To Him💕💗💗

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Love is patient, it is kind; Love has no envy; love is not boastful, it is not arrogant;
5 does not behave indecorously; he does not seek his own, he does not get irritated, he does not take into account the evil received;
6 He rejoiced not in unrighteousness, but rejoiceth in the truth;
7 everything suffers, everything believes, expects everything, supports everything.
8 Love never stops being; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will end; if there are languages, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be over.

God bless you,

Today millions of people are celebrating or will celebrate valentines day . Stories in the bible of love that we have are the story of Sara and Abraham; also that of Solomon with the Shulamite, Hosea and Gomer and many more like the story of Love of God with Israel but the main one is the story of Love that was declared on a cross thousands of years ago.

This afternoon I will talk about the love story of Hosea with Gomer. The word of God says that Hosea was a prophet in the time of 790 to 697 BC. He preaches the message of God to the North of the Kingdom of Judea. Hosea was a righteous man who walked in the way of the Lord and spoke the word that the Lord commanded him to give to the Hebrew people.

The beginning of the word of Jehovah through Hosea. The LORD said to Hosea, “Go, take a fornicating woman, and children of fornication; For the earth commits adultery by turning away from the Lord.

What an uncomfortable situation for Hosea; imagine that the Lord commands you to do something so difficult. In the time that Hosea married Gomer they lived under the law of Moses; That means that Gomer had to be stoned for being a prostitute. The men of before are not like those of today; they saved themselves for marriage and wanted their future wife to be a virgin too. It was not always the case as examples we have Rahab and Salmon. She was a prostitute when she lived in Jericho; we also have the story of Ruth and Boaz. Well she was not a fornicator but she had already been married without children, which at that time was a big No. Because not having a child, the widows are left in poverty and the last husband’s name died with them; then any land that they had it was given to relatives if someone didn’t redeem her( will not get into that).

Let’s go again to Hosea and Gomer; the word says that the marriage of Hosea and Gomer was like a window to the symbolic marriage (relationship) that Israel had with God. Israel at that time was  very adulterous nation in the eyes of the Lord. They fornicated a lot with other gods; meaning that they turned away from God and went to worship pagan gods who did nothing for them. The Lord had grown weary of Israel’s infidelity.

2 Then I bought that woman for fifteen pieces of silver and one and a half loads of barley, 3 and I said, “You are going to live with me for a long time, but without prostitution. You will not have sex with any other man. I will not touch you!

Hosea married Gomer but she could not be faithful. She returned to the place where Hosea had rescued her by marrying her. I analyze the word and I can see that was the only thing she could see; prostitution was her escape. Hosea had to redeem (buy) his own wife back; after he was morally and emotionally destroyed by her and her actions. That same thing God had to do with Israel, he had to redeem the Israelite people and you and I with the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. His own son had to pay the price on the cross of Calvary. Were we worthy of that? I think not. But it was the mercy of God who saw something good and worthy in you and I.

They have reached the height of corruption,
as in the days of Gibeah;
But God will remember their perversities
and will punish them for their sins!

First of all how is your relationship with God? Are you like Gomer (Unfaithful in your walk) or Hosea firm in the ways of the Lord. To ask you this does not mean that I tell you to be perfect, but we have to know when to say enough and affirm ourselves with God.

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P.S. Shalom🙏🏼What’s everyone doing tonight? I got a date with my bible and journal. Single life problems😂😂

No limit to the Holy Spirit🛤🌈🌌

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John 3:34 For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives the Spirit without limit.

Today I’m going to be speaking about this bible verse that God gave me. Not many will like what I’m going to be speaking or writing about; however it’s necessary for us to dwell a little deeper in this section that many don’t even go there. Many churches, minister, worshipers and christian are passive in this. Many believe that the Holy Spirit is a being that is dormant in us; that his only function is to guide us and bring peace in our hearts during a difficult trial. And some believe that you are not supposed to have the Holy Spirit; that the Holy Spirit was only for the disciples and Israelite that were baptized after Jesus was resurrected.

