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You worship differently! “let that boy worship” written and rapped by Adrion Butler

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I can not remember where I was when I first saw “Let that boy Worship” performed by Adrion Butler in DFW, Texas but when I heard the words and saw his passion being expressed through the song, I was extremely encouraged. The song really ignited more freedom within me. So this is random but still on topic I love to dance for the Lord but I just do not know how to dance other than twerking; And personally I’m not going to twerk in the presence of the Lord. So I jump around moving my arms in a wild and free way and this is how I dance in His presence. However I have been told by a Pastor (she was telling a group of us) to not move our hips when we praise. I remember reading about how David danced his clothes off and I wondered what that Pastor would have told David. Praising God freely is something I believe we should do in His presence while worshipping Him in truth and in Spirit. Praising Him freely is a freedom I began to express after seeing others express themselves freely in God’s presence.

The song impressed me because I’ve heard so many believers talk badly about rappers who are Christians without trying to understand the heart of the one’s who are expressing themselves through the music titled “Christian Rap Music”.

When I first rededicated my life to Christ in 2009, a lady told me to get rid of the music I listened to and I did. I purchased music that expressed praise to Jesus by singing. And then I heard about the rapper Lacrae and the 116 clique and man was I happy. I grew up in the “r and b/rap” age/culture so to hear a rapper rap about God, I was hyped aka krunk aka lit. I was inspired and hopeful. I was impressed that the Lord would even use someone like Lacrae to rap for Him. Like how could rap be used to  glorify God? How was this even possible? It wasn’t the norm however I am familiar with the scripture “Behold I make all things new” (Rev 21:5) and personally I never want traditional concepts to make me box in the God of this universe. The trees praise Him (1 Chronicles 16:33). All of His creation can praise Him. Why should we limit worshipping and praising God in the ways that “we are used to”? The trees don’t praise the way I do but it’s still praise to our Heavely Father! All of creation has been called to praise God and I’m sure your praise looks different than mine but praise is praise!

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I had composed some questions and Adrion was open to answering them. Please find my questions and his answers below. I hope Adrion’s answers encourages you and helps you understand “Christian rap”. I have been encouraged through His responses as well as to appreciate how others and all of creations praises God!

1. Were you a rapper before you met Christ? No

2. When did you get saved? I grew up in church so I’ve been saved longer than I can remember lol. I can remember as a child going to the altar for salvation at least 4 times lol.

3. When did you begin to follow the Lord? I rededicated my life in 2008 while I was in college.

3. When did you encounter someone trying to hinder the way that you praise? I grew up in church and it seemed to be a reoccurring theme- “The generation before us doesn’t like how we praise.”

4. When and why did you decide to rap for God’s Kingdom? It was all I was good at. I felt left out of church and worship because I couldn’t play an instrument or sing, but God gave me freedom through examples like David, and King Solomon, who used their words in a poetic/ rhythmic way to express their worship.

5. What made you write the song “Let that boy worship”? Please see questions 1,2,3, Lol jk But seriously, I saw a generation without identity in Christ and a portion of it was due to the lack of support and acceptance. Most young people I encounter have already began to develop unique gifts and abilities that set them apart from the crowd. But unfortunately those gifts don’t traditionally fit into a worship service so they aren’t considered “worship.” This song gives the listener freedom to use their life as worship. So no matter what the gift is as long as its used to glorify God….it’s worship. Worship must be in Spirit and in Truth, and that is not limited to worshipping God with the organ and Background Vocals.

6. If you could tell a new believer in the Lord anything what would it be? “Trust the Process” At times it may seem like following Jesus is pointless and not what you expected…. “Trust the Process.”

7. What keeps you seeking Christ’s face in these evil distracting days? You answered it. “these evil distracting days”

8. What is your purpose with the music you send out? My music’s purpose is to glorify God and encourage others to find a way to do the same.
9. What would you like to say to our generation? Find Purpose…..

