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SSMT 2015 with Beth Moore and Siesta's

Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone © 2006 Debbie Turner Chavers This past year, I started a year long attempt at memorizing specific scriptures with other women from around the world.  We all joined together online at Living Proof Ministries..aka Beth Moore's website. It was a joyful journey of dependence on the Holy Spirit to help me remember "in application" and assorted sticky notes visually! On December 15, 2015 we were to give our 24th verse and to share abit of our journey.  I have included my last post on the LPM blog from SSMT 2015 below. Psalm 20:7 has been a familiar comfort over the years and it seemed fitting to be the last verse for my year long endeavor.  This week-end, the LPM siesta's gathered together to hear Beth speak, celebrate their milestones, and rejoice in a blessed task accomplished. I was not able to attend the conference, but I rejoiced in the gathering of all the ladies who were present to celebrate.  I am sure it was amazing t

Freely Receive, Freely Give

1/2 Hearted Obedience © 2013 Debbie Turner Chavers Today decide.  Who will YOU serve?  We are to have singleness of heart toward our Redeemer. All we have and all we are is due Him.  He has paid in Full our Redemption.  There is a fear in those gathered in mankind of a usurpation. Those that have, which is all, are fearful that someone will take their place.  Rightfully so. For someone has. Jesus Christ has taken and borne our transgressions away. Men of flesh and bone fear failure.  We cling to our gifts with soulful remorse, knowing and acknowledging little of the value given that is to be shared in this world. We strive to hang on to our gifting, instead of letting go.  Our heart of pride recognizes the gift within, but quickly shuts the box and ties the bow as though we have not seen His glory. What are we thinking? What are we doing? We carefully guard our perceived value, intending to be paid well...for that which we have been freely given. That which was Paid in F