A SHOWER OF THOUGHTS

 

MANY ARE CALLED … FEW ARE CHOSEN … WHY?

 

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Dear Reader:

As a copywriter, I decided that I would like to share my journey. Also, share some of my thoughts. I believe that we all need to see the things of the world around us from diverse perspectives not just our own.

As each of us has our own personal reality (perceptive) of life … Accountability for one’s self is a very important factor in how we perceive everything … it is our own personal decision that decides how we react to everything … be it, happiness, sadness, anger etc. the decision  of our reaction to any matter is each one of ours … no one else’s.

So, Why are many called and few are chosen?

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Good evening Reader:

It has been a couple of weeks since my last post, but I have been doing some research. You know how thoughts can be showered and whisk you off track? Thoughts can take you anywhere. Then, bring you back … Hmm!

Anyway! I’d like to tell you about a beautiful young lady; and she is a Special Lady! For about 3 to 6 months now this young lady has interested me very much, and I’ll tell you why in just a few. Several days ago I asked her about her situation, the thing that makes her special. After she told me, I went back to her and asked permission to share her story. This young lady is bright, warm and friendly. When she smiles she lights up as does all those around her.

 

I'd like to introduce you to Juliana!
I’d like to introduce you to Juliana!

 

Juliana is a Phlebotomist at the local Blood Plasma Center where I donate twice a week. She has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Bio-Chemistry, and is planning on working this job until she returns to achieve her Master’s Degree and begin her work in Bio-Chemistry research. The thing  that caught my interest about Juliana, is that  is deaf in both ears and speaks clearly. This made me wonder about her story. With her permission, I asked her had she been born deaf or could she hear as a child and then lost her hearing. She replied that her mother told her that at the very young age of 6 months, she was stricken with meningitis*. Her fever was so high that it destroyed her hearing beyond repair. Juliana is the 2nd of three girls. She said her sisters made her talk. That they got on her nerves and she would scream, “leave me alone!”  although she couldn’t hear the words, she learned to talk. As she grew and attended school, the ability to talk became a positive tool in her life. Now at age 27, Juliana has made some very major accomplishments in her life, and she says although her sisters got on her last nerve, she is grateful for what they did for her. Not only does she have a job, but she drives as well. Juliana is very out going and pleasant, she is a wonderful young lady to know!

In closing this amazing story, I’d like to share my personal thoughts. Juliana has been truly blessed, she was given a life long tool by her loving sisters who probably didn’t even realize what they were doing for her at the time. But I know that God has an amazing plan for this young lady’s life, and by His wonderful grace, when she has children they will be born hearing.

*meningitis –  a bacterial or viral infection and characterized by high fever, severe headache, and stiff neck or back muscles

It Comes Out When You Push It

 

 

 

 

Good evening Reader:

Our Pastor was out of town today, so he couldn’t be at church to give the sermon. However, he left for us  the recording of his New Years Message. The message had two titles, of which he gave us the freedom of choosing either or. The titles were. “It Comes Out When You Push – Sons Push It Out”.  The scripture was this:

Romans 8:19 KJV

For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestations of the sons of God.

Meaning that everything created is waiting for the revealing of the sons of God. In other words, explosive manifestation.

Explosive: a. The re-arranging of situations that changes one’s life forever. b. Over whelming in growth.

Manifestation: a. Revealing or disclosing of truth that was unknown before (hidden) in you. b. Disclosure of instructions once hidden  … The Word states that we have the power on the inside of us to have what we ask, as long as it is within the Will of God through Jesus Christ. The Spirit does not manifest things for us, but reveals to us the things God has for us, it is up to us to use that power on the inside of us to bring forth what we ask for. The Word states, man was created in the image and likeness of God, which includes the power to create or manifest our lives. However, it is up to each one of us to create the life we were created for. What we must understand is that once we were created, we were given the ability to create. We do, but most times we create what we don’t want in our lives and then blame everything and everyone else for the mess we create for ourselves by what we think in our minds and speak out of our mouths. This is why we are instructed to “be transformed by the renewing of our minds”. Once we change our mindsets, we can better our life situations. This tells me that we should not wait for the things we want to manifest in our lives, but use the power we possess on the inside of us to actually manifest the things that are revealed to us by the Spirit. God created us, then gave us the ability to decide, this is called free will. Remember this, The secrets of God are God’s, but the things He reveals to man are man’s and we must needs to learn to use and share them. So transform your mind and don’t stop pushing until you have an explosive manifestation in your life.

