Have you ever been in a situation when you just wanted to give up?

Sometimes we find ourselves at the end of our rope; it would only take one raindrop of adversity to plunge us into the ocean of despair. We find ourselves saying, “It’s no use trying anymore.”

When I knew the Lord wanted me to write my first book on prophetic art, the enemy created one calamity after another to stop me, till I came to the point of wanting to trash the whole idea. No matter how hard I tried I could not lift myself out of the mess. Then, one day I felt His hand of courage on my chest, and I rose up like a furious giant and decided that I was going to laugh at the huge waves trying to drown me and sail all the way through till I had reached the finish line. Praise God, it happened!! The book was printed and many are now doing prophetic art as a result.

There are several examples in the Bible where strong servants of the Lord felt that way. They just gave up and wanted to disappear from the face of the earth. BUT GOD! I love that statement and intensely believe in it.

When we come to the end of our rope but allow Him to step into our situation, we can possibly hear Him say, “Arise, let us go from here.” (John 14:31) In other words, “Keep going in the direction I lead you.” As He is saying that to us I can just see Him take us by the hand, pulling us up out of our misery and holding us close to His chest, saying, “You can do this.”

There is a scripture in The Voice I just love: “Tirelessly pester God–give Him no rest…” (Isaiah 62:7)

I believe God delights in us coming to Him over and over again. It shows our dependence on Him, like a little child holding its arms out to the parent, wanting to be picked up and loved.

So, when you feel like you are at the end of your robe, just hold on…help is on the way.

 

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I hear Jesus say, “I am suffering when you are suffering. I am touched with pain when you are touched with pain. Let Me come to your rescue, My friend, and let Me carry your burden and turn your situation around to benefit you. I love you and I see your struggles. Let My love drive you to your knees to seek Me and find Me. I love you like no one could ever love you.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MY BOOKS

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.

Pleas also check out this e-book on Amazon.com and Barns and Nobles

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009QEJGU6