Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Know who you are in Christ.. By Nina Keegan

DO NOT BE DECEIVED! KNOW WHO YOUR GLORIOUS FATHER IN HEAVEN IS..JESUS DID NOT HAVE AN IDENTITY CRISIS.. HE WENT STRAIGHT TO THE FATHER AND PRAYED..

No matter what is going on in the world, we must believe that regardless of the difficulties we face, the church can rest assured that Christ has not ever moved from His exalted seat. He has full power and authority.. He holds His Sword in His hand and He is fighting for us. The Gospel will prevail.
The blood of Jesus is still speaking at it always will..

It's time to start praying against deception, the Bible tells us that in the last days we would be greatly deceived..you were born for times like these, you are here for a reason! 

There is no time to ride the fence and be double minded. We must get on board with the Revival that God is stirring up in each of us, the world is a mess right now, we must decide if we are going to accommodate the world and what's happening in it or we can refuse to compromise our beliefs and our behaviors and live in absolute the assuredness of following the word of God.
Every word in the Bible is God breathed and is alive and well it is our blueprint, it is the promise.. we must get on board. 
The enemy comes to steal kill and destroy but Jesus came that we might have life and have it to the full..He has sent us the Holy Spirit and those who do not compromise will experience a great victory and empowering strength of the spirit without limits. Beyond anything that our generation has ever known will we see God's glory rain down in revival if we do not grow weary in well doing.
  So many strong Christians are being deceived by others, even fellow Christians saying shouldn't we be more tolerant of other faiths?..shouldn't we be tolerant of other's beliefs?  shouldn't we all just try to love one another for our differences..to each his own...we back off and we have failed to declare the truth.. we fail to witness and be a doer of the Word, we fail to preach the Gospel in its truth.. Yes we are called to Love everyone ... It's a commandment..we are to love as God loves, even our enemies..but not for their differences.. 
The truth sets people free.. Love them and tell them the Truth.. It's not God's will that any man should perish.

The enemy loves tolerance because tolerance doesn't spread the Gospel, tolerance backs away, tolerance is afraid of conflict, tolerance is non-controversial. 
When we walk in truth spreading Gods Word, God will make ways, the seeds are being planted.
 God can reach anyone..He is God; but we are his army and we are called forth to witness, to tell the truth and to deliver God's message of salvation and eternal life with Him.

Tolerance is such a buzzword that the enemy uses for deception ..the Word of God is very clear about the one and only way for us to receive eternal salvation.. so we ALL must be clear on that..there is no pushing the envelope, there is no deciding, "well I don't think God thinks this way or that way", or "don't you think if they're a good person regardless of whether or not they are a believer that they will get to heaven?"  

We don't get to change God's mind or rewrite the Bible inserting our own thoughts believing we can do a better job than God did... God's Word is very specific for a reason ..so that there is a line that absolutely cannot be crossed it's simple, we either believe or we don't!

Look, this is not open for debate... The Bible is very clear and it says that in the end times even Christians will FALL AWAY.. They will perish! ... Yes Christians... Many are deceived by thinking they can live in sin and keep asking for forgiveness with no harm done! That is a huge misconception. Every action has a consequence even if the consequences are not immediate.. I guarantee you our sins do not go unnoticed we must repent and turn away from our sins! 

we must get a strong knowledge of the WORD and stand! TRUST and believe in it! Defend it! Be a doer of the Word...There is no compromise.. get off the fence, decide what you're going to believe... do it now before it's too late!

Meditate and declare this promise to God...

I will not compromise with the words and the actions and the deception of this world ..Lord help us to be bold for you. Help us to put away all fears and anxieties so that we might fully receive the manifested presence of the Holy Spirit of God in full operation in our lives
In Jesus Name
Amen! 

Rev 2:13

13 “I know that you live in the city where Satan has his throne, yet you have remained loyal to me. You refused to deny me even when Antipas, my faithful witness, was martyred among you there in Satan’s city.

