Truth supressed? Who are those responsible for such? Could there be some truth hidden in plain sight? Are there truth that you and I need to know?
Yes, there are truth that is suppressed. And we all are guilty of this. You only need to look within yourself, and look without to know so.
Being diplomatic, keeping peace at all cost sometimes is outright suppression of truth. No wonder our world is in tumult! Has always been! Yet God is not happy about it. Guess we all need to repent.
Not evangelizing is a suppression of truth for we know without Christ Jesus in a person’s life, their eternity will be spent in pain yet in order not to offend, we keep mute about telling them, with love of course.
Father, have mercy and help us all to propagate the truth we already know. To share your love and mercy to our world.
Romans 1:18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.
What truth about this God do you know? Are you sharing it with others? Or are you hoarding it? Merchandising it? Repent!
The Gospel is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone that believes. Romans 1:16
In this same gospel, the righteousness of God is revealed. This righteousness is a righteousness that is by faith. You cannot earn it in any other way other than by faith. Romans 1:17The righteous will live by faith!
How hard can this truth be? I wonder why it took this long for this truth to permeate my being. I think my belief system conditioned me somehow to erroneously believe that I cannot attain this righteousness.I kept undervaluing what the blood bought for me. How wrong I was! For the Lord by His blood washed and poured His essence into you and I!
You can never, neither can I ever be righteous on our own, even though I do not steal, commit adultery, murder, covet, lie, fornicate, worship idols, or/ and engage in any secret sin, I still cannot attain this righteousness.
Like most of you, anger and pride are always lurking around my every action and reaction. Doubt and unbelief often sneaked in unawares, and when I conquered all these, then a little gossip peeped in, and so on like a rollercoaster I kept struggling against all these little foxes that spoilt the vine – Song of Solomon 2:15.
The Lord Himself by His Holy Spirit searches the hearts of man. Jeremiah 17:10“I the Lord search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.” He saw my struggle and sent help to me. He led me to read this truth in His word and He opened my heart to receive it.
The fact is that only faith in Christ Jesus can make you and I righteous, the moment this truth took hold of me and I allowed it room in my heart, then I slowly realized that the things I struggle with gradually dissipated.
I am no longer slave to sin because I am the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus. 2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. Hebrews 6:10
35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ Read from Matthew 25:32-46
We all know the story of Jonathan and David in 1 Samuel 18 where Jonathan, heir to the throne of his father King Saul took a liking to David, a rival of sort, of his father and the throne. Jonathan ultimately died with his father, due to King Saul’s many sins and falling out of favor with Jehovah. David against all odds got to the throne and one faithful day, he remembered Jonathan. King David repaid Jonathan’s kindness to Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s sons – 2 Samuel 9:1-13
What am I implying? The Lord said seed time and harvest time shall never seize as long as the earth remains. Genesis 8:22. Good and evil remains and they both have consequences. The good you do and the bad you do, you will reap.
Christian’s in many denominations are often led incessantly to break curses, generational curses, ancestral curses, and so on that has been in their family due to the sins of their forefathers etc, without balancing it with request for heaven to repay the good that someone from this same lineage, generation past has done for and unto the Lord!
Many of us has store houses of bounties that the Lord want us to access, however, we are busy closing, and shutting the door of an empty room labelled curses that heaven has emptied out at our rebirth and the many times we have applied and pleaded the precious blood of Jesus!
This is where religion, and false preachers have kept many, in perpetual ignorance. Taking you on and off the same route and cycle of these activities and that activity without recourse. No wonder the scriptures says my people perish for lack of knowledge – Hosea 4:6
Friends, Abrahams blessings are yours because you are his seed by faith- Genesis 22:18; Galatians 3:7 understand, then, that those who believe are children of Abraham. 8 The scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: “All nations will be blessed through you.”. So also, the blessings of past generation can be yours too.
And you, yourself have labored, you have sown some good seeds in fertile ground, you have fed the Lord, comforted the Lord, and you did clothed the Lord in that sister or brother you covered their nakedness – Please note that the Lord owes no one. He will repay your good deeds. You must however, remind the Lord, not that He forgets, however, you must ask that your reward comes speedily even as this year round up.
God will yet open that store house holding your reward IF you ask. Ask and you shall receive – Matthew 7:7. Psalms 65:11 says, God will crown this year 2020 with His bounty, and your carts will overflow with abundance. Amen
There is a confidence you will have when you know that the Lord will never leave nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
There is a confidence you will have when you know He that watches over you neither sleep not slumbers. Psalms 121: 3 He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lord watches over you—the Lord is your shade at your right hand; 6 the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
There is a confidence and assurance you will have when you know that the Power that raised Christ Jesus from the grave is at work within you. Romans 8:11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.
Oh, there is a confidence that you will have when you know that no weapon of the enemy formed against you and all that concerns you will ever prosper –Isaiah 54:17no weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,”declares the Lord.
Friends, there is a way you will walk confidently when you know that there are angels station all around you, to guide you in all your ways. Psalms 91:11 For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
Unfortunately, many are ignorant and thus in bondage to lies! Many are been fed words that seemingly declare Jesus as the head over all principalities and powers, yet these words exalt Satan and his agent, being the Lord of this earth, all powerful, all seeing, and thus they are fearful of the elemental forces of darkness. Colossians 2:20Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules:
Friends, Jesus is the King of Kings, and the Lord of Lords – Deuteronomy 10:1717 For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. Revelation 19: 16 On his robe and on his thigh he has this name written: king of kings and lord of lords. He is the head over all those forces of darkness that has or want to hold you in bondage.Colossians 2:10and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority.
