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The Longer You Delay.

DEPEND UPON THE LIVING WATERS

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its lusts and passions. Romans 6:12 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Being a gardener I know full well that when a tree see becomes a twig you pull it out immediately. Otherwise, with some tree’s it is almost impossible to remove.

So too it is with sin.

The longer you dwell in the sewer of sin, the more it seeps into the pours of your body and spirit. This is a slow physical and spiritual death.

Now some say I will sin when I am young and sow me wild seeds. Then, I will repent when I get older. They are living a fools dream. I have witnessed a small seed not only germinate in a soul but also this leads to others sins and more and more sins until it completely consumes the man or woman. Just listen to a drug addict and most will share with you how it started out small and was fun. Then it became a cruel slave master. The slave master brought with him other slave masters who were just as unmerciful (more addictions). It becomes a living Hell. It amazes me that most drug addicts prefer this Hell rather than become clean (which is why all the free drug clinics are useless unless the addicted want help).

Almost all of my habitual sins began small and over time became deep rooted in my per sona. It took some serious and painful burning off of the dross by the Holy Spirit to cleanse me of them. We need to be constantly attentive to the Holy Spirits guidance in our lives to avoid these destructive temptations every day.

There are still a few that Jehovah allows to keep me humble and keep me reliant upon Him instead of myself.

“The longer you delay, the more your sin gets strength and rooting. If you cannot bend a twig, how will you be able to bend it when it is a tree?” — Richard Baxter

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Mephalti (The Lord my Deliverer) for sending the Holy Spirit to help deliver me from poisonous sins which will destroy the Holy Spirit with in me if they are permitted to take root. I praise You in the name of He who yanked out the worlds sins with His blood Jesus Christ. Amen.

Wishing you a house full of sunshine, hearts full of cheer and love that grows deeper each day of the year. Welsh blessing


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Knowing That God Has

REPENT OR ELSE

All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin which does not [involve] death [that may be repented of and forgiven]. 1 John 5:17 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

There is no conning Jehovah. Saying you are sorry just so you do not face the consequences of your wrong doing means nothing to Him. You are just trying to manipulate Him without addressing the wrong doing. It is insulting and disrespectful.

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

When with a sincere heart we humble ourselves before Him and repent of the wrong doing, we are forgiven.

Now repent means we admit what we did, admit it was wrong, apologize for it and stop doing it. Therefore Jehovah will guide us (through the Holy Spirit) in the proper manner and time to repent to those we have done wrong to( Especially, those which belong unto His family. He takes that sin very personal.

When Saul encountered Christ on the road to Damascus Jesus asked Saul why he was persecuting Him, not His followers, which means Christ takes it personally). Sometimes we cannot reconcile with the injured party because it is beyond our means (maybe they have died) but when we repent with pure motives He is quick to forgive the deed.

When we have committed a sin against Jehovah, the Holy Spirit will guide us in the way in which to reconcile with Jehovah.

There is no forgiveness without repentance. Joseph a son of Jehovah

When we have truly repented of our sins, Jehovah is quick to forgive us.

”There is no greater state than to get up from your knees knowing that God has forgiven every sin you’ve ever committed.” ―R.C. Sproul

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Elohay Selichot (God Of Forgiveness) for the blessing of Your Divine loving graciousness of forgiving me when I have repented of committing offences against either or You or others. It blesses me not only with peace of mind but with the assurance of our continuing eternal love affair. I praise You in the name of He who shed His blood so my sins could be forgiven 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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Begin with Me.

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 My people, who are called by My Name, humble themselves, and pray and seek (crave, require as a necessity) My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear [them] from heaven, and forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 The Holy Bible Amplified Version  

This is the sequence of seeking reconciliation with with Jehovah.   

First you must humble yourself before Jehovah. Do not attempt to speak with Him as an equal or as if you are superior but rather as a repentant naughty child

Then you must have a deep remorse for your sins as a child who was naughty and has brought great grief unto the relative they love so much (I say relative because many do not have loving parents but everyone has a relative they have a deep loving relationship with). This must be done to continue with a desire improve our deep loving relationship with our Heavenly Father.

Finally we must turn from our wicked ways less they destroy this most important of all loving relationship.                

All wickedness has selfishness at its core. Joseph a son of Jehovah                   

We must turn from me first to Jehovah first. Then Jehovah will listen to our prayers. Then Our sins will be forgiven. Then our spirit will be healed first above all others.

“Lord revive Your church and begin with me.” — Chinese Christian

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Go’el (The Lord is my Redeemer) for redeeming my body, spirit and mind when I sincerely repent unto You. I exalt You in the name of He whose cherished blood made this all possible 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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Prayer Must Be

A PRAYING MAN        

 

Prayer is the communion of the regenerated soul with its Divine Parent.

Prayer is God’s own instituted means of obtaining blessings from Him, the Fountain of life.

Prayer must be sincere—we must really be desirous to obtain the blessings we ask.

Prayer must be holy—for if we “regard iniquity in our heart, the Lord will not hear us.”

