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Pentecost Sunday

Today is Pentecost Sunday! This is the day, over two thousand years ago, when the Holy Ghost was first poured out on the one hundred and twenty in the upper room (Acts 2). This holy Ghost is an amazing experience. It was powerful then and it’s still powerful today.

Some say the Holy Ghost isn’t being poured out anymore. I beg to differ. I received the Holy Ghost as a seven year old child and have been refilled numerous times since that day. Acts 2:38-39 tells us what we must do to be saved and who it’s for. It’s for whosoever will, come and drink of the Water of life freely.

How do I know when I have received the Holy Ghost? The Bible says we will speak with tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance. This is still how it happens today. A study showed how the frontal part of the brain lights up when we talk. Anytime we speak this part of the brain responds. The study did an experiment on people who speak in tongues. They were connected to the proper wires to measure brain activity. They were told to worship God as they normally would do. As they did this, they began to speak in tongues. The frontal part of the brain lit up when they were just worshipping, but when they began to speak in tongues, the frontal area went black. The words in their language were coming from their brain, but the words from that Heavenly language were as the Spirit gave the utterance. It can’t be taught or learned. It must come from God.

If you haven’t received the Holy Ghost since you believed (Acts 19:1-6), I urge you to seek for it today. There is no better day than Pentecost Sunday to experience this great Salvation!

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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Update from the Homestead

I believe I let last week slip by me without posting. There has been a lot going on and decisions being made. Sometimes we get dealt unexpected cards in life and things have to be reevaluated. Maybe I will be able to share more about this later as things unfold.

On the farm, things are growing like crazy. Our garden is doing great this year. Our baby goats are also growing up.

We have 3 little bucks for sale. If you or anyone you know are interested, send me an email at homesteadnutrition@dr.com.

Last Wednesday we visited the Amish community in North Mississippi. These are the Amish that I have written about before that I was able to help with some health issues. We were able to visit with the family I helped and they are doing great. They want me to come back for more evaluations.

We enjoyed driving around the Amish community and purchasing their goods. Everyone was super friendly. It was a good trip.

I hope all of you who are moms had a great Mother’s Day. And until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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Remembering

I would like to begin this post by thanking every follower who has joined my blog through the years. As I type this post, I have received 100 follows! Thank you so much!

On a more serious note, April 29th is a very special day. It’s Miss Priss’ birthday. So I would like to honor her memory on her 16th birthday. As I have the past 2 years, I will be placing a heart shaped balloon on her grave to mark her birthday.

I also want to honor the memory of Sophie. Sophie was one of our goats. Last Friday she became very ill. We took her to the vet on Saturday, but it didn’t help. On Monday, April 26th, she passed away. She was one of our best goats. We’ll miss her.

Sorry this post is rather sad. But I feel that remembering those who are special to us is very important. So indulge me this week.

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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Defund Seventh Generation

On Monday I learned that the brand Seventh Generation supports defunding the police. We have used Seventh Generation products in our home for several years. They have some of the cleanest products on the market.

However, as I told Seventh Generation in my comments to them, I would rather use a less healthy product than support this leftist mentality. My family will no longer purchase Seventh Generation products. We are already replacing them now.

I’m inviting my readers to join me in defunding Seventh Generation by boycotting their products. Back the Blue! Our men and women in uniform put their lives on the line to protect us. Join me in standing up for them. I join a friend of mine in asking Seventh Generation, who are you going to call when your warehouse is being luted? Don’t you dare call the police. Hopefully we can show this company what defunding is all about.

Sorry for the rant. I can’t and won’t tolerate people like this. I feel like God must have felt when He said He once winked at ignorance, but now calls everyone to repent. This is pure ignorance and I won’t wink at it. Seventh Generation needs to repent.

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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Cleansing

I’m sure we have all done a cleanse of some type in our lifetime. I know I have. There are several ways to cleanse the body, but it is important that cleansing be done in the proper order.

