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A Merry Heart

Monday, October 08, 2012

Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart does good, like medicine, But a broken spirit dries the bones.



I think I'll take a little medicine this morning to cheer my heart!

Proverbs 15:13 A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, But by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

And put a smile on my face!

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Happy Monday, Sparkers!

  
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LORRAINE10141 10/10/2012 10:37AM

    *grin*

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ANHELIC 10/8/2012 11:48PM

    Thank you Avanell. Yes, we must have a cheerful heart and have faith in our Lord Jesus help us through each day.

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CIERAPOET 10/8/2012 11:02PM

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That's My Medicine!!! Last Night I Laughed So Much I KNEW It Was God Filling Me Up With His Joy. I Did Watch Something Funny But It Wasn't That Funny. Smiling And Laughing Truly Cheers A Persons Heart. Love To Laugh! Thank You Again!

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Much Love To You!
Deb
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MARYJOANNA 10/8/2012 2:32PM

  Great blog! emoticon

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GABY1948 10/8/2012 10:55AM

    I LOVE this! You gave us all some "merry heart" Thanks so much!

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You're the best!

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CANDOSUE52 10/8/2012 9:12AM

   

Happy Monday, Avanell !

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LAC936 10/8/2012 8:55AM

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A Little Light Humor

Sunday, October 07, 2012



Just finished my walk---nothing chased me!

  
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CIERAPOET 10/8/2012 11:05PM

    I emoticon ! Too Funny! Still Laughing! emoticon
Deb

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ANHELIC 10/8/2012 12:04AM

    Cute...... I love it. emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 10/7/2012 8:17PM

    I love it!! You are too funny...God bless & enjoy Sunday! Dee

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    HOw cute and GOOD for you for walking! emoticon

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ROCKETGIRL229 10/7/2012 6:57PM

    Too cute!

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RIDLEYRIDER 10/7/2012 6:57PM

  Love this one!! Love all cats! Thanks!

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The Potter And The Clay

Sunday, October 07, 2012



Jeremiah 18:1-8 The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying: “Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.” Then I went down to the potter's house, and there he was, making something at the wheel. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make. Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying: “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter?” says the LORD. “Look, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are you in My hand, O house of Israel! “The instant I speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, to pull down, and to destroy it, “if that nation against whom I have spoken turns from its evil, I will relent of the disaster that I thought to bring upon it.”

“Am I not the potter and you are the clay, Child? Will the clay question the potter about what He is doing it it's life? And yet My people have questioned Me in that way. My people have lived in prosperity without an understanding that I have given them all things richly to enjoy. They have given credit to themselves for the prosperity that comes only from Me. Am I not the One who gives you the power to get wealth? Did I not warn the Israelites to not forget Me when they entered into their Promised Land and experienced the abundance of goodness that I had provided for them? So it is with your people, My Child. They have forsaken Me for their own evil ways. I am the fountain of living water but they have hewed out cisterns of their own evil ways and have turned from Me to embrace the ways of the world. If only they would turn back to Me so they would not have to experience the calamity that awaits them. Turn back to Me, Child and I will once again pour out blessings upon your people, upon your nation. Turn to Me and allow Me to form you into a vessel of honor just as the potter forms the clay. Warn My people of the upcoming disaster and tell them to turn back to Me, the One true God. I will touch them and heal them and cause their land to once again be a light house for the hurting and the lost. Seek Me while there is still time.”

Oh Father, I pray that you will forgive us for turning from You and embracing the ways of the world. I confess our sins of idolatry, Father, in that we have worshiped the creature more than the Creator. Please forgive us, Father, and heal our land. Father, we are a nation founded upon You, upon Your godly principles. I pray that You will turn the eyes of our people back to You and cause us once again to be One nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all. Father, You have said that You hold the king's heart in Your hand like the rivers of water and You turn it whichever way You want. I ask You to turn the heart of our President to You, Lord. Cause Him to choose Your ways to lead our nation. I pray for godly leaders to be placed around Him. Leaders that will seek Your face and offer godly wisdom to Him for our nation's good. Father, I pray that You will once again reign supreme in the hearts of our people. I pray that You will forgive us for our ungodly ways and bring us back to You, Lord.



