A Disciple Who Loves

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God’s love is practical. It meets us where we are. It spares no expense to win us.

God’s love is real.

“We love Him because He first loved us” – 1 John 4:19.

I love God.

I praise God and thank God for His grace and love to me and you! Do you love God? I hope that you do; if you don’t, you can. Once you believe in God’s love for you that has been demonstrated through Christ in the Gospel, you will experience His work of love in your heart. He will fill you with love for Him. It’s all His work within us, and it is glorious, and it is free, and He wants to do it for all who are His! As a believer in Christ, you can believe God to do this within you. God wants you to trust Him to fill you with His love – Romans 5:5.

“Love covers a multitude of sins” – 1 Peter 4:8.

I rejoice because of God’s love, for all my sins are forgiven to glory of God! If you have repented of your sins and believe in the Gospel, then you, too, have your sins covered, buried, removed, destroyed, pulverized, and condemned by the God who is love, Himself. The God of the Bible is the great God and Savior Jesus Christ. I am so excited to know Him; to the praise of the glory of His grace by which He has made us accepted in the Lord Jesus Christ – His beloved Son.

As we have been forgiven of every evil deed we have committed, so may we forgive all those with whom we are bitter, with whom we hold a grudge, and with whom we cannot forget. When our hearts are filled with God’s love, we finally have peace, power, and boldness to love others with the love of God that resides within us. Love covers a multitude of sins.

Ask Jesus to help you forgive your spouse, your father, mother, brother, sister, enemy, boss, co-worker, etc. Ask God to make your heart a conduit by which God can extend His love to others, draw people to Himself through your sacrifice, and glorify His holy Name.

Love covers a multitude of sin – not simply one or two but a multitude – 490 or more!

“Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins” – Proverbs 10:12.

Hatred is poison. Whether slow or fast, the poison spreads until the one who hates dies inside. Like Cain who murdered Abel, the one who hates cannot please God.

However, God’s love covers a multitude of sins – this covering is unrestricted. No matter what you have done, the God of the Bible forgives and commands His disciples to preach repentance and forgiveness of sins in His name – Luke 24:46-48.

By God’s grace and wonderful work in our hearts and minds, we can become people who help people, serve people, and love people. Through our loving service, we can influence people to seek God and His kingdom first. By this we can glorify God. I want to glorify God!

“He who covers a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates friends” – Proverbs 17:9.

When we learn to cover transgressions, by seeking to forgive others of their offenses toward us, we have learned what it means to be loving and are experiencing the filling of God’s love in our hearts as He promised – Romans 5:5.

God blesses the one who seeks to love. God’s blessing are far greater and exceed further in the joy of life through the power of the Holy Spirit than any grudge, bitterness, or unforgiveness can compare.

We can repeat a matter when we remind our loved ones of their past faults and failures every time they mess up or when we become frustrated with them over some issue.

Bringing up the repentant past is a great error on our part. Brining up mistakes, errors, faults, and sins that have clearly been repented of is not loving. Moreover, bringing them up every time some one fails is a sure sign of our own bitterness and immaturity.

May we be disciples of Christ and love in practice – in tangible ways – so those in our sphere will be drawn to the true God who is loving them through us.

 

 

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The HOPE of Israel and the World

Dear Friend,

The world will isolate Israel, condemn Israel, hate Israel, and attack Israel. However, the LORD God of Israel will not forsake His people. Our LORD Jesus, the Messiah of Israel, will save Israel and “all Israel will be saved”Romans 11. Every REPENTANT Jew of Israel will follow their Messiah when the LORD “turns ungodliness from Jacob” and ALL ISRAEL WILL BE SAVED.

The Hope of Israel and the world is not in the P5+1 or any other human entity, group, philosophy, or religion. The Hope of Israel and the world is in the LORD GOD of Israel – the King of JacobJesus of Nazareth the KING OF THE JEWS. Look to Him and be saved all the ends of the earth.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

The Messiah of Israel will one day RULE our world all by Himself. The P5+1 WILL NOT BE NEEDED. He will one day SIT on the THRONE of DAVID. Until then, let us preach the Gospel to all nations and USE the existence of the MIRACLE of modern day Israel as a sign to modern man of the TRUTH – there is no other God but the LORD God of Israel and His REDEEMER, the HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL who is JESUS OF NAZARETH.

