THE VOICE

“I am scared, is anyone there? I’m here in hell, is anyone there? I scream and yell but no one opens the door. Is anyone there? Please listen to our moans and listen to our pain. Is anyone there? People are dying, my friend is dying. I call out again and again but why don’t you answer. Is anyone there?”

The above statement is not a common statement re-posted on Facebook nor re-tweeted in Twitter, but a fragment of the poem written by a former north Korean defector, Ji Hyeon A.

I take this opportunity to ask you for a moment or more to pray for North Korea especially to North Koreans who are imprisoned in their own terrifying country facing human rights’ violations such as forced abortion, forced hard labor, rape, starvation, summary executions and many others–these are conditions that amount to crimes against humanity.

If you’d say, “We have enough crisis on our own countries..so why do we care about theirs?”, don’t you think you’d be happy to hear these same statements from them if we’d swap situations…if we become north Koreans and them become like us….enjoying democracy?

My heart is pained when instead of us, of course including myself, could have think of caring, helping, praying or even pausing to silently or to the least of secretly sympathizing to the destitutes or humanly violated creatures, have gone along with our usual days pitying ourselves on how people care about how we looked like in the outside, on about how quick and frequent we could post on social medias our recent life’s status and even our private lives as if the world care about knowing ’em. When in fact, we can save those wasted time to learn more about other creatures out there that the medias didn’t covered on their news. That there are Christians killed every day in an underground church and prison camps in China, Russia, Pakistan, India, Iraq…while we are not even true to our faith here in our country even though we are enjoying the freedom of worship or religion. That there are hungry and starving out there and we are enjoying here our comfort zones, not even sharing our blessings to the nearest beggar that pull the end of our trousers just to get our attentions. That instead of thanking the cook for a well-presented food on the platter, we never realized what type of food the prisoners are munching, if those are even food for humans or for dogs.

There’s so much to say…but expressing my concern wouldn’t even help solve these problems, but you can make a difference. You can help. You are a warrior, not a worrier. You are whole, healed and delivered.

Last night, I was reading the book of 1 Samuel (from the Bible) about the story of David and Goliath. Although I have read it couple of times, running my eyes through the pages still have an impression of new experience, since every day we face our giants–such as worries, anxities, doubts, fears, losing hope, persecutions, poverty, sickness, unforgiveness, hurts, guilts, self-pity, vanity, setbacks, and many others.

Do you know that WORDS have the POWER over a giant?

 

READ: 1 Samuel 17:45-47 King James Version (KJV)

45 Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.

46 This day will the Lord deliver thee into mine hand; and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.

47 And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with sword and spear: for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give you into our hands.”

Believing on the Words, the very words that he uttered, David fought a good fight and won the battle since the battle is not his but the LORD’s.

North Korea has been a threat to us not just to the north Koreans themselves with their mad dictator Kim Jong-un, unsurprisingly unpredictable, but to the neighboring countries in the east Asia and to the rest of the world. Nevertheless, who could stand against the allies of righteous forces that prays day and night with prayers and supplications before our BIG GOD, the creator of the universe and mankind!

To God be the glory!

 

 

 

 

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Bullying, or Witnessing to others?

Today, I accidentally read an article of a 13-year old Australian girl who committed suicide. This girl was a victim of bullying from school. From students of the same school she attended. The bullying which started from physical and psychological reached to an outrageous crime of getting the girl raped masterminded by the bullies. As a result, she suffered a lot–panic attack, separating herself from others, even mental illness.

She wrote a letter before she took her life. I am not encouraging others to do the same, it’s not a brave act to take one’s life. I also was a victim of bullies when I was in grade school. It was part of my growing up, to be as I am now, successful maybe in my career had also dark past as well as others in our growing up.

I learned to be brave after I forgot those nightmares. To move on, to forget and forgive. Life does not end with the only few chapters. Who cares if the first 5 chapters of your life story was hell, what matters is you let the writer continue your story by adding more chapters. You might not expect the next 5 chapters will be brighter, more beautiful, hopeful and full of colors. The books have lots of chapters to write on with our lives. Let’s not be contented without knowing our life-stories’ good ending.

