Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Challenge #106 - Anything Goes

Welcome to Word Art Wednesday!  We're so glad you've stopped by to play along in our challenge.  Your art this past week was AMAZING, and we are so very grateful for each and every one who shares their art with us.  Did you see how many entries we had last week?  PRAISE GOD for all those beautiful projects!!  It will be a real treat to see what you all create this week.  We have two AMAZING sponsors with us again this week as well.  Check it out!

This week's scripture/word art is 1 John 3:18 and it reminds us that we need to remember that while saying nice things and quoting scripture or Bible stories is always good, that it's even more important to back up our words with our actions.  If the way we conduct our lives doesn't match up with what we're saying, then our testimony is ruined.  It's easy for me, or for anyone, to write down a few nice things about being a good Christian; but it's completely another thing to actually live your life that way.  It's like a parent telling a child not to swear, and then swearing at them; or telling them not to lie, and then lying to them.  We impact people SO MUCH with our actions.  We have to be careful as Christians not to fill our tongues with "good words" and then forget to follow through with the actions that match those words.  Let's all really work on that together - think about your actions and how they affect others.  Saying nice things is wonderful, but doing what is right is how we show others that we really believe the words we are saying.  It's like that old saying "practice what you preach".  We want to be a perfect example of what we know God expects of us.

As always, you are welcome to save this week's free scripture/word art file to your computer, but are not required to use it in order to play along in our challenges.   We welcome you share your art with us; remembering that Anything Goes as long as it's family-friendly, and uses an encouraging or uplifting sentiment. You can also link more than one project each week (up to 5 each week). The more you enter, the more you increase your odds of winning.  It is our desire that God's Word will be a blessing and encouragement to you each week. If you have any questions about the rules, be sure to read the complete list of rules under our page tab for "Challenge Rules".  They have been revised, and we ask that you check them out if you aren't familiar with our challenge guidelines.  Because our ultimate goal is to honor God, we have no other choice but to delete any entries that do not adhere to these guidelines.  Thanks for understanding!

Here is this week's  beautiful scripture/word art file.
This week's TWO generous sponsors are:
The FABULOUS Paper Sweeties is offering
one lucky winner a $10 Gift Certificate to
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AND
My Creative Classroom is an online arts
and crafts learning center.
Our interactive and in-depth courses are
instructor-led and filled with wonderful
projects and techniques to help you
get the most out of your supplies.
Our Fall Semester offers over 100 classes
from which to choose. We also offer
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One lucky winner will receive a free seat
to a Workshop class of their choice.....Good Luck!
AND NOW.......
Here are last week's lucky winners!
 
Entry # 194 - Norma has won a new stamp set
from Mark's Finest Papers & Stamps
AND
Entry #74 -Jess D. has won
three images of her choice from Robyn's Fetish
 
May God bless all our amazing sponsors.
We appreciate them all SO very much!
Here are some fun samples from our Design Team
Natalie Houston, Our November Guest Designer
Using Daydream Designs Images
 
Stephanie Wright
Karen Letchworth
Using Sponsor, Paper Sweeties, Stamps
 

14 comments:

peggy apl said...

The verse this week is so appropriate for the situation we are in as a country. The people who were badly affected by the devastating typhoon that passed the eastern part of our country have nothing left and really have to rely on LOVE in deed and not just in word. It is a challenge for us who are safe and dry because the need is so great and what we give never seems enough.

Lucy Patrick said...

Congratulations to the winners and gorgeous DT creations, XOX Lucy

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

There is so much truth in this week's Bible verse, especially in today's pretentious society. Blessings!

~Tammy~ said...

Another week of beautiful creations with a beautiful scripture!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh, I just love this week's scripture - thank you so much for your beautiful word art. I would also like to congratulate the winners and thank you for another uplifting challenge. Your DT projects are beautiful (as usual).

DebR said...

Beautiful work by all the DT's!

Bunny said...

Great verse and DT cards. Thank you for the challenge.

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Gorgeous work ladies
God bless all
love the psalm
Tamara

Karen Letchworth said...

God is SO GOOD!

Rea said...

Lovely creations by the DT, thanks for the chance to play along.

Susan Kennedy said...

All the DT creations are fantastic!! Thank you for the great challenge!!

- Susan
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
{Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges} *New Challenge Blog*

nancyparker55 said...

Love your site and your challenges! Great DT work.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Another wonderful verse, thoughts and work by DT work, thank you everyone!!
I want to especially thank Karen, her images each week are such a blessing to me. I have been busy making some cards (mostly in my head at the mo!) with her verses and they greatly bless my heart thank you everyone! Shaz in oz.x

Karen Letchworth said...

Thanks for your kind words. We love to hear that the verses are a blessing to you. Please know that the Kaen who creates our word art is not me, but rather the talented Karen Murray. You can find a link to her sweet blog on the left sidebar where she has lots of free files. She is a great blessing to us and we praise God that she shares her talents with us. Thank YOU, Shaz, for blessing us with your art and your fellowship. God is so good to us all.
Karen Letchworth
www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com