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Scripture Of The Day - GOD'S PROVISION


Matthew 6:26,27 - "Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?"

Jesus used an analogy from nature to help explain prosperity.
Some people interpret this passage to mean that, since God is supposed to take care of them, they don't need to do anything themselves. Therefore, they just wait for God to act.


How does God feed birds? He provides for them, but He doesn't personally hand-deliver food to their nests! The birds don't just sit around and wait for God to stop by with their meals.
When Jesus said the heavenly father feeds the birds, He meant that everything they need has been made available for them, but they have to go and get it.
God does not build a bird's nest. He provides the twigs. The bird has to find them, pick them up, and bring them back to the tree it has chosen for a home. God does not leave worms on the top of the ground every morning. The bird has to go digging for them. It has to keep working, working, working until it finishes building its nest. It has to keep working, working, working until it gets the worm.


Sometimes, God doesn't give us all the resources we need to fulfill our visions because He has called other people to provide them for us.

Mary and Joseph's money came from wise men on camels. When they said "yes" to God's vision, the wise men traveled a great distance to get to them.

God is a God of provision. He is Jehovah-Jireh, "The Lord Will Provide." He provides everything, but He provides it after you begin the work of the vision. Your obedience to your vision affects not only your life but also the lives of those who will work with you.

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Scripture Of The Day - RIDING THE WAVE OF A LIFETIME

"And the Angel of the Lord appeared to him, and said to him, 'The Lord is with you, you mighty man of valor!'" Judges 6:12

"Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!" Luke 1:28

As happened with Gideon and Mary in these two instances, it is time for God's children to step into their PURPOSE and CALLING. It's not just any courage, but a kairos kind of courage that empowers us to leap beyond the hope of our calling and into its appointed time of action and fruitfulness.

It's a crossing over of the mind, and an empowerment of the heart to fully believe, fully receive, and then to seize the purposes and promises we've prayed and waited for as the moment arises.

We are being presented "suddenly" moments, for such a time as this, to step into a breakthrough that is bigger than our hope can comprehend. These might be moments that look like immense risk or require vulnerability, but we have to seize that incoming wave at the opportune time with fresh courage.

"I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?" Isaiah 43:19

We must realize the breakthrough starts within us – so it can be brought to life all around us – by stepping outside our comfort zone and recognizing the new thing that He is doing now.

BREAKING OUT OF OUR COMFORT ZONE

"I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?" Isaiah 43:19

Often, the hardest thing about receiving something new for us is that it almost always requires something new of us. Those new breaker waves we pray and believe for rarely flow through our familiar comfort zone. They don't stay within our boundaries or control, rather, they are the move of His Spirit calling us to jump outside our self-imposed box and ride the wave of a lifetime.

How often do we turn a deaf ear to the question the Spirit asks us each day when He inquires, "Shall you not know it?"

Will we know the new thing God is doing in, through and around us? Will we recognize His fresh move, beyond our insecurities, critiques or judgments? Will we be able to embrace the very thing we've been praying for when it passes by just outside familiar waters? If we will, it will take courage.

It will require us to be lion-hearted, found among those through the ages who have – like Gideon – lived a courage that is not so much about a valiant charge into battle but about a radical step of obedience to the leading of the Spirit of God.

YOUR MESSENGER OF COURAGE

You have a Messenger of Courage within you, a Helper, the Spirit of Truth, and He is calling to you like He did Gideon and Mary, already addressing you as beloved and a victor, not just hopeful of such. He wants to visit you, meet you, and call to the courage He already sees within you. He wants you to see yourself as He does, and He is imparting to you the courage necessary to leap out and seize the moment that is only just beyond your reach to step into the appointed time of your destiny.

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Scripture Of The Day - HEARING AND SEEING GOD

Hebrews 11:1 - "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."


It is a mistake to think that only certain people with unique gifts can hear and see God.
If I think that it's only for others, then I will disqualify myself because I know I'm nothing special. In doing so I remove myself from ACTIVE FAITH.


John 10:27 - "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me."


