Archives: "God's Words For US"
“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
- September 25, 2020
I lift up my eyes to you,
To you whose throne is in
The psalmist looks to God who rules over heaven. We must do the same.
As the eyes of slaves look to the
Hand of their master,
As the eyes of a maid look to the
Hand of her
- September 18, 2020
Blessed is he
Whose transgressions are forgiven,
Whose sins are covered.
Blessed is the man
Whose sin the LORD does not count
And in whom there is no deceit.
When we confess our sins, God forgives us. Because He forgives our sins,
- September 11, 2020
To you I call, O LORD my Rock:
Do not turn a deaf ear to
- September 4, 2020
- August 28, 2020
“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
- August 21, 2020
“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5 (NIV)
How we act and react to the people and
- August 14, 2020
I lift my eyes to the hills—
Where does my help come from?
My help comes from the LORD,
The Maker of heaven and earth.
The Psalmist asks and answers a basic question of humanity. He realizes his help comes from the creator, not the creation.
- August 7, 2020
Then he said to me, “This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, says the LORD of hosts.” Zechariah 4:6 (ESV)
An angel speaks these words to Zechariah. He relates that they were from the LORD given to Zerubbabel who had rebuilt
- July 31, 2020
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
- July 24, 2020
But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV)
In my recent reading, I
- July 17, 2020
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
Will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD,
“He is my Refuge and my fortress, My God in who I trust.”
Surely, he will save you from the Fowler’s snare
And from the deadly pestilence.
- July 10, 2020
Sing to the LORD a new song.
Sing to the LORD, all the earth.
Sing to the LORD. Praise his name,
Proclaim his salvation, day after day.
Psalm 96:1 (NIV)
After having our church closed for three months due to COVID, we have met for worship three Sundays. One
- July 3, 2020
So do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God, I will strengthen you and help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)
This is God’s message to His people through Isaiah.
Do not fear
This message is recorded
- June 26, 2020
Praise the LORD, O my soul and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desire with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagles. Psalm 103:2-5
- June 19, 2020
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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.