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You Really Want to Know?

King James Bible

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

Proberbs 12 15

Note: If you truly want to know where you stand with God.  Look at your decisions and let us see if God really approved of What it is you decided.

If you want to know, you put yourself in a position to receive the answers.  You don’t come off as if you have all the information that you need to move forward.  God has sent the comforter for those who do not mind someone telling them which way is right.

Fools do not want to hear what they already assume they understand.   You have dealt with people who are so stubborn and bull headed that they have to hit their head against something, that is the only way they stop to look at their circumstance.

You also can not lead fools.  

People who don’t follow the rules will not bend their will to anyone.  They have what they need and they are satisfied.  They do not pursue anything that is righteous or noble. They take and conive their way through life using bullish tactics to get by.  The force the weaker ones to hear their side of every story.

Foolish squander their good fortune.  They buy the biggest thing that everyone can see just to show up another.  Before a foolish man can become a wise man, he must loose everything to humble  him to the core.

The question in this verse, is are you listening?  We go on with our day as planned and never seem to inquire of the Lord for the directions that we should take throughout the day.  Then when we find ourselves on a road to destruction, we cry out to God for advice and counsel and we feel like He abandoned us, when we let go of His hand and ran off.

Foolish people don’t listen.  So, don’t be a foolish child, open your ears and your heart and pay attention to the road signs so you will know the way out of a dead end in advance.  As long as we keep bull dozing our way through life we will constantly have to start over. 

I know you dont like to mess up, so it is best we get ourselves on a steady stream and current flow of true knowledge, and that knowledge is in God and His people. 

Here’s my last thought.  Don’t put it past the Lord to send you someone who gets on your last nerve, just to teach you His lesson for you.  He will send you a Pharoah, or a Herod.  Just to test your humble nature.  You know those people who won’t let stuff go…

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The Power Belongs to God.

But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.

— II Corinthians 4:7 ESV

We have no power without the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Many who walk around using the gifts and anointing know that the power belongs to God.  We cannot use something that doesn’t come from us.  The only power we have is the ability to persuade and convince others to go the opposite of what is in their minds to do.  We hope we use this influence for good.  The investment that God has placed in us, is His Spirit.  This is our treasure, this is what makes us worth a hill of beans if you will..

I do not ever claim to have the power of God for my personal use,  but I walk in the Authority of the Power of the Holy Ghost to acconplish what His goals are for me each day.

We are rich in power and might through God our King.  We can move mountains and do exploits in His name.  We can pardon others through His name and give them hope for a brother day all in the name of Jesus Christ. 

The treasure laid up in us can be accessed through faith in God.  Without faith it is impossible to please God.  We can do nothing without His Ok in the Spirit.  Ephesians list of Callings and Assignments for what we have coined the five fold ministry, is in place for the perfecting of the church.  He gave us power to perfect the body of Christ.  Perfect is as simple as, teaching and preaching such strong faith and showing others how to do it accordingly.  Perfecting is putting it to good use and removing the blemishes of lies and deceit.  Perfecting is a scalpel used to cut out disease and the ability to mend the wounds, but Christ has the power to remove the clear tissue.

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Rescued us by Grace.

3May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christb give you grace and peace.4Jesus gave his life for our sins, just as God our Father planned, in order to rescue us from this evil world in which we live. 5All glory to God forever and ever! Amen.

Galatians 1:3-5

Note:  What do we think we are capable?  Without the redeeming love of God through Grace and peace that He gives to us, we would not make it through the week, less alone making it through out our entire lives.

People are a complete mess right now on the inside of their hearts and minds.  They do not see the goodness of the Lord quickly.   They give the troubles and trials all the credit for making them strong and enduring.   

This is all the plan of the Father to get you and I to trust and rely upon His Grace and Mercy towards us.  Not our temporary impotent and frail sympathies we give to others.

Our peace must surpass all misunderstandings.  This peace is of God.  Men cannot guarantee that we remain in right mind and walk in serenity and tranquillity.   God planned that you and I could walk in this life in God’s peace.  Peace He gives into us, not as the world gives, but that peace that goes far beyond the limited flesh.

He won’t put more on you than you can bare.  He will cause peace to surround you that you did not fall or hurt yourself in the process of life.  What we do to ourselves He even is aware and gives protection.   Foolish is not covered by Grace and Peace of God.  unnecessary argueing and fighting with others are not covered by God.  Persecution that is unwarranted.  Bullying and accusation are things God covers.

We are rescued from this evil world through Christ Jesus.  Don’t break the relationship you have with Him, because of self preservation.  Dont build a wall to keep the Lord out and find it tumbling down because your trying to secure yourself.

Trust the Lord with the difficult stuff.

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The Place of Promise. 

King James Bible

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.Heb. 13:14

This is not the place we were promised.   The promised land is at the feet of Him who habe redeemed us from the curse of the Law of Sin and Death.

