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A closer walk with our beloved friend.


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Jehovahs Emotional Guidebook.

GODS GUIDEBOOK

 This is Jehovahs emotional guidebook.

I have changed the words to first person so it sounds as if Jehovah is talking with me. See how it sounds when it is read like He is talking with you personally.

When I am lonely, I meditate upon Hebrews 13:5 “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

When fear envelopes me, I meditate upon Isaiah 41:10 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.”

Whenever I feel weak, I meditate upon Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Every time I am torn between following the ways of the world or the ways of the Lord, I meditate upon Proverbs 3:5-6 “I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding; in all my ways acknowledge him, and he will make my paths straight.”

Whenever I feel lost, I meditate upon Matthew 7:7 “When I ask it will be given to me; when I seek and I will find; when I knock and the door will be opened to me. For, everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.”

Any time when I am confused in knowing God’s will for my life, I meditate upon Psalm 86:11 “Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart.”

When I the flesh tempts me, I meditate upon 1 Peter 5:8 “Be self controlled and alert. My enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because I know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings.”

Following these guidelines every day helps me to defeat the devil and his minions and brings a lot of peace to my day.  I listen to them on an mp4 every morning and evening to ingrain them in my mind.

Prayer: I thank you Jehovah KalEl (voice of God) for the numerous ways in which You speak to me. It always amazes me that You always know the proper words to say in the proper manner and in the proper time. I praise You in the name of He who spoke the most amazing words ever spoken Jesus Christ. Amen

May Gods sunshine always bless you with brightening your day with His love, joy and peace. Joseph a son of Jehovah


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I am Not a Thief.

Well, it is that time of year again.

The early spring flowers are coming up. An of course that means our flower gardens are jam packed with tulip bulbs and daffodils. If we did not plant them (and we did not) then you like the neighbors may wonder how all those bulbs got there.

ASIAN AMONGST THE BLOOMS

The villains of course are those wicked little rodents called squirrels. I swear they go all around the neighborhood and dig up everyone’s bulbs and bury them in our flower garden and some in our yard.

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Now, there is barely any room for any other flowers.

BIRD BATH IN FLOWERS

The strange thing is though that they dig up the flowers from the neighbors that feed them and plant them in our garden while I am constantly shooing them away.

ANGEL AND CHILD IN FLOWERS

So, I am not a thief, it truly is the neighborhood squirrels that are doing it. I do not care how strange the look I get in the neighborhood when I explain that to them.

 

Prayer: Please Jehovah Jireh (God supplies) supply these crazy rodents with some place else to stash their ill gotten loot instead of our garden. I humbly beseech You in the name of He who plants the flowers of love in our hearts Jesus Christ. Amen

P.S. The neighbors believe me due to the fact that one of them stood there talking with me and we watched one of these tiny thieves dig up one of his bulbs and dash over and bury it in our garden.


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He is Instantly Free.

HIS INSTRUCTION

 Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are the undefiled (the upright, truly sincere, and blameless) in the way [of the revealed will of God], who walk (order their conduct and conversation) in the law of the Lord (the whole of God‘s revealed will). Psalm 119:1 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

When I was a teenager I was driven crazy by my peers. One would be telling me to do this with my life, another would be telling me to do that with my life. There was so many voices I did not know what to do.

It was years later that Jehovah slowly began to reveal His intentions in my life. He did not reveal the whole plan to me, I think that is because I would not have believed it anyway. He took it one step at a time. When the first step was matured then the next was taken. Sometimes the steps were quick, sometimes they were slow.

Over the course of forty years it has been awesome what He has accomplished in me using this method.

I am sure He still has intentions for furthering my maturity and service unto Him.

Now I am free from the confusing and demanding direction given to me by others because of the knowledge that I am guided by the best Guidance Councillor there is.

