1-15-16 The Tick Behind the Talk

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For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.

Proverbs 23:7 KJV

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A man will make a statement through his tongue,

But what he thinks may be another thing.

Beware the motives that his lie has sprung,

Lest somewhere down the road you’ll feel its sting.

When Jesus walked the earth he always knew

The real intent within each person’s heart.

Discretion comes from knowing what is true,

And truth’s the Word of God that won’t depart.

The more you pray the more God’s wisdom will be known,

For half of prayer is listening patiently,

And through the mind of Christ you will be shown

The mainspring of a man; yea, more than he.

When you’re connected to the Word of God,

You will not be distracted by a fraud.

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REMEMBER: We do not merely contend with the lies of men – we fight against the Father of lies, Satan.

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8-31-14 On Pleasing

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Assess your motives and reveal the truth.

Do you seek favour from your God, or man?

You’ve practiced needing praise of men from youth;

Perhaps you even now apply that plan.

When you come to the cross on bended knees

And give your life completely to the Lord,

You choose to worship Jesus and to please,

And leave behind the life you once adored.

But like all habits, you’ve been in the groove

Desiring man’s approval through the years.

Through prayer and scripture study you will move

To seek the blessings from a higher sphere.

            Serve Christ today with all you say and do

            And you’ll care less the path that men pursue.

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For do I now persuade men, or God?

or do I seek to please men?

for if I yet pleased men,

I should not be the servant of Christ.

Galatians 1:10 KJV

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