JESUS COMES TO JERUSALEM

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As Jesus ascended toward Jerusalem, a large multitude gathered around Him. This crowd understood Jesus was the Messiah; what they did not understand was it was not time to set up kingdom yet although Jesus had tried to tell them so in Luke 19:11–12. The crowd’s actions along the road give rise to name “Palm Sunday.” A large crowd spread cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road” (Matthew 21:8). In strewing their cloaks on the road, people were giving Jesus the royal treatmen King Jehu was given similar honor at his coronation (2 Kings 9:13). John records the detail that the branches they cut were from palm trees (John 12:13). On first Palm Sunday, the people honoured Jesus verbally: “The crowds went ahead of him and those followed shouted, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David!’ Blessed is He who comes  in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in highest heaven! in Matthew 21:9. In praise of Jesus, the Jewish crowds quote Psalm 118:25–26, an acknowledgment of prophecy of Christ to a Messianic psalm drew resentment from religious leaders present: “Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, ‘Teacher, rebuke your disciples! in Luke 19:39. Jesus saw no need to rebuke them but said “I tell you if they keep quiet the stones will cry out in Luke 19:40. 450 to 500 years prior to Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem, prophet Zechariah had prophesied the event we now call Palm Sunday: “Rejoice greatly, Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughters of Jerusalem!  See, your king comes to you, righteous, victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey colt, the foal of a donkey” in Zechariah 9:9. Prophecy was fulfilled indeed so time of rejoicing, as Jerusalem welcomed their King. Unfortunately, the celebration was not to last. The crowds looked for a Messiah who would rescue politically and free them nationally, but Jesus had come to save them spiritually. Yet mankind’s primary need is spiritual, not political, cultural national salvation.
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Even as the coatless multitudes waved the palm branches and shouted for joy, they missed the true reason for Jesus’ presence. They could neither see nor understand the cross. That’s why, “as [Jesus] approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, ‘If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace but now it is hidden from your eyes. The days will come upon you when your enemies will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming to you in Luke 19:41–47. It is a tragic the Saviour was not recognized by all Him for who He is. The crowds crying out “ Hosanna” on Palm Sunday cried out Crucify Him! later same week in Matthew 27:22–23. There is coming a day that every knee will bow and every tongue confess Jesus Christ is Lord to the Glory of God the FATHER according to Philippians 2:10–11). All worship will be real as John records scene in heaven of eternal celebration of the risen Lord: “There before me was a great multitude no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes, were holding palm branches in their hands” in Revelation 7:9-10. These palm-bearing saints shout, “Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on Throne and the Lamb” and who can measure sum of their joy?Domingo-de-Ramos.jpg

What is the Passion Holy Week?”

Answer: Passion Week known as Holy Week is the time from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday Resurrection Sunday. Passion Week or Holy Monday HOLY Tuesday called Spy Wednesfield, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and HOLY Saturday. Passion Week is named because of the passion with which Jesus willingly went to the cross to pay for the sins of people. Passion Week described in Matthew chapters 21-27; Mark 11-15; Luke 19-23; and John 12-19. So Passion Week begins triumphal entry on Palm Sunday on back of a colt as prophesied in Zechariah 9:9. Passion Week contains several memorable events Jesus warned about including destruction of temple, desolation sacrilege, great tribulation rapture, His Second Coming to the earth to rule after the Armageddon war. IMG-20170326-WA0000Jesus cleans Temple for second time in Luke 19:45-46, disputed with Pharisees regarding His Authority. He gave Olivet Discourse on endtimes and taught many things of the signs of His second coming. Jesus ate His Last Supper with His disciples in the upper room in Luke 22:7-38, then went to the garden of Gethsemane to pray as He waited for His hour to come. It was here that Jesus, betrayed by Judas, was arrested and taken to several fake trials before chief priests, Pontius Pilate, and Herod Luke 22:54-23:25. After trumped trials, Jesus was scourged by the Roman soldiers, forced to carry His Cross on the streets of Jerusalem along Via Dolorosa or way of sorrows. Jesus was then crucified at Golgotha on the day before Sabbath, was buried and remained in the tomb until Sunday, the day after the Sabbath, and then gloriously resurrected. Passion Week time of Jesus Christ truly revealed His passion for suffering as He willingly went through on our behalf. Important humble attitude honours Passion Week. We should be passionate in our worship of Jesus in proclamation of His Gospel! Jesus suffered for us willing to suffer to shed His Blood for salvation of mankind cause of following Him and proclaiming message of His death and resurrection. During Palm Sunday Mass, palms are distributed to parishioners who carry them in a ritual procession into church. The palms are blessed with holy water. People are given small crosses made of palms taken home with them. Later these are burnt to create the ashes that are put on people’s heads on an Ash Wednesday before Lent starts following year.  If palm trees not grown, flowers or olive branches are used instead. The KING of Kings Jesus loves all people so gave His life and shed His Blood for all.e7cd4d0f0f2c3fdc8f983430ec80993f

