Deeply Rooted In Him

Walking With God, Spreading the Good News, and Deepening our roots in His word together.


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Prayers for our Parents Health

I am shocked by the number of my friends who’s parents are going through life threatening health issues right now.  God gave us parents to lead us to guide us and to  help us grow.  So when our  parents are ill  or  worse we the children are seriously affected.  I personally have been dealing with my dad’s life threatening health until recently as well. (My dad is doing much better and out of danger now.)  We have a  good God. A Loving Father God who cares about us and our loved ones! Jeremiah 31:3 My prayers go out to all Families right now dealing with the this. Don’t let the devil make you forget who your God is! Revelation 1:8

There comes a time for everyone to move as my family calls it. If you have peace that it is their time to go Then I pray that they go peacefully and  in loving comfort  wrapped in Gods arms.   Isaiah 54:10 (NIV) Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you.   And – For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7

But if it is not their time to  go yet and the fight is on –  I pray for your and your parents health in Jesus name! I Claim-Isaiah 53: 5 overall! I pray for restoration and miracles to happen that bring God all the Glory. I pray that no matter what you need that you know God is working behind the scenes and He will provide you with your needs. -Philippians 4:19  Take the Authority the Holy Spirit gives you Luke 10:19 and Rebuke the Devil and claim the everlasting Life God promises. John 10 : 10.

 

There is always  a battle going on Ephesians 6:12 (KJV) For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Be it at work, with people, or with ourselves…  We are  always fighting off the devils lies. It is important to know what God says.  We need to dig our roots into the word of  God (may main purpose for this blog) And we need to always wear our battle armor!  so that we are equipped  to fight off the Devils attacks Because he is always attacking us in one way or another.

Ephesians 6:10-18

God bless you today and always!

~Amy Jane Sandberg


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Have a Servant’s Heart

Dear Friends,

We Christians are called to have a Servant’s heart. A servant heart is a precious gift.  A heart after people, a heart of Love. I am often reminded of how even Jesus washed feet of his disciples. (Matthew 26:14-39; Luke 22:24-27; John 13:1-17) It takes a lot to set aside your self to serve others. And even Jesus Did it! I am not saying go wash some ones feet. I am saying we are called to serve others, And God will bless you more it. When you serve, you are taking time to show others how important and special they are. That’s Love. I was once asked “Even in serving aren’t you being selfish still? Because you’re doing it expecting something.” Yes I’m expecting God to work through me to bless you. Or whomever I’m led to serve… I write and pour out my heart you you all. Because I truly care about you. (Does that make me selfish. Maybe… But if so I think in a good way.) That love I have only grew as I gave my life to God’s will. Your pastor is a Servant. It takes a strong person to serve. Because it’s not a easy job. a servant gives up a lot, such as: free will, pride, wants, control, even some freedom. You don’t have to do all that, maybe God has not called you to be a servant. But we all serve from time to time. next time you do ask yourself. Is my heart in the right place as I do this. Below are some more Bible verses on having a servant’s heart…
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http://www.openbible.info/topics/having_a_servants-heart — reading King James Bible.


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Merry Christmas 2013

 I wish you, no matter where you are or, who you are with A wonderful Christmas!! And A Blessed New Year!!!

This is my favored time of year for many reasons Such as: The weather and the fact that I love the holiday season.  Thanksgiving through New Year’s… All because of: the giving, sharing, thankfulness, anticipation of new, beginnings, joy, and so much more in the air. I love the lights, the trees, the food, and most of all the family you generally get to spend time with. Family,  close friends and relatives.. (Usually)

