Reminder of God’s Grace Revealed through His Compassion and Love

 

“Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying,

Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God to Jerusalem, “Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.  As for your birth, on the day you were born your navel cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water for cleansing; you were not rubbed with salt or even wrapped in cloths.  No eye looked with pity on you to do any of these things for you, to have compassion on you.  Rather you were thrown out into the open field, for you were abhorred on the day you were born.

“When I passed by you and saw you squirming in your blood, I said to you while you were in your blood, ‘Live!’  Yes, I said to you while you were in your blood, ‘Live!’  

I made you numerous like plants of the field.  Then you grew up, became tall and reached the age for fine ornaments; your breasts were formed and your hair had grown. Yet you were naked and bare.

“Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness.  I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine,” declares the Lord God.  

“Then I bathed you with water, washed off your blood from you and anointed you with oil.  I also clothed you with embroidered cloth and put sandals of porpoise skin on your feet; and I wrapped you with fine linen and covered you with silk.  

I adorned you with ornaments, put bracelets on your hands and a necklace around your neck.  I also put a ring in your nostril, earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.  Thus you were adorned with gold and silver, and your dress was of fine linen, silk and embroidered cloth.

You ate fine flour, honey and oil; so you were exceedingly beautiful and advanced to royalty.  Then your fame went forth among the nations on account of your beauty, for it was perfect because of My splendor which I bestowed on you,” declares the Lord God.”

Ezekiel 16: 1-14

 

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Lewd Adulteries and Lust…

 

And the LORD said…

“As for your adulteries and your lustful neighing, the lewdness of your prostitution
on the hills and in the field, I have seen your abominations.

Woe to you. . .How long will you remain unclean?”

Jeremiah 13:27

A Dire Warning to Demoralcrats

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When you look at the above picture, what do you see?  

A dirty kid?  

Filthy?  Sullen?  Stunned?  Dismayed?  Lost?  

When I look at the above picture I imagine the souls and emotional state of every person around the world, and I imagine they all must appear very much like that picture in the eyes of a compassionate God.

Growing up in the 1970’s and 1980’s was difficult enough, but now. . . I can’t imagine being a kid in this pathetic basackwards society and having to try and decipher the truth from all the lies being spread by pathetic people who wouldn’t know the truth if it were branded on their butt with a nail gun.

There was a time when tattoo parlors, body-piercing places and sex-toy shops were only found in the “rough” parts of town.  They were only found in the dark, dingy back-alleys of society where filth and disease were common place.  These establishments had a stigma that only criminals and pathetic classes of society were their clientele and if you frequented one of these places you were considered to be a delinquent, lawless, a miscreant.

Also, let us not forget that not that long ago the idea of men sleeping with men and women sleeping with women was also considered disgusting in the minds of humanity.  

To have one of these ‘relationships’ a person had to find a seedy establishment in the dark, dingy back-alley of society where those who were like-minded would frequent.  These establishments were also considered to be covered in filth and disease.  Only visited by those who dared to choose a life of disgust and demonic decay.

There was a time when illegal drug use was considered a horrible thing.  If someone wanted to buy or sell drugs they had to go into the dark, dingy, filthy parts of town to find an establishment where like-minded people would do it.  It wasn’t mainstream like it is today where state and local governments are making it legal to setup literal drug stores on every corner.

And while were at it, let’s mention Gambling.

This ‘money making’ scam has been brought to the lime-light every election since Warren G Harding.  It’s a criminal activity that was once committed in the dark, dingy, back rooms of seedy places like tattoo parlors, bars and brothels.  Filthy places where like-minded drunks, addicts and sexual perverts would hang out.

If you were to frequent one of these establishments you were considered lawless, a malefactor, a hoodlum.  

But today…

Today, these establishments are no longer constrained to the dingy, murky back-alleys.  These places are within a stone’s throw of every home and school.  Heck, it’s impossible to drive five miles from your home without seeing one of these establishments on a local street corner or their advertisements on a billboard hanging high in the air for all to see.  It’s common place for all of society to frequent these places without ever considering the consequences.

