The Journey Back To Heaven Amid Covid-19 is a Painful Process, But We Must Learn to Trust God–It’s Now or Never!

The Journey to Heaven is a Painful Process; However, We Must Now Make The Decisive Decision to Trust God.

In this journey to Heaven amid Covid-19 we will suffer through the process until we learn to depend and trust in God.

Sin Leads to Fear and Death; Believe God and Live.

The Journey to Heaven is Not Initially Free From Fear and Worry in This World.

As a result during this global quarantine, many of us even Christians find ourselves stressed out on our journey back to Heaven-Luke 21:26 [See also Matthew 24]:

 Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.

Thus, this is the beginning of the end.  We must turn to God to receive true joy and freedom–Matthew 11:28-30

 

God Will Not Remove Our Stress and Anxiety Until We Believe and Obey Him and Trust Him with Our Life.

We Must Carry Our Cross on Our Journey to Heaven.
Jesus Death allows Us to Journey Back to Heaven.

 

We want to rid ourselves of our personal cross.  The cross represents an instrument of capital punishment in the case of Jesus, but in our case it is a figurative exposure to death i.e. self-denial: the implied atonement of Christ.

We seek to save ourselves (flesh) and avoid our crossMatthew 16:24 KJV. 

God, however, allows the pain to lead us back to Him. He is the only one that can help us via Jesus death on the cross.

Pain Comes From Sin That Hopefully Leads Us Back to God.

Therefore, we must stop trying to ignore the cause of our pain: sin!  We must reject sin to find peace. We must bare our cross so our spirit can find joy and come back to life via the indwelling of God and His Holy Spirit living in us–7 Bible verses of God Living in Us.

1) What happens when we avoid our cross? 

We prolong the suffering.

2) What happens when we trust God and we bare our cross?

Then the Holy Spirit intervenes in our life and miraculously sets us free from fear, suffering,pain and a life of disobedience to God.  The Holy Spirit help us to break the chain of sin and Satan from our life.

 

The Wide Road Leads to Hell; However, We Can Turn to God and Learn Now to Trust in Him

However when we lack understanding, we continue down the wide sinful road that the vast majority journey upon.  We tend to do what we see others doing. 

Lost Sheep

Unfortunately like sheep, we have all been led astray into sin. 

Thus, Jesus died to pay the penalty for our sins.  You can look up these various Bible passages later by clicking on them: Isaiah 53:6-9, John 3:16, James 5:19-20, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Romans 6:23, and John 3:3.

Like Jesus Died on the Cross, We Must Submit Our Will to God.
Submit to God and Begin Your Journey Back to Heaven.

 

Satan Sets Traps for Us Like a Spider Seeking to Catch a Fly; However, God Will Make a Way of Escape by Trusting in Him.

Truthfully sin for many initially appears glamorous. Unfortunately and tragically the end is death.

This World's Pleasures Leads to Pain, Suffering and Death.
The Journey Back to Heaven Requires Us to Reject Our Old Sinful Lifestyle.

Satan Runs the World, but God Will Protect Us From This Enemy When We Rely On Him.

Satan controls our minds from top down governance–make no mistake he plays to win, to out do God and destroy us.

The propaganda and lies start from the time of our birth.  We become inoculated by lies and deception that impact us the rest of our lives.  The chemical compote sheds light on these truths. 

Falling Into The Sin Trap

As a result, we move through life be-bopping along until one day we find ourselves stuck and suffering without a way of escape–sin traps us.  We cannot free ourselves.  We don’t know the way out. 

 

Jesus Teaches Us the Way to Escape Sin and Journey Back to Heaven By Putting Our Trust In The Words O

We need someone to help show us the way out of bondage to sin and Satan.   

Fear is a Tool Used by Lucifer

When we become fearful, we panic and we do not think clearly to free ourselves from the enemies trap. Like the fly, we fall victim to Satan’s many webs of deception and lies. We need God’s help to set us free.

The Lie That We are Free, Rich and Brave Keeps Us Bound, Poor and Enslaved.

Yes we become enslaved while falsely thinking that we are free. We believe the lie. We in America the land of the free and the home of the brave.  Yes brave to defy God–truthfully foolish to defy God’s laws Jeremiah 4:22 KJV.

22 For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

We are not free; we are trapped by sin.  You know this because sin causes suffering and pain.

 

The Truth Shall Set Free to Journey Back to Heaven

Are You Cold Lukewarm or Hot?

The Truth Will Set You Free From Bondage to Sin, Suffering and Death.
Pain, Suffering and Stress Can Lead Us to Turn to God: The Life Giver.

A Christian cannot live a truly joyful lifestyle that coexists with a sinful lifestyle. This lukewarm Christian will eventually come to their cross filled with heartache, suffering and pain. 

Choosing Sin or Obedience to God

They will need to make a choice to 1) obey God or 2) disobey God: leading to sin and missing the mark. 

