SOME TEACHINGS OF JESUS

1. ABOUT WORRY OR ANXIETY – LUKE 12: 22 – 34

2. ABOUT A PERSON WHO HAS IT ALL – MATTHEW 19: 16 – 30

3. JESUS IS “THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE”- JOHN 14: 5 – 15

4. JESUS IS THE VINE AND WE ARE THE BRANCHES – JOHN 15: 1 – 19

5. JESUS’ SERMON ON THE MOUNT – MATTHEW CHAPTERS 5, 6, & 7

6. JESUS SENT OUT THE 12 DISCIPLES – MATTHEW CHAPTER 10

7. THE LORD’S PRAYER – MATTHEW 6: 5 – 15

8. JESUS IS “THE LIVING WATER”- JOHN 4: 1 – 42

9. “THE FIRST AND GREAT COMMANDMENT” – MATTHEW 22: 34 – 40

10. JESUS IS “THE GOOD SHEPHERD” – JOHN 10: 1 – 18

11. WHAT WE CALL “THE GOLDEN RULE” – MATTHEW 7:12 and LUKE 6:31

12. RENDER UNTO CAESAR AND RENDER UNTO GOD – MARK 12: 13 – 17

13. COST OF BECOMING A DISCIPLE – LUKE 14: 25 – 35

14. TO BE BORN AGAIN – JOHN 3: 1 – 21

15. JESUS IS THE “BREAD OF LIFE” – JOHN 6: 25 – 66

16. THE BEATITUDES – MATTHEW 5: 1 – 12

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A PRAYER

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HEAVENLY FATHER,

HALLOWED BE YOUR NAME. I thank YOU for this day because this is the day that YOU have made and I will rejoice and be glad in it. From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same, YOUR NAME is to be praised. I thank YOU for being THE MOST HIGH GOD and GREAT IS YOUR FAITHFULNESS. Thank you for being OUR LIGHT and OUR SALVATION and our SHEPHERD and therefore, we shall not want for anything. Create in us a clean heart, O GOD, and renew in us a right spirit. Make us to know the measure of our days and our end and just how frail we are. Because GOD YOU know our frame and know that we are dust. Let not our enemies triumph over us. Teach us to love our enemies and to pray for those that use us spitefully. Let us learn to forgive others of their debts and trespasses so that we will be forgiven. Thank you LORD for forgiving all our iniquities, and for healing all our diseases, and for redeeming our lives from destruction, and for crowning us with loving kindness and tender mercies. Order our steps IN YOUR WORD and let not any iniquity have dominion over us. O GOD, strengthen our hands and open our eyes that we may see spiritually so that we can walk by faith and not by natural eyesight alone. Let YOUR WILL be done on earth as it is in HEAVEN. Thank YOU for being THE GREAT I AM, and JEHOVAH JIREH, JEHOVAH NISSI, JEHOVAH SHALOM, JEHOVAH ROPHE, and even JEHOVAH TSIDKENU and so much more. In JESUS’ NAME, Amen.

DON’T GET IT TWISTED

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by BeLinda Magee

Don’t get it twisted
If your name is not listed
In THE LAMB‘S BOOK OF LIFE
For causing envy, division, and/or strife.

GOD lets us all in on HIS sunshine and rain
Be on the road to HUMILITY,
Don’t get lost on the road of being vain.

What do I see when I look at you?
Do I see A CHILD OF GOD or expensive shoes or a new hairdo?

Do I see in you ALMIGHTY GOD?
Or are you representing a facade?

To possess GOD’S POWER, one can obtain it this very hour.
Only believe and ask for WISDOM or begin by saying, “Help LORD”,
GOD can fill you with HIS HOLY SPIRIT
It says so in HIS IMMUTABLE WORD.

The GOSPEL OR “GOOD NEWS” OF JESUS CHRIST,
Has all we need for our life.
It’s knowing about the “GOOD NEWS”
That will take away the “blues”.
If we’re in despair, be reassured
THE ALMIGHTY GOD ALWAYS CARES.

THE ALMIGHTY GOD HAS GRACE, MERCY, AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE,
That can come only from UP ABOVE.
 

Copyright 2012   BeLinda Magee.  All rights reserved.

Feed the Flock of GOD

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written by Belinda Magee

Some ministers, some teachers,
Some pastors, some preachers,
Prey on the ignorance of GOD’S human creatures.

