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God's  Handwriting

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              I was reading in 2 Peter 1 1-9 where GOD will multiply Grace and Peace to us through our knowledge of HIM and HIS SON JESUS!!! GOD is certainly Good!!!

     What Peter is writing is that we can Know increase in GOD’S favor toward us by increasing our Knowledge of HIM. As we grow ,in Love , into children of GOD we can expect GOD’S Favor to come upon us with ever-increasing regularity. As we become stronger creatures in our Faith ,and  act accordingly , we will Know , without doubt , that GOD is working through us. Everything we put our hands to shall prosper. Everything in which we do, which lines up with the Will of GOD ,we will see realized with a sense of a Power greater than we possess. Thank you JESUS!!!

     That is a fairly simple pattern to follow to realize the promise of GOD’S increase. Just grow in GOD!!! Imagine knowing as you wake each and every morning that as you increase your knowledge of GOD HE increases HIS Favor on you. Regardless of your occupation in Life you will succeed due to the fact that GOD is with you.Glory!!!

    I know that  GOD is a promise keeper. What the Holy Bible states that we can do; we can do!!! As Christians growing in our Faith we only need to receive the Blessings which we have been promised and then share them with others. In this manner we can assure ourselves that we will know the increase, not only of HIS grace and Peace , but of HIS unconditional Love as well!!!

   Headed to the Well!!! May GOD’S Grace and Peace be upon you!!!

   I love  you!!!!!!! Mark

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I was reading in Luke 10 1-24 where JESUS is telling HIS disciples how blessed  they were for being able to witness what they had witnessed and to hear what they had heard. They had in-fact walked the earth with the living GOD.  All Seventy-Two of them had gone out, two by two , and went throughout the region and did HIS work and had returned happy and full of JOY.Glory to GOD!!!

We ,the now living , are just as Blessed!!! We live in a world in which all of it’s peoples will soon bow down before our LORD. In our generation we will see the triumphant return of CHRIST JESUS!!!In our generation!!! Thank you JESUS!!!

I can not imagine the Evil which perverted the world in it’s beginning to a point where in which GOD destroyed all of the living , save Noah and family , with a flood . Things must have been pretty bad indeed. Spiritual uncleanliness must have  been at an all time high; untill now!!!Praise GOD!!!

Our GOD does not tolerate the type of Evil which is in the world today without giving us a Knowledge of HIS inevitable judgments which HE promised will follow.We are so Blessed to be living in these days. There may be a few hardships in this life ,however , for those of us who choose to overcome this world , Joy is on it’s way. JESUS is coming again!!!!!!! GOD is Good!!!

We have the same Power which those disciples had!!!I’m going to use mine!!!

Headed to the well!!!

I love you!!!!!!!  Mark

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If God Will Send His Angels

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         I was reading in Genesis 3  8 – 24 where GOD was speaking with Adam on his spiritual condition. GOD had come to The Garden in anticipation of HIS daily walk with man ,however , HE soon found that correction for sin was in order. Man had fallen. Praise GOD!!!

         Verse 9 states ” And the LORD GOD called  to Adam , and said unto him ,where art thou?”. GOD was wanting to know where the man was in his daily walk with HIM. Although Adam and Eve had covered themselves with fig leaves Adam knew that he was still naked. Adam knew that he was still in sin. GOD slew some animals and made coats of skin for Adam and Eve. The fig leaves were not Good enough to cover man’s sin; a Blood sacrifice was needed!!! Thank You JESUS!!!

     I ask myself everyday where I am in my walk with GOD, and , I come to the same conclusion as Adam.I am naked!!! I am in sin and not worthy enough to walk side by side with GOD!!! Thank GOD that as the Adamic Covenant was created that I have the promise of redemption!!!GOD is Good ; all the time!!!

     I claim the Blood of JESUS over anyone who reads these words!!! I love you!!!!!!! Mark

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        I was reading in Luke 9  1-9 where JESUS was sending out the Twelve  Apostles into the region to preach the Kingdom of GOD and to heal the sick. JESUS was very specific with the details on how HIS Twelve were supposed to behave . HE wanted the people of the region to see HIM by seeing HIM at work through HIS Apostles!!! Thank you JESUS!!!

