Rapture or Place of Safety?Written by David Ben-Ariel
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However, Word of God reveals that God has chosen, in His infinite wisdom, that some righteous, that some merciful brethren, will rest in peace in grave, saved from dreadful times we're about to enter (Isa. 57:1-2). Regardless, we're to encourage one another that Father knows best, that He knows how to take care of His Family, that He has all arrangements under control for our sojourn in Wilderness, Place that Providence shall provide, and to rest assured that God's good creation awaits our arrival and will meet all our needs! (Isa. 35).
David Ben-Ariel, an American author who has travelled widely and who has lived throughout Israel, shares a special focus on the Middle East and great interest in Jerusalem, reflected in hard-hitting articles that help others improve their understanding of that troubled region. Check out www.benariel.com
Under the bedWritten by Adeolu Oluade
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'What if it's a hoax?' 'I've tried and failed,what can I do?' 'Does it really belong to me?' 'Does it really concern me?' 'Who will believe it?' 'Who will support me to make it a reality?' 'Can I have enough time for it?' Whatever may be question,Jesus Christ is Answer!!! In him alone can found relevant answers to any question that troubles human mind. Firstly,each one should have a personal relationship with him as one's personal Lord and Saviour(Acts 2:38)! Secondly,each follower of Christ should be continually filled by Holy Spirit 'to dream dream'(Acts 2:39). The Holy Spirit energises Christian to overcome all inward and outward limitations in fulfilling 'the dream': Zech.4:6(KJV) "Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is word of LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith LORD of hosts." Thirdly,write down your 'dream' as revealed by spirit of God(Hab.2:2). Fourthly, focus on not on 'dream',but on Jesus Christ as 'the Alpha and Omega'(Rev.1:11) of one's 'dream'. Fifthly,treat others and their 'dreams' with respect(Gal.2:7). Sixthly,receive,appreciate,and encourage those God sends to help you fulfill your 'dream'(Rom.16). Seventhly,do not be in a hurry:recognise and accept God's timing!(Hab.2:3) Eighthly,accept that total picture of one's calling is only and full known to God! It is in 'the grey areas' of this picture of destiny that one needs to daily walk with God by faith(2 Cor.5:7). These areas may later or never be revealed by God as he wills!(Deut.29:29). Ninthly,do not despise 'the dream' if it is just secular indicating a new invention or innovation to make world a better place to glory of God! Finally reach out 'under bed',bring out 'the dream' and make it happen;then put litter into a real trash can! Philippians 4:13(KJV) "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."
British-born Nigerian christian writer living and working in London,UK with website:www.firstloveministries.org.uk