The Father Says Today — August 2020
Daily prophecy for August, 2020, republished with the kind permission of
Prophet Russ Walden of Father’s Heart Ministry.
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August 31, 2020. The Father says today, I would not that you live in abandonment at the mercy of the whims of others. Disappointments come, and those closest to you will falter and fail just when you need them most. When all other lights fail, keep your trust in the promise of My Word to be a lamp to your feet and a light to your path at all times. Anchor your sense of self-referral in who I AM in your life and not any person or situation or outward security. Never give away your self-respect to the false strength of an ego-driven manipulative person. They quote My word and make loud protestations, but in the end, they will merely use you and kick you to the curb when they have no more use for you. That is not My Plan, and that is not My purpose for your life.
Make a choice, says the Father, to gather your strength around the truth of what I AM saying and what I AM doing right now in your situation. Change is coming, and the shift you’ve asked for is already underway. Out of the pressures around you, promotion will come, and the bleak outlook intimidating you will be a distant memory of troubles that never happened. In the heat of the moment, be reminded that I’ve heard your voice and I inhabit My people’s praises. I formed you and created you as a creature of dominion, and in the authority of the Cross, you will stand up and be strong. You will not be confounded, and you will not come to shame. The reproach of the scorners and despisers who dream of your destruction will be utterly defeated, for your hope in Me will not be disappointed, says God.
August 30, 2020. The Father says today, if you aren’t rejoicing, you’ve already capitulated to the enemy. My kingdom doesn’t just bring joy; it IS joy. The enemy doesn’t have any defense against joy. Joy in your heart destroys hell’s strategy against you and causes the enemy to turn tail and retreat. When weeping overwhelms you in the night, dry your eyes, and rise up with joy in the morning. For My joy is leading you out and bringing you into the very center of the deliverance that is your portion. Be joyful and rejoice even when it is a sacrifice. Rejoice and be joyful even when you want to despair and cry your eyes out. It isn’t hypocrisy beloved; it is spiritual warfare against the enemy dead set on destroying your life. Be joyful. Embrace joy. Reach down into the deep aquifers of My Spirit within you and draw up the refreshing of My joy in the darkest of times. For My joy will carry you and transport you to the place of peace and blessing beyond all your expectations. I say Rejoice, and again I say Rejoice!
The enemy mocks and says, “why rejoice?” Rejoice because My Kingdom is righteousness, peace, and joy. Never let the enemy rob you of your joy. Never allow yourself to wallow in self-pity. Get over it. Stand up, shake yourself off, and move on. Forgive, release, bless, and get on with the business of ruling and reigning in Christ. Let My River flow inside you. Stir up My joy within you for My Joy is the river of salvation that makes glad the heart. Let My Peace envelop you for you will go out with joy and be led forth with peace. Be militantly joyful. Be resolutely at peace even when all around you are in contention and strife.
August 29, 2020. The Father says today, I heard you the first time. You’ve asked, and you’ve asked, and I don’t mind you asking, but I thought I would let you know I licked the stamp and sent the answer before that prayer escaped your lips. When you are in trouble, My ear is acutely tuned to your cry. Understand what I will and will not do. When you are in distress, I don’t stop and ponder whether or not I will move on your behalf — I simply act upon the occasion of your faith-filled prayer. Realize that he who touches you touches the apple; the pupil of My eye, says God. What does that mean? That means I have an autonomic response to preserve and defend you just as you act by reflex to protect your eye if someone pokes you. That isn’t what you’ve always been taught in the past but know that I’m near, and I AM acting and moving to get you out of harm’s way and put you in a position of inaccessibility from the enemy where he will be unable even to touch you in any way.
Trust Me then, says the Father. Trust Me and let Me take it from here. Make a determinate choice to be careful for nothing, even under maximum pressure. When cares of life come, and problems mount up, let your response always be the thankfulness of knowing I’m here and acting in your defense. I will preserve, defend, and provide for you and that right early. Refuse to worry and refuse to give vent to the problem. Instead, release praise. Complaints? Never again. Self-pity? Make no room for it. Unbelief? You’ve come too far for that. My counsels are with you. My goodness is tracking you down. My favor is surrounding you as a shield to ward off every assault of the enemy. This is your portion by My hand this day, says God, and your righteousness is of Me.
August 28, 2020. The Father says today, the heavens are configured to declare My Glory to men on the earth. Watch the night sky, says The Father, for I AM speaking. I AM making My Words known to the sons of men, even the deep counsels in hidden places are being exposed and revealed of the enemy’s plans that will be crushed in a moment of time. Those things that men have conceived in darkness will be shouted from the rooftops, and overnight political fortunes will be upended, and the expectations of man will be plowed under by My hand. They have said they will cast off all restraint and do as they please but they haven’t taken into account that My eye sees and My ear hears, and My Heart is moved to defend My People and protect My People and give them supernatural victory over all the strategies of hell against them.