You cannot continue to evade the Holy Spirit of God and win. Happiness comes from believing the word of God and obeying God.  Then the journey back to Heaven begins.

Don’t Allow the Things of This World to Cause You to Miss Out on God Who Loves You

No amount of Netflix, alcohol, a big house, a fancy car or new gadget can lead to true and lasting joy.  Things distract us from God’s  message in the gospel: the good news of our avenue of escape to receive the free gift of salvation: eternal life with God.  He is waiting for you to come back to Him.

The Key to Victory in This Life is to Believe God 

Finally we can outsmart Satan by sincerely obeying God’s word, and submitting to God’s will for our life:

1) Repent of sins against God on your knees with genuine heartfelt tears,

2) Ask God to remove all sins from your life and

3) Submit your life one hundred percent to God’s control.

Freedom, Joy, Peace and Heaven awaits Believers.
Submit Your Life to God and Live Free in Your Father’s Presence.                                                                                                  Photo by Luis Quintero on Pexels.com

God loves you, and He never stopped loving .you.  Though you walked away from Him into a life of sin.  He is merciful and made away for you to escape and journey back to Heaven to see Him face to face.

Again I am asking you the following: are you willing to die to self and live for God that loves you more than you can imagine? 

Satan Appeared and Spoke Through Friend

One day my friend you will reach a turning point in your life where you will need to choose between life or death.  I know and speak from experience. I’ve had an encounter with Satan and thanks be to God I’m am here to freely share with you the way to victory! 

The wrong choice will cause you to die in darkness and pain. I know, I watched a friend turn their back on God, and Satan took control of their life.  I alone am left to tell this story.

The right choice will put you back on your journey out of slavery into freedom, abundant living and a state of overflowing joy with God. 

You are the prodigal son or daughter of GodLuke 15:11-32.

You hold the key to the kingdom when you choose to believe God’s words to you and act on them in obedience.

The choice is yours–choose wisely between death and life.

What appears good isn’t always good. You must learn to believe and depend on your Father: God.  

  1. The choice will hinge on pain and suffering leading you to the gates of death or
  2. peace and joy leading you to the gates of the kingdom of God and eternal life.

Which road will you take:

1) the way of the masses who refuse to listen (stiff-necked God calls them) or

2) the narrow road walking with the Holy Spirit submitting your life to God on your journey back to Heaven (knowing a loving God is waiting for you to return to Him)?

The Road To Heaven
Use Your Spiritual Eyes For Your Journey Back to Heaven–Walk By Faith Not By Sight.

 

 

 

Deceive Oneself

 

To DECEIVE ONESELF is to pretend in one’s mind that what we say is the truth; however, Yahweh sets the standard.

Yahweh says the book of the ordinances (laws) are nailed to the cross–Paul explains below.

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. ​

2    Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ***ye be circumcised**,​

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Christ shall profit you nothing. ​

3    For I testify again to every man ***that is circumcised,**​

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that he is a debtor (to do*** the whole law.***)​

//Paul is talking about ***the law contained in ordinances*** ​

Galatians 3​

1     ¶ O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?​

10     For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are​

written ***in the book*** of the law to do them. ​

19     ¶ Wherefore then serveth the law? It ***was added*** because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.​

 

IT WAS ADDED TO BUT SEPARATE FROM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS KEPT ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE ARK.​

IT WAS NEVER MEANT TO BE PERMANENT.​

Hebrews 9

1     ¶ Then verily the first covenant ***had (also) ordinances*** of divine service, and*** a worldly sanctuary.*** ​

10     Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them ​

***until the time of reformation.*** ​

13     For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, ​

sanctifieth **to the purifying of the flesh***: ​

Yeshua (Jesus) speaks the commandments sent by our Father.

The Engrafted Word That is Able to Save Your Soul.

John 12

48     He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. ​

49     For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. ​

50     And I know that ***his commandment ***is life everlasting:​

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whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak. ​

John 14

15     ¶ If ye love me, keep my commandments.

 

The tempter Satan came to Yeshua.  Satan said, If thou be the Son of God…

Matthew 4​

3     And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. ​

4     But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by ***every word*** that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. ​

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets… ​

Matthew 5

17     ¶ Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. ​

18     For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.​

Matthew 19:16     ¶ And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? ​

17     And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.  ​

Easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail

Luke 16​

17     And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. ​

18     Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery. ​

 

Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God that’s everything! That’s the duty of humans.​

Paul wrote the book of Corinthians.    He (Paul) was the same person that wrote Galatians chapter 3.​

1 Corinthians 7:19

19     Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but the keeping of the commandments of God.​

Acts 18

4     And he/PAUL reasoned in the synagogue ***every sabbath,*** and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. ​

The Holy Commandment Leads Us in Right Living: The Way of Righteousness.

2 Peter 2:21     For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from ***the holy commandment*** delivered unto them. ​

22     But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire. ​

1 John 2

¶ And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. ​

4     He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. ​

5     But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. ​

James 1

21     Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

The Engrafted Word That is Able to Save Your Souls.

