Testimony

“This was a few years ago. I was gothic and worshipped the devil. I was an atheist so I didn’t believe satan was real, so this was more of a rebellion against religion. How wrong I was, satan is very real and is deceiving and manipulating everyone on the planet. Last December I finally reached out to God and He turned my whole life around. He led me to His Son Jesus Christ in Sept 2019 and I was born again. In the last year I have stopped living a sinful life and have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit. All of my addictions and toxic behaviours fell from my life instantly. I suddenly wanted to be a good person and I turned from all things evil. I stopped watching horror movies, I stopped listening to heavy metal, I stopped drinking and doing drugs, I stopped partying, I stopped letting toxic people into my life, I stopped swearing, I stopped lying, I stopped cheating, I stopped fornicating, I stopped taking the Lord’s name in vain, I stopped being a terrible person and I started to trust in God!!! I cannot even express how much Jesus has changed my life. Praise the Lord and His power to create a child of God from being a child of the devil.
Believe on Jesus now and be set free. Salvation is a free Gift from the Lord! Turn to Him for eternal Life!
Praise Jesus, my Lord, my Savior, my King. Thank you Jesus for saving me. I love you forever. Amen.”
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HOPE

Unshakable Hope
Unshakable Hope is a gift that is sent directly from Heaven above. Hope is the breath of our lives that we breathe out when our children are battling addictions, or sitting all alone in a prison cell. We hope they are safe, we hope they will stop doing drugs, and we hope they will stop committing crimes. We hope more than anything else that they will turn themselves around, let God renew their minds and transform them back to the healthy child we once knew and still love unconditionally. Our love hasn’t died for them because it is unconditional. Our love is the Hope we have for their lives. This is the same unshakable Hope that God has for all His children. Let’s join our hands of Hope today and let our prayers reach into the hearts of all our hurting children. May the Spirit Of God reach into their hearts and turn their lives inside out with the peace that passes all understanding. Never give up Hope when Jesus is on your side. He never leaves our children nor forsakes them as He never leaves us without His hope…Amen!
Quote Of Hope: In my past addictive and criminal life years ago I could and would come up with just about any kind of justification for my addictions and crimes. I used these justifications so to support my habit and I believed them to be true as a reality in the prisons of my mind.
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Word from the Lord

Deborah Waldon Fry

Heard,”Granting you relief with Blazing Fire in His eyes.”

“Beloved. I am working for you. I am warring for you. The God of Peace is crushing Satan under His Feet. Yes, Your Savior came to destroy the works of the devil. Come to me, My Weary One, and rest. I shall release you from that anxiety and stress. I shall ease your suffering. You were not created to carry fear and worry or sickness and disease, nor lack, nor any curse for I have declared you MY BLESSED ONE. The enemy desires to vex you and steal your peace. Fear not, My Child. The Blazing Fire in My Eyes shall consume his every evil work. The devil has been intensifying his warfare against you but do not fear. I have you covered. Your God is a consuming Fire. I am He who is Faithful and True. I am granting you RELIEF from these days of trouble. I shall repay affliction to the evil ones who afflict you. They shall be consumed by the Breath of My Mouth and the Brightness of My Coming. I am He who rescues you; I answer you from the Cloud of Thunder. The yoke is destroyed because of the Anointing. The God of all comfort is comforting you. Fear not, Beloved. Watch the enemy flee from the Fire in My Eyes. ‘For I,’ declares the LORD, ‘am a wall of fire around you, and I am the Glory in your midst.'”
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RELIEF: Release from anxiety or distress, reassurance, consolation, comfort, solace, peace, relaxation, repose, ease, freedom, liberation, deliverance, respite, remission; assistance given to those in special need or difficulty.

