Life..Its About Perspective

The one thing I have learned to hold on to is the word of God. When He says something He means it. His promises are true and His words are everlasting. The Word of the Lord Stands Forever (Isaiah 40 awesome chapter, Psalms 119:89 “The Word of The Lord is eternal. It stands Firm in the Heavens” WOW. Just google that and see all the amazing verses that come up!) People can say whatever the heck they want about you, your dreams and the plans that God has for you 

BUT THEY CAN SAY OR DO NOTHING TO CHANGE THEM UNLESS…..YOU AGREE WITH THEM AND ALIGN YOUR SPIRIT WITH THEM!!!! 

Stand on the word of God! Stand on His truth, Stand on the Words he has given you and promised to you. 

LET NO WORD FROM EARTH OR HELL PERSUADE YOU OR PUT FEAR IN YOUR HEART!

 Just laugh at it HahahahAaaaa!

The Keys to Hope & Joy – God’s promise to believers

The Word Of God is LIFE if we want it. So many times we go through our day weighed down and wishing things were different, BUT it doesn’t have to be like that!! God wants us to Rejoice Always and Again I say Rejoice.Even in the pits David rejoiced. We do not realize that many of the Psalms we read were written when David was running for his life before he even was put on the throne as king. He knew his destiny, he was anointed by Samuel for the task as a boy, but he had to fight for his life against everyone who is against him. Take time to read through the book of Psalms, especially when you feel overwhelmed. 

There’s nothing like the word of God to pick you up, set you straight, give you hope and assurance of the promises that God’s word will never fail. It’s impossible! It is impossible for the words and promises of God to fail!!! Take THAT lies! You have NO place in my brothers and sisters! You have no place in the body of Christ. Holy Spirit reveal the TRUTH and set Your People FREE!!!

Its all about our Attitude!! A choice. Listen to Peter. This is a Powerful Reminder to Cast Our cares on HIM

1 Peter 5:2-11 

Care for the flock that God has entrusted to you. Watch over it willingly, not grudgingly—not for what you will get out of it, but because you are eager to serve God. Don’t lord it over the people assigned to your care, but lead them by your own good example. And when the Great Shepherd appears, you will receive a crown of never-ending glory and honor. In the same way, you who are younger must accept the authority of the elders. 

And all of you, dress yourselves in humility as you relate to one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” So humble yourselves under the mighty power of God, and at the right time he will lift you up in honor. 

Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Stand firm against him, and be strong in your faith. 

Remember that your family of believers all over the world is going through the same kind of suffering you are. In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation. All power to him forever! Amen.

It is very interesting to me that God said to Cast your cares on him because he cares for you RIGHT BEFORE HE gives a huge warning to Stay Alert!!! Because the enemy is prowling to devour you. 

It is like He knows a secret about not carrying unnecessary hurts & burdens because it opens up the door for the enemy to mess with us. We are supposed to stand firm and keep our heart and emotions not filled with hurt and bitterness. WOW !!! THE WORD OF GOD CAN PREACH!!

Don’t allow your pride to hold onto bitterness and hurt!!! It gives the enemy legal right into your heart and mind! He will mess with you, bind you up, create jealousy, evny, hatred, anger and all sorts of evil to bind you up -UNTIL YOU SURRENDER YOUR HURTS to the Lord. Ask forgiveness for holding on to the hurt and allowing any of the evil attachments mentioned above or others creep in. Receive His forgiveness. Ask for the Holy Spirit to reveal the truth for the lies you are believing about the situation and walk out the steps of forgiveness to the person who hurt you. Then RESIST the Devil!!! Draw close to God. You are an overcomer because of the blood of the lamb and the Word of YOUR Testimony! Take Your Freedom BACK!!

My Dream Fulfilled – The Blessing

Last night I saw this scripture fulfilled in my dream. While the dream was happening I did not see the correlation but as soon as I woke up from it God spoke this verse. I walked into a house that was not my current house but I knew it was mine. As I walked in I looked up at the corners of the ceiling and they were buckling down like a huge load was on top of them. When I examined each room I could see the ceiling broken and pieces of a hard food falling down from it. When I went upstairs the ceiling was bending down and broke through in the corners. When I got to my bedroom I looked through the cracks of the door and the whole room was filled with this glowing hard food substance I couldn’t even open the door because it was completely filled. I was baffled in my dreamAs I woke up I heard God quote this verse:  

Malachi 3:10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. 

Two days ago my husband received a phone call that he had been waiting a year and a half for. Since we have a tree milling, drying and custom furniture business we need to buy large trees. The trees we buy are not cheap. The call came in that a large amount of trees were available for us to purchase but we have to come up with $15,000 in order to purchase them before someone else does. He was excited but wondered how in the world we would come up with the money we needed. With in 90 minutes we had clients come in and give us checks for the ENTIRE amount needed to buy the trees. We have Never had that large of sales in that short amount of time. One Custom Furniture order was 3/4ths the amount we needed!!! Hallelujah.

