You Talking to Me? – Part 32

If you can’t handle aYou talking to me? moment from Father, they may be rare for you.

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Genesis 1:3, 6, 9, 11, 14, 20, 21, 24, 26, & 28 – And God said . . .

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Not all “You talking to me?” moments come from the Lord.  Most folks I know have had those moments come from a cruel and insulting world.  But here, I’m writing about those moments that come from the Father.  In the final analysis, it should be an honor for any believer to hear a “You talking to me?” evoking word from Father, either from Him (His Spirit) directly, or through the mouth of one of Father’s chosen vessels.  But be warned.  There are times when that “You talking to me?” moment from the Lord may not be very comforting. 

Think about this for a moment.  When Jesus was 12-years old, He was already confounding the religious leaders of the temple.  He already knew He was the only begotten Son of God.  He already knew why He had been sent to the earth.  Now consider how that knowledge could play on the mind of a child, and later a young man as He entered into His earthly ministry.  Though He was a man acquainted with sorrows, He was also a man of peace, wisdom, joy, and life.  Children loved Him, and children don’t enjoy being around grumpy people, or people laden with cares. 

Now think of the Apostle Paul.  Here is the man who wrote more than half of the New Testament.  Here is the man who wrote of the fruit of the spirit; love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance.  Here is the man who wrote, “Rejoice in the Lord always, and again, I say to you, rejoice.  How could a man who lived his full time in ministry knowing what he would suffer remain faithful through it all.  In 2 Corinthians 11:16-33, we see the Paul’s litany of things he suffered.  Take time to read it.  He knew all this was coming before it came, yet he pressed forward, faithful, diligent, and unswerving.  Don’t you know that when Ananias spoke these things to him, when the Lord revealed them to him, that for Paul (Saul), that was a “You talking to me?” moment?

Make up your mind today that you will be as Paul was; ever pressing forward, faithful, diligent, and unswerving.  If Father has called you, He has equipped you, He has made promises to you, and I can assure you, He that called you is faithful.  Be faithful to Him.  He will not subject you to surprises.  As I look back on my own life and ministry, I can honestly say that my God has never allowed me to be blind-sided.  He has always been faithful to warn me when needful, always strengthening me, never leaving me, ever upholding me in His strong arm.  Oh, how He loves you and me.  Though fore-knowledge of difficult times may be a “You talking to me?” moment, stay faithful.  He is faithful.  And, yes, I’m talking to you.

Manna for Today – Genesis 1; Psalm 119:89; Proverbs 4:20-23; Mark 11:22-26; Romans 3:4

Stagger Not

You glorify that of which you willingly speak.  Make sure Jesus fits into every category.

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Text for Today – Romans 4:20 – He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God.

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Here is an accounting of the father of our faith, Abraham.  We read that he was strong in faith by giving glory to God.  That is a simple enough statement to make, but the real question of this text is “How does one truly give glory to God?”  The answer, dear friend, is simpler than we would like to admit.  The answer is BY BELIEVING HIM.

You see, if you truly believe something someone says, you will respond by taking whatever action is appropriate based upon the truthfulness of that person’s statement.   If I tell you the house is on fire, and you believe me, you will take whatever action is appropriate to you.  If I tell you that a ferocious, hungry lion is lurking outside your house, and you believe me, you will take whatever action is appropriate to you.  You would expect anyone with reasonable intelligence and reasoning power to do the same.

Do you believe what God says?  If you believe Him, then you will daily take whatever action is appropriate to the truth He has spoken.  If He has commanded something, you will obey.  If He warns of something, you will take appropriate heed.  If He gives direction for your life so you can walk in the blessings He has in store for you, you will heed His direction.  In short, for you to give glory to God, then act on, hold fast to,  and never relinquish what He says.  You will speak and boldly declare whatever God has spoken and promised.

Your greatest obstacle to giving glory to God is WHAT YOU SEE.  The greatest feeder of doubt and unbelief is sight.  Abraham chose to NOT consider what his sight revealed to him; his own 100-year-old body, the deadness of Sarah’s womb, or her advanced age of ninety.  You must be the same way, being strong in faith, giving glory to God through believing what He says, and refusing to consider anything your sight reveals that is contrary to what the Lord has spoken.

