Be Still and Quiet on Purpose!

Dearly Beloved,

Hope all is well with you. Today, focus on nothing but God.   Allow yourself to escape into His arms of safety.  Be careful beloved, as there are many things that will pull for your attention.  Don’t allow yourself to be seduced into nothingness followed by sheer foolery.  I’m telling you this is a waste of your precious time.  As we continue on our journey together on living a prosperous life, we have to learn to be still and quiet in the presence of the Lord.

My heart is not proud, O Lord, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me.  But I have still and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother like a weaned child is my soul within me.  O Israel, put your hope in the Lord both now and forevermore. Psalm 131, (NIV)

Many of us need to learn to mind our own business, and stop including ourselves into certain conversations, situations, or circumstances.  Friends, allow the Holy Spirit to lead and guide you into all truth.  Go to a safe quiet place, be still, and allow the Lord to speak to you.  Lay at His feet, and allow Him to love on you.  Your walk with Him will be so much sweeter!  Come on He’s waiting on you.  Until we meet again warriors….I love you to life!

Xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Yes it’s Possible!

Dearly Beloved,

Hope this missive finds you well.  Welcome back to “The Warriors Corner”!  Have you made the complete exit to “The Prosperous Life” with me? Warriors, this means that you can’t move forward in your journey while looking to the side or behind you. If you look anywhere but straight ahead, you are destined to crash.  The lack of focus on your God-given path will cause to be mediocre or stagnant.

Beloved, don’t allow yourself to become wrapped up in a “business as usual” type of lifestyle.  Frustration is bound to set in.  I want to encourage you to stretch your faith in the direction of your purpose.  You are not waiting on God.  God is waiting on you.  Take small faith steps and watch Him meet you where you are.  Walk through those faith doors and watch your manifestations come to fruition!

Always remember that you have options.  The greatest collaboration that you will ever have is with God. Luke 18:27, (NIV) says: “What is impossible with man, is possible with God.” Isn’t it exciting to know that with God we can transform our impossibilities into possibilities? Have faith and only believe warriors. Until we meet again….I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior      

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The Prosperous Life: Part 2

Dearly Beloved,

Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Welcome to “The Warriors Corner”! Today, I will continue the discussion on “The Prosperous Life.”  Please read “The Prosperous Life-Part 1 if you haven’t done so already.  https://talithacumi3.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/the-prosperous-life-part-1/ Beloved, my prayer is that you understand that you must collaborate with God in order to manifest his glory in every area of your life.  You must believe in the finished works of Jesus, thank him for what he has already done, and walk through the door of faith.

Beloved, consider the following adaptation from Mrs. Gloria Copeland’s article: “True Prosperity.” In order to prosper, you must first have a prosperous soul. That’s the beginning of the prosperous life. But how do you get there? My journey to the prosperous life began years ago when I read Matthew 6:33 in a Bible Ken’s mother had given him: “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” In The Amplified Bible it says to seek “His way of doing and being right.” That’s the foundation of God’s prosperity. When I found that verse, I was ready to try God’s way since I needed a lot of things and my way wasn’t working.

I discovered that God’s prosperity isn’t just financial blessings. It also includes healing, protection, favor, wisdom, success, well-being and every good thing you could possibly need—all the good things Jesus paid for you to have. He took our place and bore the curse of our sin so we can live in the blessing. “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ.” (Galatians 3:13-14). Isaiah 53:5 says, “The chastisement [needful to obtain] peace and well-being for us was upon Him, and with the stripes [that wounded] Him we are healed and made whole” (The Amplified Bible). The Hebrew word for peace in this scripture is shalom. It basically means “nothing missing, nothing broken,” or wholeness in every area of your life—spirit, soul and body.  That kind of prosperous life doesn’t just happen. And it doesn’t happen overnight. But the foundation for true prosperity begins with these seven steps:  Walking in truth, Faithfulness, Diligence, Tithing, Sowing, Believing, and Saying. (Copeland, Gloria 2009.)

