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507th -- A Simple Bible


The Holy Bible which God has given us is a director and instruction manual
to life and is a priceless gift that we need to utilize to make us better.
God’s Word is not only an edifier, but is also a sword of the spirit and a
shield of protection against the wiles of the enemy. We sometimes forget
and do not use to our benefit the treasures that God’s Word has to offer,
but this day can be our wake up call to start afresh in reading, thinking
on and using the wisdom, direction and protection of the Holy Bible. We 
read in Psalm 119:105 “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto 
my path.” Be encouraged to invest your time in reading and studying the 
Bible because it will calm your heart, light your path and will give you 
wisdom and understanding beyond your years. (Ephesians 6:10-18)

I hope this message encourages your heart to seek God through His Word with
renewed vigor knowing that through the Bible’s timeless pages is comfort, 
strength and wisdom to continue on and become all that God has made you to be.


“I'm not supposed to give these away,” the young man said, handing me a 
display Bible, “but I sense you should have this.” I shrugged and absently
tucked it away. We had a Bible at home. I'd only stopped by the Gideon’s 
table because nothing else at the Iowa State Fair was set up.

A few days later I was walking to town when a car pulled up beside me. “Get
in,” the driver snarled, pointing a gun at me. I did as he said. Soon he 
pulled over, grabbed me and tried to force me down on the seat. I struggled
with all my strength. Finally he ordered me out of the car.

Before both my feet were on the ground, I heard a shot and felt a sharp 
pain in my side. I collapsed, and the man came around the car. He picked
up my purse, took out my wallet then threw the purse on my head and shot
it. I felt a dreadful impact. Still conscious, I lay silent, hoping he 
would think I was dead. I heard the car drive away, and I stumbled to a
nearby farmhouse. A woman called for help, and the police were closing in
on the drug-crazed driver based on the description I'd given them.

At the hospital, just before I went into surgery to remove the bullet in my
side, my sister came to see me. “Do you know what saved your life, Mavis?”
she asked.

She handed me the Bible that had been in my purse. A bullet was lodged 
inside, its tip stopping exactly at Psalm 37:14-15: “The wicked draw the
sword, and bend the bow...to slay those whose ways are upright. But their
swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken.”

This is what it means to know the voice of God. The young man wasn't 
supposed to give away the Bibles, but he “sensed” that God wanted him to 
give the Bible away to this lady. He probably thought that she would open
the Bible and read something that would turn her life around, or bring her
closer to the reality of God.

But the sword came first, and then certainly a peace that only comes from
God; the reality of His protection made manifest by those who “sense” His will.

Author Unknown

Read and meditate on these scriptures:

2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is
profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in
righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto
all good works.”

Psalm 18:29-33 “For by Thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have
I leaped over a wall. As for God, His way is perfect: the Word of the LORD
is tried: He is a buckler to all those that trust in Him. For who is God
save the LORD? or who is a rock save our God? It is God that girdeth me 
with strength, and maketh my way perfect. He maketh my feet like hinds’ 
feet, and setteth me upon my high places.”

Ephesians 6:17-18 “And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the
Spirit, which is the Word of God: Praying always with all prayer and 
supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance
and supplication for all saints.”

Joshua 1:8 “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but 
thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do
according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way
prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.”

All of these scriptures can be found in the King James Version Bible.

Today’s Selected Poem: BLESSINGS IN DISGUISE
Click here to read --- http://www.Godswork.org/enpoem170.htm

Today’s Selected Testimony: ROBERT'S TESTIMONY
Click here to read --- http://www.Godswork.org/testimony199.htm

In Christ’s Service,

Dwayne Savaya
Gods Work Ministry


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