Please not that I did NOT say to deny or ignore what you see, but rather to deny its right to influence what you believe, and therefore, how you respond to what you believe.  Some things I have learned to NOT consider are sickness, illness, or disease, especially its name; circumstances, regardless of the name.  You see, there is a Name that is above every name, and that Name is Jesus.  So, give glory to God by believing His Word, acting on His Word, and doing so in the Name of Jesus.

Manna for Today – Mark 11:22-24; John 14:12-14; Hebrews 11:1-6

Four Phases of Faith – Phase Four – Possession Through Faith


Faith works by love, and love never fails.  Therefore, there is no reason for faith to fail
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Text for Today – Mark 11:24 – . . . and ye shall have them.

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Well, here it is; phase four of the operation of faith.  Once again today, and for that matter, daily for the rest of your life, it would benefit you to look closely at Mark 11:22-24, read it, memorize it (if you haven’t already done so), and then take the advice of my first-grade teacher, and learn it by heart.  She taught me the difference in simply memorizing something and learning it by heat.  Memorization will come first, simply by choice on your part.  And while learning it by heart is also a choice, that takes more time.  Learning it by heart is a result of meditation.  Make Mark 11:22-24 a part of your spirit-man, and it will be yours forever.  It will fulfill what Proverbs 6:20-23 says.  It will keep you, talk to you, and be a living part of your existence, arising in your memory when it is needed in various life situations.  It will serve you in good stead as long as you live and use it.

But once again, this is phase four of the operation of faith.  The law of Genesis enters here with a magnificent display.  In Genesis we learn that in God’s creation, He placed in any seed the life necessary to bring forth fruit after its own kind, and within that fruit would be the seed after its own kind.  That means the apple seed has the potential, when planted, to produce a tree that produces apples that have apple seeds in them just like the parent seed that will, in turn, produce more of the same in the same cycle.  If you have accomplished phase one of the operation of faith, that is, you have come to a place of possession of faith, you have the seed necessary to produce phase four, that being possession through faith.

Jesus taught that when a seed is planted (phase one – possession of faith), it brings forth the blade (phase two – profession of faith), then the ear (phase three – petition of faith), and finally, the full corn in the ear (phase four – possession through faith).  At that point, all one has to do is put in the sickle and reap the harvest.  If you possess faith, if you have professed your faith based soundly upon the Word of God, and if you have made the petition of faith to the Lord, you are in position to lay claim to possession through faith.  And here’s the bottom line.  If God said it, that settles it.  And God said that if you accomplish the first three phases of the operation of faith, phase four WILL come, “and ye shall have them.”

Manna for Today – Mark 11; Romans 4; Hebrews 11; 2 Corinthians 4:13; James 1; Ephesians 3:20;          1 John 5:14-15

Four Phases 0f Faith – Phase Three – Petition of Faith

If you must “hold fast” to your profession of faith, that means you NEVER let it go.

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Text for Today – Mark 11:24 – Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them..

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Today we come to Phase Three – Petition of Faith.  This is the point at which we bring our petition before the Lord.  We know we have faith as a possession, and we have likewise followed the Lord’s instructions in our profession of faith.  Possessing the God-kind of faith, we have professed that faith in dealing with the mountain.  Now we come to the act of petitioning the Lord with the prayer of faith.

Look closely at these wonderful words of our Lord!  “What things soever ye desire….”  Now that is an awesome promise!  Whatever you desire.  Wow!  I don’t know about you, but my imagination of what I would like to receive from the Lord is really massive.  I’m not talking about selfish things, but about things that will bless others, grow the kingdom of God, and honor my Lord.  Look at it once again.  I believe He means what He says, and if I understand anything correctly, He is saying we can believe Him for anything.

Now look further: your believing for what you ask must occur “when you pray.”  Another way of saying this would be “as you pray.”  Believing before you pray is good, and I believe necessary.  I likewise believe it is good and necessary to continue believing after you pray.  But the key here is to believe “when, or as, you pray.”  You see, without faith you can’t please the Father.  It is faith that moves the Father, not your need.  Think of this; if need moved God, would there be the need of so many hospitals, doctors, and government programs?   Always remember, when you come to God, MUST come in faith.  That means two things; (1) what you ask if based upon the Word of God, for faith comes by hearing the Word, and (2) your motive for asking must be right, as asking amiss gets you nothing.  Oh, and this likewise prevents double-mindedness which gets nothing from God.

