A wise man never knows all, only liberals think like that. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah
The most important blessing we must ask for every day is for Christ to bless us with His love. When He generously gives that to us, then we will have patience, self control, wisdom, love, respect and compassion towards others and towards ourselves. These are the foundation of a Christians every day walk in a life committed to serving Jesus Christ our Lord and King. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah
The heavens declare Thy glory, Lord, in every star Thy wisdom shines. Isaac Watts
Integrity characterizes the entire person, not just part of him. He is righteous and honest through and through. He is not only that inside, but also in his outer actions. R. Kent Hughes
Do you want your life to count to the greatest degree imaginable for the glory of God?
Years ago I decided that I wanted to live to the hilt of every situation that I believe to be the will of God. I want to experience the full measure of the blessings of Christ in my life and ministry.
Every spiritual blessing we enjoy comes in and through Jesus Christ. Every believer is an “heir of God and co-heir with Christ” (Romans 8:17).
The apostle Paul wrote Timothy, “Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy” (1 Timothy 6:17). Jesus said, “Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” (Matthew 6:33).
John Calvin expresses this provision in Christ beautifully: “If we seek salvation, we are taught by the very name of Jesus that it is ‘of him’ (1 Cor. 1:30). If we seek any other gifts of the Spirit, they will be found in His anointing. If we seek strength, it lies in His dominion; if purity, in His conception; if gentleness, it appears in His birth. For by His birth He was made like us in all respects (Heb. 2:17) that He might learn to feel our pain (cf. Heb. 5:2). If we seek redemption, it lies in His passion; if acquittal, in His condemnation; if remission of the curse, in His cross (Gal. 3:13); if satisfaction, in His sacrifice; if purification, in His blood; if reconciliation, in His descent into hell; if mortification of the flesh, in His tomb; if newness of life, in His resurrection; if immortality, in the same; if inheritance of the Heavenly Kingdom, in His entrance into heaven; if protection, if security, if abundant supply of all blessings, in His Kingdom; if untroubled expectation of judgment, in the power given to Him to judge. In short, since rich store of every kind of good abound in Him, let us drink our fill from this fountain and from no other” (Institutes of the Christian Religion, p. 527-28).
Are you available to God to do what He wants to do in and through you to be a blessing to a lost world? God will not bless you abundantly if you are self-centered, and much of our desire for God to bless us as Christians is purely selfish. Do I sincerely want God to bless me so that I may be a spiritual well-being to other people? To some people it might be revolutionary, but may I suggest that you think of your life as a means by which God can impart spiritual blessings to other Christians, and the lost world. God wants to bless us so that we might be a blessing to others.
Everything in the Christian life begins, continues and ends in Christ Jesus. C. S. Lewis once said the greatest heresies in the church are not the denials of Christian truth, but additions to it. It is what Lewis called “Christ and …” Christ and Islam, Christ and Buddha, Christ and works, Christ and humanism, etc. No, Christianity is Christ, alone. All true spiritual blessings come through Christ alone for God’s glory alone.
God is not looking for men and women who will trust in their abilities, but on His power and wisdom alone. “God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, so that no one may boast before Him. It is because of Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: ‘Let Him who boasts boast in the Lord’” (1 Cor. 1:27-31).
God is glorified when we make ourselves available to Him to bless us so we can be His blessing to others. Are you available to Him to do whatever He wants to do with you? That is what is required of you and me. There is no limit to the imagination what God can do through you if you are entirely surrendered to Him.Selah!
Message by Wil Pounds (c) 2006
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I am the Lord; there is no other God. Isaiah 45:5-6
This proves Jehovah is the only God and by extension Gods Law (Common Law- as described by Jesus ) is the supreme law in Canada Joseph- Anthony: Green
Please Poppa bless me this day with Your healing, peace, protection, wisdom and strength to accomplish the tasks You have set out for me to do this day Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah
Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Proverbs 24:14 New International Version
It is very common in Asia for mothers to beat (yes physically beat look up tiger mothers) their children and constantly nag them to get a good education (so the children can get a good job, so the children can support their mamma so she can live luxuriously, sounds kind of greedy to me) from the time they are very young (it is common for mothers and grandmothers to want English teachers to teach their children university English when they are young as four years old).
It is constantly drilled into them to get the best education so they can get the highest paid job.
When the children graduate most of them cannot find work.
Either that or they do find work and work like slaves.
The children are then very angry and bitter. Many think “Is this what I spent twenty years of my life for? I was robbed of a nice childhood. I had no time to play or make friends.”
What happens if you can’t get a job or get laid off because of down sizing?
Do you know the difference between knowledge and wisdom?
Knowledge is knowing something; wisdom is putting knowledge to work.
For example : You may go to school to learn how to cook, but if you do not put that knowledge into practice and instead of cooking healthy delicious meals you cook macaroni and beans what good is your knowledge?
Honey not only tastes good it is also very healthy for you and makes you strong. When you have the best wisdom you gain the promise of the best future. Let wisdom be like honey to your mind. Joseph- Anthony: Green
Where may you find this knowledge?
In your Bible of course.
There you will find how to have a relationship with God, how to have proper relationships, how to handle money and of course, how to know your calling in Gods family (once we are saved. God gives each of us a specific duty to do in His family). This of course leads to the ultimate future: a future in Heaven with our beloved Jesus.
The Holy Bible is the answer Bible to all of our problems. We are wise to listen and obey its instructions. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah
Prayer: Thank you Holy Spirit Rabbi (Holy Spirit our Teacher) for the blessing of giving me wisdom found in Your sacred word, the Bible. I give joyous thanks in the name of the greatest teacher Jesus Christ. Amen.
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The Holy Spirit is the answer man to all of our problems. We are wise to listen and obey Him Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah
Let us not seek any other ground of assurance than [God’s] own testimony. John Calvin