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Posted on 12/01/2012 11:43:25 AM PST by JustAmy
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(((((Hugs, and God Bless!)))))
(((((You are Welcome, Sweet FRiend)))))
A wonderful message.
Thank you, Kitty Mittens. It IS a perfect Scripture to take into our heart at the beginning of a New Year!
Blessings to you and those you love. (((HUGS)))
You are welcome, this was the song I was looking for when I stumbled across that great one. Much the same theme.
Who at my door is Standing, Eddy Arnold
Yes it was a wonderful song. I love photos of horses as much as I love them of dogs, puppies and kittens.
I’m hooked on old time gospel and southern gospel with a little blue grass thrown in. My I Phone has mostly gospel on it, with a few country songs. I am a fan of George Straight, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and Garth Brooks, along with the Oak Ridge Boys
As we look forward to the New Year with plans and resolutions, the voices of godly men from the past encourage us to think about something we prefer to ignoreour own death.
Thomas à Kempis (13791471) wrote, Happy is he that always hath the hour of his death before his eyes and daily prepareth himself to die. And Francois Fénelon (16511715) wrote, We cannot too greatly deplore the blindness of men who do not want to think of death, and who turn away from an inevitable thing which we could be happy to think of often. Death only troubles carnal people.
These men were not referring to a depressing preoccupation with dying, but a dynamic approach to living. We, like the psalmist David, should pray: Lord, make me to know my end, and what is the measure of my days, that I may know how frail I am. . . . Certainly every man at his best state is but vapor (Ps. 39:4-5). David speaks of people who work in vain, heaping up wealth with no idea of who will get it (v.6). He concludes by affirming that his hope is in God, who alone can keep him from a life of spiritual rebellion and disaster (vv.7-8).
As we place our hope in God, the brevity of our life on earth is worth consideringevery day.
Read: Psalm 39:4-13
This may not sound like a gospel song, but it truly is, it is about a life turned around to follow the Lord, instead of the devil. Mr. Russell is no longer with us, he is with our Lord.
Johnny Russell “The Baptism of Jesse Taylor”
When we read the treasure of the Scriptures we are instructed in what pleases God. We respond to our belief. Do we have the faith of a mustard seed?”
Faith is a necessity. Like the apostles asked of Jesus ... ‘increase our faith’. To know God is the way.
Praise the LORD, in Jesus name, amen.
Happy New Year, Dear FRiends!
So pretty, Luv!
Happy New Year to you, and those who love you!!
Happy New Year to you, too! :)
Thank you, Yorkie! Hope your new year is bright and beautiful! ((((hugs))))
Happy New Year’s Eve, Meg!
Had an early celebration by seeing the movie “Lincoln” then having lunch at Applebee’s and then shopping. Me and the girls (Mom, Aunt,Sister) had a fun time and were home by 5pm.
Home with hubby tonight. Made a nice spiral sliced ham and sweet potatoes for supper.Yum!
Doggies got the scraps and loved them of course.
Happy New Year to Amy’s Place!
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