Stirred Up to Pray Paul gives us a term that really helps us describe the kind of prayer we’re going after—unceasing. Unceasing prayer brings the glory of God down. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 says we are to “Pray without ceasing.” That doesn’t mean you’re not doing anything else. It means that just as you are always physically breathing in and out as you go about your day, you should always be spiritually in a conversation with God. Always talking: “Yes, Lord;” and “See that, Father?” and “Help me, God,” and always, always in an attitude of prayer. When it comes to prayer, God Himself is in the stirring-up business. He doesn’t do it for His own good but for our good. We need to pray unceasingly because it is immeasurably good for us! Let’s look closely at God’s move to stir up Jeremiah (and us) to prayer: “The word of the LORD came to Jeremiah a second time while he was still shut in the court of the guard. Thus says the LORD who made the earth, the LORD who formed it to establish it—the LORD is His name: ‘Call to Me, and I will answer and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known’” (Jeremiah 33:1-3). Within these verses are four distinct promises from God to Jeremiah related to prayer. Do you see them? And when you do pray, ask God to bring the people and events into your life that will stir you up to pray even more. Stirring things are around us every moment, but we need the eyes and heart to see them. From the YouVersion Devotional called Authentic Prayer from James MacDonald. . . . . . #pray #unceasingprayer #praywithoutceasing #gloryofgod #talkwithgod #getstirredup #devotional #praydaily #lordsprayer

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Don’t eat wheat. Read down. @Regranned from @organicburst – There are now over 200 health conditions and/or adverse health effects associated with eating wheat – that can be found in peer-reviewed and published medical journals indexed in the National Library of Medicine’s biomedical database (source: Greenmedinfo.com).⠀ -⠀ Previously, consuming wheat was thought to be linked to celiac disease alone, whereas today the largely used term is “wheat toxicity”.⠀ -⠀ Cardiologist, New York Times #1 best selling author and researcher on wheat, Dr William Davis told us in his interview:⠀ ⠀ “Make no mistake about it: everyone benefits by not eating wheat. For every 1 out of 100 people with celiac disease, there are 99 more people with other health problems from wheat and grains”⠀ -⠀ Below are just some of the many health condition that studies have linked wheat and gluten consumption to:⠀ ❗️Autoimmune conditions⠀ ❗️Psoriasis⠀ ❗️Multiple sclerosis⠀ ❗️Schizophrenia⠀ ❗️Irritable Bowel Syndrome⠀ ❗️Infertility⠀ -⠀ Is eating wholegrain wheat or sprouted wheat totally fine though?⠀ -⠀ The short answer it “no” – wholegrain wheat is simply less processed, however it still contains gluten – the problematic protein in wheat and, amylopectin A – a unique carbohydrate in wheat that, according to Dr Davis: “raises blood sugar higher, ounce for ounce, gram for gram, than white table sugar: two slices of whole wheat bread raises blood sugar higher than 6 teaspoons of table sugar”.⠀ -⠀ Spouted wheat is also not ideal as it still contains wheat lectin (wheat germ agglutinin (WGA)), known to cause a broad range of adverse health effects,⠀ -⠀ Discover more about wheat + healthy and yummy alternatives in our interview with Dr Davis on our wellbeing hub Choc & Juice. Type “wheat” in search on http://ift.tt/2iVqje8 -⠀ #OBTip – #regrann #wheat #health #organicburst #eathealthy #cardiology #eathealthy #gluten

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Been thinking about this when I was praying today. Why can’t we just be…kind just be…compassionate just be…longsuffering just be…humble just be…a good listener just be…giving just be…merciful just be…loving just be…willing just be…obedient just be…faithful just be.. You can add your own to this ever – growing list of things we need to JUST BE. #justbe #giving #humble #obedient #loving #goodlistener #faithful #cooperative #giving #willing #merciful #pray #obedient #longsuffering #compassionate #kind

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Looking back and dwelling on past mistakes, wrong turns we’ve made, or perhaps people we’ve hurt or who’ve hurt us (but hopefully forgiven), we prevent ourselves from going forward and, in the process we stunt our growth in God. God doesn’t remember, neither should we. God forgives us; as a true follower of Christ, we must also forgive. A just man falls seven times; it says time(s) – – that means we must make an effort to keep getting back up (over, and over, and over again). Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13‭-‬14 KJV http://ift.tt/2AhgBd0 For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief. Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: Proverbs 24:16‭-‬17 KJV http://ift.tt/1e0CwFU . . . . . #nevergiveup #moveforward #getbackup #godforgives #encourage #forgive #dontlookback #goforward #scripture #getfit #god #christjesus #presstowardthemark @Regranned from @womenshealthnetwork – Perspective 🌱 Wise words from the queen of girl power, @liahmalley 🙏🏻 – #regrann

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As I reflect on this past year, I can say most of all I’m thankful that (besides God) God put some incredible people in my life. I wouldn’t have come this far without the prayers from my church family, and that of the friends I’ve gained. This has been a very trying and tumultuous year, but God has seen us through. I love my family and appreciate my close friends (including the IGr’s who’ve come into my life). We can’t make it without Him, nor can we truly live this life without the love of people who help carry our load. I’m grateful for you! #grateful #thankful #blessed #family #thanksgiving #friends #love #god #prayers #church #apostolic #holiday #givethanks #fellowship #togetherness

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Is this you? This very talented lady beautifully wrote something of which I’m very guilty. In just one moment, we can allow absolute chaos in our minds. This is when we need most often to lean on Him, pray, and read His word. I’m daily working on giving it all to Him, and putting into practice, (God) Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. -Reinhold Niebuhr Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it; Trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His Will; That I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with Him Forever in the next. (In Jesus Name) Amen. -W.W. Bartley Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you. Philippians 4:4‭-‬9 KJV http://ift.tt/2zTdFmB @Regranned from @novia_jonatan – 🐒 – #regrann #guilty #transparent #dontoverthinkthings #lettering #calligraphy #encourage #prayer #givethanks #scripture #rejoice #surrender #peace #overthinker #trusthim #godofpeace

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Guilty. Enough said. @Regranned from @wisebiblequotes – Sometimes when we get overwhelmed, we forget how big God is 😇💓 ! Double tap ❤️ if you love God 💕 ! #bibleverse #biblejournaling #biblestudy #bibleart #bible #bibleverses #biblereading #bibletime #biblequotes #god #godisgood #guilty #godisgreat #godislove #godismystrength #trusthim #servehim #godis #godisthegreatest #amen #amen🙏 – #regrann

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