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Fresh Grace Every Day   Leave a comment

Fresh Grace Every Day – Joseph Prince Ministries

Matthew 6:34; Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

“I am concerned about the big business deal that I have to close tomorrow.” “I am worried about tomorrow’s job interview.” “My medical test results will be out tomorrow. I am afraid it won’t be good.”

God does not want you to worry about tomorrow. He wants you to know that He gives you all the help you need for today, and when tomorrow comes, so will fresh help from Him.

This is God’s principle even in the Old Testament. When the children of Israel were in the desert, God gave them fresh manna from heaven every morning. (Exodus 16:13–16, 31) They did not have to worry about tomorrow because when tomorrow came, there was fresh manna again. He was their provision every day.

Today, God’s manna is the grace He gives you every day. If you are worried about a situation tomorrow, know that there will be sufficient grace for that situation when it comes. God wants you to simply rest in His ability to heal, deliver, protect and provide for you every day.

In the Old Testament, when the armies of Moab and Ammon came against King Jehoshaphat, God told the anxious king, “Do not be afraid nor dismayed…for the battle is not yours, but God’s…You will not need to fight in this battle…stand still and see the salvation of the Lord…” (2 Chronicles 20:15–17)

When the next morning came, King Jehoshaphat saw how God caused such confusion to come upon his enemies’ camp that it brought about their own slaughter. Amid all that fighting in the enemy camp, God’s people merely stood still and saw Him fight the battle for them just as He had promised.

My friend, when you see a problem looming in your tomorrow, don’t be afraid or dismayed. Look to the Lord, and see His grace and salvation deliver you.

God wants you to live a stress-free life, not one filled with worries about tomorrow’s problems. When tomorrow comes, His grace will be there for you as your help, protection, favor and enabling!

Posted August 9, 2014 by Free From Burdens in Uncategorized

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Trusting in the Lord God   Leave a comment

Hi everyone. I want to share something the Holy Spirit shared with me this morning. If you have been going through some struggles, He is with you to help you. There has been so much going on with me and my family lately. I have been feeling dead, but walking around breathing. I know none of it is from God and it all is from satan. We’ve been struggling financially, personal issues and recently my nephew was seriously hurt from a head wound. To top it off I just heard a family member has stage 4 prostate cancer. When I found out about the cancer, for a split second I started to scream out “God, what’s going on”. But the Holy Spirit stopped me. I started to think “does my family have some curse on us”. But the Holy Spirit reminded me Jesus died to take away all sickness and curses (Galatians 3:13; Isaiah 53:4). What these are are merely attacks from our enemy. I say “merely/simply” because my Father God is all power. He said He’s our provider; He said by the stripes of my Lord Jesus we ARE healed. So I have a choice to believe and focus on the problems/mountains or I can believe what God says out of His own mouth. He said He’s our Provider, so why stress over finances. He said He’s our Healer, so why stress over sickness. The truth is I have been stressing over it. So much so it began to have an effect on my own body. I began to sit and think about all that’s been going on. And when the Lord asked me why, I said “do you see what’s going on; how can I not”. The problem with that is I was focusing on the issues and not focusing on the Lord God’s love for me; for us all. That’s what I woke up this morning with. A remembrance of His love for us. He’s love is so awesome He sent His only Son, Jesus Christ to die for our sins; and to raise from the dead to reconcile us back to our Father. Mankind messed up, but God didn’t allow our mess-ups to keep Him from sending us the answer – Jesus Christ. That’s God showing us His Grace. So this morning, instead of thinking about the problems, the Holy Spirit, not me, but God’s Holy Spirit helped me remember God’s Love. That gave me the strength to smile and have hope, which is having a good expectation for a good outcome. His Love strengthened me to believe “No weapon formed against us shall prosper”. He told me to say that in prayer several months ago because He knew of the attacks satan was going to bring on us. When I heard about my nephew, the Holy Spirit said to say specifically “No weapon formed against DJ will prosper”. I had to specifically say my nephew’s name. Everyday DJ got better. By His stripes DJ is healed. By His stripes my family member is healed from prostrate cancer and all sickness (lies) from the devil. There is power in God’s Words. He said the Word of God is sharper than ANY two-edged sword. Have you ever seen a two-edged sword? I did. Last year I googled it and saw a picture of a two-edged sword and thought “that’s a bad sword”. I can’t see no one surviving being stabbed by a two-edged sword. But when the Holy Spirit reminded me of that this morning, I thought God, Your Word is SHARPER than ANY two-edged sword. Anything the devil brings to us, we have to authority (given by our Lord Jesus) to us our sword, the Word of God to kill that problem. Whether it’s cancer, heart disease, diabetics, finances, etc. We have the Word of God/sword to use. We already have to victory because Jesus fought AND won the battle for us. Why listen to and believe the mountain when Jesus told us to speak to the mountain. Tell the mountain the Word of God. Jesus did; and those mountains listened to Him. Look how He did it in the Bible. He told sickness to leave in so many people; and sickness left. He told the dead to come back; and they came alive. The Holy Spirit also reminded me of when God told a prophet in Ezekiel 37 to speak to dry bones/dead bones. If you haven’t read that chapter, please do so. Anyway, God told Ezekiel to prophesy to those dry bones. He told Ezekiel to say “O ye dry bones, hear the word of the Lord”. Then the Lord told Ezekiel to say “Thus saith the Lord God unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live. And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the Lord”. The rest of the scriptures the Lord tell Ezekiel what to say and when he was done saying what the Lord told him, there was life in what was once dry bones. What gets me also is this situation, it wasn’t just one man’s bones, but it was a grave a bones. Ezekiel didn’t focus on the great number of bones there, he believed and focused on what God said. When the Lord was done instructing Ezekiel on what to say, those dead bones became alive and they were called “an exceeding great army” in verse 10.

