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Mission 19Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Matthew 28:19-20 We make disciples of Gods Kingdom, building the body of Christ through motivation and knowledge. Vision 11Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 We reach out to those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. We instruct, teach, educate, enlighten and through the iron of the Sword. 6But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Matthew 10:6 23And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled. Luke 14:23 Through daily worldwide interaction, we reach those who have yet to accept Christ, teaching them the Gospel and making them fishers of men.

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Strategy 3And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace, Matthew 20:3 7But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows. Luke 12:7 Known to the world by our love for one another, we place ourselves in environments, make information available and reach out to the body of Christ daily. My Joy In The Morning is a vision God allowed me to receive in August of 2010, since then daily there is time spent in the word of God to feed the world what I feel God is saying. Please e-mail us and share what is on your heart. God Bless you and continue to comment and share what God is speaking to you through My Joy In The Morning. Terrence J. White

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Weapons Of Mass Destruction 10The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly. John 10:10 Hindrance is a stumbling block of progress. Anything that which stops progression or advance is a tactic of the enemy to bring a resistance of peace. Knowing the goal of the enemy, realize also that God has given you the power to overcome the enemy and his schemes. There lives an abundance of God’s authority within you. 4(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) 5Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 In this battle your weapons are not something that can be held physically, they are of higher power. Their cutting-edge cancels negative thoughts, brings peace and gives strength to endure hardship. God is love. Anything coming against God is pulled down as you make active your weapons. You have the authority to speak love, compassion, devotion, commitment and life to all situations as you live under the authority of Jesus Christ. 12For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 Gods word is your weapon of mass destruction! As you speak the word of God you make active the authority within you given to you by God

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for the purpose of building His kingdom. 1And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; Luke 18:1 18Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; Ephesians 6:18 The word of God is clear that we ought to be in constant prayer, but why? As the word is our weapon, prayer is how we receive instruction on how to use our weapon. Now as you pray this prayer OUT LOUD, feel the burdens lift, peace enter in and wisdom speak: I come in the name of Jesus Christ, for by Him all things are done so that our Father may be well pleased. I surrender myself to the authority of Jesus Christ and employ Him as Lord over my life. I renounce all dealings of past activities, thoughts, actions and desires contrary to the will of God. Lord I receive you in my heart so that your will may be completed through me. Use me for the expanding of your kingdom. I decree and declare that there are angles encompassing their self around me warring in the spirit for my protection. I come against, forcefully resist, put a halt to and forbid any further attacks of the enemy on my life in the name of Jesus Christ. Holy Spirit wrap me in your covering, anoint me with wisdom in my dealings, teach my hands to war in the spirit. No weapon formed against me shall prosper. There is safety in my life, peace in my mind and the joy of the Lord fills me. I am a child of God. I am victorious. My body is the Lords temple and I shall not/ will not be defiled. I seal this prayer in Jesus name. AMEN!

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Reflection 27So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. Genesis 1:27 Since the beginning Gods plan has been for you to walk in his likeness. To put on your new self which was created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness 4Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Exodus 20:4 It is easy to get caught up in the world; talk shows, sitcoms, movies, actors, celebrities. The world has given you a buffet of images to mirror. In doing so, there is an idol created of that image. The time spend learning about that image, wanting to be like that image, being around those who portray that image is the make up of you becoming that image. You have been bought with a price and conform not to the world. As a child of Jesus Christ, it is His image you conform to, Him who you spend time with, Him who you lust to be like, His community that you join and commit yourself to. 4Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life. Romans 6:4 Find a mirror and repeat this to yourself: I expel, discharge, let out, eject, bar, ban and evict all images I have desired to become other than the likeness of Christ. I am clothed with the garment of praise and the glory of God is who grows within me. Heavenly Father, You created me in Your own image. Of Your likeness I become a seeker, of Your wisdom I become a student. I submit my self wholeheartedly to your will. Teach me to be like You. I seek Your king REFLECTION

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dom first. Your righteousness is my goal. Your word is my strength. I know i am not perfect, but i find myself in You. You are my identity, You are my strength. You lead me as i run to you. Thank you father for clothing me with your image and as i continue to walk in the image of that you created for me, I love who I am because of who I am in You.

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Addicted 8 O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psalm 34:8 Ever have a savoring for life? Wanted something new and exciting? Jesus says have a taste of Him, experience the goodness that flows from freedom in Him. I renounce right now all addictions and abuse of drugs, relationships and emotions right now in the name of Jesus. He is your addiction and your belly is full of His word. 2So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that roll. 3And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness. Ezekiel 3:2-3 Reading these scriptures feeds you as you open your mouth to eat their substance. Studying the word of God will nurture the yearning that is within you. Because you have opened you heart to receive Him, enjoy the sweetness of how your life is effected by what you have just taken in. 35And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. John 6:35 Not only does Jesus feed you spiritually, fulfilling your every desire and need, but He gives you life! I declare right now by the authority given from Jesus Christ that you are a new creature. You are a new being. There is life in you and all death leaves, scatters and is as confused as a spinning wheel never able to track you again. Continue to allow Jesus to feed you with His word and enjoy your new addiction; Jesus Christ.

