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Scripture of the Week by JoBeth Kested

Scripture for the week of October 22, 2023
By JoBeth Kested

“You are My witnesses,” says the Lord, “and My servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe Me, and understand that I am He. Before Me there was no God formed, nor shall there be after Me. Isaiah 43:10 NKJV

Have you ever considered that there is a big difference between “believing in God” verses “believing God?” Believing in God allows us to believe what we want to believe about God as we attempt to fit Him into the box of our own preferences and understanding. Believing God means we have chosen to acknowledge the absolute sovereignty of the Bible, believing God is Who He says He is and also believing that He will do what He says He will do. God declares in this verse that He has chosen us even before we choose Him! He invites us to “know” Him in an intimate personal relationship that opens the eyes of our understanding with the ability to BELIEVE that He is the one and only true GOD that always was, always is and always will be! Lord, I believe, help me where I still have unbelief. Let your light so shine through me that others also see and believe. Praise the Lord!

Choose Victory by Beth Auman

We have two choices in this life. We can choose to

5 Trust in Adonai with all your heart;
do not rely on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him;
then he will level your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 CJB

Or

We choose to trust in and walk with the false, forever loser the devil, the thief.

10 The thief comes only in order to steal, kill and destroy; I have come so that they may have life, life in its fullest measure. John 10:10 CJB

Personally, I choose YHWH! Yeshua is Adonai (LORD).

I stand with and pray for the Shalom of Jerusalem and believe His Word!

Psalm 76 CJB

76 (0) For the leader. With string music. A psalm of Asaf. A song:

2 (1) In Y’hudah God is known; his name is great in Isra’el.
3 (2) His tent is in Shalem, his place is in Tziyon.
4 (3) There he broke the flashing arrows, the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. (Selah)

5 (4) You are glorious, majestic, more so than mountains of prey.
6 (5) The bravest have been stripped of their spoil and now are sleeping their final sleep; not one of these courageous men finds strength to raise his hands.
7 (6) At your rebuke, God of Ya‘akov, riders and horses lie stunned.

8 (7) You are fearsome! When once you are angry, who can stand in your presence?
9 (8) You pronounce sentence from heaven; the earth grows silent with fear
10 (9) when God arises to judge, to save all the humble of the earth. (Selah)

11 (10) Human wrath serves only to praise you;
what remains of this wrath you wear as an ornament.
12 (11) Make vows to Adonai your God, and keep them; all who are around him must bring presents to the one who should be feared.
13 (12) He curbs the spirit of princes; he is fearsome to the kings of the earth.

Today settle this within your own self. Yeshua (Jesus) IS Adonai (Lord) of my life! I renounce satan! I ask forgiveness for my sins and repent for my wrong doing!

I enter into a right relationship with YHWH’s Word! Declaring Psalm 76 in Yeshua’s Name! 2 (1) In Y’hudah God is known; his name is great in Isra’el.
3 (2) His tent is in Shalem, his place is in Tziyon.
4 (3) There he broke the flashing arrows, the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war. (Selah)

Psalms 24 CJB

1 By David. A psalm: The earth is ADONAI’s, with all that is in it, the world and those who live there;

2 for he set its foundations on the seas and established it on the rivers.

3 Who may go up to the mountain of ADONAI? Who can stand in his holy place?

4 Those with clean hands and pure hearts, who don’t make vanities the purpose of their lives or swear oaths just to deceive.

5 They will receive a blessing from ADONAI and justice from God, who saves them.

6 Such is the character of those who seek him, of Ya’akov, who seeks your face. (Selah)

7 Lift up your heads, you gates! Lift them up, everlasting doors, so that the glorious king can enter!

8 Who is he, this glorious king? ADONAI, strong and mighty, ADONAI, mighty in battle.

9 Lift up your heads, you gates! Lift them up, everlasting doors, so that the glorious king can enter!

10 Who is he, this glorious king? ADONAI-Tzva’ot he is the glorious king. (Selah)

Amen!

Love Beyond Measure – Blessings and Shalom, Beth Auman

Victory Is in Yeshua (Jesus)

Hear The Word of Adonai

Do not be afraid dear one. Hear Adonai’s Word today and gain His understanding.

In Proverbs 3 Abba lays out Wisdom and Understanding for us. Wisdom and Understanding are vital for us. We must not fear. We must trust.

Read this as many times as it takes to get inside you today. Read it out loud. Remember that: So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17 17

Proverbs 3 CJB

3 My son, don’t forget my teaching, keep my commands in your heart;
2 for they will add to you many days, years of life and peace.

3 Do not let grace and truth leave you — bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.
4 Then you will win favor and esteem in the sight of God and of people.

5 Trust in Adonaiwith all your heart; do not rely on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him; then he will level your paths.

7 Don’t be conceited about your own wisdom; but fear Adonai, and turn from evil.
8 This will bring health to your body and give strength to your bones.

9 Honor Adonaiwith your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your income.
10 Then your granaries will be filled and your vats overflow with new wine.

11 My son, don’t despise Adonai’s discipline or resent his reproof;
12 for Adonaicorrects those he loves like a father who delights in his son.

13 Happy the person who finds wisdom, the person who acquires understanding;
14 for her profit exceeds that of silver, gaining her is better than gold,
15 she is more precious than pearls nothing you want can compare with her.
16 Long life is in her right hand, riches and honor in her left.
17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.
18 She is a tree of life to those who grasp her; whoever holds fast to her will be made happy.

19 Adonai by wisdom founded the earth, by understanding he established the heavens,
20 by his knowledge the deep [springs] burst open and the dew condenses from the sky.
21 My son, don’t let these slip from your sight; preserve common sense and discretion;
22 they will be life for your being and grace for your neck.
23 Then you will walk your way securely, without hurting your foot.
24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

25 Don’t be afraid of sudden terror or destruction caused by the wicked, when it comes;
26 for you can rely on Adonai; he will keep your foot from being caught in a trap.

27 Don’t withhold good from someone entitled to it when you have in hand the power to do it.
28 Don’t tell your neighbor, “Go away! Come another time; I’ll give it to you tomorrow,” when you have it now.
29 Don’t plan harm against your neighbor who lives beside you trustingly.
30 Don’t quarrel with someone for no reason, if he has done you no harm.
31 Don’t envy a man of violence, don’t choose any of his ways;
32 for the perverse is an abomination to Adonai, but he shares his secret counsel with the upright.
33 Adonai’s curse is in the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
34 The scornful he scorns, but gives grace to the humble.
35 The wise win honor, but fools win shame.


Hebrews 4:12 CJB 12 See, the Word of God is alive! It is at work and is sharper than any double-edged sword – it cuts right through to where soul meets spirit and joints meet marrow, and it is quick to judge the inner reflections and attitudes of the heart.

Speaking Abba’s greatest Blessings and Shalom over each of you in Yeshua (Jesus) Name

Love you all beyond measure – Beth Auman