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The Good-News for Today and Always… Psalm 34:7 The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Hi, And delivers them. In Context | Full Chapter 

 

Devotionals for Saturday:  October 21, 2017

 

Do this…      Shed the extra-weight, find a safe-harbor, lose the baggage and have a wonderful future…

 

I called a friend a week ago and did not get a return call, I waited and then called and he answered… I said I missed your call is you saw my message, he said, I was in the hospital for an emergency operation. I learned that he was on the brink of experiencing a catastrophic health state, that he said, “I almost didn’t make it”, and it was a wakeup call letting him know how things can suddenly end.

 

We went on to discuss the circumstances leading up to his health issue, He said, I must lose weight, watch the diet and take it easier.  These goals are very much like of our captioned topic…

 

In reading about Jesus and the disciples, they didn’t have any health or weight issues…

 

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,

Paul was who was chosen by Jesus to be a ‘Vessel’ bearing the Word of Salvation, was also speaking of his personal experience, but speaking in third party instances so that he would not be exalting himself, here is a man that was a persecutor of Christian, a man that witness the stoning of Steven to death, now redeemed as a servant of the Most High, speaking as a privileged individual when he made this statement… Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a man was caught up to the third heaven. And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows— was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.  On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses. For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish, for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.

 

As we see was Paul taken into Heaven?  Yes, Who God chooses to serve Him, such person will experience His calling…

 

A recent news item told of a preacher that died from being bitten by a rattle snake… sometimes we wonder why would any person want to ‘Tempt God’ by doing such as handling a Rattle Snake, this is a clear case of taking things into our own hands…

 

The Key statement of the Text above when Jesus spoke, was: “In my name” was the preacher that died from the snake bite doing this for his personal glory or was he under the command of our Lord?

 

As stated in Mark 16: 25-28  (NIV)

15 He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. 16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.17 And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; 18 they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it will not hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sick people, and they will get well.”

 

 Conclusion:

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!’

 

Coming to our Lord:

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, you can play the Hymn below, On Christ the Solid Rock I stand”…

 

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and savior we come. Lord Jesus as we ready Your Word today and gather in Your Name, Lord let Your precepts be emblazoned in our Heart. Jesus Messiah, we thank You for 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 / Spanish / Chinese  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkFTGqkXags&list=RDbkFTGqkXags&t=59

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Devotionals for Friday:  October 20, 2017

Your real ‘Reward’… To Gain Christ is the Utmost… Nothing we have will be worth having, He is our ‘Rewards’

Industrial icons of yesterday…

Andrew Carnegie
Cornelius Vanderbilt
John D. Rockefeller
J.P. Morgan Andrew Carnegie

None of these took with them anything,  as they departed. Empty handed they came and so did they go.

We may be crossing the threshold of the Third-Industrial revolution entering into the fourth revolution.

While is as said that humans would gain a more leisurely lifestyle by shorter work-weeks.   The fact is the demand from our hand-held devices and tablets, and even the wired communication in automobiles demand us to be ‘at work’ returning calls, emails, etc.

So, recognizing that we are being virtually enslaved by the demands of this ‘Instant-Gratification’ society, we need to place our priorities in the right place.  The ‘Right-Place’ being in the presence of the Lord. Just like the instant-messaging of the phone, we can be talking with the Lord knowing that He knows our thoughts even before we think of it.

So, crossing into the fourth industrial revolution it could be a revolution of humans against machines that are driven by artificial-intelligence (AI).  AI could displace many job functions of humanity.  The headline from WIRED Magazine... Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans…

THE ROBOTS HAVEN’T just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts. One multi-tasker bot, from Momentum Machines, can make (and flip) a gourmet hamburger in 10 seconds and could soon replace an entire McDonalds crew. A manufacturing device from Universal Robots doesn’t just solder, paint, screw, glue, and grasp—it builds new parts for itself on the fly when they wear out or bust. And just this week, Google won a patent to start building worker robots with personalities.

As intelligent machines begin their march on labor and become more sophisticated and specialized than first-generation cousins like Roomba or Siri, they have an outspoken champion in their corner: author and entrepreneur Martin Ford. In his new book, Rise of the Robots, he argues that AI and robotics will soon overhaul our economy. Credit…WIRED Magazine®

So, reviewing the future the ‘True’ Reward is…  Jesus Himself, as He said…

Revelation 22:12

Jesus Testifies to the Churches] “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to everyone according to his work. In Context | Full Chapter |

Jesus said… Matthew 10: 30, 32, 33   And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.

Stop to think… Looking up and Thanking our Father, that He chose us and you because He has a mission for us all… and before the Creation of the World He Chose Jesus to Redeem us and to be made Holy and Blameless in His Sight… How Gracious is our God, Jesus our Messiah, Thank You Father in Jesus Name… Amen.

His Promise:

We are safe in Christ; Life circumstances cannot separate you from His Love. Romans 8:38-39. 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.

Prayer:

Gracious God our Heavenly Father in Jesus we come, Lord Jesus because You are Holy and by Your Redemption we were redeemed by Your Grace, Lord by Your Sacrifice at Calvary we can come boldly to You Lord; as You said come and You will give us Rest. Lord we thank You for our Visitors, today as we go forward in Faith, equip us all and enable us by your Holy Spirit and lead us to Green Pastures and Still Water of Life. We seek you Lord and Praise You for Your Unconditional Love and Thank You for Your Graciousness. In Your Holy name we pray Lord Jesus, to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… 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


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Devotionals for Thursday:  October 19, 2017

Beware…     Do not boast… His Gifts and abundance provided are for His Glory. Use the resources for Him…

The World loves a winner… but they did not recognize the ‘Real-Winner’ who are the ‘Real-Winners’?  Jesus ‘The’ Christ and all those in Christ…. Everyone would like to be in ‘Victory-Lane’ In Christ you can be in Victory-lane today by the Grace of our Lord and savior…

Text: Matthew 6:20

But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.

Matthew 6:19-21 (in Context) Matthew 6 (Whole Chapter) 

Commentary: Do not envy that person that you know who went on to be the town’s wealthy guy and is always in the social columns.  Look at the flipside… is he happy?  Is he heaven-bound? If the answer is no, then he is the poorest person that you can point to. Being the richest person in the graveyard means nothing as; naked we came and naked we go, we take nothing with us. One Life to Live and after that the Judgment…

Genesis 1: 26 Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”  27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 

We need to know that we never die… So what is to come after this life? Jesus revealed this…

Hebrews 9:27
And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment,

John 11:26
And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

John 3:16
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. John 3:15-17 (in Context) John 3 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

John 14:2
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.
John 14:1-3 (in Context) John 14 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

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. John 14:2-4 (in Context) John 14 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

Principle:  Ephesians 2:8-9

New International Version (NIV)

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Matthew 6:25
[Do Not Worry] “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing?

Action/Coming to our Lord: Hebrews 11:6 NKJV

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Hebrews 11:5-7 (in Context) Hebrews 11 (Whole Chapter

Conclusion: While our Lord is a Gracious God, He is a God of Consuming Fire, as Sinners that have not repented will be separated from God and will be cast out from His sight and be in a place of perpetual suffering (yes you will be alive but never dying and ever suffering) because our Lord has given sinners over to the final death (but still never dead)  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 and chose 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, to you Lord be the Glory... Amen. 

Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus we come, Lord we come to praise You and proclaim You as our Eternal-Sovereign God. Lord today as we stand at the empty cross we acknowledge in Faith that You are on the Throne of Righteousness. Lord we thank You for Your Grace and we thank You for the privilege of serving You Lord. Lord bless our Visitors, and Precious Lord take our hands and lead us unto Your Kingdom, as we  look to that day when we shall see You Lord as You are. In You we have Victory, Lord grant Your favors to all that call on You and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY8OrhayhFI&list=RDXY8OrhayhFI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFfpvMh2Khw&list=PLiZioT7UNPfYppQMFRkMhQi8xLW00PSNh

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxrAYIaLQOk&list=RDWxrAYIaLQOk



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Devotionals for Wednesday:  October 18, 2017

 

Where are you headed today?   Remember, He leads us to Green-Pastures and Still waters…

MORNING:

The Good News for today are:

Focus: 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.” 

Text: “Do not be terrified. … The Lord your God, who goes before you, He will fight for you” (Deuteronomy 1:29-31). 

“All this assembly shall know that the Lord does not save with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord’s” (1 Samuel 17:47). 

Commentary:   Keep Asking, Seeking, knocking: “ASK” Luke 11: 9-12

“So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. 11 If a son asks for bread from any father among you, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of a fish? 12 Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? 13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!”

Note: Philippians 4: 6 (The Amplified New Testament)

Verse 6: Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything by prayer and petition (a defined request) with thanksgiving continue to make your wants known to God.

Notice the key words are:

  • Do not fret
  • Every circumstance
  • By Prayer & Petition
  • With Thanksgiving
  • Continue your request to God

Give thanks to our Faithful Lord and Savior as He provides all our needs: Philippians 4:19 New International Version (NIV)

Principle:  Our Lord’s Grace and His Kindness and Graciousness are His gifts to those that serve and place Him first.

Live by the principle of… Spiritual maturity is developed by holding unto a FAITH that is FIRMLY ANCHORED IN CHRIST; and knowing that we are never on our own because Jesus is our High Priest.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Things to know that in the realms of reality, right now is what counts; not yesterday, nor tomorrow, for we know… “Jesus is the Great High Priest and HE is the Source of our SECURITY!”

Is anyone facing the need for His Supplication? Money, Loneliness, Family’s faith, Concerns for our future & seeking a closer walk with the Lord? All the answers lie in Jesus our Redeemer, as He knows what we have need of; all we must do is ‘ASK’ in HIS Name…

John 16: 24 New International Version (NIV)

24 Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

Jesus said in Faith ASK, and Ask in His Name with Thanksgiving, believing you will be receiving your petition…

Give thanks to our Faithful Lord and Savior as He provides all our needs: Philippians 4:19 New International Version (NIV)

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

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

John 16: 24 New International Version (NIV)

24 Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

Jesus said in Faith ASK, and Ask in His Name with Thanksgiving, believing you will be receiving your petition…

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come, Lord Jesus our Sovereign eternal God in One of the Father in Your Holy Trinity, Father through the Redemption by our Lord Jesus, we are blessed and privileged to be in Your Holy Presence as we acknowledge that no one comes to You unless in Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Lord we Praise You and give You our all as we are privileged to serve You Lord. Lord bless this day as we look to You in Faith and thank You for our visitors coming to this Good News site for Your Glory. Lord direct our pathway and lead us to Green Pastures and the Water of Life.  Lord You are the Living Water as we shall never thirst as we come to You and Pray these in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus, to you is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praises:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Om_VHP_Sn-E

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNl5j8OAjj0&list=RDRNl5j8OAjj0#t=3

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOlD8mGF9wA&list=RDGOlD8mGF9wA#t=9

       

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Devotionals for Tuesday: October 17, 2017

Be aware of…       Angel ‘Unaware’

Be on our guard, how can we discern the ‘Angel’ unaware versus the false, deceitful agent of evil?

TEXT:  For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. - 2 Corinthians 11:13-14

Commentary: In the news there was an event of a ‘mystery-priest’… there was a serious accident when a girl was trapped inside the wreck vehicle, the emergency rescue work secured the wreck and stated only to find that their equipment to pry her loose was not working, suddenly appeared a ‘Priest’ from nowhere and stated to pray over the girl and anointing her with oil, he then left as suddenly as he had appeared, then their equipment mysteriously started to work, and they rescued her from the wreck.  She was admitted to Emergency and is expected to have a full recovery.

In life we all have had experience of an event that cannot be explained, and in life we all have experienced being led into a situation that was not pleasing to our Lord.  The question today ‘how can we discern the ‘Angel’ versus the agent of evil?  ‘Test the Spirit’ but not to tempt our Lord…

Acts 5

New King James Version (NKJV)

Lying to the Holy Spirit

5 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession. 2 And he kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles’ feet. 3 But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself? 4 While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”

5 Then Ananias, hearing these words, fell down and breathed his last. So great fear came upon all those who heard these things. 6 And the young men arose and wrapped him up, carried him out, and buried him.

7 Now it was about three hours later when his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. 8 And Peter answered her, “Tell me whether you sold the land for so much?”

She said, “Yes, for so much.”

9 Then Peter said to her, “How is it that you have agreed together to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out.” 10 Then immediately she fell down at his feet and breathed her last. And the young men came in and found her dead, and carrying her out, buried her by her husband.11 So great fear came upon all the church and upon all who heard these things.

EVENING:

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Romans 5:1 (NIV)

Peace and Hope

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Today as we look back 1,984 Years ago to the year that our Lord was walking this earth, our Lord placed no value on material things… even the money needed to buy the daily food for His Disciples, he entrusted this to Judas. No, our Lord was aware that Judas was not loyal, and dishonest; Jesus also knew that this same Judas would betray him, as he was the treasurer for Jesus. Judas often stole from the money bag, and our Lord knew this.

Action/Coming to our Lord:

1 Thessalonians 5:17; 17 pray continually…   JAMES 5: 16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord Jesus today in Faith we come knowing that You ascended into Heaven and sits at the right-Hand of our Father on the Throne of Righteousness.  Jesus Messiah, Eternal Sovereign God in One of Your Father and His Holy Trinity, We thank You for Your Saving Grace.  Lord today we seek Your guidance as we pray for this nation of the United States and nations around the world, we ask Your Divine blessings that our people will turn to You and seek You and You will heal our land. Lord, we ask Your Divine Blessings on our Visitors and grant us all Your Favors. Lord we are Privileged to Serve You for Your Glory. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore. Amen.

Praise:

English:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6I6orjM3NI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZlYUP0UW2I&list=RDZZlYUP0UW2I#t=0

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuK3oi7-YoM&list=RDQ-wNMU4v2oc&index=0

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Devotionals for Monday October 16th, 2017

 

Know this… God sends us all His Helpers.

 

During the course of your life’s journey, have you ever had the experience of success? Can you look back and say it was all your own planning and hard word? Or was it with help of someone almost by accident…

 

There’s no such thig as good-luck. Good Luck is defined as being ‘Prepared and being in the Right-Place at the Right-Time’… This is called opportunity.

Opportunity comes by many times per day, and some are missed, and especially those we missed in bringing Christ within that opportunity.

For those visiting this site at this moment it is an opportunity, a Divine opportunity to know Christ, or to gain insight and use the message to lead others to Christ.

The founder of the Navigators® founded his worldwide Bible Ministry on the principle of…” To Know Christ and to make Him known”.

Text Box: Dawson Trotman speacking to a servicemanWe salute the Navigators® for their outreach to 102 countries around the world.  The NAVS have been transforming lives since 1949.  Dawson Trotman the founder who was ‘Born to Reproduce’. He used this and the key principle of his Mission.

Looking ahead for this week, we see challenges but the days ahead are really filled with opportunities… why? We will meet new people, we will visit with friends, and we can pass-on the Good News.  The good news is that all what we need will be provided by the Providence of our Lord to those that seek Him.  Look at Matthew a Tax Collector that used his mission in life to bring the Good News of Jesus to his Jewish people. 

Matthew’s message was and is focused to the Jews and the Gentiles as well, that Jesus is the Messiah, and through Jesus the deliverance from sin and its effect is available to both Jews and Gentiles.

To the unbeliever Matthew made his statement that Jesus welcomes those who called upon our Lord as He is the Savior of the world, (The world means living beings not the physical world)

Let us give thanks for the Favors of our Lord… 2 Corinthians 8:14

At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality, 2 Corinthians 8:13-15 (in Context) 2 Corinthians 8 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:7-9 (in Context) 2 Corinthians 9 (Whole Chapter) 

Prayer… Lord Jesus today as we gather with all friends and families, we Thank You and Praise You for Your Graciousness knowing that it is only by Your Grace that we are saved and journeying to Your Kingdom, where You have prepared a place for us.

Jesus You said…”I am not of this world” You ascended to Heaven, but You did not abandon us; You sent The Holy Spirit to be with us while You went to the Father. Lord we acknowledge the same Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus You have said… “For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them”. 

Lord we thank You for our Visitors and we thank You for the privilege of serving You. Lord be with us today as we give You first place in our lives, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise: English - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4x5QTMtVx4&list=PLFA2C4A7500766137

Praise: Chinese - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBZ6j89-Y9s&list=RDZBZ6j89-Y9s&t=7

Praise: Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH_kVTgptpU&list=PL7C6CCF9FA3E7DB37


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Devotionals for Sunday:  October 15, 2017

 

Yes you can…..    Today you can have a ‘Care-free’ m

oment, do it now come to Christ.

 

Burdens are lifted at Calvary…

 

Psalm 68:19

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. In Context | Full Chapter |

 

Jesus said…” Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest”. In Context | Full Chapter |

Matthew 11: 28 “Come to me,(AG) all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.(AH) 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me,(AI) for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.(AJ) 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

 

Here’s your carefree moment…

1 Peter 5:7

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. In Context | Full Chapter 

 

What are you anxious about today?

 

 Are you facing anxiety and apprehensions in today’s changing world?  Are you taking a trip boarding a flight? Crossing the borders back to your homeland? In less than 2 decades the safety and confidence level of our citizens were made into a cattle run, like cows lining up to be branded. 

 

In the current event of post 911, it appears that the Joy of this great county has been dampened by the ever increasing anti-terrorism procedures, and our culture is impacted by the division at the highest level of our government, The daily news and the political maneuvers are draining the energy and cultivating the instability from within our own society,  It may be the time for us to seek God’s help, as so written in 2 Chronicles 7:14
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:5-7 (in Context) Philippians 4 (Whole Chapter)

Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.”

Mark 9:22-24 (in Context) Mark 9 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

Evening:

Mark 11:24

Therefore, I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you. Mark 11:23-25 (in Context) Mark 11 (Whole Chapter

Finally, we have the Word of our Lord and His Word is eternal…

Mark 10:27

Looking at them, Jesus said, “With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.”

Mark 10:26-28 (in Context) Mark 10 (Whole Chapter)

Revelation 21:5

And He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” And He *said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true.” Revelation 21:4-6 (in Context) Revelation 21 (Whole Chapter)

Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come.  Lord we thank you  for the many Visitors in all three languages. Lord bless our Visitors as You said, “Whoever calls upon Your Name Lord Jesus shall be saved. Lord Thank You for leading us by Your Holy Spirit, as we obey Your commandment as spoken by You Lord…” That we shall love You Lord God with all our hearts, with all our Soul, and with our entire Mind. As we acknowledge this as Your First and Greatest Commandment. Lord be with each of us tonight as we end the day and look to you Lord for a New Dawn full of Grace and be Divinely guided by Your Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus in Your Holy Name we pray and to You Lord is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

 

Doxology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUco1i7fEns

English:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN77HjfAc8k&list=RDoN77HjfAc8k#t=93

Chinese:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYydYl5jmOw&list=RDkYydYl5jmOw#t=9

Spanish:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfF-oR_36bY&list=PL40404DF690D89761

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Devotionals for Saturday:  October 14, 2017

 What is your constant-battle? The way out is to look away and turn to Christ…

Paul the Apostle that Jesus chose to be His vessel, said…

Romans 7:24

O wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?

Romans 7:23-25 (in Context) Romans 7 (Whole Chapter) 

In our daily lives, we are bombarded by the world’s distraction via, Print, electronic (TV-Internet) radio, etc. the apostle Paul in the text above was merely saying “I am a man, and I am susceptible to the temptations”.  To be tempted is not a sin, but to partake in the temptation and enter an act of complicity is a sin.  The constant battle with the forces of temptation is not regulated to our bodies, it is our mind, so be mindful of our imaginations that we are not led astray.  In a recent piece written by Leroy Elms, he stated that his friend that contracted Polio and while he was wasting away in an Iron-Lung machine weighing less than 70 lbs., he asked him what bothered him the most, and the reply was the ‘Lustful’ thinking that went on in his mind constantly.   

Our Lord Jesus who was tempted by the devil never partook of the temptation, He overcame the wiles of the devil with the Word of God…  So, there is a way for us to deal with this universal problem which is:

Psalm 119:11

King James Version (KJV)

11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Text: 1 John 5:14-15 Amplified Bible (AMP)

14 And this is the confidence (the assurance, the privilege of boldness) which we have in Him: [we are sure] that if we ask anything (make any request) according to His will (in agreement with His own plan), He listens to and hears us.

15 And if (since) we [positively] know that He listens to us in whatever we ask, we also know [with settled and absolute knowledge] that we have [granted us as our present possessions] the requests made of Him.

Conclusion:

We again reflect on the apostle Paul while being taken to Rome, their ship was wrecked on the island of Malta, and the event of the snake that fastened to his hand was an event that got the attention of the natives.  Here we see how our Lord not only made Paul His vessel, but He made him a prominent leader to bring the Gospel to the gentiles. 

Acts 28:3

And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.  And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.

And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.

Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god. Acts 28:2-4 (in Context) Acts 28 (Whole Chapter) 

Principle: God will use men that are chosen by Him even though their background may be ‘spotty’

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

His Faithfulness- His Graciousness:

We can count on our Lord’s graciousness, and He said He will never leave us nor forsake us.  Finally, we want to remind everyone that it is not Faith that saves us, it is GRACE, and only by His Grace we are saved through Faith in our Lord Jesus.

