God Isn’t Fair

A seated, listless child, who was among many k...As far as I’ve learned about recorded history, there has always been world hunger and homelessness.  There’s always someone who’s in great need and someone else with more than enough.  I’ve asked the same question that many of us ask, “If there is a God Why Doesn’t He Do Something?  Why did God give some people so much and others so little?  God isn’t fair!” 

Q: Did God give some people wealth so they could flaunt it and look down there noses at those who are poor?

One day, I received the answer.

2 Corinthians 9:11 You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.

1 Timothy 6:17 Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

Proverbs 22:9 A generous person will be blessed, for he gives some of his food to the poor.

Proverbs 11:24 One person is generous  and yet grows more wealthy, but another withholds more than he should  and comes to poverty.  11:25 A generous person will be enriched, and the one who provides water for others will himself be satisfied.  11:26 People will curse the one who withholds grain, but they will praise the one who sells it.

Hebrews 13:16 And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

A:  God gave wealth to some people so they would generously give to those who don’t have what they need.  So it’s not God being unfair, it’s those of us who have but don’t give!  Many of us still haven’t learned this.

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How To Be Healed

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The healing of the paralytic : wall painting in the baptistry of the domus ecclesiae in Dura Europos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Q: Since we can’t run up to Jesus and ask him to heal us like people did in the Bible how do we ask Him for healing today?

A: ASK Jesus. Matthew 7:7-8

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

Ask – Verbally ask him in prayer, out loud or in writing.

Seek – Seek out the answer. Look around, go on a quest and do research.

Knock – The LORD is telling us to do something not just sit around.

I’ve been one sick puppy. Diagnosed with the mysterious fibromialgia, horribly severe acne and rosacea, depression, sleep disorder, anxiety, ADD and sensitive teeth. Fibromialgia pain is real! I remember waking up with throbbing pain in my sternum, back, shoulders and joints. It was inconsistent pain that moved around. Five minutes of pain in one area then it left and appeared in another area. Sometimes pain woke me up and other times I couldn’t sleep because of it. After a while, pain meds and antidepressants stopped working so I got desperate enough to believe that God would heal me. Then He did!

Q: How?

A: 1st I read every scripture in the Bible that I could find having to do with healing. There’s a lot. I read it out loud every day.

Proverbs 4:20-22 My child, pay attention to my words; listen attentivelyto my sayings. 21 Do not let them departfrom your sight, guardthem within your heart; 22 for they are life to those who find them and healing to one’s entire body.

2nd On my way to work while sitting in traffic, alone in my car I literally screamed, “Please heal me Jesus!”

Psalms 30:2 O Lord my God, I cried out to you and you healed me.

3rd When I caught myself thinking negative thoughts and saying negative words I changed them into positives. “I’ll always be sick. I can’t get better, I’m too far gone. Does God want me to be healthy?” Became; “I am healed. Got brought back the dead so he can heal me. Jesus never turned away anyone who asked to be healed so He wants me healthy.”

Proverbs 12:18 Speaking recklesslyis like the thrusts of a sword, but the wordsof the wise bringhealing.

4th I took my meds, improved my eating habits and got counseling for trauma that happened in the past. I learned from therapy that the mind-body connection is in the basal ganglia. Not that I really understand that but when we experience emotional pain it turns into physical pain until we deal with it.

Ezekiel 47:12 And on the banks, on both sides of the river, there will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves will not whither, nor their fruit fail, but they will bear fresh fruit every month, because the water for them flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food, and their leaves for healing.

5th I give thanks to God for all His healing.

Luke 17:15 Then one of them, when he saw he was healed, turned back, praisingGod with a loud voice.

Healing takes time. We’ve been taught to think that God will only heal us instantly and if we’re not healed instantly then we’re not healed. Not true. Some of us are healed instantly and for the rest healing takes time. Both are miraculous.

Isaiah 53:5 He was wounded because of our rebellious deeds, crushed because of our sins; he endured punishment that made us well;because of his wounds we have been healed.

Israel Needs More Land

Found this on Soda Head (Love that name!) under the article, “America’s anti Israel stance linked to natural disasters!” Posted 9/25/09.

My question is, why do many Americans feel sorry for the Muslims and expect Israel to give them land?

TmrWrite is a Muslim who is pro-Israel.  His comment:

“Your Westerners are gullible…no wonder 9/11 was pulled off with ease!!!  Islam owns 7 million kilometers of land…Yisrael owns 10 thousand kilometers and not ONE of you stops to ask…WHY ARE THE MUSLIMS ASKING FOR MORE LAND?  Why didn’t all the empty territory of Saudi Arabia not absorb their own refugees.  Yet Yisrael has given many of us free homes, food, etc.  Until your “Un-united Nations” told Yisrael to STOP HELPING US.  Why…our  Arabis leaders wanted Yisrael to look bad..at our expense!!! Then they come and order our mothers to petition for us to be Shahids…suicide bombers.  Yes our families get money after we young men die…but if we refuse they threaten to kill our mothers and sibings!!!  And these who terrorize they own people are pittied in America!!”

