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~ I'll climb to the lookout tower and scan the horizon.
I'll wait to see what God says ~ Habakkuk 2:1-2
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Oct 6, 2011

HAVE YOU HEARD ?

I'm sharing a POWERFUL word from Kathie Walters. I love her writings, as she's a dreamer like myself. She often shares her dreams within her writings. I receive much insight into my own dream language from sitting at her table of Godly wisdom. None of us hear exactly the same way. We are drawn to certain things. Even specific subjects that are of great interest to us. It is the way we are created - to bring honor to Him through His given gifts in us. Together, we are Strong. Together, we make up the BODY OF CHRIST - His Church. He is a multifaceted God. Together, we become the hands and feet - the eyes and heart - the mind of God. Collectively we bring honor and Glory to His name - as we reach out from the pivoit point of who He has created us to be - within the BODY.

No matter what gifts the good Lord has bestowed upon us - The following word will empower us to walk humbly with our God - as we live and breathe and serve according to His created purpose.

I read this out loud - and it was POWERFUL!

All Photos by Patrina

Blessings
Patrina


He has given to us His robe of righteousness, He extends his mercy, long suffering, loving kindness, tenderness, healing, compassion, He is our shield, our defender, our rock, our hiding place.

He is our provider, counselor, great shepherd, our friend, who is closer than a brother, our love. He is the Husbandman, the keeper of the vineyard. He is the source of all blessing, He saves us, and keeps by His power, from sin and death.


He restores, rescues, forgives and redeems. He is our victor, the captain of hosts, He is our banner, and our standard, mighty in battle, He is he King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Jesus is crowned with glory and honor, He is our savior, sanctifier, redeemer, merciful and faithful high priest.


He is the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the end, He was dead but now He is ALIVE forevermore and He is seated at the right hand of God (seated - it's finished). He destroyed death, and led captivity captive.









He is the great Apostle of our faith, He is the supreme sacrifice, the spotless and blameless lamb. He is our anchor, our strong tower, our shield, our defender, and He was the Ancient of Days before the first day began.


He is the forerunner, the firstborn among many brethren, He is the surety of a better testament and He comes from the unchangeable priesthood, He is able to save to the uttermost.


His presence doesn't cast any shadow because He is the light that lights the heavenly city. He is the light of the world. and the giver of life. He is the door, the way and the truth. He is the treasure, the pearl of great price, more precious than the finest gold.


He was the rock of ages before any mountain peaks were formed. He was the bread of life before there was any grain. He was the lily of the valley before there were any flowers on the earth.











He is the eternal intercessor
and He is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, higher than the heavens, He makes His enemies His footstool and laughs at His adversaries.


He is the tree of life, He is consecrated for ever and makes us sanctified forever, by His precious blood. He is the minister of the Sanctuary, He is the mediator, the New covenant. He is the high priest of GOOD THINGS to come, He's the Lion of Judah, and the Lamb, slain. He is the New and living way.


He was born contrary to the laws of birth. He lived contrary to the laws of life. He healed, contrary to the laws of medicine. He was tried and condemned, contrary to the laws of justice and He arose, contrary to the laws of death and the grave. He ascended contrary to the laws of gravity and He is coming back again contrary to the expectation of the world










He is the same yesterday
, today and forever. He is the great shepherd of ALL THE SHEEP.


He is the Holder of the Keys, He is the Amen, He is the Final Word


He is qualified to open the Book. He is the expression of the heart of the Father. His love has no limits, His grace has no measure, His power has no boundaries known unto men, out of His infinite riches, He gives and gives and gives again.


He is our nearest Kinsman, and is qualified to redeem us. He is THE WORD MADE FLESH, the honey in the rock. He is high and lifted up He is the lily of the valley the bright and morning star, the fairest of 10,000.









He is more precious than gold, He's the glory and lifter of our heads. He is the righteous judge, He is a refuge for the oppressed. He doesn't forget the cry of the humble.


He bore our sorrows and our griefs, He was despised and rejected of men, and now He controls the destiny of the nations-The kingdoms of this world are going to become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and for ever.


He is our portion and our inheritance, His garments smell of sweet myrrh and His breath is as sweet apples. He is a very present help in trouble. He hides us under the shadow His wings, and keeps us as the apple of His eye. He is our high tower, He makes the hills shake, the mountains melt, the heavens bow.









He pulled back the curtain of eternity and stepped out on the stage of time for one brief moment, and then stepped back again into eternity, but in that one brief moment of time, He sealed the fate of every man and fixed the destiny of every man and woman.

He is the bright candle in the darkness because He is the light of life. He is the branch, and the root of Jesse.

He is the Great Wavemaker from Galilee

He makes the crooked paths straight and the rough places plain. He split history, and divided the ages. He is the greatest teacher the world has ever known, He is the Baptizer in the Holy Ghost. He preserves the faithful, He is the resurrection and life.









He spoke and framed the world, He makes our way perfect and makes our feet like hinds feet, He causes us to walk in high places. He is able to comfort, guide and bless. He spoke and the heavens unrolled themselves and the galaxies were born. He spoke and the streams and rivers wound their way across the earth.

The rose began to blush, and the violets cast their fragrance, and the birds began to sing. Colors wove themselves into a rainbow. He spoke and a handful of dust became a living soul. He turns our mourning into dancing and, girds us with gladness.

Let me Tell You About His Voice

His voice is powerful upon the waters, full of majesty, like thunder, it breaks the cedars, divides the flames, shakes the wilderness, makes the hinds to calve, discovers the forests, sets the mountains in their place.









It stills the seas. His voice shook the earth and melted the hills. His voice is as the sound of many waters, He spoke and calmed the storm, He spoke and gave life to the dead, brought healing to the sick, strength to the weak, and forgiveness to the sinner.

Herod could not kill him. The Pharisees could not confound him, Satan could not trick Him. Sickness could not withstand him, Devils could not stay near Him, The waves could not drown Him. The rabble could not disturb Him, death could not corrupt Him. Hell could not keep Him, the grave could not contain Him, Gravitation could not restrain Him and God has highly exalted Him and given Him a Name above every name and at His name every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess, that He is Lord of all.

He led captivity captive and gave gifts to men, He brought a stream out of a rock, and fed the people in the wilderness, He fed 5000 with two loaves and a few fishes








He is Savior to the lost, healing to the sick, He is hearing to the deaf and sight to the blind. He is cleansing to the leper, and strength to the weak. He is comfort to the oppressed, hope to the hopeless and help to the helpless. He is a brother to the friendless and a friend to the brother less and He is LIFE to the dead.

