9 BIBLICALLY PROPER PRAYER POSTURES…

“It’s not about ‘telling God what to do’, but direct access to Him. We don’t have to go through a priest, or a preacher to talk to Him…just submit to Him humbly in prayer through our Lord and Savior Yeshua, Jesus Christ.”

BE BLESSTIFIED!

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I’ve found the most intimate refreshing place to pray at my home. I love sitting in my chair on my front porch and enjoying quality time with God in prayer. When I’m out there, it’s like it’s just Him and me. Yes I pray everywhere. But, that place is special.


And yes, I said sitting.


You see, it’s good to get on your knees in submission to God, but contrary to what many may have been taught it’s not mandatory. That is not the exclusively acceptable prayer posture.


Your proper prayer posture isn’t the position of your body, but of your heart and spirit…


To a humble spirit… it’s about humility.

Psalm 51:17 (NKJV)

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit,
A broken and a contrite heart—
These, O God, You will not despise

1- On Your Knees

Ephesians 3:14 (NKJV)

For this reason I bow my knees to…

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The Battle Is God’s Not Yours

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by Hazel Straub

The battle belongs to you, my God of Peace and Lord
In your love I rest, not in the might of flashing sword
Safe from the trial of distressful battle, my fears depart
Your embrace heals, consoles, all of my wounded heart

You are my strength, comfort, help, and shield
The battle won by trust in your love, as I yield
I rest in you, enjoying the comfort of your breast
Letting all my fears and anxiety go, while I rest

My confidence is in you for victory is sure
You give me vision and provision is assured
The guarantee in you comes in tranquil trust
No need for me to run, fret or frantically rush

You make me peaceful, comforted, whole and complete
Broken places healed, I’m soothed, filled full and replete
You are my rest, restoration, refreshment and health
My prosperity comes by faith and…

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Unpopular Truth

His eye is on the sparrow

How Deep The Father’s Love For Us

If a truth is unpopular, often it is a sign that it calls for our closer scrutiny of why it may be unpopular. Is it because it is not truth? Or, more importantly, is it because it causes a general discomfort in many? If it is discomforting, it begs our investigation into WHY do so many find it uncomfortable? Often we find that it is discomforting because so many prefer anything that makes them feel good over truth. Even if it is a false sense of well-being. The burgeoning drug/alcohol culture bears witness.  -g.w

What does ‘Many are called but few are chosen’ in Matthew 22:14 mean?”

This statement is the conclusion to the Parable of the Wedding Feast. Jesus spoke this parable to show what the kingdom of heaven will be like when the end of the age comes. In the…

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Confessions of a MoM..

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I never understood why God gave me four girls .. I first thought with my first daughter Larisa , how perfect she was and how happy I was to have her .

I always knew I wanted her to have a little sister ..every little girl should have a sister  – I mean , I did .. Me and my sister always did everything together ! I mean EVERYTHING ! .. We had the same friends we even were in the same class in school
We got married the same time we had children the same time we even live close by each other (Not on Purpose)

So you know what I mean.. It was nice having someone to talk to someone to share secrets with someone to have your back.. And that’s what I wanted for my daughter Larisa.

Two years later surely I found out I was pregnant…

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Letter from John Newton| stalwart of our past

His eye is on the sparrow

 Due to the mainline churches of today increasingly becoming more prone to apostasy and heresy in their desire to be “relevant” in a changing society, I find it increasingly more fruitful to re-discover the words of mighty stalwarts from our Christian past.  -g.w.

From the Letters of John Newton: Letter to a new Christian

March 18, 1767
“Dear friend,
You have one hard lesson to learn, that is–the evil of your own heart. You know something of it, but it is needful that you should know more; for the more we know of ourselves–the more we shall prize and love Jesus and His wondrous salvation.
The more you know Him–the better you will trust Him.
The more you trust Him–the better you will love Him.
The more you love Him–the better you will serve Him.
This is God’s way. He is teaching you these things, and I trust He…

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Why We Should Anoint Ourselves, Family, Homes, and Workplace

Daily Inspiration - Lisa's Thoughts

There are many doctrines that interpret the Bible to authenticate their belief structures. Therefore, there are different beliefs about spiritual welfare and anointing yourself, your family and your home. I believe God gave us the authority to tread upon serpents and scorpions. Luke wrote in 10:19,

Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.”

We have the authority to overcome our enemies.

Paul wrote in Ephesians 6:12,

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.”

Paul clearly stated that there are rulers of darkness that fight to keep us in darkness, harms way, and confusion.

David wrote in Psalm 34:7,

“The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him…

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Commit And Trust In The LORD

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by Hazel Straub

Before you do anything, commit yourself to the Lord and trust completely in Him. Then your thinking conforms  to God’s thinking. As a result, what you do will succeed.

Before you do anything,
put your trust totally in God and not in yourself.
Then every plan you make will succeed. (Proverbs 16:3 TPT)

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Be Still

Operation Sunshine

Today has been one of those days! My mind is going a million miles an hour and I can’t seem to reel it in. There are problems in my life that I can’t control, things that I can’t fix, and it drives me crazy! It makes me feel defeated and worthless when I can’t get a hold on every little battle that rises up in my life. But it shouldn’t be this way.

In Psalm 46:10 it is written “Be still, and know that I am God”.

Be still! But how? How, Lord, can I be still when it feels like my world is coming down all around me. How can I be still when there are a few more things I can try to do to fix the problem. Lord, I know you’re all powerful and all knowing. But just give me one more shot at this.

But, alas…

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Double Rainbow Meaning

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    by Hazel Straub

A double rainbow lit the darkened cloudy sky. God said, “Trust me through the storm, I have you. Don’t lean on your own understanding but lean into me, as the showers refresh. Embrace my wind, it blows the mosquitos away. Know my rainbow is a double one of covenant. They witness to my faithfulness. Trust me. I bring you through the storm. I am here for you.”

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