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Tuesday, August 29, 2006 Jesus is Enough

I'm helping you to see that you don't need all the things you think you need to get by, or even to be happy. I'm all that you really need. In Me and in My Word and My Spirit, in these simple basics, you can find all the strength, the encouragement, the comfort and the refuge that you need. You don't need a relationship to be happy. You don't need a perfect friendship to be happy. You don't need to have your little physical setup and surroundings just the way you like them to be happy. What you're realizing is that, while you feel a little "unhappy" at their loss, they weren't really making you happy either, because any happiness that is dependent on one thing or another is really a very shallow form of happiness. It's just a fake, and now is as good a time as any to realize that and to let it go. I want to give you a much deeper contentment and satisfaction in its stead--the contentment of knowing you've given and are giving your best for Me. The contentment of the reassurance that because you're putting Me first and making sacrifices in order to do My will, I will more than repay you in the form of spiritual blessings, as well as tangible rewards, in this life and the life to come. If I'm truly your center, then you'll weather the difficulties and storms much better, because all these earthly things just won't mean or matter as much. That's the beautiful happiness of being a true disciple, a real committed and devoted follower. You can truly say "none of these things move me" and remain solid and balanced no matter what you feel like, and no matter what is going on around you.

(Issues, Part 16)


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Thursday, August 24, 2006

I learned that only by lifting up the Lord, by choosing to see others and ourselves through His eyes, can we feel complete. Disdaining others, making them feel lower so that we might feel satisfied with our stature, is a poor and hurtful way to live. It brings no true satisfaction to the one seeking respect, but merely serves to separate them from others, leaving them with the empty substance of one's self.

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Finding Beauty in the Collage of Life!

I was reading the "Living Word" section of the Link 14 this morning, and I started pulling quotes that I wanted to post. By the time I got to the end, I think almost half of it was highlighted. So instead of posting pages and pages of quotes, I am just going to thank the Lord for such wonderful Word. It is so perfect for any battle or difficulty that could come up!

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Wednesday, August 23, 2006 This is too good... Weariness!!!

Weariness is a wet blanket over your soul, smothering the flames that would otherwise burn bright and ardent, that would lift your spirit in battle right when you need it the most. Weariness is a pollutant in the air around you, restricting your breathing and clouding your vision. Weariness is like a spiritual arthritis that seeps into your joints, causing discomfort, an achiness and a feeling of being washed up, old, and unable to bend and keep up with the new moves of My Spirit.

Weariness is a subtle weapon the Enemy would like to use to hold you back from rushing into the fray with as much might, valor, and determination as you otherwise would. Weariness is not of Me, but is an oppression that I wish to deliver you from. It is not a burden you have to bear any longer.

You can fight it and have victory. The perfect weapon and antidote for weariness is one that I have already placed in your hands—praise. If you want to know how to glory in your battles, whether long- or short-term, if you want to know how you can rush into the fray unhindered by this burden of weariness, if you want to have a more heavenly perspective on your battles and not only endure them but enjoy them, then choose the weapon of praise as the initial burden-blaster, and let it free your heart, mind, and spirit, and give you My perspective and focus for the battle.

My loves, praise is your weapon of choice in any battle, but especially if you want to counter weariness and want to be freed from its grip long enough to see through My eyes, long enough to breathe in My clear heavenly air that will clear out your lungs, get your blood pumping, and inspire you for the battle. (End of message.)


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Victory is there in each of these things you face, but you must remember that long-term battles often have long-term victories. The battle may not stop from one day to the next, but it can lessen as you grow in your understanding and knowledge of how to fight it. Just as some weaknesses and besetting sins grow slowly, little by little, till they are completely upon you, so some victories are gained gradually, as you gain ground inch by inch, till at last you realize that you're standing alone on the field with all enemies routed and defeated.

But that kind of victory is so much less glamorous than those with quick resolutions and quick, happy endings. Your flesh tires of these long, painful struggles, these protracted battles against unglamorous foes. You want to fight something that seems worthy, something that you can feel proud of, something that would almost seem worth your while to fight, but it is not going to be that way, My loves.


