July 18, 2014

Really....And You Are Going To Do It Anyway?

Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. So they slander you. 1Peter 4:4

The bible tells us some things are mysteries.  It promises to those who are saved all mysteries are revealed.  God promises that if we lack wisdom, to ask for discernment and we will understand.  We like to believe these are statements for all people, yet the truth is God does not want all people to know everything: people who will use wisdom to hurt others, who betray others and deal treacherously or act out in deceit. Through this He is demonstrating patience and giving them a chance to turn back.

We also believe everyone who hears the same words we hear, perceive what's righteous.  We believe the holy spirit of God will be working within all of our lives to produce His nature.  However, those thoughts are silly and immature, not wise at all.  God tells us to always discern the spirits, watch for real things which allude to invisible, intangible truths.  God tells us to watch for natural signs not illusions, delusions, trickery or fancy talk.  He said to realize that what is around us will seek to persuade us. If it cannot get us willingly to go along it will provoke in other ways.

In Matthew chapter 13 the disciples asked Jesus why he said to the listeners "If you have ears, listen!" when what He was saying was not real clear. Jesus explained that if people understood they would be given more and more is not to be given to those who are not seeking first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.  It is a safety feature.  Christ was not mocking people, He was charging them to seek wisdom, not piece together their own knowledge.  The answer is not real obvious....when you cannot see beyond the nose on your own face. It takes an eternal perspective, because if all we can see is what is ending then we have no vision at all of eternity: meaning we are desperately sick and need healing.

We all have liked what is bad for us in some way or another.  We all have been bitten by deaths bitter sting and called it sweet.  Peter wrote that we did these things in ignorance, but now we must see the world in it true light.  We must keep our sight on what is happening, what we are now gaining; not on what has been lost.  Christ gave up perfection to be slathered and burdened with our shamefulness.  But he did not regret it because he understood eternal life.

Christ saw others reviling and taking great pleasure; doing every shameful things known to man. He watched people gain riches, rise to power and even fame.  He counted them as pitiful, broke and in need of a saviour. In peace and God's name, Jesus spoke to truth to every person, but some He called out their names.  He made claim that He lost not one of His and knows our name.

Some of us are living and some are dying; though we all appear to be human, it is our spirit which alters everything.  God created everything: the heavens, earth, eternal glory and hell.  He created us to be like Him and He allowed the devil to have his own domain as well.  Why does it appear at times that evil is not being held back, though God promises He is aware and will not turn back from His purpose? Why God makes these plans and alignments, I cannot say for sure, yet I know it to be true.

Christ said evil ends in the fire of His fury, being kindled through the vengeance of His jealousy for His beloved. He promises to the saved we will be rescued but to the ones headed into captivity they will go.  Jesus will not fight, shout, crush the weak or snuff out even the smallest of hopes.  Yet through the strength of God's loving kindness, he will end all conflict with his final victory and His name shall be the hope on every ones lips.

O please ask if you do not hear, ask to be saved and He will save you; ask to be healed and He will gladly heal.  Seek Him in all of His glory...right now, before this day passes too.

Review:


  •  As obedient children do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behaviour; because it is written "You shall be Holy for I am Holy."I Peter 1:14, 15, 16


  • And corresponding to that baptism now saves you - not the removal of dirt from the flesh but an appeal to God for a good conscience- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.I Peter 3: 21, 22 


  •  Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live the rest of time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men....but for the will of God.1 Peter 4:1
For His Glory Alone ~ Kisses,
Candace

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July 10, 2014

God Does Say "That's Enough, NO MORE!"

Jeremiah 15: 6 "You who have forsaken Me", declares the Lord, "You keep going backward so I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you: I am tired of relenting!".

