Friday, April 14, 2017

GOOD FRIDAY

GOOD FRIDAY 

THE PASSION OF CHRIST

Wounded For Me




It is only in HIS wounds that the risen Christ can be touched.

May The Lord bless and keep you ! Where there are two or more touching and agreeing in HIS name, God is in the midst working out HIS plan and manifesting HIS GLORY! 

May you be engulfed in HIS Presence and always remain assured of The Love of God that knows no depth, height, nor width! Jesus proved the depths of His love for each of on His walk to Golgatha! 
May HE anoint you and clear the path for you to do HIS Will! 
May The Lord charge HIS Angels to protect you from the attacks of the enemy Beloved of The Most High! 
May The Lord LORD lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace as well as you and your loved ones now and forever! 

BE STILL AND KNOW

Blessings! 





"He was despised and rejected by men; 
a man of sorrows,
and acquainted with grief."
Isaiah 53:3



"However long the night, the dawn will break."
African Proverb






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Sunday, April 09, 2017

PASSION AND PRAISE: PALM SUNDAY REFLECTION


PASSION AND PRAISE



Passion is derived from the word that means “suffer.” As we reflect upon the significance of Palm Sunday during the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, we do so with excitement, praise, anticipation, and renewed hope. While our hearts and minds are catapulted into spheres of joy, praise, and pregnant expectation, they must also be tempered by imminence of the clandestine presence of suffering that resides within the corridors and shadows of praise, not for the purpose of suppressing our joy, but to remind us that where there is no cross, there is no crown.

While the masses gathered to welcome Jesus, many had no inherent idea what he was really about. Many had hoped that he was the Messiah, which in their minds meant a political leader, who would bring salvation from political and societal oppression and debauchery, and overthrow the Roman aristocracy. After all, Jesus had raised the dead and performed many miracles recorded and not recorded, thus, the populous assumed that Jesus would restore the kingdom of David and free them from Roman rule.

While there was veracity in the hopes, expectations, and dreams of the masses, many had misunderstood, fallen short of comprehending, and recklessly overlooked that the necessity of the fulfillment of The Passion of Jesus Christ of which Psalm Sunday was the precursor; i.e., suffering would still unfold before authentic praise would be perfected and fulfilled. For we know that “God moves in mysterious ways his wonders to perform” and the word of God reminds us “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord, For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9.

In essence, the plan of God was operative on a higher plane not yet understood by the hearts of men and women. Regarding the manifestation of perfected praise, perfected praise is a profoundly deeply-rooted honor and reverence of thanksgiving that Believers lift up to God, who has saved and blessed them by his grace through the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Perfected praise is also birthed by purification through the fire of trials where joy and peace are the Believers’ companion where hopelessness and despair should otherwise reside.  

Thus, while Believers, Witness Bearers of The Faith, must approach Palm Sunday with joy and shouting “Hosanna,” which means “save now,” we must also do so with a sober reverence to God because within “The Cup” that overflowed with praises bestowed upon Jesus, were bitter dregs of suffering of which Jesus was aware. In essence, while the focus of the masses was on the material world, the focus of Jesus was on a mission of a higher call and vastly more enormous than one place and one time, for it was a mission that would transform all that was, all that is, and all that shall be! Glory to God in The Highest!!! God is the Alpha and the Omega and within the Passion of Jesus, “the Beginning and the End” were reconciling themselves that the excellency of Christ would be made manifest!

Importantly and ironically, the masses who shouted Hosanna during the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, were comprised of the same masses who displayed the fickleness of the human heart just a few days later in their angry and insulting vulgarities and chants requests to Pilate to “Crucify Him!” This dynamic causes the Believer to keep ever present the question that Jesus proposed when he stated, “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Mark 8:36. Place not your hope and faith in accolades of men and women, but God Almighty Beloved of God! An important point to mention here to us as believers is that we must resist the temptation to place God in a box as well! The Lord is doing a new thing!!! Just as Jesus was not finished with the plan of God during his triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, God is not finished with you yet nor his plans for your life Beloved of God! Keep the Faith and continue to press forward to the mark of the high calling in Jesus Christ!

