Quote of The Day

” It is better to die for a conviction than to live with a compromise.” – Your Daily Walk Devotional

God Bless You

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Quote of The Day

“The recognition of sin is the beginning of salvation; Putting sin to death is the life of sanctification.” – The Daily Walk Bible

Are you putting sin to death?

God Bless

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Your Thoughts Are Important

Our thoughts are important, so important that Satan uses them to insert his lies. He knows are mind is powerful and if he can get us to think lowly of ourselves, believe his lies and think impure things, he has us.

Proverbs 23:7 says ” For as he thinks within himself, so is he.” NKJV

So if you think you won’t get that job, your poor, your worthless that is what you become. What you think ultimately travels to your heart. Just like words are powerful so are your thoughts and you have to fight back with the word of God. God thinks so highly of you that he gave his only begotten son as a living sacrifice for you. Jesus DIED FOR YOU! He SUFFERED FOR YOU so you wouldn’t have to. 

Romans 8:6 ” For the mind is set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the spirit is life and peace.” NKJV

When you think your worthless or other fleshly or undesirable things, have you noticed you that you don’t feel happy or joyful even when you hang out with your friends? That’s because when your mind is set to think on things that are not good or positive or noble it brings death and destruction. 

Philippians 4:8 “Finally, Brethren, whatever is true, whatever is Honorable, whatever is righ,  whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there  is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.”

It’s important to meditate on Gods word daily, Pray without ceasing and be careful of what you watch and listen to. Ultimately what you watch and listen to you will dwell on. For an example If your listening to secular music a song about heartbreak and what that man did to you. You will dwell on, how can you be healed if you keep you mind on your heart break. What room do you lave for God to heal your heart? That’s why you should be careful of what you listen to and watch. You will dwell on the things that you give your attention to on a daily basis. when you dwell on God and his word it brings peace and life. 

That doesn’t mean you won’t struggle or go through trials but it means God will be there, he will be your strength. Don’t take my word for it read the Bible for yourself, pray, and fast. Ask God to reveal it you.

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” Second Corinthians 12:9

God Bless
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Are You Committing Adultery In your Marriage unintentionally Or Intentionally?


“You have heard that it was said, ‘you shall not commit adultery’. But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” – Matthew 5:27,28

I have been around some married couples who while watching t.v.  or having casual talk will look at a male celebrity and say he is so fine, look at his body. Some people go as far as to say if I was not married… or claim that, that particular celebrity is their “second husband”. I have done this in my past as well but I have learned that through God’s word this is wrong. If you read the above verse God clearly tells us that lusting period is a sin just as committing adultery physically is a sin.

I am not writing this blog to judge anyone but to make you aware of God’s word so that you can go to him pray for yourself, repent and pass God’s word on to others. God doesn’t send us our mates for us to turn around and lust after someone else. Our eyes are to be first on Jesus and then on our husband. I encourage you to take the time to think about how your mental adultery makes Jesus feel because you’re committing adultery on him as well as your husband.

Also think about how your husband feels, just because he says I know your playing does not mean he is not hurt by your words and your obvious lust for that celebrity. Marriage does not consist of only two people, it consist of God, the husband and the wife. Have you ever thought that maybe your husband feels emasculated or develop low self-esteem by you constantly saying Morris Chestnut is so fine and that his body is just gorgeous? If your husband has a nice body and well toned body or if he doesn’t why are you making him feel like he is not enough for you? A lot of men won’t admit that this is how you are or could be making them feel, they just act on it in a different way. For example, they could reciprocate with women who are not celebrities or you may push them to go out and have sex with another woman because you are making them feel like they just aren’t enough for you.

” Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23

As the above scripture states what you do from comes from your heart. Please get rid of the lust that is in your heart and keep God and you husband on your mind not other men even if they are celebrities. One thing that makes upsets me is the women of God who know the word and still do this and tell others it’s okay.

For an example I use to have friends who would try to encourage me to say what celebrity I think is hot and if I was not married which one would I date after they just eyed one on a movie we were watching. Even though I  told them I’m uncomfortable with doing that, and it’s wrong they said well it’s not like you’re cheating. Run from those type of friends because they are not your true friends. Follow what God says not the world, I encourage you to not entertain silly people who ask you silly questions if you weren’t married would you date him, do him, marry him? Or doesn’t he have an awesome body etc. The world tells you its okay to just look, and talk as long as you do not touch and I’m here to tell you the devil is using the world to trap you. God said it is all bad and do no partake in it!

