God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way,
though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,
3 though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah
4 There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy habitation of the Most High.
5 God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved;
God will help her when morning dawns.
6 The nations rage, the kingdoms totter;
he utters his voice, the earth melts.
7 The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
8 Come, behold the works of the Lord,
how he has brought desolations on the earth.
9 He makes wars cease to the end of the earth;
he breaks the bow and shatters the spear;
he burns the chariots with fire.
10 “Be still, and know that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”
11 The Lord of hosts is with us;
the God of Jacob is our fortress. Selah
Many, many times when the blog is written, the events of the day help shape this. All the ribbons come together and are tied together in harmony becoming a bow. Like in our dining room painting below.
Today I had a lovely FB message from Xander's very charming, smart, kind, witty, beautiful, CHRISTIAN GF, of a year, talking about Christmas, gifts and her trip, today, to an orphanage in Guatemala. Where this group of outstanding people are returning to spread Love to the orphanage. A wedding will take place at the orphanage when a volunteer met the orphanage director's daughter and love has grown over several years.
Via satellite link, through the grid bouncing from satellites - I sat in my home and connected to Xander's GF in the magnetosphere through the atmosphere - restating - our sun to the magnetosphere to the ionosphere through the atmosphere to the earth - were we mostly live - is connected by one set of electrical particles. That is one system.
My original phone as a child was a rotary one- a machine - not a computer - using fire to dial it.
And we prayed together ~
May Our Father God fill His Beloved with the riches of the day. Seeing He has created the day to be sufficient. May the orphanage connect with the people & resources who could help these little ones be sufficient and return to their lives and those around them the Brilliance of the Light of God. Bringing more of His Heavenly Kingdom to earth. Bless the people uplifting the Light of God in each mankind and those providing the trips. In Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.
Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
And for the request of blessing from Jack Lewis upon 25:40
The mission of 25:40 is to channel the attention and resources of those blessed with much toward saving children in southern Africa from the devastating impacts of poverty, AIDS and violence. In doing so create one community of people empowered with purpose, healing and hope.
I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me"
Please pray with us as well. Thank you.
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah.
5 And I said, “O Lord God of heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, 6 let your ear be attentive and your eyes open, to hear the prayer of your servant that I now pray before you day and night for the people of Israel your servants, confessing the sins of the people of Israel, which we have sinned against you. Even I and my father's house have sinned. 7 We have acted very corruptly against you and have not kept the commandments, the statutes, and the rules that you commanded your servant Moses. 8 Remember the word that you commanded your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the peoples, 9 but if you return to me and keep my commandments and do them, though your outcasts are in the uttermost parts of heaven, from there I will gather them and bring them to the place that I have chosen, to make my name dwell there.’ 10 They are your servants and your people, whom you have redeemed by your great power and by your strong hand. 11 O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants who delight to fear your name, and give success to your servant today, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.”
Isn't it awe inspiring to read Nehemiah. Israel exists again today. Not for your great-great grandparents, going way back from 70 A.D. , Jesus' Natural life span, until now has Israel existed. Nehemiah's Words go back the 5th century Before Christ. And we sit praying them today.
Father God, We are sinners and ask the Blessings of Mercy and Forgiveness to our souls - home to where You dwell - to our Father's House, where we worship. The Law You upheld has been injured, bruised and broken. We ask the Mercy of Jesus upon this. Let us return to You, and in Your Spirit restore the Word of God in us. Gather us outcasts, scattered to winds, to the uttermost parts of Heaven, gather us and bring us to your place of chosen purpose, making us dwell in the protection of Jesus. You have redeemed us by Your Great power and by Your Strong Hand. O Lord, let Your Ear be attentive to the prayers of the servants Jesus calls friend. And to this prayer as we Delight in the Highest Name of Jesus. Give us success today and grant us mercy in Your sight. Amen.