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Ten Ways To Love

The trouble with a Series like this one is that my challenge starts off on the first swing at bat — just take a look at the title…  Listen — just how does one do that when they themselves are wanting to talk so badly that they cannot possibly focus on what the person whom they are supposed to be listening to is saying? VERY pointed subject for me — it is something that has taken a LONG time to learn to do, notice a word missing?  That word that is missing is the word “how“.  Learning to do something verses learning how to do something are indeed very different approaches at the same essential thing, but many people do not see it that way.

A person may be able to “read a book” on the subject in which they need “assistance” or “help” with, which is the “how” part of the training or development.  This list of ten (10) ways to love may at first look like an easy to master or tackle challenge, which just requires some “how tos” on the part of the reader, but it is BY FAR more than that.  The words may at first look like “Ten Things To Do To Love” and the list may look more like words strung together: listen, speak, give, pray, answer, share, enjoy, trust, forgive and promise.  READ the title of this Series again…  It says “Ten WAYS to LOVE”, not to do to love!

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Keep The Charge

Oh how many times as a child can be remembered be told that my older brother was being “put” in charge “while” Mom or Dad, sometimes both of them, as they went in two different directions to do something. We were to “mind” what my brother said as if it were coming directly from them… That lasted about two minutes -or- as long as it took for both of them to get out of view, whichever was the shortest length of time!

The idea, of course, was to keep in the front of our mind’s eye that there would be consequences for any our-of-line actions that we might take in the absence of the authority we knew we could NOT get by with if they had actually present. Along with the “idea” came the knowledge of what would be “delivered” if my brother told on us! Those moments is where it is believed (by myself and MANY others) that my ability to persuade – others may say coerce or bribe – was developed to relative precision for a whole host of creative views of things…

The first real introduction to this thought came in a memorial service, a Celebration of Life, for a co-worker’s spouse’s home-going. The minister told us a few anecdotal things about the “Colonel” as most of us referred to this man affectionately. Then came the reference for this Series — I Kings 2:3 | KJV – with the challenge that we each needed to keep the family lifted up High before the Throne of Grace and Mercy, keeping them before God the Father.

His challenge was presented in such a manner we would realize that these days which are ahead would be tough and challenging to each and every family member. As he explained the verse to us in the service, he further challenged us to especially remember the widow as she would be picking up the pieces of her loss as it has been SO unexpected and surreal.

QUESTION: What will we each do with this absolutely profound verse found in the Scripture, written for the Ages, in the Canon presented to the Children of Israel — and SO aptly for Christians of our time, as if time had stood still? Each of these eight pieces depend upon the VERY first statement:

“keep the charge of the LORD thy God”

We have been entrusted with the Completed WORD of God – it IS the Instruction Book – containing HOW we can DO all the things I Kings 2:3 | KJV talks about. Will we, just as the minister of the service for a dear friend’s spouse did, challenge ourselves daily to perform these tasks? Better get to reading — it is after all, just ONE verse… There are approximately 31,239 other verses that have that SAME kind of POWER – we just have to discover what God the Father is trying to teach us through each one of them! The Holy Spirit is waiting on us to READ them and we MUST be willing to LISTEN.

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Keep The Charge | http://delivertheword.com/keepthecharge

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Volume 1 | Issue 5

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Volume 1 | Issue 5 | December 12, 2012

Welcome to The Encouragement Chronicles

Truly this final issue of the Chronicles for 2012 is one of CELEBRATION!!!  So many good things have taken place that it may be hard to recount them all…  The number of places where the work developed for this site is popping up is truly Encouraging to me, with a great amount of interest being brought in Internationally (outside of the United States).  It may surprise you, it sure did me, but something that has not been shared in a Chronicle at all are the Hymns Series, of which there are two of them.  They have netted hundreds of views and downloads.

