Be on the lookout for divine setups. One of the ways the Lord is going to be bringing deeper revelation this month is by orchestrating opportunities that He knows will uncover hidden things in your soul (mind, will, and emotions).
Don’t despise the testing. Remember the testing of your faith produces perseverance. There are going to be situations that stir up emotions, fears, doubt and unbelief. Don’t panic!
Recognize and ponder your responses and follow them back to their root. Not everything is as it seems at first. Life is not just randomly happening to you. All of the days of your life are written in God’s book.
This will proceed that. Unhealthy patterns and responses are being exposed, doubts and fears are going to be challenged and revealed invalid, what was once thought to be needed will be found to be undesirable, control will be revealed for the illusion that it is, lack a lie, and the idea that God is holding out dispelled in preparation for the divine exchanges this month that will be a part of the life Upgrade in 2017 that God desires to give.
Don’t fall into the comparison trap. Comparison kills contentment. You are a unique creation of the God of the universe. There is a portion of God’s glory only you can reflect. There are good works God created in advance just for you to do. The enemy wants to keep you focused on what other people do, what they look like, what their gifts are, and what they have that you don’t have or what they don’t have that you do because he understands that when you get ahold of the truth of how much the Lord has blessed you with, realize your gifts, talents and potential, and begin to see yourself as fearfully and wonderfully made, you will begin to blossom into the person He had in mind when He created you.
In Christ you are beautiful, powerful, interesting, and worth being pursued with ardent passion. God loves you and longs for you. Thoughts of you are always before Him. He wants you. He longs for deep intimacy with you. He is planning adventures for the two of you to take together and sprinkling divine connections and appointments at strategic points along your journey to brighten and enrich the enjoyment of your life with Him. He sees you in your peril and loves to come to your rescue. He enjoys making plans for your life that are exclusively designed to fit who He has created you to be. There are desires He has placed in your heart as the starting point on the treasure map of your destiny; seek Him and the hidden jewels of their fulfillment along the path of your life.
Drop your defenses and lay aside what is dead and over; open yourself and make room for the overflow of all that God is and all that He has for you. Remove what is blocking the flow by taking your eyes off of what it is you believe you are lacking. Freely you have been given, freely give. As you shift your focus to the Lord, your desires will shift. When you mindfully seek the Lord with all of your heart you will enter into the Great Romance. Allow yourself to be discovered. Dig into the heart of God to see yourself as He does.
Turn from those empty and broken cisterns that leave your longing unfulfilled and your affections unreturned and turn to the Living Water and the Lover of your soul. He will never compare you to another. You are a prize that is sought after. God longs to be close to your heart and gave all He had to secure a way for you to be bound eternally to Him with nothing separating, nothing coming between or muddying the deep waters of spiritual intimacy He created you to share with Him.
He wants to be your hero and rescue over and over again from your shared enemy. He will never leave you or forsake you. There is no limit to His grace and the power His love has to save. He will not stop chasing you until He fills every chamber of your heart, infuses all of your desires to His, cleanses every memory of its power to defile, transforms your personality into who He has created you to be, and frees your soul from all of the debris of the world, the flesh and the devil. He will not stop and will not hold back. He is pressing in on every side to mold you; searching out every angle to find any opening through which you will allow Him to enter in. His goal is your total surrender and abandonment of yourself to His perfect Love.
I know there has been quite an abundance of what appears to be false starts to your assignments, tepid responses to your faith-filled prayers, and inadequate growth of the seeds you have planted. You are looking at today’s conditions as if what can be measured by your mind is the outcome of your confidence. Place your confidence more fully on Me and My promises.
Now is the season I am launching you into the assignments of heaven allocated for you. If you are being moved by your circumstances to doubt that I will answer your prayers, step up higher and enter the fire of My Spirit. Allow My passionate love to consume your reservations that have you holding back from Me your whole heart. Courageously step into the heat and allow it to burn off the dross of your hesitation.
Your harvest has arrived. You have many fields and many crops. You are focusing on the wrong field, a field that is not yet in season and neglecting to go forth in excitement to gather the abundant overflow of the crops that have fully matured. You will need helpers to carry in the overflowing baskets of My provision. Understand this, if you have sown in every season, you will reap in every season. Continue to sow into your next seasons harvest but do not neglect to act in this season to tend the seed that has already been sown. In prayer and in diligence do the work of one that trusts that My hand of provision is always full and reaching out to you. Ask Me to open your eyes to what you have overlooked.
Watch as I lay at your feet the long awaited answer to your prayers. There have not been false starts; there have been needed lessons in order to prepare you for the take-off that is upon you. There are rocket ship launch times on the horizon. The testing and the test runs where necessary to prepare you to captain the ship into the new territories that I am bringing you into at the appointed time. Shake off the shackles of misunderstanding My purpose in your trial runs. They were not mistakes. Strategically we have worked out the kinks that would sabotage your unveiling.
Do not cling to the past or linger long over the memories of days gone by as if they represent where I am taking you or how far you will go. What was, will never be again. Where you are going, I alone know the way and am leading you with My strong hand of power and favor moving on your behalf to clear the way. There is no lack. There is no one that has the ability to abort this process that is leading to the best possible outcome but you. Let go of the false notion that anyone else is standing in your way. Pack your bags, leaving behind all the pointless clutter of yesterday and focus on the task at hand.
You have been handpicked for this mission. You have been trained. Drop the false humility; your lack of confidence does not please Me. I have chosen you, justified you, and equipped you for My purposes to be fulfilled through your life. Stand up and command the spirits of darkness that have come against you to cease and desist. You are no longer to doubt Me or doubt yourself. What I have promised you is coming to pass. Enough of the holding back. Leave behind all that is no longer serving My purposes for your life and step into the future that I have prepared for you today.
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