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Sunday, December 18, 2016

MY PROMISED LAND

GLORY be to God! The Quetant's are NEW 1st time home owners! It wasn't easy but ALL things are possible with God. 
This is a testimony!!!!!! If you can, please stay and read my story... 

Around this time, last year, God told me that we were buying a house next year (2016). I stood on His Word and declared that His Will would be done. Despite, what it looked like, God showed Himself faithful. I had to trust His timing. Though, it didn't happen when I thought it did, it still happened. It's mid-Dec and the year isn't finished so God wasn't finished with me yet! So, I will praise the Lord Jesus Christ!

This past summer in Orlando, FL, we were purchasing a 'fixer-upper' house. I spent almost everyday tiredly looking for new paint, carpet, tile, countertops, and balancing out all of the costs. We had chiesty realtors and contractors. We spent and LOST our money going through Escrow just to turn the house down. As much as we were ready to buy this house, I wasn't completely satisfied. Something didn't feel right...Out of no where, God told us to back out & move to ATL, GA! I'm like, "Huh!? Really, God? After all of this hard work & money spent! You expect us to move " Yet, I heard His voice gently & clearly.

He spoke to me through Genesis 12:1-3. God speaks to us through His Word! It's not magical or rocket science. God speaks to us through His Son Jesus Christ: the written Word.

Here's what resonated on my heart ♥ :

Now the Lord said to Abram,
“Go forth from your country,
And from your relatives
And from your father’s house,
To the land which I will show you;
And I will make you a great nation,
And I will bless you,
And make your name great;
And so you shall be a blessing;
And I will bless those who bless you,
And the one who curses you I will curse.
And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”

We weren't able to get to Georgia at that moment because of demonic hindrances. I had to command what was being held up to be released in Jesus' Name! I wasn't going to settle for anything less than God's BEST. So, I stayed in prayer constantly. It's a spiritual warfare. We must fight from Jesus' victory to get what we want. We have authority "the keys" to command things in heaven onto earth!

I wanted to give up. I was being fleshly, so I was like, "just forget it! It just isn't God's Will." But, then, I had to remember the Bible. God really DOES wants best for us. He gave the Promised Land to the Israelites as an inheritance so I knew He wanted the same for us! It IS HIS WILL that we enjoy life & live comfortably. So, I started looking up NEW houses in GA. I wasn't about to deal with another 'fixer upper.' (HGTV looks good on TV! However, it's hard work DIY in real-life LOL)... I found a NEW house online, printed it out & placed it on the refrigerator. Each time I thought of that house, I decreed & declared it in Jesus' Name!

Though, it physically looked impossible to get to GA, I trusted God to provide a way. And surely, where He guides, He provides! 6 mos later, we got the call. The same people who told us NO told us YES!  Relocation services are provided & $0 closing costs! Our landlord even canceled our lease! We will be moving into our NEW home exactly 1 month from today on our baby girl's 1st birthday. Look at God. If we would've moved into that house we would have to deal with all of that mess. And even worse, my husband's best friend passed away during this time and was buried just walking distance from that little house. Wow! God knows what He's doing! It's already hard enough letting go. It would be all the more harder on us having that cemetery not too far away(Genesis33:4)… WOW GOD was looking out! 

Let me be clear though! I don't deserve this because I pray, fast, attend church, sow, read the Bible & be a 'good ol Christian'. I do those things out of my love and PERSONAL revelation of Jesus Christ. These blessings aren't based on obedience because I fail sometimes. I'm not living under Moses' Law like the Israelites. It's called God's Grace/FAVOR! Although, we do have to decree & declare things to get what we want. But, Grace is simply available all because of God being moved by our FAITH! Just yesterday I planted another seed out of my sincerity for this particular ministry that's been spiritually feeding me. It wasn't much because I don't work but God can do BIG things with so very little (Zechariah 4:10). I wasn't expecting to receive anything in return. In less than 24hrs God flipped my seed hundredfold!! It's all about sacrificing things to express our total trust in God. He honors that. Giving is the baby step of faith. As hard as it is, it's actually the very least thing we could do for the Kingdom of God. Don't rob God from tithing. It's still necessary because ministry costs money ya know… And, it's a spiritual principle to give to God! You'll rob yourself from His favor. I'm telling you! Don't worry about where the money is going. It's God's not ours! Just thank God for it and honor Him with it. He sees everything… He will bless you for genuinely sowing into His Kingdom even if it that tithe didn't go where planned.

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Because of Jesus' shed blood we can have life abundantly (John 10:10). I learned to be patient & obey the Holy Spirit. Funny thing is, I asked God to help me receive His patience and to help me be more sensitive to His Holy Spirit and this is how He tested my faith! If I would've disobeyed, nothing would've changed. I want to encourage you to rest in God's Word. If you pray & believe Him for ANYTHING according to His Will, it will be done! Don't get caught up in the "how" & "why?" I literally had a vision of Jesus walking down a narrow path & telling me to follow Him & not look to the left & the right." (That's where my "Bible Journey" book cover idea came from…) You will sink like Peter did when he walked on water & took his eyes off of Jesus. Just look to Him & believe. You must have F A I T H! =)

And ANOTHER THING! DO NOT WORRY ABOUT YOUR FINANCES!! As a matter of fact, don't you worry about A THING! Jesus said to cast ALL of our cares onto Him. Worrying about our bank accounts is a trick of the enemy. God isn't looking at your wallet. He's looking at your heart for faith. God provides for me. I'm able to tithe faithfully and not feel worrisome about where my next source of income will come from. He provides each and every time and right on time! No, gov't assistance or begging from others. God provides! (Phil 4:19)

I'm totally convinced that He IS the ONLY Way! I'm ready for this NEW season of NEW beginnings! God is good ya'll. If you don't totally agree, then I must inform you that it's YOU who needs to change NOT God.

Have faith, take action & be patient. Better is coming in due time! Don't give up!! Change your mindset. Always pray and DAILY renew your mind to His promises and rest in Him.

Blessings,

Today's sermon was by: Kenneth Terry of WCCI. The link will be up tomorrow. Here's where it will be posted. It was AWESOME!! You don't want to miss this. Check back for the playback!
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

BORN-AGAIN (John 3 Bible Study)



Today, God placed on my heart JOHN 3. In this chapter, we learn the importance of being born-again. When I was a baby in Christ, I didn't know the significance & what Jesus meant when He said that we can't go to Heaven w/o being BORN AGAIN. Most people, think that Jesus solely meant water baptism. This is far from the truth. We have to consider all facts: timing is everything! (Consider dispensations: my next blog post…) The customs were a whole lot different. And, Jesus had not gone to the cross yet. In fact, one of the guys on the cross who died beside Him, was a sinner saved by GRACE! He did not have time for a water baptism. All he had was faith. And that's all we can do to get God to move on our behalf: FAITH! So let's get started… I'm reading from my NKJV Bible. I have lots of highlighters on hand, including a notepad & pen. The book of John is a beautifully written story of Jesus Christ. (The Gospel)


John 3New King James Version (NKJV)

