Thursday, August 30, 2012

Alive

~ Lyrics ~

Who but You, could breathe and leave a trail of galaxies, and dream of me?
What kind of Love is writing my story til the end with Mercy's pen? Only You.
What kind of King would chose to wear a crown that bleeds and scars to win my heart?
What kind of Love tells me I'm the reason He can't stay inside the grave?
You, is it You? Standing here before my eyes, every part of my heart cries:

Alive! Alive! Look what Mercy's overcome
Death has lost and Love has won!
Alive! Alive! Hallelujah, Risen Lord
The only One I fall before
I am His because He is alive.

Who could speak and send the demons back from where they came with just one Name?
What other heart would let itself be broken every time
til He healed mine?
You, only You could turn my darkness into dawn
Running right into Your arms

Alive! Alive! Look what Mercy's overcome
Death has lost and Love has won!
Alive! Alive! Hallelujah, Risen Lord
The only One I fall before
I am His because He is alive.

Emmanuel, the promised King
The baby who made angels sing
Son of Man who walked with us
Healing, breathing in our dust
The author of all history
The answer to all mysteries
The Lamb of God who rolled away the stone in front
of every grave!

Alive! Alive! Look what Mercy's overcome
Death has lost and Love has won
Alive! I am His because He is alive!
Alive!





Friday, August 17, 2012

Jesus

I'm reading about Jesus' crucifixion and it makes me emotional every single time.  It's not only because of the way He was treated, the pain and suffering He had to go through, but there's also another reason...His crucifixion was my fault!  Not just mine, but every other human being on this earth!  We and our sins caused that Jesus had to be crucified.  People are always going on about how the Jews killed Jesus.  Yes they sure did, but God caused their spiritual blindness, so that we, the gentiles, could become part of Abraham's seed, be grafted in. :)  


Jesus was led to the slaughter like a lamb, not resisting.  The only holy worthy Lamb to be offered for our sins.  No other sacrifice could suffice or please God anymore.  He did it of His own free will, because He was being obedient to His Father in heaven.  All for us!  Because He loves us.  To make us free from the bondage of sin and death!  Oh what a wonderful, indescribable love God has for us.  Yet, most reject His love, mocking their Creator, turning their backs on Him. :( 

I pray for the Jewish people, because when they see Jesus coming on the clouds, they will mourn bitterly when they look upon the One they pierced.  Thank God He is RISEN and He is COMING BACK!  :D

I pray also for all people that God open their hearts and minds so that they come to accept Jesus as their Saviour, before it's too late.  Pray for yourselves people, pray for Israel, pray for all people!  Love the Jewish people, as God loves them.  Stop with the anti-semitism!

Get ready people, Jesus is coming!  Maranatha!

Zechariah 12:9-14  It shall be in that day that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. "And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn. In that day there shall be a great mourning in Jerusalem, like the mourning at Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo. And the land shall mourn, every family by itself: the family of the house of David by itself, and their wives by themselves; the family of the house of Nathan by itself, and their wives by themselves; the family of the house of Levi by itself, and their wives by themselves; the family of Shimei by itself, and their wives by themselves; all the families that remain, every family by itself, and their wives by themselves.

Isaiah 45:22  "Look to Me, and be saved, All you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.

Philippians 2:8-11  And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.


You can read about Jesus' crucifixion in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  Get out that dusty bible and get to reading!  Get to know Jesus.  :D


Thanks for reading.  God bless you in Jesus' Holy name!



Wednesday, August 15, 2012

\o/ Sing to the Lord \o/

Lyrics | Sing To The Lord lyrics




Satan, the disciples & Judas Iscariot

Oh that evil serpent, the devil, always trying to test us.  Hoping God's children will turn away from Him.  Thank God for His love and for giving us strength to endure.

Just look how he tested the disciples.  It says in the Bible he asked (so he has to ask permission!) to sift Simon as wheat.  We all know the outcome of that, Simon betrayed Jesus three times, said he didn't know Him.  The thing is, he never lost faith in Jesus! 

He was just scared.  Jesus knew that, that's why He said that he prayed for Simon that he might not lose faith.  Jesus knew he would return to Him (his faith), so he told him that when he does, he must strengthen his brethren.  :)

Luke 22:31-32
31 And the Lord said, "Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat.
32 But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren."


After Simon betrayed Jesus, he realized what he had done, what Jesus said he would do.  He cried bitterly.  That really touched my heart.  I put myself in that position and think what if that was me, would I have been scared like Simon and done the same?  So let's not judge other people, put yourself in their position, walk a mile in another man's shoe.

Luke 22:61:62
61 And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times."
62 So Peter went out and wept bitterly.


