Hebrews 11:1-3 - "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. For by it the men of old gained approval. By faith we understand that the entire universe was formed at God’s command, that what we now see did not come from anything that can be seen."
Your persistence to stand in faith and release the prophetic decrees of Heaven is far more…Continue
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Matthew 5:13,14,16 -- "You are the salt of the earth......You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven."
Since the moment we first came to Christ, there has been an updraft of the Holy Spirit, a constant drawing from God lifting us upward toward…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on October 31, 2020 at 2:44am — No Comments
"Truly, truly, I say to you , he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father. Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it, that the Father may be glorified in the Son." - John 14:12-13
God did not create us to be casual observers of history while we live here on earth. There is nothing casual about God! He is extreme,…
Added by Albert Finch on October 9, 2020 at 1:54am — No Comments
Our dreams are like planted seeds. In order to sprout, they must first fall lifeless from the tree, be planted in the ground, and wait for springtime to arrive when they will begin to bloom and grow. And just as the sun rises every morning, we can depend on God's love to shine down to bring life to our dreams. Just as the sunshine impacts all living things,…
Added by Albert Finch on October 6, 2020 at 10:56am — No Comments
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 NEAR TO GOD
The word consecrate, in…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on September 20, 2020 at 6:30pm — No Comments
John 15:5, “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.”
The Lord Jesus gives us this divine union by the Spirit so that we can be fruitful. All the vine has is made available to the branches -- to give us what we need to be fruitful. The perpetual flow of the Holy Spirit provides for us on a constant,…
Added by Albert Finch on September 19, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments
"For we are HIS workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them." - Ephesians 2:10
Whether or not you feel you are fulfilling your destiny, you are being prepared by the King of kings for His good purposes. You were chosen by God and have been given a divine DESTINY in eternities past. Why? The Lord is CALLING you to…
As the Lord taught in the Parable of the Sower, many will depart when testing comes.
Many depart from Church, and many are now even departing from pursuing their CALLING in Christ when the tests come. You can never pass a test by quitting.
1 Peter 1:7 AMP - "So that the genuineness of your faith may be tested, your faith which is infinitely more precious than…
Added by Albert Finch on September 7, 2020 at 12:32am — No Comments
Isaiah 40:31 - "but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."
We let the Lord take our heart through a process.
Just as Peter had to go through a series of events to be ready to be used in an extraordinary way, we realize that God…
Added by Albert Finch on August 31, 2020 at 3:12am — No Comments
We often assume that meekness and humility are the same, when really they are two different things entirely.
Numbers 12:3 talk about how Moses was the most humble man who had walked the earth in his time. Usually, when we think of Moses' humility we think of Exodus 4:10 when Moses said to God that he could not be used by God because he could not speak eloquently. However, this…
Added by Albert Finch on August 29, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments
We are entering a new season of a fresh start! We are in a divinely appointed time of refreshing and restoring:
"So 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. You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, who has dealt wondrously with you;…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on August 28, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Exodus 4:2-4 - "And the Lord said to him, What is that in your hand? And he said, A rod. And He said, Cast it on the ground. And he did so and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it. And the Lord said to Moses, Put forth your hand and take it by the tail. And he stretched out his hand and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand."
Moses' rod became a serpent. A serpent was the…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on August 23, 2020 at 11:29pm — No Comments
Ephesians 3:19 - "And to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God."
There is a place greater than knowledge where we abide in Christ's love. This is, indeed, the stronghold of God. It is a place where our knowledge of God is fulfilled with the substance of God. We cannot truly know God without, in some way, also experiencing…
Added by Albert Finch on August 22, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Romans 8:11 (NASB) - "But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you."
We have that same Spirit of God, His "Resurrection Power," indwelling within us to transform this earth into God's Kingdom now and for eternity.…
Added by Albert Finch on August 18, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Hebrews 4:1-3 - "Let us fear, therefore, lest haply a promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to have come short of it....because they were not united by faith with them that heard. For we which have believed do enter into that rest.."
We speak, with Scripture, of the "rest" of faith. Faith, however, only gives rest because it rests in God; it rests because it…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on August 15, 2020 at 8:24pm — No Comments
In Ezekiel 37, the Prophet Ezekiel was carried in the Spirit to a valley of dry bones. These bones represented the house of Israel, but also speak of structures, as well as anything that has been dead for so long it no longer even resembles its former appearance. God led Ezekiel to walk around the dry bones, and in verse 2, the Bible makes three things very clear:
1. Ezekiel had to walk around the bones…
Added by Albert Finch on August 11, 2020 at 1:29am — No Comments
Mark 3:14-15 says, "Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach, and to have power to heal sickness and to cast out demons."
Luke 9:1 says, "Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases."
He gave it to…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on August 8, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Isaiah 4:1 - "In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, 'We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace.'"
We have taken hold of the world and we have taken hold of clever ideas, but the seven women (seven churches -- see Revelation 2 and 3) are about to lay hold of their Beloved. The longing of the…
Added by Albert Finch on August 7, 2020 at 2:08am — No Comments
Revelation 4:1 - "After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven; and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, 'Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.'"
John is describing the ascended life.
John 3:13 - "And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but…Continue
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Jesus said to Nathanael, "You will see greater things than these...I say to you, you will see the heavens opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man. - John 1: 50,51.
Most Christians see the heavens closed. Few see with open vision either into the heavenly realms or into their own hearts.
Romans 14:17 -…Continue
Added by Albert Finch on August 4, 2020 at 2:00am — No Comments