THE NEW GLORIFIED BODIES

Glorified body of Jesus meets disciplesChristian believers in Christ in the grave wait for new glorified bodies like Jesus’ Resurrected body during Rapture. John 5:25 & 5:28 says a time will come dead in graves will hear shout and come out of the graves in first resurrection. Jesus’ Glorified body looks exactly as He lived so was seen and recognised, some touched His wounds and ate with Jesus on many occasions. Jesus went through the walls of a locked door of the Upper Room and interacted with people. 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17 says dead in Christ will rise first then we who are alive will be caught up together with them in the clouds to heaven. During Rapture Bible says in a twinkle of an eye the dead will arise alive first and given new glorified body with those alive before ascending to heaven. God will revitalise dead human figures to resurrect and make them alive again. In Matthew 27:52-53, Jesus’ Resurrection manifested in graves opening and those buried came out of tombs alive. They came out of the graves and went into the HOLY CITY Jerusalem in Israel and appeared to many people. Godly bodies of many saints who died and decayed is clearly stated, came out of their graves alive, seen by many people. Matthew’s statement said those who came out of opened graves, who had been buried went out alive to visit their families and loved ones so lived again. Jesus’ death and Resurrection brought life as Ezekiel 37:1-14 miracle described in the valley of dry bones to prove RESURRECTION POWER of the Living God ALMIGHTY. In the same way, those who died in Christ will be resurrected in the Rapture alive into heaven. Glorified bodies like Jesus live on earth and heaven yet Rapture miracle sounds so impossible to some human minds, they say it will never happen. The thought of dead people coming alive again after so many years of passing as decayed bones is often dismissed. With GOD All Things ARE POSSIBLE as Jesus lives again after burial three days in the grave. Similarly resurrection of all dead in Christ will be happening during Rapture. When Jesus comes in the CLOUDS, Trumpet sounds and shout wakes the dead in Christ so they arise first to meet together with those alive in the air. The Rapture event is imminent but depends on God’s timing alone. Eventually when Rapture happens people will recognise loved ones and reunite as a family. The most important point is that God’s commands restores lives again. Numerous miracles of the dead raised to life is in Bible so all Christians in Christ will be resurrected in Rapture. As vision of Ezekiel 37:1-14 describes spiritual lives restored in the valley of dry bones so will Rapture be. It is significant and relevant to compare these processes described. Because they give insight to Rapture life resurrection although initially means nation restored to God. God will physically restore dead dry bones in Christ in graves in exactly the same way as dry bones in the valley. The Trumpet call sound heard from the four corners will bring dead back to life instantly like Ezekiel 37:1-14. Miracles of God often have precedence in Bible to encourage people to believe. The Spirit of God in mankind is eternal so never dies and this Spirit returns into dead people, wakes them up from death sleeplike coma alive. The vision shows life depends on God’s Power not on circumstances of the people. Putting “breath” of God’s Spirit into the bones shows God will restore them physically and spiritually. Those in Christ fulfill this prophecy with Israel when God will gather believers in Christ from all lands into heaven. Later Christ will return to establish His Millennial Kingdom in the land of Israel says Matthew 24:30–31. Human bodies as described in 1 Corinthians 15:42–53 are perishable, dishonourable and weak due to sin. Our glorified bodies will be imperishable, honourable and powerful. Our new bodies will be no longer mere “natural” bodies but “spiritual” bodies focussed on heavenly places, at one with Holy Spirit of God like Jesus’ Glorified body. Resurrection of Jesus guarantees us that physical death in a grave is not the end. The body sleeps but the spirit soul goes to the LORD God as Philippians 1:20-24 stated. Awake and sing who who dwell in dust for yout dew like dew of herbs and earth shall cast out dead says Isaiah 26:19. Lord Jesus returns in cloud with spirit soul to raise the body in glory and unite body with soul as one being to share His Glory forever.IMG-20180314-WA0005IMG_20180615_060104picture-201Is-the-Hope-of-Rapture-to-meet-Jesus-Christ-Achievable

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John 11:17-27 says Jesus is Resurrection and The Life 17 so Jesus found Lazarus was in the tomb four days. 18Bethany was near Jerusalem about two miles off 19 and many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother.20 Martha heard Jesus was coming so went to meet Him, but Mary stayed at the house. 21 Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died. 22 I know whatever You ask God HE will give You. 23 Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”24 Martha said to Him, “I know he will rise in resurrection on the last day.” 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, 26 and all who live and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” 27 She said to Him, “Yes, Lord I believe You are Christ, the Son of God who came to save the world.” Jesus wept, prayed and thanked God for hearing His request so said, “Lazarus, come out.” Immediately Lazarus walked out of the graves after he was buried four days. Events taking place in alignment with God’s plans are unfolding daily to prepare people to get ready for the Rapture. Only God knows exact day, hour or time but it is good to educate yourself and be in the know to make informed choice. It is written in Ezekiel 37:1-14 in the Bible describing detailed process God used to bring dry bones to life. The Hand of the LORD God came on Ezekiel in the Spirit of the LORD in the valley full of human bones. Ezekiel  was asked to cause dry bones to live again after all hope was lost. God asked Ezekiel, ‘Son of man, can these bones live? Ezekiel answered, “O Lord God, You know.” God said “Prophesy to these bones and say to them ‘dry bones hear the word of the Lord! The LORD God said speak to these bones, “Surely to cause breath to enter you to live. I AM will put sinews on you to bring flesh on you to cover you with skin and put breath in you and you will live. Then you will know I AM the LORD. Ezekiel prophesied as commanded and there was noise and suddenly a rattling and the bones came together bone to bone so sinews and flesh came on them and skin covered them but there was no breath in them. God said to Ezekiel, “Prophesy breath, prophesy, son of man and say to breath, ‘Thus says the LORD God, “Come from four winds, O breath and breathe on the slain that they will live.” And so Ezekiel prophesied as God commanded and breath came into them and they lived and stood on their feet as an exceedingly great army. So God said, “Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. They say, ‘Our bones are dry, our hope is lost and so are cut off! Prophesy the LORD God says, “O My people I will open your graves and you come up from your graves, and bring you into land of Israel. You will know I AM the LORD when I open your graves O My people to bring you up from your graves. I will put My Spirit in you and you will live and I will place you in your own land. Then you will know I AM the LORD and spoken it and performed it,” says the LORD.” This Spiritual change is seen in physical manifestation of nation of Israel and all the nations on earth are grafted in Christ through God’s Eternal covenant with Abraham. Just as a dead situations are restored to life so dead in Christ are restored to life in the Rapture as people believe. Some think there will be no Rapture because flesh and blood cannot dwell in God’s Kingdom. A new glorified body is given so it’s not just a mere flesh and blood anymore. A body is renewed without sickness or body limitations so life is restored in perfect image of God without sin. As Ezekiel’s Spiritual Gospel message came alive in the living history of Israel so Christian believers in Christ Rapture alive into heaven to escape GREAT TRIBULATIONS but God allows unbelievers to remain on earth according to their faith. Seek God in prayer to help you discern HIS SALVATION plan in Jesus Christ. 

 

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RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD

30133Hebrews 9:27 says it’s appointed once to die in Bible yet people live again after a clinical death resuscitation with proof of their confirmed death certificate. Some assume verse means mankind dies ONCE ONLY so never lives after death. Yet Scripture shows Jesus’ resurrection brought life after death and Jesus lives in heaven. Christ was sacrificed once to take away sin He will appear a second time in the CLOUDS in Rapture to bring salvation. Also other physical resurrections happened in life prior to Christ’s resurrection in the Old Testament showing a young boy died and was brought back to life by Elisha in 2 Kings 4:19-37. Another dead man was revived when his body touched the bones of prophet’s Elisha’s grave in 2 Kings 13:21. Individuals in Old and New Testament died but raised from death by Jesus and disciples. Many people were raised after Christ’s death, Resurrection God brought them back to life in Matthew 27:52-53, they went back to their homes, where many people saw them including their miracle experience for their relatives and friends reunions. The Bible account of these people God resurrected at Christ’s death eventually died again and their families buried them again. All other saints who died wait in graves to be resurrected to life in glorious spirit body. They did not die ‘once only’ but lived after resurrections and died second time later. They lived the rest of their resurrected physical lives and died again, buried, awaiting resurrection to spirit life upon return of Jesus Christ in Rapture. Proverbs 18:21 in Bible says death and life are in mouth so choose life. Those who do believe in Rapture of Daniel 12 and 1 Corinthians 15:50-53 go to God in heaven before the Great tribulation starts. The others stay asleep in grave until a thousand years after Millineal reign of Jesus and raised so their spirit soul after death does NOT go to heaven to be with God for saying Ecclesiastes 9:5 that dead know nothing. They quote John 3:13, none ascends into heaven only Jesus who came down from heaven or Jesus Christ referred to death as sleep in John 11:12-15. But Enoch and Elijah went ALIVE into heaven so those left behind’s flesh and spirit stay ASLEEP in grave. Those in God in Christ who believe in Rapture are resurrected by Jesus in Rapture alive into heaven.

Raised From Death in the Bible

People Raised From the Dead

The widow of Zarephath’s son was also raised from death. The prophet Elijah was at house of widow in Zarephath when the woman’s son died. She said Elijah brought God’s wrath for her sin.

She carried the boy into the upper room where he was staying, Elijah laid him on a bed and stretched himself on the body three times. He cried out to God for the boy’s life to return. God heard Elijah’s prayer and child’s came back to life and Elijah carried him downstairs. The woman declared prophet a true man of God and his words to be true in 1 King 17:17-24.

Shunammite Woman’s SonElisha Heals Shunammite Woman's Son

Elisha, the prophet stayed in the upper room of a couple in Shunem. He prayed for the woman to bear a son, and God answered. Several years later, the boy complained of a pain in his head then died. The woman went to Mount Carmel to Elisha, who sent his servant ahead, but the boy did not respond. Finally, Elisha went to see the dead boy. He cried out to the Lord and laid himself on the dead body,  mouth to mouth, eyes to eyes, hands to hands. The boy’s body grew warm so he sneezed seven times and opened his eyes. Elisha presented the boy back to his mother, she fell and bowed to the ground in 2 Kings 4:18-37.

Resurrection of Israelite ManValley of Dry Bones

Elisha the prophet died and was buried in a tomb. Moabite raiders attacked the Israel in spring interrupting a funeral. Fearing for their own lives, the burial party quickly threw body into Elisha’s tomb. As soon as body touched Elisha’s bones, the dead man came to life and stood up on his feet. This miracle was a resurrection from grave into a new life in 2 Kings 13:20–21.

Widow of Nain’s SonJesus raising the widow's son at Nain

In a village of Nain, Jesus and disciples encountered a funeral procession. Only son of a widow being buried. When Jesus saw her, his heart went out to her. He touched the bier that held the body so pall bearers stopped. When Jesus told the young man to get up, the son sat up and began talking. Jesus gave him back to his mother so people were astonished Praising God, they said, “A great prophet has appeared among us. God has come to help his people” in Luke 7:11–17.

