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FIRST BE RECONCILED WITH YOUR BROTHER

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | October 4, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – FIRST BE RECONCILED WITH YOUR BROTHER.

Matt 5:23 – Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, 24 leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Phm 1:12   I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds: Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:   Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

Beloved, saints and believers of old have one unique virtue that you must imbibe and embrace.  They took God’s words seriously and lived with eternity in view.  One of the things God commanded His faithful saints to do to please Him and prepare them to live with Him eternally,  was to ensure their past wrongs were corrected.

Ecclesiastes 3:15  That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.

Paul apostle was conscious of this  lifestyle all His days. At a particular time in his  life,  he was imprisoned . While there a young man was brought to the prison who absconded from his master after defrauding him. The long arm of the law caught up with him eventually and was kept in prison,  where Paul was.
According to Paul”s manner,  he preached the Gospel to him and he became a devoted believer very very useful to Paul apostle.  When he got to know what brought him to proson,  he did something very commendable,  which you to must do as a Bible believing beluever.
This converts name was  Onesimus and his  master’s name ,  who also was a faithful  and beloved  believrer  known to  Paul apostle was Philemon
Now when  Onesimus completed his time of imprisonment  and was to be realised.  Paul instead of  keeping him,  even though now very useful to him and  would have loved to stay  with him ,  sent him back to his master.  He did what the Bible referred to as restitution,  correcting our past wrongs.  See it.

Phm 1:10Phm 1:12   I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds: Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:   Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

See what he did ,  before he was brought up prison and met Paul apostle.

Philemon 1:13  Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:

Phm 1:17Phm 1:20  If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself. If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee ought, put that on mine account; I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides. Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord.

Paul promised , to pay back to  Philemon,  all the money  Onesimus stole that led to his imprisonment.  He helped him to correct his past wrongs.  Pause a little here.  Have you corrected your past wrongs?  Have you done your restitution?  If you are going to be like Bible days saints and believers  and you really wants to  live with God at eternity,  you must do your restitution s  and correct your past wrongs.
See what the Bible has to say about various restitution,  God expects believers of all ages and you in particular to do.
1  Marriage : if you  have divorced your spouse  to marry another. 

Gen 20:6Gen 20:7  And God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her. Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore her not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that are thine.

2. Stolen things: if you have stollen to enrich yourself,  before your conversion. 

Exo 22:1Exo 22:5  IIf a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.  If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him. If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.  If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man’s field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.

3. Restoration of  things gotten through deception.  If you have deceived others to be rich before your conversion. 

Lev 6:1Lev 6:5  And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the Lord, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour; Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein: Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found, Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.

4. Restitution  done to the Lord,  when you can not locate the person defrauded. . If you can not locate the person you defrauded.  Do it to the Lord.  Drop it in the  offering box of your church. 

Num 5:5Num 5:8  And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against the Lord, and that person be guilty; Then they shall confess their sin which they have done: and he shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, and add unto it the fifth part thereof, and give it unto him against whom he hath trespassed. But if the man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto the Lord, even to the priest; beside the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him.

Paying back debts. Endeavor to pay back your debts to those you are owing.

Ezk 33:14Ezk 33:16  Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right; If the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die. None of his sins that he hath committed shall be mentioned unto him: he hath done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live.

May God help you  to obey Him.  This is a very important requirement for living with God in eternity.  If you don’t want to correct your past as outlined  above.  Don’t bother about eternity with God.  But if you really wants to live with God eternally,  which I am persuaded is your goal.
Then make sure you correct  your past.  The good Lord shall help you in particular  in Jesus name.

Ecclesiastes 3:15  That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.

Dearly  beloved, you know that Jesus our Lord is the truth personified.  He knows the truth,  through and through.

John 14:6  Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Jesus said ,  the only thing that authenticate the biblical salvation of all His believers of all ages including you is restitution.  See it.

Luk 19:8Luk 19:9  And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.

It means any believer who fails to correct his  or her past does not have biblical salvation,  that can earn the person eternity with Him.  Please attach importance to the words of  our Lord.
He went  further  to encourage anyone who wants to  serve Him and be rewarded  in eternity for such services,  to correct their pasts  and do their restitution.

Mat 5:23Mat 5:24  Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

This  was what the blessed Holy Spirit  reemphasized through apostle Paul.  See it.

Phm 1:10Phm 1:12   I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds: Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:   Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

Remember every time you do wrong,  you sinned against God and man.

Acts 24:16  And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men.

So if you secure forgiveness from God by repenting.  You must do same with man ,  that you have offended.  See Paul,  apologizing to a leader  that wronged him. That was restitution.

Act 23:1Act 23:5  And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth. Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou to judge me after the law, and commandest me to be smitten contrary to the law? And they that stood by said, Revilest thou God’s high priest? Then said Paul, I wist not, brethren, that he was the high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people.

It is very important to do restitution in marriage if you intends to live with God in eternity.
Marriage is monogamy not polygamy  and it is for lifetime.

Mat 19:5Mat 19:6  And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

Jesus said while your spouse is alive ,  if you abandon him or her and marrry  another.  You are an adulterer.  If you die in the condition or rapture  takes place.  Such a person is a candidate of he’ll and damnation.

Mar 10:11 — Mar 10:12  And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her. And if a woman shall put away her husband, and be married to another, she committeth adultery.

The samevthing  Jesus said  was affirmed by the blessed Holy Spirit . See it.

Rom 7:2Rom 7:3  For the woman which hath an husband is bound by the law to her husband so long as he liveth; but if the husband be dead, she is loosed from the law of her husband. So then if, while her husband liveth, she be married to another man, she shall be called an adulteress: but if her husband be dead, she is free from that law; so that she is no adulteress, though she be married to another man.

You can only remarry in  the Lord ,  that is marry a Christian,  when you lawful spouse died.

1 Corinthians 7:39  The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

Dearly beloved,  please do your restitutions.  Eternity is very important.  God bless you.
Friend,  if your desire to  partake in the dawning rapture shall be actualised,  then give attention to  correct your past  and do your restitutions,  as Paul did.

Phm 1:10Phm 1:12   I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds: Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:   Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

God required correction of the past from every  intending  pilgrims who wants to  live with Him eternally.  Since that is your goal.  It shall be  accomplished in Jesus name.  So do your restitution and correct  your past wrongs.

