seeking Him was earlier this morning than usual (time change) what I can not figure out, is how dogs know there is a time change? Here the dogs wake up one hour prior to DH getting up and going to work, a pre alarm annoyance. Even though we did not go to bed earlier, they woke up on cue, one hour before the alarm, even with the time change LOL
So we started our morning praise earlier with a slight undertone of canine disappointment...but all in good fun and love. We can not always be so serious and need to have fun with Our Father in all He has given us :-D
Blessings, ~+~ Erin
Walk through your journey with a loving open heart and as well mind. Treat others as you would like to be treated. Laugh, if at nothing else yourself.
Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
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Please keep the 20 countries who are being hit from the tragic TSUNAMI now. I pray through all this that people get saved. Through the power of Gods Spirit. To be born-Again.
I prayed for all that are ill to-day and lonely . I pray for people who are waiting for results back from medical tests. I pray for people who may be depressed. God is with you my friends. He loves you.
I have prayed for other needs as well for my Sparks.
Peace as you go to work and come home to-night. I pray for the ones who do not work but have to go out and come back.
Edited by: BEESPARKLE at: 3/11/2011 (10:20)
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God Bless My Special Christian Sparks, I prayed for you all early this morning. I will try later to send you some encouragement or verse for the day a little later. I watch 100 Huntley street at nine. It is a Christian site. Hubby and I watch it faithfully as we are retired and do not have to go to work as perhaps many of you do. Love you all. Each one is a blessing to me at this group.I enjoy Gods word from here and like your blogs and your nice background pages and so enjoy your photos.
Be safe on the roads. We have 6 inches of snow since last night.
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Early in the morning is the perfect time, the start of your day before you go out into the world to encounter whatever it may be. Its the perfect time to seek him to help build your shield and deal with what lies in your path throughout your day.
Thanks for the reminder I need to practice this daily.
"This Mortal must put on immortality.....Death is swallowed up in victory" 1 Cor. 15:53-54
Dear sweet Shelly, you are so right, ever since I have moved I have gotten so far off of doing things that I normally do to live life, one of them being seeking His face first thing in the morning. Well, I got that back in order this morning and all is going so well and am just loving being here and strong and healthy and alive. Thanks Shelly.
Seek Me early in the morning and you shall find Me.
What are you doing with you time? I know we are all busy doing something, but as the minutes go by who are you thinking about, and what are you doing?
I believe that whatever matters the most to us we spend our time doing. We also give it priority in our lives. Where does God fit into your life? Where does God fit into your life? Are you barley squeezing Him in?
In the bible it says seek me early in the morning. Why do you think it says that? Many doctors and fitness trainers will tell you to exercise in the morning because by doing so it increases your metabolism, helping you burn more calories as the day goes on. I am not sure I agree with that, but a very good reason to exercise in the morning is because you are sure to do it.
Now, if people tell others to exercise in the morning, how much more important is it to seek God in the morning? If a doctor tells you that exercising in the morning will help your body, how much more will seeking and spending time with God in the morning help your soul, and spirit?
Really, God is delighted each time we give Him any attention. Think about how a dog never gets enough of your attention, they always want it. Now, please, don't get me wrong, I am not saying God is a dog, and maybe this is a poor example, but..... I am just saying, if a dog wants our attention all the time, and gets so excited when we give it to them, just imagine how much more so God feels when we do the same with Him.
If we seek God early in the morning, we not only are sure to do it, we start our day out in the most positive way!
HOW TO SEEK GOD IN THE MORNING?:
1. pray 2. talk to God 3. listen to Christian music while you are getting ready for school/work/ while driving 4. read the bible 5. quote verses from the bible out loud 6. spend time doing whatever you want to do- just do it with God
Honestly, you can spend time with God ANYTIME and it will bless both you and God. I used to wait until the evening to read the bible, and then I thought one day, what am I waiting for? Why do it at night, when I can be filled with Him as soon as I get up? So, about 8 months ago I started reading the bible soon after I got up. I don't care when or how you spend time with God, I just want you to do it. However, in the bible it says, seek me early in the morning and you shall find me. If God tells us to do this, shouldn't we AT LEAST try to do it?
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