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Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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  • Verse of the Day

    “I am the light of the world.He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness,but have the light of life.”John 8:12
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Lord God Omnipotent And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of mighty thundering's, saying, "Alleluia! For the Lord God Omnipotent reigns!" Revelation 19:6   Jesus is the Lord...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God Omnipotent,   Today I lift my hands toward Heaven and I pray that you will help me to be your ambassador of peace to everyone I meet...   I want everyone everywhere to lift innocent hands toward heaven an...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I want everyone everywhere to lift innocent hands toward heaven and pray, without being angry or arguing with each other. 1 Timothy 2:8
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    Love Like a Vow Friday, August 13, 2021   People fall in love. And if they really love each other, they get married. They face each other in the presence of others and exchange vows. But why? If you're in love why do you have to make a vow about it? Love is more than a feeling....
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    The Trinity: The Window Opener Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and try Me now in this,” says the LORD of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there wi...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord of All Creation,   I welcome Your lordship over my life, over everything including my time, talents, and treasures.   I freely give myself to You and to Your work, knowing that You will take care of my needs... &n...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19
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    What Your Heartbeat Means Thursday, August 12, 2021   Have you ever put a stethoscope to a rock? Probably not! But if you did, you would discover that a rock has no heartbeat. It doesn't need one. But if you put a stethoscope to your chest, you'll discover that you do indeed ha...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Lord God Almighty Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are Your judgments. Revelation 16:7   When Jesus comes in judgment, He will come as the Lord God Almighty. Jesus will come as the Lord, the One who controls all things. Today, the Lord allows...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God Almighty,   Though man-made shelter may fall in the storms and the fury of nature and wars, nothing can destroy the strong and everlasting shelter I have in You.   Please let me dwell in Your shelter today and ever...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1
  • Sapphries

    The True Sign of Holiness Wednesday, August 11, 2021   What do you think of when you hear the word "spirituality" or a "spiritual person," a "holy man?" Most people picture someone who is somber, mystical, transcendent. But in Acts 13:52, it is written that the disciples were "...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of the Lord The Spirit of the LORD came upon him (Othniel), and he judged Israel. He went out to war, and the LORD delivered Cushan-Rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand. Judges 3:10   When the Spirit of the Lord came upon Othniel, it wa...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   When I consider the people around me, their complacency, their lifestyles, their attitudes and actions, I ask You to show me how to help them, to introduce them to You, to lead them to experience Your love and freedom. ...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Acts 1:8
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    The Secret of Moody's Faith Tuesday, August 10, 2021   The renowned evangelist Dwight L. Moody spent hours praying for faith. He once said, "If all the time I have spent praying for faith was put together it would be months. I thought that someday faith was going to come down a...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Lord Strong and Mighty Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8   Jesus is the Lord Strong and Mighty. Come to Him when you’re afraid and losing the battle. Lean on Him when you’re weak. He knows that th...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Oh, how I praise You Lord!   You heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds.   You count the number of the stars and call them all by name.   Great are You, Lord, and mighty in power.   Your u...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8
  • Sapphries

    Living With His Past Monday, August 9, 2021   In Biblical times, people didn't have any last names. They had to come up with ways of identifying them. One of the ways was by the place of their origin like Joseph of Arimathea, Simon the Cyrene, and Mary Magdalene, whose last nam...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: A Reproach of Men But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people. Psalm 22:6   Over the centuries, the name of Jesus has come to be revered and respected by His followers. But there was a brief window of time when the followers of J...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for meeting me today.   You are understanding and You are great...   Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite. Psalm 147:5   Thank...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Through the Lord ’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23
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    Jesus: The Mystery of God That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, and attaining to all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the knowledge of the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ. Colossians 2:2   ...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   So many things seem to be impossible.   Sometimes I wonder how I will make it through each day and how will I survive.   But, when I stop looking at my problems and I look to You and Your promis...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28
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    The Trinity: The Lord Mighty in Battle Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8   Look to the Lord Mighty in Battle to give you victory in life. Battles are not easy; they’re tough, threatening and tiring...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear LORD GOD, strong and mighty,   I cling to You as my protector, You are the King of glory...   Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8   Each...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle. Psalm 24:8
  • Sapphries