Many american churches and non-american have taken the manifestation of the holy spirit from their churches because many believe that is not actually the Holy Spirit manifesting but the person is acting or it could be a demonic possession. In the bible it is written that after Jesus was baptized in the waters the Holy Spirit descended upon him.

Matthew 3:16

As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him.

The word alight means to settle or stay in the dictionary. After his baptism in the waters he was guided by the Holy Spirit to the wilderness so he could fast for forty days and forty nights. He was tempted multiple times by the devil and he refuse every single offer that the devil made to him. The holy spirit was already guiding him in here for the miracles that Jesus would do after those fasting days and nights. 

Matthew 4:1

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

Jesus did many miracles after his baptism in the waters and with the Holy Spirit. For example we have the Weddings of Canaan, woman with bleeding flow, the rise of Jairus daughter, we got various deliverance from demonic possessions.

Mark 5:27:30

When she heard about Jesus, she came up behind him in the crowd and touched his cloak,28 because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.”29 Immediately her bleeding stopped and she felt in her body that she was freed from her suffering.

30 At once Jesus realized that power had gone out from him. He turned around in the crowd and asked, “Who touched my clothes?”

In the bible it those not speak of any miracles of Jesus before his baptisms( in  water & Holy Spirit) but it those give account to those after he was baptized. When God baptized his son with the Holy Spirit he gave the Spirit without limit and his son was able to do all of this miracles that made him known through Israel. Another example would be the day of the Pentecost and the baptism of the Holy Spirit to those there. 

Acts 2:2-4

And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared to them tongues as of fire distributing themselves, and they rested on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.

It’s says in the book of Acts that they were speaking in different tongues and those of the nationality of the tongue would understand them speaking about the mighty deeds of God( Acts 2:11) but  some would mock them and say the they were “Sweet on Wine”( Acts 2:13). 

Acts 19:6

And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began speaking with tongues and prophesying.

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Another example would be the shadow of peter. It’s written in the bible that by his shadow only people were healed and freed from evil spirits ( Acts 5:15 ) this did not happen because peter had power but because the holy spirit rested in peter. It was the Holy Spirit doing the miracles through peter. Churches, ministers, worshipers and believers need that in their lives. We need that awakening that was in the Old church. we need the prophesying, with speaking in tongues and deliverance of spirits. Did you know that when the Holy Spirit manifest that is a different way for you to speak with God without the enemy knowing. As for deliverance many of us still Christians need deliverance from something that we are holding unto. Because we might go to church and be all christian like inside of church and outside to friends or family members but what about when we are alone in our houses. Are you still watching porn, masturbating, cursing, drinking, fornicating , adultering, being abuse and much more. 

I speak through experience many of us got vices that you need to be delivered from if not at the least unexpected moment you will fall back into those addictions and vices. Worship is something fundamental; it’s a way to please and give the honor and glory to our God. But if you have not been baptized what can you give to the people. Are you gonna give them the doubts, blame, shame, hatred and much more that you are feeling in that moment instead of the peace, love, mercy and forgiveness that will be in you when the Holy Ghost manifest itself through you as a vessel.

I will be criticized for speaking the absolute truth but it’s time that people speak up. Don’t you think the Holy Spirit gets sad when he sees that churches, ministers, believers and worshipers don’t want him in their lives and churches. Do you think it pleases the Lord and the Holy Ghost that instead of the church wanting that connection with God through the Holy Spirit during worship are instead focused on the dramas, the skit dances and much more that is inside of churches nowadays.

I believe we have to use different ways to spread the gospel; however that should be done in the streets not inside of our church on top of our altars. The Altar is a Holy back in the days only the high priest was able to enter the Holiest of Holy but nowadays anyone can go on top. The Altar can’t be used as platform for that type of stuff; I believe the creators of this thought they were doing a good thing maybe they have for it to be used in the streets where unbelievers through one of those skit could be saved.  However church is a different place; it’s the place where we have come to give the honor and glory to our God and to worship him. To give our absolute attention to him only not who is doing the dance right or playing the character right. You take the attention from God and at the end you left as you came. 

