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Does Not Give Us

 The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you. Psalm 32 : 8 Holy Bible New Living Translation

I have learned the hard way that going my way leads to disaster, going Jehovahs way always leads to success. It took me many decades to learn this. That does not mean it will be easy. As a matter of a fact, it will be very difficult. That is good because it brings us closer to Jehovah, Jesus and the Holy Spirit.

He has promised His guidance is the only true way to go. I know this to be true. Along the way He always provides just the right amount for success.

Why give more than is required, it will only go to waste like the manna in the desert with the Israelis with Moses. He has promised He will never leave us nor forsake us. I know this to be true.

God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill all His promises . . . leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-‘Immeku (The Lord Is With You) for blessing me with allowing me to travel down paths that led only to unfulfillment, pain and sorrow. It was necessary to bring me onto the path to the most fabulous love affair there could ever be, that between You and me. Thank you for leading me into Your loving eternal arms. In the deepest gratitude from this adoring child of Your, thank you in the name of He who is always with me Jesus Christ. Amen

May the sunshine of Jesus’ sweet love fill your heart today and every day. Joseph a son of Jehovah Holy Bible, Amplified Version


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But by Subtraction

 But godliness actually is a source of great gain when accompanied by contentment [that contentment which comes from a sense of inner confidence based on the sufficiency of God]. 1 Timothy 6:6 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

The more you have, the less happy and contented you are. That is a proven fact.

Most folks are puppets in the hands of big monopolies. They say if you have this you will be happy. Then, they charge you exorbitant amounts of money to purchase their product. Because you cannot afford it, it puts you into debt. Then, next year they come out with a new and improved product and the process it repeated.

If it gets between you and Christ, get rid of it. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Going into debt and working long hours only to be exhausted keeps you away from Christ.

Live a simple life, you will be much more contented.

I speak from a lot of experience. I have always lived a simple, frugal lifestyle and for the most part am very contented. I see those I grew up with being very materialistic and are the most miserable folks you ever meet.

For me, my greatest joy, and satisfaction is when sharing a conversation with Jesus. It need not be about my problems (although there is nothing wrong with that but it is not to be the only time you talk with Him). Many times it is when we are walking in His creation (nature) that we just talk about anything and everything like the best friends we are. It is so enjoyable. He opens my eyes to all the beauty around me and how He loves me and takes care of me. I am contented with His daily provision in my life.

I have lived in abundance and in abject poverty but learning to depend upon and be grateful for Jehovahs daily provisions is one of the greatest lessons learned. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Now I do not worry about where my next meal is coming from nor hoard things. Now I do not foolishly waste His daily provisions but use them wisely as a manner in which to show proper respect and appreciation for my Fathers provisions.

“Contentment is not by addition but by subtraction: seeking to add a thing will not bring contentment. Instead, subtracting from your desires until you are satisfied only with Christ brings contentment.” Jeremiah Burroughs

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for patiently teaching me that my wants will never bring me satisfaction but being content in Your daily provision brings a lot of contentment, peace, appreciation, respect and peace. Next to being blessed with loving communion with You, these are the greatest of gifts You daily bless me with. I am in deep gratitude to You in the name of Your greatest gift to me 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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That is What We Are!

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 See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! 1 John 3:1 New Living Translation

If you notice with my quotes they are always from: Joseph a son of Jehovah. That is because that is exactly what I am, a son of Jehovah.

When we accept Christ as our Saviour it is by His sacrifice that we become children of the Divine God. Therefore, that makes you a son or daughter of Jehovah.

Has kind of nice ring to it does it not?

Now do not go getting a big head about it and becoming pompous. Jesus is Jehovahs most special son and He was never pompous so what right do we have to be so either?

If we desire to know the proper manner in which is the royal protocol of Jehovahs kingdom we need to study how is most cherished Son behaved as He walked amongst us.

“The Son of God became the Son of man so that the sons of men might become the sons of God.” — Terry Fullam

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Abba (God our Father) for blessing me with the supreme privilege of adopting me into Your Holy Family. It is the most precious gift to be ever given. May I always be blessed to live a life that consistently brings glory and honour to Your Sacred name. I praise You in the name of my cherished big brother 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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On an Admitted

HIS INSTRUCTION

You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever. Psalm 16:11 New Living Translation

A presumed fullness is when we brag that we are full and have no need of Jehovah. It is arrogant and is bragging. Beware. What is freely given unto you can and will be freely taken. Then you will end up with nothing. I have seen it oh so many times.

Then, there is the Christian perspective.

We empty our wants and desires for Jehovahs wants and desires. In the process we are blessed with love, purpose and spiritual treasures beyond compare. We may not be wealthy in the worlds eyes but boy are we ever rich in Jehovahs eyes.

“God is more disposed to move on an admitted emptiness than a presumed fullness.” — Tommy Tenn

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah RAB (The Lord my Nourisher) for blessing me with the most nutritious feast that is ever freely available to all seeking a fulfilling spiritual, mental and physical life. I praise You in the name of He who fills us daily with His Divine love 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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This is Where the Battle Began.

