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Topics for Week of January 18th Thru 24th 2021

Monday January 18th, 2021

There are things we can never do even if we try…

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Tuesday January 19th, 2021

Living a fulfilled life, what is the secret?

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Wednesday January 20th,  2021

Real wealth, it is not seen, why? Because it is in Heaven…

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Thursday January 21st, 2021

Water into Wine, it takes time to produce wine, especially good wines.

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Friday January 22nd, 2021

The delicate balance to good health, eating right, weight the salt and sugar in the balance.

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Saturday January 23, 2021

Be Joyful not just being happy, what is the difference?

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Sunday January 24th, 2021

Spending quality time, do it today, come to Christ enjoy the Joy of fellowship.

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DAILY DEVOTIONALS

Friday January 22nd, 2021

The delicate balance to good health, eating right, weight the salt and sugar in the balance.

Eating more fish (Wild Caught), Leafy green vegetables, Whole Grains, Fruits and Nuts, exercise, Sleep, and stay hydrated. These are the pre-requisite of staying healthy. Add the protective gears, of weaking a mask, stay away from crowds, practice deep-breathing and taker your Vitamin supplements. Keep your immune system in order. And avoid second-hand smoke. And above all do all things in moderation.

Assuming we are doing the above, then we must be able to say… All is well with my Soul; this is from a hymn written by  Horatio Spafford and composed by Philip Bliss. The affirmation by Horatio Spafford done in a very traumatic time in his life of losing all his children, in the Chicago fire he lost everything, then the depression. Here is a man like Job, who was having sores all over his body, when his wife said, ‘why don’t; you curse God and die’ Job answered and said she was speaking like a crazy person, and affirmed… Job 19:25-26 New International Version
25 I know that my redeemer[b] lives,
    and that in the end he will stand on the earth.[c]
26 And after my skin has been destroyed,
    yet[d] in[e] my flesh I will see God;

Despite the foray of the enemy in our pathway, our Lord said.

 Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become levelthe rugged places a plain.

Isaiah 45:2

I will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron.

Praise the Lord for a wonderful life knowing that the Best is yet to come…

Revelation 21:2 In Context |

I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband.

Revelation 21:1

A New Heaven and a New Earth

Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth,” for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea.

Just to be clear, when the Bible refers to the passing of Heaven and Earth and a new Heaven and earth will be in place. It is not referring to the Heaven where the Throne of God is. It is a description of the Universe of Space and Earth.

Heavenly Father as Jesus ascended to You and Lord Jesus You our Mediator sits at the Right Hand of the Father in Your Kingdom, a place where Steven looked up and saw You Lord Jesus. We affirm that Your have said where You are, there shall us be. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us Your favors in Your Hold Name, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English/Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ol6hqIQ3_s&list=RD5Ol6hqIQ3_s&start_radio=1

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1s_c9mu-QU&t=1216s




Thursday January 21st, 2021

Water into Wine, it takes time to produce wine, especially good wines.

Fermentation takes roughly two to three weeks to complete fully, but the initial ferment will finish within seven to ten days.

Good wine takes time… Good things take time, and there is no doubt when it is the matter of Wine. You know the saying “Aged like fine wine.”

John 2

Jesus Changes Water into Wine

On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” ...


“Woman,[a] why do you involve me?” Jesus replied. “My hour has not yet come.”

His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”

Nearby stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons.[b]

Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water”; so, they filled them to the brim.

Then he told them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the banquet.”

They did so, and the master of the banquet tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside 10 and said, “Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now.”

With today’s technology, you can age new wine by an ultra-sonic frequency device that breakdown the molecules aging the new wine into a wine that is of a vintage taste.

But as God would say… start with your own grapes, water, yeast, and other ingredients and make your own without what He created. 

We know that all tings were created by Him, even the Dinosaurs. Did their job. They were like bulldozers, shaping the landscape and compacting the soil. No, they are not what made fossil fuels, but their actions may have helped in breaking down the vegetation that became fossil fuel over time.

Jesus performed His first miracle by turning water into wine. With all the inventions we have ‘created’ they are really discoveries. Jet Propulsion, rocket engineering is still primitive compared to Jesus’ levitation as He departed to Heaven. So, our achievements are still miniscule and in early development stages.

Tomorrow we will discuss Stem Cell Therapy, its purpose, and Regenerative abilities.

Let us Praise the Lord for His Grace and His Power, as he gave us a Sound Mind. Lord Jesus today we acknowledge our short-coming, yet Your love for us and Your Grace provided  gave us knowledge and Wisdom through Your Providence. Lord we thank you for our Visitors and bless each one and us all as we go in Faith thanking You today and giving You Preeminence un our lives. To You Lord Jesus is the power and the Glory forever.  Amen.

Praise:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-WOneEXr00&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&index=2   

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hce-QXsbeEY&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&start_radio=1

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAk36fUSSVU



Wednesday January 20th,  2021

Real wealth, it is not seen, why? Because it is in Heaven…

The Church and God’s Mission:

The Church is the Body of Christ, and Jesus is the First Born, He is Alpha & Omega, the Beginning and the Ending, and the ending is to be with our Lord and Savior in a sanctified place of Splendor a place not made by human hands. Ephesians 1: 22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.

Insight for today… We are to live for the Glory of God not the glory of Self, serving others in His name is laying up treasures in Heaven. as he commanded: “Love one Another”

Text: Ephesians 1: 20-23

20 he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms, 21 far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come. 22 And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.

We are reflecting on the early church of Corinth, and what the Apostles faced in  proclaiming the Gospels.  In cities like Ephesus, Acts 19:26
And you see and hear how this fellow Paul has convinced and led astray large numbers of people here in Ephesus and in practically the whole province of Asia. He says that gods made by human hands are no gods at all. Acts 19:25-27 (in Context) Acts 19 (Whole Chapter) 

 The silversmiths caused a riot as Paul turned many away from worshipping their idols, the silversmiths were losing business, as Paul told the worshippers, what good is an idol that not able to stand unless it was nailed down, and what can a dumb idol do for them.

The Mission of Jesus Christ: 

Ephesians 1: 11 In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, 12 in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory. 13 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, 14 who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory.

We are to gather in the Body of Christ, and in To SEEK the Kingdom of GOD! To Walk in Faith, knowing that the Kingdom of God goes forth in TRUTH & POWER with JESUS at the Throne, knowing that Jesus is in Charge. The Solution is not More Religion, but More of Christ's

Principles. the Bottom line is… We are either going for the Kingdom of GOD, or to a God Forsaken place, so Choose JESUS.

The descendent of HIS Holy Spirit was revealed in the Book of ACTS: Acts 2: 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.

Have Faith in Jesus our Redeemer and our Advocate, and also as a Friend, and by being joint Heir, I can trust Him knowing, Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever.

Hebrews 13: He said come to Him Boldly as HE sits on the Throne of Righteousness. To Boldly Proclaim Jesus, and also to identify that I am Son of the Most High.

Today we are just like the Diaspora, but instead of the transplanted Jews from Jerusalem, we are in America a land that is similar to Corinth comprising all “Foreigners” but thanks to the Grace of our Lord in Timothy 1: 8 We are saved by Grace for Obedience Verse 3 Praise to God for a LIVING HOPE.

Matthew 21:12

Jesus at the Temple

Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.

13 “It is written,” hei said to them, “‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it ‘a den of robbers.]

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord Jesus just as You did drive out the money changers and the robbers, we need this now in this world. Lord, today we seek Your Divine guidance, and we thank You for Your graciousness and Your Divine blessings upon our Visitors and us all. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus… Amen.

Praise:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD3-QDAOnMg

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dD3-QDAOnMg

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpdw2c9lErk



Tuesday January 19th, 2021

Living a fulfilled life, what is the secret?

John 15:6-10

If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire, and burned. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. ...

Everything else is a compromise. One thing for sure, all ill-begotten wealth will soon be lost. Just the same for stealing someone’s design. I have a friend that his dad is a famous architect who design a building that is a landmark skyscraper, his design was stolen and sealed by another architect.  This was the action of the developer-owner, who subsequently lost the building and his bank that anchored the building. In fact, he was found guilty of fraud against the Banking commission and served prison time. This is the consequence of breaking the golden rule of honesty.

Galatians 6:7

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.

Galatians 6:8

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.

Luke 10:25-37

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’

So, to have a fulfilled life, Love God with all your heart and with all your soul and strength and with all your mind; and when enjoying a fulfilled life, remember to love your neighbor as yourself.

We know some neighbors are ‘hard’ to love… but we must overlook their faults, just as how Jesus overlooks our own faults.

Praise the Lord for a wonderful day ahead of us…make time to share the Good News, accept the providence of the Lord as he is faithful and He knows what we have need of, even before we ask.

Thank You Lord Jesus, as we come in Your Holy Presence. Bless our Visitors and grant us all Your Divine Grace and Your favors on each of us. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3o3DiMVdOI&list=RDO3o3DiMVdOI#t=0

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGzyNyFnt1Y

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJBwf-hIS7k&list=RDlJBwf-hIS7k#t=3



Monday January 18th, 2021

There are things we can never do even if we try…

  • Test drive of being a Christian before accepting Christ.
  • Live a worldly life as a non-Christian but die as a Christian.
  • Deceiving the Lord, being untrue in a make-belief walk…

You cannot ‘Test-Drive’ being a Christian… to see if it works for you!

A Christian is a follower of Christ.  Being a Christian, you are not participating in “Christianity’ as Christianity is construed as a form of Religion. As a Follow of Christ, we are not a member of a religious group.  A Christian is a Child of God, as said …

Galatians 3:26
So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith,

Commentary:

1) To be in Fellowship with others,

2) Bringing the Good News to many,

3) Reaching out to others; we are privileged to serve our eternal sovereign God, and HE is faithful, and we can count on Him knowing that he is our Redeemer.

