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Another Comforter

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

John 14:15-17
15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. 16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

When Jesus was teaching His disciples, He explained to them that He was soon to go away, but that another Comforter was to come in His Name and that this Comforter would abide with us forever. and in order for us to be able to receive this Comforter, we must keep His commandments. Do you notice that He said, "If you love Me, keep My commandments"? Love and obedience go hand in hand when we are truly with Christ. If we say we love Him and do not keep His commandments, then we are liars!

One of His commandments is given to us in Matt 22:37 "Jesus said to him, ""You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' . Are we following that commandment. Is the Lord first in your heart? Do you put Him before all others?. We are also told in John 13:34 "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. " Do we love one another as Christ loves us? do we forgive those who wronged us? Do we love and help those who need us? How many of Christ's commandment to we truly follow? I know that I am sometimes guilty of skipping a few. But that is the wonderful thing about Jesus. When He sent the Comforter to be with us forever, He convicts us of our sins and leads us back to the right road and back into God's will. He shows us everyday why we love Jesus and why we should continue to walk in His way and to keep His commandments. I am so thankful to be able to say that I love Jesus and that I do my best to keep His commandments and that the Holy Spirit lives in me.

Do you have the Comforter living in you today? Where is your comfort coming from? Without Christ as your Lord and Savior, you really don't have any true comfort or any real peace. Place your life in Christ and bask in His Comfort.
In Jesus Name
Amen

  
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NANCYANDRA 1/12/2011 2:38PM

    This confirms what I read as my daily reading today - Thank you

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YATMAMA 1/11/2011 9:09PM

    Most excellent, Greg. Exhorting and challenging. Thank you. Love you.

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TRUNKJUNK 1/11/2011 6:47PM

    Yes the Comforter lives within me and I try my best to keep His commands. God Bless You for sharing.

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TERI99 1/11/2011 3:33PM

    Excellent message, Greg. I must really need to hear this; it echos what I heard in Sunday school this past week. Hmmmm....
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VISUALLYRICS 1/11/2011 3:25PM

    He is my Comforter....he soothes me when the world intensifies.....He is faithful every time I run to Him

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BABY_GIRL69 1/11/2011 3:06PM

    You know Brother Greg, we like to read the latter portion of bible verses because of the promise. We need to read the entire verse in order to receive the full blessings of our Father. The Comforter has come to guide us into ALL truth. We must be open to Him always for guidance.

God bless & thanks for sharing!!

Dee

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 1/11/2011 2:39PM

    Amen

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SOOKIE 1/11/2011 2:32PM

    Great word and reminder that we are to walk in love as Christ loves us.

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DARRYLP67 1/11/2011 2:22PM

    AMEN TO THAT WONDERFUL WORD FOR TODAY I KNOW FOR ME THE HARD PART IS SHOWING LOVE FOR THEM THAT HAVE WRONG ME AND SO EASY TO LOVE THEM THAT LOVE ME BUT THE JGIST OF IT IUS gOD'S LOVE IS UNCONDITIONAL.

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Will you be ashamed

Sunday, January 02, 2011

Romans 10
9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. 10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.

With the beginning of the new year, we tend to make all kinds of resolutions and set goals for the year but for some of us, the most important goal to make has not been made. Do you know where you will spend eternity? Do you know where your soul will go after you die. Are you living in the bondage of sin and death or are you walking in the confidence that you are free!

The Bible tells us that we must believe in our hearts AND confess with our mouths that Jesus died and rose again and that He is the Son of God, then we shall be saved. Jesus came down to this earth as a man to give His life that we may have eternal life with Him and God. By the shedding of His Holy Blood are we washed and made clean from sin. And only by accepting this most precious of gifts can we ever hope to get to Heaven. Romans 10:9-11 tells us this. It is the most basic of instructions on how to be saved. It is not difficult to do. Just open up your heart and ask Jesus to come in. He is always standing at the door, waiting for you to let Him in. He will not force Himself into your life. As freely as He give His life for you, you have to just as freely accept Him. And there is no other way to be saved. The Bible also tells us:
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Act 4:12
Jesus is the only way. The One and Only way to have a relationship with our Most Holy Father God.

When we stand before God on Judgment Day, we you stand in the confidence that you will be welcomed bu God the Father or will you be ashamed that you never accepted His Son as your Lord and Savior? The choice is yours.

