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A Wednesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Greetings Team Members! The rains and wind are gone but the nice cool air remains...PRAISE GOD!

"God of Heaven and Earth, Loving Father, grants us an unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit in our inner self, which is worth more than anything else in Your sight. May we always be willing to be made and remade continually in your image, and may we be able to see ourselves and others as you do. Remind us that it is not just words and outer actions that show a person's faith, but a faith that comes from within us . Enable us not to focus just on rules, words and traditions, but more on Jesus Christ our Lord. Help us to lift Him up to the world by the life we live. This we pray in the name of Jesus, Amen!"

Now that we have seen what gifts God has given us, let's look at the specific blessings we should be using for our God.
1. Ability and Effort!
a. 1 Pet 4:10-11 - This is part of our stewardship:
1. Every man has received the gift from God, so let them minister the same to others.
2. Let each minister the gift as "Good Stewards" of the manifold grace of God.
3. Let each speak as the oracles of God, if that is their gift.
4. Let each minister according to the abilites they have received from God.
5. Let us minister "In All Things" to the glory of God in Christ Jesus.
6. Let each soul rejoice (The Blessing) with exceeding joy as partakers in Christ that they may enjoy the salvation that is in Christ.
b. To Be Continued Tomorrow!
May the Blessings of rejoicing be yours today. In His Love, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 12/2/2010 12:05AM

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 12/1/2010 10:00AM

    Amen Beautiful prayer.

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A Tuesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Goooooooooooooood Morning Team Members! Brrrrrrrr! Turn cool this morning....most refreshing! Thank You Lord!

" Heavenly Ftaher, Holy God, we thank You for your steadfast love that endures forever. We are grateful that You have not demonstrated Your Love just once, but every morning they are renewed as You grant us our daily portion of your love, grace and mercy. For us to live is Christ, and to die is gain. We know the joy of living in serving the Lord our God. It adds meaning and purpose to our life. And even though living in service to you is good, death is a graduation to something that is better....it is a promotion to the heavenly presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to an awesome fellowship with You. We are blessed indeed and for your faithfulness we thank You. This we pray in the name of Jesus our Lord, Amen!".

The Second Question: Continued From Yesterday!
Realizing the qualities of a "Good Steward", the question now is:
"What has the Lord given us to use"?
1. Matt 25:14 thru 30 - The Parable of the Talents. This parable emphasizes the need for personal preparation and faithful service to the Lord.
a. "Talents" are distributed according to abilities.
b. "Far Country" is the time our Lord is in heaven, between his First Coming and his Second Coming.
c. "Three Servants: are three types of workers whom will be entrusted with various tasks, each according their abilities. Not all are expected to produce the same results, butall are required to be faithful to use what they have been given to the glory of the Master. Some will use what they have been given to honor the Master; others will hide and waste what they have been given "In The Earth".
d. Those producing results are commended by the Master..."Well Done....Good and Faithful Servant", with a promise to be rulers over many things.
e. The great mistake of the unfaithful servant is misjudging the character of the Master, "Thou Art A Hard man". The unfaithful servant will not experience the joy of serving the Lord in this life, nor in the life to come.
f. What kind of servant are you?
2. To Be Continued Tomorrow!
May the Lord bless and guide each of you today as you answer the question.
In His Love, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 11/30/2010 7:01PM

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    Thank you Sweetie, for your continuing prayers and teachings emoticon

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VBPARROTHEAD 11/30/2010 3:57PM

  Thanks you

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FOLLOWELL 11/30/2010 12:43PM

    Thank you for posting this! :)

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CAROLJEAN64 11/30/2010 10:55AM

    Thanks for your prayer and thoughtful discussion. I have a lovely book called "A Pocketful of Miracles" that has a "seed thought" for each day and a meditation. I love beginning my day in mindfulness of the gifts of the universe.

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KVILLARS 11/30/2010 9:58AM

    Thank you for the inspiring message!

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A Monday Morning Prayer and Message!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Aloha Team members! We had a GREAT WEEKEND! Hope you did too!

