Monday, September 29, 2014
HAVING PRIDE IN OUR DIFFERENCES
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid"
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe"
Psalm 103:12New International Version (NIV)
12 as far as the east is from the west,
so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
2 Samuel 12:13New International Version (NIV)
13 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die.
Romans 4:7New International Version (NIV)
7 “Blessed are those whose transgressions are forgiven,
whose sins are covered
Ephesians 2:5New International Version (NIV)
5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.
Ephesians 2:1New International Version (NIV)
Made Alive in Christ
2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,
What pride can there be in being forgiven? Why are there differences, why do we fight between each other what is pride really?
All alone, sitting in anger and madness, not getting along but with those that agree with you, and will as soon as stab you in the back, whenever you need help, unless there is something in it for them.
Now to the believer’s shame, how many of us this way, hiding behind belief? When Christ went all the way for us to redeem us, and we do not appreciate this rather use it for self-gain, go to Church and do our good deed. Step out the door and scream at those close to us, that they better get it together, us not liking what the other did, and did not behave well.
Ever had that done to you or have done to others?
And we act so good when not one of is, not really are we?
So maybe now we might be able to put down the pride and humble ourselves before God in Private, and God who knows all secrets will reward you with the truth, that might keep you humble as you build and give according to what you have or not, free choice, and God continues to love you and have Mercy. Maybe time to appreciate it to God in private as I said before, not before men to get, praises, plaudits and popularity, as makes us feel so good and might be the only reward we ever get, as Christ said this:
Matthew 6 [Full Chapter]Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy
Sunday, September 28, 2014
THEY KEY THAT OPENS THE DOOR, BELIEF
That is the key that opens the door that Satan wishes for us not to see. It is as if, we are in. Hell right now here on earth, and we are complaining and saying hey I don't belong here, my home is in Heaven. We hear from the Spiritual warfare, yes, when you die, so go and work hard to make sure God does just love you. You reply, yes and we go out and stress, just as they did in the provocation, one sees the door as they are working hard here to get there, and they say there it is, I need to go through that door and I will be there safe and secure forever. And we head for that door only to be cut off by the enemy (disguised as friend), in disrupting us, saying we hadn't done enough yet, and we buy into that and turn around and go do more as much as we can to go through that door, and the whole time we feel the begging to just come through that door, and yet we are held up from it, thinking we have to do more and more and more, and as we keep doing these lists we keep heading for that salvation door, and finally we see we are not interrupted by the Spirit of error (that masquerades as friend), nope, he now leaves notes on that door, for more to do, and then we can go through.
Frustrated as can be, mad, angry, fit throwing, when will I ever do enough to get through that door. Grabbing the note off the door for 100th time at least, and finally throwing it down and falling backwards into the door, and finding self in Heaven safe and secure from all alarms, that door was never locked. We see we could have done that from day one, and be here on earth as Ambassadors representing the love, Joy, Peace and righteousness found in Father through Son, never left us nor forsook us, we have good news to spread to all, killing those editors by the word of Father’s mouth through us, sharper than any double edged sword. The enemy that comes as an angel of light caused us to work for salvation and even use the excuse well you believe now right, well then work. How many of us are working with the Joy, love, righteousness and peace of God as we work here in this world? Ho many of us still feel wretched and got to do just a little bit more?
The door to life is Christ and it is open for all, who are heavy laden and burdened
Just go through it passing all those editors that are distorting the truth, and be free in Christ unto father who comes as in the day of Pentecost to preach Father’s truth through you and the hearers get saved as in that day and beyond, get it, I pray
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
GOD’S WORK NOT MAN’S
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life. No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.” and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified. made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. 8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the works of the law. Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.
The people, though have taken on the Law, and are taught to be diligent to not sin, from Birth on, we are taught no, no, no, no and no again as we are growing up, curious about everything, and this can be good in being taught no, to know what is good for us and what is not good for us.
So we have taken on the Law to obey, have we not as people, yet first we must believe God, believe Christ was sent for us as our redemption, and then go out and pound the pavement doing what is right in God’s sight, is this familiar?