GOD’S WORD says to “feed the flock of GOD”,
But instead some of these leaders rob
The way GOD meant it to be
For HIS people to not be taken advantage of, but to see

HIS POWER,
HIS GLORY,
HIS JOY,
HIS AMAZING GRACE,

HIS MERCY,
HIS HEALING,
HIS GREAT LOVE,
All the time and in every place.

THE HOLY SPIRIT we are to receive,
To help us with the enemy that wants only to deceive.
The thief steals, kills, and destroys,
GOD sent JESUS for us to enjoy

Through Worship, and Praise, and Witnessing for HIM, too
Not to be idol worshippers boasting through pride of their just due.

Leaders of GOD should not deceive
But help men, women and children with salvific belief.
To spread THE GOOD NEWS and to see THE GLORY,
So that we can tell this wonderful story
That JESUS died for us and rose with POWER!
And our lives can and will be changed this very hour.

Copyright 2011 BeLinda Magee. All rights reserved.

Read GOD’S WORD During Difficult Times

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If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people; If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.   

2 Chronicles 7:13-14

  • FOR PRAYER & PEACE

          Luke 18:1

         John 15:7

Romans 12:12

Philippians 4:6-8

1 Thessalonians 5:17

James 1:5-6

James 5:16

1 John 5:14

  • WHEN IN FEAR & FOR REFUGE

Psalm 27:1

Psalm 27: 4-5

Psalm 46:1-3

Psalm 84:2-4

Psalm 84:11

Isaiah 41:10

Psalm 34:7-9

Psalm 126:5

Philippians 4:12-13

Philippians 4:19

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

  • WHEN TRUSTING  GOD

Proverbs 3:5-6

Matthew  6:33

1 Peter 5:6-9

  • BEING A HELP TO OTHERS

Proverbs 11:25

  • TO HAVE YOUR STRENGTH  RENEWED

Isaiah 40:28-31

  • BEING IN THE FAMILY OF GOD

Isaiah 43:1-3

Matthew 7:7-11

Matthew 6:19-21

Luke 12:22-34

  • FOR UNBELIEF

Matthew 17: 20-21

Matthew 6:33

  • FOR FAITH & PATIENCE

Hebrews 11:1

Hebrews 11:6

James 1:2-4

James 2:14-18

NEW TESTAMENT POEM

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written by BeLinda Magee
(The “OLD TESTAMENT FACTS” poem can be found in the July archives)

As we enter the New Testament
These twenty-seven books are quite relevant,
That GOD’S HOLY WORD is excellent,
GOD – THE FATHER, CHRIST THE SON, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT
Are quite prevalent!!!

ST. MATTHEW, ST. MARK, ST. LUKE, and ST. JOHN
Relate the spiritual battle of good versus evil –
already won.
These four gospels testify of JESUS’ good news,
With this information, none of us should lose.

The work of the HOLY SPIRIT appears in the book of ACTS
Read how the men of GOD deliver the facts.
Have you received the HOLY GHOST, since you believed?
If you have not, you can freely receive.

Then follows the book of ROMANS
About Paul’s spiritual letter to them – he’s not a showman.
He described powerfully the HOLY SPIRIT vs. the flesh,
They had no excuse to be involved in carnal mess.

When Paul wrote books, 1st  & 2nd CORINTHIANS,
Surely, his letters were to saints and not barbarians.
We learn about JESUS’ teaching and GOD’S AMAZING GRACE
Which is more than enough to stay in this Christian race.

Next, Paul appeals in the book of GALATIANS,
The people there required an exorbitant amount of patience.
Instead of the HOLY SPIRIT, they dealt with the flesh,
Paul’s letter to them corrected that mess.

With the book of EPHESIANS
There are many reasons
That Paul’s letter to them
Was for all seasons.
Blessed is GOD who gives us spiritual blessings in heavenly places,
We still have, although, idiotic cases.

When Paul wrote to the PHILIPPIANS at Philippi,
He wanted them to rejoice thereby,
Knowing the ALMIGHTY GOD is nearby.
And to think on those things that are good and pleasant,
To be joyful, and not be depressant.

In the book of COLOSSIANS, Paul wrote to them as well,
He always had spiritual information to tell.
He wrote about seeking CHRIST and those things from above,
That JESUS CHRIST died for us and rose again -this is GREAT LOVE!

