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Living for God

1 Peter 4New Living Translation (NLT)Living for God4 So then, since Christ suffered physical pain, you must arm yourselves with the same attitude he had, and be ready to suffer, too. For if you have suffered physically for Christ, you have finished with sin.[a]2 You won’t spend the rest of your lives chasing your own desires, but you will be anxious to do the will of God.3 You have had enough in the past of the evil things that godless people enjoy—their immorality and lust, their feasting and drunkenness and wild parties, and their terrible worship of idols. 4 Of course, your former friends are surprised when you no longer plunge into the flood of wild and destructive things they do. So they slander you.5 But remember that they will have to face God, who stands ready to judge everyone, both the living and the dead.6 That is why the Good News was preached to those who are now dead[b]—so although they were destined to die like all people,[c] they now live forever with God in the Spirit.…

Is there Emptiness in Your Life?

Is there emptiness in your life?
by Matt Slick
copied from www.carm.org Do you feel empty? Is there something lacking? Do you long for something but don't quite know what it is? Are you longing for fulfillment? Are you unsatisfied with the daily routine of work, school, or whatever? Maybe when you are by yourself and you look deep inside, you just don't feel content. Something is missing. Maybe you've discovered that indulging the desires of your flesh and mind have not produced the peace and tranquility that you need. When I was younger, I sought many things to replace God. I tried to identify with something, a cause, a philosophy, even a 'look.' I was seeking an identity. For a while, those things were entertaining and even exciting. But ultimately, the same emptiness came back. I can remember one night I was looking for something to break the boredom. I watched the people around me as they were pursuing the same thing I was, and suddenly I realized how futile an…

What does the Bible say about Contentment?

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Question: "What does the Bible say about contentment?"

Answer: One dictionary defines contentment as “the state of being mentally or emotionally satisfied with things as they are.” Today it is rare that we find anyone who is truly content with his or her condition in life. The Bible has a great deal to say about contentment—being satisfied with what we have, who we are, and where we’re going. Jesus said, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?” (Matthew 6:25).

In essence, Jesus is telling us to be content with what we have. Moreover, He has given us a direct command not to worry about the things of this world. Then He adds, “For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be give…

The Day After

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Scripture reading: John 11
What do you do the day after easter ressurection day?
We celebrate our life in Christ! What are you thankful and hopeful for today?

The World and the Word of God

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The War between the World and the Word of God: Today we celebrate Jesus dying on the cross for our sins and defeating hell. He spends a day down there preaching to the prisoners in sheol and when He goes to heaven he leaves us an important instruction: wait for the Holy Spirit and then Go into all the world preaching the Good News-the Gospel message that Jesus saves. It’s a war going on closer to home than you might imagine. The war is between the world and the word of God. Which side are you on? Who is fighting in this war?This war is being fought between unbelievers; also known as the lost and their head commander is satan-the devil; and believers of Christ Jesus and the word of God or Christians and their leader is God and their guidebook is the Holy Bible. In the world people worship many “gods” also known as idles. Examples are money, success, fame, wealth, intellectual success or achievement, physical success of one’s body, and are devoted to many past-times which involve self-ind…

Christs Death and Victory

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"Christ suffered for our sins once for all time. He never sinned, but he died for sinners to bring you safely home to God. He suffered physical death, but he was raised to life in the Spirit. So he went and preached to the spirits in prison--those who disobeyed God long ago when God waited patiently while Noah was building his boat. Only eight people were saved from drowning in that terrible flood. And that water is a picture of baptism, which now saves you, not by removing dirt from your body, but as a response to God from a clean conscience. It is effective because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Now Christ has gone to heaven. He is seated in the place of honor next to God, and all the angels and authorities and powers accept his authority." 1 Peter 3:18-22

Today we reflect on the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ it's called good friday by the world but we know it was the worst fate for our Saviour. Let's honor Him this day for the great sacrifice He made to bring…

Our Purpose

My purpose for starting this blog now website in 2012 was to Honor God and reach prisoners once they get out with the same Words of Encouragement they received in prison. to say i've gotten off track would be an understatement. I let this site go in all directions but now I'm taking it back to what it was meant to be a daily devotional for Christian support and encouragement. I'm not concerned with followers or viewers as I was but will instead focus on my daily devotion to God and that's what will make this daily devotional site great and bring the most benefit to Disciples of Christ.

I hope to see many people leave and many new people join. Praying true followers of Christ will be the ones to follow and view my devotionals each day.

in Christs love and devotion,

His Servant,

Sister Kim Fincher

Cut Your Health and Beauty Budget in Half!

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Tip 1: Switch brands- do Not be brand loyal
 a. Don't be afraid to try a dollar store or generic store brand of the same product
     1. toothpaste, mouthwash, shampoo, bodywash, soap, hand soap
         examples of savings: name-brand mouthwash; $4.99, generic: $2.99 50%
           n.b. toothpaste: $3.99, generic: $1-75%
           n.b. shampoo-$4.99, less expensive brands $2.99
           n.b.bodywash- $5.99-store brand $3.99
Tip 2: Buy the bigger bottles of the generic store brand and match with a coupon when available (in-store coupons are available if you have an heb on their generic and store brand items)
always check the labels for cost per floz to see how much you can save this way sometimes it's cheaper to buy the smaller so always check and compare.

Tip 3: When possible buy one product for your whole family such as shampoo and body wash this alone will save a big chunk of change if you're only buying one of each items instead of 3-5 and buy the bigger one so it …