Beautiful In His Time

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I hope you will go back and read Ecclesiastes 3, and then reread this post. There are so many things it is time for mentioned there. Out timing is not always His, we are capable of making bad choices, He isn’t.

People can choose the wrong person to marry when He would send the right one, maybe you made a bad career choice, when He had the perfect opportunity. Did you dance when your should have refrained from, rend instead of sew?

We have no say over when we are born, and people think you don’t have anything to say over dying, but there is prayer and healing. Jesus defeated death. I know I am here by His grace, having had a close call, and probably more than I know. He protects us from so much. Why?

He knows how to make it beautiful in His time. I do believe in heaven on earth, that people walking by faith, especially loving couples, even families can have heaven on earth. I believe He can make it so, by faith, hope in Him and the greatest of these, love. But not all people are of the same mind, have the same desires. Not everyone wants a peaceful, tranquil existence, so they just exist.

In my life, I have seen very beautiful things, but not nearly enough to suit me. I have seen far too much pain and suffering, dissention. I want the beautiful time. I don’t mind praying for people, but wouldn’t it be nice not have to. The verse about learning and not having to be taught again applies. Hebrews 5:12, What if believers all walked in what they were supposed to know and did not need t be prayed for? That would be beautiful!

It would be beautiful to not be weighed down with the cares of the world, the worries and fears, the things we all resist everyday in order to walk by faith. We should never waste His good gifts but walk in them, prophesy, follow after love, His name is Jesus.

He has just the right time, and that time could be very well now, before His return. He had spiritual gifts for you to open, He has a miracle with your name on it. He bequeathed us His peace. Yes, He left in in His will. Did you or do you receive it? He was punished for it, beaten and scourged for healing.

Jesus is love, altogether lovely, He had to come at a certain time and He will again. God ordains time, appoints time, and he can redeem it, He wastes nothing. God lives in eternity, can make the sun stand still, turn back time.

The clock is ticking on His return, are you ready or do you need to be taught again? If you don’t know Jesus, He has time for you. A God who can number the stars and name them, can measure the grains of sand, tell you the number of hairs on your head, can make time for you to know His love and receive Him as Lord. He really does love you, no one else could have made that sacrifice on a cross for you.

So follow love, His name is Jesus and He makes it beautiful in His time, because we don’t always give Him ours.

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Quiet Time

 

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( Pray ) For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 1 Timothy 2:2

We are to pray for leaders, even ones we may not always agree with. For this reason. They need prayers too. And not just what we would want them to do but to know His peace and love, but we must not try to be in control but let God do it. It will be so nice when Jesus comes to reign. of course, Timothy has other verses about women learning quiet and full submission, yes, to God and to the husband who is in line. Women are not doormats, they will submit to real love.

I like this verse from Thessalonians 4 to the Macedonians, aspire to live quietly, to attend to your own matters, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you.  Then you will behave properly toward outsiders, without being dependent on anyone.

It is kind of like the verse about living in peace with others as much as possible some people would rather stir up strife. Not everyone will want peace or quiet, and that is too bad. Because God loves it. even Jesus sought solitude from the crowds and disciples. He had to regroup as a man, refresh His Spirit, even being all powerful, so what about us?

It is imperative for a believer, and especially one that walks in spiritual gifts to have that quiet time with God. You can look up verses with still or silent as well. Quiet is a necessity for enter God’s rest.  And to put ignorance to silence. A favorite of mine includes Hebrew root words here that include healing.

Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10,

My soul, be quiet before God, for from Him comes my hope. Psalm 62:5

But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm. Proverbs 1:33

If only you could be silent! That’s the wisest thing you could do. Job 13:5

Sometimes, that is the best things for friends to do, just stop giving advice.

But the LORD is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before Him. Habbakuk 2:20

Of course, Jesus silenced the demon and stilled the storm. Sometimes, He just calms the child as it rages. He enjoys time with us in peace and quiet.

We need to know how to quiet our minds.

We need to know how to quiet our hearts.

We need to know how to quiet our souls.

It is something children should know how to do. How to play quietly, not interrupt adults, and I don;t mean the old sen and never heard adage, but there is a time to speak and a time to keep silent, we studies Ecclesiastes 3. This is a healthy part of growing up. Knowing how to nap, having a routine that includes a quiet time can reduce time outs.

