ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE
By Glenn H. Jackson
______...."This book of the law [the Word
of God] shall not depart from [always be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to
do according to all that is written in it; for THEN you will make your way prosperous, and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB
*____The church that is
not jealously protected by mighty intercession and sacrificial labors will before long become the abode of every evil bird and the hiding place for unsuspected corruption. The creeping wilderness will soon take over that church that trusts in its own strength
and forgets to watch and pray.
____...."pray without ceasing [remain in constant communication with God]".... 1 Thessalonians 5:17 NASB
...."The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man/woman availeth much".... James 5:16 KJV
REFLECTIONS OF THE FATHER'S HEART
By Glenn H. Jackson
[Exhortations From The Father]
* Rebellion and the "spirits of disheartenment" work hand in hand.
to fill with consternation or apprehension; dishearten and depress; an onrush of reproach causing downheartedness;
...."Then He said to me, "Son of man, stand
on your feet that I may speak with you!" As He spoke to me the Spirit entered me and set me on my feet; and I heard Him speaking to me. Then He said to me, "Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against
Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day. I am sending you to them who are stubborn and obstinate children, and you shall say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'
for them, whether they listen or not - for they are a rebellious house - they will know that a prophet has been among them. And you, son of man, neither fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; neither
fear their words nor be dismayed [disheartened] at their presence, for they are a rebellious house. But you shall speak My words to them whether they listen or not, for they are rebellious".... Ezekiel 2:1-7 NASB
have sent you to them who should listen to you; yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is stubborn and obstinate....."Go, shut yourself up in your house. As
for you, son of man, they will put ropes on you and bind you with them so that you cannot go out among them.
Moreover, I will make your tongue stick to the roof of your mouth so that you will be
mute and cannot be a man who rebukes them, for they are a rebellious house. But when I speak to you, I will open your mouth and you will say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.' He who hears, let him hear; and he who refuses, let him refuse; for they are a rebellious
house".... Ezekiel 3:6b-7, 24b-27 NASB