One of the essential gestures of faith is to live with the expectation that the God who said that His sheep hear His voice and who gave His life to restore relationship with each of us would like to communicate with us.
This FAITH leads us to lean into His voice -- to learn as the prophet Samuel did:

1 Samuel 3:9 - "Speak Lord; for your servant is listening."

Significantly, it was as soon as he learned to take this posture that he gained access to the greater revelation that God had been inviting him into.

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Scripture Of The Day - RESPONDING TO THE CALL OF THE RIVER

Matthew 3:13-17 - 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan [River], to be baptized by him. 14 But John tried to prevent Him [vigorously protesting], saying, “It is I who need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?” 15 But Jesus replied to him, “Permit it just now; for this is the fitting way for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then John permitted [it and baptized] Him. 16 After Jesus was baptized, He came up immediately out of the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he (John) saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him (Jesus), 17 and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased and delighted!” The Amplified Bible

The Scripture (Matthew 3:13-17) tells us that when John baptized Jesus in the river, the heavens opened up with the voice of the LORD declaring that Jesus was the Son of God. Jesus says something very interesting during this moment when He tells John the Baptist that this had to be done in this particular manner. Although John felt insignificant, Jesus was saying that he had to be the one to activate the destiny. God is calling for the leaders of today to get back into the river where what you do will open the heavens.

The river has many applications throughout the Word of God and our spiritual walk. However, the most significant is that the river is a place of life. It's the place where we discover our true identities as sons of God (discovering our CALLING in Christ) and the place (spiritually speaking) where we are baptized in Holy Spirit. When we recognize that we are positioned in the river, in the things that we set ourselves to do, we discover that Heaven will open and declare what is needed to activate our DESTINY.
John the Baptist was a forerunner. Not only a voice but an individual who paved the way for what was coming. A forerunner is someone who is willing to make a way for others when there is no way. A forerunner is someone who isn't willing to go down the same road again and again, but one who is determined to discover beyond natural limitations or boundaries.

LEADING SONS INTO THEIR DESTINIES

In this day there is a call for forerunners to be fathers. There is a real need in our day to see fathers arise to not only love sons but to lead sons into their destiny. We need fathers who are willing to raise sons and set them into God's PURPOSE for their lives. When fathers have no desire to go beyond the realm of the known, they begin to build their private empires to keep everyone close to them at all times. However, when a father has the heart of a forerunner, he will raise sons to discover the revelation of their DESTINY.

The Lord is calling you to the river. He is calling you to do what must be done and in so doing, Heaven will open and declare the mandate upon your life. What you do as a forerunner is just the beginning, while what you do as a father will turn generations to shift the fatherless to their PURPOSE in Christ. The river is calling YOU!

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Scripture Of The Day - HIS GLORY REVEALED

Exodus 33:18,22,23 - Then Moses said, "I pray Thee, show me Thy glory!" And it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by. "Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen."

When Moses saw the Lord's back, what did he see?

When we think of seeing His glory we think of everything from beautiful colors to some perception of His nature.

Is it possible that Moses prophetically saw the stripes that were on His back? Remember, the Lord was crucified from the beginning. When He created the world He knew that He would also have to suffer and even die for it, yet He continued. There is nothing else that will ever more fully reveal His glory. When we truly behold what He did for us we will be changed.

Colossians 1:13,16,17 - "Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him and for Him: And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist."

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l Scripture Of The Day - RESISTING THE WISDOM

Luke 9:23 - "If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me."


Spiritual storms, winds, and billows will blow into our lives, pulling us this way and that. Sometimes, in the face of winds and danger, we know there is a place of safety in God, but still, we don't fly to that safe place in Him. Instead, we fly away, resisting the wisdom that tells us to fly to Him.

Why do we all seem to do this?

Because we all know in our spirits what flying toward Him will mean. We know it will require first going to the Cross.
Peace, safety, comfort, rest are found in God, but testing and discomfort are also woven into His design. Therefore, we should turn around and start running toward what is uncomfortable, because that is exactly where we are going to find Him. We will find our rest only after we choose to nest on a crossbeam.

