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HIS WORD IS HEART-SPEAK

Posted on January 25, 2021 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (166)


                                                                      

Deuteronomy 5:6-7

6 I am the Lord your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

7 You shall have no other gods before Me or besides Me


.God's Word tells us the most important rule is this one. We have one true God and we must honor and worship Him and no other. Think deeply: do you sit at the altar before another? What do you think of most of the time? Is money your god? Is pride your god? What others think of you? God tells us, if He comes first in our life, our life will come into order. Let's take a look at a Psalm:


 Psalm 25 [A Psalm] of David.

 1 Unto You, O Lord, do I bring my life.

2 O my God, I trust, lean on, rely on, and am confident in You. Let me not be put to shame or [my hope in You] be disappointed; let not my enemies triumph over me. 3 Yes, let none who trust and wait hopefully and look for You be put to shame or be disappointed; let them be ashamed who forsake the right or deal treacherously without cause.

 

4 Show me Your ways, O Lord; teach me Your paths.

5 Guide me in Your truth and faithfulness and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; for You [You only and altogether] do I wait [expectantly] all the day long.

6 Remember, O Lord, Your tender mercy and loving-kindness; for they have been ever from of old.

7 Remember not the sins (the lapses and frailties) of my youth or my transgressions; according to Your mercy and steadfast love remember me, for Your goodness’ sake, O Lord. (According to Your Word, when we repent, you do not remember our sins),   


Rather He Himself will teach us     8 Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will He instruct sinners in [His] way.

9 He leads the humble in what is right, and the humble He teaches His way.

10 All the paths of the Lord are mercy and steadfast love, even truth and faithfulness are they for those who keep His covenant and His testimonies.

11 For Your name’s sake, O Lord, pardon my iniquity and my guilt, for [they are] great. Our God is full of grace and mercy and loves us deeply; He desires to be one with us, so His forgiveness comes by grace. Our heartfelt repentance brings forth His pardon.

 

12 Who is the man who reverently fears and worships the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that he should choose. Our Lord will instruct us.

.13 He himself shall dwell at ease, and his offspring shall inherit the land.

 

14 The secret [of the sweet, satisfying companionship] of the Lord have they who fear (revere and worship) Him, and He will show them His covenant and reveal to them its [deep, inner] meaning. I love this verse! Yes, when we revere and worship our God, we do have His sweet companionship where He reveals His secrets and shares His heart with us, as we share ours with Him. It's a beautiful relationship bringing peace and joy! We grow to understand what a covenant relationship is. Do you have this kind of connection with our God? Did you know it was possible?

                                                                        

15 My eyes are ever toward the Lord, for He will pluck my feet out of the net.      His love  covers us with protection. . .

 16 [Lord] turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. He helps us with our emotional needs. . .

17 The troubles of my heart are multiplied; bring me out of my distresses.

18 Behold my affliction and my pain and forgive all my sins [of thinking and doing].

19 Consider my enemies, for they abound; they hate me with cruel hatred.( Is true of the devil and his demons)

 

20 O keep me, Lord, and deliver me; let me not be ashamed or disappointed, for my trust and my refuge are in You.    I trust Him.

21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for and expect You. Yes our God is faithful to His promises and we can count on Him -  so long as we obey His commands, trust and lean on Him. This is a growing bond as with any association. Time spent together in heart-sharing builds us closer in trust and love. God shares His love for us in the Scriptures, and so immersing ourselves in His Word will enable us to tie ourselves strongly to His wonder and affection for us.


22 Redeem Israel, O God, out of all their troubles.Especially now we must remember to pray for Israel! President Trump did much to help our connection with Israel. The Word tells us that if we bless Israel, we will be blessed. Oh Lord, please work with our new potus to undrrstand this. All things arr possible for You


My friends, don't waste another day of heart sharing love with our Redeemer. A tender warmth of affection fills our spirit in a God - relationship; it is totally rewarding in this life and in the next. Now is the time, this is the year to seek Him out and buiild  or rebuild that close tie with Him; get to truly know the enormity of the love He has for you and me! It makes a huge difference in our lives on this earth and in eternity!



                                                                                  



 


HARD THINGS HAPPEN

Posted on January 21, 2021 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (205)


    
 

Lord guide my words, thoughts, and actions today.

My Lord I bow before Your throne in homage, worship and praise! O my Lord, How I desire that all might know You for the marvelous God You are!

 

When hard things happen, people need someone to blame, and often they choose You. When facing an unexpected death, disease, loss of a loved one, accident, etc. they blame You. But if they truly know the loving Father You are, they could see You were not the cause of it, and You are there to help them  bear the pain.


 

                                       

 


It is satan who lives to steal, kill, and destroy, and he hates us,  because we are God’s kids, and he abhors God. So wherever he can manipulate situations to bring us affliction, or suffering he does it gleefully. Know that satan is God’s enemy and ours. Jesus says:

 

John 10:10

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

But as you can see from Scripture, Jesus tells us that He comes to bring us a full life, ie. a good life. We can learn to know God in this way. Yes,

 

You can come to know God in a deep personal way and experience the gracious love that constantly flows from Him to us kids. If you grew up without love, perhaps even with abuse, know that it was not God Who planned it, but a human tool of the devil. God sorrows for that, and wants to help you delete the torment that remains in your soul. He loves you with a passion, and when we go to Him, He is always available to comfort with gentle words and loving care. Trust our God to make a way where there seems to be no way. He knows our deepest need and meets us there.

   

 

It’s true, trust in God can be difficult when His timing is not ours, or His answer is not what we would have chosen; but trusting means knowing how profoundly He cherishes us, no matter what the situation, we know He is with us and in His perfect wisdom, will take care of us.


I invite you today to ask Jesus to bring you the truth and to reign as King of your heart. Just repent of your sins and choose Jesus. Receive God's goodness (rather than satans evil), and God-strength to guide your life to victory.


                                                                      


 

 

  

BEST INVITATION EVER!!

Posted on January 18, 2021 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (595)


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 Psalm 46:10-1 
“Be still and know (recognize, understand) that I am God.
I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth.”
11 The Lord of hosts is with us;
The God of Jacob is our stronghold [our refuge, our high tower]. Selah.

 

Lord of all! Jesus, Father God put everything “under Your feet”! You are all powerful Jesus.

1 Corinthians 15:27

For He (the Father) has put all things in subjection under His (Christ’s) feet. But when He says, “All things have been put in subjection [under Christ],” it is clear that He (the Father) who put all things in subjection to Him (Christ) is excepted [since the Father is not in subjection to His own Son].

 

You, Second Person of the Trinity Jesus Christ, have all power. On earth You showed Your love for humanity, and for Your Father. God the Father wanted to have a family; but man rejected him. First Man, Adam ‘ate the apple’ from the tree of good and evil, even though God had told him specifically NOT TO EAT THE FRUIT OF THAT TREE. In willful disobedience, he rejected God and chose to believe satan. In so doing, his treason cost him big time and chained man's nature to satanic manipulation condemning all his progency to hell.


                             

                        



Our omnicient God knew it would happen, but Jesus, God's Son, had already decided on the answer. Jesus stepped up and elected to pay the required punishment with His own human/divine blood. Jesus paid a horrendous, painful, price to save us. He did it because He loves us so much!      Can we not respond with love?


                                                                                


If we do respond, our tremendous reward - is to be reborn with the nature of God, with His genes. It is to live supremely loved by a God almighty with whom we can communicate. Jesus took care of our debt, cleansing us of our sin nature, so we could actually become Papa God’s beloved children having His DNA.


My friends, if you do not already have an intimate relationship with this superb caring God, do not wait another day to claim Jesus as your Lord and King; repent of your sins; begin your reborn life of freedom from evil adictions, also learning and experiencing true love, peace and joy with Jesus.

                                                              


JESUS WHAT YOU DID

Posted on January 14, 2021 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (1603)


                                                                            

  

Good morning Jesus! Today I am thinking about You and what You did. You gave up Your divinity to become human like us. Human, with all our weaknesses and faults. Born in a stable, You chose to come into a poor family, but one rich in love. There you grew up as a young Jewish lad learning the culture and heritage. By age twelve You were beginning to recognize Your purpose in life. You gave Your parents a scare when, on a trip, You decided to remain in Jerusalem. Your parents hurried back there to find You. Lacking wisdom at age 12, you were single focused on what You wanted to do.

 

Luke 2:49 NJKV


And He said to them, “Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?”

 

Your parents brought You back home where You grew ….

 (Luke 2:39) So when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city, Nazareth. 40 And the Child grew and became strong [k]in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.

 

It was at the age of 30 that Your public ministry began. Jesus, You performed many miracles, and also told the apostles and us. . .

 

Matthew 21:18-22 (AMP)

18 Now early in the morning, as Jesus was coming back to the city, He was hungry. 19 Seeing a lone fig tree at the roadside, He went to it and found nothing but leaves on it; and He said to it, “Never again will fruit come from you.” And at once the fig tree withered.(With leaves, the tree was suppose to have figs as well.)

20 When the disciples saw it, they were astonished and asked, “How is it that the fig tree has withered away all at once?” 21 Jesus replied to them, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, if you have faith [personal trust and confidence in Me] and do not doubt or allow yourself to be drawn in two directions, you will not only do what was done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen [if God wills it]. 22 And whatever you ask for in prayer, believing, you will receive.”

 

We can see, Lord, that Your teaching extended into eternity, that is, Your true understanding and words were meant not just for the apostles and their time, but for all of us today. Thank You Jesus for Your powerful instructions to us on living a victorious life!

 

Then, dear Jesus, after a power packed, miracle working, 3 years of teaching and preaching, Your message of love resulted in Your agonizing torture and death as you purchased for us freedom from our sin nature; You walked this gruesome journey cancelling the human debt, out of an immense ardor for us, freeing us from satan’s chains. After Your death You rose again in 3 days (as You predicted), Your mission was completed, and our liberty was won.


 

                                                                        



When we accept Your offering of life, we gain everything, for we are reborn with Your nature, expunging our old sin nature. Thus we can grow and strengthen our connection with You, establishing an intimate relationship where we invite and You actually live in us! Thank You for rescuing us and bequeathing us Your very own heritage, making us sons and daughters of Almighty God. (Papa)

                                                                                 

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PAPA'S LOVE

Posted on January 11, 2021 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (1224)

  

   

 

                                                                                     



Good morning precious Lord! You are my  treasure!.

Indeed life could be really difficult without You. Show me how to be who You created me to be, that my life would complete its potential, its raison d’être, its purpose for which You designed me. So many do not really know You, I mean KNOW YOU in intimacy Lord!

 

You are worthy! Worthy of my praise, totally Worthy! You are high and lifted up! I open myself to You. You are beautiful, shining like the sun, the light of my life. You are the one Who brightens my heart in every circumstance, for You love me in a mighty way. You are my Strength. Every need I have is found in You! My hope, my dreams are in You, only in You!

 

 My frien\ds, enter into the Presence Of LOVE! Rest in the atmosphere of our God! Rest and be filled.


                                               

 

I love You Lord. Thank You for loving me so completely. You sent Your Son, Jesus, to make the full payment for mankind’s sin, for my sin. Now my ‘sin nature’ has been deleted and I am reborn with Your nature. I am truly Your child! You’re my Papa. How blessed I am! You give me peace!


A mighty gift ~ You want intimacy with us, and You grant it to us. How much greater intimacy: You sent Holy Spirit to dwell in us ~ if we so choose. Never again some far off entity looking at us, or not. No! You personally love us so intensely, we can now have You Yourself living in our own spirit! Thus we are able to talk with You whenever we desire; You are always willing to listen to us, guide us and protect us. What a marvelous God You are! Creator of the Universe, of life itself, yet desiring to overflow Your love into us, touching our inner being. O Lord God, thank You. In all Your wonder and glory, You raise us up as Your beloved children. We are at the center of Your heart. I love You my precious Lord.

                           

                                                                                    

OUR LORD SPEAKS

Posted on January 9, 2021 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (876)


                                                                            

  

Hello Lord. Good morning!

"Come to Me in the mornings and I will speak to you. The path of 2021 is a narrow dark dirt path embedded with rocks, so you must follow my light. Like the path in Canada that you remember from your youth, you could not walk it at night without a flashlight. I Am Your light. Follow me. Be patient; you are under My protection."


Psalm 91:1, 11-16

 1 Mary WHO dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].


11 For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service]. They shall bear you up on their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

13 You shall tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the serpent shall you trample underfoot.

14 Because Mary has set her love upon Me, therefore will I deliver her; I will set her on high, because she knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness--trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake her, no, never].

SHe shall call upon Me, and I will answer her; I will be with her in trouble, I will deliver her and honor her. 16 With long life will I satisfy her and show her My salvation.


I am under Your protection Lord! Your angels surround me. So I am able to walk the dark stoney path with confidence in You and Your protection. You never said ‘no trials’, just that You would walk through them with us. I trust in You!


You are in my life, so life is full and life is good! You will help me Holy Spirit to plan my time this year to use it wisely. Thank you Lord! You are beyond words to describe! My heart just bows down to You.


Jesus, God of love, so much so that You became human giving us Your divinity, You grew up as a human, You loved and You died for us. Jesus, You spent lots of time in prayer~communication with the Father. So as You grew in wisdom, You grew more like the Father. It became Your nature to know when to preach, what, and, to whom. You knew who to heal and why. You were so close to the Father that You knew His heart.


So at the end, the most devastating time for You was when You lost the connection with the Father; because of all the sin that covered you (for us), the Father had to turn His back. You were so tortured and beaten and weary that You did not know why, You only felt the desolation, the loss, the emptiness inside. You felt forsaken by the Father. O Jesus, You did this for me out of love for me. Now I am in Your debt. To pay that love debt to You, let me bring others into the Kingdom. It’s why You did it~that all might be saved. Jesus, my God, my Lord, and my King! I will to live my life for You. From deep down in my soul, in my spirit I choose to serve You as my King.


Jesus, You asked me to walk and took me to a sandy beach. Yes the “footsteps” were there. You said this year You would be carrying me some of the time. You told me You are the Footing in my life designed to take the stress from my life. I am to ask you to carry me whenever I need You to. You are always willing.

   

                                                          


Then I felt the heaviness of 2021, and knew that I must stay close to my Lord. I asked if I would be joyful at the end of it. You told me I would be at peace. Holy Spirit, You, my God Who indwells me, I ask for Your strength to flow strongly through me each day from here on out. Lend me Your wisdom, Holy Spirit, that I may follow You well. Give wisdom to my husband, that together we may walk this new year out well. Thank You!

 


YOUR SPIRITUAL LIFE ~ or ~THE WORLD

Posted on January 7, 2021 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (785)

It is definely a war! We God loving people have a very real enemy who hates us, becuse of our love for GOD. the devil is a vicious enemy; but our God is so much mightier than it, so when we stay close to our Lord, no matter how hard it tries, the evil one can never overwehlm  us. Jesus overcame it 2000 years ago achieving the victory for us. So long as we remain rooted and grounded in Him, we are safe.



