Thursday, April 20, 2017

Psalm 121, BEYOND SIGHT - THE SECOND STEP

 

Psalm 121, BEYOND SIGHT - THE SECOND STEP


 TAKING ANOTHER STEP









I lift my eyes /sight/ view/ to the mountain/ hill / Lord / Jerusalem on the Hill / God/ to the higher power above my circumstance / Rock /  

While callng upon the Lord - I lift my circumstance to Jesus..

Whatever tunnel I am in and whatever circumstance - I lift my burdon by calling upon the Lord "who is worthy to be praised"

In this context it is walking up the hill the Jerusalem [but it is a metaphor/ picture/image] as we walk up and ascend above in our second step.

We cannot see ahead as we take one day at a time and one step at a time.

We only see as through a mirror dimly -  we are as those walking with a candle or lamp,

So we give our view over to God - the Lord of our life - so that He who knows all things and see's all things - can be our Light.

To guide us as we take the second step and as we learn to walk [as infants]


BEYOND SIGHT



I  see a person here - drawing an image of an eye.

And the eye is being drawn as bloodshot - it is drawn as one who is troubled and crying.

I see the person drawing drops - like a person crying, these are tear drops..

I see a person drawing tear drops and they are crying inside...

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I have someone going through a tunnel and you cannot see the end of the tunnel - you are hiding away, you want to escape.

God is watching you, He knows all about your day to day feelings and thoughts.

He wants you to come out of that tunnel and stop hiding away and He longs to see you come out


SHADOW



Unknowingly I spoke about "a shadow" the shadow that we cast and the shadow of the enemy - which leads us back to shadows now...  Shadows of the enemy and shadows we leave

Psalm 121:5 The LORD is your keeper: the LORD is your shade on your right hand.


And so using the Lamp I walk another step as we look at "The Lord" who is the shadow on our right hand - holding our right hand.

So now the shadow is cast back to the previous study....without my knowledge.

See :Psalm 109:6 Appoint someone evil to oppose my enemy; let an accuser stand at his right hand.


And so a neighbour is at the right hand of the person who is not of God - and this prayer interceeds and interrfers with the enemies as their right hand becomes their downfall.  therefiore the word to us is

 Jude 1:24 To him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy-

But to others the word is Psalm 109:6  from the right hand accuser/shadow/

So both Israel and it.s enemies have those standing at the right hand.

I appeal to a person who this represents to make the "LORD" at the right hand and to stop the shadow of the past dominate your present life - and from now on walk with the Lord at your right side and to let your future be a shadow of your past [this topic is a lesson - as to how the future can be a shadow of the past]

Please stop the past being a shadow of your future.................... and I speak to myself here as we walk on together

In other words "do  not be overshadowed" but overshadow/overcome/overstep in Christ.


THE LORD IS YOUR CANDLE - AT YOUR RIGHT SIDE




Now as I attempt to draw near to God - He draws near to me...

I am  walking with God at the right hand in darkness [He came down into darkness] and He is my Lamp/light/candle/ at my right hand


He can see my path fully because He is the Light of the World and I am walking with the Light at my side [He is holding my hand] yet there are times when He will [seem] to  let go .

He lets go so that in all circumstances - I might learn from every ordeal or trial....

I am  walking as if I am  in a dark room ? yet He can see all things in front of me [as if in a room full of light] yet I am scared of the dark.

This psalm shows the sovereign will of God - that He is the owner and watcher of my soul.

As I  lift our eyes to the hills [second step]  God lowers His eyes to me.

He knows my coming and going [my waking and sleeping] and every day of my life

Psalm 139:16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.

He is the owner of that room as I take a step at a time ... and a day at a time...


As I  walk within a dark room - so I lift my eyes and God responds because I am seeking [allowing] God to sit at my right hand...  yet in a sense I do not always allow God at my right hand .


CRYING OUT TO THE LORD



In this second step we call upon the Lord, now we take one step at a time and one day at a time..

