The Image Bearers

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)

The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.” (Zechariah 3:17)

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.  If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love..” (John 15:9)

God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8)

Through Him, we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” (Romans 5:2-5)

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.” (I John 3:1)

What is an “image bearer?”  It’s a representative of someone very important.  Who is more important than the Creator of the Universe—God.?

Genesis 1:26 says “God said, Let Us (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) make mankind in Our image, after Our likeness, and let them have complete authority over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the beasts, and over all of the earth, and over everything that creeps upon the earth.”

From the very beginning, God purposed in His heart for US to be His image bearers.  That was His original intent for every human being ever born.  What happened?  Satan stole away the identity of man when Adam and Eve rebelled against God.  They lost their identity as God’s very own image bearers.  This loss was passed on to every human being since that moment.  But God had a plan…

Even BEFORE God created man; when we were all still in His heart, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, made the decision to redeem all mankind BACK to the original condition before the fall of Adam.  Yes, there was no way Abba Father was going to let us just go into the same destruction reserved for Satan and the rest of the rebel spirits!  We are just too precious and valuable to Him.

Revelation 13:8 says “And all the inhabitants of the earth will fall down in adoration and pay him (the Beast) homage, everyone whose name has not been recorded in the Book of Life of the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world.”

Every human being ever born, no matter how wicked, bad, hateful or evil; is still loved by God.  Yes, that is right.  God LOVES everyone equally.  His heart is that big!  The proof of God’s love is in Romans 5:8 “But God shows and clearly proves His own love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

Jesus took our place in the eyes of God.  When God looks at a follower of Jesus, He only sees His blood covering us.  He does not see any sin in us!  We become clean and we enter the Kingdom of God.  That is the best news ever!

The moment we accept Jesus into our heart, we are changed from a sinner to a saint.  Our sins are gone and we are born anew.  The old man is dead and we are alive to Christ.  What does this mean?  It means we have a “do over” from God!  A clean slate to begin a whole new way of life that is full of hope, love, and peace.  Are there problems?  Sure there are problems, but now we have the SOLUTION!  God has a wonderful ability to make all things new.

We are now the Image Bearers of our God and King Jesus Christ.  We are His representatives on the earth.  We must tell others where to find what we have found.

There are so many people who have NO hope.  They are living in darkness and despair.  For many, they escape with drugs or alcohol.  Others escape with pornography or sex.  Why not bring your life to the One Who gave it all for you?  Think no one loves you?  Think again…There is One who went to Hell and back so you wouldn’t have to.  Yes…that is Jesus Christ.

If you are reading this and in a dark place with no way out, there is hope in Jesus Christ.  There really is.  If you are reading this and your life is good, but something is still missing, let Jesus fill your “God Spot.”  Everyone has a place in their heart that is reserved for God.  He is the only One who fits perfectly.  Call on Him today.  It is the best decision you’ll make in your life.

Don’t know Him?

Meet Jesus Here…

Blessings everyone…

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Guard Your Heart to Be on the Narrow Road

“Be careful that you never allow your hearts to grow cold.  Remain passionate and free from anxiety and the worries of this life.  Then you will not be caught off guard by what happens.  Don’t let Me come and find you drunk or careless in living like everyone else.  For that day will come as a shocking surprise to all, like a downpour that drenches everyone, catching many unaware and unprepared.

Keep a constant watch over your soul (mind, will emotions), and pray for the courage and grace to prevail over these things that are destined to occur and that you will stand before the presence of the Son of Man with a clear conscience.” (Luke 21:34-36 Passion Translation Bible)

The Bible calls the path to eternal life “the narrow way.”  To follow Jesus Christ is to live carefully, not carelessly.  He is very intentional, so we must live very intentional in everything we do.  He gives a stern warning to us that completely blows away the “greasy grace” doctrine so popular today.  He said, “Don’t let Me come and find you drunk or careless in living.”

