A daily Christian thought from:
ACP, The Church for the American Christian who is a Patriot
Pro-Christ, Pro-Life, Pro-Constitution.
34 Duck Pond Road
Harrison, Maine, USA
Pastor Rev. Robert Celeste ACP/MCAC
Mr. Steve Burzlaff, Elizebeth, Kentucky
Special Guest Pastor Rev. Jim Marstaller, Pastor of The CornerStone Gospel Church in Naples, Maine
Think about that for a moment, you are the temple of the Living God. What you eat, you are putting into the very temple of God. But, it is not just the Temple of God you are putting that stuff you eat into, it is God Himself.
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? Not only is your body the Temple of the Living God, it is host and housing for God the Holy Ghost. Now before you take that next bite of whatever it is you are planning for your next snack or meal, are you really sure you want to feed that stuff to God?
A long, long time ago in a little village in Israel, around 1000 BC, David sat down at his IBM compatible and wrote these words:
1 Give unto the LORD, O ye mighty, give unto the LORD glory and strength. 2 Give unto the LORD the glory due unto His name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. Think David would have stuffed spaghettios into the temple of God and down His throat?
3 The voice of the LORD is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters. 4 The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty. 5 The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon. 6 He maketh them also to skip like a calf; Lebanon and Sirion like a young unicorn. 7 The voice of the LORD divideth the flames of fire. 8 The voice of the LORD shaketh the wilderness; the LORD shaketh the wilderness of Kadesh. 9 The voice of the LORD maketh the hinds to calve, and discovereth the forests: That, my dear brothers and sisters, casual visitors and ones seeking the knowledge of salvation, is no wimpy voice. For those who are unsaved, the voice of the Lord may not be too terrorizing, but for those who are Saved, that voice is inside of you and you had best both heed it and feed it properly.
Let's stay here for a minute and think about God. There are two things we know for sure about the personality of God. One, He is long suffering. Two, He has wrath. Pending wrath, wrath He is going to turn loose on this planet and every last man, woman and child left standing after he calls His bride (those of us who are truly saved)home. Think of the long suffering of God as a dam. Think of the wrath of God as a vast body of churning, boiling, wind whipped water beating against that dam of long suffering. One of these days that dam is gong to break and I pity those who are left behind to see it.
and in His temple doth every one speak of His glory. 10 The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever.
11 The LORD will give strength unto His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace. (Psalm 29:1-11 ACP/KJV)
Now let's look at the end of Psalm 29, "and in His temple doth every one speak of His glory. The LORD sitteth upon the flood; yea, the LORD sitteth King for ever. The LORD will give strength unto His people; the LORD will bless His people with peace."
Ok, back to what you put into your body. For those of us who are truly saved, we are the temple of God and we do speak to Him and through Him each and every time we are on our knees praying. And there is no doubt that God sits atop the flood, He sits atop everything and He is without a doubt the King of kings, Lord of lords, Master, Creator and Owner of all things. And you are His host here on earth, it is within you He dwells. And you feed Him canned spaghettios? White bread, refined sugar, white water called milk, honey that looks more like diesel fuel than honey?
The Lord gives you strength and you feed Him digested donuts and coffee? Beer and eggs from chickens that never see the light of day? Chickens that eat stuff not fit to be mentioned in church or on this site?
Let us say for a moment that Jesus were to knock on your front door right this minute. And He says to you, "Hi, just thought I'd drop in and see what you have in your reading library, on your favorites list on your computer and what the last dozen things you watched on TV were. By the way, while I'm poking around, how about making me a snack?" You say, "Ah, sure Lord, what would You like?" That is if you can speak at all, for my guess would be that many of you have things in your house that you read that you would not want Jesus to know about. Things you have watched on TV that you would prefer He not see, things on your computer that will cause Him to look at you with a tear in His eye.
But anyhow Jesus says to you, "Oh, nothing much, how about some peanut butter and jelly on Ezekiel bread and a small bowl of pulse." Now what do you say to Him? "Uh Lord, how about some spaghettios?"
Well, you don't have to wait for the Lord to knock on your door, He already has and if you are truly Saved, you have already invited Him to come and dwell within you. What you eat, He eats. Are you starting to see why He is long suffering?
If you won't eat healthy for your own sake, how about for the Lord's sake. Remember if He gets indigestion while dwelling within you, that indigestion could just cause the wrath to overtake the dam of long suffering and think of all your unsaved friends and kin who are going to pay the price for your choice of feeding the Lord lousy unhealthy food.