10. What would you like to say to the sinner who feels like he/ she can’t come to God? I would say, “ok, great, you’re human too.” Truth is there are many times I’ve felt this way. I was born in sin and shaped in iniquity. Adam and Eve walked and conversed with God on a closer level than most humans could even imagine and when they were caught in sin they hid. David was caught in sin and tried to cover it up. Jonah was disobedient. Judas knew he was going to sell the messiah of for some silver. I guess what im getting at is even the holiest of holy saints feel this way lol. At the end of the day, God already knows you’ve fallen….he wants to help you get back up. Learn from the examples in the bible of people who hid their sin and then read Luke 8:17. Then read Luke 1:50 and it will explain that he has mercy that is endless and flows in wave after wave. He can’t fix it if you won’t give it to him. The oil light in your car won’t go off until you take it into the mechanic. ijs

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Such a beautiful way to express the Lord! I’m so very thankful Adrion was available and open to share his heart with us regarding His praise towards our Heavenly Father! I hope you have been encouraged.

If you have never made the decision to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior and want to, feel free to ask your local pastor or believer. Or you can PM me on social media. Or you can pray right now. “Lord Jesus I believe you love me with an everlasting love. I believe you came into the World to die for my sins and forgive my sins. Please come live in me and  dine with me. I choose you to be my Lord and Savior! In Jesus name I pray, Amen.”

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My view of who God is so limited. I want to know God the way Christ knew God!

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I have been seeing that some believers and unbelievers through conversation with them that they have boxed in their view of God. Meaning the way they view God is how they have heard of Him or experienced Him. But this is such a limited view. I personally don’t remember of being healed of any disease but God is still the healer. I’ve been telling myself I truly want to believe in the God of this universe.

When the Bible says He is my provider I want to believe beyond any doubt. He is our King, Lord, Father, Creator, and so much more. He is I AM. And I haven’t even heard of everything that He is, let alone truly have I believe! He is the All in all. I truly want to believe this. I don’t want to just say it with my mouth, I want to believe. Well I’ve been sharing this with close friends and I came across this scripture today: Matt 11:6 “And blessed is He who is not stumbled because of Me”

Wow Jesus did a lot of things contrary to people’s belief of Him. He turned over tables in a temple (thats a little wild) but some wouldn’t dare call Jesus’ actions wild. He healed a man on the sabbath and the Pharisees were stumbled because of this. But we have to truly know Christ bc what if He does something contrary to our boxed view of Him. I’ve been telling people I want to take my limitations of God off of Him. He is not limited by my view, my circumstances, my resources, or me period.

Jesus said “blessed is he who is not stumbled because of Me” capital M in Me which means not stumbled by Christ. May we all take our boxed view off of Christ and truly see Him for who He reveals to us He is. This has been my experience lately seeing Him for who He reveals himself to me and it is so BEAUTIFUL. My experience and view has been heighten and enlightened.

There’s this singer Steffany Gritzell who was singing spontaneously and she had begun to sing:

There’s a line and I’ve crossed it,

some will say that I lost it,
But who cares what the World thinks,
I’ve found my joy”

I’ve definitely crossed “the norm” line and I’ve found such a fantastic, wonderful, fulfilling joy in Christ and I WILL NEVER be the same AGAIN. I want that Paul faith, that Peter Faith and Abraham Faith. I want to truly believe regardless of how unpractical it may seem. I just want Christ! YES the Lord is practical but some things according to my view is unpractical in my eyes. But He is God and He isn’t limited by my view of Him. He will still be God and be the One fills all in all regardless if I believe, regardless if I limit my view of Him; However I have made a choice to not limit my view of Him anymore. God is the I AM. I want to experience the I AM. Lord reveal to us who you are?!

If you have never made the decision to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior and want to, feel free to ask your local pastor or believer. Or you can PM me on social media. Or you can pray right now. Lord Jesus I believe you love me with an everlasting love. I believe you came into the World to die for my sins and forgive my sins. Please come live in me and  dine with me. I choose you to be my Lord and Savior! In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

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Dear Church! Let’s have True Oneness- This is God’s desire!

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Dear Church,

What would happened if we had true Oneness and met with each other in Truth and in Spirit. We are in One Body, having One faith, One baptism, One Father, One calling, One Hope, One God. Surely we at least have this in common. Let’s meet on this ground! Let’s fellowship according to this.

Let’s grow in our faith together, separately locally, but together in One body. With man this is impossible but with God ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE. I believe we can have a Oneness that puts the enemy to shame.

I DONT CARE what local Church you meet with, WE HAVE THE same Father, same Spirit, so let’s enjoy Christ together as life putting our differences aside and love the Lord and others together! You may have arrived at a different level of knowledge of Christ, so keep that to you until the Lord says I’m ready for it. But what do we commonly know about Christ together- Let’s fellowship on that ground! No more divisions. No more arguments.