You must break free from any and every form of bondage. Jesus Christ by His death on the cross, He did go down into Sheol and triumph over principalities and powers, Jesus made a public spectacle of the devil and rose up after 3 days, He showed Himself to many and then ascended unto heaven. Jesus is seated in heavenly places above all these principalities and powers, the rulers of the darkness of this world, the spiritual wickedness in high places that you fear and has kept you in perpetual bondage.
Jesus is from above- John 3:31The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is from the earth belongs to the earth, and speaks as one from the earth. The one who comes from heaven is above all. And whatever is from above is above all! Believe this friends! You have been set free from bondage to fear-sin!
You will need to read the scriptures, the account of the life, death, and ascension of Christ Jesus for yourself! Trust every bit of what you read. It is the truth. Receive confidence in the finished work of our Lord Jesus Christ today in Jesus name I pray. Shalom
Luke 11:34 Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are healthy, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are unhealthy, your body also is full of darkness. 35 See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness. 36 Therefore, if your whole body is full of light, and no part of it dark, it will be just as full of light as when a lamp shines its light on you.”
The eye is the window to the soul I hear this very often. Also, what we see with our eyes is a pointer to the state of our soul.
You can see love by just looking into someone’s eyes or hate as the case may be. You can see sorrow and despair in the eyes without a single drop of tear. I have been seeing beauty in a different dimension since the Corona Virus changed our world. I will look at old wrinkly faces and see love, compassion, kindness, strength, gentleness, calmness, and can even imagine stories of what these eyes can tell.
At dinner on my birthday a few days back my son leaned over to me and he whispered she is beautiful mummy. I was taken aback and looked at him, asking how do you know, because the waiter had mask on. He responded, her eyes mummy!. You see, our eyes says so much more than we would like others to know about us.
Also what you see is a reflection of the state of your heart and soul. To many people, nothing looks beautiful to them. Everything is ugly, dark, and worthless. This is the state of their being and has nothing to do with the object of their sight/wrath.
To some everything is in $$$ sign, not that this is a bad thing. However, when every relationship, every alliance, every activity, action, reaction, endeavour, and opportunities are all in $$$ sign, that is a problem. This means mammon has taken over!
To such people money is what dictates their love, friendship, kindness, alliances, interactions, respect, and regards. They can and will do anything for $$$. There profession of faith is directly proportional to their finances, and you are only as good a being as the amount of dollar they think you can bring, yield, or give to them.
I pray that we will all take note of what our Lord Jesus said, ” See to it, then that the light within you is not darkness – Luke 11:35; and pray for a renewing of our minds so our eyes can truly see Christ Jesus as He is, and His presence in the lives of the people around us.
In Listening To Hear Him! I chided myself about being a chatter box. This is because, I am very good at talking. I can’t seem to keep my mouth closed when I am in the presence of God which I have come to know is always. He is ever constant with me. I praise the Lord, worship Him, question him, share my thoughts, and my secrets since He is all I’ve got! I am in a constant mood to talk. However, now is a time to listen!
What a dilemma it has been for me to sit down, keep quiet, to be still just for a little while, to rest in God’s embrace so He can speak to me. I need to hear Him! This I have already established and am so eager, however, staying still is not my strong suit.
Oh Lord help me! I want to hear you speak through the pages of your Word! I do! You know I do Lord! Please help me to calm my mind down, help me to put these countless thoughts flowing in my brain into compartment so I have room to hear.
Only you Oh Lord my Father, can calm my anxious thoughts, and comfort me with your joy. Psalms 94:19 -When anxiety was great withing me, your consolation brought me joy.
I am also asking for grace to bridle my tongue as you speak Lord! Friends, now is not a time to speak aimlessly, for folly flows ceaselessly like a river from an unbridled tongue. Like a broken rudder in a ship, boat or aircraft, is anyone that lacks wisdom to bridle their tongue
When you called for a meeting Lord, wisdom demand that I come early and prepared to listen. You know I haven’t acted as such Lord, help me. Father I need you. Yes, I am trying, but I know I need more than to try. I must discipline myself to be still. I ask for help here Lord. Help me by your Holy Spirit in Jesus mighty name. Amen
All Mighty, All Knowing, All Sufficient, All Powerful Father of Glory! Thank you for your faithfulness, grace and mercy!
There are some truth in the scriptures that you need to imbibe or you will never grow in your Christian walk. These truth has to be second nature to you for it to stand against any onslaught of the wicked one in any form.
You should know by now that there are forces, principalities and powers that would prefer you to be ignorant of who you are, Who’s you are, and what you are capable of becoming! Your ignorance of your status is gain to the wicked.
Thank God no one has the monopoly of knowledge. All the information you and I need to walk tall and talk loud is right there in the Bible.
You, my friend reading this, you are a Masterpiece! The Bible says so! Believe it! Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.
I need to let you in on this open secret, hush, my secret as it is contained in 2 Peter 1:3-9. It does not matter what the naysayers are saying, this right here is my truth, I believe it, I own it! You can make it yours too!
3 Christ’s divine power has given Me everything I need for a godly life through MY knowledge of him who called ME by his own glory and goodness.4 Through these he – Christ Jesus, has given ME his very great and precious promises, so that through them I may participate in the divine nature, having escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.
5 For this very reason, I make every effort to add to MY faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; 6 and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; 7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. 2 Peter 1:5-7
8 For if I possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep ME from being ineffective and unproductive in MY knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.9 But whoever does not have them is nearsighted and blind, forgetting that they have been cleansed from their past sins.2 Peter 2:8-9