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Praise Your Way Through Life Today

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  Dear Partner, Friends and Family, "Stand up and bless the Lord you people of His choice; stand up and bless the Lord, your God, with heart and soul and voice"  - James Montgomery  (1771-1854)  The Lord has favoured you greatly. Before the earth was, He chose you and entered into a covenant with you. He gave you to His son Jesus and He gave His son Jesus to you. When we accept Him and what He has done for us, when we believe on His name, He breathes His Spirit into us, so we can say ‘Abba, Father’ or ‘my Daddy God’ (Romans 8:15). Surely you must praise Him! How can we ever be totally satisfied in life if we do not praise Him? To truly satisfy the deep longing of our heart or spirit we must learn to exalt, honour and praise the Lord our God. We need to launch out into His sea of Love and express our deepest appreciation to Him for who He is and what He has done for us. Your name is written in the Lamb’s book of Life. Through Him, you will live forever.  Remember Proverbs 18:

Look Up, Not Down

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 Dear Partner, Friend and Family, "Praise your way through life today and be refreshed by praying in the Holy Spirit"  - Dr Shaun Marler As this year is drawing to a close, I want to encourage every one of you to continue to look up, not down or around.  When we look around, we see the circumstances.  This year has been a very difficult and trying year even heartbreaking for many.  During the course of the year, the nations have been affected by plagues, pestilences and other natural disasters.  The world's economy has been shaken; many businesses and families have been affected in many adverse ways.   When we look down, we are discouraged.  By looking down, we can be disheartened, lose hope and enter into despair.  This is not how God wants us to feel, think or live our lives.  God does not give us a spirit of fear, doubt or unbelief. God does not want us to look at the circumstances of what is going on in our world and be adversely affected by them. When we look up, we

Mission Update

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Dear Partner, Family and Friends, World Harvest Ministries/iHarvest Church continues to spread the gospel, reaching the poor and the needy and carrying out the great commission.  I want to take this opportunity to thank you, our partners, for helping us with this important and life-changing work.   Your partnership is precious and valuable to us!  We are praying for you and I want to encourage you with this word. Firstly, in  Proverbs 11:30 ,  "The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he that wins souls is wise."   Secondly, it instructs us in Proverbs 19:17 , "He that gives to the poor lends to the Lord and God will repay back to him that which he gave." Thirdly, it tells us in the Word that if we open our hands wide to the poor and give, for this good work, God will never let us fail. Then in Matthew, God instructs us to visit the prisoners, feed the poor and clothe the naked (Matthew 25).   Prison Outreach Report I am pleased to let you know Ps. Brian a

See Your Mountain Moved

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 Dear Partners, Family and Friends, "If you fix your eyes on the One who made the mountains, the One that made the mountains can and will remove the personal mountains of problems, in your way."  - Dr Shaun Marler Last week I wrote about perseverance in prayer.  On Sunday just gone, I preached a message on this subject and was led to speak about seeing your mountains moved.  Death and life are in the power of our tongue, and we must learn to speak what God says.  I have included the Youtube link to the video of last Sunday's message at the end of this blog.   Faith Sees the Unseen Faith sees the unseen.  Faith sees with the spiritual eye what the natural eye cannot yet see.   See it done with your spiritual eyes, the eyes of faith!  In Mark 11:23 - 24 it says, “For truly I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be removed, and be cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he says shall come to pass;

Prayer

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  Dear Partners, Friends and Family,  "Nothing is impossible with God when you pray effectively   - Tom Brown Last week the Lord had me write on perseverance.  When I asked the Lord, "What should I share this week?"  I felt impressed by the Spirit to share on prayer.  I heard the phrase "Persevere in prayer." I like the quote that I have shared above, which I found on the back of Bishop Tom Brown's book, "Prayers that Get Results".   (This book is available through Whitaker House.)   If there was ever a time when we need to persevere in prayer, until what God has promised is fully manifested, it is now!  As you are aware, America is going to the polls to vote on who will run their country for the next four years.  Here in Queensland, where I live, we are also voting for who will lead our state for the next four years.  It is crucial that we vote and that we exercise our vote wisely.  I encourage you to find out what your representatives believe an

Perseverance

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 Dear Partners, Family & Friends, "Perseverance; the necessary ingredient of character we all need to achieve our dreams, in the face of any challenges or obstacles, because our dreams are worth it!"   - Dr Shaun Marler. Perseverance is to keep on doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.  Perseverance is the quality of those who persevere to achieve something worthwhile, where others only give up and quit.   It takes planning and perseverance to be successful in the face of obstacles.  Regardless of the presence of challenges, difficulties and discouragement, perseverance is a strength within the virtue category of courage, that all winners possess.  It is a needed ingredient to achieve their goals and realize their dream.  In order for us to love more, reach more, win more and do more for Jesus, we all need the virtue or character quality of perseverance.  When others are challenged to quit, give up or throw in the towel, we must learn to perse

Do More

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 Dear family, friends and partners, "Together we can love more, reach more, win more and do more for Jesus"  - Dr Shaun Marler. I have been sharing on the above quote for the last few weeks. Today, I want to share a quote with you from Albert Einstein.  "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein. I love this quote. It reminds me of the scripture in Deuteronomy 30:19 , "I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live;" Life is a miracle. Love is a miracle . When we think about the universe and all the planetary and celestial bodies, we have to acknowledge that this planet earth is a miracle. Out of the whole of creation, there is no planet like our planet.   I believe the best way to live is as though everything