You Haven’t Seen Anything Yet! I’m Saving the Best for Last

In our own journey, we had begun to grit our teeth and anticipate loss because of so many disappointments over the last five years. So when the Lord told us our personal word for 2017 was “Anticipation,” we started to overcome the subtle negativity we had fallen into. This was a personal word, but it has a corporate application.

The Lord told us what to anticipate: “How refreshing is it to be reminded of the good things I have in store for you! Consider that if I AM storing good things for you, they are already yours and I AM saving them to present to you for the right time. Now your task is to trust Me to know when that is.”

Then He said, “The more people look forward to the good things that are coming, the more they will engage in them. Who would want to be left out?”

The land, when healthy, does not grudgingly produce fruit; it glories in its fertility. It was made to be productive; and when it is free from curses, it is joyful in its abundance.

What is happening in front of our house reminds us to anticipate the good – our street is being torn up to replace the storm sewer pipe. Part of the road surface, plus the curb and gutter were removed, creating a big trench that blocked our driveway. Workers had to lower large steel plates to form a bridge so guests could get in and out, like a red carpet, to honor the arrival of our friends.

Work begins early each morning. We awake to the sound of “beep-beep-beep” of big construction equipment and the loud “clunk-clunk-clunk” of dump trucks. The men in white hard hats remind us of the angels God sends to help and to protect us.

Water, electricity, cable TV, internet and phone service are interrupted at different times. Rather than being annoyed, we rejoice despite the inconvenience; anticipating a beautiful, newly paved road with a much larger capacity for handling storm runoff so our property will not flood again as it did five years ago. After tens of thousands of dollars in repairs, we are still recovering from that flood damage.

Saving the Best for Last

We are learning to be grateful for the training which accompanies adversities. As God teaches us about anticipation, He is getting us all ready for the good things to come. He told us:

“I AM saving the best for last. Ahead is not just a season but a dispensation of grace equal to the price Jesus paid to purchase it. This will justify His taking the punishment for the sin of the whole world. It will signal the time has arrived to choose whom you will serve. The season of being double-minded will end. Men will either be for Me or against Me.

“The fear which the enemy uses to keep men from Me will backfire on him as people flock into My Kingdom. No one in his right mind will want to be left out. Fishers of men will multiply as they are needed. The nets will not break, but it will take many strong backs to bring them in. Faint-of-heart Christians will get excited and become like Gideon. (Photo via Randy and Barbara Walter)

“As awe of Me spreads, people will take My name seriously. Men will want their doorposts covered by the Blood of Jesus. Times and seasons will no longer produce fear in My people, but the enemy will be anxious because he knows his time is short.

“My people will become unified as they work together in the harvest, shoulder to shoulder, pulling in the nets and discipling the nations.

“Does all this sound too glorious? Show Me where it disagrees with My Word. Is it too much to hope for? Then remember that the eye has not seen, nor the ear heard, nor has it entered into the imagination of men what I will do to glorify My name for their benefit (see Isaiah 64:4, 1 Corinthians 2:9).

The Unexpected

“Anticipate the unexpected. When the 120 gathered in the Upper Room, do you think they prayed with anticipation, even if they didn’t know what to expect? Imagine what they were praying for. Yes, it could have been for some personal needs. But don’t you think it was for more than that?

“They were in the waiting room while the Church was being birthed. Can you hear the Kingdom prayers? Can you imagine the world vision? Can you agree with the worship? Can you relate to their having a sense of bringing salvation to all men?

I came in and brought what they didn’t expect. Then they went out and did what no one expected. That very day, they saw the beginning of the Church. The call to repentance was given. The conviction of My Spirit fell. Men who had been smug in their religion were undone and cried, ‘What must we do?’ It was the forerunner of things to come.

“So anticipate the unexpected if you believe My thoughts and plans are higher than yours.”

Anticipating Revival

“The Body of Christ needs to know that revival is not to vindicate them so they can look down on sinners. Revival is, ‘Start with me so I can show the way to sinners.’

Jesus will come with more power and authority than the concept of ‘revival’ can contain.

