I hear Father singing YES over you! Yes to your prayers and petitions. All His promises are YES and Amen through Christ Jesus.
I hear the song “Trading My Sorrows.” I hear the Bride singing back to her Bridegroom, “Yes, LORD, yes, LORD, yes, yes LORD!”
“Beloved. Do not be grieved. Will you trade your sorrows for My Joy? Will you trade your shame for My forgiveness?
Your sins and iniquities I remember no more, My Child. Will you trade your sickness and pain for My healing?
Will you lay down your fears and replace them with faith?
You may be troubled on every side, yet do not be distressed. When you are perplexed, do not despair. Although you may be persecuted, I will never forsake you.
Though the enemy tries to trip you up and cast you down, I will never let you be destroyed, Dear One.
I AM your Protector and Comforter. I took the curse for you so that you are blessed. My promises are yes and amen and they will endure forever. I AM He who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases; Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion; Who satisfies your years with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle.
Trade in your sorrows, My Bride. Give your cares to Me. Trade them for My Joy! Though your tears may last for a night, I have promised you that JOY comes in the morning.
Even now, a New Day is breaking forth in your life. Wake up, My sleepy ones, JOY is here.
Your Redeemer lives. The Son is shining upon you. Say YES to your Bridegroom. And the JOY of the LORD shall be your strength.”
“You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have loosed my sackcloth and girded me with gladness, that my soul may sing praise to You and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to You forever,” Psalm 30:11-12.
“Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our LORD. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the LORD is your strength,”” Nehemiah 8:10.
“For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; always bearing about in the body the death of the LORD Jesus, so that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body,” 2 Corinthians 4:6-10.
“Who forgives all your iniquities, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from destruction, who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies, who satisfies your mouth with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s,” Psalm 103:3-5.
~Deborah Waldron Fry