He is infinite, eternal, glorious and full of majesty. One day in His courts is better than a thousand, wouldn't you rather be a doorkeeper in His house than dwell in the tents of the world..?

He is the covenant keeper, keeping- covenant with covenant breakers. He is sweeter than all the flowers, He is the lover of our soul and the keeper of our hearts.












He is music to the poet, and a song to the worshiper. His Name has been whispered by thousands upon thousands of dying soldiers on the battlefields of the ages. His name has been the battlecry of those who fought for righteousness and truth.

HE IS THE KING OF ALL KINGS AND EVERY NATION WILL BOW TO HIM, HIS NAME IS JESUS.

Kathie Walters
www.kathiewaltersministry.com

Sep 26, 2011

Living in the Present in Spite of the Past



I'm sharing the following Sweet Dreams Devotional that I subscribe to. I've been reading Morris and Theresa Cerullo's evening devotional every night for the past 2 years. I can't tell you how many nights they have spoken right into my heart and mind. This is one of those times.

Maybe it will speak to someone else, as well.

~ Patrina


"There’s a line from a poem that goes, “Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest of these: it might have been.”

In a tragically poignant way, this illustrates the sorrow of a life lived chained to the past with the “might-have-beens” and the “if-onlys.” The past can’t be changed, and yet we find ourselves trying anyway. In this sad process, the enemy blocks us from living in the present and facing the future with the peace that God intends for us.

Tonight, are you wishing you could turn back the hands of time? Are you tired of trying to figure out what you could have done to prevent something that can’t really be undone?

When I feel like this I think of Samson, blind and grinding at the mill. He could have said, “I used to be a mighty ruler in Israel. I might still have been a ruler if only I hadn’t met Delilah.” But Samson didn’t say this. Instead, he became my example for living in the present in spite of the past. While his enemy rejoiced that Samson was their prisoner; he decided not to live in the spotlight of his past glories, or in the glare of his past mistakes, but to live for God in the present. He asked His Father for a last anointing of strength, and achieved final victory for God that was greater than any past success. Even though he was blind he pulled the temple down with a mighty surge of power killing more of the enemies of God than he had in all the days of his life.

Samson learned the hard way that the past should only be used as a bridge to the future.













Tonight, put aside your yesterdays and live with God in the now of your life."


Photo by Patrina

Sep 18, 2011

Hope Deferred Makes the Heart Sick
















For I fully expect and hope
that I will never be ashamed,
but that I will continue
to be bold for Christ,
as I have been in the past.
And I trust that my life
will bring honor to Christ,
whether I live or die.
Philippians 1:20 NLT

Then if my people
who are called by my name
will humble themselves
and pray and seek my face
and turn from their wicked ways,
I will hear from heaven
and will forgive their sins
and restore their land.
2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT

And Jabez called
on the God of Israel, saying,
Oh that thou wouldest bless
me indeed, and enlarge my coast,
and that thine hand
might be with me,
and that thou wouldest
keep me from evil,
that it may not grieve me!
And God granted him
that which he requested.
1 Chronicles 4:10 KJV


Google refused to post my comment on a blog this morning, in response to a post, and a responsive comment. It refused 3 times. So, I take that as a green light to turn it into a post here, where God has compelled me to use my pencil - to share His Good News.

I am passionate about speaking God's heart into situations that frame evil as an acceptable lifestyle. It never has been, and never will be acceptable in any means!

I refuse to make available to my readers, any link that pertains to this brutal onset of evil. I will frame it as simply as I can without the horrid details. God help me!

The post was about the issues with 'technology' - in respect to facilitating the ongoing deterioration of society. In essence, we have become an over-shared open book - complacent & compelling society of voyeurs, peeping toms & tinas - through available technology - because we can. (my words - not theirs)

The real reason that they were compelled to write the post was to bring to light and question the continued sickness of the human race. She shares the prime example - sighting another blogger's post - about a brutal attack against a young woman - a victim of 'gang rape'.

Boys in Big man pants, in my opinion.

It appears that participating in the evil wasn't good enough. Telling of their little boy story of masculine triumph wasn't exhilarating enough. They actually filmed the entire gang rape and shared it through this fabulous thing called 'technology' - allowing the whole world to witness their bold and courageous authority - over this helpless victim. Victimizing her over and over with each successive 'PEEP'!

And that's the thing here. Evil lives and acts all around us! We live in a sin cursed world. Evil will run rampant against and amongst us - until we band together to stop it! When we become so complacent that it doesn't even stir us - we have become accomplices to this evil. When we seek to view such evil - compelled - drawn to see it with our own eyes - we have become accomplices to this evil!

God Help Us!

I wasn't prepared for what I read, when I visited the other blogger's post (I'll call her Sally) - including some of the comments. I am in agreement that technology is not ALL bad - but it is a stronghold for corruption of all degrees and sizes.

I did not go to the links that were posted inside Sally's post - nor did i seek to view the video of this supposed 'necessary proof' (as one commenter stated) of such barbaric selfish - prideful - bullish behavior - acted out and purposely archived to further beat the victim down beneath their corrupted flesh. AND then - to banner their triumph of EVIL to the watching waiting world.

I did go to Sally's blog, as the blogger in which I follow, had already stated that Sally did not post the video. But for me, Sally's written account was more than my image center could bear to hold. What does it say about a person who seeks to 'view' the actual act of rape - let alone gang rape!

God help us!

In taping their evil acts against this woman - these little boys in BIG man pants proved nothing but their own seared minds set towards evil. This is pure evil and anyone caught up in the pull towards 'Voyeurism', as it was so appropriately nailed in my blogger's post - is an accomplice to this evil.

Even those in power - authorities who have supposedly viewed this evil - not only have the authority but also a given responsibility to arise and act to stop these little boys in their tracks and send them to prison - away from society!

These little boys are someone's sons!
The young woman is someone's daughter!

God help us!

Many of the commentators on Sally's post mentioned that God will punish them for their evil act. TRUE! You can be certain of that...but God has given us authority in this land - it is up to us - the whole of people - as one - coming into agreement against this defiant evil. We must arise ! Stand-up! Come forth! - to Expose evil ! bring it into the light. Darkness CANNOT remain in the light. The light of day forces the darkness away!

We must do something besides turn a deaf ear - and fall blind to this continuing scourge of evil across all cultures - and nations. It stretches far and wide - to the ends of the earth. Even the NEWS media capitalizes on such evil. It's headliner news.

Until we trap evil beneath the power of good - at every point that evil raises it's ugly hand or head against us - it will continue to run rampant. AND. . . it begins with us! Each individual has to come to a crossroads decision - determined to rise against the evil enemy of our own flesh - or die an accomplice to our own destruction.

Evil will not cease in its all out war to gain dominion - to triumph over good! It seeks only to devour anything and everyone that represents good. But we must not let that stop us from making a stand - to do and say and think what's right and pure and good. The time is coming when Jesus will return to set His foot against satan - the father of evil. At that precise point - satan and all his evil messengers will be banished from the face of the earth - for eternity.

Halleluiah ! Amen!

In the mean time, we are called to be bearers of Hope and Light. Some one once said something to this effect - The only way for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing!

This horrid account, should shake us to the core - at the heart of the matter - and challenge us to rise up and do something! There are those, as it was stated on Sally's post, out there who HAVE viewed this lewd act on video - who KNOW these BOYS! According to Sally's account, the video has been circulating for over a month - and it appears that no one has stood against it. Sally at least contacted authorities - that's how we know that they had already viewed it - and so far - have done nothing about it.
The original poster, Sally, was speaking out against this horrific attack - however, she admits to having a full hour of the supposed 5 hour video of the actual gang rape - saved on her computer - and 10 minutes of video saved on her cell phone - as well as posting one blurred 'still shot' on her blog! And get this - there are currently over 300 comments on her post! Many - I say that again - MANY are requesting that she post the entire video!

Everyone who views the taped act out of curiosity, are accomplices to this soul rape!

It is my personal opinion that they are just as guilty - even though they weren't there at the onset. They placed themselves - in that room - in that moment - of soul rape - when they chose to be a peeping tom, a peering tina. Just because technology provided it. Just because they could ! Just because they wanted to see!

Something is wrong with minds and hearts - that allow 'self ' to be drawn into this circle of evil !
We can't stick our heads in the ground and just set back - waiting for God's revenge! This is WRONG behavior against any human being! We have a responsibility to make right choices every single day! The decisions we make today will affect generations to come. Lets make them count - we have a responsibility to the next generation.

What we are willing to entertain today, becomes the floor that our children and grandchildren will also dance upon.

May we walk accordingly - with the hearts and minds that were created in the image of God - not evil. We were created for good - not evil!

As I stated earlier, I refuse to be an accomplice to this murderous soul rape! Therefore, you won't find any links here regarding 'proof'. If after reading my words, you are still compelled to see and hear for yourself - I leave you to your own vices.

As always, I am praying for the nations. I am in prayer for the victimized woman surrounding this evil - and for all women in danger of such soul rape. May the perpetrators be brought to justice and the video blocked from web viewing! May the Lord protect us all from these evil doers, and keep us purposefully and intentionally walking in the light.


Jesus spoke to the people
once more and said,
"I am the light of the world.
If you follow me,
you won't have to walk in darkness,
because you will have
the light that leads to life."
John 8:12 NLT

I have come as a light
to shine in this dark world,
so that all who put their trust in me
will no longer remain in the dark.
John 12:46 NLT

And the judgment
is based on this fact:
God's light came into the world,
but people loved the darkness
more than the light,
for their actions were evil.
John 3:19 NLT

The Word gave life
to everything that was created,
and his life brought light
to everyone.
John 1:4 NLT

So we are lying
if we say we have
fellowship with God
but go on living
in spiritual darkness;
we are not practicing the truth.
1 John 1:6 NLT


Keep me from evil, Lord
Patrina <")>><


Sep 10, 2011

Sheltered in The Arms of God ~ Part 2

"If you confess with your mouth
that Jesus is Lord
and believe in your heart
that God raised him from the dead,
you will be saved.
For it is by believing in your heart
that you are made right with God,
and it is by confessing with your mouth
that you are saved.
As the Scriptures tell us,
“Anyone who trusts in him
will never be disgraced.”
Jew and Gentile are the same in this respect.
They have the same Lord,
who gives generously to all
who call on him.
For “Everyone who calls on the name
of the Lord will be saved.”

But how can they call on him
to save them unless they believe in him?
And how can they believe in him
if they have never heard about him?
And how can they hear about him
unless someone tells them?
And how will anyone go and tell
them without being sent?
That is why the Scriptures say,
“How beautiful are the feet
of messengers who bring good news!”
Romans 10:9-15 NLT


I grew up in a number of small churches.
My father was the pastor.
I came to know Jesus early.
I am familiar with 'altar calls'.
Even today, when I hear the song
'Just As I am' - I get this familiar connection
of the moment I made my way down to the altar
to pray to Jesus - to come live in my heart.

As I grew older,
I still made my way down the
isle to the altar - every time
I felt the Holy Spirit 'stirring'.
It was often during this song.

As an adult, I have pondered
why I felt the need to go forward
to pray - so many times
throughout my growing up years.
It wasn't always a convicting sin
that drew me there. But I was drawn!

The Holy Spirit has shown me that it was
the one place I felt close with the Father.
The Safe Place where I could commune
with Him - spirit to spirit.
It was a sacred place to me - Holy Ground.
I had come to KNOW the Father there.
He came to live inside me at the altar.

In fact..

I met Him at the altar a few years earlier,
when I stood with my mama,
as she received Christ into her heart too.
She was several months pregnant with me,
when she stepped out to join my daddy,
in his decision to honor Christ
with his life.
I wouldn't be surprised if the hymn
that accompanied them down the isle
was in fact - 'Just as I Am'.

And like John the Baptist leaped
in the the womb of his mother, Elizabeth,
When Mary told her that she was pregnant,
with Jesus - I'm convinced that I
felt the Holy Spirit's stirring in mama -
and then the sealing of her spirit
at the altar.

So, even though I am the 3rd child
I was the first to be born
into a Christian Family!
I praise Jesus for drawing them
and then me to HIMSELF.

Beyond that, the Holy Spirit

has shown me that He was preparing me,
at the altar
for the gifts that He was
instilling within my heart.
He was preparing me to be
His prayer warrior.


The writer of this old beloved Hymn,
Charlotte Elliott, like Dottie Rambo,
struggled with physical
and emotional pain, and was an invalid
soon after the age of 30.
She remained a bedridden invalid
for the rest of her life.(82 years old)

With her failing health came great
feelings of despondency.
Swiss evangelist, Dr. Caesar Malan,
visited the Elliott home in
Brighton, England. His visit proved
to be a turning point in Charlotte's life.
This song was born out of
his ministry to her in her affliction.

Dr. Malan impressed upon her this truth...


"You must come just as you are,
a sinner, to the Lamb of God
that taketh away the sin of the world."


For the remainder of her years,
like Dottie Rambo,
Charlotte often endured seasons
of great physical suffering.

