“Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity” I Timothy 4:12.
I haven’t been very faithful with writing in my blog. I felt very blah about writing. I go through several rough patches throughout the year when it comes to writing. I have chalked it up to writer’s block. I have chalked it up to being distracted with other things in life. Yes, those are real things but looking at it from a different vantage point I think the real issue is insecurity. Continue Reading »
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“Everyone who sins is breaking God’s law, for all sin is contrary to the law of God” I John 3:4.
This image is very profound. I truly cannot take my eyes off of it. This is what we are doing, are you aware? Do you understand that every decision you make without God’s help is breaking His law. We are trampling all over the foundation that was created for us.
The LAW to rule all laws.
Our society has put so many rules in place to protect political correctness with little to no regards as to what God wants for us. Each time something happens that hinders a person’s freedom to be who they want to be we create a new law.
Whatever happened to what God wants for us?
Once upon a time we were a world who lived mainly with Christian values. We prayed at the beginning of each school day. We carried our Bibles in public even if it wasn’t a Sunday. We read Scripture in school. Everyone said the Pledge of Allegiance with the word God in it, not replacing it for another version of what you believed in. There was respect for elders, obedience towards parents, attentive classrooms, neighborhood watch because everyone on your block knew each other well, and doors were never locked.
Instead we have become a society, worldly but outrageously in the USA, that believes we need to get, get, get because entitlement is our main priority. We tear each other down instead of lifting one another up. We prefer to gossip and bully others. There are countless, daily, reports of people shooting others just because they looked at them funny. Children are being sexually, physically, and emotionally abused by their parents because they can get away with it and in a lot of those cases their kids get returned to them! We have people beating each other down over the latest toy. (Why on Earth does your kid need that toy so much that you feel the need to beat another over it?)
YOU ARE SINNING!
The punishments of the world will not ever compare to an eternity in HELL. If you want to prevent awarding YOURSELF with eternal damnation then discipline yourself and children in the way of the Lord. There really is a HEAVEN and there really is a HELL. If you make choices in life that are not God honoring your future may be an INESCAPABLE HELL. I recommend you read up on that place, it is not a destination I would want to ever visit.
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“People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy” Proverbs 28:13.
There are people I have come across, since renewing my life to Christ over twelve years ago, that are blatantly sinning and those with hidden sins. There are those who believe they are basically good people and wonder why their lives are not running smoothly but those who are blatantly sinning seem to have everything together. Continue Reading »
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“They have ears, but cannot hear, noses, but cannot smell” Psalm 115:6.
This verse cracked me up when I read it. I have been sick, for about a week, with severe allergies. I am not sure He meant for this verse to go along with how I was feeling, sickness wise, but it just made me laugh because it is definitely how I was feeling.
I have been doing quite a lot lately, basically working my brain into a frenzy. It is no secret that I love to learn new things but sometimes I take so much in and just don’t give myself a moment to catch up on rest. If you are a mom, reading this, you know exactly what I am talking about. Continue Reading »
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“Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and enter His courts with praise! Give thanks to Him; bless His name” Psalm100:4
I saw a question that said, “what would happen if you woke up one morning only having what you thanked Him for the day before?” Interesting thought. I was dumbfounded when I realized that I had only thanked Him for our dinner yesterday. It definitely wasn’t a good enough meal that I would want only it the rest of my life. Continue Reading »
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“For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached, or if you receive a different spirit from the Spirit you received, or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it easily enough” 2 Corinthians 11:4.
I have been holding off because I thought this issue would just go away. I thought people would have some more sense than this but clearly I have been giving society too much credit. I am floored that there is yet another insignificant thing being treated like the be all end all to Christ: A RED CUP! Are you kidding me? Continue Reading »
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“Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you” I Peter 5:6-7.
Over the years I have heard many myths about what the Bible says. The one that is my biggest pet peeve is, “God won’t give me more than I can handle.” WRONG! Continue Reading »
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