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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

No other name gets your attention more than the name of Jesus. Whether you love him or hate him you hear his name and people react. Why do you think that is? Is it because of the words he spoke, or the healings and miracles he performed. Or was it his compassion for the down hearted, the lonely, the lost, or was it his display of amazing love toward those who didn’t deserve to be loved. Allowing us as sinners to beat him, whip him and then nail him to a tree and still with his very last breath he asks his Heavenly Father to forgive us.

Then on top of that because of the beatings that he took and the blood he shed for us he promises us eternal life with him!!! Who do you know other than Jesus has the ability to do that? Or would want to do that? Or would love us enough to promise us that? Do we deserve to be loved like that?? NO!!!! we don’t and what does he asks of us in return? To love one another as he has loved us to have a relationship with him so he can bless our lives and make our lives the most happiest they will ever be. But you hear him calling you he saying to you Come, come unto me I have so much I want to give you and show you. I want to love you and you love me and what do we do when he calls us to him what do we say? We say NO!!! I WANT TO DO THINGS MY WAY YOUR WAY IS TOO HARD I CANT DO IT!!

When are we going to learn that we cant do anything outside of Jesus and have a life worth living for. When are we going to learn that God is God and he and his word never changes. We are the ones who change we are the ones that say its 2009 those rules and that way of life doesn’t apply anymore. Really? Your wrong Gods word still stands and we will still be judged by it. None of our good deeds will get us into heaven none of our good works or going to church every Sunday will get us into heaven. There is only one way to heaven and that is Jesus Christ. If you have not repented and turned your life over to Jesus your on your way to hell its just that simple. Jesus came to save us from that place through his death on the cross he took your sin upon himself so you wouldn’t have to go to that terrible place.

Here are some questions to ask yourself
Do I have a passion for God?
Do I desire him?
Do I long for him?
If someone were to look at your life would they say this person has a passion not for ministry, not for missions, not for evangelism, but for God?
Do I really love God?
Is God a reality in my life?
Do I want God?
What has God done to your heart?
Has God done such a supernatural work in your heart through the Holy Spirit that you now see him as esteemed above all things and you desire him above all things?

I want you in that day when you stand with me before the judge of the world to have him say “COME BE BLESSED”. I don’t want to look at you standing there saying “LORD, LORD, LORD I NAMED YOU IN EARTH, I NAMED YOU BEFORE THE ELDERS, I NAMED YOU BEFORE THE CHURCH, I NAMED YOU IN PRAYER MEETING, I NAMED YOU IN WITNESS AND LORD LORD DID I NOT DO THIS OR DID I NOT DO THAT. I don’t want to hear him say DEPART FROM ME I NEVER KNEW YOU, YOU WORKER OF INIQUITY.

When the day of judgement has come then the truth will be known. Don’t wait till that day live for Jesus now he must be EVERYTHING or he is NOTHING to you. Don’t wait give your life to Jesus today he is coming be ready or it may be too late.

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    2081 days ago
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    ... and the people allowed the scales to fall from their eyes. Lord, wake up my heart and stir my soul!

    Thank you,
    Karen in BC
    3988 days ago
    Thank you Karen, I sure needed to read this! You are so right sometimes we think His way is too hard, but no matter what I think, I'm going to serve Him! Yes I have my down times, my faults, but He knows and still loves me no matter what. Yes I need to change in lots of different areas spiritually, but I know I can because I have Him right there with me. I need to stop being afraid, stop worrying about what the future holds, but hold onto what He promises us as His children if we just trust & rely on him. I AM NOT AFRAID OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST!

    I hope you don't mind me snagging this to share with others, it's so full of the truth and power! Thanks for sharing!

    BTW, this just brings me back to the song that my mom used to always sing to me when I was a little girl, to help me fall to sleep...

    There's Just Something About That Name

    Jesus, Jesus, Jesus;
    There's just something about that name!
    Master, Savior, Jesus,
    Like the fragrance after the rain;
    Jesus, Jesus, Jesus,
    Let all heaven and earth proclaim;
    Kings and kingdoms will all pass away,
    But there's something about that name!
    3988 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/11/2009 6:22:29 PM
    The sweetest Name. Very good questions. Thank you,
    3997 days ago
    The way, the truth, the life...

    I'm with ya' sister. See ya' there!
    4001 days ago
    Amen, Carol. Amen. Jesus was an "other" who lived for serving and protecting the meek, the broken, the lost, those without a voice. If we don't follow in His footsteps, and only choose who should receive our love and good graces, we are no better than the hypocrites who condemned Him. Beautiful post. You are awesome to proclaim the Truth as you do.
    4003 days ago
    I'm so thankful He loved me enough to do all that! I'm so thankful I know Him! I'm so thankful I live every day with Him!
    Thanks Carol!
    Love you!

    4004 days ago
    Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful, my friend and sister in Christ! emoticon
    4005 days ago
    Ahhhh, Griff, PREACH it, sister!! There is NO other name whereby man can be saved. There's no way to add a link here, so this will get truncated. Just paste it into your address bar in successive pieces. Or do a search for "No Sweeter Name Kari Jobe With Lyrics"

    4005 days ago
    You said it, Sister! Amen!
    4005 days ago
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