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Archives: "God's Words For US"
  •                 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
  •     Recently, I went through a time of being extremely low. Our church has been going through a transition. It had been a tough time. At every turn, there was more hard-to-deal- with news.   I felt as if our backs were figuratively against a wall. I came home from a prayer group and felt terribly down,…
    May 31, 2019
  •    Due to some concerns and anxieties that some of my friends and I have experienced, I found myself fretting over some issues I could not completely put out of my mind. I remembered this scripture and studied it again. Please bear with me as I explain what it means to me.   Humble yourselves, therefore,…
    May 24, 2019
  •    Due to some concerns and anxieties that some of my friends and I have experienced, I found myself fretting over some issues I could not completely put out of my mind. I remembered this scripture and studied it again. Please bear with me as I explain what it means to me.   Humble yourselves, therefore,…
    May 24, 2019
  •     Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you, I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. Psalm 143:8 (ESV)   David, the shepherd king, penned these words. He asks the Father to speak to him in the mornings. David…
    May 17, 2019
  •    Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.   The Apostle Paul advises the…
    May 10, 2019
  •     Have you not known? Have you not heard?     The Lord is the everlasting God.  the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint and to him who had no…
    May 3, 2019
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    April 26, 2019
  •                 1 Samuel 1:9-17, 18, 20             1 Samuel 2:1-10               Prayer of Petition              …
    April 19, 2019
  •   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 instructed whoever has and…
    April 12, 2019
  •   Short Messages from God   Trust               Several of my blogging friends have written lately about the word that God has impressed upon them for the New Year. It has taken me a while to sort through my thoughts and search…
    April 5, 2019
  •     His delight is not in the strength of a horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man, but the LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, in those who hope in his steadfast love. Psalm 147:10-11(ESV)   These words of the psalmist tell us that God does not rely on the…
    March 29, 2019
  •   Again, Jesus spoke, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (NRSV)   In our lives, due to our humanity, we, as well as others, have times of experiencing darkness. Uncertain times can bring times of fear.…
    March 22, 2019

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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 50 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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