Week of Fifth Sunday After The Epiphany… 2/5/2017 *push*

How do YOU feel today??? *push*

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Almighty God, you sent your only Son as the Word of life for our eyes to see and our ears to hear.  Help us to believe with joy what the Scriptures proclaim, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

How do YOU feel today???

AWESOME… I really do not feel like sharing any scriptures with you right now; however, you know what??? I AM GONNA DO IT ANYWAY…

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(Isaiah 58:9)

I am going to start this post by citing the Holy Gospel of Matthew written in the New Testament of our Holy Bible… IT READS…

Matthew 5:13-20

Believers Are Salt and Light

13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.

14 “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

Christ Fulfills the Law

17 “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. 18 For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. 19 Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I say to you, that unless your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven.

That is what I really love about faith… LET ME EXPLAIN…

Even though, I might not “feel” like doing the righteousness that Jesus Christ commands us to do… I DO IT ANYWAY… I will see my reward later… It is right to give humans the WORD OF THE LORD… I “FEEL” THE NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU A PSALM…

Psalm 112

The Blessed State of the Righteous

112 Praise the Lord!

Blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
Who delights greatly in His commandments.

His descendants will be mighty on earth;
The generation of the upright will be blessed.
Wealth and riches will be in his house,
And his righteousness endures forever.
Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness;
He is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
A good man deals graciously and lends;
He will guide his affairs with discretion.
Surely he will never be shaken;
The righteous will be in everlasting remembrance.
He will not be afraid of evil tidings;
His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
His heart is established;
He will not be afraid,
Until he sees his desire upon his enemies.

He has dispersed abroad,
He has given to the poor;
His righteousness endures forever;
His horn will be exalted with honor.
10 The wicked will see it and be grieved;
He will gnash his teeth and melt away;
The desire of the wicked shall perish.

AWESOMENESS!!!

THANK YOU GOD FOR TODAY!

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Be sure to stop by this post during your week… I will be adding personal testimonies and scriptures during this week…

On a side note: I can’t wait to run by 422 tomorrow…

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MORE THAN SWEETS THE EYE…

1/31/2017

THANK YOU GOD FOR YESTERDAY!!!

Yesterday, after reading… i-will-read-1-30-2017

I RAN… I RAN SO DAMN HARD I GOT A HOLE IN MY SOCK…

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Let’s read more…

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ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

2/1/2017

TODAY IS AWESOME!

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2/2/2017

TODAY I UPDATED MY RESUME…

319 Hill Street                                                                                                                        (717) 307-0395

Bainbridge, PA 17502                    KEVIN SCHAFER                kschafer137@gmail.com

 MISSION            To obtain meaningful, challenging full-time employment in my hometown or surrounding area (Hershey).

EDUCATION     Digital Marketing, a 6-course Specialization Certificate                      Apr. 2016

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

 

Master of Business Administration                                                        May 2007

Pennsylvania State University, Capital College, Middletown, PA

B.S. Marketing                                                                                         Dec. 2003                                       Pennsylvania State University, Capital College, Middletown, PA

HONORS               ▪     Dean’s List, Penn State Harrisburg

▪     President, Mu Kappa Tau: National Marketing Honor Society

▪     Beta Gamma Sigma: National Business Honor Society

▪     President, Young Government Leaders, 2010

VOLUNTEER          Hershey Derry Township Historical Society                              Nov. 2016-Present

EXPERIENCE         Social Media and Webpage Coordinator

  • Updates social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) to make society known to public
  • Works with IT professionals to learn website capabilities in order to boost membership
  • Attended this year’s Chocolatefest promoting 7th Annual Ice Skating Party to guests

                                    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hershey, PA                           Nov. 2016-Present

                                    Church Council Member

  • Monitors work completion schedules for repairs/renovations of facility
  • Gives appropriate advice to church to further its mission in Hershey/Derry Township

 

Career                   U.S. Navy, Logistics Management Specialist, GS-0346   Dec. 2007–March 2013

