Purpose of birth of Jesus christ

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  Jesus Christ was born in this world for to correct the mistake of fallen man. In this month of december we remember and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

The relationship of God and adam was like father and son. Adam is called the son of God. Since the fall of Adam, God sent him out of eden garden. Eden garden had the tree of life, since man committed sin, father had to take strict decision and sent him out.  God prevented man to eat fruit of tree of life and live in fallen sinful nature for eternal.
Hence our saviour Jesus christ was born to correct man’s sin. Jesus Christ way to correcting mankind was different way. He gave only two Commandments. Two commandments were of Commandments of Love. Jesus christ led a perfect life, sacrificed himself for the redemption of mankind.
The relation of Jesus and church is compared to bridegroom and bride. This relationship is stronger than the previous relationship of  father and son i.e. God and adam.
Hence we who live in the period if grace enjoy the mercy of God  for His forgiveness. 

Jesus loved us so much, that He humbled himself,came down from heaven, was born on this earth in human form , overcame sin, led a perfect holy life , died on cross and resurrected. Now He is waiting for His beloved Bride(Church).   let us be  prepared to meet our bridegroom.
” For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” John 3:16

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Safety under the Wings of the LORD!

 

“He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust”-Ps 91:4

Praise the Lord for his Grace. Above verses is a very famous promise, most of us know. The wings here refer to wings of the hen. Hen is the One of the bird which dwells on the land. By the creation of God, All the birds fly and their dwelling place nest is upon the tree, rock, or cliff of a mountain. There are few birds like kiwi, ostrich, emu, hen, which dwells on the ground, even though they are birds they cant completely fly, they can fly only up to 10 to 15 feet height. They walk around and move for food, water and breeding, throughout life time they are on the ground. Let’s study about the Hen, hen lives on the land, breeds, lays egg, after hatching for 21 to 24 days the young ones comes out. It’s the duty of the hen to feed & protect its young ones. Usually birds which has nests on trees have less predators, hen which do not make nest, but dwells on ground has more predators like snake, cat, eagle, mongoose etc. Whenever the enemies come, mother hen make signaling sound call, all the chicks’ runs under the wings of its mother, hence the enemies cannot catch the chickens. Also some times the mother hen flies and fights with cats, eagle, crow and protects its young ones.

Under His Wings

Spiritually this refers to us, when we are under the wings of LORD, the enemies cannot touch us. In times of troubles we need to take refuge under the wings of God  Deut 33:27 – “The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms:” Enemy may attack us in many ways like sickness, financial crisis, witchcraft, accidents ,discourage us comparing to the life of others. But our God protects, cares and leads us in the way that we must go.

Wings of the birds are a very special creation by God. It gives shade for young ones during the hot day time and warmth during Cold night time. The under portion of the wings are very soft and makes the little ones very comfortable and luxury. The Wings can be compared to the commandments of the LORD. when we follow it, even though trials, tribulation, sufferings may come, But we will be safe, we will not get destroyed. As the wings are soft, the commandment given by our LORD Jesus Christ are also soft “Thou shall love the Lord thy God with all thy, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.”- matt 22:37,39.

When the predators come and attack, the young ones need to go under the wings of its mother. But if it fails to do so, then the predators will catch them and kill them. The predator in our life may be marrying non Christian, working O.T job to earn more money, even though we may get sufficient salary, watching television,, visiting tourist place spending time in vain things of this world. Anything which hinders, separates our fellowship with saints of God and church, will Drive us away from Jesus. Hence we need to be vigilant about the devices of satan .we must abide with Jesus Christ.

Upon His Wings

“As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings:” -Deut 32:11. “I bare you on eagles’ wings, and brought you unto myself”-Exo 19:4.Here we read about the Wings of eagle. there are two peculiar qualities of eagles wings, one the eagles wings makes it to fly very high compared to all other birds, second thing the eagles bears its young ones on its wings and teaches them to fly. This refers to our holiness. Our Lord Jesus not led a Holy life, but teaches us to live holy life.

By His Wings

Exo 19:4 also shows us how God delivered the Israelites and brought them to promised land- Canaan. Wings can also be compared to the Grace of God. On the covenant box, there are two angles sitting on the throne of Grace, their wings are already raised up, ready to fly. It’s not our ability, wisdom, knowledge, or spiritual standard makes us worthy for the rapture. But it is the Grace of God which makes us worthy to reach our promised land New Jerusalem and Zion-

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. (jude 21st verse).

