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

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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.
Follow her on: social-media2

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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.

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Revealing The Truth About What Is My Calling In Life

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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 😉

Revealing the Truth about The Hearts of Men by Denise N. Fyffe

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The Hearts of Men

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.-Luke 6:45 ESV

People say a lot of things, but it is rarely what they truly mean.

Hidden behind the consonants and vowels are contrary intentions. It is now a default reflex to lie; to deter anyone from seeing the truth, whether they mean good or evil; whether you mean good or evil. We keep hidden chambers and collude in its safety. Oh what a tangled web we weave.

My heart aches because too often it has discern that those it pulled close, were not of the same intentions. Too often, I have come across people who are dishonest. Those who play the hypocrite only to come close and take something. Never caring to leave anything good and sustaining behind.

How can I then trust anyone or form long-term relationships?

Must I walk this life …alone…with the Holy Spirit?

I look at the smiles on their faces. I hear the words that slip from their tongues, but truly I pay attention to the echoes of their hearts, the stain of their character and read the language of their eyes.

Many do not willingly let me read the language of their eyes. The spirit that lives there closes it’s shutters; sometimes very conspicuously.

Even in the midst of having a conversation, sharing a laugh or telling a secret…I discern the hearts of men…and women….that they walk with a spirit of deception. That they handle me with hypocrisy and that they carry a dagger of betrayal.

But in God I live a thousand lives, so I speak with good intentions, I laugh in genuine-inity. I tell a secret knowing all things done in the dark shall come to light. I walk beside them, as I would walk into the valley of the shadow of death.

I see the spirits in operation….even in time. I hear the utterances of the Holy Spirit.

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28(KJV)

Lies, Deceit and Betrayal

Acquaintances lie.

  • I have had my money and my belongings stolen by people who I asked to safe guard my property.

Neighbors lie.

  • I had a neighbor who attends my church but has backslidden. I warned him many times that if he turned away from the ways of God the devil would attempt to kill him for good. Last I heard, he had several accidents and it has been proven that he committed repeated acts of betrayal. He started slinking away and spent no time in my company. But I knew something was up. Several times, he full out lied and the Holy Spirit point it out, even has he spoke the words.

Friends lie.

Family lie.

  • Unfortunately, this is true. My only constant is my mother. On every corner, is sinking sand. I have been turned out, turned away from, belittled, criticized, isolated, stolen from, set up, left to the wolves and even the target of witchcraft. I have sat in front of relatives and listen to them pour out rivers of deceit into my ears. For many, I have seen the acts of judgement being unleashed in their lives. I try not to take comfort from this and pray for their souls.

Co-workers lie, betray and collude.

  • Recently, I kept hearing the Holy Spirit telling me, “He is not your friend. Be careful, he is not your friend.” I knew who the spirit referred to. It was a coworker who I decided to make the effort to be friendly with, even knowing that he had a ‘dog heart’. As they call it in my country. He bragged that he was such and that he would dig out people eye. But I remained steadfast in being friendly, praying for his soul. In the end, God allowed me to see him do repeatedly, what he said he would do. Not only to me but to others. But I forgive and I leave my defence to God; the great and terrible God, who I know as Abba.

Pastors lie.

  • I often say that every Pastor that comes in front of me to preach, I raise them up to the lens of God. He knows the depths of their heart and their motives. Many have been found wanting. I do not suffer foolishness and even leave the service, because I do not believe in allowing my eyes, ears or spirit to be contaminated. Jehovah would point out whether the person was operating from His spirit, the flesh or something else. Some even operate with a spirit of error or are fully being used to teach false doctrines from Satan.
  • After many years, God granted me leave of my old church because they were caught up in severe witchcraft and the judgement of God was upon them for many years. So He allowed me to cease my attendance there and through the years, my heart is in pain for those who remain and who are being shackled. I continue to pray for them also.

Everyone lies.

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? – Jeremiah 17:9-10 ESV

It breaks my heart that I feel that I can trust no one. My experiences are far too numerous and injurious of having suffered betrayal at the hands of my enemies. Because how can I not care for and love people, even when they mean to kill me?

I remember an experience several years ago, I suffered severe persecution for four years at an organisation that reveled in crushing the souls of its employees. In the middle of my tenure, having left the office and upon returning I heard all my coworkers ripping into my character. I sat in the reception area and listened as each and everyone who sat in that room, the new, the old and the passive cackled like hungry hyneas. They talked and laughed and devoured my name like ravaging wolves. A lady who I had known before working there, entered the room and after she left they ripped into her because she was friendly to me.

I felt justified in my actions of the past weeks to keep my mouth shut and not engage with them. I was polite, having manners; but when surrounded on all sides by wolves, you huddle by the fire of Almighty God.

Take Heart

Jesus said: “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33

He knows my heart for in the midst of my melancholy, in the midst of rummaging through the murky depths of this thing they call a gift of the spirit, He sent His word.

“But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

So I take heart.

I wrestle discouragement.

I wrestle depression.

I wrestle loneliness.

I wrestle dejection.

I wrestle isolation.

But each time, I get up and take heart. I encourage myself.

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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

Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved · Denise N. Fyffe

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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 truth about 1 Peter 1:6-7 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Why you must endure many Trials

1 Peter 1:6-7 NLT

So be truly glad. There is wonderful joy ahead, even though you must endure many trials for a little while. These trials will show that your faith is genuine. It is being tested as fire tests and purifies gold—though your faith is far more precious than mere gold. So when your faith remains strong through many trials, it will bring you much praise and glory and honor on the day when Jesus Christ is revealed to the whole world.

