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Blessed is Any Weight


Cast your burden on the Lord [release it] and He will sustain and uphold you;
He will never allow the righteous to be shaken (slip, fall, fail). Psalm 55:22
Holy Bible, Amplified Version

“Blessed is any weight, however overwhelming, which God has been so good as to fasten with His own hand upon our shoulders.” — F. W.Faber

Now why in the world wold any weight be considered a blessing?

How many folks forget all about Jehovah during the good times but go a running to Him during the bad ones?

I believe the weight that endures over a sustained amount of time is the best.

The reason?

Those who are shallow in their relationship with Christ will quickly fall away when they do not receive instant relief. They will go to worldly councilors which is little if any use to them. They will cry out to their government to save them and the government shall be unable to assist them.

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, But we will remember and trust in the name of the Lord our God. They have bowed down and fallen, But we have risen and stood upright. Psalm 20: 7-8 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

Those whose hearts are open to Jehovah will experience the blessing of His hand in their experience and their faith (which means trust) will grow. So too, will their respect, love and admiration towards our loving Father in Heaven.

It is in our hard times that we grow the most and come the closest unto Jehovah. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah ‘Uzam (The Lord is our Strength in Trouble) for blessing me with the strength to continue on through the trial and tribulations, sorrows and snares that come my way. Thank you that You walk through them with me. I praise You in the name of the greatest source of strength of all Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Like a Rose Blooming In.


The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and the One who rescues me; My God, my rock and strength in whom I trust and take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower—my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

One time while camping in the desert the winds picked up so bad I had to cup my hands over my face or else I would have been smothered to death.

That is what it is like sometimes when the world comes howling at us with TV, movies, music and society all screaming that sin is good and righteousness is foolishness.

That is when we need the Holy Spirit to come and wrap Himself around us and assure us we are walking the right walk.

In the morning there was huge red butes that when the sun rose they looked like giant fingers slowly moving to clamp onto my and squeeze me to death (or so it seemed).

So too can it seem as if there are pressures from the world to conform to their wickedness or they will destroy us in rage.

That is when we need the Holy Spirit to come plants the sweetness of Christs love for us with in our hearts and bloom like the most beautiful flower with in us.

One time while hiking along a trail by the ocean I decided to climb into a cave in a huge rock. Little did I realize that the high tide came all half way up that rock. That night a storm broke out and the waves reached the lip of the cave but never entered in.

So too is Christ there for us to take shelter in during the storms in our lives.

You will never find Jesus so precious as when the world is one vast howling wilderness. Then he is like a rose blooming in the midst of the desolation, a rock rising above the storm.” — Robert Murray M’Cheyne

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Sel’i (The Lord is my Rock) for blessing me with Your firm foundation and sanctuary during the raging storms in my life. Thank you that through this my faith and gratitude for You has blossomed into a beautiful creation of which You are well pleased. I praise You in the name of the most beautiful gardener of all Jesus Christ. Amen.

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


I am More Afraid Of.


Their eye bulges from fatness [they have more than the heart desires]; The imaginations of their mind run riot [with foolishness]. Psalm 73:7 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

In each of us dwells the flesh.

We need the assistance of the Holy Spirit to keep it under control.

There is no one who ever goes a day without sinful thoughts.

How many men (married or single) do not look at a woman with lust?

How many women do not have envy in their hearts for those who are not more beautiful than they or have a better outfit than them?

The list is endless.

It is when we dwell upon fleshly desires that they take root and the root desires the thought to take action.

That is why we need the Holy Spirit to make us aware of these thoughts and how wrong they are. That is why we need the Holy Spirit to guide our thoughts away from the world and towards Christ.

I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self.” Martin Luther

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Tsidkenu (The Lord is Righteousness) for blessing me that You guard my heart diligently and protect me from myself for I am weak and simple minded compared to Your magnificent wisdom. I exalt Thee in the name of the strongest of them all Jesus Christ. Amen.

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



Keep the Ground Clear Of.


Teach me Your way, O Lord, And lead me on a level path. Psalm 27:11 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

We need the Holy spirit to teach us daily the difference between good and evil.

Do not foolishly be conned into believing that just because you have been reading the Holy Bible for decades that there is nothing more it can teach you.

