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Giving Up During Holy Week

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the Holy Week, leading up to Easter. During this time, write down some things that you will totally abstain from during Holy Week:
This is a ritual whereby many people give up something for a period of time in anticipation of a celebration of new beginnings.
Here are some things you can choose from, that you might consider giving up:
Intangible:
Winning an argument
Talking negatively about others
Lamenting missed opportunities
Resentment toward someone
Anxiety about the future
Focusing on your perceived weaknesses
Repeating gossip
Anger and resentment
Un-forgiveness
Hatred
Jealousy
Grudge
Greed
Fear
Doubt
etc.
Tangible:
– Favorite foods
– Drinks
– Meat
– Poultry
– Fast Food
– Favorite TV Shows
– Facebook
– Twitter
– Instagram
– Video Games
– Over-excessive Use of Cell Phones
– etc.
Holy Week is not about giving up something that you enjoy in an effort to somehow please God. You’re to also give up something that’s holding you back. The benefit of such a practice is that you give yourself time to create new habits which will enhance your soul’s expression and bring about great blessings, peace and joy.
 Holy Week
 
Happy Holy Week!

 

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In John 14:6, Jesus said, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” There is no other way.

Yet many people think that they can be saved through other ways. Religion is not the way; your pastor is not the way; baptism is not the way; church membership is not the way; doing good things is not the way. There is only one way to be saved: Jesus.

As a well-known song proclaims: There is only “one name under heaven whereby we must be saved” — Jesus!

Salvation comes down to this: Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on him (John 3:36).

Similarly, 1 John 5:12 says, He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. It is clear that Jesus is the only way.

Contributed: Christ Notes

Hymn Titles by Occupation

hymns
Do you know your (specific) hymn(s)? When you go to Church this weekend be sure to smile as you go through your Hymnals!  

Dentist’s Hymn………………………….Crown Him with Many Crowns

Weatherman’s Hymn…………………There Shall Be Showers of Blessings

Contractor’s Hymn……………………The Church Has One Foundation

The Tailor’s Hymn……………………..Holy, Holy, Holy

The Golfer’s Hymn…………………….There’s a Green Hill Far Away

The Politician’s Hymn………………..Standing on the Promises

Optometrist’s Hymn…………………..Open My Eyes That I Might See

The IRS Agent’s Hymn………………..I Surrender All

The Gossip’s Hymn…………………….Pass It On

The Electrician’s Hymn……………….Send The Light

The Shopper’s Hymn…………………..Sweet Bye and Bye

The Realtor’s Hymn……………………..I’ve Got a Mansion Just over the Hilltop

The Massage Therapists Hymn…….He Touched Me

The Doctor’s Hymn……………………….The Great Physician

AND for those who speed on the highway – a few hymns:

45mph……………….God Will Take Care of You

65mph……………….Nearer My God To Thee

85mph……………….This World Is Not My Home

95mph………………..Lord, I’m Coming Home

100mph………………Precious Memories

HOLY ALPHABET

God's Promise
A lthough things are not perfect
B ecause of trial or pain
C ontinue in thanksgiving
D o not begin to blame
E ven when the times are hard
F ierce winds are bound to blow
G od is forever able
H old on to what you know
I magine life without His love
J oy would cease to be
K eep thanking Him for all the things
L ove imparts to thee
M ove out of ‘Camp Complaining’
N o weapon that is known
O n earth can yield the power
P raise can do alone
Q uit looking at the future
R edeem the time at hand
S tart every day with worship
T o ‘thank’ is a command
U ntil we see Him coming
V ictorious in the sky
W e’ll run the race with gratitude
X alting God most high
Y es, there’ll be good times and yes some will be bad, but…
Z ion waits in glory…where none are ever sad!
‘I am too blessed to be stressed!’
  The shortest distance between a problem and a solution is
 the distance between your knees and the floor.
The one who kneels to the Lord can stand up to anything. Love and peace be with you forever, Amen.
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