What do we create?

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Every day in our life and each moment we are busy with something, even if it is to rest at the sofa looking at the ceiling. In fact, we create something even if we create the same thing every day.

You see, nothing is ever the same. We could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to us, as Heraclitus said.

What do we create? We can create something good, as well as, create something not beneficial at all.

There are two scriptures that reflect the above:

Nehemiah 4v8

“… and all of them conspired together to come [and] attack Jerusalem and create confusion.”

Psalm 51v10

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

I believe that none of us desires confusion, pain, problems and troubles in life. There are things that we cannot control and…

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Love is not pride…

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LOVE IS NOT PRIDELove! What is Love? Is it a feeling? Is it a thought? Is it an act? Is it real? Is it an hypothesis? Can we touch Love? Can we eat Love?

According to Oxford dictionary Love is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. So, it is a feeling as per our common understanding. Once, a friend said that Love is a decision, so it might be a thought that creates the feeling and the feeling becomes act.

It is written that  God is love. Yet, can we touch God, can we see Him, can we feel Him, can we describe Him?

1Corinthians 13v4-7

Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

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NOTE to you all!

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Dear Friends, Readers, Brothers and Sisters,

I send you greetings in the name of our Lord and plenty of warm sun from beautiful Africa and as an advertisement says, they call it Africa, we call it Home! I pray that you are all well and His Hand is upon you, His love, protection, provision, grace and mercy is with you. Amen!

You might have noticed that recently the blog is not as active as used to be. So, as I am sitting in a nice cafe where there is electricity and internet connection, I wish to let you know that I have not forgotten you. The issue is that water level in reservoirs is low that means electricity cannot be produced according to demand. So, for first time in Zambia, we are in 8hrs load-shedding a fact that influences communications as well. It is what it is, we just become practical and pro active, being prepared for even more difficult days as the hot season will come in few months. I am sure that humans, animals and plants looking forward for next rainy season.

No matter what we deeply love our land and we are grateful to the Lord for each day’s favour!

If we miss each other at times, know that I appreciate you and love you truly, looking forward always to hear from you and share as our days allow.

Talk to you soon, when no post on line please go back to all those previous posts (almost 200 in this blog and more than 400 in the http://www.lovingministry.org) and get some inspiration, download my e-books, are free, and refresh knowledge of our God.

Big hug and love,

Dimitra

 

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Worried and troubled about many things

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Worried and troubled about many thingsLuke 10v41

“And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha you are worried and troubled about many things.”

AHA! Too many worries and troubles swathe our lives. True? Worries and troubles are different meanings. Trouble creates worry. Worry might create trouble. Others are in trouble but do not worry. Some worry even when no trouble exist!

That’s how life is for believers and no believers. Life has troubles, life has challenges, life has amazingly beautiful moments and experiences. Humans follow the ups and the downs.  We seek to live a life in full, hoping that throughout life will be smooth and joyful. The truth is that no circumstances, no wealth, no human beings, no possessions – physical, emotional or spiritual – had ever succeeded to bring effortless and joyful life to none! If anyone declares so…s/he definitely lies!

It is what it is! Be realistic! Above all, be honest…

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I Believe in Healing!

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The series “I Believe” continues to unfold: I Believe I can fly, I Believe in Miracles, I Believe in Thankfulness and today, I Believe in Healing.

Speaking about Healing, in no way, it is excluded from miracles. Healing is a part of miracles, it is considered as a miracle and one of signs, exactly the way that our Lord, Jesus Christ performed such signs during His three years of ministry on earth.

Whatever discussed and spoken into the post I Believe in Miracles applies definitely for healing. Healing is a sensitive area for us, believers. So, let’s have a closer look at it.

Have you heard the expression “Prevention is better than cure”? It is a very wise idiom, not only wise but also true. Studying healing includes a study on prevention as well. We are flesh and obviously we will get sick soon or later, however, we…

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Notes on the First Church – A Personal Trip

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A TRIP FROM HEART!

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Dear Friends,

I wish to invite you to a personal trip I took sometime ago and for few months, visiting locations where the First Church grew!

Please, follow the below link and enjoy!

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Greetings and Love in Christ,

Dimitra

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Do everything and stand!

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It is written in Ephesians 6v13

“Therefore put on the full armour of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and afteryouhavedone everything, to stand.”

What is “after you have done everything, to stand”? A lot of times, we talk too much. We ask the Lord for this and that, we continue begging, crying, asking…with no stop! Do we need to do so? I do not think so. The Lord is very clear through His instructions: we have a physical, emotional, spiritual need? We can put it in prayer, believe that He heard and wait with thanksgiving to receive it. As simple as that. We ask; we fast (if the Holy Spirit asks for it); we continue giving thanks as if we have received it already and that’s all. As we have done all, then we stand…

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Drop it! (nv)

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Hello world, hello friends! I do not know how are you today but by faith I pray to our Father in Heavens to put His arms around you and lift you up and out of any sorrow, any concern. I pray that all of us go and leave everything on His feet, in front of the Throne of grace and leave them just there, to just drop them and trust Him that He is in control, in Jesus Name amen!

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

-Isaiah 40v31

I love Isaiah book. I had the privilege to teach it for six months last year in our Friday Bible Study and as our study was going on, I came to realize how much this book…

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Questioning?????

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Isaiah 45v11

“This is what the LORD says–the Holy One of Israel, and its Maker: Concerning things to come, do you question me about my children, or give me orders about the work of my hands?”

Languages, words can play games with us and we play games with them.

Question, what is question and what it is to be questioned?

I think the answer is obvious.

  • Question:  An expression of inquiry that invites or calls for a reply.
  • Questioned:  An interrogative sentence, phrase, or gesture or To express doubt about; dispute.

Do you think that we can questioned God?

Do you think that we can ask questions God?

The difference is clear. The Lord wants us to ask the questions and get understanding, clarity, to search and find, to seek and knock. When we search for something, we need to ask questions, such as What, How, Why, When…

Ecclesiastes 3v6

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Keep seeking…

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Today, let’s meditate in two scriptures, one of them my favourite! Here it goes…

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

-Matthew 6v33

For everyone who asks receives; he whoseeksfinds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

-Matthew 7v8

I understand that as long as we seek for His Kingdom, all we need in life will be given. Also it is written that who seeks finds. I understand that as long as I seek, I will find eventually. The excuses of the type “but I do love the Lord, I do try to do this and that…but nothing works” seems pale to me. I do agree that things take time to happen. It is part of the process but when somebody has truly received Jesus Christ as the Lord of his/her life and the…

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