Prayer must be pious—seeking to obtain blessings, not for our own gratification merely—but for God’s glory. Prayer is a relief and comfort to the troubled soul. Prayer must be importunate—for it is the effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man, that prevails.

Prayer must be submissive—asking only for what it is God’s will to bestow. Prayer must be in love— love for our Heavenly Father and prayer for our fellow man, whether they be in Jehovahs Divine family or not. Prayer must be reverent—for our God is a consuming fire.

Prayer must be humble—for we are base, and sinful, and unworthy to lift up our eyes to heaven.

Prayer must be persevering—for men ought always to pray, and not to faint.

Prayer must be particular—for generalities mean little or nothing.

Prayer must be universal—entering into everything, all the concerns of life, all the means of grace.

Prayer must be of all kinds—social, domestic, private, spontaneous but never ritualized for that is a stench and insult to our Heavenly Beloved. Prayer must be grateful—abounding in thanksgiving.

Prayer must be expectant—waiting and watching for answers.

Prayer must be believing—we must ask in faith. Prayer must be consistent with the Word of God —we may ask for everything God has promised.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Immanuel (God is with us) for the ultimate treasure, the Your loving gift of communion with You through prayer. It is a precious jewel that I carry close to me, not just in our morning and evening conversations but those which we share throughout the day. I praise You in the name of He with whom I deeply desire to walk with and talk with every day Jesus Christ, my best friend. 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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Being Confident In

                                          

I am convinced and confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will [continue to] perfect and complete it until the day of Christ Jesus [the time of His return]. Philippians 1:6 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

We all have pride when we are walking in the world. It takes time to destroy it, to be replaced by humbleness and gratitude.

We are humble because we do not need to impress anybody.

We are confident in who we are in Christ.

Our hearts are filled with gratitude because of the victories Christ has accomplished in our lives and for the help He amply, daily provides us in living so as to glorify Him in our words and deeds instead of glorifying ourselves.

Pride is fear. Fear of what others think of you instead of being confident in whom you are in Christ. Joseph- Anthony: Green

Prayer: Glory, glory, glory excelias unto You and You alone Jehovah Abba (God our Father)for blessing me with the supreme privilege of being Your loving child.

I am not concerned with the superficial praise of others because it cannot compare with the amazing confidence there is in being Your holy child.

I glorify You in the name of my excellent big brother 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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Because He Is

And whoever gives to one of these little ones [these who are humble in rank or influence] even a cup of cold water to drink because he is my disciple, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.” Matthew 10:42 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

Do you notice that Christ says “because He is my disciple.”

He is not saying to give it to anyone nor everyone.

So many use this verse as a stepping stone for evangelizing to the unsaved which is wrong.

We see these scam artists using this to con folks into giving them money so they can help the poor children in say Africa. They give pennies on the dollar while pigging out on luxurious salaries for themselves.

Indeed when you give to help those people you are doing more harm than good. Because they are getting free food they have no incentive to work or practice birth control. The local farmers suffer because no one will purchase their produce which drives them into bankruptcy.

Now we are to help wisely by helping them start their own business and supporting it. By working to convince them to use birth control and supplying it to them.

As well, those that give of their time and or money, believing they are serving Christ are wrong. As Christians it is our duty to share the Gospel first.

If the people are receptive then we help, if not then move on.

It may seem cruel but why waste your time and resources on those who are not interested in their spiritual life when those who are will not have their needs met.

I have seen this numerous times in many years of missionary work. The only reason the folks come to the Bible meetings is to receive free food with no intention of coming to Christ. They walk away laughing at the naive Christians.

Prayer: Please Jehovah Rohi ( Jesus is our Divine Shepherd ) bless this little sheep of Your that You guide me where my resources will be used providentially to expand Your kingdom and to help those whom You deem worthy of assistance.

I humbly request this in the name of He who helped the truly needy 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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People Who Don’t Commit

                                                                              

Commit your way to the Lord; Trust in Him also and He will do it. Psalm 37:5 Holy Bible Amplified Version

There are too many marshmallow Christians and not enough refined Christians.

How much of your life do you commit unto Christ?

Before you get out of bed in the morning do you pray and commit yourself to do Jehovah’s will during the day?

Do you commit to love Him by loving others (covertly so as to bring glory to Jehovah and not to you)?

Do you commit to asking and obeying Jehovahs choice for a new vehicle?

Do you commit to asking and obeying where Jehovah desires you to give your one tenth to?

Do you commit to asking and obeying His advice in any and all disputes (believe me, it prevents a lot of disasters) ?

Personally speaking I do not make a move without taking it to my Heavenly Father first for His Divine wise advice. Then, no matter how difficult I follow His instructions. Of course, there are times when I behave independently and boy do I pay for it in disasters of my own making.

People who don’t commit their whole heart to God, will not love Him at all, since their wickedness will overtake their personal thoughts and actions, which contradicts God’s lifestyle, Works, Ethics, and Word.” ~ Jon Barnes

Prayer: It is the greatest honour Jesus Helech ‘Olam (The Lord our King Forever) to be Your obedient humble servant and I thank you for this glory in Your majestic name. Amen.

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