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“God is all powerful and knows what He is doing”

Bad things happen because we live in a fallen world where both believers and unbelievers are hit with the tragic consequences of sin.

God allows evil for a time although he often turns it around for good (Romans 8:28). We may have no answers as to why God allows evil, but we can be sure he is all powerful and knows what He is doing.

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“God providentially works all things together for good for His people according to His purpose”

We may have no answers  as to why God allows evil, but we can be sure He is all powerful and knows what He is doing. The next time you face trials and dilemmas see them as opportunities to turn to God for your strength.

You will find a God  who only desires to show His love and compassion to you. If you can trust Him in pain, confusion and loneliness, you will win the victory and eliminate doubt, one of satan’s  greatest footholds in your life.

Make God your foundation. You can never be separated from His love.

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~Life Application Bible~

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Something to remember 24 October 2015

Then Jesus said unto disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me ~Matthew 16:24 KJV~

Then Jesus said unto disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me ~Matthew 16:24 KJV~

It is my firm belief that following Jesus is the only journey in life worth taking. After seeing the way God changes hearts, meets impossible needs, heals incurable disease, and restores people, I am convinced beyond a doubt that God didn’t create us to live mediocre, settle-for-less lives.

He sent his Son to die on the cross so that we could be forgiven and have eternal life, and not so we could sleepwalk through life as we wait for Heaven.

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The word of God shows us how to navigate the inevitable twists and turns, and bumps and bruises we may encounter. God has a unique purpose and plan for you – your life, love, and leadership journey was crafted in Heaven long before the foundations of the earth.

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Your spiritual adventure has already started – and the best is yet to come!

~LIVE LOVE LEAD, BRIAN HOUSTON~

I’ve been reading a lot of Christian books lately.

I am so blessed with all the encouragement, stories, testimonies, and wisdom of the author, and I suddenly felt the desire to share it on my blog.

I believe it is worth sharing to spread the word of a certain book, blogs, article, and bible stories/verses as it somehow touched us, inspired us, and it blessed us in a way that we could not ever imagine.

There were some sort of a connection that goes deep into your soul that it will cause you to be moved, and I believe it is the Holy Spirit touching us from the inside.

Reading for me was like you were travelling into a different dimension.

It is an opportunity where you get to travel to a certain abode, a place that the author were describing.

Enjoy reading… 🙂

More to come…. ❤


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Something to remember 17 October 2015

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For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. ~John 3:16~

God’s love and forgiveness can pardon and restore any and every kind of sin or wrongdoing. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you’ve done. It doesn’t matter if you’ve deliberately oppressed  or even murdered people, or how much you’ve abused yourself. The younger brother knew that in his father’s house there was abundant “food to spare”, but he also discovered that there was grace to spare. There is no evil that the father’s love cannot pardon and cover, there is no sin that is a match for his grace.

Act 1, then, demonstrates the lavish prodigality of God’s grace. Jesus shows the father pouncing on his son in love not only before he has a chance to clean his life and evidence a change of heart, but even before he can recite his repentance speech. Nothing, not even abject contrition, merits the favor of God.

The Father’s love and acceptance are absolutely free.

~The Prodigal God~ Timothy Keller

The Parable of the Lost Son


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There Is Always Sunshine After the Rain

Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because  it's stormy now doesn't mean you aren't headed for sunshine.

Don’t confuse your path with your destination.
Just because it’s stormy now doesn’t mean you aren’t headed for sunshine.

“But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God? You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. So then don’t be afraid. I will provide for your children.”

~Genesis 50:19~

Why did God Allow Bad things to happen to Joseph?

By Joseph’s own testimony, the sufferings of Joseph—physical, mental, and emotional agonies—had been allowed by God so that Joseph could accomplish God’s plan: to save many lives.

As Joseph responded to suffering with faith, meekness, and humility, God molded and shaped a leader. And that leader would not only end up saving his betrayers’ lives, but he would fully forgive them and provide abundantly for their needs. Such is the potential when a man chooses to reject the empty revenge of bitterness and instead to embrace the benefits of suffering.

God had a purpose for allowing Joseph to suffer.

