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|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 12:35pm On Oct 11|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Sun, October 11, 2020
Topic: Preserved Life ✝️
The Spirit's Word: And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight. Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury. John 19:39-40 KJV
The women, with Nicodemus went with spices to preserve the Body of Jesus. Believers are the body of Christ. 1 Corinthians 12:27. The above is also a figure of what the New Testament Church ought to do with respect to the spices, ointment and fragrance, which are symbolic for the prayers of the Saints (golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints. Revelation 5:.The altar of incense in the tabernacle of Moses was meant to offer up the spices as a sweet smelling odour unto the Lord. Exodus 30. There're some specially called into this Intercessory priesthood. We are at a time when the prayers of the Saints for the church is most needed. Take up your responsibility and intercede for the saints. The church of Christ is one. Persecution of believers in certain regions of the world does not mean we in other regions are unaffected. Hear what Paul said: And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it. 1 Corinthians 12:26. This is the reality of the Church.
An understanding of the Body as an individual, and as a Church will place us aright to take up the intercessory role of Saints. We are all priests according to Revelation 5:10, and one of the chief roles of a priest is intercession. It's time to do away with all selfish desires and denominationalism. The enemy can't prevail against a united church. For this reason, Jesus said He will build his church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18. The church needs to comes into perfect unity. Ephesians 4:12-13. How do we intercede for the Body? The Bible tells us we don't how how to pray as we ought to. Hence, we are told to pray in the Spirit. Romans 8:26-27. There are many right now who are perceiving the coming wave, and they are carrying burdens within their spiritual wombs. They find that they can't sleep well at night because we must all stand in the gap. There are angels who have been sent to many as a result of the calling they've been given. I pray you are sensitive to the move of God in this season.
Reminder: Watch and pray.
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by ochibuogwu5: 4:13pm On Oct 11|
Nothing can satisfy the life of any human being apart HIS CREATOR(GOD)
He calls us to *this satisfaction by His mercy and grace through faith in His Son; Jesus Christ*
"The one who made the hearts of men knows their remedy, only him can know how to satisfy it" (Joonie's 2dimples)
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by Gab25(m): 6:40pm On Oct 11|
*She is here Again!!!!*
See the differences between the Bible days Syrophenician woman and our Modern Day PSYCOPHONICIAN woman. This comic but True....
From the table of ChristOMEGAVisionfilms
THE PSYCOPHONICIAN WOMAN
Laugh but get the message.
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|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by JimmyDarmody: 9:16am On Oct 12|
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by ochibuogwu5: 9:59am On Oct 12|
"My son, hear the instruction of your father(that agrees with the teachings of Jesus Christ Crucified), And do not forsake the law of your mother(that agrees with the teachings of Jesus Christ Crucified); For they will be a graceful ornament on your head, And chains about your neck."
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by ochibuogwu5: 10:12am On Oct 12|
New age doctrines, yoga, demonic-meditations, emptying your mind, crystals, sage, the moon, sound-healing, reiki, witchcraftery, veganism, the seeker(law of attraction), horoscope-meaning/interpretation/application, occultism, Kama-sultra, mahanta, re-incarnation, voodoo, charms, unbelief-in-the-gospel e.t.c. will never bring any enlightenment to your life/mind as human being
a temporal fleet of feeling happy then an instant swap of *demonic horrors, attacks and torments* and if the mercy of God does not prevail over judgment such a person will die and be swallowed-up in eternal damnation in hell-fire.
Let us not hesitate to obtain mercy from the throne of grace for those who are unbelievers in the gospel of Jesus Christ Crucified that they may use the grace of God in their lives to accept the unbroken eternal relationship of God which offers *the only peace human souls are longing for* and do not hesitate to tell them no matter how *judgmental/hurting/unbearable to their background beliefs/ideology* it might sound that they need to humble themselves, reject such deceitful invocations(quest for abstract powers) and accept the Lordship of Jesus Christ in their lives.