Have we missed the boat, or got on the boat, and got off somewhere along the way, seeing something interesting and where fascinated and went astray, as in the Day of Balaam? Accepted doing things as Fornication, drinking, carousing, and saying Thank you I am forgiven, so I can do this being forgiven, and have taken God’s forgiveness through Christ for granted? Do we think we should escape such a great salvation by continuing to harm others along the way, and not be held accountable for our actions and reactions, because Christ died for us, and took away the sin of the world In Father’s sight? How shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him. How much more severely do you think someone deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of God underfoot, who has treated this forgiveness as an unholy thing; the blood of the covenant that sanctified them, and by this has insulted the Spirit of grace? See to it that you do not refuse him who speaks (Father and Son). If they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth (Moses), how much less will we, if we turn away from Father who warns us from heaven by Son?
Just continue to think don’t sin, and sin anyway, which all do by trying not to; we sin anyway, and seek to justify our sins and or get others to look at others sins, lest we be exposed of our own sins. We as people just want to look shiny as if we got it together, and act as if we are better than another like in the Parable of
Luke 18:9-14Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)
9 And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: 10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. 11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. 12 I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess. 13 And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. 14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Okay so here we go, we set out not to sin and when we sin we are taught to ask for more forgiveness right? I thought at the cross it is said from God that all sins by the cross of Christ are taken away, is that so? If it is, then anytime we ask for any further forgiveness then are we forgiven over and over who have fallen away (sinned), to be brought back to repentance, in and out of fellowship? Is this to our loss that we are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting him to public disgrace? In essence putting him back on the cross as if that was not enough once, that by Christ’s blood we are not sanctified, when we are, even though we sinned again? And we sinned again why? Is it because our focus (thoughts) is on to not sin again and we by this thinking we do it again and again, because we are in weak sinful flesh?
What did Christ redeem? Is it our sins that come from our flesh nature that we are born with out of the womb of Mom? Okay what is then left for us to get, since we are redeemed of sin?
What did Christ say he came to do for us, those that will believe him? Was or is it to give us new life more abundantly, while the thief roams around seeking whom he may devour?
The thief comes only to steal, kill and destroy (evil, selfishness, wanting it my way, not God’s, yet uses God as their way to carry weight to possibly deceive, God’s Children, by getting us to work hard and not fulfill, feeling guilty, we become under these crafty men’s yoke and are in bondage to these supposed leaders, that are fleecing the flock, which God hates; yet Christ came that you can have new life, done by his resurrected life for us in Spirit and truth, for all sin by his death is condemned to flesh, and we are freed in Spirit and truth, receiving this free gift of new life in Spirit and truth from Farther after we see we are forgiven and in appreciation of this, we walk in Spirit and truth where no sin can invade us, we thus evade sin, by not being focused on sin any longer, rather the new life we have been given, and are now Newspaper boys, not editors anymore, telling others of this freedom, but not for the purpose of taking it for granted as is what our carnal natures do easily, and get caught up in traps of trying to do and never doing what we try to do, yet fake it to others that we are doing what we are supposed to do, when in public right?
I am Guilty and only God through Son can free me, none other, praying you all see this as God sees fit to teach you this, and you walk as Christ walked here on earth in Faith, (belief, trust to Father) knew Father’s voice in the Spirit of truth that led him, and this same Spirit of truth is Father who came to live in the Disciples at Pentecost, and today in you, if you will believe this amazing Grace God by Son has given you, first death for you to be as if never sinned, and then life to leave sin behind buried in the dust od past
Saturday, September 20, 2014
God just love you
Stop, think does god want oyu focused on sin? How aha being focused worked for you, or have you not noticed every time you wish not to sin, you do it anyway even if it takes longer than ad ay or two?
Still do you think God wants you to quit sin, stop sin? I agree he would rather us not sin, yet why do we then since he came to redeem us, and by the resurrected Christ we are redeemed whether we sin or not?
