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A closer walk with our beloved friend.


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You are our

Of Heaven and Earth. You are holy, Lord, the only God,
and Your deeds are wonderful.
You are strong.
You are great.
You are the Most High.
You are Almighty.
You, Holy Father are King of heaven and earth.
You are Three and One, Lord God, all Good.
You are Good, all Good, supreme Good, Lord God, living and true.
You are love. You are wisdom.
You are humility. You are endurance.
You are rest. You are peace.
You are joy and gladness.
You are justice and moderation.
You are all our riches, and You suffice for us.
You are beauty.
You are gentleness.
You are our protector.
You are our guardian and defender.
You are our courage. You are our haven and our hope.
You are our faith, our great consolation.
You are our eternal life, Great and Wonderful Lord,
God Almighty, Merciful Saviour.

the divine praises- St Francis of Assisi


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To My Dear Cherished

In the morning, O Lord, I will direct my song and my prayer unto You and will look up. (Psalm 5:3)

To My dear cherished Poppa : Good morning Poppa This is the day that You have made and I rejoice and be glad for the gift of it.

With gratitude, I thank You for preserving my life for one more day.

With gratitude, I thank you for Your ultimate gift of love for me, in the form of Your Son and the sacrifice of His life on my behalf. Because of this overwhelming gift that I often cannot comprehend, I humbly submit to You.

I know Lord, that I am a mere human and cannot instruct You, but you Lord bless me with The Holy Spirit to instruct me.

So teach me Your ways that I may rely on Your steadfast faithfulness. Teach me to number my days and to use my time wisely. I don’t know what this day holds, but I know that You hold the day.

It was you that laid the foundations of the Earth and therefore understands every part of it. I know that you keep the sun in the sky, the stars in place, and have created this Earth for me to inhabit and enjoy.

Throughout this day, may I be always be keenly aware of Your presence in everything I do – as I commute to work, drop children off at school, keep house and speak with my neighbors.

May my life be a living example and may others see Christ in me.

There are many that are hurting in this world – may I be a salve to someone today Lord, in a way that I can’t even imagine.

May my words be seasoned with salt and minister grace to all that hear.

May my actions be aligned with your Word.

I pray for wisdom that is peaceable, gentle, and approachable, with lots of mercy and fairness. You said an unlimited supply of wisdom is available to me if I simply ask, I so humbly request for wisdom to know how to deal with the many people and situations that will cross my path.

I pray for protection throughout this day; protect from harm and evil; go before me, to the left and right of me and behind me. Guide my steps so that I walk worthy of Your calling throughout this day. May I always be sensitive to Your promptings – whether it shows up as a gentle tug or a strong conviction. I pray for reconciliation in families, in nations and to You.

I pray that all may come to know you and be reconciled back to You.

Poppa, you know my faults and my flaws, please forgive me for being unkind with my words and my thoughts; forgive me for being self-serving; forgive me for holding on to old wounds instead of giving them to You.

Please forgive me, Poppa. When I am overwhelmed, confused, unsure, and restless, help me run to Your Word, The Holy Bible.

May your Word come alive to me so that it is a living guide in every situation I encounter this day.

Help me, Poppa, to remember the promises of your Word and bring the right passage to my remembrance for the situation I encounter. I acknowledge Poppa that I need to spend more time with You reading and praying so that I am prepared for whatever the day brings. Poppa I know that your Word is indeed a light unto my feet and a light unto the path You have chosen for me to walk this day .

Please remove fear and anxiety. from my heart and mind . As believers You have not given me a spirit of fear, but of love power and a sound mind. So when I are fearful, please remind me of Your love for me and use that love as the impetus to love others and see situations differently; may I tap into the power that you have given me, for I am never alone because You have not left me comfortless.

May Your wisdom be the underpinnings for my sound mind.

May I remember that I do not have to be anxious and when I am tempted to be anxious or worrisome, may I verbalize my concerns to you and then leave them there as You taught me to do. Worry does me no good and limits me, and You do more with my worry than I ever could. So please help me to turn all of my anxious thoughts and nerve-wracking situations over to You; to truly do that and trust that You are working. That You are working all things together for my good because You love me; that You are working in ways that I cannot comprehend because Your ways always supersede mine. And that in this working You are molding me continually into masterpieces fit for Your use.

