Confidence? Don’t Throw It Away!

I knew this would be a good word for me! Confidence. I have had it in some things and not such in others and let it waver at times, but it something I could not shake and would not dare throw away. Faith, in Hebrews 11:1, is in some translations, confidence in something we can’t see. And we will look at a few others but this verse stands out.

So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.  Hebrews 10:35, though you be familiar with the phrase recompense of great reward, for King James, this puts it in plain English. It is defined as confiding, trusting, or putting faith in trust; reliance; belief. That in which faith is put or reliance had.

It is even self reliance which lets me out, I need His help. It is a little impudent to rely on one’s self. Boldness will come from Him. Private conversation, now I like that. Jesus as a confidant. Trustful, without fear or suspicion. frank, unreserved. Batach is the Hebrew an indicates openness. there really is nothing hidden from God and we can openly trust in Him, even with an excess of assurance.

Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water. Hebrews 10:19-22. Now, because of His torn flesh, we can enter the Holie of Holies, stand in a sacred place once only admissible by a high priest.

Jesus is now our High Priest, and He allows us in, isn’t that confidence? We can boldly go in and ask and the Father will give it to us because of the Son. What a precious Lord, why do we find it hard to trust Him? We should never let the enemy stand in the way, he can’t get past the blood.

It is clear that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. Such confidence before God is ours through Christ. 2 Corinthians 3:4, what a lovely thought that the Spirit of the Living God has written His love, joy, peace and confidence on our hearts, and that we are living examples of Him.

In Him and through faith in Him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. Ephesians 3:12 We are so much more privileged than any generation, to have the freedom and confidence to step into His grace, to kneel before the Lord and even stand in His presence.
But as to throwing away our confidence, go ahead if it is only self reliance or selfish pride. That will take you only so far. Personally, I do much better depending on Him rather than me, and I have no plans of throwing away my confidence in Him, sometimes it is if it has been put through the wringer, but no matter what arrows or darts, even traps try to ensnare me, I am confident in Jesus, His words, His grace and even more the sacrifice He made, and His perfect love. Rebecca Jones / Tamara Bellis
Rejoice in our confident hope ~ Romans 12:12. God’s love for you never changes, so have confidence in Him.
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Conversation Hearts

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I thought this would be a good topic for our series this month. And before you start wondering, yes, there are Christian ones available. https://scripturecandy.com/, so order your sweetie some. But then along came the writing challenge, And posts that I had already written fall into place, what was on His heart must have been on mine and I pass it along.

Now suppose that Jesus were handing these out, What might He want on them? Truthfully, they are kind of hard, chalky, I’d rather have some good chocolates, but nevertheless, we come across them. So let’s add a few lines and verses, because we are doing our best to share the love of Jesus. I put these on Pinterest, and Precious In His Site* for children. I tried to find short ones or shortened a few to memorize. I suppose we could all use a little refresher course on Scripture. feel free to share mine or come up with you own, making construction paper hearts and writing them would be good for children also.

And please remember, He gives us His heart, let let Him have ours.

Be kind. Ephesians 4:32

God is love. 1 John 4:8

I am forgiven. Luke 7:48

Strengthen my heart. Psalm 27:14

Be still. Psalm 46:10

Rest in God alone. Psalm 62:1

Give thanks. Psalm 136:1

God heals hearts. Psalm 147:3

Trust the Lord with your heart. Proverbs 3:5

Guard your heart. Proverbs 4:23

A merry heart is like medicine. Proverbs 17:22

Wisdom is sweet to your soul. Proverbs 24:14

Do not fear. Isaiah 41:10

You are mine. Isaiah 43:1

Peace, peace. Isaiah 57:19

Seek me with your heart. Jeremiah 29:13

I will give you a new heart. Ezekiel 36:26

He is our peace. Micah 5:5

Your heart is with your treasure. Matthew 6:21

Have faith. Matthew 19:33

Pray more, worry less. Matthew 6:25-34

I am with you always. Matthew 28:20

Forgive. Mark 11:25

Don’t be afraid, just believe. Mark 5:36

Take heart, I have overcome the world. John 16:33

Love one another. John 13:34

If you love me, obey. John 14:15

You are God’s masterpiece. Ephesians 2:10

Give thanks with a grateful heart. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Be slow to speak. James 1:19

and of course.  Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13:8

I hope you enjoy this, and whether you cut out Valentines with your Sunday school class or grandchildren, or just teach some verses to your own, have a blessed Valentine’s Day. Rebecca Jones / pexels

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Heart of Grace

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God does not want your heart full of worries and fears, Jesus says to not let it be troubled or afraid. He wants your heart at rest and be established, settled and filled with His peace, by His grace toward you. John 14:27 is a beautiful verse and it has been on my heart heavily since last summer.

