At Peace

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Posted on Monday, April 27, 2009 | By Kaye | In


I had feasted once again in my Father's table this sunday morning and it was satisfying. Again, the Lord spoke to me in many ways and on many levels and I feel really priveleged. He was working on me the night before church, softening me up so I could benefit the next day (that was Saturday... ) all my thoughts were about the scripture and God's love for us, for me. I thought to myself 'this is where I always want to stay- in His sweet, comforting Spirit' in the bosom of my Father, hidden in Him.
Sometimes, friend, I find it difficult to put into words the love relationship going on between my God and I. It is something so intimate only He and I understand... and like a natural marriage I also go through tough times when my faith is tested, often to the limit, but whenever I fall- the good thing is Jesus is there to catch me.
He comes at the right time, see. The Lord knows when we need Him the most, His love is truly amazing. Beyond words, beyond reason, unconditional. I am at awe with my Creator. Bless the Lord oh my soul!

I did not use to be like this, friend, far from this - I did not really trust Him with everything. Fear can still take ahold of me before but I remember one time, the revelation of the scripture - I AM THE POTTER, THOU ART THE CLAY - suddenly became real to me, just like that. I know it was His grace that did it...from then on I knew, I was certain that everything that happened and WILL happen in my life is according to His plan and whatever may come my way, no matter how difficult it would be for me I would just yield to the Lord.


Nay but, oh man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed him, Why hast thou made me thus? Romans 9: 20

Somehow, somewhere along the way the Lord gently came to me, spoke to my heart, wooed my soul. Amen. He made me love Him, more and more too as time rolls by. This is where I found my dwelling place, my soul finally found its refuge and it's not in the world but it's in Jesus Christ my Lord.
How people reject this kind of peace, rest and comfort I would never understand...the only thing I know is that He found me. I am not worthy but in His eyes I am perfect. I am His Bride.


Blessed be the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Testimony Series 4

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Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2009 | By Kaye | In

Shalom Bride! here is another testimony from Louise Moloney, a dear sister in Christ. I again, extended an invitation for anyone who feels led by the Spirit to share what God had done for them lately and I am glad Louise obliged to my request. I believe that giving a testimony is one of the ways we encourage one another and to have another person other than me, testify of the goodness of Jesus Christ in this blog is just very encouraging to me. I am sure it would be to you too.
Read on:



Michael Jr. (5) crawled into our bed this morning just as I was off for my morning walk. I noticed he was a bit shakey when he had a drink of water and didn't want his breakfast (a bit unusual I thought). When I got back from my walk, his siblings reported he vomited. I went to see him and I claimed the healing Jesus gave us in His name, because by His stripes "we are healed".
Michael had a small glass of milk (which he'd ask for) and not long later he vomited again. Oh dear- my faith was not at its highest point. The funny thing was, as soon as he had, he perked up and I knew he was healed. Well, I sort of knew. He seemed perfectly fine. A box of birds. He asked me to get him some toast. "Oh-do you think you should?" Doubt. Well, okay. I cautiously gave him half a piece. Oh no. Not enough. The little guy's hungry. "More please". "Just wait half an hour or so". Eventually I gave him a whole piece of toast.
All good. Totally healed. Praise the Lord. Child-like faith is what Jesus is looking for in all of us. We can't heal. Only Jesus can. Thank you Lord.
Another one:
I'd just thrown a hissy-fit, ranted, raved then cried. Then I had a pity party and wandered over to the computer to do some mindless clicking round. But there in my emails was your comment thanking me for teaching you to post You Tube stuff in FB...As I listened to that guy singing about Elijah under the juniper tree, the Lord's Holy Spirit took the place of my ugly one. It was so sweet and gentle just like the Lord is...so, I went out and asked my children individually, to forgive me for having a wrong spirit, and for getting so angry and frustrated and...life goes on, only better than it would've without Jesus in my life. His reality really, really, really is for real.
Hallelujah. He's only a prayer away and mostly, He's even closer than that.

Louise Moloney, New Zealand





This testimony truly blessed me because I realized that in every situation that we encounter in life- God is there. He is there to answer our prayers, He is there to teach us something, He is there to give us His peace.
He uses our children, friends, family, brethren and even strangers- just so He could build up our faith in Him. He knows our unique make-up, and He knows how and when to catch our attention. It is well and good when we are sensitive to His Spirit and we can recognize Him in simple circumstances like sister Louise but sometimes when we don't pay attention, He speaks to us through the storm and the thunder.
But even in the midst of fiery trials we have the assurance that He is there- ever present in our lives. He never forsakes those who are His, even in the eye of the storm He is there with you. Jesus was with Peter when he walked over the sea and he nearly drowned because he was starting to doubt, but He pulled him up. When Shadrach, Meshac and Abednego were thrown into the fiery furnace, Jesus Christ was there too. When His two followers were on the road to Emmaus and they were discussing Calvary between themselves, Jesus walked with them and gave them hope. When Paul started to weep because there was no one worthy to open the sealed book, He came forth and offered Himself. For our sins, He surrendered His precious life. He suffered the wrath of God, and bore our shame, Hallelujah.
He is the Faithful One, worthy of all our praise.



Amen.

A Higher Call

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Posted on Friday, April 17, 2009 | By Kaye | In


It's so easy to get lost in the world. It is full of shiny & attractive things, it beckons one to look, to stay even...and if you give in, it's hard to come out of it. Life in the world is 'fun', it's easy, one can do anything you want literally- you want pleasure? you go get it, that is the attitude, no one's going to stop you.
Therein lies the battle. The enemy has got one agenda- that is to make us forget Jesus, to make us forget who we really are and so he set up the world in such a way to achieve this mission. And a small seed of doubt is all it takes. And sometimes, it isn't obvious...you know how when after we fall, slip or backslide, we feel unworthy of Christ? we have the desire to pray and yet we resist it? we think that we are so filthy, so sinful and undeserving we reject God's gift of forgiveness and chance. It might surprise some when I say that it is false humility, albeit unintentionally or out of ignorance. God stirs our hearts unto repentance, He himself placed that desire in you and if we resist His mercy then that won't do us any good.

Life in the world, although it may appear fun & easy, no spiritual battle to fight, is but temporary. It isn't the real life that God had intended for His children. There is a higher call. We need only to be reminded of this fact. We are the sons and daughters of God, made to live a life reflective of Him. I know I also needed reminding because I forget too. I forget who I am every so often, that I feel I am llike a lost child, sobbing whimpering in a corner. Without Christ I am broken, I am incomplete. I am nothing because Jesus is my everything. He is my heart & soul.

But the Lord is gracious and full of mercy, He is faithful to His promises and I believe He would finish what He started in all of us. Nothing will stand in His way, neither doubt nor all the evil in the world put together for He is the creator of everything, both the light and the darkness. We are all clay in His hands.We just need to trust Him completely, unconditionally.
The great eagle is soaring above us, circling those who are His...calling us to come up higher.

Lord Jesus, help us. Open our ears to hear, soften our hearts of stone and break all the shackles that holds us back from coming to You...for You are the only one, the most worthy One. You are the great Creator, the Potter of our lives. Shape us, mould us, and if we resist Lord, break us, shatter us and build us up once again until we become like you. Just intreat us not to leave thee...
Have mercy Lord Jesus and we thank thee for your abundant love. Amen.
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