Thank You for increasing my faith and capacity to love You by being loving towards others just as You are loving towards me.

As a child of yours Lord, I know that I am Your masterpiece though sometimes I feel so far from it. Please help me to remember my worth in You when I’m faced with challenging situations.

When I feel depressed, help me to remember that I am fearfully and wonderfully made in Your image , a replica of You and that You loved me so much You thought that I was worth dying for.

I do not know anyone that would die for me, but Your beautiful Son, my best friend did, and I’m eternally grateful and humbled for His supreme gift of love towards me.

For the unseen, Poppa, I thank you. You are beyond understanding, You are abundant, you are mine, and I am Yours. I totally and completely submit everything in my life to You today,

I humbly request this in the name of He who humbly went to the cross for me, Jesus Christ. Amen.

May your heart, mind and feet walk hand in hand with Christ this day. Joseph a son of Jehovah

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Why We All Need

The Father is the One Who judges you by what you do. 1 Peter 1:17 The Holy Bible, the New Life Version

We all come from dysfunctional families, that is why we all need Christ.

Yes, we all have inherited addictions like alcoholism and bad traits like stubbornness but that does not excuse our behaviour.

When we surrender to Christ, He burns those off and replaces them with Holy addictions, like desiring sharing what it is like to spend time with Jesus instead of being a tongue wagger- gossiper and depending upon the Holy Spirit to bless us with self control instead of stupidly going in debt buying things we do not need.

This is not a one off experience but one that lasts a life time.

I have walked with Christ for forty years and He is still burning of undesirable traits and replacing them with righteous ones.

“Do not remember the former things, Or ponder the things of the past. “Listen carefully, I am about to do a new thing, Isaiah 43:18-19 The Holy Bible, The New Living Version

Now do not be discouraged when those around you – especially family and old friends – laugh at you when you begin this transformation experience. Many will vilify and hate you. You will have to walk away from them and towards Christ. You are responsible unto Christ for your actions, not them.

“Above all the grace and gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.” — Francis of Assisi

It is extremely difficult but the big three are there to help you, encourage you, and guide you. They are of course: Jehovah our loving Father, Jesus Christ, our best friend and the Holy Spirit our teacher, guidance Councillor, healers, comforter, encourager and strengthener.

“Self is the opaque veil that hides the face of God from us. It can be removed only in spiritual experience, never by mere instruction.” — A. W. Tozer

Listen to them as they guide you on the difficult road to Heavens Gate instead of those that are on the Highway to Hell.

Do you get excited about investing the time, talent, and resources God has given you this day, so on that day you will hear Him say, ‘Well done good and faithful servant?'”Terry A. Parker

I do not care what he says, she says or they say, I care about what Christ says. And then obeying His wise voice. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah, Jesus and Holy Spirit ‘Immeku (The Lord Is With You – Judges 6:12 ) for blessing me with Your continuous presence as You transform me into the beautiful child You desire for me to be. I exalt You in the name of the most beautiful Son, Jesus Christ. Amen

But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one. 2 Thessalonians 3:3 The Holy Bible New Living Translation

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It Is in Reflecting Back

I will never leave you nor forsake you. Joshua 1:5 The Holy Bible, The New International Version

Oh my Heavenly Love I ,with great glee, love to praise You in the good times.

In the difficult times I look forward to understanding what You are teaching me in them and thank You for them.

It is in reflecting back on Your guidance and protection during the previous crisis which calms my heart, blesses me with assurance You are there now during the present hard times. This fills my heart with bubbling over songs of love, praise, gratitude and adoration for my most precious Heavenly Love.

In the name of He who sang songs of praise to You on the night before His crucifixion, Jesus Christ I exalt You. Amen

May love be in your life, may hope be in your heart and may peace be in your every day walk with Christ.Joseph a son of Jehovah

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For Your Gift

Oh Jehovah Abba (God our Father) 1 John 3:1 thank You for Your promise that your mercies are new every morning and Your faithfulness is great.

Thank you for your amazing power, great love and work in my life every day.

