The Road less traveled…

There’s a road less traveled
That only a few do find,
It’s narrow just like a needle’s eye
Riches can’t be used to gain admission
The currency accepted is a confession
That Jesus died but He rose again
With all power and authority in His hands
This confession is more than words you impart
These words are felt deep within the heart
They’re attached and tethered to one’s belief
That leads to a walk eternally
Along God’s path of righteousness
Where Jesus leads us by Himself…


“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..

“Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it…. Matthew 7:14

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God…. Matthew 19:24..

He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake…Psalm 23:3..

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Heart of the Matter..

It’s a very sad day in the life of the church, for a person to die in good standing with the local church, but be out of fellowship with the Lord…

A person can actually die, being an active member of a local church, being a tither, being a full time ministry participant, being a preacher, being a deacon, being an usher, being a missionary, and even being a Sunday school teacher, BUT STILL GO TO HELL!

That really shouldn’t be says the Lord, but “I see it Sunday after Sunday.” “I see people checking off the box called going to church, and I see them going through their religious rituals, traditions, and motions, while giving the outward appearance to man that they’re saved, but I know they’re not! I know they’re NOT because I truly do know their heart!”

As I heard the Lord speaking this word to me, it resonated with me because I used to be that guy. I joined the church at a very young age, but I didn’t really get saved or born again. I didn’t realize this util SIXTEEN years later. It didn’t register at the time and I didn’t see that there was a spiritual disconnect because I was doing church on a regular basis, I was singing in the choir, I was leading devotion service, I was ushering a little bit, I was going to Sunday school every Sunday, and I was doing everything else that church members do, BUT I WASN’T BORN AGAIN!

Look at this PICTURE!!

Had I died within that SIXTEEN year window of time in my life, there would have been a funeral, there would have been some Heavenly words spoken on my behalf by the Eulogist because I wasn’t a hardened criminal or known murderer, my body would have been committed, (ashes to ashes and dust to dust), and people would have been left with the presumption that I went on to live with Jesus, ALL BECAUSE OF CHURCH MEMBERSHIP!

But Jesus and I know, beyond any shadow of doubt, that would NOT have been an accurate picture!

Why NOT? Because the heart is what really matters…

But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. 11 For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him. 13 For “whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”..Romans 10:8-13..

Beloved, we’ve got the confession part down pat, but what we miss is the fact that the heart is what really speaks to the Lord. Sure we can check off the boxes of church membership and religion before man, but the Lord looks to see what our heart is saying!

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again…John 3:1-7..

With all of that being said: Question: “Where do you really stand with the Lord? NOT with your local church, but where do you really stand with the Lord?

Read your Bible…..

The Bible is replete with truth and clues
to help us not repeat nor bruise
our heels on satan’s head,
that’s the purpose of the nails
that left a print in Jesus’s hands,
to keep us from doubting
that He died and rose again

“Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe…John 10:27..

The Bible is replete with truths and clues
to help us not repeat nor break the rules
cause this is NOT a game,
so why do you keep playing
with God like He’s a hoax,
in the end you’ll see He’s NOT a joke,
but then it’ll be too late,
to get your Bible and do some praying,
your time will be far spent
cause you failed to repent

game over you lost
now see what it cost
to play satan’s game..

STOP PLAYING!

“Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, 20 and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before, 21 whom heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all His holy prophets since the world began…Acts 3:19-21

It’s NOT over…

Someone reading this message may be feeling like they can’t go on! Someone may be feeling as if they have no other option. Someone reading this message may feel as if they’ve reached the end off their rope! The Lord sent this message to encourage you to not listen to that voice that you’re hearing. That voice that’s saying end it! That voice that’s saying you have nothing to live for nor look forward to! That voice that says no one loves or cares about you!That’s the voice of the enemy!

You are loved, and the Lord saw fit to use a platform called WordPress to get a message to you RIGHT NOW! He sees what you’re contemplating! Don’t DO IT! Help is here and the Lord loves you! Cry out to Him RIGHT NOW, simply saying, LORD SAVE ME!

“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly….John 10:10..

God is the Word, therefore the Word works…

The Word of God will pierce your heart, deliver your soul and heal your body!

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…John 1:!..

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart..Hebrews 4:12…