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About joannelamesse

Just a blogger who shares her thoughts, desires, and meeting like minded souls. I am one who believes in God, His word, and I am also interested in preparing, surviving as well. Love nature, and learning more on simple life

The Devil’s Fear

Friday, January 9, 2015 The devil, satan, is real. This was the hardest thing to believe when I first came to the Lord. Yet when you consider Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, the Holocaust, and Hitler’s obsession with destroying the Jewish … Continue reading

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Liberated

Day 7 Devotional – Draw Near – 365 Guides to Greater Intimacy with God Day 7 Devotional – Draw Near – 365 Guides to Greater Intimacy with God LIBERATED Michelangelo saw the task of the sculptor as that of freeing … Continue reading

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Out of Darkness

Remember the words about how God’s ‘compassions never fail. They are new every morning.’ Lamentations 3:22-23. Those lines were written in a dark place too: Jerusalem was rubble, its people enslaved and exiled. Yet God stilled his anger and sparked … Continue reading

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Unity

Wrapping up in devotional of Galatians 2:6-10, the unity we see here was not unity at all costs, but unity around gospel truth. Unity is a precious thing: but it should not be at truth’s expense. Paul was willing to … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with Jesus

BY: Shellie Rushing Tomlinson: Heart Wide Open I don’t remember the exact day I sat staring at John 17:3 “This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” (I … Continue reading

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Cleansing

  We can easily think we are being obedient if we do many good deeds, however, doing such things while harboring hatred, jealousy, and other such inward sins is to act as a hypocrite. We are hypocrites if we fail … Continue reading

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Know Him

God is not impressed by our wisdom, strength, riches. He made everything, and what we have was made and given by his grace. Jeremiah taught that God DELIGHTS in our relationship with Him—Us knowing Him. A relationship that produces understanding, … Continue reading

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