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The Deal-Let Him In

You did not obey, you refused to follow His Word. Yeah, you got it going on, you know the deal.  You follow the world rather than follow God’s Word. Yeah, it’s called rebellion, the prudent and easy thing to do is rebel. So many people have done it in the past. It is a staple within our being.

It’s real easy to sin, takes little effort anyone can do it. However  the clear choice, the hard choice is to walk the straight and narrow path of The Lord, but we are too dumb, too fixed in the ways of the evil one to listen!

Yeah it’s a choice between good and evil, it’s up to you to choose, yeah that’s the deal. Which road will you choose? If you’re smart you will choose Jesus, it is that simple. All you got to do is ask for His forgiveness and accept Him (Jesus) as your Savior. Then you will be free!

Seal the Deal today…..Jesus is Lord! Open the door and let Him in!

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The Deal- Accountability

 

 

We all from time to time wonder are we meeting the expectations that the Lord has set for us. Not one of us can be sure that we are meeting them. That is why we must emerge ourselves in God’s Word and embrace His Son and our Savior Jesus Christ. If you listen to this world and if you live for the world you are in trouble. Our world is sinful and misguided, you must ask yourself this question. When you leave this world are you ready to give an accounting to God for your actions? Are you ready to accept the consequences of your actions while you were on this earth? Can you really take a chance and choose not to believe in Jesus Christ?

Just something to ponder. Just remember we all are accountable for how we live our lives while on this earth. Remember this is not our home our home is with The Lord.

 

The Deal- A Prayer For Our Enemies

To often we hate and we continue to hate those who do us wrong. We hold grudges and you know what, none of us can deny that we have exhibited this behavior. We are all a work in progress and we all have fell short of the glory of the Lord. This is a prayer for my enemies, yes those that have done me wrong. I've read it will make us all more Christ like. If you like read it aloud and if you have not prayed for those who have done you wrong. Do so today and ask Jesus to come into your life as your personal Savior, by asking for forgiveness of your sins.

Father, I come to You today to thank You for the gift of salvation that You have given to us all through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Thank You Jesus for showing all of us how we should forgive. Jesus when I think of the awful things that they did to You before and during Your work on Calvary, I realize the tremendous sacrifice that You made for me on Calvary. And the beautiful thing is that I do not have to do anything except ask for Your forgiveness and for You to be The Lord and Savior of my life. I ask You today to forgive me of all the sinful things I have done in my life and I thank You for giving me the gift of Salvation through Your work on Calvary. Please come into my life today! Thank You Father God for giving Your only Son Jesus and the sacrifice Jesus made for our redemption and salvation on Calvary. I give my life to You today and forever.

I pray this day for my enemies, those who I have held grudges against for the wrong they did to me. I ask that You bless and keep them. I pray that You strengthen them, so that they will come to know the Love and sacrifice that Jesus made on Calvary for them. I pray that they will know You and ask You into their lives Jesus. Please bless and keep all of my enemies.

I pray this prayer, so that I will take the step to be more like You Father and Your Son Jesus Christ. Strengthen everyone who reads this prayer, open their eyes and their Hearts that they will let Jesus into their lives by simply asking Him for forgiveness of sin and for His eternal Salvation. In this I ask it in Jesus Name I pray Amen!

 

The Deal- Knowing God, Knowing Jesus Christ

We are all a work in progress…..Continually learning who we are in Christ!

I want to talk about God and His Son Jesus Christ today. Most people do not understand God because they do not reach out and make the effort. They do not love and embrace His Son Jesus Christ. Why because they listen to the world. They listen to a world that does not love you. They listen to a world that cares nothing about you.

I am not here to tell you what to do. But if you seek eternal life then here’s a good chance to turn your life around. Most secular people think that’s Christians, always preaching about Jesus Christ and preaching hate. Yes we preach about Jesus Christ, but a true christian does not preach hate. If they do, they are not christians. Jesus life was all about love, not money, love. Yes some christians cross the line, maybe some are not good people. This world is filled with imperfect people. There is a reason for that- they are human and they are walking within their own way and own thoughts, not the thoughts of God. God gave us all freewill to do what we want, go where we want, be who we want, live how we want to live, worship who we want, try anything we want. That is the will of God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. You have free will. But that does not mean God or Jesus approves. He will never approve sin. But he readily forgives your sins over and over again because He is a loving God and is always there for you. God is not about Government. He is not about Government regulation. He wants us to respect Government and The Leaders He has put in place. But He gives YOU the right to choose.