This Chronicle is going to be all about my ABSOLUTE favorite time of the year: CHRISTMAS!  Just about everything that has to do with CHRISTmas is on my list of likes…  The trees, ornaments, presents, caroling, decorating, Nativity scenes, musicals, plays, TV programs and the seemingly endless playing of Christmas carols and songs.  Once you take a look at the Christmas design decorations, it will not be difficult to see what my FAVORITE item at Christmas is –

O*R*N*A*M*E*N*T*S.

I’ve enjoyed and have been mesmerized by ornaments since my childhood – which my wife and daughter would both resoundingly agree — that may not be over quite yet…  Each design entertains the fanciful delight of the glisten and enchantment of even the most simple sphere – there is at least one in EACH design.  There are three main Series (One, Two and Three) in which to choose, which intertwine very complex designs all the way down to the most simple no frills ones – all of them being presented in the spirit of sharing.  There are blues, golds, reds along with snowflakes and stars, with a tree or two thrown in for good measure so there is something for everyone.

A few of the “Christmas” shares are going to be in different Series locations as they were created at different times and for different occasions.  For instance, a Psalm 23 design was included in Life’s Realities [http://delivertheword.com/lifesrealities] which utilizes a very “red” Poinsettia for the base design.  Another Series with three designs in it is Whosoever Will, Let Him [http://delivertheword.com/lethim] which includes three prints to multi-colored Poinsettias containing “We Have Come Into This House” by Bruce Ballinger.

It is my hope that CHRISTmas this year will be shared with others as an Encouraging time — we have the tool, your reading a part of it right now…

UPDATE | The On-Line Store is FULLY active!  With a WHOLE lot of effort and a few sleepless nights, each standard image on DeliverTheWord.com is order capable.

Do remember this is the once a month, large issue if you will, showcase manner in which The Encouragement Chronicles highlights the goings on of things happening with DeliverTheWord.com. These editions will naturally be larger providing everyone with a power packed collection new items to learn about and see how they have been used!

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With each Issue of The Encouragement Chronicles want to challenge each of us to share the Ministry of Encouragement with others. As we seek to honor, magnify and lift up the name of Jesus Christ, we need your HELP! Please consider helping us cast the net as wide as your sphere of influence. The people you influence are not going to be reached by us in or of ourselves, we don’t know who those folks are! But you do know who they are – and – you are more likely to know what area they need to be Encouraged.

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We’d be honored to be your On-Line Encouragement toolbox where you find what you need to keep those you know Encouraged with the Word of God! Look at the bottom of any page to find the “Send This Page To A Friend“. This feature allows you to send that specific page to anyone you wish as an e-mail – all the images, formatting and information appears in the e-mail just like it does on the Website. This is a POWERFUL feature that will enable everyone the ability to more easily share any area of the DeliverTheWord.com System of Sites.

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The same system that is used for sending e-Courage electronic greeting cards can now be utilized to download for purchase any image on the DeliverTheWord.com system!  The most versatile function of the purchasing capabilities of Fotomoto is the opportunity to download the high-resolution artwork of the image chosen.  With that download, the artwork can be used for whatever (within license agreement) is desired in any quantity.  Downloads are: $2.00 per image.  Artwork prints in 8×10 are: $4.00 per print.  Other items are also available, including: greeting cards, note cards, postcards posters, wall peels and more depending on the size and configuration of the images offered in any particular Series.

About The Encouragement Chronicles

Every image contained within DeliverTheWord.com can be sent to anyone via e-mail FREE of charge. As whatever Series is being viewed, each image will have an e-Courage option which presents you with a straight-forward method to send to an e-mail address with a “note to them” of your own.

The Encouragement Chronicles is the on-line magazine (e-Zine) publishing extension ministry of DeliverTheWord.com. Experience Encouragements delivered in e-mail, prints & backgrounds with the coverage and blending the best of sharp photography and essential Scriptures both in print and on-line.

