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A closer walk with our beloved friend.


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Christ Says

                                       

Let each one give [thoughtfully and with purpose] just as he has decided in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver [and delights in the one whose heart is in his gift].2 Corinthians 9:7 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

I see so many that have houses yet rent lockers to shove their stuff in. Yet they are not satisfied in life.

I have seen many who walk all over everyone to get one inch ahead of the other fellow, yet there is no satisfaction in their live.

I see those who freely and generously give of their time, money and heart to the community. They are the most wealthy folks I have ever met.

If given the choice between the material or the spiritual riches, choose the spiritual. It has more satisfaction and lasts and eternity.

“The world says, The more you take, the more you have. Christ says, the more you give, the more you are.” Frederick Buechner

Prayer: Thank you Jeovah El Roi ( “God Who Sees”) for blessing me with bountiful opportunities to become wealthy beyond my wildest dreams. It is the most significant treasure of all and that is love for it is the truest treasure of all. Thank you that You see this adoring child of Yours spread this treasure lavishly upon others and in so doing give glory unto You who deserve it the most. In so doing it enriches both my body and spirit. Oh I give all glory unto You my Love. I exalt Thee in the name of the most loving treasure of all 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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Trust without Reservations.

                                                   

The righteous will live by his faith [in the true God]. Habakkuk 2:4 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

The majority of the Christian walk is by faith. Jehovah starts out with little faith lessons to teach us to have faith in Him. As we progress in our walk with Him He presents us with larger and larger lessons in faith. We eventually reach a state where there is complete trust in Him in every aspect of our lives.

He will not give us everything we request and we may not know the reason why until we get to Heaven but we have faith that it is for our best interest because He loves us.

On the other hand it may not be revealed to us until decades later why our request was denied.

There have been many examples why He did not grant me my request that in retrospect now I praise Him for not giving me my desires because I can see how they would have led to total disaster.

“Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservations.” — Elton Trueblood

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Immeku (The Lord Is With You) for blessing me that You walk with me every day. Thank you for blessing me with the fulfillment of my respectful humble requests unto You so long as they are not detrimental to my physical, spiritual and or mental health. Thank you for not granting me my please when they are destructive to me or those around me. Many times I do not understand why You refuse to grant my request but have faith that it is done because You are an all loving, all wise Father that only does what is best for His cherished child. I give glory to You in the name of He who is the best fulfilled desire for the best big brother in Your holy family 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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Gratitude is Not Only

Know and fully recognize with gratitude that the Lord Himself is God; It is He who has made us, not we ourselves [and we are His]. Psalm 100:3Holy Bible, Amplified Version

Gratitude is described as acknowledgement of having received something good from another.

Yes we are to know that Jehovah made us and not being insulting idiots and believe that we are descended from monkeys. We are to recognize which means we are to have a clear understanding that we are a Divine creation.

To me that fills me with gratitude and meaning.

After all, how many folks go around and wonder why they are here?

I know why I am here. I was created to be blessed with a Divine loving relationship with our Heavenly Father. I am His and He is mine.

In gratitude I am obedient unto His direction in my life. This gives me Divine purpose.

Again, how many folks wonder what their purpose in life is.

I know mine.

It is to serve an amazing King.

For it is by grace [God’s remarkable compassion and favor drawing you to Christ] that you have been saved [actually delivered from judgment and given eternal life] through faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [not through your own effort], but it is the [undeserved, gracious] gift of God; not as a result of [your] works [nor your attempts to keep the Law], so that no one will [be able to] boast or take credit in any way [for his salvation]. For we are His workmanship [His own master work, a work of art], created in Christ Jesus [reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, ready to be used] for good works, which God prepared [for us] beforehand [taking paths which He set], so that we would walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us]. Ephesians 2:8-10 Holy Bible, Amplified Version

This leads me to a virtuous life.

Virtue means a conduct that conforms to an accepted standard of right and wrong.

Whose standard of what is right or wrong will you trust, Jehovahs or the worlds? Look around at the world and see if you want to live that type of life, I certainly do not.

