Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Psalm 73

Psalm 73



1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart.

2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.

3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

4 For there are no bands in their death: but their strength is firm.

5 They are not in trouble as other men; neither are they plagued like other men.

6 Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

7 Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

8 They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

9 They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

10 Therefore his people return hither: and waters of a full cup are wrung out to them.

11 And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?

12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

13 Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.

14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.

15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend against the generation of thy children.

16 When I thought to know this, it was too painful for me;

17 Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.

18 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.

19 How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

20 As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.

21 Thus my heart was grieved, and I was pricked in my reins.

22 So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee.

23 Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand.

24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

25 Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.

26 My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.

28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord God, that I may declare all thy works.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

The Gift Series, Part 1, 2017

That IS what it is.



Picture this. "Daddy? Daddy? Dad? Daddy? Mommy? Mom? Mommy? Can I have this {This year must have} for Christmas? I really want it. I need it. All my friends have it. Please? Please? Pretty please? I love you. Can I? Can I? Mommy? Daddy? PLEASE?!?!?"

So what do you do? You save up some money. You go out on Black Friday and stand in line at 3 am. You fight the crowds. You go through all this and turn the corner. Then there is this Ahhh Moment. There it is. Glowing brighter than anything. The gift. The thing your child wants more than anything in the world. The gift that will change their lives. The gift that will make you the Hero. It is done.

You buy it and bring it home. What do you say to your child? OK. You want the gift? Cut the Grass with Scissors, shovel the Snow with a Spoon, scrub the Floor with a Tooth Brush, and comb the Carpet. Then maybe you might receive it? Or? Christmas Morning comes, they wake up, and find it under the Tree?

They open it and celebrate. They laugh, cry, hug you. It is the greatest day of their little lives. They play/use it all day. Nothing else matters. The next day, the same. Then the Holidays end. They go back to school and tell everyone they know that they got the gift.

Then one day, you come home and notice that the gift hasn't moved from where it was from before you went out. Then, before you know it, there it sits. In a corner. Gathering dust. All but forgotten. After all, you went through, there it sits. Forgotten.

Well, Christmas Morning is not about presents under a tree. It's not about signing Jingle Bells while roasting Chestnuts on an open fire. It's not about Sugar Plum Fairies and Gingerbread Men. It's about THE Gift. God did not tell us that if we cut the Grass with Scissors, or shovel the Snow with a Spoon, scrub the Floor with a Tooth Brush and Comb the Carpet, then maybe we might receive it. No. Christmas Morning came, and we found THE Gift in a Manger.
"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast." {Ephesians 2:8-9}
Jesus put's it this way.
"There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.

Jesus answered and said unto him, VerilyverilyI say unto theeExcept a man be born againhe cannot see the kingdom of God.

Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?

Jesus answered, VerilyverilyI say unto theeExcept a man be born of water and of the Spirithe cannot enter into the kingdom of GodThat which is born of the flesh is fleshand that which is born of the Spirit is spiritMarvel not that I said unto theeYe must be born again.The wind bloweth where it listethand thou hearest the sound thereofbut canst not tell whence it comethand whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israeland knowest not these thingsVerily, verilyI say unto theeWe speak that we do knowand testify that we have seenand ye receive not our witnessIf I have told you earthly thingsand ye believe nothow shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things? And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaveneven the Son of man which is in heavenAnd as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wildernesseven so must the Son of man be lifted upThat whosoever believeth in him should not perishbut have eternal lifeFor God so loved the worldthat he gave his only begotten Sonthat whosoever believeth in him should not perishbut have everlasting life.

