Butterflies and new beginnings
I really like butterflies! To me, they speak of new life, of new beginnings.
I thank God that He always lets us 'start over'. No matter how bad it was or how bad it is
He allows us to start over. When we come to Him He doesn't turn us away! He always has time for us! I'm still learning about the depth of His love for us ! His Word says that His mercies are
new every morning! Each day we get a new batch of mercies from the God of the Universe!
He is our strength, He is our shield, He is our all in all! He has to be our all in all or we would never make it much less be victorious in this life. He is our victory.
He has made the way for us and the answers are always in His Word. He didn't leave any area of our lives not talked about in His Word. He cares very much about what we're about and what we go
through. take note "going THROUGH!" He takes us to the other side -to the victory side -when we lean all of our weight upon Him and cast all of our cares upon Him because He cares for us!!!! The God
of the Universe cares for us! Draw strength from Him. Be strong in the LORD and in the power of His might! He will never never leave us nor forsake us, and He's not a man that He should lie. God
never lies and His love never fails! until next time..Be blessed and know that you are on His mind and that you are highly favored of God. If you're born again into the Kingdom of God then you are
His child and you are highly favored of Him!!! Amen!
As a young girl I received Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior
and I can say that my life has never been the same!
Over the years as I have grown in the things of God
I have greatly desired to share them with others.
I will use this page as a venue to help others to grow spiritually as well.
In the Quiet....
IT IS IN QUIET OBEDIENCE
that we follow His footsteps.....
IT IS IN QUIET REFLECTION
that we hear His voice.....
IT IS IN QUIET ASSURANCE
that we find His rest,,,,,
IT IS IN QUIET TRUST
that we find His strength ♥
The Secret Place of the Most High God - scriptures
Ps 18:11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.
Ps 81:7 Thou calledst in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder: I proved thee at the waters of
Ps 91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
Isa 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD speak
righteousness, I declare things that are right.
Lu 11:33 No man, when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither under a bushel, but on a candlestick, that they which
come in may see the light.
The Pavilion- scriptures
2Sa 22:12-14 And he made darkness pavilions round about him, dark waters, and thick clouds of the skies. Through the brightness before
him were coals of fire kindled. The LORD thundered from heaven, and the most High uttered his voice.
Ps 18:11-12 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies. At the
brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire. The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.
Ps 27:4-6 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his
temple. For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock. And now shall mine head be lifted up above
mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
Ps 31:19-21 Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust
in thee before the sons of men! Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. Blessed be the LORD:
for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.
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Selflessness Has Rewards - by Jean L. Tierney
Do you find it hard to believe that selflessness has rewards? I will show you through God's Word that selflessness not only has rewards, but It is the will of God in your life. You will find through
this teaching.. that when you totally surrender your life to your Father God, you will want to live a life of selflessness, by the power of His Holy Spirit. Then you will receive those rewards that
only He can give to you.
#1. The opposite of “self consciousness” is “God consciousness”.
Our life isn't really our own, we've been bought with a price.
A. 1Co 6:20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.
#2. When we obey His commandments by laying down our life, we receive His joy.
A. John 15:9-14
9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my
love. 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain
in you, and that your joy might be full. 12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
#3. In order for there to be a resurrection, there must first be a death.
A. Phil 3:8-11
8 Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may
9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: 10 That I may know him, and
the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; 11 If by any means I might attain unto the resurrection of the dead.
B. 1 Cor.15:31 I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I die daily.
C. John 12:24 -25
Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. 25 He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he
that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
D. 1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
#4. Be willing to let your life 'be' an offering unto God.
A. Eph. 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savour.
#5. Remember the heart motive is to please the Father and He will honor us.
A. Phil 2:13 For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
B. John 12:26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honour.
These are just a few scriptures of many that would help you to understand the importance of selflessness in our lives, and the rewards that are there for us when we're obedient to His Word.
I challenge you to let go of yourself, your life as you know it, and all that threatens to cause you to be caught up in looking out for yourself. I tell you to just let it go, and lay it all down at
the feet of Jesus.
Call To Action:
Now, if you're serious about your walk with the Lord. Serious enough to be willing to lay down your life, to totally surrender your life, goals, dreams, people, places, and things in order to win a
more intimate walk with your Father God....
I encourage you to take time now and “do business” with God. If you need someone to pray with you along these lines. I encourage you to call your Christian mentor, or
your Christian pastor