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The Ability to Immediately Send a Message of Encouragement to Others Right from Your Desktop, Tablet, Smartphone or Any Number of Internet Capable Devices All You to Encourage From Anywhere! Easy to Use Tools and Features Allow for Each Person to Find Something that Suits Them in Sharing the Gospel Message to Everyone They Know and to a World that Does Not Know! DeliverTheWord.com is AVAILABLE Everywhere to Every One! Every Item is Made Available in Various Formats Including Prints, Backgrounds, Send a Note to a Friend and e-Courage Electronic Cards. 100+ Different Series from Which to choose from… Most of the Designs are Provided with a Floral Type of Background, but there are Various Other Designs which have Motif or Themes to Choose From.

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Amazing still is how others are utilizing this site to Encourage others outside the United States of America… As long as an individual has access to the Internet and has a valid e-mail address, this site can be utilized to Encourage anyone, virtually anywhere. This site was designed to be this very kind of tool from day one, so others would have the ability to access a Ministry of Encouragement site like this to be an Encouragement and to be Encouraged as well!

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Series Showcase | Holiday Collection 2012

Website | http://delivertheword.com/holidaycollectionchristmas

It gives me GREAT pleasure to Introduce to you an UPDATED series, the Holiday Collection for Winter of 2012! There are a host of images that have “glass ornaments” in them of two different colors for this year: blue and red, along with plenty of GOLD!

It would be difficult for anyone who even has a vague idea about Christmas to not know what the Celebration is all about – the birth of Jesus Christ. All of the “ancient” retelling of the olden times in which baby Jesus was born and was lain in a manger because there was no room in the Bethlehem Inn for Joseph and Mary, are things many of us can easily recall from our youth. They would continue to share the understanding that Jesus didn’t have a “roof” under his head in his Service to the LORD.

Touching the hem of Jesus’ garment, as shared with us in the Gospel according to Luke, chapter 8, verse 44 and following:

Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched. And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
Luke 8:44-45 | King James Version

The woman being spoken of was healed by merely touching the border or hem of his garment – she had been “Encouraged” to do so because of what she saw in Him. Will we commit and think upon what Jesus Himself told the woman when she came forward? Here’s what she said in Luke, chapter 8, verse 48:

And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace.
Luke 8:48 | King James Version

Likewise we should want each and every print in this series as well as all of the rest of them, to remind those who see them to remember what the Lord has done for them!

NOTE: Note to self – there are NO flowers in this series – so it is possible to do so!

There are three distinct Series for consideration this year – the NEW one comes first!

Series Three | The Reason for the Season

There are nine designs or images which were developed for this Series – so aptly named: The Reason for the Season!  Each of them were developed to incorporate a rich blue and gold color, setting the tone for this new Series to become a solid favorite.

The following comprise the set:

  1. Celebrate
  2. Seasons Greetings
  3. Highly Exalted
  4. Jesus Christ Is Lord
  5. Wishing You A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year
  6. And His Name Will Be Called…
  7. Merry Christmas
  8. For Unto Us A Child Is Born…
  9. Greetings

The designs are not all about Christmas trees, rather they present ornaments and stars, along with a symbolic tree on a couple which help them become familiar because of the elements used.

Five (5) of those designs have Scripture incorporated in them from Isaiah (Old Testament) and Philippians (New Testament)

Scripture & References For The Series

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”
Isaiah 9:6 | King James Version

“Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:”
Philippians 2:9 | King James Version

“That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”
Philippians 2:10-11 | King James Version

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This set of blue and gold ornaments, along with blue and gold tree branches, presented with golden stars, make up these landscape oriented pieces totaling up to 9 design units.  There are only two background colors which simplify the set, providing unity and connection with the set as a whole.  This set need not be presented as a set to blend creatively, but have been designed to be presented in the order presented.  Each design carries the Series name of The Reason for the Season plainly with the same typeface and presentation.

This set of rich color contrast and distinctive ornament design was created to be a unique conversation piece, which they have already proven to be…  Before they were even up on the Internet yet, folks are asking WHEN so they could begin to think about how they could utilize them for this Christmas Season! Be the CONVERSATION STARTER, send everyone Greetings and tell them about The Reason for the Season!

