And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: (John 16:8)
Love is not the opposite of hate, lust is. The lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh, and the pride of life. Love has no conflict with the hate that one chooses ignorantly when the choice to love is ignored, Love is still!
Being who you are, is more than any color or shade that you must wear!
The need to please shouldn't omit being who you are, and working towards all that you can become.
Dismissal of sin and unrepentance by repenting is to have the two offenders/perps taken into custody and thrown in the prison they belong in and not seek refuge in me.
To Yourself Be True Notes to Myself (Living in understanding that the unexamined life is hazardous to my holistic health) is the premise of this prose, and it is just my soul reflecting, notes to myself, in the hope to inspire and encourage being.
A perspective shift requires a disconnect from all, to connect with the Creator, transparency will lead to the transformation that is without flawed expectations.
The only one who can never fill or serve as an idol is the Creator, and the Creator can never be a false god.
Repentance doesn't end at the altar call to accept salvation. Somehow the ability to repent is the only thing that war is waged against, but the only spoil seized is unrepentance.
What is in my control is something I must take responsibility for, what others do is not something I can control. This is how this poem came about, who broke my heart, I did.
Virtue is conforming to a standard of right particularly, moral excellence, loving-kindness is one of the benefits of the virtuous lifestyle which should never be forgotten.
The roles that are given by and through parents are the basis for being and becoming who we really are; be it a daughter or son you are transitioned .into a family structure.
Counsel is a beautifier, the heart and soul that inclines itself to counsel enriches life.
Before the fall is where perfect beauty shouted glorious wonder, pure, untouched, and absolute: After the fall beauty had to remove the garments of perfection, and put on just ordinary attire.
Pride is a noisy and loud aspect of the character that is a threat to humility. Only the quietness of humility can extinguish it.
Faith is relentless determination regardless of all opposition.
All mistakes serve as a point of reference, not a place of residency. Point of references are marked for repentance. There is no hiding place from God.
Writing poetry is therapeutic. Challenges, struggles, pain and all the onslaughts of this life is where the writer learns that their pen, paper, and blogs are where their voice lives.
Creator, as I position myself before You, allow streams of repentant light to outshine all darkness that can hinder me.
A grey sky appears when the sun is blocked by dark clouds. Grey issues of life appear when questions need answers which doubt can not mask with any disguises.
Have a wondrous day! Take in all the created beauty your eyes can behold. Listen to the chirps of the birds, look up behold the brilliance of the effulgent Creator.
We all fall short of the glory of God, the trumpet that is sounding in this hour is Repent and turn back to God. It is a subtle thing, apostasy, so do proceed with caution. The universe is at hand!
A self-quake is an uncomfortable place to be. It throws and tosses everything you think you are all around. Foundation in Jesus Christ will assist in putting things in their proper perspective.
Why is it that acknowledgement of the Creator as the Creator is such a passive motivation? I can't answer for you. Can you see who created everything in the universe?Even the breath you breath?
Preservation of the wheat is a figurative look at character that can be poisoned by tares, and intoxicate to the point of falling to sleep or ignoring behaviors that are not yielding good fruit.
We are endowed with a hope for our beloved and for ourselves that goes beyond death, and the somber chords it echoes.
Moral law is what provides us with the conduct and behavior that pleases God, it beautifies and assists us in being in His image and likeness.
God is saying to each and everyone of us individually, as well as collectively, "I need you to focus on Me" so that you will have no other gods before and above me.
Life in time is only bearable because of the redeeming love of God towards us; that leads us to repentance because we did not nor can we ever create a world. Acknowledging who did inspires the need to sing the song I repent.
This poem is the fruit created by the Word of God and the sharing and caring of my beloved Sister-in-Law as we communed with other via social media. Her words were as perfumed leaves.
What was astounding was this storm had brought everything to a standstill. I have better understanding of what standstill and see the salvation of the Lord means, and be still and know that He is God.
Taste and see that the Lord is good! What does that create after you realize how good He is is, it creates the fruit of your lips. (Hallelujah) Praise ye the Lord. You must taste and see for yourself.
