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Are You in The

BE JOYFUL IN YOU

I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done. Psalms 9:1 the Holy Bible, New Living Testament

“How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.”  William Shakespeare

When I was an experienced tree planter, at the beginning of every season I took time to teach the rookies how to plant. There is a lot more to it than just putting a tree in the ground and takes about three years to learn. As we got paid per tree rooky wages were low compared to vets so it was a great advantage for them what was done for them. Usually only one out of every seven would thank me.

I imagine the odds are even lower for those that are thankful towards Jehovah for His blessing bot great and small.

How about you, are you in the majority or minority?

I am constantly thanking my Beloved very day.

And you know what?

It gives you a very positive outlook in life and a very positive attitude through out the day. If you desire big blessings from Jehovah try being thankful for the small ones. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-jireth (Genesis 22:14) – The LORD Shall Provide, for blessing me with ample provisions both great and small every day. I always desire to be grateful to You my loving Poppa for Your abundant provisions. In the name of He who provided salvation through His blood I thank you. 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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The Great Thing to Remember

You are precious to God

 Is How precious is your unfailing love, O God! Psalm 36: 7 New Living Translation Bible

Your fleshly family may and will desert you and or betray you but Your Heavenly Father never will. He has a never ending love for you that never fails.

Your wife or husband (in a normal relationship which is one man, one woman) may betray you and or desert you but Jehovah is always faithful. His love is the most secure love of them all. The same goes true for your children.

Friends will betray you or desert you but Jehovah never will. He is always faithful to you and never betrays you.

Indeed, as absurd as it sounds, you may even desert yourself (You may give up on yourself) but Jehovah never will. Indeed you may betray yourself (You may share intimate details of your life with the wrong folks) but Jehovahs love is the most secure of all love affairs.

“The great thing to remember is that, though our feelings come and go, His love for us does not.” — C. S. Lewis

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Heseh (God is love) for blessing me with the purest love that can ever be experienced by anyone. I exalt You in the name of He whose blood made it all possible Jesus Christ. Amen

May love be in your life, may hope be in your heart and may peace be in your every day walk with Christ.


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What is Idolatry?

BURN LIKE THE SUN

 Nothing evil will be allowed to enter, nor anyone who practices shameful idolatry and dishonesty. Revelation 21:27 New Living Translation

Jesus is talking about those forbidden from entering Heavens Gate.

Do you see how repulsive idolatry is to Him?

You think you do not worship idols?

How about your pets? I have seen many pets rule the house instead of the owner. Yes I love our pets like they were my own children but instead of worshiping them, I thank Jehovah for blessing me with such loving creatures. See the difference? Continue reading


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For All Live in Family Care Givers

CHRISTS STRENGTH

 Speaking not only from my own experience but from listening to those  who are caring for their elder parents they receive nothing but continuous slaps in the face for their loving care. Then when many of the adult children are mentally and physically exhausted and put the parents into a seniors home the parents cry baby and try to blame the children all the while refusing to take responsibility for their own actions. Add to that that the care givers seldom receive any help from their siblings who are usually leeches. The only time they call the parent is when they want money from them.

It seems to me that the most ungrateful folks are the ones that need the help the most yet abuse those who are helping them. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Although this may seem like a curse it is in reality a blessing.

Because, it is in our hard times that we grow the closest to Jehovah and develop the deepest of love, respect and appreciation for Him. Here are some words of encouragement and strength from our loving, caring Father when we feel beaten down by the ungrateful abusive behaviour of those we are helping.

Whatever you do [whatever your task may be], work from the soul [that is, put in your very best effort], as [something done] for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Let us not grow weary or become discouraged in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap, if we do not give in. Galatians 6:9 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

“God never made a promise that was too good to be true.” — Dwight L. Moody

Therefore, those who are ill-treated and suffer in accordance with the will of God must [continue to] do right and commit their souls [for safe-keeping] to the faithful Creator. 1 Peter 4:19 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

 “Where God’s finger points, there God’s hand will make a way.”

Prayer: Oh Jehovah ‘Immeku (The Lord Is With You) I cannot praise You enough for Your wonderful love, strength, provision, comfort, healing, wisdom and encouragement to continue on being obedient unto Your command;If a widow has children or grandchildren, these should learn first of all to put their religion into practice by caring for their own family and so repaying their parents and grandparents, for this is pleasing to God. 1 Timothy 5:4 Holy Bible, New International Version. Please comfort those who, because of the selfishness, brutish behaviour and contempt of their aged parents or grand parents towards the care givers they cannot endure the contemptuous behaviour any more and have to put them in a seniors home. Do not allow the wicked parents or grand parents to put a guilt trip on the adult children. It is their own fault they are where they are. I exalt You and humbly beseech You in the name of He who is loving and the Supreme Judge Jesus Christ. Amen

May Christ bless you with love, joy and peace today and every day.


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Close To the Brokenhearted.

SPIRITUAL STRENGTH

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit (contrite in heart, truly sorry for their sin). Psalms 34:18 Holy Bible Amplified Version

When you have lost a loved one through death or divorce or because they have left the nest, your heart is crushed and your heart is broken, why not take it to Jesus?

When walking amongst us did not His family divorce itself from Him and did He not experience broken heartedness when one of His loved ones died? Did He not suffer separation from our beloved Father on the cross?