 But the verse has a preface to it and we walked that out two weeks ago. There had been quite a lull from January to the beginning of February with sales and customers. We couldnt figure out what was happening. Then Tim remembered we hadn’t tithed yet on a large order that came in a couple months prior. So a couple weeks ago I prayed and payed our business tithe check at church. The next day God gave me a new strategy to urgently set in place for our website. And we began to break every record of views we previously had had. This was just days before leading up to the trees and orders to cover it. Old Testament principles in the Bible were put there for a reason and they still work today. We do not give to get! However, the principles are in the Word making sure we are not robbing God and ourselves of a blessing.

Here are the verses just prior to the blessing:

Malachi 3:7-9 Ever since the time of your ancestors you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you,” says the Lord Almighty.“ But you ask, ‘How are we to return?’ “Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me.“ But you ask, ‘How are we robbing you?’“In tithes and offerings. You are under a curse—your whole nation—because you are robbing me. 

Then VS 10.

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. TEST ME IN THIS,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. 

If God says to test Him, TEST HIM! I don’t know anywhere else in the Bible where it says this! God is faithful and His word is true. We have seen this in our life so many times and I am thankful now for visual picture of what it looks like for a storehouse to be flooded more than it can contain. 

So I am declaring this over you! What provisions do you need God to do for you? Have you stood on His Word and obeyed? Have you declared to the brass heavens above you to OPEN IN JESUS NAME! Have you repented of a poverty mindset? Will you take God at His Word and believe that what He said He will Do! Hold Him to His promises over you, declare and decree them over your life and your family. There is nothing impossible for our God. He owns the cattle on a thousand hills- He owns everything! He cares for every need and desire and He has your back! Lets keep our eyes on Him because then we are not consumed with the heaviness the enemy wants to put on us. There is freedom in His presence. There is joy in giving when we know we are giving it back to Him. He is our rock and our resource guide! HA! If He can make water come from a rock, so you think a little bill scares Him? I declare the dream I had over you today! It is bigger than just for me. The body of Christ is going to come under the weight of His glory like never before and WE WILL WALK OUT WITH PROVISION IN OUR HANDS NOT JUST FOR US BUT FOR THE WORLD. 

Strategies, God is going to release strategies for wealth to the body. He is beginning to give creative ideas, out of the box ideas. Ideas that might scare you at first but after confirmation and under your leaders covering God will make them flourish and grow. Time to break out of fear and step into blessing. Taking the first step into the unknown, like when Tim left an awesome good paying job to run our company full time, is hard at first. BUT IF IT IS GOD, HE WILL MEET YOU AND SUSTAIN YOU! Bless your people Lord so we can be a blessing! All for the honor and glory of your name! Amen!

Proverbs 3:9-10 Honor the Lord with your wealth,with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing,and your vats will brim over with new wine. 
 

May the Lord Bless You, Protect You and give you Peace

I needed this verse this morning and tried to find the perfect picture to put behind the verse. I am holding on to God’s promise in Numbers 6:24-26 and declare it over you today!

Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you, and keep you protect you, sustain you, and guard you; The Lord make His face shine upon you with favor,And be gracious to you surrounding you with lovingkindness; The Lord lift up His countenance face upon you with divine approval,And give you peace a tranquil heart and life.’ Amplified Version

God Said it- I Believe it – That Settles It

My life is held together by God’s promises. There have been so many times in my life where God has spoken so clearly. In those times, I have to make sure I listen because I know I will have a decision to make. I can either take the word or promise He gives me and throw it over my shoulder, or I can stand on His word and believe it with all my heart. So often when I am faced with challenges, I revert back to His words and hold them up to God with Isaiah 55:10-11 in my mind and say, ” God YOU SAID….”. As I do this, a sense of determination comes over me to hold on to His word and promises like it is oxygen.

What do you think God’s response is?? I believe it is pride in His daughter standing on His word and realizing she is going to make it. He showers down strength, love, hope and peace. I am then energized and refocused on the solution and the answer to what I am crying out for. When we stand in a place of prayer declaring what God is already in the process of doing, we are pulling our future into our present. We don’t have to see the tangible answer in front of us, we need to see the promise God has made and hold Him to HIS word that what He has said He will do. As we align our hope to our faith it propels us into our destiny faster than if we just sit and wait for it to happen.

My husband spoke to the Fathers on Father’s Day last year at Destiny Christian Fellowship. It was a powerful word talking about us having to give God something for Him to work with. Here is the link to his message: We are made in His Awesome Image.
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I know without a doubt that my husband and I would not be in the place we are in, especially with a growing and thriving business if we did not take a hold of God’s promises and declare them in the hard times. We give Him all the glory for the things He has done, what He is doing and what He will do!!

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