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A Tuesday Prayer and Message!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

A Blessed Morning To Everyone! There is so much joy in life....my cup overflows. Give God all the praise!

PRAYER: "Glorious Father, God of heaven and earth. Help us to learn to believe. Increase our faith to believe for great things. Help us not to forget the small things which are really glorious. But help us also to search the heavens for the mysteries of life which are eternal. Believing is not just about trusting faith, but about believing more and more in You. Teach us not to trust our own abilities, but to depend and seek Your Word and Promises; to see the truth in things, and to know that You made them all, just for us. Take away any unbelief in us, make us doubt free, and fill us with your love, grace and mercy. This we pray in our beloved Savior's name, Amen!"

MESSAGE: Following Jesus!
1. We must believe we can change with God's help.
a. We must learn to appreciate the gifts that God has given us.
1. Phil 4:13 - A gift from God..."I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me".
2. Do we really believe this scripture? FirTst, notice the word "I"; that's you and me.
3. It doesn't say we can do "SOMETHINGS"; it says we can do "ALL THINGS".
4. But notice the condition: "THROUGH CHRIST". On my own I can do nothing, but through Christ I can do all things.
b. When I look back at someof the things I have done in my life, I marvel: "How did I ever accomplish these things?" Well, the answer is obvious: "It was not I, but Christ living in me".
2. Think about this? How content are you in perplexing situations? To whom do you give the glory for the great things in your life? Do you have the ability of knowing how to live skillfully in times of little or in times of prosperity? The secret is to live in Christ and have Christ live through you. Our strength may fail us but the strength of Christ Jesus will NEVER fail us. To Be Continued Tomorrow!

Let us lift our hearts to heaven and give thanks to God for the gift of His Son, Jesus Christ.
In His Grace, Vic.

  
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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 5/10/2011 9:16PM

    amen

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NELLIEC 5/10/2011 4:59PM

    And of course, the things that we are attempting to do better be in His will!

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ABETTERSOUL 5/10/2011 3:55PM

    Amen brother! Jesus is our All in all !!







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A Monday Prayer and Message!

Monday, May 09, 2011

Goooooooooooooood Morning Everyone! We are looking forward to another GREAT WEEK and thank you all for your comments and responses. Give God all the glory!

PRAYER: "Heavenly Father, Almighty God! Help us to create a symphony of prayers. Help us to find believers with whom we can agree in prayer on a regular basis. You have taught us that where two of us on earth agree about anything we ask in prayer, it will be done for us.
We pray we will agree about your Truth, about your Word, and about the Power of the Holy Spirit. You have said that one can put a thousand to flight, and two can put ten thousand to flight. We pray that enough prayer partners can agree to put Your enemes and those who attack us daily to flight. Thank You Father for listening to our prayer; thank You for answering our prayers; and thank You for the gift of your Son Jesus Christ, our Lord. This we pray and ask in His glorious name, Amen!"

MESSAGE: Following Jesus!
1. We must believe we can change with the help of God.
a. 1 Cor 10:13 - tells us that it is possible to change with His help:
1. There is no temptation that is not common to man.
2. God is faithful and will not suffer us not to be tempted above what we can bear.
3. God will, with the temptation, provide a way for us to escape so we may be able to bear it.
b. In other words, God will not remove the temptation, but will help us get through it.
2. Think about this! This proves that God "Who is faithful" will help us to change if that is what we seek. Can people or circumstances force us to do evil? The answer is "NO"! We are tempted by our own desires and lust (James 1:13-15). Is there then a valid excuse for sin? To Be Continued Tomorrow!

May God, our God, strengthen us and help us as we find ourselves snared into sin by our own doings. In His Great Love, Vic.
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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 5/9/2011 1:53PM

    Amen

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COOP9002 5/9/2011 10:48AM

    Thanks for sharing and God bless.

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GGMFAY 5/9/2011 10:25AM

    b.2. can also be used with our Spark program. We don't have to do it alone or even depend on other teammates. But before we can ask God for the strength to do it, we have to be willing to change directions and not expect the old ways to suddenly work.

God continue to bless you, Vic

Fay

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A Sunday Special Song!

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Greetings Everyone, especially you ladies! My wife and I wish each of You ladies, "A HAPPY MOYHER'S DAY"! Here is a song just for you:

TITLE: M O T H E R

"M" is for the million things she gave me,
"O" means only that she's growing old,
"T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
"H" is for her heart of purest gold;
"E" is for her eyes with love-light shinning,
"R" means right, and right she'll always be;
Put them all together, they spell MOTHER,
A word that means the world to me.

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! And may God bless each of you, Vic and Mary Lou.

  
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DRPOOH63 5/8/2011 10:05PM

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MAYBER 5/8/2011 9:53PM

    Thank you for sharing this song with us it is one we need to be reminded of often Mothers give and give with no expectation of rewards one day at a time

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NELLIEC 5/8/2011 4:14PM

    If we are lucky our mothers grow old (mine died at the age of 47 after a 5 year bout of terrible illness).