Thank you for Your endless goodness and bountiful blessings over me. I am so grateful that You are always with me through the toughest of times.

Thank you the power and strength that The Holy Spirit, who dwells with in me, blesses me with every day.

Thank you that Your mercy and grace is always with me.

Thank you for allowing the incredible sacrifice You allowed Your most precious Son to sacrifice for me so that I have freedom and life in communion with You.

Please forgive me when I neglect to thank you for the generous blessings You give me every day, for all You have done in my life and for all You are doing in my life.

Please help me to set my eyes and heart on you afresh today.

Please renew my spirit every morning and fill me with Your peace and joy. Thank you that your ways are far greater than my ways and Your thoughts far deeper than my thoughts.

Thank you for Your plan to redeem me and that in You, all things are made new.

Thank you that Your face is towards the righteous, You are close to the brokenhearted, You hear my cries, and know my heart.

Thank you for Your daily, powerful presence in my life, that I am assured, no matter what I am facing, Your heart is towards me, Your eyes are over me, and Your ears are open to my prayers.

Thank you that you surround us with favor as with a shield, and I am safe in Your care.

I humbly ask that You would keep my footsteps firm on solid ground, helping me to be consistent and faithful.

Please give me supernatural endurance to stay the course in life which You have chosen for me to walk to Heaven, not swerving to the right or to the left, or being too easily distracted by other things that would seek to call me away from a close walk with You.

I pray for your protection over my life, my family, and other believers.

I ask for your hand to cover us and keep us distanced from the evil intent of the enemy, that you would be a barrier over us and we would find refuge in you.

I pray You would give me discernment and insight beyond my years to understand Your will, hear Your voice, know Your ways and be obedient unto them all.

Please shine Your light in me, through me, and over me. May I make a difference in my family, my neighbourhood and this world for your glory, so your purposes would stand. Set Your way before us this day and every day.

May all Your plans in my life succeed.

May I reflect your peace and hope to a world that so desperately needs Your presence and healing. I deeply love You and need You Lord in every aspect of my life, this day and every day.

I give You praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy, and I are more than conquerors through the gift of Jesus Christ! In Jesus’ Name Amen.

Christ blesses us with love, peace and joy. May you be blessed with many opportunities to share these with others today.   Joseph a son of Jehovah 

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Never Mind Telling Them.

“Look, I now teach you these decrees and regulations just as the Lord my God commanded me, so that you may obey them in the land you are about to enter and occupy. Obey them completely, and you will display your wisdom and intelligence among the surrounding nations. When they hear all these decrees, they will exclaim, ‘How wise and prudent are the people of this great nation!’ For what great nation has a god as near to them as the Lord our God is near to us whenever we call on him? And what great nation has decrees and regulations as righteous and fair as this body of instructions that I am giving you today? Deuteronomy 4:5-8 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation

Do you notice that it is when the Israelite’s lived according to Jehovahs instructions that the surrounding nations became intrigued by them?

So too it is to be with us in our quest to bring others into Jehovahs family.

I hear so many preachers say we must evangelize the world to bring everyone to Jesus and we must share Jesus with the world.

Never mind telling them, the most effective way to bring others to Christ is by living the Christian life. When others see you are different from the rest of society they will be curious. THEN, you can share what Jesus has done in your life and through your life.

A Christian must walk the walk before they talk the talk. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Those whose hearts are receptive will move towards Christ while those who prefer living in darkness will walk away. Do not go after those who walk away. Leave that to the Holy Spirit to move their hearts towards Jesus. If they will not listen to the Holy Spirit, they sure will not listen to you.

Prayer: Please Jehovah GELAH RAZ ( the God of the Revealer of Mysteries Colossians 1:26 ) bless me to live a life that emulates Your beloved son Jesus Christ so that when others see this mysterious manner of living they will be drawn towards me and I can be blessed with sharing the simple truth of the blessing of being a loved child of Yours, which is a mystery to the dark world. I humbly beseech Thee in the name of the Light of love in this dark world, Jesus Christ. Amen

The gift of love, the gift of joy, the gift of peace, these are the greatest gifts that can be given. They are given in abundance to all those in Christs family by our Heavenly loving  Father to be shared with others. May you be blessed with plentiful opportunities to share these with those around you today. Joseph a son of Jehovah

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May I Always Be

Thank you Jehovah Bore (Isaiah 40:28 The LORD Creator ) for the amazing ways in which You have taken this dirty lump of clay and have transformed me into a Divine work of priceless art.