I have lost many loved ones and He was there to comfort me as no one else could or would.

When you lose your job or home why not take it to Jesus?

Did He not experience homelessness? Didn’t he and His disciple sleep in the wilderness where there was bandits, scorpions and many man eating predators?

I have been homeless and living in a tent surrounded by bears. It was taking security that

I went to sleep with no concern of being attacked while sleeping

Did He not lose His job as a carpenters son (He did not go right from being a carpenters son to His ministry.)?

There have been many times when, through no fault of my own, I was released from a company (usually because they went bankrupt) that I believed I would be at for all of my working years. It was He picked me up when I felt like giving up and going out and pounding the pavement and or upgrading my skills and getting another place to work. For those of us over fifty that are considered unhirable why not ask Jesus how you can be blessed with self employment?

When you are crushed and brokenhearted because of illness, didn’t Jesus experience the pain of whipping and beating in His body and the agony of hanging on the cross? I was a sickly boy with very bad asthma and water on the knee. It was only in reading the Bible and talking with my beloved Jesus that a lot of that pain was endured and I felt His presence the closest to me.

So will He not be close to you and heal you spiritually when you experience these things (He may not heal your relationships or get your job or home back or heal your illness but will He not as a loving Savior be close to you and heal your spirit)?

Indeed may these not be viewed as a burden but rather as a blessing?

It is in our hard times that we are the closest to Jesus. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Shammah (God is present ) for Your life giving presence with me through my oh so many trials and tribulations. If You were not there I do not believe I would have lived through oh so many of them. I give thanks for this wonderful loving care through Your son who experienced everything I have and so much more Jesus Christ. Amen.

May Jehovahs sweet love envelope you today a and every day.


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I Certainly Don’t Recommend

GODS DELIGHTS

The troubles of my heart are multiplied; Bring me out of my distresses. Psalms 25:17 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

If you want to live an easy comfortable life do not become a Christian.

A Christians life can be expected to be one filled with sorrow, pain, hardship and loneliness.

You will be filled with sorrow at the ones who reject Christ (especially those in your maternal family) and by extension ostracize you. You will not be invited to family get togethers, weddings, funerals or anniversaries. It will cut deep.

You will suffer pain of never being invited to get togethers by those you work with. You will be treated like a freak and mocked.

You will suffer loneliness as Christ takes you away from comforts of this life into service for Him. You will feel as if you are the only person in the world because everyone around you rejects you mocks you and ostracizes you. It will cost you your family, your friends, your career, maybe your health, your financial security.

You will face hardship because of what you have to surrender unto Christ (in the beginning of your walk you will not be sure if He will supply your needs).

If this sounds like to heavy of a price to pay let us look at the rewards:

You can be sure that no matter the family and friends who reject you Christ will bring to you a Christian communion that will be closer than any maternal family member or worldly friend.

No matter recession or physical injury or anything that hampers you finances Christ will always make sure you have a comfortable place to live, clothes on your back and food in your belly.

In your hardship it will bring you ever closer to Christ which will expand your love, admiration, trust and friendship with Him, which is the best treasure of them all.

It is not: is it worth giving up everything to become a Christian but rather why in the world would I desire anything but Christ in my life. Joseph a son of Jehovah

  “I didn’t go to religion to make me ‘happy.’ I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.” C. S. Lewis

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah ‘Uzam (The Lord is our Strength in Trouble) for blessing me with Your Divine strength to endure and prosper (yes prosper because the prosperity is in the enlargement of our eternal love affair) during my suffering because of my association with You. I exalt You in the name of He gladly enduring the most horrible suffering for me Jesus Christ. Amen

The gift of love, the gift of joy, the gift of peace, these are the greatest gifts that can be given. They are given in abundance to all those in Christs family by our Heavenly loving  Father. May you be blessed with plentiful opportunities to share these with those around you today.


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Let Us Just Be

follow the river of life

Jesus said to him, “I am the [only] Way [to God] and the [real] Truth and the[real] Life; no one comes to the Father but through Me. John 14:6 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

I see it all the time on the idiot box and on the internet:We see so much hate in this world. Let us just be kind to one another and it will make this hate go away. It is like they foolishly believe that by their will they can conquer satan (which they do not even believe in, which is a huge mistake) and make the world like Shang Gra La. That was a fantasy world and so is their belief.

Although we cannot bring world wide peace, through the Holy Spirit we can bring peace to our families, to our neighborhoods and to ourselves.

The only way in which to receive the blessing of the Holy Spirit is through Jesus Christ.

This infuriates folks because of their selfish manner in which says I will not surrender my will to Christ but rather I will do what I want to. As such, it infuriates society to hate those preaching about the Prince of Peace to the extent of having a flaming desire to extinguish these voices with violence (which is ironic because that is what they are preaching against in the first place) even to the point of death.

“How would telling people to be nice to one another get a man crucified? What government would execute Mister Rodgers or Captain Kangaroo?” — Philip Yancey

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Shalom (The Lord blesses with Peace) for blessing me with Your supreme peace through the Holy Spirit. May I be blessed to be a conduit of this amazing love to those walking in a cold dark world. I give thanks for this blessing and request this blessing in the name of the Prince of Peace Jesus Christ. Amen

May love be in your life, may hope be in your heart and may peace be in your every day walk with Christ.