Thursday, January 5, 2017
We have to be careful of all the things we allow into our lives by any form of access. Rather it's what we're watching, hearing, seeing or allowing, we have to be careful that those things don't sink into our hearts. Where are heart is reveals our treasures [Matthew 6:21]. What we think on & believe will plant seeds & play out into our lives [Proverbs 23:7]
We must realize this & re-evaluate our priorities in 2017! We can't tolerate just any thing. As Believers, we should be becoming more like Christ, daily renewing our minds [Romans 12:2], (feeding our spirits & starving our flesh to death) by decreasing so that He can increase! [John 3:30, Luke 9:23].
I believe that social media can be detrimental to our spiritual growth if we aren't 'GUARDING OUR HEARTS!'
We have no business following people that shouldn't be in our lives. This includes: washed up & dead friendships, exes, 'unholy' pages, false teachers, conspiracies, cults, and TOO many celebrities! Leave the past in the past! Meet NEW people! Create your own reality & stop fantasizing & envying others people lives. As well as, certain TV shows, movies, books, company, and popular trends.
I'm not implying that God has a long list of rules. I'm only showing the importance of accepting His leadership. Everything is permissible but not everything is beneficial for us [1 Corinthians 6:12]. It's cause & effect / We have the free-will to do whatever we want. However, not everything is irrevocable. There may be consequences to our poor decision-making. Repentance & grace is not a license to sin.
God wants to order our steps & make changes in our lives. Although, we must be willing to make sacrifices. Old ways, bad habits & old people can't go where God wants to lead YOU! There's no way to grow, carrying the same habits. [Galatians 2:20, 2 Corinthians 5:17].
Yes, Christians sin. But, God began to look at Jesus the day we asked for His forgiveness & accepted Him as our personal Lord and Savior. [John 3:16, Romans 10:9]. We practice holiness & repent. That's the difference between us & the world. We're saved by grace through faith. But, it doesn't end there... The same power that raised Jesus from the dead lives on the inside of us [Romans 8:11, 1 John 4:4]!
The Holy Spirit is here to help us overcome habitual sinful lifestyles & lead us into a better life IN Jesus Christ!
The Holy Spirit is here to help us overcome habitual sinful lifestyles & lead us into a better life IN Jesus Christ!
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Happy New Year! God is so good. He's making everything NEW this year! Expect only good things because you're a child of God. Freely receive all of His grace by having faith in His Son Jesus Christ. God is moving quickly! He is pouring out His blessings on whosoever that believes in Him. Stay planted & rooted in His Word, expecting manifestations. God is faithful!
Scripture meditation: "And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of the words spoken to her by the Lord." Luke 1:45 [NASB]
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Saturday, December 24, 2016
Just sold "Lola," "banana boat," "bumblebee," my car (2001 Ford Focus zx3 Hatchback)! This was my very 1st car that I purchased with my own money back in college. I used to work 40+ hrs/wk + go to school FT. For whatever reason, the closing manager didn't like me I guess... She stole money out of my register, made me clean the entire store, serve 200+ customers & she would get in her truck & drive right past me every night! I walked miles to my dorm at midnight, praying all the way there. If my now-husband wasn't away for football games, he would meet me halfway or pay for a cab. But, I was too cheap to pay $10 for a couple of miles. Really, $10 as a poor college student! Nah bruh, ain't nothing wrong with my feet! I worked my lil' butt off for that down payment. I finally had enough money saved before I was laid off for the missing money in my cash register SMH! (years later she was caught & fired)... Anywho, this car took me where I wanted to go. It broke down a lot. It made a lot of noise. I had to use a screwdriver to pull the passengers seat back. The paint was wearing off. The dirt on the paint was permanent. The button to pop the hood was hanging off to the side getting on my last nerves. My back ached for getting all the way in the back seat each time to strap TWO babies in their car seats. Although, I didn't worry or complain about my cars' problems. God answered my prayer in getting a car with my own money. It may not have been perfect. But I sure wasn't walking, taking the bus & catching cabs anymore. My prayer was answered. I got what I prayed for… Now I'm believing God for a NEW car! UPGRADE, UPGRADE!! I know He's going to do it because His promises are always good. We can have the desires of our hearts. He supplies all of our needs according to His glory & riches in Christ Jesus (Phil4:19). Glory be to God! Time to go car shopping… combing faith with actions. I know it will happen because God says we can have what we say. Ask & receive!
