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Faith, Hope, and Love

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

Our Lord Jesus gives us many things, three of these things are faith, hope, and love. These three gifts can be anchors when we are caught in the storm. There are many things that people can take away from you, but they cant take your faith, hope and love when your rooted into the word of God

Faith- complete trust or confidence in someone or something

Do you have faith? Can you truly trust someone with your heart? God demonstrated to us that we can have complete faith and trust in him, through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ (Romans 5:8) Even though we were still sinners God not only forgave us but sent his only begotten Son to give us eternal life (John 3:16)

Hope- a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain something to happen

Do you have any hope? When we put our hope in God, it’s not an empty hope but an expected hope because God never breaks his promises (Numbers 23:19) When God makes a covenant its forever, because God does not change (Malachi 3:6)

(Agape) Love- selfless, sacrificial, and unconditional love

When we think of love, we don’t normally think as deeply as sacrificial. But this is the love God demonstrated us from the cross. God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son (John 3:16) How could our Creator show us deeper love than this?

So be strong in The Lord knowing that you have the faith, hope, and love of your Heavenly Father that no one can take away from you in Jesus Name Amen

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Good Fruit

“Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. John 15:2
Your faith is like a tree, the word of God is like a seed, when you accept Gods word for truth and learn and grow from it, you grow stronger in your faith.

Jesus said we would know false prophets “By their fruits” (Matthew 7:16) if we don’t produce “Good fruit” then eventually God will cut us off (John 15:2), so what is Good Fruit? Lets look at the Fruits of The Holy Spirit

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. (Galations 5:22-23)
If your actions don’t match those qualities of the ones above, then your actions are not from God but from the flesh. Its important we remain lead by The Holy Spirit and not by our own flesh.

Second God says “We will be pruned so we can bear more fruit “ (John 15:2) Some might wonder as a Christian, why would God allow you to suffer? Sometimes our pain and suffering is to prepare us and grow us “Good Fruit”

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. (James 1:2-3)

Don’t be misled by the fake “American” “Prosperity” Gospel, for anyone who loves this world and things of it, God is not in them (1 John 2:15) As a Christian there will be trials and tribulation, but know in the end we have the ultimate victory by the Blood of Christ in Jesus Name Amen!

Good Medicine

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22

What the world needs now is some “Good Medicine” with all the hatred and hostility these days, we need more Jesus and less of us ( John 3:30) Words matter, they have the power of life and death (Proverbs 18:21) We must choose our words wisely , when we lash out at people it crushes our spirit.

Jesus is the cure, he is the “Good Medicine” through him we can have the fruits of The Holy Spirit, Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self Control (Galatians 5:22-23) Don’t you think the world can use these qualities right now? When we see the fruits of evil, hatred, racism, murder, and greed, these are the fruits of Satan who has come to rob , steal, and kill. You will be known by the fruit you bear

What are people really searching for? Isn’t all this chaos because people are looking for paradise? These is only one way to eternal life, and that’s through Jesus Christ (John 14:6) He is the only road to happiness, when you put your trust in mankind, you will always be let down. Jesus is the same today, yesterday, and forever (Hebrews 13:8), he does not change.

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the should and healing to the bones (Proverbs 16:24) Are you healing or hurting people today with your words and actions? Do you need some “Good Medicine”, then turn to Jesus Christ Amen

 

Love of God

Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD (Yahweh) evil is avoided. Proverbs 16:6

God is Love (1 John 4:8) we heard that many times before. But God has demonstrated his love for us because even though we were still sinners Christ died for us (Romans 5:8) Jesus (Yeshua) became the atoning sacrifice for our sins (1 John 2:2) so through our Heavenly Fathers love and our faith in Christ we can be redeemed.

But if we listen to the commandments of God (Yahweh) we can avoid evil. For all good things come from God , Father of the Heavenly Lights (James 1:17) God doesn’t know evil, for all evil comes from the wicked one Satan. The reason Jesus (Yeshua) came was to destroy the works of Satan (1 John 3:8) and free us from his slavery

When we think about “Fear of God” its not a hateful fear, because The Spirit of God does not make us fear (2 Timothy 1:7). It’s a respectful fear, just as a child to a parent. Yahweh has promised if we listen to his commands, we will live many years (Proverbs 4:10) If we accept Jesus (Yeshua) as our Lord and Savior, we can have eternal life in Gods Kingdom Amen

Children of God

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 1 John 3:1

Do you know God loves you? Do you know you are a child of God Almighty? Often we feel far away from God, but that couldn’t be anymore from the truth. As nothing can separate us from God , not life or death, not angels or demons, not the present or the future (Romans 8:38) For God so love the world, including You , that he gave his only begotten Son to save us from our sins (John 3:16)

The Love of God can’t be broken , as God does not change (Malachi 3:6), he knows the beginning and the end.(Isaiah 46:10) Your Heavenly Father had a plan for your life before your conception (Jeremiah 1:5), and he paved the way for you to overcome all things through Christ who give you strength.(Philippians 4:13)

Even though we are his children, the world knew him not (John 1:10). Even though he paid for the wages of our sins (Romans 6:23), the world continued to sin against him. But God’s mercy endures forever, and even though we were lawless he forgave us. The Love lavished by our Father , through the grace of Jesus Christ, can’t be broken or separated. Know this you have been chosen as a child of The Creator of The Heavens and Earth in Jesus Name Amen