The New Birth

1There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 
This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.” Why did this man come to Jesus by night? Could it be because he was a religious Pharisee and didn't want to lose his popular reputation? Very likely. He knew Jesus was The Truth but he was ashamed. In the dark, he wouldn't be exposed. I think this is really wise how this story played out. It's perfectly fitting for the central message of this chapter.
Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Because man fell in the Garden of Eden, we must be born-again of incorruptible seed. We cannot go into Heaven (entering into God's presence) in sin. We need a mediator (JESUS) standing in the gap. God is an-all consuming fire. We feel His wrath (fire) w/o being covered in Jesus' blood!
Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?” This guy was oblivious & spiritually blind.
Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. Jesus is the water of life! He has the Holy Spirit.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Man gives birth to man. But only the Spirit can give birth to a Spirit. We become NEW CREATIONS when we accept Jesus as our personal Lord & Savior. The Holy Spirit then, activates our SPIRIT-man & we become alive in Christ. 
Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ 
The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit.”
Nicodemus answered and said to Him, “How can these things be?”
10 Jesus answered and said to him, “Are you the teacher of Israel, and do not know these things? This religious teacher, was teaching doctrines of men & condemning people because of the Law. Not teaching spiritual heavenly things because he had no knowledge of them.
11 Most assuredly, I say to you, We speak what We know and testify what We have seen, and you do not receive Our witness. 
12 If I have told you earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you heavenly things? We can not even fathom heavenly things with our finite minds without the help of the Holy Spirit (our unseen partner).
13 No one has ascended to heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of Man who is in heaven. Our loved ones who died in faith are resting until His return. Because Jesus resurrected from the dead after dying for our sins, we too will rise again!
14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, The Israelites were in the wilderness being disobedient. They were being bitten and poisoned by snakes. So Moses was told by God to lift up a bronze snake. All that looked up at that bronze serpent was Saved.
15 that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. Likewise, all that look up to Jesus' finished work on the cross at calvary will be Saved!
16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. **LIFE VERSE!** This is the point of The Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Only Way for salvation is through Jesus Christ. He is the Only One good. And, the only One who has seen the Father. Because, of His sacrifice, we too can know The Father! Everlasting life is not just escaping eternal spiritual death. It's being able to have a relationship with God. That's what Jesus died for! We were separated from Him because of sin. W/o Jesus' sacrifice we would be forever lost. But, thanks be to God for sending us His Son so that we can be reconciled to Him even better than before in the beginning.
17 For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. Jesus didn't come to judge us. Only God, THE FATHER judges. Jesus came to give us abundant life on earth into eternity.
18 “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. There's no condemnation in Christ. Just because we make mistakes, doesn't mean that we are sinners. We are more than just saved by grace. The Bible says that we are more than conquerors through Jesus Christ. We are the righteousness of God. God sees Jesus when He looks at us. He isn't mad at us. He love His children! Be free! The Father has set us free! Grace isn't a license to sin but abounds much to help us dominate sin. Amen! HOWEVER, those who refuse to accept Jesus as Lord (not those who sin because Jesus died for everyone) but those who REJECT THE GOSPEL already stand condemned. They're children of the evil one, wailing in sin, on their way to hell with the wrath of God on them because they reject love. They reject having a relationship with God.
19 And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. Judgement is on those who rather not know God. They rather be slaves to sin & be filled with things of this world.
20 For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. 
21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.” Those who love God will reflect His character. Our good deeds are fruits of our relationship with God that bring others to Him and give Him glory. Our good deeds aren't for approval from God because Jesus is the only giver of salvation. 

John the Baptist Exalts Christ


22 After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He remained with them and baptized. 
23 Now John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there. And they came and were baptized. Baptism was completely necessary. They didn't receive the Holy Spirit yet because Jesus had not yet went to the cross & ascend into Heaven. Remember: Jesus HAD to ascend into Heaven in order for the Holy spirit to descend into the hearts of all Believers.*
24 For John had not yet been thrown into prison.
25 Then there arose a dispute between some of John’s disciples and the Jews about purification. 
26 And they came to John and said to him, “Rabbi, He who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified—behold, He is baptizing, and all are coming to Him!”

27 John answered and said, “A man can receive nothing unless it has been given to him from heaven. John was telling them that in order for anyone to do such things & for it to have affect, that man must be chosen by God. He knew that Jesus was the Messiah whom he had prepared The Way for. 
28 You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, ‘I am not the Christ,’ but, ‘I have been sent before Him.’ 
29 He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is fulfilled. So beautiful!  John was not jealous of Jesus helping him do the job. John knew that his work was temporary & that he had done what God had told him. He was blessed by Jesus' help. He loved him and was satisfied.
30 He must increase, but I must decrease. MORE OF JESUS & LESS OF US! It's not about us, it's ALL about our LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST!! ALL GLORY & HONOR BELONGS TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER! AMEN
31 He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all. Jesus is the ONE. Jesus is the perfect One. Jesus is the better person. All credit belongs to Him.
32 And what He has seen and heard, that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony. 
33 He who has received His testimony has certified that God is true. He who believes the message of Grace (The Gospel of Jesus Christ) accepts Him as Lord (THE TRUTH!)
 34 For He whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure. We know God's children by their fruits. And God doesn't anoint just a few of us. He anoints us all. His Holy Spirit lives within ALL BORN-AGAIN BELIEVERS. The only way to know & believe what we do is because of His Holy Spirit. God doesn't hold back His Spirit. If you ask in faith (in spirit & truth) God will freely give to you!
35 The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand. Jesus is God's Beloved Son. He is God's only Begotten Son. We are His adopted sons & daughters. Jesus is everything. Therefore, we can do ALL things through Christ!
36 He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.” Whoever believes that Jesus is the Son of God, who died for our sins, rose from the dead & is alive today IS SAVED! There is NO CONDEMNATION (IN CHRIST!) Anyone, who does not believe these things are automatically God's enemy. After all He has done for us, it's a horrific thing to reject LOVE. God is happy with His BORN-AGAIN children. However, He is far from the wicked. You have a choice. Your choice is either (A) ACCEPT or (B) reject. There is no second chances. Every knee will bow and confess Jesus as Lord. I want to encourage you to be grateful for Jesus & choose life while there's breath in your body.