Read the entire contents of Series Three: http://delivertheword.com/holidaycollectionchristmas/series-three-the-reason-for-the-season

Series Two | Red Ornaments

This second set of designs developed along with Series One (below) have some of the same features, but are presented in a strikingly different manner.  These ornaments resemble hanging from a “tree” or at least in the mind they do.  By looking closer, one will notice they are not “hanging” on anything other than the stand of ribbon which so thinly shown.  The ornaments themselves have a varying degree of transparency and rotation which gives them there “different” look.  The smallest ornament is indeed only a “perspective” away from the more prominent two towards the front.

Scripture & References For The Series

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”
Isaiah 9:6 | King James Version

“And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.”
Luke 2:12 | King James Version

“But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”
Philippians 2:8 | King James Version

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This Series offers a total of 13 images, five of which do not have any Scripture worked into the design.

These are sure to be a talked about item when sharing them with others.  As you share them with others you know and a few that you may not know all that well, invite them to be intrigued — they may want to share them as well!

Read the entire contents of Series Two: http://delivertheword.com/holidaycollectionchristmas/series-two-red-ornaments-triple-hanging

Series One | Blue Ornaments

This particular blue background image with a single gold colored ornament provides a view which in essence cannot be denied. Your mind will tell you that it is there and it is round, all the while the captivation is but something allusive… It was engineered to give the opportunity of the “looker” to look again and want to be drawn closer to it to see if it really is what is first appeared to be. Our lives are just like that – they should see Christ in us by every action, deed, place we go, word we speak… They will see us, watching to see if what they “think” they see is indeed what they are seeing in us – will it be like the imagery used in this design?

Scripture & References For The Series

“And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.”
Matthew 2:6 | King James Version

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.”
Luke 2:11 | King James Version

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.”
John 1:1, 3, 14 | King James Version

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Each of blue ornaments and stardust tree designs contains a mixture of portrait and landscape oriented pieces totaling 18 overall design units. Twelve (12) of those designs have Scripture incorporated in them from Matthew, Luke and John.

These deep blue designs with mainly gold and white accents were developed to intrigue the mind – will we be intrigued enough to share a simple ornament with those we know and even those we don’t?  You’d be surprised at the response that has been sparked by what is “missing”…

Read the entire contents of Series One: http://delivertheword.com/holidaycollectionchristmas/series-one-blue-ornament-spiral-tree

History & About | Ornaments and Decorations

Finding The Ribbon | Christmas Colors Throughout DeliverTheWord.com

Most likely a great mystery is fixing to be shared with a whole heap of folks…  A “Southern Manner” of saying the following: A mystery is about to be revealed to the readers of The Encouragement Chronicles.  With well placed purpose, the discovery of a built-in design to foster a “ribbon” in the artwork designed for the collection of sites that build DeliverTheWord.com.  It is intentional, not an accident, that the color “red” is used in a prolific manner and objects that would serve as a reminder of the shed Blood of Christ are utilized throughout.  This list is not exhaustive by any means, but will make much more sense to the detection that foundationially everything in this Chronicle was built on the basis of including something red in the design work presented.  From poinsettias, crosses, roses, red flowers of several different kind – even if the color has been changed to suit a different need or purpose, all of it has been by design.  It will not be long till it can be said that there is a verse of Scripture from every book contained in the Bible — only lack a couple to make that a statement come true.

Here are a few of them:

Website | http://delivertheword.com/writteninred | A Spotlight In This Chronicle

The idea for this Encouragement Series came about from listening to the song by the same name, Written in Red, by George Jensen being performed/sang by Janet Paschal. She also happens to be my favorite singer for this specific song. Jotted down on a card, which is my normal starting process for any Series – yes a piece of paper, normally a 4×6 note card – the title “Written in Red – Jensen” to remind me of the date and title.

Website | http://delivertheword.com/lifesrealities | Psalm 23 On Red Poinsettia

Beginning With Psalm 23 | The proving of the Preached Word of God by discovering Scripture, has made this project one of a different viewpoint. For one, it shows us that indeed they are real and that’s life! Second, it points the focus toward the Father God and Son Jesus Christ!