I did a liver cleanse in 2016. This was my first major cleanse. I had fasted before, but never had done an extreme cleanse like this. Knowing what I know now, I shouldn’t have done the liver cleanse first. Although, I feel that the cleanse I did probably covered all bases.

The proper order of cleansing is first the colon, then candida, followed by parasite, and finally the liver. You want the areas of elimination to be cleansed first to make way for the other cleanses.

The cleanse I chose was a colon and liver cleanse. It was a 7 day cleanse. It was tough, but worth it.

Fasting is also a way to cleanse the body. I do not use fasting for this purpose. I haven’t found it to make me feel refreshed and renewed as some say it does. I do fast, but for spiritual reasons.

The Bible instructs us to cleanse ourselves from the filthiness of the flesh and the spirit. This cleansing comes through repentance, water baptism in Jesus’ Name, and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost (Acts 2:38). We need to do physical cleanses, but this cleansing is one that we must not neglect. It determines where we will spend eternity.

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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Homestead Update

Spring is here on the homestead! I think we had our last cold nights last week and everything should be bursting forth in bloom.

We have planted butter beans, green beans, watermelons, corn, cucumbers, potatoes, and squash in our garden so far. The cucumbers and squash were grown from seed in Mom’s greenhouse and then the seedlings were planted in the ground. She has also grown tomatoes and peppers from seed, but they are not in the ground yet. I think she has okra planted as well.

Our butter beans, green beans, and watermelons are in our raised beds. The watermelons did well in the raised bed last year, so we’re trying even more stuff in raised beds this year.

Our baby goats are growing and will soon be needing new homes. If you or anyone you know are interested in purchasing one or all of them, you can see them on our homestead Instagram page @acts238homestead.

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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There Was No Rizzpah At the Cross

As you read this post, we are in the 3 day period leading up to Resurrection Sunday. This was a pivotal time in history, but even more so in the future of billions of people. The crucifixion is the focal point of past, present and future. Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection brought hope to a dying world.

Up until the crucifixion sin was merely rolled ahead one year by the sacrifice of a lamb. Sin was not remitted. Each year the process was repeated until Jesus, the spotless Lamb of God, robed Himself in flesh and came to become the sacrifice for sin once and for all.

The crucifixion wasn’t pretty. Jesus was beaten to the point that His body was open and His insides were exposed. It was gruesome. I can’t even describe how bad it was.

After that horrible beating, He was forced to carry His own cross to Calvary. Some say the cross could have weighed up to two hundred pounds. Because of the horrible beating, He fell under the great weight of the cross. Another man was asked to carry it for Him.

They nailed Jesus to the cross and dropped it in place. Remember, He is bleeding profusely. He has urine and feces on His body. This kind of thing would attract insects and birds of prey. His hands were nailed, so He couldn’t fend them off. And there was no Rizzpah at the cross. If you remember the story of Rizzpah, she waved cloth to fend off the birds while her sons hung dead until they were taken down and buried. No one did this for Jesus.

After Jesus died, He was placed in a borrowed tomb. A watch was set over the tomb to insure He would stay there. However, on that third day, no watch could hold Him in the grave. He arose, conquering death, hell and the grave. And He is alive and well today.

Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection is our plan of Salvation. His death equals repentance. We repent of our sins. This is a dying out to our flesh and turning away from sin. It’s a one hundred eighty degree turn. His burial symbolizes baptism. After we repent, or die to sin, we are buried in Jesus name by baptism. This washes away, or remits, our sins. His resurrection equals our being filled with the Holy Ghost. We are raised to walk in newness of life. Old things are passed away and behold, all things are made new. You can find this experience in Acts 2:38.

Many have tried to shut this Acts 2:38 message down. No one has succeeded and no one ever will. It’s built on the Rock, Jesus Christ Himself being the Chief Cornerstone. If you have never had the privilege of experiencing this great Salvation, you can. Don’t miss out on the greatest experience you will ever know. Acts 2:39 includes you in those who can have it. It’s for whosoever will. If you would like more information, please reach out to me. I would love to help you find the greatest treasure you could ever hope for.

Until next time, have a healthy and blessed week!

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