Published on Jan 29, 2019
Does anybody feel The Fire? We need to BIND the spirits of depression and suicide, Brothers and Sisters because a lot of people are feeling down and out! There’s a purge going on! Only the strong will survive. How much do we love The Lord? How deeply rooted in Him are we? Times are going to get harder for Believers. Expect to be tested. We aren’t supposed to lay down and die in the wilderness! You’re sooo close to your Promised Land! We must press in and fasten our seatbelts! REFUSE to listen and believe the lies of the accuser when he comes to assault the character of your loved ones, your own identity, and even the very character of God!
You CANT have our callings and destinies, Satan!
🎶Leaves are falling all around
It’s time I was on my way
Thanks to you I’m much obliged
For such a pleasant stay
But now it’s time for me to go
The autumn moon lights my way
For now I smell the rain
And with it pain
And it’s headed my way
Ah, sometimes I grow so tired
But I know I’ve got one thing I got to do
This week I have been listening to Robert Plant’s Band of Joy. The golden rock god burrows deeper into gothic American roots music. Trading in T-Bone Burnett and Alison Krauss for Buddy Miller and Patty Griffin, thereby finding the only sound that matters. My favorite track is Angel Dance and a new rendition of Ramble On. This album has brought me much Joy this week. Who doesn’t want Joy in their life? Isaiah 55:12 says, “You shall go out with joy and be led forth with peace.” The word “led forth” in Hebrew, is “yabal.” Yabal also means to “flow”, like a river flows. YeHoVaH/God’s Spirit is likened to water that flows. So, when you’re living in His Spirit and being led by Him, you’re going to flow. Is your life characterized by flowing or is it being driven, pressed, and compelled by all the things that are happening around you? Are you rushing and running but not being led? If you’re not being led, then you’re not going to flow. Anger, jealousy, fear, and depression have no flow. A life that’s driven, forced, and pushed has no flow because it’s not led. But if you’re led by YeHoVaH/God, you have the quality of flowing. Love, faith, mercy, kindness, Joy, and peace flow. That’s how you are to go through life, flowing in His Spirit. Don’t be driven, but instead be led and be Joyful. For when you are led by His Spirit, your life will flow like a river. Then you shall go out with Joy and be led forth with peace. Amen?
There comes a time
Got no patience to search
For peace of mind
Want to take it slow
No more hiding or
Disguising truths I’ve sold
Everyday it’s something
Hits me all so cold
Find me sittin’ by myself
No excuses, then I know🎶
This song came out in 1994, I was at the hight of my alcohol and drug use. “No Excuses” off of Alice In Chains album Jar of Flies was written by Jerry Cantrell for Layne Staley about his drug use. As I listened to this Alice In Chains song again today, I can see it being more universal than that. I think everyone has a time in their life that they just don’t have the motivation and patience to deal with others. Even family and friends. Depression and addiction is a B#tch. But if you tell people “I’m depressed” most won’t understand. They’ll take it as just an excuse to get out of doing something, or an excuse to isolate, or an excuse to get drunk and high. I think the lyrics definitely seem to fit Layne’s attitude towards the last years of his life. He knew he was depressed and a drug addict. He knew he was throwing his talent away. He didn’t want to lie and give some bullcrap excuse for his bad behavior. He, unlike most people in that position, was honest. There was “No Excuses”, so he didn’t give any. In many many ways I was just like Layne in my old life in this fallen world. The difference is I didn’t die in my depression and addiction. Today thanks to YeHoVaH/God, I’m sober, strong in my faith and even writing a book (hope to have it out soon friends) YeHoVaH/God is calling me to make an impact with my book and He has provided me the means to fulfill that calling. Even Moses didn’t feel he was qualified to do what YeHoVaH/God had called him to do. All Moses could see was his own unworthiness. To YeHoVaH/God there are “No Excuses” for not fulfilling the calling that He has put on our lives. When He calls us we can say, “I’m not ready, I’m not worthy, I can’t do it, and so on. But listen, there are “No Excuses” that matter to YeHoVaH/God. When He gives us a calling in our lives, He already has a plan for us to fulfill that calling. The only thing that holds us back is US! Facebook friends, if your fighting addiction, depression, illness or a whole host of reasons your not fulfilling your calling and making an impact. Please remember, if you have given your heart to YeHoVaH/God through Yeshua/Jesus, there are “No Excuses.” You have been given everything you need to make an impact. All you have to do is step out in faith and do it. Have you given your heart to YeHoVaH/God through Yeshua/Jesus ? Have you accepted Him as you savior and accepted His forgiveness of your sins? If the answer is yes, then make an impact for the Kingdom. If your answer is no, then give Him your heart today and join those who are making a positive impact on our world. Amen?
