This is the Day !

This is the Day that The Lord has made

Let us Rejoice and be glad in it.

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Psalm: 19 verse 1

The heavens declare the Glory of God;

the skies proclaim the work of His hands.

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Yes LORD the heavens do declare your Glory and in the skies we can see the work of your hands.
Today let us declare the work of God.

The wonders that God has already done in our lives.

Let us say to our friends and neighbours Praise The LORD !

The above is taken from the Book “Drink from the Cup” by J.M.R.Larman.

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Soar into the Heavenly Realms like an Eagle on wings of Prayer.

The Eagle is an ‘Oil Painting’ by J.M.R.Larman

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Sometimes it is hard for us to Praise The Lord for the day, when we are overwhelmed by the circumstances that we are sometime living in.  But we need to stop and think even for a moment of the good things that God our Heavenly Father has given to us.  Also for the things that He has done for us.

We can pray and thank Him for maybe our health, our family, our finances, our home, our food, our clothing, our friends.  Even – we can thank Him for the weather, maybe it is too hot or too cold, too windy, too wet whatever it is it is not going to be perfect how we would like it.  However God is in charge of all these things and we need to remember that he allows us to be where we are most times because of our choosing as He has given us free will and will not use us a puppet’s.  

Remember we have a choice to make – shall we or shan’t we do this or that?

 Well as Christians we are to pray – to ask first if it is God’s will what we should do or say, especially in difficult circumstances.

We need to stop and remember 

‘This is the Day that The Lord has made”

So therefore maybe we can at some stage in the day – rejoice and be glad in it (in the day I mean) !

May God our Heavenly Father Bless us today

as we walk with Jesus and His Holy Spirit.

God Bless You.

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Let your Light Shine !

Luke: Chapter 8 verses 16-17

No-one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar

or

puts it under a  bed.

Instead, they put it on a stand,

so that those who come in can see a light.

For there is nothing hidden that will not  be disclosed

and nothing concealed

that will not be known

or brought out into the open.

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So therefore Jesus said in Matthew: Chapter 5 verse 14.

* You are the Light of the world *

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What do you think of that then?  As Christians we really are the light in the World.  With The Holy Spirit of Jesus Christ our Lord in us we can spread the Light of the World. 

We are not to hide our Light under a bushel, under a bed, under anything at all, we have to let our light shine whether people like it or not.

So how do we do that then?

Well – if we have any sort of talent we are to use it for the Glory of God our Heavenly Father.

He has given us our talents – it maybe cooking, hospitality, knitting, woodwork, painting, all kinds of artist talents, gardening, writing etc., as well as whatever employment we are involved in to support our family and ourselves.

Also helping others, encouraging others, especially our family, friends and our Church Congregation.  Volunteering is another talent we can use in our community so that people will be blessed.

Remember that as you bless others – you too will be blessed.

 Blessing others – that is giving God Glory.

Also thank Him that He enables you to use the Talents that He has given you.

How much nicer it is to do any of the above with a smile and a willing heart.

 That really will be letting our Light Shine for The Lord.

*  I pray that God our Heavenly Father will Bless you today with the Love of Jesus *

Have a lovely Day.

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God hear’s us (you and me) !!!

Psalm 55 verse 22

Cast your cares on The LORD

and

He will sustain you;

He will never let the righteous fall.

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Isn’t that marvellous, that our God will sustain us!

Whatever our circumstance,

being righteous in Jesus Christ –

when we call on God He does hear us.

From the book: ‘Drink from the Cup’ by J.M.R.Larman.

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Do you know that God does hear our Prayers.  To be sure that He hears them we do need to have Jesus in our heart as our Lord and Saviour.  So we then can Pray straight to God our Heavenly Father.  When we are learning to pray – a good Prayer is The Lord’s Prayer.  If we are a new Christian and not sure what to pray this is a good one to learn.

This is the Prayer that Jesus taught His Disciples to pray and it really covers every thing that we need.

Of course we can pray for anything at anytime and as long as it is within God’s Will He will allow it for us to come into being.  Maybe not straight away and that is when we start to doubt whether He has heard our prayer.  You see sometimes it is not good for us to have everything we want just when we want it.

When we were a child we had to wait until we were old enough to have certain things or to go to certain places maybe on our own and our Parent would say ( ‘no’ you have to wait)  Well God is our Heavenly Father and He knows what is best for us and He cares for us.  In whatever circumstance’s we find ourselves it is good to know that He cares about us and loves us and will provide for us at  the right time.

It is good to know that we have a God of Love who cares for us and our families.

We do need to Pray for our loved ones so they can also be  blessed.

* God Bless you – have a Lovely Day today *

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Our Soul is Precious

This is a Painting of  a lovely peaceful Farm over looking the distant hills.

I pray that you find peace and love in God our Heavenly Father today.

Psalm 62 verse 1

My soul finds rest in God alone;

my salvation comes from Him.