Galatians 4:29New International Version (NIV)
29 At that time the son born according to the flesh persecuted the son born by the power of the Spirit. It is the same now.
Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
See that above just think flesh and you will reap flesh, so why do we still sin, because we think flesh in not to sin, especially if we do not want to do it and so we do as we think per our emotions that plain and simply reacts to thought period/
Try this: be angry without Angry thoughts, not possible to be angry without angry thoughts is it?
So how can one be angry and not sin? I know the word says so, be angry and not sin, so lets look at it in context, you read it all and as doing so you ask God to reveal truth here to you
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
Ephesians 4 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)
4 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, 2 with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 3 endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. 7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. 9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? 10 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12 for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: 13 till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: 14 that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; 15 but speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 from whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, 18 having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: 19 who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. 20 But ye have not so learned Christ; 21 if so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: 22 that ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; 23 and be renewed in the spirit of your mind; 24 and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another. 26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: 27 neither give place to the devil. 28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: 32 and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
From Cindy at http://redcarpetlife.me/series
Don’t panic. I’m with you. There’s no need to fear for I’m your God.
*Today's devotional is written by a dear friend of mine currently journeying through cancer. If anyone would know a thing or two about staying calm in the midst of life chaos, it is Adeline Blumer. This woman astounds me. Enjoy!*
Glancing around the chemo ward I see anxious faces, emaciated bodies, bald or wigged heads dotting the peaceful lounge. Bruised, they look like they’ve been in the ring for several rounds.
The painful port entry is over and I lean back, eyes closed as the toxic chemical drips into my veins. I reflect on the past 6 months. I’ve chased a daily sticky note of metastasis query around my brain. Cancer’s cruelest gift.
When the diagnosis came in March I wanted to release panic, because this was out of my control. But instead, I found myself breathing calmly, realizing it’s God’s time to shine through frail and broken vessels.
The antidote to panic is God dispensing peace that surpasses understanding.
When the cancer staging report came I wanted to give in to fear, it’s only a breath away. But instead, I asked my daughter Christina to read Psalm 23. She got no further than verse 1, “You are my shepherd, I have all I will ever need” before I broke down. Weeping for joy!
The antidote to fear is God holding you steady.
When the CAT Scan revealed 6 suspicious lung nodules months ago, I wanted to fall apart. But instead, I felt a net cocooning me with strands of hope.
The antidote to weakness is God’s firm grip on your quaking heart.
Today’s report was “no cancer in the lungs, liver or colon for now.” Imagine the joy that showered upon me in this moment.
Regardless what your crisis is today don’t give in to panic or fear. Your God is already there!
"Don't panic. I'm with you. There's no need to fear for I'm your God. I'll give you strength. I'll help you. I'll hold you steady, keep a firm grip on you"
*Told you she's amazing! Now keep calm & September on!*
Lots of love,
Keep calm, friends, the weekend is a coming', now September on!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Ceased and ceasing from strife
It is an honor for a man to cease from strife: but every person will meddle with this cease from strife, when they see this in you, and you therefore might get caught back up in strife, and not be aware of this, your own self-righteousness fooling you, and start arguing, and not considering, taking into account consideration for all others around hearing you. There is a time for everything under the Sun (SON) When to and when not to. So as you have ceased from strife, each day listen to God to teach you where you stepped off God’s path for you in Mercy and love to all. We are learning are we not to just love one another as they are, in care to them are we not, I hope?
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Change your thoughts, change your present!
Present double edge sword, at our present state of mind, we can have the presence of Love, joy, Peace, wisdom and Righteousness, all depending on what we are focused on at this very moment, can we not? If my mind is on tragedy of any kind, how do you respond, what is your reaction, is it doom and gloom? And as soon as your mindset is focused on good things, does that doom and gloom go away and stay away as long as your focus is not on tragedy of any kind? Okay we see this right? So how can we stop doom and gloom when focused on say a death, no matter if it just happened or happened thirty years ago? Tell me is emotion of anger, crying, hurt, despair, not good enough, who can love me, do any of those emotions (Feelings help) or thinking on them like slipping off a cliff, headed for who knows what. Whatever it is it is not good is it? So why can’t we since we recognize this destructive Path, stop and not accept those discouraging thoughts, that steal, Kill and destroy us.
