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What kind of Seed; Are you planting?

Luke 8: 5-15

Luke 8:5: A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.
Luke 8:6: And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.
Luke 8:7: And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
Luke 8:8: And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Luke 8:9: And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?
Luke 8:10: And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Luke 8:11: Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
Luke 8:12: Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
Luke 8:13: They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Luke 8:14: And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
Luke 8:15: But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

You will reap a Harvest.

Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Galatians 6:8 For he that soweth  to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

As a Christian; I believe; that I should be planting seeds for Jesus Christ.

This should be reflected in my life, in everything I choose to do and say.

Luke 6:44 For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.

Luke 6:45 A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

This is why our hearts must be changed.

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away: behold, all things are become new.

I choose to speak life.

Even; if I am only saying good morning!

Good Morning; have a blessed day!

I rarely say anything I do not really mean.

Words are very powerful.

Do not take them for granted.

We must give an account of every action and word we speak!

2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

I must be first a partaker: in other words’ I must practice what I preach!

2 Timothy 2:6 The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.

I must remain connected to the Vine, that is where I get my life from!

John 15:1 I AM the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

John 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Have you ever experienced; being purged?

 

 

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Don’t you dare; sit there; and die from a Broken Heart!

It is the effects; that of a broken heart can produce; if it is not healed.

Psalm 147:3: He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.

Luke 4:16: And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.

Luke 4:17: And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,

Luke 4:18: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

Luke 4:19: To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

Luke 4:20: And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.

Jesus; suffered, bled and died to set us to be free!

We are no longer bound or captive!

John 8:36: If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.

Don’t you dare sit there; and allow the wounds of this life kill you.

Every day; that the Lord; allows any of us to live.

It is another day to thank and praise Him and to do His Will.

Don’t you dare; waste the precious time; He has allowed you/I.

Whether; the person, that broke your heart. Is dead or has moved on.

God did not spare you or I; to spend all of our days mourning.

There is a time and a season for everything.

Ecclesiastes 3:1: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

Take time; to mourn.

Then move on.

Do not allow; the enemy to steal your joy.

And don’t you voluntarily give it to him.

Get up right now!

Today___/ ____/___

In the mighty name; of Jesus!

It is by faith; not according to how you or I feel.

God loves you and so do I!

It’s the Christ in me!

If you; want something that is new; in your/my life.

Make room for it; prepare for it.

I remember; the Lord telling me to give my things away.

He said to me “How can I replace it; if you are still holding onto what I told you to get rid of!

Come to think of it.

It does not make since to give something to anyone that is still holding onto old baggage.

I’m talking about material things.

Are; the past!

I’m talking about myself.

The children’s father had past; years and years ago.

Everyone had moved on but me.

I gave his pictures to the children,

The memories of him were etched into my mind.

I just believed; the children would cherish them.

I had to get rid of a lot of excess; unneeded baggage.

So that I could be free.

Galatians 5:1: Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

Maybe; this came up because my father-in-law; recently passed.

It has been years since my heart has been broken.

A matter of fact; I had closed my heart.

How do I know; one day I literally felt it open.

I wasted; a lot of precious time.

I spent a lot of time in brokenness.

I would not wish that on anyone.

Lord; please help my mother-in-law or anyone; that is bereaved or mourning?

In Jesus Precious name; I pray.

Amen! Amen! Amen!

Note: Life happens; we can’t allow the wounds of life to stop us or kill us!

When the Lord allows you to live; Live!!!!!!!!!!! 

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Our motives are Important!

Matthew 6:21: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Matthew 9:4: And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?

Matthew 18:35: So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.

Mark 8:17: And when Jesus knew it, he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened?

Mark 10:5: And Jesus answered and said unto them, For the hardness of your heart he wrote you this precept.

Luke 5:22: But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto them, What reason ye in your hearts?

Luke 12:34: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Luke 16:15: And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.

Luke 21:14: Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer:

Luke 21:34: And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

Luke 24:38: And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

John 14:1: Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

John 14:27: Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

John 16:6: But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart.

