Lion Bites — March 2023
Daily prophecy for March, 2023, republished with the kind permission of the Global Prophetic Alliance. Every Monday — Friday.
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31 March 2023. Heaviness Go!
“I know that for many of you there is a heavy load that is weighing you down. This load is not yours to carry! I need you to work with me in releasing this burden from your shoulders.
Will you choose today to silence all doubt by breaking partnership with it?
Command the voice of fear and doubt that is weighing you down to be silent!
Today, make the move to fix your focus on me and me alone. Stop looking heaviness in the eye and join your gaze to mine.
This is your choice.
I encourage you today to be vigilant in prayer — focus on my voice and what I have to say to you. The call today is to draw close to me; draw close to your life source.
I AM never far away.”
Activation : In the Spirit, posture yourself before the feet of Jesus. Han to him the heavy things that have weighed you down. Repent for where you have knowingly and unknowingly partnered with fear, doubt, and heaviness. As you release these things, pick up the fresh things Jesus has for you instead.
2 Corinthians 4:8-16 (CSB) “We are afflicted in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair; we are persecuted but not abandoned; we are struck down but not destroyed. We always carry the death of Jesus in our body, so that the life of Jesus may also be displayed in our body. For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’s sake, so that Jesus’s life may also be displayed in our mortal flesh. So then, death is at work in us, but life in you. And since we have the same spirit of faith in keeping with what is written, I believed, therefore I spoke, we also believe, and therefore speak. For we know that the one who raised the Lord Jesus will also raise us with Jesus and present us with you. Indeed, everything is for your benefit so that, as grace extends through more and more people, it may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God. Therefore we do not give up. Even though our outer person is being destroyed, our inner person is being renewed day by day.”
30 March 2023. Choices
“I set before you a challenge,” says The LORD, “to choose from the options I give you and to accept the consequences of your choice. You will need your wits about you because they are not what they appear and must be discerned, and they must be in reference to what you know about me from what has been revealed to you.
The choices you have before you are different for everyone, for each has different preferences; each has different weaknesses and strengths. These choices are designed to show you what is in your heart and to expose the good as well as what still needs shaping. So, will you choose with the right heart, choosing only those things that would please me?
There are many choices to be made in this life, each with its own cost and each will be examined. You see, life is full of choices but there is only one wise choice and that is to choose my Son Jesus. Once you have chosen him, all other choices will come into place in reference to him,” says The LORD.
Matthew 16:15-17 (NIV) ““But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”
Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.”“
1 Corinthians 1:30-31 (NIV) “It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God – that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption. Therefore, as it is written: “Let the one who boasts boast in The LORD.””
29 March 2023. What is Rest?
“Tell me My Child, what does “rest” mean to you? What does true rest look like to you? Be honest and don’t hold back. Tell Me not what you think I want to hear or what you know it should be, but what does rest actually mean to you?
Is it some ethereal concept that cannot be grasped, or is it just beyond your reach in this busy world full of things that must be done? Is it just something that you have read about in The Bible but is a not-yet promise only truly yours when you die and go to heaven?
And yet, I say to you come, will you who are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest, that is My promise. But My question is, do you not have rest because you have not come?
I’m waiting for your response to My Invitation to come, I AM waiting for you to take that step of Faith and to receive My easy Yoke and My light Burden in exchange for what you are carrying. Simply this, My Child — come!” says The LORD of the Sabbath.
Activation : Just stop a minute and reflect, are you at rest? If not it is time to come to Jesus and to sit in his presence. Sit at his feet and receive his rest. Allow all that you are carrying to fall off.
Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV) “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
Luke 10:38-42 (NIV) “As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at The LORD’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”
“Martha, Martha,” The LORD answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but few things are needed — or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.””
28 March 2023. Bask in the Light
“Have you ever stopped on a warm day to look up at the sun as it shone brightly in the sky? For a moment you pause, your eyes closed and your breathing deep. It’s a moment where all feels right as you enjoy this simple, life-giving pleasure.
