Friday, June 16, 2017

God Is An Overflow God by Nina Keegan

 GOD IS THE GOD OF OVER FLOW! 
I was reading today in 2 Kings about the miracles that God allowed Elisha to perform… When Elisha was an apprentice to his predecessor Elijah… He learned all he could about the faithfulness of the Lord and about trusting him to do miraculous feat's in the face of adversity..
He was audacious in his asking to have a double portion
Of the spirit of Elijah and to become his successor when Elijah went to be with the Lord.
It was interesting that Elijah responded to him by saying that Elisha had asked for a difficult thing...

 " Even though Elijah had witnessed unfathomable miracles...
He deemed this request of Elisha to be a difficult thing..."


But sure enough the Lord had granted his request,
No matter how difficult, there is nothing the Lord cannot provide! 
Elisha had witnessed God do so many miracles through the hands of Elijah… And he was very audacious in his request, he didn't just want what Elijah had had spiritually, but he asked for God's exceeding abundance, he asked for a double portion!… What did he have to lose? Why not ask big and maybe get half  instead of asking too little and getting it all? It seems that God does not go backwards..
When he restores he multiplies… He multiplies to the overflow of the meeting of our needs.
When Elisha received his anointing, he began walking in the miracles of God's overflowing abundance...

It was God's anointing and God's miraculous power that allowed Elisha to perform the miracles that were on God's heart. 

When Elisha helped a poor widow woman in
2Kings 4:1-7,  it is evident to see how God is the God of overflow, of more than enough.

This widow woman's husband had served Elisha and now he had passed away and creditors had come to her house threatening to take away her sons as slaves for the payment owed by her husband. What was interesting is that Elisha said to her,

"What do you have in the house"? 
GOD USES WHAT WE HAVE..

Her response was that she had nothing at all except a small flask of olive oil...

 YES...God can always use what you have no matter how small it is, he is the God of multiplication, he is the God of overflow and of more than enough..

Elisha then said,"Go and borrow as many jars as you can from all of your neighbors and your friends,
He told her to go behind closed doors with her sons and pour the olive oil from her small simple flask into the jars setting each one aside as they were filled.

She was obedient... her faith allowed HER to perform the miracle...in the natural her mind was probably telling her that this made no sense... how could this tiny flask of oil not run out?

She did what she was told, her sons kept bringing jars to her, they were filled one after another, after another, and Soon, EVERY container was full to the brim!

When she called to her sons for another jar, they finally told her that there were no more and only then did the oil stop flowing from her flask!

"My friends, God's abundance only stops flowing when we have no capacity to contain it!"

I love this story of God's abundance, I love how he does require obedience on our part, faith, he could've just miraculously filled the jars… He could've required nothing on her part… But she was there and able to witness as were her sons, the goodness of the overflowing miraculous love of God.. They were partakers of a miracle at the hands our loving God!
Imagine her joy as each jar was being filled, I imagine every jaw had dropped in that room as they were witnessing a miracle unfolding in their own home…
 God was meeting their need, and he was using their faith to do it!

Not only was she able to pay off the debtors but she and her sons were able to live on all of the excess… God just doesn't meet our needs; but he exceeds our needs… He gives us all things pertaining to life and godliness… God just asks for obedience, for availability and for us to trust him!

Ask and keep on asking, knock and keep on knocking… Let God use you through your faith and obedience to bring forth your miracle!

God bless you all exceedingly abundantly!!

1Tim 1:14
Oh, how generous and gracious our Lord was! He filled me with the faith and love that come from Christ Jesus.

Eph 3:20
God will do exceedingly abundantly more than we can ask or think


Luke 6:38 - Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

Psalms 23:5 - Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

Psalms 65:11 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.

John 10:10 - The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have [it] more abundantly.

James 1:17 - Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Matthew 6:33 - But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Psalms 37:11 - But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Proverbs 3:10 - So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

Romans 15:13 - Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

FOLLOW PEACE by Nina Keegan

FOLLOW GOD'S PEACE.. God is always guiding us, every notion, every thought you ever have comes from one of two places... do not let your heart be hardened by not listening to your conscience… That still small voice( the Holy Spirit) that starts to bother you when you are off track! He is and always will be our voice of reason… His way will always be right even when we are kicking against the goads and our flesh wants to go in the exact opposite direction..
We must follow peace… PEACE that pure peace that surpasses all understanding ...God will make our way plain and simple… When we are right with God, when we are on the right track, we will know his sweetest and purest peace .....

