Author Archives: Mark Shields

About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. 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. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.

Untapped Potential

All face competition That holds them back Like fear or despair And all the flack. A football team Studies competition With previous game film To fulfill their mission. And we can always Study about life; Seek ways to overcome All … Continue reading

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Philosopher

The mind is trained To be alert … alive; Constantly gathering Knowledge to thrive. Seeing what was old In a totally new way; Passionately living Each and every day. Always questioning, Keeping up to date; Gathering info To evaluate. Each … Continue reading

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Final Victory

Thanksgiving is a time For family and food And an attitude Of gratitude. Football games are viewed And our favorite teams May not always win But one team does it seems. So be grateful For this mystery And how our … Continue reading

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Think and Go Far

Think about the direction You would like to go Even though many Choose to forgo. Without hesitation, Seek suggestions For your progression In the right direction. Leading to a place You can rejoice Because you thought And made a choice … Continue reading

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Through The Eye of a Needle

Living a life That seems so smart but not giving the Lord All of our heart. With something lacking And not at our max Since trusting in ourselves But with God very lax. Trying to earn our way Only with … Continue reading

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Full Potential

Talents like seeds need to germinate in order to develop to fulfill their fate. Seeds require light, Heat and hydration. Talents require planning And dedication. So develop talents You can disperse And see abundance In this universe. Begin to flourish … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection for Study of Romans 7-8

Originally posted on This Day With God:
Paul writes the letter of Romans to the church at Rome while in Corinth on his third missionary journey. Within this letter is a detailed explanation of the Gospel. Paul introduces himself as…

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Life with God

In order to meet needs, persist when times are tough and know with confidence God is big enough. Ask for anything according to His will knowing He will hear and give you the skill. Ask for it to be given; … Continue reading

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Abundance in Life

Impact of faith along with desire pushes one forward and gives great power. Even if discouraged, desire what is good; desire what is just; doing what one should. Making an impact on everyone by showing concern; doing what can be … Continue reading

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Family Weekend at College

Visit at college family weekend relaxing on campus meeting a friend. Hanging at the fountain and eating on campus getting ready for the game at tailgate rumpus. Walk to the stadium to watch the game then to the dorm to … Continue reading

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