We all want to please God, and we know it is impossible without faith. Hebrews 11:6. I think I tried way too hard in myself to meet criteria, that just loving Jesus and believing in Him already met. God knows overthinking and having a willing heart, may cause your heart to not be at rest. It will be full of worries and anxieties, and fears. Why? Because you can never obey God perfectly, we cannot walk like Jesus with every word perfect, avoiding offense, and not replying to accusations. Though we are to follow and emulate Jesus.

Depending on God’s grace, His undeserved, unmerited favor, He will establish your heart. He will settle you and calm you down when no one else can, if you let Him. When you know that the only way God’s blessings in faith belong to you is in the finished work of Christ, your heart becomes established. It changes fear to love and His blessed assurance is there for your heart to be settled. His heart flows to yours.

God wants your heart settled, knowing that His righteousness, healing, protection and provision are yours, all His promises, they belong to you as a believer.  God’s blessings are sure in your life because they are not dependent on your ability to keep His laws, but Jesus’ perfect obedience, I hear so much being made of the Ten Commandments, if you obey Jesus, His law of loving one another, you will not break them. And even if you do, He was our offering and sacrifice. His was far greater that the Old Testament ones.

Under the new covenant, your sins no longer disqualify you because God Himself has said, “For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their lawless deeds I will remember no more” Hebrews 8:12. He is not the one accusing you.

Let your heart be a heart of grace. Because of His grace, you have full access to His blessings. His favor, His peace. Jesus does not want us to worry, our hearts to be troubled or afraid. It is grace that He  left us His peace.

You should not worry about whether you are good enough. You can stand firm in the grace of His promises. Enjoy His blessings today and everyday because Jesus has paid the price. You are not alone because of Jesus. Your part is only to believe and receive! Look what He did for us! And that is amazing grace to have a heart of grace. Rebecca Jones / kaboompics

A little bonus, while we wait for our next word, in #Write28Days. If you are reading from the link-up, please join me.

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Dance at the Wedding

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What about the bridegroom of heaven? Of all the spectacular events yet to unfold, it is coming. But this won’t be be televised, for it is the Rapture of the church. many will be missing. Perhaps at later date, the news will cover the event because so many may not have a clue.

Though the King, God has invited many to His Son’s figurative and spiritual marriage to the Church, not everyone has been invited yet. Not all believe in Jesus as Lord, and not all will accept. If you think royal weddings here are spectacular, what about this one? Wouldn’t we want to dance at this wedding in heaven or even dance with Jesus?

You, as a believer, have your invitation, so don’t forget to wear your wedding garment that He provided, our robes of righteousness. The ones His sacrifice purchased for us to wear, we are in no way righteous except through Jesus. Many people in the Bible owned wedding garments, but they were wealthy. God invites anyone to come, and as King, He will provide the garment, that was the custom, so get ready to dance at a wedding, even if you’re not really much of a dancer.

Even if you have lived a good life and donated millions, or walked for charity or visited the sick, doesn’t make you righteous if you have not been born again. Grace is a gift, not from works, it is a gift from God, and the works we do are what He has called us to do. We can’t do anything without Him, He owns everything anyway.

Angels are no doubt preparing the Marriage Supper. The table is set and ready. Have you seen the painting called The Invitation or heard Michael Card’s Come To The Table? Seven years in heaven will be wonderful but it is not the same as on earth. God’s time is different, only He knows the hour, and we should be ready.

This date is not fixed for us to get up early and plan. He will come at a moment’s notice and possibly even at night, as was the Jewish custom. You may not have time to be ready. That is why we should be robed in righteousness and walking in faith and love when He comes. We should have the oil of the Holy Spirit burning brightly within us, our lamps ready so that we are not foolish.