America will have to repent for driving God out of our culture, government, schools, homes, etc., by taken the Bible, prayer, and The Ten Commandments out of this society.
There is a valid and valuable lesson in how Zaccheus ran with a relentless determination to see who Jesus was and to get a clear look at Him for himself, with no opposition or hindrance in his way.
Judgment must first begin with me, in order that, if I judge myself, I will not be judged. Why? if I judge myself? In order that I may catch the beam in my own eyes before it impairs my sight.
This poem came out of a conversation with a co-worker about a book entitled "This Present darkness" a book that came out in the late 80's. As I thought further this poem began to push through.
Take a moment and celebrate the Holiness of the Lord Jesus Christ as you celebrate your Christmas. Have a blessed and happy day.
We should make sure we do not take the Holy Spirit for granted.... Repent to Him for grieving Him in any way form, and fashion. Tell Him you apologize for getting in His way in all of your deeds.
Who can encourage the spirit of a woman like God. If you know what it is to be cast down in spirit and soul, then you know what it is like to arise and shine and give God all of the glory.
Emotions are always for one person or the other, but exclusive ones are emotions we use to love and worship God exclusively..
To consider the cost we must think the matter through. Counting the cost means that we ask ourselves how much will a decision we are preparing to make cost us?
In sharing this hub, it is my desire to encourage you to have a good attitude at all times. A good attitude is like putting on fine linens and garments washed in the Blood, Word and Spirit of God.
All of creation testifies and this life within me cries, I know my Creator (Redeemer) lives.
Nevertheless, let thy will be done! Let us reproduce after His kind, in word and deed.
What are your expectations for today? Do we acknowledge the Creator as the Creator who created life and who sustains it? Not only did He create, why did He create? To highlight and display His glory.
Where do all the broken pieces go. Our lives are an enigma full of puzzle pieces that we need wisdom from above to know the placement. Broken pieces can form one piece again and become a masterpiece.
Can you hear the voice of the Prophet Micah; to do justly, and to love mercy. and to walk humbly with our God? Then you are hearing the voice of prophecy! What you do with it will tell the story.
The greatness of God is bigger than diseases. The word disease says a lot about what grief and sorrow can do, they take away and subtract from ease. We can't experience ease where there is disease.
(Romans 1:25) Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen - Praise Elohim!
We can see and experience the overcoming power that Jesus spoke of and good cheer emerges in the midst of tribulation, as we keep our lens clean and focus on Jesus Christ.
Jesus Christ is the door which leads to the free passage we have to communicate with the Heavenly Father. The Word of God is our roadmap and the Holy Spirit is our guide to life eternal.
We all need each at one time or another. Learning how not to put demands on each other is no easy task, but it is something we must learn to do, so that we absolutely depend on God. I recommend Jesus!
The will of God through Jesus Christ birthed us. God was not willing that we should perish and was involved in reconciling us to Himself for His glory.
These are they who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins; these are they who follow the Lamb whithersoever He goeth, for they are without spot before the throne of God (Rev. 14:4, 5).
Diligence is a relentless determination regardless of opposition. Jesus said, in the world we would have tribulation, but to be of good cheer, because He has overcome the world.
It is a choice we are given to speak life or death, the righteousness imbedded in the blood of Jesus declares life, He cancelled death through His blood. Why speak death when you can speak life?
A mantle is something that covers you. Elisha knew the importance of a mantle and asked for a double portion of Elijah's mantle. The mantle of Jesus Christ covers us with His righteousness.
Where is heart felt appreciation for others, which is void of and excludes finding their faults and failures, but rather their faith? It took their faith to receive Jesus as Savior and Lord.
Memories shouldn't be like fallen leaves, they are meant to be shared.
What a benevolent, kind, magnificent, wonder filled, marvelous, and creative Creator and God we serve. Let your eyes qualify His greatness.
Thanks and Praises are due The Creature of all things that consist. How can we see a sunset or sunrise and not give thanks and praises for the glories our eyes are allowed to see?