That’s why we are seeing passive churches with passive youth and believers because they don’t have the Holy Spirit or they have suppressed him for things that take away his presence and gives in to our wants and desires. When God baptized Jesus with the Holy Spirit he gave it to him without limitations. And Jesus did many wonders and miracles as did the apostles but do you see that in churches nowadays. Our youth are spiritually dead; they can’t pray for more than five minutes if it’s possible less than that. Our churches are more involved in social media and this type of stuff then having that close connection with God. Do you think God wants a passive church or someone that doesn’t believe in the trinity?

Revelation 3:16

So, because you are lukewarm–neither hot nor cold–I am about to spit you out of my mouth.

Are you ready for the coming of Christ? Is the church ready? Are you Hot or Cold? you need to decide if it’s the time to act or to continue being passive at church. We as a church in general need to be ready not preparing ourselves to be ready.

John 14:12-14

12 Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. 13 And I will do whatever you ask in My name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it.

I Feel Pains Going…..🙄😁😭

 

Processed with VSCO with b5 presetTonight I’m feeling nostalgic and emotional. This whole week has been pretty hectic with our church’s anniversary on Friday and Sunday service was touching. I  heard the Lord speak to me this whole week in various ways. Who knew that having the leadership of youth was going to be so hard. I thought I had it all figured out; I never thought that I had gotten myself so comfortable; that at the first sign the enemy was going to attack my life emotionally and spiritually. Back in the day when God called me to be a youth leader I obeyed to his will but it came to be a hard thing for me to handle. During that time I was dealing with my mother’s health problem, with raising Zahid and my own depression; I just quit the leadership because I couldn’t see the end of that hole that I felt like I was in.

Move forward 4 years later I’m in a different church that the Lord move me to ; two years ago. And he again called me to be a youth leader. And let me tell you I did not want this leadership, I had been just starting to feel the ground under my feet in my spiritual life. But I again obeyed because the Lord pleases more on obedience than sacrifice( 1. Samuel 15:22 ). I feel like I’m more mature spiritually and mentally since the last time I was called but the test and trials are still the same or sometimes even worse. No one told me this was going to be hard; no one told me that it would feel like my spiritual life would feel like it was draining. 

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This is me at times. Lord help me!

But in the midst of everything I know God will call me out when I’m in despair and with wanting to QUIT. I always wonder to myself and I ask God in my head( I know right pretty weird for a lot of people but for me it’s second nature😂 I’m pretty crazy sometimes; my bestie would say all the time. Hi Anderson😭) why he gave me this huge responsibility when I’m not kidding you guys; I’m the most anti-social and not so much modern person for the teens in my church. Sometimes I feel as if my mentality is of an old lady. I’m not joking and not much of a person that goes out, or likes to play video games and stuff like that. I’m more the typical person that is always seating in the first row of the church and talking with elders at the end of service.  Maybe I grew up to fast in my teens; I mean I pretty much had different responsibilities than the youth nowadays.

But let’s get back to the subject I was feeling pretty down since a couple of weeks; but the Lord kinda gave me a whooping (spiritually) because in my heart I did not have the desire to continue with the leadership but he pretty much  called me a ” COWARD” and to not let go of what he had given me in two days.  If that’s not a whooping I don’t know what it is then. That picture was me by the end of Sunday 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼😂service I felt that reprimand to the depth of my soul. Sometimes I wonder to my self where would I be or where would all humanity be if Jesus had at the end back out from taking the step of becoming the sacrifice we needed to have salvation. And it shames me deeply that we having what he did not are still so coward in our way of walking with the Lord.IMG_0167

I feel to the depths of my souls that the reason Jesus hasn’t rapture the church is because his children are not in one accord. We are like a toddler trying to get into the ocean; they take a step into the sea 🌊 and then they run screaming the other way. And that’s what we do. We dip our feet in a relationship with God but when things become difficult we are like ” let me back up a moment”, ” why is it so hard?” Or my favorite ” nah I don’t want it anymore let me go back to what I think I’m missing.” Goodness we are such an ungrateful race that even though he gave his life on the cross we still doubt him. I know that when things don’t go how I was expecting me I do. 

