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It is a test of the Heart

tested in affliction

 I know also, my God, that You test the heart and delight in uprightness and integrity. 1 Chronicles 29:17 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Many times a trial is a test.

It is a test of our faith in the providence of our Heavenly Beloved. A test to see if we trust Him in His word, promise , unto us. It is a test of our maturity, not for Jehovahs sake but for ours. It reveals where we need to work more, either by ourselves, or in harmony with the Holy Spirit or to work at completely surrendering unto Jehovah- which is an act of faith.

Many times I have cried out to my Beloved and asked Him why this was happening to me. Why are you refusing to Help me? It was only later that He revealed to me that it was a test.

Sometimes I passed and was ready for Him to mature me in the next step to becoming a mature child of His.

Sometimes I failed and would have to relearn the lessons He was teaching me. He was not angry with me but encouraging me and patient with me.

So, when you are experiencing a trial, tribulation or deep agony have faith that there is a Divine purpose for it and you will come through it with His amazing providence.

As well you will become every closer unto Him through this process.

“For God to explain a trial would be to destroy its purpose, calling forth simple faith and implicit obedience.” — Alfred Edersheim

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El Roi. You are the God who sees who see my life from beginning until my entrance into Heavens gate. Thank you that through the tests You have allowed to come my way, You have blessed me with coming ever closer in our loving relationship. I praise You in the name of He with whom I desire to walk close with in our Heavenly home 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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When Folks Concentrate On

                                        

 Delight yourself in the Lord, And He will give you the desires and petitions of your heart. Psalm 37:4 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

We see it constantly (especially in the western countries) where folks foolishly go so deep into debt they will never get out of it. The end result is a lot of discontentment in their lives because they are slaves unto consumerism (which is a cruel master). There is no peace in their lives because they are constantly worried about paying off their debt. There is no love in their hearts because they are angry they are so far in debt. There certainly is no joy in their live because they lament over their pitiful state. The end result of this is a lot of physical sickness like ulcers and mental health. As well the heavy load of constant stress wears out their immune system so they are easy prey for any and all diseases that come their way.

When we are delighted in our loving relationship with Jehovah we do not need material stimulation to appease us. Our desires are to expand our loving relationship with Him and with others. This results in a life filled with contentment, love, joy and peace. As well, those who delight in our Lord have fewer sickness than those not in our Heavenly family because of Jehovahs peace, love and joy that reigns in our hearts.

When folks concentrate on Heavenly desires rather than earthly desires there is a lot more contentment, peace, love and joy in their lives. Joseph son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for bountiful blessings of Your Heavenly treasure in my life and in my heart. They are the truest treasure of all. I praise You in the name of the greatest blessed treasure of all Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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The Most Beautiful Song

Have you ever heard the most beautiful song?

When you are afraid Jehovah Ma’oz – Lord is my Fortress softly sings loving words of protection in His secure fortress in a song just for you to bless your heart with peace. It is the most beautiful song you need to hear at that time.

When you feel weak and cannot carry on Jehovah Chatsahi (The Lord is my Strength) sings a special song just for you to strengthen you. It is the most beautiful song you need to hear at that time.

When it seems as if everybody has deserted you and you feel all alone He is Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful to me). He is your faithful best friend that will never leave you. He is Jehovah Pryyand- God is my best friend. He is Jehovah Heseh (God always loves me). His is a Divine love that will always be with you. He sings a joyous song to have you as His special friend. It is the most beautiful song you need to hear at that time.

When your heart is filled with worries and sadness He is Jehovah-Shalom (The Lord blesses me with Peace). He sings you a song to fill your heart with His beautiful divine peace. It is the most beautiful song you need to hear at that time. “The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He takes great delight in you, He quiets you with His love, He rejoices over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17

“It is God to whom and with whom we travel, and while He is there at the End of our journey, He is also at every stopping place.”  Elisabeth Elliot

So, God likes to sing too! He even likes to share his lullabies with you whom He loves. He gently rocks you in is His strong gentle loving arms as He quiets you, His child, with His affectionate loving care while singing you soothing lullabies.

Prayer: Thank you my most cherished loving Father in Heaven Jehovah-Shammah ( The Lord is Present) for always being present in every moment of my life. I exalt Thee my Divine love in the name of He whose love for me took Him all the way to the cross Jesus Christ. Amen.

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

I would like to close with this: Jesus loves me this I know, for the He always tells me so. Young and old, man and woman, we are all so precious in His sight. Yes, Jesus loves me, Yes Jesus cares. Yes Jesus loves me, I know, because He tells me so. Thank you Jesus.

This Christian poem devotional ©2017 by Joseph- Anthony: Green All rights reserved. Used by only by permission of author.


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Which Will do You Have?

Serve the Lord with gladness and delight. Psalm 100:2 Holy Bible Amplified Version

The world says not Thy will but my will be done. The Christian says not my will but Thy will be done. Joseph son of Jehovah

Your will leads to Hell for only Christ holds the keys to Heavens gate. Those who only serve self will be forbidden entrance into a place of love, joy and peace. Their rewards will be eternal damnation of hate, sorrow and torment. The self serving shall be cast into an eternal Hell of damnation surrounded by wicked ones crying in a chorus of utter agony ,their hearts filled with burning coals of torment and their masters shall be cruel wicked demons which shall torment them in eternal darkness.

Jehovahs will leads to the bright light of Heaven gate. Only Christs free will servants are permitted entrance to His Divine paradise He has predestined for us. There you will be welcomed with open loving arms and a crown made especially for you by Christ. There you will be surrounded by love of our master and our fellow servants. Your heart shall continuously be overflowing with joyous praise towards our Beloved. Peace shall envelope your heart like a warm blanket warms the body on a cold night.

