Monthly archive for February 2012

The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you

The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you. Sometimes I’m not sure if I have that knowledge, in context Jesus was talking with his disciples about the farmer sowing seeds, he goes onto say ‘to others I speak in parables’. I want to hear the secrets of the kingdom of God in plain speech, though there is something intriguing about parables in the hunger it places in you, to hear clearly is a great pleasure. My wonder is, was Jesus statement just for the disciples, or is this for us too? I know

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Every place that the sole of your feet shall tread I have given to you

Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses. (Joshua 1:3 ESV) What I love about this verse is that the Lord has already given us the land. There is a tension of having been given the land, yet as Joshua went into the Land he had to fight to take it. The fight was with a certain victory. Israel never lost as long as they were walking with the Lord. Our relationship with him effects the victories we see. His desire is to give us the

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For the Lord was with Him

And all who heard them laid them up in their hearts, saying, “What then will this child be?” For the hand of the Lord was with him. (Luke 1:66 ESV) There is a natural progression in people’s minds, knowing that if the hand of the lord is with someone there are no limits to what they will do. So my prayer is, Lord let your hand rest upon my life, for with you there are no impossibilities.

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Say the word

But say the word, and my servant will be healed. (Luke 7:7 NIV) Just a word from Jesus heals, delivers, encourages. His word is powerful and effectual, it accomplishes the task for which it was set. It changes the atmosphere, it causes the demons to flee and hearts to be set on fire. Faith comes when we hear his whispers – we just need Him to say the word. Whether through quickened bible text or through supernatural hearing, a word form the Lord changes everything, the impossible becomes possible, the mountains are lowered and the valleys are raised up, the

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