I will always remember Mother Corbin's smile it always invited a hug. Even when thinking about her always wanting the hands closest to her to give her a hug from me.
The school system opted out, took prayer out of the schools, the Bible can't be taught there. What chance does the spirit and soul of children have, if the home and the school is void of judgment?
The place called worship and praise is a space you enter and occupy, ordained just for you to celebrate Your Father, Your Lord Jesus Christ and all that the Spirit has for you.
If you value the Godhead and all those used for the building of the Kingdom. You will then value yourself and others and you are gaining the proper perspective... How to live a life of value.
Forgiveness is a treasure out of the heart of God. It's the handle of the umbrella we raise called the love of God.
These days it is not profitable to engage in conversations about people who are sin sick, the only stand to take is prayer. Prayer changes things including the one praying. it shifts the atmosphere.
Your values are what you consider to be most important to you and your life. What you stand for. What you are willing to pay the price for and what you are willing to die for.
Infamous or famed, and great or the least. There is a red carpet rolled out for you by the blood of Jesus Christ. The world could never afford to design such a pathway, only God the Father could.
We can never relive yesterday, it is a closed door and a new day is here for us to experience, as we awaken from slumber, and a new door of life opens for us and we call it today.
Mercy is a miracle beyond humanity's ability to create. Yet, we are given the ability to be kind, compassionate and merciful. Mercy has a face mirrored in grace. Be kind to one another.
Character is a trait or distinguishable combination of traits. The fruits of the Spirit comprise the compilation and distinguishable combination of traits which assist in resembling God in character.
America Wake Up and Rise Up! Man and Woman up! Boy and girl up! Find your place in prayer. If it is not birthed in prayer, it is illegal.
There is a saying that flattery will get you everything and everywhere, but I challenge you to consider praise and pure worship instead and don't pollute your praise with flattery.
Prayer is the only conversation that I know of that unrighteousness and evil cannot control and it is exclusively a conversation that we can have with the Heavenly Father. Treasure it!
We must be willing to be silent and to silence every voice that speaks in opposition to God's pronouncements to us in the world. Whose report will you believe and receive?
Mercy spilled from the heart of the Good Samaritan and love stood with compassion and said, Behold I triumph over judgment and I will not cross over on the other side.
And the Lord said, Behold the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.
God's love will always be sinless. It is not a quality that the sinful nature we inherited can comprehend. Verily only the born again spirit will see the sinlessness of God's love.
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16). The reason to praise the Heavenly Father.
Loving God with our mind is truly a treasure. This love is a royal spiritual diadem given to the soul to quicken it to resurrection power that springs forth to embrace the oneness that makes us whole.
The word let is a mysterious aspect of speech. It suggests that something is hindering and prohibiting something from taking place. Prayer is the compass to believing God's will, to let it be.
The Scriptures are what informs us whether our thoughts and actions are good or bad; right and wrong. But our conscience is how we judge ourselves in light of the information it provides us.
Silence to the wonders of God and whispers about His greatness and majesty that are not heard will make the stones tremble, in doing so they praise Him, but with no audible voice. Praise ye the Lord!
Arise, shine; for thy light has come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. (Isaiah 60:1)
The identity of other believers impact our lives tremendously and there is nothing more beautiful than beholding Christ in each other.
Can you imagine what the reality and experiential results would be if all saints in every nation, land, region and country prayed on one accord everyday regardless of all our differences.
There are reports broadcasted every day in this world. Whose broadcast is loudest? What speaks louder than God's Words to let there be light?
Our purpose is by the divine decision and design of God. We can't grasp the full scope of our purpose without many assignments which pave the way.
Can you declare to God what King David prayed? I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knows right well. Is your soul a witness?
God's purpose is not about me or you, it is what He gives us to meet needs. To share meals with others, to dole our bread out to the hungry. It is amazing that there is always a spiritual and soul hunger in us for more.
It is not about you, or about me, it is all about the Honorable Lord Jesus!
Uninterrupted does mercy and grace meet our needs.
