Deals and Paradox ( Steps in the right direction )

The account of Noah in genesis being discovered in a drunken state by his son Ham, makes an interesting read. Bursting with the news, Ham rushes out and tells his brothers.

Shem and Japheth, on the other hand, ashamed vicariously on behalf of their aged father, had the decency to advance backwards into the tent, holding a drape on their shoulders, and so they covered their father without looking upon him in his vulnerable condition.

That showed a touching concern for people and their faults.

You see the paradox here?

walk backwards and yet progress to gain spiritual reward, kneel and be victorious in prayer. Stand still, do nothing but pray and see the salvation of the Lord.

Dying to sin to grow spiritually, resisting the devil and backing away from temptation, rising when we fall, exhibiting tolerance, grace, and forgiveness are the little steps we can take in the right direction.


Casting all our cares on the Lord is one of the best deals we can ever make.


Make the right deals today!

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Thankful Thursday

How excited are we to give thanks to God? On a day to day basis, I mean. Probably not that often, right? Well, then let this verse change our minds today.

Thanksgiving


Thankfulness is a wonderful position to live from.


Delightful Tuesday

Just Like Every Other Day


Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, take pleasure in Him]; again I will say, rejoice!
PHILIPPIANS 4:4 AMP


Many thanks for coming around once again, Comments, questions and suggestion are always appreciated. I remain your friendly internet buddy, wishing you a delightful week!

The Name of the Lord

Delightful Tuesday

Just like every other day


Take delight in the lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires.

Psalms 37:4 NLT


Take care and have a great day.

THAT KIND OF WOMAN – BY APOSTLE JOSHUA SELMAN

The good part

38. Now while they were on their way, Jesus entered a village called Bethany, and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.

The good part which is to our advantage

39. She had a sister named Mary, who seated herself at the Lord’s feet and was continually listening to His teaching.

40. But Martha was very busy and distracted with all of her serving responsibilities; and she approached Him and said, Lord, is it of no concern to You that my sister has left me to do the serving alone? Tell her to help me and do her part.

41. But the Lord replied to her, Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered and anxious about so many things;

42. but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part that which is to her advantage, which will not be taken away from her.
LUKE 10:38‭-‬42 AMP

In the midst of your life’s demands, where is Jesus? It is possible to lose focus on our relationship with Him, the one and only thing, the good part, that which is necessary for us even though He has promised to be with us always. Is He the One you seek? Are you seated at the master’s feet?

Related: One thing

Today, most of us are running around distracted just like Martha, serving other people because we are anxious of what they will say, we are running around distracted because we want to please them.

We are worried about people’s opinions thereby neglecting the good part, that which is necessary to our advantage.

We run around troubled about what we will eat or wear on our bodies, mulling over things that won’t live past today. Do not be anxious about your life. Matthew 6:25

We are worried and anxious about our looks; we are worried about our relationships, anxious about our jobs, academics, family. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Philippians 4:6

We are bothered about so many things, and by that we neglect and miss out on the one and only thing, the good part. The word which is Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ is that good part

Jesus is telling you and I today just like He told Martha, that the one and only thing necessary for us, the good part, that which is to our advantage which will not be taken away from us;

That good part is the word, which is Jesus Christ. He’s asking us to choose Him, to sit at His feet and hear the word of life. That word which is able to transform us is Jesus! Sickness, poverty, failure, stagnation bow at the mention of that name; Jesus.

In our relationship, health, jobs, academics, family, Jesus is what we need. Jesus is the answer and solution to our needs. Jesus is the good part, that which is to our advantage which will not be taken away from us.

One thing I have asked of the Lord, and that I will seek: That I may dwell in the house of the Lord in His presence all the days of my life, To gaze upon the beauty, the delightful loveliness and majestic grandeur of the Lord And to meditate in His temple.
PSALM 27:4 AMP


Life without Christ is full of crisis. Beloved choose the good part and experience life to the fullest.


Take care and know that love and blessings are here for you.