What Mysteries And Hidden Truths Are Revealed To Apostles And Prophets – Spiritual Reading

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What Mysteries And Hidden Truths Are Revealed To Apostles And Prophets – Spiritual Reading.



The thing taught in the Bible regarding the inspiration of the Apostles and Prophets, the inspiration of the various authors of the books of the Bible, is that truth hidden from men for ages, and which they had not discovered, and could not discover, by the unaided processes of human reasoning, even human reasoning at its very best and highest, has been revealed to Apostles and Prophets in the Holy Spirit.


We find this very clearly taught in Eph. 3:2-5: “If so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward; (3) how that by revelation was made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote before in few words, (4) whereby when ye read, ye can perceive my understanding in the mystery of Christ; (5) which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men, as it hath now been revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit.” 


The meaning of these words is unmistakable. Paul here declares in words the meaning of which is perfectly plain, that God “in the Spirit” had revealed “unto His holy apostles and prophets” “the mystery of Christ” which in former generations had not been made known unto the sons of men, which they had not discovered and could not discover except by revelation from God; Paul and the other apostles and prophets knew it by direct revelation from God himself through the Holy Ghost.


The teaching is inescapable that the Bible contains truth that men never had discovered and never could have discovered if left to themselves, but truth which the Father in great grace has revealed to His children through His servants the prophets and apostles. We see in this the folly, a folly so common in our day, of seeking to test the statements of Scripture by the conclusions of human reasoning, or by the intuitions of the “Christian consciousness.”


The revelation of God transcends human reasoning, and therefore human reasoning cannot be its test. Furthermore, a consciousness that is truly and fully Christian is the product of the study and absorption of Bible truth. It is not the test of the truth of the Bible,—it is the product of meditation on the Bible. If our “consciousness” differs from the statements of the Bible, it is not as yet a fully “Christian consciousness,” and the thing for us to do is not to try to pull God’s revelation down to the level of our consciousness but to tone our consciousness up to the level of God’s Word.


Excerpt From – The Fundamental Doctrines Of The Christian Faith By Reuben Archer Torrey.



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Why Democrats And Liberals Should Stop Insulting, Abusing And Calling Donald Trump Derogatory Names

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Why Democrats And Liberals Should Stop Insulting, Abusing And Calling Donald Trump Derogatory Names.


For several months now, every time I log onto the internet and social media, I’m greeted with very disturbing comments, posts, articles, status updates, posts, meme’s, GIFs, Images, videos etc showing people who are insulting Donald Trump (The President Of the United States), Melania Trump (His beautiful wife) and the rest of his family.


While many people assume that it is okay for them to insult and abuse Donald Trump because he is a Public figure and the President of the United States Of America, I think these people should re-think their ideology, politics, philosophy, stand and views.


There is no way to justify the insults and abuse. There is no way to excuse the derogatory and obscene terms while talking to or about another person. Before being a president, Donald Trump is first and foremost a human being with rights.


Every human being deserves respect, decency and dignity regards of their situation and station in life. It is right to be kind to others. It is good to be compassionate to others. It is acceptable to be loving. We need to be kind. Even to those who are different from us or hold opposing views. You can disagree with someone else without disrespecting and almost undressing them with your words and actions.


Democrats and Liberals have double standards where they wrongly assume it is alright to pick on Donald Trump for his policies, beliefs and leadership style while everyone else should be warm, nice to them and show them respect.


Liberals and Democrats need to realize that they are sowing the wrong seeds when they abuse and insult Donald Trump, Melania Trump and their family. And when it is harvest time, they will be reaping really bad fruit if they don’t stop.


See, for every action there are consequences and according to universal laws of nature, there will be consequences for the insults and abuses that liberals keep pelting Trump with. 


For the sake of this world and humanity, liberals should repent and stop with the insults and abuses. They can disagree with Donald Trump, his policies, his leadership style etc without calling him derogatory terms.


Donald Trump is not only a Human being deserving respect and dignity, he is also a Father, Husband, Father In Law, Uncle, Grandfather and a Friend with a family and millions of Americans and people who love and cherish him. 


