“Once bound and Now Free!”

Life is always on the move. Yet we seem to so readily get stuck in life, don’t we?
I was dead in the trespasses and sins in which I once walked. I was trapped and held captive by something seemingly beyond my means to change.

I followed the course of this world, followed the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh.

There was I carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and by nature among children of wrath, like the rest of mankind; which is what we all are by nature born into.

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with wherewith he loves me, even when I was once dead in trespasses, made me alive together in and through Christ, by whose grace I have been saved from the curse of sin and death that presses on all of mankind.

He raised me up and seated me with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus.

You can as well secure your eternal destiny if you have not yet done so.

In so, for us all, that God in the coming ages might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

For by grace are we thus saved through faith. And this is not our own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

I am here in message and living manuscript; knowing in whom I believe and am kept unto eternity, in faith with keeping with what I speak and in what I walk out.

I am put on display to be read and known of all whosoever that may have or gain an ear to hear and eyes of faith to see the unseen, to discover, embrace, and make known the mystery of the ages; the revealing of Jesus – Yeshua, the Christ, the Saviour of the world, the Lord of heaven and earth. Like you, I am in a body of flesh. Yet I am walking in two worlds at the same time. He knows your name as he knows mine and perhaps you are being drawn to Him, for such a time as this?

This is not about me, my story has become His story. You see I traded in my story and all that “I thought I was” and laid it at the foot of His Cross. I traded in all my sadness, sickness, infirmity and a death sentence for a life that is abundant and free. If you can’t claim similar as your testimony then now is your opportunity to have that turning point in your life that will exceed anything you can ask or think according to the power of His Holy Spirit that is in readiness to do the same work in you.

You may or may not “get” the message, but to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?

Do you dare to believe God? For what are you living? Towards what does your passion drive you? Or have you become passive about life?

God designed us to be passionately on fire and radically in love with life and thus living it to the full. I live to love that I may live fully. What about you?

It seems if your are reading and following this blog then perhaps you’ve joined me in this adventure with God. I so welcome any and all to continue or commence, whatever your case may be. Are you hungry and thirsty for what you know not of yet?

I am here to simply share with you where and how I have and do receive the bread of life. It is His living Word than transforms. You simply participate with God’s plan. What I carry within me is a message for the end time church and it is simply the true gospel that has always been, as Jesus is still the same yesterday, today and forever. This is nothing new yet God declares that He does “a new thing” right now.

Many have lost their way and the Father says it is “time to come home”. God has given me my assignment and I walk it out dying daily to the self that seeks to be in control. May I assist you to walk in victory in Christ so that His reign in your life can get you free? Then I am here for you in whatever way I can be. Please feel free to reach out and respond if what I am sharing speaks to you in any way. Or just keep reading and applying what God gives you. May His peace find it’s way to you and rest upon you.

Looking in Love – to Life

As to why you and I are here, right now; why we meet here on this page is no accident nor is it by mere chance. Seriously it is not about me nor is it about you. It is solely about the One for whom we exist and the reason for all things which make up life as we know it exist. His name is Jesus. I have no other message than the one that illustrates that His death, burial and resurrection set in course the correction and resetting of all history so that all may fully live and not suffer and die under the weight of the burden that rests upon all of humanity. He cancels the curse and cause of all that seeks to stamp out and nullify the reason for living. That is why I am here. Nothing else in life matters. If you miss the heart and matter of the message I bring, then you may be missing your opportunity to the see the One for whom and for the very reason and crux for why you exist in a human body here on this earth.

If your very reason for living, moving and having your being does not point to what Jesus sacrificed, gave and surrendered at the Cross for each and every member of humanity that has and ever shall exist and this includes you, then you are existing in vain. If what you are doing in life does not point to the One who holds every atom and molecule that holds the body together in which you exist, that expresses “you” to this world, then you are wasting and throwing away the greatest of opportunity that can play a vital role in transforming the face of life here on this earth. That may sound like a mouthful of words to you right now; however it expresses my heart in this moment to the best of the ability I can gather and present.

Do you realize how much and to what extent and to what level His love extends to you right now? Only you can answer that. I can’t read your mind. To this message we can be so very blind sometimes and that is because we are born into a nature that is out of alignment with the nature of the One in whose image we are created.

Jesus righted and restored all of that to all of humanity at the Cross. You are either “in Him” or you are not. That choice rests with you. You either know and are growing in that knowledge of Him or you are not. Life is centered in and revolves around that which is Eternal and all else is transient and will perish with your fleshly body and to put it plainly will at some point in time – taste death. You face Eternity and in the end that is all that matters.

