There No Mistakes In God’s Plans For Your Life

Genesis 1:27NIV
(So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.)

Jeremiah 1:5 NIV
(Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.)

Isaiah 44:2NIV
(This is what the LORD says he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you. Do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen)

This are just few of the verses that shows that God formed us for a greater purpose and He did not make a mistake when forming you. You are not a mistake.

Our birth was no mistake, mishap, or a fluke of nature. Our parents might have not known God’s plans for our lives, but God did. He was not at all surprised by our births. In fact, God expected it. So even now whatever you are going through God knows about it and He has your back covered.

Everything that is taking place right now in your life has already happened in the mind of God. It is not fate, nor chance, nor luck, nor coincidence that yoh are going through hard times. You are alive because God wanted to create you!

God prescribed every single detail of our lives. He deliberately chose the current situation we are going through, the color of our skin, our hair, and every other feature. He custom-made our bodies just the way He wanted it. He also determined the natural talents we would possess and the uniqueness of our personality. The Word of God says:
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 (Psalm 139:15)

Because God made you for a reason, He also decided what will happen in our life. He planned the days of your life in advance, choosing the exact time of your birth and death.

The Word of God says, You saw me before I was born and scheduled each day of my life before I began to breathe.
(Psalm 139:16)

God left no detail to chance. He planned it all for His purpose. Nothing in your life is arbitrary. It’s all for a purpose.

Most amazing, God decided how you would be born. Regardless of the circumstances God had a plan in creating you. It doesn’t matter whether you are rich,poor, healthy, sick, educated or uneducated. God knew what we possess.

There are no illegitimate children. Many children are unplanned by their parents, but they are not unplanned by God. God’s purpose took into account human error, and even sin.

God never does anything accidentally, and He never makes mistakes. He has a reason for everything He creates. We were designed with a purpose in mind.The Word of God says:
(Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love)
Ephesians 1:4

God loves and values us. Our lives has profound meaning. We discover that meaning and purpose only when we make God the reference point of our lives.

We all go through hardships, in fact, no one is immune. I know first hand, how hardship can lead to circumstances and troubles that seem very grim. Understand that in the midst of our troubles, God understands and He can turn our mistakes and hardships into miracles. All because He is a Good good Father to us.
Maybe you have done wrong things. You’ve made some wrong choices. You’ve done what you knew you shouldn’t do and now you’re suffering the consequences of those mistakes. Regardless of any mistakes or hardship, you must turn it into a beautiful experience. if you will turn to God, He is prepared to take your mistake, your awful circumstance, and turn it into a miracle.
A great example of how God can work in a miraculous way is the story of Joseph ( Genesis 37-47)

Joseph’s brothers hated him and threw him into a pit. Then they sold him as a slave, and he was taken to a foreign country. People lied about him, and as a result, he was thrown into prison. Many bad things happened to Joseph. But God took care of him through it all. And in the end he became the prime minister over all of Egypt. The Lord took all the tragedy in Joseph’s life and turned it into a wonderful miracle that not only blessed Joseph but ended up saving the lives of his family and countless others in the land of Egypt and throughout the known world.

God has not changed. He can do the same thing for you. Regardless of the circumstance you’re in, with God on your side, you can’t lose.

Remember that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.

And all things includes your failures, your mistakes, and even the attacks of the devil.

God has given us the Will to endeavor whatever comes our way.

Signed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

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The Importance and Danger of Sexual Immortality among Us as Christians

Sex was meant as wonderful experience between husband and wife to provide physical, emotional and spiritual bonding.

I think most Christians would agree that having sex before marriage is wrong. After all, Scriptures are very much evident enough in the topic over and over again.

God gives us very clear guidance in His Word on how we can best experience the gift of intimacy and love that He has given us through sex.

I know this is a subject many of us as Christians prefer to swipe under the rug and pretend that the dirt is not seen by anyone but by only you…

We act all perfect and holy in front of those that we are too quick to call as pagan’s. But really are we in any position to be pointing fingers at others as we as Christians are partaking in the very impure acts there are doing.

Question?

Who’s better than the other????

2 Corinthians 12:21

(21 I am afraid that when I come again my God will humble me before you, and I will be grieved over many who have sinned earlier and have not repented of the impurity, sexual sin and debauchery in which they have indulged.)

Ephesians 5:3

(3 But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people.)

1 Corinthians 6:18
(18 Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.)

We are too quick to say that but I’m only having intimacy with one person so that does not amount to sexual immortality. We have gotten to a point where we are so warm in our sinful nature that we try to make our conscience clear with silly theories.

Question?

