In Innocence & Joy🗣🗣🌈

John 3:3

“Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.””
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Hello everyone I hope that you had a beautiful and blessed thanksgiving with family, friends or with members of the church. Our Thanksgiving was done at church so that people that had no family were able to come and pass that beautiful celebration together as family in Christ.

On today’s post I wanted to talk about been reborn again. Do you know that chapter in the bible where Jesus is talking to Nicodemus the priest. Where he asks the famous question…..

 “How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother’s womb, and be born again?“( John 3:4)

When I first heard a pastor preaching in this chapter I got that look in my face where you are thinking to your self ” Oh My Goodness, is that even possible???” and yes my intelligence came to a sudden stop; I was in that moment being Nicodemus with my really dumb question. However when you think about it; it’s a reasonable question I mean this guy( Jesus) was lifting up dead people, curing sickness, delivering people, and he was proclaiming to be the Son of God( which now we know is the complete and utter truth) but back then people were seeing all of this and they had questions like this. But what took me back was what Jesus responded after Nicodemus ask him another question.

John 3:10

“Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?”

Seriously I don’t if you guys hear the sarcasm in the way Jesus responded to that. I mean maybe it’s my imagination but every time that I read this chapter it just makes me laugh because I feel like I’m hearing Jesus saying that to him sarcastically. I might be wrong but anyways the way Jesus responded is everything. I mean we have a high priest with a curiosity problem; asking the Messiah to explain how he can do all that he does. And even though Jesus answered him; he still couldn’t understand what the Lord what’s trying to tell him. Him being a priest he should have some kind of knowledge or wisdom I would dare to say; however he was behaving as a common person. In that time that Jesus walked on earth the high priests of were men obnoxious, prideful, greedy and really hypocrites.

John 3: 5-7

“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.

Jesus wasn’t speaking of a physical rebirth as if it were Greek mythology but as a spiritual one.  If your spirit is tied with hatred, shame, guilt, cruelty, mercilessness, anger, rebellion; how then are you suppose to have a connection with God. God is love, mercy, love, grace, forgiveness; he is the complete opposite of us humans. Yesterday my brother came over to the house with his family and the cutest thing was with them(talking about this cutie pie in the picture) he was playing around; laughing and at one moment he got mad with his mom because he want to spin in a chair but his mom wouldn’t let him; because he could have injured himself. However after he got over the anger not even 3 minutes later; he went to his mom and gave her a kiss and hug. Children have this huge capacity for love and forgiveness, why don’t we the older generation have that.

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We are quick to anger and hold fast to hatred. Maybe life has treated us horribly and we might have scars and wounds in our bodies, soul and mind. But when we come to Jesus we are suppose to be like a child because if we do not have that attributes that many children have we are not going anywhere. A child has not hatred, they don’t discriminate between race, ethnicity, religion, sex , political views. We definitive need to be reborn again in the spiritual image that God’s wants us to.

Luke 18:17

“Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.””

Through the eyes of God💕💕🗣🗣🗣🌎🌎🌎

Hello,

Today’s blog post we are going to be talking about impact. On Saturday afternoon the youth had an activity at church. We watched a christian movie called To Save a Life; I remember watching this movie on my teenage years with the other youth group that I was involved with. This movie has a strong message about actions, consequences and the impact that you can have on someone’s life as other teenage topics that need to be spoken  about at church.

To Save a Life is a movie about a young man with big dreams  but all those dreams come to a stop when his childhood friend commits suicide in front of the school; and he starts to question his lifestyle choices. This movie speaks to the rebellious teen, alcoholic, depressed, suicidal, promiscuous and to the fake(hypocrite) christian inside of us. A lot of Christians are fake nowadays and I include myself in that list. We put so much high standards that at the end those standards choke us. Moments when we don’t allow weakness to show because we are afraid to be criticize by our own brethren, by outsiders and we keep walking as nothing has happened in our lives or as if we are made of stone that nothing can move us.

Luke 12:2

There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.

