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LIVING IN ARIEL!

 A Paraphrase of :  ISAIAH 29: 1-8  Woe to David’s City

29 Woe to you, Ariel, Ariel,
    the city where David settled!
Add year to year
    and let your cycle of festivals go on.
Yet I will besiege Ariel;
    she will mourn and lament,
    she will be to me like an altar hearth.
I will encamp against you on all sides;
    I will encircle you with towers
    and set up my siege works against you.
Brought low, you will speak from the ground;
    your speech will mumble out of the dust.
Your voice will come ghostlike from the earth;
    out of the dust your speech will whisper.

But your many enemies will become like fine dust,
    the ruthless hordes like blown chaff.
Suddenly, in an instant,
    the Lord Almighty will come
with thunder and earthquake and great noise,
    with windstorm and tempest and flames of a devouring fire.
Then the hordes of all the nations that fight against Ariel,
    that attack her and her fortress and besiege her,
will be as it is with a dream,
    with a vision in the night—
as when a hungry person dreams of eating,
    but awakens hungry still;
as when a thirsty person dreams of drinking,
    but awakens faint and thirsty still.
So will it be with the hordes of all the nations
    that fight against Mount Zion.

Given Name ARIEL
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֲרִיאֵל (Hebrew), Αριηλ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AR-ee-əl (English), ER-ee-əl (English), AY-ree-əl (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means “lion of God” in Hebrew. In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem.

LIVING IN ARIEL/AMERICA…. can be quite a challenge, and to tell you the truth it is a challenge.

Living in Ariel is no joke. Once the model country, everybody looked up to you, everybody except the ones that knew the truth. But you looked down on everybody and every country that you deemed below you. You took the power in your hands that God gave you to do as you saw fit. But Ariel, the time came and will come again that you shall be brought low. You shall no longer be an influence to others. You will become a joke and powerless. But your evil shall cause u destruction in your own lands. You will turn on each other and laugh about it, you will kill and harm each other and laugh about it. Ariel you will become MY enemy AND Your burdens  will become heavy and you shall have much sorrow. And the Lord God is the only one that can bring you relief. I will have your enemies waiting in the balance to destroy you. AND I WILL LAY SEIGE AGAINST YOU. Your enemies shall rise against you AND THERE WILL BE MANY.  You will be able to do nothing about it. You will be brought low  and you will speak and no one will pay you any attention. The powerful voice that you once had will be un noticed now, it will be like a whisper no one hears anymore. ALL the strangers and the multitudes of the evil  will pass away quickly. BUT THE LORD will come to you in thunder, earthquakes, great noise, storms and temptations  with the flames of the devouring fires. All the nations will fight against you Ariel. But the fight they fight against you with all its ammunitions  which will distress you,  to you will be like a vision. Like when a hungry man dreams he is eating food, and in his dream he eats and gets full; but when he wakes up he is still hungry. Your soul is empty, nothing will fill it, except the Truth of God. Our  souls are empty. Look at the thirsty man when he dreams  in his dream he is drinking, but when he wakes up he is still faint and thirsty. His soul is hungry and wants a drink, so shall all the nations be also. THERE is nothing in the soul. But if you keep fighting against God you shall be destroyed and die with a hungry soul, a thirsty soul. But if you turn away from evil you shall have my Hand upon you again, and my protection.

 THE BLINDNESS OF DISOBEDIENCE

Be stunned and amazed,
    blind yourselves and be sightless;
be drunk, but not from wine,
    stagger, but not from beer.
10 The Lord has brought over you a deep sleep:
    He has sealed your eyes (the prophets);
    he has covered your heads (the seers).

11 For you this whole vision is nothing but words sealed in a scroll. And if you give the scroll to someone who can read, and say, “Read this, please,” they will answer, “I can’t; it is sealed.” 12 Or if you give the scroll to someone who cannot read, and say, “Read this, please,” they will answer, “I don’t know how to read.”

13 The Lord says:

“These people come near to me with their mouth
    and honor me with their lips,
    but their hearts are far from me.
Their worship of me
    is based on merely human rules they have been taught.[b]
14 Therefore once more I will astound these people
    with wonder upon wonder;
the wisdom of the wise will perish,
    the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish.”
15 Woe to those who go to great depths
    to hide their plans from the Lord,
who do their work in darkness and think,
    “Who sees us? Who will know?”
16 You turn things upside down,
    as if the potter were thought to be like the clay!
Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it,
    “You did not make me”?
Can the pot say to the potter,
    “You know nothing”?

