Joseph James
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Shaft Of Light
Sentenced To Death,
Destined For Life

Close The Doors To Evil

So many people want to ignore the evil all around and think if they just pretend they don’t see it, it will go away. It won’t. It will actually come closer until it destroys them. Evil doesn’t operate by any laws or rules. It is encompassed in chaos, confusion and blind fury. Justice operates within it’s origin, Love. You see, God is Love. God is Just. He will bring peace and justice to this earth. Evil will try to bring death and destruction. CLOSE THE DOORS TO EVIL Read the rest of this entry »

The Tithe – The Law Or Not

I have spent years wanting to know the truth about the tithe, and interestingly enough, depending on which church/fellowship group you meet, they all believe differently. But that’s not good enough for me, because I want to know the truth in my heart so that I can be at peace in it. I am writing this not to dissuade anyone in what they believe, but rather to just point out a few things to help them along their journey. I’ve already made my choice, I am at peace about it and new doors have and are opening before us. The Tithe – The Law Or Not! Read the rest of this entry »

Wars Of The Flesh

Do you ever struggle with the desires of the flesh? You know you want to walk the right way, but the fleshly desires of your humanness are loud and screaming inside to be satisfied. What do you do? How do you overcome? What do you do when you are in the heat of the moment and give in? What do you do afterwards? This struggle, this war within and without never ceases to end. How do we get the victory? How do we overcome? Wars of the Flesh! Read the rest of this entry »

Fear Driven Or Love Led

Do we react to most things we see and make choices based on the fear that touches our heart? Like the bombs that went off at the Boston Marathon yesterday, how does it change our life? It is absolutely necessary to look at the situation and try to determine what changes we need to make, if any, but the choice that comes next is of utmost importance as it will either imprison us in a smaller place or set us free to rise above it. FEAR DRIVEN OR LOVE LED… Read the rest of this entry »

True American Leadership

Over the years of my life, I’ve watched our elected officials journey from a place of servanthood to a place of trying to rule over us. There has been no more a blatant time in our history than that presently of our current government officials. This is unconstitutional and it is against the law in our country and gravely misrepresents who we are as a nation. The one president I remember the most as being a servant for the people was Ronald Reagan. In 1 Timothy 2:1-2, the scriptures tell us to pray for all people, but ALSO for those who are in authority. However, in America, those who are in the ULTIMATE AUTHORITY are not kings, rulers and presidents, but are “We The People”, not our elected officials. We need to understand the CORRECT ORDER set in place by God and by the LAW OF THE LAND if we are to PRAY for and GOVERN our nation effectively. Our elected officials are placed in a position and REQUIRED BY LAW to serve, to represent, (walk side by side with us), “We The People” and to fight for, and give their lives for, if necessary, to uphold the Constitution, not to try to rewrite it or change it to what they think it should be. Look at what our founding fathers did. They not only put their lives on the line on the battlefield, but then some of them HUMBLY SERVED our nation to help it become what it was, a LIGHT for all nations with a MESSAGE of freedom and hope to all. TRUE AMERICAN LEADERSHIP… THE REAL AMERICA! Read the rest of this entry »

Excuses

What are excuses? Webster’s defines excuses as “Attempt to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offense); seek to defend or justify.” Why can’t we simply say, “I just didn’t want to do it,” when it applies. Someone may ask us to do something we don’t want to do and we agree because we don’t want to tell them “no” and risk them being disappointed or upset with us. Then we offer up an excuse when we don’t do it. EXCUSES… Read the rest of this entry »

Bold Yet Gentle

How do the words bold, gentle, protective, and ferocious fit together? We are told in some circles, that all we have to do is just love people. That’s what Jesus would do, right? How do we define that mysterious word, ‘love’? What does it really mean? What does it mean in the context we are using it? There are different meanings for the word love based on its use. BOLD YET GENTLE… Read the rest of this entry »

Relationship or Religion?

How do you separate this? Easy! Check out the first four books of the New Testament in the Bible and you can see this easily. Relationship with Jesus or religion with the Pharisees. Who accomplished the Father’s will? RELATIONSHIP OR RELIGION? Read the rest of this entry »