<![CDATA[www.FaithfulLamb.com - MY WALK WITH GOD]]>Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:40:14 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[THE DEMONS ARE OUT]]>Sun, 09 Jan 2022 05:00:00 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-demons-are-outGOD'S SIGNS AND WONDERS
"And I will bring about wonders in the sky above
And signs (attesting miracles) on the earth below,
Blood and fire and smoking vapor." Acts 2:19

March 19, 2021
​Icelandic volcano erupts for the first time in over
800 years, with over 50,000 earthquakes!

DRAGON RISING IN LIGHTNING STORM?

"THE DEMONS ARE OUT"

Video uploaded May 16, 2021, from mrmbb333 on youtube.

“'Simon, Simon (Peter), listen! Satan has demanded permission to sift [all of] you like grain;" ​Luke 22:31

Separating the wheat from the chaff!

Put on your seatbelts, and hold onto your hats, this is a doozy! Thank you, Father God.

First, praise God, the Most High, the Great, I Am! Heavenly Father, let Your Will be done, and not our own, and let those with minds to understand hear with their ears. In Jesus' name. Amen!

The evening of March 19, 2021 (yep, March) in my sleep, God told me, "The demons are out." I was not fearful; I really had no emotion or feelings about it, except, Oh boy, what am I going to do with that information?  So, on March 20, I opened a blog post, put only the title, The Demons Are Out, and then saved it, but did not post it, just so I could save the date and God's Word.

Now, I may have done some research at the time, and I am sure I prayed on it, but, honestly, I was not even sure I wanted to pursue it, because if I did, God would most certainly make me write about it. Forgive me, Lord, for not posting it sooner.

There have been a couple of times over the last two years, since God has been speaking to me, that I have felt like I may be losing my mind, but God always reassures me through His presence in my life, and signs and wonders around the world, that I am most definitely not crazy, and that He is using me. Hallelujah! Praise God! Thank you, Jesus!

Now, over the months since I created the saved document, The Demons Are Out, but never posted it, I have opened it occasionally, only to see a completely blank document, except for the title. Then, I would quickly close it, and move on.

On December 9, 2021, however, I opened the saved document yet again, and something [God] told me to do an internet search for "what happened on this day," March 19, 2021.

Courtesy of:
www.onthisday.com/date/2021/march/19

"
Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall erupts for the first time in 800 years and after more than 50,000 earthquakes."

Also, see videos above concerning the volcano eruption, as well as the freak storm in Southern California.


I mean, you cannot make this stuff up. If that does not sound like, The Demons Are Out, then I do not know what would. So, I wrote this blog on December 9, 2021, but still did not post it ... until today. If only I had faith the size of a mustard seed.

The skeptic in me said to myself, but that could mean anything, or nothing at all.

Then, on December 19, 2021, I was reading through some of my previous posts for some reason, and I came across these from February 2021:

Breastplate of Righteousness, dated February 4, 2021, followed by, Breastplate of Judgment, dated February 6, 2021: 

In the Breastplate of Righteousness post, God also showed me a single, big, bold lightning bolt. In addition to God controlling the weather, including the lightning, as I wrote previously in Breastplate of Righteousness, Satan, the greatest demon of all, was cast out of heaven and fell like lightning! "And he [Jesus] said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven." Luke 10:17

Both of those words in February are about God's judgment, and, then, The Demons Are Out on March 19, 2021.

Now, how does God judge His people in the Bible? In Exodus 12:23 "For the Lord will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he sees the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, the Lord will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you."

This is where we get the Jewish celebration of Passover, because the destroyer 'passed over' the Israelites homes. At that time, they used the blood of animals to mark the lintel of their doors, to keep the destroyer away.


Now, we have the New Covenant of the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ, once and for all. Hallelujah! Thank you, Jesus! Amen.

Who or what is the Destroyer? 

Courtesy of:  
www.biblegateway.com


THE DESTROYER

A superhuman being, used as an instrument of God’s wrath in the execution of His judgment. It is difficult to say whether this is a good angel used by God as an agent of destruction, or Satan or one of his minions. If a good angel, God could use it to bring both blessing and destruction.


The term is used only twice (Exod 12:23 [cf. Heb 11:28]; 1 Cor 10:10). In the Exodus passage, it is used in connection with the tenth plague of Egypt, the destruction of the Egyptian first-born. In the 1 Corinthians passage Paul warned against grumbling, as some Israelites did in the wilderness and were destroyed by the Destroyer. It is thought by some that the Destroyer referred to by Paul was the fiery serpents God sent to bring death to the complaining Israelites.

In the time of David the Lord sent an angel to smite the people by means of a plague because David had made a census of the people (2 Sam 24:16). In Hezekiah’s time in a single night an angel destroyed 185,000 men in the Assyrian camp (2 Kings 19:35). The prophet Ezekiel saw in a vision a number of angels executing judgment upon Jerusalem and Judah (Ezek 9:5-7). The psalmist petitioned that the angel of the Lord would drive his enemies like dust before the wind (Ps 35:56). The composer of Psalm 78:49 believed that angels could smite one’s enemies upon God’s command. In the OT Apoc., Jeremiah warned that the angel of God who was with the Israelites would punish them if they apostatized (Ep Jer 6:5-7), and in 2 Maccabees 3:24-26, Heliodorus was whipped by angels when he attempted to plunder the Temple at Jerusalem.

END QUOTE


This is not a surprise to me. God's Word to me has followed a pattern: Repent, turn away from sin, judgment, and the harvest. 


One of the first things God put on my heart back in 2020 is that this is a Spiritual War. A Spiritual War is not in the physical realm, but in the Spiritual realm. "For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." Ephesians 6:12

He put on my heart that He is drawing a line with his finger in stone, a line between good and evil, God and Satan, so that EVERYONE should be able to see on which side they are.

And, because He is gracious and forgiving, and never allows us to be tempted more than we can withstand, and because He wants us ALL to return to Him, He is simultaneously pouring out His Spirit on the World. 


“For to everyone who has [and values his blessings and gifts from God, and has used them wisely], more will be given, and [he will be richly supplied so that] he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have [because he has ignored or disregarded his blessings and gifts from God], even what he does have will be taken away." Matthew 25:29

He put on my heart that He is separating the wheat (the good) from the chaff (the evil).

Luke 22:31 “'Simon, Simon (Peter), listen! Satan has demanded permission to sift [all of] you like grain;'"

'Sift all of you like grain': Separating the wheat from the chaff.


The time is at hand for burning up the chaff. The Demons Are Out!

"Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire." Matthew 3:12

Do you have the blood of Jesus Christ protecting your home? protecting the lintel of your door? 

But the righteous shall be held blameless.

Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? If not, or if you are not sure, say 'A Prayer For Salvation' below, out loud, and ask Jesus to forgive your for your sins. Accept Him and He will accept you! Amen.

A Prayer For Salvation

Heavenly Father, the living God, I come to you in the name of Jesus Christ, Yeshua, Marvelous, Counsellor, Prince of Princes, King of Kings. I acknowledge to You that I am a sinner, and I am sorry for my sins and the life that I have lived. I ask for your forgiveness.


I believe with all my heart and soul that your only begotten Son Jesus Christ shed His precious blood and died for my sins, and rose again.

I am now willing to turn from my sin, to repent.

You said in the Bible, Your Holy Word, that if we confess the Lord our God and believe in our hearts that God raised Jesus from the dead, we shall be saved.

Right now, I confess Jesus is my Lord and Savior, without which I am but sinful flesh. With all of my heart, I believe that our Heavenly Father, the living God, raised Jesus from the dead. This very moment I accept Jesus Christ as my own personal Savior and according to His Word, right now I am saved. 

​Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!


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<![CDATA[JESUS IS SAD AND GRIEVED]]>Thu, 06 Jan 2022 11:49:53 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/jesus-is-sad-and-grieved
Revelation 19

11 "
Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. 

12 His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. 

13 He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. 

14 And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. 

15 Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. 

16 And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written:

KING OF KINGS AND
LORD OF LORDS."


Heavenly Father, thank you thank you thank you, for so many blessings you bestow upon us. Let your words flow through me, and not my own, and let Your children with ears to hear, hear. In Jesus' name. Amen.

I dreamed about Jesus last night. He was on a white horse, and had a sword in his hand. He was deeply saddened and grieved, because many people, too many, still have not remembered who they are in Him, and they do not understand that He is not coming to bring peace. He is coming to punish the sinners. 

"And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal." Matthew 25:46 

Unfortunately, now more than ever, there is a lot of false "Christian" preaching and teaching, basically outright lying to people, so they continue to attend a church. It will be worse for the people who cause God's little ones to stumble. 

"It would be better for him if a millstone [as large as one turned by a donkey] were hung around his neck and he were hurled into the sea, than for him to cause one of these little ones [believers] to stumble [in sin and lose faith]." Luke 17:2


PRAY for false church leaders, and their flocks. 


SEPARATING THE WHEAT FROM THE CHAFF

JESUS IS NOT COMING TO BRING PEACE


Matthew 10

34 “Do not think that I have come to bring peace on the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword [of division between belief and unbelief]. 

35 For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;

36 and a man’s enemies will be the members of his [own] household [when one believes and another does not]."

We can see from this scripture that Jesus warned of these times. Families are more divided now than ever before, quite literally divided between good and evil, God and Satan. God has truly separated the wheat from the chaff. See my blog from December 2020 titled, "The Narrow Gate."

PRAY for friends, families, false prophets, lost church leaders, federal, state, local and world leaders to wake up and remember who they are in Jesus Christ.

So, in my dream last night, Jesus was sad and grieved, because He wants all men to come to repentance, return to Him and escape death. "The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." 2 Peter 3:9

Indeed, "The Harvest Has Begun," as God put on my heart in February 2021. God's children, believers, who have turned their lives over to Jesus Christ, in full obedience, are reaping bountiful harvests, some an hundredfold, some sixty and some thirty, in terms of abundance, prosperity, gifts, talents, miracles, signs and wonders. Hallelujah! Amen.

I heard a prophet say the other day that God said that 2022 will be a 'year of reckoning.' In other words, God has judged this generation, and is now repaying each individual according to his/her fruit, which are our thoughts, words, deeds and actions. He who sows iniquity or trouble will reap a harvest of woe or trouble. In other words, The Harvest Has Begun, and we will reap what we have sown. Galatians 6:7 "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap."

Do you feel God's love and presence? If not, start habits in your life that sow seeds of righteousness, and bring even your very thoughts into captivity unto the obedience of Christ.

"Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;" 2 Corinthians 10:5

​God Bless You All! God Bless America!

A Prayer For Today's Times

Courtesy of: https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/prayer/a-prayer-for-personal-healing.html

Heavenly Father, We need you today and everyday. We need Your healing, Your grace and Your glory. Restore the hope and faith of Your children on this planet. Remind us always that Your Truth and unwavering Love are here for those You love, unconditionally, powerfully, completely, forever. Forgive us for not turning to you more often, throughout the day, in every day Life matters. We know that nothing can be done in our lives, or the World, without You. We know that True help and healing must be found first in You.

Forgive us for forgetting how much we need you, above all else. You see inside our souls, and know the places we are hurting before we do. You know the pain we carry. The burdens. The cares. You know where we need to be set free. We ask for your healing and grace to cover every broken place. Every wound. Every heartache.

Thank you that you are able to do far more than we could ever imagine. Thank you for your Mighty Power that acts on behalf of your children. We reach out to you, and know that you are restoring and redeeming every place of difficulty, every battle, every evil, across the world, for your greater Good and Glory. Thank you for  We love you. We need you today and everyday.

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” Romans 3:23

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

“For, ‘Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” Romans 10:13

All praise and glory to our God, most High. Amen!









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<![CDATA[WHERE IS GOD?]]>Tue, 04 Jan 2022 12:21:11 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/where-is-godMario Murillo, Evangelist: "I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the Power of God!"
19 "Do not get upset because of evildoers, Or be envious of the wicked, 20 For there will be no future for the evil man; the lamp of the wicked will be put out." Proverbs 24


First, all glory, honor, praise and thanksgiving to the living God, the great I AM. Father, let Your words flow through me and not my own, and let those with ears to hear, hear. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Where is God?

​God says, You're looking over there, but I'm over here!


Last night, I prayed for God to give me insight and guidance into what is going on with Fake 46, the Jackal in the White House (God's Words through His prophets, not my own words, but they seem suited to this blog). Yes, I know. That seems like an odd thing to pray for, but is it really? God said, Ask and you shall receive, and, as usual, He did not disappoint me.

Again, in my half-sleep this morning, 3:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.-ish, I heard the words, clear as day, You're looking over there, but I'm over here.

When God talks to us, sometimes it can seem​ cryptic. We may not even realize it was a message from Him. Sometimes, it may even make us feel like we are losing it, but we should know that if we asked for a Word from Him, then more than likely, the message is from Him. We really have to stop and think, What is He saying? What has He told, or shown, me this week, or in the past, that relates to that which I prayed for? In which direction is He pointing me? We have to step outside of our feelings and our egos, and what we wish He was saying or doing, and look at what He is actually telling us.

So, what was He telling me about the Jackal in the White House? Well, absolutely nothing! His prophets have already spoken at great length about what is going on, and what will happen, in Washington, DC. God has already declared through His prophets that the Jackal will go down, along with most of Congress and the Senate, and most of the corrupt politicians around the world. Let Your Will be done, and not our own! Amen.


Proverbs 24

17 "Do not rejoice and gloat when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad [in self-righteousness] when he stumbles,

18 Or the Lord will see your gloating and be displeased, And turn His anger away from your enemy.” 

But, what about His Word to me this morning: You're looking over there, but I'm over here? What was He telling me? Well, first, to stop thinking about that situation, the Jackal, and start focusing ... on God, on His power and love and Spirit, which He has been pouring out over the United States and across the world for at least the last year. See my blog from January 2021 about God's Spiritual War and Spiritual Revival here: faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/2021-not-a-just-another-year 

In other words, if we have eyes to see and ears to hear, we will stop focusing on the bad over there, and start focusing on the miracles over here, happening right in front of us.

Of course, as usual, God is right! Even though I do not watch the fake news, and I have not been on social media for the last many months, I notice I sometimes become distracted in my thoughts, almost as if I put life (God) on hold because I am waiting for something to happen. So, when I prayed last night to know what was happening regarding the matter that was clearly causing my distracted thoughts (the Jackal), God pretty much told me, Stop having distracted thoughts. You're looking over there, but I'm over here. That issue over there is already being dealt with, but, Look! Look over here at the miracles and wonders happening around you! Praise God!

The video above of Mario Murillo, Evangelist, is just one of the miracles happening around the world. Mario's tent revivals in some of Southern California's most dangerous neighborhoods are saving thousands of lost souls. Hardened criminal drug dealers bringing their drugs into Mario's tents, setting them on the altar, and saying, Here, I can't do this anymore, and turning their lives over to Jesus Christ! Miraculous healings taking place, proven by medical records! Hallelujah! Thank you, Jesus! Amen.

THIS is what is over here, the presence and hand of God! Are you looking over there, when God is over here?

Choose God, and accept His Son, Jesus Christ, and keep an eye out for the miracles over here, and not the distractions over there.

All praise, honor, glory and thanksgiving to God, Most High.

Amen.






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<![CDATA[CAIN AND ABEL]]>Wed, 29 Dec 2021 12:49:47 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/cain-and-abel
"The [intrinsically] good man produces what is good and honorable and moral out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart; and the [intrinsically] evil man produces what is wicked and depraved out of the evil [in his heart]; for his mouth speaks from the overflow of his heart." Luke 6:45


All glory and honor and praise and thanksgiving to God, Most High, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end.

Heavenly Father, let your words continue to flow through me, and not my own. In Jesus' sweet name. Amen!

This is something God has been putting on my heart since at least the beginning of December, but just this morning, lying in bed, half asleep, He pulled it together for me.

God is Great - All The Time!

CAIN AND ABEL


We can see God's system of obedience at work in the story of Cain and Abel. 

"Woe to them! For they have gone the [defiant] way of Cain. . ." Jude 1:11

What was the "[defiant] way of Cain"? Throughout scripture, both the Old and the New Testament, we are told repeatedly that we should love our neighbor.​ Jesus specifically tells us to love God and love our neighbor, above all else:

Matthew 22

37 "Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

38 This is the first and great commandment.

39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets."

We are also told to "Honor the Lord with your substance, and with the firstfruits of all your increase:" Proverbs 3:9

Having read the book of Genesis at least a few times in the last few years, I still never understood why God did not respect Cain's offering, even though the words were right there the whole time.

Genesis 4

2 ". . . And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.

And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord.

And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering:

But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

And the Lord said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lies at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him."

​Let's look at Genesis 4:3, "And in the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground."

Cain offered the fruit of the ground. We can see Cain was not honoring God with the "firstfruits" of his increase, but he offered only the fruit of the ground, which could have been anything, most certainly not his firstfruits, or it would have been so written.

The firstfruits are to be from excess, surplus, not from the leftovers. Cain was honoring God only for what he thought he could get from it, not from his heart, in full obedience to God, loving Him with his heart, mind and soul. God knows our hearts. 

On the other hand, we see that Abel offered his firstborn (
firstfruits), his excess, not his leftovers, AND He gave an offering of fat, which would later, in Leviticus, be reserved as an "offering to God, especially for sin": 

"But Abel brought [an offering of] the [finest] firstborn of his flock and the [b]fat portions. And the Lord had respect (regard) for Abel and for his offering;" Genesis 4:4

Footnotes: biblegateway:com
[b] ​Genesis 4:4 That is, the fat that covered the entrails of the animals. Later, in the Mosaic Law, the Israelites were forbidden to eat this fat (Lev 7:23), which was reserved as an offering to God, especially for sin (Lev 4:8, 26, 35; 9:10; 16:25).

