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A Broken Heart

Spiritual Brokenness

What is God peeling off from your life?
What first comes to your head when you think of being broken?
What have you established between you and total surrender to God?
What do you want more than you trust God?
What do you love more than God?

A Broken Heart

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. (Psalm 34:18)

God will break us, modify us, and make us grow until we reach spiritual maturity.

No matter how long it uses up or how complicated the system could be, God will keep on breaking us and bring us to a place of integrity and spiritual maturity so that He could use us as his instrument in bringing others to wholeness and spiritual maturity. We can not attain spiritual maturity without suffering and pain, and we cannot engage in teaching without being willing to suffer even more power and pain. The joy set before us is the satisfaction of experiencing that God is with us. He is doing His oeuvre in us, and through us, there is no joy greater than knowing that God is pleased with us.

Maybe you are facing a point of brokenness, and it is as if the emotional pain is more than you can handle. Or maybe you are dealing with a series of disappointments. Instead of becoming fearful, which is what Satan wants to pull you away from God, ask God to reveal to you what He is up to.

God did not stop the thorn from Paul's life, but He helped him understand why He allowed it to remain. The Holy Spirit revealed a hint of pride in Paul's life, and it was given to humble him and cause him to rely only on Christ - 2 Corinthians 12:1-11.

In experiencing God's altar of brokenness, you will encounter spiritual knowledge, which was missing before the trial started.

Do not be surprised on the fiery ordeal which is to try you, as though something strange befell on you, but rejoice to the extent that you share in Christ's agony, so that when His glory is revealed, you may be overjoyed -1 Peter 4:12 -13.

God knows that soldiers are only created in a conflict. They are not developed in peaceful times. Warriors are highly educated in the midst of whizzing bullets and roaring cannonades.

God is developing the qualities of a soldier in us, by throwing us into the battle. We should use every endeavor to come off as a winner.

Brokenness is a sign of the love of God for us. 
It shows His interest in our life. When He breaks our self-reliance, it is because He loves us. He knows that when we are left on our own, we could easily give in into pride and selfishness. Any discipline that we face in times of brokenness is God's way of preparing us for future ministry.

God uses brokenness to deepen our wisdom in at least three ways:
  1. We get a new understanding of His grace and provision.
  2. We get to develop a complete understanding of our self.
  3. Our compassion and concern for others' misery grows.
God has one thing in mind for brokenness. And that is spiritual victory. You will soon discover that Jesus can use our weakness and make it into glory, strength, hope and honor. Trust Jesus to change your life, because He is the one who can.

God is purifying and proving us. He will refine us as gold until His face is reflected in us.

When we are not willing to endure hardness and allow suffering for the sake of truth, which God requires, it means that our wills are not conquered. It means that we did not consecrate ourselves wholly to God. They did not seek the greater choice which is to do His will.

Ministers and people need spirituality and true godliness. God will shake everything that can be shaken because God wants for everyone to repent and not perish, but have eternal life. (Hebrews 12:27)

We will be brought into the most trying positions. 
We must all be settled, rooted, and grounded in the truth, or our steps will inevitably slip.

If God comforts and nourishes the man with His presence, then it can withstand even though it is dark and difficult. For the night will soon pass away, and the true light shines forever.

God purifies His people, zealous of charitable works. God is our refiner and purifier until His face is fully reflected in us.

Then the prayer of Jesus will be answered in us: Sanctify them through your truth: your word is truth.
When the truth has sanctified our hearts and lives, we can glorify Him as partakers of His divine nature, having escaped all evil that is in the world, and we can contribute to God satisfactory service.

What is it that you trust more than you trust God?

Jacob's name means "the one who struggled with God".

1. Jacob blessed himself.

Jacob tried to support himself by buying God’s grace. Through guile, he oblige his older brother to trade his birthright, which is the blessing of a father meant for the eldest son. God cannot use a self-reliant person. This alone can explain the answer to the deviousness of our self-life. It is not a matter of reformation or of moral resolutions or even of our determination. It is a matter of the Holy Spirit possessing us to the full, ruling and governing our lives.

It was only when Jacob was broken, that he was blessed. It would be dangerous for God to bless an unbroken man. It is like giving a gun to a baby. God is mindful.

