This is The Gift of God

As for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, and given him power to eat of it, to receive his heritage and rejoice in his labor —this is the gift of God.

For he will not dwell unduly on the days of his life, because God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart.

Ecclesiastes 5:19, 20

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Bring Relief When Disaster Hits Home

Build Jerusalem

He is rebuilding Jerusalem and bringing back the exiles.” (Psalm 147:2 (TLB)

“Behold, we heard of it in Ephrathah,
We found it in the field of Jaar.
Let us go into His dwelling place;
Let us worship at His footstool.
Arise, O Lord, to Your resting place,
You and the ark of Your strength.
Let Your priests be clothed with righteousness,
And let Your godly ones sing for joy.”

Psalm 132:6-9 (NASB)

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Leaping

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Acts 3:8, “So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them – walking, leaping and praising God.”

This word jumped out at me, whenever I read them last week.

Psalm 18:29, “For by You I can run against a troop, by my God I can leap over a wall.”

Your truth Lord, Your love, Your power, many miracles everyday, O Lord.  God, You want to do the impossible again.

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Intrinsic Value

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You are worth all the water to water your garden, because God loves you.

You are worth brand new clothes, because God is for you everyday, not just your birthday or Christmas.

A recent TBN segment; ministers’ belief that all persons have intrinsic value solely based on their worth being a creation of God.

“What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying? 13 And if he should find it, assuredly, I say to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray.”

Matthew 18:12-13

“I say to you that likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.

“Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Luke 15:7, 10

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Google search for intrinsic value about people: gave this article by Melinda Penner, 08/25/2017; https://www.str.org/w/intrinsic-human-value-is-the-same-for-all-and-can-never-be-lost

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Exceedingly Abundant

“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.”

Ephesians 3:20-21

“You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

Psalm 16:11

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Home Free

Hebrews 2:14-15, “Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.”

Thank You Jesus!

“And they sang a new song, saying:

“You are worthy to take the scroll,
And to open its seals;
For You were slain,
And have redeemed us to God by Your blood
Out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation,”

Revelation 5:9

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What’s Your Definition of Love?

…2 Young men jokingly confronted me on a sidewalk one night

  • God keeps no record of wrongs
  • God doesn’t rejoice in iniquity
  • But rejoices in the truth
  • God is patient
  • God is kind (1 Corinthians 13)

A friend sold his house and beloved orchard to buy a new home in a new state to begin his and his second wife’s new life.

Heard upon waking in my spirit last month: “To Make You Feel My Love” sung by Garth Brooks

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.”                      1 John 4:18

 

Sufferings

“Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.”                                  1 Peter 4:12-13

Beautiful song, prayer with scripture from City Harvest Church, Singapore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CtugyJHPgg.    “Oh, the Glory of Your Presence” (God gave me tangible answer to prayer once after praising Him with this song)

Derek Prince said of Father God: Some things only come about by suffering…He’s interested in His sharing His sufferings with us

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  • Reference Daniel 3:13-25
  • (this is an unintentionally funny titled blog to publish on Valentines Day :\)