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A Thursday Morning Prayer and Message!

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Greetings Everyone! Again, thank you for your kind responses and comments.

"Loving Father, Awesome God, what a joy it is to come into your presence everyday, and know that you listen to our prayers and answer them. Thank you, Father! Teach us this morning how to manage conflicts your way. Help us to be frank with you always, to depend on you, to live at peace with everyone, to not seek revenge but rather to leave room for your wrath when we bring our conflicts before you. Be our Rock and our Fortress in our hour of need. Forgive us as we forgive others. Deliver us from the hands of the wicked and evil. Teach us to build our hope on Jesus' blood and righteousness. And enable us to bless and not curse others. This we pray in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen!"

As we read Prov 6:1-3, we learn that we can be freed from traps and snares of the wicked, and from fallen and folly caused by our own mouths. How do we free ourselves from these conflicts in which we sometimes find ourselves? The Bible teaches us to first humble ourselves. When we humble ourselves before God, he will lift us up and deliver us from our folly and foolishness. He will take care of conflicts, if we allow him to do it his way. Let's heed the warning against idleness and foolishness therefore, and turn our conflicts over to Him Who is above all things. May God bless each of you with his wisdon today. In His Love, Vic.

  
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PLAYBLUES22 11/4/2010 1:38PM

    Thank you Sweetie for always encouraged me to grow in the Lord. If not for your leadership role in our team my life I may not be where I am today. I consider myself very lucky to have someone like you who gives his life and time in such a generous way.

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PHYL220 11/4/2010 12:23PM

    Amen

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4MYTWOKIDS 11/4/2010 11:35AM

    Amen. Great post!

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TANJERM 11/4/2010 11:25AM

    Amen, I need this today thanks.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 11/4/2010 11:24AM

    Amen

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KITTYF54 11/4/2010 11:21AM

    good points, thanks. I have a terrible time with laziness and God calls that foolishness.

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A Wednesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Aloha Everyone! Thank you for your responses and welcoming back.

"Gracious Father, Loving God, we come before you this morning with a humble spirit and a grateful heart; thanking you father for your grace, your love and your mercy. This morning we seek an awaking soul. Silence the noises of empty distractions, deafen the ears to ambitions and fears, mute the soul-numbing voices of disappointment and pain, and awaken our whole being to your Loving presence. How wonderful it would be if we could be wide awake spiritually all the time. Awaken our spirit by your word so we may respond in unrestrained joy and worship You in Spirit and in Truth. Let your Word be the word we need to hear today, speak our name, captivate us with your loving presence, ignite within us a holy vibrancy, and open to us an abundance of God-filled, deeply refreshing, wide awake life. This we pray and ask in Jesus' precious name, Amen!"

What else can we be freed from by Jesus? Read Ps 146:5-9. David was freed from being a prisoner, and so can we. Have you ever been "Wanted Dead or Alive"? I Have! While serving in Vietnan, the Vietcon had issued a poster "Wanted Dead or Alive" on me. They offered 25,000 Piasters for my head but God delivered me. What has God freed us to do? He has freed us to uphold good causes, to feed the hungry, to give sight to the blind, to lift up the bowed down, to watch over others, to sustain the fatherless and widows, and to frustrate the the way of the wicked. How can we accomplish this? We can do all these things when we are in Christ and have an awaken spirit. Jesus said in Matt 25:40, "...Inasmuch as you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me". Have you been freed yet to do these things? This is something to think about! May God bless each of you today with a spiritual awakening! God Bless, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 11/3/2010 10:34PM

    Amen!

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HMOONLIGHT 11/3/2010 11:38AM

    Thank you for waking me up!

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SVELTEWARRIOR 11/3/2010 9:21AM

    Beautiful!!! Thank you for posting it. I have missed your posts.

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FLIGGACHICA 11/3/2010 9:21AM

    amazing! emoticon

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A Tuesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Gooooooooooood Morning Everyone! We had a GREAT Vacation and we are glad to be home.

"Heavenly Father, Beloved God, you are indeed worthy of all praise, glory and honor. We pray this morning for a pure heart. We know you did not call us to be impure, but rather to live a holy life. Teach us to Aspire, to Ask, and To Act, so we may receive and live a holy life. Help us to have the desire to attain a pure heart. We cannot attain a pure heart without your help, your Word, and Your Spirit. Enable us to act in such a way as to attain a pure heart. Help us not to be just hearers of the Word, but also to be Doers of the Word. Create in us a free choice so we may choose Yopur Will and Your Way over our will and ways. This we pray in Jesus' Precious name, Amen!"


God has set us free in so many ways. Read Ps 119:29-32. What was Davis freed from? He was freed from deceitful ways. We need to be freed also from deceitful ways. What was David freed to do? He was freed to follow the way of truth and happiness. We too can be freed to follow the way of truth and happiness. How was David set freed? He was set free in his heart. We can be set free in our hearts also, by doing what David did....TURN TO GOD FOR GUIDANCE AND DIRECTION. Matt 5:8 tells us, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God". This is worthwhile thinking about! May God bless everyone today with a pure heart. In His Love, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 11/2/2010 10:07PM

    Amen. Welcome back!

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    Amen Welcome back. emoticon

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HMOONLIGHT 11/2/2010 10:41AM

    Welcome back!

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A Wednesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Gooooooooood Morning Everyone! My wife and I are going on vacation and will return by Nov 3rd, so this will be our last post until we return. We thank each of you for your loving responses and comments.

"Holy Father, Loving God, help us to learn that what really matters in this life is not what we have, but what we have become. Let our focus and commitment be set on Jesus our Lord, and on what is ahead, because that is where out true treasures will be found. When you call us home, let us not go back to take what is in the house or out in the field, lest we be left behind. It is a blessing not to center our attention on what we possess, but rather on what we are and to whom we belong. Help us to learn this truth and not be caught in inordinate concerns about things. Father, we give you all praises, glory and honor! This we pray in Jesus' name, Amen!"


God has set us free from contamination and corruption, from death and chains, and what else? In Ps 118:5, we learn that God has set us free from anguish. God calls us to turn to Christ Jesus, to trust Him and to know the security that comes from trusting him. He takes our distress and blesses us with His peace. The Lord is truly on our side! What can man do to us? He who is in us is GREATER than he who is in this world. Now, this is something to think about! May each of you be blessed with this truth until we meet again in November. In His Love, Vic.

  
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ABETTERSOUL 10/30/2010 7:24PM

    Have a great vacation--hope it is a time of relaxation and refreshment.

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LIGHTHOUSEGIRL1 10/20/2010 11:57PM

    Blessings on you and you wife wherever you may go. Enjoy this time :-)

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PHYL220 10/20/2010 11:20PM

    Amen. Enjoy your vacation. God Bless.

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HMOONLIGHT 10/20/2010 12:31PM

    Thank you for bringing us together each day in Jesus' name. May God's blessings be upon you and your wife while you are on vacation.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/20/2010 10:32AM

    Amen Hope you have an awesome vacation. God bless.

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A Tuesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Greetings Everyone! We greet you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Thank you for your responses and comments. Praise God!

"Eternal Father, glorious God, You are beautiful beyond description, too marvelous for words, too wonderful for comprehension, like nothing we have ever seen or heard. Who can grasp your infinite wisdom, who can fathom the depth of your love? You are beautiful beyond description, majesty enthroned above. And we stand, we stand in awe of You! We stand, we stand in awe of You! Holy God, our God, to whom all praise is due, we bow in awe of You. We sing praises to your name, for your name is great and greatly to be praised. We give glory to your name, for your name is great and greatly to be praised. You are beautiful beyond description and we bow in awe of You. May our prayer rise to you as fragrance of our love and devotion. This we pray in Jesus' precious name, Amen!"


In Ps 116:15-18, we learn that the death of God's saints is precious in his sight. He loosen our bonds and set us free. we then offer up our sacrifices of thanksgiving to Him as we call upon His name. God has set us free from the death and chains that comewith sin. He has set us free so we may worship Him in Spirit and in Truth. Freely we have receivesd, let us freely give. Something to think about! May each of you receive today the blessings of heaven which our God has in store for you. In His Love, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 10/19/2010 10:52AM

    Amen! emoticon

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NEENSTER1 10/19/2010 9:55AM

    Finding time for prayer is important in our relationship to God. It can only stregthen our communion with the Father. emoticon for sharing. emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 10/19/2010 9:46AM

    amen

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ROBNDOM 10/19/2010 9:22AM

    Thank you for helping me to spend time with God. Have a blessed day!! Robin

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