Monthly Archives: March 2017

Fruit of the Mouth

luke-6-45A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.”  Luke 6:45

A mantra is a statement or slogan repeated frequently.  The mantra spoken, even if it is Scripture, does not constitute the treasure of our heart.  A mantra, incantation or spell does not, cannot and will not change the treasure of one’s heart. However, out of the abundance of one’s heart, their mouth speaks. Constantly speaking doubt out of the treasure of the heart, is in fact speaking the death that is in the heart.  On the other hand, speaking of trust and belief in God supplying all our needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:19), NOT as a mantra but from the good treasure of our hearts, we speak life.

A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” Proverbs 18:20-21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Discern the fruit of the mouth, not the religious mantra, is it death or is it life?  For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth will speak.

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. Does a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?”  James 3:10-11.

We cannot tame our tongue. However, through our faith in the atoning work of Jesus Christ on Calvary’s Cross for day to day victory over the world, the flesh and the devil, we allow the Holy Spirit latitude to do that which He is commissioned to do in the heart of the Believer…free us from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2).  We allow the circumcision without hands to take place in our hearts and lives as our faith is authored and finished by Jesus Christ.  Precept upon precept, line upon line, the fruit of our mouth becomes Heavenly as we become a new creature in Christ Jesus.

Discern the fruit of the mouth, not the religious mantras.

-Donna Clark Warren

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Stand Still

Stand still13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear you not, stand still, and see the Salvation of the Lord, which He will show to you to day: for the Egyptians whom you have seen to day, you shall see them again no more for ever.

14 The Lord shall fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:13-14

The only fight the Child of God is called to fight is the good fight of faith – faith in Jesus Christ, Who He is and what He has done on Calvary’s Cross for whosever will believe.

10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might.

11 Put on the whole armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to STAND.” Ephesians 6:10-13 (emphasis added)

Too many continue to fight a battle that has already been won by Jesus Christ.  The Lord blotted out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us and nailed it to His Cross. Having spoiled principalities and powers, Jesus Christ openly made a show of every demon in hell (Colossians 2:14-15).

Many Believers stand at the Altar of Jesus Christ and Him crucified in unbelief.  They go through the “religious ordinances” to obtain from God that which can only come by faith through grace.  In effect, they are attempting to obtain from God the victory Jesus has provided to all who believe by another means.

For Salvation, they stand at the foot of the Cross of Jesus…and praise God for such.  However, for the victory Jesus afforded whosoever will believe, they stand at Cain’s altar seeking to overthrow principalities, powers and rulers of darkness.  To do this, to overthrow these principalities, powers and rulers of darkness, we must run to the Altar where JESUS made a show of every demon in hell and abide in HIS finished work for our victory…not our vain attempts.

Our victory requires belief in Jesus’ atoning work on Calvary’s Cross for both our Salvation and dominion over sin (Romans 6:14) in our day to day living. We either reckon the Word of God to be true or we reckon It to be a lie.

What do you reckon?  Is God able to go before you and make your crooked paths straight?  Is the Lord able to fight for you or are you fighting for yourself? Fight the good fight of faith…faith in Jesus Christ and Him crucified.  Be determined to know nothing else among you and STAND.

-Donna Clark Warren

 

 

Death unto Life

death unto life“7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the Power may be of God, and not of us.

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;

Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

10 Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.” 2 Corinthians 4:7-10.

The Apostle Paul’s ministry did not gather grapes of thorns and figs of thistles (Matthew 7:16-20).  So that the Power may be of God in his earthen vessel, Paul presented in his life the victory we have through the Cross of Christ.  “Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus…” as the Source and the Means by which life and liberty are found.  Life and liberty were played out in Paul’s life and made manifest to others.  Paul picked up his cross daily, not through strict religious disciplines which lead to death but, by bearing about in his body the dying of our Lord Jesus which IS our victory, the ONLY victory by which life and liberty from sin’s dominion is found.

Know you not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into His death?