Rev2:14-16

14 “But I have a few complaints against you. You tolerate some among you whose teaching is like that of Balaam, who showed Balak how to trip up the people of Israel. He taught them to sin by eating food offered to idols and by committing sexual sin. 15 In a similar way, you have some Nicolaitans among you who follow the same teaching. 16 Repent of your sin, or I will come to you suddenly and fight against them with the sword of my mouth.

Acts 3:19
Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,

Isaiah 51:6-9
6 Look up to the skies above,
    and gaze down on the earth below.
For the skies will disappear like smoke,
    and the earth will wear out like a piece of clothing.
The people of the earth will die like flies,
    but my salvation lasts forever.
    My righteous rule will never end!
7 “Listen to me, you who know right from wrong,
    you who cherish my law in your hearts.
Do not be afraid of people’s scorn,
    nor fear their insults.
8 For the moth will devour them as it devours clothing.
    The worm will eat at them as it eats wool.
But my righteousness will last forever.
    My salvation will continue from generation to generation.”
9 Wake up, wake up, O Lord! Clothe yourself with strength!
    Flex your mighty right arm!
Rouse yourself as in the days of old
    when you slew Egypt, the dragon of the Nile.[a]

John 14:13-14 - And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.   (Read More...)

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

John 14:14 - If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do [it].

John 16:24 - Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

John 14:13 - And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

John 15:16 - Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

1 John 5:14 - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:


Thursday, March 10, 2016

NOT OUR WAY BUT YOURS GOD.. By Nina Keegan

 DO NOT LET PRIDE STEAL YOUR DESTINY, A HAUGHTY ATTITUDE CAN LEAD TO A PATHWAY OF DESTRUCTION

"I don't care what anyone says, I'm going to do it!"

This is a familiar scene in our society, the words change but the essential message is always the same; a person is not open to advice because his or her mind is already closed through pride.  
Some advice may be sought but it is heeded only if it reinforces the decision already made or is an easier path to take...

 This is human nature to reject help and to do things our own way. Pride steps in and we think we have it all figured out and who needs the advice of these apparently Unknowledgeable people?
Does any of this sound familiar? Do you ever open your Bible asking God to show you a scripture but when it seems that there's a scripture of rebuke or one of God gently presenting you with conviction, or a hardening of heart in need of repentance, our tendency is compulsively ready to discount that one immediately.. We move on until we find one that suits exactly what we need to establish our own plan. God will not be mocked..!


' We cannot change what we will not acknowledge!' 

The enemy lurks in a spirit of pride, the puffed up mindset that claims that we know more than anyone, that other people do not know what they are talking about, unless it is in exact alignment of our own skewed thinking. Prideful people put others down in order to lift themselves up.. 
how silly is this behavior...?  Since We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us.. Phil 4:13.. It's never by our own intelligence or abilities anyway.. It's only by God's hands that we live move and have our being! 

We must be very careful of this prideful tendency and that we don't fall into our own trap by rejecting the wise council of others. This is not the way God has ordered things for us as a body. 
The Scripture says one of the ways we hear from God is seeking the wise counsel of godly men..
Proverbs 11:14 - Where no counsel [is], the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.

Proverbs 19:20-21 - Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.   

We must be obedient to the Word not just read it but do what it says.
When we start to think that we know it all; it can affect us to the very core, it can affect our relationships and even our relationship with the church.. we are not meant to go it alone we are sheep in need of a shepherd...we need to be part of the flock.
If you do not attend a good church weekly then it is harder to make it as a Christian.. 

 As Christians, We are in the world, but not of the world..

Believers in Jesus Christ are simply in the world—physically present—but not of it, not part of its values (John 17:14-15). As believers, we should be set apart from the world. This is the meaning of being holy and living a holy, righteous life,to be set apart.