When we are off-track there is NO peace… We are outside of the covering of the Lord… He steps back and lets us live out our free will… Disobedience has no peace!
Many times there is anxiety and a feeling of angst… And even through just self justification can we come up with a myriad of reasons to justify our wayward selves..
The flesh can come up with many reasons to justify disobedience.. The enemy knows the word, he is very slick and he can twist his words to fit our agendas… We must be so steadfast in our walk with Jesus that we are immovable, that we can immediately recognize
the carrot of the enemy being dangled in front of us… We must be vigilant and stand strong and again follow PEACE!

God always confirms his plan, spend time with the Lord and he will make the crooked places straight… We can make our plans but yes he's the one who orders our every step… Glory hallelujah we give God praise!

 God is our loving Father, God is never not with us trying to teach us and lead us. We should be ever mindful to obey and listen to him because that's where our peace and victory come from, When we obey the word and refuse to pay attention to what the world is offering… We can walk in the blessings of divine obedience.

Refusing to pay attention to God's commands invites punishment( self-inflicted) and threatens that peace and that righteousness that we have through him. It's  like we've stepped out of the covering and protection through our own free will and defiance.

The Scripture says in Isaiah 48:17
" I am the Lord your God who teaches you what is good for you and leads you along the path that you should follow! Oh that you had listened to my commands, then you would've had peace flowing like a gentle river and righteousness rolling over you like the waves of the sea."

After 40 years in captivity the Israelites were finally shouting with joy as they crossed the Red Sea, free from slavery at last!
40 whole years of wilderness before they finally got it... 
why were they so defiant..? What are you doing that has you repeatedly trekking  around the wilderness while staring at the locked gates to the promised land..?

What is holding you captive, what is your besetting sin! Be free! The Lord has redeemed his servants from slavery to sin. When you let God free you from your captivity, you will also be shouting with joy! There is nothing like the peace and the freedom of walking in victory from strongholds. You too can be free from any addiction, any besetting sin... you can be free from fear, anxiety, depression, you can be an overcomer through the blood of the lamb and the word of your testimony.

Many people continuously cry out for the need of comfort and security and relief from the turmoil and discomfort they are going through but they haven't taken the first step which is to turn away from their sin, .. go back to your first place of disobedience repent and be made right with God… Renounce your behaviors and ask for forgiveness… God is waiting on us…
God is not pushy, we have free will and we must call on his name and turn our lives over to him..SURRENDER!  We must repent and turn it ALL over to God and trust him to take over. If you want true peace, seek God first, he's the one who can help you change your situation, he's the one who can bring you freedom from the enemy's stronghold!

The scripture continues to say and Isaiah 48:20 ( paraphrase) Yet even now be free from your captivity! The Lord has redeemed his servants.. they were not thirsty when he led them to the desert, he divided the rock and water gushed out for them to drink, "but there is no peace for the wicked!" says the Lord...

Isaiah 49:8
This is what the Lord says: " at just the right time I will respond to you on the day of salvation I will help you I will protect you and give you to the people as my covenant with them."

 God will bring you into the light..
He will bring you into freedom for you will no longer hunger and thirst or be searching for all the things to fill the void that only God can fill through his love, peace and mercy!
 God loves you with an everlasting love, he has your name written on the palms of his hands!

All glory to God!
 He will never leave you or forsake you ...let God do the impossible in your life because that's where He starts!

Call on the name of JESUS NOW...and be saved! Let God rescue you and pluck you out of harms way and set you down on solid ground which is the rock… Jesus our rock and our redeemer! 

John 14:27  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
John 16:33 I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
John 20:19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”


Matthew 5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
Matthew 11:28-30  Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”



Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On the Mountain with Jesus by Nina Keegan

Psalm 3:4 
I cried out to the Lord,
and he answered me from his HOLY MOUNTAIN

WHAT HAPPENS ON THE MOUNTAINS..?
 I was reading today about the transfiguration on the mountain Matthew 9:2-12, I started realizing something about mountains and had a revelation from the Lord..
Jesus often took the disciples to either Mount Herman or Mount Tabor, a mountain was often associated with closeness to God and symbolized a readiness to receive his words. 