I ponder on my life these days with Him and marvel at how narrow it has become compared to just a few years ago.  I am discovering the closer you get to Him in intimacy, the less the worldly things appeal to you.  He must be your consuming passion to live in this wicked world.  He did not come to just give a ticket out of Hell.  His purchase includes so much more!

Don’t think that walking on the narrow road is causing you to “miss out” on life.  On the contrary, real living is found on the narrow road.  I’ve had people tell me that if they can’t have a spouse, then they just don’t want to live on the earth anymore.  I marvel at this thinking because I’m alone and a husband is not in my future, but God has completely filled up my life with HIM.  He’s way better than a human being can ever be as far as I’m concerned.

It’s not hard to guard your heart when you are passionately in love with Him.  When He is number one, it just flows naturally.  The key is to pursue Him every day deeper and deeper.  We must live like He is coming today not fifty years from now when our natural life is over.  Today is the day that counts.

If you are reading this and realize you have been living carelessly, then make the decision today to turn up the heat of your passion for Jesus Christ.  Get back on the narrow road and let Him fill your life to overflowing with His plans and purposes.  I promise you won’t regret it!

Don’t know Him?

Meet Jesus Here…

Blessings everyone…

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And Jesus Said…Day 6

“If a shepherd has one hundred sheep, and one wanders away and is lost, what will he do?  Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others and go out into the hills to search for the lost one?  And if he finds it, he will surely rejoice over it more than over the ninety-nine that didn’t wander away!  In the same way, it is not My heavenly Father’s will that even one of these little ones should perish.” (Matthew 18:12-14)

Father God’s will for every soul is laid out clearly by Jesus in this passage.  But what about ISIS terrorists? What about the mass shooters?  What about Satanists and pedophiles?  Surely they aren’t included in this!  According to Jesus “even one” includes the most vile, the most wicked and the most hateful are loved by Father God.

Consider this: if even the worst of the worst of humanity; the lowest of the low are considered loved by God, why would you think that YOU are not included?  You ARE included.  In fact, Father God loves you in particular so much that if you were the only person that needed a Savior, Jesus would have done it all just for YOU.  Father God wants HIs house filled with children of God and that includes you.

If you have stumbled across this post and feel that you are completely alone; that everyone hates you and bullies you, I’m telling you that you are not alone.  You can come to Jesus and have the Friend who sticks closer than a brother.  If you feel your parents don’t care or your peers hate you and torment you every day, you can build a relationship with God and HE will turn your life around.  If you are considering suicide to escape the torment, don’t do it.  Try Jesus.  Who have you got to lose?  Suicide is permanent and you don’t know what’s on the other side.  You could be jumping from the frying pan into the fire.  Don’t throw your life away during a season of torment.  It will pass eventually.  You will leave school, you all will grow up.  Turn to Jesus today and begin to build a friendship with Him.  He makes all things new.  He has supernatural favor, He can heal your soul.  He can change your perspective to where no matter what they say or do, they can’t hurt you.  He can make you as bold as a lion.

The beauty of Father God is that even if it is true that nobody in the world loves you or cares whether you live or die: He does!  You are a valuable person to Him.  He even has a book with your name on it filled with the good things He wants to pour into your life.  But you have to invite Him into your life first.  If you are reading this and feel the drawing of your heart to say “YES” to Jesus today.  Do it.  Click on the link below to meet Jesus and He will come into your heart and fill you with peace and love.  Will your troubles suddenly vanish?  No, but your life will begin to change and how you handle trouble will strengthen.  He is always victorious…you can be too when He is at the wheel of your life.

Don’t know Him?

Meet Jesus Here…

Blessings everyone…

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The Gift of Grace is Greater Than Sin

“When Adam sinned, the entire world was affected.  Sin entered human experience, and death was the result.  And so death followed this sin, casting its shadow over all humanity, because all have sinned.  Sin was in the world before Moses gave the written law, but it was not charged against them where no law existed.  Yet death reigned as king from Adam to Moses even though they hadn’t broken a command they way Adam had.  The first man, Adam, was a picture of the Messiah, who was to come.

