God is so good and will not suffer our feet to be moved!
This morning as I was on my face before the Lord, crying to Him to show me how to respond to this whirlwind I am in, and to give me a word of Hope from His Truth, He answered.
This is HIS TRUTH from HIS WORD that HE showed me below.
HE is a GOD of Justice, Love, Mercy, Hope, Strength, and complete TRUTH.
HE NEVER CHANGES!
HE is faithful to the end!
He who has My word, let him speak My word faithfully!!!!
Jeremiah 23: 16-40
16 Thus says the LORD of hosts:
“ Do not listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you.
They make you worthless;
They speak a vision of their own heart,
Not from the mouth of the LORD.
17 They continually say to those who despise Me,
‘ The LORD has said, “You shall have peace”’;
And to everyone who walks according to the dictates of his own heart, they say,
‘ No evil shall come upon you.’”
18 For who has stood in the counsel of the LORD,
And has perceived and heard His word?
Who has marked His word and heard it?
19 Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD has gone forth in fury— A violent whirlwind!
It will fall violently on the head of the wicked.
20 The anger of the LORD will not turn back
Until He has executed and performed the thoughts of His heart.
In the latter days you will understand it perfectly.
21 “ I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran.
I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied.
22 But if they had stood in My counsel,
And had caused My people to hear My words,
Then they would have turned them from their evil way
And from the evil of their doings.
23 “ Am I a God near at hand,” says the LORD,
“ And not a God afar off?
24 Can anyone hide himself in secret places,
So I shall not see him?” says the LORD;
“ Do I not fill heaven and earth?” says the LORD.
25 “I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in My name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’
26 How long will this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies?
Indeed they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart,
27 who try to make My people forget My name by their dreams which everyone tells his neighbor, as their fathers forgot My name for Baal.
28 “ The prophet who has a dream, let him tell a dream;
And he who has My word, let him speak My word faithfully.
What is the chaff to the wheat?” says the LORD.
29 “ Is not My word like a fire?” says the LORD,
“ And like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
30 “Therefore behold, I am against the prophets,” says the LORD, “who steal My words every one from his neighbor.
31 Behold, I am against the prophets,” says the LORD, “who use their tongues and say, ‘He says.’
32 Behold, I am against those who prophesy false dreams,” says the LORD, “and tell them, and cause My people to err by their lies and by their recklessness.
Yet I did not send them or command them; therefore they shall not profit this people at all,” says the LORD.
33 “So when these people or the prophet or the priest ask you, saying,
‘What is the oracle of the LORD?’ you shall then say to them,
‘What oracle?’ I will even forsake you,” says the LORD.
34 “And as for the prophet and the priest and the people who say,
‘The oracle of the LORD!’ I will even punish that man and his house.
35 Thus every one of you shall say to his neighbor, and every one to his brother, ‘What has the LORD answered?’ and, ‘What has the LORD spoken?’
36 And the oracle of the LORD you shall mention no more. For every man’s word will be his oracle, for you have perverted the words of the living God, the LORD of hosts, our God.
37 Thus you shall say to the prophet, ‘What has the LORD answered you?’ and, ‘What has the LORD spoken?’
38 But since you say, ‘The oracle of the LORD!’ therefore thus says the LORD: ‘Because you say this word, “The oracle of the LORD!” and I have sent to you, saying, “Do not say, ‘The oracle of the LORD!’”
39 therefore behold, I, even I, will utterly forget you and forsake you, and the city that I gave you and your fathers, and will cast you out of My presence.
40 And I will bring an everlasting reproach upon you, and a perpetual shame, which shall not be forgotten.’”
Let us not forget what is in John 14:6,
Jesus says, “I am the way and the truth and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through me.”
If we don’t have JESUS – we don’t have life everlasting!
To say those who reject God’s provision of salvation through His Son will be saved is to belittle the Holiness and Justice of God
and negate the need of Jesus’ sacrifice on our behalf.
The one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus
Righteousness Through Faith
21 But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify.
22 This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference,
23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
24 and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.
25 God presented him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in his blood. He did this to demonstrate his justice,
because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished—
26 he did it to demonstrate his justice at the present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those who have faith in Jesus.
27 Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded.
On what principle? On that of observing the law?
No, but on that of faith.
28 For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from observing the law.
No faith – No Jesus – No Salvation!
Know Faith – Know Jesus – Know Salvation!
Read Jeremiah 23 again
Do not listen to false prophets
that listen, follow dreams, or speak visions from their own hearts that are not from GOD.
Know that HE says our hearts are wicked, therefore, we cannot follow our hearts but must always trust in HIS word alone!