Ezekiel Chapter 36 is a powerful reminder that God's name will never be forgotten or put to shame. God's word is truth. He declares a word and it will come to pass. Even if detours occur from us being fearful, faithless, stubborn, and fleshly - basically seeking all else to make us happy and forgetting God is our provider. Don't get it twisted, God word and His name will always prevail as the Supreme Authority in the matters of life, death, and everything in between. He will do what He promises for His people - even when His people had gone astray. Seems like for such a time as this, some of God's people are realizing that it is time to return. God's grace and His mercy is sufficient and will restore. God declared and decreed land restoration. God also reminds us that He is Holy and His name will never be mocked. Remember those who profess to be called by His name need to recognize that intentional, transparent, and recognizable living according to Biblical principles is the requirement.
N.O.W. Speaks = New-Beginnings is our Witness Speaks - Insightful conversations where testimonies are shared on the journey for how next level living occurred. Living life more abundantly as promised from God's Word. John 10:10 The Message Version 6-10 Jesus told this simple story, but they had no idea what he was talking about. So he tried again. “I’ll be explicit, then. I am the Gate for the sheep. All those others are up to no good—sheep rustlers, every one of them. But the sheep didn’t listen to them. I am the Gate. Anyone who goes through me will be cared for—will freely go in and out, and find pasture. A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of.
PEACE is the prime objective. But let's get real in this current environment of civil unrest and violent siege against the US Capitol building it is seemingly far off. There is an obvious indifference visibly on display when the reaction for one group who are comprised of disgruntled privilege protestors because of the outcome from the electoral college votes violently intrude like terrorist againt the Capitol versus another who vocal march of BLM protestors who are in front of the Capitol for their belief that protection of their life matters. Absolutely both groups received by law enforcement in a different manner and yes this reaction causes a continual separation among the US citizens who are on the browner spectrum in our society. Disparity, Inequity, Systematic oppressions, and racial divide are a deep seated virus infecting and plaguinig us. What can we do? What should the Christian stance be in this time of unrest and violent insurrection? God commissions us to be Peacemakers. We are to lay the foundation of truth in action and live accordingly to that truth - God's word. So, Peace is simply not just a good thing to pray for and hope one day we achieve. Peace is an active choice to pursue. I am not a supporter of silence AND I do embrace Christ's examples for how we should depict being a maker of peace - an infulencer in the world. Let's explore more...By the way the choice is yours on how you conduct your life and declare your stance. Selah and Shalom.
Humanity is at risk if we all don't start to become accountable one to another. It is our responsibility to be good stewards of this earthly realm. We must all do a true introspection of our heart to identify any vexing position that would impede the kind of actionable love that God requires...that being Agape.
Do I really walk in other shoes? Would I really wash your feet? Today my heart is broken. Today my pride is crushed. Today my mind is numb. Today my life is at the alter. Today I rededicate my efforts. Today I redefine my motives. Today I weep repenting. Today I acknowledge my lack. Today I pursue your righteousness Lord. Today I realize I am wrong. Today my faith does not waiver but is stretched further. Today I kneel before your throne. To accept that I am not acting in the more loving way and not thinking in a humble manner towards all mankind regardless of their background, station in life, posture, purpose, or placement before me is the challenge that I must accept and personal action to change daily within my heart.
There is an upheaval in our world with the current eye-opening video of a man being murdered by a law enforcement officer and his fellow policemen just stood by without aid to save that man's life. The gasps of unbelief across this world that rampantly moved from one heart to another is the reason why [...]