GRACE! 1-10-20

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Sometimes as I’m waking the adversary comes in and attempts to plant thoughts in my mind to ruin my day.  If I’m not fully awake and don’t have use of all my faculties, his scheme works for a bit.  It makes me think of those that don’t lean on Jesus that this happens to and they go on believing they are nothing and nobody.

As I was waking on January 8th, 2020, thoughts ran through my head that I’ve done it all wrong.  God is so fed up with me he gave me over to the adversary and that’s who I hear from now.  I was trying so get awake and thinking, ‘Oh God, please still want me’.  It wasn’t long that a voice came in and it wasn’t a smooth voice.  It was a voice like one that comes storming out of a waterfall and echoes far and near “GRACE”!

I had no trouble whatsoever getting awake and standing at attention.  My day began with a bounce and the song that says heaven came down and Glory filled my soul played in my head.  I’m so thankful for His loving GRACE!  The gift from above through Jesus Christ, and His tender mercies.  I’m thankful I don’t have to make this walk alone, and I don’t have to fear that I ever will.  He will never leave me nor forsake me.

When we call out to the Lord, He rescues us.

 

 

 

Blood Pressure Down – 12-24-19

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Let the peaceful sound of birds and crickets lower your blood pressure. Life can be very stressful if you get caught up in it. I stopped by the huge lake in our town as I was going home and soaked up some sunset, hence the picture. The water was like glass.

Have you ever sat and watched a cork bob in the water? Your world is stopped and there’s nothing but the soft ground below you, the never ending sky above you, and that expanse of water in front of you that you can’t see through. It’s holding mysteries that you are waiting to see bob that cork.

Even the birds wait to see and the crickets cheer you on. The rabbit peaking out of the woods smells the coffee in your thermos and the sandwiches in your basket. Don’t forget Grandma’s layers of chocolate cake. They’re the best.

The story of Martha and her sister Mary in Luke 10 remind me of sitting before the Lord waiting for the cork to bob while the world around you bustles by.

I have those bustling times too. One of those bustling times, the Spirit said to me ‘drop some efficiency’.

That sounds like the perfect gift for the day we celebrate Jesus’ birthday. Sit at His feet.  He’s one we don’t have to buy a present for.  He just wants our presence.

The Dark Road to Recovery – 12-17-19

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I have been praying for a young lady very dear to my heart.  I have tried so hard to figure out just where things keep going wrong.  She seems to be headed in the right direction and the next thing I know, she’s veered off again.  She never quite finishes what she needs to get her on the right path, and it is so crucial that she does because this is not just about her.  She has precious children that need her. My heart aches for them, and for her.

On December 17, 2019, I believe the Lord showed me in a dream what is happening with her and so many others.  In the dream, she was being driven in a car at night.  She was in the front passenger seat and it was her side of the car that I was seeing.  I knew that everything was going well.

Suddenly, she stopped the car.  It was like she couldn’t stand it; she just had to do it.  She got out of the car and began walking toward the direction she had come.  As she walked in the darkness, a person came up to her, then another, then another.  I watched as she had a small group there with her now, but she was in danger.  None of them had her best interest in mind.  They were out for self no matter what it caused or cost her.

As soon as my eyes opened, I knew she had allowed the Holy Spirit to guide her.  That was the driver and the safety of the car.  She only lets that go so far and she has to take control and do it her way.  The Holy Spirit won’t interfere with free will.   So she goes back and thinks things will be different now.  Her old acquaintances she calls friends come around and she’s so happy to see them.  It gives her a sense of home and comfort, but she doesn’t see it’s not a home and the comfort is short lived.  Then she finds herself back where she was and an outcast to family and true friends and without her children.  Now she has used all the excuses she had to use others to help her.  Everyone is wise now and no one will listen.

When we lose everything, we have no way to look but up.  I continue to pray now with more hope than ever, but that’s all the help I give.  I will be there for the children, but the end of her has to come so she will say ‘Jesus take the wheel’.  She will be grateful for the safety of that car – and for the driver.

If this is you out there, I pray for you too.  And I especially pray for the people that care so much for you.  I pray they can let go of the situation and hold on to the prayers until you lose yourself.  There is a driver and a car waiting for you, but He’s a gentleman.  He won’t take away your free will.  Don’t ask God or family ‘why won’t you help me’, but ask yourself ‘why won’t you help me’.  He will lead you where you dare to go alone and He will always be with you.  The word REPENT means to turn away from, so repent and turn away from what is hurting you and ask for help from the One that can.

More than once in my life, I have opened the bible to these words: (I usually use KJV but felt I should use NIV on these.)

