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God's Amazing Grace
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Our crowning achievement is to bend our evil inclinations, to love The LORD our ELOHIYM, to walk in HIS ways, and cleave to HIM.  To cleave to HIM means to have faith. To walk in HIS ways means to be close to our HEAVENLY FATHER. To be close to HIM means to be similar to HIM. Therefore our crowning achievement is to be like HIM:
      HE Acts                                              Crowning Achievement
…with Loving Kindness                          …we act with loving kindness
…with mercy                                                               …we act mercifully
…in charity                                                                 …we act charitable
…and He is TRUTH                                            …we are truthful 


"Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy To the church of the Thessalonians in GOD the FATHER and the LORD JESUS CHRIST: Grace to you and peace from GOD our FATHER and the LORD JESUS CHRIST." [2 Thessalonians 1. 1] 


These are the very first of Paul’s divinely inspired words and in this first of his inspired greetings, he set a pattern which he would continue to follow in all his other epistles,  Paul always begins with an implicit prayer that both grace and peace, sent from the GOD THE FATHER, and HIS SON, the LORD Y’SHUA, the ANOINTED ONE, would be received and experienced by all who he was writing to, and those who read and believed. Furthermore, grace always precedes peace in these salutations, because one must receive the grace of GOD before he can experience the peace of GOD. 


Paul’s strong emphasis on grace — preceding anything else he might write to the church or its pastor — he confirmed the great importance of GOD’S loving grace. Grace is the first essential in salvation and is the continuing vital essential in CHRIST-like living. The Thessalonians had already been saved by grace through faith, but now the grace of GOD their FATHER and Y’SHUA ha’MASHIACH their LORD must also be lived out in their personal behavior, especially in their dealings with others, to whom GOD would also manifest HIS grace through them. 


In closing, Paul also ended every one of his epistles with a prayer that the grace of CHRIST the LORD would continue to be with all who would read them. Finally, the last of his inspired words, written while he was in prison, to his young disciple, Timothy, were "The LORD JESUS CHRIST be with your spirit. Grace be with you. Amen." [2 Timothy 4. 22] 


Every life in MESSIAH must begin, continue, and end in the sustaining grace of the BELOVED SAVIOR. The dispensation of grace is real stewardship, a responsibility committed to every one who believes. Indeed, the very last revealed words of the ALMIGHTY ONE HIMSELF WHO’S coming will be quickly are: "The grace of our LORD JESUS CHRIST be with you all. Amen." [Revelation 22. 21]   Thanks be to our LOVING MASTER for HIS amazing love. 


Sha’alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of Jerusalem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
Whoever walks upright, works righteousness and speaks the truth will abide in the LORD'S Tabernacle and dwell in HIS holy hill.  Watch and pray that you may be found worthy.  Be encouraged and stand strong, the LORD MESSIAH Y’SHUA our KING is coming soon!
"Kumi Ori — Arise & Shine!"  Stay alert for such a time as this, keep watching and praying. Blessings to all who love Zion!  


Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness. 



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