Saturday, February 28, 2009


This is probably my favorite picture of all time. A painting done by Ron DiCianni
entitled "Victory".

VALOR: Strength of mind in regard to danger; that quality which enables a man or woman to encounter danger with firmness, personal bravery, courage, prowess, intrepidity. Brave stout-hearted, heroic, vigorous in body, strong, powerful in danger.

Psalm 108:13 tells us:
Through God we will do valiantly, For it is He who shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 60:12 says:
Through God we will do valiantly, For it is He who shall tread down our enemies.

Psalm 118:15 says:
The voice of rejoicing and salvation Is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Through YOU, Lord, ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE. What is impossible for man is POSSIBLE for YOU God. We really SHALL do VALIANTLY, through YOU, by the power of YOUR might. Thank YOU, Father, that we are made OVERCOMERS by the Blood of Jesus and through the Word of our testimony, agreeing with YOU. Thank You for HELPING US to make a difference in our lives and those around us, in Jesus' Name.

Monday, February 23, 2009

He Brought Me To It...And He'll Take Me Through It!

I attended a Ladies Prophetic Conference this weekend, one that I attend twice a year, what a powerfully encouraging time it was for everyone that was there. The title of this post was mentioned a couple of times, and I've been munching on it.

We know that there's nothing in our lives that happens without God's knowledge, or even His permission. He's got a watchful eye on everyone of us. He knew us before the foundation of the Earth. He knew us before we were in the "seed" we came from. Before ANYTHING touches our lives, He knew about it before He ever said "Light Be!".
He knew everything that the enemy would challenge us on before light dawned on this planet......and what provision that He would be making for us to come OUT OF them as OVERCOMERS.

One of the things He said to us was:
My Lovely Daughters! My Lovely Daughters!
The most beautiful thing I can hear from you are words of surrender....YES! YES! YES!
You just come into my bosom and let me sweep you away into victory.

What an invite, huh? LOL That's even better than Calgon taking any of us "away"!
I don't know, maybe that commercial was before your time, but I'm remembering it. :)

Whatever giant is standing in front of us.
Whatever mountain is staring us in our face.
Whatever lies from hell are being whispered into our ear.
Whatever accusations are blasting towards us.
Whatever seemingly "insurmountable" problem we are facing.
Whatever threat is steaming out of hell to us.
Whatever way the enemy is opposing any of us...all we have to do is to take our stand in God's Word against the devil, bind it up, cast it/them away, Plead the Blood of Jesus, RUN into Fathers arms, in His Secret Place, REMAIN there and let HIM take us THROUGH it.

There was something that God spoke to my heart quite some time ago that I'm going to share here....I think "again".


The word for today is THROUGH.
What you are going THROUGH. is not yours.
You are not stuck WITH it.
You are not stuck IN it.
You are GOING THROUGH.!!!!

While you are listening to all the whispers from hell, all those most convincing arguments to condemn you and lie to you...I want you to remember that YOU ARE GOING THROUGH.!!!

Even in Psalm 91 - we're told that while we are dwelling in the secret place of the Most High.....
A thousand may fall at our side and 10,000 at our right side it will not come near you.

No "actual evil will befall you"....BECAUSE YOU ARE GOING THROUGH..

Your eyes are not upon where your feet are.
Your eyes are up while you are on the wings of can look down knowing that just as you go THROUGH. a corridor and out the other side, you are GOING THROUGH. this and out the other side.

The tools of hell that would discourage you, wear at you, and bring you no hope - they lie, that's all they know how to do.


There is nothing in our lives that prevents us from being Overcomers.
We WILL mount up on wings as eagles.
We WILL speak those things that are not as though they are.
We WILL not only let God take us THROUGH whatever the enemy is trying to trip us up on, but we will run into His bosom and allow Him to sweep us away into VICTORY.

Revelation 12:11 tells us:
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death.

Father, thank You for HELPING US to be the overcomers that you made us to be.
Thank You for TAKING US THROUGH every obsticle in our lives.
Thank You for Your Divine Protection, Divine Intervention, Divine Appointments all the days of our lives. Thank You for HELPING US to keep suited in our armor, keep Your Word in our mouths, and to always pray, because the effectual prayer of the righteous avails much. In Jesus' Name.

Monday, February 16, 2009


Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death. It's a mouthful, huh? :)

Hebrews 3:12-14 tells us:
12 Beware, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God;
13 but exhort one another daily, while it is called "Today," lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
14 For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end

One way we keep feeding our faith is to remain faithful to the House of God.
Hebrews 10:23, 24, 25 tells us:
23 Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.
24 And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works,
25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.

The Greek word for assembling is:
episunagoge (ep-ee-soon-ag-o-gay')
A complete collection, a meeting for worship, assembling or gathering together.
To collect upon the same place together.

It interests me to be seeing churches closing their doors for Sunday evening and/or Wednesday evening worship/study. It's often under the guise of "family time". Many are busy pursing their own plans in their lives, so much so that Sunday a.m. is plenty for them, because they live such "busy" lives. It seems to be a landmark that speaks of those that do not make use of Matthew 6:33, because of the pressures in life and goals they've set for themselves, and the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye and the pride of life. Too much to do and too little time to do it in.

With our lives so crowded with things that put pressure on our time, it will not avail ourselve to: Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering
With the bustle of our lives that would crowd out communion with the Lord, and assembling ourselves together.....
The promises of God will become a distant memory.
Healing will become a distant memory.
Deliverance will become a distant memory.
Walking in holiness will become a distant memory.
Walking in the sweetness of fellowship with the Lord, will become a distant memory.
The voice of the Lord will become a distant memory.....
Because the voice of everything around us will begin to take first place in our lives.


