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PREPARING THE WAY OF THE LORD

Isaiah 40:3 "The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord; Make straight in the desert a highway for our God." This is a verse that prophesied John the Baptist and His ministry of calling people to repentance; His prophecy was not a road project; but to prepare people's hearts!  (refer to John 14:6 "The Way"). As believers & lovers of Yeshua, we are familiar with the concept
of "preparing the way of the Lord'. God's perspective toward us is for us "to see" something about our self  that we don't normally see or are open to. His strategy has taught us that when it comes to growth and change, love prepares the way! Yeshua is ALWAYS preparing our way with love. His every response to us is love, nothing but love! When we allow ourselves to open up completely and begin to feel that love; we open up to the growth and change that Yeshua is gently preparing us for! Love is "The Way" that not only takes …

TRIALS TEMPTATIONS & TRIBULATION

"Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him." (James 1:12) Love inspires faith! No one promises us an easy life. In one way or another, we (believers) will have temptations, challenges or trials. We will face & go through crisis situations. The question is whether it's good for us or not. We all build a security framework around us. It's like building a structure & feeling good about we created. However, when something goes wrong, when there is a crisis, it breaks the false sense of security. Why is this?  God wants us to trust Him, and crisis helps us to grow up, to mature through the difficulty. The pressures we experience helps us to lean on God, to be open to the changes He wants to bring to our lives. Without crisis we could not grow; we would become stagnant & weak. These seasons of trials, temptations & tribulation can be more than…