Until Next Post,

 

Be Blessed and Safe

 

Monica

 

The Fountain of Living Water

 

 

Good evening Reader:

Today is Wednesday, June 1, 2016. I’d like to share tonight’s Bible Study Night. Pastor spoke about how our Heavenly Father “imparts” and “inspires”  His people toward the life He has for each of us that come into this world. Those that have learned to pay attention …

Romans 10 : 15 KJV

“And how shall they teach accept they be sent? as it is WRITTEN, **How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!”

There is another reference in the Bible for this Scripture. **Titus 1: 1-3 KJV.

Pastor explained that an open heart is what allows the impartation of inspiration but I also realize you also receive what Pastor referred to as “perspective” …  This blew me away, because that is one of my pet words, and along with change of perspective, comes understanding. Thereby, moving life in a positive forward direction. However, he also talked about something I like to refer to as “self sabotage” … Pastor called it the spirit of “familiarity”. and I’m going to explained it this way … Simply because you may have heard something a million times or more, remember this one thing: There is always a way to hear a thing from a different perspective other than your own. “Change Perspective” … just because you heard it before it most certainly can be told to you in way you’ve never heard it and if you pay attention … you will receive A-ha moments and  you will hear life changing concepts …

My Prayer:

Beginning to See the Light

Lord, You are the light in my life. You illuminate my path, and I will follow wherever You lead. Protect me from being blinded by the light of confusion. Help me to always identify the counterfeit. I depend on You to lift up the light of Your countenance upon me. (Psalms 4:6). Thank You, Lord, that because You never change, Your light is constant in my life no matter what is going on around me. Shine Your light through me as I walk with my hand in Yours. I give this day and all days to You and trust that the light You give me is just amount I need for the step I’m on.

In the Precious Name of Jesus,

Amen …

Stormie OMartain: A Book of Prayers …

Until next post,

Be Blessed and Safe

 

 

Monica

 

 

 

Gathering the Tools

Good afternoon Reader:

In last Sunday’s post, I spoke about a new series of lessons we began at the World Embassy International Christian Center, however, I’m going to call it The Embassy. The lesson is entitled “The 4 Elements of the Holy Ghost Package. “These are the spiritual tools designed to take us through this life.

Proverbs 24 – 3-4 Amplified Version

3. “Through skillful and Godly Wisdom is a house (a life), (a home, a family built), and by understanding it is established”. (Being built on a sound and firm foundation). 4. “And by knowledge shall its chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches”.  This is referring to the 5 areas of life.

The 5 Areas of Life

  1. Spirituality – Peace, Love, Joy Happiness Sharing
  2. Mental Emotional Health – Heart, Mind, Love (energy)
  3. Physical – Mind-Body Connection
  4. Relationships – Family, Friends, Co-Workers and Acquaintances
  5. Career and Finances

 

The 4 Elements

  1. Fire
  2. Language
  3. Power
  4. Intelligence

Note: So far we have only completed two of these lessons; and I am not sure of in what sequence the next lesson will be revealed, but I do certainly (with the help of the Lord) intend to keep you my Readers informed with this information as it comes forth … but remember, this is my perception, I am, and will be explaining it from my level of understanding. You have to make your own decisions as to how or if this information will help transform you the Reader’s life and find your revelations as I am receiving mine. With these tools (elements) we can learn to use them, no longer by default, but properly and on purpose for which their were designed.

Today’s Lesson:

Language:

Communication by voice in the distinctively human manner, using arbitrary sounds in conventional ways with conventional meanings; speech. Dictionary.com

As human beings, we are the only creatures that have been given the gift of language. By it, we communicate the things we think, see and feel, be it pain, happiness or fear.  When we have any kind of situation, we first think about it, then we talk about it … Sometimes, we talk a lot or very little. The thing we fail to realize is, “Words” do carry Spirit and are perspectives of how we view our lives and all the things around us.

It does not matter whether you believe this or know it (as I do) we are still subject to this Universal Law. One that cannot be transcended (or risen above). Here’s the thing, we have a language of the Natural World and a language of The Holy Ghost (Spirit). Pastor showed us “What we speak out of our mouths has the creative ability to build our lives or destroy them … “and life and death are in the power of the tongue”, (speech, what you say out of your mouth). Among the 31 verses contained in the Book of Genesis, there are 9 verses that begin with the statement “And God said”.  Check it out! When you think correctly about it, God spoke everything into being but did nothing with His hands, He only spoke. After God finished His “saying” Genesis 1:31 states …

Genesis 1 – 31 KJV

“And God saw every thing that He had made, and, behold, it was very good …

This says every thing was made, via speaking (language). Now you must realize that there was still no thing on the earth, but only the spoken words (language).  Genesis 2:5 states …

Genesis 2 – 5 KJV

“And every plant of the field BEFORE it was in the earth, and every herb of the field BEFORE it grew; for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth and there was no man to till the ground.”