2. Jacob is broken.

Jacob’s furious brother threatened him with annihilation. It was during this brokenness that God met Jacob and wrestled with him until dawn. God dislocates Jacob’s hip to prove that Jacob was no match for God. (Genesis 32:25)
Our bodies are buried in brokenness, but they will be raised in glory. They are buried in weakness, but they will be raised in strength. (Corinthians 15:43)
It means liable and not weak but given. Just like Jacob, God strips us. Jacob was hopeless and crippled. Just like sheep, we are crippled to get us to the place where He can use us. It was when he was broken that he desperately held on to God.

I will not let you go unless you bless me. (Genesis 32:26)

Until we hold on to God, we would not be fully receptive to God's direction and purpose for us. With his new direction and purpose, God gave Jacob a new name which is Israel, which means the one who struggled with God and has overcome. 

He struggled with the angel and overcame him. Jacob wept and begged for his favor. (Hosea 12:4)

Jacob surrendered his all to God, broken and repentant.

3. Jacob is blessed.

From lying and scheming, God brought security to Jacob.
From striving, God brought rest.

and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. (Acts 11:26)

Then the man said, “Let me go, for it is daybreak.” But Jacob replied, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.” (Genesis 32:26)
 Jacob said, “Please tell me your name.” But he replied, “Why do you ask my name?” Then he blessed him there. (Genesis 32:29)
By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons and worshiped as he leaned on the top of his staff. (Hebrews 11:21)

I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'? He is not the God of the dead but of the living. (Matthew 22:32)

Ask for forgiveness and make matters right.

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:3)

But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. (2 Corinthians 4:7)

God brought Eve to Adam.

When people spend some time with you, do they say you're a Christian?

I honor my Father and you dishonor me. (John 8:49)

Jesus, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. (Philippians 3:21)

When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. (Colossians 3:4)
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Heaven and Earth

Heaven and Earth


Be renewed from the spirit and let it present itself into your behavior as God accurately reproduces his character in you. (Ephesians 4:22-24)

Many religions sell the old lie that we are sacred or can become gods. 

We are too far from becoming a god. 
That prideful invention is Satan’s oldest attraction. 
Satan deceived Eve in following his advice by telling her that she will become like God. 


The Fall
Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?
The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’”
“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it.
(Genesis 3:1-6)

This desire to be an icon shows up every time we try to control our environment, our future, and people around us. As creations, we will never be the creator. 

God wants us to become godly but not to become a god. 
God wants us to take on His values, attitudes, and character.

God wants us to take on an entirely new way of life fashioned by Him. 

We were instructed, with respect to our previous way of life, to put off our former self, which is being demoralized by its corrupt desires. God wants us to be made new in the perspective of our minds and to build on the newfound self, created to be like God in perfect righteousness and holiness. (Ephesians 4:22-24)

God’s ultimate goal for our life on Earth is not luxury, but character development. He wants us to grow up spiritually and become Christ-like. It does not mean becoming a clone. God created our uniqueness, so He certainly does not want to spoil it. Christ-likeness is all about transforming our character, not our personality.


Every time that we forget that our character is one of God’s purposes for our life, we will be disappointed with our circumstances.


You may be wondering why you have such a hard time. An answer to that is life is supposed to be difficult because it is what enables you to develop. But the earth is not yet heaven.


Many Christians misunderstand the promise of Jesus of the abundant life to a comfortable lifestyle, constant happiness, full understanding of our dreams, instant relief from problems through faith and devotion. 

These demand Christian life to be easy. 
These people wanted Heaven on Earth.

God is not a genie who only exists to serve you in your selfish pursuit of personal fulfillment.


God is not your slave.


If we fall for the idea that life is supposed to be easy, we either become severely disillusioned or stay in denial of reality.

Life is not about you.

We live for God’s purposes, not the other way around. 
God does not allow Heaven on Earth because He has planned it for you in paradise.
God gives us our life on earth to build and strengthen our soul for Heaven. 