As I said it is a figurative marriage of faith between Jesus and His beloved bride, the church. The term is used to describe His  agape love for those who have believed in Him and called on His name. He will kiss us with His peace. And we will be embraced forever before the Father in heaven, accepted into the beloved, a pure and holy relationship, that is intimate and pure, far above the physical. The pure love between God and His creation of man and woman.

All the angels, singing, chariots instead of carriages, shofars for trumpets, rows of men and women ready for the ceremony, while royal weddings have continued for years, this is a once in a lifetime event, actually a once in an eternity event. He could come at any moment, that is why it is important to know Jesus as Lord, He loved enough to take our place on a cross of shame, for us to be beloved. He is inviting you, ask Him into your heart, you are already on His. And He is waiting, His dance card is never full, He longs to embrace us in an eternal and peaceful wedding waltz. Rebecca Jones/ / public domain

 

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Inquire of the Lord

Ever get side tracked in faith? Yeah, me too. Ever play trivial pursuit? Then you know some things are just useless information. I don’t have anything against it. I like trivia. But life is not a game, and though it should be joyful, we face so many obstacles that we need His grace. I read  about words and their meanings and names and origins. I read about women from history. But it takes grace not to get sidetracked.

That is something we must not give in to, but rather inquire of the Lord. Let’s look at the word inquire or ask, it is so much more. To ask a question, to seek for truth or information, to seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knowledge; to make examination. Even to call or name. Job uses in reference to calling forth sin for punishment. I believe He made it clear with the idea of choosing blessings or curses.

But in the New Covenant, we know that Jesus took our punishment, and that He is our peace. We have access to a loving Father through Him and should ask or inquire, and not go off on trivial pursuits but seek His peace. Sometimes, I break up the monotony of studying or typing. I need a break. Jesus isn’t boring at all. I don’t get tired of Him, but truthfully, I can get very tired of explaining Him. A lot of people see might just Jesus as just sappy, but He cleared the temple. He was powerful and gentle and meant what He said. My words or anyone’s, mere words don’t do Him justice.

This is something that has turned in on men, whether their own experiences with their fathers or as fathers, I don’t know. Somewhere along the way, some men have become abusive. And Jesus was never like that. Men and women both get caught up in trivial pursuits, legalism, women’s rights, arguments of all kinds, all convinced they are right and follow others examples instead of the Holy Spirit. They should follow grace, His name is Jesus.

We can still have time for fun and things we enjoy, but entertainment and some things will just have to take a back seat to God if you want Jesus to rule and reign in your life. If you want healing, you will have to sow healing Scriptures into your spirit. If you want peace, sow peace in your spirit. Jesus promised to answer prayer, so inquire of Him, salvation if you are not a believer and what you need to know as a believer.

Love and healing is what I needed. Maybe, you’re not much different to me. I went back to John. The devil will be happy to steal your joy and your peace, your health, he will keep you in worry and fear. And is an expert in lies and deception. These really are trivial pursuits. Jesus said it does no good to worry. You won’t get taller or anything else. I see chaos all around sometimes and that’s just at my house so I know how easy worry can be. I know who the liar is because I have learned to discern, what is important from the trivial pursuits.

But our focus has to be on Jesus and letting His peace rule and reign in our hearts. He is there, in the heart we gave to Him as we accepted Him as Lord. We need to keep on the straight and narrow and not to be looking left or right. Like driving down the road and keeping our eyes on the road and not looking at all the distractions or even window shopping as it were. You can be walking through the mall and not be paying attention and get pushed and shoved. All the pretzels and cinnamon rolls and sales look inviting, but you were here for a new coat right? See how easy it is to be distracted.

People in the Old testament had to inquire of the priests, they went to the judges, they even inquired about going to battle. The Holy Spirit  came upon people in those days but now reside in the heart of a believer.So all we have to do is ask and not get distracted, that enemy will try. That is company I am glad to part with.

The same is true of healing, distraction, you’ve prayed, been prayed for and the enemy sends pain, symptoms and you may even feel worse. Although there may some pain involved in healing, I have said that before but I do believe there s no pain is Jesus just like no fear, we just have to remain in Him.

The enemy will attempt to copy even that. You get better and worse, don’t give up. Your focus is healing. Not your sickness. Your focus is Jesus and what He did for you, not what the sickness is doing to you. I know it can be hard, I always tell people to take medication, go to the doctor. But focus on healing and Jesus.

