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1/2/2022 FIRE'S PIERCING TRUTH
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2/6/2022 ~ All

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Darkness is revealed from the bottom of the pit.
All moments can not compare to the majesty that He is.
No matter nation or people, God knows all that has been done.


... for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, ... ~ Romans 3:23

We must beg beyond pride and self-seeking for forgiveness.

... Scripture has confined all under sin, that the promise by faith in
Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe. ~ Galatians 3:22


Under sin, God is attempting to redeem us through Jesus Christ.
Recall, even the demons believe in God and tremble.
Belief has no effect if not equaled in action.


... and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and
wicked men; for not all have faith. ~ 2nd Thessalonians 3:2


If one wants to be as free as a bird then oneís all must surrender, to God,
who controls the flight of all things. Not all are honest; public officials lie
to themselves and the citizens they supposedly serve. Civilizations more
often are built upon the lies of men wishing to be served, over the true
call to service, which God Himself has commanded us to observe.


... longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish
but that all should come to repentance. ~ 2nd Peter 3:9


God waits for hearts to awaken in His truths of Grace and goodness. If our
baby was trapped in a well, how long would we hope for it to be saved?


... who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
~ 1st Timothy 2:4


Truth is what brings us back to the light. Salvation is predicated upon
our actions in relation to the truth He has spoken in His holy word.


And there are diversities of activities, but it is the
same God who works all in all. ~ 1st Corinthians 12:6


All things have been given the freedom of motion. No matter if grasses
are frozen or trees bask in sunlight, the presence of the Lord holds all
reality cohesively. Without His touch all would simply disintegrate.


But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all:
~ 1st Corinthians 12:7


Each of us has an essence of becoming, and
if we can recognize our purpose, fulfillment arrives.


But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing
to each one individually as He wills. ~ 1st Corinthians 12:11


Each has a special gift, and if recognized, peace becomes,
with the tightness on which we stand onward. It is Godís plan
to establish truth in the heartís of living souls.


For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that
one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. ~ 1st Corinthians 12:12


Unity is bonding with His holy promise, in His given truths.
No matter how short or tall, thin or obese, God welcomes all faithful.


... all baptized into one body - whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free
- and have all been made to drink into one Spirit. ~ 1st Corinthians 12:13


In our return to God, it is His way, not the ways of men.
One answer will be given as we arrive face to face in His glorious light.
Did we receive His gift or rebel in a sea of misfortune?


For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same
Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him. ~ Romans 10:12


Key is to call on the Lord no matter past sins, and
to come to repentance, in view of His godly guidance.


And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God,
to those who are the called according to His purpose. ~ Romans 8:28


All who desire to be better, for self and others, must realize we
are part of His grand plan to return to the original goodness intended.
Moral integrity of spirit has always been His fundamental component of
creation where life dwells. He is the puzzle maker waiting to see what
parts fit in place or not. It is love of God that guides a heart.


Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through
sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned - ~ Romans 5:12


Sin comes to all who leave God and pursue their own desires
without regard for Him who created all. Which path do you choose?
To run to the light or fall to the darkness? Direction declares destiny.


... through one man's offense judgment came to all men, resulting in
condemnation, even so through one Man's righteous act the free gift
came to all men, resulting in justification of life. ~ Romans 5:18


Christ gave His all, and continues to do so.
Where do we place our all is what He watches for. Again, the
free gift of life waits for all who would grasp it. By Christís sacrifice,
it now has become clear, God wants to justify life and itsí purpose.


For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all;
but the life that He lives, He lives to God. ~ Romans 6:10


What a blessing we find in undeserved forgiveness. His life sets
truth as a premium to be obtained. No one, no matter belief or faith,
can deny life is tangible, real to the senses. Satisfying the senses
distinguishes whether one exercises self-control or if the zest for lust is
unrestrained, discarding His called for decency order. Living for lust is not
living to God where all higher purpose dwells. Civilizations that focus on
the flesh are soon extinguished to the past failures of spirit. The corridors
of history, and the present, prove man is a failure in exalting Godís ways.


For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things,
to whom be glory forever. Amen. ~ Romans 11:36


All reality, seen or not, originates from His gifts of freedom among life.

... All things were created through Him and for Him. ~ Colossians 1:15-16

What an expanse waiting for all those who hope in His adventure ahead.

... For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell, ...
~ Colossians 1:17-19


In Him true wisdom endures across all ages.

... and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him,
whether things on earth or things in heaven, ... ~ Colossians 1:20


A soul saving path has been delivered for all
that have become lost upon timeís bondage.


... if One died for all, then all died; and He died for all, that those
who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who
died for them and rose again. ~ 2nd Corinthians 5:14-15


To find lifeís purpose, one needs to see who originally
sacrificed, so that we may all live and savor life.


... if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away;
behold, all things have become new. Now all things are of God, who has
reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, ... ~ 2nd Corinthians 5:17-18


To be reconciled to God, one must reach within to draw upon
the very heart of God. It is an approach to a glorious destination,
unbelievable, for those that endure trials of the flesh.


And having been perfected, He became the author of
eternal salvation to all who obey Him, ... ~ Hebrews 5:9


Heaven is a destination none of us has arrived at, as of yet.
If we can endure the tortures of living in the flesh, rather than
refusing this releasing to spirit, we find true meaning of why.


All unrighteousness is sin, and there is sin not leading to death.
~ 1st John 5:17


Finding forgiveness in Christ frees us from the sin
that condemns us. He carries what we are unable to.


... "If you believe with all your heart, you may." ... ~ Acts 8:37

As eternity is written on the hearts of all, to believe is an act of a
good conscience, clear of opinion. His written truth is plain for all to see.
What we wear on our sleeves is generally who we are. Many
multi-media participants have much shame to bear.
Belief in God is a call to action in good behavior.


You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people;
You have covered all their sin. Selah ~ Psalms 85:2


He has paid the price to cover all sins, and what a missed
opportunity coming, for all those who reject what
He has delivered, at the cost of life itself.


Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins. ~ Proverbs 10:12

Loveís highest call touches all. Love maintains more than one can give.

... We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed -- ~ 1st Corinthians 15:51

A great awakening is coming, both terrifying, and anticipated, by all.
For better or worse each will come to know without excuse.


For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, ...
~ 2nd Corinthians 5:10


To arrive will be sweet to all who hear and obey.
Good will find itsí reward, whereas bad descends into oblivion.


The language of God is love for us all
All are confined under sin and fall short
God now commands all to come to repentance
God desires all to be saved with knowledge of truth
All members are one body under and in Christ
All works for the good who are called in Him
Godís offers the free gift of life to all
All was created through Him and for Him
God reconciles all to Himself through Christ
Christ died for all that we might live righteously
All becomes new when one turns to Christ
Eternal salvation to all who obey Him
All unrighteousness is sin; love covers all sins
All must appear before the judgment seat of Christ

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Anxieties cause desperations that cripple peace of mind. This world is
unable to satisfy what the spirit needs to survive whole. Freedom is found
in what is most simple, love of God. Each thankful breath brings us closer.


Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially
to those who are of the household of faith. ~ Galatians 6:10


The call is to bond with those like minded in the faith.

Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
~ 1st Peter 2:17


It is a challenge to adhere to the principles declared
in His word. Sin surrounds the syphons of man.


Do all things without complaining and disputing, ... ~ Philippians 2:14

Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men.
~ Romans 12:17


His word instructs for the betterment of all.

If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with all men.
~ Romans 12:18


... to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle,
showing all humility to all men. ~ Titus 3:2


To become a godly creature, many bad habits must be left to the past.
God instructs us to consider all, with a good conscience, and a
heart of understanding. Purging bad habits is the sore chore.
Virtuous possessions are certainly noble qualities, for
any and all, that have the power to exercise these wisdoms.
God wants us to see from the inside more so than just the outside.


Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss. ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:26

Let all that you do be done with love. ~ 1st Corinthians 16:14

As is repeated, love is the key to freedom.

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do,
do all to the glory of God. ~ 1st Corinthians 10:31


A thankful heart has little to fear under the petty threats of man.

... giving thanks always for all things to God the Father
in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, ... ~ Ephesians 5:20


Every breath is a promise of more.

... above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able
to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. ~ Ephesians 6:16


Our hope, in love of God, lifts us to a
higher plain where eternity has no boundaries.


