Author Archives: Mark Shields

About Mark Shields

Mark works in the Information Systems Department for an Insurance Company. He volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church and runs the 10:50 worship service computer. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. You’re invited to join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.

The Crown of Life

Let us be dedicated to the Lord. Let us grow And be strengthened; Let us cherish our soul. Give the Lord our fear. He will return conviction. For the path was found after the crucifixion. Wait for the Lord at … Continue reading

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Look Above

Turn your focus to things above and believe the answers are up high. The mind might say give up now, but hope whispers one more try. Christ gives hope and shapes your outlook with promises made  and written in the … Continue reading

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Path to Freedom

Negative habits require no effort and they enslave but good habits require effort. Build up a resistance to negative habits by submitting to Christ and being free from havoc. Corruption and sin is our competition but the Gospel message refreshes … Continue reading

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Lift the Cross High

If distressed by trials or temptations, trust in God to be there; knowing whose side to be on and going to Him in prayer. Read the Bible daily to get the right instruction. Following the wrong way only leads to … Continue reading

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The Pathway Laid is Best Ever Made

Spiritual knowledge is gained from the Word of God ingrained and life experiences or learned lessons. The prophecies come about and the facts leave no doubt that God became flesh; relieving our distress. Teaching the best way to reside and … Continue reading

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The Path

God’s work has laid the path and we just follow the illustration. Responding to God’s love for us; Great effort and inspiration. Increasing positive qualities like faith, self-control, calmness, perseverance, kindness, and love; Mindful of the promise. The promise of … Continue reading

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Seek Him

Desire spiritual union with Him each day at a special location to discuss the future, plan, and receive inspiration. Begin each day with Him so the soul is nourished. Seek Him throughout the day So the soul begins to flourish. … Continue reading

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We Pray

You Lord see so much value in us; so much, You sent your Son to die for us. We pray for a way to give complements and promote confidence. We pray for a way to give praise and adoration; to … Continue reading

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The Light of Christmas

During this time of Christmas, it’s a beautiful sight. For in a time of darkness, God sent The Light. For those in hunger, living a life in strife; there is always hope in The Bread of Life. Even in doubt … Continue reading

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Love Lifts Higher

The Love of Christ gives us peace and freedom to take risk for within He lives. We can be the best at what we do but it is love that makes us so blessed. Think we can come through. Think … Continue reading

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