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Pressed down and Shaken how is your oil flowing

Blessings everyone,

Did you see that title? Yes this study was a serious teaching of what should be the answers to the question, How you living? as Christians, believers in Christ we forget some important parables that we should be walking by. we go through life and leave out somethings. Like what? you ask. Have you chased someone down for money they owe you? have you saw someone hungry and rushed to eat your food with out offering half? don’t feel bad I have had my moments as well, but after reading this you will know better so start doing better. Lets get into the study…

Luke Chapter 6

As soon as we start the chapter we are given a lesson 6:1 says that Jesus and his disciples were walking through a corn field, the disciples were plucking corn and eating it. 6:2 says the Certain Pharisees asked why were the the disciples doing something unlawful. Jesus remind the Pharisees of the scripture when David went into Gods house and ate the shewbread and his men also ate the bread that only the priest should eat. Jesus said to them That the son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.

That word goes right with what I said in Fridays blog. Son of Man is Lord. God lives in us we were designed to walk in power we have dominion over the Earth we are children of God mad in his image. We have been adopted in to the family of God. which means we are Lord of the Sabbath. Don’t be confused you are not God big G your god little g. let me back that up in scripture Psalms 82:6 I have said, Ye are gods; and all of you are children of the most High. Now that we have learned that, are you willing to believe that you are lord and God has empowered you to lead, in His name.

Jesus heals a man’s hand on the Sabbath

The word says that Jesus entered into the synagogue and taught and there was a man whose right hand was withered. Jesus knew the Pharisees was there to see if he would do something on the Sabbath so he told the man to rise and then he said to the people. Is it lawful on the Sabbath day to do good or evil? to save life or destroy it? Jesus told the man to stretch out his hand and the hand was restored. This caused the Pharisees to anger and speak amongst each other about what to do about Jesus.

Are you willing to stand by what God is telling you to teach. this question is penetrating in my spirit. God has been really on me about the teaching of walking in our full potential we cant do so if we do not believe that we were created to be gods. Many of us were taught that it is blasphemy to believe that we are gods. not understand the commandment to not put no god above God. it’s more than praying to Allah or Buddha. It’s about putting man above the Father Son and Holy Spirit. for instance your pastor is god little g but your pastor says don’t work on Sunday, but God big G opens the door for you to be somewhere on Sunday (Certain Day) you have put little g before the order of Big G. Years of people watering down the word of God as caused a confusion. I realize that even if I get condemned or taunted I am willing to teach what the word of God backs me up with, let’s not forget that God confirms the word of His servant.

Jesus selects the twelve disciples

Here are the names of the disciples who also will be names apostles; Simon (Peter). Andrew, James, John, Philip, and Bartholomew, Matthew and Thomas, James, Simon Judas, and Judas Iscariot.

Jesus gives the beatitudes

Jesus started to speak to the sick and unclean spirits and virtue went out of them and he healed them. then he lifted his eyes to his disciples and started to speak on our binds in Heaven and Earth. He said Blessed are the poor you will have the kingdom of God; Blessed are the hungry, you will be filled. Blessed are those that cry, you shall laugh. Blessed are those that are hated, they will hate you and reject your name for the Son of man’s sake. Rejoice that day for your reward is in heaven. woe to those that are rich, for you have recieved you consolation. woe unto those that are full! for you shall hunger. woe to those that laugh now, for you shall weep.

These words are powerful, the poor always wish to be rich and so they pray and seek God, some rich have no need so they have all they may ask and forget about seeking God for certain needs. Now see that I said certain because their are some rich that are reach because the seek God because they moved in manifestation.

Jesus teaches about fruit in peoples lives

This is a great lesson, this is where the saying the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree comes from. How we are is what we bring forth. you steal you train everything that comes from you it’s okay to steal. you praise and worship your children will praise and worship. God example I have always prayed and spoke God’s name but didn’t always go to church, my first to children don’t go to church but the listen for God and pray. I now go to church and work for God my last three children love going to church and working in the church. Both children were trained different. I myself didn’t go to church because my mother didn’t take me, I studied the word of God because I was seeking and found why was I seeking because I come from a Tree that started on faith and service to God. the apple didn’t fall far.

Jesus teaches about those who build house on rock and sand

This teaching you should keep in your mind all the time. when we lean on God even when the storms come we will not sink. when we place our faith in man especially man that has not connected to God we sink, it’s not a solid foundation. God will send life savers, divine connections to revive you but first you have to grab a hold of the rock (call on Jesus).

I pray that this lesson has caused you to go into prayer about walking in your full potential and being who you were created to be may God bless your Journey

I encourage you to read this blog with your bible, it’s important to see what the Lord is saying to you. This chapter has lessons and those lessons will cause you to self check and change your walk. the change of your walk will allow the oil to flow in your life. Yes your going to have some convictions about how you have been behaving but convictions are not to cause you to run but to bring you closer to God for guidance.

Enjoy your journey in praise

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Run the Race!

Blessings Faithwalkers

I pray that you all are walking upright and Blameless!!!

I have been deep into the study of righteousness and was waiting on , instructions on the blog.