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Barter 22But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life. Romans 6:22 God has freed you of all your sins; you are released from all infirmities. Your commitment to him has made you this way, no action can allow you this freedom because it is given; a pure heart brings holiness which is your fruit. 1I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. Romans 12:1 Given a pure heart, you have responsibilities: Presenting yourself as an example, is as the Word says a “reasonable service.” Let’s bring this to life: You have just finished you first year of working for your ideal company. Because of your commitment to them you are given a new car. Think of not just the joy you have from the wind blowing across your face in the summer breeze, imagine all your friends and how their eyes light up as they see you in your new car. You share the stories of a hard year worth of work and as they empathize you invite them to apply and work where you do so maybe they can enjoy the same gifts. You keep the car clean and make sure no one eats in the car or gets it dirty. Oh and they better not park too close to it, gotta make sure it doesn’t get scratched! I mean it is your new car right, isn’t it reasonable to make sure it is well kept!? Well God is bigger than a car and He gives a eternal life, not just material things. This new life he wants you to keep clean, pure, and without sin. You have a holy and pure life for Jesus to use you as an example for others, bringing them into salvation to enjoy a pure life of holiness. As you teach others how to live in holiness from your example, you pre REFLECTION

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sent yourself as a living sacrifice for God to use you. Your heart is conformed to the image of God, entire and sufficient for His use. 2And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. Romans 12:2 Doing away with the things of the world, you avoid certain music, events, crowds, and even people who hinder the growth of your transformed and renewed mind. Proclaim the newness of who you are today as a holy, acceptable vessel used for the growing the body of Christ. Better than just a car, its eternal life! Now that’s reasonable!

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Bring ‘em Out 2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. James 1:2-3 Your testimony is an affirmation that you are a witness of a proven fact. You have a declaration. Temptations are an opportunity for you to prove yourself to yourself. Gods confidence in you has allowed you to experience the joy of overcoming opposition. The devil, wants to bring you into doubt, depression and disbelief. You prove him a lie as you press through with high joy claiming your next level. 12 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: 13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. 1 Peter 4:12-13 Oh no its not awkward that you have all this crap trying to bring you down, it’s proof the enemy sees the anointing within you and does not want it to come forth. The glory of God is what you accomplish within yourself as you pull on Him to bring you through trials. So rejoice that you suffer a portion of what Christ suffered. His suffering was to bridge the gap between His Father and man, yours is to prove Him strong in you. Shout in glory today in your trials as Christ is brought out in you through your trials.

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Cares On Jesus

22 Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved. Psalms 55:22 I place all cares on You Lord You are the House that stands I place all cares on You Lord There is no worry within me I place all cares on You Lord Stress is a feeling I no longer experience I place all cares on You Lord For You are my God My Prince of Peace in the midst of trials I place my cares on You Lord You are my strength when I feel weak I place my cares on You lord You provide when I have not I place my cares on You Lord You deliver me from my past I place my cares on You Lord Why? Because Your word Which is above Your name Instructs me to Jesus died on the cross so that you can be free of sin and have a personal direct relationship with Him. He the Provider of all things and Prince of Peace is His name. Today as you cast your cares on Jesus, delight in Him and experience the joy that, from Him, dwells within you.

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Close The Gap 30So I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, that I should not destroy it; but I found no one. 31 Therefore I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; and I have recompensed their deeds on their own heads,” says the Lord GOD. Ezekiel 22:30-31 I volunteered at an event in San Diego California called “The Luis Palau Festival;” it’s purpose was to join churches in the community together to draw in the lost and lead them to salvation. Luis Palau is a well l known evangelist throughout the world and this event had over 50,000 attendees who enjoyed booths, events and music leading them into a relationship with Christ. I trust the Luis Palau organization and I know it would not allow any irreparable company to represent the organization at the event. It has been prophesied over me that there is some education missing that I need to complete. Knowing that i am called to Pastor, its been heavily on my mind- how i would fit school in my schedule? There was a booth to receive info on Grand Canyon University, so I filled it out and 6 months later I am now on track to receive a degree in Christian Studies in a few years. God has placed people in your life, on your heart and in your path because you are the bridge to their judgment turning into mercy. You are the connection for another to meet Christ. The Luis Palau Event stood in the gap allowing me to accomplish attributes I’m called to acclaim. Think of those in your life who have yet to accept Christ, you are their key to deliverance. Many trust you and will believe in what you recommend; invite them to church. You stand in the gap to them accomplishing what they have been called to achieve. As you lay your life aside and set the kingdom of God as your primary concern, release the wrath of God off someones life and lead one person who has yet to receive Christ into freedom today – Close the gap!

