Archive for March, 2011

God’s Amazing Grace! A Must Read Story

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Ephesians 2:8-9.

Hope you are all as blessed as I was by this story.

There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning he came to the Church carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. Eyebrows were raised and, as if in response, Pastor Thomas began to speak….

I was walking through town yesterday when I saw a young boy coming toward me swinging this bird cage. On the bottom of the cage were three little wild birds, shivering with cold and fright.

I stopped the lad and asked, “What do you have there, son?”

“Just some old birds,” came the reply.

“What are you going to do with them?” I asked.

“Take ’em home and have fun with ’em,” he answered. “I’m gonna tease ’em and pull out their feathers to make ’em fight. I’m gonna have a real good time.”

“But you’ll get tired of those birds sooner or later. What will you do then?”

“Oh, I got some cats,” said the little boy. “They like birds. I’ll take ’em to them.”

The pastor was silent for a moment. “How much do you want for those birds, son?”

“Huh??!!! Why, you don’t want them birds, mister. They’re just plain old field birds. They don’t sing. They ain’t even pretty!”

“How much?” the pastor asked again.

The boy sized up the pastor as if he were crazy and said, “$10?”

The pastor reached in his pocket and took out a ten dollar bill. He placed it in the boy’s hand. In a flash, the boy was gone. The pastor picked up the cage and gently carried it to the end of the alley where there was a tree and a grassy spot. Setting the cage down, he opened the door, and by softly tapping the bars persuaded the birds out, setting them free.

Well, that explained the empty bird cage on the pulpit, and then the pastor began to tell this story:

One day Satan and Jesus were having a conversation. Satan had just come from the Garden of Eden, and he was gloating and boasting. “Yes, sir, I just caught a world full of people down there. Set me a trap, used bait I knew they couldn’t resist. Got ’em all!”

“What are you going to do with them?” Jesus asked.

Satan replied, “Oh, I’m gonna have fun! I’m gonna teach them how to marry and divorce each other, how to hate and abuse each other, how to drink and smoke and curse. I’m gonna teach them how to invent guns and bombs and kill each other. I’m really gonna have fun!”

“And what will you do when you are done with them?” Jesus asked.

“Oh, I’ll kill ’em,” Satan glared proudly.

“How much do you want for them?” Jesus asked.

“Oh, you don’t want those people. They ain’t no good. Why, you’ll take them and they’ll just hate you. They’ll spit on you, curse you and kill you. You don’t want those people!!”

“How much?” He asked again.

Satan looked at Jesus and sneered, “All your blood, tears and your life.”

Jesus said, “DONE!” Then He paid the price.

The pastor picked up the cage and walked from the pulpit.
I thank God every day for my blessed life. I’m not rich, don’t live in a mansion and don’t have the nicest of material things, but I’m healthy, have a roof over my head, clothes on my back, food on my table, a family that loves me and lifelong friends to get me through. I’d say I have a lot to be thankful for.

Ephesians 3:14-20

Isaiah 49:15-16

Gospel Fellowship Study Assignment-1

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Please take a moment to express your view concerning the following by leaving a comment! It will be very helpful indeed.Thank you for your participation.

1. Please explain Daniel 12:1. What is this awful trouble mentioned?

2. What is Jacob’s Trouble? See Genesis 32:22-30, Jeremiah 30: 5-7.

3. What does it mean to “Overcome”? See Revelation 2:10-11, 3:21. John 16:33

4. In Colossians 1:17 define “consist”.

5. In 2Corinthians 5:14 define “constraineth” (KJV) or “compels” (NKJV).

6. Define the 3 Angel’s message of Revelation 14:6-12 in one sentence?

7. Revelation 10:7 What is the Mystery of God mentioned in this text?

8. Does this Mystery of God fit into Revelation 14:14-16?

This Story Will Touch Your Heart

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Every Sunday afternoon, after the morning service at the church, the Pastor and his eleven year old son would go out into their town and hand out Gospel Tracts.

This particular Sunday afternoon, as it came time for the Pastor and his son to go to the streets with their tracts, it was very cold outside, as well as pouring rain.

