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A Life Worthy of the Gospel

 The Bible always stresses a balance between the content of one’s beliefs and the resulting conduct in one’s life. A good example is found in Ephesians 4:1-3. “I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (NET). 

Paul admonishes us to “live worthily of the calling with which you have been called.” He means that we must live a life worthy of our high calling in Christ Jesus. Our practice should equal the teachings of our doctrine.  We should take great pains to see that our lives are lived in perfect balance.

The Biblical principle for living the Christian life is quite simply stated: The believer puts into daily practice the principles of the Word of God by the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.

In order to live a balanced Christian life there must be good sound Biblical teaching. I have never seen any mature Christian who did not have a good understanding of the teaching of the Word of God. Practice without sound Bible teaching will go off in any and every direction. We can never attach too much importance to solid Biblical doctrine. How can a Christian live a life worthy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ if he does not know what the Christian life is all about? At the same time we must never detach the importance of putting into practice what we understand to be true.

How then do we live a life worthy of our calling? The Christian life is not the same thing as the culturally accepted norms of the local community in which we live. The world is antagonistic to the Christian life (1 John 2:15-17). God has called us “out of the darkness into his marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:9b NET). How tragic when you can’t tell the difference between the standards of the culture and the local church.

We were spiritually bankrupt, emotionally in bondage, and morally corrupt. However, when we were saved God awakened us to a new life and gave us the power to live that new life. We are now spiritually alive. “But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us, even though we were dead in transgressions, made us alive together with Christ – by grace you are saved!” (Eph. 2:5 NET)

 The apostle Paul wrote, “So then, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; what is old has passed away – look, what is new has come!” (2 Cor 5:17 NET)

Therefore, the apostle Paul admonishes us to, “Be completely humble.” That is the opposite of arrogance and self-assertion. The world tells us to stand up for your rights. Be assertive. Demand respect. The Bible says, “Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself” (Phil. 2:3 NET). The world philosophy pulls in one direction, the Holy Spirit insists on another. Do you put other people’s needs and interests before your own? Are you out for number one?

We need to be gentle with people. The word Paul uses for “gentle” is power under control. “Meek” doesn’t quite give the sense of the original. The gentle person is a strong person under God’s control. This is what it means to be a Spirit filled. The Spirit filled believer is a Spirit-controlled person. Jesus was this kind of a person, and he set the example for us. “Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matt. 11:29 NET).  “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth” (Matt. 5:5 NET). That will be true because all who are not will kill themselves off in power struggles.

We must be patient. Literally it means “long-tempered.” It is the attitude that will never give in when the going gets tough. It sticks with it and reaps the rewards. It is the attitude that never admits defeat in disappointments and discouragement, but persists to the end. It is the attitude that refuses to retaliate, bears insults and injury without bitterness and complaint. 

Patience comes over a long time of suffering. I doubt if anyone is patient who has never suffered physically, emotionally or spiritually in life. We learn patience through the things we suffer (Rom. 5:3). God is very patient with us and we need to become like him.

“Bearing with one another in love” is how we respond to the unloving behavior of other Christians toward us. How do we “put up with one another”? What is our typical response when other people do us evil? What is my attitude when I see two Christians having problems in their relationships? What is my attitude toward problems in a church? Do I do as Paul suggests here, “making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace”? (v. 3 NET)

Paul is saying the Holy Spirit has already given us this unity when we put our faith in Christ. We are not called upon to create this unity, but to “keep the unity.” Pride destroys this unity in the Spirit. Over powering self-assertion destroys vital relationships with other believers. Being short-tempered, rude and non-extending our love to those who act ugly to us destroys all effort at keeping this “unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” Churches grieve the Holy Spirit just as individuals do (4:30-31). Let’s be determined to “walk in the Spirit” and keep ourselves under his control.Selah!


Message by Wil Pounds (c) 2006


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He is My

I find being in harmony with Jehovah and Jesus second nature.

Now The Holy Spirit is different.

He is my mentor and so many times it is difficult to obey Him.

I love Him and respect Him but sometimes it is so difficult to be obedient to Him .Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


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It is the Presence Of

The energy of the flesh can run bazaars, organize amusements, and raise millions; but it is the presence of the Holy Spirit that makes a Temple of the Living God. Samuel Chadwick


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Are Our Schools Anti Christ?

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 New International Version

Could our schools be preparing a generation for the anti Christ?

Don’t they teach that there are no absolute rights or wrongs?

Is this not against Gods instructions?
Don’t they allow every type of worship except Christians?

How many schools teach that Christmas is because of Jesus’ birth?

You can have Santa Claus in class but not the nativity scene.

Is the “No one left behind” scam not preparing today’s generation to be idiots that do not learn to think?

