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"August 25, 1975"  Dr. Jean Chesser  August 25, 2016

August 25, 1975, 41 years ago today, three cars came rolling into Mountainbrook area of Charlotte, NC from Indian Rocks, Florida.  Debbie Chesser Brewer was driving her car; James Daryl Chesser was driving his car; and H.L., my late husband, and I were driving our car.  We came expecting great things and excited to be on this journey. 

H.L. & I had been here three weeks earlier for H.L. to speak.  During that weekend we were asked to come be the pastors.  The pastor who was here was moving to Italy, and there was a need here.  We both felt God was in this move.

We went home to tell our children and see if they were ready to move with us.  Daryl was at a Youth meeting in Detroit, MI., so we had to wait until the following weekend to tell him.  Then we had to tell both of our families, tell our church, and get a pastor within the next three weeks.

All was accomplished during that time line.  We prayed about a new pastor for the congregation we had started in Indian Rocks.  A pastor in Maryland really came to mind.  When H.L. called him the next morning, he had just awakened from a dream where he had dreamed he received a call with an invitation he would accept.  He came in the next week or so, and he was installed as the pastor.

We put our house up for sale, got movers to move us, and we were off to a whole new life.

 Through the years, we have met some wonderful people.  We been through the good, the bad, and, yes, even the ugly at times!  

 Our three wonderful granddaughters were born here: Amanda Beighle, Jessica Brewer & Becca Brewer.  

 On November 23, 1999, H.L. went home to be with the Lord.  A sad time for all of us, but we didn't 'lose' him!  We all know exactly where he is, and we expect to spend eternity with him!

 Life goes on!  

 I thank God that all my family love the Lord!  I am blessed beyond measure, and we 'ain't' seen nothing yet!  

 THE BEST IS YET TO COME!!

For in Him, we live, and move, and have our being...

Acts 17:28

"Jesus Loves All The People Of The World"  Dr. Jean Chesser  July 8, 2016

As a child, I sang along with all my friends:

'Jesus loves the little children,
ALL the children of the world!
Red and Yellow, Black and White,...
They are precious in His sight!
Jesus loves the little children
Of the world'

Jesus STILL LOVES ALL the children (AND the grownups) of the world!!

Red and Yellow, Black and White,
They are (ALL) precious in His sight,

JESUS LOVES ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD - AND ALL LIVES MATTER TO HIM!

For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life! (John 3:16. NKJV) 

"He Is Risen"  Dr. Jean Chesser  March 27, 2016

THE GRAVE IS EMPTY!

HE IS NOT HERE, BUT IS RISEN!

JESUS IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD!

BUT - HE IS COMING AGAIN

"And the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed after, and they observed the tomb and how His body was laid. Then they returned and prepared spices and fragrant oils. And they rested on the Sabbath according to the commandment.”

Luke 23:55-56 NKJV. 

 "Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared. But they found the stone rolled away from the tomb. 

 Then they went in and DID NOT FIND THE BODY OF LORD JESUS . 

 And it happened, as they were greatly perplexed about this, that behold, two men stood by them in shining garments. 

 Then, as they were afraid and bowed their faces to the earth, they said to them,

"WHY DO YOU SEEK THE RISEN AMONG THE DEAD?"

 HE IS NOT HERE, BUT IS RISEN!

Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee, saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again. ” 

 And they remembered His words. Then they returned from the tomb and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them, who told these things to the apostles. And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them. But Peter arose and ran to the tomb; and stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying by themselves; and he departed, marveling to himself at what had happened.”

Luke 24:1-12 NKJV

 Dr. Alva Jean Chesser

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"Could This Be The Man?"  Dr. Jean  March 22, 2016

“SO I SOUGHT FOR A MAN AMONG THEM WHO WOULD MAKE A WALL, AND STAND IN THE GAP BEFORE ME ON BEHALF OF THE LAND, THAT I SHOULD NOT DESTROY IT, BUT I FOUND NO ONE.”

Ezekiel 22:30 NKJV

More than 2,000 years ago, a Virgin conceived a little Baby Boy by the Holy Spirit.

“Then the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.  And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name JESUS.  He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David.”

Luke :30-32 NKJV

That little Baby Boy was born in the little town of Bethlehem.

“Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed wife, who was with child.  So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered.  And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”

Luke 2:4-7 NKJV

That Child, at 12 years of age, astonished the teachers, listening to them and asking questions.

“Now so it was that after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions.”

Luke 2:46 NKJV

That Baby Boy grew up and became a Man, causing the blind to see, causing the lame to walk, cleansing the lepers, causing the deaf to hear, raising the dead to life, and preaching the gospel to the poor.

“Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and tell John the things you have seen and heard: that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the gospel preached to them.”

Luke 7:22  NKJV

For that, this Baby Boy, who became The Man, was apprehended and taken captive by the religious society.  He was beaten until hardly recognizable with stripes on His back, crown of thorns on His Head, and His clothes being gambled away on that fateful day.

“So then Pilate took Jesus and scourged Him.  And the soldiers twisted a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and they put on Him a purple robe  Then they said, “Hail, King of the Jews!”  And they struck Him with their hands.”

John 19:1-3 NKJV

“Behold, My Servant (JESUS) shall deal prudently; He shall be exalted and extolled and be very high.  Just as many were astonished at you, so HIS VISAGE (HIS FACE) WAS MARRED MORE THAN ANY MAN, AND HIS FORM MORE THAN THE SONS OF MEN.,”

Isaiah 52:13-14 NKJV

“But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed,”

Isaiah 53:5 NKJV

“Who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness – by Whose stripes you were healed.”

I Peter 2:24 NKJV

“Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, as HIS DIVINE POWER HAS GIVEN TO US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN TO LIFE AND GODLINESS, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue. by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.”

II Peter 1:2-4 NKJV

THE MAN was then taken out of the city, bearing a cross, (Until Simon stepped in and carried it the rest of the way).  THE MAN was nailed to that cross, his wrists and ankles had spikes driven through them, and with a THUD … THIS MAN WAS HUNG ON THAT CROSS BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH … FOR YOU – FOR ME!

Then they crucified Him, and divided His garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet: “They divided My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots.”

Matthew 27:28-29 NKJV

In the last moments of THIS MAN on earth, He said, “I THIRST”, and a sponge full of sour wine was put to His mouth.

“After this, JESUS knowing that ALL things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!”  Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth.”

John 19:28 NKJV

THAT MAN, JESUS, THEN CRIED OUT, “IT . IS . FINISHED”!  AND EVERYTHING FOR WICH THE MAN HAD BEEN BORN – FOR WHICH HE HAD LIVED HIS LIFE – WAS COMPLETELY ACCOMPLISHED AND THE DIVINE EXCHANGE WAS COMPLETED BETWEEN JESUS AND EVERY MAN, WOMAN, AND CHILD, PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE!

SOZO (SALVATION) WAS ACCOMPLISHED:  SALVATION – HEALIING – DELIVERANCE – PROSPERING (TO DO WELL IN ALL THINGS) – PRESERVATION – PROTECTION – BEING MADE WHOLE!

“So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “IT IS FINISHED!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.”

But one of the soldiers pierced His side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out.

John 19:30, 34

THE BODY OF THE MAN was then bound in strips of linen with spices and taken to a new tomb in the garden where He was crucified!

“Then they took the body of Jesus, and bound it in strips of linen with the spices, as the custom of the Jews is to bury,  Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been laid.  So there they laid Jesus, because of the Jews’ Preparation Day, for the tomb was nearby,”

John 19:40-42

BUT THE STORY ISN’T YET COMPLETED!

    On the THIRD DAY, several of the women visited His grave, only to find the stone rolled away and an EMPTY TOMB!

“Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.  But they found the stone rolled away from the tomb.  Then they went in and DID NOT FIND THE BODY OF THE LORD JESUS.  And it happened, as they were greatly perplexed about this, that behold, two men stood by them in shining garments.

“HE IS NOT HERE, BUT IS RISEN!  Remember how He spoke to you when He was still iin Galilee, saying, ‘The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.'”  And they remembered His words.

Luke 24:1-4

And these women became the first ministers of the gospel as they ran to tell the disciples, “JESUS, THE MAN, IS RISEN FROM THE DEAD!  HIS GRAVE IS EMPTY!”