But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.
~ Colossians 3:14


To accept what He has done brings us closer to knowing why we are.
We all have a musical string that vibrates to the ear of God Himself.


And above all things have fervent love for one another,
for "love will cover a multitude of sins." ~ 1st Peter 4:8


Sharing comforts the soul in the face of all hardships.

Test all things; hold fast what is good. ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:21

To examine is the quest of life in itsí purest form.

Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the
fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all. ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:14


Standing in the truth is a delicate dance
as sin avalanches upon our children.


Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince,
rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. ~ 2nd Timothy 4:2


Without the knowledge of the tree of life, death is next of kin.
We must, through reason, correct errors uplifting the strength of truth.


But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the
work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. ~ 2nd Timothy 4:5


To climb on is what the faithful do. Looking back into the valleys of
darkness is a snare to all those who fall back, losing a heart of devotion.
Anticipating the best ahead heals the soul from the tragic poisons of
past errors. Distractions have always been the temptation of all.


... but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, ...
~ 1st Peter 1:15


Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy,
envy, and all evil speaking, ... ~ 1st Peter 2:1


A character of conscience carries all past pains



Be Holy
        

       Laying aside all:
                         ● Malice
                         ● Deceit
                         ● Hypocrisy
                         ● Envy
                         ● Evil speaking       


Redundancy, to achieve clarity, is found in the truth He delivers.
Scholars and laymen alike have no excuse in understanding what
He makes plain. As mere men we all have challenges to be better,
leaving evils behind, while shining in the light.


... lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with
meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. ~ James 1:21


Peace comes to all who truly find and act on His truth.

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our
sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. ~ 1st John 1:9


Releasing the heartís prison, created by the self, comes
by accepting His forgiveness in love beyond measure.


For all that is in the world - the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes,
and the pride of life - is not of the Father but of the world. ~ 1st John 2:16


His truth rings above the dust left behind.
Sexual immorality has always been the tragic downfall of all
civilizations seeking higher consciousness. The raping of man
does not exhibit the glory of God. Predators of the flesh only see
themselves, and what lies below, never noticing the call of the stars.


For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than
our heart, and knows all things. ~ 1st John 3:20


God understands more than we know, and will
extend mercy to genuine hearts seeking His grace.


... by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing,
and that there be no divisions among you, ... ~ 1st Corinthians 1:10


Argumentative divisions are created by men and women who arrogantly
deny His word. Blindness, and seared hearts, cut the innocence of truth.


... Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For we shall
all stand before the judgement seat of Christ. ~ Romans 14:10


Hate is what divides even those who would be holy.
Do you want to come to God as an derisive soul? It is crushing to be
convicted by yourself, and better sooner than later. To bury hate is to
be made anew, in His love, lifting the soul to heavenís eternal promise.


Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another;
love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; ... ~ 1st Peter 3:8


Unity is found when souls find common truths
  One mind:
              ● Compassion for one another  
              ● Love as brothers
              ● Be tenderhearted
              ● Be courteous

To be free in heart and mind; only by following His truth can this
wonderful experience be obtained. Knowing truth is freedom's magnet.


... casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. ~ 1st Peter 5:7

Whatever the swing may deliver, trusting in Him is where faith touches
eternity. Jesus is like the one helping to push you higher on the swing.


Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
~ Philippians 4:5


Sanctuary is found in oneís own heart.
Tantrums and anger do not declare the glory of the Lord.


... and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will
guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:7


Peace is priceless and is the gift He gives. When one accepts
His forgiveness, being forgiven releases unbounded joy.


I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~ Philippians 4:13

A defender of oneís own life is found in pursuit of that upward call, creating
truthís armor. Christ is the golden arrow slicing through all deceptions.


Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them,
that your progress may be evident to all. ~ 1st Timothy 4:15


Godís clearest call is to remember, and
in thankfulness, the Lord will deliver.


All experiences encompass a soulís introspection
   ●  As we have opportunity, do good to all
   ●  Do all things without complaining and disputing
   ●  Have regard for all good and humility to all men
   ●  Let all that you do be done with love
   ●  Give thanks always for all things to God in Christ
   ●  Test all things and be patient with all
   ● Be watchful in all things enduring afflictions
   ●  Lay aside all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, & evils   
   ●  All evils in the world, lust & pride, are fading away
   ●  God knows all things and is greater than our hearts
   ●  All should speak same things in mind & judgment
   ●  Cast all your cares upon Him for He cares
   ●  Godís peace surpasses all understanding

His gift of life is an eternal call to come to Him.

Darkness has the dazzle of dazed nowhere.


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6/26/2022 ~ God's Promise

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Darkness is the sign of being cut off from God.
Our existence is in a state of retrieval.

"... you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die."
~ Genesis 2:16-17


A command to obey was made to acknowledge the creator with authority.

                    ┌─> Seth, Enosh, men calling on God ... Noah
... Then men began to call on the name of the LORD. ~ Genesis 4:25-26
└─> Abraham                                                            
 └─> Isaac                                          
 └─> Jacob                      
 └─> Joseph 
                   └─> David
                                       └─> Jesus
                                                              └─> Faithful


As the command of God was ignored, pursuing selfishness,
hate and jealousy entered into tranquility as others called for God.


... And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, ...
~ Genesis 6:5-8


Regrettable when people abandon the goodness for one another
as God would have it. His will extends in hearts
common to His ways of truth in love.


"... To a land that I will show you. I will make you a great nation; ..."
~ Genesis 12:1-3


With so much rebellion, and lack of goodness, even so as such
after the flood, God found loyalty in Abraham who maintained
unconditional faith. Selfishness is the cancer that
destroys love and closes the heart in darkness.


Promises made to Abraham:
  ē Land                   
            ē Nation            
                         ē Seed 

... count the stars if you are able to number them." And He said to him, "So
shall your descendants be." And he believed in the LORD, ... ~ Genesis 15:5-6


All the incalculable stars are a small number in the eternity of God.

... "To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of
Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates -"~ Genesis 15:18


Godís hope for mans return brought blessings upon the land,
and creatures, supporting the upbuilding of man.


... And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
~ Hebrews 6:13-15


Godís love for loyal hearts made a promise to retrieve as many
as possible, for those that would love Him in the truth that He is.


For the promise that he would be the heir of the world was not to Abraham
or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith. ...
~ Romans 4:13-15


The promise not only extends to the physical lineage, but
more to those that through faith uphold righteous trust in Him.


... it is of faith that it might be according to grace, so that the promise
might be sure to all the seed, not only to those who are of the law,
but also to those who are of the faith ... ~ Romans 4:16-17


An invitation to live has been given by God
  Of faith according to grace
         ⭨
          To all the seed who believe
                                               ⭩
                      God gives life to the dead  

Simple all the guises God delivers for honest hearts to know.
Eternity is scoffed at by men in his deaths, yet God offers a better way.


... He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was
strengthened in faith, giving glory to God, ... ~ Romans 4:19-22


Righteousness is trusting God given truths
  ➩ Faith not wavering through unbelief
                          ⮡  Strengthened in faith
                                      ⮡  Giving glory to God  

  ➩ Fully convinced of His promise
                     ⮡  Accounted as righteousness

Faith is something that surpasses all intended thoughts
and moves upon eternal hopes.


By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out to the place
which he would receive as an inheritance. ... ~ Hebrews 11:8-10


One comes to a point in spiritual maturity
where everything is done by faith.


By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and
she bore a child when she was past the age, ... ~ Hebrews 11:11-12


Faith in God is believing He is able to
do more than what can be understood.


Without trust there is no faith in God
  FAITH = BELIEF IN GOD  

These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having
seen them afar off were assured of them, ... ~ Hebrews 11:13-14


With faith, many are those who have not seen miracles, but believe.

... But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. Therefore God
is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.
~ Hebrews 11:15-16


Hope has a destination that lies beyond suffering in the flesh.

... "In Isaac your seed shall be called," concluding that God was
able to raise him up, even from the dead, from which he also
received him in a figurative sense. ~ Hebrews 11:17-19


Nothing can turn the faithful in belief Godís love can.
His direction commands the right way to take. How little
we all are in commitment to do as the flowers grow.


... when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.
And everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.
~ 1st John 3:2-3


Our hope sanctifies our hearts from the
pollution of man in his selfish pursuits.


