Recently, my younger daughter and I got into a discussion about where the blame lay for our nation lying close to death. I held to the misguided notion that it was the fault of the “Can Do” generation, who after returning from the great victory of rescuing the world from the clutches of Hitler (the ancient spirit of the anti-Christ manifest in the flesh in their time), THEN proceeded to rest on their proverbial “laurels.”
Much has been said about how sadly, following a great victory comes a great defeat—through complacency the enemy often sneaks in a devastating blow where it’s least expected.
I was born during what is labeled the “Baby Boomer” generation. This generation had the greatest opportunities and advantages presented to it during a time when no conflicts seemed to threaten the status quo. But just because there were no visible threats to life, liberty and the elusive pursuit of happiness, they were more nefarious. Many blown opportunities lie dying on the embers of SELFISH whims
and SELF-serving emptiness. See we are not put here to serve our selves but to serve one another in love.
Our lives are not our own we are bought with a price to glorify God in our mortal bodies.
That our spirit soul and body belong to the LORD is a truism that many do not live by even though it is generally known by the majority.
Our generation dropped the torch on prayer in the schools, “gay” went from being a person who was merry – cheerful – jolly – joyful – blithe – mirthful to being a militant homosexual agenda with a rampant, ravenous, consuming appetite bent on the destruction of the sanctity of God’s truth in marriage and family. It goes against what God the Father says.
Wicked hearts bent on sinning rage like an unchecked cancer that consumes the healthy cells of a body. We are not insulated, when one suffers, we are all diminished by it. Neither are we to be self-absorbed, isolated cells but to live in unity with one another as members of one another in Christ’s body. Christ Jesus is the Anointed ONE and wholeness, completion, fulfillment and integrity are only found as we live in agreement with Him—
for He is the LIVING Word of Almighty God the Father who loved us so much that He gave His One and Only Son that whoSOever believes in Him shall not perish but have Everlasting LIFE.
We are not to co-exist, com-promise but live in the covenant promises of our heavenly Father who is not a man that He should lie.
The devil is a liar and those that cannot resist his poisonous “fruit” are being consumed by the very nature of the beast that de-ceives and de-stroys them by his web of lies and half-truths concerning the Truth that God’s Way is the Best and the Truth that Life is only found in walking in agreement with God’s Son.
My husband interjected in the midst of our debating the pro’s and con’s of each subsequent generation with one question, “where’s personal responsibility?”
Are we not each accountable to God for what we have done in the flesh?
Therefore, to cast a stone on past, present or future generations is not the answer.
In fact, it takes us away from the basic truth that with God nothing is impossible.
Still more recently, I read an article about the “Can Do” generation refusing to settle. They are coming back into the workforce–more often filling places of high turnover amongst the younger generation. Let me interject here that the younger generation has been led astray by a malevolent “spirit of distraction” which is bent on their destruction. Those that were not aborted through the selfishness of others, are following the pursuits of pleasure like lemmings over the proverbial cliff.
In fact, there are a plethora of dis-orders which emphasis deficit. What ever
happened to “the Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing?” When Jesus sent out His disciples, they returned, SAYING that “they lacked nothing.“
We are not here to please our selves in the pursuit of the elusive god of self indulgence but to live in service to our heavenly Father, our Maker.
Psalm 100 is one of the best known and most loved psalms. This hymn of thanksgiving invites the whole world to come to God’s temple in Jerusalem and enter its sacred spaces with unbridled joy and hearts filled with gratitude. And why should we? The psalm provides the answer. Not only has God created us—a gracious act of love in and of itself—but He has made us His own people. He has chosen us and loved us. As with Psalm 23, God’s people are cast in the role as sheep living well in His pasture.
The psalm ends on a high note of confidence and hope. At all times—but perhaps more in times of difficulty—we need to be reminded of what is true. Regardless of what seems to be happening around us, the Eternal is good; His love and faithfulness will endure forever.
Raise your voices; make a beautiful noise to the Eternal, all the earth.
Serve the Eternal gladly; enter into His presence singing songs of joy!
Know this: the Eternal One Himself is the True God.
He is the One who made us; we have not made ourselves;
we are His people, like sheep grazing in His fields.
Go through His gates, giving thanks; walk through His courts, giving praise.