Physical man had not yet even been created. By these two Scriptural statements we can be sure that words (language) carry not just Spirit, but “Creative Spirit”.

It was by language, God made the Tower of Babel being built by men to stop …

Genesis 11 – 1 KJV

“And the whole earth was of one language, of one speech”.

Genesis 11 – 5 KJV

“And the Lord came down to see the city and tower which the children of men builded”.

Genesis 11 – 6 : 7 KJV

6: “And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language: and this they begin to do.” 7. Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech … ”

We were also given the dictionary meaning of the word  confound…

Confound:

 1.

to throw into confusion or disorder:

The revolution confounded the people.
2.
to throw into increased confusion or disorder.
 3.
to mingle so that the elements cannot be distinguished or separated.
 4.
to put to shame; abash.

 

  1. to defeat or overthrow.
  2. to bring to ruin or naught.

In this instance, we also have the language of He Holy Ghost whom the Lord has given us as a gift to pray on our behalf of the things God has for us. The Scripture states “Eye have not seen, nor ear heard nor has it entered into the heart of man the things God has in-store for us who love Him”, but we must learn to pray in the language of the Spirit. We are also taught in the Scriptures when you pray in the Spirit no man knows what you are saying and you don’t know yourself unless it is revealed to you. However, it does say pray in the Spirit always, sing in the spirit and discern in the Spirit. When we begin to pray on a regular basis in the Spirit, walls begin falling down, doors begin to open and prosperity and wealth ensue that we may not only care for our personal responsibilities, wants and needs, but that we receive an over abundance so as to be a true light and help to our world and those around us.

There are free Bible Apps in Google Play Store that contain different translations of the Bible and as I recently said the different translations help your understanding of the parables contained in the Bible. Be sure of one thing, most of us who are against the Bible translations are probably going on the bits and pieces of Scripture we have received from Preachers, Pastors, Parents, Grand Parents, friends and acquaintances have given us. However, I would like to challenge all of my Readers to put everything you have ever learned about the Bible aside for just a moment, download one of these apps and listen to your Bible just once, cover to cover, because there is so very much more. I like the audio mode in these apps, because the reading actually brings the things contained in the Bible to life.

Until next post:

 

Be Blessed and Be Safe

 

Monica

 

P.S. How many will be willing to take this challenge in truth? It will change your life for the better … Trust in the Lord with all your heart, with all your soul and all your mind! Lean not to your own understanding …

 

 

 

Day 5 of My 7 Days of Calling Holy Ghost Fire

Good evening Reader:
This past Sunday, we learned that there are 4 Elements to the
Holy Spirit package. The are:
  • Fire
  • Power
  • Intelligence
  • Language
We were instructed, to call on this tool as many times as we think about it for 7 days, I’m into day 5. Because I understand where I am in my life; am very conscious of The Spiritual Realm around me, therefore,  I must share a little of my background … This will make clearer, my own perspective of the experiences I’ve had for these last 5 days using this tool of “Holy Ghost Fire”! I must say, when you call it out with the right energy and mindset, you receive energy like you wouldn’t believe … I wanted to talk about it, and just run .. but I just got through those pants.
My job has been a real thorn in my side. Recently, I heard God say “My Grace is sufficient for you”.  So I surrendered to what I heard. Went to Church Sunday, POW! I was handed the very tool I already possessed, but had no clue how to use it, and that I actually could use it. No Church or Preacher I have ever heard ever focused on it in this awesome clear and concise manner, and believe me, I have been in some seriously compromising Spiritual positions in my early adult life. One such time was when I was Muslim for 18 years. All 8 of my children were born during those years, and they grew up living this lifestyle. When I went to Work on Monday morning,  mind you; I had been using the tool ever since I received it on Sunday. When I got to work as the day progressed, my employer began agitating me, the way he does. There was lots of work on Monday, and Tuesday was just as busy … Once I acknowledged what was happening, I called it out; Loud! “Holy Ghost Fire, burn in me until there’s nothing left but You.” “Burn in this place in all who work here and all who enter this place.” He left me alone to complete my day’s work. When he tried on Tuesday, I did it again. Now mind you I am calling this all day long, every time I thought about it, which I might add was quite often. I have noticed a change in the atmosphere, much more peaceful. The workers and customers are smiling … I tell you, This really works! There has been no traces of anger, and; no more thorns.
Yesterday, Wednesday, I was prepared to go to Google Hang Outs, that’s were we hold our Wednesday evening  class to discuss Sunday’s Retain to Reign Homework, but was called away to help a friend. When I got home, I called my Oldest Son on Hangouts, and God allowed me to minister to him. I was telling him what things God has been revealing to me, and that now, He has provided the exact words to tell my Son … God has blessed me with the words (labels) which actually allows the tool to manifest from the Spirit to the natural to be used to prosper one’s life. These are the Resources contained in God’s Vision for our lives.  God is the Source that brings Resource as long as you walk in His Vision. Being able to share with this Son in particular is a true blessing … He is my first Son, and now a father himself. The Bible refers to the first son as the beginning of strength. Here’s the thing; as the information flowed between us, I could see the lights going on in his head reflecting on his face, then began to proceed out of his mouth. Then he said, “I need to write”!  I totally agree … How Awesome is that?
Until Next Post:
Be Blessed and Safe
Monica
 
