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  1. That is the question of the ages.  Why hast Thou forsaken me?    It was for you and for me.   Sinners saved from going to hell.   Thank you Jesus.  Thank you Lord.   We love you so much today and ever more.   Amen

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    In My eyes, your old life has already met its demise and is finished. The Cross has set you free from your old man; a sin nature and a selfish lifestyle. When I died, so did you. I did not just die for you, I died as you.

    When I was buried I took your old man with me and when I was raised from the dead I left your old man behind. He cannot ever be resurrected. It is gone, finished, forever. You died in Me, then a new version of you was raised from the dead through My glorious workings.

    Now you and I are walking together in a completely new and totally different life. Your old self was crucified with Me so that everything connected to that life could never make it past the grave. We are united together always and no one and nothing can ever separate us.

    Beloved, I am so excited that We are together as resurrected beings. All the old has passed away and you are My new creation in Jesus. I give you the beautiful, always amazing Holy Spirit to empower and support all your learning as you experience My life in you.

    You are no longer a slave to sin. It is no longer your nature. I have removed it. All that remains is your attachment through memory to a habit, which can be broken by our partnership and relationship. He who is dead is entirely free and I will teach you and show you the reality and the power of that freedom.

    Beloved, let’s keep exploring our freedom in Christ! Hope it helps!

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    PS) This “letter from God” is from my latest book, The Nature of Freedom. Learn more about it here!

    by Graham Cooke

  3. God loves you.

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    Thank you Jesus for dying on the cross for me.   Amen

  4. The splendor of delight we feel when the touch of the Master reaches our heart.  Like the fragrance after the rain.   Jesus we love You.  We praise You, we adore Your holy name.   You renew our life like the morning grass.   Touch us o Lord.  Continuously that we may never forget what You did on Calvarys cross.   Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do.   Your love, your mercy and compassion on our lost souls reaches today.    In You alone o Lord we live, move and breath.   Who can grasp Your infinite mercy.  Who can fathom your deepest love to us?   Merciful Father, touch our hearts today.  Makes all of us Your very own.  In Jesus name.   Amen

  5. On this holy week when we remember Jesus suffering, death and resurrection let us all bow down before Him and adore Him.  He is the King of kings and the Lord of Lords.   That is the reason to sing sweet songs of victory, of joy, of love to Him.  He alone is the hope of every contrite heart.  The joy of all the meek.  His voice continues to ring in our ears.  Come unto Me ye that are heavy burdened and I will give you rest.     Yes Lord, we are coming to You.  With sweetness that fill our hearts let us all thank Him, praise Him and adore Him all the days of our life till He call us home to glory.    Amen

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    WingsofaDove
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    Some depression is caused by a chemical imbalance, poor diet, lack of sleep, or grief. There is another kind caused by an evil spiritual attack. I found this article online. I hope it is helpful to someone. God Bless.

    The Mechanics Of Faith
     

    Depression Is a Spirit – It Must Be Fought with the Word of God

    Jesus_cast_out_demons_300_webby Rex Rouis

    Even in the midst of blessings, people can have recurrent fits of depression. It comes in like a dark, heavy cloud. We pray, fast, or make resolutions, only to find it getting worse. That is because this cloud of depression is not mental; it is spiritual. It is called the spirit of heaviness.

    “To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.” Isaiah 61:3

    It is an evil spirit—a personality that studies us, knows our weaknesses, and knows how and when to attack. Recognizing the identity of an enemy is a tremendous first step, but then it must be fought.

    It shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered. Joel 2:32

    Meditate on scriptures like the one above and pray: “God, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ – according to Your Word – I’m asking you to deliver me from this spirit of heaviness in Jesus Name.”

    The pressure will lift, but it is one thing to be delivered; it is another thing to stay delivered. It is now up to us to reprogram our minds – to cultivate a different outlook and way of thinking. Before deliverance, we are not able to do it, but now after deliverance, it is our responsibility to do it.

