Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Reminded

This morning as I am reading through Jeremiah God is speaking as to what is about to happen to Moab.  And it says this:

"Because you trusted in your wealth and skill, you will be taken captive.  Your god Chemosh,  with his priests and officials will be hauled off to distant lands."  Jeremiah 48:7

There is a reoccurring theme throughout the Bible, its history and its warnings.  Not to trust in ANYTHING other than in God alone. And when I say God I feel I now need to qualify that, I mean the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  Immanuel, God with us, Jesus Christ.  Acts 4:12 says that there is no other name by which we can be saved.

Romans 10:11 says, "Anyone who trusts in Him (Jesus), will NOT be put to shame." 

We can NOT get our priorities wrong, we will see God's judgement as soon as we begin to make something other than Jesus Christ our foundation, God, Lord and Savior.  He IS our All in All.  The Author and Finisher of our faith, the one and only True God.  No one will be saved but through Him.

Moab was devastated because they trusted in their wealth and their skill.  The Bible says in Zachariah 4:6 it is not by our might (strength) or power but by His Spirit.  The good news is that if we humble ourselves He WILL be faithful to return to us and restore us.

I plead with you today, DO NOT trust in anything other than Jesus. He is the King of Kings and He will not be mocked.  He loves you and if you place ALL your faith in Him He Himself will fight for you, not against you.  The choice is up to you, today is the day of decision.


Joel Brown

2 comments:

Tammy Lynn Henderson said...

He is the only One who never fails, never changes and is always there for us. He is the only One you can put your faith and trust in that will never fail you, leave you or forsake you. Trusting in anything or anyone else over Him will lead to failure. He loves us and only has the best for us. Give him everything and you'll be amazed what he has planned for you!

A.J. Heinrich said...

A lesson this country needs reminding of. The U.S. has long trusted in it's wealth, intellectual prowess and military might. We are fast approaching the time of God's judgement for our national sins. My prayer is that Christians in the U.S. will not only bend their knees and plead with God for revival; but, that we also ask for wisdom and discernment, lest we be caught confusing patriotism with faith and find ourselves facing the same judgement.