Truth in the Inward Parts

Psalm 51:6, “Behold, You desire truth in the inward parts,
And in the hidden part You will make me to know wisdom.”

This verse came to my spirit one morning, later a friend played a teaching of the 51st Psalm.

Are we keeping our words?  Teachers are held to higher standard (James 3:1)

Church ministers going against their own promises; brow-beaters with lectures; using world-view words speaking cynically about the needy: _________________; mock the Holy Spirit.  Let the Spirit teach, convict.

He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, but he who honors Him has mercy on the needy.” Proverbs 14:31

“…Serving only themselves. They are clouds without water, carried about by the winds; late autumn trees without fruit, twice dead, pulled up by the roots;” Jude 1:12

“And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:”                        John 16:8

“Let us rejoice and be glad
    and give him glory!
For the wedding of the Lamb has come,
    and his bride has made herself ready.”

Revelations 19:7

Virgins with the extra oil for their lamps (Matthew 25:1-5)

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Higher Standard

In Pastor Tim Keller’s The Reason for God, 2008, he quotes one of many former athiests: Christians have a “higher standard” following Jesus, than she thought she had by being a moral person.

“Do not conform yourselves to the standards of this world, but let God transform you inwardly by a complete change of your mind. Then you will be able to know the will of God – what is good and is pleasing to him and is perfect.” Romans 12:2 (Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha GNTA)

Matthew 5:

“Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are on the way with him, lest your adversary deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.”    Verse 28 (NKJV)

“And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell.”           Verse 30 (NKJV)

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Proverb 5:23, “He shall die for lack of instruction”

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”  Genesis 1:1

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A True Christian

“Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself from the world.”  

James 1:27

I heard this description: If a child is found by a real Christian, the child will be fed and cared for, and handed back to his parents.

Dear Lord Jesus, help us to follow You, obey You, to hear Your voice, to have a close family relationship with You.  We will shine brighter and brighter, the worldly things will grow dim.

“You are the light of the world” Jesus in Matt 5:14

You’re The Head and Not The Tail

“Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the LORD your God will set you high above all nations of the earth.

“And the LORD will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.”

Deuteronomy 28:1, 13

The world is your oyster. You have your whole life ahead of you. Your life is on a path set for truth & righteousness & freedom.

Look ahead, to the future with Christ.

“A highway shall be there, and a road, and it shall be called the Highway of Holiness, the unclean shall not pass over it, but it shall be for others. Whoever walks the road, although a fool, shall not go astray.”                                    Isaiah 35:8

 

First of the Year Cleansing

“In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace”                                                                                  Ephesians 1:7

“For if the blood of bulls and goats and the ashes of a heifer, sprinkling the unclean, sanctifies for the purifying of the flesh, 14 how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?”                           Hebrews 9:13-14

“But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.  If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”                                                                                              1 John 1:7-9

“By that will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.”                                                                                           Hebrews 10:11

“It is finished!”                     John 19:30

I need Jesus.  Some churches do a corporate fast and prayer or Daniel fast at the beginning of each year.

*Check out Derek Prince’s teachings on Cleansing & Acquittal and How to Pass From Curse to Blessing

 

 

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Stronger

He increased His people greatly, And made them stronger than their enemies.” Psalm 105:24

“I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And find out knowledge and discretion. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom; I am understanding, I have strength.” Proverbs 8:12, 14

“The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, If it is found in the way of righteousness.” Proverbs 16:31

“Then he said to them, ‘Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and send portions to those for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’ ” Nehemiah 8:10

 

“The comeback is always stronger than the setback” 

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Yet the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger.” Job 17:9

 

That’s Not Food

 “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits:

Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” Psalm 103:2, 5 (KJV)

Many of us read labels these days amidst the controversy over what’s healthy to eat. My son once said, ‘I’m not feeding my kid food that’s made in a lab.”

Do you wonder why these are still being added? high glucose corn syrup, sodium phosphate, aspartame, food dye, etc. We’re all in a hurry sometimes, do you at least try to limit the bad stuff to 5%?

just look at: https://www.eatthis.com/scary-food-additives/

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Love of Money

“Then Peter said, ‘Silver and gold I do not have, but what I do have I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk.’ 

“And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.

“So he, leaping up, stood and walked and entered the temple with them-walking, leaping, and praising God.”                  Acts 3:6-8

A man strode to the back of the bus, leaving a crumpled bill on the seat, which a woman hastily grabbed.  Sir, did you leave money on the seat?  He nodded not caring.

Can money:

  • heal you?
  • walk on water?
  • care about you?

“For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”  1 Timothy 6:10

The attraction to money makes people lie, break the law, ignore justice. So sad.

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