Letting Go Of Rebellion

TO LIVE IN MY PRESENCE consistently, you must expose and expel your rebellious tendencies. When something interferes with your plans or desires, you tend to resent the interference. Try to become aware of each resentment, however petty it may seem. Don’t push those unpleasant feelings down instead, let them come to the surface where you can […]

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Be Prepared To Suffer For Me

  BE PREPARED TO SUFFER FOR ME, in My Name. All suffering has meaning in My kingdom. Pain and problems are opportunities to demonstrate your trust in Me. Bearing your circumstances bravely even thanking Me for them is one of the highest forms of praise. This sacrifice of thanksgiving rings golden toned bells of Joy throughout heavenly […]

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To Hear God’s Voice

  IN ORDER TO HEAR MY VOICE, you must release all your worries into My care. Entrust to Me everything that concerns you. This clears the way for you to seek My Face unhindered. Let Me free you from fear that is hiding deep inside you. Sit quietly in My Presence allowing My Light to […]

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I AM WITH YOU

  I AM PERPETUALLY WITH YOU, taking care of you. That is the most important fact of your existence. I am not limited by time or space. My Presence with you is a forever promise. You need not fear the future, for I am already there. When you make that quantum leap into eternity, you will […]

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Walk With Me

  Walk With Me in the freedom of forgiveness. The path we follow together is sometimes steep and slippery. If you carry a burden of guilt on your back, you are more likely to stumble and fall. At your request, I will remove the heavy load from you and bury it at the foot of […]

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Living In Union With God

  I Designed You to live in union with Me. This union does not negate who you are it actually makes you more fully yourself. When you try to live independently of Me, you experience emptiness and dissatisfaction You may gain the whole world and yet lose everything that really counts. Find fulfillment through living […]

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Love God Lean On Him

  Walk With Me along paths of trust. The most direct route between point A and point B on your life journey is the path of unwavering trust in Me. When your faith falters, you choose a trail that meanders and takes you well out of your way. You will get to point B eventually, but […]

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Dependence On God

Living in Dependence on Me is a glorious adventure. Most people scurry around busily, trying to accomplish things through their own strength and ability. Some succeed enormously, others fail miserably. But both groups miss what life is meant to be living and working in collaboration with Me. When you depend on Me continually, your whole perspective […]

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Anchor to Your Soul

  COME TO ME CONTINUALLY. I am meant to be the Center of your consciousness, the Anchor of your soul. Your mind will wander from Me, but the question is how far you allow it to wander. An anchor on a short rope lets a boat drift only slightly before the taut line tugs the boat […]

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Do Not Worry!

  DO NOT WORRY ABOUT TOMORROW! This is not a suggestion but a command. I divided time into days and nights so that you wold have manageable portions of life to handle. My grace is sufficient for you, but its sufficiency is for only one day at a time. When you worry about the future, […]

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Seek My Face

  When You Seek My Face, put aside thoughts of everything else. I am above all, as well as in all, your communion with Me transcends both time and circumstances. Be prepared to be blessed bountifully by My Presence, for I am a God of unlimited abundance. Open wide your heart and mind to receive […]

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I AM LIFE

  I AM LIFE AND LIGHT IN ABUNDANCE. As you spend time “soaking” in My Presence, you are energized and lightened. Through communing with Me, you transfer your heavy burdens to My strong shoulders. By gazing at Me, you gain My perspective on your life. This time alone with Me is essential for unscrambling your […]

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Hold My Hand

  HOLD MY HAND AND TRUST. So long as you are conscious of My Presence with you, all is well. It is virtually impossible to stumble while walking in the Light with Me. I designed you to enjoy Me above all else. You find the deepest fulfillment of your heart in Me alone. Fearful, anxious […]

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Learning To Laugh

LEARN TO LAUGH at yourself more freely. Don’t take yourself or your circumstances so seriously. Relax and know that I am God with you. When you desire My will above all else, life becomes much less threatening. Stop trying to monitor My responsibilities, things that are beyond your control. Find freedom by accepting the boundaries […]

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Enjoy My Presence

  I AM CREATING something new in you a bubbling spring of Joy that spills over into others’ lives. Do not mistake this Joy for your own or try to take credit for it in any way. Instead, watch in delight as My Spirit flows through you to bless others. Let yourself become a reservoir […]

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His Peace Displaces Fears

  I WANT TO BE CENTRAL in your entire being. When your focus is firmly on Me, My Peace displaces fears and worries. They will encircle you, seeking entrance, so you must stay alert. Let trust and thankfulness stand guard, turning back fear in My Love, which shines on you continually. Sit quietly in My […]