If you are a born-again believer in Jesus Christ, you have the same power dwelling inside you to command dry bones to come to life. The Lord Jesus have given us the same power that raised Him from the dead (Romans 8:11). We are fighting a spiritual battle; We CANNOT overcome these problems in the natural. We have to fight these things in the Spirit of Christ. We have to let the Holy Spirit guide and help us. The enemy, satan, is a spirit being also and he is fighting us in the spirit wanting us to respond to him in the natural. Every born again person has the Spirit of Christ in them. Fight in the Spirit of Christ and use what the Lord gave us. The Words from God tells us “the weapon of our warfare are not carnal (fleshly/natural) but MIGHTY THROUGH God ONLY, by pulling down those strongholds. The devil attacks us in our minds and have us thinking our problems are so big that there is no hope. But we can cast down those evil imaginations and command our thoughts to obey Jesus Christ. Did you know you are obey Jesus by putting faith and believing when He says “by His stripes you are healed”. We have the authority given by Jesus to tell those thought to obey the Word of Jesus. As a man thinketh, in his heart so is he (Proverbs 23:7). If you think you are sick, you will be sick. If you think you are healed, you are healed. We can also believe for others healing, provisions, etc. God loves us, so we can have faith in His love. If we believe and trust in His love we can say, “the Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want/lack/hunger”. Today, I am alive in Jesus Christ. His Holy Spirit dwells inside of me. I am empowered with His Holy Spirit to do what He says to do.

Finally, earlier this morning while typing this post I went to look something up on google and began typing http://www.google and the Holy Spirit showed me www.Jesus. He did that not for me to go to a website that’s www.Jesus. But because when I need to know something, even a scripture I can’t remember, I go to google. He said instead of going to google for help, go to Jesus for help. It’s all in Him, who is the Word. Jesus is the Living Word of God. No matter what, in everything we do for the Lord God, let’s give Him all the glory.

Jeremiah 29:11-13 (Amplified version); For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. Then you will call upon Me, and you will come and pray to Me, and I will hear and heed you. Then you will seek Me, inquire for, and require Me [as a vital necessity] and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.

Posted July 3, 2014 by Free From Burdens in Uncategorized

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Be Anxious For Nothing   Leave a comment

Be Anxious For Nothing – Joseph Prince Ministries

Philippians 4:6–7; Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

When faced with a challenge or crisis, our tendency is to get all anxious about it. But God does not want us to react this way. He does not want us to be anxious about anything. Instead, whatever the problem is, He wants us to go to Him in prayer and supplication, telling Him what we need and thanking Him for the answer. When we do that, His peace, which surpasses all understanding, will guard our hearts and minds from all worries, anxieties and fears.