                                                             
  

1 John 2:27 (AMP)

27 As for you, the anointing [the special gift, the preparation] which you received from Him remains [permanently] in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you. But just as His anointing teaches you [giving you insight through the presence of the Holy Spirit] about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as His anointing has taught you, [a]you must remain in Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him]. 

Footnotes:

1 John 2:27 Or you are abiding.

 

Lord this New Year is an opportunity to bring our spirit life out ahead of our worldly life. Once we become closely intertwined with our Lord we will grow in understanding and love. The highway to God’s heart is in His Word, the Bible. It is our instruction manual for life. It is here where we learn more about God and connect our spirit to His Holy Spirit. It is written for us, specifically to teach us and to bring us closer to You Lord.

 

                                                 

 

 Father please protect this nation! Keep it safe for our people and call their hearts back to You. Awaken the Body of Christ in our nation and across the earth. This is Your country and that foul spirit is doing its best to underhandedly steal it from You. Reveal its tactics to Your people and give us the knowledge on how to defeat evil constantly.. Stand up Body of Christ!! Open your eyes to see and your ears to hear!

 

Father, I love You. Thank You for loving me so perfectly! We call upon Your blessings Lord to cover us this 2021. Lead and guide us in Your ways!


 Up in the throne room there is peace. We are able to enter that peace as we believe and trust in our God. Peace upon the earth.is up to us.

 

Jeremiah 1:11-12 (AMP)

Moreover, the word of the Lord came to me, saying, Jeremiah, what do you see? And I said, I see a branch or shoot of an almond tree [the emblem of alertness and activity, blossoming in late winter].

12 Then said the Lord to me, You have seen well, for I am alert and active, watching over My word to perform it


And now see what the Lord requires of us:

Deuteronomy 10:12  (AMP)

 12 “And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear [and worship] the Lord your God [with awe-filled reverence and profound respect], to walk [that is, to live each and every day] in all His ways and to love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul [your choices, your thoughts, your whole being], 


When one comes to know our God and love Him, it is an easy choice to make, and He will help us to attain it. God created us and He knows us; thus He would only ask of us what He knows is possible. Fear not, but trust Him.


                                                                             



Jeremiah 9:24  (AMP)

 4 but let the one who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me [and acknowledges Me and honors Me as God and recognizes without any doubt], that I am the Lord who practices lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on the earth, for in these things I delight,” says the Lord.


 (1 John 2:27 AMP)  so you must abide in (live in,never depart from) Him [being rooted in Him, knit to Him], just as [His anointing] has taught you [to do].

 

It is so clear in Your Word that You desire relationship with us, Lord,  and when we yearn for it  too, we  know You are willing and able to engage with us. So, my friends, seek Him with all your heart and you shall find Him.


Prayer of commitment:  Almighty God, Father, Savior, Teacher, I bow down in Your Presence. I worship You, for You are the Holy One. You are the Creator, the King of Kings. You rule! All things must bow down to You. And Jesus, Your Name is above every name. All things must bow down before Your Name, Jesus. Yet You are perfectly attuned to us. Amazing You are! Magnificent You are! Great and mighty You are! To serve You is a very great privilege. I bow at Your feet asking You to commune, to touch me, showing me how to serve You now. I truly want to grow into a deep/deeper relationship with You. 


                                      


OUR AUTHORITY OVER DEMONS

Posted on January 4, 2021 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (1017)


                    




Found a good teaching on Dealing With the Devil:

Jesus replied, "Son, there is a lot in there you don't know."


He continued, "Not one single time in the New Testament is the Church ever told to pray that God the Father of Jesus would do anything against the devil. In fact, to do so is to waste your time. The believer is told to do something about the devil. The reason is because you have the authority to do it. The Church is not to pray to God the Father about the devil; the Church is to exercise the authority that belongs to it.

 

Luke 10:19  (AMPC)

19 Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and [physical and mental strength and ability] over all the power that the enemy [possesses]; and nothing shall in any way harm you.

 

 

"The New Testament tells believers themselves to do something about the devil. The least member of the Body of Christ has just as much power over the devil as anyone else, and unless believers do something about the devil, nothing will be done in a lot of areas."



We believe that certain people have power. No, Jesus said the least member of the Body of Christ has just as much power over the devil as anyone else; and when we start believing that, that's when we're going to get the job done.



Jesus continued, "I've done all I'm going to do about the devil until the angel comes down from heaven, takes the chain and binds him, and puts him into the bottomless pit [Rev. 20:1-3]."


That came as a real shock to me!



"Now," He said, "I'll give you the four references that prove that:.

First of all, when I arose from the dead, I said, 'All power [authority] is given unto me in heaven and in earth' (Matt. 28:18). The word 'power' means 'authority.' But I immediately delegated my authority on earth to the Church, and I can work only through the Church, for I am the Head of the Church."


"Your head cannot exercise any authority anywhere except through your body."



Second reference Jesus gave me was Mark 16:15-18:

 Mark 16:15-18 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.

16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.


17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;

18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover....


Exercising Authority Over Others


Believers have authority over the devil. They can break the power of the devil if he raises his head anywhere in their own life or the lives of their immediate family or loved ones. They have authority there. They'll be free from the enemy because they've got the right to exercise their authority over him.


That doesn't mean, however, that they'll go down the street casting the devil out of everyone they meet. It primarily means they will exercise authority over the devil in their own lives.

You've got to realize that you've got authority over your own household that you don't have in my household. Spiritual authority is much like natural authority. For example, you don't have authority over my money. You can't tell me what to do with my money unless I give you permission to. You don't have authority over my children.


You can make the devil desist in some of his maneuvers in somebody else's life, but you can't always cast him out, because you don't have authority in that "household." That's one place we've missed it.



Third reference Jesus gave me was James 4:7: "...Resist the devil, and he will flee from you" (the understood subject of this sentence is "you").


...That authority is yours whether you feel like you've got it or not. Authority has nothing to do with feeling. But you must exercise it.

After that vision, and after Jesus gave me the verses from James, my spirit told me the word "flee" was significant. I looked it up in the dictionary and found one of the shades of meaning was "to run from as if in terror." The devil will run from you in terror! Then I knew why the demon in my vision had begun to whimper and cry - he was terrified. 

 

Col 4:2 Colossians 4:2 (AMP)

Be earnest and unwearied and steadfast in your prayer [life], being [both] alert and intent in [your praying] with thanksgiving.

 

Forth reference:   My friends, whenever the enemy is attacking you or your family, remember:

 Luke 10:19 (AMPC)

Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and [physical and mental strength and ability] over all the power that the enemy [possesses]; and nothing shall in any way harm you.

 

                                                                              



WALK RIGHT INTO THE THRONE ROOM

Posted on January 2, 2021 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (797)


  
                                                                     



Hebrews 10:11-18 (MSG)

Every priest goes to work at the altar each day, offers the same old sacrifices year in, year out, and never makes a dent in the sin problem. As a priest, Christ made a single sacrifice for sins, and that was it! Then he sat down right beside God and waited for his enemies to cave in. It was a perfect sacrifice by a perfect person to perfect some very imperfect people.


By that single offering, he did everything that needed to be done for everyone who takes part in the purifying process. The Holy Spirit confirms this: 

 This new plan I'm making with Israel isn't going to be written on paper, 
 isn't going to be chiseled in stone; This time "I'm writing out the plan in them, carving it on the lining of their hearts."Lord, You 
are writing Your plan on my heart~so I know it and can live by it.


He concludes, "I'll forever wipe the slate clean of their sins.
Once sins are taken care of for good, there's no longer any need to offer sacrifices for them.

 

19-25 So, friends, we can now—without hesitation—walk right up to God, into "the Holy Place." Jesus has cleared the way by the blood of his sacrifice, acting as our priest before God. The "curtain" into God's presence is his body.


