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PASTOR Francis Myles IS ASKING ALL OF US CHRISTIANS TO OFFER A PETITION AT THE THRONE OF GOD FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER ON THE PEOPLE DOING BLOOD SACRIFICE (SCHOOL SHOOTINGS ETC.) AND BLAMING OUR PRESIDENT. THE RESTRAINING ORDER IS, OF COURSE, FOR THE BLOOD SHED TO STOP AND FOR THE PEOPLE BEHIND IT TO BE RESTRAINED. PLEASE JOIN HIM . WE ALL UNDERSTAND THAT 'CORPORATE PRAYERS" HAVE MORE POWER. AT THIS POINT OF OUR BATTLE I"D LIKE TO SUGGEST THAT WE SELECTIVELY CONTACT TV PASTORS SENDING THEM NEWS (MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE SOURCE IS RELIABLE, MUY SUGGESTION IS TO ABOID PUBLICATIONS THAT ARE FLIP FLOP LIKE WASHINGTON STANDARD AND CHOOSE INSTEAD WND BUT EVEN BETHER THAN THAT IS TO USE THE Tor browser and select YOU TOPIC, AFTER THAT YOU CAN SEND THE LINK AND ANYONE CAN THEN FIND IT ON GOOGLE. IF YOU WANT A LIST OF ALTERNATIVE MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS YOU CAN TRUST PLEASE CONTACT ME . KEEP IN MIND THAT IF YOU OPEN THE EYES OF ONE MEGA TV PASTOR THIS PASTOR WILL BE OPENING THE EYES OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE . I BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE A MORAL AND CIVIL OBLIGATION TO DO THAT.

No I have not fallen off the planet!😜 .
The last few weeks have been incredibly busy for me so I apologize for not posting to this group in almost a month.
Hopefully I'll be more regular again starting today!
We all know this but recently I've been reminded again about the power of praising God.
Praise is an expression of adoration, of awe and gratitude for what God has done, what He is doing and what He will do.
It’s a knowing that the goodness of God has saved you more times than you know and it’s a declaration that no matter what is going on in your life, you WILL praise the Lord!
A good habit to get into is to take “praise breaks” throughout your day. They will keep you stable when the devil wants to shake you up and it will guard your peace when circumstances want to trip you up.
Praise breaks are better than coffee breaks!
Praise breaks will help you remember every time another challenge comes your way to lean back and remember all that God has done for you in the past and He hasn't changed. He is forever faithful and if He was faithful to you in the past, He will be faithful to you now and He will be faithful in the future.
Let's form the habit of "praise breaks" throughout the day. They only take a few seconds and it's amazing what a difference it will make!

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Happy Tuesday morning! Did you know.......
"Wisdom will extend your life, making every year more fruitful than the one before. So it is to your advantage to be wise. But to ignore the counsel of wisdom is to invite trouble into your life."
Proverbs 9:11-12 The Passion Translation
The pursuit of wisdom is a higher goal than the pursuit of knowledge for wisdom is the right application of what you have learned. To gain great knowledge but lack wisdom leads to all manner of difficulties in life, particularly in relationships.
For example, if you believe you know the answer to someone else's problem but they have not asked you for advice, wisdom says, 'Keep your mouth shut!' Unasked for advice can be poison to a relationship. It makes the 'adviser' come across like a 'know-it-all' and more often than not, puts a wedge between the parties involved.
Wisdom doesn't get involved in someone else's drama because it knows it has enough of its own to handle.
The book of James gives us a great description of godly wisdom.
"But the wisdom from above is always pure, filled with peace, considerate and teachable. It is filled with love, and never displays prejudice or hypocrisy in any form and it always bears the beautiful harvest of righteousness. Good seeds of wisdom's fruit will be planted with peaceful acts by those who cherish making peace."
James 3:17-18
My prayer for all of us today comes from Psalm 90:12
Lord, teach us to number our days,
That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.

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Hello everybody! Sorry I've been AWOL for a couple of weeks. We just moved - does that explain it??? And everyone who's ever moved said 'Amen'!

Declaring the Word of God is one of my favorite things to do, if not the MOST favorite! Many of you do it as well.