Dear LORD God Almighty, what a great comfort it is to know You are Sovereign so You are in charge of all that is going on in a world that seems to be getting increasingly evil and cruel. Thank You Father God that You Know the end from the beginning and nothing taking place in life takes You by surprise. What great Comfort to know that You will take each problem and use to carry forward Your Eternal plans and purposes. Thank You for sending Holy Spirit our Comforter and Guide through all the difficult and trying times of our lives. Father God do send comfort and help those struggling in this world of strife. Calm the fearful, protect those that are weak, provide for those in need, heal those who are sick and bring all who do not know You into knowledge of Jesus Christ our Lord our great Mediator and Comforter in Whose Name we pray. We pray to give comfort, companionship and counsel to all lonely and lost little lambs who need strength of their good and faithful Shepherd. So we continue to pray to uphold, teach Strength Your Comfort and Strength, Grace and Love, in Jesus name we pray. Thank you God as we come Boldly into your Presence in these times of need to receive Your Mercy and Grace. Amen. LORD God Almighty according to your word in Matthew 5:9, we are“Blessed as the peacemakers for we shall be called the sons of and daughters of God. Bible in 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 says that Love is patient, kind; does not envy or boast, is not arrogant or rude, does not insist on its own way, is not irritable or resentful, does not rejoice at wrongdoing, rejoices with truth and kindness because God is LOVE. God so Loves you Jesus is sent to save, heal, deliver, give you eternal life.


Triumphant Entry Song:

Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
Hark! all the tribes Hosanna cry;
O Savior meek, pursue Thy road
With palms and scattered garments strowed.

Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
In lowly pomp ride on to die!
O Christ! Thy triumph now begin
Over captive death and conquered sin.

Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
The wingèd squadrons of the sky
Look down with sad and wondering eyes
To see the approaching sacrifice.

Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
The last and fiercest strife is nigh!
The Father on His sapphire throne
Expects His own anointed Son.

Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
In lowly pomp ride on to die!
Bow Thy meek head to mortal pain,
Then take, O God! Thy power and reign.

Recommended Resource:The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus by Gary Habermas

LION, LAMB, CHILD PLAYING

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187980,xcitefun-zoo-lujan-argentina-24.jpglioncage3 (1)adv5Isaiah 11:6 in Bible says calves, lions, and bulls will all live together in peace and a little child will lead them. The wolf shall dwell with the lamb in the time of peace to come. During the longed for time of peace will be long life and joy. The wolf and the lamb shall graze together and the lions shall eat straw like ox. Children born and old people will live forever. The calf and the lion will graze together as the little child will lead them. This great peace and quiet under Jesus’ Government in context of Isaiah 11:6 is possible by Jesus’ Gospel ministry achievement as the Messiah. In the painting above the wolf is a bird in the background as the Holy Spirit was seen the form of a dove during baptism of Jesus. Bible says look at the birds of the air, they neither sow, reap or gather into barns yet your heavenly Father God feeds them. Are you not of more value than the birds. So do not worry about tomorrow for your future is in Christ in God. In nature birds often are seen hovering around other animals. As God is a bird watcher so creates many varieties in Bible playing active roles in God’s plans. Adam named and lived with Eve safely with these animals in the garden of Eden. A raven bird fed Elijah in desert by the river in 1 Kings 17 during a famine. God uses birds to help people in many ways to work as designed. The Bible in Matthew 3:17, God confirmed Jesus is the Son of God well pleasing and loved. God’s Voice from heaven said, This is My Beloved Son in whom I AM well pleased during Baptism of Jesus the heaven opened, Spirit of God descended like a dove. Bible says, “Consider the birds of the air they do not toil or work but eat fed by God and more beautifully clothed than Solomon in all His Glory. In Genesis 8:8-11 Noah sent a dove to see the water receded from the earth. The dove came to him toward evening and in her beak was an olive branch the symbol of peace restoration of earth. So Noah built altar to LORD Yahweh and sacrificed burnt offering of animals and birds approved by God in Genesis 8:20. Noah’s family with children lived safely among the dangerous animals in an ark and on dry land after rain stops so flood ceased settled in Turkey where the ark is found on Mount Ararat. So Bible says as it was in the days of Noah so shall be the coming of the Son of God Jesus. And some will be eating, drinking, partying as the days of Sodom and Gomorrah till the flood and fire rained to destroy all except Noah and Lot’s family. So God is warning all people to get ready for the changes taking place on earth globally. A Dutch and Americans have built exact accurate replica of Noah’s Ark Museum and Ark tours the world seen by many.IMG_20170412_000703.jpgmaxresdefault.jpg84D8w5Y9xJbEQzymG_nSnJu9owgnoah-family2.jpg1dd47f9d67882d8289adbc140b1937bdBOZZINSIEME DI ANIMALI(Aca7c02bb-83ec-4a87-8254-3430bf13ea0aNoah-Animalselijah-fed-by-ravens-brook (1).jpgjesus-baptismLion_and_Lamb-p.jpgE30C602D-BCD2-4DC6-961C-667BB037A0D94e8165c263bfcd20b73d4c7aac0e32caGod cares even more about humans and birds are also prominent in eschatology scavengers of the flesh in Revelation 19-15-19, infest ruins of cities laid waste by wrath of God. Leviticus 11:13 says some birds are not to be eaten so are detested among the birds. They are abhorrent as the eagle, vulture and bat are unclean. The Bible refers to birds of the air or the heavens teach important lessons about life in relationship with God. Abraham had to drive away birds from covenant sacrifice. The dove is a sign of peace as seen after Noah’s flood. Matthew 3:17, says God confirmed Jesus is the Son of God. God’s Voice from heaven Said, This is My Beloved Son in whom I AM well pleased during the Baptism of Jesus. The heavens opened and the Spirit of God descended like a dove. The Angels with wings sometimes can seem like a bird to some people if in the far distance. Earth realm is surrounded by Heavenly hosts of armies angels who reveal themselves to some people in that areas or vicinity. Many animals from Noah’s Ark live in the New Jerusalem peacefully alongside human beings including the wolves. 9wolves.png553639_10151286178462053_1809533578_nScreenShot3689.jpg39100348fc0671aca5bf5d6dc98889b4New Covenant of a genuine real peace will truly happen so all formerly hostile predator enemies become best friends as war ceases. So there will be no more killing wars as swords are put back into plowshares. Swords to plough shares or swords to plowshares concept of armies pruning hooks means nations shall not lift up sword against other nation or learn war anymore says Bible in Isaiah 2:4. After Armageddon no more war as God is for eternal perfect peace on the earth as it was in the beginning in Eden after creation. So nations shall not lift sword against a nation anymore or shall they learn war tactics anymore. usUU-10Q-3.jpgtippi-degre-french-namibia-africa-child-16-years-old-elephants-leopards-tigers-hippos-12.jpgtippi-degre-french-namibia-africa-child-16-years-old-elephants-leopards-tigers-hippos-1120121229-175917