Yes we come to you in pretend worship with our mouths, we pretend to honor you with our lips,  but our hearts are not in it. You have no fear for obeying the Lord anymore, because the commandments that you are taught now, today are written by men and not ME. But I will come to your rescue and deliver to you a marvelous wonder, because  the wise men are not wise but have become foolish. Nobody will understand, because I shall hide the truth. Yes you try to hide  your guidance from he Lord, because your works are done in the dark. You think nobody sees you, But I DO! You think nobody knows what you are doing in the dark, But I Do! BUT YOU HAVE GOTTEN THINGS TURNED AROUND, FROM THE INSIDE OUT. So I ask you, is the (God) potter the clay (humans)? Will the clay say to the potter, you did not make me. Or will the shape (humans) formed by the potter (God) say to the potter who formed me? Will you tell God He did not create you? Will you tell Him You did not make me? Will you tell God He has no understanding, and you don’t know us?

17 In a very short time, will not Lebanon be turned into a fertile field
    and the fertile field seem like a forest?
18 In that day the deaf will hear the words of the scroll,
    and out of gloom and darkness
    the eyes of the blind will see.
19 Once more the humble will rejoice in the Lord;
    the needy will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
20 The ruthless will vanish,
    the mockers will disappear,
    and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down—
21 those who with a word make someone out to be guilty,
    who ensnare the defender in court
    and with false testimony deprive the innocent of justice.

22 Therefore this is what the Lord, who redeemed Abraham, says to the descendants of Jacob:

“No longer will Jacob be ashamed;
    no longer will their faces grow pale.
23 When they see among them their children,
    the work of my hands,
they will keep my name holy;
    they will acknowledge the holiness of the Holy One of Jacob,
    and will stand in awe of the God of Israel.
24 Those who are wayward in spirit will gain understanding;
    those who complain will accept instruction.”

 You will be whipped enough until you will cry out to God. This can also apply to a people as well as to a Nation. When you become tired of someone’s wrath being aimed at you, eventually you will get tired and figure it out. If you do not figure it out, then you have no relations with the Bible. My chosen people should know better than to let the devil entice you to stoop so low. But because you want to be like the children of satan, then you shall suffer the same fate. Wake up my children, for you know from whence you have come. No one has been to the pit or tasted it like you, you did not send yourself to the pit, but others did. You felt hell, you lived in hell on earth, but I your God did deliver you. Others have suffered and you more.  Some has suffered like you, you know what is there, but yet you still lust after the world. You cannot live like the world and please me. You need to decide very soon who you will serve, me or satan. You cannot serve us both, but most of you think that you can. You are suppose to keep my name Holy, yet you do not. You are suppose to live Holy, but you do not. I have blessed you over and over, and when I say blessed you IT IS NOT MONEY ALL THE TIME. It is your joy, your health, your peace, happiness, your sane mind, being able to love one another, having a conscious that lets you know right from wrong or having good children or a good spouse and many, many more things I call blessings.  A family that has stayed together, while some even prays together. That is a blessed life. Nobody wants to be poor, but the poor shall be with you always as long as there is an earth. So since I said that in My Words, then I meant it!   Its always good to do better, live better (when that is said some think that means “living the good life”). What is the good life?  For lots of people they have no control of  financial wealth or for that matter any wealth, if that be so then everybody would be wealthy. And I MEAN EVERYBODY. Some of satan workers created ideas and plans and wrote books to make sure most living in the world, in all countries, would never see wealth, never touch wealth, and never live wealth.  That is why it was foretold to you in the Bible.  But remember if you a dead, what good is  financial wealth? Wealth is good only because some have made you think it is, made you feel like you or nothing if you do not have it. Financial wealth have created so many problems for the poor of the world. Yes having financial wealth u can move mountains, but can it heal you if you are dying of a terminal disease?  No! Can you call out to if when u really need a Savior? Can it buy you a place in Heaven? But it will buy you a place in Hell, especially if the heart is not right? How do I know? Read Matthew 19:23-24.