Men will fight, and men will contend, says God, but I will enter into the battle, and for all the efforts of men to resist, I will conquer, and I will make known, and I will work righteousness in the earth beyond any human measure. The line is gone forth to the ends of the earth and the declaration is given “this far and no further.” Your eye will see it and rejoice. The nations will observe and tremble for they counted Me out, but your faith counted Me in. What happens next is for your deliverance, and for My Glory, says The Father. Rejoice then and do not give into fear. Reject the voices of the fear-mongering talking heads, for there is no truth in them. Rejoice to know that I AM your Truth, and I AM your support, and of My Greatness, you will behold and celebrate with great celebration My Hand at work in the earth.
August 27, 2020. The Father says today I AM your rock and your high tower. I AM keeping you safe in the secret place that the enemy can’t even find you. Because I AM on the inside of you, failure is not an option. Stay in the place of always trusting, always resting, and always responding to those around you with the love response. Love is who I AM, not just what I do. When you choose to love you, bring Me on the scene, and your rescue will be forthcoming. There are times that you feel as though your doors are unlocked, and the enemy is breaking in. Keep your trust in Me. I AM your security system. Respond to every threat not by hitting the panic button but by quietness and rest.
There is a rest that remains to My people, says The LORD, and that is where I AM calling you. You’ve wondered where I AM and what I AM doing in your situation, and I say to you, get quiet and listen. I AM in the bow of your boat in the midst of the storm. Call upon Me, and before the words escape your lips deliverance will be made manifest. Don’t look at yourself through man’s eyes for they will never qualify you for breakthrough or answered prayer. Job’s comforters never do anything but find fault and compliment themselves on how spiritual they are. See yourself through My eyes. See yourself through the filter of the work of the Cross. I AM your perfecter and your teacher. I AM your provider, and your defender and your righteousness is of Me and not your own works or efforts. Settle in next to Me and feel My arms holding you secure. I AM here. I AM working. There is nothing to fear.
August 26, 2020. The Father says today, My ear is attentive to the cry of your heart this day. I see your sincerity. I know the need, and My hand is moving at this very moment to break every assault of hell against you. You’ve wondered if you are praying right and if your prayers are framed correctly so that I will hear and respond. Listen, beloved; I don’t have any hoops for you to jump through or any complex religious protocols for you to follow to get an answer. That isn’t what you’ve been taught in the past but be a Father-pleaser and listen to My voice. Just run to Me. Run to Me and climb up on My lap. Throw the arms of your expectation around My neck, for I will not deny you the desires of your heart. The sentence of life has gone forth from My presence, and I AM bringing equity and justice from My throne into the situation you are facing.
Be willing to hold your heart up to Me that I might prove you and know your simplicity and your faith in the midst of the storm. I’m not a far-off God. I AM as near to you as your hands and feet. My Spirit resides in the breath of your nostrils, and My heart resounds with your petitions and your faith-filled declarations. I have visited you, and I have brought you into the abiding place that I AM on the inside of you. This day and every day of your waking, I keep you safe from the destroyer, and I establish your goings that your footsteps fail not. I have called you, and I have inclined My ear to you this day. I AM rolling up My sleeves and baring My strong right arm to crush the adversary and bring you out on stable ground with a testimony of My faithfulness in the midst of the opposition that stands against you.
August 25, 2020. The Father says today, I AM your preservation and your trust — there is nothing to fear. Let your soul boast in My faithfulness for My goodness extends to you and embraces you amid every storm. There is nothing necessary you must do to prove yourself to Me or to somehow make yourself good enough for answered prayer. I already delight in you and chose you in Myself before the foundation of the world. You are not rejected; you are accepted in the beloved because of Calvary’s shed blood applied on your behalf, so relax. Enter into the rest of one whose warfare has been done away with.
I have placed a cup in your hand this day and a sure and secure inheritance. The vintage of the New Wine of My kingdom is here for you to drink deeply and be refreshed. Reach out by faith with bold access in prayer, knowing that in nothing will you be turned away when you choose to run even this day into the high tower of My name in your life. You have decisions to make — do so with presumptive anticipation of My faithfulness to provide, protect, and bring you into your wealthy place. I AM instructing you, and My counsel is hidden deep in your heart. Set My faithfulness ever before you for I am at your right hand and you will never be moved.
August 24, 2020. The Father says today, you are moving from visitation to habitation. You are shifting in this season into a place of abiding in the vine while others are merely dabbling with the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. What others desire of occasional experience of My Glory I AM bringing into your life as continual testimony. I didn’t bring you into My kingdom to be held back, held down, or distracted by the things of the world around you. I birthed you, and I brought you forth by the Incorruptible Seed of My word on the inside of you and because My word is standing up within you, even so, you are standing up in My glory and My power to overcome every opposition ranged against you.
The backbiters and gossipmongers may whisper and point but know this — My Truth in you always supersedes and outlives the lie. Falsehood is being exposed and My authenticity and the validity of My character within you is now being put on full display. I will give you favor with those you need to have favor with, says God. The hatred of the haters will fade, and they will become nothing more than a footnote in the history of your life. Every one of your days is written in My Book, says God. The vile person and the wizards that peep and mutter will be removed. The sorcery of the sorcerers who name My name and act in treachery and betrayal will come to nothing. Great will be your conquest and your victory as you fully trust Me and listen to My Voice when all other voices are clamoring for your attention.
