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November, 2018
 
PRAYER
 
Ephesians 1:15 - 23 (NKJV)
Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come. And He put all things under His feet and gave Him to be head over all things to the church which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
 
Ephesians 3:14 - 21 (NKJV)
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, that Christ might dwell in your hearts through faith; that you being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height - to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
 
Abba Father You are a great God and You are a great Father and in Your Son, Christ Jesus, we have the strength and power to be all that You have purposed us to be and to do all that You have called us to do, and we have the understanding to receive the fullness of You; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we pray. Amen.

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God's Promises for You
 
October 10, 2018
 
Psalm 91:2 (NKJV)
I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust."
 
The Creator of the Universe is our Father - There is no better one in whom to place our trust
 
October 11, 2018
 
Psalm 4:1 (NKJV)
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.
 
He placed Himself upon the cross in order that we might become righteous in His sight - There is no better one to call on - Know that He both hears and answers our call - we are His beloved children
 
October 12, 2018
 
Psalm 9:9 & 10 (NKJV)
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; for You LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
 
Seek Him, Seek Him with all your heart, make talking with your Father your number one priority - Know His name
 
October 13, 2018
 
Psalm 142:5 (NKJV)
I cried out to You, O LORD: I said, "You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living."
 
Feast on His love and His forgiveness - be filled with His fullness 
 
Abba, Father with all our heart we place our trust in You, we do not lean on our understanding, in all our ways we acknowledge You, confident that You will direct our paths and our lives will be filled with Your mercy and Your favor (Proverbs 3:5 & 6); it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.

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September 2018

The Book of Acts
Acts 6:4 & 7 (NKJV)
But we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word...The word of God spread, and the number of disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the the priests were obedient to the faith.
Spread the Word - Jesus came that we might have life and life more abundant John 10:10
Acts 7:55, 56 & 60 (NKJV)
But he (Stephen), being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and said, "Look I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God."...Then he (Stephen) knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not charge them with this sin." And when he had said this, he fell asleep.
Stephen displays both the wisdom of God our Father and the unconditional forgiveness of His Son Jesus Christ
Acts 8:35 - 37 (NKJV)
Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning at this scripture, preached Jesus to him. Now as they went down the road, they came to some water. And the eunuch said, "See, here is water. What hinders me from being baptized." Then Philip said, "If you believe with all your heart, you may." And he answered and said, "I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God."
The Apostle John said, "He who believes that Jesus is the Son of God overcomes the world." 1 John 5:5
Acts 9:32 - 35 (NKJV)
Now it came to pass, as Peter went through all parts of the country, that he also came down to the saints who dwelt in Lyydda. There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden eight years and was paralyzed. And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Christ heals you. Arise and make your bed." Then he arose immediately. So all who dwelt at Lyydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.
Jesus the Christ heals us - Yesterday, Today, and Forever Hebrews 13:9
Acts 10:44 - 46 (NKJV)
While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who heard the word. And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also. For they heard them speak with tongues and magnify God.
God our Father gives us a Helper (the Holy Spirit) and He will abide with us forever - John 14:16
Abba, Father You have given us a Helper, our Holy Spirit, who guides us in all truth and tells of things to come (John 16:13), with His help and empowered by You may we be unified in One Voice as we daily proclaim Jesus to the world around us; it is in the name of our Lord, our Savior, and our Healer Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 

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August 2018
 
The Book of Acts
 
Acts 1:13 & 14(NKJV)
And when they had entered, they went up into the upper room where they were staying: Peter, James, John and Andrew; Philip and Thomas; Bartholomew and Matthew;James the son of Aphaeus and Simon the Zealot; and Judas the son of James. These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers.
 
Acts 2:1 - 4 (NKJV)
When the day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 
 
Acts 3:1 - 7 (NKJV)
Now Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.  And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful,  to ask alms from those who entered the temple; who seeing Peter and John about to go into the temple, asked for alms. And fixing his eyes on him, with John, Peter said, "Look at us." So he gave them his attention, expecting to receive something from them. Then Peter said, "Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you; in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk." And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones  bones received strength. So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them - walking, leaping, and praising God.
 
Acts 4:8 - 10 (NKJV)
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, "Rulers of the people and elders of Israel: If we this day are judged for a good deed done to a helpless man, by what means he has been made well, let it be known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by Him, this man stands before you whole."
 
Acts 5:29 - 32 (NKJV)
But Peter and the other apostles answered and said, "We ought to obey God rather than men. The God of our fathers raised up Jesus whom you murdered by hanging on a tree. Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. And we are His witnesses to these things and so also is the Holy Spirit whom God has given to those who obey Him."
 
Abba, Father may we this day and every day here after strive to walk in a manner most pleasing to You, as demonstrated by Your beloved sons Peter and John; one accord with all who believe in Your Son Jesus Christ, our Lord and our Savior, filled with the Holy Spirit, daily in direct communication with You; always prepared, as instructed by You to share Your supernatural power with those in need; never failing to share the Gospel Truth that You so loved the world that You gave Your only begotten Son that whoever would believe in Him would not parish but have everlasting life; it is in the name of Your Son Jesus Christ who came that we would have Life and Life more abundantly that we rejoice and pray. Amen.

 

 

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July 2018
 
Jesus Speaks
 
John 3:5 & 6
Jesus answered, "Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit."
 
Holy Spirit you are welcome in our lives
 
John 4:13 & 14
Jesus answered and said to her, "Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life."
 