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Commited 2 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. 1 Corinthians 4:2 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 1 I will sing of the mercies of the Lord for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. Psalm 89:1 A decision to follow Christ is what you have committed to live. In that decision comes a duty: that you remain faithful. The word says that you be found faithful – already fulfilling your duty and discovered carrying out your commitment. Those things which you produce will generate and multiply in others; your fruits. The trust you have in Jesus reproduces love, joy, peace, additional faith, patience, kindness and gentleness. Your dedication gives birth to blessings. The abundance will be so magnificent you will have no other option but to sing the glory of God to all people. Continue investing in Christ and being obedient so that when He finds you in your faithfulness the fruits of you commitment will bloom glorifying Him.

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Dead Or Alive 14What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?15If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,16And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?17Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.18Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.19Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.20But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?21Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?22Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?23And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God. 24Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.25Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?26For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. James 2:14-26 October 8, 2010, Fall is approaching and its exceptionally warm in my jacket as it reflects the moon and chilled wind. I meet Doug as I am throwing some unneeded papers in the trash at the Vista Transit Center. His aged, multicolored hair is hid under his ball cap that matches his green jacket and “high water” jeans. “Hello,” I greet him as I attempt to focus on him, verses the weathered suitcase and clear trash bag of bottles and cans that circle him. He leans on the wall with his book, “Hey,” he responds and immediately I am reminded of my duty. “Have you ever read the bible?” Looking up, he smiles a yellow glow of joy, “Yep!” So I nod, “Ever accepted Christ?” He nods, “Yep!” Taking my hands out of my pockets and leaning on the railing, I tilt my head to offer “When is the last time you prayed?” “This morning.” Well now I am interested and ready to share me Jesus! “How was you day?” With the REFLECTION

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book now closed and to his side he shares, “It was good.” Wanting more detail i ask, “What made it good?” Lifting his eyes and book to the sky he exhaled, “I got a job!” Doug is not a homeless man but he has been through some difficult times and many let downs. With nothing left to give he went to God in prayer for what he needed and then went searching for what was already his. There is a “Doug” in all of us, hard times have come and we just need a break in life. Follow scripture and let not your faith be in vain but let it live through your actions. Go get what you have been praying and hoping for.

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Your love is more profound How could I seek my own path Your grace is more forgiving Why would I seek my own comfort Running back to You A concept I’ve heard many times Where have You been When I cried where were You When I was lost where were You When I was scared where were You When I was lonely where were You Surrounded by many Significance equals the falling of a sparrow Yet His eye is on the sparrow I am of more value than a sparrow When two are gathered in Your name Heavenly Father, You are in the midst Your Holy Spirit is with me Therefore there are two You said You will never leave nor forsake me I realize I have never been alone Yet I lacked in calling on You I came short in giving You control Aside I stand and You lead Nothing I am without You Abundance engulfs me as I live in You Your love is more profound Your grace is more forgiving I run back to You Knowing You are always with me Dry my tears Comfort me Encourage me Lead me back to You

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Evangelize 31And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? 32They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept.33For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil.34The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners! 35But wisdom is justified of all her children. Luke 7:31-35 So if wisdom is justified by all her children, which wisdom is it, the wisdom of this world or the wisdom of God? For one says that I can love Jesus and not have to go to church, or I can go to church but I do not have to serve or I like the praise music but I don’t feel like singing or dancing or clapping, I’m fine just listening. To many their wisdom has bound them up, and its foolish for this worlds wisdom says that tongues is not for today and tithing is optional. Well this is all foolishness and the worlds wisdom will cause this generation and those that follow to be lost and snared by the plans of the devil. Both the worlds wisdom and God’s wisdom wins souls but one will win a soul to His Kingdom and the other will win a soul and lose the soul at the same time. The word says he who wins souls is wise, so lets be sure to use the wisdom of God when winning souls. Amen We liken this generation to those that are self centered, they pass ungodly laws, prideful and tolerate everything. So they are still piping those songs of gay marriage being acceptable and the church mourned but this generations has not wept. We consider our own concerns and the marketplace is full of chatter that leaves Christ and His Kingdom out. (i.e.: Who won the football game Sunday, or did you see American Idol?) and can speak bad of Christ and calling Him a wine bibber and glutton, but disregard our REFLECTION

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own shortcomings and Jesus befriends the sinners and consider ourselves so righteous that we become exempt from the word of God. World talking about their thing but no one is talking about the Jesus thing. We tolerate things that Christ wouldn’t tolerate and we allow our children to die. John the Baptist could be referred to as the first person to ‘evangelize’ the ‘world’ of his time with the Gospel of the New Covenant; a gospel of the Kingdom being at hand and a gospel of repentance. 24When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. Acts 13:24 As it was then, it needs to be today, that we preach ‘the’ Gospel of Jesus Christ, a gospel of repentance from ungodly laws, pride and the ungodly things we tolerate in place of talking about the ‘Jesus’ thing. Just as Jesus brought ‘life’ into the world then, we need to bring that ‘life’ into a lost and searching world so that no one ‘dies’.

