Scriptures are from the King James Bible.
Present minus GOD = dry bones
Ezekiel 37:3, ...can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord God, thou knowest.
Wages + sin = death
Romans 6:23, For the wages of sin is death,...
Sinful + lifestyle = damnation
Romans 13:2, Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
Child of hell = lake of fire
Matthew 23:15, ...child of hell...
Revelation 21:8, But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone:...
WE DID THE MATH, AND RECALCULATED.
Confessed sins + obedience to GOD = salvation
The Acts 16:30, 31, ...Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved,...
Holy loyalty + steadfastness = eternal life
Romans 6:23, ...the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
No more death + no more sorrow + no more pain = former things are passed away
Revelation 21:4, And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
Tree of life + through the gates = eternally blessed
Revelation 22:14, Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
Father, thank You that because of Your love, grace, mercy, and forgiveness, we Your children did the math and recalculated. Our recalculations led us to Your loving and peace filled arms where we are commanded to love You steadfastly as our FIRST LOVE. Please help us, glorious Father, to be holy as You are holy.
Teach us how to love others because Your Bible clearly says that without love, we are nothing. And help us to be mindful that we are to forgive for we certainly need forgiveness from You, as well as from others. Also, Your will is that we share Your truths. Please teach us how to do it with love, wisdom, and holy boldness with confidence in Your power to increase upon what we share.
Let us aim to endure faithfully with You, Lord, until the end when we shall hear You say, "Well done, My good and faithful servants. Enter into the joy of your Lord."
Please lead others, Father, to do the math and to recalculate so that they can have life and have it more abundantly. And lead them, please, to not be moved away from the hope of the gospel.
Thank You, Lord - Amen
Below is a topic that I originally posted on December 31, 2010. Here are portions from that subject post with some modifications to the original:
GOD IS IN EVERY EQUATION
Be encouraged that GOD is in every aspect of what happens on this great planet earth that He created. Nobody can trump GOD. He is untrumpable. Almighty GOD works to accomplish His plans and He gets things done in most high ways.
The “know” factor with GOD is a place that is unequaled in power. When we know to the core of our souls that GOD is far above everything, nothing can uproot our solid stance in our Father, the Most High. The GOD we serve is totally about holy business, and He spends no time in sin. Certainly we sin, and need to humble ourselves before our Lord in sincere repentance when we do. Without GOD, we are mere mortals – with Him – we are more than conquerors. He eternally works to get holy missions accomplished. He uses willing servants to work with Him for the fruition of His Master plans.
For every occurrence, there is evidence of the works of GOD because His word says in Isaiah 45:7 that He makes peace, and creates evil.
Amos 3:6, 7
…shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it?
Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.
When we continually love, obey, and trust GOD, He invests more and more into us because He trusts us increasingly based on our adherence to His perfect will. Our faith grows exceedingly, and our charity toward each other abounds. GOD is eternally faithful to His covenant relationship with His holy people. In such, His covenant is irrevocable. We are heirs with GOD and joint heirs with JESUS, the Christ. There is absolute spiritual safety in the everlasting arms of our GOD.
We possess the greatest words, the greatest power, and the greatest truth - for it abides in us. GOD’s words live, work, and abide forever and shall never pass away – they are forever settled in heaven. The words of the devil pale in comparison to the Words that our GOD speaks. The Words of GOD are Spirit and they are life!
We are not orphans, people. We have a Divine Father who is our Shepherd. His Word states that His sheep know His voice and a stranger they will not follow.
We are not spiritual hobos bowing to the dictates of the heathen persuasion. We don’t belong to Baal so we should continually conduct ourselves as the victorious servants of GOD that we are. We are to work the Word of GOD – the Holy Bible. The way to work the Word is to work with GOD as He works to fulfill His agenda. Say the Word, do the Word, and inhale and exhale the awesome Word of GOD. Thank our Lord that He equips us to represent as His vessels of honor.
Why does Satan oppose us? That's his job. He does what he has been destined to do. He is our enemy and his wicked deeds align with that truth. Those that disobey GOD and oppose us are appointed to do such (1 Peter 2:8). As for GOD’s people, His Word states in 1 Thessalonians 3:3, “That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.” And remember that the Lord informs us to think it not strange when Satan works against us. GOD steadfastly works effectively to prove that though evil forces fight against vessels of honor, the vessels of dishonor shall NOT prevail! Matthew 16:18, “…and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”
Does anyone remember the words, “The revolution will not be televised?” The Lord’s revolution will not be televised in the natural manner of things. It will be broadcast on levels that will astound the doubters, and thrill GOD’s people. The forthcoming revolution against the devil shall result in evil hearts melting in the presence of our awesome GOD. Knees will tremble upon the move of Almighty GOD in venues and areas that will witness and receive His messages with signs following! The power and presence of GOD will resound with His Majesty. In deeds, His holiness will explode in ways that will blaze with His brilliance and sovereignty! Truly, He will prove that He is the Majesty on High! Souls will be saved. People will be sanctified, delivered and made whole in GOD. Some will persist in their rebellion against GOD. Woe to them…
The holy revolution approaches…
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
Proverbs 30:5, 6
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
GOD says in Exodus 8:23:
And I will put a division between my people and thy people:…
Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father….
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
The math is done. What's our grade? GOD knows...
Again, Psalm 90:12
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts...
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