Do You Experience Fighting Within, War Without?

     “Outside were conflicts, inside were fears.” 2Cor 7:52.

     Trouble has become part of human existence. It is not peculiar to one individual or nation. As it happens to male, so it is with female. It does not spare any race, although it takes different forms.

     No matter what consitutes a trouble, it needs to be managed well so that you will not be drowned in the sea of that trouble. It lis sad that sometimes troubles come in multiples and they can be internal or external, i.e within or without.

     This was the experience of certain people of God in 2 Corinthians 7:5.
     “For indeed, when we came to Mecedonia, our bodies
     had no rest, but we were troubled on every side.
     Outside were conflicts, inside were fears”

     The leader of this group of people of God, Apostle Paul, knew what he was saying. Fear has torment and this was bottled up in them. The torment in fear is capable of paralysing anybody. In addition to fear and torment in it, they experience conflicts outside. The enemies of the Gospel of Jesus Christ persecuted them.

     Thank God that Paul and his group were on the Lord’s side and were able to withstand the storms within and without. Apostle Paul reveals,
     “Nevertheless God, who comforts the downcast, conforted
     us…” 2 Cor 7:6 a&b.
     Do you have the same experience like these people of God? You need the same personality who rescued them, that is God. If you miss Him in your life, you will not only have discomfort’
but the troubles can swallow you up. So you need God!

     It is pertinent to state here that there is an urgent need to examine yourself. Ask yourself, “What is the source of my troubles?” If the source is loss of a smooth or lack of a relationship with God who can save you, then you are doomed.   Deuteronomy 32:15 discloses,
     “But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked,
     You grew fat, you grew thick,
     You are obese!
     Then he forsook God who made him,
     And scornfully esteemed the Rock
      of his salvation.”
     What followed was,
“The sword shall destroy outside;
There shall be terror within.”     Deu 32:15.

     Where   have you missed it? Have you allowed the Lord’s provision for you to turn you into His enemy? You cannot be comfortable with that type of relationship. If you have enough, He provided it. If you do not have enough, He has all the provisions you need (and that which you will ever need).

     Please, let it become clear to you that
“He who made the outside make the inside also” and has absolute control over both.

You cannot do without Him.

     Therefore, return to your Maker who owns you and can control every trouble in your life, within or without. Let me bring this to a close with Apostle Paul’s statement
     “Blessed be the God and Father of our
     Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies
     and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all
     our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort
     those who are in any trouble, with the comfort
     with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 2Cor 1:3-4
     Do you want to have the same experienced to utter these words? Draw nearer to God of all comfort. He will comfort you!
     Stay blessed and ptepared because the Lord is coming soon. 

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ARE YOU AWARE OF THESE FOUR THINGS?

    Knowing and receiving Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour is not the end of faith but the starting point of a life-time journey. A child born toady should not remain as it is now, five or more (months) years later. Those who are associated with such a child will be seriously concerned and will not hesitate to take any necessary steps to ensure that the child experiences all necessary changes.

      That is growth!

     Apostle Paul had the same concern for the church in Colosse. He recommended what would ensure their growth and standing in Christ thus,
     “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord,
     So walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established
     in faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.”   Colossians 2:6-7 NKJV

     As a child needs certain things for growth, as the Apostle recommended for Colossians in dark as to what they should be aware of. These are things that are detrimental to their spiritual health and growth.

     What are these things?

Philosopy. Christians are not to live according to any human philosophy. You as a christian must not believe in any philosophical statements to control your life. You are supposed to live on the truth and not on facts. You are to live in faith. No human philosophy should have influence on you.

Empty deceit. There are lots of deceit in the world today. If you are not very careful, you can easily fall prey. Jesus Christ Himself warned in Matthew 24:24, when He was teaching about the events that would herald his coming,
“For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible even the elect. Falsehood and deceit are the signs of the end-time. Therefore, you must be aware of all forms of empty deceit.

Watch!

Tradition of men. You must be able to distinguish between Christ’s tradition and that of men. Good ideas are not necessarily God’s ideas. No matter how good the tradition is, beware of it. “What does the Holy Bible says?” must be what you must do. Every tradition of men contradicts that of God. To observe men’s tradition is to do contrary to the will of God. This is punishable because it is disobedience. Read this about the Lord’s people’s disobedience,
“Inasmuch as these people draw near with their mouths
And honor me with their lips,
But have removed their hearts far from me,
And their fear toward me is taught
By the commanment of men.”   Isaiah 29:13. NKJV.
     This becomes clearer by the conversation between Jesus Christ and the Religious leaders of His days. They acussed Jesus, “Why do your disciples trangress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.?” Jesus answered, “Why do you also trangress the commandment of God because of your tradition?… this you have made the commandment of God of no effect by your tradition.”   Matt 15:2-6. NKJV.

   Beware!