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” — Cicero

Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Bara (The Lord Creator) for creating in my life a heart dedicated to nurturing a loving obedient live dedicated to You. I love You and praise You in the name of my Beloved brother in Your Heavenly family Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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They Begin to Grow.  

You, therefore, will be perfect growing into spiritual maturity both in mind and character, actively integrating godly values into your daily life. Matthew 5:48 Holy  Bible Amplified Version

Growing into spiritual maturity and character and integrating godly values into our lives is an act of worship towards our Heavenly Beloved.

We submit unto His molding us into the children He desires us to be because we trust Him and love Him, which is an act of worship. Because we love Him we desire to be the children He wishes us to be which is another act of worship.

If there is no worship there is no desire to grow or to continue to grow.

There are times when growth is easy but it is in the times when growth is difficult that we show our trust and submissiveness unto Him that that is an act of worship which please Christ.

“It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.”  Calvin Coolidge                       

 Prayer: Thank you Jehovah Kabodhi ( The Lord my Glory ) for growing into the child You desire me to be through my worshiping You the greatest super star of all. I exalt Thee in the name of my best friend whom I adore Jesus Christ. Amen

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


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Must Mean Everything to Us.

Therefore I urge you,brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies [dedicating all of yourselves, set apart] as a living sacrifice, holy and well-pleasing to God, which is your rational (logical, intelligent) act of worship.Romans 12:1 Holy  Bible Amplified Version

Most western Christians have it backwards. They falsely believe that Jesus is here to serve them. They only call on Him when they want something from Him whether it is to solve a problem or whether it is because they want something from Him. When He blesses them with their request they are rude and ungrateful and do not even thank Him.

That is not the Christian life.

The Christian live is to dedicate ones self to Christ in serving Him. His will is to always supersede theirs. We are to lay our desires upon the alter and to completely surrender to their will in their lives. After all we were created to do specific works He has prepared for us to do.

For we are His workmanship [His own master work, a work of art], created in Christ Jesus [reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, ready to be used] for good works, which God prepared [for us] beforehand [taking paths which He set], so that we would walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us]. Ephesians 2:10 Holy  Bible Amplified Version

The Christian motto is to be: Christ first, others second, self last. Joseph a son of Jehovah

When others see our sacrificial works they will become intrigued and ask us why  we live such a life. This will be our greatest testimony and evangelism of all. We are to be a living testimony for Him.

Do not tell me of your Christ, show me Him in your life. Joseph a son of Jehovah

“Christianity must mean everything to us before it can mean anything to others.” — Donald Soper              

Prayer: Thank you Jesus Christ Helech ‘Olam (The Lord our King Forever) my eternal King for the supreme privilege of being Your humble servant. I praise You in Your magnificent name. Amen

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


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The Christian Creed P L O

                                     

 “You will pray to Him, and He will hear you, And you will pay your vows. Job 22:27 Holy Bible Amplified Version

Why do you ask if you do not desire to obey?

So many folks turn to Jehovah to solve their problems. They want Him to tell them what they want to hear, not what they need to hear.

So we will say someone is asking Jehovah for help with their finances and He informs them to stop wasting money buying expensive coffee in coffee shops and they will not only have enough money to pay their bills but will also be able to save some as well. They ignore His advice and then cry because they cannot pay their bills and ask why He has not helped them.

It is plain stupidity.

If you really wish for Jehovah to help in your life you must alter it in the manner in which He guides you or your are wasting your time as well as His.

“We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.” — William Law

Pray We must pray for wisdom in regards to our problem

Listen We must listen to His voice

Obey We must have faith in Him and obey His guidance, even when it does not agree with what our desires are or if it does not make sense to us. Following this method has greatly improved my life in every aspect, mental, physical and spiritual. It will yours as well. I do not promise Jehovah does and He has 100 % success rate.

Prayer: Thank you Jesus Hamelech ( Jesus my Lord King ) for the wonderful privileged of obeying my Kings instructions because I know You love me and only want the best for me. I exalt You in Your magnificent name. Amen.

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


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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.