Thursday, March 26, 2015

Saying No and Letting Go

At first, many of My people shall fail at letting go of the people, things and places they desire to keep. Few of My children love Me enough to deny themselves this way, though this I greatly desire of them.

You must train yourselves, My children. You must practice saying no to and letting go of what I want you to release, to do My will and not your own.

The world around you promotes pleasure and indulgence, not sacrifice and submission. If you practice, you will succeed. Those who succeed, I will greatly reward.

Matthew 16:24: Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Matthew 19:29: And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.


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  2. GREAT!!! This is just what the Lord has been training me, encouraging and with a lovely voice reminds me off.

  3. Pat , read the first sentence , he is saying " my people , it's not a heaven issue , it's just abba father talking to his children , to suggest if you don't succeed you won't get to heaven would suggest that your entrance into heaven relies on you , c, mon , I sometimes slip up on that theory of thinking too my friend , our entrance into heaven rests not on our shoulders , but on the shoulders of christ , that's what gets you into heaven , in the first sentence God is saying you already belong to him , this is , I think , about spiritual promotion , it sys if you succeed , I will reward , it doesnt say if you don't you won't get into heaven , this is something ive really been working on this week , I've made so many mistakes , I still wonder how I can get to heaven , and I was reminded this week by someone , that I have fell into the trap of thinking its upon my merits , it's not , who could enter heaven on thier own merits ?????? It's upon your faith and your faith only in the lamb of god that takes away the sin of the world , that gets you into heaven ! That's the ONLY door into heaven , it's not by our own merits , or sacrifice , it's about christs sacrifice , this particular sacrifice this post means is spiritual promotion , I think !!!! I might be wrong , and welcome any comments if I am

  4. I thankful for this encouragement, because this continues to be a challenge. As I've prayed and worked my way through letting go, saying no..I've also had to work hard at holding on to God's ways and the things,people,places I'm not to let go has been a challenge. Sometimes it's so hard I just want to let go of everything but that would be giving up...and I know it is the enemy trying to trick me into letting go of good things...when God has specific hindrances for me to let go of. The other day He reminded me of Matthew 18:7-9, where drastic measures like "if your hand or foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away" are given.I had been asking God exactly what I needed to let go of because I still felt cluttered and unclean. I believe I am to let go of everything that causes me to sin or stumble. Everything is getting harder and I just want things to hurry up. I want to be ready for the next season of life that God has for me. My prayers go out to everyone else going through this season.

  5. "I am crucified with Christ, never the less I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh- I live BY The FAITH of the SON OF GOD, who loved me and gave himself for me. GOD shows us the people, places, and things we need to let go of and then by the power in his faith we are able to yield everything in obedience to Jesus. This is dying daily, taking up our cross and crucifying our flesh. Colossians 1:18 that He might have preeminence over His body the church. He is going to have a bride without spot or wrinkle.

  6. this is me. My aunt was just talking to me about letting someone goe who have become a distraction to me. Then I saw your post