To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal,
and compare me, that we may be like? (Isaiah 46:5 KJV)
There is no likeness, no equal, and no comparison, as to the God whom we serve.
We are blessed that He is our God and we are his people.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28 KJV)
All things may not look like it…
All things may not feel like it…
But WE KNOW that ALL THINGS work together for good…
According to God’s purpose. Amen!
The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. (John 7:46 KJV)
Never before – never since!
Jesus spoke Words of Spirit and of Life, astonishing the world (made by the word of the Lord) with sound doctrine that I hear and believe passing from death unto life.
My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart. (Psalms 7:10 KJV)
Defend and delivered!
Of God, by God, with God, and through God, with his armour and his word, I will hold fast that no man take my crown.
Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. (Revelation 22:14 KJV)
It’s a blessing to do, keep, and fulfill God’s commandments and ordinances with the promise to enter in through the gates with the right to the tree of life. Jesus said our reward is with Him to give every man according as his work shall be.
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people: (Hebrews 8:10 KJV)
Thank God for his new covenant where He has put his laws into my mind (not into the ark) and written them in my heart (not on tables of stone). We are a people unto Him – today. Alleluia!
Know therefore that the Lord thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations; (Deuteronomy 7:9 KJV)
That we may know God, whom we serve, the faithful covenant keeper, showing mercy towards those who love Him and keep his commandments. Know that He is God who hath made us – we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
7 O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the Lord straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?
(Micah 2, Holy Bible, KJV 1611)
The answer to the last question is… YES!
The words of spirit and of life do good to the upright
–to those who keep them– forever. (Lincomen)
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“This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm CONSTANTLY, that they which have believed in God might be CAREFUL to MAINTAIN good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.” (Titus 3:8, KJV)
Careful to constantly maintain! Fit for the kingdom means keeping our hands to the plow and never looking back, never turning back, never for a moment.
In those days there was no king in Israel:
every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
(Judge 21:25, KJV)
In these days, we are not without a king. Thank God that we have and we serve the risen King –Jesus Christ– and risen with Him, we seek to do those things which are from above. (Lincomen)