Is this not true that the deeper one goes into despair over any loss, (once it is lost) the deeper they slip into darkness over it into why, Should have, could have or would have, and things would be different right?
Yet is it not a fact that it has happened and it is done? And tell me with all this emotional care over what has happened, has it made it any better or worse? So will any worry over anything ever make anything better?
So get up, get a move on, go forward, start appreciating the time you had with that loss, maybe you decide, which way of viewing this tragedy will bring peace in the midst of the tragedy, whether it happened thirty years ago or yesterday.
I am not saying don’t grieve, please grief, yet with a peace about it, in thanking for the time you had together, see what peace that just brought forward to you in thoughts?
Do you think that this is What God wants for you to have peace in the midst of any and all adversities? To know this that there is more to life than what you see with the Naked eye? Is there, do you see the air that you breathe without even thinking about it, sustains your physical life here in the Body you are encamped in? Do you think that is all there is, that when we leave this body we are dead? The body is, you the person is not, and for me nor are the wonderful memories I have of that Life I shared with that other person(s) I cared for, and you see the wonderful times you had? Do you really think that a God of love who gave free life by free choice to live it, would not be Merciful to your loved one(s)? I know there is a tyrant type of God preached out here in this world, that brings the emotions that I talked about in stress to people and these Preachers end up taking control of certain people for their self-gain.
So people that is not the God the Creator of all, did not Jesus Christ who came to earth rebel against holier than thou people, self-righteous attitudes as if one is better than the other and he was accused of hanging around the worst sort of sinners, gluttons, prostitutes, Tax Collectors and the like. Then these self-righteous people that demand respect, had him taken and crucified, because he would not conform to their self-righteous attitudes, and at that same time he was performing miracles like no other ever had done. So te people were following after this Christ for all sorts of reasons, left their normal places of worship, forsook the Clergy, the righteous imitators as if they are God. So what happened a thought of Job security plagued them, and so they set out to kill him for self-survival and take back control of the flock, and get that income they were losing back
Has anything changed under the Sun, is it all pretty much going on the same? I mean times yes have changed and this earth has flourished with the inventions, yet the same Principles have never changed have they?
Praying we start to see the forest though the trees that block ones sight to the whole truth and nothing but the truth, so help me Father and Son, the Holy Spirit of truth is a given in this report of Flesh nature still to this day fights the Spirit nature of God, and even conforms to truths, but never the whole truth always worried, which brings emotions of wanting to in control of truth and have it their way, not God’s way in Mercy and Love to all, over any sacrifice anyone might commit, but death as Christ the forerunner already did, in order to have true life in Spirit and truth is given to us if we agree to be dead in the original flesh carnal nature, we ask Father of Christ for the new life Father freely gives this to us, and then we just believe and go on learning from any and all mistakes that we make or others make. Cut out that middle man of emotion (the Caboose of a train) and get back on track being led by truth of God. Godjustloveyou and all, Start today, change your mind and be willing to be taught truth that kills error. So we can live in contentment all things are possible then aren’t tey?
Homwardbound, just a bond-servant to the most love and Merciful God ever, while I am personally, broke no job, no income but Social Security Disability Insurance that I got thanks to I worked for it for 40 years. Thank God for this country, it is enough to have shelter and food. No more spending frivolously
Sunday, September 14, 2014
IRON SHARPENS IRON
Yes absolutely, and then as God grows us into maturity, we can even learn from those that don't believe or even state they do and might not. We can learn from all how?
No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest.
For God comes and lives in us the day we first believe, seals us with his Holy Spirit of promise to do what? Teach us, so all we hear and all we do, we now do without fear?