Please feel free to to contact me if you have any questions about salvation and I will do my best by the Grace of God to answer them.
In Jesus Name
Amen

  
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BOBBIENORTHERN 1/7/2011 1:32PM

    This beautiful Spirit filled and God inspired blog of yours brought tears to my eyes because of the very essence of truth that you have brought forth out of love and grace, thank you so much for opening your heart and sharing. I just so appreciate your comment on my blog. Let us celebrate our health which we get from the word of God by resting this weekend in His peace and love and grace.

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GODZDESIGN95 1/4/2011 2:16PM

    Great will your reward be on that day for being such a bold witness for Christ. I am not ashamed! be blessed.

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DREMARGRL 1/4/2011 1:28PM

    " and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. "

By sharing yourself...your love for God and man, woman and child, you are sharing the truth of your existence....Thank you, Greg, for being such a beautiful friend.

From my heart,
MaryAnn
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BIGDAD1211 1/4/2011 1:14PM

    Don't mind at all!! Praise the Lord and I pray that his heart is softened by our Father to receive the message.
In Jesus Name

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ABALIGAD 1/4/2011 1:10PM

    What an AWESOME God we serve, and what an awesome message you wrote! I hope you don't mind, but I'm going to send this to a friend who has been on my heart for years to bring to Christ. He's been to our Bible study once (praise God!) and a few times to church and says "he's close". emoticon

Thank you for helping bring him closer!!


God bless always,
Allyson

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CHARMIN944 1/4/2011 3:05AM

    God is so awesome! He's really using you, through this medium, to share the Good News. I pray that non-believers accept Christ through your blogs. - Susan

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YATMAMA 1/3/2011 11:10PM

    What a marvelous message, Greg. And I just love the new profile image. You'll have to send me that one so I can make it your ID in my phone. Miss you bunches and love you much, much.

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RSSSLHB 1/3/2011 8:54AM

    emoticonBrother Greg, God bless for posting this emoticon emoticon emoticonRoland

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RITAROSE 1/3/2011 7:16AM

  Thank you Greg for your good word! I love your blogs and how you get me to think on the important things of the gospel! Happy new year to you and yours! May we all glorify our Lord Jesus with our mouthes and the actions of our lives in 2011 and always! God bless you and your mighty ministry! Hugs, Ritarose

BTW, your profile pic is great!

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TERRIJ7 1/3/2011 2:43AM

    God bless you! Wonderful blog!

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PAHOLMES39 1/3/2011 12:19AM

    I hope many people will read your message, We must never be ashamed of the gospel, and must never be afraid to share it.

Being saved is a wonderful thing. God's desire is that none should perish---and we need to pray for those who are still in darkness.


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KMICHA 1/2/2011 10:26PM

    Great blog!! thanks for sharing those truths. I pray that hearts will be touched by the words you shared. I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ! emoticon

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ANGELCOWBOY1 1/2/2011 9:52PM

    Never ashamed! Thanks for a great blog. May many souls be reached!

Blessings to you and yours, always.

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WILLMAKEGOAL 1/2/2011 6:33PM

    I am not ashamed. Jesus is my Load and Savior. Great blog entry, Thank you.

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IUHRYTR 1/2/2011 5:56PM

    Your messages are always so insightful and encouraging. Thank you, Greg. -- Lou

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    A mighty Word! Thanks for sharing... I am not ashamed. emoticon

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VISUALLYRICS 1/2/2011 5:36PM

    Never ashamed, brother Greg!
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God Bless! ~ Laura

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 1/2/2011 4:51PM

    Excellent blog. I pray that those that are lost will find your blog and that seeds will be planted and souls saved.

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POPOF4 1/2/2011 4:11PM

    You just shared the greatest gift of all. God bless you and your family.

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ESHTEMOA 1/2/2011 3:55PM

    This is so very true brother.
Stay blessed!
Roz.

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Do you diligently seek him?

Monday, October 04, 2010

Hebrews 11:6
But without FAITH it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

You know sometimes it is very difficult to have faith when we are going through rough times. Sometimes the cares and worries of the old world can beat us down a bit and cause us to lose hope in the fact that everything will be ok.

But as children of God, we have a Father who looks after His children. We know that He is with us at all times and in all things He leads us. And that keeps us focused and steady when times get rough.

