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About jacquismith

I am a born again Christian (a follower of Jesus). I know that God loves me and He has a good purpose for my life. Psalm 139 tells me that He knew me before I was born and that every day ordained for me was written in the book before one came to pass. I know that I was put on this earth for a purpose and that my main purpose is simply to worship God. I hope you enjoy reading of some of the ways God has spoken to me through my life...

The Carpenter’s Arms – 31st December 2017

WOW. God is so amazing and delights in surprising us! I awoke in tears again this morning due to my sister, Suzanne’s plight – stuck in a psychiatric ward in Surrey with a miracle needed to release her. Lynne, my … Continue reading

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Smith Street

A friend from church, Rachel, came to visit me today. She told me that she lives on Smith Street in Mansfield and the Holy Spirit brought to mind another story from my life; it is one that follows on from … Continue reading

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What Halloween means to me

20 years ago tonight I was sleeping in St Botolph’s graveyard in Lincoln, opposite the Golden Eagle pub, doing a sponsored sleepout for a local homeless charity, Nomad. There was a blanket of fog reminding me of Great Expectations. Better … Continue reading

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Darkness to Light – Colossians 1:13

My first dance with John Wilson (when I met him at my cousin John Jeffers’ wedding on 10th January 1987) was to “New York, New York”. On September 11th 1999 my mother died. On September 10th 2001 (my wedding anniversary) … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall

Originally posted on The Cross is in the Field:
In November 2004 I was living in Leatherhead and signed on with Adecco agency in Leatherhead as a temp (my temp controller was Tristan Hope, a Christian who attended a church…

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I Was a Wandering Sheep

Originally posted on Live Life! God's way:
Today’s Hymn (#105) from The Believers’ Hymn Book is entitled “I Was A Wandering Sheep.” I was a wandering sheep, I did not love the fold; I did not love my Shepherd’s…

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What a Friend we have in Jesus

Today in our prayer time at the beginning of our working day at Compassion UK, Charlotte led and told us she had recently sung “What a Friend we have in Jesus” at her local Methodist Church. She told us the story of the writer … Continue reading

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