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Mary Elizabeth Whitlow
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  • Muskegon, MI
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How do you participate in discipleship?
Interested in growing personally (no specific role), Mentor others one-on-one, Lead small groups or classes, Layperson, Discipling youth
To help you connect with others who have similar interests, what are the primary areas in which you’re interested in growing personally?
Understanding - studying - and memorizing the Bible, Resolving relationship conflicts, Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Serving others, Experiencing the Holy Spirit's power, Worship, Doing daily life in the company of God, Living out God's individual design for me
For those you disciple, what areas would you most like to see them grow?
Understanding - studying - and memorizing the Bible, Enjoying and relating to God, Prayer, Worship, Doing daily life in the company of God
If you disciple others, in what areas would you like to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from other network members?
How to help a disciplee with personal issues, How to disciple other when I feel inadequate
What book or resource (other than the Bible!) has impacted your Christian life the most?
worship music

Mary Elizabeth Whitlow's Blog

Stand(hopefully the start of a book on the armor of God and the fruit of the Spirit)

Stand

Taking up the armor of God and bearing fruit

Introduction

Could there be two more disparate images of the Christian life than the battle cry to put on the Armor of God in Ephesians 6 and the Fruit of the Spirit listed in Galatians  5? Yet, when the Israelites were living in “the land of milk and honey” promised them by God, they were constantly battling to preserve the fruitful land and the “peace on every side”…

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Posted on June 8, 2013 at 11:57am — 1 Comment

Elements of the Blood (A Sestina)



 

Elijah's challenge at Mt. Carmel stood above religion.

Though the prophets of Baal ritually shed there own blood,

Elijah's altar, drenched in a lavish baptism of water,

Was licked dry by God's…

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Posted on November 28, 2011 at 5:12pm

Stand

A couple weeks ago when the weather was warm and beautiful, I took a long walk through the woods, made longer by getting myself thoroughly lost.  While I wandered, God reminded me of a call He has been continually placing on my heart.  

"Take my yoke, for it is easy and my burden is light."  I never want to believe that, being a nose to the grindstone kind of girl with worrywart tendencies.  Yet, He keeps calling me to joy.  What He asks of me is prayer, praise, writing, and pursuing…

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Posted on October 25, 2011 at 5:23pm

I am the Bread of Life

Bread, warm, crusty, nourishing...the staff of life.  So much is evoked by this word, and the reality it stands in for.  Very few homes with the means to buy it are without it.  It is the foundation or compliment of nearly every meal.

"This is my body, broken for you."  The loaf is raised, the matzo is broken, and we take in again the reality of Jesus as our Bread of Life.  He paid the ultimate price so we could have, without price, His sustaining nourishment for our starving…

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Posted on October 17, 2011 at 3:52pm

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At 11:46pm on October 27, 2011, Jeffrey Such said…
Sorry for my typing skills in my previous comment....my Parkinsons Disease is acting up ! Give thanks in all things...amen !
 
 
 

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