Ecclesiastes 3:15  That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and

Jesus,  your redeemer,  that paid a shameful and painful price to redeemed  you said,  your salvation is not authentic and acceptable in heaven,  until it is joined with correction of your past,  which is doing  your restitution.

Luk 19:8Luk 19:9  And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold. And Jesus said unto him, This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.

Remember if you will avoid  being part of great tribulations,  that shall begin immediately after  the  imminent  rapture,  you must be obedient to the entirety of His words in the Bible.  One of such words  is restitution.  Have you done it? Endeavor to do it,  to help you  partake in the rapture.

Rev 3:10Rev 3:11  Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.

Jesus said,  any of His  words  not obeyed  by anyone and everyone  shall  judge the  person at the last day.  One of such words,  is restitution.  Make sure you do it.

Jn 12:46Jn 12:48  I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

The good Lord shall help you in particular to be wise unto salvation in Jesus  name.
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WE ARE BEING JUSTIFIED BY GOD’S GRACE

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | October 3, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – WE ARE BEING JUSTIFIED BY GOD’S GRACE

 

Titus 3:7. That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Beloved, the mainspring and the mainstay while saints in Bible days and in our contemporary times abandoned all to serve the Lord, wholeheartedly   is  the prized,  enviable inheritance we will jointly have with Christ  our Bridegroom for all  eternity. It shall not elude you in Jesus name.

Rom 8:15Rom 8:17  For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

Beloved, the singular reason why you are severely challenged by the devil,  is to make you loose this great  enviable inheritance.  But he devil  and his cohorts shall abysmally fail in Jesus name.  See what the scriptures say.

Isaiah 7:7  Thus saith the Lord God, It shall not stand, neither shall it come to pass..

Isa 8:9Isa 8:13  Associate yourselves, O ye people, and ye shall be broken in pieces; and give ear, all ye of far countries: gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces; gird yourselves, and ye shall be broken in pieces. Take counsel together, and it shall come to nought; speak the word, and it shall not stand: for God is with us. For the Lord spake thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying, Say ye not, A confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid.  Sanctify the Lord of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and let him be your dread.

Isaiah 44:25  That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Beloved,  your biblical redemption has justified you to become a heir to God and joint-heirs with Christ. See it.

Titus 3:7. That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life

Remember Jesus shall do everything to help you to partake in  this inheritance,  so whatever challenges,  that might come your way before you see Christ,  your faithful Bridegroom,  never ever deny Him.

2Ti 2:112Ti 2:13  It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

Romans 8:18  For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
 Beloved,  see how Bible days believers  attained  this  glorious prized  inheritance.  You must determinedly do sane.  The good  Lord shall help you in Jesus name.

Heb 11:13 — Heb 11:16 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country. And truly, if they had been mindful of that country from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned. But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.

Dearly beloved, is it not wonderful that you are  a  celebrated wife to Christ,  the King of kings and Lord of lords,  your faithful Bridegroom?

Mat 9:14 — Mat 9:15. Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bridechamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? but the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then shall they fast

The nuptial ceremony shall take place immediately after the dawning rapture.  As we assemble with Christ  in the air.  He shall from their lead the enthorage to the venue of the marriage supper.  You must there and you shall be there in Jesus name.

Rev 19:6Rev 19:8  And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

No wonder Jesus assured  the believers in Bible days and by extension,  believers  of all ages,  which includes you, that He shall come again to receive them to  Himself.

Jn 14:1 — Jn 14:3. Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

In addition to this unfailing assurance,  He spent quality time to pray for them,  never to miss the certain future wedding,  He shall have with them,  that shall make them to become joint-heirs with Him.

John 17:24  Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

No marvel,  the blessed  Holy  Spirit,  who Himself,  shall lead us from earth to meet  our Lord in the air,  encourage believers  of all ages,  especially you, to live a lifestyle,  now that shall ensure you don’t miss out of the heir inheritance.  It shall not elude you in particular in Jesus name.

Titus 3:7. That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

See it affirmed and never give in to any challenge of this present time,  thet can make you to miss it. You shall not miss out in Jesus name.

Rom 8:14 — Rom 8:18. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.  For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Friend, as you consider the happenings globally,  you should be more persuaded that the end time is here and the rapture is dawning.  This is a comforting news for you in particular.  See what the Bible says.

1Th 4:151Th 4:18  For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.

The news about the imminent rapture should so much comfort you, because, you in particular,  shall become heir of God and joint-heirs with Christhe for all eternity.

Titus 3:7. That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life

Then because this is your earnest  expectation,  you must be biblically righteous.  This is the singular requisite for all the intending brides of Christ.  See it.

Rev 19:6Rev 19:8  And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.

In addition,  you must endeavor to overcome self, the flesh and the world.

Rev 3:21. To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.

Friend ,  when you wholeheartedly do these and ensure your garment is not stained with sin,  but is being made whiter  than snow through the ceaseless  crimson blood at calvary.  Then the prized enviable  inheritance of becoming heirs and joint-heirs with Christ,  shall not elude you in particular in Jesus name.

Rev 7:9Rev 7:17. After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen. And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

 

The following are the details of courses.
SECTION #1: Kingdom Character for Ministers
SECTION #2: Ministry Concentration, church Administration, History, homiletics and Identifying your call.
Section #3: Ministerial communication, Sociology and Music etc.
You can either reach us via e-mail @ info@clcbconline.com or clcbc7@gmail.com. Or either of these lines.
+2348037157762
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Jesus is Lord forever

BE GENTLE, SHOWING MEEKNESS UNTO ALL MEN

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | October 2, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – BE GENTLE, SHOWING MEEKNESS UNTO ALL MEN

 

Tit 3:2  Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Beloved, never ever be surprised  as you see the unbelievers around you  perpetrating  evil,  cruelty and indescribable wickedness.  This is because the world will never ever change,  until the Lord will destroyed it  at the end of time. The unbelievers  shall continue in their crookedness and perverseness.

Philippians 2:15  That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

There are two reasons while the world and it’s people shall continue in crokedness  and cruelty.
1. The world had been sold out to saran,  when Adam sinned  at Eden. 

