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Life forever giving glory to You. . . .
For years I had been receiving words that I need to write down the tid-bits that Daddy-God has shown me, so I started in 2011 even tho I was hesitant bc I didn't want my God-stories to come across as me-stories. I don't share my stories bc I need to talk, I share my stories bc I'm bursting w/ an awe and wonder of Him! While I have never wanted others to groan thru the details, I so want them to know that if it matters to us, it matters to Him, every little part... and! the details are usually where Daddy-God's Glory shines the brightest bc He is Lord of the details!! - After Heidi Baker told her story of how the Lord clarified to her that He wanted her to tell her Jesus-stories, He said to me, So, are you going to learn the easy way or the hard way? So, here it goes -
One of my greatest desires is to see what Daddy-God can do when He is not hindered, not held back because of sin, unbelief/doubt, fear, and any other generational patterns that are not Kingdom. . . I am desperate to live out the greatest extent of the fullness of what He can accomplish in, thru, and with a completely yielded human being. There is so much of His Kingdom out there, all around us, and we've only begun to tap into it to make it apart of our daily reality. Not everything that happens is Daddy-God's Will or Plan, so I want more, all of Him and His Kingdom Reality that this human frame can handle, everything I need to be able to partner w/ Him to bring His Kingdom of freedom, wholeness, healing, miracles, peace, overflowing joy, ... to earth!
Renewed awareness in memory of a treasured one, July of 2013. How he loved and honored others well - Even tho a completely yielded heart that goes after Him and bringing His Kingdom here may be a great thing, am I going to be able to answer that final question: did I actually learn to Love? Since this ultimately is why we are on this planet, is my life all about learning how to truly Love and pour myself out for others as Daddy-God, Jesus and Holy Spirit relentlessly pour Themselves and all Their Love into me?
Since God is Love, what does that look like?
August 31, 23
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
I just came across a little illustration Daddy-God had given me ten years ago for my not-so-little treasure...
Daddy-God showed me how making cookies is a good picture of why we need to listen to Him and obey Him. There are many things God asks us to do. Some of the things He asks us to do are easy, and some are hard. Some seem very important, while others seem not important at all. Yet everything He asks us to do has a purpose. Like the baking soda we put in the cookie mix, it doesn't taste good by itself, but it helps the cookies to be soft! So we can't leave out the baking soda just because it tastes bad. Also, too much sugar or butter in the cookies will make us feel sick.
In the same way, we need to follow the recipe He gives each of us because He has a special future planned for each of us. Just as if He was making almond cookies for you and fudge cookies for me, some of the ingredients for your future, the things He asks you to do or not do, will be different from some of the ingredients for my future, the things He asks me to do or not do.Posted by Jessica at 11:30 PM. Post a comment.
July 30, 23
Judge in favor of the weak and the fatherless. Vindicate the oppressed and the poor. Psalms 82:3
During my college years, I had a choir director who exemplified this so well. He was very safe because he had standards that he maintained without being overbearing or unpleasant, and I enjoyed seeing the girls from my counseling group hanging out in his areas. He was safe, and we all enjoyed being in his environment. He very tactfully didn't tolerate dishonoring or inappropriate topics of conversation, just redirected the conversation to build relationship, "I don't want to go there. You have a recital coming up, don't you? What will you be playing? ..." True strength and power/influence isn't only seen or heard, it's felt, setting things right and keeping vulnerable people safe.Posted by Jessica at 1:19 PM. Post a comment.
May 29, 23
Peter said, "Lord, if it is really you, then tell me to come to you on the water."
Pastor Gabe talked about perspective yesterday, how faith is what we see and hope is how we see. When something concerning comes up, health issues, finances, etc.,the enemy or just life can make it feel overwhelming and like everything is crumbling around us. If we can turn and look into Jesus' face and seek His perspective, the overwhelming storm will die down so we can see what He sees and hear His Everything else is fine, I've got this.Posted by Jessica at 12:30 PM. Post a comment.