Lord Jesus we willingly drink Your water
 
John 4:34
 
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work."
 
Lord Jesus You said "Follow", may we daily be about Your work
 
John 4:48
Then Jesus said to him, "Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will by no means believe."
 
Lord Jesus we have heard testimonies of Your great acts and have been blessed to witness some - We believe in You
 
John 5:8
Jesus said to him, "Rise, take up your bed and walk." And immediately the man was made well, took up his bed and walked.
 
Lord Jesus You are the same yesterday, today, and forever - Your Healing Touch is for each of us
 
John 6:35
And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who comes to Me shall never thirst."
 
Lord Jesus we come to You and we receive the fullness of You
 
John 6:63 "It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life."
 
Lord Jesus we receive Your words, Your truth and we have life
 
John 8:10 & 11
When Jesus had raised Himself up and saw no one but the woman, He said to her, "Woman, where are those accusers of yours? Has no one condemned you?" She said, "No one Lord." "Neither do I condemn you: go and sin no more."
 
Lord Jesus both Your Love and Your Forgiveness are without condition
 
Abba, Father may we this day and every day forward feed on the Words of Your Son Jesus Christ, He is the way, the truth and the life, He is the pathway to forever in Your presence; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
Victor Martinez is 11 years and he is hospitalized in Augusta University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia with DIPG (Difuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) which is an aggressive brain tumor - Medical Science has no known cure for this dread disease which attacks our youth, to date no child has ever survived this horrific disease; however, that is about to change 
 
Jesus trumps the doubt of man with this promise - 
"With men this is impossible (Healing Victor), but with God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26
 
and this promise -
"For with God nothing will be impossible." Luke 1:37
 
In John 10:10 Jesus  defined for us Good versus evil
 
Jesus promises us Life and Life more abundantly
 
while the devil is hell bent on stealing our peace, killing our joy, and destroying our lives and the lives of those we love
 
Abba, Father we thank You for Your Son Jesus Christ, our Lord, our Savior and our Healer, into His Healing hands we place Victor Martinez and by faith proclaim that Jesus will answer our request as years ago he answered the request of the Centurion - "Yes, I will come and heal Victor!" It is in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, the name above all other names, the name before which every knee will bow and every tongue will confess, "Our Lord Jesus Christ." It is in His name that we pray. Amen. 
 

 

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June  2018
 
Jesus Speaks
 
"Get behind Me, Satan! For it is written. You shall worship the LORD your God, an Him only you shall serve." Luke 4:8
 
"The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to the heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD." Luke 4:18 & 19
 
"I am willing; be cleansed (healed)." Luke 5:13
 
"Man, your sins are forgiven you."  Luke 5:20
 
"Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you." Luke 6:37 & 38
 
"Your faith has saved you. Go in peace." Luke 7:50
 
"Return to your own house, and tell what great things God has done for you." Luke 8:39
 
"When you pray, say; Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven, give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us, and do not lead us into temptation,  but deliver us from the evil one." Luke 11:2 - 4
 
"And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him." Luke 15:20
 
"The kingdom of God does not come with observation; nor will they say, 'See here! or See there!' For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you." Luke 17:20 & 21
 
"The things which are impossible with men are possible with God." Luke 18:27
 
"It is written,'My house is a house of prayer,' but you have made it a den of thieves." Luke 19:46
 
"Render therefore to Caesar that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's," Luke 20:25
 
"Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, yours be done." Luke 22:41
 
"Father, into your hands I commit My spirit." Luke 23:46
 
Abba, Father may these wonderful words of Your Son Jesus Christ bring revelation knowledge and understanding to You beloved children that read them; it is in His Mighty name, the name above all other names that we pray. Amen.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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May 2018
 
Jesus Speaks:
 
"Follow Me!"  John 1:43
 
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17
 
"My food is do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work." John 4:34
 
"Most assuredly I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, but what He sees the Father do: for what ever He does, the Son also does in like manner." John 5:19
 
"I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life." John 8:12
 
"Most assuredly I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM." John 8:58
 
"The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy, I have come that they might have life, and that they may have it more abundantly." John 10:10
 
"I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?" John 11:25 & 26
 
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another." John 13:34 & 35
 
"I am the way, the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me." John 14:6
 
"These things I have spoken to you that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full." John 15:11
 
"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace, in the world you will have tribulation, but  be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." John 16:33
 
"It is finished!" John 19:30
 
Abba, Father may our eyes be clear to read Your Word, may our ears be open to hear Your Voice, and may our heart be receptive to know Your Truth; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we pray. Amen.
 
 

 
 

 


April 2018
 
Jesus loves you and Jesus forgives you
 
John 3:16 (NKJV)
"For God so love the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
 
The love of Jesus is without condition, there is nothing we can do to make him love us more than He already does, and there is nothing we can do to make Him love love us less; all we can do is accept and embrace His love
 
Matthew 26:39 (NKJV)
Jesus went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, "O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will."
 
The death of Jesus upon the cross was required by the Father to free us forever from the grip of the devil, a purer love we had never known - the perfect love of the Savior of the world
 
Romans 8:37 - 39 (NKJV)
Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
 
Nothing, absolutely nothing can separate you from the love of Jesus Christ our Lord and our Savior - nothing except you
 
Romans 8:14 - 17 (NKJV)
For as many as led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God. For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father." The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we also may be glorified  together.
 
