“The Lord your God is in your midst, A Warrior who saves. He will rejoice over you with joy; He will be quiet in His love [making no mention of your past sins], He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. Zephaniah 3:17 AMP The Lord is in our midst. No matter where we […]
Proverbs 27:1 “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.” Seasons of suffering have a way of teaching us things we did not formerly know. One day we make our plans, and the next day our plans come crashing down in a heap on the floor. Why? Well […]
Rom 12:2 “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.”
In my life, I’ve found that knowing God’s will can be tricky. My flesh tends to get in the way! The truth is, it’s not that difficult at all. Of course, the Bible doesn’t have your specific name in it with the perfect job, spouse, city, etc. that you are supposed to choose, but in those cases, it’s fairly obvious what is not the will of God.
Bro Christo taught on some very specific things we can know about God’s will. If we apply these things to our lives, it’s a lot easier.
His first point was, “The will of God comes with a promise. If God wants you to do something, there is a promise attached.”
1 John 2:17 “And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.”
Heb 10:36 “For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.”
If you do God’s will, you receive eternal life. That is one of the promises.
Source: Knowing the Will of God
Mat 28:6-7 “He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. 7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.”
Phil 3:10 “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;”
Without the resurrection, there is no hope.
Recently, Pastor Anthony preached about the resurrection of Jesus Christ. To be honest, as a practicing Christian, I don’t wonder whether or not this event really happened. My study and personal experience with God have made it easy to believe. He is God after all. Isn’t God supposed to be able to do whatever He wants? Including rise from the dead?
However, of course, not everyone finds it easy to believe. In fact, many dispute the resurrection. My goal isn’t to argue. That tends to be a waste of time. People who argue don’t really want to believe even if you can prove it to them. On the other hand, addressing this issue is good in that it helps answer people with honest questions.
Source: The Power of His Resurrection
When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished,” and He bowed his head and gave up His spirit. John 19:30 “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” John 15:13 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only […]
“Then he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me.” A single stream of silver light shone upon Him. giving a faint glimmer of hope to the man, Jesus. This was the culmination of a lifetime of doing His Father’s work. He knew the result. He […]
“For the time past of our life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same excess of riot, speaking evil of you:” – 1 […]
Here are five observations from an incident in the life of a leper whom Jesus healed : 1. We must acknowledge we have a need. A lowly leper falls at Jesus’ feet and beseeches Him, “Lord, you can make me clean.” Of all the people Jesus could have helped, He chose the one […]
Originally posted by Jonas Ramos
“Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but the one who stands firm to the end will be save”. Matthew 24:12-13
The prophecy of Matthew 24:12 makes SUPER clear that at the end of time most Christians will become like an iceberg gospel: a mass of ice walking, without expression, cold and totally INDIFFERENT to the love of God.
Will this happen out of nowhere? No! It’s already happening. The result of the “cooling down” of love is by an invisible virus called INIQUITY. What?? Iniquity is a lawless condition. There is no longer any reference, right or wrong. “Do you want to do this? Awesome! We accept you.” The logic of this disease is: you dont need to change to be a christian, you do not have to get out of your sin and repent because the love of Jesus covers everything.
It has become fashionable to have sins that you do not regret and do not want to break free from them. The same mouth that glorifies God is the same mouth from which swearing comes out. The same eyes that weep at ministering are the same ones that when they get home will watch a pornographic movie. “I am free in God,” but we can not confuse freedom with debauchery. “The grace of God has reached me,” but grace can not become Mary of Grace, your maid who you shout to when you need something.
For everything! Measure your temperature. Compared to other times in your life, are you hot or cold with the things of God? This thing of loving God, loving the world, loving your sins and not letting your past practices go smell very strange. Some Christians fornicate and steal, but they do not have the feeling that they have sinned. Sorry, but lack of awareness of sin means an anesthetized mind.
Want to know the truth? Countless Christians are in this condition of utter insensitivity to the Word. Iniquity is an injection of anesthesia, you do not feel anything else. You’re bleeding, bruised but FEEL NOTHING. Just for the record, the enemy wants you to bleed to death ok?
Long forgotten are the times that the children of God heard the Word and wept. It seems that today it is not so difficult to be a Christian anymore. It is cool to say that you are a man (woman) of God and that He is love, but such person’s life is FAR from fearing God and loving others. The saddest thing is that this process is taking place behind the scenes, most of the crowd is being contaminated by surprise, without realizing it.
Basic Question: Have you lost the will to read the WORD? Or when you pray it seems that the Lord is no longer there? Are you lazy to go to CHURCH? I’m sorry to inform you that these are all symptoms that you may already be contaminated with the virus.
SOS. What can I do if I am in this situation? Simply BURN. How to burn? The cold temperature can prevent the multiplication of this virus, but to kill it has to burn. What allows the multiplication of the virus is the warm temperature. The lukewarmness is the worst spiritual state. It is at this moment that the world of iniquity is proliferating within you in an UNCONTROLLABLE way. All that is evil flourishes: vices, wickedness, lies, anxiety, fear. The antidote to iniquity is FIRE. Any? No! The fire of the Holy Spirit. Look into the eyes of Jesus, His eyes are like flames of fire. He wants to take away all things that are not pleasing to God. When you allow Jesus to penetrate your heart, the flame inside you will give a “BOOM!!” and it will light up.
Do you think that everything is lost? Is not true! Read this part: “But he that endureth to the end shall be saved.” How to persevere? You have to have the basis and foundation of the word. Practice the word. Love the word. Do not let this virus catch you. Be warm. Be different. Let God touch you. At the end? You will be saved!
Author: Rebeca Alcântara
Consequently, just as one trespass resulted in condemnation for all people, so also one righteous act resulted in justification and life for all people. Romans 5:18 Mahatma Gandhi was a Hindu, but he was interested in Christianity and impressed by what he read of Jesus in the Gospels. The late Reverend Fredrick Pattison told […]