Tag: grace

devotion Oct 9, 2015

snail salty

I am teaching you to walk after My Spirit. You have often been controlled by others because you would rather please them than to stand up for your own way.  There are controllers who control you by their behavior, they want you to feel sorry for them. They stay in their pit and try to pull you in with them. There are controllers who have controlled you by their anger and disapproval and condemnation. And there are those who want to be your holy spirit. But I stood for you and have cut the ropes of the controllers in your life. As you are coming up in maturity in Me, you will have to confront some things that are out of place in your life and this will be unpleasant and frightening to you. But I will encourage you and strengthen you to walk in love. You have crossed over from control and death to life and love in My Spirit. Where My Spirit is there is freedom!

Matthew 10:28 May I not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul, but rather, may I fear the One who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Psalm 31:1,3,5 In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; Deliver me in Your righteousness. Since You are my rock and my fortress, for your name’s sake lead me and guide me. Into Your hands I commit my spirit; Redeem me, O Lord, God of truth.

Your sheep know Your voice, and You know them and they follow You.

devotion Oct 1, 2015

love never fails 2

You used to dream of being in a dark room and running to switch on the light. When you flipped the switch, it remained dark and you would feel deep terror. As you came to know Me, in this dream, you would flip the switch and feel terror and turn and find comfort in Me. As you grew, you would flip the switch and only feel disappointment. Eventually you would flip the switch and feel nothing, until one night you were content to sit with Me in the dark and not even try the light. Then you no longer had this dream. I have been teaching you this same principal in life, through your brokenness. I am causing you to see the treasures of darkness and the beauty of brokenness. For a broken and contrite heart is of great worth to Me. I want you to set aside blame and especially un-forgiveness and open your eyes to find Me in the darkness. I am always with you. I always give you hope. I never give up on you and I ALWAYS LOVE YOU. ~Jesus

Psalm 91:9 He that dwells in the secret place of the most High will abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 23:4,5 Yea though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me.

Psalm 27:1 The Lord is my light and my salvation.

Isaiah 45:3 I will give you the treasures of darkness and riches from secret places, so that you may know that I, Yahweh, call you by your name.

Psalm 139:12 even the darkness is not dark to You. The night shines like the day; darkness and light are alike to You.

devotion Sept 30, 2015

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I saw you slip off the rock and into the river’s current. I was behind you and pulled you back. I am stronger than the current. I placed your feet back upon the Rock and I have held them there so you can regain your strength. I have made provision for you and will continue to supply My grace.  You can know peace as you rest in My sovereignty. You can know safety as you come under the shadow of My wings. And you can do all things through My strength for My grace is sufficient for you. My grace is not a blanket that you pull up over your head, but it is the actual power to accomplish what you are unable to accomplish in your own ability. I have pulled you out of the water and placed your feet on the Rock. Now, I am calling you to stand up! Lift up a shout of praise, even in your distress, because you are being delivered from your enemies. You will see My goodness in the land of the living! Don’t despise your brokenness, because it is beautiful to Me. The religious spirit that seeps into My churches will tell you that broken is wrong, that broke is ugly, but this is an absolute lie! Broken is beautiful to Me. A broken and contrite spirit I don’t despise!  Standing in your brokenness is your testimony of Me, of My faithfulness. I love you. ~Jesus

Psalm 51:17 My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.

2 Corinthians 12:9 But He said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’ therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

1 John 5:4 for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.