22     But be ***ye doers of the word,*** and not hearers only, deceiving*** your own selves.***​

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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.**​

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Revelation 22

14     Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

 

So those that walk in the narrow way of truth, they will do his commandments.  They will have a right to the tree of life.  They will joyfully enter in through the gates into the heavenly city to see Yahweh face to face.

 

 

16 Bible verses to help you determine what you should do with your life

  1. You are to guard your heart for everything you do flows from your heart. midsection of woman making heart shape with hands (Proverbs 4:23)  You must not allow Satan to enter your heart and cause you to become trapped to sin and Satan.
  2. You are to serve Yahweh and no other gods.  (Exodus 20:3)  You must put Yahweh first and not become a servant to mammon: material things.
  3.  You must love Yahweh with all your mind, heart, soul and strength.  (Luke 10:27)  Your vocation will entail loving Yahweh. Your life will become a light directing others to love Yahweh too.
  4. Trust in Yahweh and be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to Yahweh.  And the peace of Yahweh that surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Yeshua. (Philippians 4:6-7)  You should take your concerns no matter how small or large to Yahweh and ask for His help and He will hear and answer.
  5. Yahweh does not want us to copy the ways of the world. Instead let Yahweh transform you into a new person by changing the way you think.  Then you will come to know what God wants you to do, and you will know how good and pleasing and perfect His will really is.  (Romans 12:2)
  6.  Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.  Those things, which you have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.  (Philippians 4:8-9)
  7. Let no* corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. (Ephesians 4:29)
  8. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of Yahweh in Yeshua concerning you.  (I Thessalonians 5:18)
  9. What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of Yahweh, and you are not your own?  For you are bought with a price: therefore glorify Yahweh in your body, and in your spirit, which are Yahweh’s.  (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
  10. I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of Yahweh, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto Yahweh, which is your reasonable service. (Romans 12:1)
  11. 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

    15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 

    16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 

    17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

    18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints; (Ephesians 6:11-18 KJV)

  12. For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all. (James 2:10)  We must keep Yahweh’s Ten Commandments spoken down the mountain and written with His very finger on tablets of stone–stone representing their permanency versus book of laws written on paper by Moses done away with at the cross including tithing praise the Lord!
  13. So then, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do likewise will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever practices and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:19)  So we must remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy–that’s Saturday the one Yahweh made holy at creation when He finished His work of creating the world–an eternal memorial of God’s goodness.
  14. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.  (Matthew 5:18)  Whenever I look up at the big blue sky, I am reminded that Yahweh’s Ten Commandments are still in effect.
  15. 13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. 14 For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.  (Ecclesiastes 12:13)  Our job is to make sure we make it into the coming kingdom.beautiful bloom blooming blossom
  16. But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added unto you. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Today has enough trouble of its own.…(Matthew 6:33-34)  A lot of times we think God called us to go out into the work place and take on a role.  If you are a mother, mothering and caring for your children and family is your job.  If you do not take care of your kids, who will?  The television, video games and peers are no substitute for you.  Especially leaving your child with just knowledge imparted at school.  This is not enough to prepare them for their life.  If you are a father, you should support the mother and the children by caring for the family and providing for the family’s needs.  In todays society a single income often is not sufficient so both parents must work.  If so, remember that your priority is do God’s will and obey His laws.  Remember to seek first the kingdom of Yahweh and everything else will be added unto you.

 

Finding the Kingdom of God Within You

Preaching the Gospel of the coming Kingdom

Finding the Kingdom of God within you is your work that God sent you here to accomplish.  You also must help others find their way back.  Yeshua sent us to preach the gospel so others can know the way and the truth.  We can live in the light and not in darkness.   The good news is that Yeshua paid our sin penalty. So we can return to the Kingdom by repenting: rejecting sin.  Yeshua’s death on Calvary allows us this privilege for those who hear, obey and repent.

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Faith and Works

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This takes work on our part.  Yeshua did His.  We must do our part–like James said faith without works is dead: useless.  So again we must hate sin with all our mind, body and soul fully cognizant that sin only leads to suffering and death–no escape for those who choose this route.  We must learn to strive wholeheartedly knowing within ourselves the futility of a life of sin to live according to the will, voice, and commands of God.  That’s the key to discovering the Kingdom of Yahweh in our midst.

 

Knowing  a magical God

How many of us seek eternal life and wish to know that Yahweh accepts us now?  Well you can know.  We need to know God for ourselves–keeping in mind all the words of the prophets, Yeshua and family/friends.  Like scientist, we must start investigating these truths.  We must run our own experiments and test God’s words.

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Its only in searching and trusting God that we become awed by His sudden presence right in our midst.  God who is Spirit shows up and makes His presence known to us.

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Others may or may not believe us.  We can always tell them to run their own inquiry and see the results for themselves.