Literally we wake and walk and go back to sleep as the hebrew people did in the wilderness [totally dependent on God] as they walked their journey from day to day and here the cloud by day masked them from the literal heat of the sun and fire by night kept them warm as they slept in freezing temperatures of the desert.

This was their protection by day and night and this is why it says

Behold, he that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep."

Now lets go back to the shadow the LORD is your keeper: the LORD is your shade on your right hand." here the shield was known to defend and the right hand to attack and so God protects at the right hand .

It does not mean you will not be tempted neither does it mean you will never face  persecution or distress, nor trials and tribulations, but in all God is watching over each individual [all the time] - His shade or shadow.

Indeed God Himself will test us that our armour becomes the best armour .

Indeed the hebrew people made many mistakes and Jacob became Israel. [struggle/argument]

And so the only reason Jacob was kept alive was because God was his Shade/shadow, God was the hill or mountain that the hebrew people cried out too [so here and even then God waas watching over His people as a shadow [likened to eagles wings] listen : Psalm 91:4 NLT He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

Here God protects the armies of Jerusalem, Here God protects [not by numbers or by their might or armour] see : the story of Gideon in the book of Judges and throughout the bible..

Here God protects those He shades [yet the hebrew people faced temptations in the wilderness] and God tested them "because they were under his shade and shadow...

So we stop hiding in the shadows [like Jonah] and follow the Light day by day and step by step


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In the end it is only because we see God and look to the hills - that shows that we are under God's protection and shadow/shade.  - Why else would we look to the hills / mountains /  having taken the first step we move on.


GOD NEVER REST'S




This is why God will never leave you - because He never stops watching you and why you will not stumble [as you walk with the lamp at your right side] although you yourself will seem to stumble as you learn... see : the example of the hebrew people in the wilderrness as they stumbled at some steps.



So although a baby will stumble - [this is a natural way of learning to walk] it does not mean that they do not have a Father or a mother.

In other words "the only reason you look to a Hill/mountain/father/mother/helper/provider/protector/ in times of trouble is that you recognise that there is a greater power at you right hand/shadow/shade/

This was true of the hebrew people [whom God heard and answered ] see : Exodus 2:24


TAKE THAT STEP - TODAY



Colossians 3:1-4  If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. 3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who is your  life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

Here we are walking the steps... and taking the second step - to have our minds renewed.



And so as we walk the steps it must be evident that we change - the change must begin within - and this creates the shadow upon others around us.

Their clearly is change in a person and not just belief in Christ.


The person crying inside has Joy  Isaiah 61:3  and the person walking through the tunnel comes out of the tunnel to see 1 Peter 2:9


Come out and walk today.

Your life is hidden in Christ - but this protection does not mean you will not be tempted or tested..


PRAY WITH ME - NOW




Thankyou Father God in Jesus name that You turn the crying into joy and the darkness into Light.

The pain we feel creates  a desire in us to seek You and the Troubles make us turn to You, the tunnel makes us  question our path and the crying /past/ motivates us.

Next to a thorn a rose always grows

Thankyou Lord for this blessing in our lives - In Jesus Name Amen


CONCLUSI0N


You see what you are going through is nothing new - God heard the cries of His people and saved and bore his children in the wilderness - He Brought them out of the tunnel and gave beaty for ashes and these people were called "the hebrew people" those set apart".

This is why they were in a tunnel and why they cried out [cried inside]

Come out my people.. [ not something in the past - but God calling you now]

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Psalm 120, The fifteen steps of ascension,

Psalm 120, The fifteen steps of ascension,


TABERNACLING



In the next fifteen songs  of the Psalms we will be focussing on  the pligrims   and their steps, [the song of ascents] - as they "draw near to God and He draws near to them"

These pilgrims ascend the steps of degree to  draw near to God to worship Him, so that He draws near to them...

The direction here is from a vision I had, "of a person walking through an arched doorway as He decides to dwell in our tabernacle"


This seem's to be a two way desicion between two people and although the "people concerned" go to worship God - so God dwells in the praises of His people.