We are family today, family tomorrow, family forever, joint heirs with Jesus and our inheritance will be forever in His presence - Yes, Jesus loves you!
 
Colossians 3:12 - 17 (NKJV)
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which you were called in one body, and be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
 
Thank You Jesus for Your love and for Your forgiveness, may each of us, each day and every day strive to be more like You 

 

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February 2018
 
And they overcame him (satan) by the blood of the Lamb (Jesus) and by the word of their testimony  - Revelation 12:11

In their late 20's John and his wife walked away from Church and Jesus for 30 years, but God our Father never stopped loving them, Jesus our Lord and Savior never stopped seeking them, and the Holy Spirit never stopped speaking to them
 
The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not wiling that any should perish but that all should come to repentance - 2 Peter 3:9
 
One night God in a vision exposed John to the true darkness of hell and in the middle of the night John awoke in a cold sweat and cried out, "Help me Jesus!"
 
But when he was still a long way off, his Father saw (heard) him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him - Luke 15:20
 
And instantly John saw the Holy Spirit standing rock solid with arms folded across His chest protecting John from the evils of hell and Jesus spoke these words -
 
"I am able to keep you from stumbling, My greatest joy is to present you faultless to My Father at the end of your earthly journey - Jude 24
 
And from that moment forward John proclaimed Jesus as his Lord, his Savior, and his Best Friend and continues today and every day to serve Him faithfully
 
If you had known  the teenage Robert you would have had a hard time ever believing that he was a Christian and one day as an adult would be involved in Men's Ministry, a born again Spirit filled lover of Jesus Christ
 
Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up - James 4:10 
 
One day after a Sunday afternoon round of golf that was filled with multiple "GD's" and "JC's" Robert asked his Dad, "Why do we even bother going to Church," to which his father replied, "That is what all the people in this town (Small town North Carolina in 1958) do, so that is what we do!"
 
Fast forward to Spring 1992 in Houston, Texas and Robert is on his way to see one of his major customer's, "oldies but goodies" are blasting on the car radio, Robert is singing, not a care in the world, and suddenly on the radio a voice asks, "do you drink excessive amounts of alcohol," "are you constantly angry," "do you have relationship issues," to which Robert replied, "yes," "yes," and "Hell Yes!" And the voice on the radio continued, "On sale at "K Mart" a #1 Best Seller - "The Answer!" And as Robert pulled to a stop at the light at the intersection of 1960 and Kyrkendahl, Robert looked to his left and there was a "K Mart" and Robert turned left into the K Mart parking lot
 
"And I (Jesus) will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper (the Holy Spirit), that He may abide with you forever" - John 14:16
 
It was 10:00 AM on a Tuesday morning as Robert entered K Mart on a mission to find "The Answer!" The store was relatively empty and Robert spotted a young man stocking shelves and asked, "I am looking for a book you have called "The Answer," to which the young man replied, "Man, I have no clue, but Miss Betty over there, she knows everything."
 
Robert walked over to Miss Betty and asked the same question, "I am looking for book you have called "The Answer," and Miss Betty replied, "Why honey that's the Bible," and handed Robert "The Answer!"
 
"However, when He, the Spirit of Truth, has come, He will guide you into all Truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come" - John 16:13
 
It was 2 more years before Robert fell head over heels in love with Jesus, but the Holy Spirit had hooked him and Robert was headed God's way
 

 

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January 2018
 
Revelation 12:11 (NKJV)
And we overcome him (Satan) by the blood of the Lamb (Jesus) and by the word of our testimony, and we do not love our lives to the death
 
John 3:16 & 17 (NKJV)
For God so loved us that He gave us Jesus, that we who believe in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not give us Jesus to condemn us, but that we through Jesus might be saved.
 
Robert (Bob) was by worldly definition a "Player" and that was when they were being kind, there were some that referred to Bob as an "Irresponsible Jerk", and others simply said that Bob had a mean and nasty spirit in him
 
At the ripe old age of 11, Bob made a calculated decision that controlled his life for the next 40 years; after being told by his parents that he could not go to the beach and spend the weekend at the beach house owned by his best friend Jim's parents, Bob decided and declared, "The hell with them, I am going to have a great weekend with my friend Jim, I can deal with the punishment when I get back," and there he was hitchhiking on the road to the beach
 
Now fast forward to Bob at age 51, he had settled into a Medical Supply sales career and from a distance most thought Bob was reasonably successful in life, but those closest to him were concerned and one day Bob's friend Jack looked him in the eye and questioned, "What's wrong with you Bob, you change jobs and women as often as you do your underwear?"
 
You see Bob viewed people as things to be used to his benefit; Bob featured himself as a master of relationships, he could always find a better job and he could always find another girl friend, Bob was about to find out just how wrong he had been
 
John 13:34 & 35 (NKJV)
"A new commandment I (Jesus) give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
 
There were two things that Bob desired more than women and they were "work" and "Beer"; early in his sales career Bob had observed other sales people having liquid lunches that often lasted way beyond the traditional lunch hour. In the beginning Bob even participated in a few of these lengthy liquid lunches, but his love of selling drove him to vow to never drink beer until the work day was over; however, once the work day was over Bob's first stop was the local convenience store and with a cold six pack in the passenger seat Bob headed home
 
But at age 51 Bob meet Sandra and his life changed forever
 
Jude 24 (NKJV)
Now to Him (Jesus) who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy
 
Sandra invited Bob over to her home for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and Bob's imagination ran wild, the 49ers were playing the Cowboy's at 3:00 PM and Bob thought, "If I play my cards right, this could be a wonderful evening ending with breakfast together in the morning"
 
So after lunch Sandra and Bob moved to the couch and promptly at 3:00 PM Bob tuned the TV to the 49er/Cowboy game and just as the National Anthem was finishing Sandra turned to Bob and asked, "Bob, tell me about your relationship with Jesus Christ!"
 