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Beginning 7Though thy beginning was small, yet thy latter end should greatly increase. Job 8:7 Heavenly Majesty King of life deliver me Humble, I stand in Your grace Daily do I seek Your face Now I come I want Your will Build in me, Lord Please instill Though beginnings may be small My latter is great, I will not fall Abundance is my fate I live for Him He is King Take a leap of faith O taste and see The Lord is good and mighty This is my prayer to the king That I am blind, in me Only through Thee, do I see Their is no failure, in Your name I stand in faith claiming the same The evidence of hope, my residue A step in trust, I walk toward you 7And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. Acts 1:7 5Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct REFLECTION

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thy paths Proverbs 3:5-6 As you step out and trust God, take account that every process begins with a step. It is not for us to know the times or seasons, rather for you to take a step and trust. Regardless of how it may appear, trust that God knows every step you take and each step is progress in your destiny.

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How To Become Blessed Whats better than a gift is knowing how to receive that gift continuously. The bible teaches how to live a prosperous life , enjoying spiritual happiness and the favor of God; blessed. 3 Blessed[ are] the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 Realizing that you alone can accomplish nothing successful without the grace and favor of God is the beginning. You have come to a place where you are so needy in spirit, that you allow God to support, fill and restore you. 4 Blessed[ are] they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 Just as wisdom cries out in the streets awaiting to be heard, God desires to hear you cry to Him. Pride and fear are removed from you heart. Your mind is free of burdens as you cry out to God. He is your comfort. 5 Blessed[ are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 James 3:8 talks about how the tongue is un-tamable. Understanding this truth, you are patient with words. You take every thought and place it in the captivity of the Holy Spirit. You are slow to speak. You are quick to seek counsel in all moments and no longer do you respond in rage or confusion. 6 Blessed[ are] they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 Jesus is you bread of life, your living water. You run to feast off His every word and His breath of life clasps you. You are a hydrated and REFLECTION

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rejuvenated spirit. 7 Blessed[ are] the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 Matthew 6:15 is clear that if we don’t forgive then we will not be forgiven. As you forgive confusion is gone. Speak this now: I forgive those who I have held grudges against. My family, my coworkers, friends, classmates, even those who I am no longer in contact with. By the strength that i have in Jesus Christ I forgive them and they are forgiven. (now shout) CONFUSION GO! 8 Blessed[ are] the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 Romans 12:9 instructs us to love with out dissimulation, hypocrisy, ill image. You love without false pretense. There is no false arrival in your love. It is pure. 9 Blessed[ are] the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Matthew 5:9 You are a child of the King. You maintain order in your presence and on all ground you walk there is a calm and joyful spirit that remains. 10 Blessed[ are] they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 John 15:19 is clear that you have been chosen and are not of the world, for that reason the world hates you because you have been chosen for righteousness. 11 Blessed are ye, when[ men] shall revile you, and persecute[ you], and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Matthew 5:11 REFLECTION

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Though others curse you, Jesus Himself said: If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you (John 15:18). Scornful will be the language of those who come against you because you live for Je sus Christ. And you have been given the comforter which is the Holy Spirit. All ill words spoken against you because of your desire for Jesus Christ, are pulled down and destroyed by the power of His love. In the name of Jesus Christ, I can now say to you: Have a blessed day. AMEN

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Fail?...Never! 5And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; 6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; 7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity. 8For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. 10Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Election: divine choice; predetermination of God, by which persons are distinguished as objects of mercy, become subjects of grace, are sanctified and prepared for heaven. Grace and peace are multiplied through the knowledge of God and Jesus Christ our Lord.By His divine power you are called to glory and virtue, He provides all things that pertain to life and godliness (being in His image). By understanding who He is, you accept His exceedingly, great and precious promises and are a partaker of divine nature. Escaping the corruption of worldly lusts you enter diligence, faith, virtue, knowledge and charity. These make (create, mold, sculpt) you neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of Jesus Christ. He that lacketh these things is blind and can not see afar off, has no vision, lacks ambition and forgets he has been forgiven from sin. As you enter diligence, faith, virtue, knowledge and charity, you conscientiously ensure that your election is safe. Continue to put these in action and never fail.