 
 
 

A Different Kind of Day

Good evening Reader:

I experienced The Holy Land Experience this past Saturday.  The thing that made it different and special, was that my Grandson went with me. He’s 8 yrs old, almost 9 … When we got there as we were getting out of the truck .. He said; Grandma, can God and the devil en-spirit people?” I didn’t answer directly then, but after we got inside the park and began moving around, he asked a second time, however, I didn’t really answer that time either … Well when we were in the theater watching the play about The Declaration of The Birth of Jesus, he asked a third time …  I made a mental note, but I’ll come back to that.

We visited most of the exhibits, I think, but mostly it was as if we were going in circles … However, we did visit the Jonah in the belly of the whale exhibit. It gave me a new perspective of how he must have felt for those three days. It had to be dark, wet and smelly , and unable to stand up ( the exhibit pictured him laying on his back, arms and legs out stretched and  flopping as the whale moved along … plus he had to be wondering if he would be digested or drowned … Um-Um!

The next exhibit we saw that stuck out in my mind was the sepulcher (or grave) of Jesus … Outside at the opening was a very large stone, rolled away, and statues of the Roman  Soldiers, one on either side … inside were two ledges with curved stones on each where the heads of the bodies were placed for burial at that time. Nothing at the foot. Just slabs like ledges .. My Grandson went in first and said, “Um – this is a toilet.” When I told him what the place actually was, he commented … “It smells like a toilet”! All I could do was laugh.

We also visited The Wilderness Tabernacle Exhibit. We didn’t get to see the presentation, because my Grandson wanted water, by the time we got back, they had started and roped off the entrance so we couldn’t go in. However, we did get a chance to write in the message wall.  All in all, we had a wonderful day and shared a “first experience”.  Back to that question my Grandson asked; I told him the answer is yes, God and the devil en-spirit people.  You know this is true, because people can be true helpers or true destroyers.

Sunday Service:

Yesterday was Sunday, and he and I got up and went to church. I am so happy God chose this place for me to settle. When you learn to wait on His guidance, you always know you’re in the right place to grow Spiritually.

Our church service spoke about The 4 Elements of The Holy Spirit Package:

  1. Fire
  2. Intelligence
  3. Power
  4. Language

Acts 2:2-4

Summery:

After the resurrection The Apostles were instructed by Jesus Himself to wait in the upper room where they had the Passover meal, until they were endued with the Spirit from On High. They waited while praying and singing hymns and The Bible states:

Acts 2:2-4 – KJV

 2: “And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the house where they were sitting”. 3: “And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire and it sat upon each of them”. 4. “And they were filled with The Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.”

This is referring to”Holy Ghost Fire” on the inside of us. The fact that we can call on Holy Ghost Fire to get things done, each of us needs to learn to do this properly to help build the Kingdom of God while we are sojourning through this life. Walking in His Vision for our lives. 