Faith, hope and love, His love, Jesus is worth pursuing until He catches you. He is close to you whatever you do and He will give you rest. Don’t get into foolish things, you guard your heart and mouth and let Jesus help you do it with His peace, and you won’t have to worry just ask and inquire of the Lord.  Rebecca Jones / melancholia photography, pexels, thanks.

Restoring the Love of Jesus / Reject

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Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13:11

I don’t know about you but is this your life? I would guess not. I know it isn’t mine, although I have more peace. I am glad there is the verse about living in peace as much as possible, because this is one we need to work on, not only in our families but the body of Christ. Some people just aren’t in agreement with one another. How often we feel rejected.

And yet we are redeemed and loved by the one who has been most rejected of all, Jesus. Read Isaiah 53, the prophetic account of His suffering that was to come. He was a man of sorrow, He was despised and rejected and He allowed it to save us, so His Father would not have to reject us. He is our peace, our heaven, when we did nothing to deserve it.

I doubt any of us are ever really that rejected and especially not beaten and cruelly nailed to a cross. Yet, there are spiritual implications. We sure have never been rejected by everyone, a whole nation, vilified and humiliated publicly. I doubt even anyone raked over the coals of the media ever suffered so. It is rejection we can not conceive. After all, did we give up heaven to come to earth and hell for anyone?

This is a photograph of the backs of bridesmaids and He is coming for a spotless bride. So what about meeting Him face to face.? I have had that discussion a few times and I would like for it to be, the ” Well done, good and faithful servant answer. ” I can’t imagine the other one. The one awaiting those who reject Him as as Lord, just as the Jews rejected Him as Messiah.

Truthfully, I never thought about crowns, I knew there was crown of life. But that was a good thing because He rewards you and He knows our heart. I did want one to toss at His feet. I wasn’t even trying to win souls just to show love. I just always prayed to be who He wanted me to be. And still I was met with a lot of rejection, but so was He.

I’m not where I’d like to be or where He would like me to be but I pray for restoration and that is a good verse for this month, forget cupid’s arrows and the fiery darts and aim for restoration. And how? We are to offer comfort. I cannot count the sympathies I have written to people even over the holidays, all the loss and suffering of hearts. He will mend them in time. even in hardship,He is deeply familiar with all these for He walked in our shoes as a man so we could follow in His footsteps, and even be carried by Him.

Agreeing with each other is what I find harder, it was like the more I trusted Jesus, the farther apart I got from some. Living in peace also takes work. There are always those pesky distractions like pouring the ice out everywhere, the leaky sink, the last roll of paper towels.

Someone may be taking pot shots at your faith or dredge up an old wound. They will most certainly question your belief in healing or something else. I believe some people are not happy unless they make other people miserable. Avoid them to have peace. Should they be a relative, it is harder but you can do it. A spouse? God will have to help you by His grace and Spirit. Arguing and tempers are a good way to let the enemy in. It is an easy way to allow rejection in.

If you can live in love and peace, the God of love and peace will be with you. And that is my prayer for us as we are early on in the New Year, that we can aim for restoring the love of Jesus. Comfort each other, at least agree to disagree. You would not believe the errant ways I hear Revelation explained.

In fact, a lot people, including some believers don’t have working knowledge of the Bible, much less a spiritual one. But I want to live in peace and for the God of love and peace to be with me, don’t you? Surround yourself with like minded people if you can, people who have wisdom. We may reject a lot of things but never sound wisdom or advice and never the truths of God’s word.

Find someone to pray with and someone you can truly love and trust, to help you through any trying times, and be assured His love is worth it, and we want a full restoration and it will come someday. Until then, let’s be at peace and the Lord Jesus by His Spirit and grace, and the God of love and peace is watching over us. He is glad to receive you if you call on Him, He will not reject you. Rebecca Jones / Andre Hunter thanks.

reject

1. to refuse to have, take, recognize
2. to refuse to grant (a request, demand, etc.).
3. to refuse to accept (someone or something); rebuff: The other children rejected him.         The publisher rejected the author’s latest novel.
4. to discard as useless or unsatisfactory: The mind rejects painful memories.
5. to cast out or eject; vomit.

