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1 Corinthians 10:23, 24
1 Corinthians 11:24,25
1 Corinthians 11:33, 34
1 Corinthians 12: 29-31
1 Corinthians 12:7
1 Corinthians 13:12
1 Corinthians 14:1
1 Corinthians 14:20
1 Corinthians 2: 9,10
1 Corinthians 2:16
1 Corinthians 4:9
1 Corinthians 6:11,12
1 Corinthians 7:6,7
1 Corinthians 8:10, 11
1 Thessalonians 1:6,7
1 Thessalonians 3:12
1 Thessalonians 4:12
1 Timothy 1:13
1 Timothy 4:14, 15 (AMP)
1 Timothy 6:6
1Corinthians 9:1
2 Corinthians 10:3,4
2 Corinthians 12:7
2 Corinthians 13:5,8
2 Corinthians 2:16
2 Corinthians 2:6-7
2 Corinthians 3:17
2 Corinthians 3:3,6 (MSG)
2 Corinthians 4:16
2 Corinthians 7:10,11
2 Thessalonians 1:11
2 Thessalonians 3:5
2 Timothy 1:
2 Timothy 2:15
2 Timothy 3:15
Acts 10:40, 41
Acts 13:51, 52
Acts 14:2, 3
Acts 15:38, 39
Acts 16:37-39
Acts 17: 8,9
Acts 17:16
Acts 18:14, 15
Acts 1:1
Acts 20:7, 8
Acts 22:1, 2
Acts 24:15, 16
Acts 25:16
Acts 27:34, 38
Acts 27:41
Acts 28:1, 2
Acts 3:16
Acts 4:11, 12
Acts 5: 38, 39
Acts 7:34
Acts 9:13, 14
Colossians 1:15,16
Colossians 2:3
Colossians 3:15
Colossians 4:16
Ephesians 1:17,18
Ephesians 2:15
Ephesians 5:15,16
Ephesians 6:16
Ex. 7:20,22,24 & 8:22,23
Exodus 12:22
Exodus 15:8,25 & 16:21
Exodus 20:24
Exodus 23:28-30
Exodus 2:16-18
Exodus 5:13
Exodus 7:20, 22, 24
Galations 1:4
Galations 3:13
Galations 4:6, 7
Galations 4:9
Galations 5:24, 25
Galations 6: 2, 3
Galations 6:4, 8
Genesis 4:26
Hebrews 10:32
Hebrews 11:1,3
Hebrews 12:13
Hebrews 2:3b
Hebrews 3:19
Hebrews 4:12
Hebrews 5:14
Hebrews 6:19,20
Hebrews 7:14, 17
Hebrews 8:10
John 18:1
John 19:41
Maark 16:17, 18
Mark 10:8, 9
Mark 11:8-10
Mark 11:8-20
Mark 12:14-17
Mark 13:14-16
Mark 14:3
Mark 15:15
Mark 16:17, 18
Mark 16:7
Mark 1:28, 33, 38
Mark 1:44
Mark 2: 2, 4
Mark 3:9, 10
Mark 4:11, 12, 34
Mark 4:24, 34
Mark 5:2, 3
Mark 5:37 & 40
Mark 6:1
Mark 7:24
Mark 8:33
Mark 9:24-27
Mark 9:50
Matthew 11:4-6
Matthew 12:33
Matthew 14:24,25
Matthew 15:6
Matthew 16:19
Matthew 16:24-26
Matthew 17:1,2
Matthew 17:6-8
Matthew 21:12
Matthew 21:19-21
Matthew 23:11,12
Matthew 23:38,39
Matthew 24:2
Matthew 24:32,33
Matthew 26:32
Matthew 26:7
Matthew 28:7, 20
Matthew 2:13-15
Matthew 3:8
Matthew 5:8
Matthew 7:20
Matthew 8:10 (MSG)
Matthew 8:22, 23
Matthew 8:8
Numbers 22:20-34
Numbers 25:11, 12
Philippians 1:11 (MSG)
Philippians 2:5
Philippians 3:10,11
Philippians 4:7
Phillipians 1:6
Psalm 104:9-11
Psalm 106:4,5
Psalm 10:7
Psalm 119:57, 58 (MSG)
Psalm 12:6, 7
Psalm 132:6,7
Psalm 135:10-12
Psalm 136:25
Psalm 15:1, 2
Psalm 20:7,8
Psalm 22:3
Psalm 24:6, 7
Psalm 2:12
Psalm 30:11,12
Psalm 34:7
Psalm 37:4-6
Psalm 38:12-15
Psalm 40:1-3
Psalm 42:6,7
Psalm 50:11
Psalm 55:6-8
Psalm 56:8
Psalm 59:16
Psalm 64:8,10
Psalm 69:5,6
Psalm 77:19
Psalm 78:1-3
Psalm 83:17,18
Psalm 91:1
Psalm 95:6-8
Psalms 149:1-4 (MSG)
Romans 10:4
Romans 11:29, 36
Romans 12: 1, 2
Romans 13:12
Romans 14:18
Romans 14:19, 20
Romans 15:2,3
Romans 16:19,20
Romans 1:19,20
Romans 2:2
Romans 2:29
Romans 3:3,4
Romans 6:7,8
Romans 7:24,25
Romans 8:19-23
Romans 8:5,6
Romans 9:31,32
Titus 1:15,16

