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And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying, Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee. So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days’ journey. And Jonah began to enter into the city a day’s journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.
So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them. For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes. And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water: But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands. Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?
And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.
La palabra del SEÑOR vino por segunda vez a Jonás: “Levántate, ve a Nínive, la gran ciudad, y proclama en ella el mensaje que Yo te diré.” Y Jonás se levantó y fue a Nínive conforme a la palabra del SEÑOR. Nínive era una ciudad muy grande, de un recorrido de tres días. Entonces Jonás comenzó a recorrer la ciudad camino de un día, y proclamaba: “Dentro de cuarenta días Nínive será arrasada.”
Entonces los habitantes de Nínive creyeron en Dios, y proclamaron ayuno y se vistieron de cilicio desde el mayor hasta el menor de ellos. Cuando llegó la noticia al rey de Nínive, se levantó de su trono, se despojó de su manto, se cubrió de cilicio y se sentó sobre ceniza. Y mandó proclamar y anunciar en Nínive, por decreto del rey y de sus grandes: “Ni hombre ni animales, ni buey ni oveja prueben cosa alguna. No dejen que pasten o beban agua. “Cúbranse de cilicio hombres y animales, y clamen a Dios con fuerza, y vuélvase cada uno de su mal camino y de la violencia que hay en sus manos. “¡Quién sabe! Quizá Dios se vuelva, se arrepienta y aparte el ardor de Su ira, y no perezcamos.”
Cuando Dios vio sus acciones, que se habían apartado de su mal camino, entonces Dios se arrepintió del mal que había dicho que les haría, y no lo hizo.
I have neglected this blog as of late, and I feel bad because of it. I have been caught up in the freelancing work I do along with the new website I have developed: http://lancerlife.com.
These are not good excuses at all for neglecting the Word of God. Just as Jonah went against God’s calling, I have done the same. No whale has swallowed me, but I did finally receive a picture and short letter from my Grandson Elijah yesterday. He was adopted and I was moved to tears. God has heard my prayer and allowed me to have some contact with this dear boy that I love very much.
My point in all of this is: we have missions in this life. I have been worried about making a living and have turned from the responsibilities I have of God. I first ask His forgiveness and also yours. May your day, your week and your years be full of God’s Grace, Mercy and Love.
God loves us!
In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
For, lo, the wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow upon the string, that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart.
If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?
The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD’S throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.
The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.
For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright.
En el SEÑOR me refugio;
¿cómo decís a mi alma: Huye cual ave al monte?
Porque, he aquí, los impíos tensan el arco,
preparan su saeta sobre la cuerda
para flechar en lo oscuro a los rectos de corazón.
Si los fundamentos son destruidos;
¿qué puede hacer el justo?
El SEÑOR está en su santo templo, el trono del SEÑOR está en los cielos;
sus ojos contemplan, sus párpados examinan a los hijos de los hombres.
El SEÑOR prueba al justo y al impío,
y su alma aborrece al que ama la violencia.
Sobre los impíos hará llover carbones encendidos;
fuego, azufre y viento abrasador será la porción de su copa.
Pues el SEÑOR es justo; El ama la justicia;
los rectos contemplarán su rostro.
There are days when I also feel the wicked and evil are winning. I then realize that God is in control. There partial victory is only for a very short time. Praise God and His Son. It is by Him that we live and breathe. The evil onesshould fear, but through stupidity, they do not.
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Por tanto, tened cuidado cómo andáis; no como insensatos, sino como sabios, aprovechando bien el tiempo, porque los días son malos. Así pues, no seáis necios, sino entended cuál es la voluntad del Señor
It is by the Bible, God’s Word and through prayer that we can walk in wisdom. The world and others may try to make us seem like fools, but as long as we stay in Him, He will carry us thru. The days ARE evil.
Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard:
Fear God and obey his commandments,
for this is what it means to be human.
For God will judge every deed,
along with every secret,
whether good or evil.
La conclusión, cuando todo se ha oído, es ésta:
teme a Dios y guarda sus mandamientos,
porque esto concierne a toda persona.
Porque Dios traerá toda obra a juicio,
junto con todo lo oculto,
sea bueno o sea malo.
Solomon was very wise, but he did have his issues like all of us. Much of Ecclesiastes can show depression and negative thoughts of life. It is here at the end of the book that Solomon comes back into very wise thoughts. We all have to stand, no kneel before God and face everything we have done throughout life. This can be a disturbing thought if really considered. God knows all and sees all. It doesn’t have to be disturbing though if we react with a desire to do right and to bow before Him and seek God’s forgiveness.
No matter what, who, why, how, or any of those, God sent His perfect Son for every one of us.
God, please help me to quit looking at others and to look in the mirror at me. Help me please to be right and clean in your eyes. Thank you Daddy God for holding me and growing me. Please keep showing me the path you want for me.
All Praise and Honor to God!
