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Sharky and George

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About Sharky and George

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    Loving people which is the same as loving God - 2 greatest Linux console commands.
    Coffee being the way forward.
    Running which also moves you forward.

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  1. Serving Jesus under persecution If you are being persecuted for your faith, times are hard and the enemy makes you feel guilty for not serving God, then use this bit of wisdom to keep your breastplate of righteousness. Firstly, watch that your heart does not just say "oh, I missed Coronation Street, I don't have to serve God today". But if you are being tormented for being a Christian and the pain makes you beg for God's mercy, then just do one good act for God on that day: - Use your gloves to pick up litter. - Give a bottle of water to a homeless person. - Think of other single sensible acts for God that you can do. IMPORTANT I realise that Paul the Apostle and other great people of God served massively under great persecution therefore I want you to think about how mature you are as a Christian and wisely discern what you can and cannot do i.e. if you know that you will suffer but can help a lot of people to Christ in the process, then if faith you should do it. Philippians 1:21 To live is Christ and to die is gain. Peace be with you.
  2. Satisfaction in thankfullness to God for His gifts. John Piper is a famous preacher and he once said "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him". I really do believe this is right. SO... Make yourself a coffee and sit down with your favourite bible version. Maybe read a Psalm for a bit of faith and just think of the good things in your life and say thankyou to God for them and why you like them. This will be satisfying and enjoyable if done right: - "Jesus, thankyou for your steadfast love in giving me this house after I was homeless before, I am so happy to have a roof and warmth". - "Jesus, thankyou for coffee lattes that are delicous". - "Jesus thankyou for my warm snuggly dressing gown and slippers, they help me to be cosy". - Think of your own ones. Maybe for your family or for you health but remember to say why you like it and thankyou. Shalom ☺ P.S don't drink too much caffeine. Be sensible please.
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    Dealing with witchcraft

    Listen to Innocence by Seventh day Slumber.
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    Dealing with witchcraft

    Listen to Innocence by Seventh day Slumber.
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    Dealing with witchcraft

    Dealing with witchcraft Witchcraft is detestable to God and it hurts kids and breaks up relationships. It makes God furious (Jesus), it ruins peoples lives (Others) and it steals your soul (You). It hurts the JOY in this world and I hate it with a passion. How to defend yourself: - Praise Jesus. Praise is the highest level of faith. - Read your bible. Faith comes through hearing and hearing through the word of God. Jesus is the Word. - Serve God in actions. This really helps as it gives you the breastplate of righteousness. - Get yourself wisdom and understanding. Understanding cuts through the lies of witchcraft like a hot knife through butter. - Sensibly listen to Christian heavy metal like "Seventh day slumber", do some press ups and have some frickin courage! Bless you, Shalom
  6. Dealing with witchcraft Witchcraft is detestable to God and it hurts kids and breaks up relationships. It makes God furious (Jesus), it ruins peoples lives (Others) and it steals your soul (You). It hurts the JOY in this world and I hate it with a passion. How to defend yourself: - Praise Jesus. Praise is the highest level of faith. - Read your bible. Faith comes through hearing and hearing through the word of God. Jesus is the Word. - Serve God in actions. This really helps as it gives you the breastplate of righteousness. - Get yourself wisdom and understanding. Understanding cuts through the lies of witchcraft like a hot knife through butter. - Sensibly listen to Christian heavy metal like "Seventh day slumber", do some press ups and have some courage! Bless you, Shalom
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    This month

    Hi guys. Peace be with you. Things are quite difficult for me and my Christian friends as it seems that they are being targeted too as I am the target of persecution e.g. my friends Dad was given the wrong medication in hospital and now does not know who his family is. I have survived being poisoned on a few occasions. I am going to be running the half marathon for Tearfund and my race number / chip has been received but is broken. Their are many other examples of how we are being hurt. Please pray these things for me and my friends: - That we have and hold onto wisdom. - That we stick togethor and are good to each other. - That we forgive and love our enemies. - That our enemies would stop. Shalom
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    Mental Illness

    It is so great that you are making such progress. You might know already but I will say just incase; physical exercise is so helpful in fighting mental illness. I do running and I find that when I go for a run, my thinking changes from paranoid thoughts to thinking really clearly. You may have other ways but this helps for me.
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    Mental Illness

    @Kristin I agree with what you say about knowing our identity in Christ. It is very important. If we know that we are a child of God and that we are forgiven by God then we will easily see through the enemy's condemning lies e.g. the enemy may whisper in my ear that I am a horrible person ("your horrible as you did not pray for every Christian in the world this morning") but God's word says that I am a new creation in Christ because of the blood of the cross that washes my sins as white as snow and makes me pure.
  10. Body heat vital information If winter is coming soon in your part of the world then we need to keep warm for it - getting ill because of the cold will hurt you and the ones you love as you will be less able to help them. We lose the most heat and energy through our hands: - Wear fingerless glothes to keep your hands warm and so that you can tap your smartphone screen or phone keys. - Get back home and cup your hands under the hot tap. Careful not too hot. This feels nice after being out and it is amazing how much it picks you up. Wear layers of clothes: - Don't wear two thick top layers, wear three or more thin top layers. Air heats up between the layers and keeps you warm, that is how it works. Have front zips on the top layers so you can control the heat - Use thermal underwear as a base layer for your trousers and top. £15 roughly to get both of these. - Tuck your thermal trouser base layer into your socks and your first top layer into your trousers. Look after yourselves and keep warm please ☺
  11. You need to learn your bible verses. Why? - When life gets tough, knowing your bible verses is actually going to get you through e.g. knowing the verse 2 Timothy 2:13 "when we are faithless he is faithful as he cannot deny himself" will give you faith when your faith is at a low point. - Knowing Psalm 46 when everything in your life is falling apart i.e. knowing that God can just speak and the situation is changed completely. - Knowing a good handful of Proverbs is essential for many life situations e.g. Proverbs 16:32 to keep patient under pressure and Proverbs 27:12 to prepare for pressure. - Knowing the foundation of what we believe. Verses for the fundementals of the gospel e.g. John 3:16 and any other verses that show we are saved by grace through faith because Jesus died for us and it is not our own works that get us to heaven. This is vital. I know a good way: Get "RememberMe" bible verse learning app for your phone and put in the verses that I said above. Also put in other verses that are important. This is an amazing app for Android or IOS and has so many good ways of learning. I like the que cards the best but check it out, it has things like covering up letters that you have to fill in and more. Learn the reference too. No smartphone then get these verses in your heart and mind by practicing them on paper i.e. read it, cover it, write what you remember. Do this until you learn it. Learn the reference too. Please do this, you need to know your bible verses, Shalom 😊
  12. Lavendar under pillow for restful sleep plus a worry solution. This is a simple an easy solution for a restful nights sleep. Either harvest some lavendar from your garden or local woods or buy some lavendar oil. Put the lavendar in a sock under your pillow or sprinkle a bit of lavendar oil on the sock and put that under the pillow. You will find that lavendar has a calming effect and if it is under your pillow all night, you will get a super restful sleep. With lavendar I have found that a 4 hour sleep seems as good as a 7 hour sleep. Not that I am suggesting a 4 hour sleep. You should aim for 7 hours. Also, if you are tossing and turning in bed worried that you cannot sleep for an important task the next day (e.g. job interview), then just lay there and relax your body as this will regain your energy anyway. AND Do the above and say to yourself "if I relax my body then I will regain energy and if I sleep then even better". With this thinking, you will find that you soon sleep anyway as the worry that was keeping you up has gone. Night night ☺
  13. Maslows hierarchy of needs has been developed by a Jewish man named Abraham Maslow. It is excellent for checking up on yourself or your loved ones to see if they are missing anything vital. Obviously Jesus Christ is our hope and protector but the Lord loves it when we are wise and look after ourselves too as I am a strong believer in the saying that God helps those who help themselves. So, it is a triangle with different sections that range from your physiological needs like breathing and excretion, to your safety needs such as morality and resources. The sections of the triangle are not in priority order and all of the parts are very important. It would be super if you could print out an easy to read copy from an images search on your internet search engine (use ecosia.org and you will be planting trees at the same time). Put the diagram on your wall and: - If you feel tired then look at your psysiological needs (bottom section). You may find that you are lacking water or sleep and that more water or a short sleep pick you up again straight away. - Check your safety needs e.g. see if you have enough resources by checking you have some fresh fruit in your kitchen. - Every now and then check through this triangle and you will find that if you meet your needs then you will feel a lot more joyful. Bless you ☺
  14. Start your day with the Word of God. Get an iced latte drink carton from your local shop the day before. They are only about £2 and they are delicious. Have that ready with your favourite bible version on your bedside table for when you wake up so that reading the Word and having a coffee in bed is the first thing that you do that day. As soon as the alarm goes off and you wake. Maybe use the ESV (English Standard Version) or the MSG (Message Version) - good versions. Read a Psalm and a couple of Proverbs. Maybe Psalm 121 to know that God will look after your coming and going from your house today. Try and understand the hidden wisdom in just two Proverbs. This will set you up for a good day. Top of the morning to you! ☺
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    A joyful calendar

    I know how you can be a lot more joyful. Let me tell you. Get a paper wall calendar that you can hang on you wall and that has big blank squares on for each day: - When you have a good day, colour in the square gold. - When you are not sure, colour in half of the square gold. - When you have had a bad day, leave it blank. Now you can look at your calendar and remember when you are feeling down that you have had good times before feeling down. This helps to pick you up again. It also works in many other ways to make you more joyful e.g. one of the reasons is that each time you colour in, you are making an effort for joy and so this trains you to be joyful. All this seems simple but it does have a very good effect on your joy. You can buy gold biros. Just get a pen or pencil with a bright and happy colour. I pray you have joy ☺
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