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Fresh Breath 10For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. 11For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly. 12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee. Psalm 84:10-12 As you experience the presence of God, you dwell in the most rewarding atmosphere. The outskirts of His temple fulfills you more than the inner most parts of sin. The Lord illuminates, brings understanding to and breathes life in you, giving favor, good will and promise for you to live in and enjoy for His glory as you keep His commandments. The blessings pour on you like a warm summer rain for you who trusts in the Lord. Enjoy the meadow His has laid out for you to inhale His sweet aroma.

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Got Work? 12Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. John 14:12 Jesus came to show you what you can do, He is your example. There is no thing that He did which you don’t have to capacity to accomplish. In Matthew 8:26, Jesus identifies the lacking His disciples had in understanding their ability; oh ye of little faith. You can do all things through Christ, He is the provider of your strength; Philippians 4:13. 13And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea. Mark 5:13 10That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;11And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:10 James 2:19 says demons tremble at the knowledge of God. You have been given authority of cast out evil, demonic, unclean spirits because Jesus lives in you. All things are done through Christ so that the Father may be glorified; John 14:13. 15And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.16But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat.17And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes.18He said, Bring them hither to me.19And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, REFLECTION

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and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude. 20And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full.21And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children. Matthew 14:15-21 God sent us, as a body, to accomplish His work so that who He is can expand. You have been given gifts to accomplish this work. One of several gifts could be performing miracles and/or healing; 1 Corinthians 12:9-10. To think things in the old testament, such as laying of hands, casting out demons, speaking in tongues, miracles etc.. are not for today, is a lie. All thoughts not in line with the word of God, are pulled down, cast out and replaced with the faith of Jesus Christ and His works. Jesus came to fulfill things spoken of by the prophets of the Old Testament, not to abolish them; Matthew 5:17. As a child of God you receive the authority given to you to perform great works for the kingdom of God. Your faith has been activated and your works follow. Receive your gifts given unto you and complete the work of Jesus Christ by expanding the kingdom of God.

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Guard up 7I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please. Song of Solomon 2:7 23Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23 16My beloved is mine, and I am his: he feedeth among the lilies. Song of Solomon 2:16 I can personally testify that I am challenged with guarding my heart with diligence. Love was something I desired as a child and even more so now. Looking for it then and even now I have to repent for searching outside of God and His will for something only He can provide. Wanting to be loved, I would allow myself to be subject to a woman’s desires and affection. inevitably I would fall into sin, if it was idolizing her with my time (making her a priority and God not getting nearly as much of my time as He deserves), opening my heart and affection to her allowing her words, actions and feelings to have an influence on my emotions or sexually giving her a part of my body that belongs to God until I wed, which is when she becomes mine and I hers (Song of Solomon 2:16). The word of God says not to awaken love before its time (Song of Solomon 2:7), to guard thy heart with all hard work, persistence, rigor, tenacity. As challenging as it maybe, it is what the word of God says.

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Maybe you have moved beyond singleness and live the life of a husband/wife, this applies to you as well. The affection within you belongs to your husband/wife and should not be awaken for anyone other than him/her. That man/woman you see from time to time, in person or through other means, whom you may look at a bit longer than you should, having thoughts you would not share with your spouse, yep that there is allowing whom ever a place in your heart that is intended for your husband/wife. So I reach out allowing myself to be transparent, and as we guard our heart not awakening love until its time we enjoy our beloved Lord and Savior Jesus Christ primarily, whether we are wed or not, and when the time is right, open our self up to our husband/wife allowing them all of us purely and not defiled.

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It’s Not Me, It’s You

Psalm 136 1O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.2O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.3O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.4To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.5To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.6To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.7To him that made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever:8The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endureth for ever:9The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endureth for ever.10To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever:11And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever:12With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.13To him which divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever:14And made Israel to pass through the midst of it: for his mercy endureth for ever:15But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.16To him which led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endureth for ever.17To him which smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:18And slew famous kings: for his mercy endureth for ever:19Sihon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endureth for ever:20And Og the king of Bashan: for his mercy endureth for ever:21And gave their land for an heritage: for his mercy endureth for ever:22Even an heritage unto Israel his servant: for his mercy endureth for ever.23Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever:24And hath redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.25Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.26O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever.

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How wonderful it is to know that the God you serve is compassionate in times of distress. A Lord who is just and above all other gods. All great works are from him and wonders are his actions. Working by wisdom, the marvelous heavens He created. Above the waters He stretched the earth, great Lights created He. The sun by day and moon joined with starts by night both exercising their power and authority allow them. One explicit to elect kings and place elders in their right time and place to subdue territory for the expanding of the kingdom of God. This is the God you serve, His compassion and forgiveness exist continually. Give Him thanks today for the power he shows you daily. How Great is our God! Mercy is His gift to you and it endures forever!