I hope the ending with your story is not tragic.

Anyone deserves to have a good and happy ending. After all, life is worth-living.

 

#THE_IMPORTANCE_OF_WITNESSING_TO_OTHERS

God did not ransom us from the pit (of hell/ eternal damnation) so we could just keep the knowledge on ourselves. We can’t enjoy God’s favor, love, salvation and at the same time look at others bondage by sin, of ignorance, heading to hell. God wanted us to share this (TRUTH) to others who don’t know this.

I want to share a very wonderful thing God did with me this week.

November 9th (Thu), 2017, I dreamed of Jesus appearing to me and reading to me Ezekiel 3 (the whole chapter), then He directed me to read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John…Jesus as lovely as He was in my dream, was a really gentle and gracious teacher to me. Then I woke up.

Unfortunately, I neglected that dream for some reasons like I was busy at work, etc. until on November 10th-11th, I was able to bump onto a YouTube channel with a video on Spiritual Warfare. I had taken notes especially on the 200 and more scriptural-verses (both Offensive and Defensive) that you can use for Spiritual Warfare.

Since then, I started to memorize the first 5 verses listed: Luke 20:42; Psalms 68:1; Luke 10:19; 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 and Ephesians 6:11-18.

Then I remember about my dream on the 9th of November. Today, I read Ezekiel 3. The Holy spirit prompted me that the dream which Jesus appeared to teach me about those scriptures, was telling me to have a new way of reading / studying the bible, and that is to also memorize Scriptures.

Please do take time to READ EZEKIEL 3 (whole chapter). This is a critical verse telling us our assignment, our mandate or responsibility to witness to others. That we must warn those who are sinning, if not, their blood will be upon our heads. You might not know the person you are sharing with right now of the love of Jesus, might have had a problem that he thought suicide is the last resort.

 

#You_are_where_God_wants_you_to_be_at_his_very_moment.

#Every_experience_is_part_of_His_plan.

To God be the glory!

 

 

 

Ultimate plan of God

Do you love God only when you’re happy?

Or did you get mad at Him when things got tough??

Many times in life we get so confident, we start to depend on our own strength.
But as we walk, we realize that the path we chose won’t give us anything..

And we realize we can’t do without God.

Then at one point, we can’t walk anymore and we ask ourselves…
“Am I still worthy?” “Is God mad at me?” “If I go back, will He accept me?”
If this is you then turn around, and you will see God is waiting for you with open arms…

He has been and always will be with you whether you realize it or not. No matter how far you leave Him, He never leaves you. No matter who you are, or what you’ve done, He loves each and every one of you.

(a transcription from the video “Ultimate plan of God; video: Ary Shu)

THE DOCTOR IS OUT

Today, I’m thanking God for giving me a new exciting day. Things may not come up as I expected or planned it to be, but it turned out so wonderful more than I expected.

Since childhood, I had the feeling of wanting to get lost in the place new, to the unknown. That’s what youth thinks out of curiosity, the part of growing, but at least not to the way of destruction. There is a healthy experiment that God leaves us as He does not create us as robots or puppets without the will to choose what we wanted, but of course with His supervision as a parent is to His child.

So, whenever I feel I needed to search something about myself or for something, to ponder, I usually ride a public vehicle say a bus, van, jeepney, or any sorts of as long as it could take me anywhere. The fact is, I wanted to see the greeneries, waterways, mountains, nature to make my soul find rest. Where you there?

Then, after realizing, oh this is quite far enough, I stopped and went back. Just like in the movie Forrest Gump where he run and run and run without a goal, no aim at all, and when he’s asked why he run he said, “just as long as I could.” Until he stopped and returned.

Anything, even a little or senseless may it sound for others do have significant value for us. Our life-stories is already written by God before we were born.

So, what’s got into me today?