Sadly though, this time of year brings stress, anger, and loneliness to a lot of people. This is the first year in a  a couple of years I have not felt so lost in emotions…. We all worry about if we have enough time to do what we want to do, do we have enough money, will our friends and families enjoy our efforts. And then there are those of us who do not have the pleasure of having people in our lives to share this time with and it brings out anger, resentment, and deepens the loneliness and pain. I know this all too well over the past few years for sure. They have been hard… I barely celebrated. But there is something really special. No matter what every Christmas Eve.. I get filled with this amazing peace and my heart fills with unexplainable thankfulness and all. I find myself staring at the Christmas tree and or lights for hours not thinking anything just in awe… It all started when I awoke from the coma in 1997 Just 2 days before Christmas… Maybe because of the many close encounters with death I am more sensitive to the holidays… This year it wasn’t my closeness with death that was faced. I lost my oldest brother to cancer…. But then in November my youngest sister Got married…. Such a wide variety of emotions….  I know for many this was a very hard year, but many of us have been blessed despite the troubles… Such as my parents finding a house after almost 4 years of searching… It never amazes me what God can do….. I know next year I and many others, feel it will be a year of closure and togetherness.. I am looking forward to that tho I feel the past few years have gone by way to fast… I hope to share some good things with you in the future tho. Like some books in the next year!!!

I wish you, no matter where you are or, who you are with A wonderful Christmas!! It is not about the Receiving, it’s about the joy of togetherness, the Giving of love and companionship… So many I know have been blessed with wonderful mates while others are still alone.. Our time will come singles! God’s timing is perfect and He or she will be exactly what we need… And more then we could ever want!!

This was supposed to be a sweet note of love, sorry I went on…   I pray if you don’t know Jesus yet you take the opportunity to ask into your heart tonight…  Don’t waste time waiting for the right moment or to be perfect. He loves you as you are and there is no better timing then now…  Having a relationship with Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit is the best Gift I could share with anyone… God after all gave the best Gift Jesus… And that is what Christmas is all About… Celebrating his Birth, His life, and His Death so that we may be free of the chains of sin and be blessed with Eternal life!!!   It’s easy just read this out loud.

“Dear Heavenly Father, I acknowledge I need you. (You do need Him) I welcome you Jesus into my heart, for you are the way and the truth and the light. (John 14:6)  Please forgive me of my sins and be a part of my life form now on.. Thank you Amen”       Now go tell  someone what you did.

John 10:10

The devil comes to steal form you, to Kill you, and to Destroy you, but I come to bring you life and to bring it Abundantly.

You are Loved,

ི♥ྀ Amy Jane ི♥ྀ


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Lets Start the week with Praise!

Hello Dear Friends!!

I just Made a Facebook Page  for this blog, www.facebook.com/DeeplyRootedInGodsWord? and There is  a Face Book Group as well  https://www.facebook.com/groups/102255116530676/?fref=ts

Oh No!!  It seems some of our first blog posts were deleted. I do not know how or if I have a saved coy of them.  I saddens me very much to have lost our first   work here…  I am in  the possess of tuning this into a book which should be done with in a month or two.  Someone just published a book with this blog name, so I am  Taking the name “Deeply Rooted in God’s Word”  I am very Excited!!!   I pray   As the years go by there will be more books to follow;  this will be only the first in the  series…..  I am sorry I have been  away for so long. With moving across the country, along with other family issues. I  look forward to blogging here again. I have been averaging one blog per moth, I pray I can up that to one blog per week….

Lets Start this week with  Praise!     God is so  good despite all the bad, we have to deal with. But His love, mercy and support   is never ceasing. Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:or every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. ~Mathew 7:7-8  I have only  been able to survive my trials, Because I know I am not alone and that God, our Abba  Father is with us no matter what we  are going through or where we are at in life. We are never alone!  Thank You Jusus for  Giving us your blood so  that we all may be forigen and eternally Blessed. (John3:16) 

Post what you are thankful for!! I would love to see your joys of what  God has done for you!Thank you for all your Support and  God bless you!!