God had appeared to both Moses and Elijah on MOUNTAINS

Exodus 24:12-18 (NKJV)
12 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and be there; and I will give you tablets of stone, and the law and commandments which I have written, that you may teach them.”

1Kings 19:11
11 Then He said, (to Elijah)"Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.”

Coincidentally ,
Scripture talks about how MOUNTAINS CAN BE A SYMBOL FOR TRIALS..  and that they, through faith , prayer and declaration shall become level plains in our lives... yes mountains of adversity and strongholds can be cast into the sea if we have faith just the size of a tiny mustard seed! 

The Bible talks about how we should speak to our mountain and the mountain ( of adversity) shall be cast into the sea...

Rev 8:8
[ Second Trumpet: The Seas Struck ] Then thesecond angel sounded: And something like a great mountain burning with fire was throwninto the sea, and a third of the sea became blood.

Zec 4:7 Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.

Mark 11:23
"Truly I tell you, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in their heart but believes that what they say will happen, it will be done for them.

The revelation I had is this: mountains symbolize two very different things in the Bible

God brings us through our mountains (trials) that need to become level Plains... that is where we are drawn so incredibly close to God, that's where we can see God's hand revealed.. , that's where He can oftentimes meet us in the pit ... 

On the other hand, the mountain top... high and lifted up, that's when we are so close to God, that's when we can hear clearly from God.. perhaps it is just a great image, a visual where we can see ourselves closer to God on the mountain tops having meetings with him like Moses and Elijah and witnessing the miraculous, high and lifted up above the naysayers down below. 

 "Many times through our mountainous trials… We can meet God on His mountain of victory!"

 When we are on our proverbial mountain top, elevated in the authority we have in Christ and in the light of God's revelation.. we can meet God to level those negative mountains that pop up in our lives, the trials, the tribulation, the angst, the worry and fear... all of the mountains that come to steal, kill and destroy, the bait of satan
that tries to devour us!

When I go back to that scripture about the transfiguration of Jesus, He took only Peter, James and John and led them up this high mountain and they watched as miraculously Jesus's appearance was brilliantly transformed…
 There were 12 disciples, do you ever wonder why only these three men were selected? Perhaps they were the only ones ready to completely understand and accept the great truth ...they were in the inner circle, they were among the first to hear Jesus's call..they were present at certain healings where others were excluded...I believe they were READY… I believe God is waiting on us to be ready.. sold out, available and obedient!

Luke 8:51
When he arrived at the house of Jairus, he (Jesus)did not let anyone go in with him except Peter, John and James, and the child's father and mother.

The 3 had witnessed something amazing on the mountain of Transfiguration and were also told on the decent from the mountain, not to discuss what they had witnessed with anyone else… perhaps they were the only ones Jesus knew could handle such a miracle ...Jesus said this because they would not fully understand anything until Jesus had risen from the dead; only then would they realize that only through dying could Jesus show his victorious power over death and his complete authority to be King of kings,  Lord of lords… The disciples were not fully able to be powerful witnesses of God until they had grasped this as divine truth.

They did not have the Bible, they did not have God's revealed word, JESUS HAD NOT YET DIED AND RISEN..we have the scriptures that tell us about Jesus death and resurrection we have no excuse for unbelief.

We should never be afraid to confront evil (our mountains of adversity)  and to take our authority in Jesus on the mountain top! Jesus will always go with us, he will meet us on those mountain tops…we don't have to go on a search for Jesus like the disciples did.
We can meet Jesus high and lifted up on the mountain top closest to God… Where we can go when we are ready! What are you waiting for... go now.. lay down your fears, ask God to help your unbelief and meet him today..

I don't know about you but I want to be ready and willing for Jesus to lead me to the mountaintop and to receive great revelation of the mysteries of his divine will!

Eph 1:9
he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,

We give God all glory and praise!
" God we ask for great knowledge and understanding that we will be ready and willing… We praise you and thank you for your wisdom and guidance into all truth in Jesus name we pray!"

Faith Moving Mountains
Matthew 17:20

And He said to them, "Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this MOUNTAIN 'Move from here to there,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time forth and forever.