Luk 4:6Luk 4:7  And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it. If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.

2.  Satan the god of this world is here, knowing fully that,  this is his hour,  but then, his time is running out.

2Co 4:32Co 4:4  But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

This is his hour.

Luk 22:53  When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

But his time is running our,  the end of time is here.

Rev 12:11Rev 12:12  And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

Beloved,  because of all the above reasons,  the unbelievers in the world  will remain unchanged and will not read the Bible  through which they could  be saved.  However,  believers  of all ages and that includes you are supposed to shine as light.  Not joining them in their perversion,  but becoming  the Bible or epistle,  that the unbelievers in the world must read and be converted.

Philippians 2:15  That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world

Beloved this is the reason why you as a  believer  have two  major assignments to promote the glory of God.
1. You must be a  good citizen ,  performing  your civic duties in your nation  and supporting the government of your nation to administer justice and equity.
2. You must be a shining light or epistle  through which  unbelievers  can be converted.
See how the Bible affirmed these two major assignments.

Tit 3:1Tit 3:2  Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Beloved ,  see  examples of saints in Bible days  that fulfilled these two roles.
1. Joseph as a prime minister in Egypt,  never  embesseled  the fund of the nation.  He judiciously managed it with integrity and carried the entire funds to  Pharaoh,  the monarch.

Gen 47:14  And Joseph gathered up all the money that was found in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, for the corn which they bought: and Joseph brought the money into Pharaoh’s house.

2. Daniel as a president in  Babylon performed his duties faithfully and was preferred.

Dan 6:3Dan 6:4  Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm. Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

3. The believers at Antioch during the Bible days were shining light to their communities,  to the point that the idol worshippers  named them Christians,  meaning little Christ.

Acts 11:26  And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

Beloved,  these two major assignments has  God given  believers of all ages,  especially you to bring glory to Him and advanced the kingdom of Christ on earth.  Don’t ever,  ever forget. See the commandments of God to ensure they are carried out.

Lev 19:35Lev 19:36  Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am the Lord your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt

Pro 16:11 — Pro 16:12 A just weight and balance are the Lord’s: all the weights of the bag are his work. It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

Jeremiah 29:7  And seek the peace of the city whither I have caused you to be carried away captives, and pray unto the Lord for it: for in the peace thereof shall ye have peace.

Psa 122:6Psa 122:8  Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.  Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions’ sakes,  I will now say, Peace be within thee.

May the Lord find you faithful in discharging these major assignments in Jesus name.
Dearly  beloved, we give all glory to God for given us Jesus,  our singular,  perfect example.  During His earthly ministry,  He did exactly what He taught,  faithfully  and definitionally.

Acts 1:1  The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach

1. He taught believers of  all ages and that includes you to be law abiding and  good citizens in their respective nations. 

Mat 22:17Mat 22:21  Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? They say unto him, Caesar’s. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.

2. He did exactly what He taught. 

Mat 17:24Mat 17:27  And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute? He saith, Yes. And when he was come into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute? of their own children, or of strangers? Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free. Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

Now ,  He commanded believers of all ages including you to do what He did.

Mat 5:13Mat 5:16  Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Now,  the blessed Holy Spirit through apostle Paul,  reemphasised  the same thing ,  to believers of all ages and you in particular. See it.

Tit 3:1Tit 3:2  Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

See how the Bible severally affirmed this.

Rom 13:1Rom 13:10  Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God’s ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.  Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. 

1Ti 2:11Ti 2:2  I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

1Pe 2:131Pe 2:14  Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

Receive grace to do accordingly in Jesus name.
Friend, no doubt the end time is here and the rapture is dawning. But then only believers with integrity,  living exemplary biblical lifestyle shall partake.  I am persuaded that you shall partake in Jesus name. So continue to be faithful,  shining as light and advancing  the  kingdom of  Christ.

Tit 3:1Tit 3:2  Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Don’t bother yourself  with the crocked and pervesness  of unbelievers around you. Shine as light and draw them to Christ.

Philippians 2:15  That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Friend,  you have abundance and sufficient  grace to accomplish this task seemlessly.

Tit 2:11Tit 2:12  For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Doing this shall  guarantee either  your eternal well-being with enviable rewards  or  readiness  for the  dawning  rapture.

Rev 22:11Rev 22:12  He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.  And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

 

 

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In All Things Show Thyself a Pattern of Good Works.

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 29, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – In All Things Show Thyself a Pattern of Good Works.

Titus 2:7  In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity.

Beloved., God your loving Father is a  person of integrity. He always do what He says. This virtue make God the most loving and very very unfortunate,  the most strict.
This virtue must make you tremble before God and never ever take Him for granted.  See these two  people.  Adam, and  Lot’s wife,.
1. Adam

Gen 2:15Gen 2:17. And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Gen 3:17Gen 3:19. And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

Gen 3:23Gen 3:24. Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

God never changed His mind. He did exactly what He said, He would do to Adam  for disobedience.
Lot’s wife.

Gen 19:15Gen 19:17  And when the morning arose, then the angels hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city. And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
She received unmerited mercy of deliverance through the prayer of Abraham,  but was damned,  now in hell through disobedience to inconsequential commandment.

Genesis 19:29. And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.

Genesis 19:26. But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.

Beloved as you seriously consider what happened to these two people,  then you must attach so much importance to all the commandments of God ,most especially  this one below.  This is because it is the reason why some so called saints of God shall be found missing at eternity.  This shall never be your portion.  So attach importance to it. See it.

Ezk 3:17Ezk 3:19. Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand. Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.

See how the blessed Holy Spirit amplifies it.

John 8:12. Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

Jesus Christ our Lord is the light to the church. He gave us exemplary lifestyle to follow.

1 Peter 2:21. For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

The church and that is referring to you in particular.  Don’t ever forget.  Is   the light of the world.  You are the church,  the light of the world.

Mat 5:14Mat 5:16. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

Philippians 2:15. That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as light  in the world;

THE  WORLD WILL  NOT  READ THE BIBLE. SO THEY  SHALL NOT BE SAVED.  BUT THEY WILL READ THE BIBLE THROUGH YOUR  EXEMPLARY LIFESTYLE,  AS THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD  AND BE CONVERTED.. You  are the epistle that the  world must read for their  conversion.