          In today’s world people have a desperate need to see JESUS!!! There are people today who hear about GOD and HIS wonders for other people but never experience HIS love for themselves. They need to see GOD at work in their lives; they need a breakthrough!!! Just one small miracle from GOD and their lives could be changed forever.Glory!!!

          I believe that the Church is responsible for those around us who suffer from a lack of GOD in their lives. When I say Church I am referring to the people . Mainly people who are in leadership positions within a structure or organization which claims to follow GOD , yet , fail to go out show the world GOD. We have a responsibility to show the world JESUS!!! When they open their doors and see us , they need to see JESUS!!! When they see us on the street ,they need to see JESUS!!! When they cry out to us for help ,they need to see JESUS!!! GOD needs to show up in their lives ; through us!!! GOD is Good!!!

  CHRIST JESUS stated ” Take nothing for the journey…..”!!! Amen!!!

 A  BEAUTIFUL day here in Kissimmee!!!   I love you!!!!!!! Mark

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Psalm 121

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  I was reading in Psalm 57 :1 where we can find comfort in the Knowledge that GOD has HIS wings around us in times of trouble. GOD is Good ; all of the time!!!

   As the new year approaches I am convinced that there is no problem which I will face in the year ahead that is too big for GOD!!! I have seen so many signs of HIS Grace and Mercy in my everyday life that I am overwhelmed . GOD certainly has and does take care of  those of us who long for HIS Love. Thank You JESUS!!!

     There are times when I get caught up with everyday Life and , for a short while , not remember that GOD is with me . One sharp thorn and I am corrected once again; in the knowledge of HIS ever-present Love. I firmly believe that my prayer-life helps me stay connected with HIM , however , I am not always in prayer during the day. I need to be ,however , Life happens!!! Thank GOD for HIS Understanding!!!

   I can picture myself  like the Angel in Revelation ; with one foot in the ocean and one foot on the ground. GOD has given me a manner in which I can keep a perfect balance between the “earthly” and the  “Divine”.  I just need constant prayer in my life to enable that balance. May GOD grant me the ability for constant prayer. Amen!!!

    I thank GOD for HIS wings!!! I Love you!!!!!!! Mark

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     I was reading in Leviticus 26 1- 13 where GOD is speaking to HIS people . GOD is telling us how we shall be rewarded for our obedience. Verse 10 states that ” You shall still be eating last year’s harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new”. What a Glorious way to enter into the new year , with leftovers from last year!!! Thank you JESUS!!!

      Looking back at the year just completed I am overwhelmed with the Power of GOD!!!It was the “Year of Completion”. The work which GOD started in me years ago when I asked HIM to start was , in part , completed in this last year.

I am so ready for this upcoming year ; the “Year of Works”. We will see the blind man see , the deaf man will  hear , the lame man will walk , the dumb man will  speak , and  the dead man will rise !!! Glory to GOD!!!

   Who will do all of these signs you might ask???  GOD will of course , however , in this upcoming year GOD wants the church to arise and be the Church of GOD!!! GOD wants us laying hands ,and, speaking to our woes. GOD wants us to ACT upon our Faith!!! GOD wants us to know that HE is GOD!!! GOD is Good!!!

   Headed to the well!!! I Love you!!!!!!! Mark

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Adventkranz (liturgisch)

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                I was reading in Luke 1 26-55 where Mary , when given the news from Gabriel concerning her future , immediately was concerned. her spirit was troubled. Soon however she was worshiping the Lord with all of her heart. Verses 46 -55 show a woman thankful to the point of singing. Mary recognized the Love , Work , Greatness , Mercy, and Faithfulness of GOD!!! Thank You JESUS!!!

       Mary knew that her circumstances were about to change and that the changes were a result of the Love of GOD!!! Her life would never again be the same. She had been given Hope!!!Glory to GOD!!!