It is still about submission, men, women or children, we supposed to submit to God for the enemy to flee. It’s better for him to be tired and tormented than me.

I pray we all learn to be quiet and still, stand in that sacred place of rest, or on the holy ground. Even if we have trouble calming us He can ans will. How are you going to find your quiet time with Jesus?

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It’s Time For Angels

Isn’t this a great picture? It is time for angels. I had to write this for our time series because angels are a large part of the times we are in. They are innumerable and at work in the earth. They always have been but at certain times more than others I believe. And it is just my opinion that because His grace abounds, that they are around more, encamped around the saints or believers, though we may not feel like saints.

They have been there in warfare, literally and spiritually, there was a book about a platoon who experienced angelic help in one of the World Wars, many stories are about people in dire straits, having had some divine revelation or angelic intervention. I know of a girl who had to be cut from an accident, a priest showed up as she prayed. The equipment  arrived to cut the metal after he said they could get her out now. Photos of the scene show no priest, no Catholic church had a priest in the area that day, and yet many saw him and spoke to him.

So angels are there all the time, and mostly we are unaware. But there will be times we will know and experience God’s hand through an angel wing. They are moving with the times, they were there at  creation and will be in the end of the age as time never really ends, just changes into eternity.

Remember, the story or parable Jesus spoke of the wheat and the tares? He told them not to pluck up the tares  in case the wheat would also be taken. Angels will come and separate the wheat from the tares. Jesus also described that. Angels will separate believers from unbelievers. God knows hearts.

He will know and command the angels concerning them. He will separate the truth from the lies, the real from the counterfeit, He knows the pure but imperfect, and makes them perfect because He is. He knows who follows their own ideas of God, and doesn’t know Jesus is the way to Him.

He weighs hearts. He knows who is Jewish, Muslim or Christian. Many people call themselves Christians, or identify with it because, simply, they are not Jewish or Muslim. He knows all religions, and He knows there may be some of His teaching in all, but He sent Jesus as the way, truth and life.

I do not believe that any religion will take you to heaven, only accepting the love of Jesus, He made the ultimate sacrifice. And His angels will bring believers home to Him one day. I do believe that will be the Rapture of catching away of believers before the AntiChrist comes and deceives masses into eternal damnation. The deceiver had been at work all along, has he deceived you into thinking you are alright?

Being a good person won’t get you there. I heard a man say because he had not killed anyone he would go, that’s is not true. I know another woman who was in tears to be saved, she was told she could not because she had cut her hair. People think they can’t be because of having had abortions, being illegitimate, a host of reasons. He is holding out His hand today, will you reach for it before it is eternally too late? His love is everlasting. And angels are being readied.

They will sound trumpets and pour out bowls during the Great Tribulation, it will be so much harder to believe then. The enemy’s lies can be so profound that no one would be saved if He did not shorten those days, and even to some extent now. The world is groaning for His return, with earthquakes and flooding. Even His world cries for Him to restore it to Eden. Why wouldn’t we? We want to be wheat that grows in grace and not a tare that sows discord and chokes the Word, who doesn’t even know it.

It is time for angels, I pray this message reaches souls. I just had to write about a time for angels because people are reading my posts on them a lot lately. They have been consistently the top posts for about three weeks. Though Jesus Himself appears to gather the saints, angels are with Him. I want your heart to receive Him and be ready, and if you know Him already, think about angels. It’s time for angels.

 

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When Time Stands Still

Has that really ever happened? Indeed, it has. Let’s look at the story of Joshua and how time stood still. The king of Jerusalem Adoni-zedek realized that Joshua had overthrown the city of Ai and then Jericho, he called together other kings to go against Gibeon who had made peace with Joshua.

Men were sent from Gibeon to ask Joshua for help, so he and his went back to Gibeon, they had marched all night. Suddenly, the came upon the Amorites and the battle ensued, God told Joshua not to be afraid and allowed a hailstorm to come upon the enemies. It actually killed more people than the army did.

And this is what Joshua had prayed. Joshua 10, this is 10:12-15

At that time Joshua spoke to the LORD in the day when the LORD gave the Amorites over to the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel,

“Sun, stand still at Gibeon,
and moon, in the Valley of Aijalon.”
And the sun stood still, and the moon stopped,
until the nation took vengeance on their enemies.

