Let those who are busy plotting violence and doing wrong stop right now, turn, and do right. Let them turn back to the Eternal so they can experience His compassion. God will excuse our past wrongs. Our God’s forgiveness is inexhaustible. Isaiah 55:7 The Voice
Who is among you who reverently fears the Lord, who obeys the voice of His Servant, yet who walks in darkness and deep trouble and has no shining splendor in his heart? Let him rely on, trust in, and be confident in the name of the Lord, and let him lean upon and be supported by his God. Behold, all you, enemies of your own selves who attempt to kindle your own fires, and work out your own plans of salvation, who surround and gird yourselves with momentary sparks, darts, and firebrands that you set aflame!–walk by the light of your self-made fire and of the sparks that you have kindled for yourself, if you will! But this shall you have from My hand: you shall lie down in grief and in torment.
Isaiah 50:10-11 Amplified Bible
Human Say-So Is The Wrong Direction To Follow
The say so of human beings is the wrong direction to follow. It leads you down crooked paths that never really cross with the path of the Way-Maker to heaven. You can warm yourself and light your way by a man made fire, but it doesn’t last long and leaves you in the dark, sitting with smoldering ashes. Assumptions and presumptions are not truth. Truth stands the tests and trials of our times, human say-so will not. Human say-s0 is undergirded by a foundation that will not hold, it always comes crashing down at the most unlikely time in a fashion that causes hurt and misunderstanding to many. Say-So is something that you really don’t “know” to be true, it is a rationalization that you have come to by way of, a strong assumption that is influenced by a cultural value that rests upon the shaky foundation of the cultural vices of your time. The tide of political correctness always produces human say-so. People actually believe the say-so of others because they want to ride the cultural tide of political correctness and this tide is an under tow that crashes on the shores of mankind very destructively and leaves a lot of grief and tormented souls in its path.
Eternal One: My intentions are not always yours, and I do not go about things as you do. My thoughts and My ways are above and beyond you, just as heaven is far from your reach here on earth. For as rain and snow can’t go back once they’ve fallen, but soak into the ground And nourish the plants that grow, providing seed to the farmer and bread for the hungry, So it is when I declare something. My word will go out and not return to Me empty, But it will do what I wanted; it will accomplish what I determined. For you will go out in joy, be led home in peace. And as you go the land itself will break out in cheers; The mountains and the hills will erupt in song, and the trees of the field will clap their hands. Prickly thorns and nasty briers will give way to luxurious shade trees, sweet and good. And they’ll remind you of the Eternal One and how God can be trusted absolutely and forever. Isaiah 55:8-13
Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something. Like an open book, you watched me grow from conception to birth; all the stages of my life were spread out before you, The days of my life all prepared before I’d even lived one day.
Follow God’s Direction He Intends To Fully Bloom You
God knows His people, He created them and this world that they temporarily abide in. God also made a way for them to a great future, a way through His Son, Jesus. People can tell you all kinds of “say so” about God, but study it for yourself, truth will prove itself out as you do. The archaeological, historical, scientific, authenticity of the footprint of the Father God, Jesus Christ, The Holy Spirit and His Word is amazing. Study it, all these things. I did, it is pretty cool. People can have a lot of “say so”, but when you truly let go of your bias and study these things, you will find that the evidence leans heavily into God’s Sovereign sway. Like the Word of God, when you study its origins and how it was handed down and how it is still the only document on the face of the earth that has held the highest authenticity, it is pretty cool. No other document of antiquity even begins to approach such numbers of attestation as the bible that God spoke into being for us to live by. We can know through God’s words, His perfect way for us to live out here on earth. God knows you perfectly and He has shaped you for this world and intended for you to fully bloom into the destiny He has for you here. Know Him. Know all about Him and know Him, your heart to His heart and your spirit to His spirit. Be wholly-holy aligned with Him.
Do not earnestly remember the former things; neither consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs forth; do you not perceive and know it and will you not give heed to it? I will even make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
Isaiah 43:18-19 Amplified Bible
Will You Know It? Find The Way Of Real Truth
People can “say” anything and represent it as their truth, but the real truth uncovers as you study in an unbiased way, heart fully open and uncluttered from cultural bias. We would never have real science revelations if true scientists were not willing to let go of their opinions, human say so and cultural bias and truly study the reality of truth. Scientists face their discoveries emptied headed and they learn from the reality of the truth that they look deeply for without any bias, they work hard at discovering something new without having something old to bias their new discovery. God is always doing something new, will you know it or will you be road blocked forever by human “say-so”? Let go of your former bias, dig deeper, know the truth.
