Morning Meditation: Psalm 16:11

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You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever. – Psalms 16:11 NLT

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Morning Meditation: Acts of the Apostles 4:12

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There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.”
Acts of the Apostles 4:12 NLT

Morning Meditation: Psalms 1:1

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Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.-Psalms 1:1 KJV

Morning Meditation: Proverbs 24:5

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A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.-Proverbs 24:5 KJV

Revealing the Truth about The Benefits of Walking in God’s Wisdom

The Life of a 21st Century Prophet
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The bible encourages us ‘to covet the best gifts’.

One of the gifts of the spirit is wisdom. King Solomon, son of king David, asked God for wisdom and he was known as the wisest man. This made him a great king.

And Solomon’s wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. 1 Kings 4:30 KJV

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom. 1 Kings 10:23 KJV

And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom. 1 Kings 4:34 KJV

He was able to handle disputes among his people justly and fairly. He had the gift of discernment. A benefit of wisdom.

Benefits of Walking in God’s Wisdom

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Proverbs 3:13‭-‬14 KJV

So here it states that one benefit of walking in God’s wisdom is happiness.

This chapter goes on to identify others, such as:

  • Length of days
  • Riches
  • Honour

As children of God, we can pray to Jehovah, asking in faith and as the scripture tells us, He gives liberally.

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. James 1:5 KJV

Importance of Seeking Wisdom

Having wisdom is essential in being an effective spiritual warrior. It allows you to expertly select and utilize the weapons of warfare. These include:

  • Prayer
  • Fasting
  • Worship
  • Declarations
  • The Word of God

Another importance of seeking wisdom, is that with wisdom you gain an understanding of spiritual warfare. You become a soldier who is always prepared for battle and wears his armour at all times.

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Ephesians 6:10‭-‬11 KJV

Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: Ephesians 6:13‭-17 KJV

  • Truth
  • Righteousness
  • The Gospel
  • Faith
  • Salvation
  • The Word of God

Wisdom allows you to devise strategies, act in the right timing; to identify and understand the devices of the enemy.

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 KJV

Knowing who and where your enemies are, makes you more effective in prayer. People are not your enemies, demonic entities are your true enemies. They motivate people to come against. They are the master strategists. As such, you must direct your spiritual assaults against them.

The benefits of walking in wisdom enhances you spiritually, mentally and physically. It enriches your relationship with people and with Jehovah God. It allows you to progressively and continuously live a life that is pleasing to Yahweh.

I hope these words were of benefit to you. I pray that you store them in your heart and grow in the knowledge of Christ our Lord and Saviour.

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About the writer:
Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for more than six years and enjoys volunteering as a Counselor. She is a freelance writer for online publications such as Revealing the Christian Life, Jamaica Rose, Entertainment Trail, My Trending Stories among others.
Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body
Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe
In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.
Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.
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Revealing The Truth about The Book of Lamentations by Denise N. Fyffe

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The Book of Lamentations

1 How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!

2 She weepeth sore in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks: among all her lovers she hath none to comfort her: all her friends have dealt treacherously with her, they are become her enemies.

3 Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits. – Lamentations 1:1-3 KJV

…And so is the experience of Israel and Judah throughout the book of Lamentations.

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If you would like to conjure a healthy fear of God, read the book of Lamentations. If you want to know what are some of the most extreme consequences of disobeying God, read Lamentations. If you want to have a full understanding of how harshly God dealt with, even His own, Israel … read the book of Lamentations.

As I read the scriptures, more and more I was reassured that this was the story of the black race. I can almost envision it myself.

The anger of God is like a never-ending volcano. It destroys everything in its path.

Lamentations appears with the series of books known as the minor prophets. Israel experiences so much persecution it’s a wonder that they are not extinct.

As the writer laments in verse five,


Five chapters seems like 5 to 50 generations of devastating ingredients persecution and comeuppance.

Jehovah was vexed.

Mercy was absent.

Goodness was absent.

Peace was a distant memory.

Where are we now in the grand scheme of this devastating judgement … unfolding?

Unfortunately, we are repeating the same ago old mistakes and living through some of the greatest devastation every known to man, globally.

In every corner of the earth, there are legions of pestilence slithering through the land.

It is all a sign of the times, but just a part of the age old equation of sin.

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About the writer:
Poetess Denise N. Fyffe is a published author of over 30 books, for more than six years and enjoys volunteering as a Counselor. She is a freelance writer for online publications such as Revealing the Christian Life, Jamaica Rose, Entertainment Trail, My Trending Stories among others.

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Revealing The Hearts of Men: The Gift of Discernment by Denise N. Fyffe

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The Gift of Discernment

The spiritual gift of discernment is also known as the gift of “discernment of spirits” or “distinguishing between spirits.”  The Greek word for the gift of discernment is Diakrisis.  The word describes being able to distinguish, discern, judge or appraise a person, statement, situation, or environment.  In the New Testament it describes the ability to distinguish between spirits as in 1 Corinthians 12:10, and to discern good and evil as in Hebrews 5:14.

The Holy Spirit gives the gift of discernment to enable certain Christians to clearly recognize and distinguish between the influence of God, Satan, the world, and the flesh in a given situation. The church needs those with this gift to warn believers in times of danger or keep them from being led astray by false teaching.-spiritualgiftstest.com

For more read I Corinthians 12:10, Acts 5:3-6; 16:16-18; 1 John 4:1.

Identifying Gift of Discernment

Helen Calder writes about the Gift of Discernment. She highlights several ways to identify the operation of this gift.