Ephesians 3:17: That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 5:19: Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Ephesians 6:5: Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

Ephesians 6:22: Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Philippians 4:7: And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:15: And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Colossians 3:16: Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Colossians 4:8: Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts;

1 Thessalonians 3:13: To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.

2 Thessalonians 2:17: Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.

2 Thessalonians 3:5: And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

Hebrews 3:8: Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

Hebrews 3:15: While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.

Hebrews 4:7: Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

James 3:14: But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

James 4:8: Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

James 5:5: Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

James 5:8: Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.

1 Peter 3:15: But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

There is a reason; why God has said the things He has said.

Luke 4:4: And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Do you think; we are to live according to His Word?

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Pray/GotQuestions.org

Why pray? What is the point of prayer when God knows the future and is already in control of everything. If we cannot change God’s mind, why should we pray? GotQuestions.org

Answer: For the Christian, praying is like breathing. It is easier to do it than to not do it. We pray for a variety of reasons. For one thing, prayer is a form of serving God (Luke 2:36-38) and obeying Him. We pray because God commands us to pray (Philippians 4:6-7). Prayer is exemplified for us by Christ and the early church (Mark 1:35; Acts 1:14; 2:42; 3:1; 4:23-31; 6:4; 13:1-3). If Jesus thought it was worthwhile to pray, we should also. If He needed to pray to remain in the Father’s will, how much more do we need to pray?

Another reason to pray is that God intends prayer to be the means of obtaining His solutions in a number of situations. We pray in preparation for major decisions (Luke 6:12-13); to overcome demonic barriers (Matthew 17:14-21); to gather workers for the spiritual harvest (Luke 10:2); to gain strength to overcome temptation (Matthew 26:41); and to obtain the means of strengthening others spiritually (Ephesians 6:18-19).

We come to God with our specific requests, and we have God’s promise that our prayers are not in vain, even if we do not receive specifically what we asked for (Matthew 6:6; Romans 8:26-27). He has promised that when we ask for things that are in accordance with His will, He will give us what we ask for (1 John 5:14-15). Sometimes He delays His answers according to His wisdom and for our benefit. In these situations, we are to be diligent and persistent in prayer (Matthew 7:7; Luke 18:1-8). Prayer should not be seen as our means of getting God to do our will on earth, but rather as a means of getting God’s will done on earth. God’s wisdom far exceeds our own.

For situations in which we do not know God’s will specifically, prayer is a means of discerning His will. If the Syrian woman with the demon-influenced daughter had not prayed to Christ, her daughter would not have been made whole (Mark 7:26-30). If the blind man outside Jericho had not called out to Christ, he would have remained blind (Luke 18:35-43). God has said that we often go without because we do not ask (James 4:2). In one sense, prayer is like sharing the gospel with people. We do not know who will respond to the message of the gospel until we share it. In the same way, we will never see the results of answered prayer unless we pray.

A lack of prayer demonstrates a lack of faith and a lack of trust in God’s Word. We pray to demonstrate our faith in God, that He will do as He has promised in His Word and bless our lives abundantly more than we could ask or hope for (Ephesians 3:20). Prayer is our primary means of seeing God work in others’ lives. Because it is our means of “plugging into” God’s power, it is our means of defeating Satan and his army that we are powerless to overcome by ourselves. Therefore, may God find us often before His throne, for we have a high priest in heaven who can identify with all that we go through (Hebrews 4:15-16). We have His promise that the fervent prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much (James 5:16-18). May God glorify His name in our lives as we believe in Him enough to come to Him often in prayer.

Recommended Resource: Prayer, The Great Adventure by David Jeremiah.

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What is the power of prayer? GotQuestions.org


Answer:
The idea that power is inherent in prayer is a very popular one. According to the Bible, the power of prayer is, quite simply, the power of God, who hears and answers prayer. Consider the following:

1) The Lord God Almighty can do all things; there is nothing impossible for Him (Luke 1:37).

2) The Lord God Almighty invites His people to pray to Him. Prayer to God should be made persistently (Luke 18:1), with thanksgiving (Philippians 4:6), in faith (James 1:5), within the will of God (Matthew 6:10), for the glory of God (John 14:13-14), and from a heart right with God (James 5:16).

