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Steps to Take

Start each day out right; Each morning see the light. Tell God your need; He will help to proceed. Pray with confidence And expect assistance. Listen for instructions, Then take actions. If plans need adjustment, Pray even more fervent. Know … Continue reading

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The Clear Advantage

Seek God and rally round; It is the enemy we will confound; By being persistent and enduring; By sticking to the plan and maturing. Faith inspires true courage; The Lord will continue to encourage; To set up opportunities; And build … Continue reading

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The Bible Invites Life

This poem was inspired by a sermon at First Methodist Church of Waco. The Bible invites life; Life in relationship with a Risen Savior; The Savior that overcame death; This Risen Savior changes our behavior. The Bible invites life; Life made … Continue reading

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Putting God First

When we put God first Power is dispersed; To carry out work with reason And build in this season. To have the right concerns; Faith until He returns. Using gifts to help each other; Growing with one another. The way … Continue reading

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Humbleness

Keep returning to God with humbleness And renew daily in prayer. Resist discouragement By knowing He will always be there. Poem written by Mark Shields – © 8-27-2013

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Applying Ecclesiastes

I’ve been reading and studying over the last few weeks in the Book of Ecclesiastes. I would like to sum up my study in the poem below. Enthusiasm is gained by working for a cause That brings to the world … Continue reading

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The Answers as We Step Ahead

One of the main thoughts from Ecclesiastes 5 is that we need to listen to God throughout the day. He can say something to us through another person, a book, a movie, through art and music. Most of all, He … Continue reading

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God’s Way is the Best Way

For many years now, I’ve been studying the Bible and have found that the lessons learned in this book are applicable today just as much as they were when God became flesh as Jesus; teaching us how to live.    … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Book of Esther

I’ve been reading and studying over the last few weeks in the Book of Esther. I would like to sum up my study in this poem: Lessons from the Book of Esther. Unwise choices lead to unpleasant predicaments. King Xerxes didn’t … Continue reading

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The Answers as We Step Ahead

Unwise choices cause unpleasant predicaments. That is why we want to use the tools that help in decisions; lessons from the Bible, the Holy Spirit speaking to us deep in our hearts, and consulting with others who have already gone … Continue reading

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