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And all of us, as with unveiled face, [because we] continued to behold [in the Word of God] as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are constantly being transfigured into His very own image in ever increasing splendor and from one degree of glory to another; [for this comes] from the Lord [Who is] the Spirit.  2 Corinthians 3:18 AMPC

The Word of God, embraced with the whole heart, will transform you into the very image of Christ.

You see, the Word of God is living and powerful. No book can compare to the Bible. It is in a class all its own. 

For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.  Hebrews 4:12 AMPC

As the song goes, “From glory to glory He’s changing me, changing me, changing me. His likeness and image to perfect in me. He’s changing, changing me. From earthly things to the heavenly. The Son of God shown to the world”.

Simply glorious.


Fear Not

You drew near on the day I called to You; You said, Fear not. [James 4:8.]  Lamentations 3:57 AMP

Call on the Lord. He will answer you. He is readily available to help you. He will help you get out of trouble. Even better yet He will help you avoid trouble.
We are to cast our cares on Him, in faith believing, because we know that he cares for us. All we need do is trust and obey His Word, the Bible, and allow the Holy Spirit to lead us. 

He will lead us into all truth and show us things to come. He is our Paraclete and our Help. He’s got our back.

So, Fear Not!


Edify

Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12 KJV

We build ourselves up so that we can build others up. “Praying in the Holy Ghost”.

When we are depleted, dry, wordless, and prayerless, we have nothing to offer others in the same condition.

It is our individual responsibility to read, meditate on, and memorize the Word of God, the Bible. 

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.  Psalms 119:11 KJV

It is also our individual responsibility to pray with understanding and in the spirit

What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.  1 Corinthians 14:15 KJV

Be fully equipped for today.


Reckoning

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A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed.  Jeremiah 50:36 KJV

There is always a day of reckoning. God is not slack as man counts slackness. He will repay good for righteousness and destruction for evil. He is just.

He is quick to forgive the repentant sinner. His call is to all. Whosoever will come to Him He will not reject.

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. Romans 10:9‭-‬11 KJV



Foundation

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The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.  Proverbs 1:7 KJV

The foundation of all wisdom, knowledge and instruction is found in the absolute truth of the Bible, the living Word of God.

America became exceptional and great because of the emphasis on biblical education as the foundation of all learning endeavour.

The Word of God, when embraced and followed, lays the foundation for all science, life and practice.

A return to the scripture as the foundation of learning is the only real hope for any society.


The Shame Factor

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When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.  Proverbs 11:2 KJV

Pride is to the soul what cancer is to the body. It may start in one area but, if not, treated, rooted out, it can metastasize and affect every part of an individual.

Humble yourself before the mighty God and He will lift you up.

Pride can blind a society to its ills as well. Anyone or any group of people can be blinded by sin and the father of lies because of pride

The only cure is to humble oneself before Almighty God.

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV