Every generation has its trade mark. Especially the youngsters who are contained by what they consider trendy.
They are so full of energy. They are invincible in their own minds. Who can stop them? Though we try we must comply as we too were once the youngsters of our time.
They create and popularize their own music and fashionable wear. All the genres has to comply in order to survive to make money. Those who remain on the cutting edge becomes fashionable and idolize by the youngsters of the day.
Trend Of Times
Control the youngsters and secure a future on the cutting edge of time.
Harvest their energy and be empowered to control the spirit and principalities. Where things presumed good are evil and steep in idolatry. Who can change the trend of times? The Lord strong and mighty!
“’In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.
The Way To Go
The youngsters are ready, prepared and they are invincible. Trendy in their minds raised in the way of the Lord and will never again depart from it. Descending from the East to the West ready for systemic change. Who can stop the trend of time? Though for the good of the land we try.
Our children and grand children will be as a mighty rushing wind. Trendy and invincible. Whose spirit speaks by prophetic words as the Spirit of God gives utterances.
The rulers are confused because all their secrets are made knows by dreamers. Dreamers like Daniel, held captive in the high and wicked places where spirits and principalities rule. Sought out by scientific minds and regarded as of soothsayers instead of the prophetic spirits of God. The hearts of the politically minded will burn like the fiery firmest of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. The governments will be as Nebuchadnezzar furious in their rage to maintain control.
Customs Last Stand
The Customary things, who can resist them. Thinking that we know but not like we should. Thinking more highly of ourselves than we should. Exalted and abased as the world turns.
The final Turn
Repentance will be easy for the righteous who turns and go in the way of the Spirit. Trendy and righteous in their ways.
I recall the meeting of the twelve in the Upper Room. Contrasting with with the G20 in Italy.
If Jesus was invited I imagine His saying, ‘what you do do it quickly.’ Stop dragging your feet about it.
Not one word of prophecy will be ignored. The Stars of God will never be subordinate to the stars of the world.
Contrary to popular belief, God will destroy them who destroys the Earth.
Never said anything about saving those who tries to saves the Earth. That’s the benefit of salvation.
The president of America went to see the Pope and was affirmed to be a good Catholic and to keep going to confession.
Russia and China stayed home and attended the G20 remotely. When it comes to climate change or staying the hand of God, the poorer nations wants the richer to put their money where their money is.
Even now the ships are stranded at sea with merchandise aboard as the trucks are parked empty.
The virus pandemic is being replaced by a financial virus as China’s monopoly and defaults raises the price of goods and whatsoever is done in secret is coming to light according to scripture.
The change of currency is an open door to digital or a cashless societies of the world. The average man invest in hope of making millions. Him who was forgiven his debt will demand payment by scripture reference in full or require the mark of ownership.
The friend of the world is a subject of the Man of Sin. Him who is not for him is against him.
A friend of Jesus is not a friend of the man of sin and will be denied the opportunity to conduct business and transactions.
The implication of all these current events is according to the fulfillment of biblical scriptures. The Anaconda tightens it’s grip with every struggle as the victims cry, ‘I can’t breathe! Mamma!
A parent looks in the face of the child with joy saying, Goo-goo Gaga. Oshawa-aazhawe boo which (You can determine your own translation that best describe your little one) reads like a scene from a Halloween movie. Where the new born flops it’s arm and feet as if trying to swim away from its mothers unusual gesture.
Baby learns to smile and cry as the journey begins this living soul comes to know the love of God. Resting in the everlasting arms of God.
Goo-goo Gaga says more of love than words can say. Still we hastened the process to learn the language we speak. There remains a rest for the people of God to which we come as little children. The kingdom of heaven is as little children. Loving instinctively from cradle to grave. The haven of its mother’s womb to the realities of life on Earth. So sad a baby is born lacking the examples of true love.
The love of God is a safe place to be. A leap of faith that fans the flame of love between God and man. Praying that the hardship of this life will not consume the joy of living.
