Public Notes

Recent Activity

  • DAWN shared from Let. It. Go.: How to Stop Running the Show and Start Walking in Faith by Karen Ehman
    There exists a minuscule line between being conscientious and being controlling. A marker so fine, we women cross it without even noticing that it’s stretched out right there in front of us, waiting to trip us up. What we must do is determine the difference between being conscientious (our part) and being in control (God’s job).
  • DAWN shared from Return to Me (The Restoration Chronicles Book #1) by Lynn Austin
    “You know that following God means all or nothing, don’t you? A man of God does the right thing whether it’s popular with the rest of the crowd or not. He speaks the truth and isn’t afraid to challenge others when they’re doing wrong. Men of God don’t look for power or riches or man’s approval but for God’s approval. Each day in a hundred different ways you must choose all over again whether you still want to follow Him or not.”
  • DAWN shared from Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food by Lysa TerKeurst
    Mentally. I had to decide I was tired of settling, tired of compromising. What happens when you delete “com” from the word compromise? You’re left with a “promise.” We were made for more than compromise. We were made for God’s promises in every area of our lives.
  • DAWN shared from The God Who Sees You: Look to Him When You Feel Discouraged, Forgotten, or Invisible by Tammy Maltby, Anne Christian Buchanan
    1 Corinthians 13 paints an intimate portrait of a God … • who is patient, always willing to give a second chance … and a third, and a hundredth.20 • who is kind, treating us with sympathy and caring.21 • who is not proud or boastful—although He could be. Instead, He’s gentle and humble.22 • who is not easily angered—and once we repent of our wrongs, He forgets about them completely.23 • who rejoices in truth. In fact, He is truth.24 • who can be trusted. He is faithful, and He never gives up. He will never let you down.25
  • DAWN shared from Let God Change Your Life: How to Know and Follow Jesus by Greg Laurie
    A man once compared his new and old natures to two dogs that ceaselessly scrap and fight against one another. He said, “My new nature and old nature are like two dogs that are constantly fighting, but I decide which dog will win.” “How do you decide?” someone asked. “The one I want to win,” he said, “I feed the most.”
  • DAWN shared from The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out by Brennan Manning
    Something is radically wrong when the local church rejects a person accepted by Jesus—when a harsh, judgmental, and unforgiving sentence is passed on homosexuals; when a divorcée is denied communion; when the child of a prostitute is refused baptism; when an unlaicized priest is forbidden the sacraments. Jesus comes to the ungodly, even on Sunday morning. His coming ends ungodliness and makes us worthy. Otherwise, we are establishing at the heart of Christianity an utterly ungodly and unworthy preoccupation with works.
  • DAWN shared from Let God Change Your Life: How to Know and Follow Jesus by Greg Laurie
    The Seven Principles of Effective Evangelism Principle 1: Effective Evangelism Begins with a Burden. Principle 2: Effective Evangelists Need to Know Their Audience. Principle 3: Effective Evangelism Must Be Culturally Relevant. Principle 4: Effective Evangelism Must Be Biblical. Principle 5: Effective Evangelism Focuses on Jesus. Principle 6: Effective Evangelism Presents the Whole Gospel. Principle 7: Effective Evangelism Leaves the Results to God.
  • DAWN shared from Jesus, the One and Only by Beth Moore
    We long to find someone who has been where we’ve been, who shares our fragile places, who sees our sunsets with the same shades of blue.
  • DAWN shared from Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progress by Lysa TerKeurst
    We live in a broken world full of broken people. But isn’t it comforting to know God is never broken? He isn’t ever caught off guard, taken by surprise, or shocked by what happens next. He can take our worst and add His best. We just have to make the choice to stay with Him and keep following Him through it all.
  • DAWN shared from Let God Change Your Life: How to Know and Follow Jesus by Greg Laurie
    “I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you” (Ps. 119:11 NLT). Although it is good to carry a Bible in your briefcase, backpack, or purse, by far the best place to carry God’s Word is in your heart.