Do you not know that the unrighteous and the wrongdoers will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived, misled: neither the impure and immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who participate in homosexuality, 1 Corinthians 6:9 Amplified Bible
God’s Truth Is A Power Backed Platform Of Love
God’s truth is powered by the passion of the Holy Spirit. Human say-so is pressed forward by human emotions. A sure sign of human say-so is when someone has to back up what they accept as true with anger, name calling, sarcasm and violence, then is it really true? Real truth needs no backing like this. Knowing real truth is not having to back it up with powerful human emotions, it stands on its own. It doesn’t need our anger, our sarcasm, our stereotyping to punch it through. Real truth stands on its own and people who stand with truth are not angry, sarcastic, stereotyping, name calling or violent people, they are real, genuine, steadfast, courageous, bold, humble and loving people. You will like them, even though they differ from you, because they have a civility that rises above say so. You can have a good conversation with them and if you differ, still walk away friends. Civility usually does not accompany say-so, but it is always the way of God’s Truth. Human say-so leads to a dead end. Truth leads to everlasting life. Your free will choses one or the other. Which one do you choose?
And you shall return and obey the voice of the Lord and do all His commandments which I command you today. And the Lord your God will make you abundantly prosperous in every work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, of your cattle, of your land, for good; for the Lord will again delight in prospering you, as He took delight in your fathers, If you obey the voice of the Lord your God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this Book of the Law, and if you turn to the Lord your God with all your, mind and heart and with all your being. For this commandment which I command you this day is not too difficult for you, nor is it far off. It is not a secret laid up in heaven, that you should say, Who shall go up for us to heaven and bring it to us, that we may hear and do it? Neither is it beyond the sea, that you should say, Who shall go over the sea for us and bring it to us, that we may hear and do it? But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your mind and in your heart, so that you can do it. See, I have set before you this day life and good, and death and evil. If you obey the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you today, to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His ordinances, then you shall live and multiply, and the Lord your God will bless you in the land into which you go to possess. But if your mind and heart turn away and you will not hear, but are drawn away to worship other gods and serve them, I declare to you today that you shall surely perish, and you shall not live long in the land which you pass over the Jordan to enter and possess. I call heaven and earth to witness this day against you that I have set before you life and death, the blessings and the curses; therefore choose life, that you and your descendants may live. And may love the Lord your God, obey His voice, and cling to Him. For He is your life and the length of your days, that you may dwell in the land which the Lord swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Deuteronomy 30:8-20 Amplified Bible
Lean Into The Sovereign Sway Of God’s Will
When we are leaning ourselves into our humanity, into human say-so that can’t hold us, instead of leaning into the Sovereign sway of God, which stands forever, we are on shaky ground. God knows the truth, He is the purity of living truth. God spoke it, He has not changed it. Human say-so creates all kinds of human friction because it always bucks up against the Will of God. Human say-so is a trap of offense if we let it be so. The best way to handle human say-so and the problems it creates is to know that this is truly God’s problem and He is the only solution. We are not the solvers, He is. He is the proof, prover and proven. Our place is in Him, our Creator, we are the human beings He created and the power of our lives, it comes from His Holy Spirit. God created us to have a free will choice, but it is not without accountability, we all will sit with Him face to face and we will be made accountable for all the decisions we made with that free will choice, we all are accountable to God. No one escapes this accountability, this face to face with God. This place and time of reckoning to come is the place where human say-so will dead end and truth will prevail forever.
