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Tuesday, July 5th, 2005
1:23 pm - New Community-- Prayer For India!

randmconstructs


Greetings one and all,

This community is being established for those who desire to pray for India, have a heart for India, who are Indian (living anywhere), are missionaries in India, or just want to check out what God is doing in that large region. The purpose of this community will be cultural exchange between regions of India (anything from Divali to Desi food recipes to religious/cultural study to Bollywood), understanding, keeping up with news and needs of India, and correspondences between all affiliated with India in some way.

I look forwards to seeing what God will accomplish as we all gather together with one purpose.
http://www.livejournal.com/users/prayerforindia
 
--- all welcome to join ---

++will be cross-posted++


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Friday, May 27th, 2005
9:16 pm

hope_healing
As my introduction, I wanted to post a picture collection I put together that speaks for itself - the first two rows to the left are who I was before I submitted my life over to Jesus as Lord and Savior of my life. The last two rows to the right are who I am now after He forgave me and delivered me from the darkness. To put my testimony briefly, I have been in the mental health system for over 12 years for severe mental health issues including depression, PTSD, and eating disorders (there was much more than this). In pictures, I rarely smiled and if I did it was either a half smile or attempting to look erotic (which to me was how one looks pretty). When I finally was able to give myself fully over to the Lord and no longer live for myself, all of that was wiped away in an instant. The last pictures were taken just the other day, a month and a half after He did this miracle healing in my life. As you can see, I am at peace and filled with joy - the smile is not a half smile/fake smile to look good for the camera but the real thing. I can't tell you how many times I have wept for joy, literally started shaking with excitement, and felt a wave of calmness and peace over me. He truly healed me and delivered me and I will not be silent and telling others about Him. From day one He called me into ministry. That day I had gotten an email from someone asking what they had to do to be saved. From there I started an online ministry at livejournal abandoning my old journals, my testimony is being published in a local Christian paper that prints 16,000 copies per month, and now I have a position with the paper to update their website! Being in ministry is such a blessing and I am so glad to be a part of God's family serving Him and carrying forth His mission to tell the lost world about Him. Thank you Jesus for saving a wretch like me. May others find you as I did and take you as their personal Lord and Savior. May others find their personal healing that can only be found in you and boldly tell the world what you have done in their lives. Praise be to God who alone deserves the glory, honor, and praise!

A New Creation: From Darkness to Light



*This pictorial testimony has been crossposted to several Christian based communities for the sole purpose of telling as many as possible about what God can do in the life of a person with the hope that more people can come to a saving knowledge of Him. Please forgive me if you receive multiple copies of this on your friends page - I only want to get the message out so more can know Him as I now do.*

Britany, age 27, servant of Jesus Christ my Lord, single stay-at-home mother, student of two colleges one for web design and the other for ministry and evangelism, and in full time ministry. If you want to know more about me, come check out my online ministry at: hope_healing.

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004
10:44 pm

songforasavior
Hello, friends!

songforasavior is my new, devotional journal. There I'll be posting devotionals I've written or ones I've found on a website or in a book. Right now, I'm going to go through My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers, along with other things too.


Feel free to add it to your list. =)



(This idea was inspired by xtravagance. ♥)

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Sunday, January 25th, 2004
10:33 am - FaithRevealed

poppit

Hello everyone,

I wanted to let you know that I am the mod of a community called faithrevealed  and it has been a little slow lately. I was wondering if anyone would come and join it to help it get up and running. It's a community to help with questions, prayers, and anything really that Christians want to share about their faith. I hope to see some new members!

God Bless,

~M.



current mood: productive

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Friday, January 9th, 2004
11:29 am - Prayer Request for Tonight at 9pm

dantherm




I am a member of the seekinghisface community and tonight is the big election night for a new head leader. God has given us a very dynamic leadership staff and an annointed ministry. Day to day we face spiritual attacks on all sides, but that does not throw off the plans of God. Hallelujah!

This is to be the first night that almost all the leadership have met together. Tonight at 9pm we seek more than God's chosen for leadership, we seek the Spirit's pouring upon our ministry. We seek a unified one accord Body of Leaders. We seek God's will.

I am praying for God to act upon our ministry like He did in Acts 2.

The Fellowship of the Believers

42They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. 44All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need. 46Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.

We need prayer for spiritual protection by the Blood of Jesus, the Spirit's annointing power, and for discernment. Anything God places on your heart to pray for, please do. You will be serving more than just our leadership Body and the Lord. You'll be serving the entire Body of Seeking His Face Ministries and everyone they interact with.

If you are led, fast on our behalf.

God Bless you and may you seek his face daily.

Love in Christ,
Dan

P.S. If you are the moderator and you aren't a member of christianmods, contact me for an invite to the closed community.

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Friday, November 28th, 2003
12:09 am

amanduh8
hey everyone no one ever right in here... whats going on???