The boy bundled up in his warmest and driest clothes and said, ‘OK, dad, I’m ready.’

His Pastor dad asked, ‘Ready for what?’

‘Dad, it’s time we gather our tracts together and go out.’

Dad responds, ‘Son, it’s very cold outside and it’s pouring rain.’

The boy gives his dad a surprised look, asking, ‘But Dad, aren’t people still going to Hell, even though it’s raining?’

Dad answers, ‘Son, I am not going out in this weather.’

Despondently, the boy asks, ‘Dad, can I go? Please?’

His father hesitated for a moment then said, ‘Son, you can go. Here are the tracts, be careful son..’

‘Thanks Dad!’

And with that, he was off and out into the rain.. This eleven year old boy walked the streets of the town going door to door and handing everybody he met in the street a Gospel Tract .

After two hours of walking in the rain, he was soaking, bone-chilled wet and down to his VERY LAST TRACT. He stopped on a corner and looked for someone to hand a tract to, but the streets were totally deserted.

Then he turned toward the first home he saw and started up the sidewalk to the front door and rang the door bell. He rang the bell, but nobody answered.

He rang it again and again, but still no one answered. He waited but still no answer.

Finally, this eleven year old trooper turned to leave, but something stopped him.

Again, he turned to the door and rang the bell and knocked loudly on the door with his fist. He waited, something holding him there on the front porch!

He rang again and this time the door slowly opened.

Standing in the doorway was a very sad-looking elderly lady. She softly asked, ‘What can I do for you, son?’ With radiant eyes and a smile that lit up her world, this little boy said, ‘Ma’am, I’m sorry if I disturbed you, but I just want to tell you that * JESUS REALLY DOES LOVE YOU * and I came
to give you my very last Gospel Tract which will tell you all about JESUS and His great LOVE.’

With that, he handed her his last tract and turned to leave.

She called to him as he departed. ‘Thank you, son! And God Bless You!’

Well, the following Sunday morning in church Pastor Dad was in the pulpit. As the service began, he asked, ‘Does anybody have testimony or want to say anything?’

Slowly, in the back row of the church, an elderly lady stood to her feet.

As she began to speak, a look of glorious radiance came from her face, ‘No one in this church knows me. I’ve never been here before. You see, before last Sunday I was not a Christian. My husband passed on some time ago, leaving me totally alone in this world. Last Sunday, being a particularly cold and rainy day, it was even more so in my heart that I came to the end of the line where I no longer had any hope or will to live.

So I took a rope and a chair and ascended the stairway into the attic of my home. I fastened the rope securely to a rafter in the roof, then stood on the chair and fastened the other end of the rope around my neck. Standing on that chair, so lonely and broken-hearted I was about to leap off, when
suddenly the loud ringing of my doorbell downstairs startled me. I thought, ‘I’ll wait a minute, and whoever it is will go away.’

I waited and waited, but the ringing doorbell seemed to get louder and more insistent, and then the person ringing also started knocking loudly…

I thought to myself again, ‘Who on earth could this be? Nobody ever rings my bell or comes to see me.’ I loosened the rope from my neck and started for the front door, all the while the bell rang louder and louder.

When I opened the door and looked I could hardly believe my eyes, for there on my front porch was the most radiant and angelic little boy I had ever seen in my life. His SMILE, oh, I could never describe it to you!

The words that came from his mouth caused my heart that had long been dead, TO LEAP TO LIFE as he exclaimed with a cherub-like voice, ‘Ma’am, I just came to tell you that JESUS REALLY DOES LOVE YOU.’ Then he gave me this Gospel Tract that I now hold in my hand…

As the little angel disappeared back out into the cold and rain, I closed my door and read slowly every word of this Gospel Tract. Then I went up to my attic to get my rope and chair. I wouldn’t be needing them anymore.

You see— I am now a Happy Child of the KING. Since the address of your church was on the back of this Gospel Tract, I have come here to personally say THANK YOU to God’s little angel who came just in the nick of time and by so doing, spared my soul from hell.’