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When I sit and pray, do you know, my soul does find rest in God.

I pray that you find rest in God today.

We do know that our salvation comes from Him.

 God does love our souls to be at rest in Him,

whether we are at work,

play or in prayer.

 So today let us be at rest in God as we get on with our daily tasks etc.,

Taken from Book:  ‘Drink from the Cup’ by J.M.R.Larman.

Well there we are then now we know what to do when we get stressed out !……yes, just sit for a while quietly and tell God our Heavenly Father what the matter is.  He can hear us you know, Jesus knows our thoughts and He sent The Holy Spirit to Comfort us .  However, unless we sit and tell God what is troubling us The Holy Spirit will not be able to comfort us.  We usually go on in our own sweet way thinking things will get better in a minute and are quite surprised that they don’t.  Well – what about stopping for a moment and telling God that we need help.

The Shortest Prayer that I know or can say when all seems to fail is:-………………Please Help me God………..

Be honest and say that you can’t do whatever you need to do on your own, tell Him the problem, it does not matter what the problem is He may not help unless you ask him to.

God our Heavenly Father has given us free will to choose to ask or not to ask – so it is up to us – if we would like His help or not.

So we can stay stressed out or Pray that God will help us and allow The Holy Spirit to comfort us in any kind of need that we are in.    As Christians we know that through Jesus we can pray straight to God our Father, no need to pray through Mary or any of the saintswe have a hot line or phone line to God.

Give it a try if you are a Christian……and you can only be a Christian if you have invited Jesus Christ our Lord into your life (into your heart) as some people say.

So if you are not a Christian reading this you may like to give it a go

with Jesus –  God’s Son.

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I pray that you have a lovely Day today and that any Stress that is with you will start to dissipate any minute.

May God Bless You and your loved ones today.

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Beauty

Psalm 93 verse 1

The LORD reigns,

He is robed in majesty;

The LORD is robed in majesty

and is armed with strength.

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To see you in your majesty LORD would be wonderful,

while we live on this earth we can only imagine your glory,

with angels around you crying holy,holy,holy.

Although you are mighty in majesty,

you are our strength, 

those of us who belong to you through Jesus Christ our Lord,

praise you LORD God in your beauty and majesty.

From: ‘Drink from the Cup’ Book. By: J. M. R. Larman.

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Have you ever thought about the Angels being around the throne of God our Heavenly Father.

They must be very beautiful.

No eye has ever seen the Glory of God.

However we can experience His Glory of peace, love, joy, also contentment.

They must surely be part of His Glory.

The beauty of the Universe, the sky, the sea, all living creatures – are surely part of His Glory.

Let us take time to appreciate the creation of this earth, our families, our friends, the butterflies, the birds, the new born babies of all species including us human beings.

As for us we were born in the likeness of God i.e. the likeness of Jesus, not in the likeness of Monkey’s or Apes.

So let us think that sometimes the Glory of God can be around us in the Sunsets, the Moon Light, also in our everyday lives – then we can Praise God for all His Blessings towards us.

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May God Bless you and your loved ones today.

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“Ungodly Desires”

This Angel is a Pencil Drawing – by Jessie Larman

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Jude: Chapter 1 verses 17-18

 But, dear friends,

remember what the apostles

of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold.

 They said to you,

“In the last times there will be scoffers

who will follow their own

ungodly desires

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Today, maybe we can try to follow Godly desires a bit better.

It may be difficult sometimes

but I for one do not want to be a scoffer

nor do I want to do ungodly things.

If you are a Christian you will be feeling the same way,

God will bless us for trying, that we do know.

Taken from Book: Drink from the Cup. Author J.M.R. Larman.

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Do you realize that when we find it difficult not to sin

– we do really have a direct line to God

our Heavenly Father through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The quickest Prayer that I know is:-

  “Help Lord”

To Scoff at someone is to belittle them

or to mock them or to speak derisively,

especially about religion

or to taunt someone making them a laughing stock

to friends or people who may be listening.

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Let us not stoop to some of these UNGODLY DESIRES !

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* May God Bless you today

with the

Love of The Lord Jesus *

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WE CAN

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2 Corinthians Chapter 2 verse 10

Godly sorrow brings repentance

that leads to salvation

and leaves no regret

but worldly sorrow brings death.

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When we truly repent our hearts can sing because we know that we are forgiven, that we will definitely try not to offend God in the way that we used to.              Godly sorrow is good because although we can be sad about the circumstance that has arisen we are blessed so much when we take hold of the fact that Jesus has forgiven us and that our sin is blotted out from Our Father in Heaven.  In worldly sorrow there can be no joy, in Godly sorrow Jesus rejoices that we repent and grants us peace in our hearts.

From the Book: ‘Drink from the Cup’ by J.M.R. Larman.