Rudiments of the world. Kingdom of God citizen have their own system while the world has its own. Are you a kingdom citizen? If yes, heed the words of Apostle Paul,
“Even so we, when we were children of the world.
But now after you have known God, or rather are known by God, how is it that you turn again to the weak and beggarly elements, to which you desire again to be in bondage?”   Gal 4:3,9 NKJV.
     To summarise this, to love every rudiments (elements) of the world is to opt for slavery. Do you want absolute freedom offered by Christ? Do not seek wordly elements.
     Be heaven focussed. Your citizenship is in heaven, patiently wait for the coming of Jesus Christ.
     Stay blessed and prepared for the coming of the Lord.
     Shalom!
NOTE
All Scriptures quoted are from New King James Version of the Holy Bible.

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A BANQUET FOR REVENGE.

        “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,
    but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”   1Corinthians 1:18 NKJV.

     Those  believers who see the old Testament books as full of faults or mistakes are missing many good things. One of them is the beauty of the New Testament lived by certain characters in the old Testament of the Holy Bible. This group of Believers have forgotten that the Scriptures were written by those inspired by the Holy Spirit of God.

     One of the characters who demonstrated the instructions contained in New Testament in the Old was Queen Esther Ahasuerus.

     “How did she do this”?, you may ask?

     The instructions of Jesus Christ to His folowers go thus,
     “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless
     those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use
     you.
      ‘But love your enemies, do good,and lend, hoping for nothing
     in return:and your reward will be great…”   Luke 6:27,35. NKJV
    
    This is contained in the New Testament; do you know there is an equivalent verse in the Old Testament?   Proverbs 25:21 reads,
     “If your enemy is hungry, give him
      bread to eat,
     And if he is thirsty, give him water
     to drink,
     For so you will heap coal of fire
     on his head,
     And the Lord will reward you.”

     This was grossly demonstrated by Queen Esther.

     During the reign of King Ahasuerus, a powerful enemy rose to destroy the people of God, the Jews, who were in that kingdom. This was King Ahasuerus who reigned over one hundred and twenty-seven provinces, from India to Ethiopia, (Esther 1:1b) .This enemy of God’s people really perfected his plan very well. Haman paid the necessary money into the King’s treasury to ensure that the plan to elimante all Jews came to pass. Little knowing that Queen Esther was a Jewish woman.

     In that crucial time, Queen Esther rose to help her people. When she went in to the King to save her people, her response to the King’s question was astonishing.

The King’s question was,
     “What do you wish, Queen Esther? What is your request?
     it shall be given to  you-up to half the kingdom!” Esther 5:3.

     A common response would be to ask for the death of God’s enemy, Haman. This was not the case with Queen Esther. Her reply was,
     “If it pleased the King, let the King and Haman come today to 
     the banquet that I have prepared for him.”   Vesre 4.

    A casual glance at the King’s question and his Queen’s answer may portray the latter as an unserious soul. However, a careful examination brings out the best way to pay back an enemy in his own coins. It is also an evidence that she loved to obey the instructions of God of Israel.
     These question and answer were repeated in Esther 5 verse 6-8. The Queen did not invite new persons. Her guests at the banquet were the King and the enemy of God’s people, Haman. She entertained the one who had the aurhority over the land the person to be judged to the same table to eat her meal. This was done for two different reasons:
One: to make the heart of the King joyful as her husband and to reinforce his love for her “tasty fingers”.
Two: To “Leap coals of fire on Haman’s head” by turning the tide against him. She efficiently achieved her two-fold goals at the same banquet.

     At the right time when the iron of revenge was very hot, Queen Esther struck. The King’s question remained,
“What is your petition, Queen Esther? It shall be granted you. And what is your request up to half the Kingdom? It shall be done!”   Esther 7:2.

     Queen Esther’s answer was modified to bring her pursuit to a logical conclusion. She said,
    “If I found favor in your sight, o King, and if it pleases the King,
    let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my
       request.
     For we have been sold, my people and I, to be destroyed, to
     be killed, and to be annihilated…
     The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman.”    Esther 7:3-4,6.

     What was the final outcome?

     King Ahasuerus commanded Haman to be hanged together with his ten sons. Haman replaced Mordecai who was hated by him. This hatred spread to the other Jews. He was hanged on the gallow he prepared for Mordecai. That is the irony of life!

     What apppeared to be foolishness in Queen Esther later turned into wisdom.
     Have you identified any known adversary? Do him good. He have done you evil but do good to him. You will reap what you sow and he what he sowed. Doing good means you heap coals of fire on him. You will then laugh last.
     Therefore, do not hesitate to give food to your hungry adversary. Prepare a Banquet of Revenge for your enemy by meeting his needs sincerely and faithfully.
     Stay blessed and prepared for the coming of the Lord.

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Great Miracle

Wonderful God

A Muslim man in Egypt killed his wife because she was reading the Bible and then buried her with their infant baby and an 8 year old daughter.

حيث ان الفتيات دفنوا و هم أحياء ! و قام بتبليغ الشرطة بالحادثة متهما العم بجريمته . و بعد 15 يوما يموت أحد أفراد العائلة . و عندما أرادوا دفنه , وجدوا تحت الرمل الفتاتان الصغيرتان على قيد الحياة .

