Saturday, December 06, 2008

You are in Faith Fight

Matthew 11:12 (NIV) From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful men lay hold of it.
Everyone will not benefit from this message- yet for those of us who have been laboring in prayer and have yet to see our manifestations there is something you need to know. The Lord spoke a word to me tonight and I think there are others would be benefit from the word. You have been seeking God about healing, finances for your family and your ministry and renovation and transformation in some really tough relationships and other areas of your life. You need to know that for your manifestation you are going to NEED to continue to fight the good fight of faith. Some of you, like myself have decided you know what you want and what the bible says belongs you a covenant believer. Now is the time to decide to continue to fight for it. You are going to have to forcefully advance into what it you are trying to lay hold of from God. Indeed I sense in my spirit that we have reached the point of TRULY having our minds made up about moving forward with the Lord. Remember it is written in 2 Corinthians 10:3-5 we don't wage war as the world does. On the contrary the have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. Even in you are dealing with circumstances and situations in the natural - you have to remember it is a spiritual problem.
I am hearing from the Lord to develop your warrior spirit. You are so much much much stronger than you know and ALL of hell can't stop what God has planned for you life. You are not in a position to confess lightly, praise infrequently and pray casually. For me personally I am NOT seeking from God what others are praying about so I can't seek God the way others people are seeking Him. This is not just about getting..this is about relationship. This is about knowing more personally and truthfully His nature. His character and His personality. This is about out fighting every ounce of doubt, discouragement and fear with the truth of God's word. This is about maintaining a position of faith at all times. You must meditate. confess, decree and then do it again and again. You are not speaking it TO make it happen but your faith is coming when you speak it. Plain and simple there are somethings available to you but you will see have to FIGHT for it. It will not be easy but it is possible. You have been doing everything you know you do. There is no unforgiveness in your heart. You are giving faithfully as you are able. You believe the word. You speak the word and still you are NOT seeing what you need to be see right now. I know. I understand. You need to know you are not doing anything wrong. Sometimes we think there is this perfect algebraic formula that we have to have right in order to receive from God. Yes there are principles to obey and order to follow but God is faithful even when we are not. The truth is that you just have to hold on and bear through...keep doing what you are doing and yes press in harder but still know that it is coming. Right now you need to realize that in the faith fight you can't afford to keep your mouth closed. Ask Him to do what only He can do for you and with you. Manie