Three things we need to hold firm till the end 

We all have something to hold on to; something can help us in our time of need. Being in control of our lives is in our human nature, but most of us forget about the victory part of our lives, including the failing segment, making the victorious wheel. But we don’t lose hope; we get up and start again with all the burden of the world. As the Bible says, ” And we are God’s house if we keep our courage and remain confident in our hope in Christ.” Hebrews 3:6b.

The three below are we need to hold them firm till the end. They are a vital part of our lives, and we need constantly remind them in our daily walk with Jesus. Let at least try and practice them.

1- Bold Confidence 

This might be defined as ‘complete trust and assurance. “ If you have confidence in someone, you feel that you can trust them, and you feel sure about your abilities, qualities, or ideas.”- Dictionary.com defined. Our bold confidence in Christ is more than any definition in any dictionary; It is heavenly confidence that can take you in a place of total security. But, this does not mean out of space; it is here in our hearts where Christ lives forever. 

2-The rejoicing of the Hope in Christ

Saint Paul said, “rejoice in the Lord always,” King David said, “rejoice.” Rejoicing is the choice, a choice that willingly comes from a glad heart. Jesus saved us from our sinful world; He died on the cross and rose from the grave. Now, we don’t need to sacrifice animals to wash our sins. And all our mistakes and disobedience has been washed in the Blood of the Lamb. These are some of the reasons we can rejoice in the Lord. Merely our rejoicing is in His presence, and perhaps our main gladness is in Jesus himself.

3-Trust

” If you trust someone, you believe that they are honest and sincere and will not deliberately do anything to harm you.” Dictionary.com defines. I am not here to preach about trust; I am 100% sure you heard lots of the time about how crucial it is to trust Jesus. Typically, we trust those near us, right? Like our parents, our brothers, our sisters… If we know how to trust humans, then we should learn to trust God. There are heaps of verses in the Bible to encourage us to trust in the Lord. You are blessed when you trust him; let us remember our feelings comes and goes, but keep trusting God is such a delight treatment to our souls. ” Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. ” Proverbs 3:5.

So, All three above gives you peace, and they are the branches of other noble, just and right things. Prepare your heart, mind and body for it—the above list required closeness to the Lord. Make time. Make it happen, and all will be as natural and not hard to do them.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

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Fill your stomach with Truth and eat the word of God

” Fill your stomach with this,” he said.

And when I ate it, it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth. {Ezekiel 3 : 3]

How can we eat the word of God? No, I am not saying ‘break’ it; I am saying how to ‘ eat them’. The thought of eating the word of Truth dropped in my soul last night. Believe it or not, I was repeating Ezekiel 3 without knowing it – as a result, I searched the Bible to find the verse talks about eating the word. Here we go: 

The voice said to me, “Son of man, eat what I am giving you-eat this scroll! Then go and give its message to the people of Israel.” [Ezekiel 3:1]

We are filling our stomachs with a lot of things during our lifetime. One thing, God is asking us today to be filled with His Word and Truth. Eating the Truth means eating Jesus’s body and drinking His Blood. Let no men lie to you.

He broke the bread, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” Jesus said. There is eternal life offered to us with eating Jesus and drinking his precious Blood. Let’s see how can we eat; we talked about it is crucial to have a fest of Truth. The below are some of the examples of filling our stomachs with Truth:

1- Walking with Jesus

2- Reading the Bible

3- Memorise and eat the verses daily 

3- Communion and fellowship with believers

4- Praying ( in times of need and not time of need/ all the time)

5- Talking with Jesus

6- Be with Jesus add Listen to the Holy Spirit

7- Give all our mind, heart and soul to Him 

Eating Jesus means being present actively with Him and intentionally thank him for his Truth within us. Of course, that comes with trusting that what we eat will heal us whole, and that is why drinking his Blood will wash our sinful Blood and make it pure as it goes through our veins. Our cells enjoy it, our mind appreciates it, our hearts are glad in it, and our soul is dancing with it. ” Son of man, eat what I am giving you- eat this scroll!!” Some thinking, this is a magic food, some others thinking is unreal. And they fill their stomachs with other junk stuff of this world. We had enough to be filled with the lies of enemies—enough travelling in the desert without water. We read and listen to the word of Truth now. We eat them and enjoy having everlasting life with Jesus. Carrying the Truth is our goal; this is our purpose. I mark today as a new generation’s army to fill my whole with the Truth of Christ, my saviour.

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Dariush Youkhaneh 

How can we ‘love God’ in the world of technology?

As a new generation person, I know one thing for sure, technology is a part of my daily life. Perhaps, I’m writing this post from a small device called a smartphone. I can access millions of information in a second. I can buy books, and I can order food with the same smart device. The majority of us got some intelligent device in our pocket, in the office or in the house.

We are a generation of technology, we like to use them, and we don’t want to be behind.

Many brave and intelligent Christians try to inject Christian manners into this technology; they are innovating a new approach. There are applications for our daily devotions, and reasonably, I am using one of them called the Bible App. We are inseparable from it, and It seems the world we live in loves it. With all the great and easy, comfortable life brings with it, that takes significant distractions – This new approach of our life wants to eat our time with a lovable favour from us, How can we love God more when there is no time apart from our technology? The Church, Ministers and other Christian institutes need to make a new practical step to tackle; being a friend of technology alone is not enough to conquer our ways to the Glory. The world needs solid Christian believers – with or without technology. Our world has enough celebrities. God knows how his gospel spread throughout the world; we don’t need to prove to God that “hey God, I have millions of followers now, if you don’t use me, you lose something”. Sorry, That is not God’s way. 

God wants to love Him, for Who He is. We can be humble and righteously use the technology; I am one of those trying to make that happen time and time again, and I know with God’s help, I can love God more than my technology. 

God saved us for such a time of this. We love technology, but we need to find a way, step aside and fist our empty hands for prayer like first-century Christians. You can’t lift your hands when they are busy. The below might be a good idea for us:

1- Download a bible app

2- Stay aside from our devices for a while 

3- Switch our mobile phone to flight mode when you do prayer

4- Stimulate first-century Christian by prayer and gathering 

5- Focus on God

Billy Graham on technology and faith’s talk by TED.com in 2008 mentioned three problems humankind is facing and no one could fix, human evils, suffering, and death. How do we change men? The Bible says the problem is within us – Which God can fix it only. He added, “The problem is not technology – the problem is the person is using it.”  

Robots, satellites, Iron man, travelling to the moon and another planet won’t fix the problem of humankind within; only God can.

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6. 

