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Subject: The Horizon of A Fresh Start

Forum: The Horizon of A Fresh Start
And He that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And He said unto me, Write: for these words and true and faithful.” Revelation 21:5

Think about this: you are about to finish another year and step into a new one. By your estimation, it may have been a great year or it may have been one full of challenges and one that you would like to forget. Regardless of where you fit, you are on the horizon of a fresh start. There are new things in store: new victories, new challenges, new things to master, new things to experience and new glories to bring to God. I realize that our Scripture for today speaks of the New Heaven and the New Earth. However, in principle we must realize that we serve a Father Who desires freshness for His children (kainos, the Greek word used for new means fresh). We are the new creation. His mercies are new every morning. We are to put on the new man. We have been given a new commandment, so on and so forth. Glean from the past and learn from it, but afterward fix your meditation on what is ahead-on the horizon-for the Father has so many new things for us to look forward to. Anticipate the goodness of God in this year that is on the horizon. Hallelujah!!!!!

Subject: Don’t Even Be Moved

Forum: Don’t Even Be Moved
“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24

“None of these things move me.” What a testimony! As a matter of fact, it is the testimony that the Father wants every one of His children to have. He desires that our lives be so vitally in union with Him that no matter what happens, yes that’s right, no matter what happens in this natural realm, none of those things can cause us to be shaken or lose our focus on eternal things. Our fellowship with the Father based on the finished work of Christ is the key to this kind of life and testimony. When a life is wrapped up in the Father in this manner, eternal things become more real than anything in the natural realm. As a result, one finds out his or her God-given purpose for living and how to walk in that purpose and finish it with joy. When a man or woman in Christ makes this kind of living connection with the Father, there is absolutely nothing that satan can do with that Believer. You see my brothers and sisters satan does all that he can to manipulate the circumstances in this natural realm. It is his “trump card.” Whenever he wants to throw a Christian off course, he begins to stir up natural physical disturbances. It is a key to his operation against you, because he knows in most cases, Believer’s are going to be moved by the things that affect their senses. So, if you can ever arrive at that point in your fellowship with the Father that the things of the kingdom mean more to you than the things of this natural realm, satan will have no means of being able to manipulate you. It may not seem easy or even logical to most people to pursue this, but it is God’s challenge to us.

Subject: Trust In The Lord, Not Man

Forum: Trust In The Lord, Not Man
Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like the heat in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited. Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.” Jeremiah 17:5-8

Trusting in man instead of the Lord is an exercise in futility. Not only that, it is displeasing to the Lord and opens one up to cursing and disappointment. You may face some situations in which it seems as though God’s help is too slow and it seems better to trust in man or the arm of the flesh. Don’t be deceived; keep your trust in the Lord and do it from the heart.

Subject: Don’t Let Your Love Grow Cold

Forum: Don’t Let Your Love Grow Cold
“And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.” Matthew 24:12

The Scripture teaches us that there will be an abundance of wickedness in the last days. During this time a Believer will have to be on his guard against allowing his love to grow cold. This is very subtle. It can be compared to erosion. Over a period of time, because of periodical run off of water on the land, the soil in a particular place is just not what it once was. Some of it is gone. One day, one looks at the land and wonders what happened to it. It seems as if it just disappeared. However, it had been happening for a long time. Over the course of time if a Believer doesn’t watch out, he can, by seeing constant sin and lawlessness, have his love grow cold. When sin abounds and many let go of righteous standards and the Believer watches these actions of others (especially if he sees a lot of it in the church) instead of the Word, He can begin to become cold and indifferent regarding his own love walk. The key to keeping this from happening is to keep one’s eyes on the Word and maintain commitment to the Word, regardless of what anyone else is doing. Keep practicing loving others. Continue to practice forgiveness. Keep the flow of giving constant. Abound in well-doing and purpose not to grow weary. Committing to these things will keep your love from growing cold

I just want to thank all of you for support, but please keep in mind that I too am here to prayerfully gain financial support for college. Your votes would also be appreciated, I will never stop posting the word of God for that is my main focus and I love speaking on the Word, I'm not just at reader of the Word, but a faithful doer of the Word of God to the best of my ability. Please pray for me as I continue to pray for each and everyone of you.