He was elected to be president of the United States by millions of Americans in a free and fair election. He just didn’t get to the presidency through a monarchial system of inheritance. I can only pray that liberals and democrats repent and change their ways. That instead of sowing seeds of insults, abuse, hate, darkness, wickedness, they will choose light, goodness, kindness, love, good, decency, respect, integrity and compassion


Words are very powerful. Words have the power of life and death.


A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth;
From the produce of his lips he shall be filled.
21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue,
And those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 18:20-21

I pray that Jesus who put Donald Trump into this very challenging leadership position will keep giving him the life, health, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, anointing, health, power, grace, fortitude, strength and bravery to keep leading the great nation of the United States Of America. 


Donald Trump, Melania Trump and the rest of your family, I love you and I think you are doing a great and awesome job considering all the dark forces and all the challenges you have to deal with everyday. Jesus and his army have you covered.


Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. 15 For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people. 16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. 17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor.

1 Peter 2:13-17


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Things You Should Never Assume.


It’s easy to fall into the trap of making assumptions. After all, we are human. As we grow up and go through various experiences, we get programmed to take certain things for guaranteed and to make unfounded assumptions. Making assumptions can lead to complications in relationships, communication and life in general. I pray, that before you make an assumption, Jesus will give you the wisdom and foresight to know right from wrong.


Below, various people share experiences on things they believe we should never assume.









































Salvation is earned! #ThingsYouShouldNeverAssume

— Julie S. Maggard (@julesrprecious) August 30, 2018



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Intelligent And Witty Thoughts And Quotes Explaining The Meaning Of Life.


If someone asked me, “Tikva what is the meaning of life?” I would respond and say:

  • Life is living for Jesus and his Kingdom. 
  • Life is obeying Jesus all my days.
  • Life is a journey of faith, hope and love.

Various people shared some really awesomely intelligent thoughts and quotes on what the meaning of life is. Enjoy their insights and wisdom.






































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Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon.


“Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We, the called and faithful and chosen, we will drive away our griefs, and set up our banners of confidence in the name of God.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“It is not great faith, but true faith, that saves; and the salvation lies not in the faith, but in the Christ in whom faith trusts…It is not the measure of faith, but the sincerity of faith, which is the point to be considered.”

 ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon



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A Unique Collection of 365 Daily Readings from Sermons Preached by Charles Haddon Spurgeon.


A Unique Collection of 365 Daily Readings from Sermons Preached by Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“The life of God within you will make your actions instinct with holiness, and its end shall be everlasting life. Your faith in Christ clearly evinces you to be a new creature, for it kills your old confidences and makes you build upon a new foundation: your love for Christ also shows your newness, for it has killed your old desires, and captured your heart only for Jesus: and your hope, which is also a gift from the blessed Spirit, is set upon new things altogether, while your old hopes are things of which you are now ashamed.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is as much the gift of God as is the Saviour upon whom that faith relies.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Arise, believer, and behold the Lord Jesus yoking the whole of his divine Godhead to the chariot of salvation! How vast his grace, how firm his faithfulness, how unswerving his immutability, how infinite his power, how limitless his knowledge!” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“You would never have possessed the precious faith which now supports you if the trial of your faith had not been like unto fire. You are a tree that never would have rooted so well if the wind had not rocked you to and fro, and made you take firm hold upon the precious truths of the covenant grace.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“The Christian understands the word “good” in a different way. By “good” he understands spiritual good.  “Ah!” he says, “I do not call gold good, but I call faith good! I do not think it is always for my good to increase in wealth, but I know it is good to grow in grace. I do not know that it is for my good that I should be respected and be accepted by society, but I know that it is for my good that I should walk humbly with my God.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is believing that Christ is what He is said to be, and that He will do what He has promised to do, and then to expect this of Him.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon



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“If God declares that all is well, ten thousand devils may declare it to be ill, but we laugh them all to scorn. Blessed be God for a faith which enables us to believe God when the creatures contradict Him.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We will this year gather celestial fruits on earthly ground, where faith and hope have made the desert like the garden of the Lord.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“No stars gleam as brightly as those which glisten in the polar sky. No water tastes so sweet as that which springs amid the desert sand. And no faith is so precious as that which lives and triumphs through adversity. Tested faith brings experience. You would never have believed your own weakness had you not needed to pass through trials. And you would never have known God’s strength had His strength not been needed to carry you through.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“A little faith will bring your soul to heaven; a great faith will bring heaven to your soul.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Repentance grows as faith grows. Do not make any mistake about it; repentance is not a thing of days and weeks, a temporary penance to be got over as fast as possible! No; it is the grace of a lifetime, like faith itself. God’s little children repent, and so do the young men and the fathers. Repentance is the inseparable companion of faith.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith never makes herself her own plea, she rests all her argument upon the blood of Christ.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Worldly ease is a great foe to faith; it loosens the joints of holy valour, and snaps the sinews of sacred courage. The balloon never rises until the cords are cut; affliction doth this sharp service for believing souls.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon



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Charles Spurgeon Morning & Evening NIV- A Devotional Classic for Daily Encouragement

“If the Lord Jehovah makes us wait, let us do so with our whole hearts; for blessed are all they that wait for Him. He is worth waiting for. The waiting itself is beneficial to us: it tries faith, exercises patience, trains submission, and endears the blessing when it comes. The Lord’s people have always been a waiting people.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.” 

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“Never make a Christ out of your faith, nor think of as if it were the independent source of your salvation. Our life is found in “looking unto Jesus,” not in looking to our own faith. By faith all things become possible to us; yet the power is not in the faith, but in the God upon whom faith relies.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is trusting, trusting wholly upon the person, work, merit, and power of the Son of God. Some think this trusting is a romantic business, but indeed it is the simplest thing that can possibly be.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of  faith, under the blessed Spirit’s influence, and assistance, do what  the Scripture tells thee, “Give diligence.” Take care that thy faith is  of the right kind–that it is not a mere belief of doctrine, but a  simple faith, depending on Christ, and on Christ alone.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith, again, is doubless selected because it gives all the glory to God. It is of faith that it might be of grace, and it is of grace that there might be no boasting, for God cannot endure pride. “The proud he knoweth afar off.” Psalm 138:6 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“In all works of faith we may count upon Jesus’ fellowship.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We sometimes say, “Only believe;” but believing is just the hardest thing in the world when sin lies heavy on your shoulders. We say, “Sinner, only trust in Christ.” Ah. you do not know what a great “only” that is. It is a work so great, that no man can do it unaided by God; for faith is the gift of God, and he gives it only to his children.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Strong faith enables the servants of God to look with calm contempt upon their most haughty foes. We know that our enemies are attempting impossibilities.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him when it comes to matters of loss for the sake of principle.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“No dependence can be placed upon our natural qualities, or our spiritual attainments; but God abideth faithful. He is faithful in His love; He knows no variableness, neither shadow of turning. He is faithful to His purpose; He doth not begin a work and then leave it undone. He is faithful to His relationships; as a Father He will not renounce His children, as a friend He will not deny His people, as a Creator He will not forsake the work of His own hands.”

 ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is the work of God’s grace in us. No man can say that Jesus is the Christ but by the Holy Ghost.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Remember, therefore, it is not thy hold of Christ that saves thee–it is Christ; it is not thy joy in Christ that saves thee–it is Christ; it is not even faith in Christ, though that be the instrument–it is Christ’s blood and merits; therefore, look not so much to thy hand with which thou art grasping Christ, as to Christ; look not to thy hope, but to Jesus, the source of thy hope; look not to thy faith, but to Jesus, the author and finisher of thy faith.” 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We need winds and tempests to exercise our faith, to tear off the rotten branches of self-reliance, and to root us more firmly in Christ.” 