Hell-fire does not just start after death, it is the torment of any human soul whether biologically dead or alive who has not *completely surrendered to the Lordship of Jesus Christ Crucified*. These people are going through *torturous lifestyle* even though physically they will abuse us; who come to come to share the gospel with them but with the eyes of Christ at work in us through His Holy Spirit we know that they are like sheep without a shepherd thus
"Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. 36 *But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.* 37 Then He said to His disciples, *“The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. 38 Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest*. ”
(Matthew 9:35-38 NKJV)
Let us not give up praying to obtain mercy from the throne of grace for unbelievers in the gospel and sharing the unadulterated gospel with them no matter how terrible there situations seems or how hardened they appear in sinfulness or how pleasurable their lives appears at the surface or how coordinated their false religion appears even with their persecution against the body of Christ for Jesus also died for their redemption on the Cross thus "....this is the grace of God that Jesus Christ tested death for *every human being* " (Hebrews 2:9)
Anybody who starts cursing and giving-up on unbelievers in the gospel no matter how persecuting and aggressive they appear, has turned into the enemy of Jesus Christ because such a person is praying that the life sacrifice of Jesus on the Cross for each human being including such people should be wasted and such person(s) should be sent into hell-fire fast-fast thus Jesus rebuked his own disciples who wanted to call down fire on those who denied him access through their country just like Elijah thus
"And when His disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, just as Elijah did?”
55 But He turned and rebuked them, and said, “You do not know what manner of spirit you are of. 56 For the Son of Man did not come to destroy men’s lives but to save them.” And they went to another village." (Luke 9:54-56)
Those of us who are saved now should remember that we were once sinners but *His mercy found us and we collaborated with the grace of Salvation* hence we have nothing to boast because what we have now is *not by merit but by HIS MERCY* hence we should stand in the gap on the throne of God's grace obtaining mercy for ourselves to have grace to remain on this throne of grace faithfully till the end and for those who have not collaborated with the grace of salvation to receive HIS MERCY also.
"For He says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whomever I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whomever I will have compassion.” 16 So then it is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs, but of God who shows mercy." (Romans 9:15-16)
"Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need."
"And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to His disciples, “Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?”
12 When Jesus heard that, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. 13 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.” (Matthew 9:11-13)
We do not go to the throne of grace to obtain mercy for grace of salvation, holiness, marriage, job, academic-success, career-expertise/promotion, miracles, deliverance, healing e.t.c. and come down then when we need another thing, we go their collect and come down again (in sin, flesh and worldliness) rather *we abide on the throne(inside the crucified body of Jesus Christ through faith in a heart to heart fellowship with His Holy Spirit)* such that His resources *flows ever fresh through us* hence
"I am the vine, you are the branches. *He who abides in Me, and I abide in him, bears much fruit;* for without Me you can do nothing. 6 *If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.* 7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. 8 By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples." (John 15:5-8 )
This is because "It is inside HIM(Jesus Christ Crucified), we live, we move and we have our being/existence" (Acts. 17:28)
Great Grace Brethren!!!
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:33am On Oct 12|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Mon, October 12, 2020
Topic: Flowing With God ✝️
The Spirit's Word: And when the cloud was taken up from over the tabernacle, the children of Israel went onward in all their journeys: But if the cloud were not taken up, then they journeyed not till the day that it was taken up. For the cloud of the Lord was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was on it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel, throughout all their journeys.
Exodus 40:36-38 KJV
I believe wisdom is being sensitive to God's impulse to know what to do per time. The children of Israel journeyed from Egypt to Israel at the impulse of God. He was a cloud by day, and pillar by night. It is God's desire for His children to follow His footsteps and leading. We don't know what will happen a second from any moment. All the battles the Israelites won during their sojourn was because they paid attention to God's leading. Man's wisdom can't go far, but God has given us the Holy Ghost to lead us in His way, and not ours. It is wisdom to know God's assignment for our lives. It will eliminate unnecessary bottlenecks. Let your life be inspired by God, and you will always be at peace. Many are in one uncertainty jumping into the next because they won't let God direct them. Our Lord always flowed with the Holy Spirit, and all men sought Him. Mark 1:37. What God has designed for everyone is to make us a blessing to all. Isaiah 62:7, 1 Peter 2:9. If we would care enough to find out from Him, and allow His guidance, we would be truly blessed and bring God glory. The more we spend time with God, the better we will be at hearing his voice. God requires we give Him our time and hearts.
Reminder: Thus saith the Lord , thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
Isaiah 48:17 KJV
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:21am On Oct 13|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Tue, October 13, 2020
Topic: Don't Live Like A Swine ✝️
The Spirit's Word: And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them. Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked.
