"And the Angel of the Lord appeared to him, and said to him, 'The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor!'" Judges 6:12
"Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!" Luke 1:28
As happened with Gideon and Mary in these two instances, it is time for God's children to step into their…Continue
"For everyone born of God has overcome the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God." - 1 John 1:4,5
As followers of Jesus, each one of us is called and commissioned by the Spirit of God to become mighty warriors of God. What is a warrior? One who has experienced many battles and has…Continue
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"Stop dwelling on past events and brooding over times gone by; I am doing something NEW! It's springing up – can't you see it? I am making a road in the desert, rivers in the wasteland" - Isaiah 43"19.
A new thing can be happening, but in the midst of a beginning we can fail to perceive the change. Remember, an END always precedes a beginning.…Continue
As believers we are rooted and grounded in His magnificent love (see Eph. 3:17). Because we are established in His love, we have a peace that passes all ordinary understanding. And we have courage, the depth of which is confidence in the Lord. We cannot trust in our own reasoning. Instead, today we declare that we will, “Trust in the LORD with all [our] heart, and lean not on [our] own understanding; in all [our] ways acknowledge…Continue
In Joshua's day, before crossing the Jordan River and moving into their inheritance, God said to the people, "Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you" (Joshua 3:5).
This is an exhortation for us today!
DRAW NEARD TO GOD
"You have begun to live the new life, in which you are being made new and are becoming like the One who made you." - Colossians 3:10 NCV
An inspired life is always on the very open door of the quickenings of that life by the Spirit. When one is born of God, or when, as it were, God is born into the believer, and they become a quickened soul to carry out the convictions of the life of the Spirit of God…Continue
Travail connotes that we are at a narrow transition. This transitional place is a life and death intersection. The transitional place is a place of "crossing over." Travail means that we are in a "distressed" moment.
Travail is a specific type of prayer which births (Isaiah 66:7-9), as well as wars (Isaiah 42:12-14). When a person enters a time period or season of travail (birthing and/or warring), they will…Continue
"The Lord said, "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting.......for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you...to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me." - Acts:26:15,16,18
Paul had first to come to this time of crying, weeping,…Continue
There is only one thing that is going to accomplish the purposes of God, and that is being in the Spirit.
God wants men and women who are willing to submit and submit, and yield and yield to the Holy Spirit until thier bodies are…
"....if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus form the dead dwells in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you." - Romans 8:11
"For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear; but you have received the spirit of adoption whereby we cry, Abba Father...And if children, then heirs; heirs of…Continue
The real success of any life will be because of this knowledge, "Thou art the Christ." This knowledge is the rock foundation, "and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven" (Matthew 16:18,19).
This knowledge of our personal acceptance with God…Continue
"The Spirt of the Lord is upon me, because He hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised." - Luke 4:18
God is bringing us to a place where we know the Spirit of the Lord is upon us. If we have not…Continue
Isaiah 48:6 - "....I have made you hear new things from this time. Even hidden things, and you did not know them."
The Spirit of God encourages each of us to advance -- drawing us ever closer to our Lord to move in power, and to take the Kingdom for the King! Our day is a day of swift shift; a spiritually radical revolution in our perspective is at the door. We expect God to display His mighty deeds…Continue
"And a woman who had a hemorrhage (KJV "an issue") for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone, came up behind Him, and touched the fringe of His cloak; and immediately her hemorrhage stopped. And Jesus said, 'Who is the one who touched Me?' And while they were all denying it, Peter said, 'Master, the multitudes are crowding and pressing upon You.' But Jesus said, 'Someone did…Continue
"AFTER this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in Heaven! And the first voice which I had heard addressing me like (the calling of) a war trumpet said, Come up here, and I will show you what must take place in the future." Revelation 4:1
We must basically wage war with the old mindsets that keep us from "coming up" into this divine…
It is time for us to align ourselves with God's government and shift into our new season. However, to totally shift, we are must press beyond our circumstances and religious belief systems. We are being challenged to press beyond the pressures of our own abilities to make things happen, and press only to look to Him.
In our new season, we will not be able to make any "strange fires" as Nadab and Abihu…Continue