1 John 4:18 [Full Chapter]
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
So if we still fear we are not made perfect in Love to face all fear in love that teaches us to say no to unrighteousness, being married to Father through Son's finished work for us, at the cross, where first we are forgiven completely, forever, and nothing can change that,, nothing. All needed left to get that new life Christ promised he came to give us. So where is that at?
For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life?
In the resurrected life of Christ where else? In our flesh? I think not, for if we try to behave in and from our flesh nature that we are still alive in that is not redeemed, then we sin and continue in it, as it what is going on t this very day, In our sins because of lack of belief or don't we know this
For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
See that just think (sow) flesh thoughts, and what do we produce as the result of flesh thoughts? And it matters not if you do not want to do what you and I do anyway, for think flesh and think do not want to do, what do we do as the result? Yep
And to those that don't that behave, better think twice, are you Haughty, proud, better than others, think you know, better check, n=make sure you are humble in your pride over thinking you have accomplished you might not have.
Okay I am done now, passing this out for all that read to see past the pain here in this world and self to walk above our circumstances in humility to all
Love from God, not me, yet me too, giving Father by Christ all te credit for this amazing salvation to all when we believe God takes up residence in us each to teach us each and for us to learn and discern all that we hear from God ultimately and condemn no one since God chose not to condemn us
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The deceiving works of our flesh behaviors
It is really important to see what God has done for us through his Son. How can one escape the utter dilemmas we all are in without first seeing his deep love for us? I know there are a lot of us out here in this world that do not want anger to get in our way, and react bad towards our wife’s, kids, Husbands, and those we are close to. Yet what we do not want to do, we do anyway, especially behind closed doors, when no one else is around, true or false? And if we ever get exposed we use excuses for our behaviors, to be justified in our actions and reactions, do we not?
Tell me what if Jesus Christ, when was here in the flesh, fought back and did not go to his death for us? You know he could have not gone and fought back, and I bet he would have won, and killed everyone in the process, and if did not, I bet whoever did not get killed, would get in line with whatever he said to do, out of fear that he would kill them as well. Not having the kind of power they saw him with.
Tell me would their belief that they say are in him now be real?
Are you now seeing the difference in by willing Faith and by force in Fear?
Homwardbound, he did go to the cross for you, the one reading this here right now, first to cleanse us, make us as if we are Holy before Father by his Shed blood for you. What is next is the new life here right now in Spirit and truth through the resurrected Christ for you to walk as he walked by Faith in Father, forsaking all else, including the flesh and blood you have been brought up in
This is a Marriage between God and you. Now God has got the power to cause you to stand upright in him, and can only do this if you believe it. If you do not, God can’t help you or cause you to stand, for he is not a God of force to do this. Rather a God of Love as in 1 Cor.13:4-7
Love to you all, God’s definition, shown to us through the cross, in death for you to die with him in flesh as he did, as a co-crucified believer to see the new life in Spirit and truth by the resurrected Christ
Get it, he said he came to give us new life, but first he had to die for us to agree to be dead with him, then be risen as he is risen in Spirit of God given to us by Father, leaving the old Husband/wife behind dead in the grave, getting our minds renewed every day in the newness of new life in Spirit and truth
Time to walk on the water as a boat floats
A ship in the ocean does not sink as long as there are no holes in the ship to sink it, or tidal waves to come over top and sink it. It can only sink when enough water gets in it to out weight the ship as like the Titanic sank after getting wrecked and the wholes let the water in to sink it.
Our Bodies are the same, but it is not water, that drowns us as much as it is words that we hear, receive, that do not fit well in our Spirits. And so we react to this in anger, frustration, and end up not feeling well, true or false? Yet we move forward trying to be the best we can be, doing all we can, starting to feel good about it, and then!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yep, that person that we get easily out of line when we here things like “What are you doing”? Remember this growing up, the frustrated angry Spirit inside us, the result of past experiences of hearing we aren’t supposed to do that or this? And so we learn how to get around this and hide what we are doing that we are not supposed to be doing? Oh we learn many things as Children do we not?
Now some just obey and others do not. Some are truthful about not obeying and others are not as they keep weaving their web of deceit in lie after lie, acting in front of others as if they are good, when they know they are not. And a hiding we go, a hiding we go, running along and hiding we go.
