Jumat, 07 April 2017

The Path I Have Paved for You


The Path I Have Paved for You

My child, do not look to the left or the right and compare your life to others. For the road I have called you to walk is one that I have paved by my very own hands. It is a trail that is not traveled by all, so do not simply follow the path that is most traveled, but be sure that you are following my voice, every step of the way.
Be open to what I have to say and do not be afraid to walk on water. The life I have given you is meant to be lived and enjoyed. It is meant to take you places that are beyond your imagination.
So step out with zeal and great expectation. Look forward to the day for what it is... a life of adventure that I have created before you. Do not be afraid to walk the narrow path or to take risks, child, for through it you will find the abundant life. Amen.

Sabtu, 18 Maret 2017

Boasting in the Cross


Boasting in the Cross
“God forbid that I should boast
except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,
by whom the world has been crucified to me,
and I to the world.”
GALATIANS 6:14

Whereas the Holy Spirit is instrumental in the increase of Christ, the Cross is instrumental in the decrease of Self. Remember that the whole trouble with man is his inherent tendency to travel a path that is independent of his Creator. This is why the Cross must do a very deep, thorough work in every disciple of Jesus.

As Self is submitted to Christ, Sin begins to lose its power of attraction, and Satan has no more leverage. The night He was betrayed, Jesus told His disciples, “The ruler of this world is coming, and he has nothing in Me” (John 14:30). That is to say, there was nothing in the Lord Jesus that the devil could use to get an advantage over Him. This is the condition He desires for each of His disciples, and the Cross is the means through which that condition is arrived at.


Source: "Embrace the Cross" by Chip Brogden

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Kamis, 09 Februari 2017

God's Simple Solution


God's Simple Solution
“Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,
and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.”
ROMANS 13:14

God’s Solution to the problem of sin, self, and satan is to have us put on the Lord Jesus. Only through Him can we “make no provision for the flesh,” and only through Him can we “stand against the wiles of the devil.” We dare not make it more complicated when the Lord has made it simple.
To focus on our flesh and on our enemy is a huge waste of time. Instead, we must perceive just how glorious the Son of God is, and press deeply into Him. Do you have a method, or a Man? It is not about me, my flesh, or the devil – it is all about Christ, and as He is increased, none of these other things can do anything but be decreased.


Source: "Lord of All" by Chip Brogden

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The Prince of Peace

Apostle Colette Toach

The Prince of Peace

Be still and listen to my voice, child. For when the winds are blowing hard and it seems that you have no control over your sails, it is then, that you must be still and listen to My voice. Do you remember how I stilled the storm? I am the Prince of Peace and if I am your King, then are you not also covered in peace?
So let my love and my peace rule over you. Allow Me to cover you from every doubt and fear. Look up to me and I will displace your fears with faith in my power. You will see that you have the One who has overcome the world, living inside of you.
Do not be shaken, child, but come to me. See how big my hands are and how strong my arms can be, to carry you through. The storms that you face, are but a breeze to me and with one word, I can gain the attention of the tallest mountains. Every creature bows down to me and all the kingdoms of this world are servants to me. I can turn every storm around for your favor and change the direction of every wind. So be still and know that I am God. You are Mine and I am yours. Amen

Where the Power Lies

Apostle Colette Toach

Where the Power Lies

My power is mighty to save and deliver, child. I can move mountains out of your way and blast away the giants that stand before you. So why not use my strength? Why not use my authority and the weapons that I have given you?
Do not push in your own strength, but take up the sword, the shield, and the power of my anointing. What took you all of your might, would take you very little strength, when you do it with my anointing.
What have you put your hands to today? Where have you committed your focus? Stop in this moment, and instead of pushing through on your own, tap into my anointing inside of you. Speak my Word, use faith, hope and love and see the mountains tremble before you. There is success when you are in Me, child. So let your yoke be light by picking up the anointing and using my Name.
In you is everything you need to overcome every obstacle, so take up the mighty weapons before you and let us conquer what lies ahead together, for there is much to look forward to and many victories to claim. Amen

Don't Instruct the Master


Don't Instruct the Master
“Far be it from You, Lord;
this shall not happen to You!”
MATTHEW 16:22

See how many times the disciples tried to correct the Lord. See how many times they argued with the Lord. See how many times their thoughts contradicted the Master. See how many times they urged Him to take action. And the Lord, ever patient, would correct them.

In every case we see that He is the Lord, and they are the disciples. The roles must never be confused. He is the Master, and we are His servants. We do not command Him, but He commands us. We do not lead Him, but He leads us. He was not created for us, but we were created for Him. He does not serve us according to our pleasure, but we serve Him according to His pleasure. So we must be adjusted to Him, and not the other way around. The Lord will never apologize to us and say, “I’m sorry, I was wrong. We’ll do it your way.” How laughable! How absurd! But we often live as if we expect Him to do that very thing. We have not humbled ourselves.


Source: "Embrace the Cross" by Chip Brogden

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Senin, 30 Januari 2017

The Privilege of Patmos

The Privilege of Patmos
“I, John, both your brother and companion
in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of
Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called
Patmos for the word of God and for
the testimony of Jesus Christ.”
-REVELATION 1:9

Since John is an Overcomer, God sends out the call for Overcomers through John. John is symbolic of all Overcomers, and he is the instrument through which God raises up Overcomers.

I can relate to John. I know many of us feel as if we are alone, in exile, in a wilderness. Gradually we feel we are being shut up and shut out by others who have not seen what we have seen. It is right THERE, in the desert place, in the place of exile, in the place of banishment, in the place of dryness, in the place of darkness, that Christ is revealed to us. This ought to encourage us no matter what our situation.

Source: "The Prophetic Mandate" by Chip Brogden

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