Offer Him your gratitude and praise His holy name.
Because the Eternal is good, His loyal love and mercy will never end,
and His truth will last throughout all generations.
In her book Back From The Pasture, sociologist Anne Bailey said there is a reason why the second-job trend has spread so quickly among America’s seniors.
“The re-energizing of an entire generation didn’t just happen,” Bailey said. “Seniors began to take their futures into their own hands after the notion that society must coddle those in the twilight of life became outdated. These days, it’s not just acceptable for seventysomethings to work multiple jobs outside the home, it’s encouraged. And with everyone questioning the viability of Social Security, it looks like this fearless do-it-yourself attitude is here to stay.”
What the enemy meant for evil, God not only turns around but uses it to for the saving of multitudes and His greater glory! What the world’s systems fail to do, God is restoring in our midst as we trust in His Word that can not lie and His love that will not fail.
The “Can Do” generation had something right. They believed in One God that answers the prayers of the faith of a child. A child that simply trusts that His Father knows BEST.
Jesus said, “Fear not, only believe.” Those that come to God must believe that He is and that He rewards those who diligently seek Him.
The focus is on God not the “stuff” that we think we need. All we need is Him.
Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” (Matthew 19:14)
And, in Matthew 18:3, Jesus said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”
Pretty strong words of advice. A word to the wise is sufficient.
We need to take the emphasis off of people and place it back where it belongs—seeking God the Father through Christ Jesus the Son. Jesus not only is the Great
“I AM” , He is the FIRSTBORN of the dead, He is the FIRSTBORN of a new family of believers, all brothers and sisters.
The Spirit of Prophecy is the Testimony, the REVELATION of Jesus the Christ. In Revelation 1, the Apostle John is given insight into past, present and future for Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. The Spirit of the Risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, is showing John the Way, the Truth and the Life is only found in Him. “I AM the Resurrection and the Life.”
“I am The Way, The Truth and The Life, no man comes to the Father except through Me.”
Revelation 1, Prologue
This is the revelation of Jesus the Anointed, the Liberating King: an account of visions and a heavenly journey. God granted this to Him so He would show His followers the realities that are already breaking into the world and soon will be fulfilled. Through His heavenly messenger, He revealed to His servant John signs and insight into these mysteries. John, in turn, gave witness to the word of God and to the glorious truth revealed about Jesus, the Anointed One, the Chosen Ruler, by carefully describing everything he saw.
Blessings come to those who read and proclaim these words aloud; blessings come to those who listen closely and put the prophetic words recorded here into practice. The finale is approaching.
I, John, to the seven churches in Asia:
May you experience God’s favor and rest in the peace that comes from the One who is, the One who was, and the One who is coming; from the seven Spirits, the Perfect Spirit, constantly before God’s throne; and from Jesus the Anointed, the Witness who is true and faithful, the first to emerge from death’s cold womb, the chosen Ruler over all the kings and rulers of the earth.
To the One who loves us and liberated us from the grip of our evil deeds through His very own blood and who established us to be His kingdom and priests for God, His Father. May glory and power be His throughout all the ages. Amen.
Look! He is coming with the clouds, in glory.
He will capture every eye,
Even of those who pierced Him through.
All the nations of the earth will be pierced with grief when He appears.
Yes, may all this be done according to His plan. Amen.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the very beginning and the very end,
the One who is, the One who was, and the One who is coming: the All Powerful.
I, John, your brother who shares with you this journey in persecution and the establishment of the Kingdom and endurance in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the ministry of the word of God and my testimony about Jesus. I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s Day (the first day of the week), and I heard a voice behind me. It sounded like the blast of a trumpet.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the very beginning and the very end. Make a book of what you see, write it down, and send it to the seven churches which are in Asia: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.
When I turned around to see what sort of voice this was that was addressing me, I saw seven golden lampstands. And among the lampstands, I saw One like the Son of Man right in front of me dressed in a long robe. Across His chest was draped a golden sash. His head and hair were pure white, white as wool and white as snow; His eyes blazed like a fiery flame; His feet gleamed like brightly polished bronze, purified to perfection in a furnace; His voice filled the air and sounded like a roaring waterfall. He held seven stars in His right hand, from His mouth darted a sharp double-edged sword, and His face shone a brilliant light, like the blinding sun.
