CHANGE YOUR WAYS

No matter what God does to get the attention of people, they just seem to miss the point, or they try to rationalize the problem, which leaves them hopelessly confused, and with a closed mind full of darkness. They choose to be alienated from Godly lifestyles and Godly principles. How many dangers seen and unseen, how many encounters must we have before we realize God loves us, and does not want us to die? What will it take? Death?

It’s time to amend your ways, this is what the Bible says about those who reject God, “For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in it, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning, for it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.” – 2 Peter 2:20-21

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world  His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened, professing to be wise, they became fools and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man…

Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lust of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever; for this reason God gave them up to vile passions, for even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature, likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the women, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful…and even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

Being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, backbiters, haters of God…unloving, unforgiving, unmerciful; who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but approve of those who practice them.” – Romans 1:18 – 32 Again I say you need to amend your ways, because the coming of the Lord is near, and your chances of being saved from sin dwindles with each passing day.

Hebrews 2:3-4 says, “How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation, which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them who heard him; God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to His own will.” So what are you waiting for? Give your life to God today. Tomorrow may be too late. Just go to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page, and follow the instructions, and for further studies and teachings on the word of God go to www.Riversofrevival.com.

All glory, praise, honor, and thanks go to God for using me to deliver His message to His children. May He give them spiritual wisdom, knowledge, and understanding to receive this message in Jesus name, amen.

WHO CAN’T HEAR WILL FEEL

Are we so consumed, tied down, and bottled down in our mess, that we can’t be blessed? Are we so devastated to the point, where we can’t hear God? I have come to realize that, it’s when the trials, tribulations, and problems hit us to the point of frustration, devastation, and procrastination, that’s normally when the truth hits us. Then we try to analyze where we went wrong, but for Christians the question is – Did we read God’s instructions? Did we follow them?
Or as Matthew 4:19 says,”And the cares of this world,and the deceitfulness of riches,and the lusts of other things enter in,choke the word,and it becomes unfruitful” .
Then here comes, would have, could have, should have; if only we would have read the Bible, we could have avoided this mess, and we should have acknowledge God first. Listen, there is no excuse, God gave us a manual, or G.P.S system called, The Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth, it is then our duty to seek and read the manual, and follow the instructions (Isaiah 34:16; 2 Timothy 2:15). Now the question is, did we read it before we act? Why didn’t we follow the instructions if we read it? Why are you depending on someone to read it, or interpret it for you? It is available in all languages, all sizes, and never runs out of supply; which means we can’t blame God when things go wrong. In the manual, it is written,”In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct thy path.” (Proverbs 3:6); It clearly states, “Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and whatever we need or desire, we will get it.” (Matthew 6:33). His word, the Bible, has all of God’s promises, rules, regulations, and everything pertaining to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness is available to everyone. God does not care about your color, creed, or nationality, He does not care what size you are, or how pretty you are, your money or education is of no significance to God, His word and promises is for everyone, from birth until physical death. Some of us who are made after His image and likeness are so ungrateful and despicable, that we would sacrifice, God’s love, His trust, His mercies, His grace, and goodness for what?  Just for limited gratification that is unsatisfying, and leaves us broke, miserable and disgusted, and sadly enough most of us don’t realize that we jeopardize and compromise our relationship with God, family, and friends for what? Come on, taste and see that the Lord is good and gracious (Psalm 34:8; 1 Peter 2:3). Blessed are you if you hunger and thirst after righteousness (Matthew 5:6; Luke 6:21). For God so loved us, He gave us His only begotten Son (John 3:16-17).

Read it then tell me? How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation, which at the first was spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him, God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with diverse miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to his own will (Hebrews 2:3-4). Listen, the only way to God is through His Son Jesus Christ (John 14:6).

Are you interested? Do you want to know God and His Son Jesus, who died for your sins? Then go quickly to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page, then follow the instructions, it will be the best thing you ever do. Then allow the Holy Spirit to lead,guide,and direct you for the rest of your life.The devil is mad but God is glad; The angels in Heaven are rejoicing and so am I. All glory, praise, honor and thanks be to the God and Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, for using me to deliver His message to His children.

IS IT MATRIMONY OR MATCH-MY-MONEY

People used to get married for love, for rich or poor, sickness or health, better or for worse. Now people are preparing for the worse, so they sign a pre-nuptial agreement. My question is; if you are planning to be divorced then why get married. Furthermore, what are you protecting? When you die you can’t take anything with you. Let me see you sign a pre-nuptial agreement with death.

Then it hit me, what if God was supposed to sign a pre-nuptial agreement with us after we accept His only begotten Son Jesus Christ. If God was like man we would  all be going to hell. Just imagine after you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord, Savior and Redeemer, and you decided that you don’t love Him anymore so you decide not to follow Him, and go follow the devil. Pre-nuptial tells the other person whats mine is mine, failing to realize it’s all God’s.

According to the pre-nuptial agreement, all the privileges associated with Jesus, all the grace and mercies, the unlimited favors, the gift of eternal life, peace, joy and love will be lost to you. Can you imagine walking or existing without the Holy spirit? Yes you have to give that up too. I just can’t imagine walking around without God’s direction and guidance. Pre-nuptial agreement is not love, because the love of money is the root of all evil, which is found in ( 1 Timothy 6 :10 ). Pre-nuptial is all about money, so that type of marriage is of the devil, who has no love.

