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Christ’s Love Podcast

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He Chose Each Of Us!

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Yahweh’s system of things, nothing is exceeding His gracious plan of redemption!

He loves us with an everlasting love (Jer. 31:3 And from far away the Lord appeared to his people and said, “I love you people with a love that will last forever. That is why I have continued showing you kindness.) and He drew us to Himself with cords kindness and ropes of love (Hos. 11:4 I led them with cords of human kindness, with ropes of love. I lifted the yoke from their neck and bent down and fed them.) He chose us.

And He chose each us for a purpose. Today’s scripture image shows that He has appointed each us to produce fruit and that our fruit will last. When we are obedient and aligned with Him, He will give us what we ask for. Nothing less will do.

Let’s live in the faith that Yahweh knew what He was doing when He chose us.

What’s your experience living in the faith that Yahweh chose you? Share, let’s chat!

Happy Home-Happy Life

There’s no really deep secret to having a happy home-happy life. It’s simply letting Jesus have first place in our hearts. Each day is a growing experience as we pull in closer to Him and to none other.

As Hosea so wisely recognized:

In two days He will put new life in us; on the third day He will raise us up so that we may live in His presence and know Him. Let’s try to learn about the Lord; He will come to us as surely as the dawn comes. He will come to us like rain, like the spring rain that waters the ground.” (Hosea 6:2-3).

How do we learn to love? We begin at the center of all love: Calvary. We need to know Yahweh because Yahweh “is” love. Agape Love.

What’s your experience with Agape Love? Comment, let’s chat.

Me: My experience with Agape Love; when I was at my lowest, Yahweh carried me and brought me out of the fire. He is the Victory!

A New Command: Love One Another

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When we’ve been misunderstood and abused, we become more understanding toward those unfortunates of our world who grieve under the heels of cruelty and darkness. We identify with their suffering and can surely “weep with those that weep.” Our hearts grow a tenderness and compassion which will help to improve our relationships and nourish our souls.

Sure, it hurts and causes feelings of indignation when we are hurt. Nevertheless, we are not to take vengeance. Yahweh commands us to live by a new command of life: the law of love, that accepts misunderstanding and abuse and answers to them with tenderness.

Love as Yahweh loves us. The only way to do that is through the Holy Spirit. We’re unable to do it on our own. It requires something that we are incapable of, alone.

By this, all will know we are His disciples; because we love one other.

Allow the Holy Spirit in. Allow Him to soften our hearts; loving those unfortunate ones we relate to because we’ve already been there.

I like the quote:

“Be kind! For everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

Even though you don’t know their battle, you can still relate in some way.

How are you traveling? Share your experience with others and your love for them in the comments.

Transforming Grace of Yahweh

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It’s grace solely that has the capability to transform lives. Grace solely has the power to bring liberty to the captives. By grace solely, we are saved.

Yahweh has a plan and purpose for your life that He’s given to no one else. Your life is intended to make an eternal result for His Kingdom that will rule for all time.

First purpose: Loving Yahweh is your highest calling, and in loving Yahweh you will experience the overflowing joy and fulfillment possible.

The second purpose: loving others in reply to your love for Yahweh. (Mark 12:31, Ephesians 5:1-2, Acts 26:16).

We are commanded to genuinely love Him and others with the very love we’ve been given.

He fills you with the breath of life and then untiringly waits for you to live your life as an exquisite song of worship and praise to Him.

How’s that working for you? Share how your purpose is affecting Yahweh’s Kingdom. Let’s worship and praise Him together, as the Body of Christ.

Fruitfully Clothed

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We all remember the schoolyard games when we were primary school age. There were two teams. There were two captains. The captains drew straws to see who chose a team member first. We all stood there waiting to be chosen. Nobody likes to be last. There is always one or two people that are clumsy and awkward. They aren’t good with sports. They just want to be part of something. They get chosen at the very last because, well, they’re the only choice left. It happens to all of us at some point. Sometime’s even as adults.

In an Eternal sense, Yahweh has chosen you because he knows you are a good fit for His team (so to speak). There are no bad, awkward and clumsy in His eyes. He loves each of us very much and we each have a duty to fulfill in His purpose.

On Yahweh’s {team}, you need to be dressed in mercy, kindness, gentleness, and patience. Some of the fruits of the Spirit. When you have these, the rest falls into place. Yahweh’s peace, mercy, kindness, gentleness, and patience is the rules. When we follow them we show and do good to those around us. This makes life more pleasant around us. And it’s Yahweh working through us. He’s our ultimate team captain.