Furthermore, men sleeping with men and women sleeping with women, thumbing their noses at what is deemed to be righteous behavior…NOT in the sight of man, but God…and giving up their natural functions for what is unnatural.  Living unholy lives without care to how degrading their choice is to the human soul or the rest of humanity as a whole.

Matter of fact, the so-called acceptance of this kind of behavior by society…democrats especially…has led to girls being girls unless they decide at some point they want to be a boy, at that point of self-revelation they think they are ‘boys’ even though they don’t possess a penis or testicles and will never be able to produce sperm.

Of course, they are only a ‘boy’ in their own minds until they decide to change their minds and want to be girls again, in which case no one actually knows what they are so to make it “easier” society…democrats especially…decide to do away with gender pronouns that have existed since creation began…

Likewise, it’s the same with boys who suddenly think they are girls and decide to announce their new gender to the world which somehow instantly converts them to the female gender.

However, these newly proclaimed ‘girls’ are still boys because they have a penis and testicles which never allows them to have a menstrual cycle; and they never will have a menstrual cycle because they don’t have ovaries to produce an ovum every month, but they still want to be known as girls even though basic biology clearly states that they are boys . . .

Therefore, society…democrats especially…oblige, and trying to be what they deem to be “compassionate”, make the decision to do away with gender pronouns that have existed since creation began…

Sex shops, tattoo parlors, illegal drugs, bars and casinos…all with only one commonality . . . They are all choices that can be addictive to the human soul, and each one has been discussed in every town, every legislature, to be made ‘legal’ for various reasons.  Most of all…tax revenue.    

Quite pathetically, many cattle who read this won’t see the addictive commonality of all the things I’ve listed.  Instead, they’ll only read the negative connotations that I included with each of the above choices, and quite possibly, chastise me for labeling these things as being evil and degrading to the morality of society. 

This has been made prevalent in our society by the degrading passions that are put on parade by none other than the democratic party.  Of which I now refer to as, “Demoralcrats”. 

They believe that freedom is living in bondage to the very thing that is addictive.  To give in to the demonic is somehow liberating.  So…they create laws to make that which was once illegal…legal.  However, making legal what was once illegal is saying that what is evil should be good and what is good should be evil.

There is a stern, dire warning against such behavior that is found in the Bible.  A book that most demoralcrats misquote and misrepresent.

“Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!”  (Isa. 5:20)

And that isn’t the only warning that passage contains…

“Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field, Until there is no more room, So that you have to live alone in the midst of the land!” — (vs. 8)

“Woe to those who rise early in the morning that they may pursue strong drink, Who stay up late in the evening that wine may inflame them!  Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LordNor do they consider the work of His hands.” —  (vs. 11-12)

“Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood, And sin as if with cart ropes; Who say, “Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near And come to pass, that we may know it!”  — (vs. 18-19)

Also, each woe that is mentioned here comes with a promise of judgement from God for their disobedience to His laws.  And though you may believe that judgement isn’t a righteous act…God would disagree with you…   

“But the Lord of hosts will be exalted in judgment, and the holy God will show Himself holy in righteousness.” — (vs. 16)

To not take heed to the dire warnings of a Holy and Righteous God is bringing folly upon not just your own head, but the heads of all your family. For God is not mocked, whatever a man sows he shall also reap.  If seeds to flesh, the corruption of the flesh; but if seeds to the Holy Spirit, eternal life.  

You don’t make the rules people.  God does.  He always has.  He always will.  

I’m only a messenger.  Appointed as a watchman by God to deliver a message of warning and hope to you and your family.  

That if you turn from your wicked ways and seek Him with all your heart, all your mind, all your strength and all your soul; and repent of your sins by confessing with a humble and contrite heart…God will hear you from Heaven and show compassion to you.  He will forgive you, and you will sow seeds to the Holy Spirit which profit you life everlasting.  For He is a God that delights in executing lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on the whole earth.  