Can you imagine if God decided, because we don’t want to serve or obey Him or follow His wishes and commands, that He would stop the sun from shining, take away the oxygen we use to breathe, stop the earth from rotating, or worse don’t even bother to wake us up. Don’t tell me you really think you woke yourself up or got up on your own.

It is time for people to know the truth, and come to grips with reality, and accept the fact that there is a God, more superior and powerful than anyone you ever know or imagine. Sin separated us from the relationship we had with God; So He sent His only begotten son (Jesus Christ) as ransom or payment for our sins. This is written in John 3:16 which states, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son that whosoever believe should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

Romans 6:23, tells us that the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life. The gift of God is Jesus Christ, who is the only way to God, the only truth about God, and the only one who gives eternal life (John 14:6). This is not a joke and in these latter days there is no time to play around or wait. There is no escape when you neglect so great an offer of redemption (Hebrews 2:3). Many sorrows shall be to the wicked, but he who trust in the Lord, mercy shall surround him (Psalms 32:10).

What are you in the relationship for? Long-term or short-term. God wants a long-term relationship which leads to eternity. If you are interested in a relationship with God go to the top of this blog. Click on to the salvation page, and follow the instructions. It will be the best day of your life. All glory, praise, honor, and thanks go to God for using me to get His message to His people.

HOW TO OVERCOME

Everything in the Bible teaches us something, warns us about something, and explains to us how others before us overcame. Every person in the Bible went through something to get to where God intended for them to be. However, they overcame every obstacle through their faith, trust, and hope in the God who made the universe.

Over two thousand years ago people had to depend on the prophets and the sacrifice of animals to atone for their sins, unfortunately no man or animal was suitable to take on the sins of the world. Folks it was never Gods intent for His best creation, made in His image and likeness, to be totally destroyed. Therefore, God had to find a suitable person, to be the ultimate sacrifice and show us how He wants us to live, worship Him, honor him, obey Him, how to kick the devils butt, and give us the victory to guarantee eternal life for His children and that is when and why God sent His only begotten A Son named, Jesus Christ.  He is the messiah, savior, advocate, High priest, substitute, healer, lawyer, doctor, redeemer and a whole lot more.

How can we escape, if we neglect, so great a salvation (Hebrews 2:3); O taste, and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the person who trusts in Him (Psalms 34:8). God’s greatest wish is for us to accept the gift of His Son, believe on or in His Son, so that we can have a relationship with Him, so we can be saved, so we can know His plans and will for our lives.

Jesus also showed us how to live in unity, unselfishly, kindly, compassionately, and lovingly. God never intended for us to be at war with each other and  disobey His commands, that’s the devils plans, schemes, and devises to destroy us because he is doomed.

God’s plans is for us to prosper and not harm us; give us hope and a future; not condemn us, but to save us (Jeremiah 29:11; John 3:16-17). The Bible was written as a personal message from God and contains all of His promises and desires for us. He has never lied or broken any of his promises (Numbers 23:19; Hebrews 6:18; 2 Peter 3:9). He speaks to us through the Bible, if only we would listen. When we read God’s promises everyday it should let us want to serve Him, worship Him, adore Him, love Him and obey Him, because it gives us hope and a glorious future to look forward to.

Do you want to be a part of this? Do you want to be His child?  Do you want to know Him? Well go quickly to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page, then follow the instructions. It will be the best thing you ever do in your entire life. Trust me, I am a modern testimony. I give God the glory, praise, honor and thanks for using me to get His message out there. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you will overflow with His love, peace, joy and hope by the power of the Holy Spirit, in Jesus’ Christ name, amen.

KNOWLEDGE

“How many will have to suffer? How many will have to die?” Was a question Bob Marley asked in one of his songs.

Hosea says, “my people are destroyed, because of  lack of knowledge” (Hosea 4:6). Knowledge, my friends is power, without it you are truly lost. A man of knowledge increases strength (Proverbs 24:5), true strength and power comes when we grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and savior,Jesus Christ, to who be the glory both now and forever (2 Peter 3:18). Now let me give you some knowledge from the Creator of the universe: God does not wish for anyone to perish, but that all should come to repentance, and the Lord is not slack concerning His promises (2 Peter 3:9); For God so love the world, that He gave His only begotten son (Jesus), that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not His son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. (John 3:16-17)

Listen folks, Jesus came, took our sins, died, buried, and rose up three days after, so we could be saved, be triumphant, be victorious, what more can we ask for, He proved Himself. Now in a court of law, on earth, all you need is one eyewitness account, for the police, lawyers, judge, and jury to believe, and convict a person. Jesus had over five hundred witnesses (1 Corinthians 15:6), so why aren’t people believing and accepting this fact? Is it too good to be true? If we receive the witnesses of men, then the witnesses of God is greater; for this is the witness of God which He hath testified of His son. He that believeth on the son of God hath the witness in himself; he that believeth not God hath made Him a liar, because he believeth not the record that God gave of His son (1 John 5:9-15).

How and why should we escape? If we neglect such a great salvation which at first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him, God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with diverse miracles and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to His own will (Hebrews 2:3-4). Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospered (1 John 1:2). If for whatever reason you don’t know Jesus Christ, or our Heavenly Father go to the top of this blog, and click on to the salvation page, and follow the instructions, it will be the best decision you ever make in your entire life.

All glory, praise, honor, and thanks be to God for using me to share His message, may His grace be with you, mercy, and peace from God the father, and from  the Lord Jesus Christ, the son of the Father, in truth and love, amen.