Today I was taking a walk outside, seeking an encounter with God. All of a sudden I heard, “Look to the right.” So I did, and I saw a small shop that I oftentimes walk by in my neighborhood; its name was “New-Look“! God said, “I’m going to give you a new look.” I got excited and asked Him, “what kind of look, God?” He said, “You are no longer going to look like a savior, but like a bride. Many are trying to save their families and friends but that has never been their role. Their role is to shine bright as a beloved bride, making people wonder, ‘Who is this that she is with? Who is the bridegroom?’“
“Lay down your burdens,” I heard God say. “I am giving you refreshment, a new look.” – should you choose to accept it! haha
Bless you, dear sister! Bless you, dear brother! Bless your December, this Advent and Christmas season; this season of family, which can be so challenging for many of us. I pray that you will receive the brand-new look of a happy bride this last month of the year! In Jesus’ name, Amen!
It has been a while, brothers and sisters in Christ! I have been going through an intense season of testing and my cup truly overflows as I stretch out my thirsty soul towards the Lord! How are you doing? Has your trust in the Father grown? This morning, I see a dam breaking for Blue Mountain Ministry and powerful streams of water pushing through the bricks, silencing the voice of the enemy. Hallelujah!
May godly sorrow and grief lead us to repentance, allowing the Holy Spirit in us to just be Him and not who we want Him to be. May we say,
“No, Lord, it’s not okay. I am no longer OK with my sins. My innermost thoughts should be about you, I should love you with all my heart, with all my strength and with all my mind. This cannot continue. Redeem me, do it for Your name’s sake and set me free forever! Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. I make room for you, Holy Spirit! I love you! Save me from ever settling down with less than You. I want my heart to want God above all else! Help!”
Love has enemies. The people of this world do not like it when we lose our lives for Christ. The prince of this world hates God’s children. It is pure hatred directed against us but he disguises himself as an angel of light. If we are not careful, we end up partnering with him in hating our neighbors as we hate ourselves, instead of loving our neighbors as we love ourselves. Oh, but greater is He who is in us than he who is in the world! He has overcome!
He never leaves us but helps us and reminds us of His love – we only need to cry out and if we do and wait in patient love towards God, the Spirit turns the stony parts of our hearts into flesh. He sets us free from the heavy yoke of slavery so that we can rule over sin and not be slaves to them. He helps us be the person whom we were created to be. We need each other on this journey! Arise, army of God! Breath of God, come and blow over the dry bones, let the tendons and flesh be attached and lives enter their bodies! Let Your Bride, Jesus, walk by the Spirit of life, her head raised and shining pure and bright with Your glory! In Jesus’ name, Amen!