There was not a dry eye in the church. And as shouts of praise and honor to THE KING resounded off the very rafters of the building, Pastor Dad descended from the pulpit to the front pew where the little angel was seated….

He took his son in his arms and sobbed uncontrollably.

Probably no church has had a more glorious moment, and probably this universe has never seen a Papa that was more filled with love & honor for his son…. Except for One.

SPRING IS HERE!! AMEN TO SPRING!!

Shabbat Shalom!

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I invite you take time to read this wonderful story from Scripture!!

A Spirit of Infirmity

10 Now He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. 11 And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up. 12 But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” 13 And He laid His hands on her, and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.
14 But the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath; and he said to the crowd, “There are six days on which men ought to work; therefore come and be healed on them, and not on the Sabbath day.”
15 The Lord then answered him and said, “Hypocrite! Does not each one of you on the Sabbath loose his ox or donkey from the stall, and lead it away to water it? 16 So ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has bound—think of it—for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath?” 17 And when He said these things, all His adversaries were put to shame; and all the multitude rejoiced for all the glorious things that were done by Him. Luke 13:10-17.



SHABBAT SHALOM TO YOU!!

Comprehending God’s Saving Love-14

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Bible Study Guide for Gospel Fellowship March 26, 2011

1. That Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in __________, may be able to __________ with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— to know the ____________ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Ephesians 3: 17-19.

2. God is______ 1John 4:8.

3. When I love others, I am _______________ that I _________ God. 1John 4:7-8. This is The Gospel in Action!!!

4. “In Him” all things ________ ________ _________ Colossians 1:17.

5. The Love of Christ ________ ________ _________ 2Corinthians 5:14.
Reconciliation is the Reestablishment of an interrupted or broken
relationship. It is a change from enmity to friendship. It is brought about by God alone John 15:5, Romans 8:3-4. 2Corinthians 3:18; 5:18-19.
It is to exchange hostility for a friendly relationship.
In this great exchange, we are not active. It’s by faith alone in Jesus. Therefore we are said to have received Reconciliation. Romans 5:1-5, 11.

6. In Christ we are a _______ ________ 2Corinthians 5:17.

7. God has _________ us unto Himself and given us the _______ of reconciliation/_________. 2Corinthians 5:18-19. Romans 5:11.

8. The First Angel Speaks: The last book of the Bible declares that right before Jesus Christ returns (see Revelation 14:14-16) a special message about the gospel, the hour of judgment, and the importance of worshiping the Creator is to be communicated to the entire world. Are we listening? See: http://www.whitehorsemedia.com/.

9. Then I saw another angel flying in the midst of heaven, having the ___________ ____________ to preach to those who ______ on the earth. Revelation 14:6-7. Revelation 13:8. See 1Corinthians 15:1-4.

10. The judgment hour message is__________, an _________ of hostility to friendship with_______. It is the everlasting _______. Revelation 14:6.

11. The Gospel is the power of God unto________ Romans 1:16-17.

12. Christ is the _______ ___ ______ 1Corinthians 1:24.

13. So Christ is the __________ Mark 1:14-15.

14. What was the single motivation for Christ being crucified? _________ John 3:16.

15. Jesus is the _______. Jesus lived, ______, _______ again and is sitting at the right hand of God as our __________. Colossians 3:1, Hebrews 8:1, 6. He _______ living out His victory _______ through the Holy Spirit. Since Jesus is The Gospel, He is the ________of ______________. Praise God!!

16. Therefore the preaching of Christ, who is The Gospel and His _________ is preaching the _______ message of _________. This is the core proclamation of the three angels of Revelation 14.

17. This is what the ministry of reconciliation is all about!! This is our ministry!!

18. God is searching to see who it is that has ______ in_______ Romans 3:26.

What are your thoughts about the following?

What does it mean to be transformed? What is that “I do” to become transformed? Who does the transforming? How does the message of transformation fit in, if at all, with Revelation 14:6-12 and the proclamation of the 3 Angels? What is the core message of the 3 Angels? Are reconciliation, The Gospel and transformation identical concepts? Romans 12:1-2, 2Corinthians 3:18, 2Corinthians 5, Revelation 14:6-12. 1 John 4:7-21.

