Why do we fear the things we shouldn’t fear and not fear the thing that we should? Matthew 10:28 reads… fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which…
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16
Take note that we are to go before the throne of grace BEFORE we sin, not afterwards. It is this grace that prevents us from sinning.
Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing:
We have a perception of Internet predators being creepy, ex-convicts and pedophiles that are posted on bulletin boards and watched by neighbors and police. However, many Internet predators are men and women who claim to be saved – even leaders in the church. Yes, that’s right…Pastors, Prophets, Deacons, and Ministers, both male and female who engage in phone sex, fornication, adultery, and pornography behind the veil of the Internet.
I asked myself, “Did God call Christian women to be Divas?” This description is not in the Bible. It is a worldly term, so I looked up the attributes of a Diva to see if it glorified God and this is what I found:
To the people who are looking for signs and wonders. WE ARE THE SIGN. WE ARE THE WONDER. We are a sign to future generations that God is faithful, and it’s a wonder we survived – BUT GOD!
To live a transparent life requires boldness. To be transparent means that you are willing to be honest, sincere and truthful . There are no ulterior motives in transparency.
My dear brethren, let us not give the accuser power over our lives. God has given us power through His son to overcome the accuser with our testimonies.
There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that uses divination, an observer of clouds, or a fortune-teller, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or one who calls to the dead. For all that do these things are an abomination to Jehovah. And because of these abominations Jehovah your God drives them out from before you. (Deuteronomy 18:10-12)
Cain, the first-born son of Adam and Eve, first spoke these words after he murdered his brother, Able. God held Cain accountable for his sin, and he was cursed. [Gen 4:9-11].