Heart To Heart / Suppose

We’re talking Valentines this month, hearts, flowers, love and even friends. Suppose you had a sister to talk to. Or a best friend. Sisters can be best friends and sadly some worst enemies. And sometimes, friends come and go. We all need that one friend who understands us best. We don’t have to suppose, Jesus is that friend, that won’t betray confidences, and can be counted on to help us out, even to pray for us.

We need that desperately in the body of Christ. To know that we can talk to Him. He’s just not like us, we are not always as loving. So let’s stop any snippy remarks, I know when I get tired I can be cranky, and I am a perfectionist, though I am not perfect, the Lord is, so I can follow His perfect example. And let’s lose the comparison, we still do it even we are aware of it.

I might like the look of someone’s else’s blog, wish I had better computer skills, more money to put into it. Yet, my words matter and someone needs to read them. I might notice someone has used a better verse, or I wish I’d thought of that, but  they may be thinking that about me too. I try to encourage everyone I meet who is a beginner, and even the professionals. I knew nothing but to type and hit publish.

I know there is a word to lift up anyone who may come across my site. Just as comments and what I read encourage me. That is what sisters in Christ should be doing, heart to heart, conversations, healing and encouragement. There is enough of,  “Who does she thinks she is or what makes her think she can do anything. ” Sound familiar, that pesky enemy voice in our heads? We should never talk to each other that way, or even ourselves. We don’t have to suppose the worst. We have a friend who already overcame it. He should be our example as  a friend, He is still calling Judas friend as He is betrayed with a kiss, that is love.

And we all talk to ourselves and no, we’re not crazy. We just tend to encourage ourselves, and it is a good thing to sing, pray, praise. It is a good idea to confess or profess our faith aloud even if only to Jesus, because some people won’t get it. But really, who cares if they think you’re crazy? Why not say out loud to ourselves what we suppose Jesus would say. it it used to be  a popular saying WWJD, what would Jesus do? We have to look at His and see what He says about us and not just suppose, but read who we are in Christ.

Aren’t we beloved? Daughters of the King? Can’t we go boldly to His throne? Didn’t He promise to answer prayer? I mean, after all the one who loved us most is our most important friend and Valentine. And even if there is no one else to turn to or trust. There is Jesus. He is in our heart, is a heartbeat and breath away.

We all should have a few go to verses, prayers or something to encourage us everyday. Whether it is in a blog, a journal or even a post it note. Even if it is a favorite quote or emoji dotted texts, there is something to bring a smile to our faces, a laugh or joy to our heart, and most importantly, peace to our soul. We don’t have to suppose we have friend we do and He sticks closer than a brother or sister, and is the best example for friends.

And He’s ready to have heart to heart talks, and when His heart speaks to ours, there is love, there is rest and there is His peace. I suppose we could all use that. And He can give us a friend or sister, or sister in Christ, who we can share with, heart to heart. Rebecca Jones / Ben White

The word suppose is in the Bible, Jesus uses it about fulfilling the law, and that His coming to minister will not cause peace, even though we know He left us His, and it is sprinkled in the Old Testament, even in a conversation with Abraham and the Angel of the Lord, a pre-incarnate, Jesus.

She Walks In Beauty / Night

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She walks in beauty like the night, the first line of a favorite Lord Byron poem. Though I don’t really see day as gaudy. I love that too, I have always been captivated by the night. While others may find it a fearful place, and admittedly I have had my share of those, I find it tranquil. There is a peace and beauty about it, God created it good a place of rest and communion with Him. You might want to share some poetry this month with those you love, as we talk about His love this month.

Night does not have to be place of chaos and corruption or mischief and mayhem. It is not a cover for sin. It no longer has a foreboding sense over it when you can seek the Lord and He delivers you from fears. It is not just cloak and dagger or the noir of old movies. Not a place of evil or lurking shapes and shadows. It is candlelight dinners and walks in the moonlight,

I always found it a place to daydream, because there was little time in the day. So much of my writing pours through as His gift in the night. Some of best work may come in the night watch. The days were divided into  hours and there was a watchman on the wall, it was his duty to guard the city. It meant death if he failed.  Jesus is like our watchman, He will not fail.

