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Enjoying Life

I just returned from a four-day trip to Blue Ridge, Georgia. We went to the mountains to see all the fall colors. While there, we enjoyed staying in a log cabin with the latest state-of-art appliances. I grew up in a generation where you had to wait twenty minutes for the coffee to brew. Now you can have a cup in under a minute. It used to take the black and white tv time to warm up, and if you were lucky, you might get three channels. That is if you could adjust the rabbit-ear antenna with tin foil in the right direction. Now its 1,000 channels, all in high-definition color, 24/7. If you can find something worthwhile to watch.

What changes have taken place in my short sixty-six years of living. We had made reservations to ride a scenic railroad through the mountains. The fall colors were so beautiful. The tracks ran along a river on one side and the mountains on the other. I was taken back in time. Growing up, I used to ride the passenger train to visit my grandparents.

I had a deep touching spiritual experience while in the mountains. Saturday morning I walked out onto the back deck, a cup of coffee in hand. As I was enjoying it, things were quiet. Nothing distracted me from fully enjoying the moment. I began looking out onto the mountains. I was thanking God for His beautiful creation. The vibrant leaves were washed in the early morning sun light.

Some scriptures from Psalms came to mind:  “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handy works. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.” ~ Psalms 19:1-3

The Lord was speaking His love to me. Allowing me another day on earth. Blessing me with life, health, eye sight, and a mind to enjoy His creation. We serve a glorious Heavenly Father, who loves us more than we will ever understand. He desires an intimate relationship with each of us. He has sent His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, for our redemption. Blessed be His Holy Name forever. Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy. ~ 1 Timothy 6:17

~ Ricky Robinson

Image Credit: Mountain in the Autumn © MARIE JEANNE Iliescu via freeimages.com

Speak to Your Mountain

We’ve all heard the scripture about if we say to the mountain be though plucked up and cast into the sea, but how do we do that? We must go back to the Bible and see how God did this. It says in the Bible that God spoke the world into existence. That means what He said came to pass.

~ Matthew 13:31-32, says, “The kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field. Of all the seeds it is the smallest, but when it is grown it is the largest of all the garden herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and find shelter in its branches.

As we let the Word of God mature on the inside of us. It becomes like a mustard seed, shooting out, spreading out, going forth, and accomplishing where to it has been sent.What is your mountain? Is it healing, fear, rejection, insecurity, finances, ability to love, or disease? You know in your heart what your mountain is. Start today and speak to it and tell it to disappear! All of us have mountains to conquer. To conquer means to take by force. We are required to do something in order for our mountain to be removed.

It’s time to speak what the Word says concerning our mountain. The enemy comes to discourage you. To say God’s Word is a lie, and won’t work for you.  When that voice comes to you, you must learn to fight with the Word of God. Choosing to cast down all imaginations, every high and lofty thing that exalts its self against the knowledge of God.

When we really want what God has promised for us. There’s no mountain going to stand in our way to get to our promise.

We have an opportunity to change the world we live in by the words of our mouth. We have to pray the Word, and be confident that what we pray will come to pass. Confession brings possession. I challenge you to confess and possess your mountain.

I told the devil he would regret the day he ever touched my heart, and my family. I get downright mad every time I think about what he’s done. It causes me to press into God that much more. Now that I have been hooked up with Gateway, I have more families to fight for. What about you? What are you fighting for?

~Tammy Sanders

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