Let’s just pray for one another. We can do this my brothers and sisters! WE MUST DO THIS my Brothers and Sister- this is God’s desire that we WOULD BE ONE as God the Father and Jesus the Son is One we too must be one. We can do this Church! Let’s do this.

Lord keep us One in YOU! Only In You can we be truly ONE! #TheChurch aka #BodyOfChrist aka #BelieversOfChrist #WeAreOneInSpirit #LetsGrowInOneFaith ❤️

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If you have never made the decision to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior and want to, feel free to ask your local pastor or believer. Or you can PM me on social media. Or you can pray right now. Lord Jesus I believe you love me with an everlasting love. I believe you came into the World to die for my sins and forgive my sins. Please come live in me and  dine with me. I choose you to be my Lord and Savior! In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

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How to fight the enemy in these evil days?!

Do you have all the tools you need to be successful in a fight against the enemy in these evil days?! Loving God above all else and walking in the Spirit you spontaneously put on the Armour of God!

Ephesians 6:13-20 tells us how to fight against the enemy:

img_3246.png13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. (The Full Armor of God is needed for this fight, scratch everything YOU thought you needed. Your full attire and weapons aka armor is below)

14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, (Practice speaking God’s Word which is Truth and be found in Christ which is our righteousness) “For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH.” Romans 1:17

15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. (Go into all the World and preach the Gospel to all creation (this includes Satan and the enemyMark 16:15 [Preach the gospel Your local grocery store, gas station, bus stop, school, work and on vacation])

16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. (Faith comes by hearing and hearing the Word of God. Romans 10:17. Position yourself to hear the Word of God. Reading the Word and Hearing God speak is needed)

17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. (God’s salvation, His speaking and the Bible is needed for this war) If you don’t know Scriptures get some planted in you by memorizing them (it helps me if I sing them, any way you can remember them do it)

18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. (The quickest way to get in the spirit is to say, “Lord Jesus” The Bible says that no one can say Jesus is Lord except for by the Holy Spirit 1 Corinthians 12:3 and “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.“) John 1:1

19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, (Pray)

20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. (déclare the gospel boldly in the Lord Jesus)

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Why knowing God’s name is important?

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Who do you say the I AM is? Matt 16:13-20

“But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am? Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Matt 16:15-16. What a revelation to discover who God is through seeing it in His Word and experiencing  I AM!

Who do you say I AM?

I say He is The Choosing One– Who am I that you would choose me! “You didn’t choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name.” John 15:16

I say He is The Perfect Rescuer– I remember wanting to commit suicide and He came to me and delivered me and led me to salvation! “Anyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved” Romans 10:13 #SavedFromDeath

I say He Is The Forgiver– ALL my sins forgiven in His beautiful name! “Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14

I say He is The Perfect Joy Despensor- The day I was saved… again I skipped around the parking lot with such joy! “This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10 #PerfectJoy

I say He is The Perfect Shepard– Who else can completely satisfy? I’ve searched all over and I’ve only found everything I needed in God. “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.” Psalm 23:1

I say He is Light that delivers and heals– He exposed the dark with in me and immediately brings deliverance and healing in my life! He doesn’t just show me my short comings, He heals my heart and He empowers me to overcome them. “Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.” Isaiah 58:8

I say He is the One that doesn’t leave me– No matter what I did! Jesus walked with me! No matter the season He was there with me. I may not have always been IN him but He was always in me. The quickest way is to get In the Spirit is to say, “Lord Jesus” 1 Corinthians 12:3. “Therefore I want you to know that no one who is speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus be cursed,” and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.“. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” 1 Corinthians 12:3

I say He is for me– He was for me, when I wasn’t for myself. He is for me when people lie on me, when they cheat me, when they try to stumble me! “And If God is for you THEN WHO CAN BE AGAINST YOU?!” Romans 8:31

I say He is The Overcomer In me– In My Christian Life I couldn’t believe that I was getting entangled in sin. I couldn’t believe that as a Christian I was living a defeated life with the undefeated one. Jesus is a gentleman, He waits to be invited into you (Revelations 3:20) He is waiting for you to surrender your life so HE can be the overcoming One in YOU! What’s defeating you? If you have Christ in you, YOU ARE NO LONGER SUPPOSE to live a defeated life. We should be enjoying Jesus as our Life and this Life should be spontaneously causing us to be Living Overcomers. You have the opportunity to choose to be a Living Overcomer! Ask God to make you a living Overcomer and cooperate with him in what he tells you! I never would have made it without this overcoming one in me. Surrender it all! Surrender your life and your love for this World! And watch how free YOU will be! “Because who the Son sets free is free indeed” John 8:36 “Do not fear because I have overcome the World” John 16:33 “Greater is He that is in me than He that is in the World” 1 John 4:4.