3) The Lord God Almighty hears the prayers of His children. He commands us to pray, and He promises to listen when we do. “In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears” (Psalm 18:6).

4) The Lord God Almighty answers prayer. “I call on you, O God, for you will answer me” (Psalm 17:6). “The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles” (Psalm 34:17).

Another popular idea is that the amount of faith we have determines whether or not God will answer our prayers. However, sometimes the Lord answers our prayers in spite of our own lack of faith. In Acts 12, the church prays for Peter’s release from prison (v. 5), and God answers their prayer (vv. 7-11). Peter goes to the door of the prayer meeting and knocks, but those who are praying refuse at first to believe that it is really Peter. They prayed he would be released, but they failed to expect an answer to their prayers.

The power of prayer does not flow from us; it is not special words we say or the special way we say them or even how often we say them. The power of prayer is not based on a certain direction we face or a certain position of our bodies. The power of prayer does not come from the use of artifacts or icons or candles or beads. The power of prayer comes from the omnipotent One who hears our prayers and answers them. Prayer places us in contact with Almighty God, and we should expect almighty results, whether or not He chooses to grant our petitions or deny our requests. Whatever the answer to our prayers, the God to whom we pray is the source of the power of prayer, and He can and will answer us, according to His perfect will and timing.

Recommended Resource: Prayer, The Great Adventure by David Jeremiah.

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Part of my reading for the night!

Luke 1: 1-24

Are you an excited witness for the Lord?

Luke 10:1: After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.

Luke 10:2: Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.

Luke 10:3: Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.

Luke 10:4: Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes: and salute no man by the way.

Luke 10:5: And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house.

Luke 10:6: And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again.

Luke 10:7: And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the labourer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house.

Luke 10:8: And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you:

Luke 10:9: And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.

Luke 10:10: But into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say,

Luke 10:11: Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.

Luke 10:12: But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.

Luke 10:13: Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

Luke 10:14: But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment, than for you.

Luke 10:15: And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted to heaven, shalt be thrust down to hell.

Luke 10:16: He that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.

Luke 10:17: And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.

Luke 10:18: And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.

Luke 10:19: Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

Luke 10:20: Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.

Luke 10:21: In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 10:22: All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.

Luke 10:23: And he turned him unto his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see:

Luke 10:24: For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

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You are not your Own!

1 Corinthians 6:19: What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

Regardless; of your age; your socio-economic status, etc, I am here to let you know.

You/me are not our own. We do not get to live any kind of way we choose.

Some of us; think that because; we are over a certain age; we can do whatever we choose.

1 Corinthians 6:20: For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

Whether; we admit it or acknowledge Him or not. We belong to the Lord.

I was wondering; has the soil around your heart been broken up?

Definition of: Fallow:

Plowed up, but left unseeded or without crops for a season.

Is it the season for the fallow ground of your heart to be broken up?

Remember; the parable of the sower of seed?

Luke 8:5: A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.

Luke 8:6: And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.

Luke 8:7: And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.

Luke 8:8: And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

Luke 8:9: And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?

Luke 8:10: And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

Luke 8:11: Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Luke 8:12: Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.

Luke 8:13: They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 8:14: And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

Luke 8:15: But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Have patience:

Luke 21:19: In your patience possess ye your souls.

 

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Are You Fully Committed to God?

Are you committed to serving God daily? 7 days a week 24hours a day?

I do not mean just on Sundays. Or just on Wednesday nights, or Thursday nights, etc.

Question: “What does the Bible say about commitment?”

Answer: There are numerous references in the Bible addressing the Christian’s commitment in various aspects of lives: to our families, our neighbors, employers, the church, our health, and in all things we do and say (Ephesians 6:5; Hebrews 10:25; 1 Corinthians 6:19, 31). But the Bible also teaches that the chief commitment of our lives is to God Himself. Jesus said: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment” (Matthew 22:37-38).

