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The power of one…..and the importance of one ……and the mandate to go……..

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For years i wondered where I fit in, in God’s church. I wondered what my job was. In church I felt like a kid who never got grown up enough to handle any sort of responsibility, no matter how Hard I tried. Oh sure I loved going to church but eventually, I (like any kid) wanted to do something too. All the jobs seemed to be taken, and my job was to sit on the pew. I just didn’t like it (is all) so for years I practiced guitar (Praise music) and prayed, sought God, what was I to do? 
Now years later, I understand the river (and the heart of a believer) will find their way into their true calling. 
My husband and I just got back from a vacation/ministry trip. He had a few days of Vacation, and we have not taken one since last year (at this same time) when we went to be a tourist down in Dillon, plus went to Virginia City. WE prayed, Packed up, and went on a Journey praying we would find those God wanted us to find (on this trip). Over the 5 days we found 10 stops and about 20 people we prayed for (total). We also were prayed for as we met with new friends who prayed and ministered to us as well! I had always wanted to see Silverwood (never have) a theme park near post falls ID. I wanted to do a lot of things, shop for stuff, go to this famous donut shop, just all kinds of things …..
but …we gave up our vacation and we gave it to Jesus. He used it to do marvelous things too! the memories of who I have prayed for and spent time with on this trip will be marked for eternity! I have no regrets that I did what I did. 
We prayed for a woman who is having a terrible time with her Dad, for another guy that is grieved about how he can’t find any good churches (in his town) as he said so many are falling into strange doctrines and wierd beliefs.
We stood and prayed for entire church complex and witnessed to the secretary in the church and encouraged her. I prayed with a little girl who was severely abused and another couple whose shop was going out of business. God led me to a homeless shelter/soup kitchen where he had me stand and give my testimony of how I got saved, and offered them hope with tears running down my face ……
The point is not to impress you but to say…..the river finds a way. If you can’t minister anywhere because the jobs all seem to be taken, Jesus has a job for you. I’ve heard so many pastors say “reach out to people” (on your job or wherever) but we all know that’s not so easy. Just think if Every believer spent some days of their lives saying who can I reach today Father? Who can I reach today? “Work through me today Father!” 
How many could all of us reach together? Probably everyone. 
To do this we can’t be concerned with Notariety or what WE are going to get out of it. In Matthew 10 Jesus said to his Disciples GO……..GO ………
I see nothing about anyone taking up an offering for them or having church back up. They just went……..and delivered what they had in their heart to deliver …..
YES my friends ONE (You) can make a difference, and that ONE life you touch, THEY MATTER (Jesus said so!) …….So now what are you waiting for? The world needs to hear and see the treasures God has put in your heart……..Amen? 
Matthew 18:12
“What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying?
PS: The Lord made sure we were blessed and still had some fun on this trip Isn’t he GOOD? yes he is. He is so Good! Praise Jesus! 🙂
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Stuff we don’t want to talk about #2 Tolerance, What does God say?

Actually, the book of Revelation is not that hard to understand. Is God tolerant? 

It seems, He is. Check out what Jesus said to John: Rev 22:10 

And he said to me, “Do not seal the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is at hand. 11 He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.” NKJV

Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city. 15 But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.”Revelation 22:14 NKJV

Now, let’s wrap this into current events, shall we? Eventually, in heaven, God says very clearly (not mincing words) who is allowed to live there, and who isn’t. 

Idolaters. People who are liars, and who practice this, and other unrighteousness, which they intend to continue.  I sort of wonder, Is the plan to let man burn up the earth, so he can finally see he is not capable of being God? Puts a new light on Judgement, does it not? 

He’s not the mean nasty God, you thought he was. He is tolerant. He will let you have your way. 

“LET HIM BE..” Words of Jesus, not mine.  

So the real question is; Are we supposed to bow down to these IDOLS of humanitarianism? Why did I call it that? Well if you didn’t seek God, and you’re trying to support something that is not his will (and give it all this attention, as being the most important thing) what is it, besides an Idol?  

The question is not (so much) whether we have a Godly Government (or not) the question is:  What are we becoming?

 Because honestly, If you are going to threaten everyone with hell all the time, You are not representing my Jesus.

But if you are making God out to be someone who will “let in” just anyone, you are TAKING Away from this book, and adding trouble to yourself by doing it. Read Revelation 22. Pray for understanding. 

And where will it take us, in the end? And did you see this? The tree of life is restored, IN HEAVEN! We get another chance, because of Jesus! And now those who choose not to eat life (but love the ways of death) are on the outside, looking in. Forever. 

So that’s what we (ought) to be most concerned with. What we are becoming. See? 

Don’t allow the madness, to get you off track. Peace! -Laura Grace