 The worldly flesh can over take us if we are not cautious  we must never detach ourselves from the body. Who pastors you? Who is speaking into your life? Who assists you with accountability? We see people get offended by a ministry.. they leave the church or they try to overthrow or take it down by negative talk about the Gods anointed...it happens because they think they know more than the pastor, or they are not being confirmed in their own skewed agenda. We get caught up in all kinds of religiosity...we must repent of these prideful tendencies, we must lay down our manipulation repent of it! trust God, take his Word and Live it out! 
We have seen people fall away from the church and I can honestly say I haven't seen it fare well for them..
They start showing up less and less always with an excuse whether it be as simplistic as the weather or the fact that they don't like the series or the subject matter currently being taught. For whatever reason the enemy pulls them away and they stop attending..

The Lord wants you to come back,  find a good Bible-based Holy Spirit filled church and come back to God's body ..stay in the word and let it restore your soul
Psalm 23:3
 Yes He restores our soul!

 What should you do if you have an agenda and you're not certain if it's part of God's plan? How can you hear from God to know for sure?  How can you prevent a life changing mistake resulting from pride? 
 Remember the enemy would love nothing more than to throw a wrench into the middle of God's divine plan for your life causing you to veer down the wrong path...anyone interested in 40 years in the wilderness? 

Take these action steps and seek God first in ALL things.. Let his peace always rule in your heart.. Never waiver! 

1. Repent and Seek God first in all things.
2. Seek wise Godly counsel from others whom you trust. 
3.Stay in the word of God and know it for yourself!
4. Pray fervent,effectual and diligent prayers.
5.Seek confirmation!  
6.Worship and praise God.
7. Pray in the spirit continually.  8. Become one body with other believers united in Christ in a good Bible based, spirit filled church so as to be held accountable in all your ways.
9.Trust Gods will for your life even when it makes no sense..God knows what He is doing!
10.Allow Gods perfect love to cast out all fear! 

God is not the author of confusion, He is the author of peace, trust him to lead you down his path everlasting. hallelujah! hallelujah! We praise you Lord as we plead the blood of Jesus over any and all big decisions we are facing in our lives... Do not let us be put to shame Lord as we trust you in all things.  We surrender it all to you, your ways, not ours Father!

Seal us  on your path, restore us, redeem us! In Jesus' holy name we pray! AMEN

Psalms 1:1-6 - Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.    

2 Timothy 3:16 - All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

Proverbs 28:26 - He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Proverbs 3:1-35 - My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:    

Proverbs 20:18 - [Every] purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

Psalms 119:105 - Thy word [is] a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

1 Kings 12:6-19 - And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people?    

Proverbs 4:13 - Take fast hold of instruction; let [her] not go: keep her; for she [is] thy life.

Proverbs 1:7 - The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of knowledge: [but] fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 13:10 - Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised [is] wisdom.

Ephesians 6:12 - 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].

Romans 12:2 - And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Matthew 7:16-20 - Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?   



Wednesday, March 9, 2016

BE VIGILENT BY Nina Keegan

BE DETERMINED TO STAY ON GOD'S  PATH, DON'T SETTLE.. YOU HAVE OPTIONS!! THE ENEMY TRAPS US INTO SETTLING FOR LESS THAN GOD'S BEST! Stay vigilant!! The enemy comes to steal kill and destroy..

Know the Word for your self.. Be a watchmen on the wall and do not be deceived.. Do not get caught off-guard by missing God ... the enemy loves to trick us..he sets his nets ..he baits his traps.. We deceive ourselves by thinking that we know more than God ..that we have heard him, even  when we have our minds made up.. we decide that we have the fool proof  plan. God break away the stubbornness and the strong will that causes us to rebel and to wander aimlessly in the wilderness..we twist our own agenda to fit into your word let our minds not be deceived as to confuse our plans with yours.
The enemy would love for us to be tricked and follow his path disguised as Gods.

The enemy comes dressed as an angel of light, he knows the word and Twists it... It is all designed to keep us from what God has for us, to keep us from peace, prosperity, from the right relationships and from his divine purpose in our lives.

God says his sheep shall know his voice there will always be
Confirmation and absolute abundance of proof! 