And all the people that we appear so good in front of, pat us on the back, and that just makes us feel so good as if we are, when we know we are not. Maybe time to admit
Me: personally I am full of lust of the world, wanting this and wanting that, it all looks so good. I never think about this in the process of this lust, that when I die I can’t take it with me, can anyone?
So even though I see to give up what I can’t take with me, how come I do, but I do not, when it comes to seeing someone else needs what I got more than me. And then I might need to look at this scenario and hear whether I should help this person with materialistic things and food.
I do not know about you, but if I hear (not from mankind’s goodness) from God take care of that person on the side of the road as the Good Samaritan did then I am going to, so now will you?
So what is it that we all need first in order to know, when it is God speaking to us and when it is this world’s Spirit of errors speaking to us?
When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice.
My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.
How long did it take Abraham to know Father’s voice, to the point that he trusted Father all the way, to being able to giving up all he had?
A long time and God rewarded him with keeping what he had, by Abraham’s willingness to trust a loving Merciful God. Can we go through bad times and stay manifest in trusting God? Or are we like the seas waves, that go to and fro, never staying put. So to we go with the wave of what is popular or not?
Are we willing to give up our lives here and now on earth, for God as Abraham was with his own Son?
You decide, whether you can let go of all the arguments, debates, Doctrines, that are causing the wars big and small putting holes in us to die and not live the new life that God through Son has given at the resurrection of Son to us in Spirit and truth, on that very first day of belief
in whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
So do you believe, are you growing up in maturity, walking away from things that are not beneficial to you, such as Emotion, that has anger, worry, stress over things we do not like?
“And besides, what’s the use of worrying? What good does it do? Will it add a single day to your life? Of course not!
So why are we doing it then? When it takes away and does not add a thing to our new life given to us by Father through Son’s finished work for us?
Just some food, spiritual for thought, since bad thoughts, steal, kill and destroy us
Friday, September 12, 2014
God loves us deeper than I can imagine, if only you can imagine
And if the Spirit of God who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, God who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of God’s Spirit who lives in you. But you are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God lives in you. Now if any man has not the Spirit of Christ (God), this person is none of his. Do we not know that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit of God, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; So guard the good deposit that is entrusted to you guard it with the trust of God in the Holy Spirit who lives in us that believe. God has raised Christ from the dead and is alive to this very day present, freed him from the agony of death, which went willingly to death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on God, known as Son the two are one as like in marriage. God has raised this Son as Jesus back to life, and we are all witnesses of it, the Disciples. Since God raised him from the dead this now is fulfilled for us, being God’s children, done by the raising up Jesus as it is written in the second Psalm: You are my son; today I have become your Father. God (Father) raised him from the dead so that he will never be subject to decay as God has said, I will give you the holy and sure blessings promised to David. Yet the one whom God raised from the dead did not see decay. For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead. We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. By his power God raised the Lord from the dead, and he will raise us also.
More than that, we are then found to be false witnesses about God, for we have testified about God that he raised Christ from the dead. But if Father did not raise Christ then the dead are not raised. More than that, we are then found to be false witnesses about God, for we have testified about God that God raised Christ from the dead. But if Christ is not raised, then the dead rise not. Yet, we have been buried with him in death, baptism (Spiritually) as if we are dead by belief (Faith), so reckon that so; you are by Spirit Baptism, by operation of God not by you or anyone else are now by Faith are dead to flesh and blood as Christ is by Christ’s physical death, in which we are raised with Christ through our faith in the operation of God, who raised Christ from the dead and no other way, is it done. Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant who brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, you therefore are by this raised from the dead and glorified in God and so by your faith and hope that are in God, you are now raised in Spirit of God, being taught truth over error. So even though you, we all make mistakes, we now today have the opportunity to learn from them and change our thoughts according to Father’s, since we are forgiven complete by God, in the and through the cross of Christ, so go now and walk in the newness of life
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 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. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard and to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, for the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said so, so we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. If you do not stand firm in your faith with God’s love, you will not stand at all. Are we hearing what the Spirit of truth is saying to us?