EXPERIENCE                  Foreign Military Sales Coordinator

  • Communicated information to customers/stakeholders, coworkers, superiors and subordinates that is timely, accurate, consistent, and responsive
  • Monitored Contracts with Foreign Governments to ensure deliverables were kept consistent with law in government databases (technology)
  • Validated that Time, Cost, and Performance targets were obtained by the U.S. Government when meeting an obligation on a contract with a Foreign Government (LOA)
  • Analyzed Foreign Military Sales budget and recorded all workload issues with Inventory Managers utilizing government technology (DSAMS)
  • Responsible for day-to-day operation of foreign military sales (FMS) cases to foreign governments
  • Maintained fluency in program and case management as related to FMS using practical experience with FMS related financial systems and requirements

 

  KEVIN SCHAFER

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U.S. Navy contd…  

                                               Inventory Manager (2T COG) Sub-Counter Measures 

  • Performed specific, independent analytical assignments in support of projects and studies requested by management (Stratification, Disposal)
  • Participated in planning and determining current and future supply requirements to meet customer needs (Loadplan)
  • Oversaw programs and studies related to the execution of the quality control programs for inventory control and receipts functions (Intransits)
  • Determined source of supply and execute requisitioning to fulfill orders

 

OTHER                   Gold’s Gym Harrisburg, PA                                                       Oct. 2014-Present

EXPERIENCE     Facility Caretaker/Front Desk Associate

 Upholds gym facility to maintain customer satisfaction

  • Exhibits attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates positive work ethic and strong customer rapport building
  • Opens and Closes Facility for operation hours

                               Gold’s Gym Camp Hill, PA                                                Aug. 2010-June 2012

                               Front Desk Associate

 

  • Balanced and closed out cash register for daily shifts (ABC Accounting)
  • Assessed customers’ nutritional needs and recommended products
  • Displayed effective communication and strong organization

                                    Body of Change, LA Fitness, Harrisburg, PA                     June 2005-Dec. 2007

                                    Personal Trainer/Sales Coordinator 

  • Marketed and sold personal training packages to public
  • Demonstrated healthy living habits to cliental
  • Worked with individuals from various backgrounds and abilities to motivate them in to reach their fitness and weight goals.

SERIOUSLY… “it is what it is”…

ALLDAY… EVERYDAY… 

2/3/2017 – 

THANK YOU GOD FOR TODAY!!!

Today I learned the meaning of Invocation & Doxology…

in·vo·ca·tion

/ˌinvəˈkāSH(ə)n/
noun 
the summoning of a deity or the supernatural.
“his invocation of the ancient mystical powers”

dox·ol·o·gy

däkˈsäləjē/
noun
 a liturgical formula of praise to God.
ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/29/2017 (REVISED) *push*

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?) *push*

O God, you know that we cannot withstand the dangers which surround us.  Strengthen us in body and spirit so that, with your help, we may be able to overcome the weaknesses that our sins has brought upon us; through Jesus Christ, your Son our Lord.

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

The Sermon I heard from my pastor got me fired up… She was talking about the divisions of church.  I tend to agree with my brother Paul in his Letter to Corinth (1 Corinthians 1:10-17).  We are all called children of God and have the Love of Jesus in us… as children of God we should Be like Jesus.  That brings me to what I want to share with you today…

Matthew 5:1-12

The Beatitudes

And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn,
    For they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek,
    For they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
    For they shall be filled.
Blessed are the merciful,
    For they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart,
    For they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers,
    For they shall be called sons of God.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

*Please take note* A lot of this text is RED… These are the words of Jesus… Christ Jesus was an AWESOME teacher and an AWESOME example for us to BE like…

IT’s funny… on my way to church to hear about divisions in church I passed this church sign posted by Middletown Road

It so happens that this is paraphrased from the First Lesson that will be read this week…

Micah 6:1-8

Hear now what the Lord says:

“Arise, plead your case before the mountains,
And let the hills hear your voice.
Hear, O you mountains, the Lord’s complaint,
And you strong foundations of the earth;
For the Lord has a complaint against His people,
And He will contend with Israel.