When God speaks there is a great peace! God is not the author of confusion but he's the author of sound mind. We are to have the mind of Christ, God is the author and the finisher of our stories and it is always for our good, God allows tests to stretch us and cause us to repent and turn to him with our whole hearts.
When Things are hard and out of control and we feel like we are always swimming upstream or kicking against the
Goads.. then, it surely isn't the peace of God ...a man can make his plans but God will order his steps... surrender every day and trust God to never let you be deceived. We do not want to wander in the wilderness and miss our blessings. We don't want to spend 40 years aimlessly searching for the gates to the promised land..we are going in now! 
Lord let there be no delay, give us great courage to Bind and  break off that which is not of you.. Wherever the enemy is operating in our lives shine a great light on it and take the veils off of our eyes that we might see the plans of the enemy and where he is operating through us... Bind and sever every person,place or thing that is being used in our lives as a hindrance to our blessings. 
Let us have no fear of man, let us only have the fear of letting you down. Make the crooked places straight in our lives, let us not be caught in the snare and the traps that the enemy has laid for us! It is a long life to get these things wrong... We want to only be seared on your path..Seal us Lord in the blood of Jesus ..let us not be deceived.  We have options.., Godly options..fear not! You are loved.. There is absolutely nothing better than God's plan so why would you settle for anything less ??? To those saying it is too late.. It is never over or too late.. Ask God again.. He will show you the way.. Rescue us now Father.. Let us not be put to shame.. Cover every decision we make in the blood of Jesus and let us be determined to never waiver from your path. For we ask it now in Jesus name

1 John 4:1-3 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world. By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

1 Peter 5:8 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.



Wednesday, February 17, 2016

TO OBEY OR NOT TO OBEY by Nina Keegan

TO OBEY OR DISOBEY.. EVERY DAY WE ARE FACED WITH THESE CHOICES...
 Reading today about the death of Saul in first Samuel 31 .. I realized that there are 2 tales of obedience and of the lack there of all intertwined.
Saul was tall physically but small in God's eyes, his sin made him ugly even though he was very handsome and his lack of faith made him very weak.. Saul was dedicated to himself, he was self serving..
Saul was rich but he was spiritually bankrupt.. Saul tried to please God with tiny spurts of religiosity. Do we ever get in the flesh and then try to back it up by twisting the word to fit our own agendas? Well.. Meet Saul! ..Saul had a disobedient strong willed,spirit. Saul faced death the same way he faced life. He took matters into his own hands without thinking of God or asking God for his guidance.



In the end, Saul's poor choices and lack of obedience was the death of him. What stands out to me is that when Saul knew he was finally cornered and at the very end of his rope, with nowhere to turn, knowing that if the enemies captured him he would greatly suffer; he yet again took matters into his own hands and asked his right-hand man to kill him..

1 Samuel 31:4-6
Saul groaned to his armor bearer "take your sword and kill me before these pagan Philistines come to run me through and taunt and torture me."But his armor bearer was afraid AND WOULD NOT DO IT.. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it. 

When his armor bearer realized that Saul was dead, he fell on his own sword and died beside the King. Saul, his three sons, his armor bearer and his troops all died together that same day.

The armor bearer had had a choice to make. He knew that if he would have slain Saul even though the king had ordered him to do it, he would have been disobedient to God. There's a great difference between following an order with which you don't agree and following one you know is wrong. It is never right or ethical to carry out a wrong act no matter who gives you that order or what the consequences for disobedience may be.  We must always have courage to follow God and his laws above anything earthly or our own personal desires. 

The armor bearer had a choice of whose rules he would follow, would he follow his king or God? He had to choose the hard road..but he had to choose eternal life even if it meant that he would lose his own. He would not stand trial before God for the crime of murder. He chose to be obedient.

God LOVES obedience even when it's so hard.. When we know we are to do that hard thing and we are disobedient, and when we like-wise do what we shouldn't, we will also suffer the consequences even if we don't immediately see them.
 There will always be consequences for disobedience!
Always! 

