Friday, September 17, 2021

FOLLOWING SPIRIT's INSTRUCTIONS

 


Isaiah 30:21

King James Version

21 And thine ears 

shall hear a word behind thee, 

saying, 

This is the way, 

walk ye in it, 

when ye turn to the right hand, 

and when ye turn to the left.


Woke up early this morning.

Thanking JESUS, for being in my life.

And thanking the HOLY SPIRIT, for teaching me.

Saying, I will follow ALL His INSTRUCTIONS.

Then those words became THE very instruction:

"FOLLOWING SPIRIT's INSTRUCTIONS"


Which is the blog post for today.

For SPIRIT always chooses the TONE, THEME, and TITLE, of every post.

Consider this a road map, a travel guide, a guide book, to traveling with SPIRIT.

God gave us enough chances to travel on earth.

This time, we need His GUIDE MAP, and travel with His SPIRIT.

For, SPIRIT is the GUIDE of ALL.

Tasked to teach about JESUS.

Tasked to speak the words of GOD.

Tasked to tell us of things to come.

So, I knew this article had to be written swiftly.

When you work for SPIRIT, everything is NOW.

For the LORD JESUS can come any time GOD decides, gathering His faithful up in the air.

As such, we have to be ready.

We have to be GOD's.

We have to be spotless.

How to be spotless?

FOLLOW SPIRIT.

Spirit will show you how.

I had been following SPIRIT for two years now.

Night and day.

Non-stop.

The result?

BLOOKS.

Blogs and books.

Thirty-one blogs.

Twenty-four books.

Hundreds of posts.

ALL on GOD.

ALL on JESUS.

ALL on the HOLY SPIRIT.

The TRIUNE GOD.

All magnificent instructions from SPIRIT.

How to live our life.

How to praise God.

How to love God.

How to love each other.

How to prepare for the LORD's coming.

In born-again circles, that event's called the RAPTURE.

Where JESUS has His faithful meet Him up in the air.

Any moment GOD decides on.

GOD is a SPIRIT.

He doesn't have mass.

He's not governed by time.

He is LORD of ALL.

So, any moment, whatever He calls "fullness of time", could be the moment He decides, "ENOUGH of man's foolishness!"

"I need to send my SON now."


And end the suffering of His faithful.

After which, the GREATEST suffering will come.

But, by then, the faithful are with JESUS.

The rebellious remainder?

Sad to say, they will have to face the terrible Tribulation.

Unbelievers challenge the authority of God.

Either they don't believe in God.

Or they believe in too many gods.

It's always the extreme.

Rebelling openly.

Openly defying God.

Sinning, in full awareness.

And causing their brothers, and sisters, to sin.

Causing the destruction of self, and others.


BELIEVERS travel the path of CHRIST.

Having COMPLETE FAITH in what JESUS said:

John 14:6

King James Version

6 Jesus saith unto him, 

I am the way, 

the truth, 

and the life: 

no man cometh unto the Father, 

but by me.


THERE is NO defying GOD.

GOD is all there is.

The CREATOR is IT.

He is the WORD.

John 1:1

King James Version

1 In the beginning was the Word, 

and the Word was with God, 

and the Word was God.


In FOUR WORDS, He brought on LIGHT.

Genesis 1:3

King James Version

3 And God said, 

Let there be light

and there was light.


When God became man -- through JESUS -- He became THAT LIGHT.

John 8:12

King James Version

12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, 

saying, 

I am the light of the world: 

he that followeth me 

shall not walk in darkness, 

but shall have the light of life.


SPIRIT is the GUIDE.

JESUS is the LIGHT.

GOD is the DESTINATION.

How can we be ever lost now?

All has been made clear.

The path is clear.

The way is clear.

The TRIUNE GOD gave us all the help we need.

But are there takers?

A gift that no one's paying attention to?

Until the last minute?

Still caught up in senseless things?

Thinking still clouded?

We really are of a different god, if we continue being that way.


Only by GOD's GRACE do we continue to exist.

We are foolish, foolish humans.

Thinking we know it all.

When in truth?

We know not what we do.

The LORD JESUS said that at the CROSS.

Luke 23:34

King James Version

34 Then said Jesus, 

Father, 

forgive them; 

for they know not what they do

And they parted his raiment, 

and cast lots.


And we're still at it.

Thinking we're right.

When we've already been given LESSONS by JESUS.

And when the LORD ascended to heaven to be with the FATHER, He prayed for SPIRIT to be sent by GOD.

John 14:16

King James Version

16 And I will pray the Father, 

and he shall give you another Comforter, 

that he may abide with you for ever;


SPIRIT is a GIFT from GOD.

Acts 2:38

King James Version

38 Then Peter said unto them, 

Repent, 

and be baptized every one of you 

in the name of Jesus Christ 

for the remission of sins, 

and ye shall receive the gift 

of the Holy Ghost.