So let's do it—full of belief, confident that we're presentable inside and out. Let's keep a firm grip on the promises that keep us going. He always keeps His word.

 

Let's see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out, not avoiding worshiping together as some do, but spurring each other on, especially as we see the big Day approaching.

 

OK, Holy Spirit so the Word, [Hebrews 10:9-23] tells me I am cleansed and God remembers my sins no more. Thus I can come right up to Him and speak with Him, and I can share my heart with Him. Not only am I able, but He invites it, desires it, and loves it when i do it. It shows how totally I trust Him and love Him. Thank You Holy Spirit for teaching me this, for carving this truth in my heart.


Father, it is in knowing Your truths that I come closer, deeper, and surely into your presence. It is through the sacrifice of Christ, the stripes, the beatings, the hanging on the cross, and all the blood loss that I am set free; it paid my sin debt. As Jesus body was cut, so was the temple curtain which had separated the people from their God Jahovah. Now there is no more division, no curtain between us and God. We can walk straight up to You, Lord, enjoy the love You have for us, tell You about our day,  our life, our problems.


Now shake off guilt and fear, come up out of the pity pit and walk straight into the arms of our Father in heaven, because now He sees us in Christ and Christ in you and me; we are cleansed and purified and made worthy to be in His presence.


                                     


OK. Now this morning we say thank you Lord, “Good morning” :) I love You. You are the mighty and awesome God of Gods, King of Kings! This morning my mind is going, going, going. So Lord bring me to quiet in Your presence.

 

 Praise to you Lord on high! Praise to the precious King! All praises within our hearts we bring to You, marvelous King. Glory be shining, glory is rising, glory is lighting the path of victory. You are the one God! You are King! We lift our voices and sing. In all the earth in all the heavens, there is none like You! Good, and mighty; loving and powerful; all seeing, all knowing, all loving, that’s you God!! As we sit here this morning, You surround us with Your love.


This morning let us take advantage of our new understanding, and boldly go before the throne and tell God our love for Him and thank Him for His mighty love for us We can alao tell Him whatever is on our minds ~ our thoughts, our desires, where we need help. Rejoice, my friends, for we have an All Powerful God who cares, who loves us. Let us enter into the New Year with a greater purpose and commitment to build a stronger heart connection with Jesus, with our God.


                                                     

 


A HARD YEAR ENDS

Posted on December 31, 2020 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (892)

     
                                             



End of another year. Today is the last day. Many would respond, "Thank God it is over!" It has been difficult in so many ways, many lost jobs due to the pandemic, hunger where it has not been before, masks prevnting people from speaking face to face. I am so thankful for the wonderful husband God put in my life, or I might be terribly lonely as I know many are. Finanial difficulties has caused crisis in whole communities; many have become homeless.



I am thankful that God blessed me with a super husband;  he is retired and it is good having him home. Our love has grown and we have both grown together more tightly. Keep him Lord in Your care; surround him with Your angels; let them encamp around us. Enable Bill and I to become all You have designed us to be.



Father, all things are possible for You! In this New Year of 2021, I ask for the gift of wisdom for myself and or our leaders. I ask for wisdom in all I do, think and say. Let wisdom grow like a palm tree that has finally reached it’s year of increase. After 7 or ten years of life with little expansion, the palm tree shoots up like 10 feet or more in one year. Lord, I ask that this be the year of wisdom’s amplification in all of us. Knit me to You Jesus in a tight weave, that when people see me they see You. That when I touch them, their hearts are touched by You! I want You to predominate in me. Lord let 2021 be the year of You Jesus, Your love, wisdom, warmth, and courage.


Yes, Father, I need courage, courage that is impossible without You. Instill in me the courage of David and His closeness with You. You called me a warrior and said my arms might brace a bow of bronze. Give me the strength to be the warrior You have called me to be. Let my arms encompass the unlovely allowing them to know Your love. Let prayers be straight to Your heart that they be Your wishes and You will answer them! Set loose this arrow You have kept safely in Your quiver!


Isaiah 49:1-3


Listen, far-flung islands, pay attention, faraway people:
God put me to work from the day I was born. 
The moment I entered the world he named me.
He gave me speech that would cut and penetrate. 
He kept his hand on me to protect me 
He made me his straight arrow  and hid me in his quiver.


 This New Year will probably be filled with challenges too, but I ask that You  shine through all your children Lord! Shine through us in this New Year of 2021.



                                               


POWER IN A MANGER

Posted on December 25, 2020 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (2092)



                                                                        


Luke 2:8-11 NIV

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is the Messiah, the Lord.


Joy, peace excitement! Yes, Christmas. Those are the emotions felt as a child, only the thoughts and feelings were all about ME like it was my birthday. In truth we were celebrating the birth of God coming to earth as  a man. An extraordinary event! As a child it was a fun time. Beautiful colored lights decorated outside the house and inside. The Christmas tree whose roots were a hill of lovely wrapped gifts. As a little one, sleep did not come easy, and morning wake up came much too early for our parents. There were some gifts set in unwrapped glory ~ that new two wheeled bike, the walking doll, a new football, These we enjoyed until it was time to dress up in new clothes for church. Then it was come home, eat breakfast, do dishes and finally then gather around the tree.


                                     


Then Dad would pass out the gifts one at a time. You know what stuck with me the most? Love. The fun of seeing the gifts I had wrapped for each person being opened and greatly appreciated. We hugged in love. It was a love feast around that colorfully lit tree. And as I write I realize that was the message of Christmas. Jesus came to bring God's message of love to us.


He loved us so much that Jesus came to earth as a man so He coluld pay the penalty for the treason man committed against a divine God. Justice could only be satisfied by a God-man paying the penalty. So Jesus chose to go through horrendous pain and suffering and death because

      HE LOVES US.

                                                                 

                                                

So yes in Jubilation we reverence and honor You, Jesus; we are pleased to celebrate Your birth at Christmas, lifting You up and glorifying Your name,  JESUS!








HIS POWER

Posted on December 20, 2020 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (2026)

                                                                         
  

 Psalm 29:10 {MSG}

10 Above the floodwaters is God's throne

      from which his power flows,

      from which he rules the world. He rules the world

 

 11 God makes his people strong.

   God gives his people peace.

 

You O mighty God are the ruler of all the earth. You are the power that directs all things. How can we be so dumb to think we are in control? With all that is happening now on this earth and in this country,  it is coming to a collision course with a destiny of destruction. Because You are to be honored, but we are not honoring You; we are being told to hold You in contempt. We removed You from schools - first step~bring our children up without You. Now it is turning absolutely bazaar where a woman was fired for not allowing a man dressed up as a woman into the Women’s restroom. Help Lord! Show me what You want me to do. Guide me Holy Spirit!

 

We are so small and inconsequential and with a thought You could erase us. But instead You love us and want to bring us up to be the mighty warriors You created us to be. I am willing, but O Holy Spirit, I so need Your guidance! Bring me back into the ‘prayer huddle’ where like in football, the plans for victory are made. Inhabit my day Lord! Lead and guide my mouth and my actions throughout this day. Let me represent You well!

 

 You Lord God, run my day. I give it to You, that You may be Lord over it, as You are Lord over me. Clear my mind of all else but You. Let us all together Pray:

Let words from my mouth speak with Your thunder of authority; let my prayers be as lightening demolishing strongholds, destroying demons, eradicating invading armies of evil. You indwell me, so let Your strength empower me to do all that fulfills the potential You have put in me.

