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Called By Grace

Posted in People on Fri, Feb 29 2008 - 09:18 AM

But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased - Galatians 1:15 (NIV) Before we were even born, God called each of us by His marvelous grace.  Imagine that! God already called us to be teachers, preachers, mothers, fathers, business people, cooks, etc. before we were born.  He spoke our destinies over us...

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The Sacrificial Lamb

Posted in People on Thu, Feb 28 2008 - 09:00 AM

And they came to the place which God had told him of; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son. And the angel of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham:...

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Even When You Mess Up

Posted in People on Wed, Feb 27 2008 - 08:53 AM

But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.  And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? - Matthew 14:30-31 (KJV).         Remember the story of Peter walking on the water?  Think about ...

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What Is Defiling You?

Posted in People on Tue, Feb 26 2008 - 08:19 AM

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man. -  Matthew 15:11 (KJV).        We are so concerned about what is going into our bodies.  Whether it be drugs, alcohol or food.  We do need to monitor those things.  However what comes out of our mouths is what defiles us. ...

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Sit Still

Posted in People on Mon, Feb 25 2008 - 09:34 AM

Then she said, “Sit still, my daughter, until you know how the matter will turn out; for the man will not rest until he has concluded the matter this day.” - Ruth 3:18 (NKJV).        Sit still until you know how the matter will turn out.  How many times, instead of sitting still when things are up in the air, do we pace the floor?  ...

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Stand By Your Friends

Posted in People on Sun, Feb 24 2008 - 08:21 AM

Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. - Romans 12:15 (NIV).         How many times do we actually rejoice with those who are rejoicing?  How many times do we mourn with those who mourn? We are there for the first hour, the first day, maybe even the first week.  If they rejoice too long, if they mourn too long, then...

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Right Words And Boldness

Posted in People on Sat, Feb 23 2008 - 08:59 AM

And pray for me, too. Ask God to give me the right words so I can boldly explain God’s mysterious plan that the Good News is for Jews and Gentiles alike.  - Ephesians 6:19 (NLT). I am not as eloquent or as bold as I probably should be, but I can do what this Scripture says.  I can ask God to give me the right words, so I can boldly...

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What Does God Call You?

Posted in People on Fri, Feb 22 2008 - 08:03 AM

(As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were. - Romans 4:17 (KJV). God called Gideon a mighty man of valor when he was fearful.  He called Peter a rock when he was unstable.  He calls us beautiful, ...

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His Report, His Results

Posted in People on Thu, Feb 21 2008 - 08:56 AM

Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. - Acts 2:18 (NIV). God pours out His Spirit on us today.  We are prophets of our own future.  Jesus said in Mark 11:23 that we can have what we say.  If we say we are poor, if we say we are sick, we are choosing to believe the report...

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The Treasure Within Us

Posted in People on Wed, Feb 20 2008 - 09:27 AM

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. - 2 Corinthians 4:7 (KJV). The treasure that is in us is Christ Jesus.  My pastor tells the story about how he had a bad temper that he just couldn't master on his own.  One day, frustrated from losing his temper, he cried out to...

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Speak And Believe

Posted in People on Tue, Feb 19 2008 - 09:27 AM

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. - 2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV). I quote this Scripture every morning over my life.  It is one thing to quote the Scriptures and quite another to believe them.   Only now am I finally putting my...

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Let God Handle It

Posted in People on Mon, Feb 18 2008 - 09:24 AM

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. - Proverbs 19:17. My great-grandmother was a godly woman.  She used to listen to God speak to her every morning.   One day she only had a few dollars left.  She decided to give the money to God.  Only a man came across her path, who...

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Tell It To The People

Posted in People on Sun, Feb 17 2008 - 09:34 AM

"'Return to your house and describe what great things God has done for you.' So he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city what great things Jesus had done for him." - Luke 8:39 (NASB).When something good happens to us that only God could have done like pay a bill or bring a friend back into our lives or healed our ailment, how...

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He Is Here

Posted in People on Sat, Feb 16 2008 - 10:08 AM

Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I... - Isaiah 58:9 (NIV). When you call, the Lord will answer.  When you cry for help, He will say, "Here I am."  God is like our earthly parents.  When we called, when we cried out in need, as children, if our parents loved us, they ran...