There are many details of this study which have been purposefully not mentioned, here. We will be exploring those when we get to the conclusion of the broad topics.  We all know, the direction each could roll out are unending in wisdom.  We only have a few more spaces to cover, prior to excavating in one spot ;) 

Our main focus has been on finding God's intent or purpose, rather than assuming our limited knowledge is all that wise and being mislead. He promised that we could and WOULD understand this.  He also promises if we search for Him with all of our heart, mind and soul we will find Him.  Which makes sense, because if we could not find Him and His Kingdom then we would have no hope of following this verse in Matthew 6:33, 34: But seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

We have been looking at the grumblings of God's children, His mercy, grace, provision and protection; ultimately His faithfulness even when we are not faithful back.  We are so very 'me' sighted.  We believe that we are not supposed to be made to do without.  Most of the time God wants us to move away from things which He is attempting to sweep out of reach, but we find a bizarre sense of comfort in the things which are enemies to peace with God and His Kingdom, at times.  We paint pretty pictures to veil what we know is real and listen to the voices of others to help us mask the truth.  

I cannot find very many of God's leaders or followers who were not told to leave things of self importance.  God does this for several reasons: He needs to protect things and we need to be able to get away from what is stopping our maturation in Him.  The Israelites grumbled when they did not have creature comforts, even though they were safe.  Did rich food, alcohol and the thought of waking up to the hand of a miserable taskmaster another day really equate to better than this? 

God promised good things and a bright future with Him.  He promises us the same thing.  He also assures us that we will see good things here in this life if we will trust Him:  Yes, Jesus replied, and I assure you that everyone who has given up house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the Kingdom of God will be repaid many times over in this life, and will have eternal life in the world to come.  We cannot help ourselves it seems, we are so ruled by what we crave, how others perceive us, being one of the normal or successful ones, and entitlement that we just go with the popular mindsets.  God warns us that it's enough with focusing on the life of our soul and all that dazzles us into the hands of a miserable taskmaster.  For instance, 1 Timothy 4:8 Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and the life to come."

All through out our lives we have choices to make as a follower of Christ and Child of God.  Do I listen to truth, or do I follow my gut. Look at the following verses where God says to us:


  • The heart is more deceitful than all else. And is desperately sick; who can understand it? I, the Lord, search the heart, I test the mind, even to give to each man according to his ways, according to the result of his deeds. Jeremiah 17: 9,10 
  •  They made their hearts as hard as flint and would not listen to the law or to the words that the Lord Almighty had sent by his Spirit through the earlier prophets. So the Lord Almighty was very angry. Zechariah 7:12 
Whether we are willing to be honest with anyone else, we should fear God and be honest with Him.  He has clearly told us what is to come and that we can be saved both in this life and in the life to come.  He has stressed that this life will be difficult but not to fear. We will be taking one last step in this prior to breaking off chunks for deeper study.  I will close out with:

The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; in the last days you will clearly understand it.  Jeremiah 23: 20, 21 



Are you willing....He has done everything else? WILL you lay down your hardness, your ungodliness, your greed, your resentment and many other "little" things (in the sight of an unholy world) and simply go the "right way"?  Mind you, it will be very abnormal to others but it is the normal way we were created to go!.

Think about it, His beloved child, in Christ,
Kisses,
Candace


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July 1, 2014

Her Life Can Save Another Child

Stepparent Abuse?  (link to Dr. Phil Episode on child abuse)   This is a very tragic situation.  Lauren lost her daughter Lily due to abuse at the hand of her ex-husbands wife.  Most of us cannot wrap our minds around someone treating another human being like; much less a to a helpless toddler in the hands of a caregiver.



Although this is disturbing to watch, if you or someone you care about deals with DV in anyway please click the link, in blue above, and watch.



I thank Dr. Phil for opening up his platform and allowing Lauren to share, and hopefully heal a bit more.



Candace

June 30, 2014

I Told You It Is Not Real

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Studying our key verses for this summer, and not hyper focusing on each person or community surrounding each, has been a challenge.  The reason it is challenging is as obvious as the nose on my face: we all have things which cause us to be shaken and react to those perceived things.  Which means that every topic when whittled down reveals one thing: we will fear; what we will fear is the question.

