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One Whose Heart Breaks

REPENT OR ELSE

When I live in the high and holy place with those whose spirits are contrite and humble. I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts. Isaiah 57:15 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

A contrite heart means one whose heart breaks when they sin.

Now do you notice that Jehovah lives in a high and holy place?

That can only mean Heaven.

Do you notice that those with a contrite heart live there with Him?

When we are naughty and then repent (which means we admit what we did, admit it was wrong, apologize for it, ask for forgiveness and make restitution where possible) then Jehovah takes our spirits up to Heaven to be with Him, if only for the moment of when we repent. I believe this is a sign from our loving Heavenly Father that our sins are truly forgiven.

The Holy Spirit instills in us all that which is right and that which is wrong. We receive the proper rewards for the decisions we make. Joseph a son of Jehovah.

See how He says He will revive those of a repentant heart.

I know from my experience I felt crushed with remorse, weak and feeble. After repentance my heart felt as if a heavy burden had been lifted from it and danced with joy and gratitude for the forgiveness that was blessed upon me by my Heavenly Father (even when those that we offended were not so generous nor forgiving).

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Elohay Selichot (God Of Forgiveness) for blessing me with Your gracious forgiveness. Please bless my heart to be as forgiving unto the repentant as You are towards me when I repent. I sincerely give thanks and request this in the name of He whose blood made it all possible 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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Have You Ever Worked For

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Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Colossians 3:23Holy Bible, New Living Translation Version

Have you ever worked for the nit pickers before?

Nit picker are those that no matter how good your work is they can always find something wrong with it. They take all the steam out of your desire to excel at what you are doing. This is a real tragedy when the nit pickers are parents.

It takes a lot of work and therapy to get over their poison they inject into their childrens impressionable minds.

Teachers can have the same short term affect.

When I do work I like to step back and ask my Heavenly Father if He is pleased with what has been done.

Most times He is and there is a warm feeling of satisfaction flowing through me.

When He isn’t there is no scolding. He just redirects my effort and then I step back and marvel at what we have accomplished and gratefully thank Him. There has been numerous times when He guides me to do something that I have no desire to do but do it with great gusto to please Him, which gives immeasurable pleasure to me.                                   

Most times when the project is completed I see what He was doing and the finished project looks fantastic even though it looked stupid and was laughed at by others or looked ugly but was beautiful when completed.

Sometimes we will not see the purpose of His task until we enter our Heavenly home. That is okay though because we take satisfaction in knowing what we did pleased our Heavenly King in the here and now.

Work for Jehovah, not man. It is appreciated so much more. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Helech ‘Olam (The Lord our King Forever) for the esteem of being Your humble, obedient, loyal servant. It is the greatest delight that can be offered to me. I exalt You in the name of the King of Kings 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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Your Communication Will Be

GUARD YOUR INPUT

 The end and culmination of all things is near. Therefore, be sound-minded and self-controlled for the purpose of prayer [staying balanced and focused on the things of God so that your communication will be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Him.]1 Peter 4:7 Holy Bible Amplified Version           

How can you be sound minded if you are watching unsound garbage which passes for entertainment on TV or in the movies                                                        

How can you be sound minded with the rubbish they call music screaming in your ears with its enticing you to live a life that is filthy in Jehovahs eyes?

Garbage in , garbage out. If you listen to this garbage it will pollute your mind to emulate this rubbish. 

Is it not better to listen to music that praises our Beloved Heavenly Father.

How can you be self controlled if you have no control over your mind? When you watch this trash that passes for entertainment on TV and in the movies, it will draw you into that lifestyle like a alluring siren tried to lure that ship to destruction in a Greek mythology tale of Jason and the Argonauts .

Is it not better to mediate on the Bible and a relationship with Jehovah? Why not watch programs that are Christian like on Dove Channel or purflix.

How can your mind be focused on Jehovah while being clouded with the filth of the world?

Personally, many times I find satan filling my mind with drawing it away from talking with Jehovah with stupid things like thinking about what to have for a meal or what the weather is. He will do anything to interfere with our loving conversation with our cherished Heavenly Father. This is why we need to practice concentrating and being close with Jehovah so when satan tries this we just tell him to shove off. Do not think he will leave, he will be a pest all through out your prayer time. This is good because it shows you are getting close with Jehovah which is what satan hates the most.

The only way for our communication to be clear, reasonable, specific and pleasing to Jehovah is if we are using the language in which He speaks. If He does not speak the devils language why do you think He would listen to yours? Joseph a son of Jehovah

 Prayer: Please Jehovah El Shama (God who hears) bless me to always speak Your language not just to You but to those I come in contact with every day. I sincerely request this in the name of He who speaks the most eloquently of them all Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Upon All Who Love Our

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 May God’s grace be eternally upon all who love our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 6:24 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

Grace is defined as love and mercy.

Yes it is an exclusive offer. It is only available to members.

Who are those members?

Those members are those who are Christs servants.

Why would Jehovah bless someone with love that hates both Him and His children?

Why would Jehovah show mercy to those who brutalize, murder and abuse His children?

