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By Jesus' Right Hand, Feb 14 2020 05:39PM

Life situations are only what we make of them. Sad things will happen but we conquer them through Jesus Christ. Are we looking up to Him or are we looking down and watching what our feet our leading us into? Only through Jesus Christ will we be able to rise above the circumstances that are trying to cause us to lose our faith in God. His Word and what Jesus has done for us on the Cross are what leads us into permanent victory! Here are some Scriptures that will help you on your journey:

Trust (Proverbs 3:5-7) Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and depart from evil.

Protection (Psalm 91:9-10) Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge, even the Most High your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, or shall any plague come near your dwelling

Fear – (Isaiah 43:2) When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you.

(2 Timothy 1:7) For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

(Psalm 37:18-19) The blameless spend their days under the Lord’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever. In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.

Worry - (Philippians 4:6) Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Thoughts - (Philippians 4:8) Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

Promise for the Redeemed(Isaiah chapter 35) This chapter talks about the promises for those who are redeemed by Jesus Christ.

By Jesus' Right Hand, Jun 30 2019 01:41AM

This is the day that the Lord has made and I will rejoice and be glad in it! After a week of some physical trials, I admit I didn’t always walk in the victory that was mine through Jesus Christ my Lord. I knew I had the victory and that He relieved me of that burden on the cross. Isaiah 53:5 tells us “He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” I finally got on top of it when I cleared my mind of the negative thoughts and began to focus on the good thoughts. Philippians 4:8: “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” The circumstances began to turn around and what followed was a tremendous healing, and all the glory belongs to Him! I could not forgive myself for failing to operate according to HIS instructions. However, I repented as we are called to do as in 1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” Sometimes we are harder on ourselves instead of trusting God with our sins. He said He cleanses us from all unrighteousness if we just bring it to Him. God will never walk away from us. However it is our choice whether we walk away or stand in faith. He created us. We are His kids. Colossians 1:16 tells us, “For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.” After repenting to God, our faith that should go to work and believe God is not up there ready to lower the boom on us for what we’ve done. His mercy and grace are new every morning. Mercy is God not giving us what we deserve because we have failed somewhere along the line and grace means God’s unmerited favor which gives us what we don’t deserve. Oh, what an awesome God we serve! Sometimes we forget how He has already covered those things by His grace and mercy. Grace and mercy are new every morning to those that will believe and receive it. Oh, that we could walk in that kind of forgiveness! Can you see how gracious and loving God is because He loves us? It doesn’t matter what mistakes we make and it doesn’t depend on whether they are big or small. He forgives all of them as long as we confess them to Him. He has us covered if we will just listen for His direction. Oh that we could be that forgiving with others that have hurt us! If you have made some mistakes and you are having trouble forgiving yourself or others, remember that God forgives every sin if we will just confess them to Him. He loves us no matter what mistakes we make. He will not forsake His creation. Remember that Grace and Mercy are new every morning. Don’t go into a new day being burdened down with the mistakes or trials you had yesterday. Just go to Him, confess, repent and truly mean it. “In repentance and rest is our salvation and in quietness and trust is our strength.” (Isaiah 30:15 NIV) God wants a relationship with us. That means telling all of it to Him. He already knows it but He created us to have fellowship with and communication with Him. He needs us to talk with Him even though He already knows it all. Find a quiet place where you will not be interrupted and pour out your heart to Him out loud. You will be surprised how much closer you feel to God. He knows it all before we even speak. However sharing with God releases so much within us. Remember, Ephesians 3:20 tells us, “God is able to do above and beyond that we think or imagine by the power that is works in us.” Learn His Word and find a verse you can repeat often that brings victory such as John 16:33. “These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace, but in the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” Have a great week knowing that you are so loved and cared for by an awesome God who yearns for your company and has made every preparation for you to live in victory. Hallelujah! Praise His Holy Name!

