Saturday, March 11, 2023

A PERSONAL approach


1 John 4:1

King James Version

4 Beloved, 

believe not every spirit, 

but try the spirits whether they are of God: 

because many false prophets 

are gone out into the world.

I don't know about you, but my worship of GOD has always been simple, private, and quiet.

It's the way GOD made me.

Wherein I study quietly, pray in private, and share simply.

You will not see me at huge congregations, waving my arms, and all that.

Somehow, I just never could.

I'm still waiting for JESUS to direct me to a church I can go to.

For now, I pray, study, and share quietly.

I don't turn to man for answers.

I turn to GOD.

I turn to Scripture.

I wait for SPIRIT to direct me.

I'm not into trends, crowds, mass hysteria.

I pray to JESUS to please show me my sins.

To please reveal to me His will.

And I ask forgiveness for sins known, and unknown.

My personal approach at worship conforms to these verses:

Matthew 6:1-4

King James Version

6 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, 

to be seen of them: 

otherwise ye have no reward of your Father 

which is in heaven.

2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms,

 do not sound a trumpet before thee, 

as the hypocrites do in the synagogues 

and in the streets,

 that they may have glory of men. 

Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

3 But when thou doest alms, 

let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:

4 That thine alms may be in secret: 

and thy Father which seeth in secret 

himself shall reward thee openly.

Matthew 6:5-6

King James Version

5 And when thou prayest, 

thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: 

for they love to pray standing in the synagogues 

and in the corners of the streets, 

that they may be seen of men. 

Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

6 But thou, when thou prayest, 

enter into thy closet, 

and when thou hast shut thy door, 

pray to thy Father which is in secret; 

and thy Father which seeth in secret 

shall reward thee openly.

Matthew 6:7-8

King James Version

7 But when ye pray, 

use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do:

 for they think that they shall be heard 

for their much speaking.

8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: 

for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, 

before ye ask him.

Matthew 6:16-18

King James Version

16 Moreover when ye fast, 

be not, as the hypocrites, 

of a sad countenance: 

for they disfigure their faces, 

that they may appear unto men to fast. 

Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

17 But thou, when thou fastest, 

anoint thine head, 

and wash thy face;

18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, 

but unto thy Father which is in secret: 

and thy Father, which seeth in secret, 

shall reward thee openly.

1 Corinthians 10:31

King James Version

31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, 

or whatsoever ye do, 

do all to the glory of God.

Colossians 3:17

King James Version

17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, 

do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, 

giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

My worship is not for show.

I'm glad GOD made me this way.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023



Psalm 11:3

King James Version

3 If the foundations be destroyed, 

what can the righteous do?

Why are churches in decline today?

Why are people throwing out Christian values?

Why do people question the divinity of GOD?

Why don't people believe the Bible?

It's all been prophesied:

2 Timothy 3:1-7

King James Version

3 This know also, 

that in the last days perilous times shall come.

2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, 

covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, 

disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, 

false accusers, incontinent, fierce, 

despisers of those that are good,

4 Traitors, heady, highminded, 

lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

5 Having a form of godliness, 

but denying the power thereof: 

from such turn away.

6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, 

and lead captive silly women laden with sins, 

led away with divers lusts,

7 Ever learning, 

and never able to come 

to the knowledge of the truth.

2 Peter 3:3-4

King James Version

3 Knowing this first, 

that there shall come in the last days scoffers, 

walking after their own lusts,

4 And saying, 

Where is the promise of his coming? 

for since the fathers fell asleep, 

all things continue as they were 

from the beginning of the creation.

People are not reminded of how it was during the time of Noah.

Either that, or they were not taught it, from day one.

Perhaps, many are not born again.

Or, if they're born again, they've backslid.

Others could be indifferent.

And yet the Rapture looms, just around the corner.

We need the SPIRIT of GOD to understand Scripture.

And to believe in the urgency of the times.

Matthew 24:37-39

King James Version

37 But as the days of Noah were, 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

38 For as in the days that were before the flood 

they were eating and drinking, 

marrying and giving in marriage, 

until the day that Noe entered into the ark,

39 And knew not until the flood came, 

and took them all away; 

so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

2 Peter 3:5-6

King James Version

5 For this they willingly are ignorant of, 

that by the word of God the heavens were of old, 

and the earth standing out of the water 

and in the water:

6 Whereby the world that then was, 

being overflowed with water, 


People also don't realize what GOD has reserved for the righteous.