May the truth of Jesus Christ frees us from all the distractions around that we can indeed go to Him.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

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Spiritual EXCITEMENT

Spiritual excitement is a heart of a believer. Every time we make a decision in our life, we go to him, asking for a sign, asking for help, asking for guidance. We go with excitement and joy that God of all universe have heard us; it is true; indeed, He hears and cares. My question for us would be this, are we pouring our hearts when we speak to him? When we worship and call upon the name of Jesus. Indeed, He answers our prayers.
Are we excited when we go to prayer? Are we excited when the church time comes, and we are ready to hear the word of God from his nominated speaker? I have listened to many sermons and preaching throughout my walk in faith. I confess I didn’t go with an exciting spirit, many of them. But, I did show up as a sign of – God, “I am still here – I am not 100% present, but I know you know well.”
Let your heart rejoice with hymns of heaven. There is no need to do something for God to be accepted; he loves you like how he created you. Good deeds are great, helping someone is awesome, bringing word of encouragement are perfect in place but are we thirsty for Jesus? Are we excited to be in his presence?

I’ll leave it to us to discover his beauty by prayer and songs. And give us a new spiritual excitement in him.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

Christ is all that matters

He lives in us. He lives in all of us. It is the true meaning of living – means not the things of the world means not be black or white, means not to be grown on in a specific type of family. You can be famous and be the wealthiest person on earth still not let Christ lives in you. The journey of life may take you to places you may not like. Let’s think about what is the matter in our life? Paul says, ” Christ is all that matters “. If Christ is my whole life and He alone lives in me, then other things are in second.

We don’t need to put those agendas in life that do not fit in the kingdom of God. I know they may seem necessary; they indeed look significant, but pause a minute and think – is this worth it? Is it matter?

Please put on your new nature and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him.

Colossians 3:10 NLT

The matter is to know Jesus.

The matter is to know our Creator and become like him.

The matter is left the old things and wear the new nature.

Most of us are still on the old nature; we do not want to change. Because humankind does not like change, we are afraid of new and unknown things. Like a child afraid of walking for the very first time, like a person learning how to swim in the deep water – We, as his creation, need to learn how to trust Him. 

What is the cost to become like Him? How can we learn to know him? 

It all depends on us, and Christ is there, Christ willing to give His all that we can know Him better, as He did it once on the cross for all that we can live in Him.

I want to put the new nature, and I want to be renewed, my mind, life, and whole being. My friend, I am here to say, Let Christ lives in you, I know all of us living in a brutal world; there are so many challenges. The matter is not how difficult is our world; the matter is where Christ lives in our world. 

Christ is all the matters.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

Pray for Afghanistan and Haiti

Pray for Afghanistan and Haiti.

We called to pray for anybody on earth, known and unknown, friend and enemy, pressed and persecuted, cities and countries!

We are heartbroken by the news of Afghanistan. And our hearts go for those who died in natural causes in Haiti. Would you keep the chain of prayer with me to have faith and pray for these two countries?
I am particularly urging my fellow blogger and followers to pray for the people in Afghanistan and Haiti.

For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: The expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.”
Psalm 9:18 KJV

I know and believe in my heart God of heaven and earth – the most high God will hear us – as we call upon him.

Pray for Haiti
Pray for Afghanistan

Would you add this to your private prayer?

Father God – Thank you for your holiness, Thanks that you always hear us. We praise you for who you are – we are all grateful for your presence. Lord, We need you more than before- we need your hands; we pray for people in Afghanistan, particularly Christians whose lives are in danger. We pray for people in Haiti who lost their loved ones and need your comfort, Lord. We pray for protection; we pray for wisdom; we pray for peace. Lord, no one is like you. You are a good father that we can trust. Let your love be known. I praise you and give you all glory. Amen.

Dariush Youkhaneh

These Photos are good for your Soul , Nature photos

I had a small opportunity to get out of home and capture some eye-catching photos, of course within Government health order. You feel heaven on earth – you see beauty beyond beauty! When you walk through trees and greens – your soul refreshes – your mind unwinds from this world and takes you to the peaceful planet. Are you agree with me? What was a feeling you have when you walk in nature?
Here are some photos to inspire us all – for a great future – a hope which never vanishes …

Walk with me and see the beautiful nature
The way toward beauty – two things – imagine and dream
God’s thoughts are higher than our thoughts! Imagine!
Take a deep breathe – You are in green planet – lose yourself into beauty
Peace overflows from you- when you pause and look- keep dreaming
Heaven is in front of you- don’t go far touch the sky and smell the spring
Your red beauty swimming as your heart rejoicing
Green and white is the colour of your nature – walk and enjoy
Perhaps your joy doubles as you smile inside out

Which one is your favourite one? I hope you are inspired and energised like me.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

All photos are taken by Samsung s10+ .

How can you be in the world of chaos? Can you be like Jesus? Can you be in Peace? Can you be in Love?

It was two years ago – we’ve been free of restriction—the world with no wild Covid-19 virus was at least freedom. We could go to Church, and We could go to our schools and workplaces. We could go to restaurants. Now, we almost forget about how and when was the last time we gather as a community! 

Let’s turn off those voices and see what and how can we be like in the chaotic world?

If Jesus was here now- what he would do? Was he able to move around the city by city and preach the gospel of the kingdom of God? 

How can be in this world of unbelief? Everyone looking for their benefit. A country is taking over and goes in a completely wrong direction. The distance is getting more and more between families. How can one be the agent of peace in the world of chaos? 

Being Jesus on earth:

The very step of every human is to be like Jesus. Being like Jesus means to obey what he commands. There is no religious mask over a like-Jesus person. There is no double-minded here and there. They are not perfect but trying to be like Jesus. They are quick confessers and know others win the race is essential, and in the meantime, they keep their race in the eyes of Jesus. They know nothing can satisfy their thirsty souls but Jesus himself. They are living water that flows on drylands on earth. Everyone enjoys their company. They give Love and no expectation to return. They are kind and intelligent – stay alert to destroy the scheme of the enemies. Do you want to be like Jesus on earth?

Jesus said: ” Remain in me as I remain in you.” [John 15:4 ]

Being in Peace with:

If you are in Jesus – then you are the source of peace. You are the agent of peace; everyone wants to know what is the secret of your heart. They watch you secretly and learn from you- the way you speak attracts people and gives the audience wisdom and peace. You are in the centre of God’s will; it seems you are in the right place with the right people at the right time. You are content with your soul. You don’t look for answers; you are the answer! Because Jesus himself is in you. Peace beyond human understanding is in and with you. The only things that come and go into your heart are Light, Love, and Peace. So, you are at peace with everyone everywhere and yourself! 

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts.” [Colossians 3:15]

Being in Love with:

Love is not the four letters anymore. It is Love in the act. It is not a private love, but it is public – for everyone. It is for the family, friends, neighbour and nation and any race and tribe. Love does not know the colour! The only thing Love knows – it is softening and changing the hearts! If you are in Love with God – indeed in the right way through Jesus and peace is in you. Love keeps things in peace and changes destiny for the better. Love hold marriages stronger and turn a troubled teen into a loving child for the parents; Love does not know the borders. There is no limitation. 