Sometimes, however, if we're honest, we quote a verse that we WANT to be true at that moment, though the Lord may be doing something else in our lives at the time.

For example, how often have we decreed with gusto: 'No weapon formed against me will prosper' because we interpret what's happening as an attack of the enemy when in reality, what is happening may well be a tool of the Lord to propel you forward into your destiny.

Hmmm....not sure we like that!

Go back and read Exodus 13. As the children of Israel left Egypt, God told Moses to lead them NOT in a straight path, but 'round about'. When the people thought they should go left, God said, 'Go right'.

When God says something that makes no sense to our minds, that's when we struggle the most because our minds demand that things make sense. Someone said recently, "The ones God uses the most, He perplexes the most." Can anyone relate?

We think God should always take the easiest, simplest and most comfortable route to lead us forward. When we feel like that's not what's happening, we revert to rebuking the enemy!

WHAT IF what you're facing right now is NOT an attack of the enemy but a carefully designed 'detour' from the Lord to propel you forward in your relationship with Him?

WHAT IF the situation you find yourself in right now is not a place of escape but a place of assignment?

If in fact that is true, you can quote "No weapon formed against me will prosper" all day long and nothing will change because the LORD is watching over His plan for your life and no decree or declaration will stop what He wants to do in you.

Know this: God is never late. He never says: "Oh My Self, I missed the deadline!"

While we quote scriptures from our limited time framework, God is creating a masterpiece in your life from His eternal perspective.

So...by all means, quote the Word often - every day - all the time. Just make sure that the WORD you are quoting is consistent with what the Lord is doing in your life.

Instead of jumping to the default: "It's an attack of the enemy, " how about we get in the habit of quoting: "I will bless the Lord at all times. His praise shall continually be in my mouth."

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Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. John 15:2

These words of Jesus are a promise that as you and I bear fruit in our walk with Him, we can expect seasons of pruning for our own good.

Pruning isn't fun. To prune a tree or a plant means you have to cut it back, lop off diseased or dead branches and strip it of dead leaves. Afterwards the tree or plant can look pretty bare.
However, the result of the pruning is a more beautiful, lush and healthy tree or plant.

When it comes to us, think of it this way. The Lord may have given you a gift and you develop it and use it effectively for the Kingdom of God. In other words, you're doing well.

That is precisely when you need pruning! That gift you nurtured is not really yours, it's God who gives generously of His gifts to us. When things are going well, so that it's easy to miss a few 'dead branches', the Lord well may say to you,
'Give Me back the gift I gave you.'

The Lord cannot prune what is not in His hands.

That is precisely what He did with Abraham. Isaac was a miraculous gift and at the right moment, God said to Abraham: 'Give Isaac back to Me.'

Why? So that Abraham would not get to the place where he loved Isaac more than He loved God.

That's why the Lord said to Him: "I AM YOUR REWARD..."
Not Isaac, not Israel, not anything or anyone else.

Friends, Jesus is our Reward. It's all about HIM!

5 months ago

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. John 15:2

These words of Jesus are a promise that as you and I bear fruit in our walk with Him, we can expect seasons of pruning for our own good.

Pruning isn't fun. To prune a tree or a plant means you have to cut it back, lop off diseased or dead branches and strip it of dead leaves. Afterwards the tree or plant can look pretty bare.
However, the result of the pruning is a more beautiful, lush and healthy tree or plant.

When it comes to us, think of it this way. The Lord may have given you a gift and you develop it and use it effectively for the Kingdom of God. In other words, you're doing well.

That is precisely when you need pruning! That gift you nurtured is not really yours, it's God who gives generously of His gifts to us. When things are going well, so that it's easy to miss a few 'dead branches', the Lord well may say to you,
'Give Me back the gift I gave you.'

The Lord cannot prune what is not in His hands.

That is precisely what He did with Abraham. Isaac was a miraculous gift and at the right moment, God said to Abraham: 'Give Isaac back to Me.'

Why? So that Abraham would not get to the place where he loved Isaac more than He loved God.

That's why the Lord said to Him: "I AM YOUR REWARD..."
Not Isaac, not Israel, not anything or anyone else.

Friends, Jesus is our Reward. It's all about HIM!

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