Did you know that the Lord knows precisely how to “sniff us out” from our hiding place?
The Lord indeed sniffs us out like a hunting dog, pointing out where we have left His path to follow our own trail.
I don’t know about you, but for me it is very easy to “get lost in the jungle of life.” One look here, another thought there, and I am off His track and into my own stuff that pulls me away from His presence.
God knows exactly where we live and is quite familiar with the dark holes we crawl into when we get into a spiritual crisis.
When in His love He pulls us out of our darkness we increasingly realize our need for Him with all our heart, soul and mind. He indeed is a jealous God Who is passionately in love with us and requires our undivided passion. He is so worthy!
Today, make a decision in your heart that you will stick to Him like glue that cannot be separated from its object. Make very sure that you will walk with Him through the darkness as well as the light, enduring hardship patiently and joyfully while becoming tenacious in your drive to follow Him no matter what it costs you. Know this…Christ’s mighty energy is at work in you so that you and He will become knit together and become like a warm blanket under which people can find shelter.
We can endure hardship with more intentionality when we realize that through the trials He carries us in His heart, just like the priests of old carried the breastplate on their chests that had all the names of the tribes engraved. Our names are engraved on His heart and no one or no situation can remove them from Him. Don’t you just love Him for that?
I hear Jesus say: “Are you defeated because of the onslaught of the enemy? Then hide yourself under the Rock of My protection. I will go to bat for you. Let Me walk in front of you and withhold the blows of the enemy, for I am your Mighty Warrior. I love you.”
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Brushed by God .
This book gives a refreshing look at inspirational art ( prophetic art) exposed in church, to individuals, on the streets and in parks. The book shares many experiences on how almost any body can do prophetic art for people you love or want to reach for Christ. This book is for every one and a delight to read. See side panel for details. If you live outside the USA you need to add $5.00 extra for shipping by air.
Drawn by God
This devotional book has 52 short chapters and 176 pages. Each chapter starts with a question, has a biblical background scripture that is appropriate for the title of the chapter and then discusses the answer to that query through the eyes of the author’s vision of God. The chapter ends with a prophetic word from Jesus’ heart saying “I hear Jesus say…” Every chapter ends with a drawing by the author or an inspired artist who knows Jesus intimately.
The book will make you hungry to know more of Who God is and answers questions like, “Does He really care about the small stuff in my life? How can I give Him first place when I feel like I am losing it and I feel He does not love me anymore? Do we need conflict in our life? What about generational blessings? How far will He go with me? What about impossible situations? How do I ever attain to living a life that is bathed in God’s rest?”
The book also shares personal examples of how the author faced tremendous difficulties in her own life. How in her youth during the war in Holland they were hiding Jews right under the nose of the Nazis who occupied a castle next door. The pain she experienced in her broken youth when she felt like no-one even realized she was around. How God became her Father and her Mother when she herself was just a young mother, longing to be free from much bondage.
The book is based on spontaneous prophetic art and how God wants to speak to each one of us not only through His precious word, but through anything that comes our way
Spontaneous Prophetic art is practiced in some churches where the artist steps forward as the worship starts and asks God for a spontaneous picture for the congregation. After the worship, the artist explains the meaning of the picture and shares what she or he senses God wants to say to the people at that point in time.
Most of us have heard the maxim, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” We may try a hundred word-related ways to comprehend a truth, but somehow, pictures engrave the heart. When the picture matches the words well, the reader is more deeply impacted.
Each devotional highlights an aspect of life – a challenge, a question, an irritation, a potential decision – and offers biblical truths in a practical, encouraging voice. See sight panel how to obtain this reviving book. Orders outside the USA pleas pay an extra $5 for shipping by air.
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