Isaiah 43:2 NIV – When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

Haggai 1:13 NIV – Then Haggai, the Lord’s messenger, gave this message of the Lord to the people:  “I am with you,” declares the Lord.

And never forget to pray for strength.  I’m an old lady raising grandchildren so I have done it many times and I have never been disappointed.  The One who is in us is greater than the one who is in the world. (1 John 4:4)  It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.  Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1)  When you resist the devil he will flee (James 4:7)  He will protect you like in the car I saw and it will be your hiding place from those wanting to harm you.  (Psalm 32:7)

So cry out to Him today; He hears you and will deliver you from all your troubles. (Psalm 34:17)  Forget the former things and don’t dwell on the past.  He will make a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. (Isaiah 43:18-19)

1 John 5:4-5 – For everyone born of God overcomes the world.  This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world?  Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.

 

The Right Thing 12-6-19

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A precious sister in Christ called me with so much excitement that she couldn’t contain herself.  She yelled, “I got a God story!”  I said, “Tell it!  Tell it!”

She said, “My husband was getting my new tv put up that I got on clearance for $75.20 and he dropped it.”

I said, “That’s your God story?”

She laughed, “No!  He told me to put it back in the box and tell them it broke in the box.  I told him we have to do the right thing and God will honor it.”

She kept talking to him to get him to understand and finally said, “You get it?”  He said, “Not yet I don’t.”

She called the store and they had two left and said she could have another one for the same price even though the sale was off.  She stopped by her mailbox on the way and a check was in her mailbox for $75.20 where she had not been using rewards on her credit card for years.  I don’t think she even knew she had rewards.

She was jumping up and down and went on to the store for her tv replacement.  The district manager was in the store and told this sweet sister that she didn’t owe anything for the tv.  I imagine her husband got the message of the two times blessing.  Doing the right thing and honoring God in it reflects His honoring us.  The Lord knew she was trying to show God’s blessings in a lesson before it even happened and He honored that according to her faith.

I just love God stories.  It feels like a snuggle under a warm blanket with a cup of hot cocoa.

God bless you at this time of year that we celebrate the birth of our Savior.  Spread the God stories around.  Those stories of light will kick the dark stories to the curb.

Blessings and Love ~

(picture above taken by me on a frosty gift of a morning)

