Tag Archive | pain

God’s Blessings

Isn’t it amazing how quickly we can forget the incredible blessings that that God has given us? Once we accept Jesus as Lord and Savior, we tend to struggle very heavily in our minds. Being bombarded by negative thoughts and doubts; leading us into stress and worry. We think it sounds great in the Bible yet we doubt that it could happen in our lives today. However, God is not a respecter of persons. (Acts 10:34)

Every single day, we need to remind ourselves that if God said it…then, it will be done. There are no “ifs or buts” about it. No matter what we are facing, God gave us the answer. All we need to do is begin believing that whatever He did in the Bible, He can and will do for us in our lives today!

Let’s take a closer look at what God has to say…

God's Benefits

So, when you are feeling down and nothing seems to be going right…REMEMBER, His precious gifts!

What do you need today?

  • You need healing, it’s yours.
  • You need Divine protection, it’s yours.
  • You need favor, it’s yours.
  • You need a miracle, it’s yours.
  • You need forgiveness, it’s yours.

God loves us more than we could ever imagine and He wants us to live a REWARDING and SUCCESSFUL life.

Simply ASK – TRUST – and BELIEVE! God will provide anything you need! Now, it may not happen when you want it to or in the way you would like. However, God will provide in His perfect timing and in His perfect way! So take the limitations off God and let Him be your source in every area of your life. Stand firm, keep believing, and it will be done. We serve a very BIG GOD and He will not disappoint you!

Note: Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

Advertisements

When It Just Doesn’t Make Sense

“On the seventh day, they got up at daybreak and marched around the city seven times in the same manner, except that on that day they circled the city seven times. The seventh time around, when the priests sounded the trumpet blast, Joshua commanded the army, ‘Shout! For the LORD has given you the city!'” (Joshua 6:15-16)

As Joshua rounded the walls for the seventh time on the seventh day, it’s hard to imagine the nervousness he felt — and perhaps even the confusion. He had spent seven days walking around a city wall leading an entire nation of people. And if that wasn’t enough, the final instructions for obtaining victory was for his people to blow trumpets and give a loud shout.

Why did they have to walk around a city wall? Why seven laps? Why seven days? And how was shouting supposed to cause a structurally sound wall to collapse?

A lot of it didn’t make sense, but when it comes to faith — that isn’t that unusual. In fact, rarely are the instructions of faith perfectly logical and comfortable.

Faith will tell you to have patience when everything else is telling you to panic.
Faith will tell you to hold on when everything else is telling you to let go.
Faith will tell you to push forward when everything else is telling you to pull back.

You may not be facing a monstrous wall like Joshua was, but you are facing something. And even if the way forward doesn’t make sense, the good news is it doesn’t have to. Having faith isn’t about making sense; it’s about moving forward, no matter what.

God will break every curse, every sickness, every lack, and everything that is coming against you. Shout for joy and keep moving forward no matter what. God will provide you the victory!

Note: Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

Excerpt by Steven Furtick

 

God’s Miracles

locustWhat have you lost during the course of your life? Maybe you lost your job, business, home, car, finances or maybe you’ve lost your health, time, family members, friends, relationships or even dreams. Maybe you even have the mindset that it will never get better or you just simply can’t see a way out.

If that’s you, then you’re going to love the great news today…

OUR GOD IS A MIRACLE WORKING GOD!
OUR GOD IS A GOD OF RESTORATION!
OUR GOD WILL MAKE THE DEVIL REPAY 7 TIMES WHAT WAS LOST!

Every tear you’ve shed, God took notice. For every pain, defeat or loss that seemed to get the best of you, God took notice. Everything you found yourself going through has been recorded and while you were struggling to hold onto your faith and struggling to hold onto your dreams…God already had a solution in mind. He loves you so much that He made sure there was a solution heading your direction even though you might not have seen it yet.

Nothing surprises our Heavenly Father. Nothing can slip by without Him noticing. Whatever pain has been caused during all the losses or defeats, have simply been setting you up for restoration. Restoration is an amazing way for God’s glory to shine in your life. You might not see a way out, but God has one. You might not see how anything could change in your life, but God already has a miracle in mind.

