Jerusalem wall of gold Enemies' Continued Opposition to Rebuilding 6 Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and the rest of our enemies found out that I had finished rebuilding the wall and that no gaps remained—though we had not yet set up the doors in the gates. 2 So Sanballat and Geshem sent a message asking me to meet … Continue reading Nehemiah 6: I replied, “There is no truth in any part of your story. You are making up the whole thing.”
Who is the helmet of salvation? Christ. Know the power of our new identity in Christ! Without this helmet, we have no defense against anything. Always remember who we are in Christ and what it means. And we will be fearless.
Why is the Helmet of Salvation included as part of the whole armor of God? What does a helmet do? Helmet is to be worn on the head, like a crown. A helmet is a defensive headgear worn by soldiers. A helmet not only protects the head from injury, it is a spiritual symbol of who we really are. In a spiritual warfare, who we identify with makes all the difference. There is only one salvation. Salvation is Christ Himself. God has made Jesus become our salvation. (1 Corinthians 1:30 But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption—)
When we accept Jesus and His salvation we are immediately registered in the Book of Life in Heaven, and are given a three-in-one family identity certification: God is our…
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Hebrews 2:14-15 Be Fearless because Jesus has Defeated Death The essence of strategies is to choose what to do. This is a really difficult one unless you have been sealed with the right mark on you. What? Do all who profess to be Christians have mark too? Wait. We shall see who has the mark … Continue reading Have the right “mark” (seal) and win the race: God’s winning strategies in Revelation 2-3
All hail the power of Jesus' name! For those Christians who want to know how to pray victoriously, and those who seek to know more about our God, here are the verses to declare the victory of our Lord Jesus Christ. Read them aloud daily and let the Holy Spirit help you to see and … Continue reading Declaration of victory of Jesus
Today I cannot resist saying this. There is nothing your enemy can do to you if you are the righteousness of God in Christ. Righteousness is a gift. Jesus has paid for it. When you believe in Jesus, His death and resurrection for you, you receives this gift. The enemy cannot come in to steal, … Continue reading Today’s News: be right
Luke 6:9 the vital signs of life Many tragedies occurred lately this 2019 Easter and Passover. I now recall reading this, "The big tragedy in the church today is that for the most part Christians major on and build their lives upon truths that are non-foundational or non-essentials." The Bible teacher continued to state that … Continue reading The Vital Signs of being Alive
We finally reach a key survival tactic, how do Christians win wars? Apostle Paul is really an expert in this field judging from the long list of challenges he went through and his always emerging as the victor and not the victim! I have done a simple chart with the key Bible verses from 2 … Continue reading Paul’s warfare and weapons
2 Corinthians 3:3 I now realize that in the previous two chapters of 2 Corinthians Paul spoke of his relationship in Christ with God and then with man. In the third chapter he described his relationship with the Holy Spirit, his power source. I summarize below my understanding. Indeed this is my favorite chapter! Chapter … Continue reading Paul’s relationship: with the Holy Spirit
When I ponder about why there is a sudden surge of interest in end-time prophesies, I receive the word "fear", people are fearful and that is why they want to know more. That includes Christians. So last night I looked at some verses on being fearless. The following verses are quoted from New King James … Continue reading 2019 word: Be fearless, be sealed
2 Corinthians 1:19-21 New King James Version (NKJV) 19 For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us—by me, Silvanus, and Timothy—was not Yes and No, but in Him was Yes. 20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through … Continue reading For all the promises of God in Him are Yes
1 John 1:3 New Living Translation (NLT) 3 We proclaim to you what we ourselves have actually seen and heard so that you may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.
