or one] to which one turns for assistance in difficulty or need, in the absence of a usual means or source of supply -- has exhausted every resource he can think of --

But LORD is not a mere foul-weather invite. God's invitation is not as a harborage to sail away from

when the sea of life calms enough so we can, again, set sail on our own. Ah, but we do!

The beauty in long term impairment, be we old or not, one adjusts to the growing necessity for his

refuge to become his home from which he no longer roams out on his own. As a turtle is always beneath his protective shell, no question about it, we most consciously take with us our secure shelter, Christ in us --- the Spirit of the Lord.

Our Lord tenderly and adequately meets our every need as (or if) we listen and heed. We listen. We listen not only out of necessity but because, in a sense, our limitations serve us as an offering to Him,

though truly, horribly humbling hard! Inch by inch, thru our Father's abounding favor, our regenerating nature concaves into the Lord, a safe and glad place for mind, heart, and soul. Peace that sings; contentment that rests, and a joy that reflects a quieter assurance. With God as one's Refuge, all is well.

 

September 27, 2004 I keep thinking of the Jews and Christians in Florida.

 Exodus 12:13  " And the blood shall be to you for a token, upon the houses where you are.And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be unpon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt."

Hello special ones. It is Sept. 8th, 2004.
"He who covers a transgression will not prosper, but he who confess and forsakes his sin will receive mercy." Pr. 28:13.
Dear Lord, help us to keep a very short chord to you so that we are quick to confess sin and ask for forgiveness and cleansing. Thank You so much for being a merciful God, and a just God. In Jesus name, amen.


Hello special ones. It is Sept. 7th, 2004.
"The Lord is God. Who has shown us and given us light.He has illuminated us with grace, freedom, and joy." Ps. 118:27 Ampl.
Dear Heavenly Father, how we love You and worship You. Thank You for the price You have paid so we could have gaciously received Your grace, Your freedom, and Your joy plus so much more. Help us to walk in Your was and to truly know Your heart. In the mighty name of Jesus, Amen.
July 9th, 2004

In a woodsy area of our place a very unusual event occurred As I was watering the flowers, I was trying to make the spray hit where I could not quite reach with the hose. As I proceeded to water by the tall white foxgloves, a hummingbird came on the scene, and not wanting to disturb him, I moved to another area quite a ways away. Suddenly the little bird flew by and then back again. He rather seemed to dart at the water so I gently moved the spray slightly. To my amazement, the little bird followed and lit on an azalea plant beneath the gentle spray of water. I had never seen anything like that. I continued to let the spray go over the bird when he flew up in the air and perched on a nearby rhododendron bush about eight feet away from me
What followed was truly delightful. The little bird flew up and grabbed some of the droplets of water from the spray several times, and then again settled on the branch. He lifted himself and stretched his wings like an airplane and then repeated the series of events. It was really cute. Then he rolled his head back and forth on the branch, and looked straight up to the sky. The little expressions were so sweet, it almost seemed like he had a peaceful smile on his face. I wondered why he did seem afraid. He just seemed very grateful. Maybe he was a young hummingbird.Then the scripture came to me “Thou openest Thy hand and satisfies the desire of every living thing (even little hummingbirds).The Lord is righteous in all His ways and holy in all His works. The Lord is near to all those who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth. He will satisfy the desire of them that fear Him. He will hear their cry and will save them.” Psalm 145:16-19

It came to me after I wrote this yesterday that the Gospels speak about the Lord’s care for us. He knows how many hairs you have or don’t have on your head. A little sparrow cannot fall to the earth without Him knowing. He knows the stars the sky and calls them by special names. This is not an impersonal God but one who gave His very life just for you :) John 3:16.

O dear Heavenly Father, You are so great. We feel so humbled by the tender things you do. Help us walk worthy of You Lord. May Your name be lifted up in praise. Have a great day special ones. You are truly loved and cared for.
Hello special ones. It is June 29th, 2004.

