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Satan exposed

With our eyes we cannot see God or Satan, but we can see the evidence of the works of both. Today I am focusing on Satan. Satan is God's enemy and the deceiver of mankind. He is the one who tempts us into sin and then makes us feel guilty after we have committed it. Then when God asks us to give account of our disobedience, satan makes God out to being too hard on us because there is a punishment for our sin. Whereas God punishes us to show us that there is a consequence for disobedience, because He would rather that we have a punishment here on earth to bring us back into line, rather than us spend eternity with satan. If satan can make God out to being too mean, unfair, too hard to please, then maybe he can get us to stop trying to obey God.
Satan does not wait until we grow up to get started on us, in fact he wastes no time at all. For example, he works hard on destroying relationships because people united in faith will work together and help one another to overcome sin and wal…

Look out....

How much are we watching over others? It is easy to be caught up in our own issues and to miss seeing what is going on around us. If we see something bad happening to others, what do we do? If we hear something being taught to others that we believe is incorrect, do we do anything about it? If we do not do something, is it because we do not want to be accused of interfering? Are we afraid of the person doing the false teaching? Should we interfere or should we just pray for the situation or should we do nothing?

These are my thoughts. Firstly, if we are seeing the issue in question, then it is because God is showing it to us. This means that God has involved us and that He is opening up a ministry to us. Now the first ministry is to Him. In other words we would first ask God why He is showing us the situation and secondly we could ask Him what He wants us to do. He may ask us to pray for the situation. He may ask us to pray for the situation and then pray for His wisdom that we may spe…

He who has an ear to hear, let him hear...

MATTHEW 11 : 15 NKJV
15 He who has ears to hear, let him hear!

REVELATION 2 : 29 NKJV
29 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”’

Jesus used this phrase several times, but why? It seems to be fairly obvious that one needs to be listening in order to hear. How often are we listening to others but not hearing? How much time do we give to God to listen to Him? What are the things which keep us from hearing what we should be hearing? If we are listening but not hearing, are we distracted, or do we not agree with the person who is speaking, or just think that we know better than them? 
The world that we live in is fast paced and full of distractions and busyness. We can rise in the morning and have to get somewhere on time, work all day and then desire relaxation. How do we relax? Do we fill our time up with things to do and if we are not doing are we watching television or looking on the internet? How much time then do we have for Listening to God? How much time…

Time for a new beginning, a fresh start, a Quantum Leap forward!

How easy is it to keep doing things in the manner, method or routine that we have always done them? It might seem safe or good, but are we really fruitful? Are we progressing? Are we victorious in all that we do?

MATTHEW 25 : 14 - 29 NKJV
14 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who called his own servants and delivered his goods to them.15 And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey.16 Then he who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.17 And likewise he who had received two gained two more also.18 But he who had received one went and dug in the ground, and hid his lord’s money.19 After a long time the lord of those servants came and settled accounts with them. 20 “So he who had received five talents came and brought five other talents, saying, ‘Lord, you delivered to me five talents; look, I have gained five m…

Walking on the narrow path.

MATTHEW 7 : 13 - 14 NKJV

13 “Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it.14 Because[a] narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.

From reading the above scripture it appears as though it is easier to live as an unbeliever than it is as a believer. Yet Jesus says that His yoke is easy and His burden is light. Jesus also promises abundant life to His disciples. Does abundant life equate to a difficult life? I believe that Jesus is referring to the fact that in a world full of deception and depravity that the way is harder to find. In other words the world has programmed us to believe many things which simply are not true. For example, you can now watch many documentaries that will definitively give you a date for something say 23,000,000 years old. It is simply a scientific guess which is a lie but declared to be truth. We can see that pedophile Priest…