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Archives: "God's Words For US"
  • "But seek first the kingdom of God and its righteousness. . . ." Matthew 6:33 (NIV)             I had an issue bothering me. I tried to pray about it. As I went out to get some supper, I realized I could go to the golden arches, drive through, and then travel…
    February 23, 2018
  •       In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; make…
    February 16, 2018
  •   God’s Love Seen Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him. John 14:21 (ESV)   The Apostle John gives us the basics to God’s love for us. He tells us that Jesus…
    February 9, 2018
  •       I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore, I have continued my faithfulness to you. Jeremiah 31:3b (ESV)   but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 (ESV)   Everlasting Our Father God conveys…
    February 2, 2018
  •     Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold,…
    January 26, 2018
  •   New Covenant   Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant that they…
    January 19, 2018
  •     New Heart 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 5, 2018
  •      This question comes to my mind as the year 2017 comes to a close as I sit in ‘God’s waiting room, seeking His guidance for my life. Here are some answers that come to mind.    He wants us to come to Him. (Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give…
    December 29, 2017
  •     WITH Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:23 Isaiah 7:14 (ESV)   Do you understand the significance of the angel’s message? This message refers to a prophecy of Isaiah some 4oo years earlier.…
    December 22, 2017
  •     SHINE   It is God who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 4:6 (NSRV)   We have often heard we are to show Jesus to those we meet.…
    December 15, 2017
  • AWAKE   What I say to you, I say to all: Keep Awake. Mark 13:37 (NRSV)   Have you ever felt you have missed something when someone said or did something that ultimately affected you? Did you feel as if you had sleepwalked through the event?   During the season of Advent, we find ourselves…
    December 8, 2017
  •  Thoughts about Praise and Rejoicing   Rejoice, Praise, and Be Glad   This is the day the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24)   On most days, I repeat this verse while I am still in bed. Doing this helps me have a good outlook on my day. However,…
    December 1, 2017
  •     The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. The Lord is good to all and his mercy is over all he has made. Psalm 145:8-9 (ESV)   David gives praise to God in this passage. Let’s see what he says about our heavenly Father.    The…
    November 24, 2017
  •     As we hear of more and more instances of man’s atrocities to man, we begin to wonder what causes one person to bring harm to another.   As I read our local newspaper two days ago, I noticed the front page had stories that I found distressing. Earlier, in one of his columns, the editor of our…
    November 17, 2017
  •                   “Therefore take up the whole armor of God that you may be able to withstand              In the evil day, and having done all stand firm” Ephesians 6:13…
    November 10, 2017

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

 She has written several plays and skits, most  of which have been performed by her church. She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

In addition to writing, she has been involved in  "Acting Up In Church", a drama ministry for which she has written, directed, and acted in short plays.

Ms. Lester also participates in two prayer groups that pray for God's guidance for needs of the church, our congregation, and our nation and world. She also serves God by being part of her church's visitation team.

She  volunteered in a faith-based non-profit ministry assisting children of incarceration and their caregivers, Grace In Action. She served 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 49 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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