Can we give thanks in all things and give thanks for all things? Even in the situation we all find ourselves in today both personal and national even on a world wide scale? We may not be able to give thanks because of the magnitude of the negativity we are bombarded with by the enemy of truth. But Jesus is carrying us and within His Faith that He shares with us there is an ability to simply give thanks for all that is happening.
God the Great God shall not fail. He never has and He never will fail.
You are His spoken Word in your form —God is always speaking you into existence as dear Brother Daniel Yordy teaches. You are the exact physical expression of God. And God says of His Word—
Isa 55:11 So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth;
It shall not return to Me void,
But it shall accomplish what I please,
And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
12 “For you shall go out with joy,
And be led out with peace;
His word does not fail — and you are joined with the Word and filled with word. Your very life is WORD!! His Word. And His word shall prosper and His word shall go forth!!
What looks like failure is simply our ignorant blind point of view. To us it seems like He has failed…..but to God there is no failure at all….EVER!
So we must give thanks to be in agreement with Him who is holding us tightly in the storm.
Remember that this One we are talking about has a habit of sleeping during storms! He also sends those He loves out onto the lake knowing that a storm is approaching. God shows Himself strong ONLY TO THE WEAK……Is that you today?
Are you weak in knowledge and understanding? Do not fret about it because the One carrying you is not!
Are you frail and afraid of what might happen? Fear Not For Jesus is in your boat keeping you afloat!!
Today as the Beast threatens everything we have thought was important WE CAN GIVE THANKS TO FATHER GOD…because He is causing that same Beast to FULFILL HIS PURPOSE.
THE HARLOT DESTROYED
Rev 17:12 “The ten horns which you saw are ten kings who have received no kingdom as yet, but they receive authority for one hour as kings with the beast. 13 These are of one mind, and they will give their power and authority to the beast. 14 These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who are with Him are called, chosen, and faithful.”
15 Then he said to me, “The waters which you saw, where the harlot sits, are peoples, multitudes, nations, and tongues. 16 And the ten horns which you saw on the beast, these will hate the harlot, make her desolate and naked, eat her flesh and burn her with fire. 17 For God has put it into their hearts to fulfill His purpose, to be of one mind, and to give their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled. 18 And the woman whom you saw is that great city which reigns over the kings of the earth.”
Now I am not going to point to the Roman church as being the Harlot….It is much more pervasive than that.
There is a Harlot and there is a Bride
Just as I wrote yesterday in my brief style…There are two God’s and there two Yerusahalayim – -The ‘im’ signifies plural. The Jerusalem above is free…but the Jerusalem below is in bondage with her children. Gal 4:21-26 To align with one Jerusalem is to set yourself against the other. There is the god of Mammon and the God of provision -Jehovah Jireh. To trust in Mammon is to oppose God. To fully trust in God pits you against Mammon.
And so there is a Harlot in the earth and there is a Bride.
In John’s writings above we see that the woman John saw in his vision was a Harlot. God puts it into the hearts of the 10 kings to hate the harlot and to make her desolate and naked, to eat her flesh and burn her with fire. Being desolate and naked is judgment. The outer covering of gorgeous robes and jewels hides what is going on within. Those with Jesus are the called, the faithful and the chosen. These follow the Lamb wherever He goes and they are virgins.(Rev 14:4) Thus they are His Bride.
The Beast with his ten kings are all in unison and are of one mind ( Ten is the number of judgement in Scripture) to make war with the Lamb of God and with the true Bride of Christ….and they are defeated. But in the process of making war with the Lamb of God and His bride–the harlot is revealed for who she has always been and she is destroyed!
The purpose of God is that each believer would become a chaste virgin of Jesus Christ –and not a wanton harlot. This current war being perpetrated by the Beast and all those kings of one mind with him is by God’s design in that he has put it into their hearts to hate the harlot and to be His instrument to set people free from her wanton ways.
2Cor11:2 For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. 3 But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. 4 For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted—you may well put up with it!
Paul laboured that Christ may be formed inside the believers he loved and taught. His gospel of Christ within -the hope of glory -was to present every one perfect in Christ. (Gal 4:19; Col 1:27-29) The perfection is that as His bride you are the very reflection and image of Jesus Christ in your human form. As He is-so are you in this world…NOW!! (1John 4:17) Paul said he betrothed them to one husband….
The only husband we want is Jesus…but there is another husband just as there are two women—a harlot and a bride. The old husband is the Old Covenant….The new husband is the Grace filled New Covenant. The old husband is abusive…He tells us to be perfect and does not lift a finger to help us. The New husband says because you are one with Me you are already perfect. The old husband says you will be clean one day if you can perfect your obedience. The New says ‘In your weakness I am your strength’.
The Harlot is a victim of the abusive husband —she needs to be set free and to come to rest inside of the loving grace and total acceptance of Jesus Christ. Jesus loves all of us…and He will set all of us free into His grace IF WE LET HIM.
The current pressures and war from the Beast is and will cause the whole world of the harlot to shatter. The outer performance and the outer transient rewards for that performance are being threatened. The words of Jesus sift us. Will we allow His word to separate and divide all that is the harlot out from what is the chaste virgin. In reality God has already made you a chaste virgin–pure as snow. But in our minds corruption lingers and sullies our wedding dress…For if we imagine ourselves to be falling short and far from God we have fallen from grace and have listened to the accuser telling us to try harder not to sin.
Paul was concerned that the false Jesus being preached around Corinth would seduce his young brides(male and female) away from the pure, perfected saints that God had made them through grace alone.
The harlot is a harlot because she is in an abusive relationship. To change a harlot one must get them away from their pimp and into a healthy relationship with one who loves them unconditionally. Jesus is that one. Jesus gives us a new identity -BRIDE OF CHRIST–PURE-HOLY-BELOVED OF GOD-CLEANSED-RIGHTEOUS-LOVE-PEACE-BLESSED-ACCEPTED- WHOLE.
The war that is going on now is that abusive husband abusing his harlots. They cannot say NO..to him for fear of him and what he might do to them. After all they reason that if they continue in the abusive relationship the Beast will continue to give them little trinkets and privileges. Just like a Meth addict who grows visibly worse and worse looking like a drugged out prostitute abused by her clients. The Harlot wants to be free!!! But she cannot get free.
The only way to get free is to say NO TO HER HUSBAND and to come to Jesus.
Say no to all that the Beast is offering—and then say YES JESUS I RECEIVE YOU INTO MY HEART!!
This war can end well for the believer. The harlot who trusts in outward performance and hides behind a religious facade can know freedom through accepting Jesus as the ONLY garment they wear and the One who fills them full with His purity and holiness.
We may have been a religious harlot all our Christian experience —do not let that be something that stops you from coming to Him now. Today is the day of salvation–Now is the appointed time. We can come to Him throwing off our outer garment of shame and hypocrisy…and embrace Him as our only life within…
We can grow in grace even at this late stage and come to see ourselves as He sees us.
Perfect in every way!!
UPDATE 0632 HRS WST 30TH NOVEMBER 2021
I went to godskingdom.org and read the following….some 9 hours after posting the above article.
Please read !!