Know God

Posted: 1. October 2010 in Uncategorized

KNOWING GOD

I am going to make a very shocking statement, and I mean every word of it: I really do not know God! That is, I don’t know him in the way he wants me to know him.

How do I know this? The Holy Spirit told me. He whispered to me, lovingly, “David, you really don’t know God in the way he wants you to. You really don’t allow him to be God to you.”

In the Old Testament, God took a people unto himself—a people no richer or smarter than the rest—only so that he could be God to them: “And I will take you to me for a people, and I will be to you a God” (Exodus 6:7). God was saying, in other words, “I’m going to teach you to be my people—so that I can be God to you!”

Indeed, God revealed and manifested himself to his people over and over again. He sent angels. He spoke to them audibly. He fulfilled every promise with great deliverances. Yet after forty years of miracles, signs and wonders, God’s estimation of his people was: “You don’t know me—you don’t know my ways!”

“Forty years long was I grieved with this generation, and said, It is a people that do err in their heart, and they have not known my ways” (Psalm 95:10). God said “In all of this you never really let me be God! In my forty years of wanting to teach you, you still never knew me—you still didn’t know how I work!”

God is still looking for a people who will let him be God to them—to the point that they truly know him and learn his ways!

Scripture says of Israel “Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel” (Psalm 78:41). Israel turned away from God in unbelief. And likewise, I believe we limit God today with our doubt and unbelief.

We trust God in most areas of our lives—but our faith always has boundaries and limits. We have at least one small area that we block off, where we don’t really believe God is going to undertake for us.

I limit God most in the area of healing. I have prayed for physical healing for many, and I have seen God perform miracle after miracle. But when it comes to my own body, I limit God! I am afraid to let him be God to me. I douse myself with medicine or run to a doctor before I ever pray for myself! I’m not saying it’s wrong to go to the doctor. But sometimes I fit the description of those who “sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians” (2 Chronicles 16:12).

I ask you: Do you pray for God to bring down walls in China or Cuba—but when it comes to the salvation of your own family, you don’t have an ounce of faith? You think, “God must not want to do this. My loved one is such a tough case. God doesn’t seem to be hearing me in this matter.”

If this is true, you are not seeing him as God! You are ignorant of his ways! God’s desire is to “do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us” (Ephesians 3:20).

The seventy elders of Israel ate and drank in God’s very presence on the mount. Yet the Lord said of them, “You never got to know me or my ways!”

The disciples spent three years in God’s presence—with Christ, who was God in the flesh. They sat under his teaching and were with him night and day. Yet, in the end, they forsook him and fled—because they did not know his ways!

Jesus says that God does not hear our prayers and praises simply because we utter them over and over, for hours at a time. It is possible to pray, fast and do righteous things, and still not reach the place where we hunger to know him and begin to understand his ways. We do not learn his ways in the prayer closet alone, although everyone who truly knows the Lord is very intimate with him. You cannot know God’s ways without spending much time with him in prayer. But prayer must include quality time in which we let God be God to us—laying every need and request in his hands and leaving them there.

source: David Wilkerson

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Posted: 30. September 2010 in Uncategorized

He did something for you, now do something for him.
Spread his word, and you’ll be rewarded.
How will you be rewarded?
Matthew 10:32 ‘Whoever acknowledges Me before men, I will acknowledge him before My Father in heaven. But whoever disowns Me before men, I will disown him before My Father in heaven

Saved by grace

Posted: 30. September 2010 in Uncategorized

God loves a seeking heart. You may be looking for a sense of purpose in your life. Your heart is empty and each day consists of simply doing the “next thing”. We have great news for you, friend! That purpose and contentment can be found in a personal relationship with God. You can know Him! It gets better! More than you want to know God – He wants you to know Him. From that relationship flows the best plan for your life, the plan made by the One who created you, knows you best and loves you most. How can you know Him?

1. Recognize that you are a sinner. Romans 3:23 says we all have sinned and fallen short of God’s standard of holiness. Romans 3:10 says that there is no one without sin. In other words, we all make mistakes. We sin against God. We blow it…and have since the day we were born!

2. Understand that your sin demands payment. Romans 6:23 tells us that the wages of sin is death – physical and eternal. “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” It also promises that the gift of God is eternal life. In other words, Jesus Christ went to the cross for you…and for me…to make the payment for sin that you and I should have made. He took our place! What a great love! Romans 5:8 describes that love in this way, “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us”.

3. Confess your sin right now to God. To confess means to agree with God about your sin and choose to turn away or “repent” of your sin. You are choosing to step away from your old life and ways in order to follow God and live out His amazing plan for your life.

4. Receive His gift of forgiveness. Understand that His forgiveness is a gift. You can’t merit it by being good enough or earn it by doing good things.

Romans 3:21-22 “But God has a way to make people right with him without the law. And God has now shown us that way which the law and the prophets told us about. God makes people right with himself through their faith in Jesus Christ. This is true for all who believe in Christ, because all are the same.”

5. Accept God’s forgiveness as His gift to you and thank Him for coming into your life. Surrender everything you know about you…to everything you know about Him.

Romans 10:10 tells us “We believe with our hearts, and so we are made right with God. And we use our mouths to say that we believe, and so we are saved.” In other words, we must believe in our hearts that Jesus died on the cross for our sins and that He rose from the grave. We confess that truth in our hearts and with our lives.

6. Turn your life over to Him and choose to follow Him from this day on.

Romans 8:38 promises: “Yes, I am sure that nothing can separate us from the love God has for us. Not death, not life, not angels, not ruling spirits, nothing now, nothing in the future, no powers, nothing above us, nothing below us, or anything else in the whole world will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

7. Share your decision with someone. And celebrate the fact that God has taken up residence in your heart and life and will, from this moment on, be with you.

Friend, we celebrate with you this new relationship with your living God. It is the most important decision you will ever make. We encourage you to join a church that teaches the Bible. Look for a small group Bible study in which you can participate. Begin spending a few minutes every day, praying to God and reading His Word. Start with the book of John. It tells you so much about who God is and why Jesus came.

We pray that you will follow Him and experience all the blessings He has for you…on your journey.

INTRODUCTION!

Posted: 26. September 2010 in Uncategorized

THIS IS A CHRISTIAN NETWORK DEDICATED TO HELP PROSTITUTES, ADDICTS AND TRAFFICKING VICTIMS THAT WANT TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES BY SHARING JESUS CHRIST AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.

THIS NETWORK IS STARTED ON A CALLING FROM GOD AND THE WORD I GOT IS FROM LUKE 4,18-19
MY VISION FOR THIS MINISTRY IS TO ONE DAY BE ABLE TO RENT OR BUY A HOUSE TO HELP THESE PEOPLE WHO ARE TRAPPED IN ADDICTION, PROSTITUTION AND TRAFFICKING
I work at GMO – Global Media Outreach as an volunteer online missionary and as a volunteer at Marita Foundation, see the video below