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Listen For Action 7And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for captivity, and in the even I digged through the wall with mine hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bare it upon my shoulder in their sight. Ezekiel 12:7 God instructed Ezekiel to take specific actions which contained a message for things to come. Often times God will use you and your actions to bring a message to others. Ezekiel was giving a sign to show what would soon happen to Israel, for they would be driven into exile as captives. He acted as if he were being sent into exile. He took baggage outside during the day so all could see him and in the evening he left his house just as captives would do before they marched long distances. Ezekiel was allowing God to speak through him. 27Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee. Matthew 17:27 Peter needed money to pay off some debt. Jesus instructed him to go to the sea, throw out a hook, take the first fish he caught and in its mouth would be money he needed to pay off his debt. What is God telling you to do? What actions have you been holding off? You do not hold back the message or blessings of God. Live out what He speaks to you. Accomplish the instructions He gives you. Take action today as you hear Gods voice, it may be what is needed to either accomplish His work in another or to bring a breakthrough in you life.

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My Brother/Sisters Keeper 16Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. James 5:16 As one body with many members, you need others for support and encouragement as well as to keep you in line with your spiritual goals, while they do the same for you in love. Confessing your short comings to your brother/sister in Christ that you trust, releases burdens that you carry and you free them of the same. Your prayers will encourage and heal one another and because there is a search for righteousness, your prayers for one another will have great profit. 6Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. Colossians 3:16 Ephesians 5:18-19 instructs us to be so deeply engulfed by the spirit of God that we are drunk in His spirit, unable to keep His praises within. Colossians 3:16 relates in that again there are instructions to allow Gods word to dwell in you richly with wisdom, that you sing and express an un-controlling joy. Teach, advise and counsel one another with gentleness and care (songs, hymns, spiritual songs), notice the grace in your heart as you uplift each other in our Lord Jesus Christ. Be so drunk with the spirit of the Lord that the joy of God encourages those or that person you are accountable to; uplift in dedication and correct with love. 39And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. Matthew 26:39 God held Jesus accountable. Jesus continued to ask if the cup could pass. He had a responsibility and was being held accountable for what REFLECTION

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needed to be done. As you are reminded that the purpose of man is to expand Gods Kingdom you willingly hold and are held accountable for the actions you take as well as those that need to be taken. Build up another and enjoy the journey of reaching where God has you headed without going astray.

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My Fathers Words 2Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house. Ezekiel 12:2 There are many lost in the world whom you encounter everyday. Someone who needs to see God, hear from God, experience the peace within God. God spoke to Ezekiel about a rebellious body of people unable to hear His word. 42Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. 43Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. 44Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. John 8:42-44 Jesus spoke to a group of Pharisees explaining if they were true believes they would understand His speech and hear His word which is the word from the Father. They understood not His speech nor His word because they had yet to accept the word of The Father. This automatically led them to believe lies allowing the devil to be their father. God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind (Numbers 23:19). If He isn’t heard He can’t be believed.

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3And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? 4 Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: 5 The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. 6And blessed is[ he], whosoever shall not be offended in me. Matthew 11:3-6

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Jesus came so lives can be changed: blind can see, deaf can hear, lame are made whole, lepers cleansed. Jesus is who voids all sin and gives life. His message is one of newness so His glory can be made known. As you see many yet to accept Christ, the joy, abundance, peace, happiness, pleasure, satisfaction that you experience now, open their ears to hear the good news that He has died for all sin to be washed away. Leading another into the life of Christ opens their ears to the freedom of compassionate days God has for them. Be not offended by what God has, yet enjoy the abundance of wisdom and open the ears of another today.

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Overpowered By Blessings 1And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: 2And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 28:1–2 Luke 6:38 explains when we give, it shall come back to us good measure, to a complete and sufficient length perfect in its kind. God speaks to you, gives you an opportunity to listen and rewards you when you attend to what is uttered. There are blessing ready to overpower you… let me say that again: THERE ARE BLESSINGS WAITING TO OVERPOWER YOU and you receive them as you become a doer of the word of God. 20And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Matthew 17:20 32Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof. Matthew 13:32 8 O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psalm 34:8 God first gave His Son so that you can receive everlasting life. The mustard seed is indeed the least in size of all seeds (typically about 1 or 2 mm) but when fully grown becomes a tree standing firm with strong branches. All doubt leaves you mind now, all timidity leaves your emotions now, all fear, other than the fear of the Lord, leaves your soul now! All throughout the bible it is noted how God spoke for others to go REFLECTION

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to a place or start doing something; action. From them listening they were saved from disaster, and blessed with what God had for them; favor. Taste, nibble, have a tidbit of what God has for you as you listen to His calling and enjoy the overpowering blessings awaiting you.

