9-12-15 Bad Company

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Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

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Beware the gathering of those unsaved

Who use their tongues to denigrate the saints,

And on the surface seem so well behaved

Until you hear them speak without restraint.

If you are not too careful you will slide

Into the way of wicked thought and speech.

Before you know it Christ have you denied,

And you’ll no longer practice what you preach.

If you must be in such bad company,

Remember Jesus lives and grows in you.

Put all your faith in Him and you will see

No matter what they say He’ll see you through.

Good character’s corrupted by such talk.

The Savior’s here to help you walk the walk.

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2-13-15 Rooftop Peace

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Be careful where you lay your weary head:

Contention makes the worst environment.

If it be church or work or even in your bed,

Diversion from the Lord leads to lament.

The corner of a roof is better than

A mansion wide where Satan has his way.

Discarded food within an old trash can

Is worthier than hate cooked steak all day.

Remember that you’ve got a job to do,

For God wants you to bring to Him the lost.

The Holy Spirit cannot breathe through you

If all that you inhale is foul exhaust.

A church would not endure a howling choir,

So do not tolerate another’s ire.

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It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop,

than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Proverbs 21:9 KJV

11-27-14 Thanksgiving

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There isn’t anything too large or small

That you can’t take up with the Lord in prayer.

Just lift your voice to heaven and then call;

He knows your voice, and He is always there.

Does He not manage all the universe?

Does He not give you life and all you need?

Above all else when you in prayer converse

Give thanks to God, with gratitude concede.

Don’t be afraid to say what’s on your mind;

He knows what’s in your heart and loves you so.

In all your supplications be so kind

To give Him gratitude and let it show.

Thanksgiving day is every day you’re here;

Be grateful in your prayers all through the year.

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Be careful (anxious) for nothing;

but in every thing by prayer and supplication

with thanksgiving let your requests be made known

unto God.

Philippians 4:6 KJV