May I always be profitable to Your kingdom all the day of my life which You have numbered for me to walk this journey on this world.

May I always follow the Highway to Heaven You have chosen for me to travel home.

May I always follow Your bright guiding light no matter how deep the darkness is which surrounds me.

Thank you that I am so more precious in Your eyes than You could ever be in mine no matter how deeply I am in love with You.

I give thanks to You my precious Love in the name of my loving Savior whose blood made this Divine relationship possible, Jesus Christ. Amen

Wishing you a house full of sunshine, hearts full of cheer and love that grows deeper each day of the year. Welsh blessing

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Keeping Our Eyes On

 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith Hebrews 12:2 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation

I have travelled a lot and taken only two routes.

The first one was to wing it. Let’s just go and see where the road will take us. Although it was adventurous, it was also very dangerous at times and there were many times I had to back track.

On the other hand, when I followed a map the journey was a lot less stressful and unnecessarily complicated.

Once we become Christians we depend upon Jesus to lead us where our Heavenly King desires His free will servant to go. During the journey He initiates circumstances which will strengthen our faith, trust, in Him. This causes us to trust Him more, respect Him more, appreciate Him more and most importantly, to love Him more.

How can you see where you are going? With keeping your eyes on the map and Jesus is the map? Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jesus Roi (Psalms 23:1 The LORD My Shepherd ) for constantly guiding this gullible sheep that could easily be led astray if left on my own. Thank you for blessing me with fine tuning me to be ever more mature every day. I praise You in Your wise name. Amen

May love be in your life, may hope be in your heart and may peace be in your every day walk with Christ. Joseph a son of Jehovah T

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You Are a Chosen One.

 I chose you. John 15:19 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation

The next time you are feeling down just remember, you are a chosen one.

You did not come to Jesus, He came to you.

He did not come for you to sit on your hands and wait for Him but rather for you to serving the Supreme King. He has a specific job just for you. You were created to serve the most loving, special King of Kings.

Now how are we to know how to serve Jesus?

Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:6 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation

Your will be done, not mine is the Christian motto. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Melech Olam (Psalms 10:16 The LORD King Forever ) for coming a knocking at the door of my heart and choosing to have me as one of Your loyal free will servants. It is the greatest honour that can be bestowed upon anyone. Thank you that through this relationship You have blessed with with nurturing a ever closer loving relationship with each other very day.  I praise You in Your majestic name. Amen       

May you be blessed with many opportunities to serve our Heavenly King today.  Joseph a son of Jehovah                                                 

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I Love to Share My

So I have reason to be enthusiastic about all Christ Jesus has done through me in my service to God. Yet I dare not boast about anything except what Christ has done through me Romans 15:17-18 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation

I love to share my experiences of what the Holy Spirit has done for me and what He has done through me .

I love to share marvelous stories of how He conquered bad dispositions in me and how He freed me from destructive lifestyles that were too strong for me to conquer and were only conquered when they were laid at the feet of Jesus. Some happened instantly while others I had to wait for deliverance from, sometimes years.

I love to share my walk with Christ and how He led me to places I would rather not go and do things for Him that I thought were impossible. They were accomplished through team work with the Holy Spirit.

If I brag about anything, I brag about what the Holy Spirit has done for me and what He has done through me Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Holy Spirit Shammah ( The Lord is Present Hebrews 13:5 ) for blessing me with all You have done in my life and through my life.Please bless me with bountiful opportunities to share these experiences with others.                                                            Please bless me with the courage and grace to do so as to make Jehovah, Jesus and You appealing to those who hunger for love and purpose in their live. I give thanks for these blessings and humbly request these blessings in the name of the greatest blessing to mankind, Jesus Christ. Amen.

May Christ bless you with love, joy and peace today and every day. Joseph a son of Jehovah

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