Never Again. I never again have to confess personally defeat.
Never again will I confess “I can’t” for “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” Philippians 4:13
Never again will I confess Lack, for “My God shall supply all of your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus,” Philippians 4:19
Never again will I confess Fear, for “God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” II Timothy 1:7
Never again will I confess Doubt and Lack of Faith, for “…God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.” Romans 12:3
Never again will I confess Weakness, for “…The Lord is the strength of my life…” Psalm 27:1, and “The people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.” Daniel 11:32
Never again will I confess Supremacy of satan over my Life, for “…Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world.” 1 John 4:4
Never again will I confess Defeat, for “Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ…” II Corinthians 2:14
Never again will I confess Lack of Wisdom, for “…Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:” 1 Corinthians 1:30
Never again will I confess Sickness, for “…with His stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5, and Jesus “…Himself took our infirmities and bare our sickness.” Matthew 8:17
Never again will I confess Worries and Frustrations, for I am “Casting all your cares upon Him; for he careth for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 Never again will I confess Bondage, for “…Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.” II Corinthians 3:17
Never again will I confess Condemnation, for “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus…” Roman 8:1
Never again will I confess Loneliness, Jesus said, “…Lo, I am with thee alway, even unto the end of the world.” Matthew 28:20
Never again will I confess Curses or Bad Luck, for “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, cursed is everyone who hangeth on a tree: that the blessings of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the spirit through faith.” Galations 3:13-14
Never again will I confess Discontent because “…I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.” Philippians 4:11
Never again will I confess Unworthiness because “For he hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.” II Corinthians 5:21
Never again will I confess Confusion because “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace…” I Corinthians 14:33 and “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.” I Corinthians 2:12
Never again will I confess Persecution, for, “…If God be for us, who can be against us?” Roman 8:31
Never again will I confess the Dominion of sin over my Life because, “For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.” Romans 8:2, and “As far as the east is from the west, so far hath He removed our transgressions from us.” Psalms 103:12
Never again will I confess Insecurity because “When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet…for the Lord shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.” Proverbs 3:24-26
Never again will I confess Failure because, “Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loves us.” Romans 8:37
Never again will I confess Frustation, for “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on the: because he trusteth in thee.” Isaiah 26:3
Never again will I confess Fear of the Future, “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath revealed them unto us by the Spirit…” I Corinthians 2:9-10 Never again will I confess Troubles because Jesus said, “…In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33
Things To Do I will always
Rejoice: because, “…whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life John 3:16 I will Witness: for, “A true witness delivereth souls…” Proverbs 14:25
I will Obey & Serve: for, “For if they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity,…” Job 36:11
I will Teach: God says, “…go ye therefore, and teach all nations…” Matthew 28:19
I will give Thanks: for, “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God…” 1Thessalonians 5:18
I will Forgive: because God says, ” …when we stand praying, forgive, …that your Father …may forgive you your trespasses.” Mark 11:25
I will Love My Brother: for God says, “A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” John 13:34 I will be an Example: for, “He that saith he abideth in Him, ought himself also so to walk, even as He walked.” 1John 2:6
I will not be Tempted: for, “The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptation…” II Peter 2:9
I will go to Church being Thankful and Praiseful: “I will enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise; be thankful unto Him, and bless His name.” Psalms 100:4
If we as Christians would live by these simple verses listed above just how much better would our lives be….
May God Bless You and Your Family ! By: James David Snow June 1996 Saved: Dec. 17, 1995
(Deu 4:39 KJV) Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.
I had felt that I had done my duty and I had mailed out my devotionals, but God said to me otherwise, he asked me now to also to put some of the same devotionals on the Internet so others could also read them..
(Acts 15:18 KJV) Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
(1 Sam 19:4 KJV) And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to thee-ward very good:
(2 Chr 32:30 KJV) This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and brought it straight down to the west side of the city of David. And Hezekiah prospered in all his works.
(Psa 33:4 KJV) For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.
(Psa 78:11 KJV) And forgat his works, and his wonders that he had showed them.
(Psa 103:22 KJV) Bless the LORD, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul.
(Psa 104:31 KJV) The glory of the LORD shall endure for ever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.
(Psa 106:13 KJV) They soon forgat his works; they waited not for his counsel:
(Psa 107:22 KJV) And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
(Psa 111:6 KJV) He hath showed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.
(Psa 145:9 KJV) The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
(Psa 145:17 KJV) The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
(Prov 8:22 KJV) The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
(Prov 24:12 KJV) If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
(Dan 9:14 KJV) Therefore hath the LORD watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us: for the LORD our God is righteous in all his works which he doeth: for we obeyed not his voice.
(Mat 16:27 KJV) For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.