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And you will desire to control your husband Genesis 3:16 New Living Testament

This is where the battle began.

The battle between men and women.

And, if you doubt it is a battle, just ask any seasoned cop the worst fights they have to break up.

I have met few husbands that are not hen picked by their wives. I find most women conniving, deceiving, manipulating and when they cannot get their own way spiteful little bitches from Hell. This is especially true in todays society. As well, it was extremely prevalent in tree planting. That is why the majority of men vets in camp would have nothing to do with the females in camp. 

That is why I praise the Lord every day that He guided me to never get married.

I have seen it in every society I have lived in (and I have lived in numerous places all over the world and I have lived with folks from countless different societies. This rings true in all of them).

If you desire a loving relationship (between a man and woman as Jehovah has said is normal, everything else is perverted) than you must have a Christian one. Read Pauls instructions for a marriage. The man is to respect the woman and vise versa. Please read Ephesians 5:22- 33 in the Amplified Bible (you can find that on line on Biblegateway.com).

You are mine, I am yours is the mantra for a successful normal marriage (between a man and a woman). Anything else is doomed to fail. Joseph a son of Jehovah

I have seen this in many elderly marriages and they are still like two teenagers with their first bad case of puppy love. I admire and respect them. And, if you are having problems in your marriage, they should be the go to to solve the problem.

Prayer: Please Jehovah Rabbi (God our Teacher) instruct men and women how to conduct themselves in a loving respectful manner towards each other in matrimony so as to be a shining example to those in the dark world out there. I humbly request this in the name of He who is the husband of Your church 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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We Must Do It for the Right Reason.

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 Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over [with no space left for more]. For with the standard of measurement you use [when you do good to others], it will be measured to you in return.” Luke 6:38 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Many folks read this and use it to try to manipulate Jehovah. They foolishly believe if they give a dollar to a cause of their choosing they can demand Jehovah give them back a thousand.

First off you must pray for direction in where to give wisely and that wisdom come from Jehovah.

So say you give to a street bum that is going to use the money to buy drugs or booze. What a waste of money. The same is to be said for theses scammers that give heart jerking scenes on TV like giving to help others in poor countries when most of the money will go to a CEO who makes millions off of suckers.

On the other hand say the Holy Spirit guides you to a place where you meet someone who needs support to meet their daily needs. That is a wise use of money. And, yes that has happened to me on more than one occasion.

Secondly, we must desire to give as an act of love for others rather than love for self.

So instead of giving a little expecting Jehovah to give you a lot so you can go on a cruise it not of the right reason and will be rejected by Jehovah. Rather, when seeing an opportunity presented by The Holy Spirit to give to someone who needs help and deserves it- is appreciative of it and will use it wisely, we give with a desire to help rather that expect a reward from Jehovah.

Finally, when we give it will come natural to give praise to the Lord for the opportunity He gave you to do good.

From my experience, the Lords blessing will come upon you in an unexpected way, in an unexpected time so there is no doubt it is a gift from Him. This causes us to love Him and praise Him all the more.

We must give, but, we must do it for the right reason. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El Deah (God of knowledge) for blessing me with answering my requests (prayers) for Your wisdom in where to joyfully donate to causes in which You find worthy so as to invest the finances wisely. I praise You in the name of He who invested His blood for us to have a eternal home in Heaven Jesus Christ. Amen

May the sunshine of Jesus’ sweet love fill your heart today and every day. Joseph a son of Jehovah


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No You Can Not.

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For certain people have crept in unnoticed [just as if they were sneaking in by a side door]. They are ungodly persons whose condemnation was predicted long ago, for they distort the grace of our God into decadence and immoral freedom [viewing it as an opportunity to do whatever they want], and deny and disown our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ .Jude 1:4  The Holy Bible Amplified Version

There are some that teach that because we are saved by grace we can go out and do what ever we desire. “Hey Jesus loves me and by His grace my sins are forgiven so I can do whatever I desire and it’s okay because He forgives me.” That is perhaps one of satans biggest lies. We are in a Holy family and there are rules of conduct that must be followed.                                                      

For the [remarkable, undeserved] grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to reject ungodliness and worldly (immoral) desires, and to live sensible, upright, and godly lives [lives with a purpose that reflect spiritual maturity] in this present age. Titus 2:11-12 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Yes it was by Christ’s blood on the cross that we gain salvation but that does not permit us to have carte blanch on sin. Once we are a member of His Divine family there are rules to be obeyed. Refuse to obey them at your own peril. Indeed, if you refuse to be obedient unto the Holy Spirits guidance you have forfeited your salvation because you have not accepted Christ as your true Savior.

Jesus loves me but if I love Him, I will be obedient to Him. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Kal El (voice of God) for teaching me the truth and blessing me with the strength and fortitude to live a righteous life in Your eyes, not the worlds. I praise You in the name of the Word of Truth Jesus Christ. Amen

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