Can I be transparent for a moment? It has been a task trying to adapt to the new format of the blog. For a couple of years now I have been doing bible study here on this platform. At this moment in time, I’m just led to talk and share what I’ve learned and I sit here wondering what to say. The Holy Spirit is saying, type about your lesson learned talk about your milestones crossed.

Next to me is a lesson on praise in our righteousness and on the tiltle which will probably be changed it reads the same thing. yet my spirit is not in a teaching moment it;s in a sharing moment .

I guess what I have learned this week is that, this is not my blog, this is not my ministry, my plans are changeable. When we say, I am your vessel Lord use me, expect to be used when ever and how ever He sees fit.

This weekend I completed 40 days of devotionals from my book Service in Glory. I was able to witness the 2 followers have breakthroughs in their lives. that’s what this walk is about. to help our neighbors get to where God wants them to be. assist in the journey.

The Holy spirit is showing me a vision of a person running a race and people standing on the sideline with water, medics ready to repair and ice down an ache.

That’s what help does! As we are running toward God’s purpose for our lives. The water is the word to get you through when your throat is dry from panting in fervent prayer and praise, a medic for when your spirit has been broken, your faith tested. Support to cheer you on the way. Some are there for you and others are there to watch you. Never the less your position is to focus on finishing, you can’t give up even if you have to finish the race on your knees. God wants you to know that He will carry you the rest of the way as long as you are consistent.

The works of our hands are all for God’s Glory Psalm 51:13 tells us that we work and move in purpose so that sinners will turn back to God. They will see our light and move forward. We are drawn to the light when we are stuck in Dark places.

Be Blessed

Listen , If you are stuck in a dark place and desire to be illuminated by the light of God say this prayer.

Lord God ,

I am but a sinner in this word, I do be leave that you have placed me on this earth for your will and your purpose, I do believe in my heart that Jesus is LOrd and came down from his throne just so that I can be seen by the Father. I declare with my mouth That Jesus died for my sins and rose in three days with power, Lord forgive my trangression and iniquities and wash me of my sin whiter than snow so that I  can be a light in this world in the name of Jesus, Amen

Enjoy your journey in Praise

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New Year, New Look!

Blessing Everyone,

Happy New Year!!!!

Have you noticed some changes with us? If your guessing the name of this blog you have guessed right!

From Sinner to Saint Blog is no longer! For those who have been following for the three years that I have been writing this blog, may have noticed that the flyer I post said Journey in Praise.

With the new year the Lord released instructions for the blog and ministry to merge. It would only be right that the works become one. I am grateful for this new journey.

Some of the changes you will see is the study will be based on topic and scripture. This month we will be starting off with Righteousness. The topics will still be led by God, He is in charge!

I will still be doing the study on books in the bible, but they will be published on amazon as Journey in Praise Presents.

I think you all for your support, and fellowship and I look forward to this new year edifying each and everyone of us to our next level.

Look out for the first Blog Monday morning

Be Blessed

WLundy

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Isaiah Chapter 27

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Blessings Everyone,

I pray that you all are walking in the understanding of your purpose and faith of the will of God for your life.

If you happen to be scrolling and stumbled on this blog, Welcome! Please follow so that you can receive notifications of future post. If you are a follower, Welcome Back! Thank for joining in, I appreciate you all and am grateful for the fellowship and study.

For those who do not know who I am, my name is Wilhelmina Lundy and I am a servantnew-journey-in-praise-flyer of God, some of the ways that I serve God is through this blog and the prayer wall of From Sinner to Saint, I am the founder of Journey in Praise Ministry where you can find resources to many outlets to help you on your journey I am also the Author of the 40 day devotional Service in Glory. I also serve on the encouragement team in Walk it out Ministry. Alright let’s get into the word.

Isaiah Chapter 27

Deliverance of Israel

The word starts out telling us the Lord will punish with his powerful sword. He will slay the Leviathan the monster of the sea. (The Leviathan description can be found in Job 41:13, it says the scales are so close it cannot be pierced through)

The word speaks of a fruitful vineyard where the Lord continually water it, and guard it day and night, so that no one may harm it.

The word continues to say that the Lord will be the refuge; as long as peace is made.

 

Isaiah goes on to say that the Lord says that the people of Israel will bud and blossom and fill all the world with fruit. They will be forgiven

When Israel make all the alter stones (of the pagans) crushed to pieces. The word says the fortified city (The strengthened city) will be left desolate (deserted). Branches stripped and bare, the twigs dried that they will be used for fire. Isaiah says this is a people without understanding (lack knowledge) and so their maker has no compassion. This verse will continue by saying their creator will show them no favor.

I haven’t done this in a while, let me butt in. when we are not continually searching for answers, studying the word and trying to hear, and seek God, we become a people that lack understanding, when we lack understanding we lack knowledge. In Hosea 4:6 the word of God says my people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. “Because you have rejected knowledge. I also reject you as my priest; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children.  Confirmation.

The Chapter ends by saying that Israel will be gathered up one by one, a great trumpet will sound, those who were perishing and those who were exiled will come and worship the Lord, on the Holy mountain in Jerusalem.