Jairus’ DaughterJesus raised the dead daughter of Jairus

When Jesus was in Capernaum, Jairus, a leader in the synagogue, begged him to heal his 12-year-old daughter because she was dying. On the way, a messenger said not to bother because the girl had died. But Jesus said to Jairus, “Don’t be afraid; only believe, and your daughter will be healed.” Jesus arrived in a house to find mourners wailing outside. When he said she was not dead but sleeping, they laughed at him. Jesus went in, took her by the hand and said, “My child, get up.” Her spirit returned and she raised to life again. Jesus told parents to give her something to eat but not tell anyone what happened in Luke 8:49–56.

Lazarus was raised by Jesus Tomb of Lazarus

Jesus’ friend Lazarus was very sick so Martha and Mary sent for Jesus to come heal him in Bethany. Jesus delayed so He did not arrive before Lazarus died. Jesus stayed two more days but later arrived in Bethany when Lazarus had been in the tomb four days. Martha met them outside the village, where Jesus told her, “Your brother will rise again. I am the resurrection and the life.” They approached the tomb Jesus wept. Jesus ordered the stone rolled away, saying, “Did I not tell you if you believe, you will see the glory of God?” Raising His eyes to heaven prayed aloud to Father God. He commanded Lazarus to come out and he did so walked out, wrapped in burial cloths in John 11:1-44.

Jesus Christ was raised ALIVEThe Resurrection of Jesus Christ

After mock trial Jesus was scourged and taken to Golgotha outside Jerusalem by Roman soldiers nailed Him to the Cross on Friday and His body was put in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea. So tomb  was sealed and soldiers guarded place. Sunday morning, the stone was rolled awayand empty and angels said Jesus raised from the dead. He appeared first to Mary Magdalene and to his disciples plud many others around the city told in Matthew 28:1-20; Mark 16:1-20; Luke 24:1-49; John 20:1-21:25.

Saints in JerusalemResurrection

Jesus Christ died on cross as earthquake struck, breaking open many graves and tombs in Jerusalem. Jesus’ resurrection from death raised Godly people raised to life appeared to many in the city in Matthew 27:50-54.

Tabitha or Dorcas, Peter raisedPeter Raises Tabitha

Everyone in city of Joppa loved Tabitha. She was always doing good, helping the poor, and making garments for others. One day Tabitha named Dorcas in Greek grew sick and died. Women washed her body then placed it in an upstairs room. They sent for apostle Peter, who was in nearby Lydda sent all from room, Peter fell to his knees and prayed. He said to her, “Tabitha, get up.” She sat up and Peter gave her to friends alive. So many people believed in Jesus because of it in Acts 9:36-42.

Eutychus raised by Paul Paul raises Eutychus from death.

In a packed third story room in Troas a young man sitting on a window ledge fell to death during sermon by apostle Paul. Fell from the windowsill a young man Eutychus dozed off,falling out of the window to his death. Paul rushed outside and threw himself on lifeless body. Immediately Eutychus came back to life. Paul went back upstairs, broke bread, and ate, people saw Eutychus alive again in Acts 20:7–12. So many people in modern times are raised alive from the grave in many countries today. You tube videos record testimonies of millions of people raised from death all over the world. So Resurrection Spirit of God in Christ is still at work today in all countries because Jesus is the same Yesterday, today and forever. So people from all nations died more than once because Jesus tarried. Some will never die before Rapture if the CLOUDS takes place so Jesus comes sooner. No matter when Rapture takes place people alive will join those raised alive from graves.

