God Controls Your Life; Not You

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

Everything that happens in a person’s life is already planned, even before a person is ever born. God already knows everything a person will do and God also knows what each person will be in life. God creates everyone on purpose, for a purpose, with a purpose so that His purpose and plan may be fulfilled. Therefore, when the Hand of God is on a person’s life, there is no reason for the person to get upset and try to run away from God; the only thing that needs to be done is for the individual to obey.

Ecclesiastes 6:10 says “Everything has already been decided. It was known long ago what each person would be. So there’s no use arguing with God about your destiny.” (NLT)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

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God’s Word Speaks For Itself

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

Every word of God is true and each word has clarity, power and authority within it. No one should ever add to nor should anyone ever take away from the word of God. Adding or taking away from the word of God can cause an individual to start questioning the authority of God, which is a complete disrespect to God. This, in turn can cause a person to start  operating in the spirit of pride and many other different spirits which are not of God. This is why people should never argue or debate about God or His word because God will, and can always prove Himself. 

Proverbs 30:5-6 says ““Every word of God is true. He guards those who come to Him for safety. Do not add to His words, or He will correct you and prove you are a liar.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

God Uses Everyone To Be A Blessing In The Lives Of Others

​”Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions & foolishness away.”

God blesses those who are a blessing to others. Where a person is today does not determine where the person will be on tomorrow. Today, it could very well be someone else in need of assistance from you in some kind of way, but tomorrow it could very well be you who may need the assistance of someone else. No one should ever think that they will be exempt from being in the place of needing a helping hand from others. Not receiving help whenever you are in need is a spirit of pride and also not giving help whenever you can is a spirit of pride and selfishness. Help may not always come through the person or people you may expect it to, but God will send it through the person or people through whom He chooses that He knows will get the job done. Whenever helping and receiving help from others, it does not always consist of giving money. There are many ways to give and assist someone who is in need. There are so many different ways in which God can use people to be a blessing in the life of others. We must be open and receptive to whatever God speaks to us to do in the lives of others, and we must also be ready, willing and available whenever God tells us to do something for someone, without excuse or hesitation.

Proverb 28:27 says “Whoever gives to the poor will have plenty. Whoever refuses to help them will get nothing but curses.” (ERV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

God Controls Everything About A Person’s Life 

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

Life is not about anyone. Life is all about God; how God gets the glory out of a person’s life and also about God being glorified in the life of a person. There is no one who can plan their life better than God can. Because God is the one who created everyone, God is the only one who really decides each day what will take place in the life of every person. Therefore, when a person truly comes to understand that God is always the one in control of everything; even their life, a person will learn to just go with the flow of God, and not fight against what they do not understand or may not agree with. 

Proverb 20:24 says “The Lord decides what a person will do; no one understands what his life is all about.” (NCV) 

Proverb 20:24 says “The Lord has determined our path; how then can anyone understand the direction his own life is taking?” (GNT) 

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

God Has The Master Plan

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.”

It does not matter what you may plan each day; God can get in the middle of your plans at anytime and completely change them. Because God always knows best and knows what is ahead, sometimes He will cancel your plans and change your whole schedule around in order to save or protect you. Because God has the master plan to your life, His plans are always better than your plans could ever be. Even when things may not go the way you plan them, the thing to do is trust God.

Proverb 19:21 says “People can make all kinds of plans, but only the Lord’s plan will happen.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

​Encouragement for June 13, 2017 

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.” 

Each day people make plans; whether it be plans to go to work, school, shopping, visiting the sick, plans to travel from one place to another, plans to go on vacation, plans to make phone calls, plans to spend time with family and friends, and even plans to rest and relax. Whatever and whenever you plan things, you should always be prepared to know that your plans could change. God can and will get in the middle of a person’s plans at anytime and change them for different reasons. Sometimes, God will even change your plans to protect you from hurt, harm or danger that is ahead of you that you cannot see.

Proverbs 16:1 & 9 says “People may make plans in their minds, but only the Lord can make them come true. People may make plans in their minds, but the Lord decides what they will do.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day.

~Carla~

Encouragement for June 12, 2017

“Applying wisdom to your life each day will help you keep distractions and foolishness away.” 

When a person’s life is pleasing to God; God will position Himself to hear each and every one of the person’s prayers. God will keep His ears open to listen to the requests and cries of the person so that He may meet the needs and desires of the person. When a person is disobedient and does not please God, the individual will not be able to get God’s attention because God will close His ears to the person, not hearing anything the person has to say. The only prayer God wants to hear from a disobedient person is a prayer of repentance. 

Proverb 15:29 says “The Lord does not listen to the wicked, but He hears the prayers of those who do right.” (NCV)

Be blessed, be encouraged and have a great day. 

~Carla~

Your Assignment Has Purpose

Everyone that comes into the world is created on purpose, for a purpose, and with a purpose. Each person in life will be entrusted with an assignment to be connected with others for a greater purpose, and the only way to know who you are supposed to be connected with is to be connected with Jesus, so that He may allow you to cross paths with each individual that is a part of your assignment so that purpose may be fulfilled in the lives of each individual.

Matthew 4:19 says “Jesus said to them, “Come, follow me, and I will make you a different kind of fishermen. You will bring in people, not fish.”

Be blessed, be encouraged, and have a great day.
~Carla~