Let's look further at the transgressions of Cain: Cain was the tiller of the ground. Abel was a shepherd, a keeper of the animals. When it came time for them to make offerings to God, Cain gave of his crops, and Abel gave of the firstfruits of his flock. God respected Abel's offering. He did not respect Cain's offering. Why?

God wants us to understand that Cain's heart was not right with God. Cain tried to convince Abel to give him an animal, or trade or barter crops for an animal, and Abel would not agree. Why would Abel not make the trade with Cain? Because Abel knew that Cain's heart was not right with God. He knew that Cain was just going through the motions, so to speak, in order to receive God's grace or favor. Abel knew that Cain did not want the animal to sacrifice for forgiveness of his sins, but only for what rewards he thought he may receive from God for the sacrifice.

Abel was righteous. He had God's Word stored in his heart, and followed His Word, so that he would not sin against God. Psalm 119:11 above.

Cain was not righteous, although he too had God's Word stored in his heart, or at least knew right from wrong, as shown in Genesis 4:7, when God says, "If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. . ." So, he knew to do well, and what the consequences were. He was, however, of that "wicked one": "Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous." 1 John 3:12 


Adam and Eve chose sin over the light and love God offered, the [intrinsically evil man over the intrinsically good man]. They chose our path for us initially, but we are suppose to be the Light of the World, to rise above the lusts of the flesh, and the evil of this world. God is good, and everything He created is perfect, and designed to move man toward Him, back to His glory. 

​So, Cain was of that 'wicked one,'​ and was trying to deceive God, and climb into heaven some other way than through the door: “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up from some other place [on the stone wall], that one is a thief and a robber." John 10:1

Basically, Cain was trying to reap the benefits of righteousness without actually sowing the proper seeds: walking with, knowing, following and being obedient to God.

We know that Cain knew the right thing to do, and chose not to do it: "If you do well, will you not be accepted? and if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. . ."

God was reminding Cain that he knew right from wrong, that he should do what he knew to be right, and thereby overcome man's tendencies towards stubbornness and evil thoughts, and, rather, be obedient to God, to accomplish God's Will, like Abel. Otherwise, sin was at the door, and he would rule over it. ". . . And unto you shall be his [sin's] desire, and you shall rule over him [sin]." Genesis 4:7

Now, in Genesis 4:8, we see that Cain talked with Abel and then slew him. "And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him."

Clearly, it seems as if that sentence is missing the crux. What prompted Cain to kill Abel? The scripture says, Cain talked with Abel his brother, and, later in the field, Cain slew him. What was their conversation? Well, Abel knew that Cain's heart was not right with God, so the "talk" they had went something like this:

Cain said, Hey, Abel, I need a flawless, unblemished, sheep for a sacrifice to the Father.

Abel (Knowing Cain's heart) replied, Okay, sure, brother. Let us go to the field and pick a sheep.

(Later in the field)

Abel (Knowing Cain's heart), Picked out the worst possible sheep he could find, and gave it to Cain, saying, Here is the perfect sheep for you!

Cain cried out, This sheep is sick and weak and blemished!

Abel (Knowing Cain's heart) replied, Yes! That is the perfect sheep for you!

Cain became enraged and killed Abel, and became the first man to shed innocent human blood.
 
Now, we know from scripture that Abel was "righteous," but was he completely innocent? The bible also says that King David was righteous, but he murdered Uriah so he could have his wife. God is a very forgiving God, and He knows our hearts. 

“I, the Lord, search and examine the mind, I test the heart . . . " Jeremiah 17:10

Had Abel followed God's Word in his heart fully, he would have trusted God, and given Cain 100 flawless, unblemished, sheep when he asked for 1, and he would have still been alive to tell the story to his grandchildren. God judges on the heart. If the person receiving our gift is unworthy, God will repay each person accordingly. Luke 6:38  
 
He knows our hearts, and he knew that Abel had honorable motives, when he denied Cain the flawless, unblemished, animal. He was doing it to prevent Cain from deceiving God. Abel failed to realize, however, that God already knew this. God knows our hearts. He judges. He repays. Vengeance is mine says the Lord.

​THE BLOOD SACRIFICE

If God were not so forgiving of our sins, none of us would have salvation, because we are all born flesh and blood sinners, and must be ‘born again’ in Jesus Christ. Hallelujah! Thank you, Jesus.

Hebrews 12:24 below tells us that the blood sacrifice of Jesus was merciful, better and nobler, a more gracious message, which cried out for God to forgive men because "they know not what they do," Luke 23:34, as opposed to Abel, whose blood [sacrifice] cried out to God for vengeance.

"and to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant [uniting God and man], and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks [of mercy], a better and nobler and more gracious message than the blood of Abel [which cried out for vengeance]." Hebrews 12:24

Cain killed Abel, because God required a blood sacrifice. Cain's heart was not right with God, so Abel would not give him a 'flawless, unblemished' animal to sacrifice. Cain, in a fit of rage, killed him as THE blood sacrifice to God. This is why God says, ". . . What have you done? The voice of your brother’s [innocent] blood is crying out to Me from the ground [for justice]." Genesis 4:10

And, also, why Jesus’ ultimate blood sacrifice is compared to Cain’s sacrifice of Abel’s blood in Hebrews 12:24 above.
 
God is Great - All the Time!
 
I pray that we all turn back to God, in full surrender, so that our hearts are right with Him. "Change your hearts, and show by the way you live that you have changed." Matthew 3:8

All glory and honor and praise and thanksgiving to our Heavenly Father, the source of all things, and the cohesive force holding all things together, and to whom we return, in Jesus Christ!
 
Hallelujah! Praise God! Thank you, Jesus!
 
Amen.
 


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<![CDATA[THE SOURCE]]>Thu, 23 Dec 2021 05:00:00 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-source


Mary, did you know that when you kissed your baby boy you kissed the face of God? Hallelujah! 

At the end of 2020, God put on my heart that 2021 would not be just another year, but would be the year that America and the world would begin to wake up and realize that there is only One God, who can save us, even with Eternal Life. Thank you, Jesus. Amen.

Now, at the end of 2021, He has put on my heart that He is the source of all things: “Yet for us there is but one God, the Father, who is the source of all things. . ." 1 Corinthians 8:6 

And, that all things, as we know them, as well as what we do not know, visible and invisible, are in existence because of Him: "For by Him all things were created in heaven and on earth, [things] visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities; all things were created and exist through Him [that is, by His activity] and for Him." Colossians 1:16

We are coming into an amazing time, where we will begin to see more of God's miracles, signs and wonders. I would not be surprised to see miraculous births, healings, possibly even resurrections. I heard a prophet say that God said He is going to put His DNA in some people! He is letting us know He is here. Right now, His Spirit is pouring out into His children all over the world, in masses, and they are receiving powerful gifts and talents from the Holy Spirit.

Keep focused on God: “The eye is the lamp of the body; so if your eye is clear [spiritually perceptive], your whole body will be full of light [benefiting from God’s precepts] (laws, commands)." Matthew 6:22 

If we are not spiritually focused on God, it may look gloomy and dark around us, or even that that is normal. This is why God tells us to wear His full armor Ephesians 6:11-24, because our adversary the devil is like a roaring lion seeking whom he can destroy. If we wear the full armor of God, then our bodies will be full of light, and we know that Satan dwells in the dark, and runs from the light: "And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil." John 3:19

Jesus tells us that the two greatest commandments are to love God with all of your heart, mind and soul, and love your neighbor as yourself. Two simple things that could change the world. Remember, God's Word is alive. These are not JUST words.

Love God and others as yourself! I know it can seem easier to love a God we cannot see than to love other people, standing right next to us. Forgive us, Lord. This is the world we have created for ourselves. When we can look at the homeless person on the corner, and feel compassion for him as if it were us standing on the corner, then we will understand Jesus' commandment to love your neighbor as yourself.

The homeless person is too easy though. Most people have a tug at their heart strings when they see homeless people, especially children.

What about the grumpy pants in the convenience store you go to everyday? Or, that neighbor who has a Biden (or Trump, depending on your preference) sign in their front yard? Or, what about our family that we have not spoken to in years? Or, that car behind you riding on your bumper with his bright lights on? Can we muster some love for these people? 

When we can look past our initial 'feelings' of hate, or indifference, and make a step towards freedom, liberty, emancipation from the bondage of hate, then we will understand God's Words. "Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty [emancipation from bondage, true freedom]." 2 Corinthians 3:17

Hate, indifference, or feelings of superiority, keep us where Satan wants us, not where God wants us. When we realize that we are not superior, but we are actually the very person at which we are looking, that we are ONE from 'the source,' God, then we will truly understand Jesus' words, to love our neighbor as ourself, because they are US!

So, yes, when Mary kissed her baby boy, she kissed the face of God, but she also kissed her own face, and the face of her mother and father, her neighbor next door, the grumpy pants down the street.

We are all ONE, and we all return to 'the source.' "Earnestly remember your Creator before the silver cord [of life] is broken, or the golden bowl is crushed, or the pitcher at the fountain is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed; then the dust [out of which God made man’s body] will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it." Ecclesiastes 12:6-7

We must 'earnestly remember our Creator' before 'the spirit returns to God who gave it," and by remembering our creator, thus remember ourselves, and who we are: ONE!

Find your connection with God, and ultimately with all of mankind, by reading the bible and praying. Read and pray, pray and read. Do random acts of kindness. Everyone knows that the things we do repeatedly become habits. Let's make our habits for the greater good. We cannot control the choices the world makes, or even our own friends and family make. We can only control the choices we make. 

I pray that we all make a choice to "Let our light so shine before men, that they may see our good works, and glorify our Father which is in heaven." Matthew 5:16

Kiss the face of God today, and, remember, you are kissing your own face!

Jesus promises us only good if we follow Him. Again, not JUST words.

Psalm 91

Security of the One Who Trusts in the Lord.

1 "He who [a]dwells in the shelter of the Most High

Will remain secure and rest in the shadow of the Almighty [whose power no enemy can withstand].

I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress,

My God, in whom I trust [with great confidence, and on whom I rely]!”

For He will save you from the trap of the fowler,

And from the deadly pestilence.

4  He will cover you and completely protect you with His pinions,

And under His wings you will find refuge;
His faithfulness is a shield and a wall.

You will not be afraid of the terror of night,
Nor of the arrow that flies by day,

Nor of the pestilence that stalks in darkness,
Nor of the destruction (sudden death) that lays waste at noon.

A thousand may fall at your side

And ten thousand at your right hand,

But danger will not come near you.

You will only [be a spectator as you] look on with your eyes

And witness the [divine] repayment of the wicked [as you watch safely from the shelter of the Most High].

Because you have made the Lord, [who is] my refuge,

Even the Most High, your dwelling place,

10 No evil will befall you,

Nor will any plague come near your tent.

11 For He will command His angels in regard to you,

To protect and defend and guard you in all your ways [of obedience and service].

12 They will lift you up in their hands,

So that you do not [even] strike your foot against a stone.

13 You will tread upon the lion and cobra;

The young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot.

14 “Because he set his love on Me, therefore I will save him;

I will set him [securely] on high, because he knows My name [he confidently trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never abandon him, no, never].

15 “He will call upon Me, and I will answer him;

I will be with him in trouble;

I will rescue him and honor him.

16 “With a long life I will satisfy him

And I will let him see My salvation.”

Footnotes
  1. Psalm 91:1 The wonderful promises of this chapter are dependent upon one’s meeting the conditions stated in these first two verses (see Ex 15:26) (see below).
  • "saying, “If you will diligently listen and pay attention to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in His sight, and listen to His commandments, and keep [foremost in your thoughts and actively obey] all His precepts and statutes, then I will not put on you any of the diseases which I have put on the Egyptians; for I am the Lord who heals you.” Exodus 15:26


Thank you, Father. Amen.


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<![CDATA[GOD'S PLAN FOR MAN]]>Wed, 22 Dec 2021 14:49:51 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/gods-plan-for-man

"He is not here: for he is risen. . ." Matthew 28:6



Last night 12/21/21, I dreamed all night again, this time of "The Resurrection." It was the same kind of dream as "Christmas Magic," which I wrote about a few days ago. Update: 12/25/21: I just realized the date 12/21/21 adds up to 333, a number thought to represent Jesus Christ: (1+2=3, 1+2=3, 2+1=3 (333). ​You can't make this stuff up.

The dream last night about the resurrection really felt like it had something to do with the "Christmas Magic" story. Again, there were no pictures or visions that are clear to me, or that I remember, but a feeling of amazement, as if perhaps I was witnessing resurrections, and the words "The Resurrection" over and over and over again.

Heavenly Father, hear my prayers. Let Your words flow through me, and not my own, and let Your children hear them. In Jesus' name. Amen.

So, what was God’s plan for man? The book of Titus tells us that it was eternal life:
 
Titus 1:2 “In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;”
 
So, God promised [man] eternal life before the world began, and we know also that He has only thoughts of peace towards man, to give us an expected end … eternal life:
 
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11
 
Amen.
 
Now, Colossians 1 tells us that everything was created,
 
BY HIM
 
THROUGH HIM
 
FOR HIM, and
 
IN HIM
 
Colossians 1
 
16 “For by Him all things were created in heaven and on earth, [things] visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities; all things were created and exist through Him [that is, by His activity] and for Him.
 
17 And He Himself existed and is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. [His is the controlling, cohesive force of the universe.]
 
Think of it like a movie: God is the creator/writer and director, and everyone and everything, earthly and heavenly beings, is there to perform God’s Will, like actors in His movie.
 
BY HIM
 
THROUGH HIM
 
FOR HIM, and
 
IN HIM
 
His Will, before the world began, was that man, who was created from the dust of the earth, would have access to eternal life. So, every life force in the universe is pushing man towards God’s Will, from one degree of glory to more glory, from imperfection to perfection [which is eternal life].
 
“And we all, with unveiled face, continually seeing as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are progressively being transformed into His image from [one degree of] glory to [even more] glory, which comes from the Lord, [who is] the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18
 
Every life force in heaven and in ​and on earth is pushing man towards God’s Will, including Satan and his minions.
 
At first viewing of God’s movie, Satan and his minions appear to be the antagonists in the movie, the evil villains, and by all rights and definition, they are evil. The real antagonist in the movie, however, is sin and through sin, death.
 
Now, we know from scripture that God is perfect, and everything He created is good:
 
God is perfect: "Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect." Matthew 5:48

And, everything He created is good: For everything God has created is good. . .” 1 Timothy 4:4
 
Therefore, we should have faith to believe that Satan was created exactly how God planned it: Perfect in all his ways until iniquity was found in him. “Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.” Ezekiel 28:15


Is this not why even the Archangel Michael dared not accuse the devil (Satan), but simply said, "The Lord rebuke you"? Jude 1:9

Jude 1

8 "Nevertheless in the same way, these dreamers [who are dreaming that God will not punish them] also defile the body, and reject [legitimate] authority, and revile and mock angelic majesties.

But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil (Satan), and arguing about the body of Moses, did not dare bring an abusive condemnation against him, but [simply] said, 'The Lord rebuke you!'

10 But these men sneer at anything which they do not understand; and whatever they do know by [mere] instinct, like unreasoning and irrational beasts—by these things they are destroyed."

But these men sneer at anything which they do not understand . . . by these things they are destroyed. Jude 1:10

In other words, we should not speak ill of things we do not understand in God's Word, lest by so doing, we destroy ourselves.

How could we be 'born again,' unless we first died? 

1 Corinthians 15

35 "
But someone will say, 'How are the dead raised? And with what kind of body will they come?' 

36 You fool! Every time you plant seed you sow something that does not come to life [germinating, springing up and growing] unless it first dies."

It took me a little minute to understand what he was saying, but if you think about it, when you plant a seed, the outer shell must die for the seed to break through and grow. Right now, we are still in our seed, our shell. Our outer shell must die, our flesh, so that we can come to life in Jesus Christ, the resurrection.


So, we were created perfect, like God, in light and love, planted in the dirt and raised up with God's breathe. Now, through sin and death, we die, spiritually and literally, and are 'born again' in Christ, whom is the Word made flesh.

How many people know that God never promised in His Word a good time for bad people? The way of the ungodly will perish. Psalm 1:6  -  It will not be a good time for the wicked. The Bible is clear on this fact.
 
God is good, all the time - to His chosen people - but, when He comes again, the ungodly will perish.
 
His children, however, are protected from harm in Jesus Christ: Jesus said, “Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” Luke 10:19

If you have not accepted Jesus Christ as your personal savior, God has given you an engraved invitation, written in the blood of His only begotten son. Did you RSVP by accepting Him and believing in Him?

So, God promised eternal life before the world began, but “Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God . . .” 1 Corinthians 15:50
 
Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, except through eternal life, also called ‘the resurrection,’ who is Jesus Christ.
 
“Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.” John 11:25
 
JESUS CHRIST IS THE RESURRECTION!!
 
In other words, through God's brilliant plan for man, sin entered the world, which is the antagonist (the bad guy) in His movie, and through sin death entered, through death, eternal life in the resurrection, which is Jesus Christ, whom is the protagonist (the good guy) in the movie. 

“Jesus says unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life [the resurrection]: no man comes unto the Father, but by me.” John 14:6
 
Jesus Christ, who is the resurrection, is God’s promise of eternal life before the world began. We are ‘born again’ now through His Word, His system on earth, but later, at the end, we will be ‘born again,’ in the resurrection, who is Jesus Christ.
 
“Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3 now or then!


