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Exit Strategy End Times: “Eternal free will, the test we must pass.”

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“Shall we enter eternity naked of the disciplines critical to the governing of our eternal free will?”   Eternal free will?

Did God really forsake Jesus? No, God never leaves us or forsakes us. He does however hide Himself from us. “And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.”  (Isaiah 59:2 NASB) Note it does not say “He does not see.” We have been told God does not look upon sin. That is not in the Bible. We can feel forsaken sensing His absence, even though He is there and sees us. What we think, reveals the test of our will.

Jesus had already forgiven us by interceding when He then cried out to His Father asking not if but “Why” He had been forsaken. His (our) sins were forgiven when He forgave us. That contradiction, I believe, is why Jesus asked why His God had forsaken Him. Jesus knew He was forgiven of all of our sins. So Father, “Why am I still here?” Imagine the Devil saying, “Oh just leave Him there (on the cross) for a while. He will curse them. You made a mistake sending Him to be like them.” We do not know this but it sounds like previous behavior from the enemy of our souls.

In those last hours, did God administer the ultimate and final test to the human side of Christ the Son of Man? Can sons of men populate eternity clean, emptying themselves of the curses of this life? Will we like Christ lovingly endure tribulation, fulfilling God’s will for us as His witnesses? I believe this question had to be answered on the Cross because Christ was the first-born of many brethren, because He would return to His Father in a different form than when He left. Now Jesus is a God-man. As sons of God, we are asked the same thing.

Jesus knew He had to be rejected by mankind, obediently, Jesus forgave. What about feeling rejected by His divine Father? Did Jesus have it within Himself to endure as a man representing all men? Was He assured enough by what He knew and had experienced and from prophecy, trusting the Words He knew the Father had given Him and given others long before Him? Was that the test in those final hours on the cross, to go with what you know NOT what you hear or see?

Did Jesus have what it took to endure to the finish line, as a Spirit filled, free willed, Son of Man? YES and we do too. Enduring love kept Jesus from cursing us! Did God see all of us while observing Christ, our elder Brother, our legal representative, our righteous example? While believing He was forsaken, He lovingly endures, legally representing us to God in a magnificently victorious way and God to us as His Holy messenger. Can we find hope in that? Can we see our potential in Him? Do we not see the Way to eternity in this? Walking in grace now prepares us for later!

What if we believe we are forsaken in some future scenario? Is there any carnality left in us? The power of faith and confidence in God is purposely displayed to all who see as we endure, interceding? We see Jesus the Son of Man relying upon the delivering power of God’s words just as God expects us to. Forgive (from our heart) to be forgiven.

Our flesh is a powerful force against our spirit and our Godly will. With Jesus we do briefly see faint shadows of that possible weakness in the Garden of Gethsemane. Like Jesus, it was OK to not want this as long as we surrender to the whole plan of God which includes our eternal life

Our will demonstrated here in life answers questions God was willing to ask of His own Son, a Son now clothed in a soul and spirit, like us. He became like us to be a sacrifice for us and to show us our potential while showing us our path, His Way.

Rejoice in Hope (loved ones.) Persevere in tribulation (beloved.) Be devoted to prayer, (our deliverance, demonstrated by Christ Himself from the cross.)  Romans 12:12

The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “Motivations are Inspirations acted upon.”

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These thoughts came to me while writing the book. Inspired? You decide. See page 287  (Last Section)  “Motivations” inspirations leading to,  “Exit Strategy, we initiate the return of Christ.”

“Shall we enter eternity naked of the disciplines critical to the governing of our eternal free will?”

“We seek eternal life but fail to think eternally. We want to live forever but fail to grasp how to do so. We do not lack desire, we have lacked understanding.”  JME

 The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “Our Prophetic Preparation, The Lord’s Prayer.”

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“A Spiritual Trojan Horse with Prophetic power!.”  (Minor revisions 1-22-15, my 33rd wedding anniversary)

“Our Father who art in heaven…” is a belief statement. “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done…,” is a request to God asking that the kingdom, therefore the characteristics that define the kingdom would come (and reign) over us, reigning just as they reign in heaven. This is a preparatory prayer using the power of prophecy. It is the speaking of God’s will into existence in our lives. Jesus knew this and took advantage of this teaching moment to insert this Spiritual Trojan Horse into this lost and dying world. Christ preached the Good News of the Kingdom. The goal of of the Lord’s prayer was initiated by Christ. Jesus totally represented the kingdom. How can we not? That prayer has been prophetically spoken uncountable times, even if we did not realize it!

Prayed as a prophecy over our hearts first, we must also then live “on earth as it is in heaven..”

