Morning Coffee 3/27/17 More of Him And Less Of Your Opinions

READ JOHN 3:22-31

30 He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less. – John 3:30 NLT

Hello family, One thing John the Baptist understood from the day one of his ministry is that he was an open vessel for God to use. John understood that he needed to have himself and all His opinions out of they way so the untainted word of God could flow through him.

Opinions, reservations, prejudices, attitudes we develop from this world must not just be put aside but must be extinguished. Don’t believe me see  2 corinthians 10:5. all too often God has a message to be delivered and he decides to use you as the vessel to deliver it. We receive the message but we look it and try to fix it because it wont bring more followers to our blog or its gonna hurt my best friend feelings or people will move on to another church and stop coming to mine!

Here is a reality check! WHEN IT COMES TO DELIVERING THE MESSAGE HE GAVE YOU, GOD DOESN’T CARE TO HAVE YOU INSERTING YOUR FEELINGS, OPINIONS!  All He wants is for you to daily practice yielding yourself to His will so His work will be accomplished. 

Much Love & God Bless

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Sunday Thoughts 3/26/17

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What you want you will find! Ill say it again what you want you will find. We will move heaven and earth to get to tv to see the football game on time. We leave our phone on our lap in the middle of the minister bringing the message so we don’t miss that notification from Facebook. #guilty We will feel God tug on our hearts to walk outside and spend some QUALITY TIME  with Him but we will tell him I’m busy not right now and then go and the most unproductive thing to do.

From the very beginning from Adam till to this very day All God wants is to have intimate quality time with you His creation. the questions will you be available

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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.

Much Love & God Bless

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Sunday Thoughts 3/19/17

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What if the fire you are going through was built for your benefit? What if shortcomings are ultimately designed to help to in the long-run? What if that thorn in your side was designed to keep you at the feet of the father? What if The storm was made to give you peace?

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Morning Coffee 3/13/17 Nevertheless

39 He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, “O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You [will].” – Matthew 26:39 NKJV

Hello family, Here we truly see that Jesus dealt with the issues of being in human form. He knows what lies ahead. He knew all that he would have to endure. Here is our savior crying out to the heavenly father to provide a way out. But nevertheless he submits to the fathers will.

We all have thought and ideas of how we want our life to go and that is good, we should make plans but also remember that God has full right to totally rearrange them. And He wont force you  to do His plans. He will let you run your self out until you finally come to Him. Why run when you will end up submitting anyway?

We should live our life with a nevertheless at the end instead of a period. In every plan you make don’t put a period on it but put a nevertheless. Why because we are not the captain of our lives God is. We are simply the first officer we can chart a course but the Captain can come in and totally redirect it because there are treacherous waterers to navigate. And He has all the updated maps and charts with the proper depth measurements.

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Sunday Thoughts 3/5/17

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9 “For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of [those] whose heart [is] loyal to Him. In this you have done foolishly; therefore from now on you shall have wars.” – 2 Chronicles 16:9 NKJV

Hello family. Welcome to Sunday Thoughts. This wont be as deep as the devotions. This will be short thought provoking messages. This scripture shows how jealous God is for our Hearts. God is looking for ANYONE who will pursue Him relentlessly. ANYONE who will Love Him relentlessly. ANYONE who’s heart is loyal to Him and Him alone. ANYONE who will abandon themselves and chase after Him. Will YOU be the ANYONE He finds?

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Morning Coffee 2/20/17 Whats Next?

I gave you land you had not worked on, and I gave you towns you did not build–the towns where you are now living. I gave you vineyards and olive groves for food, though you did not plant them. “So fear the LORD and serve him wholeheartedly. Put away forever the idols your ancestors worshiped when they lived beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt. Serve the LORD alone. But if you refuse to serve the LORD, then choose today whom you will serve. Would you prefer the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates? Or will it be the gods of the Amorites in whose land you now live? But as for me and my family, we will serve the LORD.” – (Joshua 24:13-15 NLT)

Hello family, During our life we will see many mountain tops. We will have many victories. Often we sometimes find our self standing on a mountain top wandering what next. We feel great that we have had this awesome victory. But now all the confetti has fallen, the buzz is fading and we feel God start to move and shift our seasons.

What Next God? This question was posed to me by one of my spiritual fathers. At the time a had so much in me i could not give a sold answer. But I was not asked that question to provide him with a right or wrong answer. The question was a challenge for me to not rest on my laurels. It was a challenge meant to push me forward into perusing God for the next step.