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1278.jpgwho-is-the-beast_825_460_80_c1800px-Gunsore_leopard_(Somnapur_village,_Seoni_district)In Revelation 13, predator animals form alliance beast of seven heads with ten horns, the same attributes as little horn of Daniel 7. John sees vision of 2 beasts, one is rising from the sea and the other beast from the earth. These beasts are joined as antiChrist system of nations with the dragon serpent devil fighting against God’s plan to establish Jesus real peace on earth. The beasts use ruthless evil power and deceptive authority to buy and sell with the mark of the beast to control people without the Mark of Christ not Sealed by God for protection. The beast nations fight Kingdom of God and kill many people but is defeated by God’s Son Yeshua Messiah who judges and condemns them to death by sword from His mouth. So the changes taking place on earth now will clear out death and evil forever. After that Micah 4:3, says the nations will not take up sword against other nations or train for war anymore. Pruning hooks means no wars existing between the nations seems too good to be true in the midstof so many battles raging all over the world. Some trust in chariots and horses for defence of the world so cannot believe that not lifting up sword against other nations is possible or can happen. Yet is absolutely true because only Yeshua Messiah can do so as able to achieve perfect peace as the Prince of Peace. Some wars bring rest and peace but not complete peace globally. These word pictures of Christ paint Him, hope of Israel the One who to be born is a Child growing up to take up God’s Appointed rulership. 8d514c619fb1dad0ada608abf871d864.jpgorrangutang4616a5755d839206a9f560d04317cb63.jpgcat_loves_dog_Funny_cats_and_dogs_pics-s460x350-49224-58025fe5efa0bb491f45d62a1c0a5467c9d53acd9907563f85f6f331cb107432993.jpgReign of Christ begins in Armageddon war on earth by sheep and goat nations ushering in His physical return to earth permanently then peace. So, no more sorrow, weeping, crying, pain, grief or tears but pure eternal joy of the reunion with loved ones in Christ. Jesus Christ Lion of Tribe of Judah and root of David comes to fight to eliminate all spiritual and physical wolves against God, Israel and grafted Gentiles. A lion or wolf is an enemy that tears up animals or people. As King David fought lions and bears with bare hands to protect sheep from enemies, so Jesus, Seed of David and the Lion of Judah kills all enemies fighting God’s sheep for eternal peace and rest. 2d9144e64d937a918eadc9fbf1ef81a9protector--final11webAAEAAQAAAAAAAAfkAAAAJDhkNjRkOTNlLTY1MTYtNDNmYi1iNmRjLTljNGM3Y2I4NTdiNw.jpgbear kills allarticle-2584261-1C6B291E00000578-111_634x691Willem_Willemsz_van_den_Bundel_The_Prophet_Elisha_curses_the_children_who_mocked_him.jpgIMG_20170405_160104bear-attack

