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You are not alone.

You are not alone.   Do you know who else found themselves in daunting circumstances?
Noah, in the ark, as the entire world was engulfed by the great flood…
David, standing before the menacing Goliath, with the fate of Israel on his shoulders…
Moses and the children of Israel, trapped between the Red Sea before them and the Egyptian army hot on their heels…
Maybe in some ways, you feel just like them.
But Hebrews 11 tells us the secret of how these great biblical heroes overcame their challenges and led victorious lives…
IT WAS BY FAITH!                                        Joseph Prince

Romans 8:38-39

ROMANS 8:38-39      PASSION TRANSLATION 
 So now I live with the confidence that there is nothing in the universe with the power to separate us from God’s love. I’m convinced that his love will triumph over death, life’s troubles, fallen angels, or dark rulers in the heavens. There is nothing in our present or future circumstances that can weaken his love. There is no power above us or beneath us—no power that could ever be found in the universe that can distance us from God’s passionate love, which is lavished upon us through our Lord Jesus, the Anointed One!

The Power to Serve

The Power to Serve
‘And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost.’  Luke 1:41
Upon hearing the greeting of Mary, John the Baptist leaped for joy inside his mother’s womb (v. 44).  A six month old fetus experienced unbridled emotion, voluntarily leaped for joy and was actually filled with the Holy Spirit
It is no coincidence that the man who was called the greatest of all Old Testament prophets by Jesus, was the only man in the Bible to be filled with the Holy Ghost from his mother’s womb (Lk. 7:28).
The anointing of God that breaks every yoke is simply the manifest presence and working of the Holy Spirit (Isa. 10:27).  The Holy Spirit is the part of the Godhead that empowers us for service.
God is not asking us to live for Him.  He is asking us to let Him live through us (Gal. 2:20).  The Christian life is not a changed life but an exchanged life.  This can only be accomplished when the Holy Spirit is leading and empowering us.
Even Jesus didn’t begin His ministry until he was anointed with the Holy Spirit and He was the sinless son of God.  How much more do we need to depend on the power of the Holy Spirit in our daily lives?  Today, be conscious of the presence of the Holy Spirit in you and expect Him to supernaturally guide and empower you.  
 
If you ask, you will receive (Lk. 11:9-11).  
                                                              Andrew Wommack

Why Your Past Doesn’t Matter to God

Why Your Past Doesn’t Matter to God
One of the great truths revealed in the story of the Prodigal Son is that the gospel is not about our past but our present and future.  The happiest person at the party wasn’t the newly restored and forgiven son but his father.  The critical, fault finding brother missed the homecoming celebration because he was busy working for what the Prodigal was receiving and experiencing freely through his father’s unconditional love.
Legalism blinds and distorts the true nature and character of God.  It is only love that unveils the heart of God and can change the heart of the one who chooses to trust in God’s love personally.  Don’t miss out on what God has for you because of guilt and shame from your past.  Why remember what God has forgotten?
“For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more” (Hebrews 8:12).
“God does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities” (Psalm 103:10).
                                                              Ed Elliot

1st  Corinthians 13  (Christmas version)

1st  Corinthians 13  (Christmas version)
If I decorate my house perfectly with plaid bows, strands of twinkling lights and shiny balls, but do not show love to my family, I’m just another decorator.
 If I slave away in the kitchen, baking dozens of Christmas cookies, preparing gourmet meals and arranging a beautifully adorned table at mealtime, but do not show love to my family, I’m just another cook.
If I work at the soup kitchen, carol in the nursing home and give all that I have to charity, but do not show love to my family, it profits me nothing.
If I trim the spruce with shimmering angels and crocheted snowflakes, attend a myriad of holiday parties and sing in the choir’s cantata, but do not focus on those I love the most, I have missed the point.
In other words,
Love stops the cooking to hug a child.
Love sets aside the decorating to kiss the spouse.
Love is kind, though harried and tired.
Love doesn’t envy another’s home that has coordinated Christmas china and table linens.
Love doesn’t yell at the kids to get out of the way, but is thankful they are there to be in the way. 
Love doesn’t give only to those who are able to give in return but rejoices in giving to those who can’t.
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
Love never fails.
Video games will break, pearl necklaces will be lost, and golf clubs will rust.  
But the gift of love will endure.     (anonymous)