Tell it to Jesus!
Seek God with your whole heart so that I may find Him in everyway and everything.
The barren tree can and will be adorned in time; the barren heart and soul can be filled which speaks of potential.
Jesus Christ is both a representative of God and He is God. We can never go wrong with believing in Him first and foremost.
Jesus exposed sin and shed His precious blood to provide us freedom from its unholy grip. Why should we allow it to intimidate us?
Understanding that the Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has freed us from the law of sin and death is operating from a vantage point only experiential in the spirit realm.
In the presence of "Jehovah" God there is peace and safety.
God's love can be likened to the rays of the sun that cancels all the rain. His love also chases away all of the pain.
Defining moments are full of critical thinking and is the call to sober and serious thought. in order to make better decisions and choices. We are filling in the blanks to life's puzzle.
Thanks be to God who always gives us the victory through the Honorable Lord Jesus Christ. Thank You Honorable Father for Your love.
Righteousness is imputed to us because we believe God; we access it through and by our faith in Jesus Christ. We need righteousness as a core value everyday to communicate with God.
Remember the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Because it is the contents of our character that will ultimately determine who we are. A good tree brings forth good fruit which is good character.
It is God that makes all the difference in our lives. With Him we are all that He declares we can be and are. Thank You Honorable Father for being who and what makes all the difference in us.
It is by God's greatness and immutability, that we ascertain that He does not change, it is us who must change and travel from glory to glory, mortal to immortal, and from temporal to eternal.
Hallelujah! Declare His majesty! He is our risen King!
Healing rain is medicine that purges, and cleanses, it is ointment, but it is spiritual. Can you feel the rain?
Launch out into the deep, study the Word of God, Pray always, yield to the Holy Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, yea, the deep things of God. Let the Holy Spirit guide you. Glory to God!
The merciful heart understands the mercy they have received and can only want others to receive the precious gift as well. If you value mercy you will stay out of the hot seat called scorn.
There is safety under the armor that is not experiential without it. The helmet of salvation is power packed. Put it on! Don't leave home without it.
Christmas is the day of the year we celebrate the birth of Christ and it is a holy and special day indeed. Everyday can be just like Christmas when Christ is the theme of your heart and life.
We are in the world and must live in it, but the world does not shape our ideals or values any more, the Word of God does. It is a matter of the Word of God over the world and its operating system.
We always hear, and desire to know how much God loves us through Christ Jesus. But how much is He loved by us? I love You Jesus for all seasons, which means, I love you for all reasons.
We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord. We are all on the same team, let's maintain the Spirit of Koinonia at all times, in the bonds of peace.
If we've received His love it will only reproduce after His kind, which is unconditional, and It translates into Agape. Friendship is a crown of honor.
Your defining moment may drastically differ from mine, but the same thing happened to us both, we accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord!
Patience is endurance; it is tolerance; it is staying power; it is a lack of murmuring and complaining, and it is fortitude.
Open up the floodgates of heaven, let it rain, let it pour down all we need to examine ourselves in every area of our beings and make those changes we need. The floodgates are open!
Making the decision to love Jesus is the best decision we can ever make. Accepting Jesus as Savior and Lord is the best choice we could have and can ever make with our right to choose.
Yielding is giving God the brokenness sin has left us with, those hidden places, so that He can heal and channel His life through our submitted life and express Himself to the world through us.
God sits high, yet, He looks low, real low, and he found us cowering in sin, lost and in need of salvation. I don’t think that He could have looked any lower than sin.
Discouragement is a warning, like a cautioning yellow light, that your courage is on the line and battlefield. The American Indians call someone who does not lose courage, a brave.
Prayer is an attitude we can be in all day, this is what heart to heart empowers us to do. After we have prayed, we end our call to God with Amen. Our way to say until we meet again most Holy Father.
Everything must change, nothing stays the same, everyone must change, nothing and no one goes unchanged.
"And hath raised us up together, and made us to sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus" (Ephesians 2:6).
The Creator did not create or make a bad day, and sin can never turn any day into a bad day, but by interpretation, not revelation.