Therefore we are buried with Him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the Glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

For if we have been planted together in the likeness of His death, we shall be also in the likeness of His Resurrection:

Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.”  Romans 6:3-6

Knowing WHO Jesus Christ is and WHAT He accomplished on Calvary’s Cross for whosoever will believe, there is no doubt as to His Resurrection.  Furthermore, being determined to know nothing else other than WHO Jesus is and WHAT He did on Calvary’s Cross daily, allows the Power, which is the Cross of Christ, to be of God and not of man.  Being planted together in the likeness of Jesus’ death, HIS victory over sin and death works in us so that we too may be in the likeness of His Resurrection.  What Jesus accomplished through His death, works in us life and life more abundantly.

We no longer serve our sin nature, which we are all born with due to Adam’s fall, but our sin nature (elder nature) serves our new nature, our younger nature…the Divine Nature (Genesis 25:23, Romans 9;12) – the elder serves the younger.  Through our faith in Jesus’ atoning work, the Holy Spirit is given the latitude to do that which He is commissioned to do in our life, free us from the law of sin and death.

For we which live are always delivered unto death  for Jesus’ sake, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our mortal flesh. So then death works in us, but life in you.” 2 Corinthians 4:11-12.

If Jesus’ finished work, His death, is working in us, It will bring life to others.  You will know them by their fruit.  Do they gather grapes of thorns and figs of thistles? Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing.

-Donna Clark Warren

 

Simplicity in Christ

SimplicityBut I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

For if he that comes preaches another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if you receive another spirit, which you have not received, or another gospel, which you have not accepted, you might well bear with him.” 2 Corinthians 11:3-4.

The simplicity that is in Christ lays waste the methods of man created by satan to corrupt and complicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  It is more appealing to the flesh to read a book and fast for 21 days or conjure up 40 days of purpose. What happens during the 325 days without purpose?  Perhaps the seduction of ancient Jewish mysticism or extra biblical revelations and prophecies from the vanities of man’s mind deceives the carnal mind into believing such things are Scriptural.

For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ.

And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and Salvation, which is effectual in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and Salvation.

And our hope of you is steadfast, knowing, that as you are partakers of the sufferings, so shall you be also of the consolation.” 2 Corinthians 1:5-7.

The sufferings and afflictions that abound in born again Believers who are determined to know nothing else except Jesus Christ and Him crucified ARE the offence of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. At some point in the Believer’s life, the Lord has dealt with them.  HIS Truth offended their “truth”,  which was not Truth but a lie.  HIS Gospel, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Who came to die on Calvary’s Cross to pay our sin debt and free us (whosoever will believe) from the law of sin and death offended our efforts to overthrow the evil before us. The law, which condemned man to eternal death and sin’s dominion, was blotted out and nailed to the Cross so that we who believe can be made free… and we who have been made free are free indeed.

I am not speaking here of the horrible physical sufferings and afflictions many Believers have endured around the world at the hand of evil man.  I’m speaking of the “sufferings” and “afflictions” which were a result of the Gospel’s offence when the Lord, through the convicting power of the Holy Spirit, brings one to the point of decision.  That point when Jesus Christ, Who HE is and what HE has done for the sinner to be reconciled to God and for the Saint to follow God, is lifted up among the captive, bruised and brokenhearted (Luke 4:18) and HE draws them to the point of decision (John 12:32).  The point when they can no longer stand under the convicting power of the Holy Spirit and the GOSPEL, the Gospel of Jesus Christ, lays waste their methods, their ceremonies, traditions, and the like; THEN does their consolation also abound.

This consolation, which brought our sufferings and afflictions through the offence of the Gospel to the Believer is effectual…”It”, the Gospel of Jesus Christ and Him crucified, which offends but brings consolation and Salvation will do the same for others…but we have to trust It, we have to believe It and allow It to offend.  Otherwise the lost will remain lost and the Believers will remain bound in their ineffectual and unprofitable sufferings with no consolation, no hope and no light.

There is a simplicity that is in the Gospel of Christ Jesus.  Let no man beguile you with wisdom of words and lustful deceits.  It is simply by faith through grace that we are saved from eternal death and sanctified from sin’s dominion.

And He (Jesus) said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15.

-Donna Clark Warren

Follow Him

Follow Me23 And He (Jesus) said to them all, If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.

24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for My sake, the same shall save it.

25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?” Luke 9:23-25

The definition of asceticism is the practicing of strict self denial as a measure of, in this case, a religious discipline.  This (asceticism) seems to be the only answer the religious have for the problem of sin…and make no mistake, sin is the problem in the world.