God is merciful! He knows what you’ve endured, what has been lost and He also knows what dreams He has for you and how to bring them to pass.  All you need to do is have the mindset that God is all powerful, all knowing and all loving.  Continue to hold onto your hope and faith; knowing that when God is in charge, all things will work out for your good.

It truly doesn't matter what we can see in the natural. (Hebrews 11:1)
It doesn't matter what your bank account looks like or the economy.
It simply doesn't matter.
When God is in charge...all things are possible!  (Luke 1:37)

Wake up every morning and thank God for His restoration and miraculous solutions. Thank Him for restoring the lost years, opportunities, relationships, finances, love, promotions, health, dreams, sound mind, passions, strength, joy, peace, and everything else in between.

God is never limited by our thinking or by our resources. He owns the entire universe and there is absolutely nothing He won’t do for you. Keep standing in faith. Keep trusting and believing. God has you in the palm of His hand and you will receive your divine inheritance through Jesus Christ. Jesus made us joint-heirs which makes you loved and very special. Hold onto Him in the midst of your chaos, your restoration has been coming for a long time and nothing AND I DO MEAN NOTHING will ever keep it from happening.

Today, I believe and declare that God is breaking all strongholds and everything is being restored that belongs to each of you. Today is a New Day! Believe in the unseen…build your Faith….Rise Up for God’s Favor is upon you!

locust2

Your future will be much greater than your past!

Praise God that your restoration is here!

Additional Referenced Scriptures
Joel 2:25-26
Isaiah 61:7
Job 42:10
Zechariah 9:12
Jeremiah 29:11
Psalm 103: 1-5
Jeremiah 32-27
Deuteronomy 30:1-10

Note: Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

Don’t Let Go

Do you remember the story of Jacob? He was a man whose very name meant “deceiver” and “grabber”. You could say Jacob was a con artist, a liar, and a manipulator. Everything he did was by trickery of some sort. He lived his life relying on himself and things. He found his life filled with struggles, fears, fleeing and pure exhaustion.

Can you relate to Jacob’s story? Is your life filled with anxiety, stress, worry, sickness, and struggles? Are you trying to find the answers by yourself? Are you trying to use your resources which aren’t enough? Are you finding yourself battling the enemy that comes to steal, kill and destroy? Are you losing your grip and feeling defeated?

Change course! Jesus defeated everything that could come against you. He came to give you life and life more abundantly. And you can be victorious. (John 10:10)

Think of Jacob’s situation. He had fled his father-in-law for all the wrongdoing he did towards Jacob only to find himself having to face his brother Esau who had vowed to kill him. He was in a no win situation and his first instinct was to run again. However, God had a different plan. It was time for Jacob to face his fears and stand his ground.

Jacob sent all of his possessions and family across the ford of Jabbok which left him all alone. He ended up wrestling with a man till daybreak. All night long, he wrestled until the man saw he could not overpower him. Jacob was holding on for dear life. He was determined not to let go until the man blessed him. In the end, Jacob received his blessing in the morning and realized he had come face to face with God Himself! (Genesis 32:26-30)

What are you struggling with? What are your fears? What is coming against you?

Keep fighting the good fight of faith. Keep speaking God’s word over you and your family. Keep believing that God will turn your circumstances around. Keep talking with God about your fears and desires. Just don’t let go of God! He is your source and you are extremely close to your breakthrough! Blessings are on their way! Your current circumstances are being turned upside down! He will make a way when you don’t see one. He will give you double for your trouble.

Just like Jacob, God will see you holding on and will realize you are not willing to let go until He releases blessings into your life!

Are you ready for more than enough? Are you ready for God to touch every area of your life? Stand your ground and Don’t let go of Him!

Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

Opened Windows

Over the last 8 years, many have lost or suffered in numerous ways. Whether it was health, family, friends, employment or finances; it seemed like the harder we worked, the tougher it got. But not anymore! Those that understand the times we are living in and God’s calendar, it is NOW the most incredible time to be living in.