(Acts 15:18 KJV) Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
(2 Tim 4:14 KJV) Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:
(Heb 4:4 KJV) For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
(James 2:22 KJV) Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
(James 3:13 KJV) Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
I tend to be a fuss spot, when the devil comes to bother me I do readily complain to God about it, and when I recently had written and sent out some letters asking some of the really bad persons in politics too to repent, they and the devil were really displeased at this and they harassed me, one of the persons tried to basic me personally, the devil sent evil sprits to my home, and next yesterday the devil gave me computer programs so my outlook express email program would crash all the time, which was very unusual.. when I prayed about it God said we always have to live by faith..
(Hab 2:4 KJV) Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
(Rom 1:17 KJV) For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
(Gal 3:11 KJV) But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
(Heb 10:38 KJV) Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
as I conteplated on that I had to agree we need to trust God to look after us in all things, the computer problme,s the demonic oppostion as well.. so i did.
The next time I went to my computer my hand on it’s own went to one specific folder of many that I had, , God told me to erase and reinstall it for it specially was causing the problem. of sure next it worked and the problem stopped. God does look afer us..
(Deu 4:36 KJV) Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might instruct thee: and upon earth he showed thee his great fire; and thou heardest his words out of the midst of the fire.
(Neh 9:20 KJV) Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.
(Job 40:2 KJV) Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth God, let him answer it.
(Psa 16:7 KJV) I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons.
(Psa 32:8 KJV) I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
(Isa 28:26 KJV) For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him.
(Dan 11:33 KJV) And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil, many days.
(1 Cor 2:16 KJV) For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.
(Rom 1:8 KJV) First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world.
(Rom 4:5 KJV) But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
(Rom 4:14 KJV) For if they which are of the law be heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:
(Rom 14:23 KJV) And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.
(1 Cor 15:14 KJV) And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.
(1 Cor 15:17 KJV) And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.
(2 Cor 10:15 KJV) Not boasting of things without our measure, that is, of other men’s labours; but having hope, when your faith is increased, that we shall be enlarged by you according to our rule abundantly,
(Gal 3:25 KJV) But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
(Heb 11:1 KJV) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good report.
(Psa 9:19 KJV) Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.
(Psa 40:11 KJV) Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
(2 Chr 14:11 KJV) And Asa cried unto the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O LORD our God; for we rest on thee, and in thy name we go against this multitude. O LORD, thou art our God; let not man prevail against thee.
(Psa 12:7 KJV) Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.
(Psa 30:3 KJV) O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
(Psa 36:6 KJV) Thy righteousness is like the great mountains; thy judgments are a great deep: O LORD, thou preservest man and beast.
(Psa 40:9 KJV) I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
Mat 10:37 KJV) He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
(Mat 10:38 KJV) And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
(Mat 10:39 KJV) He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it.
(Mat 10:40 KJV) He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.
(Mat 10:41 KJV) He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man’s reward.
(Mat 10:42 KJV) And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
(Rom 5:12 KJV) Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:
(Mark 15:34 KJV) And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
(2 Cor 4:9 KJV) Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
(2 Tim 4:10 KJV) For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
(2 Pet 2:15 KJV) Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
Sadly it seems that everyone will deserts us in our time of crises, needs and there are many events that can happen to us, sickness, divorce, arrest, loss of job, poverty, and it seems and it is wrong that at this time most people do abandon us, leave us, even our now family, and we tend to have to walk alone during these crisis.. Jesus and Joseph did… but that is not the way it should be..
(Heb 13:3 KJV) Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
(1 John 3:11 KJV) For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 12 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.
(1 John 3:23 KJV) And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.
(1 John 4:7 KJV) Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
(1 John 4:11 KJV) Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
(2 John 1:5 KJV) And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.
(Gal 6:10 KJV) As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
(James 2:14 KJV) What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, 16 And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? 17 Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. 18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works. 19 Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. 20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? 22 Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
(Eph 4:30 KJV) And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
(John 13:35 KJV) By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
(John 13:36 KJV) Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards. 37 Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake. 38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.
(Luke 22:32 KJV) But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
I was really reminded by Jesus twice this week of the truth in the above verse,
I appreciate all of you who do pray for me. I really do. I know you will get the same reward in heaven for it as I do for all of my works, efforts too.. I have to admit that I was not one who was much on prayer, but rather on action, till I kept on hitting unmoveable brick walls with all of my actions, for without prayer first too it will, will fail.. and I can honestly say that it is your prayers, your prayers note that have helped me in our ministry. Like I said “except for the devil’s presence all is getting better.. my health, my wallpaper, my political letters.. my devotional.. and as you can see I can’t stand to do nothing.. I have to work …
(Num 21:7 KJV) Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against thee; pray unto the LORD, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.
(Deu 9:20 KJV) And the LORD was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: and I prayed for Aaron also the same time.
(2 Chr 30:18 KJV) For a multitude of the people, even many of Ephraim, and Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet did they eat the passover otherwise than it was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, The good LORD pardon every one
(Job 42:10 KJV) And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
(Acts 8:15 KJV) Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: