May 21, 2012

"He Loves *YOU*!"


(Note from writer:
 This message is for *ALL* who seek God. The term "You" applies to all of you!)
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"My love for you is NOT based on performance. I love you despite ANY works. I am your FATHER.
I know this is very difficult for you to understand; but, in time, you will realize My fullness. Cling, cleave to Me.

-pause-

Always remember who you are in Christ. You are a new creation. You are fearfully and WONDERFULLY made! You were bought with a price. You are a partaker of My nature. You are seated in Heavenly places. (Spiritually speaking.)
You are an heir of My promises. You are precious, valued, cherished, (and) loved deeply. You hear My heart. You weep My tears.
You are sensitive to My Spirit's leadings. You are CONNECTED to the greatest Source of eternity.

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You are a SURVIVOR. You are faithful. You are a fighter. You are an ENCOURAGER. You are a defender of the weak. You are My daughter. (Or son.) You are greatly and especially loved.
You (dare to) believe (Me)...when others give in to societal pressure. You keep going when you are buffeted. (*buffeted = to be struck, hit, beaten down, attacked)
You CALL to Me daily and I hear you. You are a SEEKER of Me: of truth, and (of) My righteousness and My justice. You know your human limitations.
You feel earnest compassion for the poor and starving. (* earnest = heartfelt and true, sincere, real) You often give up your OWN needs for others. You deny yourself.
You TRY. You forgive the seemingly unforgivable. You (try to) get up when you fall. You are humbled by the remaining sin nature. You grieve when you sin.

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You are tired of the religious busy bodies. You desire more than a man-made church picnic. You want ME! And I am pleased!
You want more than a few dry hymns and stale choruses. You thirst for the LIVING GOD! You defy the popular religious ways. You are ATTEMPTING to break free of deadness. You are struggling...and I see.
I see all who are not satisfied with status quo: who are tired and fed up with all (the) man-made programs.
You KNOW there is more to Me than that! You KNOW I am more than a boring sermon.
You KNOW, in your heart- your NEW heart of flesh- that I am ALIVE! You seek Me in My glory and are disappointed.

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Listen! I am going to be arriving on the scene at some point and will shock you all.
I am not the god of the dead, but of the living...and it is a fearful thing to fall into My hands. My fear is a sobering experience. My "church" has not even begun to comprehend the "FEAR of the LORD".
Man may condemn you, but will THEY be condemned by ME?
They assume My moniker and My mantle, yet they are poor and sickly reflections of Me. They are deceived: blind men leading blind men into a ditch.

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You have become weary in trying to please man and HIS religion.
When you are with Me - you are free - you are able to walk at liberty. You will feel the difference! You will know - in your spirit - that I AM that I AM!
(You feel unworthy: that is good...but don't feel TOO unworthy.)
Remember, live in My promises and with My privileges. You have yet to access the power and (the) authority you've been assigned.
See yourself now MANTLED, clothed, covered and blanketed with My provision.
I am blessing you and soon you will reap many rewards."


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(Excerpt of message given in Spirit on 10/31/2003 @ about 7pm)

May 10, 2012

"No Party...Yet"

"There can be no party until (and if) the prodigals come home.
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The son left the father. He was rebellious, independent, angry. He wanted to see the world, to taste it's delights. He took of drink, women, greed, lust, selfishness, partying, carousing, waste and wantonness. He ended up losing all and eating slop with pigs in the mire.

At the end of himself, the son starts back home. He remembers the good food and warmth of his home. He hopes his dad will welcome him. He trudges fearfully, yet desperate.

As the son nears the father's house, he is spotted. The father had been watching...waiting...praying....weeping for his son. He missed him.
When his son came nearer, the father ran to him. He hugged him close; tears falling.


The father greatly welcomed his son home. He planned a great celebration! He gave him gifts and honour and love. His son was home again. The prodigal had returned.

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Our Father is (also) calling His prodigals back home. He misses them. He weeps for them. He waits...watches...bottles their tears....hears their cries. He loves them. He loves them.


Yes, Father is dealing with His lost ones, His strays. He will 'leave the 99' to find the 'one' lost. He will help them, deal with them, chastize, deliver, lead, guide, show grace, bring adversity, allow trials: draw them in through many ways, many avenues. (He has His ways...).

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'Creature comforts' never satisfy, never last. Lusts and needs of the flesh are fleeting and always in need of replenishment. Human resources are limited. Human love, concern, empathy and care are also limited. God's love is UNLIMITED.

He is love unlimited. He knows no boundaries.
God, our Father, is a loving parent. He cares deeply for His children. He wants all to be with Him...and NONE to perish. Those far AND those near...are close to His heart.


-pause-

Regarding the 'older brother' of the prodigal son: he is jealous and hurt. He sees his disobedient, runaway, riotous brother returning to a grand welcome. He feels ignored, disrespected, not-appreciated. He may becoming bitter, hostile, fearful.



The father reassures his eldest, saying all that he has is also the son's. The older brother has had the love of his dad for the entire time. He has to humble himself and be glad for his little brother's deliverance.

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These examples represent the church and the prodigals. There is an 'angry older brother' within the church body. They are not (always) gladly anticipating a prodigal's return. They often feel resentful and envious. Some of them may even leave their Father when the lost children come back. This is wrong.



The 'elder' must love the 'younger'. They must see- must realize, the great loss that was averetd. The son was 'dead' spiritually, but is 'alive' again. He has returned from the dead!

Let the prodigal feel love, feel acceptance, feel forgiveness. Let him come back with 'no strings attached'. Let the lost find rest for their souls.
Their Saviour holds out His arms for His lost lambs. (Can you?)

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There will be NO PARTY until....until
until the dirty,
sinful,
fearful,
wasteful,
prideful,
rebellious,
bold,
brazen,
worldly,
ugly (in spirit/in soul),
stubborn,
cowardly,
angry,
idolizing,
crude,
rude,
lewd
and (even) defiled come.

*****

Welcome home kids. Your Father has been waiting. It's time for a party."


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Luke 15:13,18,20,23b,24
"...the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his life with riotous living.
(18) I will arise and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have sinned against Heaven, and against you.
(20) And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion on him, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
(23) ...let us eat, and be merry.
(24) For my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found."

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Luke 15:4

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Psalm 107:4-6
"They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way: they found no city to dwell in. (5) Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them, (6) Then they cried unto the Lord in their trouble, and He delivered them out of their distresses."

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Psalm 116:6 b "...I was brought low, and He helped me."

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Isaiah 38:5 b "I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears..."

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