Sunday, May 31, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Holy Spirit of God

This is the second time it happened.

It's always when I'm asleep -- literally having my essential shut-eye -- when I am "awakened" by music, or a voice.

The first time, it was music, many years ago.

The second time, was through a voice (see video above), today.

And what a wonderful way to wake up this afternoon after a short nap!

I heard that clear voice, and got all excited because it was EVERYTHING about the Holy Spirit of God!

And for the first time, I encountered Dr. Charles F. Stanley, instructing us about the Spirit, through the YouTube video above.

Different ministers have different ways.

Dr. Stanley's way was simple, and straightforward.

He shared everything he knew about the Holy Spirit of God, quoting verses from the Bible, and it was like a gift from heaven, wherein I was learning everything I needed and wanted to know about the Spirit of God.

He shares this verse early on:

"If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit."

Galatians 5:25 (King James Version)

The FATHER really knows my heart.

He knows I'll share it with you, so please click the video above, and let's all learn more about the Teacher that Jesus left us with.

Now, we will never be lost again.

What a wonderful way to wake up, in more ways than one!

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Is There Hope For the Future?

Luke 21:18
King James Version
18 But there shall not 
an hair of your head perish.

Would you like to find real hope in these troubled times?

The WORDS of JESUS give strength, and comfort, in these most trying, and oftentimes confusing period.

Let the POWER of His WORDS speak directly to your heart.

The LORD is a constant source of peace, calm, joy, and love.  

Hebrews 13:8
King James Version
8 Jesus Christ the same 
and to day, 
and for ever.

The LORD's Words have EVERLASTING power.

Let Jesus' Words speak to your heart.

Let nothing come between you and Jesus.

Give people hope, and certainty, in Jesus alone.

God is the Only, TRUE Power, and Jesus is the Only, TRUE Way.

Let these KJV verses give you the comfort you need:

John 10:27 
"My sheep hear my voice, 
and I know them, 
and they follow me:"

John 10:28 
"And I give unto them eternal life; 
and they shall never perish, 
neither shall any man 
pluck them out of my hand."

John 10:29 
"My Father, 
which gave them me, 
is greater than all; 
and no man is able to pluck them out 
of my Father's hand."

John 10:30 
"I and my Father are one."

Luke 12:23 
"The life is more than meat, 
and the body is more than raiment."

John 6:27 
"Labour not for the meat which perisheth, 
but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, 
which the Son of man shall give unto you: 
for him hath God the Father sealed."

John 7:38 
"He that believeth on me, 
as the scripture hath said, 
out of his belly shall flow 
rivers of living water."

John 8:12 
"Then spake Jesus again unto them, 
I am the light of the world: 
he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, 
but shall have the light of life."

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

John 3:3 
"Jesus answered and said unto him, 
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 
Except a man be born again, 
he cannot see the kingdom of God."

John 15:12 
"This is my commandment, 
That ye love one another, 
as I have loved you."

John 6:39 
"And this is the Father's will which hath sent me, 
that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, 
but should raise it up again at the last day."

John 6:40 
"And this is the will of him that sent me, 
that every one which seeth the Son, 
and believeth on him, 
may have everlasting life: 
and I will raise him up at the last day."

John 6:47 
"Verily, verily, I say unto you, 
He that believeth on me 
hath everlasting life."

Luke 18:17 
"Verily I say unto you, 
Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God 
as a little child shall in no wise enter therein."

Mark 1:15 
"The time is fulfilled, 
and the kingdom of God is at hand: 
repent ye, 
and believe the gospel."

Matthew 24:13 
"But he that shall endure unto the end, 
the same shall be saved."

Mark 5:36 
"Be not afraid, 
only believe."

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Friday, May 22, 2020

It is Wonderful Being a Born Again Christian

There was a man of the Pharisees, 
named Nicodemus, 
a ruler of the Jews:
2 The same came to Jesus by night, 
and said unto him, 
we know that thou art a teacher come from God: 
for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, 
except God be with him.
3 Jesus answered and said unto him, 
Verily, verily, 
I say unto thee, 
Except a man be born again, 
he cannot see the kingdom of God.
4 Nicodemus saith unto him, 
How can a man be born when he is old? 
can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, 
and be born?
5 Jesus answered, 
Verily, verily, 
I say unto thee, 
Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, 
he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; 
and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, 
Ye must be born again.
8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, 
and thou hearest the sound thereof, 
but canst not tell whence it cometh, 
and whither it goeth: 
so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

John 3:1-8 
King James Version

What are your thoughts about being born again?

How do you feel about born-again Christians?

Would you like to know how it feels to be an independent one?

Huh, is there such a thing? 

Yes, there is, for I chose to follow Jesus, at my own level of preparedness last year.

I cannot join the LORD, and claim to be His, unless I felt authentic within myself.

For the longest time, a few of my acquaintances, even in the late 80s were trying to convert me.

They almost succeeded, but when I saw how they conducted themselves, I began to be doubtful.