Such a moment of bliss is what it is like to live in My Light. You live encapsulated in My Life-giving Light.
The warmth and delight I find in you radiates upon you every moment of the day. You need only stop and take a moment to embrace The Light.
Let My Light cascade over you.
Let My Light lift you above the darkness.
I know these days are complicated but embrace the simple joy of knowing that I AM King.
Take a moment today to pause in My Light and bask in My Warmth.”
John 11:9-10 (TPT) “Jesus replied, “Are there not twelves hours of daylight in every day? You can go through a day without the fear of stumbling when you walk in the One who gives light to the world. But you will stumble when the light in not in you, for you’ll be walking in the dark.”“
John 1:4-5 (TPT) “A fountain of life was in him, for his life is light for all humanity. And this Light never fails to shine through darkness – Light that darkness could not overcome!”
27 March 2023, Usher in the King
Messy life marked the entrance of Jesus. The world uses pomp and pageantry to mark a new king, but none of that was present in the manger. The King of kings came to the world through a virgin birth, in blood and pain and messy life. The newborn cry of God made flesh echoed in a stable.
It’s time to make way for the King! It’s time to cry out for God’s Kingdom to come, and with it, the King of all kings. As we usher in the King, may we have wisdom on how to discern the messy life that precedes the King of kings. Wisdom on how to welcome Him, and rejoice in the birthing of God’s kingdom here on earth.
Take hold of God’s Promises and cling to them in joy. Remove the worldly distractions that keep The LORD at a distance. Hold onto what is holy and with a courageous breath, blow away all that is not of God. And rejoice, for The King is coming!
Make way for The King, for He is coming. Make way for the King of Glory to come in. It’s time to lift up our heads and cry out King Jesus!
Psalm 24:9 (NIV) “Lift up your heads, you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.”
Revelation 19:16 (NIV) “On his robe and on his thigh he has this name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.”
24 March 2023 The Unexpected Victory
The battle training of Jael took the most unexpected form.
The years spent hammering tent pegs into the ground, putting a roof over the heads of her family, would never have been considered weapons training in any army strategy.
Yet, in the Kingdom of God, the most mundane of things are the very things God uses for His glory. For The LORD specialises in using the unexpected, the overlooked, the seemingly unimportant.
Ask God today what has He been using to train you for battle against powers and principalities? What unlikely tools is He giving you to be used for victory?
For it is in the unexpected where God shines brightest. A woman with tent pegs defeated a feared military commander. A brutal death on a cross led to the Resurrection.
It is time to get ready for unexpected victories!
Judges 4:21 (NIV) “But Jael, Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep, exhausted. She drove the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died.”
23 March 2023. Shape
Shape is important in life, and we often refer to it when we know that we are not in the shape we should be. You have heard the often-said phrase “I need to get into shape” when speaking about physical fitness and weight loss.
If shape is important in the physical, how much more important is it to be in the spirit?
In our hearts, we all hold onto baggage that we don’t need. Things like unforgiveness, anger, resentment and so on. The effect of this is that it slows us down and even disables us.
Today, The Spirit of The LORD says, “It is time to get into shape, address your attitudes, and deal with the baggage that you have held onto for too long.
It is time to process and remove those things that are hindering you and get in shape, the shape I made you, the shape I intend you to become, the shape that is able to carry My Glory and be healthy enough to love those around you.
I will not give up on you so don’t give up on yourselves,” says The Spirit of The LORD.
Activation : Ask the Holy Spirit to show you your “shape” in the spirit. Ask Holy Spirit to spotlight where there are things within this shape that you no longer need to carry. Repent and break partnership with these things then ask Holy Spirit to fill these spaces a fresh. Invite Holy Spirit to “re-shape” you today.
Hebrews 12:1-2 (NIV) “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.”
Psalms 73:26 (TPT) “Lord, so many times I fail; I fall into disgrace. But when I trust in you, I have a strong and glorious presence protecting and anointing me. Forever you’re all I need!”
