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  • You're Blessed

    You’re blessed when you’ve lost it all. God’s kingdom is there for the finding. You’re blessed when you’re ravenously hungry. Then you’re ready for the Messianic meal. You’re blessed when the tears flow freely. Joy comes with the morning. Count yourself blessed every time someone cuts you down or throws you out, every time someone smears or blackens your name to discredit me. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and that person is uncomfortable. You can be glad when that happens—skip like a lamb, if you like!—for even though they don’t like it, I do . . . and all heaven applauds. And know that you are in good company; my preachers and witnesses have always been treated like this. Give Away Your Life But it’s trouble ahead if you think you have it made. What you have is all you’ll ever get. And it’s trouble ahead if you’re satisfied with yourself. Your self will not satisfy you for long. And it’s trouble ahead if you think life’s all fun and games. There’s suffering to be met, and you’re going to meet it. There’s trouble ahead when you live only for the approval of others, saying what flatters them, doing what indulges them. Popularity contests are not truth contests—look how many scoundrel preachers were approved by your ancestors! Your task is to be true, not popular. To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the supple moves of prayer for that person. If someone slaps you in the face, stand there and take it. If someone grabs your shirt, giftwrap your best coat and make a present of it. If someone takes unfair advantage of you, use the occasion to practice the servant life. No more payback. Live generously. Here is a simple rule of thumb for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you; then grab the initiative and do it for them! If you only love the lovable, do you expect a pat on the back? Run-of-the-mill sinners do that. If you only help those who help you, do you expect a medal? Garden-variety sinners do that. If you only give for what you hope to get out of it, do you think that’s charity? The stingiest of pawnbrokers does that. I tell you, love your enemies. Help and give without expecting a return. You’ll never—I promise—regret it. Live out this God-created identity the way our Father lives toward us, generously and graciously, even when we’re at our worst. Our Father is kind; you be kind. Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults—unless, of course, you want the same treatment. Don’t condemn those who are down; that hardness can boomerang. Be easy on people; you’ll find life a lot easier. Give away your life; you’ll find life given back, but not merely given back—given back with bonus and blessing. Giving, not getting, is the way. Generosity begets generosity. ‘Can a blind man guide a blind man?’ Wouldn’t they both end up in the ditch? An apprentice doesn’t lecture the master. The point is to be careful who you follow as your teacher. It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbor’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on your own. Do you have the nerve to say, ‘Let me wash your face for you,’ when your own face is distorted by contempt? It’s this I-know-better-than-you mentality again, playing a holier-than-thou part instead of just living your own part. Wipe that ugly sneer off your own face and you might be fit to offer a washcloth to your neighbor. Work the Words into Your Life You don’t get wormy apples off a healthy tree, nor good apples off a diseased tree. The health of the apple tells the health of the tree. You must begin with your own life-giving lives. It’s who you are, not what you say and do, that counts. Your true being brims over into true words and deeds. Why are you so polite with me, always saying ‘Yes, sir,’ and ‘That’s right, sir,’ but never doing a thing I tell you? These words I speak to you are not mere additions to your life, homeowner improvements to your standard of living. They are foundation words, words to build a life on. If you work the words into your life, you are like a smart carpenter who dug deep and laid the foundation of his house on bedrock. When the river burst its banks and crashed against the house, nothing could shake it; it was built to last. But if you just use my words in Bible studies and don’t work them into your life, you are like a dumb carpenter who built a house but skipped the foundation. When the swollen river came crashing in, it collapsed like a house of cards. It was a total loss. Luke 6:17-49 (Extracted from the Message bible version)

  • The Power of "Thank You"