Friends, will you answer the clarion call to follow Matthew 6:33, and collaborate with God to cultivate your prosperous life?  Let’s all make the commitment to become better in every facet of our lives.  Until we meet again warriors… I love you to life!

Xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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The Prosperous Life: Part 1

Dearly Beloved,

Hope all is well with you.  Today we are going to focus on manifestation of God’s glory in every area of your life.  Do you want to become all that God has created you to be?  Do you have the desire to be whole mind, body, soul, and spirit?  Do you have the desire to be prosperous financially? God certainly does. Consider one of the many scriptures that He has to say about it.  Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. 3 John 1:2, (KJV) If you have the desire to go to another dimension in God you must be willing to increase your faith to another level.

Many of us are waiting, hoping, and wondering when a visible change is going to come in the deficient areas of our lives. Beloved, you must believe that whatever you need has already been done! When Jesus had tasted it, he said, “It is finished!” Then he bowed his head and released his spirit. John 19:30, (NLT) Friends, please understand that everything you need or desire has already been provided for over 2000 years ago!  What does it take to manifest God’s glory in our lives under the new covenant of grace through Jesus Christ our Lord?  Simply: “I believe I receive ______, in the name of Jesus and thank you Lord for what you have done.”

Don’t allow another day to go by thinking that whatever you desire will fall into your lap.  No!  We must work with God and actively use our faith to manifest his glory in our lives!  Please understand that this goes for every area of your life.  For example:  Does it make sense to believe God and manifest His glory for every other area in your life with the exception of your finances?  NO! Oh my warriors, I can write on and on about this but I must bid you farewell for now…until we meet again I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Ascend to Thankfulness!

Dearly Beloved,

Peace, favor, blessings, and God’s love rest on each of you now, and forever.  Don’t allow this month of November, to just be a time of good eating, visiting family, and to be thankful for the tangible things.  I want to encourage us all to be thankful to God for being who He is.  If we all look around we can clearly see that God has been good to us individually, and collectively.  Friends, power is released when we are thankful on purpose.  It takes faith to thank God for the things that are not tangible, and have yet to manifest.

Be cheerful no matter what; pray all the time; thank God no matter what happens. This is the way God wants you who belong to Christ Jesus to live. 1 Thessalonians 5:18, (MSG)  God desires that we remain thankful, and in constant prayer always.  Don’t allow the forces of darkness to seduce you into a pit of fear, doubt, unbelief, the desire not to pray, or to complain about everything.

Beloved, shift your mind, body, heart, soul, and spirit to pure praise and worship to God for who He is.  As a reminder, Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8, (NIV)  From now on warriors, take a moment daily to thank God just for who He is and the unseen. In this season, JUST TRUST GOD no matter what you may think, feel, or see. Until we meet again warriors….I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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Stop! It’s Not in your Own Strength…

Dearly Beloved,

Hope this missive finds you well.  Beloved, I place heavy emphasis on making a cognizant decision on being the best you that you can be.  Please don’t misunderstand me. You can’t approach or do anything simply on “will power” or in your own strength.  Failure, insanity, and repeated cycles will find you and carry you around the same mountain over and over again if you are not careful.

How do you and I extinguish failure, insanity, repeated cycles, etc.?  We have to humble ourselves, and realize that apart from God we can’t do anything.  Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5, (NLT)  Beloved, team up with God and awesome things can happen.  Will you make mistakes? Yes.  Will you miss the mark? Yes.  Will you return back to what you keep promising God that you will stop doing? Yes, until you ask Jesus to help you.  The more you expose your total self to Him, the more comfortable you will become and desire to only please Him in all things.

Friends, call on JESUS at any time.  Don’t pick Him up and put Him down at your convenience.  All of us have God-given dreams, and visions that only He can help us manifest.  If it’s not larger than what you can do now, it’s not from HIM!  So the next time you think it’s all about you, think again.   STOP and realize that’s it’s not in your own strength that you are able to overcome. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Phillipians 4:13, (NLT)  Until we meet again warriors….I love you to life!

xoxo,

The Risen Warrior

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