1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

King James Version

16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven 

with a shout, 

with the voice of the archangel, 

and with the trump of God: 

and the dead in Christ shall rise first:

17 Then we which are alive and remain 

shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, 

to meet the Lord in the air: 

and so shall we ever be with the Lord.

And what GOD has reserved for the wicked.

Job 38:22-23

King James Version

22 Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow? 

or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail,

23 Which I have reserved 

against the time of trouble, 

against the day of battle and war?

2 Peter 3:7

King James Version

7 But the heavens and the earth, 

which are now, 

by the same word are kept in store, 

reserved unto fire 

against the day of judgment 

and perdition of ungodly men.

Revelation 16:21

King James Version

21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, 

every stone about the weight of a talent: 

and men blasphemed God 

because of the plague of the hail; 

for the plague thereof was exceeding great.

As born again workman, it's my duty to alert you to Bible prophecy.

And to the teachings of JESUS.

As well as how churches can be revitalized.

That we may be worthy of the LORD.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

King James Version

23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; 

and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body 

be preserved blameless 

unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

A practical approach was given by Ken Ham:

"How about sharing the gospel 

the way that God does it in the Bible...

by starting at the beginning."

(Sin and death. 

Promise of a Savior.)

That means, we start with the basics.

Ham says to read Genesis 1 to 11.

That becomes our foundation for everything.

Those chapters answer everything we need or want to know.

But, like Ham says, study of Genesis was taken out of schools.

That's why generations X, Y, and Z have become atheists.

It's time to go back to basics.

Begin where it all began.


That's how we can revitalize churches.

That was what SPIRIT led me to this morning.

Urged to write about it, soon as I woke up.

Talk about 


Amazingly, the Ken Ham video I was studying before bedtime, fit right in.

SPIRIT merely picked up where we left off from last night.

Now, you have it this morning.

Read Genesis 1-11.

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Friday, February 10, 2023



The LORD declared:

Jeremiah 2:13

King James Version

13 For my people have committed two evils; 

they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, 

and hewed them out cisterns, 

broken cisterns, 

that can hold no water.

What is the "fountain of life"?

Who can have it?

How can one have it?

Scripture tells us more:

Psalm 36:8-9

King James Version

8 They shall be abundantly satisfied 

with the fatness of thy house; 

and thou shalt make them drink 

of the river of thy pleasures.

9 For with thee is the fountain of life: 

in thy light shall we see light.

Proverbs 10:11

King James Version

11 The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: 

but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 13:14

King James Version

14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, 

to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:27

King James Version

27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, 

to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 16:22

King James Version

22 Understanding is a wellspring of life 

unto him that hath it: 

but the instruction of fools is folly.

Joel 3:16-21

King James Version

16 The Lord also shall roar out of Zion, 

and utter his voice from Jerusalem; 

and the heavens and the earth shall shake: 

but the Lord will be the hope of his people, 

and the strength of the children of Israel.

17 So shall ye know that I am the Lord your God 

dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain: 

then shall Jerusalem be holy, 

and there shall no strangers 

pass through her any more.

18 And it shall come to pass in that day, 

that the mountains shall drop down new wine, 

and the hills shall flow with milk, 

and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, 

and a fountain shall come forth 

out of the house of the Lord, 

and shall water the valley of Shittim.

19 Egypt shall be a desolation, 

and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, 

for the violence against the children of Judah, 

because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

20 But Judah shall dwell for ever, 

and Jerusalem from generation to generation.

21 For I will cleanse their blood 

that I have not cleansed: 

for the Lord dwelleth in Zion.

Matthew 3:11

King James Version

11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance. 

but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, 

whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: 

he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, 

and with fire:

John 3:5-7

King James Version

5 Jesus answered, 

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 

Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, 

he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; 

and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, 

Ye must be born again.

John 4:10

King James Version

10 Jesus answered and said unto her, 

If thou knewest the gift of God,

and who it is that saith to thee, 

Give me to drink; 

thou wouldest have asked of him, 

and he would have given thee living water.