We wait on the City of God to come from His place of splendor and majesty.  He has prepared a place for those who are clean and who have surrendered their lives over completely to the Savior.  If we hold on to what we think is true, we will miss the Savior at work in our lives a d we won’t get to see that beautiful City of God.  New Jeruselem. While the world wants to create paradise on earth.  They want this life to be the true oasis when it is nothing but everlasting death.

This life is not permanent, but it is temporary and will end abruptly if we are not paying attention Spiritually.  We cannot turn off our motives and they can’t be flesh directed.  The Kingdom needs you as a worker in the fields. We must labor not in vain but on purpose to the end of reaching lost would for the Lord.  Be the example that people need.  Even when the world tells them there is no need for faith in a Creator.  You and I are the example that faith in God matters to our everyday life.  Christ keeps us sane so that we do not take out frustrations on others who do not know what you are going through.

My faults are not the result of people in my life, they are my issues that I allowed to move in on my peaceful existance.  People are not the reason you don’t go to church or you do not believe, it is personal and all on the individual who chose to put blame somewhere else.

Behold Christ is at the door of our hearts ready to move in.  You must swallow pride and allow Him to change you inside.

This place He has prepared should be the addition to what He started in you on earth.

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Enabled Us.

It is God who enables us, along with you, to stand firm for Christ. He has commissioned us, and he has identified us as his own by placing the Holy Spirit in our hearts as the first installment that guarantees everything he has promised us.

— 2 Corinthians 1:21-22

Who else could give you the ability to do this work, if not for God the Son?

We are indeed blessed because the Lord thought to give us something worth more than gold.  He has given us new life and in the abundance through Jesus.

We did not give ourselves these opportunities, He has infused our lives with the Spirit of God that we do great exploits in His name.

He installed Himself in our daily lives if we keep ourselves in the His Spirit. 

The minute you and I go off and try to do things ourselves, we deny Jesus in our hearts.  When we wait for His instructions to move or stand still, He sees to our immediate needs.

Work for God and not for self.  Try to be persuasive through live and truth, and not through frustration with people.  Remember God sent you as a messenger to all the world teaching them and baptizing them in His name that they may be saved.  You play a major role in your service to God.  Try not to be put aside because you have stopped caring and nurturing.

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What can you do about it?

This is the LORD’s battle”

— I Samuel 17:47 NLT

This whole thing that we think we have to work hard to protect is actually the Lord’s battle.  We are not the ones who set the units in place, God does.

Generals and Admirals put the pieces on the battle field to determine the best strategy for winning the war.  God outs you and I in particular places so that He can win the battle against the enemy.  Here is the real point of all this.

God is going to win regardless of how many troops we think He has on the field.  He is the Champian anyway.

I just need to get on the Lord side and wait for my instructions.  I donot have charge over but a small unit assigned to me.  Each minister who serves under the Lord Jesus have been given specific instructions to get his & her units ready for battle.  This battle will be won by the Lords setup not by men.

We need to stop assuming we have more authority than we do.  We may have been given the message and we surely are expected to deliver it accordingly, but the victory goes to God alone.  When we as soldiers look back at the battle, we only see losses and the advancement of the enemy.  When God looks at the field from His vantage point He can see defeat of His enemy.

This is why we can say the battle is not yours but it’s the Lords.  God got a way if doing things that you and I don’t comprehend.   What He does not need is rebels and those who complain about being out in the battle feild for the Lord without leave.

Many people have defected from the army of God and habe turned coat and ran from the responsibility of carry the torch and banner of the most High.  They have given up the fight and have left the back doors open for those who have compassion for the enemies side.

It is bad when you know your on a winning team and you start feeling bad for the enemy.  There is no sympathy for evil nature and rotten cores.  Scores of bad natured people just doing wrong because they can and no one is in place to put a stop to it.

God doesn’t have to be good.  In fact there are times when we think that God might be mean for no reason, but let me say this, I’m not questioning His methods when we are winning.  

What can Undo about it, but serve with gladness that He is not against me.

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Big Babies

One of you says, “I follow Paul,” and someone else says, “I follow Apollos.” When you say things like that, you are acting like people of the world.

— I Corinthians 3:4 ERV

note: It is terrible how we cannot seem to learn how to fully live our lives based upon Spiritual growth.  Even though the Corinthian Church existed years before, we still have rationalism within the churches we serve.

People who pick and choose who They will listen to, instead if taking in the Word of God through love no matter who shares it.  We in fact act as Big Babies, who cannot take the prepared lessons, the meat of the truth.  So those people have to be treated as children who still mess on themselves, and only are capable of understanding simple processes of Scripture.  

We do not have the time for this baby whining stage as if people are collicky all over again.  The remedy for those who say they follow particular people in ministry and not Christ as their soul instructor, is that we let them carry themselves off the cliff with their so called leader.

