Monday, December 21, 2015

"Choose Life"

"My children,

I am calling you
to be peacemakers
as wickedness increases
in the world.

I am calling you
to choose the cross
instead of the sword
in these last days.

I am calling you
to love your enemies
instead of seeking
to destroy them.

I am calling you
to lay down your lives
as I laid down Mine
for My enemies.

I died for you
on the Cross
and for your enemies
just the same.

Do not destroy
what I have died
to purchase
with My blood.

When you choose violence
against your enemies
you choose against My sacrifice
and become an enemy of the Cross.

I am He who stands
in the way so that
in order to take vengeance
you must kill Me first.

I stand in between
you and your enemies
so that to slay them
you must first slay Me.

Do not seek to live
by the sword;
do not seek to save your lives
and lose your soul.

My commands are your life;
do not turn away from life
in order to avoid your cross
and escape from death.

I am with you always
as you trust in My ways
and carry your cross;
do not be afraid."


Art: "A Different Way"

Saturday, December 12, 2015

"Look to the Cross in the Last Days!"

"My people,

As you see disasters, wars,
and wickedness increasing,
there are many among you
who believe that you must
turn to the tablets of stone—
the Old Covenant Law.

But I have told you that
the law of the Old Covenant
is fading and obsolete,
for it was the ministry of death
which brought condemnation,
and so with death it will pass away.

The Old Covenant Law
has never been able to offer
protection, shelter, salvation,
healing, life, or righteousness
in the midst of the world's travail
in the past, today, or in the end.

But life, healing, rest,
righteousness, shelter
and protection are found
in the love I gave you on the Cross.

Your shelter in the last days
is in living in the commands
of agape love I have given you,
in the ministry of My Spirit,
which brings life and righteousness.

Do not look to Sinai in the last days;
look instead to the Cross alone!"


Art: "The Wrong Ministry in the End"