While our eyes are fixed on Easter morning and the joyous outpouring of grace and gratitude that was is manifested through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, let us not forget the rough and rocky precipice that Jesus took and that we must take to get there. Christian Lyric Writer, Jennie E. Hussey, echoed these sentiments in a hymn that she penned in 1921, “Lead Me To Calvary.”

Lead Me To Calvary

        King of my life, I crown Thee now,
        Thine shall the glory be;
        Lest I forget Thy thorn-crowned brow,
        Lead me to Calvary.

Refrain:
Lest I forget Gethsemane,
Lest I forget Thine agony;
Lest I forget Thy love for me,
Lead me to Calvary.

Show me the tomb where Thou wast laid,
Tenderly mourned and wept;
Angels in robes of light arrayed
Guarded Thee whilst Thou slept.

Let me like Mary, through the gloom,
Come with a gift to Thee;
Show to me now the empty tomb,
Lead me to Calvary.

May I be willing, Lord, to bear
Daily my cross for Thee;
Even Thy cup of grief to share,
Thou hast borne all for me.





Be Blessed
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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

HAPPY NEW PRAYER 2017

Happy New Year





As we embrace the dawning of the New Year 2016 and the twilight of the Present Year 2017,

May we thank the Lord for another chapter in our lives,

May we live each page with renewed hope, purpose, vision, and meaning as we touch the lives of other inspiring them to new heights of discovery and enlightenment,

May we live each day anew with joyful hope and unquenchable inspiration,

May we be gifted by the wonder, majesty, and the bliss of excited expectation for dreams to be fulfilled in the plan of God...through many dangers, toils, and snares our Heavenly Father has watched over us,

May we greet others with a banner of peace, songs of joy, and greetings of glad tidings of The Good News of Mercy, Grace, Love, and Faith,

May our faith be re-ignited and set a flame by The Holy Spirit and Sacred Breath of a loving and merciful God,

May we be enraptured by the safety and embraced by the infinite love of God...a love that will never let us go,

May we be courageous enough to embrace the strength of our weakness,
and humble enough to embrace the weakness of our strength,

May we be encouraged by the assurance that we are on the heart and the mind of God,

May we love so deeply that we risk to set the world aflame with love, joy, compassion, benevolence, peace, and Godly inspiration,

May the Love of God soar us to new heights, greater depths, and infinite possibilities not yet fathomed, Beloved of The Most High,

May we trust God without restraint, reticence, nor reluctance, and for doing so remain buoyant on his everlasting promises,

May the lantern of our hearts burn passionately and brightly
that others will see its light, be inspired, and be drawn to into The Community of God's Love, Grace, and Mercy,

May we be renewed, re-enlightened, and re-affirmed that we are
beautiful and gifted, loved and cherished,
and powerful and resilient because of Christ who resides within each of us,

May we be catapulted to greater heights of imagination, inspiration, potential, and creativity,

May we remain committed to the Journey of Faith and give ourselves to inspire, touch, and lift-up those who are broken, outcast, wounded, rejected, and forgotten with humble awareness, but for the grace of God,

May the New Year overflow in grace, prosperity, goodness,
 joy, love, and peace in our service to God,

May The Lord open and expand new doors in all dimensions of our lives
right now, during this season, and throughout the year to come!

You Are Loved,


Blessings For A Wonderful New Year






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Christmas Blessings: A Holiday Reflection

Christmas Blessings: A Holiday Reflection




As you embrace the dawning of the New Year 2016 and the twilight of the Present Year 2017,

May you be gifted by the wonder, majesty, and the bliss of excited expectation for dreams to be fulfilled in the plan of God,

May you be greeted with a banner of peace, songs of joy, and greetings of glad tidings as you reflect upon the birth of the Christ-child,

May your faith be re-ignited and set a flame by The Holy and Sacred Breath of God,

May you be enraptured by the safety and the blessed assurance that you are  embraced by the infinite love of God, 

May you be courageous enough to embrace the strength of your weakness,

and humble enough to embrace the weakness of your strength, and in this place be keenly aware that you are on the mind and in the hands of God,

May you risk to set the world aflame with love, joy, compassion, benevolence, peace, and Godly inspiration,

May the Love of God soar you to new heights, greater depths, and infinite possibilities not yet fathomed Beloved of The Most High,

May you continue to trust God and remain buoyant on his everlasting promises for Emmanuel (Hebrew - God With Us) lives with you!

