Blessed are You
“Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.” Matthew 5:11–12
Rose of Sharon — He is Yaweh . . .
Direct your breath toward Heaven, and exchange it for God’s.
In touch with the Father, brings Heaven down to earth — which in essence is our responsibility — through our prayers and worship. For we cry out “Heaven come down!” in our churches — but do we bring it down, in our home, our business, on the street or in the stores?
Forever He will reign — and every knee will bow — and every tongue will confess Him as Lord. These are the Truths by which we live — and we gather with others of like heart — to acknowledge Him as the Great I Am.
We long and hunger for His Presence, and in the midst of our difficulty — He is always there, for Holy Spirit is always in us — using our feet to carry the Gospel into diverse places. The enemy may raise its head — but the Lord will always drive him back and conquer the fears that trouble you.
Choose to be hungry — even in the face of evil.
Call on God for the Word — feed on that, sustain yourself on Heaven’s Manna. You will find that the taste is sweet like honey, and will nurture your body and your soul. For the Lord is your Father — who cares about your needs and desires — that takes time to raise you up in the Way of the Lord.
We are captured by just one glance — when He whispers our name, we are undone.
Surely there will be trouble in our life — and there will be those that try to bring you down. But it is in His Hand — where the protection is; where strength for weakness is exchanged — you are renewed.
Persecution may bind your flesh, but never your heart or soul. It belongs to Him, and so does the thoughts of your mind.
You are blessed — be happy in that. Show the world the True Love of Christ, the brokenness on the Cross — the Blood that was poured out, and the empty tomb. That grave that no longer holds the Body of Christ — but has left evidence of a Risen King, that walks the Streets of Heaven.
And when you pull Heaven down into every place that you go — Christ walks those streets with you, and He transforms everything — by His Presence.
Work while there is still Light.
Shine the Light — so that the World can behold His Beauty. Put the Son on display through your life, and don’t hesitate to speak Truth in Love — bless the nations.
He will command His Light to Shine at your prayer and worship.