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Enter into the rest.

December 1st

7am 1st Wed Mens Meeting


DO NOT WORRY... that's not a suggestion that's a command!

We must NOT strive to live through the day... the ONLY striving we are allowed by the Word is the STRIVING to enter the REST!

Seeking things will never add things to you. What you compromise to get you will eventually loose.

Seeking GOD however adds all things to you for you to richly enjoy!


Your SPIRIT was re created when you received Jesus.

Your MIND still needs to be RE NEWED by the Word Constantly

Your BODY still needs a constant RE VIVING by the Spirit.

Considering the idea of striving to enter the rest I picture a lazy river at the water park. It goes around and around. Relax and it takes you where it is going. However if you are in the FLOW of the world you are flowing toward and relaxing in an atmosphere of SIN and DEATH. The Curse will happen easily around you.

You are thinking that in order to rest you must do nothing, but that's causing the curse to explode around you. You are confused, because your not striving but you are not feeling the rest. Rest doesn't equal inactivity. That just causes the flow of sin and death to take you in it's current.

Instead you work to fight the current, swimming upstream to nearest exit! Then get OUT of the current and work you way through the crowds to the other pool This current is flowing into the BLESSING and Peace and REST of God. Enter there and STAY in.

Each pool is entered through the mind, thoughts and images and imaginations which works their way into being released in faith through your mouth into your life.

Any bush will burn. Moses saw a burning bush, but the bush had no special character. ANY old bush will burn. It was the power of God that caused it to burn without burning up. If you are working and going along in stress on your own power, even if you are working FOR God... you WILL burn up! Only a bush filled with GOD's power can burn without burning up!

Plug into God's REST to receive His POWER!

The people grumbled again Moses and Aaron and Joshua... they were not united to their leaders.

BE United in Faith with your leadership (Church, Work, Home, anyplace...) in order for YOUR faith to move you into God's plan. Find out what your Pastors and Bosses goals are. Plug in and put your faith to see those goals come to pass.




The Promise of Rest
 1 Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. 2 For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them,[a] not being mixed with faith in those who heard it. 3 For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said:
      “ So I swore in My wrath,
      ‘ They shall not enter My rest,’”[b]
   although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. 4 For He has spoken in a certain place of the seventh day in this way: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”;[c] 5 and again in this place: “They shall not enter My rest.”[d]
6 Since therefore it remains that some must enter it, and those to whom it was first preached did not enter because of disobedience, 7 again He designates a certain day, saying in David, “Today,” after such a long time, as it has been said:
      “ Today, if you will hear His voice,
      Do not harden your hearts.”[e]
8 For if Joshua had given them rest, then He would not afterward have spoken of another day. 9 There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. 10 For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His.
The Word Discovers Our Condition
11 Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience. 12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. 13 And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.
Our Compassionate High Priest
  
14 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.


 6 Surely he will never be shaken;
         The righteous will be in everlasting remembrance.
 7 He will not be afraid of evil tidings;
         His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
 8 His heart is established;
         He will not be afraid,
         Until he sees his desire upon his enemies. 

Matthew 6:22-7:15 

 25 “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life,

33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you...  Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day

Romans 5

 1 Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have[a] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 

Isaiah 26:3

3 You will keep him in perfect peace,
      Whose mind is stayed on You,
      Because he trusts in You.


Someone at the meeting a book "Saving Life of Christ..." by Major W. Ian Thomas.



 


















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Here are some books I've been reading lately:
  • Hacker: The Outlaw Chronicles (here) by Ted Dekker (Author). The story of a young Hacker girl, who went on a wild adventure into the supernatural realm beyond trying to save her mom, but saved her self too in the process.
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