For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the worldbut that the world through him might be savedHe that believeth on him is not condemnedbut he that believeth not is condemned alreadybecause he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of GodAnd this is the condemnationthat light is come into the worldand men loved darkness rather than lightbecause their deeds were evilFor every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reprovedBut he that doeth truth cometh to the lightthat his deeds may be made manifestthat they are wrought in God." {John 3:1-21}
God so loved us, that He wanted ALL to be Saved. So He made it simple. He made it all-inclusive. It does not matter if you are Rich, Poor, Black, White, Male, Female, ETC. It does not matter if you grew up in the Muslim Religion, Catholicism, Hinduism. It does not matter if you are a Jew, Buddhist, or practice Shinto. It does not matter what you have done in the past. The good, bad, and yes, even the ugly. What must you do to be Saved? Simply believe in Jesus. Allow HIM to be your Salvation. Allow HIS blood to be your blood. Allow HIS death to be final payment for your death. Accept the fact that He died, yet rather rose from the dead, so that you may live.
"Jesus saith unto him, I am the waythe truthand the lifeno man cometh unto the Fatherbut by me." {John 14:6}
There is no other way. Sorry. He is the key to the Gates of Heaven. HE is the only way to get there. Nothing else actually matters. Without THE KEY, you will by no means enter. "no man cometh unto the Fatherbut by me." Try to do it another way?
"But even the very hairs of your head are all numberedFear not thereforeye are of more value than many sparrowsAlso I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of GodBut he that denieth me before men shall be denied before the angels of God." {Luke 12:7-9}
You see, HE is The Gift. HE is the greatest gift you will ever receive. It is that simple. God gave us that Gift on the first Christmas Morning. We found Him in a Manger. Then 33 years later, we went to the Tree and did not find Him under it, but rather ON it. He came, lived as us, and allowed us, His creation, to abuse, torture, and kill Him. For OUR own sake. We did not kill Him, He laid down His life for us.
"Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the swordThinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Fatherand he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angelsBut how then shall the scriptures be fulfilledthat thus it must be?" {Matthew 26:52-54}
He could have stopped it at any time. He rebuked Peter who cut off Malchus's ear when they came to take Jesus. Jesus then turned and healed Malchus, and then willingly walked to His abuse and death. He allows himself to be put to death. It would be like a bunch of Ants telling you they will kill you. All you would have to do at any time is step on them. Instead, you willing walk to where they want to kill you, you lay down, and allow them to kill you. Knowing the whole time, you could destroy all of them with little to no effort. That is the Love Jesus has for us. That God has for us.

It really is this simple.
"For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." {Romans 6:23}
THE Gift is there. Waiting for each and every one of us. God put it on the Tree. All we have to do is go to the Tree and get it. When the Head of the Household receives THE Gift, the entire household does as well. It is about Salvation and Eternal Life. Not about Traditions of Men. But Life Everlasting. An Adoption into the very Family of God.

Just like you, being upset, sad, angry, ETC., when you see that gift you got your child, sitting in the corner all but forgotten, imagine how God feels when you do it? He does not want you to receive it, knowing that you got yours so it's all good. He does not want you to put it in a corner and forget about it. He wants to show you what it means. Teach you how to use it. He wants you to get to know the value of it. He wants you to tell everyone you got THE Gift. He wants you to always be prepared to share it with others.

We'll talk more about the fact your entire Household receives it when you do if you are the Head of Household, and that He always wants you to be prepared to share the Truth with others, coming up in the next few messages. Have you received THE Gift? Do you know Jesus as your Savior? Have you been adopted into the Family of God? Have you been to THE Tree? If not, say this Prayer. Right now. Wherever you may be. Say it in your own words, and do not doubt in your heart. God will hear you. He will send the Spirit of Life to you. Let us Pray.

"Oh heavenly Father, Lord God. I am a sinner. I know this. I know there is nothing I can do to change that. But I know you can. I accept Jesus's sacrifice for me. I repent my sins. Please send the Spirit of Adoption into my life. Help me to get to know the real you. Save me. Please. In the name of Jesus, Amen!"

That's it. It really is that simple. Now go tell someone what you have just done. "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." {Romans 10:9} You need to find a Church that God leads you to, and be Baptized the way Jesus said to be. You are now a Child of God. A new Creature. You "have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him." {Colossians 3:10}

If you want to tell me, or comment, question, give testimonials, or just say "Hi," the Email is opntalk@gmail.com

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. {2 Corinthians 13}

Until next time, be Blessed, be a Blessing, and Jesus IS Lord. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Psalm 72

Psalm 72



1 Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son.

2 He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

3 The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the little hills, by righteousness.

4 He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

5 They shall fear thee as long as the sun and moon endure, throughout all generations.

6 He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth.

7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.

8 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.

9 They that dwell in the wilderness shall bow before him; and his enemies shall lick the dust.

10 The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.

11 Yea, all kings shall fall down before him: all nations shall serve him.

12 For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.

13 He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.

14 He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

15 And he shall live, and to him shall be given of the gold of Sheba: prayer also shall be made for him continually; and daily shall he be praised.

16 There shall be an handful of corn in the earth upon the top of the mountains; the fruit thereof shall shake like Lebanon: and they of the city shall flourish like grass of the earth.

17 His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

18 Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things.

19 And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.

20 The prayers of David the son of Jesse are ended.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Persecution Worldwide

Tis the Season


As we head into celebrating the Holiday Season, well, since like October in the Big Box Stores, it is easy to forget the real reason for the Season. It really is not about the gift under the Tree, but rather, the Gift ON the Tree. It is all about Jesus. All about the Fact,
"And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." {John 1:14}
It is all about this.
"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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God." {John 3:16-18}
This is the time of year when most People, who call themselves Christian, actually plan on, and actually go, to Church. For the most part, Christmas and Easter. Funny People really want to go then. It is Human Nature if you think about it. When does the whole Family get together? Births, Weddings, and Deaths. So most want to come celebrate the Birth, and the Death, rather the Resurrection of Jesus.

