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"What the World Needs Now is Love"

Early this morning (Queensland time). it is now 8 am.

I thought about so many "believers" (sadly many, many that have come and gone through my life ... and some still in contact, who are living a life of "flesh dominance"... By NOT having a consciousness of GOD'S LOVE in themselves ... even those who are born again (children of God).

Hopefully, Many "believers" will prayerfully realise what has been accomplished for them ..... and then REST in Him and let His love be exhibited, shared by this suffering, flesh controlled world. ...... to exhibit thanksgiving! .... So the world can see what God has achieved and made available.

Brian V McMichan, Australia


Paul said (Gal 2:20), "I (my spirit) have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ Jesus Who lives in me" ... you, or anyone, can say that. ..... God IS love, so ANYONE who is born again (a new spiritual creation (2 Cor 5:17) has God (Who is Love) in them ..... ... all it takes is "whosoever believes" and takes the step of faith to be (spiritually) born again.

1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world, and this is the victory that conquers the world, even our faith. (Whatever: no longer a human, but a child of God, God in them, filled with His love, led by the Holy Spirit with Father and Lord Jesus in us to express that love to the world.) .... 1 John 4:17 In this [union and communion with Him] love is brought to completion {and} attains perfection with us, that we may have confidence for the day of judgment [with assurance and boldness to face Him], because as He is, so are we in this world.

So ...The success of your life, as a child of God, is in direct proportion to the consciousness of the living Christ, and the power and love of God, that is in your heart."  F J Heugal


Zech 4:6: "not by might, nor by power but by Your Spirit" (the Spirit of loveavailable to do it all through us .. IN and WITH love!

1 John 4:12 No man has at any time [yet] seen God. But if we love one another [LET His love THAT IS IN US, flow from us], God abides (lives and remains) in us and His love (that love which is essentially His) is brought to completion (to its full maturity, runs its full course, is perfected) in us!

1 John 4:13 By this we come to know (perceive, recognize, and understand) that we abide (live and remain) in Him and He in us: because He has given (imparted) to us of His [Holy] Spirit.

1 John 4:15 Anyone who confesses (acknowledges, owns) that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides (lives, makes His home) in himand he [abides, lives, makes his home] in God.

1 John 4:16 And we know (understand, recognize, are conscious of, by observation and by experience) and believe (adhere to and put faith in and rely on) the love God cherishes for us. God is love, and he who dwells {and} continues in love dwells {and} continues in God, and God dwells {and} continues in him.

1 John 4:17 In this [union and communion with Him] love is brought to completion {and} attains perfection with us, that we may have confidence for the day of judgment [with assurance and boldness to face Him], because as He is, so are we in this world.


All that is required is for anyone to turn from the darkness of the world to Jesus Christ, the Light so that they can realise that their spirits have been set free. Today on earth, there are almost 7 billion people, and most are still looking into the darkness.

As God so greatly loved and deeply prized the world, that He even gave His only begotten Son. He desires that all people realise that spiritual freedom is available. Father is aware of all people's circumstances and will "seek their attention" when the time is right ... John 6:44 Christ Jesus said, "No one can come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me attracts {and} draws him {and} gives him the desire to come to Me," ... God, being love, gives people a choice about turning to the Light!

When a person makes that choice, they will understand that as soon as the "old spiritual man" is washed away (following Jesus' example in baptism), this allows the Holy Spirit to come to them[ They become a new "spiritual" creation ... they become a child of God, cared for by Him .. 1 John 5:4 For whatever is born of God is victorious over the world; and this is the victory that conquers the world (and all evil influences in the world.) - even our faith. .... God is love ...and love overcomes all things. God is Spirit – to be spiritually minded is life and peace(Note: It is "whatever" .. not whoever ... it is a renewed spirit)

This step of faith is available for anyone, when they believe .... be it in a river, a pond, a lake ... or even under a shower. God knows their faith and sees them taking the step of faith!

Rom 8:14 For all who are led by the Spirit of God (Who is love) are sons of God .... so, Rom 8:13 ... let His love empower you .....through the power of the [Holy] Spirit you are [habitually] putting to death (making extinct, deadening) the [evil] deeds prompted by the body, you shall [really and genuinely] live forever... Taking the step of faith and receiving the Holy Spirit and allowing Him to direct your life means. John 16:33.. in Me (Christ Jesus, the Vine), you may have [perfect] peace {and} confidence. In the world you have tribulation {and} trials {and} distress {and} frustration; but be of good cheer[take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.] ...... AND they love that achieved all that IS imparted to ALL who are born again!

NOTE: Father doesn't want people to strive and put in a big effort to be Christians. All that is needed is to wash away the "old man" and be born again THEN rest in the Vine.. to have a consciousness of being spiritually grafted into Christ Jesus our Lord by Father ... look around you at the trees, shrubs, vines ... moment by moment, they are receiving all that is needed to grow and produce.

Christ, Jesus explained it with this analogy... John 15:1 I AM the True Vine, and My Father is the Vinedresser.

John 15:2 ....He cleanses {and} repeatedly prunes every branch that continues to bear fruit, to make it bear more {and} richer {and} more excellent fruit.