1st & 2nd THESSALONIANS,
1st & 2nd TIMOTHY,

These books mention inspiration, and not sympathy.
This always fits in the Christian society,
About the coming of the LORD,
To pray and give thankfulness,
And to always preach GOD’S HOLY WORD.

What a great assignment for one to afford
Paul encourages TITUS as a companion in the LORD
The book’s emphasis was to express Christian duties,
So that there would be no calamities.

The letter of Paul in the book of PHILEMON
About a slave and master relationship – not a heathen.
This proposes a very good reason,
To be received by the church there with grace during any season.

Next comes HEBREWS where we learn more about CHRIST,
We are reminded that JESUS was the perfect sacrifice.
Examples of faith and to follow peace with all men,
This book contains powerful chapters – more than ten.

Then there is the poignant book of JAMES
Which reminds us that faith without works is dead.
Effective and intense prayer from the righteous,
Avails much to be witnessed and spread.

1st & 2nd PETER, a Leader,
1st & 2nd & 3rd JOHN, dearly Beloved,
These books were written by men of GOD.
Exhortations to holiness,
To be followers of CHRIST,
To keep GOD’S WORD,
And to love one another, not strife.

In that tiny book of JUDE,
The ungodly are crude,
The ungodly are lewd,
The ungodly are rude.

Last, but not least, is the book of REVELATION,
Where GOD gave John an elevation,
To reveal to the nations
CHRIST JESUS is coming again is his affirmation.
Whether you’re at home, in an auto, a building, a church, or bus station,
CHRIST JESUS WILL RAPTURE ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE HIS BLOOD RELATION!!!

Copyright © BeLinda Magee. All Rights Reserved.

GOD’S ACTIONS

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written by BeLinda Magee

(This poem was inspired by reading Psalm 12:1 and Isaiah 59:19.)

Help, LORD; for the godly man ceaseth; for the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Psalm 12:1

…When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.
Isaiah 59:19

You cannot afford
For your life to be bored,
And tangled with cares of this world.

Get in accord
With GOD‘S HOLY WORD –
It is a two-edged SWORD.

To fight life’s enemies,
With RIGHTEOUSNESS AND PRAYER that conquers,
Be clothed as well with SPIRITUAL ARMOR.

You can even say, “Help LORD”!
This is part of GOD’S HOLY WORD.
Then watch GOD’S ACTIONS which
cannot be ignored.

© 2011  BeLinda Magee.  All Rights Reserved.

Some Other Names & Titles of JESUS CHRIST

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A – “Advocate”  (Read 1 John 2:1-2)

B – “Bright and Morning Star”  (Read Revelation 22:16)

C – “Chief Corner Stone” (Read Ephesians 2:20 & I Peter 2:20)

D – “Door of the sheep”  (Read John 10:7-9)

E – “Emmanuel” and “Eternal Life”  (Read Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23; I John 5:20)

F – “Faithful Witness” and “Finisher of our faith” and “First Begotten of the dead” (Read Revelation 1: 5; Hebrews 12:2)

G – “Good Shepherd”  (Read John 10:11,14-16)

H – “Horn of my salvation” (Read Psalm 18:2)

I – “I am”   (Read John 8:58)

J – “Just”  (Read Acts 3:13-14)

K – “KING of kings”  (Read I Timothy 6:13-16; Revelation 17:14 & Rev. 19:11-16)

L – “Lamb of GOD”  and LORD of lords  (Read John 1:29,36; I Timothy 6:15)

M – “Messiah”  and “Mediator” (Read John 1:41; I Timothy 2:5-6)

O – “Only Begotten of the Father”  (Read John 1:1-5,9-14)

P – our “Passover”  (Read I Corinthians 5:7)

R – “Resurrection”  (Read John 11:25-26)

S – “SAVIOUR”   (Read Luke 2:11; John 4:42; I John 4:10-15)

T – “Truth”  (Read John 14:6)

V – true “Vine”  (Read John 15:1-2)

W – “WORD OF GOD” (Read Revelation 19:11 – 13)

OLD TESTAMENT FACTS POEM

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written by BeLinda Magee

(To demonstrate GOD’S creativity resulted in this Old Testament poem by reading its powerful words.)

Beginning with emphasis,
Is the first book, GENESIS.
All creation is discovered
About ALMIGHTY GOD and HIS MIGHTY WORK.

