In His death, we have found Life

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I’ve lived my life trying to pile up the choices.
Must I work for all the money I can possess?
Should I seek for myself until my life is a success?
Can I find fulfillment in loving more than two fiances?

No! Woe to all of it! For I have died to all these temporary pleasures.
Money has no power over His sweet and loving Word.
Glory has nothing to do with my identity for I am under His sword.
Women are no longer an instrument for they also belong to our Lord.

It is by dying to ourselves that we will find Life.
It is when greed, pride, and lust are conquered because of His stripes.
It is when He finally comes in for our tears to be wiped
and finally tell us:
Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master!“.

An Epistle to the Lost

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Greetings, this letter is from Peter Paul, a bond-servant of the Lord Jesus Christ. I have been impressed by the Spirit of God to urge those who have fallen away from the faith. May God the Father and His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, give you strength, endurance, and perseverance.

To my dearest brothers and sisters in Christ who have ceased fighting the fight, stopped running the race, and lost the faith: I have always been praying for all of you. I may not understand the whole situation of why you have turned your back from Him and have strayed away from His Word but I am here to tell you that the Lord is asking you to go back so you may know that His love and holiness is the only way for your lives to have the true purpose we all seek. As the Lord Jesus have said:

“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”

My brothers and sisters, until when will you let the thief steal the truth from you? Has he fooled a lot of you to think that happiness and peace is found in this world? Let the devil be rebuked in the name of the Lord Jesus as I tell you these: No such thing in this world will give you the life you seek. You won’t find the life you’re seeking from the ones who give you love– as they themselves, along with us, are flawed by the iniquity caused by satan. Nor can you find it from the places you travel to– as those are only self-seeking experiences to know more about one’s self not knowing that the purpose of life is to know one’s identity in the Lord Jesus and to spread the true love He has provided through His sacrifice.

I encourage you my brethren that you stop letting satan fool you by leading you to the paradox of temporary self-satisfaction as they do not bring you eternal life nor does it give long-lasting fulfillment. I beseech you that you do not wait until the Lord Jesus spits you out of His mouth. For He knows whether you are hot or cold and you yourselves know that you are neither of the two, for you have become lukewarm. And you all know from the Scriptures that the Lord Jesus vomits out lukewarm faith for He considers it useless. Though the Lord is a loving God, consider that He is also Holy and He does not let His people remain unchanged. The Lord your God will change you for your own good because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father disciplines the son he delights in. As the scriptures say:

“Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.”

The Lord Himself is our Father who corrects us despite our stubbornness. He will continue to pursue you until you yourselves are convicted that you have sinned against Him and need to go back to Him. I plead you to again take to heart the Good News you have first heard when you accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as your Savior:

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”
Everyone, including you and me, deserves eternal damnation but because of the graciousness of the Father:
“For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit.”
I beg you that you go back, not for my sake rather for your own sake. As He is the Judge who will return for us and I beg you that you repent of your sins and start living for the Savior who has covered you by His blood. Do not take this lightly as I am very concerned for your souls. The Lord knows how tired you are by your endless search for filling the void in your hearts with the lies of the thief. Turn away from the thief and return to the love of your Savior and accept that apart from Him, you can do nothing. Your good works can never save you! So I ask of you to accept the Lord Jesus by faith alone as your only Savior. Lastly, test yourselves if you are truly in the faith:

“The Lord Jesus is coming back for you!”

If this scares you, repent and accept the gospel. If this enlightens you, press on towards maturity that the Holy Spirit provides. With these, I end my epistle and may you take this question with you:

“Am I sure that I am going to heaven?”

May the Lord be with your Spirit and may His grace be with all of you.

Author’s Note: The epistle may have spoken to you but what bothered me most is that this epistle spoke so strongly to me. I have become lukewarm in my walk with the Lord Jesus and I have lost my way without me even knowing it. Yet I still praise God because the blessing itself is seen in this wonderful conviction knowing that the Lord disciplines those He loves and I know that I have full confidence that I am one of those He loves, are you one of those He love as well?

