The World Without the Bible

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I had a conversation with someone this weekend she was telling me about a program she saw on television where the man was saying in a few years the Bible would be irrelevant. This was clearly NOT a man of God to speak such foolishness.

Truth is it’s irrelevant right now for many. I really wasn’t shocked to hear it. Don’t be fooled! The Bible will NEVER be irrelevant. God’ Word will remain when we are all gone. This is a trick of the enemy to try an make people believe that things has changed so much until the Bible isn’t relevant

The Bible says God is an unchanging God. He’s the same today, yesterday, and forevermore. The people in the world are changing, but God’s Word is the same as it always has been. Many people have no roots they sway conforming to whatever, whenever. They hold no substance and therefore they believe whatever sounds or looks good to them.

People are always trying to add to or take away from the Bible; when God clearly says not to do this. As I’ve written many times before there are many so called Saints who are worldly and conforming to the world. They use many excuses as to why they do the things they do. The biggest lie I’ve heard is they do it to reach the younger generation. Bull crap! They do it because it’s who they are, they do it because they are talkers and not doers of the Word. They are still in the world doing what worldly people do. They act the part, but that’s all they’re doing is acting.

No matter what happens in this world God is still God. I’m talking about the God with the big G not the many little gods. He still and will forever reign sovereign over all. He do not NOR will not change His guidance or scripture. He knew the ways of the world would change. He knew there would be naysayers. He knew there would be those who are only talkers and not doers of the Word. He knew those types of people wouldn’t be grounded and rooted solidly. He knew they would go with the flow and against His Word. It’s written in the Bible.

No matter what you see or what you hear don’t worry. They can take away our physical Bibles, but they can’t take the Bible from within us, because it’s in our hearts and on our minds. This is why if you say you believe, you must get into the Word on a daily basis. Study the Bible daily and get the Word down in your souls. If there is ever a time they try to take it from us, no worries, because we will be rooted firmly in and by the Word of our Father God and His Son Jesus.

Don’t be tricked or fooled. Times are getting worse, but you stand on the Word and the promises of God. I was reading the Bible last night. It was about how foolish people are, they predict the weather according to how it looks outside (loss of leaves – or snow = fall or winter, warm stormy =(spring or summer). The Bible continues to say, but how foolish people are to look at and believe this, but they aren’t looking at the signs He’s giving us. In other words people are seeing and believing what they want, but the signs God is providing us, people are ignoring. They aren’t watching!!

I’m amazed it’s the last day in Oct and we’re still getting days of 80 degree weather; it’s way out of the norm. The weather forecaster is baffled, but to me it’s God’s way of letting us know the weather forecaster can only guess by the modules and models he or she has to go by, but God knows what the real forecast will be. Truth is He is trying to warn us to keep our eyes on Him, but people are lost. This world is right back in the days of Noah and Sodom and Gomorrah. People are doing what they want to do at record rates. I can’t say for many He’s an after thought, because fact of the matter is He isn’t even a thought for many.

God is coming back and when He does all of the people who refused Him or who didn’t live by His Word He will say, “depart from me you workers of iniquities for I know you not!” I will stand on the Word of God, I want Him to welcome me as a good and faithful servant. This is a race we must each run alone, we can’t hand off the baton to anyone else. The reward isn’t given to the “swift nor the strong, but to the one who endures to the end.”

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If it’s Against God it’s Wrong

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I know many people who are doing things against God, but they don’t want to acknowledge it’s against God, because it feels good to them. If you’re reading this post and you’re one of those people; you are wrong! Too many people have a pick me up put me down relationship with Jesus. They pick Him up when they’re trying to showboat for man or when they’re going through something. They put Him down or dismiss Him when they’re doing things they know aren’t pleasing in His sight.

No one can fool God you’re not that slick! He knows, sees, and hears it all. There are many people who are on a road of destruction to hell. I’m calling it like I see it. I’m not trying to put anybody down, I’m only trying to help someone. I’ve never been a person who sugarcoat anything to please people, the truth is the truth.

In today’s world people are doing any and everything. Men are sleeping with men, women sleeping with women, people sleeping with kids, and people sleeping with animals. There are all types of sexual immorality taking place. There are people who are addicted to all kinds of things (sex, other people, drugs, alcohol, food, sports, smoking, gambling, name brands, how they look, all types of material things, and you name it.) If anything has a hold on you, then it controls you, therefore you don’t have a hold on it.

People who claim to be about God’s business are caught up in all kinds of foolishness and nonsense. They are caught up in things they know are wrong and against God. Many have the audacity to reference Jesus when they want to pump themselves up in front of people. God is NOT in the midst of foolishness and wrong doing. Stop thinking just because you say something good about God He’s in the midst of what you’re doing. He’s not and you’re only fooling yourself!!