“The Battle For Your Mind And The Things That Hurt You” by Marcus Rogers
Glory to God for this amazing Holy Spirit led teaching. Be blessed today in The Name of Yeshua! Whatever you may be going through, hold fast!
This message is for everyone! It will really bless you and challenge your perspective ♥
As human beings we weren’t created to be alone. We were created to Fellowship with God and with other people.
This morning I listened to a song that stirred up emotions and pain of heartaches in the past. I thought I’d write about it this morning…
I was a very lonely teenager. I was a very brokenhearted girl.
All I ever wanted was to be accepted and loved.
That’s all I ever wanted as an infant and a small child.
The LORD has revealed so much to me this year that answers so many questions.
The pain I’ve been dealing with for years is now being dealt with by The Holy Spirit.
I was cursed and as a result of it I experienced rejection over and over for 32 years.
I am 33 now and so very blessed.
I’m dealing with the pain today.
I feel it everyday in my body and in my soul during this season of inner healing.
I wound up trapped in an abusive marriage that God never intended for me to be in.
I tried to leave my ex-husband many times but I could never get away. It wasn’t until this year when God Himself intervened that I was able to break free from that unholy marriage and so much more.
Who hasn’t ever been lonely or felt rejected?
Throughout the years, my break-up style was to throw away everything that had anything to do with the boyfriend that had dumped me (usually they broke up with me) the night of the break up so I could wake up and not feel as bad the next day.
Here I am in high school. The chained woman in my artwork is actually part of my soul. I had no idea that I was in such bondage in the very depths of my being.
Thanks be unto GOD for His Unspeakable Gift! Yeshua saved me. I didn’t know all of this was even real and I never would have known it applied to me had He not revealed it by The Holy Spirit.
My whole life I’d try extra hard to make the boy/man love me in every relationship and EVERY time, even in the abusive marriage I was in for 9 years, they’d let me down.
I would be THE ONE buying THEM gifts. It’s like I was selling myself.
Every woman wants to be adored! Every woman wants a man to BUY HER gifts!
Who doesn’t wanna feel special? I never did.
Yep. I have been burning bridges for years… and it’s tiresome.
Yeshua said He’d carry all of this…
Matthew 11:28-30 King James Version (KJV)
28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light
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Yeshua/Jesus died on the Cross for ALL of us for ALL sins.
He offers His PERFECT REST for ALL of mankind!
No matter who you are or what you’re dealing with, you too can find REST for YOUR SOUL today!
The same Cross that covers lying and adultery covers homosexuality as well.
We are all loved by God. He is NO respecter of persons.
The LORD is ministering to my very soul everyday. He’s showing me that He ALONE is God! He is ALL I need! Anybody else in my life can only compliment what He is doing. Nobody ELSE and NOTHING else can COMPLETE me. ONLY GOD can complete any of us.
Brother Marcus Rogers does an amazing job of explaining this concept in his book Through The Fire to Be On Fire.
I have just begun reading Brother Marcus’ Testimony in his book from Amazon and I, like many others, am being so blessed by it! Check it out here and get your own copy. Support Brother Marcus as he’s doing amazing things for The LORD!
ALL women must know that their worth is ONLY in The CROSS.
It doesn’t matter how many people have broken your heart.
Our identity can only be rooted in THE CROSS and what GOD did for us!