 It says in the bible that by his blood we are freed of sin but instead of being slaves of God by our own free will we have become slaves of our flesh. Life is so beautiful with all of it flaws but we don’t notice because we have become slaved by our wants and desires. I tried to show the teens through this movie that every action that we do or take has consequences and that the impact that we can do as Christians can be an amazing one or just completely wrong. They learned that through the mist of trials and tribulation, joy and fear God is there beside you. Through what was happening to  the teen they were able to see God’s hand and his immense Love toward us.

Life is not black or white it has a middle space that is gray. They were able to see that even though you can’t see God or feel his physically; you are able to see his work in your life, family and friends. That bad influences or friends can corrupt good morals. That God is the only one that won’t forsake you; that an action can create a chain reaction that will glorify the Lord. One teen gave a testimony and he said that when he was living in California the youth he was part of saw the movie and they decided to create a christian group in school and to eat all together in school during lunch and he tells that many youth that didn’t know Christ were able to come to his path through that action.

Psalm 138: 7-8

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me. The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your loving kindness, O LORD, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.

We as christian have the opportunity to create a big impact on this earth and the lives of it’s inhabitants. Jesus gave a commandment before parting from this world that we make disciples of the people living in it but have really done that.? It’s a question that we need to ask daily to ourselves.

Shalom💕💕💕🗣🗣🗣

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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.

Spiritual Goal🌻🌴🍂

John 3:30

He must increase, but I must decrease.”

It’s necessary for our flesh to decrease and for him to increase in us. All of us have a different character then the next brethren; however we can accomplish what we put before us in prayer or just a simple goal of life if our Lord is up front guiding us every step of the way. Life in Jesus Christ is not easy but it’s also not impossible as the gospel of Matthew says.

Matthew 16:24-26

Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.25 For whoever would save his life[a] will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.26 For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?”

Here Jesus is letting us know that we need to deny our wants for us to follow him if you don’t deny yourself; how can you follow Jesus.? The cross can have many interpretation I for one see it as the salvation but also the path to our Lord. He died there crucified; he denied the needs and wants of his own body and decided to follow the will of our Father. It wasn’t an easy trajectory but he got to the finish line.  In verse 26 For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul.” it speaks to my soul. because what do I have to gain in this world if I don’t have Jesus.? I would gain nothing because at the end i wouldn’t know what real and unconditional love is. A love that pursues and forgives unconditionally. No matter how many times you fall; or you feel like giving up God is always there to lift you up. Life is not a pure virgin bride as many would want but is a bride that has been soiled through mistakes and injustices  but there is a bridegroom that says ” I want you just like you are and I will pursue you until you become mine.” that’s our savior and now it’s time for us to take our cross( burdens) and walk with Jesus.

Colossians 2:6

 “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him”

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Redeemer🗣🗣🗣🗣🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

John 18:40

“Not this man,” they shouted, “but Barabbas!” (Now Barabbas was a insurrectionist.)

 

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Sorry I have been missing this couple of days but I been sick and things have happened. Today we are going to be talking about a story that many don’t pay attention to it and if we do we overlook it. I’m pretty sure the majority of us have seen the Passion Of Christ. I just love that movie I think the actor who portrayed Jesus was pretty good at it; it has become the film that stayed mostly true to the bible. But there are a couple of scenes that touched me and makes me cry when I watch it. But today we will talk about a certain scene and passage in the bible that I have overlooked or just makes me angry and confused and a lot of more emotions when I see and read it. That scene where Jesus is presented before the crowd  and Pilates asks the people of Israel to choose who they wanted to free; a criminal( Barabbas) or Jesus.

As soon as the chief priests and officers saw Him, they shouted, “Crucify Him! Crucify Him!”