Many folks want to justify what they do by saying sin is sin. True it is, but in the Bible Jesus definitely does specify certain sins as abominations. He didn’t say all were , but He does say specific ones are. I’m not going to go into those, because if you don’t know them, then this will be a great time for you to study the Word for yourselves.

There are many people who want to pick and choose what is wrong or right. No, that’s not how it works! Wrong is wrong and right is right, period! When it feels good many want to believe it’s right while knowing it’s really wrong. Have you ever heard of a song that says “if loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right?” This is the way a lot of people feel. As long as they feel good doing WHATEVER it is they’re doing, they try to justify it as right. Wrong!!!!

My prayer for people is they stop playing with and mocking God. Stop pretending to be holy when you know you’re shucking and jiving. Stop referencing God for show when you know you’re doing things that are totally against His Word. If you’re not for Him then you’re against Him. I don’t care how much you talk about Him for show, you are only showboating for man. If you’re picking Him up and putting Him down when you think it benefits you, you’re not on His side.

Point blank; many will lose their souls because they don’t want to give up the wrong for the right. The many things people are doing they want to believe it’s right or it’s okay because of how it makes them feel. It’s NEVER right when it’s wrong! People have to open their eyes, minds, and hearts to the truth. If people don’t lay down the things they are doing they will forfeit their places in Heaven. Despite of what some celebrities and others say, there is ONLY one way and that is through the Son. If you don’t have a personal relationship with the Son then you can’t get to the Father.

People can play and pretend all day, but if they’re doing things that are against God and His Word, then they aren’t on His side. They know of Him by hearsay and out of tradition, but they certainly don’t have a true relationship with Him. It’s a personal journey that each of us has to decide for ourselves we want to take. I wasn’t always the way I am now. I went through some stuff  to get to where I am now. I got some bumps and bruises along the way, but let me tell you; when I decided to give up things I know were against God; I NEVER turned back. I gave my life, my soul, my body, and my mind to Him.

The devil is busy doing His job. His job is to kill, steal, and destroy and he’s doing his job tenfold. He’s destroying families, all kinds of relationships, and individuals. As a follower of Jesus, I now see the devil for who and what he is. I know he will rear his ugly head by putting certain people in your way, thoughts in your head (out of the blue), or in some way trying to shake your faith. As a child of God you must pray for discernment so you can see the devil for what he is, because he will come in all kinds of ways, through all kinds of things and people. The Bible says “resist the devil and he will flee.” Many don’t resist, they let him have his way. There is an old gospel song that says “don’t let the devil ride, if you let him ride he will want to drive, don’t let him ride. Basically this is saying resist the devil, if you don’t he will take over. If you give him an inch, he will take a mile.

No matter what you’re doing today, if it’s against God it’s wrong and it’s enough evidence for you to know you’re NOT on His side. If you want to truly be on His side, you must be willing without apprehension to give up the wrong for the right. You must get a personal relationship with Him. You must put Him first above all else, which means you will not allow anyone or anything to take control of you nor will you obsess over anyone or anything. You will get into His Word on a daily basis and you will have a daily prayer life with Him. You will be a willing vessel for Him and you will understand your body is a temple of the Lord.

If you stop praising Him from your lips while your hearts or far from Him and start living what you profess, I promise you your life will never ever be the same. I will not tell you that you won’t have troubles, because you will. I won’t tell you that the devil won’t mess with you, because he will. I won’t tell you that everyday will be a bed of roses, because it won’t. Unfortunately life is full of ups and downs whether you’re serving God or something else. It was destined this way since the Garden of Eden and it won’t ever change, but if you’re on God’s side, you don’t have to worry about anything. You have NOTHING to fear! If you stand on His Word and believe Him over man; everything will be alright. We will always go into our peaks and valleys, but we won’t stay there if we believe in God. We must through it all trust and stand on His Word. He never forsakes us and He’s always by our side. Hold on to His hand, He will NEVER let go of yours.

You Signed Up For It

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Many people are okay with their significant others cheating as long as they come home. Bull crap and they must be nuts!! Some people take this stance when it comes to their significant others and I think it’s absolutely stupid. This shows signs of desperation and insecurities.  As long as the green light is green and you are okay with it, they will proceed.

I understand loving someone and being in love with that person, however if they are trying to “have their cake and eat it too”, there’s a problem. Too many people settle with cheating. If you’re a person who is okay with being cheated on then something is wrong with you! A person will do to you whatever you take and allow.