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Sunday, December 18, 2016
GLORY be to God! The Quetant's are NEW 1st time home owners! It wasn't easy but ALL things are possible with God.
This is a testimony!!!!!! If you can, please stay and read my story... ♥
This past summer in Orlando, FL, we were purchasing a 'fixer-upper' house. I spent almost everyday tiredly looking for new paint, carpet, tile, countertops, and balancing out all of the costs. We had chiesty realtors and contractors. We spent and LOST our money going through Escrow just to turn the house down. As much as we were ready to buy this house, I wasn't completely satisfied. Something didn't feel right...Out of no where, God told us to back out & move to ATL, GA! I'm like, "Huh!? Really, God? After all of this hard work & money spent! You expect us to move " Yet, I heard His voice gently & clearly.
He spoke to me through Genesis 12:1-3. God speaks to us through His Word! It's not magical or rocket science. God speaks to us through His Son Jesus Christ: the written Word.
Here's what resonated on my heart ♥ :
Now the said to Abram,
We weren't able to get to Georgia at that moment because of demonic hindrances. I had to command what was being held up to be released in Jesus' Name! I wasn't going to settle for anything less than God's BEST. So, I stayed in prayer constantly. It's a spiritual warfare. We must fight from Jesus' victory to get what we want. We have authority "the keys" to command things in heaven onto earth!
I wanted to give up. I was being fleshly, so I was like, "just forget it! It just isn't God's Will." But, then, I had to remember the Bible. God really DOES wants best for us. He gave the Promised Land to the Israelites as an inheritance so I knew He wanted the same for us! It IS HIS WILL that we enjoy life & live comfortably. So, I started looking up NEW houses in GA. I wasn't about to deal with another 'fixer upper.' (HGTV looks good on TV! However, it's hard work DIY in real-life LOL)... I found a NEW house online, printed it out & placed it on the refrigerator. Each time I thought of that house, I decreed & declared it in Jesus' Name!
Though, it physically looked impossible to get to GA, I trusted God to provide a way. And surely, where He guides, He provides! 6 mos later, we got the call. The same people who told us NO told us YES! Relocation services are provided & $0 closing costs! Our landlord even canceled our lease! We will be moving into our NEW home exactly 1 month from today on our baby girl's 1st birthday. Look at God. If we would've moved into that house we would have to deal with all of that mess. And even worse, my husband's best friend passed away during this time and was buried just walking distance from that little house. Wow! God knows what He's doing! It's already hard enough letting go. It would be all the more harder on us having that cemetery not too far away(Genesis33:4)… WOW GOD was looking out! ♥
Let me be clear though! I don't deserve this because I pray, fast, attend church, sow, read the Bible & be a 'good ol Christian'. I do those things out of my love and PERSONAL revelation of Jesus Christ. These blessings aren't based on obedience because I fail sometimes. I'm not living under Moses' Law like the Israelites. It's called God's Grace/FAVOR! Although, we do have to decree & declare things to get what we want. But, Grace is simply available all because of God being moved by our FAITH! Just yesterday I planted another seed out of my sincerity for this particular ministry that's been spiritually feeding me. It wasn't much because I don't work but God can do BIG things with so very little (Zechariah 4:10). I wasn't expecting to receive anything in return. In less than 24hrs God flipped my seed hundredfold!! It's all about sacrificing things to express our total trust in God. He honors that. Giving is the baby step of faith. As hard as it is, it's actually the very least thing we could do for the Kingdom of God. Don't rob God from tithing. It's still necessary because ministry costs money ya know… And, it's a spiritual principle to give to God! You'll rob yourself from His favor. I'm telling you! Don't worry about where the money is going. It's God's not ours! Just thank God for it and honor Him with it. He sees everything… He will bless you for genuinely sowing into His Kingdom even if it that tithe didn't go where planned.
