Broken At The Feet of Jesus

Good Morning! "BROKEN AT THE FEET OF JESUS" John 12:3 is a very powerful verse that gives us insight into what it looks like to give God our all!!!! Verse 3 Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. 4 Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, who would betray Him, said, 5 "Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?" One of the most powerful moments of Worship in History that Jesus said would be a memorial to the generations is this moment where Mary demonstrates Authentic Worship! Mary gave the most valuable thing she had which was an alabaster jar of a pound of perfume. Not a drop but a pound. And she took that and she broke it at the feet of Jesus and filled the whole house with her fragrance of Worship!!!!! I love that because the breaking of the jar tells the story that even if she was tempted to hold back from God she broke it so she could not go back and fulfill that temptation!!!! Once it was broke their was no way to hold from God!! she overcame by simply breaking it!! It's time to break out and worship! Throw off the fear and put on a garment praise!!!!! I love this because God is looking for generation that will laytheir whole heart broken before God! True worship says here I am God, here is my whole heart, I lay it at your feet! Here is all my strengths, my weakness, my moments of success, my failures, my possessions, my thoughts, my ideas!!!! My entire life let it lay broken at the feet of my Jesus!! When you give God your all rest assured that the Critics will come out! When the fragrance of your worship takes over atmospheres In a place those that will not make that type of sacrifice will attempt to criticize your relentless per suit of Jesus!!! The critical voice of Judas will come to say " It doesn't require all of that!" The voice of Judas said we could have sold that for 300 Denarri!! The voice of Judas says we can make money off of your talents and off of the skills God has given you! The voice of judas convinces the church that there is no reason to worship God with that level of abandonment, it is to radical!!!!!!The critic wants to take the value that God has given you and build the church without sacrifice, without carpet time, without your face pressed against the floor worshiping Jesus! In the last days the critical spirit is rising in America that is asking the questions like does it require us to give up everything including our time and talent to honor God!! The answer is yes!! God wants every drop of your perfume!!! I want to close with this nugget of truth! 300 denarii was a years worth of wages! Which is 365 days worth of wages! Judas wanted wages and Jesus wanted Worship! Mary exchanged her WAGES FOR WORSHIP!!! This is the prophetic picture of how God wants you to worship him with your whole life the whole year!! 365 days of Giving God all you got!! Critics will come and call you a radical fanatical saying you could have given your time or talent in other places! But everything you have belongs to Jesus! Therefore get into his presence and Worship!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Break your alabaster box of precious worship and let Jesus rebuke the spirit of Judas that can't handle your sacrifice!!! Always remember good works like feeding the poor can never take the place of intimacy with Jesus!!!!! Ministry Works cannot supersede alone time with Jesus!!God bless!


Getting Your Heavenly Mind Back

Good morning! "Getting Your Heavenly Mind Back!" Praying this morning and these are the thoughts that hit me! It has been said that some believers are so heavenly minded they are no earthly good, I actually see the opposite happening in our generation! I see that many are becoming so earthly minded they are no heavenly good!! God commands us to set our minds on Heaven! Colossians 3 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.The strategy of the enemy is to destabilize your spirituality by convincing the church they are to spiritual!! To say you are to spiritual is the most absurd accusation that Hell could make against the church! YOU CANT GET TO SPIRITUAL WITH THE GOD WHO MADE YOU!! You are a Spirit, you have a soul, and you live in a body!! I don't know about you but i want more of God, more of His Presence, more of His Power, Purity, and Wisdom! I can't get enough of GOD!! I'm addicted to who He Is and the power of His Word!! God's Word says we were raised with Christ therefore we must seek those things above not the things of this earth! The earth is not your final resting place! The earth is temporary and Heaven is Eternal!! We are just passing through this planet waiting for Jesus to come back and take us out of this place! So set your mind on another dimension called HEAVEN!! This world has nothing for us! I encourage the church to get more Heavenly minded then you ever have in your entire walk with God! Isaiah 26:3 echoes the same reality! It says You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You!! Heavenly minded believers walk in perfect peace because they overcome the issues of this earth from an aerial view!!!! They see the spiritual battlefield of earth from the spiritual battlefield of Heaven!! Heaven is always victorious!! Give Jesus your mind!! Let the realities of Heaven occupy your thought life! Respond to the earth with the God answers of HEAVEN!


