Code of Conduct

Love: In every relationship we must demonstrate love, dedication, and high moral standards. Love the Lord your God with your heart, with your soul,  and with all your strength (Deuteronomy 6:5), honor your father and your mother (Ephesians 6:2), and love your neighbor as yourself (Mark 12:31).

Respect: Demonstrate courtesy in all your interactions with others. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord my strength and my Redeemer (Psalm 19:14).

Kindness: True faith in God produces kindness, humility, justice, and compassion. Seek these attributes in order to please God wherever you are home, school, church, and community. And be kind to one another tenderhearted, forgiving one another even as God for Christ’s sake has forgiven you (Ephesians 4:32).

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How to Walk

Follow these steps

And you will know how to walk

Walk in the Light as He is in the Light

Walk on a straight path

Whenever you turn to the right

Whenever you turn to the left

You will hear His Spirit say

This is the way, walk in it

Don’t look down look up

Walk uprightly in the Lords paths

Walk in the newness of life

Walk in love, keep the peace

Walk in the Spirit

This is how one is to walk

Reading: Colossians 2:6

“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him”

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His Love

His love leaves a sweet taste on my tongue

Taste the Lord and see

He is sweeter than the honey made by the honeybee.

I tasted the Lord

 His addicting love made me desire Him more and more

Taste the Lord and you shall see that the LORD is good

His taste is even sweeter

When I smell His fragrant aroma of His presence

With the breeze of the wind in the air that I breathe

I take a deep breath and inhale to fill my soul

With love, peace, and hope and the taste of His love

Oh I say this day and everyday savior that taste

 Of the Savior’s love on your lips  

Taste the LORD and know He is good

Oh, I say this day and everyday savior that taste

 Of the Savior’s love on your lips

And share the essence of His sweet loving presence.

Reading: Psalm 34:8

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

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Precious Word of God

How precious is the word of God

 More precious than silver or gold.

 More precious than diamonds.

 More precious than the eyes can see.

 The word of God is precious.

 Because He talks about and instructs you and me.

 On how we should be.

Scripture: Ephesians 5:1-2

 Be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you.

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Black Sun

My sons, my sons are killing

And on the run.

My son, my sons, your mother’s cry

You cannot begin to realize the way

You bring tears and heartbreak to their eyes

Please stop, says your mother!

Please stop says your brother!

Please stop says your father!

When will you stop this crazy  mime

Black-on-black crime is not a rhyme.

Where did it start brother killing brother?

When will it stop

This black-on-black crime.

A mother’s son

Killing another mother’s son

And on the run

 Running towards the black sun

Steady on the run

Carrying that gun

Killing some mother’s son    

           

When will you stop this crazy mime

Black-on-black crime is not a rhyme.

Where did it start brother killing brother?

No matter when it started the question is?

“What have you done?

The voice of your brother’s blood

is crying out to Me from the ground (Genesis 4:10).

Jealousy Brews Hatred

Joseph’s Dream, Genesis 37

As you shall see in the story of Joseph, jealousy brews hatred, evil schemes, and lies. The story of Joseph begins with his dream of reigning over his family. After telling his brothers and father about his dream where they would bow down to him, the brothers became jealous but the father kept what he said, in his mind. The brothers were jealous of Joseph because the father paid more attention to him. And when the brothers saw how much the father loved him, they hated Joseph. Perhaps the brothers did not know the reason that the father loved Joseph more. The father loved Joseph because he was born to him at an old age. Moreover, the brothers’ anger and jealousy caused them to hate Joseph. One day as Joseph was approaching them, they made the sarcastic remark “Oh look, here comes that dream expert!” And plotted to kill him. However, Reuben the first born convinced them not to shed blood or take Joseph’s life but instead, throw him into a pit. In agreement the brothers stripped him of his robe of many colors and threw him into the waterless pit. As the brothers sat to eat their meal, a caravan of traders from Gilead caught their eyes. Judah expressed that selling Joseph would be more profitable than taking Joseph’s life. So they sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites who then, took Joseph to Egypt. Once Reuben was informed by his brothers of the events that took place, in his fear of what to say to his father, agreed to tell the lie that Joseph was killed by a male goat. Proverbs 27:4 reads  “Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?  

Through all Joseph’s troubles, God was with Joseph for He had a plan and purpose for his life. Romans 8:28 reads “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” As one further reads the story of Joseph, his dream did come true. For God was with him and had sent him to establish his family as a remnant within the land and keep them alive by a great deliverance, in addition to settling them in the land of Goshen where they were to be sustained (Genesis 45:7-11).

Reflection: Your family may have jealousy that brews hate, not knowing that the plan and purpose for your life may turn out to be for the good in their lives and the lives of many others in the land of milk and honey.

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Sing to the Lord

Sharing one of my creative ideas, matching songs with scripture. I invite you to try it. Sing to the Lord for He has done excellent things. This is known in all the earth (Isaiah 12:5).

Order My Steps: Psalm 37:23-24 the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and He delights in ways. Though they stumble they will never fall for the Lord holds them by the hand.

Now Behold the Lamb: John 1:22, John the Baptist, proclaims! Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

I Give Myself Away: Romans 12:1-2,  I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God which is your reasonable service.

How Great is Our God: Psalm 95:1-3 Oh come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of our salvation.Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. For the Lord is the great God,
And the great King above all gods.

Blessings,

His Love endures forever Psalm 136:3-6

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Praying Father

Most Mighty, Omnipotent, Omnipresent God, we ask for a Spiritual awakening through the power of Your Holy Spirit, let Your love pour out like falling rain, let the waters of the flowing river overflow with the abundant fruits and gifts of the Spirit. May the Spirit of the Living God fall fresh on Your beloved children in a powerful and mighty way. Father we pray for their hearts and minds to be open as wide as the gates of heaven to believing and receiving all that you have through the power of the Holy Spirit. Father, through Your divine power instill in Your beloved children a fresh new love for You, each other, and the world. This is the prayer of Your servants, in the precious blood of the Lamb, Jesus. Amen.

A Spiritual Life

Alpha and Omega

A Man and Son of God, with Him in the beginning, mankind’s salvation.

Love, peace, mercy, and justice for people of every nation.

Purposeful in all His divine ways. He gave His life away.

Had appeared to many in days of old. Now dwells within one’s soul.

After Him there is no one greater. It is written in many spiritual letters.

AND

Over all the heavens and the earth. In His kingdom the bells ring and angels sing.

Miracles of provision and healing, giver of God’s wisdom, so His faithful will not falter.

Eternal life springing up from the wells of His fountains of living water.

Gracious and merciful to all of mankind. One breath, one touch, one love, a heavenly sign.

Answer to all one’s needs, pain, troubles, sufferings, heartaches, and joy.

           Reading: Revelation 22:13

Jesus said, “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.”

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Let’s Go Fishing

Jesus said, Leave the fishing rods and follow me.

You will only need to throw out the nets.

Follow Jesus example and His teachings

For He is an expert of catching fish.

The fish are squirming in the deep dark sea.

Needing the food of His true Word

Bring them to the surface and help them find their purpose.

Feed the fish personified as people.

Treat them with tender loving care.

Help them grow in the knowledge of Christ.

Empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Giving them high self esteem, happiness, and merit.

So one day they too can go fishing.

And invite someone to go fishing too.

Reading: Matthew 4:19-20

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people. At once they left their nets and followed him.

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