2Co 3:2. Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men:

Zch 8:23. Thus saith the Lord of hosts;In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold out of all languages of the nations,even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying,We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.

Beloved,  the reason why some believers shall be conspicuously missing in heaven,  shall be because,  the world around them perished and God will request their blood in their hands, because they failed to show good example.  See what the Bible says.

Titus 2:7  In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity

1 Timothy 4:12. Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

See what God said about these people.
Noah

Genesis 7:1. And the Lord said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

Job

Job 1:8. And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?

John the Baptist

Jn 5:33Jn 5:35. Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth. But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved. He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

Beloved,  pause a little and be very sincere to yourself.  How will God describe your profession as a believer?  Are you a  light, ?  An  epistle through which unbelievers can read the Bible  and be saved?
Remember God wants you to be an  example through which the world around you shall be converted.  Don’t leet Him ask their blood from your hands, because of your  inability to shine as lights,  like Lot in Sodom,  before God destroyed them with fire.
BUT THEN WHEN YOU AS A SHINNING LIGHT TURN THEM TO RIGHTEOUSNESS  AND THEY ARE CONVERTED, YOU HAVE  A  PRIZED REWARD AWAITING YOU  AT ETERNITY.  This shall surely be your portion in Jesus name.

Daniel 12:3. And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Dearly beloved,  the scriptures reveals to believers of all ages that Jesus our Lord ,  lived  exemplary lifestyle during His earthly ministry  for them and you in particular to follow.

John 8:12  Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 13:15  For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.

John 17:17  Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

Hebrews 7:26  For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

Believers of all ages and you in particular,  by determinedly following the  exemplary lifestyle of Jesus,  shall become light of  the world.  When you follow the exemplary lifestyle of Jesus,  you become little Christ,  called  Christian, shinning as He shined,  during His earthly ministry.

Acts 11:26  And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.

This  shall  make you to become   good  examples for unbelievers to  emulate,  follow and be converted.

1Th 1:51Th 1:8  For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake. And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost: So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia. For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.

This is the singular prized rewarding assignment,  that our Lord,  gave all believers,  especially you. See it.

Titus 2:7  In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity.

1 Timothy 4:12  Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

1 Thessalonians 2:10  Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

Dearly beloved,  is there anything your spouse ,  your children,  your parents,  your siblings,  your close and extended  family members,  your neighbours and your colleagues are  seeing and turning them to Christ?  Are you a  good example or you are compromising with them to avoid persecution?  Are you a light in their darkness?
God”s  only assignment for you is to shine as light and facilities conversion of unbelievers.  May God help you to fulfil this rewardable  mandate in Jesus name.

Luk 1:16Luk 1:17  And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be

Friend, as you check the cloud of witnesses of saints in heaven ,  presently,  you shall discover  that they were those who shined as light,  when they were on this side of heaven.   Think of  the following saints :
Joseph :

Gen 39:7Gen 39:9  And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand; There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Daniel :

Daniel 1:8  But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

Ezekiel 14:14  Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord God.

Friend,  as you prepare for the dawning  rapture,  one thing that shall guarantee your readiness is your exemplary  lifestyle and  Christ likenesses.

Titus 2:7  In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity.

1 Timothy 4:12  Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Philippians 2:15  That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

1 Thessalonians 2:10  Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

Friend ,  something is reserved in heaven for us.

1 Peter 1:4  To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,

They are reserved for those who through their exemplary lifestyle and lips  advanced the kingdom of Christ.
The grace of God is given  primarily to believers and you in especially to accomplish this  laudable prized rewardable assignment.

Tit 2:11Tit 2:13  For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

This alone shall guarantee partaking in the imminent event. May the Lord find you faithful,  doing this singular assignment of saints in Jesus name.
The following are the details of courses.
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SECTION #2: Ministry Concentration, church Administration, History, homiletics and Identifying your call.
Section #3: Ministerial communication, Sociology and Music etc.
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IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE WHICH GOD THAT CAN NOT LIE

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 28, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional –  IN HOPE OF ETERNAL LIFE

 

Titus 1:2  In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Beloved,  I earnestly pray for you that you will not be a miserable person in Jesus name.  But as you look at almost  ninety five percent of those that profess religion or to be believers globally.  They are classified and described by the Bible as miserable people.
Remember God has so many transient things that can make you to be fulfilled here on this side of heaven.
I pray He will bountifully give them to you in Jesus name.  In addition to this transient  things.  He has one enduring eternal gift. Unfortunately,  majority of these miserable believers  ,  pursue only the transient things and despise the  most important gift of life eternal.  You shall not fall into the category of these miserable believers.  See this.

Ecc 3:13  And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

Ecc 5:18  Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

1 Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;

Beloved if because of perishable things you are seeking God,  see how the Bible describe you.

1 Corinthians 15:19  If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

Rev 3:15Rev 3:19  I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see. As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

Beloved,  if you are not going to be  part of these miserable believers,  then embrace and receive this promised eternal life,  a gift from God the Father.

Titus 1:2  In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

The promised gift had  been fulfilled.

Jn 3:16Jn 3:17  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Romans 5:8  But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 8:32  He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Beloved,  now that God had fulfilled this promise  through the shameful and painful death of His only begotten Son. See His wishes.

1Ti 2:31Ti 2:4  For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

2 Peter 3:9  The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

Ezekiel 33:11  Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

See, He is willing to forgive humanity whatever they have done wrong for them to have this enduring eternal gift.  I am persuaded you have received this gift.  Please don’t allow it to elude you.  The consequence is devastating.  It shall never be  your portion.

Mic 7:18Mic 7:19 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.  He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.

Dearly beloved, Jesus Christ,  our Lord was the fulfilment of this great promise of God.

Titus 1:2  In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

See how our Lord fulfilled this great promise. 
1. He stopped the onslaught of satan since the fall at Eden and restored dignity back to humanity. Hallelujah. 

John 10:10  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

2. He became the gracious deoendable Shepherd of His followers of all ages. 

John 10:11  I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.