“O My people, what have I done to you?
And how have I wearied you?
Testify against Me.
For I brought you up from the land of Egypt,
I redeemed you from the house of bondage;
And I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
O My people, remember now
What Balak king of Moab counseled,
And what Balaam the son of Beor answered him,
From Acacia Grove to Gilgal,
That you may know the righteousness of the Lord.”

With what shall I come before the Lord,
And bow myself before the High God?
Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings,
With calves a year old?
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,
Ten thousand rivers of oil?
Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,
The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly with your God?

*PAY ATTENTION TO THE LAST VERSE*

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NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

Be sure to stop by this post during your week… I will be adding personal testimonies and scriptures during this week…

(Genesis 18:20-32Colossians 2:6-19)

THANK YOU!!!

*From this point on, I want to share with you personal testimonies and scriptures categorized by date for this week of the Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany* 

1/24/2017 – “FEEL”

LOL… TODAY… I “FEEL” THE NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU A PART OF A PSALM WRITTEN IN THE OLD TESTAMENT OF OUR HOLY BIBLE… IT READS…

Psalm 138

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;
    before the “gods” I will sing your praise.
I will bow down toward your holy temple
    and will praise your name
    for your unfailing love and your faithfulness,
for you have so exalted your solemn decree
    that it surpasses your fame.
When I called, you answered me;
    you greatly emboldened me.

May all the kings of the earth praise you, Lord,
    when they hear what you have decreed.
May they sing of the ways of the Lord,
    for the glory of the Lord is great.

*CLICK/PUSH*

(Genesis 18:20-32Colossians 2:6-19)

ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

1/25/2017

LOOK

PSALM 119:60

PSALM 119:60

 

PSALM 119:60

PSALM 119:60

1/26/2017

THANK YOU GOD FOR TODAY!!!

I went to my hometown library today… It was windy… The wind toppled over this pedestrian sign…

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I PICKED IT UP…

*YOU KNOW IT*

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

1/27/2017

Today was AWESOME!!! I began my day with a run in Shank Park… When I was driving to the gym after my run a van cut me off.  It seemed to be in a hurry… I HAD TO LAUGH… It was a van from Holy Spirit Hospital… and it had “Holy Spirit” written on the side…

MAY I SHARE WITH YOU SOME SCRIPTURES I WAS READING THIS MORNING BEFORE MY RUN???

PSALM 100

PSALM 100

PSALM 100

#run #gym #society #work #go

1/28/2017 – My Admittance…

Before I went bleaching this morning, may I share with you what I was reading???

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(Philippians 3:14)

Psalm 103:1-5

Praise for the Lord’s Mercies

103 Bless the Lord, O my soul;
And all that is within me, bless His holy name!
Bless the Lord, O my soul,
And forget not all His benefits:
Who forgives all your iniquities,
Who heals all your diseases,
Who redeems your life from destruction,
Who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies,
Who satisfies your mouth with good things,
So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

BEAUTIFUL!!!

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

Week of Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/29/2017 *push*

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?) *push*

O God, you know that we cannot withstand the dangers which surround us.  Strengthen us in body and spirit so that, with your help, we may be able to overcome the weaknesses that our sins has brought upon us; through Jesus Christ, your Son our Lord.

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

The Sermon I heard from my pastor got me fired up… She was talking about the divisions of church.  I tend to agree with my brother Paul in his Letter to Corinth (1 Corinthians 1:10-17).  We are all called children of God and have the Love of Jesus in us… as children of God we should Be like Jesus.  That brings me to what I want to share with you today…

Matthew 5:1-12

The Beatitudes

And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn,
    For they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek,
    For they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
    For they shall be filled.
Blessed are the merciful,
    For they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart,
    For they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers,
    For they shall be called sons of God.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake,
    For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. 12 Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

*Please take note* A lot of this text is RED… These are the words of Jesus… Christ Jesus was an AWESOME teacher and an AWESOME example for us to BE like…

IT’s funny… on my way to church to hear about divisions in church I passed this church sign posted by Middletown Road

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It so happens that this is paraphrased from the First Lesson that will be read this week…

Micah 6:1-8

Hear now what the Lord says:

“Arise, plead your case before the mountains,
And let the hills hear your voice.
Hear, O you mountains, the Lord’s complaint,
And you strong foundations of the earth;
For the Lord has a complaint against His people,
And He will contend with Israel.

“O My people, what have I done to you?
And how have I wearied you?
Testify against Me.
For I brought you up from the land of Egypt,
I redeemed you from the house of bondage;
And I sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.
O My people, remember now
What Balak king of Moab counseled,
And what Balaam the son of Beor answered him,
From Acacia Grove to Gilgal,
That you may know the righteousness of the Lord.”

With what shall I come before the Lord,
And bow myself before the High God?
Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings,
With calves a year old?
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams,
Ten thousand rivers of oil?
Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,
The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?

He has shown you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justly,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly with your God?

*PAY ATTENTION TO THE LAST VERSE*

you-are-gonna-love-this

NOT WALKING… (want to run with me?)

Be sure to stop by this post during your week… I will be adding personal testimonies and scriptures during this week…

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(Genesis 18:20-32Colossians 2:6-19)

THANK YOU!!!

1/24/2017 – “FEEL”

LOL… TODAY… I “FEEL” THE NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU A PART OF A PSALM WRITTEN IN THE OLD TESTAMENT OF OUR HOLY BIBLE… IT READS…

Psalm 138

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart;
    before the “gods” I will sing your praise.
I will bow down toward your holy temple
    and will praise your name
    for your unfailing love and your faithfulness,
for you have so exalted your solemn decree
    that it surpasses your fame.
When I called, you answered me;
    you greatly emboldened me.

May all the kings of the earth praise you, Lord,
    when they hear what you have decreed.
May they sing of the ways of the Lord,
    for the glory of the Lord is great.

*CLICK/PUSH*

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(Genesis 18:20-32Colossians 2:6-19)

ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

1/25/2017

LOOK

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PSALM 119:60

 

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PSALM 119:60

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PSALM 119:60

1/26/2017

THANK YOU GOD FOR TODAY!!!

I went to my hometown library today… It was windy… The wind toppled over this pedestrian sign…

pedistrian

I PICKED IT UP…

*YOU KNOW IT*

1/27/2017

Today was AWESOME!!! I began my day with a run in Shank Park… When I was driving to the gym after my run a van cut me off.  It seemed to be in a hurry… I HAD TO LAUGH… It was a van from Holy Spirit Hospital… and it had “Holy Spirit” written on the side…

MAY I SHARE WITH YOU SOME SCRIPTURES I WAS READING THIS MORNING BEFORE MY RUN???

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PSALM 100

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PSALM 100

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PSALM 100

#run #gym #society #work #go

 

Third Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/22/2017 (REVISED) *push*

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION… *push*

Almighty God, you sent your Son to proclaim your kingdom and to teach with authority.  Anoint us with the power of your Spirit, that we, too, may bring good news to the afflicted, bind up the brokenhearted, and proclaim liberty to the captive; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

I am very thankful that you are taking the time out of your schedule to read this…  I am also very thankful for the generosity of the people at my church… I am sure the food bank will love this donation…

Again, this week… I am reading… I will post these readings later on in the week when I get them in the mail… (IF I WAIT THAT LONG)

*YOU COULD ALWAYS HEAR THESE READINGS IN PERSON

DIRECTIONS…

ANYWAY…

While I wait, I want to share with you some good news… (Holy Gospel)… Matthew is a Holy Gospel written the New Testament of our Holy Bible…

Matthew 4:12-23

Jesus Begins His Galilean Ministry

12 Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. 13 And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

15 “The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali,
By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan,
Galilee of the Gentiles:
16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.”

17 From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Four Fishermen Called as Disciples

18 And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20 They immediately left their nets and followed Him.

21 Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them, 22 and immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

Jesus Heals a Great Multitude

23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.

AWESOME… just AWESOME!!!

I, personally, find these writings amazing…

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

May I share with you scripture that I was reading this morning???

*REMEMBER TO STOP BY THIS POST TO SEE SOME SCRIPTURES AND PERSONAL TESTIMONIES TO ENCOURAGE YOU ON YOUR WALK WITH CHRIST JESUS…

*Occurrences and scriptures that I want to share with you on your walk of faith with our Lord Jesus Christ are organized by date below… ENJOY!!!