 

                                                                                 



Smile. Life is so Yours! We give it to You Lord God. Sometimes I get tired so You gave me a husband to lift me up. Thank You! You know how to energize me too ~ you give me exciting knowledge or revelation. You always know just what I need. Today I need You, Your Presence, a word You speak to me. I’m sorry, before I even say ‘hello’ I am moaning to You.


Here You are, the King of Kings, God of any gods man can conceive of, and I moan to You. Forgive me Lord, I repent. You are the Grace-giving One, the love-God of righteousness and justice. You are HOLY. Holy ~ that deep core of complete rightness and perfection. You glow with inner light ~ You are Spirit not physical except for Jesus. You are indeed perfection ~ all that we need and require You are. Magnificent, marvelous, majestic, huge, monumental, beyond the beyond. You just are all things wonderful. You created all things grand.  Then hidden mysteries You left for the delight of our discovery. You love us so much. I so want to live up to what your expectations of me are. . . the potential You put in me.

 


Gift us with energy today Lord. In this season, we know it will be full! BE in us directing, guiding, inspiring, and most of all loving. Holy Spirit, You Who dwell in us, express Yourself through us, we give ourselves to You, You be You in us. Let us sink back into anonymity and let You speak loudly through us. Jesus, love, allow Your love to dwell in us and flow through us. Let people see you not us. Lord, You be our energy, our life.


    

 


TWO TOWERS

Posted on December 18, 2020 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (3106)



                                                                                            

 

The following excerpt is taken from For Such a Time as This by Patsy Cameneti:

 For four years my husband, Tony, our daughters, Liliana and Annalisa, and I lived on the island of Singapore. Occasionally we took a cable car to a smaller island called Sentosa. The cable car travels along a strong cable which is securely fastened high above the ground between two grand towers - one on Singapore and the other on Sentosa. 

 

This scene illustrates something of eternal significance for me. There are two major events on God's calendar which give Christians purpose and direction for their lives. One is the First Coming of Jesus, the other is His Second Coming.  

 

When we accept Jesus Christ as our personal Savior, our lives, pictured by the cable, are lifted up from the ground and fastened onto the first tower - the First Coming of Jesus and the redemptive work for which He came. But without the second tower - representing the Second Coming - to attach to, the cable of our lives begins to go downward and we will only live for the here and now. God's purpose for each of us will be lost and we will not reach our destiny.

 

If we are to ever fully accomplish our God-given destiny, then our lives must be suspended between these two towering events: Jesus' Fist Coming and Second Coming. The purpose of our lives must be fastened and suspended between a consciousness of these two events. May the Lord open our eyes to see and live in the awareness that Jesus not only came, but Jesus is coming again!

 

My parents, Rev. Bill and Ginger Behrman, are one of my life's greatest blessings. In our church, as well as in our home as I was growing up, they saw to it that the Holy Spirit was always welcome and Jesus was absolutely central. The mission of Jesus' First Coming - His life, ministry, death, and resurrection  - was something I was taught and deeply cherished. Prayer was a significant yet natural part of our life at home. At church, prayer wasn't relegated to a prayer meeting on Tuesday morning with a few faithful folks. Instead it was something all of us did - men, women, teens, and even little children.

 

I remember many times at the end of a Sunday evening service when prayer was prompted by a desire to be personally ready for Jesus' coming. The same subject also prompted us to pray fervent and heartfelt prayers for our family, friends, school, nation, and world to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus. Many of the young people of that church have since stepped into their roles as church leaders and planters, pastors and missionaries, as part of the answer to those prayers.

 

The subject of Jesus' return was not only a part of our prayers but was many times the last verse of the songs we sang. We thought about His Second Coming, planned for it, and yearned for the day we would see Him face to face. We lived conscious of the fact that we would stand before Jesus one day regarding what we did in obedience to His will.


Upon reading this writing by Patsy Cameneti I loved the picture message of the cable strung between two towers and comparing it to our spiritual lives. It is a profound truth. When our souls are first awakened to Jesus and who He is, why He came to earth ~ His magnificent love for you and me, the immensity of  God coming to earth, becoming a human man so we could know Him becomes a deeprooted reality that radically changes our lives. Seeking to have an ever closer relationship with Him becomes a hunger in our souls. Truly touching one to one with our God is so marvelous,  it sends roots deep into our very being intertwining with our mind, will, and emotions. Being in love with God knowing He too is in love with us gives us a security of joy.


The second tower then is the natural goal of life. Jesus' second coming brings with it an excitement realizing that we will spend eternity with our deepest love. He returns to  gather those whose hearts' desire is to be with Him; these will get to be in forever relationship in heaven with God. Tremendous delight!


                                                                                      


WHAT'S COMING?

Posted on December 15, 2020 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (4991)



  


                                                                                  


You are glorious Lord God, full of glory! Shining like the sun, only brighter! Jesus, inner glowing you radiate beauty. Holy Spirit, my imagination creates a mist of colors swirling in awesome beauty filling, fulfilling. My God You are mystery of beauty and power. You are God. You are so awesome, and You love me. You love me so much that You continually try and grow me. Thank You. Intead of fear, I will try harder to accept Your pruning and grow from it producing the fruit You want to bring forth in me, You love me, why do I not completely trust You in ALL things? 



Today is get things done at home day. Prepare for Christmas, including prepare my heart for Christmas. (Why is my heart not constantly geared up for living my life in the beauty and thankfulness of Christmas?)


I let my thoughts meander through time and see the small boy playing with a home made wooden toy. Jesus, You began life planted by God inside your mother’s womb: and were born to a world of night light, a night of wonder, of angel voices. Mary lovingly wrapped You in swaddling cloth and put You to rest in a manger.


Remember that night so long ago when You my God became man. Born humbly in a manger, but Kings came to honor You and angels filled the sky with song. A tiny babe come to save a world. Jesus, You gave up everything to become like us, human. You experienced all our feelings both easy and difficult like joy, sorrow, and pain. You went through rejection, and You went through the experience of loving Your friends, yet some did not understand You.


The Bible does not tell us about Your childhood. Did You play with lots of friends? Were You good at sports? Did You and Your cousin John see much of each other growing up? You had Your own mind for sure, cause at age 12, unknown to Your parents, You stayed behind teaching the temple priests while Your parents began the travel home. They came back for You, and You learned a lesson in obedience. You came to us and learned lessons and wisdom; You grew up as we all have to do.


                                                                                       


When your public ministry began You were fully prepared and in tune with the Father. You spent much time in prayer, so You knew the Father’s will in all matters.


Jesus, thank You for giving us Your Holy Spirit to guide us in prayer and in life choices; help us to be fully prepared with wisdom and decisions that completely follow the will of the Father. The Holy Spirit is our guide, our helpmate, a close friend, a beloved guest in our home, in our life. And Jesus, thank You for choosing to become human and teach us about the Father and His great love for us. Thank you for saving us so we can know for certain that we shall live in eternity with You.


Your birthday celebration is coming soon, Jesus. It's a time of excitement and love. Look at the baby in a manger. What are the gladdened hearts all about? You see, this is not just an ordinary baby boy. His birth was prophecied. A child is born to us:


Isaiah 9:6 NIV


For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 


Today we know the wonder of this day, for it is glowing in our spirits forever.

                                                                                       

 


GOD STRENGTH FOR THE FUTURE

Posted on December 11, 2020 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (5415)


                                                                                                   

Blowing wind stay outside; your chill and cold I can’t abide.
 Peering at bare tree branches bending, I sit in toasty warmth. This home is blessed. Thank You Lord! BUT


While I sit in comfort with good memories of a merry Christmas, there are some who lost homes to fire, lives to death. Mourning pierces their souls, sickens their insides, pains their spirits. Suffering bows heads as tears course down pail cheeks. In the midst of my soul, seeps discontent and sorrow, for how can I sit here in peace in a world of hurt?


