“Surrender is NOT an option in the Kingdom of your God!” I heard, “We need to get our “buts” out of the way.”
And I saw a Warrior of God who had been stopped by a huge boulder. And written on the stone was the word,” But”.
He was “butting” up against it and couldn’t move it by his own efforts. It had actually appeared in front of him because of his own words of fear and doubt and frustration.
And I saw an outpouring of new strength and GREAT FAITH that will cause His Warriors to be able to RISE UP again and keep fighting the good fight of faith, armed by the Wisdom of God and as they did, SUDDENLY that stone of DOUBT crumbled before them.
“Beloved. Here is wisdom. Let your yes be yes and your no be no. I desire that you walk in victory, My Warrior. That you use your Sword of the Spirit which is the Word of God.
“It is the Year of the Mouth. Decree a thing and it shall be established unto you and Light shall shine upon your ways. Do not let your declarations of faith be followed by a “but”.
“All of My Promises are YES and AMEN in Christ Jesus. There is no but about it, Dear One. There are no secret clauses, no tricks, nor cunningly devised fables.
“Your weapons are not carnal but MIGHTY through your God for the pulling down of strongholds. Surrender is NOT an option in the Kingdom of your God! Do not let the enemy whisper in your ear,”
“Hath God said?” Do not listen to his “buts”, My Child. Keep fighting the good fight of faith, My Warrior.
“I AM pouring new strength into you and causing your measure of faith to EXPLODE with Power from on High. It is time for GREAT FAITH and GREATER THINGS. Fear not, My Warrior Bride.
“Mountains are still being moved. Giants are still being slain. Signs and wonders are still being done in My Name. MIRACLES are your portion!
“Go forth and conquer, Beloved, for surely you shall recover all. Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit, says The LORD of Hosts.”
“But”: Conjunction: used to introduce a phrase or clause CONTRASTING with what has already been said. (Contrast: The opposite, STRIKINGLY different) Oxford Dictionary
“But let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No,’ ‘No.’ For whatever is more than these is from the evil one,” Matthew 5:37.
“For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty,” 2 Peter 1:16.
“For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds,” 2 Corinthians 10:4.
““Have FAITH in God,” Jesus said to them. “Truly I tell you that if anyone SAYS to this mountain, ‘Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and has no doubt in his heart but believes that it will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours,” Mark 11:22-24.
“But you, O man of God, flee from these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made the good confession before many witnesses,” 1 Timothy 6:11-12.
“You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; and the light will shine on your ways,” Job 22:28.
“Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. But he must ask in faith, without doubting, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind,” James 1:5-6.
~ Deborah Waldron Fry