#150 – Dust Yourself Off

The milk was spilled and the deed is done. It is over now and you made it to the other side, bruised, beaten and broken, but you are alive. Take a moment to evaluate, the many blessings that remain. Rejoice that your mind is still sound.

It is lunacy to overcome the worst ordeal in your life, beating the odds, to now, live as a second class citizen. Do not give the enemy a lifetime pass to shame you, for a momentary decision. Who you are is not what you do.

Dust yourself off, hold your head high and decide your path to healing. Take a moment to celebrate living. Everyday of living is a new lesson. As the omniscient God, I only train those, who I will soon give power and charge.

Nothing and no one can shut the doors, I AM opening for you. There is not a scheme or plan capable of being made, that will undermine ME. I AM for you and not against you. Heaven and Earth will pass away, before any promise goes unfulfilled.

Colossians 3:10-11
Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him. In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized, slave, or free. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us.

#148 – Pass the Baton (Part 2)

There is a baton passed from season to season, a baton passed from generation to generation and a baton passed from the spirit realms to the earthly realms. Before it was Moses’s staff, then Israel’s Ark and now the Cross of Christ.

In life’s race there will be straightaways, uphills, downhills and curves. The straightaways are optimal conditions, requiring minimal focus. The uphills are the times of struggle and require perseverance and a focus.

The downhills are the times of prosperity and require restraint and humility. The curves are different, they can be times of trouble or great shifting. The curves are best handled by leaning into them, trust ME in the curves.

Submitting to the curve is assuming a posture of surrender, allowing inertia to dictate your velocity. Keeping momentum, is in knowing when to focus, persevere, be humble, use restraint or to surrender 100% to the process.

2 Corinthians 5:14-17
Either way, Christ’s love controls us. Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life. He died for everyone so that those who receive his new life will no longer live for themselves. Instead, they will live for Christ, who died and was raised for them. So we have stopped evaluating others from a human point of view. At one time we thought of Christ merely from a human point of view. How differently we know him now! This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!

#147 – Pass the Baton (Part 1)

The old you must pass the baton to the new you. The former self must make way for the future self. Yesterday is done and much has transpired: the blessings, the miracles, the pain and the shame all reside in that passing season.

As you move into a new environment, from the old environment, be sure to maintain your momentum. The baton symbolizes the accomplishments, the promise, the hope and the legacy. The goal is to move from yesterday, to today and to tomorrow, without losing stride.

As you run into what is next, make the transitions and the needed adjustments, based on your new assignments. The race depends on speed, timing and strategy, but the baton is equally important and must complete the race.

If the baton is dropped or fails to make it to the finish line, in anyway, you are disqualified. This is the crucial part, to complete your assigns and answer each of life’s calls, in a way, that opens a path into MY rest, being well and done.

2 Corinthians 5:1-5
For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands. We grow weary in our present bodies, and we long to put on our heavenly bodies like new clothing. For we will put on heavenly bodies; we will not be spirits without bodies. While we live in these earthly bodies, we groan and sigh, but it’s not that we want to die and get rid of these bodies that clothe us. Rather, we want to put on our new bodies so that these dying bodies will be swallowed up by life. God himself has prepared us for this, and as a guarantee he has given us his Holy Spirit.

#146 – An Earthly Deficit

You are a reflection of the light, connected to, the true and living light. It was ME that said, let there Be. I Am the source of all illumination and becoming the light is not your role. We are a team, MY dominion is Heaven and your dominion is earth.

Becoming too heavenly minded will lead to an earthly deficit. It is difficult, even impossible to be offended and anointed at the same time. The enemy comes to steal, kill and destroy, through sin, you have taken on the enemy’s identities: becoming a thief, a murderer and a destroyer.

You are replacing your purpose, your calling and your gifting for a sinful disposition. It is time for ownership: things you have said, things you have done and things you are thinking. The results have been disastrous and people have been hurt.

The day of calling wrong, right and right, wrong are over. I need you, to get to a place where the actions and words of men, against you, do not matter. The only thing that matters is what I command you to do and who you are to become.

2 Timothy 2:24-26
Again I say, don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights. A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people. Gently instruct those who oppose the truth. Perhaps God will change those people’s hearts, and they will learn the truth. Then they will come to their senses and escape from the devil’s trap. For they have been held captive by him to do whatever he wants.

#140 – Times of Testing

In the moments of turmoil are where you will find the most sincere peace. Discovering faith in the chaos makes it all worthwhile and these times of testing, ensure a knowing of what a faith is made.

Growth is when you can see the victory and vanquishment in the same light, being aware that both are working together for your good. It is a shift in your prayers from deliverance and to becoming decisive.

Being fully persuaded, that the trouble in your world can be seen as a problem or the process, I Am using, to shape and mold you. It is your decision whether to lament or to be MY life of lamentation.

You are not a victim of circumstances, but are a preselected victor. The obstacles before you are no longer seen as predicaments of punishment, but are the processes of promotion asked for in prayer.

Romans 4:18-22
Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.” Without weakening in his faith, he acknowledged the decrepitness of his body (since he was about a hundred years old) and the lifelessness of Sarah’s womb. Yet he did not waver through disbelief in the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God was able to do what He had promised. This is why “it was credited to him as righteousness

#120 – MY Face to Your Face

Steal away from the noise, so that you can hear MY voice. Leave the opinions of men for a moment, I need to isolate you for a season, to insulate you for a lifetime. I want to reveal more of MY glory to you, in preparation for the next level of difficulty.