Some people are okay with it, because they don’t want to start over, be alone, or lose their benefits (money, material things, place to stay, etc). Benefits for some is sex, shallow, but true! Starting over is tough, but it’s not the end of the world. If you can’t be alone with yourself, it indicates you don’t love yourself for some reason/s. Individual’s such as this need to deal with their own issues (first). If you have your own you wouldn’t have to worry about losing what someone else has afforded you.

I’m not suggesting to anyone to leave their relationships, what I am trying to relay is if you act as if being cheated on is okay, this attitude does nothing to help your situation. If you’re a person who is okay with it, then it CLEARLY says something is wrong with you. No woman or man should be okay with it. When I hear people say I’m okay as long as he/she comes home. I literally want to shake some sense into their heads.

If you truly love someone and are in love with that individual, there’s no way on earth you’re okay with them sleeping with or being with someone else. You can say it all day, but in your heart, you know it’s a lie. People say it’s okay, because they know their significant others will do it regardless, because it’s the foundation they have built in their relationships.

People don’t wake up and decide to cheat, they were already cheating in some capacity. There are far too many who allow this behavior from the start. In my opinion you nip it in the bud from the gate! People cheat not because they hate who they are with, but because of what’s inside of them individually. They are led by the dark part of who they are. They have issues they need to deal with within themselves. They tell whoever they are with they love them, however; truth is they don’t know what love is. If they did they certainly wouldn’t cheat on their significant others. It’s not about being in love, it’s about self gratification and seeking something outside of what they already have; despite the risks.

Synopsis of Cheaters and Those who accept it

If you accept a cheater then you’re just as messed up as the cheater. Something is wrong with both of these types of individuals. Many people get into relationships with those who are already in relationships with other people, SOMETHING IS WRONG with anyone who does this!  Trust me, the very thing that made you smile will make you cry later.

Some men and women leave their significant others for the OTHER  person ONLY to cheat on the OTHER person as well who by the way acts surprised when they are being cheated on (really)!! It’s EXACTLY what was signed up for by you!

If from the start you continued in a relationship with someone who was cheating on you, then you knew what you were signing up for.

If you are okay with your significant other being in a commitment, but not committed, then you will get from him or her exactly what you signed up for.

The moral of this post is as I’ve written and stated many times; people do to you what you allow and what you accept. If you don’t value and respect yourselves then don’t expect for anyone else to. Wake up people and see the truth. Most people cause their own heartaches and headaches by signing up for bull crap! If you’re led by what you’re feeling and not looking at the big picture, you will suffer the consequences of your actions. Everything that looks, tastes, or feel good isn’t always good for you. If it belongs to someone else, then it doesn’t belong to you and you shouldn’t want or desire it! If you do then you need to look at the man or woman in the mirror and deal with him or her, because something is wrong!

Walking by the Pearly Gates on Your Way to Hell

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I want to write about living right while you can, because time is winding up for us all. I don’t want anyone to lose their soul. Mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son, and no one else can go to Heaven or Hell in your place. We all choose which eternity we will have.

Many people who THINK they are going to Heaven are Hell bound. Oh  I know someone don’t like this truth, but I still have to tell it. This post is for EVERYONE who profess Him with their lips but minds and hearts are far from Him. Time is OUT for playing! People need to look around at what is going on in this world, everything is changing. People are mocking God and doing any and everything they think they’re big and bad enough to do. They are professing one thing and living another. You can’t fool God!

There are so many people who are leading others in the wrong direction. However, it’s up to each of us individually to know the way for ourselves. Many people are too caught up with praising and worshipping others, but don’t have no connection to God and His Son Jesus. They are too busy trying to look good in the eyes of man. Their dedication and commitment lies with man and not God. I’m sure as you read this post you can relate. You too know people who are talking out the side of their necks.

Some people act holy, but they have only learned how to play the role. They portray themselves as such, but they are NOT! They got the talk and the demeanor down packed. They feel their versions of the Holy Spirit on cue and they speak in their made up tongues fluently. There are many tongues, but only one that is a gift of the Holy Spirit, the others have NOTHING to do with the Holy Spirit. The Bible says you speak in tongue to edify Jesus when it’s a conversation between you and Him. However, when people are standing before the church talking to the congregation and all of a sudden start speaking in their versions of tongues they are out of order when there is no one there to interpret. I see this so much it’s ridiculous. What’s even more ridiculous is how the congregation gets on board with it when they didn’t have a clue what the person was saying. It’s out of order! These preachers, teachers, apostles, bishops, evangelists, and whoever else that is standing before the people speaking, they are out of order when there is no one to interpret to edify the church. Therefore as Daniel says “they should keep silent.” Stop making up tongues, because speaking in tongues WON’T get you into Heaven.