Phone Message Breakup

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He never got the chance to plead when she decided to end it.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to tell her that he won’t give up.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to beg her for another chance.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to say he is still madly in love with her.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to make her read his love letters begging her to fight.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to see her eye to eye and tell her “I love you, goodbye”.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the peace he desired when it all kept ringing in his head:
Many ways she could’ve ended it but this lady chose to do it by a phone message!
He was in pain and agony, its as if a sharp nail slowly pierced his heart.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
He never got the chance to atone for all the wrong he’s done to her.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.
On the other hand, he always had the chance to ask a god to have her back.
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message.

As time went by carrying the pain and agony, he found a message:
“I chose to be in pain and agony when sharp nails pierced my hands to atone for your wrongdoings.”
He never got to understand this before but it has all become clear and no longer:
Many ways a lady could’ve ended it but she chose to do it by a phone message“.
He never experienced this before that such peace dwelt within him it made him sing:
Many ways God could’ve ended me but He chose to save me instead by His Son’s message.”

The Magnificence of our Messiah

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Our Messiah…

He is the Almighty eternal God.
He is powerful above everyone.
He is perfectly good in all He does.

Descended on this earth for men to have a Life to follow
and at the same time: to die for us, so we can truly follow.

What can men do in comparison to Him? Apart from Him, we are nothing!
He is the Lord of all and King of the Heavenly Kingdom.
He is above all dominion and power.
He is seated at the right hand of our glorious Father.

Such omnipotence that He even has control over the very air we breathe.
Such omnipresence that He sees the very core of our hearts and its intentions.
Such omniscience that He has complete knowledge of the complexity of how all men think.

And yet though He was in the form of God.
Though He created the very mouth we use to curse Him.
Though He gave us love without asking to us to love Him back.
Though He made us in His image which we use for own pleasure.

Despite all these divinities…

He humbled Himself by taking up the form of man’s flesh.
Having been merged with an earthly body.
Submitting to His Father when He carried the cross
as it shows that The Highest King will choose to die a criminal’s death
for a people who never wanted Him first.

Though He need not taste death for us.
Though He need not experience temptation of the flesh.
And He never deserved a criminal’s death

But because of His mercy and grace and love for you.
He laid all of Himself.
He lived the way we should’ve lived
He died the death we should’ve died
For the sole purpose of proving His gracious love which is now available for you

… even though He need not prove Himself to you at all.

Amen.

Seek, Know, and Hear

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Seek the whisper of the Master
in world where shouting is a norm.
Get to know the Truth about Life
in world where illusion is a truth.
Once you hear Him, Live in holiness
in a world where people will die for happiness.

John 14:6 [English Standard Version]
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

of Two Strong Desires

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The lust speaks:

“Can I really seek?
A god so sick!”

“Let me instead have fun with myself or a chick
so I may feel fulfilled for the rest of the week!”


The Love who spoke:

“For your sake, I have proclaimed:
‘You may now seek
Even if you are sick.’”

“I died for I am jealous for that chick
and I lived so you can fight temptation even if you are weak”
“of two strong desires, which will you take?
For lust is but of flesh and images.
But My love is eternal and it is far beyond imagination.”
“Remember that I am a jealous God for I created you to be mine and that same lady you lusted for is also mine. And the very mind you use to imagine such things is also mine. And I created both of you so you may enjoy Me and be satisfied in Me alone.”

Of God and His poet

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He is no delusion
Nor mere empty religion.
His presence has more documentation
Than that of their so called evolution.
Jesus, the Son of God’s incarnation
none of Him is or will ever be an illusion.

His story has an explanation
even before the reformation:
Mankind has sinned, it is our dangerous infection
that will lead us to hell, our eternal damnation.
But He who knew no sin carried our condemnation
By the means of Rome’s brutal crucifixion.
After three days, he showed us His resurrection.
“He is risen!” said by those of the salvation.
He brought us near to God in reconciliation
And because of these we are now part of His justification.

Raising my hands in adoration,
I cry out tears of joy knowing I am now in Your possession.
Persecution may come but it cannot remove my election.
Though it hurts I will desire Your sanctification!
And till the end I shall plead in tears for the saints’ glorification!
And once we’re with Him, let us worship and enjoy in the culmination.

-Celebrating two years as a follower of the King of kings and Lord of lords, Jesus the Messiah.