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The Best Cathedral I Have Attended

 And the glory and majesty and splendor of the Lord will be revealed Isaiah 40:5 Holy Bible Amplified Version

The best cathedral I have attended was Jehovahs.

To the world it is called nature but to the Christian it is called “Gods Cathedral”.

The reason for this is because it is in nature that Jehovah reveals the most of His splendor, majesty, glory and awesome beauty. That is the reason “I come to the garden” is so relevant to me. Because, when I am in nature that is when I am the closest unto my Heavenly Beloved like the song says. It does not matter if it is on the shore of a lake or ocean, walking through the forest or a meadow.

The sights and fragrances peel back an amazing creator who loves me and desires to have me come to His cathedral to share a conversation together with me. It may be to comfort and encourage me, it may be to offer words of guidance to me or it may be just to share time together in Holy Communion of love.

The melody of the birds and crickets choir sings of His love, indeed many times I join in with my flute playing a love song for my cherished one in Heaven. It is relaxing yet deeply intimate. Here we share close camaraderie that is available no where else.

“We live in a world starved for solitude, silence, and privacy: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.” C.S. Lewis

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Bara (The Lord Creator) for blessing me with sharing not only the beauty of Thy creation but the amazing privileged of spending loving communion with You in You magnificent creation. I exalt You in the name of He who I long to walk through Heavens garden with Jesus Christ my best friend. Amen.

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

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All Men have Seen.

jehovahs-beauty

 All men have seen God’s work Job 36:25 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Whenever anyone of these so called atheists challenge me to prove there is a God I humbly ask them to spend a day with me.

We will spend it in Gods Cathedral ( nature ).

This can be by a quiet little stream ,in the forest , in a meadow, by the shores of a lake or ocean.

I ask them to close their eyes and take a deep breath. After a few of these they are asked to slowly open their eyes. Then Jehovah reveals Himself to them through the serenade of the wild birds, the singing of the waves as they caress the shore, the beautiful gentle dance of wildflowers in the meadow or the hypnotic soft sway of trees as they preform natures ballet just like the wild flowers do, or look at the clouds as they dance across the sky.

They will drink in the intoxicating fragrance of the wildflowers or the musky scent from the forest. They feel the tender warmth of the sun as it wraps itself around them like a comforting warm blanket on a cold day.

They feel the delicate breeze softly caress them.

In the end they are at one with Jehovah being relaxed and at peace with themselves and the world.

The closer you get to nature, the closer you get to Jehovah. Joseph- Anthony; Green.

The question then is asked if they have experienced Jehovah now. Most will look at me with an expression of awe and wonderment like little children. Later of course the majority will deny this and flippantly mock it saying it was just nature that created this experience not a fairy tale creation in the sky.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Bara (The Lord Creator) for blessing me with opening my eyes to all the awesome wonders that You have lovingly created that exists all around me every moment of every day. Please bless me with the wisdom to reveal this to those who are walking blindly of Your majesty. I exalt Thee in the name of He who was there with You in the begging of this incredible creation Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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Joy to the Heart.

The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes. Psalm 19:8 New International Version

Precepts: a rule that says how people should behave Merriam Webster Dictionary

Radiant: having or showing an attractive quality of happiness, love, health, etc.  Merriam Webster Dictionary

The laws of Jehovah are right and they bring joy to our hearts when we are obedient unto them. This is because there is no doubt or guilt about our actions. He guides us in our interactions with others. This is all encompassing including our families, classmates, co-workers and everybody else in society. When we ask for Divine action in every aspect of our community He guides us in the proper etiquette to be taken.

The benefits of this are that there is a lot of peace in our lives instead of hate, resentment, bitterness anger and self pity. There is a lot less depression in our lives because we have the gentle strong love of Christ saturating our hearts blessing us with Divine peace. There is a lot less confusion in our lives because He guides us with Holy inspiration which is the ultimate in Holy Guidance.

As well, they bring us into closer communion with Him.

When we begin to obey Jehovahs commands in every aspect of our lives with our relationship with Him He opens our eyes to the right path to take in every aspect of our lives that is pleasing unto Him. He guides us in how to obey him, how to worship Him and how to love Him.

Radiant: having or showing an attractive quality of happiness, love, health, etc.  Merriam Webster Dictionary

The end result in this is a life filled with love, joy, mental and physical health (yes we suffer health problems just like those in the world but we have the rock solid foundation of His love, joy and wisdom in or hearts which emulates unto others) gracefulness, meekness and humbleness. This quality is rewarded with bringing in others who are receptive to desiring such a Heavenly relationship in their lives.

BEAUTY

When we have the glow of Jehovahs love in our hearts we emit a glowing love for the dark world to see. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Rabbi (God our Teacher) for Your amazing wisdom that creates a heart that blossoms with peace, love and joy in my life and in our eternal loving relationship. I exalt You in the name of my most Beloved big brother Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the love, joy and peace of Jesus bless you today and every day.


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He is Awesome.

Come and see the works of God; He is awesome. Psalm 66:5 New King James Version

When I was working on an oil rig one winter in the far north we had the awesome experience of being surrounded by the Northern Lights. They just seemed to perform a deathly quiet gentle ballet all around us.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created those magnificent lights?

Jehovah did.He is truly awesome.