Of her own afflictions she once wrote,

"He knows, and He alone, what it is,
day after day, hour after hour,
to fight against bodily feelings
of almost overpowering weakness,
languor and exhaustion,
to resolve not to yield to slothfulness,
depression and instability,
such as the body causes me
to long to indulge,
but to rise every morning determined
to take for my motto...


'If a man will come after Me,
let him deny himself,
take up his cross daily,
and follow Me.'"
source

I am strengthened by these
two witness' of FAITH.
Their stories of endurance -
to run the race before them
focused on the prize -
Eternity with JESUS,
the lover of their soul -
draw me, time and time again
into that inner circle of HOPE

Now that I know their stories
and the songs they penned,
I am reminded
of their enduring FAITH,
in the midst of great suffering.

"JUST AS I AM" ...
has become even more sweet!




"...The Gift they Hope
to exchange is You!"


So I ask you...


Do you KNOW God’s Only Son Jesus?
Do you know this KING….
that Dottie Rambo wrote 2500
passionate songs about -
as many before and alongside her
share a similar passion?

How long has it been
since you knelt by your bed
and prayed to the Lord
up in Heaven?

Do you know this Jesus
that Billy & Ruth Graham
spent their life sharing ...
with a hurting world?

Do you have a personal
faith-relationship with Him?
Is He your Song and Salvation?
Is He your Light?
Have you trusted Him with your life?

If you do not know this KING –
this Alpha and Omega –
this Ultimate AUTHORITY -
This KING of all KINGS
these ARMS OF GOD - this SAFENESS –
this SHELTER in the midst of storms....

Then, may God Himself speak LIFE into you,
as I point you to God's WORD –
God's Rhema Word to all mankind.
For, “faith comes from hearing, that is,
hearing the Good News about Christ.”
Romans 10:17 NLT


"For God loved the world so much
that he gave his one and only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him
will not perish but have eternal life."
John 3:16 NLT


“But because of his great love for us,
God, who is rich in mercy,
made us alive with Christ even when
we were dead in transgressions –
it is by grace you have been saved."
Eph 2:4-5 NIV

“There is salvation in no one else!
God has given no other name under heaven
by which we must be saved."
Acts 4:12 NLT

“For there is one God and one mediator
between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”
1 Timothy 2:5 NIV


God wants to open your eyes

and give you faith to see Christ -
as God’s salvation to the world.
Would you come stand with me
at the altar - just as you are?
Would you, in this moment choose Jesus?
Would you stand before Him
and surrender your life,
as best as you know how - in faith -
choosing to believe that He is the
Son of God - sent to restore you back
to the Creator God?

If so, then say this prayer with me.
As you speak it out - know that He is listening.

“Lord I need You. I am choosing
to believe in You.
Thank You for loving me.
Open my eyes to see You.
I choose to accept You as my Savior.
Teach me to trust in You.
Come into my life Lord Jesus. Forgive my sin.
Cleanse me from the inside out.
Create in me a new heart.
Save me by Your grace. Amen”

It’s that easy!

Now...If you prayed that prayer with me,


WELCOME TO THE FAMILY!

Don’t stop there! Let me know,
so I can pray for you, and you can pray for me.
And more important…please seek out
a true Bible Believing, teaching body of believers,
to support you in your chosen decision
to walk upright in this new freedom in Christ.
It is so vital to your spiritual health.
The enemy of this world, satan,
seeks to rob, devour, and destroy you –
any way that he can!

Check out the many resources on my sidebar
to help you get started in the process
of ‘renewing your mind'
to the new Spirit of God within you;
to the ministry of the Holy Spirit;
to guide you and counsel you in wisdom,
truth, and understanding; as he fills you
with courage and strength. Get into God’s Word.
The Online Bible software used in this article
is a great tool for studying the Word in depth.

You can start here:

http://biblos.com

And last but not least….
KEEP TO IT! Don’t give up!
Don’t give in to the ways of the world!
Stand firm and see the deliverance
of the LORD in your behalf!
I promise you, He’s never late –
but always right on time! His timing is perfect!

“What shall we say
about such wonderful things as these?
If God is for us, who can ever be against us?”
Romans 8:31 NLT

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary
the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about,
seeking whom he may devour: ”
1 Peter 5:8 KJV

“The LORD said to Satan,
'Where have you come from?'
Satan answered the LORD,
'From roaming through the earth
and going back and forth in it.'"
Job 1:7 NIV

“Submit yourselves, then, to God.
Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”
James 4:7 NIV

"Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed,
for I am your God. I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you
with My righteous right hand."
Isaiah 41:10 NIV

Lord Jesus, I personally come to you today
Lifting up your name –
the name above all names.
Thank you for the opportunity
to come to KNOW you early.
You’ve been my Savior
for as long as I can remember.
Thank you for safety in you.
Sheltered in your Grace.
It is with great expectancy and HOPE
that I call up on you to reveal yourself
to that someone who is drowning.
The one that you placed
upon my heart weeks ago,
with your rhema word to me.

You KNOW them. I do not.
You are already wooing them
towards yourself.
Give them ears to hear
and eyes to see you, Lord.
Give them a new song to sing;
A deep hunger for your Word;
And a testimony to share;

And for those who come to the altar -
I know, you'll meet them there.
Strengthen them and fill them with
your guiding. comforter, the Holy Spirit.
Hold them up with your right hand.
Do not let them slip. Protect them
from the enemy of their soul,
and use them mightily in service
for your kingdom here on earth.

In this September remembrance
of our national tragedy 9/11,
Open the floodgates of Heaven.
Pour out your mercy like rain.
MERCY!
I cry for mercy.
Have mercy on us, Lord.
Transform our minds and attitudes.
Give us vision, knowledge,
wisdom and understanding.
We are so in need of MORE of you.

Forgive us, Lord.
Teach us the power of Forgiveness.
Touch us; Heal our woundedness
Restore our families; our land.
Guide us in all our ways.
Shelter us -
Securely in your arms of Grace.
Bring us back to our roots.
One Nation Under God.

It is in your name, Jesus
that I lift my voice.
Thank you for meeting me.
I give you all my praise.
You're Mercy endures forever.
I worship you,
the One and Only Jesus!

Faithfully Yours,
My Beloved
Your Warrior Bride,

Patrina

Sep 3, 2011

Sheltered In The Arms of God ~ PART 1

“You serve a very capable God.
He can turn the hearts of Kings.
You are on His mind this very moment.
Your tears, your pain and fears
are very important to him.

He is about to move. TRUST HIM.”

He maketh wars to cease. Psalm 46:9

Dr Mike Murdock


These words of wisdom came to my inbox this morning –
after visiting two bloggers late last night. Their posts
spoke volumes to me. Maybe they will also speak to you.
Both speak of a “weight bearing capacity”.

