Dailies On The Vine

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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Love Is Not Passive

Walking in Love does not equate passivity! Love is an action verb and requires discipline and rebuke on occasions. (Hebrews 12:6, 2 Timothy 3:16). Love is fiery just as much as it can be peaceful. Song of Solomon describes love as passionate, jealous, and stronger than the grave. (S of S 8:6). Love motivates and it protects. Walk in the Spirit and let His pure love lead you, it may look different than you think.

I had to be put in hiding for a time as a child, and it was my father and family’s love that took action. It may have looked unloving to some at the time, even to ‘governmentmal authority’ but it was for my protection, and I thank the Lord my father was not passive! Let us by God’s conviction and grace be done with passive Christianity.

John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives”, do not confuse or mix the world’s peace with God’s peace, for they are very different.

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UNDIGNIFIED

For the last couple of weeks David’s words “I’ll become even more undignified than this” have been replaying in my heart. I have been heralding for almost a year now of the censorship, shadowbanning, etc. on social platforms. Now… I would think most of you would believe me at this point. 😉

However, that’s not my point! It did bother me at first – loss of engagement, suppression of my voice as it seemed I was randomly chosen to oppress. Strong words, but that’s the reality. But then I noticed it was happening other places too, and now I am grateful. Yes, grateful. Perhaps it was meant to be this way so I may continue in my growth process of dying to myself and systems.

We all experience warfare manifested in different ways. For me last year’s warfare was mainly coming against my gifting through suppression of my voice and other similar challenges not limited to FB. One thing we can all agree on, systems are changing. As I continue to let go of the old, I am freer than ever because man’s opinions do not have a hold on me (and I am ever trying to yield and let go).

I like the fire. I always have… and somehow by God’s grace the suppression has only made me more abandoned to truth. It’s heated… but in the most delightful way. As the fire purifies, forges, and strengthens; I will unapologetically become even more undignified than this…

You must celebrate the presence when He comes. If you do not revere, worship, and honor Him how will anyone know you belong to Him? Love and light do not hide. Some may mock you for expressing yourself before the Lord ‘with all your might’, some may despise you for speaking truth, for obeying the Spirit. Some may laugh at you for loving the Lord your God with all of your heart. But this is the word of the Lord, He will not be mocked – read the passage below and be encouraged.

“Now King David was told, “The Lord has blessed the household of Obed-Edom and everything he has, because of the ark of God.” So David went to bring up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with rejoicing. When those who were carrying the ark of the Lord had taken six steps, he sacrificed a bull and a fattened calf. Wearing a linen ephod, David was dancing before the Lord with all his might, while he and all Israel were bringing up the ark of the Lord with shouts and the sound of trumpets. As the ark of the Lord was entering the City of David, Michal daughter of Saul watched from a window. And when she saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, she despised him in her heart. They brought the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it, and David sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before the Lord. After he had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the Lord Almighty. Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins to each person in the whole crowd of Israelites, both men and women. And all the people went to their homes. When David returned home to bless his household, Michal daughter of Saul came out to meet him and said, “How the king of Israel has distinguished himself today, going around half-naked in full view of the slave girls of his servants as any vulgar fellow would!” David said to Michal, “It was before the Lord, who chose me rather than your father or anyone from his house when he appointed me ruler over the Lord’s people Israel—I will celebrate before the Lord. I will become even more undignified than this, and I will be humiliated in my own eyes. But by these slave girls you spoke of, I will be held in honor.” And Michal daughter of Saul had no children to the day of her death.”
‭‭2 Samuel‬ ‭6:12-23‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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Psalm 20 In your day of danger may the Lord answer and deliver you.

On January 10th I heard a warning in the Spirit, “everyone will remember where they were, like 9.11”. I had been receiving many warnings for some time at this point, but this made me almost stop in my tracks. I was walking through Target (ironically), and could not wait to leave! As I’ve shared before, often we receive warnings to divert a plan of attack, pray for mercy, etc. My hearts intention is not to scare you, but rather prepare you. Today in a very Holy and solemn moment I received Psalm 20, which is actually very encouraging and in the passion version titled, “a song of trust … for the end times”. When I read verse 4, I knew I was meant to make public the warning. “May God give you every desire of your heart and carry out your every plan as you go to battle.” Psalms‬ ‭20:4‬ ‭TPT‬‬

