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

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Photo By: Chris Liverani

 

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!!!

Not My Will, Not My Way

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Photo By: Aaron Burden

 

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

 

Seasons Of The Unknown!!!

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Photo by: Mahkeo

 

Seasons Of The Unknown!!!

 

Life has many seasons, warm and dry seasons, cold and wet seasons, seasons when we know exactly where we’re going, and seasons of the unknown, It’s the unknown seasons that are the hardest of them all, when we can’t see because of the thick fog, we stumble, sometimes even fall, the blustery winds blow when we feel most uncovered, wide open, no protection, no wall, the feeling of hopelessness begin to set in, then, we call out to God, and seemingly, He’s not even answering our call

We cry out: Lord, how long? Lord, what did I do wrong? I really need You Lord, because in this season I’m not feeling very strong

Lord, I really need to know, from here, what do I do, where do I go? and breakthrough still don’t show

I guess this is what faith is all about, so it’s in faith that I will stand as a deeply rooted tree, I will not doubt, digging deeper within to find strength, so praise to my Lord I can sing and shout, I refuse to mope, I refuse to pout

Trusting, believing that even in this season God’s glory “WILL” be shown, knowing, that through it all my Lord is still sitting on His Throne, and I’m His, He is mine even when the enemy refuse to leave me alone, even in the,

Seasons Of The Unknown!!!

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

How Do We Love In A World Full Of Hate

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Photo By: Tylor-Nix

 

How Do We Love In A World Full Of Hate

This fallen world in which we live is getting more hateful by the day, society’s majority has accepted the devil’s way of play, listening and obeying every lying, deceptive word that he say, the daily news alone is enough to propel me to perpetually pray.

Mass murder of innocent human beings, all sorts of people doing all sorts of satanic, demonic things.

Even on Holy ground, places where one would never expect to hear that deadly sound, gunshots fired, round after round after round, hate has the hearts and minds of so many utterly bound.

There’s hate in the lands on the other side of the sea, to the east, the west, to the north, the south, hate is all around, and in clear view so we can plainly see, hate is even intertwined in the shows that’s created for T.V., fact is, hate binds up, hate cannot set free, hate is produced and brought to life in the heart of man through man’s eternal enemy.

What’s on the inside is what eventually seeps out, God is Love, and it’s in Love that we are able to stand against hate strong and stout, when we fill ourselves with Love’s Word, we are able to trump hate, because over Love hate has no clout.

How Do We Love In A World Full Of Hate

The Living Word of God tells us that the Love of many would wax cold, so in this day, to Love we must keep a tight hold, even when we’re all caught up in the midst of hate, it’s only in Love that we’re able to remain steadfast and bold, it’s in The Word of God that we will find the greatest Love story ever told.

A story about a Savoir who came from Heaven to a fallen world full of a people who are desperately lost, even for those who literally, physically hung Him there, He gave up His life on a old rugged cross, to die for your friends is one thing, but to die for an enemy is Love’s ultimate cost.

God is Love, so when it’s in the Word of Love that we meditate, society’s hate, can’t penetrate, it’s this Love that has the power to actually make us brand new, not “just” wipe our sins away and give us a clean slate, and on the manifestation of Love’s glory, we will, at times have to patiently wait, just remember: “GOD IS LOVE” whenever you find yourself asking yourself,

How Do I Love In A World Full Of Hate

My Rock!!!

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Photo By: Steve Halama

 

My Rock!!!

The rains fall, the winds blow; things are being shaken all around,

yet my feet are firmly planted on solid ground,

my soul is deeply rooted in Truth that’s sound;

by Truth I’ve been captured, by Truth I’ve been found,

therefore, by fear, I will not be bound.

 

See, Truth picked my heart just as a thief would pick a lock,

once my heart was picked and pricked; I couldn’t turn away, I could’t throw a block,

now my name is written in The Lambs book of Life, so regardless how major or how frequent the storms; I win, because I’m among Truth’s eternal flock,

Jesus is The Way, The Truth, The Life; He’s also;

My Rock!!!

 

Psalm 62: 1-2 (KJV)

  1. Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from Him cometh my salvation.
  2. He only is my Rock and my Salvation; He is my Defense; I shall not be greatly moved

I Won’t Be Moved!!!

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Photo By: Charmore Nel

 

I Won’t Be Moved!!!

 

Here I stand at the foot of The Cross,

standing as obedient as I know how, though I’ve experienced much loss,

my losses were nothing more than setups leading me into total dependence on my Lord and Savior, “The Big Boss”.

 

I have learned to leave every situation in the hands of my God, then watch Him, out of the bad; manifest good,

in the most deadly attacks from the enemy, it’s faith in my God’s grace, mercy, favor and agape love that I have stood,

I can’t turn back now, but I wouldn’t even if I could.

 

This is where I find peace in the midst of turmoil,

this is where I learn to plant my seed in Kingdom soil,

this is where I find rest after my hard labor and toil.

 

This is where I have found forgiveness for my past, present and future sin,

this is where I regain my assurance that, in the end;

“I Win”.

 

So here I stand at the foot of The Cross;

and I

 

Won’t Be Moved!!!

As The Attacks Intensify!!!

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Photo By: Henry Hustava

 

As The Attacks Intensify!!!

