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A Saturday Morning Hymn!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Gooooooooooooooood Morning Team Members! Here are the first two verses to "Joy To The World";

1. Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room, and heav'n and nature sing,
And heav'n and nature sing, And heav'n and heav'n and nature sing.

2. Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns! Let men their songs employ,
While fields and flocks, rocks, hills and plains, Repeat the sounding joy,
repeat the sounding joy, Repeat, repeat the sounding joy.

SING IT and Have A Wonderful Weekend! God Bless, Vic.

  
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PLAYBLUES22 12/11/2010 5:51PM

    Sweetie, thank you for the beautiful song now it is stuck in my head emoticon

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DDEZINE 12/11/2010 2:00PM

    I love this song!

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SUMMERSMILES1 12/11/2010 11:32AM

    Thanks for adding the Joy to the World song. It is great to hear and to read.

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THENAMESLISA 12/11/2010 9:28AM

    I see no reason why it needs to be confined to this season. Great song!

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MASAYAMM 12/11/2010 9:12AM

    I just posted this song on Facebook being sung by the gospel great Mahalia Jackson! Can you believe only 2 weeks until Christmas?! emoticon

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A Friday Morning Prayer and Message!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Greetings Team Members, from God the Father, God the Son and from us! May today be a blessed day for each of you. Praise God and give Him all the glory.

"Heavenly Father, Loving God! Whom do we have in heaven besides you? And earth has nothing we desires beside you. From a child we were taught, "Blow out the candles and make a wish!" So we have grownup with, "I want, I want, I want!" Thank you Father for giving us what we really need here on earth, and for preparing a place for us in heaven. We know You have power, but sometimes we forget this wonderful source of help. Please sharpen our awareness of your constant presence and help. Teach us how to ask and not live below our privilege, and yet not to want because you will provide what we need. Help us to learn to do your will and to trust in your help. This we pray in the name of Jesus our Savior, Amen!"


Having looked at what the scriptures say about our role in using "Time and Opportunities", we now turn our attention to "Possessions".
1. Ps 24:1-5 - These verses teach us who really owns our possessions:
a. The earth belongs to the Lord, everthing in it, and everyone who dwells in it.
b. He founded it and established it.
c. Who then can ascend unto the hills of the Lord, or stand in his Holy Place?
d. The answer: He who has clean hands and a pure heart; he shall receive the blessings from the Lord.
2. Ps 50:7-15 - These verses teach us that we are merely "Stewards" of what God has given us and we have received.
a. Every beast, cattle, fowls, and wild beast belongs to Him. So everything we possess is really his and not ours.
b. We are to offer thanksgiving to God for what He has provided.
c. We are to pay and keep our vows to Him.
d. We are to call on Him in our hour of need.
e. He wil provide our needs and deliver us so we can glorify Him.
3. To Be Continued Monday!

May we all be blessed as "Good Stewards" of everything that belongs to God.
In His Love, Vic.

  
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PLAYBLUES22 12/10/2010 1:33PM

    Thank you Sweetie, for a steward is a person that is responsible for managing the property and affairs of others, so therefore we should be very careful what we say and how we treat others, there are times that our actions and words effect children

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MORINE31 12/10/2010 10:42AM

  Wow! Thank you. I just came to this site to track calories! This is a major bonus!!

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A Thursday Morning Prayer and Message!

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Gooooooooooood Morning Team Members! Thank you for all your wonderful responses and comments. Praise God!

"Heavely Father, Almighty God! It is you who makes a difference in our lives. It was You who imagined the world before it was formed. It is you who has granted us that we might begin to see the world and our lives through the eyes of faith. Help us O Lord, to trust in you with every fear, every challenge, and every disappointment, so that you may bring us hope, endurance, and healing to us according to your mercy. Help us to know and appreciate your power working in us and for us. Enable us to humble ourselves before you, and grant us your peace. This we pray in the name of Jesus our Lord, Amen!"


