America At The Crossroad

There are way too many crisis taking place and it’s hard to tell what is the THING that people need to know or even need to know. There are so many lies being floated and at the same time many truths are being exposed. No matter what takes place there is still the truth and the truth shall set you free when you ask for it, find it and then stand up for it!

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Which brings me to….there are indeed only two nations historically that have ever based their founding on God Almighty and Godly principles…that is the United States of America and of course, the Nation of Israel. Does that automatically make these two nations blessed and home free when it comes to evil attacks? No. Whereas a nation called by God’s name is blessed, a nation that turns aside and forgets God’s commands is subject to chastisement and as with any who wander off…God doesn’t wander off with you and partake in the unclean things you dabble in. There are scriptures that tell how God has provided for his people to repent and return. God has promised and He always keeps his promises. It is way past the time to return…but, it is not to late to do so. Let us do so now, together and once again be a nation called by God’s name.

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Deuteronomy 28 – The Blessings of Obedience

(Leviticus 25:18-22Deuteronomy 4:1-14Deuteronomy 11:1-7)

1And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: 2And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God.

3Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.

4Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.

5Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store.

6Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

7The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways. 8The LORD shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. 9The LORD shall establish thee an holy people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, and walk in his ways. 10And all people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of the LORD; and they shall be afraid of thee. 11And the LORD shall make thee plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers to give thee. 12The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow. 13And the LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them14And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.

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Deuteronomy 28 – The Curses of Disobedience

(Leviticus 20:1-9Leviticus 26:14-391 Samuel 15:1-91 Kings 13:11-34)

15But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:

16Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.

17Cursed shall be thy basket and thy store.

18Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.

19Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

20The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me. 21The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it. 22The LORD shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish. 23And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron. 24The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

25The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth. 26And thy carcase shall be meat unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.

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27The LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed. 28The LORD shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart: 29And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee30Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof. 31Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them32Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: and there shall be no might in thine hand. 33The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway: 34So that thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see. 35The LORD shall smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be healed, from the sole of thy foot unto the top of thy head. 36The LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone. 37And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.

38Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it. 39Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them. 40Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast his fruit41Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity. 42All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust consume. 43The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low. 44He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

DEUTERONOMY 28 BLESSINGS – GraceToday

Deuteronomy 30 – Restoration Promised

1And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee, 2And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul; 3That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. 4If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee: 5And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.

6And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. 7And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee. 8And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day. 9And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: 

IT IS TIME FOR GOD’S PEOPLE TO RETURN TO HIM IN ALL HIS WAYS!

10 If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.

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THIS IS THE CROSSROADS OF AMERICA AND WHERE WE ARE TODAY…..The Choice of Life or Death

11For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. 12It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 13Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 14But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.

15See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil; 16In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it. 17But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them; 18I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it. 19I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: 20That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

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Meanwhile…more testimonials keep coming forward…warning others not to comply.

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These victims complied and some have died, others are in the process of it… Like a cancer, this can take a person slow, or fast and any know cures are hidden and denied any credence of being beneficial.

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Then, as always In Chicago, we have other deadly shots to be concerned about…

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Tyranny raises its head as it counts its’ dead! Has anyone asked what the jab goals are to achieve their coveted depopulation goals? How close are they now?

Another nation says enough! Denmark sees the writing on the wall…backs off!

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This man and all with him in this evil must be taken away. Someone needs to tell him we all know the jab is not a vaccine? We all know he is part of the RESET depopulation team and we are watching him and waiting for the authorities to remove him. Be it on earth or from heaven above, Justice is coming.

What is this? Are we are watching a Marxist Regime Pow Wow and attempt to take over the people? Is this illegal? Asking for some, a bunch of friends!

What will these great merchants do when their little evil ideas backfire?

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And then….we have another crisis on our hands…..read the labels and weep. Where have I heard about people being called cattle? Was it from the ones shouting herd immunity?

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AMERICA IT IS TIME TO RETURN TO THE LORD BECAUSE YOU SEEK HIM AND HIS WAYS…REPENT WITH ALL YOUR HEART AND RETURN TO HIS LOVING GRACE AND PROTECTION FOR A PEOPLE CALLED BY HIS NAME!