Accept His Invitation today; come to our Lord as He is willing to accept you just as you are…

Pray:  Heavenly Father in Jesus our Redeemer we come knowing that You are on the Throne of Righteousness and through You Lord Jesus we can be Redeemed as we come with a contrite heart seeking Your Forgiveness, Lord we thank you for Your Saving Grace and the many Visitors that we are privileged to serve for Your Glory, we give You our Praises and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Spanish:                   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHxUr2N_DgI

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcEwLmR78jQ&list=RDbvDsnLabvM8&index=4


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Devotionals for Friday:     October 13, 2017

Dealing with Thunderstorms, Turbulence, Crosswinds, updraft, down drafts & whiteouts, they humble us all…

Modern aircrafts are capable of surviving these, and the weather forecasts, radar, and updates from the ground and other aircraft can help pilots steer clear of these worst weathers. But rough air is not the most dangerous element of flying through a thunderstorm, the Pilot always tries to avoid other dangers, such as lightning and hail that can break cockpit windows or damage engines.

While Air-Safety has risen by more advanced planes and more experienced pilots, the abundance of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) scientists found that a doubling of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere would increase the average amount of severe clear air turbulence at 11 kilometers by 149 per cent.

The solution lies in the use of Green-Energy (Bio-Fuel) and the mandate to reduce the Carbon footprints of planes will be mandatory as Commercial Air-Traffic is on the rise.

The Air Turbulence factor is a concern for aircraft manufacturers, and they know the solution, but changes take a long time on a global scale.  

On the other-hand, the Bible revealed the flights of Flaming-Chariots as a mode of transportation, and Jesus’ Ascension by Levitation. 

Jesus came as a Babe born in a Manger, but He departed by a Super-Natural mode.  We must remember that Jesus was born of a Virgin, meaning He was sent from God.  There’s so much we cannot understand, and because He is God we must go in faith trusting on His Word, and His promises. 

We can adopt God’s promise of… Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. In Context | Full Chapter |

FOCUS: Defying Gravity… something man is still trying to achieve…

Beam me up Scotty… the famous lines from the TV series Star-Trek® The ascension of Jesus was not a ‘virtual reality’ it was a real-life situation seen my His disciples.

Does God need our Help?   No! But He placed us here for a purpose, what is this purpose?

You are a Chosen Generation….

Text: 

1 Peter 2:9

Amplified Bible (AMP)

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation; [God’s] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

Action/Coming to our Lord:

A short but specific request to our Lord:

Psalm 25:4-5 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Show me Your ways, O Lord; teach me Your paths.

Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father, in Jesus our Sovereign eternal God in One of Your Holy Trinity we come.  Lord Jesus as you ascended to the Throne of Righteousness as our Lord and Savior, Lord we thank You as through You Lord we were made Joint-Heir to Your Kingdom. Lord we are privileged to be called a Royal Priesthood by Your Redemption, and only by Your Divine Resurrection we can have Victory in You Lord.  Lord we are privileged and Blessed and we Praise you and give You first place in all our lives. Lord, thank You for the many Visitors coming to hear Your Good News today and Lord bless our Visitors and grants us all Your Favors. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You are the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJPcjeP2SI&list=RD1jJPcjeP2SI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8DpxJUm_bM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9A3j1ySMA4

Think on this today:

Because Jesus said, He came that we may have an abundant life and have it 'more' abundantly... why did Jesus said 'more' in describing 'Abundant'? Because He has prepared a way for each of us to have a 'Double-Portion' and His double-portion is an eternal life in Him.

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Devotionals for Thursday: October 12, 2017

Note this…      We are all ‘displaced’ even a ‘True-Native’ is a foreigner, why? Being expelled from Eden…

Yesterday the semi-holiday was Columbus Day, this is a day that is supposed to celebrate Columbus discovery of the new world.  Discovery is defined… the act of finding or learning something for the first time: the act of discovering something. 

Columbus discovery was meant that he himself learned something new, he did not discover the land called America. He discovered that people already existed here before he came.

To say I have discovered gold is really not a discovery, it is a finding.  So, in fact Columbus ‘Found’ that in 1492 his boat could have made it to the western hemisphere, he also met early settlers that were here before him. I wonder if Columbus asked the question of how did the settlers found the country and where were they from?

So, we declare Columbus Day a day of discovery of a country where someone else already found it and inhabited it.

Today we are all ‘Foreigners’ in a land farm from the ‘Home’ that God gave our fore-parents.  Eden the prefect place from which Adam and Eve were evicted. It was closed and hidden from sight. One day the new Eden will be revealed, and the Lord will declare this to be His Kingdom.

Are you going there? Ask yourself this.  On earth we have exclusive membership communities.  Heaven is also an ‘Exclusive’ membership place. But you do not have to be recommend by another member, or be sponsored by anyone. Your financial standing or other qualifications are not needed, just come as you are and become a ‘Joint-Heir’ to the Lord’s Kingdom.

There are Jesus’ invitation, and His Assurance of you coming into His Kingdom…

His Invitation: Philippians 3:14 [Full Chapter]

I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

His Assurance:

Philippians 3:20-21

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

In Context | Full Chapter 

Verse 20-21:  20 For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21 who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.

Good News: You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1 John 4: 3

TEXT: 1 Peter 1:7

New King James Version (NKJV)

that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

Come to our Lord Jesus and asked to be Saved by His Grace, Confess that you are a Sinner, as we are all sinners, and He will forgive you. Ask that His Holy Spirit be in you, as all Believers are made a ‘New Creation’ and the Power of God will resonate through you as you will experience His Gift of Life. Walk with our Lord Jesus, as all relationships must be nurtured, ask Jesus to lead you and to open your eyes and learn His WORD, Study the Bible, join a Bible Study* group, attend a Bible Based Church** and grow in His Grace. Read the Bible, gather the key principles of Jesus’ teaching, read, the Gospels, and if you need help call or write us and we will send you material that can help you with your walk; and growing in strength and victory in Christ Jesus.

Prayer:   Father in Heaven, in Jesus our Redeemer we come in Your Holy presence. We lift you up before all. Thank You Lord for opening the doors to bring hundreds of people to visit this site; Lord we are privileged to be Your messenger and Lord Jesus open our minds and grant us wisdom and let our readers grasp the Good News of Your Salvation. Lord as we bring Your message to many let the substance of what we present be from You our Lord. Lord we thank You for our Visitors, Lord bless each and every one.  We pray in Your Holy name and give You the Glory and the Power now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Chinese:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0roxsYZqYeU&list=RDp02zG9LOO1E

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BS5TTQNAJk



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Devotionals for Wednesday:  October 11, 2017

Taking time to see those in Need, thinking of how you may help…

The world is full of ‘What have you done for me lately’… the question is; what have you done for someone lately?

Lately mean recent time, not a year ago. What help have you received lately? We might not know it, but each day we receive help, when we pray, Lord give us our daily ‘Bread’ I believe Jesus was saying pray to receive His Divine Blessing as He is the ‘Bread-of-life’…

Luke 11:2-4 New King James D (NKJV)

So He said to them, “When you pray, say:

Our Father in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.
Your kingdom come.
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.
Give us day by day our daily bread.
And forgive us our sins,
For we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.”

Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime. Chinese Proverb.

Some of us may feel that the teaching of the Lord was to make us totally dependent on Him, quite the contrary… The Lord told Moses to stop crying out to Him and just ‘Do-it’ Jesus said…”Follow Him-and He will make us fisher of man”  The Lord sent the disciples out, he said, take no money, no spare sandals, just go.   So, what are we waiting on?

Matthew 25:40

And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’ In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

 

Matthew 25:45

Then He will answer them, saying, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’ In Context | Full Chapter | O

Commentary:

How privileged we are… step out of darkness into His marvelous light!

Just think that we are special… We are of ‘Royalty’ associated with HIS Priesthood, purchased by His Blood of Atonement; He pointed us in the direction to perform His wonderful deeds and display His Virtues and His perfection, all of these belong to our Lord as He has made us a Joint-Heir in Him.

What our Lord has said… We are granted the privilege of being in His Palace, it is like the queen of England saying, and you may enter into Buckingham Palace and move in and be a subject of Royalty… But what our Lord said is far Greater than the Queen’s invitation, she herself would like His Invitation to enter His Royal Suite, and be a Subject of the Most High, The King of all kings…

So today as we read His Faithful Words, let us recognize that these are not mere suggestions, they are as factual as can be, and should be fully acknowledged that our God does not say anything that he doesn’t mean, not does He engage in idle talk.

Therefore, as a Royal Subject, let us conduct ourselves like a distinguished subject of our Lord, but yet he humble and without pride, and without self-exaltation. And serve our Lord as a servant to His community by setting forth His Wonderful Deeds and display His Virtues of perfection in the full light of His Radiance.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father, in Jesus our Sovereign eternal God in One of Your Holy Trinity we come.  Lord Jesus as you ascended to the Throne of Righteousness as our Lord and Savior, Lord we thank You as through You Lord we were made Joint-Heir to Your Kingdom. Lord we are privileged to be called a Royal Priesthood by Your Redemption, and only by Your Divine Resurrection we can have Victory in You Lord.  Lord we are privileged and Blessed and we Praise you and give You first place in all our lives. Lord, thank You for the many Visitors coming to hear Your Good News today, and Lord bless our Visitors and grants us all Your Favors. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You are the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJPcjeP2SI&list=RD1jJPcjeP2SI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8DpxJUm_bM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9A3j1ySMA4



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Devotionals for Tuesday: October 10, 2017

 

Try this…       Refresh by ‘Rebooting’ Press the ‘Jesus’ Button and do a ‘Restore;

 

Our internet provider tells us to unplug the router and clear the cache from the browser.  This speeds up the internet connection.  In Awe I can say my direct communication with the Lord is still the most reliable, I do not have to push a button, type my thoughts, even though I can now speak into the computer, it will be 80% of the times get what I said wrong.

 

COMMENTARY:  Until the introduction of the IBM® Personal computer which was introduced on August 12, 1981 there were word-processing machines that were really a typewriter with a tape recording feature.  In fact, it was just a little more advanced that the electric typewriter.  Until Microsoft introduced their Office-Suite and Apple® with their Macintosh® then the information age started to gather steam.  When the internet was first introduced widely in the early 90's which was originally made back in 1982 as a global networking system, later to be called the internet...  So today in almost 3-1/2 decades of word-processors leading to the World Wide Web the information age became a reality. 

Now the introduction of 3D Printing will propel technological advancements into a higher sphere of productivity.  Our answer to what is man’s greatest invention is… nothing, we are just ‘discovering’ just like Moses, he was not the author of all five books of the Old Testament, why?  Moses wasn’t yet born when these events took place in Genesis. But he was given the knowledge and the resources to document the events.

 

FOCUS:  No Internet connection needed, no appointment necessary, and never a busy signal…

How often we say the Internet is slow, and the numerous time that the system is down?  In awe we look at billions of people coming to The Lord in prayers all at once, and yet their prayers are heard.

As we will recall Jesus telling Phillip that He saw him under the fig tree before he came to Jesus, Jesus was not in a place where there was line-of-sight’’ so Phillip marveled.  Our Lord is Omniscient, Omnipresence, and Omnipotent. 

The thief on the cross was close to Jesus who said… Lord remember me when You come into Your Kingdom… this condemned person just reached out to Jesus…  But Jesus saw his inner-heart and knew that this was a statement made with sincerity.

Another instance of the Grace of our Lord at work… Aaron was made a Chief Priest in-spite of his making of the Golden Calf and even lied about it when he said the image was formed out of the fire… God did not compromise when He made Aaron a Priest because God saw the true repentance and extended His Grace and chose Aaron.

Today we reaffirm that The Lord looks at our heart, what is our heart? The Brain controls our thinking but the heart reacts to our physiologic reaction of what we say and think by the pulse rate generated by our emotions.  So, coming from the ‘Heart’ is the truth.  This process may also be a function of what the Lie-Detector monitors to arrive at the ‘emotional’ response that will translate to truth or not-true.

Let us pour out our hearts today to Praise our Lord Jesus as He is Supreme and He is Eternal and He is Faithful.  Know that He came to redeem us and as he said… He came that we would have an abundant life and to have it; More’ abundantly.

Devotional:

Lord Jesus knowing that what we think before we do it You already know it, and Lord because You were there with the Father at the beginning, we affirm that Your coming is the ultimate sacrifice made for us… as said that ceremonial and symbolic worship cannot remove sin and only in You Lord Jesus we have forgiveness of sins by Your Grace and through Your Blood of Atonement.  Lord thank You for Your Saving Grace. 

Prayer:

Father in Heaven we come Lord Jesus, we thank You this day for Your Graciousness and Jesus Messiah we praise You and give You Preeminence above all.  Lord bless our Visitors and Your mission here as we seek You and know that all things work together for the good. Lord we give you thank and 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=nZq9xTfHvgo

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6_USQRd9Xs

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCMQ6S7QoCI&list=RDRCMQ6S7QoCI

Remember:  Our Lord’s will for us today is: Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.


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Devotionals for Monday:  October 9, 2017

Do this…   De-clutter your space and open your mind with a clear view…

You have heard this… “The second Coming of the Lord”.  Many reference in made when Christ returns it will be His second coming.  Let us ‘De-Clutter our minds, the return of our Lord Jesus will be His ‘Third’, why? Read on…

Fact: If earth is a billion years old, so is Jesus, is His return the 2nd or the 3rd time? The 3rd will be a

Glorious Day, He said He is coming, believe Him because He speaks only the truth.

Who is Jesus? He is the ‘Great I am’ and He is God Emanuel… No one ever did what He did for us all.  He is the Redeemer.

He is my Redeemer and He is the Great “I AM”

His return will be His 3rd Visit.  He was here before when it all began… God said, “Let there be Light” and there was Light and this Light was Jesus. Jesus/Yeshua came before the Sun was installed on the 4th day.

His 2nd Visit was when He came as God-Emanuel, He fulfilled His Mission of Redeeming us by His Sacrifice.

He gave us His irreversible and irrevocable Gift.

His third and final visit will be on that day known as the ‘Day of The Lord’

Let us all look to that glorious day when the trumpet will sound, and His coming will be seen from the East to the West.

No, our Lord is not ‘too busy’ to return as some say where is He and I have been hearing of Christ’s coming and when will this be?  Our Lord is Gracious and He wants all to be saved, and His time is not ours, so just Trust Him and remain in Faith knowing that he said He will never leave you nor forsake you.  Praise Him come to Him and know that our Lord Jesus is always there for you.

TEXT:  John 16:28

I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again, I leave the world, and go to the Father.

John 16:27-29 (in Context) John 16 (Whole Chapter)

Principle: His ‘Priceless’ Gift I accept and this is the Grace of Salvation from our Lord Jesus. By this I can say my Redeemer Lives!

His Faithfulness- His Graciousness:

We can count on our Lord’s graciousness, and He said He will never leave us nor forsake us.  Finally, we want to remind everyone that it is not Faith that saves us, it is GRACE, and only by His Grace we are saved through Faith in our Lord Jesus.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Ephesians 2:8 Amplified Bible (AMP)

For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved (delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;

Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:9-11 KJV

EVENING:  Action/Coming to our Lord:

Conclusion:

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.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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 we come.  Lord Jesus as our Mediator we acknowledge that unless we come through You no one comes to the Father. Lord we thank You as we stand in Faith acknowledging Your Grace; and we affirm that it is only by Your Grace that we are saved and not of anything we do. Lord we thank you for Your divine redemption. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us Your Favors as we seek You and give You first place in our lives. Lord we pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise: English/Chinese/Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jWOfi5wA9Y

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Devotionals for Sunday:  October 8, 2017

Morning:

Today is your opportunity to give Thanks and Praises by sharing the Good-News, let your ‘Light’ shine for the Glory of the Lord.

Think on this… What will it be like in Heaven, what will you be doing when you get there:

Text: Revelation 21:18

The construction of its wall was of jasper; and the city was pure gold, like clear glass.

Commentary: 

Are you doing His will here on earth? Today the word “Sustainable’ is predominant in food production, energy and conservation. In God’s economy what is considered sustainable?  The Love of God is… Forever and Jesus our Lord is the same yesterday, today and forever.

Idols are not necessary images of gold; silver or even stone… anything that we spend more time focusing on; is construed to be an idol.  So, we worry about the economy, the business, the house, cars, kids, paying bills etc.  Guess what?  There’s a coming day that all this will be irrelevant. 

Our focus should be as directed by

Matthew 6:33 NKJV

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

Matthew 3:17 And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My Beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

In Heaven there will be One Lord, One God and He is Jesus… Every knee shall bow, and every lip will give our Lord Jesus the Glory knowing He is Lord and God in the Holy Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, dwelling among us all in His Kingdom.

Heaven is a place fully sanctified and ‘Hardened’ (hardened means to be protected from radiation) against sin, there will be no deceit, no greed, no immorality, no Hollywood, no jails and no hospitals, no cemeteries, only LIFE and it will be Ever-Lasting, and there will be no pollution as there will be no Power Grids, because our Lord will be the source of Light, and the Joy from him will replace the 1,500 channels of nothing on TV.

Jesus gave us all a ‘glimpse’ of the above, but our finite brain power could not break the barriers. Because our ‘Faith’ has limitation that prevented us from reaching His dimension, remember Jesus said…” I am not of this world”;  therefore, be prepared for un-bridled Joy in a place of un-imaginable Splendor described by Jesus himself as “Paradise’

While we are not able to go to His Kingdom until that day when we leave this earthy tent. We can come to our Lord Jesus and in Faith have communion with Him as He said come unto me… and because He became our Redeemer replacing the ‘cleansing-rituals’ by the torn curtain, we can boldly come to our Lord Jesus….  So, we come Lord knowing You are there and are in our Midst, Lord we thank You Jesus our Sovereign Eternal God.

EVENING:

Mark 16:19

[Christ Ascends to God’s Right Hand] So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.

John 3: 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. 18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. 19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.20 Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that their deeds will be exposed. 21 But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God.

Let us Praise our Lord as we end the day…Colossians 1:16

For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.

Prayer.  Father we come in Jesus our Lord and savior. Lord as we end this day we thank You for Your Graciousness and we place all in Your Holy hands.  Lord be with us tonight as we thank You for the privilege of Boldly coming to You knowing that the dark clouds are gathering which will be broken by the Trumpet’s sound.  Lord let Your Holy Spirit be with us as we thank You for Your Favors and Your Faithfulness in meeting our needs and the needs of our Visitors. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus as we look to a new dawn filled with Your Love and Grace, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJPcjeP2SI&list=RD1jJPcjeP2SI

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8DpxJUm_bM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9A3j1ySMA4

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Devotionals for Saturday:  October 7, 2017     

Do this… List the ‘Good-things’ of the week, discard the not-so good ones. Make Christ Preeminent.

Reviewing the week… sometimes what we think is solid isn’t so. Offering to sell a large project, someone came and indicated his interest, he represented himself to be associated with a bank, named the bank and stated that he was pleased to deal with a Christian group, and he said he also was a Christian,(We will refer to him as #1) While we also have two other prospects, we thought #1 was the buyer and spent more time with him, it turned out that he was more a promoter/broker, and the one we thought to be the less-likely is the qualified purchaser.

 

So, ending the week learning that reliance on an individual should be done under the principle of how Jesus would address all three prospects. Jesus did not show preference, and we can attribute this to the fact that Jesus knew the heart and He knows our thoughts even before we utter a word.

 

So Where is Jesus? He is right where you will find Him if you know Him.

Many scoffers have said, I have been hearing of Jesus’ return and, where is He? To many that do not have a personal relationship with Him and are waiting for His return, it is like going out to the airport looking to meet a celebrity that do not know you nor do you have any idea if you will be allowed to meet him, because you have never had any prior contact with him.

We say you will find Him if you know Him.  We often times spoke of; to know of someone versus to know the person.  Jesus said, ‘Come unto to me” He also said, “you are no longer servant, you are my friends”

TEXT: John 15:15

No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you. In Context | Full Chapter |

His Faithfulness:

Yes! You can have that personal-relationship with Jesus today…

 

Just like the event of Nathaniel coming to meet Jesus… John 1:48  (NKJV) In Context | Full Chapter 

47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!”

48 Nathanael said to Him, “How do You know me?”

Jesus answered and said to him, “Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you.”

49 Nathanael answered and said to Him, “Rabbi, You are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!”

What’s the Bible all about:

  1. It is a Book about God; In Genesis it documents the Creation of all things by God
  2. It’s a book about Jesus, He is the center of it all, In Isaiah the prophecy of Jesus was foretold 700 years before Christ was born.
  3. It’s a Book about Salvation: It is the Word of God, which is sharper than a two-edged sword.
  4. It’s a book about us:  God so loved us that he sent His Son Jesus to die for our sins. The Bible focus on us, and chronologically document the life and times of mankind.
  5. It’s a Book about today: The Bible is full of Prophecies that are being realized during our time, and today we can read the Bible and it is as contemporary within the hour and foretells the future that are unfolding before our eyes.

