FISHING “WORTH CONSIDERING” 2/13/21 From Ken Smith<><
I know that there are many who say well if God want’s them HE can save them but I have to be about making my daisy chain and feeding the stray cats & mongoose. Who! Me! My brothers keeper, not my job. But Our Great Creator has invited us to partner with HIM in HIS vision for creating a family in HIS own Image and Likeness. So the invitation has been sent to and through everyone who has the faith to believe it. One of the last verses in the Bible for Jesus tells us this.
The [Holy] Spirit and the bride (the church, the true Christians) say, Come! And let him who is listening say, Come! And let everyone come who is thirsty [who is painfully conscious of his need [d] of those things by which the soul is refreshed, supported, and strengthened]; and whoever [earnestly] desires to do it, let him come, take, appropriate, and drink the water of Life without cost. Rev. 22:17. And what are they invited to:
3 Then I heard a mighty voice from the throne and I perceived its distinct words, saying, See! The abode of God is with men, and He will live (encamp, tent) among them; and they shall be His people, and God shall personally be with them and be their God. 4 God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither shall there be anguish (sorrow and mourning) nor grief nor pain any more, for the old conditions and the former order of things have passed away. 5 And He Who is seated on the throne said, See! I make all things new. Also He said, Record this, for these sayings are faithful (accurate, incorruptible, and trustworthy) and true (genuine). 6 And He [further] said to me, It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I [Myself] will give water without price from the fountain (springs) of the water of Life. 7 He who is victorious shall inherit all these things, and I will be God to him and he shall be My son. Rev. 21:3 You should deeply study Rev. 19-22 as it is in believing the great and precious promises that we grow into becoming like Jesus.
How shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed and keeping watch [on himself] according to Your word [conforming his life to it]. 10 With my whole heart have I sought You, inquiring for and of You and yearning for You; Oh, let me not wander or step aside [either in ignorance or willfully] from Your commandments. 11 Your word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against You. 12 Blessed are You, O Lord; teach me Your statutes. Psalm 119:9-12. So really our decision to become obedient to Christ Jesus as LORD is the beginning of the changes that we need to become like HIM and to be made ready to live in HIS Kingdom..
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There is but one Church of Christ Jesus as LORD
and all who Love, Honor and Obey HIM are eternal member.
Yeshua (Jesus) told His disciples to go into the deep waters and let down their nets for fish. When they did, their nets were filled up with fish to the point of breaking. Being fishermen and businessmen, they may have been tempted to start doing business. I mean, think how much they could make! But God had a different purpose. The disciples’ occupation as fishermen was just a vehicle for God to demonstrate His great power and love. He wasn’t blessing them with fish so that they would get excited about fishing — He was blessing them with fish so that they could get their eyes off their fishing and on to the greater call He had for them! Thankfully, they left the fishing business and went off with the Lord to do great and mighty things. Let’s make sure we’re not wrapped up in the fishing. We seek the Lord for His blessings, prosperity, and success. But true discipleship is focusing not on the blessings of the Lord, but on the Lord of the blessings!
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