1/17/2017 – BEAT THOSE BIRDS…

Today was AWESOME… I got up and went running.  My run was challenging this morning.  The last 100 yards I saw some GEESE FLYING above my head… YOU KNOW WHAT I DID???

I ran faster and BEAT THOSE BIRDS…

I was then THANKING GOD AT THE TOP OF MY LUNGS AT THAT PARK…

THANK GOD I WAS ALL ALONE… My craziness probably would have scared people.

1/19/2017 – FOR WISDOM SAKE!!!

I do not understand, my readings for church are arriving to late in the mail for me to prepare them… smh…

I did pick them up at the church office this morning and glanced over them… They truly are AWESOME!  I will share them with you later; however, as for now I want to share with you what I was reading this morning… MAY I???

In 1 Kings 3:5-12, King Soloman prays for wisdom…

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ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

1/20/2017

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

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1/21/2017

I am very thankful TODAY… THANKFUL THAT I CAN FINALLY SHARE WITH YOU A LESSON I WILL BE READING AT MY CHURCH…

1 Corinthians 1:10-18

10 Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment. 11 For it has been declared to me concerning you, my brethren, by those of Chloe’s household, that there are contentions among you. 12 Now I say this, that each of you says, “I am of Paul,” or “I am of Apollos,” or “I am of Cephas,” or “I am of Christ.” 13 Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?

14 I thank God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius, 15 lest anyone should say that I had baptized in my own name. 16 Yes, I also baptized the household of Stephanas. Besides, I do not know whether I baptized any other. 17 For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel, not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of no effect.

Christ the Power and Wisdom of God

18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

THIS SCREAMS AT ME… (psalm 27)

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UNITY!!!

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LET’s GO RUNNING TO CHURCH

Week of Third Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/22/2017 *push*

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION… *push*

Almighty God, you sent your Son to proclaim your kingdom and to teach with authority.  Anoint us with the power of your Spirit, that we, too, may bring good news to the afflicted, bind up the brokenhearted, and proclaim liberty to the captive; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

I am very thankful that you are taking the time out of your schedule to read this…  I am also very thankful for the generosity of the people at my church… I am sure the food bank will love this donation…

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Again, this week… I am reading… I will post these readings later on in the week when I get them in the mail… (IF I WAIT THAT LONG)

*YOU COULD ALWAYS HEAR THESE READINGS IN PERSON

DIRECTIONS…

ANYWAY…

While I wait, I want to share with you some good news… (Holy Gospel)… Matthew is a Holy Gospel written the New Testament of our Holy Bible…

Matthew 4:12-23

Jesus Begins His Galilean Ministry

12 Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. 13 And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:

15 “The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali,
By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan,
Galilee of the Gentiles:
16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light,
And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death
Light has dawned.”

17 From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Four Fishermen Called as Disciples

18 And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20 They immediately left their nets and followed Him.

21 Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them, 22 and immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

Jesus Heals a Great Multitude

23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.

AWESOME… just AWESOME!!!

I, personally, find these writings amazing…

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

May I share with you scripture that I was reading this morning???

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*REMEMBER TO STOP BY THIS POST TO SEE SOME SCRIPTURES AND PERSONAL TESTIMONIES TO ENCOURAGE YOU ON YOUR WALK WITH CHRIST JESUS…

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1/17/2017 – BEAT THOSE BIRDS…

Today was AWESOME… I got up and went running.  My run was challenging this morning.  The last 100 yards I saw some GEESE FLYING above my head… YOU KNOW WHAT I DID???

I ran faster and BEAT THOSE BIRDS…

I was then THANKING GOD AT THE TOP OF MY LUNGS AT THAT PARK…

THANK GOD I WAS ALL ALONE… My craziness probably would have scared people.

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1/19/2017 – FOR WISDOM SAKE!!!

I do not understand, my readings for church are arriving to late in the mail for me to prepare them… smh…

I did pick them up at the church office this morning and glanced over them… They truly are AWESOME!  I will share them with you later; however, as for now I want to share with you what I was reading this morning… MAY I???