Hebrews 9:15
For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance—now that he has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant.
Hebrews 9:14-16 (in Context) Hebrews 9 (Whole Chapter)

Prayer: Father in Jesus our Redeemer we come, Lord Jesus knowing that You are God in One of our Father and Creator, we come and thank You for Your Saving Grace, and in Faith we accept Your Good News of Your Salvation. Lord Jesus thank You for coming and by Your Blood shed for us at Calvary, we are saved with Your Seal of Salvation. Thank You Lord for Your Grace as we look to You for Your Holy Spirit to guide us in this challenging world that You have conquered, Lord we Praise You knowing that” The Best is Yet to Come” for those in Christ as You have said, where You are so shall those in Faith knowing You shall be. We Praise You for Your Supremacy and Majesty Jesus, Messiah our Eternal Sovereign God, to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore…Amen.

Praise:   

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXnTXfg9d94&list=RDsXnTXfg9d94&t=16

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G8xg-MASo8&list=PLDA0CF6016FB82C07

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcOVTGTcX3c&list=PL17B2ADECFB4A06C8&index=7



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Devotionals for Friday:     October 6,2017

Know this…  Today’s GPS systems are smarter, but they don’t know the way to the Kingdom in Glory…

GPS-Global Positioning system today tells you more than the routing, it intuitively tells you to turn to avoid traffic and warns you when a police officer is present. But there is still a mystery unsolved of a shocking incident in 1945, a whole bunch of five training flights that took off from Florida naval base under the leadership of an experienced captain, never returned to the base. All are clueless as to what may have happened to it. In fact, a Martin Mariner flying boat that was sent for the search operation, also went missing.  Could it be that there is a dimension or a ‘wormhole’ sort of a portal that leads to another dimension. 

We have Google-Earth® Hubble Space telescope, Radars, Satellites, GPR (Ground penetration Radar), Scanning system that allows police to see inside your house.  All these and yet there are objects in a near earth range that are not discovered until an amateur astronomer finds it.

On that day when the ‘Last Trumpet’ is sounded, I wonder if any of the above will detect the coming of the Lord… our take on this yes, but there will be nothing they can do about it.

1 Corinthians 15:52

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

Topic:  Jesus loves you… this is a favorite saying of many pastors, “Jesus loves you and so do we”

Text: John 3:16 (NASB)

16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

Commentary: Your greatest temptation will come after your recent Victory in Christ… Be prepared… Ephesians 6:11

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

The road to Victory is littered with lots of detour signs.

Turn your GPS to (God’s Providential Sanctuary) let your destination be His Sanctuary of Splendor and avoid the pitfall of the devil.

The old Sunday’s school chorus of; ‘Jesus loves me this I know’… is an ideal precursor when we were innocent in the shadows of our parents and having early gathering in Jesus name… In our digital age, the generation of youngster are more analytical, with more knowledge of logics, and the same does for the adults. So, this favorite theme of ‘Jesus Loves You” is now passé’? no, but to proactively quote this without the reason of Jesus’ Love, it is incomplete as the Love of Christ is undeserved and to say Jesus loves you while the person being addressed in well entrenched in sin, without the factor of ‘Compassion’ and Mercy and Redemption, the message is incomplete.

So today we want to expound the real reason why Jesus loves you…before going to the reason, we want to recap the following:

  • Jesus is the Incarnate God of the Trinity, He is the First born of the Father Creator in His Holy Spirit
  • Jesus is declared as God in One of the Father Creator
  • Jesus was there from the beginning in the Garden of Eden
  • No one has ever seen God, except Jesus
  • We are all created in the image of God, and when God said, “Let US make man in our likeness” He was with Jesus.
  • Being made in the image of God, we live forever, as God never dies
  • Jesus came to Redeem us for the sin that we inherited from Adam
  • We now have the Salvation to Life-Everlasting though Jesus’ Crucifixion & Resurrection
  • Our Lord promised us an abundant life
  • And He said when we accept Him we are made ‘Children of God’
  • And being ‘Born-Again’ we are ‘Joint Heirs’ to His Kingdom
  • Jesus said… “I am not of this world,” He was from another world
  • Jesus Ascended to His Kingdom and sits on the Throne of Righteousness
  • Jesus is our Mediator, as the Bible said, there in One Mediator between man and God, and He is Christ Jesus

Action/Coming to our Lord:

His Time and His plan for us is not ours, and we must trust Him in Faith and come to Jesus to be Assured of being named in the Lamb’s Book of Live, that can never be removed once entered.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come, Lord Jesus our Sovereign Eternal God in the Holy Trinity, Lord as You are on the Throne of Righteousness interceding for us Lord, we come and seek You and we bring all things to You, as You said come and You will give us rest.  Lord today we thank You for the privilege of serving You for Your Glory. Lord we thank You for this mission of bringing Your Good News to many, Lord we thank You for the many Visitors and we ask Your Divine Blessing on each and Your Favors to be released to those calling on Your Name Lord. We give You our Praises and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZq9xTfHvgo

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6_USQRd9Xs

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCMQ6S7QoCI&list=RDRCMQ6S7QoCI


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Devotionals for Thursday: October 5,2017

 

It’s a One-way ticket…     On earth are you making a ‘Stop-over’ or the ‘Stop-off.  Let’s hope it is a Stop-over, why?

 

Breaking News…. Jetliner-Sized Asteroid Set To ‘Nearly Miss’ Earth On Oct. 12

October 3, 2017 4:04 PM

For the large asteroid that will make a ‘very-close’ fly by, let hope it is not a ‘Stop-over’ and just passing by.

Breaking News. On October 12, a 10-30 meter (32-98 foot) asteroid is set to make a 'close' flyby of Earth. 

The asteroid, named 2012 TC4, will pass just 4,200 miles (6,800 kilometers) from Earth for the first time since it went out of range in 2012.  

Let’s hope our journey here is just a ‘sojourn’ and this earth will not be our final destination. Because as sojourner we’re are just passing through enroute to the new promised land… God’s Kingdom, His place of splendor.

 

In the realms of space 4,200 miles is 50% of the range of how far the Boeing 787 airliner can fly, which is 9,198 miles.

Is God sending us His reminder of what will be coming? Revelation 8 tells us of Wormwood…

The third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water — the name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters turned bitter, and many people died from the waters that had become bitter.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage?search=Revelation%208:10-11&version=NIV

 

Let’s hope that on October 12th which is only 8 days to go the nations of this world will know that this is God’s. Wakeup call.

 

The Word of the Lord said… 2 Chronicle 7:14…  if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage?search=2%20Chronicles%207:14&version=NIV

 

 

The power of the Lord will be seen, let us know this and not wait for that fateful day when earth will be shaken and left bare, come to Jesus today, there’s time and the time is now…

 

Commentary:

In the real world of everyday living the things we face, the people we meet and the day to day demand of just ‘jogging-in-place’ sometimes it becomes such a chore for many… In the ordinary course of our lives we face so many issues, some are mundane, some are critical for our well-being, and all are centered on the future.  Yes, the future is what life’s all about. To our kids it is tomorrow’s school lessons, to us adults it is the responsibilities of finances, health, relationships and having a safety-net for the future.

 

But the future is a moving target… simply because our destiny is not under our total control. While the hard-cold facts that the ‘business as usual’ of a comfortable retirement for many have somewhat subsided lowering the optimism and in actuality lowered the standards of what the golden years should have been.  For some the ‘safety-net’ is still intact and the future is secure… but there’s no real security in the future for either category. 

 

As of 2009, in the wake of the housing and stock market crises, some 51 percent of U.S. households were at risk of being unable to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living at age 65, why are we discussing these issues, because there is a silver lining as our Lord promised to those who seek Him a life of abundance.

 

His Promise:

While our Lord said He came so we could have life and have it more abundantly, and He was speaking in the presence tense and in the future tense. He did not say we are to bury our heads in the sand…

He said Seek First his Kingdom

               Matthew 6: 31 “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What   shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all               these things shall be added to you. 34 Therefore do not worry about               tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Conclusion:

Let us come to our Lord Jesus today and as told in Philippians 4Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Prayer:

Father in Heaven we come and give You our Praises and in Jesus our Eternal Savior and our Sovereign God in One of Your Holy Trinity, Lord we give You first place in our lives knowing that all good things are from you Lord. Lord we thank You for Your Grace and Your Blessing on our visitors to this Good News Website. Lord, as the chores of this world become heavier Lord we place all things at the Cross and look to You Lord to release Your favors upon us. We pray in Your Precious Name Lord Jesus and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vdMcrGnQ0M&list=RD0vdMcrGnQ0M

Spanish:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCx0_OkiOVo&list=PLNIP3RbGxP6W5o8RbByBUStz-9lH31G8v

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCMQ6S7QoCI&list=RDRCMQ6S7QoCI


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Devotionals for Wednesday: October 4, 2017

 

 You’re Out… You’re Safe. Choose one.  The obvious is ‘Safe’, are you safe?

 

Once upon a time Baseball was America’s favorite pastime, Football took the lead, and is now on a decline due to the arrogance and disrespect for the Flag and our national anthem.

 

The meaning of Sportsmanship has been lost to the agenda of those wanting to undermine the goodwill of what ‘Sports’ should represent.

 

Arrogance combined with the lack of forgiveness will always play out badly, and the present disrespect for the Flag is a bad-play. I believe the team consisting of the players, the managers and the owners lack the key criterion of ‘Forgiveness’ someone needs to tell the individual players that carrying a grudge, a contempt or even hate, these will only hurt the person carrying them and in fact it is a load causing mental stress.

 

The following is from the Mayo Clinic…

Forgiveness: Letting go of grudges and bitterness

When someone you care about hurts you, you can hold on to anger, resentment and thoughts of revenge — or embrace forgiveness and move forward.

 

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Nearly everyone has been hurt by the actions or words of another. Perhaps your mother criticized your parenting skills, your colleague sabotaged a project or your partner had an affair. These wounds can leave you with lasting feelings of anger, bitterness or even vengeance.

 

But if you don't practice forgiveness, you might be the one who pays most dearly. By embracing forgiveness, you can also embrace peace, hope, gratitude and joy. Consider how forgiveness can lead you down the path of physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

 

Mayo recommends…

What is forgiveness?

 

Generally, forgiveness is a decision to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge. The act that hurt or offended you might always remain a part of your life, but forgiveness can lessen its grip on you and help you focus on other, more positive parts of your life. Forgiveness can even lead to feelings of understanding, empathy and compassion for the one who hurt you.

 

Forgiveness doesn't mean that you deny the other person's responsibility for hurting you, and it doesn't minimize or justify the wrong. You can forgive the person without excusing the act. Forgiveness brings a kind of peace that helps you go on with life.

 

What are the benefits of forgiving someone?

 

Letting go of grudges and bitterness can make way for happiness, health and peace. Forgiveness can lead to:

 

  • Healthier relationships
  • Greater spiritual and psychological well-being
  • Less anxiety, stress and hostility
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Fewer symptoms of depression
  • Stronger immune system
  • Improved heart health
  • Higher self-esteem

 

  • Summation: Move away from your role as victim and release the control and power the offending person and situation have had in your life

 

As you let go of grudges, you'll no longer define your life by how you've been hurt. You might even find compassion and understanding.  (Credit the Mayo Clinic for this article)

 

To read the whole article, go to:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/forgiveness/art-20047692

In life as individuals we should practice the goodness of forgiveness. So, what do we carry as grudge, contempt or even hate?

 

Do no worry about any of these…                                                                    Ultimate outcome:

I lost money because someone stole it…                                                         The Lord will restore is multiple times.

I made a bad business deal because the partner was not honest.            One door closes and God opens the right one.

I had a relationship that ended badly…                                                           The Right person will come your way.

 

Commentary: This culture demands that unless we succeed or we are nobody,

Rest is defined by leaning on Him

Rest is to come to the cross and empty our souls our baggage and seek Him

Man's rest is the equivalent of slavery as technology made the office mobile and demand our attention perpetually

This culture of constant contact made us slaves to the world and placed us in bondage of engagement of too much un-rest by being held hostage to others approval

How do we find the Rest? it is by coming to Him

Jesus said I am the Lord of the Sabbath

The Sabbath was made for man to recognize God as the Creator

God rested on the Sabbath day he redeems the Sabbath and restores it to Rest

The Son of God is the Lord of the Sabbath

The Sabbath is the ultimate Rest

Jesus is the ultimate rest as He said come unto me and I will give you Rest.

 

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and savior we come. Lord Jesus as we ready Your Word today and gather in Your Name, Lord let Your precepts be emblazoned in our Heart. Lord bless our Visitors and grant us all Your Peace. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forever… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2h9Hm9JZho

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR1eJW4VS1M&index=2&list=RDrbeQWxxsFLQ

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaHTuEZmQ60&list=RDTaHTuEZmQ60#t=0 



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Devotionals for Tuesday: October 3rd, 2017       

Giving my Best, yet it is not enough… But, Jesus paid it All!

Naked we came, and assuredly we take nothing with us. Therefore, today we will focus on the Breaking News…

Las Vegas, October 2, 2017 7:29am PDT

A gunman turned a Las Vegas concert into a killing field Sunday night from his perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, using at least 10 guns to rain down a steady stream of fire, murdering at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 others in the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.

According to SITE Intelligence Group, a terror monitoring organization, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting:

There are three things that we know will occur every time we get closer to the Lord:

As the Trump-Pence Team continue to give God the Glory, the devil will work overtime to destabilize the goodness of the Lord. The same goes for our personal quest to serve the Lord.

There are the factors that we want to highlight:

  1. This world is never going to be the ‘Tranquil place of abode’ if it was then Jesus would not have had to visit earth 2017 years ago.
  2. If humans were kind and gentle and in obedience to the two greatest commands, a: to Love God and Him alone, and; b: To love our neighbors as ourselves. Finally, if we were good enough to enter God’s Kingdom then Christ would hand died in vain.
  3. Because of the Good News of Christ’s Salvation and His Divine Redemption, we know that the Best is yet to come, despite today’s tragic headlines.

 PEACE: A state of tranquility that we all desire.  How can we have peace?  The Peace of man is as good as an Ice Cube on Interstate 95 on a Hot summer day.

 Only from our Lord can we have an Everlasting Peace. Real Peace by anyone on earth is still limited to a finite time.  So, we call this a ‘Superficial’ Peace as it can only last till be face that fateful day; but, should we have FAITH in our Lord and accept His Covenant of His Salvation, then we will have Peace here and Peace in a place of Splendor, which will be an Infinite Everlasting Peace & Joy, fully sanctified in the presence of our Lord Jesus. What a privilege we have in Him, as Jesus is the same Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow and in Faith we can trust HIM.

We all seek a refuge, a sanctuary of peace…  and there will be Peace in the Valley, and on the horizons, the Plains of Joy because our Redeemer Lives!

Our Lord Jesus redeemed us by his Blood, and Jesus our said that He has prepared a place for those that knows Him.  This Heaven, and is described as: 

Conclusion:

Lord as we pause in silence for the victims of the massacre in Las Vegas, we pray for the families and the loss of their loved ones. Lord we pray for this nation as it is in a state of being tested. Lord be with our leaders, and let Your Holy Spirit descend upon us all. Thank You Lord Jesus.

Heaven is a place of Incomprehensible beauty and peace…  Let us give thanks for our Visitors and go in Faith to You Lord Jesus as You Paid It All… Lord Jesus we thank You for the Covenant of Your promise that in Your Father’s Kingdom there are many mansions, and where You are we will be. Lord, today let Your Holy Spirit be with us as we pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus our Supreme Eternal God to You Lord is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

 

Praise:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXUnpUVoS0s&list=RDlXUnpUVoS0s

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a0zCZIJ8XQ

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



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Devotionals for Monday:   October 2nd, 2017

Abiding Love of Christ…     One Day-At-A-Time

Thoughts for the Day:     What is irreplaceable in your life, what is the most precious thing that you possess?

TOPIC: What is more valuable than Gold? 

Good News: The Genuineness of your Faith….

TEXT: 1 Peter 1:7  that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 1:6-8 (in Context) 1 Peter 1 (Whole Chapter)

Commentary: One could say that the most precious thing in our life is life itself.  This could be the most precious thing we possess, but what is life? It is just a vapor… James 4:14

Whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. James 4:13-15 (in Context) James 4 (Whole Chapter)

The famous comedian Rodney Dangerfield once said, “I am so old so I do not buy green bananas” But Jesus said… “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing” John 15: 5 NKJV

Today we have the assurance of the faithfulness of our Lord… “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God”.  Philippians 15: 5

Because God loved us so much that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life… John 3: 16

 

 

The Apostle Paul tells us in this passage that since the creation of the world, God’s invisible qualities, his eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen and that seeing and understanding that, then men are without excuse.  In other words, a person can look at a sunset or a sunrise or the birth of a baby or the power and strength in animals or the way even an ant can carry something 10 times its size and one would have to say…there is a God who made all of this.  This just didn’t happen by chance.

Here’s something we need to understand…human history began with man knowing God.  Human history is not the story of a beast that worshipped idols, and then evolved into a man worshipping one God.  No! Human history is just the opposite: man began knowing god, but turned from the truth and rejected God.  God revealed Himself to man through creation, the things that He made.  The facts about God are not hidden in nature…no…nature screams out when we see the power of a thunderstorm and lightening streaks the sky or a tornado rips a one mile swath through a forest or we bask in the warmth of an evening sun with a sky ablaze in brilliant hues of orange and red and purple…all of these scream out…there is a God…there is a God!

Accept His Invitation today; come to our Lord as He is willing to accept you just as you are…

Pray:  Heavenly Father in Jesus our Redeemer we come knowing that You are on the Throne of Righteousness and through You Lord Jesus we can be Redeemed as we come with a contrite heart seeking Your Forgiveness, Lord we thank you for Your Saving Grace and the many Visitors that we are privileged to serve for Your Glory, we give You our Praises and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laJ4l4xD7bQ

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9bhn7NrXdQ&list=RDbvDsnLabvM8&index=7

 

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Devotionals for Sunday:   October 1, 2017

By His Assurance…       All things are possible through Christ… His Providence prevails His Love endure forever, and He is faithful forever.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:5-7 (in Context) Philippians 4 (Whole Chapter)

Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.” Mark 9:22-24 (in Context) Mark 9 (Whole Chapter) 

Mark 10:27

Looking at them, Jesus said, “With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.”

Mark 10:26-28 (in Context) Mark 10 (Whole Chapter) Other Translations

Mark 11:24

Therefore, I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.

Mark 11:23-25 (in Context) Mark 11 (Whole Chapter

Finally, we have the Word of our Lord and His Word is eternal,

Revelation 21:5

And He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” And He *said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true.” Revelation 21:4-6 (in Context) Revelation 21 (Whole Chapter)

Good News -His Faithfulness:

His Promise:

From the day of Creation God provided us with the goodness of His creation and gave us dominion over all living things. Just imagine, the creation of Heaven and Earth were made for Mankind… just think that God in His Infinite Wisdom by His Intelligent design did all this for us. Why” because He loves us... But we betrayed His trust and sin entered the lives of humans, now as descendants of Adam we inherited this blemish called Sin.  But nothing surprises our Majestic God; He provided a way for us to be redeemed by the Blood of Jesus. Jesus, who was with God and the Holy Spirit from the beginning of it all, Jesus was predestined to be our Redeemer.

Conclusion:

His Faithfulness:

God placed us here to enjoy the worship of him and the intimacy of his love for us
This is the big joy that he gave us so forget the short-term pitfall disguised as happiness.

Joy is from Jesus, as we ‘Rejoice’ in Him, as He is the Light of our Souls.


2: God named his creation i.e. Light, the expanse Sky, and he separated the darkness from light and the water from dry land.

  • God named it all,
  • The defining focus of God is Love not power
  • God brings order
  • God commanded; us to be fruitful and multiply
  • God blesses His living beings
  • God gave us lordship over all living things and dominion over earth

Prayer: Father we come in Jesus our Redeemer and our Sovereign Eternal God in One of Your Holy Trinity, Lord Jesus in awe we come knowing that all things were created by You as The Father Spoke and You acted in His Holy Spirit. Lord today we come to You seeking Your Divine Blessings and Your guidance, as we say that Your Hands are ‘Over’ us, and not in what we do, as You Lord do not need help, so we place all things in Your Hands and look to You knowing that all things are possible for those who trust in You Lord. Lord Your Unconditional love abounds in what You have created for mankind, Lord today let us be good-stewards of Your mission and bless our Visitors coming to this Website. We pray in Your Precious Name Lord Jesus, to You are the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy6AOGRsR80

Spanish:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nK8rp4aRiMw

Chinese:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkUZ0ntp0rk&list=RDYkUZ0ntp0rk&t=24

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Devotionals for Saturday:   September 30, 2017

Focus…    My God is real… He is as real as the Rising-Sun this morning, He is Alpha and Omega, and God

Because He is Real and He is Sovereign, and by His Covenant and Grace I can say “Because he Lives, and so will I… and you too”.

Salvation is only from the Lord…

No one ever died and Rose from death, except Jesus.

