"Uphold me according to your word,
that I may live ..."
Prior to the birth of Jesus, Simeon, a just and devout man, was waiting for the Consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. Anna, a prophetess and widow of great age, was serving God with fastings and prayers, night and day. See Luke 1:25 & Luke 2:37.
We who walk with the Lord are called to discern the season we are living in for this is a prophetic time.
The Kingdom of Heaven is a kingdom established by God and His Word.
Adam was created perfect and established by and in God’s Word. The Blessing, Genesis 1:28, is God’s eternal Word, is it not? Jesus, the Word of God made flesh, became the Second Adam, which changed everything. His death, burial, resurrection and ascension completed Heaven’s assignment to restore man to his created beginning as God’s son.
After the corruption, man’s speech—his words—became twisted by the curse. Satan gained entrance to be god of this world and had access to all mankind. The second Adam, Jesus Christ, has given man back his original right to bless and have dominion on earth, but only as man and God are united as one in Jesus Christ.
Your words are very important, laying seed for death, for vanity, or for life.
Jesus’ revelation: “Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is done in heaven,” must begin with “words in prayer” as we, The Church, intercede for the nations.
Words connect heaven and earth.
Words connect and release God’s Word through faith.
Faith is the only way to connect with the supernatural.
The first words Adam ever heard from His Father were a release of The Blessing—the breath of God. His anointing flowed out of Him and into Adam as the power of life. They were just as powerful as “'Let there be light', and there was light.” Genesis 1:3
Our generation of God’s children will never achieve the full success of The Blessing, to rule and reign through Christ, without putting a guard over the tongue.
That cannot be achieved without filling the heart with the Holy Scriptures ... for in them is the power that the Holy Spirit works through to “tame the tongue.”
Where your treasure is there your heart will be also.
Your heart is led by what you treasure.
Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
“For we all stumble in many things.
“If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.
“Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body. Look also at ships: although they are so large and are driven by fierce winds, they are turned by a very small rudder wherever the pilot desires. Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts great things.
“See how great a forest a little fire kindles! And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity. The tongue is so set among our members that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire by hell.
“For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and creature of the sea, is tamed and has been tamed by mankind. But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
“With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and cursing.
“My brethren, these things ought not to be so.” James 3:2-10
“He who would love life
And see good days,
Let him refrain his tongue from evil,
And his lips from speaking deceit.
Let him turn away from evil and do good;
Let him seek peace and pursue it.
For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
And His ears are open to their prayers;
But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.” 1 Peter 3:10-12
“Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.”
1 Peter 3: 8-9
So we see, The Blessing has a connection with:
- your heart
- your words
- and effective prayer
“Teach me, and I will hold my tongue;
Cause me to understand wherein I have erred.
How forceful are right words!” Job 6:24-25
The Army of God
Where we are going words become increasingly more important.
Words are not solely for communication purposes but are also to enforce God’s will and bring forth the supernatural.
Let us not grow weary in doing good, Beloved of God. If you need a boost of strength, meditate on Isaiah 49 this week. Sounds like revival to me!
God’s Time Clock
After the death of Moses, there came one day when Joshua and the children of Israel began to move out from the wilderness to take the land of Canaan. This generation would now fulfill God’s will to inhabit the land promised to them and become established as His nation.
God’s Plan—God’s Time!
As the Body of Christ becomes more aware of who they are in Christ, the reality of our oneness in the Father and the Son will open up realms of glorious power that we have not fully experienced before.
As we truly love the brethren, and lay down our lives for one another, Father will show forth the indescribable glory of the universe to the nations:
The revealing of Jesus Christ!
Saints: Watch over your words!
"Death and life are in the power of the tongue..." Proverbs 18:21
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