Real victory, that is becoming like Jesus, is ONLY through the Holy Spirit:

Revelation 3:14-21, 10:5-7, 14: 14-16, Ephesians 3:1- 13 Colossians 1:27. Romans 8:11, John 14:15-18,1John 3:1-3. Galatians 5:22-23, Ephesians 5:18, Luke 11:9-13, Matthew 18: 19-20, John 16:23-24,John 17: 20-26, Hebrews 7:23-28, 10:16-25, Matthew 6:33,7:21-23, Luke 21:34-36, 1:37, 2Corinthians 5:18-20, 2Corinthians 3:18.


Reconciliation with Jesus is vital! See Matthew 6:33.


See 2Corinthians 5:18-20

Healthy Heart! Great Advice From My Cardiologist!

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The following thoughts come from my Cardiologist:
Stephen D. Newman, MD, FACC, FAHA
Diagnostic, Prevention & Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine
You can contact Dr Newman at:(817) 613-9082.

KEEPING THE FOCUS

THE KEY IS FOCUSING ON WHY YOU ARE HERE. WHATEVER THE REASON FOR YOUR VISIT, WE WANT TO MAKE YOUR VISIT PLEASANT AND TRY TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.

THINGS I NEED YOU TO DO…..

Get good quality sleep. If you snore, wake up tired, or require naps during the day, then ask about an overnight oxygen monitor to screen for possible sleep apnea.

Eat a good quality diet. You need 8 servings of vegetables daily and each serving is ½ cup. Eat as many colors as possible, avoid starchy vegetables, and include a serving of beans. You need 2 servings of fruit and vary daily.



Fiber is a must and up to 50 grams if possible. Fiber One cereal (original) has almost 30 grams per cup. This will get you off to a good start. Avoid sodas and drink a variety of herbal teas instead. A glass of red wine may be sipped with evening meal if you like. Eat a variety of fish. Minimize the sweets – – you don’t need them. Longevity is tied to calorie restriction more than anything else I have found. Walk more, laugh more and eat less.

If “hooked” on sodas – – try ¾ club soda or sparkling water with ¼ Welch’s grape juice. At least you will get some nutrients and resveratrol. Then use herbal tea. A soda has 10 teaspoons of sugar per serving, so even one teaspoon of sugar in your tea is better than that.

Keep moving! Survival is tied to daily exercise and motion.

Keep laughing and have fun!

Throw away the nicotine!!! Ask us how.

Get outside and know your Vitamin D status. If the levels are low, get them back up soon. Some people, who cannot tolerate cholesterol medicines, can do so after correcting their low Vitamin D levels.

Get your blood pressure to goal. Optimal levels are about 115/75 mm Hg. The DASH diet is basically vegetables, fruits, and grains and is full of potassium and magnesium. This diet alone was found to improve blood pressure. Treating sleep apnea, stopping decongestants and tobacco products, losing weight, exercise, and learning to be in control of your mind and stress all help to reduce your blood pressure. Avoid too much caffeine. If you need help with relaxation and stress issues, then we will recommend talking to your primary about medications, eating right, getting better sleep, exercise daily for 30 minutes, and may have you go to Indra’s Grace (a yoga and meditation studio in Weatherford). Studies have shown that meditation alone can reduce cardiovascular events by about 50%. That study was done recently by the National Institute of Health.

Omega 3 fatty acids or fish oil is key. Our body needs this fatty acid to help in building cells. The Japanese eat many times the fish we eat and have a significantly lower rate of sudden death. Getting a high-quality supplement is key such as professional strength fish oil like Lovaza Triple Strength or similar. Don’t be tricked. A 1000 mg tablet should contain about 400 EPA and 400 DHA. You only want Omega 3. Do not use the 3-6-9 variety.

And then there is Dark Chocolate. It’s good for your heart!! It must be Dark with at least 75% Cacao. Learn to be label readers and you will do OK. Enjoy!!

Look on You Tube and learn about Caldwell Esselstyn at Cleveland Clinic who believes in a plant-based diet that is fairly strict, but there is lots of good information.