As we spread the Word of our Lord, His Fragrance will also surround us... If you had a choice of who to represent, assuming the choice was a Winner versus an unknown that could be a loser in the end, the obvious choice would be to go with the winner... The following words are what described our Lord Jesus when we choose HIM:

  • Victory
  • Triumph
  • Sovereignty
  • Joint-Heir
  • Providence
  • Goodness & Righteousness

Remember our Lord also gave us a Sound-Mind with Power. Now all these goodness is wrapped up in one tidy package which Jesus called... Faith.

EVENING:

Coming to The Lord:

And ONLY Through Jesus we can have a future life in a place of Splendor.

Remember Faith cannot save you, it is through Faith in Jesus by His GRACE we are Saved.

Neither Buddha nor Mohammed can give you that Assurance as our Divine Eternal God Came, Died, Rose and Ascended and sits on the Throne of Righteousness and HE is our Advocate.

We cannot worship nature, things that we see and the goodness of men, why? Because He (God) Created it all, and He is calling us to receive His Precious Priceless gift that all the gold cannot purchase.

We also need to know that Jesus is not just ‘His Son’… He is God in one as you read in:

John 1, Hebrews 1, and Colossians 1

Jesus is the Anointed Son, we were taught in Sunday’s school that Jesus is the Son of God, then even right now, for us that do not know our Lord, will say, how can God have a Son and He wasn’t married?  We must remember that we are finite in our thinking ability and our life span, and only God is Infinite, God knew our limited capability, so He spoke to us using Metaphor or narrated His message using simple analogy to convey the scope of His thinking to us whom He created.

We need to know that we cannot go to God unless through Jesus, why” because He is the Gatekeeper, and He is our Advocate (for those that know him). So if we do not know Him or turned away like the tribe of Judah when they were taken captive, they worshipped Idols, anything, person or whatsoever other that Jesus is consider above Jesus Christ, will be considered as idols.

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, and He is our Hero.

The Bible teaches that when we receive Him (Jesus Christ) we are saved and He will never … let us be lost;

 2 Timothy 1:7 New International Version (NIV)

7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

Conclusion:

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 we come. Lord today we Praise You and thank You Lord for Your Graciousness. Lord thank You for the privilege of serving You and having Visitors to our sites bearing Your Good Need for Your Glory. Lord we seek Your Divine guidance and we seek Your blessings on our Visitors and Lord let there be just one that will come to know You today as the angels will celebrate in heaven. Lord we pray for the needs of all as we know that in You we have Victory and all things work together for good as we love You Lord. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus and to You is the power and the glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw97Eu_OFMk

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faexCo8lTqk&list=RDfaexCo8lTqk#t=0

www.goodnewsforever.org  English Site with daily Devotions

www.buenasnuevasiempre.com Spanish Site with Daily Devotions (Espanol) Sitio español con Devociones Diarias

www.heavenlybridge.com Chinese Site with Daily Devotions (Mandarin) 中國網站每日靈修(普通話)
                                        

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Devotionals Friday:  September 29, 2017

We can count on this…. Standing on the promise of God… Jesus made it clear, no demand for payment, His Grace is totally free

Commentary: Our Lord disclosed many things, including His promised of His Divine Guidance… (Isaiah 30:21); and 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, so 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.

What a privilege our Lord Jesus gave us… it is like graduating at the head of the class. This is where the Bible said the separation of the sheep from the goat…

Matthew 25:32 KJV

And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:

Matthew 25:33

And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

Today as we Worship our Sovereign Eternal God, let us look up and say… Lord Jesus thank you for Your Love, Your Divine Redemption and we love You because You are Messiah, God in One of our Father, Creator and Lord of lord and King of kings, To You Lord Jesus be the Glory and Thine is the Kingdom, We Praise You Lord Jesus… Amen.

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

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

Conclusion:  As we worship today, let us be reminded by:

Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 New International Version (NIV)

Fulfill Your Vow to God

1. Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Go near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools, who do not know that they do wrong.

2 Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God.

God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.

3 A dream comes when there are many cares, and many words mark the speech of a fool.

4 When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow.

5 It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it.

6 Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the temple messenger, “My vow was a mistake.” Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands?

7 Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.

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).

Action/Coming to our Lord:  Let us come to our Lord boldly without any malice, deceit, envy or prejudice; remove the plank from your eyes first, forgive everyone and come to the Lord in humility.

Prayer: Father we come in Jesus our Redeemer and our Eternal Sovereign God in One of Your Holy Trinity, Lord Jesus today we ask that the messages being taught  today will be heard and that the hearers will respond to the calling by You our Lord as the ‘Day of the Lord’ is coming at a time when no one knows.  So we are to be prepared by accepting Your Priceless Gift of Redemption. Lord Jesus your Grace is sufficient and we seek your blessings for our Visitors coming to this Website to read Your calling to a Victorious life in You Lord. Lord we pray in Your Holy Name and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the glory now and forevermore. Amen.

Praise:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4x5QTMtVx4&list=PLFA2C4A7500766137

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d1y6iQLdLE&list=PLCF8C2B23671C0101&index=2

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH_kVTgptpU&list=PL7C6CCF9FA3E7DB37

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Devotionals for Thursday:    September 28, 2017

 Another false doomsday that did not occur, but, is there one out there?

False prophets are ‘dime-a-dozen’ 

1 John 4: 1-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

4 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God, 3 and every spirit that does not confess that[a] Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God. And this is the spirit of the Antichrist, which you have heard was coming, and is now already in the world.

Our hope in Christ founded on… 

2 Corinthians 2:14  (NKJV)

14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.

Matthew 24:  3-30 The Signs of the Times and the End of the Age

3 Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?”

4 And Jesus answered and said to them: “Take heed that no one deceives you. 5 For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. 6 And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. 8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

9 “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name’s sake. 10 And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another. 11 Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many. 12 And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. 13 But he who endures to the end shall be saved. 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.

1 John 4:4

You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

In Context | Full Chapter 

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. In Context | Full Chapter |

And the Apostle Paul wrote; in whatever state we are in we must be thankful. 

Philippians 4: Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Let us spend this moment Praising our Lord and thanking Him for His mercies and His Divine Redemption.

In life, they say count the pennies and the dollars will take care of itself… So Choosing Christ, making Him the Author and Finisher of our Faith will let all things fall in-line.  Yes, we will have challenges, a there is always a constant battle against the evil one, but we have Victory…

Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come… Jesus Messiah we are privileged to be called to love one another as You have loved us. Lord bless our Visitors and grant each and every one Your providence as we know You know our needs even before we ask or even think it.  Lord we thank You knowing that You will lead us in triumph in You our Sovereign Eternal God. Lord we thank You for the privilege of bringing Your Good News to these sites and we seek Your continued blessings that many will come to know You Lord.  Lord we give You the Glory and to You is the Power and thine is the Kingdom, now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English  : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GKhDCsLrUg

Spanish : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZsl9c1tVk0&list=RDTZsl9c1tVk0#t=4

Chinese : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfuxNBXREck&list=RDGfuxNBXREck

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Devotionals for Wednesday: September 27, 2017

 The ‘Faraday’ shield versus God’s eternal shield.

A Faraday cage or Faraday shield is an enclosure used to block electromagnetic fields. A Faraday shield may be formed by a continuous covering of conductive material or in the case of a Faraday cage, by a mesh of such materials.

An EMP is a sudden burst of electromagnetic radiation that follows a nuclear detonation. EMPs are not exclusively caused by nuclear weapons, but ones large enough to cause wide-scale disruptive are most likely to occur by from nuclear rather than typical chemical-based explosion.

From FOX® News… Could North Korea turn America’s lights out? We’re living in the dark about our electric grid…

In Heaven there will be One Lord, One God and He is Jesus… Every knee shall bow, and every lip will give our Lord Jesus the Glory knowing He is Lord and God in the Holy Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, dwelling among us all in His Kingdom.

Heaven is a place fully sanctified and ‘Hardened’ (hardened means to be protected from radiation) against sin, there will be no deceit, no greed, no immorality, no Hollywood, no jails and no hospitals, no cemeteries, only LIFE and it will be Ever-Lasting, and there will be no pollution as there will be no Power Grids, because our Lord will be the source of Light, and the Joy from him will replace the 1,500 channels of nothing on TV.

Jesus gave us all a ‘glimpse’ of the above, but our finite brain power could not break the barriers. Because our ‘Faith’ has limitation that prevented us from reaching His dimension, remember Jesus said…” I am not of this world”; therefore, be prepared for un-bridled Joy in a place of un-imaginable Splendor described by Jesus himself as “Paradise’

While we are not able to go to His Kingdom until that day when we leave this earthy tent. We can come to our Lord Jesus and in Faith have communion with Him as He said come unto me… and because He became our Redeemer replacing the ‘cleansing-rituals’ by the torn curtain, we can boldly come to our Lord Jesus….  So, we come Lord knowing You are there and are in our Midst, Lord we thank You Jesus our Sovereign Eternal God.

EVENING:

Mark 16:19

[Christ Ascends to God’s Right Hand] So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.

Authors and story writers have given us nursery rhymes, Peter Rabbit, Alice in Wonderland, Mickey Mouse and all us have grown up watching Sesame street, with Elmo and Big Bird… These are all acceptable across the board in all levels of society.  But when it comes to God, the Bible and Christianity, this is where the Word of God becomes vetted and now being voted by our law makers that the Bible cannot be brought on Campus in many branches of our Military.

In fact, the ACLU sued to have a painting of Jesus removed from a school that hung it its place since 1947, and they have actually tried to place warning labels on the Holy Bible.  The oxymoron meaning of American Civil Liberties Union that ‘advocates’  individual  rights, then if this is their quest, then they need to be abolished, as many of their actions are against  civil liberties of individuals.

Minute erosions of our religious freedoms are being instituted by atheist groups and even by those with leaning toward embracing the Sharia law of Islam.  This is a small trickle that will turn into a roaring river of reform that will significantly change the texture of this great society.

Let us Praise our Lord as we end the day…Colossians 1:16

For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.

Prayer.  Father we come in Jesus our Lord and savior. Lord as we end this day we thank You for Your Graciousness and we place all in Your Holy hands.  Lord be with us tonight as we thank You for the privilege of Boldly coming to You knowing that the dark clouds are gathering which will be broken by the Trumpet’s sound.  Lord let Your Holy Spirit be with us as we thank You for Your Favors and Your Faithfulness in meeting our needs and the needs of our Visitors. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus as we look to a new dawn filled with Your Love and Grace, to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2tUmYWCsVY&list=RDO2tUmYWCsVY#t=8 
Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5CskbwG55A

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qlz55R0f-k&list=RD4qlz55R0f-k


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Devotionals for Tuesday:  September 26, 2017

     Our weakness is backed by His strength, go boldly and stay clear of the trap. Jesus offers safety in Him

1 Thessalonians 5:2-4  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Thessalonians+5:3&version=NKJV

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, “Peace and safety!” then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief.

The Text above is a warning not to be complacent, but it also affirmed the assurance of our Savior to all brothers and sisters who are not in ‘darkness’ that the ‘sudden-destruction’ shall not come upon us.

What a Gracious Savior we have who fore warns all but assures us who are enlightened of His Divine Redemption.

Praise be to God our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who is returning on that day; a day when the wheat will be separated from the chaff.

Today we say…  go boldly, but stay away from the trap, and the trap is always present, but with the presence of our Lord, who is always in our Midst, by His grace we shall avoid the trap.

God wants us to ‘Love’ Him, as the Text below states…  Knowing that God said… The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, And delivers them.  Psalm 34:7  In Context | 

Our presence in His Kingdom, will be not of ‘Fear’ but of Adoration.  Therefore, there will be no laws, rules, court of law, attorney, prison or local sheriffs.

We give our Lord the Glory…

1 Chronicles 29:11-14 [Full Chapter]

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, The power and the glory, The victory and the majesty; For all that is in heaven and in earth is Yours; Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, And You are exalted as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, And You reign over all. In Your hand is power and might; In Your hand it is to make great And to give strength to all. “Now therefore, our God, We thank You And praise Your glorious name. ...

Prayer:  Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come.  Lord Jesus we thank You for Your presence as we give You Pre-Eminence in our lives, knowing that You Lord Jesus is God in One of the Father.  Lord we thank You for Your Love, Your Providence and Your Redemption. Lord be with our Visitors as we all go in Faith knowing that You will never leave us nor forsake us. We thank You Lord Jesus and to is the Power and the Glory now and Forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZq9xTfHvgo&list=RDnZq9xTfHvgo

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6_USQRd9Xs

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

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Devotionals for Monday: September 25, 2017

Overcoming temptation… do not venture alone always ask Jesus to be present…

Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Luke 6:37  (NIV)

Judging Others

37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.

Commentary: God used circumstances to reveal his Glory

We are empowered by his Divine leading, He leads us to events that will be used to bring His Good News to those gathering to see the event, and the power of The Holy Spirit is always with those that walk with HIM. Refer to Acts 2 the day of Pentecost

I Corinthians 13.

We are told to ‘Develop our Talent’, what is the Talent that you received? The Talent isn’t ours, it belongs to our Creator, Our Lord only entrusted us with the Talent; so, use it wisely. When we listen to some people speaking they use the pronoun “I” very often… to many it is all about ‘Me’; I did this, I made this and I accomplished this, etc.

The teaching of our Lord Jesus is directed to Love our ‘neighbors’ like ourselves… who is a neighbor? We all live in a neighborhood… back to the Talent given by our Lord, this is what we all want to hear… Well done good and faithful servant. It is amazing how the phrase ‘Good-Job’ is a most appreciated statement, and to the person you are saying this to, it makes an impact building self-esteem and expressing his/her contributions.

To today let’s use the talent to be building bridges and not making yourself a stand-alone island. Only the Lord can say… “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.  John 15:5 NKJV Examine yourself, know that we are just an 'Ant' in the realms of the universe.

Today’s Precept: ‘HUMBLENESS’ Luke 14: 11 NKJV For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. 

There are many ‘self-help’ books, life-management series, etc., most will tell you to set a goal, and how to achieve your mission. The Bible is the best-selling book of all times… and it is full of ‘secrets’ that are revealed.  The Bible is a storehouse of knowledge, it reveals how to deal with success, how not to take the ‘shortcuts’ in life, but it also reveals the secret of overcoming, Adversities, how to gain ‘Victory’ and it also affirms the Promises of our Lord.  Some may dispute this as the bible said… things like, if it was to record the things that our Lord Jesus did, even the whole world could not contain it?  How could Jesus\ 33 years on earth and His actions could not be contained even in the whole world? Let’s step back FOR A MOMENT AND LOOK AT THE Galaxy… how many billions are out there in the ‘Milky-Way’, our most powerful telescopes and probes are just touching the tip of the universe.

The fastest we can travel is The Apollo 10 crew; Thomas StaffordJohn W. Young and Eugene Cernan achieved the highest speed relative to Earth ever attained by humans; 39,896 km/h (11.1 km/s, 24,790 mph, approximately 32 x speed of sound, approximately 0.0037 percent of the speed of light). The record was set 26 May 1969.

So, our best is not enough, at 32 times the speed of sound and a fraction of the speed of light we cannot do what Jesus did. He ascended at the speed of light, and so will we; as in the twinkling of an eye we shall all be transformed into a new creation.

Conclusion: As we end the day, let us be prepared by reading the Best-Seller of all times… The Bible, search it and find His ‘Secrets’ and one of the most direct statement revealing one of His secret is…

Matthew 6:33-34

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.

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, Ephesians 2:19 NIV

Invitation:

Romans 8:11

11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.

Heavenly Father in our Lord Jesus we come to knowing that You are on the Throne of Righteousness and You intercedes for us, Lord, fill us with Your Holy Spirit and direct our pathways as we seek to be led by Your divine guidance as the Author and Finisher of our Faith.  And by Faith we come and accept You Lord knowi9ng that all things work for good to those that love You, and in acknowledgement of Your Word, that You will never leave us nor forsake us. Lord be with each of our Visitors and bless every one with Your providence. We pray this in Your Holy Name and we give You the Praise and to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory, now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0v35yVIL5Q&spfreload=10

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXSBMyQ5ppk

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


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Devotionals for Sunday: September 24,2017

  The Cross is the Way to Restoration, and Jesus Christ is the Catalyst. Jesus infused it with His Grace…

There’s a life-cycle to everything, everyone and all come to the end. That beautiful blooming rose will fade, the bountiful vineyards with grapes will go dormant and our life will also.

So, for those that say…” I do not need God’s restoration”, is like that passenger on the Titanic ignoring the siren of warning. Or more like trying to cross the railroad facing an oncoming locomotive.

Each Springtime the rose bushes will regenerate into a blooming bush full of roses and sweet-smelling fragrance. Our lives are like a rose bush, we can spread the joy and fragrance of the Lord.

Corinthians 2:14

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

2 Corinthians 2:15

For we are to God the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing.

In Context | Full Chapter |

The Cross as described by Jesus…

1 Corinthians 1:18 [Full Chapter]

Christ the Power and Wisdom of God] 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.

Luke 9:23

Take Up the Cross and Follow Him ] Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me. In Context | Full Chapter 

 

The Bible has presented conclusive history and cross references of Jesus who was the ‘Light’ on the First Day…  Now we in our finite thinking will ask … How could Jesus provide the Light that God said, God the Creator said…” Let there be Light” and there was Light, and God saw it and said it was Good.  If we must know the scientific answer to this ‘Divine-Radiance’ then we will never see the Light that will shines in His Kingdom, as it also said that there will be no night as our Lord will be the Light.  And anyone not having these scientific answers may also be looking for the answer to His Resurrection, as He rose from the dead.  If anyone wants to have these answers and continue as a Scoffer, then he should worry, because then this person would not believe that there is a life after our physical body dies. But God said we are created in His Likeness and therefore we shall also live forever, as our Soul lives on.  

Not that this is the question of living beyond this life is a concern of the person that needs the ‘Proof’. But this person can experience the realms of having that assurance of been Redeemed and be saved by His Blood, this is accomplished by having FAITH in Jesus and acknowledging that he is our Redeemer and through His Blood of Atonement, we are Redeemed and Sealed as a Down-Payment towards His Redemption; (Meaning we are no longer a Pawn item to this world) and are now Joint Heir to His Kingdom.

 You can come to Jesus right now, where you are by accepting His Invitation, by Repenting and by Faith receive Jesus Christ into your heart and life and follow Him in obedience as your Lord and Savior: by Praying 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, Amen.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come to Praise You Father. Lord Jesus we acknowledge that you are interceding for us, and as our Sovereign Eternal God in One of the Father we seek You Lord, and seek a close walk with You. Lord bless our Visitors, and grant us all Your Peace and lead us to Green Pastures and Still Waters in this life as the challenges are plenty. Lord we look to that day when we shall see You as You are, and we thank you for the privilege of serving in Your name for Your Glory. Lord we Pray in Your Name, and to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and Forevermore… Amen.

 

Praise:

 English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0v35yVIL5Q&spfreload=10

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXSBMyQ5ppk

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

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Devotionals for Saturday:  September 23, 2107

Are you a part of this?     Large blocks of personal data were compromised, stolen by hackers.  How safe is your personal data?

The one Data-Base that is totally bullet-proof is the ‘Lamb’s Book of Life’.  All entries made are Eternal…

A dentist cannot do ‘Brain-Surgery’, and the firm Equifax employed a music-major as their Cyber-security chief.

While most technological procedures are designed to perform multiple functions on its own… even the ‘Auto-Pilot’ in today’s most modern plane requires monitoring by experienced pilots. As in the case of the Air France crash caused by a false reading by the wind-speed indicator. 

Driverless cars also require the occupant to be ready to do an override.  The future is either going to be exciting or be perilous, as Ford® plans to produce driverless cars without a steering wheel of a set of controls, this is what we consider a ‘magic-box’ that will either take you to the destination of your choice or to a destination that will be either hell or to glory.  No, the car makes no decision on the choice of hell or heaven, but the occupant must be ready to arrive at the ‘final’ destination in the event the car takes him to his final resting place.

Coming to our Lord:  Are you ready to be named as a ‘Joint-Heir’ a co-owner of His Kingdom?

Let’s us receive His ‘Priceless-Gift’ right now you can be named in the Lamb’s book of life… This is the book that will be opened as described in…

Revelation 21:27

and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life. Revelation 21:26-27 (in Context) Revelation 21 (Whole Chapter)

Now one may say if there are billions of people in this book, how long it will take for my name to be called.  We must stop to think, that in the Heavenly realms of our Creator, our DNA is not described in one paragraph, it takes a whole hard drive of a computer and more to decipher the composition of our DNA, or just one Cell of our bodies. 

So, our limited brain-power is always an impediment to us coming to our Lord and simply accepting Jesus as our Lord and Savior. This is too simplistic, as humans we may question this Divine Power of our Lord to save us and declaring us to be Born-Again.

EVENING:

The next time you board a 747 Jet Plane step hard on the metal plate as you enter and see the ‘massive’ structure of this large airplane and wonder how can this thing take-off and fly… we humans can justify the aerodynamics and the ability of flight, but flying without an airplane is what Jesus did. So, looking at our finite ability versus the Infinity of our Lord who spoke the universe into existence with billions of galaxies, let us not question His Super-Natural Gift of Life Everlasting through His Grace and us having Faith in our Lord. He said He will never leave us nor forsake us, so come He will not turn you away.