    "Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, “Father, I thank You that You have heard Me." John 11:41 (emphasis added) It's easy to give thanks when things are already received. The hard thing is to give thanks before the miracle has been done. There is power when we say those words to God when all that we see is death. Can you imagine the scenario where Jesus spoke those words? His friend died, everybody was weeping, all hope was lost and He also wept. That is the only place in the bible where we see Him sharing tears. As He did, we all do have those moments. When we feel that all hope is lost in some areas of our life, that others receive the answer to their prayers but for some reason we still don't, then there is when we need to say "And I know that You always hear Me.” (John 11:42a). That inner confidence is all we need to step out and cry with a loud voice and say to the Lazarus of our lives “Lazarus, come forth!” (John 11:43) Being sure that we have been heard demands friendship, the intimacy of a closed relationship. When there is an area of our life that has been barren for a long time, and we continue to "pray without ceasing" (I Thessalonians 5:17), sometimes we tend to do it with the faith tank running empty. But, right there is when God wants to let us know, in our heart, "I hear you. Yes, I hear YOU!". 'Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. None of this going off and doing your own thing. And cultivate thankfulness. Let the Word of Christ—the Message—have the run of the house. Give it plenty of room in your lives. Instruct and direct one another using good common sense. And sing, sing your hearts out to God! Let every detail in your lives—words, actions, whatever—be done in the name of the Master, Jesus, thanking God the Father every step of the way. ' Colossians 3:15-17 (emphasis added) So, give thanks, just do it. And see God resurrection power lift what was hopeless, and glorify the Father in the process. ”because of the people who are standing by I said this, that they may believe that You sent Me.” John 11:42 The Blessedness of Answered Prayer “I will extol You, O Lord, for You have lifted me up, And have not let my foes rejoice over me. O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me. O Lord, You brought my soul up from the grave; You have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit. Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His, And give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning. Now in my prosperity I said, “I shall never be moved.” Lord, by Your favor You have made my mountain stand strong; You hid Your face, and I was troubled. I cried out to You, O Lord; And to the Lord I made supplication: “What profit is there in my blood, When I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your truth? Hear, O Lord, and have mercy on me; Lord, be my helper!” You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.” Psalms‬ ‭30‬ (emphasis added)

  • Sheeps or Goats?

    'Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?”' Genesis 4:9 NKJV We all remember the history of Cain and Abel. Abel was the first son of Adam and Eve, and Cain the second. Abel was a shepherd and Cain was a farmer. One day Cain brought an offering of the fruit of the land to God and Abel brought him the best of his flock, and God was pleased with him, not Cain. Such was Cain's anger and jealousy towards his brother that as soon as he had the opportunity he attacked and killed him. When God asked him about Abel, his answer was “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?” This is the response we give to God every day, when we see the poor and do nothing for them, when we see the lost and continue our lives as if nothing had happene. The system of this world has made us believe that we have no responsibility whatsover over those around us, because this economic system uses selfishness to obtain the common good, according to Adam Smith "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." But those of us who are disciples of Christ have the obligation to act different: 'Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous. He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil. Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest: Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is he who does not love his brother. For this is the message that you heard from the beginning, that we should love one another, not as Cain who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother’s righteous. Do not marvel, my brethren, if the world hates you. We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love his brother abides in death. Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him. By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him? My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. ' I John 3:7-18 NKJV And… '“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. And He will set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’ “Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You? And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’ “Then He will also say to those on the left hand, ‘Depart from Me, you cursed, into the everlasting fire prepared for the devil and his angels: for I was hungry and you gave Me no food; I was thirsty and you gave Me no drink; I was a stranger and you did not take Me in, naked and you did not clothe Me, sick and in prison and you did not visit Me.’ “Then they also will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to You?’ Then He will answer them, saying, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’ And these will go away into everlasting punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”' Matthew 25:31-38,40-46 NKJV Prejudices of goat farming (Wikipedia): goat grazing produces desertification, since they eliminate all nascent seedlings, and even eat the cables in solar parks (which are compatible with sheep grazing, which are positive for sustainability of the earth, they do not produce annihilation of plants, nor do they erode and produce compaction due to overweight; they are suitable for poor land). The education of the goat in the countries of groves, plantations and seedbeds is very difficult, unless it is not subjected to the most severe laws of domesticity. It not only destroys the new trees, but also the old ones, and the defense that is put up to remove them from the reach of the other animals, is completely useless with the goat, for which there is no obstacle of any kind; With one jump they perch on the trees, whose tender branches are very appealing, and they render them completely useless. The best way to avoid these inconveniences is to take it to barren, rocky and mountainous terrain, which is achieved without great effort, confirming the adage that the goat pulls to the mountain and, always take it along certain paths, accustoming it as much as possible to that it does not vary on the way. So, are you a sheep or a goat? Choose today to be a sheep and use your talents and resources for the good of your neighbor and the planet, because those of us who belong to Christ have the obligation to manifest the culture of His Kingdom; regardless of the name of the nation or society we are to inhabit during this age. Because at the end, Jesus, the last Adam (1 Cor 15:45) will give back to the Father an offering with the best of his flock, and He wants you and me to be part of it.

