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  1.  To Smile
  2.  I Know
  3.  Please Don't Worry So Much, H.P.
  4.  You Change My Whole World
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  6.  BE WISE
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by JMS Bell
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A Dear Price was paid for our ransom from darkness. Calvary was love...and yet...the world hated 'Him'. So my question is...will not the world hate us too? I know my declaration above offends some. Why? (Jhn 15:18-20)



If I were not an ex-whore 

I could understand...

If I were not an ex-adulterer

I could understand...

If I were not an ex-fornicator

I could understand...

If I were not an ex-murderer

I could understand...

I were not an ex- hippocrite and thief

I could understand...

If I were not an ex-liar and cheat

I could understand...

And if... knowing how some  resent

the prosperity of others...I was rich

monetarily and materially...sitting in

the lap of luxury

I could understand...

But...seeing how I am poor and destitute

having just come out of 'homelessness'

and...seeing that I have been delivered

from the 'bonds' of my once deliberate

sinful existence and do

the Love and Power of Almighty God...'claim' 

   my 'Rich Inheritance' as a child of the

King of Kings and a member

of a 'Royal Priesthood'  who is filled

with  the Truth of His Word...

I Do Not Understand

the marked resentment of my statement!

The Word of God tells us that...

we are 'Blessed and Highly Favored' so...

without any reservations at all...

I proclaim it!

You see...this is not about me

this is about Jesus and His Mercy...and His Grace

and I will not be silent!

For, having been forgiven much

...I Love Much!

My Declaration is a 'laud' to my Blessed Creator

Thus, I pray understand

why I do now and forever say....

I am Blessed and Highly Favored!

Aren't you...?




Ps 89-14-18, 30:5

Pvb 8:35

Is 54:5-8, 62:1-4

1Pet 2:9

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Reviewed by Clarence Prince 7/23/2014
"Blessed And Highly Favored" Good for you Joyce! Those of us that trust the Lord can always say that! Blessings to you!
Reviewed by Thurman Faison 6/13/2013
So very, very, true!
Reviewed by John Domino 11/8/2011
I understand! We are truly blessed and HIGHLY favored indeed! Bravo!!!
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver 6/7/2010
I am in such awe with who you are and how you boldly proclaim your love and commitment to our one true God. It is a good thing you are shouting it to the mountaintop. Way to go!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/3/2010
An honest and powerful testimonial, Joyce. Thank you for sharing it. Love and blessings to you,

Reviewed by Lorraine Hulse 6/2/2010
You Go Gurl!!! I love it.
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 5/27/2010
Well said Joyce. Your faith is an inspiration.
Keep sharing.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 5/27/2010
Such strength, Joyce, and inspiration!

Reviewed by Inspire Hope 5/27/2010
Powerful impacting, life transforming words of hope and inspiration from the Father's Throne Room! Yes Joyce " For I have been forgiven much thus I love much" VOW! YOU ARE " BLESSED AND HIGHLY FAVORED!"
Thank you Joyce for sharing and caring so much about others. May the Lord always bless you with His Favor and His Abiding Presence!

Much Love,
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 5/27/2010
Your poetry is truly heart-opening Joyce!
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 5/27/2010
Lovely profession of your faith, Joyce!!

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 5/27/2010
Joyce,,,this is coming from such a kind heart,,I will read this I am saving it..wonderful
Love to you,
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 5/27/2010
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/27/2010
Splendid Joyce
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/27/2010
He said to me not to try to understand but to accept with all my heart and never let my eyes to look back...


Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/27/2010
Amen. Well done, Joyce.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 5/26/2010
Much said in these lines of life and inspiration...m
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/26/2010
Beautifully written, Joyce and filled with your beautiful inspiration.
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 5/26/2010
A beautiful eloquent poem of pure inspiration.


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