It’s sad those serving over the flock in some capacity and the flock who attends church faithfully are living something other than what they profess. They are claiming how much they love the Lord thy God, but they don’t want to lay down their sins at His feet. They don’t want to stop being driven by the sins of their flesh. Sins of our flesh involves many things. It’s anything that causes you to sin (eating too much, lust, fornication, adultery, addicted to gambling, addicted to drugs and alcohol, sexual immorality, and anything that controls you and take you away from God). People don’t want to stop doing the things they are enjoying no matter how wrong. Yet, a lot of these people claim to love Jesus and claim to be walking the walk. It’s nothing but lies. God said “they say they come in my name, they are liars.”

Lies, lies, lies! All of the pretense will one day come to an end, period, point blank! Don’t get caught on the wrong side of the road and please don’t get caught with your work undone. You know who you are and if you know in your heart you’re only playing church, it’s time to stop. The situations in our world are only getting worst. You must decide which side you’re own, because soon you will be in a situation forcing you to take a stand. If you’re not standing for God and His Son Jesus, you’re standing for something else.

I’m not judging, because it is written. God has left instruction and guidance. Stop using you’re not perfect, because as I always say, it’s ONLY an excuse to continue to do what you want to do. Don’t you be one of the people passing by the gates on your way to hell. Be a part of the Kingdom claim your place in Glory. You can’t do that by pretending while you yet live. It’s either you do or you don’t, that’s the only choices you have. Don’t let it be too late!!!!! You must give up the wrong for the right!

You say it’s Them, I say it’s You

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A question many should ask themselves is why do I settle for less???? Why do many of you feel you’re so undeserving???? If a person wants change they will make an effort to change. Change will only happen when a person has gotten to a point in life where they want change. Many people are merely existing. I think this is beyond sad. Way too many people have become content with life, they have gotten used to being the way they are they don’t realize they need to change. In order for something different to happen a person must do something different. Too many people settle, period! People settle in their jobs, relationships, mindsets, and most aspects of their lives. I believe in order to change any of it,  a person must first change their negative mindset. Most don’t understand by them being content and complacent it is something negative they need to change.

I have spoken to and know personally many people who are unhappy in their relationships. Who do you think has the power to change it? Only the individual who’s unhappy. A person’s happiness shouldn’t be based upon ANYONE else. If it is this is someone who has freely given their power to someone else and it’s a sign something is wrong that needs to be fixed within self. When you’re in a relationship and the other person isn’t really about you, they will show it in some way. They will talk negative, disrespect you, be oblivious of your feelings or concerns, take you for granted, defile your relationship by involving others, take all you have but give nothing in return, mooch off of you until you’re drained mentally-physically-and materially.  Although they obviously have their own issues, the real problem doesn’t lie with the other individual it lies with you; the one who allows it.

If people could only understand their value and worth. If they only knew they have the power to accept or NOT accept crap their significant others give them. I always say we teach people EXACTLY how to treat us. They figure it out quick, but the ones on the receiving in don’t get it. The reason people don’t get it because they haven’t yet dealt with their own issues which keep them trapped in wrong ways of thinking, feeling, and acting. People are so gullible and accepting when it comes to love. They “can’t see the forest from the trees.” They miss so much because they are blind and can only comprehend what they want even when it’s not good. In the meantime they’re missing the truth. They are led by emotions.

Do you know what you think is followed up by what you fee;, which pretty much determines how you will act? Most think one way and do another, who a person really is isn’t what they display, people lie about who they are, how they feel, etc.etc. It all comes from what’s really inside of us. If people haven’t dealt with their issues, etc those issues will be the driving force in all of the decisions they make in life (good or bad). You can do good, but have bad intentions behind what you did, which still is bad. Those issues will eventually deal with  them showing up throughout their lives and seen through bad choices and decisions. People are moved by emotions rather than reality. It’s their distorted view of the truth, because people seek self gratification at any and all cost.

We’ve all at some point made bad choices and decisions, but we must mature and unfortunately not everyone does. What a person has gone through in life no longer can hurt them, people are hurting themselves by hanging on to those things. The events are over, the memories are left. People must make conscious decisions to no longer give those memories power in their lives. Anything uncontrolled controls us. You never forget, but it doesn’t mean you have to give it power. When people grasp this concept their lives will change. When they don’t they are those people who continuously go in and out of relationships enduring the same things with the same types of people. They are treated exactly how they allow.