How can we be ‘born again' unless we first die, to be resurrected incorruptible and immortal, and to ascend on the clouds with Jesus? “For this corruptible [man] must put on incorruption, and this mortal [man] must put on immortality.” 1 Corinthians 15:53

God's movie is unique, in that our free will lets us write our ending: In both endings, man dies; there is no escaping that, but in one ending, death is permanent, brutal and merciless, and in the other ending, death leads to eternal life, the resurrection, who is Jesus Christ.

Which ending do you choose? Bow to Jesus and confess to God now . . .

"
For it is written, As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God." Romans 14:11

GOD IS GOOD - ALL THE TIME!

All glory and honor and praise and thanksgiving to God, Most High, the creator of the heavens and the earth.

​Amen!


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<![CDATA[CHRISTMAS MAGIC]]>Sun, 19 Dec 2021 22:02:25 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/christmas-magicDo You Believe?
 

All glory, honor, praise and thanksgiving to the One True God, the living God! Heavenly Father, let your words flow through me, and let Your children hear them. In Jesus' name. Amen.

A couple of days ago, I prayed for God to give me insight into the next step in His Plan, and/or when the world would see what He is doing, specifically? 

Last night, I had a dream. No pictures or visions, just words. "Christmas Magic,"  over and over and over again, all night long in my sleep. I thought that was all God gave me about it, until I started writing this blog.

I am confident that we are getting ready to see some real 'Christmas Magic,' like the supernatural kind. Perhaps, the same as the REAL, original, 'Christmas Magic,' which was the supernatural, virgin, birth of Jesus Christ. That just popped into my head as I was writing this, and, then, I remembered a prophet saying recently that God said we are getting ready to see His Power, as in the days of Zechariah and Elizabeth.

If you remember Zechariah and Elizabeth, they were both old when they were told by God's angel Gabriel that Elizabeth would have a son, and they would name him John ... John the Baptizer.

If I am being honest, this is not the kind of 'Christmas Magic' I was envisioning after I had the dream, nor all the way up to as I was writing this blog, which is probably why I did not write it yesterday, because I was not on the track on which God wanted me, so I had no words.

I was not even sure I was going to write it. Honestly, all I had were the words 'Christmas Magic.' Everything else came to me as I was writing it, but I do know I prayed for understanding, and I do know that I had the dream about the words 'Christmas Magic,' and I know how God has put things together for me over the last two years: a piece of scripture here, a dream there, a prophet's words at exactly the right time, and altogether, His Word cannot be denied. Hallelujah! Praise God!

So, a miracle birth was not what I was envisioning. I mean, it would be wonderful to see some miracles at Christmas (or anytime), don't get me wrong, Amen, but, to be honest, my earthly, fleshy, vision of 'Christmas Magic' was more regarding politics. I am sure that is what is on a lot of people's minds, but as God told me earlier in the year: A politician, a mere man, cannot save us; Jesus Christ is the only one who can save us!

Now, God has taken me on quite a journey over the last couple of years in writing about His Plan: First, He said this was a Spiritual War, not in the physical realm, but in the supernatural realm; then, He said that He is separating the wheat from the chaff, and drawing a line with His finger in stone between good and evil, God and Satan, so that no one can be confused (boy, He was not kidding!); then, the lukewarm Christian; reaping what we sow; seed time and harvest; repentance; judgment; now, activating His government, or system, on earth; and, finally, Him wanting ALL focus on Him and His Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

So, hold on to your hats and buckle up, get ready for some supernatural 'Christmas Magic'! Do you believe? I do! I have seen His Power too many times in my life to not believe.

Our Prayer Today:

Heavenly Father, thank you for our many blessings. Thank you for Your Word. Thank you for Your Word that tells us that if we call on you, you will show us great and mighty things, and if we ask, believing, we will receive. Hallelujah!

Father, help us to have faith in You, and to believe as little children, who have faith in a different kind of 'Christmas Magic,' for theirs is the kingdom of God. 

We know that with men, this is impossible, but with God, all things are possible. Hallelujah! Thank you, Jesus.

We pray for these things in Jesus' name. Amen.



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<![CDATA[GOD'S SYSTEM OF PRAYER]]>Fri, 10 Dec 2021 17:46:51 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/god-system-of-prayer


WHEN YOU KNOW GOD, YOU KNOW YOU KNOW GOD!

Hallelujah!


Do you know Him?

Something God has shared with me recently, in the last couple of months, is that His Word, the Bible, is a system, an automated system on earth, activated by praying and reading His Word, and, also, by our own thoughts, words spoken, and our own actions or deeds.

The words in the Bible are not just words. They are active and alive. If we meditate on His word, worship Him, give all glory, praise and thanksgiving to Him, day and night, every day, it will activate enormous blessings in our lives.

Not only have I experienced His system in my life, personally, as I have written about in these blogs recently, but this is also what He tells us to do in His Word.

"So then, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of [our great] God." 1 Corinthians 10:31

Whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God!

Whatever you do :::::

Philippians 4

6 "Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God.

And the peace of God which transcends all understanding, stands guard over your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus."


"In everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition"

WHATEVER YOU DO! By prayer and petition ... and receive the PEACE of God that passes ALL understanding! God's System!



James 4 goes into God's System of Prayer even further, and tells us specifically to pray before we move or change jobs.

James 4

13 "Come now [and pay attention to this], you who say, 'Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and carry on our business and make a profit.'

14 Yet you do not know [the least thing] about what may happen in your life tomorrow. [What is secure in your life?] You are merely a vapor [like a puff of smoke or a wisp of steam from a cooking pot] that is visible for a little while and then vanishes [into thin air].

15 Instead you ought to say, 'If the Lord wills, we will live and we will do this or that.'

16 But as it is, you boast [vainly] in your pretension and arrogance. All such boasting is evil."

Now, I know people will say to themselves, I have a job and a family. I don't have time for meditation, prayer and worship, day and night! And, God says to you, Yes, you do! Yes, you do have time, even with your hectic schedule and being pulled in 50 different directions, you have time!

You know why you have time? First of all, because God said you do LOL  Amen? But, also, because meditation, prayer and worship can, and should, be done all day long, every day. When you are driving down the road, just say to yourself, or out loud, Praise God! Thank you, Jesus! All Glory and Honor and Praise to God, Most High! Thank you thank you thank you. Hallelujah to the Lamb of God! Amen!  Easy peasy, right? It really just takes a conscious effort, and eventually it becomes a habit, a good habit!

Waiting in the drop-off line at school? Heavenly Father, thank you for my many blessings. Thank you for forgiving me of my sins. Watch over my children and my husband today, keep your word and your will in their hearts, and make their paths straight. Amen!

Prayer system activated!

Start talking to God, reading His Word, and listening to His answers. Watch the enormous benefits that start to roll into your life.

Now, what does God say about His system of prayer for healing?

GOD'S SYSTEM OF PRAYER
FOR HEALING OURSELVES AND OTHERS


James 5

13 "Is anyone among you suffering? He must pray.

Is anyone joyful? He is to sing praises [to God].

14 Is anyone among you sick? He must call for the elders (spiritual leaders) of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with [c]oil [the presence of God, the Holy Spirit] in the name of the Lord [Jesus Christ];

15 and the prayer of faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another [your false steps, your offenses], and pray for one another, that you may be healed and restored. The heartfelt and persistent prayer of a righteous man (believer) can accomplish much [when put into action and made effective by God--it is dynamic and can have tremendous power].

17 Elijah was a man with a nature like ours [with the same physical, mental, and spiritual limitations and shortcomings], and he prayed intensely for it not to rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.

18 Then he prayed again, and the sky gave rain and the land produced its crops [as usual]."

Footnotes: biblegateway.com
(c) James 5:14 The oil symbolizes the presence of God.

Definition of "dynamic": always ACTIVE or changing.

Prayer is 'dynamic,' always active (alive). Hallelujah! Amen!

So, according to James 5:13-18 above, whom is called to pray for the sick?

First, the elders, or spiritual leaders, of the church are to pray over them, and anoint them with the presence of God, which is the Holy Spirit, in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. 

Second, as righteous men and women, we are called to pray for them and ourselves (that we may all be healed and restored), and we are specifically told that we can accomplish 'MUCH' through prayer!

Now, what does "righteous" mean. If anyone is like I was, I really did not understand what it meant until recently. I remember not that long ago, looking at my husband and saying, Am I righteous? Are you righteous? What does that mean?

So, I looked up the definition of "righteous": from wordnik: Morally upright; without guilt or sin.

I was like, wow, that really does not describe me, even though I was living as sin-free as humanly possible at that time (within my limited knowledge of God's Word), so the whole concept of righteousness went right over my head. Then, of course, a light bulb went off (God spoke), and I realized that 'righteous' means saved by the grace of God, and having our sins washed away by the blood sacrifice of the New Covenant, Jesus Christ.

In other words, we are saved from sin, or death (we are righteous), because God wanted to save us, and he sacrificed His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, so that our sins could be washed away, once and for all, forever. Amen! But do not abuse God's system, because with blessings come curses. Plus, we (believers) will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ and give account to God! Romans 14:11-12. Praise God! Thank you, Jesus!

Further, Jesus tells us in Matthew 18:19 that if just two of us agree on earth on anything, it shall be done for them! 

​"Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven." Matthew 18:19  God's System!

So, these are the reasons I started attending Saturday night prayer meeting at church, because I know firsthand that prayer works in my life. I think I was driven (by God) to come to the church physically, and pray with other people in the chapel.

"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them." Matthew 18:20

It was almost like a feeling of selfishness on my part, because I knew miracles could happen, and I was not doing what God's Word instructed me to do to help effectuate those miracles in other people's lives, as well as my own.

"Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much." James 5:16 - God's System!!

Remember, Satan is like a roaring lion looking for whom he can devour. The one Saturday night I did not attend the prayer meeting, I knew immediately that Satan had won that round, and I vowed to not let that happen again. Praise God!

So, maybe you will be called (by God) to attend prayer meetings at your church for healing of others, or you and/or your family and friends, or possibly a stranger!

Regardless, cover all your bases, activate ALL of God's blessings and walk with Him all day long, every day. You will activate God's system in your life, and then you will fully understand what I mean when I say, When you know God, you KNOW you know him!

I pray God gives everyone the peace that passes all understanding!

Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!

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<![CDATA[THE HOLY SPIRIT]]>Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:54:08 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-holy-spirit


​"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them." Matthew 18:20

Our God is a supernatural God. What does supernatural mean?

Supernatural
soo͞″pər-năch′ər-əl
adjective
  1. Of or relating to existence outside the natural world.
  2. Attributed to a power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces.
  3. Of or relating to a deity.

Is your church a supernatural church? Is the Holy Spirit present? Can you tell when he is present? If not, find a new church. Sad but true. Sorry not sorry. You cannot be a supernatural church without the presence of the Holy Spirit. God has put on my heart many times in the last two years that we are moving into a supernatural explosion of God into the hearts of believers. We are already seeing more and more (lay) people expressing new gifts from Holy Spirit.

Of all the religious denominations, I believe Pentecostal is considered THE supernatural church. We believe in gifts from the Holy Spirit, and his presence in our worship:

1 Corinthians 12 

4 "Now there are [distinctive] varieties of spiritual gifts [special abilities given by the grace and extraordinary power of the Holy Spirit operating in believers], but it is the same Spirit [who grants them and empowers believers]. 

And there are [distinctive] varieties of ministries and service, but it is the same Lord [who is served]. 

And there are [distinctive] ways of working [to accomplish things], but it is the same God who produces all things in all believers [inspiring, energizing, and empowering them].

But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit [the spiritual illumination and the enabling of the Holy Spirit] for the common good.

To one is given through the [Holy] Spirit [the power to speak] the message of wisdom, and to another [the power to express] the word of knowledge and understanding according to the same Spirit;

to another [wonder-working] faith [is given] by the same [Holy] Spirit, and to another the [extraordinary] gifts of healings by the one Spirit;

10 and to another the working of miracles, and to another prophecy [foretelling the future, speaking a new message from God to the people], and to another discernment of spirits [the ability to distinguish sound, godly doctrine from the deceptive doctrine of man-made religions and cults], to another various kinds of [unknown] tongues, and to another interpretation of tongues.

11 All these things [the gifts, the achievements, the abilities, the empowering] are brought about by one and the same [Holy] Spirit, distributing to each one individually just as He chooses."


At our church, which we just started attending, we have a prayer meeting Saturday nights at 7:00 p.m. I attended it for the first time on November 20, 2021. Even though there were only three people present at the prayer meeting, you could feel the presence of the Holy Spirit in the room. We prayed for various things, and people who had submitted prayer requests, and others who had not.

I have personally seen amazing results from prayer, even when I pray alone, much less three righteous people, God's house, in the presence of the Holy Spirit. Hallelujah! Praise God!

Prayer is not a one-time, one-shot deal. Imagine if the whole church were praying for the same things, at the same time.

​Needless to say, I will be praying for all of our prayer warriors to show up at all prayer meetings. Amen!

Now, one of the other things I prayed for Saturday night is for every seat in our church to be filled, all sermons, meetings and classes. Thursday morning, also on Thanksgiving Day, God put on my heart that our church is getting ready to explode, not only in members, but also in the presence of the Holy Spirit! I even saw a tent, and shuttles transporting people! Hallelujah! Amen!

These are great times we are coming into. God is making it known that He is real, and He is here. There are wonders and signs and miracles happening all around us ..... open your eyes to see, your ears to hear and your heart to understand ..... but do not expect to hear or see them from the false prophets (fake news).

All honor, glory, praise and thanksgiving to God, the Most High.

​Hallelujah! Praise God! Thank you, Jesus! Amen!
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<![CDATA[FEAST AND FAMINE]]>Tue, 31 Aug 2021 13:36:01 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/feast-and-famine

Choose God




You know those people who say God is a myth, a fairy tale, sky daddy? First, if you know God, you know you know God. The more God plays out in my daily life, the more I want to shout it from the housetops!!

Over the last couple of years, God has been very active in my life, to say the least. My journey has been from full-blown, active and willing sinner, to faithful servant of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and our heavenly Father.

God gave my husband and I messages last year, however, of which I did not write about, because, as I have said before, sadly, I do not have the faith of a mustard seed.

But, no matter how stiff-necked (stubborn) man is, if God has a Word to be said, He will insure it is said. Hallelujah! Praise God!

This story begins in 2020.

Last year, God gave my husband a vision of a silo, and he started talking about building a silo. We soon realized that was not feasible, primarily because we do not have room to grow enough of anything to fill a silo. But, God had planted the seed in our thoughts and hearts, and, almost simultaneously, God put a spirit of preparing (storing food and necessities) in me. I struggled with this concept at first, because Jesus said, 
“But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:” Matthew 6:20

Then, God gave me a vision one night: I was washing dishes, and I began washing with a large, full bottle of dish detergent, and when I was through washing, the bottle was half empty. That would be a lot of dishes. So, I then knew that God was having us store food, because a time was coming when people would need it.

All of this happened last year, and we have been prepping ever since then. I bought a dehydrator, and then two dehydrators. Recently, I bought a pressure canner. The pressure canner is great, but I love the dehydrator. Most nutrients are preserved, the food is lighter, and the jars and mylar bags can hold more. Most importantly, a bowl of rehydrated vegetable soup is absolutely delicious, no seasoning even required. Update: I now realize the soup is delicious because I cooked the dehydrated pinto beans with a lot of garlic and onion before I dehydrated them. So, the soup is a little bland without seasoning, but it is easy enough to add some.

In addition to storing food, I was drawn to learning about medicinal, delicious and nutritious weeds that grow in the backyard, and even cultivating some weeds, and collecting seeds from them for next year. And, we planted 13 fruit trees. 

Now, everyone may not have room to grow all of that outside, but you do not need to have a lot of room. We also started learning to cultivate food inside the house. We actually started hydroponics a few years ago, to see how it would go, and, surprisingly, the plants got big over the winter, but then I planted them outside in the spring. But, I now know for sure that I can grow brassica (broccoli, cabbage, etc.) greens inside the house, in water.... and also in dirt (in the house). The leaves of the broccoli plant are just as delicious and nutritious as the actual broccoli itself.

So, plant a tree . . . or, even a weed, grow something, inside or outside! 


​Now, what does the Bible say about famine in the land?

Seven Years of Feast - Seven Years of Famine

Genesis 41

29 "Behold, there come seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt:

30 And there shall arise after them seven years of famine; and all the plenty shall be forgotten in the land of Egypt; and the famine shall consume the land;

31 And the plenty shall not be known in the land by reason of that famine following; for it shall be very grievous."

This morning, God showed me the following Scripture from Jeremiah 14, which is in line with God's Word to me at the beginning of the year regarding Jeremiah 4. You can read about it here: faithfullamb.com/walk-with-god/the-angels-are-here. The entire Book of Jeremiah describes God's wrath to come, but Jeremiah 4 and Jeremiah 14, is what He has shown me.

Famine and the False Prophets

Jeremiah 14


False Prophets

13 "But I said, Alas, Lord God! Behold, the [false] prophets are telling them, ‘You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I [the Lord] will give you lasting peace in this place.’ 

14 Then the Lord said to me, 'The [counterfeit] prophets are prophesying lies in My Name. I have neither sent them nor authorized them nor spoken to them. They are prophesying to you made-up visions [pretending to call forth responses from handmade gods], a worthless divination and the deceit of their own mind.

15 Therefore, thus says the Lord concerning the [false] prophets who are prophesying in My Name, although I did not send them—yet they keep saying, 'Sword and famine shall not be in this land’: by sword and famine those prophets shall meet their end and be consumed.

