Tag Archive | love

Dignified Freedom!

It is absolutely clear that God has called you to a free life. Just make sure that you don’t use this freedom as an excuse to do whatever you want to do and destroy your freedom.

Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love; that’s how freedom grows.

For everything we know about God’s Word is summed up in a single sentence: Love others as you love yourself. That’s an act of true freedom.

If you bite and ravage each other, watch out—in no time at all you will be annihilating each other, and where will your precious freedom be then?

Galatians 5:13‭-‬15 MSG
https://bible.com/bible/97/gal.5.13-15.MSG

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It Is A Gift!

If you’re a hard worker and do a good job, you deserve your pay; we don’t call your wages a gift.

But if you see that the job is too big for you, that it’s something only God can do, and you trust him to do it—you could never do it for yourself no matter how hard and long you worked—well, that trusting-him-to-do-it is what gets you set right with God, by God. Sheer gift.

Romans 4:4‭-‬5 MSG

This is Salvation, uprightness, righteousness, joy, peace, and much more like discernment, wisdom, beauty, contentment, and life itself is a gift! No amount of money can buy you those!

☀️Radiant Glory

Tell It To The King!What Ails You?

Just wondering! How many Naaman’s do we meet daily? How many of us are like Naaman? I mean, we do not have leprosy, thanks be to God! We however have somethings like leprosy, be it an ailment of the heart, mind, body, financial, relational, career wise, that thorn, or that which bounds, a burden, limiting us in one way or another. 

No one knows about this ailment for we have mastered concealing it over time. It is visible even to ourselves only when no one else is present. 2 Kings 5:1 Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the Lord had given victory to Aram. He was a valiant soldier, but he had leprosy.

How could Naaman have conducted himself, such that no one in the battalion of soldiers and high ranking officers, and the King of the land himself without any hint?

It seems only his wife and the young slave girl knew that this powerful man had leprosy. God must have hidden this from all but few!  How could Naaman be leprose and it is not readily vicible? Not even under his armour, a piece of flesh giving his secret away!

And the slave girl! Well, one day she had to take the wash basin into the bosses quarters. She thought she heard the master beckon her come in, in response to her knock! Alas, there she stood frozen, face to face with the Master just few steps apart!

Her Master! Leprose? It can’t be! Blinking, for her mind was somersaulting within her chest, really! Master! What ails you? She must have asked with compassion! This compassion did not go unnoticed by Naaman, even in the midst of his embarrassment. Compassion from a heart filled with love! Compassion was what stopped her from been sent to an early grave. 

To the many that have stumbled in over the years into the masters quarters, they never lived to tell the tale. Many were  shocked when the executioner came for them, silenced forever from revealing what brought tragedy their way when the blade fell!

This girl from Israel! She saw a man burdened, and in need of a cure! Her Master, nice and always joking around with the little children whenever he was home. The best slave Master in the entire area. Many slaves pray their master will send them over to help for a little while in Naaman’s yard whenever he is hosting the soldiers.

Just one night at Naaman’s house and off to war! Many are prone to wish. Better die a gallant than live as a worthless slave treated worst than an animal.

Friends, what does Naaman’s leprosy represent in your life? God forbid any disease or infirmities in your quarters in Jesus mighty name. What is that thing, that thorn in your flesh, visible to you, yet not unto others? What has bound you, while you walk like a freeman in the society?

What is that thing? That issue, hidden in our hearts eating us away? Broken heart? Broken dreams? Worry? Unforgivess? Insecurity? Greed? Anger? Pride? Envy, and jealousy , amongst many vices.

Tell it to the King friends! As this slave girl faced her master, his shoulder slumped for a twinkle of an eye and the many years of military training set in, and he uttered, tell no one” as he picked up his robe and walked out unto the patio overlooking the lake.

This girl gingerly positioned the water basin well on its stand and walked back out, but she never forgot what she saw. Since that day she looks at her Master differently, her compassion ultimately spoke to Madam Master and the rest is history! 2 Kings 5:3 She said to her mistress, “If only my master would see the prophet who is in Samaria! He would cure him of his leprosy.”

Speak to the King friends! Your healing, deliverance, upliftment, provision, understanding, wisdom, increase, joy, peace, marriage, relationship, and all that you could ever want, most especially, eternal life, is a reach away! Speak to the King of Kings, Lord of Lords, the Alpha, and Omega!

Shalom! Shalom! Shalom!

Just Jesus Devotional: Loving God & Man!

Memory Verse

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” Matthew 22:37.

Declaration Prayer

God, thank You for implanting eternity in me, a divine sense of purpose.

I want to love You with all my heart, with all my soul, and with all my mind.’ I want to love my neighbor as myself.’ I know this is the desire of Your heart. You designed me to love.

Breathe Your purpose into my soul that I may live intentionally every day.

Show me how to love every person You put in my path each day. I want to bring You joy by agreeing wholeheartedly with others, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.

Give me an unselfish heart that I may not try to impress others. I will be humble, thinking of others as better than myself.

Help me look out not only for my own interests, but take an interest in others, too.

Jesus, I purpose to follow You on purpose.

Inspired By: Ecclesiastes 3:11; Matthew 22:37-39; Philippians 2:2-4: John 1:43.

Your Parents! Seriously Care For Them!

Jesus answered, “Isaiah was right about frauds like you, hit the bull’s-eye in fact: These people make a big show of saying the right thing, but their heart isn’t in it.

They act like they are worshiping me, but they don’t mean it. They just use me as a cover for teaching whatever suits their fancy,

Ditching God’s command and taking up the latest fads.” He went on, “Well, good for you.

You get rid of God’s command so you won’t be inconvenienced in following the religious fashions!

Moses said, ‘Respect your father and mother,’ and, ‘Anyone denouncing father or mother should be killed.’

But you weasel out of that by saying that it’s perfectly acceptable to say to father or mother, ‘Gift! What I owed you I’ve given as a gift to God,’ thus relieving yourselves of obligation to father or mother.

You scratch out God’s Word and scrawl a whim in its place. You do a lot of things like this.”
Mark 7:6‭-‬13 MSG
https://bible.com/bible/97/mrk.7.6-13.MSG

Marriage: Just Jesus- Answers For Life

Marriage mirrors God’s covenant love for us as in the union between Jesus and His church.

God’s purpose or intention for marriage is companionship that reflects His love.

God is not alone nor does He want us to be alone. Learn to live out the capacities God designed for you and bring them into your marriage.

Sacrificial relationship leads to deep and lasting love. It’s what makes marriage not easy, but safe.

Respect and appreciate each other with kindness and understanding.

We all have different gifts that we bring into relationship. No two marriages look alike. What’s good for one may not be good for another.

What matters are not external appearances, but rather heart issues.

Working out our life issues in a covenant relationship is the safest place for transformation.

No one will speak truth to you like your spouse.

Marriage is the crucible of life transformation.

Does your marriage mirror God’s love?

Culled from Just Jesus Devotional

My Love Like No Other!

Declaration Prayer: Just Jesus – Answers for Life

Jesus is the Root and the Offspring of David, and the bright Morning Star. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Jesus grew up in the LORD’s presence like a tender green shoot, like a root in dry ground. There was nothing beautiful or majestic about his appearance, nothing to attract us to him.

He was despised and rejected— a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care. Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows that weighed him down.

And we thought his troubles were a punishment from God, a punishment for his own sins! But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was whipped so we could be healed. This is my Jesus, Whom I love and serve.

Inspired By: Revelation 22:16; John 1:1-5, 14; Isaiah 53:2-5.