So why be afraid of the dark or night? Angels are watching. And the watchman is even more important. And in the sacred stillness of the night rest, His rest and peace, is healing and wholeness, deliverance from all fear. For He created everything good and declared it so. The night is no exception. Only what you do with it or allow access to your soul. He permeated it with His peace and saturates it with His Spirit. He blesses the beloved with rest, and sometimes even speaks to us in dreams and vision, those you must ask the Spirit to help you discern.

His healing hand hovers over the darkness, and the clouds that lingers over the minds of the hurting, He longs for them to rest, He is generous with His rest, but it is a gift you have to receive. Let Him comfort you in the night, let Him quiet your weary soul, come to Him, and He will give your rest and refreshment. He gathers your prayers and tears.

If the rocks can cry out praise surely the stars can sing Him a song. The moonlight beams upon the dark waters that are troubled and calms them, stills them The night blankets the sky and he blankets us with Isaiah 53. That was a dark day, the kind of darkness that is fearful, He took all that for us. We need not fear.

There is peace and inspiration in the night. His Spirit is always with us , inside as believers our protection and comfort. He searches the deep things of God. He looks at God’s heart and ours, He sees the purity of God’s agape love, or the absence of His presence in our lives. We are not to have troubled hearts. Love lives in us as believers, and love is the night’s breath if His Spirit is there.

He wants us to have holy hearts, sacred and still hearts and compassionate ones. He wants us to walk in beauty, the beauty of Christ whether day or night and wear the aromatic perfume of His presence, a sacrifice of love that pleases the Father. In the darkness, the sacred stillness of the night is His rest and healing. So is it a new thing for you to rest at night, not to be afraid at night? Let Him be the beauty of your night and He will let us have a love that is innocent and walk in beauty like the night. Rebecca Jones / It’s Me NeoSam / pexels thanks.

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Build Your House On The Lord Jesus Christ

So build your house on the Lord Jesus Christ. The last line of a children’s song but so true. It is about the wise man building his house on the rock and when the rains came it stood firm. And the foolish man built his house and the rains came tumbling down and the house on the sand went splat. What a comparative  and uncomplicated parable, from Matthew 7:26

And back in the Proverbs, we see the wise woman of Chapter 31, who plans and prepares. She cooks and cares for her family and  even has some business savvy, whether she runs a business or not, running a home takes management and budgeting. While this woman buys a field, we may invest in something else.

I hear so often that this woman is too perfect, that the Proverbs 31 would is unattainable. But Jesus is our perfection, that’s how we should manage. It is possible to raise children who will call you blessed, there are more Proverbs on that. And Proverbs 14:1, The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.

If you go back through Proverbs, which is a good read, ever so often, you will see it is a lot to do with what she is saying also, remember the brawling woman no one wants to live with. You can literally tear your family and your house down, to just by breaking dishes and slamming doors but in the way you treat them. Everyone needs boundaries, spaces and chores. Mother is not the chauffeur, gopher, chief cook and bottle washer, laundress, teacher and everything rolled into one, only to be the doormat as well. Proverbs makes for a good family Bible study.

Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. Psalm 127:1. So whatever house we build, whether it is a home, church or temple, even in reference to our own bodies with the Holy Spirit indwelling us as believers, it is in vain, our labor and work for nothing if He does not build it.

It is like the foolish man and the sand, if it is not on a strong foundation or rock, it will crumble. How many mudslides have I seen when those expensive beach houses slip into the sea. And as for the watchman, they were to stand on the wall awake at night, falling asleep was punishable by death, for it was important to know when enemies were attacking the city.

Jesus is our watchman, and He won’t be asleep, the Lord is not asleep and His watch is not in vain. That’s why our homes should be sanctuaries, and we should sleep the sleep of the beloved. Look who watches over us. His love and Spirit guard us from enemy attacks, and repel and dispel those forces that come against us or storm our castle walls, He is a strong tower, and He watches over us.

And also Proverbs 24:3-6 teaches us about envy, By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established;
by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches .A wise man is full of strength. It could just as well be a wise woman.

In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? The wonderful words of Jesus from John 14:2. God had made a place for everyone, but not everyone has made room for Him. Another song we sang, Come and go with me to my father’s house, where there is joy, joy, joy.

Jesus is the way to the Father’s house, He went o prepare or build us a dream home, so let’s dream and build on Him. Rebecca Jones / freeqration

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