We need it to convict us when the seeds of evil slowly creep in without our noticing it.

Have you ever seen a dandelion seed?

It is so tiny but when it takes root it is almost impossible to get rid of. So too it can be with sin.

We must in prayer and devoting ourselves to daily Bible reading keep the weeds from taking hold of the garden in our hearts. Just as it takes a lot of work to keep the flower garden clean so too does it take a lot of work to keep our hearts clean. We do that in conjunction with the Holy Spirit. Without Him all is lost.

“Unless we know the difference between flowers and weeds, we are not fit to take care of a garden. It is not enough to have truth planted in our minds. We must learn and labor to keep the ground clear of thorns and briars, follies and perversities, which have a wicked propensity to choke the word of life.” — Clyde Francis Lytle

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Bara (The Lord Creator) for blessing me with Your constant weeding in the garden of my heart to keep out the destructive weeds while nurturing Your Divine love in the flowers You have planted with in. I extol Thee in the name of the most awesome Gardener Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Create Something That Is


You send out Your Spirit, they are created. Psalm 104:30 Holy Bible Amplified Version

It has been in chaos that Jehovah has done the best work in my life. Because out of the chaos I did not know if my butt was up or down. I had no one to turn to for help.

Well, except where I should have gone in the first place.

And, that of course, is to He who does amazing things in chaos Jehovah, the creator.

Sometimes, when I was a teacher, I would make up a lesson plan for a class that was sure going to be easy to teach. It was total disaster and complete chaos. At break time I would go out into the stair well, get on my knees and pray my heart out. During the next part of the class I felt the Holy Spirit moving me and the class turned out fantastic, better than expected with my lesson.

“There is no situation so chaotic that God cannot from that situation, create something that is surpassingly good. He did it at the creation. He did it at the cross. He is doing it today.” — Handley C. G. Moule

If your life is in chaos go to the one who created amazing things out of chaos, listen to Him, trust Him and obey Him. Watch the amazing things He will create out of your chaos. I speak from a lot of experience.

Prayer: Thank You Jehovah Mephalti (The Lord my Deliverer) for blessing me with Thy divine deliverance through every chaotic experience I have endured and for teaching me through that experience. I extol Thee in the name of He who made sense of salvation Jesus Christ. Amen.

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



Than You Thought.


For You meet him with blessings of good things. Psalm 21:3 Holy Bible New King James Version

There is an ad on TV that says:” You are richer that you thought.”

Truer words have never been said.

Every day make a list of all the blessings

Jehovah has blessed you with both big and small. Reflect on them at the end of the day and thank Jehovah for them (thank Him as He blesses us through out the day as well). It is a great way to get to sleep. At the end of the month read your listings and you will be surprised at just how wealthy you are.

One of the by products of this is just how much more of a positive attitude you have and how diminished your problems have become and how little of a Negative Nellie you are and how much of a Positive Pete you are.

“The poor man thought, “If I had a penny for every time I knew the Lord blessed me I would be a millionaire.” Then he continued, “But if I had a penny for evertime the Lord actually blessed me, I would be the richest man in the world…and I believe I already am.”” — Bob Smith

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for abundantly supplying all my daily needs both spiritual and physical. I praise You in the name of my Savior whom I need so very much Jesus Christ. Amen.

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



He is All You Need.


Delight yourself in the Lord, And He will give you the desires and petitions of your heart. Psalm 37:4 Holy Bible Amplified Version

The desires of your heart is different from the desires of the flesh.

The flesh desires fleshly things which is unfulfilling and temporary. Your new mobile phone cannot love you anymore than your new car or house. Your children and friends will disappoint you and will in time leave you. Your desire for self gratification is like a drug that addicts you and leaves you feeling empty and unloved.

The desires of the heart are for the spiritual blessings that can only be satisfied by nurturing a loving relationship with Jehovah. As such our petitions are for more and more of a deeper loving relationship with Him which He joyously abundantly supplies beyond our wildest imaginations.

When you have nothing left but Jehovah, you will discover He is all you need. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Jireh ( God provides ) for daily providing me with all the physical needs of the day and thank you thank you for abundantly blessing me with the most loving relationship there could ever be, the one with You. I exhalation to You in the name of my Beloved best friend Jesus Christ. Amen.

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