Posted by: dailywordofdestiny | June 22, 2012

Are You Satisfied Where You Are?

FRUIT

Luke 18: 8 asks each of us an important question :  “…When the Son of Man comes, will He find (persistence in ) faith on the earth?” 

 Jesus never answered that question; He just asked and it is left for each of us to ponder.  Suppose Jesus returned today:  Will He still find faith in your heart? 

The final question in this mini series is; will I be made whole?  Look at John 5: 6.  Jesus directs His question to a man  who is afflicted by the spirit of infirmity.  He asked the man, Wilt thou be made whole?”  Will you be made whole?  If you say yes, I would like the Lord to make me whole, do you KNOW that He can do it this very moment?  If, however you are  satisfied with where you are spiritually, emotionally, or physically, you will never progress. When you know that God is calling you to climb higher, then you will dedicate yourself in achieving that position.  You will be more committed and you will increase your time in worship, Bible study, prayer time, and in witnessing to others God’s amazing grace and love.  The Lord will help you in Jesus name.  God is interested in all areas of our “total” life even to the smallest detail.  He is also interested in seeing how well we are doing and He monitors our progress regularly.  

The fruit of the Holy Spirit (the work which His Presence within accomplishes) is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control (Galatians 5: 22).  People recognize us by the quality of FRUIT that is evident in our daily life.  Is your life bearing positive fruits that attract people to the Lord, or fruits that will throw people down to the bottom of hell fire? 

A thousand years in God’s sight is like a passing night.  He has His own arithmetic.  How do you weigh in His balance?  How are you on His spiritual scale right now?  Are you a thermostat Christian or a thermometer Christian?  A thermometer Christian is the type that the environment determines his temperature.  A thermostat Christian will make the environment conform to him and he will not be moved by what is happening around him.  What adjustment has God been asking you to make in your life? 

Rise up today and do what the Lord wants you to do.  Examine and test and evaluate your own selves to see whether you are holding to your faith and showing the proper fruits of it.  Test and prove yourselves (not Christ).  Do you not yourselves realize and know (thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience) that Jesus Christ is in you–unless you are (counterfeits) disapproved on trial and rejected  (2 Corinthians 13: 5).  It is far better to know you are NOT disapproved, on trial, and rejected, in Jesus name.


Responses

  1. Wow, powerful questions!!!

    • Yes Ken; tough questions for those who “hear” what the Spirit is saying. I think many in the body of Christ have hardened hearts and cannot hear; nor do some of them want to. I want my life to be fruitful and full of Holy Spirit FIRE… if the fire is there, dross gets burned out and I will be left as purer gold. I believe you also desire this and aspire to do all that the Lord calls you to do. God bless and keep you going ever forward in your spiritual journey with Christ!

    • Hi Ken; Sent my reply to your comment We can’t save the ones who come across our paths; only pray that our lives reveal Christ’s love to them. If we lift Jesus up…He will draw them. Hope you’re having a good spring/nearly summer in Canada. We get to travel home to Calgary at end of July; I am anxious to see my kids, little Olive, mom & dad. Be blessed and take care. In Faith, Judy


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