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Is God Mythical or Spirit

s God mythical or spirit? God is a spirit; He is the first in a three part Triune--God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Ghost. God is alive in heaven; Jesus is alive in heaven sitting at the right hand of God the Father; The Holy Spirit or Spirit of God indwells in Christian believers. Those reasons I know that He is real because He lives within me! If He was mythical, I could not pray for salvation; A mythical god has ears but can not hear; Hands that can not feel, Eyes that can not see; Ears that can not hear; Feet that can not walk, A heart that can not love. That's why I know that He lives; I can talk with Him; Pray to Him; He gives me the answers to my prayers while they are being sent. He gives me un-bounding love for everybody. He prepares a table before me in the presence of my enemies; He anoint my head with oil; He feeds me never letting me hunger for food; He cloths me with His righteousness; He keeps a roof (house top) above my head; He is the I Am that I A…

Amazing Grace : 366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions

December 12 AWAY IN A MANGER Source unknown (stanzas 1, 2), John Thomas McFarland, 1851–1913 (stanza 3) And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped Him in cloths and placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. (Luke 2:7) The shepherds had an angel Christ watches me, His little lamb, The wise men had a star Cares for me day and night, But what have I, a little child, That I may be His own in heaven; To guide me home from far, So angels clad in white Where glad stars sing together Shall sing their “Glory, glory,” And singing angels are? For my sake in the height. —Christina Rossetti No Christmas song is more loved than this tender children’s carol. With its simply worded expression of love for the Lord Jesus and trust in His faithful care, the hymn appeals to young and old alike. It is usually one of the first Christmas songs learned in early childhood; yet its pleasing melody and gentle message preserve it in our affections all through life. …

Fresh Start Devotionals

Choices Choosing good over evil is an easy call. I don’t have to agonize over whether to remain faithful to my wife. God’s word makes that one clear. What do you do when you’re faced with a choice between two goo things, and the choice is yours? A student has to decide between two schools. One that is near home or another one, that has a better program for her major, but is in another state. She has always valued the time she’s spends with her folks, but she has her career to think of. What does she do? A mother wants her child in Christian School, but to pay for it, she will have to work outside the home. She thinks her child will benefit from the Christian education, but also thinks it is valuable for her to be a stay-at-home mom. What does she do? A pastor wants to make a visit, but his sermon requires a little extra work that week. He doesn’t want to neglect his flock, so he visits. But on the other hand, he doesn’t want to neglect his flock so he tries to have a well prepared…