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[22 Aug 2015 | | ]

TweetShareDevotional:  1 King 19:1-18
Have you every been in the midst of a storm and felt nothing but hopelessness. You are not alone and I hope and pray you will be encouraged by this devotional.  You must always trust God while you are in the midst of your storm.
Points to Ponder

Sometimes an un-expected storm will come in our lives (1King 19:1-2).
There may be a time when the storm (hopelessness, stress, depression, self-doubt) of life will get the best of us (1 King 19:3-4).
God will provide spiritual nourishments during the storm in our …

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[29 Sep 2012 | | ]
Touching the Hearts of Teenagers

TweetShareTouching the Hearts of Teenagers
 Listed below is a true story about an interaction I had with teenagers in a Juvenile Detention Center. I had an opportunity to volunteer my time in a Juvenile Detention Center for 22 years. Working with troubled teenagers changed my career.  Now, I am working with parents, teens, teachers and youth workers to provide strategies to connect with teenagers in the 21st century. Listed below is a story taken from my book Behind the Eyes of Juvenile Delinquents. 
How quickly a heart can be touched
I had an …

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[6 Jul 2011 | | ]
Our Secret Place

TweetShareWhen I read “Our Secret Place” it really touched my heart. It was written by my sister and it inspired me to share it with my followers. Please enjoy and let God speaks to you.
Our Secret Place
By Shirley Strawter
I met with God today in our secret place. It had been awhile since I had been there. I made up in my mind that this morning would be another morning that I would get up, and get out just to walk again. In the process of walking, my heart began …

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[18 Apr 2011 | | ]
A Fantastic Journey into Jerusalem

TweetShareWe must not forget the sacrifices Jesus Christ made for the
world. He suffered and willingly gave up his life for us. His love for us is
greater than we deserved. I am personally thankful that Jesus made a fantastic
journey into Jerusalem. Jesus has blessed me, my family, and friends during
difficult times. I’m eternally grateful of Jesus commitment to all people. His
mercy and grace give us another opportunity to repent of our sins and he will
forgive us.  I hope you will enjoy this inspirational message (Audio file: A Fantastic Journey Into Jerusalem)

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[24 Jul 2010 | | ]
Husband and Wife Half Truths Lead To Potential Disaster

TweetShareGenesis 20:1-17
This post is about Abraham and Sarah’s half truths that impacted the life of people in a negative manner.
Points to Ponder

God will continue to guide and protect us on our life’s journey (Genesis 20:1).
There are times when knowledge can lead us to make wrong choices (Genesis 20:2).
When a half truth is told, it can severely impact the lives of others (Genesis 20:3).
God will reveal to the innocent the wrong choices they have made (Genesis 20:4-6).
There are times when God must put fear in our lives for us to change …

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[1 Jul 2010 | | ]

TweetShareThis updated post focuses on how important it is for you to forgive those that hurt you to the core of your heart.  When you forgive, it will help you to maintain your Faith. It will give you strength to overcome Obstacles. It gives you the ability to Repent when you are wrong. It guides you closer to God and it will prevent an Infection of hatred from flourishing in your life.  When you forgive, you will also have Victory over your own life without others influencing you in a …

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[21 Jun 2010 | | ]
Daughters Committed Incest With Their Father

TweetShareThis bible study focuses on the wrong choices a father made and the impact it had on his family especially his daughters.
(Genesis 19:30-38)
Points to Ponder

Wrong choices can lead the family in the wrong direction (Genesis19:30).
You must take time to reflect on your circumstances in order to make the right decisions (Genesis19:30).
Making too many wrong choices can lead to fear, stress, and emotional disaster (Genesis19:31).
There are individuals that occasionally engage in sinful actions to justify preserving their family which leads to disaster and disrespect of the Word of God (Genesis19:32).
Thinking in …

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[7 May 2010 | | ]
God Appears To The Wife's Husband

TweetShare(Genesis 17:1-27)
Points to Ponder

When God makes a covenant with us there are some conditions (Genesis 17:1).
God will always confirm His covenant  with blessings (Genesis 17:2-4).
When you are touched by God, you can’t help but fall down in awe of Him (Genesis 17:3).
God gives His servants a new name (Genesis 17:5, 15).
God confirms an everlasting blessing with His servant’s (Genesis 17:6-8, 15-17).
God’s servants and their descendants must keep His covenant for generations (Genesis 17:7).
God distinguished His people through circumcision of the flesh (Genesis 17:9-13).
God communicates to His servant the consequences of …

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[13 Mar 2010 | | ]
The Purpose of Trials and Tribulations

TweetShareJames 1:1-18
Points to Ponder
Have you ever wonder why God’s people go through trials and tribulations? This devotional is designed to help an individual to understand the reasons why people go through trials and tribulations. The study provides insight for an individual to overcome trials and tribulations.

You must remain positive (righteous) during difficult times (James 1:1-2).
You will be gain strength as you go through difficult times (James 1:3).
You must not give up during difficult times, if you want to maintain endurance for the rest of your life (James 1:4).
You must seek wisdom …

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[6 Mar 2010 | | ]

TweetShare(Genesis 18:1-15)
Points to Ponder

There are times when the Lord will suddenly show up (Genesis 18:1).
When you are close to God you will sense His presence (Genesis 18:2).
When the Lord passes by, take time to fellowship with Him (Genesis 18:3).
We must be eager to serve the Lord when He shows up (Genesis 18:4-5).
We must always give God our very best (finest, choicest) and nothing less. (Genesis 18:6).
Always stay close to the Lord (Genesis 18:8).
Remember our Lord loves to dialog with us (Genesis 18:9).
The Lord continues to confirm His commitment to the family …