2 Peter 3:8

” But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day”

Sometimes I imagine myself at the wedding of the lamb and I bet it’s going to be so beautiful 😍 and in that moment I’m going to say it was worth every tears , sadness, anger, prayer,joy and every compassion and love to be here in this moment. Yesterday I was present at one of my aunt’s wedding and it was beautiful. It was a simple ceremony with just family and my pastor’s family it was a spurred of the moment kind of thing.  And it reminded me of that phrase that they say that in a blink of an eye the coming of the Lord will be. I can’t imagine myself not prepared. Why is this so hard but at the same time so BEAUTIFUL.💜

P.S. I forgot to tell you I caught the bouquet yesterday at the ceremony. It has become a tradition last year my aunt caught it from another aunt that got married and now me. Oh well that means I need to get ready for that big wedding… in the heavens 😂😭 I’m still to young to get married👀😭 bye Felicia.

Remeber to like, comment and share; let’s spread the word of his mercy and Love. God bless you all. Love you guys❤️

Let Him Glorify Himself Through You & Me…

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Hello guys today’s post will be a little bit different then the usual ones.When I created this blog, I didn’t know what I was doing; actually I still don’t. However this feeling that I needed to be doing something more kept bugging me. I didn’t know what to do, what it was actually; and out of nowhere this thought came to my mind.

Why don’t I create a blog.? Back when I was younger I created another blog to review non christian books back then. I think I only reviewed one book and  I deleted the blog. Now this blog is completely different, because I’m not doing something for the world. This is for the glory and honor of my God.

Colossians‬ ‭3:23‬

“And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men,”

‭‭Anyways back to the topic, I didn’t know what I was going to write in it, because to be honest I love english but I don’t think I’m that good at it and I just didn’t have anything to write about. But this little voice kept bugging me and I decided to create one; however I told the Lord that he needed to give me the words of what he wanted me to write. Now many of you guys might think that because, of what I write I might not have my struggles or that I’m living a holy life with the Lord; but I’m here to be raw  and honest with you tonight. I’m spiritually weak sometimes it’s hard for me as a christian girl to live his word and commandments in the world today. That doesn’t mean I don’t try my best not to disappoint him and myself. Because sometimes I sin quite often in the way I act, speak or think. This next verse is everything to me when I am feeling ashamed; I know that it’s not just my flesh that I’m fighting against but also that I’m fighting against spiritual being in the spiritual world.

‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭6:12‬ ‭

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.”

I have struggled a lot most of the time I don’t understand why.? I was raised since I was a child to believe there was a higher being or God;  out there that loved me through thick and thin but at the same time that he was not a God to play with.And I remember that it got hard as I hit my teenage years. I wanted to do everything my friends were doing ; if they were going to dances( no christian stuff) I wanted to go; if they had a boyfriend I wanted one too. However I still had this front or facade as some might call it of going to church; there were times were I just went because,  my parents forced me to go I would just go through the motions. As I got older I got into the literature world. I love reading I don’t know where that came from because when I was in middle school I detested even seeing a book. However what happens next shows you that the enemy can use anyone to sink you deeper and take you out from the purpose of what God wants to do with you. When one of my friends showed me a book that she was reading it was a book that had some kind of erotic feel it and I liked it; back then I had stopped searching for the presence of God and it sunk me deeper in the black hole that was my life. I would go to the library and check out adults book that were not meant for my age to read and from there on it would start the struggle of holiness versus wickedness.