I am reminded of Psalm 24 here and ascending "the hill of the Lord"  and I see Jacob and the ladder ..

Thus this is the intro to this short psalm

I have no idea where it will lead, but lets wait and see...

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GOD ARRAIGNS


And so God arraigns between women amd men, as He did with Adam and Eve when He /God decided the present day/ now/ past/ Judgement/arraign, between Adam and Eve ...


Genesis 3:15  And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel."


Therefore from this time onwards they were singled out/ separated/ made Holy/ [By God] from the world  and enmity between man and womb-man now prevails

Now ask "how can everyone be separated ? if they were then there would be no separation - we would all be Holy and therefore there are no sheep or goats and we have no enemies"


These fifteen steps between the men's court and the women's court are written as songs of worship as the men now move upward towards the womens court..... [as they become the Bride] or "become more like Him"

Here I am rising up, I am rising above the lying tongues - I am letting go of, I am rising above my situation by letting go and letting God.

I am calling upon the Lord and why do I need to call upon the Lord ? Psalm 18:3 - 2 Samuel 22:4








Does this mean that others around me change or do I change - no I change and this is the first step of ascent.

Therfore I am rising up above my enemies, I am conquering something, I am overcoming something in my life, I am overshadowing

This first step towards tabernacling with God is a letting go and letting God - it is now letting my  life speak for me as I walk away from lying tongues and false accusations of the world [those separate from me]

It is believing what God says about me and refusing to believe the enemy [thus I am saved from my enemies - tongue/steering/voyage/direction/arraign/judgement upon me]

Here I am not conforming to the world but being transformed/inwardly/ as I allow God/Jesus to transform me...

Here I am allowing and giving God authority in my life to change my circumstance and situaton to mould me and not the people around me. I am making the most of every oportunity /dissapointment/mishap/ wrong doing/    accident/ trouble/ problem / difficulty,/ issue and setback,  to work for me.


Now take this and use it for your own and see how you can benefit from the warfare. [as negative becomes positive - due to your own descicions - but also the Lords as you give yourself to Him]


Galatians 3:16 The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. Scripture does not say "and to seeds," meaning many people, but "and to your seed," meaning one person, who is Christ.

Selah lets pause and Consider this ...

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FIRST STEP


At this point I have to share two more pictures - "well one a vision and the other a dream

One was of a person stepping up and taking a step, once they did this -  the accusing tongues and lying lips faded into the distance, it was as if the sounds of these things were becoming less and less.

The second was a dream "and a person was standing on a hill of green grass and beyond was a reservoir or water in a valley [a valley of water] and it began to overflow - the reservoir overflowed ....it began to run down the hillside I was standing on....

I had no choice but to run from the water and find a safe place to  stand as this water was making my steps unstable.

I was in danger of losing my life.


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You see - David takes a step and God replies..

As David took steps to walk away from those lying tongues and false accusations.

At the same instance "God gave David the ability to walk away and go higher" the first step.


 God changes you to be more like Him as you walk towards the "women's court"  - in other words "God is making you more and more like Christ His Son. [the Bride is transformed/moulded /shaped/to become more like Him...

Now consider How Davids life pointed to Jesus..... and how David was a shadow in the Old Testament. pointing to Jesus in the New Testament

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YOU ARE A SHADOW


So look - King David had the same Holy Spirit as Jesus and we have the same Holy Spirit in us, that raised Jesus from the dead.

What is to stop me rising up from a situation

We can be like the eagle in Isaiah 40:31

We have the the same power in us that raised Jesus from the dead !  see: Romans 8:11

Take a step - the first step ....

You see - we do not have to earn God's Grace as it is God's Righteousness At Christ's  Expense

No we simply take a step at a time and a day at a time [as David did]

Let your life point to Jesus [as with David]  "was David perfect ? no of course not"

David points to Jesus in the bible as a shadow ....