Something very cool happened with one of the students today. Luke was in my first grade class and is now in Jr. High. I have had the privilege of teaching him piano the last couple of years. He is gifted, but recently his schedule has been hectic and his practice has suffered. I had done an arrangement of a worship chorus, and then began to teach him about improvisation. He jumped up and down clapping his hands as the reason for the techniqca ldegree name of a scale, chord inversion and chord progressions all
began to make since. He listened as I played the song , and then told me I should be playing all over town. I told him our
younger son also said that, and my answer was that my passion was to teach. It is so rewarding."Now unto Him that is able to do exceedingly, abundantly above all you could think or even ask because of the power of God at work within us. Unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. a-men!" Eph 3:20-21. A_MEN!!

Hello special ones. It is Jan. 28th,2004.Last night a student called me to ask for scriptures about comfort, with the meaning of safe. She was writing a report for a High School class. I had about ten that came to my mind. (Actually, that is one of the most reassuring things about the Bible) There was one however I did not know where to find. As I was speaking to the students, I looked down and there through a large sate on top of it was the verse!!!!!” In the multitude of my thoughts within me, Thy comforts delight my soul.” Psalm 64:19.O faithful Lord, Your love never ceases to amaze me. Your tenderness is too much, and Your greatness unsearchable. You continue over these many years to surprise and delight me. Let me be a pleasing daughter to You, Papa. Help us to walk in Your ways and bring glory to Your name we have come to be so dependent upon. We love You Lord. In the most powerful name of Jesus. Amen.Hello special ones. It is Jan.24th, 2004.He which hath begun a good work in youwill perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. Phil. 1:6For our God is faithful. Col.1:9Have a great day in the Lord, special ones. You are truly loved.Hello special ones. It is Jan. 22nd.I have been thinking about the scripture from yesterday, Ex. 14:14, all day today. I think it is said with an !!! Perhaps it is th e kind of scripture we say”Yes, sir. Whatever You say.” Our Lord is so powerful. He does fight for us. I see Him as a Knight in shinning armor coming in and taking care of all that would trouble us. In my devotions today however, I felt Him say “trust Me and don’t doubt. Believe, and do not be anxious.” It is wonderful”The Lord your God shall fight (and defeat your enemies) for you... and ye shall hold your peace.(another translation says remain in peaceful rest.)Zep 3:17 say” you shall be quieted and at rest in His love, He will joy over you with singing.” He is so powerful to defeat our enemies, yet so tender He sings love songs of comfort to us. Truly He is the lover of our soul.Have a great day in the Lord. You are truly loved.Hello special ones, on Jan. 21st. I am still working on the cool thing the Lord showed me. It has really change my life. I think I will post it in the e-zine. As I was looking for a scripture for today, this one hit me right between the eyes..."The Lord shall fight for you and you shall hold your peace." Exodus 14:14..Maybe that is just for me, but I think it is good for us all.O dear heavenly Father, thank You for Your sense of humor and Your love. Thank You for fighting for us and we can rest in that. Loed forgive us if we have murured or complained. We know it is a lack of trust. In Jesus mighy name, , amenHello special ones, it is Jan. 20th."My God shall supply all your needs.......all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." Phil. 4:19. You know, I have read that scripture for years but it really touched my heart tonight. Praise God!.They that fear the Lord, shall lack no good thing, Ps. 34.O dear heavenly Father, You are such a caring Father. You will supply any kind of need. Help us to abandon ourselves to total trust. You care about all things that concern us, and lead us in paths of righteouness. You restore our soul, (fill in the blank) because You supply all our needs. You are the great I Am. You fill all in all and are all in all and through You all things consist. How can we ever thank You enough? We are so grateful..Hello special ones. It is Jan. 18th, 2004.I am doing a word study . The Lord gave me something very cool. I will try to post it tomorrow. Here is comething on a different topic.Proverbs says " A wise man sees danger (evil) and turns from it. The foolish man goes on and is punished for it." There is a great gap between being smart and being wise. You can be smart and do some very foolish and stupid tthings. Lord help us to be wise in You.Hello special ones. It is Jan. 15th.2004.In my morning devotions I really read this portion over and over As I did the Lord gave me a mind picture. It was a person grabbing the umbrella of God’s loving kindness and flying carefree. In my heart right now i want to jump up and grab the handle. We are seated by faith in the heavenly places it says in Eph. I have to pray about this..”Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear Him upon them that hope in his mercy.To deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.Our soul waiteth for the lord. He is our help and shield.For our heart shall rejoice in Him because we have trusted in His Holy Name.Let Thy mercy be upon us O Lord as we hope in Thy mercy.” Ps. 33:18-22.As I type this this morning, my heart is so touched by the presence of the Almighty God. I need to be on my face before Him. How wonderful You are Almighty God. Your word brings tears of joy and gratitude to our eyes as Your presence is so precious. We stand in awe of Your Holiness and worship You. Years of trails have become steps of joy always knowing Your hand guides us. We are overwhelmed at Your goodness to us. Be our focus in a greater dimension. Help us to jump for joy as little children before as we praise and worship You. Help us to fall on our faces and totally submit everything to You. We do know we can trust you. Help our innermost being to be quieted in Your love. Permeate every fiber of our being with Your strength to carry on the call for Your glory. Thank You , thank You for being our help, strength, and protecting shield. Help us to come with our cares and anxious thoughts, cast them to You , and catch Your umbrella of hope and fly. Thank You for this beautiful picture this morning. May we not be hearers only but doers. Dear Lord, how we love and adore You. You are the great “I AM”. You are our everything. We are so humbled to get to be called Your children, and You, Lord of the Universe, Creator King....our Father. It is to much for me Lord. All I can say is thank You, thank You. We will get to do that for eternity. O how we praise You. Your greatness is unspeakable We worship You..Is It Getting hotter?Jan. 14th,2004.Hello special ones.It seems that families that have been stable are going through some intense times . Maybe the Lord is going deeper and drawing things to the surface.I read this scripture in my devotions this morning. “The furnace pot for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tries the hearts.”He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty and he that ruleth his spirit, than him that takes a city. Pr. 17:3 and Pr. 16 32.O dear Heavenly Father, we yield our lives to You as our Lord. We know You have the best plan for us so we submit our lives again this day. Try us that we may come forth as gold, without murmuring and complaining. We choose to jump for joy and praise You today. Help us to fear and reverence You even more. Thank You for Your watchful care and faithfulness to us.. Help us to be “more than conquerors through Christ today . May You see Your reflection as You refine us. Thank You for Your word. In the precious name of Jesus, A-men. Hello special ones. It is Jan. 12th. Recently I had something happen that was a victory for a student and myself. The student had been not focusing and what I call “game playing”, diverting and manipulating. At first, I thought he just was wound up and then I realized he was pushing the boundaries. I really like him, and talked to him about being honest, and game playing was being deceitful. I know he loves the Lord. He said”your know too much” but he was smiling in a good way of being nailed. I told him he needed to repent and not do it any more as it had become a habit in his life.This week when he walked through the door, I asked what he was not going to do and he said divert. He started to once and stopped himself. This really touched my own heart. What an example to my own life. Am I so quick to repent and then change by the power of the Holy Spirit? Not always. My heart was filled with joy as I tough of what a change I had seenin him Praise the Lord for His faithfulness!!!.I so love my students. They are like our extended family. They must know I do too. ”With my whole heart I have sought You. Let me not wander from Your commandments.” Ps.110:8O dear heavenly Father, Your are forgiving, but help us to ask and then allow the Holy Spirit to change us. Keep Your boundaries snug about us so we will not wander but bring glory to Your name. We are such a needy people Lord. Thank You that Your strength is made perfect in our weakness, and Your joy is our strength. Thank You that as we wait on You we renew our strength. We praise Your name, the name above all names. You are victor King Eternal. In the mighty name of Jesus, AMEN!! The Lord is my strength and my shield. My heart trusts in Him and I am helped. Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song, I will praise Him.” Ps. 28: 7.A-men and a-men!