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Is YAH Calling You, To Resolve An Injustice In The World?

16 Oct

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2 Tim 1:9, “Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purposes and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.

A recent question was asked of me, why does God (YAH) allow so much suffering in the world today?My reply was instead why are Believers not fulfilling YAH’s purpose in this world? Many times we think that YAH is going to sweep down from Heaven and end poverty, disease and famine. In thinking like this we forget our own responsibility and purpose in doing His will.

As Believers in Christ, we have the right to act on the behalf of the Father. Luke 10:19 reads, “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” With this we have the power to change the demonic atmosphere of this world. Everyone has a calling (2 Thessalonians 2:14) some are called to effect those in their lives only, and some are called to end some atrocities in the world.

Some examples of those who have been called to a larger stage are Moses, Noah, Jesus, and the Apostle Paul. They answered unto YAH to free the Israelites, preserve the new world for Christ and to take the Gospel to the nations. So how do you know the Lord is calling you? You only need to look at what hurts your Spirit. Is it seeing young children hurting from hunger? Is it helping those of physical abuse, is it standing against political agendas that harm mankind?

Now not all Disciples of Christ are called to meet these demands, but YAH will choose someone one day to end these travesties. Until then, I pray you keep your ears open to the Spirit of the Lord, because He may be calling you, Shalom…

Satan, The god Of This World…

4 Mar

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2 Corinthians 4:3-4 New King James Version (NKJV)
“But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them.”

The term “the god of this world” relates to Satan’s great influence in this world. This influence was handed over to Him during the fall of man in Genesis Chp. 3 when Adam and Eve sinned against YAH. This influence impacts the World’s Religion, Economy, and Politics and many different interest in this world not submitted to the authority of YAH. Let’s take a look at each.

Religion is commonly associated with Christianity however, this is not true. Being a Christian is based on our personal relationship with YAH as recorded in Acts 17:27, (NKJV) “So that they should seek the Lord, in the hope that they might grope for Him and find Him, though He is not far from each one of us.” Religion is a series of works that many employ to satisfy the Lord. The Scriptures state that this is wrong. Ephesians 2:8-9 (NKJV) reads, “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.”

The Bible’s stance on politics and relating economy can be found in 1 Timothy 2:1-2 (NKJV), “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.” All men and women not subjugated to the Lord, can sow seeds of discord for Satan if they are not in a relationship with God.

Though the “god of this world” may temp the unsaved, Ephesians 6:11 ( NKJV) reads, “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” In Christ we have total protection from the authority handed over to Him. Though Satan has great influence in this world, YAH is still sovereign. Giving the “god of this world,” influence only over the non believing world. Hold onto the Word of God and pray for this world, and cling not to the “god of this world” but the one true God of this world and the world to come, Shalom…

Being called by Man vs being called by YAH…

3 Feb

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John 15:16, “You did not choose Me, but I chose you andappointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you. These things I command you, that you love one another.”

Today, it is very important we recognize those who have a true calling from YAH as opposed to those appointed by man. Where God calls forward those to serve His purpose, man also calls forth individuals to serve theirs. John 15:16 states first that God calls man and not the other way. This is based on the person’s obedience and willingness to be used as a conduit of God to operate in the physical realm of Earth. A true affirmationof God is led by a spiritual movement and not a natural one,orchestrated by natural ideology.

I liken a true calling of YAH to that of Moses in the book of Exodus. Who being empowered by YAH, granted him courage, power and authority that resulted in the divine act of freeing the Israelites and receiving the Ten Commandments, and in modern times Martin Luther King Jr., who fathered the Civil Rights Movement. Each were called, equipped and then empowered by the Holy Spirit to work the will of God. So how do we recognize a true movement of YAH? By discernment…

Using discernment grants us the ability to see the real motive behind people’s action. Taking time to dissect people’s actions gives light to if they are of God or Man. Some key indicators can be If it benefits man mainly usually for profit or agenda, not in line with the scriptures we should condemn it. Now more than ever we as Believers must allow the full glory of God’s Word flow through us, unhindered by Man’s deceit. Shalom…

What Sins Did The Cross Of Christ Erase?