” Love must be sincere.” [ Romans 12: 9 ]

What is your solution ? What quality can you offer to our broken world?

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Jonah Story,Nineveh, What God said to Jonah?

We continued Jonah’s story.
God said to Jonah: ” Go to Nineveh.”
Jonah went, ” The opposite direction.”

Have you ever felt you are going in the opposite direction in your life? Well, I felt, and I have been there.
It was the mushroom season in our small local town near the Caspian sea. The small village was near a vast Jungle. As a regular season, we went to pick the wild mushrooms. There were indeed delicious and nice-looking ones. Some were eye-catching ones. I was near to my family as I do not know where to go and which direction to take – If you had ever been to a vast unknown jungle, you know being close to those know the way how vital would be. Four of us- on the way to pick some mushrooms- and only one of us know the way. Suddenly my brother and I lost the two others. We were thinking of going the right way – but we were in the opposite direction of our homes. But thank God, after about 2-3 hours, the other locals found us lost and showed us the right way.
We are running away in the opposite directions! Whether we do it intentionally or unwillingly. We do it because we are living in a sinful world, and our natural response is whatever is not comfortable – ” I’ll ignore it” – or ” I know the way”. That was what we thought; when we had lost in the jungle, we felt we are going the right way – but oh, it was the opposite.
Jonah intentionally was going the opposite way. God said to him, go to Nineveh, the great city. But, It seemed Jonah was not ready to go there. Sometimes, God calls us; He passionately wants us to do that or do what he wants us to do, or go what he wants us to go. It may be because of circumstances and other excuses – we ignore to obey. The good news is here, still, God loves us, but we will learn to follow in a complicated way, and we go through a journey to learn those lessons like Jonah.
The ship he was going on to Spain – got in dire trouble, the storm/wind was hitting the boat hard, and nearly all the sailors lost their life because of a person named ” Jonah.” So, They kicked him out of the ship. But Jonah’s life never ended there- God needed to Jonah be in a quiet location where he can meet Him even inside of a giant whale.
I’m here to say to you, my friend, if the season you are in left you out, God will catch you up. He wants to have a quiet moment with you – that, there you will realise what it means to follow Him, What it means to obey Him – even you may not understand it.
Your opposite direction is not the end of the story, but it is a sign of lesson and love.
You might be going to Joppa like Jonah. But, it will be a time to go where God told you to go in the first place. He designs your destination. The journey might look scary – but He promised to be with you. Does God want you to go with him? Does he want you to be in a quiet moment? That is where Jonah found Who God is? Inside the belly of a whale. Where is our place?

In the next post, we found out How Jonah prayed and How things changed in favour of Jonah.

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Dariush Youkhaneh

Three Questions God Asked Jonah that Can Applies to Ours

Jonah’s life is an interesting one; We read a portion of his mission to Nineveh. In a couple of days ahead, I will share more about his life and other chapters with you. for now, we go straight to chapter 4 of Jonah.
Let me start by enlightening us. Jonah’s book is full of questions. Start with a question and end with a question. Interesting! Isn’t it?
In my paraphrasing: ” God said to Jonah: Would you go for me to Nineveh’s city? ” And ending with ” Am I not right to forgive the people? “

So, let’s see what the three burning questions God said to Jonah in chapter 4?
1- What right do you have to be angry?
2- What right do you have to be angry about the plant?
3- How much more, then, should I have pity on Nineveh, that great city. After all, it has more than 120,000 innocent children in it, as well as many animals!?

If you read the book of Jonah, you see Jonah was a stubborn person. He did not want to go to a place that God said him to go. He just runs away like a teenage boy. But, there was a process, and God only knew how to deliver it to Jonah. There was a lesson. And Jonah took it hard.
We are the same, Sometimes God has given us a mission to be done, but we have millions of reasons not to do it, And then, when it turns out God was right, we become angry – Do we have right when God is right, and we become angry? Being angry is not sin itself! God has a plan for you, and God has a specific goal, designed only for YOUR LIFE. It does not matter what situation you are in right now! It does not matter what title you are carrying with you. It does not matter how it does look like our bank account every day. It all comes in our obedience to God. Question one is an answer to our circumstances.
Right when God accomplished His plan through Jonah! Jonah got out of the city – to see the wrath of God on that city. But, God had mercy and compassion toward the city as people realised the depth of their wicked ways. And God showed this by a lesson through a plant to Jonah. On a hot-dry day, Jonah enjoyed the shadow of a plant God had grown for him, and the next day the plant is gone, and Jonah complained.
In question two, I guess we can learn that ” Everything belongs to Him, the smallest and the biggest! Let God does what needs to be done. Do not complain about what God has given you and take it back from you; he is the sovereign Lord and has the best interest.

God said:” How come you are angry with a plant which grown in one day and perish the next day but not the 120000 people in my image?

What we can learn from those questions :
1- God wants our obedience (do what God said to you to do)
2- Have compassion ( even with no evidence, be compassionate toward others)
3- Trust ( trust god will be with you)
4- Our God is a God of Mercy (don’t underestimate his mercy toward everyone)

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh’

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Day 14 – Psalm 23

Hi Friend, Today is the last day of our 14-day immersing in God’s word devotion. If you have been with us for all 14 days of devotion – very well done to you, I trust these days been a blessing to you as it has been for me honestly. If you haven’t had a chance to join us here you go, you can read it day by day:

Day 1 – Have Hope

Day 2 – Be an example

Day 3 – MY HEART IS HAPPY

Day 4 – YOUR DOUBT = CONVICTION

Day 5 – I LOVE YOU

Day 6 – GOD IS OUR PROTECTION

Day 7 – SERVE YOURS , SERVE OTHERS = SERVING THE LIVING GOD

Day 8 – THE COUNTRY OF MOAB

Day 9 – THE COUNTRY OF MOAB / PART 2

Day 10 – GREETINGS FROM PAUL

Day 11 – CALL TO THE LORD, HEART PRAYER

Day 12 – YOU ARE AWESOME

Day 13 – TO GOD BE THE GLORY FOREVER

Day 14 – Psalm 23

Around 1000BC, It seems King David written down my heart prayer to God. When I open Psalms 23 – a whole new world opens to me. A shepherd boy from the town of Bethlehem and the youngest son of Jesse of the tribe of Judah where the prophet Samuel anointed him as the King of Israel. 

” The LORD is my shepherd; I shall no want.

He Maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.

He restoreth my soul:

He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:

Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:

And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. Amen” Psalms 23

Pslams 23 – Confidently and bravely written by David. King David fought many battles; he only admitted God as his shepherd also acknowledged him as a warrior. He was not only a shepherd boy who fought and defeated Goliath – but he also softened his heart who sought His God eagerly.