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Purity By Example 1Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.2For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.3For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication:4That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;5Not in the lust of concupiscence, even as the Gentiles which know not God:6That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.7For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.8He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.9But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.10And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;11And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;12That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing. 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

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There has been given as an example of how to please God, walk by His instructions. It is His determination that we present ourselves a holy sacrifice. You honor Him by the cleanliness of your body and spirit. As a peculiar people, you are called to not follow the example of worldly sexual or lustful desires, but to live in holiness (purity or integrity of moral character; freedom from sin). Is for the purpose to keep, not just you but, all holy. By leading our brothers/sisters into sin or allowing us to be led by them into sin, we have pulled them and ourselves away from God. Our Lord will avenge the all sin committed and those involved, of this He has warned us. Called to be a holy people, if you reject His word you reject not man who gives it, but God who commands it. Continue to be diligent in seeking peace through what God has called you to do, allowing your self to be an example for those who have yet to receive Christ. Through this you provide your self with the abundance of Gods Blessings.

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Ready For A Real Love? Heaven holds the love of God, so lets look at what Gods love is: The love of God is our number one priority; the greatest commandment (1 Corinthians 13:13). Your love is expressed through the just views, attributes and excellencies of your character, which is the highest delight to the sanctified heart. High favor and reverence of God form ingredients of love, and a fear of offending God is its inseparable effect. 4Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love endures, is pleasant, has no envy, does not boast of it self and is not prideful. 5Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; 1 Corinthians 13:5 Love does not behave rudely, does not seek to please itself, is not easily put to anger and thinks no evil. 6Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 1 Corinthians 13:6 Love finds no joy in sin and delights in actuality. 7Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 1 Corinthians 13:7 Love never gives up, always has faith, retains hope and sustains/ tolerates all things.

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edge, it shall vanish away. 1 Corinthians 13:8 Love (agapao) is a verb used to describe the attitude of God toward His Son and to all whom believe in His Son; the Lord Jesus Christ. It conveys His will to His children concerning their attitude toward one another and all men (those who have yet to receive salvation). Love can be known only from the actions it prompts. Though all may wither away, the Love of God never fails. Bring Heaven on earth by Loving someone today.

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Shower Time 2Then said he unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise mischief, and give wicked counsel in this city: 4Therefore prophesy against them, prophesy, O son of man. Ezekiel 11:2/4 God will put a heaviness on your heart when your brother/sister in Christ has strayed away and begins to cause a petty annoyance to the will of God. As Christians we all serve as an example for each other and the lost. If any of us are outside of the will of God in our life, it is the responsibility of the body to correct it self; you being corrected/ you correcting. 35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:35 23All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. 1 Corinthians 10:23 We will be known as Christians by our love for another. In correcting there is love; love brings hope. Although it is possible for many things to be done, it’s important to examine if actions are beneficial to our spiritual walk. Before joining in any questionable activity ask yourself: will taking part in “x” activity” hinder me spiritually, prevent me from enjoying Gods presence or corrupt my potential of being an example to another? As you preset your self a living sacrifice remember you are apart of a body, would you want to be half clean? As God puts others on you heart, wash them with love and lead them back to the will of God. Clean the body of Christ so we can be without spot or wrinkle.

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Turn Me Around Zeal is passionate ardor in the pursuit of any thing. In general, zeal is an eagerness of desire to accomplish or obtain some object, and it may be manifested either in favor of any person or thing, or in opposition to it, and in a good or bad cause. You have been called to have the zeal of God, love what He loves and hate what He hates. 24 But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die. Ezekiel 18:24 Jesus Christ died on the cross to bring you into a personal relationship with Him and the Father. If you turn from the just life you have established in Christ and live as those in the world do you still deserve the abundant life God has given you? All the work that you have done for the Kingdom of God will go silent and you will live the death which you have created in your sin if you walk away from the ways of the Lord. 21 But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. 22 All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live. Ezekiel 18:21-22 32 For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye. Ezekiel 18:32 Turn from wicked ways, sin and any establishment that hinders the growth of the True Vine which brings abundant life in you. Continue to REFLECTION

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keep the decrees and promises from our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Maintain a habit of those things that are just so you can forever live and not die. By this your righteousness, purity and abundance breaths life into you and you store your treasures up in the Heavens. God finds no pleasure in you perishing, you have been bought with a great cost; the life of His Son. As you invest in your life into the kingdom of God enjoy the fruits of abundance that come in response to your dedication.

