O God, we thank you for your Son who chose the path of suffering for the sake of the world. Humble us by his example, point us to the path of obedience, and give us strength to follow his commands; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
YOU MAY WHISPER…
Listening is a vital element of being a great leader…
I honestly, try to listen to the call of God…
BUT, How do I know that it is God SPEAKING???
“I AM ALIVE FOR SOME REASON” – THANK YOU GOD!!!
You know, what I want to do???
SCREAM the Holy Gospel at you…
Defilement Comes from Within
7 Then the Pharisees and some of the scribes came together to Him, having come from Jerusalem. 2 Now when[a] they saw some of His disciples eat bread with defiled, that is, with unwashed hands, they found fault. 3 For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands in a special way, holding the tradition of the elders. 4 When they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they wash. And there are many other things which they have received and hold, like the washing of cups, pitchers, copper vessels, and couches.
5 Then the Pharisees and scribes asked Him, “Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?”
6 He answered and said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written:
‘This people honors Me with their lips,
But their heart is far from Me.
7 And in vain they worship Me,
Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.’[b]
8 For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men[c] —the washing of pitchers and cups, and many other such things you do.”
AS I READ THIS…
I FEEL THE NEED TO WHISPER A PSALM TO YOU…
The Character of Those Who May Dwell with the Lord
15 Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle?
Who may dwell in Your holy hill?
2 He who walks uprightly,
And works righteousness,
And speaks the truth in his heart;
3 He who does not backbite with his tongue,
Nor does evil to his neighbor,
Nor does he take up a reproach against his friend;
4 In whose eyes a vile person is despised,
But he honors those who fear the Lord;
He who swears to his own hurt and does not change;
5 He who does not put out his money at usury,
Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent.
He who does these things shall never be moved.
🙂 🙂 🙂
I WANT SNOW.
YOU MAY WHISPER…
Well… TODAY was TODAY…
Redemption in Christ
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, 4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love, 5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
LET’s GO2 TOASTMASTERS
I went last night…
STILL GOT UP EARLY AND RAN!!!
*whispers* let’s go2 that Faith In Action Committee meeting 2night…
24 For we were saved in this hope, but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance.
26 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[a] with groanings which cannot be uttered. 27 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.
28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. 29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30 Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.
THANK YOU GOD FOR YESTERDAY!!!
(i went to that Faith-in-Action committee @ my church)
THANK YOU GOD FOR TODAY!!!
(THIS MORNING, I WENT ON A RUN B4 MY DAY GOT STARTED… I SAW A BIG DOG WITH HIS OWNER… THAT DOG LUNGED AT ME AND TRIED TO BITE ME… #goodluckwiththat)
THANK YOU GOD FOR TOMORROW!!!
(i am getting my haircut… Thanks Jackie!)