Be reminded that the Lord Our God is here to water us and protect us, he is our defensive wall, as long as we turn away from the things that is not of Him, as long as we make peace with Him, then we will blossom.

 

Glory be to God, If you have no desire to perish (spiritually) or be exiled and you want to get build a relationship with Our savior Jesus Christ, turn your bible, google or download the youversion free bible app to Romans 10:9, Decree with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, and you shall be saved. Find a bible-based church, place yourself among like-minded people and begin a healthy prayer life. Allow the Lord to come in refresh, renew and restore your spirit

 

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Isaiah Chapter 24

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Blessings Everyone,

I pray that you all are doing well in your day, I pray that you all are in praise to God, that he saw fit for us to walk in another day. It’s good to be in praise but our praise becomes authentic when we know why we are in praise. A genuine praise opens the room for the spirit of God.

If you happen to have been scrolling and stumbled on this blog welcome! If you enjoyed the word and the study please follow so that you can get notification of new blogs. If you’re a follower, welcome back! I appreciate your support to God be the glory for your fellowship. For those who do not know who I am let me introduce myself.

My name is Wilhelmina Lundy and I am a servant for the kingdom of God. Some of thenew-journey-in-praise-flyer ways that I serve is as the Founder of this blog and prayer wall, Author of Service in Glory devotional and Founder of Journey in Praise Ministry. I am also the Host of Journey in Praise Podcast, periscope Broadcast and Youtube channel. If you would like to be added to the Prayer wall you can email me at fromsinnertosaint103@gmail.com. okay let’s get into the word

Isaiah Chapter 24

The Lords devastation of the Earth

The prophet Isaiah starts by saying the Lord is going to turn the Earth to waste. The word says that the Earth will be plundered. The Lord says that the Earth has been defiled by it’s people ( I’m side eyeing, as I’m thinking about what is going on now ) 😒

The word says that they have disobeyed the laws, violated the statues and broken the everlasting covenant, it’s people must bear it’s guilt.

It goes on to say; all joy turns to gloom, it follows with all joyful sounds are banished from the Earth (v11)

Isaiah says the people are all happy and singing ” Glory to the righteous one” but  he sees the unseen and they will fall. the Earth will shake and the people of the Earth will fall in a pit, those that climb out will be trapped. The Prophet says the moon will be dismayed  (confused) the sun ashamed (hide) In the brackets is the words the Holy spirit gave me while reading this word.

The Chapter ends with “For the Lord almighty will reign on mount Zion and in Jerusalem, and before it’s elders- with great Glory.

Can I say that this Chapter had me in my feelings. First it took me awhile to glean from this chapter. usually I will read and the holy spirit will jump right in and teach me. But In the beginning of the year I had a dream involving the ground opening up and fire falling from the sky and landing on me but I did not get burned, my family and I actually got out of the town safely To God be the Glory. that dream kept interrupting my lesson.

I believe we all quietly worry about the end of the Earth and pray that we are doing all that we need to do, before Jesus comes back, it almost makes me want to be like Abraham and say Lord if their are 10 good people will you save the Earth.

This prophecy is why servants are so important, we want to be able to saturate the Earth with praise to heaven. There is so much hate self hate; lack of humanity; selfishness that I believe the Father is in heaven SMH’n ( you know what I mean).

What I ask you to take away from this chapter is give God praise, help someone find there self on the remnant side of this battle, help your neighbor make praise a habit. No we can’t change the Prophecy God is not a man that He should lie, but he is coming back for the church, so when you look to the left or to right, try to help the person you see prepare themselves for that Journey.

Blessing If you would like to start your relationship with Our Lord and Savior, do me a favor, turn your bible, download the youversion bible app, or google; Romans 10:9 Declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe with your heart that God raised him from the dead you shall be saved. Get yourself in a bible based church,  start your word study, and find yourself a group of like minded individuals to fellowship and begin to build your foundation on Faith!

Be Blessed

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Isaiah Chapter 16

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Blessings everyone,

I pray that you all are seeking the face of God. There are times that we may feel as is God is against us. We may be going through a stage of quiet or the Father could be focusing on a shift. Your not being ignored he hears you he’s just working on it.

It’s almost like when a parent is cooking and a child keeps saying “I’m hungry” there’s nothing the parent can do to soothe that moment but be quiet. the words “I’m working on it” just won’t do.  If God said He was working on it we would still be wailing in His ears.

Let us seek His face with praises and thanksgiving in advance.

If you follow F.S.T.S Blog you are very much appreciated! If you were scrolling and happen to come across this F.S.T.S Blog welcome! If you are led please follow, so that you can get notification of new posts. Let me introduce myself!!!

My name is Wilhelmina Lundy I am a Servant of God and an Author, I am the Founder ofnew-journey-in-praise-flyer Journey in Praise Ministry and From Sinner to Saint Blog and prayer wall. If you would like to send your prayer request you can send it to fromsinnertosaint103@gmail.com to learn more you can check out the About Me section.

Let’s get into the word!

