Thank you Lord God for the blood of Jesús Christ!

The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength; indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. Psalm 93:1, NIV

Lord our God, you are king, founding a kingdom that reaches to the ends of the earth, establishing it to endure forever. We thank you that we may be sheltered in your hands and that no sickness of body or soul can do us lasting harm. We thank you for lifting us again and again to true life with the light and power to overcome what is earthly, true life with the flexibility to remain trusting and confident no matter what happens, true life directed to the great goal of God’s kingdom, promised to us in Jesus Christ. Amen.

God Bless you abundantly and beyond!

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My Excellence comes through little matters!

“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”

Thinking Positive!

How does a habit of excellence in little things begin? Could it begin as a desire, a mindset, or mindfulness? Perhaps it begins with a thought. ” I will keep my room tidy and I must discipline myself daily until it becomes a habit.” With one habit established, move onto the next small thing. Build yourself up. Allow no negative mind chatter. If you slip up, begin again. Excellence is built on taking one step at a time until completion. Since we are what we think, why not develop a prevailing attitude of excellence!

To Serve God is to sacrifice it all, after all wasn’t THAT
WHAT JESÚS CHRIST DID AT THE CROSS FOR US?
YES Lord!

Forgiveness is Peace within us!

“He who does not forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must cross.”

Forgiveness will not change the past, yet doing so allows for expanding our growth, our freedom and our ability to love both ourselves and others beyond the imagination. Forgiving also provides space for blessings, laughter and gratitude. However, perhaps the greatest gift is that of healing. What healing takes place? Healing of the sadness, hurt, anger and revenge. Such feelings can eventually erupt into physical diseases and chronic ailments that limit and defeat the entire person. Choose to live in the freedom of forgiveness rather than in the prison of pain. Where’s the path to healing? Ask God; He’ll show you the way!
God Bless you!

What is the Story of Jesús all about?

The story of Jesus is a story of love. It is the story of a God leaving behind his ‘godhood’, becoming man, becoming flesh, going through the darkness so he can save those who are lost in the dark and lead them unto the Light they do not even know. It is a story that calls us to do the same, calling us to leave behind our comforts for a while so we can rescue the lost right where they are.

It is the story of the utmost kind of sacrifice, sacrificing one’s own life in order to save many.

His story is the culmination of the unceasing love of God who never stopped seeking his people, who never gives up, who never fails to find a way to reach out and to make known to us the path of life.

The story of Jesus is a story of healing, both of the soul and of the body, soothing our pain and mending our wounds and our brokenness.

His is a story of acceptance, of welcoming those the world has made outcasts through its many prejudices. It is a story that discourages judgment and condemnation, a story that allows each person to be one’s best possible self.

The story of Jesus is a story of empathy, of weeping with those who weep and of mourning with those who mourn. It is a reminder of the warmth each of us is being called to give to another, far different from the coldness and numbness the world has grown into, in its efforts to upheld the self above everything else.

The story of Jesus is a story of faith, of performing miracles and wonders the world could not believe in. For the world sees the mountain that stands in our way, but faith sees the power within us to move all mountains along the way.

The story of Jesus is a story of forgiveness. It is a story of releasing us from our burdens, of cleansing us from our troubled minds, of breaking free from the past so we could all make a fresh beginning.

The story of Jesus is a story urging as to FEAR NOT. In the midst of our worries, and of all the concerns that cripple us, Jesus proclaims trust upon the Father’s protection and care, and of living life empowered in everything that we do.

The story of Jesus is a story of sincerity. It urges us to take off our masks and seek the truth, for it is after all in truth where we can find redemption, wisdom and enlightenment.

The story of Jesus is a story of simplicity. It is where all the commandments of Moses and the prophets have been merged and simplified into two. It is where the essence of all things have been summed up in one simple word – LOVE.

The story of Jesus is a story of boldness. It is a story of standing up for what we believe in, of speaking out the truth even if the truth may hurt, even if it’s not the popular choice, even if it means not being able to please everyone.

The story of Jesus is a story of joy, of celebrating life, of enjoying the company of the people we love. It is breaking bread and eating together, of talking and sharing and of walking hand in hand.

The story of Jesus is our own story, if we could dare to make it and believe. For the good news did not end with the fourth gospel. Jesus urges us to carry on. The story of Jesus calls to each and everyone of us, COME FOLLOW ME!
       ♡♡JESÚS♡♡

The Kind of Love That Heals!

Only love heals, and My love in you shall heal many. –
By the devotional God’s Love!

I used to think that love is all we need in order to heal other people’s hurts. I used to think that if we could only give that love to the very best we could, we’d have the power to change other people’s lives for the better.

But why is it that after giving everything we could, we are still met with pain and frustration? Why is it that after so many years of trying to prove our love, wounds are still hurting and people remain unchanged?

Can’t love really heal our hurts?

My daughter (son), you are not yet a strong and prudent lover. Because you abandon what you have begun at every little adversity which you encounter, and too eagerly seek consolation.-Imitation of Christ

How strong must we be? How persistent must our love be? In our exhaustion, we say in defeat that our love could never be that strong enough. If the only hope for healing left is love, then it couldn’t be the kind of love that we have. Our love is not the kind of love that heals.

What then is the love that heals?

But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.  – Romans 5:8 (WEB)

Only God’s love can. For in truth, God Himself is LOVE

For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.– John 3:16 (WEB)

All our greatest strivings fall short of God’s Perfect LOVE for us, a love that is sufficient unto itself and neither needs nor asks for anything in return. Who among us could love like Him unless He empowers us to do so?

God’s Unconditional Love

Have you ever wondered how only God can love us unconditionally? It’s because only God is perfect and doesn’t need anything from us

We can’t love like that. Our love, however good is still conditional. We want something in return because we are not perfect, and we try to get from others what we lack.

We expect something back, whether it be the praise of the one we love, his presence to soothe our loneliness and emptiness within, the feeling that we’re needed, the fulfilment of our childhood ideals, protection, financial security, or his characteristics that we yearn for but don’t possess such as a strong identity, childlikeness, excitement and strength.

This is the reason why Jesus told us to love God first for in truth, it is a command to allow God to love us, to be so embraced and ensured that we couldn’t ask for anything more. In that way only can we love others as God has loved us.

This kind of love is therefore not waiting for any condition or reward. This love is also not boastful, self righteous or looking down upon another person because it knows that whatever love it can give has come not from itself but from God, like the moon reflecting only the light cast upon it by the sun.

A Love That Heals

God’s perfect love is the kind of love that heals. Whether we receive it directly or through the people He chooses to help us along the way, only God’s love has the power to change us and to heal our hurts.

If we are to be channels of His love, we must stop relying upon our own strength and goodness and begin tapping unto God’s endless reserve of mercy, power and grace. Know God’s love and how different it is from the kind of love that failed us in the past.

GOD’S LOVE IS:

1. Benevolent

Benevolence is silent goodwill. It is like the sun shining on hard ground, softening the earth, melting the ice, but with no design or intention to heal. It is a state of naturalness which is why it works because the ground feels no debt to the sun. In the same way, to be on the receiving end of benevolence is to be receiving something for which there is no return. Not even a pressure to respond – which is why one does, so easily. – Inner Beauty

God’s love is just like that. GOD’S LOVE just IS. Even without our appreciation, even without our gaze. God’s love needs no permission nor recognition in order to shine through and give its warmth to all. Only He has that kind of benevolence.

There are times when we also feel as though we’ve already given so much kindness. But if we could really be benevolent in the same way, why do we feel so much pain when our partner leaves us or betrays us? Why do we hear ourselves say, “I’ve done everything for you all these years and this is how you will repay me for everything?”

It is not that we shouldn’t feel bad in any way. It’s but natural to be disappointed with infidelity and with things that break apart our love. But in our weakness, we fall into the temptation of making our partners the very center of our lives, the source of our joy, the meaning of our existence. God is not like that for He is not dependent upon His creatures for His happiness. He loves us but He is the Giver, not the one who expects from us something in return to fill Him back.

The only way we could somehow imitate such benevolence is when we’re able to connect to God. When we’re filled with His goodness, we’re able to give the same to others without expecting anything in return.

2. Strong

God’s love is so strong that even if we fail Him again and again, His love remains steadfast and unaffected by our changing desires.

His love is also strong enough to join us not only in our happiness but even in our pain. It is not afraid to see us in our weakness and our failures. It is strong enough to allow us to make mistakes, to hurt, and to learn from them. How very different indeed from our human love that expects perfection from one another. We’re afraid to feel our loved one’s pain and so we meddle with their decisions and keep them from being responsible for their own lives. We’d rather that they remain as babies who never grow up rather than risk falling as they learn to walk on their own.

3. Trustworthy

We know God has no hidden agenda and only has our highest good in mind. He never lies to us and His words can be counted upon.

How different it is with people who often lie to us and betray us, people who keep us guessing whether they really love us or only care about themselves.

For those of us who have been hurt so deeply that we find it so difficult to trust again, only God’s love heals because it may just be the only love we’d be able to TRUST for a time.

4. Respectful

God respects our freewill and does not force us to do His will even if it be far better than our desires. God is powerful but He does not manipulate us. God is everywhere but He doesn’t always reveal His presence if such will not be good for us.

With people however, we often try to control others, especially our loved ones if we have come to believe that we know the best thing for them to do. We exert upon them our authority, or even use emotional blackmail just so they would do as we want them to do even if they don’t truly believe in our plans.

We could always reason that we only intend the best for them. But could it be that we’re also depriving them to learn in their own way and time? Could it be that we’re just showing them how we can’t really trust them to run their own lives?

God knows far better than we do and could surely accomplish a lot of things on His own, but He honors us by acknowledging the strength we have and what we can do for ourselves. He doesn’t want puppets who can do His will but who can’t appreciate and believe in His wisdom.

