Summary: Beloved, just stay in the Jesus zone, follow Jesus always and be in line with His plan for you
May the peace of the Lord be with you.
Topic: JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE IN LINE WITH GOD'S ULTUMATE PLAN
Acts 23:12-24 King James Version (KJV)
12 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
13 And they were more than forty which had made this conspiracy.
14 And they came to the chief priests and elders, and said, We have bound ourselves under a great curse, that we will eat nothing until we have slain Paul.
15 Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
16 And when Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, he went and entered into the castle, and told Paul.
17 Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: for he hath a certain thing to tell him.
18 So he took him, and brought him to the chief captain, and said, Paul the prisoner called me unto him, and prayed me to bring this young man unto thee, who hath something to say unto thee.
19 Then the chief captain took him by the hand, and went with him aside privately, and asked him, What is that thou hast to tell me?
20 And he said, The Jews have agreed to desire thee that thou wouldest bring down Paul to morrow into the council, as though they would enquire somewhat of him more perfectly.
21 But do not thou yield unto them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath, that they will neither eat nor drink till they have killed him: and now are they ready, looking for a promise from thee.
22 So the chief captain then let the young man depart, and charged him, See thou tell no man that thou hast shewed these things to me.
23 And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night;
24 And provide them beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring him safe unto Felix the governor.
Beloved, the enemy knows God has a plan for you so his aim is to frustrate you and keep your focus off what the Lord wants to use you to accomplish.
Another thing is for him to make you see your current situation or the small picture you are seeing as God's maximum limit for you, as if it's your final destination.
When the enemy is not able to frustrate you spiritually, he will now attack physically with a spiritual touch that is supposed to give him extraordinary powers or authority over you for the physical attack to be successful.
The Jews employed the spiritual weapons of fasting and oath taking to give them spiritual backing or power and authority to carry out their physical attack successfully on Paul.
But God Almighty is always a billion if not a zillion steps ahead of the enemy and all his cohorts. So the Lord thwarts all their plans both physical and spiritual ones and He makes them see their folly.
Their own oath taking and fasting then becomes an albatross around their neck and poison in their blood. They die from their own evil set up with time if not instantly.
Beloved, the evil ones will set you up for destruction or whatsoever but Jesus shall deliver you and they shall surely fail.
The Lord would provide a means for your escape, and that means would be one in which you will be treated as an exalted one, just because you are a beloved child of God Almighty. The Lord dis it for Paul and He will o it for you as well.
They will see you escape in glory and not know what to do but just die or get destroyed out of anger and hatred and evil intentions. These three are like poison in the body and they shall surely eliminate those who carry them from the face of this earth like poison kills the one who takes it in.
The hate is real but Jesus and the Love of Jesus for us is more real than the hate. Look not therefore at the hate and be worried, look at the Love of Jesus and be strong, be courageous knowing that the will of God shall be done in your life, because beloved, *IT'S ALL ABOUT JESUS* and no one else.