Isaiah Chapter 16

Verse 1- 14

The word says that Moab was trying to get protection from the King of Israel by sending lambs. their woman were sent to live as fugitives in Israel. Moab asked that Israel be the fugitives of Moab’s hiding place.

when the destruction cease and the oppressors  cease, A throne of loving kindness will be established, and the one that sits on it will be faithful and come from the family of David.

Judging and seeking justice and runs to righteousness.

The Lord says in three years the pride and glory of Moab will be down graded, the remnant will be very small and weak.

 

The people of Israel was focused on their riches and glory. what they felt they had built and was building was only done by the grace of their own hands. the had not bothered to give God the Glory.

Their arrogance and pride put them in a position of lack, in this position of lack they now found them selves mourning, wailing in the streets, looking for refuge from the neighboring towns.

often I’m sure that some of us have found ourselves fin this position, with a time of “why isn’t my life going right?” the people of Moab went through this for three years, until Jesus came. Reading this made me so grateful that Jesus paid the ransom for us. could you imagine getting that life lesson. three woes because a people couldn’t give God the Glory.

If you would like to build a relationship with Jesus Christ turn your bible, download the youversion free bible app, or google Romans 10:9 Declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead then you shall be saved.

Get yourself in a good bible based church, begin word study and fellowship with like minded folks and build your foundation on Faith.

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Isaiah Chapter 3

Blessings everyone,

I pray that you are standing firm in life. There are times when we feel as if God has turned his back. Some may even feel like as if he doesn’t even like them. I find myself thinking those are the most powerful spirits being held down.

The ones he loves the most has it hard, so stand strong, the one who loves you always finds a way for restoration.

To the followers of from Sinner to saint Blog welcome thanks for joining me in bible study, you all are so very much appreciated.

If you happen to be scrolling and came across this blog on WordPress, twitter, Tumblr or Facebook, welcome thanks for joining. If you are led please click the like or follow button so that you can receive notification of new post as they come in. Let me introduce myself!

My name is Wilhelmina Lundy and I am a servant of God, some of the ways that I servenew-journey-in-praise-flyer is as the founder of From Sinner to Saint Blog and prayer wall (If you have a request you can send an email to fromsinnertosaint103@gmail.com) I also serve as the founder of Journey in Praise Ministry http://www.journeyinpraise.wordpress.com . Another way that I serve is as one of the leaders in the Walk It Out group that can be found on Facebook and periscope. Okay let’s get on into the word!

Isaiah Chapter 3

Judgement on Jerusalem and Judah

Verse 1-23

Isaiah continues from chapter 2 saying; the almighty Lord is about to take supply and support from Jerusalem and Judah, which includes Food, water, soldiers, judges, prophets, soothsayer, elders, counselors, craft men, clever encounters, and honorable men.

The Lord says; he will make boys the officials, children will direct them. People will oppress each other, man against man, neighbor against neighbor, the young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable.

A man will forcibly get his brother at his father’s house, and tell him that he is in charge of the disaster, and he will cry that he can’t fix it. He will say; he has no food or clothes, he will beg not to be put in charge.

Jerusalem will stagger and Judah will fall, they will speak and do things against God. Defying his glorious presence. They parade around not even trying to hide their sin. Misery to them, they brought disaster to themselves.

Let the righteous know they will be okay, they will enjoy the fruits of their deeds. Misery to the wicked! Disaster is on them they will be paid back for what their hands have done. Young people oppress my people, women rule over them, my people your guides lead you away, then turn you from your path.

The Lord says; The women of Zion are arrogant, walking around proud of themselves. Worried about their gold, hair, and face. The Lord says; he will bring sores on their on their heads and make them bald.

In that day the Lord will take their treasure of beauty enhancers.

Amen! This really has me thinking and it convicted me a bit, we can not walk around here more concerned about what we have and how to get more to make ourselves look good searching for praise from others, even wanting some to envy them and then all about God. Put God before all that other stuff, he is the reason you were able to get it, he is the reason for your beauty.

Verse 24-26 

The Lord says; Instead of sweet smells you’ll stink, instead of a sash you will have a rope, instead of long pretty hair, you will be bald, instead of nice clothes  you will have turn rags, and instead of beauty, you will be branding. Your men will fall by the sword, our warriors in battle.

The gates of zion will be in grief and mourn empty and deserted. She shall sit on the gound

When we are so self centered, God has a way of humbling us. take the moment to chin check your spirit. . I know I did. It just makes sense that we stand with the righteous. I don’t want any grief, so I rather the Lord to just go on a head and deal with that for me. I will walk by faith.

Be Blessed

 

Now for the most Important part, if you are looking to build your foundation in faith, you can Google, download a free bible app, or turn your bible to Romans chapter 10:9 and confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead then you shall be saved. Begin to build your foundation of faith with bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer. Let’s get into the word!

 

 

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Matthew Chapter 23

Blessings everyone,

I pray that you all are moving well in the your God given power.

As you walk your righteous journey meditate on where you want to stand in the kingdom of God. What are you going to lock and unlock in heaven? Most important keep your righteous life clean on the inside and the out. your eternity depends on it.