Isaiah 51:13 That you have forgotten the Lord your Maker, who stretched out the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth; That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, as he makes ready to destroy? But where is the fury of the oppressor?

As I was reading through Exodus, humbly, I pondered their demise.   With gratitude, I have searched for lessons we can graciously walk into without having to undergo the fears which snared His people.

A common thread for them and us is: which thought will we grab hold of, deciding to project it before us, and say "this is real and I will believe it"?  The picture I inserted is of a 3D image cleverly created by a sidewalk artist.  What is really there is a road, everything else is an illusion. You can surely see it, but it is simply an image and can do you no harm at all if you travel over or near it.

 God is like the road, He is there even though we cannot see Him.  He does not go away even when something has come between our sights, obstructing our view.  What would we do if we did not have the history of His truth, even though we had another human being telling us what God was saying, while encouraging us to continue to trust? Would we stop short, park to be safe, turn around or move forward in faith that the road WAS there, trusting we just could not see it at the moment?

We know, God did give them more than a man to see and follow; He gave them wondrous signs and surrounded them with visuals to experience.  And while a 3D artwork is spectacular it does not compare to their experience:

Exodus 13:21, 22 and the Lord was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead them on the way, and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night.  He did not take away the pillar of cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the people.

I had to ask myself, " if God did not take away the cloud or the fire, then why, when the Pharaohs men drew near and the sons of Israel looked, did they behold the Egyptians marching after them and become frightened, crying out to God; instead of seeing them coming and beholding the Lord God, remembering His promises and what He had already done"?  When they cried out it was not to save them, it was to whine, murmur and blame Moses.  They screamed out Why.....Why....Why....and it would have been better for us to serve them than die here.  And there it was.....they were ready to go back and serve something that hated them, used them and disrespected them, with no remorse, than to move into God's provision within His way.

Moses, cried out "Do Not Fear!" Stand by and see the salvation of the Lord, promising they would never see them again, forever, because the Lord was going to fight for them while they kept silent.  But God responded to Moses saying "Why are YOU crying out to ME?  Tell the sons of Israel to go forward - and you, lift up your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea, divide it and go! (paraphrase).

We act as though God cannot see through the clouds which He created, sends and removes.  We fear as though He does not care about the calamity going on in our midst.  We get moved by the unconscionable ways others treat us and react in reproachable ways to protect our self. All the while, we should see what is real:

And it came about at the morning watch, that the Lord looked down on the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and cloud and brought the army of the Egyptians into confusion.  And He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, let us flee from Israel, for the Lord is fighting for them against the Egyptians."

How is it, that sometimes, the true reality of Jehovah is more plain to our enemies, as plain as the nose on their face; yet to us He is more like abstract art which confuzzles our senses?

Think about it, pray about it....ask Him about it and please let's all try to stop whining about things that are not even real.  Let's attempt to focus on Christ and His word and less on the distorted chaos consuming our moments....for Goodness Sake.

I pray for His will to be done here on earth, today, even as it is being done in the His Kingdom.
Kisses,
Candace


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June 27, 2014

Just Turn Around, It's No Big Deal....Yet!


But I will camp around My house because of an army, because of him who passes by and returns; and no oppressor will pass over them anymore.....For now I have seen "with My eyes".  Zechariah 9:8

I took a pause from moving forward with our study, recently so that I could really study the old and new testament and take pause as I explore.  To recap, the verse below has been our focus:


The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; in the last days you will clearly understand it.  Jeremiah 23: 20, 21 

God's truth is not vague; He tells us all have turned from His ways.  Even the disciples who were most intimate with Christ and literally walking with Him serving / witnessing fell away, just as Christ told them they would.  God himself is at the helm of all things, in control of all powers, and making allowances as He so chooses.  Obviously, having all the data of what is going on around us, then scrutinizing all movements and knowledge prior to moving, is not what should be our motive for security in going, is it?  When I read the words "For now I have seen with My eyes" my heart leaps and I feel safe.  My God knows everything and will show me the way if I will be willing to wait, listen and follow.  

I know if I pass Him by, it really is no big deal; He knows my limitations and where He is still working on correcting what I misunderstand.  Man....that really allows me to relax a bit.  "After all, He is the one who formed me, teaches me and guides me." And He will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart.....and in the perfect time.....I will clearly understand it!"

Please take a moment to read Selah,  Seen With My Own Eyes, today and prepare for the next leg of our journey.(click on the blue underscored words to open the link or visit http://hischildbelieves.blogspot.com )

With Love, in Christ Jesus Himself,
Kisses,
Candace




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June 6, 2014

That Was The Big Idea

Jeremiah 23: 20, 21 The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; in the last days you will clearly understand it.


We Love it when God is for us; when He is our Savior, Redeemer, Deliverer, Healer and Greatest Lover of our Soul.  We really feel super special and can lord it over others when we are walking the walk, talking the talk and being used as a front man for the Kingdom.  As soon as we feel any of those feelings, we need to fervently pray for Him to cover us quickly.  We must seek where our faith is weak and our reliance on things feeling right is too great.  It is in our confident moments, that satan rolls in and whispers.....you can do it....look around you.....you are our front and being noticed ....go ahead and receive your honor, you deserve it this once. After all, there will be a time when you are more like the monkey in the middle than the front man.  Then you will need to remember this to build your self up, or remind others; so make it count!

Self Confidence is not the same as a peace filled countenance.  Usually, self confidence is hiding a myriad of insecurities.  People simply learn what disguises them and settles their unstable emotions.  Just pull on one of our disguises loose threads and you will see the chaos roll out and the clash of thunder begin.  There are many discussions in our archive on countenance, being down cast and paranoia   Today, we are going to look at how God does what He plans, no matter who or what gets in His way; even when those He is attempting to use for His glory fight His Big idea, because they are not comfortable with it.

In Exodus, God articulated His Big Idea in one sentence: "Let My people go, that they may serve Me."
This seems incredibly straight forward doesn't it? His people were being held against His Will, and they were not free to serve Him. Therefore, God had to send someone to tell the person what He wanted.  Ergo, Moses was called to center stage.  Moses heard God, even said "Here I am", but quickly, after hearing Him out, said "Sorry, you must have dialed the wrong number sir". God knew everything, and attempted to instill confidence in His messenger.  God had been working on these plans long before Moses answered, and He would not turn back just because Moses needed some stroking.  My short version is as follows: 

The situation was clarified: You said here I am, Moses, so you know I am here; I need others to see that you believe I am with you, because they do not believe I am here.  Moses needed something physical, which they could see.  God saw that Moses trusted the stick in His hand, to hold him up; so He went with it. I find it interesting that God said, "throw the stick down." It was as if He had to get it out of Moses hand so He would possibly stop leaning on it for confidence.  The next confidence builder was not something in his hand, maybe in case he lost the stick, it was Moses own hand.  God even covered if Moses lost the stick and his hands were too shaky to appear confident by showing him how to use any body of water.

I guess God felt He could move forward, now that they were clear: Moses had been sent by God, He had God with Him, he could perform miracles with things or his person and He knew what the Big Idea was.  But Moses big idea was not budging either, so he said, ""Sorry, you must have dialed the wrong number sir". God would not turn back and Moses need for something self confirming received kindled a bit of heat and adamant directives from God, quoting from Exodus 4: 11, 12:

"Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes dumb or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? Now then go, and I, even I will be with your mouth and teach you what you are to say."

