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Sharing my thoughts,

And praying that you have a

Blessed Day!





Happy Birthday

Jesus!





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I went to see the movie

"Let there be Light."

I recommend this movie to you.







When trouble comes. . .

Keep Calm

and

Read Psalms






September 20, 2017


Is your greatest joy

– Jesus –

or is it things of this world?


September 12, 2017


Thought to Consider:

Praise God for something you have never

praised him for before.


Today I challenged myself to do that.  Today I thanked God for inventing smiles!

What would the world be without smiles?


September 9, 2017


Give the devil an inch and he will become a ruler.

Unknown author


July 1, 2017

God is AMAZING!

He wants to teach

You

to be

AMAZING!

June 30, 2017


 I looked out my window this morning

and saw

a wild bunny, a squirrel, and a bird

all sitting together on the lawn.


What a beautiful picture of God's handiwork!

June 29, 2017


I will be transformed by God

or

conformed to the world.





March 15, 2017


God is trying

to touch your heart

today.


Will you let him?




Below is - A Song that says:


God,

I'm Amazed

at how

You LOVE Me!






February 6, 2017


Dear Lord,

I want my light to shine in a beautiful way.

This year I will continually:

Look in the Bible

Find the Truth

Move Toward It.

Amen


January 17, 2017



Incredible - Magnificent - AMAZING

THAT

is

MY GOD!




His Love


His love is higher than the highest of mountains.

His love is deeper than the deepest of seas.

His love, it stretches to the farthest horizon.

His love... it reaches to me.






Next...

A

Beautifully worded message from God:


Follow God's example

in everything you do

just as a much loved child

imitates his father.


Ephesians 5:1 TLB




Autumn Thoughts

What Words are you Speaking today?


Are they words of POWER?

Or

Are they words of Defeat?

~

The Bible says:

David encouraged himself in the Lord.

1 Samuel 30:6b


Let's take David's wise advice!

~

I urge you to say this with me:

"I will encourage myself in the Lord!"


The above is taken from our new page

Psalm 54





October 5, 2016


The following prayer

is from our new page:

Psalm 131 Prayer and Insights


Dear Lord,

I need to submit to your will.

I need to lay down, and walk away, from the things in my life that do not line up with your biblical truth.

I need to conquer myself.

I need to use wisdom when making godly decisions.

I need to use self-control in order to follow you closely.

Help me, Lord.

I am determined to learn to yield to your will.

In Jesus' name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2016 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com



T

When Trouble comes:


We now have plenty of time for God.

~

We now have time to pray to him
and
read his word.

~

We now let nothing
distract us or entice us away from God.

~

We realize how desperate we are for God to save us.

~

We begin to see
Who or What
has quietly removed
God from the throne of our heart
and is  currently
quietly reigning in our life.

~ ~ ~

When trouble comes, we either
do the above
and grow closer to God

or

we turn our back on him and walk away.





August 1, 2016


Lord,

Pour your love

over my thoughts

that they may be beautiful.

Amen




July 22, 2016


Lord,

Lead me to your purposes and plans.

Help me to embrace them.

Help me to enjoy them.

May my heart beat in unison with you.

You are my rock and my fortress.

In you I will trust.

Amen

Copyright © 2016 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


Thought for July


The most expensive thing in the world

is trust.

It can take years to earn

and just a matter of seconds to lose.

Unknown author


~ ~ ~ ~ ~


I heard a quote once that said:


Everyone wants to serve God,

but most only in an advisory capacity.


Unknown author





June 18, 2016


Part 2 of the topic:

Have a Problem?

-

In 2 Chronicles chapter 20,
God's people were facing an impending battle.


The Lord guided them to send out the singers

  to give praise to God

BEFORE the battle.

~

Perhaps we need to do some singing and praising

before we tackle difficult situations!


(See our new Praise page.)

 

Praise can eliminate our problems or reduce the severity of our problems.

And wholehearted praise will certainly elevate our emotions!


20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the Lord your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the Lord, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the Lord; for his mercy endureth for ever.

22 And when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.

23 For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy them: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy another.


June 15, 2016


Have a Problem?

Sometimes you just need a manual.

In 2016, I suggest we need an

e-manual.

~ ~

We have e-books.

We have e-commerce.

But what we really need is an

Emmanuel!


Have you ever searched for a manual

to help you fix  a problem?

Even before looking for a manual, the first place

we should look is to

Emmanuel



Jesus is called "Emmanuel" which means "God with us."

The comments above are taken from our page:
Prayers of Joy


June 10, 2016


Power Declarations:


I will live in a way

that shows respect for God today.

-

I will live in a way

that shows respect for God's Word today.



June 4, 2016


God wants to lead me.

Will I choose to follow him today?


Consider our page:

Daily He leads me

Prayer Proclamations, Scripture, and Encouragement


 


June 1, 2016


                    An important thought for Parents:


Children are playing

Follow the Leader

even when we don't realize it.



May 28, 2016


Come Let Us Adore Him

My Zeal, My Fire, is for the Lord.

He is my Holy Master.

I kneel before the throne of Love,

To Listen, Honor, and Adore Him.

Copyright © 1991 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com



April 23, 2016


Tenderness

We are called to be salt and light,

not to find fault and fight.

Copyright © 2001 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


April 14, 2016

A Robe of Beauty

Kindness is a gentle flowing robe one wears.
Many people look out their window panes,
Searching for a glimpse of that robe,
Straining for a glimpse of that robe.

Many people look out their window pains,
Squinting to see and experience its beauty.


Copyright © 1999 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


March 20, 2016

Lord, I want to please you.
Today I pray Psalm 141:3 KJV

"Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth;
keep the door of my lips." 



March 15, 2016

Amazing Grace -

Have you noticed that lots of Christians

are not amazed by God's grace any longer?


Lord,
Today I'm going to think about
how amazing you are!


Please consider visiting our new page:

Inspirational Movie Scenes


February 23, 2016

 

Dear Lord,

You are the Creator of Wonders and Spectacular Joys.