We can’t stand unless we believe, God, so do we believe that God does just love us as the start to be able to stand and be content in all things? If we do, then the new life begins, and we learn to be satisfied in all things, content in the midst of any troubles that come our way, that try to sweep us away as a Tidal wave does so many. So are we going to stand in the midst of any and problems we are facing, actually face them and not run?
Monday, September 8, 2014
Grace Verses… my responses in red, and the verses and quotes from a dear Brother in the Lord, Bob
2 Corinthians 12:9 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 of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Written to keep me and all humble in humility of what we do not deserve to have perfection
Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
Unmerited favor, so I don’t and others don’t get arrogant as if we are better than anyone else, think this includes Hitler by any chance? As for us being any better than, whether another believes or not?
Romans 6:14 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
Yet why, does it seem that it does have dominion over, usually hidden behind closed doors where none of us see the other? Yet, God continues to just still love us?
Romans 11:6 But if it is by (gift) grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be (gift) grace.
Grace = gift here. If we read the above as gift in place of grace? Would that bring it home the depth of God’s love through Christ to us all? It either is or it is not?
James 4:6 But he gives more (gift) grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”
What does humble have to do with grace? Are we not taught to be proud, earn learn and do? This gift wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How can that be, since I was born I have been told what to do o get, asnd here it is said God just gives? I see a great conflict anyone else?
Ephesians 2:8 For by (gift) grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift (grace) of God,
Can anyone earn a gift? I mean I see where I have been given a gift told to me by the person giving it that it is a gift. And later down the road ask me for something, that I could not give and said so, then heard them say, well I gave you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have you ever done this or experienced this?
So if I do that or you or God does that to you me or anyone, can the original gift that was given still be claimed as a gift?
Get it? God does not turn from giving a gift is a gift, period even if one denies, you might not be loyal, but God still is. So maybe respond to God rigt now thanking God in appreciation over taking this gift for granted, and have a Godly sorrow over the worldly one we all tend to have at times, maybe your choice its free.
1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the (gift) grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain, On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the (gift) grace of God that is with me.
Whose work? Was it not done through Paul, God’s work? What if Paul took the credit for the work he did do? Who would be God then; would it be Paul then whom we would worship? God forbid, even Christ did not give himself the credit nor did he?
Romans 5:8 But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Now why would he do this, for what cause? Did Christ ever need to do this for himself? Only if he were not perfect and he was and is perfect right, so again, why did he go to the cross and allow for himself to be killed by evil people, he could have prevented this right? I mean with all those miracles he did, wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There has to be a deep reason, for this right? Otherwise what a waste, right?
Hebrews 4:16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find (gift) grace to help in time of need.