Christ knew what was critical to insure our entrance into eternal life. His warnings prove it. Warnings require responses. After reconciliation to God the Way, the Truth and the Life must then prevail. Jesus knew that in the earth as well as in heaven, daily grace (bread) would be needed just as seriously as food. Do you really think He was talking about food? Bread typically represents Jesus before anything else and He personifies grace. We need Jesus daily and more so what He taught. Will an eternity of free willed souls need grace? Yes, unless all grace necessary was applied in this life? THAT is God’s goal for each of us.

Connecting to, “on earth as it is in heaven..” the next phrase begins with a conjunction. “…and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.” This is a qualifier and preparatory. Imagine, what if you see someone in heaven that hurt you severely on earth? There can be no grudges, no anger, no hatred, only grace and peace flowing between all. You will need to be glad your offender made it. What if you were the offender? We might not be glad if we fail in God’s grace toward each other now, in this life. God is not willing to take that chance in heaven. We had our chance. Of course if I am forgiving and forgiven, I have nothing to worry about. See Hebrews 12: 14-15, Matthew 6:14-15.

As the good news of the kingdom “Thy will be done…” is recognized by us, we are to walk in that “enduring love.” See Matthew 24: 12-14 Enduring love is the grace of God and not just in “received” grace but more so in “granted” grace. We are one receiving grace. They are many in need of grace. We are to share the bread, the grace, that is life (John 6:33,) with others who need life. What Jesus taught speaks to His Lordship. His Lordship points to grace and sacrifice. Jesus went first, we must choose to follow Him to glory.

If praying the Lord’s prayer one may not grasp the intended prophetic nature of it. Have we resisted what we have been asking for all these years?

The subjects of Christ’s (and Father God’s) teachings, love, peace, and joy compared to unforgiveness, bitterness and anger, must be addressed here in this life. You were forgiven of sins previously committed once already, in your reconciliation through the death of Christ. (See Romans 3:25) Upon asking Jesus to be Lord, now you (must) learn to not resurrect those sins. You must put them to death permanently. “That’s impossible!” Following Christ’s example, the abundance of grace will be applied in your efforts to overcome as long as you apply grace when being tried yourself by others. It is amazingly simple! Supplementing your effort, as you forgive others God forgives you. Grace must reign in us. Grace reigns in the kingdom. Grace delivers righteousness to those who walk in its guidance. Righteousness is the key to eternal life and that through Christ Jesus. See Romans 5:21.

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You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “Right is not always righteous.”

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“But what about us? Has hatred locked the door to heaven against us? Are we never to see that loved one again? If we refuse to ever darken a church doorway again, you can bet we will never darken heaven’s gate either.”                                         (A quote from previous post, “God is no longer waiting….)

Yesterday for the first time, a reader asked to be removed from my email list. Larry (no you do not know him) was polite and I did as he asked. I would like to have known the reason for his departure. I would have respected his input. I would hate to think it was objection to or disagreement with what I am writing. Some discussion would have helped both of us if that were the case.

Larry, if someone forwards this to you, please consider a response to me or a comment on the post you objected to.

Regarding my quote above. There will be no hatred in the kingdom or in the hearts of those who live there. Judging is unacceptable also. It is the presumptuous sin of Psalms 19:13-14. Speaking of judging David says to God, “Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins; let them not rule over me; then I will be blameless, and I shall be acquitted of great transgression. Let the words of my mouth…” 

So will one help Jesus or oppose Him? What if you are hurt in church by some division? Anger or hatred towards anyone is deadly. “I have forgiven but I can’t forget.” You mean you will not forget. You must choose to want to forget for your own good as well as theirs. The seeds of forgetfulness have been sown into you by God, you are able.

Blaming all churches or all Christians or GOD for what one or a few did to you or what God didn’t do for you, is evidence of your lack of understanding of God and the kingdom. “I’m still good with God God knows I am right..” Oh really? Right is not always righteous. God always loves you but do you love Him (and yourself) enough to forsake this curse you have brought upon yourself and others via unforgiveness? There is grace for you IF you will grant grace, remember The Lord’s prayer? and that grace from your heart! (see Matthew 18:35) Sure hurt hurts but relief has its Balm. Find a new church. Make better friends. FORGIVE to retain the reconciliation Christ died for. (See Romans 5:10)

Eternity has a narrow entrance. It must. His Way is the ONLY way. His enduring love flowing freely, first to you then through you, will get you there. Eternal life is IN and THROUGH Christ and all that IN and THROUGH encompasses.

The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “God is no longer waiting, darkness comes.”

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I am excited at how readership has increased. There have been over 140 visits reading multiple posts in the past week. Thank you Lord, Your message is getting out. Some believers will be spared! Thank you Lord.

