Read the Word; Speak the Word; Pray the Word; Live the Word!!
After church, I decided to get some food from a local restaurant to take home. The restaurant was overflowing with “after church diners”. It ended up being a loooong wait for my order!
But God used this time to use me in prayer for a precious woman undergoing chemo after cancer surgery. First, I prayed with her husband after he shared with me about the situation. Then later, he introduced me to her and I had the honor of praying with her when we were alone together (if you can be alone in the middle of a crowded restaurant)!
I have to say though…it felt like it was just me, her, and the Lord. Everything and everyone else simply fell away into the background…
Thank You, Lord, for using me today for my Sister and for Your glory! I’m so glad for the long wait!! I love You, Jehovah Rapha!! ❤️
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” Isaiah 43:2 NIV
No matter what is happening in your life, never forget that the Lord is walking with you through it.
Lord, help me to look at YOU and not on what is going on around me!
“…Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me.” Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”” Matthew 14:29-31 ESV
May we KEEP OUR EYES UPON JESUS!
Pray for all people…and for all of those in authority! (1 Timothy 2:1). May God bless you, my friends, and may God bless America!! 🥰
For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ…(2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
Ahhhh, Brothers and Sisters! Our minds are a battlefield!! This Scripture is so powerful! It reminds us that our weapons are divine weapons…spiritual weapons…and not weapons of our flesh.
It reminds us that we are to “destroy” those thoughts that are raised up against the knowledge of God. Our knowledge of God is what we have learned through the Holy Scriptures…the revelation knowledge of His Truth that has been revealed to us by His Holy Spirit.
ANY thoughts that go against His promises…His will for us…or His Truth, should be taken captive and destroyed! Our thoughts are like fortresses. They can either imprison us in false thinking and not allow us to be free in Christ Jesus…
or they can be fortresses that protect us from the enemy because we have built a “wall of truth” of God’s Word around our minds, souls, and spirits.
Are there any “fortresses” of wrong thinking that are imprisoning you today? Please know that FREEDOM is here for you NOW!! Take God’s Truth and use it confidently and boldly to bring down all those thoughts that go against who God is and who you are in Christ Jesus!! Look in His Word for those “weapons” –words of truth and power – that WILL accomplish for you what you have been unable to do on your own.
I speak and decree FREEDOM for you today!! In the Mighty Name of Jesus, AMEN!! ~Tina K. Roach
Sometimes we look at our lives and we ask God, “Why?”
We don’t understand why we are going through times of hurt; times of pain; times of weakness; times of warfare.
Beloved of God! The Lord is with us in and through it all! And not only is He with us…
But “…we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose”. (Romans 8:28)
Be assured, precious ones, that no matter what you are going through…no matter how bad it may seem…the Lord loves you!!
What the enemy would use for your destruction – The Lord will use to strengthen you…to equip you…to help you to become more than a mighty conqueror!
This is His promise…this is His Truth! Believe it and declare it!
Walking in His Truth with you, Tina Roach
“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.” (1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV)
This scripture reminds us that no matter the temptation – there are others who have journeyed through the same thing. It’s easy to sometimes feel that we are alone in our journey, but that’s not true!
The Lord uses others to support and help us as we are going through challenging circumstances. As they have journeyed through – so can we!
And even more powerful is God’s promise that He will not let us be tempted beyond what we can bear. AND He will provide a way out. Hallelujah!!
[Prayer]. Lord, You are FAITHFUL!! You are trustworthy! You are more than able to see us through anything that tries to stop us in our journey with You. You go before us and provide a solution, an answer, a way out of our temptations. And You are with us providing all the strength and wisdom we need. LORD, YOU ARE FAITHFUL!!
Serving a Faithful God, Tina K. Roach
“I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken. Psalm 16:8
Have you had times of feeling “shaken” lately? I know I have. It may be because of what we have allowed to be before us…what we are focused on. If we are more focused on the news and all that is happening in the world instead of on the Lord, we can be shaken! If we are more focused on the problems that arise in our day-to-day lives instead of on the Problem Solver, we can be shaken!
Prayer: Lord, forgive me when I have allowed other things to envelope all my attention and thoughts. I want YOU to be in my line of sight at all times. I want YOU to be my focus and be my right hand. I shall not be shaken!!!
Are we talking too much about all the wrong things going on in our lives or in the lives of others? There comes a time when just talking about and lamenting our current circumstances needs to end.
It’s time to start DECLARING and DECREEING God’s will in our circumstances and in the circumstances that others are facing and in our world!!
“The tongue has the power of life and death…”. Proverbs 18:21 NIV
The Lord is calling us to SPEAK LIFE! SPEAK LIFE! SPEAK LIFE!
“for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.” Matthew 10:20 NIV
“The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life…”. Proverbs 10:11 NIV
Help us, Lord, to speak forth Your heart, Your love, Your will!! May Your life-giving words flow forth in power and accomplish what You desire!! In Jesus’ Name! AMEN!