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Comfort In Affliction

Psalm 119:71 “It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.”  Among the greatest lessons I have come to know in CHRIST, is what it truly means to find strength in HIM. HE has taught me strength is found greater in tears, in weeping, in the not running from the fear of the pain, and just allowing yourself to feel, to weep, to let the grief pour forth from the brokenness, the longing, the despair... and to rest on the promises of HIS WORD and KNOW because of who HE IS and how far HE has allowed me to go, I CAN TRUST HIM, I CAN BELIEVE HIM, and I hang on every word, for...

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I Would Rather Be A Doorkeeper At the House of MY GOD

It seems almost unfair to be overly focused on addressing the hell people are going to in order to get them to repent, when you are talking to those whom are blind and without concept of eternity, for it seems the hope of eternity can only be awakened by the Gospel of JESUS CHRIST.   I suppose that is why testimony is so important, and to be moved by compassion as was the LORD for the lost seeking their answers. For myself, I pray I never forget the hell I knew I was already in when I was lost and broken, for that is what compels me to shake awake those dead asleep in the bondage of their sins. For...

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Elizabeth Believes in Mary

Leading into my adult life, I grew up to become a very straight-forward and vocal person, boldly able to communicate anything I believed as truth to anyone whom I wanted to. As long as I could convince myself that what I believed was right, you were going to hear it from me whether you liked it or not. That wasn't always a good quality, but praise the LORD for making use of it these days. For now that HE has revealed to me what IS TRUTH, carrying the message of the Gospel wherever HE allows me to is with little restrictions. My fearless curiosity that so often in times past nearly got me killed a hundred times, has now become a...

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Unto the Pure, All is Pure

TITUS 1:15 Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. 16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate. PROVERBS 22:11 He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend. 1 TIMOTHY 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:   A picture speaks a thousand words, and this photo of my life before Christ, before being born again, is enough to say it all. My heart was...

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Oh, the Irony of Homelessness in America...

How tragic that many of the same people who were partying it up in the 70's/80's/90's but are now financially rich are among the same people complaining about the homeless in the America, in their neighborhoods, when many of the homeless now are by-products of all the "partying" in those generations. Just because some made it and some didn't mean it is NOT everyone's problem. The Bible shows us that YHWH clearly designed us to be accountable FOR one another. JESUS shows us that even by the second greatest Commandment (love others as yourself). Yet throughout of American society, we see SO VERY MANY reflective of that murderous and hard-hearted attitude of, "Am I my brother's keeper?". Many who are...

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