I say He is the One who likes my praise– His presence is so thick when I praise Him. Its like He is all around me! “Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.” Psalm 22:3

WHO DO YOU SAY HE IS?!

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Why praising God is super important?!

 

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So the Lord has been completely wrecking my life in every way possible since Friday 6/30/2017.

I told the Lord that I wanted to experience the Lord in every way that He wants me to experience Him! I have no idea why when I have told some people this, they immediately say be careful for what you ask for! Maybe it’s because the of the story of Job in the Bible and all of the afflictions he experienced but he also experienced God’s deliverence and reward. But I do know that God has not given me a “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 1 Tim 1:7. So the enemy might creep in and try to give me fear about telling God that I want to experience him in every way that He wants me to experience Him! I believe that this is God’s will! So I’ll simply say Amen!

Recently, I started to get anxiety and  I believe I was led by the Lord to study the Bible by seeing who in the Bible can relate to my experiences and how they dealt with it so I brought to the testimony of “Saul where David played the lyre / harp for him when an evil spirit from God came upon him and the enemy came and tormented him and then Saul was refreshed and the evil spirit left him.” 1 Sam 16:23. I began to listen to  Be still by Steffany Frizzel and my nerves was calm. Now I also listen to classical music as well! It is soothing!

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Then that led me to believe that music has to have a wonderful use in the Kingdom of God, (seek first the Kingdom of God and its righteousness and the rest will be added to you.) Matt 16:33.

So I googled praise and I came up on this blog 7 reasons why singing matters and it really blessed my life. This blog provided some scriptures why praise / singing is important. Remember the Walls of Jericho? How did the walls come down?! By being obedient to God commands / instructions saying “circle the city of Jericho one time for 6 days and in the 7th day circle the city 7 times, on the seventh time the walls came tumbling down and when the 7 priest sound the trumpets and on the people shall shout!” Joshua 6:1-27. Music gets you ready for war and can be very tools you use for war!

My best friend was telling me how the Devil was basically the music director in Heaven before he was kicked out of heaven and that’s why the music industry is the way it is. She told me music enters our beings without permission! Look at the music you hear when you go into stores, or the music you listen to in your car, or the music you listen to at home. My BF told me that that’s why we can wake up with that same song in our mind! How great is this if we use music in the way God intended for music to be used. How terribly district I’ve if we use music in the way Satan is using because he only comes to steal from us, kill us, and destroy us. But “Jesus has come that we may have Life and life more abundantly” John 10:10.

I’m on a mission to enjoy the Lord in every way he has intended on me to enjoy Him and I believe one of the highest ways to enjoy Him is praise and worship and this is from my on personally experiences, “Let everything that has breath praise God” Psalm 150:6. This is a command not a suggestion. There is spiritual significances to praising! My Auntie told me recently that the enemy can get in when we pray but when we praise, depression leaves, anxiety leaves, the Devil flees, we become encouraged and empowered in praise. God likes praise! I think that’s the reason he commands it and it is something we actually spontaneously will do when see who He is! “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!” “I tell you,” he replied, “If they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.” Luke 19: 38-40. Its something about God’s creation that feels compelled to praise. I believe God wants us to choose to praise Him! Deuteronomy 30:19-20 “For I have set before you Life and death and blessings and curse; therefore choose life that you and your seed may live!” I believe we can choose life even in the music we listen to.

My question is who/what are you praising?!

 

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How to deal with anxiousness

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Greetings my fellow readers,

The Lord has done a lot in my life since last Friday 6/23/2017. And I have been seeking first the Kingdom of God and I am in this why did he say this phase and what should I do when I experience this.  In the sense if it is commanded in the bible I want to know why and when to use the tools He has provided in His kingdom.