    The problem is our mind. The devil reaches people through their minds. The more we trust in our mind, the more Satan is able to use it against us. It is up to us to make our mind realize that it is our servant, not our master. Our minds are affected by our thoughts, so we must take charge of what we think.

    For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, 4 for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. 5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ, II Corinthians 10:3-5

    HFP-Inbed-Donation-Ad-3-01-250.pngRemember, just as heaviness is a real spirit, the God of the Bible is a real Person, and He is behind each promise. He promised them to you for a reason – to help you. Read them, study them, meditate on them. They will give you hope and they will change you. It will not come in five minutes. It will take hard work, but it will come and it will work, and it is worth every bit of effort.

    God’s deliverance can set you free, but it is your responsibility to fight for your continued deliverance. Take control of your thoughts, and bring them under control and in line with the Word of God. Experience the glorious freedom and joy that God has for you.

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  6. Healing - Bill Johnson

    As they sat there during the week, these people that are dying, some can't eat, they can't function, they're in pain, they have very restricted lives, they've got tubes and things coming...it's just...it's just horrible. You can see the anguish on their face, the pain, the slight movement, the cringe, the...all this stuff you can see the dark cloud that just rests over the top of their life, you can see it's...this is really a big deal, it's just sucking the life right out them. It's real tough to see that kind of stuff and think, you know, there's a large part of the church that's created room for this. This is just..God's allowed...NO HE'S NOT ALLOWED IT! He put the gun in your hands and said "shoot that thing!" We ALLOWED IT.

    Suddenly people start realizing, OH, this wasn't from God! That means I can fight! It's tough to fight when you think it's your Heavenly Father that just trying to help you to be a good Christian.

    Few things nauseate me more than that. I'd get arrested for child abuse for doing that, if I did that to my kids. And the thought that anyone could think that God is that way is just extremely disturbing. I need some people that will agree with me. I want some folks to get provoked and say, "You know what, it's really possible for Redding to be cancer free. It's possible." It's possible to give place to God where He can come in and have it on this piece of property to such a degree and a dimension that every rebellious cell that's working against the health of somebody's body when they step on this property, it's destroyed! It's possible cause it doesn't exist in heaven, and He said, "on earth as it is in heaven!" His standard is the only standard worth reaching for. His standard is the only one worth praying for. His is the only one scratching and clawing and fighting for. Learning to take by violence through the expression of faith, that realm. It's got to matter to somebody.

    I sat with just tears in my eyes, this is wrong! This has got to matter to somebody! This is ILLEGAL! I have been given the authority of heaven to come against that devourer, will somebody stand, will somebody cry out for this thing to be broken off of people's lives? It's not tolerated by God, it's tolerated by the church! It's the church that's created stupid doctrines to allow for affliction to dominate people's lives and we call it God! It's NOT GOD! It's still the devil.

     

    The devil still has the job of killing, stealing, and destroying and you have authority to cancel the job. That's who you are.

     

    That's your assignment. You're on this earth, breath the air because of that assignment. It's not just about physical healing, it's about every area where he has come and he has stolen! Faith, actualizes what it realizes.

     

    Faith takes what you see in the unseen and it forces it to natural reality, that's what it does.

     

    Oh, this crisis here, this crisis there, I don't care. It's not that I don't care about you, it doesn't move me. All I  am moved by is what God has said His will is. All I'm moved by is the pattern that Jesus gave to us, that's got to matter! It's got to matter enough that we shape the way we view the world and view circumstances around us by how we live. Jesus, He loosed everyone oppressed by the devil. Period! Every single person that came to him. He never once said, "Ben, you know I really like to be able to heal you but, the Father's just using this to make you a better person. You know, there's a time for these things and as I'm looking at the Father, and I want to do what He's doing, and right now, He's just not healing you, sorry."

     

    Wigglesworth had a secret. He said, if God not's moving, I'll move Him. It wasn't an arrogant statement. He knew that He had an authority based on this word. He knew that he had a written authority to carry out the mission that Jesus had. He knew that it was in black and white, paid for in blood. He knew that it was His possession, and Wigglesworth, would come into a meeting, if God was not moving powerfully, he would move Him. How? He would move into a place of faith where God was moved by what he did. Cause if I don't see it happeing, then I'm going to start poke holes in heaven, mixed with faith and start declaring the word of the Lord.

    Something about the testimony...all you got to do is start talking about what Jesus has done.

  7. Sing unto the Lord.

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    As the cold dreary days of winter give way to the nice bright and warms days of spring.  Our hearts warm up on Palm Sunday.  We all know that it is time for us to hear Easter Bells ringing all over the place.  Jesus is alive and well.  He has come to give us life and life everlasting.   Remember.  We shall not die, but live.  This wonderful promise is for all of us who believe and trust His word.    Therefore,   Cast your burdens upon the Lord and He will sustain you.  Psalm 55.22a

  8. Jesus is alive and well.  The grave could not hold him down.  Our King, our Lord await for all of us at heavens door.  Hear His wonderful promise for you and for me.  Ye shall not die but live.  As I have overcame, ye shall also be overcomers.    Living He loved me.  Dying He saved me.  Buried, He carried my sins away.  Rising, He justified freeliy forever.  One day is coming o glorious day.    Behold, Jesus is alive and well.  Let us all bow down before Him.  Worship and adore Him till He call us all home to glory.    Amen

  9. Jesus is the answer to all our prayers. I have no doubt that whenever I make a prayer request whether for myself or anyone else, He hears and will definately answer. Jesus Himself uttered these words" For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be removed and be cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will have what ever he says. " Mark 11: 23 " Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them." Mark 11: 24

    The only important thing we have to remember is that we have to forgive those who have annoyed us in anyway before we pray for anything.

    I'm Mark 13: 31 Jesus says"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away." 

    This tells us that nothing will change what Jesus promised. We only have to believe and activate our faith for whatever we ask. In February 2015, my husband's car was stolen in Durban, we reported at the police. No traces were ever reported. We had to pray for the car day by day. I even prayed at night outside pleading to God to sit in the car and go with it wherever it goes. I believed that if God stays in the car daily and goes with it, those who took it will never have a chance to destroy it and sell its parts. It went as I prayed to God. 

    After six moths the car was found by police at Umtata in the eastern cape still fresh as it was. 

    God hears our prayers, we only have to be strong in Faith, pray without any doubt. 

    Lord, my God I pray for all who are in tribulations this season, I pray for our children to be protected against all forms of temptations such as substance abuse, homosexualism, lesbianism, abortion, pornography and all other behaviour patterns that are against your will.

    Deliver our families from all forms of debts and give us financial freedom. Give us more spiritual power to serve you and to preach your word to all those who are abducted by the devil. Give us peace that comes from salvation, deliver us from all forms of evil. We ask for continuous happiness in our hearts and families. We ask all these in  the Powerful name of Jesus Amen.

  10. Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord.  Psalm 150.6    Tune our hearts o Lord to praise, honor and glorify Thy name.   YOu aalone are worthy of all glory.   Adjust the loose strings of my heart so I will be in tune along with the angels in heaven who glorify Thy name day and night.  Pull up all the slack that is in my heart till I believe in Your word that says.  Praise God from whom all blessing flow.   Praise Him all creatures here below.     From this day on, I shall give God the glory all the days of my life till He calls me home to glory.   Amen

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    I was tired of crying out loud and no one heard me or cared about.   I was tired of yelling and screaming for help.  No one came to my rescue.   I was tired of being sad and pretending that I had no problems in my life.   I was tires of being alone and angry till I heard about Jesus.   They said that He was the revealer of all good things.  But more than that.  He was a Friend of the friendless.  No greater love has one than this.  That one lay down his life for his friends.   You are my friends if you do what I command.  John 15.12,15   I believed.  I trusted.  I love to be Jesus friend.   No more feeling worthless.  No more feeling empty inside.  No more alone.   Praise the Lord.  My life has been changed forever.   Glory to God.  Amen

