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Building In The New Era

As we are rebuilding in the new era it is important to note that the new blueprints do not change from the church of Acts in that the foundation is laid by the Apostles and Prophets, and most importantly Jesus Himself the Chief Cornerstone.

The reconnected heart to the Bridegroom will be the marking flame that distinguishes the old plans from the new. “Marriage is the beautiful design of the Almighty, a great and sacred mystery—meant to be a vivid example of Christ and his church.” Ephesians 5:32 TPT

“You are rising like the perfectly fitted stones of the temple; and your lives have been built up together upon the foundation laid by the apostles and prophets, and best of all, you are connected to the Head Cornerstone of the building, the Anointed One, Jesus Christ himself! This entire building is under construction and is continually growing under his supervision until it rises up completed as the holy temple of the Lord himself.” Ephesians 2:20-21 TPT

His dwelling place is for the married ones – we are building a permanent home for marriage (and family) through union with Him. “This means that God is transforming each one of you into the Holy of Holies, his dwelling place, through the power of the Holy Spirit living in you!” Ephesians 2:22 TPT

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TO SURRENDER IS TO GAIN

What was your first job? You may have not enjoyed it, but I’m sure you remember it’s value to you. I swept the floors along with other janitorial duties at one of my grandfathers Dry Cleaners during my school breaks when I was 11 yrs old and was paid $4.25 an hour. Even a Cleaners needs to be cleaned.

The pay was minimum wage and family was not shown favoritism monetarily. I worked for the business through college, and over the years as I matured my tasks changed and with it pay increases.

In the same way, the Lord is cleansing His Church, and developing His family. He is strengthening and maturing Her so that she can handle more responsibilities. The pay increases can be compared to mature fruit. My last position was helping in the office in accounting. Our last position before the return of Christ we will give an account for the fruit we have developed.

This is a season of divine growth and maturing in the Body if you will yield to it. Some may outgrow you though only because of their surrender. If you want more pay in the Spirit, count the cost and do the work. I guarantee you the Lord will increase whatever you surrender to Him.

“But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you is divine love in all its varied expressions: joy that overflows, peace that subdues, patience that endures, kindness in action, a life full of virtue, faith that prevails, gentleness of heart, and strength of spirit. Never set the law above these qualities, for they are meant to be limitless. Keep in mind that we who belong to Jesus Christ have already experienced crucifixion. For everything connected with our self-life was put to death on the cross and crucified with Messiah.” ‭‭Galatians‬ ‭5:22-24‬ ‭TPT‬‬

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Clarity of Mind

Atmospheres are shifting! Do you perceive it? For many of you there has been great warfare over your mind, and though the fog has not totally dissipated, there is a breaking through. Clarity is returning to your mind and heart, which you will experience in increasing measures throughout this week.

You’re going to have your mind back, your thoughts clear, and the vision plain.

Confusion loose you today in Jesus Name!

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The Holy Spirit is bringing a greater level of conviction right now. There is a divine invitation to come up higher, and as you look away from the subtle hindrances and set your gaze ahead you will see the Lord’s hand reaching for yours. He is drawing your heart and affection upward and helping your footsteps reach the next step, trust His leadership. 🕊

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PRESSED

How will we know if there is nothing missing and nothing lacking in our lives? What is the measuring line? When our faith is tested by EXPERIENCE.

Over the last nine days I’ve had three major blows and though they are different situations, all deal with the same effect on my heart. There is a “theme” to which I am to overcome. The positive is what would have once taken me out in a depressed stupor for days, has not effected me like times past. Now how would I know this unless I had EXPERIENCED these trials? I would not have the measurement of growth otherwise. It doesn’t mean I have the answers, understanding, and certainly doesn’t mean that I didn’t cry. 😉 But I do have joy because I chose to literally press myself into Jesus during this time and yield to more refining.

