Lasting WORDs

I recently visited a church whose motto and purpose is “deliverance” for anyone who comes to the
hospital of God “the church”. As I entered the sanctuary, I quickly realized that it was a place where the common language was “Spanish’, which I am little acquainted with. Blessed be His holy name, the interpreter who we thought would be afforded us was only a wishful thinking on our part, hence leaving my co-worker to translate the “message”, the word of God. I reasoned in my head that God would cross all barriers to speak to me, so I rested in my heart. As the Brazilian Minister of God started speaking, I realized how privileged I was to have the words of God preached to me in a language I understand since faith comes through the hearing of the word of God. How my spirit longed to hear every word that was flowing out of his tongue and I decided to have many moments with Jesus. I closed my eyes and uttered with closed lips “we are one Lord, as you and our Father are one”. He was there. The pastor proceeded to call all those with sickness of health, spirit, and all other wrongs in their life and the front of the sanctuary started to fill up with faces of young and old: a beautiful sight.

I wasn’t quite prepared for what was to come. A young woman/man (I couldn’t tell his/her gender), but started coughing as soon as the Pastor approached him/her and once we raised Jesus’s blood in thanks and partook of it, his/her cough turned into a full blown throw up fest. We later learned that a spirit of witchcraft was done upon this person through food and the spirit of God wanted all that poison out of him/her. She/he rolled screamed as the whole congregation agreed and rebuked the evil one and all I could repeatedly say was the neutralizer of all evil “In the name of Jesus”. The throwing up subsided and the afflicted though tossed was able to remain. The Pastor reiterated that when the evil spirit leaves he lurks around to see if He can re-enter that person again unless the person accepts Christ to reside in him, closing all doors to the former. The ministers of the word roamed the Isles of the church as though to arrest the evil one in his tract. One of the ministers jumped on one of the pews and grabbed the woman in front of me and started praying in the spirit as the woman shook underneath his grasp. Many more manifested and evil spirits were cast out, a day of deliverance.

I know, in my head all was moving slowly as I reasoned with the Lord not to send anyone to pray over me in Spanish as I need to hear the words spoken over me. My thought was not even completed, when a young girl whose voice was barely audible came to my side and said “Can I pray for you”? I held her face in my hands and told her I didn’t want her to pray over me in a language I don’t entirely understand. She enthusiastically responded “I will pray for you in English”. I submitted. I wasn’t prepared for what was going to come out of her mouth. I held my breath and placed my hand around her waist as we both closed our eyes in focus. She summoned our Father’s name and prayed for the power of the Holy Spirit to fill me and prayed against all the evil who has come against me at work, in my love life, and my family’s life. How could she have known a full city away as I have specifically praying for protection from the evil one? Power unleashed. I was able to share with her a lot of what was happening in my life and much to my surprise, she has been requesting that an English Pastor or interpreter be made available to those visiting. God confirmed the needs in both of our lives. Blessed be His holy name.

This day reminded me of a passage of scripture where Jesus went to the synagogue and read the following from the scroll of the prophet Isaiah:

Luke 4:18-24New International Version (NIV)
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“The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me
to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
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to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”

After this, He sat down and proclaimed to those present:
TODAY, this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.

These are true sayings from the Master:
We will do greater things that our Beloved Jesus and the same power which resurrected Him from the grave is in us who believe and are filled with His spirit. His above purpose is in us ALL. Believe and Do. God did not give you a spirit of fear or timidity, but a spirit of power, love, and of a sound mind. THOU ART POWERFUL IN HIM.

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To my Daughter of Promise

To my daughter of Promise….

This had to be written, said, …..spoken over you my beloved.
I want you to know that your origin was in the invisible God….in His thought, in His breath delivered to me as a promise (a writting–a drawing on a wall at plain elementary school) which I accepted by faith..
He chose you. In His amazing orchestrated wisdom and redeeming plan, God put your father and I from unlikely backgrounds to be your covering here on earth, your home. The love I have for your father stems from the love that His maker and Hisloverhas for him. I am reminded that God’s handy prints are all over him, his likeness. I want you to remember that the verybreath that is in your lungs is God’s and all are on borrowed breath until it returns for Him. It is He who spoke you into existance and your father and I are stewards of that gift.

