Walking Away From the Start

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People must learn to do this! If people would walk away from things that aren’t right from the start many wouldn’t be in the predicaments they are in. People allow how they feel for a person get them into avoidable situations. I will guarantee you if you walk away from bad situations from the start it will save you drama and stress later on. For some walking away will save their lives.

I’m not saying walk away from a relationship without ever trying to work on it. I’m saying walk away from unhealthy people to avoid being in unhealthy relationships. You do this by adhering to the signs. Stop looking at the outer appearance, stop looking at what a person has to offer. A person can be rich and completely tainted and toxic. They aren’t worth the pain and suffering of being involved with them.

Many women get into relationships with men who clearly show them they aren’t right for them, but because they think they love their men they continue on with the relationships. Many later find they made bad choices and poor decisions. Too many women go solely off of how they are feeling about the guy instead of looking at what is actually taking place in their relationships. They go into relationships thinking their men will change, trying to save them, or thinking they can fix them. This is a foolish and immature way of thinking and it leaves women in bad unhealthy relationships. They are fixated on the sex, how he makes her feel, and basically it all is intertwined into how he makes her feel. These women seem to lose a grip on reality until finally their eyes are open, by then it’s too far gone.

Too many women subject their children to unhealthy and unsafe environments by allowing people who shouldn’t be around their children into their lives. Children can’t fend for themselves, they rely on their parents. Women who are too caught up in their men to see what is going on are women who have a lot of issues they need to deal with. It’s a sad situation for these women and their children.

Many women are allowing men to beat, molest, rape, and hurt their children mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. It scars children for a lifetime. These types of women need to get their heads out of the sand. A man who mistreats a child is a man who will mistreat his woman. Wake up and protect your children. Too many children are becoming victims to the hands of their mom’s significant others. These types of things cause dysfunction in the lives of children then they grow to be dysfunctional adults making bad decisions like their parents. I’m not saying all children will grow into dysfunctional adults, but many will and we see it every single day in some facet in all walks of life.

Men get into relationships for the some of the same exact reasons. They think they can save a woman or fix her. They are captivated by the outer appearance (shallow thinking). They get caught up in their sexual feelings or what is being done for them and to them. Sex is sex, period. Some men and women may perform a little better than others, but the bottom line is sex is sex. Some men; same as women think the person they are with will change or that they can fix them. Men like women; allow what they are feeling in their hearts to lead them into making bad decisions and choices. This does nothing but cause chaos and havoc in the lives of many.

Walking away from bad situations prevents worse things from happening. I don’t care how good it makes a person feels, if it’s not a good relationship it is bad and therefore unhealthy and unsafe. When people stay in relationships too long they suffer the consequences of their bad choices and decisions in one way or another. Sometimes those around them suffer the consequences as well.

No man or woman has to be in unhappy, unhealthy, and unsafe relationships. People get into and stay in them by choice until one day they see the truth for what it is and by then they feel stuck there by some form of fear. It can all be avoided by paying attention to the signs and walking away before things goes too far. Love isn’t unkind, impatience, possessive, obsessive, or controlling. It isn’t verbal, physical, or emotional abuse in no sense of the word. If someone loves you they will not want to cause you or your loved ones any pain. Many people miss this because they are too focused on how they are feeling. They miss all the signs until it’s gone too far. Sad, but true!

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Never be Afraid to Speak Up

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There are many people who claim to be on the side of Jesus the Son and God the Father, but they are afraid to speak up on certain topics in their churches, groups, or wherever. If you’re afraid to speak the truth about Jesus and God the Father than you’re a talker; not a walker and doer of the Word. I won’t even try to apologize for the truth.

The Bible says “if you’re shamed to own me before man, I will be ashamed to own you before my Father in Heaven. It doesn’t matter if you’re afraid to speak up or embarrassed/ashamed, they look alike in the eyes of Jesus. There is no fear in Jesus! If you’re too afraid to speak the truth, then you are a person who needs to go back and figure out why, because your walk is seriously flawed.

As individuals who are serving Jesus, we shouldn’t be afraid to speak out and we shouldn’t be ashamed to speak out. If we are then we aren’t who we pretend to be. If we don’t live what we profess, we definitely won’t choose it when our backs are against the wall. Being afraid or ashamed isn’t an option when living for Jesus.

As I’ve said many times before; the ways of the world are getting worse. You’re going to see and hear things you can’t comprehend. Remember the Bible must be fulfilled through and through. No matter what happens, as a child of the Almighty we must stand firm and believe His Word. If a person is ashamed or afraid to own Him now, imagine the issues they will face when they are basically forced to choose. The way things in this world are going, one day we may soon find ourselves in positions of being asked who we choose man’s way or Jesus’s way. There is no struggle and there is no forcing when it comes to people who are really living what they profess. They will stand on the side and the Word of the Almighty!