3. He gave them eternal life  ,  that guarantees their  safety from eternal damnation. 

Jn 10:27Jn 10:28  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

4. He gave them agape love.  

John 15:13  Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

5. His keeping and praying for us from straying away from the narrow way that leads to life eternal. 

John 17:12  While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.

John 17:15  I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

He showed them exemplary lifestyle through which they could secure the life  eternal.

John 17:19  And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

Lastly He prayed for them to make life eternal and live with Him forever.

John 17:24  Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

The blessed Holy Spirit working in unison with Jesus come to reaffirm this great promise of God. See it.

Titus 1:2  In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

The scriptures affirmed them severally.  See them

Romans 5:21  That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 6:23  For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 Timothy 6:12  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

1Ti 6:171Ti 6:19  Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

1Jo 5:111Jo 5:13 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

May God see to it that this  great gift does not elude you in Jesus name.
Friend,  if you truly wants to be part of the dawning rapture, then with your whole weight lean only on the promised eternal life ,  from the  Father and His Son,  Jesus Christ,  our Lord and Saviour.

Titus 1:2  In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

John 17:2  As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

John 17:3  And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

This  is because there are two certain eternal ends awaiting every humanity and you in particular.

Mat 25:46  And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

The only few wise believers that shall live in eternity with God  or partake  in  this imminent event are those that commit themselves to doing the  following  three things.
See them.
1. Lean wholly on His redemptive works alone for your eternal wellbeing. 

Jn 3:14Jn 3:15  And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

2.  Leave all  pursuit of ephemera  and fully follow Jesus alone. 

Mar 10:28 — Mar 10:30  Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee. And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel’s, But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.

3. Trustfully  and unquestionably  obey His directional voice through the scriptures. 

Jn 10:27Jn 10:28  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

Receive grace to do them in Jesus name.
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DELIVERED FROM EVERY EVIL WORKS AND PRESERVED…

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 27, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – DELIVERED FROM EVERY EVIL WORKS AND PRESERVED FOR HEAVEN

 

2Ti 4:18  Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Beloved,   there is a sharp and remarkable difference between saints  and believers of old and in Bible days  compared with today’s  professed believers.  The  abiding presence of  God does not matter to them,  once their immediate  nerds are met.
But Bible days saints and believers  will do away with anything,  no matter what benefits they derive from those things,  if it will take away the abiding presence of God from them.  Moses told God that if God’s  presence will not go with them.  He said they would not want to go to the promised land.  See it.

Exo 33:14Exo 33:16 And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. And he said unto him, If thy presence go not with me, carry us not up hence. For wherein shall it be known here that I and thy people have found grace in thy sight? is it not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth.

Pause  here ,  are you  like Moses?  Will you  trade God’s abiding presence  with anything,  no matter what benefits you are getting from such thing . You need to  amend your  ways  and be like Moses.

Jer 7:3 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Beloved,  because saints of old treasure the abiding presence of  God more than anything.  See  what God was doing with them.
1. Joshua. 

Jos 1:5Jos 1:9  There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them. Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

2. King David. 

Psa 91:1Psa 91:12  He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.  Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;  Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.  Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.  For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

3. The nation of Israel. 

Isa 43:1Isa 43:5 But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee;and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee. Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.  Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;

4. Abraham 

Genesis 15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

5. The three Hebrews. 

Dan 3:14Dan 3:25Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up? Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands? Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up. Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego: therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more than it was wont to be heated. And he commanded the most mighty men that were in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and to cast them into the burning fiery furnace. Then these men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. Therefore because the king’s commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king. He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.

6. Daniel. 

Dan 6:16Dan 6:23 Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee. And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel. Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting: neither were instruments of musick brought before him: and his sleep went from him. Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste unto the den of lions. And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice unto Daniel: and the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions? Then said Daniel unto the king, O king, live for ever. My God hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions’ mouths, that they have not hurt me: forasmuch as before him innocency was found in me; and also before thee, O king, have I done no hurt. Then was the king exceeding glad for him, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he believed in his God.

Beloved,  God will do same and more for you too,  from now on. But give priority to things of God.

Col 3:1Col 3:2  If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

Dearly beloved,  during the earthly ministry of Jesus ,  He never lost the abiding presence of His Father in heaven.  Even when He was to face the cross and His followers abandoned Him. God ”s presence was still with Him. See if.

Jn 16:32  Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

What price did He  pay for this to be possible?  If you too desire the presence of the Father,  you shall need to pay  the same price.

Jn 8:29  And he that sent me is with me: the Father hath not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.

Jesus our Lord promsed  Bible days believers and by extension believers of all ages,  especially you. The same abiding presence.   See them.

Matthew 28:20  Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Mark 16:20  And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

Jn 14:18Jn 14:19  I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.

He promised it and even prayed for them and today’s believers  to be kept from evil .

Jn 17:14Jn 17:15   I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

It was this same abiding presence  of the Lord that the blessed Holy Spirit assures all believers  shall avail for them timely and all through  their lives  This unique priveledge  is for you too. Praise God.  See it.

2Ti 4:172Ti 4:18  Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

See how other Bible passages confirmed it.

Heb 13:5Heb 13:6  Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

See the  realities of the  promise.

Act 18:9Act 18:10  Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace: For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.

Acts 23:11  And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.

Act 27:18Act 27:25  And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship; And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship. And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was then taken away. But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss. And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man’s life among you, but of the ship. For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve, Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before Caesar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee. Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.

What God did for the Bible days believers shall be done to you too in Jesus name. Give attention to eternal things  and you too shall enjoy this uncommon privilege in Jesus name.
Friend,  God’s abiding presence will go along way to prepare you for the dawning rapture. This is because if anything is potent enough to separate God”s presence from anyone.  That sane thing shall disqualify the person from readiness  of this imminent event. You shall not be  disqualified in Jesus name. So sustain the presence of God in your life.  Don’t trade it for anything.

2Ti 4:172Ti 4:18  Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve me unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

God’s presence shall guarantee your deliverance from evils  before the  event shall take place. You shall be delivered from all evils in Jesus name.

2 Corinthians 1:10  Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;

2 Thessalonians 3:3  But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.

2 Peter 2:9  The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished

Jude 1:24  Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

Friend see what you need to do to sustain the abiding presence of  Jesus and be prepared for the rapture..

Jn 10:27Jn 10:28  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

Never allow anything and anyone to hinder you from following Jesus and obeying His voice.  The good Lord shall help you in particular in Jesus name.
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SECTION #2: Ministry Concentration, church Administration, History, homiletics and Identifying your call.
Section #3: Ministerial communication, Sociology and Music etc.
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THAT THE MAN OF GOD MAY BE PERFECT FOR GOOD WORKS

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 26, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – THAT THE MAN OF GOD MAY BE PERFECT AND FURNISHED FOR GOOD WORKS

2Ti 3:17  All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Beloved,  the greatest gift saints and Bible days believers enjoyed most from God,  your loving Father,  was  His  unfailing ,  unchanging,  eternal word.   All that Noah,  Abraham,  Moses,  Joshua had and they did extraordinary  exploits were the dependable words of God. See an instance.

Gen 15:5Gen 15:6  And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Rom 4:18Rom 4:21  Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara’s womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.

The reasons while they believe the word of God could be summarised as follows :
1. Settled forever in heaven. 

Psalms 119:89 For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.

2. None of God’s word can fail.  

Isa 34:16Isa 34:17 Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them. And he hath cast the lot for them, and his hand hath divided it unto them by line: they shall possess it for ever, from generation to generation shall they dwell therein

3. It will do exactly what it says. 

Isaiah 55:11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

Luke 1:45  And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord.

4. God magnified His words more than His name. 

Psa 138:2  I will worship toward thy holy temple,and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth:for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

5. His words are the pathway for prosperity and success. 

Joshua 1:8  This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

6. His words guaranteed healing ,  deliverance and good health. 

Exodus 15:26  And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for

 I am the Lord that healeth thee.

Psalms 107:20  He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.

7. God”s words  revealed   the way to greatness and headship. 

Proverbs 22:29 Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

Deu 28:1Deu 28:2  And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God.

8. God’s words keeps them from falling into satanic snares. 

Proverbs 1:33  But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

Pro 22:3  A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself:but the simple pass on, and are punished.

9. God”s words showed them the pathway to eternity with God. 

Isa 35:8Isa 35:9 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for those: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein. No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast shall go up thereon, it shall not be found there; but the redeemed shall walk there:

10. God”s words enabled them to be perfect. 

2Ti 3:162Ti 3:17  All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Beloved,  all of these are available to you too.  Just follow after their good example.  Be obedient to God in all things and you also shall enjoy both earthly and eternal blessings derivable  from God’s eternal and unfailing words in Jesus name.

Exodus 24:7  And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the Lord hath said will we do, and be obedient.

Dearly beloved, Jesus our Lord was the unspeakable gift of God through which believers of all ages and you in particular,  can receive all things from God ,  freely.

Romans 8:32  He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

He was the undeniable  living,  written  and spoken word.

Jn 1:1Jn 1:3  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

See things derivable freely simply by believing and obeying the word.
1.  Everlasting life. 

Jn 3:16Jn 3:17  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

2. Walking in the light. 

John 8:12  Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

3. Becoming peculiar disciple.

John 8:31  Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

4. Knowing the truth that guarantee dominion. 

John 8:32  And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

5. Freedom from satanic assaults. 

Jn 8:36   if the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.

6. Pathway  to desirable greener pastures. 

John 10:9  I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.

7. Abundant life. 

John 10:10  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

8. Reliable Shepherd. 

John 10:11  I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.

9.  Preservation from eternal damnation. 

Jn 10:27Jn 10:28  My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

10. Sword to defeat satan  at all times. 

Matthew 4:4  But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Ephesians 6:17  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

The blessed Holy Spirit the author of the word ,  further reassures  believers of all ages and you about the profitability and reliability of the entire word of God that guarantees perfection and completeness.

2Ti 3:162Ti 3:17  All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

See how it was affirmed.
1. This word makes you wise unto salvation. 

 2 Timothy 3:15  And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

2. It grant you access to God’s  toral prosperity without sorrow. Financial,  material,  physical and spiritual. 

3 John 1:2  Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

3. What to do to access eternity with Christ. 

Hebrews 12:14  Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

4. How to avoid damnation. 

Mat 7:21Mat 7:23  Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

Revelation 21:8  But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

So determinedly commit yourself henceforth to believing and obeying the entirety of the scriptures  for your earthly and eternal fortunes.  It shall be so in Jesus name.
Friend, the scriptures reveals and assures serious minded believers like you that the rapture is real and dawning.

1Th 4:151Th 4:17 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

The imminent rapture is part of the all profitable scriptures.

2Ti 3:162Ti 3:17  All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

The scriptures now reveals how you can be adequately prepare like the wise virgins without stress. See what you must do.

Isa 33:15Isa 33:17 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil; He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks:bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.  Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off.

Never fall a victim of those who are choosing and picking what they will believe in the Bible. Our Lord says it  leads to damnation.  Don’t despise it.

 Jn 12:46Jn 12:48  I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.

But embrace  the entirety of Jesus saying and do them. It guarantees  readiness for the imminent event.

Mat 7:24Mat 7:26  Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:

Rev 3:10Rev 3:12  Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.

 

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LET EVERY ONE CALLED AFTER THE NAME OF CHRIST DEPART FROM INIQUITY

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 23, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – DEPART FROM INIQUITY

2 Timothy 2:19  Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Beloved,  you must determinedly pursue something.  You must not give  yourself   rest  until it is attained.  You must have a likeness  after God your  loving Father.  He is sinless and does not tolerate sin from men or angels. When angels of high rank like  lucifer  sinned,  He drove him out of heaven.

Isa 14:12Isa 14:15  How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:  I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High. Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

When  Adam  made after the likeness of God sinned, He drove him out of paradise of Eden.

Gen 3:23Gen 3:24 Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken. So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.

Beloved,  remember this sin , inward  or outward,  great or inconsequential,  shall separate  a man  from God’s  presence on earth and at heaven .

Isa 59:1Isa 59:2  Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

This is because God can not behold  sin   from anyone.  Even when our Lord Jesus Christ was carrying our sins.  Even though  He  Himself was sinless.  He was separated from God  momentarily.

Mark 15:34  And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

See,  God can not behold sin or tolerate iit from anyone and that includes you. Don’t ever ever forget.