And God, knowing how I am, for He created me, knew that I was going to be His, at a time of both our own choosing.

"And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, 
choose you this day whom ye will serve; 
whether the gods which your fathers served 
that were on the other side of the flood, 
or the gods of the Amorites, 
in whose land ye dwell: 
but as for me and my house, 
we will serve the Lord."

Joshua 24:15 (KJV)

He let me carry on with life, the best and worst way I knew how, and then a day before my last birthday, He knew I was ready for His Son.

The only one who could convert me was God Himself.

He knew I wanted His TRUTH alone.

He knew I searched, long and hard, for His TRUTH alone.

He knew I didn't quite trust man, for we are all fallible, plus we all vacillate between seeming truths, and half-truths.

He knew I'd been praying for the longest time to be shown His TRUTH.

And then, one day, it happened.

He led me to two life-changing videos about America that's falling apart, and selling its soul to the devil.

He knew that would wake up my spirit, to receive His SPIRIT, the Holy Spirit.

He knew that on this latest birthday of mine, I dearly needed to be shown, and taught -- only by Him.

That was exactly what God was waiting for.

After receiving Christ quietly in my heart, no bells and whistles, no formal baptism and all that, I began to receive instruction, and my understanding and writing, blossomed.

It's been over eight months now, and the articles and books keep flowing.

Whenever I'm tired or unsure, I merely pray to Jesus, to please lead the way, and let it only be HIS way.

I set aside self, and let God:

"He must increase, 
but I must decrease."

John 3:30 (KJV)

Now, ALL instruction must come from the Holy Spirit alone, for I am a tainted human being.

"John answered and said, 
A man can receive nothing, 
except it be given him from heaven."

John 3:27 (KJV)

Even being a born-again Christian has its many challenges, maybe even more challenges, because your beliefs will be challenged by many.

You will be mocked, and reviled.

The lords of the earth will pounce upon you, for you have become God's Own.

Jesus did say:

18 If the world hate you, 
ye know that it hated me before it hated you.
19 If ye were of the world, 
the world would love his own: 
but because ye are not of the world, 
but I have chosen you out of the world, 
therefore the world hateth you.
20 Remember the word that I said unto you, 
The servant is not greater than his lord. 
If they have persecuted me, 
they will also persecute you; 
if they have kept my saying, 
they will keep yours also.

John 15:18-20 (KJV)

If you are ready to face all that, and to allow only the Holy Spirit of God to teach you, and self is completely set aside, then you are ready to follow Jesus as a true born-again Christian.

Humans love new things, trends, and they form organizations and cliques about it.

I've never really joined any club, now or ever -- what more with matters of God?

For myself, I became a born-again Christian in the simplest manner.

One day, I just knew.

One day, I wanted to follow Christ.

I became more of the child that I already am, but this time, I became even happier, as I hold Jesus' hand each day, and I skip, and hop, by His side, and He looks at me in great amusement.

He knows I dearly wish to know EVERYTHING about Him, and that only He can teach me best.

I am not elitist, but I am precise.

With matters of the soul, and actually most everything else, I wish to be precise.

One wrong thought, or move, and I endanger myself, and others.

I must know ALL about Jesus, before I can share my knowledge with you.

Well, I began reading the Bible -- especially Genesis, the four Gospels, and the Book of Revelation -- in September of last year.

With that reading, came greater understanding.

I allowed the Holy Spirit to teach me, for every man has a different understanding or version of what he may read.

Only by the GRACE of God, and through His Holy Spirit, can we be taught accurately.

I only wanted DIRECT instruction from God.

I think, if you really want to learn about God, you must declare that -- to learn ONLY from God -- directly.

You have to be precise, and particular, because He is.

And I think God likes that.

After all, it is His TRUTH we are talking about.

When you begin to know God's TRUTH, nothing else matters anymore.

More importantly, you begin to see truth, like who God Really Is, Who Jesus Really Is, who the Holy Spirit Is, who we really are, and why the world is the way it is, since God first created us in the Book of Genesis.

Jesus gave us the Holy Spirit to teach us everything:

"But the Comforter, 
which is the Holy Ghost, 
whom the Father will send in my name, 
he shall teach you all things, 
and bring all things to your remembrance, 
whatsoever I have said unto you."

John 14:26 (KJV)

I am not here to convince you to become a born-again Christian.

Quite a few tried doing that to me.

Only the Holy Spirit of God can "convert" you, when you're good and ready, and perhaps, it may be at the lowest moment in your life, when your heart really seeks THE answers to EVERYTHING.

I am only here to write my own testimony, of how the Spirit of God touched my heart, clarified things through SCRIPTURE, how he had Joseph, a dear friend of mine, coach me about Scripture, and of how Jesus took pity upon my fallen soul, and started instructing me, in EXACTLY the way I desired to be instructed -- by HIM alone.

I am not elitist like the other Christians who tried to convert me.

I have no clique, no club, never had.

I belong to God alone.