Faith Elaine @ Peace for the Journey
speaking on “God Keeps Pace with Your Pain”

Egmont @ The Artist Within Us
sharing his story of “Family Secrets”
in word and through photography.

This REHMA Word from Dr Mike today was so BIG.
Especially after my contemplative thot renderings –
attached to these two bloggers shared healings.
I read Dr Mike’s wisdom moment in parts.
I began crying with the word KINGS!

I cried out for KINGS!
Send KINGS into my life, Lord.
I haven't had KINGS in my life.
Kings that know how to treat QUEENS
and PRINCESS' with a 'Kingly Anointing'.

KINGS that know how to serve
in their 'inherited' authority.
These are the Kings whose hearts are turned –
by one move - one breath from you, O Lord.

Send these KINGS into my life!
Kings with skin on –
capable of marching into my life and facilitating
your turn around anointing.
O how I welcome the character of this kind
of Earthly KINGLY AUTHORITY!

Then...

When Mike said that you, O Lord,
were on my mind this very moment...

"Your tears, your pain and fears
are very important to him."


I knew this was more than just words.
It was Rhema that caused this wounded warrior
to STAND upright – to see the GLORY
of the Lord shine through.

Then...

"He is about to move.
TRUST HIM."

Standing, I felt your touch, Lord!
I felt your infusion with my spirit.
I heard your still small voice.
I was quickened in my spirit well
with EXPECTANCY & HOPE.

KINGS are being assembled,
as I write these words!
The groaning off my spirit drum assures it.

I see the 'ROUND TABLE' being prepared
to MOVE in my behalf!
Blueprints are spread wide open.
Straight paths are laid out!
Secret Strategies are carefully protected.
The Enemy can't even begin to determine
its mode of 'defeat'.

FOR I AM SHELTERED
IN THE AUTHORITY OF HIS 'KINGSHIP' –
HIS EARTHLY KINGS –
POSITIONED FOR THE NEXT MOVE OF GOD
ARE PREPARING TO ACT
IN MY BEHALF !

Then...

Mike shared this awesome Word
which became Rhema food to my war-weary vessel.

"He maketh wars to cease."
Psalm 46:9

Haha ... I’m reminded of the words to a song
that the Lord penned within my spirit well...
in recent weeks, after spending 3 full days soaking
in the Kingly Anointing of Dottie Rambo's
gift of song ... on YouTube.

“Blue Skies are coming...
Help is on the way!”


As Dottie Rambo sings….
“For I'm Sheltered SAFE within the arms of GOD!”
So let the storms rage high; The dark clouds rise
They won't worry me; For I'm sheltered SAFE...
Within the arms of God.”











Dottie Rambo was one example of a
WARRIOR BRIDE that carried only
a guitar for her Shepherd's staff.

Her "weight bearing capacity"
moved mountains!


I pray for that same weight bearing capacity –
for most assuredly the Lord will be holding me up –
that all men might be drawn to the One and Only
CHRIST JESUS! May He be glorified
in my struggles and suffering.

When Dottie sings, in her later years,
"Don't Take My Burdens or my Cross Away",
you have to KNOW that it was His Strength and
His Loving Presence that carried her.
Her continued FAITH
in the valley's and storms bound her to Him.

One of her most loved songs is
“Sheltered in the Arms of God”.
Below, is the remake with Porter Wagonger –
just before he passed on to God's new Heaven.
The performance in this video came just months
before her own home-going
on Mother's Day - May 11- 2008.
The new album, "Sheltered" wasn't released
until after her death.

Her spirit lives on in ETERNITY.
Her anointing lives on
through her songs.


I love this 'rough' rendition of
“SHELTERED"
For me, it just sweetens the message all the more.
I am most fond of her 'matured voice',
in later years, as she continued to minister
in the midst of pain. It bears witness
to her 'mature-intimate relationship'
with her Lord and Master, Jesus Christ.
Their relationship grew deeper still.

After laying on her back for 5 years,
due to multiple back surgeries.
She even had to retrain her voice.


"I learned more about my God
flat on my back
than I ever did walking in ministry.
He became more important
than the air I breathed." - Dottie shared

I love her vision of the 'appearing shadow',
she shares in this video,
and the emotional 'heavenly passion'
with which she sings this song,
in the wake of Porter's Home-going.

Her 'KINGLY ANOINTING'- her GIFT –
after many many more years of pain and suffering,
still moves the hearts and minds of God's children.

“SHELTERED IN THE ARMS OF GOD”
Dottie Rambo with Porter Wagoner




Dottie penned over 2500 gospel songs!
Many were birthed from the valley's of her
emotional and physical suffering.

She began her ministry of songwriting,
when she was only 8 years old.
God penned a song in her while sitting by a quiet brook.
He gave her the words and the melody all at the same time.
She ran all the way home to sing it to her mama.

When she had finished, her mother wrapped her arms around
Dottie and spoke the most profound words over her.
Words that would later prove to be the words of prophesy.

"O Dottie", she said, "You'll pay a high price for that GIFT."

A TRUE PENCIL
IN THE HANDS OF GOD!

Dottie’s father gave her an ultimatum
when she was a young 12 year old.
Sing Country and stay at home –
or –
sing Gospel and leave.
So at 12 years old, she hit the road
with a cardboard suitcase containing
one of her mother’s best dresses,
remade to fit little Dottie, and 2 other ‘rags’,
as Dottie describes them - and her guitar.

Years later, through the pain and suffering,
she said that it was the 'Gift'
that sustained her throughout life.

“ God gives you the gift but it’s not yours to harbor,
because it’s like water. It becomes stagnant
if it stays in you. It has to come out,
and you give it away to bless someone else.”

More than 20 years after leaving home,
she was able to lead her father to Christ.
From a hospital bed,
after an almost fatal crash,
her father spoke these words to her,
"I want to KNOW your God."

Whew!

God performed 2 miracles
on that hospital bed.
Her father lived another 9 years
and never missed an opportunity
to hear his daughter sing!


Her Bio states...

“There is a belief among those who know her:
even if she hadn’t written one song,
Dottie Rambo would have still changed the world.”

I believe that YOU and I can too!

As the Lord took me through the wealth of His gift in Dottie,
I found strength for my own suffering.
Her life story –her pain - her healing - her tenacity –
her heroic stand against the addiction to pain killers
(10 back surgeries & damage to her spinal cord
caused her to be in pain 24/7 the rest of her days.)
- facilitated the gates of heaven to be opened wide,
as the breath of God's Sweet Spirit breathed
a Newness of Life into my own wounded vessel.
And the warrior in me struggled to stand.