God’s intention was the perfecting and the full equipping of the saints, His consecrated people, that they should do the work of ministering toward building up Christ’s body, the church, that it might develop until we all attain oneness in the faith and in the comprehension of the full and accurate knowledge of the Son of God, that we might arrive at really mature manhood, the completeness of personality which is nothing less than the standard height of Christ’s own perfection, the measure of the s stature of the fullness of the Christ and the completeness found in Him. So then, we may no longer be children, tossed like ships to and fro between chance gusts of teaching and wavering with every changing wind of doctrine, the prey of the cunning and cleverness of unscrupulous men, gamblers engaged in every shifting form of trickery in inventing errors to mislead. Rather, let our lives lovingly express truth in all things, speaking truly, dealing truly, living truly. Enfolded in love, let us grow up in every way and in all things into Him Who is the Head, even Christ, the Messiah, the Anointed One. Ephesians 4:12-16 Amplified Bible
It Is Not About Our Say-So – It Is About Jesus, His Truth
God was, is and will be and no one, nothing can change this, and as much as we would like to change Who He is and What He has said, we can’t. We are the happiest when we fit into the design of what He has made. And so it goes that we are not the proof or the provers of God and His Word. He is and by His Holy Spirit, it will be done. Not us, but HIM. So speak the truth in love, love others where they are at and keep on pointing them to Jesus by letting them see Him in your life as you live out your vital-vertical relationship with Him, because this is what points people to God. People who have stepped away from God and His way, their actions are just symptoms of a deeper problem. We can’t see their heart, so we deal with the symptoms and that is not real change. God sees the condition of their hearts, He knows the root of the symptoms and He will, by the power of His might, pull out that root and finish what He started with them. It is not about us or our opinions or say-so, it is all about Him. We can fix nothing that matters because only God can change a person’s heart.
For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power, making it active, operative, energizing, and effective; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and the immortal spirit, and of joints and marrow of the deepest parts of our nature, exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 Amplified Bible
Free Will Choices Have Accountable Consequences
People do have the God given right to live the way they want in this world, so I hope that they do enjoy it now, their choices for momentary pleasure, because it ends here. We are temporary beings and in Christ, we have a future and a hope, but outside of Christ, His ways, His truth, it sadly ends here. And that is why we continue speaking, living and believing the truth, we know by the power of the way of God that the bible speaks clearly. God’s word is living and powerful, let it do its work. You are not the prover of God’s Word, the Holy Spirit is. Don’t take on that responsibility. God can do it all on His own. Just love, speak truth, love and speak truth and model the life of Christ in the all of your everything.
Let your love, God, shape my life with salvation, exactly as you promised; Then I’ll be able to stand up to mockery because I trusted your Word. Don’t ever deprive me of truth, not ever— your commandments are what I depend on. Oh, I’ll guard with my life what you’ve revealed to me, guard it now, guard it ever; And I’ll stride freely through wide open spaces as I look for your truth and your wisdom; Then I’ll tell the world what I find, speak out boldly in public, unembarrassed. I cherish your commandments—oh, how I love them!— relishing every fragment of your counsel. Psalm 119:41 The Message
Offense Douses The Fires Of God Love To Cold Ashes
If you set yourself up in a battle where human say-so is in play, be careful, because you will be picking up an offense. We should not be offended at people who think differently and live differently, it is their choice, their consequence. If they are angry at you because of what you believe, it is not you that they are angry at, the anger and frustration is deeply rooted within themselves, their anger is a symptom of a deeper disease and they just need an object to project it on. This anger is also a defense mechanism because they don’t want to hear the truth, it convicts them deeply. Don’t pick up an offense. In the last days, Jesus warns us that “offense” will make the love of many grow cold. Let this not be us.
The love that they had for one another will grow cold because few will obey the law. False prophets will appear, many will be taken in by them, and the only thing that will grow is wickedness. There will be no end to the increase of wickedness. 13 But those who do not waver from our path and do not follow those false prophets—those among you will be saved. Matthew 24:11-13 The Voice
Protect Your Heart From Offense
Protect your heart from being offended, guard it from this, because this kind of lure by the enemy can cause your heart to grow cold in the days of lawlessness. The truth is, you don’t have to stand up for God, just stand with God, God can stand on His own very capably. God’s Word has stood the tests of people’s foolishness since it was first spoken way, way back in Genesis times. People can have a lot of “say-so” and opinions, but the TRUTH has prevailed and will continue to prevail, it is backed up by the power and promises of Almighty God. So speak it, speak it lovingly and pray it for those who persecute you because of your belief in this powerful living God and His truth. Get on your face before God and pray for others wholeheartedly that they will come to know God, because this is their real future and God’s plan is to abundantly, fully bloom them in His creative design and destiny. He can and He will do it. Hands off – hands up to God. Let God.
