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Blessed by Beth

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Beth Moore

For several years now my sisters and I have attended weekly Bible studies, in the past 3 or 4 years those studies were by Beth Moore. I am so grateful to have been able to study God’s word with the help of His servant Beth. She has a sweet southern accent, forgein to us Canadians eh? She also has a gift to write, to teach, and the gift of gab. If you have never “met” Beth, I encourage you to get involved in a Bible study led by her. I’m sure you will enjoy it and learn a great deal about God and yourself.

Here is a word from Beth:

“God taught me a way to pledge my faith to Him every single day through five statements. I taught these in the Bible study Believing God, but I want to share them in this book as well (Voices of the Faithful) because they’ve meant so much to me, I believe that these five statements encompass virtually everything God calls us to believe in His Word:

  1. God is who He says He is.
  2. God can do what He says He can do.
  3. I am who God says I am.
  4. I can do all things through Christ.
  5. God’s Word is alive and active in me.

I always conclude the five statements by making a verbal commitment “I’m believing God.”

I want to challenge you to give these statements a try. Say them every single day. I can be completely overwhelmed by a challenge, and as I spit these statements out of my mouth, I can feel faith rising up in me. I have never seen God work as blatantly as I have since He challenged me to believe Him instead of just believing in Him. I’ve quit being so safe and sterile about what I ask. The primary question that precedes my request is simply this: Is it biblical? Nothing has had a greater impact on my approach to God and to daily living than raising both my sword of the Spirit (Scripture) and my shield of faith (belief).

God is still working in our generation. Faith is how we join Him.

                                                                                                                                  –Beth Moore

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Posted by on May 15, 2009 in Uncategorized

 

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Sweet Sixteen

image001My baby girl is 16. Now how did that happen?

She is kind, sensitive, funny, artistic, compassionate and beautiful from the inside out. She is my friend.

sweet16How do you tell a wonderful daughter
just how much
she means to you
when there are
no words
to describe
the gift
of precious memories
she’s given you since the moment
she came into your life…How can you tell her
all the ways
she’s made a difference
in your world
when nothing can truly measure
the happiness and pride you’ve felt
watching her face life’s challenges
and shape her fondest dreams…

How can you tell
a wonderful daughter
all the feelings your heart holds
for her, and her alone —
except simply to say…
Jessica, you are so very loved
and wished a world of happiness, always.

 

 
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Posted by on May 9, 2009 in Uncategorized

 
 
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