The Agape Road

December 1, 2017

The Agape Road is the road that leads to eternal life.

There are trials and tribulations that strengthen you with might.

Love God and never depart along the way,

And you won’t go astray.

Stay close to MY WORD throughout the day,

And blessings and protection can only come your way.

Though your journey seems long.

You’ll reach the end very strong.

Love ME with all of your heart,

and from MY WORD you will never part.


                                                           ©   2000 Karmen A. Booker

 

 

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Karmen A. Booker has produced ministry resources – “You Are Called to Greatness”, “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts”, “Life Enrichment Kit”,  “Seeking the Face of God”,  “You Are God’s Masterpiece”, “Christian Mentoring Guide for Women”, and  “Biblical Entrepreneurship”  that are designed to equip and encourage women to grow in their spiritual walk with Jesus Christ, and discover and fulfill their God-given purpose for the Advancement of the Kingdom of God.

For more inspiring and encouraging poems by Karmen A. Booker, purchase her book, “Seeking the Face of God”.

 

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Digesting the Word of God

July 7, 2017

In the natural you use 3 senses relating to digesting food. 1st you see the food; 2nd you smell the food; and 3rd you taste the food and chew it so you can be digested by the digestive organs.  It is then transformed so it can be used to nurture your physical body.

Similar to digesting food, we must Digest the Word of God.  There are 3 processes in digesting the Word of God.  1st you READ the Word; 2nd you Study the Word of God; 3rd you Meditate on the Word of God.  I call it the RSM Method = R-Reading +  S-Studying +  M-Meditating When you engage in this process, you begin to digest the Word so that it nurtures your spirit.  The Word takes root in your heart and renews your mind.

As you meditate on the Word of God, you will be like a tree, constantly nurtured in the right amount and the right time.  Therefore, you will constantly yield a harvest and  prosper.

 Joshua 1:8 says “This book of the law shall not depart out of thine mouth; but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe and do according to all that is written in it.  For then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall deal wisely and have good success.” 

 If you mediate on the Word of God day and night and apply the Word of God, then you shall have (present tense = NOW (always NOW) Good Success & PROSPERITY.  Prosperity does not only mean riches, but Increase; Abundance; Overflow.

“The uncompromisingly righteous shall flourish like the palm tree; they shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.  Planted in the house of the Lord, they shall flourish in the courts of our God.”  (Psalm 92:12-13)

The Hebrew word for flourish is “parach”, which means to spread; abroad; abundantly; blossom; break forth; bud; grow; spring; make fly.  I wrote a poem, which I believe really brings enlightenment regarding flourishing.

 

SET MY SAIL TO THE WIND

The wind blows from the North, South, East and West.

Sometimes it is gentle;

Other times it is brisk and fierce.

But there is one wind that is steady and constant – the wind of the Spirit.

It leads and guides you unto all truth – the Word of God.

The Word of God is the truth, the way, and the life.

You will constantly move forward, and not backward.

You will constantly flow in the purposes of God.

But you must affix your heart and mind on His Word, not on your feelings and emotions.

Allow the Word of God to lead you along the path of righteousness;

And you will never go wrong.

You will set your feet on solid ground,

Instead of going around and around.

 

©  2005   Karmen A. Booker

 

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Karmen A. Booker has been called by God to exhort and teach others the Word of God. She is the founder of Wings of Love Women’s Ministry (WLWM), which helps women realize healing and spiritual growth, while cultivating their God-given gifts and ministering in their local churches and their communities and the world.

WLWM offers ministry resource products that are designed to encourage you to grow in your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and take you to higher spiritual heights of knowledge and understanding of the Word of God!!! These resources written and published by Ms. Booker are:  “You Are Called to Greatness”, “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts”, “Life Enrichment Kit”,  “Seeking the Face of God”,  “You Are God’s Masterpiece”, “Christian Mentoring Guide for Women”, and  “Biblical Entrepreneurship”.

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Locking Patterns

July 22, 2013

God has given us a will that makes choices.  Choices to:

Accept Jesus Christ                                         Reject Jesus Christ

–  Believe the Word of God                                  –  Reject the Word of God

–  Trust in God                                 or                  –  Doubt the Word of God

–  Accept Truth                                                       –  Reject Truth

–  Apply Truth in Your Life

For every choice you make there is a consequence.  Those who choose to do all those things in the left column will live abundant lives; walk in wisdom; and experience eternal life in heaven.

Those who choose to do the things in the right column will live lives of defeat; walk in foolishness, and experience eternal death in hell.

The key is the “Choices you make have a direct effect on the life you live, and Lock you into a pattern of Success or Failure.”

“The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. Corrupt are they, and have done abominable iniquity: there is none that doeth good.  God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.  Every one of them is gone back: they are altogether become filthy; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.” (Psalm 53:1)

“A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.”  (Proverbs 16:9)

Be sure to make right choices because they will set you on the straight and narrow path that leads to righteousness (right Standing) with God.  Then you are guaranteed to live a fulfilled life full of love, joy, and peace.

“Blessed and fortunate and happy and spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be completely satisfied!” (Matthew 5:6)

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For more inspiring and encouraging poems by Karmen A. Booker, purchase her book, “Seeking the Face of God”.  Just go to https://womendestinedforgreatness.wordpress.com/2011/07/25/seeking-the-face-of-god/ You can also click on the Ministry Resources at the top of this blogsite to order other inistry Resources offered by Wings of Love Women’s Ministry.


Light Grow Dim

June 17, 2013

Every Child of God has the light (truth) of Christ in them. But it is very important to keep the light of Christ shining in your life by reading, studying, and meditating on the Word of God, and applying it in your life.

Don’t let the “Light of Christ” grow dim in your life, by allowing the devil to get you to slow down in using the R-S-M method; slow down in going to church; slow down in praising and worshipping Jesus Christ; praying to God.  Once you slow down it can continue and lead to you stopping all of these things.  Bind all hindrances to you keeping the light of Christ burning bright in your life.   Pursue God to Know Him and Develop Intimacy with God.  Pursue God with all of your heart and God will make known His ways and will reward you.

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Karmen A. Booker has been called by God to exhort and teach others the Word of God.  She is the founder of Wings of Love Women’s Ministry (WLWM), which creates an atmosphere and forum where women can realize healing and spiritual growth, while cultivating their God-given gifts and ministering in their local churches and their communities and the world.

WLWM’s desire is to connect with other women who have battled abuse in their lives, and who have been held back from moving forward for whatever reason. We seek to encourage victims of abuse to go forth and grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ with more commitment & boldness, knowing that through healing and restoration “the good work God has began in them He will complete.’’

WLWM offers ministry resources such as “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts”, which is designed to encourage you to discover your God-given spiritual gifts so you can use them to help and bless others, while growing in your personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Go to https://womendestinedforgreatness.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/discovering-your-god-given-gifts/


Jesus, the Fountain of Living Waters

June 3, 2013

 

Jesus is the truth, the way, and the life.  He is the source of truth; the example for the way to live; and the reflection of an abundant blessed life.

Many people are thirsty. Thirsty for love, joy, peace and fulfillment.  However, their thirst can only be quenched by Jesus – the Thirst Quencher.

“Now on the final and most important day of the Feast, Jesus stood, and He cried in a loud voice, If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink! He who believes in Me [who cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me] as the Scripture has said, From his innermost being shall flow [continuously] springs and rivers of living water.”  (John 7:37-38)

You must first believe and continue to believe, trust, and depend on Jesus to supply you with whatever you need to quench your thirst.  Remember the Word of God says, “And my God will liberally supply (fill to the full) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”  (Philippians 4:19)

Don’t put your trust in man or woman because they will let you down.  Put all of your trust in Jesus, who will never disappoint you. He is always there when you need Him.  He will never leave you or forsake you.  He is always there when you need someone to talk to and lead you on the path of righteousness.

JESUS IS THE ROCK

You are the Rock on which I stand.

You will lead me all the way to the promise land.

I can trust you without a doubt.

You bring blessings all about.

In the morning and throughout the day.

In your Word I will trust and obey.

©   2000 Karmen A. Booker

LOOK UP

Look up from whence you have come.  God is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that you can ask or think.  You need only come.

Come and humble yourself at the throne of grace, and you will invoke the presence, love, and mercy of God.  He is longing for you to spend some time with Him because he desires to be close and intimate with you – His child.

You must make the time to talk and listen to God; not just keep on running your regular busy schedule without regard to your Master’s pleasure.

For in spending time with God, you will experience love, joy, peace and great intimacy (closeness) beyond measure.

You will receive instructions and know what to do and who to talk to.

Remember to come boldly to the throne of grace,

and on mountain tops and higher levels you will be placed.

Don’t be discouraged on your Christian walk,

You have a Father, Friend, Encourager, and Comforter with whom to talk.

Don’t be anxious or shy,

But allow God to shape and mold you into a beautiful butterfly.

© 1998 Karmen A. Booker


God’s Healthcare Plan

May 26, 2013

 

  1. Introduction
  2. God’s name is Jehovah Rapha, the God that healeth thee

(Exodus 15:26)

3.  God’s will is that His people be in health (3 John 2)

  1. God has programmed health and healing into our DNA.
  2. God is able to keep us well and disease free (Psalms 103:1-5; Deuteronomy 34:7)
  3. Why are God’s people living in a state of disease?
    1. Christians lack knowledge. (Hosea 4:6)
    2. Christians are violating natural and spiritual laws (Exodus 15:26)
    3. Christians are failing to mix the Word of God with faith (Hebrews 4:2)
    4. Christians are sowing to the flesh and reaping corruption(Galatians 4:8)

Christians are eating and drinking unworthily  (I Corinthians 11:29)

Christians are not discerning the Lord’s body (I Corinthians 11:29)

God’s health care program has a supernatural component.

Jesus bore our sins and our sicknesses (Isaiah 53:4-5)

    1. The healing anointing is on theWord and it heals supernaturally. (Psalm 107:20)
    2. The power in the Word to heal is released by mixing the Word with faith.
    3. Take God’s Word as food daily (Proverbs 4:20-22)
  1. God’s divine health has a natural component.
    1. God promises divine health through food and water (natural law). (Exodus 23:25-26)
    2. The natural laws that were part of the old covenant were a crucial part of God’s health care system for His covenant people. (Daniel 1:12-16; I Timothy 5:23)
    3. We should not expect God to repeal the laws of biochemistry that He established by His Word to govern the operations of our bodies, but must understand and obey them.
    4. Poor diet is a primary factor behind most diseases.

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    Karmen A. Booker has been called by God to exhort and teach others the Word of God.  She is the founder of Wings of Love Women’s Ministry (WLWM), which creates an atmosphere and forum where women can realize healing and spiritual growth, while cultivating their God-given gifts and ministering in their local churches and their communities and the world.

    WLWM’s desire is to connect with other women who have battled abuse in their lives, and who have been held back from moving forward for whatever reason. We seek to encourage victims of abuse to go forth and grow in their personal relationship with Jesus Christ with more commitment & boldness, knowing that through healing and restoration “the good work God has began in them He will complete.’’

    WLWM offers ministry resources such as “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts”, which is designed to encourage you to discover your God-given spiritual gifts so you can use them to help and bless others, while growing in your personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Go to https://womendestinedforgreatness.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/discovering-your-god-given-gifts/


Pearls of Truth

December 30, 2012

The Word – so delicate, makes your inside shine.

The Word full of wisdom, knowledge and truth,

Which leads and guides you on the pathway of righteousness.

The Word is like a tree, which starts as a seed and blossoms into a mighty tree,

rooted and grounded in its foundation.

Plant the seed of the Word in your heart, and it will make you free.

Once the Word seed is planted, it is cultivated by reading, studying, and meditating on the Word.

As a tree bears branches and leaves, cultivation of the Word bears the fruit of love, joy, peace, endurance;

gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness and temperance.

This fruit cannot be purchased with money and works, but can only be derived and developed from the greatest pearl – TRUTH, which is priceless and far better than silver and gold.

 

©     1997  Karmen A. Booker

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Karmen A. Booker has been called by God to exhort and teach others the Word of God.  She is the founder of Wings of Love Women’s Ministry (WLWM), which is a teaching and evangelist ministry whose vision is to encourage and inspire people to accept and commit their lives to Jesus Christ so their lives will be transformed into righteousness, and they will experience unceasing love, joy, and peace.

WLWM offers ministry resources that are designed to encourage you to grow in your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and take you to higher spiritual heights of knowledge and understanding of the Word of God!!!  Click on “Ministry Resources” at the top of this blog to order Your Ministry Resources Today.