God don’t need NO coward soldiers!!! If you are seriously about God’s business then don’t be ashamed or afraid to witness for Him! You will clearly see who’s talking out the sides of their necks (faking, pretending, and lying)and who are sincere. People who are only jaw jacking and not really living what they profess won’t want to hear it. They don’t care if you’re writing it or speaking it, they will not want to hear it. Most times they will blatantly ignore you and the message. Oftentimes you will find yourself alone. It’s alright, because we all have to make it in for ourselves anyways. Keep standing!! Nobody’s mad but the devil and his people.

People who are only living it in their disillusioned minds will have attitudes towards you. They will often say negative things against you such as you act like you do know wrong or you’re too holy, etc. It’s okay, they pursued, scorned, spit on, and crucified Jesus and He was someone without sin. No matter what you have to go through stay strong in your faith and your walk. Don’t let no man deceive you into believing you’re wrong about your faith. Don’t allow anyone to entice you to turn around. Keep your minds and hearts on Jesus, because the devil is here with a job to do seeking whom he can devour!

In Times Like These

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There is a song which says “in times like these we need a Savior, in times like these we need anchor, be sure, be very sure, your anchor holds and grips the solid rock. That rock in Jesus He is the one, that rock is Jesus the only one, be sure, be very sure, your anchor holds and grips the solid rock!

It touches my heart because it’s so true. In times like these we need a Savior because the people of today are running around like loose cannons. There’s no patience, love, joy, or peace in the lives of many and it shows.

Don’t be caught up or fooled by people in thinking or believing the ways of the world is right. It’s not!!! I know sometimes it’s frustrating if I say it isn’t I would be lying. I can’t lie to God, therefore there’s no reason for me to lie to anyone. Sometimes it’s feels difficult, but during those times just as I will continue to stand I pray you continue to stand as well. No matter what it looks like; stand on the Word of God. Remember the Word says “the race isn’t given to the swift nor the strong, but to the one who endures to the end.” Hold on, stand fast, be strong, keep your head up God got your back through it all.

Keep on the Armor of God and know no matter what is going on you’re not alone. No matter how out of control the world appears God is in control. Everything has to happen for a reason it’s all a part of the plan. Man thinks they are doing the planning. They think they are getting things in order for their plans, but I’m here to tell you Jesus is the Master planner and He has all the control and power. Man’s plan may take shape, but the plan Jesus has is the Master plan and it supersedes any plan man can make.

Don’t let anything you see, hear, or encounter cause you to fear or want to turn around. Stand firmly and continue to grip the Solid Rock (Jesus). Jesus has no part in fear.

Start operating in the authority and power Jesus gave us. He gave us power over the enemy (whatever it may be). He said “NO weapon formed against us shall prosper.” That means nothing or no one.

Don’t be fooled or sidetracked by the devil, he has a mission to accomplish. Know him for exactly what he is (a deceiver, father of lies, master of tricks, and all kinds of things). When you are on Jesus’s side you know the devil when he comes. The Bible says “if you resist the devil he will flee.” You can’t entertain him at all. You have to send him on his way. He will come in all kinds of forms and through people and things. As a child of God you will know him will he comes. Stand on the Word of God and remember you are NEVER alone!!

Our Lives on Display 24/7

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Imagine your life was on a big screen for the entire world to see. There would be millions of shame and embarrassed people in this world. This post is for my fellow sisters and brothers in Christ.

In the above paragraph I asked you to imagine your life on a big screen for the world to see, because technically it is and it’s always seen by God. There’s nothing hidden and there are no secrets. People are too worried about man seeing their mess, but not at all concerned with the fact God sees it all; ALL OF THE TIME!

In these perilous times, how we choose to live means life or death. We’re literally determining our life sentence right now as we live. There’s no judge or jury, individually we choose our own life sentence. We will either live eternally with the God and His Son Jesus or eternally with satan. How we are living right determines this very thing!

This is no game, it’s real! People who are constantly faking, pretending, hiding, and doing all of the things they think are hidden from man when Jesus sees it all! Nothing done is hidden. Our lives are literally on display 24/7 for Him to see. Four walls don’t hide us from Him.

Far too many people live as hypocrites. They are doing any and everything when they think no one sees or is watching. They think they can live any type of way and by going to church or saying they love Jesus will make it alright. It doesn’t! When you love Him you obey His Word! When you love Him you no longer associate yourself with the ways of the world. You don’t make excuses for doing wrong!

