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A Monday Prayer and Message!

Monday, September 05, 2011

Greetings To Everyone! Prayers can't be answered unless they are prayed. Praise God!

PRAYER: " Heavenly Father, Almighty God! We thank You for giving us the best friend we could ever have....JESUS CHRIST. Help us to know Him, to know the power of His resurrection, to know the fellowship of His suffering, and how to conform to His death. The word "FAITH" is so rich in meaning that it eludes a comprehensive definition. It is more than a simple idea and goes far beyond the concept of trust. Help us Lord, to have such a FAITH; help us to ignor the skepticism of this world and any doubt that may flow from our heart. Make our relationship with You one that takes on a sublime beauty, and one that verifies Your presence in our life. This we pray in Jesus' blessed name, Amen!"

1. As we enter Room 5, we see a portrait of a very sick man (John 5:1-5).
a. He is a disabled man.
b. The man has lived with this infirmity for 38 years (That's longer than Jesus has been on the earth).
c. The word "infirmity" means a weakness or frailness that prevents him from walking.
d. This "sick man" is a picture of a sinner who is lost and separated from God (Isa 59:2).
e. God knows the heart of a sinner and that a sinner is dead until he tastes of the life that comes only in the Lord Jesus Christ.

2. PICTURE THIS! Sinners feel their lives are doing well and that they need nothing. A lost sinner is in more trouble than he could ever believe. To live a life without God is one thing, but to die without God is a terrible thing. There is but one destination for a lost soul, and that is "HELL" (Ps 9:17). Is a sinner saved to be healed, or is he healed to be saved? What does your life say about you? To be continued Tuesday!

May our heart aches teach us to repent and be saved. Happy Labor Day Everyone!
In His Healing, Vic.


A Saturday Spiritual Hymn and Message!

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Goooooooooooood Morning Everyone! Gratitude is the door to abundance. Give God all the glory!

HYMN: "HE TOUCH ME" was written by William Gaither, both words and music, in 1963, and was inspired by Matt 8:3, "Jesus reached out and touched the man".

1. Shackled by a heavy burden, Neath a load of guilt and shame,
Than the hand of Jesus touched me, and now I am no longer the same.

2. Since I met this bless Savior, Since He cleansed and made me whole;
I will never cease to praise Him, I'll shout it while eternity rolls.

REFRAIN: He touched me, oh, He touched me, And oh the joy that floods my soul; Something happened, and Now I know, He touched me and made me whole.

1. Our body is proned to many diseases, but our soul is proned only to one disease...."SIN". Yet, "SIN" is the worst kind of disease because it destroys both body and soul.
a. There is no one else but Jesus that can cure "SIN" and make us whole.
b. Ps 103:3 teaches us that we have a God who forgives ALL our iniquities (SINS) and who heals all our diseases.
c. Do we believe Ps 103:3?

2. The introductory story I shared with you ealier, illustrates for us the truth of what Jesus desires to do for each and everyone of us today. He longs to take us from where we are and bring us to where we need to be. Salvation and Healing are two of humanity's greatest needs. Are we "SAVED" to be "HEALED", or are we "HEALED" to be "SAVED"? As we now prepare to see the first portrait of Jesus in John 5, see the GREAT PHYSICIAN in action, and observe Him as He delivers this man from the bondage of his afflictions. To be continued Monday!

May God help us to learn an important philosophy of life by using just three words: "Try Asking God"! In His Touch, Vic.

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BONBON561 9/3/2011 6:29PM

    I do believe PS 103

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SVELTEWARRIOR 9/3/2011 11:06AM

    Awonderful blog. I wish I could put into words how much your blogs have reminded of things I need to do over the past month. I may not always comment but I always read. Tank you for sharing.

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NETGNAL 9/3/2011 9:25AM

    Thank you!

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A Friday Prayer and Message!

Friday, September 02, 2011

Greetings of Happiness To Everyone! When we let our own light shine, we give others permission to do the same. Give God all the glory and honor.

PRAYER: "Merciful Father, Loving God! Help us to see the challenge and the power of prayer. Teach us to watch for opportunities to participate in Your answer to our prayer. Enable us to see the open door to do good. Our circle of influence is unique and our prayers may be answered in ways we may not even imagine. You challenge us to test Your faithfulness. The power of prayer is not in us, but in You, in Your love, grace and mercy. Thank You for blessing us with the privilege of coming to You, anywhere, anytime. Thank You for hearing, caring and acting on our behalf. This we pray in Jesus' lovely name, Amen!"