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This was going to be a Poem……but never mind, I hope you like what is written. It is called:

                                WE CAN

We are in this world of sin – We do not have to take part in it

We have been given a conscience – We can choose to do right or to sin

We can do all lovely things – We can sing and dance

We can eat and drink – We can love or not love

We can swim or drown – We can walk or run

We can write or draw – We can choose what we want

We can help others or not help – We can do all these things

We can do so much in this world – We can do good things instead of bad

We can decide not to sin – We can use our brain to decide

We can use our heart to discern – We can love The Lord our God

We can love each other – We can therefore have no need to sin.

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* God Bless You Today, Have a lovely Day *

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It’s good to make Music !

Angel with Trumpet

Psalm: 92 verse 1

It is good to praise The LORD

and

make music

to your name,

O Most High.

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The Lord Jesus and God our Father loves to hear music either by singing or by playing an instrument.  If you are not gifted to play a musical instrument them lift up your voice and sing.  You cannot say you cannot sing because God gave you your voice and He loves to hear it, so sing in your house, sing in the bath or shower, sing in the car but best of all sing in the congregation.

From the book: ‘Drink from the Cup of Heavenly Blessings’ by J.M.R. Larman.

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Singing Lady

Well – can you Sing Today?

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Maybe you do not feel like singing, so perhaps you can put on some special Music that you like.

 In your own home you can be free to dance and sing on your own or with your family.

 If you have a small child what better way to interact than to hold their little hands dance around with them and sing.

If you are an older person look up some of the old Hymns that you used to like and sing quietly to The Lord in your Prayer Time…….remember you still have a singing voice in their somewhere.  You may surprise yourself that your song sounds very nice.

Everyone likes some sort of Music so put on the sort that you especially like or that you can sing to.

There is a time and place for different kinds of Music during the course of our day (or days)

* Have a lovely Day today *

May God Bless you with the Voice that He has given you.

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Hands Colour

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“Because He loves me”

Hands Colour

Psalm: 91 verse 14

“Because He loves me,” say’s The LORD,

“I will rescue him;

I will protect him,

for he acknowledges my name”.

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Being children of God means that we choose to love Jesus.

So as the Psalm say’s, when we acknowledge His Name

He protects us and rescues us from all our iniquities.

Taken from book: ‘Drink from the Cup’ by J.M.R.Larman.

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Rose -Pen/Drawing

If we are old or young – when we are a Christian we are a child of God.

I mean a child of God our Father in Heaven – the Father of Jesus Christ who is our Lord and Saviour.

 It is good to know that God Loves each one of us, whoever we are, wherever we are.

God can see us during the daylight or during the night when it is dark.  He never sleeps and can be with us always when we have invited Jesus into our Life. (into our heart)

When we have Jesus in our heart we have the Trinity – that means we have God The Father and the Holy Spirit as well as Jesus i.e. Three in one.

So how can you say that you are lonely when you have The Holy Spirit to talk to and fellowship with Him day and night.

I know we can be lonely – wanting and needing a human being to talk to sometimes and that is only natural – think of this – we are never alone, never because The Spirit of Jesus – The Holy Spirit – The Comforter whom Jesus sent to be with us when He went back to Heaven is with us in our heart.

So there we are, as Christians we are truly blessed with the Love of The Lord Jesus.

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This is the day that the Lord has made,

let us be glad and rejoice in it.

I Pray that you have a lovely Day today.

* God Bless You. (and me) with the Love of THE LORD *

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Adopted Children

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Here is a beautiful photo of children playing in the lovely Wildflowers.

As Christians we are Children in Gods Kingdom.

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Ephesians: Chapter 1 verse 5

Having predestined us to be adopted

as His children through Jesus Christ,

 to Himself,

according to the good pleasure of His will.

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Imagine God loving us so much that He wants us to be part of His own family!      When we accept Jesus as our Saviour, Jesus then becomes our Brother and God becomes our Spiritual Father.

We belong to the King of Kings, the God of God’s.

We are very precious to our Heavenly Father.

Taken from Book: ‘Drink from the Cup’ by J.M.R.Larman.

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It is good to be a Child of God, who is our Heavenly Father.  Yes we are God’s Adopted Children when we accept Jesus God’s Son as our Saviour.  With Jesus in our lives it makes a lot of difference to many of us just to know that we do have a Father in Heaven who cares for us even more than our earthly father does.

Our God is the same yesterday, today and forever, His love does not change towards us.

He does not make us love Him.

 He has given us a choice, we are not puppets, we have free will to choose His Son Jesus or not to,

it is up to us to decide.

All I can say is:  that a friend and I agreed – once you have lived with the Holy Spirit (who is the Spirit of Jesus) you would not want to live without Him in your life.  Jesus sent His Holy Spirit to be with us after He went back to Heaven after dying on the Cross for us, so that we would not be left as orphan’s but could be part of the family of God.

Father & Son

It is good to have a Father, if we are not fortunate enough to have an earthly one – as Christians we can be sure of a Heavenly one.

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* May God Bless you today and always *

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