The Ministry Years: -41st Miracle – The Resurrected Christ – theunfetteredpreacher

The women who had “departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.

Had left Mary Magdalene behind weeping.

She was rewarded by seeing the Risen, not yet Resurrected Jesus. She could not touch Him, yet before the others could get to town.

He had traveled to heaven:

Psalm 2:7 (KJV)

I will declare the decree: the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.

Acts 13:33
God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.”

Hebrews 1:5
For unto which of the angels said he at any time, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee? And again, I will be to him a Father, and he shall be to me a Son?

Hebrews 4:7-11 (KJV)

Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.

For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.

For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. 11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.”

Hebrews 5:5
So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.

1 John 4:9
In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.”

When Christ completed His mission, to die for our sins. When He returned to the Father, He received His Resurrected Body and became, THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON.

It was after this, He met the women fleeing to town, to announce His Resurrection.

They were able to touch Him. “As they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

The only begotten Son, had completed His task, the world through Him could be Saved.

As you read on, we find the lies begin.

Matthew 28:1-15 (KJV)
“In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.
And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.
And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.
And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail.
And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.
Then said Jesus unto them, Be not afraid: go tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there shall they see me.
Now when they were going, behold, some of the watch came into the city, and shewed unto the chief priests all the things that were done.
And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers, Saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept.
And if this come to the governor’s ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.
So they took the money, and did as they were taught: and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.”

The Ministry Years: – 40th Miracle – the risen Christ- theunfetteredpreacher

The Risen Christ, not yet Resurrected, not yet in His Glorified Body, appeared first to Mary Magdalene.

A women, that He had cast out seven devils.

How is it possible that she was the one and only who saw Jesus, alive, yet before ascending to the Father and being Glorified?

“saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.”

Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

We have seen her many times (12), in the Gospels.

She was special, the others with her, had left, she stayed in tears.

Like John, the Disciple that rested on Jesus’s breast, and was the only Disciple to die a natural death.

Mary Magdalene, was Special for her love.

Please do not misunderstand, all the Disciples loved the Lord, and the Lord loved them all.

Somehow, both John and Mary, had found the Holy of Holies, the special place, the secret place, under the shadow of His wings.

They found the place of rest, that remains for all who love Him.

Oh Lord, help me to find and enter into the Secret Place, the place where I will see, (Psalms 91), “A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

The Secret Place, Lord, I long to live there. Amen

Mark 16:9-11 (KJV)

Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

And she went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept.

And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not.

John 20:11-18 (KJV)

But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.

And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou?

She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.

Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou?

She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had spoken these things unto her.

Nevertheless: theunfetteredpreacher

Numbers 14:44
But they presumed to go up unto the hill top: nevertheless the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and Moses, departed not out of the camp.

God had told them to enter the promised land.  They would defeat the inhabitants,  and inherit the land.  

They  wouldn’t, so the Lord told them they would wonder in the wilderness one year for every day, the promised land had been searched.

The Lord said:
Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

Surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:”

The original generation of the Exodus, would die in the desert, never entering the promise.

Originally they had been promised the victory over the inhabitants of the land.

When they refused to enter as the Lord commanded, He told them not to go. 

After realizing their error,  they  decided  better late then never, and went to battle  anyway.

The Lord did not go with them. They were beaten badly.

When we ignore the Lords command, do not presume it would work just as well later.

We must follow Gods plan, in Gods time, to see Gods results.

Nevertheless… As you go forward in the faith…

Is God going with you?

Do we know who we are? 3  theunfetteredpreacher

Just another fill in the blancs for my Wednesday night Bible Study.

1 Corinthians 2:11

For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God ______________, but the Spirit of God.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For all the promises of God in him _______ , and in him ____ , unto the glory of God by us.

2 Corinthians 5:21

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the ____________________  in him.

2 Corinthians 13:4

For though he was crucified through weakness, yet he liveth by the power of God. For we also ________  in him, but we __________  with him by the power of God toward you.