Conclusion: Life is a Vapor but our Lord Jesus came so that we may have it more abundantly…

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.

John 10:9-11 (in Context) John 10 (Whole Chapter) 

His Faithfulness:

2 Peter 1:11

for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.

2 Peter 1:10-12 (in Context) 2 Peter 1 (Whole Chapter) 

Ephesians 3:20

Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, Ephesians 3:19-21 (in Context) Ephesians 3 (Whole Chapter)

Prayer: Father in heaven, In Jesus we come, Lord thank You for Your Word of assurance that the way to Your Eternal Kingdom will be open to us as we come knowing that You are able to do far more exceeding our imagination, and we thank You Lord for Your Power that works within us according to Your Scriptures.  Lord we thank You for our Visitors and we ask Your Divine Blessings on each one and Your Favor of Providence be granted to us all. Lord let Your Gifts be used for Your Glory as we seek to bring Your Good News to the ends of the earth as You so commanded. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHe_qmo3gX4&list=RDAHe_qmo3gX4#t=0

Spanish:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH6z6REWqGA

Chinese:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uybTsziXQik&list=PLE0DBA0565095817D




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Devotionals for Friday:     September 22, 2017

Enjoy this…        Know that, God has your back, because he said so… Good things are in the making, be in faith…

Are you going in Faith, or going by risk? How can a farmer sleep through a Thunderstorm that may produce Hail?

Text: Hebrews 9:27 And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

Commentary: Hail destroys the corn crop, just imagine that you have several hundred acres planted with Corn, and somewhere along the way when the corn is about to yield a bumper harvest, then comes the weather report of an oncoming unstable weather with a band of Thunderstorm and potential Hail or even a tornado.  Life is like this

Unfortunately, in life; life insurance coverage gives you benefits only to a point; the best coverage of the life-insurance will make you worth more dead than alive.  

In God His Assurance is not just a replacement of what we currently have but a new irreplaceable place that He has prepared for us. And our new life will be a ‘New-Creation’

Consider the risk of not having insurance for the crop, but what’s worse is going along in this world without insurance.  All things are replaceable, except one thing, your life, and this life that you now live can never be lost, except that your body will return to dust and you will live-on forever. So why do we need Insurance?  The need to have ‘Assurance’ for our future beyond this life is a must. So how can we obtain this Assurance?  The Bible said, “it is appointed unto man once to die and then the judgment’…

Notice it said; ‘Once to die’ but after this the Judgment… If we die how can we be around for the judgment? Factually, you will never really die. So, to avoid judgment, come to Jesus and accept Him, and be among the believers that will not be condemned…

The Bible said every knee shall bow and every tongue will confess. But as we read in Romans 8: 1,

Romans 8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Deliverance from Bondage

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His Own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,because the mind set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do soand those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Principle:

Hebrews 9: 28 so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Mark 9:23

And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.”

Mark 10:27

Looking at them, Jesus said, “With people it is impossible, but not with God; for all things are possible with God.”

Mark 11:24

Therefore, I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be granted you.

Finally, we have the Word of our Lord and His Word is eternal,

Revelation 21:5

And He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” And He *said, “Write, for these words are faithful and true.”

Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Lord, today as we come into Your Holy Presence we are privileged to present Your Good News and we thank you :ord for our Visitors in all three languages. Lord bless our Visitors as You said, “Whoever calls upon Your Name Lord Jesus shall be saved. Lord Thank You for leading us by Your Holy Spirit, as we obey Your commandment as spoken by You Lord…” That we shall love You Lord God with all our hearts, with all our Soul, and with our entire Mind. As we acknowledge this as Your First and Greatest Commandment. Lord be with us this day to be full of Grace and be Divinely guided by Your Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus in Your Holy Name we pray and to You Lord is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

Praise

Praise:        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jJPcjeP2SI&list=RD1jJPcjeP2SI

Chinese:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3tlOfFsFqw&list=RDP3tlOfFsFqw#t=65

Spanish:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw-dEMIMJJc&list=PL5DA6B3BED7BB96E6


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Devotionals for Thursday:  September 21, 2017

Do this…  Seize the Day and make it a good-day… know that you are set-apart, and come what may you are safe…

    

Focus:     He is coming again, He told us of the events leading to His return, are we there yet? The day of The Lord is promised and He will fulfill it.

: The ‘Right-Place’ and the ‘Right-Time’. Now is the best time ever, seize the Moment, seize the Day

Focus: Time is a dimension, the universe is timeless? How about the 4th dimension, God knows, we are just mere humans.

TEXT: Colossians 1: 15-18 15   (NKJV) He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him. 17 And He is before all things, and in Him all things consist. 18 And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence.

Devotional: Because our Lord Jesus is the image of the invisible God, and He is the firstborn over all creation, and this occurred when God said let there be ‘Light’ our Lord, Yeshua, Yahweh,  Elohim, El Shaddai, Jehovah… Jesus is the Great “I AM”.  Because Jesus Himself said…” Before Abraham was, I am”

John 8:58

Jesus said to them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.” In Context | Full Chapter |

Jesus is not the by-stander in our prayers. He is “The Mediator” our only channel to The Father, so many who pray to The Father and never mention Jesus, are they really reaching The Father.   Remember Jesus said… “No one comes to the Father unless through me”. John 14:6 [Full Chapter] Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

Jesus is not our ‘Buddy’ He is the Supreme-Sovereign God in One of The Father, yet He said…. I am your friend… John 15:15

No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I heard from My Father I have made known to you. In Context | Full Chapter |

EVENING:

Coming to the Lord:

So when we gather in His Holy Name, remember Jesus is always in our Midst. Jesus said…  “Where two or more are gathered in my name, I am in the Midst” Matthew 18:20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.” In Context | Full Chapter |

Good News -His Faithfulness:

When you know and trust our Lord, the Bible said…”He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” Psalm 91:11.  Only our Lord prays for us, as His angels are constantly at work to safeguard us, His angels are here to minister to us and to guide us into our Lord’s presence at our life’s journey in heaven forever.  His angels are sent to serve those who loves the Lord and those our Lord made Joint-Heirs to His Kingdom.

Because our Sovereign Eternal Savior, Jesus Christ the Son of God, who is God Incarnate in His Holy Trinity is our Mediator and is Interceding for us to His Father.  What a privilege our Lord Jesus gave us… He took us out of the trash-heap and made us into fine-linen worthy of coming into the Presence of His Father.

His Faithfulness:

Jesus the giver of Life – everlasting, remember that a ‘Free’ Gift had to be bought by the giver, and Jesus bought His Priceless Gift with His Life by dying for us, and His Payment was Redeemed by the Father as He Rose from death. His Resurrection is a Witness of what He has endowed for those in Jesus who shall also share in His Glory through His Divine Redemption.

Matthew 10:32

[Confess Christ before Men] “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess (you) before My Father who is in heaven. In Context | Full Chapter 

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 thank You for being our Mediator to the Father.  Lord it is because of Your Righteousness we are privileged to come in Your Holy Presence.  Lord thank You for Your Divine Grace as You have prepared a place for us all knowing that You have said You are not of this world… Lord as we go in faith, Lord remove the challenges and lead us all to green pastures as it is by Your Divine Providence that You gave us an abundant life and a more-abundant life to come. Lord we thank You for the Visitors to this site, bless us all Jesus Messiah, and to You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VS7_lWxPZY

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sp__xmjLsNE&list=RDSp__xmjLsNE#t=0

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-XoURMlkKY&list=RD7-XoURMlkKY#t=4

Remember:  He is the Great “I AM” and all things are possible in Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior


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Devotionals for Wednesday: September 20, 2017

  Is God listening, is He seeing the world’s situation? Is He ignoring us? No… He is ready when he is…

Yes, He is listening and seeing everything, and He is not ignoring us, nor are we forgotten…

God’s time are on His schedule. 

 Is God concerned with our Global Moral & financial issues?

Text:     Render to Caesar what is to Caesar,

Mark 12:17
And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. And they marvelled at him.
Mark 12:16-18 (in Context) Mark 12 (Whole Chapter)

Commentary:    “We are a Good News Resource… so we focus of the Solution”

Headline… Apple CEO  Tim Cooke declares  that his is Gay….

The question: Is God concerned with our Global Moral & Financial crisis, or even the USA financial potential disaster? Our answer is yes, but it is a problem that our Lord will not ‘Fix’ as in many ways it is un-fixable due to the agenda that our nation has embarked upon.  History dating back thousands of years reflected the fall of nations, and even the destruction of countries.  

Are we reaching the zenith of what America has beholden as the ultimate despicable edict that has made our Lord angry with us? What could this be? To be like Sodom & Gomorrah by a presidential ‘decree’ endorsing gay marriages.

Please do not get us wrong, we love everyone including our gay sisters and brothers, but the Bible speaks about this as an abomination to our Lord. We did not make this up… our leaders are endorsing Evolution and making this a curriculum in our schools?  They have removed the Name of Jesus from Prayers, they have endorsed Abortion and are promoting pre-marital sex by distributing condoms, and financing Abortion clinics in the name of pro-choice.  So any government that feels that by packaging, Killing babies as ‘Pro-Choice’ and Homosexuality as ‘a Life-Style’ why not call, crime by a more friendlier name? my not call the drug dealers by a friendlier name?  while they continue with their drug-war and ruining lives.  We are not making these up, this is the order of the day in society. 

How can we exist under such repulsive acts that are now becoming mainstream by the current administration? Under our God’s timeline His warning is already heralded, the clock is ticking and under our nation’s timeline, we are probably ignoring these ills in our society by saying…” I can avoid this and it is something that I am not a part of’ may be somewhat true, but we are all on this one Titanic called Earth, it is destined to implode unless we take notice and turn to our Lord… is it too late? Our Lord never said so, the Bible said    

2 Chronicles 7:14
If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
2 Chronicles 7:13-15 (in Context) 2 Chronicles 7 (Whole Chapter)

His Promise:

Vengeance is mine, said the Lord…. The decline of empires litters the roads of man’s history. We see America falling into this trap and this is nothing surprising to our Lord. The Bible is full of these practices that are highly offensive to our Lord, and His warning is being brought into full focus.  The question is…Are we there yet?  Are we in the time of Noah? It is like what Ruth Graham said, Our Lord owes Sodom an apology” as earth is just as corrupt as Sodom & Gomorrah.  What a profound statement from the dear wife of  one of God’s faithful servant, Billy Graham.

His Faithfulness:

Our Lord is Faithful and while we ask… Are we there yet? Me maybe there, but He is willing to receive our repentance and turning from our wayward focus by turning to Him as said in the above Scripture, He will grant us a reprieve, just like he did for the city of Ninevah. 

We look to our future in Paradise as He said, as this is where He is and His presence makes it a place of Splendor. Praise God; in Him alone is our Hope because of HIS Greatness and not ours

“Do not be terrified. … The Lord your God, who goes before you, He will fight for you” (Deuteronomy 1:29-31). 

“All this assembly shall know that the Lord does not save with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord’s” (1 Samuel 17:47). 

“If God is for us, who can be against us? … In all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us” (Romans 8:31, 37). 

Father in Heaven, in Jesus we come. We thank You in the name of Jesus our Redeemer and our Sovereign Eternal God in One of Your Divine Holy Trinity, Lord Jesus Your Majestic Powers and Your Everlasting Love for us and your Grace are all we need. Lord We Love You Lord, we praise You and we are privileged to bring Your Good News to the ends of the world.  Lord bless our Visitors and grant us all Your Divine Providence as You know our needs before we ask. Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:  

Praise:      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5L6QlAH3L4&list=PLcHqC9YNzSaB621igMmxfeMUvroQqYr3L

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4re731wk9J4

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw-dEMIMJJc&list=PL5DA6B3BED7BB96E6

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Tuesday: September 19, 2017

Tuesday:        Are we there yet? Prophecy of: War, Millions displaced, Scoffers and persecution of Christians…

Focus:  Are we there yet? No, we are not forgotten by God…

The massive migration of people displaced by the war and other conflicts is a current news item.  The journey to the Promised-Land was a more epic event, Moses led millions through the desert to Canaan, and the Lord did not forget them, in fact he cared for them while ‘training’ them in preparation to enter the Promised-Land.

We are all a ‘Diaspora’ of some sort. Why? Wide-Spread changes are making many feel like we are a foreigner.

We can come to our Lord Jesus right where we are and he will receive us, and we can have His assurance that we will be saved by His Blood.  As we journey through this life, with a life-span of 70-80-90 or even a hundred years old…we needs to stop and know that He is God; as the bible said; what is Man? That You are mindful of him?  Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) who conquered the Persian Empire, into Egypt and India, died at age 33, at his death he requested that his hands were not to be wrapped and they were to be visible showing that his hands were “Empty” a bold statement while he gained much in life, but in death he could not take anything with him. Let us be mindful of this…

Hebrews 2:6 But there is a place where someone has testified: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them, a son of man that you care for him? Hebrews 2:5-7 (in Context) Hebrews 2 (Whole Chapter)

His warning…

John 8:44 You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Isaiah 1:24

24 Therefore the Lord, the Lord Almighty,
    the Mighty One of Israel, declares:
“Ah! I will vent my wrath on my foes and avenge myself on my enemies.

Romans 8:11 New International Version (NIV) 11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.

His Assurance:  

Romans 5:11 New International Version (NIV)

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


Matthew 26: 41 NIV

Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

Prayer: Father in Heaven in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come to You knowing that You are on the Throne of Righteousness and You intercedes for us, Lord. Lord be with our Visitors today and fill us all with Your Holy Spirit and direct our pathways as we seek to be led by Your divine guidance as the Author and Finisher of our Faith.  And by Faith we come and accept You Lord klnowi9ng that all things work for good to those that love You, and in acknowledgement of Your Word, that You will never leave us nor forsake us, Lord we give You the Praise and to you Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory, now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC_9TuIsMPM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wuONcQ8IqE

Remember:  Our Lord’s will for us today is: Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

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

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Monday:   September 18, 2017

Note…     The aftermath of Hurricane Irma is still in effect. Recovery is slowly being accomplished

The Fury of the storm as it rages with howling wind is like the voice of God issuing a warning.

In firefighting, we can ‘fight’ back, but in a Hurricane or an earthquake we are helpless.

In Fighting the temptation, we are provided with God’s Resources…

 Romans 8:3  New International Version (NIV)

For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in the flesh,

Commentary:  In fire-fighting it is necessary to light back-fire lines to contain a raging forest fire.   The sins of mankind is like a raging forest fire, and we read in the Text above, how Jesus used this same principle to fight sin by; He “The-Christ” becoming a sinner as an offering so that we sinners could be ‘Redeemed’ through His Atoning Blood.

He (Jesus) who knew know sin…  2 Corinthians 5:21

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

When we know Jesus and are now ‘enlightened’ He said …” Be Holy because He is Holy”  so each time when we sin (Deliberately) we are placing Christ on the Cross (Again)  Remember we are all descendants of Adam, and inherently we are sinners, this doe not mean that we should continue to Sin, why? Because He came and through His Crucifixion and Resurrection we are ‘Redeemed’ , but being Redeemed we are still sinners, we are like a damaged vehicle that is now recovered from the police compound and are now repaired like new. But the vehicle may suffer another accident, and this new damage by an accidental incident was not deliberate, but truly an accident.

So, the Insurance paid for the damage. This is the same when we are covered by Jesus’ Assurance, the accidental sin is covered in His Blood. However, when we deliberately sin… we are mocking His Divine Sacrifice, and He said there will be no more sacrifice for such action, and then this sinner will be given over to be of a reprobate mind (Hopeless)

Romans 1:28 (NASB)

28 And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

The meaning of a Reprobate is: Definition of REPROBATE (Webster-Merriam)

1: to condemn strongly as unworthy, unacceptable, or evil

2: to foreordain to damnation

3: to refuse to accept: reject

Principle: 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.

His Promise / His Faithfulness:

To willfully sin, we will read below, that there will be no more Sacrifice for us, and the consequences are also written below.

Hebrews 10:25-27  (NASB)

25 not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.

Christ or Judgment

26 For if we go on sinning willfully after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins

27 but a terrifying expectation of judgment and the fury of a fire which will consume the adversaries.

The Bible also tells us… That our God is a God of Consuming Fire:

Hebrews 12:28-29   (NASB)

28 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; 29 for our God is a consuming fire.

 

Action/Coming to our Lord:

Even though we are Sinners, our Lord came and through His Redemption we can have Victory, and in Him our Victory is forevermore…

Romans 8 (NASB)

Deliverance from Bondage

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh, 

And: Romans 8: 37 Our Lord made us more than Conquerors…

37 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come. Lord Jesus today we Praise You for Your Graciousness and to You Lord we look forward to that day when we shall see You Lord. Lord thank You for Your assurance that those in You Lord will not see condemnation as You have condemned sin in the flesh, Lord in humility we recognize that you who knew no sin bore our sins and substituted Yourself for us so that we could be saved by your Blood. Lord in awe we come and we humbly acknowledge that You our Supreme Eternal Savior is God in One of the Father and all things are possible in your Lord. We thank you for our Visitors and the privilege of serving You and we give you first place and to you lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwaPAPk0rxY&list=RDwpZ3jPMM5Ac

Chinese:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0roxsYZqYeU&list=RDp02zG9LOO1E

Spanish:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5CskbwG55A

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To the atheist they can look at the Radar and see the Red-Blob and wonder is this something we non-believer should know that it is totally beyond our control, and some higher-power may be in charge?



Wake up all who have not found Christ...  Praise the Lord for His Mercies, as He makes all things new every morning.


We wish everyone safety and the Lord's protection of His People... God Bless you all.

NOTE: As we begin the week facing the aftermath, it is in realty living under the conditions as outlined in today’s postings

We are hoping and praying that you are all safe and looking to a recovery from hurricane Irma, and Harvey in Texas.

We are experiencing lack of electricity, air conditioning and Internet connectivity. Today we have a slow Internet link, so we are posting through Thursday some brief messages. We thank You all for your faithfulness in following us here at Good News Forever. Praise the Lord and thank Him for the safety of all.

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Devotionals for Monday: Sept 11th, 2017

Try living without, electricity, Internet, TV! Cell phone and Air Conditioning… this would be very inconvenient… imagine the Israelites doing this for 40 years?

During the event of hurricane Irma occurring as I write this post, it is a privilege to be able to pause and listen to the fury of the wind passing like a freight train, and yet be able to say… Thank You Lord for your mercies.

Looking out the window I can see my little friend our backyard squirrel as he is hunkering down in the bushes. There will be lots of food for him as the Palm nuts and the mangoes are all laying on the ground, so even the little creature our Lord has prepared a place of safety and lots of food.

As the storm rages on, I must commend our state governor for his relentless efforts of preparations he authorized and his numerous press conferences urging all to take shelter and be safe. I think of the homeless population and especially the poor and disadvantaged ones and especially the children without homes. I pray that the Lord will supply their needs as He is also calling them to Him.

Let us open our hearts and wallets and come together to help the needy in their time of needs. Remember. The Lord said whatever you have done for the least of his people He will not forget.

Heavenly Father as we come to in Jesus our Lord and Savior, Lord Jesus thank a You for Your mercies and Your Grace.

Lord as we remember those during this time of the event of the storm, we ask Your Providence upon all who seek you in their time of need, and Lord as You bless them, let our mission here present your faithfulness to grow their faith and to know You more each day. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore..Amen


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Devotional for Tuesday September 12, 2017

God created the first Pizza Delivery, He dropped Manna to the Israelites

How would you like to have a steady diet of pizza for 40 years? Pizza without some topping can be boring, to when you order a ‘full-house’ or a Deluxe all the way it comes with all the toppings.

The Israelites made their request known but not in a manner of gratitude, but in a matter of entitlement. Just to remind ourselves that with God we have no entitlement, we have a privilege granted by His Grace. He owes us nothing, but you may say..”I did not asked to be born” but you have a wonderful life and you probably wouldn’t trade it for anything.

But come a day when life comes to the autumn years, growing old, some may say… “the best years of our life is yet to come”.

The Lord is not your Pizzeria-delivery, He is supreme and He is sovereign on the throne.

Jesus our Lord and Savior is God in One of the Father, so when the Bible said He is the same yesterday and never changes. Yes, HE IS THE GREAT “I AM”…

We frequently said He is not the same the same 35-year old Jesus dressed in a white robe wearing a sandal, He is God Almighty. Just as when His face glowed as the Sun when Moses and Elijah visited him on the mountaintop at the transfiguration.

So, today we remind ourselves that Jesus is God in One and He is the Light of the world, the world being ourself-being as we draw near to Him and know that Oneness in Christ is a choice that we should make as He desires us or abide in Him.

Prayer… Praise to You. Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savior we come. Thanks You Lord for preserving us so that we may remain in Hour Grace looking You as the Author and Finisher of our Faith. We praise You Lord Jesus for Your mercies and above all Your Divine Redemption, bless our Visitors as we go in faith. To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory, Now and forever…Amen

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Devotionals for Wednesday:  September 13,2017

Do not envy those that stole and seems to be prospering, ill-begotten gain is soon lost.