I had this spirit of anxiousness come upon me and I didn’t know how to get rid of it. I thought that I needed to fellowship and sometimes if the Lord is leading us to that then that is what needs to be done. However this time the Lord was not leading me to fellowship. Hmmm Where is the peace then Lord? I would pray and I would be fine and then the anxiousness would come back. I began to listen to this song:

Be Still By Steffany Frizzell Gretzinger and Bethel Music- This song has scriptures being song- Be still my heart and know that YOU are God alone stop thinking so much and just let go.

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Oh this song helped usher me into a peaceful place in Christ. Singing it calmed my nerves, this was truly a beautiful experience. We need to know how to use the Word in a way that helps us defeat the enemy and also why the Lord commanded us to do what we do. After using google to search scriptures regarding anxiety. The Lord reminded me how David would sing and then the Lord reminded me about the story with him and Saul, so I began to search the scriptures and found “Whenever the spirit from God came on Saul, David would take up his lyre and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him” 1 Samuel 16:23. What is this?

I am learning there is a why behind everything the Lord does and I want to be a living overcomer here on Earth overcoming this World and my flesh. Thankfully the Lord is giving me wisdom to seek Him. Because I am so weak and His strength is made perfect in my weakness. The lord also showed me how I tried to make the Church my God and this is evil. For he alone is God. Sure the believers have God in them and that’s why fellowship is essential to our Christian life. But we must follow the Lord’s leading in everything we do ( I am definitely still learning). God is THE perfect Shepard.

Maybe you aren’t making the Church your God.  Maybe it’s money, your job, your spouse, your kid(s), your car. Whatever it is I strongly encourage you to dethrone it and place God in the throne in your heart and in your life. Trust God to provide. Trust God plans for your life, your family’s life.

If you want to learn more on why singing matters click here. That blog post is from a blog site called unlocking the bible and I found it quite refreshing to see why singing matters from a biblical view. This blog included 7 reasons Why singing matters. And the reason were backed up by scripture, pretty cool huh?

May God be your peace. “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7

God said he is “I AM” He is everything we need He is all and all. He alone is God.

Disclaimer: Please do not take this blog and think that I am saying if you take pills for anxiety to stop. I am simply writing about my experience and how the Lord led me to these truths. I would strongly encourage you to talk to the Lord and pray about what you put in your bodies.

If you have never made the decision to accept Jesus as your Lord and Savior and want to, feel free to ask your local pastor or believer. Or you can PM me on social media. Or you can pray right now. Lord Jesus I believe you came into the World to die for my sins. 

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Would you choose to be a living overcomer? By Sherry Thorpe

IMG_3132Oh the power in just this question. Someone in the Church life recently asked me at bible study, “If I asked the Lord to make me a living overcomer wouldn’t He make me a living overcomer!”

When he asked me the question, I couldn’t even answer the question. Because I knew that the Lord would make me a living overcomer.

Why did this question bring so much fear to me? Have you ever heard someone say, “Be careful what you ask for because you might just get.” I knew that if I said yes Lord make me an overcomer he would make me one. I knew that He would be faithful in doing this. Later while driving home, completely wrecked in a beautiful way the Lord exposed my unhealthy love for this World. My fear of losing it. This World has failed everyone that has touched it. And this World personally showed me it’s fallen and it has nothing for me.

The Lord said we must love Him more: 

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The Lord through dear Believers and God’s word showed me how this World is death and God is calling me out of this World into His marvelous light. All I needed to do is say yes! Once the Lord showed Me my love for the World and how my love for it leads me and has led me straight to destruction, that alone made it so easy for me to say, “Lord make me an overcomer!”

Once I did that the Lord began to show me how being an overcomer is something He intended for us all to be in His Son.  Not only was this God’s intention but it’s his desire. Let me show you where it says this in His Word.

These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 The Lord has overcome the World so it only makes since that we should overcome the World sense we are believers and have His life within us.

“‘He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches To him who overcomes, to him I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and a new name written on the stone which no one knows but he who receives it.‘” Rev 2:17

“For whatever is born of God overcomes the world; and this is the victory that has overcome the world–our faith. Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?” 1 John 5:4-5 

Let us be glad and rejoice, and let us give honor to him. For the time has come for the wedding feast of the Lamb, and his bride has prepared herself.” Rev 19:7 The bride here is the overcomers/ Also the reality of the 5 bridesmaids who were prepared in Matt 25:1-13

Choosing to be a living overcomer today is different than just being a Believer of Jesus today in this age. The overcomer in this age aka age turner goes against the World in this age while choosing to be a living overcomer in this age. The believer who chooses to befriend the World will be perfected later in the next age. So eventually ALL believers will be overcomers! The living overcomer in this age made a decision to allow the Lord to make them an living overcomer of the World in every aspect of their life before the Lord returns. The living overcomer chose/chooses Jesus over the World in this age. The overcomer surrender(s)(ed) their life to the Lord Jesus and he helped them become an overcomer in this age, this can not be done in ourselves! To be an living overcomer in this age the Lord truly becomes our everything in this age. Eventually all believers will be overcomers after the next age!