Ephesians 1:4

According as he hath _________ in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be ____  and without _____  before him in love:

Ephesians 1:10

That in the dispensation of the _________________  he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Philippians 3:9

And be ____________ , not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the _______________ , the righteousness which is of God by faith:

Colossians 1:19

For it pleased the Father that in him __________________  dwell;

Colossians 2:6

As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, __________ in him:

Colossians 2:10

And ye are ________  in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

Philippians 3:14

I press toward the mark for the prize of the ___________________ in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 1:9

Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own _______________________ , which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

2 Corinthians 3:4

And ___________  have we through Christ to God-ward:

1 John 4:9

In this was ___________________  of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we ___________  through him.

Pauls thorn?  theunfetteredpreacher

I have thought long and hard about writing this post, we have so many learned mens opinions on this subject.  Why do I come up with something different, and dare write it?

What kind of fool am I?  

Please comment….

2 Corinthians 12:7-9
King James Version (KJV)
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.

For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Why did he have a “Thorn in the flesh?

So he would be humble.  “lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations.”  “lest I should be exalted above measure.

What was the “Thorn in the flesh?

The messenger of Satan to buffet me.

Not much help, we will look deeper.

He asked the Lord three times to take this “messenger of Satan,” away.

The Lords answer:  “My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.

Pauls reaction:  “Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

A thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan.  A big enough problem that he asked three times for relief.   While gladly accepting it, if Christs power would rest upon him.

So what was this thorn?

As we study the scriptures we can easily point to his eye problems, he mentions this several times.  It’s probably his eyes.

We could blame persecution, guilt from when he persecuted the church or that he received persecution.  Nope, it’s probably persecution, somehow.

It is thought it might be a sickness, like malaria, epilepsy, convulsive attacks or even a carnal temptation or depression.  Yeah, that must be it.

Why don’t we check the scriptures, The Lord said His grace is sufficient.

Let’s see if any of these combinations are in the word:   grace and persecution:  grace and sickness:  grace and healing:  

It’s funny how grace is never paired with, persecution, sickness, healing or eye problems.

In fact, the only thing I see paired up with grace, (Gods un-merited mercy, or Salvation), is SIN.

Exodus 34:9

And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, let my Lord, I pray thee, go among us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.”

Romans 5:20

Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:”

Romans 5:21

That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.”

Romans 6:1

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”

Romans 6:14

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace

Romans 6:15

What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.

Ephesians 1:7

In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Ephesians 2:5

Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

We just do not want to think that Paul might have had a sin, he could not conquer.  Just like me.

No, Paul did the  miraculous, raised the dead, healed the sick, had revelations from God.  He could not have been struggling with a secret sin.

Hebrews 1:1-2

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Saints, I could be wrong, but I don’t think so.

Paul, like every other great man of God, was a man just like you and I.  We all struggle with sin, whether we acknowledge it or not.

Like David, Paul knew how to repent, and turn back towards God, and to walk in obedience.

We can also.   If we would.

The Lord will use those who continue to seek His face.  Do not let that sin stop, the Lord from raising you up for His service.

His “strength is made perfect in our weakness.”   Let Him make you strong.  Amen


I was Blessed today by the opportunity to preach at Sea Leval UMC and at Cedar Island UMC.

Best time I’ve had in quite a while.   I spoke on One Thing,  from Joshua, David, Jesus, Paul and Peter.

It boils down to taking His Yoke and walking with Him.   If I could figure out how, I would include an audio copy.

I have not had any luck in the past, altho, I pay the extra so I should be able to.  Any ideas.


Take good heed unto yourselves: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Joshua 23:11-16
King James Version (KJV)
Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.”

Good advise from Joshua. 

As darkness desires to overcome,  to cover and overtake the earth.  We in our ignorance, have welcomed, encouraged and even sought it. 

All in the hope of hiding, (if only from ourselves), the sorry state of our souls.

We  have given ungodly men the authority to lead our government, allowed the ungodly to rule in our highest courts, elected the ungodly to our highest offices.

The entertainment we welcome into our homes, degrades our morals, is diminishing our intelligence, tickles and encourages the worst, of that, which is, within us.

Sin is no longer shameful.  It is lawful, even encouraged.  We are leading our children to believe, there are no standards, of right and wrong, male or female,  good and evil.

The only thing we can do is:  “Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.