Website | http://delivertheword.com/lethim | Come Into His House on Tri-Colored Poinsettias

We Have Come Into This House | by Bruce Ballinger

Website | http://delivertheword.com/etiquette | Joyful and Psalm 5:11 with White and Red Bloom

“But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.”
Psalm 5:11 | King James Version

Website http://delivertheword.com/saiththelord | Isaiah 66:2 on Red

“For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.”
Isaiah 66:2 | King James Version

Website | http://delivertheword.com/talentsthroughwriting | Peace Jesus Brings on Red Petals

This is one of those poems that reaches right out to GRAB you! It’s quick, swift and gripping. It is also playful, yet sobering. Of course… Keep in mind and remember that this one was texted to me on the way down the hall to READ IT! READ IT! which would wake up a neighborhood. Even read it three more times once the lights were out…

Website | http://delivertheword.com/selectives | Delight and Psalm 1:1-2 with Red Leaves

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.”
Psalm 1:1-2 | King James Version

Website | http://delivertheword.com/theloveofgod | Red Roses & The Love of God

“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Romans 8:38-39 | King James Version

Series Spotlight | Written In Red

Website | http://delivertheword.com/writteninred

This specific Series has been in development on and off for several months as a “core” theme had become somewhat elusive it seemed as it was picked up, put down and tucked away time after time. Having a desire to develop it once again in an effort to make it become a Series, several small steps needed to be trod which made finishing it SO much more rewarding. Isn’t it interesting how frustrating something becomes when it is being struggled with, but when God the Father places it before us, all of a sudden the search that seemed so difficult and tedious becomes a labor of love and pleasurable learning?

Beginnings

The idea for this Encouragement Series came about from listening to the song by the same name, Written in Red, by George Jensen being performed/sang by Janet Paschal. She also happens to be my favorite singer for this specific song. Jotted down on a card, which is my normal starting process for any Series – yes a piece of paper, normally a 4×6 note card – the title “Written in Red – Jensen” to remind me of the date and title.

The choices of design needed to include elements presented in red, specifically the writing, to match the Series name. Finding a design to adapt and enhance with symbolism was not difficult at all, but then came the substance… Couldn’t get solid footing on the Scripture wrapping for them – thus putting it down so it could be picked up and continued as to look at it differently.

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Then Came The Blood

Consider looking with me at the first verse of this song:

In letters of crimson God wrote His love
On a hillside so long, long ago
For you and for me Jesus died
And love’s greatest story was told

From the first four letters comes a TRUTH that has changed the ages, “In letters of crimson…” As the development of this Series was picked up again, the beautiful song performed by Janet once again was listened to fully several times till I began to sing it even without the on-line version of it playing.

It has been my habit for many years now to surround myself with good Gospel music to listen to whenever and wherever possible. Whether that be at home, at the office, on the way to work, traveling – you name it, there is a MP3 player or CD player somewhere pouring forth praise for the Master and King of Kings. Truly what we surround ourselves with will be the influence we are to others, poured out without us having to think about doing so.

As my mind churned more on the “Blood of Christ”, found a video with a very special ending by Gloria Gaither – it is truly what changed my whole thought process. It is not Gloria that was important, it was what she was said that sparked in me research points.

As she shared her own personal testimony about being raised in a Preacher’s home, she stated that she “missed” the application of the Truth spoken of in the applying of the Blood of Jesus Christ to all in our lives. Also shared is a fact shown time after time of past revivals over the past 400 years, they focused on the re-application of the Blood.

Furtherance With A Special Men’s Prayer Time

For more than four years now, our Saturday evening Men’s Prayer Time for the men of our church has been an extra special time taken out of the week to spend time with at least one other man praying for the concerns of our church and within our own families.