We do not fight and dispute the Word of truth with no one.  I tend to let everyone think they are right until, I have the opportunity to share what the Word of God says on any given subject.  That is when people gather that I have not joined their elite side group of fire starters. 

The truth is always the Word of God no matter how old or new a person might think it is.  People want to put the Word into a space and time that all of this happened, well then you might want to stop preaching any of it, because all of it happened before you and I stepped on the scene.  Context might very well be able to hold up, but God is good at twisting His statements.

If the person you study under does not give the Word as his/her proof of actuality to the truth.  Then that is the wrong person to follow after.  Paul said, follow me as I follow Christ. 

If Christ is missing in the message, than that is the other side of the line.  It might mean we are on the side of the enemy.

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We Can Do Without That.

Do all things without murmuring and disputing.  phil.2. 14

It would be excellent to make it to the next place God has for us without those who need to complain.   Those Israelites whom the Lord delivered still had complaints because of the inconvenience of having to uproot their families and run to the border of the promised land.

Many complain instead of finding hope in the process.  They hate to be forced to uproot everything and everyone to find a place to call their own.  

God sent His servant Moses to deliver God’s people because the Lord heard their prayers and their cries to Him.  When we do not like where we are we cry out and God delivers. 

We must turn our attentions to service and praise of the Lord.  Not allowing ourselves to find more ways to complain about what’s going on, but be one who can spark change around us.

If you are not able to keep your opinion to yourself, then what do you expect for others to do?  Everyone assumes they have the best answer for what ever the situation may be, but in fact they do not have the right answer if it is filled with negative conotations.  We cannot build anything if we are all standing there confused and angry about what another has done. 

That is the reason God sent confusion to those building at the Tower of Babel.  They had the wrong information and was not aware that what they were doing was actually going to cause wide spread devastation. 

We don’t need complaints, we need earnest suggestions that have been well thought out.  Not opinions that come off the cuff because you do not like who is leading the project. 

We can do without that……

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In To Deep.

LORD, I am in deep trouble, so I am calling to you for help.

— Psalm 130:1 ERV

When your stuck in between a hard place and a rock that God didnt put you in, who can you rely on that can give you peace in knowing that you will be fine?  only God can assure us in our inner man.  Have you ever played a maze game online or on paper, and find yourself taking your point into a dead end?  Technically you lost the game?  How many times in life have we went into situation that were dead ends and had to back out somehow.   It is embarrassing to have to start over.  It is shameful to need rescuing as we see it.  We do not want someone to come to our defense, when we think we can defend ourselves.  Let me say this, let Christ defend you.

This is who the Lord is in our lives.  He comes and gets His kids out of trouble, mostly because you and I probably can not see the way He gave us to escape because of frustration in the situation. 

I don’t know anyone who truly thinks clear when they are angry.  When we are all upset, we will say terrible and hurtful things, things we regret later.  In our political and local scenes the guts are out.  Everyone is voicing their concerns to the point of rage and anger.  Where they refuse to take it back and then we have to fight our way out of stuff we talked our selves into.

Did you think only kids say the dumbest things.  They get it from their parents and guardians.  Kids mimic what you and I do, even if it is not right.  

We are in trouble because we refuse to be corrected.  We run in head first to every fight thinking we can win them all, but we cant, and God does have something to do with our downfall when we are to prideful to stop in our tracks.

Pride brings about the fall.  The fall is before judgement, and once you enter judgement, your to late to fix what first started your troubles.  Ask Adam amd Eve, if they would have liked to go back and do it again?  Christ is the simple solution to an attitude that get us in trouble.

The Church, the Preachers, Teachers, Government Officials, Lawyers, Doctors, Police, and etc.  Are all out of control and in trouble.  I pray the true believers get ready and brace yourself for the downfall before the judgement of God.

Think Christ first, then you will find peace.

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God’s Recommendations 

But “he who glories, let him glory in the LORD.” For not he who commends himself is approved, but whom the Lord commends.

— II Corinthians 10:17-18 NKJV

If God be for you, then who can be against you?  It is always nice to have someone in your corner that has credit or weight in any given situation you may face.  To have someone vouch for your credibility with their good credit.

When we do not have the collateral to get what we are looking for, they ask for a co-signer.  The Father co-signs for us when the Blood of the Lamb is covering us.  Without our Lord Christ as our mediator and the one to stand in for us in proxy for sins.  We all would have to still answer for our sinful acts.  The only action that God can take is death upon us.  

So, we keep ourselves humble as we serve in this army of God.  We do not walk around here boosting if our exploits in the faith.  God should always be glorified for what He has allowed us to do in His service.

When we talk ourselves up in front of men, we do not understand that we are trying to steal the Glory that belongs to the Lord.  We know that it is only because He has empowered us through the work of the Holy Spirit to reach the world in His name.

no man should boast about what he/she accomplishes.  It is not right to take the Glory of what God has done and claiming as your own.