David knew this. In Psalm 84, he tells us to fly to that place in God – the secret place, often the place of our greatest testing, known only to God and us. By abiding in this place, we build a strong history with God. Every trial and storm He brings us through becomes a part of the nest. Day by day, He lines our nest with His faithfulness, His goodness, His mercy, and His comfort. We rest secure in His strong tower, built to last.

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Scripture Of The Day - HIS WORD IS ALIVE

Luke 24:5,6 - "Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen."

Jesus is not among the dead, lifeless religions of the world. He is where the action is: saving the lost, healing the sick and raising the dead.
If He is alive, then His Word is alive.

Hebrews 4:12 - "For the word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart."

The same supernatural power that raised Him from death is in His word.
We were brought forth from death in trespasses and sin by the very same Word of His power - the Word of God which lives and abides forever!

Ephesians 2:5,6 - "Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus."

We are just as alive as He is. His life is living in us now. Not after we get to heaven - NOW! Maybe now we can begin to see what the Holy Spirit is telling us in 1 John 4:17: "......as he is, SO ARE WE in this world" - NOW. Now we are the sons and daughters of the Living God. 1 John 5:1 tells us "Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God."


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Scripture Of The Day - REPENTANCE INTO A NEW DIRECTION

2 Corinthians 3:16-18 -- "Nevertheless when one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away. Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord."

To repent means to "turn around and go in the opposite direction, change our minds, purposes, and what motivates our thought life." Repentance enables us to walk in a new direction.

Our lives are totally changed when we repent of our bad thinking. When our mind is renewed with the word of life we are transformed from glory to glory into His image. Repentance creates a passionate desire for intimacy with God.

As we repent and turn to God; we are recharged, awakened, and invigorated; we rise up in His healing, delivering power.

ENLARGING OUR EXPECTATION

Isaiah 54:2 -- "Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations; spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes."

To walk in our DESTINY we must learn new ways and walk out of the old ways and comfort zones of the past. Now is the time to enlarge, stretch, lengthen, strengthen, spread abroad, resettle, inherit and inhabit the new places.
It is time to let go of the old and reach for the new, embracing the high calling of God in our lives, to win souls and DISCIPLE new believers.

The Holy Spirit has a divine plan. He will lead and guide us into the new by teaching us how to walk in resurrection power. Like Esther, we were created for such a time as this.

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Scripture Of The Day - HOW TO INCREASE OUR VISION

Exodus 16:4 - "Then the Lord said to Moses, "Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may test them, whether or not they will walk in My instruction."

This is the test of whether we will get up first thing every day and seek fresh "manna" from heaven. This fresh daily word from Heaven will help keep us fresh spiritually. When we stop gathering it every day, we will start to grow stale and often start to deteriorate.

But we need more than this to actually grow spiritually. Growth requires more than what is needed to just sustain us. We need to eat fresh manna from God, but we also need the meat of the word. We will not grow unless we are pursuing more and more depth of understanding, and more increase in our vision.

1 Corinthians 2:10 - "For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God. "


Joshua 1:9 - "Have not I commanded you? Be strong, vigorous, and very courageous. Be not afraid, neither be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

By far the greatest gift ever received by us is the Holy Spirit Himself. Those who discover the value of His presence enter realms of intimacy with God never previously considered possible. Out of this vital relationship arises a ministry of power that formerly was only a dream. The incomprehensible becomes possible because He is with us.

"I will be with you" is a promise made by God to all His servants. It comes when God has required something of us that is humanly impossible.

God doesn't have to try to do supernatural things. He is supernatural. If he is invited to a situation, we should expect nothing but a supernatural invasion.

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Scripture Of The Day - RELEASING THE RIVER OF LIFE

"He who believes in Me [who cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me] as the Scripture has said, from his innermost being shall flow [continuously] springs and rivers of living water." - (John 7:38)AMP

As Believers in Jesus Christ, we walk in and release a supernatural, prophetic river of life (see John 7:38). It is already flowing through us. The reality of the new creation is this: When a person is born again, the Spirit of Jesus comes and takes up residence inside. From that moment forward, new life flows out of that person like a river of living water.
The new life that flows through us makes it possible for the Kingdom of God to touch the earth.

"Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever" (see Hebrews 13:8).