To the followers of from Sinner to saint Blog welcome thanks for joining me in bible study, you all are so very much appreciated.

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name is Wilhelmina Lundy and I am a servant of God. Some of the ways that I serve is as the founder of From Sinner to Saint Blog, and Prayer wall (if you would like to be on the prayer wall email fromsinnertosaint103@gmail.com). I also serve as the Founder of Journey in Praise Ministries and I serve as one of the leaders of the Walk It Out Ministries. (For more info go to About Me section)

Lets get in to the word of God!

Matthew Chapter 23

Verse 1 – 12

Jesus Judges the Pharisees and the Teachers of the law

The word says then Jesus spoke to multitudes and his disciples saying;

Scribes and pharisees sit in Moses seat.

Therefore whatever they tell you to observe, that observe and do. But di not do according to their works, for they say and do not do.

For they bind heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them down on men’s shoulders, but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.

Bit all their works, they di to ‘be seen by men’. They make their phylacteries nroad and enlarhe the borders of their garments.

They love the best places at feast, the best seats in the synagogues.

Greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called Rabbi, Rabbi.

But you do not be called Rabbi; for one is your teacher, the Christ and you are all brethrens.

Do not call anyone on earth father; for one is your father, he who is in heaven.

And do not be called teacher, for one is your teacher, the Christ.

But he who is greater among you, shall be your servant.

And whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.

Amen, when I was typing out this verse I tought about how most people arr not going to church because they feel as if it’s now a gathering for hypocrites.

I think at times people want to pick what they want from the bible.

When I started my righteousness walk, I heard people say things like that’s my spiritual mother, that’s my spiritual father. While we are on Earth, we are making away for our heavenly treasures. The Lord says don’t bother calling someone else father or teacher they are your brethren, learning right with you they may know more, and so you share but know this. If that person is exalted here on earth in heaven they will be the servant.

This is something for people that feel as if they know everything, and that certainly can be me at sometimes. If first will be last, and last will be first. Then the one who wants to be better than others and be in charge will have to learn how to serve. And for those who served here on earth will unlock treasures it’s all about your eternity.

Also don’t be so quick to want to teach someone something and not bother learning the lesson your self, just because you wanted a name deacon, pastor, prophet, apostle. Try unlocking it in heaven and on earth stand in service as equal as God has placed us.

Jesus Condemns the religious leaders

Verse 13- 36

But woe to you, scribes and pharisees hypocrites!

For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men. For you neither go in yourself nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Woe to the scribes and pharisees hyoocrites!

For you devour widows houses, and or pretense make long prayers, therefore you will receive greater condemnation.

Woe to you, scribes and pharisees hypocrites!

For you travel land and sea to win one proselyte and when he os won, you makr him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.

Woe to you, blind guides, who say, “whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple; he is obliged to perdorm it.

Fools and blind! Fir which is greater, the gold or the temple that sanctifies the gold?

And, whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing but whoever swears by the gift that is on it, if oblhed to perform it.

Fools and blind! For which is greater, the gift or the altar that sanctifies the gifts?

There fore he who swears by the altar, swears by it and all things on it.

He who swears by the temple, swears by it and him who dwells in it.

And he who swears by heaven swears by the throne of God and by him who sits on it.

Woe to the scribes and pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cumin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: Justice mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.

Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel.

Woe to you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites!

For you cleanse the outside of the cup and dish, bit inside they are full of extortion and self indulgence.

Blind pharisees, first cleanse the inside of the cup and dish that the outside of them may be clean also.

Woe to you, scribes and pharisees, hypocrites! for you are  like whitewashed tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but inside full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.

Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Woe to you scribes, pharisees, Hypocrites! because you built the tombs of prophets. Adorn the monuments of the righteous, and say, ‘If we had lived  in the days of our fathers we would not have been partakers with them in the  blood of the prophets’.

Therefore you are witnesses against yourselves that you are the son of those who murdered the prophets.Fill up then, the measure of your fathers guilt. Serpents brood of viper, how can you escape the condemnation of hell?

Therefore indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your in you synagogues and persecute from city to city.

That on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the Earth, from the blood of Zechariah son  of Berechiah whom you murdered between the temple and the alter.

Assuredly I say to you all those things will come upon this generation.

Amen! The Lord speaks to the Scribes and Pharisees about their inward behavior, about teaching one way and doing another. About cleaning the outside and still being dirty inside.

In our righteous walk we can be stuck on what people see on the outside and so engulfed in our cover up, that we have forgotten about our inside. I call it the perfect family syndrome. you know , when you tell everyone to smile land act right but in the house everyone is fighting and dealing with regret, animosity, and family hurt.

Well Jesus is saying as teachers, preachers, ministers, prophets we must be careful to keep our insides clean. Building our relationship with God everyday, fighting our flesh not only in the open but also in the house, in our minds. Those corners need to be clean as well as the door frames to our spirits, need to be wiped down. The things that you think people don’t see. God does sees.