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  • Katty Camargo | Almond Tree Music

    KATTY CAMARGO “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.” Matthew 24:14​ Katty Camargo is a prophetic singer-songwriter and founder of the Almond Tree Music record label. In 2020 she was launched as a solo artist with the single "Inconmovible". In 2021 she released her first album "Inconmovible Deluxe" including nine songs, with music and arrangements in collaboration with HGRB Productions.​ In 2022 she released her second album for the anglo public "Here I Am", in this release the artist shows herself as she is. "Here I am" is an acoustic album, with a classic-pop piano style, where she is the composer, performer and main artist. In the same year she produced and performed her first online concert "Inconmovible in Concert". HER Story The artist began her music and voice studies at the Music Academy of Casa sobre la Roca, an integral Christian church in 2014. And some time later she was part of the praise group in Bogotá, Colombia; while studying piano and songwriting. Inconmovible Deluxe, the artist's first album in 2021, is a compendium of songs that communicate her life and personal experience with God. It is addressed to all Spanish-speaking Christian believers. Each song is based on the prayer that our Lord Jesus taught us, "The Lord's Prayer", a common denominator between Catholics and Protestants. The name “Inconmovible” comes from Hebrews 12:26-27 where it says that God will shake this world as it is, and will transform it so that the unshakable remains, that is, his Kingdom. We see this happening today, the pandemic wreaked havoc on the economy and politics globally, and according to the Scriptures, this is only the beginning of sorrows. The prayer and expectation of the artist and her team is that the Kingdom of God come upon everyone and that His Holy Spirit be given to all who ask for it through this album and online concert (Luke 11:1- 13). "So I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks, it will be opened. " Luke 11:9-10​ Among his future projects is to continue exercising her intercessory-worshiping calling and sharing the message of Jesus as King, Bridegroom and Judge, just as the scripture speaks in more than 150 chapters. In fact, her second album, “Here I Am” released earlier this year for the anglo public, speaks about the feelings of Jesus, as the Bridegroom of his beloved church. DISCOGRAPHY - Single “Inconmovible", 2020. Composer and main artist. - Album “Inconmovible Deluxe”, 2021. Composer and m ain a rtist. - Album “Here I Am - Acoustic", 2022. Composer, music performer and main artist. - Online Concert "Inconmovible", 2022. Executive producer and main artist. ​

  • Record Label | Almond Tree Music

    record label Almond Tree Music exists to en able Latin American prophetic musicians to develop the work of their ministry. Ephesians 4:12 Our Services Brand identity, registration and products creation. BRANDING & PRODUCTS Apply now End to end music releases. music production Apply now Marketing, press campaigns and fan base building. marketing & pR Apply now Booking services. CONCERTS & TALKS Contact Us Stay connected with the ALMOND TREE Music community. Be the first to hear about new projects, events and more. Submit Thanks for submitting! LATEST RELEASES CAMILO ORTEGÓN, ALGO NUEVO Nov 18th, 2022 "Algo Nuevo" is Camilo's first solo artist. It's rooted on his personal experience with God and speaks about the grace and power of God to make everything new, even in the most broken situations. ​ "And the LORD restored Job’s losses when he prayed for his friends. Indeed the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.” Job 42:10 Listen KATTY CAMARGO, HERE I AM (ALBUM IN ENGLISH) Jan 1st, 2022 "Here I Am" comes from the Hebrew word "Hineni", it’s a deeply existential expression. Means that I’m not merely local, occupying space half-heartedly. No, I’m here. Spiritually, emotionally, physically...I’m all in (Gen 22.1,7,11). It speaks about love, the love the Father has for His son, the Bride has for the Bridegroom, and Jesus has for His Bride... The Church. It speaks about the longing of Jesus heart for marring her, and her bride answering prophetically that she is ready for him to come. ​ "The marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife has made herself ready.” Revelations 19:7b Listen - store Sale - Get 50% Off Shop Now

  • About | Almond Tree Music

    about us Vis i on To see the word of God been perform ed in our lives and communities through prophetic worship. Jeremiah 1:11-12 Mission To be intentional about creating and producing biblical songs after God's own heart. And partner with Him for the Nations, the Church and Israel. Amos 3:7 Commission Evangelize the Nations and Israel. Spread the message of preparation for the return of Christ to the Church. John 3:27-30 The Almond Tree Logo The Almond Tree Music logo is the representation of a prophetic word for a family heritage (Ruth 4:17). Every branch represents a prophet of our family and community, willing to have a life style of intimacy with God to be His voice, taking an active part in history. It reminds us that we will stand firm and will have much fruit, even in the midst of the end time crisis. Psalms 1:1-3 Record Label Our label manages the development of songs, production of music, manufacturing of merchandise, creative marketing, and distribution of the products we create. Habakkuk 2:2-3 Contact 1900 N Bayshore Dr. Ste 1A #136-982. Miami, FL 33132 +1 (786) 329-5471 First Name Last Name Email Message Thanks for submitting! Send

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