Likewise, if you refuse to hear His words of hope and refuse to act upon them by repenting of your sins and turning away from them for good, you will suffer the punishment that is due you for acting out against a Holy God.  Your rebellion will be sowing seeds to the flesh which will reap a harvest of corruption and ultimately, death.  Separated from God for all eternity.  

No matter what you’ve done in life…no matter how many times you think God can’t or won’t forgive your past…believe me, He will.  But you have to come to Him, HIS way…not yours.  

Lay aside the flesh, and give your life to God by seeking His only begotten Son, Jesus.  Who died on a cross to save all of humanity of their sins.   

Ask the Father to reveal His Son to you…and when He does, don’t deny Him.  Trust in Him. Accept Him.  He’ll make your way straight. He’ll clean you up, dress you in festal robes and put His signet ring on your finger.  You will be His everlasting possession.  

A trophy of His Grace, His Power, His Love.  

So, if you’re gonna be a follower, choose to follow the One who can lead you to eternal life and stop following the ways of the demoralcrats.  Their pathetic way only leads to death, even though they make it appear that it leads to life.  Never forget that the devil disguises himself as an angel of light.  

Don’t be deceived. 

 

 

Pathetic Promotionals

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I gotta tell ya, I’m really sick and tired of listening to christian radio or watching christian television broadcasts and having 15 minute sermonettes with 15 minute smatterings of book/travel/CD/video promotions.

I remember when christian radio programs were about bible teaching and how to live your life as a dedicated follower of the LORD Jesus, not promotional mediums to sell some fluff-n-stuff that a long-winded pastor wrote while taking an extended vacation to the Holy Land with their devoted supporters.

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Radio has been around for many years and with it, the introduction of marketing and promotions.  However, since the introduction of television and the internet, pastors and churches are able to reach more homes in less time.  This has resulted in pastors hiring marketeers who now use as much pathetic mainstream media to promote the many works of the person behind the pulpit as well as other frivolous items they deem ethical enough to show the world how ‘devoted’ a person is to the LORD Jesus.  

Marketing ploys have become more elaborate and devious in recent years.  This is done to entice a broader audience into buying something that is pathetically worthless in value, but since preaching is now a place of great profit for the highly educated pastor, it’s a great place to sell goods and services or to promote a creation that will never actually prove to the world how ‘godly’ a person really is.   

Quite pathetically, those in the marketing business know how to manipulate the masses of cattle who tend to be really good followers.  They cloak their messages around churchian phrases that are misleading to the unsuspecting.

Pathetically, the church has become a place for self-promotion, self-glorification, self-approval and self-satisfaction.

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PUH – THA – TIC!!!! 

Have we forgotten the words of the LORD Jesus?  Have we become so dull in our hearing, dull in our learning, dull in our service to the God of Heaven that we don’t know when we’re being duped or misled?

As Jesus was quoted in Mark 11:17 saying:  “And He began to teach and say to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a robbersden.”

Or when the LORD Jesus spoke these words to Isaiah the prophet: “Even those I will bring to My holy mountain And make them joyful in My house of prayer.  Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will be acceptable on My altar; For My house will be called a house of prayer for all the peoples. – Isaiah 56:7

By marketing the books and plates and clothes and trips, the house God that was built to be a house of PRAYER has been converted by humans to be a robber’s den!  

A den of thieves!!!!

Sadly, the people of this world have fallen away to serve another God that is not the God of Heaven.  They serve want and gluttony, pride and arrogance, hopelessness and despair, but they do so to their own folly“…and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. (Heb. 5:11)”

How utterly disappointing that the church has become so very, very commercialized that they have resorted to pathetic promotions and turned the house of God…a house of PRAYER…into a robber’s den.  

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“If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  – Joshua 24:15

 

 

 

Unwelcome

A friend of mine told me that they found a squirrel tail in their yard the other day.