Give first preference to God.

​”Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” – Psalms 51:10

 In Psalms 51 chapter we read about the confession of King David. He was convicted of sin with Bathsheba. Hence he with a broken heart seek  God for His forgiveness.  Here David ask God to create a clean heart and right spirit  in him. 

When people of Israel was in battle with their enemies , David being a King should have  been there in battle. But he was in palace at that time, this shows he was led by a wrong spirit,  which in turn led into a sin with Bathsheba. 

 This can be compare to our spirutual battle. During church hour we must go and attend church. If we do not go to church on Sundays, and go to some other place and spend time in vainly then we will get into trouble, this shows we are led by wrong spirit. Surely we will commit sin. Hence we need to be careful, attend Sunday worship , Bible studies . we must give first preference to God and seek him. The right spirit always urges us to attend church meeting. Let God give us Grace to seek him presence diligently. 

“Teach me to do thy will; for thou [art] my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.” – Psa 143:10

Who will be caught up in second coming of Jesus Christ (Rapture) !!!

Jesus Christ :”I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. 

Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.” Luke – 17:34-36

No one predict who will be caught up in second coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. But above verses give  clue about Rapture(Second coming of Jesus Christ)

 two men in one bed:  who can be on bed – brothers, sisters, husband & wife, children and a parents. Mostly closely related persons sleep together. Among them  one will taken and  other  will be left behind.
Two women grinding together- house : this can be compared to house of God . in the church only one part of believers will be taken and others will be left behind.

Two men in the field:  This can be viewed in two perspective way. 

a) Our work place: we physically work. There one will be caught up and other will be left behind.

b) Field : spiritually where saved and unsaved people live together. Only those saved people who preserve the salvation, love , holiness and faith until coming of Christ will be caught up in Rapture. 

In above all verses we read one thing common, one will be taken and other will be left behind. This shows only 50% will caught up, and the remaining 50% will be left behind group. By the Grace of God let us be in caught up group.

Let us pray and receive  Grace of Jesus to be seen in His Coming.

Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.” Jude 1:21
  

The lost son and his father

” And he said, A certain man had two sons:And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. And he divided unto them his living. And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living. And when he had spent all, there arose a mighty famine in that land; and he began to be in want. And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine.And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father’s have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry. Luke15:11-24

this parable here gives direct message. The younger  son , who once was good, fell into temptation and lost everything. But when he repented for his mistake , his father forgave him.

The younger son (prodigal son) here refers  to YOU and ME .After salvation we receive anointing of holyspirit, by receiving holyspirit we become sons of heavenly father -Romans 8:15. At this stage we know truth that Jesus Christ is only true God but still we go away from God, that is due to carnal temptation. Carnal things is nothing but worldly things. When God blesses us much, we must thank God, we must be humble, we must help poor, instead the richness must not separates us from God. But our gracious God is always waiting, when we will return to Him. As the father ran , hugged and kissed his son, our heavenly father is also waiting for us. When we truly repent, and turn to God, God will restore our salvation and give us a new anointing. Let us repent and return to Jesus Christ, and ask His forgiveness. 

” Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. ” – Matt 3:2

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His Mercy Endureth forever !!

It is through the Lord’S mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not.

Theyare new every morning; great is Thy faithfulness”-Lam 3:22,23

Daily god gives us his grace and mercy. Who ever seeks His mercy , will receive it. Jacob wrestled with God till morning. In the early morning God blessed him and gave new name “Israel”. From then onwards his life was blessed . wrestling of Jacob in morning can be compared to our “Morning praise & prayer”. When we seek God early He will bless us, deliver us from captivity more than all we receive Grace and Mercy required for that day, Hence we must seek God daily. Let God give us Grace to seek Him early morning..

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True peace

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John 14:27- “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

In this world we can buy so many comforts, luxuries but one thing we can’t buy is peace. Only God can give us peace. Jesus gave us His peace before He ascended to heaven. Hence when we come to Jesus we get true peace within our heart. Even though there may be problems around us, but still God will us peace. For worldly people they may not have any problems, they may not lack anything in their life but still they will not be having peace this is because they are away from Jesus. We may lack many things but our Jesus is all in all to us. When God is with us nothing else we need. He will lead us, guide us, provide us, care us, deliver us from all our problems.  Let us go to Jesus “Prince of peace”.