God wants us to get the kind of character described in the Beatitudes of Jesus, which are to be poor in spirit, meek, starved for righteousness, merciful, pure in heart, peacemaker, and righteous. (Matthew 5:1-12)

God wants us to produce the fruit of the Spirit such as love, joyfulness, peace, forbearance, benignity, goodness, fidelity, mildness, and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23)


He wants us to make every effort to add to our faith love and to love, cognition, and to knowledge, self-discipline, and to self-control, persistence, and to perseverance, godliness, and to godliness, shared warmheartedness, and to mutual affection, love, because possessing these qualities in increasing measure, will keep us from being poor and useless in our discernment of our Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Peter 1:5-8)


God wants us to love others by exhibiting patience, kindness, trust, humility. He wants us not to be rude, self-seeking, irritable. God doesn't want us to keep a record of complaints. God wants us to be disappointed with corruption, but happy with the truth. God wants us to put up with all things, trust in all things, hope for all things and endure all things. He wants us to love unfailingly. (1 Corinthians 13)
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Lying will Destroy your Integrity

A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity. - Baltasar Gracian

Lying will destroy your Integrity.

Has someone lied to you?

Lying pervades everything. 

Once  they start to lie, liars will deceive others to get their way.


Lying is no different from stealing. 
More often than not, lying is used to get something that liars do not have. However, lying had been so common in practice that it had been an accepted way or strategy to get ahead.

We tend to forget that happiness doesn`t come as a result of getting something we don`t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Frederick Keonig

It is hard to imagine that some of your friends would make misleading stories just to get something, yet they do it all the time. Sadly, this happens more than you realize.

Think about the damage that people make when they lie to recognize the tragic consequences of these lies. I can not overemphasize the consequence of lying. Deliberately telling a false statement is a lie, no matter how bizarre liars would want to think about it.

Lying may be considered a criminal activity when done in a business setting, even if it is considered to be very separate from “real” problems. Clearly, every lie is a crime. 

You shall not bear false witness.

The Eight Commandment, you should not bear false witness against your neighbor, is especially useful for the welfare of society. There is a reason this precept is crucial because of the evil that lying causes. 

It prohibits false statement that is known to be untrue.
It forbids pronouncing one guilty without having heard his defense.
It prohibits the damage to a person’s identity by engaging a malicious lie.


God detests lying lips. (Proverbs 12:22)

It forbids imputing faults to others unduly, exaggerating real faults and defects, or denying their admirable qualities or actions.
It makes known the secret faults of another without just cause. 
It is commonly done by imparting malicious gossip. 
You should not be a critic nor a whisperer among the people.

Liars are rarely concerned with the well-being of others. 

If you let yourself lie once, you would find it much easier to lie the second time, and the third time, until it becomes a habit.

Lying is wrong regardless of its reason.

Lying is the same as cheating on taxes but only worse. 
Apparently, liars and cheaters are both untrustworthy. 
Their behavior is immoral. 

Whether it is lying about a colleague or deceiving a partner, it is still a lie. Once they start lying, they are likely to do it again if given the opportunity. You can find unethical behavior in all environments.



Lying and backstabbing are so dispersive that those who make it do not think twice about it. Instead, they blame others to justify their desires and weaknesses. 

Once you find someone to be dishonest, keep in mind that this person will lie again whenever it profits them.

Lying is the same with cheating athletes.
Athletes who cheat to win have convinced themselves that it is okay to win at all costs.

Lies progress in social precariousness, when people no longer hold the commandments that affect our behavior towards one another.

Lying is unparalleled in athletics and the workplace. 
Since cheating and lying in business practices are commonplace; lying is often mistaken to be something right to do. However, obviously, it is never appropriate to deceive anyone.

Taking credit for the work of others in order to gain influence is not leadership.
It is unethical behavior and, it is con. 

Businesses where business is believed to be the most important expects lying as a  behavior.Honesty is the best policy seems to be an infamous system and everything seems to have a price. Lying has become necessary for many people. 

Liars, regardless of the moral aspects of lying, believe that lying benefits themselves, even  at the expense of the deceived. With this thinking, they begin to lie to their selves by telling themselves that what they are doing is okay. However, lying is not okay.

Lying is perverse, deceptive, and unethical, carried out to get one’s way. It is only fair that liars get caught. 

Lying make matters worse. It destroys personal relationships. It hurts your relationships with friends and family. Lying causes you to have a load to bring with you. It makes you feel sick inside. You burn your connection with someone by lying.