Luke 8:32-33 KJV
Have you noticed why the demons begged Jesus to send them into a herd of pigs? Demons only thrive in filthy, unclean and putrid places. They can't enter a place that has light or life. It's the reason why we still talk about sin in the New Testament. Jesus dealt with the sin issue, but many won't let go of sin. Jesus did not object to their request. Someone may say, but those pigs were innocent. We may also say uncleanness is the pig's nature. But in the beginning it was not so. This is why we had clean and unclean animals in the Old Testament. Some animals were corrupted as a result of the fall. Psalm 82:5, Genesis 7:2. This is the whole essence of redemption, not for man alone, but for all of God's creatures. Romans 8:19-22. There is no sane person who would want to have a demon breeding inside of them. However, you don't have to invite them with a letter. They come into your life through sin. You can't be patronising prostitutes and think you don't have more than one devil in you. Neither can you be jumping from bed to bed, and think you are free. It doesn't matter whether you are a believer, they will only avoid your spirit. God has opened my eyes to see these unclean spirits in various forms, shapes and sizes. They are filthy. Did you notice what happened to the pigs? They lost control, ran down a slope and were destroyed. This is the agenda of demons - to destroy the life of their host. If you have been living a life of sin, there is always hope for the living. Repent and forsake that lifestyle. Only through genuine repentance and continuing with the Lord, can you cast out these devils from your life.
Reminder: Many problems in life are caused by devils that entered people through sin. Devils are the reason there is no peace on earth
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:51am On Oct 14|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Wed, October 14, 2020
Topic: Sin Unto Death ✝️
The Spirit's Word: If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it. All unrighteousness is sin: and there is a sin not unto death. Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.
1 John 5:16-17, 21 KJV
Apostle John wrote to some of his converts in his day to warn them about the sin that leads to death. We are talking about spiritual death here. We know that all sin is unrighteousness, but if he got a revelation from God about sinning unto death, we better take note of it. He even talked about praying for the brethren whose sin isn't unto death as there is a clear demarcation. Idolatry was the first sin the Lord addressed right from the days of Abraham up till this day. He is a jealous God. Anything that takes the place of God in a life; and to be bold about it without a sense of guilt or repentance, can lead that soul to be caught off from the presence of God. Recall what God told Jeremiah: Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth. Jeremiah 15:1. The Israelites were caught off on several occasions from God's holiness because their whoredoms were one too many. The Egyptians enslaved them, and so did the Assyrians and Babylonians. This hasn't changed. If you follow other gods, no intercession can prevail. That's what the Bible clearly states. We are instructed not to pray for such a person.
We must be careful how we live our lives. There are multitudes of idols on the earth today. They come in forms that people frown at when mentioned. It is not to say we won't engage in other forms of activity for leisure, growth, development, etc. However, when we set our hearts on these things, a spirit of whoredom automatically displaces the Spirit of God. You make the decisions in your life, whether God stays or goes. It is solely you. This is what God said: Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone. Their drink is sour: they have committed whoredom continually: her rulers with shame do love, Give ye. Hosea 4:17-18. As a result of this judgment, Ephraim was omitted in Revelation chapter seven. God's spirit will never strive with man. Genesis 6:3. For this cause, Apostle John warns that we keep ourselves from idols. It could be money, sports, make up, games, betting, food, drinks, party and revelling. These things on their own are not from the devil. However, when you turn your heart to it, and as a result are no longer touched or moved by God because of it, you back slide into eternal darkness. It is important we evaluate our lives every moment, and every day to ensure our first love is still in place. Let God reign, and not choke.
Reminder: And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 2 Corinthians 6:16 KJV
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by ochibuogwu5: 10:07am On Oct 15|
Sexual immorality via media sharing and usage:
what are you going to do with the video of a girl having sex with a dog ?
What are you doing with videos/pictures of human beings having sexual-intimacy in your possession ?
What are you doing with your eyes glued on movies that is discreetly exhibiting pornography ?
What are you doing with such videos of sexual-immorality in your possession ?
What are you doing with the naked picture of your husband/wife in your phone/electronic devices ?
What are you doing by recording the sexual intimacy you had with your matrimonial spouse in your phones/electronic devices ?
What is the biblical or Holy Spirit approval for matrimonial spouses having what they call sexual intimacy through voice or video-calls ?
Do you want sexual demons to take over your life just through pornography ?