The great spiritual battle before us is really only beginning, and I do pray and believe for protection for our nation. Wether we see war intensified in only the spirit or in the natural as well, I will reiterate as I have over the last several months:
1) intimacy is your great weapon
2) marry the presence of God (Psalm 91 ‘He who dwells in the secret place of the most High shall remain stable’ ~ dwells is defined in Strong’s; sit, remain, dwell + married, marrying.)
3) do not fear, the Lord is coming as a dread warrior
4) call on the Name of the Lord and you will be saved

I go into detail on those points in a prophetic word I released Sept 1 https://ablazeglobalproductions.com/2020/09/01/wait-now-im-coming/

“In your day of danger may the Lord answer and deliver you. May the name of the God of Jacob set you safely on high! May supernatural help be sent from his sanctuary. May he support you from Zion’s fortress! May he remember every gift you have given him and celebrate every sacrifice of love you have shown him. Pause in his presence May God give you every desire of your heart and carry out your every plan as you go to battle. When you succeed, we will celebrate and shout for joy. Flags will fly when victory is yours! Yes, God will answer your prayers and we will praise him! I know God gives me all that I ask for and brings victory to his anointed king. My deliverance cry will be heard in his holy heaven. By his mighty hand miracles will manifest through his saving strength. Some find their strength in their weapons and wisdom, but my miracle deliverance can never be won by men. Our boast is in the Lord our God, who makes us strong and gives us victory! Our enemies will not prevail; they will only collapse and perish in defeat while we will rise up, full of courage. Give victory to our king, O God! The day we call on you, give us your answer!”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭20 TPT‬‬

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Sustained on The Word of God

There is temptation, there is trial, and there is testing ravaging in this hour – but when you know the Word of the Lord, it will be become your sustainability. If you continue to stand against your adversary with the Word of God, His very Words will sustain and keep you. You will come from the trial purified and ready to work His miracles; not by the temptation of the enemy but by the Spirit of the Lord. You can not work the miracle that needs to transpire in your own strength. Completely yield to the Spirit of the Lord – for it is not by might, not by power, but by His Spirit His divine will can be accomplished. (Zechariah 4:6).

Resist the temptation to perform under works and yield to His Spirit, for yielding to performance and your flesh will profit nothing! When Jesus was tempted in the desert, He was tempted by Satan to take stones and create them into bread. Satan knew Jesus’ miraculous power. Bread is symbolic of provision. There are many demands in America for answers, for ‘words’, for a MIRACLE – but if we synch ourselves with Jesus’ example, we must endure the trial and Trust the Word of the Lord. The Word of the Lord will provide!

“And the tempter came and said to Him, If You are God’s Son, command these stones to be made [loaves of] bread. But He replied, It has been written, Man shall not live and be upheld and sustained by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God. [Deut. 8:3.]”
‭‭Matthew‬ ‭4:3-4‬ ‭AMPC‬‬

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Stand Firm

I was talking to the Lord yesterday and said, “I don’t know what to think”. All He said in return is “stand firm”.

Though we are all human I have been very disappointed in some of the spiritual leaders reactions to current world events over the last week. And particularly for America, it has made me sad to see so much division and witness prominent leaders quickly changing their stance causing doubt and insecurity to their flock.

One of the visions the Lord gave me for the new year was pertaining to unity within the body – a continued message from 2020 that I shared numerous times. Often times there must be the dividing lines to build upon the new foundation. This truly is a separation season of the wheat and the tares, for a new beginning.

Stand firm my friends. Trust the Lord. His Kingdom is built on principles of faith and trust of His word. “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Lovingkindness and truth go before You.” Psalm 89:14. Fear and doubt are the opposites of His covenant, they are the substance that pull you from Heavens Highest realm where you are rightfully seated to ‘rule & reign’ – and when given into, these reigning earthly realm principalities dismantle your authority and cause you to cower backwards.
Faith is the breath of God. Fear is the breath of Satan. If you feel like the wind has been knocked out of you, ponder this. We need air to breathe so align yourself with the voice of your Creator that you may have abundant life! When you submit to Him, like Adam He will breathe life, truth, peace, strength, healing, wisdom, and deliverance into your being. You become like Him through breathing His air, and your being will become transformed.
If Satan is the power of the air (Ephesians 6) ; you need the higher air. You need the breath of Heaven!

Read Isaiah 7 if you are able. “If you will not believe and trust and rely [on God and on the words of God’s prophet instead of Assyria], surely you will not be established nor will you remain.”
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭7:9‬ ‭AMPC‬‬
“If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all.” Isaiah 7:9 NIV

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