Hab 1:13  Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil,and canst not look on iniquity:wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously,and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

The reason for this is very simple.  Two can not walk together without  agreement.

Hosea 3:3  And I said unto her, Thou shalt abide for me many days; thou shalt not play the harlot, and thou shalt not be for another man: so will I also be for thee.

To help Abraham to walk with God,  he must be perfect.  Because you must walk with God,  it is  compulsory  not optional.  You must be perfect and sinless

Genesis 17:1  And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

See consequences  of sin here and hereafter.
1. Life threatening sickness  

Psa 107:17Psa 107:18  Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. Their soul abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.

2. Physical and eternal  death 

Ezk 18:4  Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

3. Ruined life here and hereafter. 

Ezekiel 18:30  Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord God. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

4. Withdrawal of good things from God  

Jeremiah 5:25  Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you.

I am persuaded  you are sinless.  But just in case you are not.  See what you must do immediately.

Isaiah 1:18  Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

This becomes mandatory and  expedient because this very evening,  might be too late to do so. 

Isa 55:6Isa 55:7 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

See God’s unchanging  commandment for you and me.  Receive  grace to do so  in Jesus name

2 Timothy 2:19  Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Dearly beloved, no doubt Jesus our Lord either during His earthly  ministry  or now in His eternal majesty,  remains very loving but detest sin with utmost intolerance   This was because during His earthly ministry,  He lived exemplary lifestyle  of sinlessness,  that could not be faulted by human or spirit  beings.  See it yourself.

John 8:46  Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?

Jn 14:30  Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

During this time,  He pardoned  sin with agape love but commanded thereafter,  to all His hearers and followers,  to abstain  from sin in it’s  entirety.  You are  excluded in this  commandments.  See them.

Jn 8:10Jn 8:11  When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.

John 5:14  Afterward Jesus findeth him in the temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou art made whole: sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto thee.

The blessed Holy  Spirit  who Himself is the spirit of holiness firmly established  this compulsory sinless lifestyle  demanded from heavenly  minded believers through apostle
Paul. See it.

2 Timothy 2:19  Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

This becomes  absolutely necessary because of the eternal end of sinners inside or outside the church.  See them.

1Co 6:91Co 6:10  Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Gal 5:19Gal 5:21  Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

See sinless lifestyle is feasible.

1 Thessalonians 2:10  Ye are witnesses, and God also, how holily and justly and unblameably we behaved ourselves among you that believe:

Please learn from this  husband  and wife ,  who both died inside the church for lying   Be determined to live a sinless lifestyle,  if eternity with God is very important to you.  May the good  Lord help you to be wise unto salvation in Jesus name.

Act 5:1Act 5:10   But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whilst it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God. And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things. And the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out, and buried him. And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in. And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much. Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out. Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.

Friend, it is no secret rapture is dawning.  Only graceful believers free from inward and outward sin’s shall be part of it. You shall be part in  Jesus name.  See it

Rom 6:1Rom 6:4  What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

Friend,  grace makes you to reckon yourself dead to sin and alive  to God in righteousness.  

Rom 6:11Rom 6:18  Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid. Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness? But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

Friend,  grace empowers you and I am referring to you in particular.  That grace,  God’s grace will enables you to depart from iniquity.

2 Timothy 2:19  Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

This is because anyone  and everyone  committing sin is of the devil.  Don’t ever ever forget  this

1Jo 3:81Jo 3:10  He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil. Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

Sinners shall not have access to  heaven nor be part of the  imminent  rapture.  You shall be  part in Jesus name.

Revelation 21:8  But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Revelation 21:27  And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

Receive grace to be sinless,  until you meet Jesus in the sir in Jesus bane

Tit 2:11Tit 2:14  For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

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IF WE ARE NOT FAITHFUL, YET HE REMAINS FAITHFUL:

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 21, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional –  HE REMAINS FAITHFUL

2Ti 2:13  It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

Beloved,  one major  attribute that made God your loving Father,  what He has been from eternity past to eternity future,  is His undeniable and unfailing faithfulness.  Always remember this your Father in heaven is faithful through and through.

Deu 7:9  Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;

1Co 1:9  God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.

1Co 10:13  There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

It was this unfailing faithfulness that made saints of old in both old and new testaments to be able to stake their lives for anything pertaining to Him.  See some of these saints. See how they all basked in the unfailing faithfulness of a God that can never fail and will never ever fail.
1. Abraham 

Heb 11:17Heb 11:19  By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called: Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.

2. Sarah 

Hebrews 11:11  Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

3. Moses 

Heb 11:24Heb 11:27  By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward. By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

4. Paul apostle. 

2Ti 1:112Ti 1:12  Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles. For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

5  Job the patraich. 

Job 19:25Job 19:26  For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:

6. The three Hebrews. 

Dan 3:14Dan 3:18Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up? Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands? Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.

Beloved,  that the challenges of your life is still confronting you does not make God unfaithful,  unable to address it or  unconcerned.   Know this and don’t ever,  ever forget.
1. The problem has a time frame.  Just wait patiently  for God, because He is doing something about it.  You are the only one who does not see what is doing.

Isa 28:16  Therefore thus saith the Lord God,Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone,a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation:he that believeth shall not make haste.

Heb 10:35Heb 10:39 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry. Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

2. There is a way out of this problem,  so trust God.

1Co 10:13  There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

Psalms 62:8  Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Beloved ,  if you check the Bible,  many others have gone through what was more traumatic and fearsome than yours and they came out triumphantly.  This same shall be your portion if you trust Him and patiently wait for Him.

Psa 37:7  Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him:fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way,because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

If anyone draws back see what shall happen to such person.  It shall never be your portion.  Whoever  denies the Lord and opted for compromise  and seek the help of the devil,  shall loose here and hereafter.  I am persuaded that you also shall join the heroes of faith and this challenge of yours shall soon turn to testimony and bring glory to God in the name of Jesus.

2Ti 2:112Ti 2:13  It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

Luk 21:13 And it shall turn to you for a testimony.

Dearly beloved, let it be settled in your heart that , our Lord  Jesus Christ, your loving redeemer is not just faithful.  His name is faithful. See it

Heb 2:17  Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.