There are human beings who are crying, praying and fasting to be delivered from such sexual immoral lifestyle which started just with *one inquisitive-click on the internet or sexual-immoral-chat to show they are "matured"* and they are in a deep mess that they need another being outside of them to set them free* ?
Beware of what you are requesting or asking to view ?
Beware of what you are insisting or requesting from your matrimonial spouse under the guise of exploring sexual intimacy in matrimony to the fullest, sexual-intimacy for matrimonial spouses is also aspect of your life that is meant to please God not for practicing pornographic-teachings found in videos or magazines or carnal medical personnel.
As a Christian-couple, if you die while having sexual intimacy are you going to Heaven because such engagements was driven by your love to please a holy and loving God whose Son gave His life on the Cross for your salvation or will you be heading to hell-fire because you were trying to practice pornography/Karma-sultra/contraceptive-ideologies-practices or please yourself or please the demand/insistence of your spouse or practice what a carnal medical practitioner advised both of you ?
We are created to please God in all things whether secret-marriage-engagements or public lifestyle thus "You art worthy, O Lord(GOD), to receive glory and honour and power: for You have created *all things*, and for *your pleasure they are and were created*." (Revelation 4:11)
And we have obtained mercy and can always go the throne of grace to always obtain mercy and even remain perpetually on this throne of God's grace obtaining mercy to have grace to be pleasing to GOD in all things thus "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need." (Hebrews 4:16)
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, *which according to his abundant mercy* hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
5 Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time." (1 Peter 1:3-5)
"But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, *I will have mercy*, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but *sinners to repentance*." (Matthew 9:12-13)
Repent from sin/flesh and call on the name of Jesus so that your soul may be saved and set free completely from the dominion of sin and eternal hell-fire which is the consequence-end for sinners...
Any human being who calls on the name of Jesus Christ Crucified for salvation shall be saved completely at any point in time
(Acts. 2:21, Hebrews 7:23-25)
And if the Son of God; Jesus sets any human being free that person shall be completely free from sin and its control and eternal condemnation (John 8:36)
Great Grace Brethren!!!
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:08am On Oct 15|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Thu, October 15, 2020
Topic: Sin Unto Death (Part 2) ✝️
The Spirit's Word: Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.
1 Corinthians 3:16-17 KJV
Yesterday, we saw that idolatry is the sin that leads, even believers, unto death. The number one form of idolatry today is whoredoms or fornication, adultery, perversion and prostitution. Apostle Paul told us God will destroy anyone that defiles His temple. Our bodies are the temple of God. This is a serious matter, considering the level of lasciviousness and lusts in the world today. Even believers are now partakers of all these things. We're talking about believers. Anyone who bows to other gods in their shrine can't be a believer. So, the idolatry that occurs in the church is setting the heart on carnality or vanities, and also fornication. When you commit these vile sins, devils become one with you. The union of marriage is that two become one flesh. Mark 10:8. It didn't say one spirit, or one soul but one flesh. If you think the flesh isn't important, think again. It was only possible for Jesus to bring salvation and redemption through the flesh. The flesh must be held in sanctification and honour. 1 Thessalonians 4:4. The world is filled with darkness since the fall of man. It's a sanctified vessel that grants permission to Him here on earth. 2 Chronicles 7:14. God dwells in light and He is holy.
How terrible is this sin? Hear what Paul said: Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.
1 Corinthians 6:18. Truly, Jesus paid the price for our body, soul and spirit with His blood. It is a great dishonour to live in sin. Christ has become our holiness and righteousness. But where are the fruits of it? It is our personal responsibility to bear fruits of righteousness and holiness unto the Lord. This is not to be justified, but to the praise and glory of God. If God weren't concerned about us living a life of righteousness and true holiness, He wouldn't have to give that warning in the opening Scripture. It says God will destroy anyone, whether you are a man of God or not, that defiles His holy Temple. How can you read this Scripture and still fall into the sin of fornication? Only the perfectly rebellious will take God's grace and mercy for granted in such a way. Our focus must be on becoming more like Christ inwardly and outwardly, and not doing the lust of the devil. There are many who may be in this bondage. Don't let the stranglehold of the enemy keep you bound. God's Word is light that overpowers darkness. Get the Word into your spirit, and walk accordingly, and you'll be free.
Reminder: It's not by your own power and might, but by the Spirit of the Lord of Host. Be conscious of the Holy Spirit's presence always.