Has that so called Union been blessed in the presence of God where there was a ceremony of the joining of the two souls to becoming one in Front of God?

Yes I will be the first to admit that sometimes because we live in a world that is dirty and full of sinful acts. We tend to experiment at a very young age and end up doing things that are against the Will of our Father Christ Jesus.

We want to know what it’s like to have sex before marriage? Not knowing that we are building a big wall between us and God, a wall we wonder if we’ll ever break through.

We have all met people whether they were our boyfriend’s or girlfriends that it did not take us long to develop a big crush on them and by the time we knew it, we were kissing each other. In no time we were fooling around, doing more than we should, on a pretty regular basis.

We can’t believe that someone as attractive as them finds us to be cute was out of this world and we wanted to do anything and everything all so wrong to keep them happy and in our lives.

We end up going against our morals and what our parents taught us. We allow the emotions of Lust take control of our flesh and for the very first time in our lives, we actually felt beautiful, even sexy. We force our conscience to shut down when it tells us, we were going too far physical.

Now let me tell you, there is nothing in this world that is more enjoyable, fun like SIN!!! And it comes with a very strong feeling of temptation.

Television and movies have made it seem like sex is just this fun, romantic thing that doesn’t really matter. But Sex does matter and it has affected many of us, more than we can ever dream it could. It has changed many relationships. It has destroyed many marriages, And most importantly it has changed our relationship with God.

There is nothing more demeaning, like having sexual immortality as a Christian while knowing the truth. You feel too ashamed to even talk to God, and the enemy will very much capitalize on that. You will feel impure and won’t have the power much less to ask God for help and forgiveness. And it’s in those every moments that the wall start to go up, the wall we thought would hide us from God.

We start to carry the guilt, we felt after having sex was overwhelming. But Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to keep us from doing it again. Instead, we try to justify what we are doing. We tell ourselves its not a big deal, that it was just a physical act.

Until we come to a point where we can’t look ourselves in the mirror and it start to bother us a lot.

Months later the relationship does not work out like most of them that you have had. You could hardly look yourself in the mirror. When you did, you saw someone dirty, impure, someone who couldn’t control herself, someone who was slapping God in the face on a regular basis.
But because our Father is so ever patient with us, He waits upon us to realise that our hope was to turn back to Him and repent for what we have done.

But because we are in a spiritual and not a physical fight. The enemy will try show you how much you have sinned against God and that there was no repentance for you. Even reading the Word of God, seems like not an option. You will fInd a verse about sexual immorality that just makes you realize how much you have disappointed God. You can’t even pray.

God is ready to accept us in our sinful natures. Long as we have repentance hearts.

Let us today as Christian women, whose sole desire is to do the Will of God enjoy having an entire bed to ourselves while we can! Some people hate going to bed alone, but I say relish in it, because the poor men, we will marry us are gonna be fighting us for bed space.

Signed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

When You Start Blaming Yourself for been Single

So it has been four years when my yesterday left me broken, damaged, hurting and lost. I never thought that I would actually make it out of that deep dark pit of sarrow.

It took me years of sweat, crying, been in denial to finally accept that he is no more and that I was left alone to account for our daughter. You see it was through the Word of God and finding the strength and support from my family and my new found family in Christ to get to where I’m today.

But out of nowhere your yesterday appears and tries to shakes things, you might not have allowed the shake to swing you from side to side but you definitely felt the impact of the shake.

Today we as single Christian women are at war with ourselves. The war starts when we finally realise that we have been single for so long and nothing is changing. We start to wonder and starting asking God questions that we feel we deserve answers to!!

Question I asked myself while lying in bed crying my eyes out feeling less of a woman was this:
Does a woman’s relationship status really define her?

Is being single a disease or an indication of something “wrong” with me?

At most times we end up blaming ourselves for failing to make the past relationship work, we start to come up with theories that will make us feel good for a second like, If only I was more submissive, or if I did what he requested of me. The list is endless of the excuses we make for ourselves.

We blame ourselves for being single but why are we at fault for not being married, as if marriage was something we just buy at the stores.

To all My beautiful God Fearing single sisters, as daughters of the Most High God, the One that created the very Boaz, Adams, Ribs, Perfect Ten we are praying for, He is working out your story beautifully, so rejoice in that.

I know this can get frustrating for us matured christian woman, who are ready for marriage that we can’t find the right guy.

Know that you are someone Eve, Ruth, Esther
Let us not be those Many Christian women who want a man that knows where he is going, but God’s men usually don’t have a clue.