“It is My people who have to repent first. As they humble themselves and seek Me, I will awaken the land. While a land is cursed, it will not yield its increase. It is dormant. It is not guarding its own borders. It is not celebrating My goodness. It is not conforming to its designed purpose because it is weighed down with curses from sin.

I will awaken the land to reestablish itself. I will heal it from the stain of iniquity, and I will bring it back to its bounty. A land, when healthy, does not grudgingly produce fruit; it glories in its fertility. It was made to be productive; and when it is free from curses, it is joyful in its abundance.

“And as I do to the land, so I will do to the people. It takes those who know Me to first humble themselves and begin the process. This is repentance, which brings revival not only to men but to all Creation.

“I pronounced a blessing on the land when I formed it. Men strayed and robbed the land of its blessing. But because their words have the power of life and death, men can also cause the land to be restored by their repentance.

“Men see ‘revival’ as breathing life into the lukewarm Church. Jesus will come with more power and authority than the concept of ‘revival’ can contain. He will come first into men’s hearts, because He won’t bring My Kingdom until He establishes sovereignty over its subjects. (Photo via Randy and Barbara Walter)

“The whole earth will shift, almost as if the planet itself wobbled. Revival can only prepare the way for what Jesus is coming to do. In the same way, you cannot be fully prepared for the things to come. You also cannot be fully prepared for the extent of My glory which is about to be revealed. You thought you would have to program yourselves to see what I was doing in the midst of terrible things you may witness. I say you are already programmed, and seeing My hand and My glory will not be difficult for you.”

We may see things disrupted in days ahead, just like our street. But we can anticipate that God has the master plan to bring them about for His glorious good because He loves the world and has never stopped loving us.

Randy and Barbara Walter
Shiloh Ministries | Salisbury Revival Prayer Network

Email: shilohministries@comcast.net

Randy and Barbara Walter conduct Shiloh Ministries on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, emphasizing intercession and the prophetic, and facilitating seminars and workshops. They have interceded on-site and led prayer journeys at hundreds of locations through their Chesapeake Revival Prayer Network. The Lord has assigned them to pray for awakening, outpouring and cultural transformation. For 25 years, Randy edited a regional Christian newspaper called The Manna. Randy and Barbara have ministered together throughout their 34 years of marriage, and have just published their seventh book, Name Your Gates & Take Back Your Cities.

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The Nebuchadnezzar Problem

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Dwain Miller is Senior Pastor of Cross Life Church where he has served for the past 17 years. Cross Life is a Spirit-Filled interdenominational congregation that fellowships with the Fresh Oil and New Wine Network that is led by Dr. Ron Phillips, Senior Pastor of Abba’s House in Hixson, TN.

I really encourage you to take a look at this 40 minute teaching if you want to know the same systematic plan the devil is using to tear down the United States and other countries, families and individuals. It is scripture based and so obvious when you read it and hear his teaching. It gives an insight to the devils scheme which in turn helps us pray and help others. I highly recommend this word.

“Healing the Jezebel Afflicted Soul”

God loves each of us unconditionally, but He favors us differently. Favor is God’s endorsement on your life. It’s strategic and comes upon you so you can fulfill a God assignment. Favor will take you from the pit to the palace, the field to the throne, and set you before the princes of the people.

Watch this video and find out more about the favor of God!

Jennifer Eivaz, Executive Pastor
Harvest Christian Center, Turlock, CA

Email: Asst2jeneivaz@harvestturlock.org
Website: www.jennifereivaz.com
Blog: www.jennifereivazblog.com

Jennifer Eivaz is the author of The Intercessors Handbook, Seeing the Supernatural (coming Fall 2017), and is a featured writer for several online publications including the Elijah List and Charisma Magazine. Jennifer is a vibrant minister and conference speaker who carries the wisdom and fire of the Holy Spirit. She presently serves as an Executive Pastor with Harvest Christian Center in Turlock, California, and is focused on raising up a passionate and effective prayer community that is tempered with love and hears the voice of God accurately. Jennifer loves the Presence of God and is a prophetic voice to her church and to others. Her teaching style is authentic and aimed at the heart, having been built on her personal testimony of God’s incredible goodness and miraculous display in her life and in the life of her church. Jennifer is married to HCC’s Senior Pastor Ron Eivaz, and they have two wonderful children. She is a graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa.