The Church life plays such an important part in us becoming overcomers because their going on in the Lord serves as an empowerment and encouragement to keep us going on in the Lord. And we are One with them as the Bible tells us He who is joined to the Lord is one spirit. 1 Corinthians 6:17 May we practice the Oneness because this serves as a perfecting factor in our personal life. Being that the Lord wants to Build His Church the Oneness is crucial to being an overcomer as well! The perfecting process starts now! I pray that they will all be one, just as you and I are one–as you are in me, Father, and I am in you. And may they be in us so that the world will believe you sent me. John 17:21

Daily we can enjoy the Lord as our life. In enjoying the Lord as our Life, He becomes our life. In becoming our life we are being transformed. In being transformed in Christ we are constantly building God’s church because we are In Christ. In being transformed through Him we overcome this World daily and eventually totally. The moment we notice that we aren’t in Christ we should repent to restore the uninterrupted fellowship and flow with God and enjoyment of Life so we can continue growing in Christ and being built into Christ’s beautiful body aka the Church! One thing we should openly admit is we are not always in Christ. He is always in us but we are not always in Him. “… And may they be in us” John 17:21.  In knowing this it helps us to be aware to the fact we may not always be in Him and to check ourselves. This is something I’m learning myself but if you are ever in doubt just say Lord Jesus. “We can only say Jesus is Lord in the Holy Spirit” 1 Corinthians 12:3. Actually calling His name should be part of our daily activities. Calling His name turns our hearts and being to the Lord. This should be our daily practice being in Him. Being in Him we spontaneously overcome. Lol Enjoying the riches of Christ by being In Christ causes us to overcome this World. Letting Him be our ruler, by guiding us as we are respecting and loving Him as Lord. What a beautiful design! This is to overcome daily to be In Christ at all times! This is to be a living overcomer.

So would you choose to be a living overcomer?

“Who is the one who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?” 1 John 5:5

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In the Spirit

You are a target! By Sherry Thorpe

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So the Devil is hater! We know this right? We know that the Devil and his demons number 1 mission is to take us OUT! No matter the cost! He will lose his own demons to ensure he takes us out. You are his favorite target.

He will do whatever it takes to make sure you don’t reach Christ. And if you meet Christ, he will do what it takes to make sure you don’t spend time with God to get to know Him and His character. And if you do spend time with God, he’ll make sure you spend minimum to no time in the Bible, so you will never learn and become équipt to defeat The evil spirits. I’ve experienced the distractions so I know the Devil just doesn’t give up.

Satan has a plan for you. That plan is to try to kill you. If he can’t kill you then he will try to destroy you. If he doesn’t destroy you then he will try to steal everything God has for you. I heard a person recently say regarding racism in America that they feel like they have a target on their back and they were absolutely right. Satan wants to take you out. Jesus said this with His own lips in John 10:10 it says, “The thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy you but I come, that you may have Life and life more abundantly.” It is so easy to think that our fight is against people in this World that do us wrong, the government and its officials or the people that are against God but the Bible is sure to let us know that THAT is definitely not the case, “For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 6:12.

The evil spirits we are fighting are équipt to lead us into temptation, to steal from us, to distract us, to keep us in sin, to keep us addicted to sinful things, to pervert us, to keep us from God, to keep us blind to the truth, to deceive us, to deafen us to God’s voice, to kill us, to enslave us, to overwork us and most importantly to defeat us. And they will do all of this and MUCH MORE. If we don’t equip ourselves with the Word of God and position ourselves in Christ, they will win. We choose. We get to choose our destiny. The Bible tells us that “God has set before you life and death, blessing and curse, therefore choose life that you and your seed may live. In loving Jehovah our God, by listening to His voice and holding fast to Him for He is our life and the length of our days.” Deuteronomy 30: 19-20.