May the lantern of your heart burn passionately and brightly
that others will see its light, be inspired, and be drawn to and glorify God,

May you be renewed, re-enlightened, and re-affirmed that you are 
beautiful and gifted, 
loved and cherished, 
and powerful and resilient 
because of Christ who resides within you,

May you be catapulted to greater heights of 
imagination, 
inspiration, 
potential, 
and creativity,

May you take greater leaps of faith to inspire, touch, and lift-up those who are broken, outcast, wounded, rejected, and forgotten with humble awareness, but for the grace of God, 

May the New Year overflow in grace, prosperity, goodness,
 joy, love, peace, and the opening and the expanding of new doors in all dimensions of your life 
right now, 
during this season, 
and throughout the year to come!

You Are Loved,


Blessings For A Wonderful New Year




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Thursday, August 18, 2016

REFLECTION ON FINALITY



 REFLECTION ON FINALITY



Finality in the eyes of man implies the end. However, "finality" in the Eyes of God implies new beginnings!!! Think about Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, Esther, Noah, Job, David, Moses and the children of Israel, the woman with an issue of blood, blind Bartimaeus, the woman at the well, but most importantly, Jesus, who was nailed to The Cross. Finally, it was finished to BEGIN!!! 

Sometimes, in order for new blessings to begin, preceding blessings must come to an end. Remain encouraged as God's ways are not our ways, neither His thoughts our thoughts. Blessings!!! 







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Monday, August 08, 2016

Prayer: May The Lord Bless You and Direct Your Path




PRAYER: MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU AND DIRECT YOUR PATH


May The Lord bless and keep you ! Where there are two or more touching and agreeing in HIS name, God is in the midst working out HIS plan and manifesting HIS GLORY! It is an honor & privilege to serve The Lord!

May your barns and storehouses overflow with the matchless grace, power, glory, presence, joy, and peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! May The Lord bless your entrances and departures. May our Heavenly Father grant you favor and the desires of your heart that The Lord would be praised and glorified! 

May you be engulfed in HIS Presence and always remain assured of The Love of God that knows no depth, height, nor width! May HE anoint you and clear the path for you to do HIS Will! May The Lord charge HIS Angels to protect you from the attacks of the enemy Beloved of The Most High! 

May The Lord LORD lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace as well as you and your loved ones now and forever! Blessings! 










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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving Autumn Reflection

Thanksgiving Autumn Reflection






Autumn is a time for deep reflection, introspection, thanksgiving, stillness, and harvest.

As the leaves have begun to display their mellow and rich hues of amber, orange, red, and sienna, they seem to suggest to each of us that the innocence of the season of spring and the boldness of the season of summer have acquiesced themselves to mellowness and kindly wisdom of the ages.

As we reflect upon our journey against the backdrop of the earlier part of the year, we do so in the spirit of relief and anticipation, in the spirit of challenge and triumph, in the spirit of solemnity and joy, in the spirit of weariness and rest, in the spirit of inertia and change, in the spirit of incredible gains and necessary losses, in the spirit of astonishment and enlightenment, in the spirit of planting and harvest, in the spirit of struggle and surrender, in the spirit of transformation and transcendence, and with the reflective awareness of our finiteness and infiniteness all being informed by gentle, yet rich wisdom.

God, we render to unto you thanksgiving for the lives by which we have been impacted and we thank you for the lives that have intertwined with our own lives. We render unto you thanksgiving for the lives of those whom we are given responsibility to co-journey in service, healing, friendship, affirmation, empowerment, struggle, empowerment, truth, and transformation!

God, we thank you for the lives of your beloved and resilient children, who forge the spiritual journey with a banner of faith, love, joy, and trust all informed by an intrinsic understanding that we serve each other in a spirit of love with no judgment. We thank you that we serve each other celebrating our unfathomable faith and strengths with the belief that eyes have not seen, neither have ears heard of their uncharted and unlimited possibilities.