Education gives us facts and knowledge. But wisdom gives us the abilities to use knowledge for good productive purposes -doing the right thing, with the right people/object, at the right time and place, producing the right outcome. A successful businessman described how he was saved from a financial disaster through the operation of wisdom instead … Continue reading just thinking aloud 3
Paul’s writes this letter today. 2 Corinthians 5:9-10, 14-17, 20-21, 6:1-2 Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, … Continue reading Paul writes a letter today
Our God made us holy. This is the difference between Christianity and other religions. God made us holy by means of Jesus Christ. Jesus made us holy by becoming a holy sacrifice. The words of God (the Bible, the Truth) make us holy. The Holy Spirit makes us (all people who call on the name … Continue reading made holy
The Race of Faith Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our … Continue reading today we run the race of Christian faith
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. For our boasting is this: the testimony of our conscience that we conducted ourselves in the world in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God, and more abundantly toward you. For all things are … Continue reading abounding grace
Written around Easter in 1932, in the Great Depression, and also when a Jewish student bluntly challenged Ackley – ‘why worship a dead Jew?’ Ackley’s prompt response presaged the title of the hymn he later wrote. This hymn has impacted my own life since young. When confronted of my faith by various external factors beyond my … Continue reading I serve a risen Savior
Declares the Lord Jesus Christ. "The meek will inherit the land." There are many examples in the Bible. We read some examples today. Bible verses are quoted in parts with boldness and italics added. Unless otherwise noted, the verses are quoted from NKJV. Matthew 5:5 "Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth." … Continue reading End Times Conversation with Jesus: The meek will inherit the land.
Often I see Christians forgetting that their family members are their brothers and sisters in Christ. But they are God's children and co-heirs with Jesus who is sitting at the right hand of the Father in heaven, interceding for Christians. When we next deal with our family members let us look up and see Jesus … Continue reading family of God
Today's word: "HOLD FAST TO THE WORDS OF GOD." 1 Corinthians 15:2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations Philippians 2:16 holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in … Continue reading 3 am: HOLD FAST
For those who ask, here are some verses on who the sons and children of God are. They are self-explanatory. Each believer does his or her own reality check based on the sword of the Spirit - the words of God. John 3:5-6 Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born … Continue reading who are the sons and children of God?
John 15 English Standard Version (ESV)I Am the True Vine15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 Already you are clean because of the word … Continue reading Jesus urges: And you also will bear witness
This is the real good news today. God is not angry with you. He says so. God’s Righteousness Through Faith (Excerpts from Romans in NKJV) Romans 3:21 But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, 22 even the righteousness of God, through faith … Continue reading end days witnessing: Be the righteousness of God
Zechariah 14 New King James Version (NKJV) The Day of the Lord 14 Behold, the day of the Lord is coming, And your spoil will be divided in your midst. 2 For I will gather all the nations to battle against Jerusalem; The city shall be taken, The houses rifled, And the women ravished. Half of the … Continue reading conversation with God: 2014 It shall be one day Which is known to the Lord
This is the time when God speaks repeatedly (usually twice and more) and no human has excuse not to hear. When He spoke twice He actually made sure we know it's from Him and He will shortly bring it to pass. Jesus has warned His disciples to continue one utmost task after He has spoken … Continue reading Conversation with God: when God spoke twice
This is a continuation of the previous blog post on the last commandment from Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, the ultimate Ruler. The Bible verses are given at random as led in my spirit. They form a very clear manual for discipleship. This is how I have and shall continue to train the little ones who … Continue reading end days witnessing: discipleship manual 2
In the end days, many old guards are passing away. There is an urgency in making disciples. Today’s word is “make disciples“! Bible verse are quoted from New King James Version (NKJV) (Boldness added.) The first time the word disciple was mentioned in the Bible is in the following verse: Discipleship is closely linked to the word of … Continue reading end times church witnessing: discipleship manual
Christ is our helmet of salvation. Ephesians 6:17, 1 Corinthians 1:30 Why is the Helmet of Salvation included as part of the whole armor of God? What does a helmet do? Helmet is to be worn on the head, like a crown. A helmet is a defensive headgear worn by soldiers. A helmet not only … Continue reading The helmet of Salvation in Christ—the fifth piece of God’s armor
This watchman received in spirit that this is the sign: put on your full armor of God. This means: having the full alertness and consciousness of the mighty presence of God and His Word, Spirit-filled and Spirit-led at all times. Listening to audio Bible and reading at the same time is one way of keeping … Continue reading Do this, knowing the time: Put on the full armor of God
A half year's sent out journey in the Holy Spirit opened up learning in practical faith in action and encountering more spiritual reality in sailing onto alien deep and raging uncharted water by faith. A review summary : Requirements : faith in action ; just launch out when sent by the Holy Spirit. No looking … Continue reading How to encounter the power of the presence of God
Who is the LORD ? Almighty God , everlasting Father, that great I AM, there is no God but JEHOVAH. The Trinity God : God the Father, God the Son (Jesus), God the Holy Spirit. Our Creator, our Redeemer, our Savior , our Healer, our Deliverer, our Provider, our Shepherd, our Shelter, our Banner, our … Continue reading Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD
2 Peter 3:7 By the same word the present heavens and earth are reserved for fire, being kept for the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly. 8 But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a … Continue reading What kind of people ought you to be ?
