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    From Jon Justvig@1:298/25 to All on Tuesday, September 03, 2019 02:04:29
    e-Ministries Devotions
    article #0004
    by: Jon Justvig ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

    ou ever wonder how people made maps and how to navigate during the night?
    Well, if you're good with stars, you can look in the sky after dark. You
    have tYo remember, you can't be around bright lights such as street lights or what not to see stars. Isn't it amazing that the alignment of stars is
    always the same? You might remember learning about the "Little Dipper" and "Big Dipper" from school. The look like pots with a handle. Sort of like
    a measuring cup. If you can remember what it looks like, you can almost
    always spot at least one of them during the right season at night.

    Gen 1:14 (KJV) And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

    Gen 1:15 (KJV) And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven
    to give light upon the earth: and it was so.

    Now we can learn about new life.

    Gen 1:20 (KJV) And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the
    moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in
    the open firmament of heaven.

    This sounds like creatures were created before the first humans to walk
    among the Earth. As we'll read later; the flood and two of every kind.

    God's mercy on the Earth wasn't always as it was in the very beginning, but
    He did make a great promise. Grace is something not earned, but received anyway, because we serve a Great God.

    Until then, lets resume...

    Gen 1:22 (KJV) And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply,
    and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.

    This was the fifth day. How much God created in these days thus far is amazing. If only we can see what God has planned for us in the years to
    come. We can work towards goals, but ultimately, God is in control and His plan is always the correct one. You may find yourself wanting something or doing something that God that's not in God's agenda.

    Did you know we're made in the image of God? He create other life form
    such as cattle and things that creepth, but for this, we'll skip to humans.

    Gen 1:27 (KJV) So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

    Remember, our body is the Temple of God.

    1Co 3:16 (KJV) Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the
    Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

    1Co 3:17 (KJV) If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God
    destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

    Our bodies were made Holy. The Spirit of God is in our very heart! Do your best to keep it that way. If you struggle, God knows your heart.

    Rom 8:24 (KJV) For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?

    Rom 8:25 (KJV) But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

    Rom 8:26 (KJV) Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

    Rom 8:27 (KJV) And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of
    the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the
    will of God.

    Lets hope to be saved and God will do His work to make it so! Love is a
    free gift. A gift from God. We don't see it, but we certainly feel it. If you don't feel it yet, have patience my friends. The Lord is working inside you to make room for His Spirit to dwell in you. Don't fear or worry for
    the things to come. Have Faith and be encouraged. Talk to God by praying. Read the Word to listen to God. Have a conversation on a regular basis. We need God's help every day!

    May peace rest with you.


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