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You Are Blameless

Posted in People on Fri, Feb 15 2008 - 09:12 AM

He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 1:8 (NIV). The Lord keeps us strong unto the end.  He keeps us blameless.  Without blame.  How can that be?  After all, we have sinned, right?  Messed up?  Made mistakes?  Yes, but when we accept Christ, God no longer sees all ...

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You Are Righteous

Posted in People on Thu, Feb 14 2008 - 08:49 AM

For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. -  I Thessalonians 5:9 (NIV). God did not appoint us to suffer wrath.  No, He appointed us to receive salvation through Christ.  He loved us so much that He couldn't stay mad at us, so He made a way for us to be righteous in His sight.  That is ...

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What Is The Effect Of Righteousness?

Posted in People on Wed, Feb 13 2008 - 08:42 AM

The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.  - Isaiah 32:17(NIV). What is the fruit of righteousness?  Peace.  What is the effect of righteousness?  A quietness and confidence forever.   I don't know about you, but many times when I am going through a crisis, I am not...

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Rescue Me

Posted in People on Tue, Feb 12 2008 - 08:46 AM

And he did rescue us from mortal danger, and he will rescue us again. We have placed our confidence in him, and he will continue to rescue us. -  2 Corinthians 1:10 (NLT). God rescued Paul from mortal danger.  Paul says that when we place our confidence in God, He continues to rescue us.  God knows when we are in trouble, and He is...

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God Is Not Mad

Posted in People on Mon, Feb 11 2008 - 09:19 AM

For God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people’s sins against them. And he gave us this wonderful message of reconciliation. - 2 Corinthians 5:19 (NLT). Jesus reconciled the world to Himself when He die for our sins, when His blood put us in right-standing with God.  Now when we are in Christ, He no...

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He Sent Ahead

Posted in People on Sun, Feb 10 2008 - 08:54 AM

Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. - Exodus 23:20 (KJV). God has already sent an angel to go ahead of you, to protect you, to lead you to the place He has prepared.  Isn't it wonderful to know that God prepares your way before you arrive at that place in...

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The Letter That Kills

Posted in People on Sat, Feb 09 2008 - 08:58 AM

He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. - 2 Corinthians 3:6 (NIV). The letter of the law kills.  Did you know that 3000 people died after the law was given?  All that were involved in worshipping the golden calf (Exodus 32:28).  However,...

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God In Us

Posted in People on Fri, Feb 08 2008 - 08:28 AM

But now Jesus, our High Priest, has been given a ministry that is far superior to the old priesthood, for he is the one who mediates for us a far better covenant with God, based on better promises. - Hebrews 8:6 (NLT). Jesus is our High Priest.  The old priests used to perform the rituals and offerings of the Old Covenant.  Jesus died once...

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Whose Armour?

Posted in People on Thu, Feb 07 2008 - 09:03 AM

Therefore take up the whole armour of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. - Ephesians 6:13.   We are to take up whose armour? Our armour? No, God’s armour. When we put on God’s armour and the devil looks at us, what do you think he sees? Do you think he sees us scared, playing dress up?...

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Enriched In Every Way

Posted in People on Wed, Feb 06 2008 - 09:08 AM

For in him you have been enriched in every way—in all your speaking and in all your knowledge - 1 Corinthians 1:5 (NIV). In Him, I have indeed enriched since spending time with God, especially in my speech and knowledge.  I have not arrived, but I better than I used to be.  A mere two years ago, I would have never been able to speak to...

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Awake To Righteousness

Posted in People on Tue, Feb 05 2008 - 08:04 AM

Awake to righteousness, and do not sin. - I Corinthians 15:34. When we awake to our righteousness in Christ, when we realize that we are not righteous of ourselves but through Jesus' blood, we won't want to sin.  If we really understand that Jesus took the judgment for our sins, we will not willingly want to sin. Yes, we will...

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About: Hi! I am Annagail. I am pharmacy technician, life direction coach and author. I took care of my mother for most of my adult life, so it is only for the last four years that I have truly started my life. My passion in life is to help people fulfill God's purpose for their lives. I love to coach people on becoming the person God meant for him/her to be.

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