Monthly Archives: July 2016

Do You Beat Yourself Up with Regrets

What are the enemy’s tactics? He targets our hearts and conscience, reminding us, and God, of past mistakes, tormenting us to take responsibility for their effect. ‘For the accuser of the brethren, who accuses them before our God day and night’, Rev 12:10 Your fault: You pay! His greatest weapon is accusation to produce guilt and shame. It paralysis us and shuts us up from enjoying the benefits of our salvation and walking in victory. He says you are not worthy. God says You are Accepted in the Beloved. Eph 1:6 Consider this picture! In the old Testament there were cities of refuge. If guilty of premeditated murder, one had … Continue reading

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Gatekeeper

Turn the battle.  It is common after being attacked to take on a victim mentality.  One has a choice.  To wait expecting more attacks in defensive mode or take up a more combative stance.  Whatever the attack its effects are internalised with words.  Like daggers they can aid the assault or they can be refused as one fights one’s way out.  Remember any ill report is not from God.  Apply His Word.  Use this dagger that cuts between bone and marrow, cuts to the quick of the matter, by becoming the weapon necessary for recovery.  It will separate the cause from the effect. The cause may be out of your … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

Don’t take care Take risks When the door is closed And barred against you Don’t give up. A window of opportunity could be Your means of escape. An undignified scramble To the window ledge An exhilarating thrill to jump When and if God says so! Ps. 139:7-10

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Have you Ever!

Have you ever noticed a look of alarm on people’s faces if you say “God said?”  A ‘ah ha hearing voices’  sort of look!  Even from other Christians! But why would we pray if we don’t expect an answer?  And how does God reply? Well for some at times it is the occasion audible voice.  Many would say that is when it is imperative to hear Him.  Times of desperation. Times of danger. At times it is the whisper on the breeze,  the impression left as an afterthought,  the sound of silence, deep calling to deep.  Whatever or however, listen, consider.  “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden … Continue reading

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