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Versatile Blogger Award Nomination?! 😃🏆🙌

I was nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award by Acepixirl.wordpress.com ! 🙌🤗❤ Thank you!! & check out his blog as well! 😀 I feel really honored people not only read my blog but enjoy it! It’s such a blessing being able to share my experiences, read other people’s experiences, & share my passion: Jesus! ❤🙌🎉💃

So I have to say 7 facts about me & nominate 15 other bloggers…

The 7 facts…

  1. I have really dark black hair, it’s actually a true jet black which is not that common! 👧🏻
  2. I love reading 🤓📚
  3. I’m not a fan of watching TV. 🚫📺
  4. I love baking 😊😋🍰
  5. I love going to the gym & working out to my music 🎧 🏋️‍♀ ️
  6. I lovee anything green tea 😋 
  7. I’m not a fan of having any pets inside the house. But I do love animals. ❤

The bloggers I nominate are…

  1. Everyone on my list lol.

It’s seriously just very difficult to pick just 15 people/ blogs. The blogs I follow, well I LOVE them all! I read people’s stuff & love it, so I’m nominating them all, if you feel like you want to accept the award, well I am officially nominating you. 🙂 ❤🤗 The rules are below!! 😃

I hope you have a great weekend! Xoxo

What is the Versatile Blogger Award?
• The versatile blogger award is given to bloggers by bloggers as a recognition of the uniqueness of their content and individuality. • It is also a way to honor bloggers who bring something special to your life whether every day or now and then. • The award is run by VBA. Check them out. 

Rules! • Thank the person who gave you this award. • Include a link to their blog. • Next, select 15 blogs/bloggers that you’ve recently discovered or follow regularly • Nominate those 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award — you might include a link to this site. • Finally, tell the person who nominated you 7 things about yourself.

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Happy Friday! New Music! 😊🎧🙌

20180504_005656_0001Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week. Today I want to share with you 5 new songs that I just really like, there’s no “ theme” for today lol. I hope you like them! 🙂

  1. Micah Tyler- Even Then https://youtu.be/bR9UsXgIAjg
  2. Jordan Feliz- Faith https://youtu.be/tt8cSFTdJuE
  3. 7th Time Down- Only King Forever https://youtu.be/ADckDov_ucA
  4. Tauren Wells- Hills & Valleys (Valleys version) https://youtu.be/p4rRCjrAyCs
  5. Kutless- King of my heart https://youtu.be/-jkMnq2Hfzo

I also want to share a bible verse that the Lord put in my heart this morning.❤😊🙌

20180525_085358_0001Let me know what you think about the songs!! 😊🎧🎶 I hope you have a joyful, restful weekend! Xoxo💖

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Fighting Spiritual Battles 🛡🙏⚔

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I used to have this recurring dream, for years, when I was younger. It was more like a nightmare.

I would see myself (like a movie), in my room sleeping, & suddenly in my room appeared demons. I never actually saw them, I just felt the presence. And it was scary & they were HORRIBLE (even though I couldn’t see them, their very presence was obvious, undeniable, & terrifying!) These were incredibly POWERFUL forces. Nothing material, no physical weapon on earth could defend me. I knew, this was obviously spiritual. And they would taunt me & when I tried to call out to Jesus, they would choke me, & I couldn’t say a word. I couldn’t physically see anything. But I felt an invisible force grab my vocal chords & couldn’t talk or breathe! 😱

I wasn’t victorious. That’s where the dream would end. Total defeat. And little did I know, it was a direct reflection of my life. I was dealing with depression, anxiety, another health issue, relationship issues… the enemy even made a few attempts on my life as I’ve been close to dying 3 times already! He’s got it out for me LOL 🤣😂🎯 The enemy (Lord rebuke him), wants to destroy us children of God!! Too bad for him though because God is greater! lol 😛😛

Anyways for years I had this recurring dream. I was so strayed from the Lord & His ways I had no idea what it meant. 😔 But let me tell you, it was so real 😱😱 I would wake up sweating, without breath, gasping for air. 😧 And SCARED. Trying to call out to Jesus but completely unable. & the feeling that I was being choked was real… 😱😱

I had always been really really afraid of any sort of “spiritual battle” talk when I was younger lol. Growing up in the church, all the talk of demons just really scared me. My parents used to listen to sermons about spiritual battles & people who do all sorts of evil things & how we must be ready. But it scared me because I did not understand the power of Jesus. In my immature mind, I would hear those words & get scared lol. I chose to ignore spiritual battle talk for many years, & it led me to putting off real victory over my life that entire time.