I love you, I love you
That’s what Calvary said
I love you, I love you
I love you written in red

We have to make the effort to remember to “apply” the Blood of Jesus Christ to each and every situation in our lives – it is called purposing in our hearts, as in what Daniel did in Daniel 1:8:

“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.”
Daniel 1:8 | King James Version

This Series is provided as the reminder to each of us that EACH and EVERY thing that we do is something we should submit ourselves to the Creator God before doing. When we “Apply” the Blood of Christ to each area of our lives, it will be checked first and then done, instead of the worldly manner of doing so – which is to do first then figure out how it applies later.

May each of us get the Truth of this Series “Written In Red”, for it is what will change our lives FOREVER!

Read the entire contents of this particular Series: http://delivertheword.com/writteninred

Series Spotlight | Be Strong In The Lord

Website | http://delivertheword.com/bestronginthelord

This Series is comprised eight (8) different prints, all coordinated in a similar fashion, with one Scripture verse subtly presented on each, along with a blended ornate cross. The colors used in the presentation of the cross for each item is taken from a prominent color of either the butterfly itself or the surrounding articles in the photograph. The color intentions are to be subtle, but powerful, allowing the butterfly itself to be the attraction, leading to the power of the cross – of course to remind each viewer of why we need to “Be Strong In The Lord”.

Scripture Verses From The Bible

Each of the Scripture verses used for this series actually come from one book and chapter of the Bible, which is Ephesians 6, verses 7, 11, 14, 17, 18, 23 & 24. Each of them is listed as the following:

“With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men” Ephesians 6:7 | KJV

“Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11 | KJV

“Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness” Ephesians 6:14 | KJV

“Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. ” Ephesians 6:16 | KJV

“And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God” Ephesians 6:17 | KJV

“Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints” Ephesians 6:18 | KJV

“Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 6:23 | KJV

“Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.” Ephesians 6:24 | KJV

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Each verse of Scripture has an action word, which should indicate to us the need to be active. We ought to be daily: doing, standing, quenching, taking, praying, and loving.

Multiple Sets | Same Scripture

In the overall development of this Series, the overall plan which was considered, was to have them be intended to be established as a group, but it is not necessary to do so. There are 8 printed prints, all of which have integrated background images presented in a very prominent manner, presenting a captivating message in a manner which is noticeable from nearly any distance.

Given that they have been designed in such a manner to be presented in a group, that does not mean that they cannot be displayed individually or several to a group. However, to help aid in putting them into groupings, several of the Collective Statements prints have been designed to facilitate hanging them as a collection. Two different designs have been developed for the 8×10 sized prints, which a single one of them could be used in order to provide a balance, by causing the set to have a total of nine (9) prints – 4 to the left, 1 center, 4 to the right, or any combination an individual may desire.

Of these designs, containing the identical information, one lends itself to being placed at either the beginning of the set of in the middle of the set, where as the second was intended to be hung in the center of the set. But don’t forget, even the Collective Statements are well capable of being hung by themselves also – or with one or more prints of your choice, allowing the individual to create a custom collage of their own liking and appreciation.

Preparation

In preparing to build this set of prints, over and again the story of the “struggles” of the butterfly came to into clear focus and was a reminder of the struggle they must go through in order to do what a butterfly does most – softly fly around. Because of that struggle, which strengthens them beyond our comprehension, they are able to “flutter” around with very little present difficulty. For these eight (8) wonderful verses, a beautiful butterfly was chosen to represent each one.

Many times it is what others see around us, as a dear friend has even recently reminded me of, that for them individually it puts into motion for them a belief or disbelief in what they see in each of us – shoe leather so to speak. From the starting verse of Scripture of how we are “doing service” in Ephesians 6:7, to the final verse of Scripture in the “Amen”, we are “judged” so to speak on how we are doing on that scale according to that persons view of us…

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Benefits

The Benefits provided by The Encouragement Chronicles is tied around a core and common conviction: we are to be BUILDING UP others, not TEARING DOWN — we have the opportunity to be a powerful Encourager through the tools of DeliverTheWord.com. Click here for more…

