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Sunday, December 31, 2006

It doesn't matter where you are or what your ministry is--if that's the Lord's highest will for you, you'll never be happier anywhere else. (ML 3255:38)

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Friday, December 29, 2006 whoa...convicting

Unity is fairly absolute. There are shades of unity, degrees of it to an extent, but the really good, effective kind of unity is almost always an absolute: You either have it or you don't. In other words, you can't say, "Yes‚ I think we have a pretty united Home. I get along with pretty much everyone. I sometimes have this or that ongoing squabble with that person, and I don't click so well with so-and-so, but overall we're tight—we're united." That's not really unity. That means you're getting close, but you're not there yet. You don't have the full cohesion that you need.

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Thursday, December 28, 2006 Daily Time in the Bed of Love is a Must!

You must keep Jesus in first place all the time, before your work and before your friends. It takes faith to put your work aside and spend time with the Lord. You have to apply that faith and block out your work, not think about it, not let it pull on your spirit while you're in the bed of love. You really have to have faith to rest in Jesus' arms, but when you do, He rewards your faith with even more faith, rest in spirit, inspiration, grace, love, and all the good fruits of His Spirit.
The more time you spend with Jesus in the bed of love, the more humble you become, because you're partaking of His humility, His love, His Spirit, which is so lowly and beautiful. The more you study the Word, really apply it, absorb it, and let it become part of your very being, the more humble and yielded and willing you become, because the Word is spirit and truth.
It takes humility to apply the Word, but as you do, everything will change.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2006


In teaching and educating and raising and caring for My children, you are creating masterpieces greater than the finest artwork on Earth—greater than the works of Michelangelo and all his tedious and detailed work on the Sistine Chapel; greater than all the works of Rembrandt; greater than all the works of any artist that ever lived. Your works are masterpieces of living art—not that which will be admired on pieces of canvas, or sculptures carved from stone, or on the walls of a great church. No, those works of art will pass away, but the work of teaching and raising and caring for My children will live on in their lives. For they are creations of My hand, made in My image, and you are the ones I have chosen to raise them in My nurture and admonition.

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I am a volunteer in this army, and I am enlisted for eternity. I will either retire in this army at the Rapture or die in this Army; but I will not get out, sell out, be talked out. I am faithful, capable, and dependable.

If my God needs me, I am there.

I am a soldier, a prayer warrior. I am not a baby. I do not need to be pampered, petted, primed up, pumped up, picked up, or pepped up.

I am a soldier. No one has to call me, remind me, write me, visit me, entice me, or lure me.

I am a soldier. I am not a wimp. I am in place, saluting my King, obeying His orders, praising His name, and building His Kingdom!

I do not need to be cuddled, cradled, cared for, or catered to.

I am committed. I cannot have my feelings hurt bad enough to turn me around. I cannot be discouraged enough to turn me aside. I cannot lose enough to cause me to quit.

Devils cannot defeat me. People cannot disillusion me. Weather cannot weary me. Sickness cannot stop me. Battles cannot beat me. Money cannot buy me. Governments cannot silence me and hell cannot handle me.

I am a soldier. Even death cannot destroy me. For when my Commander calls me from this battlefield, He will promote me to a captain and then bring me back to rule this world with Him.


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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.—C.T. Studd (1860–1931).

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Saturday, December 23, 2006

Just stay faithful & keep on being faithful every day. You can only live one day at a time, you can only be faithful one day at a time. So don't worry about when you weren't faithful yesterday or whether you're going to be faithful tomorrow, but do your best to be faithful today. Forget the past & tomorrow will take care of itself, or the Lord will take care of it. Just be faithful today, every day, one day at a time, & you'll be faithful unto death & you'll inherit an eternal crown of life!—And I believe that's going to be some kind of an actual halo or shining crown, that you're going to shine like the stars for being faithful! PTL?

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When I gaze upon you, I see not the blemishes. I see not the faults and the failings, for I love you! I love you as a lover. As a lover overlooks the things that others may find fault with because of his love, so it is with Me.
I am even as a blind man who sees no faults or failings, but only sees with the hands, and touches and feels the softness, and smells the cleanness and the perfume, and hears the words of love, and knows just from this that his wife is beautiful and lovely, having never even seen her. Though she may even see herself as homely, he sees not this way. For he feels the love and he touches with his hands, and he feels the softness and the beauty. So it is with Me when I gaze upon you. For as one who overlooks the faults and loves in spite of them, so am I. As one who overlooks the blemishes and loves anyway, so am I. (ML #2995)

