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Psalm 113:13-16

 Psalm 113:13-16

13  For you created my inmost being; 
       you knit me together in my mother’s womb.

 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; 
       your works are wonderful, 
       I know that full well.

 15 My frame was not hidden from you 
       when I was made in the secret place. 
       When I was woven together in the depths of the earth,

 16 your eyes saw my unformed body. 
       All the days ordained for me 
       were written in your book 
       before one of them came to be.

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VOTE!

 

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Will you pray for America?

We believe that God raises up men and women of His choosing to promote and champion His causes and His righteousness.  We believe that God instructs His people to Pray “for all who are in authority…” (I Timothy 2:1-2). 

We believe that “Righteousness exalts a nation but sin is a reproach to any people.”(Proverbs 14:34)  As such, we are deeply concerned over our nation’s continued departure from its spiritual roots and foundations. 

Root Causes of America’s Darkness

We believe that the root causes to America’s looming darkness are many and they may be vigorously debated.  However, one truth we have confidence in is the instruction God gives His people in 2 Chronicles 7:14, to:

“If my people, who are called by my name, will 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 heal their land.” If there is to be healing in our nation today, it will not occur without a spiritual renewal resulting from following God’s clear and direct instruction

We believe that in order to communicate with God, one must have a right relationship with Him.  So, first and foremost, our personal relationship with Almighty God must be pure, whole and in proper alignment.  To that end, we are calling God’s people to join us in daily seeking God through humility, prayer, repentance, and turning from our wicked ways.

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“LIVE by the Spirit!”

“So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature” Gal.5:16

Just amazing stuff in my study today.  I have never heard the Trinity put quite like Beth Moore has.  One God in three Distinct personalities:

“That one Lord accomplished all of creation through the Father’s will, the Son’s Word, and the Spirit’s way.”

“the Father first wills, the Son speaks the Father’s will to you through His Word, and the Holy Spirit supplies the power for you to obey.”

How awesome!  God has a perfect plan for you which He has willed and has sent His only son Jesus Christ to show us the way through the Word.  Then we have the Holy Spirit which teaches us through the Word and empowers us to obey and live out God’s will.

“Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ.  He annointed us, set His seal of ownership on us, and put His Spirit in our hearts as a deposit guaranteeing what is to come” 2 Cor.1:21-22

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Seek to Please Him and Only Him

Isn’t it awesome when you are in a bible study or just reading the Word and God reveals things to you just at the moment that you most need it?  I love that and I love this study!  Living Beyond Yourself Exploring the Fruit of the Spirit by Beth Moore has proven to be a study all women should do. And I have only just begun.

Gal. 1:10 “Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men?  If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.”

Beth Moore asks ” For you, what would it mean to seek only God’s approval?”

For me it would mean victory! freedom! and peace! And this should be our ultimate goal every day.  Something I learned from a good friend this summer is to surrender yourself daily to the Holy Spirit.  Even though we are saved and have become a new creation in Christ (Gal. 2:20), we still hold the old nature which makes us sin and live against the will of God.  Our old nature can be molded only by the Holy Spirit who lives in us.  It is the spirit of God who will control the old nature and even transform it to bring out the new life we are promised in Christ. AMEN!

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Victory in Christ

As I study today I am reflecting on this excerpt from a speech delivered to the Moody Bible Institute graduating class of 1932:

“Let us remind ourselves that the Great Commision was never qualified by clauses calling for advance only if funds were plentiful and no hardship or self-denial involved.  On the contrary, we are told to expect tribulation and even persecution, but with it victory in Christ…It is ours to show, in the salvation of our Lord Jesus Christ, and in personal communion with Him, a joy unspeakable and full of glory that cannot be affected by outside circumstances.”

The speaker was John Stam.  A young missionary to China who had delivered this speech just before he and his wife set out for China and were beheaded one month after arriving, leaving behind their 3 month old infant.

As Acts 14:22 says:

“strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith”

“we must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God.”

But with tribulation comes VICTORY in CHRIST!  Amen!

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God Gave You Children as a Steward

 

Psalms 127:3-5 Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Genesis 33:5 And he lifted up his eyes, and saw the women and the children; and said, Who are those with thee? And he said, The children which God hath graciously given thy servant.

Genesis 48:8-9 And Israel beheld Joseph’s sons, and said, Who are these? And Joseph said unto his father, They are my sons, whom God hath given me in this place. And he said, Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, and I will bless them.

Isaiah 8:18 Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.

Hebrews 2:13 And again, I will put my trust in him. And again, Behold I and the children which God hath given me.

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Render to God What is God’s

Matthew 22:21 They say unto him, Caesar’s. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.

Many do not use the latter half of the verse often enough.  Our children ARE NOT Caesars, they are God’s.


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