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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

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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 14:3And “if” I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. John 14:2-4 (in Context) John 14 (Whole Chapter)

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:

1  Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name.
2  Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—
3  who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
4  who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion,
5  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 13:32 [ No 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'shabits 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.

View this Video of a famous statesman who was not ashamed to spread the name of Jesus...

View:  http://www.youtube.com/embed/OvN1jTkzXbY?rel=0

We need your help in reaching others for these Websites, please send friends and families, we never accept money only your help in sharing the Good News. God Bless you all.

Praise:

English:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5hN_m55uoM&list=PL4A2B54B268D57207

Spanish:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wx7bI3yDoVk&list=PLvjjjciiVsomtT6vQiI3MkcZn89fyGB9d&index=2

Chinese:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIt9n2Wjlf8&list=PL8298DAD7DA853E9


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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] [TheWhole 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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