Thank you that you have given me what it takes to bless people this day.

I will begin with a warm smile and a kind word.

Amen

Copyright © 2016 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


February 1, 2016


To walk in the light,

I must continually choose the light.

- -

Lord,

I will choose the light this day.


January 20, 2016


God has created a beautiful sky.

The heavens declare the glory of God.

Psalm 19:1


Right now we have an usual alignment of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter in the sky.

It hasn't happened since 2005.


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/20/science/space/five-planets-align-mars-jupiter-mercury-saturn-venus.html?_r=0

http://news.yahoo.com/5-planets-align-first-time-144600408.html


New Year Prayer for

God's Divine Purpose in your Life


Dear Lord,

You have a plan and purpose for each day of 2016.

I ask for your guidance and your direction.

I ask for motivational zeal to accomplish your goals.

I ask for compassion to help me move through my days with an ever increasing love for others.

In love and devotion I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


The above prayer is taken from our page:

New Year Prayer 2016





A Christmas Poem

by Beth McLendon

-

Praise Him, Praise Him,

Praise Him in the Highest,

Praise Him in the Highest,

Place in your heart!


Glory to God in the Highest

Place in your Heart!

-

Lord,
Help me to remember
each day
to make sure you are seated in the
highest place in my heart.

Amen




October 1, 2015


Author of Wonders and Spectacular Joys,

You amaze me.

You’re the wonder of my night.

You’re the dazzle of my day.

You’re the strength of my heart.

You’re the one and only way.

 

You’re wonder of my night.

You’re the dazzle of my day.

You're the anchor in my storm.

You bring calmness as I pray.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com



September15, 2015

He leadeth me beside the still waters.
Psalm 23:2b

 

Many people want to find the still waters of life,

but they do not want to follow the path

God is attempting to guide them toward.

 

 "Oh, that you had heeded My commandments!
Then your peace would have been like a river,
And your righteousness like the waves of the sea."

Isaiah 48:18 NKJV

To read more about this topic: Psalm 23


September 1, 2015


My God, My Lord, My King,

You sit on the throne of my heart.

You are my salvation and my delight.

I am honored to sing your praise.

I am honored to read your Word.

I am honored to pray to you.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-prayers.com


August 22, 2015


A Rose Bud represents Salvation.

An Open Rose represents a full relationship with God.

We see the layers of beauty and the fullness of the bloom in an open rose.


August 10, 2015


Dear Lord,

Thank you for saving me!

My heart is Yours,

Amen


July 17, 2015

Lord of Heaven and earth,

Marvelous is your creation.

Miraculous are your deeds.

Magnificent are your names.

Meaningful, mighty, and moving are your words.

And

Matchless is your position in my heart.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com

This prayer is featured on our new page: Psalm 104


If you would like to explore

more about God's names click:

Psalm 18 and the names of God



July 14, 2015


To walk in the light,

you must continually choose the light.


July 11, 2015


Almighty, Infinite Creator,

Lord of my Heart,

When I ponder you,

you leave me astonished!

Lord, I will spend more time pondering you!

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com





Let's pick up the Shield of Faith.



Let's choose to pick up our shield of faith and resist the devil!


Please see our "Full Armor of God" prayers.





Let's show tenderness toward those we love.


There is no charm
equal to tenderness of the heart.

Jane Austen



July 5, 2015

No matter how far away you are

OR

how close you are

to God..... 

I urge you to take a step closer to God this very day.


June 14, 2015 

Even during the times when God is silent,
his loving arms are always open to you.


We invite you to our Comfort from God page.



June 6, 2015 

Important Reflection


I will not fear facing sin in my life.

I will not fear facing -  any kind of sin - in my life.

Why?

Because it is -  in love - that God convicts me.

And when I repent, he forgives me, and guides me toward right living.

What DO I fear?

I will fear the consequences of what sin wants to do in my life.

And I will fear what it wants  my sin  to do in the life of my loved ones.

"Sin is crouching at the door, eager to control you.
But you must subdue it and be its master."

Genesis 4:7 b NLT


If we follow sin, we will eat sin's bitter fruits.


Let's Read God's Word.
His Word makes us uncomfortable with sin.
And it strengthens us so that we will make right choices.

Let's Pray.
Prayer creates miraculous changes in our life.


The next entry is about prayer.


May 30, 2015 

God says to you and me,

"I miss my time with you."



May 28, 2015 

God thinks we are so important that

he will meet with us at our convenience.




Larry Wade is a Christian friend of mine
who helped me get started on my writing career.


May 21, 2015 


What would you do?

About 20 years ago I became concerned about my health, and made an appointment with the doctor several days in the future. I knew that what was going on could be life-threatening.

Within moments of realizing that this was extremely serious, I began to think, “What if I only have a few weeks to live? What would I do differently if I knew I’d meet the Lord soon?”  

God had been talking to me a lot about spiritual growth. So I decided that no matter what the doctor would say, I should take this as a turning point in my life. I knew this situation was giving me the opportunity to really think about facing death – which results in facing God -  face to face.

So I began to pray and ask myself,

“What would I do differently

if I knew I’d meet the Lord in a few days?”  

It really blessed my life to seriously think about that question.

That question clears up lots of things in our life.

That question will clarify and re-direct our life in a wonderful way.

I asked the Lord to show me how to walk arm in arm with him so I would be ready at any time to meet him.  At the time, I was saved and loved God very much. Yet I still wisely used this experience to motivate me to come closer to God and become more obedient.  

The story ended nicely. When the doctor first saw me, he was alarmed. But after tests, he said that I was going to be fine. Soon I was better than ever  - both physically and spiritually.

That experience changed my life – for the better.

Yesterday, I was reminded of that experience when I was thinking about Pentecost coming up in a few days.

The Jewish Feast of Pentecost is coming in a few days. You may remember that Pentecost was the birth of the Church. It was on that day that Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to the believers and fire appeared over their heads. Then they began to talk in languages that they had never learned. (The book of Acts chapter 2.)