Quietly, in my spirit, I heard that still small voice,
reminding me once again:

THE BATTLE IS NOT MINE,
BUT GOD’S


"Listen, King Jehoshaphat
and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem!
This is what the LORD says to you:
'Do not be afraid or discouraged
because of this vast army.
For the battle is not yours, but God's.
2 Chronicles 20:15

"FOR YOU'RE SHELTERED... SAFE...
WITHIN MY ARMS"...says the Lord


So let the storm clouds rage high,
The dark clouds rise,
They don’t worry me;
For I’m sheltered in the arms of God.
He walks with me,
And naught of earth shall harm me,
For I’m sheltered in the arms of God.

BE ENCOURAGED!
BLUE SKIES ARE COMING!
HELP IS ON THE WAY


Dottie was a ‘Finisher’

Dr Mike says :
“Anyone can begin a marathon.
Champions finish them.
Everyone experiences adversity.
It is those who stay strong to the finish
Who are rewarded.
Pace yourself.
Determine to ‘go the distance’.
Keep aflame the Spirit of a Finisher.”
Dr. Mike Murdock

It can be said of Dottie Rambo,

“I have fought the good fight,
I have finished my course,
I have kept the FAITH!”
2 Timothy 4:7

I pray that it can also be said of me.

“My life is worth nothing to me
unless I use it for finishing the work
assigned me by the Lord Jesus –
the work of telling others the Good News
about the wonderful grace of God.”
Acts 20:24 NLT

Run the race before you!
Run to win!


"Therefore, since we are surrounded
by such a huge crowd of witnesses
to the life of faith, let us strip
off every weight that slows us down,
especially the sin that so easily trips
us up. And let us run with endurance
the race God has set before us."
Heb 12:1 NLT


Read the entire story of God’s supernatural hand
in this battle, in 2 Chronicles 20

You can order Dottie's last recorded album
'Sheltered" at dottierambo.net

May 23, 2011

Abide With Me Still






My crown of thorns - growing into the shape of a cross – all by its self - has been projecting on my kitchen doorway to the garage – every morning for weeks. I can’t capture it clearly. It is a projection – reflected from my neighbor’s truck windshield – through my window pane. For weeks, the Lord has been trying to download His truth to me in this natural occurrence. Yesterday, I took a few minutes to put my pondering to pencil and paper. The following prose is another validation of His promise to me in 2007.

“I give you visions in the night, And revelation as you write.”

All these years, I thought that it pertained to His revelation on my dreams, as I commit them to pencil and paper. Today, I understand it to mean that my OBEDIENCE to ‘write’ – BRINGS His revelation to the window of my spirit. I have so many things in my mind that my spirit yearns to express – but they get lost inside my head because I don’t take or can’t find the time to write. I lose the moment. Something else rises to take its place.

But this one thing kept reappearing. So, while dad drank his coffee, I put my pencil to paper (literally – I have no problem writing longhand in my journals – He always meets me there). The interesting thing is – I don’t usually like or write poetry anymore. I haven’t written prose or poetry for 20 years. Yet in the past 4 weeks, He has written 3 pieces of prose through my pencil. I didn’t even realize this truth until yesterday when His revelation unfolded in prose.

Morning after morning - when I gaze upon this natural occurrence – a supernatural moment in an ordinary ‘mundane’ occurrence, I will give thanks for His Light. His words anchor me.

Only God, could do such a thing.

Today, I surrender my pencil of yesterday and my pencil for tomorrow to His hand. I obediently pick up the instrument He has placed in my hand – to reflect His Glory.




Abide With Me Still

My light shines
To reflect My Glory
Is your window open?
Shades pulled down?
awake; slumbering?
Abiding and still?
My Light will surprise
In ordinary ways
My wonders perform
My Light transforms
In season and out

Wherever you are
Even in the dimness
Of your dwelling place
My Light shines true
Like a mirror reflects
Projecting my Glory
Upon your ‘mundane’
I am causing the
Walls and doors
You take for granted
To become ‘amazing’

When you look away
My Light and Glory
Remain the same
What’s visible in front
In reality lies behind
Like a mirror reflects
My Glory projects
The truth of what was
And is; and is to come
Truth doesn’t change
In the shadows

Truth remains; never dies
Light belongs in darkness
Sun by day
Moon by night
Both together make
One ‘whole’ day
Reflecting My Healing
In My abiding Grace
Know that I’m guarding
Leading in the shadows
Of your enduring Faith

I am the TRUTH
Of your yesterdays
Today and tomorrow
Truth remains
In your abiding or not
Position or circumstance
Does not change
My truth
Abiding opens your spirit
To see my Truth; My Light
Come to Life

Abiding anchors you
In My creative purpose
For your entire days
I AM the I AM
I have overcome
Abide in My Victory
Remain in My Light
Have No Fear
I am your Beloved
I will never abandon
My Warrior Bride

Know the King’s heart
I AM who I say I AM
I AM that you might see
Regardless of the night
I AM that you be
Victorious in me
Day in and day out
Live in the beauty
Of this NEW ‘whole’ day
As my Light anchors you
Abide with me still

Prose written by God
through Patrina’s Pencil
5/21/11

May 2, 2011

The Returning KING




by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

The Second Coming of Christ is the capstone, the crowning point of Jesus’ life and ministry, the point toward which all history is moving. Jesus’ return to earth will be quite different than His first advent! Consider these comparisons:

* He came the first time as an infant, born in time and space, small and weak. (Matt. 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-7)

* He will return as the everlasting King, great in strength and glory. (Matt. 16:27a; 24:30b)

* When He came the first time, His glory was shrouded/concealed from human view. (Phil. 2:5-8; 1 Cor. 2:6-8)

* When He comes the second time, His glory will shine brightly. (Matt. 25:31; 13:43)

* His first coming was obscure, witnessed only by a few poor shepherds; few recognized who He was. (Luke 2:8-11, 15-20; 9:18-19)

* At His second coming, every eye will see Him, and all will know who He is. (Rev. 1:7; Matt. 24:30a)

* He came the first time as the Lamb of God. (Isa. 53:7; 1 Peter 1:19; John 1:29; Rev. 5:12)

* When He returns, it will be as the Lion of the tribe of Judah. (Gen. 49:9-10; Rev. 5:5)

* At His first coming He was judged and condemned to die by sinful men. (Matt. 27:22-23, 26)

* When He returns, it will be as the Judge, to execute justice and judgment on all who have refused to repent of their sins. (Isa. 16:5; 11:4; Jude 14-15; Matt. 16:27b; 2 Thess. 1:7-9; Rev. 19:11b)

