Will you concede?
May 11, 2023
Prayerfully consider all which has been written,
AMP Acts 17:11 11Now these people were more noble and open-minded than those in Thessalonica, so they received the message [of salvation through faith in the Christ] with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
I’ve been chatting with different folks concerning this latest attack, our meat supply. There is a lot of concern. I share that concern as well. In response to this and other things….We have been gardening every year, sharing our excess and buying our meat from a local butcher. All this has taken time to learn….If you are not there yet, Go to your local nursery, buy Heirloom vegetables and try growing some tomato plants on your deck, southern exposure, full sun. They are super easy to grow….search out farmers markets, local butchers, etc. Start somewhere…
Lets get back to living in faith. We all know we’ve eaten food that has been tainted at some point in our lives, unknowingly as well as other things… I have been mulling this over, thinking about the conversations I’ve had with folks….We are under attack. In every way – food, water and air. All things necessary for life. In my heart, I know what the answer is. I will share that with you today. I do believe a physical effort to avoid these abominations are important. It honors God. The most important aspect is spiritual.
Acceptance of the gospel is the key to the kingdom.
Keys – faith opens the door , lack of faith keeps the door shut.
God-bless you and be with you. Do not fear the enemy, LIVE in a way that the enemy fears you. Live a life where your face is plastered on wanted posters all over hell….When you wake up in the morning and place your feet on the ground, make sure hell trembles another day with you walking the earth. You are children of the real KING. Live it, be I, breath it….We are all getting pummeled. Its hard to see through the smoke when you are in the throws if a fiery trial. I’m raising my hand too.. You must stop caring about what the enemy is doing and focus on being about the fathers business…start your day on the offense rather than living in defense. At the risk of sounding presumptuous, It will be an honor to sit at the king’s table with each and every one of you. Stand-
The Lord gave me this message to share with all of you as I was thinking about this latest attack..
Message received may 8th, 2023
Will you concede?
Don’t you know I am bigger and more powerful than the enemy?
You are in a day whereas either you trust me 100% or you do not trust me at all.
If I were to give you a key to my house, ask you to meet me out back at 7 for dinner, gave you instructions to come through the front door. How will you come to meet me? Will you put the key in the door, turn it and walk through the door or will you struggle to find the hole, not put it in all the way, not turn it? Will you run to the fence and tell me the key doesn’t work, you cannot figure it out ? What will you do?
Belief and prayer work the same way. Will you unlock the door and stand at my threshold? Will you walk through the door or just stand there?
My children you are fighting me and you don’t even realize it. You say I cannot, it doesn’t work, I will do it later, I will try again later.
WAKE Up – WAKE Up – WAKE Up –
I am not the God of failure. I am the God of completion. Try, test and see that I am a good good father. I love you.
Pray to me – trust me – don’t say I quit, it doesn’t work, I don’t think…… you have just cursed your own prayer.
Watch what you say. Watch what you do, watch your body language. Many watch you. It will break your heart when you learn of which small actions affected my fragile ones
98% is not enough. (every man has a measure of faith. If one will exercise mustard seed faith, he will do the rest) If you cannot get to a 100%, ask. Ask – humble yourselves and ask. Don’t you know I conquered the sin of unbelief? That is why unbelieve is a sin. Did you know I conquered alcoholism and lust? That is why those things are sin. Do you want freedom? True freedom? Come – humble yourselves and know you are at the end of yourselves. You know how you feel after you concede to sin. Why do you continue? I have given you the keys to my kingdom. Use them. In your sin you will bust the door down to get to the very thing you are a slave to. But, you won’t pick up the keys?
Please – please – please do not concede to the enemy. I have given you all power and authority to conquer these things. I have met you more than half way. Take the risk. Let go of those things which cause heartache. Come come and learn with me. I will give your spirit rest. It’s up to you. It’s your choice.
Prepare for the fight of your lives. Take the time of rest you have right now.
Put on the full armor of God. Stand against the wiles of the devil. I have given you the keys to fight.
Will you concede?
Scriptures given with the message.
Luke 10: 19
19Listen carefully: I have given you authority [that you now possess] to tread on serpents and scorpions, and [the ability to exercise authority] over all the power of the enemy (Satan); and nothing will [in any way] harm you.
Galatians 1: 6 – 9
6I am astonished and extremely irritated that you are so quickly shifting your allegiance and deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different [even contrary] gospel; 7which is really not another [gospel]; but there are [obviously] some [people masquerading as teachers] who are disturbing and confusing you [with a misleading, counterfeit teaching] and want to distort the gospel of Christ [twisting it into something which it absolutely is not]. 8But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to that which we [originally] preached to you, let him be condemned to destruction! 9As we have said before, so I now say again, if anyone is preaching to you a gospel different from that which you received [from us], let him be condemned to destruction!
19I will give you the keys (authority) of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind [forbid, declare to be improper and unlawful] on earth will have [already] been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose [permit, declare lawful] on earth will have [already] been loosed in heaven.”
18I assure you and most solemnly say to you, whatever you bind [forbid, declare to be improper and unlawful] on earth shall have [already] been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose [permit, declare lawful] on earth shall have [already] been loosed in heaven.
