Archives: "God's Words For US"
God has been especially real to me to me this week. I can feel His presence; those arms of love surround me as we await word from our son.
Our son lives 600 miles away from our home. He’s on a week’s vacation from his job. At almost the last minute, he changed his plans and chose to
- June 15, 2012
“Though I walk in the midst of trouble,
Thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine
hand against the wrath of mine enemies,
and thy right hand you save me.
The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me:
Thy mercy, O Lord, endureth forever:
forsake not the works of thine
- June 8, 2012
God Surprises Us with Joy
“for his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime;
weeping may remain for a night but rejoicing comes in the morning.”
Psalm 30:5 (NIV)
- June 1, 2012
God’s In Our World
“Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue, but with actions and in truth. Then this is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts
- May 25, 2012
“Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness
to be tempted of the devil. And when he had fasted forty
days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.
Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came
and ministered unto him.” Matthew 4:1-2,11 (KJV)
- May 18, 2012
Thou wilt keep himin perfect peace,
whose mind is stayed on thee:
because he trusteth in thee.
Isaiah 26:3 (KJV)
Have you ever seen a snapshot that looked blurry? When I was a child, we used to see them often.
Have you ever watched a movie or a television
- May 11, 2012
“And you, my child, will be called prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins.” Luke 1:76-77 (NIV)
When Zechariah wrote that his son’s name was John, the neighbors.
- May 4, 2012
“And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but waitfor the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.” Acts 1:4 (KJV)
“For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by
- April 27, 2012
“He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering. Like one from whom men hid their faces he was despised and we esteemed him not. Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him and afflicted. But he
- April 20, 2012
“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5 (NIV)
How we act and react to the people and
- April 13, 2012
Not from Conceit
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit,
but in humility consider others better than yourself.”
Philippians 2:3 (NIV)
Paul told the Philippian believers to forget self and remember they were not number one. He tells them
- April 6, 2012
One In The Spirit And In Purpose
If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ,
if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Holy Spirit,
if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete
by being like-minded, having the same
- March 30, 2012
Jesus, The Guilt Offering
“Yet it was the Lord’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer and though the Lord makes his life a guilt offering, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the Lord will prosper in his hand.”
- March 23, 2012
Silent before His Accusers
“He was oppressed and afflicted and yet did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.” Isaiah 53:7 (NIV)
- March 16, 2012
"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.
- March 9, 2012
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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.