I know we are all in progress toward becoming the perfected work of ‘nothing missing and nothing lacking’, so I want to encourage you to trust the Holy Spirit in whatever that situation is you’re in the middle of. Maybe He’s trying to show you that you have grown too. We often default to seeing the problem or how we feel, but instead of focusing on the pain look for the positive and allow the Lord to release that supernatural joy in you! When you are being pressed, PRESS yourself into HIM. For in the pressing, you receive the oil of His presence, and the more we have of Him the more complete we become.

“My fellow believers, when it seems as though you are facing nothing but difficulties, see it as an invaluable opportunity to experience the greatest joy that you can! For you know that when your faith is tested it stirs up in you the power of endurance. And then as your endurance grows even stronger, it will release perfection into every part of your being until there is nothing missing and nothing lacking.”
‭‭James 1:2-4‬ ‭TPT‬‬

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THE CROSSROADS OF ALLEGIANCE

It was the 7th grade, I can remember standing at my blue locker literally feeling a tug on my heart, the conviction of the Spirit asking me to choose God or the acceptance of my friends who were slowly veering into rebellion. I didn’t always make the best choices, but the Lord loved me so much He allowed me to be humiliated to put me on the right path close beside Him again. Early in the 10th grade I had to change schools and though painful, it was the course correction I needed. My friends who helped get me in trouble that year made fun of me for preaching in High School two years later. At this time I was firm in my faith again, leading Bible studies at lunch, a youth group leader and headed to Bible College. I’ll never forget how deep it cut as they laughed at the photo on my graduation poster of me speaking with a Bible in hand in a High School chapel. It wasn’t just me they were laughing at – it was Jesus. My best friend. My Savior. Their friendship could never save me, it never comforted me like He did. They left and He stayed.

They didn’t take me to Heaven as a young girl, they didn’t bring me out of my body to encounter Jesus in heavenly places, they didn’t save my physical life from death many times, they weren’t there when I was abandoned, they weren’t protecting me when demonic entities were coming for me through spirits and people. They didn’t answer my prayer as a 13 year old when I asked God for a hug and I went to the alter in church because I was tormented with thoughts of suicide and felt an actual supernatural hug around my heart. (and those were just the teen years). Honestly, what are we expecting to get from others?

I’m thankful for the narrow way, and even the tight leash that has always seemed to grip me because though it can be lonely, I am foreverbnear my greatest treasure. Some have never outgrown peer pressure. But with Jesus, you always belong. I pray my heart will be brave to choose always anointing over popularity.

This is a season of maturity. Don’t miss out on what the Lord wants to do in and through you because you need approval. Who else can compare to our Creator? Who else can fulfill your hearts longing more than Him? There is no other. What can these people do for you? Let your heart mature in this season, crowds and numbers don’t always mean success – and I’m speaking to the minister of 30 years as much as the tween addicted to likes on her phone. And while in your head you’ll agree with me, your heart may still be struggling on the narrow road. Friend, this is the time to store up treasures in Heaven. Popularity is fleeting and temporary. Charisma is not anointing. Anointing comes from being in the presence of The Anointed One. Choose wisely as days coming ahead will prove your allegiance.

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Guarding The New Season

Yesterday morning when I woke up I heard “season of divine romance”. It is also a subject I have been writing about prophetically for a over a year.

A few points to remember right now in the changing of seasons – 1) all that is opposite of what God speaks to you will try to manifest against you 2) any public movement will be a manifestation of what is meditated on in private 3) popularity is work to be sustained while anointing is like a fragrance that can not be contained.

Choose Him over every distraction, romance needs to be guarded. You can buy popularity but you can not buy the anointing. Anoint is defined as to smear or rub with oil or perfume. This is a season of divine revelation, and more specifically ‘Bridal Revelation’. In the midst of hearts awaking and coming to life again, it is crucial to guard all that would hinder and distract us from His love. As you live from the secret place, when the time comes you will not be drawn in and tempted by movements of popularity but rather let the oil on you from His presence draw others to the very heart of God that they too would encounter His fragrance and yield themselves to devotion. True transformation always begins in the heart; here we either yield to popularity or anointing, and model the counterfeit or original.