Your eternity depends on it. The Lord says in these verses just because you are teaching Gods law your still going to be condemned to hell. Even worse, because now your teaching one thing and then displaying another. This is just teaching the people that are on the inside with you ( student) that they can do it as well, and because you say your the teacher then the person who doesn’t know any better will go to hell, but the teacher will be closer to the fire.

Jesus grieves over Jerusalem again

verse 37-39

O’Jerusalem, O’Jerusalem the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together  as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings but you were not willing. See! your house is left to you desolate, for I say to you, you shall see me no more till you say, Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.

If we take these words and apply it as if we are Jerusalem. we have done things disrespectful to God’s law’s and commands. and the Lord is saying I want to just take your children under my wing, but you won’t let me. your life and going down, and I am not going to come back until you come to me, until you acknowledge who I am.

Be Blessed

Now for the most Important part, if you are looking to build your foundation in faith, you can Google, download a free bible app, or turn your bible to Romans chapter 10:9 and confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead then you shall be saved. Begin to build your foundation of faith with bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer.

 

 

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Matthew Chapter 21

Blessings everyone,

I pray that you all are doing all things for your eternity. At times we have to make that choice. Will this benefit my eternity, will doing that allow me in the kingdom of God.

There will be people who will come along and try to distract you and there will be things that you just need to walk away from.

If you did all you could for the circumstance and it’s making you angry and hateful toward another.

Just simply walk away, most likely your time is up and your next is sitting there waiting on you. What is more important than your eternity?

Let me introduce myself, my

name is Wilhelmina Lundy and I am a servant of God. Some of the ways that I serve is as the founder of From Sinner to Saint Blog, and Prayer wall (if you would like to be on the prayer wall email fromsinnertosaint103@gmail.com). I also serve as the Founder of Journey in Praise Ministries and I serve as one of the leaders of the Walk It Out Ministries. (For more info go to About Me section)

Lets get in to the word of God!

Matthew Chapter 21

Jesus enters Jerusalem

Verse 1-11

The word says as approaching Jerusalem, they came to bethphage. It was on the Mount of Olives Jesus sent two disciples ahead he said to them;

Go to the Village ahead of you, as you get there you will find a donkey tied up.

Her cold will be with her and tie them and bring them to me if anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs them. The owner will send them right away.

The word says this happened so that the word spoken through the prophet would come true it says.

Say to the city of Zion, see, you can come see you he is gentle and riding on a donkey. He is riding on a donkey’s Colt (Zechariah 9:9)

The word says the disciples went and did what Jesus told them to do. They brought the donkey and the colt.

They Place their coats on them then Jesus sat on the coats the word says a very large crowd spread their coats on the road. Others cut branches from the trees and spread them out on the road.

Some of the people went ahead of him and some of the people followed him. They all shouted,

” Hosanna to the son of David!

Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord. (Psalms 118:26) hosanna in the highest heaven!

The word says when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred up. The people asked “who is this?”

The crowds answered “this is Jesus he is a prophet from Nazareth in Galilee”

Jesus came on the earth confirming the words of the prophets and all things he did.

When we think about speaking over our lives, we should think about how Jesus walked in past that the father gave to the prophet.

So when you speak over your life your children’s your spouse’s life Son and Holy Spirit will confirm your words.

Jesus clears the temple

Verse 12 – 17

The word says Jesus enter the temple area he started chasing out the people who were in the temple selling and buying things. He turned over their tables the word also says he turned over benches of those who are selling doves

Jesus said to them

It is written that the Lord said my house will be called a house where people can pray Isaiah 56:7 but you are making it a den for robbers Jeremiah 7:11

The word says that the Blind and the disabled went to Jesus at the temple. There he healed them. Jesus at the temple. They’re he heals him. The chief fries and the teachers of the law so the wonderful things he did. They also saw the children and the Temple area shouting Hosanna to the son of David but when they saw all that was going on the word says they became angry.

They asked Jesus; “Do you hear what these children are saying?”

Jesus replied

Yes, haven’t you ever read about it in Scripture? It says you have made sure that children and infants Praise You Psalms 8:2

The word says then Jesus left the people and went out of the city to Bethany he spent the night there.

The temple / Church is not the marketplace. There is a time and place for everything. The place where we stand and vulnerability for guidance and prayer and then here we are having people try to get over to make a sale haggling the church.

Notice how the chief priests and the teachers weren’t feeling praise for the healing but they were okay with turning the temple into a Marketplace.

And because they couldn’t say anything about the Turning of benches, and tables they decided to say something about the children and evening that Jesus was like nope, not happening did you read the scripture where it says children and infants Praise You word confirmed.

The Fig Tree dries up

Verse 18 – 22

The Lord says early in the morning Jesus  was headed back to Jerusalem. He was hungry, he saw a fig tree by the road. He went up to it to get a piece of fruit but found nothing except leaves

Jesus said;

May you never bare fruit again

The word says right away the tree dried up.

when the disciples saw the tree dry up they were amazed they asked Jesus

how did the Fig Tree dry up so quickly?