You may not realize that the day of Pentecost (Sivan 6 on the Jewish calendar) was also the day that God came to personally speak to Moses and the people of Israel.  Three days before Sivan 6 of that year, God told Moses that he wanted all the people to prepare themselves for having a visit with him. God said that for three days (Sivan 3-6) the people should prepare themselves and wash their clothes. That is Exodus 19:9-10.

We have three days before Sivan 6 which is the Jewish feast of Pentecost – and the birth of the church.  God nudged me to prepare myself in those three days – to make sure I am ready to meet him at any moment.  I knew he meant this in the same way that he talked to me all those years ago when I thought I may be close to death. That was a beautiful time – and this will be a beautiful time.

I decided that it would be a blessing to me to treat the days leading up to Pentecost as a time of purifying and drawing ever closer to God. 

I am making this a precious time of realizing that I could meet God at any time so I need to think about:

“What would I do differently

if I knew I would meet the Lord in three days?”

That question is a blessed question. That question clears up lots of things in our life. That question simplifies our life and re-directs our life.

You might like to read my devotional article about what Pentecost represents: Click Pentecost


This article will be here for a few days and then it will probably be moved to another page.



May 21, 2015 - Another entry today


In the Midst

I find myself “in the midst” a lot – in the midst of difficulty, in the midst of confusion, in the midst of trouble, in the midst of -----

Today I was cleaning the kitchen, and I noticed I was singing.

I was singing a song I had never heard. Actually it was more like a little chorus. I kept singing these words over and over, “I will praise you in the midst. I will praise you in the midst. I will praise you, Lord, in the midst.”

It has been months since I thought about the words “in the midst.”

As I drew my attention to what was happening, I realized that the Holy Spirit was giving me a song to remind me to praise him EVEN when I am in the midst.

The Holy Spirit was leading me today.

Perhaps this little devotion will be – not only for me – but for you as well.


May 4, 2015

Prayer for family and friends who are not right with God


Dear God,

I ask that you would bless _____, _____, and _____ with the knowledge that they need in order to get right with you.

I ask that you would bless them with the urgency they need in order to get right with you.

And then, I ask that you would bless them with the steadfastness they need in order to stay right with you.

In Jesus' name I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational - Prayers.com



May 1, 2015

God gave us the ability to use words
to do great things like
inspire others, encourage others, and refresh others. 

- - 

Let's reach out each day and bless people with our words!


April 26, 2015

We must learn the Word in order to live the Word.


April 21, 2015

A prayer for those who visit this page today:

Dear God,
May each one's day include 
a new depth of joy
and closeness
with you.
Amen


April 7, 2015


God wants us 

uncomfortable with sin.

- -


Reading God's Word
will make us uncomfortable with sin.


Do you want to be uncomfortable with sin?



April 2, 2015

Simple Wisdom

Believe God.

Surrender to  God.

Respect God.

Follow God.


March 24, 2015


Dear Lord,

I want to be the Johnny Appleseed of Gospel Seeds.

Show me how to do that in my daily life.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational - Prayers.com


Note that we have a page about Johnny Appleseed

which includes the Johnny Appleseed Prayer for Children.



March 21, 2015


Dear Lord,

Today I lift up to you my loved ones who are not right with you.

I ask that you would reveal yourself to each one again this day, and send them a sense of urgency that they need to get right with you.

Give them understanding of how to find their way into your arms.

Thank you for giving each one another opportunity to choose you, Lord.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational - Prayers.com


March 16, 2015


Heavenly Father,

I ask you to teach me how to more fully receive and enjoy your amazing, awesome, all-encompassing love for me.

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational - Prayers.com



March 2, 2015

Dear Lord,

You are the awesome Ruler of the Universe.

You are the Merciful and Mighty One.

You deserve our total devotion and praise.

Keep us on fire for you.

Keep your light burning brightly inside of us.

Draw us ever closer to you and your will for us.

In Jesus’ name we pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


January 19, 2015

A Message
that is designed to bless all of us.




January 4, 2015

New Year Prayer for my loved ones


Dear Lord,

As this New Year begins, I am reminded that many of my loved
ones need to develop a strong relationship with you.

My heart longs for my loved ones to love you.

They do not realize how much they need you.

This year may each one behold how truly wonderful and
worthy of devotion
you really are.

In the powerful name of Jesus, I pray,

Amen

Copyright © 2015 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com



January 1, 2015


Happy New Year to Everyone!


This year I am giving the New Year a word for 2015:

Courage

This year I am praying that we as Christians will stir up courage and determination to grow strong in the Lord.

It is time for Christians to make more of a difference in our families and in our world.

As we grow spiritually stronger, our friends and family will see the difference, and we can make a greater impact for the Lord.

I am reminded that God called me to be a godly leader not an ungodly follower of the world. So I am going to look at my life and see where I need to be a stronger Christian. And I am going to stir up courage and determination to make it happen. What about you?

During the month of December

I had a Christmas Blog.


November 17, 2014

A Thanksgiving Idea

And if you have children or grandchildren - it will also bless them!

 For this holiday season, every morning read Psalm 92:1-2a

and then at night read Psalm 92:1-2

completing the second verse.

See example below:

Morning:

It is good to say, "Thank you" to the Lord, to sing praises
to the God who is above all gods.
Every morning tell him, "Thank you for your kindness."

Psalm 92:1-2a TLB

Evening:

It is good to say, "Thank you" to the Lord, to sing praises
to the God who is above all gods.
Every morning tell him, "Thank you for your kindness"
and every evening rejoice in all his faithfulness.

Psalm 92:1-2 TLB


November 11, 2014

Jesus gave us a prayer pattern when he gave us the Lord’s Prayer. Many of us pray it “word for word” remembering that Jesus said this prayer was a great model prayer. However, some people also use it as a pattern, and they pray that pattern with their own personalized words.

A few years ago I realized that Psalm 100 has a prayer pattern in it. I wrote about that pattern on a page called Thanksgiving Bible Study.

This morning I was given another prayer pattern.

This morning as soon as I woke up, I began talking to God. During our conversation, I was excitedly talking about two miracles he had done for me in the past couple of days. I said, “God, thank you for such and such, and thank you for such and such.”

I heard in my head, “For His mercy endureth forever.”

I knew immediately what God was trying to tell me. A few days ago, I posted a page on Psalm 136. In every verse of Psalm 136, there is a thought and then there are the words “For His mercy endureth forever.”

I had not consciously realized that this was a prayer pattern that God was giving to us to use in our personal prayers – until today!

Now with my new understanding, I began to thank God for one thing after another - and after each thing, I said, “For His mercy endureth forever.” I thanked him for things he had done recently, and I thanked him for things he had done in my past. I thanked him for family and friends. I thanked and thanked.

I learned a long time ago, that if I wanted to stay close to God, I needed to add lots of thankfulness into my relationship with God. And today I was stirred up with thankfulness.

Examples of the pattern:

  • “Lord, thank you for such and such, for your mercy endureth forever.”
  • “God, you have blessed me with such and such, for your mercy endureth forever.”
  • “God has given me such and such, for his mercy endureth forever.”
  • “My loving God has healed me of such and such, for his mercy endureth forever.”

Before I end this entry, I am leaving an invitation for you to visit the Psalm 136 page. On that page, I explain that the word “mercy” holds a lot of meaning. Click: Psalm 136


November 9, 2014


Morning Motivational Prayer


Lord of my heart,

I value you, and I value your Word.

Your Word tells me to love and bless other people. Your will is for me to view everyone in my life as valuable. You want me to honor people and treat them with respect every day.

I receive my mission to love people this day. I receive my mission to be helpful toward their needs, compassionate toward their hurts, encouraging toward their trials, enthusiastic toward their victories, warm toward their presence, and forgiving toward their mistakes and sins.

Change my heart, Lord. Teach me to be more like you.

I will yield to you this day.

Amen

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


November 2, 2014


People want to be celebrated

not tolerated.


October 27, 2014


What does it mean to "follow" Jesus?


Matthew, Mark, and Luke give the following quote:


Then Jesus said to His disciples,

"If anyone wishes to come after Me,

he must deny himself and

take up his cross and follow Me."


Matthew 16:24-25
Mark 8:34
Luke 9:23


So, what does it mean to "follow" Jesus?


Think of spiritually being "duct-taped" to Jesus.


If I duct-taped you to a person,

you would go everywhere that person went.

You would never wander off.

 

We need to be spiritually duct-taped to Jesus.


If a person is duct-taped to Jesus,

he or she wouldn't take illegal drugs

or have sex before marriage,

or ______________.



Jesus told us to "follow" Him -

so

Let's get out the duct tape!


This entry is also given on

our new Psalm 23 page.


October 14, 2014


Matthew Fontaine Maury became famous because

he read his Bible and believed it.

-


Matthew Fontaine Maury

was the Father of Oceanography


Matthew Fontaine Maury took the Bible literally.

As he was reading his Bible, he read Psalm 8:8.

Be sure and read it in the King James Version.

Maury had faith in God and in the Bible. He took the Bible seriously. He took the Bible so seriously that he spent countless hours seeking to find the "paths" in the oceans. This led to his mapping of the currents in 1855.


Maury became famous

and helped all mankind

because he believed the Bible.


Also read Isaiah 43:16.

This entry is taken from our new page: Family Devotions.


October 8, 2014

My Morning Prayer today

Lord of all Creation,

You are worthy.

You are worthy of my time. You are worthy of my attention. You are worthy of my devotion.

I will live my life for you.

Amen

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


October 6, 2014

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego 

walked out of the fiery furnace, and they

didn't even smell like smoke.

In the third chapter of Daniel, we find ourselves in Babylon. King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden statue that he wanted everyone to worship. Anyone who didn't worship the image would be thrown into a burning furnace.

In verse 12, we find out that three Jewish men - Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego - refused to bow to the image or to any of the foreign gods.  King Nebuchadnezzar had them thrown into the furnace and had the furnace turned up hotter than usual. Yet a miracle occurred, and they were not burned. And a fourth person was seen in the flames! The Lord saved them from the fire.

When King Nebuchadnezzar saw that the three men were not burned, he took them out of the furnace.

At this point, as if the story was not magnificent enough, we find in verse 27, the amazing fact that the three men had none of their hair singed (scorched), nor their garments touched by the fire, and even the smell of smoke was not on them.

The three men walked out of the trial without any reminders of the difficulties that could have been a part of this earthly trial.

Application

There are many applications that a person could get from this story. The one I want to highlight is taken from the fact that: there was no sign that they had been in a fire, including the fact that they didn't even smell like smoke.

God wants us to be able to go through trials and troubles and when He takes us out of them, we are not left with any smoke on us. We are not left with bitterness, anger, resentment, vengeful thoughts, unhealed emotions, etc.

God wants us to be able to testify to God's grace through the trial without also smelling like smoke. People can easily smell our bitterness, anger, resentment, etc.

When God rescues us from a trial, He wants us to exit the trial free of any negative things that have tried to attach to us.  To God, handling the trial is not just getting through it. He wants us to get through it with our character deepened and our heart more gentle and tender than when we entered the trial.

He wants us to be free of negative emotions toward other people and toward him. He wants us to walk in the freedom of forgiveness, and in the fruit of the spirit - Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

That is going to take some work on our part. For one thing, most of us will have to learn HOW to pray for our enemies and how to forgive them. I have written a page called Praying for our Enemies  which addresses this concept. It will help you to work on your emotions while going through a trial and coming out of a trial. I also have several pages on how to forgive.   You might want to start with a week-long devotional on forgiving. See the Bible Devotion page  for all of the forgiving pages.

This highlighted Bible story is uplifting, and
I encourage you to read it today.


