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    TRUE REPENTANCE

    I AM calling for TRUE repentance.  A true turning and dedication of the hearts back to Me!  A complete and full reordering of your lives and priorities to My perfect will and purposes. The hour is late, and My true servants have been sounding the call to repentance…a call to return to your true, first, and only Love, and then follow with complete loyalty and full devotion to that Love.  A call to discard all idols of this world…all pleasures, activities, people….all things of this world that unsurp the place of the Lord your God….all dropped and seen as useless and worthless in comparison to the great and priceless treasure that is sought and found only in your Lord God Almighty.  A call to turn from the sinful ways and means of this world and to return to holiness as the Lord your God He is holy. A call to stand in awe of the Lord your God, to recognize My power and might and position above all, and to place your hope and trust and confidence in Me and Me alone.  It is to lay aside and forsake your dependence on the ill-gotten wealth of this world regardless of the perceived security it provides. But, no, you would not!!!  You would not for the message does not tickle the ears or feed the fleshly appetite for more and better comforts in this world. You turn not to Me to seek your God, but you seek and inquire of Me only to restore or maintain your worldly lifestyles.  Do not think that I AM deceived by false repentance.  I AM God!!!  I see and know the hearts of all men.  I will not be moved by the false and temporary cries that find their source in the self -serving motives of flesh.  I will not be moved by false prayers uttered with the desire to obtain provision of the flesh and the lusts thereof. Those who so love and seek to maintain their worldly lifestyles and comforts in spite of the spiritual cost are sure to lose all that they so seek to save.  Woe, woe to those who lead My sheep into these disingeneous acts feigning a true seeking of the Lord!!!  I will not clear those guilty.  There will be a full recompense!  Stand forth and free of all such ministries and ministers for the day of My reckoning comes quickly. Those sheep who were foolish enough to follow the voices not of Me, and even now do not truly repent shall find themselves lost.  They shall find themselves positioned to bear great destruction, hardships, losses, pains, and separation.  But those who heed My call and truly repent and seek Me shall be found in Me!  They shall live and not die!  They shall find their lives in Me! They shall partake of the joys of My Kingdom…My Glory!  They shall rule and reign with Me in eternity!!!  
     
    Hear and heed My call for…..TRUE REPENTANCE!!!
     
     
    John 12:
     
    25The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. 26Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be. My Father will honor the one who serves me. 27“Now my heart is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour. 28Father, glorify your name!”

       Then a voice came from heaven, “I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.” 29The crowd that was there and heard it said it had thundered; others said an angel had spoken to him.

     30Jesus said, “This voice was for your benefit, not mine. 31Now is the time for judgment on this world; now the prince of this world will be driven out. 32But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.”

    YOUR SEASON IS CHANGING!

    For those who have been struggling to endure a seemingly unending winter season of hardness and desolation, the Lord is saying to you today,
     
    YOUR SEASON IS CHANGING!!!  A new season is breaking upon you!  Look for the subtle signs!  Out of the bitter cold and barrenness, you will see the beginnings of new life.  Though it may still appear dark and grey with low lying clouds obscuring the blue skies, your spring is here!  By the strength and power of My strong right hand, I now send forth soft spring rains riding on warm spring winds to water and bring forth new tender life!  The cold, hard and barren grounds will become soft fertile soil to bring forth and support the luscious green growth.  Buds will blossom, and flowers will bloom. The birds will return and bring forth new sounds. All things will now align to bring forth your new season…a season of My resurrection unto abundant life!!!  Sing forth with joy and thanksgiving as you watch Me bring you forth from a season of barrenness into your season of abundant life!
     
    Psalm 118:
     
    14 The LORD is my strength and my song;
           he has become my salvation. 15 Shouts of joy and victory
           resound in the tents of the righteous:
           “The LORD’s right hand has done mighty things!

     16The LORD’s right hand is lifted high;
           the LORD’s right hand has done mighty things!”

     17 I will not die but live,
           and will proclaim what the LORD has done.

     18 The LORD has chastened me severely,
           but he has not given me over to death.

     19 Open for me the gates of righteousness;
           I will enter and give thanks to the LORD.

     20 This is the gate of the LORD
           through which the righteous may enter.

     21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me;
           you have become my salvation.

     22 The stone the builders rejected
           has become the capstone;

     23 the LORD has done this,
           and it is marvelous in our eyes.

