Know your Rights

A man wanted a house for himself and borrowed from the bank to purchase it. But the house he purchased, he could not afford and soon the bank came to collect. Yet, the original owners of house had double their investment and were able to build a bigger house.

A woman bought a dependable car far under market value. But one day she thought of trading it in. She went to the dealership and test drove a more expensive model, but found it to be defective. But upon returning to the dealship, she had discovered that the salesman assuming she would purchase the flashly new car had sold her original one. For he was intent on making a profit. The salesman had sold a car that didn’t belong to him, he was now responsible for reimbursing the woman the full value of the original vehicle.

People do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving. Yet if he is caught, he must pay sevenfold, though it costs him all the wealth of his house. Proverbs 6:30-31

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Rom.6:23

you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.” 1 Cor. 6:20

You were bought at a price; do not become slaves of human beings.” 1 Cor 7:23

Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy;” psalm 107:2

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10

We as heirs with Christ claim our inheritance…. God’s promises.

“Instead of your shame

you will receive a double portion,

and instead of disgrace

you will rejoice in your inheritance.

And so you will inherit a double portion in your land,

and everlasting joy will be yours.

8“For I, the Lord, love justice;

I hate robbery and wrongdoing.

In my faithfulness I will reward my people

and make an everlasting covenant with them.

9Their descendants will be known among the nations

and their offspring among the peoples.

All who see them will acknowledge

that they are a people the Lord has blessed.” Isaiah 61:7-9

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Yoked with Christ

Breaking the Yoke of salvery –

I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to walk with heads held high. Leviticus 23:13

Yoked to Christ

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matt 11:28-30

We are the Bride of Christ. The two become one Christ and the Church.

I am jealous for you with a godly jealousy. I promised you to one husband, to Christ, so that I might present you as a pure virgin to him. 2 Cor 11:2

“Warning Against Idolatry”

Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? What harmony is there between Christ and Belial ? Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever? What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols? For we are the temple of the living God. 2 Cor 6:14

Do not plow with an ox and a donkey yoked together Duet 22:10

Ox was considered clean while the donkey unclean. The results of being unequally yoked causes a much greater burden on the ox. The result of the Church and idolatry.

The relationship between David and Jonathan:

After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. 1 Samuel 18:1

David and Jonathan’s relationship is symbolic of believers, the Church, being of the same Spirit.

Interesting to note:

The word Pharisees: means one who is separate.

Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man. Matt 15:11

The world’s projection is not our reflection.

In Christ, sin is now outside of who we are in Christ. We Simply need to wash our feet.

Jesus answered, “Those who have had a bath need only to wash their feet; their whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you.” John 13:10

“St. Peter’s words have implied that he was wholly unclean, and needed for feet, and head, and hands, for the whole man, a moral cleansing. Christ answers that this was not so. The man who has been bathed is clean, but his feet coming in contact with the dust of the road need to be washed. It was so morally. They had been cleansed; their whole moral life had been changed, but they were liable to the corruption of every-day life through which they walked, and needed to be cleansed from the pollution of it.” Ref bible hub


Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. Eph 5

The Temple – The watchtower – The Sanctuary

Sanctuary – a place of Refuge or safety

“Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower.… Matt 21:33

The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10

The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalms 18:2

Entering in
The Holy of Holies was entered once a year by the High Priest on the Day of Atonement, to sprinkle the blood of sacrificial animals (a bull offered as atonement for the Priest and his household, and a goat offered as atonement for the people) and offer incense upon the Ark of the Covenant and the mercy seat which sat.

And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Cor 6:11

This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. Eat it in haste; it is the LORD’s Passover. Exodus 11:12

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16


On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you. John 14:20

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD. Psalms 7: 5 – 6

Pay attention to my words, my rant, or not.

Truth is only the truth if you believe it is the truth.

Right? Really? Maybe? Or?

The Truth is the Truth whether we believe it or not.

Right! Really? Maybe? ….

Our Source:
‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'” Jesus rebuts Satan.

words, words, or The Word

By whose authority?

Man’s words or God’s Words

Follow me or Follow Jesus

I am or He Is

Trust me or Trust Him

Love everyone or Love everyone including yourself

Doing my will is God’s will or Doing God’s will is God’s Will?

You are special or Everyone is special because we are made in the image of God.

Right!, Really? Maybe?

Hearing or Listening

They say if we hear something 3 times without questioning it our subconscious believes it as truth.

Right! really? maybe?,

But God!

Kingdom living: Now!

He told them, “The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables so that, “‘they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!'”

And in our search for the Truth,
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Matt 7:7

An is a quality of Humility Being able to admit we get it wrong. ???

“Sir, What is the secret of your success?” a reporter asked a company president.
“Two words.”
“And, sir, what are they?”
“Good decisions.”
“And how do you make good decisions?”
“One word.”
“And sir, what is that?”
“Experience.”
“And how do you get Experience?”
“Two words.”
“And, sir, what are they?”
“Bad decisions.”
(Anon)

Ref. https://www.decision-making-confidence.com/cialdini-influence.html

Be In the World, but not Of It.

Stop thinking and acting like the world!

Right! Really? Or Maybe?

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Faith like Child

If we can never dare to imagine anything beyond ourselves, then our lack of intelligence, our knowledge, has hidden the Truth.


And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek him. Hebrews 11:6


Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. Mark 9:23