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Psa 3:1 A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
Jehovah, how are mine adversaries increased! Many are they that rise up against me.
Psa 3:2 Many there are that say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
Psa 3:3 But thou, O Jehovah, art a shield about me; My glory and the lifter up of my head.
Psa 3:4 I cry unto Jehovah with my voice, And he answereth me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Psa 3:5 I laid me down and slept; I awaked; For Jehovah sustaineth me.
Psa 3:6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of the people That have set themselves against me round about.
Psa 3:7 Arise, O Jehovah; save me, O my God: For thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone; Thou hast broken the teeth of the wicked.
Psa 3:8 Salvation belongeth unto Jehovah: Thy blessing be upon thy people. Selah.

When all seems lost or undone, God is still with us. When we fail in life or are victorious, God is with us. Who else can we lean upon, who else gives us the words of life? We need to give God any burden and trust that he will lead us through.
Praise God for his abundant love.

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partially from esword:

"If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved."-- Rom_10:9.

SALVATION IS a great word! and it is ours in three tenses:
The Past Tense. We were saved at the moment when we first trusted Christ. "Being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him" (Rom_5:9).
The Present Tense. "We are being saved by His life" (Rom_5:10).
The Future Tense. We are being kept by the power of God unto a salvation which waits to be revealed in the last time (1 Pet. 1.).

Salvation is a great word. It includes the forgiveness that remembers our sin no more; deliverance from the curse and penalty of our evil ways; emancipation from the thrall of evil habit; the growing conformity of the soul to the image of Christ, and the final resurrection of the body in spiritual beauty and energy, to be for ever the companion and vehicle of the redeemed spirit.

Praise God for his great gift!


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1Co 2:9 But, as it is written, "What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him"—
1Co 2:10 these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.
1Co 2:11 For who knows a person's thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.
1Co 2:12 Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.
1Co 2:13 And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.

Lean on the Holy Spirit's guidance as you read God's word. He will reveal to us the things we need to understand, a gift of true understanding.

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“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” (Psalm119:105).

God’s Word floods our hearts with light – the revelation of His love for us. As we walk in the light of His Word, our lives bring glory to God. And every day we can experience more and more of His love all along our path as we take each step in the light of what He says.

Read God's word and be illuminated

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From an esword devotional:

Some people trust in the Lord to help them save themselves. ”Lord, help me out here,” such a person prays. “I can do it, but I need a little push.” They trust the Lord, but not completely. They still keep other options open.

We’ve all heard the old saying, “God helps those who help themselves.” While the sentiments behind this whimsical adage are admirable, the saying itself is quite untrue.

Yes, it is true that a person shouldn’t sit around aimlessly all day just expecting God to do this or that for them, while they themselves do nothing. But the adage errs significantly by failing to realize that God in fact does not help those who help themselves; rather, He helps the helpless.

He is the Defender of the defenseless; He rescues the perishing, saves those who are falling, and lifts ups those who have been struck down. He is a Father to the orphan, a Friend to sinners, and the Champion of those who are weak. Indeed, Paul summed it up — “when we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly” (Rom_5:6).

The problem with “helping yourself” and asking God for a little assistance is that you’re the one still calling the shots — keeping all your options open. Few things are more insulting to God than for a man to come before Him while holding onto other options…just in case the “God thing” doesn’t work out.


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Rom 11:33 Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!
Rom 11:34 "For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?"
Rom 11:35 "Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?"
Rom 11:36 For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.

Giving Glory to God for his love, compassion, and mercy!!

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“But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.” Luke 8:15

Continue in the word; keep an honest and good heart into which you may hear His word and treasure it; and then bring forth fruit with patience all the days of your life.


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From esword's devotional

The great C. S. Lewis said, “A sudden provocation does not make me an ill-tempered man. It shows what an ill-tempered man I am.” James tells us in his letter that “under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.” Maybe this is why the Lord provides so many wonderful opportunities for us to be squeezed.