There is much to say for and against Pro-life. Sad when a mother think it best to stifle the life within her. To relinquish herself from the process of the gift of life.
Unto us a child is born and His name is Jesus. Like Moses He was given for the hope of survival. A mother’s love can be so unpredictable who can judge her sacrifice. She’ll do the unthinkable to protect her children. Moses mother was Jochebed, not many knows her name. She was his mother as well as his auntie. A Hebrew woman living in slavery in Egypt before the exodus. She was the daughter of a Levite.
She made an ark of her own and sent her infant son Moses down the river of life. Relying on the commonality of a woman’s love to the glory of her children. The child is the glory of its mother. The mother is the glory of its father and the father is the glory of God. Not necessarily in that order by the virgin birth of Jesus Christ.
With her last measure of hope in God she trusted her instincts against the decree of barbarous men. To become the primary care taker of her own mosaic child. Moses grew up in the world of Egypt but not of Egypt. Aborted from the life he knew Moses was banished alone and exiled to the sands of the desert. Presumably to die.
Reflections of Messiah
Moses reminds me of Jesus the Messiah who like Moses was sent into this world but not of this world. To become the savior of the world. Banished from the world Like Moses, like Jesus we anticipate the promise. That the child will be kings and priest unto God. And we shall reign the Earth.
‘It’s hard on a pimp.’
Men of Earth have lost their God given right to rule and protect as God rule and protects His children from the barbaric rule of Law. Which is nothing more than Goo Goo Ga Ga! to a righteous man.
What Love God has for the world that He gave His only begotten Son. Sent Him down the River of life for the hope of the world. Would Abba ask anything that He Himself have not sanctioned or sacrificed? For that reason we worship the Lamb of God. The ram in the bush. Caught in the thorns of life. Sacrifice with thorns on His crown as it is written at the Crossing of His life, here lies king of the Jews. Antisemitism at its worst.
Forsaken and alone, ransomed for the children of God Jesus gave up the ghost, ‘into your hands I commit my Spirit.’ Still here we are today living in and of the soul of Jesus Christ. The supernatural world of the living and the dead knows the authoritative name of Jesus in any language. Like the magnetic pull of a giant planet, the universe and all that is consist by Him. He is high and lifted up.
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.
When all else fails we come as little children into the kingdom of Heaven. Although His Word is as Goo-goo Gaga to ears that hear and the blind who sees the delightful voice of God summarized here in this post. Goo Goo Gaga. Still we wonder as John The Baptist asking, Lord are you the promise or is there another?
Abba smothered His children with kisses and tears of joy, Sprinkled with love like an ice cream cone with toppings from the corners of this world. In the silent expression of an infant child we stretch our hands and kick our feet in anticipation of God. That unconditional love our Father is muddled up in the political decree of men. Men who cannot see or hear the language of heaven. To them it is meaningless words of Goo-goo GaGa.
In the memory of the children who never was and shall always be in the presence of God.
“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,”
Silence speaks louder than words that gets nothing done. Talk is cheap. Put your money where your mouth is. How are these statements popularized. I must be seen and not heard is another not so popular one. Everyone wants to be seen and heard. As if driven by an on stoppable force. Most of what we hear cannot be verbalized. It is the chattering voice of God in all things saying, faith comes by hearing and hearing the Word of God. Calling and prodding like a sheep herder. Listen I say, listen. Shhh! Life is God in everything. In Him the universe consists. Confining its infancy or the innocence to the tree of the knowledge of good and evil from the tree of life. To which we come as little children. Life has no specific agenda and is not in fear of death. Life is before and beyond anything imaginable.
Seed Of Life
Death itself is a martyrdom to life by comparison. What a concept? that unless a seed falls to the ground and dies it can never produce after its own kind. We can transform the energy of a single seed for different usages but it won’t be the continuity of its own kind or of its likeness. The same is like unto idolatry or the ignorance of man who is not a reflection in the image of God. If life had an agenda, it is to seek out and maintain the natural order of reproduction. Which was the order of worship to produce after its own kind.
