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  •     Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. Hebrews 5:8 (ESV)   Jesus suffered on the cross for you and for me. He endured agony the degree of which we will never have to undergo.   At any time prior to Gethsemane, he could have turned away and not have done…
    October 12, 2018
  •     And Samuel said, “Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams. 1 Samuel 15:22 (ESV) All of us who have been Christians for a lengthy period of time have…
    October 5, 2018
  •       Cease from anger and forsake wrath: fret not in anyways to do evil. For evil doers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. Psalm 37:8-9 (KJV)   These are words penned by David. He writes that we should refrain from being angry…
    September 28, 2018
  •     Vengeance Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, ‘Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the LORD’. Romans 12:19 (ESV)   Paul writes these words to the believers at Rome. He gives sage advice from which we can learn.   In…
    September 21, 2018
  •    Be still and know I am God, I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth! The Lord of hosts is with us, The God of Jacob is our fortress Psalm 46:10-11 (ESV)   David tells us words God spoke to him. The Lord tells us through David to come…
    September 14, 2018
  •       Be careful for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus Philippians 4:6-7 (KJV)   Be careful for…
    September 7, 2018
  •     There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28   With the events of this past week, I have been thinking a lot about the labels we put on one another. Our nation lost a great statesman when God…
    August 31, 2018
  •       These are some thoughts I have had on prayer. When we pray for someone, we ask God to guide that person through their day. If we are aware of his or her need, we specifically ask that He intervene in that circumstance. We may even ask God to bless that individual.   Sometimes, when…
    August 24, 2018
  •       but they that wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 (ESV)   When we are impatient, we make mistakes that usually create problems for us. Even when we attempt to fix…
    August 17, 2018
  •         I bow down toward your holy temple     and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness,     for you have exalted above all things     your name and your word. On the day I called, you…
    August 10, 2018
  •     The years of our life are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty; yet the span is but toil and trouble, they are soon gone and we fly away. Psalm 90:10 (ESV)   God gave Moses these words in a prayer. The LORD desires that His children live 70 to 80 years. During our lives here on earth,…
    August 3, 2018
  •       You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers onto the third and fourth generation of those who hate me. Exodus 20:5 (ESV)   God loves each of His children. As a parent, he wants what is best for them.…
    July 27, 2018
  •       About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God and the prisoners were listening to them. Acts 16:25 (ESV)   Paul and Silas had been thrown into prison because they had an evil spirit leave a young servant girl. Her master depended on the income she brought…
    July 20, 2018
  •       He who has an ear, let him listen. Revelation 2:6, 11 (ESV)   He who has an ear, let him hear what the spirit says to the churches Revelation 2:17, 29, 3:6, 13, 22 (ESV)   Do you remember your parents saying, “You are not listening?” I do. It was when I was…
    July 13, 2018
  •     Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom he has chosen as his heritage! Psalm 33:12 ESV   This week we celebrated America’s Birthday. She is 242 years old. People sometimes take it for granted that our nation even exists. We also have those, down through…
    July 6, 2018

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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." 

Her author website is cecelialester.com

 

 She and her husband of 49 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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