You Have A Big Mouth

When the dental hygienist said this to me the other week, I’d heard it before.  She meant for a small person, I have normal size teeth and amazingly still retain all but one.

Several years ago, a friend ‘saw’ my mouth in a vision, much larger, opening and closing.  She said laughing, “you’re going to speak for the Lord.”

“For when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, since I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!” 1 Corinthians 9:16 (NIV).

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
Be acceptable in Your sight,
O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 (NKJV).

“If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.” 1 Peter 4:11 (KJV).

 

Eggs, Easy Over

The one yoke was close to the edge of the frying pan, I wondered how it could be flipped over without breaking.  Well, the yoke didn’t break, instead it was totally exposed and the white part folded gently under it like clouds framing a golden sun.

“Kiss His Son, or He will be angry and your way will lead to your destruction, for His wrath can flare up in a moment. Blessed are all who take refuge in Him.” Psalm 2:12 (KJV).

And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring;” says Jesus in Luke 21:25 (NKJV).

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You, Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob are the one true God.  Everything flows from Your hand.  You are awesome and holy.  We adore You, the living God.  Your word is true and powerful.

Before and After

Room renovation: do you take before & after pictures?

What about before & after the transformation of accepting Jesus Christ as your Savior? What’s changed in you?

“You are all sons of light and sons of the day.  We are not of the night nor of darkness.” Paul charges in 1 Thessalonians 5:5.

“Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.” Isaiah 60:1-3 (KJV).

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Now That We’ve Seen Your Miracles

Now that we’ve seen Your hand on our little lives, Lord God, there’s no going back. Thank You dear Jesus, for healing my husband’s olfactory senses.  Praise God!! Physically, the nose detects danger as well as delicious foods.  Spiritually the nose stands for discernment.  Hallelujah! You Lord, are glorified!!

In John 15:22, Jesus says they have no excuse for their sin, since seeing His miraculous works.

Now that we’ve proclaimed the Lord’s truth, we stand by Him & His word.

Romans 1:

Vs. 16: “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.”

Vs. 21: “because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.”

 

Grace – Immediately

At the speed of light, after I let someone in in morning traffic, He blesses me.  It seems God wants to know your motivation. It’s like I didn’t need to arbitrarily sacrificially let everyone in for a year, immediately I felt His joy, after one time.

I also get joy through praying for those others on the road and wonder what must they think, when even in rushhour traffic on Friday afternoon someone slows down, puts on their blinkers and lets them in. Lol.

Overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21.

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Sunday Worship

The Lord had been speaking to me to request Sundays off work so that I can worship God with my new husband.  It began as a desire and I tossed it around with others saying it’s not just me that matters and I want to be there for him.

Then last week, the Lord prompted me to really call the Manager. I felt tense and reluctant, bracing for their pushback.  Finally, close to the end of the day I called, the Holy Spirit facilitating my tactful request.  The answer was acquiesced kindly.

Isaiah 54:17 (NKJV):

“No weapon formed against you shall prosper,
And every tongue which rises against you in judgment
You shall condemn.
This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord,
And their righteousness is from Me,”
Says the Lord”

God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” says Jesus in John 4:24 (NKJV).

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Peter Learned To Read & Spell

Nursery rhyme goes:

Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater

Had a wife and couldn’t keep her

Peter learned to read & spell, then he kept her very well.

The more my new husband loves me the way our loving Father does, the better loved I feel!

The more our Christian friends pray for us, the more loved we are.

1 Thessalonians 4:17, “Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.”

2 Thessalonians 2:15-17, “Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.  Now our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.”

1 Peter 2:17, “Honour all men, Love the brotherhood.  Fear God.  Honour the king.”

Glorify My Name

Jesus said:

I have glorified You on the earth.  I have finished the work which You have given Me to do.” to our Father in John 17:4 (NKJV).

By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, so you will be My disciples,” to His disciples in John 15:8.

I heard this in my spirit the other day.  It’s easy to worship the Lord when we believe in Him and know He is always good and honest, He is for us.

We need to get on our faces before the Lord and repent of our double mindedness and lax attitudes toward Your word and for agreeing with the world about events, reading the horoscope, joking about marital sex, hoarding addictions and praising the dark arts and occult. 

We have offended You only, Lord.  Dear Lord, raise up the men to be prayer warriors, leaders, fathers, husbands, teachers, and the men and women to be after God’s own heart. Light the fire! Praise You only Lord God!

“You be holy for God is holy” 1 Peter 1:16.

Recently, we heard a powerful prophecy given by David Ruis, where God says, “Give Me Glory!!!!!” 

 

Test ME

A woman in the bookstore line related how she’d fallen earlier, right in front of the Ministry Team who prayed for her.  Looking for a bright spot, I said, “Well, God says, ‘Test Me’ (Malachi 3:10)”.  A young man nearby nodded in agreement.

Later in the conference, the Pastor quoted “Test ME,” too.

More of Your word, Lord, please. You are faithful, we are wrong when we lose faith in You.  You, Lord, are always right and good, if we are patient, we’ll see it.  In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

“Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouses, that there may be meat in Mine house, and prove Me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.”

Malachi 3:10 (KJV).

 

Called To Be Saints

“To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you & peace from God our Father & the Lord Jesus Christ.”  Romans 1:7 (NKJV).

For a friend I found Bible verses which said that us ordinary believers in Christ are “saints”, it surprised me there were so many.  Our former Wednesday night worship leader called us saints many moons ago.

Romans 8:27, “Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.”

1 Corinthians:

1:2, “To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:”

14:33, “For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.”

2 Corinthians 1:1, “Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in all Achaia:”

Ephesians:

1:1, “Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:”

2:19, “Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,”

3:17-19, “that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height—to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”

5:3, “But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints;”

6:18, “praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints— and for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel,”

Philippians 1:1, “Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:”

Colossians 1:25-26, “of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God which was given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God, the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints.”

Jude 3,  “Beloved, while I was very diligent to write to you concerning our common salvation, I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.”