I was very blessed by this video teaching and I felt impressed in my spirit that this would be good to show to women’s groups. If you have women in your church who could pray with other women and help them I feel this could be the start of healing for many. There are many prophetic words saying God is going to raise up women to work in this season and what better way to start than healing in areas like this. And you can hear where she says God is dismantling the spirit and healing the victims in this season before His glory begins to flood the world. We need to be strong women of God ready to do our part. ~ Charlene

“The Remnant will Experience the Fullness of Christ!”

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by Lanny Swaim, Winnabow, NC

Awake and Redeem the Time!

“Let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not”
(Galatians 6:9, see also 2 Thessalonians 3:13).

“Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil” (Ephesians 5:14-16, emphasis added).

This word redeem is translated from the Greek verb, exagorazo, which means “buying up the opportunity.” The word time in Ephesians 5:16 is from the Greek word for time, kairos, or a time in which something is seasonable (a specific time, as opposed to chronological time or days on a calendar). It can also mean “a specific time pregnant with destiny.”

The implication in Ephesians 5:14-16 is that we have been asleep, as if dead, which describes the Church in much of the time in the past 2,000 years, until the awakening that became known as the Protestant Reformation. Then more recent awakenings which restored the baptism with the Holy Spirit accompanied by the gifts of the Spirit (which took place in Wales in 1859 and 1904), and then the Azusa Street Revival in Los Angles, California in 1906. (I should note that these are the better-known awakenings. There have been others.)

Then in the mid-twentieth century, many Believers received the baptism with the Holy Spirit in a move of God known as the Charismatic Movement that crossed all denominational boundaries, not only in Protestant churches but in Catholic churches as well.

But even then, with the restoration of the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the gifts of the Spirit, in a very real sense, the Church as a whole still remained asleep. Even those who accepted the baptism with the Spirit, accompanied by the gifts of the Spirit, didn’t fully embrace the fruit of the Spirit, which is being filled with the fullness of Christ as we take on the very nature and character of God, literally becoming perfected love as He is love.

A Season of Maturity and Positioning

Today there is a remnant of the Body of Christ that is beginning to experience the fullness of Christ, having been subjected to an intense and severe process of tests and trials. This has required the emptying of themselves (dying to self), enabling them to become more like God in nature and character than ever before. This remnant has been obsessively walking out the various missions they have been assigned by God, seemingly to little avail. While they have experienced a measure of success, major success has eluded them. But that is about to change for many.

While God’s people have been busy with well-doing, they have been in a season of preparation, as the Lord has been maturing (growing within them the character of God/the fullness of Christ) and positioning them for that which lies just ahead. The Lord is now saying that a new season is upon us, when that which we have decreed, declared, prophesied and prayed for is about to burst forth in our lives and ministries and onto the world stage.

At times, during this period of maturation and positioning, we have become weary to the point of desperation, and yet we didn’t faint or give up. Now, as the season is changing, we are about to buy up the opportunity before us (redeeming the time), and the currency we will use to make the transaction is our overcoming nature, born out of the intense and often severe tests and trials we have endured.

“He maketh my feet like hinds’ feet, and sitteth me upon my high places.” Psalm 18:33

Surely, We Were Born for Such a Time as This!

Very soon we will find it hard to keep up with all God has us involved in. We will have to day-by-day and hour-by-hour listen to the leading of the Holy Spirit, in order to determine what His priorities are each step of the way. We will see things that have been hidden in our hearts for a long, long time now suddenly come to pass with little or no effort on our part. Instead of going from test to test and trial to trial, with hindrances always appearing to hold us back, we will suddenly find ourselves going from glory to glory (see 2 Corinthians 3:18).

