Sunday, October 17, 2010

Obedience Always Brings Blessings

Time alone with God is simply amazing. There are no words to describe the feeling that abounds us when we find quiet time alone with God. As for me, it is as if all my worries and fears subside and I find a renewed strength that carries me from day-to-day without the burdens of yesterday!

Over the years, I've learned the key to success or abundant blessings are not always in the outcome, but in the trials and tribulations along the way. You see, without trials and tests your faith can never be tested or developed. Your faith cannot be embellished in God's favor and grace, nor can your strength be increased. You must learn to accept the bad with the good but understanding the key is to not settle. If you settle for the bad then that is all you will ever know and soon it will become your comfort. Understanding that God has a plan and that you are part of His plan is what will get you started. Knowing that God's plan for you is to not fail or suffer is when you will prevail!

"The Lord confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only He will release my feet from the snare." (Psalm 25:14-15)

I believe it is not a coincidence that God chose mountains to represent our problems, because they are huge; but if you start speaking words of faith to the mountains, in the authority of the living God and do not doubt, then the mountains will be moved! You do not just pray about your mountains you speak to them and command them to go! You have to command them to move! When you talk about something you magnify it, and make it worse; but when you talk to the problems you are commanding it to "get the behind me!"

My Today's Tip for my facebook account is: Don't focus on the size of the giant - but focus on the size of your God! Believe that He paid the price for your sin & guilt. Believe that He has washed you & made you clean. Have faith that He will reward you when you call on Him & it shall be done! I firmly believe that! I believe that if you have the "faith of a mustard seed" then nothing will be too big to overcome, even when you think it is impossible to climb that mountain.

Do not complain about what is not going your way! Do not grumble about what you believe is happening, change it by commanding the mountain to move and trust that God will give you the strength to move it! If you really want to be set free, and experience restoration, you've got to be in Him, because your healing comes in the Sabbath rest. Your healing comes in Christ Jesus.

Faith is what moves God & when you declare God's favor is when He will turn mountains into moe hills. My challenge to you is to start talking to your mountains and tell it to be removed!

There are times that God did not give me what I asked for...instead He gave me so much more! But only when I was obedient to Him. Often we have to simply know what a real blessing is! Otherwise, we will miss out on what he has in store for us and the rewards and blessings He has bestowed upon us. Obedience always brings blessings! Some of which are eternal blessings.

Truth is, some of the greatest blessings are going to be when we stand before Him. When we are obedient to God's calling, then we become a living vessel and blessing to others and to ourselves. Obedience always brings blessings chosen by God. He may chose to bless us through our obedience in a way we would not chose, but if we will put away our selfishness then we could see the blessings far above what they eyes could see. God blesses obedience if you will just walk down the path He has chosen for you. He will bless you in ways that are beyond our imagination!