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lion-tiger-bear-unlikely-friendship-2wild-grizzly-bears-perform-sultrThe lion and the bear or wolf in the Old Testament speaks of enemies. The role of bears in human relationships often is that they are voracious killers. So God’s command specifically to bears is Arise and devour much flesh as was a case of the prophet who called them to kill rude children ridiculing and mocking God’s servant in Bible in 2 Kings 2:23-24. So do not mock bald prophets or the bears ate them as he went up to Bethel. This also often happens due to territorial fear by bear’s habitat invaded or destroyed by humans. Jesus anthropomorphizes and humanizes bears at the heart of Gospel teaching so bears with the mankind live together in peace forever. Jeremiah also speaks of Israel’s enemies as lion, a wolf and a leopard. The lion from the forest shall strike them down a wolf from the desert shall devastate them. A leopard watching cities of everyone who goes out to tear in pieces due to transgressions and great apostasies enjoy relative peace due to New Covenant changes despite Jeremiah 5:6. Israel and believers fight off physical and spiritual roaring lions looking to devour. David Livingstone encountered a lion that had attacked and bit him on his missionary trip to Africa but survived attack. Dr-Livingstone_468x336Livingstone_and_the_Lion.jpgarticle-0-1CC2D02300000578-504_634x423article-0-1CC2CF5B00000578-27_634x422.jpgo-LIONS-570.jpgThe Christian journey is wrought with many dangers including real dangerous wild animals faced in jungles. 1 Peter 5: 8-9 says, Be sober-minded; be watchful, your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, be firm in your faith knowing the suffering is experienced by others throughout the world. Israel and believer’s described as God’s lambs and sheep belong to Yahweh Good Shepherd protecting. In God’s Kingdom all wolves and lambs lay down together in perfect peace by the effects of New Covenant. It is Abrahamic Covenant including Israel first then all nations of the world means Old Covenant is fulfilled in Christ, New Covenant grafting the Jews and Gentiles together by Blood Covenant of Saviour Yeshua Messiah. The image of physical lion and lamb next to the child playing safely together in perfect peace is true. Online pictures and you tube videos show children playing safely with lions and wolves not recommended or promoted to copy unless an expert. So already people overcome fear of lions wolves, snakes living together in peace as Bible says happen worldwide. As true living history of Daniel is in lions den.6a0168e53f86aa970c017d42bf92ed970c-800wi.jpgdaniel na cova dos leões 18082e0401d7a107b4cfcc77466fd815ePhysical fear of lions and wolves lead to safety measures to protect people from attacks. Many wild life centres and zoos put people in cages safely from the lions to reassure the public it is safe to visit with children to enjoy a day out. So has God put Spiritual armour of protection in Christ Jesus to save deliver from fear of physical or metaphoric lions, wolves, leopards to dwell one day safely forever together. God always uses visual images of tokens to share HIS heavenly truths using earthly physical symbol enhances the Gospel message to the world. The lion or wolf continues to search for the prey but people often are kept behind barriers to stop being mailed by them. In the same way, spiritually speaking God has made available wisdom by His Truth in the Bible to guide all to seek Godly protection from enemy eternally. rGqP.jpgarticle-2648503-1E75779D00000578-343_964x552.jpgvbrftredssarticle-1166062-042D56F5000005DC-654_634x480.jpg3.jpgOverwhemingly some people ride lions of those who still do not believe God’s prophecy continue war mongering as only solution. The enemy still rages on until a final Armageddon showdown takes place dying war horses kicks hard by last efforts before wars taking place amalgamates into a global final battle of Armageddon. This final war finishes off all conflicts on earth among all warring factions fracas so no one will fight war anymore. This sounds like virtual reality fantasy the beautiful prophetic living history truth described in Isaiah 11:6 to eliminate evil on earth. It may seem like of which planet are these words talking about. A Perfect peace is highlighted in verse 18 so a nursing child plays over a hole of cobra a weaned child puts hands on adder’s den, seems too dangerous or neglectful action of irresponsible parent not quite right in the mind. Imagining a precious little beloved child next to the most dangerous animal that is capable of biting or devouring them in moments is too much for some to stomach. But so true Tippi from France lives with them safely. Fear is a spirit reinforced among people and fear sells. The fear of death causes exploitation by an unscrupulous person. God said I did not give you spirit of fear but power, love and sound mind. A child is fearless until fear put in them is conditioned and reinforced by adults. So fear triggers negative reactions from animals to scent fear hormones so lurch in defense to attack. God says all fear of death will be no more because death is eradicated to live forever in the perfect peace seen today in parts of the world unharmed. Whole earth is RESTORED to PERFECT PEACE PARADISE FOREVER so child PLAYS SAFELY in PERFECT PEACE. Tippi-Degre441bc5cacd9b2797b7822876ecfbcfa19.jpg 30CF493F00000578-3428185-image-a-31_1454420550765bull-child-surprised-grazing-asia-riding-the-field-ox-baby-ride-field-asia.jpg6347281121_bcaed93176_b.jpgTherefore so many resort to metaphoric meaning of these events to stop putting innocent children at risk. Depicting the message of such perfect picture utopia confirms future changes happening when Jesus returns to remove curse of death DNA inherited from Adam and Eve by all creatures including nature, plants and animals. God’s “Very Good” paradise of golden era restored during Millennium Reign of Christ described in prophetic pictures of peace spread by New Covenant. The lamb safely dwells in the vicinity next to lion lying down without being devoured by the lion as a miracle. So beautiful sporadic scenes of peaceful nature exists globally so people see a cute lion and lamb lying next to each other. Believers in Christ, Lamb of God experience persecution as lambs but will enjoy perfect peace when Jesus comes back physically to earth. So God is in total control to restore earth so a calf, young lion and a fatling together with a little Child Jesus shall lead them.

bd83e287393c5d3877ccde7a46d706c8article-0-0F50125A00000578-380_634x493.jpgBig_Sheep_06.jpgmaxresdefaulthqdefaultAPTOPIX Pakistan Eid al Adhaimg_2539107190507Jesus is calling all people to follow Him today as he called the 12 apostles while walking beside the sea of Galilee. Jesus saw Simon and brother Andrew casting a net into the lake as fishermen. ‘Come, follow me,’ Jesus said, ‘and I will send you to fish for people says Mark 1:16-17. So put your hope, trust and confidence in God personally to understand events taking place now leading to the future concerns all people on earth. God is taking back power from all enemies to recreate the perfect world originally as God planned. The persecutions and the changes happening are end time birth pangs Jesus warned about. Those in God in Christ study eschatology to know and better understand the unfolding world events. Hold onto God and put on whole armour of God to protect from enemies. The great tribulation taking place gets worse before it gets better for a perfect peace. Lions, lambs, children adults will dwell together forever in Jesus Name. Holy God, Creator of all things, giver of life and source of meaning and purpose: Teach us to look to You this day to seek Your Will in all we do. In culture geared to goal objectives, climbing ladders and celebrating human accomplishments, remind us that these things do not bring happiness or rest or fulfillment. These things are temporary here today, gone tomorrow. Only the life lived in God’s Presence is true life lived by the vision and courage given to live life not ask for only rewards but to enjoy being in your Presence! Holy God life journey through this day through trappings or falseness of living, show us how to Trust in You revealed in our Redeemer Jesus Christ. Please God in Jesus Name Bless all Your children struggling with afflictions and infirmities of every sort. Deliver them Lord to Your Praise and Glory. May the redeemed of the Lord say so, by their words of testimony save others from the fiery depths of no return. Thank you Lord in Name of the Lamb Jesus Christ my Saviour we pray, amen and amen.