‘ dust we are and to dust we shall return’ are fighting words against the natural order of life in the image of God. Like, the Angelic rebellion in heaven continues here on foreign soil. All our well intended inventions is marked for the survivors of an evil intent against life in the image of God. Because the evidence of a single believer in Christ is worth more to God than the preparation of Hell.
… and God called, Adam where are you? Echoes in the darkness of the deep. The omnipresence of God repels the presence of evil as believers are repelled in the world.
Adam replied, I heard your voice walking in the Garden and hide myself. Oh! So now you are dead to Me, by way of consuming the knowledge of Good and evil I commanded you not to eat of by the transformation of death. Even in a state of death and sin, Adam was able to hear the voice of God walking in the Garden. That first Adam became as the ‘Walking Dead’ in the Garden of Eden. Now unless the Man stretch out and is born again in the second Adam He cannot see God. As Jesus said, if you can see who I Am you have seen the Father. What an awesome statement to remember when we pray as babes in Christ.
Can You Hear Me Now?
I said all that to say that God is omnipresent in and by whatever we conclude. Some born of death and some born unto everlasting life. The simplicity of our independent choice to choose the life of Christ. By definition is the seed of God that fell to the ground. It’s only a fool that says in their own heart, there is no God. Or that they are the pivotal point that leads to God.
Jesus said that He is the truth and the life. Who else can proclaim to be the Word of God with such a foundational support system. He Himself confessing that His word are not His but that of God the Father. With Him being the first of many. Not by linage but by the Son Of God.
You Go God
I once knew an elderly blond hair lady with an overwhelming presence saying, I must be seen and not heard. Her presence spoke louder in silence than the most talkative.
It wasn’t until I engaged her in conversation I realized that the ministry of her church took priority over everything else. Say what we will, it behooves to know your calling. Will God use unrighteousness to accomplish His righteousness or vice versa. That’s a good question seeing that He uses both respectfully. Consider a man born in sin and shaped in iniquity is born again in Jesus Christ. You Go God!
Ears that Hears
Let me speak more clearly, the foundation of a structure communicates in support of the entire building. Simply so because everything is directly or indirectly connected to it. Ok dah? You don’t understand. I should be more precise or instructional. It’s like an open statement that requires independent thinking of your own in order to remain connected to God and to reproduce after your own kind. Anything else is a copy of someone else foundational belief or concept. A concept at best because only God is life and that by the life of Christ., Death and resurrection offers a better entrance to life or God as we understand Him to be. Let’s face it, an apple tree and a snake definition of God won’t do in this generation. They demand more because they can hear more.
Death And Taxes
Caesar have his god given rights and so do we. Don’t trust you life to the flip of a coin. Wake up man!
Death! Where is your sting and grave where is your victory. It is swallowed up life. We who are alive will be caught up together with the dead in Christ. Finding that hard to believe? Have you notice the science of things lately. The imagination of Man made in the image of God is a constant battle to the Tree of life. I can see my mother there beckoning to her children. Come on let’s go into the joy of the Lord. God bless her and my father too.
The Call of God
God the Father is life even as Jesus Christ is the life of all things created. The life in Him is the Word of God the Father. The voice of the Holy Spirit gives us understanding to the Word of truth. John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word….
The voice of God shines in the darkness of the deep and God affectionately known as Jesus became the instructor of life for all things made by the power of His Word. Safe guarding the way of the tree of life by the Word of His mouth. This is where we separate the men from the boys.
Let’s put away from among us petty things such as the doctrine of Christ. according to Hebrews Six, God willing.
“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,”
With the Holy Spirit functional In our life we need not that anyone should teach us other than to make ready and available the words of God. I know you wish that everyone would drink of the same cup. I get it. But what about you there hiding in the garden. What’s your name?