When Jesus said “if any man will come after Me, let him deny himself”, He did not mean asceticism, but rather the denying of one’s self will and self efforts to overcome the sin that so easily besets us.  Let me be clear, I did not say deny (ignore) sin.  I did not say it is ok to sin.  Jesus came to save us FROM sin, not IN sin.  What I said was deny ourselves, our self efforts and self will, to overcome sin.  We can’t overcome sin in our own efforts.  If this was so, the Cross of Christ was in vain. God forbid, no.  We deny ourselves and depend totally on Jesus Christ and His atoning work on Calvary’s Cross to give us dominion over sin…just like the Bible says (Romans 6:14).  If we don’t deny ourselves, we in fact deny Jesus.

Calvary’s Cross was the means by which Jesus (and Jesus alone, Who is the Source) delivered sinful man from eternal death and dominion of sin. Our faith in His finished work is the means by which the promises of God are yes and amen to whosoever will believe.  Daily we must pick up the means (faith) by which our victory is received – our cross. Daily we must fight the good fight of faith; faith in Jesus Christ and His redeeming work as the Source and the means by which our victory is maintained; not gained.  Victory of death, hell and the grave was gained once, now we must maintain through a constant daily fight keep our faith solely and exclusively on Jesus, Who HE is and what HE has done for all who have accepted Him as their Lord and Saviour.

We must be determined to know nothing else but Jesus Christ and Him crucified.  Faith in Jesus Christ and Him crucified IS the means by which the Holy Spirit is commissioned to overthrow the dominion of our sin nature.  This is the only way the Holy Spirit is given latitude to free us from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2)…through faith in Jesus Christ and Him crucified; NOT asceticism, religious works or self efforts.  Again, if that was so, the Cross of Christ was in vain.  Picking up our cross is the ability (by denying our self efforts) to partake in the benefits of Grace (Jesus and His finished work) through faith.

There is no other way to follow Jesus Christ unless we deny our self efforts and pick up the benefits of His finished work.  The lost cannot follow Jesus.  Sadly, there are many Saints who cannot follow Jesus either because they deny Jesus and pick their own efforts to overcome.  All the while, the Holy Spirit, Who IS greater but He is not commissioned to free us from the law of sin and death when our faith is in our various methods and means to overcome that which Jesus Christ has already done.

Jesus Christ can only be followed by the Believer looking solely and exclusively unto Him, the Author and the Finisher of our faith, Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross.  He is sitting at the Right Hand of the Throne of God searching the earth to and fro to show Himself strong in those whose heart is prepared to seek God.  Follow Him.

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for My sake, the same shall save it.”  Luke 9:24

-Donna Clark Warren

 

Behold, I Show You a Mystery…

Romans 851 Behold, I show you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.” 1 Corinthians 15:51-54

Due to Adam’s fall we are all born in corruption.  We are spiritually dead and separated from God as the result of Adam’s sin.  There is NO atonement for sin outside of Jesus Christ.  Buddha, Mohammed or Confucius cannot reconcile us to God.  Most Believers will give a hearty “Amen” to that one, amen?  However, may I present a kink in many’s religious diatribes…neither will 40 days of purpose, 12 steps to celebrating recovery, humanistic psychology, vain philosophies from the vanities of man’s own mind or religious ceremonies and traditions reconcile us to God.  Uh oh, I probably just lost about 75% of my readers.

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives 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.” Galatians 2:20

Through faith in the Son of God, Jesus Christ, for the atonement of sin our spirit is quickened and we are alive unto God.  The Holy Spirit bears witness that we are a Child of God (Romans 8:16).  This atonement that Jesus Christ paid when He came to die on Calvary’s Cross to give us life and life more abundantly paid for all sin; past Saint’s, present Saint’s and future Saint’s sins…not just the Saints of that day.  If there was but one sin left unatoned, Christ would not have risen from the dead.  The wage of sin is death, remember (Romans 6:23)?

There is something else I want you to know as well.  I want you to know that this same atonement of sin made by Jesus Christ on Calvary’s Cross gives us, those who follow Jesus Christ as our Lord and Saviour, dominion over sin (Romans 6:14).  There is no atonement for sin outside of Jesus Christ and HIS finished work and there is no dominion over sin outside of Jesus Christ and HIS finished work.  There are no methods to overcome sin outside of faith through grace.