22 March 2023. Merit
Begin by reading these words from Micah 6:6-8 (CSB):
What should I bring before The LORD when I come to bow before God on high?
Should I come before him with burnt offerings, with year-old calves?
Would The LORD be pleased with thousands of rams or with ten thousand streams of oil?
Should I give my firstborn for my transgression, the offspring of my body for my own sin?
Mankind, he has told each of you what is good and what it is The LORD requires of you:
to act justly,
to love faithfulness,
and to walk humbly with your God.
The LORD Most High would remind each of us today, that there is nothing we can achieve through merit. At the very root of what he asks each one of us is the call to surrender ourselves in obedience to Him. There is a call upon each one of us to mirror God’s character which can only be done through the blood of Jesus.
Our glorious Father says to us today: “My beloved ones, I would remind you today that there is nothing you can offer Me, nothing you can sacrifice, that would equal the cost of righteousness. This is why you must never forget the great weight, the great power, and the great love, found in the blood of My spotless Son. It is through My Son Jesus, who reigns supreme, that you are empowered in all things. Because He reflects the true nature of My Justice, you may act justly. Because of His great demonstration of faithfulness at The Cross, you can access an understanding of faithfulness. Because of His demonstration of true humility, can you walk humbly alongside me.
Don’t allow yourselves to be easily uprooted, distracted by the concepts of success and achievement that circle around you. Don’t allow yourself to be weighed down by a check-list mentality, making things more complicated than they need to be. Embrace the mentality of the blood; look to The Blood of Jesus in all things, treasuring deep within yourself the truth of his majesty, righteousness, and goodness.”
Prayer : Father, I am so sorry for where I have come at things from a check-list mentality. For where I have made things complicated, believing that I must manufacture your goodness. Thank you Jesus for the power of your blood! The power that makes it possible for me to walk in justice, mercy, and humility. I declare today that I am set apart for you, LORD! May I be set apart for your glory! May I be content in your presence each and every day, Father, for what greater joy is there!
Micah 7:18-20 (CSB) “Who is a God like you, forgiving iniquity and passing over rebellion for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not hold on to his anger forever because he delights in faithful love. He will again have compassion on us; he will vanquish our iniquities. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. You will show loyalty to Jacob and faithful love to Abraham, as you swore to our fathers from days long ago.”
Hebrews 10:8-10 (NLT) “First, Christ said, “You did not want animal sacrifices or sin offerings or burnt offerings or other offerings for sin, nor were you pleased with them” (though they are required by the law of Moses). Then he said, “Look, I have come to do your will.” He cancels the first covenant in order to put the second into effect. For God’s will was for us to be made holy by the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all time.”
21 March 2023. Seated with God
“He raised us up with Christ, the exalted one, and we ascended with him into the glorious perfection and authority of the heavenly realm. For we are now co-seated as one with Christ!” Ephesians 2:6 (TPT)
“I see every insect that scurries across the ground, and bees pollinating flowers a few feet above. I observe each bird, with freedom in its flight, soaring and gliding, sometimes only visible as a speck to the human eye. I know the hearts of all those flying in planes to their destinations. I AM the all-knowing God.
What do you notice?
What is your perspective?
Where are you looking?
Have you become so self-directed that your focus is like that of the insect with its head down?
I invite you to meet me again, sitting with me in the heavenly realm. Discover my perspectives and know my overwhelming kindness. I AM always keen to talk with you about your hopes and My Plans, not just listen to you. Step away frequently from your own thoughts and emotions. The hanging clouds of discouragement and problems that blur thoughts and vision of those on earth do not weigh Me down.”
Psalm 40:6 (TPT) “It’s not sacrifices that really move your heart. Burnt offerings, sin offerings- that’s not what brings you joy. But when you open my ears and speak deeply to me, I become your willing servant, your prisoner of love for life.”
