Something To Think About…

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And the people said, “speak unto us smooth things”. Have you noticed the change of times. I remember growing up the old people would tell you to drink the nastiest of concoctions for medicine to heal the body, and in reluctant obedience we would comply. Today everyone wants flavored water, flavored drinks, flavored medicine, and run from the remedies of the old days even if they worked. This makes me think about the changes in our culture over all.

Is the goal for personal pleasure and comfort taking us further and further from the old landmarks and more importantly God? Is the desire to please flesh suppressing the move of the Holy Spirit in our homes, communities,  and churches? Has the pursuit of worldly measures to heal the hurting heart, mind,  body, and soul taken away the true joy, peace, and deliverance that only Christ can give?

I think we can all sadly agree and answer, “yes” to each of the above. It’s way past time for us to go back to the old landmarks, and train up our children with the understanding of the need for boundaries to protect us and not bind us for the safety of our souls. It’s time for us to swallow the bitter pill of being separate and holy in a world that seemingly has found a better way and an easier way. It’s time to listen to the instructions and wisdom of our elders, those who have gone before us, to show us the way we should go. It’s time to lay aside every weight and every sin, and walk in the truth of the Word of God found in our bibles that many have set aside for an “easier way” sadly forgetting that the road to heaven is a narrow way.  It’s time to pursue after God, and to find our way into a church preaching and teaching truth. It’s time to submit ourselves to the word that’s sharper than a two edged sword, and allow it to cut away everything in us that’s not like Christ. It’s going to hurt. It’s going to sting. It’s going to taste bitter at times, but in the end it will be worth it all!!

Isaiah 30:9-10

That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the Lord:

10 Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

It’s Time!!

Sharing an old Facebook post…

It’s way past time to wake up! Years ago I had a dream about a church. The service was going on as usual, and at first glance everything appeared okay. However, upon looking closer I could see that some people had actually fallen asleep (all over the church), and as I continued to watch people slowly began to disappear. No, this had nothing to do with the rapture, but instead the state of some churches. People are backsliding sitting right in the house of God, and it’s not just the saints. Singers, musicians, prayer warriors, ushers, deacons, missionaries, and yes even preachers are allowing the enemy to creep in and steal them away. 2 Timothy 3:5 says “Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away”. Turn away from those people and things that draw you away into sin, and return to God, your first love. True praise, a heart of worship, and obedience can restore that which was lost if we hold fast to truth and that which yet remains. People are falling asleep in the church, and it’s way past time to wake up. Sound the alarm. Wake up! Wake up!! WAKE UP!!!

Verse Of The Day

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John 11:1-4

11 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.

(It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.

When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.