And how do we know that God is always with us and that He will guide our lives according to His prefect Will? We know by Faith! Faith that He will do all that he promises us He will do. Faith that He is All Mighty God and that there is nothing impossible for Him. Faith that He loves us so much that He sent His Only Son down to this earth to die for our sins and to cleanse us so that we could be blessed to know of His grace and mercy. But you know something? The faith we have in God is not of our own making. That's right. The Bible tells us that faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God (Romans 10:17) We could not have the faith needed to please God if we didn't read and study His Word to know of all the wonderful promises and blessings that our Father has in store for us. It is by knowing God's Word and digging deeper in it that we become stronger in our faith. And when we "diligently seek him" through the Bible, we please God, because He knows that we are doing our best to get to know Him better and by doing that we show how much we love and trust in our Father.

So, do you diligently seek God? Is your faith made stronger because you seek Him out through His Word? Are you pleasing your Father? I Know I am doing my best. How about you saints?
In Jesus Name
Amen

  
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HOLLYROSE333 12/30/2010 9:30AM

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TATTER3 12/17/2010 11:52AM

    I have been to church!!! This is similar to a message I heard on the way to work this morning....it's one thing to 'diligently seek' a relationship with the Lord and another thing to put him on hold until we need Him. Thank you for your service and always positive words. I appreciate you.

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HUZZAH39 12/8/2010 2:54PM

    Great message, Greg!! I want to please the Father in everything I think, say, and do. Sometimes I find myself asking God like Paul did: Why do I do the things I don't want to do? Why don't I do the things I should do? Oh, but for the grace of God!!!!! I think this shows how human I am and how I so much need Him. Faith is the substance of that which is yet unseen.
Let's keep encouraging one another in the faith!!!!

Your Sis, Christine

P.S. I want to encourage you to write more blogs!!!!!!!

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JAMIEMOE1 12/7/2010 3:56PM

    Thank you for sharing from your heart and from the heart of the Father God. His word is so precious and powerful. It is what strengthens mans heart. "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God." Mathew 4:4
Blessings, Sister Jamie

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HALLALUYAH 11/21/2010 3:54PM

    Hallelujah!!!!!!! I love talking about our God.....you know what BigBad? Whenever I pray for something, I open the door for God to answer my prayer with my FAITH....... and then I lodge my foot in it and hold it open with Patience!!!! It is in God's timing that it manifest.

Jesus said to "Ask and you shall receive".....as long a we are abiding in his word and looking to his word for the answer/guidance, you can't go wrong.

To answer blog question....."Yes Sir, I do diligently seek God" I can tell that you are a Man of God my friend, full of Wisdom and Insight..... Keep lighting that Spark my friend and may the you continue to spread God's word.
Love,Luyah







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RHONDAGIRL2 10/30/2010 12:46PM

  Thank you, Your message was emoticon

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YAHWEHCHILE 10/25/2010 7:13PM

    Right On!!!

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 10/23/2010 3:55PM

    The only thing that we can do is to be receptive t the Holy Spirit and allow it to work within us.

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TODAYIAM 10/21/2010 10:22PM

    WOW... Thank you! That was very encouraging and nice to see!

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LEROYJL 10/20/2010 4:19PM

  ENCOURAGING WORDS IS WHAT WE NEED. emoticonAND GOD BLESS!

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KARENATLINCOLN 10/20/2010 12:08PM

  So encouraging - thank you

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HUNNNYBEE 10/20/2010 6:43AM

    So true! Thank you for your words of wisdom!
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"I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help." Psalm 121:1

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IUHRYTR 10/8/2010 8:36PM

    Your messages are always inspiring and thought provoking. Thank you for taking the time to prepare them for us. -- Lou

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RITAROSE 10/5/2010 3:10AM

  Greg,
thank you for this wonderful post. I'm going to meditate on it as I try to get back to sleep. It's better than trying to count sheep! emoticon

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DEBBIE_C 10/4/2010 11:52PM

    emoticon Awesome word! Thanks...

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CBEVNOW 10/4/2010 10:49PM

    I am trying Greg.A great message and reminder to do more then God expects of us.Thank you again for this great message.
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HONEYBEAR06 10/4/2010 9:58PM

    Amen!!!

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LAURIES_PLACE 10/4/2010 9:42PM

  I cry out to Him, but do not yet seek Him as I should. Will I ever get to that place?