Sudden Destruction – Repost with a word

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I had given this out but it had come to mind again so I felt I needed to give it out again. I kept delaying because some dreams are not easy to tell. Then one day I heard ‘sudden destruction’. I knew it was about the dream. It was a title for it and a simple word from the Lord as to what it meant. God does not speak unless it is something to grab hold to. He is not like us much speaking people.  Then Brother Searle had a word in November of 2019 that gave explanation to the THIRTY MINUTES and a word of instruction.  God bless.
I looked up sudden destruction in the bible and told the Lord if it keeps coming to mind I will give it out again. I don’t know what made me be so disobedient but I had a dream that got interrupted when someone stepped in front of me and said, ‘Donna, the people deserve to know’. When I first woke I thought, ‘deserve to know what?’ Then I remembered. I didn’t give this dream a date because it has come before me so many times.
So I put it out again. This is the dream:
A family member and I had the first part of the dream on the same night. We were in a room full of people. They were becoming very tired. People were stretched out across the tables and some had their heads resting on the tables. Some were even stretched out on top of the table. In my family member’s dream, they became so tired that some began to leave and that dream for them ended. Key words in this family member’s dream is ‘people began to leave’ as in leave the faith.
My dream continued where I became so tired as well that I struggled to move a person out of the way so I could rest my head as well. I was so tired I didn’t have concern for the person resting on top of the table. I just started shoving them over.
In my dream, a machine of some type started spitting out words on paper. It was loud as you could hear it typing. It wasn’t a quiet fax machine. There may be a military machine like what I heard.
Two men in the room went to the machine and started reading. One tore the paper off the machine and said he didn’t understand why they weren’t aware of that, why they had not already been told. They were talking about something coming out of the sky. I thought ‘are they talking about an asteroid?’
There was a man at the end of my table on my right with his head resting on the table as well. He slowly raised his head and asked, ‘how long do we have?’ One of the men reading from the paper said, ‘THIRTY MINUTES’. (see 2019 word below with scripture about the thirty minutes)
It is important to point out that I had another family member that had a dream where they wanted to know how much time they had and the reply was thirty minutes.
I didn’t know if this was an asteroid or something being fired at us so I looked up the time it would take a missle from Russia to America and it read thirty three minutes. Again, I don’t know if it was an asteroid or what.
I prayed about this dream for weeks before I heard the words ‘sudden destruction’. The bible speaks of it in 1 Thessalonians 5 – … While people are saying “peace and safety”, destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. (it says ‘they’)
The bible speaks of keeping oil in the lamp. Don’t fall asleep or grow tired. We are in His hands. At some point, we will be meeting our Savior in the air – but in God’s timing. God bless and be encouraged. This is not our home. We are just passing through.
In November of 2019 I saw a word given to Byron Searle regarding Revelation 8:1. That verse reads . . . And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour. (the thirty minutes)
The Lord told Brother Searle . . . Today I shout out to my people to prepare!! There is coming much destruction, and many of my people who thought they would escape the suffering will be in a daze!!!
The main event is now on the horizon, and only my remnant have heard my voice and readied themselves!
I have been warning My Body for many years, yet because nothing has happened in America, My Body thinks they have plenty of time because there is no war, no turmoil, no major calamities – that all is good with Me!!
I tell you now – – America is a vile Nation that sacrifices its babies and children to Baal! A Nation soaked with drugs and murder! A Nation of deviant homosexual men and women, wanting nothing more than to pollute all people! A Nation who embraces a king that is reflective of their hearts!My son, I am about to bring America to her knees!!I am going to shake my body so hard that they will think the end is here, yet this is but the beginning!!I will show My Body that My Sword will cut asunder their cold, lazy hearts!! Those that call out upon Me, I will fill with My Spirit and turn them hot for the gospel!!
Those that reject Me or curse Me or blame Me will be given over to their reprobate mind, and they will perish!!
My son, I know this is a hard word, but those of My Body must be given every chance to come to Me . . before the Silence in Heaven!
After the Silence is broken, man on Earth will perish very quickly! When I open the Seals of the Scroll, know it has begun, and the time to prepare is over!
Remnant . . continue to help those who did not prepare. Do not think about yourself, for I will sustain you and your family. Show love to those I send to you. Listen for My voice to speak to you. I will tell you who I am sending to My Remnant for help.
My son, My Remnant will be used mightily during this time! They will shine like diamonds, and those I send will see you . . those in the world will not!!
Beware of reprobates! Protect your families and those I have sent! Pray constantly for protection and provisions – – I will give both!!
My son, the days ahead are filled with tribulation for My Body! The devil is angry and will be out to destroy those that follow me!
I love you all very much! I AM coming soon for MY REMNANT!!. Amen. Lord Jesus.
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It’s time – 11-9-19

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It is time to stand on God’s promises.  Press in and get under His wing.  He said He will never leave us nor forsake us.  Stand for the truth – there is a Jesus, our Savior.  He is the son of God.  He died on the cross and said ‘it is finished’.  God will fight for us and give us strength to endure.  When we are weak, He is strong.  He has shown us many times that He has taken care of His people in times of trouble, and He has not stopped.  We have to stand on what we know now and not what we think.  Have no fear.

I saw a scary time in my life with my first mini-stroke.  I walked into the ER and asked ‘well, what do You think of this’?  I opened the bible on a table and was a Isaiah 43:2.  It reads – When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.

That was His promise to me, and with that, He carried me through.

We are coming into a time that is unchartered territory for most.  But though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, His unfailing love for us will not be shaken or His covenant of peace be removed.

He tells us that no weapon forged against us will prevail.  No one can take away what He has given us.  Press in with fasting and prayer.  He gave me Isaiah 58 in 2015.  He gave it to me twice before I realized he was telling me to read it and hold it dear to my heart.

Seek His face and ask Him your questions.  Do not depend on man to give you the answers.  We confess our sins and He is faithful and just to forgive.  He will hold us in His righteous right hand and never leave us.  Do not be afraid nor discouraged.  This is not our home.  We are just passing through.

God bless you and your family.  We all have family of the blood and of the heart.  God knows what is near and dear to us.  I opened my bible to read the other day and was at Jeremiah 39.  I read – Behold, I will bring my words upon this city of evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee.  But I will deliver thee in that day, saith the Lord; and thou shalt not be given into the hand of the men of whom thou art afraid.  For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the Lord. I knew He was speaking to me in this time from a message given in a time long ago.

Trust in the Lord and the Holy Spirit will lead and guide you.  Look up to no man, no politician, none other than the Lord.  Look up and trust in Him.  He will lead you to where you need to go, what you need to do, and what you need to say.  Total trust in Him makes all fear flee.  No debate and no strife, just total trust in the Lord.

God bless you is my prayer.  Stay strong in the Lord for He alone is our sovereign God.