Stop Trying To Blend in With Your Sin

Good Morning! " STOP TRYING TO BLEND IN WITH YOUR SIN!" Proverbs 28:13 He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. This morning I was thinking of the enemy's strategy to keep people bound in sin. The plan of the enemy has always been to cover who God loves with what God hates separating the two by sin!! Since the beginning of man the enemy has used a military strategy of "DIVIDE AND CONQUER" If he can succeed at dividing you from a God that loves you and move you to isolation, in isolation he can destroy you! I want to draw your attention to Adam and Eve when they sinned in the beginning by eating of the tree of the knowledge of Good and Evil!!! Genesis 3:7-9 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves coverings. And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden. Then the Lord God called to Adam and said to him, “Where are you?” Notice Adam and Eve immediately attempted to cover up their sin. Covering up your sin will get you nowhere but further bound in that sin and further away from God!!! They attempted to use the leaves off of the tree to cover up their nakedness to hide their sin from God!!! They tried to use the natural leaves of this world to fix a spiritual problem!!!! There is nothing in this world that can cover your sin, no lie, no secret, no council, no amount of time!!! Only the applied blood of Jesus can wash man's sin away! Not only did Adam and Eve cover themselves with leaves they took it a step further and HID IN THE TREES!!! I read that and it occurred to me that the color of the leaves on the them as they hid in the trees would create camouflage as they blended in with this World!!!!!!! They put on leaves and hid in the trees!! The strategy of hell is to lead you to sin, cover you with the World and then try to blend you into atmospheres and convince you that God will not notice your sin!!! A blending process of the enemy has occurred in your life when no matter what atmosphere you go into after you sin you still know how to say the right Christian things to keep the attention off your sin. You blend with the World and you blend in with the believers as you attempt to pretend that you are not in sin! Some people are so far in sin they seek to overcompensate for their lack of Holiness by saying the right things that make them appear Holy! Some people bound in sin even speak stronger against sin to get the attention off of their sin!!! Here is the reality!! Adam and Eve could not hide their sin from God no matter how good they tried to blend in and neither can you!!!!!!!!!! God asked the question ADAM WHERE ARE YOU!!?? Not because God did not know where Adam was but because Adam lost sight of where Adam was!! The loving God of the universe is always calling His people to come out of sin! And when Adam was willing to come out from blending in with the trees, a healing process could happen! The Lord killed an animal and covered him with the skin which is a picture of how only the blood of Jesus will cleanse mankind!! God is calling anyone that is bound in sin this morning to come out from running, hiding, and blending to a place of surrender!!! The blood of Jesus is enough to set your free!! Do not attempt to hide your sin from God it will only kill you!!! The love of God is ready to embrace you this morning!!!! Confessing and forsaking your sin opens the door to God's mercy!! God bless!! I pray you have an amazing week in Jesus!!!!:)


Believing For An Atmosphere Shift in Your Life

Good Morning!! "BELIEVING FOR AN ATMOSPHERIC SHIFT IN YOUR LIFE" "Acts 2:2 says When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a SOUND FROM HEAVEN, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them. I want you to imagine Gods people fasting and praying and waiting on the move of the Holy Spirit and when they were in one mind and one accord AGREEING ON EARTH CONCERNING ONE THING, everything begin shift!!! THE POWER OF GOD FELL ON THEM!! No matter what your going through or facing this morning find somebody to agree in prayer with you for the Power of God to begin to fall on that situation!!! The sudden sound of heaven makes the difference!!!! When Gods people walk in the power of agreement, the arrival of Heaven is on the way!! Your life can literally shift from one atmosphere to another when the sound of heaven shows up! It is a sudden sound, it is a sudden shift, it is a sudden transformation! It's the sudden voice of your creator that causes the enemy to shake in his boots for the voice of almighty God is like thunder in the earth!! You may not see what God is doing as he blows like a violent wind but you will see the effects of the wind of His Spirit that confirm that you have had a visitation from the Lord!! Those things that have been seeking to destroy you for a long time can immediately be dismantled by the sudden sound of heaven! We need the the sudden sound of a mighty rushing wind to blow through our lives stripping us of those things that are not of God! The enemy's plan and strategy must become weaken, powerless, disarmed debris that are blown away by the transforming power of the wind of Heaven! John 3:8 says The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit. This morning the Spirit of God desires thatHis people cry out for the wind of Heaven that is a violently destructive force against every work of darkness!! There are some things your battling that must get on a collision course with the sound of Heaven until the sound of your Father is louder than the sound of your problem!! This morning get on your face and say God send the wind of your Spirit to blow through my job until the atmosphere of work looks like heaven! God blow through my family until my family looks more like Heaven, God blow through my church until my church looks like Heaven! Blow through this nation until America looks more like heaven!! The winds of Change are blowing in the earth!! God don't let us miss the sudden sound of a mighty rushing wind!!!!