 Great and epic spiritual lives are built by stacking times of obedience one on top of the other. Like a brick, each obedient act is small in and of itself but in time, the acts of obedience will all pile up and a huge wall of strong character will ultimately be built..This is the greatest defense against sin and temptation. 
This strong wall of obedience brings layers and layers of protection. We should strive for consistency in obedience each and every day. Build your strength !! Fortify your hedge, your protection! God is trusting you and with each lesson learned and obedience task mastered.

 You are moving to a new level with God. He begins to trust you with more and more. He builds our character one brick at a time.. He mortars our bricks together with love, mercy kindness and patience and favor.

We do not want to spend another year in the wilderness, let's amen God and get to the promised land now. Let's receive the blessings here and now that God longs to give us an bestow upon us.
Be obedient to those nudges you feel.. Follow peace! 
God is NOT the author of confusion or chaos ..if he's called you to do something, or not to do something, he will always confirm it. 
Ask God for revelation ask for confirmation and step out and do that which he has called you to do.
I promise that you will be so glad you did!

Obey God like Abraham.. Even when it makes no sense to you. Faith is not always logical but obedience serves a purpose higher than we can imagine and the blessings on the backside of obedience are amazing!!

Daniel 9:12 - And he hath confirmed his words, which he spake against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing upon us a great evil: for under the whole heaven hath not been done as hath been done upon Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 6:4-9 “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates."

1Peter 4:16-17
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

GOD RESTORES WHAT IS BROKEN by Nina Keegan

B I was reading in Exodus the last few days when the Lord pointed this Gem out to me and then gave me great understanding in what He wanted us all to know..


Exodus 34:1
Then the Lord told Moses, "Chisel out two stone tablets like the first ones. I will write on them the same words that were on the tablets you smashed.

This scripture is referring to the stone tablets that the 10 Commandments were written on. Moses worked tirelessly writing and chiseling the words on to these granite tablets only to go down the mountain and find that the Israelites had grown tired of waiting for him and decided to create their own God to worship there by melting down all their gold and creating a golden calf.

Moses was outraged that after all the Lord had done for them and all the miraculous events that surrounded them and they would still turn to worship a false God.

In his anger at this audacious realization, Moses hurled the stone tablets smashing them to the ground. 

But in reading the scripture above and reading the passages before and after.. What stood out to me is that the Lord asked him to chisel out two more tablets but then he said "I"   Yes GOD would write the same words that were on the tablets that Moses had smashed.

GOD WOULD RESTORE WHAT WAS BROKEN .. Even though it was broken in anger God still expedited the restoration, he did not make Moses labor and rewrite all of the Commandments himself. God stepped in and he wrote it. God took pity on Moses and all the hard work that he had put into this project. There was such mercy and kindness in God's restoration process.
The restoring would come quickly as I could imagine that God would supernaturally write 
These commandments so swiftly and effortlessly.

I can imagine Moses was watching in complete awe and relief.

I look at how God overlooked the humanity of Moses and forgave him for his anger..

God understands us, he knows we are human he knows our flaws and our weaknesses and he is so quick to forgive us all of our iniquities, but what I love is that God goes one step further and he personally restores us...hallelujah we serve such a good God!

I am reminded of the scripture in Ephesians 3:20
God will do exceedingly abundantly more than we can ask or think..

God's restoration of the tablets for Moses was his exceeding abundance of kindness mercy and love towards him. 
It was God's great understanding at how Moses must've felt. He knew Mose's heart, he knew Moses was a man of God and he also knew and understood why Moses would be so angry... God understands ALL that we go through.

I imagine Moses was walking back up that mountain shamefully mortified; not only at what had taken place with the Israelites ..but now he was to face God on the issues of how he had acted in such anger. I'm also quite positive, he was not looking forward to the grueling carving of recreating the Commandments.

God so graciously knew what he was thinking he knew he was tired angry and weary.

The Scripture says do not grow weary in well doing...

God will always restore! He will always give us his exceeding abundance he will give us beauty for ashes.. we serve a good God he sees all of the injustices.. he knows what's happened to you and he knows why. We serve a just God and he settles and solves the cases of his people.

