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We Know Not When.

JESUS' GUIDANCE

This is what the Lord says: “I am going to remove you from the face of the earth. You will die this year!” Jeremiah. 28:16

We know not when our time of departure from this world shall come upon us.

If the word departure sounds like something you hear concerning a trip it is well minded that that is what death is.

It is a trip from a limited fleshly existence on this planet to a trip to an eternal spiritual world.

With this in view just as you plan a vacation trip so should you plan your spiritual eternal destiny with ever more diligence.

Earthly trips can and do go array but there is no deviation from your eternal spiritual destiny.

Do not be casual for one moment and say that you will dedicate more of your life unto Christ when _____ fill in the blank.

The length of life in an individual is the most uncertain thing in existence.

What is it that hinders your devotion unto Christ?

Is it that you must finish school first?

What makes you so cock sure that your time on earth will allow it?

Is it that you have a family to care for or until you have paid off your mortgage?

Then you are a fool.

Look around and see how many young widows and widowers there are.

Is it that you need to pay off your mortgage first?

See the for sale signs that are there because the slaves unto the bank died before they could pay off their mortgage.

The time to dedicate your daily life unto Christ is now because you do not even know if you will awake to see the morning sun. Then it will be too late and you will have forfeited your eternal Heavenly home because of your earthly cares.

In whatever state you die this year—that you will be forever!

Will Christ say to you: “Well done good and faithful servant.” or will He say to you:” Get away from Me because I do not know you.”

Put Christ first in your daily lives and allow Him to help you take care of the earthly cares of daily life. I say help you because yes He may take care of a situation for us however most times we must be prepared to work in harmony with the Holy Spirit in our daily lives to succeed.

The time to dedicate our lives to Jesus is now because there may not be a tomorrow. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Oh how I continuously praise You my Beloved Jesus Hamelech ( Jesus my Lord King ) for the unsurpassing privilege of being Your humbly obedient servant. Although many of the tasks You have assigned this submissive servant to do have been exceedingly challenging, they were always rewarding in accomplishing to make Your heart dance with joy as You make mine in service unto You. I praise You in Your magnificent name. 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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I Care About Jesus Saying

 

Blessed is that [faithful] servant when his master returns and finds him doing so. Matthew 24:46 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

During the course of my walk with Christ I have encountered too many that challenge me and mock me for two reasons.

Reason number one is why are you doing that? When I explain to them that I am doing a certain thing because Christ directs me to they sometimes viciously mock me and do everything they can to destroy it (to no avail of course).

The other reason is why I refuse to participate in unholy activity. When they interrogate me for this behavior they viciously attack me for being old fashioned and nonconforming to society. Yes I am nonconforming to the worlds society and could care less if they like it or not.

Society is very fickle. Today you are a hero, tomorrow you are the scum of the earth. Jesus’ opinion does not ever change.

I do not care what people say about me now or when I am dead. I care about Jesus saying well done good and faithful servant at the end of every day. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emet (God of truth) for blessing me in guiding me to walk in the true manner in which is pleasing to You.

I thank You in the name of He who cared not what anyone but You thought of His walk on this earth 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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But for Scars.

                                                                    

And if [we are His] children, [then we are His] heirs also: heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ [sharing His spiritual blessing and inheritance], if indeed we share in His suffering so that we may also share in His glory. Romans 8:17 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

When in a boxing match the opponent will always land a few shots, many times leaving scars for the rest of your life.

So too it is with the Christians battle.

Make no doubt about it we are in a constant battle when we become Jehovahs children.

Yes we are in continuous battle with satan and his minions but we are also in ceaseless battle against society (more so in the west than in communist countries from my experience). The anti-Christ that goes by the label of liberals are really anti-Christs in their every belief. By anti- Christ it means they are against the morals set down by Jehovah and by default by Christ. Many times they will leave deep scars from battles we both win and lose.

The most severe battles of course are within our own families. They know us best so they know how to cut us deep and many do so with complete gusto. They will cut the deepest.

I have met many who have gone through seminary that are more in line with satan than with Christ and know little more than theology and nothing of having a loving relationship with Christ.

I see many who serve themselves by pretending to serve Christ, this is especially true with missionaries. They are there more to glorify themselves than to share the gospel. And, with many missionaries I have met, they live off of others by pretending to be serving Christ.

“God will not look you over for medals, degrees, or diplomas, but for scars.” Elbert Hubbard

Prayer: Thank you Jesus Christ Helech ‘Olam (The Lord my King Forever) for blessing me with the gift of suffering for You as You suffered for me. I know that when You see these scars You shall look at them, smile at me and say the words I long to here from Thy precious lips: “Well done good and faithful servant.” I give thanks for this grace in Your suffering name. 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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No Man Can Fulfill His Calling.