God looks to find loyal faithful hearts
God commanded man to observe His truth
Through the seed of Seth men called on the LORD
Noah found grace in view of Godís disappointment
God promised Abraham a land, nation, and seed
The promise is for those with righteous faith
Faith by grace is to those believing God gives life
True faith magnifies belief through trust
Faith can travel blind to that bright promise ahead
Judging God as faithful is believing Him
Many have died in faith of His eternal promise
God has prepared a heavenly country for us
Faith concludes God is able to raise the dead
Our hope to be in Him purifies the spirit

God calls to everyone to believe in His promise.

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Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say,
"And to seeds," as of many, but as of one, "And to your Seed," who is Christ.
... ~ Galatians 3:16-17


Christ is our rest, the rock of our salvation,
and the seed of Godís own truth.


For if the inheritance is of the law, it is no longer of promise;
but God gave it to Abraham by promise. ~ Galatians 3:18-20


If a promise is broken then it was originally a lie.
Promises without truth are what line the sewers of man.


Is the law then against the promises of God? Certainly not! ...
~ Galatians 3:21-22


Finding God comes by a humble believer
  Life given to those who believe  
In Jesus Christ



Promise by faith
All confined under sin

In rebellion, God delivered divine laws to guide
all who would live by the promise of faith in Him.


But before faith came, we were kept under guard by the law, kept for the faith
which would afterward be revealed. Therefore the law was our tutor to bring
us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith. ~ Galatians 3:23-24


What came before in law showed all mans inadequacies.
The touch of God frees us from spiritual sleep and awakens
the heart to know His truth, under the oppressive reign of men.


The Law exposed man's sinfulness
   PROMISE óóóóóóóóóóóó 
E
N
D
E
D
CHRIST   
                                        
430 Years later                  
└─> The Law of Moses ─┘
(Tutor)              
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But after faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor. For you are
all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as
were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. ~ Galatians 3:25-27


God welcomes those striving to be Christ like
   Sons of God
  Through faith
 In Christ Jesus

                       ⭦

                       Baptized into Christ  
                        Have put on Christ

Faith makes simple open hearts with more than could be.
Faith gulps on eternal precepts.


The Promise stands above the Old Law
Old
Covenant

Heb. 9:18-21


Inactive

Col. 2:14-16


For
Israel

Ex. 31:17-18


Levitical
Priesthood

Hebrews 7:11


Obsolete

Hebrews 8:13


Faulty

Hebrews 8:7


Kills

2nd Cor. 3:6


Fleshly
Circumcision

Leviticus 12:3


Vanished
Away

Hebrews 8:13


Fulfilled

Matthew 5:18



New
Covenant

Hebrews9:15
Active

Heb. 13:20-21
For All

Gal. 3:26-29
Christians;
Each a Priest

1st Peter2:9
Permanant

Heb. 12:27-28
Perfect

Heb. 10:14
Gives
Life

2nd Cor. 3:6
Spiritual
Circumcision

Romans 2:29
Appeared

Titus 2:11
Begun

Phil. 1:6

... if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and
heirs according to the promise. ~ Galatians 3:28-29


Faith combines truth with life in view of His unending youthfulness.
God never grows old.


... of the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and he of the
freewoman through promise, which things are symbolic. ... ~ Gal. 4:23-24


The flesh is a test in being able to overcome treachery.

... for this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia, and corresponds to Jerusalem
which now is, and is in bondage with her children -- but the Jerusalem
above is free, which is the mother of us all. ~ Galatians 4:25-26


Not all find truth that sets the soul free to be in the presence of God.
It involves acceptance of what He has done, though not seen.
To be free one has to believe.


... as Isaac was, are children of promise. But, as he who was born
according to the flesh then persecuted him who was born according
to the Spirit, even so it is now. ~ Galatians 4:28-29


In the rage of flesh, with all of itsí selfish failings, individuals attack
spiritual values despising any accountability for goodness or not.
Superiority is an illusion many die upon as they fall in disgrace.


... Scripture say? "Cast out the bondwoman and her son, for the son of the
bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman." ~ Gal. 4:30-31


The flesh cannot deliver what the spirit can know.
Peace has no part in what is alone in the lusts of man.


The Promise of spiritual freedom over physical bondage
Ishmael
Hagar - Bondservant
No Inheritance
Mt. Sinai - Law of Moses

Slave
Isaac
Sarah - Wife
Heir
Jerusalem - Promise - Christ


Free

... But it is not that the word of God has taken no effect.
For they are not all Israel who are of Israel, nor are they all
children because they are the seed of Abraham; ~ Romans 9:6-7


The seeds have been thrown to grow back to God as they will.

... those who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God;
but the children of the promise are counted as the seed. ... ~ Romans 9:8-9


Those that believe are counted as the sands that flow upon eternity.
The beach of God does not lose itself to the bottom that cannot be seen.


... said to Him, "Abraham is our father." Jesus said to them, "If you were
Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham." ~ John 8:39


The key word in lifeís consequences is what do we do.
Do reflects the destination of our souls under the judgment, and
promise, of God. Quiet or loud, all that is special will be found by God.


Where would we be without mercy?
No hope, no brethren, trapped in sin.
⭩                    ↓                    ⭨

... strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope
and without God in the world. ~ Ephesians 2:11-12


Breaking hearts have not the true God

Aliens and strangers without Christ

  No hope having covenants of promise  

Without God in the world


A wonderous call comes by the highest part of a heart.

The Ephesians wanted to trust in their five senses.
Diana was the deity they worshipped. <─┘  
Great blessings and promises come from God.
                                    └─> Not of this world.

But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been
brought near by the blood of Christ. ... ~ Ephesians 2:13-14


God shows no difference in His love for us.
The light of a soul is the measure that causes one to
walk into heaven or to be dismissed to the well of cowards.


... ... having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of
commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself
one new man from the two, thus making peace, ... ~ Ephesians 2:15-16


Loveís deepest treasure comes back to Him

Making peace

  Create through the cross in Himself  

God reconciling all in to one body


God dwells in the bottom of each heart. To not see this is to be blind.

... now been revealed by the Spirit to His holy apostles and prophets:
that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers
of His promise in Christ through the gospel, ... ~ Ephesians 3:5-6


The path is written in stone where His promise will remain.

The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness,
but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish
but that all should come to repentance. ~ 2nd Peter 3:9


The patience of God upends all who would question His presence.

... since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons
ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and
hastening the coming of the day of God, ... ~ 2nd Peter 3:11-12


How can one live on temporary time where chaos rules over order?

Nevertheless we, according to His promise, look for new heavens
and a new earth in which righteousness dwells. ~ 2nd Peter 3:13


In all that He is, His promise will deliver the faithful from oblivion.

A seed grows to the light above with no doubt
Godís promise was made to Abraham and his seed
The promise of God rules above earthen laws
Law confines all under sin yet faith in Christ frees
Before faith the law guided us to His coming
Now Christ is here for us to be immersed in Him
The flesh leads to death where Spirit leads to life
To be free one must cast off the flesh living by Spirit
A spiritual reckoning is Godís call for all to come
Man cannot claim salvation without Godís truths
By Godís own promise He waits for our return
Through Christ all are offered a godly relationship
Godís promise extends to all who would hear
Each will be judged on how we believe and behave

All faithful hearts rest on His promise.

PART 3

God lifts those who obey and rely upon Him.
After the death of Joseph, the Israelites suffered oppression for 400 years.
God never forgot His promise to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.


... water gushed out; It ran in the dry places like a river. For He remembered
His holy promise, And Abraham His servant. ~ Psalms 105:38-42


To find is not to reject.

"... to all that He promised. There has not failed one word of all His good
promise, which He promised through His servant Moses." ~ 1st Kings 8:56


Faith does not question the truth God has given.

God reveals His desire for our return from sin
         Noah covenant = Rainbow

  Abraham covenant = Promise
                       ↳  circumcision

       Moses covenant = Law
                       ↳  immediate disobedience  

... Lord said to him, "This is the land of which I swore to give Abraham, Isaac,
and Jacob, saying, I will give it to your descendants. ... ~ Deuteronomy 34:4-5


From Adam to Abraham, Isaac to Joseph, Moses to David;
those in His service hear the call of His promise.


... My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts: "I took you from the
sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people, over Israel."
~ 2nd Samuel 7:8


Many are called from the mundane to preform His will.