EYES, EARS, NOSE & MOUTH

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Ephesians 4:16 says God makes the whole body of Christ fit together perfectly as eyes, nose, mouth, ears, hands, feet fit the body. Each part does special work to help other parts function better as part of the whole body. The Body of Christ is compared to various physical body parts working in unison to perform assigned roles. This enables the body to be coordinated to support each other. So God created two eyes trained to see twice by faith to see through eyes of faith all God’s plans and desires with two ears to hear twice more to discern than speak. In the same way the delicate body parts are compared to workings of Holy Spirit in 1 Corinthians 12 : 1-26. The Bible talks about the gifts of the Holy Spirit so that brothers and sisters will not be uninformed. It is important to know the role each one has to play either as a seer’s eyes see visions, ears hear voice of God, nose smells sweet aroma fragrance of Christ, mouth speaks the true prophetic words of God that does not return void but accomplishes victory, hands that bless or feet that springs into action on behalf of all. Taking time to be aware of one’s strengths, and gifts enables best use of one’s talents and abilities. This makes correct use of talents appropriately ensuring competence and efficiency. And therefore roles are specifically put in place to follow management of God’s Business. five_senses_collageThis allow eyes, nose, mouth correct roles by wisdom, humility and discernment as certain roles at times may seem as better than others from an outward perspective. The person willing to Obey God’s plans recognises that the work is unto the LORD God’s Glory not praise of people. So some roles may seem not quite what a person feels is within their calling. Yet each little helps as little drops of water make mighty ocean. No matter how small the role each is contributing to a bigger picture of God’s Kingdom. To accept an assigned role is to please God to do HIS WILL in Christ. Since the foundation of earth God’s chosen ones yield to God through the Holy Spirit. When eyes insist on doing work of ears, hands or feet do mouth’s work instead this creates chaos and confusion. This is due to the fact that their original intended role is wasted so neglected to take on another role not as supposed to be performed. The new role is not done well because God never intended that work for them in the first place. This is likened to the original plan of God to be devoted to the LORD God Almighty alone but instead eyes stray in other directions by distractions.  You know pagans are influenced and led astray to follow mute idols.3 The result is body part misplaced in the wrong place out of tune with God. So God wants you to know those who speak by the Spirit of God say Jesus is Lord by the power of the Holy Spirit. Jesus+christ+how+horrifying+freya+jobbins+portrait+made+out+of_797e82_5021177.jpgThere are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them 5 for different kinds of service function is from the same Lord God. There are different kinds of workings in everyone yet the same God at work. 7 To each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom, to another a message of knowledge by means of the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by one Spirit, 10 to another miraculous powers, to another prophecy, to another the distinguishing between spirits, to another speaking in different kinds of tongues and to another the interpretation of tongues.  11 All these are the works of one and the same Spirit, Holy Spirit and He distributes to each one, just as God determines. Any displacement of one part to another function is caused by the spirit of discord, divisions, lack of unity, confusion not Godly understanding.resist-the-devil-he-will-flee-james-4-7.jpg

Unity and Diversity in the Body

12 Just as the body although one has many parts and the many parts form one body so it is with Christ. 13 We are all baptized by one Spirit to form one body whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free are all given one Spirit to drink one communion of the Blood of Yeshua Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God cleans the conscience from dead works to serve the living LORD God in Hebrews 9:14. So Word of God promises those in Messiah are free and therefore no condemnation to those in Yeshua Messiah who do not walk in the flesh according to Romans 8:1. 14 The body is not made up of only the one part but of many. 15 Now if the foot should say, that “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” it would not for that reason stop being part of the body. 16 And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” it would not for that reason stop being part of the body. 17 If the whole body were eyes, where would the sense of hearing be? If the whole body were an ear where would sense of smell be? 18 But in fact God has placed the parts in the body, every one of them, just as HE wanted them to be. 19 If they were all one part where would the other body parts be? 20 Though many parts yet one whole body.1933377-Very-ugly-face-and-comical-create-with-the-hand-with-an-eye-an-ear-the-nose-the-mouth-and-a-foot-Stock-Photo.jpg

