For everything, there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.
This season I want to talk to you about matters of the heart.
I want to go over old ground. Ground that has been left to rest for it was not the right season to start digging for the ground was too hard, so I left it to fallow.
Now, you are ready for me to dig.
Let me dig out all the sorrowful disappointments of the past seasons because you have chosen to rest the soil of your heart in my capable hands. I will make you fertile again with seeds of joy, giving you beauty for ashes.
I will regenerate the soil of your heart, making it fertile once again with the plans and purposes I have for you.
Activation: Ask the Lord to remove any seeds that have been planted within you which are not meant to be there. As he plucks out these seeds, ask for a fresh in-filling of more of Him to fill these spaces.
Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until He comes and showers His righteousness on you.Hosea 10:12 (NIV)
. . . Break up your unplowed ground and do not sow among thorns.Jeremiah 4:3 (NIV)
This is a season where the Lord’s abundant blessings and provision are readily available. Will you glean from His field?
Our Father says to you today: humble yourself, go out into the field of your life and reap what has been left behind for you to find. I keep watch over you and have determined that now is the time when those who are like Ruth will be given more – much more.
I am the One who has created it all. Everything is mine and I am a generous Father. Ask and you shall receive. Ask and it will be given to you. Do not ask amiss or selfishly but ask me for those things that are in line with the desires I have placed and planted in your heart. There is nothing I would not do for you when your plans are in alignment with mine; when you want what I want. I am waiting for you to ask for and to voice the seemingly outrageously large request and desire I have placed in your heart.
Activation: You have not because you ask not. Ask to be abundantly blessed by your Father in heaven today. Ask Him to expand your capacity to receive the blessings, understanding, and promotions stored up in heaven for you.
Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking
7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
8 For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
9 Or what man is there among you who, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone?
10 Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?
11 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
12 Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.Matthew 7:7-12 (NKJV)
15 And when she rose up to [a]glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, “Let her glean even among the sheaves, and do not [b]reproach her.
16 Also let grain from the bundles fall purposely for her; leave it that she may glean, and do not rebuke her.”
17 So she gleaned in the field until evening, and beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.Ruth 2:15-17 (NKJV)
(a) Ruth 2:15 Gather after the reapers
(b) Ruth 2:15 rebuke
2 You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and [a]war. [b]Yet you do not have because you do not ask.
3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures.James 4:2-3 (NKJV)
(a) James 4:2 battle
(b) James 4:2 NU, M omit Yet
The season to come will be marked by leaders who have the desire and humility to build together. They will supernaturally work together in the natural and in the spiritual realms.
As you discover who I have created you to be and you mature in Me, I will bring you together with those you can work with. I in you and you in Me; I in them and them in Me. Each one submitted to Me and then to one another, all giving Me and each other their best. Challenging each other without insecurity or fear of rejection; clinging to each other, in vulnerable, humble abandon. True leadership will come out of supernatural, humble vulnerability.
This leadership will be marked by those who share the weight and responsibilities involved, with every part doing its share. Their gifts being fully employed in Me and everyone joyfully giving their best.
Activation: Spend time today with Holy Spirit talking about what true leadership looks like in the kingdom. Ask Holy Spirit to show you biblical examples to dwell upon.
2 with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love,
3 endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling;
5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism;Ephesians 4:2-5 (NKJV)
15 but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—
16 from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.Ephesians 4:15-16 (NKJV)
In times of challenge and struggle, there is immense value in having people beside you. People who will champion you; people who will call you higher. People who can be trusted to encourage and spur you on.
I created my people for community.
I will be faithful to place you within divine relationships. Relationships which will bring you comfort and joy, understanding and good counsel.
I love it when my children join together!
I love to see my church communing together as one.
I would see my children knitted together, held fast by their love for one another.
Activation: Take a moment to think about the people in your life who you spend the most time with. Think about how they contribute to your quality of life. Thank God for the people of faith that he has placed in your life.
If you feel that you are lacking in this area, ask God for a divine appointment and an open heart to receive new people into your life.
Next, ask Holy Spirit to highlight someone in your life. Maybe someone in your church you don’t know well or a neighbour. Ask Holy Spirit to show you how you can connect with them and bless them this week.
5 Father to the fatherless, defender of widows — this is Yahuah, whose dwelling is holy.
6 Yahuah places the lonely in families; He sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. But He makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.Psalm 68:5-6 (NLT)
How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!Psalm 133:1 (NIV)
Be devoted to one another in love. Honour one another above yourselves.Romans 12:10 (NLT)
I Am all-encompassing.
Last year for many was a shocking disassembly of lives.
I see you!
Last year for many was the worst pain some have ever experienced.
I feel you!
Last year for many was full of uncertainty in where to go next.
I lead you!
In all of this I have been working.
I have been with you.
I have been reshuffling your values so you could come closer to Me. I Am a jealous God and I want all of you. I see everything all of the time. I do not miss a beat and I haven’t missed anything that pained you.
You will see this year how it was all for your good and My glory.
I am the beginning and the end. My faithfulness all year is a testament to My faithfulness for what is to come. Do not lose faith or hope for the future.