When God lets you lie down on green pastures means – He looks after you, and you do not need to be worried about how do I do this, and how do I do that? God takes care of the sheep. When the sheep are thirsty- He leads them to the still and sweet waters that they can drink and their life back to them. God does not allow your bones to die because of dryness; He leads you, He found a way for you. God will open the door to you that you never expected.

He guides you in the right way. Even though you walk in the darkest places, He is with you, and you drank the living water at the still waters! And – After arriving at the still waters – He restores your soul, A rescuer came along and restored you to life. You have the Bible as your rod, and you have Faith as your staff, take them along with you- they will be your shield. God anointed you with the Holy Spirit’s oil.

So, You continue as His Goodness and Mercy will be with you every single day.

What is your task to do now? Dwelling and calming yourself in the presence of the Lord. 

” I am the good shepherd..” John 10:11

Questions to ponder: Do you know your good shepherd personally? What does mean God is my shepherd? 

Remember: He is a good shepherd. 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Day 12 – You Are Awesome

You are uniquely created and awesomely been formed in your mother’s womb to be here. I am just writing this post to remind you that you are loved. Although you have heard this message thousands of times. God is who created you, Awesome in His beauty.  

” I praise you because you made me amazingly and wonderfully. What you have done is terrific. I know this very well. “ Psalms 139 : 14

You are wonderful because the One who made you is Wonderful. That is why King David said it well in the above verse. I am not sure how much we know it well, but he knew it very well. Do you know you are made amazingly and wonderfully? And do you know that nothing can separate you from your Creator’s love?

His thought is precious to us, sometimes we are lost in the storm of life, and we find it hard to grasp; we are made in his image. Perhaps the more we get close to him, we get more we realise His love for us. Don’t drop this; You are precious! from your corner of the world to my corner of the world – wherever we are, we can do this! We can do a life to be better. Even if this life is brutal to us, we can be! We can try again – the failure is there to make us stronger.

Let us believe again, Let us trust again and raise up to change us and the new generation for a new world. You are alive to be witness to His beauty. Let heaven see this and smile at it, Let stars keep dancing for us and the mood see our love towards each other. Be a human, a kind and loved one. Who believes that with God, everything is possible- let’s colour our dark world with a colourful pen and paint it with a joyful shout. You are truly remarkable! ❤

Questions to ponder:  Do you know how much your Creator loves you? 

Remember: You Are Awesome

Friend, I hope day 12 blessed you. If you are followed days 1 to 12- Thanks so much, still we got two days to our 14 days immersing in God’s word. Your comment indeed will encourage me to keep writing. And tell me, on which topic do you want to see more posts? And you know! I am fully blessed you are here!

Stay blessed; peace and love with you.

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Day 9 – The Country of Moab / Part 2

Part 2 – Continues from day 8.

Out of the country of Moab – Going Home

The pain was enough; Naomi sensed the direction of God to go back home – to Bethlehem. Where he got married and have a good memory, a place can call home. She hoped she could leave all her heart-sorrow in a foreign land. She did lose everything, except the breath of keep-going; she gave it all. The country of Moab showed her the wrong side; she paid a heavy price and was ready to change. In the middle of hard-thought about what happened to her life, she remembered her daughter-in-law’s kindness :

You have been very kind to me and my sons, who are now dead.” Ruth 1:8

She didn’t have any complaints about her daughters-in-law behaviours; She praises their behaviours. In other words, she was saying, ” One behalf my sons, I was saying thanking for being kind.” Naomi knew the pain of losing the husband as she experienced herself, so she prayed for them to find a good husband and a good home. She was praying in her heart for them that they won’t go again, the bitter losing a husband. As tears were looping on Naomi’s cheek:

” She kissed her daughters-in-law, and they all started crying.” Ruth 1: 9

Three of them- Emptied their heart and emotions. The endorphins are released now, and the oxytocin has given them a sense of calm and joy.

There was quietness for a moment. 

We all have those moments of crying after pain. We learnt the lessons, and our hearts need to be emptied and earnestly looking back to home. Naomi and the women were in a bad place in her life. But this didn’t stop her from praying, and it didn’t stop her to keep going. 

Orpah and Ruth urging Naomi to go with them. But, Naomi assured them – coming with her gives them nothing:

An I am already sad enough- the Lord has done many things to me!” Ruth 1:13b

It was time to leave behind all bitterness. It was about to move to a new location, a place; that Naomi can start again. 

But Ruth followed Naomi – and they did go to Bethlehem, together. 

Question to ponder: What you learnt from this story? 

Remember: Keep going, keep praying and stay strong.

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Friend, Thanks; I am truly blessed you are here. Let your kind comment warm my heart again. I pray our Lord to bless you, dear.

Day 5 – I Love You

” I love you unconditionally. You are my favourite one. There is no one on earth and heaven like you for me, and You think I hacked your life because I know all details of your life, I know your name, I know your parents, your parents’ parents – I created you to be. You do ask? Who am I, Lord? You are my Child. You are my breathe who living on earth. You are my image. You are my everything. You are my salt; you are my light; you are my eyes; you are my feet; you are my heart.

I wake you up gently; My delights is in you, my Child; follow me. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. You won’t fall as I uphold you with my right hand. Come to me, and I give you rest, stay near to me; my will is yours. Learn from me; all you need is my Grace. Your soul will find peace in Me. Remain in Me, and I remain in You. I hear you when you pray. I rescue you; I have all authority. My name is ” I AM”. I made everything – seen and unseen. Do not worry; I carry you to another side safely. 

My focus is on you; I give you my power to overcome the enemy. Your weakness will be melt in my passion. Oh, my little Child, I renew your strength again and again. I forgive all your wrongdoings. I wipe all your sins and make them whiter than snow, and you roar like a lion. You will fly like eagles. My plans are great; they give you hope and a future.

You know what? My passion is so much for you, and I gave you my Son Jesus. I fight for you; you need only to be still. Do not fear; I will help you. My unfailing love is for you; I give you my Spirit. Rejoice in my love; I have overcome the world. I am faithful; I remember you. 

I set you free; come to me. I tell you, belief in me do not listen to the enemy. I know all your needs; I love you every day and night. Let me hug you, my Child. Stay in my arms. “

Your heavenly Father -The Lord Almighty 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh

Friend, This is day 5 of 14-day immersing in God’s word. If this post blessed you, leave a comment to warm my heart again. Would you care to share? May someone need to read; how much they are loved- as you are.

Beautiful nature at Buddero National Park

Here some are beautiful nature photos from Buddero national park. The interesting thing about nature is they continue to proclaim the beauty of God. As some are hurting the planet, other people of all tribe and nation are admiring the voiceless sound of trees, rivers and mountains. God is hovering over all. The Bible says, “Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known.” (Psalms 19:2 NLT)
How come they continue to speak and praise Him with a voiceless sound? How come we don’t honour and proclaim His Name? They make Him known. Heaven and earth all belong to Him only. Let’s see his magnificence and make Him known. Are you with me in this? Thank God for this. With all our weaknesses, we can see and enjoy his handwork.