* The first time He came as a Man of Sorrows. (Isa. 53:6; Luke 19:41; John 11:33, 35)

* When He returns it will be as Almighty God. (Isa. 9:6; 49:26; 1 Peter 3:21b-22; Rev. 1:8)

* At His first advent, He rode into Jerusalem on a lowly donkey. (Luke 19:35-36)

* When He returns He will be riding on a great white horse. (Rev. 19:11-16)

* When He came the first time, only a few bowed to pay Him homage. (Matt. 2:7-11; John 12:1-8)

* When He returns, every knee will bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord. (Phil. 2:10-11)

* The first time, He came to earth to die. (Matt. 10:28; John 3:17; 12:27; 1 Tim. 1:15; 1 John 4:9-10)

* The second time He will come to earth to reign. (Isa. 9:6-7; Luke 1:30-33; Rev. 19:15b, 16b)

* The first time He came as a humble servant. (Phil. 2:5-8)

* The second time He will come as the Commander in Chief of the armies of heaven. (Rev. 19:14)

* The first time He washed the feet of His disciples. (John 13:3-5)

* When He returns, all His enemies will be under His feet. (1 Cor. 15:25, 27)

* The first time He came, He wore a crown of thorns. (Matt. 27:29; John 19:5)

* When He returns, He will be crowned with many crowns, the King upon His throne. (Rev. 19:12b,16)

* He came the first time to make peace between God and man. (1 Tim. 2:5; 2 Cor. 5:18-19a; Eph. 2:13-14)

* When He returns, it will be to make war on those who have rebelled against Him. (2 Thess. 1:7-8; Rev. 19:11)

* He came the first time as our suffering Savior. (Ps. 22:1-18; 1 Peter 3:18)

* He will return as our sovereign Lord. (1 Tim. 6:15-16)

In light of the promise of His Second Coming, how foolish it would be to put our stakes down deep here on earth. Rather, the great hope of His return motivates us to live holy lives, and to zealously and faithfully serve Christ and proclaim Him to others until He comes.

“Lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near” (Luke 21:28, NASB).

© Used with permission. http://www.ReviveOurHearts.com
Info@ReviveOurHearts.com

Apr 23, 2011

Healing Came to Man


















Healing Came to Man

The Healing offered to man
wasn't just that solitary moment
when Jesus gave His life upon the Cross
for you and for me
to be reconciled back to God....

It wasn't even the moment
before the stone was rolled away;
nor when they found His EMPTY tomb;
or when He revealed Himself
ALIVE and in the RISEN flesh

Healing came to man
In a body of flesh and bones
in eye witness moments
His ascension to the Father
Of which He Came ....

Opening the GATES of HEAVEN
for mankind to be seated with Him
in Heavenly places
on earth as it is in Heaven
Both now and forevermore

Healing came to man
when DOUBT gave way
to a FAITH raised with Him
in that moment of recognition
He is the TRUE ‘I AM’

TRUTH came to LIFE
when redeemed eyes
gazed upon His nail pierced hands
That MOMENT when TRUTH
became MORE…than just a man


By Patrina <”)>><
4/23/11

"I Pledge Allegiance To The Lamb"

Mar 8, 2011

STEP * U P!

Last week, I woke up with a song in my heart … ‘HE WILL CARRY YOU’. I could only remember this one phrase. I looked it up – before I ever got out of bed (thank God for this new technology - the ipod touch, that I can hold in my hands without disturbing the moment. I found it on youtube. In my search, I found this dramatized version of ‘He Will Carry Me’ by Mark Schultz. It is a different song entirely from the one the Lord deposited in my spirit – but it is the EXACT message that He wanted me to hear.



Yesterday, the devotional ‘Seeking Him’ from Nancy Leigh DeMoss at Revive our Hearts.com was delivered to my inbox. It was the first thing I read before getting out of bed. One more reason why I love my ipod touch. I have several devotionals right at my fingertips – first thing in the morning – when my mind, body, and spirit is totally resting in HIM. If He hasn’t given me a dream to scribe, this is how I start my day. It helps me focus on Him throughout the day.

The Lord spoke to me before Nancy ever mentioned the word TRUST….passing from my spirit to my tongue…as I pondered her first few lines concerning FAITH. She titles this devotional ‘FAITH in the DARK’

Nancy writes:
"There are times when God withholds the conscious sense of His presence—times when God seems far away and less real. I think that’s because He wants us to walk by faith and seek Him with all our hearts.

Isaiah described it this way: “Who among you fears the Lord and obeys the word of his servant? Let him who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.”

If you’re feeling like you’re walking in the dark today, let me encourage you. Trust in the Lord, rely on God and keep going. God is pleased with faith that’s exercised in the darkness."


Now I knew My faith was strong…or so I thought.

But God…

Suddenly, I loudly discerned the weak element of my FAITH.

T R U S T

Immediately, the Holy Spirit delivered these words to my spiritual ‘inbox’ – the message center of my relationship with God….

“TRUST IN THE LORD with ALL your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.” Prov. 3:5

Trust that I AM who I say that I AM.

Do not DOUBT. Doubt is the opposite of FAITH.

In your strength, you think that your FAITH is strong - your BELIEF in who I AM is indestructible. You trust in my LIVING WORD to you; my gift of SALVATION to you; my PRESENCE in you; my HOLY SPIRIT with you; my work of the CROSS in your place; my RESURRECTION, ASCENSION and my RETURN for you – my BRIDE.

You SING your songs to me and offer your sacrifice of PRAISE and THANKFULNESS. Your FERVENT INTERCESSION reaches my tender ears before you ever open your mouth, for I know these things stored within your heart. Did I not gift you this way?

But your TRUST in my PROVISION – my Divine GUIDANCE in the dark – in ALL things - my Perfect TIMING … is hampered by your misdirected - learned style of relating. In these things, YOUR FAITH IS WEAK

IT IS TIME FOR YOU TO STEP UP!

This DOUBT within you prevents your total RESTING in my PEACEFUL PRESENCE - every day, in all ways. Your FAITH is strong until the wait in long, and you feel the darkness slowly creeping in. It is in these times, that you are vulnerable to the enemy of FAITH which is DOUBT.

Don’t lose sight of my LIGHT in you.

FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS

Do you not see that I am the LORD, who opened a way through the waters, making a dry path through the sea? I am about to do a brand-new thing? I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a way for you! Isa 43:16;19;

I AM MAKING ALL THINGS NEW!

To Be Continued......


Post Note:
Unbeknown to me, as I prepared and typed this post, my e-mail secretly hid 4 incoming e-mails in my SPAM folder. All 4 were from comments at Denise’s blog ‘The Quiet Quill’.

