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The Sweet By-and-by
The Church is always preparing us to die and go to the sweet by-and-by.
All that is well and good, but what some of us need is The Church to show us how to live the abundant life in the nasty now and now!
It is time to be the light in the darkness of the night!
People need to see the light in us! Otherwise Jesus would have saved us and took us on to heaven when we were born again!
You are here for a reason! Arise shine!
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No Darkness in Him!
Every visitation or dream I have ever had of a heavenly being the beings (Angels) are always distinguishable in that they are filled with light!
There is no darkness in Him and we are in Him….
Think of this! You are to be a reflection of that light! A light carrier so to speak!
“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” 1 John 1:5.
“Every gift God freely gives us is good and perfect, streaming down from the Father of lights, who shines from the heavens with no hidden shadow or darkness and is never subject to change.” James 1:17 TPT.
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To the Five-Fold
To the Five-Fold Ministry who are here on earth at this moment in time… YOU ARE HERE TO RAISE UP AN ARMY, NOT PERFORM FOR AN AUDIENCE!
“And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting, but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head — Christ — from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love.” Ephesians 4:11-16.
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This Is How Your Light Will Shine!
Some of the people whom we are pointing the finger at, are in their situation because The Church only pointed at their mess and didn’t give them a message of the Good news!
The LORD just said: “If you take away the yoke from your midst, the pointing of the finger, and speaking wickedness, if you extend your soul to the hungry and satisfy the afflicted soul, then your light shall dawn in the darkness, and your darkness shall be as the noonday.
The LORD will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones; you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.
Those from among you shall build the old waste places; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; and you shall be called the Repairer of the Breach, the Restorer of Streets to Dwell In.” (Isaiah 54:9-12).
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Abraham Lincoln’s Dog
Just getting this out there.
I am seeking The LORD on this but I dreamed I was taking care of Abraham Lincoln’s dog.
This morning when I Googled Abraham Lincoln’s dog I found out that his dog was assassinated a year after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.
True story. MORE TO COME…. The dog was named Fido — by the way — and was yellow. I honestly had never heard that story till now.
~ by Jo Ellen Stevens
Jo Ellen Stevens of TCIC Ministries is a Prophetic speaker, author, worshiper and intercessor. She has ministered with her husband for 23 years and was a worship leader at the Assembly of God for many years. She is an ordained minister (Restoration Ministries) and works with Restoration Ministries in their Ministry Rooms doing prophetic worship with her husband. She has taught many bible studies and have led many intercessory prayer groups.