God, during this season of harvest, we thank you for an overflowing cornucopia of love and hope, compassion and persistence, empathy and competence, tenacity and vision, gentleness and care, mission and creativity, blessed by the service, wisdom, and presence of your beloved, gifted, and talented people who serve in a plethora of capacities from leaders to visionaries, from teachers to artists, from receptionists to direct care persons, from outreach persons to those persons who are in the helping and healing professions, from environmental services persons to persons in finance, and from administrative support staff to management, (and endless list) etc. We thank you for each of them dear Lord! We thank you for those who are named as well as those who are unnamed. We are blessed by each other’s gifts and offerings in service. We thank you that we are our brothers' and sisters' keepers and delight in and are humble by such a charge. We thank you for the opportunity to serve and to be transformed by having served.

We release, like fallen and ripened leaves into the Autumn winds, weights and burdens, misperceptions and deflated hopes, fears and doubts, worries and anxieties, hurts and wounds, and limitations and insufficiencies…shedding the aforementioned for a bountiful harvest of grace, patience, compassion, tolerance, forgiveness, joy, mindfulness, kindness, rejuvenation, and a love that holds us in its grasp forever, while never letting us go.

God, we thank you for relationships, spiritual union, community, table fellowship, the unknown, and the opportunity to gather in a spirit of gratitude, thanksgiving, strength, camaraderie, celebration, humility, grace, and power. We render unto you these petitions, we pray. Yes, this is true, Let it be so, So be it, May it be so, Amen. Peace



Reverend Kevin Mason 



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Friday, June 19, 2015

THE HIGH CALLING


The High Calling

If God has called you to be really like Jesus in all your spirit, He will draw you into a life of crucifixion and humility, and put on you such demands of obedience that He will not allow you to follow other Christians, and in many ways He will seem to let other good people do things which He will not let you do.

Other Christians and ministers, who seem very religious and useful, may push themselves, pull strings, and work schemes to carry out their plans. But you cannot do such things. You will meet with such failure and rebuke from the Lord as to make you sorely patient.

Others can brag on themselves, on their work, on their successes, on their workings/writings, but the Holy Spirit will not allow you to do any such thing, if you begin it, He will lead you into some deep mortification that will make you despise yourself and all your good works.

Others will succeed in making great sums of money, having a legacy left to them, or having luxuries. However, God may supply you daily, because He wants you to have something far better than gold that is helpless dependence on Him. That He may have the privilege of providing your needs day by day out of an unseen treasury.

The Lord may let others be honored and put forward, but keep you hid away in obscurity. He does this to produce some choice, fragrant fruit for His coming glory, which can only be grown in the shade. He may let others be great but keep you small. He may let others do a work for Him and get credit for it, but He will make you work and toil on without letting you have any knowledge of how much you are doing. Then to make you still more precious, He will let others get the credit for the work you have done. This will make your reward ten times greater when Jesus returns.

The Holy Spirit will put a strict watch on you with jealous love. He will rebuke you for little words or feelings, or for wasting time, things that other Christians never seem distressed over. So make up your mind that God is an infinite Sovereign, and has the right to do as He pleases with his own.

He may not explain to you a thousand things, which may puzzle your reasoning in His dealing with you. God will take you at your work. If you absolutely sell yourself to be His slave, He will wrap you up in a jealous love. He will let other people say and do things that you cannot say or do.

Settle it forever; you are to deal directly with the Holy Spirit. He alone has the privilege of tying your tongue, chaining your hands and closing your eyes in ways that others are not dealt with. Now, when you are so possessed with the living God that you are, in your secret heart, pleased and delighted over this peculiar, personal, private, jealous guardianship and life, you will have the vestibule of heaven.    

                                                                                          Anonymous


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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

You Don't Know What The Lord Told Me



YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT THE LORD TOLD ME!

GENESIS 7:1 KJV

And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.

ISAIAH 55: 11 KJV

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.


The year 2015 is midway underway and has ushered in our hopes, aspirations, and dreams like the flutter of birds wings in early Spring upon the breath of GOD! Many of GOD'S people have renewed their commitment and covenant to the LORD in anticipation of a deeper experience with THE HOLY and THE DIVINE. While our sense of renewal provokes the reignition of our hopes as we surge forth into a year of the unknown, a year filled with anticipation of new beginnings, and a year filled with hope for answered prayers for deliverance, the prevelance of the realities of struggles, injustices, and the magnitude of the paradoxes we face as people of Faith tend to call them into question!

