Hurry….Don’t Wait! 

Jesus Can:

  • Restore you…..
  • Heal you…..
  • Guide you…..
  • Strengthen you…..
  • Forgive you…..
  • Remind you…..
  • Love you…..
  • Reveal to you….
  • Fill you….
  • Answer you…
  • Deliver you….
  • Comfort you……

Now!!!! 

 

If you are:

  • Struggling
  • Weak
  • Weary
  • Tired
  • Bound
  • Mourning
  • Hurting
  • Sick
  • Seeking
  • Sorry

Or lacking what ever it is you need, you can CALL UPON THE LORD JESUS…….

NOW!!! 

Don’t wait until you “Get-it-Together”! Don’t wait until next Wednesday, Saturday, or Sunday!

People can try to console you, they try to say the right words at the right time, or try to be there and they may fail.

But Jesus doesn’t do BAND-AIDS, He makes WHOLE!!

Don’t you want to be made whole???

Seek the Lord now!!!!

Be a Good Steward

Colossians 3:23

“And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;”

Luke 12:42-46

“And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

43 Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

44 Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.

45 But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

46 The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.”

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We Can do Better/ Open Invitation

Questions

Do we believe that we are doing enough for God as Christians? Is that a impractical question?

Have we given our all?

Are we continuing on with our life and squeezing God in where WE see fit?

Is he TOP priority?

Are we comfortable JUST going to church? Or JUST believing only?

Do we suppose going beyond BELIEVING is doing too much?

Are Sunday mornings plenty?

Would an outsider know that we are followers of Jesus Christ by reading our Facebook, Instagram posts? Tweets? Snapchat videos? Or should we have a small disclaimer to advise or warn viewers of our content, and that it is not directly consistent or congruent with Christ – but since we are all sinners saved by grace- it’s permissible?

When will stop giving Satan all the credit for our mess up’s; downfalls; mistakes – and acknowledge our part? Repent. Allow the will power that the Lord has given us – and the Power of the Holy Ghost to help guide us, keep us, and make right decisions.

No man is perfect –yes. But the Holy Ghost (The spirit of God) which Jesus said would be sent in his name would comfort us – fill us, lead us – IS. That’s why it’s important to walk in the spirit and NOT in the flesh…why? So we do NOT FULFILL THE LUST OF THE FLESH!

Why aren’t WE screaming in the wilderness to prepare the way of the Lord? Or was that just John the Baptists assignment?


Why is baptism in the name of Jesus grievous?

How has the promise of being filled with the gift of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking tongues as the SPIRIT OF GOD gives utterance – become old-fashion and obsolete?

Who are those who shall do greater works than these (according to John 14:12)?

Is it not the followers of Christ? Those who believe and have received his gospel, been baptized and filled with His Spirit? Those who are keeping his commandments and living by his word? Or is it only reserved for the pastors, and evangelist, deacons, ministers, prophets and apostles?

Who is qualified to tell someone about the goodness, the unfailing love of Christ that moved him so, that He manifested himself in the flesh. Subjected Himself to His creation – to restore them back to Himself!

You don’t have all the answers?

When will your testimony of what God has done for you be enough? Do you remember when he healed you? Remember when he kept your mind when you were 2 seconds from going insane – COMPLETELY NUTS? Or what about when He RESTORED YOUR MIND!? When He called your name right before you were about to overdose? Remember when you miraculously overcame that sickness and no one understood how or why? Remember when you were left for dead, but that scar is a testament of his unmerited favor and grace!

What about the inexplainable comfort you felt in your time of mourning or pain? And you just knew it was the arms of God?

I could go on and on – but those or the testimonies that someone needs to hear FROM YOU!  Someone is waiting to overcome from the words of YOUR testimony. You don’t have to be a bible scholar tell someone about Christ.

It’s Ok to direct someone to a church home – or a pastor – in regards to a question or situation that you are unsure about.  However, the whole point is the invitation. Was there an open invitation to Jesus Christ – the Savior, Healer, Deliverer, Forgiver, Comforter, Peace Maker, Bread of Life….?

Saints, let us not become complacent and/or comfortable in where we are or where we are not in Christ. If you are comfortable – change your position. Get uncomfortable. Ask God for direction, for an assignment. Inquire about what you should be doing in THIS season!

Pray more.

Study more.

Worship.

What could we be doing for the widows, and the fatherless – the homeless? Ourselves?

We can do more/better brethren! God can do more IN us and THROUGH us! Are we willing vessels!?


 

Comment or email us @justafollowerjf@gmail.com if:


  • You want prayer (a particular reason/topic or in general)
  • Looking for a church home near you
  • Wish to be Baptized
  • Want to receive the gift of the Holy Ghost
  • Want to know more about the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Have questions about salvation
  • Have questions in general

 

Stay in Position

Constantly place your self in a position of PRAYER!

There is a reason why the scripture tells us to pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17)

Many times we feel overcome with emotion – frustration, irritability, sadness, loss of joy, peace etc. At the same lacking prayer. 

*****Could it be that there’s a correlation between the out of control spiral of emotion and time spent talking with God???

Absolutely!

If you believe that you are lacking CONSISTENT  joy; peace; love; patience or that nomatter what’s going on you STILL feel like somethings missing – there is.. 

And that something is the constant supplication with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

He IS Joy, peace, patience, LOVE etc… He is EVERYTHING that you need!  

Being in the position of prayer puts you in position to receive everything that you’re lacking. Puts you in the position to be refueled, refilled,  and reloaded. However, if you never change your posture to one that says I submit myself and my will for yours…

If your posture is always one that says, I GOT THIS… then you’re right… you’ll continue to have everything that you’re tired of having…

*****But may I say that you dont have to keep those things in your possession? You can hand them to the Lord and trade your sorrow for JOY, worrying for PEACE, hatred for LOVE and any and everything else that you are fed up with and has become too heavy to carry  ….

Please dont believe that lie, that says prayer is unnecessary or the Lord wont hear you! He is waiting for you to talk to him and give him everything!!! 

I pray you are blessed! 

In the matchless and wonderful name of Jesus Christ!

Consider the ANT!

wp-1484229381187.pngJust when I wanted to be lazy and not doing anything with myself, or my day. I think about the ant.

Here’s a few interesting facts regarding the ant:

  • Ants are the longest living insect, up to 30 years
  • In order for ants to carry food for themselves and others, they have two stomachs
  • Some ants do not have eyes
  • Ants move approx 50 tons of soil in a square smile per year
  • Ants are one of the strongest creature in relation to it’s size
  • Ants cant hear, they hear through their feet, feeling vibrations
  • Ants can lift 20 times their weight
  • There are 1 million ants for every human in the world
  • Ants farm other creatures

Statistics from antark.com & pestworldforkids.org & rentokil.com

**Proverbs 6:6-9**

When I take a look at the scripture and upon doing my own research, I can see how incredibly strong and hard working (some) ants are. Ants having no guide, overseer, or ruler gather in the summer. They for the most part never quit, and make the necessary provisions to make sure that they are able to sustain themselves during the winter.

By way of contrast, ants are compared to the sluggard- one who is habitually inactive or lazy (dictionary.com).

As a result of being lazy, lack and being in the position of always wanting will follow him/her. Contrary to the ant who is always working and preparing for not only his/her now but the future. Scripture says that this type of work ethic is wise.

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I found this incredibly motivating and encouraging.

Am I not more than an ant? Can I not achieve more?

This coincides with 2 Thessalonians 3:10 – If a man doesn’t work, he doesn’t eat (paraphrasing)

A lot of times we wonder why we don’t have _______ or don’t have _____.

Now I ask… How hard are we working to get there?