“They that wait upon [serve] the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31


Glory to God!
Lanny Swaim
Email:
lannyswaim@gmail.com
Website:
www.lannyswaim.com

Lanny Swaim is an author, speaker, psalmist/praise & worship leader who serves the Body of Christ in an apostolic, prophetic and teaching capacity. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States and in other countries ministering at conferences and in church meetings. He is also involved in establishing house churches with the intent to eventually establish house church networks. He has traveled and ministered with several other ministries plus ministering alone, is a lifetime member of Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International, has functioned as worship leader in three different churches and has led worship in numerous church and ministry settings.

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A Word from Papa God: I’ve Prepared This Hour For YOU!

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“You Are Powerful and Fearless!”

The Father says to you, “If you shine your light, you will get the world’s attention. The cruelty of the masses will turn its attention on you. Those who say they are Christians, but are not, will try to destroy you and dim your light. All the darkness in the world will suddenly be exposed as My beloved rises in the radiance of My Son, Jesus the Christ!

“Beloved, you’ve been told countless things that have made it difficult for you to understand your purpose or how you are to fulfill your mission. You’ve been told how small you are, how wicked and evil your heart is. You’ve been wounded by accusation and slander. Yet, you are not what they say you are. You are powerful, fruitful, kind and self-sacrificing.

“You have been lied to – but you are not who they say you are. You are much more powerful and fearless than you could ever imagine.

“I Need You to Know Who You Are in Me”

“Though the darkness rages against you, DO NOT FEAR!”

“Beloved, you’ve lost your way and the woundedness you’ve suffered has caused your heart to grow bitter. You tried to endure and be who you were told you should be, but now you are afraid and discouraged. The bitterness of your heart has opened you up to danger and made you vulnerable to the designs of the enemy. Your vulnerability has caused the enemy to rise up in presumptive aggression against you and they’ve been made fearless in their boldness to ruin you – they really think they can destroy you, My friend.

“However, they do no realize that I’ve caused them to war against you, because I needed you to know who you are in Me. I needed you to realize your power and understand your purpose. You are not alive in this hour to be trampled and see the destruction of My Body. No. You are here in this hour because I knew that when you realized who you are, you would walk with Me in the authority I’ve given to you. You will become the light I knew you would become.

“My Church is the most powerful force on the earth, but they do not know it yet. There are voices on the earth trying desperately to restore the heart of My Beloved, but they are being viciously attacked. They are declaring the power of My Kingdom, My favor and My love, but the wolves have tried to gobble them up with slander and accusation.

“Ambassadors of Heaven”

As your enemies rage against you, you need to know who you are. Why do you allow the darkness to lead you? YOU ARE THE LIGHT!!!

“Did you think that having begun to live by My Spirit you could switch to slinging mud? Yes, truly the world is dark – that is why I sent you here! Fear is covering the earth: hatred is oppressing the hearts and minds of men – that is why I’ve breathed My breath and power in you! 

“Darkness and despair have overtaken the people of the earth, yet MY GLORY has risen up in YOU! You are here to shine! You are the light of the world – like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise [and LOVE] your heavenly Father.” Matthew 5:14-16 NLT

“Truly, you are the LIGHT OF THE WORLD. I’ve called you to be My ambassadors of HEAVEN! I’ve called you to administrate the power of the heavens. Your light comes from Me, from My home. As you live in ME, your light will be unquenchable and piercingly bright, penetrating the darkness of earth. Yes, you are, indeed, a city set high up on a hill, shining the light of MY HOPE AND GLORY to the world! You were created for this hour, to declare MY GOODNESS and radiate My LIKENESS into the darkness!

“As My children, you are the reigning power of the universe and have authority to administrate MY JUSTICE! I’ve prepared this hour for you!

“Declare Boldly My Love for Mankind!”

“As you decree and declare My miraculous power, do NOT shy away from declaring the Gospel of My Son to the nations! Declare BOLDLY My love for MANKIND! Though darkness rages against you, DO NOT FEAR! As you stand for My love, you may feel small and vulnerable, but I will give you the words to speak that will disarm the hostility of darkness. For they are truly hungry and will be moved by your persistence to win them. Your steps will be sure and certain for you have only My strength to save you from their wrath.

“If you shine your light, you will get the world’s attention.”

