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We Salute You

John 15:13: “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.”

John 14:27: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

Psalm 82:3-4: “Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”

To all of those who have served or currently serving…Your sacrifices are remembered and we appreciate all that you do (day in and day out). You never look for accolades or a pat on the back. You chose to serve with dedication, dignity, and honor. You are true heroes and we thank God for each of you!

To the families of brave soldiers…Your sacrifices are also remembered on this day. Not just for your loved ones, but for your unspoken sacrifices of supporting your family member, keeping the household moving forward while your soldier is away on tour, the losses you may have encountered along the way, and for standing strong with our returning heroes who may be a wounded warrior or dealing with PTSD.

Freedom is not free and many unspoken sacrifices had to be given in order for us to enjoy the freedoms we have in this country. To all the fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, aunts, uncles, husbands and wives…We proudly salute you all, express our deepest gratitude, and ask God to fill you with peace beyond comprehension, healing that has no bounds, and love so you know you’re never alone.

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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!

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Imagine the Scene

Jesus had caused the lame to walk, the deaf to hear, and the mute to speak. He had taught with authority unlike any teachers of the day and performed miracles that astounded all who witnessed them.

Yet the Savior of the world was hung on a cross, deserted by His followers, and then buried in a tomb.

But there’s more to the story. Three days later, a resurrection took place. Now, the head that was crowned with thorns is crowned with glory.

Let this perspective sink into your heart today…THERE’S MORE TO YOUR STORY.

No matter the past disappointment, present difficulty, or discouraging forecast: Your story is still being written… and the hand of God is holding the pen.

But the fact that God is writing the story doesn’t mean you don’t have a part to play. You need to stand on His word, hold onto your faith, let God be your source and remember, what you’ve been through may be difficult, but God will work it out for your good. Don’t give up now. There is more to your story.

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.” (Romans 8:18)

The scene you’re in today might be disappointing, but you don’t have to let it be the defining factor of your story. God has more in store for you and your next chapter is being written. Continue to stand in faith and watch God’s incredible story for you unfold into something amazing!

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Excerpt by Steven Furtick

You Are More Than A Conqueror

Jesus shed His blood in seven different places to break every curse and redeem us to every blessing His blood activates. It is a time to remember exactly what Jesus did for each and every one of us. He paid the ultimate sacrifice. He broke every curse. He broke every addiction. He gave us dominion and authority.

  1. In the Garden of Gesthemane: He bought back our willpower and to redeem our will. (Matthew 26:39)
  2. At the Whipping Post: By His stripes we are healed. Every curse of sickness and disease was broken. (1Peter 2:24)
  3. Crown of Thorns: To break the curse of poverty. (Genesis 3:17-18)
  4. In His hands: To restore dominion to the works of our hands. (Deut. 28:12-13)
  5. In His feet: To give us authority everywhere we walk. (Joshua 1:3)
  6. In His side: His was wounded for our transgressions, bruised for our iniquities and heals our broken hearts. (Luke 4:18)
  7. He stomped on the devil’s forehead and bruised His heel to break every family and generational curse. (Isaiah 53:5)

Take back your God-given blessings that Jesus gave us. When He said “IT IS FINISHED”, he didn’t mean it would be a hit or miss, pie-in-the-sky kind of faith. He returned us to the Father who is there for us every single moment of every day. He gave us everything we needed to make it through any trial, any difficulty, and any situation that comes against us that is contrary to the Word of God!

Take your stand against the enemy. You are more than conqueror through the Blood of Jesus. You are the head and not the tail, above and not below, you are the lender not the borrower. Take back what the devil has stolen and remind him that Jesus’ blood gives you complete victory.

Don’t let another day go by without thanking Jesus for His sacrifice and for the heavenly blessings He has bestowed towards you. Return unto Him and he’ll return unto you. Give and it shall be given to you. Know the seven places Jesus shed His blood and understand why God’s Word is Final! It is because of Jesus that you will have favor with Him and with man. Praise His Name above all others and watch the amazing blessings burst forth into your life.

Today is a new day. Activate the 7 places Jesus shed His blood and He will bring favor upon you. Let God stand in front of you and your family to make every curse pass over your home, business, health, family, and finances. Almighty God will open the windows of Heaven over you and your family which will release the blessings that Jesus’ blood provides. You are more than a conqueror through the Blood of Jesus Christ and today, your life will never be the same. Rejoice for the Lord is good – Your Victory Is At Hand!

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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!

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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

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Free Indeed

ProblemsWhen you think of bondage, what comes to mind? Maybe guilt, condemnation, poverty, sickness and disease, shame, temptations or addictions. There are many things that can be considered bondage. You might be fighting negative thoughts. You might be fighting depression. You might be fighting to pay your bills. Anything that comes against you where you are not living a full and peaceful life would be considered bondage.

There is one person who laid down his life for us so that we could be free from every yoke, every bondage, and every sickness.

“…When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. ~ John 19:30

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” ~ Galatians 5:1

Through Jesus’ finished work at the cross, He freely gave us peace, love, forgiveness, health, finances, and all the wonderful things that come from our Heavenly Father. It’s important not to forget the amazing sacrifice Jesus did for each of us individually. It is His ultimate sacrifice that makes it all possible.

For who the son sets free is free indeed! ~ John 8:36

Celebrate this glorious season of Easter/Resurrection Sunday seeing Jesus’ sacrifice as the greatest gift ever given! Let His finished works break the chains of bondage and be replaced with peace, love, prosperity, restoration, forgiveness, vitality and wholeness…today and everyday!

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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!

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