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Boy is That Hard to Do

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 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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 How Much Less Will We

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 See to it that you do not refuse [to listen to] Him who is speaking [to you now]. For if those [sons of Israel] did not escape when they refused [to listen to] him who warned them on earth [revealing God’s will], how much less will we escape if we turn our backs on Him who warns from heaven? Hebrews 12:25 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Be fair warned. Just as Jehovah gave ample warning to the Israelites before the hammer came down on them hard so too does He warn us. You ignore Him at your own peril.

Now I do not believe Jehovah will curse you with plagues however what He does is just tell you: “Okay, you refuse to listen to me and stubbornly insist on going your own ways, fine. I will just step back and allow you to reap the rewards of your destructive lifestyle.” Then you will suffer like you have never suffered before. In your suffering you will cry out unto Him to deliver you from these catastrophes but just as you turned your back on Him and refused to listen to Him, so too does He turn His back on you and refuse to listen to you.

Now if you repent with sincerity (repent means you admit what you did, admit it was wrong, ask for forgiveness and stop doing it), He is loving and will forgive you. You must however still pay the price for your wicked ways. So say you murdered someone and are on death row. He will not deliver you from the execution but when you die you will not face His eternal judgment for that crime when you sincerely repent.

I have seen it so much in my life.

Some folks when they were young they laughed and thought they were getting away with it but they paid a very heavy price for their sins in their elder years. It aches the heart to watch to happen to those you know but they are harvesting what they planted. 

Turn your back on Jehovah and He will turn His back on you. Joseph a son of Jehovah

 Prayer: I pray my Beloved Jehovah Ghmolah (The God of Recompense) that I may never be idiotic enough to turn my back on You. I have witnessed the terrible consequences of such foolishness and it fills me with terror. As well my love, our loving relationship is the most priceless treasure You have blessed me with and I would be left in a spiritual lonely desert if I was ever that stupid to turn my back on You. I sincerely request this in the name of the light that guides me into an ever deeper sphere of Divine love with You Jesus Christ. Amen  

May you be blessed with the gift of love, the gift of peace, the gift of joy. May you be blessed with numerous opportunities to share these gifts with others today.  


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You do so at Your Own Risk.

                                    

He who turns his ear away from listening to the law [of God and man], Even his prayer is repulsive [to God]. Proverbs 28:9 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Have you ever felt Jehovah was speaking to you about something in your life and then you ignore Him?

You do so at your own risk.

When Jehovah speaks with us about something that requires attention it is for our own good.

If you ignore His advice you with eventually suffer the consequences for it. Then when you go cry babying unto Him, He will ignore your prayers. They smell like a bad fart to Him. He is disgusted with you because you refuse to listen to Him.

Now when you finally smarten up and obey Him, He forgives you.

It is always difficult to obey Him especially when it is something deep seated in our minds.

Many times it will take good Christian counselling to even get to admit we have the problem.

Once we accept the problem then it is up to us to try to resolve it. We can get all the counselling in the world but if we do nothing to try to resolve it, the counselling is useless.

Sometimes the problem is too big for us to handle.

That is when we go unto the Holy Spirit and sincerely, respectfully ask for His help. Then and only then will the issue be resolved.

I have gone through both sides of it and can tell you it is very difficult but rewarding.

One of them for example was independence, which most of us suffer from. It took many years before that was finally destroyed and expelled from my mind and heart. Sometimes it took my own effort, sometimes it took the assistance from the Holy Spirit. I rejoice over that every day.

“When God turns away from us because of selfishness, it is not rejection. Rather, it is an invitation to follow Him to a place we would rather not go.” — Brennan Manning

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emet (God of truth) for gracefully educating me about the ruinous dispositions with in my soul. Thank you for the assistance You overwhelmingly provide me with to conquer these weaknesses. I exalt Thee in the name of He who has overcome the world Jesus Christ. Amen

May your house be filled with joy in the morning and sweet dreams at night. May it be a home where love has come to live. Joseph a son of Jehovah


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Satan is a Master At.

 Now Dinah the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out [unescorted] to visit the girls of the land. When Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince (sheik) of the land, saw her, he kidnapped her and lay [intimately] with her by force [raping and humbling and offending her].Genesis 34:1-2 Holy Bible, Amplified Version.                             

This is why it is important not to hang out with those in the world. They can and do set you up to be abused (yes it happens to men as well).                 

Now that is not to say it will happen all the time but the danger is real. It may look cool, it may look fun, you may want to fit in with the in crowd but it will have devastating consequences. Unfortunately I have seen too many lives destroyed by these filth.                

