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Our Coffee Time posts are posted on the first Friday of every month (starting up again in February). Be sure to check in each month for some food for the soul, fellowship, and sweetness of the Spirit.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” ~ Psalm 147:3
Sweet Sister, I am glad you are here. I am so thankful that you are here and we get this time of fellowship together. Truly we need more.
These last few days especially have been incredibly spiritually intense for me, but I must say that they have been filled with the Spirit and the goodness of our Abba.
What has the Lord been doing in your life lately? Have you taken note?
It is now time to enjoy our monthly Coffee Time together. I hope you have your cup. I’ve got mine.
Here are some beautiful, pure, and sincere delights for the soul. Sometimes we just need some firm reminders that God is still here and still Good and still in charge.
Food for Thought and Contemplation:
Reba McIntyre’s video (Back to God)
Reminder that though the Law is good (Romans 7: 7-12), it is NOT that which saves (Eph: 2) – Wholly Lean on Jesus’ Name
What am I reading or listening to on Audible?
I have been feeling a deep call to intercessory prayer again, and the Lord brought me two books almost immediately after I began to feel the call and seek Him for guidance in it. These two books have been amazing for my Spirit and they are covered in Truth.
If you, too, feel a call for intercessory prayer I highly recommend these books to help train you up to wield the weaponry that the Lord has bestowed upon you (affiliate links included, so thank you in advance for the small commission I will receive if you choose to purchase).
Let us not be found ignorant of how to use our tools.
And, as usual, I just want to reiterate my absolute adoration for Audible. Seriously, I could not digest nearly as many books as I do without the beautiful blessing of audiobooks! $15/month and we get some really wonderful food for the mind.
Check it out now to start your Audible Membership, and enjoy your free trial!
What am I listening to on Pandora?
- Classical Music for Studying
- Christian Praise and Worship Music
A beautiful reminder – we are counting down the days of days
And finally another of my favorites that delight my soul immensely. Shalom!
A Call to Arms – the Armor of God!
What is the Lord laying on your heart lately? Are you struggling with matters of faith? Are confusion and doubt invading your thoughts?
Hold tightly to the One who loves you eternally. Never let Him go.
So often we struggle with the darkness and pain in this world, but we have a higher calling upon our lives than to simply complain about how terrible everything is. We are here to bring Light into the world, both in the way in which we live our lives and the prayers we say.
May you stand firm in the faith and continue to fight the Good fight against the spiritual forces that exist in this world. Hold tightly to the Word of Truth. It will cover and protect you as He leads you in your life.
“Be Still and Know that I am God.” ~ Ps. 46:10
Sometimes life is hard. So hard. The enemy attacks. Trials come. Temptations rear their ugly heads, and it can feel like a whirlwind is upon us.
But, our hope is in the Lord and His power, not our strength in the flesh. I don’t know about you, but when I am focused on all the misery and hardship and struggles and powerlessness I feel, it simply empowers it to be stronger within me.
This is not simply “think positively.” That line of thinking is still from a human strength. It is one step shy of WHOLE Truth.
What is the WHOLE Truth?
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” ~ Phil. 4:8
It is easy to get lost in the darkness of the world, but doing so does nothing but reinforce misery. May we instead speak Life with our tongues, and pray Light into the world. May we set our eyes on the things of God.
I’m learning how to pray for effectively, especially when we are fighting the darkness. It is not enough to simply pray away the evil, but we must also then pray IN the Goodness of Yahweh!
If we are praying against a spirit of lust, we must pray FOR a spirit of holiness and Truth in Love. We must pray FOR the Love of God in its beauty and purity to fill the space.
So, this is my prayer this month for you: that not only may the darkness run away from your life, but that the goodness of God fill the space, too.
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) and find out what pleases the Lord.” ~ Eph. 5: 8-10
May you continue to lay your own will down to the loving will of God. May you continue to trust Him with your life, even when things to do not sense. May your heart be full of Him, and may He continue to reveal Himself to you that your marriage may become mature and whole.
On the one hand, He extends the fullness of Himself to honor and love you entirely, and then works to please you in True goodness and blessing. On the other, we are called to learn what pleases Him and to learn how to submit in LOVE to Him. He reveals in His Word the things that please Him and bring Him joy. He reveals in His Word how to Love Him. It is your job and my job to learn what those things are, and to never stop learning.
Be still. Seek Him.
Enjoy worship and praise.
Delight in fellowship.
Give thanks in all things.
And never cease to do good.
The Lord is with you.