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Hold on...

Posted by vking on July 30, 2014 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16

 

Welcome to Wednesday...the middle of the week!

 

I can not begin to thank all of you for the support, encouragement and prayers you've given our family since this day last week. I've been on an emotional roller coaster ever since...elated on the one hand with celebrating the wedding of my niece, but despair at having to say f...

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His Time...

Posted by vking on July 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:7

Happy TGIF!

I am not really sure how to write this entry, but here goes...

I realize many of you know about my sister-in-law who had been battling cancer for over a year...finally said, "Enough!"  She went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 23rd.  Our constant prayer is just for P E A C E in all that happens fr...

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Great is Thy Faithfulness...

Posted by vking on July 20, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness towards the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.  Isaiah 63:7

Happy Monday!!!

OK...so I know I said I would journey through the book of Romans during the remainder of July.  But, all this weekend, the words from ...

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Judge not...

Posted by vking on July 16, 2014 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Therefore thou art inexcusable, judgest; for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.  Romans 2:1

Happy Thursday!

Sorry...I missed Wednesday's blog entry because I spent a good portion of my evening with my daughter and grandson.  Although, I did read the next chapter in Romans.  But as you can see, I didn't get very far before a verse popped out at me!

Judging others....

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listen to the holy spirit

Posted by vking on July 14, 2014 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.  Romans 1:16

Happy Tuesday!

My weekend went so quickly that I didn't have time to prepare my Monday morning blog entry.  It also doesn't help that I have started retiring a little bit earlier than before.  So, that just means I have to work on my time management so I am able to prepare these bl...

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God brings a new and different thing...

Posted by vking on July 10, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.  Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.  Isaiah 43:18, 19

Happy T G I F!

Today's verse is excellent news! I was looking for a different verse than what I normally focus.  I have  brand new verses to highlight...to catch my eye.  I really like these.  God is ...

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Peace to the weary...

Posted by vking on July 8, 2014 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.  Isaiah 40:29

Happy Wednesday!

Well, we are over half-way through the year and I am betting some of you are feeling like you have gone through twelve months, instead of only six.  You feel worn out, fed up...just plain whipped.  It would take you forever to name all those things that did not go the way you imagined they would go at the beginning of 2014.  But, ...

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God's Words...

Posted by vking on July 7, 2014 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.  Hebrews 4:12

Happy Tuesday!

We are into our third year of sending out these AIM blog entries.  Yay!  My goal has always been to only write when I feel led by the Holy Spirit.  I just don't desire to write a blog entr...

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You are a Conquerer...

Posted by vking on July 2, 2014 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us...Hebrews 12:1

Happy Thursday!

It's nice and quiet in my house this morning and I can refocus my thoughts for this blog entry. I feel as if I am being prompted to just stick with the book of Hebrews for a little bit...not sure how long.  It is some...

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It's All Good!

Posted by vking on July 1, 2014 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.

Happy Wednesday! 

This was one of those entries where i started one way on Tuesday evening and had to scratch it all and start a different way Wednesday morning.  I believe this entry is the one that should have been written anyway because it's been floating around in my head all day.

There are those times when we tend to get consumed with the way we do thi...

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Pray...

Posted by vking on June 25, 2014 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.  Psalm 91:11

Welcome to Thursday! 

Even though I seem to be going through a bit of physical, mental and emotional turmoil so far this year and I can tell you beyond a shadow of a doubt, that God has His angels closely guarding me, keeping me lifted up...smoothing (if that's a word?) my future bumps and bruises.  Normally I would be writing an AIM blog entry every week day....

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God is...

Posted by vking on June 23, 2014 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and horn of my salvation, and my high tower.  I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from mine enemies.  Psalm 18: 2,3

Happy Tuesday!

The Lord is my rock...will be my rallying cry for this whole week!  I hope you don't mind.  But, He is my rock...my stronghold, my guide, my comforter...my....whateve...

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I am standing on the Rock!

Posted by vking on June 22, 2014 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer.  Psalm 78:35

Happy Monday! 

This wasn't a bad weekend.  I managed to do quite a bit of writing on the story for my Drama Ministry at church...very exciting...and right up my alley.  I also did some work on my home business. But, the most interesting part of my weekend was going to the beach on Sunday.  Yes...I did say 'going to the beach'.  And I did have f...

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Shine on...

Posted by vking on June 19, 2014 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.  Philippians 4:8

Welcome to Thursday!

Time for a quick entry, then off to work.

Sometimes it is difficult to keep your mind at an even keel...positive thinking, creative thinking, calm demeanor when those around...

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God...take me away!

Posted by vking on June 16, 2014 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

In God will I praise his word; in the Lord will I praise his word.  In God have I put my trust; I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.  Thy vows are upon me, O God; I will render praises unto thee.  For thou hast delivered my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?  Psalm 56:10-13

Welcome to Tuesday!  This past weekend was a blur.  I am pretty sure you will agree with me when I say how busy I was or ...

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Keep on keeping on!

Posted by vking on June 11, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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

Happy T G I F!!

It's here again!  Yahoo!  I love Fridays, if for no other reason then to regroup for the week that recently passed.  There have been so many instances that have compounded together to keep me on my knees...which may be what the Lord intended for me to do.  The latest instance is not really going to show itself until after an upcoming medical exam o...

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Peace...

Posted by vking on June 11, 2014 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near. Isaiah 55:6

 

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. Isaiah 55:8

 

Happy Wednesday!

 

Sometimes it is necessary to break away from the noise of our lives and just listen to...nothing but God's still small voice.

 

Be still, and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10

 

Life can get confusin...

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Blessings...

Posted by vking on June 9, 2014 at 9:40 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.  Ephesians 3:20

Happy Tuesday!

 

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. Ephesians 3:20

 

Happy Tuesday!

 

How did your month of blessings go? You had way more than you thought you did...didn't you? ...

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God is your ANCHOR!

Posted by vking on June 5, 2014 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.  Hebrews 12:1,2

Happy TGIF!  Isn't it amazing how quick...

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Friends...

Posted by vking on June 1, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man shareneth the countenance of his friend.  Proverbs 27:17

Happy Monday!

Wow...that weekend went fast!  But, I feel extremely accomplished.  I delivered orders and picked up new orders for my home business.  Yay!  I got quite a bit of writing done this weekend for my church's newsletter (June edition).  I feel really good about that! I attended two wonderful church services on Sunday and did announcements ...

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