Before watching this one in-particular I had told a friend that the 6 day war suddenly reminded me of how God created the world and all in it in 6 days and then rested on the 7th. That suddenly came to my mind and then after I watched this and it mentioned the same. I could not help but to cry as I heard the shofar blow after they reached the wailing wall.
Are you watching? Are you reading the word of God? It is time for much more to happen!
You don’t like Israel you say? You have a list of reasons?
I would say that we each need to pray that the Lord God would show us where we are wrong in any way we think. Pray for God to circumcise (cut away) our hearts of anything wicked, of anything not in line with the will of our Father in Heaven. You see, it really does not matter what we think but only matters what God Almighty desires. His way is perfect, ALWAYS. One day we will see that.
3 That then the Lord thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee.
4 If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the Lord thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:
5 And the Lord thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
6 And the Lord thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
7 And the Lord thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
8 And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the Lord, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day.
9 And the Lord thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the Lord will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers:
10 If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.
11 For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off.
12 It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?
13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?
14 But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.
15 See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;
16 In that I command thee this day to love the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the Lord thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
17 But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;
18 I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it.
19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:
20 That thou mayest love the Lord thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.
I am 52. I remember seeing in these science leaflets at school how one day you would be able to see the person on the other end of the phone. Seemed too Jetsons to be true. Joke was on me.
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I am a little disturbed by many seemingly grounded Christians who have seemed to have went off the deep end of singing the praises of President Elect Donald Trump. I am glad he won this election over the Clinton bunch. Trump is merely a man. If he does what he says he will do, God willing, then we could see good change. If he appoints truly good people to the Supreme Court that in itself can have long term effects on the future of this nation.
I only want to have everyone who reads this to ask themselves a question.
Many have heard the ‘prophecy’ given by the fireman. Many have been caught up in watching things unfold. Many have prayed for Mr Trump and for America all across the world. So many people have said, “Trump said he would build a wall and Ezekiel said that God sought a man that should make up a hedge (wall) and stand in the gap before me and my land.” The Lord says BUT, I FOUND NONE. The question we should be asking is…What does this all mean. Should brothers and sisters be putting on their party hats just yet? Calm down and let’s continue to pray and watch. Trump is merely a man. Good intentions and plans, maybe. Could they be changed to something opposite along the way, possibly. CALM DOWN, stop singing Trump’s praises and keep looking for the One True Saviour, Jesus Christ our Lord.
It appears the election has been won and sure we all felt a sense of relief and joy and give the glory to God. We need to continue focusing on God and not Trump. Keeping your eyes opened wide.
And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own way have I recompensed upon their heads, saith the Lord God.
I imagine that God was looking for a man like Noah. Jerusalem is in a terrible state as we enter this verse, among the list of sinful practices is: princes using their power to shed blood, making idols, oppression of foreigners and mistreatment of the fatherless and the widow, desecrating the Sabbath, men committing detestable offenses against women. God sought a man to stand in the gap so that the Lord could enact change in Jerusalem and bring life where there is currently only sin and death. God found no man that could do this, and thus Jerusalem is delivered into the hand of Babylon.
Verse/Commentary courtesy of ‘Verse-A-Day’ android app.
Praise the Lord! I know from experience but more importantly I know from reading the word of God.
When studying the book of Ruth the Lord God opened my eyes to the very thing. NO COINCIDENCES!
May God have mercy on us all.
We all see and hear of the terrorism spreading across the world at a rapid rate. I think it is natural to get angry and to spout off our opinions of what we must do to protect our nation’s and our family and friends and even ourselves against this sad ideology. We read the plans behind the ideology. Plans to dominate our entire world and to force their religion on any who think differently than they do. Plans are already in action even here in America. Our colleges, our high schools, our government and even our workplaces. Men, women and even their once innocent children are trained to hate and to kill and to take down anyone who believes differently. Most want Sharia Law. If they came to America and really wanted to live in freedom then Sharia Law wouldn’t be what they want to see. They would go to a country in which that lifestyle is dominant and they could live very happily. They have a large choice of places to do that. So we must ask why do they insist on living in a nation with a completely different set of laws? Why is our government trying to change our way of life ? Why is our government not call it what it is? Why do we see people speaking at our National Day of Prayer, against Christians? Putting the Christian faith down? It is a matter of time brothers and sisters. So, we must make up our minds. Be ready. This isn’t going to change. This isn’t going to get better. I believe this will continue at a rapid pace. As the scripture in Leviticus states, we need to prepare to love them, yes, even when they want to kill us. Be ready to share the gospel with each one. I cannot help but to think of the book of Acts when Stephen was sharing the gospel and they all began to stone him. As he was being stoned he cried out for our Father in Heaven to forgive them. He then died. You may ask, why not fight them back? My thoughts first of all are we will only continue to fight and kill but we will not win this war here on earth. When it truly hits in America we will be far out numbered. Especially when you can clearly see our government is already infiltrated by plan and will therefore not be here to help the Christians. We all know we only live here a short time. The Lord wishes none to perish but to have eternal life. When we are faced with this terrible time, I would say to each one (myself included), to share as many words of the gospel and ask the Lord to forgive them and have mercy on them just as He has given each of us. You may die regardless, but one heart just might be penetrated and sofened and might then cry out to the one true God. The one who has the power to give life and take it and power to raise one from the dead. Has the power to change the heart of the corrupt. That might begin with love that we can show to one who only wants death to us. We are only able to love because God first loved us.
