4-14-16- The Holy Spirit “Roto-Rooter”: Preparing the Bride of Christ

Revelation 19:6-9

“Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude
and like the sound of many waters
and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying, “Hallelujah!
For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns.
“Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him,
for the marriage of the Lamb has come

AND HIS BRIDE HAS MADE HERSELF READY.”

Bride

It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen, bright and clean;
for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.”
Then he said to me, “Write,
‘Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.'”
And he said to me, “These are true words of God.”

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GREETINGS and blessings to all. I have been undergoing what I call “The Holy Spirit Roto-Rooter” (yes, a big ole OUCH!!! works quite well about now).

Yikes

A yielding to the Holy Spirit’s revealing of ANYTHING that is unpleasing to the Heavenly Father. . .  A “digging deep” with LOTS of grief, pain and tears . . .

Tears

. . . to be in an ongoing cleansing, healing and restoration process to undergo the removal of ALL that grimy sin nature that requires YIELDING TO . . . AND OBEYING the Holy Spirit.

Mud bride

AND to be willing to say “YES LORD” to ALL that HEAVENLY FATHER commands . . . THEN FOLLOW THROUGH WITH THOSE COMMANDS!!!.

Bride

I know, hearing “Holy Spirit Roto-Rooter” does NOT paint a very pleasant picture, now does it? (Yes, another OUCH!!!)

Roto rooter

BUT, if we truly want to be ready for what is NOW unfolding globally: the DARKEST HOUR this planet has EVER seen. . . . AND the return of the LORD Jesus, Yahshua our Messiah . . . We MUST have our old nature cleaned out . . Down to the very depths of our soul. It’s absolutely, positively PAINFUL!!!

Grief

Old junk that you don’t even know is there comes up . . . . Old stuff you forgot you ever did or were a part of doing, comes up . . . Any ole “spot” and “blemish” (AKA, SIN) comes up in the light of the truth of the Holy Spirit . . . . OUCH and yes, many deep, deep tears of repentance and forgiveness. BUT WE MUST HUMBLY SUBMIT TO THE HOLY SPIRIT’S CONVICTION . . . AS HE SHINES THE LIGHT OF TRUTH DOWN INTO THE DEPTH OF OUR SOUL.

Prayer Bowing

 

We may claim to love Jesus, to be serving and following Jesus, but are we willing to do ALL that He commands us to do?

John 14:23 

Jesus answered and said to him,
“If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word;
and My Father will love him,
and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.”

Jesus

 

DO WE REALLY LOVE THE LORD MORE THAN ANYTHING OR ANYBODY ELSE (and yes, that includes “self”)?

Only the Holy Spirit knows for sure, because certainly none of us know what’s in our heart. This is why we MUST, MUST, MUST submit our ENTIRE being (mind, body, soul, spirit) to the LORD, for HIS review (better here and now, than to wait for the “review” at the Great Throne Room Judgement).

Jeremiah 17:9-10 –

“The heart is more deceitful than all else and is desperately sick;
Who can understand it?
“I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind,
even to give to each man according to his ways,
according to the results of his deeds.”

Deception heart

BOTTOM LINE:

SUBMIT TO & OBEY THE LEADING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF THE BRIDE OF CHRIST!!!!

Bride

DO YOU LOVE THE LORD MORE THAN ANYBODY OR ANYTHING ELSE, EVEN YOUR VERY LIFE? THERE WILL BE “FINALS WEEK” TESTING FOR EVERYBODY!!!

Matthew 22:1-14
Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying, “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son. And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.

Again he sent out other slaves saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, “Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast.”’ But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business, and the rest seized his slaves and mistreated them and killed them.

But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire. Then he said to his slaves, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. Go therefore to the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.’

Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered together all they found, both evil and good; and the wedding hall was filled with dinner guests. “But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes, and he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?’ And the man was speechless. Then the king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

FOR MANY ARE CALLED, BUT FEW ARE CHOSEN.”

Depart

 

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LINDA’S UPDATE:

I must “practice what I preach” or I would be the poster child of a hypocrite, SOOOO, what has been happening since I lasted posted, while undergoing the Holy Spirit roto-rooter? I’ll “bottom line it”:

I was sent back to the United States to be here when the proverbial “poo hits the fan” to help bring in “the final harvest of souls” during the darkest days.

Dave is still up in Canada, where he has his assignment(s) from the Holy Spirit, including his own individualized Holy Spirit “roto-rooter” (OUCH) opportunity.

The reality: we BOTH understand that we will likely NOT see each other in the same location, prior to the return of the LORD Jesus, Yahshua our Messiah. The Scriptures CLEARLY TELL US:

Luke 9:23-24 –

And He was saying to them all,
“If anyone wishes to come after Me,
he must deny himself,
and take up his cross daily and follow Me.
For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it,
but whoever loses his life for My sake,
he is the one who will save it.”

Follow jesus

AGAIN I ASK YOU:

DO YOU LOVE THE LORD JESUS, YAHSHUA OUR MESSIAH MORE THAN ANYTHING OR ANYBODY ELSE, INCLUDING YOUR VERY LIFE? A “FINALS WEEK” TESTING IS COMING . . . AND FOR SOME OF US . . . WE’RE ALREADY IN IT (yes, another “OUCH” works very well right here).

THIS IS WHERE I STAND:

Jesus

 

Jesus

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