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  •  “I will praise the Lord, who gives me counsel; Even at night my heart instructs me. I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is always at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:7-8              …
    January 24, 2020
  •          “This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel says: “When I bring them back from captivity, the land of Judah and its towns will once again use these words ‘The lord bless you, O righteous dwelling, O sacred mountain. ’I will refresh the weary and satisfy…
    January 17, 2020
  •     Jesus’ Attitude   "And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death even death on a cross.” Philippians 2:8 (NIV)               Jesus humbled Himself.…
    January 10, 2020
  •     And I will give them one heart and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh, that they may walk in my statutes and keep my rules and obey them. And they shall be my people and I will be their God. Ezekiel 11:19-20 (ESV)   Happy…
    January 3, 2020
  •  As a baby, For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” Luke 2:11-12 (ESV) Into a poor family, And while they were there, the time came for her to…
    December 27, 2019
  •                                 In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD. Isaiah 40:3 (NRSV)   During Advent, we prepare our homes for Christmas. Do we also prepare our hearts?   At the last session of a Lay Witness…
    December 20, 2019
  •     …and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6b (ESV)   Isaiah gives us insight to some of the attributes of Jesus.   Wonderful Counselor   This child, Jesus would always be available to hear us. He…
    December 13, 2019
  •     …and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 b (ESV)   Isaiah gives us insight to some of the attributes of Jesus.   Wonderful Counselor   This child, Jesus would always be available to hear us. He…
    December 6, 2019
  •     Our Attitudes               “Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5 (NIV)               How we act and react to the people and…
    November 29, 2019
  •     Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. Psalm 66:8-9 (ESV)   Bless our God, O peoples            We are to bless God, the people of every nation and culture.…
    November 22, 2019
  •     Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and he is to be feared above all gods.   Splendor…
    November 15, 2019
  •     Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of his praise be heard, who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip. Psalm 66:8-9 (ESV)   Bless our God, O peoples We are to bless God, the people of every nation and culture. For some time, I have been…
    November 8, 2019
  •   “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.” Psalm 150:6   A few years ago, I read a book—1,000 Gifts, written by Ann Voskamp. She caused me to think about our gifts from and our praises to God. She taught me a new word: Eucharisteo (u cha ri STE o) it comes from the…
    November 1, 2019
  •   Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1-2 (ESV)   Paul explains in chapter 4 of Romans that Abraham believed God and, because of that, he was justified before God.   He concludes that because of our faith, we, also, receive…
    October 25, 2019
  •     And he said to her, “Daughter your faith has made you well; go in peace and be healed of your disease.” Mark 5:34   We all know he story of Jesus being enroute to the synagogue ruler’s home to tend to the ruler’s sick young daughter. We also read where a woman interrupted…
    October 18, 2019

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Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over a decade..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

 

 She  served in a faith-based organization,Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

 In July 2017, she published her first book, "Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy." 

 

 

 She and her husband of 50 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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