16 And the people to whom they are prophesying will be thrown out into the streets of Jerusalem, victims of famine and sword; and they will have no one to bury them—neither them, nor their wives, nor their sons, nor their daughters. For I will pour out their [own] wickedness on them [and not only on the imposters posing as prophets, for the people could not have been deceived without their own consent].'"


The Blameless Will be Satisfied

Psalm 37

16 "Better is the little of the righteous [who seek the will of God]

Than the abundance (riches) of many wicked (godless).

17 For the arms of the wicked will be broken,

But the Lord upholds and sustains the righteous [who seek Him].

18 The Lord knows the days of the blameless,

And their inheritance will continue forever.

19 They will not be ashamed in the time of evil,

And in the days of famine they will have plenty and be satisfied."


20 But the wicked (ungodly) will perish,

And the enemies of the Lord will be like the glory of the pastures and like the fat of lambs [that is consumed in smoke],

They vanish—like smoke they vanish away.

21 The wicked borrows and does not pay back,

But the righteous is gracious and kind and gives.

22 For those blessed by God will [at last] inherit the land,

But those cursed by Him will be cut off."


"The Lord knows the days of the blameless . . . And in the days of famine they will have plenty and be satisfied."


Acts 3

19 "So repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret past sins] and return [to God—seek His purpose for your life], so that your sins may be wiped away [blotted out, completely erased], so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord [restoring you like a cool wind on a hot day];

20 and that He may send [to you] Jesus, the Christ, who has been appointed for you,

21 whom heaven must keep until the time for the [complete] restoration of all things about which God promised through the mouth of His holy prophets from ancient time.

22 Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your countrymen; you shall listen to Him and obey everything He tells you.

23 And it will be that every person that does not listen to and heed that Prophet will be utterly destroyed from among the people.’

24 Indeed, all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and those who came after him, also announced these days.

25 You are the sons (descendants) of the prophets and [heirs] of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘And in your seed (descendant) all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’

26 It was for you first of all that God raised up His Servant and Son [Jesus], and sent Him to bless you by turning every one of you from your wicked ways.”


Matthew 13:15

"'For this nation’s heart has grown hard,

And with their ears they hardly hear,

And they have [tightly] closed their eyes,

Otherwise they would see with their eyes,

And hear with their ears,

And understand with their heart, and turn [to Me]


And I would heal them [spiritually].’"


Isaiah 45:17 

"Israel has been saved by the Lord

With an everlasting salvation;

You will not be put to shame or humiliated for all eternity."


Isaiah 45:22 “Turn to Me and be saved, all the ends of the earth; For I am God, and there is no other."


Choose God and His only begotten son, Jesus Christ, or Go To Hell. There is no other choice.


Today's Prayercourtesty of: https://blessedbeliever.com/prayer-points/

Oh, Heavenly Father, living God, most gracious, just and merciful, we pray that You continue to shine Your Light on the heavens and the earth, exposing all darkness, from east to west and north to south. Shine Your Light into the hearts of Your children, waking them out of their slumber in Jesus.

Father, I thank you for waking me up, and for not giving up on me. You are a patient and loving Father, and we know that you want all of your sheep to find the way back to Your Flock. We pray for Your Great Awakening of the World, and the Great Harvest promised by You through Your Word and Prophets, thirty-, sixty- or an hundredfold. Hallelujah! 

Father, we pray that Your children everywhere find you, come back to you, and are healed, before the fury of your recompense on the World.

Father, we know we have broken your laws and our sins have separated us from you. We are truly sorry, and now we want to turn away from our past sinful life toward you.

Please forgive us, and help us avoid sinning again. We believe that your son, Jesus Christ, died for our sins, was resurrected from the dead, is alive, and hears our prayers. We invite Jesus to become the Lord of our lives, to rule and reign in our hearts, from this day forward.

Please send your Holy Spirit to help us obey You, and to do Your Will for the rest of our lives.

We pray for all of these things in Jesus' name.

Hallelujah! Praise God, Most High, the Great I Am, the creator of the heavens and the earth, our heavenly Father. 

Amen! Amen! Amen!
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<![CDATA[WHITE AS SNOW]]>Fri, 09 Jul 2021 16:27:58 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/white-as-snow
First, it cannot be said enough that prayer is amazing. Both of the following Scriptures are just and true:

"And all things, whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive." Matthew 21:22

“And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.” 1 John 3:22

All Glory to God in the Highest. Hallelujah!

So, on to "White as Snow." Last weekend, I got out of bed to pray during the evening, as I sometimes do, although not as often as I know that I should. I prayed for God to give me insight into what was going on at that moment in the world, in His Plan. I also prayed to see His face and have His loving arms wrapped around me. I prayed for many things, but those two are related to this story. Then, I went back to bed, and to sleep.

At some point after that, God gave me a vision, where I looked out a window and saw snow. I did not even have to pull out my Bible and research Scripture to know that He had answered both of my questions or requests.

In the Bible, snow represents the cleansing of sin: "Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool." Isaiah 1:18


So, first, God is cleansing sin in the world and in America.

Snow also represents the image of God: "His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire." Revelation 1:14

Honestly, God could not have picked a better image with which to show me Himself. The first snows of the year always make me smile, and make me feel warm and fuzzy. Thank you, Lord. 

And, so second, we know that He answers prayers with amazing consideration and love.

He truly is great all of the time! Hallelujah! Praise God.




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<![CDATA[ALGORITHM IS NOT MAN'S RHYTHM]]>Wed, 17 Mar 2021 13:48:25 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/algorithm-is-not-mans-rhythm

WAKE UP, AMERICA! - MASSIVE ASH AND DUST STORM
CREEPING IN FROM GUATEMALA VOLCANO ERUPTIONS,
WITH SULFUR OXIDE CLOUD (volcano gas)
OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN OVER MIDWEST
​March 17, 2021

OVER 52 VOLCANOES
​ERUPTING WORLDWIDE

MAN, THE FINAL FRONTIER?

"SpaceX has received regulatory approval from the Federal Communications Commission to deploy up to 12,000 satellites, and is planning to launch around 30,000 more."

"For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it." Jeremiah 4:28 (See the videos above about world and USA weather.) ​

So, what's all this about algorithms? Well, algorithm is not man's rhythm, the rhythm of life, given by God when He created all things. Algorithm is artificial intelligence: Like "The Terminator," I'll Be Back, SkyNet, take over the world, artificial intelligence ... or, at least the beginning of it.

Yesterday, I read that Elon Musk's Space-X sent 180 satellites into space in the last 10 days for the company, SatLink. 
(See article from Newsweek above.)  Seemed odd to me, but what do I know about satellites? The first thing that came to my mind was, it was bad enough we pollute the earth, now we are polluting outer space. Still a valid point, I think.

This morning, however, I saw a prophet say that God said, The rhythm of life flows along with us, flows right along with us, but the algorithm is death. And then he referred to Ecclesiastes 10:20 ". . . and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter. . ."  "Bird of the air": Satellites?! ". . . that which hath wings shall tell the matter": cell phones, computers, artificial intelligence controlling our homes?! . . . The algorithm is death?!

Algorithm Definition: "A set of mathematical instructions or rules that, especially if given to a computer, will help to calculate an answer to a problem."

"The algorithm is death"!!


But, what exactly is God telling us? Clearly, it is a warning. "They" are listening to us! And, just like they spied on President Trump's campaign, we already know they ARE spying on us as well. It is no coincidence that it seems like you can merely think about something, and all of a sudden, the ads show up for it on your phone or computer. Now, they use these capabilities to get rich off of us with advertising, but God has shown us, through His prophet(s), that their capability and/or intent is to use this technology against us at some point in the future, to weed out dissenters, those who dare to deny them, their vaccinations, or their trampling of our Constitutional rights.

Thus, the Scripture, "
and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber . . ." Because, just like China is rounding up its citizens now in 2021, and putting them in "Internment Camps," "for the common good," God is warning us to be careful of what we say, even in our own homes, lest we be "rounded up" as well. 

I know this sounds insane, but does it really? Think about it, look at the sequence of events I present herein, and God's Word to me over the last year in my blogs, most importantly do your own research, and determine for yourself.

For instance, as I was writing this, I was reminded of, and drawn back to, my blog titled, "The Angels Are Here," dated February 9, 2021, (You can see that blog by clicking here: faithfullamb.com/walk-with-god/the-angels-are-here), which is a breakdown of Jeremiah 4. I do feel God has been warning me over the last year, much the same as with Judah and Jerusalem in Jeremiah, He will not turn away His wrath, for our sins and iniquities are too great in His eyes and we have not repented, or turned away from our sin.

So, God will bring destruction to our cities, but not yet a full end; a remnant will remain to repopulate the earth. And we know from Scripture that God often uses our enemies to punish us. The algorithm is death.

Stay with me for a few minutes now, because I am going to pull together something else God gave me a few weeks ago, and which He is just now bringing together for me into a cohesive thought, story or plan.

So, yes, trouble is coming to America, and to the world, because God wants ALL of His children to return to Him, and to turn away from sin. Unfortunately, and sadly, in despair is when man turns to God the most, but this is not the end. Again, refer to Jeremiah 4. Not the end, and not at this time!?

So, in my sleep on the evening of February 21, 2021, God gave me the word "Josiah." Although I did not know specifically who Josiah was, I felt certain I would find him in the Bible, and I did, beginning at 2 Kings 22 and at 2 Chronicles 33:25, and Jeremiah also talks about Josiah at Jeremiah 3:6. I recommend everyone read these passages. Some theologians and scholars agree that Josiah, even though only eight years old when he began to rule, may have been God's second greatest king of Jerusalem, second only to King David, but even so, his greatness was not enough to quench God's anger at the evildoings of his grandfather, Manasseh.

The Scripture relevant to today's message, however, is as follows:

2 Kings 22: 16-20

16 "Thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will bring evil upon this place, and upon the inhabitants thereof, even all the words of the book which the king of Judah hath read:

17 Because they have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.

18 But to the king of Judah which sent you to enquire of the Lord, thus shall ye say to him, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, As touching the words which thou hast heard;

19 Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heard what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and have rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the Lord.

20 Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered into thy grave in peace; and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring upon this place. And they brought the king word again."

"But to the king of Judah [a/k/a Josiah] [a/k/a Trump] which sent you to enquire of the Lord . . ." Not that Trump is actually Josiah reincarnated, but that God showed me Jeremiah and Josiah to show what is going to happen to the world, but not until after Trump finishes his second term, or, more likely, after his natural, peaceful death, as in Josiah.


So, now you know why it has taken me so long to write this blog. How do you write a blog to tell people destruction is coming? But, God kept giving me pieces over the last couple of weeks, until I had His full Word, which could no longer be denied.

Trump won. I know it. You know it. God knows it, too! (See above image of my Fakebook post above dated December 7, 2020.) "Trump won! (God Won!) Roe v. Wade will be overturned! Abortion will be abolished." This is what God told me after the fraudulent 2020 election. And, He has told MANY great prophets that Trump won two terms and that president number 46 does not exist at this time.

So, in conclusion, everything that God has shared with me, which I have written about in my blogs under "Walk With God," has pointed to one message: REPENT! Turn away from sin. This DOES NOT mean we have four years (until the end of Trump's second term), and/or until President Trump passes away, to "find God." No, God has made it clear to me, the time is at hand now to choose the narrow path: (see my blog here: "The Narrow Gate": faithfullamb.com/walk-with-god/the-narrow-path, and, I believe He has told me that, for those involved in this event, there will be no other opportunity in this lifetime to choose sides, good or evil.

Choose God Now! 

And, 

"Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me." Job 38:3

Our Prayer Today:

Psalm 18:1-50

1 "I will love thee, O Lord, my strength.

The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.

I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the floods of ungodly men made me afraid.

The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.

He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness was under his feet.

10 And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: yea, he did fly upon the wings of the wind.

11 He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

12 At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire.

13 The Lord also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

14 Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them.

15 Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O Lord, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.

16 He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.

17 He delivered me from my strong enemy, and from them which hated me: for they were too strong for me.

18 They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the Lord was my stay.

19 He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

20 The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

21 For I have kept the ways of the Lord, and have not wickedly departed from my God.

22 For all his judgments were before me, and I did not put away his statutes from me.

23 I was also upright before him, and I kept myself from mine iniquity.

24 Therefore hath the Lord recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.

25 With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;

26 With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward.

27 For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks.

28 For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.

29 For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.

30 As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.

31 For who is God save the Lord? or who is a rock save our God?

32 It is God that girds me with strength, and makes my way perfect.

33 He makes my feet like hinds' feet, and sets me upon my high places.

34 He teaches my hands to war, so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.

35 Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great.

36 Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

37 I have pursued mine enemies, and overtaken them: neither did I turn again till they were consumed.

38 I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.

39 For thou hast girded me with strength unto the battle: thou hast subdued under me those that rose up against me.

40 Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies; that I might destroy them that hate me.

41 They cried, but there was none to save them: even unto the Lord, but he answered them not.

42 Then did I beat them small as the dust before the wind: I did cast them out as the dirt in the streets.

43 Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me.

45 The strangers shall fade away, and be afraid out of their close places.

46 The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.

47 It is God that avenges me, and subdues the people under me.

48 He delivers me from mine enemies: yea, thou lifts me up above those that rise up against me: thou hast delivered me from the violent man.

49 Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name.

50 Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and shews mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore."

​Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!












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<![CDATA[CHILDREN, CHILDREN, CHILDREN]]>Wed, 10 Mar 2021 21:10:30 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/children-children-children
The night of the March 8, I had a night of fitful and restless sleep. I had a dream, or vision, or out-of-body experience, not sure what to call it. I kept hearing or seeing the word, "children" over and over again, continuously. I didn't see any children, so it was not like a dream. It was just the word, "children, children children" over and over again, all night long. I wasn't scared or fearful in any way, so it was not like a nightmare.  I may have felt concern, relief, joy, but not fear.

​I say, I had a fitful and restless sleep, because it was: I did not sleep well; I had dark circles under my eyes in the morning; and, I was tired, exhausted really, like I had run a marathon, and sore from my hips to my shoulders, as if I had used muscles I had never used before. 

I cannot explain the experience beyond describing it, and God has not given me any further indication of what it was about. But, one thing I know for sure: 

"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." Revelation 3:20

Hallelujah! Praise God! Thank you, Jesus! Amen! Amen! Amen!


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<![CDATA["THE HARVEST HAS BEGUN"]]>Thu, 18 Feb 2021 14:47:52 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-harvest-has-begun"THE HARVEST HAS BEGUN" AUDIO BLOG
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Last night, God gave me a vision of masses of hands in the air, moving about, no faces, just hands. And, then later, the words, "The Harvest Has Begun." Both of these were, again, only snapshots. I will have to write a blog soon on why I think God only gives me snapshots, but for now, let's see if we can decipher what He wanted me to know. First of all, the hands in the air, moving about, could be celebration, or weeping and gnashing of teeth, or, more likely, both.

He first led me to the Book of Isaiah this morning, so I must start there. Most of my blogs in "Walk With God" are along the same lines: God will not overlook sin; judgment; and, repentance.

This blog, however, and the last one, "The Angels are Here," are more about seedtime and harvest, and reaping what we sow. The time is at hand.

Isaiah 9:6-21

6 "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

The Lord sent a word into Jacob, and it hath lighted upon Israel.

And all the people shall know, even Ephraim and the inhabitant of Samaria, that say in the pride and stoutness of heart,

10 The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycomores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars.

11 Therefore the LORD shall set up the adversaries of Rezin against him, and join his enemies together;

12 The Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

13 For the people turn not unto him that smites them, neither do they seek the LORD of hosts.

14 Therefore the LORD will cut off from Israel head and tail, branch and rush, in one day.

15 The ancient and honorable, he is the head; and the prophet that teaches lies, he is the tail.

16 For the leaders of this people cause them to err; and they that are led of them are destroyed.

17 Therefore the LORD shall have no joy in their young men, neither shall have mercy on their fatherless and widows: for every one is an hypocrite and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

18 For wickedness burns as the fire: it shall devour the briers and thorns, and shall kindle in the thickets of the forest, and they shall mount up like the lifting up of smoke.

19 Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of the fire: no man shall spare his brother.

20 And he shall snatch on the right hand, and be hungry; and he shall eat on the left hand, and they shall not be satisfied: they shall eat every man the flesh of his own arm:

21 Manasseh, Ephraim; and Ephraim, Manasseh: and they together shall be against Judah. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still."

Isaiah 10:1-34

1 "Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;

To turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless!

And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?

Without me they shall bow down under the prisoners, and they shall fall under the slain. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets.

Howbeit he means not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few.

For he saith, Are not my princes altogether kings?

Is not Calno as Carchemish? is not Hamath as Arpad? is not Samaria as Damascus?

10 As my hand hath found the kingdoms of the idols, and whose graven images did excel them of Jerusalem and of Samaria;

11 Shall I not, as I have done unto Samaria and her idols, so do to Jerusalem and her idols?

12 Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.

13 For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:

14 And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.

15 Shall the axe boast itself against him that hews therewith? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that shakes it? as if the rod should shake itself against them that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift up itself, as if it were no wood.

16 Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire.

17 And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in one day;

18 And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standard-bearer faints.

19 And the rest of the trees of his forest shall be few, that a child may write them.

20 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the Lord, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.

21 The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.

22 For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.


  • Wesley's Notes on ​Isaiah 10:22: A remnant - Or, a remnant only. The consumption - The destruction of Israel was already decreed by the fixed counsel of God, and therefore must needs be executed, and like a deluge overflow them. Righteousness - With justice, and yet with clemency, inasmuch as he has spared a considerable remnant of them, when he might have destroyed them utterly.

23 For the Lord GOD of hosts shall make a consumption, even determined, in the midst of all the land.

24 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.