21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” 22 On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem weaker are all indispensable 23 and the parts we think less honourable we must treat with a special honour. The parts unpresentable are to be treated modestly. 24 The  presentable parts perhaps need no special treatment. But God has put body together, giving greater honour to various parts so 25 there should be no divisions in the body but the parts should have equal concerns for each other.  26 If one part suffers every part suffers with them if another part is honoured every part rejoices with them. It is important the body of Christ understand various roles assigned by God are all valid so necessary to build the House of God. So each person plays active roles efficiently to ensure others synchronise together as one team on God’s Side always in Christ.  romans-12-4-5.jpgrom-12-4-for-just-as-in-one-body-we-have-many-members-and-all-the-members-of-the-body-do-not-have-the-same-functiondownload (1).jpgc10d4d7da7e40603a2bec2f066aefc43.jpgSpiritually speaking, if the parts see eye to eye there is love and unity, peace and joy. Not chaos and confusion similar to a body dysmorphy and dystrophy, so an outsider sees a well-formed whole person yet inside a person does not think so until corrective surgery solves the problem. In Christianity God tells believers to liken church of God to the individual body parts located in the right places for God’s purpose. Each part is equaly useful and helpful so none cannot take the overall total credit exclusively for their contribution. So the body of Christ is made up various parts that look different but are purposefully designed to suit each role. So therefore, time cannot be wasted in trying to redesign the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, hands and feet to suit fanciful purpose. God in HIS Wisdom created body parts assigned so each can work all things together for the greater good of mankind.BodyofChrist.jpgThis Biblical principles work in any place requiring discipline and productivity and not therefore an exclusive private idea to the church. Any organisation seeking the optimum performance must ensure that the right skills are allocated so eyes sees, ears hear, nose can scent, mouth talks, the hands work and feet to move on behalf of the company. The correct skills use of the talents increase efficiency, productivity or profit margins. Ensuring each part of the corporate body is correctly placed and also envisaged short-term, mid-term, long-term visions for the future well-being of all.   download.jpgb697e9e4b43ba81e1f6c785525021a10.jpg

God Loves to hear from all His Children so the prayer of the upright pleases God says Proverbs 15:8. Know for sure God Loves you as He KNOWS you. God is Close to you not remote, impersonal, and uninvolved in your daily lives. The Bible reveals God created humans for a very personal relationship with HimPrayer is the key way to engage in relationship so talk to God persistently throughout the day by Word of God. In Eden Garden God talked Adam and Eve spending time together sharing thoughts and feelings as a good father makes time for his children in Genesis 3:8. Good times with father God helps to discover the kind of day children have had. If any problem shares wisdom and provides help or offer solutions. So good children are interested in spending time with parents gaining wisdom, so God’s children spend time with the Heavenly Father. God already knows our minds before we say, share, or ask anything. God Knows all things, Jesus Open door to spend time with us, listening to our prayer is born out of His love and desire to have a real and vibrant relationship with us.  He is ready to listen and to guide us, but we must first come to the Source of Life. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and His ears are attentive to prayer in 1 Peter 3:12.

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So body of Christ makes sure continues to meet together with other believers as the Body of Messiah required in Bible in  Hebrews 10:24–25. We walk free of sin by the Grace of God’s forgiveness ourselves so join those who follow Yeshua. And need to continue to stay accountable in the Body to one another and uplift one another to live a life of holiness. Since each of us has been given ministry of reconciliation, we should be agents of healing and restoration. The world mus learn from authentic real Christianity applied living sermons to attract more people added daily by Yahweh God by agape love building Church in Christ. This principles do work in the home as well and in the community. All people need to have consideration for a real assessment of gifts of the Spirit of God in all human beings. By taking time to carefully analyse the best roles each person gets fulfilment of playing their mind. This helps identify the best talent most suitable for each role by members of a community. The church is example of God to all nations so must work with people in unity and love. The Church of God in Christ is God’s Kingdom family.

TITHES & OFFERING IN BIBLE

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The LORD spoke to Moses saying,  Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring Me an offering or terumah in Hebrew. So everyone who gives willingly with his heart you shall take My offering says Exodus 25:1–2. God gave Israelites 53 mitzvot laws out of 613 commandments. These laws included the treatment of parents, slaves and foreigners, tithing, offerings, other people’s property. Gifts or Terumah תְּרוּמָה in Hebrew means an offering or contribution. The LORD God commanded Moses to take up a free will offering from people of Israel to build sanctuary in wilderness. In order to fund the building of the Sanctuary, God commands Moses to take a census of the people of Israel and to instruct them to give a half shekel of silver. “This is what everyone who is numbered shall give, half a shekel as a contribution to the LORD in Exodus 30:13.