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Life on Earth is a training and testing ground, one which teaches you to make the right decisions despite the hardships. It teaches you to see things positively even when you feel like things are hopeless, to choose to love and share and sacrifice even when you don't have enough, to choose to do the right thing even when everything around you is wrong.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

"Many times in our lives, we are crumpled, dropped, and ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstanes that come our way. We feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what may yet happen, you will never lose your value in God's eyes. To Him, dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless."





My love is unconditional. I love without partiality. I love the unlovely and the difficult to love. I love the sad and the lonely. I love those who are struggling and those who are lost and confused. My unconditional love expects nothing in return.

Of course you have weaknesses and shortcomings, but I don't love you any less because of them. My love is unconditional. That means no matter what condition you are in, I love you just as much. My love for you doesn't depend on you having a glowing record. Don't ever think that I love you any less because you aren't all that you would like to be or think you should be. When I look at you, I don't see any of your "lacks." I only see My creation that I love, and I love you just the way I made you.

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Monday, August 21, 2006 Do What You Can, And Trust Me for the Rest

           
(Jesus:) When there's so much to do and so few to do it, you've got to
trust that I'm getting done through you what is most important. Yes, you
have a long to-do list, but you shouldn't feel pressured by it. Just plug
along hour by hour and do what you can, and then trust Me for the rest. You
can feel motivated by all of the work there is to do, but should never feel
weighed down by it. When there's a lot to do, you can be challenged by it,
but not overwhelmed.
Cast every burden on Me. Give everything to Me right now--all of your work,
all of your thoughts--and ask Me to help you make it through the day. I can
and will, and it won't be you just making it through by the skin of your
teeth, it will be you making it through feeling rewarded at the end of the
day, knowing you have done your best, that you've accomplished the most
important things.

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Saturday, August 19, 2006

As you take the first steps to reawaken the passion of prayer and praise in your lives, you'll begin to witness the change in other areas as well. Those besetting sins that seemed interminable will begin to fade, your spirit will be lifted, and better yet, you will have the confidence that I have seen and heard your prayers and I will answer--not only for others, but for you personally as well.

(Praise Your Way to Victory!)

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Thursday, August 17, 2006 Rise Above Formula

1) Start with a clean heart.

2) Make the decision you want to rise above.

3) See every difficulty as an opportunity to rise above.

4) Live in My Word.

5) Know you're weak and rely on My mercy.

6) Depend on Me.

7) Shun all ungodly attitudes.

8) Let My Spirit rest fully on you.

9) Be a doer of the things I say.

10) Give no place to the Devil.

11) Let My divine nature rule in you.

12) Ask Me everything.

13) Call on the power of the keys.

14) All of these, yet it comes back to YIELDEDNESS!




I WANT TO RISE ABOVE!


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Prayer is the “on” switch for every spiritual action and intervention in your life.The single act of flipping that switch powers up the spiritual forces and begins the process of defeat for the Enemy.I want you to grasp this at a fundamental level. I want you to cut through the crap that Satan has been feeding you and see that activating your prayer life is the single most powerful step a Christian can make in his life for Me, because through prayer you access all that Heaven has to offer.

A large part of being an effective prayer warrior—one who excels in using the weapon of prayer—is believing in the power of prayer, knowing that you are going to effect great change through being faithful to use and wield this weapon in faith. Ask Me if there’s anything—any obstacle at all—in your life or heart that is standing in the way of that belief, or in the way of you actively picking up this weapon of prayer and wielding it consistently and faithfully.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Recommitting to discipleship is at the heart of rising above. You can only rise above the weights and drags and discouragements of life when your heart and mind and eyes are fixed on Me above all things. If I am anywhere less than first place in your life you can't truly rise above, because there will always be something pulling you down, pulling you away from Me. But as you turn toward Me, toward My light, and open yourself up to Me, as you put Me in the true center of your life—and not only by mental acceptance, but by your words, your deeds, and the way you spend your time—then you are given the power to rise above, to be an overcomer.

