1 Peter 2:9-10 New International Version (NIV)
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession,that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
The message yesterday, reminded us that the devil goes about looking for someone to devour. We must keep our eyes open and aware of his schemes. It sounds simply, but he is slick. He catches us off guard. Keep your eyes and ears open..
1 Peter 5:8 New International Version (NIV)
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
A day is full of opportunities to do things you always wanted to do. Yesterday, I saw many women I have not seen since my heart attack. I felt so loved and hugged by many. There is no way that I could say that I am not loved and appreciated. I had many tell me that my story has helped them already. Some have made doctor appointments and see the need to take care of themselves. I have found when something happens to you, it does affect someone else. The positive has definitely come from September 18th when It all began.
Each of us has a story of life. It's not over, it's just beginning. Our purpose is far greater than we might realize. Open yourself up to someone and start friendships in life. Many of you probably have amazing friendships, but some of you hold back. It's good to communicate with others and we can learn from each other in life. Let the positive shine and press forward in a new day.
Philippians 3:14 New International Version (NIV)
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Happy new day and purpose this a good day. My prayers continue for you, your family and friends.