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VISUALLYRICS 10/4/2010 9:09PM

    Yes, Brother!
I have eyes to see the Lord's han,d and an expecting heart to 'look for' Him to show up in my life....and better yet....I look for Him to 'Show Off'!!! LOL!!
He has a tender sense of humor, and I love how our relationship deepens.....His purpose in my life, I can trust to Him the outcome.....by Faith in the Son of God, I live every day with intention. I am resolved that He will have my Best! ....nothing less will do. emoticon

May He lift up your head and refresh your spirit with His empowering Fire!

He reigns!! ~ Laura

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YATMAMA 10/4/2010 9:06PM

    I am striving in that direction, as well, sweet brother. Thank you for a wonderful message!

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EIREOWEN09 10/4/2010 8:46PM

    emoticon This is truly awesome!! Thank you so much for posting this!! It's really made my day :)

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JOYSONG50 10/4/2010 8:04PM

    Doing my best. Thank you for sharing these wonderful words of encouragement.
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CARRIEANNE1027 10/4/2010 8:00PM

    Amen! His love, His word, His promises are one of the few constants in my life!

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FERGSGIRL2 10/4/2010 7:58PM

    Definitely awesome and so needed today! Loved this blog, and appreciate you for sharing the WORD. Whenever I feel like there is a hungering and a thirst for something other than food, I go to God's word, for I know that is what I am needing to fill the void. Blessings Big Brother, and thank you for blessing us.
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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/4/2010 7:54PM

    Amen His word is the one true and unchangeable thing in this crazy world. Thanks so much for this uplifting blog.

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NORTHWOODSMOM8 10/4/2010 7:50PM

    OH, GREG! It's the desire of my heart--that's for sure! I fall short, but THE LORD of grace and glory brushes me off and away we go again! THANK YOU for your exhortation, dear brother!!!!!

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TRUNKJUNK 10/4/2010 7:49PM

    I love the WORD that God gives you to share with others. I'm always blessed. Be blessed my brother.

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    Beautiful words from the Bible and your heart. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Weekly Wisdom for the week of September 20, 2010

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Just a little wisdom I got in my email every week. Thought I would share since it hits home to me. Enjoy.

Weekly Wisdom for the week of September 20, 2010

Anything you have to hide to do is probably something you shouldn't be doing at all.

It can be difficult to find people of integrity, because so many people make mediocre compromises. At work, such people take every shortcut possible in order to finish the task as quickly as possible, even though they do a terrible job in the process. At school, mediocre people copy homework from friends and copy essays from the Internet just in order to avoid work while hoping to get a good grade, even though they're cheating and don't learn the material.

Unfortunately, many of the people who lack integrity are Christians. Yet, this is clearly not how God wants us to live. He desires that we be people of integrity.

Integrity means doing what is right when no one is looking, and it means going the extra mile, knowing that God sees everything and that what he sees in secret he will reward in the open (Matthew 6:4,6,18). Jesus told his disciples, "What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs" (Luke 12:3).

Whatever you do now, even if it is hidden from others, will be brought out into the open and made public. If you are wondering whether or not to do something, consider whether or not you'd be willing to do it in front of your boss, your teacher, your parents, or your pastor. If you have to hide what you're doing to feel comfortable, then there's a good chance you shouldn't be doing it at all.

  
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HALLALUYAH 11/21/2010 3:57PM

    "I know that's right, Bigbad"
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SIMPLE_TAILOR 10/14/2010 3:19PM

    That is a good measuring stick. Thanks for sharing.

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IUHRYTR 10/2/2010 12:04AM

    A wise bit of advice I was given many years ago was to act as my parents or my boss was watching me. That perspective leads us to do what is right. When we expand that advice to act as if God is beside us, doing the right thing becomes more vital. Always appreciate your messages Greg. Thank you. -- Lou

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ANGELCOWBOY1 9/30/2010 8:04PM

    Awesome blog! Thank you1

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URGETTINTHIN 9/28/2010 2:48PM

    Oh so true, and I am guilty. Confession is good for the soul but not the reputation. And my soul is what's at stake. Thanks and God Bless you and the family. JR

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RITAROSE 9/28/2010 8:56AM

  Dear Greg,
Your wisdom is something to really consider as we live our lives as Christians. Others are watching to see what sets us apart and when we are not a people of integrity it looks bad on our Savior. I pray to be a worthy representative of the Lord! Thanks so much for giving me this to consider and pray about today!
Have a super week!! Rita

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SIGLED 9/27/2010 10:02AM

    Good wisdom for sure.