You Are The Apple of God’s Eye

Good Morning! "YOU ARE THE APPLE OF GOD'S EYE" Zechariah 2:8 For thus says the Lord of hosts: “He sent Me after glory, to the nations which plunder you; for he who touches you touches the apple of His eye. Today I want you to consider how important you are to the God of the universe!!! The reality is that you are the apple of His eye. You are the pupil of His eye the most cherished part of the eye! God loves you and cherishes you deeply this morning!! Allow him to have your whole heart!! The apple of His Eye In Hebrew gives us even more understanding! In Hebrew "the apple of His eye" can be translated "the little man of his eye" this is in reference to the reflection of your self that is small that you can see in someone's eyes. I want you to consider this picture for just a moment you are the little man in Gods eye!! This truth reaffirms that God is big and you are little! If all of you fits in the pupil of Almighty God that ought to remind you that nothing is too hard for God! Your struggles, your failures, your success, your victories all fit in the pupil of Gods eye! Every challenge you could possiblyface is so small in the eyes of God!! It's time to dwarf the lies of the devil with the truth of How big our God is!!!!!! In God's eyes you are His most cherished!! Only God has the power to make everyone of His children His favorite and love them all with the same unconditional love!! Lastly the Bible reveals (though He is speaking of Israel he has the same love for you ) he who touches you touches the apple of His eye!! To touch the apple of God's eye means to literally poke God in the eye with a finger!! Have you ever got poked in the eye and immediately your hands go up over face to defend!! When hell seeks to attack you the same thing is happening!! No devil in hell is going to get away with attacking The apple of Gods eye (YOU) and it not produce a reaction out of God Almighty!! The hand of God will immediately move in your defense!! This morning I challenge you to get up and live out your day knowing your importance in the eyes of God! And no matter what your tomorrow brings the heart of God seeks to defend his children from every plan and strategy of the enemy!!!!! NO DEVIL IN HELL CAN POKE ONE OF GOD'S CHILDREN AND GET AWAY WITH IT!! God's got you!!!!:)


March To The Sound of Heaven

Good Morning! I want encourage you to "MARCH TO THE SOUND OF HEAVEN" Psalm 37:23 says The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and He delights in his way. As believers in Jesus Christ it is still tempting at times to want to do our thing instead of God's thing. It's easy to desire our way over God's way! And before you know it, you end up confused and wondering where is God in this situation?Today I challenge you to try a new approach, the God approach, the Bible approach which is to "March to the Sound of Heaven!" God desires to be involved in your decision making, so invite him into your decisions! Imagine this, the God of Heaven knows all things and He desires to order your steps! The word ORDER means to be firm, stable and established, what more could we ask for!!?? He desires that you say what he is saying in your circumstance and you do what he would do! God is more than willing to order your steps in life! He will say go left, go right, do this, don't do that and sometimes just because you have faithfully obeyed him you end up exactly in His WILL effortlessly!! Remember the steps of a RIGHTEOUS man or woman is ordered by the Lord! You must make sure you have been washed in the blood of Jesus and you are in a right standing with God!! Your right standing with God will produce an ordering of your steps! Unknowingly sometimes it is as the God of Heaven is saying LEFT LEFT LEFT RIGHT LEFT, LEFT LEFT LEFT RIGHT LEFT!! Before you know it your marching orders have descended from Heaven to earth and you end up stepping into God's Blessing and Favor for your life! Everybody wants the will of God in their lives but are they willing to obey the marching orders of heaven!! It's not about what we want or what we feel sometimes, it's about what God knows and desires for our life! Lastly God says that He delights in your ways!!! The word delight means He takes pleasure in and is pleased with us when we allow him to lead our lives!! So the conclusion this morning is why would we make our decisions without the God of Heaven, who loves us so much and desires to be apart of our decision making? Why would we lead our lives when God sees our lives from an aerial view? Why would we trust ourselves over our God who knows the end from the beginning and the beginning from the end? This morning go to the Lord in the name of Jesus and receive today's Marching orders of Heaven!! Do not bow to what others think you should do, bow to the God of Heaven who knows what you should do!!!:) God bless!!