No, they are not free to indulge in this gift. Their gift is Jehovahs terrible justice.

Now, just as Jehovah blesses us with mercy we are to be merciful to those who are repentant. We need Jehovahs guidance to me merciful to those He deems worthy of mercy.

Just as Jehovah showers us with love we are to emulate Him and shower those with love that He guides us to be loving with. Our knowledge and intuition is limited and faulty. That is why we require His guidance to those He deems worthy.

“Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live.” Jackie Windspear

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah GELAH RAZ ( the God of the Revealer of Mysteries) for revealing to me the mystery of how to live a graceful life. It is a wonderful life to live. I exalt You in the name of the most graceful of them all Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Don’t Waste Your Breath

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Don’t waste your breath on fools, for they will despise the wisest advice. Proverbs 23:9 Holy Bible, New Living Translation Version

Have you ever tried talking with fools?

They are stubborn, stupid and arrogant.

They are stubborn. You can take them through it bit by bit and they agree with you all along the way. Then you ask them if they agree with what you are saying at the end of the conversation and they laugh at you like you are a fool and they are so much smarter than you. When they refuse to listen and go their own way which ends in disaster it is everybody’s fault but their own.

They are stupid. They know from experience that what they are doing is going to end in disaster but stupidly believe the outcome this time will end differently, which it does not. It ends in disaster. When the inevitable disaster occurs again they blame everybody but themselves. They are arrogant. They believe they are right and everybody that disagrees with them is wrong. They will not allow the facts to get in the way.

So many times I see this in seniors and stand there and shake my head and wonder how they have managed to live this long. When you sit down and talk with them they will admit that most of their problems and disasters in their lives have been because they are stubborn. I hear some uneducated idiots tell me that they are that way because they are old and set in their ways. In reality they have been like that all their lives. I try to talk with them (fools) but if they refuse to listen I just walk away, not wanting to see the disastrous results.

Just ask any policeman or woman how many disasters they have encountered because of stupidity and stubbornness. Indeed there was a recent incident where a road was blocked of because of flooding. A woman refused to obey and went around the sign. Her car was swept into the river and she lost her son because of her arrogance and stupidity. 

The same goes through for any nurse in Emergency Ward.

I speak, you do not listen, why should I speak any more? Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Please Jehovah Rabbi (God my teacher) bless me to always listen and obey Your wise voice. I know that doing so will avoid a lot of trouble, agony and hardship. I ask this in the name of He who was always obedient unto Your voice 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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I Wanna Know so I can Do.

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 Commit yourself to instruction; listen carefully to words of knowledge. Proverbs 23:12 Holy Bible, New Living Translation Version

 I wanna know so I can do as my Heavenly King desires. Because I love Jesus so much I have a deep desire to know what He wishes for me to do.

We need to daily commit to seeking out the best instruction for our lives.

And, of course, the best instruction manual is The Holy Bible.

There are other resources such as on line daily devotionals like Our Daily Bread. For those who prefer to listen rather than read a fantastic resource is https://www.sermonaudio.com/main.asp Both are great.

When we dedicate ourselves to asking for instructions for the coming day with commitment to obeying the instructions given, we will find that Jehovah guides us along on our day even though many times it does not feel as if He is there.

Then, there is the big picture in which Jehovah moulds our personality which takes decades. Being a little slow at catching on at times (we all are) it means there are occasions when the information must be digested a little at a time.

As well, there is a slow process for us to serve Jesus’ big purpose.

This may take years and involve many baby steps along the way.

I love to learn but sometimes it is difficult to put that knowledge into practice. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jesus Rabbi (God our Teacher) for the distinction of being one of Your disciples. I love to sit and listen and learn from the Holy Spirit whom You have sent to instruct me in the proper manner in which to be a revered servant of Yours. I applaud You for this favour in Your holy name. Amen

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


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More Loudly Than Your Lips.

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 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus Colossians 3:17 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

There is an old saying: walk the walk before you talk the talk. I whole heartedly believe in this.

We are to walk like Christ did so as to shine His light into a dark world. Let our light be like a like that attracts the bugs at night to a street light. The difference is that our light guides others to Christ and then to Heaven.

It was the method I unknowingly used when a teacher (I say unknowingly because I just behaved as a Christian naturally and that stood out from the other teachers. When my children asked why I was different then I shared Jesus with them. Most were not interested but some were. Even if I bring one to Christ that is a great harvest to Him) with success every semester.

At the same time before we follow anyone claiming to be from Christ it is best to step back and watch their behavior. If it does not jive with Christ run away for they are of the deceiver and his name is satan.

May your life preach more loudly than your lips. Ellery Channing

Prayer: Please Jehovah RAB (The Lord my Nourisher) bless me with Your spiritual nourishment to enable me to live a life that nourishes those around me with Your Divine love. Please use this action to encourage others to come into Your Holy family. I meekly request this in the name of He who led twelve that set the world on fire Jesus Christ. Amen

May Gods sunshine always bless you with brightening your day with His love, joy and peace. Joseph a son of Jehovah