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A heart filled with greed!

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Luke 12: 15 AMP “Then He said to them, “Watch out and guard yourselves against every form of greed; for not even when one has an overflowing abundance does his life consist of nor is it derived from his possession.”
What makes one greedy? The lack of things or material stuff in our lives and we compare ourselves to others. Greed starts with I wish I had this. In the end, we become selfish, greedy and unhappy.
It is something we probably all suffer from, greed comes in subtlety. We don’t even know it but we struggle to get over other people’s good fortune.
Repent today and let go of any envy that you have in your own heart. God placed you where you are with a purpose and stay focused so that you can hear from Him.
Let go of all “if only I had this, that or the other.” You are allowing greed into your life.
Prayer
Lord God, I am greedy and I know that I am selfish too. Please Lord, humbly I pray forgive me. I bring this sins before You in the Name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. Forgive me Amen
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An Angry Heart!

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Ephesians 4: 31 AMP “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour [perpetual animosity, resentment, and strife, fault-finding] and slander be put away from you, along with every kind of malice [all spitefulness, verbal abuse, malevolence].”
I feel people have betrayed me on too many levels, people that were in my inner circle and today I am struggling with forgiveness because of their betrayal. I used to feel this person stole my future; they stole my life and my happiness. I also know someone right now who does the same thing.
How to deal with my angry heart? I believe I don’t have much of a choice in the matter I would have to forgive these people for hurting me and constantly insulting my intelligence. The lies, the stories and untruths drive me up the wall.
I have been carrying this un-forgiveness for far too long and I have to get to a point in my life to set them free, it’s hurting me and they don’t even care.
Prayer
Humbly Abba Father, I pray that You will heal my broken heart…

A Troubled Heart!

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1 John 1: 9 AMP “If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins, He is faithful and cleanses us continually from all unrighteousness [our wrongdoing, everything not in conformity with His will and purpose].”
If you have been reading my blog you would have picked up that I have a troubled heart. Yes, I feel there is sin in my life that has been weighing me down and many times I feel overwhelmed by my past transgressions. The truth is I was disobedient to the Lord and still did as I pleased which to this day is hanging over my head constantly.
To summarise this all in one word “guilt” is eating me up. Why don’t you just confess your sins to the Lord and get on with your life? Is what I have heard a couple of times, sure enough, I have and I even said I am sorry to the people involved. So then what’s the problem you ask? I think honestly I cannot forgive myself for being so suborned.
Today I have made up my mind and will keep on repeating this verse until I believe it. “If we …

Your Heart #Wednesday

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Matthew 15: 18 “But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these things defile a man.”
In the past couple of months, you and I have been checking my attitude and my behaviour. The funny thing is I completely forgot about my heart. The Lord Jesus tells us that “whatever we say through our mouths comes from our hearts.”
We know that our hearts are secretive things even the prophet Jeremiah speaks about the mysterious of our hearts “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” Jeremiah 17: 9 KJV.
Not too long ago my husband turns around telling me that “we have problems in our marriage.” I was totally at a loss what did I miss? I asked him what the problem was but he didn’t reveal the problem to me. I have been working at being kind, loving and understanding but I still am in the dark when it comes to what the problem is.
In the meantime, I believe God is in control and that He has sorted out the problem. “Delight yourself in the…

The Father of Lies!

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John 8: 44 AMP “You are of your father the devil, and it is your will to practice the desires [which are characteristic] of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks what is natural to him, for he is a liar and the father of lies and half-truths.”
I read this in Uncle Screw tape’s advice to Wormwood, C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters. “The fact that “devils” are predominantly comic figures in the modern imagination will help you. If any faint suspicion of your existence begins to arise in his mind, suggest to him a picture of something in red tights, and persuade him that since he cannot believe in that (it is an old textbook method of confusing them) he, therefore, cannot believe in you.”
Let's be frank I don't like the Series "Lucifer" at all, I also made it clear that I do not want to give any honour to the devil but watching this nonsense, the kids, on the other hand, …

At Which Age Will I Die?

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Psalm 139: 16 NIV “Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”
This subject is something that always fascinates me, I would like to know when I die, how it will happen and how old will I be. I cannot foretell the future so that will never happen I need to wait my turn just like everybody else. I also realized that God is infinitely in control over my life and thank goodness His been patient with me.
I thought about this and it struck me that I came into this world naked and I know that I am going to die and leave this world naked Job 1: 21.  It also struck me that God is in control over life and death 1 Samuel 2: 6.
I do not know at which age I will depart from this world but I do know without a doubt that God is in control and that He has ordained when I will leave this earth. I may live to be 84 years old or even older.
Prayer
Lord, You are awesome, You know my heart's desire and all the questions in my heart …

I hear their words and I can see their attitudes towards me!

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2 Peter 3: 18 AMP
“but grow [spiritually mature] in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be glory (honour, majesty, splendour), both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.”
You know they say familiarity breeds content it is so true. I watch people and listen to how they speak to each other. I also know the relationship and see how disrespectful people act. I have also noticed their mouths are bitter and the words come out twisted.
I hear these words spill out of their mouths and I see their motives and attitudes. It frustrates me but then if I mouth my own opinion I feel even worse. I need to learn to watch my words, it is my heart’s desire to grow in grace.
Always taking a backseat isn’t something I deal well with but if that means I will grow grace I had better start practising it. The sad part until I learn how to deal with people who keep on antagonizing me I will write this test over and over again until I pass it.
From my point of view, I have to const…

A Sanctified life.

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Romans 6: 13 AMP“Do not go on offering members of your body to sin as instruments of wickedness. But offer yourselves to God [in a decisive act] as those alive [raised] from the dead [to a new life], and your members [all of your abilities – sanctified, set apart] as instruments of righteousness [yielded] to God.”I believe the only way I can live a sanctified life is to fully give myself over to the Holy Spirit. I must submit myself to God. I need to have my thoughts renewed each and every day. I cannot live my life as I wish and think I am pleasing to God.There must come a time in my life that I set myself up before the Lord asking that He will purify my thoughts, my thinking and my soul. I am human and I have a strong will. I believe my flesh will try and many times win when I the ego I needs or wants something.I cannot do this on my own and I realized this a very long time ago, I had to come to a point in my life and make a decision. I had to choose the Lord Jesus Christ or my fle…

“For we also are His children.”

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Acts 17: 28 AMP “For in Him we live and exist [that is, in Him, we actually have our being], as even some of your own poets have said, “For we also are His children.””
I was thinking about this and it struck me that we live in a society that “loves” everything. I ask myself the question do we truly Love the Lord our God? Or do we look for love in all the wrong places?
Do you love your neighbour? Do you love your family? Do you Love God?
Sometimes I don’t love my neighbour or my family, they make me mad and I don’t want to even look their way. Do I love God? I believe that I love God. I have committed my life to the Lord Jesus and I accepted the Lord into my life.
And thinking about this statement “For we also are His children” brightens my face and makes me super happy. My life is in God’s hand and I know that God first loved me so I can love Him back.
Prayer
Lord I love You, I love You, I do. Today thank You that I can brag about my love for You. You lift me up, You called me by my name, I …