That’s what I’m saying to you friends who lack these encounters with the living God, run your own experiment and discover what others have discovered: a magical God in our midst right under our very nose.  Most times we do not sense God because we do not look for Him and obey Him.

 

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Obeying the voice of God is crucial

We lack a personal relationship with God.  We, however, would like to know how to attain this relationship. We haven’t seen a burning bush like Moses nor heard the voice of God speaking from the midst of the fire.  We haven’t walked on water with Yeshua like Peter.  We neither were stricken and heard the voice of Yeshua on the road to Damascus like the apostle Paul.

How can we get these same supernatural experiences today like so many we read and hear about in the Bible?  These experiences generally come (when we search for the truth and for Him).  We gradually develop a personal relationship with Yahweh via spiritual investigations–via a profound desire to know God.

 

Pray and think

In addition, you must think often and ask questions.  For instance, “How did Yeshua connect with Yahweh?  What did he do? How can we learn from Him?  Why did He choose to fast?  How can fasting help my spiritual growth?”  He is our model that we ought to follow. We must learn to trust in God like Yeshua and the prophets.  We will find Him when we obey Him and seek Him daily through prayer.duerer-prayer

Let’s look at some Bible verses that offer us some insight and direction.  These verses will help to lead us on our journey from sinful living, to a repentant heart and to everlasting life in the Kingdom of God.

It really isn’t complicated, you just need to know what steps to take and take them.  When you learn the truth, the truth will indeed set you free–let’s begin.

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True Repentance and Baptism–Step 1       

 

1. [Godly] sorrow that is in accord with the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation; but worldly sorrow [the hopeless sorrow of those who do not believe] produces death. (2 Corinthians 7:10 Amplified Bible)

2. “As for me, I baptize you with water because of [your] repentance [that is, because you are willing to change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret your sin and live a changed life], but He (the Messiah) who is coming after me is mightier [more powerful, more noble] than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to remove [even as His slave]; He will baptize you [who truly repent] with the Holy Spirit and [you who remain unrepentant] with fire (judgment). (Matthew 3:11)

 Oswald Chambers  wrote the following:

“Have I ever come to a place in my experience where I can say–“I indeed–but He?” Until that moment does come, I will never know what the baptism of the Holy Ghost means.  I indeed  am at an end, I cannot do a thing but He begins just there— He does the things no one else can ever do.  Am I prepared for His coming?  Jesus cannot come as long as there is anything in the way either of goodness or badness.  When He comes, am I prepared for Him to drag into the light every wrong thing I have done?  It is just there that He comes.  Wherever I know I am unclean, He will put His feet; wherever I think I am clean, He will withdraw them.”  (My Utmost For His Highest, Discovery House Publishers, August 22) I’d recommend you get this book My Utmost For His Highest–it will give you the insights that will help you strengthen your spiritual walk with God.  

I  added a few quotes from Oswald Chambers from the book The Utmost for His Highest because his writings helped me to understand more of the words of the Bible.  This strengthened my understanding and relationship with Yahweh.

 

3. But first and most importantly seek (aim at, strive after) His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right—the attitude and character of God], and all these things will be given to you also. (Matthew 6:33) 

Jesus is saying that the great care of life is to put the relationship to God first, and everything else second.”  states Oswald Chambers.

I hope to attain eternal life in the Kingdom with Yahweh.  I aim to live in a perfect place filled with beautiful things and riches beyond my wildest imagination.  Everlasting life with Yahweh is a place of joy and love and real freedom from sin, sorrow and suffering–and might I add death.  My dream of heaven made this clear.

How do we get eternal life?  Let us continue.

Consecrated to Yahweh–Step 2

4.  Consecrate means to make holy or to dedicate to a higher purpose.

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you through and through [that is, separate you from profane and vulgar things, make you pure and whole and undamagedconsecrated to Him—set apart for His purpose]; and may your spirit and soul and body be kept complete and [be found] blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Faithful and absolutely trustworthy is He who is calling you [to Himself for your salvation], and He will do it [He will fulfill His call by making you holy, guarding you, watching over you, and protecting you as His own]. ( I Thessalonians 5:23-24)  

Amen!

5.  Brothers and sisters, pray for us. ( I Thessalonians 5:25)  

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We all need others to pray for us, especially, facing spiritual assaults from the enemy.

Christianity Misunderstood by Believers–listen to (or read the book) The Kingdom of God is Within You by Leo Tolstoy

6. So then let us not sleep [in spiritual indifference] as the rest [of the world does], but let us keep wide awake [alert and cautious] and let us be sober [self-controlled, calm, and wise].  (I Thessalonians 5:6)

thank you text on black and brown board7. Rejoice always and delight in your faith; be unceasing and persistent in prayer;  in every situation [no matter what the circumstances] be thankful and continually give thanks to God; for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.  Do not quench [subdue, or be unresponsive to the working and guidance of] the [Holy] Spirit.  Do not scorn or reject gifts of prophecy or prophecies [spoken revelations—words of instruction or exhortation or warning].  But test all things carefully [so you can recognize what is good]. Hold firmly to that which is good.  (1 Thessalonians 5:16-21)

 

Fellow Citizens with the Holy Ones–Step 3

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8.  When you pray and seek God with all your heart, mind and soul, God shows up and speaks to your heart, mind and soul within you.  You learn that once the Holy Spirit is given to you by God, you have The Kingdom of God within you.