August 23, 2020. The Father says today, do you want peace, or do you want understanding? My Peace will take you where understanding will never go. If you want what you’ve never had before, you must be willing to go where you’ve never been before. That requires a new download of information and wisdom that will make your current paradigm tilt off its axis and demand answers, analysis, rationale, and explanations. What you must do is make your decision today whether you want to comfort yourself with man’s understanding or do you want to step out of your comfort zone and toward what you’ve longed to see Me do in your life according to My promise and according to My Word.
You’ve been listening, and I don’t mean to natural things — you’ve been listening in the Spirit, and your hearing is better than it’s been, but it isn’t perfected yet. You cannot rely on what you think should happen next or what you think I should do next. Listen to My still small voice. Listen to My voice speaking in the silence between your own thoughts. The stillness of My voice will take you where limited human perception will never go. Yield to the tug of My Spirit and commit to what I’m saying even at the expense of stepping out of your lane because when you step out of your lane, you walk out into the realm of My power where miracles happen, and breakthrough manifests in an explosive way. Are you ready? Then let’s go then — one step at a time…
August 22, 2020. The Father says today, I have not forgotten you, and I’m not angry with you. When I look at you, I AM not seeking to catch you in some error. When I look at you, I see the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world. Your righteousness and entitlement in relationship to Me are not based on religious performance or moral excellence. Your righteousness is grounded in who I AM and what I did for you 2000 years ago. Guilt has no place under the blood, and I have put the blood on the doorpost of your life. Regardless of what it may feel like or the pressure coming against you, I have not left you to your own devices. I AM with you. I will never leave you or forsake you in any way. Maintain your trust in Me. Believe the good report. Know that you are accepted in the beloved, and there is nothing that can separate you from My goodness or My favor as you keep your mind and heart stayed on Me.
Press into the pressure, says the Father. Stay linear in your decision making under pressure, not looking to the right hand or to the left. My soul has no pleasure in one that looks back. The enemy may think he has prevailed against you and those that trouble you may rejoice at your perceived calamity, but that is not My Heart. Let your soul trust in My Mercy. Cause your heart by faith to rejoice in the salvation that I represent in your life. My bounty is your privilege and your portion. My goodness walks with you all the day long. My favor is doled out to you in double handfuls this day to sustain you; to maintain you in the midst of challenge, and put you over every obstacle in your path.
August 21, 2020. The Father says today, the truth always outlives the lie. I see the battle you are in . I see the betrayal and hardship you have experienced at the hands of those who called themselves your friends and brothers. Don’t be distracted by their faithlessness. Men will show themselves unfaithful, but I AM ever faithful to carry you through every storm and every challenging situation. Things won’t always be this way. The persecutors will be taken in the very snares they have set for your feet. The gallows they built for your destruction they will hang on themselves for I will bless those that bless you, but I will execrate — I will remove from your life those who merely trifle with your life or well-being. I AM working. I AM bringing about My promise on your behalf. You won’t be left to yourself. I AM sending reinforcements to expose the deception and champion the truth and bring you out of all adversity.
The accusations against you and the deceits that others have believed will not endure, but My truth will stand as your testimony forever. Don’t be distracted by what others think. They want you to dance to their tune and serve at their convenience, but that is not your portion. Keep walking in love. Continue living the love-walk for love is who I AM and not just what I do. As you love and keep on loving, you will come out of fear and out of failure into a secure place where intimidation and the enemy’s threats cannot touch you. I have surrounded you before and behind, and even those things you aren’t aware of are being dealt with by My hand. Rest in Me. Trust in Me for I AM in control, and I AM addressing every concern you have from the least even to the greatest.
August 20, 2020. The Father says today, I set the solitary in families and establish the righteous in their tribes. It is not good to be alone; therefore, you will not be alone. I’ve seen your labors and your toils and the frustration of working without the cooperation of others. It may seem that there is no assistance to be found but put your faith in Me to provide willing hearts and willing hands to come alongside you at the perfect time. There have been those you wanted to work with, and you felt drawn to that proved unwilling and unfaithful. I’ve seen that said the Father, and I marked the fact that you refused to be angry or judgmental in the midst of disappointment. You chose to keep your eyes on Me and not man; therefore, you will be amply supplied with every good thing necessary including those who will stand alongside and will not falter, fail or betray you.
Stand fast in the furnace, says God, for I AM the fourth man in your fire. The wicked may walk on every side, but My Purifying Fire purges the dross and removes the chaff so that the bare grain that remains in your life might produce and manifest seed, fruit, and harvest in a single day. This is the season that the plowman overtakes the reaper. That’s why the enemy has worked so hard to distract you and keep you from seeking the kingdom with your whole heart. Don’t let anything or anyone take your eyes off the harvest I AM bringing. Believe for a full manifestation of My Mercy and My Goodness in your life — not just 30 fold or 60 fold, but the 100 fold bounty you’ve believed for and prayed for and expected for is on its way to you. Keep a fire of rejoicing on the inside of you even though, at times, it appears there is nothing outward to celebrate. I AM working. I AM on the scene. I AM bringing forth as though in a day an unexpected blessing, unprecedented triumph, and total victory in your situation over all the plans of the enemy.
