Know God is There

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We are studying Exodus at my church. I love how you can read a chapter again, and see new things that God is saying to you. I am going to put my notes in this blog for me to come back and maybe help someone else.

Exodus 5:1-2

After this presentation to the Israel’s leader, Moses and Aaron went and spoke to Pharaoh. They told him “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, say’s let my people go so they may hold the festival in the honor of in the wilderness” 

Moses and Aaron to the Pharaoh to command to let God’s people go. God used Moses and Aaron freewill to try to change the Pharaoh’s free will. We have to remember God uses us to help others see the eyes on the Lord. We can live the life God has giving us.. to show we have freewill to be the person God wants us to me. Show your relationship for God to others. Be prepared to go through hard times. God is about to use you, your freewill God gave us, to show and try to change other’s freewill.

The people of Egypt looked to the Pharaoh as a God. They didn’t put God first and that resulted in the plagues. God used the destroyers to open the people’s eyes. God uses pain to give us the vision to get closer to God.

Exodus 6:7-8

I will claim you as my own people, and I will be your own God. Than you will know that I am the LORD your God that has freed you from oppression in Egypt. 

Let others know that even if you are going to horrible pain – you will overcome with God’s love. He will bring you through it. Don’t think you are buried in the oppression of the world.

Exodus 6:9

So Moses told the people of Israel what the Lord had said, but they refused to listen anymore. They had become to discourage by the brutality of their slavery.

Just like the slaves instead of opening their ears and hear God’s plea to change their lives. To help them escape the pain.. they were focus on the feeling of scared of God.

God is bigger than your problems. Open your ears. Pay attention.

the pain. They were so enclosed in themselves and how THEY could get out themselves instead of putting it the arms of God. You will hear that small voice of God where He is pointing you to go.

Just like the slaves instead of opening their ears and hear God’s plea to change their lives. To help them escape the pain.. they were focus on the feeling of scared of the pain. They were so enclosed in themselves and how THEY could get out themselves instead of putting it the arms of God.

God is bigger than your problems. Open your ears. Pay attention. You will hear that small voice of God where He is pointing you to go.

Exodus 14:31

” When the people of Israel saw the mighty power of that the Lord had unleashed against the Egyptians, they were filled with the awe before him. They put THEIR faith in the Lord and  in the servant Moses”

When you see God bring you through the pain and suffering .. you will be in awe of His power. God will have that relationship He made us for. That God yearns and craves.

Don’t worry about your problems.. God has you…

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From My Prayer Journal

“You have provided me with so much. I had lost faith and I never understood why things never happened. I felt alone,confused,led down so many empty paths. I have felt jealous, not thankful,blamed others. I had put all this feelings ahead of you. All I cared about was me …
I have layer and layer upon myself of pain, guilt, and ugliness. I am ashamed. I still want to push down those feelings. To hide – disappear. Lord, help me to start bring up all those layers. Let me feel like I am opening up. You are the one and only that can heal me. You are so loving and the More I learn about you – the more I realize what I am meant to be – and what You made me for. I know Jesus is the one with that bandage that gap. Jesus, I pray and want you to know you are first in my heart.

Lord, I can never thank you – I can thank you every minute, second of everyday – and not begin to touch the glory of grace you have for me –

Let me continue to feel you – I know you are here – right now – you move my hands my eyes – Let my eye’s open up more towards You,

Amen “

 

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To Be Loved.. And Never Give Up

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I want to share my testimony .. I sent this letter to my church – and I want to share with everyone. Never give up – God will show up..

THIS JUST HAPPENED TODAY-

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“While you were in your mother’s womb, living and moving and developing. God, like a skilled craftsman, was sculpting you.. “

“God gave you certain personality with certain abilities that would express in a certain way in this world through working a job.”

From Limited Life – Derwin Gray

…God LOVES you .. and you are always will be loved by Him…

::To My Church::

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I want to share this testimony with my River point family. Riverpoint have been praying for me and I have a wonderful report to share. I had major surgery last Sept. and I lost my job. They would not hold it. The doctor’s found a softball size cyst in my uterus and had to do an emergency hysterectomy. It was in a 2 week time period.

I was at my lowest – I lost my new job – had to have surgery – and I had no insurance. My now husband decided to move our wedding date up to Dec. 7. We got married but still struggled.

Since the beginning of the year, I have been looking for jobs but not really looking. I finally gave everything to God and knew he was going to put me where I belonged. I was about to give up.

Last Spring, I was in a facebook group. I saw this post from a lady that was asking about a bible study. I messaged her and invited her to attend. She didn’t know if she could because she had an infant. Luckily Riverpoint had child care. She attended and I ran over to introduce myself. She did not even go to Riverpoint. I just felt I had to get her there. Not only was she blessed by Tayna – we became good friends.

Well, last week – I received a FB message from my friend with a copy of a post on a facebook group asking about anyone being interested in working with a private school for a asst. teacher. I took a leap of faith and emailed her back – I left my contact info have NO idea what was going to come of it.. In the meanwhile – my friend was messaging the lady that posted on fb about me saying I would be perfect for the job. That evening I was talking to 2 middle men. My friend – the facebook lady – she was talking to the owner. ( I know – confusing) but long story short – all time I been praying for God to lead me where I was supposed to go. I had Riverpoint, KSBJ, Proverb31.org, countless facebook groups, and friends praying for God to put me in my place where I could use my gifts.

Funny thing is – I have been getting rejection letters from other jobs.. over and over.. especially the last couple of weeks. Talk about discouraging.

I just now left the school. I was in tears and shaking – I was hired on the spot and actually filled out the paperwork. I am scheduled for Aug. 11th. I get all the teacher holidays off – spring break – weekends off – and a salary that opened up our budget that we were struggling to most with. I just need to attend 3 classes to be certified and learn CPR and First Aid.

My heart always wanted to teach – I never went to college – have no training – but here I am – where God has picked me up – and placed me to show all His glory. He made me with gifts and talents – and I am sitting here in tears and chills … praising and thanking him.  I get to work with Pre-Schooler’s teaching them … putting an impression on their tiny lives..

I really have no other words to say – but to bow my head down to the King .. and praise Him – telling Him… I love Him and I knew He had a plan for me. It just took a little longer than I wanted – about 15 years.

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 Thank you Jesus – …

 My Life Vision:

In my Limitless Life Study – I had to write out a Vision Statement for my Life

“To be strong and faithful with a passion to love others while offering grace”

I am going to use my gifts and talents God gave me. He had handpicked me to place me in my life – He knew while I was in my mom’s womb where He wanted me.. I just had to wait long enough to see that come through.

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Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Fresh Day.. Love Endures Forever.

God is so beautiful. We will never know how beautiful Heaven is going to be. We can have glimpse at times. I have a heart that is FULL of God even when I don’t feel Him sometimes. I have to sit back and just whisper ” I am here, Lord.” Here is a picture I took this morning during my walk. I was sitting near my lake and just praying and worshiping. This is my reminder.

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My prayer walk:

Dear Lord,

I give you such gratitude for all your beauty you created since the beginning of time. You are the maker of everything in life. Your love amazes me and gives me the strength to go on. I do not deserve anything you bless me with. I humbly come down on my knees to praise you. To see your face in the morning sky. It’s a new day, Lord, and I love you.. and I need you… you are my everything .. even when I feel like I am alone.

Amen

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