Psalm 11:1

In the LORD I take refuge; How can you say to my soul, "Flee as a bird to your mountain;

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born Or You gave birth to the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.
Isaiah 54:10

"For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, But My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, And My covenant of peace will not be shaken," Says the LORD who has compassion on you.

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Monday, May 29, 2017

No More Delays.. by Nina Keegan

NO MORE DELAYS! WE DECREE OUR VICTORIES TO COME FORTH ! 
What is delaying your breakthrough… Is there something holding you back, a destiny robber, a delayer of promises.. A hindering spirit?


Daniel 10:10-14New Living Translation (NLT)

10 Just then a hand touched me and lifted me, still trembling, to my hands and knees.11 And the man said to me, “Daniel, you are very precious to God, so listen carefully to what I have to say to you. Stand up, for I have been sent to you.” When he said this to me, I stood up, still trembling.
12 Then he said, “Don’t be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day you began to pray for understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your request has been heard in heaven. I have come in answer to your prayer. 13 But for twenty-one days the SPIRIT OF PRINCE, ( Delay) of the kingdom of Persia BLOCKED my way. 
Then Michael, one of the archangels,[b] came to help me, and I left him there with the spirit prince ( delay) of the kingdom of Persia.[c] 14 Now I am here to explain what will happen to your people in the future, for this vision concerns a time yet to come.”

My friends if you have been praying for something and you feel like your prayers have not been answered, it's time to start praying against the spirit of delay and for God to send angels to bind and hold back that spirit so that our prayers can answered...
Is that scripture not amazing? Such revelation…it says that Daniel's prayers were heard,...But the spirit prince(delay), was holding back and hindering his breakthrough… But then Archangel Michael was sent to bind that spirit so he could receive his breakthrough...!
I feel God is revealing new mysteries to us about how to pray.. God is faithful to his promises so he always lets us know what we need to know to receive our victory and so in the name of Jesus we declare that any pronouncement or decision causing delay in our lives and in our victories be overturned and overruled by the blood of Jesus in the courts of heaven! 

We decree right now that we have the full potential to overcome annihilate, paralyze and neutralize the spirit of delay by the blood of Jesus, and in the name of Jesus and by the power of the Holy Spirit!

We pray right now in the name of Jesus that our lives will move forward, no more delays, no more limitations,and that we will rule and reign in life over the spirit of delay!
 I thank you Father that we are now restored from all things that have been stolen from our lives through delay, we come right now into an agreement that all spirits of distraction and interruption will be halted from our lives and cease to exist.
We thank you that every stronghold be pulled down, that all curses causing delay be annihilated, that any negative words ever spoken over us that have paralyzed our victory be neutralized by the work of the cross in Jesus name!

We thank you Father that you would send angels on command as we pray to guide us to victory and to fight off and to hold back that spirit of delay! We ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom, revelation, counsel and supernatural understanding!
 We praise you God that you would open our spiritual eyes to see and our spiritual ears to hear.. we ask the Holy Spirit to help us discover and discern any workings of the spirit of delay operating in our lives and in the lives of our loved ones.
Restore any area of our lives concerning promises, prayers answered, godly desires and plans, hopes and destinies; and that we would have spiritual mental, social, and financial maturity and wisdom to be over comers in Jesus name.

We ask for breakthrough angels and restoration angels to work on our behalf. Make our paths clear and align us in proper balance through the knowledge of your love for us...
We bind any opened doorways that we might have given the spirit of delay an opportunity through fear, complaining, prayerlessness,sin, temptation, desire to give up, frustration, anxiousness, depression and unbelief!

You said Father that in an acceptable time you have heard us and you said Lord God that you will bring us victory on every side, that your grace is sufficient for us and that our strength is made perfect in weakness ..let the power of Christ rest on each one of us!

We thank you Father that in your strong nail scarred hands we place what the enemy meant for harm and we know there, in that place, in your grip, it can only be made good!
We love you and praise you in Jesus name… We give you all glory, holy holy holy, Lord God Almighty who was, and is, and is to come!
Thank you Father that you would expedite our victories and redeem the time and restore to each and every one of us everything that is been held up and delayed!
In Jesus holy name again we pray!

1 Thessalonians 2:18King James Version (KJV)

18 Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul, once and again; but Satan hindered us.

