Yield! No More Excuses!

Be it people, situation or circumstances, when it hears the word of God and does not accept or obey it, transformation will never occur and the situation and circumstances will persist.

You and I may need to reexamine ourselves in relation to some instructions we had received. Have we complied in obedience? Maybe you cherry picked like I did, friends, now is the time to repent and obey the Lord, for His instruction is for our good.

1 Samuel 15:22 But Samuel replied:“Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. 23 For rebellion is like the sin of divination, and arrogance like the evil of idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of the Lord, he has rejected you as king.”

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No amount of sacrifice, gift, seed, or whatever we have to offer can appease or incline the Lord to bend backwards for us. God is not a man! The Lord will not oblige our disobedience.

We need to repent and realign ourselves to the Lord according to the instructions contained in His Love Letter to us – The Bible!

Ezekiel 3:4 He then said to me: “Son of man, go now to the people of Israel and speak my words to them. You are not being sent to a people of obscure speech and strange language, but to the people of Israel— not to many peoples of obscure speech and strange language, whose words you cannot understand. Surely if I had sent you to them, they would have listened to you. But the people of Israel are not willing to listen to you because they are not willing to listen to me, for all the Israelites are hardened and obstinate. But I will make you as unyielding and hardened as they are. I will make your forehead like the hardest stone, harder than flint. Do not be afraid of them or terrified by them, though they are a rebellious people.”

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Father, help me to obey your every word. I know I have been very disobedient. Forgive me Lord and help me to yield in obedience to your instructions. You are my Father, help me I ask in Jesus name.

You may be wondering and thinking, how hard is it to just obey! Just obey! Can we really do anything except the Lord help us? It is by God’s grace that the dinner you had last night digested and your body is able to get nutrient, and the left over excreted. If you’ve ever been constipated, I mean a bad one, you’ll understand.

Friends, let us ask our Father to help us by His Holy Spirit that dwells within us to yield our all in obedience. The stake is high friends, now is the time to truly obey and do the will of God!

Shalom!

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Jonah! Joan! ….! And You!

Just before this decade walks away from us all, and especially for anyone with a call on his or her life running away from God like Jonah did – Jonah 1:1-3

I want you to reflect and ask for forgiveness from everyone and anyone that your disobedience has cost fortunes.

You see, your disobedience, running away from God was what made that man, woman in your life to operate contrary to expected.

The merchants had to throw their wares overboard. The essence of their journey to Tarshish, their livelihood, wealth, and treasure – Jonah 1:5

You my friend, left a trail of loss, waste, fear, destruction in your path running away from God.

You had the whole picture, you knew what you have done, you knew the cause, you knew you were running from the Lord, and even in the stormy seas you were calm enough to fall into a deep sleep while others ran frantically here and there, afraid, and in panic acted contrarily.

Can anyone really run from God? Why would you think you could? Why put all these people that crossed your path in jeopardy?

You need to ask the Lord to restore that which they lost as a result of your own disobedience.

Oh, you thought you lost relationships? Marriages? Homes? Wealth? Career? Honor? …….?

How about the innocent people on that boat with you? They lost much more!

And the fish?

See! God used everything, and everyone to get you back on track. Instead of being hurt, pained, disappointed with them, be grateful! I say it again, BE GRATEFUL!

Almighty God, Ancient of days, Immortal, Invisible, the All Knowing, Only Wise God. You were there before time and will be when time stops for humanity. Father I thank you for your goodness, working ALL out for the good of your anointed.

Daddy, I ask in Jesus name, that you will restore all that anyone and everyone has lost on my account. Rebuild broken walls, altars, ruins, and fortune.

Thank you Father for I know you have heard.

Let your power manifest mightily in and through US all for the glory of your name alone in Jesus Christ mighty name. Amen

So shall it be!

Shalom!

At A Time Like This!

At a time like this, when the love of many has waxed cold! Matthew 24:10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13 but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.

How do we stand till the end while been buffeted on every side? Oh How can I be still and know that you are God Oh Lord while the very boat carrying me through the storm is rocky?

You said in Psalms 25:3 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. No one who hope in you will ever be put to shame.. Lord let the light of your countenance guide and lead us. Wrap us with your love as with a shield. Clothe us in your majesty and give us your peace that passes all understanding. Let us never depart from your presence, but keep us as the apple of your eyes in Jesus mighty name. Amen

Shalom! Shalom! Shalom!