God does not show favoritism, because you think your country is better than another, He does not show favoritism because you have more money than another(man does), He does not show favoritism because your skin is lighter than another(man does), and He does not show favoritism because your leaders can tell a lies better than leaders from another country. He do not show favoritism  just because one country has more wealth than another. He does not show favoritism TO NO ONE, OVER ANOTHER( man does). We are all the same as He is concerned. We make differences, NOT GOD.  We demonstrate favoritism, NOT GOD. He loves us all. But He will show favor.. Let me remind you Favor and Favoritism is not the same thing.

FAVORITISM IS  ANOTHER FORM OF DISCRIMINATION  (can u find the word crime without the e and the word nation)  discrimination should be labeled a form of crime, which we all know its set up so that it can be very hard to prove it. ” A Nation that discriminates has a large Crime rate!  Why? Because nobody is unable to understand favoritism, favoritism is a action, a demonstration, and the one that receives seems to have a false sense of reality. (even children can see it, know it  and feel it) While on the other hand the one not receiving favoritism can actually see it  actually being demonstrated towards the ones receiving it. SO, therefore there is a sense of rejection that is their reality. When there is a sense of rejection being felt, the one feeling it can and will act out.

FAVOR– as defined by the Bible is a action of kindness, being demonstrated towards the one receiving it. God shows favor to the righteous. God has no favorites. He has a chosen people, which he deals with personally, he chose them but never favored them. He chose them to do the right things, and when they acted badly he sent His wrath, as a reminder of His favor and love towards them.

FAVORITISM– Is demonstrated through having a preference for someone or something. The one(s) receiving the favoritism is often considered to be the favorite. Showing a greater desire for that one, or that group. In favoritism when the groups acts badly, they are very seldom disciplined. Their sins get bigger and bigger and  becomes out of control. There is very seldom any wrath.

http://www.raptureready.com/faq/faq592.html

http://harshalom.org/wp-content/uploads/PDFS/Sermons/5775/Favor%20vs%20Favoritism.pdf

Psalm 5:12  For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 90:17   Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!

Psalm 84:11  For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 30:5  For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Genesis 6:8  But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.

Esther 2:15-18  When the turn came for Esther the daughter of Abihail the uncle of Mordecai, who had taken her as his own daughter, to go in to the king, she asked for nothing except what Hegai the king’s eunuch, who had charge of the women, advised. Now Esther was winning favor in the eyes of all who saw her. And when Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus, into his royal palace, in the tenth month, which is the month of Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign, the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she won grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti. Then the king gave a great feast for all his officials and servants; it was Esther’s feast. He also granted a remission of taxes to the provinces and gave gifts with royal generosity.

 Proverbs 3:1-4  My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Psalm 102:13  You will arise and have pity on Zion; it is the time to favor her; the appointed time has come.

Luke 2:52  And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

Genesis 18:3  And said, “O Lord, if I have found favor in your sight, do not pass by your servant.

Proverbs 3:33-35  The Lord‘s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the dwelling of the righteous. Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor. The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace.

Proverbs 3:3-4  Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Matthew 5:8  “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

John 1:16  And from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.

Acts 7:10  And rescued him out of all his afflictions and gave him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who made him ruler over Egypt and over all his household.

Luke 1:30  And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Romans 15:13  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Psalm 68:19 Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Selah

2 Corinthians 9:8-9  And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. As it is written, “He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever.”

2 Timothy 1:9  Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

Colossians 1:13-17  He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

These are just a few, there are many more that demonstrate the favor of God and give us the meaning of Gods favor.

We Americans will never be Ariel/ Jerusalem, but today we live as they did by disobeying God and causing Gods wrath to fall upon the face of the Earth. God wants up to obey His Words and live Holy lives. But because we have to contend with daily living in an ungodly world, which can be very hard to do. But God gave us so much help to enable us to live according to His plans for our lives. The temptation is great and we give in, but nothing can keep us from trying to live righteously, if we desire to do so.

Thanks for reading this blog. May you be able to more understand the WORDS OF GOD as written in the Bible!

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Why Fall When or if You Can Help It?

lady falls down.

She falls!

Let’s suppose you just tripped and fell on the floor, in front of a room full of people. You were really trying to impress them?   You fell, down, landed on your head; they laughed. You laughed back, only to keep from running and hiding. But to tell you the truth, you really felt like ____!

You tripped, you fall, you are so embarrassed, you thought about it, then you laughed back. You were laughing at yourself, but feeling like a fool on the inside.

Fell on my face, people laughed!

Man fall, people laughed!

