Far More Abundantly
Let us take God at His word. Let us believe in the rich resources of our reliable Father. Let us trust Him to supply us with the above-all abundance and riches of His grace, for in Ephesians 3:20-21 we read: Now to Him Who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us to Him be the glory in the Church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever AMEN and AMEN.
Channels of Peace
We who have been given the mind of Christ should be peacemakers. We who are called children of God should become channels of His peace – channels of His blessings and peacemaking, channels of our peace to others: finally, beloved, be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind – live in PEACE. 2 Corinthians 13:11 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Now the Lord of PEACE himself give you PEACE always by all means Amen.
And every knee in heaven and on earth and under the earth shall bow, and every tongue in heaven and on earth and under the earth shall confess, for You are worshiped and glorified forever, to the glory of God the Father, Amen.
the promises of God are all ‘yes’ and ‘amen’ in Christ 2Cor.1:20. Let us accept that God’s best purpose in our life is being carried out despite life’s twists. We are being changed into the likeness of Christ so that we too will be a sweet aroma unto the Lord..
How we delight to stand on the precious promise of God, in those times of difficulty and distress, knowing they are all ‘yes’, and ‘amen’ in Christ.
Yes and Amen
In the meantime, in His grace – let us rest on the precious promises of God knowing they are all ‘yes’, and ‘amen’ in Christ – knowing that all things work together for good to those that love God..
The Lord’s return for His little flock is Yes and Amen in Christ Jesus, and the greatest joy will be to see Him as He is and to be made like unto Him – and these truths are as binding on the heart of God as the blood-drenched cross.
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever, AMEN
a promise that is 'Yes' and 'Amen' in Christ:- Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved… For there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved – except Jesus, for Jesus saves… Jesus, remember me..
Pray for Fellowship
Teach me, Lord, to be in FELLOWSHIP with You - the one only true God Saviour through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, splendour, majesty, might and dominion, power and authority, before all time and now and forevermore – Amen.
One godly saint of old wrote these words for posterity: With all possible conviction and faith I confess my Redeemer, the Lord Jesus Christ, on Whom my whole hope of eternal life and present rest and strength depends – in the proper and ultimate sense, we say – He is God… eternal; all-holy; almighty; One from eternity and to eternity, with the Father and the Spirit… forever and ever Amen.
STUDY - Character and Attributes of GOD
God of Eternity
How astonishing to mortal minds is the eternity of God, Who Was and Who is and Who is to come – forever, amen. He is beyond reason because He is the unreasonable Ancient of Days. He is the everlasting Father, Whose day has no start and Whose year has no end. He is the Son..
We are the temple of God with the permanently indwelling Spirit of God as God’s deposit of grace. We were foreknown of God and chosen by Him – sealed and adopted forever, Amen. We were showered with the riches of eternal life – endowed with God’s spiritual gifts. We were baptised into Christ – made peace with God and given the peace of God. He started a good work in us and prepared good works for us to do in His strength – and then in His grace rewards us for the work He carried out in our lives – what grace. Thanks be to God for His unimaginable gift!
For this reason God highly exalted Him and gave Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow — of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth — and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. AMEN.
Jesus is indeed the Eternal Father, and unlike human parents whose life fades and passes away like the grass of the field – eternal means forever and ever – Amen. He has promised never to leave us or abandon us as orphans.
And may we declare forth His precious promises, precepts, pronouncements, and judgements, which are sweetness and joy to those who trust in Him - to Whom be all praise and glory forever and ever, AMEN.
The divine equality of Father and Son is meted out in clear view in this verse; we are blessed with every spiritual blessing by the Father, through the Son, for both are equivalent in honour, glory, might, majesty, dominion, and power, forever and ever, amen.
He uniquely demands our most steadfast heart and our most trusting obedience - for He alone is worthy and to Him belongs all the kingdom, the power, the wisdom, and the glory, both now and forever, amen.
This is the God in Whom we trust and He deserves all honour, might, majesty, dominion, and praise, forever and ever amen, Who after supper girded Himself with a towel and began to wash His disciples feet.