“Every step they take toward you with the intent to destroy you will cool the hatred that possesses them. Do not respond to their anger, but reveal to them who they truly are as I give you the words to speak. They think they are coming after you because they hate you, but really I am sending them to you because they are so lost in the emptiness of their stolen heart and the wounds created from living in darkness.

“Remember they have been lied to and they, too, have been told they are someone they are not. They’ve felt noble in their hatred of you. It’s become their dark purpose and has even come to define what they believe is their existence.

As you begin to tell them who they really are and the purposes they were created for, you will begin to see for yourself the purposes for which I’ve destined you to fulfill. You will discover the answers you were looking for. I will make it obvious to you; you will not miss it.

“I’ve given you My love for them and this love is your armor to defend against the hostility that holds them captive. You can trust My love; it will melt their defensiveness. As their heart is restored to them, the hunger for the light that is hidden inside them will emerge and the darkness that has encased them will fall away. Even you will be surprised by what you will see in them, their humanity will come forth and take your breath away.

“This is Your Hour to Invade the Darkness!”

“Like a mother, you will feel a supernatural connection to them and want to care for them. As they grow in My strength and their purpose is revealed, you will stand back in awe at what you have done for My Kingdom. The light of My Son will produce great fruitfulness in them and they will transform the world around them. The water of My Word and the light of My Spirit will become their best friends – they will literally become completely brand-new! 

“As though they have been awakened from a deep slumber, they will, in turn, administrate My power to those around them and will consume the darkness that’s encased those with them. Their fruitfulness will spread as the LIFE OF MY LOVE renews their humanity, overwhelming the darkness.

Beloved, you were created for this. This is NOT the hour of your destruction, but the hour you invade the darkness! The heated anger of darkness is seeking the cooling, healing of the power of My presence and you, My friend, are the carrier of My presence!

“Shine your light now! Let the love of MY HEART flow through you and destroy the kingdoms of darkness. I’ve given you the NATIONS as YOUR INHERITANCE – they are YOUR TREASURE! This treasure will last for eternity and you will no longer be rejected, but overwhelmed by acceptance.

“This is YOUR HOUR!” 

Victoria Boyson
Speaking Life Ministries

Email: victoria@boyson.org
Website: www.boyson.org

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The Destructive Effects of Gossip and 4 Ways to Cut it Out

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Let’s be real; we’ve all gossiped at some point in our lives. Maybe we caught ourselves right away and shut it down, or maybe we let it go on in the name of “externally processing.” It’s totally okay to talk through conflict with safe people who can help us get to a solution. However, it’s not okay to join in on the discussion simply because it makes us feel validated in our own offenses.

Gossip is a quick way to lose friends and cause division. In Proverbs 16:28 it clearly lays out the effects of gossip, “A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.” Not only can gossip separate close friends, but it also destroys teams. I’ve seen gossip put walls up between people—walls that are built on the foundation of assumptions and laid with bricks of bitterness. Every whisper and hurtful word lays another line of bricks, creating walls of division and mistrust. This is not God’s heart for His people! And to be honest, I think most people don’t intentionally set out to cause division. However, sometimes gossip sneaks in slowly and ends up building to a place of destruction. The principle of resolution in any situation like this is; if you are not a part of the problem or you’re not a part of the solution, then it’s none of your business.

Let me give you a few ways to avoid being a gossiper:

  1. Misery loves company, so don’t be it’s friend. Bitterness, jealousy, and offense are magnetic forces that attract like-attitudes into their vortex. When people are offended with somebody, everyone else who’s offended with that person will mysteriously find them. Don’t fall into group thinking like this. Remember to let God’s voice be the loudest one in conflict situations, drowning out offense and gossip.
  2. Offense is like a virus that spreads through the air, so inoculate yourself. Offense is caught through speech, body language, and attitude. A great way to avoid getting infected is to check in with yourself daily to see if your attitude needs an adjustment. Holy Spirit will convict you and correct you by His kindness. It’s often times that He’s killed offense even in my own heart by showing me just how much He loves the person I’m having conflict with. He’s the kindest person I know, and His kindness moves me out of offense and into love.
  3. Don’t lend an ear if you’re not a part of the solution. If someone has something against a person and speaks to you about it, your only response should be to send them back to the person who they have a problem with. If you say nothing, your silence will be interpreted as agreeing with the offended person.
  4. Get to the root of the problem. What’s really going on with the people who are gossiping around you? Maybe they’re insecure and lashing out to feel powerful? Maybe they don’t understand how powerful they are or how their actions are affecting those around them. Symptomatic cures don’t actually solve root problems. Ask questions until you get to the heart of the real issue.