In 1 Kings 3:5-12, King Soloman prays for wisdom…

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ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

1/20/2017

PUT THOSE WORDS INTO ACTION…

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Second Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/15/2017 (REVISED) *push*

WISE MEN SEEK THE LORD… *push*

Lord God, you showed your glory and led many to faith by the works of your Son.  As he brought gladness and healing to his people, grant us these same gifts and lead us also to perfect faith in him, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Wise men seek the Lord…

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I had an AWESOME time at church last Sunday… So AWESOME, that I was moved to switch up my tradition of writing on The Week of The Second Sunday After The Epiphany on Tuesday; to sharing with you the Holy Gospel Today (Sunday)…

I also received a house blessing; however, I am going to put it in my car since I am on the move a lot… I think God understands. 🙂

20 + C + M + B + 17: Bless your home (in my case… my car)! Our homes are places of rest, places of hospitality, places of refreshment and love. At the beginning of each year Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Hershey encourages everyone to pray for God’s blessing on their homes. I want to share this information and blessing to my friends and family.

The glorious Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the coming of the wise men to the home of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The blessing of homes around the time of this feast, at the beginning of the new year, expresses the blessing of Christ born for us, and loving us wherever we are, and especially blessing our homes.

ONTO THE HOLY GOSPEL…

The scriptures I would like to share with you are written in the New Testament of our Holy Bible

John 1:29-41

The Lamb of God

29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is He of whom I said, ‘After me comes a Man who is preferred before me, for He was before me.’ 31 I did not know Him; but that He should be revealed to Israel, therefore I came baptizing with water.”

32 And John bore witness, saying, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He remained upon Him. 33 I did not know Him, but He who sent me to baptize with water said to me, ‘Upon whom you see the Spirit descending, and remaining on Him, this is He who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’ 34 And I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God.”

The First Disciples

35 Again, the next day, John stood with two of his disciples. 36 And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, “Behold the Lamb of God!”

37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. 38 Then Jesus turned, and seeing them following, said to them, “What do you seek?”

They said to Him, “Rabbi” (which is to say, when translated, Teacher), “where are You staying?”

39 He said to them, “Come and see.” They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day (now it was about the tenth hour).

40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the Messiah” (which is translated, the Christ).

AWESOME… just AWESOME…

Wise men seek the Lord…

How excited Andrew must have been.  He found what he was seeking!

THANK YOU GOD FOR WISDOM!!!

ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

*BELOW – Testimonies & Scriptures I would like to share with you organized by date…

1/9/2017

Today was cool… Even-though it was below freezing, I still ran outside. It was AWESOME! Like every morning, I was reading from the Holy Bible… I want to share these scriptures with you… MAY I???

THEY ARE AWESOME!!!

WISE MEN STILL SEEK THE LORD…

PLEASE CLICK/PUSH

1/10/2017 – MY HOLY UNDERWEAR…

Today was cool… My church decided to help out a family in need in the community… We cleaned furniture that was taken out of the family’s home.  The home is to get new paint and new carpeting from our church.  This morning, I was seeking rags to use to help clean that furniture with… I WANTED TO USE SOME OLD BOXER SHORTS OF MINE THAT HAD A HOLE IN THEM… My Mom wouldn’t let me use my underwear…

MOM: No-one wants to see your underwear…

ME: YES… BUT, IT’S MY HOLY UNDERWEAR…

Needless to say, I didn’t bring ’em…

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1/11/2017

IT WAS ICY THIS MORNING

1/12/2017

I enjoy my time in silence… THIS PREPARES ME FOR A DAY FULL OF NOISE…

May I share with you what I was silently reading this morning?