The only way to overcome this darkness is by shining the light of truth upon it.  We must transform ourselves into lovers of God, instead of sin.

Our light must shine brightly, to show the way out of darkness.  Our hearts must be full of His love, His Grace, even His Mercy.  To be ready to pull the lost and dying out of the fire and into the light.

The only way we will win, is to:  “Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God.

Let the love of God shine through.  Amen

Church, (Houston), We have a problem: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Apollo 13, was a wonderful movie.  Even though we knew the end, it had us on the edge of our seats.


Unfortunately, like Apollo 13, the Church has a problem.  Possibly just as deadly as that problem in space, that we don’t recognize or understand.

No, we aren’t running out of breathable air, (from God made, climate change), or having problems reentering the earths atmosphere.

No, our problem is bringing the Church into the Spiritual Realm of God, teaching, igniting the desire, of His church, to abide in His atmosphere. (Praise, for the Lord inhabits the Praise of His people).

We love the Lord.   (He wants us to love one another).

We sing about the Lords Love, His Grace, We  Praise His Might, Wisdom, Power.

We long to learn about His ways, His wants, His desires.

We talk about prayer, we talk about His healing Power, we talk about worship…. but do we?

This my friends, is the problem.

We sing about Him – WE NEED TO SING TO HIM.
We learn about Him – WE NEED TO KNOW HIM.
We talk about the Holy Place, (the secret place – WE NEED TO ENTER IN.

This is a distinction I have had a hard time teaching the wonderful UMC, I lead music in.

They love The Lord and to sing of the Promised Land,  Prayer, the Old Country Church.  Anything with a lot of verses, that tells a story.

They do not understand that when we sing the Psalms, the Word of God, it is not a mindless repetition, but thought full reflection, a meditation, it is prayer, in song.

When we sing His Word, we are singing His will.  We are displaying our love for Him and His Word.  We acknowledge, His Majesty.

Psalm 5:1-3
King James Version (KJV)
Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.  Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.  My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.”

Psalm 84:11-12
King James Version (KJV)
For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.  O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.

Psalm 37:23-24
King James Version (KJV)
The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.”

Isaiah 55:12
King James Version (KJV)
For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Singing the Psalms, the word of God, to God, releases the Spirit of God, to move and show Himself strong in our lives.

We find ourselves memorizing His Word, being filled with His Spirit, His Faith, Hope and Love…

If we allow ourselves to be lost in the melody, to become one in the Spirit, one with God.  We find the Grace and Mercy, we seek, in our times of need.

Praise, becomes a song to our love, not about, we begin to know Him, (Biblically), not with our intellect, but with our hearts, He becomes our hearts desire.  Our all in all.

Lord, help me to love You.  Help me to be full of Your Spirit, to Walk in Your Ways, under the direction of Your Spirit.


Help me to be immersed, full to overflowing with Your Spirit of Love and Grace.

May you be lifted up in my life.  Amen

A Bride and true Love: Shared from

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April 21, 2016 Christian living, Spiritual living biblical revelation, Christianity serving God, loving Jesus. following God, Relationship, Religion
Have you ever seen….? number 3 –

My friend jacqui had this on her blog,

I shared it on April 21, 20/16.  I cannot let it go.  I believe it speaks of the church I play piano at.   I’ve never been able to explain.

Maybe this does.  What do you think?

kirjath sepher
Have you ever seen or heard of a bride that sings a billion songs, a billion times over, about him, but sings very few songs to him…in their trysting place? just the two of them?

Have you ever seen or heard of a bride that writes billions of books, a billion times over, about him, but doesn’t know him in the biblical sense of the word?

Have you ever seen or heard of a bride whose priority is to learn about him, rather than to be with him?…in their trysting place? just the two of them?

…a bride that doesn’t know where the trysting place is? when the trysting place is? why the trysting place is?

Please speak to me

So foolish was I, and ignorant: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

So foolish was I, and ignorant:
Psalms 73:22


“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” – Benjamin Franklin

Were you, at some point, foolish, and ignorant, maybe even stupid?  

For most of my life I was.  Then I ran into,  “The foolishness of God:”  A life changing experience.