P.S. Perhaps, you're wondering why I used an endearing Asian baby -- maybe even a Chinese baby -- as an image for my post? My belief is that we are all children of God, Chinese, Filipino, American, or any race you may be. May the Chinese see that we are also their brothers, and sisters, desiring the freedom God gave all of us, and subject to no man, religion, or race's domination. We forget that, thus, problems ensue. Look beyond race. Of course, when you become God's Own, you will begin to see. I dearly invite you to allow God to help you see, as He has helped me see, until all I could see was GOD.

(All Bible verses from

Updated 18 January 2022

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Trust in the Lord With All Your Heart

Proverbs 3:5-6 
King James Version

5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; 
and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, 
and he shall direct thy paths.

Soon as I woke up this morning, that verse came to mind, and I knew I had to share it with you, for it says everything you need to know, and be, so you can survive any challenges life may seem to throw at you.

In this health and economic crisis, I feel the restlessness in people, the growing belligerence, the confusion, the exhaustion, the anger, the depression, the helplessness. 

And GOD comes to mind.

When you become a true follower of CHRIST, only God comes to mind.

I know that only God has control over everything.

I also know he "allows" things to happen, so man will reveal his own, true nature -- which man probably doesn't even know about himself.

God is helping man to see better, by exposing the "idols" that man adores the most.

Our many addictions are being revealed to ourselves.

By now, you also see who really cares for you.

You'd also know what people stand for, what matters most to them, and it's always been two things.

God, and mammon.

God, and the idols the world adores.

I follow God alone.

What can the world give me that God can't give me infinitely better?

What can the world promise me that Jesus hasn't already done?

What satisfaction would I get from following the world?

The world will merely lead me to my destruction.

The world can't wait to get back to normal.

But what is normal?

It's just the old habits, the old pre-occupations, the old desires, the old goals, the old gods.

Many people still don't love God as He wishes to be loved.

More than at any other time in our life, we must lean on the LORD for our own understanding.

By ourselves, we can't see the real picture of things.

Only God can help us see it.

We are deeply mired in the cesspool of world thinking -- so many conflicting thoughts, emotions, intentions, and desires.

An unquenchable lust for all things not of God.

Christ showed us His only desire -- the FATHER.

He kept leading us back to God.

There was no other desire of Jesus, but to make us adore the FATHER, and not the idols of the world.

With this health crisis, we now see what industries were affected -- the very industries that take us away from the LORD.

They all represent greed, vanity, lust, and an obsession with self.

I wonder what other crisis would really take the fallen world from our hearts?

Of course, if you read the Bible, especially the words of Jesus, the prophets, and the Book of Revelation, you'd know.

I did write something significant for me that intrigued me about the end times, and that it can come at any time the LORD sees fit.

Why won't we want to love the LORD, instead of the world?

The LORD is the only sure thing.

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Saturday, May 2, 2020

The Life That is Being Snuffed Out of Us

Genesis 2:7
King James Version
7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, 
and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; 
and man became a living soul.

There is something being snuffed out of us each day.

And man knows it, thus, the growing belligerence. 

I thought to myself:

"Maybe we'll all die more 
from suffocation."

One doctor mentioned how a lady wearing a face mask died when her car crashed, as wearing the mask inhibited the intake of oxygen. 

In another part of the world, a man mentioned that wearing a mask at work the whole day depresses him, for he can hardly breathe.

So, does that mean, on the pretext of "saving" our lives (even as they created the disease), by wearing masks, these perpetrators are actually killing us all slowly -- by fear, stress, and by oxygen deprivation?

Makes one really think, doesn't it?

You can't really fool doctors who know their Anatomy and Physiology.

My father would stress those two, on and on, when we were kids, and because I adored my father, and believed in his knowledge, I'd listen with complete attention.

I listen whenever anyone made great sense.

Somehow, I knew in my heart, what to listen to.

And now that I've devoted my life to Jesus, the Holy Spirit -- the Teacher He left us -- is my only Guide and Teacher, leading me to many new things each day.

If you are in search of God's TRUTH, the Holy Spirit will lead you there -- perfectly, and precisely, beyond the hold of any man not after God's heart.

God gave us the give of life and breath.

Who has a right to create diseases in order to snuff our lives, and to trim down population, or whatever dubious, diabolical, greedy, and selfish intentions they may have?

These people will surely answer to the LORD, and His wrath will be something.

God gave us life.

Only He has a right to take it from us.

Job 4:9
King James Version
9 By the blast of God they perish, 
and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.

And so, the covid drama continues, and I honestly believe -- from another article I wrote -- that God "allows" all right now.

By His very act, the true nature of each one of us will surface.

We will reveal who we really are, whether we are for God, or not.

Being child-like in my heart, I reason:

Those who love God, don't hurt others.

Those who don't love God, obviously want to snuff other people's lives, even as these have been so preciously created, and given.

Thus, I observe, with great interest, new developments each day.

Those who don't love God, and only care about their tiny selves, reveal more of their true intentions each day.

You'd be surprised at how many layers of cover each person has.

And that, no face mask can cover.

Updated 29 August 2021