Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Teachings about compassion: the parable of the good Samaritan

Here are a few thoughts about love and compassion.

One should heed the “righteous in disguise”. Since the first Century, these people existed. Times have changed, but people’s behavior remains the same.

We can still observe people who call themselves “righteous”. They will recite biblical verses by heart and stand long hours in prayer, like the Pharisee described in Luke 18:11

“The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other people--robbers, evildoers, adulterers or even like this tax collector.”

This type of behavior is reproduced in many communities. Usually these people brag about being more “righteous” than other people because of the numerous deeds they are accomplishing:

“I fast twice a week, and I give you a tenth of my income.”

Fools, don’t you know that the Creator reads your heart?
You might be able to trick men, but you will never bluff the Creator! On the day of His return, your pride will automatically FALL. The doctrinal disputes and the verses you are throwing at people’s faces will pierce your own hearts.

When Yeshua returns, do you think that He will argue with you about ridiculous doctrinal points? No, He will either tell you:

“I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger, and you took me into your home.

I was naked and you clothed me. I was sick, and you took care of me. I was in prison, and you came to me.”

Or “was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.”

What does Yeshua want from us?

He wants us to have a heart that is according to His.
A heart that is like our Lord’s heart is capable of showing love and compassion.
Therefore we should pray earnestly with the Psalmist:

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

Yeshua wants us to obey His command. What is His most important command?

He gives us His answer in Matthew 22:38:

“This is the first and greatest commandment:
And He said to him, "'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND. This is the great and foremost commandment." The second is like it, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'…

The parable of the Good Samaritan illustrates concretely the love we must show towards our neighbor.

Here is a Jewish man, who has been attacked and who lies helpless on the floor, totally wounded.

A priest and a Levite cross his road. One would have expected them to do something.
A man, who is despised and considered as an enemy to the community of Israel, passes by. He takes care of the wounded man in detail.

Compassion is superior to any other law.

Do not prompt to argue that I am defending lawlessness. My point is that compassion should always prevail before anything else.

We are invited to do what He says. This is not an option to people who truly love Him.

“If you love me, keep my commands” John 14:15

True disciples, who have Yeshua’s heart, will do their best to obey His commandments anyway, without neglecting His highest command.


Monday, June 29, 2015

Discerning between good and evil

This is not an exerpt of my book, just a personal opinion about gay marriage becoming popular in America and all over the world.

It is our duty, as followers of Yeshua to discern between good and evil.
We do live in a society in which “good” often gets called “evil” and vice-versa.
When we expose evil deeds, people of the world object us that we “should not judge” voluntarily and viciously misinterpreting our Lord’s words.

Of course, we are not supposed to judge a person. But it doesn t mean that we have to agree with sin. While we must show compassion, we should never compromise our moral choices in order to please the world.

What did Yeshua say to His disciples? “You are the salt of the earth…”Mathew 5:13

Being the salt of the earth, our role is to preserve a corrupt society from complete decay. Never are we supposed to dilute the truth in order to arrange people. We are supposed to state the truth as it actually is. This is not being judgmental, this is discerning what the Creator wants us to do to live a sanctified life.

A lot of people are going to object: “Yeshua would not judge these people”. Yes you are right. Neither do I.  Yeshua didn’t judge the adultery woman, but He also told her, when she was forgiven: “Sin no more.”

It is the sin I am attacking here, not the sinner.
Like our Lord, I feel compassion for the sinner, but I will not condone his lifestyle.

When I accepted Yeshua as my Lord and Savior, I accepted to stand for the Truth. I will stand for the Truth and speak for the Truth, no matter if people like it or not.

I don’t care how many people will hate me for that. What they think about me is none of my business. On my very last hour, I will not stand in front of them, but in front of my Lord.

I will stand against society’s gay agenda. I will express against perverted sexual education courses in kindergarten. I am strongly against gay “marriage”, because such things are prohibited in the Bible and whatever some assemblies might say, in order to look tolerant, sodomy is described in the book of Leviticus as an “abomination” and the book of Genesis clearly states that a marriage is a bond between a man and a woman. This is really what marriage is about. Gay marriage is being pictured as a “victory of love”, it is not.