There are places in us where we need God’s touch and only His touch, no one else will do. There is a place we must get to in life, where we know, touchy places about us are marked for God's healing.
Trust in God is the high mark for following Jesus. Jesus is the prime and true example of what walking by faith is all about. Why is it not advisable to walk by sight? You answer that for yourself.
Remember we all have the same Heavenly Father. Sisterhood is a precious experience naturally and spiritually. Watch what you say, and do in the family of God about sisters and brothers too.
There is ointment in worship and praise/gospel music and it is Kingdom Music which exalts our King, Jesus Christ.
The theory that presents itself as life is a mere concept of what life truly is, and the haunting affects and the devastation of sin which produces death is conquered only through Jesus Christ.
Can you hear the cry of fatherlessness?
We are walking and traveling through faith, from glory to glory. From prayer to praise and wherever the Spirit leads us.
Blessed is the name of Jesus Christ today and forever more.
Let Your will be done, let Your Kingdom come, let Your will be done, let Your Kingdom come in and through this life of mine. Lord, give to me all that I need to set my house in order.
Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me, even correction can bring comfort.
Relationships are worth the time and effort when acceptance is our intentional goal. It is where we learn perseverance and where we are strengthened to endure.
The blood that Jesus shed for you and me, way back on Calvary. The blood that gives me strength from day to day, it will never lose it's power.
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health even as thy soul prospereth.
We are walking towards a greater light then we experienced yesterday and last year, because today is a brand new day which God has made; unlike yesterday and tomorrow. Let there always be light.
Most people hear because the ears are designed to hear, but not all people intentionally listen. The sound of a voice can be heard, but not the depth of what the voice is saying.
Appreciation of good received is always an expression necessary in life and especially towards God.
Ecclesia is the chosen and called out one by God, she is Beulah the married one to the Lord Jesus Christ, yet she is the bride adorning herself for that day.
(Proverbs 4:23) Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life. Relentlessly keep your heart, regardless of all the opposition you face, so that you can watch your words too.
We need judgment everyday, and in everyway in our lives, there is no escaping the reality of needing judgment to work in ourselves, to judge ourselves and develop righteous judgment.
A thankful heart is a beautiful one, praises flow like rivers and the song of life we learn and sing with joy as we serve the Lord with gladness and enter His presence with singing.
The word Hallelujah produces within us the highest form of praise, it is healing to and for the heart that speaks, sings and chooses praise of God as their life song.
Divine Order is a heavenly directive which is necessary for us to be aligned and functional, in the movement of natural order and is the corrective power needed to destroy all disorder in our lives.
Beware of the darkness, by aligning, repositioning, and shifting your life under the divine order, and authority, of the Creator's absolute light . Revelation is the light we all need.
Intercessory prayer is unfailing and unconditional love. Thank you pure at heart!
I am having a selah moment, one in which everything must go into lockdown and I must consciously assert for myself that I love the Creator. Not just for all that He has done, just because I do.
Hallelujah means "Praise Ye the Lord" I will sing it now in view of an eternity filled with the absolute light of holiness and righteousness and the end of all sin!
The anointing of God grants us the unction to function; the mantle of God gives us dominion over realms and spheres; the blood of Jesus gives us every reason to press, in, on, and upward.
Whatsoever is not done of faith is sin. Beware of dirty doubt.
What a privilege to be given, the right to call God Father. Thank You Lord Jesus for sharing Your Father with us. We love and appreciate Him.
He will keep you in perfect peace.
As you sojourn through this life, keep a song in your heart, keep love in your heart, and keep a dream in your heart, so that you may grow older graciously.
The presence of God is the most special place. He lifts us up to soar high above all adversity.
Let your light shine bright for Jesus. Your spirit is the candle of the Lord, just shine on.
Soaking in the presence of God is a place of submission. It is a posturing for purification and sanctification.
The work of God is to believe in the one that He has sent, Jesus Christ and the blood He shed for the sins of the world.
Apply Your ointment everywhere.