~  The preaching of the cross:
“The foolishness of God:”
And also, the Power of God.
~  We preach Christ crucified:
“The foolishness of God:”
A stumbling block to some, foolishness to others.
~  The foolishness of preaching:
“The foolishness of God:”
Is the Wisdom of God, to save them that believe.

1 Corinthians 1:25
Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.”

The problem is not intelectual ignorance, but eyes that cannot see, ears that cannot hear, a mind that cannot comprehend the things of the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.”

We did not come into the saving knowledge of Christ until our Spiritual eyes were opened.
Once they were, we then knew to accept Christ as Lord and Savior.

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise;

It took quite a while for me to understand that the lost I so longed to see saved,  had absolutly no interest in anything to do with God. 

I had to learn it was my job to inform, the Spirits to transform.

Which once again brings me to today:

“So foolish was I, and ignorant:”

I quite foolishly thought that once the Spiritual eyes had been opened, and Jesus accepted,  that people would hunger and thirst for more.

Instead I find even more resistance:

Jeremiah 5:21
Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:”

So heart breaking;  People who have a taste, but refuse the fulfillment of the promise. 

They reject the very tools the Lord sent to increase His kingdom.  The Talents, the Gifts of the Spirit.

Galatians 3:3
Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

The simple answervis yes, yes, yes a hundred times yes.  I hear:

If God wanted me to speak in tongues He would have given it to me.”

“It’s not right to ask God to give me the Gifts of healing….  Wouldn’t I be taking too much on myself?”

How about:  “But covet earnestly the best gifts:” 

He doesn’t tell us which is the best?”

How about the one you need right now, today.

If you are sick, you need to be healed, broke, a miracle, dying, the gift of faith. Sometimes just a Word of wisdom or knowledge.


He gave you a brain, use it.

We need to pray our churches have a Spiritual Awakening.  We need to see our:”So foolish was I, and ignorant:”  Replaced with:  “The foolishness of God:”

We need to inform, and pray that the Spirit will Transform.

Open unto us a door: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Colossians 4:3
Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ:”

Open a door of utterance:


A door opened to explain and understand Gods mercy and grace.  A door to the mercy seat, to the holy  of holies, where we find mercy and grace in our times of need.

The mystery of Gods love. 

That door is shut today, they don’t want us to meddle, to condemn their lifestyles, curtail their fun, criticize their decisions. 

Instead, Gods word is misunderstood and maligned by the world.  Ridiculed, rejected and refused. 

Another door is desired.


This is the door that has been opened today.

It is the door to perdition.  Enter at your own risk.  Thick darkness, overwhelming terror, overpowering temptation, sickness of the soul await you.

Oh, not today. 

Today will there will be fleshly pleasure, excitment, amusement, delights for the eyes,  sweets for the mouth and nose.  A never ending table of lusts fulfilled.

Untill the door of Grace is closed.  It will close one day soon, I pray not too soon for you.

Today is the acceptable day of the Lord, the day of Salvation.  Turn to God.  Ask for forgiveness, cling to the Lord Jesus.


Today, Today is the day.  Today is your day.

When I cried thou answeredst me: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Psalm 138:3,6-8
King James Version (KJV)
In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.   Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.   The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.”

Lord, is this not reason enough to Praise and Worship You. 
~I cry –  YOU ANSWER
~I am nothing – YOU SEE AND CARE FOR ME
~Trouble surrounds me – YOUR HAND PROTECTS AND SAVES ME

I Praise, Worship and Thank You, Lord.

Turning things upside down: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

This is our life now, turned upside down.  What was once accepted as normal, is no more. 


The king has no clothes, but no one is allowed to state this simple truth. 

The mug of clay can pretend he is a mug, no more. He claims, “I am now a beautiful flower vase.” 

As a vase, he is lacking the hight, the graceful lines, the wonderful finish, the  true beauty of a vases calling.  It does not matter.

We are to agree, even though as a mug, he was wonderful, just the right size, pleasent to hold, simply designed, the coffee stayed hot till the last drop.

He just wasn’t designed as a vase.  When you put flowers in this mug, it is simply wrong.    It is a child attempting to impress Mommy. 

Someone needs to say:  (and I will).