hebrews-9-27-free-bible-verse-desktop-wallpapersScriptures is very clear out of soul body, buried goes to Heaven immediately if a believer or to hades or hell if not. When Lazarus died, the angels carried him to Abraham’s Bosom. He saw and talked to rich man across the Great Gulf and in torment and pain in eternal judgement in hell. In the Book of Revelation the souls of those killed during the 7 years of Jacob’s Trouble of Great Tribulation, were under the Altar of God in heaven talked to God and God talked to them. The asked how long was it going to be before God avenged their death and God replied they had to rest a little longer until others were slain as they were. They did not wait in a deep sleep in the grave. When the Rapture happens, Jesus will bring the souls of those who had died with Him and Jesus will call their glorified bodies up from the grave to reunite with their souls in the clouds. Those who are alive, will be translated like Enoch was in Genesis and join Jesus in the clouds. Scripture is clear on this so we should not contradict Word of God. All who believe death is ONCE ONLY remain asleep in graves on earth until the MILLENNIAL second resurrection of all dead after Jesus’ rule and Reign on earth. They do not believe God can take their Spirit soul to heaven so GOD let’s them remain asleep in the graves never enjoying joy of heaven as idea comforts loved ones to know dead person is still around just sleeping in a grave. This is in line with concept of those left behind on earth saying flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God. They are left behind on earth as God grants them the permissive will belief because of not thinking God changes HIS mind at times in Scripture to rise or live after death. Hezekiah was appointed to die but he refused to die so God changed HIS mind and extended his life 15 years. As Jesus said later no man ascended into heaven in John 3:13 in a manner He did. Enoch went alive into heaven, Elijah went to heaven alive but not in the grand global style Jesus did as sent off by disciples on Mount Olives. The faithful Christians in Christ will be resurrected into spirit life by Christ as their First of the firstfruits in rapture. Saints whose body in graves AWAIT their resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:20 – 23 will go in the Rapture. Their Lord and Master Jesus built mansions for them to go into heaven before the GREAT TRIBULATIONS of mark of the beast starts. It is important to make up ones mind because whether you believe it or not Rapture will take place as days Noah’s family was saved in the flood. it is appointed unto man to die once Lot was saved in Sodom and Gomorrah from the fire so GREAT TRIBULATIONS of endtimes from the EARTHQUAKES and unseen evil is too unbearable. But those who prefer to stay left behind are allowed by God to do so. Both beliefs of two groups of Rapture and Left Behind are valid for its not exclusively only one correct answer. Jesus said two will be together and one will be taken but the is left behind. In maths correct answer is accepted as long as you can prove your method at arriving at the right answer. In the same way God let’s those whose standpoint in Bible agrees with Rapture point of view go to heaven and those who stand on a left behind perspective left on earth accordingly. Rapture is coming for those AWAITING Jesus in the CLOUDS but those who prefer SLEEP in graves will be left behind until after the 1000 years of Jesus Rule and reign. It is a choice of each person to decide if they prefer Rapture or want to stay asleep in the grave until after Jesus’ Millennial Resurrection of the dead for judgement. Those taken to God into heaven receive REWARDS for their service for God but others will stay asleep until after 1000 years rule of Jesus before being judged. So Bible says, according to your faith be it into you because God does not force people against their will to resurrect in glorified body to HIS physical Presence in heaven. SO UNLESS YOU BELIEVE IN THE RAPTURE YOU WILL NOT EXPERIENCE IT. The Resurrection of Jesus is different from all resurrections because Jesus’ resurrection is first “permanent” resurrection. All other resurrections in Bible were “temporary” so those raised to life died again Lazarus died twice but Jesus rose and never died again. This is why, He is firstfruits of all those “fallen asleep” in 1 Corinthians 15:20. Jesus’ resurrection justifies us in Romans 4:25 ensures eternal life because Jesus lives we will have eternal life in John 14:19. It is good to know death is not end of life so believers mourn with hope of eternal Resurrection in Christ Jesus. Father God our Comforter comforts through Holy Spirit to bear grief, sorrow for a season of crying and tears during passing into Glory. Yet we have full assurance loved ones will rise again in Christ’s Rapture and be reunited in the Presence of God in heaven. Then later dwell with God on earth physically when New Jerusalem comes down to Israel under Christ Jesus our KING of King’s rule forever. There will be no more tears, sorrow, pain or grief for God wipes all our tears away to live forevermore in Eternal joy. Death is painful yet we have hope of living again in joy in resurrection of Jesus Christ. Carletonville mortuary in South Africa where the woman was found aliveA South African woman was discovered alive in a morgue after being declared dead in a car crash. The woman was found breathing by mortuary technicians several hours after being certified dead by paramedics at scene of pile-up outside Carletonville, southwest of Johannesburg. We followed our procedures – we’ve got no idea how it happened,” Distress Alert operations manager Gerrit Bradnick told AFP. The crew is absolutely devastated – we’re not in the business of declaring living people dead, we’re in the business of keeping people alive.”The unnamed woman from Gauteng “showed no signs of life” following the traffic accident in the early hours of 24 June, Mr Bradnick added. Carletonville mortuary in South Africa where the woman was found alive. She was found alive in morgue fridge many hours after the crash in which victims’ car rolled, throwing her out of vehicle. All the right checks were done: breathing, pulse so patient declared deceased, Mr Bradnick said. After being discovered alive, the woman taken to Carletonville hospital is now recovering. “Paramedics are trained to determine death, not life” a source at Carletonville mortuary told Sowetan newspaper. Other deaths came alive:-

Pastor Daniel Ekechukwu died and also came back to life in a basement room of a church at Reinhard Bonke crusade in Nigeria, Africa. By prayer and massage to soften dead body from rigor mortis suddenly Daniel sneezed and arose with a jump. Between 3:50 and 5:15 PM on Sunday, Daniel who died Friday night around 10:00 PM slowly became fully coherent over the next few hours. The video of his testimony is below to see. A report on the website of Christ for all Nations declares: Three days Daniel was in a mortuary, did not breathe, his heart stopped beating. In hot climate, without ice chamber was injected with chemical to keep back mortification. Corpse was carted around for hours, pulled about, and lay in airless narrow coffin hours completely dead with death certificate. This public event was demonstration of revival from death by God in Jesus Name through wife Nneka’s faith. Her incurable faith prevented Daniel’s burial to bring him because she was convinced God will bring him back to life. She said Reinhard Bonnke as a man of God in the atmosphere of faith he ministered, this miracle was possible. The faith of Nneka dictated the whole event and her faith was honoured by God. She stood on the word of God that women receive their dead alive in Bible. Pastor Ekechukwu shares his testimony of his story of what happened when he was in heaven and saw hell. Now Pastor Daniel’s message is repentance of the church to prepare the church to stand before Jesus, and many have indeed repented after hearing his testimony live in real holiness. Ministry of Reinhard Bonnke in Nigerian crusade and in all the world share his testimony on TV and travels to share testimony.

RIGHTEOUS PRAYER AVAILS

snoop dogg gospel albumSnoop Dogg returns to Jesus Christ his Master, Lord and Saviour after years of AWOL soldier of the Cross. Snoop Dogg, marijuana-smoking pimping gangsta rapper cycled through Nation of Islam and Rastafari says he’s now returning to his roots in Christianity. He dropped a new 32-track double gospel album titled “Bible of Love.” “I’ve always referred to my Savior Jesus Christ on my records,” Snoop says in an interview on YouTube. “I would let people know I was a born-again Christian. Church is supposed to welcome sinners. If you find somebody trying to find their way back home to God, the natural thing to do is be warm and welcoming, open your arms to say, ‘Brother, we accept you as you are. We know you’ve been doing wrong but you wanna get right, so we’re gonna help you get right. We’re not going to throw stones at you.’” Come to Jesus now just as you are for Jesus will save you. 