Liars often internalize their lies to the extent that they begin to imagine the lie is right. This self-deception feeds at the liar's integrity while aiding to maintain a sense of inner peace. The downside is that prevaricators know what they've done and will live with it for the rest of their lives.

Considering the various forms of workplace corruption that occur, discourtesy is at the lowest end of the workplace abuse steps, because rudeness and disrespect tend to fall short of forbidden behaviors such as racism and harassment. Liars want to believe that they are happy but often deep inside the opposition grows and spreads like gangrene.

Many people would agree that a friendly work environment with ethical employees is beneficial to everyone as well as the business itself compared to a dishonest environment. 

Companies with credible employers, employees, and products are more productive than sales driven by lying and cheating. An excellent reputation for honesty helps to turn potential customers into actual customers.

Individuals and businesses that cheat others demonstrate unjustified and immoral behaviors, where in a matter of time, employees would sue for rudeness and recover damages.

Lying is not a deviance or an infrequent practice. The culture of lying permeates life from business organizations engaged in corrupt practices to friends making up stories.

Lying is a culture of contempt and avarice. Lying has a pervasive effect on all facet of life, including the services of business organizations.

Strangely enough, this issue has received extraordinarily little attention and investigation. Moreover, yet, although telling the truth is essential, it is often brushed aside for an easier path.

Lying is clearly a form of intentional assault on another person. Lying has the potential to cause immeasurable damage in the deceived person. Such fraud can be coercive. It is just very difficult to think or to conclude that lying is acceptable.

It is not true that a liar lies without any privilege. Lying like criticizing, demeaning, or hectoring a person, is commonly done to give the client a sense of importance. By a lie, a man throws his honor aside and extinguishes his integrity as a man.

The usual motives of liars are insecurity, jealousy, and greed. Liars have no credibility and are not citizens of integrity and righteousness. To use speech for the purpose of deception is a crime. 

A liar diminishes himself by lying. Stated somewhat differently, a person without integrity is weak. However, bear in mind that they are still dangerous.

Liars are critical. 

If someone has knifed you in the past or double-crossed you, you are most likely confused how someone you considered as a friend would do such a thing. You are probably puzzled not so much of what that friend did, but how he/she did it.

It is simply a silly matter how liars will distort facts to achieve something they want, but haven’t earned. Their behavior is immoral and, they do not convey professionalism or a code of conduct, even though they may act as though they do. Liars have trouble with embracing organizations with a professional intent.

Legal experts recognize the need for ethics and commitment to standards and professionalism. These people do not lie, steal or deceive others for personal profit. 

If you find yourself in the presence of someone who has lied about you, do not adhere to the circumstances. Forgive and move forward. Clinging to the past would only keep you from your future. People naturally need friends and they want people that they can trust.

Whatever a man sends out in word or deed, will return to him. 
Whatever he gives, he will receive. 

CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE.


Betrayal in any type of relationships always hurts someone leaving a pain that does not heal quickly. TO turn things around, FORGIVE.  You may forget that person without forgetting their injurious act.

Even liars do not wish to be lied to. Even liars demand honesty from others. Honesty is part of one’s moral character. Honesty indicates integrity and honesty, which are contrary to lying and cheating.

A man throws away and destroys his dignity by a lie.

HOW TO DEAL WITH LIARS

Journaling or just writing about what happened draws you to find peace of mind. Express your emotions. LIFE is worth LIVING.
Have faith and never lose hope.


FOR THOSE WHO HAVE DECEIVED OTHERS


Think about the harm that you have done. 
Imagine the consequences of your behavior. 
It is pathetically tiresome if not self-destructive. 
Cutting corners is never acceptable or appropriate. 
Why did you lie? What were you thinking?


Eventually, what you did and how you did it becomes apparent to you and to everyone else who lived with the chagrin of your lies, but this does not fix things up.

FOR THE VICTIMS
Liars probably told you that it is your problem and that they do not have a problem. 
These are usually the people who need compassion to deal with the stress and the reckless purpose of lying. Their spiritual side does not require processing events but facts and feelings.

To come to terms with the wickedness of lying is not easy. The crime would become clear in time, but forgiving is often impossible. Use a little empathy and provide a path for the fabricator to save face.