About the Authors and Poets; what they pen are more than mere words, or catchy lingos. The words are a microphone which only listeners can hear by reading.
This poem is a tribute to my father. In this poem he asks, the "Heavenly Father" for help to make it through life. Dad was 88 years old and he loved to write, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
It is discombobulating how God cares for every one of us. I see myself as a mere grain of sand, yet when He zooms in on me, He magnifies my existence, only because of His greatness.
Comprehending how the magnetics of sin are reversed are rewarding to the soul. Understanding the hedonistic attributes of the flesh are liberating, and how sin attracts the flesh.
God's holy countenance is complete with glory and sinless perfection, we can’t behold the countenance of God without asking for remission of sin through the blood of Jesus Christ.
I have decided to follow Jesus, no turning back, no turning back!
(Psalm 27-9) Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
Royal array represents the characteristics of God exemplified through us. Garments to desire to wear before the King!
Praying in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost. Pray in the Spirit and with the understanding also.
Turning points require the maturity which can be likened to growing pains; and making the necessary transition from one point to the next by moving pass mediocrity to impact your destiny.
My heart has found its home in God's love. Thank You Heavenly Father that You love me and I love You too.
Jesus said, if any man should follow after me, let him deny himself, take up his cross and follow me. Follow Jesus, follow Him, wherever He may lead.
A merry heart is filled with mirth that spills out and affects the external countenance and we begin to smile. A smile is the light of a cheerful countenance.
Let the whole world know that Jesus Christ is Lord!
I will bless the Lord at all times and His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My tongue is the pen of a ready writer and I will praise His Holy Name "JESUS!"
The victory that Jesus died for us to have is more than life itself. Love so clearly defined by sacrifice. Oh how Jesus loves us!
The Word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword. Just speak and stand on the Word!
Revelation brings light which illuminates our hearts to understand this life of awe we have been made partakers of. Glory to our God!
The key to our heart to heart union with God is faith. Faith unlocks every closed door, even our hearts. it is the only lifeline and true path we have to the Father, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
I acknowledge the frailty of human life in that every person comes with a care label that invisibly reads handle with care; this is not something you can see without an understanding heart.
Worship and praise is a special experience, it is the only place I have ever been where I am completely free from every care.
"O praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people" (Psalm 117:1)
Prayer is making a call to glory. We have a free passage through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and our conversation is not earthbound, but directed towards the glory we have been called into.
This is a new song that was recently inspired in my heart, as I am going through some really tough times, but the way through only points to Jesus. It inspired all the praise in this poem. I love Him.
The Word and the Spirit of God are the two powers, I know are essentially needed to learn how to live an uncompromised life.
"And he made the holy anointing oil, and the pure incense of sweet spices, according to the work of the apothecary" (Exodus 37:29 KJV). An Apothecary was a perfumer, he is known as a pharmacist today.
Repentance will always precede change. Attitude sets the stage for the orchestration of the pure life. Our attitude is the avenue by which repentance will be exemplified. Repentance is how we laver.
The Word of God is how we see our true reflection of glory. Looking intently into the precepts and principles which shape our faith, so that we are moving from glory to glory.
The Word of God is like a treasure chest filled with precious gems. "For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it" (Proverbs 8:11 KJV).
Love knows no limitations, it suffers long and is kind, it is true, pure, just, good, honest, and lovely, and always has a good report. It is full of virtue, praise and always thinks excellently.
"O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation" (Psalm 95:1).
A dove is symbolic of the Holy Spirit and is a characteristic of purity.
Mirror, mirror, Word of God, I envision my Lord in you.
The Psalmist asked God, "put thou my tears, into thy bottle:" (Psalm 56:8). The Lord would have to be very close, that spells out the victory of being in His hands.
He who is without sin, throw the first stone. This question can stop you in your tracks even today, if you are listening and you will change your stance and let all critical ideas of others go. Peace!
Victory in Jesus my Savior forever, He brought me and wrought me with His redeeming blood and He plunged me into victory beneath the cleansing flood.