                                            

Just as each one of you has received a special gift [a spiritual talent, an ability graciously given by God], employ it in serving one another as [is appropriate for] good stewards of God’s multi-faceted grace [faithfully using the diverse, varied gifts and abilities granted to Christians by God’s unmerited favor]. 1 Peter 4:10 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

I remember so many in my younger years bragging that they did not need anybody. They only lived for themselves. Now that they are older and in need of help there is no one to help them and they have no one to love them. They are depressed, lonely folks whose daily life is a living Hell of loneliness.

I have seen so many use their God given talents to help others. Now that they are older and in need of help they are surrounded with folks falling all over them helping them. Their is a contented life filled with love, joy and peace.

Jehovah has endowed each of us with a special talent that is to be used in the community. To neglect that talent or to use it for your own selfish ends is indeed a great sin in our Heavenly Fathers eyes. Those who neglect to use it for their God given purpose pay dearly for it in their elder years.

When you surround yourself with nobody but yourself you end up with nobody but yourself. Joseph a son of Jehovah.  

No man can compass the ends of life by drawing a little line around himself upon the ground. No man can fulfill his calling as a Christian by seeking the welfare of his wife and family only, for these are only a sort of greater self.” Charles Spurgeon

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for blessing me with plentiful opportunities to enrich myself with the most precious treasure of all, those of the heart, every day. In doing so I know I am also enriching Your heart which enriches my heart all the more. I exalt Thee in the name of my greatest treasure Jesus Christ. Amen.

Wishing you A house full of sunshine, Hearts full of cheer, Love that grows deeper each day of the year. Welsh blessing


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Think of This     

                                                                                                                                              

And if you have not been faithful in the use of that [earthly wealth] which belongs to another [whether God or man, and of which you are a trustee], who will give you that which is your own? Luke 16:12 Holy Bible, Amplified Version                                                       

Think of this verse before you a go asking Jehovah to give you anything.                              

If you show up late, do not do your job or do not do it properly, leave early and or take days off why should you expect Jehovah to give you anything if you cannot be trusted with your job?                            

So if it is your duty to run a machine and do not take proper care of it why should you expect Jehovah to give you a house or car if you have proven you cannot or will not take care of the machine that is your responsibly?   

If you are dishonest and steal from your employer why should you expect Jehovah to bless you with a better neighbourhood to live in?             

The less I spent on myself, the more I gave to others, the fuller of happiness and blessing did my soul become. –Hudson Taylor (1832–1905)

 Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful) for blessing me with untold spiritual blessings as well as material ones when I give unto others as a gift of love unto You. I exalt Thee in the name of He who gave His blood for my salvation Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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You Have Never Walked so Far.

                                   

 Return to Me,” declares the Lord of hosts, “and I shall return to you. Zechariah 1:3 Holy Bible Amplified Version

The Lord is always willing to accept you back into His family once you have repented.

Now to repent means we must admit what we did, admit it was wrong, apologize for it and to stop doing it.

So when you are suffering harshly because of your sin and you say sorry, sorry just to have the punishment lifted you cannot fool Jehovah.

A false apology is worse than no apology. Joseph a son of Jehovah

When you are walking in wickedness Jehovah will speak to you in dreams and visions, in bringing folks to you to convict you of your sinfulness, He will speak to you through songs and in your every day life.

If you stubbornly refuse to listen to Him and turn your back on Him then He will turn His back on you. Then look out.

When you sincerely repent He shall joyously welcome you back into His Holy family. When you return to Jehovah, He will return to you.

You have never walked so far away from Jehovah that He will not welcome you back when you repent. Joseph son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful) for blessing me to be faithful unto me when I sincerely repent of my wickedness and desire to continue to walk close with You. I exalt Thee in the name of He whose precious blood made this possible Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Cling to Him.

                                    

Trust and take refuge in the Lord! [Be confident in Him, cling to Him, rely on His word!] Psalm 115:9 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Have you ever been out hiking and are hit with a monster storm with little or no warning?

When I was hiking a trail in the west coast of Canada on a section that was one the shore of the ocean a huge storm hit with little warning. I barely had time to crawl into a cave atop this huge rock. All night the waves smashed against that rock but the water never reached more than the lip of the cave. If the waves had of come thundering in there I would have been crushed to death instantly. There was a feeling of peace and that everything was going to be alright. I did not know it then but that was the voice of the Holy Spirit comforting and assuring me. Consequently there was a blessed great sleep after a hard days hiking while the storm raged outside of that cave.

It is a lesson I pray shall never be forgotten.

So too it is when the storms of life come crashing in on us and it feels as if we are doomed for total destruction. No one can or will help us. Our money cannot help us. Our intelligence cannot help us.

Why is it then and only then that so many wait until then to call upon Jehovah for help?

We as Christians all go through that experience when we are babies but the more experience we have with our Beloved Father in Heaven the more we should confide in Him and have total trust in Him. I know I have and it has brought a lot of peace, wisdom and strength to face those storms. I cling to Him like a frightened child clings to an adult they love and trust and He never lets me down.

Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.” Martin Luther

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emunah (God is faithful) for always being faithful towards Your beloved child in every aspect of my life. I exalt You in the name of Your most faithful Son Jesus Christ. Amen.

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