John 14:6 (NKJV)
Jesus said to Bob, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, except though Me."
 
Bob never watched one play of the 49er/Cowboy game, but over the next 4 hours Bob's life was forever changed - Bob fell in love with Jesus, from that day forward Bob became a teacher and as a teacher he purposed his life to tell others the overwhelming joy of knowing the love of Jesus and sharing that love with others
 
Ephesians 3:19 & 20 (NKJV)
Know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with the fullness of God. Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think according to the power that works in us
 
1 John 5:5 (NKJV)
Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God
 
This email will go around the world, if you have a testimony that you would like to share with the world let me know - we do overcome by the words of our testimonies
 
John 15:5 (NKJV)
I (Jesus) am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
 
John 10:10B (NKJV)
"I (Jesus) have come that you may have life, and that you may have it more abundantly."
 
Douglas
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 

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God's Promises for You

Jesus Promises to Heal You - Body, Soul, and Spirit
 
December 11, 2017
 
3 John 2 (NKJV)
Beloved I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.
 
The Apostle John prayed what Jesus Promised - "I have come that you may have life, and that you may have it more abundantly." (John 10:10b)
 
December 12, 2017
 
Geneses 1:26a (NKJV)
Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness
 
The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ (Romans 8:16 & 17)
 
December 13, 2017
 
John 16:33 (NKJV)
"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world."
 
Who is he who overcomes the world, it is you who believes that Jesus is the Son of God (1 John 5:5)
 
We overcome the world because we believe that Jesus is the Son of God and we believe that He is the way, the truth and the life (John 14:6)
 
December 14, 2017
 
1 John 5:14 & 15 (NKJV)
Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.
 
And Jesus said this: "Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. (Mark 11:24)
 
December 15, 2017
 
God our Father speaks to His beloved children
 
Psalm 91:14 - 16 (NKJV)
"Because you have set your love upon Me, therefor I will deliver you; I will set you on high, because you have known My name. You shall call upon Me, and I will answer you; I will be with you in trouble; I will deliver you and honor you. With long life I will satisfy you and show you My salvation."
 
Now to Him (Jesus) who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy (Jude 24)
 
December 16, 2017
 
Philippians 4:6 & 7 (NKJV)
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving let your requests be made know to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus
 
My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing (James 1:2 - 4)
 
December 17, 2017
 
1 Peter 5:6 & 7 (NKJV)
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
 
Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up (James 4:10)
 
December 18, 2017
 
God our Father spoke to Joshua His beloved son
 
Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
 
"All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age (Matthew 28:18 - 20)
 
And Jesus spoke to us His beloved brothers and sisters
 
December 19, 2017
 
Deuteronomy 28:1 & 2 (NKJV)
"Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all of His commandments which I commanded you today, that the LORD your God will set you on high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the LORD your God."
 
And Jesus said this - "My food (My every need) is to do the will of Him (God the Father) who sent Me, and to finish His work" (John 4:34)
 
December 20, 2017
 
John 15:5 (NKJV)
"I (Jesus) am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing."
 
And the Apostle Paul answered:
 
"Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus." (Philippians 3:13 & 14)
 
December 21. 2017
 
Proverbs 16:3 (NKJV)
Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts will be established.
 
"Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this," says the LORD of hosts, "If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out such a blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it." (Malachi 3:10)
 
December 22, 2017
 
Ephesians 5:1 & 2 (NKJV)
Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, a sweet-smelling aroma
 
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another." (John 13:34) 
 
December 23, 2017
 
Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen
 
Now it came to pass, as Peter went through all parts of the country, that he came down to the saints who dwelt in Lydda. There he found a certain man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden eight years and was paralyzed. And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Christ heals you. Arise and make your bed." Then he arose immediately. So all who dwelt at Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord. (Acts 9:32 -35)
 
December 24, 2017
 
Ephesians 5:8 - 11 (NKJV)
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them
 
He (God our Father) has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the k Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through  His blood, the forgiveness of sins (Colossians 1:13 & 14)
 
December 25, 2017
 
Luke 2:19 & 11 (NKJV)
Then the angel said to them, " Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord."
 
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: After His mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded to put her away secretly. But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from the their sins."
 
Jesus - God's Gift to all mankind - The Gift above all others 
 
December 26, 2017
 
Acts 10:38 (NKJV)
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who are oppressed by the devil, for God is with Him
 
When evening had come, they brought to Jesus many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits in a word, and healed all who were sick, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: "He Himself (Jesus) took on our infirmities and bore our sickness" (Matthew 8:16 & 17)
 
December 27, 2017
 
Psalm 1:1 & 2 (NKJV)
Blessed is the man who walks not in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but his delight is the law of the LORD, and in His law he meditates day and night
 
"The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I (Jesus) have come that you may have life, and that you may have it more abundantly." (John 10:10)
 
December 28, 2017
 
Jude 20 (NKJV)
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on you most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life
 
And I heard a loud voice from heaven saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people. God Himself will be with them and be their God. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes, there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away," (Revelation 21:3 & 4)
 
December 29, 2017
 
2 John 6 (NKJV)
This is love, that we walk according to His (Jesus) commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it.
 
