“Because we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the world-rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual matters of wickedness in the heavenlies. Because of this, take up the complete armour of Elohim, so that you have power to withstand in the wicked day, and having done all, to stand.” (Ephesians 6:12,13).
We should get that although we do struggle against spiritual forces of unrighteousness. It is the case that we should also get that we fight demon possessed people. Oh, nobody wants to admit that their mother, father, kids and other people we deal with are demon possessed. In fact, we are so caught up in television and what media portrays as demon possession that we can’t see that people we deal with everyday are demon possessed. It is the case that people dont have to be vomiting green slime to be so.
Because we do wrestle with this phenomena unseen we should be quick if we are truly called as we say to recognize evil when it is before us, and know this is not a game or one of the silly arguments we have with someone, but evil.
Notice, Ephesians 6:5, starts out with telling servants to obey their Masters. Well that verse will throw someone’s mind off if they have not renewed thinking. We know today people are not slaves in the sense of chains, however, someone is a slave to the god of their world. Hence, are most like that which we follow or think like. For this occasion, this speaks of (for example) someone in the workplace. Therefore, we are servants doing a service for that place. Simple, not difficult at all. However, the problem is not going to work, but working for people who are not set apart. This says, that we might work for people who are unethical, dishonest, liars, and this is difficult for one who has come from among this type thinking. It is not the case of going to work and doing our jobs, but about going to work and doing our job in righteousness. This means trouble if one is walking in TRUTH. BATTLE!
This is why the word proclaims, “Put on the entire armor of Yahwah.” Because without the ENTIRE suit, we are tempted to give in. We cannot fight if we are not walking in truth. So look at this, “Servants, obey your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in sincerity of heart, as to Messiah; not with eye-service as men-pleasers, but as servants of Messiah, doing the desire of Elohim from the inner self,” (Ephesians 6:5,6).
In this instance, we see that again we might choose to give in and do as they wish, or stand for truth. Choose wisely.
Today: Ask yourself, Where is my head at? Am I doing and speaking righteousness even at work? If not change that. Say, no matter what I am for truth! Today I will break from unethical thinking, lies and hypocrisy by speaking and living truth in my workplace.
For your hearing:
Watch: Communication in the workplace Group 3: Exploring Unethical/Illegal behavior in the Workplace
- Why I Keep the Seventh Day Sabbath (christinachronicles.com)
Some of these holier than thou people have turned their backs on those of us who need help, choosing to chase money and profaned doctrine. Literally, some of us who say we are saved have become so arrogant and prideful that we have become “Stuck up” and considered our service to be merely, Sunday morning worship. Wrong thought! It is not the case that Yahshuah separated himself from those who needed him most, and we must know saints that the ones who need him most are not at church but outside. He congregated with those without and was accused of being a winebibber.
What is that? In today’s terms a winebibber is literally a “Wino.”
Yes, Yahshuah liked to drink the drink. However, we also see that he did that without falling into sin. Meaning, he knew when enough is enough. We cannot begin to think this way without rebirth.
The word of Yahweh says this: “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit…” (Ephesians 5:18).
So we see that we are not to condemn those who have “addiction” issues. Yahshuah sat among them and then left his spirit to comfort those who have these ills about them.
“For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.” (Hebrews 4:15).
Are we guilty of condemning those who suffer? Repent now and be restored to right thinking. Have we turned our back on the one who suffers most? Pray now and judge not lest ye be judged. In all things forgive so that you can be forgiven.
Yah is here to set the captive free. Trust him.
Stay in his presence…
Let’s talk about unequally yoked. We have been taught that we should wait on Godly and righteous men and this is a good thought if we can wait; however, the situation pans out many men and women who were not saved when they got marriage but are living righteously now.
Many people were God ordained to be married but someone might not be saved or maybe not delivered just yet. Hence, what we see is that maybe there is need of some perfecting of someone, someone needs see salvation, and someone must need help to become more like Christ. It is not the case that we are going to meet Prince Charming or Princess Charming and be whisked off into eternal blitz…someone needs to grow up and do some serious soul searching. Especially, if we have been married before, why is it that we aren’t bettering ourselves. Oh, I hear the excuses already, he didn’t , she did, and I won’t, I can’t; however, the question I ask brother, sister is what is going on when we find ourselves with other people and something is wrong with them too?
Can it be that if these people have the same problems that we are attracted to those same kinds of people or are drawing them to us; or, can it be my friend that the one thing all these wives, all these husbands has in common is you?
Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers in marriage, and in friendship. So the two have walked together and one turned back and has yet to return to Godliness equals unequally yoked. This is what happens when affairs take place within marriages and the other person must be restored. Our spirits separated, however, it doesn’t have to be adultery it can be any sin or thought that rises itself up against YHWH. Yes, YHWH remember we wrestle not against flesh and blood means that it is YHWH in us who needs to fight, too much of that flesh against flesh and we know that flesh never wins.
Renewing our minds is important…good word today….be not unequally yoked takes many forms. What we must do is find which one and fight the good fight of faith.
Stay in His Presence…
For your hearing:
2 Corinthians 6
- Come From Among Them and Live (daileytalks.wordpress.com)
- Leave and Cleave (auntieemsguide.wordpress.com)
- Overcoming an Unequal Yoke (bittersweetend.wordpress.com)
- Super-Abridged Bible: Jeremiah (anadder.com)
- “Winning Him Without Words” – Heart Tablets (girlfriendscoffeehour.com)
- Unequally Yoked (sciojournal.wordpress.com)
- Complete, Don’t Compete (auntieemsguide.wordpress.com)