Distinctives

Worthwhile Distinctives about The Encouragement Chronicles could be primarily summed up in the fact that this site is “Made for Christians” with a primary objective of having a Spiritual Focus of the Encouragement kind. Click here for more…

Who Can Use

Providing the answer of Who Can Use the features of The Encouragement Chronicles is actually an easy one – EVERYONE. Anyone can Encourage another individual who has access to a computer almost instantaneously to nearly any place in the world. Click here for more…

All DeliverTheWord.com Images are available for everyone to enjoy! Each and Every design, image and print can impact others in virtually every corner of the world, anywhere and to anyone who has access to the Internet. Encourage someone today! One may never know this side of Heaven the full impact of our reasonable service.

 
Notable Series Releases

DeliverTheWord.com is purely about being an “Encouragement” and delivering it “From God’s Holy Word” to and for positively everyone. It is the on-line portfolio and extension of an insatiable desire to study God’s Word of William A. Turner. It is a place where I post all kinds of work – may be a simple one print piece, specific Encouragement developed for a friend, an incredible sermon outline as preached by our Pastor, challenges brought by one our our Pastoral Staff, or a fantastic concept seen elsewhere that needed to be re-engineered to more perfectly apply to God’s Word. Every concept, design, and print developed on this site is available for the purpose of Encouragement. Click here to go to site.

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Just think… There is a Series that has been made available for YOU to Encourage someone with – it’s FREE, it’s FAST, it’s SCRIPTURAL (KJV) and it’s RIGHT… Remember, that’s DeliverTheWord.com!

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I Thee Wed

Giving thanks… Always??? For All Things! Sound like a TALL order? We are told how to do this in our Instruction Manual… Our Bible! Ephesians 5:20 tells us how:

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ”
Ephesians 5:20 | King James Version

There is a SPECIAL person who knows this verse in a WHOLE new way – that would be Jamey Llewellyn Holmes – my NEW Sister in Law! (through Melissa W. Turner) That BRAND NEW Aunt to Courtney Turner too!

Two Roses – for those two special people — put to a set of prints of which it is my hope will be a special reminder of their Dream Come True day! The posted the link to the site is below.

I Thee Wed | http://delivertheword.com/itheewed

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Written In Red

This specific Series has been in development on and off for several months as a “core” theme had become somewhat elusive it seemed as it was picked up, put down and tucked away time after time. Having a desire to develop it once again in an effort to make it become a Series, several small steps needed to be trod which made finishing it SO much more rewarding. Isn’t it interesting how frustrating something becomes when it is being struggled with, but when God the Father places it before us, all of a sudden the search that seemed so difficult and tedious becomes a labor of love and pleasurable learning?

The idea for this Encouragement Series came about from listening to the song by the same name, Written in Red, by George Jensen being performed/sang by Janet Paschal. She also happens to be my favorite singer for this specific song. Jotted down on a card, which is my normal starting process for any Series – yes a piece of paper, normally a 4×6 note card – the title “Written in Red – Jensen” to remind me of the date and title.

The choices of design needed to include elements presented in red, specifically the writing, to match the Series name. Finding a design to adapt and enhance with symbolism was not difficult at all, but then came the substance… Couldn’t get solid footing on the Scripture wrapping for them – thus putting it down so it could be picked up and continued as to look at it differently.

Consider looking with me at the first verse of this song:

In letters of crimson God wrote His love
On a hillside so long, long ago
For you and for me Jesus died
And love’s greatest story was told

Now the chorus:

I love you, I love you
That’s what Calvary said
I love you, I love you
I love you written in red

This Series is provided as the reminder to each of us that EACH and EVERY thing that we do is something we should submit ourselves to the Creator God before doing. When we “Apply” the Blood of Christ to each area of our lives, it will be checked first and then done, instead of the worldly manner of doing so – which is to do first then figure out how it applies later.

May each of us get the Truth of this Series “Written In Red”, for it is what will change our lives FOREVER!

Read all of the script and see all 21 of the images at the following Website:

Written In Red | http://delivertheword.com/writteninred

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