e16cb1f8ccf7d2bda963eb2aee03dc72-snoop-dogg-taylorsSnoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., took the hip hop world by storm in 1992 when he was discovered and promoted by Dr. Dre. His freshman album Doggystyle shot to Billboard’s #1 spot earned quadruple platinum. His music belonged to the controversial genre that brought calls for censorship for promoting violence and misogyny, and Snoop’s life backed up his words. He denied belonging to a Rollin’ 20s Crips as youth in Long Beach, CA, but once tried for murder of a rival gang member (bodyguard off for self defense). In and out of jail for cocaine possession and other charges after high school. Plummeted into spiritual chaos, before rocketing in rap world, before he became reviled and revered, kid Snoop went to church with his family, singing and playing piano at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church. So he’s come full circle. Since launching hip-hop career, Snoop Dogg proved to be one of most enduring successful rappers, selling 35 million albums worldwide. Through the years and different albums, Snoop backed away from unsavory G-funk after his friend Tupac Shakur was killed in a drive-by shooting. After his producer on the label Death Row, Suge Knight, was indicted for racketeering. Marijuana smoking became his favourite motif and signature of his music. He once bragged he smoked 80 blunts a day.snoop-dogg-bad-boy And always looking to cash in on shock value, Snoop claimed to Rolling Stone, unlike other rappers who adopt a pimp persona, he actually worked as pimp between 2003 and ‘04 gave it up on advice of fellow pimps to spend time with family. He ventured into television and movies, including Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg’s FatherHood, Dogg After Dark. He turned his acquittal of murder charges in February 1996 to short movie Murder Was the Case. In 2009, Snoop converted to Nation of Islam and publicly praised minister Louis Farrakhan. In 2012, he converted to Rastafari movement and, changing his name to “Snoop Lion,” produced clumsy reggae album. All the while, his grandmother and mother praying for their prodigal son. They are elated by announcement of return to Christ with a gospel recording. “Momma said, ‘God told me you gonna do this years ago.’ She been waiting on me,” he says. Read the rest of the article on Snoop Dogg Christian.

CELEBRATING LIVING ALIVE

8d2893a7-d929-4261-86cb-53c54d5c93ddCelebrate life while alive because life is worth living. Enjoy small things in life for when you are dead your tears will flow But loved ones won’t know *Cry now instead! *You will send flowers But won’t see it *Send them now instead!* You’ll say words of praise But they won’t hear. *Praise them now instead!* You’ll forget faults. But will not know, so forgive and *Forget now instead* You’ll miss them But they won’t feel the love so *Miss them now instead.* You will wish You could have spent more time with them *Spend it now instead!* You will wish You could have spent all your money on me. *Spend it now instead!!!* When you hear loved one is gone, you’ll find your way to their home to pay your condolence but did not speak in years. *Please look for them now!!!* Spend the time with every person around you help make them happy while alive before it is too late to show your love!!! 8461-grief-ptsd-trauma-mourning-mdLovingkindness to families, friends, acquaintances, colleagues is important. *Make them feel Special. Because you never know when time will take them away from you forever’* Life is to build each other up. *Life is too short. *Love all and Forgive all.* Funerals costs lots more expenses that go along with it, in many instances cost quite considerable. Family decides to be quite extravagant with planning to “prove their love or status of the deceased. What you need to keep in mind is that you don’t have to spend lots of money to prove how much you cared about someone. It is better simply to do something profound to ensure the commemoration reflects beautifully of who they are. Deceased in other parts of the world go through ritual in Indonesia community. They dig up deceased, clean corpses and dress them up in favourite clothes to parade them around streets.Torajan islanders pay their respects to the dead in the Ma’neme festivalThis ritual is to remember loved ones. It looks like scene from zombie movie, but every three years Torajan islanders pay respects to the dead in Ma’neme festival which is their celebration of life ritual, which translates, Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses. Their dead exhumed, groomed, dressed in new clothes goes on for more than century. Trend set by the Animal hunter Pong Rumasek who discovered a corpse abandoned decaying under tree as he hunted in mountains, felt blessed with good fortune for dressing corpse in his clothes and given proper burial. The bizarre ritual is to remember loved ones Torajan islanders pay respects to dead in Ma’neme festival adopted as people led to believe spirits rewards them for taking care of dead. Deceased’s coffin is replaced or fixed while relatives parade them around streets, following a path of straight lines. Its thought paths connect with Hyang, a supernatural power that only moves in straight lines. The funeral is seen as one of the most important and expensive events in calendar. And some Torajans save money for entire lives for decent send off ‘Puya’ ceremony lasting several days with slaughter of buffaloes, pigs to ensure peaceful afterlife. A man buried abandoned corpse so the society exhumes their already buried relatives to copy his good deeds for reward from spirit? Why not show the living love and care while they are alive instead of now disturbing corpses in graves every three years? How about disease and infection digging up grave. Let dead rest in peace and use resources on living people.

