Slowing things down for January

Hello Saints

We’ll be taking a short break for the month of January to recharge and realign our focus.  Currently it is my expectation that things will pick up again Feb 1.

There will be some posts along but nothing like the regular schedule as things are spiraling in “interesting” directions currently.

Thank you for stopping by in the vast milieu of the internet, there are options galore and for you to come by here is a great blessing.

Jesus be with you at this time and always.

The Lord will suddenly come to His temple

I had an experience at the end of November where I was awoke at 411 AM in the night season.  Jesus got me awake and began to discuss some things with me that I needed to hear.

He told me that, “A day has been chosen for the Return of the Lord” – Good News.  Before that happens the Harvest must be brought in.  In order to effectively bring the Harvest in – the Lord was coming to His temple with all His glory, power, majesty and holiness.  It will be the day of His power displayed before the whole world with healing, miracles, signs and wonders.

However, He is also coming in complete holiness.  It will be a holiness so awesome and inspiring that the fear of the Lord will fall on the church and the world.

Then came the hammer blow – If a person is participating in willful sin, they will die when His manifest presence appears.  Repentance has been offered to His people over and over and they have rejected it.  It is His goodness that is supposed to lead us to repent, however, when we refuse, there remains nothing but judgment of sin and a possible appointing with the hypocrites.

This was not so much for new believers, but rather those seasoned ones, who despite know that things are sin, still continue in them to their own detriment.  This included sins hidden in the heart – the mind – the will.  The more you know of His Word, His will and His ways,  the more He holds us accountable to walk in those things.

When people begin dying in church services, the fear of the Lord will again return to the Bride.

Jesus informed me that He had been holding off on the harvest because He didn’t want as many to die as would.  However, time is growing short and the Harvest must be brought in.

It is almost time to begin – get your personal life in order with His word.  Obedience is better than sacrifice and the time of realignment is almost at an end.

The Holy Ghost has given us all things that pertain unto life and godliness.  He will give you power to enable you to walk Holy, to control your thoughts and to be obedient to His revelations in your life.  Renew your commitment to holy living now while there is still time.

Do you seek great things for yourself – DO NOT SEEK THEM.

Among the sins to which the human heart is prone, hardly any other is more hateful to God than idolatry, for idolatry is at bottom a libel on His character. The idolatrous heart assumes that God is other than He is – in itself a monstrous sin – and substitutes for the true God one made after its own likeness. Always this God will conform to the image of the one who created it and will be base or pure, cruel or kind, according to the moral state of the mind from which it emerges.
A god begotten in the shadows of a fallen heart will quite naturally be no true likeness of the true God.
”Thou thought,” said the Lord to the wicked man in the psalm, “that I was altogether such as one as thyself.” Surely this must be a serious affront to the Most High God before whom cherubim and seraphim continually do cry, “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Sabbath.”

Let us beware lest we in our pride accept the erroneous notion that idolatry consists only in kneeling before visible objects of adoration, and that civilized peoples are therefore free from it. The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of Him. It begins in the mind and may be present where no overt act of worship has taken place.
A.W. Tozer

The Lord has been showing me idolatry of thought in several different ways lately.

I read this in Jeremiah 45…
The word that Jeremiah the prophet spoke to Baruch the son of Neriah, when he had written these words in a book at the mouth of Jeremiah, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, saying, So says Jehovah, the God of Israel, to you, O Baruch: You said, Woe is me now, for Jehovah has added grief to my sorrow. I fainted in my sighing, and I find no rest. So you shall say to him, Jehovah says this: Behold, what I have built I will break down, and that which I have planted I will pluck up, even all the land itself to Me. And do you seek great things for yourself? Do not seek them; for behold, I will bring evil on all flesh, says Jehovah. But I will give your life to you as a prize, in all places where you go.  (Jeremiah 45:1-5)

In our present Christian circles we are bombarded with tales of both destiny and glory coming upon us if we will just fall in line with our giving to the right causes, or believing the words of the speaker.  I believe we are entering a time where we need to focus entirely upon Jesus and His glory and stop worrying about our own.

 

Notes on the book of Amos

Amos

A very long time ago, I had an interesting dream where I met the prophet Amos.  He was seated at a table, wearing a red checkered shirt, jeans and big work boots.  He had a huge black beard and was wearing a black toque on his head.  He spoke to me and said, “I have many things to teach you.”   And then the dream was over.

The notes above are a commentary I put together with other notes from Chuck Missler and Matthew Henry, with my own personal observances thrown in.  You probably won’t find any great new revelation here, but if you’re looking for a solid exposition of the words of this prophet, click the link above.

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