Now, there is no comparison between Adam’s transgression and the gracious gift that we experience.  For the magnitude of the gift far outweighs the crime.  It’s true that many died because of one man’s transgression, but how much greater will God’s grace and His gracious gift of acceptance overflow to many because of what one Man, Jesus, the Messiah, did for us!

And this free-flowing gift imparts to us much more than what was given to us through the one who sinned.  For because of one transgression, we are all facing a death sentence with a verdict of “Guilty!”  But this gracious gift leaves us free from our many failures and brings us into the perfect righteousness of God–acquitted with the words, “Not guilty!”

Death once held us in its grip, and by the blunder of one man, death reigned as king over humanity.  But now, how much more are we held in the grip of grace and continue reigning as kings in life, enjoying our regal freedom through the gift of perfect righteousness in the one and only Jesus, the Messiah!” (Romans 5:12-17 Passion Translation)

The gift of the grace of God is the most precious gift we could ever receive because it literally frees us from sin’s prison!  Everything about God is power and love.  Grace is God’s dynamite that blows sin’s prison to smithereens.  We CAN walk in freedom from sin.  I’ve seen two kinds of views on the grace of God.

The first is “I’m just a dirty sinner saved by grace, so its inevitable that I’m going to sin.”  No!  Isn’t God’s grace powerful enough to give us freedom from sin’s grip to empower us to live righteously before Him?  He requires that of us.  “Be holy as I am Holy” the Bible says.  God wouldn’t be just if His grace and the Blood of Jesus isn’t powerful enough to KEEP us in righteousness.  We are not powerless to sin anymore.  Will we go the rest of our lives without sinning in word, thought or deed like Jesus?  Probably not, BUT the reality that we CAN is still there because the Bible says we can.   It all depends on how intimate your relationship to God is.  I’m telling you folks, the intimate relationship is the key to living free in Christ Jesus.

The second is “Jesus loves me and His grace covers this sin, so I can do it and say I’m sorry and grace covers it.”  This is a way that seems right, but the end thereof is death.  Why would you WANT to sin and put Jesus to an open shame like that?  Where’s the love for Him?  On the surface, it is true.  Jesus does love us and His grace does eradicate sin, BUT only if we REPENT.  Repentance is NOT saying “I’m sorry Lord” and then keep doing it over and over.  All this does is prove to the Lord that you don’t value His sacrifice.  You don’t value His presence in your life.

Jesus said “I have to come give you life and give it more abundantly!”  Jesus is completely victorious over ALL the power of Satan.  He defeated him when He rose from the grave.  Why should we settle for so much less?  We can live free in this life but it takes repentance and it takes selling out to follow Jesus all the way.  Becoming friends with Him.  The relationship is everything.  He did not just die to give you a ticket out of Hell.  He purchased access to the Father.  The intimate relationship with God is the Pearl of Great Price we should all be pursuing with ever-increasing intensity.

Are you in a place where you think you can’t help but sin?  Are you in a place where you have “said the prayer” and gotten your ticket to Heaven, so now you are free to live on your terms?  Both of these beliefs lead to defeat and destruction.  You must know Him to enter the Kingdom of God.  Jesus said it Himself.  “Many will say on that day, but Lord, didn’t I….” and He will say, “but I don’t know you!”  You must know Him personally and you cannot know a person by just saying a prayer and then never talking to Him again.  Sin separates us from the relationship.  It just does.

If you want to live free from sin you can.  It starts with repentance for sin.  From there the relationship begins with daily talks and worship.  From there the sky is the limit and before you know it, you are living a holy life before God.  When He fills your life, there is no room for sin.  You can start right where you are at this very moment and begin the greatest adventure of your life.

Do you know Him?