>>>And with my song, I will praise Him.Saturday was a make up lesson day for quite a few students because of the snow earlier in the week. We are working on Ensemble numbers again. Some of the students have never played together, and it was wonderful to see the terrific attitudes of the students, how important rhythm and counting is, and the sensing of the others involved. After a long day i felt more refreshed instead of being worn out. the Lord is so good.The scripture had been one I had read over and over in the morning. I am going to type it and give it to all the students. better yet, we can memorize it. O Lord, be our only focus. Thank You for altering and adjusting us and conforming us into Your image and likeness. In Jesus mighty name.:”The Lord will give strength unto His people, the Lord will bless His people with peace” Ps. 29 the last verse.Have a praising day strengthen by the Lord,, especially if you are feeling a bit weary. King David said, “ The Lord is my strength......He gives strength and peace to His people, and as we wait and serve Him, we are renewed in His Strength. WoWie! Hello special ones. It is an icy and snowy Jan. 8thAs I read the Bible this morning, I felt like I was having a feast in Ps. 37. I would highly suggest that you read it very slowly and watch the Holy Spirit pop scriptures out at you.It is all wonder. but verses 1-7 are so good. Then my eyes hit verse 8.”.........fret no thyself in in any wise to do evilFor the evildoer shall be cut off, but they that wait upon the Lord inherit the earth. Ps 37:8-9. We know the one in Isaiah “they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up as wings of eagles. But also waiting upon the help trusting Him helps us to posses the Kingdom the Lord has for us!O dear Heavenly Father, thank You so much for Your word that strengthens us that confirms us and reassures us we can trust You with all our heart. Help us not to fret or be anxious but cast and commit our cares to you, the Maker of all. Help us to praise you before we see the answer. In the mighty name of Jesus, a-men! Hello special ones. It is sliver thaw on Jan. 7th with a lot of ice and snow.Our prayer for you all is:” The you might be filed with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding that you might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasingBeing fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God. Strengthened with all might according to his glorious power, unto all patience and long suffering with joyfulness” Col. 1:9-13. These are great munchies special ones. Thank Him for it every day. We all have so much to be thankful for, even in the hard times. Know that the Lord is so-o-o faithful and He will take care and perfect all those things that concern us.Dear Heavenly Father, how we thank and adore You. We are so grateful for the roof over our head, for a bed that we sleep on, for everything You provide. We thank You again for ordering our steps, for filling us with Your wisdom and helping us to bring glory to Your name. Thank You for changing us into Your image and likeness dear Lord. We so love and need You in everything we do. Thank you for the Holy Spirit that guides us. How very blessed we are. In Jesus mighty name. amen. Have a great day in the Lord special ones, for you are truly loved. When Everything Looks Upside DownHello special ones. It is Jan. 5th 2004. It is so exciting to get to see the flags from various countries that visit the site. We pray it will be a blessing to you.“O God, You are my God. I will exalt thee . I will praise Your name for You have done wonderous things; t You counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.....For You have been a strength to the poor, a; a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.” Is 26:1-4Dear Heavenly Father, I am again so humbled by Your word. I stand in awe of You my Lord and my God. You do have our best interest at hand, and Your word says You will perfect all those things that concern us.Lord, please forgive me , forgive us for how easily we look at the circumstances and not at who Your really are. We are continually encouraged by Your word of life. Thank You for hearing our prayers. Thank You that Your word says You will perfect all those things that concern us. That is a super stress reliever right there. Thank You for Your continual watchful care. Help us to walk worthy dear Lord. Help us to touch lives and bring glory to Your name. Be our focus and vision. When everything around us seems upside down, Your word and promises are right side up. How we praise and love You lord of our heart, and Creator of the universe. We are so very grateful and will be for eternity. In the strong name of Jesus, A-man. Have a great day in the Lord special ones, for you are truly loved!!!
8 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.Hello special ones, This was my devotions yesterday. God so met me at the point of my need, and I responded to Him with great joy. Not only that He heard the cry of my heart, but He knew right where I was, and He cared enough to rescue me. I opened my Bible and read that scripture, and it filled my heart with such joy, because I knew God was speaking right to me. It doesn't matter if He says something hard to us as long as He's speaking to us! Are you in a whale's belly of sickness, of emotional distress, of finances, or all of the above? Cry out to God and begin to praise Him, it's so simple and we struggle so much with our problems. God is so awesome. He holds our very breath in His hands, and He loves us so much. Dear Heavenly Father, please forgive our lack of faith in You, and help us to stand firm and strong in the power of Your might. We praise and glorify Your name for Your tender loving care and Your watchfulness over our lives. Help me instead of trying to figure things out and struggling with situations, to remember to get on my knees and praise You. We cannot thank You enough for Your unfailing love. We'll have a chance to do that for eternity. We love You so much Lord. In Jesus name, Amen. Have a hope-filled day in the Lord! I John 5:18-2118 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
