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Better Is Coming . Wake Up!

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Wake UP!

Psalm 19:14 AV
14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Psalm 139:23 AV
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:
Isaiah 40:8 AV
8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Proverbs 6:9–11 AV
9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? 10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: 11 So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Romans 13:11 AV
11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
Psalm 18:2 AV
2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Is is safe to say that we all need sleep. That in order for us to function in life there is a need for rest.
And if you don’t believe me try ( if you will) going without sleep for a few days.
But we suggest there is something wrong with too much sleep.
Too much sleep could leads to laziness.
And in Proverbs Chapter 6 the writer handle to problem of too much
sleep.
The sluggard(a lazy ,sluggish person: habitually lazy person)
is asked the question
“how long will you lie down?’
When are you going to rise from sleeping?
He lies a man who more in love with sleep than in getting up and doing something.
He is not sick . It not because he worked all night or sit up
keeping a ill child.
This is someone who does not want to get up out of bed.
And he wants to stay in bed because he is lazy.
We Teach to kids to wake up and get going every day because we want to train them and teach them how to live in the this word.
It’s better to teach them when they are young then to learn it later in life because of necessity.
When necessity teaches them .... then they often learn hard way.
Then they resent their laziness
being interrupted......
Sleep is not the problem .
It’s what comes with too much sleep…and slumber .
If you go to bed on time we can get plenty of sleep every night,
Our problem then is that not only sleep and slumber
but the idea we can fold hands and cross our legs and not work.
When we say “ I don’t have to be diligent”
“I not going to work hard”
Working is something God had Adam do in the Garden”
Genesis 2:15 AV
15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Genesis 2:16–17 AV
16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
When we don’t work...
Momma put it this way if you don’t work you don’t eat.
When we don’t work then there will be troubles and problems for us in life.
First , we won’t earn money to exchange for food and other living items.
Second, if we don’t work hard - we lose our source of income.
Finally,God calls you and me to work.
Jesus said
John 9:4 AV
4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
The amplified bible say
“ We must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day ;
night is coming , when no man can work.
When we don’t work something is coming--

Poverty Is Coming

Solomon in the text warns us that proving is coming to us.
He gives two examples

First it’s coming like “vagabond”

a.A vagabond were people who walked about the highways and roads with a desire rob those passing on the road.
Solomon is saying the poverty is going come upon you lie a thief and robbers.
Mr Poverty will suddenly attack you.
And My Poverty will show up without warning.
The sluggard will think all is well only to discover
Mr Poverty hit him without him being ready for it.

The Second picture is poverty is coming like an “armed man”

The armed man comes for the purpose of taking what you have.

Spiritual slumber is the road block to our “Better”.

We are weak , weary and worn out
Paul in Romans declares in Romans 13:11
Romans 13:11 AV
11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.
Psalm 18:2 AV
2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Psalm 134 AV
A Song of degrees. 1 Behold, bless ye the LORD, all ye servants of the LORD, which by night stand in the house of the LORD. 2 Lift up your hands in the sanctuary, and bless the LORD. 3 The LORD that made heaven and earth bless thee out of Zion.

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