     24 This is the day the LORD has made;
           let us rejoice and be glad in it.

     25 O LORD, save us;
           O LORD, grant us success.

     26 Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD.
           From the house of the LORD we bless you.

    THE CROWN OF MY GLORY

     For I say unto you, as the world so reviled and hated and persecuted Me so shall the world revile, hate, and persecute you.  Do not be surprised or hurt by the actions of the world toward you.  The enemy knows the names of those who are Mine.  He is now raging as a roaring lion seeking whom he may devour.  His goal is to kill, steal, and destroy.  He will use any and all means to achieve his end.  He desires that Mine are put out of commission.  He attempts to trouble and perplex you on every side so as to prevent the fulfilling of your destinies and the successful functioning in your assignments for this hour.  But I say unto you, rise up in the power of My might!!!  Set your faces like flint and move forward in your work in Me.  These are not the days to give up or lay down.  These are the days to stand and deliver.  Stand in Me and proclaim My Truth.  The fields are truly white with souls to harvest.  Know that with every open door of opportunity given by Me, there will indeed be opposition from the enemy.  He is now attempting to crush all that he can; however,  I shall soon crush him under your feet!  Therefore, do not give in to the wiles of the enemy.  Your weapons are mighty to the bringing down of strongholds.  I AM with you and will lead you through all!  But you must be determined to outlast the enemy.  You must be willing to withstand and endure all he throws your way recognizing that the trials of this hour are but light and momentary afflictions that will soon be forgotten as you are crowned with the weight of My Glory.  Oh yes, My beloveds, perseverance gains the crown!!!!  So endure until the end….fight the good fight of faith.  Be determined to finish the race set before you regardless of the cost!  For in and through you, My Glory is acheived!

     
    John 15:
     
    18If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. 19If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

     20Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.

     21But all these things will they do unto you for my name’s sake, because they know not him that sent me.

     22If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin.

     23He that hateth me hateth my Father also.

     24If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.

     25But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.

    John 17:

    9I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.

     10And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I am glorified in them.

     11And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.

     12While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.

     13And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

     14I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

     15I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

     16They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

     17Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

     18As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.

     19And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.

     20Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;

     21That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

     22And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one:

     23I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

     24Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

     25O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

     26And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.

    PROPHESY TO THOSE DRY BONES!!!

    The Lord says, PROPHESY TO THOSE DRY BONES!!!  Open your mouth and prophesy to those things that appear dead and BURIED!!!  Your hope is not lost.  It is not too late!  All God’s promises to you are YES AND AMEN!!!  What He has promised, He will do!! Hear and act on the word of the Lord to you today and PROPHESY TO THOSE DRY BONES!!!

     
     
    Ezekiel 37:
     
    1The hand of the LORD was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, 2And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were very dry.

     3And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord GOD, thou knowest.

     4Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the LORD.

     5Thus saith the Lord GOD unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:

     6And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

     7So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.

     8And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.

     9Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.

     10So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army.

     11Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.

     12Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.

     13And ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves,

     14And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD.

    TO WHOM MUCH IS GIVEN, MUCH IS REQUIRED

     

    I have given freely and abundantly to My servants; My pastors, teachers, prophets, evangelists, and apostles.  I have charged you with authority and responsibility over My House.  My children are entrusted to your care to nuture them and help them grow strong and mature in My House.  It is time to graduate them to the meat of My Word.  It is time to teach them to find and feed on the deep Truth.  It is time for you to hear and speak and teach them as I direct you.  It is time for you to drop all agendas of man and come into complete alignment with My Will, Purposes, and Plans for this time.  It is time you hear and know the season and speak and teach accordingly.  I say to you,  I AM COMING!!!  Let My House be found in order!  Again I say, I AM COMING SOON!!!  There is much to be done in preparation.  PREPARE MY WAY!  Turn the hearts back to Me.  Teach repentance and holiness!!  Preach My Whole Gospel and the power thereof.  Proclaim the times and season and prepare the House for My return!!  My return is not delayed!  Be not found in frivolous indulgences and meaningless activities rather than fulfilling your divine duties as entrusted to you directly from Me.  There shall be an accounting and dreadful reckoning for to whom much is given, much is required and expected.
     
    Ephesians 4:
     
    11And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; 12For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

     13Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

     14That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

     15But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

     16From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

    Luke 12:

    42And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

     43Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

     44Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.