8 Dec

1 Peter 2:24, “Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.”

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In Christ you are healed, Shalom…

No peace, until the Prince of Peace returns.

5 Apr

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Isaiah 9:6,”For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

The Bible states that their will be no world peace, until the Prince of Peace returns! Despite the promise of men and women to make things better under a prescribed leadership, the world will continue to be in disarray. This is due to the world operating under the dictation of people and not God’s Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit of God is the only to live on the “shoulder,” of God as stated in Isaiah 9:6. The Spirit, once we have accepted the sacrifice of Christ at the cross comes to provide the comfort and values the Lord ordained for us to live by 2 Peter 1:3-4. This provides us the insight to bring God’s will into this world.

As we pray for our leaders in this world, lets all pray they turn to God. This will provide them clear insight into what God has planned as we look to the Heavens for the return of the one true Prince of Peace…

Shalom…

The Social Tolerance Agenda…

10 Aug

image“And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” -Romans 12:2

Social tolerance is the belief that individuals can live together, while at the same time have different views or lifestyles. This is one of the core fundamental ideas that a free society holds dear. While we may not share common beliefs, we can still function as a society and respect one another, while showing love to all.

Over time the idea of social tolerance had been distorted to push a Anti-Christ agenda. Whereas if you do not accept the unnatural or secular view you are filled with hate or close minded in your thinking. I do believe that everyone has the right to live as they want, and to have love for those who have not accepted Christ. It is important not to inadvertently accept the worlds view point over God.

The world today is very aggressive in promoting one side of social tolerance with same-sex marriage, homosexuality, alternative lifestyles and promiscuity to every man and woman. While if anyone rejects these ideas they are attacked an forced to believe them. Social tolerance works both ways while you can express yourself the way you want, the other side that does not agree has the right to speak their beliefs as well.

The Church has been hit the worst by this agenda. Forcing many denominations to have a more liberal view of the scriptures. Though being called to minister to the world, we cannot compromise the Word of God
to meet the desire of men. The Bible says to stand firm on the Scriptures, (1 Corinthians 16:13) knowing that The Holy Spirit will intercede.

Know that God works in mysterious ways, and that souls are won based on our Faith to receive truth, and not a compromise, as read Romans 10:11.

Remember to stand firm on the Word, and to your “old” views that society rejects. Maintain your beliefs and love all like they are on their way to being saved by the Blood of Jesus. Never compromise into agreement and into judgement, remember Amos 3:3, “Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?”

Shalom…

Pseudo Christians…

17 Jul

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Matthew 15:8, “These people draw near to Me with their mouth, And honor Me with their lips, But their heart is far from Me.”

The term pseudo is defined as someone or something that is perceived to be real, when in actuality is a fake. In today’s day and age of the modern Christian world, the rise of the Pseudo Christian is ever prevalent. The Holy Bible defines Christina Disciples, as those who follow the life and teachings of the Messiah Jesus Christ. Being a Christian is standing fast on the Word of God, the Holy Bible and being Holy (1 Peter 1:16). Holiness is not being perfect; holiness is being true to where you are in your walk with God (Romans 6:12-14).

Today many non-believers claim to know Christ based on the necessity of social acceptance, in order to sway true believers. Pseudo Christian’s cause dismay in the Church and give false hope to the world, by keeping one foot on both sides. As a believer in the Most High you cannot walk a fine line of being saved and being a sinner. For instance, if you claim to know God you cannot be cursing with your friends one minute and then preaching the Gospel the next. You cannot be sleeping with different women in and out of the Church and say you care about your fellow man the next. The Lord is looking for not only believers but doers of His word, James 1:22-25, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does.”

Pseudo-Christianity is a false religion many celebrities, world known pastors and others believe in. In thinking you know God and knowingly sinning will cause unbelievers to question the Holy Bible. Never forget that you are a direct ambassador of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 5:20). We are the light unto the world, and need to show exactly how Christ can change their life for the better through the righteousness of His sacrifice. Not through being worldly, but like Christ. I pray that we all stand on the Word of the Lord in private and in public, that true Christianity can be shown. Shalom…