25 For yet a very little while, and the indignation shall cease, and mine anger in their destruction.

26 And the Lord of hosts shall stir up a scourge for him according to the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb: and as his rod was upon the sea, so shall he lift it up after the manner of Egypt.

27 And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.

28 He is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron; at Michmash he hath laid up his carriages:

29 They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled.

30 Lift up thy voice, O daughter of Gallim: cause it to be heard unto Laish, O poor Anathoth.

31 Madmenah is removed; the inhabitants of Gebim gather themselves to flee.

32 As yet shall he remain at Nob that day: he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.

33 Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the bough with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.

34 And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one."

Isaiah 10:20-34 Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710, at KingJamesBibleOnline.com.

"By our afflictions we may learn not to make creatures our confidence. Those only can with comfort stay upon God, who return to him in truth, not in pretense and profession only. God will justly bring this wasting away on a provoking people, but will graciously set bounds to it. It is against the mind and will of God that his people, whatever happens, should give way to fear. God's anger against his people is but for a moment; and when that is turned from us, we need not fear the fury of man. The rod with which he corrected his people, shall not only be laid aside, but thrown into the fire.

To encourage God's people, the prophet puts them in mind of what God had formerly done against the enemies of his church. God's people shall be delivered from the Assyrians. Some think it looks to the deliverance of the Jews out of their captivity; and further yet, to the redemption of believers from the tyranny of sin and Satan. And this, "because of the anointing;" for his people Israel's sake, the believers among them that had received the unction [anointing] of Divine grace. And for the sake of the Messiah, the Anointed of God.

Verses 28-34 are a prophetical description of Sennacherib's march towards Jerusalem, when he threatened to destroy that city. Then the Lord, in whom Hezekiah trusted, cut down his army like the hewing of a forest.

Let us apply what is here written, to like matters in other ages of the church of Christ. Because of the anointing of our great Redeemer, the yoke of every antichrist must be broken from off his church: and if our souls partake of the unction [anointing] of the Holy Spirit, complete and eternal deliverances will be secured to us."

So, what does all of this mean, and what does it have to do with "The Harvest Has Begun"? Well, plenty. He that sows iniquity or trouble will reap a harvest of woe or trouble. In other words, "The Harvest Has Begun," and we will reap what we have sown. Galatians 6:7 "Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap."

Proverbs 22:7-9 ERV

7 "The rich rule over the poor. The one who borrows is a slave to the one who lends.

Those who spread trouble will harvest trouble. In the end, they will be destroyed for the trouble they caused.

Generous people will be blessed, because they share their food with the poor."

God says, in Genesis 8:22, "While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."

Gill's Expedition of the Entire Bible at
biblehub.com/commentaries/genesis/8-22.htm

"Seedtime and harvest," in a mystic, Spiritual or supernatural (Godly) sense, denotes the continuance of the church of God in the world, as long as it endures, and its various changes or variations and revolutions. Sometimes, it is a time of sowing the precious seed of the Word; and sometimes it is an harvest, a gathering of souls into it. Sometimes, it is a winter season with it, and all things seem withered and dead; and at other times it is summer, and all things look smiling and cheerful. Sometimes, it is in a state of coldness and indifference, and at other times exposed to the heat of persecution, and more warm and zealous usually then. Sometimes, it is night with it, and sometimes day, and so it is like to be, until that state takes place described in Revelation 7:16.

Luke 6:38 "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."

Good OR bad.

Luke 10:1-2 "After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest."

And, finally, 1 Corinthians 15:52 "In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed."

His children, believers, who have been dead in Jesus Christ, are being [harvested] raised incorruptible, and being changed ... forever.


"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Corinthians 15:57

And on the reverse side of the coin, Romans 1:28 “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;” And it will be that much harder, if not impossible, to turn back to Jesus and be healed.

"Change your hearts! And show by the way you live that you have changed." Matthew 3:8

Hallelujah! Praise God!

Our Prayer for You Today:

"Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen." Hebrews 13:20-21




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I woke up, in the wee hours (we don't have a clock in the bedroom, so I don't know exactly), maybe between 3:00 am to 5:00 am. My husband said something to me, and I said, "The Angels are Here." We went back to sleep. The next morning, I was at my computer, reading Scripture, and I remembered my exclamation last night, "The Angels are Here!"

I prayed for God to give me guidance on what Scripture He wanted me to refer to regarding "The Angels are Here!" And right away, the first Scripture I was directed to was Jeremiah 4

Following is a comprehensive breakdown from bible-studys.org:

Jeremiah Chapter 4:1-4

1 "If thou wilt return, O Israel, saith the LORD, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove.

And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.

For thus saith the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.

Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings."

These verses conclude the message begun at Jeremiah 3:6: "The LORD said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot."

In Jeremiah 4:3, we see an admonition to weed out totally their present practices and “break up” their “fallow ground,” or clear the field of weeds, and then “sow” or plant the new seeds of spiritual fruitfulness for God.

This has been God's message to me for the last year. We must turn back to God wholly and fully, in the full meaning of His Word, without lukewarmness, and without political correctness. God will not be politically correct when He comes to punish the sinners. We will see His full fury and recompense.

The path to heaven is narrow and difficult to follow for a reason. Few will find it. But the path to hell is wide, and many will find it.

"Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." Matthew 7:13-14

And, following is a thorough examination of each verse in Jeremiah 4, which God led me to this morning to fulfill His message to me that "The Angels Are Here":

Jeremiah 4:1 "If thou wilt return, O Israel, says the LORD, return unto me: and if thou wilt put away thine abominations out of my sight, then shalt thou not remove."

"Abominations": Literally, things of shame, the idols which Israel had worshipped.

"Then shalt thou not remove": We see again, an offer from God to forgive them and start them all over. God will not take them back until they give up their idols. Repent! When they give up their idols, or turn away from sin, God will welcome them back.

And, Verse 2:

Jeremiah 4:2 "And thou shalt swear, The LORD lives, in truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory."

God’s covenant with Abraham had stressed that all peoples would be blessed through him, but Judah’s disobedience had prevented them from being the instrument of God’s blessing.

This is speaking of the promise God made to Abraham, that all the nations would be blessed through Him. There was only one condition: They must follow God with all their heart. Look at the following Scripture for insight into what God expected from them.

Romans 10:9 "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." It is not enough to just believe in your heart. You must confess with your mouth.

Examining Verse 3:

Jeremiah 4:3 "For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns."

Break up your fallow ground": Jeremiah appealed for a spiritual turnabout from sinful, wasteful lives. He pictured this as the plowing of ground, formerly hard and unproductive due to weeds, in order to make it useful for sowing.

Hear the Parable of the Sower, planting seeds, in Matthew 13:18-23:

18 "Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.

19 When any one hears the word of the kingdom, and understands it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catches away that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by the way side.

20 But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that hears the word, and anon with joy receives it;

21 Yet hath he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, by and by he is offended.

22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.

23 But he that received seed into the good ground is he that hears the word, and understands it; which also bears fruit, and brings forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty."

Continuing with Jeremiah 4:3, the word "fallow" in means freshly plowed, or to prepare the heart, or repent, turn away from sin, and then plant the seed of the Word. The heart unprepared, without repentance, will not receive the seed of the Word. It will be choked out with the cares of the world and the sins of the flesh.

And,

Jeremiah 4:4 "Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none can quench it, because of the evil of your doings."

Circumcise”: It was also a symbol of the need for the heart to be cleansed from sin’s deadly disease. The really essential surgery needed to happen on the inside, where God calls for taking away fleshly things that keep the heart from being spiritually devoted to Him and from true faith in Him and His will.

As Apostle Paul said in Romans 2:29 "But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God."

Jeremiah later expanded on this idea:

Jeremiah 31:31-34

31 "Behold, the days come, saith the LORD::: 

​, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:

32 "Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:

33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more."

God selected the reproductive organ, as in surgical circumcision, as the location of the symbol for man’s need of cleansing for sin, because it is the instrument most indicative of his depravity, for by sexual sin, he reproduces generations of sinners.

Jeremiah said, “Circumcise yourselves to the Lord”, then added the more graphic phrase, “take away the foreskins of your heart.” This is the kind of internal, spiritual operation that only God can do.

We find in the Scripture above that God is not satisfied with just the formality of circumcision, but wanted the heart of the people to be pure. If they do not learn to follow God with all their heart, He will destroy them.

1 Samuel 12:24 "Only fear the LORD, and serve him in truth with all your heart; for consider how great things he hath done for you."
 
Jeremiah 4:5-8: God instructed Jeremiah to declare “for I will bring evil from the north” and destruction would come. The invasion might take the form of a foreign army, but the driving force would be “the fierce anger of the LORD.”

The rest of the Jeremiah 4 contains a new message emphasizing the proclamation of God’s judgment. The sounding of the “trumpet” was a well-known sign of danger in the ancient Near East (Hosea 5:8; 8:1; Joel 2:1) or Amos 3:6  "Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?"

The sounding of the trumpet could also mark a time of national, and personal, self-examination as shown in Joel 2:15-17

15 "Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

16 Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.

17 Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?"

Moving on to  Jeremiah 4:5 "Declare ye in Judah, and publish in Jerusalem; and say, Blow ye the trumpet in the land: cry, gather together, and say, Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the defensed cities."

The Lord directs the prophet to lay before the people a view of their destruction as near at hand. Who calls upon some persons as a sort of heralds, to publish and declare in the land of Judea and Jerusalem what follows.

"Blow ye the trumpet in the land":  As an alarm of an approaching enemy, and of an invasion by him and of danger from him. And this was to be done, not in order to gather together, and put themselves in a posture of defense to meet the enemy and give him battle, but to get together that were in the fields, and in country villages, and hide themselves from him.

"Cry, gather together, and say": Or cry with a full mouth, with a loud voice, that all might hear, which shows imminent danger.

"Assemble yourselves and let us go into the defensed cities": Such as Jerusalem, and others, where they might think themselves safe and secure.

Matthew 24:16 "Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains:"

This declaration to God was to be throughout their land. The blowing of the trumpet was for two things. It gathered them for worship or for war.
 
Jeremiah 4:6-7: “Evil from the north”: This evil is Babylon’s army which would invade from that direction. The “lion” on the prowl fit Babylon because of its conquering power, and Babylon was symbolized by the winged lions guarding its royal court. Many details in Jeremiah 4 graphically depict warriors in conquest.

Breaking down Verse 6:

Jeremiah 4:6 "Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction."

Not on the tower of Zion, but on some high place pointing to Zion, and directing the country people to flee thither for safety. For the setting up of the standard here is not for enlisting of soldiers in order to fight, but as a sign of danger, and a direction where to flee from it.

"Retire": Gather yourselves together in order to flee. Though some render it, "be ye strengthened"; take heart, and play the man. But this does not seem so agreeable to the context.

"Stay not": Or, "stand not." Stand not in the place ye are in, but move from it in all haste, because of present danger.

"For I will bring evil from the north”: From Babylon, as some have interpreted, which lay north to the land of Israel. And so designs the captivity Judah should be brought into there.

"And a great destruction" or, "breach," which the Babylonians should make on the inhabitants of Judea and Jerusalem.

The standard was to be raised pointing to Jerusalem or the church. The standard must be raised by God's people for others to follow. The road into Jerusalem that the enemy would come on, led to the north.

And, Verse 7:

Jeremiah 4:7 "The lion is come up from his thicket, and the destroyer of the Gentiles is on his way; he is gone forth from his place to make thy land desolate; and thy cities shall be laid waste, without an inhabitant."

The descending judgment of Babylon is described as a “lion” coming up from his “thicket.”

The near interpretation is Nebuchadnezzar coming against them. Gentiles here, possibly means nations. The thicket could be hell, or place of destruction. Notice also where he came from. It was from his place. The land to be made desolate is Israel.

Moving on to Verse 8:

Jeremiah 4:8 "For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us."

Sackcloth” was the traditional attire of grief and repentance. The sackcloth here is the garment of mourning. When the LORD is angry with His people, He will allow the enemy to attack them. God controls Satan the same as He controls everyone else. God can stop him at any time. 

And, Verse 9:

Jeremiah 4:9 "And it shall come to pass at that day, saith the LORD, that the heart of the king shall perish, and the heart of the princes; and the priests shall be astonished, and the prophets shall wonder."

Meaning, when Nebuchadnezzar should come up from Babylon into the land of Judea, and lay waste the cities thereof, and besiege Jerusalem.

"That the heart of the king shall perish": Meaning Zedekiah king of Judah, who should be in the utmost fright and consternation, not knowing what to do, being devoid both of wisdom and courage. “And Zedekiah the king said unto Jeremiah, I am afraid of the Jews that are fallen to the Chaldeans, lest they deliver me into their hand, and they mock me.”  Jeremiah 38:19

"And the heart of the princes": Who being seized with the same panic, and at their wits' end, would not be able to give any advice and counsel to the king. So that the people would have no help from the king and his nobles, in whom they put their confidence.

"And the priests shall be astonished": The idolatrous priests, whose service would now cease, and whose idols would not save them.

"And the prophets shall wonder": Also, false prophets, who prophesied peace, and now they shall see it was a lie they prophesied, since sudden destruction now comes upon them.

In a situation like this, the king has no more protection than the people. In many cases he has less. These heathen people will not respect the office of the priest either. God will allow this because He is angry with His people.

Verse 10:

Jeremiah 4:10 "Then said I, Ah, LORD GOD! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall have peace; whereas the sword reaches unto the soul."

Many suggestions have been given as to the meaning of this difficult verse. One theory builds upon a textual variant found in a few ancient manuscripts that reads “said they” for “said I,” attributing the words to Judah’s false leaders. Some lay great stress on Jeremiah’s exhausted emotions. Perhaps it is best to see the verse as an expression of Jeremiah’s realization that God, in His sovereign wisdom, was allowing Judah and Jerusalem to use their own destiny by believing their own lies, even though He continued to urge their repentance.

Jeremiah 4:14-18

14 "O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

15 For a voice declares from Dan, and publishes affliction from mount Ephraim.

16 Make ye mention to the nations; behold, publish against Jerusalem, that watchers come from a far country, and give out their voice against the cities of Judah.

17 As keepers of a field, are they against her round about; because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the Lord.

18 Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reaches unto thine heart."

Breaking down Verse 10: “Surely thou hast greatly deceived this people”:

Let's look at Habakkuk 1:12-17

12 "Art thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, mine Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for judgment; and, O mighty God, thou hast established them for correction.

13 Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore look thou upon them that deal treacherously, and hold thy tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?

14 And makes men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?

15 They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

16 Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their meat plenteous.

17 Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare continually to slay the nations?"

Like Habakkuk, Jeremiah was horrified at these words of judgment, contrasting the prevailing hope of peace. God is sometimes described as if doing a thing He merely permits, such as allowing false prophets, who delude themselves, to also deceive a sinful people into thinking peace would follow. God sees how people insist on their delusions, and lets it happen.

Jeremiah was not happy with his role, offering “peace” to the people while God was setting events in motion that would send them into exile. In the face of humanity’s persistent rebellion, God has determined that humans will be without excuse when judgment comes.

"For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;" Romans 1:18

God had promised there would be peace in Jerusalem. The problem is that God did not mean that very day, but a time in the future. It is as if Jeremiah was questioning God's intentions here. Men will try to bring peace to this region, but there will be no true peace until the King of Peace comes to the earth and establishes His kingdom. Then, there will be peace in Jerusalem.

Moving on to Verse 11:

Jeremiah 4:11 "At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse,"

Though the revelation of the certainty of Judah's ruin forces from Jeremiah a cry of despair, yet it is but for a moment. He immediately returns to the delivery of God's message.

"A dry wind": Literally, A clear wind, which probably meant the Samum, a dry parching east wind blowing from the Arabian Desert, before which vegetation withers, and human life becomes intolerable.

"Not to fan": The Syrian farmers make great use of the wind for separating the chaff from the grain: but when the Samum blows, labor becomes impossible. It is not for use, but for destruction.

The Jews are like a hot wind that brings no blessing. This wind is not the wind of the Holy Spirit. This wind does not cleanse or bless. The wind of the Spirit comes from an unknown place and brings blessings. In verse 11, the wind comes from the mountain where the false gods were worshipped.

Next, Jeremiah 4:12 "Even a full wind from those places shall come unto me: now also will I give sentence against them."

"From those places: Rather, "a wind fuller (that is, more impetuous), than those winds" which fan the corn.

"Unto me," "for Me": as My [God's] instrument for executing My [His] purpose.

"Sentence": Judgments against them. Jeremiah 1:16 "And I will utter my judgments against them touching all their wickedness, who have forsaken me, and have burned incense unto other gods, and worshipped the works of their own hands." This is an ill wind that brings no good, for God is the One who brings judgment against them.

And, Verse 13:

Jeremiah 4:13 "Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots shall be as a whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are spoiled."

This verse notes the vast number, or the suddenness, of them.

Let's also look at Isaiah 60:1-3 for insight:

1 "Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee.

For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.

And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising."

And, Hebrews 12:1 "Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,"

When not expected, clouds often rising all of a sudden, and overspreading the whole face of the heavens. Or rather, the great speed and swiftness with which Nebuchadnezzar shall march against them.

Isaiah 19:1 "The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD  rideth upon a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt: and the idols of Egypt shall be moved at his presence, and the heart of Egypt shall melt in the midst of it," or, as described by the swiftness of eagles in Jeremiah 48:8, "And the spoiler shall come upon every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed, as the Lord hath spoken."

And, continuing to breakdown Verse 13:

"His chariots shall be as a whirlwind": Which besides the swiftness notes also the confusion and amazement that they will cause.

