Tag: seahorse

Devotion Oct 30, 2016

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I have chosen you to know and believe that I am God; to witness that I am able; to taste and see that I am good. As you are made aware of My love for you, the things you have sought after will have little value to you. Lean into Me instead of your insecurities and fears. Your insecurities and fears cause you to strive. In your striving you experience envy, jealousy and selfish ambition. These things breed pretentiousness and hurt those around you. I want you to trust Me instead. I have plans for you. You were chosen especially for good works. Good works that have already been prepared for you to do. You are secure in Me. The doors I open no-one can close the doors I close no-one can open. I have told you these things that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation, but take heart I have overcome the world. ~Jesus.

Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.

Philippians 3:8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes through the law, but that which is through faith in Christ- the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.

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devotion July 21, 2016

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I have often felt your hurt, from disappointments where you have expected things and people fail you.  But I have also seen their desire to love you. The thing that has come between you is your expectations. But I want you to put your hope in Me, and to be able to love regardless. I am teaching you to let your expectations be known and agreed upon, and even then you will often be let down by people. I desire for you to be quick to listen, slow to speak and especially slow to become angry. How can you love your enemies, if you can’t love your friends?  Every person and thing will disappoint you. I have made you in such a way, that only I can satisfy you. Don’t be under obligation, but be under My direction, and love as I have loved you. Trust in Me with all your heart and lean not on what you think should be. Acknowledge Me and I will straighten and direct your path.

Psalm 62:5 For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from Him.

Romans 13:8 Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

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devotion May 19, 2016

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I have been upon the chambers of your being. I have watched you consider and make conclusions. I have watched you as you have come to understand the many changes you have made, provide no escape. I have watched you use your abilities, and even though you are strong and able, you have come to know ability will never deliver you. I have prepared this place for faith. This place where you see no option, no way through and no way out. It is as if you are facing the sea with a pursuing army behind you. I have prepared this place for My Glory. Be still, lift your eyes to Me, and know that I Am God.  Stand and see the deliverance I will bring you. Be encouraged in this place, for you are about to behold My power.~ God

The children of God walked through the sea on dry ground.

Hebrews 11:29 By faith the Israelites crossed the Red Sea as though they were on dry land.

Psalm 33:16 A king is not saved by a large army; a warrior will not be delivered by great strength. The horse is a false hope for safety; it provides no escape by its great power. 

Father, I stand and wait.  I stand in Your secret place. And I know You are here. I know that you have seen my doubts and fears, my many struggles through the years.   But I stand here. Nothing in my hands. I have no plans.  I feel Your Power here. I don’t know how but I feel Your strength. And I can stand. O I can stand and believe. I know that You ARE. I know that YOU ARE.  And You ARE ABLE. I know that I cannot be shaken because You surround me both now and forever.

 

 

devotion Nov 14, 2015

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Your shield of faith is alive and empowered through your knowledge of My truths. I want you to know who I say you are. You are My child, My warrior, an extension of My life. I want you to know that nothing can separate you from Me. As you lift up these beliefs, you are protected from the fiery darts that surely come as you enter the battle for My Kingdom. I am training your hands for battle, teaching you to fight the good fight of faith. Your weapons are not angry hands striking, but your weapons are mighty in love and prayer and praise of Me. They pull down strongholds and accomplish much for My kingdom. Your battle is not against flesh and blood, but against powers and principalities and dark forces. It is these dark forces that move men to sin. And you have the ability from My Spirit within you to slay these forces and to claim what I have accomplished on your behalf through My death and resurrection. You are more than victorious through Me, more than a conqueror and through you I will diffuse a fragrance of the knowledge of Me in every place. I will preserve you coming in and going out from this day forth, until forever more.~

John 14:12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, “He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father.

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

Psalm 47 O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph, Sing praises to God, sing praises unto our King, sing praises. For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.

devotion Nov 6

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I dwell within you. I am in the center of your being. The place where we are united, I call the secret place. I want you to begin to live out of this place. I want you to look around your heart because sometimes your feelings feel through past hurts and mislead you. I don’t want you to dismiss your feelings because I have given them to you to alert you to things, but don’t make judgements based only on your feelings.  I want you to look beyond your mind, because My thoughts are higher and many things can not be understood especially when you wear glasses of expectation. Expectations you place on others tend to lead you to disappointment and cause you to sin. I am calling you to look through faith at My glory and begin to do the things you see Me doing. I will meet your needs through this glory and you will no longer need to look at people for what they can do for you. Instead, you will abound in good works, and serve Me by loving others as they are. ~Jesus

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

Ephesians 2:22 And in Him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by His Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:19,20 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.

devotion Sept 17 2015

 

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I am calling you to come to Me. Come away with Me. Lay down your strategies and lay down your fears. I have accepted you. I want you to be with Me, to come and rest in the secret place of My strong hand. You are unable to secure yourself and your methods bring harm to you and to those around you. But I have provided a shelter in My Son. He is a strong tower around you because He has fought and won your battles. I know you are afraid and feel forsaken by those you thought were strong. But I have allowed these things so that you will learn to depend only on Me. So that you will come to the only One who can truly love you. Once you know true love, you will be able to give it back. To give it back freely, just as you received it. There is strength in the knowing of My Love. In knowing My Love you can find the courage to face the things that need changing in you. I am calling you to come to Me, just as you are! I am calling you to ask Me to be your strength, to be your wisdom, to be the One who is always for you. Because I am.~God

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 26:12 Lord thou will ordain peace for us: for thou also hast wrought all our works in us.

1 Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves therefore under God’s mighty hand, that He may exalt you in due time: Casting all your cares upon Him, for He cares for you.

Romans 15:13 May the God of all hope fill me with joy and peace as I trust in Him, so that I may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

devotion Sept. 1, 2015

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My survivor. My servant whom I have made strong. My broken one made whole.  I see you now, I feel your heart and how easily you are forgetting the intense yearning you had when you had no way. How the pain of your losses and destructions have eased. How you no longer fear starting over again.  You look around you and see the struggles of others and thank Me that you are not like them. You say “I now fast and give my tithe. I am alright.” You have taken care of your religion and feel entitled to my blessings. But I call you now into battle for your heart. I call you to remember My sufficient grace. I call you not to turn away from Me, the Living God, your Savior. I have MORE intended for you than your own comfort and healing. No eye has seen, no mind conceived what I have prepared for those who love Me. Return to Me and ask of Me, for I will guard your heart from the evil one, and even from your own complacency! Moving beyond broken is more than just being mended and made whole. For I have intended great purpose for your brokenness! I am calling you to set your eyes upon Me, your Creator and Sustainer, and get out of the boat and walk upon the water! ~God

Jeremiah 33:3 Call to Me and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you don’t know.

1 Corinthians 2:12 We have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Ephesians 2:8,9 For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is God’s gift – not from works, so that no one can boast.

Proverbs 4:23 Guard your heart above all else, for it is the source of life.