This is allowing God to tabernacle with us and within us - indeed it is not when we focus on God - but when God works through us "when we do not even realise the shadow we cast "


We are unconscious believers as in Acts 5:15 As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by.


This is to overshadow/overcome/ people- that they might also take a step forward as they walk in the dust/shadow of the great Rabbi.


You see people are not looking at the words you speak, but they are looking for God to speak through you or things around.

You might say "you are a shadow of Christ - let the Light shine out of the darkness"

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YOUR ENEMIES ARE YOUR NEIGHBOURS


So why does God put us alongside the enemy at the table ?


Psalm 23:5  You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: you anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over

The enemies here in King Davids life  were Meshech and Kedar [neighbouring nations]

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FAMILY


So who were "Mesech and Kedar" who were David's enemies here -

Now look at Psalm 120:5  Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!

See ; Ezekiel 27:13..  Again David uses picture language to describe his relations with his neigbours [other nations]

This is tabernacling with others in a tent - [to be tabernacled] - Your shadow affects those around you....

Here King David seeks God's heart in the midst of turmoil and seeks God's heart [this is the defining step]

Here David is praying/reversing/interceding/in intercession/being a shadow/interfering/in the future of a nation .


Now see Song of Solomon 1:5 Dark am I, yet lovely, daughters of Jerusalem, dark like the tents of Kedar, like the tent curtains of Solomon.


David in Psalm 120 is using Mesech and Kedar in a metaphorical way as if to describe those he seeks peace with - but yet they hate peace.

David well knew that his enemies could even be in his own house and tent [As we read King David sought peace with his third son Absalom - yet Absalom rose up against David seeking to take his place]  2 Samuel 16:22  here Absalom  pitched a tent and tabernacled with his fathers concubines..

King David wanted peace - but Absalom wanted war...

And so in ending ...

King David was looking for peace , peace with neighbours, peace with neighbouring nations, peace within his own family.

[although he did not get peace - as his enemies /mentioned wanted war]

David called upon the Lord of His life... pray with me now






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LETS PRAY


Father of King David, Lord of Lights, Lord of Lords, Prince of peace,  Father of a multitude as numerous as the lights in the sky, Saviour and dweller, comforter and Word who became flesh and tabernacles in flesh -NOW.

Let me take this first step and call upon you - that you might and will save me from my present situations and circumstances..

That I might use Davids example and this biblical lesson and make it my own and use this example in my life, as I come upon all kinds of interence and inner conflict - let me use this biblical principle and although it may not work to begin with let me persevere - so that I can move onto the second step while continuing to call upon You

In Jesus Name Amen


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Thursday, April 6, 2017

PSALM 119, THE IMAGES OF THE ALPHABET



                         PSALM 119, THE IMAGES OF THE ALPHABET


                                                           ABOUT PSALM 119


Being the  longest Psalm 119  is one of the  acrostic poems found in the Bible  and has 22 letters speaking out messages or images from the Hebrew alphabet.

Psalm 119 is a prayer and meditation of God's precepts, laws,Judegment,statutes  and word.

God's preceptive will is that we follow His precepts as in  Romans 12:2, "And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect."


Now I want to focus on the Holy Spirit and His inspiration bringing light to every situation as we allow Him .

Before beginning this study "I had a picture/image of a person continuing to blow from His mouth and this breath was the Holy Spirit"


                                                            LETS PRAY


Lord Father God we give this time to you now and ask that You would speak to us through Your Word.

Lord God provider of the Holy Spirit, beathe new breath into us today and fill our house with Your prescence as we commune with You.

Fill this tabernacle with Yourself and let the Jesus in me know that you have not forsaken me.

Now sitting at your right hand , let the babe inside of me grow as I allow Him to grow...

Blow that breath into my life in Jesus name Amen.


                         WE RESPOND BY ALLOWING THE CHILD TO GROW


Lets look at the first letter of the hebrew alphabet...

Aleph speaks from Psalm 119:2 Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart.