"... I will set up your seed after you, who will come from your body, and I will
establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for My name, and I will
establish the throne of his kingdom forever." ~ 2nd Samuel 7:12-13


What cannot be halted is missing those that have gone before. A
message screams across time not to lose the battle winning eternal life.
Many are frozen unable to wait for the truth of His eternal love.


"'... David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will
do all My will.' From this man's seed, according to the promise,
God raised up for Israel a Savior --Jesus--" ~ Acts 13:22-23


Godís promise rises in the truth of Christ

According to the promise

  God raised up for Israel a Savior  

-- Jesus --


When one looks to the past it is more an expose on men
seeking their own rather than serving the whole. Service to God
often takes a back seat to fulfilling manís desires and or lusts.


"... 'Just as I have brought all this great calamity on this people, so I will
bring on them all the good that I have promised them.'" ~ Jeremiah 32:42


God will not wait on the proud, whose destruction
will be swift, as they have stolen the time of others.


"'... I will perform that good thing which I have promised to the
house of Israel and to the house of Judah:'" ~ Jeremiah 33:14


Truth can not be altered, as it is clear,
past anything man would want to change.


... of the flesh, how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the
eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience
from dead works to serve the living God? ~ Hebrews 9:13-14


Christ is the light of truth itself for who would have life in God.
God scarified His own life that we may take ours.
One can say nothing more as He has given all.


... He is the Mediator of the new covenant, by means of death, for the
redemption of the transgressions under the first covenant, that those who are
called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance. ~ Hebrews 9:15


What could be more than an eternal inheritance?

... hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie,
promised before time began, ... ~ Titus 1:2


Hope is the anchor to eternity.

And this is the promise that He has promised us - eternal life. ~ 1st John 2:25

And His promise is that very most precious commodity; life itself.

... having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness
of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. ~ 2nd Cor. 7:1


In the cross of life, to purge what is despicable, is the call of God.

... by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises,
that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped
the corruption that is in the world through lust. ~ 2nd Peter 1:2-4


Longing to return from alone finds God
  Grace and peace be multiplied
                ⮡  Knowledge of God and of Jesus

       His divine power has given
               ⮡  All things that pertain to life
                                                          ⮡  Godliness  

  ➩ Called us by glory and virtue
             ⮡  Given to us precious promises
                                          ↓
               May partake of the divine nature
                                          ↑
        Escaped corruption in the world of lust

Coming to the promised land lies in the sanctuary of each heart.
Peace is what a humble heart obtains knowing His word is true.


... Jesus Christ has become a servant to the circumcision for the truth
of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers, ... ~ Romans 15:8


God came in the flesh to confirm His own promises for our redemption.

For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen,
to the glory of God through us. ~ 2nd Corinthians 1:20


Christ is the epitome of what man should aspire to be.

... blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that
we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. ~ Galatians 3:13-14


Through faith we might receive what He has promised,
if we waver not from His truthful words echoing our return.


In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to
the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will,
... ~ Ephesians 1:11-12


God through Christ is offering all who would believe,
and have Him, eternal blessings in life.


... having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is
the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased
possession, to the praise of His glory. ... ~ Ephesians 1:13-14


Our return is sealed in a trusting belief of His word
  ● Heard the word of truth
      ⮡  The gospel of your salvation
                     ⮡  Believed, trusted
                                        ↓
                            Sealed with the
                      Holy Spirit of promise
                                        ↑
               Guarantee of our inheritance  
                      Until the redemption

To hear, abides in waiting until His trumpet calls.

... who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive
the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
~ James 1:12


Who would deny the crown of life but those who
would deny His promise in the eternal love of life.


Godís Rock of sacrifice has never faded from view
God has never failed in all of His promises
Godís memory does not fade as generations do
God delivered the land as He promised
His promise passes from one generation to the next
Service to God cleanses the conscience
He hopes all hear His promise of eternal inheritance
The promise is eternal life
Desire should be to purge sin in view of His promise
Divine nature returns to the truth of His promises
Godís promise is in Christ as a servant to all truth
Through Christ is the promise by faith fulfilled
Trust in believing seals the promise of inheritance
The promise is received by all who love Him

Godís promise endures throughout the age of man.

PART 4

"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man,
that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has
He spoken, and will He not make it good?" ~ Numbers 23:19


It may take more than a human lifetime, but God delivers on His word
in His time of patience. The Lord cannot be quantified in all His glory
as men quibble over their beliefs. God is God who created man,
not that man created God.


... The counsel of the LORD stands forever, The plans
of His heart to all generations. ... ~ Psalms 33:10-13


The LORD cannot be replaced or substituted.
To find God is to find oneís own heart.


For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the
Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body that it
may be conformed to His glorious body, ... ~ Philippians 3:20-21


Confession is made of the mouth, that we believe in Him,
who is able to lift us into the bliss of His love.


For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come.
~ Hebrews 13:14


We seek something that cannot be bought,
but has been purchased; redemption from death.


"... 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 to Myself; ..." ~ John 14:2-3


Home holds the sweet flavor of comfort in love

I prepare a place for you

I will receive you to Myself

  Where I am, you may be also  



Our hope comes to light in the word delivered for us to know.

... Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast
the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end. ~ Hebrews 3:6-8


Christ is the master all must come before,
to inherit eternal life or unmeasurable death.


... If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our
sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. ~ 1st John 1:7-9


Our ascent to heaven only comes by Jesus, the door to eternity.

... He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for
the Promise of the Father, "which," He said, "you have heard from Me; ...
~ Acts 1:3-5


Jesus appearing in the flesh, after His crucifixion, sealed the promise, to
come by His announcement of the truths of Godís plan for soul retrieval.


... to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise
of the Holy Spirit, He poured out this which you now see and hear. ~ Acts 2:33


Christ rules from the right hand of God. Truths of God do not change,
though mankind caters to different doctrines distracting many to believe
in lies. When men choose men over God, deception is the guide
to destruction, no matter how noble in appearance.
Imagination has two sides as light is to darkness.


... "Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ
for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For the promise is to you and to your children, ..." ~ Acts 2:38-39


To be part of His promise hearts must come to God

  God calls
             ⮡  Repent
                      ↓
             Be baptized
                       ⮡  In name of Jesus Christ
                                            ↓
                          For the remission of sins
                                            ↑
                  Receive the gift of the Holy Spirit  


A common message is to confess to God and believe in His word.
Arguing over truth is not accepting truth but remaining in rebellion
married to proud hearts. The Holy Spirit comes to
humble hearts and flees from the arrogant ones.


"... For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world,
but that the world through Him might be saved." ~ John 3:16-17


God hopes all will regain senses of Spirit over those
destructive characteristics that steal the joy of holiness.
Coming to Him is conditional based on His word and what He
expects from His children. The offer of everlasting life has been
made for us to respond to or not. God looks for honest hearts.


... life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh,
God did by sending His own Son ... ~ Romans 8:2-4


Rhythmís music is heavens song to see His kindness
  Law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus
                           ⭨
           Free from the law of sin and death

             God condemned sin in the flesh
                   ⭨ Sending His own Son ⭩
                In the likeness of sinful flesh
                        On account of sin ⮠ 

       That righteousness might be in us:
                    ⮣  But according to the Spirit  
       Do not walk according to the flesh

The law of His love has come upon all who would
have His offering to come home to His seal of truth.


... through Jesus Christ our Savior, that having been justified by His grace
we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life. ~ Titus 3:4-7


In Christ we become new finding eternal life
  God through Jesus Christ our Savior
                                            Poured out on us
                                                   ⭩
        Kindness and love of His mercy
                                    ↓
     He saved us through the Holy Spirit

  ● Justified by His grace
          ⮡  We should become heirs according  
                     ⮡  To the hope of eternal life

What God does in Jesus is wash us with His everlasting truth.

... hope until the end, that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those
who through faith and patience inherit the promises. ~ Hebrews 6:11-12


God wants us to come to Him because we want to, not because we
have to. Orders or commands by man do obscure the true reason for
His coming, to set us free from mans domination and manipulations to
control the masses. God works with one soul at a time, collectively.


... chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the
kingdom which He promised to those who love Him? ~ James 2:5


What can never be satisfied in the flesh can be easily obtained
in the spirit. What is free has no cost when accepted as the gift
that it is, life. When children love you, it is easy to forgive them
and love them, welcoming them home. The complement is
found in diligent study and observance of His word.


Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering,
for He who promised is faithful. ... ~ Hebrews 10:23-25


Own your own faith.                                                     
└─> Build on your own faith.          
└─> Read scripture.                     
                └─> Look to the promise through Christ.          
                                                 └─> Heir of the grace of God.          
                                                             └─> Now a child of God.          
                                                                      └─> Believe God.          
                                                                                         └─> Repent of sins.          


Hope is the slide we ride into eternity.

... done the will of God, you may receive the promise: "For yet a little while,
And He who is coming will come and will not tarry." ~ Hebrews 10:35-38


Living, and how one endures or not, declares character.
There are the faithful, and the faithless. Each respond to their
circumstances; one with love and patience, and the other with
contempt and distrust. It is the same as being hopeful or hopeless.
To gain heaven we have to do our part by faith and good works.


In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel
of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed
with the Holy Spirit of promise, ... ~ Ephesians 1:13-14


For Christ and God we hear the promise
● HEARD THE GOSPEL
● BELIEVED
● SEALED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT OF PROMISE
The sky is bright to find the light from a heart
  Heard the word of truth
        ⮡  In whom you believed In Him
                      ⮡  You also trusted
                                      ↓
       Sealed in the Holy Spirit of promise
                                ⭩       ⭨
             Guarantee of our inheritance

When we trust, a contentment comes,
by which peace bears upon our love.


He to adores all who seek to be close who are far
God is not a man and does not lie
Blessed are who choose God over the ways of man
The faithful wait for Christ to free us from the flesh
Our true home is not of this world
Jesus has promised a place prepared for the faithful
Rejoicing in hope to the end delivers salvation
It is Christ who cleanses our troublesome sins
The promise of God comes by the Holy Spiritís gift
Baptized/Christ/remission of sins/receives promise
The law of Spirit of life in Christ frees the soul
God is faithful as He watches to how we respond
Confidence is the reward waiting for His promise
Believing and trusting God seals His given promise

Godís promise reflects His love for all His children.

Darkness finds home below the bottom.


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8/28/2022 ~ Sons of God

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Darkness is where the past leaves the present.
God's call echoes across the ages of time.

"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, ..." ~ Numbers 23:19

The LORD cannot be replaced or substituted.
To find God is to find oneís own heart.


He is the Rock, His work is perfect; For all His ways are justice, A God of truth
and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He. ~ Deuteronomy 32:4


The LORD brings the counsel of the nations to nothing;
He makes the plans of the peoples of no effect. ... ~ Psalms 33:10-13


The LORD looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see
if there are any who understand, who seek God. ~ Psalms 14:2


God looks down from heaven upon the children of men, To see
if there are any who understand, who seek God. ~ Psalms 53:2


Without God understanding is gravely limited

Fear of the LORD = Beginning of wisdom

Knowledge of the Holy One = Understanding

                            ⮣ infinite
         His understanding rules
                            ⮡   unsearchable

  Fear of the LORD = Beginning of knowledge  



The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge,
But fools despise wisdom and instruction. ~ Proverbs 1:7


The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And
the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. ~ Proverbs 9:10


All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; ... ~ Daniel 4:35

For all that believe in human importance, the Lord God clears
the confusion, it is a quagmire of insignificance if not considering
His glory of creation. Mankind's demise is his inability to join across
the spectrum of all conditions. Greed, corruption, and the such,
steal decency and respect for all. God remains sure.


All nations before Him are as nothing, And they are counted
by Him less than nothing and worthless. ~ Isaiah 40:17


Be exalted, O God, above the heavens; Let Your glory be above all the earth.
~ Psalms 57:11


And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, ...
~ Colossians 3:23-24


Serving that which is greater seals excellence
The inheritance
🡡
You will receive the reward
Knowing from the Lord
🡡
   Do it to the Lord, not as to men   
🡡
Whatever you do


For you serve the Lord Christ

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God
and keep His commandments. ~ 1st John 5:2


For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. ~ Galatians 3:26

Inheritance is a result of actions in life. Full or empty expresses a soulís
quantifiable spirit accumulations; good with bad. To be in Godís service is
to extend gracious behavior to those in our lives. Faith in Jesus puts one
a step ahead of the human condition, where death divides lies from truth.
Holy bound heaven is the sight ahead.


... search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven; this
burdensome task God has given to the sons of man, ... ~ Ecclesiastes 1:13


It is a laborious effort to achieve wisdom in the truth of Godís own
excellence. Upon the endless spirals of time it can be a trial of hardship as
experience can be a unkind razor. God speaks to us all with the gift of life.
What we seek, either below or above,
defines our spirit and soul destination.


Each soul has the trials of spirit
Given to the sons of man

Burdensome task

Search out by wisdom

Heart to seek

And He said to me, "Son of man, can these bones live?" ... ~ Ezekiel 37:3

Unity under One God verses divided worship is what God sees.
ďSon of manĒ occurs 106 times In the Old Testament, and 84 times in
the New Testament. He wants humans to come to Him, not to a man or
woman. God wills we hear over remaining deaf. Our captivity from
true freedom is where the lower callings of flesh hinder those
higher calls from Godís own nobility above.


... "I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt,
and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God." ~ Daniel 3:25


... that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.~ Luke 1:35

"... they are equal to the angels and are sons of God,
being sons of the resurrection." ~ Luke 20:34-36


A true believer inherits an ageless life
Equal to the angels
Neither die nor given in marriage

Sons of God
Sons of the resurrection from the dead


Counted worthy to attain that age


Sons of this age marry


But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right
to become children of God, ... ~ John 1:12-13


... those who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God;
but the children of the promise are counted as the seed. ~ Romans 9:8


Godís power comes to us by His Holy Spirit displayed through Christ.
Sons of God, also called sons of the resurrection, find life through Godís
own womb of truth. His promise comes to those born in Him who call
on His name, believe in His Word. Belief is key to unlocking the door to
eternity. God wills that we find peace under His cover of truth in Grace.


... "Is it not written in your law, 'I said, "You are gods"'? ... ~ John 10:33-38

I said, "You are gods, And all of you are children of the Most High.
~ Psalms 82:6


... we are children of God; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be,
but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, ... ~ 1st John 3:2


As God proclaims ďYou are gods,Ē it is for our power to judge and execute
punishment. Created in His image we have these absolute characteristics
of the Almighty. To find the highest quality of self, one must see God in
self, both inward and outward. God wants us to see the light of life is
given by His love for us to become on our own. We bear witness of
ourselves and what leads us will judge us in His presence.
Without practicing righteousness with a loving heart will condemn
all those who fall away from this call. To be of God or not of God.


In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. ~ John 1:4

For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.
Walk as children of light ... ~ Ephesians 5:8


... the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.
~ Romans 8:14-19


The Light has been given to know
Expectation of the
Creation eagerly waits
               ↓

      Revealing of
   the sons of God
               ↓

   Children of God
           ⭩    ⭨
    Spirit Himself
    Bears witness
    with our spirit
       ↓




  Glorified
  together   ⭨
         ⭦
     Spirit of
    adoption
          ↑
  Led by the
Spirit of God
      ⭧




Sons of God



Suffer
with Him
  If children, then heirs of God with Christ  

* There is 1,451 "ifs" in the Bible.                                                                           


In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest:
Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, ... ~ 1st John 3:10


"Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God."
~ Matthew 5:9


God wills that we find peace under His cover of truth in Grace.

Sons of God surrender to His Grace
God, not a man, is of truth, justice, & righteousness
Godís plans remain sure viewing all the sons of men
Knowledge of the Holy One is understanding
Do all one does heartily as to the Lord & not to men
Sons of God are called to have faith in Christ Jesus
God wills dead spiritual bones to rise in life to Him
Sons of God distinctly receive eternal life as angles
Children of God trust receiving God, born in Him
Given freedomís power, virtues prevail or not
God calls us to walk as children of light in His light
To be led by the Spirit of God proclaims sons of God
The creation waits for the revealing of sons of God
God wills we find peace as sons of God

God wills we find peace as sons of God.

Darkness shakes the mind of madness.


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9/25/2022 ~ Light in the House

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Darkness is found in liars believing liars.
A call to truth is the light of God.