Heavenly Father,
I ask you to restore to the overflow all that the enemy has tried to steal from your people today I thank you for your love, mercy, forgiveness, kindness and abundant restoration. All glory be yours in all things.. you are a good good Father!! in Jesus name
Amen

GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
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#1 Bible Verses about Restoration of Health, Restoration of Joy & Honor
Jeremiah 30:17, ESV For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord…
Isaiah 61:7, ESV Instead of your shame there shall be a double portion; instead of dishonor they shall rejoice in their lot; therefore in their land they shall possess a double portion; they shall have everlasting joy.

#2 Bible Verses about Restoration and Healing, Restoration of Joy & Hope
Joel 2:25-26, ESV I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my great army, which I sent among you. You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, who has dealt wondrously with you. And my people shall never again be put to shame.

#3 Bible Verses about God’s Restoration – Restoration of Fortunes
Job 42:10, ESV And the Lord restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.




Friday, February 5, 2016

FINAL JUDGEMENT.. By Nina Keegan

WAKE UP.. ARE YOU READY? ARE YOU PREPARED FOR FINAL JUDGEMENT? 
There  is a great awakening coming. There is an urgency that I feel led to write about..
We can't back down.. People are being greatly deceived! Suddenly everything is offensive.. So we shrink back.. We listen to the enemies new buzzword and we keep quiet.. "We certainly do not want to offend! 

What does God want from us and for us? 

God wants his people to have times of refreshing this is a new day, it's a year of restoration. It is time for God's people to flourish and to thrive in all areas of their lives,but moreover God wants you to thrive in your purpose.. Your purpose in serving the kingdom of God as an end time harvester. There is a great commission for us all; there are so many people being deceived there so many people that need to know the truth. The enemy prowls around like a thief in the night deceiving souls through the temptation of sin and sheer complacency.  We're so busy trying to not rock the boat, we don't want to offend anyone, we stay out of it and we keep to ourselves..we don't want to interfere ...it's all none of our business...
Does this sound familiar?  Or maybe it's more like.. I'm going to keep quiet I don't want those people to think I'm weird..

 What other people say about you is none of your business!! 

 Are we not at times being double minded? 

If you are a blood bought believer of Jesus Christ then you have a job to do!  But first ask yourself these tough questions?

Have you said the salvation prayer but you are still determined that you know how to judge what's good and evil in your own life? Are you deciding for yourself that certain sins are ok? WELL IF THIS IS TRUE FOR YOU, THEN JESUS IS NOT YET THE LORD OF YOUR LIFE..!!
Through salvation we must completely SURRENDER... Everything!! And make Jesus our Lord and Savior!! We cannot draw those boundaries of Good and evil for ourselves!! Stop creating new lines in the sand!! God will not be mocked!!

Are you just playing it safe? Do you really know the truth? Do you know where you'd go if you were to die tomorrow? Do you think your time in church on Sunday's makes you a "Christian"?  Are you really truly saved?  Do you even know what real salvation means? Are you attending a Spirit filled church?  Are there alter calls inviting you to give your whole heart to Jesus; to give your life and soul over to be born again in the name of Jesus? I for one do not want to leave anything to chance there is only one way..

The Bible is very clear that Jesus is the only way to spend eternity in heaven with our Father and  creator! 

John 3:36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.


Do not be deceived the Bible says in the end times even Christians will fall away through deception and lack of knowledge we must believe God at his word!
Do not waver.. THERE IS NO TIME!

Many people think they don't want to be saved because they don't want to play by the rules of the Bible( Gods Word) and that they'll just call on Jesus on their death bed ...there's only one problem with that theory, you don't know when you're going to spend your last day on earth.

When we check out from this planet what's going to be in your shopping cart at the checkout point? You will have to give an account for all those things.. There's not going to be a chance to put the all the items back that should not be in your cart. When we check out,  we must pay.. yes there will be a price to pay! 

Are you going to have unforgiveness in your cart, drug addiction, pornography, adultery, sex outside of marriage? Or maybe you just have a cart full of wrongly thinking you were just a good person and that's good enough even though you did not take the time to know Jesus..