LIGHTNING THUNDERSTORM

Lightning over Leighton BuzzardFrom God’s throne room in the heavens proceeds lightnings, thundering, voices. God is in control of clouds as scriptures relates in Revelation 4:3 in Bible. These lightning thunderstorms are all part of 7 thunders sealed by Daniel for these endtimes. Lightning, and the rumblings, thunderstorms occurred rapidly at a rate of thundering sounds unheard and unseen before. Lightnings and rumbling thunderstorms often precede presence of God. The loud sound echo announces warning to people to get ready, prepare to encounter God. Priests announce the time, place, moment to meet in advancd and to help sanctify themselves ready to welcome God’s Presence. They prepare to meet God to receive instructions, directions followed by the given special covenant agreement. Endtime lightenings and the thunderstorm is specifically preserved for the modern generations sealed until now. Thunderstorms occur in response to national issues God often uses to call attention with regard to their covenant agreement and remind all the nations. People remarked they had “never seen a storm quite like this” and said flashes were “stunning” as it happened in UK.The sky over Hayling Island, off the south coast of EnglandDramatic and purple sky photographed over Hayling Island, off the south coast of England near Portsmouth, in the UK as thunderstorms moved northwards across the mainland. Many people got out their cameras to photograph and video Saturday night’s electrical storm, called “utterly insane” and “like being under strobe light.” The thunderstorms and torrential rain swept across parts of southern Britain with lightning flashing across sky. About 15,000 to 20 thousand lightning strikes recorded in four hours on Saturday night, BBC Weather said. It was the purple sky that confounded the people above all having never seen the sky turn completly purple. Visual colour was intensified by a strong trumpetlike relentless thunderings unheard before. So intense people called the emergency lines to report the strange sounds heard from heaven. Thundering concentrated from one direction, clearly heard. Lightning across the sky at Swiss Farm touring and campingA caravan at a campsite in Henley-on-Thames when heavy rain and lightning storm struck. Lightning turned the sky purple over Leighton Buzzard and also in London. The BBC Weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker called it “mother of all thunderstorms” as he watched it over London. “Oh boy! This is utterly insane” he said. “I’ve never seen a storm with such frequent lightning in my life I don’t think. Mostly sheet lightning and loud flashes spectacular.”Most people listen to weather forecasts for reports on weather and looking for scientific explanations taught in school. However, not many people are aware of Biblical sources of meaning of lightning of these thunderstorms. In the West Wellow, of Hampshire’s is impressive photograph including picture produced by storm. Lightning in West Wellow

Forecaster Gemma Plumb, from the BBC Weather, said that as the storms pushed northwards across England on Sunday, more would be coming up over English Channel from the continent. Stansted Airport reported the delays to flights on Sunday morning after a lightning strike briefly left their aircraft fuelling system “unavailable.” Lightening at times also strike planes if in the red zone path of lightning or thunder the flight therefore is cancelled until storm calms down. So  Met Office issued yellow warning for a heavy rain and flooding across Wales and most of England. Lightning above Canary WharfThe purple thunder and lightening was seen in this scene above Canary Wharf in London. Later in the morning, storms brought more than an inch of rain to parts of Wales and the Midlands in just an hour. Parts of Wales and central and southern England could see further thunderstorms on both Sunday and bank holiday Monday, with the Met Office warning of possibility of power cuts, delays to trains and buses. People are advised to take notice to prepare against unforeseen changes to keep safe and warm. These rapid changes are part of climatic weather conditions taking place globally. Floods are taking place in deserts and snows falling in dry lands. Earthquakes are rampart than before as the world faces changes in weather patterns due to the man-made desires to control weather and clouds plus demands for fossil fuels increases. lightning illuminating the sky over the Southbank on the River Thames in LondonBolts of lightning flash across the sky over the River Thames in this photo taken by RNLI late on Saturday night. Modern desire for perfect pristine place stops trees growing so no tree roots to absorb excess water cause flashfloods.  “All their flight desks are closed and there is just one small customer service desk with two or three staff. They were asking people to use the app but it isn’t working, so they have now stopped doing announcement.” Ryanair were unable to say how many of its flights had been affected. It said customers can get a full refund or free transfer. “We apologise to all customers affected by these disruptions, which are entirely beyond control. As passengers seeking a bank holiday getaway were forced to wait, hundreds of homes across the south of the country were left without power after the humid bank holiday weather broke late on Saturday night.Andrew Lanxon Hoyle/@Batteryhq of lightning over the the Suleymaniye Mosque in Dalston, east LondonBolts light up the sky over Suleymaniye Mosque in Dalston, east London. The Met Office weather warning for rain is in force until 06:00 on Monday and covers all of Wales as well as southern and central England. Flooding of homes and businesses could happen quickly, the Met Office said. It added that fast-flowing or deep floodwater was possible with damage to some buildings from flooding, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds. It comes after a warm Saturday, with top temperature of 27.3C in Hurn, Dorset. The best way to get news on the weather is check and update yourself. So thousands of passengers were stuck at Stansted airport on Sunday morning after a major thunderstorm caused flights delayed, diverted cancelled. The airport was brought to partial standstill after the storm which battered the UK with up to 20,000 bolts of lightning and left hundreds of homes without power – hit a refuelling depot. People were stuck on stationary planes for hours and some complained they were not given proper explanations for the delays or provided with refreshments. One passenger called the situation a “North Korea-esque” information blackout.West DorsetThe lightning flashes is photographed bolts near the village of Broadwindsor in Dorset. Due to an earlier lightning strike, the aircraft fuelling system was unavailable for a period this morning,” said a spokesperson. “Engineers have been on site and have now restored the system. However flights may still be subject to diversion, delay, cancellation. We apologise for the inconvenience and advise all passengers to check with their airlines for their latest flight updates.”@samueltwilkinson of lightning over The Shard in central London on SaturdayLong strike of lightning dwarfs London Shard, which stands at 310m. We have been on the plane since 7.45,” said Guy Parker, who is on his way to Ibiza. “It’s just being refuelled now. It’s just going take a long time. The 6.05 next to us is just being refuelled so there’s obviously a very long queue. “In the airport it was just normal: we didn’t realise there was a problem until we were on the plane. Some people got very cross they were allowed on to the plane without being told.” Scenes in the terminal described as “stoically British” as queues of more than a thousand people stretched across the airport. Guardian Today: headlines, the analysis the debates. Others claimed Ryanair, one of the principal airlines at Stansted operating with staff shortages appeared to leave them poorly placed to manage the chaos. “They’ve clearly not got the customer service in place to offer people other options,” said Jack Dadds, whose flight to Brittany was cancelled. “All their flight desks are closed and there is just one small customer service desk with two or three staff. They were asking people to use app but it isn’t working, so they have now stopped doing announcement.”Lightning strikes above Wembley Stadium in LondonLightning strikes at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday night, Fulham beat Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final earlier in day. Ryanair were unable to say how many of its flights affected. It said customers can get a full refund or free transfer. “We apologise to all customers affected by these disruptions, which are entirely beyond our control,” a spokesperson said. Passengers seeking a bank holiday getaway were forced to wait, hundreds of homes across the south of country left without power after humid bank holiday weather broke late on Saturday night. Heavy thunderstorms continue to affect parts of Wales, southern and central England through Sunday and into Monday morning, the Met Office said. It issued a yellow flood warning after torrential rain poured down overnight with more than an inch of rain falling within an hour on parts of Wales and the Midlands, causing power cuts and delays to trains and buses that are expected to persist throughout day.TredegarThe cloudy sky was lit up in purple as lightning struck Tredega in the south Wales. Severe weather warning for parts of UK temperatures soar. The motorists in West Midlands and in the Bedfordshire area warned of the risks of driving on flood-hit roads and 17 alerts issued for parts of the Thames valley. Nearly 1,000 properties were left without power across the Midlands, with the majority of outages due to lightning. Birmingham neighbourhoods flooded after these heavy rainfalls and the thunderstorms swept through the region In Warwickshire, fire service said five properties struck by lightning, while in Dawlish, Devon, a telephone box burst into flames after a BT pole was hit. As the storm progressed, people across the capital and southern England posted images of lightning on Twitter and Instagram.LondonHundreds of people in London took out cameras to snap these lightning storms, including in Plaistow, in the east of the capital. The Met Office meteorologist Charlie Powell said there somewhere between 15,000 and the 20,000 strikes across the UK overnight. “Temperatures overnight did not fall much below 15C (59F) or 16C: for the end of May that’s a pretty hot and humid night, everything was primed,” he said. “We had some storms coming in from northern France and some building up in the Channel and they sort of spread out and have been working their way in. It looks like there was one huge area of thundery showers that worked across London just before midnight.” The London fire brigade said it had taken 505 weather-related calls overnight, although the majority related to flooding, no callers reported fires started by lighting strike.Lightning in GravesendThis picture is from Gravesend in Kent. A house in Stanway, Essex, lost its roof to a fireafter lightning struck it in early hours of Sunday morning. Firefighters worked on the blaze for almost three hours, eventually extinguishing at 04:30 BST. No injuries reported in incident.General view as lightning strikes over the city of LondonMet warned of flooding and the possible damage to buildings from the lightning, which is pictured here striking over the city of London. 

