EMPOWERING CHRISTIAN WOMEN: February 2008 Blogger Widgets

Is Your Every Move Governed by Christ?

Friday, February 29, 2008

Where The Wind Blows

~ David L Burns

I love the passage in Ezekiel 47 describing the water flowing from the temple and I imagine such water being so deep and having such a strong current that anyone who tried to swim this river would instead be carried along by the water.

Men of God, apostles and prophets were carried along by the Holy Spirit. The Bible says, "but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit" (2 Peter 1:21).

Wow, this is great. Every believer has the potential to live a daily life, so close to Jesus, that our every move is governed by Christ, being carried along by the Holy Spirit. This is the role of the Holy Spirit to carry us along into incremental obedience to Jesus. By incremental obedience I mean, not just obeying the "big things" like not killing people. I’m talking about a life so carried along by the Spirit that we are the fragrance, the very aroma of Christ, obedient to the tiniest detail.

A daily walk with Jesus is more than doing what we want and asking God to bless us. It is searching our hearts for the areas that are still following the current of the world, the flow of what the neighbors are doing, and asking the LORD to re-arrange our lives so that we are no longer following the pattern of this world, but through the renewing of our minds in Christ we are transformed and now we are carried along by the Holy Spirit!

I don't want to steal your joy, but you have areas in your life that you refuse to lay out in front of Jesus, do you not? Areas that the Spirit has been bringing conviction, trying to get you to follow the Bible more and your feelings less, perhaps. There are areas in each of our lives that we are scared to face, frightened that if we turn these areas over to Jesus, the pain of change will be too great, the challenge will be unbearable and the adjustment too great of a price to pay. So we draw back into what we call "grace", reasoning that even though Christ is calling us to stop living by worldly standards, we retreat, believing that His grace will cover our disobedience. Are we so sure?

What we think of as a retreat to "grace" is really a drawing away from Christ's appeal for us to have a change of heart. This is exactly where satan wants us, living in disobedience, yet, falsely convinced that grace covers our rebellious spirit. A parent has a great love for their child, but disobedience must be dealt with or else it will result in great disobedience and finally a falling away of a rebellious child. Parent, how would you react toward your child if they disobeyed you and when you asked why, they simply said, "I knew you loved me and wouldn't make me do it or care if I didn’t do it".

The bottom line is this, who wants to live in rebellion against the Spirit's moving? Who wants to refuse to follow the leading of the Spirit and live like other worldly non-Christians? Who wants to grieve the Spirit? Following the Spirit can be very painful, painful because the flesh does not want to die. The flesh wants to run. Here's where God's grace comforts me. Not in giving me a refuge from what He's asking me to change, but giving me strength and comfort to change my heart.

I fought homeschooling for many years even though I knew it was the call of LORD in our family's life. When I finally searched the Scripture I was convinced this was right for our family. That's when I depended upon God's grace to give me strength and to obey. It was amazing grace! I tried finding grace when I refused to follow His leading, but never found it. But, when I finally accepted His challenge, His grace was more than sufficient. His reward was awesome! This was an area where the Holy Spirit was trying to carry me along and I was unwilling to go. What is your area?

Dear Heavenly Father, let us not find any refuge in false grace.
In Jesus' Mighty name, AMEN!

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Your Online Bible Just Got Personal

Thursday, February 28, 2008

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You can view a variety of demo videos to help you to learn more about the NEW Bible Study Tools and how to create your own personal online study Bible!

The Bible Study Tools will help you bring your Bible study time to life. There are many features: 29 different Bible translations, reference materials, study resources, sermon helpers, as well as daily and weekly devotionals to help you during your quiet time with God.

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Have fun personalizing your quiet time with God!

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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

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Greatest Story Ever Told - Through the Eyes of a Woman

Greatest Story Ever Told—through the Eyes of a Woman

New Film about Jesus Released to U.S. Audiences

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2008—The same people who have turned JESUS into the most-translated film of all time have begun distributing a unique new translation of sorts with the U.S. release of Magdalena: Released from Shame.

But instead of a different language, this film uses a new perspective to tell the Jesus story. Magdalena: Released From Shame is the story of Mary of Magdala, also known as Mary Magdalene, and what she may have experienced walking with Jesus of Nazareth during His public ministry. Through her eyes, this film portrays how Jesus values women by focusing on historical accounts of His interactions with them.