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|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:56am On Oct 16|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Fri, October 16, 2020
Topic: In League With Devils ✝️
The Spirit's Word: Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he daily increaseth lies and desolation; and they do make a covenant with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Hosea 12:1 KJV
The essence of telling people about the devil is never to instigate fear or unbelief, but to expose his strategies. The more we see how cruel and deceptive he is, the more we do all it takes to avoid him getting an advantage over us. The opening Scripture tells us about God's precious Ephraim, who turned back from God. It wasn't a one time decision. It happened gradually, until God saw how far back he had gotten from His presence. There is nothing profitable in the carnal nature. There is all to lose when we walk in the flesh. We're told that the wages of sin is death. Romans 6:23. This death may not be an abrupt one. The enemy will never give you reason to see his evil and wicked nature. He keeps you hypnotised until you no longer have what it takes to resist him or defend yourself. Don't feed on the wind. Have you ever seen anyone that said they caught the wind in a storage facility? It's pointless going after that whose end is devastation. Sin is a miry dunghill, just like quicksand. You find yourself sinking every time you frolic with the world's LovePeddler called sin. Desolation is the only thing to reap. Egypt is the house of bondage, and the Assyrian is the one that binds men in yokes. Don't let them take over your destiny. The devil only wants your glory. It's that simple. The Lord defeated him, and stripped him of all he got from man. However, he still goes about trafficking. When you sin, you trade your glory. The oil is the Anointing. The devil wants the Anointing of believers. Protect your oil.
Reminder: Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; Ezekiel 28:18 KJV
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by highdon(m): 2:26am On Oct 17|
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:38am On Oct 17|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Sat, October 17, 2020
Topic: One Thing Needful ✝️
The Spirit's Word: But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Luke 10:42 KJV
Many know the story of Mary and Martha. No doubt, they both love Jesus. However, Jesus told us Mary was doing the right thing, or what was needful. Jesus was in the house, but Martha was away from His presence, while Mary sat at His feet, listening to all that the Lord had to say. The presence of the Lord is what many don't have today. When we hear of the presence of the Lord, it is not that the Lord is absent. God is omnipresent. As a believer, you have God inside of you. However, many don't know how to relate with the Lord. It is not in our prayers. We can pray without being conscious of His presence. The reason we were created is for communion or a love relationship. It is all about fellowship. Once your heart is right, you will understand that God wants you to have Him in every fibre of your being. Let's not only see God as being far away in heaven, even though that's His throne. We must first acknowledge Him in us and with us, before any other thing.
What's the best way to "be'' in the presence of God? It's by being quiet before God to hear His voice, and also when you take quiet times to study the Word. It's not about what you say to Him, but what He says to you. Remember what John the beloved told us: Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
1 John 4:10. We must never substitute this for anything. He is the One who made us and not we ourselves. Psalm 100:3. Don't get too distracted in your service or whatever you think you can do for Him. He is satisfied when you practice His presence this way. This is true rest. The man who dwells continually in the Lord's presence is never lacking in any good thing. He knows God's timing and purpose. You can never go wrong in sync with God. Always pray in the Spirit, and sing songs of praise to keep your spirit man aglow with the fire of God.
Reminder: If you get this right, obedience and submission to God will be as easy as breathing.
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by Twifemmy(m): 3:37pm On Oct 17|
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|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by loyedammy: 10:33am On Oct 18|
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|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 11:31am On Oct 19|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Mon, October 19, 2020
Topic: Jesus Requires Fruits ✝️
The Spirit's Word: And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
Matthew 21:19 KJV
A tree is first known by its stem, branches and leaves. This is what qualifies to be called a tree. God calls us trees of righteousness, or His planting. Isaiah 61:3. Remember when Adam and Eve sinned against God, they sewed fig leaves to cover their shame. From what God did, the leaves weren't sufficient for that. Genesis 3:7, 21. This shows us that God is not satisfied with just leaves. Jesus went to the fig tree hoping to find fruits thereon. He was disappointed when He didn't find any, and so, He cursed the tree and it withered. Jesus is looking for fruits in our lives. Let's not keep confessing scriptures without letting the Word of God produce in our lives. We ought to produce fruits of repentance by not going back to what God saved us from, and also, we produce fruits of righteousness. It is vain to just say you believe, and yet, nothing to show forth. Jesus Christ is not the minister of sin. Galatians 2:17. Remember what He told His disciples: Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
John 15:8. If we are connected to Christ who is the true vine, let us bring forth the required fruits. We bear fruits as we continue in His Word, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit. Apostle James exhorts us to be doers of the Word, and not just hearers that deceive themselves. James 1:22. There is no man that continues with an unprofitable venture. Let us be profitable.