Satan and his minions are masters at making dung look like sugar. Joseph a son of Jehovah

That is why if you are going to an event where worldly folks linger ( say you want to go to a school dance, if they still have those things), it is best to go with chaperones that are strong Christians. That is why it is best to congregate with those in Christian fellowship. It is a lot safer and just as if not more rewarding. I used to immensely enjoy myself at summer Christian retreats and music festivals.

Prayer: Thank you Holy Spirit ‘Ori (the Lord is my Light) for blessing me with lighting my path in daily life so as to avoid the snares satan and his minions have sneakily prepared for me. Please always be a beacon throughout my daily life so as to never stray from Your Divine life You desire me to live. I exalt Thee in the name of He who refused to be conned by satan in the wilderness Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Lead to Devastating Consequences.

 If it is unacceptable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you live; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Every decision we make is important.

Most addictions start with a wrong move. “Oh, I can do it just once and there will be no harm.” In my elder years I can see the results of this faulty thinking.

When young “sex, drugs and rock and roll” was the mantra. Those that are still alive today are suffering the consequences of this horrible thinking. Their mental, physical and spiritual health is shot. Not only that but if they had kids the kids are all messed up because of their parents lifestyle.

 These foolish choices only end up in their ultimate destination which is eternal damnation in Hell.

Just as alls it takes it a tiny pebble to start a powerful destructive avalanche so too can the wrong choices lead to devastating consequences in your life. Joseph son of Jehovah

On the other hand most of those that refused to follow this destructive path are living a comfortable life with peace of mind and for the most part in good physical health.

“You are free to choose, but the choices you make today will determine what you will have, be, and do in the tomorrows of your life.” Author Unknown

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah ‘Ori (the Lord is my Light) for lighting the proper path to take in life. I extol Thee in the name of the Light of the world Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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Whoever Chooses to Be.

  So whoever chooses to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. James 4:4 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Remember the old saying: “ Be careful of the friends you choose because you will become like them. “ Well, it is true.

If you choose to be friends with Jesus you will emulate Him in thought word and deed.

And what is Jesus like?

He is a loving God.

So when you become like Him you become a loving man woman or child. You will be filled with Divine love, joy, peace and purpose. Your life will glow with Heavenly love for all to see and that is the greatest witness there can ever be.

If, on the other hand you choose to follow the world ( which is satanic ) you are in reality following satan all the way into Hell.

What type of personality will you have?

Selfishness, self centered, mean, unethical, arrogant, rude and cruel. You will become a creature from Hell ( and I know enough worldly folks to rightly call them a creature from Hell). They are repulsive ( you will draw folks away from you not towards you ) and repugnant (causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment ) .

You are Jehovahs enemy.

“Every time you make a choice you are turning the central part of you…either into a heavenly creature or into a hellish creature.” ~C.S. Lewis

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Pryyand ( God is my friend ) for blessing me with sharing a Heavenly friendship. With me. Everything else pales in comparison to this Divine relationship. I praise You in the name of my best friend Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


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Book of Wisdom

 The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are just (honest, reliable). But the counsels and schemes of the wicked are deceitful Proverbs 12:5 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

One thing I have learned in my long walk with Christ is that a good name is worth more than a big bank account. There have been times when I was honest even though it cost me a little with local merchants ( Like one time I forgot to pay for an item that cost a dollar and walked two miles back to pay for it. Most folks laughed and thought I was stupid. However, now that merchant always gives me better deals than they do anyone else. Now, they are indignant and ask what makes me so special? ).

The deeds you do today will be rewarded tomorrow. Joseph- Anthony: Green

The other benefit of being honest is that I sleep good at night while the dishonest worry about getting caught ( which they always do ). Most dishonest people suffer numerous health problems and they can all be traced back to stress caused by worry of getting caught and being greedy.

“A godly mind prizes honor above worldly good.” Rembrandt

I know of one man that I asked to help me and he replied that he could not because he did not have gas money to come here to help me and then he went out fishing. Now whenever he tries to scam me ( scamming is where you try to get something from someone without giving anything in return) he is reminded that if he does not have gas money to help me he does not have gas money to scam anything out of me, it drives him nuts.

“All human sin seems so much worse in its consequences than in its intentions.” Reinhold Niebuhr

The greatest reward of being honest is the blessing of becoming closer to my Beloved in Heaven. As a consequence He warns me of those who deal dishonestly.

I have seen many say that they believe that everything that they touch is cursed, but if they reflect back on their life they will see that they were extremely dishonest with others so yes Jehovahs hand is against them. The stupid thing is that they know if they turn from their wicked ways Jehovah will not only stop curing them but will begin to bless them yet they refuse to stop being dishonest.

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom” Thomas Jefferson

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah ‘Ori ( the Lord is my Light ) for blessing me with Your light of truth and integrity in my life. It has proven the true manner in which to walk in my daily life. I praise You in the name of the Light of the World Jesus Christ. Amen

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