I seek You will all my heart

“10 I seek you with all my heart;
    do not let me stray from your commands.
  11 I have hidden your word in my heart
    that I might not sin against you.”

NIV Psalm 119:10-11; KJV Psalm 119:10-11

Read Psalm 119

Lord, I need you and I seek you every day. When I am happy I seek you, even more when I am sad. When everything goes smoothly I need you, but even more when things go wrong. Be with me Lord, that’s my prayer today and be with all who trust in You and all who seek You and all who are still not aware of You. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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The Lord disciplines the one He loves

“5 And have you completely forgotten this word of encouragement that addresses you as a father addresses his son? It says,
 “My son, do not make light of the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not lose heart when he rebukes you,
  6 because the Lord disciplines the one he loves,
    and he chastens everyone he accepts as his son.”

NIV Hebrews 12:5-6; KJV Hebrews 12:5-6

We all go through hard times, but everyone reacts differently. When I didn’t know Jesus I would worry and fret, and I would just feel down and hopeless. When Jesus entered my life all that has changed. It’s not that I stopped having hard times and struggles, they are still here at times. It is my whole attitude and my outlook that has changed. I now have hope and I know that the struggles are temporary, for my Lord will get me through it and it the process he will teach me a valuable lesson. Dear friend, do not forget that Lord is ever with you! If he disciplines you, it is because He loves you more than words can express. ♥

Read Hebrews 12

The ones HE loves

Wicked and Ruthless

“35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man
    flourishing like a luxuriant native tree,
 36 but he soon passed away and was no more;
    though I looked for him, he could not be found.”

NIV Psalm 37:35-36; KJV Psalm 37:35-36

Haven’t we all seen those people who are wicked and ruthless and yet they seem to be doing so well and have it all? Do they really have it all? Are they guided by love and compassion or by power and greed? They will not cease to walk over dead people just to achieve their selfish plans. As sad as it is, it’s the way of the world. Our Father tells us not to embrace the world and its wicked ways, but to trust Him and His will for our lives. The truth is that way of the world passes; nowhere to be found. So, in reality we who believe are the ones who have it all – God who loves us unconditionally, who protects us and guides us, God who has prepared an eternal home for us once we live this earthly place.

Read Psalm 37

Gods protection and love

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My soul is weary with sorrow

“My soul is weary with sorrow;
    strengthen me according to your word.

NIV Psalm 119:28; KJV Psalm 119:28

Sadness and tears have overtaken me. I cry out the the Lord “Save me o Lord, deliver me”. My human frailty annoys me. I cry out the the Lord “Make me wise o Lord, make me strong”. I wept and drowned in my own sorrow. I cried out to the Lord “Lift up my spirits o Lord, help me defend myself from myself.”

Psalm 119

weary with sorrow

 

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The fear of the Lord?

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
    all who follow his precepts have good understanding.
  To him belongs eternal praise”

NIV Psalm 111:10; KJV Psalm 111:10

In our human ignorance we often try to lean on our own wisdom. Who are we to bow to anyone? Who is He that we should fear him? “I am a good person, I am doing my own thing” many of us may say. Wrong! Lose your pride my friend! Apart from God, we are just a bunch of  lost souls in the vast Universe. He loves us, but He also corrects us and wants us to obey Him and return to Him when our time here is up.

Read Psalm 111

Fear of the Lord

Those Who Are Disobedient

“As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.”

NIV Ephesians 2:1-2; KJV Ephesians 2:1-2

Once we are truly born in Christ Jesus, our life starts a new. We are a new creation. We think differently, we see people differently, we speak differently. We grow as individuals. We leave our old ways behind. Those who are not at that point yet, often don’t understand this kind of change. It is not an obligation, it’s not a nuisance, it is a desire and a want that the Spirit of Truth instills in our being. Without Jesus in our life, we are weak, we are easily to walk into a trap of the ruler of this world. This verse says is loud and clear. Let Jesus in your heart today!

Read Ephesians 2

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Remaining in Love

“9 As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. 11 I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”

NIV John 15:9-11; KJV John 15:9-11

It’s all about Love my friends, Love and nothing else. Love moves, Love cares, Love appreciates, Love accomplishes. If we believe, we have the Love of the Father in us. That is a complete kind of Love. Don’t ever let it leave  you. Feed this precious Love. Be kind. Be understanding. Be truthful. Forgive. Help. Care. Laugh. Smile. Believe. LOVE. 

Read John 15

Remaining in Love

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The Door of My Lips

“3 Set a guard over my mouth, Lord;
    keep watch over the door of my lips.
  4 Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil
    so that I take part in wicked deeds
  along with those who are evildoers;
    do not let me eat their delicacies.”

NIV Psalm 141:3-4; KJV Psalm 141:3-4

Think about your words. Are they good and supportive or are they discouraging and bitter? Words can hurt. Watch what you say.  Let God direct your thoughts and your speech. Speak Love and Truth.

Read Psalm 141

The door of my lips

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Search me, O God

“23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: 24 And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”

KJV Psalm 139:23-24; NIV Psalm 139:23-24

Let God search your heart. Let Him remove all that doesn’t belong there. Hate, fear, anger, bitterness, envy don’t belong in your heart. Keep your heart pure and lifted up. God will fill it with His Love and the Spirit of Truth. ♥

Read Psalm 139

Search me God

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My Inmost Being

“13 For you created my inmost being;
    you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
  14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
    your works are wonderful,
    I know that full well.”

NIV Psalm 139:13-14; KJV Psalm 139:13-14

Love people. All people. Celebrate life. All Life. Love the Lord. He is all around us; His hand in all of us. He knows our soul, our thoughts, our troubles, our dreams. Obey. Love. Be faithful. Be humble.

Read Psalm 139

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