What can I do about it? Jesus, You came to bring comfort to the mourning and healing to the sick, You are the answer, only many do not know it, and so their suffering goes on and on. Jesus, in this coming New Year allow me to help more people discover You, for You came to help us bear our burdens and sorrows, to bring joy and blessing into our life, and in death You take us into a joyous eternity.



 Will the simple joy of Christmas be there this year? The joy of meeting with family and friends hugs and sharing love and praising the Lord together in thankfulness. Or in the stress and concerns of pandemic and separation, and preparation will we become Martha worriers and lose the best part of the celebration? Or will we trust God's truth in His Word?


                                                           


Psalm 91:1-2, 8-16

1 He who [a]dwells in the shelter of the Most High will remain secure and rest in the shadow of the Almighty [whose power no enemy can withstand].

 

2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust [with great confidence, and on whom I rely]!”

 

 

 

Only a spectator shall you be [yourself inaccessible in the secret place of

Only a spectator shall you be [yourself inaccessible in the secret place of the Most High] as you witness the reward of the wicked.

9 Because you have made the Lord your refuge, and the Most High your dwelling place, 10 There shall no evil befall you, nor any plague or calamity come near your tent.

11 For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service]. 12 They shall bear you up on their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

13 You shall tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the serpent shall you trample underfoot.

14-16 Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness--trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never]. He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life will I satisfy him and show him My salvation.


Father, You know me. Help me see what You have for me to see, hear what You want me to hear. These last days of Dec shall be days of recuperation and preparation. For You have a year of purpose formulated for me, and I do not want to miss any of it. i want to be ready to grow through Your testing times and accomplish all You call me to do and to be. Holy Spirit, only with your help can this happen. To You Lord God be the glory!!

 

 
Lord You are the glorious One! The One Who Hears! The One Who Sees! The One Who Knows all! And You know me, small as I am, insignificant as I am in the scheme of things, You know me. You know when i feel weak , and You strengthen me. Lord God, strengthen me to do Your will! 
Mighty One who walked thru the ocean, You are powerful! Let me never miss seeing You! Help me Holy Spirit to always be aware and answer the call.


Psalm 77:16-19 (MSG)


 Ocean saw you in action, God,  saw you and trembled with fear; 
     

 Deep Ocean was scared to death. 
Clouds belched buckets of rain, 
     

 Sky exploded with thunder, 
Your arrows flashing this way and that. 
  

 From Whirlwind came your thundering voice, Lightning exposed the world, 
   

 Earth reeled and rocked. 
You strode right through Ocean, 
     

 walked straight through roaring Ocean, 
     

 but nobody saw you come or go.


Lord, in all things You are supreme and You know Your plan. Implant in my heart courage. Holy Spirit, stay close. I do not want to disappoint my God. Ok, He knows beforehand what i will do and not do. But I want to be all You call me to be Lord; let Your love flow thru me.Grow me into the stanchion You created me to be...


                                                                                                

    

 


GOING DEEPER WITH THE KING

Posted on December 10, 2020 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (1511)

 
                                                                                       


 Hello Lord. Good morning. I am here.

"Come to Me in the mornings and I will speak to you. The path of 2021 is a narrow dark dirt path embedded with rocks, so you must follow my light. Like the path in Canada that you remember from your youth, you could not walk it at night without a flashlight. I Am Your light. Follow me. Be patient; you are under My protection."



Psalm 91:1, 11-16

 1 The one WHO dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].


11 For He will give His angels [especial] charge over you to accompany and defend and preserve you in all your ways [of obedience and service]. They shall bear you up on their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

13 You shall tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the serpent shall you trample underfoot.

14 Because you have set your love upon Me, therefore will I deliver you; I will set you on high, because you know and understand My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness--trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake you, no, never].

You shall call upon Me, and I will answer you; I will be with you in trouble, I will deliver you and honor you. 16 With long life will I satisfy you and show you My salvation.


I am under Your protection Lord! Your angels surround me. So I am able to walk the dark stoney path with confidence in You and Your protection. You never said ‘no trials’, just that You would walk through them with me. I trust in You!


                                                                                

      

Dec  2020 You are in my life, so life is full and life is good! You will help me Holy Spirit to plan my time this year to use it wisely. Thank you Lord! You are beyond words to describe! My heart just bows down to You.


Oh Lord we are so self absorbed and we so need to have our eyes focused on You. Fear is attacking many as the media spews out what are suppose to be facts, but we know some are fabrications. When we trust in You, we can rest easy, for You are the God who loves us and protects us as Psalm 91 says.


Jesus, God of love, so much so that You became human giving us Your divinity, You grew up as a human, You loved and You died for us. Jesus, You spent lots of time in prayer~communication with the Father. So as You grew in wisdom, You grew more like the Father. It became Your nature to know when to preach, what, and, to whom. You knew who to heal and why. You were so close to the Father that You knew His heart. So at the end, the most devastating time for You was when You lost the connection with the Father; because of all the sin that covered you (for us), the Father had to turn His back. You were so tortured and beaten and weary that You did not know why, You only felt the desolation, the loss, the emptiness inside. You felt forsaken by the Father. O Jesus, You did this for us out of love. Now we are in Your debt. To pay that love debt to You, let us bring others into the Kingdom. It’s why You did it~that all might be saved. Jesus, my God, my Lord, and my King! I will to live my life for You. From deep down in my soul, in my spirit I choose to serve You as my King.


Jesus, You asked me to walk and took me to a sandy beach. Yes the “footsteps” were there. You said this year You would be carrying me some of the time. You told me You are the Footing in my life designed to take the burdens from my life. I am to ask you to carry me whenever I need You to, You are always willing.


Then I felt the heaviness of 2021, that I must stay close to my Lord. I asked if I would be joyful at the end of it. You told me I would be at peace. Holy Spirit, You, my God Who indwells me, I ask for Your strength to flow strongly through me each day from here on out. Lend me Your wisdom, Holy Spirit, that I may follow You well. Give wisdom to my husband, that together we may walk this new year out. 

                                                                                                

Thank You my Lord! You are faithful and you love us so much!


GOD'S SECRET

Posted on December 3, 2020 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (9627)

  



  

See how time flies, how it whistles past my head, but the splendor of God's creation holds me captive.


 As we drove down the road, I spied the big full moon through tree branches. It drew my attention for miles - Perfectly round, a wonderful shape shining brightly in the dark. Neither street lights nor store lights could diminish it’s brilliance. God’s lighting in the night.


 

 

 

Then the other day I saw the sun moving behind some hazy clouds, It fascinated me because I could look at the sun and see its roundness. Those particular clouds hid its brightness ~ until the sun moved itself into the clear, and its full glory was released; it could no longer be looked at with human eyes.



The full intensity of the sun could not be seen behind the clouds, but instantly as the sun revealed itself, the brightness was overwhelming. In life God does the same thing. When we need His help and ASK for it, He is right there. Sometimes it may be in secret, but nonetheless, He is there, He is working in us, for us. Depend on Him! Never fear! Speak out the truth that God loves us: God takes care of us always!


                                                     



It reminded me of God’s encounter with Moses who wanted to see His face. God responded:
 

Exodus 33:20-23

20 But He said, “You cannot see My face, for no man shall see Me and live!” 21 Then the Lord said, “Behold, there is a place beside Me, and you shall stand there on the rock; 22 and while My glory is passing by, I will put you in a cleft of the rock and protectively cover you with My hand until I have passed by. 23 Then I will take away My hand and you shall see My back; but My face shall not be seen.”