     45But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

     46The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

     47And that servant, which knew his lord’s will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

     48But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

    I AM THE GOD OF JUSTICE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS

    The days are evil and acts of wickedness and injustice abound.  Many of you, My Beloveds, have found yourselves suffering from these acts.  It seems as if there is no justice in the world for the world has rejected My Way and Truth.  They walk in darkness, calling good evil and evil good, but woe unto them for I AM the God of Justice and Righteousness.  Nothing…no action, no sound, no matter how hidden or seemingly small…escapes Me.  I see, hear, and know all.  I have seen and I have heard.  Yes, I have seen the actions against Mine.  I have witnessed every injustice and hurt.  Nothing has gone without notice.  I have also heard your cries My dear Beloveds.  I have seen your tears in the darkness and felt the pain of your broken hearts.  I have not left or forsaken you nor will I ever do so.  I have seen as you have chosen to follow My ways in spite of your pain and losses.  I have heard you forgive and cry out for the saving of the souls of your enemies and persecutors.  I have seen you bless those that hate you, and I have seen you love those who have so offended you.  I have seen the cost to you and yours and I will repay, yes, I will recompense! For It is written, Vengeance is Mine: I will repay!  I Am the God of Justice and Righteousness.  Continue to give place for My work.  You will see My hand move in divine recompense and judgment.  Maintain your position of humbleness and forgiveness before Me. Continue to walk in My Love and Light.  I will reward you My Beloveds for all your suffering and loss.  I will also judge and exact repayment from those who will not turn from their wicked ways.  Trust Me in all your dealings, My Beloveds.  I AM the God of Justice and Righteousness.  I will work all things to the good and best of all involved.  You shall be avenged and vindicated for those who wait for and hope and trust in Me shall never be put to shame!!! 
     
    Deuteronomy 32:4-6
    He is the Rock, His work is perfect:
    for all His ways are judgment:
    a God of truth without iniquity,
    just and right is He.
    They have corrupted themselves,
    their spot is not the spot of His children:
    they are a perverse and crooked generation.
    Do ye thus requite the Lord,
    O foolish people and unwise?
    Is not He thy Father that hath bought thee?
    Hath He not made thee, and established thee?
    Romans 12:19-21
    Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written: Vengeance is Mine; I will repay saith the Lord.
    Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him: if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
    Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

    PREPARE FOR WHAT IS COMING

     

    Today I encourage you to prepare for what is coming upon the earth.  Preapare your hearts and minds in Me.  By reading and studying My Word, you will put Me in your hearts and minds.  I will become your guiding Light through all the darkness that covers the earth.  And you in turn will become a light to lead many more out of the darkness unto My Salvation.  From now forth, everyday, in every situation, you must now be able to bring your thoughts into line with My Word which My Holy Spirit will quicken unto you.  You will have My mind and wisdom to endure and overcome even in the most adverse circumstances.  Today’s problems and challenges are such that you can reaily begin to pracitce relying on Me and My guidance  You need to diligently seek and study and practice seeking Me and My ways in all aspects of your lives now.  For what is happening in the world today is only the beginning of what is to come.  Times will become more and more perilous…yes, harder and harder to bear and endure.  There will be extreme circumstances which will truly test the hearts of men.  Many will be totally overcome by their fears alone.  But, you are Mine and are given the answers and solutions to overcome all that is set to be.  So be wise and apply your efforts diligently reading and studying and knowing My Word beginning now.  For again. I warn that what is soon to come will be impossible to bear without your being in Me.  Be strong and courageous!  For these are the days of My Glory!!!
     
    I Corinthians 2:
     
    16  For who has known or understood the mind (the counsels and purposes) of the Lord so as to guide and instruct Him and give Him knowledge?  But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart.  (AMP)
     
    John 8:
     
    12  Once more Jesus addressed the crowd.  He said, I am the Light of the world.  He who follows Me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the Light which is Life.  (AMP)
     

    THE CLOUDS ARE BREAKING

    We endured another round of severe storms and high winds here last night.  As the morning dawned in a gray light,  I glanced out my back window to survey a line of large pine trees for any damage.  The trees had weathered the severe storms, but not without some damage.  There were several broken branches down, and the entire backyard was littered with pinecones and needles.  Strong winds were still savagely whipping the tall old trees.  Somehow it was such a sad sight to see those tall old trees being whipped about so ferociously.  And the trees appeared to have been sapped of their vitality and beauty. 