We heard of Impostor posing as electrical workers entered the home of an elderly lady and stole her jewelry valued at $94.000. For this person, we hope that she had insurance and her losses will be insured.

Because of the lack of electricity we are wring condensed versions of our daily devotionals.

Some of our postings will be brief and also appears to be incomplete in form and substances, but he theme here is to continuing to Praise the Lord as His faithfulness is forever.

So, we remind ourselves that the Lord’s plan is to help and prosper each of us, just be still and know that He is God.

Prayer… Lord watch over our elderly and all generations as we look to You for Your Divine providence. We pray I.n Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory forevermore… Amen

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Devotionals for Thursday: September 14,2017

 Focus.    Use the Providence of the Lord wisely, it is all His, we are to use it for His Glory..

God can do whatever He wants to get  done,  but why did He choose Moses? Is God calling you  to serve Him?

Moses could have said… why choose me? In fact Moses did say this, he said he was a poor communicator, and God said don’t worry about it, all will be well.

God called Saul, he could have used someone else,  but He chose Saul, who was a corrupt person, a persecutor of Christians. Yet we see Paul whom Jesus close being a Followers of Christ were among the founders of the church in Antioch, followers of Christ were first called Christian when the church of Antioch was formed.

So we see the outcome of God’s calling of Moses to lead His people to the Promised Land,, and we see the result of Saul who later was known as Paul.

Listen to God’s calling and follow Him, how do we know it is God who is calling, just as how the Lord told Moses, do not worry about being a poor communicator, just be still and know that He is God.

Go to the Lord in prayers, seek His guidance, pray that his Holy Spirit will lead you.

We end this short dialogue by giving thanks to our Gracious Lord and Savior Jesus .the Christ, and we thank Him and ask His blessings upon each of our Visitors in His Holy Name knowing that He is in our Midst, so, Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

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Devotionals for Friday:   September 15, 2017      

How Smart is your smartphone? Without power, WiFi and a paid subscription it is useless… The limitation of the ‘Smart’ phone is evident by its inability to publish to the internet.

And even the iPad has its limitation as it really isn’t a computer.  Therefore, today’s posting s being done on a Laptop using a Starbuck® Hotspot.

So writing this post while we listen (over-heard conversation) of the adjacent customer’s speaking about the afterlife, the person said, according to a recent movie, earth is the last stop before dying and being re-incarnated, She went on to say that she wants to return as a wolf.  Unfortunately, such thinking is really a dead end in life.

Fortunately, as believers we have a clear picture of the future in Christ, and we have a life endowed by Christ.  The adage of… ‘It’s Money in the Bank’ we could use this analogy when we say how sure we are knowing that Salvation is from the Lord, and we have His assurance.

His Assurance:

1 Thessalonians 4:13-17

New International Version (NIV)

Believers Who Have Died

13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.

Matthew 24:30

New International Version (NIV)

30 “Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.

We end today’s post by wishing all who are experiencing some inconvenience due to the Hurricane, and hope that things will be back to normal in a short while.

Prayer:  Heavenly Father in Jesus our Lord and Savor we come… Lord Jesus today as you intercede for us we coming knowing that You Lord Jesus is the only Mediator between us and the Father… Lord we than You and we go with Your assurance that all who calls on You Lord will be saved and be bring You our Visitors and seek Your Divine Blessings on us all as we go with Your Peace that surpasses our understanding.  To You Lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen

Praise:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AieOmt4Sb4

Spanish:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n5gv0VYPUw

Chinese:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6jfeI3XmY0&list=RDo6jfeI3XmY0#t=0

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Devotionals for Saturday:   September 16, 2017

 Let us introduce you to the wealthiest or all, far richer than all on the Forbes list…

Today we can choose to have victory in Christ or remain enslaved to sin, you may say maybe I will win the lotto today and l don’t need the grace of God, guess what, most people that won the lottery are still poor, a high percentage of lottery winners are financially ruined and spiritually poor.  So what do I gain by knowing the Lord… John 11:50 nor do you consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and not that the whole nation should perish.”

God said, lay up treasures in Heaven where thief cannot steal it… so what is life, 80, 90 or even a hundred years? Will your retirement funds take you to the end zone? Will your life be just as good then, or better?

Life is full of twist and turns, as we meander this earthly journey, where are we headed? In my lifetime, I met some of the most interesting people, Generals a well known 4-Star, who was also US-Secretary of a Key government post; some on the Forbes ® list, and those that became Icon of industry, and yes, one that was on the top of the world who became a household name and died a poor fallen business star.  So why is this relevant? Fame and fortune will only be relevant on earth. In Christ we are VICTORS because of our Lord Jesus who is our God, Benefactor, and Protector and above all a Redeemer who redeemed us from death to Life-everlasting.

Here is the ‘Richest’ of all… Jesus, and His wealth is not measured by monetary strength, as there is no ‘strength’ in money, try convincing the dying billionaire that he can use his billions to extend his life

Father we thank You in Jesus our Lord and savior, be with us today as we in faith look to You seeking Your guidance,  We give You our Praises, to You Lord be the Power and the Glory forevermore… Amen

Come to our Lord Jesus and be Victorious in Him… He said…. Ask, and it will be given to you, seek, and you will find, knock, and it will be opened to you (as told by Jesus) Matthew 7: 7 NKJV.

Winston Churchill said…Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.... Winston Churchill

We reflect on the topic that success is not final and failure is not fatal. This profound statement applies to life’s challenges, but when we know the Lord and have accepted Him, in Him our Success is FINAL.

Looking back at quotes from Churchill who was severely challenged during the German’s blitz over Britain… 

Here we see a leader that looked at logics and applied knowledge; one would guess he also listened to God and not just men. 

Quoting Churchill… Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen....Winston Churchill

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope... Winston Churchill

Is our freedom challenged?  Yes; in many places, Christians are being persecuted and even killed, thank to our Lord that we have Freedom of Worship in many countries and many are still coming to Jesus.

Action/Coming to our Lord: Ephesians 1:7 NKJV

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

Ephesians 2:8 (NKJV)

8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,

Prayer: Heavenly Father as we end the day we thank You in Jesus for Your Grace and Your faithfulness. Lord be with us tonight and let Your blessing be upon our Visitors and grant each us Your Favors as it is all to your Glory Lord. We Pray in Your Holy Name and to You lord Jesus is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

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Sunday:          Gather today and be among those holding reservations on the fastest mode of transport.

Prayers is a Divine approach to the Almighty, it is not mailed, FedEx, Faxed or Emailed, but our Brain-waves are comprised of   5 Types of Brain Waves Frequencies: Gamma, Beta, Alpha, Theta and Delta.

Human do not hear sounds above 13 kHz). Sounds with frequencies above the range of human hearing are called ultrasound. Sounds with frequencies below the range of human hearing are called infrasound.

  • Typical sounds produced by human speech have frequencies on the order of 100 to 1000 Hz.
  • The peak sensitivity of human hearing is around 4000 Hz.

For the first time, scientists have experimentally demonstrated that sound pulses can travel at velocities faster than the speed of light. This is achieving Quantum Mechanic is practice.

Recent article on quantum mechanics…. Physicists at the University of Geneva achieved the weird result by creating a pair of ‘entangled’ photons, separating them, then sending them down a fibre optic cable to the Swiss villages of Satigny and Jussy, some 18 kilometres apart.

The researchers found that when each photon reached its destination, it could instantly sense its twin’s behaviour without any direct communication. The finding does not violate the laws of quantum mechanics, the theory that physicists use to describe the behaviour of very small systems. Rather, it shows just how quantum mechanics can defy everyday expectation, says Nicolas Gisin, the researcher who led the study. “Our experiment just puts the finger where it hurts,” he says. The study is published in Nature1.

Spooky and unsettling

In the everyday world, objects can organize themselves in just a few ways. For example, two people can coordinate their actions by talking directly with each other, or they can both receive instructions from a third source.

“We think space and time are important because that's the kind of monkeys we are.”

In both these cases, the information is communicated at or below the speed of light, in keeping with Einstein’s axiom that nothing in the Universe can go faster. But quantum mechanics allows for a third way to coordinate information. When two particles are quantum mechanically ‘entangled’ with each other, measuring the properties of one will instantly tell you something about the other. In other words, quantum theory allows two particles to organize themselves at apparently faster-than-light speeds. (end of quote)

To our Lord there is nothing Spooky and unsettling… His divine Grace was displayed here on earth at Calvary… There is nothing spooky but all Divine… The Curtain separating the Inner Sanctum of the Temple was torn when Christ said…”It is Finished” the Sun went dark for three hours, a darkness that was without shadows.  He Rose from the Dead on the Third Day, He Ascended into heaven by Levitation. 

So our Prayers and Brain waves are heard by our Lord even a billion all at once but individually for each of us.

Use this Divine Power that our Almighty God gave us, and not only did He give us this power He gave us an even higher power to ‘elevate’ us to Him through His Son Jesus whom He made the Sole Mediator between us and God.

TEXT:  Mark 1: Jesus Prays in a Solitary Place

35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.

Prayer: Heavenly Father because no one has even seen You except Your Son, and Jesus my Lord we are privileged to be in Your Holy presence by Your Holy Spirit. It is with Awe that we can experience to Power of Your Glory and Your Holiness.  Lord we give You Preeminence in all things we do and in You Lord Jesus we Praise you and go with Your Peace that surpasses all our understanding. To You Lord Jesus is he Power and the Glory now and forevermore... Amen

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Thought for the Day… God’s Will is not what we see, our vision governed by the depth of field is limited. But the Lord’s Vision is infinite and HE is focused on us His Prized-Possessions.

Note: Our place in Heaven is endowed by our Lord Jesus who said… John 14:3 And “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)

Prayer: Heavenly Father, in Jesus we come. Lord Jesus we Praise You today knowing that You have said...”No one comes to the Father unless through You” Lord Jesus we are in awe that we can come into Your Holy presence and that You came to Redeem us. Lord Jesus we thank You for Your Grace, we love You Lord, we adore You and we Praise You and look to that day when we shall see You as You are Lord Jesus.  Lord today as we go in faith, we thank You for allowing us to reach our many Visitors and we ask Your Divine blessing on us all as we pray that there will be a celebration in heaven over just one who comes to know You Lord.  Be with us all as 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 Sunday September 10, 2017

 

Be there…  Each Sunday it is a practice gathering around His Throne.  

 

A Multitude from the Great Tribulation…

Revelation 7: 9-12

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” 11 All the angels stood around the throne and the elders and the four living creatures, and fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, 12 saying:

“Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom,
Thanksgiving and honor and power and might,
Be to our God forever and ever.
Amen.”

 

Our corporate worship is a forerunner to the gathering around the Throne of God above.

 

And this is what the Lord has endowed to each of us…

Revelation 7:16-17  New King James Version (NKJV)

16 They shall neither hunger anymore nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any heat; 17 for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”

 

Today, we are privileged to bring the Word of the Good News and share the faith in Christ, as we continue to let His Light shine upon each of our Visitors.

We declare Jesus ‘The’ Christ as He is revealed to us in Ezekiel 1…

26 And above the firmament over their heads was the likeness of a throne, in appearance like a sapphire stone; on the likeness of the throne was a likeness with the appearance of a man high above it. 27 Also from the appearance of His waist and upward I saw, as it were, the color of amber with the appearance of fire all around within it; and from the appearance of His waist and downward I saw, as it were, the appearance of fire with brightness all around. 28 Like the appearance of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day, so was the appearance of the brightness all around it. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord.

Ezekiel Sent to Rebellious Israel

So when I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of One speaking.

 

Jesus our Sovereign Lord, and yet He is merciful and is ready to receive everyone that calls upon His Name.

 

Comment: Just like the messages of today, we are reaching out to all to remind ourselves of what is quoted below:

 

Reading from: 1 Peter 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.

 

 5 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 But whoever does not have them is nearsighted and blind, forgetting that they have been cleansed from their past sins.

 10 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, make every effort to confirm your calling and election. For if you do these things, you will never stumble, 11 and you will receive a rich welcome into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

 

Prayer:

Lord we look up to You our Sovereign Eternal God, Your strength was covered by Your Humbleness and mankind has demonstrated our weakness by exalting ourselves while You the Most High allowed us to ultimately realized that we can do nothing and in all things we need You Lord. Lord we thank You for the many blessings and we come giving You our Praises. Lord bless our Visitors and grant each one Your Peace and for this season of celebrating Your Coming Lord, we give You the Glory and Pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus and to You be the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ7Y_7xVXSU&list=RDMJ7Y_7xVXSU#t=4

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iEkZ9NHXfA&list=RD6iEkZ9NHXfA#t=3

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orDn0UOSUTk&list=RDorDn0UOSUTk#t=4

 

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Devotionals for Saturday September 9, 2017

 

Thank the Lord: God gave us the Ultimate… His Divine Grace, without this we perish…

: ‘I am from the Government and I am here to help you’… how does this offer stack up to the offer from our Lord Jesus? 

 

Text:  Matthew 11:28-29 New International Version (NIV)

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

 

Commentary: Offer number one may be valid, but the extent of help will be temporary, the offer from Jesus is a ‘permanent’ solution…In life we can be enabled by an enabler or be empowered by the source of Power.

 

Who is this source of power?  Answer…  Of God.

For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

 2 Timothy 1:7 (NIV)

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)

(We presented the Text in both the NIV & the NKJV)

Notice the text above speaks in past tense, this means The Spirit of God is already ‘given’ and it gives us Power!  Did you receive yours? A few days ago we spoke of ‘Unclaimed benefits ‘. Today’s message is not a ‘prosperity’ theme; it is a message of Christ’s Grace.

 

God does not want His people to be under-served, so why is some not receiving the answers to prayers?  James 4:3

When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. James 4:2-4 (in Context) James 4 (Whole Chapter)

 

700+- Years before the Birth of Christ, Isaiah the prophet to whom God revealed His assurance…

When you pass through the waters,
    I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
    they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
    you will not be burned;
    the flames will not set you ablaze. Isaiah 43:2 New International Version (NIV)

 

Today 2017 years later, the same assurance is endowed to us… So we can thank our Faithful Lord and Savior Jesus because He is the same yesterday, today and forever.  How do we know this? Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:7-9 (in Context) Hebrews 13 (Whole Chapter)

 

Principle: 1 Peter 1:25 But the word of the Lord endures forever.” Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you. 1 Peter 1:24-25 (in Context) 1 Peter 1 (Whole Chapter) 

 

His Promise / His Faithfulness:  2 John 1:2 because of the truth which abides in us and will be with us forever: 2 John 1:1-3 (in Context) 2 John 1 (Whole Chapter) 

 

Action/Coming to our Lord: John 1:17 For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. John 1:16-18 (in Context) John 1 (Whole Chapter)

 

Conclusion:  If you are travelling on a country road and the signage is inadequate with no road maps, it is a challenge to find your destination.  Driving for 6 hours from Germany to Geneva Switzerland and arriving at 4 AM, I was unfamiliar with the city, I saw a police station and asked directions, the officer said…”follow me” he turned on his flasher and led me to my hotel. I was very grateful after the long drive.  Today we are travelling on a journey to where?  The destination we all seek is a place of splendor that we believers are looking at our journey’s end. Our Lord is standing by to ‘guide’ us home.  This is what our Lord Jesus said and His Word is forever.

 

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. John 14:5-7 (in Context) John 14 (Whole Chapter) 

 

Prayer: Heavenly Father in Jesus we come.  Lord thank You that You are the Truth, the Way and in You we have Life-Everlasting. Lord thank You that our journey’s end will be at a place that You have prepared for us. Lord direct our path and lead us by Green Pastures and in You Lord we have Victory knowing that You are the same Yesterday, Today and Forever.  Lord we place all in Your Holy Hands and we thank you for our Visitors and seek Your Divine Blessing on us all. Lord we thank you for the privilege of serving You Lord. In Your Holy Name Lord Jesus we pray and to You are the Power and the Glory now and Forevermore… Amen.

 

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iZm9__sJL8&list=RD0iZm9__sJL8#t=21

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-rJjX1t7UM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsOleDX3DWE&list=PL446C0C8854296A2F

 

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Devotionals for Friday September 8, 2017

 

Know this: The power of God…Flood, earthquake, the elements, we are just like Ants…

 

: Storm preparation, what do we need? Do you know your neighbors?

 

Text: Luke 3-6  These passages cover… John The Baptist prepares the Way, John preaches to the people, John baptizes Jesus, and; The Genealogy of Jesus Christ.  The Linage of Christ, Jesus the Son of GOD…

Commentary: "For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways... As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts." - Isaiah 55:8-9 (These are the Words of God)

 

There was a hurricane that battered South Florida a decade or so ago.  It was a period of getting to know our immediate neighbors that for years we never knew each others. Each year the experts predict the number of storms and they pick a few that will develop into severe hurricanes.  It has been 21 years since we have had another killer-storm.  But each year there are anticipations of another experience. The coming storm described in the Bible as ‘The Day of the Lord’ will be the final event of all times….

 

The topic today is: a) Storm preparation, b) what do we need, and  c) do we know our neighbors?

a.           Storm preparation for the final event, our Lord gave us a ‘Check-List’ and His List is complete and it is abbreviated and easy. But it will take a ‘True-Sincere’ belief in what He said we are to do and to have Faith.

b.           What do we have to do?  The Instructions from our Lord Jesus can be summarized in His Word from Matthew 6:33-34 (NKJV) 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

c.           Do we know our Neighbors?  He said we are to not just know them but to love them…

 

While we go about our daily chores we are just like ‘Ants’ running around, this morning there was a trail of ants moving on the wall in the gardens, I interrupted their route and they all stopped like a little ‘traffic-jam’  I wonder what they were saying to each others? Just like when there is a road block and you are looking at a long line of vehicles standing still, you start to wonder what is the problem.

 

So, to our Lord we are just like Ants…. As He said; His ways are higher than our way, and His thoughts are higher than ours.  Tell this to your teachers, your bankers your attorney or the next person you meet, they will say… What? Humans are so self-centered and we believe we know it all.  Have you even experienced an earthquake?  Guess what, there is no other time in your life when you will feel as helpless as you are standing on ground that is now like liquid earth.  This is probably the best example of like being an ant in a bowl of water.  So as we are on a journey on this earth let us remember the A-B-C above.

 

EVENING:

Principle: Matthew 22:39

And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’

His Promise / His Faithfulness: Romans 13:8

[ Love Your Neighbor ] Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Action/Coming to our Lord: Romans 14:8

For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s.

Conclusion: Grace brings Freedom through the Holy Spirit – Follow the Spirit

2nd Corinth. 4: 7 * Jars of Clay Our Treasures are in Jars of Clay, and must be exposed to let others see the Gift of The Holy Spirit.

 In today’s hustle & bustle it is hard to stop and reflect on the Grace that we have from our Lord.  Grace is defined as ‘UN-Merited’; while we face the challenges of this world, our Lord God in His infinite power sent His Son Jesus to redeem us…. 2 Corinthians 8: 9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.

Prayer: Father in Heaven, in Jesus our Redeemer we come in Your Holy presence. we lift You up before all. Thank You Lord for opening the doors to bring hundreds of people to visit this site each day;  Lord we are privileged to be Your messenger and we thank You for Your blessings. Lord Jesus open the minds and grant us wisdom and let our readers grasp the Good News of Your Salvation. Lord as we bring Your message to many let the substance of what we present be from You our Lord. We pray in Your Holy name and give You the Glory and the Power now and forevermore… Amen.

 

Praise:

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZq9xTfHvgo&list=RDnZq9xTfHvgo

Spanish:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQhvMdcJmls&list=PLvjjjciiVsomtT6vQiI3MkcZn89fyGB9d

Chinese:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuGN365VAmU&list=PLS_tYHx2HXX4pylG0gdsoDTaiLdLqjPX1


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Devotionals for Thursday September 7th, 2017

 

Fact: Without water for7 to 10 Days we perish, Jesus said He is our eternal spring

Devotion for Monday March 3, 2014

MORNING:

Thoughts for the Day: Water, Water everywhere but not a drop to drink…

Good News: Good News when you stand close to our Lord He will provide water from the fountain of life.

TEXT: John 4: 13-14 Jesus answered, “Those who drink this water will get thirsty again, and 14 but those who drink the water that I will give them will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give them will become in them a spring which will provide them with life-giving water and give them eternal life.”


Commentary: According to an official from the United Nations the next war will be over ‘Water’. Considering that we can go for a few days without food, but water is essential to sustain life.  Our body is made up of a high content ratio of water, so we need to rehydrate ourselves frequently.

Jesus told the Samaritan woman at the well… 14 but those who drink the water that I will give them will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give them will become in them a spring which will provide them with life-giving water and give them eternal life.”

John 4 Good News Translation (GNT)

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman…  Read the entire Text by clicking here John 4 (Whole Chapter)

While we have an abundance of water there are many parts of the world that people are drinking from sources that are hazardous.  No this is not a conservation message, it is to thank our Lord for His abundance and His generosity of providing us with good water and above our earthly needs, He has provided … water that will become in us a spring which will provide us with life-giving water and give us eternal life.”