Ever gone to the mail box to find it empty except for junk mail? No news is good news we remark. All the bills are up to date and in good standing, praise God. Except for junk mail. Junk mail is to be in right standing with the world. Even as righteousness is to be to be in right standing with God.
The influence of comedy is hilarious in the cycle of life. I imagine going to the movies in the kingdom of heaven and everyone is rejoicing to see the last episode of mortal life. Jesus has the leading role of the thirteen minus one of the twelve. All the greats of the Bible had their run and have passed on except for Jesus. Who was resurrected from the dead after three or so days. Born again believers are knitted into the fabric of His Body and so the stage is set for the greatest role of our lives in the kingdom of heaven.
Nine To Five
The worst day of a nine to five is payday when your bills are past due and living from paycheck to paycheck. Direct deposit circles the green back to where it began in the cycle of life. Living the dream we remark sarcastically. Working for a living is an illusion of hope for the working man.
Rich Man Poor Man Beggar Man Thief
Doesn’t rich men persecute you? Rich men won’t partner with a work hand and God won’t work without us. Win lose or draw, the workman’s is the commodity of life. Even as Adam was made to till the land. Highway robbery on the very best day of a nine to five. The righteous live by faith praying, give us this day our daily bread because sufficient is the evil of the day in the cycle of life.
The modern day activist is a are of riotous manner. Fighting for their rightful place beneath the stars of God. All the factions of a civil rights movement is poised to share in the kingdoms of the world. Fighting for justice against a flaming sword that guarding the way to the tree of life.
Who was it that expelled us from paradise?
promising new heavens and a new Earth.
It was the Lord strong and mighty.
In the battle of the angels Satan fell from heaven. Jesus was already here because he said, I saw Satan fall from heaven like lightning. The cause and effects of lightning makes a good study against the backdrop of a Satanic fall.
Lightning is a naturally occurring electrostatic discharge during which two electrically charged regions, both in the atmosphere or with one on the ground, temporarily equalize themselves, causing the instantaneous release of as much as one gigajoule of energy. Wow!
For as the lightning goes forth from the east and shines to the west, so shall be the coming of the Son of man.
Not to be confused with lightening, but what an interesting concept for the average man walking in the spirit. Lightening is a drop in the level of the uterus during the last weeks of pregnancy as the head of the fetus engages in the pelvis. Consider the Son of God prophesied to come as the only begotten Son of God. Fashioning things to the likeness of His Father. As He is the potter and we are the clay, formed from the dust of the ground, Jesus mediates the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Like a fetus pushed from Mother Earth, Adam was forced from the Garden. The consolation is the reconstruction of the universe as the Lord makes it His personal business to prepare a more perfect kingdom of God.
Brothers against brothers, Cane killed Abel on moral grounds. Complaining that his punishment is too severe because the people of the world is united to kill him on sight for his crime against his brother. Vengeance is mine says the Lord and proclaiming judgement on anyone with even the thought of killing him.
Lord I ask, wouldn’t that have been an easy fix? Obviously of course believes now have better promise to be kings and priest unto our God and we shall reign the earth.
Able went on to building cities with the finest fabrications making a name for themselves. Confused by languages yet we stretch for the tree of life.
Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Man made in the image of God and shaped in iniquity, the called is sanctified, justified to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. Beyond reproach we enter by grace into the kingdom of heaven within, as the world’s endeavor is to whatever they imagined to do.” LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of Us, knowing good and evil. And now, lest he reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life, and eat, and live forever…
✓ Words of wisdom hidden in the circles of life reviled of a quickening spirit.
We must be born again of water and of the Spirit. First to the house of Israel and then by invitation to ever nation.
A far reaching connotative interpretation of the the Spirit of God moving upon the face of the water saying,
let there be light and there was light.
Nicodemus didn’t understand until he believed and he was a teacher of the law.
Asking, can a man enter again to his mother’s whom?
How can the law be perfect if not by a more perfect law of love, water and of the spirit. A concept that is totally beyond our imaginary confines.