... He loved us, even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive
together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), ... ~ Ephesians 2:4-7


Our entrance is founded upon our faith
God rich in mercy       🡡          
in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus
Raised us up by grace
🡡          
His great love with which He loved us
Made us alive together with Christ
    🚪
🡡
His kindness

      Eternal salvation
Author and
finisher of our faith

... He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him, ...
~ Hebrews 5:9


... looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, ...
~ Hebrews 12:2


In the storm of life, is our foundation of heart Christ? In Godís great love
He sent forth His own Son so that we may have the salvation of our souls.
He knocks and the door to His house is the light home.


"Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens
the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, ..." ~ Revelation 3:20


... Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I am the light of the world. He who
follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life." ~ John 8:12


The crown of life comes by the depth of love
👑
Have the light of life

Light of the world
Follow Jesus

     🚫 Not walk in darkness     


"The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, And upon those who
sat in the region and shadow of death Light has dawned." ~ Matthew 4:16


For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth
came through Jesus Christ. ~ John 1:17


Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through Me." ~ John 14:6


"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives
do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, ..." ~ John 14:27


The master has delivered the highest truths

  Almighty God
                🡦
                    Christ




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🡢
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● Grace and Truth       Ė John 1:17
● The Way, Truth, Life Ė John 14:6  
● Peace                      Ė John 14:27
● Reconciliation     Ė 2nd Cor. 5:18



Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus
Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, ... ~ 2nd Cor. 5:18


The corruption of man victimizes the meek who follow in the death of spirit.
Only faith in the light of God retrieves a heart from the evils of mankind.


For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has
shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God
in the face of Jesus Christ. ~ 2nd Corinthians 4:6


To know God is to hear God
God commanded
Light to shine out of darkness
🡡
Shone in our hearts
To give the light of the
knowledge
🡧     🡦
Of the glory of God
In the face of Jesus Christ

... have come as a light into the world, that whoever believes
in Me should not abide in darkness." ~ John 12:44-46


Christ reveals the invisible God of all
Who sees Me sees Him
   🡥
Believe in Him who sent Me
🡥          
Jesus, light into the world

🡤          
Whoever believes in Me
  Should not abide in darkness  

All hearts seek for one thing or another. To recognize the source of oneís
thankfulness is what one glorifies. To ignore the wisdom, through knowledge,
delivered by Godís Word dampens the soul. It is belief that eventually
finds God over the delusions of temporary man. Jesus Himself
proclaimed, above all, to believe in God Almighty eternal.


That was the true Light which gives light to every man coming into the world.
~ John 1:9


True light gives while darkness takes.

... God ... Who gives breath to the people on it, And spirit
to those who walk on it: ~ Isaiah 42:5


"I, the LORD, have called You in righteousness, ..." ~ Isaiah 42:6-7

The light of truth comes to release us from the prisons of deception.

And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.
~ John 1:5


"And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world,
and men loved darkness rather than light, ..." ~ John 3:19-21


The grief of hate holds no joy
  Light has come into the world  

Who does the truth
Comes to the light

Evil hates the light and
Does not come to the light

"No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket,
but on a lampstand, that those who come in may see the light." ~ Luke 11:33


The dichotomy between light and darkness is derived from hate over love.
All is clearly seen by the justice of God. Truth outshines the darkness of hate.
Without applying goodness over callous desires condemns the soul.
Either oneís legacy shines or devours.


"... I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set
before you life and death, blessing and cursing; ... ~ Deuteronomy 30:19


Heaven and earth are witness to actions in time.

As such each individual is responsible for the
accountability of choices and or guiding decisions.
The end of confusionís anxiety is to achieve wisdomís calm.


"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good
works and glorify your Father in heaven." ~ Matthew 5:16


"The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good,
your whole body will be full of light. ..." ~ Matthew 6:22-23


Desires define the brilliance of a soul
  The lamp of the body is the eye  
🡣                         🡡
Darkness               Light    

 Eye is bad         Eye is good
body full             body full
of darkness            of light    

"... 'He who rules over men must be just, Ruling in the fear of God. And
he shall be like the light of the morning ...' ..." ~ 2nd Samuel 23:3-5


Leadership in each is the challenge of character
  Who rules over men:

          • Must be just
          • Ruling in the fear of God
          • Be like the light of the morning
          • A morning without clouds
          • Like the tender grass
          • By clear shining after rain
               🡦
  Although my house is not so with God
      🡣

    Yet He has made an everlasting covenant  
            Ordered in all things and secure
          For this is my salvation and desire

... let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light ...
~ Romans 13:12-14


The power of life is found in the light of being. Truth remains in the light
where deception sinks through darkness. True leaders have spirits regarding
God and genuine care to lift those other spirits shared in their lives.


Truth's actions brings direction
Night                    Day 
 🡣                         🡡 
       in revelry        Cast off works  
drunkenness        of darkness
  lewdness            put on the
       in lust           Armor of light
         in strife          Walk properly
        and envy       Put on the Lord  
                            Jesus Christ

... if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one
another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us ... ~ 1st John 1:6-7


Christ calls to join Him through His sacrifice
                                       Walk in the light
        Say we have               as He is in
  Fellowship with Him          the light
    walk in darkness           Fellowship
    we lie and do not             with one
    practice the truth             another
                                                   🡣
                             Blood of Jesus Christ
                           Cleanses us from all sin  

This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you,
that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. ~ 1st John 1:5


Shine's refection crosses His creation
GOD = Light
  In Him = No darkness  

God's love calls for one's direction to love
Godís rich love has made us alive together in Christ
In Christ we are raised to sit with Him in heaven
Jesus stands at the door inviting us to live with Him
Past deathís darkness Godís light of truth has come
Grace, the way, truth, life, & peace come by Christ
Godís Christ knowledge shines truth in our hearts
Belief in Christís life is directed to believe in God
God gives light to each mortal coming to the world
God calls us to see becoming free of dark prisons
God wills our deeds be clearly seen and not hidden
Strength comes by casting off dark works & in Christ
Christís sacrificial blood cleanses us from all sin
God is light and in Him is no darkness at all

God dines with those who love Him

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Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; Let them
bring me to Your holy hill And to Your tabernacle. ~ Psalms 43:3


... the mercy seat which is on the ark, lest he die; for I will appear
in the cloud above the mercy seat. ~ Leviticus 16:2


... and behind the second veil, the part of the tabernacle which is called the
Holiest of All, which had the golden censer and the ark ... ~ Hebrews 9:3-4


.. and above it were the cherubim of glory overshadowing the mercy seat.
Of these things we cannot now speak in detail. ~ Hebrews 9:5


... the ark of God, whose name is called by the Name, the LORD of Hosts,
who dwells between the cherubim. ~ 2nd Samuel 6:2


Godís giving is the anchor that commands creation
  Who dwells between the cherubim  
🡢 the LORD of Hosts 🡠
the Ark of God

... "O LORD God of Israel, the One who dwells between the cherubim, ..."
~ 2nd Kings 19:15


God gives us an example of the divine nature of life in the light. God Himself
shone upon the earth between the cherubim above the mercy seat on the Ark.
Just a glimpse of beyond anything quantifiable, regarded as holiest, His
presence was housed in a temple guarded in what was considered
as in the deepest of what should be protected. Clearly,
where life resides should be treasured as precious.


... From the LORD of hosts, Who dwells in Mount Zion. ~ Isaiah 8:18

... "Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
To the house of the God of Jacob; ... ~ Isaiah 2:3


The image of truth spans before us
Your light and truth
  tabernacle                            holy hill  
I will appear
Cloud above
Mercy seat
Who dwells between the cherubim
the LORD of Hosts
the ark of God
LORD of hosts
Who dwells
in Mount Zion
Holiest of All
  Golden censer  ~  Ark of the covenant
                                         1) golden pot/manna
                                         2) Aaron's budding rod
                                         3) Covenant Tablets
the LORD
out of Zion
dwells in
Jerusalem
Mountain of the LORD
the house of the God of Jacob
out of Zion from Jerusalem
Witnesses
Earth and
Heaven
You have made heaven and earth
You are God

Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, Who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the LORD!
~ Psalms 135:21


The Word of God came forth by His own will and choosing.
As His soul personally touched mortals of the past, His decision
was to come to us by way of Zion from Jerusalem.


"But will God indeed dwell with men on the earth? ..."
~ 2nd Chronicles 6:18-19


Questions are the blessing of wonder
Will God dwell with men on the earth?

The heaven of heavens cannot contain God
How much less this temple I have built!

