Beautiful testimony. ..moving from darkness to the light. The true light. Not a light that can be blown out but a light that will shine brightly wherever it goes! Jesus Christ still lives! He is still coming to all to seek Him, to all who cry out to Him, to any who hear Him knocking on their hearts ! He loves you and wants to come in. You have to ask Him, you have to open the door and don’t give up, keep seeking the only One who has the power to save! God bless you all. God is not finished yet!
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How much further do you think we can push God?
Personally, I wondered after the last SEVERAL things that this nation has done. I was sure God had been angered to the point that He would destroy us before now. I still believe we are certainly past the point of no return.
I am thinking this has angered God to the point that you read in the scriptures.
REPENT and PRAY!
David Wilkerson | Soldiers for Christ
Oh, to worship the One true God!
To honor the only One true God!
To glorify God!
He is holy!
Hear and SEE the voice of God!
His power is unmistakable!
Do you know Him?
A Psalm of David.
Give unto the Lord, O ye mighty,
Give unto the Lord glory and strength.
Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name;
Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
The voice of the Lord is upon the waters:
The God of glory thundereth:
The Lord is upon many waters.
The voice of the Lord is powerful;
The voice of the Lord is full of majesty.
The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars;
Yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.
He maketh them also to skip like a calf;
Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn.
The voice of the Lord divideth the flames of fire.
The voice of the Lord shaketh the wilderness;
The Lord shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh.
The voice of the Lord maketh the hinds to calve,
And discovereth the forests:
And in his temple doth every one speak of his glory.
The Lord sitteth upon the flood;
Yea, the Lord sitteth King for ever.
The Lord will give strength unto his people;
The Lord will bless his people with peace.
I cannot read the entire prayer that Jesus prays, heck not even this small part without being moved in my core. How can anyone read from the Holy Bible and read the words Jesus prays and not desire to truly know Him on an intimate level? How can anyone read His prayer for all of us and not want to seek Him more than ever?
If you don’t know Him like that and don’t understand what I am remotely talking about then I ask you to pray. Pray to our Father in heaven and ask Him to open your heart to see, to understand. Ask Him to change and mold you into that which you were created for. Ask Him to make you fall in love with Him in a way that can only be done by Him. That is the very thing that will change your life. Falling in love with the very essence of God. You cannot explain that to someone. It takes a movement from the Holy Spirit. For you don’t know Him I pray you will begin seeking Him with all diligence.
I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
Short and sweet – rely on the Lord. Do not rush to your own actions or panic when seasons of life take a turn for the worse. Seek the Lord, and wait on Him. He is good and awesome and for us. The “turns for the worse” may last a few days, or they may last many years. Whatever the hand you are dealt, know that God knows and is prepared for whatever may come. Let Him be your refuge and your rock, for He is ever faithful.
Verse/Commentary courtesy of ‘Verse-A-Day’ android app.
Can’t wait to get to Heaven where I am imagining that we will enjoy the simple sounds and colors and beauty of all of the Lord God’s creation just as HE meant for it to be. Simple and yet nothing simple about His perfectly created universe. It will be far better and far more than ANYTHING that our minds could ever dream.
Praise the Lord God Almighty for He is good and mighty…He is our Creator, He is our Saviour, He is the First and the Last, He is the Beginning and the End, He is the I AM, He is the Alpha and the Omega! He is everything we need and if we have Him we are lacking NOTHING!
Thank you Jesus! Thank you Lord for lifting the vail from my eyes so that I might see. Continue the work You have started in me. You are the Potter and I am the clay so continue daily to mold me and make me who You desire me to be. I pray You will open my ears so that I might hear the voice of only my good shepherd each and every day of this life and that I might have boldness to follow You and Your leading. That I would care only about pleasing You. That what this world and the people of this world think of me would matter not, that those things would be so overshadowed by Your glory that I wouldn’t even think about them and what they think but only what my King desires of me.
May my faith continue to grow, finally lacking nothing. As Abraham’s faith grew and he believed and yet did not fully have the faith to trust you to take care of everything on his journey in the beginning and yet he continued to grow and he fully trusted You with his son Issac that he LOVED so much and was willing to follow You no matter the cost. May I one day have that kind of faith. I won’t kid myself and say that I do because I only hope and pray I have the strength that can only come from You in order that I might be able to stand firm against any and all evil that comes against me. Not by my strength but by the might and strength that comes from my Creator my God, my King! In the mighty name of Jesus Christ I pray, AMEN.
So what does the word of God say about being an overcomer?
There are several instances it is used but I an going to go straight to 1st John who tells us how we become overcomers. The verses following that passage tell us about the rewards of being overcomers.