The Answer to Why

why we go through trials image courtesy of calledforsuchatime-comThis bible verse from the Book of Peter, answers a heartrending question, why. Trials are common to Christians and many through this suffering ask this simple but complex question. It is as if the answer would help us to make sense of our experience or help us to bear.

…and It does.

It will also prove who you are and prove whether you are faithful to God. How? If you are being tested to prove yourself to God, then if that matters to you, you will endure the testing. However, if you don’t care, you will forsake him.

God says that we are refined as gold in this process. We are made strong and can therefore represent Him and endure whatever persecution that comes against us.

So that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;-1 Peter 1:7

For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined. You brought us into the net; You laid an oppressive burden upon our loins. You made men ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water, Yet You brought us out into a place of abundance.-Psalm 66:10-12

For the sake of My name I delay My wrath, And for My praise I restrain it for you, In order not to cut you off. Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction. “For My own sake, for My own sake, I will act; For how can My name be profaned? And My glory I will not give to another.-Isaiah 48:9-11

Jesus endured persecution. He was crucified for our sake and He made it through. He did say that greater things we will do than He on earth because of the infilling of the Holy Spirit. As such, we will endure more, but we will do greater things because of it.

I tell you the truth, anyone who believes in me will do the same works I have done, and even greater works, because I am going to be with the Father.-John 14:12

Finding this verse gives me comfort and surity, being someone who has endured a great many trials, the answer to my whys, is a balm to my soul.

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2017 Testimony: Trying Times

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Trying Times

Its been a soul crushing, pride taming, wet eyes, heavy heart couple a months. There has been some trying times.

And so were the days before that and the weeks before that. These lasts couple months in the highlands have been stretching me beyond; beyond the limits that I thought I could go.

My world is in flux, my heart uncertain and in turmoil. I feel like a leaf in a tornado, and yet, I STAND.

I know God has got me. I know this is Abba’s doing. Only He could tell the flood waters to wash over me until the temporary things are eroded. Only Jehovah could allow thieves, enemies and cheaters to circle about. But yet I STAND.

Like the Gwango tree.

For greater is He that abides in me, than them, which seek to do me harm. He has me on the wings of an eagle. Lifting me higher. The elevation is uncomfortable. The air thinner; but my lungs are fueled by Faith. I hold on to his unchanging Word and trust in His promises.

People pass away. Jobs stripped away. Places…they too slip to the horizon. Soon to be out of sight.

Purge in me and without.

Is your all on the altar of sacrifice laid? Your all does the spirit control, He asks? He been asking and I have been giving. Who am I to withhold from the Mighty God? To Him are all things due.

This summer 2017 has been a scorcher. I grow weary, but I seem to have been made for the stretching, the shaking, the pressing and the breaking. For there is better in and for me.

…in the Potters Hands.

 

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Think on these Things : The Door of Full Surrender

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“But He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I will come forth as gold.” Job 23:10

I was recently sitting with the leader of a workplace organization as he described a question he poses to workplace believers. “What if there were two doors to choose from; behind one door was the complete will of God for your life and behind the other door was how life could be according to your own preference. Which door would you choose?” The struggle for most lies in the desire to follow God completely and the fear of what might be behind the door of full surrender. Most of us desire to follow God, but few of us will do it at any cost. We do not really believe that God loves us to the degree that we are willing to give Him complete permission to do as He wills in us.

If we desire to fully walk with Christ, there is a cost. We may give intellectual assent and go along with His principles and do fine; however, if we are fully given over to Him and His will for our life, it will be a life that will have adversity.

The Bible is clear that humans do not achieve greatness without having their sinful will broken. This process is designed to create a nature change in each of us, not just a habit change. The Bible calls it circumcision. Circumcision is painful, bloody, and personal.

If God has plans to greatly use you in the lives of others, you can expect your trials to be even greater than those of others. Why? Because, like Joseph who went through greater trials than most patriarchs, your calling may have such responsibility that God cannot afford to entrust it to you without ensuring your complete faithfulness to the call. He has much invested in you on behalf of others. He may want to speak through your life to a greater degree than through another. The events of your life would become the frame for the message He wants to speak through you.

Do not fear the path that God may lead you on. Embrace it. For God may bring you down a path in your life to ensure the reward of your inheritance. “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all” (2 Cor. 4:17)

Today God Is First (TGIF) devotional message, Copyright by Os Hillman, Marketplace Leaders.

2017 Testimony: The Tides of Trials

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For over a year now God has been impressing on me to create christian videos, vlogging. I started in earnest recently, allowing him to lead me and take away my insecurities about being in front of a camera and just do them. I created the YouTube channel and shared on social media ‘Gospel Bite with Denise Fyffe’.

Then, I felt led to create them for Instagram and via my WordPress website Revealing the Christian Life. I posted the first two and yesterday, my phone went missing.

Its been a rough couple months, the tides of trials have been rocking my ship and its hard going. Every aspect of my life is a battlefield, spiritual warfare tun up! Primarily my relationship, then my job, then my mental state. I have had to be holding to Jehovah for my life.

I hold on to God for He has already won it for me. This morning, I doubled up on Jehovah’s love, anointed myself and continued with the videos using whatever I had. The devil is roaring and prowling seeking whom he may devour, but Thank God that wont be me, in Jesus name.

I will continue to share the gospel of Jesus Christ, using whatever means He permits.

– Author Poetess Denise Fyffe

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