Prophesy & Pray

Derron E. Short writes on Twitter:
I wanted to grow up and be a ninja but #God wanted me to grow up in the spirit and teach His word...His plan is better!

My reply on Twitter:
I wanted to grow up and be an airline stewardess, but God...He chose me to prophesy and pray.

God has been faithful in increasing prophecies and prayer concerning the ministry He has entrusted to me, and how humble I am to witness His handiwork in the earth. I have no legacy to lay claim to. I have no Christian roots that are steeped in Bible study or prayer warriors in my family tree, that I know of. Yet, God chose me in my mother's womb to be His, and to be set apart to labor in His Kingdom.

I heard in the depth of my spirit recently, "I was created in my mother's womb, a prophetess unto the nations to speak and set the captive free." This is not unfamiliar nor is it baffling as I know this from the bible, but why was I reciting it over myself repeatedly just before bedtime? Though my heart and head couldn't agree I did it anyway, as the Spirit gave me utterance. I realize I was decreeing a thing in the spirit through prayer, and thereby, giving way to the manifestation in the natural. Time will eventually catch up with truth. Amen!

"For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ." Galatians 1:12

Here are two unrehearsed unscripted voice recordings from this year (2016):

You Stand With An ARMY of ONE January 22
GOD Was There ALL ALONG May 6

More has been added check here.

On April 15, God's spirit poured out His heart concerning pastors that I wasn't as eager to share, until now, but still with some reluctance because of unforeseeable backlash from Christians or perhaps pastors. The seven sentences are power-packed and have a clear message for those pastoring in the shadows of sin in idolatry and perhaps a warning for others. Like the Bible, we must heed the Father's instructions through prophesy when He speaks to us.

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

The Word of the Lord came to me (Rosemarie), "Pastors have leveraged my name into every arena to make a profit. They have forgotten how they started and the condition of their heart with purity for ministry. They are far from me. I'm ashamed in how they are pilfering in the name of the Gospel for gain of money, wealth and prestige. It makes me angry that they continue when my people are without and yet they have plenty. I am coming back with a vengeance because of what they have stolen from me. I am a God of justice."

Ezekiel 34:1-10 Prophecy against the Shepherds of Israel

“Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel. Prophesy and say to them, the [spiritual] shepherds, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Woe (judgment is coming) to the [spiritual] shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock? Ezekiel 34:2

Like those who walked before me on the ancient paths I am reminded of Jonah. I must be careful with the treasures of revelation for others or about others. It's a struggle not to judge or criticize, which may sway my reason to find compassion and see the possibility of second chances when it looks bleak. On the other hand, I can't run from God or His presence either with a chance to get swallowed up in who knows what to find that my allegiance is to Christ and Christ alone. And when the going gets tough I must not easily give up with statements that request my end.

Giving encouragement and God's Word that is life-giving come easy to me as the Spirit stirs my heart in prayer. However, the prophetic I have found has a weighty cost. It's a solo gig for God, and for the most part the supporters are few and far between. More recently, the bemoaning of others towards me was surprising. In spite of that, I discovered that God put His super on my natural ability and I had become thick-skinned. Instead of internalizing and adding to other life disappointments I am able to disconnect, pray and move on unscathed.

If you're asking yourself if I am cursed or blessed the answer is not that simple. I consider the gift of the prophetic a gift, and whether I receive gifts from the Father at birth or along the way on my faith journey I am to nurture and guard them. I am to consider the cost, but realize the One whom I serve is able to give me all sufficiency in all I am called and chosen to be and do. I believe that I am blessed for the opportunity to labor in what He's building and to find that which He is seeking. It's my heart's desire to serve and love Him, and in all of this I am BLESSED!

Jeremiah 17:5-8

Thus says the Lord:

“Cursed is the man who trusts in man
And makes flesh his strength,
Whose heart departs from the Lord.
For he shall be like a shrub in the desert,
And shall not see when good comes,
But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness,
In a salt land which is not inhabited.

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,
And whose hope is the Lord.
For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters,
Which spreads out its roots by the river,
And will not fear when heat comes;
But its leaf will be green,
And will not be anxious in the year of drought,
Nor will cease from yielding fruit.

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