Observations Gleaned From the Scriptures by JaneEllen

This is article #22. God’s Tweets             I do not have, nor do I want, a Twitter account. What I think I know about Twitter is that the messages are short and are called tweets. I got to thinking about some of God’s short messages, and as you know me by now, I started making …

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Observations Gleaned From the Scriptures by JaneEllen

This is article #21. Is the Sinner’s Prayer in the Bible? For years I have been trying to find the Sinner’s Prayer in the Bible. I have read the Bible through several times, and I cannot find it. I have asked my friends who say they said it to be saved where it is. None …

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Observations Gleaned From the Scriptures by JaneEllen

This is article #20. Some of the Benefits of Pleasing God             Have you ever thought that we are to try to please God? Ephesians 5:10 says that not only are we to try to please God, but we are to “try to discern what is pleasing to God.”             I often look up words …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen #19: Are you playing hide and seek with the devil?

Observations Gleaned From The Scriptures by JaneEllen This is article #19 Are You Playing Hide and Seek with the Devil?             1 Peter 5:8 says, “Be soberminded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” If you were in the jungle and came across a lion, would …

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Observations Gleaned From the Scriptures by JaneEllen #18: Do You Know What God Wants You To Do?

This is article #18 by JaneEllen. John 14:15 says, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” We show our love for one another in a variety of ways: hugs, kisses, smiles, gifts, phone calls, cards, etc. The verse above says the only way to show God the love that we have for Him …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen #17: Does God’s word comfort you?

Observations Gleaned From the Scriptures by JaneEllen This is article #17. Does God’s Word Comfort You? Several years ago, during some Bible reading, I came across Scriptures that I labeled “God’s Comforts.” I started making one of my now famous “Scripture lists” of these comforts to share with my grandchildren.  Those of you who know …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures #16: Do you know how to increase your faith?

This is article #16 of Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen Do You Know How to Increase Your Faith? Several years ago, I started sending my grandchildren a verse or verses from the Bible, and a short commentary on the verses each Friday. I have enjoyed this tremendously. When we started, my grandchildren were …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures #15: How has grace changed my life?

How Has Grace Changed Your Life? This is article #15 of Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen.             Recently I was asked this question and I thought it would be easy to answer.  It is and it isn’t. The answer may be easy but the framework for it isn’t.  I apologize upfront for this …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen #14: Rules, Regulations, Choices, Consequences

This is article #14 of Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen.             Our God is awesome! He loves us all exactly the same. Because He is God and is in charge, He gives us rules and regulations. If we follow them, they make our lives better. He wants the best for us. I am …

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Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen #13: The Danger of Arrogance and Pride

This is article #13 of Observations Gleaned from the Scriptures by JaneEllen.  The Danger of Arrogance and Pride Isaiah 2:6-22 tells us what happens if we trust man instead of God. And the haughtiness of man shall be humbled, and the lofty pride of men shall be brought low, and the Lord alone will be …

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