Wig’s Word of God Today 8-11-2011
So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from his heart. Matthew 18:35
Joshua 3:7-10a, 11, 13-17, Psalm 114 & Matthew 18:21 –35
There has been many a scientist who has tried to explain the events of the Bible scientifically instead of truly believing the Word of God because they lack His Truth in their heart. The Crossing of the Jordan by Joshua leading the Israelites is one of such occurrences just as Moses crossed the Red Sea with God’s Power and Will. The Will of God is a powerful destiny that nobody can alter and by your study of His Word your life will represent the Will of God in everything you do by your repentance and commitment to living for His Love.
You will be placed into situations for the LORD’s use by this Walk of Truth you seek to accomplish each day. Just as Moses and Joshua, you too have a Walk of Truth to share with God’s Children around you by your action in faith, charity and love. This Walk has to be done in complete forgiveness from the heart of any person or situations in your life just as our Heavenly Father will do by our repentance and belief in His Son Christ Jesus. The LORD explains to Peter, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times” must you forgive anyone or any situation. I heard a brother pray for burglars who attempted to rob his house in open prayer requests in a meeting I was in the other night. An example of forgiveness we should all display in our Walk of Truth daily.
Even in death of a loved one, forgiveness must take place for God’s Will to be lived and instilled in the people of your life. I recently felt this strongly when I spent some time with a veteran’s widow. I have shared with many of you that I serve as the Adjutant/Treasurer of Disable American Veteran Group Chapter 12 of Coral Gables where I am the point man of contact for anyone requesting information or asking for assistance in some sort. Recently, a widow of a Veteran who just passed asked if I would come and pick up his personal items to share with the less fortunate. When I arrived with my 12-year-old son Jeff at their home of 50 years (they were married 64 years), she greeted me at the door inviting me in and sitting with me and Jeff for a good thirty minutes.
As she reminisced about her life with her soul mate, she shared he was a prayerful person who always prayed for our country and the young ones he taught as a high school history teacher for 33 years. As we talked, I realized there was 8-foot Christmas tree in the corner with blinking lights. So I asked her, “Did you guys always leave the tree up?” “Oh yes,” she responded. “It was about 23 years ago we felt we’d leave it up because we didn’t want the Christmas feeling of family and love to end.” I asked her if we could pray together before we left holding out my hands to grasp her and my sons. We stood and held hands of past, present and future generations where true forgiveness stood its ground making the tears of Truth to roll off our cheeks. Without forgiveness, His Truth won’t instill prayer but rebellion. Without forgiveness, His Truth won’t instill love just hate. Without forgiveness, your life will never relate.
So we ask in prayer: Dear God, we pray today we can always forgive as You Father forgives by our love of Your Son’s Truth. We pray for peace and healing of Kelly (Yay, he’s doing Ok), Alexandra (final 9-hour med school test complete), Jayson (strength returning and back to work Friday) and many others who each of us pray for everyday. In Jesus Name we pray. Amen.
God Bless His Truth for America,
Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins
“Spirit led God inspired Christ fed”
Your Heavenly Father Does Depend
How to forgive sin my LORD?
Must I forgive often or spat?
Seeing the hate I yearn
Living the love I hack
Can it be seven times?
Can it be less?
Can it be settled?
Can it be confessed?
Not seven will ever be enough
Not even ten will ever begin
But seventy seven times infinity
Must you spat from the depths of sin
In the Joyful Kingdom of Heaven
Where the Truth of forgiveness wins
Life is charged with this reality
Your Heavenly Father Does Depend
© Thomas Joe Cruz-Wiggins August 11, 2011 @ 5:34 AM EST
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