Is this not written in the Book of Jasher? The sun stopped in the midst of heaven and did not hurry to set for about a whole day. There has been no day like it before or since, when the LORD heeded the voice of a man, for the LORD fought for Israel.

So Joshua returned, and all Israel with him, to the camp at Gilgal.

Wow! What an answer to prayer for the sun to stand still for a whole day of battle and the moon not to rise. He surely protected Israel and I believe He still does. It would be wonderful to believe in His love and there to be peace but there is anger and violence the world over, I would love to see Him do the same in Spirit and for believers to see the the attacks of our enemy, the devil, thwarted.

Having read historic accounts of the Roman historian Josephus, and even some the Wars of the Jews, there was always some sort of battle of the historical city and where God placed Eden. I have also studied stories from the book of Jasher, which is not in the Bible, not all books are credible and all historical writings, so you have to be careful about that.

Jasher, however, being mentioned in the book of Joshua, records a lot of interesting Jewish history, and a lot in in the Bible. Is is at accurate. The people in Joshua’s day must have thought so. I only read some in curiosity and I would not necessarily recommend it to just anyone.  It would be for someone with a good working knowledge and discernment.

For our study, time did stand still and the Bible records the miracle of the sun and moon staying put.

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Never Enough Time?

Do you ever feel like you never have enough time? Sure, we all do. But imagine,, a thirty hour day, you might get six hours of sleep, right? The truth is you work or stay at home and work, pay bills do laundry, clean toilets, change diapers, cook, and drive everyone around.

The phone has take over our lives with texts and e-mails. Does anyone really talk anymore? I see people who never look up. You can visit and they people will not bother to turn off the television. Does anyone have a quiet time at the kitchen table just to relax with that cup of joe?

The alarms go off and you may even be up before. You mind won’t shut off because you are still so tired from reliving yesterday or planning tomorrow. Next week? Next month? I know that feeling. Don’t think you can handle it because you are young, it will make you old in a hurry. Never enough time? Perhaps not.

But then again God knew what He was doing. He made us ” tick ” a certain way. Pun intended. He made day and night, He set the sun to rule the day and the stars and moon the night. Originally, they were for signs and seasons. The zodiac was actually a calendar until Nimrod corrupted astronomy into astrology. Night was good, it still is. He can bring you to His rest if you will give Him time.

Psalm 127:2 says He gives the beloved rest. And it is prefaced by getting up early and staying up late. Saying it does not good. Worry doesn’t, fear doesn’t, I don’t have time for that, I want His rest. And I want His peace, it is a gift from John 14:27. I have a heart for caregivers, especially god ones who really pour their heart and soul into their work. You deserve a vote of thanks, more money and more importantly rest. But it is a choice, and you could be choosing life or death.

Not enough sleep, causes so many problems, worry and anxiety. I know you have a lot on your plate but clean it. Or rather clean your clock. There is a lot out there about time management if that will help you. I don’t follow any set schedule these days, just following what the Lord leads me to do and say, and rest is a huge part of it.

I need to do spring cleaning, dishes are in the sink as I write this, I will get to them and dinner is over. It is trash day tomorrow, got to get to that, the dog needs a bath. I can’t do laundry because of the rain. The septic tank backs up. It is always going to be something if you let the enemy steal your rest, let God bless you with it today.

He is the keeper of all time, and He lives in eternity. Give Him some time and see a change. Come to Him if you are weary or just weary in well doing. He will give your rest. Never enough time? Not enough hours in the day?  It will likely always be that way until we as believers put Him first, and discard the time we don’t need be wasting, put redeem it. Put our houses in order. He is coming soon.

We want to be rested and ready, and we can’t use the excuse that we didn’t have enough time.

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Once Upon A Time

We’ve all heard a bedtime story with this opening, probably the world over and in every language. But what about an end times story? Of course, time will not actually end, there is eternity and where it is spent. The coming of Jesus, which I believe is the Rapture of the church, or catching away, and the Second Coming is after the Great Tribulation. Some may disagree. I believe everyone can decide for themselves and I pray the Holy Spirit guides us.

You may or may not know that I have a blog and sometimes I do write with others using prompts, I used to think I did not like them but I realized, the Holy Spirit was prompting me as well. Some words or phrases may be harder to turn. Once upon a time  is as cliche as ” It was a dark and stormy night. ” Not the best way to begin a story or novel. But a great way to explain how Jesus takes the not so well written and makes it more understandable.