Now suppose it went the other way; you tripped and fell in front of a crowd of people, they cried for you, you cried, and in stead or thinking about running away you let your shame be known. The ones watching you fall sincerely felt your pain, felt the anguish deep on the inside of the heart.  They sensed the true pain you felt. As a matter of fact everyone watching felt your pain. Everyone in the room just wanted to do something to make it right.

She fell, we cried together.

She fell, we cried together.

The real action in Falling…

Now look at the situations, think about the situations. Think about how you felt when you fell down, topple over, or slipped because some one else left something in your path. How would you feel if  someone  you knew fell.  What if you saw something in the pathway of another person and you left it there,  knowing that it could cause a serious slip or fall? Some falls make us laugh and some falls make us cry. But either way falling can hurt.  There can be fake falls which are usually part of an act, and there can be real falls. The ones I want to talk about are the real falls. The one that cannot be faked or planned. Some just happen, and some have been in the making. But either way, they are considered falls.  Any type of real fall can be a very big deal. I’ve seen commercials on television saying go to a doctor immediately, if you fall, there may be internal injuries. Those internal injuries can cause severe results even death!   

Let’s give thought to the meaning of falling in a general sense:    fall verb,  gerund or present participle: falling

  1. move downward, typically rapidly and freely without control, from a higher to a lower level.
    “bombs could be seen falling from the planes”
    synonyms: drop, descend, come down, go down; More

    “bombs began to fall”
    antonyms: rise
    • become detached accidentally and drop to the ground.
      “my sunglasses fell off and broke on the pavement”
    hang down.
    occur, arrive, or become clear as if by dropping suddenly.
    2. (of a person) lose one’s balance and collapse.
    “she fell down at school today”
    synonyms: topple over, tumble over, keel over, fall down/over, go head over heels, go headlong, collapse, take a spill, pitch forward; More

    informalcome a cropper
    “he tripped and fell”
    • throw oneself down, typically in order to worship or implore someone.
      “they fell on their knees, rendering thanks to God”
    • (of a tree, building, or other structure) collapse to the ground.
      “the house looked as if it were going to fall down at any moment”
      synonyms: collapse, cave in, crash in, fall down; More

      “the roof fell in”
    (of a building or place) be captured or defeated.
    “their mountain strongholds fell to enemy attack”
    synonyms: surrender to, yield to, submit to, give in to, capitulate to,
    succumb to;

    • die in battle.
      “an English leader who had fallen at the hands of the Danes”
      synonyms: die, perish, lose one’s life, be killed, be slain, be lost, meet one’s death; More

      informalbite the dust, croak, buy it, buy the farm
      “those who fell in the war”
      antonyms: flourish
    • archaic
      commit sin; yield to temptation.
      “it is their husband’s fault if wives do fall”
    • (of a government or leader) lose office.
    • (in sports) lose or be eliminated from play.
man fell down

man fell

According to,Barrett C. Miller Falls are consistently the leading cause of injury-producing accidents. They account for more than 1 million injuries each year in the United States.

Why are there so many falls? In part, it is because we fail to understand the complexity or the seriousness of same-surface slip-and-fall accidents. We assume that people fall because the floor is slick, because they are clumsy or careless, or because they step on a foreign object. These assumptions lead to investigations that are one-dimensional and to repeated accidents at the same location.

To understand causality,  and to determine responsibility for an accident, the investigator usually eliminates many possible causes. But people can fall for many reasons. Reasons can include the interaction of the walking surface with shoes; the environment, along with its distractions; and the physical and mental limitations of the victim.

Falls don’t “just happen,” . Often, more than one underlying cause or risk factor is often involved in a fall. A risk factor is something that increases a person’s risk or susceptibility to a medical problem or disease.

As the number of risk factors rises, so does the risk of falling. Many falls are associated with a person’s physical condition or a medical problem.

Falls can be deadly.

Falls can be devastating.

Falls are costly.

Falls are preventable.

What a Fall Might Mean: A fall could be a sign of a new medical problem that needs attention, such as an infection or a cardiovascular disorder. It could also suggest that a treatment for a chronic ailment is needed.

Biological risk factors

Behavioral risk factors

Environmental risk factors

Other risk factors include:
alcohol or substance use;
socioeconomic factors including poverty, overcrowded housing, sole parenthood, young maternal age;
underlying medical conditions, such as neurological, cardiac or other disabling conditions;
unsafe environments, particularly for those with poor balance and limited vision.