This is a tool we as Believers have been blessed with, but have no clue how to use. This tool keeps us protected against the fiery darts of the enemy, and we are in Spiritual warfare whether we believe it or not. This Fire, when used properly moves mountains, (trials) and walls (tribulation). It opens doors and breaks down bars. All you have to learn to do is Praise with your whole heart and ASK for it to be poured out into you. With The Gift of The Holy Ghost Fire, you begin to take back your life and the things of the steadfast promises of God found in His Holy Word. (Fire is the winning energy that ignites life’s force).

Retain to Reign Homework:

Everyday for 1 week, when you think about it, Proclaim:

“I have the fire to manned (defend) my mind gates!” …

“I decide what I think about …

“I’m progressive because I’m on fire!”

Work on this with your whole heart this week.  I tried it today, and I had so much fun sharing it as well as the positive energy that came with it, I could hardly contain it.  I spoke it over my life, the store, all who entered and work there. All Day Long!”

Let me and our readers know how/ or even if it worked for you!

 

Until Next Post:

 

Be Blessed and Safe

 

Monica

 

 

 

 

Funny Friday

Good evening Reader:

Today I would like to share some things to make you laugh … When I read some of these, they caused me to roar in laughter … I hope they make you laugh and enjoy them as much as I did … Enjoy!

"Not always Blonds"
“Not always Blonds”

I thought it was hilarious! LOL!

It hurts and makes you :MAD:! HA-HA-HA!
That really hurts and makes you “MAD!” HA-HA-HA! … I’ve done this enough times!

I’ll share one more, then …  You can comment!

I heard that!!!
I heard that!!! Cute!

Until Next Post:

 

Be Blessed and Safe

 

Monica

P.S. There’s nothing like a good laugh ant the end of a trying week!

Becoming a True Vision Builder

 

 

Good evening Reader:

As I am moving more into this year, getting closer to age 65, I am watching my life change … and this is not about getting old, but getting new! For instance, I have been my apartment now 2 years. I’ve been able to comfortably pay all of my bills. When I moved here I was riding the bus and walking to get around, now I have a truck, Thank You Lord & My daughter … A house full of furniture and clothes I didn’t move in with; right down to the bed I sleep in. Paid out of pocket, very little. But, most importantly, my mind set is changing and I can actually acknowledge it. Kind of like what is actually happening in a movie and you get to a part and say “I Knew That Was Going To Happen”. Lastly but certainly not least, my Church Home. This is my conformation I’m on the right life path for me, and I like to share a what I received from tonight’s lesson.

Before I do, I would like to invite you to our Wednesday Night Class Online at Google Hang outs. Put in the search bar Monica Pope. and we will get you hooked in … The Class is one hour, but it goes really fast because it is so enjoyable. The class starts at 8:30 pm, and finishes at 9 pm. I like that because I get off at 7 pm .. on Wednesday nights and once home, all I have to do is sit in front of the computer … OK!!!

The Lesson: The Statement & Question for Retain to Reign this week was as follows:

We know that we are creators of habit. If you have a habit of not bringing people to church: (Not Building):

  1. What would it take to break that habit?

The cool thing about this class is you get to share points of view and other perspectives. However, I’m going to share What our Pastors shared with  us. Pastor Pam told us we must formulate relationships with others. Show them that you are concerned and have regard for them. Most of us just need someone to talk with just for the release. Just show that you truly care. Speak encouraging words that edify! Remember this: All things, no matter what they are begin with a thought. We are not fighting against flesh and blood, meaning it is not the people in front of you physically, but the spirit inside. Not to change the subject, but I saw a movie that explains that very thing. The movie is called ODD THOMAS, it is currently on Netflix … possibly YouTube. We are in a spiritual warfare. The thing about ODD is that he can see the spirits. Gotta watch the Movie, it is really very good and informative, spiritually. Most of this I realize I already know, but the lessons are formulating a kind of  Spiritual Life Library. One that I can use, a new one,  as an alternative to the Natural life I have been living until now.

Anyway, this is what I want to leave you thinking about. What habit, good or bad that you would like to acknowledge and then transform, the bad ones, one at a time of course, and the good ones transformed for the better? When we learn true concern for others, that same concern finds its way back to you.

I hope that when you read this that you will comment, because I would like to hear your perspectives as you already have mine.

 

Until next post,

Be Blessed and Safe

 

Monica

P.S. Remember you can apply these principles to all areas of your life. In this lifetime, Become a Vision Builder. Remember what I explained a Vision to be …

Won’t be Broken

Good evening Reader:

It is a little late in the evening so I’m not going to make this post very long. If you remember I told you about Friday past, (today is Monday 16th of May 2016). I explained how hard that day was and that Andrew came to see me. Well, beside the prayer he gave me, I was also given a “Tool”. Please understand that the tools I refer to are the enlightening moments of Wisdom. The understanding that the Tool keeps you from being broken in whatever situation you find yourself facing.