Which will do you have? Be careful your eternity depends upon it.

The world says look at what I have done. The Christian says Look how Jehovah has blessed me. Joseph son of Jehovah

Being self centred only leads to a polluted river of selfishness of which the self centered must drink. It is the poison which kills love and nurtures hatred, greed, jealousy and bitterness. They shall drink copious amounts of this vile liquid. It shall kill their soul with a slow bitter death.

The more grateful the Christian is towards His loving Heavenly Father, His Divine Heavenly King and his amazing Holy Teacher the more they shall reward him with wisdom of their character and the manner in which the Christian shall enter into the Holiest of Holies ( a place of close Divine shared love with the Trinity and the Christian). This shall spur the Christian on to obey His Master more and more and shall cause His heart to sing songs of praise and glory to the giver of these blessings. It is all his mind and spirit craves for. The world is but rubbish compared to the glory our Beloveds love towards us.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Hamelech ( Jesus my Lord King ) for blessing me with the opportunity to serve such a magnificent King such as You. May my motto always be: ‘Not my will but Thy will be done oh my King. Show me where You want me to go, teach me what You want me to do and to say that all glory, honour and praise may be given unto You.’. I praise You in Your awesome name. Amen.

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


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He Spreads the Snow.

WAIT UPON GOD

These articles are dedicated to the wonderful and amazing way Jehovah Jireh (the Lord our provider) answers prayers. It is a simple journal that I would like to use as an example for others to list their sincere prayer requests and then how our Beloved answers them.                                                                                                                                       It will amaze you and create a heart of gratitude and respect for our gracious Jehovah Heseh (Our God of love).

He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes. Psalm 147:16 New International Version                                                        

As there is a snow storm predicted for our area I prayed that we would not get the storm but rather a constant gentle snow flurry.                                                                               

Yesterday morning when I woke up there was a constant gentle snow flurry outside which has lasted all day.                                                                                                             

This morning I awoke to see huge snowdrifts outside. We were blessed with over a foot of snow last night.                                                                                                                              

I am sure the kids like it because of a snow day but I am even more sure it delighted the farmers even more.

As well we need it to replenish our streams and rivers.     

Another benefit is it will cover the roots so they do not get frozen and the plants like tree’s die like they did last year.                                      

Because last month there was a shortage of snow we need a good snowfall for our crops and to prevent soil erosion during these winter months.     

Finally because of the cold and snow it will kill harmful pests that lay eggs in tree’s.                                                  

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Nuah. (God who blesses with rest) for blessing us with just the right amount of snow to nourish and protect the land while not deluding us to make it treacherous for locals driving to worship You at church today. I humbly thank you in the name of He who nourished the crowd of three thousand Jesus Christ. Amen.                      

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


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Have Overtaken Me.

HE AND HIS ANGELS ARE THERE

Trouble and anguish have overtaken me, Yet Your commandments are my delights. Psalm 119:143 New King James Version

It ain’t easy being a Christian.

You are going against the tide.

As such you can expect to experience a lot of ridicule, prejustice, and hostility including from your own family.

 

When I was in China many Chinese who became Christians were completely cut off from their families. If they went back home they were ridiculed, ostracized and even suffered violence by their own families. At school and work no one will even talk with them and they are constantly ridiculed. They had truly given up everything for Christ.

 

I wonder how many Christians in the west would suffer like that?

When you become a Christian Satan is not going to celebrate he is going to attack and the closer you get to Christ the more the attacks and the more severe they are. Joseph- Anthony: Green

“Jesus hath many lovers of His heavenly Kingdom, but few bearers of His Cross. He hath many desirous of consolation, but few of tribulation. Many love Jesus so long as no adversities befall them.” — Thomas à Kempis

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Shalom (God of our peace) for blessing me with Your divine strength, peace and wisdom to withstand the attack that satan throws at me and for the most delightful experience of helping me be an obedient child to the One who loves me with a divine love. I praise You in the name of He who showed me Your most beautiful love Jesus Christ Amen.                                                                                                            

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


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Your Comforts Delight My Soul.

PERFECT LOVE

In the multitude of my anxieties within me, Your comforts delight my soul Psalm 94: 19 New King James Version 

                                                                           

anxieties:1 a :  painful or apprehensive uneasiness of mind usually over an impending or anticipated ill b :  fearful concern or interest c :  a cause of anxiety

2 :  an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physiological signs (as sweating, tension, and increased pulse), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it Merriam Webster Dictionary

 

Boy have I ever had my fair share of these. I was a compulsive worry wart. You name I would be anxious about real and imagined circumstances.

 

Once I became solid in Jehovahs truth though, most anxieties never curse me again.

 

Someone once said that most of the things we worry about never happen so why waste our time.

Now there are times when I am anxious but am founded upon Gods truth. Why worry, leave it to me.

 

Now sometimes Jehovah will answer our prayers and inform us to do something or to stop doing something in relation to our worry. In that case we must do our part and obey.

 

Since placing complete and total trust in my loving Heavenly Daddy I have a lot less stress in my life and much better sleeps. An added benefit is think of how much less medication you will need (like sleep aids) when you place your trust in Jehovah. That does not mean you are to be stupid and stop taking all medication but the ones you take because of stress.

 

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Yeshua (God my deliverer) for rescuing me from a lifetime of anxiety with Your loving reassurance and guidance. I praise you in the name of He who always trusted You in His earthly walk Jesus Christ. Amen.

 

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