Haven't I commanded you? Strength! Courage! Don't be timid; don't get discouraged. God, your God, is with you every step you take. Joshua 1:9 The Message This was God speaking to Joshua after Moses death. Joshua was Moses assistant and after Moses died God directs and encourages Joshua to take the command of the children of … Continue reading Verse of the Day
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He came on the double when He heard my prayer. ~Psalm 66:19 (the message) I could give you endless testimonies of every prayer He has answered for me. Some big, some small. He amazes me continually with the Love and Care He shows me by answering even the smallest of Prayers. I urge you today … Continue reading Verse of the Day
Our Father owns the cattle on a thousand hills. Everything that we have is HIS. He will meet our every need when we ask Him. Give Your Fears to God and Replenish yourself with His Promises. He will Never leave us or Forsake us. Count it ALL Joy. Think of Everything you can Praise Him … Continue reading What Can You Do?
The Church is being called to Rise Up in this season and use their God-given spiritual gifts. We are reminded of the words of Ephesians 2:10 which says, "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them." These verses remind us that … Continue reading Be Who God Created You to Be
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Man, that becomes hard when we feel unappreciated or wronged, but at some point, we must realize it isn't about us and how we feel. We must die to self. We must forgive others even while they spit in our face and talk behind … Continue reading The Golden Rule
Sometimes we don't want what God has for us. It's a sad truth. It is one that brings heartache, division, and strife. Our adversary roams like a lion seeking whom he may devour. If you aren't ready, if you haven't prepared, if you haven't girded up the loins of your mind you will be caught … Continue reading Obedience, God’s Love Language
The Rise Up Church Movement is Challenging you, yes You, to step out in Boldness, to step into Your calling. Rise Up in Boldness and Step Out in Faith. Choose an activity that Challenges you to go deeper and step out of your comfort zone.
Prayer. We all know that we should do it, but how often do we let things distract us or keep us from it? There is Power in Prayer. Prayer changes things. Prayer moves mountains. Prayer causes shifts in the Spiritual Realm. Prayer breaks chains and sets captives free. The Father desires to speak with You. … Continue reading Prayer
I was reading in Proverbs 18 a couple of days ago and verse 19 really stuck out to me. "A brother offended is harder to win than a strong city, And contentions are like the bars of a castle." When we offend others with our words and actions they no longer care to listen to … Continue reading Proverbs 18 Wisdom
My husband and I have been studying in 1 and 2 Samuel and Kings for a while now. We've been reading about David. David is revered as a man after God's own Heart. When I think about a man after God's own Heart I think about a "Perfect" man, someone that can do no wrong. … Continue reading After God’s Heart
If we allow our thoughts to linger on the "What If's" we will cripple our ability to trust God in hard times. Stay Focused on the little things you can savor during this time. Practice being Grateful. Gratitude will change your attitude. The associate Pastor at my Church recently preached about Anxiety. She said Anxiety … Continue reading Overcoming Anxiety
God created the world. He made you and me and every living creature and you think He can't give someone a new limb? He raised Lazarus from the dead. He died and rose again after three days. How is it you believe in God, but not in miracles? Do we even worship the same God?My … Continue reading Are You a Mountain Mover?
Be Encouraged He loves you more than you can imagine. He is for you and not against you. Do Not Worry He walks before you. He stands behind you. Whatever you are going through. He is there helping you carry it. Let Him be your rock through the storm. Trust Him. You can't see what … Continue reading Be Encouraged
Dry Bones Come Alive. A call to the Church, Rise Up, Now Is the Time. I Speak Life to you today Church. Come Alive. You can do All things through Christ who strengthens you. You walk in His authority. No weapon formed against you shall prosper. Rise Up with Boldness, Unashamed. Step out with Faith … Continue reading Rise Up Dry Bones! Come Alive.
The Lord has been speaking to me lately about FOCUS. Today's message at church confirmed it as the pastor preached on Faith to walk on water and keeping our eyes on Jesus.Rise Up Church and step out in radical Faith and Focus on Jesus. Jesus walked on water and so did Peter until he took … Continue reading Focus on Jesus
Every time I opened my bible this week I have been led to a different verse about Branches. I've been reflecting on this every day. Wondering what the Lord was wanting me to see. Tonight I was standing on the porch as I took the dog outside, the wind was blowing and I looked at … Continue reading What does it mean to be a Branch?
Do you know the power of words and actions? Choose your words and your actions carefully. Words and actions can so easily damage a person's soul or vice versa heal a soul. I have seen it where a person's soul is shattered as a child because of the words and actions of parents and others … Continue reading Speak Life