A half-shekel coin from the First Jewish War (AD 66–70).  Around the chalice it says, “Half Shekel,” and above it “Year 2.”  The sprig of pomegranate side states “Jerusalem is holy.” In Exodus 35:35  and  36:5 says skilled women spun with their hands and brought what they spun in blue, purple, scarlet materials in fine linen. All  women   whose heart stirred with skill spun  goats’ hair.  The rulers brought onyx stones and stones for setting for ephod and breastplate. Moses asked all those skilled to work as engravers, designers and embroiderers in blue, purple, scarlet yarn, fine linen weavers skilled workers and designers. Embroiderers threaded fine linen cloth so weavers were excelled craftsmen and designers. The people responded well by giving like crowd funding today so much more than asked for. They brought too much more than needed everyday to Moses for the temple work. Moses told people to stop giving because they received more than required to complete temple tabernacle sanctuary for LORD God. 
The Mishkan Shilo Synagogue in the community of Shilo is a replica of the Biblical Tabernacle. This sanctuary, called the Mishkan, was meant to be a visible reminder for the people of God’s Holy Presence that dwelt among them. The offerings people bring include precious metals and stones, fine linens, animal skins, wood, oil for lamps, fragrant spices for the incense for God’s House. God instructed Moses to take offering only from those who give willingly from their heart. Again in 1 Chronicles 29 Gifts for Building the Temple from King David told the whole assembly: “My son Solomon God chose is young and inexperienced and the task is great, because palatial structure is not for man but for the Lord God. All my resources provided for the temple of my God gold for gold work, silver for silver, bronze for bronze, iron for iron, wood for wood, onyx for settings, turquoise, stone of various colours, all kinds of fine stone and marble all in large quantities. In my devotion to the temple of my God I give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the temple of my God over and above everything I have provided for this holy temple: three thousand talents of gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver for overlaying of walls of the buildings, for the gold work and the silver work, and all work to be done by the craftsmen. All willing to consecrate themselves to the Lord today join in and  leaders of families, officers of the tribes of Israel, commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds and officials in charge of the king’s work gave willingly.  They gave toward the work on temple of God five thousand talents, ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents bronze, a hundred thousand talents iron. All who had precious stones gave to treasury of the temple of the Lord in the custody of Jehiel the Gershonite. The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders giving freely wholeheartedly to the Lord so David rejoiced greatly.
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Give 10% Tithe first plus offering of what you decide in your own heart to God not reluctantly or under compulsion for God loves a cheerful giver says 2 Corinthians 9:7 in the Bible. Due to a sinful nature some tend to be selfish not to give and complain about leaders lifestyle or seek what they receive only. Bible tells us it is more blessed to give than to receive in Acts 20:35. We give to God toward the work of the Lord, so we receive back so much more than just what we have given. “Give, and it will be given to you,   good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. With the measure you use, it will be measured to you says Luke 6:38. And Malachi 3:10 emphasizes the principle of giving to the Lord God that HE will pour out blessings when you give to HIM.The LORD God says ‘When you each pay the Lord a ransom for his life at the time he is counted, no plague will come on them when Moses numbers them in  Exodus 30:11–12. In Deuteronomy 28 and Malach 3:10, those who sponsor the Kingdom of God are delivered from Gods curses in Haggai falling on those who chose to neglect the House of God but lavish grand mansions shown off proudly to others. There is God’s protective providence in giving.tithes

*UNVEILING MYSTERY OF TITHING*

•Tithing Brings Lifting to the giver.
•Tithing Brings Favour of God.
•Tithing Brings Helpers to you.
•Tithing Brings Flavour your life.
•Tithing Brings Solution to problems.
•Tithing Brings Increase from God .
•Tithing Brings Fully Long-Life.
•Tithing Brings Elevation from God.
•Tithing Brings Blessings to you.
•Tithing Brings Protection for you.
•Tithing Brings Promotion from God.
•Tithing Brings Exemption from trials.
•Tithing Brings Fruitfulness of joy.
•Tithing Brings Open-Doors for you.
•Tithing Brings Testimonies from God.
•Tithing Brings Opportunity to you.
•Tithing Brings Open-Heaven for life.
•Tithing Brings Manifestation from God.tithes-and-offerings
•Tithing Brings More Than Enough.
•Tithing Rebukes Pains turns to gains.
•Tithing Rebukes Tears and Sorrows.
•Tithing Rebukes Shame and Disgrace.
•Tithing Rebukes Failure in your life.
•Tithing Rebukes Labour vain toiling.
•Tithing Rebukes Accident from you.
•Tithing Rebukes Devourer of works.
•Tithing Rebukes Demotion in life.
•Tithing Rebukes Reproach to you.
•Tithing Rebukes Barrenness in life.
•Tithing Rebukes Stagnations in you.
•Tithing Rebukes Untimely Death.
•Tithing Rebukes Satanic Opposition.
•Tithing Rebukes Satanic Depression.
•Tithing Rebukes Satanic Oppression.
•Tithing Rebukes Promised And Failed.
•Tithing Brings God’s Finger on Life.
•Tithing Brings God’s Finger of Health.
•Tithing Brings God’s Hand on Ministry.
•Tithing Brings God’s Grace on Marriage.
•Tithing Brings God’s Business Increase.

*Malachi 3:10 in Bible On *TITHING*tithes.gif

•Is not A Pastors Decision.
• Is not A Religious Doctrine.
•Is not A Religious Fulfilment.
• Is not A Pastors Prescriptions.

*Tithe and offerings are forever to God *

A covenant avenue to tap supernatural abundance.

UNTIL YOU TITHE YOU CAN’T TESTIFY

TERUMAH (Offering)
Exodus 25:1–27:19; 1 Kings 5:26–6:13; Hebrews 9:128
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Tithe includes personal time devoted to Thank, Praise, Glorify, Honour God. For six days work is to be done but seventh day shall be your Holy Day Sabbath rest to the Lord.  Whoever does any work on it is to be put to death.  Do not light a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day in Exodus 35:2–3. Jesus said if there is any emergency to save lives Sabbath is to an occassion to help as Jesus asked who will not save their sheep fallen into a well. Jesus healed the disabled man on the Sabbath. Sabbath health contributes to good health and rest too fir wellbeing. told to
The people stood prepared to begin the construction of the Tabernacle. Moses told people not to work on Sabbath so the holiness of Sabbath is not violated for sacred purpose of building God’s Tabernacle. In addition, the size of the offering depends on the proportion of income and wealth. The widow’s mite   amount offering sacrificial love counts to the Lord Jesus. In Luke 21, Yeshua (Jesus) observed the rich giving gifts into the Temple treasury.  He witnessed a poor widow put in two leptons called mites in the King James translation of the Bible. In Yeshua’s day a lepton Greek for small orthin was the smallest denomination of coins.  Like pennies today, they would hardly be considered worth the effort of stooping to pick one up off the street.
A bronze lepton is estimated to have been worth about six minutes of a day’s wage.  The term lepton has survived in Greece so is 1/100 denomination of the official currency. Her two mites was all she had so appreciated by Yeshua who noticed tiny offering widow gave as great honour. Considered significant offering recorded two thousand years ago. And  Yeshua actually valued widow’s offering more generous than offerings of the rich. “I tell you the truth,” Jesus said, “this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them.  For they have given a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she has. So most important point to note is build God’s House to please God in Christ and feed his sheep, help least in society too.