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“We accept the Lord Jesus by faith, and He teaches us obedience, creating it in us. The more faith in Him that we have, the more obedience to Him we will manifest.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is not a blind thing; for faith begins with knowledge. It is not a speculative thing; for faith believes facts of which it is sure. It is not an unpractical, dreamy thing; for faith trusts, and stakes its destiny upon the truth of revelation.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“If people loved good works as much as they pretend to, they would love the faith which produces them.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“The eclipse of your faith, the darkness of your mind, the fainting of your hope, all these things are but parts of God’s method of making you ripe for the great inheritance upon which you shall soon enter. These trials are for the testing and strengthening of your faith–they are waves that wash you further upon the rock–they are winds which waft your ship the more swiftly towards the desired haven.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is the road, but communion with Jesus is the well from which the pilgrim drinks.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“God has set apart His people from before the foundation of the world to be His chosen and peculiar inheritance. We are sanctified in Christ Jesus by the Holy Spirit when he subdues our corruptions, imparts to us grace, and leads us onward in the divine walk and life of faith. Christian men are not to be used for anything but God. They are a set-apart people; they are vessels of mercy, they are not for the devil’s use, not for their own use, not for the world’s use, but for their Master’s use. He has made them on purpose to be used entirely, solely and wholly for Him. O Christian people, be holy, for Christ is holy. Do not pollute that holy Name wherewith you are named. Let your family life, your personal life, your business life, be as holy as Christ your Lord would have it to be. Shall saints be shams when sinners are so real?” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“My hope lives not because I am not a sinner, but because I am a sinner for whom Christ died; my trust is not that I am holy, but that being unholy, he is my righteousness. My faith rests not upon what I am, or shall be, or feel, or know, but in what Christ is, in what he has done, and in what he is now doing for me.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“God grant, if we must have two eyes, that they may be both clear ones, one the eye of faith wholly fixed on Christ, the other the eye of obedience equally and wholly fixed on the same objective!” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“There is no place like Calvary for creating confidence. The air of that sacred hill brings health to trembling faith.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith, in the Scripture, is spoken of under the emblem of all the senses. It is sight: “Look unto me and be ye saved.” It is hearing: “Hear, and your soul shall live.” Faith is smelling: “All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia”; “thy name is as ointment poured forth.” Faith is spiritual touch.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“I know by a full assurance that I am justified by faith which is in Christ Jesus, and treated as if I had been perfectly just, and made an heir of God and a joint heir with Christ; and yet by nature I must take my place among the most sinful.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Grace is the first and last moving cause of salvation; and faith, essential as it is, is only an important part of the machinery which grace employs. We are saved ‘through faith,’ but salvation is ‘by grace’.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Many talk of what they can do and what they cannot do, and I fear they miss the vital point. Faith is leaving off the can-ing and cannot-ing, and leaving it all to Christ, for he can do all things, though you can do nothing.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We may explain faith till nobody understands it.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We need winds and tempests to exercise our faith, to tear off the rotten bough of self-dependence, and to root us more firmly in Christ. The day of evil reveals to us the value of our glorious hope.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“The delight which the mariner feels, when, after having been tossed about for many a day, he steps again upon the solid shore, is the satisfaction of a Christian when amidst all the changes of this troublous life, he rests the foot of his faith upon this truth—‘I am the Lord, I change not.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is as precious to die by as it is to live by.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Paul saith, ‘Not of works, lest any man should boast.’ Now, faith excludes all boasting. The hand which receives charity does not say, ‘I am to be thanked for accepting the gift’; that would be absurd. When the hand conveys bread to the mouth it does not say to the body, ‘Thank me; for I feed you.’ It is a very simple thing that the hand does though a very necessary thing; and it never arrogates glory to itself for what it does. So God has selected faith to receive the unspeakable gift of His grace, because it cannot take to itself any credit, but must adore the gracious God who is the giver of all good.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Oh, blessed trust! To trust Him . . . whose power will never be exhausted, whose love will never wane, whose kindness will never change, whose faithfulness will never fail, whose wisdom will never be confounded, and whose perfect goodness can never know a diminution!” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Good word sink into your soul. It may be that the hour is come in which you shall enter upon that new life which is the beginning of heaven. Faith cometh by hearing, and reading is a sort of hearing: faith may come to you while you are reading this book. Why not? O blessed Spirit” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith is the work of God’s grace in us.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon



“God is very good to those who trust in him, and often surprises them with unlooked for blessings. Little do we know what may happen to us to-morrow, but this sweet fact may cheer us, that no good thing shall be withheld. Chance is banished from the faith of Christians, for they see the hand of God in everything.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“To a great extent in spiritual things we get what we expect of the Lord. Faith alone can bring us to see Jesus.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“There is joy in hell when a saint grows idle! There is gladness among devils when we cease to pray, when we become slack in faith and feeble in communion with God.”

 ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Ought we not to look upon our own history as being at least as full of God, as full of His goodness and of His truth, as much a proof of His faithfulness and veracity, as the lives of any of the saints who have gone before? We do our Lord an injustice when we suppose that He wrought all His mighty acts, and showed Himself strong for those in the early time, but doth not perform wonders or lay bare His arm for the saints who are now upon the earth.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“It is not great faith but true faith that saves. And the salvation lies not in the faith but in the Christ in whom faith trusts.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“If you believed, if you did but hear one promise that would be enough; if you only heard one good thing from the pulpit, here would be food for your soul, for it is not the quantity we hear, but the quantity we believe, that does us good-it is that which we receive into our hearts with true and lively faith, that is our profit.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Repentance is as much a mark of a Christian, as faith is. A very little sin, as the world calls it, is a very great sin to a true Christian.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Cast the burden of the present, along with the sin of the past and the fear of the future, upon the Lord, who forsaketh not His saints. Live by the day–ay, by the hour. Put no trust in frames and feelings. Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement. Trust in God alone, and lean not on the needs of human help.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Faith exists in different persons in various degrees, according to the amount of their knowledge or growth in grace.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“He who has two grounds of trust is lost! He who relies upon two
salvations, and cannot say of Christ, “He is all my salvation and all my desire,” that man is not only in danger of being
lost, but he is already condemned; because, in fact, he believes not on the Son of God! He is not alive to God at all, but rests partly on the Cross, and then in some measure on something else.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“It is not a brave thing to trust God. To true believers, it is a sweet necessity.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“How did you come to be a Christian? I sought the Lord. But how did you come to seek the Lord? The truth flashed across my mind in a moment—I should not have sought Him unless there had been some previous influence in my mind to make me seek Him. I prayed, thought I, but then I asked myself, How came I to pray? I was induced to pray by reading the Scriptures. How came I to read the Scriptures? I did read them, but what led me to do so? Then, in a moment, I saw that God was at the bottom of it all, and that He was the Author of my faith.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Be wise and attend to obeying. Let Christ manage the providing.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Moses grew weary, and then his friends assisted him. When at any time your prayer flags, let faith support one hand, and let holy hope uplift the other, and prayer seating itself upon the stone of Israel, the rock of our salvation, will persevere and prevail.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Lord, in this sweet eventide walk with me in the garden, and teach me the wisdom of faith.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“We are more than conquerors through him that loved us. We shall cast down the powers of darkness which are in the world, by our faith, and zeal, and holiness; we shall win sinners to Jesus, we shall overturn false systems, we shall convert nations, for God is with us, and none shall stand before us.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Men have laboured to divide the faithful  from their Master, but their attempts have been fruitless in every age.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“Little-Faith is just as certain to get to heaven as Great-Faith. When Jesus Christ counts up his Jewels at the last day, he will have little pearls as well as great ones. A diamond is precious no matter how small it is, because it is a diamond. And faith, no matter how small it is, if it is true faith, has a place in Christ’s crown. Little-Faith is always certain of heaven, because the name of Little-Faith is written in the book of eternal life. Little Faith was chosen by God before the creation of the world. Little-Faith was bought with the blood of Christ and he cost just as much as Great-Faith.” 

~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon


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You Have Invisible Protection And Provisions Against Witches And The Wiles Of The Devil

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You Have Invisible Protection And Provisions Against Witches And The Wiles Of The Devil.

Sometimes without many of us realizing it, God has surrounded us with an invisible army that constantly protects and seals us. We might not always see it, but we can be certain that behind the scenes, God is fighting on our behalf and doing great works we might never know about.

There are many mysteries whose meanings we do not know at this time. There are battles in the spiritual that we might not be able to see with our physical eyes. Sometimes our spiritual eyes are closed and we are not able to have a glimpse of what is taking place in the spiritual and the heavenlies.

In the Bible story below, Elisha the Prophet’s servant thought they were surrounded by the enemy and he was worried not knowing what they would do since they seemed out numbered. Well, that is until Elisha prayed and the servant’s eyes were opened to see the fiery army of the Lord protecting them.

“When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. “Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?” the servant asked.
16 “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.”
17 And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
18 As the enemy came down toward him, Elisha prayed to the Lord, “Strike this army with blindness.” So he struck them with blindness, as Elisha had asked.”