Think about all the great men in the Bible that had relationships with God and who He used and blessed. They usually didn’t have a clue about where they were going and even if they had a clue, their lives for a long time did not reflect that great place God said He was taking them. Just think about it. All the way from Abraham, going to a land he did not know, Joseph having a dream that people would bow down to him but became a slave and then a prisoner; David who was anointed to be King and then lived the next 15 years in the wilderness as a fugitive; Peter the great fisher of men who was barely able to catch fish.

These men would have had a rough time finding a wife today. Could you imagine?

Many Christian ladies say they have faith but they don’t. They say that God is their source but they are lying. They say that they trust God’s will for their future but they are lying. They don’t.

They put their trust in a man. What kind of job he has/can get.
How much he is making or can make.
They want to make sure he has the “ability to provide”. They want him to have his life totally figured out.

Let us allow God To be the compass of our lives at all times.

Singed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

When You Start Blaming Yourself for been Single

So it has been four years when my yesterday left me broken, damaged, hurting and lost. I never thought that I would actually make it out of that deep dark pit of sarrow.

It took me years of sweat, crying, been in denial to finally accept that he is no more and that I was left alone to account for our daughter. You see it was through the Word of God and finding the strength and support from my family and my new found family in Christ to get to where I’m today.

But out of nowhere your yesterday appears and tries to shakes things, you might not have allowed the shake to swing you from side to side but you definitely felt the impact of the shake.

Today we as single Christian women are at war with ourselves. The war starts when we finally realise that we have been single for so long and nothing is changing.  We start to wonder and starting asking God questions that we feel we deserve answers to!!

Question I asked myself while lying in bed crying my eyes out feeling less of a woman was this:
Does a woman’s relationship status really define her?

Is being single a disease or an indication of something “wrong” with me?

At most times we end up blaming ourselves for failing to make the past relationship work, we start to come up with theories that will make us feel good for a second like, If only I was more submissive, or if I did what he requested of me. The list is endless of the excuses we make for ourselves.

We blame ourselves for being single but why are we at fault for not being married, as if marriage was something we just buy at the stores.

To all My beautiful God Fearing single sisters, as daughters of the Most High God, the One that created the very Boaz, Adams, Ribs, Perfect Ten we are praying for, He is working out your story beautifully, so rejoice  in that.

I know this can get frustrating for us matured christian woman, who are ready for marriage that we can’t find the right guy.

Know that you are someone Eve, Ruth, Esther
Let us not be those Many Christian women who want a man that knows where he is going, but God’s men usually don’t have a clue.

Think about all the great men in the Bible that had relationships with God and who He used and blessed. They usually didn’t have a clue about where they were going and even if they had a clue, their lives for a long time did not reflect that great place God said He was taking them. Just think about it. All the way from Abraham, going to a land he did not know,  Joseph having a dream that people would bow down to him but became a slave and then a prisoner; David who was anointed to be King and then lived the next 15 years in the wilderness as a fugitive; Peter the great fisher of men who was barely able to catch fish.

These men would have had a rough time finding a wife today. Could you imagine?

Many Christian ladies say they have faith but they don’t. They say that God is their source but they are lying. They say that they trust God’s will for their future but they are lying. They don’t.

They put their trust in a man. What kind of job he has/can get.
How much he is making or can make.
They want to make sure he has the “ability to provide”. They want him to have his life totally figured out.

Let us allow God To be the compass of our lives at all times.

Singed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

Don’t Allow Your Past To Define Your Future

Romans 8:1-11 NIV

(Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh. God did by sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh to be a sin offering.And so he condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fully met in us, who do not live according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
5 Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. 6 The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. 7 The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. 8 Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God.
9 You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, they do not belong to Christ. 10 But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness. 11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.)

So many people today are allowing the past enter into their future. It’s the past that is blocking us from fully possessing what God has promised us. We have allowed the past and it’s mistakes to define our current lives.

Today my sister showed me my progress report from when I was in Grade 3. Oh my if I had listened to the commands of that teacher who claimed that I could not spell let along construct a sentence and that i struggled with pronouncing words!!!

If I had carried those remarks with me throughout my education years, I would not have made it to where I’m at today. You see, God does not see us the way people of this world sees us. In God eyes we are wonderfully made, filled with intelligence, wisdom and knowledge. It might not be the way society accept it but rest assured God was pleased with His Master job when He was creating Us.
Our past doesn’t define who we are, because we are not our past, but we are what we choose to be at this very present moment. We have accepted the concept that our past define who we are, but the truth is that our past cannot define us, but we define ourselves through our deeds and actions of our present lives.

Everyone has sinned against God in their lives, and we still continue to wrong God in this walk of ours as Christians. Our past doesn’t define us, because the past is gone. The only thing that is here is our present, and what we have chosen to be now is what really define us.