"And the LORD discomfited [confused] Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, and fled away on his feet." Judges 4:15

"Woe unto us! for we are spoiled": The dreadful apprehensions that the people have of their woeful condition, or possibly the words of the prophet lamenting their misery.

Babylon does come against these people and overcomes them. We must remember that God brings this as judgment against His people. In the next few Scriptures, we will see God's power in the wind, or the whirlwind, and the elements in general.

Nahum 1:3 "The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet."

Matthew 24:30 "And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory."

Daniel 7:2 "Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea."

Job 38:35 "Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go and say unto thee, Here we are?"

We can see from this, that it is God who controls the elements of the earth.

Moving on to Verse 14:

Jeremiah 4:14 "O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?"

Wash”: Jeremiah continued to appeal for a dealing with sin so that national destruction might be averted while there was still time to repent.

"Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment." Jeremiah 4:20  (compare Jeremiah 7 and 26).

Jeremiah cries out to Jerusalem to repent and be saved. It is as if he is saying, why can't you see why this trouble is coming? They imagine a vain thing. They appear to be caught up in their own values, overlooking the needs of others.

God wants man to be saved so badly, that He sent His only Son to save us. Man has a part in his own salvation. He must wash in the blood of the precious Lamb.

And, Verse 15:

Jeremiah 4:15 "For a voice declares from Dan, and publishes affliction from mount Ephraim."

"Affliction": From a root signifying worthlessness, it is used both for wickedness and for misery. Thus, the "iniquity" of Judah proves also to be her "affliction," as being the cause of the ruin inflicted by the enemy.

It appears the enemy comes by the land of Dan and mount Ephraim. The affliction had already begun.

And next, Verse 16:

Jeremiah 4:16 "Make ye mention to the nations; behold, publish against Jerusalem, that watchers come from a far country, and give out their voice against the cities of Judah."

These are either the nations in Judea, or these words are a proclamation, summoning in the nations by the Chaldeans, as it were, in pursuance of a commission from God, to bring great armies together against Jerusalem. Or they are the prophets turning away from Judah, as despairing of doing any good upon them, and calling for the nations to execute God’s sentence.

"Watchers": Military watchers, i.e. the Chaldean soldiers, that shall so carefully and watchfully encompass Jerusalem, that none shall escape. Possibly a metaphor from hunters, that in hunting their prey lay wait at every passage, that the game may not escape.

Also see, 2 Kings 25:4-5

4 "And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain.

And the army of the Chaldees pursued after the king, and overtook him in the plains of Jericho: and all his army were scattered from him."

And, continuing with Verse 16:

"Give out their voice": They will proclaim war against them, or a shout, either encouraging soldiers to the battle, or triumphing after the victory. Or the outcries that they will make, such as the Turks now make in their onsets.

"The young lions roared upon him, and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are burned without inhabitant." Jeremiah 2:15 

All of the countries surrounding Judah are to take notice of the fact of the attack against Judah. God allows them to speak evil about Judah, because He is angry with them. The Babylonians may be performing the physical battle, but it is really God who has come against Judah. He is using Babylon for His purpose.

And, next, Verse 17:

Jeremiah 4:17 "As keepers of a field, are they against her round about; because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the LORD."

As those that are set to watch a field, in which are fruit and corn of any sort, that thieves and robbers, and wild beasts, may not enter to waste and destroy, and are placed on all sides for that purpose. So the Chaldeans were round about Jerusalem, that none could make their escape out of it.

2 Kings 25:4 "And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain." 

Next,

"Because she hath been rebellious against me, saith the LORD": It was not without reason that the LORD suffered the Chaldeans to come against Jerusalem, besiege and take it. The inhabitants of Jerusalem had rebelled against him, their King and their God. And, therefore, he delivers them up into the hands of another lord, a cruel one. They had provoked him to anger with their sins, and caused him to stir up his wrath against them in this way. Rebellion against a prince, or against a parent, is a provoking sin. 

1 Samuel 15:23 "For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king."

They have surrounded her as the keepers of the field do. They rebelled against God, and God brought this punishment on them.

Next, Verse 18:

Jeremiah 4:18 "Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reaches unto thine heart."

The way in which they walked, which was an evil one, and the actions which they committed, their idolatries, backslidings and rebellions, before spoken of in this and the preceding chapter, were the cause of this siege, and those calamities coming upon them. They had none to blame but themselves. It was their own sinful ways and works which brought this ruin and destruction on them.

"This is thy wickedness," The fruit of thy wickedness; or, "this thy calamity": That is, is owing to these things; so the word is rendered in Psalm 141:5 "Let the righteous smite me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities."

"Because it is bitter": Jeremiah 2:19 "Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the LORD God of hosts."

Not sin but the punishment of it. The calamity before mentioned, which was hard and heavy, and grievous to be borne, and yet very just, it was by way of retaliation. "They had bitterly provoked the Lord," as the word may be rendered in the preceding verse, and now he sends them a bitter calamity and a heavy judgment.

"Because it reaches unto thine heart": Into the midst of them and utterly destroyed them. The two last clauses may be rendered, "though it is bitter, though it reaches unto thine heart," though it is such a sore distress, and such an utter destruction, yet it was to be ascribed to nothing else but their own sins and transgressions.

Their own sin brought this evil upon them. They were wicked and their bondage will be bitter. They have displeased God.
 
In, Jeremiah Verses 19 - 22, Jeremiah had pain in his “heart” because there was nothing he could do to avert the coming disaster. God also laments the condition of the people who are “foolish” in the face of His judgment.

Examinining Verse 19 more closely,

Jeremiah 4:19 "My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war."

Here begins the woeful complaint of, and the great trouble the prophet was in, upon the consideration of these things, crying out as one even under great pain and torment. Doubling his words for want of vent, thereby expressing the excess of his sorrow, which in words was inexpressible. 

"I am pained at my very heart": In Hebrew, the walls of my heart, or my heartstrings that surrounded and encompassed my heart, are ready to break. He may possibly allude to their encompassing the walls of Jerusalem. Or the proper meaning is, my heart is ready to break, makes a noise, is disturbed within me, I can have no rest nor quiet within.

Next, "Because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet": i.e., I have heard in the spirit of prophecy. It is as certain as if I now heard the trumpet sounding, and “the alarm of war” beating up or coming. This is a cry of the fearful. If this is Jeremiah speaking, it is because the pains of his people are his pains. The trumpet has blown, and it is time for war.

And, Verse 20:

Jeremiah 4:20 "Destruction upon destruction is cried; for the whole land is spoiled: suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment."

Or, "breach upon breach." As soon as one affliction is over, another comes on. And upon the news of one calamity, tidings are brought of another, as in Job's case. It signifies, that distress and troubles would come thick and fast, and that there would be no end of them, until there was an utter destruction, as this phrase signifies, and the following words show. 

"Suddenly are my tents spoiled, and my curtains in a moment": Meaning, either the armies of his people, which dwelt in tents, and were destroyed at once, or the cities, towns and habitations of his countrymen, which he compares to tents, as being easily beat down or overthrown. And the prophet seems to intimate that this destruction would reach to Anathoth, where his tent, cottage and curtains were. So sudden destruction sometimes comes, when men are crying “Peace, peace” - "For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape." 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Even the tent dwellers are taken and spoiled. This is a destruction brought on by God. It is a terrible destruction.

And, Verse 21:

Jeremiah 4:21 "How long shall I see the standard, and hear the sound of the trumpet?"

The “standard,” as in Jeremiah 4:6 "Set up the standard toward Zion: retire, stay not: for I will bring evil from the north, and a great destruction," is the alarm signal given to the fugitives. The “trumpet” sounds to give the alarm, and quicken their flight to the defensed city. The prophet sees no end to the miseries of the coming war.

"And hear the sound of the trumpet?" Either of the watchmen giving notice of danger and summoning to battle, or of the enemy preparing to attack, 1Corinthian 14:8 "For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?"

The standard bearer is usually the last one to fall, because if one falls another takes it up. Before this battle is over, there will be no standard bearer or trumpet blower.

Next, Jeremiah 4:22 "For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge."

Wise to do evil”: Israelites were wise or clever in doing evil but were dull in knowing to do the good, i.e., God’s Will. Paul, applying the principle but turning it to the positive, wanted the believers at Rome to be wise to do good but unlearned in the skill of doing evil.

"For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil." Roman 16:19

The word "sottish" means silly or fool. These are children who have made foolish decisions. They have chosen dumb idols (Satan, fake news, politicians, Hollywood, etc.) over the true God. They have gone out of their way to sin. These are a people whose understanding is darkened. They had the Light of the world but chose darkness over Light.
 
In Jeremiah 4:23-26: Having warned of the winds of destruction Jeremiah 4:11-13, Jeremiah gives a prediction of the awesome extent of that coming event Jeremiah 4:23-31. That disaster is described in terms of a gigantic cosmic and terrestrial cataclysm. The words without form and void are used of the original conditions at Creation Genesis 1:2. Therefore, some have suggested that Jeremiah is actually describing the early earth in terms of the effects of a primeval judgment, and, accordingly, emphasizes strongly the severity of Judah’s coming judgment for sin.

And, Jeremiah 4:23 "I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light."

Without form”: Jeremiah may be borrowing the language, but the description in its context is not of creation, but of judgment on the land of Israel and its cities. The invader left it desolate of the previous form and void of inhabitants due to slaying and flight.

"I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled." 
Jeremiah 4:25 

And, Jeremiah 4:24 "I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly."

He proceeds in his figurative elegancies. Behold how the mountains of Judea tremble! a like expression. As if the very senseless creatures were astonished at the greatness of God’s anger, and he mentions these as being the most stable part of the earth, yet shake before him.

"All the hills moved lightly": As easily as if they were some very light matter, or as dust or feathers in a whirlwind. Or these may be said to tremble and move by reason of the multitudes of trampling and prancing horses and chariots furiously passing over them.

Jeremiah 4:25 "I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled."

No people dwelling in it. The land was without inhabitants, they were either killed with the sword, or taken and carried captive into Babylon, or fled into Egypt and other countries.

"And all the birds of the heavens were fled": At the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war, at the blackness of the heavens, filled with smoke, at the barrenness of the earth, there being no seed sown. And the earth, as at the first creation, having no herb, nor trees bearing fruit, and so no food for birds, and, therefore, they went elsewhere, both wild and tame.

There had been a habitation, but there had been a total destruction of that habitation. Who they were, and why they were destroyed, is none of our business. If God had wanted us to know, He would have told us.

Jeremiah 4:26 "I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger."

Jeremiah often uses the “wilderness” to represent God’s judgment. This speaks of total desolation brought on by God. The place that had brought forth fruit is now a wilderness. We see the reason is the anger of the LORD.
 
Verses 27-29: The Lord added a note of hope in the phrase “yet will I not make a full end.” He had “purposed” both judgment and the remnant who would survive to carry on His plan for His people.

Jeremiah 4:27 "For thus hath the LORD said, The whole land shall be desolate; yet will I not make a full end."

What follows is an explanation and confirmation of the above vision the prophet had.

"The whole land shall be desolate": As he had seen. It should not be manured, ploughed and sown, or bring forth fruit; and should be without inhabitants, at least have very few.

"Yet I will not make a full end": There should be some inhabitants, who, with those that should hereafter return from captivity, would repopulate it, rebuild the temple, and restore it to its pristine form and order. Both as to things natural, civil and ecclesiastical. But though a full end of them, as a church and people, was not to be made now by the Chaldeans. Yet, it would be, as it has been done by the Romans, in the times of Vespasian and Hadrian (in A.D. 70) when Jerusalem was destroyed and the Jews were scattered.

This earth that was null and void shall live again. God will apply the Light of the world, and it will live. It is the Light that brings life.

Jeremiah 4:28 "For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken it, I have purposed it, and will not repent, neither will I turn back from it."

That is, for the full end that will be made hereafter, though not now. The earth may be said to mourn when the inhabitants of it do. Or when it is destroyed, and is become desolate, when it is uncultivated and uninhabited.

"And the heavens above be black": With thick clouds, and storms and tempests; in allusion to mourners, that are clothed with black. These figures, of the earth's mourning, and the heavens being clothed in black, denote the horribleness of that dispensation, when there would be an utter destruction of the Jewish nation, church and civil government, of which Daniel prophesies. Daniel 9:27 

"Because I have spoken it": In my word. In the Scriptures of the Old Testament, by Moses and the prophets.

"I have purposed it": Or I have thought of it, in my counsel. It was a thing deliberately devised and determined, and therefore can never be frustrated or made void.

"And will not repent": Will not turn away from it, or change, what was purposed and predicted.

"Neither will I turn back from it": Revoke or retract it; it shall surely come to pass. The Jews, upon their return from the Babylonian captivity, and afterwards, might flatter themselves that a full end would not be made of them, because it was not then done. And therefore, these several strong expressions are used, to confirm and assure them of it: for the word of God cannot fail, his counsel shall stand. He is not a man, that he should lie or repent; he will do all his pleasure.

This is a time of no Light. The blackness symbolizes mourning. God is Truth, when He speaks, it happens.

And onto Jeremiah 4:29 "The whole city shall flee for the noise of the horsemen and bowmen; they shall go into thickets, and climb up upon the rocks: every city shall be forsaken, and not a man dwell therein."

The inhabitants of all ranks and qualities shall seek to escape the fury of this Chaldean army.

"They shall go into thickets, and climb up upon the rocks": Such a consternation there shall be upon them that they shall run into every hole to hide themselves. The Hebrew is abim, the clouds, possibly alluding to dark places on the tops of hills. Reaching as it were to the clouds, or among the cloudy shades of trees and groves that usually grew there. The LXX render it caves, and so the rocks for shelter, or the clefts, caves, and hiding-places in the rocks.

"Every city shall be forsaken, and not a man dwell therein": There shall be an utter desolation, their cities quite forsaken, not any to inhabit them.

This is a terrible time of fear. The fear is so great that they flee from the onslaught, and run to the caves for help. No one is left in the cities.
 
Verses 30-31: Jeremiah returns to the personification of Judah and Jerusalem as a “woman,” first as a prostitute, and then as a woman enduring labor pangs alone, and deserted by all.

Jeremiah 4:30 "And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothe thyself with crimson, though thou deck thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rents thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life."

Or, "O thou spoiled", wasted, and undone creature, how wilt thou help thyself? By what means do you think you can be delivered? It suggests that her ruin was inevitable; that she could not be recovered from it by herself, or any other.

"Though thou clothest thyself with crimson": And so look like some rich and noble person; hoping thereby to find mercy, and to have quarter given and kindness shown.

"Though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold": As a person of high and princely dignity. Or rather all this is to be understood of the manner of harlots, who dress rich and grand, in order to allure men; since it follows:

"Though thou rentest thy face with painting": Or, eyes; which painting dilates as Jezebel did. See, 2 Kings 9:30 

"In vain shalt thou make thyself fair": So as to be loved and admired: far from it.

"Thy lovers will despise thee": As an old harlot is despised by her former gallants, notwithstanding all her dressing and painting. Yea, their love is often turned into hatred and abhorrence, as would be the case here.

"They will seek thy life": To take it away. So far would there be from being any ground of expectations of help and deliverance from them.

All of the beautiful clothing and jewelry will not make them beautiful to God. We see that the ones they have thought of as lovers, will be of no help at all. This adulterous people who were the wife of God, are now abandoned.

And, finally, Jeremiah 4:31 "For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that brings forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewails herself, that spreads her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers."

So, the distress of the Jews, at the time of their destruction, is compared to the sorrows of a woman in travail. And a word, that signifies that is used to express it. See, Matthew 24:8

"And the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child": Whose time is more difficult, her pains sharper, her anguish greater, and having less experience, the more impatient.

"The voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewails herself": Her unhappy condition, and miserable circumstances.

"That spreads her hands": As persons in distress do, and particularly women in travail.

Saying: "Woe is me now, for my soul is wearied because of murderers": These abounded under the second temple, and was the reason, the Jews say, of the Sanhedrim removing from their usual place in the temple. And why they ceased from the beheading of the red heifer.

This appears to be speaking of the physical house of Israel, who is destroyed. The first child is generally speaking of physical Israel. Zion can be the church or Jerusalem. She is crying because of the murderous destruction of her children. The woe is for the loss.

So, in conclusion, and to bring together my message that "The Angels are Here," let us read Psalm 34:1-22:

But, first, Psalm 34:7, "The angel of the Lord encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them." And, Ecclesiastes 12:13, "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man."

Now, Psalm 34:1-22

1 "I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.

I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.

This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.

O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.

10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.

11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

12 What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

15 The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.

16 The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.

17 The righteous cry, and the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.

18 The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.

19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.

20 He keeps all his bones: not one of them is broken.

21 Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.

22 The LORD redeems the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate."

As we can see, God keeps pushing me to spread the word: He will not overlook sin!

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For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 6:23

So, while He wants us to know that His judgment is coming, His goal or plan is always to save as many of His children as possible. And, He has sent His angels, and they are here now to protect His children, the ones who fear Him, and deliver them from evil and from God's fury at those who refuse His Son, Jesus Christ, and His Word.

Psalm 34:7, "The angel of the Lord encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them."

Do you fear God? You should! He commands it!


Ecclesiastes 12:13, "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man."

Repent, turn away from sin, turn back to God and be healed. Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!


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<![CDATA[BREASTPLATE OF JUDGMENT]]>Sat, 06 Feb 2021 15:10:22 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/breastplate-of-judgment


In follow-up to my blog yesterday titled, "BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS," God stressed or emphasized to me this morning, JUDGMENT! He put Scripture on my heart this morning, but, first, let's revisit the Breastplate of Righteousness from yesterday, or the Breastplate of Judgment. 