The girls were buried alive! then He reported to the police that an uncle killed the kids. 15 days later, another family member died. When they went to bury him, they found the 2 little girls under the sand – ALIVE!
هذه الحادثة أغضبت الناس و حكم على الرجل بالإعدام

The country is outraged over the incident, and the man will be executed.
وقد سؤلت الفتات الكبرى عن كيفيت بقائها على قيد الحياة , فقالت : ‘ كان يجيء إلينا كل يوم رجل , كان هذا الرجل يلبس ثياب مشعّة و كان له جروح نازفة في يديه , كان يأتي و يطعمنا . و قد أيقظ أمي و بتالي فقد أستطاعت أن ترضع أختي . ‘
قالت الفتات هذا الكلام في مقابلة على التلفزيون المصرية الوطنية , و أفادة امراة مسلمة عبرأخبار مؤكدة. قالت فيها على التلفزيون الشعبي : ‘ كان هذا بلا شك السيد المسيح , لأن لا أحد غيره يستطيع فعل مثل هكذا أشياء! ‘

The older girl was asked how she had survived and she says ‘A man wearing shiny clothes, with bleeding wounds in his hands, came every day to feed us. He woke up my mom so she could nurse my sister,’ she said.

She was interviewed on Egyptian National TV, by availed Muslim woman news anchor. She said on public TV, ‘This was none other than JESUS, because nobody else does things like this!’

المسلمون يؤمنون بأن السيد المسيح يستطيع فعل هذا , ولكن الجراح تشير إلى أن السيد المسح حقا قد صلب , وأيضا من الواضح أنه على قيد الحياة ! , وأيضا من الواضح أن الطفلة لا تستطيع أن تخترع قصة مثل تلك , و أساس فإن من المستحيل بقاء الطفلتان على قيد الحياة بدون معجزة حقيقية ,

Muslims believe Isa (JESUS) would do this, but the wounds mean He really was crucified, and it’s clear also that He is alive! But, it’s also clear that the child could not make up a story like this, and there is no way these children could have survived without a true miracle. Muslim leaders are going to have a hard time to figure out what to do with this, and the popularity of the Passion movie doesn’t help! With Egypt at the centre of the media and education in the Middle East , you can be sure this story will spread.

السيد المس يح ما زال يقلب العالم رأسا على عقب! رجاء دع هذه القصة تنتشر بين الناس. يقول الله : ‘أنا سأبارك الشخص الذي يضع ثقته فيّ.’ أرميا 17.

Christ is still turning the world upside down! Please let this story be shared. The Lord says, ‘I will bless the person who puts his trust in me.’ Jeremiah 17..
رجاء أرسل هذه الرسالة إلى كل قائمتك والله سيكافئك بوفرة! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Please forward these to all on your list and GOD will reward you abundantly!!!!!!!!!!!
Please finish reading before you do anything else right now.
Read this to the end. My name is God. I know you will give your time for me. I love you and always bless you. I am always with you. I need you to spend 30 minutes of your time with me today. Don’t pray. Just praise. Today I want this message across the world before midnight. Will you help? Please do not cut it and I’ll help you with something that you are in need of. A blessing is coming your way. Please drop everything & pass it on. Tomorrow will be the Best Day of your Life. Send this to  friends Trust God.

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Comfort!

The God of ALL COMFORT will comfort you and your family with ALL COMFORT at His disposal in Jesus Name.

Welcome to the month of July 2817.

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Please, Beware!

*SIT DOWN,CHECK UP, MEDITATE, CRY OUT FOR HELP WHEN YOU NOTICE THESE IN YOUR LIFE.*

1. Beware When prayer becomes a difficult thing for you.

2. Beware When fasting is becoming a history in your spiritual timetable.

3. Beware When you no longer enjoy reading the word of God.

4. Beware When attending church programme is becoming a burden rather than a blessing for you.

5. Beware When living a life of holiness is appearing like extremism.

6. Beware When sinful living becomes a lifestyle in the name of grace.

7. Beware When you crave for earthly things rather than the things of God.

8. Beware When waking up in the night to pray is becoming a thing of the past.

9. Beware brethren, when your heart no longer desires to see the Lord Jesus one day.

10. Beware when you eat more than pray

11. Beware when you no longer share the word with others.

12. Beware When u start diluting the preaching Word of God to keep people around you.

13.  Beware When you spend more time on Facebook, whatsapp, twitter, and internet. These things become idols and take the place of God.

14. Beware When you ignore messages such as these.

Beware of all these, brethren. Satan isn’t resting. We too must be vigilant.

Lets prepare, Jesus is coming soon to take those who are eagerly waiting for him.

PLEASE DON’T LET SHARING THIS BECOME A BURDEN LET US ALL BE CONSCIOUS  OF THE LAST DAYS.
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Right Attitude

Think On This:

A Stronger And Positive Attitude
Creates More Miracles Than Any Other Thing..
Because
Life Is 10 % How You Make It..
And
90 % How You Take It..!

Stay blessed and prepared for the coming of the Lord.

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