This is beyond conventional worldly wisdom and will not conform with the status quo. I need you to hear from ME directly. This is an intravenous treatment, MY blood to your blood, MY face to your face and MY heart to your heart.

I want to speak to you without veils, priests or mediators, because they are no longer required and not capable. A blessing is coming, that no man can take credit for. What I am doing in you is through MY unconditional love, but MY blessings are conditional.

This will require execution and consistency. What you refuse to sow, limits what is harvested, today’s harvest is tomorrow’s seed. Be a good steward of the talents I have given you and I guarantee more.

Job 33:23-26
If there be for him an angel, a mediator, one of the thousand, to declare to man what is right for him, and he is merciful to him, and says, ‘Deliver him from going down into the pit; I have found a ransom; let his flesh become fresh with youth; let him return to the days of his youthful vigor’; then mand prays to God, and he accepts him; he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.

#109 – Be MY Spectacle

A multitude of blessings are being stayed by a mighty dam. Behind the dam are many, many blessings: spiritual, financial and physical. Each one being better than the next. They are stored up for you and the dam is ready to burst.

All this goodness is yours. I will simply require your obedience. The hint of your desire to align with ME. If you would honor ME, by doing what you know to do and being attentive to my voice, then this dam of blessings will break.

Breaking to flow all over you. I AM waiting with anticipation to bless you. Making a spectacle of MY sons with favor and supernatural benefits, makes ME look good and shows the world MY Glory.

Abraham was a spectacle, Issac was a spectacle, Isreal was spectacle, Joseph was a spectacle, Moses was a spectacle, Joshua was a spectacle and Rahab was a spectacle. Be obedient, honor MY word and be MY spectacle.

Hebrews 10:32-36
But you must continue to remember those earlier days, how after you were enlightened you endured a hard and painful struggle. At times you were made a public spectacle by means of insults and persecutions, while at other times you associated with people who were treated this way. For you sympathized with the prisoners and cheerfully submitted to the violent seizure of your property, because you know that you have a better and more permanent possession. So don’t lose your confidence, since it holds a great reward for you. For you need endurance, so that after you have done God’s will you can receive what he has promised.

#103 – Embracing the Significance

There is no comparison or competition in being you. Your only competitor is in your reflection. The world will say, “break the mirror”, but it will not change your reflection. The flaws are still there, take them and harness them, making them the foundation.

The enemy is merely an agitator. You are running a race against your own potential and the winning is in you outlasting self sabotage. The real adversary is in the fear of embracing the significance of who you are.

You have to accept all that you are, the good and the bad. Master the good though humility and master the bad through repentance. It is time to embrace the real you, the imperfect you and the genuine you.

Stop living in the belief system of another. I have set the standards, measure yourself according to MY word. Your battles require your unique perspective and experiences, the armor you use must be your own.

1 Samuel 17:32-40
David said to Saul, “Let no one lose heart on account of this Philistine; your servant will go and fight him.” Saul replied, “You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth.” But David said to Saul, “Your servant has been keeping his father’s sheep. When a lion or a bear came and carried off a sheep from the flock, I went after it, struck it and rescued the sheep from its mouth. When it turned on me, I seized it by its hair, struck it and killed it. Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God. The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine.” Saul said to David, “Go, and the Lord be with you.” Then Saul dressed David in his own tunic. He put a coat of armor on him and a bronze helmet on his head. David fastened on his sword over the tunic and tried walking around, because he was not used to them. “I cannot go in these,” he said to Saul, “because I am not used to them.” So he took them off. Then he took his staff in his hand, chose five smooth stones from the stream, put them in the pouch of his shepherd’s bag and, with his sling in his hand, approached the Philistine.

#96 – Consecrate Yourself

Consecrate yourself to me, your five senses are for MY Glory. You are a holy people and a chosen generation.

Consecrate your mouth. You will not be able to speak, as others speak. Your words have a creative power, angels or demons are dispatched from the command of your voice.

Consecrate your tastes. You will not be able to eat, as others eat. Your food and drink must be in moderation and indulgence can lead to gluttony and the wasting of resources.

Consecrate your eyes. You will not be able to watch what others watch. Your eyes are holy and cannot see evil, even to be entertained. Accept only what is true, honest, just, pure, lovely and of a good report.

Consecrate your touches. You will not be able to touch or be touched, as others touch. Every part of you is the Lords, making your body Holy ground. Only those authorized can touch the anointing.

Consecrate your ears. You will not be able to hear, as others hear. What you listen to, either builds or destroys faith, the building block of life is faith. Your life depends on what you hear.

As you choose ME in all that you sense, a light will shine to destroy the darkness and expose MY Glory.

1 Peter 2:9-10
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.

#94 – Your Fulfillment

Run your race. Some are made for marathons and others for a sprint, both are equal and good for the kingdom. Complete the task before you, have no concern for those to the left or to the right. Focus on your forward movement.

There is no value in covetousness, each member has his own portion. All my sons are royal each wearing a different gown and crown, assigned by ME. The purpose, calling and gifting are given to you in eternity and cannot be erased.

Measuring yourself to others only produces jealousy and a false identity. Focus on your assignment, master the beauty of you. Be who I made you to be. Anything outside of MY divine, design is man-made and will fail.

Focus on the distinct set of talents, abilities, gifts and skills, I have given you. Your blessings will come from these tools and your fulfillment will be birth from your own hand. When you remain with ME, in ME and for ME, your success is guaranteed.

Romans 12:1-2
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.