Muslims have the vast majority of the land over there and they’re not running out of land.  Plenty of it’s ready for building permits!

A: Because we Americans are so gullible and easily led by the media machine!  Haven’t you ever noticed how the news shows say almost the same things and repeat it countless times?  That’s not an accident, it’s manipulation!

Islam must give land to Israel for peace!!!

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Where’s the Government?

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Free Food! (Photo credit: Great Beyond)

Q: “Why won’t the government help us?  Our government is rich, they should provide for us.”A: 2 Kings 18:21 On Egypt? If you lean on Egypt, it will be like a reed (cane, walker, crutches) that splinters beneath your weight and pierces (stabs) your hand (causing harm). Pharaoh, the king of Egypt (the government, welfare, Medicare, public school system, FEMA), is completely unreliable! NLT.  (My own explanations.)

 

Q: Who will help us in the next emergency?

A: YHWH; Y’SHUA

Psalms 9:9 Consequently  the Lord provides safety for the oppressed;he provides safety in times of trouble.  9:10 Your loyal followers trust in you,for you, Lord, do not abandon those who seek your help.

A Stabbing Dream

stab the potatoes! stab the potatoes!

stab the potatoes! stab the potatoes! (Photo credit: carbonated)

Several days ago, a woman who cut business ties with me a while back sent a message asking if I had a certain product to sell. I replied with a short, “No”.

Read No More Svengali here.

That night, I had a dream that I was working a dirty, fast paced job which I hated. I wasn’t good at it either but kept trying to do it right. There were other people working along side me and we were all employees with the same company.

Suddenly, there was a creepy woman working there too with an eighties “heavy metal” look. Without warning, she got mad at me for no reason and stabbed me with a knife. She stabbed me in the left forearm though, I’m right handed. There was no blood but the wound wouldn’t heal instead it became dead useless tissue. Whenever I met someone I told them what that woman did to me and the pain flared up every time I talked about it.

Many times, I encountered this woman and she would either threaten me with the knife or pretend she didn’t see me. I always felt that I was in danger when she was around even when she ignored me. At one point, I sensed that she intended to kill me so I got away from her by putting myself inside a room or a big car, can’t remember which.

That was a safe place where I began growing my business, not the dirty job I hated. As I went about my business, my arm heeled and the pain was gone, however, when I saw her or talked to others about her the wound re-appeared and the pain returned. Dream over.

Later in the day, it came to me that this business woman and the creepy woman in the dream are the same. The work that I hated was doing business with her and her temper “stabbed me” like a knife. My left arm was wounded but my right arm was fine so I could still work because I’m right handed. The wound and the pain re-appeared only when I thought about it.

In reality, I attempted getting along and working with her but I couldn’t trust her. I knew the whole time that she used me to get business help (because no one else on planet Earth will work with her) but I’m as guilty of using her for my own financial gain.

Q: Why did I dream about this?

A: I think that it was partly a warning to stay away from her. By sending me a message she was attempting friendly reconnection, that’s part of her MO. However, due to her irrationality, she would end up doing a Jerry Springer act and “stabbing” me again. This dream also reminded me to forgive her and stop bringing up past hurts to others because whenever I do it bothers me all over again. Hence, the re-occurring wound and pain.

Analyzing this dream and writing it down has made me feel better. It’s just like therapy.

::dream::

Dream (Photo credit: Krysthopher Woods)

 

 

Daniel 7:1 In the first year of King Belshazzar of Babylon, Daniel had a dream filled with visions while he was lying on his bed. Then he wrote down the dream in summary fashion.

How Cute!

Cute Baby

Cute Baby (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

How Cute! 

Q: Why does cuteness exist?

While going to University, the professors told us that an infant’s appeal (cuteness) allows parents to feel an emotional attraction to the infant there by, caring for it. All this is due to evolution guaranteeing the survival of our species.

I can understand that cuteness helps an individual make it in this hostile world, however, is evolution responsible? Evolution – this mix of accidents that all spontaneously occurred at just the right time under just the right circumstances? Or does cuteness come from God the creator who designed it with a purpose?

Is cuteness something that transcends survival? Does God like cuteness? Did God create cuteness because He likes it and we need all the help we can get surviving a world of selfish humans? Is cuteness from God?

A:

Genesis 1:27 God created humankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them, male and female he created them.

I’m just asking.

Deuteronomy 4:32 Ask questions. Find out what has been going on all these years before you were born. From the day God created man and woman on this Earth, and from the horizon in the east to the horizon in the west-as far back as you can imagine and as far away as you can imagine-has as great a thing as this ever happened? Has anyone ever heard of such a thing? MSG.

 

 

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Q:  Are we Americans making our own gods and worshiping them?

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