The Born Again
Taking flight of our traditions we pass from darkness into the marvelous Light of God. Even as Abram moved on his belief to become the father of faith, we also are the good pleasures of God. By the confession of our mouth we believe that the sacrifice of Jesus Christ is our transition into the kingdom of heaven. Because we believe we pass from death to life and are saved from the death angel.
Ministering unto Jesus Christ in the world yet not of this world. The only way of salvation is by the resurrection of the born again in Christ.
The simplicity of believing by obedience is this new and improve law of faith to which Jesus has the leading role. Not loving by the emotion of a chemical reaction in our bodies but by the connection we have one to another in the love of God. If a religion is not centered on love and forgiveness what good is it except to stifle the love of God and of one to another.
The Earth belongs to the Lord and the fullness there of.
The Lord said to my Lord,
“Sit at My right hand
until I put Your enemies
under Your feet.”
My religion declares, we work as unto the Lord. So we work and we pray, Oh Lord it ain’t easy for a working man.
I owe I owe so off to work I go.
I believe that you will do what you said you will do
and I trust you with my life.
Whosoever will loose their life for the sake of Christ will find it, as we pray one for another…
Our Father who are in heaven
hallowed be the name
thy kingdom come thy will be done
blank blank blank blank blank blank blank….give us today our daily bread and forgive us our debt blank blank blank blank blank.
Let’s keep it real.
If we don’t believe and obey
Our prayer are vain repetitions of the unrepentant heart.
Jesus told us first hand that the the kingdom and the will of God will come. John taught his disciples the prayer of repentance by baptism and by special request the disciple of Christ wanted a prayer vision for themselves.
A New Vision of Prayer
One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” A prayer of repentance. Can you imagine life so resourceful and balanced by a single prayer that governs all of humanity. The principle of repentance and forgiveness is swallowed up in love of God. Same as sin is swallowed up in the grave. Like one church submerged in the ministry of John’s repentance, we travel by way of Jesus Christ into the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. While He Jesus walked with us we had no necessity for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. He Himself baptized of John’s baptism of repentance. Let it be said He for the fulfillment of scripture. Him who had no sin became sin. In the eyes of God salvation is possible for the lost beneath the stars by the death and resurrection of Jesus. Lord God of heaven and the universe. Now that He is risen the power of the Father Son and Holy Spirit is come on us to do the works of Christ.
That’s a tall order for the wicked. Only The Body Of Christ is anointed for that work. Like a sleeping giant we rise to the occasion as God will hear the cry of His people. We are as refugees in the earth with a citizenship in heaven.
The Antichrist will play copycat sanctioning forgiveness without repentance never to be repented of. As the religions of the world persecutes the remnant seed of the woman or the body of Christ. I see them now in a form of godliness denying the power of Christ. ‘What to do’? So it is the scripture is fulfilled.
And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.” In Genesis the seed of the woman is Jesus. In Revelation the remnant of her seed which keep the commandments and have the testimony of Jesus Christ are what’s left of the church of God.
The Holy Spirit is come to protect the body of Christ and church of God. Obviously in the world, the church will have produced children of her own. Who have fallen away according to the parable of the Sower. Left behind in the resurrection of the dead to suffer the consequences of not abiding under the shadow of the Almighty.
The god of this world will declare open season on the remnant seed of the church classified as haters because of their testimony of Christ. Especially because they are the residue of the church who kept the commandments of God and for gospel of Jesus Christ. OMG! If we can’t live in Christ now how? will they live when the manifestations of the Spirit of Jesus Christ is no longer in the Earth. The sacrifice of Jesus burns the hearts of the wicked and the cry of His blood will be silent in the earth as Satan is release from his chuckles.
For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” … Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the bread they eat. And as for you, brothers, never tire of doing what is right.
The good news of the gospel of the kingdom is offensive at best to the hoarding up of wealth. By that example we know who is in the world and who is not of the world.