DAY OF PENTACOST….THEY ALL PRAYED FOR THE LOST AND THE FIRE CAME DOWN AND SET THEIR HEARTS ABLAZE…..

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September 14, 2021 9:02 am

it’s been tough, even in the easy state of Florida. it’s been normal life down here excluding the occasional mask wearer and people getting vaxxed. luckily most of my family hasn’t and I don’t think they will. but what has been bothering me as of late is realizing how fake everything is. I’ve known for years about all this, we talk about but lately it’s been really ragging hard on me. I tried to tell my dad about it but he wants to keep just “living his life” and doesn’t care to hear the backside of things going on. God bless him though, for an unsaved family member, I think he’s getting on the right track and I hope and pray someday he will want to hear and accept God’s word. as of right now he’s not interested.besides that I look around everyday and see people bombarding themselves with technology, masks, vaxxes, and not even questioning it one bit. it really breaks my heart to be in such what I like to call, a “fake society”. and I feel pretty alone in my thoughts except for my dear fiance who is right in the same state of mind as I am. As for me and my home we will serve the Lord and praise him for his blessings he brings us everyday. I’m thankful to be in SWFL where a lot of these mandates never seem to even be brought up. but it is tough living in this “fake” world I’ve stumbled into.People are living fake lives. God bless and thank you for the info Dianne.

christinewjc
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September 13, 2021 6:47 pm

I’m so blessed today!

This post helped me a lot because I’m STILL being pressured by some loved ones who got the jab months ago and are STILL urging me to get it! Sorry people- it’s my choice and I have made that choice NEVER to get the killer “vaccine.”

I have resisted telling such “already jabbed” people about the horrors going on for thousands of people who took the jab and have been made ill, injured, and have died because of it! Maybe it’s time to tell them so that they will leave me alone about it!!??

I’m forbidden to see my grand daughters to “protect them” from me – the unvaxed nana of the family! Oh, but secondly, they want me “protected.” Then, I’m given reasons to get it so we could all go on a trip to visit an elderly relative in another state. How cruel is it to dangle such things that I would love to do… but only if I comply with the demand that I get the jab?

OK…rant over.

Thank you, Dianne, for beginning this post with God’s Word. His Word is forever! And my faith and love in Jesus sustains me now and always.

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September 13, 2021 7:39 pm

Thank you Dianne. I do appreciate your encouragement today.

The people out there in la-la land who do not know what’s really going on in this world and think “they know what’s best” for everyone, are sadly mistaken in their thinking. Many of them do not know the Lord, do not study the Bible, and have no discernment skills. Plus, they think that there is nothing to learn from a parent or grandparent. Thus, they miss out on what’s true and real; and instead fall into the trap of lies and deception. But I don’t want anything but the best for them! And, I’ll be there to catch them in my arms during times of grief, pain and sorrow; and will lift them up to our Lord Jesus. 🙏🏻✝️

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September 13, 2021 8:21 pm

Oh Christine, you are so precious. Your true motives and your pure heart shine forth. Even when those you love cannot see your true heart & motives, you persevere and press ahead, always looking to Jesus. He will not fail you. Keep being your beautiful self. 🙏💕

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September 13, 2021 11:39 pm

Thank you so much Debby! You’re so sweet and kind and reassuring to me during this difficult time. You lifted me up tonight during a time of not really knowing what to say to those loved ones who think they know what is best for me. I received a very long email from one …days ago. Was not sure how to respond, but tonight I simply was honest and wrote back, “I’m not prepared to respond entirely right now, but truly appreciate your love and concern for me.”

I’m learning that trying to “argue someone into my way of thinking” doesn’t usually work out well. No one enjoys learning that they could be wrong about a vaccine…especially when they have already taken it. This particular person wrote, “ if we all mutate and turn into lizard people, at least we will be together lol.” It’s certainly difficult for me to joke about something so serious.

Thanks again, Debby. Your kind heart certainly shines here at this blog!
🙏🏻✝️❤️ Christine

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September 14, 2021 3:12 am

You’ve lived long enough to know what’s best for you. The abortionists can say , of course, “my body my choice”.

I don’t want the vaccine & I’m in a navy blue state run by marxistdems.

Sad about your grandchildren but carry on. Call them and tell them you miss them. I can’t get on a plane but I have to believe change will come. I’ve had stupid people make rude remarks about being unvaccinated. My choice, my body, my life.