 “So then you are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones, and of the household of God,” states Ephesians 2:19 (Hebrew Names Version).

A citizen is a member of a state or kingdom or a  native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it.  Yahweh will protect you.  You are citizens of the the heavenly kingdom of God.

Paul says in Ephesians 2:16-22 the following:

And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby: And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh. For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.  Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord: In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.

Yahweh lives in you; therefore, The Kingdom of God is found within you.

Luke the physician wrote in Luke 17:21 “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”

Luke warns us in Luke 21:8 saying there will be many false teachers and preachers preaching and teaching in the name of Jesus, but Luke says the following regarding these deceptive teachers:

And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.

Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not…(Matthew 24:23-28).

And then if any man shall say to you, Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is there; believe him not: (Mark 13:21)

Then if anyone tells you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘Look, there!’ don’t believe it. (Mark 13:21 HNV)

For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. (Romans 14:17)

God wanted everyone, not just Jews, to know this rich and glorious secret inside and out, regardless of their background, regardless of their religious standing. The mystery in a nutshell is just this: Christ is in you, therefore you can look forward to sharing in God’s glory. It’s that simple. That is the substance of our Message. (Colossians 1:27 Message Bible)

heal anyone who is sick, and tell them, ‘God’s kingdom is right on your  doorstep!’ (Luke 10:9 MSG)

closed blue wooden doors“When you enter a town and are not received, go out in the street and say, ‘The only thing we got from you is the dirt on our feet, and we’re giving it back. Did you have any idea that God’s kingdom was right on your doorstep?’…”  (Luke 10:10-11 MSG)

But if I cast out devils by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God is come unto you. (Matthew 12:28 KJV)

“But if it’s by God’s power that I am sending the evil spirits packing, then God’s kingdom is here for sure.” (Matthew 12:28 MSG)

John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not; (John 1:26)

photo of man wearing hoodieJohn answered them, “I baptize with water, but among you stands one you do not know, (John 1:26 English Standard Version)

 

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Please comment on one or more of the following questions below (this will encourage my ministry—thank you):

 

 

 

1) How have you helped others discover the Kingdom of God within them?

2) How did the Holy Spirit play a role?

3) How do you keep yourself from burning out preaching the gospel?

4) What did you like and/or dislike about this article so I can improve to help others?

5) Do you have a question you’d like me to address?

6) Please share you’re prayer request so everyone reading can see and pray for you.

7) If you knew God was listening and sees you, what would you ask Him or tell Him? Why?

 

 

How to Acquire A Great Home In Yahweh’s Kingdom

 Yahweh says seek first the kingdom of  God and his righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you–Matthew 6:33.

 

Stop and Ponder for a moment

       ⇒ Why prepare for the Kingdom of Heaven?

       ⇒ How do we go about preparing to meet our Creator?

       ⇒ Who is this great Creator that designed everything we see and don’t see (invisible things) around us?

       ⇒ How  do we get back into Heaven and see Yahweh face to face again?

       ⇒ How does having Yahweh in our lives change our everyday lives?

       

I pose these questions so those seeking have an idea what they can do to search out and discover Yahweh and his kingdom, to answer the major questions of this life, for yourself. 

       As a science major I know the intricate details of our bodies down to the molecular/microscopic level.  I am a problem solver by nature. You can see I think scientifically, and I am eternally curious about the physical world around me.  I am even more curious about the spiritual world around me. I want us to look beyond the physical to search out the invisible God and discover a supernatural and spiritual God that works and lives within each of us. I am not intimidated by a challenge.  We just must allow Yahweh (God) into our lives.  Yahweh can always be with us around us if we welcome Him in our lives.  Yahweh grants each of us seventy years to get to know Him and to find our way back to Heaven with Him.  Some of us die earlier and others live significantly longer due to varied reasons.  

       This website and this article are like a scientific journal.  I share my many great experiences with the living God.  I will share some of my spiritual knowledge and insights of this great God.  I have spent a life time, forty plus years, tracking down Yahweh.  Eternally searching for the Creator.  I have found this spiritual being and know Him well.  There is far greater for me to discover, but I feel confident that I know our Creator.  If you’d like a relationship with this awesome God (Yahweh), please continue reading, ask and answer your questions, study, and follow my writings on my website.

Walking by Faith  

       I learned to walk by faith and not by sight, we all must learn to do the same. We must use our spiritual eyes, ears and  bodies to search for Yahweh with all our heart, mind and soul.  We must believe that He is real and His word is true to discover Him for ourselves.  We should test this truth by seeing that His promises are real.  You will see that He is faithful when we have faith. 