I love what Joyce Meyer says, “Unforgiveness is like drinking deadly poison and then thinking the other person is going to die.” Forgiveness is the only 100% cure for bitterness and offense. If you’re in a community where gossip is running rampant, help those involved to understand how their behavior is affecting people, and be an advocate for forgiveness. Although we don’t know people’s motives, we do know how their attitudes and behavior are affecting our culture. We need to learn how to give honest feedback to others, and let them know the way their actions are making us feel. At that point, it’s up to them to do something with that information. Maybe they need help dealing with the root behind their gossiping, or perhaps they really need to learn how to do confrontation well. I want to encourage you today to be brave, even if that means going against the crowd, and be a proponent for truth and honor! Let’s take Ephesians 4:29 to heart when it says, “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.”

Kris Vallotton

One Way To Work Through Burnout

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When was the last time you felt truly rested? I’ve noticed that most people these days have no idea how to rest, and I’ve heard of so many people being diagnosed with fatigue related health issues. It’s becoming more and more common to hear about burn out and I honestly don’t know many people who practice a true sabbath. I think part of the problem is having access to work at our fingertips and emails coming through to our phones every day. However, I think an even bigger problem is that many people don’t understand the season they’re in. I don’t just mean season of life like the difference between being single or being a first-time parent. I’m talking about the metaphorical spiritual seasons that we ebb and flow through life in.

Why Seasons Matter

So many of us have lost a sense of seasons because we aren’t operating in an agricultural culture. In Ecclesiastes 3:1 it says, “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.” It’s so important that we understand what season we’re in, or we will judge ourselves against the work that others are producing in very different seasons than ourselves. If we don’t know the season we’re in we also run the risk of putting our energy in places that won’t produce good fruit. A farmer wouldn’t attempt to grow fruit in winter. It just wouldn’t work. He’d be putting his efforts towards something that the season wasn’t going to work with him in, and likely he’d end up with dead fruit. When you think about the harvest season, it’s something a farmer works hard towards for months of time, but he only has a few days to get the fruit from the trees. He’ll work 24/7 to get everything done in that time. But how are those few days of 24/7 work sustainable? By resting in the winter.

That’s why in the metaphoric winters of your life you must rest, or you won’t have the needed energy in the harvest. So many people are living in a performance driven culture and have lost a value for rest. Maybe we even find our value in being busy and filling up our schedules. I believe in hard work, but I also know there are seasons when we are called to rest, shout grace, and emphasize God’s work in our lives. Other times we’re sitting around waiting for God to show up and do something, but He’s actually asking us to get up and do something with Him.

Reality of Rest

The reality of rest is that it doesn’t just “happen” to you. You have to guard it and therefore value it. I think this starts with our mindsets and understanding that every season has a purpose. If you’re in a winter season but are comparing yourself to someone who is harvesting, you may find yourself striving to keep up. The truth is that we were designed to need rest; that’s why God commanded us to sabbath. Remember that even He rested on the seventh day after creating the world. Rest looks like knowing your season and living in the grace God has given to you in that season. It also looks like acceptance of the place and time you’re in, and choosing not to worry about the harvest seasons to come. So once we understand the beauty of taking a break and owning our winter seasons, it’s important that we camp out there until the shift to the new season comes. Soak up every good gift that comes with the winter; the quiet, the coziness, unwinding and slowing down. Don’t let other people determine your rest based on their needs, or you’ll be worn out again before you know it.