I have dabbled around with penny stocks and the information I gain is worth more than the returns. The love of money is the root of all evil and the idea of money producing after it’s own kind is treacherous and unforgiving. Stepping away from our Father’s kingdom where His will rules and the government is on His shoulders, the remnant of her seed is became as vagabonds in the earth.
Nation Against Nation
How is the sovereignty of a nation becomes the sovereign world before our very eyes.
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle…
If anyone doesn’t welcome you or listen to what you say, leave that house or city, and shake its dust off your feet…
…the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.
Such a Dilemma preaching the gospel of the kingdom to the world. The evangelicals preach in ignorance support of the kingdom of this world. Making ready a copycat messiah to take charge of an internationals community. Democracy has completed its cycle of life. Socialism is a bridge to communism. The bedrock of our evil hearts in the cycles of life. My educated guess is that the copycat will establish a international day of forgiveness without repentance.
Mimicking the prophet Jonah this generation looks for tangible things in worship.
An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and there will be no sign given to it, except the sign of the prophet Jonah.” He left them, and departed.
Six of one & half dozen of the other
The more things change the more they stay the same.
The good and the bad existing together until Christ return to make His distinction between us.
Being shrewd in business is the work ethics of rich men persecuting us to do the work of three for the price of one. Laughing their way to the bank in ignorance of scriptures. Oh rich man your money perishes with you.
In the kingdom of heaven the laborers received equal pay regardless to length of time worked. There is no such thing as over time at time and a half.
There is no hourly rate of pay in the kingdom God. The harvest takes priority to working whilst it is day for the night is coming when no man can work. The harvest is plenty but the laborers are few according to the work ethics of God. The unjust will accuses God but it’s His business to do as He very well pleased. The earth is the Lords and its fullness belongs to Him.
I’m good, it’s all good we say without thought that only God and the will of his kingdom is the cycle of life beneath the globe.
Owing assets and providing service for a profit ain’t nothing new. It’s the same animal circling the fence.
One of the first judgement in the earth for our disobedience was to curse the ground from whence we came. God evicted His own from paradise. Sparing not His only Son.
Now we work for a living by the sweat of our head to make ends meet. And if a man doesn’t work he shouldn’t eat of any kingdom.
No one is saved pushing a plow or tilling the land. Enslaved to the earth from whence we came. Jesus is the hope of salvation.
Delicacies Of Life
The kingdom of heaven is near to us and the increase of knowledge is of no comparison to the faith of a working man.
Working as unto the Lord in the kingdom of God.
The labor of this world is for the pleasures of sin.
Not that pleasure is wrong but when we become lovers of pleasure we also become lovers of ourselves and not lovers of God.
I can’t think of any nation who loves God more than they love their own economy and the pleasures there of. How is the kingdom of God is different?
It’s in you and for you. The only commodity is joy and peace in the Holy Spirit.
A kingdom where the working man prospered even as his soul is prosperous.
Like having your cake and eat it too in the circle of life.
14For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive yours.
If the testimony of any nation does not reflect the good news of the kingdom, then only two things can happen. History repeats itself in the law of sowing and reaping.
There is nothing new from under the sun,
only that as knowledge increases the man will decrease to an artificial form of intelligence.
Like tigers circling it’s cage we sing.
Around and around and around we go.
Where we gonna end up nobody know.
The law of sowing and reaping will always be that.
Reaping what you sow.
Seed time and harvest is niches in the cycles of life.
The rich owns everything and service it back to the poor at an inflated price.
The poor will always be with us as rich men come and go.
Goods and services is a craven necessity because the Earth refuse to yield its fruits.
The Blinding Light
Not by water but by fire this time. Purging the heavens and the earth of all evil, righteousness remains forever.
This generation will ask what do you mean? I’ve learned at an early age to read between the lines. A necessary skill for walking by faith.
The man of this world will continually strive to make a name for himself. Like babbling fools with no regard for the debt of credit owed to the kingdom of God. Generations come and go inventing new ways of doing the same thing. Ever learning and never coming to the knowledge the truth. Jesus is the way the truth and the life. The blinding light of the gospel hidden in plain sight.
