Something To Think About…

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Sharing an old Facebook post today. Please share your thoughts in the comments!!

You may not be able to depend on people to stay with you through the storm to comfort and help you in your time of distress. You might even lose some things or suffer damages in the process, however be of good courage. You have prepared in advance for the storm that has come upon you through prayer, fasting, studying the word, and obedience. Now, sit back and relax, knowing God is there to keep you and comfort you with His strength, power, provision, and never ending love!

Deuteronomy 31:6 (KJV)

6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

Deuteronomy 31:8 (KJV)

8 And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.

Luke 8:23-25(KJV)

23 But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.

24 And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

25 And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

Mission Minded: Go And Compel Them To Come!!

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Listen to this episode of my podcast, Stepping Stones 123, Mission minded: Go and compel them to come!! https://anchor.fm/devonne/episodes/Mission-minded-Go-and-compel-them-to-come-e24fb1

Mission minded: Go and compel them to come!!

Verse Of The Day

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Psalm 40:1-3

I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.

Morning Meditation

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Every sinner should read Psalm 51: 1-19, and cry out to God like David did when he sinned! Confession is good for the soul!! Through Christ we find mercy and grace when we mess up.  What’s that you say, you are not a sinner? So, why does the bible declare that all have sinned and fallen short of His glory? Sin free, still you insist that this is true. Sorry my friend to tell you but you are a liar, and the truth is not in you! Oh wait, lieing is a sin too. Please don’t be mad that I tell you the truth.  Just REPENT!!! May you be blessed on today my friend. Psalm 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

Please share your thoughts on this topic in the comments below. I look forward to hearing from you! Have an AMAZING day!!!

Something To Think About…

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Too often we are guilty of thinking or saying “all I can do now is pray”, as if it is the least and last option available. However, this should not be our thinking as a Christian. Prayer is not a last resort. Prayer is a priviledge and a right we now have to go to our Father on our own behalf (and others). There is no longer a need for someone else to do this for you. Jesus paid the ultimate sacrifice, so that we could freely go before God ourselves. Let’s not take this for granted. Jesus prayed, the disciples prayed, the saints of old prayed, and so should we! Prayer is the BEGINNING for great things to occur: miracles, signs, wonders, healing, deliverance, direction, peace of God, etc. It’s time to get things back in order. Shall we pray?

 

Sharing an old Facebook post today. I hope you enjoyed it, and have a wonderful day!!

I SHALL COME FORTH!!!

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Remember this! The devil comes to kill, steal, and destroy! When the enemy of your soul speaks to your mind and says… It’s too much. You can’t handle this. Just give up. Just quit. You’re not going to make it through this. It’s a lie from the pits of hell!! ⚠️⚠️

You better turn to that devil, and announce…

I may feel weak right now, but My God is STRONG and MIGHTY!

God can handle THIS!! Nothing is impossible though Him!!

It’s NOT OVER until God says so! His timing is perfect!

I can do ALL THINGS through Christ Jesus who STRENGTHENS ME!

My God is ABLE TO DO EXCEEDINGLY, ABUNDANTLY MORE THAN I could ever ask or think!

Your Story Matters!!

 

 

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If you love fantasies Facebook is definitely the place for you, but real life is not always sunshine, roses, and happily ever after. Real life includes real storms, struggles, and battles to hang in there until your change comes. The reason I share personal struggles or issues at times is because someone else might be going through too, but believing the lie that they are the only one. They might be on the verge of quitting, giving up, and throwing in the towel. I don’t want that for anybody! Somebody might need that word of encouragement that “Hey, you’ve got this. We’ve got this!! Some how and some way, we will survive!!”

Too often people are afraid of transparency. Some because they just don’t care. Some because they are uncomfortable. Some because they don’t want to face their own shortcomings. Some because they believe if you don’t tell than it never happened. Some because they would rather believe and strive to live a lie. Some because they are concerned they will have to get involved with their time or resources. Is it even too much to simply pray without judgement for that “friend” in need?

Obviously, there is a time and place for everything. Social media is not always that place. We must pray for wisdom, and walk in the spirit. The posts I share at times is not for everyone, and probably even most, and THAT’S OKAY. However, if it only reaches the one that God knows is waiting for a right now word of encouragement than IT IS ENOUGH!! Every time someone lets me know a post I shared encouraged them or spoke to them I am reminded that God knows best, and my desire is always to please Him and not the crowds.

The bible says the good shepherd leaves the rest of the sheep to find the one. It’s bible. That one soul matters!! So with all that being said. Share your story. Be real. Use wisdom. Do it for the right reason, and not for attention or sympathy. Tell others the way to keep standing and how to find the way out through the Word of God, just like you did. Your testimony can breathe life into a dead situation, so share it! Somebody is waiting on you!!