God is the source and essence of true love,and any other representation of which may be labeled as love is perhaps a false imitation and of that that which is true, lovely, and of excellent report and worthy of all exception. Jesus is the living illustration of true love in action which is forever is in motion.

What are you living for? If it is all about you or anyone else or anything other than the mission for which for we are all here as a chapter in God’s divine story, then you are wasting away a precious gem and jewel in God’s eyes and you will never achieve lasting fulfillment, satisfaction, joy, achievement of mattering and making an eternal impression upon the imprint of humanity. I’m cutting to the chase to bring this message home to you to where you may actually receive and act upon it.

It is all and solely about Jesus; there is no other in whom we can truly live, move and have our being.

“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.”

“And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent. For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross.” (Colossians 1:15-20 ESV)

Now I rejoice in the sufferings of pain and infirmity that I yet experience in my flesh as the grace and glory of God brings me though which at moments seems excruciating and unbearable; His grace is sufficient every time. Through His sacrifice I am already healed and whole; it takes to manifest, in this life and thereafter. These are truly light afflictions in compares to Him, which do pass and they come and go again and again. These experiences leave an imprint upon my soul and I gladly go through them over and over again in what understanding I gain through them. I see more and more of the One in whom and for which I live; I see Jesus more and more.

I can perhaps share with you how you can get through anything. I have wondered why God allowed me to go through what I have. But my story does not matter. It is not about me. Please don’t ever look at me for the man that I am; please look to Jesus. What I go through is nothing in light of His glory. I will always strive to point you to Him. If you miss out on knowing Him then you totally miss out on life. I am here so you can perhaps be touched by the glory of God, which is His goodness.

If you connect with me at all in any shape or form or through any means, may it be to get a touch or sense of His presence. I have no other agenda, motive or mission in life other than to give you and all others through my expression of life whatever it takes, that you may touch in some way, have a chance to touch the hem of His garment. Any of my accomplishments count for nothing unless they enhance the Kingdom of God; and His righteousness (Jesus). Seek nothing else. Nothing else matters to me. The Kingdom is God is within you and I. Whether we act upon it and make it real in the life we live is left to our choice.

Is there an empty place in your heart or life that feels unmet? May you be found in Him. May you come to rest fully in Him and live fully to express His glory. Let go of the reigns, my friend. You are destined for so much more! His mercies are new in every moment; receive them!

Perfection in Love Fulfills All

How many struggle through life over supposed opinions that they perceive others hold over them? Or why do some dwell on “what was done to them” in their past and get stuck there unable to move forward with life at this moment? Why do we even allow such to matter or hold substance in our thoughts when the only thing that truly matters is that God has already established the foundation for all that is to remain fixed or established in the earth?

“Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have established the earth, and it stands fast. (Psalm 119:89,90 ESV) We have a more sure word of prophecy to speak into our lives.
So to allow one’s past to dictate to them who they are today seems rather foolish does it not? Why hang onto such? Why not place it at the foot of the Cross and let it go. What Jesus did at the Cross already has covered such

Jesus stated that the Kingdom of God already exists within us; a kingdom that cannot be shaken. “Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe” (Hebrews 12:28)

So how is it that we make allowances for the transient to prevail, direct and control our lives when all that matters and shall remain is that which God deems eternal and fixed within His Word?

“See that you do not refuse him who is speaking. For if they did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape if we reject him who warns from heaven. At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.” This phrase, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made—in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain”.

So let me ask you what really matters in your life? Are you allowing “vain imaginations” to “shake you up” in the transient circumstances and to take root? These then become strongholds that will keep you at a stalemate if you allow them to.

People are never your enemy nor are their actions directed toward you to ever determine who they are in your perception. The only response on your or my part is to love them as God loves them and that is without partiality. Forgiveness in love will cover a multitude of instances where we may fail to measure up in one another’s eyes. Love is always a pure choice. It is not a feeling or emotion subject to circumstances. Where it is with held from another, there forms a root of bitterness to take hold and one creates the consequences that follow.

Stand fast therefore in the liberty to which you are called to in Christ. Don’t give in and submit again to a yoke of bondage and slavery.

We can choose to destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, being ready to punish every disobedience that forms in our thoughts “before” it becomes a step that is taken. This is our obedience that makes our life complete. Do you realize what ” a sense of lack is? It is the sense of absence that surfaces where any part of our life is not allowed to be perfected in love. This realization is so simple yet it so readily alludes us, does it not?

