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It's September 21; Good Morning Union

An ant doesn’t need a leader, a supervisor, or a boss to force it to work; its own built-in work ethic motivates it to store up food during harvest time so it has plenty to eat all winter long. ~Proverbs 6:7-8 (Randy Reed Paraphrased Version)

Randy is a friend of mine who almost daily shares a verse from God’s word that he has put in his own words. They’re all good, but today I really liked this one! The ultimate goal of “maturation” can be defined by two concepts:

Delayed gratification
Self-governance

It's September 20; Good Morning Union

“God demonstrates His own love toward us…”  Romans 5:8

It's September 19; Good Morning Union

“All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God….”    Romans 3:23

It's September 16; Good Morning Union

“I am not ashamed of the gospel for it is the power of God for the salvation of all who believe.”                Romans 1:16

It's September 15; Good Morning Union

"Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means “the stone of help”), for he said, “Up to this point the Lord has helped us!”   1 Samuel 7:12

IF you are old enough, and remember some of the good old hymns, maybe you got stopped, like I did, in "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing," in the second verse-- "Here I raise my Ebenezer...." What, or who on earth is "Ebenezer," so I can know what it is that I am supposed to "raise up?!"

It's September 14; Good Morning Union

"Godliness with contentment is great gain."  1 Timothy 6:6

“For we brought nothing into this world and we can take nothing out of it.” If I “can’t take it with me,” then it’s probably smart to focus on something else as I prioritize life.

IT's September 12; Good Morning Union

"Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young...."   1 Timothy 4:12

This generation thing can get quite complicated. Everyone is valuable; too many people, on the journey through life, believe that they are more valuable than they really are! And too many end up thinking they are of no value at all. When I feel threatened I revert back to my most comfortable place in the past (Regression- thank you Mr Freud) or I might try tearing someone else down so I look like I am farther along on the journey through life than I really am. 

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