THE FATHER’S PLAN

THE FATHER’S PLAN
Luke 24:21  “But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel; and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.”
When the right time came, God sent forth His Son from Heaven in His pre-existent state, into the world.  He was born of a woman (virgin birth) and was made subject to the requirements of the law.  Jesus was sent at a specific time.  The entrance of Jesus into the physical realm was not a random thing occurring at a haphazard time.  There were developments that had to take place before Christ could come to earth and redeem man.  The Father sent His Son to the earth at the earliest possible time.  Anytime prior to the time Jesus was born of the virgin Mary, would have been premature.
His purpose for coming into the world was twofold.  First, He came to ‘redeem them that were under the law,’  He did this by perfectly keeping the law, fulfilling it, and paying its curse (Mt. 5:17, Gal. 3:13).  Thus, Christ delivered us from the entire system of the law.  The Greek word for redeem means ‘to buy OUT OF the slave market.’
Secondly, Christ gave us the status of sonship with all its privileges.  Not only were we redeemed from the bondage of the law, but we were redeemed unto sonship.  Many people stop short, only realizing what they were delivered from, not what they inherited.  Sure, we need to rejoice that we are redeemed, but we also need to move on, and realize the full benefits of our inheritance.
God created us for Himself but we sold ourselves into slavery to the devil.  God bought us back through the precious blood of Jesus Christ.  No amount of effort, human works, or man’s own righteousness could bring the divine favor that we needed.  It was the actual life of God (Lev. 17:11) that purchased our redemption.
                                                                           Andrew Wommack

Hebrews 1:1-6   The Message

  Hebrews 1:1-6   The Message
Going through a long line of prophets, God has been addressing our ancestors in different ways for centuries.  Recently he spoke to us directly through his Son.  By his Son, God created the world in the beginning, and it will all belong to the Son at the end.  This Son perfectly mirrors God, and is stamped with God’s nature.  He holds everything together by what he says–powerful words!  After he finished the sacrifice for sins, the Son took his honored place high in the heavens right alongside God, far higher than any angel in rank and rules.  Did God ever say to an angel, “You’re my Son; today I celebrate you” or “I’m his Father, he’s my Son”?  When presenting his honored Son to the world, he says, “All angels must worship him.”

PLACE IT IN HIS HANDS

  PLACE IT IN HIS HANDS
One of His disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, said to Him, “There is a lad here who has five barley loaves and two small fish, but what are they among so many?”  Then Jesus said, “Make the people sit down.”  Now there was much grass in the place.  So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.  And Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them to the disciples, and the disciples to those sitting down; and likewise of the fish, as much as they wanted.  So when they were filled, He said to His disciples, “Gather up the fragments that remain, so that nothing is lost.”  Therefore they gathered them up, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves which were left over by those who had eaten.   John 6:8-13
When Jesus saw the five loaves and two little fish,k unlike His disciples, He didn’t see the naturally impossible demand placed on Him–to feed 5,000 men (not including the women and children) with a boy’s small lunch.  He saw the supernatural supply in His Father’s kingdom.
The result?  Not only were the people fed till they were stuffed, there were also 12 baskets full of leftovers!
My friend, are you facing a situation of insufficiency today?  Perhaps you can’t find enough time to get your work done, as well as spend quality time with your family. Why not put your time in Jesus’ hands and, as with the five loaves and two little fish, allow Him to multiply it?  Jesus will give you the wisdom on how best to use your time.
Try it for yourself.  Bring your little to Jesus!  He will multiply whatever little you place in His hands with plenty left over!
                                                      Joseph Prince
My God shall supply all of your needs, according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.   Philippians 4:19

 If it troubles you, God wants to take care of it!

  If it troubles you, God wants to take care of it!
“The very hairs on your head are all numbered.  So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows.”                    Luke 12:7 NLT
Many Christians make the mistake of thinking that God is too busy taking care of the “big things”to be interested in the little problems thay are facing.
But God is not like that.  He is not just God Almighty, He is also your heavenly Father who loves you!  To God, whether it’s a new pimple on your face, a sore throat, or an aching back, no matter how trivial or commonplace it sounds, if it troubles you, He wants to take care of it!
If, as the Bible says, God bothers to keep track of how many hairs you have on your head, then there is no symptom, no discomfort, and no condition in your body that He doesn’t know of or care about.  His love for you is all-encompassing, personal, and in-depth.  There is nothing in your body or life too small that you can’t bring to Him and watch Him take care of !                                                                         Joseph Prince