Written by

Dariush Youkhanhe

@All photos are taken by me and are original

Identity

If you live in an apartment in a busy town – and look down from the balcony of your unit, you see people are walking into each other and hurrying to do something.

I am interested to see what will happen in the next 50 years from now. Our life is changing dramatically. Artifactual intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things(IoT) will be ordinary, and Electric cars are already hitting the markets. The machines are taking over human tasks. Those are exciting news for most of us. With all these new technologies, we are still struggling with our IDENTITY. 

If I give a blank page and tell you, please draw’ the identity’ for me; what will you draw? 

The oxford definition of Identity is “The fact of being who or what a person or thing is”

The Bible definition of Identity is “We are made in the image of God “, As I brought to you in my previous post. God breathed His life into us – then the simple meaning of who we are will articulate in who HE IS. So, Our core being is not defined by the things or affected outwardly. We may see it on the surface, but heaven’s connection shapes our inner status. That is why so many of the new younger generation are struggling to find themselves, and they look outside, look and love to be seen, desiring to have always new and shiny things. There is nothing shady to have a big dream. 

We see Identity as not something that recently comes up like a mushroom; we had this issue in Jesus’ time. There was a man called Matthew whose job was collecting tax for the government. He had access to the treasure and money; perhaps He knew the meaning of having a lot of money and sometimes unfairly collecting tax more than expected. In between, He heard Jesus came into his town, and it was the best time for him to look the life from a different angle. Matthew, A short guy, went above a tree with his expensive outfit to find his Identity. He did not care this time. Perhaps there is a Man in the town, can answer all his questions. Although Jesus, ‘the master of freeing people’, was there to bring his Identity back. Jesus’ presence was enough for Matthew to enlighten his heart. Matthew brought back Home. Then, he suddenly realised and asked this question of himself; ‘What I have been doing whole my life? Money!!! I give back four times more for those I unfairly treat them.’

Our Identity is not in the things. No, even, it is not in another person. Nothing wrong with having the stuff of life; the question comes with loving the things. Our Identity is in Galatians 5: 22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

Heaven is our Identity.

Lose your life to Jesus, and you’ll find your Identity. Lose your life to Him means to be in connection with Him. Means walk in his way, coming back to Him, even we may make a mistake – but coming back to him with a repentant heart. Where do we find our Identity? At Jesus’ feet!

Comment – what’s your definition of Identity. 

Written by Dariush Youkhaneh 

Created by His Love

In God, there is no favouritism. Everyone in His family is the favourite child. The world is dull, And it can not understand the peace and loving arm of God. For them, if there is a God, then He is so big and unknowable. For us, He is known. He has shown His love towards us. His dove is within us to comfort us, and we listen to Him because we know that He hears us.

This world does not have a shepherd, But we have; Jesus is ours. He is our voice in the world of injustice that we can echo on in every corner. He is a kind shepherd; that doesn’t let us go.

Heaven’s treasure is unlimited :

The wise men can not know Him enough. There is no one out there to explain his tangible presence except the One Who knows Him personally. God gave this privilege of being His Child. It means we have access to God’s ocean of treasure. This treasure is heaven’s knowledge and wisdom. We are limited in everything, and we have boundaries in all things we do, think and act. Prophet Job said, ” God’s power is unlimited.” All-powerful Creator has created the universe for a purpose and life. The atheists believed there is meaning in being alive and have a meaningful life. According to the New York Times, Stephen Hawking, an atheist, thought that the universe and life have meaning. Even a non-believer knows there is a meaning in life and being alive. Who made all this life? God. Who created the universe from nothing to something? God. In his ‘The Confessions’ book, Saint Augustine has written well ” God is our helper, He made us, and not we ourselves. Press on where truth begins to dawn.”

We have access to His Love:

He is not only unlimited in Nature. He is also infinite in love. Accessing to His love is not far from the human. We are in his marvellous mighty love already. Before God planned this earth in His mind, we were in His deeper level of mind and heart. I take joy in this because our Creator not only is a gardener also a lover. He is a Planner and Designer. God-breathed love into our mortal body; all the dead cells and immovable dust gathered and became a living being. We knew we carry the love everywhere before the sin stung us. This breath was the same known in the new covenant as tongues of Fire and Wind. Now, his love ( the Holy Spirit) is available for everyone. The tongues of Fire can burn all our earthly Nature. The Wind can lift us to His presence. That is Why, the Bible says, ” there is no fear in love.” But His breath(love) assures us in every detail of our life. Then, imagine, His love is with/in us. 

You are in the Beginning:

Why are you waiting? Your best life is now and ahead. There is no time to waste looking back. Since you got a remarkable creator who gave everything to you that you can have the best life possible here and in heaven with Him. Allow the light in you, reflect! There are millions out there, hungry for the love of God. You are at the beginning of exciting miracles of God in your life. You are an art – let everyone knows how beautiful your Creator has painted you. You are loved – let everyone knows God-breathed in you. You are at the beginning of an incredible journey. No one can take out this beauty within you, even yours. You are God’s beloved child.

Written By Dariush Youkhaneh

Autumn, Glory , Life

We are in the middle of Autumn in Australia. As the deadly covid-19 virus still claiming the lives of people around the world. By now , most people found a way to deal with it. Some are taken the vaccine, some are waiting to take the vaccine, some are escaped to the rural areas, some other staying away from the city centres. And sadly others are mourning still.

It seems , the life styles are getting shape , like a clay under hand of a potter. Still , most of them , carrying the  luggage around from the past to present ,hurting themselves and others. The smells of cold winter days are ahead and still we are not ready for it.

One thing that life can teach you is to be patient, it is ‘when’ and ‘How’ to apply , it’s important. 

We almost listen to everything,  looking to anything , going to everywhere we can , travel as far as we are able , altogether we forgot listen and look to whom created us to be. Being wise means have a secret life with your creator. Sometimes a prayer can change You, your inward life can hear and respond with a Joy outwardly.  Let’s get rid of all luggage. Let’s look to our Jesus. In our workplaces, in our homes , in our interaction with one another. Like a train moving to its destination , let us move to our destination. I know we can do that, something in you is stronger than anything out there. Keep your energy focused to the finish line with endurance. So , practice your Faith , Practice your love , practice your hope. Rick Warren well said ” Living for God’s glory is the greatest achievement we can accomplish with our lives.”

A glory full of grace and truth. Because He is God. He is Worthy of all. You have a purpose in Him , the sweetest thing in life isn’t about how Great we are , nor how rich we are? It is about glorifying him in the way we think , glorifying him in the way we feel and glorifying in the way we act. So , it is not about tomorrow , it about your ‘Now’!  Be in the season , use the talent God given you to be more like His Nature. It is Autumn here , the yellow leafs are dancing for a brighter days ahead. 

