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ALL LIVES MATTER

ACRES OF DIAMONDS

ON ASSIGNMENT

HEAVENLY CHOICES

SATAN'S PLOT



THE MUSIC OF LIFE

MY MIRACLE

HOPE AND FAITH

CONFIDENCE IN CHRIST JESUS

Live-streaming

THE WONDERS OF HIS LOVE

SPIRITUAL THINGS

AIN'T NO ROCK

20/20 Vision

PROTECTING OUR BLINDSIDE

HE CHOOSE ME

SEEN AND LOVED BY GOD

TREASURE BOX

SETTLED OUT OF COURT

JESUS KNEW

BASKET OF EGGS

The AGONY AND THE ECSTACY

IT IS A MATTER OF THE HEART

BLIND MEN

STAY IN YOUR LANE

THE MESSIAH'S SEAT

THE SILENT CRY

THE SINFULNESS OF SIN

THE GLORY OF GOD

MORE THAN JUST A BABE

GOD'S GUARDIAN ANGELS

SHAME, OH SHAME, AMERICA

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I CHOOSE NOT

Revenge never reconciles us

 To God or to His plan.
For He alone reserves the right
To always avenge man.
 
Betrayal by someone we trust
Hurts and humiliates...
Yet wasn’t Christ, Himself, betrayed
And see the stance He takes.
 
We can’t tend to beds of roses
Without touching on a thorn.
Skies aren’t always painted blue...
We’ll face that sudden storm.
 
God doesn’t promise mountain tops
Without a valley low...
But He does promise to be right there
To soften each hard blow.
 
I choose never to let Satan steal
My joy and peace of mind.
If someone treats me less than fair
I’ll just be much more kind.
 
I’ll take the Word of God’s advice
And I won’t even know
Or notice when folks do me wrong...
My wounds will never show.
 
 
Through Christ I can contain myself...
I’m bigger and I’m better.
Life can only bring me down
If deceit becomes my debtor.
 
I choose not to lose or lay aside
My daily walk of love.
If Christ be for me those against
Will answer to above.
 
I refuse to let the enemy
Give all my i’s a dot
Because it’s not I but Christ in me
Who chooses to choose not.
 
 
Doris Jacobs-Covington
June 17, 2012

Dedicated to Billy

 


1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Love is kind and patient,
never jealous, boastful,
    proud, or rude.
Love isn’t selfish
    or quick tempered.
It doesn’t keep a record
    of wrongs that others do.
Love rejoices in the truth,
    but not in evil.
Love is always supportive,
loyal, hopeful,
    and trusting.



Matthew 6:14-15 (New Living Translation)
“If you forgive those who sin against you,

your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you
refuse to forgive others, your Father will not
forgive your sins. “


Colossians 3:12-14
“Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves,

 you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy,
kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.
 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults,
and forgive anyone who offends you.
 Remember, the Lord forgave you,
so you must forgive others.
14 Above all, clothe yourselves with love,
 which binds us all together in perfect harmony.”



 
 







I CHOOSE NOT


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