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Sunday, October 19th, 2003
6:08 pm - LJ COMMUNITY INVITE... Seeking His Face

dantherm
http://www.livejournal.com/users/seekinghisface

I have created this community primarily for those who wish to seek God with all their heart, mind, and soul together in one accord. The exact aim of this community varies with the vast array of unique children of God that will be brought here. Prayer requests shared. Godly insight passed. A poem of exhortation lifted up-- devoid of pride and selfishness.

We come here to jointly commit to giving God our all and decide to strive to do so together by whatever means He calls us to.

Thinking outside the box of the temporal led by the direction of He who knows the eternal.

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Thursday, October 16th, 2003
12:45 pm - Thoughts from my paper journal

scenicmind
I sat on a rock quietly watching my two little ones playfully throwing rocks into the sea; their goal, apparently was to find the rock that would make the biggest splash. Most entertaining was my youngest, a toddler, who seemed to have in mind that the larger the rock, the better the result.
For some time I watched as he struggled determinedly with the same rock. He would pick it up awkwardly, grunting with the weight of it as he lifted it above his tiny shoulder. Then with all his might he would throw it and watch it land right in front of him, barely touching the edge of the water. Apparently unsatisfied he would then place all of his effort into reaching for the same rock and doing it all again.
I kept watching as he repeated this several times, until he instead reached for a smaller rock and with great effort hurled it into the sea, causing a deep sounding splash. "Yes!" he cried, obviously pleased with the result of his effort.
The lesson: don't waste all your efforts on fruitless ideas. Sometimes it's the little things that make the biggest splash.

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Friday, May 16th, 2003
1:07 am - Staying Optimistic in Discouraging Times

pinkpunkette
hey friends! just felt like sharing about this. hoped it will bless you. give me some feedback yea! =)

Staying Optimistic in Discouraging Times

well faith is de key to unlock God's power in your life, agree? never mind if you dun, im just gonna go on anyway. hah. in

Matthew 9:29 - Then He touched their eyes, saying, "According to your faith let it be to you".

cool?

okay lemme sidetrack a lil, im gonna introduce something, "LAW OF EXPECTATION". see, God create laws to govern the whole earth. laws are constant. e.g LAW OF GRAVITY. it's alwas constant, it not only works for today when de weather is hot, it doesn't depend on anything, it works yesterday, today and forever. imagine if it doesn't, you mite wake up realising yer in mid-air, floating above de indian ocean. LAWS can work for you or against you. my leader was sharing about him when he was young, he used to dream of being a superman (many would relate to this), but everytime he tries to run and leap, he'd fall back to ground, flat. see, de law of gravity work against him. but you know there's an invention, where they attached this dynamo thing to de bicycle wheels, so as you paddle, the electricity generated would be able to light up the lights, yea duh. so yea, de LAW can work for you or against you. get it?

same thing for de law of expectation. in Job 3:25 - For the thing I greatly feared has come upon me, and what I dreaded has happened to me. okay look, obviously Job has been expecting all these. for those of you who dunno what happened to him, his whole family died and all his crops, plantations were all destroyed, he was stripped til nothing. see, law of expectation.

Our expectations in life will influence our happiness, our life, our everything. be an OPTIMIST, expect good things. you dun need to be a christian to know this, but it will be an awesome thing if you are, cuz you wun lose out on anything. trust me.

okay neway back to wad i was saying. instead of focusing on what you dun wanna happen, why dun you jus expect what you wanna happen? cool? dun even entertain a negative thought. right. okay go to Phil 1:20, here Paul says that .. 'according to my earnest expectation to glorify God in all things i do..' see, he expects, and He was de greatest hero for God, he went through ups and downs, prisons and hell, but at the end, he glorified God throughout his life.

Why we should expect the best?

1) Expecting the best honours God. it simply means "my daddy can do everything". David expects God to deliver him from Goliath, and God did, despite all.

2) Expect the best increases yer ability. every athlete expects de best, no olympic swimmer goes up the platform thinking that they'd lose or shiver from other competitors, the only thought that runs through their mind is 'I WILL WIN', see that's why they are world-record breakers. it all lies in the attitude.

right, lemme share this. de greatest boxer, Mhd ALI. in his whole entire life, he only lose 2 fights, and they found out that these 2 fights are de only 2 times outta hundreds that during the press conference, he actually said something like 'what if i lose'.. see. power of expectation.

3) Expecting the best encoruages others. it's contagious. instead of spoiling people's day, why dun you just be positive and keep people going. enough about war and SARS. time fer some real good stuffs.

right. this is getting better. wanna know how to stay optimistic and get de law works for you? well pay me. through cheque or visa, either way. =) rite. hahaha.

5 practical ways to stay optimistic:

1) Start yer day with faith. studies have shown that 1st 10 mins of the days sets de tone of de entire day. David is de best example. in Psalm 5:3 - My voice You shall hear in the morning O Lord; in the morning I will direct it to You, And I WILL LOOK UP.

cool? be like David, look up to God. dun read de newspaper if you dun have enough faith. instead of letting de news of war dampen yer whole day, look to God man, proclaim all His promises. stuffs like "For de Lord delights in de prosperity of His servant".. you know God provides, He is Jehovah Jireh, common, so many promises, get them to work for you. ditch the stupid newspaper.

2) Look at the POSITIVES in every situation. de greatest inventor, Thomas Edison, his laboratory which contained all his records of his inventions, ALL his hardworks, his sweat, his time, was BURNED down. but he went back to de scene after de fire, and he said "there is great value in disaster, thank God for it, because it burned down all my mistakens and i can work all over again" no wonder he went on to be de greatest inventor on earth.

he turns his tombstone into a new stepping stone. cool thing man.

3) Give yer worries to God. Jesus said in Luke 12:28 "DO NOT WORRY" Let God take charge of the day man. rite, get ready for a story. there's this missionary, named Andrew Murray, nt very sure abt de name, but yea neway, he reaches out to orphans, daily, he'd say grace with de orphans and spend time wiv them. so what happened one morning is that after their grace, the children asked "where's de bread and milk?" Andrew Murrray went on, "Dun worry, let's just thank God for today and say our grace".. right after their AMEN, they heard a 'bam' just right outside their orphanage. there was an accident, both trucks coming in opposite directions collided. one truck was carrying milk and another bread, so it spilled and so the driver told them the orphans could take everything. see, GOD WILL PROVIDE. though it's quite funny. hahaha =)

4) Stop speaking negatively. neurologists found out through studies that once you say yer sicked, de brain would set de whole immune system to receive any virus, it will be weak. just like what Jesus said in Matthew "According to yer faith let it be done to you" well anyone recall trying to talk yerself into sickness? i remember i did, i kept saying i have a headache to escape some physical arrangements stuffs back in sch, in de end i really fell sicked. stupid. see, bible says our tongue, though is a lil thing, but it's like a rudder that stirs the entire ship, it stirs the whole course of yer life. so speak positive things yea.

5) Remember yer future is blessed. in Jeremiah 29:11. read it. go. God promises a hope and a future. hold onto it. Jesus died on de cross, took de curse and we're entitled to the blessings of Abraham.

i dunno abt de world, i only know my God provides. i know my God loves me, i know my Daddy can do everything for me.

yea, that's abt it. it's a long blog. hoped that yer blessed. God loves you, and He desires to show you mighty works. and those of you who are so against Jesus or dun even know Him, tell you. He's a wonderful friend, He's someone who never breaks His promises.

i'd be living hell if not for God and Jesus. rite, so what if He's someone i imagined or He's not real, you may think.. but if im so happy now, so complete believing in God? so why i just believe since i have nothing to lose? same for you. GET THE LAWS work for you, instead of working towards it. superman only happens on TV.

BLESS YOU. =)

current mood: happy

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2003
10:59 pm - Huge life changes!

scenicmind

Yesterday my husband and I heard from God and made a huge decision in regards to a vision that God gave us years ago and a passion that he planted deep in our hearts at the end of last year, which has grown stronger each day.

Read More.

Many people do not and will not believe in us, and that is ok, because it is not necessary for the development of the ministry. But before long there will be undeniabke evidence. I ask that those of you who believe in us will support us in prayer during this time.

Thanks.



current mood: peaceful

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Thursday, January 30th, 2003
1:21 am - Introducing me

scenicmind
To kick off this community journal I thought I would post a little about myself. I am a 22 year old Christian woman from New Zealand. I am married with two children, both boys, aged 4 & 1. This year in July my oldest son starts school.

I am currently involved in a new ministry called The Cleft which aims at bringing the gospel to prostitutes working on the street. Our church building is on one of the main streets in our city where the prostitutes work, so we run a free coffee bar for these women weekly on a Friday night. It has been very rewarding. There are a couple of other ministries in town who reach out to these same women, however ours is different in the sense that while theres reflects more of a social service flavour ours is primarily about Salvations. This means our main focus is sharing the gospel truth, rather than simply providing a coffee bar service. Yes, we want to feed them, provide warmth, and help to heal their wounds, but we believe if they do not hear the gospel, we may as well not heal their wounds. To put it bluntly, we see no point in helping them to stop selling their bodies if they may end up going to hell anyway.

The essence of that ministry pretty much sums up the essence of my whole life, and who I am as a person. I believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, I believe in what He did for us on the cross, and I believe in sharing that truth with others. I have discovered I can be very creative in the way that I do this.

Well thats about all from me for now, hope to hear from others soon.

current mood: happy

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