When I bicycled through a desert in Southern California it seemed as if the stars were so close to me I could reach out and touch them. It felt as if I was in space floating around them.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created all those stars?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

In the morning it was as quiet as a morgue. The red buttes seemed like long fingers of blood slowly reaching out to me.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created all those buttes?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

When camping in the Baja in Mexico every evening the sun would just hang in the sky and then slowly drift behind an island out to sea. The sea became a kaleidoscope of brilliant colours.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created all those buttes?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

When in Hong Kong I saw the sunrise slowly above some islands out at sea. The waves were like soft gentle waves of brilliant a kaleidoscope. It felt as if it was drawing me in to them.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created all those waves and the sun?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

After an ice storm I love to walk through the forest when the sun comes out. The branches glisten like diamonds and the forest is eerily quiet with the only sound being your foot steps crunching the ice covered ground.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created those ice crystals and the sun?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

In the spring time I love to walk through cheery or apple orchards in the early morning. The sweet delicate fragrance of the blossoms is truly intoxicating.

It was truly awesome.

Who do you think created those blossoms?

Jehovah God did. He is truly awesome.

Are you beginning to get the picture?

I could go on and on but time is limited.

TASTE OF HEAVEN

If you desire to see Jehovah’s awesomeness go where He abundantly exhibits it, in His creation, nature.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Bara (The Lord Creator) for blessing me with sharing many of Your awesome creations with me so I can witness Your magnificence, beauty and power. I praise You in the name of He who there with You during this awesome creation Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the sweet sunshine of Jesus’ beautiful love bless you today and every day.


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You are a Masterpiece.

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 New King James Version

When we accept Christ as our King He begins a process of burning off the dross in our lives that lasts until we reach our Heavenly home. Burning off the dross it the process where the Holy Spirit through life’s circumstances of trials and tribulations, sorrows and snares burns off the undesirable traits in your life to make you acceptable unto Jehovah. We all have numerous undesirable traits which we inherited from our fleshy parents. They must be burned off to make us acceptable to our Heavenly Father. To be sure they are neither fun nor enjoyable. So those who in this world are only interested in having fun and not interested in suffering need not apply. You will not last.  Most times you are not even aware of the changes the Holy Spirit is weaving into the very core of your life but those around you will for sure see it. You are slowly becoming a new beautiful creation in Christ. You are a masterpiece in the making that is unique.

BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS TO CHRIST

Jehovah does not make junk. Joseph- Anthony: Green

During this process your Devine purpose will be revealed to you. It need not be something big and important like going overseas to be a missionary in the jungle. It may be doing volunteer work in a hospital, visiting seniors in seniors homes, helping in the soup kitchen or food bank or any other numerous Devine assignment. Do not believe yours is less important in Jehovahs eyes or that you are too young or old.

There is no small act of love that is not great in Heaven. Joseph- Anthony: Green

You may have one calling or you may have many. Your calling can change over time. I have had four callings so far in my walk with Christ. The first one was preparing me for the second one. The second one was preparing me for the third and fourth one.

We all have a job to do in Jehovahs kingdom, there is no retirement nor unemployment. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Jireh  (God is our Provider) for blessing me with oh so many awesome opportunities to serve You in my walk with You and the amazing way in which You have molded this hard lumpy clay into a beautiful vessel of Yours. I exalt You in the name of the Master Potter Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the sweet sunshine of Jesus’ beautiful love bless you today and every day.


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So Small but So Big

 

WORSHIP

Have you ever laid on a carpet of grass on a warm summers eve and gazed into the night sky

Try as man may with his fireworks , it can not match GODS nightly lightshow

As you lay there admiring the magnatude of the beautiy of it all have you ever felt small and igsignificant

I have

Then a thought gently caresses my mind

It was GOD who made all those stars

HE is so awsome

and you know what?

HE loves us

A feeling of happiness and peace envelopes me

I smile and softly say

Thank you my wonderful Father


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Prevents It Flying to God.

SATANS TRAP

Jesus said to him, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.” But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. Matthew 19:21-22 New King James Version

“The love of worldly possessions is a sort of birdlime (trap), which entangles the soul and prevents it flying to God.” Augustine

In most of the world today most people are slaves.

They foolishly fall for the trap of materialistic pleasures such as a new house (which in my opinion is nothing more than a money pit). Then they are slaves to a mortage and constant upkeep costs. Indeed how many houses are overpriced because of rich immigrants coming in and buying everything up and we cannot afford a house anyway.

They are shallow enough to purchase products that promise they will be physically beautiful while neglecting their spiritual beauty. If have met many that their physical appearances are ugly yet they are the most beautiful souls I have had the privilege to meet. They go out and buy products that run up their credit cards and clothing that is overpriced and they go in debt. Meanwhile those outfits they “Had to have” are sitting in their closets collecting dust. They are slaves to fashion.

I think it is shameful when someone owns a house and they have to rent to storage place because they have too much stuff.

They think buying a certain car will make them happy and cool. I always laugh and ask them if that means they are dorks when they are not in their cars.

It is an empty happiness those whose happiness is found in worldly pleasures.  Joseph- Anthony: Green

 

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El Shaddai ( God who is sufficient for the needs of His people) for all the amazing blessings You abundantly shower upon this child of Yours every day. I exalt You in the name of He who always provides for His cherished sheep Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the sunshine of Jesus sweet love bless you today and every day