"Surely the Lord God does nothing unless He reveals His secret counsel to His servants the prophets." - Amos 3:7
Along with timing, it is key to understand the role we play as workers in God's Kingdom to see prophecy come to pass. Without understanding that prophecy requires action on our part, we might become upset when a prophetic word seems unfulfilled.…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on July 7, 2018 at 8:43am — No Comments
"The Lord blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys." - Job 42:12 NIV
From time to time we actually have to come out of one project completely before God can transition us to the next assignment. Something that closes in our lives can make us feel like we are out of…
Added by Albert Finch on July 3, 2018 at 8:51am — No Comments
“Then He came to Simon Peter. And Peter said to Him, ‘Lord, are You washing my feet?’ Jesus answered and said to him, ‘What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will know after this.’ Peter said to Him, ‘You shall never wash my feet!’ Jesus answered him, ‘If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me.’” – John 13:6-8
“You are already clean because of the word which I…Continue
"Prepare for battle! Soldiers at attention! Present arms! Advance! Turn your shovels into swords; turn your hoes into spears. Let the weak one throw out his chest and say, 'I'm tough, I'm a fighter.'" Joel 3:9-10 (The Message)
The call to arms to pray has never changed since the prophet Joel wrote these words. Today, with all the turmoil in the world and in our lives, we should consider…
Added by Albert Finch on June 22, 2018 at 9:01am — No Comments
by Grayson Jacks
“Then He said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him first deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. For whoever desires to…Continue
Added by Grayson Jacks on May 26, 2018 at 5:48pm — No Comments
"I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me." - Galatians 2:20
"nor will they say, 'See here!' or 'See there!' For indeed, the…Continue
Added by Grayson Jacks on May 29, 2018 at 9:31am — No Comments
“And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.” – 1 Corinthians 13:3
In the Church, we are so quick to preach and teach practical examples of serving others and serving God. This isn’t a bad thing. Although, having said that, if we don’t teach people to be rooted and grounded in…Continue
Added by Grayson Jacks on June 7, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments
"Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of thy countenance." - Psalm 89:15
Praise transports us into the realm of the supernatural and into the power of God. He eagerly awaits the fragrance of our affections, desiring to manifest His sweet presence and power in our midst.
Praise is a "sacrifice,"…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on June 7, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
Some say, 'The River is flowing. Just step in.' But we need to say, 'Just step in, and the river will flow.'
Some are passively waiting to see what God will do, while He is waiting for us to exercise faith to see Him move with power. Mark said it well:
"And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord kept WORKING WITH THEM and confirming the…
Added by Albert Finch on June 1, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
God is a GOOD FATHER who is perfecting and completing all that concerns His children that they would stand in secure places of strength in the season ahead.
"In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul...Though I walk in the midst of trouble, YOU WILL REVIVE ME; You will stretch out Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me. THE…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on May 29, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
The key to unlocking the fulfillment of God's promises in your life is learning to decree Gods will! While it seems simple, decrees of the Lord, give voice to, and establish His will. These Godly decrees are like arrows of accuracy that breakthrough every obstacle you face. By understanding the power of His word, His purpose for you, and your authority as a king and priest, you will be able to Decree His will, with boldness for breakthrough to your place of…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on May 25, 2018 at 6:57am — No Comments
Grab hold of the strength of the Word of victory that is power to us. Anchor it in your mind, in your heart, and in your thoughts!
“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord!” - 1 Corinthians 15:57,…
Added by Albert Finch on May 22, 2018 at 3:34pm — No Comments
"And it shall come to pass at that time, [that] I will search Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will He do evil." - Zephaniah 1:12 KJV
"Settled", according to Strongs Concordance, means to become dense. "Lees" means dregs, old settlings! When our hearts do not believe that the Lord is…
Added by Albert Finch on May 18, 2018 at 11:04am — No Comments
"...Who of us can dwell with the consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting burning? Those who walk righteously and speak what is right....their bread will be supplied, and water will not fail them. Your eyes will see the King in His beauty and view a land that stretches afar." - Isaiah 33:14-17
The "everlasting burning" in this verse is not Hell, but rather is speaking of…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on May 13, 2018 at 6:01pm — No Comments
2 Samuel 5:20, "So David went to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there; and he said, "The Lord has broken through my enemies before me, like a breakthrough of water."
David is speaking about his experience with the Lord's breakthrough. He describes it like an outburst of waters that is like a flood breaking down the wall of resistance coming from the enemies of God. This reveals…
Added by Albert Finch on May 9, 2018 at 8:21am — No Comments
Revelation 19:14 - "And the armies which are in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, were following Him on white horses."
In this passage a wonderful picture is painted of the armies of Heaven following Christ into battle. These armies have been washed in the Blood of the lamb. These are the souls of the departed saints that are going to return with Christ when He invades this…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on May 3, 2018 at 8:42am — No Comments
"Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes. In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, waiting for the moving of the waters; for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons into the pool and stirred up the water; whoever then first, after the stirring up of the water, stepped in was made well from whatever disease with which he was afflicted. A…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on April 30, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments
"I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the crawling locust, the consuming locust, and the chewing locust, my great army which I sent among you" (Joel 2:25).
Since we serve a God of restoration, we might ask the question: "What can God restore?" The answer is that God can restore everything that has been lost; nothing is impossible with Him (see Luke…
Added by Albert Finch on April 22, 2018 at 8:14am — No Comments
Isaiah 14:7 says, "The whole earth is at rest and is quiet; They break forth into shouts of joy."
The Hebrew word for breaking forth, is patsach (paw-tsakh'), meaning: to cause to break or burst forth, break forth with, break out, break into pieces.
Your praise is powerful. When you release your praise it causes a breaking…
Added by Albert Finch on April 15, 2018 at 9:47am — No Comments
"But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit." - 2 Corinthians 3:18
We are born into this world into an earthly realm. We are not born into the realm of God's Spirit; that's why through Jesus we need to be born AGAIN into the spiritual realm. When you were born…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on April 11, 2018 at 10:02am — No Comments