The Bible says that God will then say that he did not know you.. this statement gives me chills!

Luke 13:27
"But he will reply, 'I don't know you or where you come from. Away from me, all you evildoers!'

I want Jesus to point straight at me and say "Hey there she is, there's my girl,? I know her!" That is what I pray for us all!  Why leave this to chance?  This is urgent ...if you have not given your life over to Jesus, Do it now!

 Call on the name of Jesus and you shall be saved give your whole heart to Him now and live out your purpose in him!
Life is too short to get this wrong, make a decision today.. you are loved! You are so dearly loved by your Father and Creator. and he's been waiting for you.. he longs to have a  close personal relationship with you ..what do you have to lose? What's in your cart? 

Be a true disciple!! Do not be deceived!

True and False Disciples

21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’


The Wise and Foolish Builders

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practiceis like a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.26 But everyone who hears these words of mine and does not put them into practice is like a foolish man who built his house on sand.


Romans 10:13

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."


Galatians 6:7-8 - Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.   

Proverbs 12:22 - Lying lips [are] abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly [are] his delight.

Proverbs 10:9 - He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Psalms 52:2 - Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Romans 12:2 - And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what [is] that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Galatians 5:16-26 - [This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.    

James 1:22 - But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.




Monday, January 4, 2016

Testify! You are an Overcomer.. By Nina Keegan

ITS TIME TO TELL YOUR STORY.. TESTIFY! GLORIFY GOD IN ALL THINGS!

 Why do people suffer so greatly..? 

Does our suffering serve a purpose that can actually be beneficial..?

 Our brokenness chases us down to find out who we really are.. 
Our lives are not found in the darkness, that's not who we are or where we find ourselves.. But true Light and Life are found after having come through the darkness by God's extensive hand of sweet, merciful, grace and testifying of His faithfulness while we were yet in the pit of despair.
Even there.. God is closer.. He is nearer than our very breath.

Romans 8:28 says that God turns ALL things around for the good..
If we did not ever experience the difficulties of life, how then can we sufficiently appreciate the good?  If we do not ever experience failures how do we fully appreciate success? 
We must take the good with the bad and use it all as a learning tool.. 

Learn what there is to learn in the valleys.. Learn that God is so faithful.. He can make a way.. He can make rivers in a dessert..

Isaiah 43:19
For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.

The Bible says many are the afflictions of the righteous BUT GOD WILL DELIVER US THROUGH THEM ALL! 
Psalm 34:19

There is an old song that has a lyric that says ..I get knocked down, but I get up again...

YES WE DO GET KNOCKED DOWN.. we get hurt, angry, confused.. 
But those are not the times of our lives that define us.. they are actually stories of Hope and ultimately they are our life stories and testimonies that will cultivate a harvest of blessings.  WE WILL GET UP AGAIN.. with JESUS, we can and will do all things! 
 
Count it all joy the scripture tells us..
James 1:2
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,

Where do we draw our faith from if not from the deep well of despair?
Our trials cause us to look very closely at ourselves in the mirror so to speak and see Jesus staring right back at us reflecting His abundant light with His nailed scarred palms open wide in loving acceptance... Pure grace.. 

When hurts, turmoil and pain stare us in the face.. It also stares down the face of Jesus..

The CROSS... The cross stands before us.. The blood of Jesus fights for us.. rescues, redeems, vindicates, resuscitates, nourishes, heals, protects, restores, and washes away forever our sins of bondage and removes the shekels that bind us. 

Your story matters.. Testify! 
Let's glorify God in all things..
Tell your story of God's unfailing love and faithfulness..

We are overcomers through the blood of the Lamb and the word of our testimony...
Speak up!! Declare your victory! Speak life into your circumstance
You are more than a conqueror in Christ!!

God bless you all
Love
Nina 

John 16:33
"These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world."

Romans 8:37
But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

1 John 2:13
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.

1 John 4:4
You are from God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:5
Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

Revelation 2:7
'He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, I will grant to eat of the tree of life which is in the Paradise of God.'