But let me continue with my experience … Friday was a hard day on my job. Saturday was much better because I used the Tool I received, of course, I was there alone on Saturday as well;  today, it worked a charm. The Tool I am referring to is this:

In The Name of Jesus:

Lord, fill the store with Your Spirit of Goodness. Every hidden  hole, nook , cranny, corner and person that works there and that enters there….. AMEN!

And you know what?

“IT WORKED”! WELL!!!

Although the day was longer than normal, it went very smoothly. I was not broken, meaning: I didn’t get or feel angry even though situations came up that would have made me feel and been angry in the past. This little prayer has not only helped me recognize that there was a thorn in my side but that I have always had the Tool to remove it and just needed to acknowledge it. I did, and now; I’m home writing this post to share my day and hopefully encourage you, the reader, to try this method when you face any situation … whether it is going to the doctor, going to work, school, court or anywhere … It really does work. Well!! But you must Believe!

See it in your mind, speak it out of your mouth with the correct Mind and Heart Set!.

 

Until next post,

 

Be Blessed and Safe,

 

Monica

 

Refreshed and Beginning Again

 

Good afternoon Reader:

When I began this Blog writing journey this time, as I have done this before, I had an entirely different idea as to why I started it.  I also had been listening to what God was saying through me when talking with people and realized that He has a lot to say to this World. I know He gave me writing to fill the need in me to share what I hear from Him with others, whatever source He is using to bring The Message being imparted to me. Now don’t get this twisted, I know my Shepard’s Voice. Not many people can say that.

So many believe that The Bible was tampered with, written by man, this and that was taken out, man put his own opinion in while translating it, and The Bible has been translated so many times it is no-longer what God said. However, if you choose to believe any of that, it is your right to do so. Remember this, no one thinks inside of your head except you! Contained in The Bible, as we have it today, are The Promises of God to those who choose to be obedient and Curses to those who choose not to be obedient. As physical parents, we treat our children in like manor. When they behave and are obedient we reward them but when they are dis-obedient and unruly we reprimand them. Which is exactly what The Father does with us. He says if you are obedient He will send rain in its season and your barns will be full but if you are dis-obedient you will be punished with the rod of men, but you will not be completely destroyed.  I have found the different translations only make it easier to understand in natural words, but because I trust what it says, I receive Spiritual Revelation as well. One thing else, the things of The Natural can never understand the things of The Spirit but the things of The Spirit understands all things. You know the truth when you hear it. Belief Systems can be changed but no one can change the things that you Know.   That said, I would like to share today’s Lesson.

We learned how to give and why we give.

 

HOW TO GIVE:

Give Not Grudgingly or feeling forced, but with a happy heart.

Giving is our duty as people. First to build God’s vision for our lives  and helping those in need, thereby helping ourselves.

The Word clearly states:

“Give and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together and running over shall men give unto your bosom.”  Luke 6:38 KJV

 Describing God’s Vision for our lives:

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith The Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you an expected end”.  Jeremiah 29:11 KJV 

 

Keep in mind that giving is the way we show appreciation for the blessings that are bestowed on each of us. So as Believers, we should give in a three fold manner and a three fold cord is not easily broken. Free will offerings, Tithing and First fruit. These are the Three Tickets that open the windows of Heaven.

 

Honor The Lord with thy substance and with the first fruits of all thine increase”. Proverbs 3:9 KJV

Making sure that the Pastors and those ministering in The House of God are fed and clothed, whatever the office they hold are supplied with the necessary tools to teach The Word of God:

“Bring ye all the tithe and offering into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house and prove me now herewith, saith The Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing that there shall not be room enough to receive it.” Malachi 4:10 KJV

As for those of us who complain our Pastors and Ministers are living high with our money; God says the worker is worth his keep. What they do with the money that comes into the church is between them and God. If your Pastor is walking in the Vision of God he is supposed to prosper. as are all those who God has placed around him.

In closing I would like to impart a word of wisdom:

Trust in The Lord with all your heart, all your strength and all your mind! We have been blessed with two doors and a key! The first door is your heart, the second your strength and the key to unlock them is your Mind … Correct Thinking.

Until Next Post:

 

Be Blessed and Safe

 

Monica