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Devotional: Is Jesus Christ is the center of our life?

Is Jesus Christ our Lord and do we obey Him? Those who are born again realizes that Jesus is Lord of All and that we should be disciples and followers of Jesus Christ. The more we go after God, the more we want Him to Lord of All. As we get closer to Jesus and we know His voice, we change a lot from the mind into heart. God really look at the heart and He know your heart because He created you. It is not about me but its about Jesus. We must continue to crucify the flesh daily and to walk in the ways of the Lord. 

Beware of False Prophets

This warning immediately follows an important passage in 1 Peter, Chapter One that describes how God inspired His prophets to speak and to write the scriptures under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.

False prophets rose up and challenged the prophets of God. You may remember the story of Elijah who stood alone against 400 prophets of Baal. On Mt. Carmel, he challenged them to prove their god was more than just a stone statue. More than 400 false prophets failed to call fire down from heaven. For six straight hours they prayed, danced, shouted, and cut themselves to no avail. When Elijah's turn came, he rebuilt the altar of the Lord, and even doused the sacrifice with water. God answered by fire. He consumes the sacrifice, wood stones and all. It was a great victory, but short lived as the people soon began to follow false prophets and false gods once again

Jeremiah was challenged by the wicked prophet Hannaniah. God instructed Jeremiah to wear an ox yoke to demonstrate the coming captivity of the people of Judah. Hannaniah had been prophesying a very different and far more popular message. He prophesied peace. He scoffed at the idea the god would judge his chosen people. Hannaniah broke the yoke from Jeremiah's neck defying the warnings of God's spokesman. God instructed Jeremiah to replace his wooden yoke with one made of iron and preach his warning in the temple again the following day. He also predicted Hannaniah's death which took place shortly there after.

Today there are many who deny and defy the Word of the Lord. The Bible is the word of the Lord to His people in the last days. There are false teachers, false religions, even false claims of so called science that deny the truth of the gospel and the very existence of the Creator Himself.

Peter warns that many will follow the destructive, sensual ways of false teachers in the last days. Satan is still up to his old tricks. He promises pleasure, power, riches, fame, love, success and fulfillment. Paul predicted that false teachers would heap up followers with itching ears. Jesus Himself warned that the road to destruction would be wide and many would follow it. Because of these false teachers and their corrupt teaching the way of truth would be spoken against. The message of the cross has been maligned, the virgin birth sinless life, atoning death, and resurrection of our Lord are mocked in the mainstream media, in the classroom, and in some cases even in the pulpits of churches.

In their greed they will use good-sounding arguments to exploit you. Peter's word are certainly true today. False prophets and false religions have stockpiles of money. Their leaders intentionally deceive and exploit people while those who follow are bilked out of their life savings or worse. One wonders if Peter could have foreseen the rise of Islam and it's fanatical followers who's suicide bombing missions terrorize the world today.

Peter says of the false teachers, "They deny the Lord who bought then and bring swift destruction upon themselves." The Gospel is all about the redemption of mankind through the sacrifice of God's Son. The Son of Man did not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. So why is the Lord so quick to bring destruction upon these false teachers? Because of their destructive influence. The false religion of Islam, the major cults such as Mormonism and Jehovah's Witness continue to expand their deceptive influence around the world, yet we do not see the swift destruction of these false teachers. Peter assures us, "The verdict against them from long ago is still in force, and their destruction is not asleep."

Let us be faithful to live out the truth of the gospel. Let me remind you of Paul's word of encouragement, ”That you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world.” Jesus said, "Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven."


Devotional: The life of Daniel

Daniel was a Prophet from God. The Book of Daniel is a very interesting book with both gentile history and prophetic. Prayer is very powerful because when we pray to God, we have faith that God will do thing. Daniel fasted and prayed for 21 days and when we see chapter 10 of Daniel it is a great example of spiritual warfare. We do not wrestling against flesh and blood but against rulers of darkness (Ephesians 6:10-12). Remember that when we obey the Lord and to love Him more than anything else. 

Sermon: Jesus changes lives

Think about when you first got saved? Jesus brought us into inheritance because we accept Him as Lord and Savior. When we go after God and knowing that He is Lord and He change me because He took away our heavy burden. When times goes tough and stress is arises we must focus on the Lord Jesus Christ. Those who follow the Lord and love Him, He will be exalted by our actions and in words. Jesus Christ can change your life, if you are willing to deny yourself, pick up the cross, and follow Him daily and daily forsake the flesh.
There are three things that can help us live for God1. The Word of God2. Prayer life3. telling people about Jesus Christ
It is so important for us to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ in this dark world. Love people and Love the Lord and make sure you are in the word of God. 

Is Feminism Biblical?

The short answer is NO, feminism is not Biblical.