"Heavenly Father, Loving God, what a privilege it is to come before you by means of this prayer. Thank You for making it possible for us. Help us to realize that our work here on earth is not done until You take us home to be with you. Grant each of us a powerful ministry. Those that need encouragement, let us encourage; those that need comfort, let us comfort them with the comfort we receive from you; those that need teaching, let us teach them the Gospel of Jesus Christ which is our salvation. Help us never to quit, but show us how to keep on keeping on. Show us how to use the gifts, skills and talents we have received from you to bring praise, glory and honor to You. This we pray this morning in the precoius name of Jesus, Amen!"

The Second Question: Continued from Friday. Let's look at what the Bible says about a "Good Steward".
1. Luke 12:42-46 - A Good Steward is one that is faithful, wise,, who uses his gifts, skills and talents to serve others and God, and whom the Lord will find doing these things when He returns.
2. Luke 16:1-2 and 12 - A Good Steward is NOT unfaithful, nor one who is accused of wasting his goods which he has received, and who is not unfaithful in caring for the goods of others, even his own goods.
3. 2 Chron 4:1-2 - A Good Steward is one who does what is right in the sight of God.
4. 1 Cor 4:1-2 - A Good Steward is one who is a minister of the mysteries of God.
To Be Continued! May God bless each of you with faithfulness and Good Stewardship.
In His Love, Vic.

  
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PHYL220 11/29/2010 4:13PM

    Amen! emoticon

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LIDASTROUP 11/29/2010 2:37PM

    Your third reason from 2 Chron is how I try to live my life. I truly believe that "A Good Steward is one who does what is right in the sight of God."


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PLAYBLUES22 11/29/2010 1:36PM

    Thank you Sweetie, if I am correct the Bible says that someone who is faithful with a little thing will be faithful with much (Luke 16:9-11).

So, in my mind this means if we are honest and do the right thing when no one is looking, we will be able to be trusted when people are looking.

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SUMMERSMILES1 11/29/2010 12:19PM

    Amen. I have so much to be thankful for.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 11/29/2010 11:19AM

    Amen!!

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SNUZSUZ 11/29/2010 11:07AM

    I pray that I am a good steward of God's word too!

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RSSSLHB 11/29/2010 11:06AM

    Amen emoticonfor posting

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DDEZINE 11/29/2010 10:39AM

    Food for the soul. Thanks!

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ABETTERSOUL 11/29/2010 10:13AM

    Amen and thankyou for sharing and encouraging, Vic. Have a great day.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 11/29/2010 10:05AM

    amen

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A Sunday Morning Worship Hymn!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Title: O Worship The King

O worship the King, all glorious above, and gratefully sing his wonderful love, Our Shield and Defender, the Ancient of Days, Pavilion and splendor and girded with praise.

Thy bountiful care, what tongue can recite? It breathes in the air, it shines in the light, It streams from the hills, it descends to the plains, and quickly distills
in the dew and the rain.

Frail children of dust, and feeble as frail, In thee do we trust, nor find thee to fail, Thy mercies, how tender! how firm to the end! Our Maker, Defender, Redeemer and Friend.

Worship the Lord today in Spirit and in Truth! God Bless, Vic.

  
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    Thank you Sweetie, for your constant prayers

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A Prayerful Saturday Morning Hymn!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Title: I Love You With The Love of The Lord

"I love you with the love of the Lord, I loveyou with the love of the Lord,
I see in you the glory of my King, and I love you with the love of the Lord.

Please love with the love of the Lord, please love me with the love of the Lord,
If you want to do God's will, then the need you must fulfill, is to love me with the love of the Lord.

He loves me with the love of the Lord, he loves me with the love of the Lord,
My debts were all paid, when he rose up from the grave, He loves me with the love of the Lord."

Have a Wonderful weekend. God bless each of you, Vic.

  
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KAT2010 11/28/2010 11:19AM

    Thanks for the song

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PLAYBLUES22 11/27/2010 9:55AM

    Thank you Sweetie, because God fills you with love, the love gives us in return, gives us the feeling, that the best is still ahead. emoticon

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LAURA5979 11/27/2010 9:25AM

    Thank you for reminding us of the great love God has for us! Have a great weekend!
Laura

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GROEDER 11/27/2010 8:44AM

    I hope you have a great weekend and thanks for the inspirational messages.
Gregg

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