Following is a quote from www.biblestudytools.com, titled "BREASTPLATE OF THE HIGH PRIEST" or BREASTPLATE OF JUDGMENT:

"The Hebrew word choshen, rendered in the King James Version "breastplate," means really a "pouch" or "bag." The references to it are found exclusively in the Priestly Code Exodus 25:7; 28; 29:5; 35:9,27Leviticus 8:8. The descriptions of its composition and particularly the directions with regard to wearing it are exceedingly obscure. According to Ezra 2:63 and Nehemiah 7:65 the Urim and Thummim, which were called in the priestly pouch, were lost during the Babylonian exile. The actual pouch was a "span in length and a span in breadth," i.e. about 9 inch square. It was made, like the ephod, of "gold, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen" Exodus 28:15. In it were twelve precious stones, in rows of four, representing the twelve tribes of Israel. Apparently the pouch had two rings (perhaps four) through which passed two gold chains by which it was fastened to the ephod supplied for the purpose with ouches or clasps. The pouch was worn by the high priest over his heart when he entered the "holy place" "for a memorial before Yahweh." The presence of the high priest, the representative of the people, with the names of the separate tribes on his person, brought each tribe before the notice of Yahweh and thereby directed His attention to them. The full designation was choshen mishpaT, "pouch of judgment" or "decision." It was the distinctive symbol of the priest in his capacity as the giver of oracles. As already suggested the priestly pouch contained the Urim and Thummim which were probably precious stones used as lots in giving decisions.

In all probability the restored text of 1 Samuel 14:41 preserves the true custom. On one side stood Saul and Jonathan, and the people on the other side. If the result was Urim, Saul and Jonathan would be the guilty parties. If the result was Thummim, the guilt would fasten on the people." - T. Lewis

THIS is pretty powerful! By atonement and holy rituals decreed by God, the High Priest [Aaron] is bringing all of the sins of man before God for cleansing and mercy.

Judgment is coming, and God will not overlook sin. The Bible tells us, "It is a terrible thing to face punishment from the living God." Hebrews 10:31

Hebrews 10:26-31 ERV

26 "If we decide to continue sinning after we have learned the truth, then there is no other sacrifice that will take away sins.

27 If we continue sinning, all that is left for us is a fearful time of waiting for the judgment and the angry fire that will destroy those who live against God.

28 Whoever refused to obey the Law of Moses was found guilty from the testimony given by two or three witnesses. Such people were not forgiven. They were killed.

29 So think how much more punishment people deserve who show their hate for the Son of God—people who show they have no respect for the blood sacrifice that began the new agreement and once made them holy or who insult the Spirit of God’s grace.

30 We know that God said, 'I will punish people for the wrongs they do; I will repay them.' And he also said, 'The Lord will judge his people.'

31 It is a terrible thing to face punishment from the living God."

Hebrews 10:35-39 ERV

35 "So don’t lose the courage that you had in the past. Your courage will be rewarded richly.

36 You must be patient. After you have done what God wants, you will get what he promised you.

37 He says,

'Very soon now, the one who is coming
    will come and will not be late.

38 The person who is right with me
    will live by trusting in me.

But I will not be pleased with the one
    who turns back in fear.'

39 But we are not those who turn back and are lost. No, we are the people who have faith and are saved."

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." Hebrews 11:1

“The fear of man brings a snare: but whoso putts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.” Proverbs 29:25

"Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent." Revelation 2:5

I have said before, we have been in a Spiritual War, but, also, that God won, as he always does, when it is His Will, and like the Egyptians at the red sea, the time is at hand for God's judgment upon many people. 

"And what he did unto the army of Egypt, unto their horses, and to their chariots; how he made the water of the Red sea to overflow them as they pursued after you, and how the LORD hath destroyed them unto this day;" Deuteronomy 11:4

JUDGMENT IS NIGH, BUT "THE END IS NOT YET"

"And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet." Matthew 24:6

WAKE UP! WAKE UP! WAKE UP!

2 Thessalonians 2:8-12

8 “And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spiritof his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: 

9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” 


​And, Revelation 3:3

"Remember, then, what you received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If you will not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come against you."

TURN AWAY FROM SIN, TURN TO GOD, AND BE HEALED! 

HALLELUJAH! PRAISE GOD! AMEN!




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<![CDATA[BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2021 13:13:26 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/breastplate-of-righteousness"BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS" AUDIO BLOG
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God gave me two more "snapshots" last night: the Breastplate of Judgment (see pic above), and a single image of a big, bold lightning bolt. I should start out by saying that in the day before this, I prayed for God to give me understanding of His timeline for the events He has put on my heart in recent weeks (see my other  blogs: Victory is Ours Saith the Lord; IT is Happening; God Put Me in Hell, and others).

So, let's break down last night's snapshots. What is the Breastplate of Judgment?

"And Aaron [the High Priest] shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart, when he goes in unto the holy place, for a memorial before the Lord continually." Exodus 28:29 

The twelve gems on the breastplate were engraved with the names of the twelve tribes of Israel, one name onto each stone, according to God's specific instructions in the Bible.

"And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with his name, according to the twelve tribes." Exodus 39:14

The High Priest (Aaron) only wore these sacred holy garments in the Holy of Holies in the Temple, where was also kept God's ark of the covenant, with the mercy seat. Common man was not allowed into the Holy of Holies. God gave specific instructions about the holy garments, and the temple rituals, in Exodus. Aaron, the High Priest, would come in the temple, into the Holy of Holies​,  before the LORD, the ark of the covenant, the mercy seat, wearing the breastplate, and other garments, as instructed by God. 

We can see from Exodus 28:29 (above) that the LORD specifically instructed that "Aaron shall bear the names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment upon his heart . . ." We know from Scripture that God put much emphasis on our hearts,

"I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings." Jeremiah 17:10

"A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh." Ezekiel 36:26

"For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." Hebrews 4:12  God's Word is a "discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." Wow!

"Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God." Matthew 5:8

The Breastplate of Judgment, which was to be worn over the heart, with the twelve tribes of Israel, engraved one on each gem, represented all of the sins of man, God's chosen people, the twelve tribes of Israel. By atonement and holy rituals decreed by God, Aaron is bringing all of the sins of man before God for cleansing and mercy.

As the High Priests of the Old Testament wore the Breastplate of Judgment in the Holy of Holies, for atonement, forgiveness and mercy from God for our sins, now, by the New Testament, the new covenant from God, through the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ, His  only begotten son, God forgives our sins, and gives US the armor to wear, instead of the High Priests, the full armor of God, including a Breastplate of Righteousness, for protection from the "wiles of the devil." Righteousness definition: "Morally upright, without guilt or sin." "Without guilt or sin," because we are made whole and perfect through Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 6:11-17 (The Whole Armor of God)

11 "Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:"

So, now, moving onto the lightning snapshot God gave me last night, and then we will tie the two together. What does the Bible say about God and lightning? 

Zechariah 9:8-9,14-17

8 "I will protect my country. I will not let enemy armies pass through it. I will not let them hurt my people anymore. With my own eyes I have seen how much my people have suffered.

People of Zion, rejoice! People of Jerusalem, shout with joy! Look, your king is coming to you! He is the good king who won the victory, but he is humble. He is riding on a donkey, on a young donkey born from a work animal.

14 The Lord will appear to them, and he will shoot his arrows like lightning. The Lord God will blow the trumpet, and the army will rush forward like a desert dust storm.

15 The Lord All-Powerful will protect them. The soldiers will use rocks and slings to defeat the enemy. They will spill the blood of their enemies. It will flow like wine. It will be like the blood that is thrown on the corners of the altar!

16 At that time the Lord their God will save his people like a shepherd saves his sheep. They will be very precious to him. They will be like sparkling jewels in his land.

17 Everything will be good and beautiful! There will be a wonderful crop, but it will not be just the food and wine. It will be all the young men and women!"

AND JUST TO REPEAT THAT: (REPEAT  numbers 14 through 17) 

HALLELUJAH! PRAISE GOD! AMEN!

Now, we know that God controls the weather, and that He likes to use it to prove indisputably that He is the "Great, I AM." After all, He makes it clear to Job that the very lightning we see in the sky reports to Him, God. "Can thou send lightnings, that they may go and say unto thee, Here we are?" Job 38:35 

God has been putting on my heart in recent weeks (see my previous blogs) that, The Victory is Already Won Saith the Lord, the Time for Justice is at Hand, and IT is Happening. Although it may feel like nothing is happening at this moment, I believe GOD showed me, in the two snapshots, the Breastplate of Judgment, and the lightning bolt, that we must always remember to, now more than ever,

"Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:" 1 Peter 5:8 

OR,

"But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ" 2 Corinthians 11:3

FOR,

"He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. . ." 1 John 3:8

So, we must "Put on the whole armour of God that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil." (see Ephesians 6:11-17​), and,

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.” Psalm 27:14

There will be much weeping and gnashing of teeth for people who refused the Good News of God.

"For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel [good news] of God?" 1 Peter 4:17

But, for God's children, we will not fear the evildoers,

Psalm 37:1-6

1 "Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday."

And, as God's children,

7 "He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.

His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.

He hath dispersed, he hath given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn shall be exalted with honour.

10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish."
Psalm 112:7-10

And, if we remain steadfast in our faith until God's event is finished, we shall reap from our fruits an hundredfold, sixty or thirty.

“But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.” Matthew 13:23

Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!

"O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever." Psalm 118:29















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<![CDATA[THE INSURRECTION ACT OF 1807]]>Thu, 28 Jan 2021 13:51:17 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-insurrection-act-of-1807"THE INSURRECTION ACT OF 1807" AUDIO BLOG
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Last night, in the wee hours, God had other plans for me than sleep. So, I lie in bed and prayed fervently, giving THANKS, PRAISE and GLORY to GOD, most High, and Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.

"Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31

As I dozed off, God gave me another snapshot vision 
of a great army.  (see my Blog dated 1/25/21, titled "Victory is Ours Saith The Lord," for my last snaphot vision). There was no color in the vision, so I do not know on whose side the army was. The "snapshot" is me snapping out of sleep, and the vision disappearing.

So, still in the wee hours of the morning, I began to pray fervently, giving THANKS, PRAISE and GLORY to GOD, our heavenly Father. And, as I dozed off, the words "Insurrection Act" came to me, and I snapped awake once more. You can read about the "Insurrection Act of 1807" at history.com. Or, there is a link to the article on www.FaithfulLamb.com, in this blog.

https://www.history.com/news/insurrection-act-thomas-jefferson-aaron-burr

Together with my blog dated 1/14/21, titled "God Put Me in Hell," and my blog dated 1/27/21, titled "IT is Happening,"  I believe GOD has shown me that things are happening right now, which we cannot see, which we are not meant to see, until the perfect time, GOD's time! Everything that is happening now in America is an elaborate show playing out. GOD is the CREATOR, director and hero, and all who are faithful until the end, the final scene, are going to reap an enormous harvest from the Holy Spirit in gifts, talents, wonders and signs, as well good health, prosperity and abundance. 

"And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred." Mark 4:20

Glory to GOD in the highest. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1John 1:9

Praise and thanksgiving continually. "Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need" Hebrews 4:16

But, it cannot be said enough, GOD will NOT overlook sin!

“Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee, and accomplish mine anger upon thee: and I will judge thee according to thy ways, and will recompense thee for all thine abominations.” Ezekiel 7:8  

He has heard the cries and suffering of BILLIONS worldwide. And He has not, and will not, forsake us!

"Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee."
Hebrews 13:5


I realize a lot of my writing has been along the same line, the "Lukewarm CHRISTian," but these are the things that GOD has put on my heart, and they must be spoken, because the time is at hand to choose sides, God or Satan, good or evil.

“Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” James 2:19

“The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.” Romans 13:12

Today's Prayer:
Courtesy of:

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/prayer/a-prayer-for-personal-healing.html

Heavenly Father,

We need you today and everyday. We need Your healing, Your grace and Your glory. Restore the hope and faith of Your children on this planet. Remind us always that Your Truth and unwavering Love are here for those You love, unconditionally, powerfully, completely, forever. Forgive us for not turning to you more often, throughout the day, in every day Life matters. We know that nothing can be done in our lives, or the World, without You. We know that True help and healing must be found first in You.

Forgive us for forgetting how much we need you, above all else. You see inside our souls, and know the places we are hurting before we do. You know the pain we carry. The burdens. The cares. You know where we need to be set free. We ask for your healing and grace to cover every broken place. Every wound. Every heartache.

Thank you that you are able to do far more than we could ever imagine. Thank you for your Mighty Power that acts on behalf of your children. We reach out to you, and know that you are restoring and redeeming every place of difficulty, every battle, every evil, across the world, for your greater Good and Glory. Thank you for  We love you. We need you today and everyday.
Courtesy of: 
https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/prayer/a-prayer-for-personal-healing.html

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” Romans 3:23

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

“For, ‘Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” Romans 10:13

All praise and glory to our God, most High. We ask for all of these things in Jesus' name. Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!
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<![CDATA[IT IS HAPPENING]]>Wed, 27 Jan 2021 12:55:16 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/it-is-happening"IT IS HAPPENING!" AUDIO BLOG
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God put Scripture heavy on my heart this morning, so today's Blog will be Scripture only, as no one could say it more eloquently or accurately:

The Lord put on my heart this morning that, "IT is happening!" What is "IT"? God's Will! God's Plan! God's timeline in this event of His Plan.

Isaiah 42:16 - "And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them."

Psalm 116:5 - “Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.”


Do not stop praying. As a matter of fact, Pray MORE!

2 Corinthians 10:3-5 - "For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;). Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;"

Psalm 34:17 - "The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles."

1 Timothy 2:1-4


1 "I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;

4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth."

And, finally, if you need a little help praying, Jesus made it really easy:

Matthew 6:9-13


9 "After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

11 Give us this day our daily bread.

12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen."

Today's Prayer:
Courtesy of: 
https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/prayer/a-prayer-for-personal-healing.html

Heavenly Father,

We need you today and everyday. We need Your healing, Your grace and Your glory. Restore the hope and faith of Your children on this planet. Remind us always that Your Truth and unwavering Love are here for those You love, unconditionally, powerfully, completely, forever. Forgive us for not turning to you more often, throughout the day, in every day Life matters. We know that nothing can be done in our lives, or the World, without You. We know that True help and healing must be found first in You.

Forgive us for forgetting how much we need you, above all else. You see inside our souls, and know the places we are hurting before we do. You know the pain we carry. The burdens. The cares. You know where we need to be set free. We ask for your healing and grace to cover every broken place. Every wound. Every heartache.

Thank you that you are able to do far more than we could ever imagine. Thank you for your Mighty Power that acts on behalf of your children. We reach out to you, and know that you are restoring and redeeming every place of difficulty, every battle, every evil, across the world, for your greater Good and Glory. Thank you for  We love you. We need you today and everyday.

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of GodRomans 3:23

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

For, ‘Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” Romans 10:13

All praise and glory to our God, most High. We ask for all of these things in Jesus' name. Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!

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<![CDATA[THE PROVERBIAL ELEPHANT...]]>Sun, 24 Jan 2021 18:05:49 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/the-proverbial-elephant"THE PROVERBIAL ELEPHANT" AUDIO BLOG
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"Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty. I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD." Psalm 27:12-14

2020 was a trying year for many people. We send prayers for God's loving mercy and grace and healing for everyone affected by the virus, or by the lockdowns, in general, and for a healthy, prosperous and abundant 2021. Hallelujah! Amen.

Now, while 2020 was trying for many people, 2021 will be a revelation, A Great Awakening, for many CHRISTians, who strive and yearn to follow and love the living God, with all of their heart and all of their mind and all of their soul, as Jesus instructed in
Matthew 22:37"Jesus said unto him, 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.'"

So, let me start by stating that I stand with God first, family second and country third. God has much to say, however, through His Word and His Prophets, about the 2020 Presidential Election. I cannot stress enough that God will not overlook sin. "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 6:23

It is impossible to discuss CHRISTians' upcoming role in the Great Awakening without addressing the literal elephants and donkeys in the room. I know this may offend some people, because the Truth often does. As CHRISTians, when do we become complicit in others' sins? CHRISTians must start telling the Truth, the Hard Truths, God's Truth. As I have said before, God has made it clear to me that the time for the "Lukewarm CHRISTian" has passed. See my Blog titled, "Are You A Lukewarm Christian"?

No pun intended against the elephants or the donkeys, but, as a LAMB OF GOD, I must call out the proverbial elephant in the room: 
It is alarming to me the number of "Christians" who supported, and then cheered and celebrated a fake win, from a party that stands for most of the things that are an abomination unto the Lord.

16 "These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren." 
Proverbs 6:16-19

Think about that. Abominations unto the Lord. This should not be taken lightly. "He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD." Proverbs 17:15

And our God, and we, as faithful Lambs of God, know that Satan is the great deceiver: "And cast him [Satan] into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more. . ." Revelations 20:3

Man's laws are not God's laws, and while the Bible tells us in Romans 13:1 that we are to obey our leaders, because they are ordained by God, we are well-served,  in our Godly and righteous endeavors, to also remember Ecclesiastes 12:13, "Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man."

In addition, as Peter and the other apostles said to the Sadducees, who were filled with indignation, because the apostles were doing many signs and wonders among the people, after being expressly instructed not to, and who said to Peter and the other apostles, did not we command you that you should not teach in this name? Acts 5

"
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men." Acts 5:29

If the ordained leaders, who all have free will, choose to pass laws that are against God's laws, then we "ought to obey God rather than men." Amen.

​This puts CHRISTians in a unique, and perhaps awkward, position.