Proverbs 4:21 (TPT) “Fill your thoughts with my words until they penetrate deep into your spirit.”
20 March 2023. Steadfast
The LORD Most High would remind you today: “Though the waters may look like they continue to rise and the winds seem to constantly batter and blow, I call upon you, My People, to rise up above all chaos. Let Me steady you as you keep your eyes fixed upon Me. Do not let the storms keep you locked away inside, hidden away from all things. Remember who it is that you are speaking to. Remember who it is that goes before you, keeping your path straight and narrow. I AM your keeper, defender, master, and maker. I see through it all and from Heaven’s gates, my eyes remain fixed on you.”
Activation: Take a moment to ask yourself if there is any fear that you are carrying. Take a hold of anything that arises; close your eyes and look to Jesus. Hold out the things you are fearful of to Jesus and be ready to receive from him anything that he’d like to give you instead. Declare over yourself today: “Through the power of Christ within me, I am strong and courageous! I rise over all fear and chaos.”
Colossians 1:15-28 (NLT) “Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation, for through him God created everything in the heavenly realms and on earth. He made the things we can see and the things we can’t see – such as thrones, kingdoms, rulers, and authorities in the unseen world. Everything was created through him and for him. He existed before anything else, and he holds all creation together. Christ is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, supreme over all who rise from the dead. So he is first in everything.”
Colossians 3:1-4 (NLT) “Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honour at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God. And when Christ, who is your life, is revealed to the whole world, you will share in all his glory.”
17 March 2023. Send Away Doubt
Now is the time to regain your sense of awe and wonder. Take a hold of it, casting all doubts aside! Ask yourself today: Am I feeling doubtful and downcast?
How is your heart?
How are your thoughts?
Are you dwelling in anticipation or are you downcast and afraid to get excited?
The LORD says to you today: “In this world you will have troubles but the challenge today is to break all partnership with doubt and let your faith arise. Let your faith fill your mind, your heart, every fibre of your being! Will you, like David, be confident that you will see my goodness in the land of the living?” (Psalm 27:13).
Activation : Spend some time today having an honest chat with The Holy Spirit about where you are carrying doubt. Invite The Holy Spirit to highlight this to you and reflect on Psalm 27 (whatever translation you like best). Then, if necessary, spend some time in repentance for where you have knowingly and unknowingly partnered with doubt. Once that hold is broken, ask The Holy Spirit to fill you afresh with more awe and wonder. Don’t leave this place until your faith has risen and you feel a sense of expectancy resting within you.
Psalm 27:13-15 (TPT) “‘Yet I believe with all my heart that I will see again your goodness, Yahweh, in the land of life eternal! Here’s what I’ve learned through it all: Don’t give up; don’t be impatient; be entwined as one with The LORD. Be brave and courageous, and never lose hope. Yes, keep on waiting – for he will never disappoint you!”
Micah 7:15 (CSB) “I will perform miracles for them as in the days of your exodus from the land of Egypt.”
Zechariah 4:6-7 (CSB) “So he answered me, “This is the word of The LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by strength or by might, but by my Spirit,’ says The LORD of Armies. ‘What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain.’”
16 March 2023. Study and Reflect
The LORD is releasing to the Ecclesia a strong desire and persistence to weigh biblical truths. His light will reveal things that have been hidden. This is a counterbalance to where many have been fed spiritual meat but have not chewed on that meat, instead, allowing challenges to drop once the teacher has finished speaking. Where you are reluctant to study or reflect, seek him wholeheartedly for an increase in these areas. Spend time with him today, considering the benefits of deeper study. Then, receive his blessing of desire and persistence.
Proverbs 25:2 (ESV) “It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search it out.”
Proverbs 20:4 (NIVUK) “Sluggards do not plough in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.”
Romans 15:4 (ESV) “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures, we might have hope.”
1 Peter 3:15 (NIVUK) “But in your hearts, revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have, but do this with gentleness and respect.”