We (Believers), who were once spiritually dead, have been planted together in the likeness of His death.  Our sinful man has been crucified with Christ.  We know that our sin has been fully and completely atoned for by Jesus Christ through His atoning work as the Sacrificial Lamb of God on the Cross and the Holy Spirit bears witness.

As a born again Child of God we are now spiritually alive unto God and able to yield our faculties unto righteousness as those who are alive from the spiritually dead.  There is a change in our life.  Old things pass away and all things become new.  Our sin nature is not dead, corruption has not put on incorruption yet, but we are now dead unto our sin nature as the Holy Spirit, Who is greater, isolates and dethrones the reigning monarch (sin) in our heart.  Because of our faith in Jesus’ atoning work, we give the Holy Spirit latitude to free us from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2).

Then comes the religious hierarchy declaring varying worldly statutes to overcome that which we have already been freely given by the Lord Jesus Christ…dominion over the sin that so easily besets us.  Instead of maintaining our victory through faith in Jesus and HIS atoning work, we are taught to “gain” our victory through faith in our self efforts to be “like” Christ…not IN Christ.

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.”  Romans 8:1-2.

-Donna Clark Warren

Please God not Man

galatians-1-10 (2)22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God;

23 And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

24 Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.” Colossians 3:22-24.

A heart prepared to please God and not man (singleness of heart) will render proper service to their “masters according to the flesh” whether their master is watching or not.

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10.

Seeking to please God in everything we do makes the Lord Master of everything in our life. It is very easy to keep certain parts of our lives to ourselves and lord over them according to our will. Recognize that which we lord over and the reward that is received.

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”  Matthew 6:33

We either deny ourselves, pick up our cross (the benefits afforded the Child of God by Jesus Christ and His finished work on Calvary’s Cross) and follow Jesus OR we deny Jesus, pick up the benefits of our self efforts and follow self.

Choose wisely.

-Donna Clark Warren

 

Grace in Vain

VainBut by the grace of God I (the Apostle Paul) am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.”  1 Corinthians 15:10.

For many, the grace that God has bestowed upon us is in vain.  Although we labor, our labor is lacking fruitfulness.  The life many live is not life and life more abundantly; it is in fact lacking life.  God’s grace, which is freely given through faith, is bestowed upon us in vain because we labor to receive.  Our good works and penance to receive God’s Grace (the same Grace that has already been bestowed upon us) replaces Jesus’ finished work and repentance of sins and makes the Grace of God in vain.  We have substituted His way of receiving grace through faith in Jesus Christ and HIS atoning work, for our way (40 days, feasts, festivals, 12 step, human psychology, extra biblical revelations, etc.).  We build an altar akin to Cain’s and reject that which the Lord has provided.

But unto Cain and to his offering He (God) had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

And the Lord said unto Cain, Why are you wroth? and why is your countenance fallen?

If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not well, sin (a sin offering) lies at the door. And unto you shall be his desire, and you shalt rule over him.” Genesis 4:5-7.

God provided Cain with a sin offering which was at the door of the Tabernacle.  Had Cain chose God’s plan and placed his trust in the only Sin Offering God would accept, he would have had dominion over the earth of that day.  Instead Cain was angry and his countenance fell.  God’s grace bestowed upon Cain was in vain.

For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the Gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the Cross of Christ should be made of none effect.” 1 Corinthians 1:17-18.

There are many man made doctrines, traditions and philosophies from the vanities of man’s mind that make the Cross of Christ of no effect in the Believer’s life.  The Grace of God bestowed upon them is in vain because they received not the love of the Truth.

Our Sin Offering, Jesus Christ, stands at the door knocking.  The Lamb of God, Who came to die on Calvary’s Cross to pay our sin debt to God and give us dominion over our sin nature, now sits at the Right Hand of God.  Jesus Christ gives life and life more abundantly to those who simply place their trust in Him.

Do you trust Him?  Has your countenance fallen?  Has the power of God, which is the Cross of Christ, been made of no effect by wisdom of man’s words?

Blessed indeed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.  Repentance is always met with forgiveness this side of the grave.

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which does so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

Looking unto Jesus the Author and Finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the Right Hand of the Throne of God.” Hebrews 12:1-2.