After I began getting closer to God & growing up “spiritually”, I had another of those dreams… But the ending was different! For the first time ever, in so many years, in this dream, I was able to say the name of Jesus! I had power! Power over the demons! They went away immediately upon me saying His name, & I was victorious, I woke up calling out the name of Jesus & simply amazed!!!! 😀🙏🙌

So what had changed? 🤔

Simply put… before, I had no power because I was not connected to God. It is through our connection, our relationship & intimacy with Jesus, that we have any hope of being able to win spiritual battles in our lives & stand up against the enemy. Without this connection, we simply don’t stand a chance. We don’t have any power on our own.

11 God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, 12 so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to the sick, and their illnesses were cured and the evil spirits left them. 13 Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, “In the name of the Jesus whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out.” 14 Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. 15 One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” 16 Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the house naked and bleeding. Acts 19: 11-16 NIV

The truth is we are fighting against a powerful enemy. But don’t let it scare you, ever! Because God is SO MUCH more powerful! He’s the MOST powerful. He defeated death, & the devil knows his future. He knows very well, he’s going to lose. But he’s not going to go down without a fight and without doing as much damage as he possibly can.

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 NIV

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8 NIV

He wants to steal your job, your happiness, your family, your health, your relationships, your children, your marriage, basically any blessing you have, he wants to destroy it because he wants to get you to a point where at a fundamental level, you question God & you lose trust in Him. And that’s the point where he’ll move in for the kill. He knows, without God, we are nothing and completely powerless. So the enemy will do anything he can to separate us from God, so he can then destroy us. We can’t let this happen.

At the end of last year, I asked God to please help me see everything in life in a spiritual way. And I thank Him because He has granted me that. I’m not anywhere near perfect, I know I have a lot of spiritual “growing up” to do still. But I thank God for the lessons learned & the growth! 🌱

Anyways after that “victory” dream, I stopped having having those dreams for a very long time! I had basically forgotten about them lol. Until one night I had another one… It was during a time where I grew kind of distant & cold from God. That dream was NOT a victory dream & to me it served as a warning, that the enemy never ever sleeps. He’s waiting & watching my every move, putting traps & hoping I stray, he will be ready. So we must be ready too. We must be cognizant of the enemy’s tactics so we don’t fall. We may not see it, it may be invisible in the physical realm, but this battle is as REAL as the air we breathe!!

18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Matthew 28:18 NIV

Jesus is our intermediary. He conquered death on the cross for us, and there is undefeated power and significance in His blood. When we pray, we must pray in Jesus name. We are praying to God the Father, but always in Jesus name because He is the reason any of us are able to have a relationship with God and be saved.

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Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Ephesians 6: 10-18

The Bible states in these verses that: A. There is a spiritual realm, well it’s talking about a part of heaven B. There is a BATTLE against the enemy’s forces in these realms, and C. we must be ready for battle and be alert at all times. I think a lot of Christians understand and accept the first two statements, but people have problems with the third lol. There are so many reasons. Some people say, well the battle is the Lord’s… Well, yes but clearly, we have to do OUR PART as well, it says so right there on the Bible. Basically, I think it’s a topic that nowadays modern churches aren’t really discussing much, because they’re leaning more toward more “practical” positive self- help sort of sermons. And people are just barely keeping their head above water! If not totally sinking. Spiritually speaking. But in my opinion, this is the most practical advice ever lol. Straight from the Bible, it is teaching us how to solve our problems! Jesus is the answer! Because if we know how to defeat the enemy, how to outsmart him and stay one step ahead, there’s going to be a major result in our “physical” day to day lives. He will no longer have control over our lives, God will. But we have to take up our sword (the Word of God) and fight, we can’t keep living life defeated!  

