Monthly Archives: July 2015

Come Inside Jesus’s World

God has a habit of waking me early. Today, He was particularly merciful to me. Instead of waking at 3 or 5, He waited until close to 7. Was wrapping up a good dream, and was happy to awaken. I woke up, thankful, sleepy and ready for whatever He chose. My head, heart and spirit is so full of life today.

Now, don’t get me wrong. That  does not mean, I woke up, naturally feeling great. But, what I know is, it is so WORTH it, to come inside Jesus’s world. So here I sit, before His throne. Come and join me, won’t you? It is time for a glimpse into the world of Heavenly Eternal.

Inside Jesus’s world, it is always peaceful. But, we’ll get back to that. The intent here, is not necessarily to compare. More to reveal what is rare and precious to our amazing God. Stay with me, because it is about to get good. 😉 He speaks a lot in the mornings.

I asked the LORD, “What would you like others to know about your world?” His answer was simple. He said, “In my world there is LOVE. It is not love as your world knows. But, it is LOVE that is real. There is nothing false in my world. ”

He’s taking this post a whole new direction. I thought, that this was going to be about a movie we saw. We’ll get to that part, in a moment. The movie was about THIS world, and what happens when it works apart from God. But, before we go there, let’s focus on the LOVE.

“When I was a child, I thought like a child. But, then I became a man, and put away childish ways.” This is scripture, from the word of God. He talks to us, about His life. Jesus never apologized for who He was, and is. So, why do we? Especially, when WE are willing vessels, for His Glory to shine. We must stop apologizing for the LOVE of God arriving.

Looking back to the Garden of Eden, when the choice was made, to betray God; we see clearly several things. One, immediately, they felt guilty. Why? Because the decision was life altering. Two, that guilt and condemnation was a generational curse. The curses took roots, through the agreement with the enemy.

So, what happened when the agreement was changed? Well, first there was discipline for His kids. Why did God discipline them? Why does He discipline US today? The answer is simple. He LOVES us. The word of God states, “He disciplines those He loves.”  God’s LOVE itself is not conditional. But, receiving the LOVE, is conditional. There is a reason. If WE are not willing to walk away from the enemy’s plans, WE will NEVER fully receive the plans of God.

Now, to the movie that He led us to watch. We watched “Jurassic World.” This movie was interesting. It shows the torment that the world is currently battling. Why were people killed by these creatures? Because they were afraid, and they gave into that fear. You might say, they were married to the fear. It was what was leading the way for them.

Those that were the lead characters, were led by passion and purpose. Ultimately, they were not just trying to survive and conquer. They wanted to SAVE the people that they loved. It was not a perfect film. But, it sure did have a lot in it. Starting at the beginning, it began in a lab.

Therein, begins the problem. These people were trying desperately to create. Yet, not even bothering to consult the REAL creator. They created a world, from another world, that was before. Don’t we see that all around us? I don’t know about you, but I have noticed quite a few “mini worlds.” The film centers on a theme park. A place built to bring joy, they say, but really at the core is about MONEY.

No place that is made for that purpose, in God’s eyes is a success. However, that does NOT mean, that God cannot and will not move there. Because, God is not limited by anything. We can temporarily stop blessings from arriving. But, we cannot and will NOT ever stop God, or His LOVE. Not even the enemy can do that.

In this film, the man who is the hero, has a bond with the dinosaurs. I saw this, as compassion. It is a major aspect of LOVE. If we do not have that, we are a clanging symbol. We have a pointless existence without LOVE. If you have ever felt useless, worthless, like there was no reason for living; love may be missing.

In the end, the children are the ones who have the answers. Please take note of this. That is scriptural. To let the “Little children come to HIM.” He says, “Let nothing hinder them, because the KINGDOM of Heaven is made of such as these.” The child in us, is what taps into Jesus. But, we have been taught not to feed that. We have been taught in error. Jesus desires us to have child like faith, yet to allow HIM authority. This means, that we have faith of a child, and even renewed and redeemed experiences. But, when it is time, we put away childish ways.