I have nothing against gay people. I befriended some of them. However, I will never agree with their lifestyle, because it is contrary to the Creator’s will.

Whoever states this is in rebellion with the laws of the Creator. God wanted man and woman to unite and become one flesh.

Also, I won’t take gay and lesbian jokes about the Cross lightly. This is spitting on the Salvation of mankind. I forgive them, but simply I cannot keep my mouth shut in front of the load of abominations that they are putting in front of our face under the “cover of tolerance.”

Our Lord gave us the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of truth gives us the wisdom to discern between good and evil.

I will expose the evil you are presenting us as good and I will keep doing it, no matter what.

What the world says to that matter is of no importance. God’s laws will prevail whether mankind agrees or not. Our Lord is sovereign.

Copyright© 2015

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Does God want us to be prosperous?

A lot of people have come against prosperity teachers of the gospel; some of their rants might be justified in front of the outrageous behavior of some gospel teachers who are using people in order to increase their own fortune and seem to forget about their role of spiritual guidance.

I would merely agree that using the Word of God as a monetary tool and forgetting about His commandments is a sinful behavior.

However, I am deeply convinced that our Creator doesn t want us to live a life of misery. On the contrary, He wants us to prosper, and also in our material condition.

There is a prerequisite to the material prosperity that He promises us. It is described in Deuteronomy 28:

“Deuteronomy 28:1-8

“Now if you listen obediently to the voice of Adonai your God, taking care to do all His mitzvot that I am commanding you today, Adonai your God will set you on high—above all the nations of the earth.
 Then all these blessings will come upon you and overtake you, if you listen to the voice of Adonai your God:   “Blessed will you be in the city, and blessed will you be in the field.  “Blessed will be the fruit of your womb, the produce of your soil, and the offspring of your livestock—the increase of your herds and the young of your flock.   Blessed will be your basket and your kneading bowl.   “Blessed will you be when you come in, and blessed will you be when you go out.
 Adonai will cause your enemies who rise up against you to be struck down before you. They will come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.  Adonai will command the blessing on you in your barns and in every undertaking of your hand, and He will bless you in the land Adonai your God is giving you.”

What God wants us is to listen to His voice and to obey His commandments. He wants single-hearted people. This is a detail He clearly showed me in my personal life. Do not expect blessings if you haven’t given Him your heart FIRST.

Yeshua asks us to seek the Kingdom of Heaven first and all things will be added to us. We must have set the Kingdom of Heaven as our main life priority.

Matthew 6:33

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

We must be detached from all material things, and be able to live in richness and in poverty with a grateful heart. God knows our needs and He will fill them. He will give us our daily portion of bread.

In John 10.10, Yeshua states:

John 10:10

“The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.”

Also we must acknowledge that wealth is not only a material thing. Abundance is much more a feeling. One can feel abundant by being content with what he has (accommodation, food, friends etc.)

When you have a grateful heart, you are automatically abundant.

The Creator of all life is also the great multiplier. He wants you to be abundant and healthy.
He gives us many hints about being abundant. Psalm 23 is a pretty good example of God providing His abundant blessing in the presence of our enemies.

Psalm 23:5

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.”

Yeshua blessed huge crowds by multiplying fishes and bread. But before seeing the material blessing in it, He wanted us to work for the food that does not perish.

John 6:27

“Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.”

One must just trust that our Lord will always provide:

Psalm 37:18-19

“The Lord knows the days of the blameless, and their heritage will remain forever; they are not put to shame in evil times; in the days of famine they have abundance.”

When we read the story of Jacob, we notice that the Eternal made him prosperous:

Genesis 30:43
The man Jacob became very, very rich: he owned large flocks, female and male servants, camels, and donkeys.

It is quite clear that God wants His children to prosper:

Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Do not misunderstand me. It doesn’t mean you will never be tested.  Some of you might lose everything like Job. But always remember that Job remained faithful to the Lord in his immense sorrow and the Lord restored his wealth in the end.