And now, father I pray that You will mold me and make me into the person that You want me to be. I pray that I might be as the clay in the potter's hand. Lord, fashion my heart to seek You and serve You according to Your will. May my life be a reflection of You as You fashion me into the image of Jesus. Cause my life to be formed into a vessel of honor that You can flow through to touch the world to further Your kingdom and to benefit them for their eternal destiny. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.

  
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SLIMLEAF 10/8/2012 12:22PM

    Amen.

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GABY1948 10/7/2012 6:12PM

    Avie, I have had a wonderful day in the Lord today. And I am glad that I saved this for the last! He does mold us and sometimes it hurts but in the end it is always BEST. I particularly loved your prayer for our country and for us! You know how near this is to my heart. I pray in total agreement with you, in Jesus' name! Thank you as always for being totally honest and true to the Word.
God Bless you! Love you. dear friend!

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SHE-LION 10/7/2012 6:10PM

    Thanks for the reminder of how I fit into it all!

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CIERAPOET 10/7/2012 6:04PM

    Happy Sunday Avie! emoticon

First I Thank God That I'm His Clay And I Desire Him To Mold Me Into ALL He Wants Me To Be! emoticon Not My Will But YOUR Will Lord Always! I Give ALL To YOU!

Thank You Avie For This Much Needed Word! I Thank You Father And Agree With Avie. We ARE One Nation Under God. I Thank You Lord That Our Land Will Turn Back To It's First Love. You Brought Us To This Land Dedicated To You By Our Fore Fathers, I Declare We Are Turning Back To You Will In This Land. Your People Are Crying Out To You In Meekness Of Heart! We Know You Love Us And I Thank You That We Have Leaders Full of Your Will, Word, Love, Joy, Peace, Holy Spirit And Anointing. They Hear YOUR Voice And The Voice Of A Stranger They Will NOT Follow! Thank YOU Father For You Work ALL Things Out For Our Good! There's NOTHING Too Hard For You ! I Believe! We Are A BLESSED Nation! In Jesus' Name! All Glory To You Father! I Thank You For Molding Avie After Your Own Will For She Has A Heart AFter YOUR Own Heart And A Heart Of Love For Your People, Thank You For Your Favor That Surrounds Her As A Shield! All Her Needs Are Met And She Has Abundance Of Everything Spirit Soul And Body, Continue To Use Her For Your Glory In Jesus' Name!
Have A Marvelous Evening!
Love You!
Deb
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EDITOR 10/7/2012 8:05AM

    (Thank you for the goodie and note yesterday). Both of us are mouthpieces for the Lord.

Influenced by the Lord, I have a potters wheel, which taught me so much about being molded in His hands. Even though I moved on from those days, I must not forget that He is the Potter and we are the clay. Now it is time to move on again. The wheel although collectible is only worth dollars although I have tried to sell it twice. That tool had taught me about use, re-use and destroying. It enhanced my life and in my business gave me lessons to teach others. One thing I did know about throwing pottery when I began was that we need to keep our eyes on the clay that was being molded. If not the pot needed to be smashed.
Oh, life lessons are so good and necessary! Let us draw on our experiences, but move on to what God teaches us next. Let us pray for our nation which was once a vessel for God to mold into His glory. Let us ask for grandeur things if they apply to us returning to Him. Let us return to letting God remould us individually and don't forget, as our leaders have, to pray for the peace of Jerusalem also.
Let's just keep our eyes on the Kingdom!





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The Eyes Of The Lord

Saturday, October 06, 2012



2 Chronicles 16:7-9 And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him: “Because you have relied on the king of Syria, and have not relied on the LORD your God, therefore the army of the king of Syria has escaped from your hand. “Were the Ethiopians and the Lubin not a huge army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet, because you relied on the LORD, He delivered them into your hand. “For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him. In this you have done foolishly; therefore from now on you shall have wars.”

“Do not trust in the ways of man. When you rely on Me, you open the channel of flow from My Spirit to you. I look for those whose hearts are loyal to Me so I can help them when they rely on Me. Relying on the world limits your ability to receive from Me. Seek Me first before going to the world. I will direct you in the way you should go. Rely on Me to lead you down the avenue that you are to walk. Did I not create all things? They are there for your disposal, but My direction leads you to the one that is beneficial for you. Seek My will before trusting yourself to worldly ways. My ways are higher than theirs and I think differently than men. I have the plan that will work for your particular situation. Do not fear, only believe!”