In the film, what is interesting, is the evil creature, that usually would destroy the people, destroys the OTHER evil creature. It destroys the one, who is trying to take it’s job. In psalm 37 it refers to evil. Specifically it states, “The wicked will destroy themselves.” Also, what I thought of, was as the team was united, the enemy became the footstool.

I also thought of the book of Esther. In this book God’s name is never mentioned. Yet, as one theologian pointed out. His name is clearly ON the book. This movie, I don’t believe ever mentions God. But, He was clearly present in a way, that should become more obvious. Especially for those of us, who go on a God hunt every single day.

So, here is my question. Are you looking for a way into Jesus’s world? In the film there are 4 people who conquer. The number 4 stands for Biblically, creative miracle in the earth. These heroes, are the starts of this film. But, who are you? Are you a conqueror? If you are hidden in Jesus, you most definitely ARE.

But, if you are stuck in bitterness, and hopelessness, grief, despair, unforgiveness, and anything else that is unholy, you will stay there. You have to ASK for a way out. You must seek HIS ways. He will come and rescue you. He is here, and waiting. Have you said YES to HIM? Because, if you have, then it is NOT too late. He can and will redeem the time. Why, will He do this? Because He LOVES YOU.

He is not focusing on every sin, or mistake. He sees the flaws that we have as intricacies. He developed each of us, as a special and unique gift. He just wants our mistakes, and brokenness surrendered before HIM. Because, then, WE can participate MORE with HIS world.

There comes a time, when you know the word of God. But, you may not KNOW God. It is then, that He will bring you out into the ocean of the world, and SHOW OUT. He will prove HIMSELF to you, because HE LOVES you. SO, I say to you, keep believing, and receiving, the GOOD. Not, from a way that you ignore the bad. But, more from a place of KNOWING and be able to REST in the facts.

The facts are, that in JESUS’s world, death leads to resurrection and new life. In His world, He always wins. He NEVER sleeps or slumbers. The enemy is already defeated there, and is NOT allowed entry. In Jesus’s world, everyone gets along, and works in holiness and Heavenly unity. In His world, there is freedom 100% of the time. Shouldn’t we live there? In the land that HE promised, is where His world resides. It is finished, and WE don’t have to worry. But, WE do have to obey the plans of God.

If you have chaos in your life, and there is no peace. Then, the fact is, the REAL Jesus, does not have full authority there. SO, the wisdom is to seek HIM for the changes. They will be good, in the end. But, that does not mean that they will not, at times hurt like hell. Because, suffering here, through Jesus, is an honor to Him. If you know the weapons of warfare, but they sit on the floor, and never get use; expect attacks.

But, if you are allowing JESUS to fight for you, and through you, then the peace will NOT stay hidden forever. The more you THANK HIM and praise HIM, the more you will notice the manifestations of HIS GLORY. Come visit Jesus’s world. He created it for you. He desires you to move in, and take up residency there. It is a GREAT place to live, and the ONLY place that WE can survive and thrive. The ticket into His world, is repentance. Will you come inside today?

25 Jul 2015

A TWISTER, A TWISTER, A TWISTER

11066525_968046523236018_2138022594946879186_nThis title, just has so much in it. First off, the enemy, as we know can come in like a flood. It can just feel like a storm of chaos at times. I think WE all can agree on that. But, HERE is the best part about God. HIS power, for the purpose of GOOD, puts satan’s attempts to flight. The fact is, that most of us were simply taught a lot of error. Not going to blame anyone. It is just true.

We need to KNOW, not just believe God will fight for us. In the movie “Hitch” the main character talks about LOVE. The way He speaks of it, is mostly how the world defines it. There is a scene where He points to HIS gut. He says, “I feel it down deep, like in THIS area.” Do we digest God’s LOVE? I mean, DO WE? Because, it would be wonderful to say that, each time we get hugs and kisses, we thank God. I can’t say that I always have. In fact, to be really transparent, I RAN AWAY from the LOVE of GOD, for years.