"If you love Me. Keep My (Jesus) commandments." (John 14:15)
 
December 30, 2017
 
Ephesians 1:15 - 17 (NKJV)
Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him
 
Know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God (Ephesians 3:19)
 
December 31, 2017
 
Philippians 4:19 (NKJV)
And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus
 
Jesus said this, "If you can  believe, all things are possible to him who believes" (Mark 9:23)
 
Abba, Father it has been both a privilege and an honor for the past 8 years to be able to share Your word, Your truth with those around the world who love Jesus as I do, to be guided in all truth by Your Spirit encourages me to daily press toward the goal for the prize of Your upward call in Christ Jesus; it is in the name of our Lord, our Savior, and our Healer Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
To all of you who have been blessed by the receipt of "God's Promises for You," my heartfelt thanks, when I began in 2010 I believed that God has a special promise for each of us each and every day, and after 8 years that belief has done nothing but grow stronger - everyday God your loving Father has a specific promise just for you
 

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The Books of Thessalonians 
 
December 1, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 1:2 - 4 (NKJV)
We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father, knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God.
 
Choose to believe in Jesus and let your life be evidence of your choice
 
December 2, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 1:5 (NKJV)
For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Spirit
 
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us (Ephesians 3:20)
 
December 3, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 2:13 (NKJV)
 
For this reason we also thank God without ceasing, because when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is truth, the word of God
 
"I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me" the words of Jesus (John 14:6)
 
December 4, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 3:12 (NKJV)
And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all, just as we do to you
 
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another" the words of Jesus (John 13:34)
 
December 5, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 5:16, 17 & 18(NKJV)
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
 
Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! (Philippians 4:5)
 
December 6, 2017
 
1 Thessalonians 5:23 (NKJV)
Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ
 
Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy (Jude 24)
 
December 7, 2017
 
2 Thessalonians 1:11 (NKJV)
Therefore we also pray for you that our God would count you worthy of his calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith with power
 
That you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God (Colossians 1:10)
 
December 8, 2017
 
2 Thessalonians  2:13 & 14 (NKJV)
But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth, to which He called you by our gospel, for the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ
 
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 (Ephesians 1:4)
 
December 9, 2017
 
2 Thessalonians 2:16 & 17 (NKJV)
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work
 
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulations, that we may be able to comfort those who are in trouble,with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4)
 
December 10, 2017
 
2 Thessalonians 3:16 (NKJV)
Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with you all.
 
These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world. (John 16:33) The words of Jesus - We have peace because He overcomes and because He overcomes we overcome
 
Abba, Father with thankful hearts we lift our hands and forever sing Your praise, You loved us and gave us Jesus and Him we will follow completely focused on Your forever promise that we will always be together, Your family; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 
 

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The Book of Philippians 
 
November 21, 2017
 
Philippians 4:4 & 5 (NKJV)
Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I say rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
 
"These things I (Jesus) have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and your joy may be full. (John 15:11)
 
November 22, 2017
 
Philippians 4:8 (NKJV)
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy - meditate on these things.
 
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish bu have everlasting life - True, Noble, Just, Pure, Lovely, Good Report, Virtue, Praiseworthy (John 3:16)
 
November 23, 2017
 
Happy Thanksgiving
 
Philippians 4:6 & 7 (NKJV)
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything  by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let you request be known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
 
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (1 Thessalonians 5:16,17, & 18)
 
The Book of Colossians 
 
November 24, 2017
 
Colossians 1:9 (NKJV)
"For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding."
 
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him (James 1:5)
 
November 25, 2017
 
Colossians 1:10 (NKJV)
"That you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God."
 
Jesus said this, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." (John 8:31 & 32)
 
November 26, 2017
 
Colossians 1:11 (NKJV)
Strengthened with all might according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy."
 
Jesus said this - "Ask and you will receive, that your joy may be full' (John 16:24)
 
November 27, 2017
 
Colossians 1:12 (NKJV)
Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light."
 
Heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ (Romans 8:17)
 
November 28, 2017
 
Colossians 1:13 (NKJV)
"He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love."
 
So we may boldly say, "the Lord is my helper; I will not fear, what can man do to me?"  
 
November 29, 2017
 
Colossians 1:14 (NKJV)I
"In whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins."
 
Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law (Galatians 3:13)
 
November 30, 2017
 
Colossians 1:28 (NKJV)
"Him we preach, warning every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus."
 