August 19, 2020. The Father says today, it is time for you to fly. You’ve done things under your own power, and you’ve looked for help and found none. All that changes today. This day the enemy that put you to flight will see you standing in the power of My might, and he will tremble. I AM your strength in battle, says God. I teach your hands to war and your words to make conquest in My Name against all the strategies of hell against you. The enemy has stalked you in secret, but I have exposed his hiding place. He has said you would be taken for a prey, but now he is caught in the snare he set for your feet. You will maintain your forward momentum in My favor, but the feet of those who seek your soul will go down to the pit till there is no rising of them again forever.
My eyes behold, says God, and My eyelids try the sons of men. They say in their hearts that I AM not paying attention to what is going on around you, but I AM quick to deliver and to save and that in a moment of time. Fret not neither be dismayed for I AM working. Fear not, for I AM on the scene and bringing about highest heart’s desire and greatest dream fulfilled. The beneficial rains of My Spirit are ripening the harvest of My blessing in your life this day. My countenance is upon you like the morning sun bringing life and blessing beyond your expectation. What of the wicked and their wickedness? What of their plans and their desires toward you? They are as nothing. They are less than nothing. They are as the small dust of the balance that moves the scale not at all, but My heaviness –– My “kabod glory” shall rest upon you and lead you out of the thorny place and the difficult situation into your place of promise even this day.
August 18, 2020. The Father says today, your hearing is better than it used to be but it isn’t yet perfected. I am giving you the ability to discriminate between My Voice and the cacophony of noises in the spirit round about you. The Voice of the past may be safely ignored for you will not pass this way again. The Voice of strife has nothing important to take note of for you are a principality and a power who cannot fail to manifest the Christ of God in your situation. The Voice of complaint need not be hearkened to for I will fill your mouth with blessing and praise and thankfulness.
Hearken to My sound and My sound only says the Father. I AM the Voice of many waters drowning out the empty and vain pollutants and contaminating strains of lack, fear, doubt and despair. You will not despair, says The Father, for I AM your joy. You will not lack for I AM your provision. You will not fear for I AM your strong tower. You will not doubt for I will be there to lift you up lest you dash your foot against a stone. Be assured says the Father and be at rest, for the curtain is rising on the final act of your breakthrough.
August 17, 2020. The Father says today, I AM not a far-off God. I see the trouble you are in, and I AM acting in your defense. Let your mouth pray. Let your petition be made known, for the words of your mouth and meditation of your heart open the entrance for Me to come in. I AM knocking at the door of your heart — your faith opens to Me and commissions Me to act. Your persecutor’s pride will cause them to be taken and snared in the very plan they have devised to bring you harm. They have said they will lord over you and force you to their will, but I will remove them from your sight, and they will trouble you no more. The tongue that speaks vanity and the hands that work mischief against you will be chastised, and you will go free rejoicing in the deliverance that I have worked on your behalf.
Though you’ve been long in waiting, the Father says I have not forgotten you. I will arise and lift My hand and by My power sweep away the spiteful ones because you committed yourself to My keeping and said in your heart, “The LORD is my Helper.” The arm of the godless is broken, and the harassment of the enemy now perishes from your land. You will look diligently for those who hate you and be unable to find them. I will work a complete work to deliver and remove far off from you the caterpillar, the cankerworm, and the locust that has plagued you with problem after problem for all these years. Do you trust Me? Let Me take it from here. Enter into the rest of knowing it isn’t about your strength or your wisdom. You can’t think your way out of this situation, and you can’t fix things. Take your hands off and trust Me to resolve in an instant this longstanding detrimental circumstance in your life.
August 16, 2020. The Father says today, I AM restoring you to wholeness of heart. Your heart was broken and torn in many directions in times past — all that ends now. I AM holding your heart in My hand and blowing upon it with My breath as a man would blow upon a coal of fire. Your rejoicing is coming back. Your joy is now restored. Wait! Can you hear it? In your heart, even now, the faint music of celebration is rising within you with the trumpets of praise — blasting out all the depression, anxiety, and sadness. Sadness is not your portion, says God. I AM your Maker, and every one of your days is written in My Book. The epistle of your life is a success story, a romance, an epic of triumph and victory — not a tragic cautionary tale of failure or disappointment. Your enemies are turned back — they perish at My presence. I have maintained your right and your cause, and now the gavel comes down in your favor.
The destructions of the destroyer in your life have come to a perpetual end. Now beauty takes the place of ashes, and the spirit of heaviness is displaced by joy unspeakable and full of glory. Say in your heart, “this is where it gets easy!” I am all about yoke easy and burden light. Make the proclamation, “What ELSE could POSSIBLY go right?” For that is the threshold you have crossed over this very day. Believe the good report, says God. Refuse to wallow in the negative. Give Me some cooperation, and I will give you some change. Let your eyes be lightened with the promise of My Word, and the expectation of your heart be above only and not beneath. Despisers will despise and perish, but a credulous faith-believing people will inherit the land and divide the heathen’s spoil for their inheritance.
