CONFRONTING THE ENEMY: OCCUPY THE LAND

“Look! He has placed the land in front of you. Go and occupy it as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has promised you. Don’t be afraid! Don’t be discouraged!” (Deuteronomy 1:21, NLT) “Look, God, your God, has placed this land as a gift before you. Go ahead and take it now. God, the…

CONFRONTING THE ENEMY: DON’T BE INTIMIDATED

“Don’t be intimidated in any way by your enemies. This will be a sign to them that they are going to be destroyed, but that you are going to be saved, even by God himself.” (Philippians 1:28, NLT) “And do not [for a moment] be frightened or intimidated in anything by your opponents and adversaries,…

SLEEPING IN PEACE

“In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.” (Psalms 4:8, NLT) “Here is another story Jesus told: “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a farmer who planted good seed in his field. 25 But that night as the workers slept, his enemy came and planted weeds…

WALK IN AUTHORITY

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” (2 Corinthians 5:7, NKJV) “It’s what we trust in but don’t yet see that keeps us going. 8 Do you suppose a few ruts in the road or rocks in the path are going to stop us?” (2 Corinthians 5:7-8, THE MESSAGE) As I was studying for…

YOUR DESTINY IS A PROPHETIC PROCESS

It’s been awhile since I’ve written on a regular basis. Ministry is taking a turn for me, in a good way, and we are seeing doors begin to open that we’ve have been praying for, for some time now. With that, I have been preparing to speak at a local gathering for the next six…

PACK LIKE YOU’RE MOVING

This post is something I wrote and shared a few years ago. I was reminded of it again last week. We were in the process of selling our home and moving. It seemed like nothing was moving. No one was inquiring about our house; everything seemed to be at a standstill. We were sharing this…

HIS WAYS ARE HIGHER

“I don’t think the way you think. The way you work isn’t the way I work.” God’s Decree. 9 “For as the sky soars high above earth, so the way I work surpasses the way you work, and the way I think is beyond the way you think.” (Isaiah 55:8-9, The Message) If there is…

DON’T WAIT FOR PERFECT WEATHER

“Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant. If they watch every cloud, they never harvest. 5 Just as you cannot understand the path of the wind or the mystery of a tiny baby growing in its mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the activity of God, who does all things. 6 Plant your seed…

FAITH PASSES THE TEST

“Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3 For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 4 So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.” (James 1:2-4,…

SATAN, WE WANT TO MAKE IT CLEAR TO YOU

“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego replied, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you. 17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God whom we serve is able to save us. He will rescue us from your power, Your Majesty. 18 But even if he doesn’t, we want to make it…