The greatest joy of Jesus is to present each of us to His Father at the end of our earthly journey - Faultless! (Jude 24)
 
Abba, Father with Your joy fixed in our hearts we grow stronger day by day as we feast upon Your word, no matter what the world sends our way, we remain strong, forever guided by Your truth; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.l
 
 

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The Book of Ephesians
 
November 11, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:10 & 11 (NKJV)
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole amour of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
 
"I (Jesus) am with you always!" (Matthew 28:20)
 
November 12, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:14a (NKJV)
Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth
 
"I (Jesus) am the way, the truth, and the life. no one comes to the Father except through Me."  (John 14:6)
 
November 13, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:14b (NKJV)
Having put on the breastplate of righteousness
 
For He (God) made Him (Jesus) who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him (Jesus) (2 Corinthians 5:21)
 
November 14, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:15 (NKJV)
And having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace
 
"Peace I (Jesus) leave with you. My peace I give to you, not as the word gives do I give to you. Let not your be troubled, neither let it be afraid." (John 14:27)
 
November 15, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:16 (NKJV)
Above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one
 
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1)
 
November 16, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:17a (NKJV)
And take the helmet of salvation
 
And He (Jesus) said to them (His disciples),"Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved (Mark  16:15 &16a)
 
November 17, 2017
 
Ephesians 6:17b (NKJV)
And the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God
 
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:1, 2 & 14) 
 
The Book of Philippians 
 
November 18, 2017
 
Philippians 1:21 (NKJV)
For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
 
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3:16)
 
November 19, 2017
 
Philippians 2:12 & 13 (NKJV)
Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.
 
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God (Romans 12:2)
 
November 20, 2017
 
Philippians 3:13 & 14 (NKJV)
Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
 
Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me His prisoner, but share with me in the sufferings for the gospel according to the power of God, who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works,  but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began, but has now been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel (2 Timothy 1:8 - 10)
 
Abba, Father we look forward to forever in Your presence when as said in Your Word one day with You will be as a thousand years, and a thousand years will be as one day (2 Peter 3:8); it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 

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The Book of Galatians
 
November 1, 2017
 
Galatians 1:3 - 5 (NKJV)
Grace to you and peace from God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
 
Well meaning believer's in Jesus Christ sometimes ask this question, "I want to know what is God's will for my life?"
 
Here is one answer - God our loving Father deeply desires to separate us from the evils of this world and to do so He gave us, His beloved children, Jesus
 
November 2, 2017
 
Galatians 2:16 (NKJV)
Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works or the law no flesh shall be justified.
 
For I through the law died to the law that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me (Galatians 2:19 & 20)
 
November 3, 2017
 
Galatians 3:5 - 9 (NKJV)
Therefore He who supplies the Spirit to you and works miracles  among you, does He do it by works of law, or by the hearing of faith? - just as Abraham  believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness. Therefore know that only those who are of faith are sons of Abraham. And the Scripture foreseeing that God would justify, preached the gospel to Abraham beforehand, saying, "In you all the nations shall be blessed." So then those who are of faith are blessed with believing Abraham.
 
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing that was made was made...And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth (John 1:1 - 3 & 14)
 
November 4, 2017
 
Galatians 4:4 - 7 (NKJV)
But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, "Abba, Father!" Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.
 
The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together (Romans 8:16 & 17)
 
November 5, 2017
 
Galatians 5:16 - 18 (NKJV)
I say then, "Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the faith, for the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law."
 
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit (Galatians 5:22 - 25)
 
November 6, 2017
 
Galatians 6:7 & 8 (NKJV)
Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.
 
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart (Galatians 6:9)
 
The Book of Ephesians
 
November 7, 2017
 
Ephesians 1:3 - 6 (NKJV)
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, 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, having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, to the praise and glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
 
He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins (Colossians 1:13 & 14)
 
November 8, 2017
 
Ephesians 2:4 - 6 (NKJV)
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus
 
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them (Ephesians 2:10)
 
Then God said, "Let Us (God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit) make man in Our image, according to Our likeness (Genesis 1:26)
 
November 9, 2017
 
Ephesians 3:19 (NKJV)
Know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
 
Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us (Ephesians 3:20)
 
The Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you (John 14:17)
 
November 10, 2017
 
Ephesians 5:1 & 2 (NKJV)
Therefore be imitators of God as dear children. And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.
 
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another (John 13:34 & 35)
 
Abba, Father may we every minute or every hour or every day look to You and trust in You, the Author and Finisher of our faith, You gave us Jesus, and in Him we have Promise, promise of life, promise of life abundant, and above all promise of life eternal; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 

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The Book of Romans
 
October 21, 2017
 
Romans 10:9 (NKJV)
That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead you will be saved.
 
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life - the Promise above all other promises - life forever in the presence of Jesus (John 3:16)
 
October 22, 2017
 
Romans 10:10 (NKJV)
For with the mouth one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
 
For God made Jesus who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:21)
 
October 23, 2017
 
Romans 12:2 (NKJV)
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and will of God.
 
As Pastor John Osteen shouted from the pulpit every Sunday morning with his Bible raised into the air - "This is my Bible, I am what it says I am and I can do what it says I can do."
 
In your Bible there is life, life abundant and life eternal
 
October 24, 2017
 
Romans 12:21 (NKJV)
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good (God your Father).
 
Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God (1 John 5:5)
 
October 26, 2017
 
Romans 14:19 (NKJV)
Therefore let us pursue the things which make for peace and the things by which one may edify another.
 
