Psalm Sunday by Bill Burns
Angry with God by Marsha Burns
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/30/18:
Can you be trusted with prosperity? Before you is the spiritual land of milk and honey, but if there is a shift in your focus away from Me the blessing will melt away like the spring snow. It is easy to obsess about the fulfillment of your wishes and desires instead of making My eternal kingdom your primary point of interest and attention. You must order your priorities to put first things first, says the LORD.
Numbers 14:8 “If the LORD delights in us, then He will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land which flows with milk and honey.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/29/18:
I speak to multitudes who have seemingly lost hope. Examine yourself to see what it is that you are hoping for. Hope in the world or in humanity will always disappoint. But, if you set your expectations on Me and My kingdom and live according to My will and purposes, I will lead you through the maze of despair. I will bring you into light, says the LORD.
Psalm 42:5 “Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/28/18:
Self-restraint is particularly important in these days. You must monitor your thoughts, words, and actions. What you put out will come back to you multiplied. Stop and assess your current situation as you look to see if you are reaping what you have sown. If you are feeling judged or persecuted it is more than possible that you have judged and persecuted others at least in your thoughts and words, says the LORD. Do not delay in making adjustments that will produce a better harvest.
Galatians 6:7 “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/27/18:
Even though the world seems to be filled with evil and hatred, you are not of the world. You have the ability to create an environment of love and respect. How you feel and what you do will make a difference in your atmosphere, and it is more propitious to do what is good and kind rather than what is selfish and defensive, says the LORD. Let My Spirit lead you.
John 17:16 “They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.”
THE TRUMPET by BILL BURNS — 3/26/18:
Have you noticed the increase in the light around you? My spiritual light is increasing over My people. The light will help you see so that My purposes can be established in your life. This light will cause the darkness that Satan has established to dissipate. So, awaken now and allow My light to shine forth. It will establish a path of liberty for you to walk on, says the LORD.
Ephesians 5:13-14 “But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, and Christ will give you light.””
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/26/18:
You may be feeling stagnant, but rest assured that this is a time of preparation and positioning. You will be tempted to yield to spiritual laziness that comes with stagnation, but I would have you shake yourself awake and sharpen your awareness and discernment. And, I will show you astounding things, says the LORD.
Romans 13:11 “And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/23/18:
Refuse to stew and pout over difficult situations. Instead, use those times to learn and practice self-control and patience. Things may not always work out the way you want them to, but there are always valuable opportunities to do what is right and good despite inconvenience and frustration, says the LORD.
Micah 6:8 “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/22/18:
Protect your personal, spiritual space and refuse to allow division or strife to rule in any part of your life. Find your place of peace and safeguard it. Otherwise, you will find yourself in chaos and confusion. You cannot walk in the Spirit and be angry and divisive at the same time, so you must choose the course you will take, says the LORD.
Colossians 3:15 “And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/21/18:
Beloved, I want to help you see and hear spiritual truth. To do this you must look without fear, prejudice, or expectation. You cannot allow anything to color or distort what I show you, but rather take it at face value. When you see something do not add anything to it or take anything away from it. Look with eyes wide open, ears ready to hear, and a heart ready to receive, says the LORD.
John 16:13 “However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/20/18:
You can only take one step at a time, putting one foot in front of the other, until you get through this tedious time. Make the most of every day as you strive to do the best you can do to stay on track spiritually. You are establishing a foundation on which to build your future in My kingdom. The foundation is the least interesting yet the most important part of your structure, says the LORD.
Luke 6:48 “He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently against that house, and could not shake it, for it was founded on the rock.”
THE TRUMPET by BILL BURNS — 3/19/18:
Examine yourself to find out whether you are in true faith or not. You can trust Me to help you. I will bring correction without condemnation. I would have you to become the best version of yourself, to be all that you can be, and become what I have designed you to be, says the LORD.
Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/19/18:
My blessings in your life are inevitable if you stay on course and walk with Me, says the LORD. All you have to do is keep your focus on Me and be obedient to My Word. Do not be distracted by looking for worldly fulfillment or material blessings. Set your heart on that which is everlasting.
2 Corinthians 4:18 “While we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/16/18:
You must exhibit honesty and integrity in all you say and do. When you profess the saving grace of Christ and do not live up to the Gospel you are not a credible witness. It is not enough to be a hearer of the word of truth. You must also be a doer, says the LORD. Only then will you be trustworthy.