"The Magdalena film is a wonderful way to share with women everywhere that they are loved and valued by God," said Jim Green, executive director of The JESUS Film Project. "Magdalena has already been shown in other parts of the world where women encounter violence and humiliation simply because of their gender. After test screenings in the United States we discovered that the Magdalena film can also be a very effective way to reach women here who may have never before considered the relevance of having Jesus in their lives.

"To help reinforce that message, The JESUS Film Project is offering additional resources that can be used by families, women’s study groups and churches to help enhance the experience of watching the film as well as to provide follow-up opportunities.

For more information about Magdalena: Released from Shame visit http://www.magdalenatoday.com/ or call 800-432-1997.

Produced by Campus Crusade for Christ, the original JESUS film debuted in U.S. theaters in 1979. It is now the most translated film in history and last year celebrated a major milestone with its 1,000th translation. The JESUS Film Project plans to continue translating the film into 500 new languages which include every language with more than 100,000 speakers.

The JESUS Film Project is a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, International, one of the world’s largest nonprofit, interdenominational organizations, founded by Bill and Vonette Bright in 1951. Campus Crusade has more than 27,000 staff members and a ministry presence in 190 countries around the world. Campus Crusade is dedicated to showing people how to know and experience God’s love and plan for their lives. For more information, visit the Campus Crusade for Christ Web site at http://www.ccci.org/.

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In the film Magdalena: Released from Shame, Jesus touched women’s hearts so deeply. Yet, the question is, “Does He still touch women in this way today?”

We trust you will see a piece of yourself in at least one of these four stories.

Special thanks to the Magdalena Today website:
Visit Magdalena Today for more information and to watch the video trailer.

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Free to Choose

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

by Neil Anderson

2 Corinthians 3:17 The Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty

The Spirit-filled walk is neither characterized by license nor legalism, but liberty. Paul stated that we are "servants of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the spirit gives life . . . Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:6, 17).

I believe that our freedom in Christ is one of the most precious commodities we have received from our spiritual union with God. Because the Spirit of the Lord is in you, you are free to choose to live a responsible and moral life. You are no longer compelled to walk according to the flesh as you were before conversion. And now you are not even compelled to walk according to the Spirit. You are free to choose to walk according to the Spirit or to walk according to the flesh.

Walking according to the Spirit implies two things. First, it's not passive. We're talking about walking in the Spirit, not sitting in the Spirit. One of the most dangerous and harmful detriments to your spiritual growth is passivity--putting your mind in neutral and coasting. The Christian classic War on the Saints , by Jessie Penn-Lewis, was written to combat such passive thinking. Sitting back and waiting for God to do everything is not God's way to spiritual maturity.

Second, we're talking about walking in the spirit, not running in the Spirit. The Spirit-filled life is not achieved through endless, exhausting activity. We mistakenly think that the harder we work for God, the more spiritual we will become. That's a subtle lie from the enemy. Satan knows that he may not be able to stop you from serving God by making you immoral, but he can probably impede your service by simply making you busy. Our service for God can become the greatest detriment of our devotion to God.

Lord, I desire to walk according to the Spirit today at Your pace, not sitting passively through inactivity or running myself ragged by becoming too busy.

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Sunday, February 24, 2008

By Sidharth Mohandas

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. [Galatians 5:22-23]

There is a general misconception that there are 9 fruits of the Spirit. However, if you look closely at the wordings in this verse, you will see that it doesn’t say “fruits”, but the word is in its singular “fruit”. And that means there is only one fruit, there aren’t 9 different fruits.

A long time back I was meditating on this passage and comparing it with 1 Corinthians 13, and I realized that the fruit of the Spirit was simply love and that all the others mentioned after it were just characteristics of love.

Love is patient [ 1 Cor 13: 4], Love is kind [1 Cor 13:4] Love is not proud [1 Cor 13:4], Love is not easily angered [1 Cor 13:5], Love rejoices with truth [1 Cor 13:6], Love always trusts [1 Cor 13:6], Love keeps no record of evil [1 Cor 13: 5]…

Jesus said, “By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” [John 13: 35].

