1 Yochanan 4:1-3 Exploring CJB


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Yesha ‘yahu (Isa) 55:11 CJB so is my word that goes out from my mouth —it will not return to me unfulfilled; but it will accomplish what I intend, and cause to succeed what I sent it to do.”

2 Timothy (2 Ti) 3:16-17 CJB All Scripture is God-breathed and is valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correcting faults and training in right living; 

thus anyone who belongs to God may be fully equipped for every good work.

2 Kefa (2 Pe) 1:19-21 CJB Yes, we have the prophetic Word made very certain. You will do well to pay attention to it as to a light shining in a dark, murky place, until the Day dawns and the Morning Star rises in your hearts. 

First of all, understand this: no prophecy of Scripture is to be interpreted by an individual on his own; 

for never has a prophecy come as a result of human willing — on the contrary, people moved by the Ruach HaKodesh spoke a message from God.

How to hear and understand the Gospel 

The Lord answers from a whirlwind

Iyov (Job) 38:1-3 CJB Then Adonai answered Iyov out of the storm:

“Who is this, darkening my plans with his ignorant words?
Stand up like a man, and brace yourself; I will ask questions; and you, give the answers!

Iyov (Job) 40:6-7 CJB Adonai answered Iyov out of the storm:

“Stand up like a man, and brace yourself; I will ask questions; and you, give the answers!

Iyov (Job) 42:4-7 CJB “Please listen, and I will speak. [You said,] ‘I will ask questions; and you, give me answers’ —

I had heard about you with my ears, but now my eye sees you;
therefore I detest [myself] and repent in dust and ashes.”
After Adonai had spoken these words to Iyov, Adonai said to Elifaz the Teimani, “My anger is blazing against you and your two friends, because, unlike my servant Iyov, you have not spoken rightly about me.

Romans (Rom) 10:14-17 CJB But how can they call on someone if they haven’t trusted in him? And how can they trust in someone if they haven’t heard about him? And how can they hear about someone if no one is proclaiming him? 

And how can people proclaim him unless God sends them? — as the Tanakh puts it, “How beautiful are the feet of those announcing good news about good things!”

The problem is that they haven’t all paid attention to the Good News and obeyed it. For Yesha‘yahu says,
Adonai, who has trusted what he has heard from us?”
So trust comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through a word proclaimed about the Messiah.

Acts of Emissaries of Yeshua (Act) 26:17-18 CJB I will deliver you from the People and from the Goyim. I am sending you 

to open their eyes; so that they will turn from darkness to light, from the power of the Adversary to God, and thus receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who have been separated for holiness by putting their trust in me.’

Romans (Rom) 15:4-7 CJB For everything written in the past was written to teach us, so that with the encouragement of the Tanakh we might patiently hold on to our hope. 

And may God, the source of encouragement and patience, give you the same attitude among yourselves as the Messiah Yeshua had, 

so that with one accord and with one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Yeshua the Messiah.

So welcome each other, just as the Messiah has welcomed you into God’s glory. 

Here is Today’s Message

1 Yochanan (John) 4:1-3 Dar friends, don’t trust every spiirt. On the contrary, test the spirits to see whether they are from God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Here is how you recognize the Spirit of God; every spirit which acknowledges that Yeshua the Messiah came as a human being is from God,

and every spirit which does not acknowledge Yeshua is not from God–in fact, this is the spirit of the Anti-Messiah. You have heard that he is coming. Well, he’s here now, in the world already!

1 Corinthians 14:26-33 What is our conclusion, brothers? Whenever you come together, let everyone be ready with a psalm or a teaching or a revelation, or ready to use his gift of tongues or give an interpretation; but let everything be for edification.

If the gift of tongues is exercised, let it be by two or at most three, and each in turn; and let someone interpret.

And if there is no one present who can interpret, let the people who speak in tongues keep silent when the congregation meets–they can speak to themselves and to God.

Let two or three prophets speak, while the others weigh what is said.

And if something is revealed to a prophet who is sitting down, let the first one be silent.

For you can all prophesy one by one, with the result tjhat all will learn something and all will be encouraged.

Also, the prophets’ spirits are under the prophets’ control;

for God is not a God of unruliness but of shalom. As in all the congregations of God’s people,

1 Corinthians 12:1-3 But, brothers, I do not want you to go on being ignorant about the things of the Spirit.

You know that when you were pagans, no matter how you felt you were being led, you were being led astray to idols, which can’t speak at all.

Therefore, I want to make it clear to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says, “Yeshua is cursed!” and no one can say, “Yeshua is Lord,” except by the Ruach HaKodesh.