~Amy Jane Sandberg


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The Gift Of Love

Only God knows the heart of a person inside and out… I am not gonna judge anyone. A Sin is a Sin…..  All Sin’s have the same punishment.. DEATH!   For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~Romans 6:23

But Jesus freed us   for our sins. By Giving us a choice to  choose Him to  be cleansed of sin..For God so loved the world (YOU) He gave His only begotten son Jesus Christ; so that you may have everlasting life. ~John 3:16 You don’t  help people by  judging them..  You can dislike / hate what they are doing but..   I don’t like how people are trying to take away our freedoms as a Christian..  Yet the Bible has foretold this day was coming…  I choose to fight for Christ and  I wanna help save as many people as I can…  I am not condoning  anything.. But I am also choosing not to hate….  Love is more powerful then hate by far.. Still hate is very dangerous!!   People are running away from God in fear….. They don’t wanna be told they are bad….  So my goal is to show them no matter the Sin big or small God loves us!!   So many people are dying,  and I want them to Know the  Lord’s amazing love, grace, mercy….. The way I  do… However each person’s relationship is different….   We are surrounded by  so many confused, lost people desperately looking for purpose, fulfillment, and Love in their lives….  I know I was born to Share God’s word…. I suffered via the devil,  God let it happen. So I can say I was there…. But with God I survived… And look at how awesome  He is……     I love you all so much!!  However God loves you  much much more!!!!

“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” -2 Chronicles 7:14

ི♥ྀ Amy Jane ི♥ྀ


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All I am, Because of You!

I am all I am because of You, my Lord!


Oh my Father, where would I be if not for you? Who would I be with out you? I am all I am, because of you! “For God so loved the world, He gave His only, begotten (beloved), son (Jesus), so that whom soever believes in Him (Jesus) shall have everlasting life. ~John 3:16  Such a powerful confession of Love for us humans… That the ALL POWERFUL, ALMIGHTY, ALPHA and OMEGA, would give up his only son, his most beloved, so that we can be with Him for all eternity!!  How could I say no to that??? How could you deny such a love…?? Easy!! I don’t deserve it…… I know I don’t I am imperfect… But he loves me because of our imperfections. Because we need Him, because He first loved us!  For he loves us with unfailing love; the Lord’s faithfulness endures forever. Praise the Lord! ~Psalms 117:2.

Lets start with the Beginning, In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. ~John 1:1 Going from there, knowing he is the amazing God that created Earth, and us… And reading all about the creation of earth and all it’s being in first chapters of  Genesis we see proof that what God says, Happens. And it is true. So if The ALMIGHTY God, says He loves me. Who am I to question it??? If I do, doesn’t that mean I am questioning who God is? And not trusting in Him?? Oh what a fool I would be not to trust in Him… It is easy for me to say but for you it may not be…

It is easy for me to say, because ALL I AM, is BECAUSE OF HIM!! Yes there is bad in the world, and  bad things happen…. (read previous posts) But it is not God’s doing… He doesn’t cause Bad. He is a LOVING God….  I don’t know why he allows bad to happen sometimes, or maybe we tie his hands so He can’t help…. But with in every bad situation there is and can be Good. And it can be turned around… One of the things I question most is why does he take his children early sometimes… I knew an amazing woman who moved to heaven at a young age, She was an amazing example of a person overflowing with God’s love. And touched every one’s lives. Marget was such a blessing to this world and it shook mine when she moved. But I know it was for a reason. Though I do not know the reason, I trust He has a grand plan.

I have been through stuff I would not wish on any human, health wise, and emotionally. And I know, it could have been much worse, and others have suffered even greater pains. But I also know during those times, God was with me. His peace, His healing, His strength, His LOVE never left me. And yet they grew stronger. And because of All He is, and what I suffered,  I grew to become the amazing woman that I am. I  have had life experiences that I can use to help others, and because I know how God has been there the whole time,  I can share that too… I’ll be honest I have been very mad at God for allowing the health issues. But because He is always there to Fix them, and He has, I can move forward. I had a stoke at age 25 It was my second one. This time I was aware of it. Because I worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant to a woman named Halie Brown. An Amazing woman, but she had many mini stokes and TIA’s (Transient Ischemic Attack) I knew what the symptoms were.  So when I woke up form a nap one day I knew I was having a stoke. Not a TIA, I was very scared.I could not use my main hand like I should be able too..  I went to the hospital, but the check in nurse didn’t believe me and was trying to move me along. So I started praying out loud, yet I was loosing the ability to speak now… THEN she believed me and rushed me back.  I cried out to God! “HEAL ME LORD!! I just started the book you told me to write, you can’t end it like this for me. I have dreams, Goals, wants…..”  And He did!!!  With in seven day I was completely back to normal. He healed me when I cried out, though it took a while. I was also able to witness to people and bless others stuck in the hospital.. I didn’t want the stoke, but good came out of it…… He used it to deepen my walk with Him and to Bless others… I am who I am because of these situations. I grew up faster then most children, and I have a different perspective of the world and of people then what is called normal, I call it a worldly way of thinking. I mean that nicely… I have found it utterly inpossinble for some one who does not know God to think of others easy, or to grasp what’s really important. Though there are some….. MOVING ON…