John 4:14

King James Version

14 But whosoever drinketh of the water 

that I shall give him shall never thirst; 

but the water that I shall give him 

shall be in him a well of water 

springing up into everlasting life.

John 7:38-39

King James Version

38 He that believeth on me, 

as the scripture hath said, 

out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

39 (But this spake he of the Spirit, 

which they that believe on him should receive: 

for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; 

because that Jesus was not yet glorified.)

John 10:10

King James Version

10 The thief cometh not, 

but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: 

I am come that they might have life, 

and that they might have it more abundantly.

Revelation 7:13-17

King James Version

13 And one of the elders answered, 

saying unto me, 

What are these 

which are arrayed in white robes? 

and whence came they?

14 And I said unto him, 

Sir, thou knowest. 

And he said to me, 

These are they which came out of great tribulation, 

and have washed their robes, 

and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, 

and serve him day and night in his temple: 

and he that sitteth on the throne 

shall dwell among them.

16 They shall hunger no more, 

neither thirst any more; 

neither shall the sun light on them, 

nor any heat.

17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne 

shall feed them, 

and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: 

and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

Revelation 21:6

King James Version

6 And he said unto me, 

It is done. 

I am Alpha and Omega, 

the beginning and the end. 

I will give unto him that is athirst 

of the fountain of the water of life freely.

Revelation 22:1

King James Version

22 And he shewed me 

a pure river of water of life, 

clear as crystal, 

proceeding out of the throne of God 

and of the Lamb.

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Thursday, February 9, 2023



2 Corinthians 4:16

King James Version

16 For which cause we faint not; 

but though our outward man perish, 

yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Things bearing heavily upon you?

In great need of spiritual regeneration, renewal, and revival?

Scripture gives you the answers.

Psalm 51:10-13

King James Version

10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; 

and renew a right spirit within me.

11 Cast me not away from thy presence; 

and take not thy holy spirit from me.

12 Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; 

and uphold me with thy free spirit.

13 Then will I teach transgressors thy ways; 

and sinners shall be converted unto thee.

Isaiah 40:28-29

King James Version

28 Hast thou not known? 

hast thou not heard, 

that the everlasting God, the Lord, 

the Creator of the ends of the earth, 

fainteth not, neither is weary? 

there is no searching of his understanding.

29 He giveth power to the faint; 

and to them that have no might 

he increaseth strength.

Isaiah 40:31

King James Version

31 But they that wait upon the Lord 

shall renew their strength; 

they shall mount up with wings as eagles; 

they shall run, and not be weary; 

and they shall walk, and not faint.

Ezekiel 36:25

King James Version

25 Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, 

and ye shall be clean: 

from all your filthiness, 

and from all your idols, 

will I cleanse you.

Ezekiel 36:26

King James Version

26 A new heart also will I give you, 

and a new spirit will I put within you: 

and I will take away the stony heart 

out of your flesh, 

and I will give you an heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:27

King James Version

27 And I will put my spirit within you, 

and cause you to walk in my statutes, 

and ye shall keep my judgments, 

and do them.

John 3:3-7

King James Version

3 Jesus answered and said unto him, 

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 

Except a man be born again, 

he cannot see the kingdom of God.

4 Nicodemus saith unto him, 

How can a man be born when he is old? 

can he enter the second time 

into his mother's womb, 

and be born?

5 Jesus answered, 

Verily, verily, I say unto thee, 

Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, 

he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; 

and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, 

Ye must be born again.

John 5:24

King James Version

24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, 

He that heareth my word, 

and believeth on him that sent me, 

hath everlasting life, 

and shall not come into condemnation; 

but is passed from death unto life.

John 5:39-40

King James Version

39 Search the scriptures; 

for in them ye think ye have eternal life: 

and they are they which testify of me.

40 And ye will not come to me, 

that ye might have life.

Romans 12:2

King James Version

2 And be not conformed to this world: 

but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, 

that ye may prove what is that good, 

and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

2 Corinthians 5:17

King James Version

17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, 

he is a new creature: 

old things are passed away; 

behold, all things are become new.

Galatians 2:20-21

King James Version

20 I am crucified with Christ: 

nevertheless I live; 

yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: 

and the life which I now live in the flesh 

I live by the faith of the Son of God, 

who loved me, 

and gave himself for me.