Subject: Re: Walk It Out

Forum: Walk It Out
I just want to thank all of you for support, but please keep in mind that I too am here to prayerfully gain financial support for college. Your votes would also be appreciated, I will never stop posting the word of God for that is my main focus and I love speaking on the Word, I'm not just at reader of the Word, but a faithful doer of the Word of God to the best of my ability. Please pray for me as I continue to pray for each and everyone of you.

Subject: Walk It Out

Forum: Walk It Out
“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”

Every Believer would love to be in position in life in which he or she is “perfect and entire, lacking nothing.” However, it doesn’t seem as though as many are willing to pay the price to get to that point. This is the goal at the end of every test and trial in Christian life. Endurance, steadfastness and constancy are necessary elements in one’s life when facing a test or trial. These are qualities that help you to maintain a Godly pattern of living so that you can get to the other side of the test and trial in victory, experiencing nothing less than the resurrection of Jesus Christ has made available. It won’t seem easy at first. As a matter of fact, it will be very uncomfortable. But you have to learn to walk it out, all the while keeping your attention on the promise of God in the Word and not being willing to accept defeat. Make it a point in your life not to run away from a test or trial; don’t quit on the promise of the Word. Determine to walk it out and what God has spoken has to come to pass in your life.

Subject: Sever The Ties

Forum: Sever The Ties
“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers; for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness? And what communion has light with darkness? And what concord has Christ with Belial? Or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? For ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, and will be a Father unto you and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.”

When a person comes to Christ, he or she has to realize that there are certain things and people that they must separate themselves from. No longer can you fellowship with darkness and its evil activities and influences. This doesn’t mean that you don’t talk to these people; they must be told about Jesus Christ and His love for them. It does mean that you cannot fellowship with them. There is a difference. Fellowship implies that your communion, friendship and sharing are based on common values and interests. The values and interests of someone walking in darkness are not pleasing to the Father. Yours now are, so you must begin to fellowship with Believer’s who have values and interests that come from the Word and heart of God. Love those people who are in darkness. Pray for them and if you are in a position to help them see the Jesus in you, do it. However, you can no longer “run with them.” You have a new crowd to hang out with – the people of God.

Subject: It’s Time To Grow Up

Forum: It’s Time To Grow Up
Whom shall He teach knowledge? and Whom shall He make to understand doctrine? Them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts. For precept must be upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little.” Isaiah 28:9-10

Do you know the Father desires to share His heart with mankind? Do you know He is looking for those that He can take deeper into His plan for the body of Christ? He wants to bring the Church out of an infantile state into that of maturity so that His plan can be fulfilled. It will take men and women who are willing to get beyond feeding on milk. It will take men and women of God who are willing to be responsible in the kingdom of God, dig into the Scriptures, pray, see the plan of God for the church as revealed in the New Testament (particularly in the letters of the Apostle Paul) and allow the Holy Spirit to teach them so that they can teach others. This is a whole lot more important to the Father than you may think. What will you do about it? Remain on milk, or discover what meat is and say like Jesus said; “My meat is to do the will of Him that sent Me, and to finish His work.” John 4:34

Subject: Re: Scholarships Winners!!!!!!

Forum: Scholarships Winners!!!!!!
Thank you Guys for all the information because I too was lost on how all this works.

Subject: Re: Ultimate Hypothetical

Forum: Ultimate Hypothetical
First of all I want to commend you for not having sex, because it would be so easy for you to have sex just because everyone else has done it, but to stay true to yourself and wait until that right person comes along ( hopefully your wife) then the love with be there and it will be wonderful. but as for me I would choose food, because I love to cook and I love to put a smile on someone face through my baking and food that I prepare for them, it brings me so much joy.

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