September 27, 2014

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord
and in the power of His might.
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Ephesians 6:10-11 NKJV


Napoleon I
An encyclopedia speaks about Napoleon I in this way:

“He developed a principle of war that formed the basis of his future campaigns. He learned to seek a weak point in the enemy’s line and throw all his strength against it at the decisive hour of battle. With that point broken or weakened, the enemy collapsed.”

That sounds like the battle plans of

the satanic forces that come against us. 

God tells us in Ephesians chapter 6 that we need his armor in order to be victorious over the enemy forces that come against us. The pieces of armor are given in verses 13-17.


Lord of all Power and Might,

Today we come to you to ask you to bring us wisdom for our mind, determination for our will, and uplift for our emotions.

We proclaim that we will put on your mighty armor today.

We declare that we will be strong against the enemy forces that come to attack  -  or distract -  us today.

Amen

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


Consider visiting our Full Armor of God Proclamations page
and note that we have a lot of Spiritual Warfare pages
listed on the
Bible Devotions page.


September 26, 2014

Have you been wondering the following questions:

"What is going on in this world?

Why is sin getting so accepted?"

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The Progression of Rebellion against God:


First we  - Practice our Sin

Then we  - Defend our Sin

Then we -  Boast about our Sin.


author unknown


That is the progression of Rebellion against God.


Many of us in the U.S.A. wonder what is going on

in our country.


The Answer:

It is the Progression of Rebellion against God

that explains what is going on in our country.


There has always been sin in our country.
But years ago almost everyone in our country respected God
too much to defend their sin or boast about their sin.


When I was young, people practiced their sin, but they did not defend their sin nor did they boast about their sin.

The Downward Spiral

The first step I saw was that people began to defend their sin. They defended their sin, but they did not boast about their sin. At this point, whenever people sinned, they were still embarrassed about it, but they found ways to defend what they were doing.

We can always "prove" we are right

but is the Lord convinced.

Proverbs 16:2 TLB

I remember thinking years ago, "The national pastime is not baseball, it is rationalizing sin."

Today I look at my country and see that people are now
not just practicing their sin (without true godly repentance), and they are not just defending their sin,
they are boasting of their sin.

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The U.S. is at the third stage of rebellion - Boasting of sin.

Boasting about sin indicates a hard heart toward God.

Today people do not just want you to accept their sin, they want you to endorse their sin.

They want to control what you say AND how you think.

The sins of my country are many. In fact the Bible says that we all sin and fall short of the glory of God. I sin and fall short. But I have had as a goal in my life, that when I sin, I will not defend it nor boast about it. Sometimes I feel embarrassed when I sin and fall short, but I have decided to put as part of my character that I WILL face my sins. I will not ignore them or pretend God doesn't care. I care more about my relationship with God than I care about covering my sins.


September 15, 2014

"I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes."

Psalm 101:3a KJV


Today I'm reminding us to examine ourselves in this area.

(Psalm 139:23-24 and 2 Corinthians 13:5-7)

Are we pleasing God by what we view?

Hollywood is becoming full of Satanic - occult images, music, and activities.

Sexual pictures and videos are easily found in our entertainment.

Movies and television shows that portray ungodly themes including ungodly sexuality are becoming more prevalent.

And it seems that Christians are becoming less careful about what we view.

"Whatever things are true, whatever things are noble,
whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy -
meditate on these things."

Philippians 3:8 NKJV


1 John 2:15 reminds us that Christians are not to love the world or the things in the world.

Ephesians 5:3 TLB reminds us, "Let there be no sex sin, impurity or greed among you. Let no one be able to accuse you of any such things. Dirty stories, foul talk and coarse jokes - these are not for you."

Matthew 16:24 reminds us that Jesus told us to pick up our cross and deny ourselves.

Most of our churches have forgotten to teach our children that one of the reasons Jesus came was to encourage us and teach us how to become more holy. Jesus frequently taught on holiness.

Jesus didn't just teach on popular Christian themes. In John 6:66, almost all the crowd left him because they didn't like what he was teaching.

Would you pray with me?

Dear God,

Give me a wake-up call today about the things that I have been viewing and listening to that are not godly.

Remind me that I cannot follow the world and follow you also.

Remind me that you want me to become more and more like Jesus.

Amen


September 6, 2014

Knowing a little Hebrew increases our understanding.

There are three ways in Hebrew to say that someone is THE BEST.

If you want to say that someone is the best carpenter, you could say it three ways:

  1. He is a carpenter of carpenters.
  2. He is The Carpenter.
  3. He is a Great, Great, Great carpenter.

In the first instance, you use the word "of."

For example, we say Jesus is:

The King of Kings - That means he is the highest King.

The second instance, you use the word "the."

Jesus is The Savior - That means Jesus is the highest Savior.

The third instance, you say a word three times:

The Lord is Holy, Holy, Holy - That means the Lord is the most holy.

Example # 1 See Deuteronomy 10:17


August 17, 2014


The thoughts below are from a letter to the editor
found in a newspaper in Georgia many years ago.
I cut the letter out and kept it,
because I thought it made some important points.

I hope you consider this a worthwhile and helpful blog entry
for yourself -
if you struggle with the concept of a loving God allowing evil
or perhaps for someone that you know - 
who is struggling with his or her concept of a loving God.


Fiend or Friend

Editor: I get it. Either God prevents all atrocity or he is a fiend.

But since he doesn’t cause these cruelties, he’s at least a benign fiend, right?

His actual fiendishness, then, is that he gave us free will, so that we are capable of bad acts.

And the flip side is that we’re also capable of good acts. So he lets us grow if we choose, but fiendishly fails to provide constant intervention to make everything perfect, which would relegate us to the status of robot angels. Which, to some, would seem really fiendish.

I guess one man’s fiend is another man’s friend.

Robert Meyer, Alpharetta, Georgia



July 14, 2014

The Power of Prayer


Dear Lord,

Thank you for the power of prayer.

Thank you that my prayers lasso the power of God.

My prayers are energized by the very Holy Spirit that produced this world.