Yet regard the prayer of Your servant
Listen to the cry and the prayer before You

"... I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit,
And who trembles at My word." ~ Isaiah 66:1-2


As the infinite touches the finite hope inspires
Where is the house that you will build Me?

For all things made exist by My hand

Says the LORD
But on this one will I look:
  On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit  
And who trembles at My word

"But Solomon built Him a house. However, the Most High does
not dwell in temples made with hands, ..." ~ Acts 7:47-51


God's mercy offers His Grace to all
Solomon built Him a house

However, the Most High
Does not dwell in temples made with hands


  Stiffnecked uncircumcised in heart and ears!  
Always resist the Holy Spirit

"... who have received the law by the direction of angels and have not kept it."
~ Acts 7:53


The truth of it is that God encompasses more that can be known or imagined.
Through His will, His message is to converse with Him through prayer.
For open hearts, goodness is intrinsic to His creation, and displayed and
practiced by those responding to the higher calling of this essential spirit.
Unfortunately, many turn from the truth of creation choosing selfish pits of
destruction where loss is greatest. The heart of God dwells in each of us.


... the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem. He burned the house of the LORD
and the king's house; all the houses of Jerusalem, ... ~ 2nd Kings 25:8-9


... the things of solid gold and solid silver, the captain of the guard took away.
~ 2nd Kings 25:14-15


Because of Mount Zion which is desolate, With foxes walking about on it.
~ Lamentations 5:18


... my people have gone into captivity, Because they have no knowledge;
Their honorable men are famished, ... ~ Isaiah 5:13


Those that abandon God abandon civilization

... No man repented of his wickedness, Saying, 'What have I done?'
Everyone turned to his own course, ... ~ Jeremiah 8:6


My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. ... ~ Hosea 4:6

Taken from the unfaithful is Godís own presence. Riches turn to destitution
without appreciation. Honor evaporates mired in all that is contemptable.
Knowledge has no basis in truth and paranoia drives anxiety to the brink.
Where respect for decent common sense is absent, cruelty rules.
Without God there is no peace.


"... 'Take these articles; go, carry them to the temple site that is in Jerusalem,
and let the house of God be rebuilt on its former site.'" ~ Ezra 5:15


"Thus says the LORD: 'I will return to Zion, And dwell in the midst of
Jerusalem. Jerusalem shall be called the City of Truth, The Mountain
of the LORD of hosts, The Holy Mountain.'" ~ Zechariah 8:3


The presence of God is in truth
says the LORD
🡢 I will return to Zion 🡠
  dwell in the midst of Jerusalem  

 called:
    • the City of Truth
    • Mountain of the LORD of hosts  
    • The Holy Mountain

... For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be deliverance, ...
~ Joel 2:32


Hearts scream for God's revealing
the LORD has said
🡣
  Whoever calls on the name of the LORD  
⮡  Shall be saved ⮠
🡡
in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem
⮡  Deliverance ⮠

... "Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
To the house of the God of Jacob; ..." ~ Micah 4:2


By the Word of God wisdom stands
The mountain of the LORD
The house of the God of Jacob

  He will teach us His ways
               ⮡  out of Zion law shall go forth
                               ⮡  the word of the LORD
                                           ⮡  from Jerusalem  

Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. ~ Psalms 119:105

God has not abandoned His creation in us.
His kingdom frees those souls finding His given truths for living.
His Word offers deliverance when His call is heard. As an arrow
to heaven, light in life is His enduring promise through Christ.


For the commandment is a lamp, And the law a light;
Reproofs of instruction are the way of life, ... ~ Proverbs 6:23


"... I am the LORD your God, Dwelling in Zion My holy mountain. Then
Jerusalem shall be holy, And no aliens shall ever pass through her again."
~ Joel 3:17


God legitimizes all believers who follow His Word
I am the LORD your God
  Dwelling in Zion My holy mountain  



 Jerusalem shall be holy
         ⮡  no aliens shall pass again  
                                    |  | |
                                    |  |   ⮡   Ep 3:6 - Gentiles as fellow heirs
                                    |    ⮡   Hebrews 8:10 - Covenant with all mankind 
                                      ⮡   1st Peter 3:18 - Christ's sacrifice once for all

.. that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers
of His promise in Christ through the gospel, ... ~ Ephesians 3:6


... says the Lord: I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their
hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people." ~ Hebrews 8:10


For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might
bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, ...
~ 1st Peter 3:18


... So the LORD will reign over them in Mount Zion From now on, even forever.
... ~ Micah 4:7


"And He will reign over the house of Jacob forever and
of His kingdom there will be no end." ~ Luke 1:33


... in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away
from the hope of the gospel which you heard, ... ~ Colossians 1:23


... He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense;
I shall not be moved. In God is my salvation ... ~ Psalms 62:5-7


... the root of the righteous cannot be moved. ~ Proverbs 12:2-3

Faith is the substance of belief in God

  ● Root of the righteous cannot be moved - Prov 12:2-3
  ● My salvation, defense and strength - Ps 62:5-7
  ● Grounded and steadfast - Col 1:23
Presence 
                    dwells                     of God
    Who trust in the LORD    
🡢 Like Mount Zion 🡠
Cannot be moved
Abides forever

in Him in us


... Those who trust in the LORD Are like Mount Zion,
Which cannot be moved, but abides forever. ~ Psalms 125:1


Application normally comes after experience ratifies the considered reality.
God instructs us through His presence to remain sure in faith though direct
sight is unavailable. San Francisco is present even though one may be in
London. Reality is that it is, and we all trust in life as we awake to the day.
As His inner light of life is, so is ours as gifted by Him. Mount Zion exposed the
higher truth of an unwaveringly presence of inner dwelling, of lifeís truth in light.
Conscience is the relief given to heal character to hold a presence of greater
goodness. To dismiss the sanctity of life is to violate Godís own call to live.


"... Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works
and glorify your Father in heaven." ~ Matthew 5:14-16


Each heart is a light unfolding
Glorify your Father in heaven


🡤       🡥
Gives light to all who are in the house
🡡
Let your light so shine before men
                               ⮡  See your good works  

Created in Christ for good works ⮠           

The presence of God calls to each heart
Godís holy hill, Mount Zion, held His tabernacle
God would appear in a cloud above the mercy seat
Two cherubim overshadowing mercy seat on Ark
The Ark has no details today that can truly be given
Godís dwelling on earth was between the cherubim
Well known God dwelt in Jerusalem on Mount Zion
Babylon destroyed Jerusalem taking all her riches
Captivity came for Mount Zion was filled with foxes
King Cyrus ordered the temple to be rebuilt ~ Isa 44:28
So in Mount Zion and Jerusalem will be deliverance
Law comes from Zion & His word from Jerusalem
Upon the return from captivity, Zion will never fail
God declares faith should be seen and not hidden

Godís word holds timeless truths

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... for he waited for the city which has foundations,
whose builder and maker is God. ~ Hebrews 11:10


For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come.
~ Hebrews 13:14


... desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. Therefore God is not ashamed
to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them. ~ Hebrews 11:16


What one values exposes the presence of a heart. What one is willing to
wait for defines desires held. Thought can be either dark or light as the mind
ponders through the moments of time. There is good and bad. Failure of
character is found in the inability to wait. It is the divide between a humble or
arrogant presence. Knowledge without wisdom plagues the immature; a battle
for all. A valid question is what one hopes for. Undeniably, as materially bound,
in the flesh, all wait for the future as it arrives. Human vision is either infinite or
finite. To wait for eternity enlarges the soul while those finitely inclined can lead
to the despair of not having. Peace is bound in the comfort of Godís promise to
retrieve the dedicated faithful beyond all skeptics and angry judgmental fools.
A glorious home awaits for the spiritually patient while all greedy thieving liars
are confined to the corridors of misery. Reward lies ahead, be it life or death.