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Your life for Me won't always be a breeze or a bed of roses; you will experience hard times. But I have promised to keep you and to take care of you. Sudden changes and unforeseeable events are good for you because they help to remind you that the things of this earth and your circumstances are not the things to base your lives upon, and they are definitely not the things you should gauge your stability by. I am your stability‚ your strong tower, your rock in whom you can hide--Jesus!

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Monday, August 14, 2006

I am well able to help you rise above the natural circumstances, no matter how impossible they may seem to you. Your desires and My desires are in unison because of your yieldedness to Me and your willingness to lay your all on the altar of sacrifice. When you have no will of your own and you sign a black sheet and humbly submit that sheet to Me for Me to fill in, then your desires and My desires are in unison. I can give you your heart's desires, if you continually yield and want the miracle. It is within My great desire, because I love you.

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Sunday, August 13, 2006

I challenge you who have so much potential but who are lost and disillusioned, to give full-time service, total discipleship, a chance. I beg you to take a good, honest look at your life. What do you see? Then throw out the time-sucking hobbies that detract from your service for Me, the System pursuits, the worldly pleasures, the shallow joys, and give everything you've got to Me and others. Be as those professional athletes, soldiers, or businessmen who have such vision, such passion, that their every waking hour is poured forth gladly if it will bring them just a bit closer to their goals.

If you were to study the lives of great men and women who bucked the tide and accomplished great things in their fields, you would see that they led lives of sacrifice. Theirs were not easy lives. They narrowed their activities and judiciously guarded their time in order to preserve their strength and energy for that which really mattered. They didn't “play” at their mission. They didn't fiddle around and take it easy, entertaining a come-what-may attitude. They were consumed with achieving the goals before them, and most of their waking hours were spent thinking, experimenting, training, teaching, pushing, working and doing whatever they could to succeed.

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Saturday, August 12, 2006

(Jesus:) Is your spirit dry, thirsty, not bearing fruit, even dying in some areas? Then you're not using the power of the keys enough.

The Mysterious Keys Part 3


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Friday, August 11, 2006

A winner is a hard worker. You won't find anyone who has ever accomplished anything great or important in the world who was a lazy loafer. You never hear about the people who just lie back and wait for success to find them, or those who sit on the sidelines waiting for a winning trophy to be handed to them on a silver platter. You don't hear about those kinds of people because they never did much or won anything. The people you hear about are those who took initiative, who worked hard, who overcame the obstacles, who didn't give up, who put in the hours necessary to achieve their goals, to become winners.

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160. Anything that causes you to feel not good enough for Me, discouraged, or distant from My love and favor is My enemy.

(What Really Matters to Me)

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Sccccooorrree!!!!!!!!!!

"How I was to rise above … It was to be in My receiving, in yielding completely to My —Father, by letting go and letting His Spirit rest fully on Me, enter completely into Me, and work completely through Me. By becoming one with the Spirit of My Father, I could rise above every impossibility that would confront Me on Earth.”

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Each time you love Me and fuck Me and humble yourself before Me, the wildness and movement and energy of our lovemaking shakes and weakens and causes to crumble the walls that you have built up around your heart that separate you not only from Me, but from others. For as your lovemaking with Me creates greater intimacy between you and Me, it does the same with those around you--your husband, your wife, your friends, your co-workers.

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Wednesday, August 09, 2006


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this is so good...

When battles come your way, they're like vehicles to propel you forward at a faster rate--so jump on them and get the most out of the journey! Then when the battle is over, keep walking forward, taking steps for Me, until I send around the next battle vehicle to propel you forward yet again. See, My love, if you look at battles in a positive light, you can praise and thank Me for them, and really look forward to where they'll take you on the spiritual pathway of your life

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Only one thing is needful. Do you understand that? Do you grasp the immensity of that statement? Only one thing in all of life is needful, and when you have chosen that good part, it will not be taken away from you.
That good part, this one thing that is needful, that I require and look at more than any other obedience or good deed or even sacrificial deed that you do, is your time spent with Me, sitting down at My feet to learn of Me. (End of message from Jesus.) ( ML #3292:132-136 ; 1999).

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Discouragement only glues your feet to the ground and stops you from moving forward.