52Woe to you lawyers, because you have taken away the key to knowledge (scriptural truth). You yourselves did not enter, and you held back those who were entering [by your flawed interpretation of God’s word and your man-made tradition].”
27Then the kingdom and the dominion and the greatness of all the kingdoms under the whole heaven will be given to the people of the saints (believers) of the Most High; His kingdom will be an everlasting kingdom, and all the dominions will serve and obey Him.’
23When they had set a day for Paul, they came to his lodging in large numbers. And he carefully explained [Christianity] to them from morning until evening, solemnly testifying about the kingdom of God and trying to persuade them concerning Jesus, both from the Law of Moses and from the [writings of the] Prophets.
22“Then I will set on his shoulder the key of the house of David;
When he opens no one will shut,
When he shuts no one will open.
How to prepare for eternity:
If you are coming here, you are being called. Do not worry or be intimidated if you do not understand the bible. Gods Holy Spirit will open up your understanding as time goes on.😊
The good news is the gospel of Jesus Christ:
Accept Jesus as your LORD and savior, believe God sent his Son, Jesus, to save and redeem all of mankind. Jesus is God in the flesh. Jesus died for our evil ways, sins, was crucified on the cross. Three days later he rose from death to life. Then as the book of Acts explains, Jesus appears to many before ascending back up to Heaven, with God, his Father, sitting at HIS right hand. This is the beginning of what you must do to be saved. (You will never hear this in church.) One must shift from living for me to living for thee. As you read His word, you will learn how to live God’s way and leave your evil life behind. Sure, you will make mistakes or fall back into sin. Its life here on earth. Living for God means acknowledging these mistakes before him, asking for forgiveness and moving forward from there. Read the book of John, this will show you who Jesus is. He/God will meet you right where you are and take your walk from there. Its not complicated or impossible. Read the following passage very carefully, it tells you everything you need to do. Then it becomes a daily walk of living God’s way. Your job from there is to share the good news of Jesus AND endure til the end.
Read Acts chapter 2 (so you understand) the context:
’22“Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a Man accredited and pointed out and attested to you by God with [the power to perform] miracles and wonders and signs which God worked through Him in your [very] midst, just as you yourselves know– 23this Man, when handed over [to the Roman authorities] according to the predetermined decision and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross and put to death by the hands of lawless and godless men. 24But God raised Him up, releasing Him and bringing an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in death’s power. 25For David says of Him,‘I SAW THE LORD CONSTANTLY BEFORE ME;FOR HE IS AT MY RIGHT HAND, SO THAT I WILL NOT BE SHAKEN [from my state of security].26‘THEREFORE MY HEART REJOICED AND MY TONGUE EXULTED EXCEEDINGLY;MOREOVER MY FLESH ALSO WILL LIVE IN HOPE [that is, will encamp in anticipation of the resurrection];27FOR YOU WILL NOT FORSAKE ME and ABANDON MY SOUL TO HADES (the realm of the dead),NOR LET YOUR HOLY ONE UNDERGO DECAY [after death].28‘YOU HAVE MADE KNOWN TO ME THE WAYS OF LIFE;YOU WILL FILL ME [infusing my soul] WITH JOY WITH YOUR PRESENCE.’29“Brothers, I may confidently and freely say to you regarding the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. 30And so, being a prophet and knowing fully that GOD HAD SWORN TO HIM WITH AN OATH THAT HE WOULD SEAT one OF HIS DESCENDANTS ON HIS THRONE, 31he foresaw and spoke [prophetically] of the resurrection of the Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed), that HE WAS NOT ABANDONED [in death] TO HADES (the realm of the dead), NOR DID His body UNDERGO DECAY. 32God raised this Jesus [bodily from the dead], and of that [fact] we are all witnesses. 33Therefore having been exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, He has poured out this [blessing] which you both see and hear. 34For David did not ascend into the heavens, yet he himself says,‘THE LORD [the Father] SAID TO MY LORD [the Son],“SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND,35UNTIL I MAKE YOUR ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR YOUR FEET.”’ 36Therefore let all the house of Israel recognize beyond all doubt that God has made Him both Lord and Christ (Messiah, Anointed)–this Jesus whom you crucified.”
37Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart [with remorse and anxiety], and they said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what are we to do?” (WFA-NOTE: Anyone in UPC, in the 80’s, especially would know this. ( I left UPC in 91.) Anyway….v. 37 used to say, what must we do to be saved? Do I have witness out there? ) 38And Peter said to them, “Repent [change your old way of thinking, turn from your sinful ways, accept and follow Jesus as the Messiah] and be baptized, each of you, in the name of Jesus Christ because of the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39For the promise [of the Holy Spirit] is for you and your children and for all who are far away [including the Gentiles], as many as the Lord our God calls to Himself.” 40And Peter solemnly testified and continued to admonish and urge them with many more words, saying, “Be saved from this crooked and unjust generation!” 41So then, those who accepted his message were baptized; and on that day about 3,000 souls were added [to the body of believers]. 42They were continually and faithfully devoting themselves to the instruction of the apostles, and to fellowship, to eating meals together and to prayers.
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