There are many that like to say that God has replaced Israel with the Church, but those pronouncements do not heed the truth of the Word of God, Whose promises are yes and amen in Christ Jesus and Whose Word stands fast for ever and ever.
He is to be the centre and circumference on which forgiven men and women must be securely anchored, for to Him has been given all honour and glory, might, majesty, dominion, and power, forever and ever, amen.
The glorious time of Israel's restoration is couched in this declaration from God, for He has promised to save His people from their sin, and His promises to Israel will never fail, just as His promises to the Church are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord - and our present sojourn in this fallen world, is likewise hastening to its grand finale.
Let us unashamedly draw ever closer to our faithful God in confident assurance that He will indeed carry to completion all we have entrusted to Him on the day that Christ returns for His Church, for ALL His promises to us are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ.
Let us never forget that we have a faithful Father Whose promises to His people are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord, and should cause our hearts to rejoice in the Lord always and be glad in Him for evermore.
The promises of God to His children are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ, and God has promised that we who are saved by grace through faith in Him, have a glorious inheritance that is being reserved for us in heaven.
Praise God that despite the instabilities and uncertainties of this world, and in spite of the faults and failings of men – the Word of the Lord is sure, His decrees are unalterable, and all His promises are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Saviour.
Similarly, once justified, Christians do not lose their salvation - but lack of faith can keep us defeated and wandering in a wilderness of spiritual immaturity, rather than claiming the precious promises of God that are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ.
But if we confess our sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous One Who will plead His blood over us and return us back into the arms of our Father, to Whom be praise and glory forever and ever, amen.
God, in His grace, not only removes the sin-barrier that estranges man from his Creator God, but He desires His people to rest in His love and to know His own precious peace deep within our hearts so that we may enjoy sweet fellowship with Him.The Lord has blessed us with every spiritual blessing, and all His promises to us are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Jesus Christ our Lord.
May we who have been so blessed by God to be His children, be used by Him as channels of His blessing through Whom the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit is poured out in great measure to others, this day and forevermore, AMEN.
Truly blessed are His people Israel and His Body, which is the Church, for He loved the world so much that He sent His only begotten Son that whosoever believes on Him should not perish but become inheritors of His coming kingdom and be given life everlasting – and ALL His promises, both to Israel and to the Church are 'Yes' and 'Amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The glorious hope we have in Him is for bond and free, male and female, old and young, rich and poor.There is no one excluded from this glorious promise which already is 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ, according to His riches in mercy... and it encompasses plenteous redemption and abundance of life in the eternal ages to come.
How important to trust the faithfulness of our Heavenly Father Whose promises toward His nation of Israel will one day be finally and forever fulfilled and His promises toward His Church will never fail, for are all 'Yes' and 'Amen' in Christ Jesus, our Lord.
We have many precious promises that are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ, and He has promised to come back to take us to be with Himself forever, and James exhorts each one of us to be patient until the coming of the Lord.
This was no ordinary praise gathering, for every created thing in heaven, on the earth, under the earth, on the sea, and all things in them, were heard to say... To Him who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb, be blessing and honour and glory and dominion for ever and ever, after which the four living creatures kept saying, Amen and the elders fell down and worshipped.
May we rejoice in His many precious promises to us, which are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ, and may we truly value the intimate and privileged relationship we can enjoy with our God and Father in heaven.
His faithfulness lasts from one generation to another and His promises are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord - both for this cloud of faithful witnesses and for every member of the Body of Christ, the Church.
And in this verse, we are invited to come close to Him - to draw near to our Heavenly Father in full assurance that the price Christ paid for our sin at Calvary is paid in full and is entirely sufficient – amen!
Daniel's 70 'weeks' may be considered to be the backbone of prophecy by students of Biblical prophecy, but Jesus is at its center and its circumference, for He the Alpha and Omega of prophecy, the beginning and the end, the first and the last, for ever and ever amen.