Are we not all experiencing some kind of troubles? And if we are not and our life seems perfect, in a good job, good wife great kids, nice place, lots of money in the bank, and ignore God’s asking us to help someone God puts at our door to help, what do you think we might deserve for ignoring the gift God has given us? Read Luke 16, rich man and Lazarus. I bet that rich man, (who can be anyone of us) helped a lot of people in life as he got rich in doing so. Yet he ignored God’s call to take care of Lazarus (who can be anyone of us) rich man went to hell, why??????????????????? He helped others right? We have free choice right???????????????????? We get to choose right??????????????????? That is right we get to choose, either to listen to God (Father) who knows best or self (thinking it is from self) when it is from Ephesians 6:12, read it and now be aware of the facts of the true battle, that is taking place since the fall of Adam and Eve. Satan, Devil, Evil, wanted to be God of all, And we are taught that is what we want and are not of God because we sinned and sin, separated from God, and as true as that is, what did God do to reverse that? Gave us what by Christ? Christ did what for us? Died, what more than that is done? He is raised for us by Father for why???????????? To give us new life as he said this is what he came to do right? And this world has stagnated this by what? Oh yeah the after-life is when this will occur not before since we are in unredeemed flesh bodies, it is a lie, the biggest one ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That we are in unredeemed Bodies and that we must fight to be the best we can be is the lie from the devil masquerading as an angel of light, trying to take the place of the Holy Spirit and in many cases has, an imposter I tell you imposter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. And have we bought into this lie from this world? Yes I remember I did and was stressed out to the max in and out of fellowship, not good enough, good enough, keeping prayed up, what a hoax from the evil one, who has lied from day one, started with Eve. as if we of all people can ever be perfect in and of ourselves ever, trying to be perfect and couldn’t ever of myself, feeling annihilated, stripped, unworthy to be God’s child ever and yet kept trying to be, never could make it (are you here, been there, listen close) and came to the end of the energy of your own flesh desires to be perfect, are you ready to give up and walk away. Can you be like that Deacon or preacher or any role model you deemed has got it together that you need to be like him or her, maybe even Jesus, how you doing on imitating in truth, not as you appear to be in front of others? I just could not and this was my cross road to either keep going or walk away from the structured Church of this day that plays good to get good and hides te laundry, never gets it clean by Faith that resides in Christ alone. I heard walk away you are not worthy like Brother such and such, have you heard this as well? Have you walked away in disgust over this? You might still be trapped then in the Devils grip, if you have angst over any and all bad experiences, You might not understand this gift of god to you that God stays faithful for you to come to the truth and receive this type of love that loves all, as in Luke 6:32
Thanks for taking the time to read this here; I am long winded but care deeply for your soul
Love from homeward bound to all especially from God
There are so many verses that tell us it is by God’s gift, we are saved, read the rest below if you will
John 1:16 And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.
2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
Romans 3:24 And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
Romans 3:20-24 For by works of the law no human being will be justified in his sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin. But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,
2 Timothy 4:22 The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you.
John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Numbers 6:25 The Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you;
2 Timothy 2:1 You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus,
Ephesians 2:1-22 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—
John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Hebrews 5:9 And being made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
Titus 2:11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people,
2 Timothy 1:9 Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,
Galatians 2:19-21 For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.
Romans 6:1-4 What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
John 8:34-36 Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
Psalm 103:1-22 Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
2 Peter 3:18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
Romans 4:16 That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring—not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
John 3:16-17 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
Amazing grace! How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost but now am found, Was blind but now I see…
Through many dangers, toils and snares, I have already come; ‘
Tis grace has brought me safe thus far, and grace will lead me home.”~ John Newton
What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God. Rick Warren
Saving faith is an immediate relation to Christ, accepting, receiving, resting upon Him alone, for justification, sanctification, and eternal life by virtue of God’s grace. Charles Spurgeon
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times. Martin Luther
For grace is given not because we have done good works, but in order that we may be able to do them. St. Augustine
God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world. Billy Graham
The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: ‘grace.’ Max Lucado
If grace does not make us differ from other men, it is not the grace which God gives His elect. Charles Spurgeon
I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvelous Presence. Christopher Columbus
Thank the Lord for using each person as a tool in your life to deepen your insight into His grace and conforming you to the image of His Son. Charles Stanley
I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God. Tim Tebow
Grace is available for each of us every day – our spiritual daily bread – but we’ve got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow. Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.” The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.” Dwight L. Moody
Grace is God as heart surgeon, cracking open your chest, removing your heart – poisoned as it is with pride and pain – and replacing it with his own. Max Lucado
In a state of grace, the soul is like a well of limpid water, from which flow only streams of clearest crystal. Its works are pleasing both to God and man, rising from the River of Life, beside which it is rooted like a tree. Saint Teresa of Avila
Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace. Karl Barth
“A man must completely despair of himself in order to become fit to obtain the grace of Christ.” Martin Luther
“If heaven were by merit, it would never be heaven to me, for if I were in it I should say, ‘I am sure I am here by mistake; I am sure this is not my place; I have no claim to it.’ But if it be of grace and not of works, then we may walk into heaven with boldness.” Charles Spurgeon
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
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