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TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Every Scripture is God-breathed... so that the man of God may be complete and proficient, well fitted and thoroughly equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16–17, AMP) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria God has equipped you with everything you need to fulfill your destiny through His Word. That means you are well able to do what He has called you to do. You can accomplish your goals. You can fulfill your dreams! You have the ideas, the creativity, and talent to be successful. You can overcome any obstacle. You’ve been armed with strength for every battle.

Psalm 119:50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

Not only has God equipped you, but He is also working on your behalf. He has already gone before you and lined up the right people and the right opportunities. You have everything you need to live a victorious life — you were created to excel! You may not have seen it in the past, but if you’ll stay in faith, it’s just a matter of time; victory is on its way. Don’t settle where you are. Don’t have a weak, defeated mentality. Have the attitude, “I am anointed. I can accomplish my dreams. I can overcome any obstacle. I am empowered by the Creator of the universe, and I am thoroughly equipped for every good work that God has called me to!” A PRAYER FOR TODAY Heavenly Father, thank You for equipping me. Thank You for empowering me. Help me to stay focused on Your Word and Your plan for me today. Help me to walk in Your anointing so that I can do all You’ve called me to do. I bless You today in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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John 9:34 ...”So they put him out.” Sometimes I have felt that way, in all my weaknesses and short fused at times His faithfulness still causes me to keep telling, why? “I was blind, now I see” ...”How then were your eyes opened?” Jesus! Testifying will cost maybe put you out, that’s ok listen religion does not compare with his good news. This once blind man was harassed by this religious group, they made him feel as if he was a no one, ...”So they put him out.” In our age as we know it today their are many like these Pharisees blown up by religion, that is it nothing but hot air. Scenarios similar to this happen all the time religion stands in the way, and when you take a stand and testify words just as simple as this once blind man did, John 9:25, ...”one thing I do know, that though I was blind, now I see.”, you will not be understood. Look at these words, John 9:35, “Jesus heard that they had put him out, and finding him, He said, “Do you believe in the Son of Man?” Family, friend, seek God in all through Jesus Christ and watch your experiences serve as a testimony, he knows our needs and if you are thrown out, he knows and covers you, He is good news. ¡bendiciones! Robert Muñoz “Under Construction!” web: Prayer Requests/Comments are welcome.


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2 Peter 1:21 For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

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Deuteronomy 29:29 The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may follow all the words of this law.


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Growing Your Faith

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TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” (Romans 10:17, NKJV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria Do you desire to have more faith? Scripture tells us that faith can grow and increase. Notice that today’s scripture doesn’t say, “Faith comes by having heard the Word of God one time.” It says that faith comes by hearing — in the present tense. We have to hear the Word of God over and over again in order for it to take root in our hearts and transform our minds. Sure, God’s Word can transform us in an instant, but most of the time, our faith grows as we hear the Word of God again and again.


Line up Your Heart TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.” (Psalm 86:11, NIV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria When the Lord looks at your heart, what does He see? Everyone has an outer life and an inner life. The outer life is our public life that people can see. The inner life is made up of your thoughts, attitudes and motives. Only you and God know what’s going on inside. Too many people go around today pretending — acting one way, yet on the inside, they’re thinking something totally different. Their heart and their actions don’t line up. We have to understand that God looks at the inside. We can fool a lot of people, but we can’t fool God. God would rather us be open and honest than for us to go through life pretending or wearing masks. Today, take inventory of what’s going on inside of you. Are you at peace? Are you overlooking offenses? Do you believe the best in people? Are your heart and actions lining up? If not, submit your ways to the Lord today and ask Him to give you an undivided heart. Live a life pleasing to Him and walk in His blessing all the days of your life! A PRAYER FOR TODAY Dear Father, I humbly come before You today and ask that You search the deep places of my heart. Show me if there is any area where I need to line up my heart and actions. Help me to be authentic in You today in Jesus’ name. Amen.