Aleph, a letter is telling us to communicate - that God's will be done [His preceptive will] and this is Romans 12:2.


                         LET THE LETTERS SPEAK - LET THERE BE LIGHT


Now we see that the hebrew letter /image for nun psalm 105 is a seed sprouting up and the Light is the root - that can give LIGHT TO THE world/WORD, not just a flickering candle - but a Light that makes other roots grow.

The image for beth is [house or tent] and Aleph [first letter of the hebrew alphabet]is an ox head which sygnifies  "stength/power/tower of strength/oxen.

Indeed it would make an interesting study to find all the 22 letters of the hebrew alphebet and find their images and meanings...[extra study for you ]


As each persons name had a meaning, so each hebrew letter had a meaning and image, now you see how Jesus used parables/images to speak a message.

Resh was a head image/symbol and so now look at verse Psalm 119:153  do you begin to see how this sheds light on each of these 22  letters ?


Beth speaks 15I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.

Resh says 157 Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes.

Zayin [the image of the sword] speaks in verse 49 ; Remember your word to your servant,


Now look at nun who says 105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

Proverbs 6:23 For this command is a lamp, this teaching is a light, and correction and instruction are the way to  life


                                                HABITATION OF GOD



I want to focus on "beth" or "bet" - "beit" we know that beth-lehem is the house of bread and beth is the "house"/tent/tabernacle, a place of dwelling..."lehem is bread"

Beth is a place of habitation, a place of dwelling ..

Now biblical hebrew is read backwards - from right to left .

It is supposed that when chiselling out stone the right hand would be used to hold the hammer and the left the chisel - therefore the letters are written from from right to left ...


Now lets go to bethel Genesis 35:7 There he built an altar, and he called the place El Bethel, because it was there that God revealed himself to him when he was fleeing from his brother.


El Bethel is the  "God of the house"

Here Jacob ran to bethel Genesis 28:20 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will keep me on this journey that I take, and will give me food to eat and garments to wear,


And so there are many houses in which God dwells and tabernacles and we see the second letter of the hebrew alphabet as our house, a place in which God dwells.

Now I want to go back to my picture of a person breathing "I had a picture/image of a person continiuing to blow from His mouth and this breath was the Holy Spirit."

                                                CONTINUE TO BE FILLED



Famine can occur as in Ruth 1:1  here Bethlehem knew famine and so we need to be continually filled [ongoing bread of Life] an ongoing walk to receive the bread....

But remember that Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea,

And so you see how the symbols of the hebrew alphabet are images and how they also have meanings [as the names of people did]

The message here is that God can speak through the simplest means and fill that house [your house  - ]with His Holy Spirit and you  can have God dwelling in you  by His Holy Spirit.

You  THE "beth" can be full or know famine....[this is up to you]

You are the tent, the tabernacle, the house, the Church, that belongs to God and You [you] have God in you, the dwelling place of God, Jesus is born in You  and is or can develop/ or is  developing inside You .

You are attracting people by your Light/star/star of bethlehem/ [word Nun]  the bread of life/ people will come to you and be attracted by you/the incense/ the aroma of Christ beng birthed  2 Corinthians 2:15.

You are the "beth" [Or can be ] a House  in which God dwells....





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Thankyou Father for the blessings in the season of  storms - that the "beth" can know fullness and need.In Jesus name Amen

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Psalm 118 - The tabernacles of the righteous,



           Psalm 118 -  The tabernacles of the righteous,



                                            LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR ?


I want to begin this study with Acts 4:27  Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed.

And to parallel this with Psalm 118:10 All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them.

Now reflect on  Psalm 117  Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples.

Firstly "God called on all nations to praise Him [Hallel]

These nations were bordering "neighbours" see : Mark 12:31


And to parallel this with Psalm 118:10 All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them

So just who were King Davids enemies ?

Well - they were his neighbours - neigbouring nations [that God called too] such as the - Philistines,  Moabites , Edomites and Amalekites - to mention a few.