Hebrews 10:36-39New King James Version (NKJV)

36 For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise:
37 “For yet a little while,
And He  who is coming will come and will not tarry.
38 Now the just shall live by faith;
But if anyone draws back,
My soul has no pleasure in him.”
39 But we are not of those who draw back to perdition, but of those who believe to the saving of the soul.

“Let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily hinders our progress ...” (Hebrews 12:1b NLT)
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Saturday, May 27, 2017

GODS WORD HAS STAYING POWER .. By Nina Keegan

God calls you what you are WAY BEFORE it happens... people will call you what you are after it happens…good or bad, true or untrue.. many times people's words " I told you so's" and declarations over our lives have STINGING POWER...many times we believe these lies in our lives and our lives begins to take on the meaning of the negative words we have believed including the negative words we have declared about ourselves...God's words have STAYING POWER! His words are lasting and true and have the power to overcome any negativity that's ever been spoken over us… But how many of us believe what the enemy is laying down over what the word of God says about our lives...?

STINGING POWER OR STAYING POWER..!
 
God called Abraham the father of many nations... long, oh so LONG BEFORE it would ever happen, yet God spoke it.. so it happened! It made no sense what's so ever, that Abraham and Sarah, an elderly couple well beyond child bearing years would ever see God's words come to pass... How would He have one child let alone become the father of Nations? Even so... they still had to wait.. They had to wait for God's perfect timing…The kairos  timing of God is perfect.. He must prepare so many things behind the scenes that we will never even know about in order for God's vision to come to pass in our lives… But if GOD said it, He will do it ..make no doubt about it… God doesn't make mistakes! 
David was called to be a future King when he was just a mere shepherd boy..he wasn't even in the lineup of Jesses's  sons. They didn't even call him in the house to have a chance at consideration... and yet God knew exactly where he was…… no one could stop or lock out of the house what God had ordained for David ...And God knows where you are and he knows who has left you out of the lineup and who has deemed you unworthy!
David was Considered, simple, small and unworthy by his own father… Yet nothing could stop God's call on his life… God qualified him because David had a heart for God… And that gave God a springboard of faith from which He could do a mighty work... God needs obedience and God needs availability...then the sky is the limit in what God can accomplish with your life! God calls you blessed, successful, prosperous, highly focused, fearfully and wonderfully made, loved, qualified, skilled, righteous in him, worthy, and highly favored, healthy, and  talented .. 

He spoke these words ahead of time.. 

The list of who you are in Christ goes on and on… God called us these things before we were even born, He knit us together in our mothers wombs  for a purpose that only He knows… We are each unique in our call… You have talents and gifts that no one else does! No matter what negative things have been spoken over your life.. no matter who set limits and built the box of limitations that encapsulates you... GOD'S WORD IS THE ONLY TRUTH! What He says about you is the truth for your life… And there is a plan for your life that no one can steal unless you believe the lies the enemy has laid before You...
It's time to abandon every," you will never amount to anything"… "You're not qualified, you're not smart enough, good enough, pretty enough, talented enough... " lies !!!  Bury those lies in the sea of the abyss and cast them away through your authority in Jesus… Go back to what the word says about you… The words God penned with such love before you ever lived a single day… Just like the words that were spoken over and over again in the Bible over Abraham, Joseph, David, and many others… Those words when believed by you, by the renewing your mind and by you choosing to believe them,
will result in the most brilliant plan steeped in the fullness of God's pure joy for your life… Everything else is just a consolation prize… Receive all that God has in store for you, be determined to get everything he has planned for your life, and be determined that no one and nothing can come against God's word ...God's peace.. God's joy.. go get the victory even if it doesn't seem true right now .. victorious words have already been spoken over your life. They have already been declared. The outcome is  already determined.... Live with that life!!! 
Live what God has said about you ahead of time..
So like Abraham start declaring what God said no matter how far fetched it seems… Because God does his best work in a "that's impossible" situation!