Look at what is before your eyes. Live to love that you may fully live; will you thus choose? Love fully “as” you look and “before” you leap. When anyone measures themselves by another or compares themselves with another, they are without understanding. There is only one measuring stick or standard and that being what God has established in the heavens in His Word. This may we walk out fully in the earth.

“See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are”. May each of us choose to walk as a child of God; true to who we are in God’s eyes, as we walk out life with one another.

“Ubi Caritas; where Love and Heart do Meet”

Ubi Caritas, translated; what does this main in clarity and plainness of speech?Where charis of the heart and love are met, there God is in our very midst.
The love of Christ gathers us into one.

Let nothing separate the very communion that beckons and calls us together as one in Christ in this very hour. What shall separate us from the love of Christ? Why nothing can nor ever shall!

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, (2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV)

“Let us exalt Him, and in Him be joyful. Let us in awe and reverence fully embrace and love the living God with a whole heart and with every breath let us magnify His Holy Name. At the sound of His Name every knee bows and every tongue confess He is Lord unto the glory of God the Father.

And from a sincere heart let us love each other (and Him).

Where charity and love are, there God is.

Lest we in mind be divided, let us beware.
Let cease malicious quarrels, let all vain striving in conversation give way to the peace that passes all understanding.
And in the midst of us be Christ Jesus our Lord.

Where charity and love are, there God is.
Together also with the blessed may we see,
Gloriously, His countenance, O Christ Jesus, the exalted One.
A joy which is immense, and also approved beyond what the eye of man may see,
To His glory be. Behold the goodness of God!
Through infinite ages of ages, confirmed in every Word that proceeds out of the mouth of God, the Bread that comes down from heaven and to earth does touch.

What defends this precious jewel of the heart? “The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We tear down arguments, and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. And we will be ready to punish every act of disobedience, as soon as your obedience is complete.
(2 Corinthians 10:5 Berean Study Bible)

To every Promise; for ever and ever, the Amen. This is a new day my friends, a new precedent is being set. We shall be forever changed and nothing shall be the same again. Be prepared to embrace a new mindset based upon the very heart of God.

Where Heaven and Earth Do Meet

A high place between two realities is where we are called of God to stand. It is where the lines for the battle are truly drawn. You may not seem to be able to discern in this moment of just where this is of what I speak. That is okay, just stay or come with me. For it is a place to which we never can say we have arrived at, for it is the very place for which our soul is destined to attain and it is who we are to become and forever aspire to press into. It is in the crushing and the pressing that life brings us that we discover what we are made of.

It is where the presence of God declares to you and I “I’m jealous for you. I long for what is inside of you”. This place between two realities; between the natural and the physical, is where you and I are a manifestation of what happens when heaven and earth meet, when flesh and Holy Spirit meet and what happens when God brings the two together and a shift in the atmosphere takes place; one that we can only but give full sway to. Are you experiencing this right now, this week or perhaps such is merely beginning to unfold within you and you don’t even know where to begin to find the words to even come close to saying “what this is? But you are willing to go with this nevertheless because the Lord is working in us to manifest His glory.

There is a different buoyancy and gravity to which the manner in which we experience life here in such a place, and can be liked unto being in water or soaring on the currents of air high and lofty in the skies where all is much different to what we experience on land. Is this connecting with you right now, what I an describing, is there a witness in your spirit this morning?

We are meant and are drawn to live in two realities simultaneously in every moment with every breath we draw. I believe that “all things are possible for one who believes”. (Mark 9:23b ESV). Do you believe God at His Word?

I’m talking about the realm unseen with the physical senses although the physical senses can come on board by faith and align with and agree with the Word of God and thus cooperate. Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God. This Word is as near as in your mouth and yet you must speak it before it becomes tangible to the senses. Faith and action in tandem is love moving constantly taking “the next step”.

The Spirit of God speaks expressly and continually and hovers over the expanse of the waters in which we live, move and have our being, beckoning our response. This response being cultivated in and drawn by the very love of God, broods over these waters. Being born again from above means being born of water and Spirit; both are essential, experiencing the unseen is being fully surrendered to the Kingdom of God in His righteousness where all things are added unto you. Can you truly declare Jesus as your Beloved and that you are fully His? Answer and ponder this will you, if you can declare that you know this from the depth and core of your very being? You see our believing and our walk turns us on to other realities. Do want to live supernaturally? Then you may. However you must consciously choose and act.