Jesus replied;

What I’m about to tell you is true. you must have faith and not doubt. Then you can do what was done to the fig tree. And you can say to this mountain, go and throw yourself into the sea. It will be done. If you believe, you will receive what you ask for when you pray

This chapter, I mentioned that the Lord will confirm the words of his servant. Well it’s our faith that brings us to that level our faith that carries us to the next level the face that what we declare in prayer we will walk in or are descendants will walk in it without faith our words will not be confirmed.

The authority of Jesus is questioned

Verse 23 – 27

The word says Jesus entered the temple Courtyard while he was teaching the chief priests in Elders came to him.

They asked Jesus by what Authority are you doing these things? Who gave you this Authority?

Jesus replied

I will also ask you one question. If you answer me I will tell you by what Authority I am doing these things. Where did John the baptism come from? was it from heaven? Or did it come from Men?

the scripture says they talk to each other about it they answered finally.

” if we say heaven he will ask then why didn’t you believe him? But if we say for men? we are afraid of the people Everyone believe said John was a prophet.”

so they answered Jesus we don’t know

Jesus said, then I won’t tell you by what Authority I am doing these things either.

This verse speaks volumes we are so quick to be ready to question others but are we willing to speak truth when we answer them.

what was it for the chief priests to say John’s baptism Came From Heaven they didn’t want to be proven wrong?

To say men we would upset the people who believe John to be a prophet. imagine the teacher of Law and chief priests being led by people and not God I don’t know about that.

The story of the two sons

verse 28-32

What do you think about this/ A man had two sons, he went to the first one and said,

‘Son go and work today in the vineyard.’

‘I will not’ the son answered, but later he changed his mind and went.

Then the father went to the second son and asked the same thing.

The son answered, ‘I will, Sir.’ But he did not go.

which of the two son’s did what the father wanted?

“The first” The disciples answered. Jesus said to them.

What I’m about to tell you is true, Tax collectors and prostitutes will enter the kingdom of God ahead of you. John came to show you the right way to live and you did not believe him, but the Tax collector and prostitutes did. you saw this. But even then you did not turn away from your sins and believe him.

Are you going to walk in what’s right? The first son may have said no, I’m not going to work in your vineyard but after a while he got up and went to work. Just like the Tax collectors and prostitutes. While their in their sin they are enjoying themselves but in their mind the are believing John and it is doing something in their spirit.

That’s what happens with us, the Lord keeps working on us at first we will be all in our free will enjoying the feeling of doing what we want right or wrong but then we will hear a word from the Lord and that’s when it will start stirring in our spirit. which moves us to say yes. Remember Moses he said “Lord, I can’t do that I have issues with my speech”  yet Moses still went to Egypt. 

The second son was like many, Oh yes sir, I’ll do what you ask of me, but doesn’t follow through. We have believers that will say, yes Lord! I’ll give up everything. These are the people that say, ‘not that Lord.’  ‘I’m not ready to do that either’

The story of the renters

Verse 33-46

Jesus said;

Listen to another story.

A man who owned some land planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it. He dug a pit for a wine-press in it. He also built  a looking tower. He rented the vineyard out  to some farmers. Then he went away on a Journey.

When harvest time approached, he sent his servants to collect his share of the fruit. But the renters grabbed his servants, they beat one of them, killed another. They through stones at the third to kill him.

Then the man sent other servants to the renters. He sent more than he did the first time. The renters treated them the same way.

Last of all he sent his son. ‘They will respect my son.’ he said.

But the renters saw his son coming. They said to each other. ‘This is the one who will receive all the owners property someday. Come, lets kill him. Then everything will be ours.’

So they took him and through him out of the vineyard, then they killed him.

“When the owner of the vineyard comes back, what will he do to those renters?

“He will destroy those evil people” they replied “Then he will rent the vineyard to other renters. They will give him his share of the crop at the harvest time”

Jesus said to them

Haven’t you ever read what the scriptures say “The stone the builders didn’t accept. has become the most important stone of all.

The Lord has done it.

It is wonderful in our eyes (psalm 118:22,23)

so here is what I tell you. The kingdom of God will be taken away from you. It will be given to people who will produce it’s fruit.

Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces. But the stone will crush anyone it falls on.

The chief priests and the pharisees heard Jesus’s stories. They knew he was talking about them. So they looked for a way to arrest him. But they were afraid of the crowd. The people believed  that Jesus was a prophet.

It took  me some time on this scripture. Not everyone will accept you and walk that your on. 

In the mist there will be people who will try to take what God has placed for you. And they will try to destroy who you are, they will try to damage your name. You will be the stone, the builders didn’t accept.

The kingdom of God will be taken away from them and given to those who produce fruit.

Our Father (landowner) will remove the renters (evil people) from your life and so that we can produce fruit and give the lord  our praise. 

Be Blessed

Now for the most Important part, if you are looking to build your foundation in faith, you can Google, download a free bible app, or turn your bible to Romans chapter 10:9 and confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead then you shall be saved. Begin to build your foundation of faith with bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer.

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Matthew Chapter 20

Blessings everyone,

I pray that your day is going in God’s will. Sometimes we have days when we feel as if we can’t get ahead no matter how hard we try, no matter how hard we pray. In getting ahead we forget are service, we are Servants of God, and when we are so focus on what we want we forget to serve. We forget that only getting ahead,  lands us at only last when it comes to the Kingdom of heaven.

