Don’t become complacent, because the place you’ve been sent is not your final destination. It’s a place of preparation before positioning you in that place for the upcoming outpouring of My Spirit. Don’t detest the hardships you are facing; because you will make it through them.
Do not be discouraged, and don’t think you are starting over. You’re not starting over, you are maturing and gaining much‐needed wisdom for the battle that lies ahead. And don’t fear the battle, because the battle belongs to Me. If you keep your feet upon the path I’ve ordained, victory is assured. If you begin to feel weak, or your hope starts to fade away, simply exercise your faith in My word and be renewed.
I understand how hard it is for you to wait; therefore, I ask you to begin this day waiting in My presence with praise. You’re too anxious for certain things to happen. You long for Me to move more quickly and to answer your prayers immediately. However, I ask you to be patient and let patience do a perfect work in your life. Praising Me will help quiet the apprehension you feel and will bless you as you wait.
Do not doubt My love for you, for it is based on My faithfulness and not on your own. I am the God of all truth, and I do not lie. Indeed, when I tell you something, you can count on it, for I always keep My word. All My promises are yea and amen. Therefore, believe that the blood of My Son has already made atonement for your sins and your shortcomings, and you are no longer separated from My great love for you.
This day I want to remind you of the love I have in My heart for you. I loved you before you came into this world. It was My love for you that moved Me to lay down My life so you could have eternal life. It’s My love for you that moves Me each day to reach out to you and pour blessings upon your life so you may have life more abundantly.
It’s this same love for you that causes Me to question why you come to Me for help, but then don’t believe in your heart that I will answer. Just because I don’t answer on your time, doesn’t mean it’s not yours. You see there are times My love for you will come with strong and clear directions to help you understand why the blessing is delayed; then supply the strength you need to hold on. My love for you comes with patience, and I want your love for Me to have the same; because patience will help you wait for the fulfillment of your blessing.
When Israel had the opportunity to go up and possess the land the Lord gave them, instead of welcoming the opportunity they shied away from it. They saw some giants in their promised land and were terrified to face them because they looked bigger and stronger. However, these enemies were certainly no bigger or stronger than the enemies they had faced previously back in Egypt.
It appears whenever they face a new challenge; the blessings, deliverance, and miracles the Lord previously performed were a thing of the past and quickly forgotten. They developed a fear pattern that continued to plague them, and it kept resurfacing each time they faced a new challenge. No matter how many times the Lord proved He was almighty, and nothing was too hard for Him; this spirit of fear lingered in their lives.
For I am the LORD, I change not; Mal. 3:6
Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever. Heb. 13:8
Oh, be still and watch Me sit you in a place to laugh at the enemies who have been blocking your path. I am preparing a release of joy for you, and this joy will cause you to laugh at your past mistakes. This joy will help you to recognize that your mistakes have been washed in My blood, and you are forgiven. This release of joy will come as you become still in your spirit. When you do this, you will receive the help you need to get you through your storm. My joy will give you strength to overcome the enemies you have been battling.