... to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem,
to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church
of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, ... ~ Hebrews 12:22-24


Our quest is finding sanctuary in God
God the Judge of all
🡣
to an innumerable company of angels
Mount Zion the city of the living God
⮣ the heavenly Jerusalem ⮢
the general assembly church of the
firstborn who are registered in heaven
🡡
  to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant  
🡡
spirits of just men made perfect

... the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God,
prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. ... ~ Revelation 21:2-3


It is humbling to see Heavenís approach
Entrance        
Visible                                             into            

Holy city             Heaven  
New Jerusalem
out of heaven from God
  prepared as a bride for her husband  
🡣
the tabernacle of God is with men
He will dwell with His people
2ndCor 5:7                              🡡                                
God Himself will be
with them and be their God


For we walk by faith, not by sight. ~ 2nd Corinthians 5:7

Our entrance into heavenís magnificence has been described and revealed
to us through Godís Word. In the face of innumerable Angles, a heavenly
abode beyond description is said to descend upon those ascending. Called by
numerous names, all synonymous to each other, the city of the living God, a
holy city called New Jerusalem, Mount Zion, Godís own tabernacle of endless
presence, we wait for what God has already prepared. Permanence is when
we visibly dwell with Godís own life light, forever, as His caring sustains us.


... things which God has prepared for those who love Him.
~ 1st Corinthians 2:9-12


The truth of our destination in life has been revealed.

"... I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you
to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also." ~ John 14:2-3


The promise is God calling us home
My Father's house

🡢 Many mansions 🡠
I go to prepare a place for you


I will come again
and receive you to Myself
  Where I am, there you may be also  

... For Christ has not entered the holy places made with hands, which
are copies of the true, but into heaven itself, ... ~ Hebrews 9:24


Past shadows reveal Godís permanence
Presence of God
Heaven itself

⚞ Christ ⚟

Copies of the true
    Not made with hands    

What has occurred on earth in time is the finite shadow, to show us
the infinite truth of Godís eternal presence before each one of us.
His great desire is for each of us to find Him with healed hearts,
in that deepest tabernacle of self where love finds peace.
The message is clear, be that I am with the light of life.


"... there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no
more pain, for the former things have passed away." ~ Revelation 21:4


The permanence of living rises past death
     And God will

            🡢 wipe away every tear
            🡢 no more death
            🡢 nor sorrow
            🡢 nor crying


  the former things have passed away  

... shine as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life, ...
~ Philippians 2:14-16


Pure hearts strive to hold the peace of love
                                                     Holding fast
                                                                  the word
  the day of Christ                            of life

                          🡦
          Shine as lights in the world
  Do all things
    ⮡  without complaining and disputing
          ⮡  become blameless and harmless
                    🡣
              Children of God without fault
       in a crooked and perverse generation  


... a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation,
His own special people, ... ~ 1st Peter 2:9


... Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?
... ~ 2nd Corinthians 13:5


... To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, ...
~ Revelation 1:5


But now they desire a better, that is, a heavenly country. ... ~ Hebrews 11:16

... He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself
His own special people, zealous for good works. ~ Titus 2:14


"... 'to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light,
and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgivness
of sins and an inheritance ..." ~ Acts 26:18


A challenge for all is enduring the corruption mortal living presents.
The call is to become more godly with thankfulness more often than not.
To come out of the darkness is to hold fast to His Word of life.


... as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood,
to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God ... ~ 1st Peter 2:5


Sacrifice is an act of caring and doing for others.

... Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, through
which he obtained witness that he was righteous, ... ~ Hebrews 11:4


... by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is,
the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. ~ Hebrews 13:15


But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices
God is well pleased. ~ Hebrews 13:16


"... I desire mercy and not sacrifice. For I did not come to call
the righteous, but sinners, to repentance." ~ Matthew 9:13


And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us,
an offering and a sacrifice to God ... ~ Ephesians 5:2


To know is better than not to know
To offer up spiritual sacrifices
  Acceptable to God through Christ  


            🡢 Righteousness Ė Heb 11:4
            🡢 Praise to God Ė Heb 13:15
            🡢 Do good & share Ė Heb 13:16
            🡢 Mercy Ė Matthew 9:13
            🡢 Love Ė Ephesians 5:2


All God fearing souls are called to offer up spiritual sacrifices.
As creations from the dust, what is acceptable to God through Christ
is righteousness, praise to God, to do good and to share, to show
mercy and love. To live is found in adhering to these principles.
To hate and seek revenge while cursing has no honor with God.


... if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a
house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. ... ~ 2nd Corinthians 5:1-2


What fades in the flesh is replaced in the eternal
Eternal in the heavens
We have a building from God
a house not made with hands
🡣
We desire habitation in heaven
🡡
  if our earthly house is destroyed  
                 ⮡  this tent

For we who are in this tent groan, being burdened, not because we want to be
unclothed, but further clothed, that mortality may be swallowed up by life. ...
~ 2nd Corinthians 5:4-5


The Spirit of God sustains the life it gives
  God who is has prepared  
us for this very thing

🡣
who has given us the
Spirit as a guarantee

🡡
that mortality may be
swallowed up by life
🡡
burdened we groan




Believe




Trust






Hope




Flesh
in Time

... if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does
not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. ~ Romans 8:9


These bodies of the flesh, tents or vessels housing our lives, seek a life
beyond that of the earth. Confidence in heavenís promise only strengthens a
soul. Knowing is one step above hoping. As life carries the groans of living,
our hope is realized through the promise and gift of the Holy Spirit.
To accept the Spirit of Christ is to dwell with God himself.


A heart hopefully reaches out or is stuck within

if the Spirit of God dwells in you
  🡢 not in the flesh but in the Spirit  

if anyone does not have
the Spirit of Christ
🡢 he is not His


... the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. ~ 1st Corinthians 3:16-17

The disregard of holy qualities assassinates spirit
You are the temple of God
the Spirit of God dwells in you

2CO 6:16 the temple of God is holy
which temple you are
1PE 1:16

God will destroy him
  Anyone defiles the temple of God  

... because it is written, "Be holy, for I am holy." ~ 1st Peter 1:16

... For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said:
"I will dwell in them And walk among them. ..." ~ 2nd Corinthians 6:16


... who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill?
He who walks uprightly, And works righteousness, ... ~ Psalms 15:1-3


To achieve the best character a soul can be is
  Who may Abide in Your tabernacle?  
Who may dwell in Your holy hill?

       ● He who walks uprightly
       ● Works righteousness
       ● Speaks the truth in his heart
       ● Does not backbite with his tongue
       ● Nor does evil to his neighbor
       ● Nor does he take up a reproach
                                   ⮡  against his friend



But the path of the just is like the shining sun, That shines
ever brighter unto the perfect day. ~ Proverbs 4:18


As Godís glory has been revealed, each of us houses the gift of life given.
As such, we are custodians of this sacred temple of life. By disregarding the
call to be holy is in defiance of the noble qualities His truth has delivered and
commanded. To climb to the light is to believe in the transformation to come
where we will be as He is, bathed in eternal light. As we rise from the
darkness, death is consumed in the life He freely gives,
as a call to awake; remaining in faith.


... when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.
~ 1st John 3:2


Hope is the basis of knowing of His coming

We shall see Him as He is
🡡
We shall be like Him
When He is revealed
🡡
   Revealed what we shall be   
🡡
Children of God



For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.
Walk as children of light ... ~ Ephesians 5:8


Everywhere the world is in turmoil.
To remain enmeshed in controversies of man,
over the worship of God, seriously weakens the unity of peaceful societies.
To remain sleeping in the darkness of lusting liars sinks all meek souls.
Hope inspires as a return to Godís own truths in the light.
Faith is the light in the house of true hearts.


Therefore He says: "Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead,
And Christ will give you light." ~ Ephesians 5:14


As promised by Jesus the Christ, He has a sanctuary prepared for each
bound to be received in Heaven. Clues to this truth have been unveiled by
the glimpse to His unending presence shown in His holy mountain called Zion
(copy of the true). Bliss will replace all agonies when hope reigns supreme.
The shadows fade as His brilliance shines forth.


Heaven is the destination
Abraham waited for a city built and made by God
We seek a city of God to come - in heavenly country
God dwells in divine Mt. Zion; heavenly Jerusalem
New Jerusalem is where God welcomes His own
Jesus prepares a place for us where He now is
Heaven has no tears, no death, no sorrow, nor pain
As mortals shine as lights not complaining / arguing
God calls us to praise Him zealous for good works
Our earthly house, this tent is temporary
Though all groan, the Spirit is our guarantee of life
As living stones/ temples of God, He dwells with us
Qualities of just righteous honest works lead to God
God says wake from death & come to Christís light

  LightInTheHouseAM7.mp3 (30m 06s)


His light of truth draws us Home.

Darkness is where hate is the common weapon.


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