Reflecting back to the time when the Apostle Paul was imprisoned and taken before Felix the Governor. Paul spoke in his own defense of the charges against him, he made a frank confession of his faith in God, and how He was struck down on the road to Damascus and came to be a servant of Jesus his Lord. Felix heart was evidently touched by Paul’s statement, to the extent that Felix commanded his centurion to free Paul. But a few days later he ordered his unique prisoner to come and tell him more about his faith in Christ. After Paul pointed out to Felix the judgment to come, Felix was filled with fear and sent him away saying… go and I will call you when I have a more convenient time. To Felix the love of power, money, worldly lust, and pleasure had hardened his heart, and he did not repent when Paul told him about the Good News of Christ’ Salvation.

Many of us are like Felix, and we feel that the need to know our Lord and to accept His Grace is something we can do in a timely manner.

Unfortunately, none of us knows the future. In real life…  We tend to place the most important thing that we will ever own on a lesser value, this is our Soul, our actual being, that will live on forever. We place this at risk by not having the Assurance of the Redemption by our Lord that assures Life-Everlasting in a Place of Splendor.

The statement of a man who lost his wife, he responded to his friend that said…”I am sorry to hear that you lost your wife”, His reply? “Oh, I haven’t lost her, I know exactly where she is!”  This assertive response can only come from the follower of Jesus Christ; because we have the assurance that when we die, we will immediately be with our Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8

Text:                Ephesians 1: 10, 2:18, 3: 6, 10:12

2: 18 For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father. The common unified message is that We are Redeemed and are made Heirs in Jesus our Lord.

No appointment necessary, come as you are… make the most important move you will ever make in your life… take the step of Faith now. Just say search me O God…

Psalm 139: Search me, God, and know my heart;
     test me and know my anxious thoughts.
     See if there is any offensive way in me,
     and lead me in the way everlasting.

Ephesians 3: 20-21

20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Redeemer and our Eternal God in One of Your Holy Trinity, we are privileged to be called Children of God through Faith.  Lord Jesus in You we trust and in You we are Redeemed by Your Crucifixion and Your Divine Resurrection. Lord we thank You for coming and for Your Grace that will guide our Visitors and us as we look to You today for Your guidance, we pray in Your Holy name Lord Jesus, to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uwYIbcXPt4&list=RD4uwYIbcXPt4&start_radio=1

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1s_c9mu-QU&t=1202s

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX742-NmARg&list=PLnGTgBkPer6T8oBtnS5cVdc2-grnPS9_z

 



Topics for Week of January 11th, Thru 17th, 2021


Monday: January 11th, 2021

The homeless population in the USA is over half a million with 50% living on the streets of California and the remainder in cities like, Washington DC, Boston, New York.

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Tuesday: January 12th, 2021

Who want to do the “Global Reset”? What are their plans? Who will benefit? The intent of those who  want to control the currency, commence and the population? Wil this ever be? Hope not…

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Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Gaining the world and losing  one’s soul.

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Thursday January 14th, 2021

What worked… no longer works, retail, restaurant, and  cinemas are closing many permanently.  Churches are also experiencing closures. For churches we have solutions. Read more.

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Friday January 15. 2021

All the self-help books, motivational seminars, are they helpful? Yes, but without hope and faith in God, nothing works.

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Saturday January 16, 2021

What can we do to help?

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Sunday January 17, 2021

Counting our blessing one by one…

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DAILY DEVOTIONALS

DAILY DEVOTIONALS

Sunday January 17, 2021 

Counting our blessing one by one… 

Instead of a divided country, as we see in the current event of the political landscape, we should be counting our blessings.  

The Pandemic contributed to the challenges of the citizens, but some politicians instead of solving the problem they are opposing the progress and using it to bolster their political base. 

Unfortunately, followers of one party do not stop to analyze the political intent of their party leaders.  

So, today we should stop and know that actions speak louder than word.  Give credit to where it is due. Stop and Praise the Lord that He is in charge and Greater is He in us that the politicians and their intent. 

Rely on the Lord, always; His Providence prevails, and It is ready to be received... 

What is God’s Providence? To some it may be the things that we are surrounded with, the things that He has provided for our daily lives.  But God’s Providence goes much further, it is the something that money cannot purchase. 

The Providence of the Lord is greater that the anything we can imagine.   

Remember Jesus said… All your needs will be met. Be patient do not do what Sara did. 

Thoughts for the day: God’s timeline is His, our timeline are usually flawed, and God knows what’s best for us all. 

Text: “The battle is not yours, but God’s. … Stand still and see the salvation of the Lord, who is with you, O Judah, and Jerusalem! Do not fear or be dismayed.   2 Chronicles 20:15, 17.”  

Commentary:    The lesson is being patient and wait on the Lord…  

God’s Covenant will never pass away, and His assurance in Chronicles and in Deuteronomy must be remembered and respected. And for us Gentiles, God made it clear in Romans 8:31-39 More Than Conquerors 

31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?  

37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. 

This “Priceless’ Gift is the gift that as Jesus said… John 14:2-3 (NKJV)  
2. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. John 14:1-3 (in Context) 

 

Prayer: 

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come… Lord Jesus thank you today for making us Joint heirs in You to Your Father’s Kingdom.  Lord we are privileged to serve You and Lord bless our Visitors and grant us Your Providence as we lay up treasures in Heaven knowing that You Lord Jesus will be our rewards. In Your Holy Name Lord Jesus, we pray… Amen. 

Praise:  

 





Saturday January 16, 2021

What can we do to help? The traditional greeting of…

Greeting someone by asking ‘Hi, how are you? and the person respond by saying the same. What have they accomplished?  Back when I first met my 94-year old neighbor, he said, Hi, I am your neighbor and is there anything I can do for you? Now, that is a heart felt greeting.

The intersections are commanded by pan handlers. And some are professional beggars, not to judge anyone, but observing someone parking his car a half block away and preparing to parade around with his sign of… I am hungry, and ending with the statement of ‘God Bless’  This gig has been worn out and more motorist are ignoring them.

Before we go on, many are truly homeless and in need of assistance,  by there are some…

And how many are secret millionaires just waiting to be exposed?

We have all heard the stories of panhandlers making hundreds of dollars in just a few hours. With a particularly bombastic storyteller, the number could even be in the thousands.

Usually, at the end of these stories, the panhandler drives back to his palatial home in a fancy car. Or, she removes her fake pregnant belly, lights up a cigarette, and gets into a car that picks her up.

While there’s a grain of truth in every story – in this case, that not every panhandler is homeless or even lacking for money.

Carrying a sign around is not begging, it is advertising, coming up to you and asking is begging, and when asked, one must give.

Luke 16:19-21

New International Version

The Rich Man and Lazarus

19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.

22 “The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and was buried. 23 In Hades, where he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus by his side. 24 So he called to him, ‘Father Abraham, have pity on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this fire.’

25 “But Abraham replied, ‘Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, while Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here and you are in agony. 26 And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been set in place, so that those who want to go from here to you cannot, nor can anyone cross over from there to us.’

27 “He answered, ‘Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my family, 28 for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they will not also come to this place of torment.’

29 “Abraham replied, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them listen to them.’

30 “‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’

31 “He said to him, ‘If they do not listen to Moses and the Prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone rises from the dead.’”

Father in Heaven… Thanks you Lord Jesus for Your Divine Grace. Lord we seek Your blessings on our Visitors and us all as we go in faith starting this new week. Lord thank You for leveling the mountains and straightening our pathways. In Your Holy Name we pray, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forever… Amen.

Praise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfvs4qC6Zjo



Friday January 15. 2021

All the self-help books, motivational seminars, are they helpful? Yes, but without hope and faith in God, nothing works.

Coming to Jesus like a Child-like Faith is all He asked. 
Matthew 18:3

And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Factoid… While we live in what is known as the United States of America, yet it is a very divided country. We need to lead from the Lord’s creation…

The wonder of our Lord’s creation never ceases to amaze us, even the Locust fly in formation and will not wander from their ranks. This is why when they invade a field, they can eat the crop down in one swoop eating away a swath of vegetation. To think that these wild insects being so small but with a sense of order; they do not break ranks nor crowd each others, they work as a team.  Christian should adopt the order of God’s smallest insects, just like the Ants they are governed by hierarchy, and are very industrious, the leaf-cutting ants are an example of performing large-scale feats as they carry a leaf at least a hundred times their size.

Mark 10:15

Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.”

1 Corinthians 13:11

When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.

Luke 20:36 In Context 

and they can no longer die; for they are like the angels. They are God’s children, since they are children of the resurrection.

Yes, we are children of the Resurrection, through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.

There many self-help books on the ‘How to’

Here are a few…
Radically Happy
Declutter your mind.
The Gift of Forgiveness.

The Think and Grow Rich series by Napoleon Hill… Think and Grow Rich condenses them, providing the reader with 14 principles in the form of a "Philosophy of Achievement" The book asserts that desire, faith, and persistence can propel one to great heights if one can suppress negative thoughts and focus on long-term goals.

The 14 "Principles" listed in the book are:

  1. Thoughts are things.
  2. Desire
  3. Faith
  4. Autosuggestion
  5. Specialized Knowledge
  6. Imagination
  7. Organized Planning
  8. Decision
  9. Persistence

10. Power of the Master Mind

11. The Mystery of Sex Transmutation

12. The Subconscious Mind

13. The Brain

14. The Sixth Sense

There are several courses created from the Think and Grow Rich content and principles. Earl Nightingale co-created with Napoleon Hill a 30-minute audio summary of the book, titled "Think and Grow Rich: Instant Motivator".

While we have a host of self-help books, God gave us these keys to life… Jesus gave us these key pointers:

Matthew 6:33-34 New International Version

33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

In this passage of Scripture given by Jesus… all of what we need to know are outlined.  The theme of Jesus’ teaching is to Know Him, then with Him, there is no need to worry and  all our needs are met through His Grace.

The Word of the Lord is His Gift to us with authority, Power and are to be experienced not imagined. Because…

John 14:7

If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.”

Romans 5:2

through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:9

Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!

Romans 5:11

Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.

What a Privilege our Lord has given you… Praise Him.

