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HOW GOD CHANGED MY PRAYER LIFE……… “Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.” Romans 8:26-27………. “And do not be drunk…

“The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.” Proverbs 29:25…….. ““The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,…” Proverbs 9:10………… “Stop worrying about what people think,” the Spirit of God told me for the umpteenth time in my life. When? Just now. My response? I sighed aloud. Not that anyone could hear but my sweet beloved special needs ministry doggies who…

“Trust in Him at all times, you people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah” Psalm 62:8 Decades ago, when my Mom contacted me in college to tell me she had to put my childhood dog to sleep, I knew exactly what to do with my grief. I got drunk, shut the door to my college room, and pushed my friends away.…

THE WORST GRIEF OF ALL……… “For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” 1 Cor. 6:20………. “And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.” Gen. 6:6 “and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died…

“When my father and my mother forsake me, Then the Lord will take care of me.” Psalm 27:10 I was hurting so badly in my heart thinking of how the same loved one who has hurt me for decades had hurt me in the exact same way knowing full well the hurt that person has caused me time and again. It was the middle of the night. I was hurting…

HE PARTED THE RED SEA! “Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea into dry land, and the waters were divided. So the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea on the dry ground, and the waters were a wall…

LOSING DESPERATION “For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.” Acts 17:28 “looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith,…” Hebrews 12:2 One of the endless blessings the Lord has given me is desperation. It may not feel good; it’s incredibly and sometimes indescribably hard in fact. But oh what a blessing it is! I’ve struggled every…

A DEADLY EPIDEMIC………. “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23…… “For the Son of Man will come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and then He will reward each according to his works.” Mt. 16:27 The news is filled with stories of one epidemic or another, with this catastrophe or that one, with one tragedy or another. But there…

LET US BE LIKE CHILDREN …….. “Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them, and said, “Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Mt. 18:2-4…………

DON’T COMPARE YOURSELF TO HIM…….. “till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ;” Ephesians 4:13……. “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is…

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