But guess what? We have all read Genesis, the beginning, Jesus coming and His crucifixion, being raised on the third day, the middle, by the same Spirit we have as believers, some with different anointings and gifts, but the same Spirit, who gives us access to the Father, and even prays for us. Romans 8:36 Now, the end, Revelation, a lot of people have struggled with it, but no matter, if you have read it you are blessed and the Lord will guide you with His hand through these trying times.

Once upon a time, yes. Let Him finish your story, it isn’t over yet, don’t give up or count yourself out. Many people read books and start with the end to see who the murderer is, he is the adversary we know as the devil. God may allow a person to go to heaven if they are weary or weak but He sent Jesus to give life and life more abundantly. We read who wins in the end, who the hero is, who triumphs once and for all, just as His sacrifice was for all who would believe He atoned for their sins, and have accepted Him as Lord. We must not refuse His rest, disgrace His grace by continuing to willfully sin, and we should receive the gift of His peace. John 14:27, all rewrites in our lives, new chapters.

Though God could not reveal His plan but a little at a time because people were so wicked, Revelation is the culmination of it, and He who is worthy will judge. It would be fearful and is still quite awe inspiring to know we will see Him face to face. The idea is to be ready, to be born again, saved by grace. So, if you don’t yet know the love of Jesus, give Him your heart, we are running out of time, and I want you to know how very much He loves you. And I love you enough to tell you the truth, though we may have nothing in common, or know each other at all, we have something in common in the fact that we need Him, and one day we may know each other, and you may tell me you read this.

Maybe, you started off once upon a time, and it wasn’t a fairy tale ending. Was there a witch? A big bad wolf, were you wandering in the forest, lost? Did Prince Charming fail to show up leaving you a damsel in distress? Perhaps, Prince Charming never found the girl who could wear the glass slipper.

You may have even been the antagonist, serving sin and the wicked one, or your heart was hard, bitter and broken. Perhaps, you have been laid bare or barren, devoid of hope by disease or whatever the case may be. He loves you and is calling you before it is to late. Jesus is a great story teller. He is your hope. And even healer.

He can edit and rewrite whatever the devil has stolen, broken or even destroyed in you life. Will you let Him give you a happily ever after? A few years of misery on earth pales to an eternity of hell. Once upon a time, a baby was born, and once upon a time, a loving Savior died upon a cross, and rose again. And once upon a throne, He will judge and say ” Well done. ” or           ” Depart from me. ” The saddest words ever written.

I, for one love happy endings, sometimes I take terrible stories, some true ones and rewrite them as fiction with a better outcome. So, I am letting Him write my life over, I want happily ever after, and I know I will have it because I gave my heart to Jesus, once upon a time.

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Time For the Latter Rain

It’s time for the latter rain. The outpouring of His Holy Spirit. It can be a deluge, if the enemy sends us a flood of terror, the Spirit will drown it out. It can be a downpour, a hard and driving rain that falls upon the wicked that will either cause them to believe and repent or send them running for cover. It can be a constant rain, the patter on the roof makes you want to dance to a healing tune.

It can be a gentle rain, pouring sweetly over the souls of the saved, comforting them, being a constant companion that will walk them into eternity. It may be a mist, a sweet scent that remains upon those who have inherited salvation and cry to Abba, Father.

There is a name, a scientific name for the fragrance after the rain. It is called petrichor. It has even been the inspiration of a perfume. I live in the south. We get storms many times in the spring and summer as afternoons heat up. You can sit in a rocker on a porch and watch clouds go by. It will build, it will thunder and lightning and then it will pour.

And when it is over, if you have not had to seek shelter, you will smell the petrichor, a clean, clear scent, that should be upon our minds and hearts as we wear the fragrance of Christ. His sacrifice was sweet to God, because He wanted sons and daughters.

Sometimes, you can smell the roses and something I always enjoyed growing from a fence a block over, the honeysuckles. A beautiful mixture that blends and takes your breath to a new level of peace and serenity. His peace.  A gift. The literal rain is like that and the spiritual rain is more powerful. More potent and more loving, gives more freedom. And even more powerful to move against the enemy, to crush his attacks.

If you can do so safely, step outside next time it rains, let it kiss your face. Raise your hands and heart in praise. You can even sing in the rain or dance with an umbrella, husband or children. Teach them about Jesus.  They are never to young to learn. When Jesus was baptized in the Jordan, God spoke and told them to hear His Son, He is saying that now.