Keep your friends close and build better relationships. Isolation and poor marriages are bad on hearts! Sex is good for your heart as well. Get busy and do things to help your heart like volunteering and committing acts of generosity.

Get in touch with your spiritual side!

Don’t blame anyone for anything! Take charge of you. Balance your life and keep things simple.

I wish to thank Dr Newman for his contribution to our good heart health!!
The spiritual emphasis for me is quite simple,
“Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God”. 1 Corinthians 10:31.

Again a big thank you Dr Newman!!


Stephen D. Newman, MD, FACC, FAHA
Diagnostic, Prevention & Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine
You can contact Dr Newman at:(817) 613-9082.

Click on the link that follows for a great video!


Caldwell Esselstyn, MD — “No More Heart Attacks — Ever”

Super Moon Rising- The Creative Power of God!

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What is The Power of God that Saves Us from Sin?

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.”

because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse. Romans 1:16-17,19-20.

Paul states that Creation shows the power of God. So the power of God is creative power. And since the Gospel is the power of God unto Salvation, it follows that the Gospel is the manifestation of creative power to save men!! Praise God for His Awesome power to save me!!

The conclusion is simple! The power of God is the power that creates all things. Therefore the preaching of Christ and Him crucified, as the power of God, is preaching of the creative power of God put forth for the salvation of the human race!!

What follows is exciting evidence of God’s creative power to save you and me!! Praise God from whom all Salvation flows, to all of us!! It’s up to me to choose Jesus!! Once I choose Jesus He then will work out His victory inside of me through The Holy Spirit.
All photo’s were taken March 19,2011.


See Romans 8:9-11

See Colossians 1:27

This series of 4 photos’ is quite spectacular.
The details follow the photos. Image’s taken: Mar. 19, 2011

Image taken:Peter Scott
Mar. 19, 2011
Location:
Joss Bay, Kent, England, UK.
Details:
After spending the day trying to find a suitable location to photograph this well publicised event I found myself on the beach waiting patiently for the moon to rise. It was near freezing & i was watching a tanker pass along the horizon & chuckled to myself how funny it would be if the moon came up behind it. Funny how things turn out. Canon EOS7D EF L IS USM 100-400 f4.5-56, Iso 400 f8 1/15 sec exposure

The Creative Power of God is so Awesome! Jesus Christ is everything for me. He will Save you and He will save me. I just simply choose Jesus and then trust Him with my life! Period!!!

See 1Corinthians 1:30-31

Drinking From My Saucer

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I’ve never made a fortune, and it’s probably too late now.
But I don’t worry about that much, I’m happy anyhow
And as I go along life’s way,
I’m reaping better than I sowed.
I’m drinking from my saucer,
‘Cause my cup has overflowed.

Haven’t got a lot of riches,
and sometimes the going’s tough
But I’ve got loving ones all around me,
and that makes me rich enough.
I thank GOD for his Blessings,
and the Mercies He’s bestowed.
I’m drinking from my saucer,
‘Cause my cup has overflowed.

I remember times when things went wrong,
My faith wore somewhat thin.
But all at once the dark clouds broke,
and the sun peeped through again.

So LORD, help me not to gripe,
about the tough rows I have hoed.
I’m drinking from my saucer,
‘Cause my cup has overflowed.

If GOD gives me strength and courage,
When the way grows steep and rough.
I’ll not ask for other blessings,
I’m already Blessed enough.

And may I never be too busy,
to help others bear their loads..
Then I’ll keep drinking from my saucer,
‘Cause my cup has overflowed. Author Unknown.

When I think of how many people in this world have it worse than I do, I realize just how blessed I am and how all of us really are.
These wonderful blessings reminded me of God’s great love for all people, a love that is plainly revealed in Holy Scripture!!
I hope the following Scriptures will draw you into a deeper relationship with Jesus!!!

The LORD has appeared of old to me, saying:

“ Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love;
Therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you. Jeremiah 31:3,NKJV

And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.John 12:32.

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. John 3:14-17.

The Redeemer of Israel

But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob,
And He who formed you, O Israel:

“ Fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by your name;
You are Mine.