We live in a tyrannical USA, time for another 1776.

Stay strong!

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September 14, 2021 10:41 am

Thanks Anita.I’m coping with it all as best that I can under the circumstances. I have a brother in another state who claimed that he “doesn’t want to lose my sister.” I wrote back and shared the success of the various prophylactics and got a terse reply that didn’t mention the facts I shared. He just said that the B.D. party of his young grandson was postponed due to him having a fever. We were going to do a FaceTime at the party. That was weeks ago and he hasn’t written since.

People are acting so strange during this time, and it’s the vaxed who are the strangest. I sadly can see the personality changes in many of them and their possible hidden anger through their ignoring me on purpose.

We will stay strong together, along with all the great Christians on Dianne’s blog!

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September 14, 2021 8:43 pm

Thank you Dianne for keeping us focused on God’s word at a time such as this! I have prayed over this and tried to dissuade with everything I have for our adult children to not get the covid shots. I feel they are ready to close me off from them if I try anymore! I am a true Momma Bear and love them with every fiber of my being! It appears that they are still going to get it. Fear of losing their job over the mandate is a big part of it for one of them plus the fear of germs in general. I know fear is a liar and have tried to convey this and to seek discernment.

Henry Acres
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September 13, 2021 5:43 pm

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#IWillNotComply trends on Twitter after Biden orders vaccine mandate

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https://patriotdailypress.com/2021/09/10/iwillnotcomply-trends-on-twitter-after-biden-orders-vaccine-mandate/

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September 13, 2021 8:27 pm

I’m so amazed how this type of comment coming from jb (which I haven’t and won’t read) only strengthens my resolve. It’s like a direct boost of determination, confidence and an all-out refusal to ever surrender to their tyranny. I can only give God credit, because without him, who knows how I’d respond. Thank you, Lord.

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September 13, 2021 10:30 pm

Oops! Sorry, Dianne! I didn’t write my remark to make my intended purpose very clear. What I was trying to say was that no matter what type of push back comes down from the jb admin, all of it only inspires me more to stand against it. Any directive that jb gives, I avoid because I, in advance of reading his directives, have no intention of complying. My amazement is in God and how he can cause me to have a stronger resolve when without his influence, I’d probably be more like Chicken Little. My point really wasn’t anything specific to the article. I can see now how misleading my comment was. Sorry ’bout that. 😊

Henry Acres
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September 13, 2021 5:38 pm

CONSPIRACYCONTROLDEPOPULATION

We Should All Be Worried About The United Nations (UN) Food Systems Summit: The Battle For The Future Of FoodHAFSeptember 13, 2021

“So you have a dinner table set, then the questions would be who set the table, who is invited to the table, who sits beside whom during dinner? And what is the menu? For whom and for what is the food summit? And right now, the way it has been, the agenda they’ve set leaves out crucial peoples and even their own UN nation agencies being left behind.”

Source:
https://humansarefree.com/2021/09/un-food-systems-summit-future-of-food.html

Also from the same site…this is actually pretty well known to long time INET folks..:)
https://humansarefree.com/category/trolls

Henry Acres
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September 13, 2021 5:31 pm

This is from almost a year ago, but offers a lot of information to add to the suitcase full of info we’ve already read about here on Dianne’s fabulous site, or even researched and found for ourselves. Anyway, I’ll let you folks decide for yourselves.

Who Does “Political Polarization” Really Harm?
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Source:
https://vaxxter.com/who-does-political-polarization-harm/

Henry Acres
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September 13, 2021 5:28 pm

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That’s because sequencing tests have to be federally approved for results to be disclosed to doctors or patients, and most are not yet.

Lab scientists say the process of validating the tests for approval is too costly and time-consuming.