      As Christmas is upon us  I would like to wish each and every one of you a Very Merry Christmas!!! I Love you and my heart’s desire is that everyone who knows the Love of GOD will share it in this season of  Advent!!! We can all give one another the gift of Hope by sharing the Love of GOD , not only between ourselves , but with others as well!!! Others who may not fully understand what Christmas is all about.Others who need Love.  Others who need Hope!!! Others who need JESUS!!!  Amen!!!

     GOD certainly did give us a Lovely gift!!! GOD didn’t put HIS gift to us under a tree. HE put HIS gift for us on a tree!!!!!!! Thank You Almighty GOD!!!

   MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! I Love you!!!!!!! Mark

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               I was reading in Matthew 1 18-25 about the birth of JESUS!!! Verse 21 states that ” She will give birth to a son , and you are to give HIM the name JESUS , because HE shall save HIS people from their sins.” GOD is so Good!!!

    I remember a hymn growing up  that stated that there was just something about the name of JESUS!!! Thank you JESUS!!! For one  , it is the one and only name in the whole world in which we can be saved !!! No other name can bring us into GOD’S fold but the Name of JESUS!!!

   Imagine if you will demons fleeing at just the mere mention of the Name JESUS .  Angels worship HIM , that tells me a whole lot about how the Heavens feel about the Name of JESUS !!! The saints adore JESUS ;  kings bow to HIM at HIS birth , our final judgment rest on HIS shoulders!!! HE was there at Creation!!! HE died for my sins!!! The sound of spikes being hammered into HIS hand is the sound of a massive debt being paid off  ; in full!!! Glory to GOD!!!

   There is indeed something about the Name of JESUS!!! It is Name above all Names!!! It is the Name of my Savior!!! It is the Name of my Lord!!! JESUS is my LORD!!!

     It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…….

     I Love you!!!!!!! Mark

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Christmas gifts

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   I was reading in 1 Corinthians 1o :13 where we have been given the power to overcome temptation!!! What a beautiful gift GOD has given us!!! Glory!!!

    As Christmas fast approaches I am reminded of  just how many times in life I have become aware of how many gifts which GOD has given me continuously all year , every year.  To celebrate the birth of CHRIST JESUS is special to me , however ,over  the last couple of decades my celebrating JESUS has become a consuming fire all of the time!!! Thank you JESUS!!!

     I can not imagine any gift that a human gives me could come close to what GOD has given me!!! I am glad that our economy is lifted this time of year , however , I see a lot of people with pain and doubt in their eyes this season. Instead of focusing on GOD they appear to be stuck on self. This will never bring Joy to a person . JESUS does not have the answer , HE is the Answer!!!!!!! Accept the Love that HE will extend to you and enjoy your holiday. GOD is bigger than your problems!!! Any of them!!! Thank GOD!!!

    AAAHHHH The gift to overcome temptations. Thank You JESUS!!!

   Headed to the well!!!  Going to unwrap another of GOD’S  gifts!!!

   I love you !!!!!!! Mark

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Adoration of the Wise Men by Murillo

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                     I was reading in Matthew 2 1-12 where wise men had come from the east to search for JESUS after HIS birth. They had first stopped and payed tribute to the king {Herod } as was custom in those days when you journeyed into foreign land. King  Herod attempted to get the wise men to locate the Child JESUS and then come and tell him HIS location. He told the wise men that he wanted to pay tribute to JESUS as well. They knew better!!! GOD is Good!!!

 A star guided their way into Bethlehem . The star was directly above our Saviour. They gave gifts to JESUS and then left. Scriptures record that they did not return the same way. They took a different path. Amen!!!

    Friends , the wise men had come face to face with GOD!!! Even had they returned on the same path there is no way that they could have returned the same way. They had took a journey and had met with GOD. Having done so they were not about to get anywhere near Herod {Satan} again!!! Glory!!!

     We too  have journeyed in our own way to meet JESUS and pay tribute to HIM!!! Once we come face to face with GOD there is no way in which our lives can remain the same. We leave HIS  Glory differently!!! After we have met GOD there is no way in which we want to give this world {Satan , Herod }  any of our time.  Thank you JESUS!!!

     I am so thankful that I do not have to flee to Egypt!!!  I have met JESUS!!!

  I Love you!!!!!!! Mark

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