“Pastor Prince, it is easy for you to say, ‘Be anxious for nothing.’ Try living with my husband for one day. Try disciplining that wayward teenager of mine. Look at the balance in my bank account! How can I not be anxious?”

Hold it! I am not the one who said, “Be anxious for nothing.” The apostle Paul said it. Yet, it was not him—he was prompted by the Holy Spirit. And when Paul wrote that, he was a prisoner under house arrest in Rome. He had been sent to Rome because he had appealed to Caesar regarding his death sentence. The Jews in Jerusalem wanted him to be put to death. (Acts 28:16–20)

Yet, under those trying conditions, he wrote these words: “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.”

My friend, if you are anxious or worried about something, remember those words. Let’s say that you are anxious about a huge debt. Go to the Lord and pray, “Lord Jesus, I no longer want to be anxious about this problem. I hand it over to You and ask for supernatural cancellation of this debt. It is in Your care now. You are in charge. I thank You for taking care of it.”

God is true to His Word. As you pray this prayer and cast your care to Him, you will find His peace setting your heart and mind at rest. So be anxious for nothing—let the One with whom nothing is impossible take care of it for you!

Word Power   Leave a comment

WORD POWER – Andrew Wommack Ministries

Matthew 14:29, "And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus."

This one word "come" was spoken by the one who made all things (Jn. 1:3) and it had just as much power in it as the words that were spoken at creation. This is where the power came from for Peter to walk on the water. Likewise, any word spoken to us by God carries in itself the anointing and power it takes to fulfill that word, if we will release it by believing it and acting on it.

We need to not only know God’s power, but the greatness of God’s power, and then the exceeding greatness of God’s power. This exceeding greatness of God’s power is towards us. That means that it is for us and our benefit. Some people get glimpses of God’s power, but very few have the revelation that it is for us and at our disposal. It doesn’t do us any good to believe that God has power if we don’t believe that it will work for us. This great power of God is effectual only for those who believe. We must believe to receive, or if we doubt, we do without.

Despite all the criticism that might be leveled at Peter in this instance, he did walk on the water. There were eleven other disciples in the boat and although they clearly saw Jesus and Peter walking on the water, they still did not participate. One of the important steps in receiving a miracle from God is to leave the security of your natural resources (get out of your boat) and put yourself in the position where there has to be a miracle from God to hold you up. God is no respecter of persons (Rom. 2:11). Any of the disciples could have walked on the water, if they would have asked and gotten out of the boat.

Jesus—King And Lord Over The Storm   Leave a comment

Jesus—King And Lord Over The Storm – From Joseph Prince Ministries

Matthew 14:27; But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.”

Are you going through a dark, difficult moment in your life? Perhaps the storm just rages on with no let-up and you are trembling in fear. You feel that any time now, you may just cave in and go under because you cannot beat this storm.

Be comforted that Jesus sees what you are going through and He always comes to where you are in your darkest hour. He did that for His disciples one stormy night on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus came, walking on the stormy waters, walking on top of the problem that was threatening to overwhelm them. He is indeed the King and Lord over the storms!

When your eyes are on Christ, even though the storms are raging and the winds are blowing, you will know that you are above your troubles and circumstances. When people ask you how you are doing under the circumstances, tell them, “I am not under the circumstances. I am on top of them because my God is above all!”

Don’t be fearful. He will come to you walking on the stormy waters. Hear His comforting voice telling you, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.”

And as you behold Jesus, you become like Him. You will find yourself doing things you did not know you could do. You will, like Peter, walk on water. This happens when you are occupied with the person of Jesus, with His resources, love, wisdom, ability, power and majesty.

My friend, even during the times when you take your eyes off Jesus, He never takes His eyes off you. And when you cry out to Him, He will immediately stretch out His hand to catch hold of you. You will not go under.

There may be times that you are not able to find your way back. Jesus will then hold your hand and walk you back to the boat. And like Peter, you will realize that with your hand in His, the storm will come to a standstill!