I see us Christians lashing each other over doctrinal issues and calling each other being of the devil and wonder how easily we have been fooled and deceived. I believe most of us would disqualify the above characteristic of our Lord's disciples. Are we patient with those who are weak in the faith? Are we kind? Do we keep record of evil and think we are rightfully punishing someone who have harmed us or spoken ill of us? Are we easily moved into anger?

If you have failed, I encourage you to turn to the Person of the fruit, the Holy Spirit. God plainly tells us, your fruitfulness comes from Me. [Hosea 14:8]. And that means it is not a do-it-yourself job! It is not the fruit of your hard work, it is the fruit of the Spirit.

I remember a time when I was spending time with a friend of mine who had used a very pleasant perfume. Later when we parted, I realized that my clothing had caught the scent of his garments! That’s how it is with God, as you spend more time with Him, the Spirit sheds abroad more of God’s love in your heart. But the problem with many of us... we are trying to create a replica of this genuine fruit in our flesh, and it’s all sour and rotten.

Let's stop pointing fingers and look at ourselves today and see if we qualify to be called His disciples. If we don't, let us repent and turn to the Author of the fruit.

May the sweet scent of Jesus
make its home in our hearts and in our lives,
so that others may find Him too.
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Christian Drama: Total Eclipse

The Power of Three Little Words

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The Power of Three Little Words

Some of the most significant messages people deliver to one another often come in just three words. When spoken or conveyed, those statements have the power to forge new friendships, deepen old ones and restore relationships that have cooled.The following three word phrases can enrich every relationship:

I'll BE THERE - Being there for another person is the greatest gift we can give. When we are truly present for other people, important things happen to them and to us. We are renewed in love and friendship. We are restored emotionally and spiritually. 'Being there' is at the very, very core of civility.

I MISS YOU - Perhaps more marriages could be salvaged and strengthened if couples simply and sincerely said to each other, "I miss you." This powerful affirmation tells partners they are wanted, needed, desired and loved.

I RESPECT YOU - Respect is another way of showing love. Respect conveys the feeling that another person is a true equal. It is a powerful way to affirm the importance of a relationship.

MAYBE YOU'RE RIGHT - This phrase is highly effective in diffusing an argument and restoring frayed emotions. The flip side of "maybe you're right" is the humility of admitting "maybe I'm wrong."

PLEASE FORGIVE ME - Many broken relationships could be restored and healed if people would admit their mistakes and ask for forgiveness. All of us are vulnerable to faults, foibles and failures. A man should never be ashamed to own up to he has been in the wrong, which is by saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

I THANK YOU - Gratitude is an exquisite form of courtesy. People who enjoy the companionship of good, close friends are those who don't take daily courtesies for granted. They are quick to thank their friends for their many expressions of kindness. On the other hand, people whose circle of friends is severely constricted often do not have the attitude of gratitude.

COUNT ON ME - "A friend is one who walks in when others walk out." "Loyalty is an essential ingredient for true friendship; it is the emotional glue that bonds people. Those who are rich in their relationships tend to be steady and true friends. When troubles come, a good friend is there, indicating "you can count on me."

LET ME HELP - The best of friends see a need and try to fill it. When they spot a hurt they do what they can to heal it. Without being asked, they pitch in and help.

I UNDERSTAND YOU - People become closer and enjoy each other more if they feel the other person accepts and understands them. Letting others know in so many little ways that you understand him or her is one of the most powerful tools for healing your relationship.

GO FOR IT - Some of your friends may be non-conformists, have unique projects and unusual hobbies. Support them in pursuing their interests. Rather than urging your loved ones to conform, encourage their uniqueness - everyone has dreams that no one else has.

I suppose the 3 little words that you were expecting to see have to be reserved for those who are special; that is I LOVE YOU.
~ Author Unknown
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Christian One Liners

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Christian One Liners

• Don’t let your worries get the best of you; remember, Moses started out as a basket case.

• Some people are kind, polite, and sweet-spirited until you try to sit in their pews.

• Many folks want to serve God, but only as advisors.

• It is easier to preach ten sermons than it is to live one.

• The good Lord didn’t create anything without a purpose, but mosquitoes come close.

• When you get to your wit’s end, you’ll find God lives there.

• People are funny; they want the front of the bus, the middle of the road, and the back of the church.

• Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on your front door forever.

• Quit griping about your church; if it was perfect, you couldn’t belong.

• If the church wants a better pastor, it only needs to pray for the one it has.

