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About lisajohnson401

My true belief is that the best way to preach is by our actions and not our words. However, we need some daily inspiration to keep us on our path. We as Christians have a responsibility not to judge others by our words but to show the love of Christ by loving them where they are at on their personal journey in life...and if they never turn their life over to Christ, continue to love them for who they are - after all God does.

Pause, Pray, React

James 1:19-21 (AMP) 19 Understand this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Let everyone be quick to hear [be a careful, thoughtful listener], slow to speak [a speaker of carefully chosen words and], slow to anger [patient, reflective, forgiving]; 20 for the [resentful, … Continue reading

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Trials bring out a lot of stuff in us

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as … Continue reading

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God doesn’t bless us beyond where we are spiritually

Matthew 13:7-9 (AMP) 7 Other seed fell among thorns, and thorns came up and choked them out. 8 Other seed fell on good soil and yielded grain, some a hundred times as much [as was sown], some sixty [times as much], and … Continue reading

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We are loved by God – mistakes, rotten behavior, and all

  2 Corinthians 3:17-18 (AMP) 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty [emancipation from bondage, true freedom]. 18 And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the … Continue reading

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When we are changing we are continuing to grow in Christ

  We all likely want to experience change in an area of our life and sometimes change in ourselves.  Many times before circumstances change, we need to change ourselves.  We may need to go through some experiences in order for … Continue reading

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Doing what is right is always going to be painful to our flesh

  1 Peter 3:17Amplified Bible (AMP) 17 For it is better that you suffer [unjustly] for doing what is right, if that should be God’s will, than [to suffer justly] for doing wrong.    We don’t always see an immediate reward … Continue reading

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God has our back

John 16:7 (AMP) 7 But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the [a]Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor ”Counselor, Strengthener, Standby) will not come to you; but if … Continue reading

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