Comment how is your season going? What does Glory mean to you? How can you bring glory to God in your life?

Peace and Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

I lift my eyes to you..⬆️

..To you Lord , have mercy on us. O God , enthroned in Heaven. Have Mercy for the people of India, who are in pain and sorrow of sickness , have mercy ! We keep looking to you Lord , not others. We keep seeking your high love for all nations! Let Your wings of mercy covers it all, Let your angel of heavens comes and protect.

I lift my eyes and to see your wonder Lord. To see people gets free ! We are in edge of losing our everything, but you are mercy loving Father, you are Just great God. I know and I know that I can put my TRUST in you.

Keep looking up⬆️

Dariush Youkhaneh

Book review/ Steve McQueen , The Salvation of an American Icon by Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill

No doubt , Greg Laurie is a faithful man of God. Who was a friend of Billy Graham and He is a friend of many other faithful people around. His sermons are sharp and right into the point. If you have never listened to his preaching, I recommend you to give it a try.

Greg made a very courageous decision. One day when he was in front of his TV and changing the channels , He encountered with Steve McQueen’s documentary. He watched till the end of the story, but he didn’t see any mention of His Faith and salvation. Something inside him was shifted and somehow his steps ordered to gather all information from around.

Greg , himself was badly kicked by his life’s journey. His mum was an alcoholic and He never had a real dad to encourage him. I felt this book is about himself rather than Steve McQueen. Throughout the book , you read and read the comparisons between Greg and Steve’s life. By the end of book you know both story of Greg’s life and Steve’s life. I mostly enjoyed the last chapters , as I felt we got into real story , where, how he believed in Christ?

The book, repeatedly claimed that Steve McQueen ‘s gave his heart to Christ three months before his Cancer. In half of the book, I wanted put the book aside as the story went out of topic and comparison got hot and I wanted to read about Steve’s life not Greg! I felt book on cover image was misinfo , the book title should be like: “Greg Laurie And Steve McQueen Salvation Story”. Another , suggestion that could make the read easier for readers are” side notes” on each page. They were unbelievably annoying! How can we have side note for each page!? That can be tiring to read again which has been read on the page. The photos in the middle of the books are for both Greg and Steve ‘s. I felt the book is missing a good advice from a professional editor. There are also repeated sentences with changing the words. I liked the last three chapters as I said, that where the real story get started.

I love Greg’s heart, His turning story of coming to Christ , but if the cover page says ” Steve McQueen ” , the readers don’t expect to hear about others. Although, his story may be parallel of many other outside.

Steve dies with a lung cancer but He believed in Jesus Christ as His saviour ! He had Billy Graham’s bible in his hands while left this world. His last wife Barbara McQueen loved Him ver much.

I appreciated Greg to put a lot of effort on this book. To pass the story of salvation to everyone. The book ended with an invitation to everyone to accept the Christ.

Note : Although my review is on formatting and editor side , coming Steve McQueen to Jesus , is a joyful and happy story for me and others. And I am so happy Steve has been saved right before his departure and now He is on his loving arm of Heavenly Father.

Greg Laurie is the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside and Irvine California.

My Goodreads rate on this book is 3 out of 5.

If you read this book , let me know

Dariush Youkhaneh

Prayer before sleep

Nigh 7 / 7

And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, for the Mighty One has done great things for me— holy is his name. His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation. He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble. He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful to Abraham and his descendants forever, just as he promised our ancestors.”


Luke 1:46‭-‬55 NIV
Mary , Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Dearest friend , thank you so much being with me for 7 nights prayer before sleep. I hope blessed you , I continue pray for us , seeking His face. Please do let me know , if any topic comes to your heart, I will bring up in my next posts. Love you always in Jesus.

Dariush Youkhaneh

Goody Morning Monday

It is early Monday morning in Australia. I hope you are well everywhere you are right now. After , two days heaven rainfall , we woke up into a gorgeous blue Sky morning. As usual , I took my backpack and mask to catch the train to work. My workplace is not too far , it is not too close either. But , I am blessed to have express train – within 35-40 mins I will be there,pluse have a short walk to my workplace building.

Although, the weekend was wet and rainy, but I had chance to serve again at my local church. Yep, our church is opened its doors in a limited number. I always wanted to learn to love people, to be kind to them. I am in learning of love them like Jesus as this morning God loves us, as tomorrow He does and after tomorrow..

My ordinary life is good to love. Your ordinary life is good to love. Declare this after me:

I am loved.

I am a Child of God.

I sleep in peace and love of Heavenly Father.

I love life and Jesus. As Jesus loves me.

My God is bigger than any problem.

I listen to God’s voice first.

I love my little life. I do my best even others may bring me down.

I look up for help.

I am blessed.

If it is might there ,Have a great night. And have an awesome day tomorrow.

You are Awesome,

Dariush Youkhaneh

The Last day of Summer / The First day of Autumn

Yep , Australia done with summer 20-21. And today is the first day of Autumn. I didn’t have chance go to beach much. I think it was a hardest summer for many as so many beaches were closed due to pandemic. But , I am grateful, not because they were closed. But , because we had a great summer weather. Last two years, I remember, we’ve had a bad bush fire season. Also , good rain poured out throughout this summer.

The below is my last photo of summer 2021 in Sydney, Australia:

Last day of summer 2021 , Sydney Australia

No filter , God just painted as beautiful as His heart. His faithfulness goes to generations and generations. I learnt to keep the things simple. I learnt to be content in whatever life faces me.

We had rain enough , the trees are more green than last summer. So , Autumn is ready to come in and show its dance of leafs. The colours are ready for a change from green to yellow. The warm clothes are slowly ready to be picked up from the closet. And the grandma’s cookies going to be taken from oven. If not that, the changes of heart and protective to life comes with every season.

Autumn in Australia

Who knows ! May this Autumn be more beautiful than previous one. May God enlighten our hearts to His beauty more. That , we may know God loves us in every single season. We are blessed that we can see another one. Another , painted-season of our creator. I know , some of you are in a different season than Australia. One thing remains , The Goodness and Gratitude of the season that we can offer to our creator. Open your eyes and see the wonders of Love.

What do you see? How do you see it? New season is here.

Keep loving

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great, Memorise Bible Verse

No one is holy like the Lord ! There is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.
1 Samuel 2:2 NLT

This was a prayer of a broken woman which we read in book of Samuel. She declares :

No one is Holy like the Lord.

No one besides Him.

No Rock like our God.

She lifted up her prayers to the Lord with a loud voice. Friend , treasure this in your soul and bring it to the God who answers.

None like our God.