HERE IS LOVE. John 3:16 [Full Chapter]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. John 3:35 [Full Chapter]The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand.John 5:20 [Full Chapter]For the Father loves the Son, … Continue reading Jesus speaks: Here is love.
Ephesians 5:25-27 New King James Version (NKJV) 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, 26 that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, 27 that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any … Continue reading end times church countdown: be holy and without blemish
1 Peter 1 New Living Translation (NLT) Greetings from Peter 1 This letter is from Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners in the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia.[a] 2 God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit … Continue reading the letter to the elect: your faith is far more precious than mere gold
Today's end times hymn: My Hope. Back to the foundation hope of our Christian faith. The urgency of His harvest and the urgency of the enemy's counter-harvest for souls is evident to many Christians and non-Christians. My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, … Continue reading a powerful hymn : On Christ the solid Rock I stand, All other ground is sinking sand
Count The Cost and Journey On in 2014 Luke 14 25 A large crowd was following Jesus. He turned around and said to them, 26 “If you want to be my disciple, you must hate everyone else by comparison—your father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even your own life. Otherwise, you cannot be my … Continue reading journey on: everyone who has given up house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the Kingdom of God
The last sermon 2013 and first sermon 2014 he heard for the over-midnight service by watching online a recorded Sunday worship (due to time zone difference he does not watch live) is all about getting rid of the trash in our lives. The watchman admitted that this was truly most appropriate for this spring cleaning day … Continue reading journey on: See Grace, Grace, Grace!
He had been hearing one particular hymn chorus in his spirit for days but he just couldn't remember enough words to find the song. today he turned on the worship recordings after a long day's work, and three hymns were sung: Are you washed in the blood of Jesus? There is power in the blood (of … Continue reading End times watchman countdown: At Calvary
2 Kings 20:5 Turn back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of My people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your [forefather]: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord. 2 Kings 20:4-6 … Continue reading Journey to see God: How He sees our tears…
The word of the Lord is not easy to carry out. It is not difficult for believers to say they believe in the Bible. But when it comes to application, some hesitate. But the Lord Jesus clearly stated that only those who obey and keep His words are His disciples. Only those who do the … Continue reading Journey to see God: vine and branch connection
The relationship between God the Father and Jesus the Son of God, has been repeatedly declared by Jesus while on earth, as the Son Of Man. Jesus was Spirit-filled and walked in the power of the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of God. Let us read His words on His divine relationship with God and learn … Continue reading Journey to see God: see the divine Father and Son relationship
How to use the powerful sword of the Spirit in prayer? Today's Prayer: Praying through the Bible -using 1 Corinthians 1 (NKJV) Dear heavenly Father, in the name of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, I give thanks that you have given Me every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus. _________________________ (Verses … Continue reading Today’s prayer: enriched in all utterance and all knowledge
Ephesians 3:16-21 New King James Version (NKJV) 16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be able to comprehend with all … Continue reading may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God
Knowing and believing God is love and He loves you to the point of what He proclaimed and actually did in the history of mankind, is today's most powerful message. Know and believe today. In a recent vision, an intercessor saw cages in which individuals sat and huddled together. Dark creatures (spirits of death and … Continue reading See the power of God’s Love: be freed from fear!