I feel very fortunate to have reached the age of 66. I have lived past the ages of both my mother and father at their deaths. Now I am shooting for the age at which my grandmother passed away -- 90.

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GGMFAY 5/8/2011 3:06PM

    I've been so blessed today with visits with each of my 3 children.

And now the familiar words of a beautiful song. Thank you, Vic and Mary Lou

Fay

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GROEDER 5/8/2011 9:25AM

    Great song. Thanks.

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BARABOODAN1 5/8/2011 9:13AM

    I really like this thank you

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A Saturday Spiritual Hymn!

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Goooooooooooood Morning Everyone! On weekdays, we have been studying about "Following Jesus". Today's hymn is an oldie about "Following Jesus". The words and the music were created by John S. Norris in 1890. The inspiration for this hymn came from John 10:27, where Jesus said, " My sheep hear may voice, and I know them, and they follow me".

TITLE: Where He Leads Me I Will Follow

1. I can hear my Savior calling, I can hear my Savior calling,
I can hear my Savior calling, "Take thy cross and follow close to me".
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2. I'll go with Him thru the garden, I'll go with Him thru the garden,
I'll go with Him thru the garden, I'll go with Him, with Him all the way.
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3. I'll go with Him thru the judgment, I'll go with Him thru the judgment,
I'll go with Him thru the judgment, I'll go with Him, with Him all the way.
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Where He leads me I will follow, Where He leads me I will follow,
Where He leads me I will follow, I'll go with Him, with Him all the way.

MaY GOD HELP US ALL TO FOLLOW HIM EVERYDAY, ALL THE WAY.
In His Grace, Vic.

  
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THEWINNER33 5/7/2011 3:44PM

    I love the old hymns, and this one especially. Thank you for the reminder. Marcia

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GGMFAY 5/7/2011 2:32PM

    Greater commitment than the one we have made to Spark

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ILUVTTV 5/7/2011 1:11PM

    Great hymn! Great prayer! Thanks for your blogs!
Anne
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FATFREE115 5/7/2011 10:24AM

    Absolutely! You are so true! Life would be so much easier if we never got lost along the path that The Lord provides... Other paths can be confusing and route our lives into a new direction. I think despite what we do....We need to keep sight of God, so that we will always find our way back...Home.
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KMICHA 5/7/2011 9:51AM

    Love this hymn!! Thanks for sharing!!! Have a great day!!!

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A Friday Prayer and Message!

Friday, May 06, 2011

Greetings Everyone! Our daily prayers and messages are now being read and reaching out to thousands of precious souls. Give God all the glory!

PRAYER: "Heavenly Father, Awesome God! Help us to learn the value of time that we spend alone with You each day. We live busy lives where time is precious and fleeting; yet, help us to recognize all the benefits we receive from making time to be alone with You. You are a BUSY GOD, and yet You always have time for us. Teach us how to shut out other things so we can spend time alone with You. Enable us to find a secret place of peace and quietness so we can hear your voice speaking to our hearts. Thank You for making time for us, and help us to use that time wisely with You. This we pray in Jesus' blessed name, Amen!"

MESSAGE: Following Jesus!
1. We must believe we can change with God's help.
a. In Mark 5:36, Jesus said to Jarius after he had heard that his daughter had died, "Be not afraid, only believe".
1. How shall we respond to Jesus' voice unless we believe?
2. How shall we do the Father's will unless we believe and obey Jesus.
3. How shall we inherit the kingdom of God unless we believe, obey and follow Jesus?
b. In Jesus there is both HOPE and PROMISE, but it takes faith to believe we can change, and to live like God wants us to live.

May God bless everyone today with heaven's blessings and keep everyone safe over the weekend. In His Grace, Vic.

  
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NTSOHLTHNT 5/6/2011 9:31PM

    This is exactly what I needed today. I'm reading "Heaven is for Real" by Todd Burpo and it makes so much sense. It is real! We have to believe with child-like wonder--if we are skeptical and we begin to question it in our adult minds, it won't take hold.

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RAINBOWSEND11 5/6/2011 4:32PM

    When I had my first surgeries back in May, I got an infection so large the doctor said he could put his head in it. They rushed me to Loyola and I had another surgery. I felt like I was in a deep hole that I couldn't come out of. They have priest there of many denominations and one day Father Joe came to visit me. He was so awesome and so full of peace. He told me when I was down ask Jesus to walk with me. I have done that most mornings and came out of my depression. I saw him twice and he was going to come back Monday but never did. I figure he came when I most needed it. God works in mysterious ways. I have always believed in God but at that time, I was so low that I really needed the extra help. Thanks for the thoughts and prayers.

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LMMIMI 5/6/2011 4:19PM

    How comforting it is to know that Jesus walks with us in all that we do and forgives us for the things we leave undone.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 5/6/2011 10:38AM

    amen

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