Our worth as women or as human beings is ONLY determined by The CROSS!
No matter how many may have broken up with you and no matter how many times you have been rejected… God LOVES you and has a plan for YOUR life! ♥
As you read this, I pray The Lord God Almighty blesses you one hundredfold.
Have an awesome day! God bless 🙂
“Dr. Feelgood” is a song by the American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. It was released in 1989 as the lead single from their fifth studio album of the same name. “Dr. Feelgood” is Mötley Crüe’s only Gold single in the U.S. In 2009, it was ranked the 15th greatest hard rock song of all time by VH1.
“Let him soothe your soul, just take his hand
Some people call him an evil man
Let him introduce himself real good
He’s the only one they call “Feelgood”
Here is a song about a drug dealer peddling his wares to all who will seek him out. It’s a song about a person who peddles in other peoples misery. Jimmy in the song could be anyone. He may be someone in particular, but he may just be generic to all drug dealers, as they all work to the same ends. The line “Let him soothe your soul, just take his hand” What exactly is soul soothing? For the weary and burdened, soul soothing is when you get rest, not just from work but a shelter from life. Soothed in heart as well as body. For many this is what is achieved on a spa weekend where they get pampered up to the nines. We are all looking for it in one way or another. For the man or woman suffering from depression “Soul Soothing” is but a dream that has not been realised. For the man or woman that needs companionship and some one to listen “Soul Soothing” will be just that. For the overworked mother or father bringing up a family “Soul Soothing” may be time to themselves so that they can chill and unwind. Yeshua/Jesus in his day recognised the stresses and strains upon the people He lived amongst. He recognised the oppression that the people of Israel were under and He offered something precious in Matthew 11. One of the my favorite passages in the New Testament is Matthew 11:28-30. In it the Yeshua/Jesus summarizes the invitation to discipleship that characterised His earthly ministry. In this passage He was addressing the people of Israel who were burdened and weighed down with the externalism and the legal do’s and donts of the Pharisees, and with the consequences, the guilt, frustration, and dissatisfaction that always goes along with takkanot . It is in the midst of this setting that the He makes a very gracious invitation to all who would want to experience the relief, joy, and the blessings of His life through a relationship with Him. This is an invitation aimed at all, at the curious and at the convinced to bring them to a place of a deeper level of commitment in which they are to take His yoke and learn from Him as committed disciples! Amen? “Soul Soothing” is offered in this wonderful passage from Matthew 11. Yeshua/Jesus offers a rest and a “soul soothing” that means us being partners with him in life. We may still face much of what would have faced alone but we now face it in relationship with Him. “Rest for your Souls” might at time be so far away from your grasp but it is a offer that many including myself have found the value in it. Mötley Crüe sang about drugs in the 1980’s and even Nikki Sixx in time would see that they were not to be trusted for “Soul Soothing”. Facebook friends, my prayer for you this week would be that if you are weighed down with the burdens of life, you may encounter the invitation of Yeshua/Jesus, not in a dry and dusty book but, that those WORDS in that dusty Bible on your shelf would come alive to you in a wonderful way and that you would experience all that He has to offer in them. Amen? https://youtu.be/izjvvUrknRY
Child of God, if you feel you’re at the end of your rope, ask The Lord to tie a knot. If you’re torn apart and overflowing with tears, look in the mirror. You’re alive and still here. God saw you through countless other nights that you despised. God is ALL you need. GOD has to be ALL you need.
NOBODY ELSE can save you! NOBODY else WILL save you! NOBODY CAN complete you.
Like Brother Marcus Rogers is preaching, your mate should compliment you.
Nobody and nothing else can have that Sacred place in your heart. That’s for God. There’s places for others, but He is our TRUE and ONLY Rock and our first Love! The Son Of God is our Everything!
Revelation 2:4 “Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.”
Hold onto The Lord tonight and every night.
He’s the only one that will ALWAYS be there.
He said He’d never leave us nor forsake us. He means it.
