What Jesus brings when He comes to us?


Matthew 11:1-6

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Now it came to pass, when Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples, that He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities.

And when John had heard in prison about the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples

and said to Him, “Are You the Coming One, or do we look for another?”

Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things which you hear and see:

The blind see and the lame walk; the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear; the dead are raised up and the poor have the gospel preached to them.

And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.”

Oh how great these verses are! Today I want to talk about what Lord Jesus wants for us in our everyday lives, and so that we may always count on Him. Because the only one who is reliable enough for us to depend on is Jesus Christ. Only Him. Check this out:

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus says the LORD: ” Cursed is the man who trusts in man And makes flesh his strength, Whose heart departs from the LORD.

Now back to the main verses from Matthew 11:1-6. Here John sent two of his disciples to ask Jesus whether He was the Messiah. However, Jesus didn’t answered them directly and said I am. He answered them by mentioning the miracles He has done. All illnesses and sicknesses that the people around Him suffered have all been healed by Him. This means that the presence or the coming of Jesus Christ in our lives will bring us a much better life than before. He is capable to heal our incurable disease. He is capable to lift all the burden and weight that we’ve been struggling with all these days. He is capable to give us the answer to every problem because He is everything we need. He is capable to give us the love that we yearn to feel all this time. Maybe you doesn’t feel any love at all from your family, from your mother or father, you feel that you’re unwanted in your family or neighborhood, and you suffered a disease that is most fatal out of any other disease, that is, an ache in your heart, which can keep on growing until you have all of the complications of sicknesses you maybe having today. But I have good news for you, that Jesus has come to this world, He has died, buried, and risen at the third day so that we can receive a cure from Him. Just one cure from Him for all our problems. The cure is His Love. He is Love, and He is the best! Blessed is he who is not offended because of Jesus because he will receive the eternal life that He has offered us!

Matthew 11:28-30

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

Again the word come is used here. I have mentioned in my older post that so much of God’s message to us is come. We just need to come to Him. Faith really is a simple thing. You just come and respond to God. And how can you come to God? I believe that the simplest way to come to God is through worship; worship Him not just in church when you have all the songs played with the full band and all, but with all your yearning heart and with your spirit praise and worship Him, and also through your conducts in everyday lives. Praise God with your studies, praise God with your work, praise God with your lives. Know that your lives have been redeemed by Jesus at the cross with His Blood, and so your lives are not yours anymore but they are His. And so, use your body to praise God because your body is the temple of God. And since our lives are His, we might as well trust Him with every aspects of our lives. Check this:

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

I hope this post has blessed you, and be refreshed 🙂

 

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With Oil??


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James 5:14,15

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.
And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Anointing Oil is very powerful! This Holy Oil is used to honor God and also to honor men. The reference is in Judges 9:8-9, which said, “The trees once went forth to anoint a king over them. And they said to the olive tree, ‘ Reign over us!’ But the olive tree said to them, ‘ Should I cease giving my oil, With which they honor God and men, And go to sway over trees?’

God is honored and men is also honored with this Anointing Olive Oil. Men are honored! This means that all our diseases will be healed by our Jesus Christ, and all our problems will be answered by Him in due time! It’s not God’s plan for you if you’re always sick all the time and hopeless. Jesus had suffered all kinds of sicknesses at the cross. He had died at a young age so that we may not die young. He was hungry and thirsty at the cross so that we may not hunger and thirst anymore. He had suffered sins and punishment so that we will not suffer anymore. So that we can receive Eternal Life freely! And just before He died, He said that it is finished. It means that all our diseases, our problems, our hunger and thirst, and all our sins had been finished once and for all at the cross! And we can receive His power through this Anointment of Holy Spirit too. How amazing is that!

In addition to this, demons are afraid of this Anointment too. Mark 6:13 said, “And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many who were sick, and healed them.” Demons are afraid with this Anointing Oil because this Anointment has power! And so, we can relax a bit because we won’t be defeated by the opposite side.  We won’t fall victim to hypnotism, we won’t fall for the devil’s attempt to destroy us, and we won’t succumb to illnesses that the wicked one has prepared. This is the power that God Jesus Christ has planned for us!

And so, if you happens to have any diseases at all or if you, by any chance, have any hereditary diseases (which can also occurred because of curses from generations ago) you can mention them to God Jesus, anoint yourself with Anointing Oil, believe in the power of Jesus’ sacrifice at the cross, and be refreshed 🙂