Jesus is telling us that every fiber of our being, every facet of our lives must be committed to loving and serving God. This means that we must hold nothing back from Him because God holds nothing back from us (John 3:16). Furthermore, Jesus tells us that our commitment to Him must supersede that of even our families: “If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after Me cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:26-27). Such commitment means our family relationships may be severed. It means our commitment to Christ demands, if given an “either/or” situation, we turn away from them and continue on with Jesus (Luke 12:51-53). The bottom-line is that those who cannot make that kind of commitment cannot be His disciple.

Jesus is warning us in advance. The reason for such commitment and loyalty is that the trials we may have to endure will be quite demanding; our allegiance to Him at times may be arduous (John 15:18). Jesus alerted His disciples: “Remember the word that I said to you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you” (John 15:20). Even the apostle Paul echoed His warning: “Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Timothy 3:12).

Jesus has made it plain the cost of discipleship: “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will save it” (Luke 9:23-24). In essence, the true cost of commitment to Christ is one’s total self-denial, cross-bearing, and the continual following of Him. These imperatives picture for us sacrifice, selfishness, and service. A cross epitomized ultimate punishment and humiliation (Galatians 3:13). More than that, it fully demonstrated the love of God (Romans 5:8)—selfless and sacrificial in the giving of His life for the world (Matthew 20:28).

It was the apostle Paul who exemplified the Lord’s example of commitment to sacrifice and service. He said: “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me” (Galatians 2:20).

Total commitment to God means that Jesus is our sole authority, our guiding light, our unerring compass. Being committed to Christ means being fruitful; it means being a servant. Our axiom is simple and succinct: “For me to live is Christ” (Philippians 1:21).

Recommended Resource: Commitment: My Heart Christ’s Home by Robert Munger.


 

 

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We can be saved and not fully committed to the Lord. We can hold a position in the Church and not be committed to the Lord.

Do you perhaps; happen one way in the church and another way outside of the church. Or do you have Pastor Salvation?

Philippians 2:12: Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

Just be aware that you will be rewarded for your actions as well as I will be rewarded for mine.

I suggest that we make wise choices in serving the Lord.

Before; there was a list of things to place in the order of the importance to you. We must be Fully committed to God. This is a personal journey.

Are you committed to serve the Lord; regardless of who or what comes in your life?

If no one else goes, I am going. Sometimes; It may seem it is just you and Jesus. That is the majority

 

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Heart to Heart

Luke 17:1: Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!

Luke 17:2: It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.

Luke 17:3: Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

Luke 17:4: And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

I know that according to the Word of God; we must forgive. The Word of God is the final authority in my life.  

Hebrews 9:27: And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

2 Corinthians 5:10: For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

Which is why; I pre-forgive. I agree; that I am in a different time than when I was younger.

When I have asked the question “Did I offend you?” and your answer was no.

I apologized because of the way that you treated me caused me to think that.

There is nothing more that I feel I can or should do.

As of December 23, 2011; anyone that feels that I have offended them; please forgive me. I have gone to each person that I thought that I offended.

If I did not come to you; it is because I am not aware that I offended you. Please forgive me.

Matthew 5:22: But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

I will not get outside of the Will of God for anyone.

I declare to be free of any past un-forgiveness.

I declare a new beginning.

If you are one of those people; speak now or forever hold your peace.

Evidently; the disciples knew they were going to need help.

Luke 17:5: And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.

Luke 17:6: And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.

I have found myself in a process that only God can take me through; God is teaching me to depend on Him.

Even the more.

When I was in Oklahoma; I did not need to want for anything. That in actuality was not a good place for me to be in.

I can only speak for myself; I grew up learning to be independent. For a Woman it is not good to be too independent.

When I had the five children that were dependent on me; we made it with the Lord’s help.

My children kept me grounded.

Now; I must learn to depend upon the Lord. Please; don’t misunderstand me. I still have my children. My

Son and his wife drove for some hours to see about me. For that I am grateful and appreciative.

Psalm 46:1: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

I do not want to place undue stress on them.

I can’t think that God would take care of the 6 of us and now that it is only me? God is going to leave me. satan you are a lying demon.

My body is not yet ready to go back to work. I have tried.

The Lord will make whatever changes in me and my life; He deems necessary.

I don’t mind waiting on the Lord.

 

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