The prophesy of the Lord’s birth, in Isaiah 7 and 8, was fulfilled in Matthew 1. The wait was finally over. The birth of the Messiah had finally come to pass.
Only Satan desires that you stay in a place where people’s ears are being tickled but the Word of God is being silenced.
It is true that each of us have a choice to believe in and follow Jesus. However, one way or another, all will, one day, “bow down before him”.
Upon arriving to their temple, I was energized to talk with as many people as I could. I invited everyone walking down the sidewalk to take the handout.
Don’t be a phony but a warrior for Christ. When all your friends are going out drinking and invite you to tag along, just say no.
My precious Jesus. You are the reason why I live. Your mercy has set me free. The cross has given me hope for a new day. Thank You Lord.
When you give your life to Jesus, it is the most amazing thing ever. Your mind becomes invigorated in the Spirit.
Most visitors left in their cars but some walked home. One young man came out of the temple and started walking on the sidewalk, near me.
I continued down 8th and Main, and started preaching on Matthew, chapter 4. I declared, Jesus said “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
While talking with this man, Patrick brought up the fact that during the crucifixion of Jesus, the veil of the temple was ripped in half.
Don’t worry about those that rise up against you. There are enemies against the faith of God but even they can be saved.
God loves the humble for they are open to receive Him. God’s counsel is taken with thanks. They are open to see the wickedness in their hearts.
The Lord God knows who loves or hates His words. Most people would rather walk in the ways of the world then change their ways.
Submit your lives to God. No longer let the members of your body fight inside of you. There is nothing good that can come from this.
If we are following God’s commandments then we are also loving one another, including the poor and afflicted and following Him.
Worshipping idols includes, spending our time and effort into having the luxuries in life through money, spending most of our time on our cell phones or watching or playing games on TV.
What an amazing love to have Jesus die for our sins on the cross. We are no longer condemned but alive in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Paul taught about people being divided in the faith. Some would say to him, “I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.”
The definition of effeminate or malakos, in greek, is the passive male partner in homosexual intercourse–‘homosexual’.
Our bodies are the temple of the Holy Spirit and it is not our own. Each time you defile it with pornography and then masturbation, you are driving out the Spirit of God.
The Bible teaches, “thou shalt not commit adultery”. However, It is more than having sex with someone that is married, that is not our spouse.
Paul said, “Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.” It is true that when we abide in the love of God that our shield of faith is raised.
If your heart isn’t for God then you are against Him. It is a terrible thing to be on the opposite side of God in judgement.
The sinner that repents and trusts in Jesus are saved. They have no fear of judgement. Judgement is only fearful for the wicked that dies in their sins.
God’s message of hope is for all mankind. It is being proclaimed to all the world, by people like you and me, if they might have ears to hear.
Each of us poured out our hearts to God. I thanked God for His mercy. I thanked the Lord for giving these people open hearts to talk to us.
As the service got over, many people came to speak to us. They said, how grateful they were for us coming. They asked where we came from and we said Boise.
Know that if the Bible is teaching something contrary to your faith than there is something wrong with it and not the Book.
After leaving the nursing home, I headed to downtown Boise to share the good news of Good Friday to the people.
Those in the faith of Jesus Christ are part of His body. We are all made up in the body of Christ and not a church building.
Continuing our walk this night, we stumbled upon this man who last week we prayed over his hand, since it was in a lot of pain.