Deuteronomy 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates - - so that your children will remember!!
Jeremiah 30:2 Thus the LORD God of Israel, says, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.
Monday, November 7, 2016
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Lien on Me or Lean on Jesus
Our roofing business was being recognized by
many of the general contractors who were building apartments and
condominiums.To protect ourselves we
hired an attorney to help us put certain language into our contracts to
Our attorney also told us to be sure to place
a Lien on each job that we accepted.
This became my duty to make certain a lien was
prepared and applied at the recorders office.
A large job came our way and the work was
proceeding.Our contract had asked for a
partial payment at each stage of the job. However the payment did not
arrive.The following day, we did not
show up to finish the work.Their
foreman phoned me and said they were ready for us to continue.
I told him, we needed the partial payment
before we could return.He said, they
were short of funds and I told him we also were short of funds and we could not
purchase the material and pay our men unless they paid us.He said that he would see what he could do.
Later he called me back and told me I could
pick up a check and I told him we will be there and we were.
The day came when we should receive our final
payment for work completed.Again there
were delays and the word was out that the general contractor was asking all the
subs to receive 50 cents on the dollar – take it or leave it.
Thankfully we had heeded our attorney’s advice
and had placed a lien on the property.
When they offered for us to take less, we
stated that we had given them a bargain price up front and we intended to be
paid in full.
A year went by and the property had a buyer,
but they could not complete the sale until we were paid and our lien was
removed.Eventually they paid us and we
Fortunately, during the months of waiting, we
had our day to day roofing jobs that kept us afloat and we did not suffer
In life there are times when LIFE is TOUGH,
but Jesus tells us to lean on Him and rest.
Matthew 11:28 "Come to me, all of you who
are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.
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