Grant me a new, fresh season of prayer in my life.

May my prayers be spoken containers that hold the essence of your heart.

Amen

Copyright © 2004 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


 July 12, 2014

 

Bless the Lord, O my soul.

Psalm 103:1a KJV

 

In Psalm 103, we are taught to say, "Bless the Lord, O my soul."

My soul is my mind, my will, and my emotions.

To bless the Lord with my mind, I must think about God, read the Bible, and pray to God.

To bless the Lord with my will, I must be obedient to God.

To bless the Lord with my emotions, I must work on self-control. I need to stir up godly emotions and take control over ungodly emotions.  I need to be aware that many things can powerfully pull at my emotions.

The people I choose to be around,
The circumstances that I allow in my life, and
The entertainment that I choose
will greatly affect
My emotions,
and
My mind, and My will.


July 7, 2014


An Inspirational Video
with a Prayer below.




Dear Lord,

I pray your blessings on my family and friends.

I ask that you give them wisdom.

Help them to know the right thing.

Strengthen them to do the right thing.

And Lord, I ask that you would give me those same blessings.

Amen

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


July 3, 2014

Unshakable faith
comes from having your faith shaken.

Unknown author


James 1:2-4



June 26, 2014


We can always "prove" that we are right,

but is the Lord convinced?

Proverbs 16:2 TLB


I memorized that scripture many years ago, and many times remembering it has kept me from wrong paths.

Many times as I am talking with the Lord, I realize that I am trying to convince God to see things my way. I'm trying to prove that I'm right. It is at that moment that I realize that my thoughts and my actions need to change to be pleasing to God.

It is supposed to be about God convincing me, not me convincing God.


June 20, 2014


I will meditate on the glorious splendor of
Your majesty, And on Your wondrous works.

Psalm 145:5 NKJV


Lord of all Creation,

You are the author of all that is beautiful.

Delicate butterflies dancing among fragrant flowers - you made them.

Strong oak trees towering over blades of gentle green grass - you made them.

You watchfully reign over all your creation.

Your creativity astounds me.

Your variety delights me.

As I meditate on the beauty and the wonder of creation, I am refreshed.

As I meditate on the vastness and splendor of the universe, I am humbled.

You are above all and over all.

Keep me ever close to your heart, for I have chosen you as my first love.

Amen

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


From our newest page: Prayer for Adoration


June 13, 2014


Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised.

Psalm 48:1 a KJV


The Creator of the moon, the stars, the earth,
and all that is within the universe
is our God.

~

Today we are experiencing a

Honey Moon.

The moon is a honey color.

This is rare.

It is my understanding that this will not occur again

until 2049.


June 6, 2014


Some people say that

God is in Control and Nothing you do matters.

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I encourage you to keep that in mind and

review it after reading the following:


I heard someone say recently during a Bible teaching:

"In our company we were having a lot of accidents. So we wrote and posted some safety rules. Since then, the accident rate has gone down. Some people say that God is in control and nothing we do matters.  But I say that it is interesting that after we posted the
safety rules, God's will was that less people get hurt."


June 4, 2014

I woke up early this morning - a long time before the sun was out. I sat on my front porch praying for my loved ones. Today I urge you to pray with fervency for your loved ones. Time is short. We never know when our last day here will be.


Here are some samples that you might find helpful.


Lord, today I want to lift up specific loved ones that are not right with you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today your love will surround __________ and cause a longing in his/her heart to get right with you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would get revelations that would propel his/her life toward you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would see the need for you in his/her life.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would acknowledge his/her need for you.  Guide him/her into a solid relationship with you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would get on his/her knees and ask you to be Lord in his/her life.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would get revelations that would solidify his/her life in you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would come to the end of his/her wayward journey and begin to run back to you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________'s thoughts and feelings would compel him/her to get right with you. Help him/her to make an unshakable commitment to you.

Lord, I fervently pray that today ____________ would get revelations and ponder thoughts that would change his/her life and bring him/her into a right relationship with you.
                                                                Amen

May 30, 2014

Isaiah speaks of our Lord Jesus:

He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows,
and acquainted with grief.

Isaiah 53:3a KJV

I have been rejected many times.
I have had many sorrows, and I am acquainted with grief.

My guess is that you could say the same.

It is comforting to remember that we have a loving Savior
who understands our pain.

Even though I am a Christian and love the Lord very much,
sometimes I hurt and sometimes I cry.

~

I have several pages available to help others in times of difficulty.

I hope you will consider visiting our pages such as

Receiving Comfort from God

Prayer for Emotional Pain

Prayer for Despair

and

Prayer for a Broken Heart

Also, please consider e-mailing a page from our site to encourage
your friends and family in their times of difficulty, sorrow, or perhaps joy.

All our prayers are listed on the Prayers for all Occasions page.

A great page to consider for Christian friends
who need a lift is the page called:

Receiving Comfort from God

May 20, 2014


Take your candle and go light the world.


It is time.

It is time to go and share your faith with the world.

If you don't know how.

Ask God.


Matthew 28:18 - Our Assignment from God





May 4, 2014


"Hear, O hear, O Israel: The Lord our God is one."

Deuteronomy 6:4


Celebrating God who is three in one:

The Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit.


A Poem of Love


Who is the One Who is like no other?


I bow my head, express my needs, and call Him - Provider.

 

I open His Word, seek His guidance, and call Him - Teacher.

 

I encounter trouble, run to Him, and call Him - Protector.

 

I talk with Him, walk beside Him, and call Him - Friend.

 

I crawl into His lap, hug Him, and call Him - Daddy.

 

I fall down on my knees, worship Him, and call Him - Lord.


I raise my voice, sing His praises, and call Him - King of Kings.


Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


April 27, 2014


The Title of this Video:

Atheists are Irrational

-

Comedy mixed with wisdom.



Disclaimer

I do not know anything about the above comedian except this video.

Also the word "battle" is in the sense of prayer and voting - not violence.