Food for the Spirit
Sunday, 2 December 2012
A Perfect Day
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Romans 12: 1, 2



S. Romans 12:1-2 (MSG) So here's what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him...fix your attention on God.

O. When we give our 'everyday life' and our 'usual daily routine' to God,...trusting Him, listening to Him, obeying Him, is an 'offering' to God or 'something offered or presented in divine service, as an expression of gratitude or thanks, to procure some favor or benefit' (dictionary), He turns it into His perfect will...which is His BEST for us!

A. Everyday, each and every morning, I need to fix my ear to Holy Spirit's lips, turn my attention to what He has planned for my day, taking action on His plan all my time to what He has planned. When I do day will be in His perfect will...A PERFECT DAY!

P It shouldn't be a sacrifice to give You my day, should be MY routine! Take every one of my days, Father, all my time, energy, thoughts and actions...and make them YOURS...they are anyway! You gave them to me I give them back to YOU!

Posted by umma23 at 5:56 AM PST
Updated: Sunday, 2 December 2012 6:06 AM PST
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Saturday, 1 December 2012
Man and Earth are GROANING with BIRTH PAINS!
Mood:  accident prone
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Romans 8:19-23

 Man and Earth are GROANING with BIRTH PAINS!

S. Romans 8:19-23 (AMP)

19For [even the whole] creation (all nature) waits expectantly and longs earnestly for God’s sons to be made known [waits for the revealing, the disclosing of their sonship].

20For the creation (nature) was subjected to frailty (to futility, condemned to frustration), not because of some intentional fault on its part, but by the will of Him Who so subjected it--[yet] with the hope

21That nature (creation) itself will be set free from its bondage to decay and corruption [and gain an entrance] into the glorious freedom of God’s children.

22We know that the whole creation [of irrational creatures] has been moaning together in the pains of labor until now.

23And not only the creation, but we ourselves too, who have and enjoy the firstfruits of the [Holy] Spirit [a foretaste of the blissful things to come] groan inwardly as we wait for the redemption of our bodies [from sensuality and the grave, which will reveal] our adoption (our manifestation as God’s sons).

O. Even nature is pain...and ready to give birth to the New Earth. We are in alignment with God's creation because we ARE His priority...Earth was created for us to live in. Our spirit is alive with what God is doing. We, like the place we have been placed in, groan with knowing the 'NEW THING' is coming. Our Earth, the physcial that precedes the spiritual, is revealing that it WANTS the NEW BIRTH...and that it is coming soon. The earthquakes, droughts, floods, weather changes...all point to the 'labor pains' of creation.