And then finally, Moses was exposed and God revealed the truth: Moses just did not want to do it, He asked God to send someone else.  But God would not, instead He allowed Moses to find confidence in something He could see and relate with.  I thank God, that although we weary Him, He will not turn back.  And although we are riddled with disguises, some we even use to hide who we really are from our own consciousness, He will never stop coming at us with the same simple Big Idea; nor will he divert from His path.  

Isaiah 30:1  Woe to the rebellious children, declares the Lord, "Who execute a plan but not Mine, and make an alliance but not of My spirit, in order to add sin to sin;

We all have been rebellious in our lifetimes, may we stop it now and align with His executive decision through His spirit and stop adding sin upon sin, through our foolishness.  We will continue our sojourn in the coming day, as we follow Moses, Pharaoh and the Son's of Israel sojourn. As far as it depends on us, today, do not allow your heart to be hardened by refusing the holy spirit to have His will within you today; because while you have not yet been destroyed and He continues to deal compassionately with you, there will be one day when the destroyer will be allowed to spark all our kindling.  

I pray for water, His water will quench all things whether drought, thirst or a fiery ordeal.

Isaiah 33:1 Woe to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he who is treacherous while others did not deal treacherously with him.l  As soon as you shall finish destroying, you shall be destroyed; As soon as you shall cease to deal treacherously, others shall deal treacherously with you.

Kisses,
Candace

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May 28, 2014

Shut Your Pie Hole!

Until we can say it is clear, this verse will be our opening:

Jeremiah 23: 20, 21 The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; in the last days you will clearly understand it.


As we have studied, many times, we say we are waiting on God; but the truth is He is waiting on us.  One of our study verses for this month tells us that God has already granted to us His divine powers for life and godliness.  Of course, He does not give wisdom to dogs, pearls to swine, intimate relationship to childish kids and the list could go on.  His truth explains further that we "become" partakers of His divine nature through receiving His promises.  He cannot get close to us, until we come out from under all the debris.  Yet we are pretty comfy most of the time, and as long as we can steal a glimpse from time to time, we have no need to tip our little canoe.   As to not digress here, if you did not read about how God uses opposing forces to tip us over, for our safety, please click the link above prior to reading on.  

Is God supposed to not care that people do not know the truth? Is He supposed to cease trying to expose the deception they have been taught since birth? He knows that their parents were taught lies and so forth and so on.  The times we live within are no different from thousands of years ago, nor will the future be any different.  That being said, God works differently with each generation, as He bring things toward the final stage.  One thing we have in common, as the ones who take center stage to speak on His behalf, is the audience.  People cannot see God, so God sends flesh and blood people to step on His stage.  Otherwise people would simply be looking at the bright lights focusing on an empty stage.  More than likely a sound system would be a waste of money also.  

We will not cover this today, but through the thousands of years and many people He told to speak for Him, most of the time people said "If you are not going to make the show entertain us, or if you are going to be a downer, then SHUT UP!" Over time, God's speakers began telling people what they wanted to hear.  Some for profit, some due to the deception of their own hearts.  God attempted to send people to tells us that people were coming in His name say ,"God gave me a dream", to communicate, or God told me to say "this".  

The topics that enrage the Lord greatly are when those on the wrong paths are lead to believe God says  they will have peace; or when they walk in the stubbornness of their own heart and are told He will not send calamity upon them. In fact, God told Jeremiah: Behold, the storm of the Lord has gone forth in wrath, even a whirling tempest; It will swirl down on the head of the wicked. He also stated: Is not My word like a fire and like a hammer which shatters a rock.  I do not know the crowd Jerry was speaking to, but I cannot imagine them calling him back out for an encore. 

God allows people to be in place to test them and prove He is with them.  He has to have someway of showing up when we cannot see Him face to face.  Just because you are under the forces of someone does not mean God does not notice the injustice, imbalance and callousness.  Sometimes however, it is not God's best plan for us, we just allow ourselves to be lead astray. Maybe we just get tired, maybe we really are deceived.  Whatever the case may be, the larger picture is that God wants us to understand, there is a time in each of our lives where we all go away from His truth; some just do not care to turn to Him. If that is the case, leave it in His hands and worry about your own state of affairs.  