I find it fascinating that our God, being Alive and "Omnivita" All-Life, celebrates life. The clean and unclean laws God gave the Israelites reveals His celebration of life, because everything He said was "unclean" had some relationship with death, decay or feces. He never celebrates death, decay or anything that partnners with death or decay/feces. This isn't about food laws since Paul wrote about respecting each others' convictions (Romans 14). I just love looking into the patterns in laws God set for His people to see what He's saying.
Obedience draws the Father, Jesus and Holy Spirit to inhabit our lives, which in turn brings all of heaven and its blessings into our lives. But obedience never looks like an obvious solution to a problem, like closing a door for me isn't an obvious fix for a mind-set that needs to change, but if He says to close a door, it'll give me everything I need for changing that mind-set as well for the surrounding circumstances.Posted by Jessica. Post a comment.
Janury 1, 23
David asked the Lord, "Should I pursue them? Will I overtake them?"
Pastor Bill gave a word this morning: One of the greatest mysteries for me personally, in my walk with the Lord is trying to figure out when he wants to do something for me and when he wants to do something through me, because they're completely different. One is I stand by and I see the salvation of the world. I watch him act on my behalf. And the other is it won't happen unless I do something. Standing by watching won't cause anything to happen.
There's this moment in Israel's history of the people of God, that we're living in Samaria. were starving, and they were starving. They were doing things that were indescribable to stay alive. And a prophet came to me one day and said tomorrow about this time, you will have abundance and it was just the most ridiculous prophecy maybe ever given. It was it was the most unbelievable. In fact, the guy who was kind of in charge mocked the prophet and the prophet told him yeah, you won't taste of it because you're gonna be dead. And sure enough, he died. He didn't get to taste of the bounty. But the next day, bounty broke loose.
There's another story that I actually felt like the Lord brought to mind this morning. It's a personal favorite is David had just gone through hell. I mean, it's kind of like 2022 For some of you just had really gone through a rough patch. And it ended at his absolute lowest point. At First Samuel 30 And he's lost everything. As far as kids are gone, all of his friends everything day. On is gone. Family everything. Just got even worse because all of his friends said, "Let's just kill David. That's got to be the answer." So he's at his lowest point and he goes to the Lord. And the Lord says this pursue. He's telling him, Go after your enemy, pursuing for you overtake with without fail, you will recover all pursue, you will overtake and without fail, you will recover all.
Sometimes the Lord brings it into your life. And sometimes we pursue to overtake for our lives. There are moments where you stand behind you watch it work. We've all seen it. He's just out of the blue just his grace is demonstrated. But I just have this sense, at least for many of us. The 2023 is going to be a year of pursuit and the promise is you will recover all the promises. The promise is you will recover all the promise is you will recover all there's like 7000 promises in the Bible and they're all looking for a home. There's over 7000 promises in the Bible that are looking for a heart to be at rest in a place where they can germinate and bring forth fruitfulness that brings glory to God in the earth. And I feel like that's us. And millions of others. That includes us. I want us to pray. I want us to pray that the person on your right on your left that this will be a year where they recover. According to Proverbs six, you don't just recover it seven times when you lost seven times what you lost. So just put a hand on the shoulder of someone next to grab a hand do something and just begin to pay for them. And the way you wish they prepped for you. I do encourage you this time, pray out loud. And I want you to pray for the spirit of breakthrough to come upon these that you're prayingPosted by Jessica at 11:55 PM. Post a comment.
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Something that's been increasing in me is the concept that we all are limited in some capacity, but with God we can always do what we were created to do. He hasn't called me to run the 4 minute mile..He has called me to heal and grow as a leader so that I can be a covering of safety and bring others into freedom. So any hoops (getting a degree that will open higher job opportunities, growing from the good/bad/ugly, learning how differently people think and what they need to feel loved and supported, etc) I need to jump through, I have to trust Him to provide what I need to learn/accomplish each thing. Does our level of trust and believing Him to come through determine our level of ability (or disability)? If He's in what we're going for, we will ALWAYS have what we need by looking to Him. So, knowing what to go after is still all about being in relationship with the One who formed us🙃Posted by Jessica at 11:10 AM. Post a comment.
