Welcome To; March's Offering 

                                For

                       Take Up Your Cross!

Luke 9:18-28 And it came to pass, as he was alone praying, his disciples were with him: and he asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am? They answering said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again. He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God. And he straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing; Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day.

23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.24 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away?26 For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels.27 But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.28 And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.

 

Thank  you, F'or Joining your Hostess Foundress of Brides Of Christ Women's Ministries for TAKE

UP YOUR CROSS  a Declaration The God Head Spoke  to me to Declare as we continue the 40 days of Lent that will usher into the 8th day. of All Things New. To Become a follower of Christ Jesus there are   prerequisites These are what Jesus taught  and commanded if any man or women would come after Him

These  prerequisites were based on One or many depending one who took an interest in being a Follower of Him

The Cross was the Sacrament Jesus Declared was needed  which is part of the complete Redemption plan for  Eternal Life and Salvation I Celebrate the Cross of Christ.which was the Instrument That Defeated Sin & Death. when Jesus Declared that we are to TAKE UP  YOUR CROSS he was declaring our Individuality  and personal convictions  by way of Crucifixion Jesus taught TAKING UP YOUR CROSS is a Daily Event.

 

and demonstrated this by Taking up His Cross unto death. Bearing our sins on the Cross at Golgotha in Aramaic: means (Skull)  and is also called Calvary, from Latin calva “bald head,” or (Skull) skull-shaped hill in Jerusalem, the site of the crucifixion of Jesus is referred to in all four Gospels.When we Take up our Cross Daily it will be Anchored  wherever we Go!  The Cross of Christ has Reconciled us to God, The father.  

Ephesians 2:10-17 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.11 Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

 

12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;

 

16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father. And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another. and this is love, that we walk after his commandments This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

This Month's  Offering I celebrate the Beauty & Power of the Cross. The Formation of the Cross is the same for

Everyone and It's working and purpose is unique  for everyone according our soul  salvation and  it's Essence

I celebrate my Cross  as well as the Celtic Cross. the Celtic Cross first emerged across the island of Ireland in the early Middle Ages. Following the arrival of the Celts from 500 B.C  and on wards, this magnificent symbol became widespread across the landscape of Ireland with many still remaining today. The Celtic Cross' construction features a traditional cross accentuated with a circle around the intersection of the arms and stem.

 

The Celtic Cross represents knowledge, strength and compassion to overcome  the trails and temptations of Life . by the power of the Cross of Christ Example. The four arms of the Celtic Cross are representative of the four directions of the compassion, the four elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water, and as a representation of our mind, soul, body and heart. The center ring of the Celtic Cross is the Celtic symbol for infinite love. With no beginning and no end, it is a symbolism of God’s endless love with many believing that it is also a depiction of the halo of Christ.

 

I celebrate and Honor St Patrick of Ireland . Saint Patrick, Latin term for "father figure"is the patron saint of Ireland.  St Patrick  was born Maewyn Succat, it's recorded that he changed his name to Patricius, or Patrick,

St Patrick was a Christian missionary given credited with converting Ireland to Christianity in the AD 400s.  was a fifth-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Known as The "Apostle of Ireland"

 

He is the patron saint of Ireland, the other patron saints are Brigit of Kildare and Columba. The Blessing of  Taking up our Cross daily will be that our conviction, witness  of Christ Jesus will Convert the Heart & Soul and Deliver Nations fulfilling the great Commission . St. Patrick was born in Britain not Ireland to wealthy parents near the end of the fourth century. St.Patrick's Feast Day is Celebrated on March 17, around 460 A.D.

 

                                I Extend This invitation to you to Join your Hostess for March's Offering 

                                                              TAKE UP YOUR CROSS!                                                      

 

   

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       Accepted in The Beloved, Lisa Marie