Let’s focus on  Barabbas; he was a criminal( a murderer and a rebellious man who didn’t obey authority.) The Jews chose this man over the one that was healing and doing miracles because he called them out in their hypocrisy and religious behavior. In one side they had the Truth and the Way and on the other side they had Sin. Why would the jews free someone who after he was freed he most likely would have continue to be the same.? I never dwelled in that passage because I just saw the injustice of what was being done to our Savior, but now I have realised that the Father allowed this to happen because he loved Barabbas, in that moment he was still a sinner but still he loved that murderer and sinner of a man. He chose for the people of Israel to freed Barabbas because first of all if he had died without Jesus sacrifice he would have gone straight to hell without salvation. I mean we do not know what happened to him after he was freed because the bible doesn’t tell but Jesus had to die to give him the opportunity for repentance and salvation and to bring salvation to all of us.

Jesus answered, “You would have no authority over Me unless it were given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed Me over to you is guilty of greater sin.”

Something that always boggles my mind is that Jesus even knowing that his Father was not a simple thing he chose to go through it. I mean if I were in that position I would have begged and pleaded. Let’s be truthful we might think it’s easy but we forget is that his suffering was multiplied by the amount of sin he was carrying upon his shoulders when he was crucified. Can you imagine the level of pain that he went through when he was flogged and whipped. It say in the bible that his face and body was disfigured; chunks of meat were being pulled. I can’t imagine going through something like that and then when you are crucified that your father’s presences leaves you because of the amount of sin that is in your shoulders.

Matthew 27:46

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

We like to say grace, mercy and salvation is free but we forget the painful sacrifice and the blood that bought that. We take for granted what was bought through pain and blood; and we do with it what we want. We forget that in the old testament a sacrifice had to be done for the transgressions of sinners it wasn’t lightly. It say in the bible that Job sacrificed lambs for the transgressions of his family. Yes, Jesus came to do the ultimate sacrifice for you and I; but that does not give us the right to do whatever we want with it. Lets appreciate and change for better.

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P.S. Shalom.

End of Times❓❓❓‼️‼️🗣🗣🗣🌎🌎

2 Chronicles 7:14

” if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

This verse says it all; nowadays we are going through so many situations in this earth that we can’t find the solution. We says it’s Global warning for the hurricanes, fires and earthquakes that the earth is going through. We says racism, prejudice for the violence in our cities and countries. We say corrupt governments and politicians for the homeless, orphans, hungry people in the world. But we never say that if we let go of our pride and really seek God with all our hearts and turn from the wickedness that we love to do; he might heal our land and our people. As I was watching in the news this week three more hurricanes will impact United States bringing more catastrophic events to this country. America, the World, you and I have turned our backs to God and we have done whatever pleases us. As I was talking with one family member and she was telling me that God is a God of love and he will never let us suffer; It came to my mind that he would if he saw that we need it. For example we have the Israelite’s; they were sold to slavery or captivity by God I can’t even remember how many times😳😳😳that should tell you something; why you’re probably asking yourself.  Well it was because they were a rebellious nation; they did what they wanted. One moment they were worshiping God and the other they were worshiping pagan idols.

That’s what the world has become; when we are in dire situations we cry out ” God Help Us” but when our circumstances are going good we forget and immerse ourselves in carnal pleasure, vanity, money, violence and much more. We forget that our God is the same God of Israel; he is not just a loving God as how many of you see him and portray him. He is a God of wrath or doesn’t it tell you in the bible what he did to 2 sinful cities; he burned them down because he grew tired of those cities wickedness.Stop labeling our Father, Our God as vanilla because he is not just that side. Preach the Word as it is in the Word not for your convenience. Repent and pray for your cities, states, nations, neighbors and even the world because it is written that there would be signs before his coming and I believe we are starting to see it.

Luke 21:25-26
“There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among the nations, bewildered by the roaring of the sea and the surging of the waves”. 26″Men will faint from fear and anxiety over what is coming upon the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken”