  12. Moodie's Blog

    Friends are a gift that comes from heaven.  A true friend will never forsake you.  He will be at your side no matter what you are going through. Jesus said to all of us.  You are my friends if you do what I command.  John 15.14   Open our hearts of Lord to be your true friends ever.   Amen

  13. Temple of the living God.

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    A temple of the living God is holy, pure, blameless and always bows down before the Lord.   O the glory of His holy presence abiding.   We are the temple of the Holy Spirit.   Act as temples of the living God.   Full of mercy.  Full of compassion.  Full of love for lost souls that live next to our house.   Know ye not that ye are the temple of God and that the Holy Spirit dwelleth in you?  I Cor. 3.16     Jesus, my Lord and Savior.  Fill us with your holy presence so we will shine for You and become a true temple of the living God.  In Jesus name.  Amen

  14. Jesus told all of us to pray for those in authority, to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, to help the stranger and those who are sick and in nursing homes.   We are completing our wonderful journey on earth.  God will call us home soon.  If Jesus tarries we shall be ready for meeting HIm on the air.   He will proud of all of us when He finds out that we had been doing Gods will all the time.  We sung in the choir of our church.  Praising His holy name day and night.  Bringing lost souls to the feet of Jesus and obeying Gods commandments to go into the whole world and preach the gospel.  Hear the voice of the Lord.  Come, you who are blessed by my Father.  Inherit the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.  Matt. 25.34   Let us all reach for the stars, the gift that Jesus offered to all of us.   A Crown of Life shall be given to those who faithfully have served, loved and obeyed His word.      Amen

  15. In life, some may walk, others may run, but remember the Lord gave the tortoise and the horse the same days to reach Noah's ark. Your journey might be rough and tough but you will definitely get to your destination.
    Jacob looked at Joseph and saw a good son! The ten brothers looked at Joseph and saw a useless dreamer! The travellers looked at Joseph and saw a slave!! Potiphar looked at Joseph and saw a fine servant!! Potiphar's wife looked at Joseph and saw a potential boyfriend! The prison officers saw in Joseph a prisoner! How wrong were all of them! God looked at Joseph and saw a Prime Minister of Egypt in waiting!! Don't be discouraged by what people see in you!! Be encouraged by what God sees in you!! Never underrate the person next to you because you never know what the Lord has deposited in that person. Your maid may be a Chief Executive Officer in waiting for a company which shall employ your child. Your garden-boy may be a president in waiting. (Remember David got the anointing of becoming a King while he was a simple child herding sheep. Esther was a simple orphaned girl yet she was a Queen in waiting). Let's share God's love and make the world a better place to live. Show that love by sharing this message with those you love.
    IT DOESN'T MATTER HOW PEOPLE SEE YOU, IT MATTERS HOW GOD SEES YOU
    God is God:
    He doesn't care about *age*, no wonder he blessed Abraham.
    He doesn't care about *experience*, no wonder he chose David.
    He doesn't care about *gender,* no wonder he lifted Esther.
    He doesn't care about *your past*, no wonder he called Paul.
    He doesn't care about *your physical appearance*, no wonder he chose Zacchaeus
    (the shortest one).
    He doesn't care about *fluency in speech* , no wonder he chose Moses.
    He doesn't care about *your career*, no wonder he choose Mary Magdalene; a prostitute. 
    All I know is that my God never changes
    He never made *a promise he wouldn't keep*
    He never saw *a person he wouldn't help*He never heard *a prayer he wouldn't answer*
    He never found *a soul he wouldn't love*
    He never found *a sinner he wouldn't forgive*
    This is the kind of God I would like to commune with every day the moment I wake up. I strongly recommend Him to you.

