And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the son. If he shall ask anything in my name, I will do it John 14 verse 13 – 14; the King(Herod) said unto the damsel, whatsoever thou shall ask of me, I will give it the, unto the half of my kingdom. Mark 6 verse 23.
The words are so similar, aren't they? The King of heaven, the King of glory, the King of the nations ,the King of Kings is promising in John 14 :I will do it. Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it .In Mark 6, the same promise is made by a human boss, boyfriend or father: Now Betty you know, Tricia you know that your daddy will do it for you! And our Bible reading tells us that if the human promise was made in front of human witnesses, the quirky fear-of-man motivation works even better ! Who are the Lord's witnesses to His eternal promises to us? Can we believe the Word today? Can we trust the Father of every family in heaven and on earth?
Father: I'm asking in your name today!
Blessings on your week of believing that you receive!
Go ye therefore and teach all nations…; Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you... Matthew 28 verse 19, 20; and he hath put in his heart that he may teach... Exodus 35 verse 34
Teach! The New Testament says even a prophet should be apt to teach .Teaching is part of what believers were born to do. Mothers do it every day. The desire to impart the knowledge God has given you should be strong and growing stronger as you look out at the sheep who are without a shepherd .Some of you may feel you don't know much, but you know more than the lost know. You know something (and Someone) that the confused don't know. And you can teach the sick as you minister healing with the laying on its hands. God wants to use your teaching gift and ability to roll away the stone and open the door to a saving knowledge of Him. Everywhere you go is your very own Kingdom Classroom :Teach!
FATHER: freely I received ; freely I give! I will teach teach someone about You today
Blessings on your weekend of educating your generation by the Spirit ( hey, even with just a smile ! )
But there is so much to do! For the kingdom and for ourselves ! With God, through God and if we get too busy : WITHOUT GOD! But our Scripture today is God's instruction to an even busier pioneering group. Honor the Sabbath rest even during the most intense and pressure filled time of the agricultural year – harvest time –. So there is a rest to our increase, there is a rest to our prospering, there is a rest to our ingathering of every needed and desired supply; no matter the circumstances or the time frame . And in this is equally true for another type of harvest, the harvest of souls. YOU SHALL REST! Whether it be family members you are believing to come to the Lord or coworkers that need salvation: YOU SHALL REST! Your rest of faith puts pressure on the circumstances to line up with the word of God and produce a harvest of His promise. We rest in that!
...the voice of them that shout for mastery; ...the voice of them that cry for being overcome... Exodus 32v18
Are you the head and not the tail? Well there is a sound to Dominion ,there is a sound to mastery and they both sound like the Master: Our strong God! Our Champion! Say something and say it loud !remember how they told blind Bartimaeus: be quiet, be quiet! The devil loves to hush us up and freeze our mouth closed from disappointment or moodiness. here are seven Bible reasons to shout today :
Thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues. Psalm 31 verse 20b
Hello how great is his goodness this morning! And his keeping power! The danger of the strife of tongues comes from the power of words .The Bible says words can be rottenness or sweetness to our bones :words affect our health. Some of the strife of tongues sent against us finds its origins in personal warfare with people who knew us or know us. But in these last days, witchcraft and demonic air turbulence from the power the prince of the air are also forms of increasing strife of tongues . Our ever increasing faith in God's power to keep us will still out-do and undo the power the evil one. You are in God's hiding place- hidden from the strife of tongues - and covered under his pavilion. Have strong faith for that today!
Father: keep me!
blessings on your week in the secret place of his pavilion !
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister." Proverbs 7 verse 4
Because of Jesus, you have a bloodline relationship with the Spirit of Wisdom. You are in the same family. So there is no need for you to say, I don't know what to do; I don't know what to do. Instead it would be wise to say what Wisdom says as a confession: I watch daily at Wisdom's Gates; waiting at her door posts. I find Wisdom and I find life and favor everyday. The late Pastor John Osteen's Bible reading plan included a chapter of Proverbs for reading every day. You may have some other type of daily devotional, but I strongly suggest you consider adding Proverbs. I am impressed of the Lord that wisdom is the Virtue of the Year 2014! Pursuing it will bring great victories and preserve life and prosperity.
Father: You have made wisdom my sister: I am wise !
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee… If thou at all take thy neighbor's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by the sun going down: for that is his covering only… Wherein shall he sleep? And it shall come to pass, when he cries unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious. Exodus 22nd verses 25 – 27
Your intercession is a covering for the poor in spirit ,the spiritually bankrupt and the undeserving. when they cry unto God, He he hears them. compassion is a trigger provoking miracles .but as we all know, the needy can be offensive and the bowels of our flesh can shut down against them .what I'm hearing today is let your prayers cover and cover and cover and recover those that are without God and naked before Him.