 John 15:4 Dwell in Me, and I will dwell in you. [Live in Me, and I will live in you.] Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the Vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me.

John 15:5 ..... Whoever lives in Me and I in him bears much (abundant) fruit. Howeverapart from Me [cut off from vital union with Me], you can do nothing.

The fruit being .. Gal 5:22 -24 But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness, gentleness (meekness, humility), self-control (self-restraint, continence). Against such things, there is no law [that can bring a charge]. And those who belong to Christ Jesus (the Messiah) have crucified the flesh (the godless human nature) with its passions and appetites {and} desires.


He is love..... He is in constant union with all born again believers ... what the world needs now is love!

Love is .... Love is not .... You choose what you want in your life. ... (1 Corinthians 13)

* Love endures long and is patient and kind.

* Love is never envious.

* Love never boils over with jealousy.

* Love is never boastful or vainglorious or displays itself haughtily.

* Love is not conceited, arrogant, and inflated with pride.

* Love is not rude or unmannerly.

* Love does not act unbecomingly (unsuitable, not socially acceptable).

* Love does not insist on its own rights or its own way, for it is not self-seeking, or expecting to have needs met by others. 

* Love is not touchy or fretful or resentful.

* Love does not take account of the evil done to it – it pays no attention to a suffered wrong.

* Love does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

* Love bears up under anything and everything that comes.

* Love is ever ready to believe the best of every person.

* Love has hope that is fadeless under all circumstances.

* Love endures everything.


Love, (God) never fails, never fades or becomes obsolete, or comes to an end; because God is love (and God is in you).

As God is love, a step away from love is a step away from God... separation from God. God loves you and wants you to receive His love and share it with others. ......and He will meet all our needs.

What the world needs now is love! .......Father has already supplied it ... let the world see it and rejoice!



"Our Father is Love"

In this "worldly" world ... even among so-called believers, it is rare to be able to be "children of God spiritually." Often when I am looked at, you know that the person doesn't know what I am sharing.

I believe that with all the "troubles" people are experiencing, all that is required is a genuine plea to Father, "Help me!;" Knowing that He is always listening and waiting for our call, and already has the answer for our deliverance.   

We are His children, but too many believers think they are "all grown up" and try to do it themselves.

 Sadly, many many people have NOT had good relationships with their earthly father.

But our Father is love:

  • Love endures long and is patient and kind.
  •  Love is never envious.
  • Love never boils over with jealousy.
  • Love is never boastful or vainglorious or displays itself haughtily.
  • Love is not conceited, arrogant, and inflated with pride.
  • Love is not rude or unmannerly.
  • Love does not act unbecomingly (unsuitable, not socially acceptable).
  • Love does not insist on its own rights or its own way, for it is not self-seeking, or expecting to have needs met by others. 
  • Love is not touchy or fretful or resentful.
  • Love does not take account of the evil done to it – it pays no attention to a suffered wrong.
  • Love does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness but rejoices when right and truth prevail.
  • Love bears up under anything and everything that comes.
  • Love is ever ready to believe the best of every person.
  • Love has hope that is fadeless under all circumstances.
  • Love endures everything.

Love: (God) never fails – never fades or becomes obsolete or comes to an end – because God is love (and God is in you).

As God is love, so any step away from love is a step away from God... separation from God. God loves you and wants you to receive His love and share it with others. ......and  He will meet all our needs.



Why is there so Much Trouble in the World?

Why is there so much trouble in the world, and what is the solution?

This is what happened soon after creation ….. (Amplified Bible used)

Gen 2:9 And out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight {or} to be desired--good (suitable, pleasant) for food; the tree of life also in the center of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of [the difference between] good and evil {and} blessing and calamity.

Gen 2:16 And the Lord God commanded the man (Adam), saying, You may freely eat of every tree of the garden;

Gen 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil {and} blessing and calamity you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.

Gen 3:1 NOW THE serpent was more subtle {and} crafty than any living creature of the field which the Lord God had made. And he [Satan] said to the woman, Can it really be that God has said, You shall not eat from every tree of the garden?

Gen 3:2 And the woman said to the serpent, We may eat the fruit from the trees of the garden,

Gen 3:3 Except the fruit from the tree which is in the middle of the garden. God has said, You shall not eat of it, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.

Gen 3:4 But the serpent said to the woman, You shall not surely die,

Gen 3:5 For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing the difference between good and evil {and} blessing and calamity.

Gen 3:6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good (suitable, pleasant) for food and that it was delightful to look at, and a tree to be desired in order to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate; and she gave some also to her husband, and he ate.

Gen 3:7 Then the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; 

Gen 3:22 And the Lord God said, Behold, the man has become like one of Us [the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit], to know [how to distinguish between] good and evil {and} blessing and calamity; and now, lest he put forth his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever—

Gen 3:24 So [God] drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep {and} guard the way to the tree of life.

John 14:6 Jesus said … I am the Way and the Truth and the Lifeno one comes to the Father except by (through) Me.

Brian McMichan


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