Don’t run this race in vain.  Look unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher of your faith.

-Donna Clark Warren

 

 

Some That Trouble You

 

angel-of-light-artThere are 3 ways in the New Testament for a Child of God to be cursed.

One is not honoring our Mother and Father (Matthew 15:4).

Another is following part of the Mosaic Law (i.e. Jewish feasts, etc.) but not all (i.e. sacrifices).   “So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.  For as many as are of the works of the Law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continues not in all things which are written in the Book of the Law to do them.” Galatians 3:9-10.

The third way for a Child of God to be cursed is listening to, sitting under and/or supporting another gospel.

I marvel that you are so soon removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:

Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the Gospel of Christ.

But though we, or an angel from Heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that you have received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:6-9.

Extra biblical revelations and prophesies from the vanities of man’s mind are tickling the ears of many.  As they sit there accursed under a perverted gospel, they lie to themselves and to God scared to speak negative about anything or anyone in fear of cursing themselves or others.  All the while, they are cursed for sitting under another gospel.

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. ” 1 John 4:1.

The spirits have not been tested as the false prophets have gone out into the world declaring another Jesus.  They are seducing Believers to follow them into a ditch and the Believers are blindly following as they desperately seek what the preacher has instead of what the Lord has for them in HIS perfect Will.

13 For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works.” 2 Corinthians 11:13-15.

These false apostles and deceitful workers are warned against throughout the Scriptures, yet they themselves (the false teachers) never warn anyone.

Test the spirits. Study to show thyself approved. We have the Word of God and the Holy Spirit to guide us into all truths.  Set your heart to seek God and you will find Him.

-Donna Clark Warren

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unholy Alliances

Revelation 3 20 I Stand at the Door and Knock brownAnd Jehoshaphat the King of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem.

And Jehu the son of Hanani the Seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should you help the ungodly, and love them that hate the Lord? therefore is wrath upon you from before the Lord.

Nevertheless there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the groves (idol worship) out of the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.”  2 Chronicles 19:1-3

God was unhappy with Jehoshaphat’s alliance with Ahab, “the ungodly”.  Jehoshaphat loved them that hated the Lord as he proudly proclaimed “…I am as you (Ahab) are, and my people as your people; and we will be with you in war.” 2 Chronicles 18:3.  When the enemy compassed about to kill Jehosaphat, he cried out unto the Lord and God moved on them to depart (2 Chronicles 18:31).

In the modern church there are many Christians who proudly proclaim their alliance with the ungodly and those who hate the Lord because they have been taught from behind the pulpit that this is “love”.

Repent and prepare your heart to seek God.  Please God not man.

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” John 7:24.

Test the spirits.  Judge not according to wrongly divided, out of context Scripture lest we be like satan.  Satan himself is a theologian but he is still the devil.  Judge righteous judgment according to the full counsel, rightly divided Word of God.

Somebody said, how do you judge according to the full counsel, rightly divided Word of God?  We put away the instruction books regarding the latest fads and the silly questionnaires to determine one’s calling, pick up the Word of God and READ.  We set our heart to seek GOD for Who He is and what He has done for whosoever will believe.

Jesus Christ paid the price for our dominion over sin on Calvary’s Cross (Romans 6:14).  We either believe that to be true or we believe it to be a lie.  Our faith in HIM, Jesus Christ and His finished work on Calvary’s Cross (not our latest religious fad), is what gives the Holy Spirit latitude to do that which He is commissioned to do…free us from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2). Extra biblical revelations cannot free us from the dominion of sin. Just becaue the charismatic preacher said it’s true, doesn’t mean it’s true.  Test the spirits. Judge righteously. ONLY faith in the redeeming work of Jesus Christ on Calvary’s Cross can free us from the sin that so easily besets us. This is GOD’s plan for victory.

And the Lord said unto Cain, Why are you wroth? and why is your countenance fallen?  If you do well, shall you not be accepted? and if you do not well, sin (a sin offering) lies at the door.”  Genesis 4:6-7.

God has provided us with the only Sin Offering He will accept, Jesus Christ and He stands at the door knocking.

But seek you first the Kingdom of God, and His Righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”  Matthew 6:33.

-Donna Clark Warren