January 2024 Thoughts


Daily Inspirational Thoughts

to bless your life.


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The week of January 22, 2024.


A Monday through Friday devotional

Posted by Beth McLendon


Last week: Third John

This week's topic:

Creating an Inspirational Life


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We present

Ideas

to help you create

an

Inspirational Life!

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Monday

Start this year

knowing your purpose! 

Starting at 4 minutes


Tuesday

Start this year

knowing your destiny!


God has a destiny for you

that is based on

Faith in God.

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Many people see their faith

as

A Faith that fits into their life,

instead of

A Faith that is the Center of their Life.


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When we accept

Jesus as our Savior and LORD,

God begins to work on us

 - using his Word - 

if

we

read his Word

with a teachable attitude.


We can yield to God and his Word

or

we can resist Him.

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Y i e l d

Yielding to God

If we yield to God, 

God will reorder our priorities;

God will make adjustments to our life;

and

God will disrupt the way we used to do things.


If we yield to God,

God will re-arrange our life.


You know that

you have

encountered God

when you notice that

God is re-arranging your life. 

surrender-and

Yielding to God

is not convenient.

Faith in God - is not convenient.

Loving God - is not convenient. 

Obeying God - is not convenient. 

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God has a good plan for your life.


One of God's main goals is

to teach us

Christ - centered living

in a

self - centered world.


This Tuesday devotion

is based on the January 14 sermon of

Ross Jaeger of Rivertree Church.

The sermon is posted below.

Start at 31 minutes.



Wednesday

Start this year

intentionally

gaining wisdom.


Below

we present

Wisdom thoughts...

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An active " FAITH in God " demands commitment.

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A willingness

to wait on the Lord

is evidence that you are walking by Faith.

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Whenever we stop trusting God,

we start acting hastily in the wrong direction,

and

we end up being ashamed.

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Obedience to God proves our Faith in God.

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True Faith is based on God's Word.

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These wisdom words are from

an anonymous friend of Beth McLendon.

She is also

responsible for our

Thursday and Friday entries.


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Thursday


Start this year

intentionally

getting to know God.


Everything we do, 

we do for an audience of one.

God is always watching.


Whatever you do,

do your work heartily,

as for the Lord and not for people.

Colossians 3:23 NASB


The better we know God

the keener our

knowledge and discernment

will be

when making life decisions.

Quote from

Outstanding Anonymous Friend of Beth McLendon


We get to know God

by

reading his Word

with a teachable heart.


Would you join me and

commit to

reading a book of the Bible this month?

If yes,

which book are you going to choose?


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Why not start reading

right now!

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Friday

Start this year

by choosing a 

2024

year verse.


A close friend called me this week

and told me that

God had led her to a year verse for 2024.

Isaiah 43:18-19.

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I love the verse

and am also choosing it for my 

2024 year verse.


I urge you to consider

choosing a verse for 2024.


Isaiah 43:18-19 ESV
English Standard Bible

says,

"Remember not the former things,

nor consider

the things of old

Behold,

I am doing a new thing,

now it springs forth,

do you not

perceive it?

I will make a way in the wilderness

and rivers in the desert."

* * * 

I encourage you to read this verse

in several translations.

Thank you for going me this week!

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Prayers for Teens

Protecting

Children

and teens

from predators

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Bible Devotions
and
Making Life Better Articles

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Help for HOW to Forgive

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for Jesus


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