“Let a man set his heart only on doing the will of God and he is instantly free. No one can hinder him.” — A. W. Tozer

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El-Deah (God of knowledge) for blessing me that when I set my mind, body and spirit on doing Your will, I am not tossed about like a ship in a raging storm not knowing where to go or what to do to please those in the world. Thank you for blessing me with Your bright light to shine the path of life to take. I exalt You in the name of the light of the world Jesus Christ. Amen

May the sunshine of Jesus’ sweet love fill your heart today and every day. Joseph a son of Jehovah


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At the Grocery Store.

DANCE FOR JOY

On my morning walk today I went to the grocery store. I did not want to go because it is usually very busy but there was a prodding feeling to go. I was blessed that there was a nice roast on mark down and no line ups at the grocery store. Usually there is at least a twenty minute wait and I hate being in crowds.

From there I felt a prodding to go to the Farmers Market and was blessed that the lady that sells me organic honey had just two jars left which is exactly what I wanted to get. I forgot that I was out of honey until putting the jars away at home.

After that I walked to a discount store at the other end of town and was prodded into going in. I looked at some stores in the mall where the grocery store for a watch and could not find anything less than twenty dollars and refused to pay that much. At the discount store there was a really good one for two dollars in the sports section. While there there was a small but powerful light that can be used in the Tabernacle when it is dark to read and write, again for just two dollars.

Finally, during the last stretch of the five mile walk I stopped for a rest in the park. While resting on a bench these swans came and preformed a beautiful ballet for me while song birds were serenading them. Wow, that was so beautiful of a blessing.

Prayer; Thank you Jehovah (El Deah God of knowledge) for blessing me with the knowledge to go where You were prodding me to go. Being obedient unto You brought such wonderful blessings to me today.

Whatever is beautiful, whatever is meaningful, whatever brings you joy, may you be blessed with an abundance of it this every day this year.


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Blessings in the Park.

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Blessings in the park.                                                                                                                      Today I was blessed that the Lord encouraged me to take a insulated pad to volunteer at the park ( the ground is cold and damp right now so the pad kept me dry) as the Christmas decorations were taken down.                                                                                       My Love blessed me with inspiring me to bring my own tools and getting me to inform the volunteer coordinator I would be bringing my own tools and working solo (Many of the others like to stand around and talk. When I go, I go to work).

We were blessed with good weather today.

Today the Lord blessed me with Divine sense. Working with smokers there was an urge to ask for one I ( it has been about two weeks since having one). The Holy Spirit encouraged me that going this long it would be stupid to go back. I silently told satan to take a hike and the urge left to not return.

The coordinator complimented me that I got as much work done in one morning as the others did in four days (now you know why I prefer to work solo).

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El Roi. (You are the God who sees ) for seeing into the future and preparing me for a productive day in helping out the local community. I praise You in the name of He who prepared His disciples to serve in their community Jesus Christ. Amen

May you be blessed with Jehovahs guidance this day and every day.


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Tutorship from Above

 But the wisdom from above is first pure [morally and spiritually undefiled], then peace-loving [courteous, considerate], gentle, reasonable [and willing to listen], full of compassion and good fruits. It is unwavering, without [self-righteous] hypocrisy [and self-serving guile]. James 3:17 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

We Christians are all teachers to the dark world. We do not have to attend some university to become Christs teachers. We have to sit at the masters feet and listen to Him.

First He must teach us to be moral because without this we are no different than those stumbling to Hell in the darkness.

Then we must learn to be spiritually in harmony with our Beloved wise Teachers.

After that we must learn to be courteous (do not shove Christ down anyone’s throat. If they reject Him we must accept that.) We need to consider where they are in life without putting ourselves above them (one way some do this is by pitying others while feeling superior to them ). We must be patient and gentle with them (while being firm when necessary, do not allow anyone to walk all over you. Jesus never did so why should you?).

It is necessary to be reasonable with others while being uncompromising in Christs teachings. Sometimes they are not mature enough to understand what we are trying to teach them. Sometimes there is a cultural difference.