Prayer: Lord Jesus because of Your Grace, Your Love and Your Divine Redemption,  we are able to come through Your Righteousness to the Father. Lord bless our Visitors and take our burdens away as we shall not worry as Youi said, seek You first. Precious Savior, Jesus Messiah, come soon as we look to that day when we shall see You as You are. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3o3DiMVdOI&list=RDO3o3DiMVdOI#t=0

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGzyNyFnt1Y

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJBwf-hIS7k&list=RDlJBwf-hIS7k#t=3




Thursday January 14th, 2021

What worked… no longer works, retail, restaurant, and  cinemas are closing many permanently.  Churches are also experiencing closures. For churches we have solutions. Read more.

The Casinos are opened, but the Churches were banned from congregating, singing, and worshipping until the Supreme Court ordered the ban to be lifted.

For churches there is a solution to hold real services and not the ‘Virtual’ service. Church may install a Low-Power Broadcast radio station for under $300, Church goers can now drive up to the parking lot and tune into the Service. This will be more than the ‘Virtual’ internet services, as the attendance is at the Church parking lot that will constitute ‘the Body of Christ.

Being saved is like flying first-class. Have you ever flown First-Class? Some may say, this is a snobbish category of flyers… But there are distinct advantages flying in the forward cabin, such as:

  • First to board
  • Sitting in the front rows not after all the noise and the person coughing ahead of you
  • Getting on board first to access the overhead bins.
  • And also, first to leave the plane.

Why are we not our own?  The Bible said we are not our own; just as it is said “I chose you so that you might bear fruit, and these fruits will ‘Last’ and being His whatever we ask in His name He (Our Father ) will give us.  We are His to bring others to Him, the use of ‘Fruit’ is a metaphor of bringing others to Christ.

The Bible lays out the same scenario as a first-class ticket… Because our Lord said… Romans 8:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

Life Through the Spirit

Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you[a] free from the law of sin and death.

This means that those in Christ will not be waiting in line for the Judgment, just like the First-Class amenities, we will have priority boarding because our Lord said, where He is there will those who are in Him.

Keynote: Ephesians 1:7  New King James Version (NKJV)

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.

Matthew 5:48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 5:47-48 (in Context) Matthew 5 (Whole Chapter).

Acts 3:19 19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.

To know Christ… Repent (Turn from your sins) and by faith receive Jesus Christ into your heart and life and follow Him in obedience as your Lord and Savior.

Pray this prayer of Commitment: Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name I pray Lord Jesus… Amen.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord Jesus as we acknowledge Your Sovereignty and Your Eminence on the Throne of Righteousness,  Your Word said, that You Lord Jesus is the only Mediator between man and the Father.  Lord we thank You for receiving us as we give You our praises. Lord, bless what is presented for Your Glory Lord, and we extend Your invitation by revealing the Good News of Your Salvation. Bless our Visitors, and let Your Grace be upon each one as we pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3xlq2L0hcs&list=RDD3xlq2L0hcs#t=12

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLEw-323FcY

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLvnEe8eLIE

Please tell your friends of this website, and our Spanish site: www.buenasbuevassiempre.com and’ our Mandarin Chinese site www.heavenlybridge.com 



Wednesday January 13th, 2021

Gaining the world and losing one’s soul?

Jesus asked this question as recorded in the three Gospels of…
Matthew 16:26

What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?

 Mark 8:36

What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?

  Luke 9:25

What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit their very self?

The answer was also given by Jesus as He spoke of the rich man and the beggar Lazarus.

Luke 16:19 The Rich Man and Lazarus In Context |

“There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived-in luxury every day.

Our life here on earth is like the Journey in the wilderness to Canaan, the trip will appear to be long, but He will carry us through and point us to His Promised Land.

“You do not have to know the road; be sure you know the Guide.”

Text: Isaiah 30:21  (NKJV)

21 Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying,

“This is the way, walk in it,”

Whenever you turn to the right hand

Or whenever you turn to the left.

Commentary: Our Lord disclosed many things, including His promised of His Divine Guidance… (Isaiah 30:21); we know the one who is the Way himself (John 14:4-6).

John 14:4-6 (NKJV)

4 And where I go you know, and the way you know.”

5 Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know where You are going, and how can we know the way?”

6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Our Lord offered His Divine Providence and described what will be waiting for us at the end of the journey.  He even bought us at a price, se we are not our own.  He described us as chosen ones…. As the Scripture said, for we are a chosen generation…. 1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

1 Corinthians 6:20

For you were bought at a price; therefore, glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.

Jesus knew our depth of belief, so He made it quite simple by saying… A simple sermon for seeking souls.

“Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Romans 10:13

Suggested Further Reading: Ecclesiastes 5:1-7.

For meditation: “God be merciful to me a sinner” was Christ’s description of a man calling upon God and being justified (Luke 18:13,14). Any insistence on special experiences and strange happenings is an evidence of having departed from Christ, the head of the church (Colossians 2:18,19).

Grace is by God’s Declaration… Believe it, Grace is what bought  & Redeemed you…

What is Grace?

"THE GRACE OF GOD" ... So, grace is favor, "unmerited favor." Salvation by Grace. Grace is, therefore, God's unmerited favor - His goodness toward those who have no claim on, nor reason to expect, divine favor. The principal manifestation of God's grace has been in the form of a gift.

Do we deserve Grace? No, we cannot earn it nor purchase it. Yes, you may be able to purchase an extension to an obligation, such as a note. But the note is still an obligation. But God’s Grace is a cancellation of the debt.

Praise Jesus for His mercies…

Prayer… Lord let me be humble and by brotherly love not pre-judge anyone, as You said let it be done on Earth as it is in Heaven; therefore, Lord use me and let Your Kingdom be broadened and grant our audience who seek You Lord Your Peace, as Your Said Lord...” You will never leave us nor forsake us”, To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore, in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus we pray… Amen.

Praise:

English:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ww6c0wdIM4

Spanish:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhPdS_ZUKg8&list=RDbhPdS_ZUKg8&start_radio=1&t=11

Chinese:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9A3j1ySMA4&list=RDW9A3j1ySMA4&start_radio=1



Tuesday: January 12th, 2021

Who want to do the “Global Reset”? What are their plans? Who will benefit? The intent of those who  want to control the currency, commence and the population? Will this ever be? Hope not…

These are the rhetoric’s that were proved wrong…

The Sun never set on the British Empire?  Today,  The British empire now consists of 13 territories that all are virtual nonessentials assets.

Marxism… We will surround America and it will fall. A statement that will never be realized…

Because we know this.

First, we will take Eastern Europe, then the masses of Asia. We will encircle the last bastion of capitalism, the United States of America. We will not need to fight. It will fall as a ripe fruit into our hands.” (Vladimir Ilyich Lenin)

The danger of Lenin’s mission… When a nation turns away from God, and evil forces seize control, influenced by external forces, the cire becomes rotten.  Many nations are experiencing this. 

The Forbes’ ® List of Billionaires needs to be disbanded. Why? Those who have amassed billions, do they need to move up the roster? Will the next Stock Market correction humble a few of these ultra-rich?  One thing for sure… whatever goes up must comes down. And for every action these is a reaction.

We are not against being wealthy,  but wealth when fused with ‘Power’ these two elements usually produced a prideful self-serving appetite to control others.

So, place your trust in God, as the old adage says… In God we Trust, and all others pay cash… This is so wrong, as trusting in God we have the opportunity of using our wealth to help others.

So, whoever wants to do the Global Re-Set, this is still superficial as such a reset will still be the same ole’ thing.

But, in the twinkling of an eye, things will change, and we shall be transformed…

1 Corinthians 15:52

in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.

We do not have to wait to be changed, we can do this right now…

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here.

Romans 10:13

for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” In Context |

The most precious is Peace… What is a world without Peace? We already have it.

God can make it right.  So, pray for this.

Philippians 4:7 [Full Chapter]

and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

The mystery of the Holy Spirit revealed.

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Receive the Joy of the Lord in the Holy Spirit

Romans 14:17

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Jesus in the Holy Trinity is the God of Peace…

Romans 15:33

Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.

Be victorious in Christ, be a victor and not a victim, for the Power and Grace of our Lord Jesus is greater in us than the evil one.

Romans 16:20  And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.

His Promise:

Hebrews 7:25
Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father…  we are privileged to come as our Lord Jesus intercedes for us. Lord, we pray for our Visitors and we ask that Your will be done so that You may heal our land. we pray for the foreign interference be stopped, purge the evil doers. Lord we pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus, to You is the Power and the Glory now and Forevermore… Amen.

Praise

Praise:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7o-mfbvTshw&list=RD7o-mfbvTshw&start_radio=1&t=7

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCuViMF1Xac

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw-dEMIMJJc&list=PL5DA6


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Monday: January 11th, 2021

The homeless population in the USA is over half a million with 50% living on the streets of California and the remainder in cities like, Washington DC, Boston, New York.

The Pacific Garden Mission… Since 1877, Pacific Garden Mission has fed multitudes of hungry and hurting people. Today we embrace men, women, and children experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Jesus Christ.  Connect with:  https://www.pgm.org/.

To learn more about the work of this caring ministry and hear some of the stories of transformed lives… go to: https://www.pgm.org/who-we-are/news-and-media/unshackled/

Listen to UNSHACKLED! daily radio broadcasts with Pacific Garden Mission ... Your favorite Pacific Garden Mission messages, ministry radio programs, ... award-winning radio drama from Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago, grips the heart ... to the "Old Lighthouse" seeking food, shelter, clothing, medical, and dental care.

Miami Rescue Mission - MinistryWatch.com

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Since 1922 the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers, The Caring Place, has served the homeless and needy of South Florida. Our Broward ...

The DREAM CENTER- Los Angeles, CA

https://www.linkedin.com/company/los-angeles-dream-center/

Founded in 1994, The Dream Center is a volunteer-driven organization that finds and fills the needs of over 40,000 individuals and families each month. Our mission is to connect broken people to a community of support by providing free resources and services that address immediate and long-term needs in the areas of homelessness, hunger, poverty, addiction, abuse, education, and human trafficking. The Dream Center serves as a resource center focused on providing support to those affected by these circumstances through residential and community outreach programs.