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

"There are many things I cannot change about myself but I’m not going to waste any time wishing I could. I accept them (sometimes over and over) and then I can get on with the important business of giving, loving, bringing joy to myself and to others,. As Jesus said, there certainly is more to life than the body! Your body is just a shell, a ‘house’ you wear. The real you which is inside your body will someday leave. Life is so short. Begin today to develop your talents and personality. The ache of inferiority is a tragedy and a waste. As you accept and develop your personality you’ll be more positive, energetic and enthusiastic!


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Monday, August 07, 2006

When you let your weariness of flesh encroach on your spirit and you become weary in spirit, you forget about My promises. You forget about your ability to rise above. You forget about your ability to overcome Satan. You forget about the spiritual power that is available to you through the new weapons. These are things that require being stirred up in spirit to use, so it's just like the Enemy to make you feel too tired, too drained, to keep you from doing the very things that will revitalize and reenergize you

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Whatever the Devil says can't be done is exactly what the keys of the Kingdom will do for you.

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You may feel like an invalid—completely out of commission, incapacitated, utterly dependent upon Him and others, unable to do a single thing for yourself. That's all right. Don't give up and don't give in! Just lie there in His arms and know He won't fail you. Know He's there, know He cares, know He'll bring you through. Fight if you can, but if you can't, just lie there, and don't give up! Just feel His arms around you, just know He loves you, and just know that this too will pass.

Sorry Haven not really about forsaking all. I'm still working on that one. Although I did think of 'Please stay Mommy' :)

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Forsaking All

Hi Girlies,
Sorry, I've been so completely unfaithful to post anything here.

I had a request, I'm preparing something along the lines of "forsaking all". If you've got any quotes along that line, can you post'em? Thanks! LY! - Haven

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(Jesus:) There are many ways that I work in My children's lives to help them to become weak and dependent on Me. But what I want My children to understand is that I allow these things to happen because I love them. I love each and every one, individually. Even the very hairs of their head are numbered. So all the events that happen in their lives—the different breakings and humblings, the different experiences I put them through, the different situations I place them in—these things all come from My hand and are a part of My plan. I allow them to happen because I love them and I wish to draw them close to Me.
If My children are proud and strong in themselves and feel capable in their own flesh, then they are distant from Me, and I must allow difficulties to happen to help get rid of pride, to help them see and understand that they can't do it in the arm of the flesh, and to help them to truly become weak in themselves. Once they are, then I can pour in My Spirit and give them My strength.

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Saturday, August 05, 2006

That's what rising above is: It's a supernatural reaction. It's not natural to rise above. When something goes wrong, or you feel unloved or unneeded, or whatever the particular battle is, it's natural to get discouraged. But what you must do is will yourself into doing the supernatural thing and rise above. You must make the decision to fully yield and surrender yourself to the power of My Spirit.

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Thursday, August 03, 2006

I assure you, the only thing I need in order to use you is your heart. All the rest can go as far as I'm concerned. I'm into using the weak things and those who feel that they have nothing left of themselves but Me.

Above all, the most important thing to Me is not that I may use you, but that I may love you and be close to you. You've always wanted to be useful, to bear fruit, to be a useful tool in My hand; but now, because you have nothing left to give, you understand that I would rather have you--your love, your body, your heart, your all.


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Prayer is not a secondary weapon in your armory; it is a primary weapon. Prayer isn't a sideline back-up plan should you get in a tight spot. Prayer is the plan. Prayer is the strategy. Without prayer the heavenly game of your spiritual life would cease to exist.



Prayer is so important, but it is one of the least used and most attacked weapons in your arsenal. Satan has a whole division of his forces assigned to distract and keep you from prayer. They will use any tactic and they have every bit of Satan's power available to them, because it is the single most damaging act to Satan's kingdom. If Satan can get you to not turn your weapon on, to not use your equipment in the battlefield, he has triumphed over you.

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Jesus: "If I’m truly your center, then you'll weather the difficulties and storms much better, because all these earthly things just won't mean or matter as much. That’s the beautiful happiness of being a true disciple, a real committed and devoted follower. You can truly say ‘none of these things move me’ and remain solid and balanced no matter what you feel like, and no matter what is going on around you."

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