It is a commission from the Lord that we love others like ourselves,  so reaching many that are without water, there are many charities sponsoring a ‘Jesus-Well’ and are physically installing wells in many improvised regions around the world.  You could say that these are modern-day ‘Jacob Well’…

Jacob's Well is mentioned by name in the New Testament (John 4:5-6) which says that Jesus "came to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near the field which Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Jacob's well was there."[3] The Book of John goes on to describe a conversation between Jesus and a Samaritan woman (called Photini in Orthodox tradition), that took place while Jesus was resting at the well.[5] (John 4:7-15 ) The site is counted as a Christian holy site.

EVENING:

Let us spread His Good News of His Living-Water…

Acts 4:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

The Armor of God
EPHESIANS 6:

10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 

 Verse 14:

  • Stand firm then, with:

Come to our Lord Jesus and asked to be Saved by His Grace, Confess that you are a Sinner, as we are all sinners, and He will forgive you.

Ask that His Holy Spirit be in you, as all Believers are made a ‘New Creation’ and the Power of God will resonate through you as you will experience His Gift of Life

Walk with our Lord Jesus, as all relationships must be nurtured, ask Jesus to lead you and to open your eyes and learn His WORD, Study the Bible, join a Bible Study* group, attend a Bible Based Church** and grow in His Grace.

Prayer: Father in Heaven through Jesus our Redeemer and our Eternal God in One of Your Divine Trinity and Your Holiness, we come Lord Jesus knowing that You are on the Throne of Righteousness and in You we come in Faith knowing that Your Supremacy has being endowed by our Father our Creator.  We thank You Lord for our Visitors and we ask Your Divine Blessing on each one.  We Pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus to You is the Power and the Glory now and Forevermore… Amen.

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Praise:   

English:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bba2Dqaw6SI 

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgex8Drnkhk

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cde21j3s5Q&list=PLB1C90D769AF7BDA4

 

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Devotionals for Wednesday: September 6, 2017

 

Note: Humans have made nothing that can sustain life, yet we claim we do

 

Do not bring the Lord your ‘left-overs’… Unless it’s worthy leave it at home, bring Him your love. Your faith and thank Him for His Grace.

What is considered ‘Left-overs’ this includes your time, not just your tidings, He doesn’t want your money, He wants YOU.

When we Tide it is an affirmation of our dedication to His mission and it is a testimony of giving back to our Lord what He endowed to be used for His Kingdom.

Commentary:

Do not bring the ‘Left-Over’ to our Lord, Cain did this and the Lord chose the offering of Abel over Cain’s.   Our Lord is not asking for much, all He is asking that we present our bodies as a Living Sacrifice.  How do we do this and what good will this do for us?

Did you know that all the pharmaceutical products sold by Drug companies are just man made temporary reliefs? Did you know that for all that ails us our Lord did provide a ‘Cure” or a ‘Preventative’ source? So, when our Lord said present your body as a Living-Sacrifice to be a wholesome person. But this ‘Wholesomeness’ still will not bring us to Heaven’s gate, so why do I present my body as a Living Sacrifice? Because when you do this by “Knowing Jesus” this is the wholesomeness that will not just keep you well, but also as an Heir to His Kingdom.

Recently I found that eating blueberries (a handful per day) could reverse the accumulation of plaque in our arteries especially to the Heart.  How could such as flavorful enjoyable fruit be a remedy?  Maybe we are too used to the dosage of Castor-Oil used in early childhood.  It is also reported that eating Mustard greens such as Broccoli, Bok-Choy and other veggies from the Mustard green family is also a preventative source for certain cancer.  So, with new science and discoveries the big pharmaceutical companies are jumping on the band-wagon of natural remedies.

His Faithfulness:

Let’s look at what the Lord did to the Syrian army. During an invasion, the Syrian General tried to overthrow King Hezekiah's army by telling the Army general of Hezekiah, “why not defect to us and stop believing in your king that believes in a God that cannot do anything, look at us, we overran Egypt, and we will crush you as your king knows nothing but to trust in his God that will not save him,

Guess what? that night, God sent a Plague of Black death carried by Rats, and 8,000 soldiers died.  The lesson here, if you go against our God, guess what? you will always be put out of business, you can curse everyone, everything, blame it all on others, but when you oppose things that are of our God, He will not tolerate it.

Remember when the Syrian also learned that they were not fighting the Israelite, they were fighting Elisha, they surrounded Elisha with thousands of soldiers, and you saw the result, Elisha said, Our God is more powerful that all of them, and guess what? Elisha prayed and suddenly they were surrounded by an army from God and the mountain was filled with Chariots of Fire, is our God an Alien? the answer is Yes and No... God is Alien to those that do not know HIM, He is OMNISCIENCE, OMNIPOTENT & OMNIPRESENCE to us believers.

He said... FEAR NOT the Battle is MINE"

Action/Coming to our Lord:

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus our Redeemer we come, Lord Jesus we thank You for this privilege of coming into Your Holy presence. Lord because You are on the Throne of Righteousness as our Mediator between Man and God, Lord we thank You that we can boldly come to Your as the Veil of the Temple was torn revealing You Lord Jesus as our Savior. 

Lord we give You first place in our lives and offer ourselves as a living Sacrifice to have Your Holy Spirit indwells in us.  Lord we ask Your blessing upon our Visitors and that Your Favors be released to us all as we come and give Thanks for Your Love and the Covenant of Truth in You Lord. We pray in Your precious name Lord Jesus and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPEffbDnZ3k

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR1eJW4VS1M&index=2&list=RDrbeQWxxsFLQ

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaHTuEZmQ60&list=RDTaHTuEZmQ60#t=0

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Devotionals for Tuesday September 5th, 2017

Focus:  God’s grand Design, done in a Flash, because He is our Creator…

One could say the grand design is the world and its contents.  No… It was as He spoke; ‘Let there be Light” and appeared Yeshua/Jesus.  Yet God did say…

Genesis 1:26 [Full Chapter]

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

God trusted us so much that He gave His creation to us.  It did not take too long before the trust was broken.  The Bible stated that… Genesis 6: Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

 And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

Commentary:

The Bible spoke about Adam and Eve and the events leading to Jesus coming as our Redeemer…In the book of Genesis, it did not take too long before we saw the first Sin, the first murder and so on…leading to the Flood, Sodom & Gomorrah, and the Kings and the kingdoms of Kings that ruled with good choices and some bad decisions, nothing in the history of mankind is telling us anything new.

 If we had Network News in the times of Cain & Abel, Noah and the Flood, there would be scoffers standing on the sidelines just as we have today. In fact, the scene of today could be integrated into the footage of Noah’s time if they had video. The subject of same sex marriages and the gay communities of history (which took place between 1446-1406BC) our cities of today is not much different from Corinth and Babylon. 

So, looking at today’s geo-political condition and humanity on a whole, we can say ‘change is constant’ but nothing is new. In fact, the latest automobiles and mode of transportation of today is old by Elijah’s standard… Why? He travelled by a ‘Chariot of Fire’ as we also read, when Elijah was surrounded by the Syrian armies, he prayed and the Lord surround the mountain with an army with Chariots of Fire…. What are Chariots of Fire”, were they buggies with horses and in flames? I guess these were some form of a vehicles with engines… remember the human vocabulary in the year 550 BC during the Babylonian empire lacked words like ‘Vehicle’ ‘spacecrafts’ ‘Rockets’ and Space was not known, as to many earth was flat. Galileo was imprisoned for saying the World was round…

So today we look to our Lord who is all Supreme and the Creator of all things…

His Promise:

I was reading today a statement from Leroy Elms (Navigators) in which he reminds us that a Church without a Children’s program is a church that will be extinct within one generation, and so would be humans if we stopped having kids, in less than a century human would be extinct. 

This is why I am a supporter of Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) with a strong focus on a worldwide Children’s program that is a worldwide success.

Reflecting on our Lord’s invitation Jesus said… Matthew 19:14

 Jesus said, “Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven”.

Conclusion:

In the real world, many of us are facing trying times, the pressing needs for financial help, relationships, parents concerned about new school curriculum that are imposing life-style changes into the early stage education process, and personal health issues. As if these weren’t enough even some Churches are compromising on the definition of marriage, No one is immune to any of these circumstances.

But we can have our Lord on our side, just like Elijah’s realization of the Power of God. 

As the Psalmist wrote… Psalm 103 (NIV)

Action/Coming to our Lord:

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—
who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

Prayer:

Heavenly Father in Jesus we come and give you our Praises, for Great is Your Faithfulness… Lord Jesus today as we bring You the petition of releasing Your favors upon our Visitors that are seeking Your Peace Lord, grant them their needs and Lord We Thank You for the privilege of serving You and bring the Message of Your Word Lord. Lord let what is being done be for Your Glory and for Your Kingdom, as we Lift You Up on High and Give You the Glory. Lord Jesus in Your precious name we pray, and to you is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

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

Spanish:                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMcCvaY7JP8

Chinese:                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q444bzsehU

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Devotionals for Monday September 4th, 2017

 

The delicate balance and order of Space…

 The wonder of the delicate balanced of the eight planets in our Solar system, it is made better than the best precision Swiss hand-made watch, that sells for an average of $49,000 USD. God’s Universe is like a Self-winding watch, but it doesn’t Have to be shaken, it is perpetually in motion.

 

Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. perfectly synchronized in a close orbit forming our Solar-System. And beyond this there are One Hundred billion alien planets in the Galaxy along the milky way.

 

So much we do not know; Jesus said… “I Am not of this world”  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. In Context | Full Chapter |

 

He also said, I have other sheep that are not of this flock.

John 10:16

And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd. In Context | Full Chapter |

 

There are many speculations regarding Jesus’ Return, and When Jesus said not even the angels know… this may be confusing as it may translate to say that even He (Jesus) is without knowledge of this.  This is our take, Jesus knows, but at the time of speaking to his disciples, Jesus did not yet ascend to the Father. Jesus ascended to the Father… so, today Jesus is One with the Father and He knows and He is coming as He said this would be so.

 

Mark 13:32No One Knows the Day or Hour] “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. In Context | Full Chapter |

 

Mark 13: The Coming of the Son of Man

24 “But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; 25 the stars of heaven will fall, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26 Then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory. 27 And then He will send His angels, and gather together His elect from the four winds, from the farthest part of earth to the farthest part of heaven.

 

Jesus told us how to be prepared for this great and eminent event.  We say ‘Eminent’ because all of Jesus’ Prophecy are being fulfilled, and His word will not pass.


Revelation 3:11

Behold, I am coming quickly! Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown.

In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

 

Revelation 16:15

“Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame.”

 

Revelation 22:7

“Behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.”

 

Revelation 22:12

Jesus Testifies to the Churches] “And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work.

 

What a glorious day it will be…

2 Corinthians 2:14

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.

 

James (The brother of Jesus) told us of the need to do these to have a delicate balance in our lives…

James 4:

Humility Cures Worldliness

Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.

 

Do Not Judge a Brother

11 Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. He who speaks evil of a brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. 12 There is one Lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy. Who are you to judge another?

 

Do Not Boast About Tomorrow

13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit”; 14 whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. 15 Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.” 16 But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

 

Prayer:

Father we come in Jesus our Redeemer our Eternal Sovereign God in One of Your Divine Trinity, Lord Jesus thank You for Your Graciousness and for Victory in You as we give You our Praises knowing that You Lord is our Salvation and by Your Grace we are saved. Lord Your Infinite Power and Divine Glory are our shelter in troubled times, Lord let those that are experiencing turbulent times in their lives find You from this mission of Good News Forever; and let the number of visitors grow as we do this for Your Glory and am privileged to serve You Lord. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

Praise:

English:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ7Y_7xVXSU&feature=BFa&list=PL64671297F1D8FBF8

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsG4hjETmPE&list=PL5DA6B3BED7BB96E6

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMF7E8i1kWM&list=PLD1721AD917CD720D

 

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Devotionals for Sunday September 3rd, 2017.  

The best years of your life… it could be this year, starting today… It’s not too late to make 2017 the best year of your life.

Kings and leaders missed the opportunity and many of us do the same.  Just like when Christ was born, Herod instead of trying to kill Jesus, he could have made a bond with Jesus. But, because of arrogance, pride and greed, Herod wanted no one to be above him. Read more…

The Conspiracy of Herod… Man’s finite mind, the fear of man fueled by ‘Greed’ and Self-preservation, which is a proof of inadequacy.

Text: Luke 2:10
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke (in Context) Luke 2 (Whole Chapter) 

Commentary:

God created man…  while He created us, He made us free-thinkers.  When we look at the trait of man, we sometimes say ‘what a clever move’?  Herod was a paranoid individual, as a king, he was also a tyrant. So, hearing of Jesus’ birth he instantly became jealous of the Threat from the new born King.  His move to kill all newborn Male children just to ‘eliminate’ Jesus. His plan was a futile move.  God was in charge and He is still in charge.

The Wisemen figured out the intent of Herod and out-smarted Herod, so he took a radical approach to commit mass murder.  Could such a person wield his power today?  Yes, there are still sovereign nations with rulers doing the same thing just to preserve their stronghold on the nation they govern. We have seen the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ that toppled Egypt’s longest ruling president, then Iraq, Libya, and now Syria is amid a civil war.

The return of the Lord will displace them all and more, and there will be Peace.  The constant threat inflicted towards Israel will also be futile as the Lord Said…” No Weapons formed against His people will prosper”

Jesus our Messiah the Son of the Most-High came and Paid-It-All… We are privileged to receive His ‘Priceless-Gift’ of His Redemption.

Despite ourselves, we have the assurance of our Lord …

Today as we meet others, let us share the privileges granted by our Lord…

  • Jesus said we are no longer servants, we are His ‘Friends’
  • We are more than Conquerors
  • We are “Heirs’ to His Kingdom
  • We are forever safe…
  • All things will work together for Good…Romans 8: 28

His Saving Grace:

2 Timothy 1:9 He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,
2 Timothy 1:8-10 (in Context) 2 Timothy 1 (Whole Chapter)

Conclusion: We can come to the Throne of Righteousness in Prayer knowing that our High Priest our Redeemer Jesus Christ intercedes for us and by His Grace we are Saved… Amen

Prayer… Lord let me be humble and by brotherly love not pre-judge anyone. Today Lord instill in me the presence of Your Holy Spirit and capture my ways, my thoughts, my all and let me shine as a beacon for You.  leading others to You my Lord, as You said let it be done on Earth as it is in Heaven therefore; Lord use me and let Your Kingdom be broaden and grant our Visitors Your Peace, and as You 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=qJZrmqPwKCM&list=RDqJZrmqPwKCM#t=0

Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC_9TuIsMPM

Chinese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wuONcQ8IqE

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Devotionals for Saturday September 2nd, 2017

Growing Old is a myth? Getting smarter comes with aging...

:       What’s the Prime of your life? Is it 40-50-60 or?  It is a combination of physical, mental by adding Spiritual your Prime is extended.

There’s no age at which we are best at everything, or even most things… Josh Hartshorne at Harvard University conducted the study that even concluded there could be an upside in your flagging libido.

Our mental abilities rise and fall in waves as we keep on developing skills, we may even expand our reading comprehension and our mathematic skill improves.  The age-old idiom of ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ may be not so true, but it may mean that it is very difficult to teach someone new skills or to change someone's habits or character.

So, getting better with age may not only apply to vintage wines, but we are an amazing creation and more so when we add God to the equation of aging.

 When God chooses you, you could be as old as ever, as His mission in your life will be fulfilled, let’s look at:

  • Noah was 500 years old when he started to build the Ark, and 600 years old when he entered the ark.

  • Moses was 80 years old when he entered the palace of Pharaoh to tell him… Exodus 5:1

[First Encounter with Pharaoh] Afterward Moses and Aaron went in and told Pharaoh, “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘Let My people go, that they may hold a feast to Me in the wilderness.’

  • David killed Goliath when he was only 15 years old…

So regardless of your age, be prepared to serve the Lord.

Proverbs 9:10

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

In Context | Full Chapter |

Commentary:

Wisdom could be considered more valuable than gold, it is said that the person with the gold makes the ‘golden’ rules. So the rules are from God as all the gold belongs to him, but as we read in Revelation, this precious metal will be used as ‘brick-pavers’ for the street of Heaven.

It is amazing that God trusted us so much that He made us with ‘Free-Will’. God also endowed some of the ‘Poorest’ nation with the most Precious Metal and Gemstones, and the people of these nations continue in poverty because of the exploitation of their resources by fellowmen.   This why we have ‘Blood-Diamond’, ‘Jungle Gold’ and still the greed goes on...

God provided these to be used for Joy and to share among mankind, but as we see Diamonds are used to fuel war and conflicts.

EVENING:

Coming to our Lord:

His Faithfulness:

Jesus the giver of Life – everlasting, remember that a ‘Free’ Gift had to be bought by the giver, and Jesus bought His Priceless Gift with His Life by dying for us, and His Payment was Redeemed by the Father as He Rose from death. His Resurrection is a Witness of what He has endowed for those in Jesus who shall also share in His Glory through His Divine Redemption.

Yes, we can receive His ‘Priceless-Gift’ right now and be made a Joint-Heir in Christ our Savior.

Matthew 10:32

[Confess Christ Before Men] “Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess (you) before My Father who is in heaven. In Context | Full Chapter 

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 we come through Jesus our Lord and Savior. Lord Jesus thank You for Your Divine Grace and we thank You for each Visitors that are returning to our websites to read Your Good News. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus and to You is the Power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

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Praise:

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Devotionals for Friday September 1st, 2017. 

 Spending time is like investing…  Invest in sharing the gospel, it will be the best investment you ever made.

Focus:  Give a gift that keeps on giving… leaving a legacy means nothing unless it is given from the heart and endowed by Grace.

Can you recall what you gave to your kids, friends of associates a year ago?  Or what you received from any of them? Maybe, but the gift may just about be ready to be replaced as its usefulness will expire.

Legacy is an inheritance, a gift that is from a bequest that would be endowed to the beneficiary such as your children or to a charitable organization.  The vanity of man often leads to an endowment in a foundation that will bear the name of the founder… Sometimes it is more than vanity and may be a ‘giving-back’ to society what the grantor may have gained though the exploitation of a patent, a product or a business enterprise.

Like the grantor of the Nobel Prize ‘Nobel” Alfred Bernhard Nobel was an ­inventor who made a tidy fortune in dynamite and other chemicals. When he died at 63 in 1896, the childless bachelor left behind a hand-scrawled will leaving most of his estate to a new foundation that would reward scientific and cultural achievement.

While the Nobel Fund is an ‘earthly-endowment’ this will be useless in the world to come. Only what’s done by Christ and for Christ will last. And His Priceless-Gift will be the only ‘Everlasting-Gift’.  And this gift is Priceless and cannot be bought with earthly money, nor can we earn it, steal it, take it nor inherit it.  It is only by ‘Grace’ that we can receive it, ‘Grace’ because we could never be good enough to receive it, and therefore, it is not because we deserve it nor we have done enough good to get it, it is offered freely by God’s Grace once we Ask…

The criterion of becoming a beneficiary of the Priceless-Gift are:

 

1 John 5:3-4 New International Version (NIV)

3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, 4 for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.

Ephesians 1:7 New International Version (NIV)

7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace

Romans 8:38-39 New International Version (NIV)

38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, [a] 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.

TEXT: Romans 8: 37-39

More Than Conquerors

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.

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…

Good News -His Faithfulness:

Ephesians 6:10-18 [Full Chapter] [The Whole Armor of God]

 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. ...

Conclusion:  Come to Christ today, Pray… Lord Jesus I come and I accept Your Grace of Salvation and I repent of my sin and I turn to you Lord, come into my heart and make me a new creation, I pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus… Amen.

Prayer: Our Father in Heaven in Jesus we come. Thank You Lord Jesus that through You our Savior we are made Joint-Heirs to Your Kingdom. Today we bring Your Salvation to the global community by Your will and are privileged to serve You Lord Jesus through this Good News network, Lord we pray that our Visitors will be guided by Your Good News. We pray in Your Holy Name Lord Jesus… To You is the Power and the Glory, Now and Forevermore… Amen.

Praise:    

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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.

In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

Romans 14:20

Do not destroy the work of God for the sake of food. All things indeed are pure, but it is evil for the man who eats with offense.

In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations


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Remember:  Our Lord’s will for us today is: Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

This Sunday as we start the new work-week, let us carry over the blessings of The Lord through the week, and keep looking up, watching and Praying as Jesus said, ‘His Kingdom is at hand’… Reach out and claim it in His Holy Name. God Bless you all.

Principle: Prophecy proves that God is in charge of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

I can be assured that my redeemer lives and that I am redeemed because of his redemption, so stay in Grace and seek him and fellowship with my Jesus in His Holy Spirit. 

