Monthly Archives: July 2016

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, START WORKING OUT!

Building strength is a workout and a daily one at that! You can’t skip days. You can’t cheat. Ughhhh…it’s hard, but there is no way around it. I’m always looking for a way to make it easier, but at the end of the day and just like when you want to lose weight, there is no easy way out. You have to want it and work on it every day. There are a few exercises that a strong person must do daily: EMBRACE YOUR TRIALS, that’s right, these are your times to actually shine!  Learn from your errors, your tears, your hard times.  They are your tests.  How else can you gage how strong you really are if you don’t have a trial to test it out?  “But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as...

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SELFISHNESS

SELFISH = Lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure. Many times we do or say things and never consider how it affects everyone around us. We are so self-absorbed that we completely forget that EVERY action has a re-action. No matter how big or small we think it is, something is bound to change. Let’s look at some examples from the Bible where things were done that affected many people around them. Genesis chapter 3 – Eve eats of the forbidden tree, her rebellion affected the perfect world we would have enjoyed with the Most High. Joshua chapter 6-7 – Most High commands Israel to destroy the entire city of Jericho and to take nothing from it. Everyone obeyed except for Achan who brought back from the spoils a garment, gold and silver and hid them in his tent....

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Dying Just To Be Close To Him

He’s nothing less than wonderful and everything above. Therefore I will not…to will, but to live by His (Romans 12:2, Isaiah 55:8,9).  As sincere and humble as I can be, I FEAR You (Proverbs 1:7). For I present myself unto You pleading, help me! How vain this pain of this needle in my chest. I’d rather suffer to fill self with honor than suffer made void. I have an ear, thank you! I can hear, THANK YOU for I do hear You (Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 17:13-14)! Show me, myself in the mirror. What is this needle? Woe! Swollen and black, it’s ugly, I’m cold. Inside is willing, outside is dying. Zealous to be close to your burning face, mercy and grace. Wake me boldly show me Truth (Isaiah 58:1). Maturing rosebush, set by a hole. Love that you give, for me to live, while I’m preparing...

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