2 Timothy 2:15 (ESV) “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.”
15 March, 2023. Submit Your Ways
“I AM the God who holds time in My Hands. I have seen from before until beyond. With me there is no beginning and no end; I hold it all. My desire is to take you to the places that I have destined you to be in from before the foundations of the earth. Can you not see that I have provided even transportation to get you to the places I have called you to? You don’t need to sort it all out by yourself. Do you not understand that I AM moving you in and out of even the things that would be barriers to you? Barriers you cannot even see. I can see ahead of where you are, but you must trust me to see and know all things even when you can’t comprehend the journey.
Can you submit your ways to me? Can you step into alignment with Me, moving at the speed and timing that I am asking of you?
Align yourself with Me and seek my timing for your life. Be willing to let go of the weights that have slowed you down and be ready to open your hands when I need to fill them. Trust Me to care for you, to move you, to reposition you, to expand you, and to help you. I have already provided everything that you need in this life if you will just trust that I have already done it.”
Prayer : LORD help me to trust you and know that you have prepared a way for me, long before I was ever born. Open my eyes to see you; open my heart to hear you where I have tried to understand things on my own instead. Fill me with your wisdom and give me insight and understanding so that my confidence is in you and not in the things of this world.
Activation : Close your eyes and see the sure and confident hand of Jesus reaching towards you. Ask Him to reveal to you what He has for you in this next season of your life and accept from Him the good gifts He has prepared for you. See what He has in His hand to give to you.
Ephesians 1:4-6 (AMP) “Just as [in His love] He chose us in Christ [actually selected us for Himself as His own] before the foundation of the world, so that we would be holy [that is, consecrated, set apart for Him, purpose-driven] and blameless in His sight. In love He predestined and lovingly planned for us to be adopted to Himself as [His own] children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the kind intention and good pleasure of His will — to the praise of His glorious grace and favor, which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved [His Son, Jesus Christ].”
Jeremiah 29:11 (AMP) “‘For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says The LORD, ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’”
Proverbs 3:5-6 (AMP) “Trust in and rely confidently on The LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know and acknowledge and recognize Him, And He will make your paths straight and smooth [removing obstacles that block your way].”
Philippians 4:19 (AMP) “And my God will liberally supply [fill until full] your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”
14 March 2023. Abound in Me
“My beloved children: I AM the God of plenty! When it feels like your time, finances, and abilities are being squeezed, do not turn to fear! Turn to Me in the squeezing and the stress.
In these moments, remember who your Father is and call down the storehouses of heaven. Knock, knock, and knock some more, for the doors will open.
When the world feels tough and the fear of lack comes creeping in, take those thoughts captive and dwell on the truth of who your Father is.”
Activation : Is there an area of your life where you are feeling squeezed? Maybe it’s your time or your finances. Whatever it may be, take a moment to dedicate this area of your life to God, asking Holy Spirit for his divine perspective and strategies. Declare the kingship of Jesus over this area of your life and ask The Holy Spirit how you can steward this area in a kingdom way.”
Psalm 23:1-3 (NIV) “The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul.”
James 1:17 (NLT) “Whatever is good and perfect is a gift coming down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens. He never changes or casts a shifting shadow. He chose to give birth to us by giving us his true word. And we, out of all creation, became his prized possession.”
Psalm 116:4-7 (TPT) “I cried out to The LORD, “God, come and save me!”‘ He was so kind, so gracious to me. Because of his passion toward me, he made everything right and he restored me. So I’ve learned from my experience that God protects the vulnerable. For I was broken and brought low, but he answered me and came to my rescue! Now I can say to myself and to all, “Relax and rest, be confident and serene, for The LORD rewards fully those who simply trust in him.”
13 March 2023. Rejected Stone
“When you see the shaking around you, don’t be alarmed.
I shake the foundations that are all built, to stumble and fall just like the Jericho walls. Then, all will know there is a God who recalibrates the broken part of our hearts and rebuilds the foundation.
