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I was Convicted

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May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 The Holy Bible, New Living Testament

Recently I was convicted while reading a morning devotional. The Holy Spirit convicted me that the words of my mouth did not match the meditation of my heart. Someone was terribly abusive to me and I said some very unchristian words in anger and frustration (the abuser did not care that her actions caused me great physical pain).

I promptly repented and even though she is still abusive my meditations with my Beloved are in love again.

It does not matter how much anyone is physically and or mentally abusive to me. All that matters is my loving obedient relationship with my Heavenly Beloved. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Please Jehovah Heseh (God is love) bless me to always keep my focus on our loving relationship no matter how abusive those around me are. It is the anchor that hows me close to You in those horrible storms. I humbly request this in the name of He who calmed the violent storm on the seas for His disciples Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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It Happens to All of Us

GUARD YOUR INPUT

Watch out that no poisonous root of bitterness grows up to trouble you, corrupting many. Hebrews 12:15 The Holy Bible New Living Translation

It happens to all of us.

There are folks that abuse us at some point in our lives.

Some repent and some do not.

Irregardless, the wound cuts deep and there is bitterness in our hearts. If we are not careful the root will grow deep like a dandelion root. It will poison our spiritual life, our mental life and our physical life until it destroys us. The root grows too deep for us to rip it out. We need to call upon the Master Gardener for that.

His name is Jesus and you can call Him anytime at P.R.A.Y.

Do not think this will be a one time call. Sometimes the seed comes back and we need to call the Master Gardener again. Sometimes those weeds will never be completely eradicated until we reach the Gates of Heavens home for us.

Jesus is the Master Gardener. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah YAHWEH Ropheka :God our healer, for blessing me with Your Divine healing. Some of the wounds were deep and infested my soul for decades. The only way healing occurred was to place the infection at Your feet and trust in Your gracious healing. I thank you in the name of the grand Healer Jesus Christ. Amen

May Christ bless you with love, joy and peace today and every day.


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Upon All Who Love Our

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 May God’s grace be eternally upon all who love our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 6:24 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

Grace is defined as love and mercy.

Yes it is an exclusive offer. It is only available to members.

Who are those members?

Those members are those who are Christs servants.

Why would Jehovah bless someone with love that hates both Him and His children?

Why would Jehovah show mercy to those who brutalize, murder and abuse His children?

No, they are not free to indulge in this gift. Their gift is Jehovahs terrible justice.

Now, just as Jehovah blesses us with mercy we are to be merciful to those who are repentant. We need Jehovahs guidance to me merciful to those He deems worthy of mercy.

Just as Jehovah showers us with love we are to emulate Him and shower those with love that He guides us to be loving with. Our knowledge and intuition is limited and faulty. That is why we require His guidance to those He deems worthy.

“Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.” Jackie Windspear

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah GELAH RAZ ( the God of the Revealer of Mysteries) for revealing to me the mystery of how to live a graceful life. It is a wonderful life to live. I exalt You in the name of the most graceful of them all Jesus Christ. Amen

May the light of Christs love shine brightly in your heart today and every day


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Yes, There are Conditions.

WE MUST LET GO

 The Lord is good to those who depend on him  to those who search for him. So it is good to wait quietly for salvation from the Lord. Lamentations 3: 25-26 The Holy Bible, New Living Translation  

Yes, there are conditions.

Many believe Jehovah freely gives His blessings to everyone.

That is a lie.

Why would He give His blessings to anyone who rejects Him?                         

Why would He give His blessings to any who abuse and or murder His cherished children?

Why would He give His blessings to those who stubbornly refuse to obey Him?  

When a woman gets pregnant today, will she give birth tomorrow?         

 Than we need to have patience and faith in our Heavenly Father that when He says He will do it, it will be done. But, it will be done in His time, in His manner, not ours.

Patience is a virtue which can only be received by the Holy Spirit to those who walk with Christ. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for blessing me with your opening of Heavens treasure to share with us Your adoring children. Please bless me with patience as I await Your cherished gifts to me in Your way and in Your time. I exalt You in the name of the most precious gift You have shared with me Jesus Christ. Amen

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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Will Cure More Sins Than

 The Lord is like a father to his children,  tender and compassionate to those who fear him. Psalm 103:13 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

You get more with the carrot than the stick. It is better to encourage someone than to tear them down and be a constant fault finder with them. I had far more success using this method as a teacher than any other.

