Don't Give Up
By: Jeff Gill - Monday, Mar 16, 2009 - 07:09:09 AM
The Lord said in this world we would have tribulation but take heart he has overcome the world. By him saying that this means we are going to have trials and going through some trying times. During the life of Christ while he dwelled here on earth he was tested, tried and went through adversity. Since the earth is not our home will never be completely satisfied or at rest here. This our temporary dwelling place.
This is not our home. Heaven is our home and will be our permanent dwelling place. We have an eternal dwelling place where the streets are paved with gold and the angels cry out HOLY, HOLY. In Revelation 21:4 it says, And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. In heaven there is neither day nor night because he is the light.
Even Jesus himself could testify about being tempted, tested, persecuted, and lied on. For example in
In Matthew 4:1-11 it talks about how after he fasted for 40 days and 40 nights the devil came and to tempt Jesus. But what did Jesus do? He spoke the word. He said to the Devil (Satan) It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. So that is exactly what we need to do at all times. Speak the word.
Tell The devil you not giving up, Tell the devil you are going to make it. Yes, you're going through but you're coming out. In Jesus Name.
In Ecclesiastes 3:1 it says, To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven.
All of us have been waiting on God to manifest some of his promises in our lives. I want you to know that it shall COME TO PASS.
While God is preparing you and getting you equipped for the battle. Know and believe that you already got the victory because the battle is not yours anyway it's the Lords. Does are God ever lose a Battle? No. and he never will. He can do anything but fail.
So Believer while you are praying, while you are interceding, while you are standing in the Gap for your family, friends, your son, and your daughter. While you are fasting, Start visualizing, seeing yourself delivered and set free. Start seeing your relatives delivered, Start seeing God getting the victory over your life and your families life lives. Start seeing yourself getting that promotion or that raise.
God said he would make you the head and not the tail, above only and not beneath. Declare the blessings of Abraham over your life.
Cast down every imagination and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bring into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:5).
Even when you don't see it because God in heaven who sits on throne sees everything he knows the past, present and future. He knows all about it. Make the decision today to take the limits off of God. When we release it all to God than the burden is then lifted off of us.
In (Matthew 11:28-30) it says,
Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Open up your mouth and speak the word.
Everytime you come into a situation where you don't know what to do or how you are going to make it just start speaking the word because it's sharper than a two-edged sword, Gods word is powerful and alive. It's Living. Don't forget to praise God in advance for your miracle, for your breakthrough, for your new beginning. Praise like what you asked for is already done. This type of faith moves God. Always remember that when you speak the word of God it Prospers.
It cannot return unto him void but prospers in the thing whereto he sent it.
Gods word prospers.
Defining Prosper: to make successful or fortunate, to become strong and flourishing.
In other words the word makes stuff happen and it succeeds.
Meditate on his word, keep his law and statues in your heart. Speak those things that be not as though they were. Decree and Declare the scriptures. God's word is food to the soul of the Believer. It can change you, encourage you, uplift you and strengthen you.
Here are a few scriptures to help in times of need:
Cast your cares upon the Lord for he careth for you. (1 Peter 5:7)
Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning. (Psalms 30:5)
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick but when the desire come it is a tree of life (Proverbs 13:12)
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary and they shall walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31)
For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous and his ears are open unto there prayers but the face of the Lord is against those that do evil. (1Peter 3:12)
For he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. (Hebrews 11:8)
He giveth power to the faint and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. (Isaiah 40:29)
God Bless you Chosen Generation
Written by: Andrea Scott
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