Showing posts from September, 2016

Living in Hard Times

Do you know anyone that lives with their head in their hands when things don't go their way, or just curl up in the fetal position at night because they think their world has just come to an end. It isn't funny! There are people who do these very things when they feel like life, people or circumstances have done them wrong. They are quick to blame everyone including God when the pressure is turned up. Some hide in a bottle because life dealt them a hard blow. Some go to the very extreme limit of drugging themselves to death, or blowing their brains out for someone close to them to find that horrific scenario, others run their cars or motorcycles into a tree to end it all! Why? What happened that there are people who live this way when life turns ugly? Why do we feel victimized by life? BECAUSE we never learned to be a student of life! LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING RIGHT OFF...LIFE IS NOT FAIR! IT NEVER WAS MEANT TO see there are victims and students of life. The Bible say…

A REPOST: What Does It Mean To Be Sealed By The Holy Spirit of God?

My offenses will be sealed up in a bag; You will cover over my sin. Job 14:17

And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption (Eph. 4:30)

No it's not Saran Wrap or a Baggie type of seal...It literally means you are stamped with seal of the King of Creation,  the Holy Spirit of God. What does it mean to be sealed by the Holy Spirit?

A seal indicates ownership. You don't place your seal on something that does not belong to you. Just as a brand on cattle distinguishes one farmer's cows from the other farmer's cows, a seal separates one's belongings. A seal indicates that God has distinguished us from others, that He has set us apart to Himself, for His own purpose.

A seal indicates something of worth. You do not seal just anything and everything, only those things that are important, or of value. Thus, being sealed by the Holy Spirit of God indicates that He has put a very high value upon us; we are very important to H…