Reminder: For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light: For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth; Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord. And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
Ephesians 5:8-11 KJV
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by ochibuogwu5: 8:15pm On Oct 19|
"Delight thyself also in the Lord(Jesus Christ Crucified): and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart."
|Re: The Christian Chatbox ( sticky) by uracefriend(m): 12:21pm On Oct 20|
HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Tue, October 20, 2020
Topic: Love Always Intercede ✝️
The Spirit's Word: And the Lord said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and, behold, it is a stiffnecked people: Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation. And Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power, and with a mighty hand? And the Lord repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.
Exodus 32:9-11, 14 KJV
The above Scripture is one that showed the tender hearted Moses interceding for the Israelite. This is the same Moses these people stood against on several occasions. One important attribute of a man of God is love towards the flock or sheep. God can't appoint you over His flock if you won't care for them. One of the ways we show we love the flock is to stand in the gap for them. This is something every believer must be aware of. You haven't really prayed to God if there is no intercession for another person. Jesus told us to bless them that curse us, and even pray for them. Luke 6:28. This is the will of God for us all. It shows unity. And we know that love is the perfect bond of unity. Colossians 3:14. We have to understand that God can get angry. However, this is what He also said: Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord God: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?
Ezekiel 18:23. So next time you see a brother or sister sin or backsliding, this is the perfect time to intercede for them. When you pray for others, even your own sin is covered. It is a demonstration of love, and love covers a multitude of sin. 1 Peter 4:8. I know many people can be annoying and frustrating. Nobody is an angel. We all have issues that put people off. However, true wisdom is seeing everyone the way God sees them, and when they fall short, let's be quick to stand in the gap for them also. Remember Job sought for an intercessor to plead his case before God. He knew God would speedily hear the prayer of an intercessor compared to when he prays for himself. Job 9:33. Love always intercede. Don't judge.
Reminder: The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
2 Peter 3:9 KJV
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HEAVEN'S DIGEST: Truth, Light & Bread
Wed, October 2, 2020
Topic: Don't Waste Grace ✝️
The Spirit's Word: Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.
John 13:10-11 KJV
Many of us are familiar with the above Scriptures. Jesus washed all His disciples' feet, and while at it, He told them they were already clean except for Judas who betrayed Him. What made them clean in the first place? The twelve walked with the Lord and heard His Word all the way. Recall, He once told them: Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
John 15:3. We've to catch this revelation. The Word of God washes and sanctifies us. Some people feel unclean due to the things they've been through. It is important to know that the Word is the greatest thing Jesus gave us. Let's take the Word daily. It guarantees our sanctity. And when we are clean, the devil can't find anything in us. Apostle Paul said: That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Ephesians 5:26. The more we look into the Word, feed on the Word, speak forth the Word; the more the Holy Spirit sanctifies us, making our souls purified. Thus, we have the mind of Christ.
Judas, however, heard the Word daily, but it didn't profit Him. He wasted the grace of God that was made available to him. Don't take lightly spiritual things. The Word of God is spirit and life. John 6:63. We must show reverence for the Word. Don't take studying your Bible as a task in order to fulfil all righteousness. When you despise it, it can cost you painfully. Don't neglect the sanctification work of the Holy Spirit which leads to a transformation of the vessel. If you keep harbouring deceit, lies, evil heart, tricks, evil eye, revenge, etc., without letting the Word do a thorough work in you, how else can you be transformed. Don't remain a vessel unto dishonour. God only wants vessels of honour among his children. 2 Timothy 2:21. Judas got so deep in an evil heart that he totally forgot about repentance. That's what sin can do. Apostle Paul told us to exhort one another daily, while it is called Today; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
Hebrews 3:13. This is what happens when you hold on to the Word on your right hand, and to sin on your left hand, and vice versa. You can't beat Satan at sin. He is the author of sin, but we have been delivered from his world of darkness.
Reminder: Let's run with grace and truth, not grace and sin
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"I delight to do Your will, O my God(Father, Son and the Holy Spirit); yes, Your law is within my heart."
(Psalm 40:8 )
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