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Just ask in faith

  Oh boy was this going to be a day of waiting around! Yesterday, I had to go to the County Clerks’ office and the Dmv. If anyone is familiar with Kentucky, they don’t make it simple for us, but you have to go to two separate buildings ! LOL Well, shamefully my vehicles’ tags had just expired and my driver’s liscense would follow soon mid February! So with no choice but to suck it up and go, I went! While driving down there, I am praying, Lord please don’t let it be a long wait! I get there and only four people in line Hallelujah!!! Had about a thirty minute wait and was done with my new driver’s liscense! I have to say my massacre was on point, in my photo!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Off to the next location! Now I am like, Jesus I did seen that line many of times these past few months and it is always long! I need to get in and out. I get there and there is NO ONE in line!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Peek my head in thinking this can’t be right, and the clerk says, “I can help you right over here”! Let me just remind you, that

Christians and The Presidential Elections

A House divided AGAINST itself can not STAND! It’s no longer about who you vote for! America has become a nation where the people no longer STAND together, but allowed division to creep in! No matter who votes for who! This Nation can not stand, if people remain divided! Step back and look at the entire picture! Divide One of the MOST POWERFUL nation, get the people fighting against themselves and conquer it! Wake up America and see who is really behind this pulling the strings ! The Bible is clear we wrestled not against Flesh and blood! It’s so sad to see the day when America starts to crumble... Matthew 12:25 Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. Stay Bless, Rashida 

Some preach from envy...

 No matter who is preaching this gospel, and what motivates they have behind preaching, always rejoice! Rejoice in knowing the word of truth is being spread. The truth that Jesus is the true and only living God! Keep your eyes focus on the main purpose of winning souls and God will handle the rest! The word of God tells us what our enemy has meant for evil God will turn it around for our Good! Judas, the one who betrayed Jesus is a great example of God turning it around for Good! Philippians 1:15-18 15 Some indeed preach Christ even from envy and strife, and some also from goodwill: 16 The former preach Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my chains; 17 but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel. 18 What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is preached; and in this, I rejoice, yes, and will rejoice.

His Grace Is Sufficient

2 Corinthians 12:9 And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. God's grace is sufficient for us all and made perfect in our weakness! Notice the word perfect, the definition of perfect is: make (something) completely free from faults or defects, or as close to such a condition as possible:( source Oxford Dictionary). God tells us that His Grace is shown to be perfect, without flaw, and is complete in our weakness! God is telling us that He and He alone is enough and all we need! He is perfect, He completes us all!  God is able to show Himself as God almighty through our toughest circumstances and our hour of defeats! When we are weak in any area, His` undeniable strength always proves to be strong! His Grace over our life is the strength we need to press on! God may not always take us out of every hardship or relieve every t

God makes my enemies at peace with me

A few weeks back my Ford van was keyed. I have been having problems with our new neighbors and their dog pooping where my children played. After confronting the issue at hand, my vehicle was unfortunately damage! I saw the word "wacky" scratched into my van and other various scratches. I looked at the keyed scratches and said, "God guards all that is mine and that person just picked a battle with God, himself". I went ahead reported the issue with management and went along with my business. Fast forward a few weeks later the person who damage my vehicle, their window was busted out of their car!! Oh Boy! The bible is so clear! We will always reap what we sow! That day I did  NOT rejoice in what happened to her vehicle, as the scriptures say so clearly here, we are NOT too! Proverbs 24: 17-18 Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles; 18 Lest the Lord see it, and it displeases Him, And He turn away His wrath from him.  

God way of Handling Racism in America

God likes to speak to me allot early in the morning. When my heart is quiet and my spirit is open to His words. The story of Esther and the decree to murder the Jews( ONE Race of people, who felt the injustice of racism) was a story that was laid on my heart.❤️ Background story: Haman and evil man got the King to sign a decree to kill thousands of Jewish people! Esther the King’s wife, had a choice to stand up against injustice to murder thousands of Jews, or say nothing, and sweep it under the rug and stay in her palace with her King! She chose to put her own life at RISK to help the Jewish people. ( Y’all this racism is nothing new, the Jewish people dealt with it, and when people kept silent, thousands were killed) When you choose to ignore and down play hate and injustice it does not go away! It will always pop up again and again! But those God calls to stand with us for peace and same treatment, God honors! Esther was in a place of comfort in the Palace! But she was a woman cal

Saul to Paul Choosen

But God choose Him! When God chooses who He wants to preach this Gospel, their background and education is irrelevant! Saul, a Pharisee, a man that greatly persecuted Christians and even put some to death, was used by God greatly to reach thousands for Christ! Saul was found on a journey on the road to Damascus. He was headed that way to jail and murder Christians. But God! God got a hold of Saul’s heart that day. For three days he sat blind unable to see anything. He did not eat nor drink for those three days. I wonder what went through His mind after meeting the true and living God in His blindness! I wonder if God show how blind he truly was, by taking away Saul‘s sights so that he could only concentrate on the being in God’s presences and the true gospel! God went on to change not only Saul’s life completely that day, but also got rid of his former past by changing his name from Saul to Paul! God did the same for you and I when we accepted Him as Lord and Savio