April 21, 2014


"I bless the holy name of God with all my heart.
Yes, I will bless the Lord and
not forget the glorious things he does for me.
"

Psalm 103:1-2 TLB


Dear Lord,

You have done many glorious things for me. 

Thank you!

Today I will spend some quality time remembering the glorious things you have done for me.

Amen



April 5, 2014


A friend sent me this song this morning.

It blessed me.

I hope it blesses you.




April 4, 2014


This entry is a response to the new Noah movie.


Jesus said, "Take up your cross and follow me."


Did Jesus really mean that we would have to suffer sometimes for our faith?

Did he really mean we might have to stay home instead of going to a popular movie?

Matthew 16:24-25  NKJV

Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me."

Mark 8:34  NKJV

"And He [Jesus] summoned the crowd with His disciples and said to them, 'If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.'"

Luke 9:23  NKJV

"And He [Jesus] was saying to them all, "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily
and follow Me."

The cross represents a lifestyle. It is the willingness to follow Jesus in every way.

Many times each week we are tempted to entertain ourselves with things that mock the truth presented in the Bible.

~

The Bible tells us how to choose entertainment. It says:

"Whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy - meditate on these things.

The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you.

Philippians 4:8-9 NKJV


What would Jesus do?  

Would he go to a movie that mocks the Bible?


Jesus gave his all for us.

I submit that our response is to pick up our cross and follow him.


April 1, 2014


Today is April 1, 2014. Today is “April Fool’s Day.”

This morning, I’ve been thinking about the terrible, horrible “April Fool’s” joke that the devil plays on many people.

Let me explain:

The devil spreads many lies about hell. He makes hell appear to be a party place where you spend eternity having fun with all your friends. He creates images of being free from all laws and morals. He plants the idea that hell is where everyone is able to do whatever he or she wants.

The devil doesn’t really care what he has to say or do to get people to end up in hell.

Many people, who do not read and believe the Bible, believe the lies of the devil.

I sadly think about the countless people who have died and then discovered the horrible truth about where they are going to spend eternity. Many of those people were what we would call "good" people. But they never took seriously the words of the Bible.

There is only one way to heaven.

Some people get angry at God for only giving one way to get to heaven – which is through repenting of your sins and making Jesus your Savior and Lord of your life.

From my perspective, I’m just glad he made a way!

I am glad that God made a way for me to spend eternity with him in heaven.

I love God, and I have grown to love what he loves.

I look forward to going to heaven one day.

If you want to ponder more about this subject, I invite you to visit our page What is Heaven Really Like?

We also have a page to help you explain
this subject to your family and friends. It is called
Explaining Salvation to others.


March 20, 2014

Question:

What is Life all About?

Answer:

Amazing Grace




March 10, 2014


I'll live for Him,
Who died for me.


This morning, I found myself singing an old hymn that has a chorus that begins, "I'll live for Him, who died for me." 

The older I get, the more I realize and appreciate the tremendous suffering that Jesus did when he died for me.

The love of Jesus is astonishing.

It makes me desire more and more  to live for Jesus.

As time passes, I also gain a deeper understanding of the blessings that are mine through Christ Jesus. Of all my blessings, one of my most prized blessings is being a much-loved child of Father God.

One of my favorite scriptures is Ephesians 5:1. 


Follow God's example in everything you do just as
a much-loved child imitates his father.

Ephesians 5:1 TLB


The Bible tells me over and over that God loves me.

God calls me his beloved child. That makes me feel very blessed.

If you need to feel like God's beloved child today, this site has several prayer pages that emphasize this.

Consider listening to the audio prayer on both the Prayers for Women and the Prayers for Men page. Also, consider visiting the pages called Intimacy with God and Father's Love.


March 4, 2014

God’s desire is that we truly know him. 

He wants us to have a close relationship with him.


Today I am highlighting two verses from the book of Jeremiah:

The Lord says: Let not the wise man bask in his wisdom,
nor the mighty man in his might, nor the rich man in his riches.

Let them boast in this alone:
That they truly know me,
and understand that I am the Lord of justice and
of righteousness whose love is steadfast; and that
I love to be this way.

Jeremiah 9:23-24 TLB

I encourage you to consider reading that verse in other translations as you ponder the fact that God’s desire is for you to truly know him.



March 2, 2014

"You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever."

Psalm 16:11 NLT


After becoming a Christian, the next step is to develop a friendship with God. Yet, over the years, I have realized that most Christians know very little about "the joy of God's presence."

One of the main reasons this website exists is to share my closeness with God in hopes that it will help visitors to this site to have new ideas about how to come closer to God.

God wants us to experience the joy of his presence.

Psalm 16 talks about, "The pleasures of living with God forever." God wants us to think of it as a pleasure to live with him forever. God wants us to yearn for a closer walk with him. It is his plan that as we walk with him, he becomes our best friend.

All the prayers and Bible devotions on this site are presented because I think they help people to come closer to God and to find God's will for their life.

People tell me that some pages such as the Prayers for Women and Prayers for Men  are especially good at that. I will also add that my new book for women was specifically written to show women how to have a great relationship with God. Note that the book was also designed to build the reader's self-esteem as she reads the book. (God wants all his children to have a healthy self-concept.)

For myself and the team here at Inspirational-Prayers, we pray for our visitors and ask God to help us write things that will bless their life.

Thank you for visiting.


February 27, 2014


My prayer for today:

Walking beside you, Jesus,
Trying to obey,
Walking beside you, Jesus,
In the dark and in the day.

This time, I’m not asking,
To see a miracle,
Or to lay out all the things in life,
I’d like to see occur.

I just want to softly,
Come to you and say,
I will always love you,
In the dark and in the day.

Copyright © 2014 Beth McLendon of Inspirational-Prayers.com


February 15, 2014


Psalm 96 begins with enthusiastic words of
Praise to our Lord.

Will you join me in singing praise to the Lord today?

"Sing a new song to the Lord! Sing it everywhere around the world!
Sing out his praises! Bless his name."

