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A closer walk with our beloved friend.


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Your Personal Offering.

LET ME SHOW KINDNESS

 Whatever you do [whatever your task may be], work from the soul [that is, put in your very best effort], as [something done] for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 Holy Bible Amplified Version

When I was a tree planter we would get paid by the tree. The more trees you planted the more money you made. Therefore, it was in our best interest to plant as many trees as possible. Most of the planters planted sloppy without care for their quality. I, however always took quality before quantity. At some time during the day I would rest under a tree in the nearby forest and survey the ground just planted. The thought came to me that because those trees were planted with superior quality most would survive. Because most would survive they would provide food, shelter, nests for young to be nurtured, take pollution out of the air and give us clean air in return, prevent soil erosion, help retain watersheds which supplied the rivers and streams the fish dwelled in. It always made me smile and think of nature as Gods Cathedral and I just completed a wonderful renovation on it. I got a reputation as having one of the best quality in the country. Whenever someone would ask me why quality was chosen over quantity it would be explained to them about caring for Gods Cathedral and if you are going to do it, do it right.

Children, no matter how much the world pressures you to cut corners to save the company money or get the assignment do quicker, always put your best effort in your work. It will be noticed and it will cause others to question why? That is a golden opportunity to share Christ.

If you are going to do it then  do it as you were doing it for Royalty. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Jehovah-Shammah ( The Lord is Present) I humbly beseech You that You are always with me guiding my hands and mouth that they may excel in whatever You guide me to do so that it may bring honour unto You. I sincerely request this in the name of He who always excelled in His work for Your glory Jesus Christ. Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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Walk in Union with Him.

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 Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in [union with] Him [reflecting His character in the things you do and say—living lives that lead others away from sin],having been deeply rooted [in Him] and now being continually built up in Him and [becoming increasingly more] established in your faith, just as you were taught, and overflowing in it with gratitude. Colossians 2:6-7 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Do you walk in union with Christ every day?

Now how you gonna do that?

For me it begins with morning prayer and Bible reading. I begin by saying a prayer of thank you which then proceeds with a prayer for Divine providential care and guidance for myself and for others. Yes it is just as important for you to have a prayer list where you pray for brothers and sisters as well as for yourself. Yes make it personal and for me it becomes even more sincere when I include those that require the same assistance as I.

Prayer is having a respectful loving conversation every day with our most cherished lovers ( Jehovah , Jesus and the Holy Spirit ). Joseph- Anthony: Green

Next comes my spiritual breakfast. I have daily devotions sent to my inbox and read them like I would eat a physical meal ( sometimes , I must confess to fast to digest just like a rushed meal. I find the meal is not enjoyed in that manner). When my Holy Teacher speaks to me through these I stop reading and talk it through with Him ( which means shutting up and listening. How many of us are so busy talking there is no time for listening? ) There is always a pen and paper handy to write down what is being said to contemplate it later and discuss it later if there is too much to digest at that time.

The Bible is the Best Spiritual food every Christian needs to feast upon every day. Joseph- Anthony: Green

When we do this we naturally reflect Christs character by default. We are not even aware of it most times. I joyfully thank my Beloved every night before closing my eyes in a peaceful sleep after giving thanks for all His amazing blessings showered upon me during the course of the day.

Prayer is the best medicine for insomnia. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: I thank you Jehovah-Bara (The Lord Creator) for being so patient and encouraging in the process of creating this wicked filthy lost soul into a pure beautiful child of Your. I exalt You in the name of He whose blood created this blessing Jesus Christ. Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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Which One do You Trust?

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“The heart is deceitful above all things And it is extremely sick; Who can understand it fully and know its secret motives? Jeremiah 17: 9 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Which one do you trust?

Do you trust your heart , which is flawed and can be easily manipulated ( Just ask any man or woman who conned into a destructive relationship with a member of the opposite sex or anyone who has been scammed by the Nigerian scam . Boy am I glad I listened to Jehovah instead of my heart regarding relationships. If I had of followed my heart it would have ended up in a destructive relationship numerous times.) or do You trust Christ who truly loves you and desires what is best for you?

The mind of the flesh [with its sinful pursuits] is actively hostile to God. It does not submit itself to God’s law, since it cannot, and those who are in the flesh [ living a life that caters to sinful appetites and impulses] cannot please God. Romans 8:7-8 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Which one do you trust : the filthy lies the world tells you that you can have anything you want if you just try hard enough and believe in yourself or Jehovah who says He knows you better than you know yourself and has a specif plan for your life? Whenever someone spews this stupidity at me I just start to flap my arms. When they question what I am doing it is explained that I always wanted to fly like an eagle so going by your theory if I just try hard enough and believe in myself than I can fly. They look at me like I am an idiot and tell me that is impossible. I just smile at them and walk away. They get the point.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Rabbi (God our Teacher) for blessing me with Your Divine wisdom, strength and guidance in every aspect of my life. You have graciously steered me away from so many catastrophes and towards numerous success’. I praise You in the name of the greatest Sheppard Jesus Christ. Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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Why Does He do That?

WORSHIP GODS LOVE

 I will drive them out before you little by little, until you have increased and are strong enough to take possession of the land. Exodus 23:30 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Have you ever thought of why Jehovah makes our walk into mature Christians so long and difficult?