Hello special ones, It is December 2, 2003Our lives seem to be busier now than ever. I am finding myself forgetting toomany times. I finally cried out to the Lord and said I needed a magnet on my brain to keep the data in memory. I felt the warmth of His love as He told me I knew what the magnet was. Years ago while teaching in a Christian school I prayed for children who were having some problems remembering, perhaps from different reasons, perhaps not. The Lord showed me then, if I would teach them His word, He would use it to draw even the academics to their understanding. It was truly miraculous what happened that year. It so changed me too. I thought about it in regards to my recent question. I knew scripture memorization and studying God’s word was the answer. Not only does reading the word give you a greater peace, but it helps us know our wonderful Lord better.Dear Heavenly Father, how grateful we are for Your loving care. Please break through and destroy any hardness in our hearts that would block Your wonderful light. We are such a needy people , Lord. Thank you for directing us and teaching us Your way through Your word. Help us to walk more closely to You Lord. We are the heep of your pasture, and we woship You. In Jesus mighty name, amen.
Jonah 2:7-97 When my soul fainted within me I remembered the Lord; and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.8 They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.9 But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord.Hello special ones, This was my devotions yesterday. God so met me at the point of my need, and I responded to Him with great joy. Not only that He heard the cry of my heart, but He knew right where I was, and He cared enough to rescue me. I opened my Bible and read that scripture, and it filled my heart with such joy, because I knew God was speaking right to me. It doesn't matter if He says something hard to us as long as He's speaking to us! Are you in a whale's belly of sickness, of emotional distress, of finances, or all of the above? Cry out to God and begin to praise Him, it's so simple and we struggle so much with our problems. God is so awesome. He holds our very breath in His hands, and He loves us so much. Dear Heavenly Father, please forgive our lack of faith in You, and help us to stand firm and strong in the power of Your might. We praise and glorify Your name for Your tender loving care and Your watchfulness over our lives. Help me instead of trying to figure things out and struggling with situations, to remember to get on my knees and praise You. We cannot thank You enough for Your unfailing love. We'll have a chance to do that for eternity. We love You so much Lord. In Jesus name, Amen. Have a hope-filled day in the Lord! I John 5:18-2118 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not.19 And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
Hello special ones, It is December 2, 2003Our lives seem to be busier now than ever. I am finding myself forgetting toomany times. I finally cried out to the Lord and said I needed a magnet on my brain to keep the data in memory. I felt the warmth of His love as He told me I knew what the magnet was. Years ago while teaching in a Christian school I prayed for children who were having some problems remembering, perhaps from different reasons, perhaps not. The Lord showed me then, if I would teach them His word, He would use it to draw even the academics to their understanding. It was truly miraculous what happened that year. It so changed me too. I thought about it in regards to my recent question. I knew scripture memorization and studying God’s word was the answer. Not only does reading the word give you a greater peace, but it helps us know our wonderful Lord better.Dear Heavenly Father, how grateful we are for Your loving care. Please break through and destroy any hardness in our hearts that would block Your wonderful light. We are such a needy people , Lord. Thank you for directing us and teaching us Your way through Your word. Help us to walk more closely to You Lord. We are the heep of your pasture, and we woship You. In Jesus mighty name, amen.

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The Lord your God in your midst, the Mighty One, He will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.

(Zephaniah 3:17)



I would have lost heart unless I had believed in the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord, be of good cheer, and He will strengthen your heart. Wait, I say, on the Lord.

(Psalm 27:13-14)



I sought the Lord, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

(Psalm 34:4)

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