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Showing posts with label FAITH MATTERS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FAITH MATTERS. Show all posts

Nov 24, 2016

Many Awesome Reasons Why Christians Should To Be Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving Day to everyone . 
There are so many awesome reasons to count your blessings this Thanksgiving Day that I just wanted to share them with you, and of course, if you have more please feel free to add them to the comment section below. 
  1. You went to bed last night and you woke up this morning, and if you woke up into a peaceful day, you should be thankful because someone went to sleep last night but slept into eternity.
  2. God forgives your sins and iniquities, and heals all your diseases.
  3. God redeems your life from destruction's and the desires of the wicked.
  4. When sinners wants to be kind but cannot, God crowns you with loving-kindness .
  5. When sinners mouths are full of bitterness and evil words, God satisfies your mouth with good things.
  6. God makes his way known to you.
  7. God is merciful, gracious, and slow to anger because he shows great mercy on those who fear him.
  8. God blesses our children and grandchildren who obey him.
  9. God removes his transgressions from us/
  10. God says, " I will never leave or forsake you."

Oct 28, 2015

Overcoming fear

 This post will show you how I got the victory over  fear.  Thinking back over the years,

I don't know why I was so fearful, but as far as I can remember, I was always fearful of speaking in front of others, at church and everywhere which left me feeling guilty and less than others!    Even during bible teaching when the crowd was small, I was afraid to speak my thoughts.  At work, I had to say a few words before others and fear caused me to get nervous and my words didn't come our right.  It wasn't that I didn't have anything good to say, because most of the time, I did have good points to make, but I was always afraid my words wouldn't come out right, and usually, they didn't. Finally, I got tired of being defeated by fear and started sincerely praying to God and asking him to deliver me from the spirit of fear, and I began to read scriptures related to fear and where it originated and how to overcome it.  Praise the Lord because my strategies worked for me and I'm confident they'll work for you as well. 

Here's a short prayer that  helps to overcome fear
I will not be intimidated by anything of this world. I renounce all fear of intimidation and control, in the name of Jesus Amen.


2 Timothy 1:7 says, "God has not given us the spirit of fear  but of power, love, and a sound mind." 
the acronym for fear is F= false E = evidence A=appearing R=real, false evidence appearing real. 
Psalms 27:1 says, " The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear?  The Lord is the strength of my life, of whom shall I be afraid?" So, I was aware that fear is from the devil, but I believe that something happened in my childhood that caused me to have such fear of failure.  Prayer, reading the scriptures and reminding yourself daily of the scriptures and reminding yourself daily that being afraid of things going wrong, isn't the way to make things right