I continue to shake the hardened hearts to crack open so that I could put a heart of flesh and put My Spirit in union with you. I will be your God and you will be My People. What you rejected once, has become your cornerstone. And now, through your repented heart and altered course, you have become My Living Stone.”
Activation : Once, you may have rejected Jesus and now you have become His cornerstone who carries His heart. Today, take some time to read 1 Peter, Chapter 2 slowly in a translation that you haven’t read before. Repeat if needed and read it little by little while asking The Holy Spirit for His heart. Journal the conversations with The Holy Spirit. There is a lot of truth and treasure you could find.
Psalm 118:19-24 (BSB) “Go! And build My house and let Me be your precious stone that cannot be shaken. Open to me the gates of righteousness, that I may enter and give thanks to The LORD. This is the gate of The LORD; the righteous shall enter through it. I will give You thanks, for You have answered me, and You have become my salvation. The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. This is from The LORD, and it is marvelous in our eyes. This is the day that The LORD has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.”
Matthew 21:42-44 (NASB) “Jesus said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures, ‘A stone which the builders rejected, this has become the chief cornerstone; This came about from The LORD, And it is marvelous in our eyes’? Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruit. And the one who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; and on whomever it falls, it will crush him.””
10 March 2023. Lost Sheep
“Remember from where you were hewn.
Remember the mighty works of My Hands and the wonders that I did in your life.
I set you free from your captivity and strongholds.
I AM the God of Judgment. My judgement brought you to repentance; I judged you with Justice, Mercy, and Goodness.
Now, I AM calling you to bring in those who are lost and living in darkness. As you once lived in ignorance and these ones too are lost in deception. I will bring My people onto your path. Look for My whistle and go after them. Make Me known to them. Do what I command. Do not despise small beginnings. When you sow the seed, it reaps the harvest for My Kingdom.”
Activation : Pay attention to those around you, whether you are with your fellow brothers and sisters, co-workers, shoppers or even when you walk down the street. Does anyone stand out for you? This is an invitation from The Holy Spirit to press in for His heart. It may be as small as lending your hands or standing in the gap for a prayer, but do not despise the day of small beginnings.
Proverbs 21:2 (ESV) “Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but The LORD weighs the heart.”
John 15:7 (NIV) “I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”
9 March 2023. Expectancy
“Press in and hear the sound of heaven crackling with excitement!
Shake up your status quo.
Stand under the heavens and see what I AM about to say and do.
I AM coming like a rushing mighty wind; a cloud of glory! I do not want you to miss it by being caught up in your day-to-day activities and busyness.
Remove the things that distract you. Watch and listen. Meet with me under the heavens.
I want to be together with my people and I want to rain down My Revelation upon you.
I invite you to host my holy presence.
Allow My Presence to expose your sin, allow My Spirit to bring you to the laver; to a place of repentance and to The Blood of The Lamb that purifies you.”
Activation : “The Fear of The LORD is the beginning of wisdom. Sit with Me and allow My Holy Spirit to bring you from a starting place of reverential fear into knowledge, power, counsel, understanding, and ultimately, to a place of wisdom. Like wave after wave of the washing of the water of the Word, allow Me to bring you from glory to Glory.”
Isaiah 45:8 (NKJV) “Rain down, you heavens, from above, And let the skies pour down righteousness; Let the earth open, let them bring forth salvation, And let righteousness spring up together. I, The LORD, have created it.”
Psalm 111:10 (NKJV) “The Fear of The LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.”
Isaiah 11:2 (NKJV) “The Spirit of The LORD shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of The Fear of The LORD.”
8 March 2023. This Very Purpose
“I AM slow to anger and rich in mercy.
I AM waiting patiently for My People to return to My Fold. There is an end to My Patience too. You have seen it in My Word. Will you stand in the gap for the lost who walk in deception and rebellion? Will you intercede as My servant Abraham did for Sodom? Will you initiate the conversation with Me for righteous and unrighteous? Even if you are frustrated, will you still ask for My Mercy as My servant Moses did for the Israelites who walked in disobedience over and over again?
