IT IS FINISHED

IT IS FINISHED MAY 2014IT IS FINISHED

Jesus finished the work at the cross.
We all know that Jesus came and took away the sins of the world at the cross and that He made us the righteousness of Him.
But, do we all understand that Jesus did much more than that at the cross?
While He hung on the cross, with His beaten and busted body, with His unbroken legs, with His pierced side, and blood running down His face from the crown of thorns placed on His head. He proclaimed, “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.”
He cried out in a loud voice, “E’li, E’li,la-ma’ sa-bach’tha-ni? Which translated, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
And finally He said, “Father into your hands I commit My spirit.”
After they offered Him sour wine, He said “It is finished!”

Jesus’ disciples tell of the crucifixion, and each one describes a different part that stands out for them.
Matthew tells that after Jesus, cried out in a loud voice “E’li, E’li,la-ma’ sa-bach’tha-ni? Which translated to: My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
Then immediately one ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine and offered it to Jesus.
Then Jesus cried out again and yielded up His spirit. Then, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and earth quaked, and rocks were split, and graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen a sleep were raised; and coming out of the graves after His resurrection, they went into the holy city and appeared to many. And the centurion, after seeing what had happen said, “Truly this was the Son of God.”
Mark said that after Jesus cried out in a loud voice “E’li, E’li,la-ma’ sa-bach’tha-ni? Which translated to: My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me? Then someone ran and took a sponge, filled it with sour wine and offered it to Jesus.
Jesus cried out with a loud voice, and breathed His last breath. The veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to the bottom.
And centurion said after seeing this said, “Truly this Man was the Son of God.”
Luke the Doctor, tells us that Jesus said, “Father forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”
The soldiers also mocked Him coming and offering Him sour wine.
One criminal that was hanging beside side him said, “If You are Christ, save Yourself and us.” The second criminal answered and rebuked him, saying “Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we receive, but this Man has done nothing wrong.”
Then second criminal then said, “Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.”
Then the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn in two. And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, “Father into Your hands I commit My spirit. Having said this, He breathed His last.
John, Jesus’ beloved, tells us That He bearing His cross, went out to a place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Gol’go-tha, where they crucified Him.
At the cross was Jesus’ mother and a disciple whom Jesus loved standing by. And Jesus said to His mother, “Woman, behold your son!” Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!”
After this, Jesus knowing all things had been accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!”
So when Jesus received the sour wine, He said “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.

The one thing that they all remembered to say was “the sour wine” and it was not just the sour wine but what happened afterwards. Jesus said, “It is finished.”
What’s the importance of the sour wine?
I think the sour wine represents all our sins.
After all our grievances, sorrows, transgressions, and iniquities, Jesus placed on Himself all our sins and He dies.
Look at the order in which it all happened.
First: they accused Him, second: they spat on Him and He did not say a word. Third: they put the crown of thrones on His Head.
He took our guilt, He took our sorrow, He took our transgressions (to break the law or commandments), and iniquities (lack of righteousness or our wickedness).
Fourth: He was beaten. Let’s look at this closely. An innocent man beaten, and He did not say a thing.
For every stripe He took, He took away every disease we may ever have today.
Fifth: He put Himself on the cross and as He hung there, God was looking down on Him.
This is why He said the things He said:
He said, “Father forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”
“E’li, E’li,la-ma’ sa-bach’tha-ni? Which translates, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
At this time, God had turned His back on Jesus; Jesus was taking on all our sins.
Look at each time a disciple said this someone offered Jesus sour wine.
Could it be that the sour wine was to break the generational curse of men? Jeremiah 31:27-34
And He took the sour wine so that scriptures would be fulfilled.
Then He said “Father, into your hands I commit My spirit.”
In John, Jesus says, “that He has glorified the Father here on earth and finished the work that the Father has given Him to do”.
“And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.”

“IT IS FINISHED”

Walk in the finished work of Christ Jesus.
God Bless You
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THE BREAD OF LIFE

THE BREAD OF LIFE THE BREAD OF LIFE
Understanding the Holy Communion

To understand the Holy Communion, we need to understand that it is a two-step process.
The first step is the Bread.
Ask yourself, what is the bread? In addition, why do you take the bread?
I know you say that bread represent Jesus’ body. Yes and No. It does not represent His body-it is His body.
This is how you must take it (the bread) as His body. Throughout the New Testament, Jesus tells us “that He is the bread of life.”
If anyone eats of Him, they should never die but have eternal life.
When you eat the bread, you are eating Jesus’ body replacing your body for His. Just as He replaced His body for yours, on the cross, all your sickness, pains, and transgressions by His stripes were all healed. Read Isaiah 53:4. It states, grief’s and sorrows. But when you read Matthew 8:16-17, Isaiah said:
“When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with the Word, and healed all who were sick, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:”
“He Himself took our infirmities and bore our sicknesses.”
God knew that His words would be misinterpreted, so He put in place where to find the truth. You have to search it out, you have to let the Holy Spirit take you by the hand and lead you.
What has happened is that Priest, Preachers, Teachers, The Pope and such have stopped looking for God’s guidance on what they are calling everyday things. Some things have become a ritual in religion.
It has been going on for so long and been passed down through the years. People just assume that it is right and this how God means for us to understand it.
Someone like you and me, we look at it and say NO! Something is wrong. Then we look and search out the truth and allow the Holy Spirit to show us.
The second step is the Blood.
It’s like when I was young; I was raised in a Catholic church and I can remember sitting in church wondering why. Why the Priest back is turned to us? Why was he speaking in a diffident language? Why is he the only one that gets to drink the blood (communion)? The blood has this power in it but he was the only one to drink the power. It was not until years later that the Catholic Church stated that the people could drink the blood also. By that time, I had moved on.
The blood is for all our sins, the past, present and future.
In Matthew 26:28 Jesus says; “Drink from it. All of you, for this is My Blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.”
The blood is for our sins.
When you read in I Corinthians and it states, “Whoever eats this bread or drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, Not discerning the Lord’s body. (Discerning come from discern – not to recognize as separate or different.)
Understand unworthy manner is an action not that person. He did not say, “If you are unworthy” it is your action that is unworthy if you are doing it without understanding. He is saying to understand what you are doing and why you are doing it. It is not a ritual.
Understand that eating the whole body of Jesus is for you so your broken body will be whole.
Drinking the Blood of Jesus is for remission of sins.
Adam (the first man) ate and put the whole world in condemnation.
Jesus (the second man) came and said eat of Him and it will restore the whole world through redemption. Ephesians 1:7
We are priests, so we can give ourselves Holy Communion.
In Revelation 1:5-6 Jesus Christ is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood, and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
If you’ve been diagnosed with a disease/illness or know someone who has been, speak Psalm 91 over life declaring Psalm 118.
Tell yourself or them that by His stripes you are healed and take of Jesus every day or as often as you can. There is nothing you can do that pleases Jesus more than you feeding off Him.
Tell Jesus from your heart that you understand and believe. By taking His Holy body you are made whole for He took your broken body on the cross so that you can be healed and set free. Amen

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WISDOM FROM GOD

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WISDOM FROM GOD
In the book of Proverbs, the first chapter opens with Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel.
“To know wisdom and instruction,
To perceive the words of understanding,
To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, judgment, and equity;
To give prudence to the simple,
To the young man knowledge and discretion,
A wise man will hear and increase learning, and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel,
To understand a proverb and an enigma,
The words of the wise and their riddles
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge,
But fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Solomon was one of the richest men to have lived and today when his gold and riches are valued, he probably would still be the richest man in the world.
Solomon’s riches did not come from himself but through God.
I will summarize what God did for Solomon, it’s found in I Kings 3:7-15. Solomon was David’s son. He was very young when he became king and he loved the Lord as his father David did.
God said to Solomon; “Ask! What shall I give you?”
Being a “little child,” he told God that he did not know how to go out or come in. So he asked God to give him an understanding heart to judge His people that he may discern between good and evil. Take note, Solomon’s position as a king did not declare ownership of the people (Like kings usually do). He told God that the people (in his kingdom) belong to God and he just wanted to know how to be a good steward of the people.
God was well pleased with Solomon’s request for wisdom and his unselfish nature (not asking for stuff for himself; like long life, riches or kill my enemies).
God told Solomon that He would give him whatever he asked. God made him exceptionally wise with an understanding heart. “When God show up, He shows off,” so God made him wiser than any man before him or after him. God told Solomon, because of his unselfishness, that He would even give him much more than he would ever ask for. God gave him riches and honor, and told him that there will be no one like him in all his days. Then, God told him that if he would walk in His ways, keeps His commandments that God would lengthen his days on earth.
Solomon didn’t know what God would do for him, but he knew that God had the answers, and the way. After all, Solomon was the King with no one higher than him but God.
You are the king in your life, home, or wherever you are with no one higher than you but God. So you need answers. Go to God.
James a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, said this; “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

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