Self-Reflection

Become a Vessel to be used by the Lord – shared message

Become A Vessel to be Used by the Lord Message for Easter Sunday  It is said and I truly believe that God created man in order to have the most intimate of relationships with Him. The shorter version is that God created man to have a relationship with him (man). Throughout the Bible, you will…

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It’s My Prerogative

I remember an R&B song by Bobby Brown using this title. When I start quoting Bobby Brown the world must be upside down but Bobby really did his “thang” back in the days. Upon reviewing the song’s message it was sort of about what I am talking about here but used in a slightly different…

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Servant of the Lord

As a fellow servant of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, I often wonder how I was intended to serve the body of God. It is odd how so many people with so many differences can be grafted into one unified body so seamlessly; one body, under God, one Lord with one mission… that all…

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The Spirit and the mind

I am convinced that God is constantly moving through our lives directing us toward His ultimate perfected plan for us. He is constantly allowing us to learn from the countless situation and circumstances that we face daily when we are willing to seek His guidance. What I find odd is that we are not always…

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Unbelief

As recorded in the gospel of Mark, a concerned father whose son was possessed by a mute spirit asked Christ to heal his son. Christ said that all things were possible if you believe. The father replied: “Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!” Mark 9:24 In our day it seems to be easier to disbelieve…

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A Sinner’s Lament

Dear Lord, guide my thoughts, my mind, and my heart. Take my hand and lead me in the path that I must go to serve You. Let me not move about aimlessly as a feather trapped in a gushing torrent of the winds. This world is far too treacherous to be left alone without You.…

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A peek through the veil…

Preface: To write about such a subject one must be extremely prayerful. Likewise to use the Word of God in order to formulate your opinion places one out on a limb with God. Even though I am like a kid anxious to open his Christmas gift early, God places His veil where He deems necessary.…

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Through the Eyes of God

Most believers have heard of the phrase: “What would Jesus do?” There is even an acronym that we have adopted, WWJD that makes it quick. The point is to try to imagine what Jesus would do in any given situation that one faces in life. Since we believe Christ was the only human on earth…

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Humility

Humility is the quality of being humble. Humble means to show a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance. Furthermore it means to be meek, respectful, submissive, self-effacing, or the opposite of being prideful or overbearing. There is a lot to unpack about this quality so let us start with how we might personally…

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Rationalizing God

“To thine own self be true.” This is a line written by William Shakespeare in Hamlet. It implies that we have a dual nature. I only mention dual personas but there could be more sub-categories. The main distinctions are the inner and outer self. It could also be referred to as the authentic and the…

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