Source:
https://luis46pr.wordpress.com/2021/09/13/covid-19-variant-fraud-exposed-why-they-wont-tell-you-which-variant-you-are-infected-with/

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September 13, 2021 3:55 pm

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September 13, 2021 3:55 pm

BE MY VOICE

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DebbyJBalk
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September 13, 2021 3:51 pm

Counting my blessings, especially in those small moments all throughout our days. The outpouring of the Holy Spirit is pressing in on us! I am witness to him, and I praise the Lord that as things are heating up, he is showing me his power to be there, right next to me, and helping me fight the battles and to win the war. Here’s a simple example: Recently, the Lord led me to leave my former church and to attend a new one. The new one aligns with the growth that the Holy Spirit has done in me these past several months and years. This new church God led me to is boldly preaching the Word of God, people are being saved and baptized, and they are modeling ways to speak out against the tyranny all around us. Anyways, last night within minutes from each other, I received a text and an email from two former church members, the church that the Lord just had me leave. The text was an invitation to attend their ladies bible study, and the email was basically an accusation that I bailed on the church during their difficult time in which they are in. Within moments of getting these two contacts, I saw on Christian TV a preacher talking about “When the Lord moves you to a new season.” The preacher immediately caught my attention. As I listened, he even referred to the example of “when the Lord moves you to a different church.” Well, that really got my attention, so I continued listening. Then he went on to say, press ahead…..Don’t look back or keep one foot in the former and one foot in the new season. Leave the old behind and follow fully where the Lord is leading you. He explained that if we try to keep part of our attention on the former, that we will not be fully present to receive what God has prepared for us in the new season he’s moved us to. I have no doubt that the timing of this TV show was anything but God’s perfect plan, his perfect timing for me, the Holy Spirit administered to my need in that moment….my need to know how to respond to that text and email. The Lord is ever present and he will guide us in the way we should go. There are many more examples of him “showing up and showing me” which way to proceed. I’m forever grateful, and I just wanted to come on here and give him honor and glory. In Jesus name. Amen! May we all be attuned to the power of the Holy Spirit that lives within us, those who have chosen Jesus as their Lord. Be blessed, dear friends. Jesus loves you! Amen!. PS. The enemy has also been attacking, undermining, and trying to sabotage me in this new season (at new church), but I don’t want to give him any undue attention. I’ll only say that the Holy Spirit intervened during every attack and showed me a way out. PTL!! 🙏💖🙋💪💕

christinewjc
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September 13, 2021 6:57 pm

Debby, I sympathize, support, and most of all…celebrate you in your decisions made while being attacked by others.

Yes, the Holy Spirit of God will guide us in all of our ways when we listen to His leading – and not the criticism of those who have possible bad motives and/or nefarious agendas. We must be very discerning during these difficult times we find ourselves in today.

Congrats for being strong in our Lord’s leading! ✝️🙏🏻❤️

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September 13, 2021 8:36 pm

Thank you so much, Christine. And discernment… I sure can use more practice. I feel like the Lord is equipping us for an even note difficult road ahead. I’m so thankful to have the support of friends here. This is a special place. 💖

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September 14, 2021 6:19 am

He speaks to us in many different ways, we just have to have the ears to listen!

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September 13, 2021 3:51 pm

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September 13, 2021 1:44 pm

Thank you, Dianne! This message has been so heavy in my own spirit for many years! We do truly need to come before the Father God and repent with all that is in us…our minds, hearts, soul and strength! There is NO other way! Praise and glory be unto God that He is compassionate and merciful and full of grace!
Joel 2:12-17 says:
v. 12-“Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
v.13- and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
v. 14- Who knoweth if he will return and repent, and leave a blessing behind him; even a meat offering and a drink offering unto the Lord your God?
v. 15- Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:
v. 16- gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.
v. 17- Let the priests, the ministers of the Lord, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Lord, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?

In these verses, God is calling ALL peoples of every aspect of life to come before Him and to repent. Back in ancient Israel, the bridegroom and bride were exempt from going forth with sacrifices or the bridegroom into battle as time was set aside for the two to spend together. It was the duties of the priests to offer up the sacrifices, but here….call for all to come forth and see if God would not leave behind a blessing. True repentance is from the very heart of man….NOT outward signs, nor words which can be easily spoken, but have not sincerity or meaning. This is the circumcision of the heart (Romans 2:;29 for instance) is what God is requiring and it is here that the greatest gift is deposited for those who cry out to Him to receive Jesus, His Son, as their personal Savior!
In the following verses….deliverance is promised and, also, the outpouring of His Holy Spirit! This is the purpose of what God is doing…to prepare us for the coming Kingdom and for the restoration of all things back unto Himself.