People are ALWAYS talking about being judged. The truth isn’t judging. The problem is people don’t want to change, therefore they don’t want to hear the truth. What’s written in the Word is outlined for each one of us. The guidelines are specific yet people make every excuse in the world not to follow those guidelines. People don’t want to give up their old ways. They don’t want to give up the wrong for the right. They’re holding on to the world when the world will do nothing other than cost them their soul’s. The devil will cost them their soul’s and gladly stand on the sideline cheering them on, because he already knows his place is in hell, period!!! He’s trying to take as many with him as he can. His job is to kill, steal, and destroy and believe me, he is on his JOB!

The devil has the hearts and minds of many people across the globe. Those who don’t understand the power the devil has succumbs to him and most end up doing the unthinkable. There are others who foolishly seek him. They glorify and praise him not understanding what they are doing to themselves. They invite him in and then he takes over and control. This is why people are running amuck all over the world. Every time you turn on the TV some type of violence has occurred. It’s very sad! People falling for anything and everything. He has some power, but God gave us the power and authority to resist the devil; not some of the time, all of the time!

Those who are professing Jesus Christ but aren’t truly living what they profess are right in the midst of it all. They are people who believe and act out of tradition. They are still fornicating, committing adultery, addicted to any and everything, lovers of themselves, idolizing people and things, indulging in all types of sexual immorality, killing, stealing, lying, cheating, and you name it. Many are also depressed, full of anxiety, full of fear, and killing themselves. They are church folks serving from the back door to the pulpits. They are in all capacities in their churches.

Time is out for playing with God and playing church. People who continue to do this are not fooling God, He already knows the true you! Twenty four hours a day our lives are on display for Him to see. He’s weeping, because He wishes for NONE of us to perish. The decision to serve Him is ours to make. We either do or don’t! The same individuals (men or women) people are hiding from will be kneeling before the Father like you, me, and everyone else.

When time is up, don’t mess around and be caught trying to straddle the imaginary fence. It will be too late, because there is no fence to straddle. You’re either for him or against Him! Period, and the end!

Keep Your Mind on Heaven

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I know the world is dark, cold, and evil. Right now it seems out of control. Sad truth is it is going to get even worse than what is currently has become. Keep your head up and your mind on Heaven. No matter how bad it seems, Jesus will always be our Light in this dark world. There is NO darkness in Him!

There are a lot of people who don’t have their roots planted deeply. They are falling away from the Word of God, because they never had their feet planted firmly in the first place. They are allowing themselves to be tricked and deceived. These people are looking at all types of sources yet failing to seek the only SOURCE.

I don’t believe people can convince you to serve someone other than God if you truly believe in Him. It is why it’s super important to get the Word inside of you. Read, study, and implement it into your lives daily. It’s more important now than ever.

There are things to come which will cause many to fear. However, stay focused and remember in Jesus there is no fear! I know we’re flesh and bone, but in the midst of it all Jesus is there and therefore, we have NOTHING to fear! Children of God has nothing to fear! Keep your eyes towards Heaven and stand firmly on the Word. Don’t allow anyone to come around you speaking against God, Jesus, and the Word.

There is so much unbelievable stuff going on behind the scenes. It’s all a ploy to change the hearts of man. There is only one God and He’s our Father who gave the world His ONLY begotten Son Jesus, there’s NO other! Don’t be fooled and don’t entertain any foolishness.

I was talking with someone this past weekend whom I had no clue whatsoever how he felt about Jesus. I rebuked this person and pleaded the blood of Jesus not just for Him, but for me as well for being in this person’s presence. Sadly we were at church. I asked him why do he go if he feel how he feel about Jesus, he said to help his dad run the church. Wow! It wasn’t my church, I was visiting another church. I immediately started praying for His soul before it’s too late for the young man. Many people are walking around feeling exactly like the young man. We are amongst many “wolves in sheep’s clothing. Beware and be aware!

Unbelievers, pretenders, and false messengers are everywhere and I encourage people to be very mindful of what and who they are entertaining. The devil is doing his job to kill, steal, and destroy. The Bible says “resist the devil and he will flee.” See him for what he is and always remember you have the victory in Jesus! “NO weapon formed against me/you in the name of Jesus will prosper!”

There is spiritual warfare raging every second, of every hour, of every day. We are all in the midst of it. The devil is here to destroy your minds, spirits, and bodies. He is the “father of lies and deceit.” Being on Jesus side you are covered and the devil is a “defeated foe.”

You can’t force anyone to believe and please don’t allow them to deceive you into not believing. The enemy is coming on every hand to try an shake you, keep standing on the Word. God is with you!!!