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FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ A THANKFUL HEART ~ 17 February 2013
Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew

Posted on 02/16/2013 5:05:39 PM PST by Kathy in Alaska


 


 

 

 

A THANKFUL HEART


Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God. — Philippians 4:6

Years ago I taught a message saying that when you ask God for something, you should thank Him ahead of time that you are going to get it because that will help release your manifestation. I believe that. I took the scripture above to mean just that, that when I prayed for something, I should start thanking God that it was on its way. But one day God revealed a broader scope of that verse to me. He said, "No, what I am really saying there is that when you pray and petition Me for anything, make sure you are doing it from a foundation of a thankful heart." Then He went on to say, "If you are not thankful for what you already have, why should I give you more to complain about?"

In those days, I had a complaining heart, a murmuring, grumbling, faultfinding heart. I could find a thousand things to grumble about, but God does not want us to have a grumbling heart. He wants us to get to the place that we are living epistles, read of all men. From our lifestyle, people should be able to tell that there is something different about us, "Why are you so happy? Why are you so peaceful? Why are you so loving?" We are supposed to be salt and light to the world. Our lives are supposed to make people want what we have.

From the book New Day, New You: 365 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life by Joyce Meyer. Copyright © 2007 by Joyce Meyer. Published by FaithWords. All rights reserved.

Reprinted with permission from Joyce Meyer Ministries


 

 



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To: Kathy in Alaska

Thank You Kathy for presenting Josh Gorbin’s You Raise Me Up.

May you have a Blessed Lord’s Day.


41 posted on 02/16/2013 11:59:50 PM PST by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: Diver Dave

Good morning, Dave, and a Blessed Lord’s Day to you and yours.

And thank you....it’s a great song.


42 posted on 02/17/2013 12:12:45 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: All

Welcome Troops, Veterans, Families, and Allies!
God Bless You and Keep You Safe.

Thanks, unique, for our troop blessing.

I Love To Tell The Story

When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder


43 posted on 02/17/2013 12:16:29 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: All


"For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us." -from THE BIBLE: II Corinthians 4:6-7
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44 posted on 02/17/2013 12:40:09 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Kathy in Alaska

A blessed Lord’s Day to you, Kathy.

That is sure hard to read that (post no. 16). He has to want to do all those things to keep on going.

And you’re absolutely right — falling is a big deal when you are older/elderly.


45 posted on 02/17/2013 12:45:25 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

And a Blessed Lord’s Day to you as well.

The rest of the day was much like the start. I realized this evening that he was looking at me as I told him to put his dirty dish in the dishwasher, but no one was home. He has had days like this on occasion, so maybe it was just a down day. We will see what Sunday brings.


46 posted on 02/17/2013 1:02:26 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: All

Welcome Troops, Veterans, Families, and Allies!
God Bless You and Keep You Safe.

Thanks, unique, for our troop blessing.

His Strength Is Perfect

Fixing Post 36...


47 posted on 02/17/2013 1:06:26 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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48 posted on 02/17/2013 1:21:03 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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49 posted on 02/17/2013 1:22:00 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska
A very pleasant good morning to everyone at the Canteen and to all our military at home and abroad. Thanks for your service to our country.

((HUGS))Good morning, Kathy. How's it going?

50 posted on 02/17/2013 1:24:14 AM PST by E.G.C.
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To: Kathy in Alaska

BTTT


51 posted on 02/17/2013 1:27:12 AM PST by E.G.C.
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To: All
Good morning/afternoon/evening/night Troops, wherever you are.

Thank you for doing your part to help keep all of us free and safe.

Thanks, unique, for the pastries.

Coffee is always on........

How about a donut?

Cookies?

Veggies?

Sandwich?


52 posted on 02/17/2013 1:27:12 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: E.G.C.

Good morning, E...((HUGS))...a Blessed Lord’s Day to you and yours.

Looking for snow today...we will see.


53 posted on 02/17/2013 2:16:46 AM PST by Kathy in Alaska (((~RIP Brian...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)))
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Morning Ma! How’s things on your end of the world?


54 posted on 02/17/2013 4:49:16 AM PST by txradioguy (Republicans Don't Need A Back Bench...They Need a BACKBONE!)
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To: HiJinx; All

To answer your question from last week...there is a way to hear it live. iPhone and Android have the AFN 360 App and it streams the radio. Pretty sure it will carry the b-ball games.

And IIRC the Pentagon Channel will rebroadcast the games a few days after AFN carries them live.


55 posted on 02/17/2013 4:57:17 AM PST by txradioguy (Republicans Don't Need A Back Bench...They Need a BACKBONE!)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Good morning Kathy and (((HUGS))).

Have a Blessed Lord’s Day today.


56 posted on 02/17/2013 5:30:00 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dims are stupid, period. End of conversation.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

I walk around the perimeter as she plays, until she is totally exhausted. Then I say, (In the immortal word of DDE), “OK. Let’s Go.”, and she trots along behind me to the gate. Then I reattach her leash and we go to the car.

Benches are for sissies. LOL


57 posted on 02/17/2013 6:02:36 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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Wishing The Canteen A Blessed Lord's Day



Land Of The Free
Because Of The Brave

Thank you, Kathy, for the wonderful Sunday message and music.

May God Keep Safe Those Who Keep Us Safe

58 posted on 02/17/2013 7:23:31 AM PST by MEG33
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To: MEG33

Good afternoon Meg and (((HUGS))). We had a lot of people missing at church today.


59 posted on 02/17/2013 11:16:25 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dims are stupid, period. End of conversation.)
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To: GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;
let us shout aloud to the
Rock of our salvation.
Let us come before him with thanksgiving
and extol him with music and song.


Providence~O Come Angel Band.wma

Providence~Mansion Robe And Crown.wma

Providence~Telling The World About His Love.wma

Providence~He'll Understand & Say Well Done.wma

Providence~Amazing Grace.wma


60 posted on 02/17/2013 12:12:26 PM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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