So, is God asking you to rest in this season? Or is He asking you to pick yourself up by the bootstraps and work? Lean into Holy Spirit to show you your season, and camp out there until He moves you on to something new. Today I pray that the refreshing breath of God would blow over you and fill you to a point of overflow. I pray that any weight you’re carrying that is not for you to bear would fall off of your shoulders. I speak clarity over your spirit for the season that God has you in, and grace to receive every good thing He has for you in this time. Is it hard for you to take a break? How do you work through that? I’d love to hear your thoughts and advice in the comments!

Kris Vallotton

“Word for the Moment | He Said, ‘I am an Angel of Truth'”

“Word for the Moment | He Said, ‘I am an Angel of Truth'”

This is what I will say with a very large degree of confidence; we are in a season — a new season — and we’re coming out of this season of transition and into a fresh expression. And I do believe there’s about to be realms of glory that are going to start to be revealed.

More importantly as I have said often, I believe that we’re about to have a revival of truth! God is about to say some things — Paul Keith Davis

The Power of Our Decree

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The Power of Our Decree

A Word by Angie Stolba

“You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you” Job 22:28

The Lord has recently been impressing on me the power decreeing, and how important it is for us to line up our thoughts and our words with His. Yesterday, as I was praying for my family and asking the Lord to bring in extra provisions, I heard Him say to me, “It is time to open up your mouth and decree.” It is written in Proverbs that, “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (Proverbs 18:21). I truly believe that the Lord is desiring to bring the Bride of Christ into the awareness of the authority that we have in Him. Today, I believe that the Lord would say, “You do not have to beg and grovel for something that I have already made available to you, for all of My promises in Jesus Christ are yes and Amen (2 Corinthians 1:20). See yourself as you are: seated in heavenly places with Me, lacking nothing. Now, open your mouth and decree a thing, and it will be established for you!”

I am inviting you to step out in faith, as you open your mouth and decree this prophetic declaration out loud. Truly the Lord’s word will not return void, but it will accomplish the purpose for which it was sent (Isaiah 55:11).

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I am a well cared for and highly favored child of the Most High. Everything that I have need for has already been provided for me by my Bridegroom, Jesus Christ. By faith, I receive everything that I am in need of. I decree and declare that I lack nothing, for no good thing will the Lord withhold from those who walk uprightly (Psalm 84:11).

I declare that my roots go down deep, and that I have no fear—even in what would appear to be a season of drought (Jeremiah 17:8). The angel of the Lord encamps around me, and I shall fear no evil (Proverbs 34:7). Finances and resources are flowing into my hands! Wealth and riches are in my house, and I open my hands to help the needy (Proverbs 31:20). I am blessed, so that I can be a blessing in return.

I am the lender, and not the borrower. I am the head, and not the tail; I am above, and not beneath (Deuteronomy 28:12-13). I am seated in heavenly places with Jesus Christ, and I have been called to rule and reign with Him (Ephesians 2:6). For all that Jesus has, He has freely made available to me.

I rebuke the devourer in the mighty Name of My Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for the Word says that he comes only to steal, kill, and destroy (John 10:10). By faith, I wield my sword, and I take back all that is rightfully mine. The Word of God says that when the thief is caught, he must repay seven fold

Even now, the Lord is making a way for me where there would seem to be no way (Isaiah 43:16-19). The backbone of lack and poverty has been broken, and I decree that I have more than enough in Jesus Christ! All of my needs are met, in Jesus’ Name.

I thank you in advance, Lord, for the fulfillment of Your promises in my life. Blessed be Your wonderful Name.

Angie Stolba

 

at http://www.angiestolba.com.

Having Faith in God Isn’t Everything

Life in God is not just about having faith in Him. Did you know that He has faith in you, too?

He is utterly convinced that you are going to be wonderful, exceptional, and brilliant as His children. He is totally convinced about everyone of us.

He is intentional about changing our perception of ourselves to align with His.

Beloved, God always sees us as complete in Jesus. He does not have an incremental mindset about us. Even while we are learning to be Christlike, He calls us saints because we are complete.

For more on His radiant thoughts about you, watch the short clip above.

By Graham Cooke