1 Corinthians 12:12-27 One body and many members of Christ!

1 Corinthians 12:27

“Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.” 

King James Version (KJV)

Good morning, afternoon and evening to you all!

I do pray that you all will have a blessed day and that our GOD will be with you and give you all of the comfort that you will need! And I do pray for all of those who do not seek after GOD and HIS son JESUS right now that will from here on. For if you are lead here today, I pray that GOD will give you the answers that you need to give you insight and faith in HIM to be a member of the body of Christ. Amen!!

We who are followers of JESUS are in the body, making us one family of GOD. There are no man made barriers that divide us from one group of people to another. We are one unit. Forget about the skin color, where a person came from, how little a person has, what clothes they have on, their height or weight, what language they speak. How much education they have or how little they have. Or anything else that man has thought of to divide people from being united in Christ!

I thank GOD for JESUS!!!! JESUS is the savior for all mankind!!!

Getting past the stereotypes we judge people by, I feel that once we do that and redo our thinking to think Christ like we wont care about the ways of the world. For how they judge us with their own ways. We will see a person, a soul with flesh, and to focus on the soul getting past the outside appearance to their heart. Doing so with GODLY discernment.

1 Corinthians 12:27

24 For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked: 

25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. 

26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. 

28 And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. 

29 Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles? 

30 Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

Pastor Douglas J. Helton of Calvary Baptist Church, St. Charles Iowa.
http://www.calvary-baptist-church.com/

Being in the body of Christ we are compassionate towards one another at all times, knowing that the person in front of you has Christ in them. We can not divide our selves and destroy each other and assume GOD will not see what is in our hearts. Or to do evil in the dark and closed places assuming GOD does not have the power to know all. GOD does know all.

The sermon that my husbands friend, Pastor Helton is teaching here in the 8/11/19 message is about just that. Any hurtful words, actions or thoughts GOD know all about it. Pastor Helton speaks of Galatians chapter 5:22-23.

Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

22. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

KJV: King James Version

Let us get more into the practice of doing what this verse mentions about the 9 fruits of the spirit. We will then have more inner peace with in us. Knowing that we are doing GODS will and are spreading the peace that is in us to others.

Galatians chapter 5 22-23
https://www.bible.com/verse-of-the-day/GAL.5.22-23/28558?version=1

May you all receive a blessing fro reading GOD’s word in this post. Please do share this message to others so they can read it and be blessed to from GOD and to know our beloved savior Christ Jesus! Pass it forward!

Peace!

Gardening With the Grands

Teaching your kids good things such as how to be able to feed themselves off of the land is a good thing.

Reflections for my Soul

This year I decided to start a vegetable garden. My initial intention was only to try my luck with luffa gourds but that grew intobirdhouse gourds other vegetables.

I have carrots (which some critters ate all the tops off), cabbage, tomatoes, onions, corn, red skinned potatoes, white potatoes & sweet potatoes, peas, string beans and watermelon.

I am finding that gardening is more work than I thought but I do enjoy it. Another time for some peace of mind.

Arai has been asking to help in the garden so I got him and my other grand-kids, his friends, (all the little kids call me mom-mom) to help plant some corn seedlings.

My peas have begun to bloom

First Bloom of the season

More images to follow in the coming days.

Thanks for visiting!

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RUN

Praise GOD for another day of life nnd a new beginning!

PEACEMAKERS

Today I saw someone wearing a T-shirt with this on it…

“RUN – Hebrews 12:1”

God’s Word always blesses and encourages!

Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Have a blessed Lord’s Day!

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GOD is greater than all of our problems!

Good morning, afternoon and evening everyone!

I do pray that all is well with you all no matter where you are today! For this is another day that our beloved GOD has made for us all! A new day and a new beginning

We all go through a test or trials in life. I go through working in an office where there seems to be out of 150 people 2% are believers. So the non-believers run from upper management to the subordinates. This also means that what ever proper morals they may have are reflected in social skills and work skills as well too.

Stay in prayer, find a quiet place at work and silently pray to our heavenly FATHER GOD who sees all and can see the hurt you go through from the wicked ones.

Psalms 37:32 Context

29The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever. 

30The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. 

31The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide. 

32The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. 

33The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

 34Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it

35I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

We believers are very different. This reflects on how non-believers will relate to us. And here is where the trouble begins. They will judge you by what they know, if they don’t know GOD then they judge us by they way of the world. Creating a problem when they need to just simply mind thier own concerns and be right

Bible Verses About Cast Your Cares kjv

Psalms 55:22 – Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

1 Peter 5:7 – Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Matthew 11:28 – Come unto me, all [ye] that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Philippians 4:6-7 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.   (Read More…)

1 Peter 5:6-7 – Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:  (Read More…)

James 1:2-4 – My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;   (Read More…)

John 16:33 – These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

Philippians 4:7 – And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Psalms 62:8 – Trust in him at all times; [ye] people, pour out your heart before him: God [is] a refuge for us. Selah.

Romans 8:28 – And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to [his] purpose.

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

Philippians 4:6 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

James 1:12 – Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

The LORD will talk to you , so be ready to listen to HIM for HE will never lie to you. HE will comfort you in these times and encourage you always. I know becasue HE has done so for me. And HE will do this for you as well too.

May you all receive a blessing from the LORD as you read HIS words in this blog. feel free to pass it forward so others will receive a blessing as well too.

Peace!

I AM NOT ASHAMED OF THE GOSPEL…

Thank you for this post, we should never be ashamed to talk about our savior JESUS. Think about all that HE went through for all of mankind!
Have a blessed day!

PEACEMAKERS

Yesterday my daughter was asked to look at a house for someone. She asked if I wanted to go along and I did. The owners were home when we went in with the realtor, which is unusual. After we toured the house we all stood in the kitchen chatting. Such a sweet elderly couple I thought, I wish I could give them one of the tiny Bible booklets (tract) that I give out. Then I wondered if it was appropriate to give out a Bible tract in a situation such as this. But after thinking about who Jesus is, I thought yes, it absolutely is appropriate!

Colossions 1:15-17 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers:…

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Eight Undeniable Truths That Are Going to Change Your Life

Liked this very much! Envy is something like an illness, which can cause more infectious problems the longer one has it. Let it go and find peace.

Cristian Mihai

The truth does not change based on your ability to accept it.

I do my best to live life in a way that I am aware of what I do, while also trying not to chase things that are outside of my control.

Here are some of those truths that help me stay in control of my life.

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Matthew 5:44 Prayer Lists. Pray for you enemies as well as your loved ones too.

Stay in prayer and keep close to GOD’s unconditional love, and HIS son JESUS!!! Peace!

GODs Team! Be encouraged.

Good morning , afternoon or evening to all who are reading this blog today. I do pray that you all will have a blessed day in the LORD!

As each year in time, it gets closer to the return of our JESUS coming again to take all of the people who love HIM away with HIM. We are here in this fallen world to cling to our faith in our loving GOD and HIS loving son JESUS. Our trust and prayers to our GOD for us to have eternal peace.

Confusion, defiance, going against all that is right and Holy by calling it wrong seems to be the normal way of things today. It must be close to what Noah saw in his days before the great flood.

And in all of this confusion we wait in prayer for our saviour to return. But while we are here we must…

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