Morning Coffee 4/6/18 Giving Up The Moon

Hello Family,

The devotions will be in podcast form. I will still write as God leads. Enjoy!

 

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Morning Coffee 2/16/18 Prayer For The Future

Heavenly Father,

I trust you in the future that you are leading me to. I take my hands off the wheel and let you have your way. I will only move when you say move, and i will stay when you tell me to stay. I don’t see every step on my path but I am trusting you that you have ordered every step that i need to take. Even when the valley of the shadow of death surrounds me, I will not fear. Because you go before me clearing the path and lighting the way. You are my help, you are my way maker, you are my light in the darkness that is who you are. I trust you God lead me and I will follow. In Jesus name Amen!

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Morning Coffee 12/13/17 The Priest &The Virgin

FIRST READ LUKE 1:5-38

18 Zechariah said to the angel, “How can I be sure this will happen? I’m an old man now, and my wife is also well along in years.”

38 Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” And then the angel left her. – Luke 1:38 NLT

Hello family

We are open vessels for God to use according to His good will. We have a priest in one of the highest positions chosen to burn incense in the sanctuary. This man has been in the Holy of Holies, a man seen as connected with God. Then we have a virgin a common young woman, engaged to a carpenter. Both are visited by Gabriel the Archangel and given messages of great news. But the responses are totally different.

Both asked how the things that were told to them will happen, but the difference is the openness of their heart. Like the priest we can serve God in presence and do all the “christian duties” but totally miss an opportunity to fully receive from a move of God. It’s amazing that the vessel in the “lower” position in society was the most open but The vessel of high status had his lid half away on not fully willing to receive what was being poured into him.

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Morning Coffee 5/24/17 2 Lions (Poem)

2 Lions

My mind is a battle ground.

My heart is the prize

With in me are two lions fighting for strength and size.

This battle never ends it never goes

it only ebbs and flows.

This battle is not something I choose.

The two lions do not fight with there teeth or roars.

These lions use words that when acted on can open diffrent doors

The crazy thing about this battle is i decide who wins.

These loins call for my attention and time

they seek to have all my focus

ether one can devour me like a plague of locust.

One lion screams world lust

the other shouts in God we trust.

One lion is boom the other is bust.

So here i am caught in the middle

My flesh and Gods will

I can’t treat this like its lets make a deal.

Because the choices i make will have a lasting impact

The choices i make will leave me tattered or standing intact.

2 lions, my mind is the battle ground

My heart is the prize that leads to my soul.

One lion will leave you broken but the other will make you whole.

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Morning Coffee 3/20/17 I Don’t Understand It (But I Will Obey)

READ EXODUS 3:1-4

4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here [am] I. – Exodus 3:4 KJV

Hello family, I don’t fully understand all that God as set before me. What i do know is that He has called me and I must answer. I cannot turn away from the “burning bush” He has set before me. He has called me for such a time as this!

God is presenting “burning bushes” to those He has chosen and they have to answer. You may not fully understand the “burning bush” in front of you but it is the first step you must take to accomplish all that God has for you. Don’t try and force it, if you do you will just burn out. It is God operating in you that will show you how to get things done. 19 When you are arrested, don’t worry about how to respond or what to say. God will give you the right words at the right time. 20 For it is not you who will be speaking–it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. – Matthew 10:19-20 NLT

Keep your ear to the ground so that you will sense where the spirt is leading. Be on high alert, be watching and ever ready for when God tells you to move. The time now is so incredibly critical. Just as Ester received and acted on the wisdom of her uncle Mordecai. It is such a time as this that you act and  move according to the Holy Spirit.

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Morning Coffee 11/22/16 Roll Up Your Sleeves

Read Romans 13:1-7

1 Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. 2 So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished. – Romans 13:1-2 NLT

Hello family, Weather you like it or not Donald J. Trump will be come the next president of the United States Of America. God permitted this to happen. Now be for you get  righteously angry with me. reread the opening scripture. “Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. So anyone who rebels against authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and they will be punished.” – Romans 13:1-2 NLT

Is it time to stress, is it time to worry, is it time to grumble and complain? No! Now is the time to pray (if you haven’t been start). Now is the time to take our positions in God’s kingdom (if we haven’t already). Now is the time to remember that no man can override God. We don’t react to what Trump says or any other person but we act according to what the Holy Spirt says. “Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit.” – Romans 8:5 NLT

If you think about what CNN says and worry about what FOX news is doing, you are not going to follow what God is telling you to do. Yeah Trump is gonna be president, big deal! To be honest i don’t care who sits in that oval office. Because God is in control! let me say it again, i don’t care who sits in that oval office. Because God is in control! And just maybe God allowed this to get our attention. Maybe He did this to shake us from our cushy american dream world.Now is not the time for panic. Now is the time to roll up our sleeves!

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Morning Coffee 7/5/16 Compose Your Self (This Is your Moment)

Read 2Timothy 1:1-7

7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. – 2 Timothy 1:7 NLT

Hello family, When I read this scripture, I think of a warrior preparing themselves for battle. They have been fully trained for what lies ahead and now it is time to apply the training. Paul is basically giving Timothy a pep talk to keep him fired up.

