Poem: The Unravelling of a Christian Marriage

Marry the wrong person, everyday is Martyrs Day.
Marry a lazy person, everyday is Labour Day.
Marry a rich person everyday is New Year’s Day.
Marry an immature person, everyday would seem like Children’s Day.
Marry a cheater or liar, everyday will become April Fool’s Day.
And if you don’t get married, everyday is Independence Day!

Marriage is the only school where you get a certificate before you start.
It’s also a school where you will never graduate.
It’s a school without a break or a free period.
It’s a school where no one is allowed to drop out.
It’s a school you will have to attend everyday of your life.
It’s a school where there is no sick leave or holidays.
It’s a school founded by God on the foundation of love.
The walls are made out of trust.
The door made out of acceptance.
The windows made out of understanding
The furniture made out of blessings
The roof made out of faith.

Be reminded that God is the only Principal and you are a student,
Even in times of storms, don’t be unwise and run outside.
Keep in mind that, this school is the safest place to be.
Never go to sleep before completing your assignments for the day.
Never forget  to communicate with your classmate and with the Principal.
If you find out something about your classmate (spouse) that you do not appreciate.
Remember your classmate is also just a student, not a graduate.
God is not finished with him/her yet.
So take it as a challenge and work on it together.
Do not forget to study the Holy Book (the main textbook of this school).
Start each day with a sacred assembly and end it the same way.

Sometimes you will feel like not attending classes, yet you have to.
When tempted to quit find courage and continue.
Some tests and exams may be tough but remember,
the Principal knows how much you can bear and yet it’s a school better than any other.

It’s one of the best schools on earth;
joy, peace and happiness accompany each lesson of the day.

Different subjects are offered in this school, yet love is the major subject.
After all the years of theorising about it, now you have a chance to practice it.

To be loved is a good thing, but to love is the greatest privilege of them all.
Marriage is a place of love, so love your spouse.

Whether you’re married, engaged, or still single, we hope that you have found wisdom and encouragement in this poem about marriage. 

What Would Jesus Do? Do You Really Want to Know?

Once upon a time, a mother made her son a wristband. On it was written: WWJD? The phrase “What would Jesus do?” (often abbreviated to WWJD) became popular in the United States in the 1990s and as a personal motto for adherents of Evangelical Christianity who used the phrase as a reminder of their belief in a moral imperative to act in a manner that would demonstrate the love of Jesus through the actions of the adherents.

The WWJD movement started in 1989 when the youth group at Calvary Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan, studied Charles Sheldon’s 1896 novel, In His Steps.

But the message of wwjd should not be taken for granted due to overexposure. As simple as it seems, sometimes the question—What would Jesus do?—still leaves people wondering. However, its not hard when ones considers that Jesus said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. #Love

…Little Girl Lost | Our Souls Purpose. There once was a little girl, she was sweet and loving, the way a child is. She had blonde hair and was ever so tiny. She loved everyone she knew, she looked at the world through eyes that had not been wounded by this world. Now the teenager turns into a young woman, wife, and mother. She feels the light but she doesn’t live in the light… What would Jesus do?
Heart Touching Examples of Documentary Photography on Godinterest. What would Jesus do?
 
Mandatory Prayer to promote wellness. United States Marine Corps recruits take a moment for mandatory prayer before lights out at 9:00 P.M. in Parris Island, South Carolina, January 6, 2005. Recruits go through a twelve week training program where the objective is to instill self-discipline and confidence, high moral standards, warrior spirit, basic military knowledge and individual skills, physical fitness and wellness as a way of life, respect and love of Country and Corps. Now one might be arrested for leading soldiers into prayer, however, What would Jesus do?
 #love letters

True love never grows old. We love seeing old couples. It gives us hope that love can still stand the test of time.
How God’s Broken Through My Walls This year has been all about learning about the character of God, and also about the character of me. Everyone has thinking patterns and world views that need adjusting; the biggest one for me this…What would Jesus do?
…..What would Jesus do? Remember the less fortunate this Christmas, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world. For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stran…
#GOD #JESUS  #GODLY
Beyond the fad

“What would Jesus do?” is an irrelevant question for many people because they don’t know who Jesus is.  Before we can ask the question “What would Jesus do?” we must ask ourselves whether we know Jesus. Knowing Jesus begins with reading about His life, teachings and claims in the Bible.

So what would Jesus do? He would seek the Father for the strength and wisdom to embrace, restore, confront, teach, serve, and equip the people around him.

These phrase should drive us back to the gospels to take a fresh look at how Jesus lived. The fad phase of WWJD may be over, but we need to hold on to the phrase even whiles posting images on Godinterest and keep asking ourselves—What would Jesus do? It’s a great question. But remember: If you’re not sure what Jesus actually did in his life, then you’re just guessing at what he might do in yours.

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Self Interest as God’s Interest

We are initially informed of #God’s interest by the expression of gratification in the creation of man, and as subsequently manifested by his association with man.

While reflecting on the magnitude of creation the Psalmist was constrained to exclaim,

“When I consider the heavens the work of thy fingers, and the stars which thou has ordained, what is man that thou art mindful of him? Psalm 8:4-6 King James Version (KJV).

Sometimes in our earthly mind, the awesomeness of God is lost.