Dear daughter of the Most High God
Remember the following:
The Lord God is your Maker;
The Lord God is your Lover;
The Lord God is your Husband;
The Lord God is your Provider;
The Lord God is your Healer;
The Lord God is your Protector;
The Lord God is your defender;
You are fearfully and wonderfully made in His image.
Praise Be His Holy name

Dear daughter should you hear anything contrary than the above reality please search for God’s truth in His holy wordso that He may guide you in holy truth. If any name, person, or authority exalts itself above God’s name and authority speak the truth and stand on unshaking and firm ground. Do not waiver. God has got your back.
Should accusations and condemnations arise regarding you gender, color, race,age, or your worth know that they come from the mouth of the accuser of the brethren, Satan himself. Remember that you are the reflection of the Master, your maker God. It is He who has chosen your parents, He who has chosen your birthplace, He who has chosen your birth year, He who has chosen your race, and He who has chosen your habitation, He who has chosen the length of your days here on earth, and He who chosen your spouse for you (because He is about generational blessing and salvation). Dwell in God’s truth and reject the enemy’s lies.

You are a promise in the making and I cant wait to meet you and stand as a testimony of the Most High God and His
wonderful deeds to me. Though you are but just a seed I have prayed over you and blessed you with heavenly blessings. You are His. I bless your spoken word and life giving spirit. I submit to the purpose of heaven and gladly raise my hands in Praise. Standing and waiting by faith,

your loving Mother Mimi Ayele

From His Mouth to My Ears

“You are empowered in the dynamic of God’s strength; HIS MIND IS MADE UP ABOUT YOU! He enables you to be strong in endurance and steadfastness with joy.” Colossians 1:11 (Mirror Word Bible)

I love Jesus, the Father and the Holy Spirit. My love comes from knowing His love and learning from Him. He is the true judge, yet looks upon me with compassion and sympathy; He is omniscient, yet stoops low to hear my thoughts and prayers; He is Self-Sufficient, yet is after me with relentless pursuit screaming: BELOVED, MY MIND IS MADE UP ABOUT YOU. MY AFFECTIONS ARE SET UPON YOU drowning my doubts. It is not earned, but only freely given. He is irresistible, inescapable, undeniable, and charming. He brings the twinkle in my eyes and clothes me anew with innocence in our oneness, where peace abounds. I am smitten, taken, and not afraid to be shaken by the storm of His violent, yet tender love. Be gentle with me Lord! I will remember your very words to me from not long ago “In Surrender, is your strength”. I am in good hands.
My soul exalts My Savior and My God, My Wealth! My Love!

Independence

Art Thou my seal of a Journeyed man (woman),

My survivalist trade;

Or Art Thou A surge of Hallow Egocentrism,

An Idolized Oblivion?

Could Thou just be an Icono-clast of emotional debt,

A Crustaceous breath of a blind navigator

My Hideout!

I love finding things I have written from a decade ago…or from long ago and I am happy to report that the debate is no longer ongoing. I am totally dependent on my Maker….I don’t make sense without Him.

 

 

I AM: GAME CHANGER, JADE SHIFTER

Your first thought in reading this might be: “okay ‘baller’ spill.”
As catchy as the title sounds, it is packed with riches your soul has longed to hear.
In Exodus 2 and 3, when Moses encountered the Living God through the Burning Bush, his life was never the same. Moses (meaning I drew him out of water) was born of a Levite family (God‘s chosen servants), but rescued and raised at three months of age by Pharaoh until the time he killed an Egyptian defending a Hebrew slave. Now an enemy of Pharaoh, he fled to the land of Midian when Reuel (a Priest) took him in and gave him his daughter Zipporah in marriage for rescuing his other daughters from shepherds at a well. Moses, now an alien and a shepherd, was out tending his father-in-law’s sheep on the mountain Horeb (The moutain of God) when he came face to face with the angel of the Lord (The Pre-incarnate Christ).

God who has heard the cry of the Hebrews and seen their oppression was concerned about them and had picked His messenger of deliverance: Moses. “So now go, I am sending you  to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt” was the command bestowed upon him in Exodus 3:10. Up to now, Moses had not known the God who entered his life as the God of his father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob which propelled him to hide his face out of fear to look at God. I could imagine the thought sequence in Moses’s mind: first , a burning bush which was not really burning; second, the announcement/introduction of his heritage as a Hebrew and now definitely an enemy of Pharaoh; and third, an order to return to hostile territory and ask the unthinkable: Let God’s people go. Are you kidding me? Okay God, “Suppose” I go to the Israelites and they ask me who sent me. What shall I tell them? What shall I say by whose “authority” or “name” I come to them? “God said to Moses, ‘I AM WHO I AM.’ This is what you are to say to the Israelites: ‘I AM has sent you.’”in Exodus 3:14. The minute God opened his mouth and spoke, the words that proceeded out from His mouth had already accomplished and achieved the purpose for which He has sent it: The Hebrews were free, but God chose to display His Power and Might to Pharaoh and make Himself known to the Israelites by His name: the LORD (Exodus 5:22-6:8). In His kindness, He also told Moses how this was going to unfold in Exodus 3:19-20: “But I KNOW that the King (Pharaoh) will not let you go unless a mighty hand compels him. So I will stretch out my hand and strike the Egyptians with all the wonders I will perform among them. After that, he will let you go.”

