Alone in this wilderness many lies will be presented to you as truth.
Maybe you’ve been coaxed to believe that money or material things will somehow fill the void that seems to sit inside your heart?
Maybe you’ve been persuaded & convinced that your true value in this world is only based on;
Your ability to succeed.
Your physical beauty to appeal to others, OR
How many likes, followers, fans & friends you manage to acquire in your lifetime.
But there is a much deeper darker lie that filters through the wilderness. This is the lie that we’ve all been manipulated to believe at some point in our lives...
That I should have the right to define God based on my own understanding. That He must learn how to fit into my world and not I into His. I can decide what is moral, I can conclude what is right and I will explain what is just.
This lie manipulates the heart so much so that you will come to believe that you are not even in a wilderness, that you are in a self created paradise, And that you definitely don’t need any help. Especially not from “God” or a historical figure Named “Jesus of Nazareth”
Once this lie is believed the response generally follows this pattern. “I’m doing just fine thanks... I think... I hope... I’m lost”
This is My truth, from His words “My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth” psalm 121:2
I don’t believe the lie, I know I need help.
Thank you Yeshu.
While My body inevitably grows towards the ground,
My heart must purposely grow towards the heavens. “"Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
To not think Jesus came to simple turn those who are bad into those who are good. No, His purpose is much greater then that.
Jesus came to bring those who are walking in death to those who are filled with life - In him & through him, On earth as it is in heaven.
Pictured are the ruins around the old city of Jerusalem. Ruins that would echo his truth if these stones could cry out to those who would listen.
A candle flickers in front of the traditional site where it is said Jesus of Nazareth was buried (The tomb of Joseph From Arimathea) after He was crucified outside the city walls of Jerusalem.
This would be a temporary resting place for the king of kings, He would Triumphantly rise from the dead, and the stone cover the tomb would be rolled away.
Jesus fulfilled what the prophets of Old had laid out in the scriptures. He was the ‘suffering servant’ that would bring the way of salvation for all those who would believed in Him & follow his teachings.
Read Isaiah 53 - The suffering Servant, the resurrected King.
This is the way, this is the truth, and this is the life.
‘The People of The Way’
Was the earliest know name given to the originally followers of Jesus Christ.
The truth of Jesus & the truth of the Kingdom of God was all laid out to these early Christians through the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, Jesus the Messiah, & Jesus the resurrected King.
This was ‘The Way’ in the beginning, and it STILL remains ‘The Way’ today. Nothing has changed.
It is His teachings that Remain, it is his truth that continues to be the cornerstone of our Faith. “Seek first The kingdom Of God & His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you”
FOR ONLY His truth & His teachings will lead you to His kingdom.
Forever He Shall be Glorified!
Forever He is shall be Exalted!
When the world tries to strip you & empty you of your value, of your worth... Remember these words of Jesus.
Blessed are those who hunger & thirst for righteousness for their will be filled.
Filled by the spirit, fueled by the love of God to do exactly what we were called to do. Love others as He loved us #yeshua
Picture - Mount of the beatitudes
16 Mar 2018
Im teaming up with @morphspeakers this month to raise money for victims in this on going crisis in the Middle East.
Morph speakers has graciously offered to donate $5 of every sale that comes from my instagram to @preemptivelove
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In order for something to be made new, something MUST die.
This is the way of the cross. THIS IS THE WAY OF JESUS. He called his disciples to do just that in Luke’s gospel. Chapter 9 verse 23 Jesus says this “if anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily & follow me”. Read these words & understand this - Jesus is leading you to your death. The death of oppression, the death of disappointment, the death of shame, & the death of brokenness in sin.
In order for me to experience a new life in him, my old life MUST die, It must be forfeited from the inside out.
Pictured here is the sermon on the mount location where Jesus spoke these words. “Blessed are those who mourn, for their will be comforted” His comfort is available for those who are willing to lay their lives down according to the system of this world, and choose his truth over their life.
In the letter to the Philippians Paul writes this in chapter 3 verse 10 “that I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, that by any means possible I may attain the resurrection from the dead.“ What are you willing to lay down for a relationship with him?
What is your cross that you will carry daily?
14 Mar 2018
To be bound to this world is to be separated from God, to be separated from this world is to be bound to Jesus. The Reckless love of God. The good shepherd, the one who Leaves the 99, & finds the one who has gone astray.
Song -‘Reckless love’ whole heart album from Passion city church - @melodiedanae 🙏🏼
10 Mar 2018
You were Hated & REJECTED by the world that surrounded you on that day, so why does it surprise me that the world that surrounds me continues to Hate & REJECTS you today.
You said this Jesus “Greater Love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend.” John 15:13
You laid down your life for my sake, For his sake, and for her sake. You have been so so Kind to me, to him, to her.
This is Jesus.
As a Christian (a follower of Jesus) what are you willing to lay down for His will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?
Maybe it’s your pride?
Maybe it’s your reputation?
Maybe it’s your personal comfort?
And maybe It’s your fleshly desires?
know this. His words not mine. “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen YOU out of the world. That is why the world hates you. Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.”
A Christian follows Christ - in TRUTH, in LOVE, in LIFE, in SACRIFICE.