Man is showing these signs, too. Man is trying to go beyond the limits of what God has set as 'righteous' or 'right'. They are reaching beyond what God said man could do (i.e. gay marriage, technology, etc.) Man is trying, like the tower of Babel, to be equal to God. BIRTH PAINS! Man without God KNOWS there is more! We, who KNOW God, know that God wants us as Adam and Eve were in the beginning. The new man is coming.

These are parallels. The Earth groaning...Both want to break out into the NEW that God has prepared for us. The Earth knows, and the inner man knows...WE ARE GETTING READY FOR THE NEW EARTH AND THE NEW MAN TO BE BIRTHED!


A. Yes, I desire the NEW MAN inside of me! I can see it clearly in nature...God's Earth wants to be reborn, too. We are both going through labor pains. I know it's just keeps getting worse and worse...the natural things (weather, earthquakes, polar ice melting, etc.) and man (violance, greed, lust). It's COMING SOON!

P. Straighten out our spirit's Father! You are coming soon with Your new man and new Earth! We need to be prepared for You! Make me ready Father! Prepare me to be the Bride for Your Son! Make me ready! Make me sensitive to all You are doing. Place me right where You need me...and place Your desires and strength in my heart!

Posted by umma23 at 7:39 AM PST
Updated: Saturday, 1 December 2012 7:50 AM PST
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Friday, 30 November 2012
The judgement circle: judging what is in others is what is in me
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Romans 2:2


S.Romans 2::2 (msg)...Every time you criticize someone, you condemn yourself. It takes one to know one. Judgmental criticism of others is a well-known way of escaping detection in your own crimes and misdemeanors. But God isn't so easily diverted. He sees right through all such smoke screens and holds you to what you've done. 4You didn't think, did you, that just by pointing your finger at others you would distract God from seeing all your misdoings and from coming down on you hard?

11 God pays no attention to what others say (or what you think) about you. He makes up his own mind.

O. First of all, our oppinion of ourselves or how others see us isn't what's how GOD sees us that matters. So if we judge others, we are actually giving away what we are see in ourselves...THAT is what needs to change. We see it so clearly in others because it's also in us. What we see to judge in others is what needs to change in us. This gives us the idea that those people also see that same thing in us...because we have it, too. This makes us think that they are judging us...and if they aren't free from the spirit of judgement, they are! Once God has healed us of this judgmental spirit, and we only care about what GOD thinks, we will be free from the concerns of what man thinks.

A. This is SO me! Why do I even care what other people think of me? It's because I JUDGE them...and what I see in them to judge, is what needs to be healed in myself. It makes me know that what they have, I have...and that they judge me too,...thus, passing judgement on me and bringing fear into my life. What do do? Let Jesus fix those judgements as He gives me vision of them in others...fixed IN ME! What I see in others is MY problem..and that's why I SEE them! It's a judgement circle used to open my vison to what needs to be healed in me. Fixed problem: no fear of man, no judgement in others.

P. Father, thank You for revealing this reason I have 'fear of man'. I give it to you! Help me NOT to judge others that I would be judged by THEM! Thank You for Your freedom from fear and judgement! Please continue to heal me till I am totally FREE!

Posted by umma23 at 6:52 AM PST
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Thursday, 29 November 2012
Reflecting Jesus in my Purpose
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: 2 Thessalonians 1:11


S. 2 Thessalonians 1:11 With this in view (Believers reflecting Jesus when He returns) we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith.

O. In remembering that I am to reflect Jesus in the purpose He has given me, I pray for worthiness of His calling.

A. I am a 'reflecter' of Jesus, especially in the 'purpose/job' He has called me to do. I need to keep myself repentful and humble in order to be worthy of reveal Him through this work...reflecting Him through this job. (writing the study guide for New Soapers).

P. Holy Spirit, keep me ever alert and awake to what You are doing...keeping watch over myself to keep me humble and repentful. Make me worthy of the purpose I have in this world...that I would reflect Jesus in it!

Posted by umma23 at 6:01 AM PST
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Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Jesus in My Galilee
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 28:7, 20


S. Matthew 28:7 'He is risen from the dead. He is going on ahead of you to Galilee (A Circuit; a boundary line; a circle; revolution; TYPE OF AN EVERY DAY ROUTINE). You will see him there.'

