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"M and M"
Devotional Writing Starter
Posted January 22, 2011
Mountains and Molehills.
Study on Faith or Trials.
And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Matthew 17:20
Monsters and Mayhem.
Study on the devil attacking.
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:11,12
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8
Moms and Memories.
Honoring Mothers. Great topic for a Mother-Daughter banquet.
Mary and Martha.
- Study on Mary and Martha.
- Highlight their differences and the way that they served the Lord.
- Luke 10
Mighty and Marvelous.
Study on God's traits and characteristics or on His works themselves.
To make known to the sons of men his mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of his kingdom. Psalm 145:12
Praise him for his mighty acts: praise him according to his excellent greatness. Psalm 150:2
Mud and Mire.
Going through the rough patches of life.
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Psalm 40:2
Meet and Mingle.
The importance of fellowshipping with other Christians.
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. 1 John 1:7
Master and Maker.
Study on our relationship with our Master and Maker.
O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker. Psalm 95:6
Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. John 13:13
Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands? Isaiah 45:9
For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof. Hosea 8:14
Music and Melody.
Highlighting the importance of having a song in our heart.
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. Ephesians 5:19
Merry and Myrth.
Getting away from the doldrums and having a cheerful outlook on life.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. Proverbs 15:13
Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. Psalm 126:2
Mugs and Muffins.
Being filled with the joy and love of Christ (mugs) and enjoying the full life Christ offers and the sweetness of His presence (muffins).
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore. Psalm 16:11
Mission and Ministry.
- Have an emphasis on what your women's ministry wants to accomplish.
- Encourage your ladies to get involved.
- Would make a great Kick-Off Meeting time.
Copyright ©2011 Julia Bettencourt
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