Psalm 96:1-2 TLB

I encourage you to sing your favorite praise song to the Lord right now!
If you can't think of one at the moment, then I'm presenting
a suggestion below:



February 5, 2014


The Words we Speak are Powerful.


About 10 years ago, I was going through a difficult time. One morning as I was getting ready for work, I spoke to the Lord - out loud - and I said, "Lord, I feel the satanic enemy forces today."

Then I continued getting ready. In a few minutes, I was putting on my make-up, and I suddenly realized I was singing a song. 

The song was  I feel Jesus.

(I have posted the song below.)

Immediately I realized that God wanted me to be singing that song because through the singing, I was conquering the satanic feelings.

Our God is an Awesome God!

Previously I had learned that God uses his scriptures
to change our circumstances. So I already knew that the Holy Spirit sometimes helps us in times of trouble
by reminding us of the Bible verses that we know.

And from the experience I had that day, it was very apparent that
sometimes the Holy Spirit also helps us
by using the songs that we know. 

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Speaking out truth changes things.

~

God tells us in his Word to speak out his scriptures
and that his scriptures will change things.


In Joshua 1:8 NKJV it says, "This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous and then you will have good success."

The Hebrew word "meditate" in that verse means to: mutter, utter, talk, speak.

God wants us to speak out the scriptures.

In Proverbs 18:21 NKJV God tells us that, "Death and life are in the power of the tongue."

I feel Jesus.

While singing the song, I realized that speaking out faith and truth also changes things. As I was singing that song, I quit feeling the satanic forces, and I began to feel the presence of God.

The Words we Speak are Powerful.


Some of you might also like my Bible devotion called Power Words.


         Will you sing with me? I feel Jesus in this place!


January 31, 2014


God is still healing people!

I heard this story and wanted to share it!

Joel Haler, a 20-year-old college student and pastor's son, was paralyzed for 4 months.  All the doctors who saw him said they didn't know what to do for him.

But God does miracles.....

Joel was a Christian who had a mysterious sports injury and within hours became paralyzed. After 4 months, Joel had a dream that he thought was from God. It was about being healed, but the dream was mysterious.  Then a four-year-old child walked up to him at church and told him he would walk on a Thursday.

Joel is now going around the country giving his miracle testimony, and he gives all the glory to God!

Here is part of the online newspaper article about his miracle:

It was Thursday, January 23, which made perfect sense to Joel. He had dreamt of a calendar that only said "J 23." He didn't know what to make of it until "a little boy at church, four years old, came up to me and says, you will walk on a Thursday," Joel recalled.

So the 20-year-old college student, who could only walk with the aid of a robot on Tuesday, was walking on his own on Thursday.

"This is all God. I'm just being used," he told a friend at the Y.

Or being tested.

He says you can't have a testimony without a test. The rainbow that morning may mean he passed with flying colors.

Eric Haler is pastor of New Covenant Worship Center in New Castle. I asked him who would be preaching this Sunday - he says Joel will be.


Cut and paste the following in order to read the story:

http://www.wthr.com/story/24543339/2014/01/24/new-castle-man-walking-again-after-miracle

I also invite you to the Miracle Prayer page on this website.


January 27, 2014


This weekend I was looking at videos on Youtube about my favorite television program.

It is a show called Sue Thomas FB Eye. It is the story of a deaf FBI agent who reads lips. The show is based on a real person who became deaf as a young child.

The real Sue Thomas gave her heart to Jesus at a young age. 

It brings me joy that the television show honors Sue’s faith in God.

The show blends action, adventure, comedy, drama, and a thread of a love story. It has it all. It is a great show for adults and teenagers. I feature it on the Christian Entertainment page on this site.

It is my joy to share with you the theme song video about the television show, and then below that, I share a video featuring the real Sue Thomas.



January 23, 2014

Today I was meditating on Psalm 23 - a psalm of comfort and encouragement.

Verse 4 got my attention. "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."

Several thoughts came to me today.

This verse is quoted many times at a funeral. I began to realize that  the person who died is not the only one who walks through the valley of the shadow of death. As one who has dealt with many deaths of loved ones, I know that the people who love the deceased also walk through the valley of the shadow of death - the death of a loved one. They need the comfort and encouragement of their loving Lord. They need to learn how to receive help from their loving Lord.

I took note today that I could replace the word "death" with "sickness" or "depression" or "confusion" or "financial difficulty" or "joblessness" etc.

For example: "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of sickness, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."

No matter what we are going through - health issues, emotional issues, financial issues, relationship issues, job issues, etc. - God wants to help us become strong in him so that we do not fear, but instead, we trust him and learn how to glean from his overcoming power to walk through to victory.

I've posted some spiritual warfare pages on this site if you are interested.


January 20, 2014


Today I got up and worked on next week's "Daily Inspiration" page.

I was looking for some Youtube songs to go with the page, and somehow I began listening to Mark Lowry comedy on Youtube.

I didn't realize how much I needed some comedy today!

On one of the videos, Mark said something very profound.

Mark was talking about the crucifixion of Jesus. He said,

"Jesus said, 'I and the Father are one.' And they crucified him. And his mother never opened her mouth.
Do you realize that if I was being crucified in my hometown for claiming
to be God, my mother would be pitching a fit?
She'd say, 'He's crazy, but don't kill him. He's a liar, but don't kill him.
He's a lunatic, but don't kill him.'
But the silence of Mary at the cross is such a great testimony
to the fact of who Jesus is."

In answer to Mark's comments, I say:

Wow! How true that is!

Yes, if anybody knew that Jesus had a virgin birth, it was Mary.
In my opinion, Mark has given one of the best pieces of evidence we have that Jesus is really God in human flesh.

~

I am putting one of Mark's videos below.

So if you need some comedy - listen up!








Mark Lowry quoted by permission - The quote is an exact quote of Mark Lowry. I sent a request to his staff asking to quote him. Within a few minutes, I was answered. So I have permission to quote Mark Lowry.


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