The Hoo Family, Sponsors of GOOD NEWS Forever would also like to introduce Carrefour Supportive Housing, to which the Hoo Family enabled the first Transition housing project to be built by the conveyance of a Grant transferred to Carrefour.  This built the first of their  Supportive housing projects.

While homelessness is an issue in the USA, we may think that this is unique to countries like the USA, even in the most affluent society such as Switzerland with 8,000, China: 2.5 Million, Indonesia 3,000,000, Nigeria 24 Million, India 1.7+ Million, Germany 650,000, HAITI: 2.4 Million Jordan= Zero. United Kingdom 307,000.

The root cause of the homeless population in the USA,  it is not that funds are not provided by the Federal government, but in most instances, misuse of funds, diversion of funds, and abuse by politicians through cronyism and abuse of the system. This is not just at the social housing level. But prevailing even in our school system. Our claims are backed by a case study to which the author can testify to massive miss use of funds by politicians.

In some way we can say Mary & Joseph were homeless in Bethlehem when they were turned away from the Inn and sent to a stable. But the Glory of God shone on them, as Jesus came as Emanual.

We have seen the results of homeless individuals being regenerated and becoming successful.  Some of the homeless individuals were once industry leaders, and from all walks of lives.

What we have here is the “Missing-Link” the Missing Link is Jesus.

John 15:5

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.

Father in Heaven… Thanks you Lord Jesus for Your Divine Grace. Lord we seek Your blessings on our Visitors and us all as we go in faith starting this new week. Lord thank You for leveling the mountains and straightening our pathways. In Your Holy Name we pray, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forever… Amen.

Praise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfvs4qC6Zjo


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Topic for Week of January 4th Thru 10th, 2021

Monday January 4th, 2021

As we start a New Year, what is the Goal that you have set? Check one: Close all pending transactions, having more time for families, friends, and spreading the Joy of what Jesus endowed for us?

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Tuesday January 5th, 2021

Waiting for the right time is probably not necessary, just as Moses was waiting of the right time to cross the Red Sea, God said ‘Just do it’

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Wednesday January 6th, 2021

Things to do for the rest of the years… keep yourself hydrated, drink 8-10 glasses of water, take your vitamins, eat more leafy green vegs, Fish and fruits, lower sugar intake and exercise. Laugh a lot.

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Thursday January 7th, 2021

Without laughter there is no progress… There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie. +++

Friday January 8th, 2021

Finding what you love to do is 50% of a successful career.  Getting to do what you love to do is the big challenge, overcome the barriers… Start with Jesus.+++

Saturday January 9th, 2021

Make your days count, invest your time, not just use it, spending your time on the wrong thing is losing time. ‘Gain’ time by spending it wisely. Invest in God’s great commission, ‘He made you an Ambassador  +++

Sunday January 10th,  ng. Go to Him First, then ‘leave’ time for others.
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DAILY DEVOTIONALS

Sunday January 10th, 2021

Leaving time for Christ, is not what we should be doing. Go to Him First, then ‘leave’ time for others.

Remember our Lord gets the First Fruit, and do not keep the Lord waiting.

Often times at church service will begin a little late as there are late comers.  We must value the opportunity of coming in the presence of the Lord. Just like attending a function that the keynote speaker would be the president of a celebrity; in that instance most people would be on time or arriving early.

The traditional Rose Bowl parade in Pasadena, California will have 70,000 spectators seated before the commencement at 8 AM.  Unfortunately, this year the Tournament of Roses is cancelled due to Covid-19.

So, coming to service 16 minutes late should be adjusted as the Sunday morning services are the most important event of the day, and Jesus is the Preeminent head of the event.

We are to ‘give’ the time to the Lord, not ‘leaving’ time for Him.  If there was an invitation to have supper at the Whitehouse with the president, surely, we all would be on time as requested. So, attending church and having the Lord’s Supper that is more important than the Whitehouse dinner.

These are some of what we consider to be conduct as proper protocol in coming in the presence of the Father, and thanking our Lord in His Name…

Most prayers will proceed without acknowledging Jesus as our Mediator, as He Jesus said that whenever we gather in prayers, He is in the Midst. And as such, when ending our prayers, if is more appropriate to say “IN YOUR NAME” we Pray Lord Jesus, which is recognizing that He is present. The traditional ending of an abrupt ending of …’In Jesus name we pray’ is like saying He Jesus is not a part of the Prayer.

In writing a letter there is a ‘Salutation’  of ‘Dear so and so’, then there is an acknowledgement of the reader’s reading the letter and then there is an ending of thanking the reader and confirmation of our sincerely, etc. So, just like our letters, our prayers should be with…  Salutation, Praise & appreciation and expression of our Faith.

John 14:6

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Luke 4:8

Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.”

Luke 4:12

Jesus answered, “It is said: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.”

Romans 5:10-12

New International Version

10 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! 11 Not only is this so, but we also boast in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.

Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ…

12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way, death came to all people, because all sinned— Jesus said…

No one comes to the Father without Him…. So, when we pray, He is in our Midst. There are no One to One Prayers, all prayers are made to God the Father in the Trinity.  Jesus is ‘One’ with the Father as God in the Trinity.  Jesus is our Triune God of Father Son and Holy Spirit.

Jeremiah 17: 7-8 Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord... He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream... Its leaves are always green, and it never fails to bear fruit" (17:7-8).

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord Jesus because of Your Divine Redemption we are privileges to come in the Holy Presence of our Father.  Father we thank You for our Redeemer Jesus. Messiah Whom You gave Him a place above all. Lord Jesus You are supreme and today we acknowledge You and worship You as it is by Your Grace that we are saved. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us all Your Divine Providence as we go in Faith. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-hvI1nbS80&list=RDp-hvI1nbS80&start_radio=1

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcc4IcEfutk&t=26s

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwNKFtfdo3U



Saturday January 9th, 2021

Make your days count, invest your time, not just use it, spending your time on the wrong thing is losing time. ‘Gain’ time by spending it wisely. Invest in God’s great commission, ‘He made you an Ambassador’.

Time spent cannot be redeemed.  Time is like our words.

Words… once spoken cannot be recalled, you can recall a car, but not words.

Some Words spoken is like a spent bullet, it is fired and does damage.

Word of Praise is like a poem, delivered in harmony and instead of damages, it heals the wound and calms the soul.

Word are expressions of our intention, and our intent should be good, and our expression should be of giving thanks to the Lord.

Today, as we express our gratitude to our Lord, we can come to Jesus without an appointment. This, we cannot do in the case of going to the dentist, the doctor, or even to service your car, you need an appointment.  But, when it comes to church, there is no need for an appointment, and right now we can impromptu go to the Lord at any time.

Psalm 37:4 [Full Chapter]

Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.

What is the secret here? The ‘desires of the heart could be a lot of things, a big house, a luxury car, etc., could these be part of God’s supply? Maybe, all good things are from Him.

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.

2 Corinthians 9:8 In Context 

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.

What did we just read?

God will make His Grace flow freely upon you,  will you ‘Always’ have full sufficiency of all things in abundance? Yes, God did say this. But the caveat is… all in abundance for the good work that He has commissioned us to do.

As we seek the Lord, let us remember…

Romans 11: 33-36

33 Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out!

34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord?
Or who has become His counselor?”
35 “Or who has first given to Him
And it shall be repaid to him?”

36 For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen.


Matthew 6:33
 [Full Chapter]

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. (As well)

Prayer:

Father in Heaven, we pray in Jesus Name. Lord Jesus as You are in our midst, we acknowledge Your Holy Presence and give You Praises and thank You for interceding for us. Lord bless us and our Visitors as we go in Faith knowing that You said, You will supply all our needs according to Your Heavenly Riches. We thank You Lord and in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus we pray… Amen.

Praise:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUwXo0jgORI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwLHr9vNwcQ

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3V2lj3mRco

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Friday January 8th, 2021

Finding what you love to do is 50% of a successful career.  Getting to do what you love to do is the big challenge, overcome the barriers… Start with Jesus.

We can modify the genes, breed hybrid plants, as our quest to produce a disease resistance plants, we have GMO etc. but, without God’s creation we have nothing. Without water, seed stocks, etc., we  have nothing to build on. 

Finding what we love to do could be defined as ‘Do-Nothing’ but this this accomplishes ‘zero’, so we set goals and implement this by a plan that requires resources, action and doing the right things.

Luck is just a notion of getting a favorable result from the endeavors, the success of the endeavor will be accomplished by preparedness, execution, and follow-through to derive the benefits of the project. To this end it is not ‘Luck’ it is where being prepared meeting the opportunity.

Success is an excellent end result, but when success yields to Pride, this is the new beginning that will not end well.

The Bible tells us of successful leaders, some got there through devious means, even murder, corruption, and abuse of power. Maybe this is a description of former kings…

Judges 9:

In Judges 9, we learn of the tyranny of Abimelech, who gained power by committing murder. God had not called him to a position of leadership. His carnal ambition and lust for power were his only call. He surrounded himself with a group of scoundrels who hastened his downfall.

History gives us examples of leaders of nations in our own century who have milked the economy instead of building it, stolen from the people and sent the money to the proverbial Swiss bank account. When things begin to crumble economically and politically, the leader gets in his private jet and flees to another country where he lives in comfort.

The global scene is changing, the quest and mission of Marxism is still alive, and communism by any other name is just a repackaging as their symbol which is still the Hammer and the sickle. So, as we consume 85% of what communist China produces, are we supporting their cause? The answer is yes.

Shopping for vitamin supplements, most labels do not disclose the source of origin, why? Probably it is made in China, so these are the ones that is passed over today. A great labeling to move product is to have “NOT MADE IN CHINA” in bold prints. COVID-19 was the kiss of death for China made supplements.

Today, in the USA we are energy independent, food sufficient, but yet 80+-% of vitamins are from china.

