“shepherd and guide and protect the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not [motivated] for shameful gain, but with wholehearted enthusiasm;”1 Peter 5:2 AMP This made me think of a couple of things. First, the piggyback of yesterday’s train of thought: Open … Continue reading Volunteer
Back in my volleyball playing days, especially getting into High School, players were offered what they called open gym. It wasn’t a mandatory practice, per say, but those trying out for the coming season would do well to participate, Showing their interest, and character. It gave the coaches a boost of confidence that you weren’t … Continue reading Open Gym
theoutkast.blog/2021/10/04/where-did-you-get-that-black-eye/ Somehow this came to my attention yesterday as I was working through my site. It's much needed for me today, as I revisit this Truth. So, I'm simply re-sharing.
“A good woman is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds. Her husband trusts her without reserve, and never has reason to regret it. Never spiteful, she treats him generously all her life long. She shops around for the best yarns and cottons, and enjoys knitting and sewing. She’s like a trading ship … Continue reading I Do?
Have you ever been on a crazy train? One minute you’re smooth sailing in the Goodness of God and then wham! Train wreck. Emotions get the better of your judgment. Praise God, even aboard that train, of thought, Jesus is there. I was reading an excerpt from the book of Esther yesterday morning and I … Continue reading Loc- Emotion
“But earnestly desire and strive for the greater gifts [if acquiring them is going to be your goal]. And yet I will show you a still more excellent way [one of the choicest graces and the highest of them all: unselfish love].”1 Corinthians 12:31 AMP My husband and I have moved from just running, to … Continue reading Un-Self
Breaking The Law
“For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has set you free from the law of sin and of death.”Romans 8:2 AMP Jesus fulfilled the law, and broke the power of sin and death over our lives. We need to see it as so. … Continue reading Breaking The Law
Make Your Movements Count
“So this is my prayer: that your love will flourish and that you will not only love much but well. Learn to love appropriately. You need to use your head and test your feelings so that your love is sincere and intelligent, not sentimental gush. Live a lover’s life, circumspect and exemplary, a life Jesus … Continue reading Make Your Movements Count
You May have heard this term: Keep It Simple, Sally.... That’s my version. Paul said something similar to this, that I’ve been stirring on since yesterday. “nevertheless, in public worship I would rather say five understandable words in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a tongue [which others cannot understand].”1 Corinthians 14:19 … Continue reading K.I.S.S
Delete It Immediately
We’ve been getting bogus text messages lately. They are fairly easy to identify as fraud. Still, they are closely related to accounts that we have that are actually being used. So, it takes your attention. That’s the design- In hopes that your information will be disclosed as you mingle with it. Isn’t that just like … Continue reading Delete It Immediately