1. Notice that unless we use the gift according to the instructions given, the gift is of no value to us.

2. PICTURE THIS! The doctor kept looking and found another woman is need. As a matter of fact, she was in the greatest of need of all, for she was deadly sick, thin and weak. The doctor made her the same offer, "Take this card for it will provide for all your needs, but you must make daily withdrawals everyday, not only for your needs, but also for the needs of others". She took the card with trembling hands and thanked him. Then she went straightway to the bank and asked for $100. The teller was a friend of the doctor and was aware of the offer. "Is that all you will need?" He asked her. "You'll earn more interest in the time it take me to count it out?" The woman asked with trembling voice, "$5,000?" She went out and rented a small apartment, bought food and clothing, cleaned herself up, and went to the doctor for healing and advice. She started to live like a rich person and imitated the only rich person she knew....the doctor. She made daily withdrawals and shared her gift with others in need. Do you need to get clesned up? Are you seeking the doctor's healing and advice each day? Are you sharing your gift with others in need?
Are you imitating the GREAT PHYSICIAn? To be continued Saturday.

May God help us to see that life cannot be won unless we play, and play by the rules.
In His Love, Vic.

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BONBON561 9/2/2011 4:00PM

    This is what I want to do

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    Good blog !

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A Thursday Prayer and Message!

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Divine Greetings To Everyone! A man is but a robot unless there is a soul! Thank you all for your wonderful comments and response. Praise God!

PRAYER: " Heavenly Father, Divine God! Troubles come to all men, but You are faithful, O God, to deliver us because You delight in saving us. In watchful care there is deliverance. But we are not exempted from troubles, though we be Your children. Help us to learn how to face our trials and dangers. Teach us to learn how to endure sufferings by helping us to recall the example and sacrifice of Jesus our Lord. Save us in trouble, and deliver us through trouble, that we may learn what an awesome God You are, and learn to trust You more and more. We honor and praise Your Holy name, and thank You for loving us so very much. This we pray in Jesus' glorious name, Amen!"

1. As we continue to read on in our story, Notice that the same offer is being made to everyone.

2. PICTURE THIS! Not long after meeting the woman, the doctor found another man in desperate need and offered him the same deal. The man took the card thankfully and was careful to keep it with him at all times. Pride entered his life and he failed to use the card as told. He would go around and speak of his welath and say "I am rich and have need of nothing!" But still he was dressed in rags, terribly sick, dirty, disheveled, hungry, and still dependent on handouts. He never went to the bank and no one believed him because he still lived as he did before he accepted the card. Are you like this man? To be continued Friday.

May our thankfulness finds its way back to God with sincerrity for all that He is done for us and is still doing. In His Grace, Vic.


A Wednesday Prayer and Message!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Greetings of Love To Everyone! If we wait for the right moment when everything is absolutely perfect, we will never begin. Give God all the glory.

PRAYER: "Beloved Father, Holy God! There is no doubt in our minds and in our hearts that You have provided everything we need for eternal life. Your Word teaches us this and You prove it to us everyday. Not only do You know our needs, but You possess the power and desire for our every need. You continuously provide for us as Your children. We praise You for there is no limit to the resources You can use to make those provisions possible. Help us to entrust our very lives into Your capable hands; not only for our provisions, but also for safe keeping. These things we pray in the blessed name of Jesus our Lord, Amen!"

1. Jesus is the GREAT PHYSICIAN in our story,
a. The fatal disease is "SIN".
b. The cure is "JESUS CHRIST".
d. The needy person is us.

2. PICTURE THIS! As we continue to look upon this story and read on, we find the doctor still searching for others. This time he finds a woman in much the same situation as the man. The doctor makes her the same offer. She accepts the card but doesn't go to the bank, consequently she loses the card....the very card that could have solved her problems. And she makes no attempts to find the doctor again. Are we like this woman? To be continued Thursday.

May God help us to understand that He knows us better than we know ourselves.
In His Mercy, Vic.

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BONBON561 8/31/2011 1:59PM

    Some know this but are afraid to ask because they think they aren't good enough for God to help. My SIL is one of these. She thinks because she is divorced she can never go back to church, nothing I say will change her mind.

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DAWNDMOORE40 8/31/2011 10:47AM

    emoticonAmen! I think we are a lot like that woman. Many of us know that salvation is a free gift from God, but so many refuse to believe in him, but yet they want answers to their problems, when it's right in front of them. I have been a believer for many years, and I guess it's hard for me to understand people who won't except God's free gift of everlasting life. It gives me a peace like no one will ever be able to understand. It has gotten me through many trials in my life. I look back and think to myself, "That was my Lord Jesus Christ that pulled me through, that gave me the resources I needed to solve my problems." I remember it wasn't always easy, and things didn't change over night. I did have to be willing to do some of the work, but he always was right there by my side!
emoticonfor sharing God's holy word with us today! It gives me the inspiration I need to get through my day! It couldn't have come at a better time too since I have been so stressed out and worried about our finances. I know now that I needed to renew my faith! God will provide for our needs! Have a blessed day! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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