       My parents emigrated to this country, with five children and started their lives over in a foreign land: here in America.  My father took his father’s advice to take his family to a new country (My father had lost both his parents within forty days of each other).  Even though I was young, I knew the struggles my parents faced. I noticed it all, despite their struggles I grew up incredibly happy and carefree.  I had everything I needed and wanted.  We were blessed in that we always had a roof over our heads and three meals a day. We actually had plenty; both my parents were hard workers and they sacrificed for their now six children to succeed in life. Though my parents’ lives were much better and easier in Belize, they were determined not to return and make it work.  They knew the lives of their six children would be better here in America.  

       When I was a young person, in my early a teens, I prayed and asked Yahweh to help me acquire my own home by the age of twenty eight. My concern was to ensure that my parents would have a place to retire in without a monthly rent.  So, one day in the summer, I prayed with a sincere and earnest heart, at about thirteen years old, that Yahweh would help me to somehow get my own place and not need to rent before the age of twenty-eight.  

 

Yahweh answered my prayer in a supernatural way

When I acquired a home, long story short, just before my twenty-seventh birthday.  It is now the home my parents are retired in today, living rent and mortgage free, thanks to Yahweh answering the prayer I made so many years prior.  Yahweh heard the prayer of a humble teenager all those years ago.  He has heard and answered my innumerable prayers from childhood and even today.

God is no respecter of persons.

What he has done for me, He will do for any of His children who seek Him with a sincere and earnest heart and obey His words. 

Knowing and understanding Yahweh’s words to us will help us prepare ourselves to successfully acquire the keys to the Kingdom of Yahweh rather than meeting rejection by a Holy God.

John said in Revelation 22:13-20 the following words:

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.  Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.  For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.  I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.  And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.  For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:  And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.  He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

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Yehsua Jesus is coming quickly to judge the world.

Prepare for His coming and avoid being tossed out like a dog.  Dogs are not welcome, nor murderers or idolaters nor those who love to lie–see Revelation 22:15. 

The word dog triggered my thoughts penned here today to share with you. 

Let’s take a look at the word dog:

Literally: a dog, scavenging canine

Figuratively: a spiritual predator who feeds off others.

Now it’s meaning from Strong’s Concordance:

In Strong’s Concordance a dog is kyon pronounced phonetically (koo-ohn)–2965 in Strong’s Concordance.  A dog is universally despised in the East.  A loose dog was disdained in ancient times and viewed as a “mooch pooch” that ran about as a scavenger says Strong’s Concordance.

 

Avoid the Dogs

Let us not live life like a dog–living in a predatory fashion.  You should connect with the life giver and get your resources from your connection and relationship with Yahweh through the power of His Holy Spirit.  You ought to feed others and not feed off of others. Those truly connected to the life giver will possess the life giver within them.

 

They will be like a tree planted by the living water. Their leaf will never wither–Psalm 1. 

In conclusion as a young person I prepared to acquire a home for myself and family.   Wanting to live more bountifully in the physical world, but now I’m preparing for my spiritual home.  I’m not leaving anything to chance.  I know if I prepare well, Yahweh will help me acquire a home in the spiritual kingdom.  I know how to acquire my spiritual home.  I just need to ask Yahweh for what I want, and He will hear my humble prayers and answer me. 

Remember Yahweh is no respecter of person, He will answer you too if you love Him with all your heart, mind and soul.  Obedience is the key.   I leave you to ponder the following verses below in John 14:12-16:

12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father. 

13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

14  If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.

15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.

16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;

That Comforter, Yahweh’s Holy Spirit, will teach you all things and guide you into your Heavenly Home so your not left out like a stray dog. 

How great and joyous your life would become living eternally with your Heavenly Father? Yahweh loves you so much. He took the time to create you in His very image.  Your a child of the King. Don’t you want to see God face to face in His kingdom soon? 

Your future home tomorrow depends on your preparation today friends!  Ask Yeshua (Jesus) to help you acquire a place and a home in Heaven–ask today and everyday knowing for sure that Yahweh hears you.  This world is nothing compared to acquiring your place in your real home in the presence of Yahweh.  Prepare for heaven my friends and you will eternally be grateful!  


After The Burial What is Next? Everlasting Punishment In Hell Or Life Eternal With Yahweh In The Kingdom–Part 1

“He (Yahweh) hath made every thing beautiful in his time…” (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

Choose you this day whom you will serve: the Creator who makes all things beautiful or the Deceiver (Satan) who destroys all beauty due to envy of Yahweh.

Although you cannot see Satan, he does influence your life in the spiritual realm to keep you bound in a sinful lifestyle.  Sin disconnects us from a relationship with Yahweh our Creator who loves us.  Satan once spoke to me so I see and understand better how he operates due to my own personal walk with Yahweh.