Rev 1:5  And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Rev 3:14  And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

Rev 19:11Rev 19:13  And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

All He demanded  from all His followers of all ages and you in particular,  is unashamed faithfulness.  See His fearsome warning for any who do other wise.  No doubt in my mind that nothing will ever make you to deny Him  in Jesus  name.

Mat 10:32Mat 10:33  Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.

Mark 8:38  Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.

Luke 9:26  For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels.

The blessed Holy Spirit who is the singular comforter of  believers assured them never ever to  deny Him. This is  because there is no reason for such thing. Doing so has worrisome consequences here and hereafter.  So never ever contemplate it.  See it.

2Ti 2:112Ti 2:13  It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

See the uniform testimonies of believers in Bible days and even in our contemporary times;  who counted on the unfailing faithfulness of our most gracious Redeemer.

Rom 8:35Rom 8:39  Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Two things are the realities in the lifestyle of anyone that deny Christ.  One such a person is a liar  like satan  and two such person does not have God the Father and His Son.  Certainly none of these are your portion.

1Jo 2:221Jo 2:23  Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.

Friend, one major virtue that shall characterise  the livestyle of those that shall have part in the dawning  rapture is the fact that,  they counted Jesus our Lord faithful and they themselves followed Him in total faithfulness. Glory to God ,  you are one of such faithful believers. 

Rev 2:10  Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Rev 17:14  These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.

Regretably,  those that shall miss  this dawning event are those who deny Jesus and they also are denied by Him,  according to His unchanging  infallible word

2Ti 2:112Ti 2:13  It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.

Receive grace not to be part of these  carefree churchgoers in Jesus name.
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SECTION #2: Ministry Concentration, church Administration, History, homiletics and Identifying your call.
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CHRIST – RISEN FROM THE DEAD | KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional

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KnowingJESUS Daily Devotional | September 21, 2019 – Enrich and Sustain your relationship with Jesus reading our daily devotional – 2 Timothy 2:8. Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

Beloved, always remember this. God’s words in the Bible are infallible, eternal, unfailing, unchanging and sure word of prophecy, settled forever.

2 Peter 1:19-21. We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

Psalms 119:89. For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.

Isaiah 34:16. Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.

Isaiah 55:11. So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

All these  words of God have seasons for fulfillment. At their seasons they shall surely come to pass.

Isaiah 60:22. A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation: I the Lord will hasten it in his time.

Habakkuk 2:3. For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

Beloved,  God honour and magnify His words than all His names including the exalted name of our Lord Jesus.

Psalms 138:2. I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.

Because of all of the above about God’s words. Give utmost importance and attention to the scripture below. See it.

2 Timothy 2:8. Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel.

Pause and meditate, why Paul exhorted Timothy the next in rank in his ministry to remember that Jesus was raised from dead. It was because the most significant reason for the resurrection of Jesus, was to affirm the certainty of the rapture of saints, especially the dead saints.
Don’t ever forget this singular all important truth, too. . The rapture involved two groups. The dead saints and living believers. The resurrection of Christ affirmed that, in the same way Jesus died, raised up and ascended to heaven. So dead saints shall be raised and raptured to meet our Lord in the air.
In the Old Testament, two living saints were raptured to affirm the living saints imminent rapture see them
1. Enoch. 

Genesis 5:21-24. And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah: And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters: And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years: And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God tookhim.

Hebrews 11:5. By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.

2.  Elijah, surprisingly even before Elijah was raptured, his been caught up to heaven was an open secret to the sons of  prophets at Bethel and Jericho.  See it.

2 Kings 2:1-11. And it came to pass, when the Lord would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal. And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the Lord hath sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said unto him, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. So they went down to Bethel. And the sons of the prophets that were at Bethel came forth to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Lord will take away thy master from thy head to day? And he said, Yea, I know it; hold ye your peace. And Elijah said unto him, Elisha, tarry here, I pray thee; for the Lord hath sent me to Jericho. And he said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. So they came to Jericho. And the sons of the prophets that were at Jericho came to Elisha, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Lord will take away thy master from thy head to day? And he answered, Yea, I know it; hold ye your peace. And Elijah said unto him, Tarry, I pray thee, here; for the Lord hath sent me to Jordan. And he said, As the Lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee. And they two went on. And fifty men of the sons of the prophets went, and stood to view afar off: and they two stood by Jordan. And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided hither and thither, so that they two went over on dry ground.  And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me. And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing: nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not be so. And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

In addition, Enoch  before he was raptured, he. also, prophesied about the second coming of Christ, that shall happen seven years after the rapture. See it.

Jude 1:14-15. And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

Beloved with all these, be rest assured that, the rapture shall take place in its season. And that season is already dawning. Please be prepared.

2 Timothy 2:8. Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

Dearly beloved, you know that our Lord Jesus Christ was the truth personified. He could not lie. Severally during His earthly ministry, He informed His followers in Bible days and by extension His followers of all ages, which includes you, that , the catching away of both dead and living saints , shall surely come to pass in its season. See some of them.

John 14:1-3. Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

Matthew 24:38-42. 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, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

The blessed Holy Spirit who Himself was one of the triune God and the one that shall lead raptured saints back to heaven, reminded believers of all ages about the certainty of the rapture of the saints through apostle Paul. See it.

2 Timothy 2:8. Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

See it confirmed that , the dead and living believers shall be raptured very soon.

1 Thessalonians 4:15-17. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

Please like the five wise virgins, prepare adequately for this dawning event. It shall not elude you in Jesus name.
Friend, just like the sons of prophets knew Elijah would be taken to heaven alive without seeing death as a representation of the rapture of the living saints. So the apostles of Christ gave more sure words of prophecies  about the certainty of the dawning rapture.
See some of them.

2 Timothy 2:8. Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:

See some more.
1. Prophecy by Paul

1 Corinthians 15:51-52. Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

Colossians 3:1-4. If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
2. Prophecy by. Peter

1 Peter 5:1-4. The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being examples to the flock. And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.

3. Prophecy by John the beloved 

1 John 3:1-3. Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

All of these apostles talk about when Christ shall appear. He will appear in the air in its season to catch the dead saints  and living believers away. I am persuaded you are daily preparing. Please don’t be tired. It is going to happen suddenly very very soon. Get ready.
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