Paul tells us in Philippians 4:8, “And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.” {Footnotes: What we put in our mind determines what comes out in our words and actions. Paul tells us to program our minds with thoughts that are true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and worthy of praise. Do you have problems with impure thoughts and daydreams? Examine what you are putting into your mind through television, Internet, books, conversations, movies and magazines. Replace harmful input with wholesome material. Above all, read God’s Word and pray. Ask God to help you focus your mind on what is good and pure. It takes practice but it can be done.}


I have asked myself, what are we doing? Why are we not standing boldly against the forces of evil? Why are we in a lazy, fearful state of mind? We fill our minds with media from many sources. We may read, watch TV, listen to the radio, etc. We must be mindful on what we are exposing ourselves to. We may walk away from a movie, book, and Internet pages with all kinds of immoral thoughts. We may be full of pride, we may be fearful, we may be full of lustful thoughts, we may be angry, and we may idolize what we see or hear. Our eyes and ears are the window to our souls. We may think it is innocent and fun but we are putting our self in immoral thought battle and a daydream coma. Satan is using this as a tool of confusion and distraction away from God and the work He has for us. Now I’m not saying we can’t use this in our favor by filling our Internets, books, magazines and TV with media worthy of praise. We must repent. Be bold! Be disciplined! Be wise! Be filled with God’s Spirit and allow Him to lead us. Let’s ask ourselves; is our media making our Spirit Sick or is it healing us? Why do we worry about tomorrow, when God is in control, cause I can tell you that can’t control anything. God is our power, our salvation, and our reason for breathing. If we think we have control on our own we are lying to ourselves. We must repent from our evil ways. We must repent before it’s too late. Get rid of our pride, our worry, our anger, our lust, our lack of focus, our indiscipline, etc. Get rid of it if it is not of God and repent! The Lord is drawing near.  I say we must repent and get on our faces and cry out to God for forgiveness. We don’t have much time. We must turn our confusion into God’s glory. He will bring peace. We fool ourselves by thinking that God wouldn’t hurt us or punish us because He is a loving God. He is a loving God with so much love that it is just amazing, but He is a God of truth and a God of wrath and punishment. Yes, He allows us to choose our destiny but we have to face the consequences of His anger if we disobey His law. Repent before it’s too late.
Matthew 3:2 “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.”
Matthew 4:17 “From then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.”
Acts 2:38 “Each one of you must repent of your sins, turn to God………
Acts 17:30 “God overlooked people’s ignorance about these things in earlier times, but now he COMMANDS everyone everywhere to repent of their sins and turn to Him.”
2Peter 2:4 “For God did not spare even the angels who sinned. HE THREW THEM INTO HELL, in gloomy pits of darkness, where they are being held until the Day of Judgment. 5 And God did not spare the ancient world-except for Noah and the seven others in his family. Noah warned the world of God’s righteous judgment. So God protected Noah when He destroyed the world of the ungodly people with a vast flood. 6 Later, God condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah and turned them into heaps of ashes. He made them an example of what will happen to ungodly people. 7But God also rescued Lot out of Sodom because he was a righteous man who was sick of the shameful immorality of the wicked people around him. 8Yes, Lot was a righteous man who was tormented in his soul by the wickedness he saw and heard day after day. 9 So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from the trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment. 10 he is especially hard on those who follow their own twisted sexual desire, and who despise authority.”
2 Peter 3:9 “The Lord isn’t really being slow about His promise, as some people think. No, He is being patient for your sake. He does not want anyone to be destroyed, but wants everyone to repent.”
Rev. 2:5 “Look how far you have fallen! Turn back to me and do the works you did at first. If you don’t repent, I will come and remove your lampstand from it’s place among the churches.”
We must repent before it’s too late; the Kingdom of Heaven is near. Eternity is only a breath away.

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