And if the foods you eat aren't bad enough, then you stick the Lord with a needle and shove vaccines into Him? You go to a guy dressed in white with a funny little listening device hung around his neck, a guy with a big smile and a bigger bankroll who gives you pills that shouldn't be eaten by a dog. And if you haven't noticed won't be eaten by a dog. Ever notice how you have to shove pills down your dog's throat? Can't even get him to eat that stuff wrapped in a hot dog. Your dog will eat garbage with maggots in it and he won't eat margarine, canola oil, and over the counter and prescription drugs, and yet you will and worse yet, you feed that swill to God?
Start by eating organic, no, even before that, go through your kitchen take out and throw out everything that has corn syrup in it. Toss it into the garbage, actually it should go into the hazardous waste dump. Toss it and anything that has canola oil in it.
Next start spending some time on the web searching out facts about foods and supplements, vitamin pills and the water you drink. If you'll spend less time watching the pathological Christ hating liars on televison, a bit less time reading the filth between the covers of most magazines, and avoid any and all web sites that even suggest that they might be pro-homosexual, pro-abortion and/or pro-pornography, you would have plenty of time to do a little research to give the Lord a better more healthy meal. You might even learn how to make Daniel's pulse and Ezekiel's bread.
Do I know how hard it is to do what I'm suggesting? Well, we had just finished our biweekly food shopping when Brad Boos said to me; "Pastor you and Cecily really want to lose weight and feel better?" We said; "Yes." Brad said; "Well start by not eating anything that has corn syrup in it. Corn syrup makes you want to eat more after you are full." We ended up throwing out half the stuff on our shelves. That was about 90 days ago. Since that time we have gone organic, we have gotten rid of all the junk they call vitamins, we have dumped all of the prescription and over the counter drugs and so called medications in our house.
Both Cec and I haven't felt this good in over ten years and we have both lost lots of weight, she over 20 pounds and me over 25. And you know what, it is not just us, the Lord God of Creation that dwells within us feels better too.
Do you know what fluoride is? Do you know if fluoride has ever been tested and proven to be both safe and effective? If you don't know the answers to those two questions, then why are you drinking it? Why are you brushing your teeth with it? Why are you allowing your kids, in public schools and some Christian schools, to be given an extra dose of it, to swish a little drink of it that they are not suppose to drink?
Last year doctors killed over one hundred million babes trapped in the womb worldwide, they murdered another hundred thousand or so with so called mercy killings, and you trust them to jab needles into you, to shove pills down your throats, to cut you open?
Guys if you won't take an interest in what you put into your bodies and you kids' bodies, will you at least take an interest in not trying to poison the Lord while you are hosting Him in your body?
Oh Lord, forgive us for our laziness, forgive us for treating you more like a garbage dump than the lord God of Creation, forgive us and help us treat you more like God than a place to dump white refined bread and sugar. Amen.
Special long term daily Prayer Request
They are dong exactly what Jesus instructs all Born Again Washed in the Blood of the Lamb Christians to do, they are complying with:
Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Please keep the three of them in your prayers and remember to pray for Don and Theresa too, imagine having three of your babies out in the world.
Thanks and the Lord bless you all ten fold,
All Scripture quoted, in both sermons and daily thoughts, except when done by a guest, is from the ACP/authorized 1611 King James Version. The words in red are those quotes of God the Son, the Lord Jesus and the words in purple are those qoutes spoken directly by God the Father and the words in this sickly greenish color are of satan. But all of the Bible is spoken by God and should be viewed as God's handbook for us to run our lives by 2 Timothy 3:16.
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The Lord be with and bless you all and please keep me, Jim, Steve, Channing and Cecily in your prayers. They are the working backbone of Christianpatriot.com. Amen.
Never ever forget this: There aint no purgatory!
Lord Jesus, please give women a love for their babies, from the moment of conception on, let them love them I pray Thee. Amen.
The Lord bless you all and may He heal Mel's eyes and Myra's ears. May You be with Colby as he is now out of boot camp and into Fleet Marine Corps, A Christian babe amongst many a wolf.
And Lord I ask You to bless those who bless me and mine tenfold for the blessing they are to me.
Pray for Jim, he is in Iraq disarming roadside bombs as an S-6 in the US Army.
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The difference between a true preacher and a false preacher comes down to this. The true preacher uses God's word to convict of sin, the false preacher twist God's word to justify sin. The Lord our God, Christ Jesus be with you always, amen.
The Lord our God, Christ Jesus, be with you all and please keep your pastor and me in your prayers. Amen. My prayer daily is "Lord please bless those tenfold who bless me."
Pray for the President, pray for Attorney General, pray for me, pray for all those who open their mouths or take pen in hand in an effort to sway public opinion.
The Lord God of the Universe, Messiah Y'shua be with you all, amen.
It is better to be a horse fly in the stables of the Lord Jesus than the CEO of hell.
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