The Son of Man is none other than the risen Jesus shining in glory, moving among the lampstands.
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet. It was as though I were dead. But He reached down and placed His right hand on me.
This is not the time for fear; I am the First and the Last, and I am the living One. I entered the realm of the dead; but see, I am alive now and for all the ages—even ages to come. Amen.
I possess the keys to open the prison of death and hades.
Now write down all you have seen—all that is and all that will be. Regarding the mystery of the seven stars you saw in My right hand and of the seven golden lampstands: the seven stars are the heavenly messengers who preside over the seven churches, and the seven lampstands are the seven churches themselves.
You are like that illuminating light. Let your light shine everywhere you go, that you may illumine creation, so men and women everywhere may see your good actions, may see creation at its fullest, may see your devotion to Me, and may turn and praise your Father in heaven because of it.
Romans 8 show us the overcoming life of a child of the King of kings and Lord of lords!
“It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.” (Jesus in John 6:63)
Therefore, now no condemnation awaits those who are living in Jesus the Anointed, the Liberating King, because when you live in the Anointed One, Jesus, a new law takes effect. The law of the Spirit of life breathes into you and liberates you from the law of sin and death. God did something the law could never do. You see, human flesh took its toll on God’s law. In and of itself, the law is not weak; but the flesh weakens it. So to condemn the sin that was ruling in the flesh, God sent His own Son, bearing the likeness of sinful flesh, as a sin offering. Now we are able to live up to the justice demanded by the law. But that ability has not come from living by our fallen human nature; it has come because we walk according to the movement of the Spirit in our lives.
If you live your life animated by the flesh—namely, your fallen, corrupt nature—then your mind is focused on the matters of the flesh. But if you live your life animated by the Spirit—namely, God’s indwelling presence—then your focus is on the work of the Spirit. A mind focused on the flesh is doomed to death, but a mind focused on the Spirit will find full life and complete peace. You see, a mind focused on the flesh is declaring war against God; it defies the authority of God’s law and is incapable of following His path. So it is clear that God takes no pleasure in those who live oriented to the flesh.
The power of sin and death has been eclipsed by the power of the Spirit. The Spirit breathes life into our mortal, sin-infested bodies—thanks to what Jesus has done for us. By sending His Son in “the likeness of sinful flesh,” God judges sin finally and completely. The sins of the world are concentrated and condemned in the flesh of Jesus as He hangs on the cross. So now there is no condemnation remaining for those who’ve entered into the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
But you do not live in the flesh. You live in the Spirit, assuming, of course, that the Spirit of God lives inside of you. The truth is that anyone who does not have the Spirit of the Anointed living within does not belong to God. If the Anointed One lives within you, even though the body is as good as dead because of the effects of sin, the Spirit is infusing you with life now that you are right with God. If the Spirit of the One who resurrected Jesus from the dead lives inside of you, then you can be sure that He who raised Him will cast the light of life into your mortal bodies through the life-giving power of the Spirit residing in you.
As Paul ponders the story of redemption, he finds in the family unit a beautiful image of what salvation means. Those who enter into God’s salvation are adopted into God’s family. Before we receive the gift of God’s grace, we are homeless orphans searching for some place to belong. But now all that has changed. The Father reaches out through His Son to all those orphaned by sin and death, and He brings them into His family. We are adopted into His forever family and fully enfranchised as His heirs.
So, my brothers and sisters, you owe the flesh nothing! You do not need to live according to its ways, so abandon its oppressive regime. For if your life is just about satisfying the impulses of your sinful nature, then prepare to die. But if you have invited the Spirit to destroy these selfish desires, you will experience life. If the Spirit of God is leading you, then take comfort in knowing you are His children. You see, you have not received a spirit that returns you to slavery, so you have nothing to fear. The Spirit you have received adopts you and welcomes you into God’s own family. That’s why we call out to Him, “Abba! Father!” as we would address a loving daddy. Through that prayer, God’s Spirit confirms in our spirits that we are His children. If we are God’s children, that means we are His heirs along with the Anointed, set to inherit everything that is His. If we share His sufferings, we know that we will ultimately share in His glory.