 For them, God said I'm watching, I'm listening and I care.  He has seen everything already and will not stop attempting to reach you with His truth.  He will not turn His back on you, as if He does not care.  In Isaiah 59 He is stated: 

The Lord saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.  
He saw that there was no man, an wondered that there was no one to intercede: 
then his own arm brought him salvation, and his righteousness upheld him.
He put on righteousness as a breastplate and a helmet of salvation on his head;
He put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and wrapped himself in zeal as a cloak.

With this in view, there is no way to lack a glorious luster; no matter what moment or season you are passing through.  Just in case you need a true encore from the Lord himself, I will send you on your merry way with this:
"And as for me, this is my covenant with them," says the Lord:  "My Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, or out of the mouth of your offspring, or out of the mouth of your children's offspring," says the Lord, "from this time forth and forevermore."


As for our pie holes, looks like we are to keep them open forevermore; as long as He is supplying the pie that is ;)


My prayers over those of us, His children is for His increased peace upon us: protection of His truth, coming toward us and out from our mouths. Bless those who do not bless you - speak the truth and allow Him to avenge His own will.


In Christ,
Candace

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May 22, 2014

Stop Making Plans and Alliances With Them!

Jeremiah 23: 20, 21 The anger of the Lord will not turn back until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; in the last days you will clearly understand it.

Too many people have no mature Christians in their midst to guide them.  A mature Christian is not someone who has it all together and always has "God's answer" for your predicament.  It is someone who submits to the will of God and depends upon the word of God to rightly divide all knowledge and lead forward His plan.

We humans, have a tendency to cherry pick God's truth and twist it to commiserate our own wants.  We then attempt to group our self with like minded individuals who will not rock our god sized boat.  God however, does not need people to rock our boats.  He has sent our adversary, the devil to prowl about like a roaring lion; he is just waiting to rock someones boat and devour them.

We will be doing a study on some very mature subjects this summer, in order for you to completely understand how God intends this for your safety and growth.  Mostly, for your ability to quickly decide to get out of places you should never enter.  Sometimes however, you get too far into bad situations and it takes time for Him to release you from self made bondage's.  He alone can tell you when it is safe to exit or if He will clear the house and allow you to stay.  As for all the variables in between, we will know the truth.  What you do with it is between you and Him.

This is an overview of our focus scriptures:

Isaiah 30:1  Woe to the rebellious children, declares the Lord, "Who execute a plan but not Mine, and make an alliance but not of My spirit, in order to add sin to sin;

Isaiah 33:1 Woe to you, O destroyer, While you were not destroyed; And he who is treacherous while others did not deal treacherously with him.l  As soon as you shall finish destroying, you shall be destroyed; As soon as you shall cease to deal treacherously, others shall deal treacherously with you.

Jeremiah 15: 6 "You who have forsaken Me", declares the Lord, "You keep going backward so I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you: I am tired of relenting!".

Jeremiah 17: 14 Heal me, O Lord and I will be healed; Save me and I will be saved, For thou art my praise.

I Peter 1:14, 15, 16 As obedient children do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behaviour; because it is written  "You shall be Holy for I am Holy."

I Peter 3: 21, 22 And corresponding to that baptism now saves you - not the removal of dirt from the flesh but an appeal to God for a good conscience- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.

1 Peter 4:1 Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, so as to live the rest of time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men....but for the will of God.

and lastly, 1 Peter 4: 5 which I hope you will learn by heart and tuck it away to safe guard you:

And in all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excess of dissipation and they malign you; but they shall give account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.


As Peter ended his letter, I also end mine:

Peace be to you ........all who are in Christ (that is).

Kisses,
Candace


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