Not only that once a person really matures, they understand people have agendas (good and bad). A mature person accepts people for who they are (knowing that who they are isn’t necessarily who they are pretending to be). You learn all of this by not just going through things, but learning as you go. Learning from all you encounter is what strengthens and matures us. At least in my experience and opinion. Experiences teaches us what TO do next time and what NOT to do again. Many people choose to go through the same things over and over. They don’t learn they only experience. This is why so many are unhappy in their relationships and accept any and everything from people who claim to love them.

In an earlier post I mentioned that if a person learn to love his or herself, this will be an individual who will not allow any and everything in their lives. They will understand self worth and value. They will no longer seek love in all of the wrong ways, places, and from the wrong people. They will see the truth when it’s revealed and will not be blind by what they want due to emotions. They may feel with their hearts, but they will use their brains also to make better choices and decisions.  They will see the truth and when it’s revealed they won’t have any problems with moving on and away from mess. They will learn what love is and what love isn’t. Trust me, you can be this individual, but you must want to be. Stop allowing people to do what they want to you, no longer give away what belongs to you; your power!

Some people are completely miserable in their relationships, yet they stay. I say to these people take one moment and think about how your relationships started. Most times they end the way they begin or the same issues they started with will be the very ones plague them throughout their relationships. I don’t know why people think things will change, because most times they don’t. If you accept it in the beginning; expect it throughout the relationship, that’s just how it goes. Zebra’s don’t change their stripes! People can change, but oftentimes if you take any and everything to get or keep someone, you will have nothing but misery to pay for the consequences of your actions. The choice is ALWAYS yours!

 

 

 

Backdoor of Life Leads to Death

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Have you ever thought of this? The older I get I find myself thinking about death. I’m not afraid to die, but there are ways I don’t want to die. The reason I’m not afraid to die, is because I believe we are created to live forever either in Heaven or Hell. I choose Heaven all day, everyday. It’s all about what we believe. No matter what comes out of a person’s mouth, what a person believe is demonstrated in how they live. Many people live something other than what they profess, but at the end of the day when that back door opens and we have to step out into eternity, how we chose to live determines the path we will take.

I’ve always stressed the fact that I am not trying to push my beliefs on anyone, however I will always speak and write about my belief/faith. As God’s children we are supposed to be messengers and it’s my duty to provide what Jesus has given me. God wishes for none of His children to perish. The world we live in isn’t our home, we’re only passing through. We’re not here forever, but only for a little while. Everyday we live it’s our chance to right any wrong, but unfortunately many don’t believe therefore they don’t change their ways. You also have those who say they believe but are only pretending.

I don’t know about anyone else, but I don’t want to be caught with my work undone. I want to be caught up in the rapture! People who know me think I am quite peculiar, but isn’t that what the Bible says about His people (we are peculiar people). When I put away my old ways I didn’t go back to them. I made up my mind and I never turned back. There are many people who meet me and without knowing me they don’t like me because I am different. I don’t act like them, do what they do, talk like them, or see things as they do. I live 24 hours a day, 365 days a year believing that God the Father and His Son Jesus are watching me. At one point in my life my eyes were on man only to realize every man’s knees shall one day bow. I had to find out for myself that every man has to stand for his or herself. I decided to put my eyes on who has the power and authority over Heaven and Hell. He’s the Author and the Finisher of our Fate. After doing this everything in my life changed. I am still me, but I am completely renewed. I could have been dead many times (literally), but for some reason I was spared. I can’t thank Him enough, I wouldn’t serve no other.

People think by living in the world they can’t separate themselves from the world. I believe people do exactly what they choose. I know you can separate yourself and in order to live for Heaven you must separate yourselves. The problem with most is they don’t want to give up their foolishness; not  understanding not giving it up will cause them to miss Heaven. There’s absolutely nothing in this world worth losing your soul. Many live as if they’re not going to die, but rest assure one day each  of us must step out our back door of life; there is nothing on earth that will stop it from happening. It will someday happen to every one of us.

My prayer is that people who believe get on the right side and stay there, stop flip flopping, and stop playing games. If you say you believe then live like you do! For those who don’t believe I recommend Jesus on today, I’m not saying you should, must, have to, (I’m only recommending), the choice is yours. One day the lights in our eyes will go out and our lids will close for the last time we will then step out through lives backdoor into the choice we made while we had blood running through our veins.

The world we live is becoming more and more unstable. People are fighting, killing, stealing, no love, no values or morals, families are divided, hatred running rampant, destruction on every hand. There’s things going on in all corners of the world. For me and my house I will serve the Lord. Many people worrying about fixing up their physical and natural homes, but they don’t think about getting right their spiritual homes. Everything else we have will pass away, but our spiritual bodies is what will live forever. Our spiritual houses is what we step into once we step out of life’s backdoor.