Written on Feb, 08, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

17 Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. James 1:17 Not too long ago, I wrote about God not tempting us. Today, I want to touch on this Scripture about God giving us good gifts. God is …

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19 Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. 20 Human anger does not produce the righteousness God desires. 21 So get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls.” James …

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Have you ever wondered what God loves the most? Or what He considers His most prized possession? We know that His Word says He doesn’t show favoritism, and that’s a good thing. But what does He favor? 18 He chose to give birth to us by giving us His true word. And we, out of all creation, became His prized possession. …

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Have you ever heard someone say, “The devil made me do it.”? That’s an easy way to try to get out of messing up. Truth be told, some people actually think GOD tempts us to sin. Check out what James had to say about that: 12 God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown …

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The book of James has so much wisdom! I think I’m going to break down the first chapter in different blog posts. I wrote these during my fast from media. Here is the first Scripture that jumped out at me. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of …

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Psalm 24:9 Jewish Bible, “Taste and see how good the LORD is; happy is the man who takes refuge in Him!” First of all, yep, I know that’s verse 9, not 8, but that’s how it’s listed in my Jewish Bible. Second of all… I’M BAAAACKKK! Did you miss me? LOL 6 days of NO media proved to be very …

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Written on Jan, 18, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

“Walk in obedience to all that the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess.” Deuteronomy 5:33 Dictionary.com defines Obey like this: 1.to comply with or follow the commands, restrictions, wishes, o rinstructions of: to obey one’s parents. 2.to comply with or follow (a command, restriction, wish, instruction,etc.). 3.(of things) to respond conformably in action to: The car obeyed the slightest touch of the steering wheel. 4.to submit or conform in action to (some guiding principle, impulse,one’s conscience, etc.). verb (used without object)   to be obedient :to agree to obey. I have had a couple of conversations recently about how some people …

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29 One day when Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau arrived home from the wilderness exhausted and hungry. 30 Esau said to Jacob, “I’m starved! Give me some of that red stew!” (This is how Esau got his other name, Edom, which means “red.”) 31 “All right,” Jacob replied, “but trade me your rights as the firstborn son.” 32 “Look, I’m dying of starvation!” said …

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19 For I know that as you pray for me and the Spirit of Jesus Christ helps me, this will lead to my deliverance. Paul, in Philippians 1:19 Shane Willard was at my church over the weekend. This was his 7th year joining us. I absolutely LOVE his teachings. He learned under someone with Rabbi training. So, he knows a lot …

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Written on Jan, 06, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

I can’t explain enough about my excitement over this Jewish Bible! I keep coming across Scriptures that we all know and love, and seeing how it’s actually written in the Jewish Bible. Today, I thought I would share a few with you all. Jeremiah 29: 11-14 NLT  11 For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are …

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