I Found Rest!!!

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I Found Rest!!!

In the natural realm rest was nowhere to be found, the demands on day to day life is meant, “by the enemy”, to keep me busy, bewildered and bound

My focus was shifted, I chased after my own empty, shallow vision of success, forgetting; it was for Kingdom Business that I was gifted

I found myself never satisfied, always wanting more, I was fatigued, broken and internally empty as I had never been before

Then I read in the book of Matthew chapter 11 verse 28 in the King James version of the Bible; which says: Come unto me, all ye that labor and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. I believed, I received, and I began to give my Lord and His Kingdom nothing less than my absolute best, in the natural realm I’m still flawed, I still fall short, “BUT”, I’m thankful because when my God see’s me, all He see is The Mighty Blood of my Savior, therefore, through whatever demands that may accompany each day, I can boldly say,

I Found Rest!!!

For Me!!!

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For Me!!!

It was for me that, from Heaven to earth my Savior came, He’s Lord of lord’s, King of king’s, He is “The Christ” and Jesus is His name

Though He was perfect in ALL His ways, He suffered the harsh penalty of my sins and transgression, He left behind His Holy Spirit to empower me to overcome the spirits of loneliness, isolation and depression

He lead me step by step, taking me from glory, to glory, to glory; before my mother and father even knew one another, my God knew my name, He had already began to write my story

I am His, He is mine, so my victory rest, not so much in what I do, but in what my Lord has already done, it’s through that Agape Love of my Heavenly Father and His only begotten Son that I can BOLDLY confess: the game of life, for me, is already won

So come; taste and see, my God is no respecter of persons, meaning: He will do for you what He has done

For Me!!!

I Believe!!!

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Luke 1:45 (K.J.V.)

And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord

I Believe!!!

No doubt, no fear, because the presence of the Lord is here

He’s perfecting all that concerns me, whatever He said, it “WILL BE”, despite what seem to be impossibility, because to every locked door, it’s my Lord who holds the key

So I stay attentive to every word He say, then I wait patiently for Him to perform those things; in His perfect time, and in His perfect way

I’m fully aware of Satan’s efforts to use life’s hardships to lie and deceive, but it’s the still small voice of my Lord which,

I Believe!!!

Time!!!

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Time!!!

Time awaits no one, and once time passes by, the opportunities afforded us in that particular moment in time, rest only in the memory bank of our mind, therefore, it’s our time which our enemy wants to steal away and keep bound, but it’s also our time in which our Lord and Savior came to unbind

Though our time is not to be wasted, because when it’s gone, it’s not coming back, this is why we should seize every opportunity, in every moment in time, with a strong hand, not a hand that’s slack

In order to seize these opportunities preparation is key, and preparations are made when we spend time daily in The Word of God, also known as: The Good News, it’s in God’s Word that our spirit is lifted into a rainbow of colorful bliss, out of spiritual blues, it’s in God’s Word that we obtain the faith to receive the true fact that through Jesus Christ our Lord, the battle is already won, so through it all, we know, ultimately, regarding the enemy, he loose

He already know, he lost the war, over two thousand years ago, so

When we choose to wholeheartedly follow our Lord and Savior, Satan knows, at that point our soul is no longer an option for him, so he digress, he set his focus on keeping us from being the salt and light, (Matt. 5:13-16) he wants to keep us busy, distracted, hearts focused on self, and the treasures found in the darkness of night

He wants to steal away our time and keep us from doing the True Works of our Lord and His Kingdom; of this charge I am most guilty, so I repent; and praise, honor and glorify my Lord, I WILL DO, because, it’s because of my shortcomings, inadequacies and inconsistencies that He was sent

I am His, He is mine, with His eternal, Righteous Blood He purchased my soul; this is “The Good News”, because as a result, I’ve been acquitted of every sin, every crime, therefore I declare, I decree, in the Mighty name of Jesus: Satan, I will not give you any more of my

Time!!!

 

I’m With You All The Way!!!

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I’m With You All The Way!!!

My Lord You have never left me, You have kept me through all my mess, You’ve given me so much more, while I’ve given You less than my best

Lord You Love me, unconditionally, and I know, that task is not easy

You have proven to me time and time again that Your Love never fail, You allowed Your very own, precious Blood to be shed for the purchase of my soul, when I didn’t know my soul was for sail

So even when I can’t see, it’s by faith that I’ll follow along, trusting that every trial, every tribulation You have allowed as a tool of preparation, and to make me strong

With all my heart, I believe, Your Word, I fully receive

Those that were written, and those that You say, even on today; my Lord

I’m With You All The Way!!!

New Day, New Outlook!!!