Have you lied about someone? Did you own up to it? 

It is never easy to own up to a lie. 
If you could only imagine the suffering and consequences of your lies, it would probably make you think twice before lying. Your victim would probably forgive you for every filthy fact that you've said and did, despite the massive amount of hurt you have inflicted on them.

Death is a cure for the diseases of the flesh.
However, it cannot cure or preserve life. 
While there are many aspects to it, the families who are hurting are not dead. 
They experience the liars’ greed and cruelty, damaging their feelings, finances, and emotions impacting them harmfully.

Liars are indifferent to the treachery of their statements and its consequence on others. Liars hurt people. All that we can do is to forgive even though it is difficult if not hard to do. Forgive and forget. Even if forgetting is not always easy to do.

Do not lie to one another - Colossians 3:5.

Lying destroys your integrity. 

Absolve the liars for destroying their dignity. 
Leave it behind you, even if it is difficult.
Move Forward and Get on with your life.
DO not waste your time for liars. They are not worth the waste. 
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The Spiritual Journey to Spiritual Awakening

The Spiritual Journey to Spiritual Awakening

Anyone who chooses to surrender to God's will would find out whether His teaching comes from God. (John 7:17)

Spiritual Enlightenment

To gain spiritual wisdom, we must follow first, before any intellectual pursuit from spiritual books. 

If we need technical expertise, Intellectual curiosity could be our guide. But if we desire knowledge and expertise in the teachings of Jesus, we can only attain it through obedience.

Spiritual Journey

If spiritual things look dark and incomprehensible to you, it is evident that there is a sense of disobedience somewhere in your life. 

While Intellectual darkness is the result of ignorance, spiritual darkness is the result of disobedience. 

No one ever receives a message from God without being tested regarding it. We do not follow, and yet we wonder why we do not grow spiritually.

Jesus said that if you submit your gift to the Lord's table, and recall that somebody has something against you, leave your offering before the Lord's table, and reconcile with your neighbor and then come and offer your gift. (Matthew 5:23-24)


Jesus is saying that we should first be obedient by making things right before we say another word to Him.

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice. (Proverbs 21:3)


We should not exist as a pretender before Him. He instructs us down to the very detail. The Spirit of God uncovers our ideas of self-justification and makes us sensible even to things that we never considered before.


When Jesus tells us something through His Word, we should not attempt to avoid it. If we do, we become a spiritual impostor. Examine the things you choose only to ignore, and where you have refused to be obedient, and you will understand why you are not growing spiritually. As Jesus said, we must first of all obey, even at the threat of being considered as overzealous, you must obey what God tells you.
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Obedience Unlocks God's Power

Obedience Unlocks God's Power


Let the Spirit change your way of thinking. (Ephesians 4:23 CEV)

Throughout the Bible, you will see a significant principle repeatedly illustrated. It is only, after an act of faith is taken that the Holy Spirit releases power.

When Joshua faced an impassable barrier, the flood waters of the Jordan River lowered only after, the leaders stepped into the rushing water in obedience and faith. 

Obedience unlocks God’s power.

God waits for you to act first. 
Do not wait to feel powerful or certain.

Move despite your weakness. 
Doing the right thing despite your fears and feelings is how you collaborate with the Holy Spirit. It is how your character develops.

Our choice to live for God and our efforts as redeemed Christians to bear fruits of faith are authorized by the Holy Spirit. 

Our attempts and even our commitment to spiritually grow is the work of the Holy Spirit working in us and through us. It is never something that we do apart from Him and His support. There is nothing that we need to do to add up to what Jesus has already done for us. Because of Jesus, God is already pleased with us as He is ever going to be. While our efforts have nothing to do with our salvation, it has a lot to do with our spiritual development. 

At least eight times in the New Testament we are told to “make every effort” in our progress toward becoming like Jesus.

Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to.(Luke 13:24)

 Let us, therefore, make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification. (Romans 14:19)

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. (Ephesians 4:3)

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.(2 Timothy 2:15)

 Let us. Therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.(Hebrews 4:11)

Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. (Hebrews 12:14)

So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.(2 Peter 3:14)

Let go of your old ways of acting.
Everything ... connected with that old way of life has to go. 
It’s rotten through and through. Get rid of it! (Ephesians 4:22)

Change the way you think.
Let the Spirit change your way of thinking. (Ephesians 4:23)

Be transformed by the renewing of your minds. (Romans 12:2)

Develop the habits of Jesus. 
Character is essentially the product of habits. 
It is how you habitually act.