…Revelation 19:11Then I saw heaven standing open, and there before me was a white horse. And its rider is called Faithful and True. With righteousness He judges and wages war. 12He has eyes like blazing fire, and many royal crowns on His head. He has a name written on Him that only He Himself knows. 13He is dressed in a robe dipped in blood, and His name is The Word of God.
…Psalm 94:13 to grant him relief from days of trouble, until a pit is dug for the wicked.
…2 Thessalonians 1:6 After all, it is only right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you, 7and to grant relief to you who are oppressed and to us as well, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with His mighty angels 8 in blazing fire….
…Zechariah 2:5 ‘For I,’ declares the LORD, ‘will be a wall of fire around her, and I will be the glory in her midst.'”
…2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord will consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming.
….Isaiah 10:27 And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.
artwork by Elea N David Sharpe

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Word from the Lord

When your flesh has been burned up by the Spirit of burning through the work of the cross, then the darkness has nothing else to feed on.
God’s throne and Kingdom invades a heart that yields itself to be fully occupied and conquered by the power of His Spirit through demonstrated love as we allow ourselves to be poured out so He might fill us with himself.
Only His abiding PRESENCE can strengthen us to resist and withstand the onslaught of sin and the temptations of darkness which rages against the human soul.
No child of God can afford to resist the inner workings of the cross wrought out in us by the power of His Spirit, for unless we give ourselves up to God as a burned up living sacrifice, our human weakness will always yield itself to sin.
YOU ARE CALLED TO BE A WARRIOR OF THE CROSS BELOVED OF GOD, CHOOSE NOT TO FOLLOW YOURSELF, BUT PLACE YOURSELF ON HIS ALTAR OF POURED OUT LOVE AND BECOME A PASSIONATE FOLLOWER OF CHRIST, AWAY FROM YOURSELF INTO THE FULLNESS OF GOD.
Yield and yield and keep yielding to His touch until He has clothed you with His power from on high.

Mommy Love

A Mom Never Stops Loving Her Child

Parents do feel the pain their addicted children and those who are in prison struggle within their lives but moms and grandmoms have a special bond with their children a bond that dads don’t. I’m not saying dads don’t love their children because they do. They just don’t have this kind of bond with them. Mom’s and grandmoms can feel the true inside struggles their hurting children go through. It would make my happy feet dance with joy when knowing my mom was still enjoying her life. This was my prayer for her and my family. It is not easy to separate the two. I’d feel a feeling of real peace and joy when I was in prison reading a letter from my mom and her telling me she had gone fishing, caught a big fish and enjoyed a picnic with the family. Of course, I would miss that I was not there with them. Tears of happiness when reading her letters of hope would run down my cheeks but they were tears of healing to my soul. I never once wanted her to give up her life because of my bad choices and be in prison with me in her mind. Yes, I always wanted her by my side and believe me I knew she was.No matter how messed up I was I’ve always known down deep in my heart that my mom loved me unconditionally. She hated the horrible things I would do so to support my drug habit but never for once did she stop loving me. I could always hear my mom’s soft voice speaking to my heart telling me it was wrong what I was doing. I could feel her gentle arms around me when I was passed out and nearly overdosed in the front seat of my car and not knowing how I ended up where I was when I woke up the next morning. Her whispers would gently ask me to stop what I was doing to my life before I ended up dead or killing someone myself in my crazy rage. Tears would be running down her cheeks as she comforted me. I’ll never forget these memories of the pain I caused her broken heart. Even more so when I went to prison and my life was beginning to change from the inside out because Jesus had come into my life I never wanted her to imprison herself for the rest of her life. I know she would never stop thinking of me and my safety but I wanted her to know I was okay and for her to live her life each and every day free in her heart. Eventually, when she saw the change in my life I see her enjoying her life as well. When she passed away many years before I was released from prison I knew she was resting in peace knowing I was going to be just fine because Jesus was in my life. To this very moment as I’m sitting at my desk writing this devotion and writing it as a free man for nearly twenty years now, I can feel her breath whispering in my ear, I’m so proud of you son and I love you so. This is what a mom’s love is all about. Isn’t it true?