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Jan 10, 2017
"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope"
OCT. 7, 2016
I find that I have to fight the good fight of faith every day. I have to exercise all my faith, and not rely upon feeling; I have to act as though I knew the Lord heard me, and would answer me and bless me. Faith is not a happy flight of feeling; it is simply taking God at His word—believing that He will fulfill His promises because He said He would.
Hope in God, trust in Him, and rest in His promises, whether you feel happy or not. A good emotion is no evidence that you are a child of God, neither are disturbed, troubled, perplexing feelings an evidence that you are not a child of God. Come to the Scriptures and intelligently take God at His word. Comply with the conditions and believe He will accept you as His child. Be not faithless, but believing. OUR HIGH CALLING, PAGE 119
EARLY MORNING READING
Oct. 7, 2016
The religion of Christ is not a religion of mere emotion. You cannot depend upon your feelings for an evidence of acceptance with God, for feelings are variable. You must plant your feet on the promises of God's Word ... and learn to live by faith.
As soon as one begins to contemplate his feelings he is on dangerous ground. If he feels happy and joyous, then he is very confident and has very pleasing emotions. The change will come. There are circumstances that occur which bring depression and sad feelings; then the mind will naturally begin to doubt whether the Lord is with him or not.
Now, the feelings must not be made the test of the spiritual state, be they good or be they discouraging. The word of God is to be our evidence of our true standing before Him. Many are bewildered on this point....(IN HEAVENLY PLACES, PAGE 126)
January 10, 2016
My brethren, let us put all this aside. We have no right to keep our minds stayed on ourselves, our
preferences, and our fancies. We are not to seek to maintain a peculiar identity of our own, a personality, an
individuality, which will separate us from our fellow laborers. We have a character to maintain, but it is the
character of Christ. Having the character of Christ, we can carry on the work of God together. The Christ in us
will meet the Christ in our brethren, and the Holy Spirit will give that union of heart and action which testifies to
the world that we are children of God. May the Lord help us to die to self and be born again, that Christ may live
in us, a living, active principle, a power that will keep us holy. (Testimonies for the Church, vol. 9, pp. 187, 188)
Oct. 7, 2015: Jjust a few lines of what I read early morning.
If you take even one step toward Him in repentance, He will hasten to enfold you in His arms of infinitive love. His ear is open to the cry of the contrite soul. The very first reaching out of the heart after God is known to Him.
Oct. 8, 2015: evening
Lord, For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.” “I am God, and there is none like Me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done.” Job 11:7; Isaiah 55:8, 9; 46:9, 10.
Even the prophets who were favored with the special illumination of the Spirit did not fully comprehend the import of the revelations committed to them. The meaning was to be unfolded from age to age, as the people of God should need the instruction therein contained.
In all the deportment of one who possesses true love, the grace of God will be shown. Modesty, simplicity, sincerity, morality, and religion will characterize every step toward an alliance in marriage. Those who are thus controlled will not be absorbed in each other’s society, at a loss of interest in the prayer meeting and the religious service. Their fervor for the truth will not die on account of the neglect of the opportunities and privileges that God has graciously given to them.(The Review and Herald, September 25, 1888.)That love which has no better foundation than mere sensual gratification will be headstrong, blind, and uncontrollable. Honor, truth, and every noble, elevated power of the mind are brought under the slavery of passions. The man who is bound in the chains of this infatuation is too often deaf to the voice of reason and conscience; neither argument nor entreaty can lead him to see the folly of his course.(The Signs of the Times, July 1, 1903.)True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. On the contrary, it is calm and deep in its nature. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.(Testimonies For The Church 2, 133)
Love, lifted out of the realm of passion and impulse, becomes spiritualized, and is revealed in words and acts. A Christian must have a sanctified tenderness and love in which there is no impatience or fretfulness; the rude, harsh manners must be softened by the grace of Christ.
Oct. 09, 2015
How much greater caution should be exercised in entering the marriage relation—a relation which affects future generations and the future life? Instead of this, it is often entered upon with jest and levity, impulse and passion, blindness and lack of calm consideration. The only explanation of this is that Satan loves to see misery and ruin in the world, and he weaves this net to entangle souls. He rejoices to have these inconsiderate persons lose their enjoyment of this world and their home in the world to come.6The Review and Herald, February 2, 1886.
Oct. 10, 2015
10:16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;
10:17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.
10:18 Now where remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin.
10:19 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,
10:20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;
10:21 And having an high priest over the house of God;
10:22 Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
10:23 Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)
EVENING...some lines of my reading
THE SHAKING ... Early Writings pg 270
As the praying ones continued their earnest cries, at times a ray of light from Jesus came to them, to encourage their hearts and light up their countenances. Some, I saw, did not participate in this work of agonizing and pleading. They seemed indifferent and careless. They were not resisting the darkness around them, and it shut them in like a thick cloud. The angels of God left these and went to the aid of the earnest, praying ones. I saw angels of God hasten to the assistance of all who were struggling with all their power to resist the evil angels and trying to help themselves by calling upon God with perseverance. But His angels left those who made no effort to help themselves, and I lost sight of them.
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7.-spending time alone
8.-Learning new things
9.-Learning Japanese (a year ago started...I love languages)
10.-yoga (twice a month... no time for daily classes... but I love spinnning every day!!!)
Aerobics, Walking / Hiking, Yoga
fruits/veggies/tofu/nuts/ BUT the best my grandma´s
blue/blue/blue/blue/blue/ ALL KINDS OF BLUE (green is my second favorite... then Purple)
(Colporteur Evangelist.. done)still reading The Great Controversy (AGAIN it´s my 3 time ) (well yeah last time I did it was like 5 years ago) (NEED REINFORCEMENT)ADDED A NEW BOOK OCT. 7... The Adventist Home (MY GRANDMA USED TO R 5EAD I DURING THE FAMILY TIME EVENINGS) THEN BEFORE i GOT MARRIED MY PASTOR MADE ME READ IT HEHEHE!!)
AND OF COURSE MY FAV OF ALL TIMES...
THE BIBLE MY ONE AND ONLY FOREVER BOOK!!!
So I decided to add this...
FAVORITE BIBLE STORIES
1. Jesus (some of Jesus Miracles wrote a brief script for students talent show 2015)
2. Joseph (writing a script for my students talent show next year)
5. Moses (wrote a script for my students for talent show 2015)
9. Noah (wrote a script for my students for talent show 2014)GREAT TESTIMONY FOR UNBELIEVERS
Added 4 more scripst and plays this year
11.- Creation shouts of Jesus (4th grade)
12.- Samson ( 1st grade)
13.- Tabitha (5th grade)
14.- Mephibosheth and King David (6th grade)
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