Put on the new self created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. (Ephesians 4:24)

God waits for you to move first.
What are the steps that you need to take to move out of your fears and feelings?
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Ezra's Prayer

Ezra's Prayer

After learning about the sins of the people, Ezra fell to his knees in prayer. His heartfelt prayer provides an excellent perspective on sin. (Ezra 9:5-15) 

He recognized

1. That sin is serious,
2. That no one sins without affecting others,
3. That he was not blameless even if he didn't have a pagan partner,
4. That God's love had spared the land even when there was nothing that they did to be worthy of it.

In a world that sees sin as inconsequential, it is easy for us to view sin lightly, but we should consider sin as Ezra did. As what my discipler told me: do not minimize sin by calling it as weakness. Sin is sin.

Ezra's prayer confessed the sins of his people. Although he had not sinned the way his family had, he identified with consequences and desire that people would come to their senses and repent. Even when we sin in the worst possible way, we can go to God with prayers of repentance. 

Following Ezra's prayer, the people confessed their sin to God and asked for guidance in restoring their relationship with God.

True repentance is not mere lip service where it ends with words of confession. It must lead to proper behavior and a changed attitude. If we have sinned but are truly sorry, here are the steps that we should do.

1. Confess it to God,
2. Ask for His forgiveness and,
3. Receive His grace and mercy.
4. and as an act of Thankfulness for our forgiveness, we should make the needed corrections.

Praise God for His faithfulness and love for me. 
I couldn't imagine any better life with a different god.
Kindly pray for complete healing for me for my cervical vertigo. 
I was asked to take a cranial CT scan. 
But praise God that I'm still praying about it since it is kinda costly and because I know that it could give me radiation and it has detrimental effects.
I pray that I wouldn't need it anymore since God has never let me down yet. 
But whatever His will is, I know that it is for my best. 
Please pray for me that God will give me wisdom, discernment, knowledge, skill and strength, to do and not do what He wants me to do. 
Please pray that I may be able to glorify Him, in everything and all things. 
May my will be always aligned to His that I will hate what He detests and that I will love Him with all my heart, soul, mind and strength.

How can I pray for you?
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Rejoice

Rejoice



All throughout the Bible, we are told to rejoice in the Lord always. (Psalm 97:12)

Rejoicing

Rejoicing does not only mean verbalizing with words or giving God praise but also brightening up, spinning around and leaping for joy.

You rejoice with your countenance. 
Simply smiling is rejoicing. 

When times are tough, and are not going as planned, choose to smile and have a pleasant demeanor no matter what.

Smile not because you feel like it, or because everything is perfect, but because you have faith. 

Smiling is a way of saying to God that you trust Him to be working all things out for your good.

Choose to rejoice in the Lord! Smile and show everyone your trust is in the Lord. 

God's love goes way beyond your difficulty. 
Even when you don’t see a way, God is making a way for you.
Ask God to fill you with His overflowing love, joy and peace as you surrender your life to Him.
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Dear God's Best

A letter from HIM

Dear God’s Best,

We were never created to be alone, we thrive off of love and romance, so I think it would be reciprocally fit for us to find each other soonest.

To be honest, even if most guys would not accept this, I miss you as much as you want me. I tried to pretend just like one of those guys who won't admit this, but the truth is, in my heart, nothing could be more rewarding than to be your understanding and loving provider, your husband.

My plans and thought are all over. I ask God daily for advice and support. God is the only one who sees the large picture. I am just as lost as you are.

I know that there are wondrous things out there for us to learn together, God will show them to each of us in time. There is a reason why we are still not together. Apparently, It is because we haven’t met up to now. Or if we have, we have not until now acquire to know each other.

God has been dealing with me on issues that would only bring our relationship over. I struggle with the idea of being forgiven without reason, and I want to learn to be more receptive of grace. Until I am, please do not quit on me. 