This commandment that I’m commanding you today isn’t too much for you, it’s not out of your reach. It’s not on a high mountain—you don’t have to get mountaineers to climb the peak and bring it down to your level and explain it before you can live it. And it’s not across the ocean—you don’t have to send sailors out to get it, bring it back, and then explain it before you can live it. No. The word is right here and now—as near as the tongue in your mouth, as near as the heart in your chest. Just do it! Deuteronomy 30:11 Message Bible
Hurt Souls That Collide With Jesus Are Healed
Someone recently said to me after I made a comment about an article on the recent supreme court ruling: “well, I guess we know where you stand” for those of you who have known me any of these 38 years that I have walked with Jesus, I have done whatever it takes for me to stand wholly-holy aligned with God and His way, I have not wavered in love and humble AWE of Him no matter what trial, life situation or cultural issue, I work out my salvation and I adjust my holy alignment with God and I always find my way to follow His leading. I have said no to so many things that my culture has dictated to me. Was it easy, no. Was I made fun of, yes. Did God ever leave me or abandon me to the vices of this world. No. I grieve over the lost and a part of our soul is wounded when God’s Word is stomped on by human say-so. But we don’t grieve without hope, we grieve and are healed, encouraged and renewed when we fully face God and our hurt souls collides with our healer, Jesus Christ, Whose truth stands forever. Therefore, my YES is always on the table with God. So, yes, nothing has really changed with this issue of current politically correct tide of human say-so of the supreme court of our land who think foolishly that they could actually change God’s definition of His institution of marriage and procreation. I still stand with God.
For if you live according to the dictates of the flesh, you will surely die. But if through the power of the Holy Spirit you are habitually putting to death. making extinct, deadening the evil]deeds prompted by the body, you shall really and genuinely live forever. Romans 8:13 Amplified Bible
Real Truth And Genuine Love Prevails
I will still love, be civil and pray for everyone who wants to do their own thing, make up their own ways that set them apart from God, but I will love God more and serve Him most. Of course this will disturb our fellowship and we will not walk on the same path, but it is not my place to judge, God is the Judge and He is capable of knowing the heart of every human being, I am not. This makes human judgements, just say-so because the truth is, we can’t know the true heart and heart motive of any human being, only God can and only God judges correctly. The safest place for me to love and live out the truth of God is in followship of Him because it leads to everlasting life. I will do as He does, I will say as He says.
We Are Wounded Warriors Who Need God
Many Christians are truly hurting during these times of lawlessness, we are wounded warriors grieving for the down fall of Godly values in our nation that was founded upon Godly principles. We are seeing an eroding away of our Christian freedoms and liberties we once enjoyed. It is said today that this is no longer a Christian nation. How that hurts. Our nation with such a sweet civility, is no longer and we grieve, we grieve, yet still not without hope. We are wounded servant warriors, Who come home to the heart of our Father God and are healed and renewed.
Truth About Say-So! Water It With God’s Precepts
Galatians 1:6-9 Frankly I am stunned. I cannot believe that you have abandoned God so quickly—even after He called you through the grace of the Anointed One—and have fallen for a different gospel. 7 Actually there is only one true gospel of the Anointed, and you—because of divisive prodding by others—are accepting a distorted version which is not the gospel at all! People are being deceived with an imitation of the true gospel, and they have bought into it. The words are nothing but twisted lies.8 No matter the source of the false gospel, even if it is preached by us or a heavenly messenger, ignore it. May those who add to or subtract from the gospel of Jesus be eternally cursed! 9 Listen again: if anyone preaches to you a gospel other than what you have accepted, may he find himself cursed! The Voice
Truth Live It Out, No Matter What
“No matter how fierce the enemy seems–when fear cripples us, anger enrages us, or selfishness possesses us; when adversity crushes us, opposition hounds us, or temptation plagues us–God is greater.” Author― Katy Kauffman, (Read 2 Timothy)
Truth! Pray It Up
Jesus, strengthen and make firm our vital-vertical relationship with You, heart to heart and spirit to spirit and let this strength hold us up and support our horizontally stretched arms to this world. Jesus let it be so in us.
Truth! Selah! Talk It Up
You never know what meal topic you might find on this Smorgasbord Table in The Bridegroom’s Café. Jesus likes to talk and teach about so many things and it is great to sit and listen to Him. In fact your life can be an adventure that leads you to many different journeys in your constant conversation with God. Enjoy this meal on “Say-So”. Please also share this post with all of your social media by using the buttons below and leave a comment, it is always good to add your experiences and wisdom to bless and encourage others. God bless you MUCH! KimberlyMac