Finally, the promise is sealed.  Jesus said, “ye shall have them.”  The words “will” and “shall” are the strongest emphatic words of statement that can be issued forth.  If you say you will, and you don’t, you’re a liar.  If you say you won’t, and you do, you’re a liar.  It’s that simple.  Jesus said, “you will have.”  He did not say you “might” or “could” have, but that you “will have.”  You can’t get any more solid than that as a promise form our God Who cannot lie.

Manna for Today – Mark 11; Romans 4; Hebrews 11; 2 Corinthians 4:13; James 1; Ephesians 3:20;            1 John 5:14-15

Four Phases of Faith – Phase Two – Profession of Faith

If you must “hold fast” to your profession of faith, that means you NEVER let it go.

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Text for Today – Mark 11:23 – For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into yonder sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

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This is part two of a four-part series on the operation of faith.  Phase one is the Possession of Faith.  Phase two is the Profession of Faith.  Look closely at our Text for Today.  Jesus continues His instruction on how faith works by saying clearly that the mountain, the problem we face, the obstacle that is in our way, the difficulty we must overcome is OURS to manage.  It is YOUR responsibility to speak to the mountain.

Now PLEASE don’t misunderstand what I am saying.  Keep in mind that we are talking about the operation of faith, and if faith is to please the Lord, we must understand our dependence upon His help and ability.  Regardless of what you accomplish through faith, even to the raising of the dead, NEVER allow yourself to think, even for a moment, that YOU did it alone.  It is only through Him that we accomplish anything, even taking your next breath.

Once again, however, I draw your attention to our Text for Today.  Jesus NEVER said we should look to Him to deal with the mountain.  That’s our job, using the faith He has given us in His Name, standing firm, unwavering, and holding fast to our profession of faith.  We see this pattern of operation in faith throughout the Scriptures.  It was Samson who killed 1,000 Philistines.  It was David who killed Goliath.  It was Daniel and the Hebrew children who face the decrees of their kings (the lions and the fiery furnace was not the mountain they faced.  The mountain they faced was fear of the kings’ decrees).

And yet, once again, I ask you to focus on our Text for Today.  Jesus stressed the importance of holding fast to a profession of faith.  You don’t have to believe again and again for the same thing.  How many times did you have to believe to be born again?  Once!  If it works there, facing the greatest mountain you will ever face, it will work in every other arena as well.  Faith comes by hearing, and it is therefore necessary for you to hold fast to your profession of faith without wavering, for He Who promised is faithful.  What you speak in faith, keep on speaking, and speak it with thanksgiving.  Therein is one of the greatest ways you have of keeping yourself strong in faith; thanksgiving; offering glory to God.

Manna for Today – Mark 11; Romans 4; Hebrews 11; 2 Corinthians 4:13; James 

Four Phase of Faith – Phase One – Possession of Faith

Without faith, it is impossible to please God.  We really need the God kind of faith.

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Text for Today – Mark 11:22 – And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.

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Today’s Second Miler is one of four on the issue of Biblical faith and its principles of operation.  The issue of faith  as taught by our Lord is easily and clearly seen in four phases.  Phase One is that YOU MUST HAVE FAITH.

When Jesus made this statement, he was offering cookies and milk to guests sitting around His coffee table in His home.  He was giving a command to His disciples.  If you are a disciple of Christ, then this commandment is for you, too.  I personally define a commandment as an order from God about which there is no choice, and from which there is no turning.  Jesus said, “Have faith in God.”  A more literal rendering of His command us this; “Have the God kind of faith.”  We know, according to Romans, that the God kind of faith “calleth those things which be not as though they were.”

Please note that the Romans passage does NOT say that faith calls things that be as though they were not.  Faith is a creative force, not a destructive one.  Malachi 3:6 tells us God never changes.  Therefore, if He is a Creator in Genesis 1:1, He is still a Creator today.  We have been given that same spirit of faith that resides in the Father, and therefore, because we believe, we speak.

