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The top 10 things I know about God - Psalm 118:14

April 30, 2011

Psalm 118:14 The LORD is my strength and my song. He is my savior.

On May 2, 2011 I celebrate five years since the Lord changed my life. As I look back, I realize that these have been the most on-purpose and fulfilling years of my existence. I will be recording the journey in a detailed way so that I will always remember the things God has done for my family, but I want to share the following things that I know for sure.

1. I am not the person I was

2. I have unshakable peace through storms

3. God is real; God is personal

4. God wants to know our hearts and he wants to share his heart with us, consequently Bible study and sharing with believers is vital

5. God eases us into the journey with him

6. If we are serious about passionately serving him, God will make radical changes in us – it’s called sanctification and it’s not easy

7. God will clean up the hurts of our lives so we can be effective in representing him

8. Expect conflict, your own sin nature rearing its ugly head and …

Obey, go and use the tools God provides - John 13:3-5 (GW)

Written April 10, 2011
John 13:3-5 (GW) 3 The Father had put everything in Jesus' control. Jesus knew that. He also knew that he had come from God and was going back to God. 4 So he got up from the table, removed his outer clothes, took a towel, and tied it around his waist. 5 Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and dry them with the towel that he had tied around his waist.

I love the way that God speaks to me when someone teaches or preaches new life into Scriptures that I’ve read so many times. Priscilla Shirer did just that in the sixth session of the He Speaks to Me Bible study. I’ll share the lessons I learned.

Jesus obeyed his Father and got up from the table - John 13:4
How many of us know that God has plans for our lives yet we won’t leave our comfortable places? Pricilla asked: What comfortable place is God asking you to leave? I can tell you first hand that it’s not easy for me to obey when God speaks. I would rather not show up to do…