While meditating on John 14 & 15, I was asking for a clearer understanding of the meaning of “abiding in Him.”
The LORD reminded me of a word He spoke to me in 1996.
I felt compelled to pull up the word from my notes and reread it in full.
I believe I am to share this with you as we are a work in progress as the Master Potter is forming each of us into a unique expression of Himself.
Read and be blessed.
Blessings and Courage in Jesus’ Name.
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“My child, as the potter works the clay his fingerprints are embedded in the soft clay. His fingers give off oil and he puts himself into each vessel he makes. Each vessel is different.
How it is worked on the wheel, how the potter held his hand to shape the vessel is also unique. No two vessels are exactly alike.
My children are the clay in My hands. Here is where the trust is needed. For you to be completely moldable in My hands, you must trust Me.
Unlike the clay, you have a will and can freely choose NOT to submit, not to be moldable. But you can freely choose to be moldable and trust Me.
The trusting comes when you walk by faith in My Word and not by sight. If My Word says it — the promises to my children, those who believe in me — then by faith and trust in Me you can appropriate it for yourself and your house.
This pleases Me greatly, because you are looking with the eyes of faith instead of with the eyes of flesh. Your spiritual eyes allow you to see.
This makes it possible for you to call what is not yet in the flesh as if it has already come. You see it is manifested in the spiritual but not yet into the realm where you can see it.
When it is come then there is no need for faith. Faith is for what has not manifested yet, so too, with trust. When you see the completion of that which you desire there is no need for trust.
You do have confirmation and reinforcement for the fact your trust was founded in truth and it came to pass. My Scripture is filled with fulfilled prophecies.
This is sure proof of Who I AM. It is ample enough reason to trust Me. I have precedence, a history, of keeping My Word down to the smallest detail.
The potter works in fine detail, especially on a vessel fit for a king. The more talented the potter, the more intricate the work he does on each vessel he makes.
Time, patience, and care to the details all are characteristics of a good potter. I AM the Good Potter, the Good Shepherd; the I AM who created you so wonderfully. Each detail was purposefully included and designed with loving care.
Stay in My hands; remain teachable and moldable so I can do the detailed work I desire to do in your life and in your house.
I wish to draw each of My children to Me with words of love. I desire to entice them to spend time in My presence so I can impart so much more to them.
I wish to have their fellowship so I can fill the empty place that only I can fill. My children need Me, yet they seek after everything but Me.
My Spirit calls them to a closer relationship, but only a few respond or acknowledges My call.
But I rejoice in the zealous, committed ones who seek My face-to-face fellowship.
I cover them with my feathers and hold them close. Receive My Comfort tonight as I hold you close to My Heart.”
December 30, 1996, New Orleans, LA
Psalms 24:6; 27:8; 105:4; 139:14; Proverbs 3:5-6; Lamentations 4:2; Isaiah 64:8; 29:15-17; Jeremiah 18:2-6; John 10:11, 14-15; 12:32; Romans 4:17; 9:21-24; 2 Corinthians 5:7; Hebrews 11:6; 2 Peter 1:19.
~ Mary B. Dovie
“In God We Trust”
“Let God Arise & Let His enemies be scattered!”
Mary B. Dovie is an ordained minister of the Gospel under the covering of Joy Christian Church and Gideon Christian Fellowship in New Orleans, Louisiana. She operates under a prophetic and teaching anointing. Mary is married to her high school sweetheart, Paul; they live in Theodore, Alabama. Their family includes son Anthony, who serves in the US Army, as well as their son Matthew, his wife, Jennifer, and daughters, Amelia and Stella.