August 15, 2020. The Father says today, the excellency of My Name is bringing you out today. Open your mouth wide as a suckling child and receive the strength that I have ordained for you. The enemy and the avenger against you are stilled as you praise and acknowledge who I AM and what I AM doing in your life by My Word. Never feel that you are forgotten or marginalized in any way. I AM mindful of you, and I visit you every day with My goodness. I AM ever working to bring you into promotion and benefit even as I did Abraham of old. This day your testimony will be, “I have seen the finger of God come forth in my life, and I am delivered from the enemy!”
The angels hush and bow their heads when they witness the glory that I have placed in your heart. You are holy ground. Your spirit is the place of deep calling to deep where My Voice originates and goes forth into all the earth to subdue the enemy before you. You will put your foot in the neck of the enemy, and you will walk in the dominion that I ordained for you before the foundation of the world. Realize this day that you are not a pauper, and you are not cast aside or trodden under foot of the enemy. Though you were created a little lower than the angels, I have crowned you with glory and honor. Walk in that honor today. I have given you dominion over all the works of My hands, and I have put all things under your feet that you might reign in Christ on this side of your mortality. Know that ruling and reigning begins now — if you can take now for an answer. Accept this, beloved, and know it as your inheritance in Me.
August 14, 2020. The Father says today, this is your turnaround time. The enemy’s strategy is broken, and your persecutor’s oppression is now lifted and thrown back from your life. When no one has any answers, and nothing is working, relax, and realize that I AM online in your situation to deliver answers and solutions beyond man’s wisdom. In an instant, in a moment, deliverance is come from on high. Your tears are wiped away, and there is a dance in your step and jubilation in your mouth. Go ahead and celebrate for those who sought your life without a cause are trodden down and laid in the dust to be seen no more.
I AM a just judge, says The Father, and I AM never late. The wickedness of the wicked now comes to an end as I establish the just in the land of the living. I have tried your heart and formed you as My Jewels are formed — with heat and pressure. Now the dross is skimmed away with every imperfection that you might shine forth in The Kingdom of your Father. Take all that anger, stress, and travail and give it to Me. They have dug a pit and set a snare to take you, but their mischief now returns on their own head and their violent dealing will boomerang back into their own lives. Trust Me for the outcome. Set a watch on your mouth and a guard upon your heart never to speak contrary to My promise or to worry in any way. I AM here. I AM working, and you will not be disappointed, says God.
August 13, 2020. The Father says today, I AM not angry with you, and I’m not punishing you. The enemy whispers and tells you I AM holding out on you, but beloved everything I conceivably could give to you was totally and utterly poured out in your life 2000 years ago. I see your weakness, and I AM answering with My Mercy. I AM not some wrathful being on a distant mountaintop hurling lightning bolts of displeasure upon helpless humanity below. If ever I was who men assume Me to be the earth and all creation would be vaporized in a moment. I not only give to you and bless you daily and moment by moment, but I even give life and breath to the heathen and those who shake their fist in My face. I AM Love personified. That is who I AM and what I do continually. I rain on the just and the unjust. I AM not spiteful, and I never toy with you or put on you that which the Cross provided for the removal of. I AM your Healer, your Salvation, and your Provision – not one-day – someday, but now. Enter into that truth and wrap yourself in its comfort as I move to radically bless you in this season.
I’ve heard your groaning, and I have seen the grief that has consumed you in the night. You’ve asked Me and asked Me and asked Me, and I’ve heard you, so begin now to thank Me, for guess what? The check is in the mail. My provision for every possible need you might have is on its way to you stamped by the postmaster of heaven with My promise certified not by the fact that you earned anything but by the truth of the shed blood of Calvary. Sanctify your conscience to that reality. When I see the blood, I AM satisfied on your behalf. I’m not looking for some moral quality or some level of religious performance allegedly required before I will move in your life. What can your fasting do to move My hand beyond what the Cross has provided? What can all those self-imposed restrictions and burdens provoke My hand to make available to you that the nails and the crown of thorns did not make possible? I say to you that your righteousness is in Me. I move in your life not because of who you are or what you have done but because of who I AM and what was done for you on the Cross two millennia ago. Rest in that. Let that truth work in you as you receive the full saturation of My entire promise this day made manifest to address every deficit you are facing.
August 12, 2020. The Father says today, My ear is bent low to the meditation of your heart. On the inside of you, I see the pave stones of your faith, and they shine brightly in My eyes, delighting My heart and moving My Hand to intervene in your situation. I see you, and I hear the voice of your cry. The Angels are vectoring into your life to bring forth their works according to My Promise and according to your faith-filled words. The perfection of holiness is manifesting within you and flowing out of you in a pure testimony of My nature and My goodness to all that see you or interact with you in any way. This is your rejoicing, for you haven’t put your trust in vain things. You have put your trust in who I am in your life, therefore you will not be ashamed. My Name is your defense today, and My glory is a fire round about you that the enemy will not break through.
The enemy wants you to think you are surrounded by a multitude of problems, but you are not; you are encompassed by the multitude of My Mercies. In My Mercies, you will rejoice all day long no matter what the enemy threatens for My Impenetrable strength stands between you and all of his plans and strategies. Refuse to be distracted by temporal things. Keep your mind stayed on the eternal realities of My Spirit for the things that are seen are temporary and ever subject to change by My Hand on your behalf and to your benefit. The faithlessness of the wicked will not touch you. The counsels of the ungodly will fail before the words leave their mouths. In the multitude of their transgressions, they will fall into the pit of their own making, but I will uphold you and bring you through to a place of provision, stability, and safety even by My Hand, says the Father.