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great Memorise Bible Verse

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:2 KJV

NIV version translated as FIXING our eyes on Jesus..

We must never stop looking to Jesus. If we accept Him as our saviour and Lord. We need to believe He is the beginning and the end.

Fix your eyes on Jesus is the best experience you can have in the midst of difficulties of this life.

Read the scripture above again with a slow step and let think what fixing your eyes on Jesus means?

Fixing our eyes on Jesus means :

Peace comes. Miracles happens. And worries gone.

Focus on Jesus

Dariush Youkhaneh

Great Memorise Bible Verse

God helps and saves people. He does amazing miracles in heaven and on earth. He saved Daniel from the lions.
Daniel 6:27 ERV

God:

Helps and saves People ,

Does amazing miracles,

Saved Daniel from the lions.

God:

Helps and saves YOU.

Does amazing miracles in YOUR life.

Saved YOU from the lions.

Read and know God is awesome.

Your friend

Dariush Youkhaneh

You keep BELIEVING!

It is okay !

It is valentine’s day , and you are still wondering and searching for the love ! You are keep looking around on Feb 14 of each year and see no one along side with you! hand to hand going out for a dinner ! It is okay , you have Jesus. You keep believing!

Knowing that you are already loved with or without someone with you

Knowing that you won’t die if there is no ” body” hold your hand

Knowing that you are NOT hopeless and defend-less

Knowing that you are in loving arms of heavenly Father

The untold stories of human Life !
The unwrapped gift of Life.
The unknown beginning of eternal life!
Keep believing,
All will be told , One day!
All will be unwrapped , One day!
All will be known,  One day!
You keep believing.
#keepbelieving

You can not be defined by earthly thought and its measures! You can not compare your pure heart of diamond with the broken and mended earth. You are an Angel finishing your mission on earth with a ’cause’. That is great If ‘someone’ joined you on this journey of unknown , That is greater if ‘You’ finished the mission by your own and the community of believer around you! You keep believing.

Valentine’s day , is the day of you and Jesus. It is the day your lover Jesus died for you on the Cross to show you , How MUCH HE LOVES YOU! Let Him hold your hand by believing in Him. Let Him carry you by his shoulder by Trusting in Him. Let your lips sing a song of love to your lover Jesus.

Smile and have a laughter of heaven. You are here, loving others , loving people around you and loving you ! Your Soul belongs to Him. Your thirsty inner being will be filled with the beauty of heavens. You are a butterfly, flying over earth; let others see your beauty that they know heaven is a beautiful place to be ! It is real.

Yes , you are not alone! Joining millions of Angels , imagine that! Millions of butterflies, millions of incredible beauty! Loving , singing and rejoicing.

You keep believing!

Dariush Youkhaneh

Shalom be with you!

“God wants us to get our mind off ourselves and onto Him because He is our rock and refuge in trouble. When we rely on our own limited perspective, confusion and hopelessness are the likely outcome. Instead, we must look at the greatness, promises, and purposes of our God as revealed in His Word, because divine truth is our anchor in the storms of life.” Dr Charles Stanley said .

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
John 14:27 NIV

Most people not aware of Peace of Jesus. They think all Peace are same. As we can read from above scripture, Jesus said ” My Peace , I give you .” Let’s pause a few seconds… hang on, Jesus said ” My Peace ” It means , it is not short and earthly kind of Peace. This is Peace of Grace and Holiness. More than a mother child peace. There is no comparison, I can mention. Jesus continues to point out and telling us : the way I give this peace, is Not , the way this world gives you. In another word, it is not conditional and short. It is not attached the millions of ‘ifs’ and ‘whats’.

It is heavenly and will change your life truly. If we go deeper level means completeness, success, fulfillment, wholeness, harmony , security, and wellbeing. All comes into your life. This is Jesus gives assurance that ” don’t let your heart be troubled , I give you my Shalom and Eirene that can carry you to my destination. ”

Shalom be with you!

Dariush Youkhaneh

A Divine Grace

Three things a person must do for to be a Jesus follower ( to better to say; to a true disciple of Christ) : ( Matt 16: 24)

1- Deny Himself / Herself

2- Take up the Cross

3- Follow Jesus

We are not called, love the world  but love the Lord. I know that, part of me do not want me to deny myself. Me , wants to follow me-desire ,  denying myself is not in my dictionary at all.

What does really mean deny myself ? John Piper says: ” There is zero profit in owning the entire world, since that cannot save your soul. The soul can’t be bought by all the wealth in the world.” Denying myself means accepting to put off the honor , wealth , and anything that is not from heaven assurance. It means I have not need to be anxious of tomorrow , if I have already denied myself means I got what it meant to trust Jesus depart of outcome. The perfect season is a season I trust Him more, even the wave of problems and trials comes I’ll be right to face it ! I ain’t to move , because this is not me any more but Jesus with me. Oh How great is this. Oh sweet is to know God is Faithful in all. When I forgive myself , a new window will open. If the world wants me , but that time I am ready to pay the cost , that time I am ready to deny myself and my desires. I got it. This is the key of restoration. Free myself of this world. Forgive me and others. No stronghold will keep me any more. I look up daily and say Thank you Jesus , I am yours as Brother Lawrence said : “I did not pray for any relief, but I prayed for strength to suffer with courage, humility, and love.”

The Threes above are not a recommendation from Christ to us , but , rather a commend to all His true disciples.

John Piper continues in His article called ‘ Deny yourself for more delight ‘ : ” Therefore, when Jesus said that the way to follow him was to take up our cross, he meant at least this: Be willing (without murmuring, or God-criticism, or cowardice) to be opposed, to be shamed, to suffer, and to die — all for your allegiance to him. Or, to go to the heart of the matter, to “take up your cross” meant to treasure Jesus more than we treasure human approval, honor, comfort, and life. Our suffering is not a tribute to Jesus unless we endure it because we cherish Jesus. Taking up our cross means Jesus has become more precious to us than approval, honor, comfort, and life.”

Billy Graham well said ” “Christ demands first place in everything. And you have to come to Christ realising you’ll have to pay a price.” Following Jesus comes with a cost , If others tells you otherwise , they are not honest with you. Yes , Following Jesus is the best decision of our life. You have a forever-friend . you can call him your brother , your husband , your groom , your best friend , your lover.

Oh Lord, you sustain my whole being , Let me feel and know that you are in control of my life. Forgive me if I don’t deny myself to take my cross and follow YOU. I am weary , I confess it! Let remind myself and put you first in all my action. I recharge my soul , mind and heart with your peaceful presence. Than , I can understand your DIVINE GRACE and walk in your light. Say Amen.

Your friend

Dariush Youkhaneh

Hiking at red hands cave

Everyone , looking for peace and love in some degree. Everyone has a desire or a goal to reach. Our human nature desires loads of things , If you take more and you”ll want more and more. But, I am asking myself what can stop this? What can bring to my real sense and ask my self a genuine question: Where am I inviting God into my life? How can I please him and seek him more?