Jesus baptizes with fire and the Holy Ghost or Spirit. And when He returns, will people again may hear the trumpet, or will they be like those at the river? Some heard, others thought it was thunder, and God’s voice is like that. And then some of them will hear nothing. And many will be left who could not, would not, or refused to believe.

We have seen the former rain, and it is time for the latter one. What will you walk in? What will you hear? I want to walk in that constant and consuming rain that is the companionship of the Spirit. I want to wear love and smell like the fragrance, for the wicked and evil to step aside, the fear that has tormented so many is now tormented by torrential rains, in the latter days.

Jesus. There is something about that name name, like the fragrance after the rain, the saving rain, the healing rain, the delivering rain. He is the prayerful rain, the loving rain, the joyful and peaceful rain. It is time for the latter rain. Like standing under a gentle waterfall. He whispers His peace to our hearts. It is raining peace.

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Time To Heal

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I know a lot of people disagree about a Rapture of the church, some don’t even believe it. Nevertheless, people who are alive and remaining in the love of Jesus will meet Him, and the Second Coming is after the great Tribulation. I am not going to argue the point, it is everyone’s own decision what to believe.

You know, I have thought about the children of Israel leaving their captivity. They did not leave feeble. You know you can be changed in the twinkling of an eye, a millisecond. You will be here one moment in heaven the next.

Imagine, stepping off a curb onto a street of gold, going to sleep and waking up in a field of flowers, on your deathbed, alive and well in heaven. Unlike a lot of the movies, I don’t believe pilots will disappear and planes crash, God is not the author of confusion. The chaos is after, though there will be a false peace treaty, two 3 1/2 years period of the Great Tribulation, we don’t know exactly, so we must be ready.

Though you are definitely healed then in an instant as a believer, why not believe now? Stand against the sickness and diseases that would cut your life short, take your testimony and life. He died to give healing, it is a promise to believers.

He is coming and it is time to heal. In fact, I have prayed for people, taken Communion, laid hands on them, but today I want to step back take my hands off things I really don’t know what to pray for and let the Spirit pray. Ask Him if you should step back, so He can intervene. Let’s look at some healing verses.

Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. Jeremiah 17:14

For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD, because they have called you an outcast: ‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares!’ Jeremiah 30:17

O LORD my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me. Psalm 30:2

He sent out His word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction. Psalm 107:20 ( one translation says grave )

( His words. ) For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh. Proverbs 4:22

And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. Matthew 9:35

To the woman with the issue of blood.  Your faith has made you whole. Matthew 9:22

When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, He said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” John 5:6, the man at the pool of Bethesda.

God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him. Acts 10:38

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. James 5:15

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As I said, He’s coming and it is time to heal.

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Time To Brag On Jesus

I ran across a verse recently about boasting or bragging, so if you have to brag, believers should brag about Jesus. I have to tell you He has brought me through so much, if I told you, I don’t know if you would even believe me. even though I like to write I could never imagined some of the enemies I would face down, by His grace and the blessings are more than you can ask or think.

So, it is March, and time is marching on, we are ever closer to His return. So it’s time to brag about Jesus. Has He done something great in your life. Give Him praise and leave a comment.

For it is by grace you have been saved through faith, and this not from yourselves; it is the gift of God, not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8

Salvation is a gift, it is all about Him and not us we can never earn salvation, if it isn’t a gift.

This is what the LORD says: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength, nor the wealthy man in his riches. But let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD, who exercises loving devotion, justice and righteousness on the earth—for I delight in these things,” declares the LORD.…Jeremiah 9:23, 24

Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man? The steadfast love of God endures all the day. Psalm 52:1

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. Proverbs 27:1

Then what becomes of our boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith. Romans 3:27

If Abraham was indeed justified by works, he had something to boast about, but not before God. Romans 4:2

But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Galatians 6:14

Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord. 2 Corinthians 10:17

If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness. 2 Corinthians 11:30

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12:9

If I wanted to boast, I would be no fool in doing so, because I would be telling the truth. But I won’t do it, because I don’t want anyone to give me credit beyond what they can see in my life or hear in my message. 2 Corinthians 12:16

As it is, you boast in your arrogant schemes. All such boasting is evil. James 4:16

So we are not to brag about ourselves but about Jesus. Abraham heard from God but it was grace, there was no law at the time. It was not His works but the fact He believed God and was righteous because of it. galatians 3:13 makes us righteous and that is all that will, nothing we do.