Is it because they can make it better? Certainly not, but they can make it cheaper by less regulations and sourcing the raw materials from sources that are not regulated. By short cutting the manufacturing process, eliminate many inspections and approval processes, this produces a riskier product.

 So, our devotional today is more a blog. But the core issue of achieving success through deception is caused by the lack of God in their intent. One thing we must never do is to envy those that got there by deception and frauds.

The fruits of deception end with an evil ending…

Hosea 10:12-14 New International Version

12 Sow righteousness for yourselves,
    reap the fruit of unfailing love,
and break up your unplowed ground;
    for it is time to seek the Lord,
until he comes
    and showers his righteousness on you.
13 But you have planted wickedness,
    you have reaped evil,
    you have eaten the fruit of deception.
Because you have depended on your own strength
    and on your many warriors,
14 the roar of battle will rise against your people,
    so that all your fortresses will be devastated—
as Shalman devastated Beth Arbel on the day of battle,
    when mothers were dashed to the ground with their children.

Praise the Lord for His mercies and His assurance that…

Philippians 1:20

I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.

2 Timothy 1:8

So, do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me his prisoner. Rather, join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God.

Praise the Lord…

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and savior we come. Lord Jesus as You are at the right hand of the Father, we thank You for Your Divine Grace and Your Redemption.  Lord bless our Visitors and us all as we seek Your Divine Blessings on us all. To You Lord Jesus is the power and the Glory now and forevermore. Amen

Praise:              

English:              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoqIi0schMA

Spanish:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mnpw86N-eqI&list=RDEIoUd41Et4U&index=2

Chinese:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ed04E1KjYOI&list=RDEd04E1KjYOI#t=18





Thursday January 7th, 2021

Without laughter there is no progress… There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie. 

Laugh and Laughter is mentioned in the bible a total of 48 times. Sarah laughed as the Lord said she would bear a son.

Good News -His Faithfulness: The Word Becomes Flesh

John 1: 14-18

14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 John bore witness of Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me is preferred before me, for He was before me.’”

16 And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. 17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 18 No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.

The ‘WORD’ which is as spoken by God, when He said…Let there be Light; Jesus is the Light of the World (The world being us His Creation) Earth is just a planet, just like our bodies are just a ‘Tent’ housing the Spirit from God, as it is said we are a living—temple. We are made in His likeness and being in the Likeness of God, we never die, we are eternal, as we read when Jesus said… Father receive my Spirit, and as Stephen said Jesus receive my Spirit.  We will in Spirit transition to a place that is eternal.

EVENING:

And this is a choice that we must make… so the question is choosing whom you will serve.

Joshua 24:15 New King James Version (NKJV)

15 And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Paul said in 2nd Corinthians 12: 9 And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. 10 Therefore I am well content with weaknesses,

Matthew 5:  21-27

True and False Disciples- 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and, in your name, perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’

Brothers and Sisters, Friends let us come to Christ and in simple Faith like a Child that trust the parents, let us be still and know that Jesus our Redeemer is God, let us Praise Him for His Love, His Grace and His Redemption that gave us Life-everlasting.  Let us also know that Jesus is the same Yesterday and Today and He is eternal, and we can come to Him boldly as He said… “Come unto me” as Children of the Most High, we can be wise and lay up treasures in Heaven and build on the ROCK. Because He is the Solid Rock.

Prayer: Father in Heaven we thank you in Jesus our Lord and savior who Redeemed us and placed us on the Solid Rock. Lord today be with us and our Visitors and grant us Your Divine Grace as we go with Your Peace. Thank You Lord for Your faithfulness as we ask Your Blessings and Your Providence on our Visitors and us all. In Your Holy Name Lord Jesus, we Pray and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoPyLcY6Zv4&list=UUjAC1YXOczttKTi5Nk_KLgQ

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0T_VdYcyg&list=RDwh0T_VdYcyg#t=5

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m7tsb7JEgQ

Special request:  Please refer a friend to visit this site. You will be helping to spread the Good News of our Lord and the angels will celebrate with joy for every sinner that comes to our Lord Jesus…. Praise God that you have this privilege today. God Bless you.



Wednesday January 6th, 2021

Things to do for the rest of the years… keep yourself hydrated, drink 8-10 glasses of water, take your vitamins, eat more leafy green vegetables , Fish and fruits, lower sugar intake and exercise. Laugh a lot.

Lots of sleep is important … are we doing them to be healthy? Most of us maybe doing some of the above but nothing less than following the advice will get the result needed for a healthy lifestyle.

Just as we need to maintain the routine, we need to come to the Lord, but not in a ‘Routine’ manner. To come to the Lord  ritualistically without the Spiritual experience there would be no relationship being created.

Text:    Hebrews 11:1
[Faith in Action] Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
Hebrews 11:1-3 (in Context) Hebrews 11 (Whole Chapter)

Theme:  He is Faithful…. John 3: 16 is probably the first scripture verse that we would learn in Sunday’s school… ‘For God so loved the world’, this short verse is so complete in a ‘Story of God’s Love and His Assurance.  Yet the simplicity of this ‘One-liner’ may have saved more sinners those other verses in the bible. Just like the favorite chorus… ‘Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so’-

Jesus said we are to come to him with the faith of a child.  A child’s trust is such an act of innocence; this is how the Savior said we are to approach Him.  During our Lord’s 33 years on earth, His walk with the Disciples were always on friendly cordial terms, no time ever did our Lord placed them in a ‘Me’ – ‘they’ situation, He referred to them as ‘Friends’ and as Joint Heirs, the human trace of ‘Familiarity breeds contempt’ has always been with us humans, but we must remind ourselves that Jesus is Supreme, and is God in One, and no one has ever seen God, except Him, and as Jesus said, “If you have seen me you have seen the Father”

Psalm 33:4
For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.

To receive His Peace, come to Christ today, just as you are…

To know Christ:  Repent (Turn from your sins) and by faith receive Jesus Christ into your heart and life and follow Him in obedience as your Lord and Savior.

Pray this prayer of Commitment: Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name, I pray Lord Jesus… Amen.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus name we come, Lord Jesus today as we seek Your Guidance and Your divine Providence in our lives, Lord let us be led by Your Holy Spirit.  Lord we look to that day in Faith, when You appear, we shall see You as You are, and we shall be transformed in the twinkling of an eye. Lord Your Word said, In You dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, and we are complete in You Lord Jesus, and You are the head of all principalities and Power. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us all Your favors as we pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

Praise:

English:             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x2IpLSfqp8&list=RD7x2IpLSfqp8

Spanish:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YVfEZat5xQ&list=PL8339F46939E98782

Chinese:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcEwLmR78jQ&list=RDFcEwLmR78jQ



Tuesday January 5th, 2021

Waiting for the right time is probably not necessary, just as Moses was waiting of the right time to cross the Red Sea, God said ‘Just do it’

In life there are more opportunities than adversities, why? Because we sometimes ignore the opportunity, keep asking…

Are we too busy dealing with the challenges of life’s daily demands so that we are missing the opportunities?

Just go… Stop asking.  God told Moses to go… Stop asking, go and lead your people

Thoughts for the day:  Know when to Pray and when to move and carry out the mission

Text: Exodus 14: 13 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. 14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still.”

Commentary:

Our God is a God with logics, and He applies practical functions.  He parted the Red Sea for His people and He jammed the wheels of Pharaoh’s chariots. There are times when God is telling us to stop praying or stop looking and asking, why?  Because after we have made our request known we need to act on the request in

Faith knowing that whatever we ask in His Name, He will grant.

1 John 5:15

And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

1 John 5:14-16 (in Context) 1 John 5 (Whole Chapter)

Just like when Moses was looking to God in: Exodus 14: 15-16 New International Version (NIV)

15 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to me? Tell the Israelites to move on. 16 Raise your staff and stretch out your hand over the sea to divide the water so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground.

Waiting around is not what Jesus did. He was constantly on the move, by age Twelve He was already full of knowledge from His Father. We saw Him in the Synagogue questioning and answering the elders with authority, we saw Him over-turning the tables of the money changers in the Temple, and we saw Him healing many.

Jesus made things happen… He was not waiting for things to ‘happen’ He was proactive when He healed the Blind on the Sabbath. He willingly went to the Cross and He came back alive and spent 40 days with His disciples. 

Good News -His Faithfulness:

His plan for us is already laid, all we have to do is in Faith Trust Him.   No Due Diligence needed here because His Grace is given to us. Remember Grace is ‘Undeserved’, and it is by His Grace that we can have what Jesus offered…A Life and more Abundantly endowed by our Lord. We are His, as He purchased us at a price, and He lives in us.

So, let us do our due diligence in charting our future. In Christ He is our Sovereign God in One of the Holy Trinity, we can trust Him, He is the incomparable Lord, and Jesus is our Redeemer.
There is one Mediator between man and God, and He is Christ Jesus
Jesus is Sovereign & Eternal
Our Lord Jesus was there from the beginning of it all
Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever.
We are made Joint-Heirs in Jesus to His Kingdom
We are saved by Grace and not of anything we do
His Blood of Atonement is the Seal of His Redemption
He went to prepare a place for us, and.
Jesus said He will return and those in Christ will be with Him forever

    Rejoice with Joy today knowing that the future is bright, because He Jesus is the Bright Morning Star, He is the Beginning and the End, and His ending is the beginning of what we refer to as; ‘The Best is yet to come’

    Principle: Our Redeemer lives…  Rejoice for He chose us.  Have Victory in Christ Jesus He is Faithful forever.