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;
And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.
When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned,
Nor shall the flame scorch you.

For I am the LORD your God,
The Holy One of Israel, your Savior;
I gave Egypt for your ransom,
Ethiopia and Seba in your place.
Since you were precious in My sight,
You have been honored,

And I have loved you; Isaiah 43:1-4.

“ I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake;
And I will not remember your sins. Isaiah 43:25.

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD: I will put My law in their minds, and write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. No more shall every man teach his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ for they all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says the LORD. For I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.” Jeremiah 31:33-34.

God’s Everlasting Love!!

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things? Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written:

“ For Your sake we are killed all day long;
We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.”

Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:31-39.

Why not accept God’s great gift of love right now?

By Grace Through Faith!

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved)

That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. Ephesians 2:4-5, 7-9.

God bless you with a closer walk with Jesus!!

Jesus is about to come!!

In Jesus Alone I Have Salvation

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I hope through the following Bible Verses you will be encouraged, as I have, to love and serve Jesus with all your heart to the end of time!

Jesus Alone is My Rock of Salvation!

1 Truly my soul silently waits for God;
From Him comes my salvation.
2 He only is my rock and my salvation;
He is my defense;
I shall not be greatly moved.Psalm 62:1-2.

5 My soul, wait silently for God alone,
For my expectation is from Him.
6 He only is my rock and my salvation;
He is my defense;
I shall not be moved.
7 In God is my salvation and my glory;
The rock of my strength,
And my refuge, is in God.

8 Trust in Him at all times, you people;
Pour out your heart before Him;
God is a refuge for us. Psalm 62:5-8.

11 God has spoken once,
Twice I have heard this:
That power belongs to God.
12 Also to You, O Lord, belongs mercy;
For You render to each one according to his work.Psalm 62:11-12.

The following awesome pictures are courtesy of Charce Dunn who went to Alaska in March 2011.

Jesus Alone will get rid of my sins and make me ready to meet Him!

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.1John 1:9.

18 “ Come now, and let us reason together,”
Says the LORD,

“ Though your sins are like scarlet,
They shall be as white as snow;
Though they are red like crimson,
They shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18-19.



Jesus is my everything! He Alone will make me just like Him!

29 that no flesh should glory in His presence. 30 But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption— 31 that, as it is written, “He who glories, let him glory in the LORD.1 Corinthians 1:29-31.

Praise God for His wonderful mercy!

GREAT NEWS!! JESUS IS ABOUT TO COME!!!

I Believe! A Wonderful Picture Story!

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Here is a very different post that you will really enjoy!!

Jesus says: The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. John 10:10.

And further Jesus said:These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. John 15:11.

For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. 2Timothy 1:12.

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he. Proverbs 23:7.

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8

Jesus truly wants us to be happy and full of His joy!! I pray the following picture story will give you inspiration to have a full cup of courage and hope!!!

Just what you need to improve your thinking!! Enjoy!!

I would really appreciate any comment you make that might encourage and strengthen someone else on their journey through life!! At the end of this story is a place for you to leave comment.Please do!!Thanks!!













Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!
Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7

Don’t Lose Hope! Jesus Is About To Come!

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We are living in the most serious of end times! If you are not awake now to the times we face, then chances are you never will be!! Pr Lloyd Grolimund

“But take heed to yourselves, lest your hearts be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness, and cares of this life, and that Day come on you unexpectedly. For it will come as a snare on all those who dwell on the face of the whole earth. Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.” Luke 21:34-36

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“And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring; men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.


Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.” Luke 21:25-28.

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He will swallow up death forever,
And the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from all faces;
The rebuke of His people
He will take away from all the earth;
For the LORD has spoken.
And it will be said in that day:

“ Behold, this is our God;
We have waited for Him, and He will save us.
This is the LORD;
We have waited for Him;
We will be glad and rejoice in His salvation.” Isaiah 25:8-9

All Things Made New

Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. Then I, John,[a] saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”
Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” And He said to me, “Write, for these words are true and faithful.” Revelation 21:1-5

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And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself.”John 12:32

And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
“He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. John 3:14-18.