House hit by lightning in StanwayFirefighters arrived at a house in Essex to find whole roof alight. Andy Murphy (@andymurphy73) @  STN_Airport @ Ryanair # understaffed on a busy day, causing huge #delays at checkin & the security. Passengers rushed to board their flights to find lightning strike had taken out the fuel system & all flights delayed. No warnings on dep. boards #Stanstedpic.twitter.com/FcJo7z8p6c May 27, 2018. Supercar Lifestyle (@ Supercar_Snaps). Without a doubt, the most furious #lightning storm over London EVER witnessed!!! AMAZING!!! #storm #london#thunder pic.twitter .com/Vq6oM6fhQK May 26, 2018. Just as lightnings and rumbling thunderstorms precede God’s presence before meeting HIS people on the mountain or Elijah in cave of Adullam hidden, God again uses endtime sealed lightnings, thunderings to forewarn imminent return of Jesus in Rapture and later the Second Coming on earth. Loud lightnings and thunderings plus voices will accompany the trumpet sounds to herald coming of Jesus in the Rapture in clouds. Lightening and such thunderings will usher in Christ return to earth. So part of endtime signs from God warning all the people everywhere to repent according to Acts 17. It is not God’s wish anyone perishes as global events confirm endtime draws near although only God knows the time.  Bolts of lightning illuminate the skies over Worcestershire  [Jan Sedlacek / SWNS.com]

BE SAFE DURING THUNDERSTORMS

Thunderbolts and lighting can be very frightening. But don’t worry, there are things you can do to ensure that you, your family and pets stay safe until the storm passes. Stay indoors away from windows. Close all doors and windows, lock cat flaps to keep pets furry friends inside. Avoid bathing, showering switch off electrical appliances electrical storm can create power surges. After forecast, cancel outdoor activities, like golf and fishing trips as metal rods can conduct electricity.

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If outdoors and cannot get inside ensure you won’t be at risk of lightning strikes. The first to do is find if there’s actually a risk. Wait to see lightning bolt the count seconds until you hear thunderclap if less than 30 seconds could be at risk. If you can, take shelter in car, windows closed. Sheds and isolated trees are not good covers. If swimming or in a boat, get to shore as quickly as possible, as water can conduct electricity. 

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If you’re outdoors and cannot get inside, there are steps you can take to stay safe

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Thunderstorms battering parts of UK since Saturday. Stay low on ground If outside with no car or house to shelter in find low spot away from trees, fences and poles, telephone or metal poles. If skin starts to tingle or your hair stands on end, lightning about to strike. Crouch down, balance on the balls of your feet. Place your hands on your knees and tuck head down between them. This is called “lightning crouch,” it makes you the smallest target possible, minimising contact with ground. If in group spread out, staying in a huddle can let lighting to travel from person to person. 

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The map shows forecast for UK weather in pictures with dramatic lightning bolts strikes Britain on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Thousands of bolts of lightning Britain in a spectacular thunderstorm. Do not put up an umbrella or use your phone – anything with metal directs electricity into the body. If someone has been hit by lightning, call for urgent help. It is ok to touch them – they won’t carry any electrical charge – so you can perform CPR if you know how. Once the storm has passed, give it half an hour or so before you venture out, as lightning can strike up to 10 miles away from the centre of the storm so a few bolts could still hit. The common saying “lightning never strikes the same place twice” is a myth. It can strike the same place twice and some experts believe it is highly likely.  Don’t be too worried as chances of being struck by lightning are about one in 300,000. Stay safe and turn any mirrors around and Jeep water on you.