Speaking the word, Praying Scriptures

A picture of my little plant that reminds me to stay rooted in the word of God. I love to remind God of His word, it’s not that He needs me to remind Him. But when I am speaking to Jesus and I say, “God Your words says such, and such”, it’s like I can FEEL faith arising in my spirit ! I can feel the increase of faith building in my heart ! I can feel the stable ground that my feet are planted on, solid in Christ! Speaking to God His scriptures is a way for me to exercise my faith and grow it. As the Bible is clear, that faith comes by hearing and hearing the word of God. So as I SPEAK His words out, I know that it will never come back void. His word will always accomplish what God said it will do. His word will build my Faith in Jesus! So today, if your looking for your head to be lifted up! Seek Jesus! If your looking for a surrounding Shield! Jesus is that shield . Here is a verse to exercise with to increase your faith! Declare it out loudly!! Psalm 3:3 But You, O Lord, are a shi

The Love of money

If your about God’s business winning souls, the blessings will always follow you ! If your about lining your pockets with money ONLY, you missed the whole point of the Gospel! The Bible is clear! Seek first the kingdom of God!( winning souls for Christ)(Proverbs 11:30The fruit of those who are right with God is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise) and all these things shall be added unto to you! What are you seeking ? 1Timothy 6:9-10 9 But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and harmful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. 2 Timothy 1 1 Timothy 6:9-10 (NLV) 9 But men who want lots of money are tempted. They are trapped into doing all kinds of foolish things and things which hurt them. These things drag them into sin and will destro

Don’t Lose Hope!

Good morning King Jesus ! Good morning family and friends! Keep on pressing in! The Lord has heard our prayers according to 1 John 5:14( This is the confidence we have in Jesus) Today don’t get discouraged with all that surrounds us! Keep pressing in, in prayers! Keep praying over the world and our families! Keep reaching out and helping those in need! God is going turn this around and what the devil meant to destroy the world and the church ONLY shook us AWAKE and off the pews!! It’s time saints! We were built and Trainned for this day!! Galatians 6:9 (AMP) 9 Let us not grow weary or become discouraged in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap, if we do not give in. Heavenly Father, I come to You in the mighty name of Jesus! Lord, though the world around us is in chaos, we don’t lose  hope, but we strengthen ourselves in You! In Your word, as Your word tells us, Psalm 34:19 (Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the Lord delivers him out of them a

Prayer against Corona Virus

Right now I pray that the Holy Spirit will give you comfort during these times! Know this, that God is still on the throne and Corona virus will NOT defeat you or take you under! There is a scripture in the Bible located in Psalms 91. Pray this Psalms over your family and friends! Pray it over the entire world! You shall live and not die! We will RISE up in FAITH and declare our God is over cocoons Virus ! Our God still heals!delivers! And sets free in Jesus name Amen! Psalm 91 1 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.[ a ] 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” 3 Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. 4 He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. 5 You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, 6 nor the pestil

Never stay down!

Underneath this blanket is a GROWN man! LOL This was my husband all week recovering from the flu! He went back to work on Thursday and would literally hurry to our bedroom when he got home from work! He was tired, worn out, sick! Not just sick but sick sick 😷 ! You know, God held this man together! Today he is feels much better, that he even killed our dinner for us today! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Poor Rooster, May he Rest In Peace ! LOL Life happens! You get sick! You get tired! You may even lose hope for a moment! But never stay down! Fix your eyes on Jesus and wait on Him! Your healing is coming! Your joy is coming back! Depression is being lifted! Your Hope is before your eyes! As long as you know who the Author and Finisher of your faith is! YOU WILL BE ALRIGHT!! Hebrews 12:2 2 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 has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Have a wonderful weekend

Jesus is our Truth

You shall Know the TRUTH! And the TRUTH ( Jesus) shall set you free.. Have you ever found out the truth about something, you been searching for? Then you know, the release it brings to finally, know the entire truth! The weight of heaviness that lifts, when truth is revealed! That is the same TRUTH, Christ brings us to! The Truth that He is ... He is our Healer! He is our Peace! He is our redeeming Savior! He is our God! He is our provider! When I was pregnant with baby Joel, I was reminded of this truth ! That the God, that I serve was not only baby Joel’s Healer, but He was also the God who restore my marriage! He is the God who saved me from the depth of Hell! Jesus is my TRUTH I live in! If your searching for TRUTH, call out to the one who never lies, never leaves you and always loves you! Truth is only found in Christ ! For He is our Truth! John 8:31-32 (ESV) The Truth Will Set You Free 31 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly

Just do what God says...