Just as a seed needs water daily to grow, your spirit needs the Word of God daily. The more you hear God’s Word, the more you know Him. The more you know Him, the more you will be able to believe Him — and that’s what faith is! Today, why don’t you choose a few scriptures to meditate on? Write them down and carry them in your purse or wallet. Let that truth sink down into your soul. Let the truth of the Word transform you and move you forward into the abundant life God has prepared for you! A PRAYER FOR TODAY Father in heaven, thank You for Your Word that is living and active and growing in my life. I submit myself to You today and ask You to teach me Your ways. Give me insight into Your Word so that I may know You more in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. 1 Thessalonians 2:13 And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

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Continued from page 5 Several times I have written in my Good News articles that no one is exempt from experiencing hardships, and mostly they come suddenly or unexpected. This account of this blind man we know was a condition from his birth, we have no history of how his parents lived but apparently they were religious because they were afraid to be thrown out of the synagogue. They were afraid of an ancient religious sect called the Pharisees, they claimed prophetic or Mosaic authority for their interpretation of Jewish laws. So when the neighbors and those who knew of him being a beggar and saw him no longer blind but seeing they immediately began asking a question we find written in John 9:10, ...”How then were your eyes opened?” Jesus restored his sight, stay with me and will discover how are hardships serve a purpose for good news. - - - / PH.# 325.829.2389 - - - / PH.# 325.829.2389

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The word religion is sometimes used interchangeably with faith or belief system, but religion differs from private belief in that it has a social aspect. A global 2012 poll reports that 59% of the world’s population is religious, 23% are not religious, and 13% are atheists. When I think about these statistics it simply lets me know their is a lot of work, we must keep telling his good news. In God’s written word their is a story of how the attitude towards being religious blinds you from the truth. Sometimes it causes people so deeply committed to their religious beliefs to only be that, religious and miss out on experiencing a fulfilling life found only in Jesus Christ the Son of God, Jehovah. Follow me in the article and you will see how God’s works were manifested in the life a blind man, to say “now I see”. This can be your testimony too, good news.

Hebrews 4:2 For we also have had the gospel preached to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because those who heard did not combine it with faith.

Watch this about this account, John 9:14 “As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth.” Clearly Jesus identified a need “...He saw a man blind from birth.” Despite Jesus knowing that many around him that day were stuck in nothing but religious beliefs that blinded them from the truth that was in the midst of them, he did not hold back and reacted to help someone in need. You will discover as you read about this story the testimony of this once blind man got him thrown out, last part of the verse, Continue on page 14

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GOOD NEWS! Check out the following story found in the New Testament Holy Bible, about the gospel of Jesus Christ the Son of God, Jehovah. It reads in John 9:1-4 “As He passed by, He saw a man blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he would be born blind ?” Jesus answered, “It was neither that this man sinned, nor his parents ; but it was so that the works of God might be displayed in him.” Maybe you have a situation, that concerns you, your family, it could be similar to this story like this man that was blind from birth. Ok, I agree sometimes we feel overwhelmed, beat down and just flat out not able to make sense of things, relax. It reads in the second part of Matthew 6:32 ..”for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.” Follow me and I will explain His good news. CONTINUE ON PAGE 12

Deuteronomy 1:32 In spite of this, you did not trust in the LORD your God, Romans 3:3 What if some did not have faith? Will their lack of faith nullify God’s faithfulness?


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1 Peter 1:23 For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.

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John 12:48 There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; that very word which I spoke will condemn him at the last day.

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John 3:3 In reply Jesus declared, “I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.”

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9-L 6 sm =15 Pics 1 John 3:9 No one who is born of God will God’s seed remains in him; he cannot go on sinning, because he has been born of God.

1 John 3:6 No one who lives in him keeps No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him.

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1 John 4:7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

James 1:18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

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Celebrate Others TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Rejoice with those who rejoice...” (Romans 12:15, NKJV) TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria When a friend or family member succeeds, gets promoted, or experiences an unexpected break in life, how do you respond? Some people wonder, “What about me?” Others criticize or say, “It won’t last long.” But really, the way you respond to other’s success will determine the level of your own success. Whether you respond in a negative or positive way, you are sowing seeds for your future. That’s why scripture tells us simply to “rejoice with those who rejoice.” God wants you to be successful. His commands are for your good. He doesn’t want jealousy or strife to enter your life or rob you of His blessing. Today, make it a point to find someone who is celebrating and celebrate with them. Congratulate them on their success no matter how small it seems in the natural. Rejoice with those who rejoice, sow seeds of blessing, and open the door for victory in your own life in return! A PRAYER FOR TODAY Father, thank You for Your hand of blessing not only on my life but on the lives of the people around me. I choose to rejoice in You, and I choose to rejoice over Your victory everywhere I go in Jesus’ name! Amen!

Hebrews 13:3 Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering. James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 2:15 Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. James 2:16 If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?

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