Have your hearts attached to Him, have your eyes on Him, listen to His voice and He will bless you abundantly.

I claim it boldly: I AM prosperous. Yeshua is my greatest wealth. I will never let Him go from my heart.

Copyright© by Isabelle Esling

Sunday, June 21, 2015

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

That night in Gethsemane

This is another exerpt of my book. Yeshua opened His heart to me and shared with me how He felt during that tragic night.

I want to take you back to the Passion, once more, my dear child. Most people, when talking about my Passion do not realize what I went through during that night at Gethsemane.
Do you remember that night, when you were 17? You were thinking about death and cold sweat was running from your back? Your anguish was so great that you had to wake your dad and tell him about this fear you were experiencing.

You only managed to get back to sleep when he reassured you, telling you that at 17, you were “eternal”. Of course, it was just a figure of speech, but it helped you.

In the same way when I was at Gethsemane, I was terrorized about my own death. The difference between your anguish and mine is that I had my own death before my eyes. I knew that I was going to die, and to suffer greatly. I saw it all: people spitting at me, mocking me, punching me, I foresaw my trials, I foresaw my crucifixion…everything was before my eyes…I saw myself environed with darkness and abandoned from men.

This was fear as I had never known it before. I was shivering, I had cold sweat on my skin, but my stress intensified, even in prayer and blood appeared on my face.

I wanted the Father to find another way without me dying that horrible way. Can you imagine my fear, my dear child?

I begged the Father three times. He sent me help from Heaven to fortify me, but at the same time He reminded me that my suffering and death were part of the plan. There was no escape. I had to do my Fathers will. Also, I wanted people to be saved through me.
I did my Father’s will out of love, for every single soul on earth to be part of the Salvation plan.
Every time I will show you my will, please act out of love. Do it because you love your Lord, never because you fear my punishment. If you disobey, you know that I will still love you, but you will hurt me and you will hurt yourself even more. Be aware of it.”

“My precious Lord, I will do my best. Please increase my faith.”

© copyright 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Pray for the children

Dear brothers and sisters,  Yeshua loves children because they are innocent and pure. This is one main reason why the enemy is trying to pervert them by any means.

After you read this article, please spend a few minutes praying for children all over the world. Governments may have evil plans, but we do have victory in Yeshua’s Name. Amen.

Yeshua carries little children in His heart. Little children are close to Heaven, because of their purity of heart.

About them, Yeshua our Lord states:

"Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matthew 19:14

"Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3

Some wicked adults in our contemporary society are trying to corrupt their innocence with dangerous teachings.

The enemy perfectly knows how much little kids are vulnerable. Little infants do not have the ability to discern properly between good and evil. Therefore, they are likely to accept evil as “good” if an adult says so. A lot of evil is now shown on the account of “tolerance” in public schools, starting from kindergarten.

Parents do play a major role in preventing their kids from being corrupted. When schools are trying to force perverted views as the norm, home-schooling could be a valuable alternative.

I would advise anybody who walks with Yeshua to be very vigilant about society’s “new”, “cool” trends. Burning Bibles is one of them. Parents, preserve your children from the Hollywood business as much as you can. Teach them to discern between right and wrong.

The Bible, not our contemporary society should dictate our behavior. God does not change and He has shown His will clearly through His Word.

“If anyone causes one of these little ones--those who believe in me--to stumble, it would be better for them if a large millstone were hung around their neck and they were thrown into the sea.”
Mark 9:42

Lord Yeshua, I am asking you to preserve the children all over the world from evil. Do not let them perish because of some faulty adults. In your mighty Name I am asking, Amen.

© copyright 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Teachings about Heaven

“Let me tell you about Heaven, my dear child.
 Heaven is often represented as a place in the clouds. This is a naïve, man-made representation. Heaven is different from all places humans know. Some people have been given a glimpse of Heaven, though.

It is a place of perfect love and permanent praise. People of all generations are reunited in love. It is bright; people residing here rejoice permanently in my Presence.

