Who do you hang with?

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I love people , they are fun to talk to. However it is hard to pick the right people to hang with.
NKJ 1 CORINTHIANS 15:34 Do not be deceived evil company corrupts good habits
or as the NIV says 1Corinthians 15:33 do not be misled : bad company corrupts good character 15:34 come back to your senses as you ought, and stop sinning for their are some ignorant of GOD- I say this to your shame…….

There are some areas in my old life I can be drawn to if I hang with a person who makes it look appealing.I am sure most of us can say the same thing. Even our weaknesses we will try to find someone to fill that void whatever kind of relationship it may be. Still it can be dangerous to fill a part of you that just plain feels incomplete. God is perfect and the word perfect means complete. If we are missing something inside that is still something GOD is trying to deal with in us.Sometimes people will be sent to us for a test.God is testing us to reveal our hearts for him.

Deuteronomy 13:1 if a prophet or one who foretell by dreams appears among you and announce to you a sign or wonder 13:2 the sign or wonder spoken of takes place, and the prophet says , ‘Let us follow other gods’[gods you have not known] and let us worship them . 13:3 you must not listen to that prophet or dreamer, the LORD IS TESTING YOU TO FIND OUT WHETHER YOU LOVE HIM WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL.

Hanging with the wrong people can cause you to u-turn or wonder of the narrow road.
I have met a person who thought tarot cards , horoscopes, psychics and mediums were okay even if you were a christian. That person didn’t study the WORD OF GOD to show herself approved. Hanging with the wrong people brought her to poor choices in her life. It seems even that Christians now no longer look or act different from the world. It is hard to tell who is set a part [holy] and who isn’t anymore. Even the churches allow smoking, drinking even atheist worship leaders into their buildings, how can the GLORY OF GOD come into a defiled place. BY GOD’s grace we have not been destroyed yet.

How in the world can people be lead into worship in the heavenlies when the ones leading don’t even believe in the ONE THEY ARE CALLING TO COME AND MEET THEM IN WORSHIP.If it says that GOD doesn’t change yet we keep changing things then who is it we are trying to impress? Many times pastors are doing things trying to keep the people happy to keep coming with smoke screens, changing the name of their churches changing JESUS to make HIM acceptable to the people rather than changing to make themselves acceptable for GOD. why not try a sure things like having the HOLY SPIRIT DRAW THE PEOPLE or don’t the shepherds believe that happens anymore?

Was it a wonder that GOD WARNED THE ISRAELITE S NOT TO INTERMARRY? Even Solomon was drawn away from influential wives who believed differently.

Pleasing people is not what we are to do, we are to be GOD PLEASERS, but we try to make people like and accept us because we want to be lifted up rather than LIFTING UP JESUS TO BRING ALL MEN TO HIM.

We can’t avoid all people and not everyone is perfect but there is wisdom in knowing what to do in each circumstance. After all we need to show JESUS in our lives lets not put spots on our garments . YESHUA is coming really soon will you be ready? Will I?

I gave my heart away…………………..

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I heard a song once it was beautiful however I cannot for the life of me remember the title, the verses or even the music. I only remember it was beautiful. The singer spoke of giving their heart away.
I don’t know how many of you out there want to fall in love , I have always wanted to feel that deep intimate feeling that they show you in the movies. Is it real and out there in the way it is shown? I don’t know I have never experienced it to that level. Yet I do know what it feel like to give away your heart to one who loves you that much. I did December 15, 1982 I met the one in which is my bridegroom, YESHUA MESSIAH.I was a scared young woman with a small eight pound bundle walking to what is now a museum but then it was an Assemblies of God Church.
I gave away my heart. I didn’t know what that would entail in my life. I had not realized at that time I met my true love and bridegroom , and had become a bride myself that day. My heart was a virgin it had not been loved like this nor had I . I didn’t understand what it was going to come to living with your best friend always at your side wanting to please HIM but always failing then beating yourself up for screwing up while in the relationship.
My G-D is a jealous G-D HE hates it when I put others before HIM. Can you blame HIM?
HE gave so much to bring me to a mansion to live forever with HIM .I had committed adultery with other things more important to me than MY LORD. I am sorry for my selfish ways. HE is my love. HE will never hurt me but always love me . IN this I am so grateful. I know I don’t deserve HIS kindness but like one in love I cannot live without HIM and I will try again to please HIM and tell HIM I am sorry when I fail , I will try very hard to put away my wrongdoings and go forward. I want my wedding dress to be without sport or wrinkle. I want it to be perfect for MY LOVE.

Blessings to you I know this is not much of a writing but I had to write it for MY LOVE…….

U.S. Students Fail to Make the Grade on Financial Literacy

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look what our government has accomplished through our children

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American students’ level of financial literacy, in comparison to that of other country’s students’, is distinctly average. A recent study by the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development revealed that more than one in six U.S. teens are unable to make simple, everyday choices about spending, and only one in ten can solve complex financial tasks.

The findings resulted from an assessment of teens’ financial aptitude in skills such as understanding a bank statement. The U.S. ranked between 8-12 out of 18 countries and economies, with a mean score of 492. The OECD found 17.8% of US students do not even reach the baseline level of financial proficiency, compared to 15.3% in other OECD countries. The highest-ranking country, Shanghai-China, had an average score of 603. Colombia ranked last with a mean of 379.