20 I'll be with you as you do this, day after day after day, right up to the end of the age."

 O. Jesus told His disciples to meet Him in Galilee (their 'every day lives'; everyday routines) and He would MEET THEM THERE...and be with them..."DAY AFTER DAY AFTER DAY...

A. I am to MEET Jesus EVERY DAY in my daily routine. He is there for me. But I must meet Him halfway. I have to make the effort to find Him in my Him in my everyday routine. He is always there...ALWAYS!

P. Thank You, Jesus, for meeting me halfway in my everyday routine. I pray that Holy Spirit would remind me of that...THEN my usual stuff will be full of YOUR purpose, direction and blessing.

Posted by umma23 at 6:48 AM PST
Updated: Wednesday, 28 November 2012 6:56 AM PST
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Tuesday, 27 November 2012
The Alabaster Box
Mood:  amorous
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 26:7

 The Alabaster Box

S. Matthew 26:7A woman came up to Him with an alabaster flask of very precious perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at table.

O. Accoring to "Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types":

The alabaster box: Some have thought that this alabaster box was the girl's hope chest of the olden days. It was filled with sweet perfume of various values and sealed shut. It is said that there were several grades, cheep china, medium and expensive china. When a girl approached the marriageable age, she obtained the box according to her ability to pay and her station in life. She saved it until she found the man to whom she was willing to give her life, and with whom she desired to live. When her lover requested her hand and heart in marriage, then the girl, if she desired to answer in the affirmative, obtained the box from its hiding place and broke it at his feet. This was her declaration that her quest for a lover was ended.

A. Everything I have obtained in my life, everything from cheap to expensive, both spiritual and physical...all that has been hidden away secretly inside of me...for the ONE who will take my love and give me His...ALL OF THESE, I NEED TO GIVE TO HIM!

P. Jesus, As I give You all of these that I've hidden deep within; those things that are broken and useless to me...You give them back to me fixed and whole and covered in Your love and compassion for me. THANK YOU! I want to give You EVERYTHING!


Posted by umma23 at 9:00 AM PST
Updated: Tuesday, 27 November 2012 9:07 AM PST
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Monday, 26 November 2012
Humility Brings God's Honor, the Only Honor that Matters
Mood:  not sure
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 23:11,12

 ...the Only Honor that Matters

S. Matthew 23:11,12

He who is greatest among you shall be your servant.

Whoever exalts himself [with haughtiness and empty pride] shall be humbled (brought low), and whoever humbles himself [whoever has a modest opinion of himself and behaves accordingly] shall be raised to honor.

O. In the Kingdom, the person who is humble and has a modest opinion of out that modest opinion of himself...he will be raised in honor. Those who are the attendants of others...seeing others needs and supplying those needs...have the greatest honor in the Kingdom.

A. The definition of 'humble' in the dictionary is: Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful.

This is the person God will set honor on.

My attitude has to change. I need to be more humble from the inside out. But I can not do this by myself. It can only be a supernatural change. The honor I seek can not come from man, but God.

Why do I seek honor from man? It is only God that can satisfy this hunger for honor. This comes when my mind is changed to know that God is honoring me.

P. Father, I ask that You help me seek YOUR honor and not humans. I ask that You show me how to do this...that You would change my mind and heart, supernaturally. Help me to honor others without jealousy or asking 'what about me''s not about me, it's about YOU! Change my heart, Lord!

Posted by umma23 at 7:28 AM PST
Updated: Monday, 26 November 2012 7:33 AM PST
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Sunday, 25 November 2012
Mood:  sharp
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 21:19-21


S. Matthew 21:19,21

And as He saw one single leafy fig tree above the roadside, He went to it but He found nothing but leaves on it [seeing that in the fig tree the fruit appears at the same time as the leaves]. And He said to it, Never again shall fruit grow on you! And the fig tree withered up at once. 

