Shout for joy to God, all the earth! Sing the glory of his name; make his praise glorious. Say to God, "How awesome are your deeds!" Psalm 66:1–3 NIV As we take time to sing, worship the Lord, sing in the Spirit and shout for joy, we will be drawn closer to the Lord. There is a special anointing and power of the Lord in worshiping, praising and joy. This will continue to increase as we press in and don't give up. It will also help us if we recount the good things the Lord has done for us. It is important to stay encouraged and to encourage others. Stay in a place of prayer, reading the Bible and worshiping the Lord. The joy of the Lord is your strength!
The Lord is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life - of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 NIV The Lord is bringing His guidance and breaking off fear. This is a time in which the Lord is renewing our strength and bringing protection and encouragement to us. There is new authority and angels from the Lord are continuing to increase. The Lord is contending for us and battling right now. Rest assured, the Lord has our best interest at heart, no matter how things might look or feel. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation. I will sing the Lord's praise, for he has been good to me. Psalm 13:5-6 NIV Prayer: We thank You, Lord, for Your unfailing love! We praise You and sing to You for Your goodness. For surely, You have been good to us! As we continue to worship the Lord with joy and singing, and focus on the good things He has done, He will open up greater understanding.
The Lord is doing a deep work and healing us to prepare us for what is ahead. But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.Psalms 33:18 NIV The Lord is watching over us and He's removing the things that are holding us back from getting our breakthrough. We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. Psalms 33:20 NIV We have been in a time of transition and waiting on the Lord. He has been bringing deeper healing and is shielding us by his Holy Spirit. There are warring and helper angels around us and being assigned daily.
Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV The Lord is going to bring us into a new time of change for our situations and bring a new desire to pray. One major key to this is to take time to be encouraged and rejoice, even in tough times. I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 NIV
This weekend, we are celebrating Resurrection Sunday, also known as Easter. The Lord is continuing to move with breakthrough anointing, healing, angels, new hope and joy. Throughout the month and beyond, the Lord will continue to reveal His plans and purposes for us. There are new angels being released to help us during this time of transition. It is time to celebrate as the Lord is turning our weeping and mourning into joy and dancing. Wait on the Lord, and stay in a place of encouragement, worship and joy. And don't give up. Be strong and courageous and encourage others around you. This is a time of transition, and breakthrough is here.
This month, the Lord is "breaking us out" and bringing new hope. He is bringing us greater joy, peace and understanding. Then young women will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow. Jeremiah 31:13 NIV The Lord is continuing to remove any sorrow and replace it with gladness. He is lifting us out of the dry season and bringing new and greater blessings. Continue to pray and press into the Lord for revelation and greater understanding. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV This is a time for us all to move forward and lean not on our own understanding. As you take steps and don't look back, the Lord will make your paths straight.
The Lord is releasing new things and bringing you into a time of joy and refreshment! See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 NIV I don't know about you, but I sure need a time of change and a shot of joy from the Lord. It is here and available right now! The Lord is releasing us from the dry times of the wilderness and bringing a new time of refreshment and joy. Also, the Lord is going to jumpstart your ability to hear Him and bring new strategies, plans and ideas.
The Lord is making a new way for us. Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV The Lord is bringing us out of a wilderness time. He is going to bring new understanding so that we can perceive what He's doing. A few keys: do not dwell on the past. The Lord is creating new ways of doing things that will break us out of the patterns and attacks that have been holding us back. There will also be a new flow of the Holy Spirit. Refreshment, joy, having fun, laughing, and dancing are keys to break free.
It's time to boost your trust. Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me, O Lord God of truth. (Psalm 31:5 NKJV) It's time for you to step out of the boat, trust the Lord with all your heart and commit your spirit and time to prayer and understanding. Ask the Lord (the Spirit of Truth) to reveal the solutions you need. Your breakthrough is here, although it might look a little different than what you thought.You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give you thanks forever! (Psalm 30:11-12 NLT) Joy is returning, but you might need to take it by force and do things opposite of the attack coming against you.