Now I’m sure of this: the sufferings we endure now are not even worth comparing to the glory that is coming and will be revealed in us. For all of creation is waiting, yearning for the time when the children of God will be revealed. You see, all of creation has collapsed into emptiness, not by its own choosing, but by God’s. Still He placed within it a deep and abiding hope that creation would one day be liberated from its slavery to corruption and experience the glorious freedom of the children of God. For we know that all creation groans in unison with birthing pains up until now. And there is more; it’s not just creation—all of us are groaning together too. Though we have already tasted the firstfruits of the Spirit, we are longing for the total redemption of our bodies that comes when our adoption as children of God is complete— for we have been saved in this hope and for this future. But hope does not involve what we already have or see. For who goes around hoping for what he already has? But if we wait expectantly for things we have never seen, then we hope with true perseverance and eager anticipation.
Faith comes by hearing the Word of God! How can a young man cleanse his ways? By taking heed according to Your Word. How will they know unless they are TOLD?
His preaching will turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers. Otherwise I will come and strike the land with a curse.
A similar thing happens when we pray. We are weak and do not know how to pray, so the Spirit steps in and articulates prayers for us with groaning too profound for words. Don’t you know that He who pursues and explores the human heart intimately knows the Spirit’s mind because He pleads to God for His saints to align their lives with the will of God? We are confident that God is able to orchestrate everything to work toward something good and beautiful when we love Him and accept His invitation to live according to His plan. From the distant past, His eternal love reached into the future. You see, He knew those who would be His one day, and He chose them beforehand to be conformed to the image of His Son so that Jesus would be the firstborn of a new family of believers, all brothers and sisters. As for those He chose beforehand, He called them to a different destiny so that they would experience what it means to be made right with God and share in His glory.
So what should we say about all of this? If God is on our side, then tell me: whom should we fear? If He did not spare His own Son, but handed Him over on our account, then don’t you think that He will graciously give us all things with Him? Can anyone be so bold as to level a charge against God’s chosen? Especially since God’s “not guilty” verdict is already declared. Who has the authority to condemn? Jesus the Anointed who died, but more importantly, conquered death when He was raised to sit at the right hand of God where He pleads on our behalf. So who can separate us? What can come between us and the love of God’s Anointed? Can troubles, hardships, persecution, hunger, poverty, danger, or even death? The answer is, absolutely nothing.
As the psalm says,
On Your behalf, our lives are endangered constantly;
we are like sheep awaiting slaughter.
But no matter what comes, we will always taste victory through Him who loved us. For I have every confidence that nothing—not death, life, heavenly messengers, dark spirits, the present, the future, spiritual powers, height, depth, nor any created thing—can come between us and the love of God revealed in the Anointed, Jesus our Lord.
As children of the Living God, we are our brothers’ keepers. Just as no one but Christ Jesus was sinless yet He cast no stone of condemnation at the adulterous woman brought before Him, we too are set right with God to “go and sin no more.” He brought us out to bring others in to His glorious Way, Truth and Life. We are on a mission from God to preach the Good News that there is a Father that loves us and a Son that rescues and redeems from sin and death!
It’s not all about us but all about Him! Let the “I AM” determine the “I can!”
The spirit of the “Can Do” generation never dies if the Spirit of the Living God abides in you.
Live from the revelation that Jesus Christ is The Way, The Truth and The Life.
John 14 is a template for living. Each generation should fix its eyes of faith on the One who is the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. As we face the End of Days whether it is each one’s personal passing over from this finite flesh into Eternity or the End Times, we do not turn tail and run for who are not of those that shrink back but press forward! Unlike the Apostle Peter, we know what is coming and that we are never alone. Nothing is impossible with God.
We can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens us. Nothing can separate us from the love of God which is in Christ.
Before the Crucifixion and Resurrection, none of His disciples understand the magnitude of the persecution and hatred that was about to be unleashed.
Even Peter, Jesus’ dear Peter, was afraid. He protests any inference to Jesus’ impending departure. And each of the twelve would do the same. Jesus calms their fears over and over again with stories, metaphors, and outright promises, saying, “I will never abandon you like orphans; I will return to be with you” (14:18).