• God Himself does not propose to judge a man until he is dead. So why should you?

• Some minds are like concrete thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

• Peace starts with a smile.

• I don’t know why some people change churches; what difference does it make which one you stay home from?

• A lot of church members who are singing “Standing on the Promises” are just sitting on the premises.

• We were called to be witnesses, not lawyers or judges.

• Be ye fishers of men. You catch them – He’ll clean them.

• Coincidence is when God chooses to remain anonymous.

• Don’t put a question mark where God put a period.

• Don’t wait for 6 strong men to take you to church.

• Forbidden fruits create many jams.

• God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called.

• God grades on the cross, not the curve.

• God loves everyone, but probably prefers “fruits of the spirit” over “religious nuts!”

• God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.

• He who angers you, controls you!• If God is your Co-pilot – swap seats!
• Prayer: Don’t give God instructions — just report for duty!

• The task ahead of us is never as great as the Power behind us.

• The Will of God never takes you to where the Grace of God will not protect you.

• We don’t change the message, the message changes us.

• You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage him.

• The best mathematical equation I have ever seen: 1 cross + 3 nails = 4 given.

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Your Journey Toward Christ

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

~ by Neil Anderson
February 13

John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy

How do evil spirits interfere with our lives? Let me answer with a simple illustration. Imagine that you are standing at one end of a long, narrow street lined on both sides with two-story row houses. At the other end of the street stands Jesus Christ, and your Christian life is the process of walking down that long street of maturity toward Him. There is absolutely nothing in the street which can keep you from reaching Jesus. So, when you receive Christ, you fix your eyes on Him and start walking.

But since this world is still under the dominion of Satan, the row houses on either side of you are inhabited by beings who are committed to keeping you from reaching your goal. They have no power or authority to block your path or even slow your step, so they hang out of the windows and call to you, hoping to turn your attention away from your goal and disrupt your progress by tempting you, accusing you and deceiving you.

What is the enemy's goal in having his demons jeer you, taunt you, lure you, and question you from the windows and doorways along your path? He wants you to slow down, stop, sit down, and, if possible, give up your journey toward Christ. He wants to influence you to doubt your ability to believe and serve God. Remember: he has absolutely no power or authority to keep you from steadily progressing in your walk toward Christ. And he can never again own you, because you have been redeemed by Jesus Christ and you are forever in Him (1 Peter 1:18, 19). But if he can get you to listen to the thoughts he plants in your mind, he can influence you. And if you allow him to influence you long enough through temptation, accusation and deception, he can control you.

If I could influence you to believe a lie, could I control your life? Yes. Let's fix our eyes on Jesus, "the author and perfecter of faith" (Hebrews 12:2) and take "every thought captive to the obedience of Christ" (2 Corinthians 10:5).

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I love this devotional; what an illustration!
How often do we neglect to keep our eyes on Jesus...
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365 Promises

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

that was experienced by millions on the internet?

Well, the creators of that magnificent video have done it again! 
Stop by 365 PromisesParaphrased Bible Promises For Everyday Life
I know you will be inspired!

365 Promises features a Bible promise for each day of the year. 
Each promise has been paraphrased in the 'first person' (from God's perspective) 
to help make each promise more personal to you.

The promises found on this site are only the tip of the iceburg 
of the incredible treasures found throughout the Bible. 
The creators of the site are hoping that these promises 
will encourage and inspire you to go directly to the Bible and read what God says.

You can preview monthly, as well as themed screensavers:

- 40 Promises Of God's Care and Concern For His People

- 40 Promises Of God's Comfort For The Hurting

- 40 Promises Of God's Everlasting Plan For His Children

- 40 Promises Of God's Heart For His Children

- 40 Promises Of God's Character and Majesty

- 40 Promises Of Our Victorious Life In Christ

There are 18 promise videos in total that you can watch on 365 Promises; 
as well as an online store where you can purchase 
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By purchasing these products, you will help them to keep 
all of their promises resources available online for free viewing 
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Please take time to visit the website; as well as pass the link on to others.

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Excellent work!

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How to Pray - free download

Monday, February 11, 2008

Free Download of How to Pray

How to Pray is a gripping call to prayer read in an enlivening style. Pastor, educator, evangelist, and author R.A. Torrey delivers a no-nonsense handbook for praying correctly and receiving answers from God. The book is full of examples, stories, and anecdotes that inwardly compel the listener to pray heartily. Topics covered include the importance of prayer, praying in the Spirit, constancy in prayer, and hindrances to prayer.