When we step out to do what God told us to do there will be steps that we won’t be notified of until we need to make them. At these moments we must keep our composure. We cannot get scattered during these critical moments. I like to know every step ahead but this year has not been the case. And i have had to keep moving as God planned.

Keep building the gifts God gave you, keep training, keep working the plan God is giving you. This is your moment! Remember God cannot be caught off guard he knows what lies ahead! So breathe deep and move forward!

Much Love & God Bless

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Morning Coffee 5/6/16 Low Income Mentality

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Read Matthew 24:14-30

18 But the servant who received the one bag of silver dug a hole in the ground and hid the master’s money. – Matthew 25:18 NLT

Hello family, A child came down from playing with her toys. She saw her father sitting quietly by the fireplace. She quietly approached him putting her hand on his. He turned, smiled and picked her up into his lap. They sat in the warm glow of the fire for a while. The father discerning his daughter, asked “is there something you want to ask me?”

The child nodded yes. “What is it that you want ask?” the father replied. “Some new dollies please daddy?” The father stood up still holding his child, “Come lets go to your room.” when they came to the room it was a sight to behold. Dresses, little shoes dolls lay everywhere, it was a total mess. The father looked at his daughter and said, “Do you remember me telling you if you want better toys, you have to take good care of the ones you have?”

The daughter protested, “But it’s too hard daddy i can’t clean this up! It takes to much time to organize them!” Clearing his throat the father sat his daughter down on the messy bed and sat next to her and said, “Well with an attitude like that you wont be getting new dolls.”

Do you have a low income mentality? Do you dream of great things but when you see the leg work that needs to be done for those things, you back off? Has God said to you “go take good care of what you have!” Only to let it fall by the wayside?

I will be the first to rase my hand! i have had a low income mentality. God provided me with certain gifts and abilities. I want to go higher but Daddy keeps saying, “Do well with what you got!” and my reply is “It’s too hard!” If it was too hard, if you could not take good care of it. If you could not be a Good steward over the ministries, the gifts, the talents, the mission, the car, the house, the family that He (God) gave you. If you could not do it He would not have given it to you!

Stop looking at your situation as impossible! It is well with in your God given ability! We do not have a low income of anything! Our Daddy God got it all!  (read Psalm 50:10) As you take better care of the things in front  of you, He will keep fueling you from his limitless resources!

You can’t put more gas in a car with a full tank. God is saying, “I have placed in you all you need to get started.” As you drive along and need more gas or a bigger this or more powerful that, He will add it. But only if you have the right mindset to handle it.

No more low income mentality! Don’t burry you one talent in fear. We don’t live by that! Go and grow what God gave you!

  

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer      

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Morning Coffee 3/8/16 Let Go Of The Pinky

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Read Matthew 10

1 Jesus called his twelve disciples together and gave them authority to cast out evil spirits and to heal every kind of disease and illness. – Matthew 10:1 NLT

Hello family, When I was a toddler learning how to walk i would hold on to my mothers hand for security and stability. Over time my legs grew stronger and my balance improved. But still i clung to the pinky finger of my mothers hand. She would resist and shake my little hand free urging me to walk on my own but i still wanted to hold on.

Jesus did not wait until He was leaving to send out the disciples. While He was still with them, He gave them the authority to heal and cast out evil spirits. He gave them instructions on how to conduct themselves and what to take and not to take.

Im sure there may have been some apprehension in some of the disciples but they still went and did as Jesus told them. Has God recently pushed you out of your comfort zone and said “Go I give you Authority to (fill in the blank)?

Well, then? get up and do it if God said you can walk then walk! Let go of his pinky and Go do What he as told you to do! Go Get it!!!!

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Morning Coffee 2/29/16 It’s Simple Just Let Go!

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Read Proverbs 3:1-8

5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. – Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV

Hello family, my family and I were watching a show called air disasters. The show was covering the crash of a Russian passenger plain in 1994. This was a crash that was preventable. Long story short the pilot had allowed his son to sit in his seat, while the son was in his seat the pilot disabled the auto pilot for a few seconds to allow the son to turn the control stick then re engaged the autopilot.

But when the auto pilot re engaged, the son was still turning the control stick so the things did not go back to normal they panicked in the process they lost control of the plane and crashed. The pilots  tried all they knew to do to regain control of the plan fighting it to the end. The Investigators linked up  the clues as to why this crash happened.

Although the autopilot was turned back on it did not have full control of all the systems, that system was the system that controlled the turning of the plane that system was still in control of the boy when things went bad. All the pilots had to do to correct every thing was let go of the control stick and let the autopilot take full control and level the plane.

Sadly we do the same in our own lives. God will have everything running nice then we decide we want to have a little fun and take control when we should not. When we realize the danger we do give control back to God (autopilot) but not full control we keep our hand on the controls fighting what God is trying to fix. He won’t force us to give Him full control, He will take what we give Him although He wants it all. And what we try to do fails or it is not as successful as it could have been.

Just let go!!!! God understands you messed up and you want it to be fixed. Well, let Him fix it! Stop trying to help Him, God don’t need your help you are the one in need of help! God will fix it we just have to let Go and go back to being a passenger.

        

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