  • To enable him to overcome a prideful attitude and learn humility (See Proverbs 15:33.)
  • To teach him how to serve (See Genesis 39:4, 22-23, 40:4; Matthew 20:26-28; and Mark 9:33-35.)
  • To train him to be faithful (See Genesis 39:2-6 and Matthew 25:21.)
  • To test him in moral purity (See Genesis 39:7-20 and Matthew 5:11-12.)
  • To prepare him to comfort others (See Genesis 50:21 and II Corinthians 1:3-5.)
  • To prepare him to lead his brothers to repentance (See Proverbs 16:6.)
  • To teach him patience (See Genesis 40:1-14, 23; and I Peter 5:10.)
  • To enable him to see God accomplish His purposes and fulfill His promises (See Genesis 37:5-11, 41:32, 42:1-5, 45:4-7, and 50:20.)
  • To teach him how jealousy can cause suffering (See Genesis 37:3-4 and 17-36.)
  • To save many lives (See Genesis 50:20.)
  • To let him experience the blessing of God’s favor (See Genesis 39:2-6 and 21-23.)
  • To place him in a position to tell Pharaoh of God’s power (See Genesis 41:15-16, 25, 28, 32-33, and 38-44.)

 *My Thoughts*

Sometimes bad things, disappointments, and sufferings happen to us, situations or circumstances that are painful to accept and difficulties to deal with.

God allows those things to happen in our lives for our own good, or for his divine plan that are predestine to happen in our lives.

We might not understand nor comprehend on our own capacity as human, but eventually we are able to thank God for allowing it to happen in our lives.

We should always trust him, and depend on him in every situations that we are into.

In every season of our journey that we are into.

I thank God for continuously pruning my character, by allowing suffering and trials on my journey.

I thank God for unceasingly moulding me to the person that he wants me to become.

* I will talk about the Pruning process in my life on my next blog 🙂 *

“So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you”

~Deuteronomy 31:6~

We Can Choose to Trust God, Even as Joseph Did

We are not to regard suffering as a strange occurrence, but rather as a sign of God’s work in our lives. (See I Peter 4:12-19 and Romans 9:14-24.) “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil” (Proverbs 3:5-7)

"My precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of trial and suffering, when you see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you."

“My precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of trial and suffering, when you see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you.”


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God’s Love letter to you

Everyone longs to give himself completely to someone; to have a deep soul relationship with another; to be loved thoroughly and exclusively.

But, God to a Christian says , NO, until you are satisfied, fulfilled, and content with being loved by ME, alone.

With giving yourself totally and unreservedly to ME. To having an intensely personal and unique relationship with me alone.

Discovering that only in ME is your satisfaction to be found, will you be capable of the perfect human relationship that I plan for you.

You will never be united with another until you are united with me, really united with another, exclusive of anyone, or anything else, exclusive of any other desires or longings.

I want you to stop planning, stop wishing, and allow ME to give you the most thrilling plan existing…ONE that you cannot imagine… ❤

I want you to have the “BEST” , please allow me to bring it to you.

Just keep watching me…expecting the greatest things. Keep experiencing the satisfaction that “I AM”..

And keep listening and learning the things I tell you.

You just WAIT, that’s all, WAIT…

Don’t be anxious, don’t worry, don’t look around at the things that others have gotten or I have given.

Don’t look at the things you think you want.

Just keep on looking off and away to me, or you will miss want I want to show you.

An then, when you are ready, I’ll surprise you with a LOVE far more wonderful than anything you would dream of.

You see, until you are ready and until that one I have for you is READY.

And I am working even at this very moment to have both of you ready at the same time.

Until you are both satisfied exclusively with me and the life I prepare for you, you won’t be able to experience the love that exemplifies your relationship with me.

And this is perfect “LOVE”.

And dear one, I want you to have the most wonderful love.

I want to see in you, in the flesh a picture of your relationship with ME.

And I want you to enjoy materially, the everlasting union and beauty and perfection and love that I offer you with Myself.

I know that I LOVE YOU utterly.

I am most loving Father, GOD Almighty.

Believe it and be satisfied and I will satisfy you…

Love,

JESUS CHRIST ❤

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