I am going to split this into two parts, next week I will post the 2nd part, where I will discuss each piece of spiritual armor as described in the above verse. I don’t want to overwhelm you guys with information so I will stop here lol. I hope you are able to meditate on these verses and information, and I hope you’re not overwhelmed. Always remember that as children of God, we have the victory! So we don’t ever need to be scared of spiritual warfare. The enemy may try to scare us, but he is the father of lies. He is actually powerless. When we are connected to Jesus, the enemy has no other option but to leave. We must take that power back that we have in Christ, and take back our victory. It is our inheritance in Christ Jesus.

no weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the LORD.

Isaiah 54:17 NIV

That is why the enemy wants to steal the victory from us and why we must defend it. The enemy will be satisfied if he has you in a spot where you’re too depressed, distracted, busy, anxious, or somehow unable to fulfill your God- given purpose. I was in that spot for a long time. Or he will be satisfied if you’re happy going to church Sunday after Sunday, but don’t have a real relationship with God. He may even reward you for it! But our job is NOT to make the enemy happy (like, at all lol). It’s to make him REALLY miserable because we’re making GOD #1! (YAY!) So therefore, we need to continually work on our relationship with God and follow His leading in our lives if we want to see that victory! Not only here on earth, but our eternal prize, which is our inheritance as believers in Christ 💖🙏🛡

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I hope you’re having a blessed week & that you enjoyed this! Part 2 will be posted next week so stay tuned! Xoxo 💖

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Happy FriYAY! (Yeah I said it!😂) New Music! Kim Walker- Smith Ed.👩‍🎤🎤

20180504_005656_0001Happy Friday! I hope you guys had a great week!! 🙂 So today of course, I want to share some new worship music! 🙌🎧 3 of the songs feature Kim Walker- Smith in vocals. 🎤👩‍🎤 I love her voice, it’s so powerful! 👊 She does vocals with Jesus Culture, & now she also released recently a solo album! Song #3 is from that album. Songs #5 & #6 are songs she has done with Jesus culture. The rest are songs I love from other Christian artists. 🎶

Hope you like my picks!! 🙌😃❤

  1. Wide Open- Austin French https://youtu.be/yEaUPm_fn_4
  2. Whole Heart- Brandon Heath https://youtu.be/5z0vViy0uLU
  3. Throne Room- Kim Walker Smith https://youtu.be/A1Ljl32SqRc
  4. Mandisa Ft. Toby Mac- Bleed the same https://youtu.be/HVKuA1s5I3o
  5. Love has a name- Jesus Culture ft. Kim Walker- Smith https://youtu.be/d2S3aJIf9w8
  6. Alive in you (live)- From their album “Let it Echo”- Jesus Culture ft. Kim Walker Smith https://youtu.be/HdYYR19wmYM 

Have a fantastic weekend & next week I will be back with a longer post I am working on… Stay tuned!! 😉 God bless, Xoxo 💖🙌

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Three Day Quote Challenge! (Day 3)

This is my last day for the quote challenge! I realize I forgot to nominate a person yesterday, so today, I will nominate 2! 😀 (I won’t forget this time lol.)

Here’s my quote! It’s from one of my ALL- TIME favorite movies, Legally Blonde lol. 💖🙌👸

This quote means a lot to me because in the movie, it’s the point where the main character Elle realizes that Warner, the guy she loved, is never going to love her back. No matter what she does, how much she changes herself into his stereotyped image of what she SHOULD be, she will never be good enough for him to love in his eyes. He never thought she was smart enough or good enough for him. However, he pretended & stayed in a ltr with her, only to dump her out of the blue right before leaving for law school. This is a situation that sadly, happens everyday. 💔

But Elle’s quote is a liberating realization to have. It breaks her free from that pattern, where she was a slave to Warner’s will. I’ve certainly had those moments in past relationships, where I came to that realization. I identify with this movie because, & I believe it’s been so successful because, many women have been Elle. Even men too!! We’ve tried to change absolutely everything about ourselves for a person we’ve given our heart to, seeing that they don’t love us back. But there comes that point when you realize, nothing I ever do will ever make this person love me. After this, Elle moved on, & we all know how awesome this movie ends. Elle becomes extremely successful, far exceeding Warner, & in the process finds true love with a guy who truly loved & accepted the real Elle. 💖😍