Jesus: Don’t get lost in despair; believe in God, and keep on believing in Me. My Father’s home is designed to accommodate all of you. If there were not room for everyone, I would have told you that. I am going to make arrangements for your arrival. I will be there to greet you personally and welcome you home, where we will be together. 4 You know where I am going and how to get there.
Thomas: Lord, we don’t know where You are going, so how can we know the path?
Jesus: I am the path, the truth, and the energy of life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. If you know Me, you know the Father. Rest assured now; you know Him and have seen Him.
Philip: Lord, all I am asking is that You show us the Father.
Jesus (to Philip): I have lived with you all this time, and you still don’t know who I am? If you have seen Me, you have seen the Father. How can you keep asking to see the Father? Don’t you believe Me when I say I abide in the Father and the Father dwells in Me? I’m not making this up as I go along. The Father has given Me these truths that I have been speaking to you, and He empowers all My actions. Accept these truths: I am in the Father, and the Father is in Me. If you have trouble believing based on My words, believe because of the things I have done. I tell you the truth: whoever believes in Me will be able to do what I have done, but they will do even greater things, because I will return to be with the Father. Whatever you ask for in My name, I will do it so that the Father will get glory from the Son. Let Me say it again: if you ask for anything in My name, I will do it. If you love Me, obey the commandments I have given you. I will ask the Father to send you another Helper, the Spirit of truth, who will remain constantly with you. The world does not recognize the Spirit of truth, because it does not know the Spirit and is unable to receive Him. But you do know the Spirit because He lives with you, and He will dwell in you. I will never abandon you like orphans; I will return to be with you. In a little while, the world will not see Me; but I will not vanish completely from your sight. Because I live, you will also live. At that time, you will know that I am in the Father, you are in Me, and I am in you. The one who loves Me will do the things I have commanded. My Father loves everyone who loves Me; and I will love you and reveal My heart, will, and nature to you.
God becomes flesh and lives among humanity, not just to have a transaction with people and ultimately die, but to continue to be with them and to send His Spirit to be present with believers. So God calls His Spirit-indwelled people to something greater, something more significant: they are here as redeeming forces on this earth; their time here is about reclaiming the things He has created. Believing God has created the entire cosmos and that it is restored in Jesus, the believer’s work here through the Spirit is to say, “This belongs to God,” and to help point out the beauty of creation to everyone. And most of all, to live in it themselves by the power of the Holy Spirit who plants the teachings of the Lord in their hearts.
The Other Judas: Lord, why will You reveal Yourself to us, but not to the world?
Jesus: Anyone who loves Me will listen to My voice and obey. The Father will love him, and We will draw close to him and make a dwelling place within him. The one who does not love Me ignores My message, which is not from Me, but from the Father who sent Me.
I have spoken these words while I am here with you. The Father is sending a great Helper, the Holy Spirit, in My name to teach you everything and to remind you of all I have said to you. My peace is the legacy I leave to you. I don’t give gifts like those of this world. Do not let your heart be troubled or fearful. You were listening when I said, “I will go away, but I will also return to be with you.” If you love Me, celebrate the fact that I am going to be with the Father because He is far greater than I am. I have told you all these things in advance so that your faith will grow as these things come to pass. I am almost finished speaking to you. The one who rules the world is stepping forward, and he has no part in Me; but to demonstrate to the cosmos My love for the Father, I will do just as He commands. Stand up. It is time for us to leave this place.
“We can” is more than a campaign slogan; much more than possibility thinking—it is a Way of Living based on Truth.
Let the “I AM” determine the “I can!”
Fear not, only believe—then you shall see the glory of God!
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow lie a cedar of Lebanon.
They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green. (Psalm 92:12, 14)
A palm tree bows in the winds that threaten and often, breaks even the most resistive of hardwoods. The heart of a believer is soft and pliable in the hands of God Almighty.
Cedar wood is often used to line closets to preserve articles and clothing. There is a wisdom revealed in the Scripture comparing the righteous to such trees.
Remember there were two trees in the center of the Garden of Eden.
Lord, I pray that we may live with You at the center of our life.
The truth that sets us free is knowing You love us so much that You gave Your self for us.
Psalm 1 sets the stage for the entire collection by explaining that the study of the Word of God is the foundation of a meaningful, prosperous life.
God’s blessings follow you and await you at every turn:
when you don’t follow the advice of those who delight in wicked schemes,
When you avoid sin’s highway,
when judgment and sarcasm beckon you, but you refuse.