August 11, 2020. The Father says today, I AM your righteousness. When I look at you, says the Father, I see the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. That is the basis of every answered prayer and blessing in your life. When I look at you, I see the blood on the doorpost of your heart, and I pass over you to protect you and bring you out of your captivity. I move in your life, not based on who you are or what you have done for Me. I move in your life based on who I AM and what I did for you on the Cross years ago. When you come before Me in prayer, realize that the Cross is enough. Giving your body to be burned or making some religious sacrifice does not prompt Me to act in your life in any way. You are qualified for all of heaven’s best because of what I have done and am doing in you and not any other thing.
Accept your place before Me this day, says the Father. Receive the fact of the finished work of Calvary. Lay aside every human effort to get My attention and just know that I have set you as the pupil of My eye. I see your distress and will have mercy in your time of need. Come before Me expectantly and wait patiently on the thing that I AM bringing about. Commune with your own heart on your bed and say to your busy little mind, “Be still and know…” There are those around you filled with pessimism, but that is not your portion. Sarcasm is the last defense of the carnal mind. Let cynicism and sarcasm be displaced with gladness in your heart and the light of My countenance. Your time of celebration has come. Your corn and wine are increased. Enter into My peace; even the peace of one whose warfare has been done away with by the Cross; then you will lay down in tranquility and sleep the sleep of a babe, safe in My arms.
August 10, 2020. The Father says today, I AM your shield against every assault of hell. The enemy may increase himself against you and even use those closest to you to hurt you — but I am here, and there is nothing to worry about. Others look at you convinced that you are only getting what you deserve, but that is not the lens through which I look at you or your situation. The enemy rises against you in many ways, but they only put a target on their back that My arrows might find them and remove them far off. I AM your protection. I AM your provision. Though you could not find one person to stand with you, I AM here, and I will never leave you or forsake you.
Say of your soul, “My salvation is in God…” What I am about to do no one will be able to take credit for. Those who are eyeing you just waiting to see you fall will be ashamed and turned back when they see My blessing and My favor showered upon you in a moment for I AM the God that can do anything I want any time I want, and I don’t have to check with anyone before I do. My exhortation to you this day is, don’t panic. The fear of The Lord is clean, but every other fear is unclean. Refuse to allow the enemy to defile your mind with thoughts of fear or worry of any kind. I AM on-premises in your life. The angels encamp all around you. The answers you seek are manifesting even now, and you will not be thwarted.
August 9, 2020. The Father says today, let the heathen rage for I have hidden you in My pavilion. The kings of the earth and rulers of men despise My counsels and plunge headlong into darkness, but that is not your portion. Nations defy My ordinances and turn away from My wisdom, but in the midst of their darkness, I will be light to your path leading you to the place of peace and contentment. Know this, says God, that peace is not the absence of conflict; peace is a fruit of My Spirit working in you and preserving you from the enmity of godless minds. As I have set boundaries for the sea and said, “go no further,” I have set boundaries for the sons of men and declared “this far and no further.” They set their sights on the fleshly treasures of iniquity, but My word in the earth is “that will be enough of that!”
So fret not when you see evildoers reaping the consequences of their actions. Hell was not created for them, yet hell is their portion, nonetheless. Your responsibility is to be salt and light until Shiloh comes and with it My hand of deliverance to move in your personal life and make things different than they are. Remember that He that sits in the heavens will laugh, and I have seated you in heavenly places in Christ. If you aren’t laughing, you are living below your privileges. Know that I have set you in My holy hill of Zion, and there I will defend you and preserve you till all these troubles are over. Despair not at the conceit of the ungodly for in their rebellion they only mark themselves as the heathen that I give you for your inheritance. They will be broken at the wheel and left parched at the cistern of their own making, but to you, I have given the uttermost parts of the earth for your inheritance, and your righteousness will ever originate in Me.
August 8, 2020. The Father says today, I AM infusing your life with My Blessing this day. You have chosen to turn away from dark counsels and manipulation. You decided to run in the way of My Word and not after the advice of those who have no light in them. Realize this, says the Father, that heaven takes notice when you walk away from ungodly associations. Nothing escapes My eye, even in the night when you lay awake meditating on My word and My law concerning the things that you are facing. Know that you aren’t alone, and you aren’t up against a wall. Feel the refreshing down in the sap of your soul, for I AM rooting Myself in you and vining Myself in you. Yes, I AM keeping you saturated in My Goodness even in the drought and dryness of the season you are walking in.
Your dreams, says the Father, have not cast their young. The assault from hell against your life has not extinguished the prospects of the vision I buried down deep inside you like hidden treasure. From this day forth, the fruit that the enemy thought would die on the vine in your life is now becoming lush and ripe for harvest. The leaves of hope on the boughs of your branches are now supple and healthy, no longer wilting under the blighting curse of disappointment. I say to you put your hand to something, and I will bless it. Step out in faith, and I will cause you to take territory and claim new ground that will prosper in everything you apply yourself to. Don’t be distracted by the godless, even those close to you who mock and scorn who I AM in your life. They are as the chaff that My wind even now will blow away, and their howls of spite will no longer be heard in your land, says God.