You Are Valuable

I am the Creator and you are my creation. I breathed into your nostrils the breath of life (Genesis 2:7). I created you in my own image (Genesis 1:27). My eyes saw your unformed substance (Psalm 139:16). I knit you together in your mother’s womb (Psalm 139:13). I know the number of hairs on your head, and before a word is on your tongue I know it (Matthew 10:30Psalm 139:4). You are fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14).
I am God's child.
Galatians 3:26
I am Jesus' friend.
John 15:15
I am a whole new person with a whole new life.
2 Corinthians 5:17
I am a place where God's Spirit lives.
1 Corinthians 6:19
I am God's Incredible work of art.
Ephesians 2:10
I am totally and completely forgiven.
1 John 1:9
I am created In God's likeness.
Ephesians 4:24
I am spiritually alive.
Ephesians 2:5
I am a citizen of Heaven.
Philippians 3:20
I am God's messenger to the world.
Acts 1:8
I am God's disciple-maker.
Matthew 28:19
I am the salt of the earth.
Matthew 5:13
I am the light of the world.
Matthew 5:14
I am greatly loved.

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Made Whole In Him by Nina Keegan

MADE WHOLE IN HIM!

The brilliant steadfast word of God is so alive and unchanging and has the power to transform any and every life.

PSALM 107:20
"He sent his word and healed them…"

There is executive power in the word of God and when we speak it, it is an unrelenting sword to pierce through any evil and bring miraculous change. The power of God's word has not been diminished or changed through the centuries..
Because God's word is unchanging… Its supernatural power when spoken and declared is still bringing forth creative miracles today!

In reading the Bible story about Jesus healing the man at the pool of Bethesda, John 5:1-15....I get asked many times why Jesus didn't heal everyone that was lingering around that pool ... Many disease ridden people laid around the pool unhealed because they were doubtful .. they couldn't see beyond what they had placed their hope in... many had kept their eyes on the pool.. their faith was in the waters .. and they had no eyes for
Jesus! 
How many of us are over looking the miracle that's in Jesus? How many of us are over looking who is right there with us… The miracle worker right in front of us.. ? JESUS is waiting on you to invite him into your life to bring transformation, healing, deliverance, restoration…
Are we over looking the miracle? Are we stepping over the POWER of who Christ is for a rigid list of religious must do's?
How many of us are putting our hope in a teaching, a prayer, a doctor, a medicine,… trying to obey every law and feeling exhausted in our efforts to be good enough to feel worthy to be touched by God?
When we pray, our hope should not be in our prayers… But in the ONE who has the ability to answer them!
Many of us keep our trust and hope in the things we can see with our eyes, the things we deem provable...
Faith is always in what we cannot see or why would we ever need faith at all?
We need to get our eyes on God instead of on things!
We are in the world but not of the world… We are over comers… We must take heart because Jesus came and through  his blood shed, He has overcome the world!
IT IS GOD'S WILL FOR YOU TO BE WHOLE IN EVERY AREA OF YOUR LIFE!

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. It is God's  will that you be healed, restored, vindicated, redeemed, prosperous,and blessed in every area of your life, in other words, Jesus wants to make you whole!
It is God's will for us to prosper even as our soul prospers… We are not meant for a day of calamity and we are not meant  to be broken down Christians, we are to be a light in the darkness, we are to share the very countenance of Jesus so brilliantly that we might walk in an anointed holiness and that there may be an evidence of Him bestowed to us for all people to see..
Let them see transformation on you ,let others see Jesus in you, let them see your former brokenness be completely made whole through the blood of Jesus and the written, spoken Word of God!

The power of God is the absolute same today as days of old.. we must believe God's word and every "thus saith the Lord"!  God is coming forth, we want to be in the rising tide and accept all that God has for us,
all that is available to us, all that God said, and all that God  wants to do WITHOUT HESITATION! 
"Wilt thou be made whole?"it is Jesus who asks this question… Give Him your answer!

1Thess 5:23-28
May God himself, the God who makes everything holy and whole, make you holy and whole, put you together - spirit, soul, and body - and keep you fit for the coming of our Master, Jesus Christ. 
24 The One who called you is completely dependable. If he said it, he'll do it! 
25 Friends, keep up your prayers for us. 
26 Greet all the Christians there with a holy embrace. 
27 And make sure this letter gets read to all the brothers and sisters. Don't leave anyone out. 
28The amazing grace of Jesus Christ be with you!

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

STAY PRAYED UP by Nina Keegan

STAY PRAYED UP! BE A WARRIOR OF THE WORD!