THE POWER OF REDEEMING THOUGHTS

THE POWER OF REDEEMING THOUGHTS
“Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable.  Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.”  Philippians 4:8  NLT
What mental movies are you playing in our head today?  Are they thoughts of defeat and despair or thoughts of victory and favor?  Faith is simply saying what God says about you and seeing what God sees in you and your situation.
It takes a thought to heal a thought.  Unlike the world, which teaches you to empty your mind to achieve peace, God’s way is to fill your mind with fresh, powerful, and redeeming thoughts.
The apostle Paul tells us, “fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure,  and lovely, and admirable.  Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. (Phil. 4:8) NLT).
So it’s not just trying to blot out bad thoughts with your willpower,  It takes a thought to replace a thought.  It takes a right belief to replace a wrong belief.  You need God’s truth to replace the enemy’s lies that have kept you in bondage.
My friend, if a wrong, bad, or negative thought is lodged in your mind today and you can’t seem to shake it,  stop trying!  Perhaps you’re lying in a hospital bed and can’t help but think of the worst-case scenario.  You’re attempting to suppress it, but it’s not working.
Well, stop!  Stop trying to erase it from your mind.  That just won’t work.  What you need to do is replace that destructive thought with a thought that’s from God.  That’s the only way to deal with a wrong thought and begin the healing process.
Start to meditate on truths such as, “Surely Jesus has borne my sicknesses and carried my pains.  The chastisement for my wholeness fell upon Him, and by His stripes I am healed.  With long life He will satisfy me” (Isa. 53:4-5, Ps. 91:16).  Begin to play mental movies of yourself getting well, being discharged from the hospital, having fun with your kids, or going on a nice holiday!
                                                                        Joseph Prince

FAITHFULNESS

Welcome to the month of November
                             The 11th month of the year
Figure 11 signifies FAITHFULNESS. The good Lord will manifest His great faithfulness upon you and your household in this season to stun your adversaries in Jesus’ name, Amen!  The Lord Most High will grant you and your household an unprecedented manifestation of His supernatural show of His divine favour and power to prove your detractors wrong in all aspects in Jesus ’mighty name, Amen!
“He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it” (I Thess. 5:24). 
Faithful is He who is calling you to Himself and utterly trustworthy, and He will also do it and fulfill His call by hallowing and keeping you.
So let us seize and hold fast and retain without wavering the hope we cherish and confess and acknowledgment of it, for He Who promised is reliable, sure and faithful to His word.  Have faith in the Faithful God and it shall be well with you in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen!
                                                                     Dr. Daniel O.C.

Come as you are.  Leave as He is!

“Come as you are.  Leave as He is!”
One of the beautiful truths of the gospel is the unconditional acceptance God has for everyone.  Jesus revealed this about His Father, His actions and lifestyle, and in the many parables and stories He shared.  My personal favorite is the Prodigal Son.  His Father ran to embrace and kiss him before he said a word,  and even afterward, upon hearing the great, sinful lifestyle he lived, his father carried him home and threw a celebratory party for him.  The leper, who knew that the law of God forbade anyone to touch him, was touched by Jesus and healed.  The woman caught in adultery, who was about to be stoned, was set free by Jesus; He refused to condemn her.  Over and over again, we see these examples of a God whose heart is filled with mercy and compassion.  A God who loves us as we are, but He does not leave us as He found us.  His love transforms us into His image.  This is why I believe the gospel invitation is “Come as you are and leave as He is!”
“Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness on the day of judgment;  because as he is, so are we in this world” (I John 4:17).          Ed Elliot

 God is a Good Father!

 God is a Good Father!

“What man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?  Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?  If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!”  Matthew 7:9-11

How do we know that God is a good God and a good Father?   Jesus dealt with this question simply by asking another question:  “If earthly fathers, imperfect as they are, know how to give good gifts to their children, don’t you think that your loving Father who is in heaven will be even better?”’

My friend, if your child asks you for bread, would you give him a stone?  Certainly not.  You would give him the best bread you can find. How much more then, will your heavenly Father give good things to you when you ask Him! Beloved, know in your heart that God is a good Father to youl so if you need something today, just ask Him for it.  And as you ask Him, believe that you have received it from Him, and you will have it (Mark 11:24)!          

Unconditional Love and Healing

Unconditional Love and Healing
                                                         Joseph Prince
“Great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all.”       Matthew 12:15   
Look at today’s reading.  It didn’t matter who they were or what kind of past these people had.  As long as they sought Him for healing, Jesus healed them gladly and graciously.  He never asked them what they had done or not done, or if they had repented.  He never asked them to sign a pledge to follow Him and never told anyone that He would not heal them because they deserved to be sick.
Surely none of them were perfect in their thought life or behavior.  Surely there were some who came to Him without strong faith.  Yet, all this didn’t matter to Jesus.  All that mattered to Him was that they had been suffering and needed to be set free.
Beloved, see this compassionate Savior when you come to Him for healing.  He puts no demands and no conditions on you.  He simply wants to heal you and set you free. 