Even King David's own son rose up against him : re = Psalm 3:1  A psalm of David. When he fled from his son Absalom. LORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! - David's son is later killed by his own sword.

And we remember king saul [anointed by God but becoming an enemy of King David]

1 Samuel 18:29 and Saul became David's enemy continually.


David says "When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall" Psalm 27:2

Psalm 71:10 For my enemies speak against me; those who wait to kill me conspire together.

These were King David's neighbours.


now see : Psalm 143:12 In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.



                                    THE TABERNACLES OF THE RIGHTEOUS


Firstly lets look at the Old testament and see

Leviticus 26:11 I will put my dwelling place among you, and I will not abhor you.

So here God's dwelling place is among us


John 1:14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Amen, - God with us emmanuel - God is with us.


2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us

Emmanuel - God in us - revealed in us

Exodus 31:1-3 The Lord said to Moses, 2 See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, 3 and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship,

We see the same thing in Nehemiah where God gives natural gifts

This is the indweling of God's Holy Spirit in Jars of clay.  Ezekiel 36:26 - Judges 15:14 - Exodus 31:3-5.

God being Jesus - but yet Jesus being God's Son - the gifts of the Holy Spirit .

See : Ephesians 4:8 This is why it says: "When he ascended on high, he took many captives and gave gifts to his people."


Psalm 68:18

You have ascended on high, You have led captive Your captives; You have received gifts among men.

Acts 2:17 "'In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.

The gifts are three fold - Gifts of the father - Gifts of the Son and Gifts of The Holy Spirit.

Amen  this is the tabernacle of the righteous - God the Father [natural ability given by God] - God the Son [works of service]  and God the Holy Spirit. [Holy Spirit workng in us and out of us]



GOD THE FATHER - GOD THE SON - GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT

1 Corinthians 12: 4-6 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.



                                                             LET'S PRAY


I have fear and I have thanksgiving.

I keep seeing a person praying and the mouth moving - with one image the mouth is moving and there is power - yet in the other there is a mouth moving but nothing coming out...

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Lord God Father in Jesus name, thankyou that you want to lead  me on  the path of my life,  that you have have set for me.

You want me to move on with You - yet how many times have I disabled You !

Let me realise that thanksgiving and praise are part and parcel of my defeating the enemy.

Lord Father God thankyou today for the gifts you have given - now let me enable them.

In my inability let me give you the ability.

In my failure let me make You Victorious and fabulous.

In my fear let me display Your fearless compassion

You who was seen as  weakness - are now the capstone [and those who rejected You - only displayed their own weakness] as you displayed your strength .

Take my onto the next level - as I allow You to do Your Work Father God [in me]

Lord Jesus You are the powerful Word that spoke as the Father set the stars and the planets into motion .

Jesus spoke while You worked to set all things in place while the Holy Spirit administrated all things.

Praise You

In Jesus name Amen



                                                 BATHSHEBA THE TEMPTATION





You see : David saw a UFO - when the kings went out to war...

The UFO was found by David when the kings went to war = 2 Samuel 11:1 - 1 Chronicles 20:1


You see David is/was in a battle [because he was a tabernacle of a righteous Lord] - suddenly out of the blue ! there came a UFO in the form of Bathsheba,

"O I never thought this would happen to me .... I never thought I would/could be tempted in this way ?"

David lost his child due to his actions [ 2 Samuel 12:18  ] - King David allowed the enemy into his life and opened the door for attack]


Now listen David fought and fasted [he was in a battle and would not turn the other cheek]

David had to ask the Holy Spirit to "renew a right Spirit within him"


David was restored . [Only by God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit- Psalm 51:10 you see even then king David saw his place in Christ ....

David's UFO was unseen - He simply did not see it coming

Satan [the devil] wanted to destroy David.... [the enemy wanted to destroy the tabernacle]

                                   

                                    IRRATIONAL FEAR AND UFO's



David was battling the UFO in his life. Now lets look at FEAR ["IF"]

We see an irrational fear [an IF] Irrational Fear =IF - an irrational fear - "WHAT IF ?"