GLOBAL VALENTINE’S DAY

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BLACK AND WHITE DOLLS

SELF-ACCEPTANCE is influenced by the sublime messages of society children are receiving in the early years. Later as adults in life they bear the consequences of living with others perceived as less than themselves in the communities. A caring attitude towards self-acceptance from a healthy point of view is to detox vitriol hatred seeds sown in early childhood. Educational courses often have biased racist undertones and social networks reinforce hatred of some children in schools. Subtle suggestions becomes inner critic causing grieve by inability to be the perfect child accepted or as adult in society. Pressure to fulfil unrealistic dreams by comparing oneself to another is underlying strategy causing anger and division in society. Propaganda tells the false stories through books and images to influence innocent minds to become racists. So it is important to look at the context in which the person questions self- hatred spewing negative ideas about themselves projecting self- hatred on towards others. People are comparing themselves by the views of people’s lives on social media, TV and in the news. So it becomes easy to convince yourself that everyone is having a better time than you. Recognise you are strong, list what makes you personally happy and have a sense of meaning of life, inner peace for good success, joy and happiness. Believe in God, love Jesus, yourself and family even if not perfect. Do not look up to the external visible surface lifestyle of others but deep within inside yourself to use gifts and talents God gave you. Lots of money spent lavishly and glamorously lasts only a short season before craving a new thrill. Those you admire look cool in your eyes but have no deep God morals.img_20161201_160530

Invite Jesus in your heart to strengthen you to overcome self hatred and racism. Change your mindset, do small things to make you feel good like eating healthy food and sleeping well. Play works with children struggling with confidence and low self-esteem. Self-acceptance is to change misinformation, bias to think well of yourself in line with GOD’S plan for your life. Take responsibility for your wellbeing and eliminate stress.  Some people feel ashamed about who they are due to propaganda targeting them as inferior. Be really honest with yourself to transform and renew your mind. Talk to yourself in the mirror daily and declare I am fearfully and wonderfully made in the Image of God. Accept flaws, use your voice be the best you can be, confident, sure of self-acceptance to overcome any low self-esteem issues. Know what you want from life above all and let peace of mind and inner joy reign in your heart with sound mind of Christ. In reality it is helpful and useful to build up confidence in own head first. To help others see you as reliable, trustworthy, interdependable. Everybody is unique so celebrate yourself and do not look for any affirmation approval before you feel human. Only you can do what you do so be the best you, you can be. Others will respond or react to how best you present yourself and what you spew out of your own mouth. Misery loves company so a pity party attracts the wrong people into your life making things worse. You can overcome by rejecting negative voices unaware was implanted from childhood damaging your life. Life is easy, simple if you know how and believe in God your maker’s opinion about you. Everything will be okay stay strong this is your year. Focus and believe in yourself to love you first and love others as God’s people.

HOPE RESTORED IN GOD

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Hope is restored in humanity through the miracle life of Hope who survived the streets.  It is exactly one year ago the world came to know a young little boy called Hope. This week Hope will start school. Hope now lives with care worker Anja Ringgren Lovén, on 30 January 2016 and one year later on his first day of school. Anja Ringgren Lovén Facebook  page gives more details by the Danish aid worker who rescued the young boy who ostracised by his community in Nigeria says now he has completed his first week at school. Anja Ringgren Loven marked the landmark in 3 year old Hope’s life by recreating similar image of her encouraging him to drink from a bottle of water as shared around the world one year ago. Ms Loven and her husband, David Emmanuel Umem, run an orphanage in south-east Nigeria for children who have been abandoned by their families as a result of superstitious beliefs, called the African Children’s Aid Education and Development Foundation (ACAEDF).

They took on and named then two year old Hope on 30 January 2016, after he was accused of being a witch. Hope was emaciated, riddled with worms suffering hypospadias, inborn condition where one has incomplete developed urethra. Writing on Facebook at the start of this week, Ms Loven said: On the 30 January 2016, I went on a rescue mission with David Emmanuel Umem, Nsidibe Orok and our Nigerian team. A rescue mission that went viral, and today it’s exactly 1 year ago the world came to know a young little boy called Hope. This week Hope will start school. Thank God for Divine intervention on behalf of Hope and God help billions of children needing urgent support in the world in Jesus Name. As  400,000 children at risk from Nigeria famine. The post, contrasting the old and new images, has been shared more than 27,000 times. Ms Loven was named “the most inspiring person of the year 2016” by Germany’s Ooom Magazine at the end of last year, beating the likes of Pope Francis and Barack Obama to the title. George Kindel, OOOM’s editor in chief, who led the jury that chose the list, said: “When she saw the starving child, she acted like a human being and became an inspiration for millions. Her sustained efforts to help the abandoned children of Nigeria gives us hope and encourages us to follow suit.”  1 John 4:4 says in the Bible, little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for HE who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. Thanks be to God for all the compassionate kind-hearted people who help give hope to Hope and others.
Original Article by Independent Writer AdamWinthnall@adamwithnall 
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