IT IS NOT A CHOICE.  Accept who you are, explore, embrace, grow into yourself.  We are created for Gods pleasure, not our own.

Isaiah 29:16
King James Version (KJV)
Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter’s clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding?”

We are living in a time, when we need to pray, that wisdom, would spread, and grow as rapidly as this foolishness has.

We have become the people, Isaiah fortold:

Isaiah 27:11
Living Bible (TLB)
My people are like the dead branches of a tree, broken off and used to burn beneath the pots. They are a foolish nation, a witless, stupid people, for they turn away from God. Therefore, he who made them will not have pity on them or show them his mercy.”

We need to turn towards God.  

They talk now of jailing folks, for not believing in man made climate change. 

(Climate change is all God made). 

For believing we alone, should make decisions on buying insurance, or what light bulb to buy, and whether we use, low flow toilets.

This is not big brothers job. 

Neither is what I eat, whether I should wear a helmet on a bicycle or motorcycle.  How, where or what I worship.

Just because someone has decreed something to be legal, certainly does not make it moral, or acceptable to an Almighty God. 


I love that mug, just as it is.  Learn to serve God, as you have been designed by the Potter.  You were fearfully and wonderfully made.  You are not a mistake or a misfit, quit trying to be what you are not.

Be what you were born to be…  If you cannot accept that then: 

Go your own way.  Do not ask me to rejoice in or support it.   BECAUSE:   I don’t care about your proclivities, do what you please.  Just do it with decorum.


Please…  leave me out of it.

I believed not the words: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Gods Natural progression to true belief, (faith).

~  Curiosity:

The queen of Sheba heard of Solomons fame, because he was blessed of the Lord,  and she came to see for herself, if it be true.
(1 Kings: 10:1)


She heard and came to see.  So many of us today, hear of the great things of the Lord, but never, ever, venture close enough to see.

There is revival down the road.   A church in town is growing like mad.

The Outpouring of the Spirit of God, has multitudes gathering, seeking a touch from the Lord.

Our answer: 

I wish revival would happen at our church, why isn’t the Lord adding to our church?    How come, Lord?

We don’t go to see… It isn’t happening in a UMC, or Baptist Church, it’s happening in that non-denominational church.  

I’ll tell you what it is.

It’s all show,  they cannot be preaching the true gospel, (like we are), after all we have the truth. 

It’s just the excitment of the music, skits, signs and wonders… people just want to be entertained.

Really, have you gone to see why? 

No, of coarse not, those people are strange, they believe the Word of God was written for today.

Do we go and question their theology to see if it’s true? 

No, of coarse not, those people aren’t of our denomination.  How could their doctrine be truth?

Pastors afraid of losing their flock, they talk down the growing churches… 


Pastor, have someone preach for you Sunday, go visit this growing church, hear the Word preached, study the Word see if it be true.

Get to know who they are   Question them.  Study to show thyself approved.  Are they preaching the TRUE GOSPEL?

Learn from them and teach it to your flock. Ask the Lord for His direction, walk in it.  Then you will see growth.

~ Curiosity Satisfied:

1 Kings: 10. 7.
Howbeit I believed not the words, until I came, and mine eyes had seen it: and, behold, the half was not told me: thy wisdom and prosperity exceedeth the fame which I heard.”

Pastor, the Lord is working through those, who allow Him to work through them.

Are you a WHOSOEVER,  do you allow Him to lead, direct and guide His people to a closer walk with Him?

Is that you?

There is a reason the Lord is working elsewhere and not in your church. 


1 Kings: 10. 24.
And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.”


Multitudes flock to the Lords presence.  To hear and learn of His Wisdom, not ours.  It only comes to us as we walk in obedience to Him.

I know you are preaching the truth you know.  If your church is not growing, maybe you need to learn more truth.

Lord, help us to let your presence flow through us.   Amen

The Sad State of My Country: The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

I have strong Christian, Conservative veiws. 

This blog was birthed out of a desire to share the love, mercy and grace of my Lord.  I find it unfortunate, that this issue needs to be addressed.  I feel compelled.

In September of 1944, a young women asked Winston Churchill if he had any complaints about the United States.  He answered:

Toilet paper too thin, newspapers too fat!


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