If you will operate the faith of God, you must first possess the faith of God.  So, how can one possess the faith of God?  The answer is really quite simple.  Make Jesus Lord in your life.  If you have  accepted Jesus as your Lord, you already have the faith of God in your heart.  Romans 12:3 says you have been given “the measure of faith.”  Furthermore, the faith you have been given is not sloppy, broken, or incomplete.  Jesus authored (created and initialed) your faith, and He also finished (completed to perfection) your faith.  Having been given a perfect tool with which to work, don’t you think it wise to learn to use that tool to the very best of your ability with His help?

But what if you have not made Jesus your Lord?  How can you do that?  Once again, the answer is really quite simple: confess Jesus as Lord, believing in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, and you shall be saved.  That’s making Jesus your Lord.  If you haven’t done that already, do it now.  Go ahead. Confess Jesus as your Lord, believing in your heart God has raised Him from the dead, and thereby, be saved.

Manna for Today – Mark 11; Romans 4; Hebrews 11; 2 Corinthians 4:13; Romans 10:6-10

His Power

God’s Word IS God’s power.  Accept that truth and enjoy its benefits.

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Text for Today – Romans 1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ:  for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth . . .

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The two words most commonly translated POWER in the New Testament are DUNAMIS (ability) and EXOUSIA (authority).   At the point of the new birth, we are given the power (authority) of a son of God.  when Holy Spirit is come, that is, when the believer is Spirit-filled, the believer receives power (ability) “after that the Holy Ghost has come upon you.”  Jesus said that power would come upon the Spirit-filled believer, and that it would enable us to be His witnesses in “Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the world.”  To put it in the simplest of terms, that is from your front door to the farthest point you can travel.  You are to be a witness.

So, allow me to ask you at this point; have you received Holy Ghost since you believed?  If you have, you have received dunamis power.  If you have not, then you are lacking in that arena.  The joyous fact is, however, that you don’t have to remain that way.  You can be filled with Holy Ghost right where you are; right now.  All you have to do is ask, believe that you receive, and you will receive Holy Ghost, just as promised by Jesus.  Take a moment and read Luke 11:13.  Every child of God has the privilege to be filled with Holy Ghost by asking and believing.  He (Holy Ghost) is a free gift, and HE is ready and waiting to come into your heart, fill you, and empower you with supernatural ability that only He can bring.

John the Baptist called Jesus the baptizer in Holy Ghost.  He wants you to be filled.  If you have not received the infilling of Holy Ghost in your life, why don’t you stop right now and ask the Lord to fill you with Holy Ghost?  He will fill you, and He will do so right now.  Just take a moment and pray this prayer.  “Father, You said that if, as Your child, I would ask, You would give me Holy Ghost.  As Your child, I accept Your promise, and ask You now to fill me with Holy Ghost.  I believe Your Word, accept Your promise, and believe that I receive Him now!  Thank You, Lord Jesus, for filling me with Holy Ghost.”

Now, having prayed that prayer, listen to the voice of Holy Ghost inside you, and as He speaks words to your heart you do not understand, by faith, open your mouth and speak those words.  Don’t be fearful.  You have a promise from the Father that if you ask for Holy Ghost, that’s al you will receive.  As you follow those promptings or leadings of Holy Ghost and say the words He gives you, you will be speaking in tongues as Holy Spirit gives utterance.  That is the initial physical you have received Holy Ghost.  Remember, your initial spiritual evidence is in your faith. 

If you’re already Spirit-filled, pray for those who read this who are not presently Spirit-filled.

Manna for Today – John 1:12; Acts 1:8; Hebrews 1:3; 1 John 1:17; Luke 11:9-13; Hebrews 11:1

Encountering His Presence – Part Two

A yielded anointing is a manifest target for the manifestation of God’s power through His Spirit.

Text for Today – Exodus 3:14 – And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and He said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.

Yesterday I wrote to you that to encounter the presence of God, we need to accept His reality, accept His Lordship, accept His love, and practice His presence.  To bring our discussion to a current conclusion, I offer you one more key element that must be present to experience a true encounter of His presence in power.  It is the anointing. 