Prevention

Fall prevention strategies should be comprehensive and multifaceted. They should prioritize research and public health initiatives to further define the burden, explore variable risk factors and use effective prevention strategies. They should support policies that create safer environments and cut risk factors. They should promote engineering to remove the potential for falls, the training of health care providers on evidence-based prevention strategies; and the education of people and communities to build risk awareness.

Screening within living environments for risks for falls;
Clinical interventions to find risk factors, such as medication review and change, treatment of low blood pressure, Vitamin D and calcium supplementation, treatment of correctable visual impairment;
Home assessment and environmental change for those with known risk factors or a history of falling;
Prescription of proper assistive devices to discuss physical and sensory impairments;
Muscle strengthening and balance retraining prescribed by a trained health professional;
Community-based group involvement,  which may be used  as a prevention education and exercises or dynamic balance and strength training;
Use of hip protectors for those at risk of a hip fracture due to a fall.

lady falls

fall

One evening me and my daughter had an appointment downtown, and as we were walking on the sidewalk, I fell. Some people ran to help and others just stared. I was so embarrassed, and my daughter said it looked like I wanted to cry. To tell you the truth “I did want to cry. Felt like my whole being was shaken up, and I felt out of sync. I felt like I had just committed the unthinkable. I fell. I felt humiliated and disgust. After about 2 minutes I got up and brushed myself. If nobody has been around I probably would have just laid there. But I had to get up so I could be on my way.  See I know falls can be devastating. But since I was able to get up, I had too. To keep on my path, to finish what I started; we had an appointment.

The definition of a fall according to the MDS 3.0 has not changed but has been reworded and clarified. The following definition can be found in section J 1400 of the 3.0 RAI manual:  An unintentional change in position coming to rest on the ground, floor, or onto the next lower surface (e.g. onto a bed, chair or bedside mat). The fall may be witnessed, reported by a resident or an observer, or identified when the resident is found on the ground. Falls include any fall whether it occurred at home, out in the community, in an acute hospital, or in a nursing home. Falls are not a result of an overwhelming external force (e.g., a resident pushes another resident). An intercepted fall occurs when the resident would have fallen if he or she had not caught him or herself, or had not been intercepted by another person—this is still considered a fall.”   Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, January 2010,  Resident Assessment Instrument Manual, 3.0. American Medical Directors Association. 2003.Falls and Fall Risk: Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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Now if I took the above paragraph and changed the word in certain spots here is what you get! Your Fall can be physical or spiritual!

The definition of a fall according to The Bible , Gods Word has not changed but has been reworded and changed by some. The following definition can be found in section 1 Timothy 4:1-2 Paul said, “The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.”

 2 Timothy 4:3-4   For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.

Hebrew 10:26-31 If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left, but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of raging fire that will consume the enemies of God. Anyone who rejected the law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. How much more severely do you think a man deserves to be punished who has trampled the Son of God under foot, who has treated as an unholy thing the blood of the covenant that sanctified him, and who has insulted the Spirit of grace? For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.”

Jeremiah 2:19 Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee.

Hosea 11:7  And my people are bent to backsliding from me: though they called them to the most High, none at all would exalt him. Saith the Lord GOD of hosts.

Ezekiel 18:21-23  But if a wicked man turns away from all the sins he has committed and keeps all my decrees and does what is just and right, he will surely live; he will not die. None of the offenses he has committed will be remembered against him. Because of the righteous things he has done, he will live. Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked? declares the Sovereign LORD. Rather, am I not pleased when they turn from their ways and live?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ezekiel 18:24  But if a righteous man turns from his righteousness and commits sin and does the same detestable things the wicked man does, will he live?  None of the righteous things he has done will be remembered. Because of the unfaithfulness he is guilty of and because of the sins he has committed, he will die.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 Peter 2:15  They have left the straight way and wandered off to follow the way of Balaam son of Beor, who loved the wages of wickedness.                                                                                                                                                                                                    2 Peter 2:20-21 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning. It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than to have known it and then to turn their backs on the sacred command that was passed on to them. Any unintentional change in  your Christian position coming to rest on the ground of untrue word of others,  waddling in sin floor, or onto the next lower surface called  a hellish life (e.g. onto a sin, the death chair or bedside mat bowing down to satan). The fall may be witnessed, reported by a resident or an observer, or identified when the resident is found on the ground.  The fall can be,  and usually is witnessed by other Christians, your pastor  other church members or even sinners. Falls include any fall whether it occurred at home, out in the community, in an acute hospital, or in a nursing home.  Your fall may and can happen anywhere, but especially the  home church.  You leave it. Falls are not a result of an overwhelming external force (e.g., a resident pushes another resident). An intercepted fall occurs when the resident would have fallen if he or she had not caught him or herself, or had not been intercepted by another person—this is still considered a fall.”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           When you give up on Christ or not trust in His Word, by not believing in anything He has said in His Word, then you open the doors to what is called a Fall!!!                                                                                                                                                                       most information gathered from the:Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, January 2010,Resident Assessment Instrument Manual, 3.0.                                                                                                                                                             Get into a church or in a position for you Christ-care and spiritual care guide can lead you to a standing position in Christ Jesus!  