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APOSTOLIC BOLDNESS 🕊🔥

As you many of you may know I have been writing & speaking about boldness and power for awhile now. Today I discovered something new in the word boldness in the book of Acts that can mean “freedom of speech”. I love word studies, they are so illuminating and help reveal Scriptures deep inner meaning! I believe this is very timely and what the Lord desires for all His followers. Ironically, I have been praying some new ‘dangerous’ prayers; ‘Lord make me like an original apostle, help me to understand You like they understood and knew You…’ I pray this passage below encourages and empowers you today!

“So now, Lord, listen to their threats to harm us. Empower us, as your servants, to speak the word of God freely and courageously. Stretch out your hand of power through us to heal, and to move in signs and wonders by the name of your holy Son, Jesus!” As they prayed the earth shook beneath them, causing the building they were in to tremble. Each one of them was filled with the Holy Spirit, and they proclaimed the word of God with unrestrained boldness.” ‭‭Acts‬ ‭4:29-31‬ ‭TPT‬‬

Brian Simmons writes in the footnote for the word boldness – t 4:31b “The Greek word is parresia. This involves more than confidence; it was a free-flowing, unrestrained boldness. It can also mean “freedom of speech.” Parresia carries nuances that are not easily brought over into English. The person who speaks with parresia will say everything that is on his mind with no restraint, flowing out of his heart with confidence. It involves being frank and honest, hiding nothing and speaking directly to the heart. Most often it is a word used for public speaking. It refers to speech that is not tailored to make everyone happy but to speak the truth, in spite of what that may cost. It is the courage to speak truth into the ears of others. This was reserved for only the highest rank of Greek citizens, not people of other lands or slaves. The right to speak freely was an essential aspect of Athenian democracy. Although it is sometimes associated with negative speech, in this context parresia refers to an unrestrained boldness. There was a Greek idiom that said essentially, “If you tell me the truth no matter what that truth turns out to be, I will not punish you.” This was known as the Parresiastic Contract. See M. Foucault, “Discourse and Truth: The Problematization of Parresia,” six lectures given at the University of California at Berkeley, 1983, ed. by Joseph Pearson in 1985. Parresia is found also in Mark 8:32; John 7:4, 13, 26; 10:24; 11:14, 54; 2 Cor. 3:12; 7:4; Eph. 3:12; 6:19; Phil. 1:20; and numerous other places.”

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Where Is The Power?

The Lord said to me yesterday many do not walk in the Spirit’s power because they refuse to walk through times of testing.

The Gospel has never been weak – but the Church and it’s Body are weak when we do not allow the perfect power-filled Word to test us. We do not have endurance because our faith hasn’t been tested. (James 1:2-4). We settle for comfort, and complain God has not “done” for us. The fruit is immaturity that tastes not the sweetness of the Vine.

Maturity is not how much you “know”, maturity is how much you yield. Mature sons and daughters yield to the leading of testing and pruning. The Holy Spirt led Jesus into the wilderness to be tested and 40 days later He came out “armed with the Holy Spirit’s power”. Where is the power? It will be given to you to the degree that you yield to the Holy Spirit.

“From the moment of his baptism, Jesus overflowed with the Holy Spirit. He was taken by the Spirit from the Jordan into the wilderness of Judea to experience for forty days the ordeal of testing by the accuser. He ate no food during this time and ended his forty-day fast very hungry.” Luke‬ ‭4:1-2‬ ‭TPT‬‬
40 Days later ….
“Then Jesus, armed with the Holy Spirit’s power, returned to Galilee, and his fame spread throughout the region.” Luke‬ ‭4:14‬ ‭TPT‬‬

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