2 Kings 6:15-18

How many times have you felt like you were surrounded by the enemy and you were out numbered?

A few months back, I visited a city in South Africa for a couple of weeks. Unknown to me, the house I was living in was surrounded by witch and wizard covens. Witch doctors in South Africa are known as sangomas. I did not know that the neighborhood was filled with powerful sangomas when I got the house. As the days went on, I noticed that it was customary for the wizards and witches to chant at about 6pm every evening. Hearing these eerie and confusing sounds, I often felt surrounded. I felt alone. Like the enemy was all around me.

One night, there was no sound from the neighboring houses , so I thought it was safe to go out and I decided to get of my house, sit on the porch so that I could watch the stars.  I opened my door and found a large group of witches and wizards outside the compound. They had all sorts of interesting paraphernalia, were smoking and talking in low tones. I was momentarily paralyzed as I watched the scene before me. 

I didn’t know whether to go back inside or to run. So many thoughts started rushing through my mind. Going back inside seemed scary. What if one of the witches had a gun and shot my backside. Running was futile as all escape routes had been blocked.

Out of options, I remembered what the Apostle Paul said in Ephesians:

“Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” 

Ephesians 6:13

So, I decided to stand outside my door and start praying in the spot I was rooted in. I didn’t pray loudly. Just silent, pleadings to Jesus Christ and his Holy Spirit to shield, protect me and save my life. I kept pleading for the blood of Jesus to cover me so that the enemy would not touch me. As I stood there for about 4 hours, a different witch would walk up to me an instrument, wanting to strike me, then something would happen and it seemed like they would change their mind, walk back to their group, mutter some words to the other members of the group and then walk away. After a few minutes, another witch would also come over and the same thing would happen.

This went on for about four hours until all the witches had walked up to me, instrument in mind, changed their mind and then walked away.

That night, I was physically unarmed and yet I believe that the supernatural clock of the Lord Jesus Christ was covering me and his Holy Spirit was right there beside me protecting me.

Jesus saved my life from the wiles of the enemy and witches. He can do the same for you if you choose to believe in him and his power to save.

If you have never accepted Jesus Christ in your life, I urge you to please invite him in your life. In these dark and wicked days, only Jesus can protect us from the devil. If you are on your own, without his covering, you will be an easy prey for the devil.

Jesus is patiently waiting for you to invite him in. Don’t wait for tomorrow. Tomorrow is not promised to any one. Take this chance and accept him and see how he will change and transform your life.

His word says:

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.
22 “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.”

Revelation 3:20-22

Hannah

Inspirational Quotes And Thoughts On Ways You Can Help Other People

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Inspirational Quotes And Thoughts On Ways You Can Help Other People.



There are a number of ways we can help other people. Helping other people has a ripple of effect of adding light and love to our world. 

Various people took to Twitter and shared quotes and their thoughts on how each of us can help other people so we can all make this world a much better and sunnier place.




Bible Verse:


“Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.8 Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away.  1 Corinthians 13:4-8 



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Interesting And Weird Things People Google – Unlearning And Relearning

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Interesting And Weird Things People Google – Unlearning And Relearning.

Google, the powerful search engine that helps:

  • Give us answers.
  • Make new discoveries.
  • Keep up to date with new trends. 
  • Provide vital information.
  • Increase our knowledge banks.

Indeed with so much information at our fingertips through social media, wikipedia, search engines etc it’s safe to call this the information and knowledge age.

All this burgeoning knowledge and information nicely ties in with what was written in the Prophetic book of Daniel many ages ago. 

“But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.”


Daniel 12:4

Once in a while we have a thought, get an idea or seek clarity on an issue and we quickly run to google to help  provide us with answers.

The twitter users below share with the public some weird and interesting things they have googled.

What weird and interesting things have you googled yourself? 

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You Would Be Shocked To Read What Has Been Happening To Many People On Facebook

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You Would Be Shocked To Read What Has Been Happening To Many People On Facebook.

I received the post and message below in my email correspondence and I was compelled to share it because I believe this is important information and knowledge that needs to be out there.

I have copied and pasted the message, the way it was received.

You would be shocked to read what has been happening to many people on Facebook.