To be a strong military or army, they must be very prepared in every way to stay protected… They have their full military armor, They have full instructions on how to use their weaponry, they study to learn how to recognize the enemy and to stay vigilant and alert in case of an attack. They learn defensive and offensive strategies in order to outsmart, cancel and prevent enemy attacks.

Friends our spiritual battles need to be handled very much the same way! Just because our battles maybe supernatural we still need to be completely strategic in our battle plan.

One thing I do every day is pray Psalm 91 protection over myself my family, my friends, my ministry, and for this nation! I boldly pray these prayers out loud as the enemy is the prince of the atmosphere… He cannot stand against the word of God!
I break it down line by line and physically see myself protected, covered.. as I declare these words over every concern I have and every situation!

Psalm 91
1 Those who live in the shelter of the Most High
    will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 This I declare about the Lord:
He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;
    he is my God, and I trust him.
3 For he will rescue you from every trap
    and protect you from deadly disease.
4 He will cover you with his feathers.
    He will shelter you with his wings.
    His faithful promises are your armor and protection.
5 Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night,
    nor the arrow that flies in the day.
6 Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness,
    nor the disaster that strikes at midday.
7 Though a thousand fall at your side,
    though ten thousand are dying around you,
    these evils will not touch you.
8 Just open your eyes,
    and see how the wicked are punished.
9 If you make the Lord your refuge,
    if you make the Most High your shelter,
10 no evil will conquer you;
    no plague will come near your home.
11 For he will order his angels
    to protect you wherever you go.
12 They will hold you up with their hands
    so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.
13 You will trample upon lions and cobras;
    you will crush fierce lions and serpents under your feet!
14 The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me.
    I will protect those who trust in my name.
15 When they call on me, I will answer;
    I will be with them in trouble.
    I will rescue and honor them.
16 I will reward them with a long life
    and give them my salvation.”
Each morning I physically see myself putting on the whole armor of God and I see myself with my sword and my shield ready for battle and ready to overcome… We must be prepared with an arsenal of the word of God… It is our double edge sword that can cut through anything the enemy throws our way! The battle is already Won...the enemy is a defeated foe! We need to realize and know who we are in Christ.. we are sword bearers of the word!!

Ephesians 6:11-18King James Version (KJV)
11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.

I pray the Lord's prayer every day in earnest knowing that this is the prayer that Jesus himself told us to pray… It is not just words that we have memorized since childhood… But it is a blueprint to follow every day! I personalize it and pray each line specifically for certain needs in my life… I love when it says that "Thy kingdom come"… I pray that Heaven kisses earth concerning all needs… We glorify God By Hallowing (praising )his name!!! We have knowledge of who he is as OUR FATHER...!
The Lord's Prayer 
Matthew 6:9-13

Our Father, which art in heaven,
Hallowed be thy Name.
Thy Kingdom come. 
Thy will be done in earth, 
As it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
As we forgive them that trespass against us. 
And lead us not into temptation, 
But deliver us from evil. 
For thine is the kingdom, 
The power, and the glory, 
For ever and ever. 
Amen

Next I always say the prayer of JABEZ
The prayer for God to bless us INDEED in  every area of our lives... that's not just normal blessings... that's a blessing indeed, that's an Bonafide exclamation point! BELIEVING FOR
GODS BEST .. and for Him to expand our territories, our purposes, and His divine plan for us... glory to God!!

1Chron 4:10
The prayer 
"And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, 'Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from evil, that I may not cause pain.' So God granted him what he requested."

Each day I like to start my day ready for battle, geared up, prayed up with my arsenal of the WORD! Nothing can stand against the word of God and the name of JESUS!
I daily declare in the name of Jesus that no weapon formed against me or my family can ever prosper… We can pray the Scriptures, these are blueprints and outlines that we can personalize over anyone and over any circumstance, situation or trial!
When we combat the enemy with the word of God and the name of Jesus he has to flee!!
My challenge to you is to copy these prayers and to say them out loud every day for 30 days...learn them and let them become part of your daily battle plan to overcome and cancel all of the assignments of the enemy… then let's see things begin to turn around!

I love you all and I  pray blessings over you all every day!!
God bless you my precious friends!

Hebrews 4:12New King James Version (NKJV)
12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
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