This is the cycle a person goes by natural : Born – learn to walk / Go to school , make trouble , grow up / Go to uni / go to work , / do some travel , stay single / get married , saving / having a baby / be parent /stay single , see your families children grown up , be grandparent and death of the body .

Where is my Faith in it? Where can I inject God that can be glorified on my earthly walk? Yes , everyone will leave this carnal human body one day till the returning of Jesus Christ. What thrive I make to grasp the concept of heaven in me?

There are so many element in this.

Hike and have Faith.

Yes, may you come to know his love—although it can never be fully known—and so be completely filled with the very nature of God” Ephesians 3: 19

So , the solution is : be filled with the very nature of God. What are the nature of God ? Well Bible.com brought us some conclusion :

1- God is sovereign

2- God is Holy

3- God is Omnipotent

4- God is OMNISCIENT

5- God is Immutable

6- God is Wrathful

7- God is Love

Knowing His love , is my mission , that can happen through a lot of things. Although , I received his love from my mother womb. There is no argument for this. Today, I see His love through the lens of His creation ; nature. Before seeing today’s hike , I want us point to one more thing or I’d like to point out again that If I want to be filled with very nature of God, I may come first to know His love ‘. I hope I put it together nicely that we can understand. Also , This is not any God out there , but the God of Bible. So , Whole life I am pursuing to Love him more, To know Him more . If you are the one – be united and let’s together praise Him and you’ll see the doors of heaven will open.

In today’s hike , This will remind me of how much God is love , this is the very nature of Him.

Stay in Love, Keep dreaming

Dariush Youkhaneh

Book review / The man in white by dr ernest f.crocker

I am speechless , unmoved and pretty much full of joy. ” The Man in White ” has written by our own Australian author Dr Ernest F.Crocker and I can say that he lives in my neighborhood . I was deeply impacted by the miracles , testimonies all across the chapters, felt God was moving. Some of them , were parallel of my own life experience of God. I truly respect the true stories were Dr Ernest gathered or testified in this book.

As an academic book , same this book, has been organised like academic but the Holy Spirit breathed in. I was pretty shocked how much an experienced nuclear medicine physician can trust in God and knowing something supernatural is for real! He encouraged my innermost soul with his book. Mannn , the only way I can explain this book that you take it and read it , see how much God is involved in people’s life. Some had visions, some had tangible miracles , some had audible voice of living God ( as I had ) .

The Man in White has three parts , 16 chapters.

The three parts are : The Purpose of God , The Presence of God and The Power of God

All these threes The Purpose , The Presence and The Power are the skeleton of his message. The book is not a complete non-fiction but semi-fiction , what I mean by that? Some chapters ( might be most ones) , you follow the conversation and reads from the person himself/herself testifies. God’s hand is not short. He is the master of people’s life and knows what and when we need. Another element i can quietly say that the main element of the book that Dr Ernest try to bring it across is that ‘ God Hears ‘ and ‘Faith’ can increase the closeness to His Son , Jesus and our comforter the Holy Spirit.

” The Still Small Voice ” , the title of chapter one is truly mirroring throughout the other chapters. Specially, I really liked when Dr Ernest pointing the final question to testifier : ” Who are you now? ” , followed by Author’s note.

If you haven’t read a true story , If you want to know how our living God , touch , love and care for you. And , If you want to know the Purpose , The Presence and the Power of God , this book is for you then.

You can order it from your bookshop or from Amazon here:

If you read this book , tell us how was it?

Love

Dariush Youkhaneh

Your review needed

Hi dear friends , I am so blessed to have you in my life. As I am on this platform for several years and you know my writing and posts and blogs and my intention. You lr review for my latest book “Hope in Corona Time ” will rank up and encourage others to read as this is an ebook beings light to peoples life. I am sure of this your reviews and love will bless many. The cost of book is a cost of cup of tea (3.99). But if you have difficulty to buy it let me know that I can send you a copy.

It is time now to support your friend :

Your review on Amazon.com would be so much appreciated, although you can review in Amazon of your beloved country.

What is the book’s name ?

Actually it is an ebook called Hope in Corona Time by Dariush Youkhaneh

How long is the book ?

It is short book, possibly take you 60 minutes to read in one go.

Where can I purchase it ?

From Amazon.com, and you can leave a review in Amazon.com too. https://www.amazon.com/Hope-Corona-Time-Dariush-Youkhaneh-ebook/dp/B08CTGJSTR/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=hope+in+corona+time&qid=1610941634&sr=8-2#aw-udpv3-customer-reviews_feature_div

Can I purchase it from other online bookshop ?

Absolutely and you can review there as well.

Why did I write this book?

To give us Hope , To lift us up , to change our life.

Why your review is valuable ?

Because the ranking up book will go up and more people can see and trust the review you leave on the book. It will help to reach more people. Give them hope to grasp the truth of Jesus and can open up whole lot more doors for them.

Is there any promotion /discount at the moment ?

Yes , you can purchase it FREE from smashwords.com , however you need to create an account with them which is also FREE. This promotion is for limited time only – check now from HERE.

I am earnestly looking forward to read your reviews on my latest book.

Dariush Youkhaneh

Three things God wants from us!

Yes , God does not need anything from us. He is sovereign Lord. Omnipotent, everywhere at anytime. But, there are desires , commands that lead us close to Him. To understand Him better.

Three things God wants from us!

There are three things God wants us for certain. As Peophet Micah said in His writing: “

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
Micah 6:8 NIV

Let’s keep this in our 2021 :

1- To act Justly

2- To love Mercy

3- To walk humbly

Promising me :

I promise to myself to be Just in all I do. I believe in right , and do my best to hold on this as my God is Just.

I Promise to myself to have Mercy, not only to myself also ,to people around me.

I promise to myself to walk humbly in all stations. If I’m in highest or in my lowest. That’d be my part of being. Being Humble.

Lets choose the threes be our guide for the year 2021.

Stay Strong

Dariush Youkhaneh

Heads Held High ebook

Another short book of mine which greatly impact you inside out.

Alone or in a crowd, in noise or in silence, in fire or in no fire, in heaven or on earth, in here or in everywhere, your love will follow me. Even in the depths of the earth or the highest heaven you will be with me. Your whisper tells me to start again. Your whisper tells me to go ahead. Your whisper tells me there is a future, there is unending life. Not leaning on the flesh, I keep my head held high, rescuing others, pressing toward the kingdom and waiting for the return of the heavenly groom.” – Heads Held High by Dariush Youkhaneh

Here is another great inspirational ebook. No doubt , it will empower you. No doubt it will bless you. What is your favorite quote from it ? If you haven’t had a chance to read here is the link to buy :

Looking forward to your comments.

Love

DY