Saturday, September 19, 2020

How to Survive These Crazy Times

"Be not wise in thine own eyes:
 fear the Lord, 
and depart from evil."

Proverbs 3:7 (King James Version)

What an amazing find!


The idea for the verse was on my mind, and I searched for the EXACT verse, and that's what I was led to.


Usually, before I write an article, an idea, or a thought, plays on my mind, and I let the Holy SPIRIT of God lead me to the PERFECT verse.


For a whole year now, I cannot write, unless SCRIPTURE accompanies me.


I only want God's perfect verse to use for my articles, just so you know.


And today, THREE things were addressed -- to my question about how to conduct ourselves in these crazy times.


The verse above already spelled it out:


"Be not wise in thine own eyes:" 

We must be child-like, and thus, teachable.

We must trust God alone, for ALL knowledge.

We must be humble, for in truth, we know nothing. 


"...fear the Lord," 

We must obey God alone.

We must follow the 10 Commandments.

We must give God the proper honor through PRAISE


"...and depart from evil."

We must acknowledge our sinfulness.

We must ask JESUS to forgive all our many sins.

We must ask that the Holy Spirit be given to guide us each day.


And I think to myself, what does the Holy SPIRIT want me to write next, to further support those THREE instructions?


Well, Spirit led me to capitalize THREE words, from those three phrases, just as it came through me.


In order of appearance (or importance?) these words showed up:


ALL

PRAISE

JESUS


Holy Jesus!


I must leave it at that.


The Holy SPIRIT of God wants that message sent out here.


To survive these crazy times, it's very clear.


This is all that needs to be done:


ALL PRAISE JESUS.



Friday, September 18, 2020

JESUS Gives Us the SIGNS of the END Times

 


3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

Matthew 24: 3 (King James Version)


This is how JESUS answered:

4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, 

Take heed that no man deceive you.

5 For many shall come in my name, 

saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: 

see that ye be not troubled: 

for all these things must come to pass, 

but the end is not yet.

7 For nation shall rise against nation, 

and kingdom against kingdom: 

and there shall be famines, and pestilences, 

and earthquakes, in divers places.

8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, 

and shall kill you: 

and ye shall be hated of all nations 

for my name's sake.

10 And then shall many be offended, 

and shall betray one another, 

and shall hate one another.

11 And many false prophets shall rise, 

and shall deceive many.

12 And because iniquity shall abound, 

the love of many shall wax cold.

13 But he that shall endure unto the end, 

the same shall be saved.

14 And this gospel of the kingdom 

shall be preached in all the world 

for a witness unto all nations; 

and then shall the end come.

Matthew 24:4-14 (King James Version)


15 When ye therefore shall see 

the abomination of desolation, 

spoken of by Daniel the prophet, 

stand in the holy place, 

(whoso readeth, let him understand:)

16 Then let them which be in Judaea 

flee into the mountains:

17 Let him which is on the housetop 

not come down to take any thing out of his house:

18 Neither let him which is in the field 

return back to take his clothes.

19 And woe unto them that are with child, 

and to them that give suck in those days!

20 But pray ye that your flight 

be not in the winter, 

neither on the sabbath day:

21 For then shall be great tribulation, 

such as was not since the beginning of the world 

to this time, no, nor ever shall be.

22 And except those days should be shortened, 

there should no flesh be saved: 

but for the elect's sake 

those days shall be shortened.

Matthew 24:15-22 (King James Version)


23 Then if any man shall say unto you, 

Lo, here is Christ, or there; 

believe it not.

24 For there shall arise false Christs, 

and false prophets, 

and shall shew great signs and wonders; 

insomuch that, if it were possible, 

they shall deceive the very elect.

25 Behold, I have told you before.

26 Wherefore if they shall say unto you, 

Behold, he is in the desert; 

go not forth: 

behold, he is in the secret chambers; 

believe it not.

Matthew 24:23-26 (King James Version)


27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, 

and shineth even unto the west; 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:27 (King James Version)


28 For wheresoever the carcase is, 

there will the eagles be gathered together.

Matthew 24:28 (King James Version)


29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days 

shall the sun be darkened, 

and the moon shall not give her light, 

and the stars shall fall from heaven, 

and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

30 And then shall appear 

the sign of the Son of man in heaven: 

and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, 

and they shall see the Son of man 

coming in the clouds of heaven 

with power and great glory.

31 And he shall send his angels 

with a great sound of a trumpet, 

and they shall gather together 

his elect from the four winds, 

from one end of heaven to the other.

