Tag: Evangelism

Be Bold

Be bold

 

Be bold, courageous, and fight my Warrior Princesses and Princes. This is not the time to hide. There are many battles to be won by the Kingdom of God. Yes, the Lord will fight for us, but we need to show up to the battlefield with our armor on!

 

Lion of Judah

 The wicked flee when no man pursues them, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous are bold as a lion. (Proverbs 28:1 AMP)

 

Have not I commanded you? Be strong, vigorous, and  very courageous. Be not afraid, neither be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. (Joshua 1:9 AMP)

 

In the day when I called, You answered me; and You strengthened me with strength (might and inflexibility to temptation) in my inner self. (Psalm 138:3 AMP)

 

Since we have such [glorious] hope (such joyful and confident expectation), we speak very freely and openly and fearlessly. (2 Corinthians 3:12 AMP)

 

Ephesians 6

 

There is still a battle going on my friends. And these days the darkness is increasing. We have two choices:

1. Run and hide

2. Shine the Light in the darkness.

I have been silent the last few days. After my last blog post about “How to Recognize a Witch that comes to Church” I have been bombarded by negative comments from practicing witches. Especially on my Tumblr sight. There have been over 40 likes, reblogs, comments etc.(click here to read them for yourself)

 

And my sister, a practicing shaman, has attacked me as well. I had to choose which way to respond this week. I chose to stand. To stand on the Word of God, the Blood of Jesus, and used my testimony to share what I believe. Some were open to sharing beliefs and thoughts and others just attacked.

 

It is sad, they have been lied to. Satan is the father of all lies. They have been decieved. They are worshippers, but talk to dead people and spirits instead of Jesus. And their lives eventually will end in death and hell. If they curse us, the curse comes back to them 3 times over. And like the slave girl in Acts 16, they are being used for profit.
As we were on our way to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who was possessed by a spirit of divination [claiming to foretell future events and to discover hidden knowledge], and she brought her owners much gain by her fortunetelling.

She kept following Paul and [the rest of] us, shouting loudly, These men are the servants of the Most High God! They announce to you the way of salvation!

And she did this for many days. Then Paul, being sorely annoyed and worn out, turned and said to the spirit within her, I charge you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her! And it came out that very moment. (Acts 16:16-18)

 

Yes, “Greater is He who is in us than He who is in the world.” But how will they know if we do not open our mouths and testify? Yes, there will be persecution. But isn’t that the way it’s supposed to be? Be be bold with your faith my friends. Wake up from slumber and apathy. There are souls to be won and lives to be changed. Pray for Light to shine into the darkness, and be willing to take it there. No, not all witches will respond to the light – but that is their choice. That doesn’t mean we don’t shine it. There is a war to be won, and we know who wins!

 

 

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Choose Hope Despite What You See

I had the most beautiful comment from my friend Susan Fox the other day.  It really helped me get out of a ‘funk’ and get on with life.  I never really thought about choosing to hope. I guess I was just kinda waiting for it to fall out of the sky or something, lol! I would like to share it with you:

Oh, bless you, dear Diana. We must continually choose hope, continually lift our eyes up and outward at God’s amazing creation, continually allow ourselves to be awed by the light and life He brings every morning. As we choose hope, as we stay yoked to Him, we cling to the Life that is our inheritance, and our hearts open to the love, grace and mercy that He freely offers. As we choose hope, we are able to be filled with His peace, and our faith is bolstered in the One who lifts us beyond our circumstances, the One who is always faithful, the One who makes us new.

Today is a new day, and we can make a new choice – CHOOSE HOPE!

Be sure to visit Susan at

http://www.susanirenefox.com

 

Put Your Hand in The Hand

Yesterday Pastor Jeff Hanson of JAM, shared a story that just “got” me!

Imagine a little girl holding her daddy’s hand…

From: http://preciousfamilyforever.blogspot.com/2013_03_01_archive.html
Here is a short story with a beautiful message…

Little girl and her father were crossing a bridge.
The father was kind of scared so he asked his little daughter,
‘Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don’t fall into the river.’
The little girl said, ‘No, Dad. You hold my hand.’
‘What’s the difference?’ Asked the puzzled father.
‘There’s a big difference,’ replied the little girl.

‘If I hold your hand and something happens to me,
chances are that I may let your hand go.
But if you hold my hand, I know for sure that no matter what happens,
you will never let my hand go.

I KNOW FOR SURE THAT NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS –

YOU WILL NEVER LET MY HAND GO!

This hit me right away.  All that trying to please daddy, trying to be a good kid and get it right, and hold on tight and not let go.  But it’s not about that…I could even LET GO AND LET GOD.  He’s got it – He’s holding onto me – and His grip is stronger than mine.  Thank you Daddy God that you hold onto me no matter what!