What He did from the beginning, He still does today – creating and re-creating, healing, restoring; sending light into the darkness; bringing victory to the humble and defeat to the proud. On a daily basis, as Believers, we breathe in and out the supernatural atmosphere of Heaven into the earthly realm.

As followers of Jesus Christ:

we are called to bear good fruit and fruit that remains (see John 15:16),
we are called to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying (see John 16:13) and echo it in a meaningful, relatable way.
Let him who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying (see Revelation 2:7).

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Scripture Of The Day - EMBRACING THE FULLNESS OF HIM

1John 3:2 -- "Beloved, now are we the sons of God......"

We will not become the sons of God when we get to heaven. We are sons of God now. If we aren't sons of God here, we won't make it to heaven.

We must have within us the image that God has of us: then we will be enlightened and see that God's fullness will dwell in us as we pursue Jesus.

FEAR GIVES SUBSTANCE TO THINGS NOT DESIRED

Job 3:25 -- "For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me."

The words we speak create: (1) images either of faith based on the authority of God's Word or (2) fear based on our failure to believe and act of God's Word. Just as faith in God's word gives substance to things hoped for (desired), on the other hand, fear gives substance to things not desired.

The point is that every circumstance or situation life is subject to change if we are consistent to do what Jesus said in Mark 11:23,24; Luke 17:6; and John 15:7. But on the other hand, if we speak words of doubt, fear, and unbelief, we may establish bad situations and circumstances in our life forever.

Ephesians 4:29 -- "...Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers."

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Scripture Of The Day - REDEFINING THE CHURCH

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy, He has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead." - 1 Peter 1:3

The Lord is redefining His Church and calling them out of a place of stagnancy and redundancy into a place of passion.
Have you ever felt as if you were running around in circles, going through churchy motions but getting nowhere? When we lose sight of His Kingdom, our lives can be easily reduced to "playing church" which is no fun after awhile. Jesus only spoke of His Church – or Ekklesia roughly 3 times and mainly in the book of Matthew (Matthew 16:18, 18:17).
The Lord's original idea for His called-out assembly (Church) -- a supernatural army of sons and daughters pulsing with a passionate expression of His Kingdom on the earth. In order to see the fruit of Jesus on the earth, we must remember to live from the Kingdom of Heaven.
The Church is not meant to be a box in which we contain and theorize Heaven.

WE ARE GOD'S AMBASSADORS HERE ON EARTH

Every believer has the potential to wake up and smell the glory -- that recognizes who they are in Christ as sons and daughters.
The Church of Jesus Christ should be a place of equipping the saints in:
who they are in Christ,
their right standing with God,
and walking in the Spirit.

Now they are ready to understand their CALLING in Christ and be propelled into their Kingdom destinies.
The Church is not meant to be a place where we get trained to go through the motions, it's meant to be a gathering and equipping of the representatives of the Kingdom of Heaven.
As we ascend into passionate, Kingdom-living which results in an effective, powerful Church as well as personal life, we practice the operation of the gifts that in us such as faith, miracles, exhortation, etc.

CAMP AROUND THE CLOUD

"So it was continuously; the cloud would cover it by day, and the appearance of fire by night. Whenever the cloud was lifted from over the tent, afterward the sons of Israel would then set out; and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the sons of Israel would camp. At the command of the LORD the sons of Israel would set out, and at the command of the LORD they would camp; as long as the cloud settled over the tabernacle, they remained camped out." - Numbers 9:16-17

Kingdom people are led by the Spirit. We can experience an incredible stagnancy and/or burn out if we do not camp around the cloud of His glory.
If you find yourself feeling stagnant or unproductive, challenge yourself to step out in faith by praying for someone or discipling a new believer in their spiritual growth.

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Scripture Of The Day - IMAGINATION CONTROLLED BY THE WORD OF GOD

1 Chronicles 29:16,18 - "O Lord our God, all this abundance that we have prepared to build Thee a house for Thine holy name cometh of Thine hand, and is all Thine own....keep this forever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of Thy people, and prepare their heart unto Thee."