Repentance: To Turn, Look and Live

Good Morning! "REPENTANCE: TO TURN, LOOK AND LIVE" The enemy has worked overtime to to convince the lost man and even the church to ignore sin, to tolerate sin, or simply be offended by the idea of repentance. Satan never wants you looking at sin because if you face it, then you understand you must turn from it!!!! I'm amazed at how the word repentance in America seems to ring as a negative, unloving, judgmental concept and has borderline become a spiritual cuss word!!! If hell had a playbook and that playbook was designed to keep people out of heaven the most valuable play would be to "convince mankind there is no need to face their sin and repent. The second part of the play would be then change the culture from repentance to acceptance of sin!" I don't know about you, but I rather be bound by God's play book "THE BIBLE" that says in Romans 6:23 that the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus!! The time has come to face your sin with the power of repentance! We all know that repentance means to turn from sin and turn towards God! To change from a pattern of destruction to a pattern of righteousness. The only way to receive Gods gift is to turn from sin that keeps you from that gift! Consider Numbers 21:8-9 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Make a fiery serpent, and set it on a pole; and it shall be that everyone who is bitten, when he looks at it, shall live.” 9 So Moses made a bronze serpent, and put it on a pole; and so it was, if a serpent had bitten anyone, when he looked at the bronze serpent, he lived. The reality of this text is if the people wanted to be made whole they had to "Turn, Look and Live!" Can you imagine they were all bit by a serpent instead of looking around trying to figure how to keep from dying in their own strength, they had a command from God to Turn, Look and Live! They had to face what they had been bitten by!!! They were not called to a self help, motivational or natural way of medicating something that would kill them! We have all been bitten by a serpent called SIN!! SIN WILL KILL YOU! God is not asking you to look for ways to fix your spiritual emergency all by yourself! GOD IS CALLING YOU TO FACE YOUR SIN THROUGH HIM! God did not tell Moses to just put up a pole and have them look at it and live! That would be like trusting a cross instead of what was done on the cross!!!!! You don't get to just look at the glorious works of Jesus and ignore the fact that his death on the cross defeated the powers of sin! He carried the sins of the World!! The people had to face the pole that had a bronze serpent on it!!! And when it was lifted up if they turned and looked they lived! It is a picture of them having to face their sin!! If our Jesus be lifted up and we look at him and we face our sin through him and his shed blood we shall live!! Genesis 3 says the Seed of the woman would crush the head of the serpent!!! John 3:14 Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so the Son of Man must be lifted up." Jesus was lifted up on Calvary's cross and carried the sins of this world that has bitten every one of us with its venomous poison! We must look at Jesus through the eyes of carrying our SIN on the cross!! There is never a place in scripture where we allowed to receive Jesus and ignore sin!!!!! As you turn and look at Jesus you see your sin washed in his precious blood! Only the precious blood can reverse the poisonous venom of sin!!!!! When you turn make no mistake about it you will see that which you are turning from! John 6:40 says "For my father's will is that everyone who LOOKS to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life."The power of repentance is ls facing your sin through Jesus Christ and His death burial and resurrection!! I challenge you to turn from your sin by facing it through Christ!! YOU MUST TURN, LOOK AND LIVE!!!!:)


Shake It Off

This morning I want to encourage your heart with 3 Words " SHAKE IT OFF!" The enemy is notorious for developing strategies of discouragement to attempt to destabilize your walk with God! You have heard people say the closer you get to God it seems that their is more warfare or attacks from the enemy! Though this is true in part our God is greater than any plan that has been hatched out of the pentagon of hell! What is interesting about the enemy is that he never seems to jump out with a pitch fork and horns so that you could easily identify what is happening in your life as a work of darkness! He consistently camouflages himself and blends in with people as he uses people to live out his plan of attack! Ephesians 6:12 reminds us that we do NOT wrestle against flesh and blood but against principalities, powers, rulers of darkness and spiritual host of wickedness in the heavenly places! Your not at war with people, you are at war with Devils working through people! God will never anoint you to destroy people but He will anoint you to destroy Devils that operate through people! Keep your focus! SHAKE IT OFF!! Remember that you are in a spiritual war! What you began in the Spirit do not attempt to finish in the flesh! God sees all things, knows all things, and will respond all things!!! I have learned over the years that nobody gets away with anything! They think they do, but God eventually judges all things and they will have their moment of visitation from God!! People may laugh in the moment, but without their only safe haven which is to get their sin under the blood of Jesus they will feel the wrath of almighty God! So your response to persecution is Luke 6:27-28 "But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you! You can only do this in confidence when you understand that God knows and sees all things and is the perfect judge!! So SHAKE IT OFF!! If people have frustrated you, upset you, talked about you, lied on you shake it off!!!:) Don't worry God's Got you!! The closer you get to Jesus the hotter the fiery flames of hell will seek to pull you under!!!!! One thing I have learned in Ministry is when the Fire of God shows up snakes seem to jump out!!:) Acts 28:3-5 3But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand. 4 So when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet justice does not allow to live.” 5 But he SHOOK OFF THE CREATURE into the fire and suffered no harm.smile emoticon What's interesting is that the people thought because the snake jumped out of the fire and fastened to Paul that he must have been in sin or wrong. It's kind of like the accusations of people when they start lies on you! They attach their venomous lies on to you! And others may believe their lie for a season and think that you are in sin!! Never forget that your ability to SHAKE IT OFF IN THE NAME OF JESUS AND NOT RETALIATE reveals that people with snake like behavior are really the ones that under the influence Satan!! Your resilience and God attitude in the face of persecution will always deflate the arguments of hell against your life and expose those who seek to cause division and will finally send the message of truth about your life to those that were seasonally shaken by the lie!! So SHAKE IT OFF!!:)


