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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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Terms Of Engagement
 
The average pagan may respect
 Us for our good behavior…
He may listen real politely
As we speak about our Savior.

But do we really have the words
To attract him to the Lord?
Words are good, but pagan hearts
Are usually worldly hard. 


He sees no wrong in getting drunk
If getting drunk’s his thing.
Nothing wrong in telling lies
 Or engaging in a fling.


He may like to surf the internet
Sometimes after hours.
Swearing doesn’t bother him…
It displays his manly powers!


Attending church is surely not
On his lists of things to do.
But one thing to remember…
 He will be watching me and you!


What kind of power will it take
To open up his heart?
Have we gotten his attention?
Have we even made a start?


But, too, there is the good pagan
Who lives a decent life.
Donates to every charity...
Is faithful to his wife.


He simply has no faith in God
Is not open to receive.
Can the life we live before him
 Convince him to believe? 

 We were taken out of darkness
Brought into the Savior’s light.
We are to show a watching world
How He really does shine bright!

 

Is the picture we present of acts
 Of love straight from our hearts?
Do we spotlight His Grace
Every time the curtain parts?

 
Since actions speak much louder
Than mere words ever could
The way to show them Jesus
Is by always doing good.

 
We can’t bypass the porn shop
Without prayer for those within…
Or walk right pass the homeless
Like their lives are wasteful sin.

 
Jesus came to save the world…
He loved on the unlovely.
A Christ filled with compassion
Couldn’t just ignore the ugly.

 
The spotlight is on Jesus
When it’s turned on you and me
Do we always do Him justice?
   Practice Christianity?

 
 Did Jesus sit and hibernate
 With his chosen few?
No, He sent them out into the world
Like He’s sending me and you.


Take a Holy Ghost initiative!
Strike an apostolic stride!
The terms of our engagement
Are not  meant to keep inside!
 
Doris Jacobs-Covington
October 11, 2012



 
 
John 20: 21-
Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you:
 as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.
 
 

1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood,
 an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew
 forth the praises of him who hath called you out of
 darkness into his marvellous light;  
 
1 Peter 2:12
 Live such good lives among the pagans that,
 though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may
 see your good deeds and glorify God on the day
 he visits us.
 
 
Matthew 5:16
Let your light so shine before men, that they
 may see your good works, and glorify your
 Father who is in heaven.
 



 
 






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