He is a God who created everything out of nothing. He is a God who spoke and whose words accomplished the purpose for which He sent them. He knows the beginning, the end, and everything in between of every human story. The Psalmist has written it perfectly in Psalm 139:16: “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” He has also determined in advance our habitation and boundaries as found in Acts 17:26: “From one man, He made every nation of men that they should inhabit the whole earth; and He determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live.” There are no surprises with God, He knows everything in advance. The story of Moses started in the days of Abram. When God made a covenant with Abram (now Abraham), He told him of the fate of his descendants and His promised deliverance as found in Genesis 15:13-14: “Then the Lord said to him (Abram), ‘KNOW FOR CERTAIN that your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own and they will be enslaved and mistreated for four hundred years. But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves, and afterwards they will come out with great possessions.” This was no new news for God, but that He remembered His covenant with Abram and fulfilled it. Friends, God is not a man that He should lie nor the son of man that He should change His mind. Does He speak and not act? Does He promise and not fulfill? (Numbers 23:19). He Always does in His perfect timing.

My very last thoughts on this matter is that when “I AM”, who knows beginning to end, steps in or makes Himself known into a situation, He changes the course of History (Game Changer) and transforms souls (Jade Shifter).  You and I, who are living/breathing tabernacle of the Living God, His Ark of the New Covenant, are daily  changing games and shifting jaded beings wherever He has purposefully planted us. He is present and sovereign over all things even when He is silent.  Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably  more than we ask or imagine to the glory of His name. Forever and Amen. GOD’S WORD IS AS GOOD AS DONE

This writing is based on Isaiah 55:10-11: “As the rain and snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater, SO IS MY WORD THAT GOES OUT OF MY MOUTH: IT WILL NOT RETURN TO ME EMPTY, BUT IT WILL ACCOMPLISH WHAT I DESIRE and ACHIEVE THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH I SENT IT.

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HE IS MORE, MUCH MORE

He is More than my perfect thought,

More than Kindness shown,

More than Love displayed,

More that Glory beheld.

 

He is More than Sacrifice made,

More than Justice rendered,

More than Peace imparted,

More than Favor out-poured.

 

He is more than Prayers answered,

More than Storms calmed,

More than Enemies defeated,

More than Honor restored.

 

He is More, IMMEASURABLY MORE.

 
“As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways HIGHER that your ways and my thoughts HIGHER than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9

A NEW KIND OF LOVE

A NEW KIND OF LOVE

“For your maker is your husband,
The Lord Almighty is His name,
The Holy One of Israel is your redeemer,
He is called the God of all the earth.”
Isaiah 54:5

“The Lord appeared to us in the past saying:
‘I have loved you with an everlasting love,
I have drawn you with loving-kindness.”
Jeremiah 31:3

I have been taken by it. I have relished knowing God through His Son Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior, my Father, my friend, and His many other attributes. But now I am faced with the area of intimate love: Christ as my husband, my lover, and I His bride “The church“.

“My beloved is mine, and I am His.” Song of Solomon 2:16

This is indeed a venture of “No ordinary”, but  extravagant love of utmost intimacy of heart. A journey to understand a love of unquenchable fire in Christ’s eyes for her.  A love who is jealous for her, her heart, her mind, her affections, her soul. A love who wants to satisfy the deepest desires and longings of her heart.  A love who knows her, her hurt, her distress, her pain, her woes and who has also given her dreams, desires, and promises. A love who wants to take her into spiritual heights with Him so that she might conquer her fears and enter His rest.

“God is sprang by you, Mimi!” were a friend’s words to me on one of my most distressful days arresting and disarming me completely. “Mimi, when you are anxious, fearful, or unhappy, He is a love who hurts for you (His bride) and would pursue you until you find your calm, your horizon, your rest in Him.”  In that moment I remembered his tender whispers throughout the day to “Be still and know that He is God”, but I would only take heed for a moment then revert back to my own strength, hence my exhaustion.  I am learning that He is a love who avenges me, breathes in me , cries for me, defends my honor, laughs with me, lays His life for me (already has), rejoices about me, speaks to me, sings over me, and tied to me in eternal blood covenant.  He is a love who has written love songs to me (The Bible), so I am reminded whose I am and to whom I belong, my covering, my inheritance. Love letters of tender words assuring me that He will fulfill His promises to me , washing me pure and blameless both now and in eternity.

This song has a whole new meaning to me now:  “How He Loves Us” by David Crowder  (I love Kim Walker’s Version). Enjoy!!

Prayer: Lord Jesus, may you tenderly walk us through the depth of your immeasurable/bottomless love and may we not miss you. Your nearness is our good. Amen