    "We Expect God To Be There" Friday, August 6, 2021   President Franklin Roosevelt used to attend a church in Washington. One day, somebody telephoned the church and asked anxiously, "Tell me, do you expect the President to be in church this Sunday?" The rector answered, "That, ...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: Deliverer But I am poor and needy; yet the LORD thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God. Psalm 40:17   There were many deliverers in the history of God’s people: Noah delivered the human race from a judgmental f...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   For every problem, every anxiety, every temptation, every sin in my life, I have a deliverer – my Lord Jesus Christ.   Thank You Lord Jesus, for Your sacrifice and for Your love for me.   ...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on t...
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    Yoga and The Drowning Lifeguard Thursday, August 5, 2021   Many people, even Christians, are into Yoga. In Sanskrit, 'Yoga' means 'the joining.' The premise of Eastern religion is that we are all God, but we have come under the illusion that we are not God. Therefore, we have t...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: My Anointed Then I will raise up for Myself a faithful priest who shall do according to what is in My heart and in My mind. I will build him a sure house, and he shall walk before My anointed forever. 1 Samuel 2:35   The title “Anoint...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Today, I need a fresh start.   Please anoint me for the tasks which You have for me today.   I join my Christian brothers and sisters and pray these words of the Psalmist David...   ...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day The LORD is their strength, And He is the saving refuge of His anointed. Save Your people, And bless Your inheritance; Shepherd them also, And bear them up forever. Psalm 28:8-9
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    Don't Give The Spirits Wednesday, August 4, 2021   Did you know that evil spirits have no physical mouths to speak with? How do they speak? They need a mouth. Whose mouth? Yours. You might think, "That's fine, but I'm not a demoniac." Think again. If your mouth is used for slan...
  • Sapphries

    Don't Give The Spirits Wednesday, August 4, 2021   Did you know that evil spirits have no physical mouths to speak with? How do they speak? They need a mouth. Whose mouth? Yours. You might think, "That's fine, but I'm not a demoniac." Think again. If your mouth is used for slan...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    The Holy Spirit: The Anointing But the anointing which you have received from Him abides in you, and you do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, ...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   I long for the blessing of Your anointing on my life, on my mind, on my work and on my ministry...   You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup run...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over. Psalm 23:5   Teach me Your way, O Lord; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name. Psalm 86:11 ...
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    The Messiah Party Tuesday, August 3, 2021   "Christian," is really not a very religious word when it was first used. "Christian" first appeared in Antioch, undoubtedly by people who were not Christian. Its original form, "Khristianoi," was often used to denote a secular movemen...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Friend of Publicans and Sinners The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners! Luke 7:34   Jesus was called the Friend of Publicans and Sinners — not a co...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   You are the Potter; I am the clay...   “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter?” says the Lord. “Look, as the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are y...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter?” says the Lord. “Look, as the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are you in My hand, O house of Israel!" Jeremiah 18:6
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    The Grain-Car full Monday, August 2, 2021   When I was ministering in Cuba, we were taken to a church in the middle of nowhere. We drove miles on a dirt road. When we got there, there was nothing but a little church building in the middle of a farm. Then, we heard singing, and ...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Minister of the Heavenly Sanctuary We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle. Hebrews 8:1-2   Jesus is seated at the right ...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. At that moment, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split. Matthew 27:50-51   Dear Lord...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle. Hebrews 8:1-2
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    The Trinity: Your Exceedingly Great Reward After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward." Genesis 15:1   The Lord God is your Exceedingly Great Rewa...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   You know how I love sunny days.   And I want to also thank You for rainy days that replenish the earth and clean the atmosphere.   Likewise, I love the sunny, happy times of life.   ...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Let us know, Let us pursue the knowledge of the Lord. His going forth is established as the morning; He will come to us like the rain, Like the latter and former rain to the earth. Hosea 6:3
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    Jesus: The Mighty God For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6   Wonderful thi...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Mighty God,   I know You are mighty to do all things.   You are mighty to save...   “I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save.” Isaiah 63:1   Please be mighty to guide...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day “I who speak in righteousness, mighty to save.” Isaiah 63:1
  • Sapphries

    Spirit Champions Wednesday, July 28, 2021   Ever ponder all the things that athletes go through to become physically fit? Athletes train for hours with weights, and watch every calorie they eat so they can be champions. Even for the few who win, the victory is short-lived, and ...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Man of Sorrows He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Isaiah 53:3   Jesus is the Man of Sorrows. When the soldiers cru...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   Thank You for being my heavenly Father and my forever Friend.   You listen when no one else listens to me.   You love me unconditionally.   You correct me when I’m wrong, in whatev...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Isaiah 53:3
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    Philippians TV Tuesday, July 27, 2021   In Philippians 4:8, it is written, ".. whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable, if there is anything of excellence or worthy of praise - let your mind dwell on su...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Man Then Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. And Pilate said to them, “Behold the Man!” John 19:5   Jesus is the Man whom the Jewish leaders brought to the Roman governor Pilate to be tried. They said that whe...
  • Daily Prayers