    Good News:

    Coming to the Lord:

    Lord today as I accept Your Peace, I will not fear what man can do, as You have provided Your Armor…

    EVENING:

    Note: Our place in Heaven is endowed by our Lord Jesus who said… John 14:3And “if” I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. John 14:2-4 (in Context) John 14 (Whole Chapter)

    Conclusion:

    Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord Jesus because You were there from the beginning of it all, Lord you are the Great ‘I AM”, we thank You for Your Graciousness and Lord we thank You for Your divine Redemption. Lord we come in the shadow of the empty cross, but we know that were two or more are gathered, You are in our Midst… Lord thank You for sending the Holy Spirit, and let it be a ‘Day of Pentecost’ every day until You return. Lord we ask Your blessings on us all and for our many Visitors. Lord grants us Your Favors and equip us to serve as we are privileged to be a vessel for You. We pray in Your precious name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

    Praise:

    English:             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArrZ3AxdLfg&list=RDArrZ3AxdLfg#t=129

    Spanish:            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQhc-j36GI8&index=39&list=RDtvhA6Bwpg2g

    Mandarin:         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSj2sXdC1-c

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    DAILY DEVOTIONALS

    Monday January 4th, 2021

    As we start the New Year, what is the goal you have set? Set achievable goals. Set your sight on the results, seek the Lord’s guidance. Believe this…
    Mark 11:24

    Therefore, I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

    While the above is true, to get a bumper crop, we must first prepare the soil, get the seeds, and plant them, they cannot produce unless we do our part.

    We also must water and nurture the plants to bear a crop.

    So, we our goals are God endowed when we choose the end results for good. Why?

    Romans 8:28

    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.

    Let us analyze this…

    1. God works for the ‘good of those who love Him’
    2. God works for the good for…’those who have been called according to His purpose’

    So, the ‘Good’ is endowed to those who love Him, and the good will happen to those He has called for His purpose.

    Therefore, God recruited you to be in partnership with Him, as He endowed each of use…

    Philippians 4:13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

    Now knowing that all the above is what He taught us for an abundant life, let us have an intimate live with Christ, walk and talk with Him, give Him the Glory, and spread the Good News and let other know Him.

    Praise Him:

    Father in Jesus our Redeemer we come… Lord Jesus we thank You for Your Divine Grace and we ask Your blessing on our Visitors and us all. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forever… Amen.

    Praise:

    English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uwYIbcXPt4

    Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxVK4nnNz9Y

    Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d1y6iQLdLE




    Devotionals for Week of December 28th Thru January 3rd, 2021

    Monday December 28th,2020

    There should not be an ‘Aftermath’ of Christmas, the adage that every day is Christmas, is an over-used slang, but truly every day is a day for Christ.

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    Tuesday December 29th, 2020

    Approaching the end of 2020, it is amazing as we just got used to writing 2020 on the checks. So, this Friday start writing 2021.

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    Wednesday December 30th, 2020

    Entering the age of AI (Artificial Intelligence) the fanfare for this is so large, you would think this is the solutions to all problems in the universe…

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    Thursday December 31st. 2020

    New discoveries of new planets are made frequently. Do we really know what is out there?

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    Friday January 1st, 2021

    It is HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

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    Saturday January 2nd, 2021

    Things are getting more expensive… not really, it is the lower buying power of the money… This used to be called inflation. But inflation is now calculated differently so, we do not see the facts.

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    Sunday January 3rd, 2021

    Charting the future, revising the business plans, preparing for challenges, and hoping for the best. Do this by doing what is said in Matthew 6:33



                                 DAILY DEVOTIONALS                              

    Sunday January 3rd, 2021

    Charting the future, revising the business plans, preparing for challenges, and hoping for the best. Do this by doing what is said in Matthew 6:33

    Making a New year’s resolution is a promissory note to yourself that will not be repaid. These are the most frequently made resolutions:

    Exercise more
    Lose weight
    Get organized
    Learn a new skill or hobby 
    Live life to the fullest
    Save more money / spend less money
    Quit smoking
    Spend more time with family and friends
    Travel more
    10. Read more.

    If you made any of the above, revisit them in a few weeks and do a self-check.

    When the above is combined with the chores of everyday life, most of the above will be in a delinquent state. But we must remember that we have 365 days ahead to accomplish at least 50% of the list.

    As Winston Churchill said… “Never give up”

    Fortunately, Edison never gave up too…

    Thomas Edison's teachers said he was "too stupid to learn anything." He was fired from his first two jobs for being "non-productive." As an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. On the 1,200 trial he succeeded. Today we have LED bulbs, but they still use the Edison screw.

    We should revise the above list by adding Bible to the 10th item and making it number one.

    Matthew 6:33-34 gives us the God’s secret to a wonderful life…

    Matthew 6:33

    But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

    Notice, the result will be… A: these things will be given to you “As Well”? why ‘as well? Because He comes first. So, when He is Preeminent in our lives, all things work together for Good.

    And remember He gets the First Fruit…

    Giving Thanks…

    Father in Heaven, in Jesus we come… Lord Jesus because of Your Righteousness we are privileged to come inYour Holy presence. Father we give You Preeminence in our lives and seek Your Divine blessings upon our Visitors and us all as we go in faith knowing that You Lord Jesus is the Author and Finisher of our Faith. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory forevermore… Amen.

    Praise:

    180 Mins Hillsong Worship Instrumental Music 2021��Uplifting Christian Piano Music Background Nonstop - YouTube



    Saturday January 2nd, 2021

    Things are getting more expensive… not really, it is the lower buying power of the money… This used to be called inflation. But inflation is now calculated differently so, we do not see the facts.

    As we look at the global pandemic and the ‘Stimulus’ packages to which trillions are spent to keep the economy going. The aftermath of all this will certainly create a new round of inflation.  As the currency loses it buying power it takes more money to just maintain the standard of living.

    The COVID-19 Pandemic a man-made disaster has disseminated families and businesses. The introduction of the Vaccine will take some time to conquer the outbreak on a global level. So, as not to throw fuel on the fire, there is now a more contagious version of the Virus.

    While the challenges imposed by the Covid-19 outbreak, we still have the assurance of the Lord…

    The Lord Protection is given, receive it and acknowledge His care.

    Psalm 34:7 The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.

    We have the Providence of the Lord…

    Philippians 4:19

    And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

    We are empowered by our Lord…

    Philippians 4:13 In Context

    I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

    Walk in the Light…

    1 John 1:7

    But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.

    Prayer… Praise the Lord as we start this New Year with the assurance of our Lord Jesus. Lord we thank You and give You Preeminence and seek Your Divine blessings on our Visitors and us all. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

    Praise:

    English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q9fyoJ5fRM&t=943s

    Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDZ0Co8glag

    Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvXqIwtrfWM

                                               


    Friday January 1st, 2021

    It is HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021


    The Jump from 2020 to 2021 make it safely, make it by the GRACE of God…

    May the Lord bless each of our Visitors and fill our hearts with the Joy of knowing Christ and to make Him Known.

    God’s richest blessings be upon all for a wonderful 2021. With Good Health and Love of our Neighbors, as Jesus said.

    From all of us at www.Goodnewsforever.org  

    www.buenasnuevasiempre.com  & www.heavenlybrindge.com

    We wish all our Readers a Happy New year with Good Health, filled with the Providence of the Lord.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus we come. Lord Jesus by Your Righteousness we are privileged to come and give You our Praises. Lord thank You for another year of spreading the Good News. Lord bless our Visitors and bestow on us all Your Divine Providence. We thank You Lord Jesus for Your Divine Redemption. To You Lord is the Power in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus. Amen.

    Praise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WWOFubiFGw



    Thursday December 31st. 2020

    New discoveries of planets are made frequently. Do we really know what is out there? Galactic volcano, Blackholes, FRB (Radio Burst) ORC (Radio Circle). With all the research, space probes, etc. We have not yet found life, and we have yet to find Eden.

    Genesis 3:24

    After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.

    We have GPS, and Google earth can show you almost everything, but it will not find the Garden of Eden. So, the Garden of Eden is hidden in plain sight, but still unseen.

    So, when we pray and we reach out to the Lord, we must have faith, our Faith must establish that we are speaking with our Lord, and knowing that He said, that ‘when two or more are gathered in His Name, He is in our Midst’. 

    “In Jesus’ name we pray”

    Many prayers end with an abrupt ending… ‘In Jesus name we pray’; this is mention as if Jesus was not in the midst of the prayer to the Father.

    Jesus is not the 3rd Party in our Prayers.

    Jesus is not just a ‘By-stander’ He is our Mediator

    Jesus said…

    No one comes to the Father without Him…. So, when we pray, He is in our Midst. There are no One to One Prayers, all prayers are made to God the Father in the Trinity.  Jesus is ‘One’ with the Father as God in the Trinity.  Jesus is our Triune God of Father Son and Holy Spirit.

    Je 17: 7-8 Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord... He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream... Its leaves are always green, and it never fails to bear fruit" (17:7-8).

    Coming into the presence of the Father without Jesus is like breaking protocol… why? Jesus said no one come to the Father unless through Him.

    There are no One on One Prayers to the Father… why? Because Jesus said, “No one comes to the Father unless through me”

    Just like when Stephen was being stoned by the crowd, he looks up and prayed… Jesus receive my Spirit, then he saw Jesus standing at the right-hand of the Father.

    So, when we end our prayers to the Father and abruptly say…”In Jesus name we pray” are we making an inference to Jesus being absent? This is out of protocol as Jesus was present and you had to be speaking to Him as well as the Father, therefore we must say… To You Lord Jesus we pray in Your Holy Name, and to end with a salutation (just , like you would say to a friend have a great day… But Jesus is Sovereign and Eternal so ‘A Great day’ is too superficial; addressing our Lord it is more like…  to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore…  Because His Prayer (The Lord’s Prayer) ends with, ‘For Thine is the Kingdom, the Power and the Glory’… Amen,

    Lord we pray in Your Holy Name as we ask Your Blessing on our Visitors and us all. Lord bless the coming days as we enter a New Year, To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the glory forevermore. Amen.

    Praise:

    English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRVs0HikGeM

    Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEnzxpYTk_k

    Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAk36fUSSVU&list=RDMAk36fUSSVU&start_radio=1




    Wednesday December 30th, 2020

    Entering the age of AI (Artificial Intelligence) the fanfare for this is so large, you would think this is the solutions to all problems in the universe…

    Scientists may have stated that Artificial Intelligence could overtake humans. But the answer is No… the Super intelligent AI could get close to being smart enough to be on the fringe of exceeding our capacity. But it is still limited in its learning capabilities, even with the advance algorithms there will be limited advancement to make us humans obsolete.