Faith, Hope, and Love

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13

Our Lord Jesus gives us many things, three of these things are faith, hope, and love. These three gifts can be anchors when we are caught in the storm. There are many things that people can take away from you, but they cant take your faith, hope and love when your rooted into the word of God

Faith- complete trust or confidence in someone or something

Do you have faith? Can you truly trust someone with your heart? God demonstrated to us that we can have complete faith and trust in him, through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ (Romans 5:8) Even though we were still sinners God not only forgave us but sent his only begotten Son to give us eternal life (John 3:16)

Hope- a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain something to happen

Do you have any hope? When we put our hope in God, it’s not an empty hope but an expected hope because God never breaks his promises (Numbers 23:19) When God makes a covenant its forever, because God does not change (Malachi 3:6)

(Agape) Love- selfless, sacrificial, and unconditional love

When we think of love, we don’t normally think as deeply as sacrificial. But this is the love God demonstrated us from the cross. God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son (John 3:16) How could our Creator show us deeper love than this?

So be strong in The Lord knowing that you have the faith, hope, and love of your Heavenly Father that no one can take away from you in Jesus Name Amen

Love Endures Forever

For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100:5

Do you feel like God has forgotten about you? Or do you feel that you screwed up your life so bad, God could never redeem you again? Take hope in the promise of God, that his love endures forever. We must remember that every day is a new day, Gods love is new every morning and his compassion never fails (Lamentations 3:23)

We must also remember that even though we were sinners, God still demonstrated his love for us by Christ dying for us (Romans 5:8) See God knows the beginning and the end (Isaiah 46:10) You may have fallen down but God knows you’re going to get back up and be victorious through him (1 Corinthians 15:57)

Remember Jesus came looking for his lost sheep (Luke 15:4) If your feeling lost today, know this that God is looking for you, he waiting to reconnect with you to bring you back home to your promise land Jesus didn’t come here to call the righteous but came here to call the sinners back to repentance (Luke 5:32)

The power of the blood of Christ, can break every chain and cleanse us from our sins ( 1 John 1:7) Because Jesus has overcame the world we can overcome also (John 16:33) So praise our Lord Jesus Christ and give thanks to God our Father for his love and mercy truly endures forever Amen

 

Law of Love

For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Galatians 5:14

Many people falsely accuse Christians of being hateful and judgmental, but if your truly a follower of Christ then you would love your neighbor as yourself (John 13:34) You can’t fulfill the Law of God without love in your heart, for Jesus didn’t come to save the righteous but came to save the sinners (Luke 5:32)

When Jesus was asked what are the greatest commandments, he said to love God with all your heart and to love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:37) You can’t be a Christian without Love, for even though we were sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:8). We are to show the same love and mercy on other sinners (Matthew 5:7)

Does that mean we accept the evil of this world? Absolutely not, for anyone who loves this world does not love God (1 John 2:15) We don’t conform to the ways of the world (Romans 12:2) For the world is ruled by Satan (1 John 5:17) However God loved us enough to send Jesus to save the world and take away their sins (John 3:16)

So if you are a Christian, love your neighbor just as Christ loves you. For the judgement of sins is not ours (Matthew 7:1) For Jesus has been given all authority over Heaven and Earth, and will be the judge (Matthew 28:18) Lead people to Christ through Love and let Jesus save them Amen

 

AGAPE

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8

How do you show love? How do you know if someone loves you? God demonstrated his love for us when Jesus died for us on the cross. Jesus said there is no greater love than to lay down his life for his friends (John 15:13) Not only did Jesus display his ultimate love for you but he also considers you his friend

Many consider love to be a feeling or emotion but Love is an action. Love is patient, Love is kind, Love isn’t proud (1 Corinthians 13) these are all actions to display our true love. Just as God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son to save us from our sin (John 3:16)

This kind of love is called “Agape” which is not to be confused with Brotherly Love. Agape love involves faithfulness, commitment, obedience, and self-sacrifice, this is the kind of love God has demonstrated to us because God is Love (1 John 4:8)

Because God loved us and showed us grace and mercy, we can love each other (1 John 4:11) While we were Gods enemies, he still showed us mercy and love through Jesus Christ (Romans 5:10) Therefor if God granted us Love and mercy, shouldn’t you do the same?

Do you demonstrate love to others? Remember Love is more than just words its an action, just as Faith without works is dead (James 2:14), Love without action is empty in Jesus Name Amen

Eternal Citizenship

But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ Philippians 3:20

Where is your eternal citizenship going to be? You may say your currently a citizen of this world, but we know this world is temporary and will eventually pass away. (1 John 2:17) Therefor we must prepare for our eternal home, which is with Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 5:1)

Many don’t want to think about death , but it is an enemy and reality for us all. But because of Jesus grace and mercy at the cross, he has defeated the last enemy which is death (1 Corinthians 15:26)

Jesus told us in Gods house (Heaven) there are many rooms and he has prepared a place for us (John 14:2) So are you going to be dwelling in the House of The Lord for eternity?  Wouldn’t it give you peace of mind knowing your future has victory and eternal citizenship?

There is only one place to get this peace, and its through The Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ (Isaiah 9:6) For his peace he gives to us, not as the world gives it (John 14:27) Meaning when God makes a promise, he keeps his promise, not as the world deceives us

So are you going to be a Citizen of Heaven? Everyone who calls upon the name of Jesus , shall be saved (Romans 10:13), accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior, and have your name written in the Book of Life (Revelation 20:15) Rejoice for your name will be recorded in Heaven (Luke 10:20) in Jesus Name Amen