We must be compassionate with others because we all have our battle scars and battles we are enduring at the present. That does not mean we are to be a crutch for them but rather be someone they can pour out their hurt and anger to as we share the healing power of Christ with them.

This is not a week or month long endevour but one that will mean years of commitment towards them. It takes years for some fruit to be produced while at other time it only can take maybe a month.

I have heard many so called intellectually superiors discuss matters that leaves me looking at them and wondering what planet they are from. They are usually very arrogant and love to pump their egos up. They are some of the most pitiful creature ever encountered.

To receive Heavens tutorship from above you have to keep both feet planted firmly on the rock of Christ. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Praise You Jehovah Rabbi (God our Teacher) for being such a patient Teacher with this difficult student. Please bless me to reciprocate with those eager to learn about You as I reveal You to them.

Thank you for the never ending tutorship as You mold me to emulate the greatest teacher to ever bless this world, Your supreme astute Teacher Jesus Christ. I exalt The in the name of the greatest Teacher Jesus Christ. Amen

May Gods sunshine always bless you with brightening your day with His love, joy and peace. Joseph a son of Jehovah


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The Light Above My Head.

                                         

I will put My Spirit in you and you will come to life, and I will place you in your own land. Then you will know that I the Lord have spoken, and fulfilled it,” says the Lord.’” Ezekiel 37:14 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

One night while sleeping in the back yard in a tent I was awoken by a blue flame above my head. Thinking the house was on fire I frantically attempted to open the zipper on the tent to get mom out of the house. I was so upset I, at first, did not realize I was vainly attempting to find the zipper on the wrong side of the tent. When I did manage to finally open the tent door and rush outside, there was no flames at all. Confused I crawled back into the tent and promptly fell asleep.

When I woke up the next morning all of my finger tips were tingling, my heart felt as if it was going to burst and my head felt electrified. No, it was not a physical ailment that caused this, I am as strong as a horse.

During morning Bible reading this verse burned into my eyes.

There is concern about what will happen to me when mom passes on to the other side (I am an unpaid caregiver with no savings). Every morning I thank the Lord that even though I do not know what is going to happen, one thing for certain is that He will always take care of me.

In the four years of being a caregiver I have worked tirelessly fixing this place up by myself. The only help the rest of the family is, is when they help themselves to moms money every month. They never come down to help and only call when they want money.

One day after crying out to the Lord about the unfairness of it all, He directed me to go sit out on a trail with my Bible. He spent three hours with verse after verse educating me that the wicked shall lose their inheritance and the righteous shall inherit theirs. I kept on replying that I know my inheritance is in Heaven and that is all I want but it would be nice to have some help from the rest of the family in caring for mom. Finally I have taken the attitude that I get what can be done done and not stress out or work myself into exhaustion attempting to do all the work myself.

This verse seems to be His word pounding into my thick skull that all the work I have done is not for someone else (the wicked family) to profit from (because of the beautification of the property the house has increased in value, which I do not care about but they do because it means they get more money from the inheritance). I shall dwell upon this land in peace, love, joy and security because Jehovah says so and He never lies.

Do not fear [anything], for I am with you; Do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, be assured I will help you; I will certainly take hold of you with My righteous right hand [a hand of justice, of power, of victory, of salvation].’Isaiah 41:10 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow. Because He lives all fear is gone. Because I know, I KNOW, He holds the future, And life is worth the living just because He lives.” Bill & Gloria Gaither

For I have taken all this to heart, exploring and examining it all, how the righteous (those in right standing with God) and the wise and their deeds are in the hands of God. Ecclesiastes 9: 1 Holy Bible Amplified Version

If you are serving the Lord and are concerned about anything I pray this article has blessed you with strength, confidence, peace and joy.

Prayer : Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for blessing me with Your Divine provision through out all of my life. Thank you for promising me a wonderful retirement plan which surpasses anything the world can offer. I exalt Thee in the name of He who will greet me in Your greatest retirement Home every conceived Jesus Christ. Amen

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