 

INTIMATE ROYAL MARRIAGE

370223God’s incredible favour, honour and the privilege for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s inspiring journey of love, hope and family since engagement photos, all the way through to the official wedding on Saturday sums up Christianity. The royal wedding is compared to marriage of Lamb of God. Clement Ngissah wrote “Meghan Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry and who she becomes” to explain the believer’s important connection to Jesus always and favour of imputation of His righteousness attained thereby. Some of the lessons learnt from Meghan Markle’s lifestory is similar to how Jesus imputes His righteousness on believers. To qualify to enter His Eternal Kingdom Christian believers accepts Jesus’ Love proposal as the Bridegroom to become born again in similar fashion, Meghan Markle takes Prince Harry’s royal status so whenever with him all blood royalty below the Prince’s rank and status bow and curtsy to her although she is not a royal by blood or Princess Meghan. YeShe was not British or Royal by birth. She is an American. Her parents got divorced when she was six years old. Her father is Caucasian and her mother an African-American. She is half black and half white. She is a divorcee. She married her first husband, an actor and producer Trevor Engelson in September 2011 got divorced in August 2013. And she featured in movies in underwear sometimes showing what evangelicals define as ‘nakedness.’ Some allegedly leaked nude pictures of her on internet. To some people not the ideal woman to marry into royal family, importantly to marry sixth in line to the throne. For this reason was abused by many on the internet, on radio, tv etc. This made the British Royal Family’s communication secretary to release official statement in November, 2016 addressing the issues, ranging from sexism, to racism etc. But none of these, not her background as a ‘commoner’ or an African-American, an actress, a divorcee did not stop her. So after today, 19th of May, 2018, Meghan Markle becomes ‘Her Royal Highness Princess Henry, Duchess of Sussex and Countess of Dumbarton and Kilkeel.’ So for ease called ‘Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex.’ For the record she is first ever approved Duchess of Sussex in the history of royal family.IMG_20180521_122252

THE AMAZING THING is that although Meghan is not royal by blood, yet when with her husband Prince Harry or the Duke of Sussex, she will take his status and rank. As a result, all blood royalty below status and rank of her husband will have to bow and curtsy to her. On the contrary when she is alone then she has to bow and curtsy to blood royalty or anyone more senior than her. This helps to understand the imputation of righteousness of God. Like Meghan, our own self-righteousness cannot qualify us to be called Christians or qualify for the Kingdom of God. And as a result, we need Jesus Who gives His Name, status in order for us to be qualified to enjoy the privileges of God’s Royal Priesthood. In this case it is Jesus Christ of Nazareth our joint Heir makes us Children of God as Meghan from today officially known among the royal family. It’s not because of anything she did by her own accord or has done but because she is married to Prince Harry. She will receive secret service protection, diplomatic passports and enjoy other enviable privileges not because of her, but because of Prince Harry. In this context, Prince Harry is the way she has to all these. Without her Prince she is just Meghan Markle. In the same fashion the way to God to gain privilege in God in Christ and heaven is Jesus. We are qualified and will enjoy in heaven because of Him. We live forever because of our marriage to Jesus and it is not because of anything we did, have, will do or can do. And we are nothing without Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.jezus-christus

LESSONS FROM MEGHAN LIFESTORY.

1. No matter your past is. No matter the challenges, bad experiences you have gone through do not give up. Do not let your mistakes, setbacks and failures of the past to dictate your today and tomorrow.

2. Do not be over conscious of what people say about you. Don’t live your life according to the opinions of others. No matter the defamatory stories said or printed about you, whether true or false, don’t give up. Stand tall, apologize when you have to. Change when you have to. Reconcile when you have to and just march forward.

3. When your season is due, when it is your time to shine, believe nothing can stop you. No one knows tomorrow, your tomorrow can make your enemies, accusers, those who looked down or you to bow and curtsy to you. Be positive and work hard. The future is brighter.

4. More importantly, who you connect with is very very important. Who comes into your life is of great importance. Meghan Markle the actress because of her connection and marriage to Prince Harry is now someone so different with honour, higher status, privileges, care and attention she didn’t have before. She may not be royal by blood but because of her marriage some royals by blood have to bow and curtsy to her when she is with her husband.

As sinners we didn’t deserve it, our own righteousness couldn’t and cannot qualify us to enter the Kingdom of God except we repent believe in Jesus for Him to impute His righteousness on us. The same way Meghan Markle’s status as a popular actress, an American etc cannot qualify her and couldn’t qualify her to be called Her Royal Highness or for the royals to bow and curtsy to her but marrying the Prince and taking on his rank and status qualifies her. Who are you connected to? Jesus Christ of Nazareth wants to connect with you to save you, redeem you, to promote you, to Bless and Favour you and give you Eternal life in God’s Royal Kingdom.IMG-20180523-WA0001.jpg

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The blue background of the shield on her arms represented the Pacific Ocean off California’s coast with two golden rays symbolic of the state’s sunshine. Meghan’s American royal arm features 3 quills representing communication and power of words. Beneath the shield, collection of golden poppies, California’s state flower and wintersweet which grows at Kensington Palace where she lives, the palace said. Next to shield are two “supporters“ one for her husband and one relating to her, a songbird with open beak which represents the power of communication. The good heraldic design is simple and the arms of the Duchess of Sussex stand well beside the historic beauty of the quartered British royal arms,” Woodcock said. Technical description of arms is “azure a feather bendwise argent quilled between two bendlets all between two like feathers argent quilled. To qualify in Kingdom of God one must wear righteous garments approved worthy of God’s Presence. In the same way the dress code for royal wedding conformed to their standards.

Credit: Clement Ngissah