For you, the Eternal’s Word is your happiness.
It is your focus—from dusk to dawn.
You are like a tree,
planted by flowing, cool streams of water that never run dry.
Your fruit ripens in its time;
your leaves never fade or curl in the summer sun.
No matter what you do, you prosper.
For those who focus on sin, the story is different.
They are like the fallen husk of wheat, tossed by an open wind, left deserted and alone.
In the end, the wicked will fall in judgment;
the guilty will be separated from the innocent.
Their road suddenly will end in death,
yet the journey of the righteous has been charted by the Eternal.
The time is now. There’s no time like the Present—
The Year of the Lord’s Favor
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings to the meek; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint to them that mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Our past does not dictate who we are.
Let the “I AM” determine the “I can” as we find our true life in Jesus, “I AM the Resurrection and the Life.”
The Exodus didn’t end with the negative, complaining doubting generation.
Joshua and Caleb were not like the others, they wholly believed that God who brought them out would also bring them in to His promised land!
Just as God had a remnant seed of faith living in that day through Joshua and Caleb who wholly served Him and brought the next generation into their inheritance, God has always had a group of survivors who live by faith in the Word of God and He has brought us to His Kingdom for such a time as this!
The sin is not believing God. But we are not of those that shrink back!
We are more than conquerors in Christ Jesus who strengths us!
The “More Than” Conquerors versus “The Least” We Can Do
This is the generation that seeks His face. Greater is He that is in us than he who is in the world.
This is the victory that overcomes the world–even our faith!
We are not stuck in the rut of the self-absorbed, self-indulged, and self-loathing Baby Boom generation any more than we are caught in the shadow of the so-called Greatest. Those that know their God will do mighty exploits for they know Jesus saves! We don’t need a hero for our generation because we have a Savior for all time! We know that our Redeemer LIVES!
This is the legacy we pass on with the light of His unfailing love and enduring truth to the next generation! The torch lit by the flames of His desire for a family who will walk with Him in spirit and in truth. We are in this world but not of it…selfishness has no hold on the ones that know that the greater love lays down its life for the sake of another.
People tend to settle in complacency and learn from adversity.
Learn from the obedient son who shepherded his father’s flock—David—who defeated the Goliath enemy.
The prophet Joel describes a change in outlook that comes through repentance.
Not only is the earth transformed with the heavenly rains and Spirit of God, but also the celestial bodies cease to carry out their functions of giving light and setting seasons for the earth. Both in Joel 2: 31 and in Joel 3:14, the day of the Eternal is positive for Israel but ominous for all other nations. Now the tables have been turned, and Zion is not a mountain devoured by locusts and human armies. It is a wonderful garden where the Eternal One meets constantly with His people, surrounded by abundant and perennial agriculture.
Then everyone who calls on the name of the Eternal One will be liberated.
Mount Zion and Jerusalem will shelter those who survive exile,
Just as the Eternal says,
“Among those who survived, He will call them.”
Again, remember Jesus Christ is the SAME, yesterday, today and forever and He says,
“Fear not, only believe.”
Learn from the history of sin that God’s message is eternal.
He sent His Word to heal and deliver from destruction.
For this purpose Christ was manifest—to destroy the works of the devil.
The history of sin teaches us that it does not have the final word.
Only God is the Beginning and the End.
Remember, with God’s help, all things are possible as we believe and do as He says.
The Good News is that nothing is impossible WITH God.
The complacency that set in after WWII which opened the door to the sins of the Baby Boomers is not the end of the story. Today if you hear His Voice answer the Call. Our sin is not entombed in concrete for the SAME Hand that wrote in the dirt before those who wanted to stone the Adulterous Woman still reaches out to take the hand of whosoever will believe Him. This Hand will write your name in the Lamb’s Book of Life if you believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus is the Lord of Life.
When God calls us into His life of service, there is only one way to reply (in agreement with His Truth): “Yes, we can!”
Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD
The just shall LIVE by faith. We are not only saved by faith but we are also to walk (live) by faith. This is the overcoming life—faith! It is the life of trust that taps into the blessing of God. We are blessed to be a blessing by walking with Him in fulfillment of His will.