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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit


"Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil."
Matthew 4:1

A holy character does not avert temptation--Jesus was tempted. When Satan tempts us, his sparks fall upon tinder; but in Christ's case, it was like striking sparks on water; yet the enemy continued his evil work. 

Now, if the devil goes on striking when there is no result, how much more will he do it when he knows what inflammable stuff our hearts are made of. 

Though you become greatly sanctified by the Holy Ghost, expect that the great dog of hell will bark at you still. In the haunts of men we expect to be tempted, but even seclusion will not guard us from the same trial. 

Jesus Christ was led away from human society into the wilderness, and was tempted of the devil. Solitude has its charms and its benefits, and may be useful in checking the lust of the eye and the pride of life; but the devil will follow us into the most lovely retreats. 

Do not suppose that it is only the worldly-minded who have dreadful thoughts and blasphemous temptations, for even spiritual-minded persons endure the same; and in the holiest position we may suffer the darkest temptation.

 The utmost consecration of spirit will not insure you against Satanic temptation. Christ was consecrated through and through.

 It was his meat and drink to do the will of him that sent him: and yet he was tempted! Your hearts may glow with a seraphic flame of love to Jesus, and yet the devil will try to bring you down to Laodicean lukewarmness.

 If you will tell me when God permits a Christian to lay aside his armour, I will tell you when Satan has left off temptation. Like the old knights in war time, we must sleep with helmet and breastplate buckled on, for the arch-deceiver will seize our first unguarded hour to make us his prey.

 The Lord keep us watchful in all seasons, and give us a final escape from the jaw of the lion and the paw of the bear.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 If you are NOT a believer in Jesus Christ,
 you can be accepted into his kingdom.
 I invite you to let him to make of you,
what He always wanted.

 "PRAYER" 
 Marvelous God Almighty,
 I come to you in the precious name of Jesus,
 who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter into my heart and make me free,
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand 
your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value,
 not only to live on this earth,
 but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
 In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

  <(((><    ><)))> ♥ 

 “The true minister of Christ knows
that the true value of a sermon must lie,
 not in its fashion and manner,
 but in the truth which it contains.
~ C. H. Spurgeon ~ 
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power.
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy..
 Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace.
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs.
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.
 Amen.

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, LOVE AND HAPPINESS" 
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please copy and paste the address to your browser, Thanks...

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http://jesusmightywarrior.blogspot.com/ 
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http://powerofthehighest.blogspot.com/ 
http://dynamicsavior.blogspot.com/
SPANISH:  
http://poderosoguerrerodejesus.blogspot.com

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 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
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 This resource was produced before 1923
 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

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Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images 
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 Thank You and God Bless.
 Blog Created April 13/2012.
 Mighty Warrior

Thursday, February 18, 2016

"Father, I have sinned."




"Father, I have sinned."
Luke 15:18

It is quite certain that those whom Christ has washed in his precious blood need not make a confession of sin, as culprits or criminals, before God the Judge, for Christ has forever taken away all their sins in a legal sense, so that they no longer stand where they can be condemned, but are once for all accepted in the Beloved; but having become children, and offending as children, ought they not every day to go before their heavenly Father and confess their sin, and acknowledge their iniquity in that character? Nature teaches that it is the duty of erring children to make a confession to their earthly father, and the grace of God in the heart teaches us that we, as Christians, owe the same duty to our heavenly Father. 

We daily offend, and ought not to rest without daily pardon. For, supposing that my trespasses against my Father are not at once taken to him to be washed away by the cleansing power of the Lord Jesus, what will be the consequence? If I have not sought forgiveness and been washed from these offences against my Father, I shall feel at a distance from him; I shall doubt his love to me; I shall tremble at him; I shall be afraid to pray to him: I shall grow like the prodigal, who, although still a child, was yet far off from his father. 

But if, with a child's sorrow at offending so gracious and loving a Parent, I go to him and tell him all, and rest not till I realize that I am forgiven, then I shall feel a holy love to my Father, and shall go through my Christian career, not only as saved, but as one enjoying present peace in God through Jesus Christ my Lord. 

There is a wide distinction between confessing sin as a culprit, and confessing sin as a child. The Father's bosom is the place for penitent confessions. 

We have been cleansed once for all, but our feet still need to be washed from the defilement of our daily walk as children of God.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 If you are NOT a believer in Jesus Christ,
 you can be accepted into his kingdom.
 I invite you to let him to make of you,
what He always wanted.

 "PRAYER" 
 Marvelous God Almighty,
 I come to you in the precious name of Jesus,
 who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter into my heart and make me free,
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand 
your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value,
 not only to live on this earth,
 but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
 In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

  <(((><    ><)))> ♥ 

 “The true minister of Christ knows
that the true value of a sermon must lie,
 not in its fashion and manner,
 but in the truth which it contains.
~ C. H. Spurgeon ~ 
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power.
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy..
 Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace.
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs.
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.
 Amen.