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   Most Holy is Your name...   The Lord is great in Zion, And He is high above all the peoples. Let them praise Your great and awesome name — He is holy. Psalm 99:2-3   ...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day The Lord is great in Zion, And He is high above all the peoples. Let them praise Your great and awesome name — He is holy. Psalm 99:2-3
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    Enemy P.R. Monday, July 26, 2021   In Ephesians it is written, "Don't give the enemy any room." You have to be careful not to give the enemy even an inch in such things as anger, bitterness, and unforgiveness. There's another way to give the enemy room, a way that you probably ...
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    The Trinity: Song The LORD is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father's God, and I will exalt Him. Exodus 15:2   You will want to sing when you see what God is doing in your life, because He is yo...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Many are Your wonderful works...   Many, O Lord my God, are Your wonderful works Which You have done; And Your thoughts toward us Cannot be recounted to You in order; If I would declare and s...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day He has put a new song in my mouth— Praise to our God; Many will see it and fear, And will trust in the Lord. Psalm 40:3   Many, O Lord my God, are Your wonderful works Which You have done; And Your thoug...
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    Jesus: The Man Child And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne. Revelation 12:5   Jesus is called the Man Child because He was born to live as a man and to die ...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You understand what it is like to be tempted...   Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. Hebrews 2:18   You resisted and overc...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. Hebrews 2:18   Then we cried out to the Lord God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and looked on our affliction...
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    Jesus: The Prince of Life And killed the Prince of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses. Acts 3:15   The Apostle Peter referred to Jesus before the crucifixion as the Prince of Life. Because a prince is one who is waiting to ascend the ...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   How much longer until You come again?   We long for the day when Jesus is worshiped in all nations...   Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your wa...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Great and marvelous are your deeds, Lord God Almighty. Just and true are your ways, King of the nations. Who will not fear you, Lord, and bring glory to your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship be...
  • Sapphries

    The Portable Mountaintop Friday, July 23, 2021   God appeared to Moses on Mt. Sinai with a cloud and thunder and the sound of trumpets. The glory of God was there on that mountaintop. God told Moses to go down the mountain, to leave the mountaintop... but not to the leave the g...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    The Holy Spirit: His Seed Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. 1 John 3:9   The Holy Spirit is the Seed who was planted in your life when you were born again. It was His prese...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for sending Jesus to save me from my sins and from my unrighteousness.   Lord Jesus, teach me about Your Kingdom and how I can live with you, experiencing your Kingdom here, today and for each day to...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day …the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering (patience), kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Galatians 5:22-23
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    The Solitary Coal Thursday, July 22, 2021   A Sunday school teacher once noticed that one of his students had been absent from class for a long time. So he visited his home, found him by the fireplace, and sat down beside him without a rebuke, without saying anything. Instead, ...
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    Jesus: Prince and Savior Him God has exalted to His right hand to be Prince and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. Acts 5:31   After being released from prison, Peter told the Jewish leaders that Jesus was the Prince of salvation ...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Your Word tells me that You have given me Your divine power to live my life as You created me to...   His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who ca...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises, so that through them you may partic...
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    Alone on the Roof Wednesday, July 21, 2021   Peter was staying at the house of Simon the Tanner and he went up on the roof to pray. So why did Peter go up on the roof to pray? He went up on the roof because he wanted to be alone with God. We often don't realize how important it...
  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Jesus: The Priest of the Most High God (El Elyon) For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him. Hebrews 7:1   Melchizedek was a priest of the Most High God; and b...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   You are the Creator and Ruler of all.   You are the Most High God, El Elyon, the God who rules Heaven and Earth.   I lift You up and praise You for who You are, for Your great works and for Your greate...
  • Verse of the Day

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him. Hebrews 7:1
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    The Heart & the Day Tuesday, July 20, 2021   How's your day going? You probably think that if things are going bad you're having a bad day and if things are going good, it's a good day. But the Bible says something completely different. And it can change the way you live your l...
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    The Father: God and Father With it [the tongue] we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. James 3:9   The Lord is both your God and Father. He’s not just your God, who is powerful and far off. But H...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Today I recall the children's song...   I am a promise, I am a possibility I am a promise with a capital “P,” I am a great big bundle of potentiality And I am learning to hear God&rs...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day With it [the tongue] we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. James 3:9
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    God's Illegal Activities Monday, July 19, 2021   The Supreme Court ruled that kindergarten children can no longer verbalize a prayer of thanksgiving as they partake of their morning snack. The words that the Supreme Court ruled contraband is this: "We thank you for the flowers ...
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    Jesus: Our Peace For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation. Ephesians 2:14   Most people think that peace is the cessation of war or that peace is doing something enjoyable, such as sitting by a lake or...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for bringing Your peace to my heart and to my mind today.   Please help me to live in your peace...   Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, wit...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds ...
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    Jesus: Potentate He will manifest in His own time, He who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords. 1 Timothy 6:15   There are different kinds of power that Jesus has as a leader. A judge has judicial power, because the entire police...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   So often I hear what people are going through and I feel sad and sorry for them.   And when I’m going through tough times, I often become upset about it.   But when I look at the story Josep...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. Genesis 50:20
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    The Trinity: The Judge of All the Earth Far be it from You (God) to do such a thing as this, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous should be as the wicked; far be it from You! Shall not their Judge of all the earth do right? Genesis 18:25 ...
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    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   Please Search me and Know me...   Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me, And lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-2...