I intended to attend a three-day Women’s Conference as invited by our pastor which I thought will start today. So, I set my alarmed clock last night. Funny that my cat woke me up 5 minutes before it rang, an hour after, I sprinted to the conference venue. But guess what, I was told by the guard it will start tomorrow. I wanted to confirm it myself so I checked the ad posted on the wall, it is confirmed tomorrow not today! Here’s the pic.

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“Okay, it’s not my loss waking up early since I could go to my dentist instead for my monthly appointment,” I told myself. When I arrived at the clinic, guess what, “THE DOCTOR IS OUT”. The secretary told me he’s out for something more important.

“Alright, then this is the perfect time to go home…as I was crossing the road, I stopped for a while to capture a new constructed high-rise building in my city. Here’s the pic.

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As I was walking on the not-so-busy-street, I decided why not walk my way home. But, guess what, at the end of the block, I got tired so I said, “I need to ride a tricycle.” Unfortunately, no one seemed to let me in. So I turned around and decided to go to the mall to look for a DVD player and speaker that I really plan on buying at the end of this month. I said, “Oh now is the perfect time, God really willed it.” I ride on a jeepney. I told the driver to drop me at SM Lanang. I prefer farther so I can, you know, enjoy the ride, to ponder, thinking I am missing a lot of air, the outside world because I’m working every day until midnight and woke up late as late as 12 noon. But guess what, I have ridden the wrong vehicle. It turned the other way. I thought to myself, “Yeah this is what you want right, to get lost or reach places you haven’t been?” As the vehicle continue to move on, I felt excited, knowing that this day is unplanned which make me feel thrilled a bit.

The driver realized that, asked me, “Where are you really heading?” I said, “Just go on, I’ll tell you where.” It gets farther and farther. New place. Desire met. Then, I said, “Stopped.” I pretended to drop by a fast-food restaurant. Went inside to refresh myself since it’s getting hotter outside.

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After that, I went out, decided to go back (not home since I’m planning to still look for DVD player and speaker in the nearest mall, at least nearest to my workplace. I found a jeepney waiting for passengers. I got in. At least, my story in that ride didn’t end usual, since I met two old women as old as 79 and 60. They melt my heart seeing at the other one with a walking stick, missing teeth and hunch back, but still trying to work for a living, they even tried to sell us their peanut butter telling at least for their transpo fare. They are simple people, yet they are happy and could give a big smile. I realized that inside the jeepney were different people of different walks of life—some may be rich, some poor and some are really-really poor.

I been working every day to make a living, sometimes I’m stressed out due to workloads. But there are some who are, who don’t even have enough. I am thankful that God is taking care of us all. He is the source of everything. . . of all our needs.

Eventually, I reached the mall and climbed the overpass where I saw beggars. It melts my heart again. I gave some amount and talked to some of them. I realized that they don’t only need our charity, but our HEARTS. It’s so easy to give and walk away. But, to stop and listen to them, is scant, even impossible to do since we are all so busy. Everyone needs to be accepted, to belong and to realize their life-purpose.

When I got inside the mall, I roamed and saw at a distant a carousel. Since childhood, I always wanted to ride a merry-go-round but haven’t had the chance. So, I drag my feet near to it, gazing at the children who are really having fun with the ride and smiled by that scenery. It made me so happy.

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So, I’ll end up my today’s story here. How about you, what’s your story today?

God is awesome and unpredictable God. He teaches us lessons every day and He could even speaks to us in mysterious ways.

“Delight yourself in the Lord and He shall give you your heart’s desire.”

To God be the glory!

Dream today: Heaven and lake of fire

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March 10, 2017 – My dream today from dawn to morning.

A. I was riding a public transit (jeep). When we reached the crossroads, the driver deceitfully U-turned to the wrong way. I contested, but he didn’t seem to hear. He smiled as devil. But, a supernatural power stopped the vehicle so I was able to get away and waited for the right vehicle.

(Wisdom: right vs wrong direction; right vs wrong person or partner/s; the enemy comes only to kill, steal and destroy)

B. I and my mom need to go to the bank. Then heading back from downstairs became hard for me since I had a baby boy and a grocery – (rice) on my arms to carry. Then there’s a spirit filled young lady who helped me. She took the baby from me and put it inside her bag with ease and my mom took the grocery and carried it for me.