However, it is easy to lose track of what it is all about in this Country. We live in a free Country. Oh, we do have some persecution in this Country. You may be made fun of. The Media may try to tell you that you are in the Minority. It may seem as if it is open season on People who believe the Bible.

Yeah, you may lose friends. You may not get, or you may lose your Job. People may think you are weird. Persecution? I guess. Let me ask you this. What do these all have in common?

Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Chiapas, Mexico, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia.

Take a breath. Ready? Maldives, Mindanao, Philippines, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan,Syria, Tajikistan, Tibet {China), Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam,Yemen.

Yup. These are all areas of the world where Christians face Persecution. In more than 40 nations around the world, today's Christians are being Persecuted for their Faith. In some of these Nations, it is illegal to own a Bible, to share your Faith in Christ, change your Faith or teach your Children about Jesus. Those who boldly follow Christ in these areas can face Harassment, Arrest, Torture and even Death. Entire Christian families are imprisoned in Hard Labor Camps, where unknown numbers die each year from Torture, Beatings, Overexertion, and Starvation. It may not be here in this Country to this degree yet. I submit to you, it is coming.

Jesus Told us this in John 15:20
"Remember the word that I said to you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours."
He also warned us that they WILL come after those that follow Him.
"And when they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not be anxious about how you should defend yourself or what you should say, for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say." {Luke 12: 11-12}
So when someone looks at you a little weird, do you continue to be the Child of God you are called to be? Or do you take a cue from Peter and deny Jesus altogether? Do you say Merry Christmas, or have you been shamed into Happy Holidays? What about those areas that will Torture and Kill you for being a Child of God? Christians continue to meet for Worship and to Witness for Christ, and the Church in these restricted Nations is growing.

I bring this up for a couple of reasons. First, these are our Brothers and Sisters in Christ. We need to keep them in Prayer. We live in such comfort in this Country, we have no real clue what they are going through.

Don't believe me? Look at our Poor? We have Roofs over our heads, a Car to get around. Foods on the Table, Cell Phones, and TVs. If you can't pay for it, no worries, you can get a check from the Government. Most have a few dollars in their pockets in case they want that $6.00 cup of Coffee, or $10.00 pack of Smokes. Let's not forget about the Beer.

Now, look at the Poor in other Countries. No work? Starve and die. No Roofs, Car, Cell Phones, TV, ETC. Most do not have running Water or Electric. There is no Check coming from the Government to help you fund your habits or even to put food on the table.

Forget about being locked up. Here we get Lawyers and Courts. They must have an abundance of Evidence. They must PROVE their Case. A friend of mine who is a Lawyer, once told me, it is not about Right or Wrong, it is about who can tell the best story. "If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull." If all fails and you go to Jail? Here we get TV, AC, Three Meals a day. We have in most cases an ability to make money while being locked up. We can even get an Education while sitting in a Cell.

There? Arrested. Stripped Naked for extended periods of time. Beaten. Raped. Burned, Electrocuted, Dismembered and Scared for Life. Starved. Refused Water. Worked to Death, literally. Lawyer? No. Court? Not really. Reason for Arrest? Having a Bible Study.

Second, REALLY think about your Relationship with God. Oh, we are into the Holiday Season. Jingle Bells and Silent Night are playing on the Muzac Systems in the Stores. People are decorating with pretty lights and decorations. But what is your Relationship with God? Is He your God? Do "you love the LORD your God with all your Heart, all your Soul, and all your Mind?" Do you call Him " Abba, Father?" If this is the only time you plan on going to Church, then I submit to you that you may want to seriously ask these questions of yourself.

If someone was to knock on your door, and you knew that you would be Arrested, Tortured, or just simply Killed, What would your answer be to "Are you a Christian?" What would your answer be to "Do you believe in Jesus?" Or, "Do you believe the Bible?" What would your answer be?

Oh, go roast your Chestnuts. Hang your Stockings. Sing Jingle Bells. Go to that Ugly Sweater Party. Just remember, the time is coming where just claiming to be a Christian is no longer enough. It is the time we stand, Time we become the Children of God we are called to be. Time to seriously take a look in the mirror. Is it Happy Holidays or is it Merry Christmas? Is it REAL for you, or just a nice time of year? What say you?

Do you know Jesus as your Savior? Have you been adopted into the Family of God? If not, say this Prayer. Right now. Wherever you may be. Say it in your own words, and do not doubt in your heart. God will hear you. He will send the Spirit of Life to you. Let us Pray.

"Oh heavenly Father, Lord God. I am a sinner. I know this. I know there is nothing I can do to change that. But I know you can. I accept Jesus's sacrifice for me. I repent my sins. Please send the Spirit of Adoption into my life. Help me to get to know the real you. Save me. Please. In the name of Jesus, Amen!"