1. Desire for the Gift

As with other spiritual gifts, desire is often the first sign of a gift of discernment of spirits (1 Cor 14:1).

  • You may have a longing to see people set free from demonic bondage.
  • You may want to be more effective in prayer and spiritual warfare
  • You may have a desire for holiness
  • You may simply be curious about the spiritual realm.

2. Love for God’s Presence

One of the benefits of having a gift of discernment of spirits is a heightened awareness of God’s Presence and anointing. A true discerner will have a passion for the un-grieved Presence of the Holy Spirit. This is because—and I will continually reiterate this—the highest use of the gift of discernment is not to see what the enemy is doing, but to discern what the Spirit of God is doing.

3. Sensitivity to the Spiritual Atmosphere

You may be more sensitive to spiritual atmospheres than most other people. In the early stages of developing the gift, you may be affected adversely by the presence of any demonic activity in the environment around you. The reality is that we live in a natural world and a spiritual world concurrently. There is constant spiritual activity, and discerners have spiritual senses that are attuned to this.

4. Feeling Different from Other People

Most people, even in church life, experience life through their natural senses. However, someone with an emerging gift of discernment of spirits can see and sense things that others do not see. This ability can result in us feeling different, lonely or misunderstood at times, especially when starting out. It is vital that someone with a developing gift of discernment finds a safe place to journey with others who are similarly gifted and accountable in the life of their church.

5. Unusual Signs

It is not uncommon for someone who is gifted in discernment to experience unusual events or manifestations. People who are incubating a discernment gift begin to see or feel things that others are not aware of. This may include unusual visions, dreams and sensations that alert them to what is happening in the spiritual realm.

6. Childhood or Pre-Salvation Signs

It is not uncommon to experience things relating to your gift even before becoming a Christian. Our creator-God prepares us for our calling and gifts from conception. Even when a talent or gift is misused, God can redeem it and anoint it for His use to serve Him and love and minister to others.

As a child I ‘saw’ things in the night and as a teenager was sensitive to the spiritual realm, sometimes encountering demonic spirits in my room or dreams. Later, as a fully committed Christian, God redeemed this spiritual sensitivity as a gift of discernment. I know Christians who have a gift of discernment who were drawn to New Age counterfeit gifts prior to becoming a Christian.

7. Ability to Know What Lies Behind a Person’s Words or Actions

Someone with a gift of discernment has the ability to see behind what a person is saying and presenting. You may know whether they are telling the truth or not. You may also recognise if someone is manifesting a demonic spirit and be able to identify what that spirit is.

If a prophetic or revelatory message is brought, a discerner can often tell whether it is anointed of the Spirit or from the speaker’s own heart. This is not always the case, and as with other revelatory gifts such as prophecy, you will sometimes get it wrong or have incomplete discernment (1 Thess 5:19-21, 1 Cor 13:9-10)

8. Confirmation by Others and Leaders

You may have the gift confirmed through a prophecy given to you. My gift of discernment was identified through prophecy twice. However, the bottom line of the presence of any gift is that it is recognized and acknowledged by leaders in the church and that it is useful for its purpose—which is to help build up the church and bring people closer to Jesus.

© Helen Calder Enliven Blog

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This gift is formidable, but to the sensitive of heart,  it is something else.

I pray that as I gain experience, wisdom and understanding God would heal the wounds that I have suffered and I will continue to extend the gift of love to all men.

If you are like me, I pray that you too will receive healing for your heart, mind and soul.

May the spirit of Jehovah be our help and balm, forever.

I will search for the lost and bring back the strays. I will bind up the injured and strengthen the weak. — Ezekiel 34:16

 

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Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Revealing The Truth About What Is My Calling In Life

The Life of a 21st Century Prophet
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When I ask the question, what is my calling in life, the response that immediately comes is “to help people.”

I believe that God’s purpose for my life is to help others; to help those who already accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour to understand him more, through revelations.

Wow, that all just came out as I wrote it. Thank you Holy Spirit.

I have been asking God, what is it you want for me to do? What is your purpose for my life? Why was I placed on this earth?

I believe that my life is about helping other people and revealing our Lord Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and Abba Father in our daily existence. This does mean that I have to disclose my personal experiences and over the years, I have certainly done this.

I encourage you to align yourself with the Holy Spirit. Learn to journey with Him close in your heart.

How to develop a relationship with the Holy Spirit?

Acknowledge His presence, always.

Submit to Him.

And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. – Isaiah 11:2 KJV

Speak with the Holy Spirit.

Ask Him to guide you.

Listen to the Holy Spirit.

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. – Revelation 2:29 KJV

Heed His instructions.

Ask Him to go ahead of you, to protect you and to prepare your way.

While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek thee. – Acts 10:19 KJV

Turn to the Holy Spirit in times of distress.

Be grateful, thank Him.

Be mindful of the Holy Spirit.

And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. – Ephesians 4:30 KJV

The Christian Life

Anyone that says “being a Christian is easy, ” is lying. That is why Jesus Christ sent the Comforter to guide us through this new life as new creatures. Old things are passed away, and behold all things are made new. That also includes the types of trials and contemplations we will have.

We cannot fulfil God’s purpose or calling for our life without the Holy Spirit.

He is the one that relays God’s direction.

He is the one whose presence is always in and with us.

He is the Teacher; a very patient one.

Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. – 1 Corinthians 2:13 KJV

So remember, if you are curious to learn, what is my calling in life, ask the Holy Spirit.

The Holy Spirit is that spiritual motherly influence.

The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. – Romans 8:16 KJV

Think on these things 😉