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Isaiah 43:19

Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

 

Today is brand new, opportunities are new, I’m able to see light in the midst of all the darkness that I walk through; plus the grace and mercies of my God has met me here, therefore, my weary soul has been invigorated, I have a deeper understanding of the fact, though God may not show up when I think He should, He’s never belated, so today as I ponder, I think of “All” that my God has done for me, and I’m greatly elated

The Living Spirit of my Lord dwells on the inside of me, despite me, even my weaknesses, my inadequacies This Living Spirit has used to develop my faith and prepare me, to, with the eagles soar, patiently, gently molding me, enabling me to hear and obey That still, small voice of my God rather than the enemy’s enticing, deceptive roar

The enemy comes for nothing but to steal, to kill and to destroy, and he thought he had me, BUT, my Lord and Savior came to give me LIFE, and LIFE ABUNDANTLY

So to you Satan; only my God can close destiny’s book; I rebuke you in the name of Jesus…today is a

New Day, and I have a New Outlook

 

Step By Step!!!

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Step By Step!!!

My God has brought me a long way from where I started, mountains have been moved, and sea’s have parted

Though, to reach that place of destiny, it seems I still have a long road ahead, and discouragement creeps in when I set my gaze on the finish line; therefore I focus on my very next step instead

Meditating on The Word of God continually, so that, in Gods Word my steps may be ordered one at a time, it’s God’s Word through which I’m empowered to move forward regardless how steep the climb, even when it seem as though the climb has turned into a deep decline

My God can use any and every situation to make it work for my good, there’s lessons to be learned even when I fall short, when I don’t do as I should

When I think I see a short cut, and impatiently step off of God’s divine path, though it doesn’t take me long to do the math, to realize I’ve stepped in a direction leading to God’s wrath

Then I step back in line, with patience, and a renewed will to endure, knowing that the promises within God’s Word are true, and in The Word of God, I can stand sure

Knowing; my God is always on time, He’s never late, and He never allow anything to go to waste, He uses even the blood, sweat and tears that fall upon my plate

My God somehow, someway, miraculously use even my deepest pains for my own good, while simultaneously developing an eternal smile of glory on my face, see, I must be totally broken, which brings about a sense of humility, which allows The Spirit of my God to lead me into that destined place

Everyday there’s a spiritual battle going on within me, and everyday I’m realizing more and more that my enemy’s promises are not fulfilling at all, but rather hollow, and I get better at, not just hearing that still, small voice of God, but possessing The Holy Spirit’s power to follow

Step By Step!!!

In The Hands Of God; It’s Never Wasted!!!

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My time is in God’s hands, His thoughts are higher than mine, His ways are much better, therefore I must surrender to His perfect plans, I must resist my sinful flesh enticing demands, while seeking my God daily for His peace-filled, most effective commands

Though reaching this place was no easy task, perpetually, in the ambiance of my Father’s presence I bask

See, even now if I look at life through the lens of the natural eye, my heart would cry, I’ve wasted so much time chasing an empty dream, listening to the devil’s lie

I digress, it’s Jesus name, His will and His way that I confess, my Lord has a way of redeeming the time, making all things new and cleaning up my mess

There are promises written in The Word of God for me, and for you too, Romans 8:28 tells us: “ALL” things work together for good to those who love God, those who are called according to His purpose… My God can manifest His purpose in us and through us despite what we have done, despite what we do

The meat of God’s Word, “I’VE TASTED”, now I know, that I know, that I know,

In The Hands Of God; It’s Never Wasted!!!

The Word Of God Tells Us!!!

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The Word of God tells us: we “WILL” experience tribulation, we will experience disappointment, the lack of fulfillmentĀ  of some expectation

The Word of God also tells us over and over again, to be strong and courageous, for we have an enemy who’s motive is to steal, kill and destroy, an enemy who is far from advantageous

The Word of God tells us that Christ Himself endured all the pain of the cross by the glory that was set before Him, meaning; He knew the victory that His temporary demise would bring, He knew that it was to our Heavenly Father which even He had to tightly cling

The Word of God tells us: for those who love God, those who have accepted the call to His purpose, “All” things are working together for good, even the worst of circumstances will reveal God’s goodness within our lives when we can say: it’s in The Word of God that I’ve firmly stood.

The Word of God tells us that Jesus Christ…IS…The Way, The Truth, The Life

We do well when, without grumbling, without fuss, we diligently seek God’s Word, listening, preparing to obey whatever

The Word Of God Tells Us!!!

I Choose To Wait!!!

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My flesh wants what it wants, it wants it now and it wants it it’s own way, Psalm 27:14 tells us to wait on the Lord, but this command, my flesh wants to resist, trying hard “NOT” to obey

But my God has proven His faithfulness to me time and time again; intervening on my behalf, divinely, even when I’ve acted unkindly

Even when, to those sinful, fleshly desires I submitted, even when I fall short of that which, to my Lord I’ve committed

I’ve learned; waiting on God’s perfect will to be manifested in God’s perfect time is always best, see, many of my blessings have been delayed by me trying to avoid preparation and tests

Trying to take the path of least resistance, walking by sight, not by faith with persistence

I’ve learned, and I’ve learned the hard way, but now I’m convinced, so it’s right here that I’ll stay, in the hands of my Heavenly Father being shaped, being molded as a potter does his clay

Therefore, even when I’m anxious, when it seems as though, regarding my provision God is running late, when it seem as though there isn’t enough on my plate, I will not move ahead, it’s still on my God that,

I Choose To Wait!!!