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Topics for a week of October 16th, thru October 22nd, 2017

 

Monday:       He sends ‘Helpers’…

Tuesday:        Angel ‘Unaware’

Wednesday:  He leads us to Green-Pastures and Still waters…

Thursday:       Do not boast… His Gifts and abundance provided are for His Glory. Us the resources for Him…

 Friday:            To Gain Christ is the Utmost… Nothing we have will be worth having, He is our ‘Rewards’

Saturday:        Shed the extra-weight, find a safe-harbor,  lose the baggage and have a wonderful future…

Sunday:           Be safe in a storm… He calmed the Sea, Jesus rebuked the wind and said to the waves..."Quiet Be still"

 

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The WISE still Seek HIM...

For we walk by faith, not by sight.





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Bringing the good news of Salvation is not because of what you know, but who you know…

The Bible said the ‘fear’ of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom… Loving the Lord is when you begat wisdom.

Jesus is not the third party in our prayer, He is always present, so end by saying ‘In Your holy name Lord Jesus we pray, not the third-party inference as if He is not present, which is not acknowledging g Him Presence. All this is because He said He is ‘always’ present.

Jesus said… “I go to prepare a place, and ‘if’ I go, I will return and get you that where I am you will be also… His caveat of ‘If’ is to rack of us. While He did go, he is not building a place for us unless we are born-again, just as told to Nicodemus. We do not get a place in His kingdom by default.

Ephesians 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—

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God has not yet forgotten us. The Lord Answers Prayers.

Go to the Lord and make your request known to Him.

Introducing a Friend…

Today I will introduce a Friend, and my introduction will be based on His life, His care for me and His unmatched graciousness.

This friend visited earth 2,017 years ago. He came under a very unorthodox auspice of being born without an earthly father, His mother was a Virgin and many wanted to make Him a king.

During His 33 years, He did many things that are still mind-baffling, He also made an astounding claim… He said “I Am not of this world”.  He even claimed that before Abraham was He was…

John 8:58  “Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!” In Context | Full Chapter | 

He declared that He was at the day of Creation with God the Father…

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

Now it is clear who this Friend is? …. Jesus the Messiah!

Jesus in no new kid on the block… He was declared on the first day, when God said…

Genesis 1:3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. In Context | Full Chapter | 

The Bible refers to God in the Plural as stated…Genesis 1: 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals,[a] and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

Remember the Sun was not yet placed until the fourth day, but Jesus who is the Image of the Invisible God, was there… and Jesus is Sovereign and Preeminent as we read…

John 1:1

The Word Became Flesh] In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations

John 1:2  He was with God in the beginning. In Context | Full Chapter | 

And Jesus is Sovereign… Colossians 1:16

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. In Context | Full Chapter 

So, as we continue to introduce our Messiah, Who said… I no longer call you servants but a Friend…

John 15:15

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you. In Context | Full Chapter 

What a privilege our Lord Jesus has given us all…  Keep looking up, as the Bible said:  This same Jesus will return. Acts 1:11

“Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.” In Context | Full Chapter | 

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Think on these…

You cannot Test or Tempt the Lord, To say Lord...  ” if you do this for me I will do this for you”  The Lord needs no favors from me, He only wants my Love and Adoration of Him by trusting Him and allowing Him to be the Author and Finisher of my Faith.

Sharing the Gospel…. By Spreading the Good News. The Good News is that Christ died for sinners just like me and you all. And by His Grace we are saved (When we come and repent and accept Him as our Lord and Savior)

Let our Quality-Time’ be spent asking God to place His Divine blessings on ourselves and on others who are seeking Him. So seeking Him should not because of our ‘Want’ but because of our ‘Need’ as He will always provide our ‘Needs’, and He will do this in Abundance as he said Psalm 23:5 He will prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. He will anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. In Context | Full Chapter |

To accomplish the work of God, we must give up relying on my own power...

Principles: Whatever God asks me to do I can only do by His Power

I must realize my powerlessness by:

Step one: place it all in the hands of Jesus…  Step Two: apply His Mission statement in my life by spreading His Good News

As I go through this world keep my eyes on Him…  Always know that Jesus is preeminent and He is God.

Whatever you long for, there is no satisfaction apart from Jesus Christ

Praise is a multi-meaning noun, when used in conjunction with Worship we attain ‘Adoration and Love’ and not just a message of ‘gratitude’.   To say that God wants our Praise, this is not what He wants, He wants our Adoration which is expressed in our love and affirmation of His Grace, His Holiness, His Love and His Divine Redemption; which is founded on His Unconditional Love.

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 1 John 5:6-8 Living Bible (TLB)

6-8 And we know he is, because God said so with a voice from heaven when Jesus was baptized, and again as he was facing death—yes, not only at his baptism but also as he faced death.* And the Holy Spirit, forever truthful, says it too. So, we have these three witnesses: the voice of the Holy Spirit in our hearts, the voice from heaven at Christ’s baptism, and the voice before he died. * And they all say the same thing: that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. *

Get off the the treadmill spend more time going to the Lord.

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  1 Corinthians 3:16-17 Avoid Worldly Wisdom

16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

Think on This…He saved because of His Mercies... But to receive His salvation we need to come to Him and ask to be forgiven of our sin and in exchange for our filthy rags He gives us His Seal of Redemption by His blood.

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Isaiah 55:1

Invitation to the Thirsty] “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. In Context | Full Chapter |

Thank You Lord Jesus for this day and Lord because of You it is a Good Day.

Lord let me use this day to:

Pray for my brothers and sisters and all so they too will have a Good-Day.

Lord as we know that this Day is made by You and all things are made new in You, let us be reminded that this Good time will continue in spite of the ‘end’-times that we face.

Lord let us use this day to pray for those in need and those who are seeking You to be blessed with You Peace.

We give You preeminence in our lives knowing that we shall see You as You are Jesus Messiah… To You be the power and the Glory now and forevermore… Amen.

      Think on these...                                                  

  1. His Assurance:  For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV….  Thank our lord Jesus for His Spirit of Power, of Love, given us a Sound mind that we can give Him the Glory.

  1. He is Mediator: For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a random for all 1 Timothy 2: 5-6 NKJV …. Thank Him that he intercedes to the Father on our behalf, and He Paid-It-All to Redeem us.

  1. Finding our Lord:  Jeremiah 33: 3… Call on Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.  What a privilege He gave us, we can freely come to our Lord.

  1. Meeting our needs:  Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4: 6 NKJV… He is never too busy to receive our requests (notice not just one request, as many as we need) so give thanks our Lord knowing that whatever we ask He will provide meeting all our needs.

  1. Salvation through His Blood: In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace... Ephesians 1: 7 NKJV… We are saved by His Grace and in Faith and not by ourselves, it is a ‘Gift’ of God, not of any works, so we cannot boast. (Ephesians 2: 8)

  1. Christ is Eternal, His Word is forever, His Redemption is for Eternity, and those He saved will never be lost… Romans 8: 38-39… For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present not things to come, not height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord… Rest assured that this is a truthful and faithful saying and we can trust in Jesus for He is on the Throne of Righteousness and he has our back and in Him we have Victory...

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 The   Bible is all about the Majesty of God, His mercies, His Redemption and His Kingdom to come.


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The most profound words ever spoken on earth…

 ”I am not of this world” Jesus said this, and no one ever repeated these words.   Imagine today this being claimed by someone over the Airwaves broadcasted across the continents? Who can claim this, Only Jesus the Christ, Anointed as the Messiah.  He proved this by…

  1. The sun went dark for three hours while He was on the Cross
  2. The empty grave
  3. His Resurrection, seen by many

The Birth and Crucifixion of Jesus was foretold by Isaiah over 700 years before Jesus came, born of a Virgin in a Manger, Died and Resurrected and Ascended to Heaven.  His promise of His Comforter His Holy-Spirit is also a factual event and to this day his Holy Spirit dwells among us.

His promise is wrapped in the love He bestowed on us and we have Victory in Him…Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today and forever…

Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God. Therefore, the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, now we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

1 John 5:3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome. For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

1 John 3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)

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                   The Assurance from The Lord
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                  Romans 8:28-39New International Version (NIV)

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. 29 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. 30 And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.

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?33 Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. 34 Who then is the one who condemns? No one. Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us. 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? 36 As it is written:

“For your sake we face death all day long;
    we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”[b]

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,[c] 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.


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Things to consider…

Do not indulge, temptation comes in many form…

Avoid these stages to being drawn into the act are:

Seeing + Lusting + Participating = Sinning

Remember King David did the same thing, He looked, he saw, he lusted and indulged and committed one of the most infamous act of adultery and even murder.

The Lord wants us to be without compromise…

15 “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. 16 So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot. I will vomit you out of My mouth.   Revelation 3: 15-16 NKJV

The Lord does not want us to be ‘Lukewarm’ and an example of this we can see why He chose Saul on the road to Damascus, why would Jesus choose Saul who was an avid persecutor of Christians?, because He looked at Saul as a person who was not ‘Lukewarm’ but was ‘hot’ to arrest Christian, therefore when Paul was stuck down and chosen to be a ‘Vessel’ for Christ, Saul later known as Paul became one of Jesus’ most formidable messenger to bring the Good News to the Gentiles.

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WHO IS JESUS?
  (All Scripture texts from  the NIV Bible)

Jesus said…”I am not of this world’, then where is He? He is Omniscient, He is the image of the invisible God, and He Lives.

He is my Redeemer and He is the Great “I AM”

His return will be His 3rd Visit.  He was here before when it all began… God said “Let there be Light” and there was Light and this Light was Jesus.

Jesus/Yeshua came before the Sun was installed on the 4th day.

His 2nd Visit was when He came as God-Emanuel, He fulfilled His Mission of Redeeming us by His Sacrifice.

He gave us His irreversible and irrevocable Gift.

This ‘Priceless’ Gift I accept and this is the Grace of Salvation from our Lord Jesus. By this I can say my Redeemer Lives!

His third and final visit will be on that day known as the ‘Day of The Lord’

Let us all look to that glorious day when the trumpet will sound, and His coming will be seen from the East to the West.

No, our Lord is not ‘too busy’ to return as some say where is He and I have been hearing of Christ’s coming and when will this be?  Our Lord is Gracious and He wants all to be saved, and His time is not ours, so just Trust Him and remain in Faith knowing that he said He will never leave you nor forsake you.  Praise Him come to Him and know that our Lord Jesus is always there for you.

 

Steps to Victory…

John 16:33 [Full Chapter]

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Accept His Priceless-Gift

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.

  1. Communicate with Jesus
  2. Seek His Divine Guidance
  3. Absorb His messages
  4. Follow His Instructions
  5. Serve Him
  6. Resist the Evil forces
  7. Turn away from things that are not from our Lord
  8. Just say “I will not go there because it offends my Lord”
  9. Yield to the Holy Spirit
  10. Trust the Lord
  11. He will provide a way and a solution
  12. His Way is always the Right-Way
  13. What our Lord is giving you is not a temporary answer
  14. His Answers is Eternal, and it will be with you forever
  15. He will never let me be ashamed in Trusting Him
  16. He will provide all of my Needs according to His Riches
  17. His Riches is not this world, His riches is our Faith in Him
  18. He loves us so much He even Died for me
  19. He provided a Way that I can come to Him
  20. Without His Forgiveness and His Grace I cannot come into His Kingdom
  21. His Redemption is not a ritual, His Redemption is a Sacrifice for my Sins
  22. Without His Blood of Atonement I cannot come to Him, so He has provided a Seal of Life through His Resurrection
  23. The Good News is that He died to save Sinners like me and you
  24. His Good News is; He is willing to forgive me and you, and His Good News is that you will be with Him in a Place He called Paradise, a place that is sanctified without sin and we all shall have His Holy Presence giving us His Joy in a Place of Splendor. Come to Him today.

Tell others of this resourceful site, and also our Chinese and Spanish sites, we hope that our posting will inspire you all... God Bless you all.

To Ignore our Lord is an act of denying Him... 

Remember:  Jesus is not the third-party bystander in our Prayers to the Father,  He is our Mediator and without Him no one comes to the Father, therefore we always go to our Father in the Holy Name of our Jesus our Redeemer, It is through His Righteousness that we are able to be presented to the Father.  T

The supremacy of our Lord...

Hebrews 1: 4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs. Isaiah 61: 1, 3 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me.... (This refers to Jesus being endowed by The Father to come and be our Redeemer Hebrews 8 and Psalm 45: 6&7 are identical and it affirms The Anointing of Jesus as The Christ; which is Prophecy fulfilled)

 Hebrews 6: 1 Verse 3 The Son is the radiance of God's glory,  

Hebrews 1: verse 3. The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in Heaven.

Hebrews 6: 14 Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. Hebrews 6: 18 God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie. 

Touchstone: Jesus also said:  
John 16
Jesus spoke of His Ascension into Heaven…  Verse 28: “I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.”

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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.


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Romans 8:37-39 New King James Version (NKJV)

37 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

By Today's standard of communication, the above would read,

May our Lord bless you as you read these Words

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Today make Jesus Christ the Center of your life

2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV)

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

If You know HIM you will Love and Serve HIM… by:

Romans 12:1 (NIV)

 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.

John 14:21 (NIV)

Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”

Then live by HIS precept, as told to us in:

Matthew 6:33 New International Version (NIV)

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

So today we can know the affirmation of:

  1. Whom we believed
  2. In Whom we place our trust
  3. He is Faithful and Trust Worthy to defend us
  4. Who we can look to for what we need
  5. And HIS Rewards are granted to those that seek HIM FIRST…

And our Heavenly Rewards are far greater that the temporary things that will need replacing as soon as man’s short-term warranty expire so that they can sell you a service contract.

With our Lord there is a Service Contract but there is no Premium, why? Because; HE already paid it in FULL at the Cross by HIS Blood; His blood is the “Atonement” for our sins, it is the Divine Gift of Grace that He granted to each of us.

Grace is like your house payment that is past due, but there is a late fee and if you do not make the payment, it is then declared a delinquent loan, and by ignoring the bank the loan is then foreclosed… with God our life is declared PAID-In-FULL so that we can look to the future by HIS preparation for Life-everlasting….

1 John 3 NIV

1. 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.  

 2. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

  3. All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.

 2 Corinthians 5:21

"God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God" 

Colossians 1: 15-20 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. 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.

For He said:  All things work together for good to those that love the Lord…

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.
Romans 8:27-29 (in Context) Romans 8 (Whole Chapter)


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You are Complete in Christ” as Jesus Loves You and Paid It All for You to come and know Him, and by knowing Jesus as Lord of lords, all Things are Possible… because in God’s eyes you are ‘Complete in Christ’ even as you are; but God wants to make you “PERFECT” in Him, and You can be perfect this moment by coming to our Savior, and in Faith Pray…
Lord Jesus Christ, I accept in faith that You came and died for my sins and by Your Blood of Atonement offered for me, my Lord I accept You and by Your Grace I am saved knowing that it is only by Your Blood that my sins are washed away, and by Your Grace extended to me that I can look to You my Savior knowing that one day I shall see You and be brought into Your Kingdom where there shall be no more sin no more pain and be filled with the Joy of Your Holy presence my Lord and Savior.  I commit my life and my soul to You my Lord Jesus and expect to spend eternity with You my Lord, I accept Your divine saving Grace now and pray this in Your Holy name Lord Jesus, Amen.

If you prayed this prayer His holy Spirit will find you and growing in Christ is a daily walk with Jesus… 


The Lord is our Shepherd....Psalm 23 New International Version (NIV) 


A psalm of David.  

1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.  
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures,  he leads me beside quiet waters,  
3 he refreshes my soul.  He guides me along the right paths  for his name’s sake.  
4 Even though I walk  through the darkest valley,  I will fear no evil,  for you are with me;  your rod and your staff,  they comfort me.  
5 You prepare a table before me  in the presence of my enemies.  You anoint my head with oil;  my cup overflows.  6 Surely your goodness and love will follow me  all the days of my life,  and I will dwell in the house of the LORD  forever. 
 Amen

Jesus said.... "I am the door: by me if any man enters in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture." 

John 10:9 Jesus, the great I AM, is the entrance into the true church, and the way of access to God himself. . 


Starting the day with these precepts from our Lord…

Let’s start the day by Praising our Eternal God, who is Sovereign, knowing that Jesus is the Anointed Son of our Father the Creator who said…

To proclaim Jesus as the SON of GOD:

Our blessed Jesus, as God, is omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent.

Continue to join us each day, and read the Good News. God Bless you all...

T
he TABLE OF GRACE:

 “Lord let the Fruits from the work that you have given me Adorn Your Table of Grace…For You my Lord has set a table in front of our enemies and our enemy is also against You Lord, as we give You the Glory; and You said love our enemies”…

Grace: Grace is as tangible as what? Can we see Grace? Yet Grace is defined in the Webster as The Definition of GRACE

a : unmerited divine assistance given humans for their regeneration or sanctification

b : a virtue coming from God

c : a state of sanctification enjoyed through divine grace

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,

Paul was who was chosen by Jesus to be a ‘Vessel’ bearing the Word of Salvation, was also speaking of his personal experience, but speaking in third party instances so that he would not be exalting himself, here is a man that was a persecutor of Christian, a man that witnessed the stoning of Steven to death, now redeemed as a servant of the Most High, speaking as a privileged individual when he made this statement… Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a man was caught up to the third heaven. And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows— was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.  On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses. For if I do wish to boast I will not be foolish, for I will be speaking the truth; but I refrain from this, so that no one will credit me with more than he sees in me or hears from me.

As we see was Paul taken into Heaven?  Yes, Who God chooses to serve Him, such person will experience His calling…

Prior to Paul’s conversion, we would place Paul in the category of; Those than do not love, they do not know our Lord…

As we read that three days after Paul was struck down by our Lord, he started to preach Christ Crucified, here was a man just days before stood holding the clothes of Steven and watching a man being put to death, but within days was transformed by the Grace of God.

Think on this today... 

To SEEK the Kingdom of GOD!...To Walk in Faith, knowing that the Kingdom of God goes forth in TRUTH & POWER

With JESUS on the Throne, knowing that Jesus is in Charge. The Solution is not More Religion, but More of Christ’s  


Matthew 6: NIV

Jesus taught us how to pray

7 And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words. 8 Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

   9 “This, then, is how you should pray:

   “‘Our Father in heaven, 
hallowed be your name, 
10 your kingdom come, 
your will be done, 
   on earth as it is in heaven. 
11 Give us today our daily bread. 
12 And forgive us our debts, 
   as we also have forgiven our debtors. 
13 And lead us not into temptation, 
   but deliver us from the evil one.’

   14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

Philippians 4: 19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

We need to focus on the positive more and still remember the negative results of sins. Our Lord is saying in HIS Prayer “   “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven”… He was telling us while we are here the following will apply:

He (Jesus) is as powerful here on earth as He is in Heaven

He will supply our needs here while we are here on earth

He will protect from evil, by us trusting and knowing Him

As Christians we need to emphasize the following:

The Positive aspects of following our Lord Jesus, as He is Holy

The Joy that He provides by His words of Assurance

The Victory we have in Him

The satisfaction of spreading His Good news to others, as we spread His fragrance we also receive His blessings too.

We are to tear down the barriers to achieve the secret of satisfaction in coming to Jesus and fellowship in Christ in Oneness; knowing that we can find the fulfillment of all our needs in fellowship with God.

We thank our Lord Jesus for His Faithfulness and for His unspeakable gift.

Matthew 6: NIV

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?

28 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. 29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. 30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith? 31 So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 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.


Money cannot buy a Passage to His Kingdom, only by His Saving Grace, the Atoning Blood of Jesus , and in Him we have Victory. Come and Know Christ today and become a Joint-Heir with our Lord to His Kingdom

The Good News...
 

º We are created in His Likeness
º Christ died for our Sins
º He Rose Triumphantly
º He Ascended into Heaven
º He Sits on the Throne of Righteousness 

º He is willing to forgive us of our sins

º If your come to Him and ask for forgiveness, He will give it

º Jesus Christ is our Mediator and our Sovereign God
º When we are saved, we receive an Eternal life of Joy in Him
º He is coming again
º All those that are still here will be caught up in the air to Him
º His Kingdom will be fully Sanctified and Sinless
º We will be reunited with our loved ones 

WHAT A PRIVILEGE... KNOWING THE BEST IS YET TO COME IN GLORY.

 
HE ROSE TRIUMPHANTLY.... Jesus Paid It All!
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We need to be reminded that the Bible said....Our Lord is  a  God of Fire

Hebrews 12:28-29 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.”

God made a way for us to escape His wrath, through His Son Jesus who Paid-It-All, and we are assured of this as written in  Romans 8:1-4 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 free from the law of sin and death. For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering. And so he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

Now that we have proof of the mercy of our Lord, and in Him we can have Victory, let us all come to Him that we can receive His assurance that we are transitioned from condemnation to life. To receive His Assurance place your faith in Jesus, come to the Cross, He is waiting...

Just Pray this prayer... Heavenly Father I come knowing I am a sinner and in You Lord I can trust, I confess  my sins and seek to be Saved by Your Grace as You have provided a way for me to be cleansed by Your Blood. Lord today I turn my life over to You that I can be guided by Your Holy Spirit, Lord come into my heart and make me a new creation from this day forward. Lord Jesus be with me as I now look to You as my Lord and Savior, In Your name Lord Jesus I pray... Amen.

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