August 7, 2020. The Father says today, I AM not daunted by your to-do list or your prayer needs. Cry out to Me. Bring those things before Me that make you mad and make you doubt. All those issues that keep sleep from your eyes and peace from your heart are as nothing — cast them all at My feet. Choose to be careful for nothing for that would be double work because I care for you, and I AM always at work responding to the dictates of your faith to see deliverance come to your situation. I AM not delaying; instead, I AM expediting your requests and dispatching angels to your side to work in you and with you to bring about needed change. Be discerning and trim your words before the angel of My presence, lest he destroys the work of your hands. They come for your words, and if they find perverse speech on your lips or contradictory statements, they stand aside, fold their arms and wait for clearance to move further. They know nothing of the intent of the heart; all they know is the character of your actions and the quality of the words of your mouth that they act on as requisitions from heaven — unless they are impeded by express unbelief in your heart or mind.
So put away from you all perverse speech and conversation, opinions, and exclamations contrary to My word. Choose to be a fountain of sweet water and not bitter. Refuse to allow anything comparable with the curse to be articulated in your mind or on your lips. What you could get away with and what didn’t matter seemingly in times past regarding crass or casual conversation will not do in the season you are walking in now. I AM bringing a groundswell of blessing and a breaking up of the deeps of My power in your life. The open heaven is appearing above you to bring in those things that are needed and drive far off and far away from you those situations, conditions, and yes, even people who have no place in My plan for your life. Yes, there is the unknown part of it, for I lead you forth with joy and cause you to go out with peace — not with explanations and rationale. Accept that you won’t know everything that tomorrow entails, but you rule and reign all the same as you pray out My mysteries with tongues that cannot be uttered in articulate speech.
August 6, 2020. The Father says today, I AM elevating the work of your hands and putting on display the gifts, talents, skill, and anointing that I’ve placed inside you for My Gory. You’ve wondered why you’ve put so much effort into something that seemingly hasn’t come to fruition, but suddenly now with just a slight alteration and different manner of presentation the lights go up and all the attention will be upon you for promotion and acknowledgment of what I’ve done in and through you in My Kingdom. It will open a door for you to cause many to know your testimony and receive the witness of what your walk with Me is all about. Things that have been misconstrued and even caused you to be misunderstood and accused falsely will be cleared up as My favor visits your life in an unusual and unique way.
There is also now manifesting a provisioning and prosperity for your benefit as resources of opportunity, connection, collaboration and yes, even money will start to pour in on the left and the right — just like a tub filling up with water that you might wash away the stigma of failure and lack that has daunted you in times past but now will come to an end. No more looking back and waiting for the next disappointment in a long string of disappointments — those days are over. You are now moving forward, not in the flawed schemes of men, but in the unfailing initiatives of My Kingdom that are now unfolding to you ready to spring into manifestation your highest heart’s desire and greatest dream fulfilled.
August 5, 2020. The Father says today, you are moving forward in a new way. The old wineskin isn’t just inconvenient; it’s a disaster waiting to happen. Align your thinking with the emerging initiatives of My kingdom and foster those dynamics in your daily life. Maintaining the old only results in stagnation and disappointment. You’ve asked yourself, “Do things always have to be this hard?” No beloved, they do not. Only the way of the transgressor is hard. When your life ceases to be “yoke easy and burden light,” then you know you’ve strayed from the path of life. Adjust your heart and your mind. Why? Because things are the way they are because of what you are doing. If you want something different, you must do something different. If you spend all your energy trying to prop up what isn’t working anymore — nothing changes. That is not My Will. Even though I am the God who NEVER changes, I nonetheless require you to live in a constant state of change — that’s what repentance is all about.
No more complacency. No more giving in to that feeling of helplessness and desperation. You are not helpless because the Helper; the Holy Spirit lives on the inside of you. If you were genuinely incapable, My word would be a lie, and of all men and women, you would be most miserable. You’ve faced exasperation and exclaimed, “If I only knew what to do…” That is the voice of the soul despairing its lack of control in the situation. You DO know what to do, for I am your WISDOM, and I live on the inside of you. Do you want out? Listen to My voice speaking in the silence between your thoughts. Are you ready for a breakthrough? Then go out with joy and be led forth with peace. Joy establishes the direction and peace establishes the timing. Leave distractions behind. Reject the tyranny of the urgent and focus on the important. Step up and step out on that highway I spoke of in My Word — that the wayfaring man though a fool will not err therein. Are you ready? Move forward then, one step at a time.
August 4, 2020. The Father says today, act on My Word. Reach out and grasp the rhema of the prophetic over your life and put it into action. Another Word, another prophet, another strategy is not your answer. What I have already said to you is much more potent than what you are waiting for Me to do or say further. I have sanctioned your way forward. I AM moving you from authority to authorization. I AM taking you beyond permissiveness to the permission of heaven. I have, and I AM opening up latitude and indulgence in your life to see the cry of your heart become a reality. Look no further. Lean not to your understanding or the strength of others, for that is misdirection and idolatry. There is no missing ingredient for I AM. There is nothing up ahead that must happen for I AM. There is no impediment in heaven or earth to hold you back for I AM.