It is hard to explain the reality of this place to human beings.  Your religion teacher made a comparison: he said that one could barely explain an unborn baby in his mother’s womb the beauty of the outside world. How would the unborn child know what flowers are? Even if one described colorful flowers, the foetus would not be able to picture color as they are, since it is dark in the mother’s womb.

It is quite the same with Paradise. Sometimes you are telling me that you are feeling “like in Heaven” in my strong embrace. It is true, because you are feeling the immense power of my love. But if I asked you to picture it, would you be able to?”

“My dear Lord, I think I would be able to describe how I feel: very warm and unconditionally loved.”

“Yes, you are able to depict your impressions, but you wouldn’t be able to tell me how Heaven looks like…”

“You are right, Yeshua, my love.”

“Heaven is another dimension, just as miracles and everything else you are able to see from the Invisible world.”

© copyright 2015

An encounter with Yeshua

An encounter with Yeshua

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

I am the most Jewish person of them all

A vision imposed itself before my eyes. I saw a bunch of people who claimed to be Christians. The so-called “Christians” spoke to my Lord:” We really like you. You are not a Jew like all other Jews; you are very different, indeed.”

Yeshua transported these people in the middle of an orthodox Jewish community. He looked like an orthodox Jew and was dressed in a very traditional manner. He then glanced at the “Christians” pretenders and told them: “I am the most Jewish person of them all. Whoever denies them, denies me as well.”

The bunch of pretenders looked at Him with contempt and disbelief. They departed from Him instantly.

“My dear child, remember I have chosen you because of your love for my people. A true follower MUST have a heart for Israel.”

“Yes, I know my beloved.”

© copyright 2015

Monday, June 8, 2015

Psalm 23 in Hebrew

Ephphata: open my ears and my mouth

I couldn’t get my eyes away from the story told in Mark 7:34, the healing of a deaf and mute person. Yeshua having placed His fingers into the person’s ears and used His saliva to open up the man’s tongue, sighed and said; “ephphata” in Aramaic, which is very close to Hebrew actually, but strangely not to the imperative form. In order to find an Hebrew equivalent, we would have to turn the phrase into “ ani ephtakh” which is the future form that means “I will open”. The letter “Pe” or “Fe” in Hebrew, that is present in the verb, already symbolizes and contains “pi”, the mouth. Ear and mouth were locked and needed to be opened up quite simultaneously. When we can’t hear the truth, we are also unable to speak it out. A physical and spiritual healing is taking place here. A man is being freed from his inability to hear and to speak.

As I was concentrating on the few preceding lines, I suddenly noticed that somebody gently tapped my shoulder. I felt the slight touch, looked around me and didn’t see anybody, although I was staying in a public space. I nearly jumped from my chair when I felt a strong presence all around me. I started smiling, because it became clear that it was Yeshua touching me a few minutes ago. Yeshua wanted me to acknowledge His presence. He was standing just behind me and reading the text I had just written!
“Oh I love you my Lord, thank you for showing me so much presence in my life. Please open my ears, so I will catch your words. Touch my ears, so they will resonate into my spirit. Make my tongue speak out your truth boldly. I surrender to you, my sweet Lord. Widen my heart.”
“My daughter, the Living Word resides within you. My Holy Spirit will expand all your senses. I receive your prayer with joy. You are so loved!

Yesterday you were losing yourself so much into me that you nearly forgot about me.”

“Lord, I am afraid I don’t get you here…”

“My dear child, I am not using parables, so how can you get confused about my speech? I mean: yesterday you were so much captivated about my past healing that you forgot about Yeshua standing next to you…this is why I tapped on your shoulder, just to remind you that I am right here…”
“My Yeshua, you surprised me. I loved it. You know I felt like a little high school kid with her accomplice hiding next to her.”
“My child I am never far from you. I live within you and I surround you. I am before you and behind you.”
“I am so blessed to have you, my love.”
“My dear child, do you realize that I am the same? I don’t change. I am still healing and always will. Call me whenever you need me.”
“My precious Lord, I do believe in your healing promises. I will grab them. I know you will heal me when the right time comes.”
“I surely will, beloved child. Trust me.”
“I have faith in you. Increase it even more.”
“My precious child, what do I need to open for you?”
“My beautiful Lord, please open my heart, my ears and my eyes to your wonders. May my mouth be filled with constant praise and when silent I will stay in awe of your wonders while you water my soul. I want to grow daily like a beautiful plant.”

In the evening I was given a vision.
I saw a young boy aged about 12 years old. The boy looked into the mirror and I heard the Lord ask him:
“What do you see?”
The boy answered: “Your law is in this mirror, it is written into my soul.”
I then saw the same boy near a lake. The water was very clear and the child wanted to drink. Tears in his eyes, he addressed the Lord and said: “your Law is perfect, I am thirsty, allow me to drink.”
The Lord then answered: “I want my people back.”
Then the vision stopped.
On Friday night, just before sleeping I wished Yeshua a “Shabbat Shalom” and fell into deep sleep.
During the night, I had a dream. I was sitting on a chair outside, the sun was going down and there were a bunch of Jewish mothers passing by with little boys, probably aged 3 or 4. Each little boy greeted me, said “Shabbat shalom” to me and sung me a Shabbat song.
I woke up with a smile on my face after this little wink from Yeshua.

“My dear child, I gave you these two visions because I wanted you to feel how much I cherish my people. I want their hearts back. I will reveal myself in a clearer manner; I will create a never ending thirst inside of their souls. They will see my reflection in the mirror of their soul. Tears will fall from their cheeks; they will ask for living water, which will freely be given to them. They will circumcise their hearts again. My compassion will flow through them. Your eyes will see what you’d never expected to happen and your lips will be full of praise. Your heart will dwell in happiness like never before. Evil will rise, but my light will shine brighter. You will see many children of Israel turn to me and you will share the joy with them. I want to open the Source of grace again, before I return. My children of Israel turn to your elder brother who loves you so much!
Open your eyes and see: I AM the One you have been waiting for. I am coming to take you with me. Repent and I will welcome you all in my arms. Time has come: the old will disappear; I am making all things new. Open your hearts and believe! I am your Yeshua, your Salvation. Allow me to be part of your life; I am coming to restore what is broken. I want to free you from your bondage in the same way you have been freed from Pharaoh. World nations are against you, but I will make a way for you, Israel. I will defend you. I am Lord. Never will I let my people down. But I want your hearts, Israel. Your hearts must honor me.”

 © copyright 2015-02-15

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Crown of Glory

For years I have known about Yeshua’s physical suffering. I have been reciting mechanically “crucified for us under Pilate”. I admit that these were just meaningless words to me before Yeshua became my personal friend.

Now that Yeshua has become my best friend, I understand the meaning of His pain. It is clear to me that each excruciating pain He experienced and each humiliation from men He has done willingly for us all. One must really have a golden heart to undergo all this for our soul’s Salvation.

My beloved is sending me the vision of His crown of thorns, the crown that kept me scared. Nobody likes to see pain. Neither do I. But I face courage and I look at the crown of thorns they have set upon my beloved’s head. Blood spills on His Face. They are hitting my King with a reed, increasing His wounds. His beautiful Face is disfigured, swollen, covered with hematoma.

His enemies are running their mouth and mocking Him with persistence.

My King is suffering so badly. His pure heart is wounded. Tears are running from His cheeks. He is wounded from the inside and the outside. The pain is intense, but He doesn’t open His mouth. He accepts His sentence in silence. His pain becomes an intense supplication to our Father.

Yeshua’s beautiful soul becomes one with the suffering sinners. Our Lord’s humanity is so touching, so heart breaking.

“Oh my beloved, I have your pain before my eyes. Let me crown you with the crown of Glory, my almighty King.”

“My wonderful child, as painful as it was, I cherish this crown of pain. Because I endured with patience, I am now wearing the Crown of Glory. Both are intertwined. You are feeling the wound in my love, don’t you? I humbled myself and the Father elevated me. Therefore anybody who comes before me must be humble.

Humans won’t always treat you fairly. But whatever you endure, think that I have been through intense pain as well. I will get you through any situation. I love you, child, be sure I will never let you down.”

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