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Archives: "God's Words For US"
  •     One In The Spirit?   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 love, being one in spirit and…
    August 30, 2019
  •     May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Romans 15:13 (ESV)   Paul writes these words to the believers in Rome. He encourages all who read them. Let’s look at what he tells them and us.   He…
    August 23, 2019
  •     Recently, I heard more of a person’s story that has caused me to think about how we live for Jesus. In hearing this addition to the story, I realized this individual is truly living for herself and not Jesus. This caused me to ponder what living for Jesus means. When we live for Him, we believe: He…
    August 16, 2019
  •     Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you. I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)    Fear not,   Bible scholars tell us that this phrase appears…
    August 9, 2019
  •       The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1   The LORD is my light    David speaks with gratitude here and, yet, makes a profound statement. A…
    August 2, 2019
  •     So Jesus said to the Jews who believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you know the truth and the truth will set you free . . .Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who practices sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not stay in the house forever, the son remains forever.…
    July 26, 2019
  •     I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out our precepts. I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame, for I delight in your commands because I love them.                         The…
    July 19, 2019
  •     Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we…
    July 12, 2019
  •  The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prisoners to those who are bound. Isaiah 61:1 (ESV)      The…
    July 5, 2019
  •  The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prisoners to those who are bound. Isaiah 61:1 (ESV)      The…
    July 5, 2019
  •                 At the end of May we observed Memorial Day. The purpose of this holiday is to give honor to those who have gone on before us, whether in service to our country or in helping us become the people we are, those of our families. Also, we are…
    June 28, 2019
  •                 At the end of May we observed Memorial Day. The purpose of this holiday is to give honor to those who have gone on before us, whether in service to our country or in helping us become the people we are, those of our families. Also, we are…
    June 28, 2019
  •                 As I sat in church one Sunday, Connie joined me in my pew. Laura, who sat in front of me, turned around and asked her, “Is it true, are you moving out of state?” Connie said she wasn’t sure. She needed funds in order to…
    June 21, 2019
  •     As believers in Christ, what do we learn about God?   We learn that He is our Creator. ‚óŹ that all things are under His control.           “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who    are…
    June 14, 2019
  •     Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly of heart and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-31   These are the words of Jesus.    Have…
    June 7, 2019

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Meet the Author

Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for two decades..

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

 

 She has  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 51 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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