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Thursday, December 21, 2006

(Styrian: ) I am akin to Ellya. I am sent to bring a whirlwind of destruction to the demon Lethargy and his ilk. I am filled with good ideas that bring forth spiritual progress and which are then manifested in not just spiritual growth, but physical fruit. I am sent to agitate the demon Lethargy to destruction! I cause positive spiritual activity. I am everything which is the opposite of Lethargy‚ and when I fight him, he vaporizes before me. I am filled with an all–consuming power of the Spirit of God, and the demon Lethargy has no escape when confronted by me. I whirl him up in my wind of action and throw him out. I bombard him with spiritual action and he vaporizes! I am Styrian, whirlwind of positive spiritual activity.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

43. I want to show you a picture story, My love. It's a simple picture story, but a very important one. Each picture represents a day in your life for Me. In each picture you're sitting at My feet and I am handing you these beautiful gifts and treasures and you're overjoyed, happy and smiling. Each day there are new and precious gifts, jewels you haven't received before, more beautiful than ever. These are the days when you take time with Me and receive all that I have for you that day.

44. But then there are some other pictures, where I am just about to hand you some gorgeous gifts, but you slip quickly out of My presence and walk away to the cares of this life. You leave Me standing with the gifts that I have for you in My hands‚ looking at you longingly and calling your name‚ but you're already absorbed in the business of the day and you can't hear My voice anymore. Those are the days when you cut your time short with Me‚ and those gifts are left undiscovered and unused. These are the things that you are missing when you don't take the time with Me that's needed.

45. Will you please let Me give you the gifts that I wish to give you daily? These gifts have power and love and will help you to make it through the day. They are precious jewels that are alive, not just pretty to look at. They will become a part of you and start shining through you in the most beautiful colors and light. They will invigorate you and help you to get your job done better.


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(Jesus:) What you need to understand is that I want and need your love above all. Above your work‚ above your accomplishments, above anything else, I want and need your love. When you're distracted from our loving, when you're preoccupied by the things of the world, when you neglect Me, not only does your spiritual life suffer, but our communication breaks down, I'm not able to help you, and I'm not able to use you. It's as simple as that. (From "United Prayer Power.")

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Sunday, December 17, 2006

I have found that if you love until it hurts, then there is only love and no more hurt.


~Mother Theresa

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War is what stirs the blood of all born to win. Those born to lose build the bunkers and dig the foxholes. The winners run to the front, pausing only to secure the latest weapons, slowed only by the need to load en route to a rout. They are not checked by traps or mines, for the blasts only propel them further forward to the front. Their only fear: that the enemy will retreat at the sight of their desire and there will be no battle. Their only disappointment: quick victory. Their only need: more battles. Their only Hero: the Champion of All. Such are those born to win.


—General George S. Patton (speaking from beyond)


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Friday, December 15, 2006

Emotional changes, hurts, disappointments, trials--these are hard to bear, but remember that I measure each one out with great care, concern, and love for you, so that there's never more than you and I can handle together. Give it all to Me, and I will ease the pain and heal your heart.

You can even smile through your tears and praise Me through difficult circumstances or trying emotions, and those praises carry even more weight and blessing in return. It's easy to praise when all is going well, but when you praise in the midst of adversity, this shows even greater love, greater trust, and greater faith, and I can't help but bless you in return, and turn around and work things together for your good, because you love Me and trust Me.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2006 For all the Scrooges out there (such as myself)

As you strive to praise Me this Christmas in ways both great and small, you'll experience increased happiness and satisfaction each day of this season. There'll be greater contentment within your heart, which will make it easier for you to show My love to others in your actions and words.


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It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006 The Value of Taking Breaks

Even though there's so much to do, you can't do it in your own strength or in your own flesh. Stopping for breaks acknowledges that it has to be Me—that you can't do it by working harder in the flesh. You're acknowledging that the best way is to do things in My strength at My speed—and that means obeying My laws for loving life, and taking time to rest, to spend time with Me, and to spend time with others.
Otherwise, working through your usual times of rest or relaxation can become a works trip, and without realizing it, you can become more dull in the spirit, proud, self-righteous, and going in the arm of the flesh instead of in My strength. So stopping to take breaks is not only good for your peace of mind and stamina to keep going, but it also helps remind you that it has to be Me anyway doing the work; it manifests an attitude of faith and trust in Me and in My plan and timetable.

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Saturday, December 09, 2006 Christmas thought

Kids are excited about Christmas because, when they see me in the manger as a baby, they feel like My older brothers and sisters and that makes them feel important. -Jesus

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Amen?