Do you want to have a relationship with God. Do you want everlasting life? You must be BORN-AGAIN of incorruptible seed + filled with the Holy Spirit. All that requires is your faith!
With a sincere heart, open up your mouth and confess Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior. Ask Him to forgive you from your sins & that you're sorry. Believe that He is the Son of God who died for your sins without having any of His own. Who rose from the dead and is alive today! That is all. You'll be saved. Grow in the grace & knowledge of your Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. Get to know Him better by studying the Bible. Find a translation that you'll understand. I started with a children's Bible myself (NiRV)! Don't be ashamed. You will stand before God one day. You want to be rewarded greatly. Be the salt & light of this world. Tell others the good things that the Lord has done for you. Find a bible-teaching church, connect with other believers & always pray!

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Merry Christmas & God bless you!
Jesus loves you so much! XOXO

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Faith Like David: My David vs Goliath Experience

Good morning world!

It's 6am and I'm just waking up to an awesome dream!! I had a David & Goliath experience. We all face these types of battles. But this was one was physical! In a sense...

I like to think this was a vision because it felt so real to me. I typed this up in my notes on my app after telling my husband about it. So here's the RAW details! :)

In this dream, it's like I was getting ready to go to school. I was running late as usual "fashionably late" (beauty) takes time you know... I had 1 min to gather my things & RUN to my bus stop. As I opened up the door to go outside, I seen "some" of the students walking into the other direction. I thought, dang, they missed the bus! But as I looked closer, they were walking to another bus stop. So, I followed. We got onto the bus and was taken to a different location than our school. I was able to realize that everyone was Christian. The President of this particular school location was a bit rude to us. He was well respected amongst the school board though. The teachers were on his side too. It's like they were praising this guy. But that's the besides the point. *At least, I think. Haven't received any revelation on that. Just including the details!* 

Upon arrival, we were all being held hostage. It was about 50-100 of us in this small building in total. Outside on each side (there were 2 exits) were Christian persecutors. Not being racist in any way, but these people were immigrants from undeveloped countries. They had mean looks on their face because they hated us for being Christians. There weapons were of the world and they were very outdated! I was laughing at them, like really. Y'all don't scare nobody! As I was walking out of the door, the other Christians in the hallway pulled me back in. They were all scared. I was telling them to not be afraid because Our God WILL fight for us. He already has! 

They were religious Christians so they didn't "KNOW" Scripture! I was like WOW, come on guys, it's like 100 of us and less than 10 of them! We better go out there now and attack before they start multiplying. (Even if they were to multiply, we had no reason to fear. More victory for us!) I asked if anyone had weapons in their bags & a few of them actually had guns. I took one and shot at the wall to test it out. I'm a very petite girl, so of course I wasn't skilled in this area. So I had to use 2 hands to hold the weapon. Remind you, this is a vision so it happened in the spiritual realm just as it would in this physical world today. I was still ME! So my trust wasn't in that gun but in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! 