And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good. Thou art not able to perform it thyself alone. Exodus 18 verses 17 – 18
Your vision requires the participation of others . Hey even when you are smack dab in the center of your destiny. Even when you are doing what you alone were born to do ,God has written supporting roles for other people in your story .In the previous chapter, Exodus chapter 17, we saw that this truth portrayed in a picture of two men holding up the arms of Moses .Our verse for today says the same thing through the voice of someone wiser and older. When God repeats a truth – one morning in your devotionals and maybe that same night through your pastors midweek sermon- he is pressing the urgency of our getting it! So how do we prepare others (and ourselves )for participation in the vision?
Number one – teaching – and thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws verse 20;
Number two – by example – and thou shalt show the the way wherein they must walk-
Number three- working hands-on with them –and show them the work they must do.
Father: teach me to build your people as I build your vision today !
BLESSING ON YOUR WEEK OF EMBRACING THE PEOPLE IN YOUR DREAM! SEE YOU SATURDAY FOR GET SMART!
LEE'S WORD FOR TODAY 1/6/17
SEPARATE FROM PAST BAGGAGE, DIVORCE OLD SIN, MARRY NEW FUTURE IN CHRIST!
Lee's Word for Today 1/6/17
from past baggage
NEW FUTURE IN CHRIST!
And Lot also, which went with Abraham, had flocks and herds and tents. And the land was not able to bear them, for their substance was great...And Abraham said,
"Lot, separate thyself, I pray thee, from me." Genesis 13v.5; ...forgetting what lies behind, straining for what lies ahead. Phil.3v.13
You can't take it with you. "It" means your (unfruitful) way of thinking, your old " it ain't working" way of working. Abraham's nephew was a dear relative, they had so much in common, so many sweet or tough memories shared. How long before we get God saying, "Separate from your old way. There is a new way."
As always with God, you must obey the first step (separate, leave the baggage, drop it,) before the land under your foot's path for the 2nd step appears.
And the Lord said unto to Abraham AFTER that Lot was separated from him:
Lift up now thine eyes from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward. For all the land that thou seetst, to thee will I give it...v.14-17
FATHER: Show me Your new way today! I PRESS TOWARD THE PRIZE!
Love you guys more than you know,
Will you keep silent at this time, Queen Esther? Now that you have prevailed before the King and your petition for deliverance for you and your nation from the evil Haman Hillary, will you decree, reign and use your authority? Not many days hence, about 30, the inauguration of the President God chose and we died for (died to pizza and blueberry pancakes, died to distractions to cry out, some died to fear of voting Republican for the 1st time!)) will be inaugurated.
Though the media is attempting to spread dishonor and rebellion,your intercession for FULL MORDECAI HONOR will crown the event and will also REAP HONOR for you. The honor you intercede for in these 30 days to January 21 is the degree of honor that will (or won't) come to you in the New Year. God is teaching us to reign in this extraordinary season, this amazing Last Days Age. Can you honor a husband if God gave you one, a boss, a mother-in-law, can you honor the Office of the President or the Plan of God? Skimping on honor at this time, will skimp on the Glory of God!
When God's choice is fully honored, - as Mordecai was - God's reward is FULLY given! God gave the people of the nation light ( a new dawn of hope) and gladness and joy and honor.The enemies of the Kingdom were destroyed. Esther 8v.16 Victory is indeed sweet!
....And the king said to Haman/Hillary, what shall be done to the man whom the king delights to honor?...Haman answered... Let royal apparel be brought which the king has worn(NOTE: THE ANOINTING)
And the horse which the king has ridden
(NOTE: same as David's instructions for Solomon's inaugurations for David's mule to be ridden)and a royal crown be set upon his head.
Let the apparel and horse be delivered to the hand of one of the king's most noble princes. Let him array the man (NOTE: divine order- Mordecai was not putting king's robe on himself- but nobility and established order robing him) whom the king delights to honor and conduct him on horseback through the open square of the city(NOTE: We need to pray for the city- the sea of people to OPEN to Trump and not resist him whom Our king has appointed.)Esther 6v.6-9
The King's instructions in Esther 6v.10 Do so to Mordecai the Jew (Make it happen).
Leave out nothing that you have spoken. (Don't mess this up.)
We need a full Mordecai inauguration. Esther (the church) has prevailed before the King.We won. We Arise, We Shine for Our light has come!