The choice to sin or not to sin is yours to make.  You get to choose to continue to sin in defiance of Yahweh’s Royal Laws or to obey the voice and standards set by Yahweh of what love entails.   Satan wants you to believe you cannot stop sinning so you do not try.  As a result you continue to serve sin and by default continue to serve Satan.

When you realize that you must stop sinning by any means necessary, this becomes a game changer!  You will recognize that you must turn to Yahweh to help you overcome sin in your life!  You cannot break the chains of sin on your own!  Then the changes begin when you authorize Yahweh to break the chains of sin and the bonds to Satan so you can serve your Creator as He designed you in the Garden of Eden in His Kingdom so long ago.  You will begin to learn to overcome and conquer sin in your life day by day as the Holy Spirit teaches you and leads you into truths that the world cannot comprehend because the world does not know Yahweh. You will know Him, and He will know you.  The Holy Spirit will guide you, and you will no longer fall prey to Yahweh’s enemies.  You will know the truth and the truth will indeed set you free!

At the very start of your walk with Yahweh when you decide to reject sin and live, Satan will show up in the spiritual realm. He will try to deceive you and get you off course with Yahweh, but you will stay firm rejecting Satan with the power of the Holy Spirit of Yahweh now empowering and leading your life–this is a game changer!

Now your spiritual walk with Yahweh truly begins and your journey back to the Kingdom starts along with others that join you in your walk with Yahweh.

You will treasure Yahweh’s words in your heart so you do not sin against Him.

Ponder the words spoken by King David in Psalm 119:11 below:

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. (Psalm 119:11)

Also, you ought to meditate on the wise words of Isaiah the prophet in Isaiah 51:7 below:

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their reviling. (Isaiah 51:7)

Righteous means a person or conduct morally right or justifiable.  When you walk in a righteous manner before those that are not righteous, they will revile you: criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner.  Isaiah said not to fear their reproach: address (someone) in such a way as to express disapproval or disappointment or rebuke.  When you walk in a righteous manner, those who lack righteousness will attack you.  They will recognize your righteous nature, and they will perceive their unrighteous nature.  Envy will lead to them reproaching and reviling your character because sin rest in their bosom.

When you think about seeking Yahweh first (seeking the kingdom first) and Yahweh’s righteousness (obedience to the Ten Commandments spoken down the mountain by Yahweh), Satan will recognize you’re no longer under his jurisdiction and will seek to get your attention to steer you off course.  In steering you off course, this will prevent you from helping others to walking in unison and in alignment with the Commandments of Love established at creation by Yahweh the Creator of all things beautiful.

Satan will show up to try to stop you and get you to change course by attempting to deceive you.  You, however, with the power of Yahweh’s Holy Spirit teaching you all things true will detect the truth from falsehood.  This truth will set you free!  This truth sets you free from the lies of the enemy of Yahweh: Satan.  Sin is abominable to Yahweh because sin is not established in love.  Love and sin cannot theoretically coexist together. Sin in the eyes of Yahweh represent an immoral act or an act of evil/wickedness.

Love, however, abhors evil, cleave to that which is good, is not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good–see parts of Romans 12:9-21 from the Amplified Bible below:  

Love is sincere and active (the real thing–without guile and hypocrisy). Love hates what is evil (detest all ungodliness, does not tolerate wickedness).  Love clings to what is good.  Love is never lagging behind in diligence.  Love is aglow in the Spirit, enthusiastically serving Yahweh.  Love is constantly rejoicing in hope (because of our confidence in Yeshua), steadfast and patient in distress, devoted in prayer (continually seeking wisdom, guidance, and strength).  Love contributes to the needs of Yahweh’s people, pursuing (the practice of) hospitality.  Love lives at peace with everyone.  Love overcomes evil with good. 

Love and sin oppose each other as faith actively resist fear–similarly like darkness be in opposition to light.

Yahweh’s standards are high standards.  A perfect kingdom requires a clear understanding of what must take place to maintain an everlasting kingdom of peace, joy, love, righteousness and perfection throughout.   A perfect kingdom fit for Yahweh has Royal Laws.  Yahweh created the laws based upon love throughout His kingdom to maintain a loving environment filled with all things beautiful for all His creatures, which manifest His love.

Yahweh creates all things beautiful.  

Study His words and get to know what your Creator commands you to do to get back under His protection and out of bondage to sin and Satan.  Choose wisely for your eternal life depends on your understanding of Yahweh’s words and promises to you.  You must study the Creator’s words to you with a sober heart and mind–stay humble so you can open yourself up to understanding true wisdom that comes from seeking Yahweh with all your heart, mind and soul–eternal life is your reward only if you choose wisely!  

Don’t follow the masses, wide is the road that leads to destruction and many will follow blindly to their own demise.  Narrow is the road that leads to eternal life and few will discover this path.  You must become a leader and not a follower.  This requires you to acquire knowledge and wisdom that comes only from Yahweh!

You must choose wisely with full understanding so you do not suffer physically here on earth as well as spiritually via separation from Yahweh for all eternity.

 

Experience The Presence of Yahweh’s Kingdom in Your Midst!

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28 King James Version)

 

Today I sat down and asked God once again to lead me to something meaningful in the Bible for the day.  I opened up God’s word turning three times in the name of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.   I landed upon Luke 17: 20-21 which says,

 “And when he (Yeshua) was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The Kingdom of God cometh not with observation:  Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. (King James Version)

I read the comments by Bible commentator Dr. Cane Hope Felder in The Original African Heritage Study Bible regarding this verse.  The kingdom of God is found in our midst not simply within us.  I meditated on this distinct meaning for several minutes with excitement.

Then I looked up the amplified version which says,

Now having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He replied, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed or with a visible display;  nor will people say, ‘Look! Here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For the kingdom of God is among you [because of My presence].”

Yeshua makes clear that you cannot see the kingdom of God with your physical eyes.  You must see the kingdom with your spiritual eyes via faith.  Yahweh’s kingdom exist in the spiritual realm juxtaposed to the physical realm.

You really must walk by faith and not by sight.  When you trust Yahweh’s word to us and begin to step out in faith, you will become more aware spiritually of the spiritual world around you.  You will pick up on the presence of Yahweh through His Holy Spirit who will manifest Himself to you.

I’m growing stronger spiritually so I am learning to walk more and more by faith in God’s words.

Peter for instance stepped out in faith when Yeshua told Him to step out the boat and walk on the water.   The Apostle Peter stepped out the boat and walked successfully upon the sea–until of course fear replaced his faith.  Then he began to sink in the ocean and immediately screamed for Yeshua to save him.

I’ve notice the spiritual world breaks the rules of the physical world when faith becomes active.  If fear comes in, then faith suffers affecting your spiritual walk with Yahweh.

In getting back to the original scripture about the Kingdom of God in our midst rather than within me led me to think differently about the real meaning of this scripture.  The kingdom is not somewhere yonder or simply within us, but in the midst of us–within our presence.  Wherever I go, the kingdom goes! The Holy Spirit empowers us and brings the presence of the kingdom of Yahweh to us.  Imagining that truth should set you free from all fear!

The Holy Spirit not only directs our lives, but He will draw others unto Yahweh through us.  Luke wants the follower of Yeshua to move outward with new neighbors rather than inward on a privatized mystical “trip” states Dr. Felder.  The paradigm is Yeshua himself, who deliberately chose not to be an introspective hermit but a servant on the move helping and serving others under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.  Yeshua is our example and we must stand on His words to us to become affective at leading others back to the kingdom by bringing Yahweh’s kingdom to them.

Yeshua says in Luke 17:21, “Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”  This “within you” remember according to Felder should have been translated in your midst.  Dr. Felder continues by writing that “many interpreters find it convenient to translate the Greek preposition “entos” as meaning “within,” thereby interiorizing the Kingdom quite subjectively.  How much less threatening and challenging it is when an individual can believe that God’s kingdom is merely “within” each of us.”   Dr. Felder goes on to say that Yahweh wants us to understand and recognize that the kingdom is actually here in our midst!

Satan wants to keep this truth hidden!

The truth, however, Yeshua said would set us free.

The truth is wherever we go, the kingdom goes!  When others see us, they should sense spiritually the kingdom of God in our midst!  

I took this knowledge into my  next day at my work place and felt spiritually empowered throughout the day. I felt a deep sense of peace.  I stayed cognizant of the kingdom of God in my midst.  The knowledge that Yahweh’s words through Yeshua empowered me to walk in the power of the spirit.  I could walk by faith and not by sight.  I could care less about what was going on all around me via distractors of the enemy and simply enjoyed the conversation with those in my vicinity throughout the day.

Trusting that wherever I go God’s kingdom goes made me view myself differently and made all the difference in the outcome of my day.  I could walk by faith and not by fear.  I could walk with courage and confidence at a level never experienced before via walking in the spirit.  When you know you are bringing the power of God’s kingdom to all you come in contact with, you will walk with power, courage and confidence like you’ve never quite experienced before!

Ask God to lead you with His word today to something meaningful for you in the Bible, stand on Yahweh’s words to you (nothing wavering) and experience the presence of God’s kingdom in your midst today–share your testimony and bless others too.

 

“Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.”
                                                                                                                                –John Wesley

 

Here As In Heaven by Elevation Worship (Lyrics)

“Here As In Heaven”

The atmosphere is changing now
For the Spirit of the Lord is here
The evidence is all around
That the Spirit of the Lord is here

Overflow in this place
Fill our hearts with Your love
Your love surrounds us
You’re the reason we came
To encounter Your love
Your love surrounds us

Spirit of God fall fresh on us
We need Your presence
Your kingdom come
Your will be done
Here as in heaven

A miracle can happen now
For the Spirit of the Lord is here
The evidence is all around
That the Spirit of the Lord is here

“There Is Power” from Lincoln Brewster

“Made New” from Lincoln Brewster