    AI will displace many jobs, but presently it cannot negotiate a contract, especially in the trading of commodity, all of the parameters needed to frame up a deal still must be inputted to the system to allow the AI to use them to form the basis of a contract.

    Dealing with AI, it is easy to confuse it, so when you are trying to make a reservations, checking the status of a bank charge on your credit card, just ask it some stupid question and it will not comprehend it. My favorite statement is to tell the computer,” you are dumb and knows nothing”… the usual answer, let me connect you with someone who can help you.

    Recently at the Airport Kiosk I had problem finding my flight. With assistance it was located after a few tries. Some self-serv Kiosk are smarter, but when you book through a third part travel service, the method of pulling up your information are not standardized.

    As we revisit the announcement of the Birth of Jesus, it was ‘angels’ that declared the good-tidings. No Artificial Intelligence Only Divine messengers.

    Luke 2:9

    An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.

    Luke 2:10

    But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.

    Luke 2:13

    Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God, and saying…
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    “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

    So as said… Christ came to bring ‘Peace’ to those on whom ‘His’ favor rests. Are you having His Peace?

    Receive His Peace today; John 14:27

    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.

    What is all the wealth in the world but having no peace?  It is like the rich man who told his accountant that when he dies, all his money must be buried with him. So, his attorney came to the graveside, and asked the accountant…’how much money will be placed in the grave’? the accountant said about a million dollars. So, the attorney wrote a check and said, ’place this in the hole and give me the cash, he won’t know the difference’.

    So, God’s Peace through Jesus our Lord and Savior is priceless.

    Heavenly Father in Jesus we come. Lord Jesus thank You for Your Divine Grace and through You Lord we have a Peace that defies all understanding. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us all You Peace as we go in faith knowing that all things work together for Good to those who loves you. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus, to You is the Power and the Glory now and forever. Amen.

    Praise     

    English:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpHwwf61qSU&feature=related

    Spanish:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUUEk9q_hR0&list=PLC0A53609B2DD769A

    Chinese:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poD9Qz5W1qE&list=RDpoD9Qz5W1qE#t=0




    Tuesday December 29th, 2020

    Approaching the end of 2020, it is amazing as we just got used to writing 2020 on the checks. So, this Friday start writing 2021.

    Time is fleeting by at a fast clip.  Earth moves at a speed of 460 meters per second--or roughly 1,000 miles per hour, the speed is constant, but things do appear to be unfolding faster.

    Daniel 12:3-5 New International Version

    Those who are wise[a] will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever. But you, Daniel, roll up and seal the words of the scroll until the time of the end. Many will go here and there to increase knowledge.”

    Acts 2:17

    “‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.

    Matthew 24:22

    “If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.

    Mark 13:20

    “If the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom he has chosen, he has shortened them.

    As we address 2021, imagine it was just over 105 thousand weeks that Jesus came, or about 737,000 days ago

    But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. 2 Peter 3:8

    Many New Year’s resolution is being planned, the heavy campaign on the media will be weight loss programs.  Here is a good Resolution… Know Christ and make Him known.

    The adage of one thing for sure… death and taxes, no this is not true,

    as in Christ we will never die.

    Give God the Glory as we Praise our Lord Jesus for His Saving Grace…

    Prayer:

    Heavenly Father we com in Jesus our Lord and Savior. Lord Jesus we thank You for Your Saving Grace and we seek Your Divine blessings on our Visitors and us all. Grant us Your Divine Providence as You know our needs. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus… Amen.

    Praise:

    English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqBpifDpNKc&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&index=2

    Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hce-QXsbeEY&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&start_radio=1

    Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwPKxdnsGJs





    Monday December 28th,2020

    There should not be an ‘Aftermath’ of Christmas, the adage that every day is Christmas, is an over-used slang, but truly every day is a day for Christ.

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    Tuesday December 29th, 2020

    Approaching the end of 2020, it is amazing as we just got used to writing 2020 on the checks. So, this Friday start writing 2021.

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    Wednesday December 30th, 2020

    Entering the age of AI (Artificial Intelligence) the fanfare for this is so large, you would think this is the solutions to all problems in the universe…

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    Thursday December 31st. 2020

    New discoveries of new planets are made frequently. Do we really know what is out there?

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    Friday January 1st, 2021

    It is HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021

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    Saturday January 2nd, 2021

    Things are getting more expensive… not really, it is the lower buying power of the money… This used to be called inflation. But, inflation is now calculated differently so, we do not see the facts.

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    Sunday January 3rd, 2021

    Charting the future, revising the business plans, preparing for challenges, and hoping for the best. Do this by doing what is said in Matthew 6:33

    DAILY DEVOTIONALS

    Monday December 28th, 2020

    There should not be an ‘Aftermath’ of Christmas, the adage that every day is Christmas, is an over-used slang, but truly every day is a day for Christ.

    Ending the celebration of Christmas 2020. And moving on to the New Year’s celebrations of 2021…this should be somewhat unified. A celebration without Christ is like trying to take off without the captain. So therefore, there is no ‘Aftermath’ Christmas is an ongoing event.

    As the Word said… “GOD WITH US”

    Matthew 1:23

    “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). In Context |

    So, as we navigate the pathways of life, let us look to Jesus the Author and Finisher of our Faith.

    For many the use of ‘everyday is Christmas’ hopefully that their Christmas is a declaration of Christ being celebrated and not a celebration of a windfall or some successful event.

    Substituting something in lieu of Christ is making that achievement your idol. So, celebrate Christ. Make Him Preeminent and remember that He gets the First- fruit.

    Romans 11:33-36 New International Version

    Doxology

    33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and[a] knowledge of God!
        How unsearchable his judgments,
        and his paths beyond tracing out!
    34 “Who has known the mind of the Lord?
        Or who has been his counselor?”[
    b]
    35 “Who has ever given to God,
        that God should repay them?”[
    c]
    36 For from him and through him and for him are all things.
        To him be the glory forever! Amen.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come… Lord Jesus as You intercedes for us, we seek Your Divine blessing on our Visitors and us all. Lord we give You preeminence in all and knowing how unsearchable Your Judgment are… Lord we thank You for Your Divine Redemption as we seek You as the Author and Finisher of our Faith. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forever. Amen.

    Praise:

    English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfzpfqrPUDo&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&index=9

    Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hce-QXsbeEY&list=RDhce-QXsbeEY&start_radio=1

    Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7m3vR2aVjk




    Topic for Week of December 21, 2020 Thru 27th December 2020 
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    We want to Wish All our Readers
    A MERRY CHRISTMAS,

     as we thank our Lord for His Wonderful Gift of
    our Lord and Savior Jesus the Messiah.

     

    The fourth Week of Advent… 

    Monday December 21, 2020:  His Grace is sufficient to save us… God does not believe in ‘Double-Jeopardy’ 

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    Tuesday December 22, 2020 We do not like to be kept waiting… So, do not keep Jesus waiting. 

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    Wednesday December 23, 2020:  Where to find lasting Treasures? It is not in the stores, get it now… 

     

    Thursday December 24, 2020 Did you get the Message?  It is Christ for ALL… Great Joy for all people… Christ-Mas 

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    Friday December 25, 2020 Merry Christ-Mas  Because He came for the Masses 

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    Saturday December 26, 2020 The Greatest event of all time… The Birth of Jesus ‘Emanuel’ God with us… 

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    Sunday December 27th, 2016…   Going it alone, you do not have to… His Holy Spirit is always with you… 

     

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    Wishing all a Joyous Christmas...The Birth of our Saviour 2020 Years ago, Jesus my Redeemer Lives... Maurice, Publisher

     

    Devotionals for Sunday December 27, 2020 

     

    Going it alone, you do not have to… His Holy Spirit is always with you… 

     

    During the Seasons of Christmas many are lonely, missing loved ones, family members.  Thinking back of the good times should not be remorseful, it should be part-1 of your life as part-2 is where the Best is Yet to Come… 

     

    Going it alone is not necessary… so, just say “Lord Jesus I thank You for Your Grace” as His Grace is sufficient for you.  We should not be absorbed by the past as the most important moment of your life is ‘Right-Now’. In the “blink of an eye’ things can change and with Christ the change will be His Will when you ‘Go with Him’ as He said ‘Abide in Me’  

    [ The True Vine] “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.  

     

    Light is defined as… something or someone that makes vision possible… Jesus said: 

    John 12:46 I have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes in Me should not abide in darkness. 

    In Context | Full Chapter | 

     

    Jesus said this… 
    John 15:7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. 

     

    Today you are not alone,  

    John 15:9 [ Love and Joy Perfected] “As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love. 

     

    This Christmas, be still and know that He is God… Psalm 46:10 

    Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth! 

    Remain in Christ… 

    Blessed are those who dwell in Your house; They will still be praising You. Selah  

    The faithfulness of the Lord… 

    They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing,  

    The Fruit that God provides through His Divine {Providence shall BE… 

    If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand; When I awake, I am still with You. 

    So, as we look forward to a New Year, let us face the world knowing that Jesus said…  
    John 15:7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you/ 

     

    So, come to our Lord today as He said come unto Him and He will receive you and forgive you of your sin(s) and you will be a new creation in Christ. 
     

    Pray... Lord Jesus I come in Faith accepting Your gift of Salvation I choose to be alive in You by your Grace my Lord. Lord Jesus receive me as I repent of my sin and accept your great Salvation by your Blood of Atonement, and I seek Your divine guidance in my life, come into my heart, let Your Holy Spirit lives in me now and forevermore…to you Lord be the Glory... Amen.  

     

    Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus we come… Lord Jesus we thank You for Your priceless gift of Salvation and in you we have victory.  Lord today as accept Your Word of assurance that you will come again and receive us to Yourself, that where You are, we shall be also. Lord thank You for the privilege of serving You; and we thank You for our Visitors as we ask Your Divine blessings on each of us. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen. 