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YATMAMA 9/27/2010 9:57AM

    Awesome post, Greg. A real winner. Lord, help us to be people of integrity!

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LEGALSEC20 9/27/2010 8:05AM

    Awesome post!! God's many blessings and grace to you.

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POPOF4 9/27/2010 5:59AM

    Great blog Greg. We all should be called to do a little self examination in all aspects of our lives to see if we are indeed acting as men and women of integrity.

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KLASSIE 9/26/2010 11:48PM

    Greg, there is a lot of wisdom here and I thank you for sharing. A thought crossed my mind. I remember singing a hymn with a verse "they'll know we are Christians by our love" and I wondered if the time is coming when we have to make the distinction between I am a Christian and I worship in the Christian tradition. Sometimes Christianity becomes the default and not necessarily the practice. Just a thought inspired by your blog. Hope you have a blessed week.

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    emoticon Awesome word! Thanks.

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JOYSONG50 9/26/2010 10:38PM

    This is great. Thanks for sharing with us.

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PEPPERLEAH 9/26/2010 10:24PM

    Oh, how true! Words of wisdom for sure! I would like to make a sign with those words on it; Anything you have to hide to do is probably something you shouldn't be doing at all, and post it in my office. While I know my boss wouldn't allow it, it is a saying that I am going to use often.

Thank you for this wonderful blog!

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FEVANS 9/26/2010 10:18PM

    Thanks for sharing , it is always good to read your blog. God Bless You


Felicia

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VISUALLYRICS 9/26/2010 9:53PM

    Brother Greg!
What a wonderful blog! Integrity is so important....I pray you have an empowered week in the Lord, praising Him loudly, and unashamedly as you walk after His Spirit! He is crazy about you and longs to show off to you this week! LOL! =)

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LESSALLOVER1 9/26/2010 9:19PM

    Thank you for sharing.

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BABY_GIRL69 9/26/2010 9:04PM

    Thank you for sharing Brother Greg!! God bless & enjoy this week! Dee

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SPARKROZ 9/26/2010 8:59PM

    GREAT POST!!!!

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TRUNKJUNK 9/26/2010 8:24PM

    So very very true.

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James 1:13-15

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

13Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. 14But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. 15Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.

For those of us who know God as our Father and Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, we know we are protected, covered and saved by the Blood of the Lamb. All of our sins have been washed away and we are now as white as snow in the eyes of God. But that does not mean that we are free from temptation! Oh no! As a matter of fact, we are expected to be under a greater attack than those who are not saved because satan is the accuser of the children of God and he gets no greater pleasure than to trip one of us up and go to the Father and say "See, I told you so!"

And when, not if, satan comes to tempt you, you have to fall back on the many weapons of warfare that God has given us. Just read Ephesians 6:10-18 to learn about the Armor that God has supplied for His children. If we use this Armor, we can and will defeat the schemes of the enemy! But as with any weapon or tool, it is useless unless you pick it up and use it! And sometimes when we give in to our lusts and desires, we tend to put down our weapons. We can not embrace both our lusts and our weapons, so we drop our weapons of salvation and and embrace our lusts! And when we do that, nothing can come of it but death!
And we can't put the blame on our righteous God because He warned us and give us the weapons in which to battle the temptation! People sometimes cry out, "Why have You let this happen to me God?" But our God hates evil and sin and would never use it to tempt us! It is when we turn away from God and run to the devil that all of our sins catch up to us.

So my point of this blog is to remind my brothers and sisters in Christ and for those who may not know Jesus yet, that any temptations that you may be going through now, ANY temptations, can be resisted if you can our heart and mind on Christ Jesus and trust in every word He says! Wear the Armor of God with faith and confidence and believe that what God says is true. Submit to God and Resist the devil and he will flee from you. (James 4:7) . We will go through temptations, believe me, I am no different than you. Jesus tells us in Luke 17:1 :"Then He said to the disciples, "It is impossible that no offenses should come, but woe to him through whom they do come!" But when they do come, remember who your Father is and all that He has given you to fight in His Name and Power!