James 1:23-25 “For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/15/18:
In-depth evaluation is critical to understanding why certain aspects of your life and circumstances are not working according to My will and word, says the LORD. Be brutally honest with yourself so that you can discern with precision where the problem lies. Do not be afraid of what you might find. Then, it will be relatively simple to make the necessary corrections.
Psalms 91:4 “He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/14/18:
With a little effort you can now put the past behind you. You cannot look ahead and move forward while still being stuck in the past. You must choose one or the other. Just remember that you can do nothing about what has already happened. Focus on what is relevant to your life and relationship with Me, says the LORD. Freedom awaits!
Philippians 3:13 “Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/13/18:
Even though it seems like the attacks against you have been relentless, you must not give in to discouragement and despair. Steel yourself and stand strong regardless of your temptation to give up. Opposing forces will ultimately serve to strengthen you. I am with you to show you the way to victory. Trust Me, says the LORD.
Romans 8:28 “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”
THE TRUMPET by BILL BURNS — 3/12/18:
Life lived in the Spirit is the place of victory! Therefore, rule in your temple and order your life by My Spirit. No one will do this for you. You are in charge. But, if you seek Me, I will help you. These are challenging days, but you are able to thrive in them because greater am I in you than those who oppose you, says the LORD.
1 John 4:4 “You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/12/18:
I want you to reach higher and further spiritually than you ever have. You must do this deliberately. Do not think that spiritual growth comes automatically. It takes time and effort to move forward, says the LORD. Focus and seek to know Me more intimately.
Jeremiah 29:14 “I will be found by you, says the LORD.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/9/18:
Be alert to that which I will bring to your remembrance. It will have to do with what I have shown you in the past by way of correction. But, you did not spend the time necessary to actually deal with the underlying attitudes and motivations. This will be your second time around. When you truly see and overcome, you will be able to progress, says the LORD.
2 Corinthians 10:6 “and being ready to punish all disobedience when your obedience is fulfilled.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/8/18:
Pay attention to what I am showing you about yourself–things that need to be adjusted in the way you perceive and deal with life’s circumstances. It will be beneficial to you and those around you if you just calm down. Trust Me to give you wisdom. One of the most important things you will do now is to put everything into proper perspective so that you do not overreact, says the LORD.
Philippians 4:7 “and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/7/18:
In a vision I saw a man pluck a piece of ripe fruit from a tree. He ate the fruit and planted the seeds that would grow other trees. And I heard the LORD say, “You will not only reap at this time, but you will also sow seeds that will produce a long-term, significant harvest that will last for years. Be thoughtful and deliberate in your planting.”
Galatians 6:7 “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/6/18:
Many of you, My people, have been too concerned about what other people think, or about how you think they see you. That has resulted in an attitude of self-consciousness that will keep you from walking in spiritual freedom. You have to let it go. What matters is that you receive direction and correction only from Me, says the LORD. Stay close.
Job 5:17 “Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects; therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.”
THE TRUMPET by BILL BURNS — 3/5/18:
Listen and learn; watch and see that which I AM doing. Direct your attention to Me, for I will show you what you need to know. Come and walk with Me so that I can lead you and guide you into this new season. The season that is before you is designed for your benefit. This will be a season of multiplied blessings IF you stay connected to Me. So, come walk and talk with Me. Pay attention to that which I AM going to show you, says the LORD.
Psalm 116:9 “I will walk before the LORD In the land of the living.”
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/5/18:
There are many voices and opinions that would draw you away from truth and purpose. Be sure that you maintain a strong position in Me, says the LORD. Put forth the effort and take the time to evaluate and discern what you see and hear. Make a clear distinction between good and evil, and always choose that which is right and good. Hebrews 5:14 But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/2/18:
I would have you make a distinct separation between the precious and the vile things in your life and circumstances. Keep and accentuate the good things while you remove those things that are detrimental. It is My desire that you draw closer to Me, but you must continue to go through the process of purification, says the LORD.
Jeremiah 15:19 “Therefore thus says the LORD: “If you return, then I will bring you back; you shall stand before Me; if you take out the precious from the vile, you shall be as My mouth. Let them return to you, but you must not return to them.””
SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by MARSHA BURNS — 3/1/18:
You have been through a distressing time, but you must position yourself to move on. You cannot do anything about the past, but you can embrace My will and purposes for your future. Go forth with open mind and heart. You have learned some valuable lessons that enhanced your wisdom with regard to your ability to handle challenges in the days ahead by trusting Me, says the LORD.
James 3:13 “Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom.”
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