When you are a constant fault finder, folks tend to lose ambition to improve. That makes them easy to control which is satanic.

Jehovah is very patient and compassionate (which means He is sympathetic towards our weaknesses and helps us overcome them) with us. Should we not be the same with others?

That does not mean we are to look the other way with their destructive lifestyle choices (like drugs) but are to help them (the operative word here is help. If they refuse to attempt to improve themselves than it is a waste of time trying to help them). To not hold someone accountable for their destructive lifestyles is not helping them, it is abusing them. It is abuse because we are not holding them accountable , to see the destruction in their lives and others and make not attempt to improve their lives.

To be compassionate is to help them leave that destructive lifestyle not to encourage them to continue in it. Yes, we need to be tender and compassionate but with a good dose of firmness ,when necessary, is needed in the equation as well.

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” Henry Ward Beecher

Prayer: Please Jehovah EL RACHUM (Merciful God) bless me to be merciful toward others as You are merciful unto me. I sincerely request this in the name of He whose merciful blood cleanses me of my sins Jesus Christ. Amen

May you be blessed with abundant joy in your heart filled with love and your life overflowing with laughter every day this year.


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Boy is That Hard to Do

BE STILL

 Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. Psalm 27:14 New Living Translation Bible

Boy is that hard to do, wait patiently.

There has been a few times when while being unfairly severely abused the Lord told me to wait patiently and things will swing my way while the perpetrators will receive just punishment from the Lord. It took about three years of being brave and courageous and not giving up before what the Lord revealed to me came to pass. It is heartening to see the wait was worth it but heartache to watch the perpetrators receive their just rewards (and they still are).

I always thought myself to be a patient man, until becoming a Christian. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Boy is that ever rewarding to do, wait patiently.

There has been a few times when it just did not seem worth it to continue on in the path the Lord had requested that be taken. Having faith is what carried me through. Then it seemed as if things were happening rapid fire as the blessing multiplied one after another as had been promised.

“If we wait upon God, there is no danger. If we rush on, He must let us see the consequences of it.” — John Darby

Prayer: I thank you Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful) that You are always faithful to do as You promise to do in Your time and in Your way. I thank you for teaching me to be patient because Your timing and Your mannerism is far superior to mine. I laud You in the name of He who made the supreme sacrifice for me at just the right time in just the right manner Jesus Christ. Amen

Christ blesses us with love, peace and joy. May you be blessed with many opportunities to share these with others today.   


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It Is an Abuse To

THE FIRES OF HELL

Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God. Matthew 3:8 New Living Translation Bible

I have experienced it numerous times when a teacher. A student is caught being naughty. To avoid punishment they promise not to misbehave again. No sooner does class resume then they go right back to doing the same naughty things. The hammer comes down hard on them then even though they beg for forgiveness and promise not to commit the offence again. Not just to punish them for being naughty but to punish them for abusing teachers grace and to make an example out of them to the other student so they behave in class. It works fantastically. If the student refuses to behave they are expelled from class. If the parents argue about it there is a meeting with all the parents. It is explained to them the child refuses to behave themselves. Because of this I cannot teach the class. Vote for it. How many parents want that naughty child to come back in to class. The overwhelming number refuses and chases the naughty child and their parent out of class (this was in China).

So too it is with Jehovah.

There is no sense in confessing to any sin without any intention to take the necessary action to stop committing the offence. Your confession is meaningless. You will forfeit any right to enter Heaven and will instead be cast into eternal damnation in Hell for your wicked deeds.

“It is an abuse to confess any kind of sin, mortal or venial, without a will to be delivered from it, since confession was instituted for no other end.” — François de Sales

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah M’Kaddesh (The Lord is my Sanctifier) for blessing me with the wisdom  and strength to purge myself of that which is detestable unto You and repulsive unto me. I worship You in the name of He who cleansed the leper who was willing to dip into the Jordan river Jesus Christ. Amen

The gift of love, the gift of joy, the gift of peace, these are the greatest gifts that can be given. They are given in abundance to all those in Christs family by our Heavenly loving  Father. May you be blessed with plentiful opportunities to share these with those around you today.