The Hebrew word that was translated "imagination" in the Old Testament literally means "conception." Imagination is how we conceive new ideas. Without it, we become spiritually and creatively sterile.


SEEING THE WORD OF GOD ON THE INSIDE


Hebrews 4:12 - "For the Word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword........"


The Word of God comes alive when you can picture what it's talking about. If we can let the Word of God control our imagination as we think about scriptures, we will see things in Scripture that can't be seen with the physical eyes. We see it on the inside.....in our imagination.

Psalm 103:2,3 - "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth, all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;"

When the Bible says you're healed, you've got to meditate on that truth until you see yourself healed. Most people allow their imaginations to become vain and agree with the image the doctors have painted rather than the Word of God. They're told what is going to happen, and they imagine it as truth.


THANKSGIVING HEIGHTENS OUR IMAGINATION


Psalm 78:41,42 - "Yes, again and again they tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel. They did not remember His power: the day when He redeemed them from the enemy."

When we fail to be thankful and glorify God, our imagination automatically becomes vain. That doesn't mean it isn't working; it just means it begins to work against us. A person with a vain imagination is a pessimist, imagining failure instead of success. We need to use our imagination to agree with God's Word and see ourselves the way God sees us: full of joy, healthy, and prosperous.

1 Corinthians 2:12,16 - "Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. For "who has known the mind of the Lord that he may instruct Him?" But we have the mind of Christ."


DETACHING FROM OUR PRESENT STATE


Colossians 1:27 - "To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory."

When the believer has the sense of Christ as his imagination, he sees why Christ died and rose again from the dead to save man--why he must detach his imagination from his present state (ie. he must die to his present state) and match it to a higher concept of himself if he would rise above his present limitations.

Romans 4:17 - "God calls things that are not seen as though they were, and the unseen becomes seen."

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Scripture Of The Day - REALITY OF THE KINGDOM DWELLER

"For who has understood the mind of the Lord so as to instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ" - 1 Corinthians 2:16
This is a cross–reference from Isaiah 40:13 which says: "Who can fathom the Spirit of the LORD, or instruct the LORD as his counselor?" What Paul was trying to say is that along with the domain of the King comes the reality of our mind being merged with His! Under the law, no one could understand the mind of the Lord, but under grace, we have been given His very mind. This is the reality of a Kingdom Dweller. Our mind is no longer a battleground for the enemy, but a concourse for the Holy Ghost.

WE ARE STEWARDS OF THE MYSTERIES

According to 1 Corinthians 4:1, we are stewards of His mysteries! A steward literally means a governor. A kingdom must be in place for us to govern—and that Kingdom is His, and you are a governor of His mysteries on the earth!
That being said, we no longer press in for more of what we don't have but learn all of WHO WE ARE IN CHRIST and OUR RIGHT STANDING WITH GOD which we have been granted through Christ Jesus' Blood!

EMBRACING OUR REDEEMED IDENTITY

This allows us to operate under a domain of freedom that the world has never encountered—the King's domain. A realm of redemption, a realm of redeemed identity, a realm of freedom. A realm of His finished work. We now experience the constant awareness of the realm or domain of Christ's finished work on the Cross and the fruit that proceeds from that awareness. This is the Kingdom! He put us in position to receive His Kingdom while we were yet sinners (Romans 5:8).
He built it, now we own it! Learning to own is a journey, yes, but a journey of the renewing of the mind. Romans 12:2 says, "Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind." As we are transformed, there is an authority that comes out of a constant awareness of the finished work of Christ. This is Kingdom life.

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Scripture Of The Day - RE-COMMITMENT TO OUR CALLING

He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.” Jesus said to him, “Feed My sheep." - John 20:17)

After Jesus' resurrection, Peter and some of the disciples had returned to fishing. One day, as they were fishing, someone calls out to them from the seashore. At first, the disciples in the boat did not recognize Jesus. Then John said, "It's the Lord." Even though he had utterly failed the Lord, Peter knew something about Jesus' heart. Instead of holding back, Peter jumped into the water, swam to the shore and was the first to greet Jesus.