But to us who have been saved by grace through faith in Christ Jesus and who continue to 'be being saved' through the wonderful, sanctification process of the indwelling Holy Spirit conforming us day by day into the likeness of Christ Jesus our Lord, the message of the Cross is the power of God and the wisdom of God - to Whom be all praise and glory for ever and ever amen.
By confessing the Lord is ONE with the plural word 'ELOHIM', the nation of Israel has for many centuries unwittingly delivered a shaded confession to the unity of the Trinity - the oneness of the Godhead - the uniqueness of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - the tri-unity of the YHWH, Creator of heaven and earth Who alone is to be worshipped and glorified for ever and ever, amen.
He is the same yesterday, today, and forever, and we too can confidently trust Him to keep all the promises he has made to the Church as well - all of which are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
God was showing His people that in Him - in CHRIST, the promised Messiah, God is able to turn bitterness into joy, to turn obstacles into opportunities, and to change problems into precious promises, that are 'yes' and 'amen' in Him.
When writing to Timothy, Paul again, gives glory to God forever and ever, AMEN!
And here, in his letter to the Ephesians, Paul concludes this section with the words, to Him be the glory in the church, and in Christ Jesus, to all generations forever and ever, Amen.
Paul's spontaneous outburst of worship and praise in this passage, came after he had pronounced a truth that should rejoice the hearts of all God's children, Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever, Amen.
Should we not join the apostles in bringing glory to God forever and ever, amen?
The Word of the Lord is sure and every prophetic pronouncement in the Scriptures has or will reach its ultimate fulfilment in Christ, for God's Word is sure, His faithfulness is everlasting, His truth endures from one generation to the next, and His promises are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The world was spoken into being by the WORD of the Almighty - the eternally wise God, Who is to be praised forever, amen. The earth was spoken into being by the wisdom of the Almighty Creator through the eternal WORD of God.
How easy it is to forget the glorious liberty we have in our God and the many precious promises, which are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus, as we look at the difficulties that surround us instead of trusting His Word in all things.
Nothing created by God and nothing imagined by man has the power to remove His blood-bought children from God's inexpressible love and His eternally secure promises, which are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord - and I am persuaded too!
We have passed from the kingdom of darkness into the kingdom of His dear Son, for we have received the forgiveness of sins and newness of eternal life in Christ Jesus, our God and our Saviour - and nothing can pluck us out of His hand, and no one can pluck us out of His Father's hands, for ever and ever, AMEN.
It is also a book that lays great emphasis on faith... faith in the inerrant Word of God, trust in the truth of His Word, and assurance that the things that God has promised are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ.
Let us often call to remembrance that no one can measure the depths of His understanding, but that we are His children whom He loved so much that He sent His only begotten Son to die that we might be partners in His everlasting and eternal life, for ever and ever, amen.
Oh, at first, they started to rejoice and cried out AMEN, AMEN, but as Ezra continued to read the Scriptures, they started to realise how deeply they had fallen into sin and how far they had wandered away from the truth of God's Word, and both men and women began to mourn and grieve deeply.
Let us never forget that we are the people of God who have been purchased with the precious blood of Christ - and that the many precious promises of God towards us, his sons and heirs, are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus.
The good news of the glorious gospel of grace should give every believer a joy and assurance in our eternal security in Christ, and the many precious promises that God Himself has proclaimed are 'yes' and 'amen' in Him.
But as soon as he refocused his heart on the Lord and remembered the many precious promises of God, which are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ, he was able to pray effectively with thanksgiving, praise, and confidence.
When like David we are encompassed by our enemies, ill in body, distressed in mind, and spiritually sapped, we should remember that the many precious promises of God to all His children, are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ.
The author of the Hebrews is demonstrating that Abraham and all his physical descendants and spiritual offspring, including Levi, Judah, Aaron, and those of us in this present dispensation, are lesser and subservient to the lovely Lord Jesus Christ - the righteous King-Priest and the antitype of Melchizedek - to Whom be all honour and glory, might, majesty, dominion and power, forever and ever, amen.
It is nothing to do with our own worthiness or virtue that we are furnished with such heavenly privileges but is entirely founded on His unswerving fidelity and His never-ending faithfulness towards the children of men... for His grace and His mercies are new every morning and His promises never fail - for they are YES and AMEN in Christ.
