4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:4-9 NIV)
Continuing with the 52 days of breakthrough declared in !Audacious Church & Good Friday today.
I am thankful that my God is able. I am thankful that even when things seem bleak and hopeless… it isn’t. Because He always shows up, His heart is for me. I am thankful that even when it seemed like hope lost, Jesus rose again – having defeated death. I am thankful that you and I, despite the one million things we’ve done, can freely taste of His goodness. That we are freely forgiven. That we can have all the love, joy, hope, peace, future, … etc. that is in Christ because of what He gave.
I was spending some time in the secret place earlier & declaring that my “52 days of breakthrough” miracle will come to pass… when I started to ask Him to show me what to do with my newfound influence/connections.
I don’t want to do it for me if it doesn’t turn people to You.
Clarity. I need clarity. And then I started to pray some dangerous prayers… Why not.
I want to hear You so clearly – I know You’re right next to me.
Examine my heart, Father. Capture my heart; captivate me; make my heart fully-committed to You.
Remove the things that block my ears up.
Remove the things that cloud my mind.
Remove the veil from over my eyes that blind me.
Remove the things in my heart that distract, that make me small.
Remove the things that seal my mouth shut, that make me silent.
Let me see, hear, feel, know, & declare Your love. Your freedom. Your forgiveness. Your goodness.
More of You, Lord.
More. More. More.
A double portion. A triple. A quadruple.
Till I’m filled up, running over, pouring out.