After all why should they try if they know they cannot fail their class?

Do they not teach that there are no winners or losers, everybody gets a prize?

Does that not set them up to believe they are entitled even though they did not work for it?

Have you talked with anyone that has recently graduated from university or high school lately?

If they grow up believing they are entitled and do not believe in absolute rights or wrongs, if they do not learn to think, is that not making it easy for the anti Christ to smooth talk them into believing his lies?

Is it not our duty to teach the children the truth even though it is not politically correct?

How many people must have laughed at Noah’s children and tried to talk Noah out of this nonsense of wasting his time building a boat because of a little rain? Look what happened to them?

This time around the stakes are even higher aren’t they?

We do not need a degree to teach we need the Holy Spirits guidance to be effective teachers. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


Prayer: Holy Spirit Rabbi (Holy Spirit our teacher) please give me the strength and wisdom to teach all Your Holy and Righteous ways. I ask in the name of the greatest teacher Jesus Christ. Amen.

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How to Get a Fantastic Education.

Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Proverbs 24:14 New International Version

It is very common in Asia for mothers to beat (yes physically beat look up tiger mothers) their children and constantly nag them to get a good education (so the children can get a good job, so the children can support their mamma so she can live luxuriously, sounds kind of greedy to me) from the time they are very young (it is common for mothers and grandmothers to want English teachers to teach their children university English when they are young as four years old).

It is constantly drilled into them to get the best education so they can get the highest paid job.

When the children graduate most of them cannot find work.

Either that or they do find work and work like slaves.

The children are then very angry and bitter. Many think “Is this what I spent twenty years of my life for? I was robbed of a nice childhood. I had no time to play or make friends.”

What happens if you can’t get a job or get laid off because of down sizing?

Do you know the difference between knowledge and wisdom?

Knowledge is knowing something; wisdom is putting knowledge to work.

For example : You may go to school to learn how to cook, but if you do not put that knowledge into practice and instead of cooking healthy delicious meals you cook macaroni and beans what good is your knowledge?

Honey not only tastes good it is also very healthy for you and makes you strong. When you have the best wisdom you gain the promise of the best future. Let wisdom be like honey to your mind. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Where may you find this knowledge?

In your Bible of course.

There you will find how to have a relationship with God, how to have proper relationships, how to handle money and of course, how to know your calling in Gods family (once we are saved. God gives each of us a specific duty to do in His family). This of course leads to the ultimate future: a future in Heaven with our beloved Jesus.

The Holy Bible is the answer Bible to all of our problems. We are wise to listen and obey its instructions. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Holy Spirit Rabbi (Holy Spirit our Teacher) for the blessing of giving me wisdom found in Your sacred word, the Bible. I give joyous thanks in the name of the greatest teacher Jesus Christ. Amen.

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The Most Amazing oBok

I find the Bible the most amazing book. In over forty years of studying it, I am still learning from it. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


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It Sure Will in the Future

Stand your ground upon the solid rock of The Holy Bible. It may not seem worth it now but it sure will in the future. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


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To be Effective Teachers.

We do not need a degree to teach we need the Holy Spirits guidance to be effective teachers. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


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The Answer Man to All of Our

The Holy Spirit is the answer man to all of our problems. We are wise to listen and obey Him Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah


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Most of the People Still Did Not

But despite all the miraculous signs Jesus had done, most of the people still did not believe in him. John 12:37 The Holy Bible The New Century Version

Have you ever tried talking with someone and they refused to listen?

You can give them all the irrefutable facts and they still laugh at you and call you crazy. You can get independent sources to back you up and they will accuse them of being liars and fakes.

It is not that they are stupid.

It is because they are wilfully ignorant. They are selfish. They know they have to admit they are wrong and change their lifestyle if they accept the truth you are sharing with them but are too proud and selfish to do so.

The arrogant say: I am right and I will not let the truth change my mind. Then when disaster strikes they blame everyone but themselves.

Try to warn a fool once. If they refuse to listen, walk away. It will save your sanity. Joseph- Anthony a son of Jehovah

I think all of us have experienced this during the scamdemic.

And if you think you are alone in this experience, just think; Jesus preformed MIRACLES and they STILL refused to believe in Him.

Talk about willfully ignorant huh?

“To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.” Thomas Paine

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah El Emeth (Psalms 31:5 LORD GOD of Truth ) for blessing me with The Holy Spirit to educate me in Your Divine truth. It has blessed me to live a life of integrity and righteousness which is one of the most valuable treasures there is. I know how You feel when the wicked reject Your truth because they reject it from me so often. I praise You in the name of the wisest Teacher of all, Jesus Christ. Amen

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