It’s was that time again yesterday! BIBLE STUDY with 7 out of 8 kids! I think God Likes to try my patience allot. Just to see, if I am still bearing the fruits of the spirit. (LOL) With a few streaks of added grey hair, I finally had them all gathered around the couch. Giggles, smiles, and a six months old tugging at my bible. As I desperately try to turn the pages clutched in his grasp ! Finally!! We are in the book of John... And it reads... John 2:3-6 When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.”4 “Woman,why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.” 5 His mother said to the servants, “Do WHATEVER he tells you.” God wants to do miracles in our life just as He did His very first miracle of turning water into wine. I often wonder does God care about the simple, and little things in our life? Well, this scripture answers it with a FIRM, YES! God wants to do so much in our life and all we need to do, is do what He say

Make a U Turn

When we our driving down the road going in the wrong direction. We simply make U turn, a change in direction, to get us back on the correct pathway! Change of direction can bring us  back on the right pathway with  God’s  destiny  for our life! Repent! Turn away, a change of direction from a life of sin. God did not say, make yourself clean and right before repenting! He did not say get the right clothes, the right language, the right relationships, or the right thought life! He simple said Repent ( turn away from sin) TURN to Jesus! Once our  car is heading in the right direction.  Even if our  car has old McDonald trash, dents in it, gum stuck to the floor, everything that is junk in our life! God will send us a helper called the Holy Spirit who will help us! He will clean up our life! He will help us stay on the right pathway! The  Helper ( Holy Spirit) comes into our heart and begins to TRANSFORM it by filling us up with His words, God’s Spirit , His desires, and His

Running on E

Oh God you are so Good! My van was on E! Let me take that back, it was literally pass the E mark on my gas gauge! I loaded up all my kids, into my van and I said a prayer to make it to the gas station. However, half way down the street, I realized that I had forgotten my wallet! Sighs... I quickly turn back around and headed back home to grab my wallet at home . After finally making it to the gas station, I then remembered that the bank card I needed was in my coat pocket, at home ! Lord, I am heading back home once again on E!!!! I head back home, grab my bank card, and tell the kids to continue to press in prayers ! Pray we make it there or we are going to have to call Carlos Alfonso ( Carlos is a sweet friend that always is so helpful, he is a blessing to many) for a push if this vehicle shuts off! LOLπŸ˜‚ In the end we made it to the gas station and got a full tank of gas . There are days when we feel like we can’t make it! We are tired and we feel like we are on E physically a

Calmness of being Still

Be STILL and know that He is God... We live in a world were it’s go, go, go, go! It has to be done right now ! We have to give a reply back right now! We need to give a defense right now! We need an answer right now!! But God is calling us to BE STILL! You see, when we purposely stop what we are doing. When we tune everything out that wants our immediate attention and wait on God. Then we can hear from God clearly. One of my favorite verses to quote, that causes me to pause, be still, and seek God’s direction, says this... Philippians 4:6-7 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. When we allow our Spirit to be still, then We can clearly hear from God, the answers that we our seeking. Psalm 46:10 (NIV) 10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among t

Should Christians celebrate Halloween

It won’t hurt you Eve, satan’s words to Eve in the garden. Satan then had her questioning God’s word with placing thoughts of doubt in her mind. It’s just one bite ... Satan ultimate goal is to just get a crack into our lives through disobedience to the word of God. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 (AMP) 22 Abstain from every form of evil [withdraw and keep away from it]. If you can’t see Jesus walking around participating in it, then Christians, ( not talking to non Christians) . Christians that have a true relationship with Christ. ( not talking about the ones living any how, living in sin) but the ones that truly serve Him, need to serve Him in spirit and in truth . Don’t allow they enemy to have free permission on your children. It is a spiritual warfare in which believers are in. Know the tricks of the enemy even when the come wrap up in candy!

You have the keys !

The KEYS, have been put in our hands to BIND and LOOSE! To pray God’s healing power to flow, over our household, and over our children! When my oldest son was young he would stutter to the point of frustration. He could not make one sentence without stuttering. But God HEALED him! He also had teachers that wanted to label him ADHD and recommended medicating him! But GOD proved them WRONG!! They wanted him in a class for those with a learning disabilities! God led me to homeschooling him. Once again GOD PROVE them wrong! When you have those Keys placed in your hands! Don’t take what the enemy throws your way! Pray, bind , loose, because God’s word always holds truth! The blessing of health, healing, prosperity will be over our family! But we got to open up our mouth in Faith and tell the enemy BUT GOD can DO IT!! Matthew 16:19 (AMP) 19 I will give you the keys (authority) of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind [forbid, declare to be improper and unlawful] on ear

Green Tomatoes

I am a mother and a wife, and my life is always busy. So very often my chats with God, are during those quick moments of silence. I could be washing dishes, doing laundry or preparing a meal. It’s those moments I hear His whispers, because my spirit is silent. Green Tomatoes !! Okay, God I have green tomatoes . Look again, and realize why they are not ripening as quickly as you like them too. I hear him gently whisper to my spirit. My mother has a vegetable garden in her backyard which has green tomatoes and red tomatoes . Sometimes we pick the green tomatoes, and bring it inside and allow them to turn red from the sunlight . My mother then places her green tomatoes on her kitchen window shelf, where the sun can directly hit them. Her tomatoes always ripen quickly. If those tomatoes are not in the direct sunlight they take awhile to turn red. Allot longer then being in the sun. In this Christ life, God wants us mature like those red tomatoes! Ready to be eaten and used. He dose not