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Even He Takes a Day Off

HIS REST

 For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. Hebrews 4:10 Holy Bible, New Living Translation

Jehovah did not need to rest after completing creating the universe. Like every good father, He leads by example. So, if it was important enough for Jehovah to rest, do you not believe, it was important enough for you to rest?

As well, He gave Himself certain tasks to be completed each day of creation. When the task was completed, He rested. Do you not believe that you should allow Him to dictate how much work you are going to complete in a day rather that your boss or yourself?

Jehovah is a busy God. He is holding the universe together, helping His children and preparing a Heavenly home for us. Yet, even He takes a day off to rest (to lead by example the need for rest, not that He needs one). Joseph a son of Jehovah                     

Are we too busy to take a rest?

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Reliqua autem Deus (God of rest) for blessing me with a special day to rest. It refreshes my body, mind and spirit. I praise You in the name of He whom I love to share that day of rest with 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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Boy What an Answer.

DELIVERANCE COMES FROM THE LORD

This morning has begun early, waking up at one a.m. After suffering through a night of night sweats and weird dreams. I am suffering from withdrawal symptoms from cigarettes. I thanked my Beloved for them because I knew that these must occur when the poison is being eliminated from the body, having confidence that this time He will help see me through this to a successful conclusion. The very first morning devotional had these verses in them Psalm 46:10 (New International Version)
He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

Isaiah 43:2 (VOICE)
When you face stormy seas I will be there with you with endurance and calm; you will not be engulfed in raging rivers. If it seems like you’re walking through fire with flames licking at your limbs, keep going; you won’t be burned.

Psalm 62:5-6 New Living Testament)
Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will not be shaken.

Psalm 34:17-18 New Living Testament)
The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

Psalm 73:26 (New Living Testament)
My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever.

Isaiah 41:1 MSG)
Don’t panic. I’m with you. There’s no need to fear for I’m your God. I’ll give you strength. I’ll help you. I’ll hold you steady, keep a firm grip on you.

Exodus 33:14 (New Iinternational Version)
The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

Deuteronomy 31:8 (New Living Testament)
Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you.

Joshua 1:9 (New Living Testament)
This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.

Ephesians 3:16-17 (New Living Testament)
I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.

John 14:16-17 (NKJV)
And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever— the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.

Psalm 5:3 (New International Version)
In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

Psalm 63:8 (VOICE)
My soul clings to You; Your right hand reaches down and holds me up.

Romans 8:38-39 (New Living Testament)
And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. Boy what an answer He gave me. Prayer: Thank you my Beloved Jehovah-Mephalti (The Lord my Deliverer) for blessing me with these encouraging words that delivers me from the temptations endured during this difficult time. I exalt You in the name of He who delivers us all from sin 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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Do Not Take Too Much Hay

                                                          

One hand full of rest and patience is better than two fists full of labor and chasing after the wind. Ecclesiastes 4:6 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

I have seen far too many work themselves into self destruction. They never have enough. It is like trying to catch the wind, it is impossible. They work overtime every opportunity they can get just so they can buy that new car or go on that great cruise. If you have a family they are the ones that suffer because of your absence. You will lose in the long run as well. Because you neglected your children when they were young, when you get old and need help they will neglect you.

Could this be the reason there is so much road rage on the highways today?

You also lose with your mental and physical health. You will have nervous breakdowns, you will have insomnia, you will develop ulcers, you will develop heart problems. Then what good does all that money do you?

Live a simple life and take time to be with your family and with your Heavenly Father. It is much more beneficial to you.

Do not take too much hay in your pitchfork (do not take on too much work).

  Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Shalom (The Lord blesses with Peace) that You bless me with peace when I rest in Your presence both in my daily life and during that one special day we commune together. I exalt Thee in the name of the Prince of Peace 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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The Perfect Rest Spot

The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14 New International Version.

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The rest Jehovah is referring to here is not a get away like going on vacation to a hotel resort or cabin in the woods.

Rather it is referring to having rest in His sanctuary.

This of course is spiritual rather than physical.

The way we do this is to have confidence like a child does their trusted loved one that when they are hurt or afraid they call out to them and they reassure them and protect them.

There was one time when I was trying to meditate upon scripture when there was a lot of noise all around me and there was frustration rather than rest.

I called out to my Beloved and a deep feeling of peace and rest encompassed me allowing me to continue.

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Shalom for the sanity saving peace You so generously encompass me with when the devil attempts to attack me and separate us during our special time and any time to cause us to lose our temper and shame Your name. I in great adulation praise You for this in the name of He who was tempted just like us and overcame Jesus Christ. Amen

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