I certainly had a Warner in my life lol. A couple, actually lol. I think this applies well to my life as a Christian woman because I should only be changing myself this way for God. Not for people. To do this, is to idolize people. And that is a sin! 😱 Sure, we want relationships to work out. But the right person will just love you, for you. You shouldn’t have to change your core personality or characteristics. Sometimes, the best & most liberating thing you can do, is accepting when a relationship simply isn’t working out with dignity & grace. Even though it might hurt at first, choose to trust in God, that He has a plan for your life, & that He will bring that person who will truly love you because he/ she will also put God first in their life.

Another lesson, is not to let anyone put you in a box. I wish someone had told me this when I was younger lol, but don’t let people dictate what you are capable of. God gave you gifts & dreams. Don’t let people put you down for them or tell you that you’re not capable! God says you are! 🙂 Some people are experts at disencouraging others & keeping them from pursuing their dreams & reaching their full potential. It can be for many reasons, selfishness, envy, greed, etc. But don’t let the opinions of any one person have more weight than God’s opinion. 💖

I hope this quote was helpful & uplifting! I don’t watch a lot of TV or movies but this one is one of my faves!

So my 2 nominees for the challenge are:

If you’re not able to do it, it’s ok! Only if you can & want to. I skipped 2 days in my 3 day challenge lol.

The rules are as follows:
Thank the person who nominated you.
Post a quote for 3 days, & explain why it appeals to you.
Nominate bloggers each day!

Toodles for now, hope you’re having a great day!! Xoxo 💖💖

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Three- Day Quote Challenge (Day 2)

Good morning & I hope you’re having a happy Monday! Today I will share with you the 2nd quote I picked for the 3-Day Quote Challenge & reveal the 2nd person I will nominate!! lol.

Again, this one from Twitter lol.

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I love this quote so much because in the past, I really struggled with my identity. But one thing I just love is that God gives us a new identity in Him. Think about how incredibly deep that is. Everything we ARE, is in Him. We don’t have to look anywhere else! God made us, He knows each of us, & He desires a close relationship with us. ❤💯🙌

I hope you enjoyed this quote & that its helped you in some way! 😀 Have a blessed day, & I hope you had an incredible weekend! Xoxo 💖

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Three- Day Quote Challenge! (Day 1)

Hi guys! I was nominated by Mia from Called to be a Writer for the three- day quote challenge! ❤👏 Thank you Mia!! ❤

I pick one quote each day over the next 3 days & share it with all of you. I also get to nominate 1 person for the challenge each day! 🙌

So my first quote is from an author, speaker, man of God who is really wise. He has so many amazing quotes in his book, Faith Habits. His name is Derron E. Short & if you don’t follow him yet on Twitter or you haven’t read his book yet, I highly recommend you do. It’s full of wisdom & practical advice on applying God’s word to our lives. Anywho, here’s the quote I picked… (It was difficult lol 😭😂)

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I hope it impacts you & helps you in some way. ❤ To me, it served as a great reminder that no matter what may be going on, our purpose in Christ is greater & it’s the priority. We all have too much to do because we all have a purpose, a task to do. We need to focus on Him, not the pain, & always keep moving forward. ❤

My pick today for the quote challenge is Kristian Marrion! 🙌🙏 (only if you can & want to!) 😀 I’m sure you would pick some great quotes!! 👏🙌

The rules are as follows:

  • Thank the person who nominated you.
  • Post a quote for 3 days, & explain why it appeals to you.
  • Nominate bloggers each day!

Have a blessed Friday & tomorrow I will post my 2nd quote! Xoxo 💖💖

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Happy Friday!! New Music!! ❤🎧😊 (Colton Dixon Special!) 🙌

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I hope you’ve had a great week! 💖

My week was good, there’s always stress, there’s always struggles, but just feeling God’s love, peace, & joy, well there’s nothing like it!! ❤

I hope you guys enjoy my picks for this week! The 3rd song is kind of an oldie, but I think it’s underappreciated lol. It’s an incredible song imo… They all are! 🎧 ❤ It’s getting really difficult to pick 3 songs LOL, so I did a few more LOL. 😂

  1. Hawk Nelson- Miracles https://youtu.be/fNNbulojWcw
  2. All that matters- Colton Dixon https://youtu.be/XlRaXtV4bTA
  3. Colton’s song “You Are” from 2013 is basically one of my all time favorite worship songs!! Here’s the link to that as well! https://youtu.be/c–GtojoyYQ ) 🙌🙌💖💖
  4. Also, Colton Dixon’s “More of you” https://youtu.be/-yEp6qzl9z8
  5. Jordan Feliz- Beloved https://youtu.be/pgJFUW3VenY
  6. Lincoln Brewster- No one like our God https://youtu.be/kbsRIcihwcE

Let me know what you think!! 😀 Hope you enjoy this beautiful weekend ahead!! ❤❤ Xoxo

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A Judgement- Free Zone! 😀❤🏋️‍♀️

I recently joined a gym & Im loving it! 😀 🏋️‍♀️It’s called Planet Fitness. It’s basically one of the cheapest gyms, but I love it lol. Their slogan is “Judgement Free zone” & they’ve built their reputation around this. All of their advertising & the concept, are all about this place being well, a judgement free zone obviously lol. You walk in & there’s a huge sign explaining what they’re about. Every machine & the walls are emblazoned with the slogan & phrases like, “ no gymtimidation”, & “no critics.”

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It makes me think about Christianity & how our hearts should also be a “judgement free zone.” Lol. Not just when you’re in church, but all of the time. 💕 Just to note; ADMONISHING is not the same as judging, & they are two different things. To admonish is to lovingly but truthfully warn someone of a danger or error in their ways. Like a REAL offense according to the Bible, not some rule people made up because that’s how they’ve chosen to live (aka legalism). Admonishing in this way, with love, according to Biblical principles, is not judging. 💕❤

To an extent when you admonish you sort of judge I guess, but in a loving way & based on the Bible and not on your personal preferences. Judging negatively is to think or treat them as lesser. It has a self- righteous kind of attitude. Whether it’s for a real sin that is discussed in the Bible or a legalistic made up rule by man, judging in this manner can cause harm to people & we’re not called to do this. Many Christians have left churches because they are judged this way. 😓😔

You can lovingly but firmly admonish someone. I’ve been admonished many times & I’m sure grateful for it because if it wasn’t for that, I wouldn’t have been able to see my mistakes & change my ways for the better & grow 🌱. My Mom admonishes me like, almost daily LOL.😂 If you have more wisdom than another Christian, & you see them making a mistake or sin, the Lord will lead you sometimes to admonish them in love, so they change their errors & draw closer to Him. But judging only makes people want to separate more from God. So our hearts need to be a “judgement free zone!” lol. Because this way, we are first of all being obedient to God, as He hasn’t called us to pass judgements on others like this, & secondly, we are drawing more people in to Him because we’re demonstrating God’s mercy & love. Kind of like when they were going to stone to death the adulterer woman & Jesus said this:

7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let anyone of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” 8 Again he stooped down and wrote on the ground. 9 At this, those who heard began to go away one at a time, the older ones first, until only Jesus was left, with the woman still standing there. 10 Jesus straightened up and asked her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” 11 “No one, sir,” she said. “Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.” — John 8: 7-11 NIV

Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Matthew 7: 1-2 NIV

3 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? 4 How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? 5 You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. Matthew 7: 1-5

We need to be merciful & understanding of others’ struggles, this is what Christ has shown us & what He has called us to do as well. ❤ We can & need to say the truth & admonish each other, it’s our duty. Sin is sin. There are no sin “hierarchies,” but we shouldn’t be living in sin. Jesus told the woman to leave her life of sin. Why? Not to judge her, but so she can be saved! Jesus was the one person who was free of sin! 🙌💕 Just because someone says a biblical truth, it does not mean they are judging, so as long as it’s done in a respectful & loving way. Just like Jesus. 💖🙂💖 

15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:15-16 NIV

I hope you’re having a great week!! 💕🤗💖 Xoxo

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PS- Planet Fitness is cheap ($10 a month!) but their equipment is quality, the place is super super clean & spacious, & very well ventilated unlike other gyms I’ve been to. I highly reccomend it! 💯🙌

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Double- Minded Christians 😓

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I felt God put this topic in my heart because I know nowadays many churches are full, yet at the same time, they are empty! Why is this? How can this happen? 🤔

One reason may be because of the double mindedness that’s occurring within the church. Double- minded Christians are Christians who just can’t make the FULL decision to follow Christ. They really, really struggle with the decision, and refuse to let go of their old habits and the old person. They say they follow Christ, but in their actions & desicions, you see they are still following the world & are attached to the things of it. They actually still ARE the old person somewhat, because they haven’t let God into their lives to do the work He needs to do in order to transform them. A full transformation still has not occured. Their faith is very weak to almost non- existent! Which is why they’re not willing to be obedient.

Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters. — Matthew 12:30 NIV

Meeting double- minded Christians can actually be very confusing because they talk the talk but they don’t walk the walk. Meaning, they are disobedient and their testimony is not that great as a result. They seem to change their core personality, their values & beliefs, depending on who’s around! It’s quite confusing to the outsider & they experience confusion internally. I’ve met many people like this, who act one way in certain moments, but then in other moments you just would never know this person was a Christian. I’ve been actually left literally STUMPED by finding out that certain people I’ve met were Christian. That’s how important our testimony is! Not only that but our character needs to show the fruit of the spirit. This is a tell- tale sign. And most importantly, God is watching everything! All of us, every second of the day. You may be able to fool some people, but you will certainly never be able to fool God!! LOL. God wants real honest commitment & He wants our whole heart! 💖💖💖

7 Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. 8 Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. — Galatians 6:7-8 NIV

Some double- minded Christians are actively participating in sin. Many of them are having premarital sex, going to clubs & getting drunk, etc etc!!! 😱😱😱 We are ALL SINNERS. But we repent and try our best to remain in obedience, & CHANGE our old ways that are not pleasing to God. We are not supposed to be actively living in sin. Double- minded Christians, or lukewarm Christians, however, are more prone to be actively living in sin without repentance because they have no close relationship with God. Some are quite comfortable in sin; they are totally unaware because they lack actual knowledge of the Bible & that what they’re doing is wrong. Or some are fully aware, but they choose to disobey regardless. This is a very dangerous way to live:

So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.   Revelation 3:16 NIV

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. — Matthew 6:24 NIV

I really don’t want it to come across like I am judging anyone. I was actually a double- minded Christian myself for a long time before I completely left God’s ways, & thanks to God’s mercy & grace, I returned (only this time not double minded & fully committed thanks to God!). The danger of being double minded, is that you’re lying to yourself because you may think that because you attend church you’re ok. BUT, the reality is if you’re not actually APPLYING God’s word & being OBEDIENT, you are living in a spiritual danger zone. Living this way puts your salvation at risk & can leave you wide open & vulnerable to the enemy’s attacks! When you have little to no faith & a tough situation comes along, it will simply knock you right down like a heavyweight champion boxer would knock down a scrawny person whos never exercised in their entire life lol. You will have absolutely nothing to stand on, because our relationship with God is what gives us a fighting chance. But even in the midst of any storm, God is merciful & He helps us when we call out to Him!! 💖💖

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So if you’re reading this today, & are a Christian but are lukewarm, I encourage you to make a REAL commitment to Christ today. God is ready & willing to forgive all of us, at whatever point you are in your life.❤🙏 Ask for forgiveness in Jesus name, make the changes in your life, & don’t look back. Trust me, its the BEST decision you can ever make. The world has nothing to offer but heartbreak & pain (trust me I did the research LOL, there’s simply nothing, worse than nothing LOL) Only in Christ is there hope & true life. 💖

Have a blessed Monday!! Xoxo

But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. — James 1:6 NIV