It’s a beautiful thing to know we are loved by Jesus unconditionally 🙂
There is freedom to just live our lives because He loves us unconditionally!
He is known by many names and they all loves us!
Keep moving forward knowing He loves you 🙂
I loved this! Praise The Lord and blessings to all Saints sharing and spreading the Word of God 🙂 May you all have a blessed and wonderful Easter
Jesus the Christ: “… There is no other name under heaven, that has been given among men, by which we must be saved.” (Acts 3:12).
There is no other “religion” on the face of the earth — no other religious leader — no other dogma — no other doctrine — no other system of belief — that offers man the guarantee of salvation from his own sinfulness and from this cursed world — into a life of eternal joy and freedom from all that harms and destroys.
Every other system of religion offers man a life of working, struggling, straining, following rules, and sacrificing in an effort to earn an eternity on a higher plane. But even in the midst of the working and sacrificing, the disciple of those religions is never confident of his eternal rewards. He has a hope that he may get those rewards if he’s good…
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Smile and thank God, we’re blessed to have made it to Friday 🙂 Life is tough enough. A smile causes change. We can all think of a time when a smile turned a challenging situation into a testimony; all because we smiled 🙂
God is doing awesome things through willing sons and daughters who choose daily to pick up their cross and follow Him. Smile and be the light that brightens today!
We can just roll with it today 🙂 because Romans 8:28–And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Bless someone today! God is using all of us to draw others to Him 🙂
Bless someone with a smile 🙂
Bless someone with a conversation about how they’re doing 🙂
Bless someone with a meal 🙂
Bless someone with a few minutes of your time 🙂
Back in 2005, someone had sent me the potato chips and God story that just flows with today’s word bless 🙂
A little boy wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with a bag of potato chips and a six-pack of root beer and started his journey.
When he had gone about three blocks, he met an old woman. She was sitting in the park, just staring at some pigeons. The boy sat down next to her and opened his suitcase. He was about to take a drink from his root beer when he noticed that the old lady looked hungry, so he offered her some chips. She gratefully accepted it and smiled at him. Her smile was so pretty that the boy wanted to see it again, so he offered her a root beer. Again, she smiled at him. The boy was delighted! They sat there all afternoon eating and smiling, but they never said a word.
As twilight approached, the boy realized how tired he was and he got up to leave; but before he had gone more than a few steps, he turned around, ran back to the old woman, and gave her a hug. She gave him her biggest smile ever.
When the boy opened the door to his own house a short time later, his mother was surprised by the look of joy on his face. She asked him, “What did you do today that made you so happy?”
He replied, “I had lunch with God.” But before his mother could respond, he added, “You know what? She’s got the most beautiful smile I’ve ever seen!”
Meanwhile, the old woman, also radiant with joy, returned to her home. Her son was stunned by the look of peace on her face and he asked, “Mother, what did you do today that made you so happy?” She replied! “I ate potato chips in the park with God.” However, before her son responded, she added, “You know, he’s much younger than I expected.”
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. People come into our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime! Embrace all equally!
Have lunch with God…….bring chips.
Matthew 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about forgiveness. There’s nothing new about the virtues of forgiveness. This is a core Christian principle. It seems that sometimes we think that judgement (of one another) is the core principle of Christianity but actually love and forgiveness are what we should be striving to acheive.
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32
Notice that there are no exceptions to that command to forgive. It doesn’t say…If that person really really hurt you, go ahead and hold onto that grudge.
As our creator, God knows what is best for us. He doesn’t tell us to do something simply to show us He is in charge. He knows that failing to forgive ultimately hurts us. It doesn’t hurt that other person when we refuse to forgive them. If they didn’t care about hurting…
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The ability or choice to forgive, be forgiven and offer forgiveness requires a spiritual connection and grace from God. We can all relate that in life, stuff happens and each of us has a story we could tell.
Forgiveness is for us–let go of (fill in the blank) and let God! Some things we hold onto keeps us from moving forward. Keeps us stuck! Let it go, release it to God by faith and watch what He will do.
When God is taking us through the fiery furnace, molding and shaping to put the fruits of the spirit in us so that we are more like His Son Jesus; let’s just say, He gets His way eventually 🙂 sooner or later we get tired of going around the same mountain.
There are vile and horrible things happening all around us to people who don’t know God or that He loves them. As children of God, we are to show them God–through our life style, speech–the fruits of the spirit and none of this is possible if we can’t forgive.
God takes care of those who mistreat His children.
God is always in charge. He is always the same.
to be continued…..
Matthew 6:12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
Psalms 32:1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.
Psalms 86:5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
Proverbs 17:9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeaters a matter separateth very friends.
Mark 11:26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
Luke 6:37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
Luke 17:3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
Luke 17:4 And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.
Luke 23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.
Matthew 18:21-22 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
Isaiah 35:4 Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
Romans 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
Sometimes we don’t like change. Change requires moving forward in spite of the challenge to remain still. When you let go and let God, change can be a beautiful thing 🙂
to be continued….
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
🎶🎶🎶Happy Friday🎶🎶 happy Friday to ya🎶🎶🎶 Happy Friday🎶🎶🎶
Walk by faith today that His grace is sufficient 🙂 Let that favorite upbeat song you love so well keep a pep in your step 🙂
Smile, it’s Friday 🙂
2 Corinthians 12:9
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Choose to have a great day…choose to smile in spite of that challenge…choose to give a kind word…choose to do the opposite of what you feel 🙂
John 15:5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
Smile, it looks good on you 🙂
This is the day that The Lord has made 🙂 I will rejoice and be glad 🙂 I wish you great blessings today 🙂
I am new to blogging. I felt like something different so I created a blog 🙂 I hope we share thoughts or whatever we would like to say to one another 🙂 here’s to blogging with you.