Jesus was God

Jesus was God
John 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
Jesus was not just a man sent from God. He was God.
This is the most important statement of the New Testament.  On this truth hangs all other truths.
If Jesus was only a man, then regardless of how good He was, His life could only provide a substitute for one other man. But since He was God, His life was worth more than every human life since creation.  Indeed, It was worth more than the sum total of the universe that He created.
Any compromise on this point will negate the work of Christ in our lives.  Jesus was God manifest in the flesh (I Tim. 3:16)!  Yet this Almighty God came to dwell in a human body.  He humbled Himself and took the form of a servant (Phil.2:7). 
Christ’s humanity truly made Him one of us.  He suffered the same temptations and pressures that we suffer (Heb. 4:15).  It was His divinity, however, that gave Him the power to save us to the max (Heb. 7:25).  We must never let His humanity blind us to the fact that Almighty God Himself became our friend (Jn. 15:13-15).  And we must never let His divinity blind us to the fact that He knows how we feel and cares for us.
 
Let the Holy Spirit give you a true revelation of the deity and humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ throughout the year.   Andrew Wommack

How to Drive Fear Out of Your Life Forever

 How to Drive Fear Out of Your Life Forever
Religion will tell you that you must fear God and later condemn you when you don’t have any faith.  The apostle Paul taught that faith “works” when people trust in the unconditional love God has for them (Galatians 5:6).  The apostle John explains that those who struggle with fear don’t yet know God’s perfect love for them (I John 4:18).  Fear and guild are repelled by the knowledge of God’s love.
“There is no fear in love but perfect love casteth out fear:  because fear hath torment.  He that feareth is not made perfect in love” (I John 4:18).
The key to living free from fear is simply to submit to the perfect love God has for you.  His perfect love will drive out and away any fear you have.    Ed Elliot

God Satisfies You with Long Life

God Satisfies You with Long Life
“With long life I will satisfy him, and show him My salvation.”    Psalm 91:16
God’s heart is never for you to die prematurely, nor to live a life that is miserable.  Psalm 91:16 says, “With long life I will satisfy him, and show him My salvation.”
This  means that God not only wants you to have a long life, but He also wants you to have a satisfying life that is full of His peace, provision, and joy!  In the verse, the word ‘salvation’ is the Hebrew word YESHUA, the name of Jesus. So God will satisfy you with a long life that is full of Jesus and His grace! 
Chronic illness, depression, or a short life is not, and will never be, part of God’s plan for you.  He wants you to experience a long, full life in which you walk in all the blessings of health, wholeness, and provision that He has given you through Jesus.
                                       Joseph Prince  

Seek first Jesus’ Righteousness 

Seek first Jesus’ Righteousness 
Therefore do not worry, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?”  For after all these things the Gentiles seek.  For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.  But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.        Matthew 6:31-33
I encourage you to take some time each day to get the revelation of your righteousness in Christ deep into your spirit.  Meditate on it and declare it every day.  It will put courage in your heart and bring an unshakable peace to your soul. It will energize your faith when you pray and give you a confident expectation to receive good things from your heavenly Father.  
I  believe that’s why our heavenly Father, in knowing the things we need daily, tells us not to worry about them.  What are we supposed to do then?  We are to seek first “His (Jesus’) righteousness”–the righteousness that He has given us–and all the things that He has given us–and all the things that we need will be added to us.
Beloved, when you know that your right standing with God always puts Him on your side, every fear will melt away like butter on a hot day.  For it God is for you, Who or what can successfully prevail against you (Rom. 8:31)?
                                                      Joseph Prince

Do you see what this means

“Do you see what this means–all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? Strip down, start running–and  NEVER QUIT!   No extra spiritual fat, no parasitic sins.  Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in.  Study how he did it.  Because he never lost sight of where he was headed–that exhilarating finish in and with God–he could put up with anything along the way:  Cross, shame, whatever.  And now he’s there, in the place of honor, right alongside God.  When you find yourselves flagging in your faith, go over that story again, item by item, that long litany of hostility he plowed through.  That will shoot adrenaline into your souls!”      
                                                Hebrews 12:1-3  Message

God will never forsake you! 

 God will never forsake you! 
When people suffer personal failures, the experience can alter how they see themselves.  God does not want people to identify with their sins and failures but place their trust in a God who is bigger than all their failures.  One who offers forgiveness and restores them to the ultimate plan and purpose He has called them to.
God didn’t cast David aside because he committed adultery and murder; neither did He cast Moses aside for murdering an Egyptian, Noal for getting drunk, Abraham for lying, and committing fraud, Rahab for being a prostitute, or Samson for getting drunk and sleeping around.  All of these people pleased God, not because they were without flaws or people of strong personal discipline and moral character but in spite of their many flaws and weaknesses.  They chose to believe in a good Cod; one who embraces those who are imperfect, weak, and sinful to accomplish His will on the earth.
Don’t let your past be a hindrance to you in experiencing God’s unconditional love and His best for you today!
“For I will be merciful toward their evil deeds, and their sins I will remember no longer”(Hebrews 8:12).

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