No squirrel, just the tail.

They also told me that there’s a fox roaming around their neighborhood and foxes eat squirrels, so they believe the tail was from a squirrel that the fox had eaten.  

Did you know that foxes make a den to live in?  Basically, it’s a hole in the ground.  Unlike squirrels who, like birds, make a nest in trees.

That provides an interesting segue here.  

“Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”   

That verse has always puzzled me.  That was until a few days ago when God opened my eyes to see that the statement had dual meanings.  A simple meaning and a deeper meaning.     

When God opened my eyes to the deeper meaning of the statement, I realized just how sad and depressing it really is.

For a little backstory, that statement is in response to a Scribe who told Jesus that he would follow Him wherever He went, but Jesus being Jesus gave him a reply that was more profound and round about than it was direct.  If you want to read it, the dialogue can be found in Matthew 8:18-20.  

The basic meaning of Jesus’ words meant to convey that if the Scribe was truly honest in wanting to follow Jesus wherever He went, then he best be prepared to never rest until the work is complete and that there was no fancy mansions or dwelling places of convenience along the journey.  

However, the deeper meaning to that statement is this: “Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests” means that those creatures have a shelter.  A place to reside.  A place they are welcome.  A place they call ‘home’.

And the meaning of “…but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head” is that Jesus has no shelter.  No place to reside.  No place He was welcome.  No place to call ‘home’.  

Not even in the hearts of those He came to heal, rescue, save. . . love.

It’s recorded in the book of John that ‘therefore the Jews were grumbling about Him, because He said, “I am the bread that came down out of heaven.”’  And after Jesus told them that anyone who would eat His flesh and drink his blood would have eternal life, the people argued with one another saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”

And as a result of Him saying no one can come to Jesus unless the Father grants it, many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore.  (John 6:52-66)

He was rejected.  God was rejected.  

“…but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.” 

Jesus offered them the way to salvation that His Father prepared before all creation ever came into existence, but they rejected God’s gift.  

The world didn’t want God’s way because that meant giving up the life they know and allowing Jesus to have complete control.  To hand over the reigns of their lives in complete submission to Jesus, this unknown person, so He could lead them down a narrow path to righteousness and holiness.  

And they rejected the gift.  They rejected Jesus.  

They rejected the true, undefiled love of God the Father.  

“…but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”

The people in today’s world aren’t much different than those people who interacted with Jesus back in the day He walked on the earth.  

See, the world’s idea of Jesus is the devil’s jesus.  A human mortal with no power or authority over anyone or anything.  Who never condemns or disciplines anyone for any wrong doing, no matter how heinous and barbaric the act.  

The world, including those in the church, want a fabricated Jesus, not the real Jesus.  Not the LORD of lords and KING of kings, but a friendly guy who gives us hope and love.  A Jesus who sits down and has a beer or a glass of wine.  Who smokes weed and gets high.  Who doesn’t care how many people you have sex with.  Who lets humans act like complete idiots and fools for six days a week, then forgives all their wrong doing on a Sunday morning because they showed up to sing some 7-11 songs and “fellowship” with like-minded sinners.  (FYI, 7-11 songs are songs that have approximately 7 words which are repeated 11 times.)

And yet, so many of those people who show up on a Sunday morning look up and say the exact same thing the Scribe did in Matthew 8 verse 19.  That “they will follow Jesus wherever He goes.” (sarcasm intended) 

Sadly, even if they hear the answer, they don’t understand Jesus’ reply…  “Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”

They miss the truth in the meaning of that statement.  That the real Jesus, the true Son of God, isn’t welcome in their hearts.  That He’s forbidden to make it His home…

He’s unwelcome.

And that’s pathetic.  

 

 

No More Night…

 

I remember singing this song many years ago and just as it was then, it’s still one of my favorites.  

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

🙂    

Title: No More Night

Sung by: Christian Edition

Published on Jan 5, 2014 — Christian Edition singing No More Night at the 3ABN Studio.
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