Who knows if God will allow a good return on all the clever inventions. There is turbulence on the cutting edge. With every revaluation we lose the ability to be human, walking in the spirit of God.
The rain falls on the just and the unjust. What to do and so it goes. The end will come and Him who is called the beginning and the end will be glorious in this everlasting kingdoms of God.
Going from faith to faith and from glory to glory we press for the mark.
God will never cease to amaze His workman that’s walking in the Spirit of God.
‘if any one the sanctuary of God doth waste, him shall God waste; for the sanctuary of God is holy, the which ye are.’
Be angry and sin not
We all have underline issues that causes us to accuse God for the life we have in terms of our abusive ways. It is as natural to us as holiness is to God. We as a people cannot control our sinful nature or come to terms as to the appropriate way to be angry without sin. We are an angry race primarily by the abuses of sin. Struggling to survive from the day we were born. One way or another we’ll pass on the many variances of this plague of angry against God and man. My mother’s often said, ‘anger is like acid that destroys the container.’ But what to do? Not that she did nothing, she was steadfast social worker I ever knew. The best Christians are good social workers.
Our hearts are deceitful and our minds are continually enmity against God according to the Bible.
Asking question such as, where was God and why does abuse happen to the innocent. Blaming God inadvertently we blame ourselves. Passing the buck, we propagate an age old feeling of low self esteem that punishes at every point of reference for much longer than two thousands years ago.
…And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
I believe that there is no way avoiding the influences of sin or the laws of God who rules in affairs of men. That interactive nature by the anuser that only Jesus can fix permanently. It doesn’t matter the religion of choice. We all suffer various abuse by virtue of being born and especially the born agains who is commanded to love and forgive. Therein lies the underline problem to which the teachings of Jesus is conditioned to solve. At first we struggled against God in the world and then we struggle with God against the world. Living a life that is better sweet by the experiences of our own abusive nature. It’s like looking in a mirror to see our face but the eyes reflects a history best forgotten. Have no fear Jesus is near.
It gets personal I know. Sin is a blanket word in terms of abuse. I ask myself, what if there wasn’t the knowledge of sin or the lasting effects of sin in the world? How would we strive to become civil with each others moral stands regarding hate crimes against humanity and against God. How can we escape the consequences of our own nature as victims and victimizers, if not through the shed blood and the redemptive attitude of Jesus Christ the Lamb of God?
Old time people puts it simple, ‘Jesus is the Answer and the more analytical we become the more abusive we are to each other. Some are able to mask their abusive nature becoming hardened and numb their own faults. Craving for legitimacy hardly apt to confess our faults one to another. Confession is good for the soul and God wants us to prosper even as our soul prospers. Often I pray, Lord not according to my knowledge and understanding but according to your wisdom I remain silent until you speak in me. Please forgive me.
The Blame Game
I by no means minimize the far reaching tentacles of abuse. Especially for the experiences of physical, sexual and mental abuses. Anyone finding this article offensive, forgive me. I pray that you forgive forget and survive the vicious cycles of sin and abuse against God and man, woman, boys and girls. God is able to heal giving the joy of life no one can take away because it originated in God.
Forgiving and forgetting the effects of abuse from the inside out. Both in our spiritual life and in our soul. Don’t harbor hate but love God and our neighbor as well as ourselves because God is love in His simplest form. Owe no one nothing but to love them, esteeming each other higher than ourselves being servants of God.
The accuser of the brethren himself cannot enter into our most holy self because the kingdom of heaven is within us. We are made in the image of God. God said that ‘greater is He that is within us than he that is in the world.’ being born we are shaped in iniquity. Jesus is our hope of Glory.
Temptations are natural but the tempter won’t be around to see it through. Leaving us to commit and share in the responsibility our own sinful acts. The origination of sins is blanketed in the pride of life and the downfall of all mankind. Justifying ourselves we cry beneath the weight of sin that is so easily besetting. Subtly we accuse and abuse saying the Devil made me do it.
