Devotional💗🌙🌙🌙

“Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.”

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“Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.”

How many times has the Lord told me this? I will answer too many to remember. I have always been a bit headstrong  and I’m a lot of the time set in ways; but when the Lord touches me and speaks to me it brings me to my knees.

A lot of times my heart or my mind lead the decision that I take and that has been something I have been working on. Because just as this verse says it’s not by might, nor by power but by God’s spirit. I’m not going to lie and not say that a lot of times it’s impossible to listen to God’s voice in the midst of it all.

“The LORD.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.”

When I look inside my life and I see a long road that still needs construction, repairs but most of all LOVE. My heart and mind might deceive me; however God never does.

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P.S. How was everyone’s weekend?? Mine was pretty restful. I’m thinking of doing a series of post about Godly dating➕👫💑Let me know what you think about that.. Shalom💗💕🌙

Ministry🗣🗣🗣🎉🎉💕💕

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God Bless you all in this gorgeous morning!!!Okay I’m usually not this cheery if I haven’t  drank my cup of coffee but today is such a wonderful day. I can almost feel the promise of something; it feels peaceful and at the same time as if something is good is going to come.

Anyways today I’m announcing our youth ministry Facebook page. I’m beyond excited I believe this page will be a blessing to many. There have been many setbacks to get this together and ready to go but I believe that the Lord has everything in control and that he has the perfect timing for everything.

One of the many setbacks was the name of the ministry…. just thinking about gives me a headache. I couldn’t find an appropriate name that would represent but also that  at the same time has a powerful meaning. Anyways after much prayer and advice from our pastor we decided on the name….drum roll please….

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This name kept popping up in many bibles verses and even though I was thinking of other names this was a constant  in my mind. Zion has different meanings one is fortification, another is raised up, and it also represents the new city of God. However our ministry will take the meaning to be raised up and be fortified in God.

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P.S. Leave a me a comment below.. Do you like the new ministry name? What does Zion signify or mean to you? God Bless🗣🗣🙏🏼🙏🏼Shalom…💗💗💕💕

Parched At the Well☀️🌤💦💦

Isaiah 58:11

“And the LORD will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.”

Happy Tuesday Everyone, I hope the start of the week has been a blessing to all of you. I want to say thank you to all of you that have taken the time to follow, like and comment on this blog. I really appreciate it; I hope that what God’s gives me to write is able to help you out. Last night I was reading the bible and this verse caught my attention; it brought to mind the story of the Samaritan woman with Jesus at the well.

Before I go deeper into the message of today; I will tell you something that happened this past sunday that ties to what I will be speaking today. God spoke and confirmed this message through sunday’s service at church and later in that day. It was during worship time that the presence of the Holy Spirit descended;  you could feel this peace and joy at church. While we were singing the songs the Holy Spirit touched lives and God spoke through prophecy that whoever was dried spiritually would be renewed at that moment.

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For a couples of weeks I have not felt the same; my life have felt like leather when it’s not preserved and  all dried up. This couple of weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster to say the least. I needed this renewing that God was giving out; and I received it and it was an amazing experience. The was the first confirmation now the second one was given by my son. He on sunday night told me that he did not want to ride the bus in the mornings that he wanted me to drop him off at school which shocked me to say when he asked me this; he pretty independent for a seven year old. What he really was asking me was for attention that he desperately needs;. I try my best to give him all the attention that I can give him but when you work and some days are more busy than others all that you want to do is rest. And the third was yesterday as I was reading in the book of John; God brought to my attention this verse.

Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again,14 but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life.”

On verse 58 of the book of Isaiah; God was speaking to his people about their fasting instead a fast from the Lord. I will not get into that we will leave that  be for another blog post. One phrase  that caught my attention was the word “Scorched” the meaning behind this word its to dry out or whither. When Jesus met the Samaritan woman he asked for a drink of water but it was not him that desperately needed the water but it was the woman who needed of what Jesus was giving out that was the promise of the Holy Spirit.

Many of us we are almost dry out from trials and life, and most of us are looking for something that you won’t find outside of God. Your thirst, your need for something that you are desperately looking for in the wrong places will not satisfy you. Only through Jesus Christ will you gain the fulfillment and satisfaction that you desperately are seeking. The Holy Spirit will be a spring of water inside of you that never lets you dry out.

John 7:37-38

37 On the last day, the climax of the festival, Jesus stood and shouted to the crowds, “Anyone who is thirsty may come to me!38 Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will flow from his heart.’”

My weeks of mourning and daily life had brought me to an almost dry out place but the Holy Spirit renewed me from the inside out. It’s worth drinking from this water.

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P.S. Leave a comment down below telling me, what things do you do to not get to this state a lot of time.? I try my best to read more often my bible, pray sometimes a bit more, write on my journal or just wait it out.

Fear?? Not!!🗣🗣

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“Arise, my soul, arise;
Shake off thy guilty fears;
The bleeding sacrifice
In thy behalf appears:
Before the throne my surety stands;
My name is written on his hands.

He ever lives above,
For me to intercede;
His all-redeeming love,
His precious blood to plead;
His blood atoned for all our race,
And sprinkles now the throne of grace.
Five bleeding wounds he bears,
Received on Calvary;
They pour effectual prayers,
They strongly speak for me.
Forgive him, O forgive, they cry,
Nor let that ransomed sinner die.
The Father hears him pray—
His dear Anointed One:
He cannot turn away
The presence of his Son;
His Spirit answers to the blood,
And tells me I am born of God.

My God is reconciled,
His pardoning voice I hear;
He owns me for his child,
I can no longer fear:
With confidence I now draw nigh,
And Father, Abba Father, cry.”

                       -Charles Wesley

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P.S. My heart is burdened and sad with the amount of violence that surround us nowadays. Those youth and adults that died the day before make my heart weep, beg and cry out to God for mercy. They were youth and adults that could have been saved if they were not. Oh how my heart cries out for you Lord; no one is safe anywhere anymore, LORD I ask that you cover us with the blood of of your son Jesus Christ 💗💕That no one or anything  with intentions of violence touch your children and your children’s children without you allowing it if it’s in your will. Amen 🙏🏼🙏🏼Please let’s keep praying for this country and the entire world that they turn back to God; he is the only one that can keep us safe.