With Joy

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” . . .the Holy Spirit testifies in every city, saying that chains and tribulations await me.” Acts 20:23 NKJV
“But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.”  Acts 20:24 NKJV

The joy of the Lord is our strength.

Thank You, Lord, for giving us the strength to finish the race with joy.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Trials, troubles
and tribulations
lie ahead
for each of us

but can never
remove the joy
of testifying
unto Jesus.

God bless you with joy as you testify to the gospel of His grace.

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There Is A Holy Spirit

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“And it happened,while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul having passed through the upper regions, came to Ephesus. And finding some disciples
he said to them, ‘Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?’ And they said to him, ‘We have not so much as heard whether there is a Holy Spirit.’ ”  Acts 19:1-2 NKJV

There are other ‘spirits’ , but only one Holy Spirit.

Thank You, Lord , for Your Holy Spirit. And here is a simple poem . . .

There is
a Holy Spirit

who always
testifies

to the
glory of God

and His Son
Jesus Christ.

God bless you with His Holy Spirit!

 

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In Him

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” . . .for in Him we live and move and have our being . . .”  Acts 17:28 NKJV

I need Jesus for everything, all the time.

Thank You, Lord, for being our all in all. And here’s a simple poem . . .

In You
we move and breathe

in You
we are

we need You
for everything

You are the key
to all.

God bless you as you live and move in Him today!

 

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Listening

 

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“But at midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.” Acts 16:25 NKJV

What a wonderful thing to hear while in prison.

Thank You, Lord, for helping us pray and praise during our hardest times.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Some are watching
some are listening
some are desperate
to know

who is this God
that we pray to
and why do we
love Him so.

God bless you as you pray today!

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Through His Grace

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“Now therefore, why do you test God by putting a yoke on the neck of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?”  Acts 15:10 NKJV
“But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved in the same manner as they.”  Acts 15:11 NKJV

Only Jesus saves.

Thank You, Lord, for Your saving grace.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

No more burdens
must we bear

from heavy yokes
we are spared

for now we trust
and have faith

that only by Jesus
are we saved.

God bless you and save you today!

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Commending

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“So when they had appointed elders in every church, and prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord in whom they had believed.”  Acts 14:23 NKJV

Commend means to put in the care of another; to entrust. (Webster’s New World Dictionary)

Thank You , Lord, for being so trustworthy. And here’s a simple poem . . .

We can only do
what we can do

for it’s never really
about us

giving others
to the Lord

trusting in the grace
of Jesus.

God bless you as you commend someone to Him today!

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Growing and Multiplying

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“But the word of God grew and multiplied.”  Acts 12:24 NKJV

Anything that grows and multiplies is alive.

Thank You, Lord, for your living and unrelenting word.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

The word of God
grew and multiplied
and still multiplies
and grows

ever present
and unrelenting
seeking and drawing
hearts and souls.

God bless you as His word grows and multiplies in you today!

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What God Has Cleansed

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“And a voice spoke to him again, the second time. “What God has cleansed you must not call common.”  Acts 10:13 NKJV

We all have something in common; we need cleansed.

Thank You, Lord, for cleansing us. And here’s a simple poem . . .

Thank You, Lord
for cleansing me
with oh so Holy
blood

and covering me
with the righteousness
of Your uncommon
Son.

God bless you with His cleansing light.

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Being Told What To Do

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“So he, trembling and astonished, said, ‘Lord, what do you want me to do?’ And the Lord said to him, ‘Arise and go into the city, and you will be told what you must do.’ ” Acts 9:6 NKJV

Saul was used to telling others what to do.

Thank You, Lord, for telling us what we need to do and when we need to do it.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Lord, help me
arise

and go about
my day

listening
to hear from You

all along
the way.

God bless you as you are told what to do today!

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Preaching Jesus

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“Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning at this Scripture, preached Jesus to him.”  Acts 8:35 NKJV

I can’t think of anything better to preach.

Thank You, Lord, for teaching us how to open our mouths and preach You!  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Oh Lord fill us
with Your Holy Spirit

fill us
with Your Word

so that when we
open our mouths

only Jesus
is heard.

God bless you as you preach Jesus today!

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