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{It's Almost August}

 Hello Sweet Sunday Afternoon! Where in the world has July went? In a few more days we will be venturing into August and I feel the summer is passing quickly. I want to say that several have pointed out blogger issues from me. Some of you are getting that I am a non-reply blogger. I have no clue why. Some of you are not able to see my pictures that I post and I have no clue why. I have had so many issues lately with blogger. Any old ways I will try again today and we shall see what happens. You should be able to find my little old blog over at www.bloglovin.com too. Just type in Creationsbycindy in the search box.  What have you ate good lately? We let me say that we have ate quiet well this week. I whipped Marty and I up a Chicken Fajita bowl this week served over brown rice. It was so good and favorable.  I took some leftover breakfast bacon and made myself a BLT using fresh tomatoes out of my garden. YEP, more tomatoes than bacon I think. But oh so good.  Of course I had to have a l

Wednesday in the Word-Spiritual Warfare

As Donna Pyle puts it in her Bible Study called, Your Strong Suit, spiritual warfare NEVER ceases! She goes on to say, "Living for Jesus in this present darkness is not waltzing through a meadow picking daisies. It is stumbling through enemy territory surrounded by snipers". 

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Living in such a fallen world as we do it is becoming all the more evident that WE as Christians must stay on guard to the schemes of the enemy. Satan came for one reason....to kill, steel and destroy! 

I want you to think with me for just a minute. What is a sniper? What does he do? A sniper has been in training. A sniper knows his target. A sniper scouts out his enemy. A sniper hides where no one can see him. A sniper makes himself look less visible to others by wearing a mask. A sniper locates his target, aims carefully and shoots. A sniper uses a distinct, high precision rifle and is a very sharp shooter. 

The Sniper and Satan have a lot in common don't they? Satan finds no mercy in no one. Satan wants our testimonies and will do whatever he must do to bring us down. We must be on guard daily. He wants our marriages. He wants our children. He wants our testimonies for Christ and he wants us out of the way. 

He will whisper....you don't love him anymore! He will say, "walk out on your children, someone else can raise them better. He will tell you lies such as, "you don't need to attend church or be a part of a body of believers, you can be a good Christian and sit at home". He will appear to you like a bright diamond waiting for your touch. 

Oh my sweet friends, may we ever stay alert to the schemes of the evil one. Only by God's grace and mercy can we call on the Name of Jesus...

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. Eph. 6:10-11 (ESV) 

Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Comments

  1. Loved how you use a sniper here. So true and yes, we must be alert. The times that I am not Satan will hit me full force! Thanks for the reminder. Connie Royals

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  2. Hi Cindy! Oh, this is a great post and the sniper is something to look out for. Satan's always almost invisible but on target! I need to keep my armor on and remember - no weapon formed against me shall prosper! :) I'm so glad you're liking my little dolls. I have the same problem - there aren't enough hours in the day to do all I want to do! ;)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  3. Good advice, Cindy. You are so right...Christine

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  4. Amen Cindy, we have to suit up in our armor everyday!! Great message.

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