It is GOD who BLESSES and TRANSFORMS...

This is a blog for women who:

(1) Desire to be transformed by JESUS' LOVE, HOLINESS, AND GRACE; (2) Believe that GOD'S WORD is the true Spirit food for HIS HOLY SPIRIT who lives within us; (3) Submit to GOD and walk this journey of life with HIM transforming us more and more into HIS likeness.

It's a blog about the POWER OF TRANSFORMED LIVES. Let's begin with yours and mine and pass it on... 1 + 1 + 1...

Since God's Holy Spirit lives inside a christian, let's choose to be nurtured and transformed by feasting daily on Holy Spirit food - God's Word - The Holy Bible..

Once in a while I take a hiatus from writing, but I have begun again on Easter Sunday 2013. Usually, there will be multiple blog postings each week. You are invited to use it as part of your daily quiet time. Topics may run for several months at a time. The current topic is posted over on the right side bar. Each week, I will try to connect to a song or two that goes with our current topic.

Each day of the week follows a special format: Sunday in the Son; Meditation Monday; GratiTuesday; Women in the Word Wednesday; Transforming Thursday; Family Fellowship Friday; and, Ketchup and Mustard Saturday.

There's a whole lot here! Take your time to browse. Please come back and visit often. Welcome!

Because of Jesus, we can be family,

Patti



TRANSFORMED MOMS:MOMS TRANSFORMED

Romans 12:1-2 "Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect."

Friday, January 23, 2009

WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING INSIDE OF ME: I'M COUNTING!


Today, please join me in an activity of great Family Fellowship...for your little family at home...or for your christian family. Here are the rules:
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1. Consider how important it is to "Be still and know that I am God!"
2. Read the verses below, noting the capitalized words.
3. Follow the directions on 3. below
4. Add your comment...anonymously is okay.
5. Start your own list of 100.
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Okay! You may begin!
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1. BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD!
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God loves to BLESS! Jesus started out His Sermon on the Mount emphasizing how each of us could live a BLESSED life! You'll be BLESSED if you are poor in spirit...if you mourn over your sinful state...if you are meek.... A person desirous of growing in this BLESSED life needs to "Be still and know that He is God!" Watch how He works! Observe God in creation! Specifically, observe Him in those people who are led by His Spirit.
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Ephesians 1:3-4 talks about our spiritual BLESSINGS:
"BLESSED be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has BLESSED us with EVERY SPIRITUAL BLESSING in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before Him."
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Luke 1:46-49 speaks of a mother who knew that she would be COUNTED BLESSED: And Mary said:"My soul exalts the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. "For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will COUNT me BLESSED. "For the Mighty One has done great things for me!"
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Philippians 3:8-9 is where the apostle Paul COUNTS a relationship with Jesus as his number one BLESSING: " More than that, I COUNT all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and COUNT them but rubbish in order that I may gain Christ, and may be found in Him."
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James 5:11 is where James, the brother of Jesus, looks back at a hero of faith who endured and how God was faithful: "Behold, we COUNT those BLESSED who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful."
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Revelation 7:9-13 "After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude, which no one could COUNT, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands; 10 and they cry out with a loud voice, saying,
"Salvation to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb." ...and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, 12 saying, "Amen, BLESSING and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our God forever and ever. Amen."
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3. I am offering a 100 SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS CHALLENGE! It's not going to be easy because we are not used to thinking this way. Have your kids help you! Have your husband / friends help you! I will start it on the comments section of the blog and list 3 SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS that God has given to all of us. Then, you can go from there and on your comment list 1-10 SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS...no more than 10 please. So, if I do 1, 2, 3, then you do 4, 5 or however many you plan. Do not restate one that has already been listed.

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4. Add SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS TO THE COMMENT SECTION!

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5. Post your own list of SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS on the refrigerator at home to remind you!

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6 comments:

PS, God Loves You said...

100 SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS IN CHRIST:
1. FORGIVENESS
2. PRAYER: I can talk to God at anytime!
3. LOVE: God's way! Agape!

Annette said...

4. The Church: I have a family in Christ, because of Christ.
5. Salvation: This is not all there is. I get to go someplace better in spite of my sinfulness.
6. God's transforming power in the lives of believers: I will continue to grow spiritually regardless of my imperfection and human limitations.
7. Purpose: God created me for a purpose, I have value in His eyes.
8. Strength for the journey: God is with me and enables me to do what I cannot do on my own.

Anonymous said...

9. The Holy Spirit of God lives in me once I become a christian.
10. Angels sent to minister to God's people.
11. Truth! I will not be deceived by God.
12. Trust is something active in my life because I know that I can trust God.

Anonymous said...

13. God's inspired word

14. Comfort

15. A refuge

Anonymous said...

16. Godly friends who are prayer warriors.
17. Husband who is Christ centered and helps me be a better wife.
18. A God who loves me just as I am and welcomes me back everytime I forget him.

Judy said...

19. He gave me the opportunity to live in Zambia Africa for 5 years.
20. He has given me many opportunities to build my faith, traveling and living in Africa was one of them.
21. A prison ministry where I receive back so much more than I give.

2010 Pitman WOMEN REACHING OUT IN FAITH RETREAT - Cape May, NJ

TRANSFORMED MOM, LISA, REQUESTED PRAYERS FOR HER HUBBY: FULLY RESTORED! FULLY HEALED!