I Had a Dream…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Sunday night a week ago I visited one of our local churches. It would be rude to say the name Cornerstone Church of God so I won’t say it. LOL It was wonderful. (I used to attend church there) They have a new pastor and he has worked wonders in that place. The music was terrific and that’s a rare thing nowadays. They took the old hymn Just a Little Talk With Jesus and did it in a blues style and it was fabulous. The entire musical part of the service was great. Now I’m not saying this church used to be stuffy (wink) and a bit snobby (wink wink) or as dry as last years toast (wink wink wink) but it surely wasn’t Sunday Night! They still need some help in the friendly department but wow what a change.
I awakened from a dream. In my dream we were preparing Thanksgiving Dinner. My late mother was there, my living sisters were there and some people I do not know. I turned around and my late sister Sandy walks in. We were all sooo glad to see her. She was at least 150 pounds thinner and looked much much younger. I hugged her first and then each of the other family members hugged her with Gail being last and gave her an extra long hug. In a minute Sandy said she needed to go. I asked her to see the baby before she left and we went into the bedroom and I showed her the baby. She then told me she had something to tell me. I followed her into this old-fashioned unpainted room like you might find in an old abandoned house. Sandy used to love those types of houses. She turned to me and started singing. Now Sandy, bless her heart could not sing in this life but in my dream she had a beautiful voice and sang a chorus to me. The song she sang is very old school. The type you might have heard children singing in church forty or fifty years ago. She sang it through and was gone. I turned to look behind me and an evil spirit was there looking furiously at me. I spoke to him and said, “whether you like it or not that’s exactly what I’m going to do” (what the song said). I then woke up. I got out of bed and quickly wrote the words to the song down and went to the piano to mark a lead sheet for the tune. I have been singing it all morning. The tag line is “Take the torch of the Lord and lift it high.” And by the help and grace of God I will do just that!
A NEW YEAR
a New Year is here just incase ya didn’t know. I am hoping we have a good year.
God has promised to never leave us or forsake us and if we put our faith, hope and trust in Him, He will see us and our families through! Things can be bad for others but we can be just as safe and blessed as can be. Psalm 91 tells us so. So look up!!!! Stand on His Word and everything will be alright for you.
I am making a return to selling on ebay. Please feel free to check out my listings I’m getting rid of a lot of my DVD’s and such. My username is 301churchstreet just incase you want to check it out. Not much on there today but I will be adding more this week , Lord willing.
I am gettin’ brave folks… I have decided to put some videos of myself on YouTube. That is if they turn out right. I think I’ll sing and maybe do some teaching and might even do a little preaching. We’ll just have to see how it goes. I’ve never been one for such things but it’s time (or past it) to make some changes.
I plan to start with some covers of other people’s songs and maybe go from there.
I’ll let ya know when I do. I’ll probably post them here too.
Exactly what my fascination with British period pieces is, I do not know. But I greatly enjoy them. Last night was the start of season three of Downton Abbey on PBS. Of course, it was excellent. I eagerly await next weeks episode.
Matthew certainly needs to get off his stubborn pride and keep the money and help the family with it.
THOUGHT’S WORTH PONDERING
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it.
THE BREAD OF LIFE
Fight the good fight of faith… 1 Timothy 6:12 KJV
So many today are fighting the wrong things and the wrong ways. We are not told to fight sin, fight the neighbor, fight the family, or even to fight the devil. You are not in a fight with the devil if you are scripturally accurate. You are to fight the good fight of FAITH. That fight is to stand and having done all to stand, stand. (Ephesians 6:13 & 14) It takes faith to stand when it seems everything around you is falling apart.
How do you do it? By the Word of God. Your first line of defense against the attacks of the devil is NOT to pray! or to get everyone else to pray either. You FIRST line of defense is the WORD. Before the attack comes you should already be in the Word and by that I mean a daily time of feeding on God’s Word. Then when the attack comes (and they always do) go to the specific Scriptures that deal with your specific attack and read them OUT LOUD. Declare God’s Word and take your stand. Satan has no defense against the Word of God. the Word is supposed to be a sword. But if you don’t pick it up and acutally use it like a sword it isn’t one for you is it? Pick it up and use it. This is fighting the “good fight” of faith. It’s called a good fight because if you fight it properly YOU WIN! Glory to God!
TODAY’S CONFESSION OF FAITH
I fight the good fight of faith. I stand on God’s Word. I am stronger this year than last year and I am a winner.
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE
The Sears Tower
The humorist offered his latest invention in the way of a puzzle to the assembly of guests in the drawing-room:
“Can you name an animal that has eyes and cannot see; legs and cannot walk, but can jump as high as the Sears Tower?”
Everybody racked his brains during a period of deep silence, and racked in vain. Finally, they gave it up and demanded the solution. The inventor of the puzzle beamed.
“The answer,” he said, “is a wooden horse. It has eyes and cannot see, and legs and cannot walk.”
“Yes,” the company agreed. “But how does it jump as high as the Sears Tower?”
“The Sears Tower,” the humorist explained, “can not jump.”
The Venetian Blind
While building a house, Senator Platt of Connecticut had occasion to employ a carpenter. One of the applicants was a plain Connecticut Yankee, without any frills.
“You thoroughly understand carpentry?” asked the senator.
“You can make doors, windows, and blinds?”
“Oh, yes sir!”
“How would you make a Venetian blind?”
The man scratched his head and thought deeply for a few seconds. “I should think, sir,” he said finally, “about the best way would be to poke him in the eyes.”
Stay positive! Jesus is coming soon!
Love to all
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