And on a closing note, if as a child of God you do fall into sin, remember 1John 1:9."If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."
Thank you for taking time to read this.
In Jesus Name
Amen

  
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FERGSGIRL2 10/4/2010 8:00PM

    A fit word for a fit time! thanks for uplifting, encouraging and empowering God's people, Greg.

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GRANNYSAN 9/25/2010 3:21PM

    Very nice blog. I really needed to read this today. I joined SF in Feb this year and was doing really good. It was slow going but at least the lbs were moving off in the right direction. I have fell off my wagon and jumped out of the ring for various reasons & stresses of life. But I'm getting it back together and I appreciate the encouraging blog to help me along. God Bless !! And keep me in your prayers ... emoticon

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GODZDESIGN95 9/8/2010 12:09PM

    Whew glory we do have the victory I need to keep this near by when Ole slu food comes Ephesians 6:10-18 . Be blessed this wednesday!!

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HALLALUYAH 9/1/2010 5:59PM

    Hallalujia my brother.....I checked out your photos.....looks like such a blessed family you have. Isn't God good to us?.....Keep lightin that Spark my friend.
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MARYBERT 8/24/2010 12:10PM

    Thanks for the wonderful post. The passage "Submit to God and resist the devil and he will flee from you". Could I make this interpretation: -- that everything I can't do or think I can't do is only the devil keeping me down, and in bondage?, and that if every time I even think I can't not eat those chips etc., or can't finish my housework, that I can stop and say God says I can?...

If this is so...it's a lightning bolt to me...lol...
God bless...

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TATTER3 8/23/2010 2:19PM

    Every time I stop by to see what you've been up to I am so blessed! I appreciate you. My God makes all things new and restores what the locust has eaten. Be blessed and hold on to that unseen hand!!!

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EWEINHISPASTURE 8/17/2010 12:43PM

    AMEN, Brother Greg!

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BABY_GIRL69 8/13/2010 3:22PM

    Hallelujah!! So true Brother Greg, thank you for sharing this with us. . .God bless you & yours always, Dee

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STILLSLIM 8/13/2010 1:14PM

    Yes, yes, yes. This was a good Word. I reminded me that this how I should answer all of my problems, with the Word of God. Thank you.

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YATMAMA 8/12/2010 6:05PM

    Awesome message, Daddy, filled with truth and hope. It really IS all about Him and not about US. Great job of letting the word flourish in your life. It's a beauty to behold. Love you plenty, plenty.

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RITAROSE 8/12/2010 8:31AM

  I love those verses, thanks for the reminder to not be shocked or discouraged when those temptations and trials come because as believers know from experience, they will come!

Greg, how are you these days? How is your weight loss journey going? I hope all is well on your front!

My DH and I are happy that our son got married last Saturday, all the kids were here and now we still have our younger daughter, her husband and sweet almost 1 year old daughter with us for a few more days. SWEET!

Have a great day!!

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FERGSGIRL2 8/11/2010 11:49PM

    Thanks Greg for such a powerful post! I love the book of James--so practical! Blessings to you and continue to use the gift!

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JULIEFRANCES112 8/11/2010 8:36PM

    Thank you for the post. So powerful and so true. emoticon emoticon

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VISUALLYRICS 8/11/2010 6:00PM

    {{{Awesome Blog, Greg!! }}}
Such encouraging words of Truth!

Thank you ~ Laura

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TRUNKJUNK 8/11/2010 3:36PM

    emoticon Blog, thanks for this word. We have VBS coming up next week and that our theme. Putting on the whole armor of God.

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URSULA125 8/11/2010 3:01PM

    Isn't that the truth!!!! Thank you, I needed this reminder.

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BOBBIJO201 8/11/2010 2:45PM

    Thank you for the reminder. I love the book of James. emoticon

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IUHRYTR 8/11/2010 2:00PM

    Thank you, Greg. You have a special way of speaking to our hearts and opening our eyes to ways to overcome tribulations and it is greatly appreciated. Be well. -- Lou

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DEBBIE_C 8/11/2010 1:47PM

    emoticon What a Word! Thanks for letting the Father use you.

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JEWELS571 8/11/2010 1:30PM

    Thanks!!

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SOOKIE 8/11/2010 12:59PM

    Amen ... Thank for this post Bro Greg!



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WALEB1002 8/11/2010 12:48PM

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