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!“.

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.

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.

The romance I no longer share and His Lasting Love that I love to speak of

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My romance:

A rose I gave.
The scarlet color faded in time.
Petals meant for the lady I held dear.
Died in vain and only she has seen.

His lasting love:
He rose from the grave.
His scarlet blood lasts as His lifetime.
No petals.. Yet meant for everyone He holds dear.
Died for us so we can finally see.
Love of the created or the Creator?

Which of the two will you choose?
The cross or your loss?


John 11:25 [ESV]

25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,

 

A Letter to the King of kings and Lord of lords

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A Letter to the King of kings and Lord of lords.
From the saint who has been redeemed by His infinite grace.

My Lord and my God. You possess all knowledge.
You created me even though You knew I could never know You
You gave me everything even though You knew I will never be satisfied
You waited patiently for me even though Your creation was my focus
You saved me even though You knew I would be disobedient

I was broken and I blamed You. Yet You still took care of me.
I was lost in my despair. Yet You chose to provide me a path to You.
I was unloving. Yet You gave me love.
I was boastful. Yet You served me.

How can this be, God?
That You would take my place for me.
That You would carry my shame on the cross.
That You would send Yourself to live with us only for You to die.
That You would choose the redemption of ungodly people rather than Your divine throne.

What kind of love is this?
Redeeming us from our iniquities.
Reminding us of Your loving promises.
Breaking us from the bondage of sin.
Providing us eternal life.

Nothing can ever go above Your standards, Mighty God.
Not the greatest definition of love from humans.
Not the wonderful treasures of this world.
Not the rich knowledge we acquire.
Not the impressive skills we are gifted with.

My gratitude is with You forever.
To the Father who sent His Son.
To the Son who gave Himself up.
To the Holy Spirit who abides in us.
To the mystery of Your nature.

With all these I praise You!

All Your saints cry out to You as we wait on the day of Your majestic return, my Lord and my God.
Psalm 113:1-3 [ESV]
Praise the Lord!

Praise, O servants of the Lord,
praise the name of the Lord!

Blessed be the name of the Lord
from this time forth and forevermore!
From the rising of the sun to its setting,
the name of the Lord is to be praised!