SPREAD  THE GOSPEL

What  are you spreading ? 

How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who proclaims peace, Who brings glad tidings of good things, Who proclaims salvation, Who says to Zion, “Your God reigns!”{Isaiah 52:7}.

How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, Who bring glad tidings of good things!” But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “ Lord , who has believed our report?” So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. But I say, have they not heard? Yes indeed: “Their sound has gone out to all the earth, And their words to the ends of the world.”[Romans 10:14‭-‬18].

​You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier. Remind them of these things, charging them before the Lord not to strive about words to no profit, to the ruin of the hearers. Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and idle babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness. And their message will spread like cancer. Hymenaeus and Philetus are of this sort, who have strayed concerning the truth, saying that the resurrection is already past; and they overthrow the faith of some. Nevertheless the solid foundation of God stands, having this seal: “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity.”{2 Timothy 2:1‭-‬4‭, ‬14‭-‬19 }

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart. But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness nor handling the word of God deceitfully, but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God. But even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing, whose minds the god of this age has blinded, who do not believe, lest the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine on them. For we do not preach ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves your bondservants for Jesus’ sake. For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We  are  hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we  are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed— always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body. For we who live are always delivered to death for Jesus’ sake, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. So then death is working in us, but life in you. And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, “I believed and therefore I spoke,” we also believe and therefore speak, knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus will also raise us up with Jesus, and will present us with you. For all things are for your sakes, that grace, having spread through the many, may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.[2 Corinthians 4:1‭-‬15]

YOUR ASSIGNMENT  IS TO:

I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desires, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables. But you be watchful in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.[2 Timothy 4:1‭-‬8]

Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. For we are to God the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing. To the one we  are the aroma of death leading to death, and to the other the aroma of life leading to life. And who is sufficient for these things? For we are not, as so many, peddling the word of God; but as of sincerity, but as from God, we speak in the sight of God in Christ.

II Corinthians 2:14‭-‬17 NKJV

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BE FILLED WITH THE WORD

There is something magical about the word of God. Some people will get it but unfortunately some will not. First we must understand that the word is spiritually discerned, so naturally it would be considered as foolishness or nonsense to a lot of people.

Why you may ask? Well, it states in 2 Corinthians 2: 14 that the word is not meant to be comprehensible to the natural man so it is pointless to argue with others. However, for those of us who have the privilege of understanding and interpreting the word, we know a couple of things.

We know there is power and life in the word, found in Hebrews 4:12 and John 6:63. We are aware that there is healing in the word (Matthew 8:8) as well as exhortation/ advice (acts 13:15). There is contentment and security ( 1 Thessalonians 4:18), as well as truth and soberness (James 1:18 and Acts 26:25).

If you believe that I could go on forever about what the word has and what it can do then you are absolutely correct. The question I must ask you is if you understand it yet? If you do understand it then speak it in your life. Be able to explain it to or share it with someone who could use it in their lives ( Jeremiah  23:28).

Here are some helpful reminders that you may need. The word of God is quick, powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword piercing to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit of the joints and marrow and is a discerner of the thoughts and intent of the heart ( Hebrews 4:12). When Gods word goes forth it never returns to him void, it is filled with accomplishments and prosperity of what God wants and where he sent it (Isaiah 55:11).

 Allow God to order your steps in his word so that no iniquity may have dominion over you (Psalm 119:133). King David said to “Hide Gods word in your heart so that you will not sin against God “(Psalm 119:11).‘Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path (Psalms 119:105). That is confirmation from an expert on the power of the word and there are trillions of people who can attest to the facts about it. Gods word is like food , in 1 Peter 2:2 Petter called the word pure milk for the new believers. In Hebrews 5: 12-14 and 1 Corinthians 3:2,Paul said that Gods word is strong meat for the seasoned christian.  Now which category do you fall under?

‘How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea sweeter than honey to my mouth!(psalm 119;103). Friends why don’t you taste and see that the Lord is good (Psalm 34:8)Receive the engrafted word of God today(James 1:21) because you will not escape hell if you keep neglecting the infallible and unadulterated word of God. If you don’t know God or His only beloved son, Jesus Christ (John 3:16-17),then it is impossible for you to be able to grasp his word. To know and understand Jesus, who is known as the word(John 1:1,14;Revelation 19:13),you have to read the word of God.

Why not start today! If you’re brave enough and ready go to the top of this blog, click on to the salvation page and then follow the instructions. It will be the best day of your life and there will be rejoicing in heaven. All glory, praise, honor and thanks go to  our God. Heavenly Father thank you for inspiring me to share your  message with the world.