My Heart breaks to see the people perish in darkness.
My Heart is for everyone to know Me — so as to be saved from My Wrath.
As I chose Esther to protect My People, will you accept My Call and ask My Mercy for the lost?”
Prayer : Father, You set me free from my ignorance and deception. You proved to me that You are the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and reorchestrated my steps. You reordained the trajectory of my life. So now, I bring to You all who are lost in deception starting from my family to the Nations. I consecrate their hearts to You and ask You to establish the Fear of The LORD, in their hearts in Your goodness, I ask in the Mighty Name of Jesus. Amen.
Isaiah 43:11 (NIVUK) “I, even I, am The LORD, and apart from Me there is no Saviour.”
1 Timothy 2:1-6 (NIV) “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people — for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time.”
7 March 2023. Priority
“My children, will you go deeper to hear the depths of My Heart?
As a friend, I long to share the things that are most dear to Me, but I ask who there is who will come to listen?
And when you hear, will you steward what I share well?
For this heart-to-heart sharing, you need to shut out the cacophony of voices around you. You say you are busy but you are not too busy to feast on entertainment and social media! Be honest and make me a priority for I will share the deep things of My Heart with those who pursue My Depths. What friend shouts deeply personal things to another friend? No, they don’t and neither do I.
If you want to truly know me you need to be still and withdraw from other voices. Then you will hear the deepest confidences of My Heart. Those who do will carry anointing, authority, and power to be effective in the world.
So come to Me to hear.
I AM done with a powerless people who rely on their good ideas to represent Me in the world. I want to co-labour with you to show the world who I AM: the God with every solution and strategy the world needs. So come!”
Activation : Allow these words to stir your heart. What do you spend time on that could be better spent with God? How could you shut out the noise of the world to meet with God — turning off your phone, going to a different space, what else? Tell God you want to know Him heart to heart. What do you hear Him say?
Jeremiah 33:3 (NIV) “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.”
Acts 4:13 (NIV) “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.”
2 Cor 5:20 (NLT) “So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, “Come back to God!””
6 March 2023. Don’t Run Dry
“Don’t let the oil dry within you. Don’t wait till it runs out.
Do not be like the seven foolish virgins who were without the oil. They didn’t allow Me to circumcise their hearts or connect to their Master to keep their oil overflowing. They weren’t prepared. Instead, they were distracted and allowed their oil to run empty.
My oil trickles within you when you submit your whole life to Me. It trickles continuously through crushing and squeezing out all impurities that I have not orchestrated in you. Just as the olive goes through a process of crushing to produce pure oil, My oil trickles through a daily process. This is where you submit your will to Mine by taking up your cross, dying to yourself, and you keep following My Will.
You are asking me to burn you for My Ways and My Will!
How can My Fire burn when there is no oil in you?
How can a lampstand burn without oil?
You are My lampstand but you need My light to shine brightly. To burn My Light, a high standard is required from you. This high Standard comes from walking and living in the Fear of The LORD.”
Reflection : God’s heart is for His people to walk in the Fear of The LORD. He is re-establishing the beauty of walking in reverential Fear of God so that we can walk in obedience to His ways. This is a mandate for His people to live ready every day. When you are going through a crushing process, embrace it; I am not saying it is not painful as we weren’t promised that. However, it will produce something beautiful in us in preparation for His spotless Bride.
Leviticus 24:1-4 (MSG) “God spoke to Moses: “Order the People of Israel to bring you virgin olive oil for light so that the lamps may be kept burning continually. Aaron is in charge of keeping these lamps burning in front of the curtain that screens The Testimony in the Tent of Meeting from evening to morning continually before God. This is a perpetual decree down through the generations. Aaron is responsible for keeping the lamps burning continually on the Lampstand of pure gold before God.”