This is not to be taking place of our own time with the Lord each day...but it will stir us into love, good works, obedience to the Word of God, and help to remind us that we're not the "big dog" in our lives. Jesus is not only to be our Savior, He's to be our Lord.

Each member of the Body of Christ has gifts and callings in their lives, and they are suppose to fit jointly together to those around them...being the Lords hand extended to one another. We will not receive those benefits if we are not "assembling" together.

God's Word warns us that there will be a great falling away in the end times, "apostasy". None of us are immune to such a thing. We're told repetedly to GUARD OUR HEARTS, to stand fast, to hold fast to what we have, that no one may take our crown, not to draw back, to continue in the faith. He's even gone so far as to say in:
Hebrews 3:6
Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end.

I Corinthians 15:2
1 Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand,
2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you--unless you believed in vain.

Galatians 6:9
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.

Colossians 1:23
if indeed you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Mark 13:13
And you will be hated by all for My name's sake. But he who endures to the end shall be saved.

....and many many more Scriptures speak of the same.

I've always thought it interesting that the Lord equates us with "sheep" in His Word. LOL Sheep are really DUMB animals. We need to understand our own fraility and inability outside of God.

I've decided to FOLLOW THE LORD, I CHOOSE to be faithful, this is something that we can and should ALL DO. Am not speaking from a holier than thou attitude, but I'm saying that it's a CHOICE to remain faithful to ALL that the Lord KNOWS will keep us strong in our faith and in our walk with Him.

I want to encourage us all to STAY IN THE HOUSE!!!!

Father, I ask You to HELP US!!!! Help us to remain faithful to that which You KNOW will keep us strong in our faith, and with our walk with You. Help us to PUT YOU FIRST in our lives. In Jesus' Name.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

We Believe and Therefore We Speak.

II Corinthians 4:13 tells us:
And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, "I believed and therefore I spoke," we also believe and therefore speak

What are we suppose to be speaking? God's Word. We believe it in our heart and speak it with our mouths.

The ONLY way to win any battle is to stand.
Ephesians 6:13 says
13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to STAND.
14 Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
above all, taking hte shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the firey darts of the wicked one.
16 and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

What are we STANDING on?

II Corinthians 1:24
....for by faith you stand.

Faith in what?

Faith in God's Word.

"Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God." Romans 10:17

The only way we are going to win a battle is to stand....on God's Word. If we stand on God's Word, we'll also be drawn into it, and not be captured away off of it to destroy our FAITH, and lose the battle. Our faith is built on the Word and the Word continues to encourages us to be strong and of good courage.

Knowing makes it easier to:
II Corinthians 4:13 tells us:
And since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, "I believed and therefore I spoke," we also believe and therefore speak

Thank You Father, that YOU HELP US to STAND on Your Word, in the face of anything that would come our way, in Jesus' Name.

Friday, February 6, 2009

The Assurance of GOD WITH us.

In Matthew 22:15 we're told:
Then the Pharisees went and plotted how they might entangle Him in His talk.

Exodus 13:3 says:
For Pharaoh will say of the children of Israel, 'They are bewildered (or entangeled) by the land; the wilderness has closed them in.'

Psalm 71:11 - tells us what our enemy would say about US....
Saying, "God has forsaken him; Pursue and take him, for there is none to deliver him."

The enemy of our lives would have us to believe that we are enclosed on every side, that we do not have a Deliverer and that God has forsaken us. The devil is a liar, and the father of them. That's all he knows how to do.

We ahve a GREAT and MIGHTY God that has told us that HE'S our DELIVERER, HE'S our REDEEMER. He can bring us out of - and help us to avoid any trap laid by hell.
He KNOWS the cry of our hearts - He has made provision for us in every situation in our lives for all our lives through the finished work of Jesus.

The Lords hand is not short, nor is his ear deaf. He's just waiting for us to cry out to Him. Every day of our lives...but particularly when the enemy attempts to hem us in.

I thank YOU Father, that You HELP US. Help us to look to You, the author and finisher of our faith. Help us to come boldly before the throne of Grace and make petitions before YOU. Thank You that your ear is not deaf NOR is your arm short. You know what we need even before the words leave our lips, and we WILL allow those words to be spoken to You in the Faith we have in Your Word. I praise YOU, Most High, and continue to abide in Your Secret Place and Abide under Your shadow. I AM led by Your Spirit, in Jesus' Name.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

This is the Way walk ye in it.

Isaiah 30:21 tells us:
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.

Isaiah also said in 58:11
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Psalms 143:8 says:
8 Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
9 Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.
10 Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

I thank God that He is trustworthy, when we listen to His Spirit, and are lead by Him, we will never lose our way.

Jeremiah tells us in 7:24
Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but followed the counsels and the dictates of their evil hearts, and went backward and not forward.

None of us wish to go "backwards" in our lives. I decree that we will follow the counsels of the Spirit of God and be LED BY HIM.

Remember in Romans 8:14 where we're told:
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

This passage has always spoken LOUDLY to me and it's been BIG in my own spirit. I want to been known by God as ONE OF HIS.

Father, HELP US to hear and listen to Your voice, HELP US to follow Your leading, HELP US to NOT be led by the dictates of our own hearts. LEAD us FORWARD into the land of uprightness all the days of our lives, in the Name of Jesus.