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Not Need Thee.

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 Therefore let the one who thinks he stands firm [immune to temptation, being overconfident and self-righteous], take care that he does not fall [into sin and condemnation].1 Corinthians 10:12 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

I know a man that when he first gave up drinking he was arrogant and self confident. He and his wife believed this was accomplished upon their own effort and bragged about it every day for three months. Then we did not see him nor his wife for four months. They hung their heads in shame as they confessed they fell off the wagon. They drank away all their savings, lost their house their boat and car as well as their business.

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

One time when doing volunteer work in a hospital I was escorting an alcoholic to the detox. He said something I that has haunted me ever since:” Be careful because we are all one step from the gutter. “

When we walk away from Jehovah we walk towards certain disaster. “ Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Immanuel (God is with us) for always walking with me day by day. I so absolutely require Your wisdom, guidance, provision and protection every day in every way. I gratefully thank You in the name of he who walks amongst us Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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State of Well-Being and Contentment.

HOPE IN THE LORD

 But let all who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice, Let them ever sing for joy; Because You cover and shelter them, Let those who love Your name be joyful and exult in You. Psalms 5: 11 Holy Bible , Amplified Version

In this context I believe joy can be expressed as a feeling or state of well-being and contentment.

Because we take refuge in Jehovahs strong yet gentle loving arms when trials and tribulations, sorrows and snares occur our mental and spiritual being experience a overwhelming sensation of well being and contentment which is permeated by the Holy Spirit.

When we place our total trust in Jehovah He blesses us with inner peace and contentment. We cannot but shout and sing in joyous exaltation for such an amazing blessing.

Prayer: I praise you Jehovah- Machsi – Lord my Refuge for blessing me with Your favour to take refuge in Your strong, loving gentle arms during our trials and tribulations, sorrows and snares. I delight in singing songs of praise, love and adoration towards You. I thank you for the times when the Heavenly chorus of angels join in. I exalt You in the name of He whose nail scarred hands made this benediction possible Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Do Not be a Windbag.

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 Do not be rash with your mouth, And let not your heart utter anything hastily before God. For God is in heaven, and you on earth; Therefore let your words be few. Ecclesiastes 5:2 New King James Version Holy Bible

Have you ever met a wind bag?

They are the type of folks that just never shut up. They are usually arrogant and very opinionated as well. They are also the type to offer an opinion on a matter with very little knowledge of the topic. As a consequence they suffer a lot of foot in mouth disease. They are always putting their foot in their big mouth. Then when they look like fools and they become indignant when proven wrong.

Do not be a wind bag.

Those who talk much say little, those who talk little say much. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Have you ever met the quiet type? They hardly ever speak but when they do they are very wise in their opinion.

You enjoy listening to them and learn a lot from them. They are the type to listen and ask questions before offering their wise opinion.

Have big ears and a little mouth. It will keep you out of a lot of trouble. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Have you ever met the type who nonchalantly say:”So help me God.” They foolishly fail to realize they are taking an oath before Jehovah and He will hold them to account.

 I just inform those in the conversation that what I am saying is true to the best of my knowledge and am will to listen to opposing point of view based upon facts not feelings.

Prayer: Please bless me Jehovah KalEl ( voice of God ) to constantly guide me thought, words and actions to reflect Your Holy manner of conversation and to take seriously my oaths. I humbly ask this in the name of he whose speech was always true and respectful Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Cast All Your Anxiety on Him.

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 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 Holy Bible, New International Version

When ever a crisis occurs or a stressful moment occurs I pray for Jehovah to bless me with peace, patience and faith. Every morning during prayers I always ask for wisdom in how to properly handle any and all stressful situations.

Usually He answers me without my knowing during the situation but upon reflection I always thank Him for the blessing.

Sometimes I can be short tempered (yes it happens to us all) and apologize for it to those offended and to Jehovah with deep regret and ask Him to help me the next time (which He has in how to remove myself from stressful situations and people- yes there are toxic people that love to push our buttons and we are to avoid them whenever possible).

Many times I go to a quiet place in nature with my Bible. Nature calms me down and after pouring my heart out to Him a feeling of peace envelopes me and He guides me to verses in the Bible and with wisdom in what He is saying on the proper course to take to handle the situation in a Christ like manner.

I do them same thing for every problem and worry.