You see no one comes to the Father God, accept through the Son, Jesus Christ.

If you don’t believe that , think about the choices you make everyday. They are 100% up to you, did the government approve those choices, did you ask God can I do this? No. Because He gave you free will. He is the way, the truth and the light. You must make the decision to ask His son Jesus Christ to come into your life and confess and forgive your sins. It is a simple decision like deciding to go to a playoff game or deciding to go on a vacation, deciding not to open the bible, deciding not to be a provider to your family. God is hands off. That is why all this turmoil goes on in this earth, because we make the turmoil with our own actions. We shape this world and everything that’s wrong with it is because of us. No it is is not because of God, it is because of us. We are in control and God will never withdraw that freedom from you. Know this we’ve lived in a fallen world because Adam and Eve disobeyed God a long time ago,we inherited sin from them.

Because we disobeyed God a long time ago, I am refering to Adam and Eve, he gave us all free will. It is a simple story, you probably know it. Pick up your family bible if you have one or go online to gotquestions.org. They have all the answers about God and His son Jesus Christ. You have the free will to do it. You can do what you want to do. God is not going to twist your arm. He’s not going to tell you to stop. He will tell you if you ask, because he loves you. It will come in the way that God sees fit. Not in a conversation. I can’t tell you how, because he talks to us all differently, thru His written word, through one of your friends, through me and this blog, through a tv show or hundreds of other ways. God can show up anywhere through all the things that we humans created and did not create (the things created by God). He probably want come to you like he spoke to Moses. Although we can’t rule that option out. But that is up to God.

So if you’re not believing any of this, all I can tell you is that God is real! What I am telling you is real!

If you are not believing in Jesus Christ, if you want to be in God’s kingdom you must accept Jesus as your Savior. You can do what you want. Keep on living that sinful life. All of us do sin. But are you willing to take a chance to really know Him? You might say all of us will die and that will be the end of it. No it want be the end of it. We will all be subject to God’s judgement. Ask Jesus to come into your life!

It’s up to you my friend. It entirely up to you. You’re in the voting booth and can pull that lever, you have many choices, you know that they are real. If I were you I would vote for Jesus Christ. You have choices, many of them. God is not debating and will not debate with you. He gave you free will. You’re debating with yourself. There is only one God and He gave His Son Jesus Christ as a sacrifice for our sins. There is only one way to God, it is thru His Son and our Savior Jesus Christ.

Ask someone you know that is a Christian about these things, if they know Jesus they are more than happy to tell you. If you decide to know Jesus, it is a lifelong learning process. I am still learning, But the Holy Spirit compels me to put it out here so others will know. So you have free will and it is a beautiful thing! Vote for Jesus, confess and ask Him to come into your life. Then go to gotquestions.org, so that you can learn more about Him. The thing about this is it does not cost a thing. Just an open mind. But remember you must come to Jesus Christ alone, only you, not a friend, not your wife or husband, you must ask Him yourself, it is very simple. The benefit? You will have eternal life in Christ and live with Him in heaven. Ask Him to forgive you of your sins, confess that you have sinned and accept that Jesus died on the cross to give you this opportunity.

You want find an “if you act now” call to action in this post. No one will ask you to be in a pyramid scheme. Not one will ask for your credit card number and continually charge it. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain! The beauty is once you do it, you’re in God’s Kingdom and you will receive benefits, however you must strive to live your life the way God wants you to. You will slip and sin, God will forgive you. He only ask that you accept His Son Jesus Christ. Get a good study bible and start reading it, when you start you will not understand the interpretation. Lots of people misinterpret the bible. That’s  why you should get a good study bible, called a commentary bible. Get one and the Holy Spirit will give you understanding as you read.

For God So loved the world that He gave His only Son, who ever believes in Him shall have everlasting life.” John 3:16 .

Jeremiah 29:11

New International Version (NIV)

11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.


Suffering Servant- Our Savior Jesus Christ, Isaiah 55:3

4Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted. 5But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed. 6All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.…

The Deal- God’s Lesson and God’s Way in Loss

God never gives us more than we can bear. That's certainly a beautiful thing. You know the feeling. If you live long enough you will experience grief from the loss of a love one. But God is always there to take hold of us and guide us and give us a profound hope in the face of loss. That is God's way, who miraculously leads us through the personal storm. Somehow he molds the situation into a triumph that guides us to feel and comprehend the spiritual meaning of the one we lost and loved.