Matthew 24:29-31 (King James Version)


32 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; 

When his branch is yet tender, 

and putteth forth leaves, 

ye know that summer is nigh:

33 So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, 

know that it is near, 

even at the doors.

34 Verily I say unto you, 

This generation shall not pass, 

till all these things be fulfilled.

35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, 

but my words shall not pass away.

Matthew 24:32-35 (King James Version)


36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, 

no, not the angels of heaven, 

but my Father only.

37 But as the days of Noah were, 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

38 For as in the days that were before the flood 

they were eating and drinking, 

marrying and giving in marriage, 

until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

39 And knew not until the flood came, 

and took them all away; 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Matthew 24:36-39 (King James Version)


40 Then shall two be in the field; 

the one shall be taken, and the other left.

41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; 

the one shall be taken, and the other left.

42 Watch therefore: 

for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

Matthew 24:40-42 (King James Version)


43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house 

had known in what watch the thief would come, 

he would have watched, 

and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.

44 Therefore be ye also ready: 

for in such an hour as ye think not 

the Son of man cometh.

45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, 

whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, 

to give them meat in due season?

46 Blessed is that servant, 

whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

47 Verily I say unto you, 

That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.

Matthew 24:43-47 (King James Version)


48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, 

My lord delayeth his coming;

49 And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, 

and to eat and drink with the drunken;

50 The lord of that servant shall come in a day 

when he looketh not for him, 

and in an hour that he is not aware of,

51 And shall cut him asunder, 

and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: 

there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 24:48-51 (King James Version)


(Note: I purposely took the verses a phrase and a thought, at a time, because the Holy SPIRIT taught me to do that -- at least for myself -- and it helps me understand the SACREDNESS and PRECISION of the LORD's Words. Let the LORD Jesus speak to you, in a way you can understand, too. All verses sourced from biblegateway.com)


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

God Seems To Like The Work I Do


"Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:"

Colossians 1:28 (King James Version)

Funny, that was the verse that showed up today, as I edited an article I had not shared with anyone, until today.

That verse PRECISELY reflects the focus of that article -- on Jesus' LAST instructions to His apostles, after His resurrection: 


“…that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.”

Luke 24:47 (KJV)

And all because, the Holy SPIRIT led me to click the Bible Gateway link today, making me curious, to see the "Verse of the Day", just in case God had a "surprise" for me.

Of course, He did.

That seems to be how things are happening for me now.

And getting pretty often, too!

I write an article, I give credit to Bible Gateway, and if I check the "Verse of the Day", it often echoes the VERY subject of my article.

It's not weird.

It's beautiful!

It's magnificent!

It's GOD!

All I do is allow the Holy SPIRIT to guide me.

We write together, and beautiful things happen.

It may reach you.

It may touch your heart.

It may even anger you.

But I leave everything to the LORD God.

I write, because God created me to write.

I write, because there's so MUCH to write about God.

I write, because there's a deep urgency to share God's WORD with you.

I write, because I'm a follower of Jesus.

I write, because the Holy SPIRIT's teaching me many wonderful things.

I write, because I am a warrior for God.

And, in the process, God rewards my trusting and obedient heart, with little surprises that tickle my soul.

Then I know, God appreciates my little efforts.

I also write, to remind myself of the important verses the Holy SPIRIT leads me to.

It's as much for you, as it is for me.

If you have a child-like heart, you can identify with what I'm sharing.

Your heart will be as tickled, knowing God's paying attention, and blessing us for our faithfulness -- and yes, for our undivided attention.

I will forever be a child in my heart and I know God likes what I'm doing, writing about the TRIUNE God.

But why did I get into Bible Prophecy, the most complicated part of Scripture?

GOD saw my heart was finally open to JESUS, and sent the Holy SPIRIT to instruct me.

I got close to Jesus, because of those two videos on America.

I "heard" the "call".

After that, and instantly, I decided to become a born-again Christian on the same day.

There was no question -- it had to be Bible PROPHECY.

The world has gone completely astray, despite the many warnings sent out by many prophets, and primarily JESUS.

I felt the urgency.

So, I started reading the Bible, taking down notes, and the articles "formed".

It was the work of the Holy SPIRIT in me, teaching me, coaxing me, prompting me.

God knew what I had in me.

The only thing He waited for, was my complete surrender to Him.

And that's when He sent the Holy SPIRIT to instruct me.

How do I know it's from the Holy SPIRIT?

How can it not?

All I write about is GOD.

He is the MOST beautiful FOCUS of all!


(Verses from biblegateway.com)