Death and life are presented before us each day, blessing and curses are laid before us each day and WE choose daily which portion we will have for our life. Choosing Christ was not a One time decision. NO, we must choose Him every day-all day and choose Him above everything else. If we don’t choose Jesus who in the Bible is called the way, reality/truth, and life (John 14:6) then we are defaulted to choosing death and curses. There is no in between with God.

Now please don’t get discouraged choosing Christ as your life is easy when you are enjoying Him as your daily bread. When we are In Christ/In the Spirit we spontaneously choose the right path, the way, life, and blessings. So we shouldn’t have anxiety over this, NO we should just enjoy Jesus as our life and we will spontaneously be transformed, renewed, refreshed, and empowered to defeat the Devil and his demons. This is awesome sauce! In Christ WE WIN. Remember when Jesus said, “It is finished” on the cross? John 19:30. He defeated the Devil. All we have to do is position ourselves In Christ and we will overcome this World just Like Jesus has overcame the World. John 16:33.

Prayer (aka contacting God) helps in knowing which way to take. Fellowship with believers is important to our taking the right way. Loving Jesus is the way. Spending time with Him, getting to know Him through His word, listening to Him speak to you, and gathering and growing with believers is the way. These things keep us in the Light. These things keep us on the right path. So today will you choose whom you will serve?!

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In the Spirit

Dear Church, May We be perfectly in Spirit. – Sherry Thorpe

Dear Church,

I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.” 1 Corinthians 1:10 The only way to be perfectly united is to be In Christ/InTheSpirit. The Bible tells us, that “He who is joined to the Lord is one spirit.” 1 Corinthians 1:17.IMG_3044So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:26-28

Oh silly racism that is dividing the World, may it not enter the Church. May we keep the Oneness in Christ. May the Lord continue to renew our minds and build us up in one another. Last night a few of us had the opportunity to address racism in the  USA. It’s becoming quite ridiculous and although racism is very much alive in the World may it not become alive in the Church. Culturely we may be different, race we may be different in the physical sense but those that are in Christ are One in spirit. May we never forget this. May we be united in the Church and shine bright as the Sun so the World may see our oneness and praise Our Father who has. Given us the ability to be one.

May we not fake the oneness, may we truly be one in Spirit. May we practice oneness. I’m so very thankful for a ministry that continues to practice oneness and realize that we are not One in ourselves but only in Christ. A ministry that realizes that we must practice being in spirit by turning our hearts and entire being to the Lord. We are divided in ourselves you all and we must be totally disqusted with this so we may turn to Lord immediately when we realize we are not in the Lord. Remember we are being perfected and have not arrived at perfection so if division arrives within you REPENT, seek forgiveness. This Oneness is beautiful and sacred.

I remember this one time we had a meeting with believers in Houston and one of the believers said to me that she was deeply impressed by all of the different nationalities and ethnicities. But I will tell you that I was impressed that I met a people that had were One in spirit. I met a people that agreed on the basics in the Bible (John 3:16). Sure one might say oh I don’t eat meat and another might say Oh I eat meat and this is fine even the Bible says this in Romans 14:23 that we must do what we do according to faith.  But let us not be divided when it comes to the basics of the Bible that God so loved the World, loving our neighbor as we love our self (Mark 12:31) Loving God above all else, seeking first the kingdom of God and It’s righteousness (Matt 6:33) THESE are not up for to debate in the church.

The World will never know oneness. Sure the World will fake oneness or even agree on certain things or have some common ground. Some corporations try to make it look as if they are one team with one goal and this may be so for a while but surely their thoughts aren’t the same. BUT in Christ we are truly ONE even down to our thoughts we are One. Christ and God there was no separation as there should be no separation in ourselves. “On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.” Oh may we continue to come into the realization we are truly One in Him.❤️

Church, we must get in formation. Paul wrote to Churches regarding division because He wasn’t blind to the World’s condition but very aware that we are not of the World anymore because we are new creatures born of the spirit. Through faith in Christ may we practice Oneness and be quick to repent when any thought of divisions arises. The Bible tells us that, “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.”

Lord Jesus continue to make us One! Continue to be the head Lord reminding us of your Word. May we not be shaken but stand firmly in One spirit as a testimony to this World that “He who is joined to the Lord is one spirit”. May we enjoy you daily as our portion being washed clean from all evil and being built together as One body, your beautiful Bride the Church❤️ Amen.

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