God has a distinct purpose for all of our lives, and we learn more in our loss about the purpose of someones life than we can ever imagine. That's God's lesson, and most certainly that is God's way.

The Deal- Jesus Is The Author and Finisher of Our Faith!

Life is too short to constantly be demeaned by employers and customer alike.  You know from a spiritual perspective, we will have turmoil in this world.  We  will continually face less than ideal situations and we will be harassed,  taken advantage of and mistreated. Why? Because we live in a fallen, a less than perfect world.  That is our reality. We inherited this fate a long time ago. Yet we seem to believe we can have it all in this world.

Once we realized the futility of having it all we soon learn that the better route  is to grow in faith. Faith you say? Yes Faith!   It is easier said than done.  It is something I struggle with as well, but it is a remedy that I accept as real and that the Lord has given us.    You see Jesus paid a price for our minds and souls on Calvary a long, long time ago. Get a copy of Passion of  Christ to understand what He did for you and I. Be sure to watch it.  That is our reality, Christ’s death on the cross. There He Gave His life To save our life!  If you don’t understand that get insight by studying the “Word”, The Holy Bible!

We need not feel sorry for ourselves, but we do need to understand we are more than conquerors here on earth when Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith.  The most important thing I can do is write about and witness to you that My God is Real! He’s real in my soul and nothing, I mean nothing can take that away from me. Now there you have it, know this- “Greater is He that is in me than he that is in the world”.  God Bless. Jesus is Lord!

The Deal- Jesus Arose and Gave Us All Eternal Life

Doing this year’s celebration of Easter remember and give thanks for the magnificent work that the Lord Jesus did on the Cross at Calvary that day. Because Jesus gave His life that day, we now have eternal life.  No one comes to Father except through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He died for us so that we may have eternal and everlasting life. That’s the beauty of the work that Jesus did on the cross. If you do not know Him, ask Him to forgive you of your sins and to come into your life, he gave you the Gift of Redemption, use it right here right now so that you will have everlasting life.

 

The Deal- The Fruit

Here’s  the concept. The Deal if you will.   We read about the fruit. I’m  not talking about an apple, a pear or even a grape. I’m talking about the dynamics of the fruit.  We know the apple, the pear, or even other fruit takes time to grow to nurture and to be what God wants it to be. You prune the tree in your back yard. Apply the mulch each spring to nourish it. Before you know it  we have an abundant harvest. it might take 1 year,  2 years are even ten, or a lifetime  but that tree keeps  producing until finally it  bears fruit, a harvest.

That’s what God does in our  Life.  It takes time, but we must spend quality time with the Lord. Not just a little time, quality time. As a matter of fact God wants your time. When you give it to Him wonderful things have a chance to happen. You receive the fruit.  It might be 1 year, 2 years, 3 years or  a lifetime of devoting quality time. Confess your sins to the Lord Jesus, God’s  Son, and you will have the gift of eternal life. No one comes to the Father, unless they confess to His Son Jesus Christ.

But one of the gifts that God gives is  fruit. It is the Fruit of the spirit that God gives us when He’s ready. Nurture your garden and wait on the Lord. He will deliver an abundant harvest.  The Fruit of the Spirit will be yours.  What the gift is  only God knows.  He may not get there when you want Him to, but God is always right on time!

Preparing Your Field to Receive God’s Blessing

I know your deed, see I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have a little strength, yet you kept my word and not denied my name.
Revelation 3: 8

Just as we expect a blessing we must be prepared to receive is from The Lord. After all we do not know when the blessing will come or how God will deliver it. More importantly we must prepare ourselves to live according to God’s direction. In doing so we are preparing ourselves for any thing that God wants to do in our lives.

How do we prepare?
We need to cultivate our inner soil. Make sure the foundation of God’s word is ingrained in our Heart and soul.

We need to remove the thick weeds and brush that sprout up in our lives. Just as weeds continue to hinder the growth of our garden we must make sure we remove sinful thoughts and actions from our lives by confessing our sins to God. We need to remove sinful thoughts and actions and confess our sins before God on a daily basis. So that we are prepared to receive God’s blessing.

Give God everything you have and the rest is up to God. God’s rewards us with His blessings and grace through Jesus Christ.