That lady carried us to a place we didn’t know. After a long walk, we entered in an old building with pre-school at the ground floor and apartment in the second floor. We need to pass on the stairs which looked fanciful and well fabricated with decorations on the outside; however its foundation is not strong. As we reach the second floor, we‘re able to rest inside her comfortable room.

(Wisdom: Don’t judge by the external factors and the way to righteousness is hard, but once you reach on top, you’ll find rest)

  1. Heaven and lake of fire

Then, while we’re inside that room, I was caught into a place where all I could see is burning liquid fire. Few of us were there: Moses, Aaron, me, Nick Carter and other Backstreet Boys band singer, Britney Spears and a loved-one so dear to me). We’re sitting on a fire-resistant white, soft surface like a mat (I’m not sure what it was like a rubber or a very thick material that couldn’t be burned) suspended above the running lava or lake of fire as if from volcano. I could not see the ending, there’s no wall, like we’re inside a cooking pot. However, we didn’t feel the heat nor the mat got burned.

We’re dressed in white robes or gown. Some of us are radiating or glowing from the light that comes from our body.  This light is a sign, a deposit Holy Spirit inside us so we can’t be harmed, especially Moses and Aaron. Accidentally or some unseen hand pushed Aaron making him dived into the lava or lake of fire underneath us. But, he was not hurt nor burned because of his white gown and the light inside him. He got wet and climbed back as if he just dived from the swimming pool of water.

Suddenly, Jesus appeared from nowhere. He’s walking towards us as if in the bible as he walks on the water towards the boat of Peter and other 12 disciples’.  I was so excited to meet Him, but my heart is a mix of fear, love and excitement. He’s such a huge man, wearing a white robe/ gown like us.

The Holy Spirit spoke to me the reason why we’re there, in that horrifying place.  It was to purify us like gold purified through fire. When Jesus turned towards me, staring at me, He’s smiling and full of love. And, I was like a baby or an infant giggling to Him saying, “Hi Jesus!” But He said nothing. Instead, His aura changed as He turned to the other person sitting next to me (members of Backstreet boys). His face was full of compassion and sadness. We communicate with the language of heaven, not with words but with our minds and hearts, so we understood what He wanted to say.

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I understood that singers like them who particularly sing love songs break His heart, because those songs we’re not for Him. Even, Britney Spears who’s also there sitting with us were warned. But Jesus at that moment is so gracious and compassionate. He didn’t want anyone to be thrown into the lake of fire unprotected — those who were not wearing white robe or gown. Because obviously, if they will be submerged into the lake of fire, they’ll got burned. So Jesus gave them the grace; there’s still time to turn back to Him.

The last person I saw Jesus caught attention to was one of my loved-one. She came in as if she’s attending an interview wearing her best suit (blouse and pants) and bringing with her her laptop, Smartphone and pen. I don’t know what happened next.

(Wisdom: Those who love the world or the things of the world are enemies of God.)

Next. My spirit was carried to heaven. Then, I was flying in the sky. I could see very thick clouds and suddenly a particular picture appeared. It reads, “LOVE.” Not only that, it was meant LOVE and felt LOVE. Then I woke up from that dream. As I woke up, I pondered the vision I saw. Then I searched from the Bible scriptures that could support this great revelation, thinking were they biblical or not.

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And…these Scriptures dawned on me.

 

Sufficient related Bible passages:

  1. 1 John 2:28– (Children of God)

And now, dear children, continue in Him, so that when He appears we may be confident and unashamed before Him at His coming.

  1. 1 John 3: 1-3 (AMP) Children of God Love One Another

“See what an incredible quality of love the Father has shown to us, that we would [be permitted to] be named and called and counted the children of God! And so we are! For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved, we are [even here and] now children of God, and it is not yet made clear what we will be [after His coming]. We know that when He comes and is revealed, we will [as His children] be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is [in all His glory]. And everyone who has this hope [confidently placed] in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure (holy, undefiled, guiltless).”