SPIRIT instructs us on ALL THINGS JESUS.

He did not leave us orphaned.

JESUS gave us the HOLY SPIRIT.

So, we could remember His INSTRUCTIONS.

John 14:26

King James Version

26 But the Comforter, 

which is the Holy Ghost, 

whom the Father will send in my name, 

he shall teach you all things, 

and bring all things to your remembrance, 

whatsoever I have said unto you.


The LORD's GOSPEL is simple.

1 Corinthians 15:3-4

King James Version

3 For I delivered unto you first of all 

that which I also received, 

how that Christ died for our sins 

according to the scriptures;

4 And that he was buried, 

and that he rose again the third day 

according to the scriptures:


CHRIST died.

CHRIST was buried.

CHRIST rose again, on the third day.

That's the GOSPEL of JESUS CHRIST.

In a nutshell.

The PROMISE of the RESURRECTION.

Which believers would partake from.

When JESUS comes for the dead, believers will be resurrected, too.

So, ALL await the LORD's return.

The dead shall rise first.

1 Thessalonians 4:16

King James Version

16 For the Lord himself 

shall descend from heaven 

with a shout, 

with the voice of the archangel, 

and with the trump of God: 

and the dead in Christ shall rise first:


And we, the living faithful, will meet meet them up in the air, too.

1 Thessalonians 4:17

King James Version

17 Then we which are alive and remain 

shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, 

to meet the Lord in the air: 

and so shall we ever be with the Lord.


That was the LORD's promise.

For the child-like heart, it's easy to understand.

We have imaginative minds.

And we like cool stuff.

No one could be cooler than JESUS.

It's exciting to SERVE the LORD.

No work on earth can match that.

EVER.

For the BIBLE tells us many wonderful stories.

About past, present, and future.

Of how GOD LOVES OBEDIENCE.

And how He punishes iniquity.

And yet, in His MERCY, He continues to love us.

So much so, He sent His SON, that believers may have everlasting life.

John 3:16

King James Version

16 For God so loved the world, 

that he gave his only begotten Son, 

that whosoever believeth in him 

should not perish, 

but have everlasting life.


But if we're of our father, the devil, we will defy such rules.

And even scoff, at such promises.

Thinking we know better.

But a born again knows better.

We OBEY the LORD.

Who could know better the world?

Who could know better JESUS?

Who could know better us?

Who could know better the enemy?

Who could know better what's going to happen?

It's ALL on the BIBLE.

Start opening your hearts to the LORD.

SEEK Him, with ALL your heart.

Jeremiah 29:13

King James Version

13 And ye shall seek me, 

and find me, 

when ye shall search for me 

with all your heart.


TURN from your ways.

He is the only DIRECTION you need to take.

TAKE the PATH JESUS paved for us.

BACK to the FATHER.

He showed us how.

Mark 12:30

King James Version

30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God 

with all thy heart, 

and with all thy soul, 

and with all thy mind, 

and with all thy strength: 

this is the first commandment.


It's easy.

TURN from sin.

Sin NO MORE.

A born-again kid finds that easy.

For when GOD's SPIRIT is in you, it becomes AUTOMATIC.

You refuse to sin anymore.

Hebrews 10:26

King James Version

26 For if we sin wilfully 

after that we have received 

the knowledge of the truth, 

there remaineth no more sacrifice 

for sins,


You take on the LIGHT of CHRIST.

You become GOD's OWN.

Is that so difficult?

It's the EASIEST thing to do.

For if GOD is in your heart, His SPIRIT in your soul, with JESUS in your mind, it's AUTOMATIC.

You don't want to be like the world anymore.

You begin to wake up.

You begin to follow JESUS.

You begin to believe in His teachings.

You begin to WALK with SPIRIT.

Who will definitely SHOW you the WAY.

It's always BACK to GOD.

It's not back to the future.

It's BACK to GOD.

For God is the ALPHA.

And the OMEGA.

SPIRIT and I have written all that before.

And it's ALL on SCRIPTURE.

SCRIPTURE is our TRAVEL MAP.

Our guide book.

SPIRIT is the GUIDE.

SCRIPTURE is the GUIDE BOOK.

So, we can refer to SPIRIT's teachings ANY TIME we wish.

We will never be lost again.

We remain TRUE NORTH.

BACK to GOD.

Why?

Would you rather head south?

Where you'll be soulless?

A cog in the wheel?

A slave?

GOD already took us out of slavery.

He took death out of us, through His SON, JESUS.

Why go back?

Crazy, crazy you.

I woke up on time.

For I sought GOD -- all my life.

HE showed up when I raised the white flag.

TOTAL SURRENDER.

What GOD waits for.

TOTAL SURRENDER.

I became His.

And we've walked many, beautiful paths.

He leads.

I follow.

It's the ONLY JOURNEY to take.

Sin is ugly.

JESUS is BEAUTIFUL.

I remain TRUE NORTH.

How about you?


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