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Batteries Not Included....

Batteries not included...
 
There is a lot of misinformation going around in the pop culture society. A lot of it is about the afterlife and what Jesus came here to do. Let's get one thing straight- Jesus came here to be a sacrifice for our sins. His Blood was shed to pay a penalty for something He didn't do because we owe a penalty that we can't pay. There has been talk that the reason He came was to show us how to act. I(f that was the case, we would be saved by the 10 Commandments.

Balance

Ecclesiastes tells us that there is time for all things under Heaven. They is a time for laughter and a time to cry. There is a time to heal and a time to kill. There is a time for peace and a time for war. There is a time to mourn and a time to dance. This is about having balance.

All people must have balance. I'm not talking about the eastern philosophy of yin/yang. There is no equal parts of good and evil or light and dark. There is evil and darkness, but Gods Holiness far overshadows and completely over powers any evil.

Tag-You're in

   I have been hearing some Christians using a lot of excuses to get out of doing some of the work that God intends for us to do. I've been hearing things like "We don't want to plow the same field twice", "I have thrown out the seed, the rest is up to God", and "I shared the Gospel, whether they accept it or not isn't up to me".
   Where do we get off telling God, the Creator of the Heavens and the Earth, what His job is and where our job ends?

Is a little bit bad?

   So, I've been told that a little bit of some things is really good. There are somethings on the list that I would have never imagined were good. Take fat for example. A little bit of fat is actually good and a necessary part of your daily diet.
   Lets look at a couple of other things-
   Exercise- a little bit of exercise every day is good for you.
   Since I'm a Martial Artist, how about Self Defense classes or Martial Art classes? Yep, that would be good.

Fighting

 
Fighting
 
 
 
   Fighting-You have to fight for something. Fighting just for the sake of fighting doesn’t get you anywhere.Fighting for your life, fighting to protect your family or the innocent, these are things worth fighting for. They are also fights that you can’t afford to lose.
 
   Recipe for successful fighting- Fight smart, fight to your strengths, be aware of your weaknesses and fight away from them or cover them.
 
   Fighting Smart- You should always have a plan.

Jeremiah 29:11

"For I know the plans I have for you," says the LORD. " They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." (Jeremiah 29:11)
 
   This is a great verse. As one of God's children it comforts me to know that He has a plan for me. It makes me happy to know that I have a future and hope.
   Unfortunately, I think, a lot of people misinterpret this verse. Here is what I understand from reading this.
1. I have a future- that future is in Heaven with the Father.

The Bible and the Gospel

   Many people have asked "If all I need to do to get to Heaven is believe in Jesus, why is the Bible so long?"
   My answer- the Gospel. The Gospel of Christ is given many times in the Bible. If you go through the New Testament, it is told over and over again. One thing I have learned, and now pass on is that when God repeats Himself in the Word, it is like He is knocking on your head and saying "Hello! You really need to understand this!"
  Not only is the Gospel repeated many times, the entire Bible IS the Gospel.

Keep My Commands

Matthew 28:16-20, Matthew 24:9-14 Revelation 7:9-10, John 14:15, John 14:21, 1John 2:3, Esther 4:14
 
   Today I am talking about keeping Jesus' commands and how our choice to do so can change our future on this world in our eternal future.
   In Matt. 28:16-20, we have what is referred to as the "Great Commission". This is where Jesus is sending out His disciples into the world to make disciples of all nations. Sadly, a lot of times this is the only part of this passage we hear, but it has so much more.

Why didn't they see Him?

The Didn't See Him Because They Were Not Looking
 
   Why is it that the Jewish leaders, priests, and, people didn't see Jesus when He came? They simply were not looking. Oh all the people in that time, they should have been the ones to see Jesus. They new the prophesies. They knew what the Old Testament said. They even new where he was going to be born, as it was foretold centuries before.
   The Wise Men were led by the Star to Jesus. The Shepherds were led to Jesus by the Angels.

Who Are You?

Who are you?
 
"Who are you?" is one of the most important questions that can be asked, and you need to know the answer. There is a very simple process to figuring this out. It is just another series of questions. Since this is a Christian Martial Arts site, we will use that for our example.
As a Martial Artists-
1. Who do you say you are?
      A student, a beginner, Black Belt, Grand Master? Be honest, you will find out why later.
2. Who do your friends say you are?
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