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy - meditate on these things (Philippians 4:8)
 
October 27, 2017
 
Romans 15:5 (NKJV)
Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
 
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God (2 Corinthians 1:3 & 4)
 
October 28, 2017
 
Romans 15:13 (NKJV)
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
 
These things I (Jesus) have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full (John 15:11)
 
The Book of Galatians
 
October 29, 2017
 
Galatians 1:11 & 12 (NKJV)
But I (Paul) make known to you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ
 
However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come (John 16:13)
 
Just as Paul was we can also be - hearing the voice of God and filled with revelation knowledge
 
October 30, 2017
 
Galatians 3:26 7 27 (NKJV)
For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
 
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God (1John 5:1a)
 
We who believe that Jesus is the Son of God are all His children and brothers and sisters in Christ
 
October 31, 2017
 
Galatians 5:16 (NKJV)
I say then: "Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh
 
Enjoy life - love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control - the fruit of the Spirit - you have a choice (Galatians 5:22 & 23)
 
Abba, Father today and  everyday we give You thanks for giving us Jesus, He is the truth and the life and He is the only way to You; it is in the name of our Lord, our Savior, and He who heals both our spirit and our body, Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Book of Acts
 
October 11, 2017
 
Acts 20:7 - 12 (NKJV)
Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul ready to depart the next day, spoke to them and continued his message until midnight. There were many lamps in the upper room where they gathered together. And in a window sat a certain young man named Eutychus,  who was sinking into a deep sleep. He was overcome by sleep, and as Paul continued speaking, he fell down from the third story and was taken up dead. But Paul went down, fell on him, and embracing him said, "Do not trouble yourselves, for his life is in him." Now when he had com up, had broken bread and eaten, and talked a long while, even till day break, he departed. And they brought the young man in alive, and they were not a little comforted.
 
Jesus said this, "Most assuredly I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also;" (John 14:12)
 
Paul believed and did and you can do also
 
October 12, 2017
 
Acts 20:21 - 24 (NKJV)
Testifying to Jews, and also to Greeks, repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. And see, now I go bound in spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me there, except that the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me. But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
 
Paul walked by faith and not by sight
 
Paul knew he was an overcomer because he believed and preached that Jesus was the Son of God (1 John 5:5)
 
October 13, 2017
 
Acts 28:3 - 6 (NKJV)
But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand. So when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, "No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet justice does not allow to live." But he shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no harm. However, they were expecting that he would swell up or suddenly fall down dead. But after they had looked for a long time and saw no harm com to him, they changed their minds and said that he was a god.
 
Paul was not a god but he was a man of great faith who believed that Jesus was the Son of God
 
October 14, 2017
 
Acts 28:7 - 9 (NKJV)
In that region there was an estate of the leading citizen of the island, whose name was Publius, who received us and entertained us courteously for three days. And it happened that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and dysentery. Paul went to him and prayed, and he laid his hands on him and healed him. So when this was done, the rest of those on the island who had diseases also came and were healed.
 
Paul understood and believed the command of Jesus as recorded in the Book of Mark - "They will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover." (Mark 16:18b) 
 
October 15, 2017
 
Acts 28:30 & 31 (NKJV)
 
Then Paul dwelt two whole years in his own rented house, and received all who came to him, preaching the kingdom of God and teaching the things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ Jesus with all confidence, no one forbidding him.
 
"If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes." (Mark 9:23)
 
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." (Philippians 4:13)
 
Through out his ministry Paul never questioned his mission and never doubted that Jesus was with him
 
The Book of Romans
 
October 16, 2017
 
Romans 1:1 - 6 (NKJV)
 
Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh, and declared to be the Son of God with Power according to the Spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead. Through Him we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name, among whom you also are the called of Jesus Christ.
 
You who are reading this are among the called of Jesus Christ!
 
October 17, 2017
 
Romans 1:16 & 17 (NKJV)
 
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of  God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "The just shall live by faith.'"
 
Paul understood and believed that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, gave to him and to us the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of his and our understanding being enlightened; that he and we may know what is the hope of of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places  (Ephesians 1:17 - 20)
 
October 18, 2017
 
Romans 3:23 & 24 (NKJV)
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is Christ Jesus.
 
God has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins (Colossians 1:13 & 14)
 
God made Jesus who knew no sin to be sin for us, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:21)
 
October 19, 2017
 
Romans 6:23 (NKJV)
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
 
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him  should not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16)
 
For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved - (John 3:17)
 
October 20, 2017
 
Romans 8:11 (NKJV)
But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.
 
And I (Jesus) will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever - the Spirit of truth,whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you (John 14:16 & 17)
 
Abba, Father we thank You for Your Son Jesus Christ for we can do all things in His strength and with Him by our side nothing is impossible, and we thank Your for Your Holy Spirit who resides in us and daily guides us in Your truth and tells us of things to come, may we always be attentive to the voice of Your Spirit and obedient to the direction of Your Son; it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 

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The Book of Acts
 
October 1, 2017
 
Acts 11:24 (NKJV)
For he (Barnabas) was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord.
 
Then and now our service in His kingdom remains the same - tell others about the love of Jesus
 
October 2, 2017
 
Acts 12:11 (NKJV)
And when Peter had come to himself, he said, "Now I know for certain that the Lord has sent His angel, and has delivered me from the hand of Herod and from all the expectation of the Jewish people."
 
God sent His angel to deliver Peter from harm - God is your loving Father and He will send an angel to meet your need - just ask God and believe
 
October 3, 2017
 
Acts 13:47 & 48 (NKJV)
For the Lord has commanded us:
 
" I have set you as a light to the Gentiles, that you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth."
 
Now when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of of the Lord. And as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.
 
We are reading this because the disciples of Christ were obedient to the command of Jesus
 
October 4, 2017
 
Acts 14:21& 22 (NKJV)
And when they had preached the gospel to that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, 
Iconium, and Antioch, strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and saying, "We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God."
 
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 28:19)
 
October 5, 2017
 
Acts 15:8 (NKJV)
So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged them (Gentiles) by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He did us (Jews).
 
