Betrayed, Bruised and Battered: Behold His Glory. Written by Ruth Dickson

Betrayed, Bruised and Battered: Behold His Glory.

Jesus was betrayed with a kiss. In the presence of His enemies, it was by Judas Iscariot Jesus was betrayed. Judas had secretly abandoned the faith. It was Judas who secretly gave Jesus the kiss of death. It was the disciple who pretended to be a friend. It was Judas, who betrayed our precious Jesus, in the presence of His enemies. Judas betrayed our merciful , meek and kind Saviour… Was it not this same Jesus who healed the sick, opened the eyes of the blind, showed mercy and pity to the weak, had compassion for the poor, who performed many wondrous miracles?

Jesus felt the wound of betrayal deep within His heart. Was it not Jesus who held Judas hand to show Him mercy? Was it not Jesus who poured so much time and energy into the life of Judas, training him and spending time with him? Was it not Jesus who showed Judas the way of righteousness, yet it was Judas who stabbed Him in the back.

As the chief priests, elders and crowd of spectators, gathered against our precious Lord and Saviour with swords and clubs, Jesus felt the pain of abandonment. Jesus reminded himself that it was the fulfilment of Scripture and submitted to it all (Psalm 41:9, Lamentations 4:20, Isaiah 53:7, Isaiah 53:8).

Yet again, Jesus felt the pain of betrayal when all His disciples fled and left Him. Jesus knew they would run away from Him. He predicted this in John 16:32. Zechariah long predicted the scattering of the Sheep in Zechariah 13:7. Our precious Lord and Saviour was a man of many sorrows.

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On the way to Calvary Jesus wept. Why did they bruise our merciful Saviour in this manner? It was done in the place called SKULL, a terrible, dark place of no return.

Weep for our precious Lord, look at what they did to Him, see how they treated Him? With scorn and hatred in their eyes, they bruised and scourged Him.

Weep, weep and consider what Jesus went through. These evil people gave Jesus sour wine to drink. He refused it…

“I tell you, I will not drink from this fruit of the vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.” -Matthew 26:29.

As we eat the Bread and Drink the Wine, we commune with Christ. Jesus suffered in obedience, paying a heavy price, purchasing the New Wine for those who believe in Him, to drink freely.

As you drink the Wine, remember the blood that Jesus shed. All who have suffered with Christ will also reign with Him. With glorious robes of righteousness, adorned crowns of beauty on their heads, they will join Christ. The righteous will dine at the Marriage supper of the Lamb.

“He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.” Isaiah 53:2.

Those who do not despise His broken body, all who suffer for Christ’s sake will be beautified and glorified with Him in glory. Hallelujah!

As we think about the sorrow of Christ, let us weep, but not with tears of sorrow, let us weep with tears of Joy, in deep gratitude and thanksgiving for what our beautiful, compassionate Saviour has done. He is Worthy! Let our hearts be filled with praise.

Jesus Christ is our righteousness.

Written by Ruth Dickson

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He Will Make You Lie Down in Green Pastures by Ruth Dickson.

“Green Pastures”… absolutely, God will make you lie down there. It is a beautiful picture of God’s Grace. You don’t have to earn access into this greenery…God simply makes you lie down… by His Spirit. Hallelujah. 👇🏾

It’s all about Grace.

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Pray for Scotland by Ruth Dickson

Revival in Scotland

Dear Friends,
Pray for Scotland by Ruth Dickson.
Scotland has a historic evangelical endeavours to boast about. Let us remember the work of God in past times, and pray for revival. Please communicate this message and share to your friends, family and to all who love Scotland.

“Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.” -Hebrews 13:7

Scotland has such great heritage of trial and triumph in making the gospel of Jesus Christ known.

The teachings of John Hus, Peter Dubois, William of Occam and Patrick Hamilton who fearlessly preached the gospel of God’s grace, historically, have played their role in bringing people to Christ in Scotland.

We must not forget the work of John Knox, a great spiritual leader, who defied the opposition to bring reformation to the Church in Scotland. John Knox gave his life to revive Christianity to its original and purest form. He fought the good fight of faith.

*Pray for Revival in Scotland. Jesus is the same yesterday as He is today and forever.

*Pray He will raise up the next generation of John Knox’s to preach the good news of Jesus Christ.

*Pray for the new generation of preachers. They will preach with zeal and without compromise.

*Pray for the fire of God to be released: fresh oil and a new wave of the Spirit to be released on every street and household in Scotland. God’s Word never fails!

*Pray for committed believers to win souls for the Kingdom. The harvest is ripe.

*Pray for Men and Women to be raised up in the boldness of spirit that God has already released over Scotland. His Word concerning Scotland has not changed.
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Without mentioning a name, there is someone on Word Press, you know your-self. You built your ministry on my work. The reality of this is – there will be no reward – for work that does not belong to you, when Christ returns. God is not blind, neither is He mocked. My sleepless nights, sufferings and sacrifice for this spiritual work is recorded by God. He holds a record of it. It is not for you to scoop and present my work as your own. This is deception.

You like the glory, but not the sacrifice it takes to produce such work.

God will give rewards to His children based on the work they have done, not on copied work. Why not put in the effort and present your own work.

This is a warning. Please go through your posts and delete those messages that do not belong to you.

I do not have to call you out. The Spirit of the Lord calls you out…

Message from Ruth Dickson.

God’s Pillar of Grace by Ruth Dickson

God’s Pillar of Grace:

The Bible gives us every reassurance of God’s faithfulness. As God’s people travelled through Wilderness and Desert lands, His Spirit never left them.

In your wilderness, be comforted, the Lord is with you. God’s Pillar of Grace goes before you. In the valley, you are not alone. On the mountain top, the Lord is with you. In the crooked places, He is the light that shines, and breaks through, leading to a straight path. The Lord makes those rough and hard places smooth. He is the Way Maker.

The Lord will see you through your wilderness and desert place, leading you every step of the way. Be comforted with God’s presence along the way. God will never leave or forsake you. He will order your steps by His Word. Amen.

©️ Ruth Dickson

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Let go of Pagan Ways by Ruth Dickson

Peter desired his disciples to place their trust and hope, not in temporal futile things, but in Jesus: the spotless Lamb. The Redeemer. . .

What a Price Christ paid:

What silver and gold could never ever do, Christ did. Think about the sacrifice Christ made. Think of the penalty He paid.

By the influence of Christ’s teachings, you can forsake the past, and embrace a new way of living.

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