Father, I thank You that when we come to You and rely on You that You are there to help us! You know just what to do in each challenge of life that we face. I thank You, that when we seek Your direction, You will give it to us. You do not withhold help from Your children. Thank You for being so good to us! I pray for my friends, this morning, who may be facing what seems to be an insurmountable obstacle in their lives. Father, You know exactly what to do to bring them through to victory. I pray that they will seek You, trust You for the answer and follow Your directions as You give it. Father, I pray that they will be successful in over-coming and that they will experience the goodness of God in the land of the living. Father, reach down and meet them at their point of need. Open the windows of heaven over them and provide for the the need that they have in their lives. Show them Your glory in this their hour of need. Thank You, Father, for the victory. I thank You for giving them the answers to their questions. Thank You for showing them the way to success! To You be all the glory, honor and praise. In Jesus' name. Amen.

  
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ANHELIC 10/6/2012 10:47PM

    What an awesome lesson Avanell. Unless we lean on the Lord when we are weak or strong, He will not be there guiding us through. I am learning this daily since I have a small problem now I am dealing with. Much prayer and prayers from friends will help me through this. I know my God will see me through. God bless you Avanell. You are a real woman of God.

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BABY_GIRL69 10/6/2012 12:49PM

    Yeah yeah...this is a wonderful blog & thank you for sharing this with us!!! The pray was right on time as I am seeking direction in opening my heart to deeper prayer time with our Heavenly Father....

God bless you Avanell!! Love you much!

Dee

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EDITOR 10/6/2012 8:56AM

    I have to agree with Gaye. This is for believers. And aren't they hungry too? What I loved that His eyes run to and fro. There is nothing that escapes Him, and there should be little that escapes us because we walk in Him.

I thank the Father always, praying in the Spirit, that Christ has shown us the Way. There are so few that feed the sheep without a pricetag attached. No apologies because those that preach the Gospel should live off the Gospel. But, my, oh my, has this been twisted and turned.

There are so many that look for reward before seeking to give to others. Controversial, yes, but the prosperity gospel has ruined us, and yes, morals and lack of disciple and chastening in the Lord.

Give me someone, as you, Avanell, who will do this freely as you have been given. "Freely you have been given, freely give."

If we do not work together, despite our calling and station in life, we are opposed to one another and do not have Christ. Really love you, lady.


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GABY1948 10/6/2012 8:34AM

    Any true Believer can relate to this! One that loves the things of this world and the ways of this world needs to revaluate his/her walk with our Lord, Jesus. When worldly things are more important to us it definitely cuts off the flow from His Spirit to ours. There is nothing in this world that I want! I pray others reading your teachings each day realize the same thing this teaches, in Jesus' name.
As you have been trying to teach all along...He's coming SOON! God Bless you, Avie...love you and your teachings!

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As In The Days Of Noah

Friday, October 05, 2012



Matthew 24:37-39 “But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. “For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, “and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.”

2 Corinthians 4:3-4 But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who re perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.

2 Corinthians 5:18-21 Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has commited to us the word of reconciliation. Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as thought God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God. For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.

“As it was in the time of Noah so shall it be at the time of My return. There shall be marrying and partying and people scurrying about totally caught up in living life on their own doing what they see as normal and natural. They will be caught unaware because their focus is on themselves and not Me. Their minds are blinded to Who I am and the role I play in their salvation. The evil one has blinded their minds so they can't see the light of the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ in order to be saved. The blinders must be pulled down so they can see that they need a Savior. No on can be saved until they realize they are lost. I have made each one of My children who are born again to be My ministers of reconciliation to show the way of salvation the the lost and perishing. Some will listen and gladly receive the message of salvation that is offered to them; others will turn away just as they did when the disciples of old shared with the people of their day. This message of salvation is still the same; it hasn't lost it's power. The blood that I shed still works; it still cleanses people from their iniquity; it hasn't lost it's power. The messengers are what changes. Be diligent to share the message of hope that I offer with those who are perishing, Child. You are a light to those in the darkness. Call them into My family through the love that I have placed within you. They will know that you are Mine by the love that you show to those around you. Let them see Me shining through you and they will be drawn to the God who lives within you. Let your light so shine that they will see it and glorify Me, Your Heavenly Father. When you lift up the name of Jesus I will draw all men unto Myself. My heart is grieved over those who are lost. They have missed their day of visitation. Oh, how I long to gather them to Myself! I delay My return so they can have another opportunity to come to Me and be saved for I am not slack concerning My promise that those who come to Me and receive Me will be born into My kingdom and receive Son-ship in My family. The time is drawing near. Do not delay in sharing the way of salvation with those that I place within your sphere of influence. Do not delay in telling of My goodness so men will be drawn to repentance. I am the way, the truth and the life. No man comes unto the Father except through Me.”

