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1 timothy 5:18 But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
John 13, 14

Part II
The Power from on High

December 26, 2016

Acts 2:38 - "Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit."

The POWER of GOD in Christ. The WHOLE purpose Of Christ's coming to this world. So we may be WITNESSES of God's LOVE through FAITH and FELLOWSHIP with HIM. God is LOVE and He imparts Himself to us Through Jesus. SIN cannot enter heaven so we must strive for perfection with all our heart. And be in that repetitive place of God revealing to us and us understanding our faults and confessing TO GOD our faults and weaknesses and sins of ignorance so He may constantly wash us in His blood and give us grace. This is how we grow in Christ.

And by His Spirit we can and must force our thoughts to be in tune with God's Word (2 Corinthians 10:5). If our thoughts are in tune, then our words and bodies will be in tune with God's Word. And this is all EASY as Christ promised us; "My yoke is easy..." (Matthew 11:30)

Jesus is the Truth and He will indeed set you free from ALL spiritual bondage. And once you are on this strait and narrow way you will understand there are NO contradictions in God's Word. And He will fill you with more faith and grace and power and understanding and love, all the time. The peace, power and the sound mind is real. All you have to do is read the gospels and if you REALLY believe and understand with your heart what He did for you:

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"Orphanos" Strong's Greek: 3737. ὀρφανός - Only two usages in the New Testament. John 14:18 and James 1:27; "Pure and undefiled religion before God the Father is this: to care for orphans and widows in their misfortune and to keep oneself unstained by the world." -NET

“You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.”

— 2 Corinthians 3:3

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"For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children." Romans 8:14-16  

1. That He died on the cross and shed His blood and paid the penalty for sin and washed us in His blood. (And He cleanses you of sin through His blood that He shed and continually cleanses us as we walk after Him with all our hearts. 1 John 1:7 - Not sins unto death! Only sins NOT unto death ie sins of ignorance vs wilfully sinning against God More on that)

2. And then HE enters our spirits (our heart) and gives us power through His resurrected LIFE within us.

3. "Confess with your mouth" He is Lord (according to the pure Word of God) and believe these things and open the door of your heart and invite Him in (yoke up with Him). He says, "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me." Revelation 3:20

This do, and seek and not be discouraged. He says "knock, seek, ask" (repetitively until He answers you) and He promises to answer you. "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you: For everyone that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it shall be opened." Luke 9-13

EVERYONE that asks (sincerely) and doesn't give up. That includes YOU.

He says even evil people know how to give good gifts to their children and loved ones.

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"But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name:" John 1:12

"..How much more shall [your] heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?" Luke 11:13b

So we may be guided by Him (through the repetitive acknowledging Him in all our ways and GOD directing our paths. Proverbs 3:6) And in doing so, bearing much fruit by bringing others into the TRUE knowledge of God. The gospel of Power in Jesus Christ our Savior Amen

"Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Spirit." ~Romans 15:13

And I pray God touch your being with His reality. And that He moves on your hearts and pushes you into greater understanding of WHO He is so we may have much comfort and joy. This is the good news, glad tidings, and the gospel of Christ. God's free gift to the world, out of His love which surpasses knowledge. In Jesus' Name I pray. That means in the NAME GOD has given Him. The Reputation and Authority of the Son of God, Yeshua the Anointed One. The Name above every name. The Name who has accomplished God's will and all we read about in Scripture.

He is stretching out His hand to us that we may stretch out ours too so He will take hold of us and pull us out of all misery and weakness and spiritual confusion and onto solid ground and fullness of joy in the eternal kingdom of God through Christ as promised us in Holy Scripture.

What does Jesus mean when He tells us to be PERFECT?
Being PERFECT according to Scripture
denied the faith worse than an infidel provide for
What is Paul talking about in 1 Timothy 5:8
Strive to enter through the strait narrow door gate
Message About Striving for God by His Spirit

You can be saved!

if you have never repented of your sins and been saved and feel the desire to do so now please say this prayer. This is how I was powerfully saved 20 years ago!

Say, "My Lord and my God, Have mercy on my soul, a sinner, I believe Jesus the Messiah died on the cross and shed His precious blood for the forgiveness of all my sins. I believe God raised Jesus from the dead and Jesus is now on the right hand of God and can hear my prayer at this moment and wants to live through me and give me power to keep His Word. I open up the door of my heart and I invite You into my heart Lord Jesus. Please be my Lord and Savior in every aspect of my life. Thank you God for saving my soul and I vow to serve you with all my heart which is the first and greatest commandment. Amen"

More Bible Studies

Election Part 1
Love, Kindness, Mercy
Thou fool! = Moron
You Will KNOW
Justification
Salvation Testimony
What Does Be Perfect Mean?
Provide For - 1 Tim 5:8
Unity in the faith
Strive the enter the narrow door
Doctrines of Devils
Waiting on the Lord
Sanctification
Growing in Grace
ORPHANOS Jn 14:18 Pt 2
The Blame Game
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Baptism in the Holy Spirit 2
Agape - Love
Baptism in Spirit IS Salvation
All Your Strength!
Revive Your Souls!
Philippians 4:6, 7 Study
Love through Christ
"Behold, The babe wept.."
Abiding in Christ
When time ends...
Servant = Slave
Why ye all the day idle?
Faith is Work, The Work of God
His yoke is EASY
Stay united to God
Perfection of the saints
Being Purified
Gods Logic vs mans logic
True Humility
Astray and Ignorance (study)
Let's Repent
Obedience is Love
The Holy Spirit is NOT female
Free Will
Do all Speak in Tongues?
Judge Yourself First
Ignorant vs Willful Sins
According to Rome we're heretics
The Fear of God
Eternally Secure, OSAS?
Perfection Message
Ye MUST be Born Again
Message of God's Deliverance
Disobedience = Pride
Judge All Things
Mary K Baxter = Liar
Mercy of God
Jesus = Jewish Messiah