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God's Armour!

Posted by vking on January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.  Ephesians 5: 11-12

Happy T G I F!!

We made it to the weekend.  That's fabulous..even if it's not a 'three-day weekend'!  My mind needs a break.  This first month of 2014 w...

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Fight Back!

Posted by vking on January 29, 2014 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man; thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.  Psalm 31:20

Happy Thursday!

Some days I find it incredibly difficult to stay focused on the job at hand, because of all the voices and other distractions clamouring for my attention.  Maybe they all aren't trying to get my attention, but they do tend to be distracting.  And if we are not careful, we will ...

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I Can...

Posted by vking on January 26, 2014 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God; many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lord.  Psalm 40:3

Happy Tuesday! I totally flew by Monday and now am into Tuesday.  I slept through my alarm and didn't wake up until after my normal workout time.  I believe that affected my entire day. And it didn't help that the snow was piled up so high in my driveway that moving vehicles around took...

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Your Blessings!

Posted by vking on January 23, 2014 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart.  Lean not on thine own understanding; in all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths.  Proverbs 3:5-6

Happy T G I F!

I don't know about you, but I am extremely thankful another weekend is upon us!  It's been somewhat of a busy week.  And I have a sneaky feeling, this is just a foretelling of things to come.

I love the verses from Proverbs.  I feel as though they can be my battlec...

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Don't Give Up!

Posted by vking on January 22, 2014 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended; but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before.  I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.  Philippians 3:13-14

Welcome to Thursday!

Sometimes it seems as though we are always anxiously awaiting the arrival of...something.  You fill in the blanks.  It could be the arrival of som...

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God's Blog Entry...

Posted by vking on January 21, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end.  Amen.  Ephesians 3:20-21

Happy Wednesday!

Some days it seems as though my mind is going in a number of different directions.  I'm just reveling in the goodness of the many blessings God is continuing to shower me in to the insensitivity...

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Our Path to God...

Posted by vking on January 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous.  Joshua 1:8

Happy Tuesday!

Well, yesterday (Monday, January 20th- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) was the first holiday of the new year.  I pray you were able to do something memorable with your family and friends over the weekend....

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The Power of the Tongue!

Posted by vking on January 15, 2014 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Death and Life are in the power of the tongue and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.  Proverbs 18:21

Happy Thursday!

So...we are already inching towards the third weekend in January.  My how time flies when you are having fun!  And I don't know about you, but this year is starting off how last year ended...with me being involved in a number of extracurricular activities.  I am happy to say that many of them involve using the writing...

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Posted by vking on January 14, 2014 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

And Mary said, My soul doeth magnify the Lord.  Luke 1:46

Happy Wednesday!

I'm starting out with the idea this will be a short AIM blog because I am feeling the beginning of a cold in my throat.  So, thank goodness I am not having to speak this!

How is your soul?  How do you feel deep down?  How often do you just listen to...nothing, but the sound of your thoughts?  Are they restful thoughts?  Are they peaceful thoughts?  O...

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God changes not...

Posted by vking on January 13, 2014 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.  Hebrews 13:8

Happy Tuesday!

I missed my Monday entry due to an isolated power outage for some houses on my street...mine being in the middle of them.  I had several ideas floating around in my head as I was driving to a church meeting Monday evening that I decided to put in a note on my cute little tablet so as not to forget them.

I mused back many years today as I was stopp...

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Just Trust!

Posted by vking on January 9, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy unto our Lord; neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.  Nehemiah 8:10

Happy TGIF!

It's!  This has truly been awesome, God-inspired week! Another accomplishment that could not have been done without the Lord at my side.  I was on a fast from Tuesday through to Thursda...

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Spiritual 3

Posted by vking on January 8, 2014 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee; I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.  Joshua 1:5

Welcome 3 of our Spiritual Prosperity Fast!

We did it!  (The Lord and I)  He knew we could...I just didn't!  The Lord can do anything but fail!  Although I can say that Wednesday evening was a bit of a trial.  All sorts of food smells were assault...

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Spiritual 2

Posted by vking on January 7, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us:  we perish.  And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith?  Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.  But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?  Matthew 8:25-27

Happy Wednesday!

What an interesting beginning to my 2014 work week!  Temperatures ...

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Spiritual 1

Posted by vking on January 6, 2014 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.  Philippians 4:13

Welcome Tuesday!  Today is the first day of our church's corporate fast and will go through to Thursday, January 9th.  I suppose you could say I have gone back and forth about how I was going to participate.  Well...more honestly, I've gone from not participating to fully participating.  I started out with what I felt I was going to do or not do during the Fasting time....

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We represent the Father...

Posted by vking on January 5, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.  Proverbs 3:5,6

Happy Monday!  Welcome back to the work week!  (This is probably more for me, because some of you may have gone back to work last week.)

From what some of you expressed to me last year, 2013 was a year of relying heavily on the Lord.  The plans you painstakenly made did not happ...

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Happy TGIF 2014!

Posted by vking on January 2, 2014 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise him, all creatures here below; Praise him above, ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.  Amen.

Happy Friday!

Alright...this is the first Friday of the New Year, and the last day of my long Christmas holiday vacation!  I'm happy, but I'm also sad.  I've gotten caught up on some things, I've learned some things and I've started doing some new things. 

I've gotten caught up on some paper work w...

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