For the Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life....Job 33:4 (NLT)... †THE POWER OF PRAYER †

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

"Grow up into him in all things."


"Grow up into him in all things." 
- Ephesians 4:15

Many Christians remain stunted and dwarfed in spiritual things, 
so as to present the same appearance year after year. 
No up-springing of advanced and refined feeling is manifest in them. 

They exist but do not "grow up into him in all things."
 But should we rest content with being in the "green blade," when we might advance to "the ear," and eventually ripen into the "full corn in the ear?" Should we be satisfied to believe in Christ, and to say, "I am safe," without wishing to know in our own experience more of the fulness which is to be found in him. 

It should not be so; we should, as good traders in heaven's market, covet to be enriched in the knowledge of Jesus. It is all very we ll to keep other men's vineyards, but we must not neglect our own spiritual growth and ripening. 

Why should it always be winter time in our hearts? We must have our seed time, it is true, but O for a spring time-yea, a summer season, which shall give promise of an early harvest. 

If we would ripen in grace, we must live near to Jesus-in his presence-ripened by the sunshine of his smiles. 
We must hold sweet communion with him. 

We must leave the distant view of his face and come near, as John did, and pillow our head on his breast; then shall we find ourselves advancing in holiness, in love, in faith, in hope-yea, in every precious gift.

 As the sun rises first on mountain-tops and gilds them with his light, and presents one of the most charming sights to the eye of the traveller; so is it one of the most delightful contemplations in the world to mark the glow of the Spirit's light on the head of some saint, who has risen up in spiritual stature,

 like Saul, above his fellows, till, like a mighty Alp, snow-capped, he reflects first among the chosen, the beams of the Sun of Righteousness, and bears the sheen of his effulgence high aloft for all to see, and seeing it, to glorify his Father which is in heaven. 

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REACHING THE NATIONS
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without acquiring any MONETARY REWARD. 
God gave me the salvation for "FREE", 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way, 
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Blessings to all of You, rejoice in the sublime 
and infallible Word of God.
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If you are NOT a believer in Jesus Christ, 
you can be accepted into his kingdom. 
 I invite you to let him to make of you what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER"
 Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, 
 who died for me to make me free of sin, 
I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free, 
I confess that He is the son of God. 
I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
 but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask. 
Amen..

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“The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon must lie, 
not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.” 
~ C. H. Spurgeon ~
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PRAYER
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now. 
Show them a new revelation of Your love and power.
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. 
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
 Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs.
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. 
 Amen. 
 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS" 
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