Do you believe that your circumstances are random and haphazard, or are they meant to be a way of securing a deeper knowledge of Jesus?
Sometimes it feels like the Lord Jesus takes us around the same mountain over and over, until we get tired of the same scenario and scenery until we decide to change and move on. Could it be that the Holy Spirit wants to show us that He is in every situation of our walk, and when we learn that, He bids us go on to the next mountain or perhaps valley?
The relationship Jesus had with the Father extended to the most menial parts of His life. Even to the point of lowering Himself as a servant to wash the disciples’ feet, which actually was a sacred act of deep love and devotion to the disciples. John 13:3-5 (KJV): “Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God...laid aside His garments; and took a towel and girded himself. After that He poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.”
Our relationship with the Father is built by having relationship with Him in and through every set of circumstances, through the most menial acts of kindness, or in times of fame and fortune. By this process we begin to rely solely on God, often becoming weak and feeble. This is a difficult position to be in, but this does not make us cave in and become faint, rather it makes us want to rise up and perform the assignment that is awaiting us.
I hear Jesus say, “If you follow My example of brokenness and humility, you will never be concerned about what circumstance I allow you to be in, for you have My constant approval and love in every situation. Through this process you will begin to soar like the eagle, unafraid of any storm or situation.”
God desires us to rise up and fly like the eagle, unafraid of either menial tasks, different situations or big storms coming our way.
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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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