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Divine Note #57 - Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010

God is approachable
Genesis 17:18-19a (NIRV) 18 Abraham said to God, "I wish Ishmael could receive your blessing!" 19a Then God said, "I will bless Ishmael.” …

Just a little background in case you’re not familiar with this story, Abraham and his wife, Sarah, decided to get ahead of God’s plans. Sarah arranged for her maid, Hagar, to have Abraham’s child instead of waiting to have her own baby as God had promised. This had incredible consequences. As you know or can imagine, things don’t work out when we don’t obey God. But God remains the same. God never changes.

Many sermons have been written about this wonderful story, and as I sit here about to write this message, I can think of two more messages, but this is what God put in my heart: “You can talk to me instead of keeping the storm churning in your heart.” The Holy Spirit led me to this Scripture early this morning as all the things that are happening in my life started to cre…

Divine Note #56 - God’s plan for how we should treat each other - 1 Peter 3:8-12

Divine Note #56 – Sept. 9, 2010

God’s plan for how we should treat each other - 1 Peter 3:8-12
1 Peter 3:8-12 (GOD’S WORD Translation)
Dedicate Your Lives to Jesus
8 Finally, everyone must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love each other, have compassion, and be humble. 9 Don’t pay people back with evil for the evil they do to you, or ridicule those who ridicule you. Instead, bless them, because you were called to inherit a blessing. 10 “People who want to live a full life and enjoy good days must keep their tongues from saying evil things, and their lips from speaking deceitful things.11 They must turn away from evil and do good. They must seek peace and pursue it.12 The Lord’s eyes are on those who do what he approves. His ears hear their prayer. The Lord confronts those who do evil.”

Dear Friends,
If you read my blog, you know that I’ve been writing about relationships – a topic that God has been working out in my life. This note has been in my heart for 10 days, but I wasn’t ready to wr…