I Found Rest!!!

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Photo By: Austin-Neill

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!!!

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!!!

 

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

 

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!!!

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!!!

Acquitted!!!

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Acquitted!!!

I’m free, I’m free, I’m free, born a sinner full of transgressions and iniquity, but I’ve been acquitted through the Blood of The Lamb which was shed on Calvary

This sacrificial action of my Lord and Savior made it possible for me to experience a new birth, I’ve accepted Jesus Christ as The Way, The Truth, The Life and The One in whom lies my worth

Though it’s by the serpent’s poisonous, venomous attraction to sin that I was bitten and injected, now, it’s in the Hands of Him who spoke the entire universe into existence that I’m being shaped, molded, perfected

Yes; I’ve done almost everything under the sun, I confess, I admit it, this is why I give all praise, honor and glory to my Lord Jesus Christ because it’s through His Righteous, sinless Blood that I’ve been,

Acquitted!!!

Not My Will, Not My Way

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Not My Will, Not My Way

 

Life never seem to happen as I see it should, never really as I’ve planned, but as long as I’m in God’s will, I can stand

The eyes of my faith are not as foggy as they once were; in my heart The Father’s only begotten Son has risen, burning away the fog, so I can walk by faith even when I can’t naturally see clear, even when the voice of the enemy is speaking loudly in my ear

My Heavenly Father is revealing to me; His way is better than mine, on the other side of every frustration or disappointment I’ve witnessed God manifest within me a spiritual peace, a inner shine

Now I’m able to wholeheartedly say:

Not My Will, Not My Way

I know, that I know, that I know; God’s not dead, and I trust every word my God has said.

I trust the fact; Father knows best, I believe, I receive, in my Father’s will is total and complete rest

So it’s in Him that I live, move and have my being, no longer moved by what my natural eyes see, but it’s through the eyes of faith that I’m now seeing

This walk of faith is by no means easy, I need the power of God’s Spirit dwelling within me, I need a spiritual ear to hear the words my Heavenly Father’s still, small voice has spoken, the word’s that He may even now say, therefore I need to daily commune and fellowship with Him, I need always to pray, then I can, for the glory set before me boldly say,

Not My Will, Not My Way

 

Romans 12:2 (KJV)

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And Be Not Conformed To This World: But Be Ye Transformed By The Renewing Of Your Mind, That Ye May Prove What Is That Good, And Acceptable, And Perfect Will Of God.

 

Thine Will Father, Not My Will,

Not as the world does Father, but as You would have me to do, in every situation, in every conversation; Father, help me to obey You.

Your Living Word dwells inside of me; and over two thousand years ago, Your Living Word indeed made me free.

Though not free to do all that I please, rather free from the desire to snatch the trinkets the enemy uses to tempt and to tease.

So, as the world move along at a frantic pace, I choose peace and a spirit that’s still, I choose,

Thine Will Father, Not My Will

How Would We Know

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Photo By: Stacy Tolbert (Kingdom Business)

 

How Would We Know

How would we know God as a Deliverer if we were never bound, how would we know Jesus as the Way if we were never lost with a need to be found, and if we never found ourselves at the foot of that big ol’ mountain going round and round

How would we know our Lord as the Prince of Peace if we were never shaken, if we never experienced a little fear, as a Healer if our hearts were never wounded and we never had to shed a tear

How would we know our Father as Love if we never witnessed the enemy’s hate, how would we know God as an on time God if we move in our own will fearing that, regarding His promises, God is running behind, He’s late, when God wants us to be still and know, and on Him faithfully, patiently wait

How would we know God as a Provider if we never had a need, how would we know Him as the Producer of fruit if we never planted seed, how would we even know what to expect from God if we never picked up God’s Word to read, and posses the willingness to follow His Holy Spirit’s lead

How Would We Know