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Let Me Anoint You

  LET ME ANOINT YOU with My Presence. I am King of kings and Lord of lords, dwelling in unapproachable Light. When you draw near to Me, I respond by coming closer to you. As My Presence envelops you, you may feel overwhelmed by My Power and Glory. This is a form of worship, sensing your […]

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When Your Sins Weigh Heavily

  When Your Sins Weigh Heavily upon you, come to Me. Confess your wrongdoing, which I know all about before you say a word. Stay in the Light of My Presence, receiving forgiveness, cleansing, and healing. Remember that I have clothed you in My righteousness so nothing can separate you from Me. Whenever you stumble or […]

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Thanking Him

  Thank Me In The Midst of the crucible. When things seem all wrong, look for growth opportunities. Especially look for areas where you need to let go, leaving your cares in My able hands. Do you trust Me to orchestrate your life events as I choose, or are you still trying to make things […]

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Don’t Search For Security

DO NOT SEARCH FOR SECURITY in the world you will inhabit. You tend to make mental checklists of things you need to do in order to gain control of your life. If only you could check everything off your list, you could relax and be at peace. But the more you work to accomplish that […]

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Let Me Teach You Thankfulness

Let Me Teach You Thankfulness. Begin by acknowledging that everything all your possessions and all that you are belongs to Me. The dawning of each new day is a gift from Me, not be taken for granted. The earth is vibrantly alive with My blessings, giving vivid testimony to My Presence. If you slow down […]

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Listen To Me Continually

  Listen to Me Continually. I have much to communicate to you, so many people and situations in need of prayer. I am training you to set your mind on Me more and more, tuning out distractions through the help of My Spirit. Walk with Me in holy trust, responding to My initiatives rather than […]

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Trust Me

Trust Me, and don’t be afraid. Many things feel out of control. Your routines are not running smoothly. You tend to feel more secure when your life is predictable. Let Me lead you to the rock that is higher than you and your circumstances. Take refuge in the shelter of My wings, where you are […]

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I AM With You and For You

  I AM With You and For You, your constant Companion and Provider. The question is whether you are with Me and for Me. Though I never leave you, you can essentially “leave” Me by ignoring Me. Thinking or acting as if I am not with you. When you feel the distance in our relationship, […]

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God Is Calling On You

  I AM CALLING YOU to a life of constant communion with Me. Basic training includes learning to live above your circumstances, even while interacting on that cluttered plane of life. You yearn for a simplified lifestyle so that your communication with Me can be uninterrupted. But I challenge you to relinquish the fantasy of […]

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Remain Thankful

Let Thankfulness Temper All Your Thoughts. A thankful mind-set keeps you in touch with Me. I hate it when My children grumble, casually despising My sovereignty. Thankfulness is a safeguard against this deadly sin. Furthermore, a grateful attitude becomes a grid through which you perceive life. Gratitude enables you to see the Light of My […]

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Trust Me One Day At A Time

  Trust Me One Day At A Time. This keeps you close to Me, responsive to My will. Trust is not a natural response, especially for those who have been deeply wounded. My Spirit within you is your resident Tutor, helping you in this supernatural endeavor. Yield to His gentle touch, be sensitive to HIs […]

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Walk By Faith, Not By Sight

  Walk By Faith, Not By Sight. As you take steps of faith, depending on Me, I will show you how much I can do for you. If you live your life too safely, you will never know the thrill of seeing Me work through you. When I gave you My Spirit, I empowered you […]

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Refuse To Worry!

  Refuse To Worry! In this world, there will always be something enticing you to worry. That is the nature of a fallen, fractured planet. Things are not as they should be. So the temptation to be anxious is constantly with you, trying to worm its way into your mind. The best defense is continual communication […]

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God Leads

  I AM LEADING YOU, STEP BY STEP, through your life. Hold My hand in trusting dependence, letting Me guide you through this day. Your future looks uncertain and feels flimsy, even precarious. That is how it should be. Secret things belong to the Lord, and future things are secret things. When you try to figure […]

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I Am With You

I Am With You. These four words are like a safety net, protecting you from falling into despair. Because you are human, you will always have ups and downs in your life experience. But the promise of My Presence limits how far down you can go. Sometimes you may feel as if you are in […]

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My Peace

  My Peace is like a shaft of golden Light shining on you continuously. During days of bright sunshine, it may blend in with your surroundings. On darker days, My Peace stands out in sharp contrast to your circumstances. See times of darkness s opportunities for My Light to shine in transcendent splendor. I am […]

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Bring Me Your Weakness

  Bring Me Your Weakness, and receive My Peace. Accept yourself and your circumstances just as they are, remembering that I am sovereign over everything. Do not wear yourself out with analyzing and planning. Instead, let thankfulness and trust be your guides through this day, they will keep you close to Me. As you live […]

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I Am With You Always

  I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS… These were the last words I spoke before ascending into heaven. I continue to proclaim this promise to all who will listen. People respond to My continual Presence in various ways. Most Christians accept this teaching as truth but ignore it in their daily living. Some ill-taught or wounded […]

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Letting Go of other Dependencies

  I Want You To Be All Mine. I am weaning you from other dependencies. Your security rests in Me alone not in other people, not in circumstances. Depending only on Me may feel like walking on a tightrope, but there is a safety net underneath the everlasting arms. So don’t be afraid of falling. […]

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Let God Bless You

Let Me Bless You with My grace and Peace. Open your heart and mind to receive all that I have for you. Do not be ashamed of your emptiness. Instead, view it as the optimal condition for being filled with My Peace. It is easy to touch up your outward appearance, to look as if […]

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A Thankful Heart

It Is Impossible To Praise Or Thank Me Too Much. As it is written, I inhabit the praises of My people. Sometimes your adoration is a spontaneous overflow of Joy, in response to radiant beauty or rich blessings. At other times your praise is more disciplined and measured an act of your will. I dwell […]

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Starting the New Year right

  As This Year Draws To A Close, receive My Peace. This is still your deepest need, and I, your Prince of Peace, long to pour Myself into your neediness. My abundance and your emptiness are a perfect match. I designed you to have no sufficiency of your own. I created you as a jar […]

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I Am Christ In You

I Speak To You from the depths of eternity. Before the world was formed, I am! You hear Me in the depths of your being, where I have taken up residence. I am Christ in you, the hope of Glory. I, your Lord and Savior, am alive within you. Learn to tune into My living […]

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Come To Me

  Come To Me with your gaping emptiness, knowing that in Me you are complete. As you rest quietly in My Presence, My Light within you grows brighter and brighter. Facing the emptiness inside you is simply the prelude to being filled with My fullness. Therefore, rejoice on those days when you drag yourself out […]

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Making God the Focal Point

Make Me The Focal Point of your search for security. In your private thoughts, you are still trying to order your world so that it is predictable and feels safe. Not only is this an impossible goal, but it is also counterproductive to spiritual growth. When your private world feels unsteady and you grip My […]

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Call Upon Jesus

Do Not Be Surprised by the fiery attacks on your mind. When you struggle to find Me and to live in My Peace, don’t let discouragement set in. You are engaged in massive warfare, spiritually speaking. The evil one abhors your closeness to Me, and his demonic underlings are determined to destroy our intimacy. When […]

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Protecting Thankfulness

  This is the day that I have made! As you rejoice in this day of life, it will yield up to you precious gifts and beneficial training. Walk with Me along the high road of thanksgiving, and you will find all the delights I have made ready for you. To protect your thankfulness, you […]

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Leaving Outcomes To God

Leave outcomes up to Me. Follow Me wherever I lead, without worrying about how it will all turn out. Think of your life as an adventure, with Me as your Guide and Companion. Live in the now, concentrating on staying in step with Me. When our path leads to a cliff, be willing to climb […]

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Your Cup Runneth Over

  This is a time of abundance in your life. Your cup runneth over with blessings. After plodding uphill for many weeks, you are now traipsing through lush meadows drenched in warm sunshine. I want you to enjoy to the full this time of ease and refreshment. I delight in providing it for you. Sometimes […]

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No Barriers

You Can Live as close to Me as you choose. I set up no barriers between us, neither do I tear down barriers that you erect. People  tend to think their circumstances determine the quality of their lives. So they pour their energy into trying to control those situations. They feel happy when things are […]

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Linger In My Presence

Linger In My Presence A While. Rein in your impulses to plunge into the days activies. Beginning your day alone with Me is essential prepartion for success. A great athlete takes time to prepare himself mentally for the feat ahead of him before he moves a muscle. Similarly, your time of being still in My […]

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Finding Joy

No Matter What your circumstances may be, you can find Joy in My Presence. On some days, Joy is generously strewn along your life-path, glistening in the sunlight. On days like that, being content is as simple as breathing the next breath or taking the next step. Other days are overcast and gloomy, you feel […]

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The Promise

Try to stay conscious of Me as you go step by step through this day. My Presence with you is both a promise and a protection. My final statement just before I ascended into heaven was, Surely I am with you always. That promise was for all of My followers, without exception. The promise of […]

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Everlasting

  I Love You with an everlasting  Love. The human mind cannot comprehend My constancy. Your emotions flicker and falter in the face of varying circumstances, and you tend to project your fickle feelings onto Me. Thus you do not benefit fully from My unfailing Love. You need to look beyond the flux of circumstances […]

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