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A closer walk with our beloved friend.


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You do so at Your Own Risk.

                                    

He who turns his ear away from listening to the law [of God and man], Even his prayer is repulsive [to God]. Proverbs 28:9 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Have you ever felt Jehovah was speaking to you about something in your life and then you ignore Him?

You do so at your own risk.

When Jehovah speaks with us about something that requires attention it is for our own good.

If you ignore His advice you with eventually suffer the consequences for it. Then when you go cry babying unto Him, He will ignore your prayers. They smell like a bad fart to Him. He is disgusted with you because you refuse to listen to Him.

Now when you finally smarten up and obey Him, He forgives you.

It is always difficult to obey Him especially when it is something deep seated in our minds.

Many times it will take good Christian counselling to even get to admit we have the problem.

Once we accept the problem then it is up to us to try to resolve it. We can get all the counselling in the world but if we do nothing to try to resolve it, the counselling is useless.

Sometimes the problem is too big for us to handle.

That is when we go unto the Holy Spirit and sincerely, respectfully ask for His help. Then and only then will the issue be resolved.

I have gone through both sides of it and can tell you it is very difficult but rewarding.

One of them for example was independence, which most of us suffer from. It took many years before that was finally destroyed and expelled from my mind and heart. Sometimes it took my own effort, sometimes it took the assistance from the Holy Spirit. I rejoice over that every day.

“When God turns away from us because of selfishness, it is not rejection. Rather, it is an invitation to follow Him to a place we would rather not go.” — Brennan Manning

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Emet (God of truth) for gracefully educating me about the ruinous dispositions with in my soul. Thank you for the assistance You overwhelmingly provide me with to conquer these weaknesses. I exalt Thee in the name of He who has overcome the world Jesus Christ. 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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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


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So Too It Is With Us.

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For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver Psalm 66:10 New International Version

I once wrote an article about how Jehovah must remove the dross from us before He can use us. When silver or gold is put in the furnace the dross is the junk that is removed to make the silver or gold pure.

So Too It Is With Us.

Take away the dross from silver, And it will go to the silversmith for jewelry. Proverbs 25:4 New King James Version

It is in our afflictions that Jehovah removes the dross from our lives.

The dross is destructive habits like stubbornness, independence, spitefulness, an unforgiving heart or an unrepentant heart and arrogance”

For me it was a two year ordeal that was the most trying and excruciating time of my life.

Even though I thought He had deserted me upon reflection I see He was walking right there with me through it. When the process was completed I thanked the Lord and thank Him every morning for being such a wonderful refiner of my spirit.

Then He began to use me in wonderful ways which also blessed me with a deeper understanding, respect and love for Him.

The refiner is never very far from the mouth of the furnace when His gold is in the fire.” — Charles H. Spurgeon

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Artificis (God our master creator) for blessing me with being the most skilled craftsman there ever was, is and will be in burning off the destructive dross and refining me into an obedient child for You to use in Your divine plans. I praise you in the name of the one is the best at creating useful servants Jesus Christ. Amen.

May the sunshine of Jesus sweet love bless you today and every day