Her post of 11 months ago was suddenly republished. I had commented on her post and subscribed to follow up comments. Today, I receive 4 e-mails from comments on her post. I hadn’t visited her in a very long time. I didn’t remember commenting. Apparently, my mail client wasn’t aware of my comment either - so it labeled them ‘SPAM’. Strangely, her post carries the title “Proverbs 3: 5-6”.

Coincidence?

Confirmation!

BIG SMILE!





I AM HIS AND HE IS MINE,
MY BELOVED
HIS WARRIOR BRIDE



Feb 5, 2011

No Identity Crisis Here













From my side bar you can tell that Toby Logsdon, founder and Bible Teacher of Biblestudypodcasts.org is my Son-in -Love. But I want you to know how very proud and honored I am to call him SON.

It fills my heart with JOY to hear him preach and teach God's TRUTH from his wealth of wisdom and understanding of the BIBLE.

Fifty some years ago...my own father began his first pastorate in a small Kansas town. It blesses my soul, that more than a generation later...I am experiencing Toby, together with my daughter, and their two children continuing this spiritual heritage that I was born into. I was 5 days old when the family made the move from Kansas to Oklahoma for dad to go to college so he could step into God's calling on his life.

Years before Dad's calling...my great great uncle "Ulysses Grant" T. was a 'circuit rider' preacher.... :) Yeah, he rode a horse to the distant parishes throughout the land. Is that just way cool :) I'm told he was a 'power packed' preacher...and blessed with a spiritual confidence that facilitated the Holy Spirit's work of opening wide the hearts of men.

Dad tells the story of 2 men marching into the church one Sunday as Ulysses was preparing to preach...they had a rope...intending to hang him! Ulysses dared anyone to step one foot on the platform where he was standing. He said.... "the Lord will strike you dead!" The church fell silent, as the two men turned and walked right out of the front door, that they had just came through - dragging their rope behind them! (dragging their tails behind them :) - Ulysses knew that as a christian he was the HEAD and not the TAIL :)

"If you listen to these commands of the LORD your God and carefully obey them, the LORD will make you the head and not the tail, and you will always have the upper hand. " Deu 28:13

I have inherited my great-great uncle Ulysses' old black leather satchel packed full of neatly organized handwritten sermons - some typed - but all organized and easily read....what a treasured heritage!

Is it any wonder why I too have come to know this Jesus as my Lord and KING? This wealth of spiritual HERITAGE became my personal INHERITANCE when I stepped into my calling as daughter of the Most High King....and now Warrior Bride of My Beloved King!

Tomorrow, Feb 6 - My Son-in-Love, Toby, will deliver his 2nd sermon as the new senior pastor of Lynnwood Evangelical Free Church in Lynnwood WA . His first sermon was heard by a full house, I'm told - regular attendees as well as new people and people that hadn't come in a while. The congregation is excited to have a full time pastor again. And Toby and the family are just as eager to join them.

I'm linking to his first sermon "The Identity Factor: Who Am I?" for anyone interested. Toby's message comes from Matthew 16:13-18 - as he shares how our identity changes when we recognize and respond to Jesus' identity.

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?" "Well," they replied, "some say John the Baptist, some say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the other prophets." Then he asked them, "Who do you say I am?" Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God." Jesus replied, "You are blessed, Simon son of John, because my Father in heaven has revealed this to you. You did not learn this from any human being. Now I say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it." Matt 16:13-18 NLT

You can find Toby's future sermons at www.Lynnwoodefc.org


Who do you say that you are?

And are you really who you say you are?

A whole world is watching and reading our open book.....what do they see?

We are a reflection of what lies beneath the skin...

Do we reflect JESUS?

Does His Glory shine from within our body, mind, and spirit?

Do we light up the darkness when we walk into a room - just by His Presence in us?

Who do YOU say that you are?



NO IDENTITY CRISIS HERE!
I AM HIS AND HE IS MINE,
MY BELOVED
HIS WARRIOR BRIDE

Jan 1, 2011

Grant Us An Easter Sonrise, Lord

sunrise Pictures, Images and Photos

“Touch Your people once again
With Your precious holy hand, we pray
Let Your kingdom shine upon this earth
Through a living glorious church
Not for temporary deeds
But to restore authority and power.
Let a mighty rushing wind blow in
Touch your people once again”

Source

Do it again, Lord…
Grant us a 2011 Easter Sonrise

Whatever you have planned,
in and through each of us.
That we might lead,
with a strengthened & restored FAITH.
Fear is empty faith – Double-mindedness.
Cause us to walk as LIGHT-
Confident, that your LIGHT
Shines from within.
Let your LIGHT shine and fall
wherever it seeks to fall.

Do it again, Lord…
Grant us an Easter Sonrise!

Keep us upright and walking –
Walking in your spirit;
Not our own flesh.
Strengthen our spirit
And shackle the hidden
And revealed strongholds,
That keep us crippled
And in bondage -
Against your will.
Remove our bondage
And restore us back to you.

Do it again, Lord
Grant us an Easter Sonrise.

Restore the PASSION –
The created PASSION for you,
And only you, LORD.
Bring us back to the basics
Of your LOVE.
Teach us to rest in your
Restorative perfect LOVE.
Cause us to be seekers,
of that perfect LOVE.
Today – this very hour…
we need Your WISDOM
Your authority and power.

Do it again, Lord
Grant us a 2011 Easter Sonrise



Restore your church again.
Change us so completely
– so Divinely…
That we are nothing less than
– Fully Yours…
resting in the everlasting arms of
J E S U S
Walking in the LIGHT of
J E S U S
Triumphant HOPE
ETERNAL LIFE
We worship You…
We worship You
Our ONE and only
J E S U S

Copyright 1/1/11
warrior bride Patrina


I Am His and He is Mine
My Beloved
His Warrior Bride

"HEAR The Word of The Lord"

Prayer Changes Things

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” ..... Romans 12:12

ipray

ipray

DEVOTIONALS

DEVOTIONALS

The 'I AM' over our yesterdays ~ our today ~ our tomorrow

Elohim: The All-Powerful Creator

Jehovah: The Self-Revealing One

Adonai: The Owner of All

Jehovah-Jireh: The Lord Who Provides

El Shaddai: The Almighty Sufficient One

El Elion: The Most High Ruler

Jehovah Nissi: The Lord’s Banner of Victory

Jehovah Shalom: The Lord Our Peace

Jehovah Mekadesh: The Lord Who Sanctifies

Jehovah Rophe: The Lord Who Heals

Jehovah Tsikenu: The Lord My Righteousness

Jehovah Robi: The Lord My Shepherd

Immanuel: God With Us