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Because of Jesus' shed blood we can have life abundantly (John 10:10). I learned to be patient & obey the Holy Spirit. Funny thing is, I asked God to help me receive His patience and to help me be more sensitive to His Holy Spirit and this is how He tested my faith! If I would've disobeyed, nothing would've changed. I want to encourage you to rest in God's Word. If you pray & believe Him for ANYTHING according to His Will, it will be done! Don't get caught up in the "how" & "why?" I literally had a vision of Jesus walking down a narrow path & telling me to follow Him & not look to the left & the right." (That's where my "Bible Journey" book cover idea came from…) You will sink like Peter did when he walked on water & took his eyes off of Jesus. Just look to Him & believe. You must have F A I T H! =)
And ANOTHER THING! DO NOT WORRY ABOUT YOUR FINANCES!! As a matter of fact, don't you worry about A THING! Jesus said to cast ALL of our cares onto Him. Worrying about our bank accounts is a trick of the enemy. God isn't looking at your wallet. He's looking at your heart for faith. God provides for me. I'm able to tithe faithfully and not feel worrisome about where my next source of income will come from. He provides each and every time and right on time! No, gov't assistance or begging from others. God provides! (Phil 4:19)
I'm totally convinced that He IS the ONLY Way! I'm ready for this NEW season of NEW beginnings! God is good ya'll. If you don't totally agree, then I must inform you that it's YOU who needs to change NOT God.
Have faith, take action & be patient. Better is coming in due time! Don't give up!! Change your mindset. Always pray and DAILY renew your mind to His promises and rest in Him.
Today's sermon was by: Kenneth Terry of WCCI. The link will be up tomorrow. Here's where it will be posted. It was AWESOME!! You don't want to miss this. Check back for the playback!
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Good morning, loves!
Today, God placed on my heart JOHN 3. In this chapter, we learn the importance of being born-again. When I was a baby in Christ, I didn't know the significance & what Jesus meant when He said that we can't go to Heaven w/o being BORN AGAIN. Most people, think that Jesus solely meant water baptism. This is far from the truth. We have to consider all facts: timing is everything! (Consider dispensations: my next blog post…) The customs were a whole lot different. And, Jesus had not gone to the cross yet. In fact, one of the guys on the cross who died beside Him, was a sinner saved by GRACE! He did not have time for a water baptism. All he had was faith. And that's all we can do to get God to move on our behalf: FAITH! So let's get started… I'm reading from my NKJV Bible. I have lots of highlighters on hand, including a notepad & pen. The book of John is a beautifully written story of Jesus Christ. (The Gospel)
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Good morning world!
It's 6am and I'm just waking up to an awesome dream!! I had a David & Goliath experience. We all face these types of battles. But this was one was physical! In a sense...
I like to think this was a vision because it felt so real to me. I typed this up in my notes on my app after telling my husband about it. So here's the RAW details! :)
In this dream, it's like I was getting ready to go to school. I was running late as usual "fashionably late" (beauty) takes time you know... I had 1 min to gather my things & RUN to my bus stop. As I opened up the door to go outside, I seen "some" of the students walking into the other direction. I thought, dang, they missed the bus! But as I looked closer, they were walking to another bus stop. So, I followed. We got onto the bus and was taken to a different location than our school. I was able to realize that everyone was Christian. The President of this particular school location was a bit rude to us. He was well respected amongst the school board though. The teachers were on his side too. It's like they were praising this guy. But that's the besides the point. *At least, I think. Haven't received any revelation on that. Just including the details!*
Upon arrival, we were all being held hostage. It was about 50-100 of us in this small building in total. Outside on each side (there were 2 exits) were Christian persecutors. Not being racist in any way, but these people were immigrants from undeveloped countries. They had mean looks on their face because they hated us for being Christians. There weapons were of the world and they were very outdated! I was laughing at them, like really. Y'all don't scare nobody! As I was walking out of the door, the other Christians in the hallway pulled me back in. They were all scared. I was telling them to not be afraid because Our God WILL fight for us. He already has!
