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Healthy Fear

One of the many truths that I have applied to my life is to,”fear” God!” A HEALTHY fear! Please do not misunderstand or misquote me..the kind of fear I am talking about is a Reverence and Respect for who God is and what He has done for me and for you. Scripture teaches,”Do not be afraid of those who can kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” As I read and study scripture and sit in church and listen to multiple sermons by the world’s best preachers…at some point if you are a Christian you KNOW this life is a “mist,” compared to eternity and that we have a created purpose for this life, we also know for sure that we have an enemy that wants to “steal, kill and destroy!” In order to live a life that is pleasing to God and to fulfill His plan for our lives we have to not only be able to Hear God’s voice but distinguish it above all others. To hear His voice…we have to “Fear” Him. God is a God of love, so much love He gave his life for me and for you. But when we ignore Him and we live our life to please ourselves and satisfy our flesh…we sadly Miss it! We miss the abundant life He planned for us. The abundant life is not free from trials and troubles but it is living in “abundance” despite them. There is nothing like loving God so much and revering Him that HE “confides” in us! Hearing His voice in my life is so awesome, so special and so encouraging there is just nothing like it! God’s word is true…those who fear Him, He does confide in! #Hewillguide #Hewillexpose #HewillprotectImage may contain: text

The Sun Stopper

As I study scripture I am keenly aware that I/we can even deceive ourselves about the “Why?” of our actions. (our motives drive our actions) The same God who stopped the sun as a result of Joshua’s prayers to give him victory over his enemies, is the same Lord who weighed Joshua’s heart then and…

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Long Roads

I was texting with a friend last night who has been on a long road, just yesterday her husband had open heart surgery and she also buried her beloved father like me in January. Several years ago her brother was murdered in 2011. As I texted with her we both agreed in the last several…

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Learning to Be Still

Learning to “BE STILL” and learn to discern the voice of the Holy Spirit has been the most valuable discipline that I have implemented in my life. It has required diligence on my part and some “absolutes!” One being a morning quiet time, meaning being still in God’s word and in prayer every single morning…

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Inherit a Blessing

If you are in a difficult season and find that there are difficult relationships in your life even difficulties with “acquaintances” turn and strengthen your relationship to Christ, read his word…When you obey Him, regardless of the treatment of others or their words, HE will “silence the talk,” and He promises, “you will inherit a…

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Good Extinguishing Evil

Most of us want to get rid of evil. As much as we try, it is not going to happen! As the Reverend Billy Graham said, “Evil and suffering are real….They aren’t an illusion, nor are they simply an absence of good. We are fallen creatures living in a fallen world that has been twisted…

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Roof Raisers!

Have you ever felt paralyzed? Ever since January 14th of this year I have felt paralyzed in many ways. It has been a strange way to live. Of course I have been able to get up and accomplish my to do list like plan a wedding and help Brewer to recover among other things, but…

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The Best Kind of Fear

The phrase “fear not” is in the Bible 364 times. As Christ followers, God’s best for us is to not live in fear. Fear is a chain that our enemy loves to cleverly wrap around us. It is an invisible chain, but a heavy one. It can immobilize the strongest man or woman. How can…

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