Saturday, May 2, 2015

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD

he is my shepherd

I want for nothing

he restores my soul

he leads me in paths of righteousness

he is always with me

he maketh my cup to overflow

goodness & mercy follow me

I will dwell with him

 

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

SUNDAY SELECTIONS

THIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS

how sweet it is to trust in Jesus,just to take him at his word, to rest upon his promise are you trusting in him today? are you taking  him at his word? are you resting in his promises?

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus"

’Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to take Him at His Word;
Just to rest upon His promise,
And to know, "Thus says the Lord!"

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Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him!
How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er
Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!
O for grace to trust Him more!

O how sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just to trust His cleansing blood;
And in simple faith to plunge me
’Neath the healing, cleansing flood!

Refrain

Yes, ’tis sweet to trust in Jesus,
Just from sin and self to cease;
Just from Jesus simply taking
Life and rest, and joy and peace.

Refrain

I’m so glad I learned to trust Thee,
Precious Jesus, Savior, Friend;
And I know that Thou art with me,
Wilt be with me to the end.

Refrain

"'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus"

do you ever stop to think where our songs come from? what inspires them? the History?

(internet source)

According to the story: It was a beautiful sunny day. Louisa M. Stead, her husband, and her daughter Lily, decided to go for a picnic. They went picnicking on Long Island Sound. While having their picnic, the Steads heard a scream. It was from a young boy. Mr. Stead ran to the rescue. Louisa Stead and young Lily watched helplessly as Mr. Stead and the boy drowned. Their troubles were not over yet, however, and without her husband, Mrs. Stead became very poor and destitute.Yet God never left her. He provided for her always and she and her daughter made it through. Louisa learned to trust God, and thus the words to the song 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus.' Shortly after this incident, Louisa and her daughter Lily moved to South Africa where they became missionaries.

The song is included in many hymnals and has been recorded by many artists

for more History on Tis So sweet To Trust In Jesus

http://ladyfiddler.hubpages.com/hub/The-Tragic-Story-behind-the-song-Tis-so-sweet-to-trust-in-Jesus

I am glad I can say whatever life throws my way I can still trust him, I may not understand everything but I can take him at his word when  he says he will never leave nor forsake me, he is my savior, my friend, I trust him

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 20, 2015

STILL POWERFUL!

 

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as far back as great grandmothers, childhood, the white one I won by answering a Bible question on the radio back in the 70's, I noticed in the big one from Terry's grandmother she had written in a simple but powerful scripture on the first page, be sure your sins will find you out.........even generations before they stood in the gap & instilled the word, how powerful!, they sit on a shelf in our office among other precious memories, they may appear as just old tattered & worn to you but I promise you the words between the pages are still just as powerful!

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

HE WILL WATCH OVER YOU

 

1: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

2: My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.

 
3 :He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

4:Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.


Psalms 5 The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.

6 :The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.

7 :The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

 
8 :The LORD shall preserve thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore

(Psalms 121:1-8)

Sunday, April 12, 2015

SPEAK THE WORD

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rCbSfc9Jz6U

sorry I couldn’t get the video to come up but the link will take you right to it, the word is a powerful thing,  does your heart ach to hear his word?  are you willing to go where he would have you to go? let this song minister to your soul

 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

ATTEND MY WORD

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My son  attend to my words, incline thine ear unto my  saying, Let them not depart from thine eyes, keep them in the mist of thine heart, For they are life unto those that find them and health to all their flesh (Prov.4:20-22)

Deut. 11 tells us not only to bind the word in our heart but in our soul as well

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings (Prov.4;20)

attend: to listen, to heed, to wait upon, to apply, to be ready to serve

incline: to lower or bend the heard or ear or body as in a nod or bow, a deviation from a definite direction

when we listen with  a whole heart, take heed to what the spirit is saying, not deviating from the left nor to the right but stand firm in one direction looking straight ahead with our ear leaned toward the word, waiting, willing & ready to serve it is then the flood gates of heaven will begin to open

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

NEVER ALONE

God always puts just the right thing in our eyesight at just the right moment, as I was standing at the edge of the lake taking pictures when a group of 4 baby Canadian geese swam by ,but where was mama? surely she didn't think they were big enough to go it alone? but I'm sure she was close by watching me as well & standing by ready to attack if need be, isn't that the way we are with God? there are times when we feel we're having to go it alone but he is there with an all seeing eye, when we're in the middle of our storm he stirs up the faith within us & reminds us that we are covered with his wings ,did you know that when you have faith not only are you not alone, but faith does not come alone , it comes with love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness & goodness? we are truly never alone!+