And now, dear lady, I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning. I ask that we love one another. And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. 2 John 5-6
I was meditating on the verses above, reading them again and again in my heart when the Lord gave me some light on the link between love and obedience.
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And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory. Ephesians 1:1-14
We are included in Christ!
We live in Him and He lives us. We are joined together in Him.
We may feel rejected sometimes by people, communities or even churches.
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We won’t give up.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. Ephesians 5:25-27
As husbands and fathers it’s sometimes challenging to lead our families in a godly way where we would demonstrate the love of God which is in us through Jesus-Christ.
They are available
Then the Lord said to Moses, 2 “See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, 3 and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills— 4 to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, 5 to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts. Exodus 31:1-5
Praise the Lord!
I am always amazed to see how the Lord is make us able to do things. Here in this scriptures, the children of Israel had just come out of Egypt after 500 years of slavery and God, the Almighty made them able to create the Tabernacle.
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Speak in tongues
Anyone who speaks in a tongue edifies themselves, but the one who prophesies edifies the church. 1 Corinthians 14:4
I know this subject has created a lot of misunderstanding in the body of Christ but the word of God remains the Truth even if men struggle to understand and apply it correctly.
The gift of tongues is given to everyone, just as the gift of salvation.
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We are more
Sing, O barren woman, you who never bore a child, burst into song, you who were never in labour, because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband. Isaiah 54:1
Praise the Lord who gives revelation through his word!
I join with Isaiah saying “Rejoice my brother! Sing my sister” for we are indeed the children of the desolate woman.
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Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession – to the praise of his glory. Ephesians 1:13-14
Did you read this verse above ?
Wowww!!! So powerful if you believe it!
Nothing can separate us from our Heavenly Father!
Firstly, He chose us in Christ before the creation of the world.
Secondly, we came to the earth at the time that He had appointed for us
Thirdly, when we believed in Christ, He marked us in Him with a seal, the Holy Spirit. Continue reading “With a seal”