By Jesus' Right Hand, Jun 5 2019 06:23PM

I was searching for what had brought me to the feeling of defeat this day. The enemy takes every opportunity to cause us to get off track with our Lord. Sometimes our dreams and visions seem so distant and we weary of the wait. The feeling of defeat sets in before we realize what is happening sometimes. I then came to understand that what I was hearing was not encouraging, but condemning thoughts. Some thoughts want to bring us to doubt and confusion and feeling inadequate for the task that is set before us; such as this is too big for me. God tells us to think on those things; things that are true, honest, just, pure, lovely and of good report (Philippians 4:8). God says we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us in Philippians 4:13. We cannot do it of our own abilities but by HIS Spirit (Zechariah 4:6). A door opened for the enemy when I voiced that this struggle was too big for me. The enemy of our souls hears the negative and it is as if he voices that that’s what he wanted to hear; that is he says the door is open by her words, let’s make it happen. The goal is to make us feel unworthy and incapable of the task set before us. In Proverbs 18:21 it says death and life are in the power of the tongue. Many times it is what we say that gets us in a difficult situation. Satan does not have control of us as Christians, unless we give it to him by speaking negative things. However He works overtime it seems, to keep us in doubt and fear at times. In Romans 8:31 it says “ if God be for us, who can be against us." We need to keep the Word of God ever before us. God said in Numbers 23:19 that He is not a man that HE should lie, He will do what He said HE would do. He also says in 2 Peter 1:3-4 He has given us everything we need for life and Godliness through His Precious promises. If God called us to it, He has equipped us to do it. He loves us all unconditionally. He is always there for us. If we call out to HIM, we will find HIM. It is a matter of faith that we can hang on when it seems impossible. Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). Oh yes we can do it through Jesus Christ our Lord. Yes we can! Our work for Him is not finished or we would be home with HIM. When I wake up in the morning I just thank Him and know He is not finished with me yet. Praise the Lord that makes me know my destiny is not complete yet. There is much to do in this world, however, it can only happen through prayer, trust and faith in Him to do it. Proverbs 3:5-7 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. I remember at one of our prayer meetings we were seeking an encouraging Word from our Lord. We all felt the answer in our hearts and confirmation when we all heard it. "I am not asking you to do it, I am asking that you believe that I can do it.” Our faith is in Him and not in ourselves. As we search the scriptures for answers to our trials we get built up and ready to push on to HIS call for the day. What wonderful promises HE has given us through HIS Word. They do work if we will just believe by faith that HIS Word is truth and not a lie. What an awesome God we serve and HE loves us unconditionally. We do not have to perform for Him. It is what we think and how we love and care for others that matters (Matthew 25:31-46). Praise God for all He has done for us at the Cross of Jesus Christ our Lord!

By Jesus' Right Hand, May 7 2019 02:02PM

I was moved by the Spirit of the Lord some time ago about our thoughts and how they determine our life each day. There is a Scripture in Proverbs 23:7 that says “…so as a man thinks in his heart so is he”. Our thoughts determine our day. It even prevents a restful sleep if they are anxious thoughts. Our mind seems to be constantly moving. We are trying to learn how to turn our minds to God’s way of doing and thinking. Philippians 4:8 tells us, “Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things” We understand that if we get our eyes on the cares of this world and not on God’s ways we will be consumed with the evils of this world and soon fall into fear, worry and depression.

There are certainly enough of the terrible things always laid before us, whether by the news or just around us wherever we look. These types of thoughts do not come from God. They come from the enemy of our souls whose job is to keep us so wrapped up in fear that we cannot see what is the power of love and of a sound mind. If God says it in the Bible then it is so. We have the power to control what we think and what is stored away in our hearts. We tell others when all that happens to look up instead of having our heads down with oppression and depression. God always finds a way out for us. He did not leave us without a battle plan. It all depends on us and if we choose to focus in on the good thoughts. It takes faith to believe in the victory through Jesus Christ, even if we don’t see it right away. Hebrews 1:1 tells us that “Faith is substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” We just have to continue to believe HIS Word. God wrote the Bible through inspired writers. He said I am not a man that I should lie I will do what I said I would do. Again this believing on the things we do not see but know if God said it will come in HIS timing and not ours.