Gap Confirmation – 11-8-19

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The good man sowed the good seed which was the word of God. In my dream the Spirit said ‘put it all out there. Don’t worry about it going bad. It will not go bad.’ It’s the good seed.
Tares come in at times and to them doctrines passed down in the bible will no longer matter. There are pastors today preaching there is no hell and all are forgiven. They are a tare.
Perry Stone told of a young man in Florida that had a dream so similar to mine. The young man was dying and the Lord took him up to see over a great field of people going into it. They were believers walking in unison. Suddenly, vultures came circling (Mark 4).
They dropped things into the field. Some tripped over those things. Three things happened.
Tares were assigned to some believers to make difficult the harvest. Tares are the bad seed. The second thing, stones were dropped with people’s names on them (stumbling blocks). Some people would hit the stone and fall on their face. Some bumped their toe and it caused an offense.
The wheat and tares grow together til harvest and it will take the angels to separate them. A tare will accept doctrine not in God’s word. They may break from a church but they will take 5 good families with them. Some people are weak spiritually and if the church splits they will follow that tare but the strong will stay and see it through.
Paul said he didn’t ask where meat came from when he ate with Gentiles. He sanctified it by prayer and let it go. He would eat no meat with Jewish brothers to be no stumbling block. Some think they have liberty in Jesus to do what they want and they don’t have concern how it affects others. This is a stumbling block. If you drink alcohol around people in recovery, then you are a stumbling block. You may not go to hell over a drink, but that’s not the issue.
There are things we can do that are ok but we choose not to so we won’t be a stumbling block to others. This is a gray area. Some say its ok to play the lottery, some may just buy one ticket, and others may become addicted. Some addicted have to avoid this and its their gray area. When the bible says no then its no longer a gray area. We just follow the Word.
But the vultures were throwing things in the field to be a stumbling block. The young man saw missiles going out and fire was on the missiles. (fiery darts of the enemy from Ephesians 6). So fiery darts of the enemy are coming against us at all times.
The enemy can place these fiery darts in our minds like oppression, depression, temptations. A thought that burns in us will not go away. Someone did us wrong and we are angry day after day or we want to retaliate. The battle is against tares, stumbling blocks, and fiery darts of the enemy.
The young man said he also saw older women with grandchildren in the field and they held huge shields. Every time the missiles came at them they would throw up the shield to cover them and their grandchildren. He saw some grandchildren playing around and getting outside of the covering and small arrows hit them and wounded them.
One man was hit by a vulture. Instead of using weapons God gave him, he ran. The vulture went faster and knocked him down because his shield of faith wasn’t activated.
Some were hit by a stone with their name on it, but they would immediately get back up and begin to defend themselves. Some stayed down and the vulture would eat the flesh = flesh rose up and they couldn’t defeat the fleshly nature.
The army was getting beat, whipped, disorganized and SUDDENLY – there was a call that came. It called them to the end of the field. They came together and said ‘we will whip this thing’!
They dug trenches to unite. They fought the forces. Then a false prophet came into the field on a white horse. Some followed that false teaching and doctrine. But there was a remnant and they came together. In the heat of the battle the young man having the dream heard a call and looked up. It was the City of God, the New Jerusalem. They knew the battle was over.
The young man said there were seasons of rest and refreshment in the midst of the battle, even with the birds flying. People laughed from time to time. (In my dream I remember that at times we would laugh.) Believers hugged each other and stayed humble before God. NEVER take the credit for yourself. Glorify God. He knows who will make His name great. Keep humility and keep a repentant spirit. Don’t let people’s offences come on you, and don’t be pulled into a battle you’re not assigned to. People will pull you into their struggles if they are offended to make you offended. Humility and gratitude, love and unity.
The love of God is released through relationship. Love covers faults. There is a spiritual blood line joined together by Jesus. We all have weaknesses, attitudes, and struggles. The enemy can’t destroy a church that has love. It is beautiful for brothers and sisters to love together. We don’t have to agree on everything like pre-trib and post trib. We don’t debate it. We follow Jesus and the enemy can’t whip a church.
Pastor Stone said that the Lord told a woman one day ‘men that play together become competitive and men that fight together become brothers’.
We don’t know the tares, but be aware and stay in the doctrine. There will be offences, but don’t be offended. Let it be water on a duck’s back or it will become a stumbling block.
Quinch those fiery darts with the real shield of faith.
Know who and what you are and what God said about you.

In my dream the Holy Spirit was telling us to fill the gaps.  The good food represented God’s word and the words He gives to us.  He were told to ban together and pray.  The Holy Spirit was with us and we surrounded ourselves with God’s word.  In this young man’s dream, he saw the birds coming which represented the birds in the bible in Mark.  He saw what the birds were doing to the people in the field.