Many of you might not like the way I’m talking about this but I’m tired of pastors, evangelists and regular christian people speak only about love, grace and prosperity.   They have forgotten to speak the Bible as it is; not just what will fill your churches up and your bank account. We have made our father’s house a market for our gain. Didn’t Jesus preach about the end of times? Didn’t he teach in parables about it? It is good that we preach about love and grace but instead of just speaking about it act upon it. What is happening right at this moment I truly believe that is a wake up call for the Church as whole; because we are separated instead of united and we are slumbering instead of being awake and prepared. Does it mean it gives me joy that hundreds even thousands of people will be homeless, in shelters and without money or food; no it does not. The hurricane Irma will hit in North Carolina which is the state I reside in. I’m not afraid because I believe in God’s covering and I have faith that he will guard us from danger; but we are united in prayer in our household and church for those states that this hurricane is going through. That God will be taking control and guarding his children all of them. Let’s unite in prayer every night, every moment that you have a chance to pray for 1 to 5 minutes or more every single day. God is asking his church to wake up; let’s arise each day with more faith and strength. Let’s pray more for our neighbors, nation and world that God be touching those hearts that are off his path.

Isaiah 41:10

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

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P.S. God bless Everyone & Shalom🗣🗣🙏🙏💕💕

Dream as Joseph…

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This blog post will be different. I want to say that whoever reads this post today, tomorrow or days to come will be able to understand and empathize with a race that the only thing we were looking for was a better life for our family and children’s.

As many of you have heard through news outlets today a big decision was made by the president of this country. That affected 800,000 millions of DREAMERS and I’m one of those 800,000 people.

I was brought to this country pretty young and with no knowledge of the language, culture and even weather. My country is a country that is in the middle of Central America; it’s not big nor small. However poverty and violence has increased in the mainland for various years. As I was saying when I was brought to this country I was young; I had to learn the language of this new country that would become my home. This country is suppose to be “Christian” that helps the needy and gives freedom to the millions of people that reside in it. I was wrong, my parents were wrong and even the world is wrong. Where is the love and the Christianity in this country that blames millions of children now adults for the faults of ignorant parents no actually hopeful parents for a brighter future for their sons and daughters. Where is the Christianity where people scream, rant or yell offensive remarks to people of color, race, religion or sexual orientation.Where is the love in the million of republicans and democrats that with their words insult and degrade a whole different race just because they are different. Has nobody learned from the history that the Bible teaches. Has no one learned from World War II that was initiated because of the misconception of the nazi minded people had on the Jewish race. Or from the Israelites slavery for hundreds of years.

In this moment I’m Joseph in the land of Egypt not knowing what God has prepare for me. There are over 800,000 millions youth, adults that are in fear because of the decision that was taken today. Am I worried? To be truthful I’m not. My faith is in the God that I serve and he is the mighty God that freed Israelites from the clutches  pharaoh. He is the God that gave them a whole nation. What I am is sad for this country because they are digging deeper into a whole that they won’t be able to get out. Don’t you know that many of the people that are DACA are christian youth and adults. What I want everyone to know and understand is this; we have a bigger God then your hatred for a race that has done nothing to you. We work hard for the things that we wear, use and eat. My parents have work all their lives providing for us, they have paid taxes in every single thing in this country. Why are we discriminated just because we are human beings with needs. God protects his children in their time of need and I truly believe he is doing that. What I am is sad and sickened of a humanity that discriminates just because of color, race, religion and even sexual orientation. In my heart of heart I love every single one of you. I just hope to provide the words that God has put in my heart and mind to write to you. It depends in your part to accept those words and change your way of life if you truly accept that there is a living God that loves you and wants you.

Many people in the world not just America are narrow minded. They think they know everything and they judge based on their emotions and opinions without seeing the human side of it. They are so egotistical, prideful, haters and discriminatory but still the Lord wants to work in their lives. Sometimes I wonder why hasn’t God destroyed this awful earth that at the end we are just a waste of space in the whole galaxy but then in my mind I would remember that verse where Jesus reprimands his disciples for their outrage because a village rejected the savior.

“And when His disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, just as Elijah did?”

“But He turned and rebuked them, and said, “You do not know what manner of spirit you are of.”

For the Son of Man did not come to destroy men’s lives but to save them. ” And they went to another village.”