(Dad:) We have the best Boss in the world, with the best pay (eternal rewards, tailored to our personal desires and dreams, plus guaranteed supply of any earthly needs in the meantime), the best benefits (health, protection, security, and guarantee of lifelong employment), the best insurance plan (miracles when we need them!), the best job (helping others to find happiness in our wonderful Jesus), the best co-workers (we're married and going to enjoy our bond of love for eternity!), and the most to look forward to—Heaven forever!! What more could we ask for?!

Claim the keys of joy and happiness, and together they will open a special channel for an infusion of My strength and perspective. Circumstances don't always immediately change, but your outlook on life after claiming the keys will be fresh and renewed, and the solutions will come in My time and My way.


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Friday, December 08, 2006

Part of the problem is that you and I often see things so differently. You look at it as blessed to have a more carefree or obviously successful life with fewer problems, difficulties or afflictions. I look at it as being better to have a full life--one that is rich in faith, depth of spirit, understanding, sacrificial love and concern for others, an intimate relationship with Me, inner spiritual strength, and a tender heart. And often these treasures of spirit, these priceless qualities, don't come without trials, suffering, or surviving great difficulties.
In Heaven, everyone will lead charmed lives. There will be no more suffering, sadness, or times when you have to "walk by faith" through very difficult circumstances. But the attributes you gain through those difficult conditions now will be with you for eternity. Now is your chance to gain those virtues, through experiences which you will only have on Earth. Although there are difficulties, they lead to precious lessons, spiritual "medals of honor" which go to those who pass through the fire and endure the tests.

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Thursday, December 07, 2006 Prophecy Vitamins, Part 4

Pray like everything depends on prayer, because it does!

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Tuesday, December 05, 2006

"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us...they can''t get away this time."

Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller (when surrounded by eight enemy divisions)

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So in this coming year if you're tempted to be discouraged or get down, to feel like it's just too much, that maybe you've reached the end of your rope and you've just battled too long, and you're weary and you wonder whether or not somebody else could do your job-then remember that it's the Heavenly vision that will give you strength! It's the Heavenly vision that will bring back that spark and that inspiration, that will refresh your spirit!

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Monday, December 04, 2006

Claim the keys of consecration that you may give yourselves to Me fully. Lay your hearts open before Me. When your hearts are open before Me and you lay your all at My feet, holding nothing back, fearing nothing, then I am able to empower you in a wonderful way. You become superhuman, possessing strength, resolve and faith beyond human capabilities. You are linked to Me in yieldedness, and we are one.

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Saturday, December 02, 2006 My version of Psalms 121

I like rewording/personalizing the Psalms to suit a personal praise to Jesus. - Thought to share the one I did this morning...
  • I will lift my eyes and arms to You, Jesus, for You are the One that helps me and holds me.
  • My strength is only from You, who made heaven and earth, and even little old me.
  • I know You won’t let me down, I know You’ll protect me, You’ll uphold me, and You’ll always be besides me,
  • You’ve promised over and over that Your eye is on even the tiniest sparrow, so I know You’re watching me,
  • You are my Keeper, my Husband, my Lover, and the Light and Joy of my life,
  • You won’t let anything hurt me, much less give me more than I am able to bear (even when I might feel weary, You know what will make me stronger, and how much more I can actually take),
  • You show me, repeatedly, how You’re always there to comfort and heal, to wipe the tears from my eyes, and to make me all the more beautiful and usable through the ashes and the molding,
  • I have no reason to doubt Your love, You’ve taken such good care of me, and I know You won’t fail to help me understand and see how all things do work together for good. – As You love me from now to eternity, and beyond. ILY!

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Friday, December 01, 2006

(Dad: ) I know you see the Lord's testings as something terrible and you wish you could wiggle out of this one or get around it somehow. But just think, allowing you to "go through the fire" is one of the Lord's greatest compliments! It means He knows you can do it! He knows you can come through the tests and rise to greater heights for Him! He wants you to be as pure as possible, because He knows you're worth it!

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Who is willing to go beyond the conventional to the extreme, to the utter abandonment of personal desire, and have it replaced by a desire to follow Me into whatever field, whatever battle, whatever task they are asked to do? These are the people that I can use to the ultimate!

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As you learn to focus more and more on the things of the spirit, I will place a mantle upon you that will cause those who look at you to marvel at My power in you! But none will marvel as much as you will. I promise that in the days ahead, you will look at yourself in awe and marvel at what I have done! You will hardly recognize yourself for the wonder of what I've done in your life

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