Matthew 25:9-10 (MSG) “They answered, “There might not be enough to go around; go buy your own.” They did, but while they were out buying oil, the bridegroom arrived. When everyone who was there to greet him had gone into the wedding feast, the door was locked.”
3 March 2023 Dreams Come True
“Look up child and seek My Dreams for this world.
Do you know that to Me, you are a dream come true? You are my wildest dream come to life.
It is My Desire to place My Dreams within you, and release you into building My Kingdom here.
My Desire is to see Dreams that keep giving. That as I release new Dreams within you, you would be inspired to move forward in building with Me.
What this looks like might surprise you. In fact, I know that it will not look like what you thought. Embrace the unexpected!
Ask The Holy Spirit to show you Dreams which reflect My Desires for this world. Then, ask The Holy Spirit to deposit within you the Dreams I hold for you as your Father, dreams to see My Kingdom built here.
Let’s partner in dreaming together!”
1 Corinthians 2:7-10 (TPT) “Instead, we continually speak of this wonderful wisdom that comes from God, hidden before now in a mystery. It is his secret plan, destined before the ages, to bring us into glory. None of the rulers of this present world order understood it, for if they had, they never would have crucified The LORD of shining glory. This is why the Scriptures say:
Things never discovered or heard before, things beyond our ability to imagine – these are the many things God has in store for all his lovers.
But God not unveils these profound realities to us by the Spirit. Yes, he has revealed to us his inmost heart and deepest mysteries through the Holy Spirit, who constantly explores all things.”
Ephesians 1:7-8 (TPT) “Since we are now joined to Christ, we have been given the treasures of redemption by his blood – the total cancellation of our sins – all because of the cascading riches of his grace. This superabundant grace is already powerfully working in us, releasing all forms of wisdom and practical understanding.”
2 March 2023. Cross Over
“The Israelites would have never experienced the wonders of the promised land unless they had consecrated themselves and made ready to cross over the Jordon to take possession of the land.
Is not My Church stuck in a similar place? On the wrong side of the River Jordan, failing to enter and receive their inheritance?
Too many generations have died in the wilderness when they have stood on the cusp of entering into their promised inheritance without grasping it.
But now is the time to make yourselves ready; to hear the command to consecrate yourselves; to deal with the baggage that has gotten you stuck and unfulfilled. Now is the time to look up and see your inheritance; see that the path across the Jordan has opened up. By faith, step into your promised land and possess it for you and the following generations.”
Activation : Ask The LORD where you have allowed yourself to become bogged down in the wilderness and to show you where your inheritance is ready to be claimed.
Joshua 3:5-6 (NKJV) “And Joshua said to the people,”Sanctify yourselves, for tomorrow The LORD will do wonders among you.” Then Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, “Take up the ark of the covenant and cross over before the people.” So they took up the ark of the covenant and went before the people.”
Isaiah 54:1-3 (NLT) “”Sing, O childless woman, you who have never given birth! Break into loud and joyful song, O Jerusalem, you who have never been in labour. For the desolate woman now has more children than the woman who lives with her husband,” says The LORD.
“Enlarge your house; build an addition. Spread out your home, and spare no expense! For you will soon be bursting at the seams. Your descendants will occupy other nations and resettle the ruined cities.””
1 March 2023. Take Responsibility
Yesterday, you were challenged to “clear out” your thinking. Today, I challenge you to clear out the atmosphere around you.
While you cannot control everything in this world, you can shift the atmosphere around you. Take responsibility for the atmosphere around you. There is always a battle happening in the atmosphere as the darkness would try to blot out the light.
You get to shift your atmosphere with your words, your worship, and your attitude. Your choices influence your surroundings so I encourage you today to choose wisely. Don’t settle for the darkness for you carry the light!
Activation : Read Psalm 91 aloud paying attention to how the atmosphere around you shifts. Take some time to journal about what you experience doing this and how you can apply this principle to your daily life.
Isaiah 55:10-11 (NIV) “As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth:
It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve that purpose for which I sent it.”
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