The Leader, Moses, with GOD’S People
Have an exit in EXODUS,
They didn’t know the solution
Would be aqueous.

The priestly tribe of Levi
Is contained in LEVITICUS.
When the people disobeyed GOD,
Now that was iniquitous.

Forty years in a journey
Can be studied in NUMBERS.
GOD’S rebellious people, though protected,
Did make many blunders.

Unfaithfulness and disobedience
Is found in DEUTERONOMY,
Moses spoke of GOD’S LAWS
But GOD’S people had a mind for autonomy.

JOSHUA follows the death of Moses,
He received GOD’S COMMANDS,
With new and unknown adventures
And everything that imposes.

Idol worship and rejection of the LORD
Resulted in JUDGES,
When GOD’S People were defeated,
They had many grudges.

Naomi and Boaz were loved by RUTH
She gleaned in the fields,
Also great-grandmother of King David,
And that’s the truth.

Samuel, Saul , and David
A prophet, and two kings
Are mentioned in a huge manual,
Which comprises I & II SAMUEL.

Good and evil things
Are the reports they bring,
When you read and study
The history of I & II KINGS.

As we continue, King David still reigns
There is nothing quite ironical,
Followed by Solomon and other kings
This is I & II CHRONICLES.

Then comes book of EZRA
He was GOD’S helper.
Praying and praising GOD
Surely, he was not a slacker.

Next book is NEHEMIAH
He knew GOD’S People would not tire,
As long as they had a “mind to work”
Their responsibility they would not shirk.

GOD’S People were hated
On the scene comes ESTHER,
Risked her life to become queen,
That was no conjecture.

Enduring great suffering
Was a rich man named JOB.
His friends thought he had sinned,
They foolishly began to probe.

The longest book in the BIBLE is PSALMS
With poems, prayers, praises and songs,
One can find relief in them
They produce a great calm.

Want to read a collection of sayings
And powerful statements that don’t disturb?
Including wisdom and poetry – superb
This next book is PROVERBS.

ECCLESIASTES & SONG OF SOLOMON
You will discover joy with them,
They speak of Wisdom and Poetry and Love,
No other like this that comes from above.

The book of prophet ISAIAH had a big task at hand
He spoke for the LORD to the people
About their future in the land,
As long as they had GOD in their plan.

JEREMIAH has prophecy as well
This book of war has a story to tell.
Although GOD was leading him,
He was put in a jail cell.

GOD’S People had greatly sinned
As a result, they were punished then,
Jeremiah’s sorrow brought his LAMENTATIONS,
With these people, he had great consternations.

Then comes a priest and a prophet, EZEKIEL,
Who warned of GOD’S PUNISHMENT and SWORD,
Sounds like some previous BIBLE BOOKS – a sequel?
If only the people would hear the WORD OF THE LORD!

Oh, the next great prophetic book, DANIEL
A good example with his friends,
Who taught us how to handle
Ourselves with integrity, prayer, and visions,
Not an inkling of a scandal.

HOSEA, JOEL, AMOS, & OBADIAH
These prophetic books tell what it requires
Not to sin and how to reap bountiful blessings
Oh, what great and inspiring lessons.

JONAH, MICAH, NAHUM, & HABAKKUK
Inform you how not to get stuck,
And not to get set in your stubborn ways,
These prophets will help you all of your days.

ZEPHANIAH and HAGGAI,
ZECHARIAH and MALACHI

These prophetic books remind us
That THE ALMIGHTY GOD will reward and punish,
That THE ALMIGHTY GOD is always nigh.

© 2011 by BeLinda Magee. All Rights Reserved.

About GOD’S WORD

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Deuteronomy 8:3 says:

“…that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.”

Isaiah 40:8 says:

The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.”

Isaiah 55:11 says:

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

Psalm 119:11 says:

Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.”

Proverbs 30:5 says:
Every word of God is pure:he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.”

Luke 8:11 says:

“…:The seed is the word of God.”

John 1:1 says:
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 17:17 says:

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.”

Ephesians 6:17 says:

“…, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:”

2 Timothy 2: 9 says:

“…; but the word of God is not bound.”

2 Timothy 3:16 says:

All scripture is given by inspiration of GOD, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:…”

Hebrews 4:12 says:

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”

James 1:22 says:
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.”

1 Peter 1:23 says:

Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.”

1 Peter 1:24-25 says:

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:
But the word of the LORD endureth for ever.”