What Happened to the Abundance?

Hello all. It is a rainy day here in Houston, Texas. Thank God for the rain. We truly need it.

I have been listening to a series from White Dove Fellowship Church in Harvey, LA, (pastor, Mike Mille (me lay)) dealing with being blessed conscious as Christians. The Bible has many, many promises for us as believers in Christ Jesus. Some say over 7,000 promises are for us in Scripture.

As I listened, and re-listened, to Mille’s sermons with titles such as “Be Blessed Conscious”, Do it Now”, “Let it Go Now” and “Significant”, I got to thinking about the abundance of life as a Christian, specifically the supernatural abundance. Christ says He came so that we might have life and have it abundantly.  Continue reading →

What If

Hello all. Today is a most beautiful day. It feels and looks like perfection! Yesterday morning was quite a rainy day in Houston. While I am thankful for the rain, traffic is, well, another story! Driving to work amidst the rain and the traffic, I listened to a song by Fred Hammond. Sadly, I don’t know the name of the song, but the chorus is “Jesus, I need you…don’t pass me by.”  It made me think, so I went to Scripture.

The song mirrors Luke 18: 35 – 39:  a blind man hears the crowd and asks the passersby what is going on. He is told that Jesus of Nazareth is passing by, and he begins to shout “Jesus, have mercy on me.” Others near tell him to be quiet and ‘rebuke’ his shouting, but he continues to cry out to Jesus.

I began to wonder what I would do if I heard Jesus was passing by. Continue reading →

A Selfish Prayer

1_john_5_14Father, I know you love me for it is not written that I am the righteousness of God in Christ; am I not your beloved child; your very special possession for have I not chosen you as my Lord and savior? Art thou not my salvation?

I know you are with me. I know you are for me. I know you abide in me. I know you are HE who sustains me. I know there is an appointed time for everything under the sun and in my life.

Father, you who have collected my tears; you who have counted the strands of hair on my head; you who knew me and formed me before the foundation of the earth – does not your word say there is no shame for those whose trust and hope is in you? Father your word says surely you will bless me. Your word says that you will increase me and my children more and more. Your word says that I am your special possession. Your word says ask and it shall be given unto you. This I declare unto me for that is what you have promised me and Lord, I am holding you to it.   Continue reading →

Healing

prayer for healingThis may be long for some of you, but I shall not apologize, for my spirit tells me that someone is in despair and is in need of healing. I pray that you may read this so that you may be healed according to God’s divine will for your life. If you feel that your healing is out of reach, I tell you this day – Expect a miracle! Pray and stand in His word. We serve a God who is able! Amen! If you have been healed by the grace of God, give your testimony so that others may grab hold to what He gives so freely!

The three main areas where we hurt are in finances, in love and in health. So I ask: Are you sick? Are you in financial despair? Are you brokenhearted? If you are need of healing in any of these areas, know that you have a God whose word is truth and whose promises are binding. Isaiah 55: 11  So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. I truly believe that if you pray in His word, God’s promise to us, as spoken in Isaiah 55: 11, will manifest itself in your life.  Continue reading →

Asking Of God‏

praying god's willMy son and I had a conversation the other day about for what he prayed. He is leaving for his second tour of Iraq on the 12th and he doesn’t want to go. He has a three month old baby girl and wife at home. I asked him for what did he pray, and he said God’s will. I asked him to remember that we must not only pray God’s will, but we must also ask of God what it is we want from Him in accordance with His will for our lives.

What is asking of God but prayer, and what is prayer but conversation with God? Prayer is an intimate, loving, honest and revealing talk with our Father. My father is gone, but I recall many a day sitting and talking with him about my wants, my desires, my frustration, hurts and joys. Do you ever laugh with God? He can be funny at times. Remember, He is real. He is alive. He sees us. He hears us. He loves us. Scripture says that the prayers of a righteous man availeth much. Ask someone whose Saviour is Jesus Christ to stand with you in prayer for when two or three are gathered together in His name [Jesus], He is in the midst and when you pray, what you bind, or loose on earth is also bound or loosed in heaven.  Continue reading →