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The only thing left to do for us to do is to pray for this type of people. I also catch myself in the act of being that type of person sometimes. And the Holy Spirit reprimands me because I won’t change a person through hate, violence and racism. But through love, kindness, meekness, joy and all the fruits of the Holy Spirit. I pray that God touches your lives and opens your eyes not to just your own needs but those who don’t have the same privilege as you. And I hope every brother and sister in Christ unites in prayer for this decision that OUR president took and God bless his life and family but most importantly that he continues to guide him and has mercy on him. There are millions of brothers and sisters in need in this country that serve the same Living God that you do. The only thing that has protected them from this troubling waters has been his mercy and mighty hand.

I want everyone to elevate from this racist and insignificant mentality that we have. That the problems of others are not our inconvenience. Do something, open your mouth, write on your blog, make a video, protest peacefully but do something. Don’t stay in the same mentality choose love instead of hate, meekness instead of being prideful.  Show humanity and compassion to the one in need. We dreamers are your neighbors, lawyers, school teacher, bloggers, some are your kids best friend and are your brothers and sisters in Christ.

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via Daily Prompt: Elevate

BROKEN VESSEL⚱️🔨💔

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What does God want from you? Or from us? Have you asked yourselves that question.

About four days ago we receive a nice surprise from a family friend; she came to visit from the state of Texas.  And as we were talking a few days ago; she said to me something that brought me an epiphany. She said that she might not be a Christian( repented); but she believes on God and she beliefs that she has a purpose bigger then were she is at right at this moment. As we were talking she kept telling me this stuff with a passion; I could see in her eyes the love for God and for people in need. I kept thinking to myself; ” Lord the purpose you have for this woman is bigger than what we might think or see.” I believe that God will call her; when she is ready to come to his path and from what I seen and know of her; her ministry might be a missionary one.

Luke 5:8

“But Simon Peter, when he saw it, fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.”

But that’s not the point of this blog post. I came to the realization that people outside of the church or unbelievers think of us( Christ followers) as too neat. I don’t know if you are starting to understand where I’m heading or what I’m trying to say here. When Jesus found the twelve men that were going to become his disciples; men that would later become preachers of the Gospel and fishermen of souls and men. He called men and women that were full of flaws and sin. He did not call people that were too neat or full of themselves. I just love that phrase that Peter says to Jesus;

Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.” 

‭This phrase has such a deep meaning imagine this guy falling to his knees after seeing the magnitude of Jesus power and knowing he was the Messiah. Of course he wasn’t without flaws because he did doubt actually all the disciples doubted Jesus at one point or another; however they continue to walk on the path they had chosen even though they were hunt down as animals and tortured; just for spreading Jesus love and word to the needy and proud ones too.

 

All these pieces
Broken and scattered
In mercy gathered
Mended and whole
Empty handed
But not forsaken
I’ve been set free
I’ve been set free

Amazing grace
How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost
But now I’m found
Was blind but now I see

 

What God want from us; is for us to come to his presence with need. Broken and with our hearts bared. Because how is he going to touch or change our lives or even manifest his presence and power into our lives with such haughtiness and even proudness. He wants hearts that need love, compassion and healing most of all. The word even says it in;

‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭1:28-29‬ 

  “and the base things of the world, and the things that are despised, did God choose you and the things that are not, that he might bring to nought the things that are: that no flesh should glory before God.”

All the miracles that Jesus did were to people that to the standards of most Israelites as garbage. He did miracle to the possessed, the blind, the ill and to the ones in need. Yes, Jesus preached about love and humbleness because back in that time the Israelites and the higher priests were men and women that were filled with proudness and vanity for the things that they had. But they never saw or even cared about the needs of the people that they despised. And that’s what Jesus looked after; and that is what he wants from you and I. For us to be bared( Spiritually) to him; he sees the flaws and he loves us for them. We are his creation and made in his image.

Let’s be humble each day more and more. Let’s forget about the wants of our flesh but let’s remember the wants and needs of our eternal Father.

P.S. Love you Guys and I hope everyone had a nice Happy Fourth of July week. God Bless and talk to you guys next time, don’t forget to share, like or comment on the blog❤️💙❤️💛💕💕😍😍😘😘😘

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..