Don’t accept Facebook friends request of people you don’t know. Read this to the end, the world is in another shape now, #SHOCKING EXPOSURE!

Every facebook user needs to read this, especially the Christians.

I came across this on youtube and I think you deserve to know this. A man made very shocking confessions on what has been happening on facebook so far, and these were his words as he was questioned…
“We are out with a mandate to lay hold on the souls of the youth.”

WHO ARE YOU?

 

“We are agents of Lucifer and we are many.”

HOW DO YOU INTEND TO CARRY OUT THIS MISSION?

 

“We sat in our kingdom and watched how children, teenagers and youths got so interested on the social media, they got so carried away by Whatsapp, Bing, Facebook, Twitter and every other media so we invented a plan. We have destroyed many destinies and rendered many useless through social media but our main concentration is on “Facebook.”

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE FACEBOOK?

 

Because we saw that it was more progressive than the others, youths love facebook, they spend much time on it than they do on the others so we placed more demonic agents on facebook and they are at work now even as I speak.”

HOW DO YOU GET THESE PEOPLE?

 

“It’s very easy!(laughs) we send them a friend request, once they accept the request, we write down their names in our book and start manipulating their spirits.”

IN WHAT MANNER DO YOU SEND THE REQUESTS?

 

“We send the requests just like every other facebook request but the spirit of the individual is captured mainly when he/she goes through our profile pictures or photo albums, once they see our pictures, their souls are already undergoing manipulations because those photos are not just any photo, they are ordinary photos with extraordinary spirits.”

WHAT DO THESE PHOTOS LOOK LIKE?

 

“Sometimes, we use the naked picture of a woman as our profile picture in order to attract men but most times, we use these pictures (he brought out some horror pictures of these movies- “The Lord of the rings”, “Vampire attack”, and many others I couldn’t recognize). Most times, we chat with them but when we chat, we don’t send text messages, we send these photos and once they see these photos, if they were vibrant spiritually, academically, morally and in every aspect, they will begin to drop and eventually drop down.”

WHAT DO YOU DO TO THE PEOPLE YOU CAPTURE?

 

“Their lives get contaminated negatively and their minds get polluted with lust, we never let them go, there are more number of spirits on earth than that of humans and each of them is looking for a body to carry them so many spirits can possess one person and before anything happens physically, it is controlled in the spirit. We get them addicted to porn, homosexuality, lesbianism, masturbation, lust and fornication but the main weak points are porn, masturbation and fornication (laughs), they never get out of it no matter how hard they try.”

HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE YOU GOTTEN?

 

They are too many and majority of them are youth.

GIVE A SPECIFIC NUMBER OF PEOPLE YOU’VE GOTTEN!

 

“Like I said, they are too many but on facebook alone, we have gotten over 2million youths and i believe our agents are still getting more now. We have diverted our attention on the youth and they are falling to this very plan. We send the request, they accept, go through our photos and they get manipulated. Their lives will never remain the same.”
(After this, the spirit speaking through this young man was cast out showing that even he himself was a victim of the same manipulations).

My dear facebook friend, can you count how many friend requests you’ve accepted or how many people you’ve added? Can you recall how many pictures you’ve seen or how many chats you’ve had? Are you among these 2million youths or among the ones that are yet to be gotten?

Before the end of the deliverance, the spirit mentioned that they have access to the spirits of those facebookers who are “empty” and once they get them, they make love to them through dreams and drain their destinies.

I now ask, “Are you empty?” The term “empty” here is a spiritual term.

Do you have a stronger spirit dominating you?

“WE HAVE A GENERATION OF BLEEDING YOUTH”

 

If you are struggling with any of these things, you are a bleeding youth. We have to reach out to as much people as we can especially the youth. Search and join godly & encouraging groups now for more info. We need you to help get youths informed. It is possible before time runs out to liberate our generation by praying & fasting for God’s intervention.

If you have come across this post, don’t hesitate to share it in as many groups & contacts as possible because someone out there could be in serious danger.

“Forwarded as received”

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Happy Is The One Who Is Always Reverent – Wisdom Gems – Unlearning And Relearning

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Happy Is The One Who Is Always Reverent – Wisdom Gems – Unlearning And Relearning.