Truthfully, the reason we are not together is because I have asked God to put off on our meeting until I am ready to be the person you deserved. I have some fears. Trust me, nothing is scarier for a guy than to believe that he will be the sentiment lovestruck one, while you look on in contempt. 

I don’t want to faint when we meet, and your heart will just melt at my smile. Do not be afraid, you can never ask excessively a terrific deal of God. Nothing is beyond His capability. The reason you desire these things is that God created these desires in you, specifically for me. And I am the only one who will be these things. You would not be satisfied with any other guy.

And trust me, I am far from impeccable. My heart suffers at the very idea that you would marry me. I think that I am undeserving. It is unfair that someone with a past like mine gets matched with the girl of my dreams. But the beauty of grace, is that it creates life, not fair.

I had been looking for you. I am still waiting for the perfect time that God will choose for us to meet. The fact that I know that you are out at that place doing the exact, simply strengthens me also.

Love is not a feeling or emotion but a decision. And I have already decided to love you unconditionally into eternity.

Admittedly, an attractive appearance is impressive, but appearances can be deceiving. Don’t worry about it. Just be yourself.

My eyes were created with you in mind, so you have an advantage over other women. Plus, if you make yourself look too appetizing, it is possible that you will attract more than just me. I do not want to have to stop the hounds off my lady.

Your flaws are what make you unique, and I can save you just as comfortable on my screensaver as any of those other ladies. And the prizewinning part is, then I will see the actual lady right by my side to keep me warm.

Best of luck with the cover snatching, you’ll need it. While there are a lot of lovely ladies out there, there is just one for me. I would never settle down for somebody I could stay with, and you shouldn’t either. Where is the joy in that? I am the ace you could never conceive of living without.

I’m the guy you might see at first, but just in that, obscure kind of way, but if you got to know me, you’d get a guy that yearns after God, and that is what will help you understand the way God has laid out for the both of us.

If I only saw the appeal from the world’s perspective, I’d be a pretty lonely single, wouldn’t I? Nothing is more beautiful than a beautiful soul. I could never hold off to be captivated by yours. I would catch on all the pain the world could throw at you, and you would be the paradise that would help me do it. 

I’ll be the first to acknowledge, I struggle with taking a passive role. It is difficult to be a leader without anyone to lead. It is hard to discern who to pursue. I guess my immense fear is accidentally getting over-involved with someone who is not you. I had been hurt and rejected, and mostly because I had pursued. In fact, most of the stupid things that I have done were from hunting. Maybe I should learn to do less shooting and more tracking. I cannot just launch into a group and wish for a hit. 

God has directed me on how to fix my sights to see you. And you’ll be my trophy wife. I couldn’t help myself with that one. You should know that if you think I’d get wed for the interest of getting married, perhaps you were the one looking in the wrong places. Marriage is a decision for life, and that’s a choice I’d be heartbroken to give to anyone but you. That and I want my rib back. There is no one I’d rather make my life with. 

We’ll have our difficulties, but we would also have our victories, and there is no one else other than you whom I would rather share my experience with. I know that there’s no way I will become the man God wants me to be without you. I am becoming exhausted myself. It’s been years, and I have not kissed anyone. Trust me, I would rather be in your arms. I was not terribly alone, but I was as calm as. I am one of those who seems isolated in the crowd, because I just do not fit in. I am not of this world, and that is how you will be able to know who I am. I can not hold off till I can feel you as we see in our first New yr unitedly. It will be my happiest instance until the next time you smile.

Good night to you, my love! God’s day is His own, but I pray that He would consider our time not spent together as time lost. I will look for you until I die, but I hope God to make sure it does not take that long. Do not settle for Mr. Good Enough. Believe me, when we meet, he is going to look like the frog.

I do not know what you look like, but I know you will be the woman that God has formed from and for me. I am sure that you will exhibit integrity, faith, tenderness, and a pure heart, which are each an attraction on its own. Just one of these is worth waiting an infinity for.

 I have loved you as long as you take me, and for the same reason. Do not quit waiting for me. I am searching for you. When we meet at last, you can be confident God was the one who is the mastermind to carry out the best in both of us, to glorify Him in the greatest way attainable. God has been moving in both of our lives, and He has been moving us together. It is only a matter of time before that finally happens.


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