There are so many times when we cannot indentify the UFO in our lives...

[ In other words - "it is an uncertain source to us  and we ask "is it God or satan or me" ]


I am telling you to fight that UFO in your life -  do not turn the other cheek and let the enemy beat you time and time again.

Do not  let  that fear dominate your life [David did'nt]

When all was against  David  - he fought the fight and rose up from the earth like an Eagle.

David rose up like Jesus to continue to live his life - even when all was against him [like Jesus]

The tablenacle of the righteous - do not continue in the old way - but rise up and continue to be restored [back to life]

David had to fight the good fight . and be raised up once more from the miry clay.

You see the message here is to praise God in the valleys of life, that you might be delivered from fear.

Praise will make the enemy [UFO] run for his life

You see the wages of Davids sin were not death for him - a child had to die to make King David free.

Therefore do not let a door open that allows attack in your life - but let Jesus take control.

Let Him be the doorway and not the enemy... David let the enemy into his Tabernacle for a time and thanks be to God and His Grace upon King David. [this is God's Grace]

Hereby God's Grace continued to work in David's life - as he gave his life to God and continued to praise Him [Psalms]

These are the Songs of thankgiving and praise in the bible

Are You   fighting against the UNIDENTIFIED FEAR OBJECT  ?

Why fight against Jesus ? -  let Jesus take the "fear"give it to Jesus !"!NOW

We may not even know where the fear comes from in our lives - but it can cripple us and make us inaffective - for God

You see David was in the wrong place at the wrong time and this battle was far different to the battle he was used too.

David saw this UFO and it was not something he was ready for -" it came out of the blue" here his enemy saw the weakness and attacked "the tabernacle of the Lord"



                                 TABERNACLE OF A RIGHTEOUS PERSON



You see without the storm - the desert will never bloom.

Stop seeing defeat and see victory through the storm.

David did this and saw his life [desert bloom]

Others love to put blame on you  - God does not do that - in fact He puts His tabernacle in you - around you amongst a group  [you]

You can recover and be restored - turn to God and let Him continue to work in you

Let the Son speak into your life so that God can set the planets and stars into place in your life and let the Holy Spirit give you [you] gifts so that you  can Praise God and let the enemy flee

Stop being a child sitting at the table and being unappreciative about the food you are offered [like those in the desert]

Once I thought like a child 1 Corinthians 13:11 grow up and be raised up - NOW IN THIS LIFE.

Be raised up from the place you are in - do not turn the other cheek - His strength is in your action and not in your David sleep.

Wake up - TODAY and let God begin to work now and raise you back up into new life NOW and not some future hope or prospect.

Do not be woken by a great voice that says "LET THERE BE LIGHT" but stay awake and active now - in a Word that speaks now.

Be thankful in praise and use the Psalms of David - now today and be raised back to life - to stand strong

You  are not a child of God because of what you did - but because of what Jesus did and how you react NOW .

David pleaded with God to save the child ....But the child had to die to save David - but it also took more than that, it took David to repent and turn back to God.

David was a tablernacle of a Righteous person - named the Son of God.



                                                    PRAY THIS PRAYER


Lord God and Father God in Jesus Name let my words be Your words.

Let Your Word speak into peoples lives today and speak "LET THERE BE LIGHT"

Let me continue to allow Your work in my life and let Jesus continue to turn His words into action and the Holy Spirit to fill me- as I allow Him.

Thankyou that I can expect a battle and a fight because I am the tabernacle of Jesus -  yet do not let me fall asleep.

If I do - I thankyou that I have the opportunity to praise You in every circumstance 1 Thessalonians 5:18 I may have blows from left or from right - but I have the opportunity to make use of every downfall and take advantage of every situation Ephesians 5:16

Praise God for every downfall and every battle - that I might rise up from the fear and battle.