“Then they returned from the tomb and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.  It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them, who told these things to the apostles.  And their words seemed to them like idle tales, and they did not believe them.”

Luke 24:6-11

“BUT THIS MAN (JESUS), AFTER HE HAD OFFERED ONE SACRIFICE FOR SINS FOREVER, SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD.”

Hebrews 10:12 NKJV

“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His  shoulder.  And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever.  The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.”

Isaiah 9:6-7 NKJV

“FOR THERE IS ONE GOD AND ONE MEDIATOR BETWEEN GOD AND MEN, THE MAN CHRIST JESUS!!”

I Timothy 2:5 NKJV

I now ask you –

COULD THIS BE THE MAN GOD WAS LOOKING FOR

TO  MAKE A WALL

AND STAND IN THE GAP? 

Alva Jean Chesser

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"Does It Seem Like Everything In Your Life Is Being Shaken?  Dr. Jean March 21, 2016

We are living in a day when it seems that everything all around us is shaking!  Families, Churches, Jobs, Relationships, certainly Politics, etc.  The list could go on and on and on.

 

We have already been told this in the Word of God.  EVERYTHING THAT CAN BE SHAKEN WILL BE SHAKEN!  It certainly seems to be the last of the last days.

 

JESUS is the only One NOT being shaken.  We can run to Him and hide in Him!  

 

JESUS is our Rock, our Messiah, our Savior, our Healer, our Provider, our Sword, our Shield, our Comfort, our Joy, our Peace, our EVERLASTING FATHER, our Rose of Sharon, our Great and Morning Star, our Lily of the Valley, our Great Shepherd and the list could continue throughout this day.  

 

Bottom line, JESUS IS 'I AM'!  Always Present Tense!  Whatever you can name, JESUS IS!  He IS in your day today!  Whatever is shaking your world today, 'I AM' has already been there!

 

'I AM' - JESUS - is standing there with arms open wide to receive you and be with you.

 

If you do not know nor have this Great Stabilizer - JESUS - in your life today, all you have to do is confess that JESUS IS LORD, and believe in your heart that God, our Father, has raised Him from the dead, and you are in the family of the Great 'I AM'!  

 

WELCOME to the family of God!

 

“See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape who refused Him who spoke on earth, much more shall we not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from heaven, whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, “Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.” 
 Now this, “Yet once more,” indicates the removal of those things that are being shaken, as of things that are made, that the things which cannot be shaken may remain. 
 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire.”
Hebrews 12:25-29 NKJV

Alva Jean Chesser

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"God Bless America!"  Dr. Jean February 16, 2016

Psalm 127 (KJV)

1 Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it:

except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.

 

Psalm 33:12 (KJV)

12Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD:

and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.

 

 

During WWII, Irving Berlin penned a prayer, put it to music, and it reverberated across our nation!  

Kate Smith belted it out so beautifully, "GOD BLESS AMERICA".

 

As I was growing up, that was a song we sang in church, in school, at play, and anywhere and everywhere we went.  It was a time when we were so proud of our nation.  

 

We believed we had a big enemy, but we also believed in our great God Who was with us.  We didn't have our nation divided as it is today.    

In all my 81 years, I have never seen nor 'felt' the divisions in our nation as they are today in February, 2016!  

 

Everyone and everything that can be divided seemingly has successfully been done by people who have an agenda and know exactly what they are doing!  

 

The election coming up is one of the most important - if not THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION - of my lifetime!  

 

We are at a great precipice and need God in our nation as much as we have ever needed Him!  

 

If you ever prayed, found out about the candidates, sought God regarding your vote, and VOTED, 2016 is certainly the year to do so!  

 

GOD BLESS AMERICA!  The 'storm clouds' are now across our land!

 

"While the storm clouds gather far across the sea,

Let us swear allegiance to a land that's free.

Let us all be grateful for a land so fair,

As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer....

 

God Bless America!

Land that I love!

Stand beside her, and guide her,

Through the night with the LIGHT from above.

From the mountains to the prairies,

To the oceans white with foam!

 

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

MY HOME SWEET HOME!

 

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

MY HOME SWEET HOME!"

Dr. Alva Jean Chesser

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