In Jesus’ Name
For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
PORQUE LOS OJOS DEL SEÑOR ESTAN SOBRE LOS JUSTOS, Y SUS OIDOS ATENTOS A SUS ORACIONES; PERO EL ROSTRO DEL SEÑOR ESTA CONTRA LOS QUE HACEN EL MAL.
He is always watching, hearing and knowing. He is with us. He knows our hearts and intentions. Trusting in God is our priority, because He has it all under control, even when it may not seem so.
And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
Y dijo al hombre: ‘El temor (La reverencia) del Señor es sabiduría, Y apartarse del mal, inteligencia.
Some wise words from Job. It is really so simple. We must fear God and depart from all evil. Thoughts, deeds and any evil thing must be out from us. God will bless us if we live as such. If we do slip up, if we repent, He will forgive, but we should always be striving to be perfect.
38And John answered him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us. 39But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak evil of me. 40For he that is not against us is on our part
38 Juan le dijo: Maestro, vimos a uno echando fuera demonios en tu nombre, y tratamos de impedírselo, porque no nos seguía. 39 Pero Jesús dijo: No se lo impidáis, porque no hay nadie que haga un milagro en mi nombre, y que pueda enseguida hablar mal de mí. 40 Pues el que no está contra nosotros, por nosotros está.
In today’s world, we see denominations fighting other denominations. All claim Jesus as their Savior and Lord, but are arguing over smaller things. All the while, Satan works his way in as an angel of light. Let’s stop fighting each other and work together in harmony as God leads us. Jesus is the way and the truth; we need His guidance and it is all in the Book: the Bible.
23The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delights in his way.
24Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholds him with his hand.נ
25I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
26He is ever merciful, and lends; and his seed is blessed.ס
27Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for ever more.
28For the LORD loves judgment, and forsakes not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.
29The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.פ
30The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.
31The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
23 Por el SEÑOR son ordenados los pasos del hombre,
y el SEÑOR se deleita en su camino.
24 Cuando caiga, no quedará derribado,
porque el SEÑOR sostiene su mano.
25 Yo fui joven, y ya soy viejo,
y no he visto al justo desamparado,
ni a su descendencia mendigando pan.
26 Todo el día es compasivo y presta,
y su descendencia es para bendición.
27 Apártate del mal y haz el bien,
y tendrás morada para siempre.
28 Porque el SEÑOR ama la justicia,
y no abandona a sus santos;
ellos son preservados para siempre,
pero la descendencia de los impíos será exterminada.
29 Los justos poseerán la tierra,
y para siempre morarán en ella.
30 La boca del justo profiere sabiduría
y su lengua habla rectitud.
31 La ley de su Dios está en su corazón;
no vacilan sus pasos.
What a wonderful promise from my Father! He upholds us through hard and rough waters. He is always with us. This is Good Friday and we have a great and wonderful God in three persons-Our Father, His Son: Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit who dwells within us. Praise our Triune God! Worship at His Holy hill. Thanks be to God!
13Listen to what I have done, you nations far away!
And you that are near, acknowledge my might!”
14The sinners in Jerusalem shake with fear.
Terror seizes the godless.
“Who can live with this devouring fire?” they cry.
“Who can survive this all-consuming fire?”
15Those who are honest and fair,
who refuse to profit by fraud,
who stay far away from bribes,
who refuse to listen to those who plot murder,
who shut their eyes to all enticement to do wrong—
16these are the ones who will dwell on high.
The rocks of the mountains will be their fortress.
Food will be supplied to them,
and they will have water in abundance.
13 Oíd, los que estáis lejos, lo que he hecho;
y los que estáis cerca, reconoced mi poder.
14 Aterrados están los pecadores en Sion,
el temblor se ha apoderado de los impíos.
¿Quién de nosotros habitará con el fuego consumidor?
¿Quién de nosotros habitará con las llamas eternas?
15 El que anda en justicia y habla con sinceridad,
el que rehúsa la ganancia injusta,
y se sacude las manos para que no retengan soborno;
el que se tapa los oídos para no oír de derramamiento de sangre,
y cierra los ojos para no ver el mal;
16 ése morará en las alturas,
en la peña inexpugnable estará su refugio;
se le dará su pan,
y tendrá segura su agua.
We are to maintain are good. Just because everyone else is doing wrong doesn’t make it ok. If we stand strong on the right actions, God will bless us!
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are idle, encourage the faint-hearted, support the weak, be patient toward all men. See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.
Y os exhortamos, hermanos, a que amonestéis a los indisciplinados, animéis a los desalentados, sostengáis a los débiles y seáis pacientes con todos. Mirad que ninguno devuelva a otro mal por mal, sino procurad siempre lo bueno los unos para con los otros, y para con todos.
We have certain things the Lord calls us to do. We need to help our fellow men and women in the Lord. when we see someone down, we help pick them up.