(KJV.) ACTS 18:9-11
(9) Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace:
(10) For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have many people in this city.
(11) And he continued there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.
THE LORD BE WITH YOU!
Brethren rejoice ye servants of the Lord! For Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior is with you! Be not afraid of foes, but take care of your works cheerfully, diligently, be faithful, continue to preach the gospel into hearts of humanity; regardless of hindrances, obstacles, and sufferings of present times, cast away earthly fleshly distractions, focus on eternal inheritances, everlasting peace, joy awaiting dedicated servants, who persevere into final destinations of life.
From generations to generations, human nature remained the same; King Solomon, said; The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be: and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. (Eccles. 1:9); therefore, let us not be surprised at negative behaviors of this twenty-first century; what do we do from this point, to reflect positive changes in the world of negatives? this is a point to ponder on!
We have choices to reflect upon, how godly people from past generations resolved issues, obtained mercies of our Father, overcame predicaments; refer to book of Jonah chapter 3: turned negative situations around for good through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, or continue to resolve issues with human intellect, conceptual understandings, face oppositions, suffer consequences; however, Jesus died on the cross, granted peace everlasting to humanity, therefore, let us immerse our souls into his peaceful rivers, remain calm in the midst of devastating times, continue to have faith in him forevermore.
It does not really matter which generation we find ourselves living, ethnicities, genders, skin colors, humanity, in general, opposes, influences, interacts positively or negatively towards one another; agree or disagree with perceptions to the distraught peacefulness of this world; questions we need to ask ourselves are; what are we trying to prove in this world? What are we doing to ourselves? If we are sojourners in this world, someday, will answer the call of Jesus Christ to come to final rest in him; with that in mind, why do we strive, disagree, argue, fight among ourselves? why can't we live in unity, reason with one another as brothers and sisters of the same Father, live peaceably with all men? serve one another wholeheartedly, love one another as ourselves, put the enemy of our souls to shame forever? Let us not be afraid in this world, but be bold and brave Christians, make rightful choices of life.
Dearly beloved, as chosen people of Jesus Christ, let us not be afraid of persecutions of this present times, give up on our assignments, continue to minister the gospel of peace into hearts of humanity; relate messages from Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit as we receive unto humanity; and strain them not, to speak only desirable messages, keep undesirables; if we are oracles of the Holy Spirit, let us not be afraid to minister truthfulness of his words unto humanity, lighten up pathways of souls with gospel of peace, lead them into eternal lives: He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death. (Revel. 2:11). Amen and Amen!
QUOTE OF THE DAY:
(KJV.) Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also in Rome.