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Walk in His Steps!

Walk In His steps “For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps” 1Peter 2:21 

Walk in Love “Walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling aroma.” Ephesians 5:2

Walk in the Spirit “Walk in the Spirit”, If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” Galatians 5:16; 25

Walk in the Light “Walk as children of light.” “Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness but have the light of life.” “Come and let us walk in the light of the Lord.” Ephesians 5:8; John 8:12; Isaiah 2:5

Walk carefully “Be careful how you walk, not as unwise but as wise.” Ephesians 5:15 

Walk in the newness of life “Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” Romans 6:4

Walk in good works “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10 

Walk in the Day Jesus said “If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.” John 11:9

Walk properly “Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. Romans 13:13

Walk by Faith “For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7;

Walk with Me “They shall walk with Me in white, for they are worthy.” Revelation 3:4

Walk worthy of Me “walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God” Colossians 1:10

Walk before Me  “When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I Am Almighty God; walk before Me and be blameless.” Genesis 17:1

Walk in Him “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him.” Colossians 2:6

Walk in the same way “He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.” 1 John 2:6 

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4 

“I will raise up for myself a faithful priest, who shall do according to what is in my heart and in my mind. And I will build him a sure house, and he shall walk before my anointed forever.” 1 Samuel 2:35 

“Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the path of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful; But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.” Psalm 1:1-2

Walk humbly with your God “He has shown you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 

“I will walk among you and be your God and you shall be my people.” Leviticus 26:12 

Jesus walking on the water “And when the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were troubled,  And they cried out for fear…Jesus said come!” Matthew 14:24-33 

“You shall walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land that you shall possess.” Deuteronomy 5:33

Jesus, “Nevertheless I must walk today, tomorrow, and the day following. Luke 13:33

Walking in the cool of the day “And they heard the sound of the Lord  God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.” Genesis 3:8 

“Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.” Genesis 5:24

“Noah walked with God.” Genesis 6:9

One of the greatest joys of my life has been walking around the world with Jesus while carrying the cross. Thousands of miles and years of fellowship with God while living in His glorious Presence!

I have found that life with Jesus is worth living. The mighty God for His own pleasure made us to have an intimate, personal, living and glorious relationship with Him. Oh how I love my Lord and my God. Whatever is going on with and around me, He is unchanging! 

In these uncertain times each of us can live in peace, love, hope and joy no matter what is happening in us and in the world around us.

I have often said the Name of Jesus to the rhythm of each step…Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Jesus! Praying, worshiping, rejoicing, weeping, enjoying, experiencing, learning, growing, enduring, pressing on and on irregardless of conditions or response of people. Seeking to keep my eyes ever on Jesus my Lord and Savior and companion. 

We have experienced life together. From jails to wars, through the rain and mud, eaten by mosquitoes and insects, itching in wet clothes and shivering in the cold. Also dripping with sweat and covered with dust and yet it was the sweetest times of glory. Through heartbreaks and glorious joy. The idea that God wants me with Him is the most exciting knowledge to have in this life. 

I have always felt at home with Jesus!

The only time I did not know Jesus was when I was seven years old at a revival meeting at church when I felt lost and needed to pray and be saved. It was for about half an hour later that I knelt in the car park and prayed with the evangelist to receive Jesus as my Savior and give Him my life. I answered the call of Jesus to preach when I was fifteen years old. After many years of preaching and evangelism Jesus called me to make a real physical wooden cross.

I knew this was my mission. Since then I’ve always wanted to carry the cross to honor and lift up Jesus in the Power of the Holy Spirit and in the Love of the Father for the Glory of God. 

The pilgrim life was for me. 

I remember in the early years struggling in the heat and up and down the roads saying to the Lord, “What are you doing ‘to’ me?”

He said, “I’m grinding you to power so I can blow you where I will.”

I replied, “Keep on grinding, don’t stop now!”

I love to walk with the wind in my face, the cross on my shoulder, the Bible in my hand, Jesus in my heart, preaching the good news in a hurting and lost world.

However cross walking is not just walking on foot with a wooden cross but it is living daily carrying our on crosses with our eyes on Jesus. Walking in His steps. Walking with Jesus 24 hours a day in all conditions, facing life with God. Desiring Jesus in all His fullness and loving others should be reflected in our lives.

We are to love others and that sends us out to seek and to witness to those who are lost. Preaching Jesus to all the world. I pray my walk in life, word and deed in love will be pleasing in the eyes of God.

In order to walk with Jesus, we must ‘know’ Jesus!

One must understand who Jesus is as revealed in the Bible.

If we do not know this we cannot follow.

We know on the bases of the Truth!!!

Jesus said, “I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life! No one comes to the Father except by Me!”

Otherwise one lives or seeks to follow Jesus by feelings, emotions, culture or popular ideas. 

I desire to walk with Jesus always and follow Him. You too, can walk and have intimate walk with Jesus. I encourage you to begin this walk with God today. You can pray this prayer. 

“Dear God I need You. I put my trust and faith in Jesus as I repent of my sins. I confess Jesus as my Savior! I believe Jesus died on the cross for my sins and arose from the grave and lives forever more. I am not ashamed of Jesus. I want to walk with you from this day forward. Make my home in heaven. In Jesus Name I pray. Amen.”

Pilgrim followers of Jesus, Arthur and Denise Blessitt, Luke 18:1 www.blessitt.com  

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