Another Helper - the Spirit of Truth - the Holy Spirit in us
 
October 6, 2017
 
Acts 16:25 & 26 (NKJV)
But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone's chains were loosed.
 
And the keeper of the prison, awaking from sleep and seeing the prison doors open, supposing the prisoners had fled, drew his sword and was about to kill himself. (Acts 16:27)
 
October 7, 2017
 
Acts 16:28 (NKJV)
But Paul called with a loud voice, saying, "Do yourself no harm, for we are are all here." 
 
Then he (the Jailer) called for a light, ran in, and fell down trembling before Paul and Silas. And he brought them out and said, "Sirs, what must we do to be saved?"  Acts 16:29 & 30) 
 
October 8, 2017
 
Acts 16:31 (NKJV)
So they (Paul and Silas) said, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household."
 
It was then - it is now - and it always will be - For God so loved the world that He gave us Jesus (John 3:16)
 
October 9, 2017
 
Acts 17:28 (NKJV)
For in Him (Jesus) we live and move and have our being, as also some of your own poets have said, 'For we are also His offspring.'"
 
The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs - heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ (Romans 8:16 & 17)
 
October 10, 2017
 
Acts 19:4 (NKJV)
Then Paul said, "John indeed baptized with a baptism of repentance, saying to the people that they should believe on Him who would come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus."
 
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. And when Paul had laid hands of them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. (Acts 19:5 & 6)
 
Abba, Father may we daily have our minds renewed  with Your word, may our ears be receptive only to the voice of Your Holy Spirit, and may we be he/she who daily overcomes the world around us because we believe that Jesus is Your Son (1 John 5:5); it is in the name of our Lord and our Savior Christ Jesus that we rejoice and pray. Amen.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Book of Acts
 
September 21, 2017
 
Acts 1:4 & 5 (NKJV)
And being assembled together with them, He (Jesus) commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, "which," He said, "you have heard from Me; for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
 
"However, when he, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth;" (John 16:13a)
 
September 22, 2017
 
Acts 2:2 - 4 (NKJV)
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
 
"for He (Holy Spirit) will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak, and He will tell you things to come." (John 16:13b)
 
Praying in the Spirit gives you the ability to hear the Voice of your Father
 
September 23, 2017
 
Acts 2:36  & 37 (NKJV)
"Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ." Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Men and brethren, what shall we do?"
 
Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let everyone of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is to you and your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call." (Acts 2:38 & 39)
 
God is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9)
 
We are the beloved children of our Father
 
September 24, 2017
 
Acts 2:46 & 47 (NKJV)
So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.
 
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22 - 25)
 
September 25, 2017
 
Acts 3:6 - 8 (NKJV)
Then Peter said, "Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk." And he took him (the lame man) by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them - walking, leaping and praising God.
 
"Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father." (John 14:12)
 
All things are possible for those of us who believe
 
September 26, 2017
 
Acts 4:29  & 30 (NKJV)
 
"Now, Lord, look on their threats, and grant Your servants that with all boldness they may speak Your word, by stretching out Your hand to heal, and that signs and wonders may be done through the name of Your holy Servant Jesus."
 
And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness. (Acts 4:31)
 
There is power in God's Word - Be bold and be amazed
 
September 27, 2017
 
Acts 5:12 (NKJV)
And through the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were done among the people. And they were all with one accord in Solomon's Porch.
 
And believer's were increasingly added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women, so that they brought the sick out into the streets and laid them on beds and couches, that at least the shadow of Peter passing by might fall on some of them. Also a multitude gathered from the surrounding cities to Jerusalem, bringing sick people and those who were tormented  by unclean spirits, and they were all healed. (Acts 5:14 - 16)
 
The same Peter who just a short time before denied he ever knew Jesus - God our Father is both forgiving and loving
 
September 28, 2017
 
Acts 9:32 & 33 (NKJV)
Now it came to pass, as Peter went through all parts of the country, that he also came down to the saints who dwelt in Lydda. There he found a certain man named Aeneas, who had been bedridden for eight years and was paralyzed.
 
And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Christ heals you. Arise and make your bed." Then he arose immediately. So all who dwelt in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord. (Acts 9:34 & 35) 
 
Now that is an Alter Call! 
 
September 29, 2017
 
Acts 9:36 & 37 (NKJV)
At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did. But it happened in those days that she  became sick and died. When they had washed her,they laid her in an upper room.
 
And since Lydda was near Joppa, and the disciples had heard that Peter was there, they sent sent two men to him, imploring him not to delay in coming to them. Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him to the upper room. And all the widows stood by weeping, showing the tunics and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them. But Peter put them all out, and knelt down and prayed. And turning to the body he said, "Tabitha arise." And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up. Then he gave her his hand and lifted her up; and when he called the saints and widows, he presented her alive. (Acts 9:38 - 41)
 
September 30, 2017
 
Acts 10:38 (NKJV)
 
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.
 
Jesus said, "I came that you might have life, and that you might have life more abundantly; it is the devil who comes to steal your peace, kill your joy, and destroy you and all that you love." (John 10:10)
 
Abba, Father Your Word says that Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow; help us to stretch our faith, to strengthen our resolve, to be all that You have called us to be, followers of our Lord and Savior, Your Son Jesus Christ, in both spirit and in deed; it is in His glorious name that we rejoice and pray. Amen.