Importantly, commensurate with our desire for renewal, peace, and joy, the world, the nation, and our communities have been severely impacted by suffering, despair, brokenness, corruption, distrust, inequities, bigotry, woundedness, malignant narcissism, and catastrophe. As many of us allow ourselves to be present to this reality, we can still hear the echoes of winter winds sing of the imminence of difficult times and spiritual danger in the air! Already in the year 2015, we have witnessed pandemic suffering, moral decay, community unrest, pandemic natural catastrophes, wars, political corruption and mudslinging as well as the physical, economic, spiritual, emotional, and psychological slaughter and oppression of many innocent people in the infancy of their hopes and dreams! It is only May and so many persons' lives have been radically altered as a consequence of no volition of their own implementation, but far too often by the hands of those who abuse and inappropriately dislodge power. Have mercy upon us LORD, we pray!

As the events unfold in the Narrative of Genesis 7:1, The LORD rendered guidance to Noah who had witnessed the moral decay and the psychospiritual erosion of GOD'S people. Circumstances of despair and the proliferation of human pathos had become so pandemic in the land that it would not be long before GOD'S people would eat their food in anxiety, drink their water in despair, and recline upon their beds of affliction, for their land would be stripped of everything in it because of the presence of violence, a lack of love, a lack of tolerance, and the malignant narcissism of many persons who resided in the land. The inhabited towns were destined to become an utter wasteland like that of the "Slough of Despond" in John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Suffering was on the agenda. Only then would humanity come to reckon with the sovereignty of the LORD. Consequently, Noah's instructions and actions in the construction of an ark functioned as a metaphor of GOD'S invitation to grace and love to all of humanity.

An amplified view of the text enables us to learn that the embrace of "TRUTH" tempered by both "LOVE" and "WISDOM" is available to all who are amenable to hear. What might we do if we had to dislodge our baggage of fear, uncertainty, and pseudo-control? Who would we become? Where would we go? How would we face ourselves, not only in our mourning, but in the morning as well as throughout the day many of GOD'S people muse? Importantly, we do not know quite where to begin, much less fathom or integrate the coexistence of "LOVE" and "TRUTH" of this caliber as we are invited to embrace a deeper awareness that no one has ever loved us, protected us, nor cradled us like GOD! Significantly, while unquenchable anticipation and unrestrained hope have now come to cosmically divine fruition, "LOVE" has come to each of us as we intimately encounter the presence of "The Holy" in the air.
Consequently, while the marriage and the manifestation of prophetic fulfillment and the eschatological incarnation has embodied itself in the logos, "reason" evades our consciousness as the boundary of "LOVE" knows no depth, no height, no breath, nor scope for which "anything that was," "anything that is," and "anything that shall be" can elude its presence!

An amplified look at the Flood Narrative provides us with a compelling glimpse of the intertwined nature of the coexistence joy and solemnity as the Wise Old Man, Noah, and, significantly, his family became the catalyst for GOD'S love covenant with humanity and salvific hope for a brand new day! As Christians, we become both witnesses and participants to birth, life, death and resurrection if we believe! As Christians, we become witnesses to destruction and construction. As Christians, we become witnesses to annihilation and preservation.As Christians, we become witnesses to a spiritual psychology that functions as the buttress for both the community and the world by and large.

Moreover, on some level, we become observers and co-members of the human condition who struggle with the compelling invitation to radical self-transformation, deep introspection required both by compassion and the petition for a deeper altruistic expression of love for such a momentous event as the onslaught of a flood. The Flood Narrative offers the community of faith an anchor in stormy times which suggests that subsequent to the proclamation of the logos, a spirit of change was imminent for humanity as life was about to radically change in the manner in which it was once experienced! While the chosen, Wise Old Man, Noah, was given the news of GOD'S divine favor, he was not initially fully cognizant of the profundity and implication of being chosen and having favor with The Lord; neither was humanity then, nor in subsequent light years! In essence, life happens! Floods do also! However, rainbows follow, if one dares to look!

