Author Archive: sryall

Love verses Depression

The words love and depression seem to be polar opposites… (Cue cheesy announcer and a bell clanging) In this corner we have Depression wearing words of self-loathing, fear, negative thoughts, remnants of abuse, addiction and feelings of despair… And in this corner we have Love wearing sins of the world, salvation, peace, acceptance, oil of …

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ASAP My ASAP

I am so NOT a morning person… I tell friends and family that anything I say, utter or promise before 11 am I cannot be held accountable for… AVOID SATAN AND PRAY My days are always better when I include God as I start my day… even if it is a hop out of bed …

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Give Me Life…

Psalm 119:37 (NLT): Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word Life… How much do we value it? With mental health there are times where our lives seem worthless… Where we can be caught up… Or make that down… spiraling down… Yet, God ALWAYS provides ways to halt the downward …

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He is Your Helper and Your Shield

Psalm 115:9–11 (NLT): O Israel, trust the Lord! He is your helper and your shield. O priests, descendants of Aaron, trust the Lord! He is your helper and your shield. All you who fear the Lord, trust the Lord! He is your helper and your shield These are good words to read on the tough …

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K.I.S.S

Keep it (a) simple salvation… 1 John 5:11-12 (NLT): And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12 Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life. For some KISS is keep it simple stupid – …

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Bzzzt!

I think we all can picture the scene where someone is attempting to say something and the person they are trying to communicate with does the shut-your-mouth hand close-your-moutb puppet gesture and is saying bzzzzzzt! And ever utterance is quickly interrupted with an emphasised hand puppet and bzzzt! Oh man did you hear abo-bzzzzt! I …

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Us Wall-Builders vs Satan

My devotions were in the book of Nehemiah and the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem in Chapter 4… The back fill of the situation: the Jews were still under captivity but they had favor with the Babylonian King to go back to Jerusalem and rebuild the wall (and the king even paid for the …

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A Cherry on Top

1 John 4:13–17 (NLT): And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us. Furthermore, we have seen with our own eyes and now testify that the Father sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. All who declare that Jesus is the Son of …

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Let the Redeemed… Tell Their Story

Plasms 107:1-2 (NIV): Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;His love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story— Psalms 107 lists 4 different situations that His people were rescued from… the dessert, darkness, rebellious and the seas… Psalms 107:10-16 (NIV): Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness, prisoners suffering …

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Egypt?

Egypt… Joseph (with his coat of many colors) ended up in Egypt as a slave,which was better than death his brothers were planning… And he had success… But eventually, as the Israelites grew in numbers, they remembered they had God and called on Him to rescue them… And along came Moses… God performed miracles/plagues to …

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