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Welcome To His Temple 1Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? Psalm 15:1 Think of a time where you stood at a high elevation; a tall building, a mountain, an airplane. Now remember what was required for you to reach that point; acquire finances, physical effort, courage. There was a cost of something on your part to reach that point and once you reached it, it was a glorious sight. David questions, who is worthy enough to abide in the tabernacle, who can stay, live, lodge, vacation, make home in His holy hill. 2He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. Psalm 15:2 All things holding you back from enjoying a life of genuine goodness is released from you life. You are justifiable, you can be called a friend. Your conduct is of fine morals with all your dealings and the truth which is in your heart speaks with love and compassion. 3He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour. Psalm 15:3 All your sins have been forgiven, because Christ died on the cross for things you have done and will do; you are already forgiven. In the same, you forgive those who have spoken ill words against you. You speak life into others. You build them up and are there for them in time of trouble encouraging them with the word of God. For this you have been chosen and He has called you by name! 4In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not. Psalm 15:4 REFLECTION

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A person them self cannot sin, rather what they have allowed to influenced them leads them to either glorify God or fall into sin. You are moved according to what you surround you self with. You fear the Lord, you love all people but hate the sin in them. Perfect love cast out fear, God has not given us the spirit of fear, you love your neighbor as your self. Jesus is the physician and came so the sick can be healed, He said you will do greater things than He did. You heal the sin, hurt, anger, fear and lies in those who you come in contact with. They are changed by God through you. 5He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved. Psalm 15:5 Money itself is not evil, but the love of it is the root of all evil. You are a child blessed in the kingdom of God. What God has blessed you with, you use for the expanding of His kingdom. Because your holiness and personal purity, you walk in integrity and protect the innocent. There is divine purpose in your life and as you present your self a holy living sacrifice (giving up your will for the will of the Father), you rise to the level worthy of serving in His temple.

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Wholeheartedly 5Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth. Psalm 31:5 Today is a day of reaffirming your territory in the kingdom of God. Take up your place, trust in the Lord and dwell in His presence once again. Just as the prodigal son who ran to his father’s open arms, you recommit to your life to Christ and He receives you with open arms. 2I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. 1 Corinthians 3:2 16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. Revelation 3:16 3And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness. Ezekiel 3:3 You wholeheartedly press toward the kingdom of God and His word is savored as sweet honey. You understand your time of milk and endure the seasons of meat, joyfully digesting the word of God. You are on FIRE for God! This is a new day for you. Jesus is here with open arms, enjoy this season of life and prosperity in your wholehearted commitment to Him once again.

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Wildfire 9For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light. Psalm 36:9 In Christ lies the fountain of your heart, mind and soul; He is the source. As we get deeper in Him (through word, prayer, and fellowship with Christians), we more understand the love He has for us and are able to give the same. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were so deep in the light of Christ, when told to worship a false God their faith caused a king who built a 90 feet high, gold idol  (about as tall as a 9 story building) to denounce his idol and make a law that: 29Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort. Daniel 3:29 Dung: excrement, manure Your faith reaches those who surround you. You allow its fruit to abound in your company drawing others into the love, compassion and long-suffering of Christ. Today as you reach out to change someone because of you faith, watch as it spreads ablaze and consumes those around you.

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What Is Heaven? When you hear “Heaven”, what do you hear, what do you feel, what do you see? 2In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14:2 Jesus has prepared a place for you in His Fathers House. 6Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6 It is clear that we have to go through Christ in order to get to the Father; confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord over your life and believe in your heart that He died for your sins and God the Father raised Him from dead so that you can receive salvation (Romans 10:9) 30And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place: and when thou hearest, forgive. 1 Kings 8:30 God is in Heaven and it is clear that Heaven is a dwelling; a physical, tangible, place. Here Solomon is praying to God. He makes a reference that God’s dwelling is Heaven. So if Jesus went to prepare a place in His Fathers House and His Father (God) has a dwelling place which is Heaven and 1 John 4:8 says that God is love how much more is it clear that we can have attributes of Heaven here on earth; love. Heaven is the abundance of love. Think of Heaven as a region or wide continuous surface that surrounds earth and appears above and around it like an extremely large vault. Now think of a bank, a safe or even your house. There are precious and valuable items within that have great monetary and/or emotional value. Imagine how you protect that which is within and the only way REFLECTION

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to access it is by some form of entry, lets call it a “key.” Picture Jesus, dying on the cross so that you can be forgiven of you sins. Now see Heaven as the vault and the love of God is the treasure held within. Jesus is the key to you accepting the abundance of love that Heaven has already waiting for you. You want to go to Heaven. You want to experience what heaven has for you. What a beauty to know that you can experience a portion of Heaven by simply loving someone. You have the authority to claim love; Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Matthew 6:10). Claim it, live it and bring Heaven on earth today.

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