(MATTHEW 13:24-30)

THAT PARABLE IN MATTHEW IS AWESOME…

Be a good example to those that do not believe in the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ…

HOPEFULLY, they will understand Jesus’s love for us…  TILL THEN… I AM GOING TO READ THAT PSALM. 🙂

1/14/2017

Today was cool… I got up so early to go bleach’n… IT ROCKED! That early time did not prevent me from reading about the Ten Commandments before…

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(JOHN 15:10)

I thought it was AWESOME for the people to see and hear lightning, thunder, and smoke from the Mountain in the book of Exodus in the Old Testament of our Holy Bible… (Moses knew)…

WISE MEN SEEK THE LORD…

LET’s GO2 CHURCH

 

Week of Second Sunday After The Epiphany… 1/15/2017 *push*

WISE MEN SEEK THE LORD… *push*

Lord God, you showed your glory and led many to faith by the works of your Son.  As he brought gladness and healing to his people, grant us these same gifts and lead us also to perfect faith in him, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Wise men seek the Lord…

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I had an AWESOME time at church today… So AWESOME, that I am moved to switch up my tradition of writing on The Week of The Second Sunday After The Epiphany on Tuesday; to sharing with you the Holy Gospel Today (Sunday)… I also received a house blessing; however, I am going to put it in my car since I am on the move a lot… I think God understands. 🙂

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20 + C + M + B + 17: Bless your home (in my case… my car)! Our homes are places of rest, places of hospitality, places of refreshment and love. At the beginning of each year Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Hershey encourages everyone to pray for God’s blessing on their homes. I want to share this information and blessing to my friends and family.

The glorious Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the coming of the wise men to the home of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The blessing of homes around the time of this feast, at the beginning of the new year, expresses the blessing of Christ born for us, and loving us wherever we are, and especially blessing our homes.

ONTO THE HOLY GOSPEL…

The scriptures I would like to share with you are written in the New Testament of our Holy Bible

John 1:29-41

The Lamb of God

29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is He of whom I said, ‘After me comes a Man who is preferred before me, for He was before me.’ 31 I did not know Him; but that He should be revealed to Israel, therefore I came baptizing with water.”

32 And John bore witness, saying, “I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and He remained upon Him. 33 I did not know Him, but He who sent me to baptize with water said to me, ‘Upon whom you see the Spirit descending, and remaining on Him, this is He who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.’ 34 And I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God.”

The First Disciples

35 Again, the next day, John stood with two of his disciples. 36 And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, “Behold the Lamb of God!”

37 The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. 38 Then Jesus turned, and seeing them following, said to them, “What do you seek?”

They said to Him, “Rabbi” (which is to say, when translated, Teacher), “where are You staying?”

39 He said to them, “Come and see.” They came and saw where He was staying, and remained with Him that day (now it was about the tenth hour).

40 One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, “We have found the Messiah” (which is translated, the Christ).

AWESOME… just AWESOME…

Wise men seek the Lord…

How excited Andrew must have been.  He found what he was seeking!

THANK YOU GOD FOR WISDOM!!!

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ALLDAY… EVERYDAY…

1/9/2017

Today was cool… Even-though it was below freezing, I still ran outside. It was AWESOME! Like every morning, I was reading from the Holy Bible… I want to share these scriptures with you… MAY I???

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THEY ARE AWESOME!!!

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WISE MEN STILL SEEK THE LORD…

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PLEASE CLICK/PUSH

1/10/2017 – MY HOLY UNDERWEAR…

Today was cool… My church decided to help out a family in need in the community… We cleaned furniture that was taken out of the family’s home.  The home is to get new paint and new carpeting from our church.  This morning, I was seeking rags to use to help clean that furniture with… I WANTED TO USE SOME OLD BOXER SHORTS OF MINE THAT HAD A HOLE IN THEM… My Mom wouldn’t let me use my underwear…

MOM: No-one wants to see your underwear…

ME: YES… BUT, IT’S MY HOLY UNDERWEAR…

Needless to say, I didn’t bring ’em…

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*push/CLICK*

1/11/2017

IT WAS ICY THIS MORNING

1/12/2017

I enjoy my time in silence… THIS PREPARES ME FOR A DAY FULL OF NOISE…

May I share with you what I was silently reading this morning?

(MATTHEW 13:24-30)

THAT PARABLE IN MATTHEW IS AWESOME…

Be a good example to those that do not believe in the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ…

HOPEFULLY, they will understand Jesus’s love for us…  TILL THEN… I AM GOING TO READ THAT PSALM. 🙂

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