I am learning just as you are. Surely you must know my ultimate goal, my hope, is that you will be moved to share these posts.

There is a world of hurt out there. That hurt is meant to trap and destroy our ability to love enduringly, like Christ. If we are in submission to His ownership, (we were bought with a price) our lives will reflect it outwardly and our heart will verify it inwardly. Our reward for active submission is peace and confidence now and eternal life with Jesus then.

Please…share at least one post with friends and family. What spoke to you might also speak to them.

There are souls in jeopardy and they are believers, friends, family and neighbors. Many are church goers. This group is the main target of God’s effort. The Apostasy (the falling away of believers) is already happening and will get worse. How many do you know that are not sitting along side in church any more? Send them a friendly note and a link to a post. How many have turned away because God did not heal their spouse or child or because “God” allowed a drunk driver to kill their loved one. Send them a link to a post. How many are gone because they have been hurt in church or in service to the church? Send them a link!

But what about us? Has hatred locked the door to heaven against us? Are we never to see that loved one again? If we refuse to ever darken a church doorway again, you can bet we will never darken heaven’s gate either.

Man’s will (especially our own) often dominates our existence. God knew it would and is using it to bring about His Word foretelling the end of our existence as we have known it. Yes, in loose terms God is using mankind to bring about mankind’s demise. How? The wages of sin is death. The Way, the Truth and the Life, after reconciliation to God via Christ, is the only means of escaping the sure eternal death mankind in rebellion is participating in against us.

God has called me to hide the wheat from the enemy by the threshing process of God’s Words and Christ’s example. Jesus IS the wine press of Gideon but this is about grace not blood. Christ’s teachings and example are grace. That is the symbolism of Gideon using the wine press instead of the threshing floor. Look it up. The blood has already been shed for those in Christ. It will not be shed again. After the blood of Christ, the creative power of what Jesus taught us along with what He did for us must be plugged into what God is asking of us all. Will our love for mankind (interceding love) endure? Will it  protect us as it did Jesus? It is up to us.

Please help me!  We followers are God’s trumpeteer’s. There is nobody else. The darkness is coming no matter what. Do we heed and assist in God’s attempt to spare the weak in faith? In studying unforgiveness, maybe we find WE are a little weaker than we thought; not only in faith but in following?

Please…pass these posts on. I am not asking you to promote my book. God will take care of that. The posts on their own can have some effect on hearts, God willing.

“…most people’s love will grow cold but the one who endures to the end he shall be saved; this good news of the reign (kingdom) shall be preached to all nations as a witness, then the end shall come.” (Matthew 24:12-14)

The nations are waiting to hear this message. Jesus prophesied that they would. Shall we step into prophecy? Someone said each of us are only six people away from everybody living now. Not sure that is true but it is inspiring.

“Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his Master put in charge of His household to give them their food at the proper time? Blessed is that slave whom his Master finds so doing when He comes.” (Matthew 24: 45-46)

If we do not act, darkness is still coming and Christ will follow. As the header depicts, the skies are red these mornings. After kneeling at His feet, I want to look Him in the eye knowing I tried. If it costs me this life, I will share something very precious with Jesus. Thank You Lord, oh Prince of Peace. I am excited that you chose Janis and I. She stands with You. All the more now Lord, I need your help.  Please tell her I love her and always will. Amen

The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “Seeds of forgetfulness.”

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I attended a great church service this morning. Praise and worship was wonderful. The message was powerful and packed with the truth. At the end of the service a word came forth from a member and our Pastor addressed it. Basically God was saying “Do not push me aside. I am appealing to you. I am trying to sow the truth in your heart. Do not reject My appeal to your heart.” I believe that is God’s heart precisely. No it was not sugar coated. It was love.

The pastor’s message was couched in the truth that we will reap what we sow. He quelled some thoughts in the congregation (in any congregation) by saying this was not an appeal about money but was an appeal to our hearts about even more important sowing and reaping. He then spoke to powerful possibilities we should embrace. The congregation was very responsive.

The Holy Spirit spoke also to me which I did not speak to the congregation, only to pastor and said, “I am showing you the practical (finances) while teaching you the Spiritual. Have you sown seeds of forgetfulness? How often have you wanted me to forget your sins? I have sown seeds of forgetfulness into your life. I expect a great harvest of more than I planted. My Word speaks of a “sea of forgetfulness” where I cast your sins. I tell you to cast mountains into the sea. I am not talking about a real mountain! I am talking about that mountains of offense you can not forget and maybe can not forgive because you can not forget. If I am willing to forget your sins, what fruit do I expect from you and multiplied?”

“Seed of forgetfulness?” Remember, forgiveness must come from the heart. It must be sincere. To forget is different. Forgetting is a soul, a mind, will, and emotions act. “Well I can forgive but I cannot forget.” God has sown “forgetfulness” into all who have come to Him for forgiveness. God does not want to remember our sins. God is love and everyone who loves knows God. The Word says love does not “keep an account.” Like God, we should NOT want to remember the sins committed against us. Remembering leads to an accounting problem in our souls. It can be lethal.

In my prayer time (in bed) last night, I realized that there were several (we all have several) I had forgiven and interceded for. I wanted to go further. “God I want to totally forget these offenses.” You can say that is crazy but God then reminded me that in asking for forgiveness, His forgetting our failings was an implied request and hope on our part. Wow. How many times since losing Janis had I recalled my failings (and we all have them) when thinking about “Why did God not heal Janis?” Had I hindered God? “Oh Lord say it is not so.” I truly understood weeping and gnashing of teeth. Then God in His mercy reminded me He had forgotten those “sins” years ago and He wanted me to forget them like He did, that as I well knew, Janis’ body because of the sickness had worn out, her physical heart had failed her but her spiritual heart never did.

God knows the love I had for Janis. To me it was absolute as was hers toward me. Was I  perfect? Far from it but she never seemed to remember my faults. I do not remember an argument (I did not say disagreement) in 33 years. She loved me unconditionally as I did Janis. I am still being told by concerned friends how much she loved me and how our love was a testimony and example to them. Dear God thank you for such a love.

God knows the times that are approaching. He knows forgetting is the process that destroys the lists we might keep toward others and especially about ourselves. Sure we must forgive but God knows because He required it of Himself in our relationship with Him, that we must choose to forget. The Holy Spirit will help us.

God has sown the seeds of “forgetfulness.” God expects a great harvest as you distribute many seeds of “forgetfulness” as well as “forgiveness.” He wants us to help ourselves and help those others by destroying the lists, all lists, by the power of true soul saving love from Him and then His love from within us toward others, releasing their souls totally.

Love does not keep account. “He that loveth not, knoweth not God…”

The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved, He waits,

Michael

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Exit Strategy End Times: “Have you really entrusted yourself to His Ways?”

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Have you really entrusted yourself to His Ways?

The key to correct understanding of all verses that say something like “he who believes shall be saved” is in knowing what the word “believe” means. In practically every case it is the word “Pisteou” meaning to entrust.

My posts are obviously controversial because this understanding in not well known among the body of Christ world-wide. Once we know this single fact, our perception of a Carte Blanche relationship with Christ is obliterated. This is good?  Absolutely!

Likeness to Christ means in heart, soul, and spirit. The very image of Christ speaks to our restrained behavior before others.

Read later, post: “Do we believe?”

These things posted and written in Exit Strategy are portions of understanding and are Gods grace to enlighten all of us. We would have little understanding if someone had not written down what they knew so the Bible could be created. God by the Holy Spirit is faithful to explain them. We must exercise our will to attain them. How else will he know our heart. “Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” “The heart is deceitfully wicked.” Look it up. Pretending will no longer work as times of greater struggle escalate. Our true soul will be revealed one way or the other. There is a reason why there will be “weeping and gnashing of teeth.” (Luke 13:28) There are things in life we all deeply regret. This must cover all of them, “If you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” This scripture follows the Lord’s Prayer. Next verse. So…how important do you think it is?

Father God is not going to held accountable for our lack of understanding. He sent Moses, Jesus, the Disciples, The Bible, thousands of preachers and now a nobody like Gideon whose only asset is that he is willing to try and hide the wheat from the enemy by bringing it to the “wine press.” Look it up. Are you feeling squeezed yet? We either let God thresh the chafe from our lives by His kindness or the enemy will do it in hell.

Remember, diseased wheat is no different from a Tare. Unforgiveness that remains in any form is a dis-ease we could have been healed of. Are we refusing?

This understanding does not prepare us for His immediate return. It prepares us to survive the darkness that precedes Him. Darkness is already being revealed and with biblical certainty will get worse. However, our defense is such that our “heavenly grace” toward all who accost us confirms our readiness for eternity. Our preparation is how God knows He can unleash the full blown prophecies of darkness and save those who embrace the defense He has created. “Many” however will perish. (Matthew 7)

Come on we can get prepared so we can then bless God by helping others. Many who before did not believe (entrust) will believe (entrust) now as the evidence mounts daily confirming the Word of God. This is God’s preparatory grace.  Thank You Lord.

The coming times will demand our understanding. Preparing now is paramount.

You are loved as He waits for us,

Michael

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