21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: 

for if righteousness come by the law, 

then Christ is dead in vain.

Ephesians 2:1-2

King James Version

2 And you hath he quickened, 

who were dead in trespasses and sins;

2 Wherein in time past ye walked 

according to the course of this world, 

according to the prince of the power of the air, 

the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Ephesians 2:4-7

King James Version

4 But God, 

who is rich in mercy, 

for his great love wherewith he loved us,

5 Even when we were dead in sins, 

hath quickened us together with Christ, 

(by grace ye are saved;)

6 And hath raised us up together, 

and made us sit together in heavenly places 

in Christ Jesus:

7 That in the ages to come 

he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace 

in his kindness toward us 

through Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:8-9

King James Version

8 For by grace are ye saved through faith;

and that not of yourselves: 

it is the gift of God:

9 Not of works, 

lest any man should boast.

Ephesians 4:20-24

King James Version

20 But ye have not so learned Christ;

21 If so be that ye have heard him, 

and have been taught by him, 

as the truth is in Jesus:

22 That ye put off 

concerning the former conversation the old man, 

which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;

24 And that ye put on the new man, 

which after God is created 

in righteousness and true holiness.

Colossians 3:9-10

King James Version

9 Lie not one to another, 

seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

10 And have put on the new man, 

which is renewed in knowledge 

after the image of him that created him:

Colossians 3:12-13

King James Version

12 Put on therefore, 

as the elect of God, 

holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, 

humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

13 Forbearing one another, 

and forgiving one another, 

if any man have a quarrel against any: 

even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

Colossians 3:14

King James Version

14 And above all these things put on charity, 

which is the bond of perfectness.

Colossians 3:15

King James Version

15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, 

to the which also ye are called in one body; 

and be ye thankful.

Colossians 3:23-24

King James Version

23 And whatsoever ye do, 

do it heartily, 

as to the Lord, 

and not unto men;

24 Knowing that of the Lord 

ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: 

for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Colossians 3:16

King James Version

16 Let the word of Christ 

dwell in you richly in all wisdom; 

teaching and admonishing one another in psalms 

and hymns and spiritual songs, 

singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

2 Timothy 1:7

King James Version

7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; 

but of power, 

and of love, 

and of a sound mind.

Titus 3:3-7

King James Version

3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, 

disobedient, deceived, 

serving divers lusts and pleasures, 

living in malice and envy, 

hateful, and hating one another.

4 But after that the kindness and love 

of God our Saviour toward man appeared,

5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, 

but according to his mercy he saved us, 

by the washing of regeneration, 

and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

6 Which he shed on us abundantly 

through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

7 That being justified by his grace, 

we should be made heirs 

according to the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 10:16-21

King James Version

16 This is the covenant 

that I will make with them 

after those days, 

saith the Lord, 

I will put my laws into their hearts, 

and in their minds will I write them;

17 And their sins and iniquities 

will I remember no more.

18 Now where remission of these is, 

there is no more offering for sin.

19 Having therefore, brethren, 

boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,

20 By a new and living way, 

which he hath consecrated for us, 

through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

21 And having an high priest 

over the house of God;

1 Peter 1:18-19

King James Version

18 Forasmuch as ye know 

that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, 

as silver and gold, 

from your vain conversation received 

by tradition from your fathers;

19 But with the precious blood of Christ, 

as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

1 Peter 1:23

King James Version

23 Being born again, 

not of corruptible seed, 

but of incorruptible, 

by the word of God, 

which liveth and abideth for ever.

1 Peter 1:24-25

King James Version

24 For all flesh is as grass, 

and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. 

The grass withereth, 

and the flower thereof falleth away:

25 But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. 

And this is the word which by the gospel 

is preached unto you.

Revelation 21:4-5

King James Version

4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; 

and there shall be no more death, 

neither sorrow, nor crying, 

neither shall there be any more pain: 

for the former things are passed away.

5 And he that sat upon the throne said, 

Behold, I make all things new. 

And he said unto me, 


for these words are true 

and faithful.

Revelation 21:6-7

King James Version

6 And he said unto me, 

It is done.

 I am Alpha and Omega, 

the beginning and the end. 

I will give unto him that is athirst 

of the fountain of the water of life freely.

7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; 

and I will be his God, 

and he shall be my son.

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