Category Archives: Leap of Faith

My 1st book, Beach Blessings, has been published!

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Hey, everyone! Letting you know what I’m up to!

In my 1st book, Beach Blessings, I share my thoughts about God while enjoying and photographing His beautiful scenery at the beach. The beach gives me time to relax and savor the moving of His Holy Spirit, while listening to the contemporary Christian music on my phone.

I’m praying my book will bring Holy Spirit peace and calm to your heart as you drink in God’s beautiful scenery and learn of His faithful promises to you.

Please feel free to comment, ask questions, share prayer requests, or declare praise reports, when you’re directed by the QR code to my YouTube Channel at the end of my book, or simply share your thoughts while on this blog.

Please take a moment today to listen to the beautiful music and lyrics to: “Beloved” by Jordan Felice and “Testify” by needtobreathe.

Psalm 150:6, “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD.”

To get an autographed copy, or copies, of Beach Blessings, simply click on the PayPal button. Each book is $15.00 (+ shipping and handling).

Here’s a great idea, purchase two, keep one and give one as a gift!

Beach Blessings has 6 chapters, contains beach photos taken by me, along with Scriptures, contemporary Christian song suggestions to listen to, and devotional questions at the end of each chapter. Great for Bible studies.

My 2nd book, Let God Build It, and my 3rd book, a Christian fiction illustrated children’s book, called The Little Star That Couldn’t Shine, will both be published soon, also.

All God’s Blessings! Pastor Renée Joyce Debrowski

Grace Was Made For People Like Me!!

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John 1:14

“The Word

became flesh and made His dwelling among us.

We have seen His Glory,

the Glory of the One and Only Son,

who came from the Father,

full of Grace and Truth.”

And you!!

Be honest with God…

He’ll never let you go…

Jesus, we need You…

Lord, help us to believe…

Show us Your arms are open…

Your blood redeems…

Show me You can love…

Even me…

Show me Grace was made for…

People like me…

Amen!

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1 Corinthians 1:3

“Grace and Peace to you from

God our Father

and the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Jesus, Set Me Free!!

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Galatians 5:1

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.

Stand firm, then,

and do not let yourselves be burdened again

by a yoke of slavery.”

It hasn’t always been this way…

I remember brighter days!

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(My son, Casey… and our drama team choreographer, Kaya… at a community Outreach)

Before the dark ones came…

Stole my mind…

Wrapped my soul in chains!

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Now I live among the dead…

Fighting voices in my head…

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Hoping someone hears me crying in the night

And carries me away…

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Set me free of the chains holding me...

Is anybody out there hearing me?

Set me free!!

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Morning breaks another day

Finds me crying in the rain…

All alone with my demons I am!

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Who is this man that comes my way?

The dark ones shriek…

They scream His Name!!!

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Is this the One they say will set the captives free?

Jesus, rescue me!!!

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As the God man passes by…

He looks straight through my eyes!

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And darkness cannot hide!!

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Do you want to be free?

Lift your chains…

I hold the key!!

All power on Heav’n and Earth belong to Me!!!
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You are free !
You are free !!
You are free!!!!

Do you want to be Free???

Romans 8:1-2

“Therefore,

there is now no condemnation

for those who are in Christ Jesus,

because through Christ Jesus

the law of the Spirit who gives life

has set you free from the law of sin and death.”

John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free,

you will be free indeed.”

Amen!!

Grace? Walk Right In!

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Grace means:

To get something that you do not deserve;

Unmerited favor

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John 1:14

“The Word became flesh

and made His dwelling among us.

We have seen His glory,

the glory of the One and Only Son,

who came from the Father,

full of grace and truth.

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Ephesians 2:8-9

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—

and this is not from yourselves,

it is the gift of God—

not by works,

so that no one can boast.”

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You’re standing with your list of regrets that you can’t get past yourself
You wish so bad that you could make the mark
But your dreams are stuck on a shelf
And all you wanna do is turn back time
And redeem the days you lost
But shame keeps calling out your name
The chains refuse to fall

But it’s not over, it’s not over
This is the moment grace walks in
With arms wide open, arms wide open
To tell you this is not the end
When doubt is strong and your will is weak to even believe again
That’s when grace, that’s when grace walks in

You once believed that you could change the world
With a fire deep in your soul
Your faith was strong and the call was clear
You were sure you could make a new road
Like so many the flame grew dark
And your confidence hit the wall
There always seems to be a lot of big questions
But the answers seem so small

Just in the nick of time
Right there to save our lives
Grace is greater
Grace is greater

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2 Corinthians 12:8-9

“Three times I (Paul)

pleaded with the Lord

to take it (the thorn in my flesh) away from me.

But He said to me,

My grace is sufficient for you,

for My power is made perfect in weakness.’

Therefore I will boast all the more gladly

about my weaknesses,

so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”

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Hebrews 4:16

 “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence,

so that we may receive mercy

and find grace to help us in our time of need.”

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2 Peter 1:2

“Grace and peace be yours in abundance

through the knowledge of God

and of Jesus our Lord.”

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John 1:16

“From the fullness of His grace

we have all received one blessing after another.”

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Romans 3:23-24

“…for all have sinned

and fall short of the glory of God,

and all are justified freely

by His grace

through the redemption

that came by Christ Jesus.”

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2 Corinthians 8:9

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,

that though He was rich,

yet for your sake He became poor,

so that you through His poverty might become rich.”

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2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

“May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself

and God our Father,

who loved us

and by His grace

gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,

encourage your hearts and strengthen you

in every good deed and word.”

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Grace is at the heart of the Gospel message!

To accept God’s grace…

Means to live in thankful response!

We don’t deserve God’s grace!

Yet, He has chosen to give it to us!

We should be moved to give our all to Him!

Amen!!

What Are You Waiting For???

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 “I will surely bless you,

and I will surely multiply your offspring

as the stars of heaven and as the sand that is on the seashore.

And your offspring shall possess the gate of his enemies,

and in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed,

because you have obeyed My Voice.”

Genesis 22:17-18

Make a difference!!

Change the world…

Don’t wait!

Start right now!!

Let your voice…

Be the one voice!

Shout it out!

Give a little more…

What are you waiting for???

Don’t feel helpless…

Do your part…

Anything’s possible…

God can make good things happen…

Just believe!

Take that step…

Time is ticking…

Don’t wait until God gives YOUR assignment away…

To someone who will obey!

Do it!

Right here!

Right now!

Before it’s too late…

Go ahead…

Face your tomorrow today!

Amen!

“I find the doing of the will of God

leaves me no time for disputing

about His plans.”

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“Not with eye service,

as men pleasers;

but as the servants of Christ,

doing the will of God from the heart;”

Ephesians 6:6

“Look, today I have set before you life and death,

depending on whether you obey or disobey.

I have commanded you today to love the Lord your God

and to follow His paths and to keep His laws,

so that you will live and become a great nation,

and so that the Lord your God will bless you

and the land you are about to possess.”

Deuteronomy 30:15-16

I’m praying for you!!

Step Out Of Your Own Little World!!

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Step Out In Faith!!

Out of your comfort zone…

To the next level…

To the place…

Where you don’t know what you’re doing…

But, you do know God’s holding your hand!

God wants us to see the BIG picture!

It’s easy to ignore…

When it’s population ME!

 There’s a greater purpose…

You could be living right now…

Outside your own little world!

God, what have we been doing?

Father, start breaking my heart…

For what breaks Yours!

Give me open hands…

And open doors…

Put Your light in my eyes…

And let me see…

That my own little world…

Is not about ME!!!

“And then He told them,

‘Go into all the world

and preach the Good News to everyone.'”

Mark 16:15

God’s opening up doors for me to go to the next level…

It’s hard…

But, exciting at the same time…

I don’t feel wise enough…

 Or strong enough…

But it’s not about ME…

Is it?!?!

Really…How Much Baggage Are You Carrying?!?

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Let it Go!!

All of It!!

Before Hurricane Charlie…

We had a lot of beautiful, heavy planters on our lanai…

In preparation for the hurricane,

We had to lug all those wonderful planters into our garage…

Where we had no room for anything extra!

After many hurricane preparation drills…

We soon tired of the routine!!

Carry them in…

Carry them back out..

Exhausting…

Our beautiful plants became simply weights we had to move around…

So in life…

Lose the baggage!

The weights…

The stuff…

The issues…

The worries…

The cares…

Don’t drag it around with you…

It’s too heavy!!

Give it all up:

The life you’ve planned for yourself…  

Your dreams…

Your destiny…

Lose control!

If it feels like you’re falling…

That’s what it’s like to believe!

Trust that Jesus can carry it for you…

Let go of your fear…

Get out of your comfort zone!

Then, don’t turn back!

Jesus is holding you!

“Keep thy heart with all diligence;

for out of it are the issues of life.”

Proverbs 4:23