They were religious Christians so they didn't "KNOW" Scripture! I was like WOW, come on guys, it's like 100 of us and less than 10 of them! We better go out there now and attack before they start multiplying. (Even if they were to multiply, we had no reason to fear. More victory for us!) I asked if anyone had weapons in their bags & a few of them actually had guns. I took one and shot at the wall to test it out. I'm a very petite girl, so of course I wasn't skilled in this area. So I had to use 2 hands to hold the weapon. Remind you, this is a vision so it happened in the spiritual realm just as it would in this physical world today. I was still ME! So my trust wasn't in that gun but in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
I went to the back exit first to get the hostages. Then I said a prayer over myself and the people: "God, I know that You will protect me. I know that I will not die before my time. I know that You will protect Your people. This battle is Yours and not a scratch shall touch our bodies. In Jesus Name. Amen" I kicked the door open (not like on action movies) this door was "push-to-open" the door wasn't even locked. People were just scared to go out! I shouted: "OUR GOD WILL FIGHT FOR US!!!" Those enemies ran away so fast w/o me having to even use that gun. They seen the light in me. They seen that we were fearless. The demons ran away fleeing at the Name of Jesus! The Lord fought for us without us having to lay a finger on them. And the dream ended just like that. I woke up like WOW!!! I know this was a vision. Before bed, I skimmed through Ruth 2 because of a Word from the Lord that I received. But it had nothing to do with this dream I suppose. My visions usually happen like that. Because it's not my works but God's Grace. He was ready to use me only because I was available to be used by spending time getting to know Him through His Word. All it took was faith. A fearless and faithful person whose trust and hope was completely in the Lord Jesus Christ.
If you aren't familiar with the story of David "a man after God's own heart" drafting Goliath ( a philistine giant) then, I want to encourage you to study the full story in the Bible. It is found in 1 Samuel 17:1-58. In summary, this message about trusting God to fight your battles. To not look at your circumstance but to look to God. Fight from victory because Jesus finished it all at the cross. We do this by trusting God's strength in our weakness. Don't fear because fear is NOT of God. As believers, we must know God by studying His Word. That is the only way to truly know Our Heavenly Father. There's no compromising the Gospel. Jesus is the living Bible. To know God The Father we must know God The Son: The Holy Bible. The Christians in my dream were still saved. They were just fearful because they didn't have a personal relationship with God. We've all been lukewarm christians and hypocrites. It's easy to praise God in the bad times. But is it just that easy to praise Him in the bad times to you? There are way too many religious folks in the Body of Christ today! It's not good that some of us can shout but become silent and independent of God during trying times. In this dream, the people were looking at me crazy saying: "I don't know about all that" when I told them that God will fight for us. They were willing to sit in the building all day until matters became worse. I wasn't about to sit in there afraid knowing the God that I served! Those people outside were just people. God is a Spirit! God is creator of everything. I was ready to go to battle (in faith) because I had stuff to do later on that day. (I literally said that in the dream LOL) I had to go check on my kids, And when I woke up it just so happened that it was time for me to nurse my baby girl at 6am just before my husband's alarm clock went off @6:15 a.m.
When we humble ourselves to His Word, we find His Grace in abundance! In this vision, God was telling me to continue spreading the Gospel without sugarcoat. To inform others the importance of knowing and applying His Word.
If I've been an help to you in any way through this blog, social media, my bracelets, or whatever the platform, I want to encourage you to sow into my ministry. I have written a couple of books so far expressing my unashamed faith. I am an advocate for Hope Ministries Uganda: USA & I need your support. My career is to advance the Kingdom of God. I will not be silent. I am doing all that the Holy Spirit lays onto my heart to reach lost souls and to help christians come out of religious bondage through the Bible. I can't do this alone. Ministry does cost money. Everyone is hesitant when it comes to money, prosperity and Grace. But guess what! It's in the Bible. Religious blinds. If God's people will get in His Word to get to know Him, the world will be changed overnight.
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