Tag: faith

devotion Sept 18, 2017

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Come daily and surrender. Leave the worries of your heart at the doorstep and come inside in prayer with Me. I work everything out to its proper end. Watch that you don’t become conceited thinking that you know everything and are always right. My ways are higher and I see the end from its beginning. Don’t walk out of your flesh in fear by trying to control everything so that it won’t hurt you. As long as you are fearful you are available for hurt. When your fears are cast out by My perfect love you will know peace. For I will replace your fearfulness with My faithfulness. I will enable you to move beyond your hurts and love one another. Surrender and allow Me to control everything for nothing can harm you as long as you are in My care. ~ God

Galatians 5:6 What matters is faith working through love.

devotion March 2, 2017

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While you are looking for safe and secure and familiar there is a country waiting to be explored. I have an exciting future for you! I am looking for warrior spirits who will say “Give me life! Give me life abundantly!” Those who will follow Me with all their heart mind and strength! Who won’t settle for anything less than My ways for their lives. Those who will believe Me for the Promised Land and be willing to leave their comforts and their own desires to find true life; to suffer awhile in order to attain a resurrected life! I want those courageous enough to walk through a wilderness and face their fears, to a Promised City whose foundations are gold. I am asking of you today to forget the former things and not dwell on the past, for I am doing a new thing. As long as you are dwelling on the past, you will remain there. The one who loves his life, loses it, but the one who hates his life in this world will keep it for life eternal. Be strong and very courageous and I will strengthen your heart.

devotion Feb 20, 2016

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You don’t need to forge ahead frantic and furious. Your future and My vision for your life will not come about through the sheer force of your effort. It is not by might or by power but by My Spirit. My Spirit operates through faith. I don’t want you captured by your calling; like a woman who turns all of her affection on her children and forsakes her husband. I am the One who longs for your affection. As you are nourished by your communion with Me, your calling will be fulfilled. Come with Me and rest. In resting you reveal your faith in Me. There is great power at work in those who believe and lean into Me.~ Jesus

Ephesians 1:19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of His power to us who believe, according to the working of His vast strength.

Song of Solomon 8:5 Who is this that comes up from the wilderness leaning on the one she loves?

devotion Dec 14, 2016

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O beautiful broken one. I hold you and gaze at the glow of My glory that I see emanating from the seed of hope within you. This treasure within you is to be seen. My will for you is Broken Free. Be still and know. You work so diligently to redo the things I have undone in you. You restore and repair and rebuild, so that you may remain whole and unbroken but this is not yet My Way. My Way is Broken Free. Don’t despise your brokenness. I want you to begin to see the beauty of it instead and to know that in brokenness the seed of hope within you has room to grow.

2 Corinthians 4:6,7 For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God’s glory in the face of Jesus Christ. Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not us.

1 Corinthians 15:13 (ceb) It’s necessary for this rotting body to be clothed with what can’t decay, and for the body that is dying to be clothed in what can’t die.

2 Corinthians 4:16 Therefore we do not give up. Even though our outer person is being destroyed, our inner person is being renewed day by day.

devotion Dec 12, 2016

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I saw one in my spirit who was searching for the Presence of the Lord; seeking His Face and His kingdom. She was pacing, walking back and forth in frustration, trying to find a way to enter. The Bible says we are seated with Him in the Heavenlies and that Jesus has presented us through His blood, holy and blameless before His Father, and she believed that to be true. She settled her spirit and began to wait. Small yellow balls began to form before her as she waited. They made what appeared to be steps. She walked upon them all the way up to the Heavenlies. Where Jesus stood to greet her. He reached down and picked up one of the yellow balls. He held it in His hand before her and said: “Now, faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” As He said the last word the balls vanished and she stood suspended before Him.  He then said to her, “Faith is for now.”

Devotion Dec 4, 2016

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So many speak of Me without seeing Me. They speak of times others have seen Me, but they close their hearts to really knowing Me. They take what was given in the past and make a lifestyle around it of traditions and requirements. They keep Me out because they have all they can manage and they fear not being in control. But I am alive and My word is living and active. I have called you to a deeper place with Me. A place of communion with My Spirit, where you see Me and know My heart, where you allow Me to flood over you. A flood is not something you control. But I promise you will never regret allowing Me to flood over you, but those who have kept Me at bay, will regret it. When the Day comes, they will consider all things a loss compared to knowing Me. But you, who have allowed Me to flood your being, will greatly rejoice. Even now, you rejoice for I will cause you to see, to have visions and revelations, discernment and foresight. It pleases Me that you believe that I am and that I reward those who seek Me, and that you delight in Me.

2 Kings 6:17 Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” so the Lord opened the servant’s eyes.

John 5:19 Then Jesus replied, “I assure you: The Son is not able to do anything on His own, but only what He sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does these things in the same way.”

Philippians 3:10 My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead.

Devotion Nov 2, 2016

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As you move on, toward the upward call, I want you to be mindful of pressing through when you begin to feel the burn in your faith muscles. So many times you look for an escape, something to distract you from the burn, but the burn is necessary for you to grow. When you press through, you realize that it no longer hurts and you become strong and able to advance to the next level of glory. I have you on the path of life where there is fullness of joy. I am your escape. I am your ability to continue. Set your mind on the things above. Make it your goal to know Me and the power of My resurrection. Seek My glory; for I will supply all of your needs out of My riches in glory in Christ Jesus. The pain is passing and only lasts for a moment, but My Glory is forever. ~God

Philippians 3:10-11 My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death, assuming that I will somehow reach the resurrection from among the dead.

Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all of your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.