But there are women who are trying to change that by changing the words of the Bible, by creating a new narrative that positions them as a gender who is usurping masculinity for themselves. The idea is to shame society and men for the treatment of women over the ages, so that while we are feeling bad for women, they can then offer the agenda which they came with to give women more control, more freedoms, more government roles, more of our money, more of our power, give them everything they ask for - because, they are women, and they are roaring. 
The Youtube video below has a woman giving a power-point at Biola University, talking about why she is a feminist.

She Asks Me: Are some human lives worth more than others?

One of the questions she asks me is "Are some human lives worth more than others?" and it's one of those age old questions that play out in comic books, we call the "A Hero's Choice". It's easily captured in the Spiderman comic-book, or comic-book movies, because the character wrestles with this a number of different times. I mean, you've seen it, the villain sets too traps, one for Gwen Stacy (or MJ, or virtually any loved one close to the hero) and a group of human beings, no-namers, people whom he isn't as emotionally invested into. And here is the ethical dilemma: how many people have to be killed before picking Gwen Stacy becomes unethical?

Devotional: Seeking after God

We should love God and seek His face. We are living in end times and we should always seek the Lord for answers. Never mind about the world and its lust, we must forsake all uncleanness and its lust. This world will not last forever and God will created New Heaven and New Earth. It is best to follow the Lord and run to the narrow way that leads to eternity life with Jesus Christ. It is important as Christian to know the word and to do them because His word has power. The Powerful Name of Jesus makes cancer gone and makes sickness to disappear because He is the Life.          Nothing worth living like the world because when we serve God, the world hates us. I'll be honest, few will enter the Kingdom of God and few will find the truth. We know time is running out. Are you seeking the Lord with all of your heart and to love the Lord and keep His commandment? 

Bible study: Reading the word of God

The word of God or the Bible is God-breathed word (2 Timothy 3:16). Why it is so important to read and study the Bible? It is our daily bread and without the Bible, how do we know the truth and errors? Jesus is the Word (John 1:1,14) and The Bible is the written word of God(2 Timothy 3:16). It is important to grow and get off the milk and get in the meat while you are maturing in your faith. We should be testing every doctrine by the Scripture and in 2 Timothy 2:15 in KJV says " Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." 
Some of the practical application of this,  by reading the word of God daily not just on sundays. You can read by reading a book for limited days for example reading Genesis in 19 days. You can read Old Testament in 90 days or New Testament in 90 days. You can read by  1 chapter in OT and 1 chapter in NT.You can read by 1 chapter in 5 books of Moses, 1 chapter from History books, 1 chapter from Poetry books, 1 chapter in the prophets, 1 chapter in the Gospel, 1 chapter in Acts, 1 chapter in Paul's letters, 1 chapter in General letters, and 1 chapter in Revelation. make your bible reading and study a habit because this is His word. 

Why Can't She Have A Great Big Manly Heart? A Look at Misogyny, Men, Women, and Society

I'm looking at men and women, at dating, and I'm hearing all these things that women hate about men. Men do this to them, and that to them, and men don't allow women to do this, or that. They try and tell them WHAT THEY SHOULD DO WITH THEIR BODIES, not readily accepting that YES, women in turn tell men WHAT THEY SHOULD DO WITH THEIR BODIES. There is this built up expectation on what it is to be a man, and yet a women is supposed to be able to be anything, anything her little heart desires. And even calling her heart little is demeaning to some, because why can't she have a big heart, a great BIG MANLY heart?
What I wanted to analyse initially was how women reconcile being a woman in Christianity with the different cultural mores and belief systems at play between women's lib and growing up in a society where the laws carry the guns necessary to protect a woman, and the men are seen as almost irrelevant to her protection and success, and a time when the family structure, and the big strong man to guide the family was something that was upheld and kept intact.
But quickly, as you'll see how this darts into different directions it became something more. My research took me into misogyny in religion, men finally coming back and sticking up for men, and of course the feminist rants we are all used to. What I found by sticking with the thought strain was that God made you. God decided if you are a male or a woman. Now some people will interject that they believe that God made them gay, and I would have to direct them to the Bible. God isn't really keen on homosexuality, like today's liberal would like to believe He is. But he's not keen on any type of sin; and there's the rub. 
We need to go to God. Our experiences need to connect with the Creator, and they need to be for His glory. Blessings, come and go, and sometimes God will use challenges in our lives to bring us to places we never thought we'd be; or He will stick us in situations where we can be of most use.
Strewn in between some of the videos I've strategically placed here for you to watch, are Bible verses which some women have used as a sort of spring board to attack the Bible, Christianity, and yes, even God as being misogynistic. And one of the questions I have is: Why do women want to be men so badly?