 

 

"Seeing His back" means when God has been here, we will know, but sometimes we may not see Him directly as He is working in our life. But we will recognize the results after He finishes. In the chaos of today's world, remember to trust God. Things are not always as they seem; so when a dilemna appears, put it in God's hands knowing He is on the throne; He has it in hand; He loves us. Continue living the life God arranged for you, fulfilling the purpose He put in you.

 


 

                       


Purpose. You and me and every other life has a purpose. God has given us all the gifts, traits, the supply required to fulfill our purpose. Take time to spend with our Creator every day. This will lead to the eventual fulfillment of that purpose. It’s a secret to some, but not if you have/or are building a relationship with God.  Along our journey, we will learn our way as we go. The Word of God is full of instruction in living a good and joyful existence. Look at what Matthew says:

 

Matthew 5:14-16  (MSG)

 “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I’m putting you on a light stand. Now that I’ve put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you’ll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven.

 

 

My prayer for you:

Numbers 6:24-2 (AMP)

 24  The Lord bless you, and keep you [protect you, sustain you, and guard you];

 

25 The Lord make His face shine upon you [with favor],

And be gracious to you [surrounding you with lovingkindness];

 26 The Lord lift up His countenance (face) upon you [with divine approval],

     And give you peace [a tranquil heart and life].’

 


                                                                                                            


 

 


THAT'S THE BREAKS

Posted on November 27, 2020 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (7712)

                                                         
                                                   

Staring at my hand laying on the floor, I thought “how strange”. It was like I had lost all communication with it. Ok my arm was broken there was no doubt, but Why?


Psalm 91 says

No evil will befall you,
  Nor will any plague come near your tent.

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For He will command His angels in regard to you,
To protect and defend and guard you in all your ways [of obedience and service].
12  
They will lift you up in their hands,
So that you do not [even] strike your foot against a stone.

 

The accident flashed in my mind like a Walt Disney cartoon. I was bending down to kiss my husband, and one leg of his bar stool at our kitchen counter reached out and tripped me, actually flinging me forward. My Wonder Woman character tried to get her feet under her body, but it was traveling too fast. And Wonder Woman, who forgot to bring her brakes, crash landed into the patio door/cabinet area.

 

Hubby called 911 and those guys showed up in 3 to 5 minutes to painlessly scape me off the floor. They are truly good at their job. They established that I had broken my humerus bone. I told them I did not think it was very funny. My sense of humor was in tact.

 

At the hospital it was determined that my unfunny bone was broken in 4 places, and the breaks were not nice clean ones. Now here was where the blessing really comes in! God is so good! He sent me a totally awesome surgeon to put my Humpty Dumpty arm back together again. It took tiny screws plus 11 big ones. Another blessing ~ neither my elbow nor my shoulder were broken. God faithfully protected me.   

                                                        

       


Then how come the enemy could trip me up? Yes I have the answer. You see, a couple of weeks before, following God’s urging, I signed up for a faith conference for my youngest daughter and myself. The enemy did not want us to go. That thought was solidified in my mind when on the day of departure my body began rebelling. My digestive system was not right and I felt listless, energyless. With strong suspician that  it was the enemy, I began to pray and enlist a couple of prayer warriors for encouragement. One praye rwarrior  from AWMI  gave me Luke 10:19 and that Scripture was what I needed;


Luke 10:19 (AMP)

 19 Listen carefully: I have given you authority [that you now possess] to tread on [a]serpents and scorpions, and [the ability to exercise authority] over all the power of the enemy (Satan); and nothing will [in any way] harm you.

 

My God is so true to His Word! I knew for sure by then that the enemy was working against our trip, but God gave me the the ability to obey Him.!  As we travelled toward the conference, I  could feel the Spirit of God fill our vehicle .We drove along some treacherous highway singing praises to God whose protection surrounded us. And , yes, It was a really excellent meeting! Hallelujah!

LESSON: If you know it is God's will, stand firm, pray Scripture against satan's interference, and move forward no matter how you "feel". God will help you get to where you need to be!

                                            

We never know all that is happening, but we can figure it out a lot when we talk to God about it. He was also testing me; we become stronger through the challenge!

 

Ephesians 6:14 (NIV)

 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,

God is so good! He loves us so much!! And I love Him too!!

 


I AM DOING A NEW THING

Posted on November 15, 2020 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (433)

                                           

                                                          


  

It waqs by the inspiration of GPAN that my spirit brought these thoughts/words forth.  Indeed we live in a different world. It’s like a caldron ready to boil over. There will be much shifting in the next months, Not gentle movement, but wild and raucus. If mountains could walk, I think they would run away. Yea, it will not be easy for any us. However, for those who know and trust the Lord, it will be somewhat less unsettling. For we can trust God to take care of us.

 

It will be "Something different - something new and some place that's new for us. A difference, a change, a turn, an alteration - it's for our destination.“ It's My will and My plan. Anointed and ordained by Me," saith the Lord.

 "Ordained by Me to fulfill, to go through, to press ahead, and to walk in the new. Yes, it is another level. Yes, it will be a new place for you and for Me. (Ordained by God to walk in new different ways.

 No, you will not be contained. No, you cannot be held back. Ordained to move ahead, to contend, to speak, to say, call, and pray. The spirit of prayer. The Spirit of the Living God.)

 

    

                                                                           

                 

Fire - We have consuming fires right now especially in California and Colorado. God also is called ‘a consuming fire’. He is that powerful; He is that presence and the anointing that breaks off bondage, lack, indifference, and status quo ~ burns it up. He also calls us to come closer, and that happens by obedience. My friends, this is the time to reconstruct your life around our almighty Creator! Complacency will only bring heartbreak.

 

Over into the new. It's a new phase and these are new days. Don't look back. Don't go back. Don't want to go back. Don't need to go back, but look ahead. Contending for the new.   New operations from Heaven for you. Believe it and you will see it.  Expect it and you will walk in the fullness of it.

Turning, turning, turning, turning it by your words and your expectations. Increase! Increase! Increase in every way!  Open, open, open, open all of those ways. Doors of opportunity, supernatural favor, Holy Spirit given favor will go before you. Days of glory!


 

                                                                             


Fire within you to continually contend. Fire - fire for the desire! For the increased choosing to walk in these right ways. OBEDIENCE!  More and more and more and more! That will be completed and that will be finished. That is finished and it will manifest itself in its entirety. Restarted and restored. It's new! It's not over! It's not finished! New clothes - white, clean, cleansed, washed and made new in the Blood of Jesus!. New days!"

 

New days, new ways, Holy Spirit led. Your ways Lord. Only Your ways!

 

Isaiah 40:3 (Amplified Bible) A voice of one who cries: Prepare in the wilderness the way of the Lord [clear away the obstacles]; make straight and smooth in the desert a highway for our God!


These are new ways, new days. Expect what Jesus is doing! Accept that our Father God has a plan for our nation! We have repented and are willing to be obedient, and He will act acordingly!

    

STEPPING INTO THE NEW

Posted on October 24, 2020 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (3458)


                                                                                     




  

GPAN A Word from the Lord came forth... "Right there," saith the Lord. "Right in that way and right in that step, everything that is necessary to follow the call - right in that step and in that plan - that's My purpose and that's My plan.


In that step there is a way, there was a way, and there will continue to be a way - all the way through. [GOD HAS A WAY WHEN THERE SEEMS TO BE NO WAY!]

Even through the contending, even in the press - you are blessed. Blessed beyond measure, blessed to fulfill, and blessed to keep on contending.

 

Even when it looks like there is a hill, you in the power of the Blood shall go through. Right over and into more - more of My will, My plan, My strength, and My purpose coming through you. So the Blood, so the Name, so My authority IN you, goes with you all the way through.                   

