Incantation From Ecclesiastes
1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
3 A time to kill, and a time to heal...
and pressures from your job, your relationship, your family and friends, or from life in general. Circumstances are keeping you down and things may not be going as you would have hoped or planned. You may be at the breaking point of giving up and throwing in the towel.
"Prophesy to the bones and say to them: 'Dry bones, hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Sovereign Lord says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life. I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will...
By Beautifuldreams42.....for the bullied, taunted, harassed and just not left alone in peace. To those that have to live with the facts that what they do hurt people.
"For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." 2 Timothy 1:7
"Be strong and...
For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing. To one a fragrance of death, to the other the fragrance of life. Who is able to bear such things? We do not preach God's word for profit, but we speak in the sight of God with...
you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that."
~For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ.~
and the snow
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,
so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,
11 so is my word that goes out from my mouth:
It will not return to me empty,
If I make use of the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am like sounding brass, or a loud-tongued bell. And if I have a prophet's power, and have knowledge of all secret things; and if I have all faith, by which mountains may be moved from their place, but have...
The Cost of Being a Disciple
25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple...
"Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is this world,the lust of the flesh,and the lust of the eyes,and the pride of life,is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the...
~ Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you maybecome blameless and pure, children of God without fault in acrooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars inthe universe~
or going through in life your circumstances was never an accident. God’s hands have always been upon you. Those steep hills you had to climb and those deep valleys you have been crossing were ramps to your destiny that’s beyond your wildest dreams.
Nothing happens by...
I just love this one:
English Standard Version (ESV)
5 As you do not know the way the spirit comes to the bones in the womb of a woman with child, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.
that time the son born according to the flesh persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now.
The message bible translation:
~Galatians 4:29 MSG~
In the days of Hagar and Sarah, the child who came from faithless connivance (Ishmael) harassed the child...
judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How...
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be...
a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water
~may all who read be blessed!~
I've chosen you! You are holy and loved.
May you consistently live your life with a heart of compassion.
daily demonstrating kindness,
gentleness, and patience.
Choose to be gracefully forgive others when they disappoint you or hurt you........
just as my...
"For as the heavens are higher than the earth,so are my ways higher than your waysand my thoughts than your thoughts." "But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations."
"And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man upon it above." -Ezekiel 1:26
Just like this quote for today.
I will pour out My Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out My Spirit in those days."
~may all who read be blessed!~
who is one only outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical. 29 No, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a person’s praise is not from other people, but from God.
that makes you fearful slaves. Instead you received God's Spirit when He adopted you as his own children. Now we call Him, "Abba, Father"-
(interesting to note that Abba is usually the first syllables babies utter)
~may all who read be blessed~
while still with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name , will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. (27) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give as the world gives. Do not let your...