Go out this day and be who YOU ARE in Christ, and I will go with you and be who I AM, and that will make all the difference. Don’t worry about what others think. Refuse to listen to your critics or the do-nothings who are convinced there is nothing to do. I called you. I equipped you. I have empowered you. What are you waiting for? This is your NOW season. Now is all I have to give you, for I don’t live in the past, and the future is just the figment of a fallen creature’s imagination. Step into the now of My deliverance and My provision. Accept it. Realize its’ strength. Believe that you receive, and you will have whatsoever you desire. Those who insist otherwise are the congregation of the uninformed. Forget them. They are the small dust of the balance that only make a difference in their own minds. My hand is upon you. My heart is directing you. Be prompt and be obedient for your response time to Me is a metric of My response time to you — so ACT!
August 3, 2020. The Father says today, this is a season of forward momentum in your life, so get ready to run. You’ve been listening, and you’ve heard a sound — it is the sound of the rustling of Angels in the mulberry trees — as David of old. Move forward. Ascend in worship and descend in warfare against the enemy and his oppression. This is a running time for you as the prophet outran Ahab, so you will outrun the strategy of hell against you and land in the place of great blessing and favor in the days ahead. You will RUN the way of My commandments. As you run, you will not be alone. As Elijah learned, many around you have not bowed their knee to Baal. There will be many on the right and the left, and as you attain the prize and win the race, others will as well.
Be fleet of foot and determined in your mind. As you make your way toward the mark of the prize of the high calling, I AM your refreshing. Drink deeply of My Spirit and find the stamina to carry on. Things are being torn down and destroyed around you that I might do a great building up. I AM doing a new thing, says the Father, so get ready. Put on your running shoes. As the children of Israel, when they came out of Egypt, eat your food with your staff in your hand and your shoes on your feet. Immerse yourself in My truth, and not the opinions of men for the opinions of men will not sustain you where I AM taking you. It is a serious time. It is a serious time, but also a time of blessing. Blessings you have waited on for a long time are on their way to you this day as you humble yourself and find a place of renewed cooperation with Me and My word in your life, says the Father!
August 2, 2020. The Father says today, be flexible, interruptible, and patient. What looks like a setback and a disappointment is a setup for blessing and clearing the distractions ahead of you to propel you into an upgraded future with many unexpected benefits. Do you like surprises? You’ve asked, and you’ve wondered, “God, what about the PLAN?” Realize this, says the Father; I AM not in love with a plan. I AM in love with you. I didn’t send My Son to die for a plan. I sent Him to die for you. When I told you to hold everything loosely, I meant everything. There are things in your life you think are written in stone, but they are not — they are written in sand. Things change, and people change, and My plan for your life adjusts according to those realities.
When the tableau changes and the view whizzing by your window seems unfamiliar, take a moment, take a breath, and anchor your sense of self in who I AM in your life, for I AM unchanging and ever-present. When grief and longing for the past rise in your heart make a positive choice to render up to Me the boisterous and loud sacrifice of praise. Positive emotion releases the issues of life I’ve embedded in your spirit man, where I live on the inside of you. When tears of anger and frustration surface, get a hold of yourself and with all your might step out and move in the opposite spirit. The enemy is confounded when he doesn’t know what you will do next, and he totally doesn’t understand joy. Be joyful then. My kingdom doesn’t just bring joy — it IS joy and joy kicks the enemy’s legs right out from under him!
August 1, 2020. The Father says today, you are mighty in My Kingdom. That may not be how you see yourself, and that may not be how others see you, but I have declared the decree, and that is the lens through which I AM acting in your life. I AM changing things and shifting things around regarding supply and the day-to-day activity that surrounds you. Hold everything loosely. Be willing to let go when necessary. Don’t allow your sense of security to cause you to hold on to what I have put My hand on. This is house cleaning time. The detriments and the hindrances are now going, and the blessing and My favor are coming. Yes, this will involve shaking, which is never pleasant, but I want you to put your faith in the shift I AM bringing even though there is the unknown part of it. Know and accept in your heart that I AM calling you out. I AM leading you out into a place of total dependency on me and not your understood capacity for how you are used to getting things done.
This is a time of letting go. Letting go of the past. Even letting go of things going back to childhood that shaped your views and your ideas about who you are and what you are capable of. I have called you to be a doer. You are called as Joseph, who was the doer of everything that was done. Say that to yourself — often. Say, “I am a doer of all those things that are done…” You are not a mere observer, are you? You cried out to Me, and you declared, “Thy Kingdom Come!” My Kingdom doesn’t come with observation, and now is the time to rise and do exploits in My name. There are things I want to put under your hand that haven’t been blessed in times past but now you will be blessed as you willingly take responsibility for things that intimidated you in days gone by. Be responsible. Say, “My fault, My responsibility.” Say, “I will be responsible for that,” and you will find with the responsibility comes the SUDDENLIES of My favor that you’ve been waiting for so long to manifest in your life.
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