Christian Audio has been giving away audiobooks monthly at ChristianAudio.com for over two years! When they first started, they were able to give away only a few hundred audiobooks each month. Now they are giving away many thousands every month.

This month (February 2008) Christian Audio is giving away R. A. Torrey's How To Pray. It is an excellent audiobook. A nice fit for the Easter season.

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Strike Your Balance

Saturday, February 09, 2008

Money matters, plain and simple.

Crown Financial Ministries has designed a new 31 day devotional to help you strike your balance in 2008!

Crown Financial Ministries is a non-profit ministry and their passion is to teach people how to make money, manage money and fulfill God's purpose. Allow Crown Financial Ministries to help you strike balance in all areas of your life.

Be sure to check out their website, as well as pick up their newly designed free 31 Day Devotional, Strike Your Balance.

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10 Reasons Why We Should Totally Forgive Ourselves

Friday, February 08, 2008

By R.T. Kendall

Have you ever felt guilty at the thought of totally forgiving yourself? I have.

The idea is this. What I have done is so horrible that I do not deserve to be set free from guilt. It would be irresponsible to forgive myself totally and not look back. I must pay for my failure. I must see that I get justice.

The same is true in forgiving others. We are afraid they will not get justice. To forgive them sets them free and therefore means they may not get punished. When my friend Josif Tson said to me, “R.T., you must totally forgive them,” I was not happy. But I knew he was right. I took his advice and was set free with a peace I had forgotten about.

I have to tell you, I went back and forth, back and forth, for months. The peace would come and go in direct proportion to my attitude toward those who had hurt Louise and me.

I'm sorry it took a while, but I came to a conclusion: The peace is better! The way forward is to set such a high value on the peace you get from total forgiveness that you prefer the peace more than their being punished.

Before we proceed, I must further clarify what the implications are when we totally forgive ourselves. It is not only letting ourselves off the hook but also setting ourselves free from any sense of punishment. This includes accepting ourselves as we are and never looking back. It is letting the past be past.

Here are 10 reasons why you should forgive yourself:

1. It is precisely what God wants us to do. This is what many of us have difficulty believing, but it is a sin against God not to forgive ourselves (see Eph. 4:31-32).

2. Satan does not want us to forgive ourselves. I believe that one of the ways to know the will of God is to imagine what the devil would want us to do-then do the opposite.

3. You will have inner peace and freedom from the bondage of guilt. There is nothing to compare with the peace and freedom that comes from total forgiveness. Are you weighed down with guilt over the past? It does not need to last.

4. The degree to which you forgive yourself may directly relate to your usefulness. I can tell you that totally forgiving myself and forgiving others have been a lifeline to the anointing of the Spirit.

5. Totally forgiving yourself will help you love people more. People who do not totally forgive those who hurt them often do not like themselves. It is not surprising, then, that they struggle with liking people.

6. People will like you more when you have forgiven yourself. Not forgiving yourself is an exhibition of the wrong kind of self-love. Self-love is preoccupation with your personal desires; loving yourself is respecting yourself as God intends.

7. It will enable you to fulfill all God has in mind for you and thus keep you from being paralyzed by the past. When you truly believe you are forgiven and you have totally forgiven yourself, it shows. People will want what you have.

8. Your own physical health can be at stake. It has been proven by medical research that holding a grudge can injure your health. Not forgiving yourself is bad for your health, too. This is because you are holding a grudge against yourself!

9. Your mental and emotional health is at stake. The main problem all counselors face-whether their clients have religious backgrounds or not-is that of guilt. It pleases God for His people to have good mental health. Forgiving ourselves is a good place to start.

10. You should forgive yourself because your spiritual state is at stake. There is an inseparable connection between our spiritual health and a good relationship with the Holy Spirit (see Eph. 4:30). Forgiving ourselves helps ensure that the anointing is on us; not doing so means that we forfeit a measure of His presence.

Totally forgiving ourselves is not merely an option; we have a command from God to do this. With this mandate accepted by us, God can use us to exceed all we ever dreamed of. If God can forgive and use a man who knew Jesus as Peter did and who fell pitifully and horribly, He can use you and me. Peter had Jesus' prayers behind him. So do we. Jesus' prayers for Peter enabled him to forgive himself. His prayer will do that for you, too.

