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There are three kinds of grace that operate in the life of every believer—saving grace, sanctifying grace and serving grace. All three come from God and are essential for the Christian life and for end-time service in the kingdom of God. Saving grace comes to you when you first hear the gospel and believe on the Lord Jesus Christ by faith. In Ephesians 2 and verse 8, the apostle Paul writes: "For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God…."
As I drove home from church yesterday, Michael W Smith sang "I lift my eyes...I look to the horizon now." At that exact moment my eyes met the word "horizon" printed on the back of the truck in front of me. I felt God pressing me to seek Him more about this word. In my quiet time the next morning, I asked Him to reveal more to me about horizons and did a little digging. "The horizon or skyline is the apparent line that separates earth from sky, the line that divides all visible directions into two categories: those that intersect the Earth's surface, and those that do not." (Wikipedia)
Hebrews 1:7 "Of the angels He says, 'He makes His angels spirits, and His servants a flame of fire.'" Did you know that you have the ability to create an atmosphere around you?  Through your praise and worship to God – vocalizing your thanksgiving and adoration to the Lord you create the atmosphere of heaven. In heaven there is a continual flow of praise to God going on at all times. When you begin to enter into that realm of worship you are drawing heaven to earth. Once I had a dream where the Lord showed me that our vocalized worship is much more powerful than all the decrees, prayers and other activities that we can engage in because it draws the angels of God. The angels of God are also engaged in worship continually. This is the atmosphere that ignites and empowers them to aid the saints here on earth – to give breakthrough and help to us.
So often in life we strive and are so consumed with figuring God out that our urgency and anxiety actually causes us to miss him. For example over the years I have spent many quiet times in the mornings doing anything and everything but being quiet. During these times my prayers have been noble and centered on the usual requests for things and ways in which I wanted God to show up and show me, yet all I heard was silence. For some years now I have chosen to spend more of my time silent. You see, remaining quiet has helped me to center myself and be present and most importantly aware of what he wants to do with and in me on any given moment. It has helped me to relax my perspective and shift my attention to begin to understand which is the language that God uses most of the time he speaks to us.
The Lord spoke to me recently that He is uncovering the "hiding places" of the enemy. I had a vision and I saw Jesus moving into different areas in the lives of believers and different circumstances and He was carrying a torch and shining the light on those areas and suddenly the enemy was being exposed. As He held the torch I heard two Scriptures: "But when the truth-giving Spirit comes, he will unveil the reality of every truth within you. He won't speak His own message, but only what He hears from the Father, and He will reveal prophetically to you what is to come." - John 16:13 (The Passion Translation) "Your Word is a lamp for my feet and a light on my path." - Psalm 119:105 (Christian Standard Bible)
The word "agent" is defined as "a person who acts on behalf of another person or group" and "a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect" (such as an agent of change). There are agents representing two different kingdoms at work in this world. Whether we realize it or not, there is constant conflict between the kingdom of God and Satan's kingdom, and we are caught in the middle. We may not see the actual spiritual forces battling and competing for the lives of people, but we can see the results. And it is becoming more and more apparent that the forces of evil are controlling more and more people who are yielding to darkness. Those of us in the light are standing out more and more also, as the darkness grows greater, our light, the light of Christ glows as a beacon.
Procrastination is something that we all deal with from time to time.  Some may deal with it more than others.  For some it may be almost a way of life where others may only deal with it periodically.  Either way, procrastination can hold up our progress and delay success.  So, how do we shift from procrastination to acceleration?  It starts by understanding the meaning behind these two words as well as the root of what causes procrastination.  Once we know that, we can develop a plan for our own lives that moves us from a mode of procrastination to a mode of acceleration.
A word brought forth to encourage God's people. Just know that I love you when you come under attack from the enemy know that I take what the enemy is doing against you and turning it around for your good for you know that nothing can harm you or separate you from My love. If you are one with Me and you are hidden within Me, the enemy cannot harm the most precious thing that you have and that is your relationship with Me.  That is the highest commodity that you have, the thing that is most important and valuable to you.
The Lord says I am calling the men and the woman who are mature in their faith to teach, nurture and be mentors to the younger ones. I am calling those of you who know Me, know My ways and have submitted your lives to the call. I am calling those of you to train, encourage and support those who are still on milk. I am looking for those of you who have been delivered from the strongholds of the enemy to strengthen the younger ones of the next generations. Those of you who understand the battle and are ready to serve on the front lines will be strong and do great exploits.
I am here to tell you today that the tables have turned in the seemingly impossible situation that you face right now. The trap that the enemy built to destroy you will be the exact same gallows that God uses to destroy the enemy on your behalf. God is about to humiliate the enemy using the exact situation that the enemy was trying to destroy you with. Even more than that, God is making a display of your blessing as He works all things together for good in your life.



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