There is a lesson to be learned concerning the anointing of God in the life of the believer.  Untold numbers of Christians live their entire lives after being born again, and rarely, or perhaps even never, enjoy the manifest presence of God in their lives.  They love God, they may be faithful to their church, they may tithe, and they may love their neighbors, but seeing a manifestation of the power of God in their life is rare, or possibly non-existent.  I am convinced that the majority of Christians who experience the manifest power of God in their lives, do so infrequently.  My friend, I cannot be persuaded that this is the will of God for His people.

In Luke, Jesus said there was a reason that Holy Spirit was on Him, and that reason was that He (Jesus) had, at some time in His past, been anointed by God.  Yes, Jesus was the Son of God, but in His earthly ministry, He served as a man, having emptied Himself of all divine privilege.  If you will study the Scriptures in the light of that statement, understanding the God doesn’t change, you will see that with man, any time there was a manifestation of the Spirit and power of God, the anointing was always present.  You will likewise see that there were also manifestations of power that was often manifest in a dangerous way, when someone NOT anointed touched what God HAD anointed.  For instance . . .

  • Nadab and Abihu offering strange fire.  They touched that which was holy in a manner that God had not anointed.  It cost them their lives.
  • Phineas and Hophni looking into the Ark of the Covenant.  They attempted to look upon that which God had anointed to be confined within the Ark.  It cost them their lives.
  • Uzzah.  Here was a man who loved God, loved Israel, loved David, and loved the things of God.  But when David attempted to bring the Ark to Jerusalem, his mode of transportation was not the way God ordered.  When the oxen pulling the cart carrying the Ark stumbled, and it appeared the Ark would fall off, Uzzah touched it to protect it.  It cost him his life.

In each of these instances, touching that which was holy without the anointing to touch it cost people their lives.  By the same token, when one IS anointed, and yield that anointing to Holy Spirit, He WILL use it to manifest the very glory of God through that yielded vessel.  Be that vessel and encounter His presence.

Manna for Today – Psalm 139; Romans 10:6-17; Ephesians 3:14-19; Luke 4:16-21; 1 John 2:20-27

Encountering His Presence – Part One

The presence of God is real, always needed, and ever to be desired.

Text for Today – Exodus 3:14 – And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM:  and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you

King David asked, “Whither shall I go from Your Spirit?”  David understood, at least to some degree, a truth you and I find promised in the Word.  Our Lord is with us always, never forsaking us.  He is indeed omnipresent; everywhere present at all times.  So, with this being the case, why are we not encountering His presence far more frequently?  I believe the answer lies in the following points.

We need to accept His reality.  There is more hard, written testimonial evidence of His existence and works that there is that Charles Darwin ever existed.  Consider His impact on the world.  An unreal, farcical entity could not possibly have had His impact on the world scene of today.  Consider the lives of the people you personally know, including yourself, on whom His existence has had a markedly powerful impact.

We need to accept His Lordship.  He is, as one man of God has spoken, “either Lord OF all, or He is not  Lord AT all.”  Once again, all we need to do is examine the evidence.  Consider for a moment your own life.  in how many ways has Jesus shown Himself Lord in your behalf, and sometimes even despite you?  Space would not permit me the opportunity to even begin to tell of His demonstrations of Lordship in my life; healing, deliverance, divine provision, and the miraculous, even to the raising of the dead.

We need to accept His love.  It is a REALITY.  Once again, His impact on the world is undeniable.  He is the only person ever to leave a last will and testament, die in order to put it into effect, and then be raised from the dead to be the executor of that will, thus assuring the accuracy of its execution to those who will receive it.

And one more thing today.  We must learn to practice His presence.   If you are going to compete as a swimmer in the next summer Olympics, what would you currently be doing?  You would be in training for your event.  If you were invited to a Presidential ball where you would be required to dance with one of the dignitaries, what would you do before the ball?  You would learn to dance, and you would practice what you learned.  Well, my friend, you have been invited to come into the presence of the Great God Jehovah at a time of your choosing.  Knowing that He is ever with you, what then should you be doing?  Practicing His presence.

Manna for Today – Psalm 139; Matthew 28:20; Romans 10:6-17; Ephesians 3:14-19

It’s All About the Word

Take all I have but the Word, and I’ll lose nothing,ive well, and will prosper in all I set my hand to do.