It’s a struggle sometimes to think about our lives according to the Bible, which is God’s will for our lives. That’s because the enemy of our souls wants to take control away from God. If we have asked Jesus in our hearts He says “He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” (1 John 4:4) This is the truth of our heavenly Father, however we have to believe by faith we are overcomers. It is not always easy to push through the negative, It is worth the fight to let satan know we will continue to trust God with all our heart. Are you a negative thinker and can’t get past that no matter what the Bible says? Maybe you are not spending enough time with Him. We all need to develop a strong relationship with Him. He sees and knows everything about us. God wants us to talk to Him and be honest with Him even if He already knows everything about us. The more we are seeking His will the stronger we will be in Christ Jesus our Lord. Watch things change as we let God know our hearts and minds by speaking them audibly to Him. Every day we need to submit our body, soul and spirit to Him. If we do not give our agenda to the Holy Spirit we may end up having a difficult time. The Holy Spirit wants us to hand everything over to HIM for His agenda and not ours. If we will do it is amazing how our thoughts and our daily agenda change and become very easy beyond what we could do on our own. It has been proven over and over again by those that have been called to a ministry such as Jesus’ Right Hand. Give it a try. It is worth it all to be able to break through all negative and into the positive. Ask God to help you and read Matthew 7:7 and Ephesians 3:20. There is always an answer to everything in HIS Word. Have great days ahead because of your desire to do it HIS way. He loves you all and that will never change. Looking for good thoughts will bring us to our agenda for Christ!

By Jesus' Right Hand, Jan 2 2019 02:02AM

As I look out my office window there is snow on the ground and it is very cold. Yet I’m very warm in a peaceful and quiet house. I feel that this is an analogy to allow me to see this 2019 New Year that starts today and what may be ahead. I am feeling by the encouragement in His Word that some of our long awaited prayers will be manifested in this year. I see comfort and peace for His children as we face a stormy and evil world. We see hidden things being revealed. We see some that are weary of the battle giving up. We see others walking away because of the evil that seems to want to penetrate God’s people. The greatest hope is in His Word if we will read AND BELIEVE IT. We need to make sure we have asked Jesus into our hearts to help us to understand the spiritual side of everything that comes our way. This is called discernment. Only through Jesus in our hearts can reveal the truth in all things. Proverbs 3:5-7 tells us we need to love no matter the cost. Read 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. We need to look at the promises in His Word that tells us He has already given us everything we need for life and godliness. In 2 Peter 3:3-4 God warns us of places to stay away from and places we need to draw near to. We need to be around those who build us up and encourage us through His Word. No matter what evil we hear or see there is always encouragement in HIS WORD. He has promised safety in bad times. (Psalm 37:19 and all of Psalm 91). If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8:31) He said He will never leave us or forsake us (Hebrews 13: 5-8). These are encouraging words from the Lord that were made possible because of the price Jesus paid on the cross for us. Do a search on encouragement from the Lord in bad times. Yes, 2019 will be seen as very evil things taking place. There is a place of safety through Jesus Christ our Lord. Call on the Holy Spirit (one part of the Trinity) when you pray and ask for the peace and comfort. The Holy Spirit was sent to bring us comfort if we will just ask. He desires for us to go to the place of shelter when evil or unkind things come our way. Remember He has given everything we need to overcome the worldly things that are not so good. These are powerful words from Him. This is how to face the good and sometimes not so good things that present themselves to us. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. (John 16:33) God has told you these things that you will have peace. In this world you will have trouble but fear not for He has already overcome the world. Do you believe it? It only works if you believe His precious and powerful Word, otherwise they are just pages in a book that have no power. I am feeling this is a year for faith to grow in us like we have never known. Hebrews 11:1 tells us that faith is the substance of what we hope for and the evidence of things not seen. Do not let anyone steal your purpose or destiny on this earth! Remember it’s not over until it is over. The very fact that we awake to see a new day means God is not through with us yet. Praise His Holy Name! Have a great year that is ahead of you. We are what we choose to spend our time thinking about; either His ways and delivering Word or the evil we see in this world. May God bless you and keep you and make His face to shine upon you and give you peace. Be a light for Jesus and watch what God will do for His Kingdom workers through Him. We are here to win souls for Jesus. Start praising Him in all things and watch what will begin to happen for His glory!

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