Worrier to Warrior

For so many years my family has had reason to worry upon worry and to no fault of their own. They had tough decisions faced with failed marriages and relationships with men, children to feed, forgotten dreams of their own and probably even a little lost.

I think back on if I struggled with worry and the honest answer is no. I’ve always been confident and assured of my abilities. That’s of course before the enemy came in and took charge on an unsuspecting day. It was devastating. He left me groveling on the floor while I begged God, “What is my testimony?” My foundation in Christ was weak, and that’s the beginning of it. My weakness was not being in the Word daily. I had attended a Bible study and even blogged about my faith frequently while my daughter was growing up, but in the end, it didn’t sustain me. I fell apart and she entered kindergarten early. I was a mess and the enemy wasn’t satisfied with just wreaking havoc on my spiritual disposition, no he was content to dole out ample amounts of fear, disillusionment, suicidal thoughts, insomnia, depression and more. It was the darkest time I have ever experienced. It was hell on earth for me—not exaggerating in the least.

Satan and his demons are always looking for the weaker ones and it doesn’t matter if you have a church membership either.

How about you? Are you flirting with the world instead of meditating on His Word day and night? If you are, I caution you to take inventory and rearrange your priorities before it’s too late. Recently, I spoke during a prophetic audio how the enemy is circling some in the Body of Christ. Yes, that’s true.  "He is seeking whom He may devour." (1 Peter 5:8)  Are you his next meal? He’s just waiting for a way in. Will you give it to him or will you heed the voice of the Lord and return to the Lord, fully? My prayer is that you do. And in the process, God will transform you, like He did me. Now that I have returned to the Lord after my sifting, I am without compromise, committed to growing spiritually and encouraging the Brethren. I am a warrior for Christ! Where my feet land, I declare the Good News with power, authority, and dominion. Oh, and the devil…he’s under my feet!

Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you. Luke 10:19

Let’s not be caught off guard. Jesus is coming back for a church without spot or wrinkle!

Just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish. Ephesians 5:25-27


Why Have You Forsaken Me? {Warning!}

“You have forsaken Me,” says the LORD,
“You have gone backward.
Therefore I will stretch out My hand against you and destroy you;
I am weary of relenting!
Jeremiah 15:6 NKJV

“You have abandoned (rejected) Me,” says the LORD.
“You keep going backward.
Therefore I shall stretch out My hand against you and destroy you;
I am tired of delaying [your punishment]!
Jeremiah 15:6 AMP

The prophetic Word* as given to me, Rosemarie, His servant:

In the hour you know not of the thief will come to destroy. He will rob you of your little faith and leave you begging for mercy. He will destroy your family, finances and your future. Yet, you have decided to keep me in a box hidden away for only those {selective, chosen} to see, but in your quiet time you have done the unthinkable and have abandoned your teaching of the Gospel.
If I were standing in front of you, you would be convinced, but I tell you I have sent many with my truth to warn and lead you from the lies and still you have chosen to cling to pleasure. You have forsaken holiness and sound doctrine for a false teaching and your judgment is nigh. You have chosen to forsake the commandments to keep holy and separate. You have linked yourselves with the world and are now harlots. You have slept with the enemy and your due justice is nigh.
Why have you forsaken me? Why?
*find below an audio clip that continues God's message

I consider this to be a Word from the Lord and I publish it in obedience to the Spirit of God who instructs and guides me as He wills.

How many times will you pursue fame, fortune, and success and forsake the commandments? The Lord is asking questions. He’s also sending a warning.

If you’re on the fence, feeding on a soft gospel or false teaching, doing the unthinkable hiding in secret and showing only Jesus to those some of the time, God is aware and judgment is near.

Still, if you have breath left with your mind made up, return to the Lord before the thief is at your door. Don’t delay! This could be your last chance before it’s too late. God is asking that I do His bidding that you would not perish but have everlasting life. Run to the Lord!

The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. 2 Peter 3:9

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8

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The Lord bless and keep all those who are returning to Him this season. May they find refreshing waters and peace that surpasses all understanding in His care as they read the Word of God and grow in the knowledge of Christ. Being lovers of God rather than lovers of the world!

Study to shew thyself approved unto God.
2 Timothy 2:15a

Jesus the Good Shepherd
John 10
10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. 11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. 12 But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them. 13 The hireling flees because he is a hireling and does not care about the sheep.

Life Application Study Bible: A hireling (hired hand) tends the sheep for money, while the shepherd does it for love. The shepherd owns the sheep and is committed to them. Jesus is not merely doing a job; he is committed to love us and even lay down his life for us. False teachers and false prophets do not have this commitment.

