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God First; Actions Second!

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“Then Joshua built an altar to the Lord God of Israel on Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded the children of Israel. As is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, it was “an altar of uncut stones not shaped by iron tools.” They ­sacrificed burnt offerings to the Lord on it, as well as peace offerings.” Joshua 8:30-31 MEV

Joshua obeyed the direction of God through Moses. Before going to any war, he sacrificed to God as he understood that his victory came from God and not his strength and ability.

“So Joshua went up from Gilgal, he and all the people of war with him, and all the mighty men of valor. The Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them, for I have given them into your hand. Not a single man can stand before you.” Joshua 10:7-8 MEV

When a person decides to obey God’s word, there’s a war that occurs within their mind against their flesh, emotions, the devil; a war that we must win by obeying God, not matter how we feel.

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If we don’t fight against a problem in life, it will get stronger! 

“On the day the Lord gave over the Am­orites to the children of Israel, Joshua spoke to the Lord and said in full view of Israel: “Sun, stand still over Gibeon; and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.” So the sun stood still, and the moon stood in place until the people brought vengeance on their enemies. Is this not written in the book of Jashar? The sun stood still in the middle of the sky and did not set for about a full day.” Joshua 10:12-13 MEV

Joshua didn’t accept to allow the night to come and for his enemies to flee (with the possibility of them coming back stronger). So he used his faith to make the impossible, possible; a faith he could only have the courage to use before God because of his voluntary sacrifice to God.

Let’s use our faith: commit our works to God first and take actions second.

Commit your works to the Lordand your thoughts will be establishedProverbs 16:3 MEV

May God give you the strength to apply His Word in your life daily.

Here are some more posts: The Holy Spirit vs The spirit Of The World – Part 1 || The Power Is Yours || The DNA Of The Holy Spirit || How To Prove That God Isn’t Dead || God’s Instructions For Success In 2015 || A Professional Christian || A Christian’s Conduct

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How To Be A Blessed Person

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Hello Reader =D I Bet Your Wonder What Amazing Advice I Have For U To Become A Blessed Person, Init? Well, Read On…

I was meditating on the book of Psalms, and while going through Psalm 1 and 2, so clearly, so plainly and blatantly, we are taught how to be a blessed person.

In Psalms 1, verse 1 tells us the first attribute of a blessed person, which is:

  • A blessed person does not take advice & keep counsel (or in modern terms, mingle and indulge) with those who consciously live in sin.

Now, before the super righteous start to criticize and say, “but Jesus was amongst sinners”, yes this is very true and as a Christian it is our duty to be amongst sinners to preach the Gospel, but of course, the Lord Jesus did not get involved with the sinful act they were doing.

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Verse 2 give us the next point on how to be a blessed person:

  • A blessed person meditates on the Word of God (the Bible) day and night.

Everyday, we have to read, and in this day and age, people spend a lot of time read up on their social media outlets, gossip, news sports etc… However, how many Christians and even believers are guilty of not meditating on their Bible daily? I will put my hand up and even say that I have been guilty of this.

Reading about sports, people’s statuses and tweets were more of a priority to me in the past and is to many people nowadays. By not prioritizing the Word of God, we are excluding ourselves from being blessed people, because the more you know the Word of God, the more you’ll know and understand God, also you’ll be more equip to overcome the devil, problems, setbacks, temptations and injustices daily.

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And finally, Psalm 2, verse 12 tells us that:

  • A blessed person is the one who trusts in God

Easier said than done of course, but if you ask anyone who has seen God’s power in their life, and experience the impossible, they will all tell you that they had to put trust in God for them to receive their answer, especially when trails, persecutions and tribulations came.

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And there you have it, now will you decide to be a blessed person or ignore the direction?

I Hope Not. God Bless

Check out these posts if you have time: The Bible || How To Be Blessed In The Open || The Two Types Of Faith || Comprehension & Wisdom || Focus || Taking Care Of Our Conscience || A Covenant