That's it. It really is that simple. Now go tell someone what you have just done. "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." {Romans 10:9} You need to find a Church that God leads you to, and be Baptized the way Jesus said to be. You are now a Child of God. A new Creature. You "have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him." {Colossians 3:10}

If you want to tell me, or comment, question, give testimonials, or just say "Hi," the Email is opntalk@gmail.com

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen. {2 Corinthians 13}

Until next time, be Blessed, be a Blessing, and Jesus IS Lord!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Psalm 71

Psalm 71



1 In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion.

2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

3 Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.

4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

5 For thou art my hope, O Lord God: thou art my trust from my youth.

6 By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee.

7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge.

8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day.

9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,

11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him.

12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

13 Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.

14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.

15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

16 I will go in the strength of the Lord God: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.

18 Now also when I am old and greyheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

19 Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

20 Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth.

21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.

22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.

23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.

24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Time Belongs To God

It is not our Time



Everything is in God’s Time. Not our expectations or even desires. We need to understand that even time itself belongs to God and He is aware of the best way, and time, to handle every situation. I understand that it is normal for us to expect immediate results no matter what the situation is. We also expect a certain type of answer and when we do not get it we may even become angry. However, this is NOT how God operates.


First, Time means nothing to God who is Eternal.


‘But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.” {2 Peter 3-8}


Our lives here on Earth is not.


“yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes” {James 4:14}


Think about this. Even though we are not here for long, 75 years on average, we also are Eternal Beings. As Jesus was in His Flesh for a brief time, we will be as well. As Jesus raised from the Dead, we will too.This time we have here, is nothing, in comparison to Everafter.


All throughout the Word of God, we see Time is in God’s hands. Most predominantly, Noah in the Ark for a full year. The Jewish People in the Desert for 400 years. Yet we see things that could make us cringe if we are expecting immediate results. Just a couple of examples.


When Israel fought against the Tribe of Benjamin


“But six hundred men turned and fled to the wilderness unto the rock Rimmon, and abode in the rock Rimmon four months.” {Judges 20:47}


Job’s Life. One event lasted long enough for Job’s Friends to hear the news and then travel to him, then The Word declares:


“And they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great.” {Job 2:13}


Ever have a Toothache? Nothing in comparison to what Job was going through, but imagine you had a Toothache for a couple of weeks. The whole time Job was trusting in God for everything. He never blamed God for anything. He was Blessed in the end, but he had to wait for it.

David hiding from Saul and becoming King in Saul’s Death about 12 years.


Jesus waiting for His Ministry to begin. 30 years. {Water to Wine?}


“Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.{John 2:4}


Paul following his meeting with Jesus spent three years in Arabia before he met Peter and the other Saints.


God is a God of Love. God is Good. He does not like seeing us suffer. He does not like seeing His Children in Pain, Full of Sorrow, or in want for anything. He is in control. He sees the Big Picture. He knows the right answer and the right time. Just like having to wait for the right time for the Doctor to heal something in us, God is waiting for the right time. Sometimes it is the things we suffer through that can also be used for the good of someone else.

Think about this also. We are to be Part of God’s overall plan. We do not always know what that actually means. Some wait their entire lives for a God Appointed Occurrence. Our time will come as long as we are faithful enough to trust in God.  

Do you know Jesus as your Savior? Have you been adopted into the Family of God? If not, say this Prayer. Right now. Wherever you may be. Say it in your own words, and do not doubt in your heart. God will hear you. He will send the Spirit of Life to you. Let us Pray.

"Oh Heavenly Father, Lord God. I am a sinner. I know this. I know there is nothing I can do to change that. But I know you can. I accept Jesus's sacrifice for me. I repent my sins. Please send the Spirit of Adoption into my life. Help me to get to know the real you. Save me. Please. In the name of Jesus, Amen!"


That's it. It really is that simple. Now go tell someone what you have just done. "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." {Romans 10:9} You need to find a Church that God leads you to, and be Baptized the way Jesus said to be. You are now a Child of God. A new Creature. You "have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him." {Colossians 3:10}

If you want to tell me, or comment, question, give testimonials, or just say "Hi," the Email is opntalk@gmail.com

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost be with you all. Amen. {2 Corinthians 13}


Until next time, be Blessed, be a Blessing, and Jesus IS Lord!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving 2017

Things to be Thankful For. 



HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 

Things I'm Thankful for? 

Life
Forgiveness of Sin
Life Everlasting
Adoption into the Family of God
The ability to cry Abba Father
The ability to ask God for Healing
The ability to seek Wisdom
A Godly Wife
Three Beautiful Children
The roof over our Head
Food on the Table
Blessings too numerous to count

What are you Thankful for? 

Be Blessed and be a Blessing

Psalm 73

Psalm 73 1 Truly God is good to Israel, even to such as are of a clean heart. 2 But as for me, my feet were almost gone; my steps ha...