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    As I have been waiting for the past several months for God to move on my body and heal me from eczema and rosacea: My eczema has been slowly healing and fading thanks to creams and a humidifier in my room that the Lord has allowed me to have, causes it to be clearing up. However, during this same period, my rosacea has finally come to a halt, but is yet to experience healing, and my last several breakouts have been cystic acne that continues to progressively get worse and worse with one breakout after another. As I continue to pray, I have asked time and time again is it the will of God to heal my face? Maybe I'm wrong, but I personally believe that it is always the will of God to heal us even when we don't receive it, this belief is based on the fact that Jesus healed everyone in the Bible, not just a few, some, or even most, but all. Therefore, I keep telling myself that I have yet to receive healing for other reasons, like more patience is needed, or there are trials I need to conquer first within myself in order to get my healing. But then I remembered a scripture on awaiting healing, and a friend pointed out another one to me just yesterday.

     

    2 Timothy 4:2: Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

    James 4:3:  When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.

     

    In 2 Tomothy Paul tells us to keep being honorable Christians of faith and good works even when we we are weak and going through a hard season, If this is where I am at now, it means I can't give up in believing that my rosacea and acne will have a breakthrough soon. I also believe that God wants me healed because I feel as though I have been receiving small signs from God that he will heal me soon such as hearing his small voice for the first times in my life telling me that my prayers will be answered, having a spiritual dream, and hearing people in my life both Christian and non believer telling me that ever since I started praying for a miracle that they feel I will soon experience a great blessing in my life and will see amazing things (they don't realize they are speaking prophecy over me, also - every single one of these people who said such things remains unaware that I have been praying for a miracle - interesting) In addition to this verse, there are actually a dozen good scriptures related to long suffering of Christians, enough to make a blog post out of.

     

    The second verse, James 4:3 warns us of asking things of God with bad motives because in this case, the scripture indicates that it is not God's will to answer prayers. OK, this verse is compelling me to make a confession. Confession time! I really thought on this one, because I am a 20 year old male virgin who has never kissed a girl or been in a serious relationship. But in regards to my personality, I am a confident (at least 'til recently), social guy who loves making friends and would love to have a girlfriend. God knows that I am trying my best to stay a virgin, but would love to have sex. That being said, this morning I prayed this to Lord: "Prepare me to receive your healing with great humility and fear of you Lord, help me in my future relationship(s), and in return for your healing, I vow to do my best in remaining a virgin as pay for your great healing, and trust you that if I am tempted to break this vow, you will stop me from breaking it." This may sound pretty cheesy to some of you, but the Lord has stopped me several times from doing a great sin, so I know what he is capable of.

     

    In conclusion, when waiting for a healing or a breakthrough in life from God, it often seems hopeless. I'm sure Joshua never planned on becoming the Pharaoh's second on the day it happened to him. I bet he thought it was just another average day. The blessings of Job were said to come "like a whirlwind", all beginning to happen in one day, being blessed every year forward for the rest of his life. And Revelation tells us that the return of Jesus Christ on Earth is said to be a day that no man of the world or of Him will see coming. In other words, every man and woman will think "this is the last day I would expect Jesus to return." My point is, if blessings, breakthroughs, and miracles, often come out of the blue, it means that we are not to give up faith that it can't begin to happen at any second, even when we think breakthroughs seem to have never been farther out of our reach, because God can move in greatly in seconds if we will give him our faith to do it. This being said, I pray that all Christians who read this post who are awaiting healing from having physical abnormalities, being blind, deaf, physically disabled, mentally disabled, and fighting severe health problems and skin problem for themselves or someone else, as well as those going through persecution, financial crisis, and families and relationship that are falling apart will be given the courage and faith in God to continue believing for mighty breakthroughs and miracles even when they have never felt farther. I will continue believing when things look bleak, will you?

  16. Jesus is coming soon

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    I sing praise to Your name o Lord... praises to Your name o Lord.  For Your name is great and greatly to be praised.    Let us all bow down before the Lord our God.  He alone is worthy of all glory. I will sing a new song unto Thee o God.  Upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto Thee.   Psalm  144.9   The Lord is righteous in all His ways.  So, let us all raise our voices in praise.   I will bless the Lord and give Him all the glory, all the praise and all the honor now and forever more.   Amen

  17. We cannot force anyone to love Jesus.  But if our life shines for Him then they will come to Him and ask forgiveness of sins.  May Jesus shine through all of us so others will give all the honor and praise to God almighty. 

  18. Ageless Father.

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    No one can comprehend this wonderful truth.  No past, no future,.  always present with us.  Blessed Savior and Lord.   We love you today.  Amen

  19. SongleaderCoralynn's Blog

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    The extolling and exaltation of God has been done through the ages.  The prophets of old did it.  The disciples of Christ did it.  All those who love God raised their voices in praise, honor and adoration to God almighty.   Fill my cup Lord, I lift it up Lord.  Come and quench this thristing of my soul.   Bread of heaven, fill me till I want no more.  Fill my cup, fill it up and make me whole.   Out of our emptiness, out of our sadness and pain we raise our voice to God.  Plead for mercy and compassion.  Along with that, the praises of a heart that is full of thanksgiving and greatfulness sings glorious songs to Jesus.  He is the One who heals, who blesses us, who comfort our hearts and love us with an everlasting love.   For the Lord our God is glorious and worthy of our praise.   And unto Him we lift our voices in praise.  Just as the angels in heaven do day and night.  For You O Lord are glorious and worthy of praise.  Join the choir of angels, of all the cherubims and seraphims.   Worthy is the Lord our God to receive all the glory, all the honor and all the praise now and forever more.   Amen

  20. Godly living

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    I will give the lord Jesus all the glory , all the honor and all the praise.  Godly living is honoring God with our lips.  He is great in kindness and good to all.   Jesus is righteous in all His ways...  So, let us all bless the Lord and give Him all the praise and honor all the days of our life.   God delights in the praises of His people.   

  21. Breath of life.

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    And God breathed into His nostrils the breath of life and the man became a lilving being.  Gen. 2.7    Here I am Lord on my knees, knowing that You have given us life.  You breathed on us a breath of life to love You, to serve You, to adore Your holy name.  Drench my soul as mercy and grace unfolds.  I hunger and thrist for You.  I surrender all to You.  Our souls are given a purpose and free will to choose and not choose.  But as for me and my house I shall serve the Lord.  Lord, have your way in me.  Like a mighty storm stir within my soul.  Your holy presence is what we desire more than anything else in this world.   All men are dust.  They were taken from it and to dust they shall return.  But our soul, as breathed by God Himself shall return to Him.  Nothing have we brought to this world and nothing we will be able to take to heaven.  All we have to do in this world is this.  To bring lost souls to the feet of Jesus.  To memorize Gods word and keep it in our hearts.  That is what God requires of us.  Lord, have your way in me.   Amen

  22. This is a wonderful gift that comes down from heaven.   The joy of the Lord is our strenght.     In the middle of our sorrow,  In the middle of our trials and tribulations we can find true happiness.  It is the will of God for all Christians to rejoice in the Lord always.  When my wife had a miscarriage, my heart sunk and grief took hold of my heart.  Why did you do this to me?   I asked the Lord.   He replied.  All souls of the earth are mine.   Remain on my love and I will fill your heart with joy.    I decided to remain in the holy presence of God.  He is the Potter, I am the clay. 

  23. Under His wings.

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    Hear the voice of the Lord.   Come unto Me and I will give you rest.   What a wonderful promise for all of us to obey.  To live in the holy presence of Jesus where we find a true refuge in our deepest sorrow, in our distress we can call on the Lord and He will save us from anything that torment us.  How our hearts yearning turns to his rest.  Often when on one has a balm for our healing, there, in the arms of Jesus we can find comfort and blesssing.