Adapted from How to Forgive Ourselves Totally by R.T. Kendall, copyright 2007, published by Charisma House. This book will help you forgive yourself, put the past behind you and step into new freedom and intimacy with God. To order a copy click here.

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Express Your Love

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

The Forest is Virtual... the Love is Real

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, come take a hike through the virtual forest where anyone can carve a symbol of their love into a virtual tree.

All you need to do is create a free account, select a few options, and you can create a customized tree for you and your loved one. How cool is that?!!!

The goal at the Forest of Love is to give those who truly love someone a simple, unique and free way to express that love. In return, the Forest of Love grows larger and it affirms that love is the greatest emotion of them all.

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.
But the greatest of these is love.
~ 1 Corinthians 13:13 NIV

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Pursue Me...

Saturday, February 02, 2008

~ Rich Elliott
Feb 1, 2008

The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Isaiah 40:3

-- My holy people; pursue Me. Pursue Me for I desire to take you from the wilderness, where you are at, into the promised land of abundant life in Me.

There are some that have heard My cry to follow Me into the promised land, but by far most of My holy people remain wandering in the wilderness, not fulfilling My purpose and not seeing My life lived through them as I desire.

It is time to wake up, shake off the weariness and pursue Me afresh. Seek Me early. Seek Me together. Seek Me in prayer meetings. Seek Me in the prayer closet. Seek Me with all your heart and you will find Me. I have not wandered off, but you have. Pursue Me and allow Me to once again lead and direct your life. I am calling you to follow Me, and I will lead you out of the wilderness, crossing over into the promised land. A land that flows with good things, Kingdom things.

My holy prophets; it is time for you to have one voice in the land. It is time for you to have My voice in the land. Not a lot of independent voices, but one voice, in Me. Pursue Me. Come out of your cycles of healing and come to Me. Together, proclaim with a loud voice, cry with the a loud voice, that it is time for My holy people to come out of the wilderness.

Wilderness living is wandering. The wilderness is dry and although there is barely provision to get by, you have been lulled into thinking that this is the best it can be. Week after week, sitting in the churches, hearing sermons, attending meetings, going home, working hard all week, then the same thing over and over again. I tell you, it is not about meetings. My Kingdom purpose is fulfilled as you go out into the world and together we will do much, fulfilling divine purpose day by day. True success is the fulfillment of divine purpose. True prosperity is having enough divine provision to overcome obstacles. Do you know what it is that I want you to be doing? Come out of the wilderness. Follow Me out of the wilderness. I will lead you by the hand and together we shall run and partner together.

I desire My holy people to go up and possess the land. I will show you how to do that. I will lead you in doing that. Right now … stop what you are doing and begin pursuing Me. Be filled again. Be filled to overflowing with My Holy Spirit. You need a fresh wind to blow. It will blow as you pursue Me.

Over the earth, I am beginning to release a new revelation of hope, of challenge and of purpose. Only those that will pursue Me will be prepared. I love you. I care for you compassionately. Therefore, pursue Me. Pursue Me with your whole heart. For I desire to do a new thing in your life. Don't you already know it?

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Celebrating Moms!

Friday, February 01, 2008

Celebrate Moms has a new home on the web!

"Just as the precious faces of our children change
as they move from infancy to the toddler years;
the face of Celebrate Moms is changing."

Come join the fun as Celebrate Moms launches their new & improved social network.

Check out these cool features:
Customizable profile page for each member.
Members can invite friends to join, meet new people, and make new friends on our network.
They also have the ability to see which friends are online while they are.
Member access to a full message center with address book importing from Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail. Members can contribute and set different privacy settings for every photo, video, group, or blog post they add. All this and so much more...

And to thank you for your continued support, Celebrate Moms have recorded a few excerpts from their new book, Laundry Tales for you to listen to and enjoy.

Grab your favorite drink, head over to Celebrate Moms, register as a new member & start designing your own page - it is so easy! And alot of fun! :)

Happy Birthday Celebrate Moms! CONGRATULATIONS on another year in ministry!
Thanks again Melissa for the "sneak peek" of the new site;
I'm wishing you and your team, all the best, in your 3rd year of ministry!

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