With looming college debt and increasingly complex retirement plans, financial literacy is becoming increasingly important, especially for…

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YESHUA IS COMING BACK FOR A PEOPLE WITHOUT SPOT OR WRINKE…..?

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I don’t know about you but I am really terrible about ironing my clothes, I have never been a good Betty Crocker type of woman.I don’t think G-D made me that way or is it I just don’t have the patience or discipline . I really don’t know. However I know I need to make sure my spiritual dress is without spot or wrinkle from the world. How can we live in a place and not wrinkle our white spiritual garments once in a while?

I can just say this… it is a learning process and with great repentance and a humble heart in the midst of a dying world is how I need to walk.I am not perfect but I cannot make that an excuse for any wrong living or behavior in my part.

NKJ Romans 12:1  I beseech you therefore , brethren , by the mercies of GOD, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice , holy and acceptable to GOD ,m which is your reasonable service.

NKJ Romans 12:2  and do not be conformed to this  world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that  good and acceptable and perfect will of GOD.

How do we do this is it that important to present ourselves holy, set apart from the world to HIS MAJESTY , KING YESHUA? I can’t help but think on the OLD COVENANT OR TESTAMENT  in Malachi 1:7 “you offer defiled food  on  MY altar, but say, ‘In what way have we defiled YOU!’ by saying, ‘The table of the Lord is contemptible.’[dict:deserving of scorn, wicked , worthless, despicable]1:8 and when you offer the blind as a sacrifice is it not evil? and when you offer the lame and sick is it not evil? offer it then to your governor! would he be pleased with you?  would he accept you favorably , says the LORD OF HOSTS.

I don’t know about you , when  I read this I  think of how some offer their lives back to YESHUA with conditions. I am saying that our hearts aren’t right. When we say we will surrender our lives to the LORD then live a life desiring things of the world and putting ourselves before GOD as well as  others, then our hearts  are defiled,truly we haven’t given our lives or heart fully to YESHUA, NKJ James 3:16 for where envy, and self seeking exist, confusion, and every evil thing are there . Some people are offering their lives back to HIM as long as they can still do what they want to do in the flesh [seeking for power, control , prestige, prosperity, financial gain, accepting people’s views and sexual ideas by integrating them with the church etc… they have not put G-D first . Fleshly satisfaction whether it is financial, sexual or even emotional has become an idol, more important than YESHUA., compromising the WORD OF GOD.

JAMES 4:4 ADULTERERS AND ADULTERESSES DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT FRIENDSHIP WITH THE WORLD IS ENMITY WITH GOD? WHOEVER THEREFORE WANT TO BE A FRIEND  OF THE WORLD MAKES HIMSELF AN ENEMY OF GOD.

idols that are put above GOD= church,m ministry, family, houses, cars, money,m jobs, children, grandchildren, health, looks, status, religion, ourselves, selfish ambition, our lives, what other people think about us, relationships, television, music, GOD IS A JEALOUS GOD HE’LL HAVE NO OTHER GOD BEFORE HIM. HE HAS A WAY TO HUMBLE PEOPLE.I have experienced it.

So keeping my garment cleaned and ironed will take renewing of the mind daily, walking humbly in love , loving G-D with all my heart, soul , mind and strength, loving my neighbor as myself, praying for my enemies , thinking the best of them no matter what and if I get offended forgive them 70 x 7, surrendering my life , desires, talents, dreams everything to HIM putting HIM  first, letting YESHUA guide me with HIS EYE, I sure don’t trust my own .

NKJ 2 Corinthians 8:3 but if anyone loves GOD this one is known by God

NKJ Galatians 5:16 walk in the SPIRIT  and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh 5:17 for the flesh lusts against the SPIRIT and the SPIRIT against the flesh ; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.

NLT Ephesians 5:1 imitate GOD therefore in everything you do because you are HIS dear children

NKJ Ephesians 5:3 but fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, LET IT NOT EVEN BE NAMED AMONG YOU, as is fitting for saints,5:4 neither filthiness, nor foolish talking , nor coarse jesting , which is not fitting , but rather giving of thanks

NKJ Ephesians 5:5  for this you know  that no fornicator , unclean person , nor covetous man,  who is an idolater, has any inheritance  in the kingdom of  CHRIST AND GOD,

NKJ EPHESIANS 5:6 LET NO ONE DECEIVE YOU WITH EMPTY WORDS, FOR BECAUSE OF THESE THINGS, THE WRATH OF GOD COMES UPON THE SONS OF DISOBEDIENCE 5:7 THEREFORE  DO NOT BE PARTAKERS WITH THEM

I want to keep my garments ironed after studying this…..

 

Knock and the door will be opened …..

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G-D is so good, when I was out of a job I asked HIM to give me a job for some money. HE did. It wasn’t what HE initially had for me but HE was kind enough to bless me with it.  I am not blessed with gifts of the left brain, I am a right brained person almost all the way.  I love people and creativity[ not saying that the left brained people don't have these gifts ] there is not a bit of liking math in me, Neither is there any desire to work with electronics in me at all! That is what my hubby and sons are here for [smile] . Matthew 7:7 ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; KNOCK AND IT WILL BE OPENED TO YOU Matthew 7:8 for everyone who asks receives , and he who seeks finds , and to him who knocks  it will  be opened.

So it is time to get creative and do what I love , i am hoping that I can get things done for the flea market this weekend. I am thinking to do some more door knocking to see if G-D answers in the area I most enjoy. It does say HE ANSWERS. We will see……HE leads….