The origin of the phrase “true colors” comes from naval parlance back in the days when pirates sailed the high seas. Vessels would always fly on their topmast the flag of their country of origin. But pirates were notorious for hoisting the flags of different nations so as to gain an advantage against unsuspecting vessels. However, under no circumstance would any honorable Captain ever fly false colors. Thus, the phrase “true colors” indicates authenticity in both motive and manner.

The Lord wants to make us truly authentic men and women, but to get us there He has to squeeze out the other stuff – and He will do so with unrelenting pressure until there is nothing left to ooze.

So, you been feeling squeezed lately?



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"I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in Him will I trust."-- Psa_91:2.

How can we trust any other than God? In Him alone we put our trust.

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“Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” (Mat_5:16)

Let our praise be evident, let our walk be straight, let our hearts be pure, and then let us glorify our God before men!

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“If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be a light about me.” (Psa_139:11).

Sadness shall not stay, for the night will even be light if we are in God's hands.

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“In Him was life; and the life was the light of men.” (Joh_1:4)

Jesus is the Light of the World. He came into this world as a light shining in darkness, and brought us the one true revelation of God; showing us the love of the Father, and changing our world forever. But, He means for us to take this personally.

John says, “In Him was life; and the life was the light of men” (Joh_1:4). One translation puts it this way, “The Word gave life to everything that was created, and His life brought light to everyone.” This means even you and me!



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I agree with both you and your art teacher.



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Heard the best devotion in my art class last night. The instructor used a paint brush and talked about learning how to use it appropriately. He used the idea that when we listen to God we can use our gifts to be a blessing, but when we try to do things our own way we loose the ability to produce. He used the scriptures referring to 'whatever you do, do it to His glory' and encouraged each of us to develope not only skills but passion in our lives. I was moved by his enthusiasm and his personal testimony. I would like to think that my skills leave a positive impression on everyone who shares.
Be blessed and keep Sparkin'!!

Keep Sparkin'!

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God, making mention of you always in my prayers Philemon 1:3,4



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“Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.” (Isa_60:1)

God has called us to action, not to drift through life without purpose. We must not be content, but aim to know the will of God, his will. If we are true to the leading of the Holy Spirit we shall be led to go out, to proclaim, and to do the Lord's will.

Forget the past! Your failures and sins and past successes. Leave them with God! Work out your salvation knowing that God is able and willing to make the necessary grace abound toward you.

“Arise!” “Shine!” a faith to believe and take hold of what we may not be able to actually see or feel – “Your light has come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon you!”

These words that dare us to a life of action born of a courageous faith.






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amen! sometimes my 'leaning radar' gets turned around





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Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. Psalm 73:25-26 KJV

Who measures the heavens, or counts the hairs of my head, God is all in all. Lean on Him and do his will today. He will be our strength.

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2 Timothy 1:6-8
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6 Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Each day is a remembrance of what God has done for us. Because of his love and salvation we have power and must proclaim his gospel to others so that they too might experience the power of God.

Proclaim God to others today.

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Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. Romans 13:9-10 KJV

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For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39 KJV

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Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 1 Corinthians 13: 6-7 KJV



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We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth; 2 Thessalonians 1:3 KJV

Love for others begins with loving God first . Doesn't hurt to love yourself a little too :)

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My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. James 1:2-3 KJV

It can be very trying to work our way through the temptations around us. Be patient, God is working in you, perfecting you, loving you through it all. Praise God through those times of temptation, giving him the glory that he is faithful to see you through it. Exchange the lust for the temptation to the desire for godliness.

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What a promise we are given that we do not need to fall but can find the strength to continue to move forward. Yeah we do not have to be the same we can be changed.


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There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

We all struggle with being tempted. But we don't have to fall into it. We have our Lord helping us through. Turn to God when things get rough.

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Do all things without murmurings and disputings: That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world; Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain. Philippians 2:14-16 KJV

The world around us may fall apart, people will be crass and rude, but through it all rejoice in the Lord for He is good. Through his mercy he allows our salvation. We serve HIM not the world, so our work is valuable.

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21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

We are imperfect in our sin, but God gives us HIS perfection so we can be righteous! What a blessing, what a wonder!

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I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me? Psalm 118:5-6 KJV

There is nothing that will keep me from the love of God.