Jesus asked, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me...Feed My Sheep." (see John 21). Implied in the dialogue of the text was this – "If you love Me, Peter, then keep following Me. Don't let your previous failure and self-condemnation be the end. Your DESTINY and CALLING is still intact."

The future Jesus had planned was still intact and needed an act of faith from Peter in order for it to be re-engaged.

CONDEMN EACH VOICE OF HELL

Isaiah wrote, "No weapon formed against you will prosper and every tongue which rises against you in judgment you shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of God, and their righteousness is from Me, says the Lord." Isaiah 54:17

We quote the first part of that verse frequently and yet fail to read the remainder of the verse. What we miss is the part that says that God will condemn the voices of darkness that rise up to condemn us.

If God condemns what is condemning us, shouldn't we do the same? His love is always flowing towards us and can never be diverted by the dam of personal shame and condemnation. God is inviting His people to rise up and join with Him to condemn each voice of Hell that tries to rob us of our DESTINY. That will be our most significant act of spiritual warfare.

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Scripture Of The Day - SEEING WITH THE EYE OF THE DOVE

"Behold, you are fair, my love; behold you are fair; you have doves' eyes. - Song of Solomon 1:15
The Lord sees in you two kinds of beauty -- one outward, the other inward. Christ encourages you to find strength in knowing that all your present imperfections establish humility within you; yet He will perfect you so that you will be entirely without blemish. You already have 'doves eyes' -- you are simple within and without. Simplicity is the surest sign of spiritual progress. You will learn that you can use no artificial means to reach your Beloved. Let His Spirit lead you. Love is perfected in simplicity.

YOU WILL SEE WITH THE EYE OF THE DOVE


You shall truly see with the 'Eye of the Dove'. It will be His Spirit that reveals things to you. It has been His Spirit which has guided you. It has been His love that has drawn you.
So come into His presence with thanksgiving in your heart. Come into His presence with Joy, for He desires this.
He uses you to subdue all things because He will cause you to see!
Now is the time—a time to fulfill those things that have been on your heart (your CALLING to a higher life in Christ). It is a time of refreshing and a time of victory.

HOLD FAST! NOW IS THE TIME!


"Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along. For behold, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone. The flowers have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines. - Song Of Solomon 2:10-12

You will not be disappointed when you see what He has in store for you. He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. He is faithful to His word and will perform that which He has promised. Good things shall come to you. Great things are in store. Hold fast!

Now is the time to visualize your inheritance.

Now is the time to see the great manifestations of His power.

Now is the time!


So receive the 'Eye of the Dove'—the ability to focus wholeheartedly on Him! The ability to narrow your focus so that you are not distracted by outward forces. Remain undistracted! Your victory is in the place of focus! You are becoming increasingly aware of His person and presence, and that spiritual awareness will lift you above the pressure of this realm and catapult you into the realm of His presence.

So see with the eye of the dove! See! See! See!

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Albert Finch

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Scripture Of The Day - INVADING TERRITORY WITH IMPACT

Joshua 5:11, "And they ate of the produce of the land on the day after the Passover, unleavened bread and parched grain, on the very same day. Then the manna ceased on the day after they had eaten the produce of the land; and the children of Israel no longer had manna, but they ate the food of the land of Canaan that year."

The day the children of Israel ate of the food of the Promised Land the manna ceased the day after. Now they were living in a place of breakthrough because they had crossed over into the place of God's intention, establishment, promise, and blessing.
Too many times the Body of Christ is in "retreat mode" in reaction to the enemy but we need to be in a "pursue and overtake" mode plundering his camp. Instead of living with a mindset of "self-preservation" we should be "invading territory". It is a completely different way of thinking.

Acts 10:38, "How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him."

Jesus was always taking territory. God calls us to invade and have an impact. We don't need to wait around for something to happen then "react" to it. Rather our actions should be making the enemy react to us. We are in a battle to see people restored to the Father, restored in their lives and made whole in the presence of Jesus.

Be intentional about all that you do.
Know that Jesus has given you power, authority, influence, and a life PURPOSE in the Holy Spirit to see lives changed.
Expand the horizons of the possibilities in what God can do through you.
He has no limitations and intends to overflow our lives with His life-changing presence.

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