     

    But just as I was about to turn away from the window, the glorious sunlight broke out from behind the dark clouds.  When that golden morning sunlight hit those trees, they were transformed.  Every needle on the trees seemed to come alive.  They took on the most vibrant hues of green glistening with flecks of silver and gold shimmering in that glorious sunlight.  And it no longer seemed as if the wind was whipping about those trees.  Suddenly those trees were dancing with the wind of the Holy Spirit glorifying the sun!!!  With every needle shimmering and every branch waving, it was a breathtaking and beautiful sight to behold. 

     

    I believe the Lord sent a message today using those old pine trees.  I pray it uplifts all unto which it is directed.

     

     

    Right now there are many who feel as if they are being unmercifully whipped about by the cruel winds of the raging storms.  And just as one round of storms seem to move out, another round comes blowing in.  But the Lord is saying to you today, THE  CLOUDS ARE BREAKING AND THE SON IS SHINING ON YOU!  His mercy, and favor, and love are breaking forth in your lives and transforming you and your entire circumstances!  Instead of ashes and mourning, He is giving you beauty and joy.  Instead of depression, He is giving you the garment of praise.  Indeed He is planting you as His oaks of righteousness that He may be glorified.  Now is the time to bask in His glorious Light.  It is the time to reflect the Light of the Son to an otherwise dull and dying world.  It is the time to dance with the wind of the Holy Spirit to praise and worship and glorify the Son!  Hallelujah!!!

     

    Isaiah 61

     1The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

     2To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

     3To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

      

     

    YET ONCE MORE

     

    I AM the God of all creation.  The heavens and the earth are Mine.  At Mt. Sinai My Voice shook the earth.  The Israelites came to a mountain that was ablaze with fire and to gloom and darkness and a raging storm. At the blast of the trumpet and the sound of My voice, they begged that nothing more be said to them for they feared for their lives.  Even Moses was terrified and trembled in fear at the sights and sounds.
     
    Is it not written and have I not promised that yet once more I will shake and make tremble not only the earth but also the heavens?  And to Mine who are sealed with the new covenant of the precious Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ hear, listen, and heed My voice.  BE NOT AFRAID!!!  For this final shaking indicates the final removal and transformation of all that can be shaken.  It makes the way for My unshakeable Kingdom!!  You keep your focus on the things above for your citizenship is in Heavenly Zion. 
     
    Men of the world will fear and tremble as events unfold.  They even now begin the racing to and fro seeking relief and shelter from this storm, but finding none.  You, My beloveds, are not to fear.  I AM your Salvation.  I AM able to keep you and bring you through all that comes.  Stand firm and fixed in Me.  Set your eyes, ears, and hearts on Me and Me alone.  Hear My voice.  You are Mine and you will follow none other.  I will  bring you safely through the troubles.  DO NOT FEAR!  Only trust and have faith in Me.  I will deliver you out of the raging storm.  You shall not be overcome, but you shall overcome all in Me and by My Name and Blood!  Simply rest and trust in Me.. For I AM your Strongtower, your Refuge, your Help, your Strength, your all in all.  I will not leave or forsake you.  I will never fail you!!!  Those who trust in Me shall never be put to shame.  I will deliver you for you are My royal priesthood…My kings and priests.  And I AM THE KING OF KINGS!!!  I come to take My throne and deliver up My kingdom unto Mine!!! 
    Hebrews 12:

    18For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest,

     19And the sound of a trumpet, and the voice of words; which voice they that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more:

     20(For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

     21And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:)

     22But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,

     23To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

     24And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

     25See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

     26Whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven.

     27And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.

     28Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear:

     29For our God is a consuming fire.

    YOUR TREASURE

    Where is your treasure?  What is your treasure?  What do you put your confidence in?  Do you trust in the systems of this world?  Do you trust in the riches of this world?  Do you trust in the leaders of this world?  Do you trust in the governments and nations of this world?…..Or do you trust and hope in Me?  Examine your heart and change your ways today!
     
    Matthew 6:
    19Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

     20But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

     21For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

    Revelation 3:

     15I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

     16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

     17Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

     18I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

     19As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

     20Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.