It is so funny, how God works. He knows EXACTLY what WE need and when WE need it. I started this blog article, by His Grace, days ago. I had a plan to come back and finish that day. BUT GOD. You see, HE has NO limitations. WE as HIS kids, have NO LIMITS through HIM, and HIS LOVE. He reminded me, again, as He does daily, that I, nor anyone else, can MESS up HIS plans. Isn’t that incredible to know? That, as WE stay repentant before GOD and in full surrender to HIS will, HEavEN will eventually arrive. WHAT A PROMISE!!!!!

Every day, ever since I can remember, I have been JUst consumed by the LOVe of God. Let me be VERY clear, this does not mean it felt good. There were times that because of this consumption, I was pulled into VERY dark places. Even at that time, He was using me to plant seeds of HIS LOVE, and to rescue. I don’t think I was aware of that then. Looking back on my past, from HIS perspective, and seeing it ALL had purpose, only recently has comforted me.

God’s LOVE is like a tornado, an earth quake, a volcano erupting, a tsunami, a hurricane, a plane crash, a car crash, and everything else that the world considers a disaster. I have NEVER experienced it, to the degree, that I and WE, did in 2013. It was the day, that it felt like the MUSIC died in our lives. I had a vision, and in the vision, I saw a HUGE tornado. I was standing outside the tornado, and I was watching. I remember seeing a vision of all those who had been considered enemies, and the plans they had to destroy. Again, but God. Then, I saw a vision of the Lion of Judah, a Holy Rainbow Flame representing Holy Spirit and the Incredibly bright light, to represent the Heavenly Father. I saw our family in a gold circle. Later, that circle, would turn to fire. I will never forget what was said to me. The LORD spoke and said, “No matter what THIS LOOKS like I WIN.”

Lots of people say that they follow God. But, Jesus commands us to TEST the spirits. Another way of saying this, is to look at the fruit. The vision I had reminded me, that my JOB is to LOVE. To always forgive, especially when undeserved, and to KEEP speaking blessings and JOY upon every one WE come in contact with. Even if, those people are sent on assignment for evil, God can move. HIS hand is NOT too short. It NEVER will be.

Many of YOU, may be standing outside watching the twister, like I was. But, I say this to you about the LOVE of God. It will pull you INTO the storm. You know why??? Because inside the STORMS, is where HIS rescue takes place. FOLLOW the PEACE of JESUS. It is NOT like any other that exists. It is HIS PEACE that anchors us to HIS desires. It TRULY surpasses ALL other understanding. It was and IS His peace that carries us. It causes us to reach up and out every day to God, and THROUGH HIM.

Lord, we repent for things known and unknown. We thank YOU for the storms in our lives. YOU Jesus, are so faithful!!!!! Help us, to receive MORE of Heaven. To be not religious, or forceful and fearful. Help us to EMBRACE your LOVE. To the VERY fullest, make us to overflow LORD JESUS. In Your Holy name, and blood. The name of Jesus REIGNS supreme. AMEN

The day I mentioned, the one where the music seemed to die, was the day our youngest daughter went HOME to be with Jesus. WE will always be her parents. I told my husband that, just the other day. But, WE are still here, and WE, through the power of GOD, must move forward. HIS LOVE wins every battle set before us. Because of what JESUS endured on a cross, in Calvary, WE can CHOOSE HOLY FREEDOM.

It is time, to NOT be afraid of HIS LOVE in you anymore. It is TIME to not be afraid of HIs LOVE, in HIS babies anymore. RECEIVE it! Yes sometimes, just to be real with you, it WILL hurt like HELL. But, JESUS has made promises, and HE will KEEP them. WE will see them, sooner than we thought. HE IS FAITHFUL. Through the STORMS, HIS LOVE will RAIN. He is Sovereign, and I thank GOD for HIS REIGN in our lives.

In His Grace and GLORY,

E and Fam

 

05 Jul 2015