Nevertheless, as PEOPLE of GOD, we must reckon with the reality of floods in our lives! Floods in and of themselves may cause one's perspective to change or might represent a myriad of challenges and invitations for GOD'S PEOPLE: For some, Floods might represent a lineage of strong family ties and/or tradition that prohibits genuine growth and spiritual autonomy; for others, Floods might represent a desire to maintain the status quo, a rote existence, or one's acceptance into the circle of the elite; still for others, Floods might represent the desire to remain connected to a relationship that is unhealthy and unproductive, a friendship that is barren, but perfunctory, a self-concept that perpetuates the illusion of self-importance as it has become confused about the owner of such unclaimed and displaced baggage; even still for others, Floods might represent one's investment in rejection, depression, loneliness, failure, shame, co-dependence, anger, grief, guilt, self-entitlement, and placing others on probation to vindicate and/or ameliorate one's own woundedness. FLOODS! Floods, they are powerful and quite real! When we are not spiritually anchored, floods have the capacity to wash away all that we deem valuable. If the truth were told, Floods have the capacity to sweep us away with them if we are not anchored to the love of GOD!

Despite the occurrence of floods, which we know from the Holy Text as well as the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina in contemporary times, GOD'S people must attune their ears to hear HIS voice as it is GOD whose voice can still winds and calm storms! Noah offers us hope and petitions us to remember what GOD has told us as The Believing Community who holds up The Blood-stained Banner! Noah reminds you to remember what The Lord has told you in the fulfillment of His Divine Call for your life!  The aforementioned statement is critically significant, because circumstances have the propensity to cause even the most grounded Christian to call into question the fruition of GOD'S word amidst the onslaught of life's floods. Flood-impact is undoubtedly daunting and devastating to say the least. The onslaught of floods appear virtually inescapable by any human being, yet have the potential for healing and recovery with care, insight, attention, safety, deep love, abiding empathy, and the presence of The Holy Spirit. The opportunity to be a servant of the LORD has afforded me myriad opportunities to visit the sacred ground of men, women, and children who are hurt; deeply hurt; some even beyond there own recognition. Consequently, false recovery from flood-impact may disguise itself as bravado or overconfidence. Flood-impact may produce a malignant distrust of those who are benevolent. Flood-impact may cause many persons to shut themselves off from genuine love. Flood-impact may cause others to be on the fast track to achieve euphoric frenzy. Flood-impact may cause still others to neglect the painful truth of acknowledging and doing something about their own woundedness. Flood-impact may cause even others to be defended and consequently push away those persons/things that they desire the greatest level of intimacy.

Despite the presence of discouragement, despite the lack of support, despite the reoccurrence of exclusions, despite the number of shut doors, despite the limitations, despite the presence of fears, despite the forces of darkness, and despite the infractions counted by enemies, Noah kept building and so must you as child of he who specializes in the construction of lifeboats and whose name is GOD!

Consequently, Noah's narrative offers each of us a reminder to hold fast; to cling to the unshakable promises of GOD! You might be wondering if you have heard correctly when circumstances or the opinions of others have caused you to stop in your tracks or even call yourself into question. The response to this type of thinking is to reply: "You don't know what the LORD told me!" When requested to elaborate about that which you have stated, cling to the unshakeable and everlasting promises of the LORD. When God commands you to move, you must move! When God commands you to be still, you must remain still! When your adversaries have stacked the odds against you, respond by telling them, "You don't know what the Lord has told me!"

THE LORD HAS TOLD YOU:

To remain in his word that you cannot fail
To remember that He is a GOD much stronger then Baal

To remember by HIS stripes you are healed
To remember in a sepulcher they tried to seal

To remember that He knew you before you were formed in your mother's womb
To remember in HIS divine kingdom that there is plenty good room

To remember that the land you will possess
To remember that in HIM that there is joy and rest

To remember that you are blessed and not cursed
To remember that He has given you power that will be dispersed

To remember that you have power over your enemies
To remember by His grace He paid the penalties

To remember that HE will supply your every need
To remember that we are the inherited from Abraham's seed

To remember He is a GOD who cannot lie
To remember that He is the JEHOVAH-JIREH, JEHOVAH-NISSU, THE GREAT JEHOVAH EL SHADDAI

(c) K. Mason 2006

As we approach the manifestation of the promises of GOD, let us do so with a greater degree of reverence and intimacy to GOD as we are compelled by our potential under the light of the brilliance of the CHRIST, convicted by "TRUTH" and transformed by "LOVE" to which we have tenaciously cleaved, and enraptured in the presence of GOD'S healing love!

ISAIAH 55: 11
So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

K. Mason
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