I was recently asked, why is life so hard for a working black man? I replied with a question of my own. If you were offered houses and lands with all the food you can eat, would you be the administrator of the Antichrist or would you prefer to till the land? He replied without hesitating, I couldn’t sell my family so I wouldn’t accept. For what it’s worth that’s a true story.
Why am I abused we accused? I must have brought it on myself. What did I do? God will not save me because He doesn’t love me. Nobody loves me. I hate myself for being so vulnerable, why would anyone love me? I don’t really like myself. If they knew me they wouldn’t love me, so why pretend to be any more than I am. Hiding from God like Adam did in the Garden.
The Devil is a slanderer enforcing the attitudes of a prideful life. Victims we are of a familiar spirits that knows us more than we know of our own genetic code.
The Devil made me do it
Where was the Devil when God called, Adam where are you? Adam replied, I heard your voice walking in the Garden and hid myself. Adam’s guilt did not hinder God from showing up. He Adam passed on that blame game to us as well as to Eve. Eve to the Devil and the Devil being lifted in pride accused God.
Likewise where was that Devil when we perpetrated the demons of your own abuse? For example our natural tendency to be angered against God and man. Be angry and sin not is a life long study of perfection.
The responsibility for forgiveness is ours for the asking and forgiving. First of God by our own repentance and then from our neighbor as ourselves. It is a package deal just like the first and second commandment. God owes us nothing except to love us in the person of His son who died for our sins. He Himself being innocent of sin.
Forgiveness has to be cultivated in a progressive manner, starting with God who forgives us through Jesus Christ. Casting our own sins into a sea of forgetfulness. All our sins are throne into the same sea by God, regardless of its severity. Forgiveness is better when the sin is forgotten. Cast into the sea of forgetfulness was our sins of abuses through Jesus Christ. If you have a better offer, run with it. Okay! So your sins are more regrettable than mine. Keep under control that abusive nature by talking to someone anointed to be empathic. Seek out the many gifted psychologists and social workers working on the frontline of recovery. Recover is not complete without the forgiveness of sin. For that we need the five fold ministry given to the Church. Ephesians 4:11-13, “And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ; until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ” (NASB).
Finally My Friend,
It was Jesus the Son of God in His final moments of abuse cried, My God, My God why have you forsaken me? Totally out of character for the Son Of God. It is said that He experienced hematohidrosis while praying in the garden of Gethsemane …“and being in anguish he prayed more earnestly and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.”
Reading where Jesus ask of His Father, if there be any other way let this burden of abuse pass from me. Nevertheless not my will but your will be done. The curse of the cross was as compulsory for salvation as was the curse in the Garden compulsory after the fall. Sin is a blanket term nurturing the pride of life, where as salvation is for the individual own repentance and forgiveness but you have to ask for it. Might not get exactly what you ask for but it will feel a whole lot better.
Adam blamed God for giving him the woman. Blaming her for his own disobedience. Eve blamed the Serpent, birthing children in anguish. The Devil accused God of being selfish not wanting us to know good and evil as He does. Knowing fully well that his only chance to take the earth from mankind was if we know him as well as we know the Lord. The glory of heaven versus the pleasures of sin is a temporary experience we pass through. There is a joy not given by man and no man can take it away. It’s like being born again in the kingdom of God.
And I heard a loud voice saying in Heaven, “Now have come salvation and strength, and the Kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ; for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, who accused them before our God day and night.
God’s ultimate rebuttal to the abuses of sin is Jesus Christ. So that according to John 3:16 He provided grace and we must be determined to walk in it. Sin is a blanket description that strives on our sense of pride. To be lifted up in the pride of life is to exalt ourselves above measure. Whoever exalts themselves shall be abased. Much like that crafty slanderous Devil did in the garden. That’s it right there my friend! Be healed in Jesus name.