I went to the back exit first to get the hostages. Then I said a prayer over myself and the people: "God, I know that You will protect me. I know that I will not die before my time. I know that You will protect Your people. This battle is Yours and not a scratch shall touch our bodies. In Jesus Name. Amen" I kicked the door open (not like on action movies) this door was "push-to-open" the door wasn't even locked. People were just scared to go out! I shouted: "OUR GOD WILL FIGHT FOR US!!!" Those enemies ran away so fast w/o me having to even use that gun. They seen the light in me. They seen that we were fearless. The demons ran away fleeing at the Name of Jesus! The Lord fought for us without us having to lay a finger on them. And the dream ended just like that. I woke up like WOW!!! I know this was a vision. Before bed, I skimmed through Ruth 2 because of a Word from the Lord that I received. But it had nothing to do with this dream I suppose. My visions usually happen like that. Because it's not my works but God's Grace. He was ready to use me only because I was available to be used by spending time getting to know Him through His Word. All it took was faith. A fearless and faithful person whose trust and hope was completely in the Lord Jesus Christ.

If you aren't familiar with the story of David "a man after God's own heart" drafting Goliath ( a philistine giant) then, I want to encourage you to study the full story in the Bible. It is found in 1 Samuel 17:1-58. In summary, this message about trusting God to fight your battles. To not look at your circumstance but to look to God. Fight from victory because Jesus finished it all at the cross. We do this by trusting God's strength in our weakness. Don't fear because fear is NOT of God. As believers, we must know God by studying His Word. That is the only way to truly know Our Heavenly Father. There's no compromising the Gospel. Jesus is the living Bible. To know God The Father we must know God The Son: The Holy Bible. The Christians in my dream were still saved. They were just fearful because they didn't have a personal relationship with God. We've all been lukewarm christians and hypocrites. It's easy to praise God in the bad times. But is it just that easy to praise Him in the bad times to you? There are way too many religious folks in the Body of Christ today! It's not good that some of us can shout but become silent and independent of God during trying times. In this dream, the people were looking at me crazy saying: "I don't know about all that" when I told them that God will fight for us. They were willing to sit in the building all day until matters became worse. I wasn't about to sit in there afraid knowing the God that I served! Those people outside were just people. God is a Spirit! God is creator of everything. I was ready to go to battle (in faith) because I had stuff to do later on that day. (I literally said that in the dream LOL) I had to go check on my kids, And when I woke up it just so happened that it was time for me to nurse my baby girl at 6am just before my husband's alarm clock went off @6:15 a.m.

When we humble ourselves to His Word, we find His Grace in abundance! In this vision, God was telling me to continue spreading the Gospel without sugarcoat. To inform others the importance of knowing and applying His Word.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Standing in Agreement (Sermon Notes)

Hey loves! 
    I enjoyed today's sermon from Pastor Howard of New Beginnings Church, Orlando. Here's the link to the church website: http://nborlando.org

Scripture reading comes from 1 Corinthians 1: 10-31 from the (MSG) Message translation Bible. I am sharing my notes and revelation with you in hopes of inspiring you to revaluate your priorities and understand Grace. 

Divisions in the Church

10: I have a serious concern to bring up with you, my friends, using the authority of Jesus, our Master. I’ll put it as urgently as I can: You must get along with each other. You must learn to be considerate of one another, cultivating a life in common. We Believers, must get along with each other. We must not debate with each other. We must stand in agreement. We must respect each other, correct each other in love and agree to disagree. (*If it doesn't line up with Scripture.) For example, you may not believe in the speaking of tongues. I once didn't believe in this gift of the Holy Spirit because I was blinded by religion. Once I developed a relationship with God through His Word, I began to renew my mind to His truth. I prayed and ask God to receive this supernatural gift and He gave it to me! I now pray in tongues daily and experience supernatural results. Just because you may think the outpouring of the Holy Spirit disappeared when The Church Age started, doesn't mean that your belief is biblical truth. I posses this gift because I trued in God's Word to provide my miracle. Catch my drift? I won't speak in tongues if in your presence if you feel offended (for now). But I will pray in tongues once you leave because I believe what God's Word said. We have to learn to stand in agreement with things that matter to the Body of Christ. We can agree to disagree with Insignificant things like clean eating and dress attire. But we must not do away with God's Word.
11-12: I bring this up because some from Chloe’s family brought a most disturbing report to my attention—that you’re fighting among yourselves! I’ll tell you exactly what I was told: You’re all picking sides, going around saying, “I’m on Paul’s side,” or “I’m for Apollos,” or “Peter is my man,” or “I’m in the Messiah group.” It doesn't matter your church affiliation. All that matters the most is that Jesus is Lord and Savior. Rather you be Methodist, Baptist, Pnetestocal or non-denominational (like me), just agree that Jesus Christ is the ONLY WAY to Our Father! Amen?
13-16: I ask you, “Has the Messiah been chopped up in little pieces so we can each have a relic all our own? Was Paul crucified for you? Was a single one of you baptized in Paul’s name?” I was not involved with any of your baptisms—except for Crispus and Gaius—and on getting this report, I’m sure glad I wasn’t. At least no one can go around saying he was baptized in my name. (Come to think of it, I also baptized Stephanas’s family, but as far as I can recall, that’s it.) Paul baptized a few, but it was not out of His own power but God's. We don't serve Paul, but our Lord Jesus Christ!
17: God didn’t send me out to collect a following for myself, but to preach the Message of what he has done, collecting a following for him. And he didn’t send me to do it with a lot of fancy rhetoric of my own, lest the powerful action at the center—Christ on the Cross—be trivialized into mere words. Paul was a man used by God to minister the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We disciples are purposely called to do the same.

The Wisdom of God
18-21: The Message that points to Christ on the Cross seems like sheer silliness to those hellbent on destruction, but for those on the way of salvation it makes perfect sense. This is the way God works, and most powerfully as it turns out. It’s written, I’ll turn conventional wisdom on its head, I’ll expose so-called experts as crackpots. So where can you find someone truly wise, truly educated, truly intelligent in this day and age? Hasn’t God exposed it all as pretentious nonsense? Since the world in all its fancy wisdom never had a clue when it came to knowing God, God in his wisdom took delight in using what the world considered dumb—preaching, of all things!—to bring those who trust him into the way of salvation. The message of the cross is foolish to those who are headed for destruction! But we (who are saved) know it is the very power of God. God has made the wisdom of the world look foolish. The world will never know Him through human wisdom. 
22-25: While Jews clamor for miraculous demonstrations and Greeks go in for philosophical wisdom, we go right on proclaiming Christ, the Crucified. Jews treat this like an anti-miracle—and Greeks pass it off as absurd. But to us who are personally called by God himself—both Jews and Greeks—Christ is God’s ultimate miracle and wisdom all wrapped up in one. Human wisdom is so tinny, so impotent, next to the seeming absurdity of God. Human strength can’t begin to compete with God’s “weakness.” Some people think the Gospel is foolish because they lack faith. They expect to see signs and wonders. While others seek the world to find the truth. People of the world take Jesus as a joke because they are spiritually dead and therefore unreceptive to the things of the spiritual realm.
26-31: Take a good look, friends, at who you were when you got called into this life. I don’t see many of “the brightest and the best” among you, not many influential, not many from high-society families. Isn’t it obvious that God deliberately chose men and women that the culture overlooks and exploits and abuses, chose these “nobodies” to expose the hollow pretensions of the “somebodies”? That makes it quite clear that none of you can get by with blowing your own horn before God. Everything that we have—right thinking and right living, a clean slate and a fresh start—comes from God by way of Jesus Christ. That’s why we have the saying, “If you’re going to blow a horn, blow a trumpet for God.” Before we were all saved, we were once lost and drowning in our habitual sins. We all must realize that we are justified and SAVED BY GRACE! Likewise, we must show others the same grace that He has shown to us and not look down on others as if we are better. Though, we are no longer seen as God as sinners, we still sin. We have to repent (turn away from that sin) and seek the Holy Spirit so that we may be continue God's sanctification process. We are being daily renewed back into His image as long as we daily seek His help. No one can ever boast in the presence of God. Because if Jesus had not died for our sins, we would all be in hell for the wages of our sins (even the ones we consider smaller than others!) Jesus had made us justified. We are only pure because of His shed blood. If we are to boast, we must only boast about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

AMEN! God bless you. Jesus loves YOU! There's no condemnation for those who belong to Jesus Christ! Don't fear God's judgment. All is well with your soul. Repent and be daily transformed. Yes, we sin, but God looks at Jesus and sees ALL of His Children as #FLAWLESS & PURE! We're being sanctified until the return of our Lord and personal Savior Jesus Christ!


