My Father, Who Is In Heaven


He came for the sick

He came for the sick

When I pray this, I am addressing my heavenly father and my earthly father. It has become so personal to me and I have a picture of my father whenever I come before my heavenly father.

The longing in my heart is to see him again and to bring honor to him. I see all the little details of my life, woven together to form the fabric of my story. The purpose of my life. Defined by God, before my birth. It has taken me a while to see the calling and the plan. But I know that all of this pain is bringing me to the final conclusion. His promises are, “that all these things will work together for my good.”

I know that when we surrender our lives to Christ, we have been ransomed from the grave. I was bought with His blood. My life no longer belongs to me. But He is at work in me and through me.

I don’t represent myself on this earth, but Him. So though “I am in this world, I am not of this world”. I cannot be purchased by the material, since I’ve already been purchased by something which is more valuable than anything in this world. His blood.

Because of this, I don’t desire to have recognition or wealth. My desire is to fulfill His will for my life. This means to honor my father, even in his grave. Yes, I’ve screwed up many times. I’ve had my heart breaks and tantrums. I’ve screamed at my heavenly Father, “take this away! I don’t want it!” I’ve told Him, like the Israelites, “I was better off in Egypt.” The pain of these experiences have left me feeling abandoned and rejected. So much sorrow, that I can relate to His experience on the cross. I understand that cry of anguish, “Daddy, where are you? Why have you left me?” Sure, maybe Christ didn’t use this vernacular, but the meaning was the same.

My dad was a man who had faithfully served his country and his company. In the end of his tormented life, he was robbed by both. The only joy he had left was his job and his family. Now it had abruptly come to an end, by his own hand.

I certainly couldn’t find any good which could come from this. But then again, when most people looked to the cross and our Lord’s crucifixion, I’m sure they thought the same. I’m sure that at the time, His disciples looked to His death as the end. That Satan’s plan had succeeded. But the end is only for those who have no hope.

This was really the beginning. Our Lord told us that this is His very name. “The Alpha and Omega-The Beginning and the End.” Yes, now I am starting to understand how profound this message really is to mankind.

First, I had to go through these trials to comprehend the depth of His love for all of us. I had to let go of fear and pain and learn to trust My Father. He reminded me that, Christ did not come into this world to condemn us, but that through Him, we might be saved.”

Saved from what? Well, if I rounded up everyone who had brought harm to my earthly father and brought about this suffering, there wouldn’t be a prison big enough to contain them. As the heart of man is full of corruption, what purpose does prison serve? Besides being a drain on taxpayers, it only makes criminals worse.

No, our Lord told us that, “we are anointed to set the captives free.” But this is not by the laws of man. The law does not make one free. As Paul so eloquently stated in scripture, “Until the law was given, I had no desire to sin.”

As I pursued lawyer after lawyer. One law enforcement official after another, to bring justice, I realize that man cannot offer the justice I seek. “One man cannot give his life for another.” This is not going to bring honor to my father or peace to him. Because we are in a corrupt world, our whole system is designed to reward criminals and punish the innocent. It is contrary to our God.

Our Lords plan is always redemptive. His life for ours. He told us, “that the punishment that was meant to bring us peace, was upon Him.”  This is not restoration, or reformation. These things are temporary and without power. But it is regeneration, which only comes by the power of the Holy Spirit of God. The same breath that our Lord breathed into Adam. This is only accessed through our true repentance and the acknowledgement of His sacrifice.

So I pray to my heavenly father, “That His will be done, on this earth as it is in heaven.” As I do this I believe I am bringing honor to my earthly father, and in due time, my Lord will bring forth a harvest.

So, with this in mind, I step out in faith. I allow Him to direct me in the plan. I pray that “He would open doors which no man can shut, and close doors that no man can open.” All with the complete faith that He is drawing the final harvest to a close. I am part of His plan and I am blessed to be His  partner. In the end, whatever it takes, I pray I that I make both of my father’s proud.

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No Time


This is what the Lord keeps speaking to me. Don’t waste your time on those who refuse to hear your message and turn from their ways. It was not meant for their ears.

“Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?  He grew up before him like a tender shoot out of dry ground  He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to Him, nothing in His appearance that we should desire Him.”

You see the message was always hidden, for that reason. The Lord wanted us to seek Him earnestly. He didn’t come in wearing priestly garments with flashy clothes and jewelry. Be careful!

However, the enemy is described as very beautiful. He was the “bright and shining one” The “one who appears as an angel of light” Yes, that’s right, more than likely He will be sitting right next to you at church folding his/her hands with bible and praying earnestly for the needs of others, and oh so righteous, while tearing apart that terrible person that doesn’t come to church cause they are just such a sinner.He will detail the facets of their lives that make them unworthy, forgetting, of course his own shortcomings. They surround themselves with companions who will cover for each other and have thereby managed to deceive themselves. No one will speak the truth in love, lest they offend another. Yes, true conviction means that one doesn’t need to even speak, the Holy Spirit brings the word to a person and shows them. I’ve had new believers come to me and tell me, “”look the Lord showed me this in my life and its sin, I just can’t do this. That before I even mentioned a word. So if you are a person that has been claims to be a believer, and you have obvious sin in your life, you may want to question this. There simply must be a regeneration(born again) experience to qualify this. “Behold the old has passed away, all things have become new!” Otherwise you’re just playing church and it’s just a dead ritual and God will not be mocked. No one wants to follow that.

Each day is a new day and His mercies are new every morning. I  ask the Lord to help me check my spirit. I don’t want to be guilty of this. I have always had a heart for the lost and felt most comfortable outside the walls of these places. This is what the Lord reminds me of. That this is where His heart is also. And as long as I keep my focus, I will keep my heart soft. I’m reminded of the story in scripture when the Pharisee was praying in the temple and thanking God that he was “not like that heathen over there, as he looked with contempt at the man praying a short distance away from him.” Of course, the Pharisee was all decked out and this man was a sinner, in his eyes, since he was a teacher of the law, he felt he was just unable to compare. Oh, how Satan deceives us.

I cannot reiterate this enough, the true church exists outside of a building. It is hidden in the body of true believers and cannot be torn apart. It comes in th form of obedience to His word. Nothing can stand against it. The gates of hell shall not prevail against the true church of Jesus Christ!

Although they try the false church tries to understand, but they cannot. They haven’t been regenerated, as I stated earlier. The rail against what they do not understand, and try to hurt the messenger. The Lord tells us not to cast our pearls before swine, because the absence of the Holy Spirit inside, gives them an anger and no conviction of sin. This is why we pray. Only the Lord knows who will receive Him and who will not.

There is a battle raging in these last days and the true church is taking a stand. What is false will fall. Only Gods Word will remain. He is the root that springs out of dry ground!!!! And his Word is the Water that is needed to make it grow!