Why is this a unique position for CHRISTians? Because there are a multitude of our fellow "Christian" brethren, and others, who are in desperate need of a refreshening or awakening of the Spirit. "This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh." Galatians 5:16  And, what does a CHRISTian Love more than bringing souls back to the living God? There isn't a lot! Hallelujah! Praise Yahweh!

Why is this an "awkward" position for CHRISTians? B
ecause, as Apostle Paul said to the Ephesians: "And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove [expose] them." Ephesians 5:11 

And, because speaking the hard truths, God's hard truths, can be a daunting task. CHRISTians have been asleep, and have become complacent in God's Word, striving more for a status quo, "political correctness," than living in God's Word. God will not overlook sin: “And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent.” Acts 17:30

CHRISTians can no longer be complacent, nor complicit, in the lukewarmness of other 
"Christians": “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16  It is time to proclaim God's Truth from the housetops: "Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops." Luke 12:3

The aftermath of the 2020 Presidential Election has produced some "Christians" who are celebrating and cheering victory, albeit an alleged false victory. "But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God." Acts 5:39

The aftermath has also produced "Christians," who are in fear, who gave up, threw in the towel and surrendered. The fake news, social media censorship, "Trump versus The World," has beat them down.

And, finally, the aftermath of the 2020 Presidential Election has also produced CHRISTians who are steadfast in their faith and belief in God's Words. 
“The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.” Proverbs 29:25

We are coming into a time of Spiritual harvest, where our faith and good works will be rewarded thirty-, sixty- or an hundredfold. "And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred." Mark 4:20

God is exposing the darkness and shining His Light into the hearts of many who were asleep in Jesus. "Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them." Ephesians 5:11

And, Psalm 27:1, "A Psalm of David. . ." reminds us that ". . . The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is  the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?" Hallelujah!

And, finally:


"Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

For our God is a consuming fire." Hebrews 12:28-29

Our Prayer for You Today​: 

Heavenly Father, the living God,

You have created me with the capacity for deep affections — to love, to loathe, to desire, to delight, to excite, to grieve, to laugh, to enjoy, to fear, to be depressed, to be thankful. And you made me this way that I may glorify you.

But I confess that my affections for you are often lukewarm while my selfish interests are on fire, and I know that my sinful flesh is most offensive to you. O gracious Father, thank you that your Son’s great sacrifice is so great and so sufficient that it pays even for these gross sins.

I repent of being lazy in my zeal to you, to your son, and to your precious word! No more, Father! Make me boil in spirit as I serve you Romans 12:11! To be moved by your glorious gospel and precious promises. 2 Peter 1:4 

Today, I take to heart your Son’s warning: “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16.

Merciful Father, make me hot! Whatever it takes, whatever it costs me, give me the Spirit-salve for my eyes Revelation 3:18, so that I may see what is real, believe what is true, treasure what is valuable and forsake what is worthless.

In the name of Jesus Christ, Savior and King. Amen!






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<![CDATA[JESUS IS ANGERED . . .]]>Sat, 23 Jan 2021 18:02:51 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/jesus-is-angered 


"This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me." Matthew 15:8

This morning, God put on my heart, Jesus' anger and grievances at the iniquities of the Pharisees and scribes, who honored Him with their lips, but dishonored Him with their service/works. And, once again, this is along the same line as God's messages to me this year regarding the "Lukewarm CHRISTian." See my previous Blogs.

Jesus preached His grievances against the scribes and Pharisees often:

Matthew 23:13-15

13 "But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.

14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

15 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves."

And, in Mark 3:4-5, we learn that Jesus became angered at the Pharisees, because they questioned that He was healing a man on the Sabbath day:


4 "And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.

And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other."


What does this mean for our Life today, January 23, 2021? Well, if you have read my previous Blogs, you know it means a lot! God will not overlook sin! "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 6:23

We know that Jesus says in Matthew 15:1-2: "Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again."

But, did you also know that Jesus says in John 7:24: "Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment"? Why would Jesus tell us to "judge righteous judgement"?

Let us look at Luke 5:31-32 for our answer: "
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

We can see from this Scripture that one reason CHRISTians must "judge righteous judgment" is like a physician who heals people of their sickness, but must first test them to learn their ailment. We, as God's children, are instructed to use God's Word and Truth, and "judge righteous judgment," to test people and learn of their sins, so that we may heal the hearts of the unrighteous, and, by the same token, so  that we do not unawares reap the unrighteousness of the unrighteous.

"
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ." Colossians 2:8

So, what we learn is that Jesus is very clear in His instruction to "judge righteous judgment," so we are able to follow God, and not the evils of the world. And, as Paul says in 2 Corinthians:

"Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?" 2 Corinthians 6:14

It makes sense, then, that our fellowship with unrighteousness should be only with sinners, who are willing to learn God's Word and Truth, and how it impacts their Life and choices in Life, and are also willing to earnestly consider their sins, and necessary repentance (turning away from ... sin). "Change your hearts! And show by the way you live that you have changed." Matthew 3:8  In other words, repent.

And Jesus also said in Luke 13:5: "I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish." 

Once someone learns God's Truth, and still chooses to continue their sinful behavior, or, worse, encourages us to participate in their evil deeds, then we must consider previous Scripture herein, which instructs us not to associate with unrighteousness. See 2 Corinthians 6:14 above.  We can see that this requires us to always know the character of people with whom we associate, or to "judge righteous judgment."


"For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins," Hebrews 10:26

Therefore, Oh, Heavenly Father, the living God:

9 "Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:

10 In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.

11 But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

12 My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the Lord." Psalm 26:9-12


Our Prayer for You Today:


"Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve . . .” Matthew 20:28 

Almighty Father, we thank you for your great salvation plan for mankind and your beloved Son, Lord Jesus Christ, who came into this world as a living sacrifice. In all His time on earth, He loved and served the world.

We pray, Father, that we become shining examples of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that we faithfully and humbly love and serve all of those around us, and especially those who are most needy.

Lord Jesus Christ, we praise you and we glorify you. We give you thanks for your great Love, and your sacrifice for our sins. We praise you, for you came to fulfill the Father’s Will, to be done on earth as it is in heaven.

We pray and pledge that we will walk with your Love always, and that we may be of service to the masses in our short time here, as is the Father's Will, and, to Fear Him and obey His commandments. Ecclesiastes 12:13

Lord Jesus, may your life of love and service be our guide to love and serve the underprivileged, the abandoned and the neediest amongst us.

Help us, Lord, to love beyond measure, without expectations, limitations or conditions, everyone, but especially those who need our love the most.

Hallelujah! Praise God, the Most High!

We ask for all of these things in Jesus' sweet name. Amen!









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<![CDATA[2021GOD Challenge!]]>Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:57:27 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/2021god-challenge"2021GOD CHALLENGE" AUDIO BLOG 
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As I write these blogs, which represent revelations God has given me over the past year, I realize God's theme throughout: the "Lukewarm CHRISTian." 

And, along those lines, at the end of December, God put on my heart that 2021 was, indeed, not just another year, which happens to be the title of my last blog, but 2021 was the year that America and the World began to wake up and realize that there is only ONE GOD, who can save us, even with Eternal Life.  So, came the God-inspired 2021GOD Challenge! How to Learn God's Plan for Your Life, in three easy steps. 

How To: (Must be done every day, to achieve and maintain results!)

1. Live Your Life Now by the Standards of God's Kingdom, and Follow God's Laws and Commandments:

Accept with all your heart and all your mind and all your soul that Jesus Christ is God's only begotten son, who died on the cross, and rose again, for forgiveness of your sins.


Scripture tells us about Jesus: 

​"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16

"For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him." 1 Thessalonians 4:14

And Scripture tells us about God's Laws and Commandments:

Exodus 20:2-17

2 "I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;

And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:

10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

12 Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

13 Thou shalt not kill.

14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.

15 Thou shalt not steal.

16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's."

In addition to the Ten Commandments, we have the fruit of the Spirit as a guide for Godly Living:


Galatians 5:22-23

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law."

And, finally, Jesus had two of His own Commandments:


Matthew 22:36-40


36 "Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

38 This is the first and great commandment.

39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets."



​2. Pray to God frequently throughout the day, ask for discernment (understanding) of His Word and His Plan for your Life. Prayers do not have to be elaborate. God knows our hearts:

"I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings." Jeremiah 17:10

And, God knows what we need before we know we need it:

"Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him." Matthew 6:8

If you are short on words, simply pray the Lord's Prayer, as given to us by Jesus:

Matthew 6:9-13


9 "After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

11 Give us this day our daily bread.

12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen."


3. Read the Bible (at least three chapters per day). You will get as much from God as you give Him, so the more the better. What version you read is not as important as just reading it. Switch between your preferred version, like King James Bible, and an easy-to-read version, or a study Bible, to help with difficult passages.

That is it! It is THAT easy. 

God's gifts of the Spirit come in differing forms: dreams, visions, knowledge, talents, prophesying, healing, and more:

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

4 "Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.

And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.

And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;

10 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

11 But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will."

As I have repeated, and will probably repeat again, because God has made it clear to me, we are coming into a Spiritual Revival / Spiritual Revolution. No one will be able to deny GOD's Work.

Find out if the Holy Spirit has gifts for you, and or God's Plan for your Life. Do not miss out! What do you have to lose?


Our Prayer for You Today:

Father, thank You for Your Word which is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path and thank You Father, for the Lord Jesus Christ, the living Word made flesh, Who has life in Himself and is the light of the world in Whom is no darkness at all.

Lord, more than anything else, I desire to bathe in that light of the Lord Jesus so that the light of His love and grace may shine through me to others, especially at those times when the circumstances of life seem to be particularly gloomy and dark.

Father, You have called us to be lights in the world, reflecting the glory and light of Christ and I pray that I may become His reflection, so that men may see my good works and glorify my Father in heaven.

Lord, I know that this requires me to decrease to nothing so that He may increase in everything and become all in all. Father, I pray that whatever it takes, that You would purge out anything that diminishes the light and love of Christ in me, so that Jesus is lifted up high in my heart and life, to your praise and glory. In Jesus' name,

Hallelujah! Praise God! Amen!



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<![CDATA[2021 - Not Just Another Year]]>Thu, 21 Jan 2021 19:16:29 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/2021-not-a-just-another-year"2021 - NOT JUST ANOTHER YEAR" AUDIO BLOG
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Jesus said, “For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.” Luke 12:2

Many months ago, God made it clear to me that we were in a Spiritual War. A Spiritual War is not a war in the physical realm, but in the supernatural realm. 

"For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places." Ephesians 6:12

At the end of December 2020, I began to feel that God had won the Spiritual War! He put a spirit of celebration in me. And then he showed me that 2021 would be the beginning of something great! A Spiritual Revival. Spiritual Revolution. And I saw a vision of a glorious celebration in His name and praise and glory, and people, the least of these, were being given gifts and talents from the Holy Spirit, and there was indeed a Spiritual Revival, a Spiritual Revolution, with all manner of healing and other gifts. Hallelujah! Praise God!

We see CHRISTians losing hope in God, because a man seemingly failed us. But God will never fail us. And God is not slow. He has not forsaken us. He is just and merciful, however, and He does not want anyone to perish, but all to come to repentance.

“The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.”

But, 2021 will not be just another year. It is time for ALL CHRISTians to gird up our loins (like Job), because God is calling us to be the warriors and soldiers in His Spiritual Revolution.

"Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me."  Job 38:3

This Word is in line with my blog titled, "Are You a Lukewarm CHRISTian"? God showed me that 2021 is the time for CHRISTians to start speaking the hard truths, such as, There is only ONE GOD, the living God, the Giver of Eternal Life. Jesus said, “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew thee out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16

Our Prayer for You Today:
Courtesy of: 
https://2cherish2commend.com/2014/07/31/a-prayer-for-the-struggle-with-lukewarm-faith/

My lukewarmness distresses me and dishonors You.

I have become spiritually complacent.

Warm my heart by showing me again the depth of Your love that sent Jesus to live and die for me.

Grant me the gift of repentance and pour Your love into my heart by Your Holy Spirit.

Grant me a thirst to know You better as well as a heart full of spiritual fervor for You.

Enflame my heart with the sure and certain hope of my future sitting with You on Your throne in heaven.

Prepare me for all that lies ahead in my earthly pilgrimage…the smiles of prosperity as well as the frowns of adversity, the days of spiritual conquest and victory, as well as the days of defeat.

Hallelujah! Praise God, the Most High! Amen!




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<![CDATA[GOD versus THE WORLD]]>Wed, 20 Jan 2021 14:43:44 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/god-versus-the-worldAUDIO BLOG "GOD versus THE WORLD"
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PRESIDENT TRUMP SPEAKS AT SENDOFF CEREMONY
January 20, 2021



​"Give glory to the Lord your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness." Jeremiah 13:16


This morning, as I watched President Trump speak at his "sendoff ceremony" (see video above), I realized something:  What God's prophets had meant in recent months, when they said that God wanted all eyes on Him, all thoughts on Him, all hope and faith on Him, all GLORY to Him.

Now, it seems, the one man, President Trump, who many CHRISTians were still clinging to for hope, has failed them. What will happen now? Who will lead us out of this darkness, corruption and tyranny?

Over the last several months, I have commented more than once, that it is literally Trump versus the World. And sometimes, as a second thought, I would give God credit, too. Of course, I was wrong. All Glory to God Alway ... But, as I watched President Trump's speech this morning, I began to cry, weep, lament, to our Lord, Christ, and His Father, the living God, for I now understand that it has never been Trump versus the World, but always, GOD versus the World!

THIS is what God wanted us to realize before His Plan could be fulfilled through, and in, us! 

So, as Trump spoke, I was filled with sadness and began to cry for forgiveness and mercy, for myself, but, more importantly, for the World, for God's children, who lost, or are losing, hope in a man, a flesh and blood man, who cannot save us, who could never save us.

Jesus Christ is our Savior, and no one except He can save us!

"And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins." Matthew 1:21 

Our Prayer for You Today:

Psalm 122:1-9


1 "I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the Lord.

Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

Jerusalem is builded as a city that is compact together:

Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord.

For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.

Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.

Because of the house of the Lord our God I will seek thy good."


HALLELUJAH! Praise God, the Most High! AMEN!




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<![CDATA[GIVE ALL PRAISE TO GOD!]]>Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:44:50 GMThttp://faithfullamb.com/my-walk-with-god/give-all-praise-to-godAUDIO BLOG "GIVE ALL PRAISE TO GOD"
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This morning, I woke up with great thanksgiving and praise and glory in my heart to our Heavenly Father.

HE was very excited in me, and was yelling,


GIVE THANKS!

GIVE PRAISE!

GIVE GLORY!


Psalm 24:8-10

8 "Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.

9 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; even lift them up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.

10 Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah."



For our God is righteous and fierce.

"The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works." Psalm 145:17

"Thy fierce wrath goeth over me; thy terrors have cut me off." Psalm 88:16


​And I just kept feeling, as I lie there hearing over and over,

GIVE THANKS!

GIVE PRAISE!

GIVE GLORY!


people were kneeling all around, everywhere, up and down the streets, and bowing and cheering and celebrating, and giving

THANKS!

PRAISE! 

and GLORY!


To our Heavenly Father,

The creator of the heavens and the earth,

In whose image and likeness we are ALL created,


And by whom, we were bought with a heavy price, the blood of His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, so that we, wretched man, could be made whole in His perfection, and receive the gift of Everlasting Life!

Hallelujah!

God will NOT be mocked, and He WILL receive His due

THANKS!

PRAISE!

and GLORY!
 

"By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name." Hebrews 13:15

"Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD." Psalm 150:6

Remember the story of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, as he cried out to the God of Abraham in 2 Chronicles 20:9, as the Ammonites and Moabites were threatening Jerusalem:

"If, when evil cometh upon us, as the sword, judgment, or pestilence, or famine, we stand before this house, and in thy presence, (for thy name is in this house,) and cry unto thee in our affliction, then thou wilt hear and help." 

Jehoshaphat cried further, "O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee." 2 Chronicles 20:12


And what did our God respond?

2 Chronicles 20:15-18

15 "And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the Lord unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's.

16 To morrow go ye down against them: behold, they come up by the cliff of Ziz; and ye shall find them at the end of the brook, before the wilderness of Jeruel.

17 Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of the Lord with you, O Judah and Jerusalem: fear not, nor be dismayed; to morrow go out against them: for the Lord will be with you.

18 And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the Lord, worshipping the Lord."

GIVING THANKS!

GIVING PRAISE!

GIVING GLORY!


As in the days of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, God has already fought this battle for us, and we have already seen the proof that he has won.

Do not listen to false prophets: fake news, social media censorship, dishonest leaders (political and church).

Listen to God, and to His Word. His Word is the TRUTH!

Our Prayer for You Today:

Lord, teach me to offer you a heart of thanksgiving and praise in all my daily experiences of life. Teach me to be joyful always, to pray continually and to give thanks in all my circumstances. I accept them as Your will for my life 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.

I long to bring pleasure to Your heart daily. Break the power of the enemy in my life. Defeat Him through my sacrifice of praise. Change my outlook and attitude into one of joyful contentment with my present circumstances. 

Jesus, I want to be like You who obeyed the Father without complaint. You embraced the chains of humanity when You walked this earth. Convict me whenever I complain or compare myself with others.

Give me Your attitude of humility and thankful acceptance. I want to be like the Apostle Paul who learned contentment in every circumstance. I choose to continually offer You a sacrifice of praise, the fruit of lips that give praise to Your name Hebrews 13:15.

I long to bring a smile to Your face. Teach me the power of a thankful heart. I know that Your truth dwells in a thankful heart.

“I will give thanks to the LORD because of His righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High. O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens” Psalm 7:17-18.

Hallelujah! Amen!


Thanks to our GOD!

Praise to our GOD!

Glory to our GOD!











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