What does that look like for you? Comment and bless others as you bless yourselves.

{Note: Monday, 3/6/17, I’ll begin the Bible study with Suzie Eller’s 21-day adventure: Living a life of thank you. Let me know in the comments if you’ll be joining me. I’ll post my adventure over on my personal blog, A Wife’s Reflections, and I’ll be linking it here, on TDM’s blog. I’d love for you to join me.}

Delivered Out Of The Wilderness

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The Jewish church rose from the wilderness, sustained by Divine power and favor. The Christian church was built from a dejected, downcast state, by the grace of Christ depended on. Believers, by the power of grace, are delivered up from the wilderness.

A sinful state is a wilderness in which there is no true comfort; it is an unsettled, wanting state: There is no coming out of this wilderness, but trusting Christ as our Beloved, by faith; not trusting in our own understanding, neither trusting in any rightness of our own; but in the strength of Him, who is the Lord our Righteousness.

The news of the church to Christ follows, urge an everlasting position in His love, and shelter by His power. Fix me as a seal on Your heart; let me forever have a place in Your heart; let me have a mark of love on Your heart. In regard, the soul would be safeguarded, and without a judgment; but because of wrong belief, no rest is to be found.

The ones who faithfully love Christ, are suspicious of everything that would pull them from Him; particularly of themselves, or they may do anything to prompt Him to leave them.

If we love Christ, the fear of appearing insufficient of His love, or the provocations to abandon Him, will be very unpleasant to us.

No waters can satisfy Christ’s love to us, neither any floods overwhelm it. Let nothing diminish our love to Him. Neither will life and all its pleasures, tempt a believer from loving Christ.

Love of Christ will permit us to resist and give us victory over temptations from the sneers of the world, as well as from its condemnations.

Where do you stand in regards to the wilderness? Do you trust in yourself to free you; or are you trusting Christ to deliver you from the wilderness? Because only Christ can do the job. He will guard our hearts and lead us to victory!

Comment and let’s converse and pray over this.

Friendship With Christ

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The church yearns for the continuous friendship and liberty with the Lord Jesus that siblings have. That they may be like His brother, and so they are when by grace they are named participants of a Divine creation.

Christ is represented like our Brother; anywhere we witness him, let’s be mindful to keep our bond to Him, and desire for Him, and not worry about being hated because of it.

Do we have within us a faithful desire to serve Christ more and better? In that case, what do we have stored up, to display our devotion to the Beloved of our hearts? What fruit toward righteousness?

The church should require all her children to never upset Christ to leave. We should reflect within ourselves when tempted to do what would break the Spirit’s heart.

What do you do to keep a constant desire to be Christ’s friend? If you don’t, then what? What will you do to have that desire within you? We must not be worried about what others think of our relationship with Christ. We must be the example to draw people to Him.

Comment your response. I’d love to hear from you.

In Fellowship With Christ

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The church, the believer, is victorious in its relationship to Christ, and appeal to Him.

She simply craves fellowship with Him. Let’s amble together, that I can get counsel, guidance, and encouragement from You; and can share my wants and my objections to You, with ease, and without interference.

Fellowship with Christ is what the righteous sincerely live for. And the ones who will speak with Christ must break away from the world.

Wheresoever we are, we will keep up fellowship with Yahweh. We should never go where we can’t, in faith, invite Him to go with us.

The ones who will go with Christ need to begin first thing in the morning about their days; must start every day with Him, look for him first thing, look for Him eagerly.

A loving soul can reunite itself to the most ordinary places if it will have fellowship with Yahweh in them, but the very pleasant area won’t be complete except that the Beloved is there.

Let’s not think to be pleased with any earthly things. Our own souls are our grapevines; they should be planted with suitable trees. We should regularly explore whether we’re fruitful in honor and integrity.

Christ’s nearness will give life to the vine to thrive, and the young grapes develop, while the rising sun renews the gardens. If we can say to him, You know all things, You know that I love You; if His Spirit bears witness with our spirit, that our souls thrive, it’s complete. And we must beg of Him to examine and test us, to observe ourselves.

The consequences and actions of mercy are acceptable to the Lord Jesus. These must be stored up, and always available; that by our helping others in need, He may be honored. It’s all of Him, since, it’s right, it will be all for Him.

What’s your fellowship with Christ like? He longs to spend time with you. Do you crave time with Him? Tell us. Bless others and bless yourself.

Me: I could do better. In the meantime, I enjoy fellowship with Christ. He listens as I talk and as we walk through life together. Your turn.