The Fruit of Love!

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Galatians 5:22-23, NLT

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Heartache and pain is part of life. It can either bring us closer to the One who can transform the difficulties of life into fruit, or it can make us bitter, angry, and full of resentment. For a large portion of my life, I chose the latter. I had no peace in my heart, or patience, faithfulness and self-control, for that matter. I let the hurts of the world define who I was and what my heart would produce.

God changed all of that. I am a child of God. We are all sons and daughters of God because of what Jesus has done for us. He came as one of us, in the flesh, to die for our sins, shedding His own perfect blood as the sacrifice for all time. He has given us the right to be His children and heirs of His Kingdom. It is in His unfailing and unending Grace (undeserved, forever faithful love) that we find our true existence: forgiven, redeemed, and beloved.

  Today I can say my identity now resides in His love—His perfect, unconditional, and forever faithful love. It is only through Christ Jesus that our hurts from this world can be transformed into fruit of His Spirit. It is through Him alone that we can know that we  are loved and that we are able to love others..
Hallelujah, how great and awesome is our Lord.

Let’s Pray!
Heavenly Father, we come before You today with a humble and repentant heart, seeking You and only You. Fill us with Your love so we may overflow with the fruit of Your Spirit. Let it transform our hearts and spill over on to all we interact with in.
We ask in your Holy Son Jesús name.
Amen.

My Bumpy Roads.

The Bumpy Road
But Ruth said, Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there will I be buried. Ruth 1:16–17 ESV

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Ruth walked along the road thinking about what had recently happened. Her husband had died, her father-in-law had died, and her brother-in-law as well. Now it was just her and Naomi her mother-in-law, and they were penniless.

Naomi urged Ruth to turn back and go home to her family, but Ruth clung to her. Ruth told Naomi, “Where you go, I will go, and where you stay, I will stay.” Even though much hardship lay before them, that is where Ruth’s destiny was. God blessed Ruth after this, and she is in the lineage of Jesus.

Sometimes I find that my destiny lies down the difficult path, and while on the way I  am given a choice to turn back.  I made my mind 5 years ago there s no turning back.Many turned back from following Jesus. Stay the course. God will fulfill His promises to you just as He did with Ruth, though it can be a bumpy road along the way.
He has given me a Promise and to you as well, Let’s
Stand on his Promises.
In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
God Bless you, yours truly Sister Wanda!

Transforming LOVE!

“And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high and how deep His love is. And to know this love that surpasses knowledge- that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19.

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We live in a world that uses the word love incessantly; however, with the increasing number of people suffering from depression, low-self esteem, insecurities and rejection, it’s evident that people are hurting and searching for something deeper than the world’s definition of love.

Rather than living, people are merely existing, struggling to live underneath the weight and pressures of this world — having knowledge of love, but never experiencing the life changing power of it in its purest form.

Perhaps Paul’s desire for us to truly know and experience the fullness of God’s love is because he realized that God’s love changes everything. Maybe Paul knew that without experiencing His love, we’d be like Hazel, merely existing.

Love is an expression of faithfulness, and God gave the greatest demonstration of it by sacrificing His son, Jesus, so that we may have life. Today, if you desire more of Him and you want to experience the transformational power of His love, explore it’s width, length and height; dive into it’s depth by simply saying, “God I want more of You!!”

God I believe there is more to Your love than I could ever understand or imagine. I want to be transformed. Help me experience more of Your Love. Give me more of You and to My Family and Friends, in the name of Jesus Christ.
Amen.

Cheap Sunglasses!

Cheap Sunglasses
One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us! But the other rebuked him, saying, Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? Luke 23:39–40 ESV

Three men were crucified together at a place called Golgotha. The One in the center was Jesus, the Son of God. There was a convicted criminal on His left and another His right. One of the criminals ridiculed Jesus while the other defended Him. Both criminals were caught, convicted, and crucified. What was the difference between the two criminals?