You Lord God planted my future in me while I was still in my mother's womb. My gifts my purpose was formed in me way back then! Now You are still continuing to guide me in m

ways that help me fulfill what You designed me to be and do. I was born for such a time as this!

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Moving from one year to the next, one step to the next, one season to the next - equipped, empowered, strengthened inside everyone of you. So your prayers, so the words that you say have had an effect in this hour. Moving from one step to the next, stepping over into the new. Yes, new days, new times, and new authority; if you'll walk in it and believe for it,My plan, My will, and My purpose will work  for you and for yours all throughout the days, weeks, months, and years of this life.  Prosperity is in you through Me and My strong hand. New favor. New territory. New strength in you - uncovered and revealed for you to fulfill.

 

Lord God, powerful magnificent majestic Lord God, Creator of the Universe!! You are God of Gods! Lord of Lords! Before You I bow down my entire being, joyfully submitting to You! You are august and wonderful, mighty and grand! Your love is powerful and overwhelming, Your faithfulness legend! My God there is no way I am able to thank You for Your goodness to me. I submit my will in obedience to You.

 

Moving from one step to the next, one season to the next - equipped, empowered, strengthened inside everyone. So your prayers, so the words that you say have had an effect in this hour. Moving from one step to the next, stepping over into the new. Yes, new days, new times, and new authority if you'll walk in it and believe for it.

 

 

Lord the prophecy above from GPAN ends with Your plan, your will, Your purpose for me . . it’s for me if I walk in new authority and believe in it: Even when it looks like there is a hill, You said, "in the power of the Blood you shall go through. Right over and into more -“ more of My will, My plan, My strength, and My purpose coming through you.” I believe it! 

So the Blood, so the Name, so My authority IN you, goes with you all the way through.

 

 Father I believe. I will continue to walk and if there is a hill I shall continue to walk and pray and trust in You. In the power of the blood I shall walk over and into more . . . more of Your will, Your plan, Your strength, and Your purpose coming though me. Holy Spirit, keep me securely on Your path. The Blood, the Name, Your Authority in me goes with me all the way thru my life

 

 Look at what Jesus says about being glorified in John 17:1-2

 ...Father, the hour has come. Glorify and exalt and honor and magnify your Son, so that Your Son may glorify and extol and honor and magnify You. [Just as] You have granted Him power and authority over all flesh (all humankind), [now glorify Him] so that He may give eternal life to all whom You have given Him.

 

I believe what this is saying is that we are not able to glorify God unless He first glorifies us. We have to get into the place where He does the glorifying...

...Virtually every other time God performed mighty acts on the earth it was in connection with His people pulling away from the cares of the world to spend time in His presence.


                               


Far too often the emphasis has been placed on what we need to do in order to see God's glory manifested. Well, I repeat ~  the most important thing we need to do is pull away from the world and come up into God's presence and just be there! Then He can prepare us for opportunities in such a way that a continual supply of God flowing through you and me, will supply people's needs and their desires.

 

Now, you may feel like Peter did up on the mountain of transfiguration, wanting to capture God's glory and just stay there with Him, but you can't. Like Jesus told Peter and the others, He says to us today: "Come on guys...we have work to do. We have to come down from here and go to the others so that they too may see the glory of God manifested."

 

                                            

 

Don't ever feel condemned about waiting on God. When we wait on Him, great things take place and He releases His power and strength into our lives.

 Isaiah 40:29-31 says,

 He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. (NKJV)

 

This word 'wait' here means "to braid," which gives us a picture of being intertwined with God just like hair is braided and woven together. (I really like this picture ~ me braided with God.)  The Amplified version of verse 31 says that those who wait on the Lord "...shall change and renew their strength and power; they shall lift their wings and mount up [close to God] as eagles [mount up close to the sun]; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint or become tired." Hallelujah!

 

 There are many more examples of waiting in the presence of God in the Word. I encourage all to study them for yourself. Learn how time spent in the presence of God is vital to finishing our course. In His presence is fullness of joy, and the joy of the Lord is our strength! While we are there before Him, His glory equips us to run our race and do what we could never do in our own strength. I challenge all to set aside time regularly to just come and be with God and allow Him to change and empower you for His purposes!

 

Hebrews 5:7 (Amp) 

In the days of His flesh [Jesus] offered up definite, special petitions [for that which He not only wanted but needed] and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was [always] able to save Him [out] from death, and He was heard because of His reverence toward God [His godly fear, His piety, in that He shrank from the horrors of separation from the bright presence of the Father]

 We, too, must spend time in reverential love with Jesus telling Him our innermost thoughts, desires, problems, sorrows, pain, and adoration as we just sit and talk honestly to Him. Forget not to thank Him. We owe Jesus so much, it's a debt that must be paid. Pledge your love and life to Him. The time is now!


                                                                                



Rss_feed

SEARCHING FOR A CLOSER WALK WITH GOD


                                        AWESOME GOD


 DIGGING DEEPER

Sometimes the terrible awesomeness of God hits me and sends me reeling into deep meditation. It always carries its reward of a new closeness with my God. It happened this morning. In the beginning I was distracted with my mind wandering here and yon. Then I ‘woke up’ and commanded it to return. God is so good! Holy Spirit began to lead me in prayer.

Sorry, my Lord. I come to our meeting this morning with scattered thoughts; help me, Lord, to rein them in. That You even desire to meet with me is so amazing! Deep breath. Moses asked God, “what shall I say when they ask 'Who sent me’?” You responded, “Say the Great I AM sent me.” You, God, are not hemmed in by time. For You there is no ‘was, will be’, there is only I AM. Before You I bow down my heart, my 'who I am' I submit to You; help me become who You created me to be.


Exodus 3:13-14 (AMP)

13 And Moses said to God, Behold, when I come to the Israelites and say to them, The God of your fathers has sent me to you, and they say to me, What is His name? What shall I say to them? 14 And God said to Moses, I Am Who I Am and What I Am, and I Will Be What I Will Be; and He said, You shall say this to the Israelites: I Am has sent me to you!

  • Footnotes: Exodus 3:15 To know the name of God is to witness the manifestation of those attributes and apprehend that character which the name denotes.

Can you feel the depth of that name? 'I AM' signifies so much ~ timelessness, absolute love, supreme power, unimaginable expansion ~ an incomprehensible being, totally surrounding. There simply are not words to express the grandness of Who our God is. HIS LOVE FOR US  S SO APPARENT IN HIS WORD!


Psalm 91:14 (AMP)

Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness—trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never].

Isaiah 52:6 (AMP)

Therefore My people shall know what My name is and what it means; therefore they shall know in that day that I am He who speaks; behold, I Am!

Indeed my God! You are the great I AM! This measures so deep and so high and so wide. You revealed Your staggering magnificence to David, and it comes out here:


Psalm 139:1-10

O Lord, you have examined my heart

and know everything about me.

2 You know when I sit down or stand up.

You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.

Even when it’s my mind traveling on tangents.

3 You see me when I travel and when I rest at home.

You know everything I do.

4 You know what I am going to say

even before I say it, Lord.

5 You go before me and follow me.

You place your hand of blessing on my head.

6 Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,

too great for me to understand!

7 I can never escape from your Spirit!

I can never get away from your presence!

8 If I go up to heaven, you are there;

if I go down to the grave, you are there.

9 If I ride the wings of the morning,

if I dwell by the farthest oceans,

10 even there your hand will guide me,

and your strength will support me.

You are always with me. 

You will guide me.

You will always be my support. Your strength

upholds me, protects me, supports me.


Lord, You are so good! What a privilege to know You! Thank You that You continue to grow me closer to You. Thank You! I love being together with You, my Lord.