Things to Avoid
James 4 AMP
4 You adulteresses [disloyal sinners—flirting with the world and breaking your vow to God]! Do you not know that being the world’s friend [that is, loving the things of the world] is being God’s enemy? So whoever chooses to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. 

Life Application Study Bible: There is nothing wrong with wanting a pleasurable life. God gives us good gifts that he wants us to enjoy (1:17; Ephesians 4:7;1 Timothy 4:4,5). But having friendship with the world involves seeking pleasure at others’ expense or at the expense of obeying God. Pleasure that keeps us from pleasing God is sinful; pleasure from God’s rich bounty is good.

We can be released of our self-centered desires by humbling ourselves before God, realizing that all we really need is his approval. When the Holy Spirit fills us, we see that this world’s seductive attractions are only cheap substitutes for what God has to offer.

The Rich Man and Lazarus
Luke 16
19 “There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day. 20 But there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, full of sores, who was laid at his gate, 21 desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table. Moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 So it was that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels to Abraham’s bosom. The rich man also died and was buried. 23 And being in torments in Hades, he lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

24 “Then he cried and said, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.’ 25 But Abraham said, ‘Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted and you are tormented. 26 And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, so that those who want to pass from here to you cannot, nor can those from there pass to us.’

27 “Then he said, ‘I beg you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father’s house, 28 for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, lest they also come to this place of torment.’ 29 Abraham said to him, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.’ 30 And he said, ‘No, father Abraham; but if one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.’ 31 But he said to him, ‘If they do not hear Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rise from the dead.’”

Additional Scripture References:
Exodus 15:26
1 Peter 5:5-11
Luke 8:18
Luke 22:31-32
Romans 3:1-8


The Word Is God

"All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16,17 NIV

"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16,17 NKJV

If you want to hear from God read the Word! I tell you, you can be in the presence of God and hear from Him directly. Stop searching online for a Word to fit your situation or the sign you may have thought was God. Stop! Read the Word of God—meditate on it night and day. He will speak to you. He is no respecter of persons. He will speak to you. If you honestly and sincerely search for Him with all your heart, He said He would be found. He is not a man that He should lie.

Stop signing up for every conference and prophetic meeting. Get in the Word of God and learn! He wants to teach you. There are treasures to be found in the Word of God and yet, you’ll settle for someone else to deliver it, when you could have given up your free time and hear for yourself. Stop buying books and dig deep in the greatest book ever that’s God-breathed -- the Holy Bible.

Why are you satisfied hearing news second hand?

 As a Woman of God, an ordained minister with spiritual gifts of the prophetic it seems unlikely that I would want to make public such a teaching, but I tell you it’s the Holy Spirit who is filling my mouth to teach the Church.

May you be changed and transformed by the Word of God!

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The Kingdom of God

There are many who believe and have received Jesus in their heart. Sadly, it's the end of their spiritual journey. No transformation. No discipleship. No seeking and searching through the scriptures. No signs and wonders that follow them.

The GOSPEL of the KINGDOM is what Jesus preached and it was manifested while He walked among us, and declared "Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father. And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in My name, I will do it." (John 14:12-14)

Life Application Study Bible states that "the disciples, working in the power of the Holy Spirit, would carry the gospel of God's kingdom out of Palestine and into the whole world."

The disciples in biblical times were empowered and endowed as they did also as Jesus taught them. So why aren't we? Why aren't more of us concerned about being a priest or prophet in our own homes rather than seeking a platform elsewhere? Ministry begins at home—they are your first converts. Amen! Everyone wants to be a leader and coach, but where are the Disciples of Christ who are transformed and taking by force what God has deemed His. Where are you? What's occupying your time other than Kingdom business?

A NOW Word from the Lord concerning the Kingdom of God.

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Read the RED letters, which are the sayings and teachings of Jesus.

"For the word of God is living and powerful,
and sharper than any two-edged sword,
piercing even to the division of soul and spirit,
and of joints and marrow,
and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." 
Hebrews 4:12 


God Speaks

There is a good amount of questioning about who can hear from God and how often. And I don’t have an answer for every question that flows from that topic, but what I do know is that when God speaks I am attentive to the still small voice in my spirit man that sounds very different than my own voice. He’s gentle but straightforward. Moreover, as my relationship deepens with the Lord, I hear Him more often with answers. Now it comes to mind as I write that in my own personal circumstances I don’t hear Him in my spirit as much as the Word of God seems to be readily available as if it’s waiting in queue for pickup. It’s in an instant and without prompting. However, in this season with a division in the Church over Bible Truth, brother against brother over differences of opinions, and our culture changing rapidly with a voice that’s neither unified or respectful I am asking God the hard questions and He’s answering swiftly.

I wrote God Remains Faithful in November after the general election voting Donald J. Trump and how I held back, but never shared the context of what God had spoken on July 29, 2016. It’s time.
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