Why does He do that?

One reason is because it takes time to digest into our spirit and lives the disposition and attitude of a Christian.

Think of marathon running. It is impossible for you to get up one morning and decide to run a ten mile marathon successfully when you have been a couch potato.

So too is it with the Christian walk.

It is impossible for you to walk like a mature Christian when you are a babe. It takes time. There is just too much to digest all in one spiritual meal.

The other reason is because if we did not experience trials and tribulations along the way we would not experience Jehovahs Divine providence in delivering us from them or walking through them with us to help us mature. If this were not true we would not depend upon Him nor appreciate Him.

What kind of Heavenly love affair would that be with our Heavenly Father?

Prayer:Thank you Jehovah-‘Immeku ( The Lord Is With You) for blessing me that You are with me through all my trials and tribulations, sorrows and snares that inevitably mould me into the child You desire me to be. I praise You in the name of He who patiently taught His disciples and never left them Jesus Christ. Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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Worry Leads to Impatience

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Do not fret; it leads only to evil. Psalm 37:8 Holy Bible Amplified Version

To fret means to worry.

Have we not all fretted on more than one occasion?

I used to be a first class worry wort. If things did not happen in my time , I would take matters into my own hands. When the crash and burn happened my cry unto Jehovah was always the same : “ Jehovah , where were You , why did You not help me. “ He of course was not to fault but it was my own fault. It took me many years to wait upon His time , in His way.

I used to believe I was a patient man until I became a Christian and had to wait upon Jehovahs timing , not my own. Joseph- Anthony: Green

I believe not only was He teaching me patience but also to have and enlarge my faith.

Worry leads to impatience waiting for Jehovah to answer. Impatience leads to arrogance which says I will not wait for the Lords answer. This leads us to take matters into our own hands. This , of course , leads to disaster. Joseph- Anthony: Green

“O God, never suffer us to think that we can stand by ourselves, and not need Thee.” — John Donne

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful) for blessing me with teaching me to always have faith and to be patient to wait upon Your time in Your way in every aspect of my life. I know You are faithful unto me to never leave me nor desert me. I praise You in the name of He who waited three days in the tomb before rising to eternal glory Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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If You Do This.

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 Trust in and rely confidently on the Lord with all your heart
And do not rely on your own insight
or understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Here is perhaps the most important advice to be given in your life: “ Wait and pray. “

Before you sign any contract ask for a copy of it to take home to read over it. You will avoid the pressure sales talk that way which can and does lead to disaster. If they refuse to allow you this right do not walk away , run. The only reason they will refuse to allow you to study it is because it is a bad contract. They are experts and making poo poo look like sugar and prey upon foolish suckers.

A wise man depends upon Jehovah for guidance , a foolish man depends upon his own faulty thinking. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Before you read it , humbly pray for the Holy Spirits guidance. When you read it He will point out things that you do not understand or find acceptable. High light them with a marker. Then put it down and again, pray for understanding of what you do not understand and how to wisely discuss it with the other party to meet your satisfactory requirements and sit silently for His answer. Wait and pray before you sign on the dotted line. He may not answer you right away but be patient, He will answer you. When He answers you, write it down. Then , when you encounter the one making the offer have faith that His wisdom will secure you a favourable contract.

This is my modus operandi and it has prevented me from entering into many disastrous contracts.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah KalEl (voice of God) for blessing me with Your voice through the Holy Spirit when negotiating all contracts. Through this blessing You have prevented me from enslaving me in noxious contracts with snakes in the grass. I praise You in the name of He who saw through the shams of the Scribes and Pharisee’s Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.


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The Original Power Supply

DIVINE STRENGTH

Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do super abundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20 Holy Bible Amplified Version.

He is the best super supplier there can ever be.

Notice that He does not say that He will not supply you with toys or expensive houses or the perfect mate or job.

This power supply is to accomplish the work He has predestined for His obedient children to do in His Divine plan.

It does not mean you will be eating steak and potatoes for breakfast every morning (most of us will be lucky to be eating rice and beans ).

As Jehovah is spirit so too will His abundant supply be spiritual.

If you notice it says that this power is with in us.

He will accomplish His tasks for us through the Holy Spirit which will abundantly supply us with wisdom , grace , humbleness and meekness. The work we accomplish in harmony with the Holy Spirit will stun those who knew us before we became Christ’s servants ( as Jesus is our king that means we are His bondsmen and women – that means we freely serve our King out of love , respect , and admiration ) .

I know it shocked many who had not seen me in a few decades the amazing transformation in my life.

As this is accomplished we ourselves will be amazed at just how much He can implement in those who are servile unto His Divine will. This will envelope us with awe , love and joy.

I still want to laugh in wonder at His incredible feats in my life when He still surprises me and I cannot but help shout : “ You are such an awesome God and I love you immeasurably my Love. “

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Jireh (God is our Provider) for blessing me with Your awesome provisions needed to accomplish the amazing feats You have prepared for me to accomplish in Your Heavenly plan for my life . I extol Thee in the name of He who provided for the four thousand Jesus Christ . Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day.