“‘When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the Lord your God.
I can’t help but think of “love your neighbor as yourself” when I read this verse. Here nestled in the Old Testament law is a verse that commands love for all who “reside in our land”. Because Israel was once slaves and strangers in the land of Egypt, the command is to treat foreigners in their land better – much better than they were treated by the Egyptians. God can and will do amazing things through loving relationship and community. The command to Israel, and to us today, is of love – because God Himself is love.
Verse/Commentary courtesy of ‘Verse-A-Day’ android app.
Obama’s next move? And Linda Kimball on Donald Trump
Scripture : Luke 17:26-30
Not you? I would be kidding myself in the working world if I tried to say I NEVER get upset with certain people and even feel dread when the work phone rings and I see their name come up and I find myself literally think about not answering the phone.
Do you have to examine yourself daily as I do? Maybe it is just me.
The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.
When you first fell in love you couldn’t stand not to be with them. To hear their voice, even if it is just a phone call. To get an email meant that they were thinking about you above whatever else was going on around them.
We must keep our first love first. Have you called Him today? Call upon the name of the Lord!
At daybreak, Jesus went out to a solitary place. The people were looking for him and when they came to where he was, they tried to keep him from leaving them. But he said, “I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.” And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.
We offer today’s verse as a reminder that there are times when Jesus “stole away” to be alone with His Father. Jesus does this consistently throughout his ministry, and only a select few times does He take someone along. These are times filled with purpose for Christ, and they brim with intimacy with His Father in Heaven. In a world where there is never enough time in a day and technology surrounds, persuades, and permeates our very lifestyle; take time to steal away and just “be” with God.
Verse/Commentary courtesy of ‘Verse-A-Day’ android app.
The Lord’s Coming Salvation
52 Awake, awake,
put on your strength, O Zion;
put on your beautiful garments,
O Jerusalem, the holy city;
for there shall no more come into you
the uncircumcised and the unclean.
Shake yourself from the dust and arise;
be seated, O Jerusalem;
loose the bonds from your neck,
O captive daughter of Zion.
For thus says the Lord: “You were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money.” For thus says the Lord God: “My people went down at the first into Egypt to sojourn there, and the Assyrian oppressed them for nothing. Now therefore what have I here,” declares the Lord, “seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? Their rulers wail,” declares the Lord, “and continually all the day my name is despised. Therefore my people shall know my name. Therefore in that day they shall know that it is I who speak; here I am.”
How beautiful upon the mountains
are the feet of him who brings good news,
who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness,
who publishes salvation,
who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”
The voice of your watchmen—they lift up their voice;
together they sing for joy;
for eye to eye they see
the return of the Lord to Zion.
Break forth together into singing,
you waste places of Jerusalem,
for the Lord has comforted his people;
he has redeemed Jerusalem.
The Lord has bared his holy arm
before the eyes of all the nations,
and all the ends of the earth shall see
the salvation of our God.
Depart, depart, go out from there;
touch no unclean thing;
go out from the midst of her; purify yourselves, you who bear the vessels of the Lord.
For you shall not go out in haste,
and you shall not go in flight,
for the Lord will go before you,
and the God of Israel will be your rear guard.
He Was Pierced for Our Transgressions
Behold, my servant shall act wisely;
he shall be high and lifted up,
and shall be exalted.
As many were astonished at you—
his appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance,
and his form beyond that of the children of mankind—
so shall he sprinkle many nations;
kings shall shut their mouths because of him;
for that which has not been told them they see,
and that which they have not heard they understand.
I pray this word richly blesses all who read it. God bless my brothers and sisters!
I am a little speechless. I had read this passage before and marked it. I seem to have a different view this time reading it. Could it be that it feels to familiar because of our recent and current headlines? Anyone else?
5 “Look at the nations and watch—and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.
6 I am raising up the Babylonians, that ruthless and impetuous people, who sweep across the whole earth to seize dwelling places not their own.
7 They are a feared and dreaded people; they are a law to themselves and promote their own honor.
8 Their horses are swifter than leopards, fiercer than wolves at dusk. Their cavalry gallops headlong; their horsemen come from afar. They fly like a vulture swooping to devour;
9 they all come bent on violence. Their hordes advance like a desert wind and gather prisoners like sand.
10 They deride kings and scoff at rulers. They laugh at all fortified cities; they build earthen ramps and capture them.
11 Then they sweep past like the wind and go on—guilty men, whose own strength is their god.”