As we continue to look at Time and Opportunity, we come to the following scriptures:
5. 1 Pet 4:2-3 - Where our role is clearly defined:
a. We should no longer walk or live the rest of out time in the flesh to the lust of men, but to the will of God.
b. In time past we did the will of pagans, when we walked and lived in all sources of sin, but now we walk and live by faith in the Son of God, Jesus Christ.
6. Rom 13:13-14 - Therefore, let us walk and live honestly:
a. Let us not walk and live in rioting and drunkenness, nor in wantonness, nor in strife and envy.
b. Let us put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and clothe ourselves with Christ, as we walk and live in love, seeking to do good works to the glory of God.

Tomorrow we will look at POSSESSIONS!

May God bless each of you today with the knowledge ofr God's will.
In His Love, Vic.

  
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JAMER123 12/9/2010 5:56PM

    Thank You emoticon. There is emoticon power through Christ. Keep Christ in our Christmas!

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PHYL220 12/9/2010 3:34PM

    Amen! emoticon

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ABETTERSOUL 12/9/2010 12:29PM

    Amen and amen. We need to live the Word, not just talk!

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A Wednesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Aloha Team Members! Are you ready for Xmas? Praise the Lord!

"Heavenly Father, Glorious God, we awake each day with praises to you in our hearts and on our lips. We choose today not to believed our fears that have always lied to us, that has robbed us and kept us from becoming the Christian servant You want us to be. Instead, we choose FAITh over fear, and put out trust on your love, power and promises. Help us to seek how we can serve you more faithfully. Fill us with courage, strength and dedication as we come to the end of this year and look forward to serving you more faithfully in the new year. May we become the Christian You have called us to be. Thjis we pray in the name of Jesus our Lord, Amen!"


Moving on in our study of Time and Opportunty, we look at how we can use what we have been given:
3. Eph 5:15-16 - Scripture teaches us to walk circumspectively: that means to watch carefully how we live. We are to walk/live wisely and not as fools, redeeming our time: that means to make the most of every opportunity, by exposing the sins of the lost and being a witness to them. Read Matt 25:14-30. the Parable of the Talents.
4. Eccl 12:13-14 - Scripture teaches us the conclusion of the matter: and that is to fear God and keep His commandments. Why? Because that is the whole duty of man. God will bring every work into judgement: this means we will be judged on our works (Time and Opportunities).
5. To Be Continued Tomorrow!

May God bless each of you today with Faith and Trust in Him.
In His Love, Vic.

  
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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 12/8/2010 10:24PM

    Amen

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SVELTEWARRIOR 12/8/2010 12:59PM

    Amen

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ABETTERSOUL 12/8/2010 11:57AM

    Amen brother Vic--thanks for sharing! emoticon

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A Tuesday Morning Prayer and Message!

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Greetings Team Members, from the Lord and me! Praise be to the God and Fther of our Lord Jesus Christ, our God.

"Heavenly Father, Holy God, we do praise You, we praise your name and all Your works. We know that unless the Lord builds the house, our labor is in vain. Guide us as helpers to the Great Builder and Master. Help us not to advertise our own good works to reap praises for ourselves, but rather, to bring praise, glory and honor to You. Bless us so we can wear the name of Jesus, for He is the Great Shepherd, the Rock of all Ages, Almighty God is He. Bless us as we bow down before Him, love and adore Him, for His name is WONDERFUL, Jesus our Lord. Enable us to live our lives doing good works, being content in being unknown as we glorify Your Majestic Name. Praise the Lord O our souls! This we pray in Jesus name, Amen!"


As we continue from yesterday, let's look at the next question: "To what are we called?"
2. John 9:4 - Jesus teaches us that He must work the works of Him who sent Him. God sent Jesus to us and now Jesus sends us to do the same in the world (Matt 28:19-20). To do what? To work the works of Him who sent us. That's our goal; that's our purpose! Therefore, let us do the good works we have been called to do, because the day is coming when no man can work anymore. Are you doing the good works you have been called to do?
3. To Be Continued Tomorrow!
May God bless each of you today and equip you for the good works. In His Love, Vic.

  
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LIVELAUGHXO 12/7/2010 9:18PM

    emoticon Amen!!!

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    Amen! emoticon

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    Amen!

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  AMEN!

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