Hello and blessings from Judy & myself. We pray that you are overwhelmed by God’s blessings upon your household.
How amazing it is the way time flies. 2013 seems to have gone in a flash and we are left wondering what could have happened? If only I had … What if I dared to believe that this could happen? You will hear many people speak about these things but at the Lighthouse you will hear from lots of people who have seen their goals achieved or seen them go way past whatever they could imagine. Which one would you prefer, coulda? woulda? shoulda? or see New Life in 2014? Hard choice, eh?!
They are your personal cards as a guide to ‘Write the vision down…’ from Habakkuk 2 verse 2. I would encourage you to include your children, your extended family, fellow workers, where your dreams for them are important to document with the Lord. If you care about them, you can count on God to care too.
If you want us to stand in agreement with your goals, we would be delighted to. I hope you will see this card and the message as a positive support for your walk with the Lord. It confirms His heart for each of us and our heart towards Him.
Again, blessings and love to your household. We love serving you in His name
Prayer is vital to our growth, our purpose and our health. When we reflect upon the 40 years in the wilderness, the main focus is the complaining and the whining which was done by the noisy minority. What about the quiet majority? There were up to 2 million in the desert and it seems that they suffered for the lack of faith and lack of Godly intent of the few. The writer of Hebrews referred to this in chapters 3 & 4 as unbelief and that with it no-one would be allowed to enter into the Sabbath rest. It is the same today. If we don't pray or that we lack the faith to pray, we will end up with exactly what we expect - NOTHING!
Surely, the majority were praying and seeking God for His blessing and protection. Those who were seeking Him were determined to survive through it all. Outside of Joshua and Caleb, all the males over the age of 30 would perish but once they had realized their own unbelief you would expect that they prayed that their children would not die in the wilderness.
Your prayers are vital - it is the lifeblood of our relationship with the Lord and those we are in constant communication with on a daily basis. Obviously, our own family unit, our workmates, those in need or, not merely, those we like.
We cannot pray enough. There is very little mention about prayer in the Old Testament because it was a question of the relationship that you had with God the Father, the Creator of mankind. Sadly, God had to establish 613 Laws to help them to keep fellowship, association with the people but Jesus came ... Life was re-born and He gave us the opportunity - the chance to speak to Almighty God - get a hold of that! - and to hear back - not through a man called like a Moses, or Joshua, or Isaiah or a Paul, or John but to us - you and me. Is that brilliant or not? We pray as a church on Wednesday evenings but it is the heart beat, the very breath of any fellowship. Keep praying wherever and whenever you‘re able.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.
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