     

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    Devotionals for Saturday December 26, 2020 

     

    The Greatest event of all time… The Birth of Jesus ‘Emanuel’ God with us… 

     

    Focus: While Jesus came 2,020 years ago, He never used force, nor did He ever impose His Power on us.  This is the same Jesus who was with the Father on the day of Creation… 

     

    Genesis 1:2-4 New King James Version (NKJV) 

    2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was[a] on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 

    3 Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. 4 And God saw the light, that it was good; and God divided the light from the darkness. 

     

    Jesus is the Light of the world… 

    John 8:12[Full Chapter] Then Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk-in darkness but have the light of life.” 

    The Greatest Event of all times…  It is not the Greatest Story ever told… Jesus’ birth is an event. 

    Luke 2: 6 So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. 7 And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. 

     

    Glory in the Highest 

    8 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were greatly afraid.  

     

    10 Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.  

     

    11 For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. 12 And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger.” 

     

    13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying: 

    14 “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” 

     

    For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 

    This is the next great event to come… 

    Matthew 24: The Coming of the Son of Man 

    29 “Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.  

     

    30 Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. 31 And He will send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. 

     

    Jesus said… John 8:23 And He said to them, “You are from beneath; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world.  

     

    John 14:3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.  

     

    Do not be confused by Jesus’ saying ‘IF’ I go… He did go and the question of ‘If’ pertains to going for you.  Therefore, while Jesus went, if you knew Him, then He would be preparing a place for you.  

     

    Commentary: We said it once, that our Lord knows each of us by our names, but our real name is ‘Sinner’ this is why Jesus came as a man, died for our sins and through His Triumphant Resurrection we are Redeemed…   

    Our Lord is never late, and He is never impatient, He is slow to anger… just as he did in the garden of Eden when Adam and Eve went against His command, He was not rushing to kill them, He was patiently coming to Adam, and He said… Adam where are you? (He knew exactly where they were) Adam and Eve were hiding, but when they came to Him, He still loved them, He made them clothing from animal skin, (This was the first demonstration of the shedding of blood to cleanse us from sin)  

    Principle: Whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10: 13 NKJV 

     

    Prayer: Heavenly Father we come in Your Holy Presence through Jesus our Redeemer.  Lord Jesus we thank You for Your Divine Grace and through You Lord we are saved by Your Grace. Lord as we celebrate the Joy of Your Birth, Lord we can boldly say you Lord Jesus our Redeemer Lives… Be with our Visitors and grant us all Your Providence, and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen. 

     

    Praise:  

    English / Spanish / Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DlD7-TykIU&t=637s  

     

     

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    Devotionals for Christmas Day December 25th, 2020…   

     

    Merry Christmas… 

     

     2,020 years ago, the world’s calendar began, the year was 00 when our Lord was born on that Silent Night in a stable and laid in a Manger.  It is overwhelming to think that our Lord had a feeding throuf for his Cradle. 

     

    Today we share the plight and the humble setting of where the King of kings, Lord of lords was born, and reflecting on Mary’s burden giving birth in a stable. 

     

    Today we have maternity hospitals and five-star hotels, but in the year 00 there was no room at the inn for Mary and Joseph. The humble entrance of our Lord Jesus and His thirty-three years spent in this world made more impact than any other event to humankind. 

     

    Jesus came from the Father, and He is the image of the invisible God. 

     

    Colossians 1: 15-20 The Supremacy of the Son of God 

    15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  

    16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.  

    17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.  

    18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 

    19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,  

    20 and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. 

     

    It was Isaiah who wrote over 700 years before Jesus was born (2,756 years ago,) about the coming of Immanuel… 

    And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.  

     

    So today we have Christmas day… the Birth of Jesus who is no new kid on the block.  It was Jesus who was there at the beginning of the creation.  

     

    Jesus himself testified of His presence with God the Father at the beginning of it all... 

    Jesus said… John 17:5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.  

     

    Isaiah 53:5  But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. 

     

    So, today we celebrate Christmas as Jesus is the Savior for all…  And through Him we are reconciled through His blood shed on the cross. 

     

    [ Do Not Neglect Salvation] Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away.  

     

    how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him, In Context | Full Chapter | 

     

    The Bible said…’This same Jesus will return’ and one will ask… when? And we can only say that ‘Time’ is a dimension and God is the creator of it all;  the Bible said… 1 Corinthians 15:52 

    In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.  

     

    Lord Jesus thank you for coming 2,020 Years ago, to be our Redeemer, Father we thank you in Jesus our Lord and Savior.  Lord as we pause today to recognize today as the day of You coming onto this world to save us, Lord we are in Awe of Your Unconditional love for us. Lord we stand before the empty cross knowing that You have ascended to the Father and sits on the Throne of Righteous and You are our Mediator. Lord, we thank You and we affirm our Faith in You our Living Eternal God. Lord Jesus bless our visitors as we are privileged to serve You Lord and let this mission be for Your Glory Lord as we are just a vessel bearing Your Good News. Lord take this day and make is a day of remembrance of Your coming to Divinely save us. Lord we Pray in Your Matchless Name Lord Jesus, and to you is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.   

     

    Praise: 

    English /Spanish /Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWjwpiswMyc 

     

    TO ALL OUR VISITORS… WE WISH YOU ALL A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS… God Bless you all 

    From www.Goodnewsforever.org 

     

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    Devotionals for Thursday December 24, 2020  

     

    Did you get the Message?  It is Christ for ALL… Great Joy for all people… Christ-Mas 

     

    Luke 2:10New International Version (NIV) 

    10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 

     

     We keep repeating this message of Christ for the Masses… Just as   the angel declared the “Good News of Great Joy for all people” made possible by the Birth of the Savior…Jesus  

     

    John 3:16-17 New International Version (NIV) 

    16 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. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. 

     

    We are given the power of God and wisdom of God… Let us use it today to make Him known. 

    but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. 

     

    may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ,  

     

    I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,  

     

    [ Christ Crucified Is God’s Power and Wisdom] For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.  

     

    If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.  

    For we did not follow cleverly devised stories when we told you about the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ in power, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty.  

     

    Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.  

     

    For God, did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. 

    See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.  

     

    The above scripture text affirmed the love of Christ and His Covenant of Grace. 

     

    Let us Praise Him and be still and know that he is God… 

     

    Conclusion: 

    “In Jesus’ name, we pray” 

    Many prayers end with an abrupt ending… ‘In Jesus name, we pray’; this is mention as if Jesus was not amid the prayer to the Father. 

    Coming into the presence of the Father without Jesus is like breaking protocol… why? Jesus said no one come to the Father unless through Him. 

     

    So, when we end our prayers to the Father and abruptly say…” In Jesus name, we pray” are we making an inference to Jesus who is absent? This is out of protocol as Jesus was present and you had to be speaking to Him as well as the Father, therefore we must say… To You Lord Jesus we pray in Your Holy Name, and to end with a salutation, just like you would say to a friend have a great day… But Jesus is Sovereign and Eternal so ‘A Great day’ is too superficial; addressing our Lord it is more like to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore…   

     

    Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come…. Lord Jesus thank You for Your Love as we adore You knowing that in You, we redeemed by Your Blood, and that the Best is Yet to Come as we can say You our Redeemer Lives. Lord we thank our Visitors and ask Your Divine blessings on us all and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen 

     

    Praise: 

    English / Spanish / Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0m4vKyMufI  

     

     

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    Devotionals for Wednesday December 23, 2020:    

    Where to find lasting Treasures? It is not in the stores, get it now… 

     

    God gave the Best Gift of all times… He gave us His Son Jesus our Messiah… 

     

    On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.  

     

    The Wise men came with their treasures of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to honor the birth of our Messiah.   While they gave earthly treasure, they were honoring the Heavenly Treasure who was born to us all.  Jesus is the Heavenly Treasure… 

     

    [ Treasures in Heaven] “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.  

    Matthew 6: 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.   

    Let us make Jesus our Treasure so that our hearts will be with Him… 

    So, today as we are in heavy traffic, the rush of the shopping season and the bombardment of commercials selling less than earthy treasures, let us focus of what Jesus said: 

     

    Matthew 6: Do Not Worry 

    25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life? 

     

    33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. 

    The Supremacy of Jesus… 

    John 1 New International Version (NIV) 

    The Word Became Flesh 

    1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. 

     

    Colossians 1:15-16 New International Version (NIV) 

    The Supremacy of the Son of God 

    15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. New International Version (NIV) 

     

    Buddha and Mohammed were spiritual leaders, but they did not have a Triumphant Resurrection, they are in man-made boxes. Just like the idols they had to be nailed down so they do not topple over. Worshippers of idol had to ‘carry’ their stone gods, Jesus carries us, He is our Hero. 

     

    Come to the Lord and… 

    Father let my earthly baggage be replaced by the Grace of our Lord Jesus who redeemed us by His Blood, as we are sinners and can only be Redeemed by the Blood of Jesus. Lord Jesus today I thank you for replacing the baggage that I am saddled with, replaced by Your Redemption through Your Divine Sacrifice.  I thank You Lord for Your Saving Grace, in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen. 

     

    Lord we thank You and we go in faith as we are privileged to serve You as Your Grace is sufficient… Lord bless our Visitors and grant Your Peace as we celebrate the season of Advent looking to You as the Author and Finisher of our faith as we delight in You Lord Jesus and give You the Glory now and forevermore… Amen. 

     

    Praise: 

     

     

     

     

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    Tuesday December 22, 2020  

    Focus:   We do not like to be kept waiting… So, do not keep Jesus waiting. 

     

    700 years before Christ came as the Messiah, this was written by the Prophet Isaiah… 

     

    Isaiah 53:5-6 (NKJV) 

    5 But He was wounded for our transgressions, 

    He was bruised for our iniquities. 

    The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, 

    And by His stripes we are healed. 

    6 All we like sheep have gone astray. 

    We have turned, everyone, to his own way. 

    And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. 

     

    John 3:16-18 (NKJV) 

    16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. 17 For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. 

     

    18 “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.  

     

    Jesus the Lamb of God… 

    Romans 5:8-9 New King James Version (NKJV) 

    8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. 9 Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.