We are not to brag about the law, keeping the Ten Commandments, look at the rich, young ruler. Jesus ‘fulfilled the law and the prophets and gave the commandment to love God and one another. Paul received revelation from Jesus after his conversion, he says he could brag but choose to brag about Jesus. It was taught to him by no one else. Just like Peter, who recognized Christ as Messiah. And don’t think the enemy wasn’t after them.

We know Peter was sifted and Paul in his thorn. Both received grace as did John the Revelator, just as we do. Believe me if you have revelation or a rhema word, operate in spiritual gifts, you can come under attack. But He is grater in us and His grace is good enough for me. I brag on Him, I should not be here writing this, I was saved by grace and grow in it. And we are not to brag about being grafted in to the covenant, but a light to the Jews , who are still under the law unless Messianic, not about human leaders either.

So, it’s time to brag about Jesus.

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Time For A Breakthrough

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Ever have a fever and hot flashes, cold chills, then suddenly it breaks. That is sort of what it is like to have breakthrough isn’t it? One moment, you are sick then well. One day you are out of work  and one day a promotion. Times change, people change, God’s Word doesn’t change, but don’t ever think He is counting you out as a believer, you have grace and it is a good time for a breakthrough.

You may not think your prayers have been heard, that they go no higher than the roof, but I believe that can be about to go through the roof, He has heard our cries our professions and our faith, even our fears and worries as we pour our hearts out in prayer to keep them from being troubled and afraid.

I am writing about Bible women. I wrote about Rhoda, the maid. People had gathered at Mary’s house, not Jesus’ mother. They had prayed for his release but did not believe her that he was at the gate. An angel had let him out. Breakthrough.

The Bible is full of stories like this and not just stories because they are a true account of history, recorded by the Jews and followers of Christ. And there are other stories, you can find a lot of them. A man on the Titanic was told he should have both legs amputated, he refused, and won a tennis tournament two years later. And the officer who appeared doomed when a boiler explosion blew a piece of metal off him, he survived and rescued people from Dunkirk in WWII.

I tell people that faith works like, It’s A Wonderful Life, the 1946, Christmas classic movie. Had George not saved Harry from drowning, he would not have saved the men on a carrier as a pilot. The angel tells George, who wished he had not lived what life was like without him, when he recounts his brother’s heroism, that…..” All the men on that transport died, Harry wasn’t there to save them because you were not there to save Harry. ”

Not everyone gets a chance to see what their life would have been like or life for others without them. That is why suicide is such an extremely oppressive and desperate measure, when there is hope in Jesus. It has even happened to believers, don;t give in to that deceptive spirit, expect a breakthrough, even a sudden one.

Jairus daughter was dead then alive, the widow’s son, Lazarus. A girl of twelve, a young man and and older one. God is not a respecter of persons. And really, the enemy doesn’t care, he seeks to destroy young and old, but especially anyone with a testimony.

And the most important resurrection of all, the devil thought he had finally defeated Him, but that will never be. He was in hell taking back Adam’s authority, the keys of death, hell and the grave, one minute, back in the tomb in another, and still back in heaven in another.

He is seated there as our High Priest. Let’s look at breakthroughs in the word and remember that the following is about fasting the right and wrong way, you might want to read the previous verses should you consider fasting but this is a breakthrough.

Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard. Isaiah 58:8

The Hebrew for breakthrough is parats or perets, meaning to break out or through, to cut, a gap, or even outburst. Here is another verse.

So David went to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there; and he said, “The LORD has broken through my enemies before me, like a breakthrough of water.” Therefore he called the name of that place Baal Perazim. 2 Samuel 5:20 NKJV

The One who breaks open the way will go up before them; they will break through the gate and go out. Their King will pass through before them, the LORD at their head. Micah 2:13

I think it is time for a breakthrough, and that may be Jesus coming in His glory, but in the meantime, expect good things from God. There has been lots of spiritual warfare going on, so let’s bind all these spirits, especially rebellion and witchcraft, many don’t realize the connection that they are mentioned as being the same. Pray for those who need to to return to His love and those who don’t know Him to see it in others. And take daily communion as you plead the blood and wait for a breakthrough.

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