photo courtesy of James Coleman, Unsplash This morning in my quiet time I was praying in the spirit and I found myself saying, “You first, God! You first, God!” over and over again. I need to tell you I go into my quiet time with no agenda other than to thank God for what he’s […]

When the Lord appoints a person, He has set him/her apart for special roles to serve the Lord and His community. This can also relate to God’s guidance or setting up divine rules and guidelines. Scriptures To Think About “The word of the Lord came to me saying, ‘I knew you before I formed you […]

Deuteronomy 28 The Blessings For Obedience “If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all these commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God: […]

It’s midweek and this morning the schedule took control of the day before I could. After re-calibrating my morning, I retreated to my office to sit down with my bible and direct my heart’s focus on God. I have a daily rhythm that consists of praying for “my people” that I’m interceding for, praying for […]

After wandering for 40 years in the desert, a new generation is ready to enter Canaan. But first, God prepares both Joshua and the nation by teaching them the importance of courageous and consistent faith. Once courageous and consistent faith has been established, the nation miraculously crosses the Jordan River to begin the long-awaited conquest […]

This morning the Lord was reminding me of the story of Esther and Mordecai in the Bible. He took me to a passage in Esther, Chapter 3 where the Jews are threatened in a plot to destroy their race. The scripture passage begins with King Xerxes honoring and promoting Haman to what you might call […]

Do you look to the word of God as something that keeps you from living the life you desire, or do you look to the word of God for the blueprint to greatness? I’m asking this question because I’ve known those who have said, “The bible has too many rules,” “I’m under grace, and that’s […]

The Lord gave me a word this morning for the remnant. “You’ve been talented. What will you do with them? Your gifts, your abilities are from me for you, but they’re also for MY PURPOSES. I have been preparing you in the secret place. It is what I created you for. To bring others to […]

This morning, the Lord took me to Nehemiah Chapter 1. But before I go into that, I need to share a dream I had the night before. Typically, on the nights that God is giving me a prophetic dream, he’ll give it to me right before I wake up. This particular dream was a bright […]

A word from the Lord: “I am a jealous God. I am pursuing you through your struggles. The pressure. The circumstances. That’s Me, drawing you to Me. I created the deficits so that you would see that nothing satisfies like the light of my love and acceptance of you. Be not ashamed nor condemned. For […]

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" I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me."
-Isaiah 6:8

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