Everyday we are given the choice to serve the gods of this world. Or serve the true and living God. Everyday we are face with a what next. And that answer can only come from God. Because each day is a new day with a different mission, another step on this journey called life and we can get pulled off by stuff that will make us feel good. Our purpose is not to feel good! But to make as big of an impact as we can with our God given talents. We will always need to know what is next. That is why many times God wont let us rest to long, He has a plan for us that he needs us to carry out. There are many more mountain tops to stand on. So continue to pursue God. Celebrate all he has done in your life but keep moving forward.

Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer        

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Morning Coffee Devotions: Poking At Their Problems Pt1 2/1/17

Read John 4:1-18

7 Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” 8 He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. 9 The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans. She said to Jesus, “You are a Jew, and I am a Samaritan woman. Why are you asking me for a drink?” – (John 4:7-9 NLT)

Hello family,  Over the past few years and even beyond that. The Church (body of Christ) in general has been In a frame of mind where we are quick to see and poke at the issues of the world and stand up and point the finger at every thing that is wrong and fold its arms like a disappointed adult.

Yes, we are to make disciples of all nations and lead the Lost to Christ. But how can the lost come if all they are greeted with is a bunch of finger pointing and being told how bad off they are. Tell me something, would you hang around someone who made it their number one priority to poke at and highlight every thing that you are doing wrong? No, you would not.

I have a christian group for fans of the cartoon My little Pony. One of the member is not a believer. She made this statement to me. “Im glad I found this group I really have true friends here all of you have shown me what GOOD christians are like.” In the time that she has been apart of the group i have seen her respond positively to my inspirational post. She has even come to me for prayer. She even sent me this message one evening when i had a bad headache. “I pray your God Heals you.” Wow! When she first joined she was very defensive but God is working on her heart drawing her closer. All I have done is shared my life with her and God stared the rest.

Yes, I see the issues in her life, but God did not tell me to point that out. he told me to welcome her with open arms and to encourage her and show her the love of Christ. You see with the woman at the well Christ started with her physical need but was aiming for Her spiritual need. He didn’t come out the gate with a bunch of accusations and finger pointing. He turned a normal conversation right around and spoke to the heart of the woman Christ spoke to the root of her issues, not the symptoms.

Yes, this world has issues but if we look with God’s eyes only then can God use us to tend to the root of the issues. We will get no where poking at the worlds issues. Poking at the problems will not show the world why they need Christ

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Morning Coffee The Book Is Finally Here!

Hello Family!

It has been a while since i typed those words. First I want to thank all of you for your support even in my absence from the blog God was truly taking me through a process with this book and showing me a lot of things about myself (let me tell you it can be ugly when God puts the mirror in front of you) some of you may have stopped following due to the lack of activity and that is understandable. Some of you may have been quietly praying for me (your prayers were felt).

This Book that i have mentioned over and over again is finally published! It is currently available on createspace.com  soon to be available on Amazon! yes Amazon!!!! and coming soon to kindle! wow! Within this book is 60 plus devotions, poems and words of inspiration that God has given me to share with all of you! For those of you that have been following me a long time some of the devotions may be familiar but each devotion has taken on a new light. This book truly was and is a journey for me. And i thank You for being apart of it!

MCD going forward will be posted weekly A new devotion will be posted every Monday starting this coming Monday Febuary 6th! And now I present to you Morning Coffee Devotions: Vol 1 (click image to be taken to the books webpage)

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Morning Coffee The Book Is Finally Here!

Hello Family!

It has been a while since i typed those words. First I want to thank all of you for your support even in my absence from the blog God was truly taking me through a process with this book and showing me a lot of things about myself (let me tell you it can be ugly when God puts the mirror in front of you) some of you may have stopped following due to the lack of activity and that is understandable. Some of you may have been quietly praying for me (your prayers were felt).

This Book that i have mentioned over and over again is finally published! It is currently available on createspace.com  soon to be available on Amazon! yes Amazon!!!! and coming soon to kindle! wow! Within this book is 60 plus devotions, poems and words of inspiration that God has given me to share with all of you! For those of you that have been following me a long time some of the devotions may be familiar but each devotion has taken on a new light. This book truly was and is a journey for me. And i thank You for being apart of it!

MCD going forward will be posted weekly A new devotion will be posted every Monday starting this coming Monday Febuary 6th! And now I present to you Morning Coffee Devotions: Vol 1 (click image to be taken to the books webpage)

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Much Love & God Bless

B. Sawyer        

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