With us just going through Purim and now heading into Passover (The Last Supper), First Fruits and Easter (Resurrection Sunday), we are all ripe for God’s picking. This is a time where the windows of Heaven burst open over our lives and provide in ways we never expected. It’s a time where what once looked like defeat is reversing course into incredible victories.

Have you started to see a difference in your life? Have you noticed things that were coming against you are now coming into your favor? What Heavenly windows have already begun opening for you?

This is your time to shine. The windows of Heaven have opened. You will begin to see Heavenly touches that create wonderful and peaceful opportunities. It may look different than you expected. It may lead you on a course you didn’t think possible. But don’t be afraid of the change. God’s ways are much higher than our own. (Isaiah 55:8-9) He knows the opportunities that will align you to complete His will for your life. You may have never dreamed about the course He will lead you on, but if you let it happen the way God wants it to, it will become the most amazing journey in your life. He will bring you the opportunities, the resources, the finances, and everything else you need in order to make it all happen.

You’ve held on through the difficult times and God has noticed. Your time has NOW come that all your difficult situations are being turned upside down into your favor. Let go of what is no longer needed. You don’t have to struggle anymore. God knows exactly how to bring unexpected surprises to you and your world is about to change into something more incredible than ever imagined. You’re about to break out as the “Double Jubilee” comes to fruition in your life!

Expect the unexpected and unpredictable! Expect the most incredible, loving, and prosperous days ahead. They will be filled with health, happiness, wholeness, completeness, prosperity, and everything in between.

The windows of Heaven are opened and God is closer to you than ever before. Your time to prosper in every area of life is upon you! Seek first the kingdom of God and He will add the possible into your impossible situation. Whatever has been stolen from your life will now return to you far greater than the loss itself.

It’s time of celebration and remembrance that God is the one

bringing you out of the captivity and slave mentality! (Exodus 13:3)

Get ready for your time is NOW! Your amazing transformation is here! Step out as He guides and see the impossible become your new beginnings! This truly is the most amazing time to see God’s goodness come into a whole new level of greatness!

In the upcoming weeks, there’s no doubt that God is going to move in the most amazing ways in your life. I would love to post your incredible testimonies to help others continue on their journey with high expectations. Send them to phyliss.todd@gmail.com or complete the contact form found on our website. THANK YOU for sharing God’s mighty works!

It’s the truth you know that sets you free. Take time to understand the times we are living in. To learn more about this coming Passover and Double Jubilee/Blessing, please watch the following March 20th Passover First Fruits Episode 2 Teaching from Pastor Larry and Tiz Huch. It will provide you in depth knowledge that you need to know. Take that first step and watch what God will do in your life.

https://larryhuchministries.com/tv_broadcast

Note: Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

 

Impossibilities Made Possible

Do you recall the story of Job in the Bible? He had everything. A wonderful wife, children, health, family, support of friends, and wealth. He was the head and not the tail, the lender not the borrower, a leader that was looked to for wisdom and knowledge. He was respected by his community. He was a righteous man that stood with God who was blameless and upright.

“But one day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan (the adversary and accuser) also came among them. And the Lord said to Satan, From where did you come? Then Satan answered the Lord, From going to and from on the earth and from walking up and down on it. And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns evil [because it is wrong]? Then Satan answered the Lord, Does Job [reverently] fear God for nothing? Have You not put a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have conferred prosperity and happiness upon him in the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has, and he will curse You to Your face. And the Lord said to Satan, Behold all that he has is in your power, only upon the man himself put not forth the hand. So Satan went forth from the present of the Lord.” (Job 1:6-12)

Then all of a sudden, Job found himself losing everything. Satan stole all of Job’s oxen and donkeys, slayed his servants, burned the sheep and servants attending the sheep, raided his camels and slayed those servants attending his camels and killed all of his children too. To make things even worse, his wife cursed Job and told him to die and his loyal friends came to console him while accusing him of wrongdoing. Just when you think it couldn’t get worse for Job, it did. Satan smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. (Job 2:7) Everything was gone in a day.