The existence of modern day Israel is a gracious sign, predicted by the prophets of the Old Testament,  from the LORD GOD OF THE BIBLE to the whole world (including unbelieving Israel) that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is THE ONLY TRUTH FOR ALL NATIONS – REPENT AND BELIEVE THE GOSPEL. Forsake your idols and your religion and serve the Messiah, Jesus, alone. Every nation on earth must repent of their idolatry and sin and serve the Messiah of Israel alone.

Here are a few articles of interest:

Article: Biden: American Jews Can Only Rely on Israel – News from America – News – Arutz Sheva.

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/193322#.VRsuMmbrTIp

God bless.

 

Opinion and Preference Dominate Policy Toward Israel

Prayerful consider the following, dear reader; may the Lord Jesus give you wisdom and insight through the power of His Spirit.

The Speaker of the House, John Boehner, has invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to come address congress, the Senate and the House, which includes democrats and republicans.

US National Security Advisor, Susan Rice, states that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s acceptance to address congress is a show of partisanship.

This is an interesting response in light of the fact that Benjamin Netanyahu will be speaking to all members of congress.

The OPINION that it is a show of partisanship for Netanyahu to accept an invitation to speak to the United States congress regarding one of the most crucial issues in the 21st century and one that will directly affect the Nation of Israel is, in fact, AN OPINION.

Yet, the Prime Minister has kindly stated: “I respect the White House and the US president but on a serious subject, it’s my duty to do everything for Israel’s security.”

 Islamic Iran’s desire is to “wipe Israel off the face of the map.” Netanyahu and Obama know this well.

Islamic terrorists, who fund and support Islamic terrorists – Hezbollah and Hamas – run the government of Iran. Hezbollah and Hamas are sworn enemies of Israel.

President Obama and his administration are dealing with Islamic terrorists who hate Israel.

NO WONDER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU IS ADDRESSING, IN BIPARTISAN FASHION, ALL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.

The deception that is currently taking place in the world through America’s politics in the Middle East is growing.

Israel is the ONLY Democracy in the Middle East; they actually believe in human rights.

Israel is surrounded by Islamic nations filled with people that hate her.

Why can’t people see the obvious? THE FACTS ARE THE FACTS.

When it comes to Israel, I am realizing that the FACTS DON’T MATTER to many people.

Current policy makers, kings, secretaries of state, national security advisors, presidents, and even Christians ignore plain, simple facts. What matters is OPINION. Opinion and preference dominate POLICY.

Israel, “…VAIN is the help of man” – Psalm 60:11.

That is a fact!

AND SO IS THE RETURN OF YESHUA THE MESSIAH:)

Put your TRUST in Him.

God bless.

Congressional Responsibility: American Foreign Policy – Israel and Iran

Dear friend,

Here is an article calling on congress to hear Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech in a joint of session of congress on March 3, 2015 regarding the Iranian nuclear threat and Islamic terrorism.

May the Lord Jesus Christ continue to strengthen and encourage you.

God bless.

http://www.wsj.com/article_email/alan-m-dershowitz-the-appalling-talk-of-boycotting-netanyahu-1424734380-lMyQjAxMTA1NTIzNDAyNTQ2Wj

Article: Did the Pope Justify the Charlie Hebdo Massacre? – Arutz Sheva

It is interesting to read of the pope defending terrorism in his subtle responses. The pope’s statements only serve my resolve to preach the Gospel of our risen Lord Jesus Christ more and more. Every terrorist needs Jesus Christ. Every person who follows the pope needs Jesus Christ as their LORD God and Savior. Murdering people is never justified in the Scriptures; if you are an Islamic terrorist or a follower of the pope, I pray that you will know the grace and love of our LORD Jesus Christ and repent of your sins – we all need the MESSIAH of ISRAEL! Repent and believe the Gospel.

Here is the article: Did the Pope Justify the Charlie Hebdo Massacre? – Global Agenda – News – Arutz Sheva.