The kind of love that heals is the kind of love that is able to respect the dignity of the person, one that is able to touch but not intrude, to help but also honor the person’s ability to help himself.

5. Wise

God’s love is filled with wisdom. It knows and does what the beloved needs, not what she wants, if what she wants wouldn’t be good for her in the long run.

We in turn may be tempted to merely please other people. We think that by always doing everything others wanted us to do, we’re already loving them. A love that heals is never blind. It sees beyond what the person asks to what a person really needs.

6. Gentle

God’s love is so gentle that it could touch us in our frailty without causing us farther harm. Other people’s love seem strong, but unless gentleness be present also in that strength, we may feel threatened or even afraid to receive it. In times when we can’t even look up and extend our arms, what we need is a quiet love that merely shelters us in our moment of need, like a tree that provides just enough shade to protect us from too much rain or sun.

Love is patient and is kind; love doesn’t envy. Love doesn’t brag, is not proud, doesn’t behave itself inappropriately, doesn’t seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil…– 1 Corinthians 13:4-5(WEB)

7. Infinite

God’s love is infinite. There’s always something new to discover, something fresh to surprise us and to keep us awaiting His presence. He could never bore us for there is no end to knowing Him. The more we know about His love, the more we yearn to comprehend His greatness.

One reason why many relationships fail is because people also fail to grow. If we really wish to offer the best for our loved ones, we should constantly seek to improve ourselves, to grow and to become better kinds of people from day to day.

8. Unchanging

God’s love comforts us because His love remains the same, He is as reliable now and in the future as He had been in the past.

It is true that there is always something new to discover about Him, but He does not take back what He has already revealed about Himself.

For I, Yahweh, don’t change…– Malachi 3:6 (WEB)

9. Beautiful

The beauty of God’s love is so alluring that it gives us joy. Can we ever find something more beautiful than His love?

The kind of love that heals is a love that is given out of the beauty of one’s heart, not out of one’s fears, guilt or emptiness.

10. Eternal

We may not be able to count the number of times we wept because the love we thought we’d always have suddenly fades. Separation, abandonment and death broke our hearts and we couldn’t understand why something so beautiful had to end.

In truth, the love that we have right now is only a taste of the greater love we’d enjoy in eternity. With God’s love, we need never be afraid anymore because His love is eternal and has no end.

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,  nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from God’s love, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38-39 (WEB)

Such is the greatness of God’s love that has been made available to all. We may not always be able to reflect that love to others, for we are all but hazy mirrors of His love at best. In times like that, let us not feel defeated for we know God can always continue His work for the people we love in ways we could never imagine for now. Only God’s love is infinite, wise and trustworthy. His LOVE shall never fail!
God Bless you Richly!

Don’t ask God why!

Ask the right questions!
Lord I don’t understand your plan at this moment, what I do understand is For your glory and honor.

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Here I am take me I’m all yours.
I will continue, My focus on,
Loving, Serving, Giving, and Praising you in a mighty way. Yes Lord.
Mathew 6 : 10.
Lord let thy will be done has it is in heaven on earth!

Going through hard times don’t mean I’ve lost!

When we serve God and find our self doing the best for his glory and honor and things began to look darker than lighter!

When you loose your Job = God has something better coming!

When you’re car breaks down = God would supply all our needs according to his purpose!

When we get cut up on the battlefield of our minds=God tells us DO NOT WORRY!

When you loose a family member or a Great Sister in the Lord= God has a plan we can’t understand right now, but in time we will, Be strong and courageous.

Joshua 1 : 9

MATHEW 6 : 25-33 and Luke 12 : 22-31

The Scriptures tell us Don’t be anxious about tomorrow!

In Luke 10 : 40-42 it tells us Martha was to busy doing many things, then was worried and upset, but Maria was at Jesús Christ feets and was not taken away from her.

That’s my Roll on my Journey, been at Jesús Christ feets seeking his presence and he will take full control of all tthe petitions of my Heart!

Before I speak he will answer!

Isaiah 65 : 24.

He knows our hearts!

Thank you Lord Jesús!

We are not to give up!
We are not to ask God why?
We are not to stop, Praying, Serving, attending Church, and tithing.
We are to Thank God with loud voice.
We are to Praise him, and say Lord, I don’t understand my situation right now, but I do understand the Power of your grace and mercy.

We are to remember God is testing our Faith.
I give you glory and honor for all my living trials, Father God.
I am amazed by your goodness.
I Pray you can be still and remember at all times,
God is still a Great God.

Be still and know I am God.
Psalm 46:10.
God Bless you abundantly and beyond.

1st Faith – 2nd Obedience

The hand of our God is on all those who seek him, for good; but his power and his wrath is against all those who forsake him. -Ezra 8:22 (WEB)

Are you allowing the fruits of the Spirit be upon?
So Are you putting them to Practice?
Glory to God!
Let’s focus on Jesús Christ and his Calling upon us.
Jesús is coming soon!
Are you ready?
Are you saved?
Thank you Jesús for your guidance, we Love you and Praise you!