As you read Job, he goes through the various emotions that we would all feel; anger, pain, sadness, depression, weakness, and the feelings of being lost. He even gets to the point of wondering why he was even born and that it would have been better if he had never lived. He started wondering why his so-called loyal friends turned against him in his desperate need of their comfort.

By this time, most people would have started cursing the Lord and directing their pain and anger towards Him. They would have started questioning everything they know about the Lord and wondered what did they do wrong to deserve all of this excruciating pain. The “Why God Why” syndrome. However Job did just the opposite and said “Shall we accept [only] good at the hand of God and shall we not accept [also] misfortune…? (Job 2:9-10) Verse 10 actually continues to say Job did not sin with his lips. That’s an amazing statement when all chaos surrounded him.

We have an adversary. One who is trying to kill and destroy us. (John 10:10) One who is trying to make us give up and curse the Lord for our misfortunes.

What has Satan done to you lately? Have you found yourself losing your possessions, your health, your friends and family, your employment, or anything else that means something to you?

Don’t give up. Don’t let go of God. Don’t let Satan rob you of your Heavenly Father! Because you can be like Job in whatever circumstance you find yourself in. Keep talking and giving your cares, pain, suffering, and anger to God. He will fill you with strength, courage, and wisdom. Job kept his faith strong and found that it wasn’t the end for him. He repented for the things he said during his grief and even forgave his misguided friends. By standing with God through it all, he found himself restored far greater than he was originally. God rewarded him double for his trouble. (Job 42:10-13)

Today I wish to encourage you to keep standing and believing that God is working everything out for your good and He still has a good plan for your life. He will make the impossibles possible. There is nothing Satan can do to you that God won’t work out for your benefit. Let go of the pain, suffering, anger, hatred, sadness, and lack; and let God be your strength. For you may look defeated right now, but you will end up with double for your trouble. God says it, so it will be done!

Note: Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.

 

Promises You Can Count On

Breakthrough Green Road Sign with Dramatic Clouds and Sky.

Our Heavenly Father is amazing and full of love. There’s nothing more He wants for you than happiness, peace, joy, love, health, wholeness, and more than enough. He wants you enjoying life to the fullest with no worries or cares.

Does that sound like your life or do you find yourself on the other side of the equation battling and trying to survive whatever it is coming against you?

Most of us could probably answer that question with one word…SURVIVAL!

John 16:33 – These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Exodus 14:14 – The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

God tells us we will have trials and tribulations in this world. But because Jesus already overcame it all and He is always with us…we are to remain in good cheer and to rest in His peace.

No matter what the circumstances are that you’re currently battling, don’t let go of your trust and peace in Him. For if you hold on and rest upon Him during the midst of your battle, God promises…

1 Peter 5:10 – But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle [you].

God’s grace rains upon you no matter what you’re going through and no matter where you find yourself in life. The devil can and will bombard you with everything he can throw at you, trying to get you to give up or lose hope. Don’t let the devil win. Stay in faith, talk with God about everything, and rest in His peace through it all. Don’t see things with your own eyes but with His who sees all. There is nothing God won’t do for you and there’s nothing too difficult for our Heavenly Father.

Stay filled with His Word and remain confidence that God will turn your situation upside down because He promises He will do just that. You will receive what you need. You will receive your healing. You will have more than enough. Be confident that your testimony will be so great that you will be praising His name above all others because you’ll know that you know…without Him, you would not have been able to get through it all and come out of the situation far greater than you ever imagined!

Hebrews 10:35 – Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.

Be bold and confident through it all for your reward is coming! Don’t let go of Him…He’s always working behind the scenes making a way when you can’t see one.

Everything will work out for your good just as He promises in Romans 8:28. Don’t give up now, your best days are literally just ahead. Dig in & Hold on! You will see His goodness come rushing into your life when you least expect it! He promises it and it will be!

gods-love_heart

Please disregard any advertisement you may encounter under this posting as the author does not endorse them. Thank you.