Jesus knew Judas Iscariot would betray Him.  Satan was involved in that too, he possessed Judas!

John 13:21,26,27
21 When Jesus had said these things, He was troubled in spirit, and testified and said, "Most assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me."
26 Jesus answered, "It is he to whom I shall give a piece of bread when I have dipped it." And having dipped the bread, He gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
27 Now after the piece of bread, Satan entered him. Then Jesus said to him, "What you do, do quickly."


Jesus said all these things had to happen, just as it was written in the scriptures, so that it could be fulfilled.  All for us!!  For our sins!  Thank you Jesus for what you did for us to get us back in the right relation with the Father, our Creator.  I will love you all my days.

Thanks for reading, may the Lord bless you! :)



Tuesday, August 14, 2012

What she did is a memorial to her

It was two days before Passover and before Jesus was to be crucified.  He was in Bethany at the house of Simon.  A woman came to Him with fragrant oil in an alabaster flask and she anointed Him by pouring the oil out over Him.
The disciples weren't happy about that, they said she could have sold it (it was expensive fragrant oil) and given the money to the poor, but Jesus told them that she is doing something good and that she is preparing His body for His burial.
He also said that wherever the Gospel is preached to the world, this woman will be remembered for what she did.

Matthew 26:7-13 
..a woman came to Him having an alabaster flask of very costly fragrant oil, and she poured it on His head as He sat at the table.
But when His disciples saw it, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?
For this fragrant oil might have been sold for much and given to the poor."
But when Jesus was aware of it, He said to them, "Why do you trouble the woman? For she has done a good work for Me.
For you have the poor with you always, but Me you do not have always.
For in pouring this fragrant oil on My body, she did it for My burial.
Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this gospel is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told as a memorial to her."

As I read what she did and what Jesus said about her, it made me smile.  Jesus never lies!  His Words are true, just look at us, here at this time, still reading about the beautiful thing she did for Jesus. :D  Truly a blessed woman, what a privilege to have been the one to anoint Jesus.
Jesus never lies!

Thanks for reading! :)  God bless you in abundance in Jesus' Holy name.


Monday, August 13, 2012

Have you fed Jesus yet?

Have you fed Jesus yet, clothed Him, gave Him a drink?  You might ask, but how are you supposed to do that?

If you see a beggar on the street, do you walk by pretending he doesn't exist?  When someone knocks on your door asking for something to eat, do you feed them and give them something to drink?  When they ask you for clothes, do you send them away?

You might say, but there are so many beggars on the street, it is impossible to help them all.  Yes, but if you help just one, you've already done a great deal and if you've helped that beggar, Jesus says it is as though you've helped Him! :)  It pleases God that we do that for others.

It bothers me that some people say, "Oh I don't give money to beggars, they'll just spend it on alcohol!"  In my eyes, it's none of your business what they do with that money, you've done your bit for God, what they do with it is between them and God.  You should give to someone with love in your heart, for if you do all these things, but you do not have love in your heart, it means nothing.  You must have the compassion for others like Jesus has for them and for you.  Paul says in 1 Corinthians 13:3   And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.  You see, it is all about LOVE.  That's what God is all about. John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.  See, God is all about love. :)

How about that jersey or jacket that's in your closet, that you haven't worn in a year?  Instead of feeding the moths, give it to a needy person!  Or when you come across a beggar, give some money, even if he may go and buy some drink, drunks get hungry too ya know. :)  You don't know what they are going to do, doesn't matter, just lend a helping hand, with love.

Matthew 25:34-43
34 Then the King will say to those on His right hand, 'Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
35 for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in;
36 I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.'
37 Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, 'Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink?
38 When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You?
39 Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?'
40 And the King will answer and say to them, 'Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.'
41 Then He will also say to those on the left hand, 'Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels:
42 for I was hungry and you gave Me no food; I was thirsty and you gave Me no drink;
43 I was a stranger and you did not take Me in, naked and you did not clothe Me, sick and in prison and you did not visit Me.' 

Thanks for reading.  :)  God bless you in Jesus' Holy name.



Friday, August 03, 2012

Do you sit at Jesus' feet?

Luke 10:38-41 
38 Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard His word. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me." 41 And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. 42 But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her." When do we sit at Jesus' feet?  When we pray, when we talk to Him, when we listen to a sermon about His Word, when we worship Him and when we are busy reading the bible, we are sitting at His feet. I experience calmness when I do those things, also excitement, especially when I have a lightbulb moment when reading His word and I know that lightbulb moment was the Holy Spirit. :D  I find that such a wondrous thing.  God is amazing and I love Him so much.

Thanks for reading, God bless you.




Thursday, August 02, 2012

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