A few quick thoughts I want to share with you.

Can any of us really say anything but, ‘the Lord is good?’ I trust we cannot.

In the past several days and months much has taken place in my heart and life. I have come across a few quotes or sayings I’d like to share.

Kindness makes a difference….Even if it is a very tiny act of goodness and you think no one notices, God notices. Always remember that one little act of kindness can tilt the balance of an entire situation. One little act of kindness can ripple out in countless ways that you many never know about.–Message From God

Today Christianity needs to be in contact with Jesus Christ. When it is not, it is as dead as a dodo bird.—J. Vernon McGee‘s Thru The Bible

The word of Christ is spoken to all believers; and there is a cleansing virtue in that word, as it works grace, and works out corruption—Matthew Henry Concise

We have a great and mighty freedom in Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior.

John 15:4-5 (KJV)
Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. 5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

John 15:7-12 (KJV)
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. 8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples. 9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love. 11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. 12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

 It is the great concern of all Christ’s disciples, constantly to keep up dependence upon Christ, and communion with him.—Matthew Henry Concise

The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change-and we all instinctively avoid it. – E. B. White

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. – Harold Wilson

Sometimes it seems like God is difficult to find and impossibly far away. We get so caught up in our small daily duties and irritations that they become the only things that we can focus on. What we forget is that God’s love and beauty are all around us, every day, if only we would take the time to look up and see them. – Matthias

Romans 12:2 (from the Message)  
Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you.

If a child be brought up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord, we have both reason and revelation to encourage us to expect a godly and useful life. —Adam Clarke‘s Commentary

Where religious education is neglected, alas! what fruits of righteousness can be expected? An uncultivated soul is like an uncultivated field, all overgrown with briers, thorns, and thistles.—Adam Clarke’s Commentary

Psalms 1:1-3 (KJV)
Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.

God’s grace be with you as your hope increases daily in your walk with daily Him. 

Lord bless you.

 

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