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Blessed are the Poor in Spirit who Mourn

February..It it is time to turn to the second Beatitude but I cannot…I am actively wrestling with laying down my rights in my life and I want to share with you how God is leading me, I am eager to speak out of the practice of fasting (self-denial), I still have so much to say about surrender…so in God’s perfect timing, I decide to read one more post tonight and I hear the suggestion from John Piper to thread the first two Beatitudes together…my heart leaps as I knew the Lord had guided me here for further soaking. 2,620 more words

Moments

More beer, because it was a long week

Been pretty busy over the last week, so it was nice to unwind with a bunch of friends over some beer.

Upright 6th Anniversary Saison: Delicious as always, but maybe eating a bunch of fried chicken beforehand ruined my palate. 274 more words

Steps To Happiness

You can’t deny the fact that you, yourself, in some ways, is finding your happiness. Well, who doesn’t?

There are times where happiness is just right beside us but we are too blind to see it, too numb to feel it, and too dumb to realize it. 265 more words

Life

1 Timothy 1:3-20: God's Yardstick – The Law of Love Conclusion

1 Timothy 1:3-20: God’s Yardstick – The Law of Love Conclusion

Living the Yardstick

Monday, January 25, 2016

We continue to see God’s yardstick in the New Testament, with Christ’s Law of Love superseding the Old Testament Mosaic Law. 654 more words

Comparing Scripture

Why did God make us?

God made us to show forth His goodness and to share with us His everlasting happiness in heaven.

The glory of God consists in the realization of this manifestation and communication of his goodness, for which the world was created.

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beatitude

This word may sound waspish, like a bee attitude, but it’s a much more blessed attitude of being. It sounds too much like platitude – an anodyne pronouncement that feels beatifying in the abstract but when someone asks you to live up to it you say “Beat it, dude.” But a beatitude is an example, a prescription, not just a description. 647 more words

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