We are no longer slaves to our pasts. We were freed from our past sins, mistakes the second we accept Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior.

There is no longer condemnation to those who belong to Christ Jesus. We have been born again and bought at a very high price, which no amount of  money can ever claim us back into the old evil ways of our past. We were bought with the highest  currency which is the Blood of Jesus Christ.

We are not our past, we are not our past decisions, we are not our mistakes, we are not our past behaviours, but we are what we choose to be right now, and that is all that matters. The consequences of our past actions cannot be avoided, but we can avoid being the person we are not. We grow, we change, we evolve, and in that way we discover and create our true self, in Christ Jesus.

It’s done Christ forgive us all our wrongs.  Because of that nobody can define who we are, not even our past nor our old self, but we define ourselves. In this present moment we have the opportunity to decide and express our true self and release the greatness within us. Forgive yourself, accept your true self, love yourself, become the best version of yourself, Christ has made it possible

Signed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

The Encounter

Most of the times, the very wordly possessions we are crying for, its not to say God can’t bless us with them. He knows that those very things might be what will disqualify Us from gaining Eternal Life.  Christ is more concerned about the Salvation of Our souls.. Not about the amount of wealth, cars, houses, careers, number of children we have, whether we get married or not!!!!

If you were to have an Encounter with Christ today,  Where do you think your Soul will depart to?
Heaven Or Hell?????

Signed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#

The Importance of Easter Friday 

Question is do we really know why we are cerebrating Good5 Friday?
Do we really know the true meaning of it?
Do we understand what does Ascension Day really means to us?
I think that we as Christians today have lost the true value and why Christ died for us! We celebrate Good Friday so much that we have forgotten about Ascension Day.
Ascension Day was the fulfillment of the assignment Christ had on Earth. He went to go prepare a place for us in Heaven as He said to Disciples,  I’m going to my Father place and will go prepare rooms for us as in His father place there are many rooms.
Jesus Christ was crucified on this day and on the third day, which is Easter Sunday, Christ Jesus Resurrected.
We need to know and understand the importance or this three events:
Easter Friday ( Crucifixion)
Resurrection( on the third day)
Ascension Day( 40days)
THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST
On Easter Friday, Our Lord Jesus Christ died for us on Calvary. He died for all our sins but before Jesus was crucified. He ate the Lord Supper with His Disciple’s
Matthew 26:26-29
Jesus already knew His fate and He was preparing His Disciples for what was to come. His blood that was shed on Calvary was a seal of God’s new Covenant to the Gentile’s. You see before Jesus was crucified we were gentiles and salivation was not for us but for the Jews. The Lord Supper was representing what was about to happen to Christ. The blood that poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins!!
He told His Disciples that He will never drink this wine until the day, He drinks the new wine with them in heaven in His Father Kingdom.  You see Jesus already knew the master plan God had for His life, and He knew that even the ones He trusted would betray and deny Him.
Matthew 27:33
Jesus was crucified at Golgotha. I always say that the enemy thought he was destroying Christ but little did he know that he was actually saving us from the death of sin. If the enemy knew the master plan God had, he would not have crucified Jesus Christ!!
The crucifixion of Jesus Christ had so much power that it torn the curtain hanging in the Temple in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, the rocks split apart, the graves broke opened and the many of God’s people who had died were raised to life. They left the graves and after Jesus resurrected from death, they want into the Holy City.
Matthew 27:51-53
THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST
On Easter Sunday on the 3rd day, Jesus resurrected from the death after the resurrection Christ went to His Disciples and it was in this place that He told and gave instructions to His Disciples to baptise, us in the name of the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit and teach us to obey everything He has commanded us and He will be with us always, to the end of ages.
Matthews 28:16-20
Christ stayed with His Disciples, teaching them and after that He was taken up into Heaven.
ASCENSION DAY
40 days of been with His Disciples teaching them Jesus Christ was taken up to heaven and He now sits on the right hand side of the Father.
Jesus had to suffer and resurrect from death in three days and in His name the message about repentance and the forgiveness of Sins must be preached to all Nations, beginning in Jerusalem. He told them what He will send upon what His Father has promised which was the Holy Spirit.
As we celebrate this three important events in our Christian lives, let us remember the second coming of Christ Jesus which is near. Fix yourself so that when that day comes, we too will ascend with Him and inherit the many rooms He has prepared for us, in His Father house (Kingdom of God). Where there is eternal life, no sorrow, fear, and suffering but love and peace.
Singed
#WhenGraceFoundMe#