So how many of us have fallen or falling right now? When I ask that question, I literally mean falling in your spiritual walk with God? A spiritual falling.  I used pictures of people falling so you may get the general idea. When a person falls away there may be reasons that they cannot explain. On the other hand there may be reasons they can explain. Just to make sure you may understand here are some reasons:

What does the Bible say about Christians in the last days “falling” from their faith and going back into the world?
Hebrews 6:6 describes someone who was in the process and completely left it.     Hebrews 6:6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.          Hebrews 10:26 describes someone who has not only left the process but is very much against God. The key word in that verse is “willfully”.                                                                      Hebrews 10:26 For if we sin willfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remained no more sacrifice for sins.                                                              Hebrews 6:4-6 – It is impossible for those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, who have shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the coming age, if they fall away, to be brought back to repentance, because to their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting him to public disgrace.

Now: What exactly might a spiritual fall mean?  A spiritual fall is departing from God and His commands”. It means to stop honoring God and His mighty works. It means to let someone influence you to turn away from God. It means stop believing in God and His awesome power. It means falling back, to your old ways. It mean to give up on God. It means to let your thoughts and actions  influence you to sin against God. By demonstrating you are your own man and not a man or woman of God anymore. Demonstrating you willingness to act apart from God. All that means, to fall away in the spiritual sense, away from God.

 So why do so many of us FALL? The big question.

Because we have human nature in us and its there forever. For unless we fight it, to beat it into submission of obeying God commands. Most of us can’t or won’t fight the temptation that turns us away. Some of us don’t know how to fight. So we just quietly fall away. Some of us become tired, some weary, bored and just plain fed up. Then again some of us just will not submit to God. We would rather deny Him than to obey Him. Then again some of us believe so strongly in other people, so when they fall we fall too. Nonetheless some of us let others lead us away.  Some believe other people truths, and forget Gods truths. Some people let others convince them not believe in God. Then again people believe in a false god that others have told them about. Some people just don’t feel its worth it. And a lot of people just don’t care one way or another. On the other hand some once believed in God, and stopped. Some felt like the cost was just too much. Others feel like the world has so much more to offer and it does. Otherwise  some have fallen because the world called their name! Whatever the reason(s) may be; We Fall! But God made allowances for when we fall, so that we may never have to stay in the fall. We can get up and walk from the fall and thank God. With some falls you will need help getting up, but if it is a bad fall you may need to call 911. But either way you got up.  You are living to change the situation and  to examine reasons for the fall. Now some falls can cause you your life. But remember falls just don’t happen! The floor was wet, the sole of the shoe might have come a loose. Your leg or ankle may have given out or twisted, something may have blocked your view. Or maybe there was something left in the pathway and you tripped. But either way Fall don’t just happen. There is always a source. If you don’t believe me what do you ask your self or what do you say when you fall to the floor in front of lots of people, or even if you fall alone in a dark room. The first thins you say may be, I slipped, or I didn’t see the water spot, or my leg just twisted or you might say I forgot to tie my shoe string or it must have come a loose. But what ever, you will do or  say something.  Some people make jokes about their falls and some become angry because you felt like it was someone else fault you fell. The only time you can’t say or do something, is if you are knocked unconscious.

According to The Israel of God& Bro. Buie, specialist in Israelite History  and the Christian Life, The Downfall of Man

According to Allen Webster, people fall away for many reasons and causes.

According to Prince Handley, The Covering & False Teachers

falling leaves

leaves turn and fall

      The great fall of mankind, ask Adam or Eve, we’re still falling but, it is Jesus Christ who lifts us up. Nobody wants to fall!

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