I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments. (NLT) ( Psalm 119:45 )
When you are driving and find you are driving under the speed limit there is a sense of freedom. There are no worries of wondering what the speed limit is, if you will get caught, or feeling guilty for speeding. Devoting yourself to knowing and honoring God's ways brings freedom in the same way. You can walk confidently with God.
Happy 4th of July! Happy 244th Birthday America!! Did you know our wonderful country is the only one that can claim knowing its official birthday?
Here is the bulletin for this coming week. The Ladies Book Club has a new book for the month of July. If you are interested in joining, get a hold of Cami Hopper. Any lady is welcome whether you attend Lifebuilder Church or not 🙂
Your love has given me much joy and comfort, my brother, for your kindness has often refreshed the hearts of God’s people. (NLT) ( Philemon 1:7 )
Never underestimate the gift of being you! Your love, your encouragement, and point-of-view is a blessing to those around you. Spread joy with your smile and be one who refreshes the hearts of those around you.
Don't you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? (NLT) ( 1 Corinthians 6:19 )
God's presence is fully found in both the Notre Dame Cathedral and the rural cinderblock church. Both of these are temple's built to honor and glorify God. In the same way, the Holy Spirit is found inside your body. Your body is beautiful. It brings glory to God. Be amazed at the wonder of your body, your eyes, fingers, and even the aches and pains. It is special. God created you to be you, in the way you look, your voice, and even your imperfections. Your body is sacred. Rest in that thought.
But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. (NLT) ( James 1:22 )
Why is reading the Bible important for our spiritual growth? Because we are not supposed to be those that just read it and move on without allowing it to change our behavior. As believers we are called to action! Christ followers are to do what the Bible says.