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, LOVE AND HAPPINESS" 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? .. 
 If you like to visit my other blogs, please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, Thanks...

 ENGLISH:
 http://ambassadorforjesus.blogspot.com/
http://mightywarrior-mightywarrior.blogspot.com/ 
http://jesusmightywarrior.blogspot.com/ 
http://theinfalliblewordofgod.blogspot.com/
http://powerofthehighest.blogspot.com/ 
http://dynamicsavior.blogspot.com/
SPANISH:  
http://poderosoguerrerodejesus.blogspot.com

 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE...  
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES........
Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD by sharing today's passage with friends...
 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
(E-mail) next to a pencil,
 under my name at the bottom of post,
or using the share link..

 COPYRIGHT STATEMENT 
 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
 This resource was produced before 1923
 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

 COPYRIGHT POLICY:
 We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing 
material from our website.
 If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work,
 please contact us,
we'll be happy to verify and remove such content.
 Please do provide us the following details:
 1) Your name, E-mail Address.
 2) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on your website.
 3) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on our website.
 Some of the pictures from Flickr under Creative Commons License 
and also the bank of free Creative images for non commercial usage...
Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images 
available to continue spreading the Gospel.
 Thank You and God Bless.
 Blog Created April 13/2012.
 Mighty Warrior

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

"I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content."


"I have learned, 
in whatever state I am, therewith to be content."
Philippians 4:11

These words show us that contentment is not a natural propensity of man. 
"Ill weeds grow apace." 
Covetousness, discontent, and murmuring are as natural to man as thorns are to the soil. 

We need not sow thistles and brambles; they come up naturally enough, because they are indigenous to earth: and so, 
we need not teach men to complain;
 they complain fast enough without any education.

 But the precious things of the earth must be cultivated. 
If we would have wheat, we must plough and sow; if we want flowers, there must be the garden, and all the gardener's care. 

Now, contentment is one of the flowers of heaven, and if we would have it, it must be cultivated; it will not grow in us by nature; it is the new nature alone that can produce it, and even then we must be specially careful and watchful that we maintain and cultivate the grace which God has sown in us. 

Paul says, "I have learned ... to be content;" as much as to say, he did not know how at one time. It cost him some pains to attain to the mystery of that great truth.

 No doubt he sometimes thought he had learned, and then broke down. And when at last he had attained unto it, 
and could say, "I have learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content," he was an old, grey-headed man, upon the borders of the grave--a poor prisoner shut up in Nero's dungeon at Rome. 

We might well be willing to endure Paul's infirmities, 
and share the cold dungeon with him, 
if we too might by any means attain unto his good degree.

Do not indulge the notion that you can be contented without learning, or learn without discipline. 
It is not a power that may be exercised naturally, 
but a science to be acquired gradually. 

We know this from experience. 
Brother, hush that murmur, natural though it be, 
and continue a diligent pupil in the College of Content.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
REACHING THE NATIONS 
FOR THE GLORY OF GOD !
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
 If you are NOT a believer in Jesus Christ,
 you can be accepted into his kingdom.
 I invite you to let him to make of you,
what He always wanted.

 "PRAYER" 
 Marvelous God Almighty,
 I come to you in the precious name of Jesus,
 who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter into my heart and make me free,
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand 
your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value,
 not only to live on this earth,
 but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
 In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

  <(((><    ><)))> ♥ 

 “The true minister of Christ knows
that the true value of a sermon must lie,
 not in its fashion and manner,
 but in the truth which it contains.
~ C. H. Spurgeon ~ 
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power.
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy..
 Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace.
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs.
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.
 Amen.

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, LOVE AND HAPPINESS" 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? .. 
 If you like to visit my other blogs, please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, Thanks...

 ENGLISH:
 http://ambassadorforjesus.blogspot.com/
http://mightywarrior-mightywarrior.blogspot.com/ 
http://jesusmightywarrior.blogspot.com/ 
http://theinfalliblewordofgod.blogspot.com/
http://powerofthehighest.blogspot.com/ 
http://dynamicsavior.blogspot.com/
SPANISH:  
http://poderosoguerrerodejesus.blogspot.com

 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE...  
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES........
Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD by sharing today's passage with friends...
 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
(E-mail) next to a pencil,
 under my name at the bottom of post,
or using the share link..

 COPYRIGHT STATEMENT 
 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon.
 This resource was produced before 1923
 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

 COPYRIGHT POLICY:
 We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing 
material from our website.
 If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work,
 please contact us,
we'll be happy to verify and remove such content.
 Please do provide us the following details:
 1) Your name, E-mail Address.
 2) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on your website.
 3) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on our website.
 Some of the pictures from Flickr under Creative Commons License 
and also the bank of free Creative images for non commercial usage...
Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images 
available to continue spreading the Gospel.
 Thank You and God Bless.
 Blog Created April 13/2012.
 Mighty Warrior

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