Thursday, November 20, 2014

Revenge is really meant as another R word

A NON theologian, NON authority... thoughts:
Mary's Chapel- by K Hitt
The LIVING Word is God's First fruit for us,  especially when applied as the first fruit to the day.  
For this IS a day that the Lord has made, and we may indeed rejoice and be glad in it. 
Beyond any circumstance.
Gods LIVING Word- Godspeed; answers our prayers... for God's word remains in our heart;  Prayerfully to overflowing.
Such hope is in Rom 11:29-36
v29 for God's gifts and His call are irrevocable...
does NOT change His mind
with reference to His call.
God's purpose remains and shall 
be fulfilled-- even in unbelief,
God's GOOD purposes and truths remain, 
and shall overcome.
v.36 For from Him and through Him and To Him are ALL things.
To Him be the glory forever! Amen.
in this hope, pray to apply God's GIFT with His call on this heart in a manor worthy of the gospel of Jesus Chrst.  Praying constantly for focus, ability, details, strokes, motives..... work; God to get done, where i am weak, HE be the strength.
Paint The Trinity, if 'we' are heirs, we therefore also a part of that image... 
then 'we' are a portrait of God too.  Humbling thought God.. yet God the Almighty is from where we come, through whom we come, and are the 'to' where we come-- and indeed our ALL things.
To God be the glory forever and ever.  In Jesus' name the Amen is spoken and it is done.
Romans 12:3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: do NOT think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgement, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.
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12:6 (A) We have different gifts, according to the grace (God has) given us...
(B) If a mans gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his faith.
<><<><<>< noting: Gods balance here-- there is to be NO false modesty that denies the existance of gifts or refuses to use them... in proportion to His faith.
by faith we walk, not by sight.
Faith breaths hope that blankets love.
Faith, hope and love remains and the greatest of these is love.
Romans 12:9-21
Love must be sincere.  Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.  
Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.  Honor one another above yourselves  
Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor serving the Lord.  
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.  
Share with God's people who are in need. Patrice hospitality.
Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. 
Rejoice with those who rejoice, mourn with those who mourn.  
Live in harmony with one another. 
Do NOT be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position.  
Do NOT be conceited.  
Do NOT repay evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. 
If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.  Do NOT take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written;
"It is Mine to avenge; I WILL repay, " says the Lord. 
On the contrary; "If your enemy is hungry, feed him, if he is thirsty, 
give him something to drink.
in doing this you will heap burning coals on his head."
do NOT be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with Good.
noting v.20 instead of trying to take revenge, may bring about their repentance.
May we each never forget that is God's ultimate hope for ALL mankind
NOT ever to destroy- instead to reconcile the world to LOVE.  
God IS love.
reflect that as our call... 

We all hear the truth in our hearts here too that when we read this word here about God revenging our enemy that we let out a silent little cheer.  

The TRUTH here in God's message is the truth underlying God's motive 

-- LOVE -- 

leading to repentance 

as the greatest revenge... 

hold that thought in your heart and press on in it...

Godspeed indeed.
a prayer;
God, thank you for this your word... may it be the focus as seek to press on .  
Guide with it Lord, and may it be the peace-- Godspeed
Entering Hill Country Skies - By K Hitt