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Seek good, and not evil, that ye may live: and so the Lord, the God of hosts, shall be with you, as ye have spoken. Hate the evil, and love the good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be that the Lord God of hosts will be gracious unto the remnant of Joseph. Amos 5:14-15 KJV

Watch your focus; keep it on God's daily provision, love, and mercy!

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Romans 8:3-6

For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

Let's begin this year with our minds on Christ and the things of God. Become more spiritually minded and realize that our flesh is weak. Walk circumspectly, looking for God and walking in his ways. Draw strength from God's word. This is your year of victory.

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And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. Luke 1:46-47, 49 ESV

Praising God for the Great things he is DOING!

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In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” Luke 1:26-28 ESV

At an appointed time. Not too soon or too late, God works. It is the same today. God has a perfect plan for our lives. Trust him to get you through the rough patches and lean on him through the good times too.

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But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. (1 Peter 2:9-10, ESV)


Bought to be his. We owe our lives and our eternal souls to serving our Lord.

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Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples! 1 Chronicles 16:8 ESV

Thanking God through all things

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And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 ESV

Thanking God for all. For what appears bad to me is for his good, so I praise His name!!

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Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. Colossians 2:6-7 ESV

Rooted in Christ, through all of our journey. Thanking and praising our Lord for His leading and direction.

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Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. Psalm 1:1-2 ESV

Keeping my thoughts on my Lord and Savior, delighting in His word. His word is the true bread that we all need.

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Thank you, I am on a rocky path right now with my daughter, but I continue to trust God through it all.

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. Psalm 119:18

Praying for strength and the ability to see God's hand in all.

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I am back. Took too long a break. Love The Lord for always being there for me .He quiets my spirit. And shows me the way to go. My creative nature wants to jump ahead and leaves me with a lot of unfinished projects and of course leaves me overwhelmed. I turned my day over to Him and I will ask Him the way to go at each turn. God bless you, I was so glad to see you are still here.



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God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend. For to the snow he says, ‘Fall on the earth,’ likewise to the downpour, his mighty downpour. Job 37:5-6 ESV

Praising God for his voice and his words

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Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. 1 Peter 5:8-9 ESV


We are always facing trials and tribulations. Stand firm in your faith and trust God!

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I wrote a blog I thought u might enjoy reading. Its called 3rd time is a charm. PS the background on my spark page is a painting I did on the names of JESUS.

Edited by: IGNITEME101 at: 10/25/2013 (03:42)

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It is a beautiful verse, God provides the leading and we need to follow. Thank you for sharing.

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Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground! Psalm 143:10 ESV I love this version of this verse. I read this version of the bible quite a bit in e-sword but until this verse I had forgotten about it!



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Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 ESV

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For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that his works have been carried out in God.” John 3:20-21 ESV

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Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised. Hebrews 10:35-36 ESV

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The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
2 Corinthians 13:14 ESV

You are loved and you all are friends!

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3

As for me, I am poor and needy,
but the Lord takes thought for me.
You are my help and my deliverer;
do not delay, O my God. Psalm 40:17

Lord, help me to lose everything for your sake and so discover all that I have and am in you.

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So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Philippians 2:1-2 ESV

Love your brothers and sisters in Christ and strive to be like minded. Our goal is Christ and all the other fluff means nothing.... so don't stress the small stuff!

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Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. Philippians 4:4 ESV

There is no contingency. Rejoice through it all!

Praising God for all the good, even when it doesn't look so good from my vantage point!

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Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground! Psalm 143:10 ESV

I pray that I am following God's will for my life, that I will be led to level ground

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This is the best garden I have ever had. I can only attribute it to prayer. Since we have been struggling with critters getting in and eating their fill... all I can do is pray. And God is answering with ripe produce. I am so very thankful.

"Behold, what manner of Love the Father hath bestowed upon us." 1John 3:1


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I wish I was better at gardening! I love all the fresh fruits and veggies!!

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"When you shall eat of the fruit of your hands,
You will be happy and it will be well with you."
Psalm 128:2

It is time for harvesting... and putting up some for later.
What a beautiful bounty the Lord has provided.

God Bless you in the changing of the seasons.

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