My sister’s in Christ please uplift and edify your husbands and Keep your eyes on Jesus and then your husband not on celebrities and other males.

God Bless

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© Jasmine Samilton

Separation In Marriage


I know the title of this blog may seem weird or confusing but I placed the above media from google images to sort of give you more of an idea of what I want to touch on today. My message is inspired by a sermon preached by Cornelius Lindsey called “The Divided Family” by Gathering Oasis a church he is the Pastor of. If you have not seen this message I encourage you to go and watch it on youtube now. The meaning of the title is, the couple is married but they are both going into two different directions instead of walking together in the same direction on one accord.

Mark 3:25 “If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” NIV  I think this verse is a great explanation of how and why marriages fail if you will. Families are more divided than together nowadays and it’s for a number of reasons. The husband is headed in his own direction in the marriage and the wife is heading in her own direction in the marriage. With this happening how can the marriage survive that? let’s first talk about a marriage where one of the spouses is trying to grow in their faith while the other is stagnant or not a believer at all. In this example the wife and husband would be going in different directions. Which can lead to adultery, divorce, abuse and if children are involved it can really affect them in a negative way.

Husbands are you being the head of the home and loving your wife as Christ loved the church? This is a very important question for men (husbands) to ask themselves because that will let you know if you are following and obeying Gods word. If lets say husbands you are not doing the things in the above question I asked. Do you agree that maybe that is why the home is divided or why there is separation in your marriage? A lot of times separation happens in marriage because of the lack of communication and affection not being given or shown and if the marriage is not operating the way God intended it to.  If you are not talking to your wife about how you feel and different situations that may come up or occur in your life together, how can you be on one accord or how can you expect her to be happy? Since women are the weaker flesh how can you allow her to be the head of the home which verses you being the head of the home and you two making decisions together after talking to the Lord about it? Men you are the head of the home not the wife, so if you have placed your wife in a position that she is not equipped for how can your house stand and if you are not loving her the way Christ loved his church how can your house stand? So pray for you marriage and ask God to help you be the leader of your home and love your wife. If your wife is an unbeliever or stagnant in her faith than pray for her and witness to her through your actions, Godly actions. Also through your prayer and the grace of God she will change in God’s timing and in Gods way.

Ephesians 5:21-31,33 ” Submit to one another our of reverence (respect) for Christ. Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body of which he is the savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives submit to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, noon one ever hated their own bodies. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.”

Wives are you always nagging your husband, being disrespectful, selfish, trying to be independent and be the head of the home, yelling, not being submissive and demeaning him? If so why? How can doing all of these negative things bring you two closer together and on one accord? If you read Genesis 2:18 “The Lord God said it is not good for the man to be alone. I will make him a helper suitable for him.”  You’re suppose to HELP your husband not be the head of the home, that’s his job per the Lord and as the above scripture in Ephesians says you are also suppose to be submissive and respect your husband. If you’re being loud, rude, selfish mean and the other things mentioned above how can you expect your husband to want to communicate with you and show you affection and love if you’re making it hard for him to do that? You can’t blame him for everything and not take the responsibility for your part. If your husband is an unbeliever or stagnant in his faith then pray for him and witness to him with your godly actions and through your prayer and the grace of God he will change in God’s timing and in Gods way.

I think society plays a big role in why women do not want to submit to their husbands, why they want to be independent in their marriage and why men and women cheat on their spouses and or divorce. Why men treat women they way they do though their words and actions. We believers forget that we are in the world not of it and we follow what the world says submission is and marriage is instead of what God’s word plainly and clearly says it is. Listening to the world will draw us closer to it than closer to God. Only the bible (God’s word) can keep us near and draw us closer and closer to God. Everything we need is in his word, what we should do and how we should do it is in there we just have to read and study his word daily. The world will entice of with its ways if and only if we let it. I encourage you to check out these verse on marriage: Ephesians 5: 21-33, 1 Corinthians 7, Mark 10:5-9, Matthew 19:7,8, Matthew 5:31,32, Luke 16:18, 1Peter 3:7

God bless you


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© 2015 Jasmine Samilton