Your Faith is On Trial

Good Morning! Some of you may be in season where you can feel the trials of life! "Your Faith is on Trial" Let me begin by saying that as a blood bought believer you have a great LAWYER IN HEAVEN named Jesus Christ! And you the GREATEST JUDGE at your trial named Jesus Christ!! 1 Peter 4:12 Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; 13 but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. It doesn't matter what hell throws at you today, tomorrow, next week, next month or next year! If the lawyer of heaven is on your side and the judge of the universe is on your side, you may feel like your in the fire but you will make it to the other side! You may feel like you can't handle one more thing going wrong, but if one more thing going wrong is a divine set for the God of the universe to step and judge the situation according his Word and reveal his glory, you will have victory! There is no greater feeling then to go through a fiery trial and come out on the other side singing praises to God because you saw the hand of God deliver you!!!! No matter what hell tries in the courtroom of heaven, the love of God is to strong and to pure to ever agree with the enemies plan to destroy you!! Only believe!! A TRIED FAITH IS A PURIFIED FAITH!! A TRIED FAITH OPENS THE DOOR FOR GOD TO REVEAL HIS GREAT POWER! When your faith is on trial you must believe that the courtroom of heaven favors the children of God no matter what accusations hell attempt to bring against you! Whatever does not kill you will only make your stronger!!! Your faith will be tried by the fiery trials life and in the name of Jesus you will come forth as pure gold having been refined by fire!!! May you live in Confidence that God will never leave you nor forsake you!!!


The Power of Sonship in the Kingdom

Good morning! This morning I want challenge you to recognize "The Power of Sonship in the Kingdom" Romans 8:15-17 For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with Him, that we may also be glorified together. When you gave your life to Jesus everything about you CHANGED!! His perfect love was sent on assignment to cast out your fear!! You don't have to be afraid to live, afraid to be Holy, afraid to walk with God, afraid to come out from among this world and separate yourself! You did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear!!!!!! But you received the spirit of adoption by whom you cry out Daddy God! You went from being an orphan that was without a Father to the God of the universe saying I will be your daddy and father you until the day you breathe your last and for all of eternity!! YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE AFRAID ANYMORE!!!!!! The Spirt of God in you bears witness that you are a child of God! The day you received the salvation of the Lord, the Holy Spirit signed your adoption papers with the precious blood of Jesus Christ!! And you are now a child of God but also an heir of God! Because of the power of Sonship you are an heir of God! The word HEIR means one who receives his allotted possession by right of sonship! Every spiritual blessing is stored in the heavenly places and can be released into the atmosphere of this earth because of the legal right of Sonship! Because we are heirs of the kingdom we have a legal right in the spirit realm to receive the benefits of the Kingdom! You are children of God, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, you can function by the same rules, rights and benefits that the God of Heaven functions by! What belongs to God belongs you!! Your daddy is not sick in his body you are an heir of the Kingdom so in the name of Jesus go get your healing! Your daddy is not depressed and defeated so go to your daddy and get your victory!! Your daddy does not lack vision and purpose, so go to your daddy and receive the vision and purpose that he has called you to! Today I charge you as heirs of God and joint heirs of Christ to live according to the promised possessions of the Kingdom!! What resides in the kingdom of God belongs to the children of God, therefore function as an heir of God and a joint heir of Christ!! You have the right as Children of God!! God Bless!