Let me wake up stronger and let not  the enemy  triumph over me

In Jesus name Amen - Let me rise up




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Mightier than words - Psalm 117


                       Mightier than words - Psalm 117

 

                             The Egyptian Hallel and the Lord's Supper




Psalm 117:1-2 , one of the shortest of the Psalms and a doxoloxy [an end to other psalm's or used at the  end of a service] "a psalm being a song".

Psalm 117,  being part of the group of Psalms - songs called the Hallel Psalms - being used as praise.

Groups of psalms are called Hallels - and this continues  with Psalm 118 and after this begin the next group called  "The Great Hallel"

This particular group of hallels can be named the "Egyptian Hallels" used and sung at passovers and special occasions [as a doxology]

You can associate this with the last supper when using Matthew 26:30 When they had sung a hymn, / Doxology/Psalms/group of] they went out to the Mount of Olives.

                                                 PRAISE JEHOVAH



Here the disciples and God Himself [as a person] sang this song

You  can also sing a new song to the Lord and make your own Psalm [and so the psalms continue to be written]

Lift your hands now and sing a new song to the Lord Jehovah - meaning "only Saviour"

Bring out of the storehouses songs old and new, in Praise, Psalm 96:1 - and specifically Psalm 40:3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORD and put their trust in him.

Or sing the Psalm/song of 117 now to the Lord Jehovah

SING NOW - "Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord."

Lord here  = Jehovah

                                HE PUT A NEW PSALM IN OUR HEARTS


Objective : write a new song/Psalm -  in your heart today and after this study has finished - post it .

Write a Psalm of Praise and continue to write "His-Story" ...still alive today 'IN YOU'


Question = "why should I sing a new song ?"
 
Answer =    





This song is a new Psalm - Jesus put this new song into your heart

You now you have a new life and a new Saviour - so why would you not sing a new song to the Lord of your life - who is Jehovah = Jesus .

And so you see [you] how it is better for you to sing a new song now than to recite that which is past - even though our Lord - recited a Psalm of 117 at the last supper.

He is now risen [doxology] "HE IS RISEN INDEED"

 

                                                                MEDITATE


Meditate on Psalm 117 and consider "the words written" /"spoken"

Go through Psalm 117 bit by bit - starting with Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples.


Is this the "great commission ?"

A message to the gentiles and to heathen nations !

Anyone who might "sing a new song"

Take a portion of this Psalm at a time - re : For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

Recite it and memorize it...

Here, you have God calling out to all nations and peoples - to Praise Him - not just in the past but also in "Your life now - this is about your life now and not about history or the future.



                                            IF YOU HEAR HIS VOICE TODAY



Some are saying "you do not understand what I have been through and you have not lived my life"

God is saying to you - forget the negative and consider the positive.

You see [you] the Holy Spirit will not remind you of your past or condemn you - about your future...

The Hoy Spirit will want to draw you to God and He will want you to praise God today.

I respond to you [you] and say "sing a new song" now today - and think positive [whatever you experience or life]

Consider meditating on this Psalm 117 and consider what it might mean !  today -now - in your life.

Whatever your past history or what you see "as your future" because God is mightier than all of these .

Now consider Psalm 40:2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.

These are not just written words but are "who God is" as Jesus is Jehovah "the one who saves - now"

Jesus is above the written word and above your life.

Sing your own Hallel today as a doxology for your own life.

Of course - just as I am typing today just happens to be "Good Riddance Day" a time in America when you get rid of the past and look to the future.


                                                               ALL NATIONS


Psalm 117 said to Israel that God's  grace and mercy would not to be confined to their nation alone,


He draws all nations to Himself - because of His great love towards them... and His faithfullness endures throughout generations , life is short and generations come and go. [but the Lord endures forever]

The nations were to be his people, but He would call them His  people that were not His people,

And draw you  out - to be separated.

PRAISE THE LORD JEHOVAH !

Who draws  you  out of the miry clay and puts a new psalm in YOUR heart. TODAY.


MERRY CHRISTmas and a  HAPPY NEW LIFE

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