Thursday, April 08, 2021

Only Jesus. Simply Jesus. No One but Jesus. - April 8, 2021


Morning by Morning, April 8 - Only Jesus. Simply Jesus. No One but Jesus.

Good morning, Lord Jesus. Help me begin this day and every day embraced by my Father, centered in Christ, and filled with the Holy Spirit. ...

“When I came to you, brothers and sisters, I did not come proclaiming the mystery of God to you in lofty words or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. And I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling. My speech and my proclamation were not with plausible words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith might rest not on human wisdom but on the power of God” (1 Corinthians 2:1-5).

Not my words, but Your words. Not my wisdom, but Your power. Not lofty platitudes or the popular philosophies of the day clothed in politically correct language and socially acceptable standards dumbed down to the lowest common denominator. But “Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.”

Only Jesus. Simply Jesus. No one but Jesus.

“There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” (Acts 4:12). “For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek” (Romans 1:16).

The Message of the Cross is always at the heart and the power of God. There’s no true “demonstration of the Spirit and of power” without faithfully declaring “Jesus Christ, and Him crucified.”

The Message of “Him crucified” is Message of Him raised in resurrection power and resurrection glory from His crucifixion. The Blood of the Cross is the victory of Christ. “For God was pleased to have all His fullness dwell in Him (in the Lord Jesus Christ), and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through the Blood of His Cross” (Colossians 1:20).

That peace of God is a demonstration of the power of God by the Spirit of God that we can only experience through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and Him crucified. Out of that peace come healing, freedom, and the fullness of our salvation -- not just in Heaven when we die, but also here in our hearts now.

So let my words be Your words today. Let my heart be one with Your heart today. Let all I say and I all I do be rooted and grounded, centered and focused on You alone, Lord Jesus Christ. And let there be “a demonstration of the Spirit and of power” everywhere You send me today with Your Message of healing and hope, forgiveness and freedom, available to all through the Cross of Christ. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

Be encouraged today! In the Love of Jesus, Tommy Hays

My friend, may you experience and share a demonstration of the Spirit and of power in your life and everywhere you, with Jesus in your heart and His Message at the heart of all you do and say, in Jesus' name. Please pray the same for me. God bless you, my friend!

Tommy & Rocio Hays
Messiah Ministries
17503 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 104407
San Antonio, Texas 78257

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April 15th
Retreat in Person and by Zoom with the Prayer Ministry Team for Coker United Methodist Church, San Antonio, preparing for the Healing Services April 25-26th.

April 18th (Now Rescheduled to June 6th)
Preaching the Sunday Services at the Bridge Church in Fredericksburg, Texas 9:00 and 10:45, live and livestream rescheduled for June 6th now instead of April 18th)

April 22-24th
Fellowship of Ministries Retreat for MorningStar Ministries, Fort Mill, South Carolina. 

April 25-26th
Healing Prayer Services at Coker UMC San Antonio, TX
In-Person, April 25th- 6:30 PM, Coker Sanctuary- 231 E North Loop Rd San Antonio, TX 78216 (Note: Use the Wurzbach Parkway Entrance as the N. Loop Entrance is closed due to construction)
Via Zoom, April 26th- 6:30 PM
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May 6th
Rocio Caballero Hays is leading one of the prayer times in at the 2021 City Wide Women’s Prayer Gathering at Iglesia Puerta de Restauracion, San Antonio, TX 9:30 to 11:30am.

May 14-16th
Keynote Speaker at 2021 Spring Conference of Central Texas Area Aglow in Kerrville, Texas featuring international worship leader Terry MacAlmon in an outdoor worship evening Friday Night at the Empty Cross at Kerrville Coming King Prayer Garden, followed by our conference Saturday and Sunday.
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Tuesday Nights
Teaching Life Transformation Course live in person every week at the Bridge Church in Fredericksburg, Texas from 6 to 8:00. All are welcome to come join us at any time along the course. Based on the principles of my book Free to Be Like Jesus!

Tuesday Mornings
Teaching by Zoom on Deliverance Ministry Training for leaders of MorningStar Ministries Connect Groups. Ten week series.

Thursday afternoons
Continue Teaching Healing Prayer Ministry by Zoom for Coker United Methodist Church San Antonio, Texas prayer team. Eight week course.