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I broke up the 176 verses of Psalm 119 into 22 days using the sections listened within the chapter study. Think of this book as a girl writing in her diary to the love of her life! God takes TOP priority in my NEW LIFE!!He is my Beloved King and I am His princess. God's daughters are citizens of heaven, heirs, royalty, & more precious than rubies. 


"Your Word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. (Psalm 119:105" In other words-In today's lingo: My future is LIT because God orders my footsteps. I am a follower of Jesus Christ! 


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Friday, October 14, 2016

The Fivefold Ministry Gifts

Hello there! 


I'm so glad that you have taken your precious time to visit my blog page. Welcome! 

I have been reading this a book on/off. I am almost finished and I'm excited to share with you some of the things that I've learned.

Book: "The Gifts and Ministries of the Holy Spirit" by Lester Sumrall

I will be doing a brief summary of Chapter 16: The Fivefold Ministry Gifts

Order your copy NOW wherever books are sold! It's a great study tool for every believer. When we're born again we become filled with God's Holy Spirit. It's vital that we figure out the power that lives within us because it's the same power that Jesus functioned in. It 's the same power that raised Him from the dead! It's living in YOU (born-again believers)

I began this book back in March when I received it as free gift in the mail. Here's the link to my first blog post: http://jenniferquetant.blogspot.com/2016/03/the-gifts-and-ministries-of-holy-spirit.html


THE FIVEFOLD MINISTRY GIFTS


And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. Ephesians 4:11

The Office of Apostle
Apostleship was not confined to the original 12 disciples. There are apostles in the church today. As long ad their is a church, there will be apostles.

The office of apostle is the foremost ministry in the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. An apostle is not appointed by men. The Bible says the Holy Spirit is the One who establishes these ministries in the church.

There are several translations in the NT of the Greek word referring to the apostles. One of these translations is apostolos, meaning "a delegate; one sent with full power of attorney to act for another." An apostle is a divine delegateone who has come to the people of the world, representing the Trinity in heaven. The apostle does not act on his own behalf; he is anointed by the Holy Spirit to act on behalf of the body of Christ, the church of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The position of apostle, as the very word implies, means a person who is sent forth to do a work for God. Such a person is not greater than the One who sent him. The Lord Jesus Christ is always the Great One.

The Office of Prophet
The office of prophet cannot be filled through a democratic election. A prophet is called of God and set apart by God. The person God picks to fill this office is not phones on the basis of personality, education, or public standing. When God appoints a prophet in the land, the people there have nothing to do with it.

OT prophets mentioned: Adam, Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Elijah, Isaiah, David, Jeremiah.
Prophetesses: Miriam, Deborah, Huldah & Anna

NT: The Seventy, Peter, Paul, James & John

The Office of Evangelist
The evangelist is a proclaimer of the Gospel who simply preaches the love and forgiveness of God and the salvation that is available to all through His Son Jesus Christ.

When a evangelist preaches the simple Gospel message, people receive salvation.

The Office of Pastor
A pastor is a shepherd. The Greek word poimen occurs 17 times in the NT. Only 1 time is it translated "pastor."
'The pastor is to be the shepherd of his flock, his church.

Jesus is the chief shepherd, the chief pastor.

The ministry of a pastor is to feed the flock with knowledge and understanding, to feed the souls of all who come by the Spirit of God.

A real pastor is commissioned by God to do his job, and he will pastor even he doesn't get paid because God told him to do so.

The Office of Teacher
A teacher of the Word can be located in one place, or can travel. The office of teacher carries a very special anointing for opening people's understanding of God's Word.

All the education in the world will not make a teacher of God's Word. A teacher is a person who has been set in the body of Christ by God for one specific purpose: to teach the Word.

Which do you posses? I personally believe that we can posses all of them. I'm reminded of Acts 2. Since Jesus ascended, He's been pouring out His Holy Spirit on ALL believers! It's doesn't matter about your social standing, gender, education or age. If you have believe you can receive all of the gifts and ministries of the Holy Spirit.

You will receive power when the Holy spirit comes on you.
Acts 1:8

Be sure to read my previous post to learn the "GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT!" http://jenniferquetant.blogspot.com/2016/03/the-gifts-and-ministries-of-holy-spirit.html

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