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength. Corrie ten Boom

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Mephalti (The Lord my Deliverer) for blessing me with Your Divine deliverance from all worry, stress and short temperance with Your Holy peace, wisdom and strength. I exalt you in the name of He who is the greatest Deliverer of all Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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Will Not be Forgiven

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. Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit [by attributing the miracles done by Me to Satan] will not be forgiven. Matthew 12:32 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Yes the Holy Spirit still preforms miracles today and prophesies through Christs servants.

The wicked ones laugh when they see them or hear them and call the servants insane. I wonder if this is the same as falsely giving satan credit.

Another thing I wonder is these : “miracle workers” and :faith healers” scam artists that take credit when a “healing occurs. They claim to be Christians but are milking the suckers out of money and getting stinking filthy rich in the process.

Is that not false representation of the Holy Spirit?

Then there are the ones claiming to have divine revelation from the Holy Spirit but are enslaving suckers into a cult where they have total power and get stinking filthy rich in the process. Is that not false representation of the Holy Spirit?

I am sure there is a special place reserved for them in Hell ( read Peters vision on hell to understand why I say that. It was written by Peters disciple).

Prayer: Oh please Jehovah-Hashopet (The Lord is the supreme Judge) please guide me thoughts to always be respective of my Holy Guidance Councilor, the Holy Spirit. I tremble at the thought of He removing Himself from my life and am terrified of Your harsh punishment for arrogance of insulting Him. I beseech Thee in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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No Long Pusses Allowed.

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 Serve the Lord with gladness. Psalm 100:2 New King James Version

Have you ever seen the falsies?

You know the type, they walk around with their faces hanging down so low it looks like their chins is dragging the ground, while pretending to be in service unto Jehovah. It is vanity because they are saying to the world:”Look at how much I am suffering for the Lord. Aren’t I so holy.”

Jehovah is not conned by such simpleton behaviour. There is no long pusses allowed in service unto our beloved Father.

We have all met some one during our lives that we gladly bend over backwards to do anything for them because we have such a deep affection for them. Should we not emulate this behavior in service unto our Heavenly King?

And, if we so much in love with Him is a act of service or is it a gift of love and appreciation towards Him for all His never ending blessings he abundantly showers us with every day?

Now some times it is difficult in our service towards Him (just ask any childrens Sunday school teacher) but over all we are glad to be in a situation were we can serve our Lord as a gift of love and appreciation.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-‘Ori (the Lord is my Light) for blessing me with Your awesome light of joy that fills my heart with Your treasured love and joy as I gladly serve You today in the service You guide me to. I praise You in the name of He who was Your supreme servant on the cross Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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We Will Never Understand It.

God loves each of

 For it is by grace [God’s remarkable compassion and favor drawing you to Christ] that you have been saved [actually delivered from judgment and given eternal life] through faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [not through your own effort], but it is the [undeserved, gracious] gift of God;not as a result of [your] works [nor your attempts to keep the Law], so that no one will [be able to] boast or take credit in any way [for his salvation]. Ephesians 2:8-9 Holy Bible , Amplified Version.

We will never understand it. How Jehovah in His amazing love allowed His most cherished Son to be humiliated, beaten, tortured, mocked and allowed to die an agonizing death and be cast into hell for three days because of His awesome love for us.

Most of us were less than holy when He graciously came to us, indeed many of us were downright scoundrels.

Scoundrels make the best saints because they realize the magnificence of Jehovahs love. Joseph- Anthony: Green

In the world you have to earn it if you want it (except of course in “liberal” societies were the bums expect the government to do everything for them because of the “you owe me” attitude which is destroying some many societies in the world today). Yet Jehovah, in His miraculous love, came unto us with such an fabulous offer that we would be insane to refuse.

This, of course, is not just salvation but also an astounding love affair of which is impossible to match anywhere else. As we progress in this relationship he slowly burns off the dross (sometimes he expels destructive addictions and behaviour on His own and some times He walks through it with it with us) to mold us into a truly new creation. Those that formerly new us are stunned and confused about the change. Of course this process will continue until we reach our heavenly home. As a result our love, respect and admiration for Him is constantly expanding.

“I do not understand the mystery of grace; only that it meets us where we are and doesn’t leave us where it found us.” Anne Lamott

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Heseh (God is love) for the most wonderful blessing of Your magnificent gift of grace unto a undeserving child such as I. Oh a great big thank you for your incredible transformation of a filthy little rag a bound into a beautiful child of Yours through a slow but steady hand of the Heavenly Molder. I exalt You in the name of he whose stunning gift of His cherished blood made all this possible Jesus Christ. Amen.

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