DANCE OF FIRE
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Only GOD is perfect. It's vital that you seek the Lord to expose any errors that you've embraced. Please ask Him to expose any areas of darkness to you and for what is necessary to do to dispossess what's NOT of truth.
Flames of fire dance joyfully as dreams of fervor conjure up images of red hot passion for the gusto of life.
Sizzle, spark, explode -
Fireballs light up the sky. Wow! a thunder flash with a clap -
The flames are vivid with the awesome glow of orange colors blended with yellow highlights that accent the blaze.
This display is the bomb torched with a rocket plan. Such rapture has lit our fire. We are dynamite on this journey.
Come on fire, fall on us. Pour your liquid potency. Ignite our souls that we may be engulfed with magnified intensity.
Blow up our hearts. Dance with us....
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Sunday, November 6, 2011
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL OR WHEN BAD TIMES ROLL IN, WHO ROLLS - OUT?
Scriptures are from the King James Bible.
Photo compliments of Sandra.
I heard someone say, "Warriors are ride or die saints." That statement profoundly struck my spirit. I loved it! That is my desire - to be a "ride or die" saint. Certainly, that's the desire of other Christians, as well. Hallelujah - Glory to GOD.
The title of this post, "LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL OR WHEN BAD TIMES ROLL IN, WHO ROLLS - OUT?" came to me this a.m. as a trial came my way. Our Lord told me, "Don't give it up."
Satan's aim is to put us under stress to cause us to give up. Many have heard the saying, "New levels - new devils." Lately, that has been the situation in my life. Our Lord gives us choices to give up or to dig in closer to Him. The devil wants persecution for righteousness' sake to drive us away from GOD. Our Lord wants persecution for righteousness' sake to drive us TO HIM. The odds are against Satan when we choose to draw nigh to GOD. GOD always wins and so do we when we walk with Him through it ALL!
1 Peter 3:14
But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
Some Christians know that it angers Satan when we obey our Lord, which includes daily reading of His Holy Bible, and prayer. Subsequently, some Christians allow Satan to intimidate them away from GOD, thus, they don't daily read the Bible and pray as GOD instructs...
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
There are assortments of reasons that are given for not spending daily time with GOD in His Word and in prayer, but one reason is fear of persecution from the devil. Satan enjoys when we neglect GOD because when we neglect GOD, guess who has more of our attention? Satan! Yes, indeed, that plays right into his evil hands.
My firm belief is to seek GOD early - giving Him the firstfruits of the day. GOD owns the air. When we wake up and breathe it, isn't it sensible to give our Lord the first of His day that He has made?
O God, thou art my GOD; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee,...
How often do we give GOD the leftovers of our days? Frequently, we want a fresh Word from Him but how often do we go to GOD fresh in the mornings?
Glorious, worthy, Father GOD, You are holy and we thank You with immense gratitude and appreciation that You alone are GOD. Father, at times, we have fallen short and neglected to give You sufficient praise, thanks, and glory. Please forgive us, Lord.
Help us, please, to be strong in You so that we won't bail out on You when persecution arises for the sake of the gospel and our choices to live it. We need to steadfastly be rooted and grounded in You to war a good warfare. I pray that we, who are called by Your name, shall be "ride or die" saints, fully committed to Your full gospel truth. Your Word tells us that You reward those who diligently seek You - Hebrews 11:6.
Truly, Lord, You know who is on Your side - for real.
Please help us to endure with You - firm unto the end.
Thank You, Lord - Amen.
And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no.
1 Kings 17:13
And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it unto me, and after make for thee and for thy son.
And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
Matthew 24:12, 13
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Matthew 26:31, 33,34
Then saith Jesus unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night; for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.
Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.
Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.
And they were offended in him.
...that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;
Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on the Lord's side: let him come unto me.
Behold, we count them happy which endure.
The Acts 20:24
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
And in nothing terrified by your adversaries:...
...and none shall make you afraid.
Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL...
WHEN THE BAD TIMES ROLL IN -
WE, THE HOLY SAINTS OF THE MOST HIGH, SHALL
ROLL ON REJOICING WITH OUR LOVING, FORGIVING, INDESTRUCTIBLE AND UNSTOPPABLE FATHER -GOOD GOD ALMIGHTY!
...and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
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