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devotion August 28, 2017

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I have been aware of the rejection and loss in your life. I have felt the hurts and know of the scars you have received. I have seen you shattered to pieces. I am aware of every single piece, every fragment of your being. I have watched you rise up, in your strength and say in your heart “I will do whatever it takes to never have to experience such rejection again. I will survive!” Instead of following Me, you allow your fears to direct your heart.  You may not even be aware of this because the survival instinct is so powerful. I love you with an everlasting love. I am your Creator. I am calling you back from your grief. O shattered one. I will rebuild you with precious jewels. I have carried your rejections and loss. I was struck down and abandoned. But through the offering of My life you may live.  It is My joy to see you smile. I rejoice over you, My child. Come to Me and drink from My fountain. Give yourself to Me and let go of your survival. I am Life and I will give you unfailing love. You will no longer live in shame, disgrace or sorrow because I am your Husband, your Redeemer.

Isaiah 54, 55

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devotion April 14, 2017

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I have created you to have purpose and to know who you are to Me. But so often you look to others or to your performance to tell you who you are. There is danger in this. You have an idea of what you want to be, and you begin to act in a way that will cause people to respond in approval, yet you are becoming untrue to Me. People and things have become idols in your life, and you are serving for their reactions instead of believing what I have said about you. I am asking you to come away from those things and admit that they can’t give you what you are looking for. After your confession, I want you to ask Me who you are to Me and be still long enough for Me to instruct you in the way you should go. For you are MY workmanship, created in Me to do good works that have already been prepared for you.

~God

Colossians 3:10 and having put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to the image of your Creator.

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Then I saw that all toil and all skill in work come from a man’s envy of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Isaiah 45:18 For this is what the Lord says- God is the Creator of the heavens. He formed the earth and made it. He established it; He did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited- “I am Yahweh, and there is no other.”

devotion Nov 29, 2016

 

 

newtruckredI have a future walk for you, on a path that isn’t paved with regrets. Regret is as an gateway leading you on a path that will be destructive for you. I want you walking toward the upward call in My Son on the path that is paved with the cross.

On the pathway leading to My kingdom, you must go through the cross, and as you bring your regrets through the cross, they come out on the other side as promises of redemption. For I will restore the years the locusts have eaten and return what the devil has stolen. I AM your redeemer. I AM your God who teaches you for your benefit, who leads you in the way you should go.

There was no love for you, in the past, because those who were to love you, regretted their sins and couldn’t look on you in love. When they looked at you, they remembered their  failures and hurts. I don’t want you to be like them. I want you to love others through forgiveness and an understanding of the love I have shown you. You are My Redeemed. You are called Cared For, a City Not Deserted. I am doing a new thing now. Do you perceive it? Even now it is springing forth.

Isaiah 43:18,19 Do not call to mind the former things, or ponder things of the past. Behold, I will do something new, now it will spring forth: Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

devotion Nov 9, 2016

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I feel you demanding that I pick you up, demanding to feel My Presence. I see your anger and feel your frustrations. I see you child. Walk confidently beside Me. I have not left you and I never will. I am teaching you to walk by faith, not by what you feel or think. But to trust Me and put one foot in front of the other. It is one thing to believe Me, and another to trust Me. Trusting Me is doing what you believe. Be at peace here beside Me and know that I will help you walk. There is a place of choice in every moment. In this place of choice, there are two teachers, one teacher is your human nature, and one teacher is My Holy Spirit. Human nature teaches you to rely on your emotions, feelings and thoughts and will bring about loss and death. My Spirit, teaches you to rise above these emotions, feelings and thoughts and to live according to My will.  Today I want you to make a conscious choice to walk in the Spirit and reject thoughts of depression, self pity and anger. When you feel these things confess them as part of your sinful nature and I will give you life and direction  in their place and allow you to have peace.

2 Corinthians 5:7 For we live by faith, not by sight.

Zechariah 4:6 Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord Almighty.

Psalm 131:2 But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.

devotion May 9, 2016

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Do you trust Me? Will you sit at My feet and wait while I meet your needs? Will you allow your faith to feel My presence and be satisfied? You have set your heart on many things to make you happy. You ask Me to come through for you and when I ask you to wait and receive Me instead, you become angry and frustrated. You are like a child who wants his friends more than his Mother. I have these things planned for your future but I wanted this time for you to know that I Am. I Am your Husband, your Friend, your Mother and Father. I Am your Purpose and Position. I Am your Portion and I Am your Prince of Peace. When you know that I Am you will also know that you are. In this knowing you will be brought to the place to receive My Kingdom. So I say to you today: Be still and know that I am God.

Romans 8:31 If God is for us, who is against us? He did not even spare His own Son, but offered Him up for us all; how will He not also with Him grant us everything?

Matthew 3:2 “Repent, because the kingdom of heaven has come near!”

Romans 8:38-39 For I am persuaded that not even death or life, angels or rulers, things present or things to come, hostile powers, height or depth, or any other created thing will have power to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord!