Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 8.27.18

Scripture

From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another.

John 1:16 NLT

Reflection

God favored me, in spite of my enemies. Our blessings keep coming in and as we free ourselves from guilt and shame, and realize that God has ALREADY forgiven us for our sins then we will clearly see the numerous blessings flowing in.

If we spend our time self-inflicting pain and punishing ourselves;
putting the stakes in our hands and feet, whipping ourselves…we
overlook the gifts God has for us. Stop thinking you know God’s Mind and focus on loving Him and doing good towards His children and yourself.

Prayer

Father, I choose to receive Your grace today, as You empower, guide and teach me. I release my guilt and condemnation, and receive Your love and forgiveness. Wash me clean and warm my heart that I may guiltlessly open my arms to receive Your blessings for me. Amen.

Love you all,

Natasha

Please Note: This message was originally written and published on August 27, 2010. It has been modified to align with current standards and formatting; sections have been edited and content expanded to reflect my current thoughts.
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