Text for Today – John 1:1 – In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 1 is really a great summation of what I can write today.  The WORD…..

  • was in the beginning    
  • was with God   
  • was (and still is) God   
  • made all things   
  • is life  
  • is light   
  • gives power to become the sons of God   
  • is full of grace and truth   
  • is that of Whom we have receive all His fullness

You see, it’s all about the WORD.

We were born again by the incorruptible seed of the Word of God.  Our loins are to be girt with the Word of God.  Our breastplate is comprised of the Word of God.  Our feet are shod with the Word of God.  The Word of God is our helmet.  Our shield of faith arises from the Word of God.  The Word of God is the sword of the Spirit.  Without faith it is impossible to please God, and since faith comes by hearing the Word of God, then I’m staying with the Word of God.  You see, it’s all about the WORD.

God sent His Word and healed me and delivered me from all my destructions.  The entrance of the Word brings light and revelation to me, lights my path, and is a lamp unto my feet.  The Word of God makes me wiser than all my teachers and gives me more understanding than the ancients.  The Word of God is my daily bread, my water of life, the spiritual milk that produces growth in my life, and my spiritual meat that makes me grow strong in the Lord.  You see, it’s all about the WORD.

Heaven and earth shall pass away, but never the Word of God.  The Word of God will never fail.  My God is upholding all things by the Word of His Power (Word of God).  I cannot live without every Word (of God) that proceeds out of God’s mouth.  His Word (Word of God) shall not return to Him void, but shall accomplish  that which He pleases, and prosper in the thing He sent it (Word of God) to do.  And finally, Jesus said it was the wise man who heard the Word of God and did it, whose house will stand the test of any storm that comes.  You see, it’s all about the WORD.

Manna for Today – Romans 1:16; Ephesians 6:10-18; John 1; Hebrews 1:3; Romans 10:17; Psalm 119

No Time to Be Silent

Let your battle cry be God’s Word flowing like a mighty river from your lips.

Text for Today – John 14:14 – If ye shall ask any thing in My Name, I will do it.

The 21st century Christian is facing at least as much adversity as any previous generation of believers, if not more.  The Scriptures tell us that in the last days, evil men shall become more and more evil.  However, thanks be to God, where sin abounds, the grace of God abounds much more.  Still, adversity rises into the face of believers every day, but this is no time to be silent.

When adversity arises, take action, and be vocal about it.  The Scriptures tell us that our own words are our justifiers or our condemners.  We know according to the Word of God that our own tongues hold the power of death and life.  In short, the words of our mouths are quite probably the most powerful force any of us will ever control in our own lives.  In fact, James, the half-brother of Jesus, had quite a bit to say about words.  That book of five chapters is a powerful commentary on how we should speak, the words we say, and the benefit of right speaking.

Once again, when adversity arises against you, take action; fast action, determined action, decisive action.  Start by drawing closer to the Father; then He draws closer to you.  Then resist the devil and he will flee.  Just keep in mind that you are the initiator  of the action, and that in obedience to the Word of God.  That’s  walking in the love of God, and that’s where you must walk if you expect your faith to work.

And whatever you do, don’t forget to be vocal; Biblically vocal; speaking the Word of God at all times about all things.  if you don’t know what the Word says about a particular issue, at least start praising the Lord for what you do know.  Praise has the power to silence the enemy of your soul.  In the meantime, get into the Word and find the weapons you need to win that particular battle.  It helps to be in a good church where the Word of God is delivered in an uncompromising manner.  If you are a part of such a church, when you face battles, there will be strong Christians , leaders in the church who can come along side you, joining their agreement with your faith for your need to be met, and for the attack of the enemy to be overcome.  But whatever you do, make sure your vocalizing is according to the Word of God.  Don’t allow your vocalizing to become complaining about the situation, but make it confrontational to the situation.  Use the Word of God, the Sword of the Spirit, and attack!  Go on the offensive in your walk in Jesus.  Go to the enemy’s camp and take back what he has stolen from you.  The Lord has promised to restore it to you.  And when you go, go shouting!

Manna for Today – John 14:12-14; Mark 11:22-24; Matthew 12:37; Romans 3:4; James 1:5; 1 John 5:3