August 21, 22
There are very few things we will only be able to offer up while we are on this ball of land and water: the sacrifice of our thanksgiving and praise (Hebrews 13:15). Interestingly, thankfulness and praise bring us into His Presence, so what could life be like if we rejoice always, pray without ceaasing, and in everything give thanks and praise His Name...Posted by Jessica at 3:44 PM. Post a comment.
As our Father, Daddy-God protects, provides and promotes us.
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As our Father, Daddy-God protects, provides and promotes us.
Posted by Jessica. Post a comment.Protects - So don't fear, because I am with you. Don't be dismayed, because I am your God. I will strengthen you and will help you; I will uphold you with My righteous right hand that saves and protects you; Isaiah 41:10
Nov 15... 21, 21
Living a holy life isn't about folowing a list of do's and don'ts, it's bringing Kingdom through loving and honoring the one in front of us.Posted by Jessica at 2:20 PM. Post a comment.
Nov 3, 21
Do angels have emotions like we do? They obviously operately differently than we do. What if Daddy-God gave us a more full range of emotions as a blessing for us who were created in His image? If so, it makes sense for the enemy to target our emotions and use them to tear us apart and destroy us. Could that be why we are to offer Him "sacrifice of praise"? - We were created to feel emotions and develop them to a beautiful degree and intensity. He knew that worshipping thru the hard stuff (a sacrifice we can only offer Him here on earth) keeps our focus on Him so that the waves of bad emotions won't pull us down and harm us. Giving Him a sacrifice of praise also untangles the good from the bad, so that we can further develop our emotions correctly and come away with peace and amazing insights once the pain/tough emotions die down to a manageable degree .. an insanely difficult discipline to develop that ironically keeps us sane.Posted by Jessica at 3:45 PM. Post a comment.
Oct 11, 21
Daddy-God first gave me this verse when I was learning how to step out in obedience, and He truly did hide me from "accusing tongues." It was finals week, and I had been trusting Him for places to stay as I finished my undergrad studies. I was at a friend's apartment for that last week, and when the RD stopped by and saw us in our pjs she didn't say a word about it..He covered me and provided what I needed to finish out the semester. Now, here I am in a job where I can be blamed if a testing candidate doesn't pass a certification, or an instructor thinks I've allowed a student to cheat... This week in our study on the Names of God, we looked at Maon (Dwelling), Metsuda (Fortress), Megan (Shield), Machseh (Refuge) and Migdal-Oz (Strong Tower). It was a comforting and strengthening reminder that He is me Machseh and my Metsuda, protection from "accusing tongues".Posted by Jessica at 11:45 PM. Post a comment.
Sept 21, 21
Summer has come to an end. I have work and enough income, as well as empowering people to connect with on Sundays! It truly is all about attitude and trust as we follow His Peace. Daddy-God also reminded me that I'm not alone as I bring His Kingdom into the places I'm going, and I was reminded of the gryphons coming from the air! I love how they are an eagle lion - Holy Spirit and Jesus working together on our behalf!Posted by Jessica. Post a comment.
June 27, July 14, August 6, 21
The last weekend in July, I opened my laptop to work on my dreams/prayers/words notebook, and it wouldn't turn on. No matter what I did or prayed, it was deader than dead. I had most everything backed up except for the latest work on my notebook, but it felt like the notebook the last part of me that wasn't slowly disappearing. So the next Friday morning, I went to it and prayed to have it back "one last time", and it turned on! Needless to say, I saved it and have been working on it and backing it up. :) He is the Father God who Restores and Redeems...Posted by Jessica. Post a comment.
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