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DO NOT BE DECEIVED
by Jide Oboise
08/12/11
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When the altar call was made that day, you felt the spirit move……the tears rolled uncontrollably down your face in torrents… sweet liberation; you feel elated and free from within……. Relief from …what... How? But you know what you feel and you want to shout it out on the highest mountains that you will be His and do His WILL from now on and all the days of your life!
HALLELUYA!

Then it suddenly seemed as if the barricades of hell were swung open upon you, every demon was sent on assignment to your address and the whole of life’s problems found their way to your doorstep and into your life!

“What is this, I thought EVERYTHING will become rosier and smooth, isn’t it smooth sailing from now on? After all I have given it all to JESUS CHRIST, I was promised His protection, goodwill and wealth of the heathen”!
“Seems that I was better off when I did not know Him nor acknowledge His existence” …………… All these are thoughts that flood your mind to mention but a few!
DO NOT BE DECEIVED that the journey will be without bumps and hindrances; the devil does not want ANY of God’s creation to dwell in eternity with the almighty in heaven.
I will tell you sister, I’d be sincere with you brother, THE LORD DID NOT PROMISE THAT IT WILL BE A SMOOTH JOURNEY BUT HE DID MAKE ONE SINCERE PROMISE NEVER TO LEAVE NOR FORSAKE YOU! Hebrews 13:5, Genesis 28:15,


After all, you think about it, can a servant be greater than his master? – John 15:18-25
Can you be different from Him who is Almighty and was spat upon, ridiculed and eventually killed (But He did show His MIGHT and SUPREMACY when He rose out of a concrete grave---This cannot hold Him…… MAN MADE objects? IMPOSSIBLE! )


When you acquaint yourself with His word, know who He is as you study and grow deeper in faith, walking daily in obedience…..like Abraham and Noah without questioning what may sometimes seem like ‘stupid and dumb’ directions and command, learning also to know yourself anew and His purpose for you on this earth, you shall eventually realize like clay you have been pummeled into dough, re-molded, re-shaped, perfected in creation and passed through the refiners fire COMING OUT AS PURE GOLD!


Do not despise the days of humble beginnings, oftentimes it is for your good and it is a process that you NEED to go through to show yourself approved and become matured for a great work ahead.
Stand tall and proud in pain and oppression, pray for relief when you feel its burden too heavy on you…….Jesus did as well……but remember he promised not to try you more than you can bear

1 Corinthians 10:13
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.


Pray for strength in it afterwards when there seems to be no relief in sight, “NOT MY WILL BUT YOUR WILL LORD”

Be encouraged that it is well with you brethren as we all take our VARIOUS CROSSES AND FOLLOW HIM!
Psalm 91 sums it all up!

And remember, "Don't tell God how big your problems are, but rather, tell your problems how big God is."



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