Here is one difference: One saw himself as redeemable and the other did not. Even though the Son of God was a few feet away and would have forgiven them both, one could not see it through his pain-filled life.

Testimony!
Growing up from as young girl to a Woman.

Each time I have been hurt in my life, or hurt someone else, I grew a little more Confused. It became a little harder to believe that God cared about me, that He still loved me. I was looking at my future through cheap sunglasses and thinking that the future, would just be more of the past. These lens distort my  vision and so can to yours!

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It is important that you realize that whatever you have done, it is not too late and that you can be redeemed. You are the one that makes the difference, and makes the choice. One thief was saved, and one was not. It was their choice. Have hope. God loves you and He still has a plan for your life. Do not let the pain of the past keep you from seeing the open arms of Jesus today. He chose you, now choose Him.
God Bless you abundantly and beyond, Love yours truly Wanda!

The Lord is my Eternal Rock.

In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; God makes salvation its walls and ramparts…Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal. Isaiah 26:1-4, NIV

Lord our God, help us find the path that we may walk with confidence because you are our Father. Banish all thoughts that try to depress us. Let your Spirit drive them away. May our hearts become quiet before you, because you, the Almighty, guide everything for man’s good on earth. Everything will lead to thanksgiving, to your praise and glory. Be with us at all times, day and night. May our hearts always exult afresh, rejoicing in you, our God and our Savior. Amen.

My Journey

The pain in my recently accident, Sprain Knee is very painful, but not as much as seen these

Broken people in Hartford CT.

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God you have been directing my path all my entire life.
I know the best is yet to come,
Standing in Faith is believing what no eyes seen yet.
The Amazing and most touching is how Soul’s are getting save!
To God Be all the Glory and Honor!

Less of me!

Less of Me
What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him? and that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him? And that thou shouldest visit him every morning, and try him every moment? Job 7:17-18 ESV

“More of Jesus, Less of Me.” While this is a neat saying, that is not what God actually wants. It would be better saying as “More like Jesus”. God already had the world without you in it, and then He added you to it to make it better.

You were no accident, and neither was I. We are here because God chose us to be. If the Lord wanted less of you, He is quite capable of making that happen. Every breath that you take is an assurance that you are still supposed be here.

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What we need is all of us covered by all of Him, just as the ark of the covenant was made of wood and then covered in gold. The natural covered by the divine. The best rounded people that I know are people that were just themselves, while walking with Jesus. They say that some people bring out the best in you. Jesus brings out the best in all of us.
Father God Thank you for bringing out the best of me, through you my director and my Joy is you.
God Bless you richly
Love Wanda

Think before you talk!

“I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, for by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.” Matthew 12:36-37

“What have you done with the gifts I gave you?” will almost certainly be among the things we will have to answer for.

We have all been given spiritual gifts, talents specific to our callings, but there is one gift that is especially easy to take for granted: words.
There’s Powerful things we can do through words and actions!

Example! !
“Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.”

Lord help us be more like Jesus Christ everday of our lives, until you come wit the sounds of your trumpet.

Hallelujah In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen
God Bless you!

Draw Me Close To You

Jesus answered them, Do not grumble among yourselves. No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day. John 6:43-44 ESV

I could see from the look on their face that if they could have just one wish granted in the entire world, it would be for me to stop telling them about Jesus. Then again, I have seen people come to me of their own accord, shaking, and say “I want what you have.”

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So I have witnessed to people and tried my best to convince them that Jesus is real and just got a dismal gaze of pure boredom and others that could not wait for me to pray with them. Why the inconsistency? It is because the Lord draws some and not others at that same moment. He may draw them later, but we can help by praying for them to be drawn to Him.

If you have someone that you want to come to the Lord, pray for them to be drawn to Him. You will not have to give long-winded speeches, or persuade them to believe. When the Father draws them, they will soon be witnessing to you about the goodness of God and they will be inviting you to church. I also believe that we can pray for the Lord to draw our hearts to Him as well. No one comes to Jesus except the Father draws them.