To change the world, you must change yourself.
And, without self reflection, you will not see the good, the bad, and what need an upgrade.
What you see in others is in you
What you see in yourself is in countless others
To change the world then, you must bring what is inside to the forefront
This is where the change begins
When talking about Jezebel, many people refer to the esthetics:
2 Kings 9:30 Then Jehu went to Jezreel. When Jezebel heard about it, she painted her eyes, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.
We need to talk about the wicked conniving, rallying of elders, and sane people to take another’s inheritance by force, killing him! 1 Kings 21
You may have become a target because of what heaven endowed you with! Your gifts, skills, your successes, your talent, your predisposition, your aura, and to sum it all up, God’s glory on your life!
Jezebel was a conniving woman, she was a gossip, a witch who will kill and maim anyone, great and small to get what she want, her way, and always!
Jezebel was a manipulator who succeeded in turning the mind of everyone in Jezreel against Naboth – 1 Kings 21. Everyone who knew Naboth intimately suddenly turned against him.
There are many Jezebel in our families, friends, communities, in places of authority, not only turning the hearts of people against each other, but also against God.
Is there a trace of Jezebel in you friends?
I am also checking myself for the heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? Jeremiah 17:9
“Jesus said to him, but still that we may not cause offense, go to…… Matthew 17:26
To those that are skilled in causing offense amongst brethren, Jesus knows he is exempted from paying taxes, but to keep peace, to avoid offending the collectors of the temple tax, He paid His tax!
What are you going to do differently this new month?
Let us try to live by the Words we profess!
#character #kindness #livingtheword
☀️ Radiant Glory
Presenting a transformed you to your world.
I believe being born again means reintroducing ourselves, our new being in Christ to the world.
When there is no difference between us and the world other than the words we speak, then we cannot impact the world, try as we may.
The world knows words are cheap.
However, acting out The Word, seeing a transformed being cannot be explained away! This is what can change the world
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Change the world one person at a time starting with You! Your good self!
Thank you Lord for enriching my life
With all the trials, temptations, troubles and triumph
I am grateful for the small things of life
Grateful for the little things of life
They’ve all made my world beautiful
Grateful for all that is mine – desires, dreams, passion, aspirations ……
For you placed them there, in my heart, to keep me alive
For yet it shall be and you will give me more
More for this lifetime and beyond
To be fulfilled, to perfection only in Christ Jesus
Grateful Lord for your kindness to me and mine
Be magnified Oh Lord.
There are many voices speaking daily to us. We speak to ourselves, and many more speak to us, our spouses, sponsors, children, friends, religious leaders, secular leaders, and so on.
Wisdom demand that we sift through what we hear, and take hold of that which nourishes our soul.
Every and any word spoken that gives you unholy sorrow or is contrary to what God says about you, you must reject right away. Do not give room for such words, regardless of the guise in which it was spoken a resting place to alight in your mind.
What has God spoken concerning you, your life’s situation, and circumstances? What are you hearing left right and center? Just because the prophecy is spoken by all and sundry does not make it The Truth.
You need to remember Jehoshaphat in 2 Chronicles 18 – all 400 prophet prophesied the same thing and they were all wrong. Measure words with The Word of God.
At a point Jesus had to rebuke Satan speaking through Peter. Matthew 16:22b This shall never happen to you! How many good things, godly things have the naysayers say will never happen to you? Rebuke it!!
Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me Satan! You are a stumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.” Matthew 16:23
By now you should know there are some Peters around you that need to be rebuked, from the pulpit to the bedroom, the statehouse to the classroom, and even in your own head!
Rebuke every voice that is not speaking the concerns of God in your ears. You have the power and authority to rebuke! Use it!!!!
Death and life is in the power of the tongue – Proverbs 18:21