  1. 1 John 4:13-19 (NKJV) The Consummation of Love

“By this we know that we abide in Him, and He in us, because He has given us of His Spirit. And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son as Savior of the world.  Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.  And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the Day of Judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.  We love Him[a] because He first loved us.”

To God be the glory!

 

 

 

7 things I learned today…HS spoke in my heart.

 

1. If you still wanna hear Him, continue to submit to Him.
2. You can’t give up on someone when they need you.
3. You can do all things through Christ.
4. he/she might be small in your eyes but God loves to work through unlikely people.
5. God is more than enough.
6. He’ll get you through this.
7. God is in control today.

Amen. So blessed today.thank u Jesus.

Yom Kippur: the day of atonement

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Today is the day of atonement (Yom-Kippur)–the holiest of all feast; the day of repentance; an everlasting sacrifice to the Lord; the day of sanctification, for the restoration of all things and the establishment of all things…the holiest day to the Lord, interceding for the nation and of Israel, and the day of salvation in the house of Israel.

READ: Leviticus 1:6; Hebrews 10:14; Numbers6:24-26; Hebrews 7; Zechariah 12:10

 

Prayer of Repentance (Personal sins)

Meditate: Psalms 24:3-5

– Clean hands…Psalms 15:1-5

– Pure heart …Psalms 51:7; Malachi 3:2-3; John 15:3

– Not lifted the soul to idols…1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Galatians 5:19-20; Hebrews 12:14

– He that is truthful…Revelation 21:8

Sins of the Tongue: (Prophecy – The Philippines will enter a Word-war)

“Speech is the index of the Mind/ Soul.” (Index- summary)

Matthew 12:34 “Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaks.”

Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life is in the power of tongue; and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”

James 3:6 “The tongue is a Fire, a world of iniquity”

James 3:8 “…a deadly weapon”

James 3:2 “For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in words, the same is a perfect man, and able to bridle the whole body.”

 

SINS OF THE TONGUE:

  1. Lying tongueProv. 25:18; John 8:44; Proverbs 6:17; Rev. 21:8
  2. Flattering tongue – (to praise in a way that is no sincere) Psalms 5:9
  3. The proud tonguePsalms 12:3-4
  4. Over-used Tongue – (a person of many words) – Ecclesiastes 5:2-3
  5. A swift tongue: Why did God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth? Prov. 18:13; James 1:19
  6. The Backbiting TongueProv 25:23; Romans 1:30; Prov 6:19
  7. The Tale-Bearing TongueProv 18:8; Lev 19:16; Romans 14:19; Phil 2:3
  8. The Cursing TongueRomans 3:13-14; Psalms 109: 17-18
  9. The Piercing TongueProv 12:18.. (hait na dila) –The Lord admonishes us… Colossians 4:6; Titus 2:8
  10. The Silent Tongue – The silent tongue is sinful because we have been commanded to witness for our Lord Jesus Christ. Acts 1:8. To be silent about Christ is to sin against Christ. Mark 8:38

 

Let us ask the Holy Spirit to remind us of the sins we have done against others, against ourselves, and against God, confess these sins and ask God for forgiveness.

For the sins of defiling God’s Name through money and material wealth

For the sins of greed, pride, disobedience, rebellion, lack of love and concern for others

For the sins of fear, unbelief, prayerlessness, complacency

For the sins of looking down to others and esteeming ourselves more holy and more righteous

For the sin of imprudence and passing judgment against others

For the sins of business dealings, of giving and taking bribes

For the sins of evil inclinations of the desires of the flesh, and improper thoughts

For the sins of disrespect against parents and against authorities, and against the law of the land

For the sins of disrespect against parents and against authorities, and against the law of the land

 

Psalms 139: 23-24 “Search me O God, and know my heart; Test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there be any wicked ways in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”

(Credited to the body of Christ and Intercessors for the Philippines)

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To God be the glory!