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A Promise; Dwelling In Thanksfulness

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Today starts a 21-day adventure of deep heart work. Click the link below to read and follow. This adventure will be on my personal blog and linked here every day. Because to be honest, I’ll be sharing my personal heart experiences in hopes to encourage you and to help you grow spiritually. Click through and read and respond. Keep a journal as you go along.

A Promise; Dwelling In Thankfulness

Gain On Earth Is Useless

We get all worked up about having “stuff” here on Earth. In reality, we’re more than sufficient without the “stuff”.

Human nature is to tie our identity up into stuff, how we dress, our jobs, and many other things.

When something happens to that “stuff” our world comes crashing down.

Yahweh has a different way of living life. See the scripture image to read what it is.

Yahweh is our sufficiency, not stuff.

In the end, stuff is useless and is not sufficient. Only Yahweh is our sufficiency.

Happy are they that mourn for the inadequacy of self, for they shall be comforted with the sufficiency of God.
-Billy Graham

Are you comforted with the sufficiency of Yahweh? Or, do you depend on yourself and find all you’ve done to be inadequate and like chasing the wind? Comment how you’re comforted by Yahweh’s sufficiency. What does this look like for you?

Fruitfully Clothed

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We all remember the schoolyard games when we were primary school age. There were two teams. There were two captains. The captains drew straws to see who chose a team member first. We all stood there waiting to be chosen. Nobody likes to be last. There is always one or two people that are clumsy and awkward. They aren’t good with sports. They just want to be part of something. They get chosen at the very last because, well, they’re the only choice left. It happens to all of us at some point. Sometime’s even as adults.

In an Eternal sense, Yahweh has chosen you because he knows you are a good fit for His team (so to speak). There are no bad, awkward and clumsy in His eyes. He loves each of us very much and we each have a duty to fulfill in His purpose.

On Yahweh’s {team}, you need to be dressed in mercy, kindness, gentleness, and patience. Some of the fruits of the Spirit. When you have these, the rest falls into place. Yahweh’s peace, mercy, kindness, gentleness, and patience is the rules. When we follow them we show and do good to those around us. This makes life more pleasant around us. And it’s Yahweh working through us. He’s our ultimate team captain.

What does that look like for you? Comment and bless others as you bless yourselves.

{Note: Monday, 3/6/17, I’ll begin the Bible study with Suzie Eller’s 21-day adventure: Living a life of thank you. Let me know in the comments if you’ll be joining me. I’ll post my adventure over on my personal blog, A Wife’s Reflections, and I’ll be linking it here, on TDM’s blog. I’d love for you to join me.}

Christ Calls Out; Come Away With Me

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This scripture ends the sober conversation between Christ and his church. He begins by addressing her as hanging out in the gardens, the meetings, and laws of his saints. He urges her to be faithful and constant in prayers, petitions, and praises, in that he takes pleasure in.

She replies, desiring his quick arrival to take her to fully be with Him. The heavens, the high mountains of sweet spices, need to include Christ, until the moment comes, when every eye will see Him, in all the majesty of the greater world.

Faithful believers as they are watching for, so they are rushing to the coming of that day of the Lord. Let every Christian work to fulfill the responsibilities of his calling, that men will see his good works, and honor his heavenly Father. Pursue sincerely in prayer for what we desire, our thanksgivings will overflow, and our joy will be full; our souls will be improved, and our efforts prosper.

We will be empowered to look ahead to death and judgment without fear. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

What are you doing to fulfill the responsibilities of your calling? He’s calling us to come to Him. Comment your experience with Jesus Christ, our Lord. Bless others as you bless yourself.

Conquerors Through Christ

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The believers pray for the unbelievers, who before didn’t have the word of Yahweh or the measure of grace. The ones who are lead to Christ themselves must plan what they will do to prompt other unbelievers to Him. Infants in Christ are continually seen with Christians, and the health of their defenseless brothers is a matter of regular prayer with the mature believers.

If the start of this work were compared to a wall built in Him the beloved Foundation and Cornerstone, then the Christian church desires to become like a mansion for the great King, built on a firm foundation.

If the initial education of the gospel were like the building a door within the wall of a barrier, that door needs to be stable, while cased with beams of strong cedar.

She will be thoughtfully and adequately guarded, surrounded then essentially to experience no harm. The church is abounding with concern for the ones still not called. Christ says I will do all that is needed to be done for them.

Observing with whatever contentedness we must look back on the moments and seasons when we were in His eyes like the ones that earn approval.

Our hearts are our vineyards, that we need to hold onto with all consideration. To Christ, and to His love, all our results need to be fully devoted. Everyone who works for Christ works for themselves and must be an incredible conqueror from it.

Are you workers with Christ? Are you a conqueror through Christ? You benefit from it.

Comment your experience as a conqueror through Christ. I’d like to know.

Me: Check out my story here.

Delivered Out Of The Wilderness

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The Jewish church rose from the wilderness, sustained by Divine power and favor. The Christian church was built from a dejected, downcast state, by the grace of Christ depended on. Believers, by the power of grace, are delivered up from the wilderness.

A sinful state is a wilderness in which there is no true comfort; it is an unsettled, wanting state: There is no coming out of this wilderness, but trusting Christ as our Beloved, by faith; not trusting in our own understanding, neither trusting in any rightness of our own; but in the strength of Him, who is the Lord our Righteousness.

The news of the church to Christ follows, urge an everlasting position in His love, and shelter by His power. Fix me as a seal on Your heart; let me forever have a place in Your heart; let me have a mark of love on Your heart. In regard, the soul would be safeguarded, and without a judgment; but because of wrong belief, no rest is to be found.

The ones who faithfully love Christ, are suspicious of everything that would pull them from Him; particularly of themselves, or they may do anything to prompt Him to leave them.

If we love Christ, the fear of appearing insufficient of His love, or the provocations to abandon Him, will be very unpleasant to us.

No waters can satisfy Christ’s love to us, neither any floods overwhelm it. Let nothing diminish our love to Him. Neither will life and all its pleasures, tempt a believer from loving Christ.

Love of Christ will permit us to resist and give us victory over temptations from the sneers of the world, as well as from its condemnations.

Where do you stand in regards to the wilderness? Do you trust in yourself to free you; or are you trusting Christ to deliver you from the wilderness? Because only Christ can do the job. He will guard our hearts and lead us to victory!

Comment and let’s converse and pray over this.

Living a Life of Thank You

I am joining Suzie Eller in the 21 Days to Living a Life of Thank You adventure. #livefree https://ctt.ec/ehEiU+

Please join me in this adventure. Click the link to read and find out about it. It starts March 6th.

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Borrowed from Suzie’s post

Each day I’ll post on this blog my experience and challenge each of you as well.

It’s time for a change. It’s time to be more grateful.

Who’s in?