If this endeavor or this activity is of human origin, it will destroy itself. But if it comes from God, you will not be able to destroy them; you may even find yourselves fighting against God.” They were persuaded by him. After recalling the Apostles, they had them flogged, ordered them to stop speaking in the Name of Jesus, and dismissed them. So they left the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been found worthy to suffer dishonor for the Sake of the Name. Acts 5:38b-41

Wigs Word of God Today 4-12-2013

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Without God there will always be destruction of anything human.

If this endeavor or this activity is of human origin, it will destroy itself. But if it comes from God, you will not be able to destroy them; you may even find yourselves fighting against God.” They were persuaded by him. After recalling the Apostles, they had them flogged, ordered them to stop speaking in the Name of Jesus, and dismissed them. So they left the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been found worthy to suffer dishonor for the Sake of the Name. Acts 5:38b-41

Acts 5:34-42, Psalm 27 & John 6:1-15

We often look to someone with authority to persuade our minds into motion accomplishing purpose over passion. We may look upon others in government or entertainment to fancy our brow or we may become excited from the family member in our life that is so righteous in the LORD we look upon them with admiration and desire to follow in their footsteps.

The Sanhedrin began their inquiry with the intent to rid them of what they deemed as peasants speaking of and following a person “claiming to be someone important.” Their minds were persuaded by someone “respected by all the people” to act with purpose over passion looking upon this as others who had tried but “died” after a short following sharing the same result will happen to these men speaking of Jesus and performing signs in His Name if it is NOT of God.

A Pharisee in the Sanhedrin named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law” reasoned by authority but as importantly audacity of placing God’s Will first in describing the persuaded purpose. He said, “So now I tell you, have nothing to do with these men, and let them go. For if this endeavor or this activity is of human origin, it will destroy itself. But if it comes from God, you will not be able to destroy them; you may even find yourselves fighting against God.” Acts 5:38-39a

What we learn and passionately follow over 2000 thousand years later is the death they inflicted upon a man cleansed the sins of the world Resurrected not dead as all the others had obviously become. Without God there will always be destruction of anything human but in God we find His Son Who came to the world to rectify sin lifting up humanity to know Truth living in faith, hope and love of charity.

Here, we become conscious of the people in our lives who follow the Truth lifting us up in prayer persuading us to know Christ’s forgiveness. There will always be people who we love and respect with all our heart who pass along the Truth of Christ amidst the suffering of pains, predicaments and problems that end their life amidst the continued  celebration of Christ’s Salvation. We can’t seem to understand why someone of such respect would have to undergo the devastation of accident or disease. Today, two of my children will lay to rest the soul of their grandmother from their mother’s side who has lived with such obedience. She was such an amazing influence upon our children throughout their life living by Christ’s Truth praying for peace over perversion. We pray for her soul to be united with You my LORD and my God and we thank You Jesus for her life lived in the Truth of Your Gospel. Amen.

We ask in prayer: Dear LORD, we pray today to follow only Your Authoritative of Truth. Prayers for Dr. Cruz-Peluca. Greg Bishop has constant prayers. Day six of a Novena for Russ Thoms and his daughter Serenity. Prayers for Sonia Salgado’s soul and safe travel for all attending her memorial today. LORD from Psalm 23:1-4 I chant: ”The LORD is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack. In green pastures He makes me lie down; to still waters He leads me; He restores my soul. He guides me along right paths for the sake of His Name. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and your staff comfort me.” In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

I am yours in Christ,

Thomas Cruz†Wiggins

Spirit led God inspired Christ fed

Romans 8:28

 

By Jesus I Eternally Last– In honor of Michael Keane

 

Constant at business

Asking God to breathe

His grace upon His Word

Understanding His mercy’s need

 

How can He love me?

By faith without sadness to see

Shown a new life to be

Freedom enjoyed through He

 

Pray for me I ask

Acceptance of self’s past

Christ’s love I grasp

By Jesus I eternally last

 

© Thomas Joe Cruz†Wiggins April 12, 2013 @ 5:33 AM EST

About Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins

My name is Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins. I first recognize Christ as my Savior in all things. I am married to my best friend and Soul-Mate in Christ, Antonia Cruz-Wiggins. I am a University of Florida graduate of Public Relations, a US Navy Veteran and a Montessori Elementary School Teacher. I love life and God's help of living it! I follow the Light of Christ in everything I do! I love writing poetry about the Lord and I create a new poem from each Scripture I discern in my daily mediations. You can almost follow the poem by looking at the readings for each day. I started sharing this small yet personal scripture study four years ago when one day I was reading the bible and the Holy Spirit moved me to share the verse with a group of about 40 Christian Men in my Emmaus Ministry who get together weekly to celebrate the Lord and talk about His Truth. Since then the number of people I share my study with has grown to over 650. I enjoy an open loving dialog about anything I write and I have strived to write what I know the Lord wants me to share steering clear of offending anyone’s spiritual beliefs because I share my work with people I meet in public when I strike up a conversation about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It took almost 2 years to begin writing what the Holy Spirit leads me to say. I believe that all Christians must unite as One Body of Christ’s Love to accomplish the joy of living with love, honor and respect. I reach out to Humanity to share His Salvation be it Baptist, Catholic, Protestant, Episcopal or any other religion or belief. I seek to mirror His Compassion, His Simpleness, His Charity and His Love. While I am Catholic, I believe we must all unite in the Lord to become One Body in Christ to bring our children back to The Church. I am humbled to share my study with you. Please feel free to comment any time. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is my Joy because I am a Disciple of His Truth. I am honored to share my Bible study with anyone you may recommend. As always, I remain, Yours in Christ, Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins
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