I read the book of Genesis Chapters 37-45 http://bibleresources.bible.com/passagesearchresults.php?passage1=Genesis+37&passage2=&passage3=&passage4=&passage5=&version1=9&version2=0&version3=0&version4=0&version5=0&Submit.x=0&Submit.y=0 It is the story of Joseph and the Coat of Many colors… Which in it’s self has meaning…  It is a good story about a man who trusts the Lord with all his heart, and though bad things keep befalling him, he keeps trusting in God. Thus God is able to bless him and return all he has lost… It is an excellent reminder God has a master plan! He made us! And as long as we trust in Him, and LET him Love us, we can become amazing people, and change the lives of those all around us for the better.. I wanna make the world a better place, I want to spread God’s Love, I want to be all HE, The all Mighty God, made me to be… Because I would be NOTHING, with out him. I would be lost, maybe a sex, drug addict, or dead….. But I am not Because I have him, I am LOVED, I have an amazing Family, and Wonderful friends!! I am so blessed…. And I want to help you see how blessed you are, and how amazing you are because of God’s Love, his care for you.. Please take a few minuests, hours, or days if you need to and re-think your life, what is important to  you, and what God has done and has protected you from.. LET His Love pour out on you!!!

“I cried out to God and He responded with such love. I was strengthened and renewed… I was blind but now I can see… I was ill but am now whole!! All true to me. God is so good!! I am so blessed to be loved by such an amazing God, that he cares enough for me to fill my desires before I ask, and my needs are always taken care of… Thank you my Lord!!! My cup is full and running over!!”

THANK YOU LORD, for making me Who I am today!!!

~Amy Jane Sandberg


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A few Questions & Answers

Is it just me or does it seem harder to vocalize your faith now days.. It seems a lot of people now days are hating Christians… I know the bible says it is inevitable, but that makes it a bit harder to express God’s love. Especially when the ones who need to know they are loved the most hate the even mention of Faith.. And God…

So I was wondering how do you get around it?   Personally I just love them and I try and live a good example. One of the best examples is when I mess up and I get caught (Don’t do that on purpose) Like when I say a curse word which is rare, or when I get mad. They say “I thought you were a Christian.” And I reply “I am, but I am also human. God loves me no matter what and that is one of the reasons I am living for him.

Anther question I have been asked is “Does God Love Every One”     Yes God does. He sent his only son Jesus Christ to die on the cross, to be beaten and whipped for us. “John 3:16” the full book of John is all about Jesus..

“Does God love Even Murders and Child Abusers”  Yes… Love and like are two totally different things. I LOVE my family but I definitely don’t like them all the time.. I don’t think God dislikes any one but I do know he dislikes our actions when we go against the ten Commandments. Exodus chapter 20. But that does not mean he does not LOVE them. Every one is held accountable for there actions, and every one will have to ask for forgiveness some time or another. If we do not that that is between God and the person. Do you haven to love every one no. Should we.. I think so.. Does that mean we do. No.. And we should not let people off for harming others..  But I feel we should pray for them I wish no one time in Hell. Though I did at one point. A man who abused my baby sister for a while.  But God dealt with me. I don’t wish him eternal damnation.. But I also do not like him.. And am glad he is out of our lives where ever he lives now..

~The LadyBug