 

Today, January 15th 2018 my wife and I received a report; “2” words no-one ever wants to hear, “Breast Cancer”; and though some did, neither my wife or I have shed a tear,

we have overcome so much together; so,

we know,

even in this, our God is near,

even,

 

As The Attacks Intensify!!!

 

We have put on the armor of God, and for this battled we have been prepared,

by the stripes of Jesus Christ we were healed, this is what the Living Word of God has declared.

 

Just a few years back,

against this “Cancer” attack;

it’s with my mother that I walked hand in hand,

and through God’s Word, His Love, His grace we thwarted what the enemy had planned,

 

now here we go again,

ready to prove to the enemy that it’s in God’s word in which we believe, it’s on God’s word upon which we stand.

 

As The Attacks Intensify!!!

 

My faith in my Lord grow stronger and stronger,

it’s through Him that we’re empowered with fortitude and tenacity; if the battle is short lived, even if it last longer.

 

In 2017 the attacks were none stop; financially,

relationally;

now their growing in intensity,

the devil just don’t see,

we know; he can’t destroy what The Heavenly Father said will be,

so as for me and my house, we’re saturated in the Peace of God, and His Serenity.

 

We know that the victory is already ours, in the here and now, and in the sweet bye and bye,

we know that before the enemy speak, he’s already a lie;

even,

 

As The Attacks Intensify!!!

 

Thank You Jesus…

                                      FREEDOM!!!                   20171030_172215.jpg

Eternal freedom was given to us at The Cross on Calvary over two thousand years ago,

but; the journey to full understanding of the power in this freedom is a long, dark and winding road, which at times causes us to forget what we know,

the rains fall, the winds blow,

our enemy is ever present trying to steal freedoms righteous glow,

trying to distract us from moving in freedoms perpetual flow,

though;

 

Freedom is a state of mind,

freedom will cause the eyes to open of those who are blind,

freedom is peace, even when the situations of life are unkind,

while the enemy wants us bound, freedom has the power to unbind.

 

This is a freedom which is not easy to receive,

a freedom which is almost too good to believe,

especially when the devil is constantly in our ear speaking words meant for nothing other than to deceive,

it’s in The Word of our God that this freedom is found, so it’s to The Word of our God is to what we must cleave.

 

In this freedom is found the courage to be me,

not the me that others think I should be,

but the me that my God has called, chosen and predestined me to be,

this freedom enables me to see,

not just naturally,

but also the things concerning me spiritually;

not just the here and now, but also those things lasting throughout all eternity.

 

Monetarily, this freedom don’t cost us a thing,

though it does require us, to, on this long road, through it all, to faith tightly cling,

it does require us to leave certain things, that on this road, we just can’t bring,

but it also delivers unto us a self worth that’s wrapped up in God’s purpose; not this world’s riches and bling,

weather rich or poor this freedom enables us, that, to our Lord we continue to gloriously sing.

 

This freedom supplies us with the knowing that “ALL” things are working together for our good,

it assures us, that we won’t miss a blessing for being out of place, for not standing in patient obedience like we should,

this is not a freedom to satisfy our own selfish will, but this freedom empowers us to really do what Jesus would.

 

Unfortunately, this freedom is not manifested over night,

it take time to realize; we don’t have to fight,

the battle is mine says The Lord, and when we wait on The Lord to do it, we can rest assured that it’s done right,

knowing that when we continue to move forward in obedience, we will see freedoms light.

 

But not before, at times; taking a step forward only to take two steps back,

so tenacity,

is a key,

so keep pushing forward believing that God’s strength is made perfect in our weakness, and His hand is never slack,

remember, this is not a sprint, or a quick lap around the track,

and there’s always something to learn when we must, for a season, suffer lack.

 

Who The Son sets free is free indeed,

and freedom was offered to us all when Jesus laid His life down, when our sins caused Him to bleed,

our Savior has already planted the seed,

now we must be willing to follow His lead.

 

It’s ours already,

but we have a responsibility to walk in obedience, and to walk steady;

and even when we fall short, God’s grace and mercy is there to lift us up and set us back on the road to full manifestation of this eternal,

God given

 

Freedom!!!

 

 

 

Something In The Air!!!

20171005_205236.jpgI can sense it deep down within,

something new is taking place in this world of darkness and sin,

The Spirit of God is at the door knocking; waiting for the invitation to come on in.

 

He’s ready to do a new thing,

for He Himself is the antidote for the serpent’s poisoning sting,

so it’s to Himself that He wants us to wholeheartedly cling,

while taking us from glory, to glory, to glory and setting us up on an eagles wing.

 

Our God is preparing the atmosphere for His sheep to soar,

those which need to be closed, He’s closing, and He’s opening every necessary door,

God is presenting new opportunities for those of us who has had our backs on the floor,

for those of us who have been faithful with less, our God is about to give us more.

 

There is about to be a turn-around,

those who have been lost, and seeking, are about to be found,

loosed will be those of us who are, in some way, by the enemy bound,

total victory is about to be given to those who held fast to doctrine that is sound,

a straight path is about to be shown to those who have been at the mountain going round and around.

 

So now is the time to awake and arise, be vigilant, be aware,

expect God’s favor which some will say is not fair,

begin to claim it even now; if you dare,

use the eyes of your faith to see past this present situation, this present snare.

 

I can sense it deep down within; there’s,

 

Something In The Air!!!