So as you are moving in life on this earth. Do not worry about where you are, concern yourself with where your spirit is. how close are you to God today? Are you closer than yesterday?

let’s get to into the word of the Lord!

Matthew chapter 20

Jesus tells the parable of the workers paid equally

Verse 1 – 16

For the Kingdom of Heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his Vineyard. He agreed to pay them a Denarius for the day and sent them into his Vineyard.

About the third hour he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing, he told them ‘you also go and look in my Vineyard and I will pay you whatever is right.’ So they went.

He went out again about the six hour and the ninth hour and did the same thing. About the 11th hour, he saw men still standing around he asked them ‘why have you been standing here all day long doing nothing?’  ‘Because no one has hired us’ they answered. He said ‘you also go and work in my Vineyard.’

When evening came the owner of the vineyard said to his Foreman, ‘call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last one hired and going into the first.’ The workers who were hired about the 11th Hour came and each received a Denarius. When those came who were hired first expected to receive more. But each of them also received a Denarius. When they received it, they begin to grumble against the landowner.

‘These men who are hired last only work one hour’ they said ‘and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of work and the Heat of the day.’ But he answered one of them, ‘friend I am not being unfair to you, didn’t you agree to work for a Denarius? Take your pay and go, I want to give the man who was hired last the same as I gave you. Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am in generous?’ So the last will be first and the first will be last.

When we are walking on this Earth, we often have the habit of checking for the blessings. Wondering ‘where’s my blessing? I’ve been praying for a year and still haven’t gotten my blessing.’ And that’s what the workers were saying ‘hey we’ve been sweating and fighting the heat but we should be getting more.’

What I am learning from the story of the workers is just because we feel we do more or work harder and pray consistently, we are still equal in the eyes of God. It doesn’t matter when you  were saved, what you we were called to do. we are still the same people he made on the sixth day we are the same people that he sacrificed his son for. He loves us all equally.

Jesus predicts his death the third time.

Verse 17 – 19

The word says that Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the 12 disciples aside and said to them.

We are going up to Jerusalem and the son of man will be betrayed to the chief priest and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked, flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!

Reading this I couldn’t help but notice Jesus was speaking in the third person. As I thought about this, I realized we would have to move from our flesh to our spirit. Your spirit man speaking  into the earth.

A lesson I have placed on the priority list from this is add more quiet prayer time. What I have learned in Matthews is that Jesus went off to be with God often in his day, he went by himself just to pray and be in God’s presence.

I think it’s important to our spirit man. Our spirit man needs that time with the father, your spirit man will speak your next, it connects with your future, with your purpose, but first the spirit has to be plugged into the power of the almighty El Shaddai , Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, God the Son. Jesus was able to speak on what was about to happen, and what was about to happen was a prophesy come to past. My question is, what is God saying about you?

Jesus teaches about serving others

Verse 20 – 28

The word says the mother of Zebedee’s sons brought her two sons to Jesus knelt down asking a favor of Jesus. She asked Jesus to Grant one of her two sons a place at his right side and his kingdom

Jesus said;

You don’t know what you’re asking? Can you drink the cup that I’m going to drink?

The two disciples answered Jesus ‘We can’

You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at the right or the left is not for me to Grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my father.

When the other 10 disciples heard about this they were indignant with the other two brothers. Jesus called them all together and said

You know that the rulers of the Gentiles Lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you instead, whoever wants to be your servant and whoever wants to be first must be your slave. Just as the son of man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.

Can you drink from the cup that Jesus drank? To give up everything and walk the life of a servant. Every time I write a blog do broadcast deliver a message, I asked the Lord to burn my flesh. It’s important that we don’t unlock prideful nature on Earth. Our walk should have our Eternal goal. I have said this before, as a little girl I was sure that my place was walking in the garden with Jesus and I move as a servant so that I can be seated on the right side of Jesus. To pray that we are willing to give God everything, not just a little and not just what we want to give him.

Jesus heals a blind beggar

Verse 29 – 34

The word says; that a large crowd followed Jesus and the disciples as they were headed to Jericho. Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard Jesus was going by, they shouted ‘Lord son of David, have mercy on us!’

The crowd rebuke them and told them to be quiet, but the men shout it louder ‘Lord, son of David have mercy on us!’ Jesus stopped and called them. ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ Jesus asked. ‘Lord, we want our sight.’  Jesus had compassion on them and touch their eyes immediately they received their sight and followed him.

Amen! How can you not move to follow him after that kind of miracle. As a Believer everyone is trying to get to Jesus, and some will believe that their needs are more than yours. I tell you today keep your faith, keep after him remember last will be first, he will hear you before he would hear those that believe that they deserve to be before or have more than any of their neighbors

be blessed

Now for the most Important part, if you are looking to build your foundation in faith, you can Google, download a free bible app, or turn your bible to Romans chapter 10:9 and confess with our mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead then you shall be saved. Begin to build your foundation of faith with bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer.