Lisa Buffaloe: Regardless of the good, bad, or ugly in 2015, we can
celebrate a new year.
We can celebrate what God has done.
We can celebrate the salvation we receive from Jesus Christ.
We can celebrate and gratefully remember God’s grace and mercy.
Celebrate God’s forgiveness and loving-kindness.
Celebrate that God continues to work with you and for you–for your best
and for eternal purposes.
Celebrate that even in the hard times, the illness, the loss, the
unwelcome change, God is with you and won’t ever leave you.
warms the heart.
Celebration rekindles the fires and passion.
Take time to celebrate that your time is eternal in Christ.
Celebrate who He is.
Celebrate that you are His!
Celebrate, because you are loved
Today’s Bible verse: Is. 51:9 a "Awake, awake, put on strength, O
arm of the LORD."
Today’s quote: "Satan's tendency is always to push us toward one extreme or the other; deadness or fanaticism." (p.152 of Jim Cymbala's Fresh Wind, Fresh
Some thoughts today: Be saturated with the Word of God,
and you'll find it marks you with the presence of God!
~ It's time for us to get a fresh picture of what God wants to do, not just to
tell Him what needs to be done.
~ In the heart of the believer are eternal interests. If you don't have them,
ask God to help you become a believer in His Son's atonement of salvation,
which He accomplished on the cross of Calvary. (Check out the following
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At great risk to his own life..."
Father, with the new year of 2016 already started, I ask for Your wisdom to be mine.
I celebrate and gratefully remember Your grace
and mercy, and may I celebrate Your forgiveness and loving-kindness toward me, personally.
I'm thankful for all You've done and plan to do. As I look ahead, may I see Your glory all
I ask for renewed daily grace to honor and obey Your Holy Spirit, Jesus.
It's in Your Name I pray. Amen.
(Google image of balloons and woman praying, along with my emphasis, are
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Grace Greater Than Our Sins!