In this life, in order to be happy, we need to grow and develop. And to do this, we need to continually unlearn to relearn a new. With cutting edge technologies, recent inventions, novel scientific pronouncements, archeological discoveries and  revelations of old mysteries it helps to keep renewing our knowledge banks.

In the book of Hosea found in the Bible, God says this to his people:

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.”

Hosea 4:6

Clearly, knowledge is very important and a lack of it will lead to destruction. It is therefore important for us to keeping learning and increasing on our knowledge and wisdom.

We can learn from many avenues.

  • The Bible which is full of wisdom and knowledge and the books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Psalms are ever green resources.
  • People around us. Friends, family and strangers can teach us about life and add to our knowledge.
  • Newspapers, Magazines, Journals and Books are great sources of knowledge and wisdom.
  • While television, movies and series serve for entertainment, they can also be wonderful sources of wisdom and knowledge.

In this ultramodern and contemporary age that we find ourselves, social media has become a leading tool in providing knowledge and wisdom. Social media influence is very powerful and cannot be ignored.

I decided to explore twitter to find some great gems of wisdom and knowledge from the tweets people are sharing.

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Followers Of Jesus Being Persecuted On Social Media Like Facebook And Twitter – Harbingers Of The End Times

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Followers Of Jesus Being Persecuted On Social Media Like Facebook And Twitter – Harbingers Of The End Times.

Can sharing your Christian Faith on Social Media Like Facebook and Twitter Get You Harassed and persecuted?

The Answer is a resounding YES! And it’s even harder to imagine that this is happening in America and not some Middle East Muslim nation.

Everyday our world grows darker and very interesting things keep happening. As many Christians wake up from slumber, the number of Non-believers and Atheists also grows in strength.

 

The first time I watched God is Not Dead 1, I silently wondered whether the situation depicted in the Movie, with Education systems trying to shut Christians up was truly as dire as predicted.

And when God is Not Dead 2 was released with parts of the story line based on how Atheists were using the Law and Judicial systems to overpower Christianity, a small part of me still wanted to keep believe that our world wasn’t growing more wicked.

 

However reading stories where Atheists groups like the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) group are writing inflammatory letters to Leaders, In this case the Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas being targeted and his religious activities being policed because he likes to post Bible based Scripture on his Facebook and Twitter makes me realize just how pressing the situation is.

I still have no idea how this story ties in with the recently repealed Net Neutrality Regulations by The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) but I’m certain there is a connection and I’m just watching and waiting to see what that connection will be.

These Atheist Groups seem to have conveniently forgotten that President Abraham Lincoln called for a National Fast Day (A fast is  a religious activity) in 1863 and is quoted saying:

It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God, to confess their sins and transgressions in humble sorrow, yet with assured hope that genuine repentance will lead to mercy and pardon; and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord,

It seems like the devil is really scared that his time is up and so he is seriously charging at believers and fighting the body of Christ. This simply means that we have to pray even harder and grow closer to the Lord. Apostle Peter cautions us saying:

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 9 Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world.
1 Peter 5:8-9

I also found it quite interesting that the Atheist Attorney Andrew Seidel who wrote the Letter used Bible Scripture to try to get his point across.

“If the law and your oath to uphold the Constitution are not sufficient to convince you to stop, perhaps you might consider reading Matthew 6:5-6, in which Jesus condemns public prayer as hypocrisy in his Sermon on the Mount,” 
Andrew Seidel

This scenario reminds me of the Devil using Scripture to try and Tempt Jesus in the desert.

5 Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written: He shall give His angels charge over you,’ and, In their hands they shall bear you up,
Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ ”
7 Jesus said to him, “It is written again, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.’ ”
Matthew 4:5-7

I must add that I’m motivated by Governor Asa, and his posting of Bible scripture on social Media. I will certainly be posting more Bible verses myself.

There is indeed power in the Word of God. For those facing persecution or are being targeted please don’t give up sharing the word of God.  Let’s keep pushing the word of God out there. The devil can be overcome.

The Bible clearly says this:

Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. 11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.
Revelation 12:10-11

My question to you as a believer is: What are you using your social media spaces for? If Atheists and other non-believers looked at your social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter, would you get a warning letter for your beliefs in Jesus’s Christ?

Jules