Oh Father, I pray for the lost and perishing this morning. I pray, Father, that the blinders will come down off their minds so they will see what You have provided for them in the crucifixion of Your Son, Jesus Christ. I pray that they will see that they are lost without Him and they need to receive Him into their hearts to be born again. I pray, Father, that You will place people in their paths to share the love of God with them in ways that they will receive so they will have another opportunity to be saved. Father, I ask that You would not allow them to go out into eternity without You, but that You will bring them to salvation. I pray, Father, that those of us who know You will be diligent in sharing with those who need You the way of salvation. Father, cause our hearts to burn within us with the desire to be Your witnesses and the boldness to share in love with them, not condemning them for their sin, but encouraging them to receive the salvation that You offer.

Thank You, Father, for saving me. Thank You for giving me new life through the blood of Jesus Christ. Thank You for securing my salvation and receiving me into Your family. You are glorious and majestic! You are awesome and magnificent! You are the Lord God Almighty, the Creator of all mankind and the Savior of the world! To You be the glory, honor, praise and adoration! In Jesus' name I pray. Amen.



Friends, the time is growing near for Jesus to return. I pray that each one of you will search your hearts and if you do not have a relationship with Him that you will make today your day of salvation. Open your hearts to Him and ask Him to come in and save you. He wants to give you eternal life and a home in heaven when this life is over. If you have never prayed to receive Jesus into your heart please pray this prayer and sincerely mean it:

Father, I come before you recognizing that I need Jesus. I am lost and without a Savior and I know that You gave Your very own Son for me that I might have new life. I believe that Jesus is the Son of God, that He was crucified for my sin and that You raised Him to new life and He now sits at Your right hand in Heaven. I thank You, Lord Jesus, for laying down Your life for me. I ask You to come into my heart and save me from my sin. I vow to live every day of my life from this moment forward for You. I thank You, now for saving me! I confess You, Lord Jesus as my Savior and Lord. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen!

Romans 10:13 For “whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.”

  
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SLIMLEAF 10/8/2012 12:26PM

    Amen

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ANHELIC 10/5/2012 11:22PM

    Thank you Avanell. What a powerful lesson and message. it is getting close for Jesus' return and I pray that my friends who don't know Him will come to know Him. My ife has been changed since I accepted Jesus into my heart, and never to go back to my old ways. Thank you Jesus for saving me.

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PURPLEPEONY 10/5/2012 6:47PM

    What a POWERFUL Word!!!!!! Thing truly are as in the days of Noah ...but God said He would send FIRE next time!!!!!! How GREAT is our God!

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KALLIE1958AR 10/5/2012 5:10PM

    I also feel this in my Spirit as you watch and know the signs in Rev .. it is so close .. I pray nobody parishes ... I pray that They will come to know Jesus .. I cant live without him in my life .. I don't want to ... I see so many who "s saying I love him but their Fruit is not there God please touch .. It breaks my heart to see so many that think what is going on is ok .. Turning from God is not ok .. We need to Run to him .. Avie Good Blog as always ... Thank God for you keep listening to him ... love ya Betty emoticon

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EDITOR 10/5/2012 2:11PM

    I loved this one, Avanell. God is telling us not to straddle the fence. He is near!

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GABY1948 10/5/2012 10:46AM

    Avie, SO good and you are SO right, He's coming SOON...I pray that your readers have their eyes opened from all your teachings and join the Family of God! Thank You!

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TONYVAND1 10/5/2012 10:04AM

  emoticon emoticon blog. Keep pointing people to Christ The time is short.

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