I Am behind you, with you, and in front of you. I was, I Am, and I Am still to come.
“I am the Alpha and the Omega—the beginning and the end,” says YAHUAH. “I am The One who is, who always was, and who is still to come—the Almighty One.”Revelation 1:8 (NLT)
You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head.Psalm 139:5 (NLT)
Abba! Father! I present myself to You giving all glory, honour and praise. I thank You for being my God of guidance, protection, strength and breakthroughs. I ask for forgiveness of all sin whether of thought, word or deed; seen or unseen; mental, physical or spiritual; and premeditated.
Today, I ask that I will walk in an overflow of Your glory. I exist daily and do not realise the things and people You have protected me from, but at this moment I acknowledge the ones I can remember, and give You thanks. I thank You for what You’ve done; You are doing; and what You intend to do. My Father, I thank You for being You and no matter what I do, as long as I remain within Your shelter, I will be okay. For nothing I do surprises You. You stand outside the realms of time and have seen me from my beginning to my end. My God, as I ponder on You, You amaze me over and over again. Wash over my soul, like never before. May the meditations of my heart and the words of my mouth be acceptable and provided by You. May we be one as I allow You to take control. Strip me of all that displeases You. Strengthen and make me what I ought to be. Equip me for todays tasks. My Father and my God, once again, I trust in You.
Then Moses said, “Please, show me Your glory!”Exodus 33:18 (AMP)
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You have anointed and refreshed my head with oil; My cup overflows.Psalm 23:5 (AMP)
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You [for forgiveness] in a time when You [are near and] may be found; Surely when the great waters [of trial and distressing times] overflow they will not reach [the spirit in] him.Psalm 32:6 (AMP)
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will remain secure and rest in the shadow of the Almighty [whose power no enemy can withstand].Psalm 91:1 (AMP)
For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope and overflow with confidence in His promises.Romans 15:4 (AMP)
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you will abound in hope and overflow with confidence in His promises.Romans 15:13 (AMP)
20 Now may the God of peace [Who is the Author and the Giver of peace], Who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood [that sealed, ratified] the everlasting agreement (covenant, testament),
21 Strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be and equip you with everything good that you may carry out His will; [while He Himself] works in you and accomplishes that which is pleasing in His sight, through Yeshua HaMashiach/Jesus Christ (the Messiah); to Whom be the glory forever and ever (to the ages of the ages).
Amen (So be it)Hebrews 13:20-21 (AMPC)
You’re invited to the fire of Yahuah. But come covered in the oil of His Presence, for oil is what feeds the fire.
Sit with Yahuah and learn His names.
Feast with Holy Spirit at the table He has prepared for you, even in the midst of your enemies. Praise the holy name of Yahusha, declaring it boldly over your life. Host His presence and dwell daily with Him. For it is in intimacy with Yahuah that the precious oil of His Presence is poured out over you. And that oil is what you need to feed Yahuah’s enduring fire in you.
Activation: Today, dwell in the words of Psalm 23. Let the words wash you and fill you with fresh oil.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflowsPsalm 23:5 (NIV)
The way of the warrior is not always easy. The path the warrior walks can be complicated and narrow. Yet, the reward for our obedience is great!
Our glorious Father would remind you today:
Shake off the dust and arise, My precious warriors!
I have fresh assignments for My people, but who is available?
This is the time to rise up, to embrace the mantle I have placed upon your shoulders, and to run with precision towards the target I have set before you.
You were made for such a time as this, so embrace the posture of a warrior and allow me to raise you up, positioning you strategically.
Activation: Declare over yourself today: I am a warrior!
Say this aloud as many times as necessary until you feel it settle in your spirit.
Next, read through Zechariah 10:5-12. Ask Holy Spirit to speak to you through these verses, revealing what he is doing in and through you right now.
5 They will be like mighty warriors in battle, trampling their enemies in the mud under their feet. Since Yah is with them as they fight, they will overthrow even the enemy’s horsemen.
6 “I will strengthen Judah and save Israel[a]; I will restore them because of My compassion. It will be as though I had never rejected them, for I am Yahuah, who will hear their cries
7 The people of Israel[b] will become like mighty warriors, and their hearts will be made happy as if by wine. Their children, too, will see it and be glad; their hearts will rejoice in Yah.
8 When I whistle to them, they will come running, for I have redeemed them. From the few who are left, they will grow as numerous as they were before.
9 Though I have scattered them like seeds among the nations, they will still remember Me in distant lands. They and their children will survive and return again to Israel.
10 I will bring them back from Egypt and gather them from Assyria. I will resettle them in Gilead and Lebanon until there is no more room for them all.
11 They will pass safely through the sea of distress,[c] for the waves of the sea will be held back,
and the waters of the Nile will dry up. The pride of Assyria will be crushed, and the rule of Egypt will end.
12 By My power[d] I will make My people strong, and by My authority they will go wherever they wish. I, Yah, have spoken!”Zechariah 10:5-12 (NLT)
[a] 10:6 Hebrew save the house of Joseph.
[b] 10:7 Hebrew of Ephraim.
[c] 10:11 Or the sea of Egypt, referring to the Red Sea.
[d] 10:12 Hebrew In the Lord.