1st John 5
5 Who is the one that overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 6 This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. 7 For there are three that testify: the Spirit and the water and the blood. (I suggest you continue reading the rest of the chapter.)
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.
And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:
He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.
Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.
To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.
(WARNING) But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
Dear Father in Heaven, my God, my King, you are worthy to be worshipped and praised and exalted in all the earth and the universe.
I pray Lord God that You might have mercy upon your children and that your grace might be poured out over us even though we are not deserving of it. We humbly ask you to help each of us in these last days. We are weak but in Your mighty strength we can continue on toward the goal You have set before us. Lord, You know each of our weaknesses in this flesh we currently dwell in, so please help us Lord, help us not to fear, help us to stand courageously for Your names sake. Help us to boldly testify to Your goodness and Your word and Your truth and the salvation that only comes from Your Son Jesus Christ . Help us that we might share the gospel of Jesus Christ without fear of man. We ask that You would do this supernaturally by the Holy Spirit because we left to ourselves will surely fail.
We ask all these things for Your glory and we give thanks in every circumstance and praise Your most holy name. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.
I believe Jesus was speaking of spiritual things. Not that if you believe and are a child of God that your life will be filled with roses and all you ever want and that you will never be hungry or that you will never have hard times of some sort. Life won’t suddenly be perfect or great! The verses below tell us that indeed we will have hard times and persecution. So what did Jesus mean when He said you would never hunger or thirst?
When we accept His gift of salvation and we submit our lives to Him and we begin to consume the Word of God (scriptures), and we seek to continue daily to know Him more and more then we are filled with His presence by the Holy Spirit. Speaking on my own experience I can say that during those times in my life when I seem to find myself too busy to make that personal time with the Lord that I end up having this hole in the pit of my stomach. I have this empty feeling. I am more anxious and find myself moving towards hopelessness. I believe this is the filling in our spirit that Jesus was speaking about. Not that we would never be hungry or thirsty as we think of food and water but that we would find comfort and that hole in our guts that otherwise is empty when we are without Jesus Christ will be filled. We will have peace and comfort knowing we are in Christ Jesus and that we have a future and a hope when we are finally transformed from this world to our eternal futures. So, He fills us now while we are still here with great peace, He fills us with His bread of life and we will never thirst for what is to come because Jesus has filled us eternally with the blessed hope of what our future holds. The forever future and not the short lived one where we currently are. The scriptures below are clear that we will continue to have suffering in this life if we choose to follow Jesus Christ. So, don’t be surprised but keep your focus on our King of Kings!
30 Now we know that you know all things and do not need anyone to question you; this is why we believe that you came from God.” 31 Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe? 32 Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. 33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
36 As it is written,
“For your sake we are being killed all the day long;
we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”
37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. 13 Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.
14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. 15 Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
God bless each of you my brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus! May God have mercy on us all.
You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. You will be faithful to Jacob, and show love to Abraham, as you pledged on oath to our ancestors in days long ago.
Our God is a God of compassion and mercy. Overflowing from His unconditional love, He orchestrated the revealing of Jesus Christ to “tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea”. (Acts 2:34-36 and Psalm 110:1) As only God could have done, our sins have been separated from us in Christ, so that when God looks on us He sees us made righteous through His Son Jesus. When God looks on a believer, He does not see sin, He sees His Son. Today, lay down the guilt and weight of sin. Christ offers forgiveness, and has made you free. Believe it.
Verse/Commentary courtesy of ‘Verse-A-Day’ android app.
This is not to cause fear but consider it an alarm clock. The word ‘admonish’ is used many times in the Holy Bible. Here’s the meaning of the word.
—verb (used with object)
to caution, advise, or counsel against something, to warn about a direction that one is headed
to reprove or scold, especially in a mild and good-willed manner…
Many friends and family still walk around in this dream world that says that it will all go away if people would just stop talking about it. Jesus said in the bible that He has told us these things before they happen so that when they happen we might know. Jesus warned us about these things and He warned us ‘be careful lest you be deceived’. It is time brothers and sisters to wake up AND suit up for spiritual warfare.
Ephesians 6:10-20 tells you about suiting up in the armor of God. Verse 11 tells you WHY we must suit up in the special armor the Lord God Almighty has given us.
If you have faith to pray for the Lord to open your eyes and watch this 25 minutes of recent world events and ask for understanding then I pray you do that. Miss the 25 minutes of reality TV you were preparing to watch and watch the real reality of what is happening. I dare you.
One more thing, at about 20:35 or just after prepare to say amen and hallelujah! The world would have all Christians believe they are alone but we are not and so therefore FEAR NOT! God bless and may God have mercy upon His children .
EVIL REVEALED – KINGDOM AGAINST KINGDOM