Do not lose heart. “So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.”
(2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV) So I say that we cash in the seen trials and afflictions and invest them into the unseen realm of faith. They have not been presented to defeat or destroy you but rather they afford you the opportunity to move beyond that which is greater than you and in the midst of your greatest of trial, test, infirmity, or weakness is the strength of God made perfect. Greater is “He who lives within you” than He who lives in the world. He who the Son sets free is “free indeed”. “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1 ESV)

You and I cannot afford to be more human than spiritual. The weight of the glory of God demands it. That which we can’t see demands of us to be more spiritual than we naturally want to be. The only way we can live out the heart and mind of God is to be immersed in the depth and dimension of His love and to choose to live in the unseen. The only way to do so is to is to make sure the seen is not overwhelming the unseen. Allow the unseen to dominate your eyes, your mind, your vision and your heart.

As you become and are so set on seeing the unseen, when God comes to you with a vision of an unseen future, you can have the courage to step into it because you have already grown accustomed to living in that way. Get used to living in the unseen. If we want to bring anything at all to the playing field that counts for eternity then we have to believe in what cannot see.

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians 6:12 ESV) Understand from a heavenly perspective. Let this mind be in you that is in Christ Jesus. Your battles are never with people; they are with orchestrated circumstances in the heavenly places unleashed into life and it is your choice as to how to respond to them.

May God restore your determination and fight for the unseen. “But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life. Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. Amen.”

Moreover it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful. Faithful is literally being “filled up in faith” and this comes by way of being filled up with Holy Spirit. My prayer for you is this shall be so. Run well my friends this race, for only the one who finishes is one who wins in the end, and when all is said and done, may you finish well. Take heart and be of good courage; be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Fight for every dream God has given you! Never, ever give up contending for these.

“Be all that you are in Christ to His praise and Glory – Anticipate This”

“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth”. (Colossians 3:1-2 ESV)

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. (Don’t hold on the offenses; release them now; they will only keep you in bondage to the captivity of your thinking. Let the former things go that cannot serve “who you are in Christ”.) Adorn yourself with the beauty of identity that being “in Christ” displays. Cast off the restraints of old identiies.

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. All things are held together in their consistent creation in Christ.

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body.

Be thankful in all things for this is the will of Christ concerning you. As the basis for all of your living, moving and having expression of your being;

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Therefore purpose to live to love to live. “Baruch haba beshem adonai”; I bless you in the name of the Lord. May He bless you and keep you and cause His face to shine upon you and may His Shalom rest upon you.

A New and Living Way; Living to Love

How beautiful, all encompassing and exquisitely fulfilling is the dwelling place, of Your presence O Lord of hosts! Can the words that form within me even begin to express the magnitude of joy that arises in this moment? A moment that exceeds the very confines of time and spaces therein as I have known them.

Who among man can even begin to encapsulate, let alone fathom the depths of your love? As the heart of your servant David entered such place, so have you made the way to enter Your gates with thanksgiving and Your courts with praise for all Your sons and daughters! By the new and living way that Jesus, Yeshua Hamashiach, opened for us through rending of the curtain or veil that prevailed over the heart, through his flesh, by way of the Cross.

And the Holy Spirit also bears witness to us; for after saying, “This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, declares the Lord; I will put my laws on their hearts, and write them on their minds,” then he adds, “I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.” (Hebrews 10: 15-17 ESV)

My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah.

Blessed are those whose strength is in you, in whose heart are the highways to Zion. As they go through the Valley of Baca, weeping, they make it a place of springs;
the early rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; each one appears before God in Zion.

“When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter,and our tongue with shouts of joy;

Then they said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.”
The Lord has done great things for us we are glad.

Restore our fortunes, O Lord,like streams in the desert places!

Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy!
He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing,
shall come home with shouts of joy, bringing his sheaves with him”. (Psalm 126)

“For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.
I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor.

No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly. O Lord of hosts,
blessed is the one who trusts in you!

So let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful”. (Psalm 84:10-12 ESV)

Let us sing unto the Lord a new song. Let us make sing and make a new melody in our hearts with each other through the lives we live; as unto the Lord. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to come together, and let us break bread and share from house to house.
May we encourage one another, and all the more as may we see the Day drawing near. The Day of the Lord is at hand. Does not His heart beckon and call unto us once again? Do not the hearts of many of us burn as we hear his voice? Yes, as we walk along the way, allow for the response will you? He awaits!

“And we have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts,” (2 Peter 1:19 ESV)

As the Lord Jesus said; “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13:34-35)

“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! I bless you from the house of the LORD.” In His presence dwell. “The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.”