How To Cast Out Fear   Leave a comment

    How to Cast Out Fear

    Author: Creflo Dollar

    Summary – We must believe the love God has for us. Believing and accepting His love will eliminate fear and boost our confidence in His Word. When we abide in His Word and stay in His presence, He will protect us from hurt, harm, and danger.

    1. Fear brings oppression with it (Isaiah 54:14-17).

        1. God tells us not to fear because He is with us. He has not given us a spirit of fear (Isaiah 41:10, AMP, 2 Timothy 1:7).

            1. He will strengthen us and harden us against the difficulties of life.

              1. We will begin to notice certain problems no longer affect us.

              2. No weapon formed against us shall prosper.

            1. We must do our part and believe that God loves us (1 John 4:15-18).

              1. If we do not believe God’s love for us, we will not believe His Word.

              1. Jesus said the first and greatest commandment is to love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and the second is like it—to love our neighbor as ourselves.

                1. Many people rebel against this commandment because they believe God hates them (Deuteronomy 1:26, 27).

                2. In the Old Testament, righteousness was obtained through works.

                3. When we become born again, we accept the blood of Jesus, which makes us righteous by our faith in His blood.

                4. We accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior with the knowledge that His death, burial and resurrection signify our freedom.

                5. We cannot earn this righteousness; God gives it to us freely, by grace.

                  1. Our works—serving God, tithing, being faithful in church attendance—will not make us righteous.

                    1. However, as righteous people, we do these things to honor God.

                  2. Love must be the motivation for everything we do.

                  1. Where there is fear in our lives, love has not been perfected.

                    1. Perfect love casts out fear. God is love.

                      1. When we refuse to fear, satan cannot operate in our lives.

                        1. Words that contradict God’s Word bring fear, which brings torment.

                        2. Wherever there is fear, there is unbelief.

                        3. If we do not study God’s Word, we will not be able to recognize contradictions to the Word of God.

                        4. Do not allow popular culture or society to determine what you think.

                        5. Instead, continue to align your thinking with the Word of God.

                    1. Dwell in the secret place of the Most High God (Psalm 91:1-16).

                        1. To dwell means to live in a particular place.

                          1. When you are in the presence of God, you are in the secret place of the most high, El-Elyon.

                          2. God’s truth is His Word; make it personal.

                          3. We do not have to fear anything the enemy throws at us.

                          4. A thousand shall fall at our sides and ten thousand at our right hands, but it shall not come near us.

                          5. God will deliver us because we know His name.

                        Scripture References

                      • Isaiah 54:14-17

                      • Isaiah 41:10, AMP

                      • 2 Timothy 1:7

                      • 1 John 4:15-18

                      • Deuteronomy 1:26, 27

                      • Psalm 91:1-1

                      LOVE AND TRUST   Leave a comment

                      LOVE AND TRUST – From our Lord Jesus, given to Andrew Wommack Ministries

                      Matthew 9:18, "While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live."

                      MATTHEW 9:18-19

                      Jesus could have healed this girl by His spoken word, but He did as He was requested to do. This illustrates how the Lord ministers to us according to our faith. Jesus ministered to him at the level where his faith was and didn’t rebuke his little faith (Jas. 1:5).

                      There is a human faith which is limited to believing only what we can perceive through our five senses. But the supernatural, God kind of faith goes beyond what we can see, taste, hear, smell, and feel. God’s kind of faith calls those things which be not as though they already were.

                      We exercise faith almost daily in such things as sitting on a chair and driving a car. But our faith is no better than the object in which it is placed. If I were to sit in a chair made of cardboard, I would go crashing to the ground. Regardless of how much faith I had, my faith would fall flat because the object of my faith was faulty. Hebrews 12:2, tells us that we are to be "looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith." We must transfer our faith from human self reliance and independence, to reliance upon, adherence to, and trust upon Jesus Christ in all areas of our lives. Faith, in its simplest definition, is to trust, to rely, and to depend upon the resource of another. God’s Word declares that the object of our faith, Jesus Christ, can never fail or disappoint us.

                      Love produces faith, or is what makes faith work. We naturally trust those who we know truly love us. A revelation of God’s unconditional love for us will make faith just naturally abound in us. Are you struggling with faith? You have a deficiency in understanding how much God loves you. Let Him reveal His love to you today.

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