Galatians‬ ‭5‬:‭25‬ If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Isn’t God interested in every part of our lives, not just the spiritual part. So if we believe that we should live by the Holy Spirit’s power, we need then to submit every aspect of our lives to God, emotionally, physically, socially, intellectually and vocationally.

See below for a roundup of some of the most touching photos posted on Godinterest this month.

….washed white as snow | ANNA WAKUMOTO I had spent the last 6 years of my life looking for fulfillment in all the wrong places. every place that the world told me would seemingly satisfy me did just the opposite. I covered up my anger…

….On Aging | Laura’s Recovery . To live is to be slowly born – Antoine de St Exupery The purpose of human experience is to grow us into God. It is so we can melt into God as we go – to expand. We are either expanding or collapsing…
…Living and Learning at Home: Ultimate Guide to Keeping Young Children with you at Church…

…Trust no Man…that is no man, woman, or child! | Coco Chanel’s Ministry…
…What does it mean to worship?? Throughout my entire life I have been to four churches. Destined Ones Ministry, First Baptist of Hammond, Words of Encouragement ministries, and Unity Church. I can r…
…Israel – Photo by Photographer Leon Forado – photo.net (photo.net) Photograph by Leon Forado…

Paul says that because we’re saved, we should live like it! The Holy Spirit is the source of our new life’s, so keep in step with its leading. Don’t let anything or anyone else determine your values and standards in any area of your life.

God’s interest in humility goes beyond our comprehension. Jesus took off the robes of Deity, and put on the robes of humanity, then died on a cross just for us, because He loves us so much; so we could have communion with him, and so we could spend eternity in with Him, when we accept Him as our Lord and Saviour.

When we abide in God, when we are one with Him, we can literally ask whatever we want and He will do it for us (John 15:7).

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Pictures Speak Louder Than Words – Godinterest

You’ve heard the old saying actions speak louder than words right? Well today we want to tell you that online, it’s pictures that speak louder than words!”

Photographs are one of the most powerful tools of engagement online, and is rising in importance as the digital realm takes hold and more people look to online channels for browsing, shopping and socialising. There’s something about a photograph on Godinterest, one that makes a statement or just takes your breath away with its sheer beauty. Why?

In this fast-moving world, when you have a message to convey, people hardly have time to sit down and read. But if you’re able to capture the essence of what you want to say in a photo, you’ll stand a better chance of capturing your target audience. It’s true that our attention is easily distracted by pictures. Visuals are more effective than words literally and figuratively as people tend to stop and look at compelling visuals.

Studies have found that pictures facilitate the learning process, especially when it comes to children and others who are mentally impaired. They have shown that photo’s are easier to remember and associate with facts and that they can both evoke and are able to capture emotions that words cannot, no matter how cleverly they’re used.

In a #warzone, a crying child in the midst of all the rubble drives home the pointlessness of it all much more than the harshest of write-ups. The picture of a little baby praying is enough to melt even the hardest of hearts.

However, most often though, it’s not just the pictures alone that make a point. When combined with the best write-ups, visuals help to push home the message in the most powerful way and that’s how they ought to be used on #godinterest

…Today is Veterans Day, the official holiday in the Unitd States that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Here are nine things you should know about an oft-overlooked group of #veterans#worship #god #jesus #christianity #wordpress #blog #godinteresting

…Depression is a doosey. A conversation I had with a friend the other day inspired this post. Depression runs rampant and it’s peculiar that so many people afflicted with this ailment are #christians. Why is that?

…Fierce, determined hands. I could write for a long time about grief. I have buried too many people. The scar of grief was first carved by my parents’ divorce. I was too young to remember, but I know that my father was there…

Mercy Defined  “I asked for love. I asked for mercy. I asked for patience; but you’re already all of these things.”

 

…Life of a #Wannabe #Jesus. This is how we know #God is good; Because even though we stumble and fall and our sin causes us to cry, God will take those tears and build a lake for us to dance on.

…WAIT – Shining a Light “Don’t team up with those who are unbelievers. How can righteousness be a partner with wickedness? How can light live with darkness?” – 2 Corinthians 6:14 (NLT)  #god #jesus #christianity #dailydevotional #devotional#wordpress #blog #godinteresting

…Big Girls Do Cry: Your Tears are Not a Sign of Weakness.

We want to know from you, when you write a message, share a photo, or a video online, which do your friends and colleagues respond to more? Share your response in the comments field below, and let us know what the most memorable picture you’ve seen online is.

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Godinterest ‘Knowing God and Making Him Known’

Godinterest.com exists to Make God Known.  Making God known is part of the Great Commission of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20). God wants you to discover Him, perceive Him, see Him, and experience Him through a relationship with Him. He wants you to know that you can trust Him as God’s character is love, kindness, mercy and faithfulness.

As we ask God to lead us, we find that He gives us all kinds of creative ways to live out His loving purpose for the world.

We invite you to ask God to show you how you can play a part in Making God Known on Godinterest.

Let’s do it in being and living, in speaking and writing, in proclamation and dialogue, in preaching and teaching, in argumentation and invitation.  We hope you will enjoy the touching stories of people Making God Known on Godinterest.com

…Scottsdale Master’s Commission is a discipleship program that is committed to the spiritual and personal development of its students. Our purpose is two fold: “TO KNOW GOD AND MAKE HIM KNOWN”

…therefore go and make disciples of all nations (Matt.28,19)

….a magic moment for the city of God

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