Luke 22:31-32 (The Living Bible)
"Simon, Simon, Satan has ask to have you, to sift you like wheat, but I have pleaded in prayer for you that your faith should not completely fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen and build up the faith of your brothers."
Strange thought for this text of scripture, but nevertheless full of power.
First, the enemy has to get permission to try any of his antics against the children of God.
Second, permission will be granted to sift you. (Sifting process - to take you through the process of removing any in-pure-ness, and any thing that does not belong in the heart, mind, Will of God's Children).
Third, Jesus said that when we go through the sifting process, the testing stage that He has already prayed that we would not lose our faith. We will be able to go through because He has prayed for us.
Finally, that after we have repented and return to the Lord, that we would return to the Brethren and strengthen their faith.
Peters intention, like ours, is to always please God. Like Peter, we will deny God’s presence in our lives in Word, thought, action, or deeds. In order to shift to the next place, only to be sifted again, we must confess our wrong doing and go back and help others. When we help others, the shift will come.
The purpose of the sifting is to help us shift to the next place, a better, stronger, and wiser person, because we have helped someone through as Jesus has helped us,
Living To Love And Serve
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart And lean not unto (in your own understanding); In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will (shall) direct your paths."
🦅When you come to the edge, whether you are pushed there or pulled there:
And it is now so inevitably obvious, in Trusting Him you have no other option at this point but to just jump.
Come to far to stop, quit, or turn around. He is the one that has allowed circumstances, to bring you to this point, to Glorify His self.
I dare not stand in the way of a God Ordained “Glory” moment.
Like the Hebrew boys, if He don't catch me in midair, He will break the fall. If I break up, he can fix me back better and stronger than before, I will not bow down for anyone or anything except My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
If He don't, I KNOW HE IS READY AND ABLE TO
Perfect those THINGS CONCERNING ME.
I believe, I can Fly, I believe That I will touch the Sky, with God who is my Everything, nothing shall be impossible to me.🙏🏽
🙏🏽My Soul says yes🙏🏽❤️.
I Thessalonians 5:16-18:
"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."
️Wow, come on and say with me-- For me, His will for my life is to rejoice always, pray without stoping, and give thanks for everything, all things.
This is how it sounds in the simplest form. The first thing you must realize is that it is not a request or suggestion, but three commands.
1. Rejoice - be happy, be happy, Be Happy.
2. Pray - every moment, second, minute, hour, any place, anytime, all the time, everyday you live, move, and have your being.
3. Give thanks - Thank Him for what He has already done (past). Thank Him for what He is doing right now (present). Thank Him for what He is getting ready to do (future).
The command covers yesterday, today, and your tomorrow, because this is His will for our lives in Christ Jesus.
️This works real good if; God is your Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ is your Savior, and the Holy Spirit is your guide. If He is your all in all, you will have no problem following and obeying the commands of God.
You Matter To Me
I Thessalonians 5:14-22; Key Verse 18