1 John 1:7

“But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.”
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This will become a battle that will continue for years to come. I never thought that a simple act would give an opening for the enemy to control my life. It has been hard to let this go; I think mostly because I haven’t let the Lord do his job on me. Most people struggle with drugs or alcohol; for example we have the wife of the prophet Hosea; she would sell herself to the highest bidder. But my addiction was these  type of books that dirty my soul and mind, I felt ashamed and I still do sometimes. I felt as if I wasn’t worthy of him. It’s a daily struggle my passion is reading it’s what I love to do and I plan on writing my own books later on. But I don’t plan to feel that way my whole life for something that just distanced me from his presence in my life. There are times I caved in and I’m ashamed. However there are  times that I have stopped myself. Because I know it’s a door that I let the enemy come through when I wasn’t properly seeking the Lord as I should have. I do have my struggles but, the only one who knows is the one above; even though  there is no shame on letting someone know. But be careful in who you confide ; you will want someone who will help you not bring you down. Most of the time we trust the wrong person and we end up worse than before; see that the person you  tell has a deeply committed life with the Lord or put it in prayer and the Lord will guide you to that person. I’m ashamed to say I didn’t do that and it brought guilt to my life. Be brave and honest with the person you choose after all they will put you in their prayers so that God give  you the strength that you need to come through that trial victorious.

Philippians 4:13

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
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P.S. Let me know in the comments some of your favorites verses of the bible. God Bless & Happy New Year..

Gods Time….

Time is Everything.

Time is measured with seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years. Time is the essence of our lives, is that constant reminder of our daily living, it reminds us when to sleep, when to wake up and etc… However we as humans rush to do everything as quickly as possible and at the end the results are sometimes things that we end up regretting. Where am I going with this you might ask yourselves; well youth and christians nowadays rush teenagers do things. For example we have youth that get involved in stuff like drugs, sex, alcohol, bullying, depression and much more by the peer pressure, friends and even family.

1. Corinthians;

Do not be deceived:” Evil company corrupts good habits.”

This chapters I want you to try to memorize it; why you might ask.? Because I want you to have knowledge. If you feel like the person that you are friends with or the group that you hang out in school, work or even church are not good for you that they pressure you instead of supporting you in your choice to be a christian try to get you to do stuff that you know is not pleasing to the Lord’s eyes than run. I’m telling you this because bad counsel makes us rush things that we still  are not ready for. I wish someone back then would have told me all of this stuff; I might not have that many mistakes that I regret nowadays.

Some people rush to get married at such a young age; and later on they are getting divorce for various reasons. They might not have been mature enough to handle that big of a responsibility. And it is a big responsibility at the end of that marriage there might be children involved; they are gonna be the ones that will suffer from that separations the most. Instead of waiting for God’s time and that special person that he has for you. Don’t  rush in growing up there still time to enjoy your youth.

Luke 12:31

” But seek the Kingdom of God, and all of these things shall be added to you.”

Have a relationship with God; look for him first. Don’t worry that everything that you want to experiment with will be there later on, but when the Lord feels your are ready for that step. Focus on school,  your ministry or even activities that your  youth group  might have;  be patient because he rewards those who wait on him. I’m proud to be waiting for what he has in store for me; you should too. It’s not something to be ashamed, don’t let the world blind side you with the things that it has or even your emotions because this flesh is weak and you are strong in the Lord. Just ask for guidance, strength and knowledge so that you steps don’t fall because when you get to the top there will be glory waiting for you.

Jeremiah 29:13

” And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.”

What are you reading…

Hello everyone , it’s been a couples of days. Today’s blog I’m gonna talk about what is on my reading list. For me is a struggle to find good christians books idk I just feel like they are too boring sometimes and I always end up falling asleep. However I have been praying and asking the Lord on what kind of books he wants me to be focused. I’m a book worm I read fiction, historical, mystery but it’s has been pretty hard to find books nowadays that don’t have some kind of erotic feel to it. So I found this onethat I hope it will guide me to become a better spiritual person

Let me know what you are reading and if you have read any of them or recommendations of other books. God bless.