The FaithOfJesus2 Daily Devotional


kjv@Revelation:14:12 @ Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

( FaithOfJesus thread begun by rRandyP )

Today's Verse:


kjv@Mark:12:35 @ And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple, How say the scribes that Christ is the Son of David?

kjv@Mark:12:36 @ For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool.

kjv@Mark:12:37 @ David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

kjv@Mark:12:38 @ And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,

kjv@Mark:12:39 @ And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:

kjv@Mark:12:40 @ Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.

Today's notes:


Key Concepts:

dict:easton Christ dict:easton Holy Ghost

What is God's righteousness observed doing?:

What does this tell us about God's righteousness?:

How is man reacting?:


How precious would it have been for us as modern readers to have seen the two sides gather respectfully to reason together, examined and counter examined the evidences and threads of logic, pursued the enormity of truth with wisdom and sincerity. It was never about about that for the scribe nor Pharisee though; truth was something that they already had and Jesus was but an imposition upon that.

The work before, during and after Messiah's earthly ministry by the Holy Spirit is essential to the entirety of our faith. The previous context of Trinity plays huge in the story line of how God has laid and executed this plan out from beginning to end; the roles each member have been committed to. This time now with our generations appears to be a time of great ministry by the Holy Spirit leading toward the footstool and day of power establishing Christ's ultimate rule in Zion. The strict non-trinitarian monotheist doctrine ignores all of this work.

Jesus relies upon the testimony of the Holy Ghost and signs of confirmation from the Father to prove His claims; the testimony of three. The Holy Ghost relies much the same. The Father indeed as the other two. They are all pointing to and revealing each other being dependent on the works of one another to make themselves known, without each other choosing not to make themselves known. The word "trinity" does not need to be published for us because the operation of such has forever been exemplified and maintained.

Key Messages:

    What does this say about our present condition?
  1. Truth (so called) here at ground level has less to do with substance and more about show. Truth here is what gets you over. Substance would mean looking into the case as presented, examining the evidences, asking the right questions, being open to being wrong or not fully right. Truth would be not wearing religion as an ornament to provide you favor or elevation above others or even material benefit.
  2. Truth here is also the perception of strength. People will blindly follow an evil tyrant or worse if that is where they perceive power being. We cannot say that it is not so because history proves us horribly wrong as does most present circumstance.

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