He answered, "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'" Luke 10:27

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I Stand On His Promises and His Promises Alone

Today we need to stand on the promises of God and stop trying to stand on the words of man. Whether we want to believe it or not, man can and will fail us. They may not try to fail us but it’s man’s nature (human beings both man & woman) to constantly battle the flesh and often even when we want to do right we choose wrong. Why? Well when don’t allow God to reign over every area of our lives it keeps the door open for Satan and his evil spirits to sneak right in. Have you given your whole life to God? Are you allowing Him in every area of your life? I’m not just speaking on welcoming Him in on Sunday morning. We need to welcome Him in every day, keep Him first. He should be the head not the tail. God is everything we need to make it in this world so I encourage you this morning to stand on His promises. He will never fail you like man. He will lift you up, renew your mind and keep you abiding in love when you put all your faith in Him! Have a blessed day, stay encouraged and know that God loves YOU! ❤️

Favor

There’s a lot of people who believe in luck. When they are promoted to a better job when there are several people more suited for the position, they shout about how lucky they are or when their money is acting kind a funny and someone who they may not even know helps them with a few of their bills, they speak about luck was on there side. The truth of the matter is luck had nothing to do with either of these examples. The thing society labels as luck is the favor of God acting in our lives. According to the text read in learnthebible.org, “To favor means to give special regard to; to treat with goodwill; to show exceptional kindness to someone”, with that being said, favor from a biblical stand point is the supernatural goodwill given to us from God. There’s no need to carry around a four leaf clover to get this favor. God chooses who and He chooses when to use favor in our lives. People often think favor is just for the righteous and that’s not true. Granted He does bless those who are doing His will with favor but He also blesses those who are not doing His will. Why would He do this? Well in spite of what the world may think, He loves them just as much as He loves the folks who are doing His will. He just hates the sins that they commit and He will give favor to them so that they can come to see who He is. If He supernaturally comes in with favor to someone who is lost and helps them find a job you never know they may think hard about how was this possible with little education and no experience and sooner or later they will come to realize that there is no other explanation but the favor of God acting on their behalves. Today we need to stop looking for luck and start looking for God! He will make the humanly impossible possible when we but our faith in Him! Have a blessed day, stay encouraged and know that God loves YOU! ❤️

Happiness Is In Fact A Choice

We need to learn how to take control back. So many people walk around feeling down and depressed because of their current situation. What they fail to realize is that even though they are in a storm they can be happy. You may not like what you are going through but you still can smile. You may think it’s never going to get better but it will. All you have to do is put your faith in the one who reigns over your live, our Heavenly Father.

What we need to do every morning is look in the mirror and tell ourselves that this is a new day and in this day I choose to be happy. I am content. I will speak positivity and leave negativity off my tongue.  I have everything I need and I will not let anything change my attitude… not even one word said about me or one more obstacle that may come my way. I am in complete control of my emotions. Happiness is within me and I choose to let my light shine so bright that others may see Jesus through me. Imagine if our world was full of people who practice these kinds of affirmations…what a happy, blessed world we would live in. Have a wonderful blessed day, stay encouraged and know that GOD LOVES YOU! xoxo  

 

Are You Making Time For Jesus?

In today society everything is fast paced and it seems that we have little to no time for anything. We rush to get ready for work. We rush to get breakfast cooked for the kids. We rush to get the kids to school. We rush to get to work, running in with coffee in one hand and lunch in the other. The whole time we are at work we are rushing the time by so we can get home to help with homework, do dinner & prepare the kids for bed. In all this busyness when do we have time for Jesus? Granted life is chaotic at times, but we MUST make time for our relationship with Jesus! We cannot survive this evil cruel world without Him. Without making time to talk to Jesus, constantly learning of God’s word and keeping prayer on the tips of our tongue we are defenseless against the enemy and his evil army and whenever we are defenseless it makes us vulnerable for attack. I’m not saying when you study God’s word or keep a praying tongue you won’t get attack, because you will, but if you are attacked you are equipped with the weapons that will bring you victory so I encourage you guys if you don’t have a relationship with Jesus do it now, establish one. If you don’t know how, start out with a simple prayer, “Lord I believe that you exist. I’m ready to make you my savior. Please come into my heart and help me with this journey we call life. In Jesus name AMEN”. If you say a prayer even as small as this you have taken the first step to the best thing that could happen to you, a relationship with Jesus. Have a blessed Sunday, stay encouraged and know that Jesus loves YOU!! ❤️

Prayer Changes Things

At times we have worries, debts, children who are out of control, a job that just doesn’t pay the bills etc. etc. and we try to take it upon ourselves and fix these things instead of taking these things to the alter for God to fix them. Why? Why do we do this time and time again with the same results, either it doesn’t fix the problem or it fixes the problem temporarily and it repeats itself over and over again. How many times do we have to fall and try to fix our own selves up before we realize that we have a MIGHTY God who can do all things? We have a God who is waiting to hear from us. We have a God who loves us more than ourselves. We have a God that is merciful. A God that can make a way out of no way. Why keep it to ourselves when all He wants us to do is pray about it. He wants us to first acknowledge who He is and believe in His abilities so He can help us in our walk on this earth. We need to stop cleaning up our own messes on our own and start taking these messes to the alter. Praying is easy. All you have to do is talk to God. Tell Him what’s on your mind. Here’s an example of a quick prayer in times of worry and stress:
“Father God I need your will in my life. Please mold me and shape me so that I can handle any problem that comes my way. I know I need you Lord. I’m so tired of doing things my way with the same results. My way has failed me time and time again so I give it to you because I know you’re a God that never fails. A God that knows what’s best for my life so have your way with my burden oh Lord. In Jesus name I pray Amen”
If we could pray just a simple prayer like this with a sincere heart what a wonderful life we would have! Stay encouraged, be blessed and know that God loves YOU!!

Learn To Take The Good With The Bad

In life we have to take the good with the bad. Not everybody that says “I love you” means it and not everybody who appears to be your friend is truly your friend. So never be surprised by what people do to you or do against you. Jesus was a perfect man free of sin and look what they did to him. If people could abuse, beat, spit, kick, hang and do all unimaginable things to a perfect man why would you ever believe they wouldn’t be cruel, mean, abusive and hateful to you? They will but brothers and sisters know that anything that we go through in life will never compare to the abuse Jesus endured for you and me. Always remember no weapons formed against you will prosper when you have Jesus in your life. Be blessed!! ❤

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Be Thankful

We shouldn’t get so caught up in all the bad things that have happen in our lives to see the good things that are happening right now! ❤

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