Meet Jesus Here…

To Repent:

To Repent and be Restored…

Blessings everyone…


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Update on new eBook Becoming Clean

Hi everyone ~ I am almost finished with the new book!  I’m so excited at what the Holy Spirit is doing with this book.  As I was finishing up, or what I THOUGHT I was finishing up, the Holy Spirit, exploded the Repentance Prayers section to include repentance prayers for the folks who are in the darkest places….I believe this book is going to be a great tool for not only people who are seeking to come out of these dark places, but also as a tool for soul winners.  It will be 6X9 size that easily fits with your Bible.

It is very exciting to see what God is doing in the world in 2018!  The air is electric with expectation and hope for the believer.  This is a year of fasting and prayer, of seeking His face and not His hand.  It is the year of the Harvest!  Don’t let it pass you by, everyone can do something to advance the Kingdom.  If you are house bound, you are primed and ready to be an intercessor or a writer or blogger.  If you are homeless and you meet Jesus, you are in a perfect place to share His love with other homeless people…you won’t be homeless for long though.  He will bless you!

I am now finishing up the loose ends on the book and hope to have it ready for publishing the first week in March.  I almost met my deadline…I’m getting better!  After my edits are finished, I will load it as an eBook out here on the blog for free.  There are so many people around the world who benefit from the eBook format.  If you want a printed book, I’ll post the link to Amazon and I will have some that I can mail to you as long as you are in the US.  Any proceeds from the books goes into running the ministry.  I am traveling again to Arkansas to minister to some folks up there.  We are believing God for a miracle!

Thank you all for your support and love.  Please keep me in your prayers if He lays me on your heart.

Blessings everyone…

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Announcement! New eBook coming February/March ~ Becoming Clean

Hi everyone,

I want to let you all know that I am almost finished with a new book called “Becoming Clean.”  It is about repentance.  The book has an in-depth teaching on the principles of repentance, some parables, repentance prayers for different situations, scripture list and Bible study and a soul-searching section that will help you reach the place of renewed intimacy with the Lord.  That is the purpose of repentance.  Restoration of fellowship lost!

I’m excited to be able to share this book with everyone here on the blog because I see people all over the world come to this blog looking for help in returning to the Lord through repentance.

I will be publishing this book as an eBook for free out here on the blog and I will also be publishing it via Amazon for folks who want a printed copy.  I can’t offer it free there though, but it will be as reasonable as I can make it.  I appreciate the support for those of you who do order one from Amazon as it helps the ministry operate!

Thank you all for your interest and support for the work God is doing out here.  Heaven will tell the tale of the impact we are having.  We are living in exciting times!  Stay close to Jesus!

Blessings everyone…


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From God A Plea…Seek the Lost for Me by Rev. Selma Webb

My great aunt Kay wrote a poem.  She’s almost ninety years old but as passionate for God as anyone much younger.  This poem declares the heart of God for the lost ones.  I pray it inspires you to prepare for His return and to go after the lost ones in your life.

The time is so near for Me to appear

In the clouds to catch My people away

Many have not heard My message of Love

And all are not ready and eager and waiting

To be caught up so quickly above

I love all, I have a great need

My children, help Me and comfort My heart,

Lost souls all around are waiting today

For someone the Gospel of love to impart


God loves the whole world, I Jesus died that all

Be free of evil, new creations filled with love,

Please go out into the streets and byways,

Tell lost ones Jesus comes soon from above


My hour is near, My message so clear

Please look for lost sheep today,

Listen as the Holy Spirit seeks to guide you and

Say yes, Lord, I will seek souls for You

My Savior, I will go, Your request to obey


Church, you are My body, My hands,

My mouth and My feet,

I need you NOW, this call you must meet!

Let not a day pass without a search be made for one who is

Lost without Jesus, The Lord

Make glad the heart of Almighty God

As another confesses Jesus too

And gets on board!


Go tell how Jesus’ blood was shed for them that day

All their sins were washed away

A mansion in heaven awaits

All who will enter the heavenly gates


My home is big, there’s plenty of room

My heart is happy when one can clearly see

The salvation of the whole world was God’s

Purpose and plan for all eternity


“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 (Jesus) into the world to condemn the world: but that the world

Through Him might be saved.” (John3:16&17)


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