Jesus/Yeshua is The only MAN (The God Man) that will Forever catch EVERY tear you EVER cry.
Don’t set your affections on the things of this world. We’re not here to stay anyways.
No matter how heavy your pain or even how dark the night, it’s temporary!
These light afflictions cannot compare to the glory that awaits us! Heaven is our Home!
Don’t look at what is seen! Be faith-driven, not fear driven. The Righteous are as bold as a lion.
Tonight He’s enough.
In every trial, Jesus/Yeshua is IT for us ❤️
Not just because He has to be or He should be.
He’s enough because we love Him.
He’s enough because He’s proven Himself Faithful and True! He holds the keys to death, Hell, and the grave and because of HIM and what He did for you, there is ABSOLUTE, Complete FREEDOM!
Nobody can love you like The Son Of God.
Hold onto Him.
He’s holding onto you.
He’s holding onto all of us far more than we’ll ever know this side of Heaven.
Amen. Rest well in The Lord, Precious Ones.
🎶We chase misprinted lies
We face the path of time
And yet I fight
And yet I fight
This battle all alone
No one to cry to
No place to call home🎶
I always thought Nutshell by Alice In Chains as Layne’s living suicide note. Beautiful vocals & some of the most tasteful and soulful guitar playing you’ll ever hear. The singer Layne Staley died from a mixture of heroin and cocaine, known as speedball. The death certificate reads Staley’s death resulted from “an acute intoxication due to the combined effects of opiate (heroin) and cocaine.” The autopsy concluded that Staley died on April 5, two weeks before his body was found, and the same day that fellow grunge pioneer Kurt Cobain died by suicide in 1994. Staley’s death was classified as “accidental.” When I heard Layne passed I felt, “Layne wore his soul on the outside. He was luminous … too tender for this world. He was an amazing musician, an inspiration, and a comfort to so many. He made great music and gifted it to the world.” Anyone can become addicted to anything. There are many addictions in life, eating, smoking, booze, sex, pornography, the stock market, gambling, tattoos, lying, stealing, gossiping, et cetera. Addiction has a very subtle nature about it, a deceptive element, overcoming the victim before one even realizes what has happened. The nature of addiction is that a person gets sucked in before they know it, entangled hopelessly in the web of a deadly Black Widow spider. That is the nature of sin and addiction, the more you try to escape and free yourself, the more entangled you become. This is why it is so critically important that a person be born again, having the Holy Spirit coming to live within them (Romans 8:9). The very second you trust upon Yeshua/Jesus, the only begotten Son of YeHoVaH/God, your sins are forgiven and the Holy Spirit comes to indwell your body. This is the only true and lasting hope for addicts. Believe me I’ve been there! Life is too short to allow sin to overcome and ruin one’s life. The way to avoid addiction is to be aware that it can easily happen if you’re not careful. Our sicko society places all sorts of temptations, evil influences, lusts, worldly music, and other harmful things in front of our youth, while never warning them of what can happen. You never hear warnings about the consequences of fornication, abortion, pornography, homosexuality, feminism, divorce, or other sins. Instead teens are handed condemns at government schools and Planned Herodhood is invited into each school. It’s insane! The safest way to prevent becoming addicted is to have the Biblical mindset of 1st Timothy 6:8, “And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.” Hasatan’s crowd can only tempt you if you desire something. YeHoVaH/God says to be satisfied with simply food and clothing. In all honesty, you don’t need all the electronic toys and gadgets, cellphones, internet, new car, et cetera. Those who live for materialistic things are some of the most miserable, mean, and angry people in the world. Death is right around the corner. You cannot take any of it with you. Only what’s done for Yeshua/Jesus will last. Certainly it is ok to own possessions and a nice home, car, whatever, but don’t ever prioritize money, career, or things above truth, doing what’s right, treating people as you want to be treated, and obeying YeHoVaH/God with a grateful heart. Facebook friends, the most important decision you’ll ever make is where you’re going to spend eternity after the resurrection. The decision is in fact yours alone to make. I’ve already made my choice. How about you?