As members of Christ’s Mystical Body, should we not joyfully identify with Christ’s earthly suffering – knowing that He lived and died so that we might be identified with His heavenly glory and live eternally?Yes, we should rejoice - exceedingly, that we as members of His Body and partakers of His sufferings – for it is by faith in His sacrificial death and glorious Resurrection that we have not only been forgiven of our sin and clothed in His righteousness, but we are His blood-bought children, who have a blessed hope, a glorious future, and life everlasting - amen.
His promises to Israel stand sure and His promises to the Church are equally firm, for every promise and covenant that has been given to humanity as a whole, to the nation of Israel in particular, and to us who are His Body, the Church, is 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Just as His promises to Israel will all be fulfilled one day, so His precious promises to the Church are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus, our Lord, Who loved the Church so much that He gave Himself up for love of her, and He has promised never to leave us nor forsake us.
O give thanks to the LORD; for He is good: for His mercy endures forever, is the insistent drumbeat that is designed to grab our attention in every verse of this glorious song of praise, which proclaims the never-ending truth that God is good, and the mercies of the Lord are everlasting, forever and ever, Amen.
We live in an evil and Christ-rejecting world, but when the enemy comes in like a flood, when our soul cleaves to the dust of the ground, and when our heart is faint and weary, let us call to mind the many precious promises in the Word of God which are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
By grace through faith in Christ's redeeming work, we have been made His children, and as such, we have many precious promises from our heavenly Father which are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
We are warned neither to fret nor to become anxious about anything that life may throw at us, but rather we are strongly exhorted to depend entirely upon the Lord for everything, for His Word is true and His promises are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus.
God has given to all who are saved, by grace through faith in Christ, many precious promises that are all yes and amen in Him - and He has exalted His Word of truth above His holy name, Therefore dear friends, since we have such promises, we should wash ourselves clean from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, making our sanctification complete in the fear of God.
Paul wanted these believers to believe God's Word in their hearts and experience in their lives the Lord's never-failing riches of His grace, and so he wrote: For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are YES! For ALL God's promises are certain and sure in Jesus,... and so through Him we can say 'Amen,' to the glory of God.
The boundless love of God is such that His promises never fail in Christ, and we can rejoice with exceeding great joy, and say Amen, to the glory of God.
It is for this reason, we also utter AMEN, when we consider the many precious promises, that have been carried out in Christ, on our behalf.
May we never forget that Christ's sacrifice on the Cross, stamped the authority of God on His promises to us, for all the promises of God in Christ are YES, and in Him AMEN - to the glory of God, forever and ever.
Jesus was sent to be the perfect Lamb, slain before the foundation of the earth - through Whose sacrificial blood their scarlet sins could be wiped away, by faith, and become as white as snow: Though your sins are red like crimson, they will be like wool, is God's promise to His people Israel - and His promises are 'YES' and 'AMEN' in Christ Jesus our Lord.
He is the Consolation of Israel Who remains faithful and true to all God's promises for they are all 'yes' and 'amen' in Him.
He is the Head over the Body which is the Church, and He is the Author and Finisher of our faith, for Christ is all in all: By Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominions, or rulers, or authorities, all things have been created by Him, and through Him, and for Him, to His praise and glory, amen and amen.
We need to confidently wait for the Lord to act on our behalf, knowing that His promises are 'yes' and 'amen' in Christ Jesus, and we need to faithfully wait on the Lord with psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, making music to the Lord in our hearts with thanksgiving and praise.
Paul wanted to encourage Timothy and assure him that God is faithful to keep His promises, that the Lord would rescue him from every evil deed and every corrupt happening, and that God would bring him safely to his heavenly kingdom, for in Christ is all the power and all the glory forever and ever, amen.
He will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom - to Him be the glory forever and ever, Amen.
And God spoke all things into existence: And the Word of God became flesh and dwelt among us, and His glory was seen in the Person of Jesus Christ the righteous, to Whom be all glory for ever and ever, amen.