 21And Jesus answered them, Truly I say to you, if you have faith (a firm relying trust) and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, Be taken up and cast into the sea, it will be done.

O. It was 'ripe fruit season' for the fig tree. But no fruit was growing there. Jesus caused the whole tree to die because of this...(no fruit in DUE season is a waste of time and a 'lie to the spirit' if we think it WILL produce and hasn't). He then told His disciples that not only could they 'cut off what wasn't producing fruit', they could also 'throw mountains/troubles' (that were'nt producing any 'growth of fruit' and hence a problem sent by only satan) and cause that problem to be 'cast into the sea'. It was Jesus' show of authority...and He gave that same authority to us.

A. Am I wasting my time on what won't produce any fruit? Times and seasons SHOULD produce fruit that feed my spirit or the spirit of others. If it doesn't than Jesus said I can KILL IT! Then He says that I can actually cast out the troubles that cause no production of fruit, either. These troubles, sent by satan ALONE, won't produce any growth in my spirit/soul and I can command them to leave.

P. Where I have no fruit to give You glory, Lord...I pray for clear spiritual vision to SEE that. Help me to know Your seasons of growth and those seasons in which satan tries to steal my time and fruit. Thank You for the authority to drive away satan-only-troubles that don't produce any growth in me...they just waste my time here on earth.

Posted by umma23 at 7:59 AM PST
Updated: Sunday, 25 November 2012 8:09 AM PST
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Saturday, 24 November 2012
Loving Jesus above Anything Fearful
Mood:  amorous
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 17:6-8

 Loving Jesus above Anything Fearful

S. Matthew 17:6-8When the disciples heard it, they fell flat on their faces, scared to death. But Jesus came over and touched them. "Don't be afraid." When they opened their eyes and looked around all they saw was Jesus, only Jesus.

O. This is the way to conquer all fear! Looking only at Jesus...loving Him above all fear. LOVE CONQUERS FEAR!

A. If I love Jesus over and above EVERYTHING...then I TRUST Him! I should have no fear AT ALL! This proves to Jesus that I trust Him with my life and all that is around me...even the 'turbulent waters'.

P. Jesus, forgive me for being fearful. Open my heart to loving You over and above all else so that proof of my love for You will rise up in extreme faith and trust in You!

Posted by umma23 at 6:55 AM PST
Updated: Saturday, 24 November 2012 6:57 AM PST
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Friday, 23 November 2012
Living in 'JESUS-JOY
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Umma23
Topic: Matthew 16:24-26
S. Matthew 16:24-26 (MSG) Then Jesus went to work on his disciples. "Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You're not in the driver's seat; I am. Don't run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I'll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self.
O. LIVING IN JESUS JOY even in TROUBLES. ACTUALLY EMBRACING TROUBLES! In letting Jesus lead us, not 'doing it ourselves', we find who we truly are deep inside during our troubles. Troubles and trials are 'teaching tools' that get us positioned in a place behind Jesus. When we give these 'teaching tools of troubles' to Jesus, allowing our curiosity and sense of adventure to be stirred up, we can go through the bumps of life with more joy, learning at the end who we are inside when we let Jesus take the lead.
A. VERY seldom have I gotten through life's bumps in joy. But I WANT to live in joy even through trials. How? I can let Jesus lead, knowing He has a reason that I am going through this trial. It is a way of teaching me who I really am inside; shining light on the dark places inside so I can see them and give them to Jesus. Going through tests is God's way of teaching me that all life can be lived in joy EVEN EMBRACING TROUBLES IN JOY; looking for the adventure in trials and knowing it will show me a new and stronger side of myself when Jesus leads me. The trials are 'teaching tools' to teach me how to live in joy because I KNOW who has the reigns!
P. When troubles come, Holy Spirit, I ask that You would give me the determination to live in "Jesus Joy" matter what. That I would quickly see Him leading me to the other side, knowing that He will be shining the way before me, teaching me about what needs to 'go' and what can be strengthened inside of me.

Posted by umma23 at 6:18 AM PST
Updated: Friday, 23 November 2012 6:25 AM PST
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