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A Little Salt and Grace

by Latricia C. Bailey

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

Colossians 4:6 (NIV)

People often say it’s not only what you say that matters, but how you say something. That old adage about, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is a lie. Words help, words heal, and words can hurt too. If you don’t believe me, then believe the Word of God. We will all face His judgment in order to leave this life and enter into Heaven. It will hurt more than you can imagine if the Lord says, “Depart from Me, I never knew you!” These words won’t just hurt, but they will determine your final fate in eternity.  Continue reading

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Ambassador for Purpose

By Keisha G. King

This is the day that the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 (NJKV). I’ve learned to embrace each new day with a praise on my lips because tomorrow is not promised to anyone. Treat others just as you would like to be treated. All things work together for your good. God is so intentional when it comes to His children and their purpose. He wants so much for you; He’s just waiting on you to get in proper alignment with the assignment. He said in Psalm 84:11 (HCSB), “For the Lord is a sun and shield. The Lord gives grace and glory; He does not withhold the good from those who live with integrity.”

The Lord will shower you with His amazing grace and His glory. He will not withhold anything from His children. His heart’s desire is to see you blessed. You did not choose God; He chose you. (see John 16:16). You may not know how special you are to God until He shows you a supernatural miracle. You’re about to walk into your divine purpose.

Revelation 21:4 (NIV) says, “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” Welcome to your happiness. Continue reading

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Confessing the Word

Re-posted to remind us that speaking God’s Word over our lives is vital today.

by Shemeka S. Barrett 

Confessing or speaking words based on the Word of God out loud is a necessary and powerful part of our Christian walk.  According to Webster’s dictionary, to confess means to acknowledge or admit belief or faith in.  In Genesis, when God spoke, things began to happen/change for the better.  Accordingly, when we speak his Word, things begin to happen/change for the better.  So let’s start confessing!

Confessions:

I am kept by the power of God.♥

I am purifying my soul by obeying the truth. Continue reading

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There Is No Comparison*

This is an excerpt from the upcoming book, Successful Growth, Successful You by Sharman J. Monroe:

Now you [collectively] are Christ’s body and [individually] you are members of it, each part severally and distinct [each with his own place and function].

1 Corinthians 12:27 (AMP)

God purposely did not make any two people exactly the same.  Although some people may have things in common (physical attributes, interests, behavior, likes and dislikes), they are not exactly the same.  Identical twins are not exactly alike.  God made you in His image and likeness, and gave you the skills and talents He wanted you to use to glorify Him (Genesis 1:27).  It says in His Word:

All these [gifts, achievements, abilities] are inspired and brought to pass by one and the same [Holy] Spirit, Who apportions to each person individually [exactly] as He chooses.

1 Corinthians 12:11 (AMP)

God knew exactly what He was doing when He made you the way you are; He didn’t make any mistakes (Psalm 139:13-18).  Continue reading

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