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John 10:10 The thief comes only in order to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have and enjoy life, and have it in abundance (to the full, till it [a]overflows).

James 4:7 So submit to God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him], and he will flee from you.

As your day begins, remember these verses! Please note that both Satan and God have plans for our lives. If the enemy can come and steal our joy, he will steal our hope and our strength diminishes. BUT … if we “Submit” ourselves to God, the enemy will have no power to steal anything. God is our hope and our strength. If we just do what God tells us to do and we will be alright, but if we do what we just want to, then the enemy will have his way with us and we will be miserable.

Everyday we have to discipline ourselves; our thoughts, our words, and our actions. It comes down to a matter of choice. Romans says we are dead to sin if we are a believer in Christ, so then remember we just have to come to a point that we have to choose to become obedient to God and it’s directly connected to how much we love Jesus. Jesus calls us to be the LIGHT and the SALT of this world and that’s not always easy. Don’t you know that being obedient it is going to cost you. We won’t always be comfortable and we won’t always get our way, but the reality in life is that we must believe that God is telling us what to do because it is for our benefit. If we wait on God, submit to God and listen to God and read His Word, HE WILL DIRECT US TO THE BEST HE HAS FOR US!

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About Jesus is a safe harbor

I am a follower of Jesus. I am a grateful delivered woman who was once an addict, but now God has restored me and renewed me. I have been redeemed and remade by our Creator through salvation of His Son, Jesus Christ! I just want to share what God has done in my life that you may have the opportunity to experience the same joy He gave me. I give God all the glory for everything in my life for I couldn't accomplish anything apart from Him. If ye shall know the truth, the truth shall set you free, John 8:32. He puts people in my life that help me and gives me the opportunity to help another. I am never surprised by his love and blessings. God has placed a confidence and love in myself that I have never had before… so "Thank you God".. for the many True Blue Christians you have put in my life and for all the blessings you bestow on me daily. I have not come this far without lots of prayers and the help and love of my true friends and family and I thank you God for those special people in my life. You are 100% my Savior! I will forever have your name on my lips. I realize now with lots of prayer and reading of the Word… that all the answers were here for me and I never asked the questions. Although I still struggle daily with other life’s daily cards that are dealt, I have an attitude now of “NO MATTER WHAT “– I will praise You, Lord~~~through my storms and my triumphs! I have much more to share and would love to answer any questions anyone may have for through all my trials what has come to be is that I want to help others to see what I didn’t see and hopefully prevent the same hurts, guilt, shame and woes that I had to deal with and give them the best gift of all… JESUS! I believe it's important that we know who we are in God ... We are a one of a kind and God has made us like no other for a purpose- His purpose. Yes, bad things happen and yes, we make poor choices, but we don't have to continue to make them. God's mercies are new each day. Once we realize, know and most importantly believe who we are in Christ, that we are a child of God, we are not an accident, and whatever the circumstances before us each day no matter what they are... God gives us the choice and the power of Him to choose right and live right. We no longer have to live in the past, but in the present and look with expectation to the future with God by our side guiding us and directing our steps. He is our strength and our hope needs to reside in Him. Let his power and love work in your life today and see that life does not have to be the way you are living now. He wants to help you, but you have to let him. He can't make us come to him, he is not lost - WE ARE! Please share this blog with others to encourage them for the glory of God!
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