Wednesday, August 26, 2009

THE “CLIMATE” OF THE HEART IN THIS “GOD SEASON”


By the Holy Spirit through Mary Lindow


OH HOW PRECIOUS IS THIS SEASON IN THE EARTH TO THE LORD!
In the spirit I see Him strategically placing people into
settings He has had designed from the very beginning of His
heart’s plan to redeem the earth.


At this time the Master King is simply stating...
…“Hold fast; do not let go,
until I have shown you My faithfulness.”


Psalm 119:31
I hold fast to your statutes, O LORD;
Do not let me be put to shame.


This is a bit of a test for those who love to be in that
“forerunner zone” of “let’s run!”
And! There is nothing God loves more than those
visionaries that have the foresight to see what is coming
down the road!


However! The Lord does not want any move orchestrated
by His voice, “tainted” with presumptions! He really does
know what He is planning and exactly how to facilitate this!


Psalm 19:13
Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins;
Let them not have dominion over me:
Then shall I be upright,
And I shall be innocent from the great transgression.


WE ALL ARE FULLY AWARE OF THE “SHIFT” IN THE SPIRITUAL HAPPENINGS OF GOD.
It is going to required great amounts of personal discipline
and again...(that word!).... Accountability to each other in
order to not “sour” or short circuit the will of God for our
lives. Our old habits and way of doing things die hard!


THE LORD URGES THOSE CALLED INTO THE STREAMS OF THE APOSTOLIC/PROPHETIC TO "LISTEN WISELY”
“ to the voice of the Holy Spirit and
not give in to merchandising the anointing nor take on any
form of “one-upmanship” in these days of the tempering of
the soul.


THE HOLY SPIRIT OF GOD UNDERSTANDS THE “CLIMATE” OF THE HEARTS OF MEN AND
WOMEN IN THIS “GOD SEASON.”

If any ministry calling “assumes” to know totally what the
body needs...they are in error! We only know and see in
part. That is why hearing the hearts and attitudes of others
are of highest importance at this time.


1 Corinthians 13:12
”For now we are looking in a mirror that gives only a
dim (blurred) reflection [of reality as in a riddle or
enigma], but then [when perfection comes] we shall see
in reality and face to face! Now I know in part
(imperfectly), but then I shall know and understand
fully and clearly, even in the same manner as I have
been fully and clearly known and understood by God.”


CHOSEN ONE OF GOD!
HEAR THE VOICE OF THE GREAT AND WISE AUTHOR!
He is the foremost Father of the “harvest wave” about to
break upon the heart of mankind.


He the Spirit of God can speak clearly to you and direct you
in the way you walk, make decisions, and will help you flee
from temptation.


Psalm 29:4
”The voice of the LORD is powerful;
The voice of the LORD is majestic.”


THE FATHER IS SUPERNATURALLY AND
SYSTEMATICALLY CONNECTING PEOPLE OF HIS HEART AND THOSE WITH LIKE-

MINDED KINGDOM VISION…

…to fulfill His plans in the earth. Surprising Divine
relationships will be established among those who
understand the cost of finishing past Kingdom assignments
and did not bail out when the attacks and losses came
to rob the promise and God placed vision of their hearts.


Isaiah 6:8
“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying,
"Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?"
And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"


YOU WHO HAVE SURVIVED THE ONSLAUGHTS OF DISCOURAGEMENT,
anxiety, near poverty, and desperation, have been made
into steeled vessels that can no longer be penetrated by
disappointment and ridicule.


Job 11:15
“Then you will lift up your face without shame;
You will stand firm and without fear”


Your trust is in the name of the Living God who will do
exploits in the face of those who mock the people of His
heart.


Daniel 11:32
“And such as do wickedly against the covenant
shall he corrupt by flatteries:
But the people that do know their God shall be strong,
and do exploits


“NOW IS THE TIME, SAYS THE SPIRIT OF GOD, NOW!”
“Stand. And having done all you know to do and all that I
have asked you to do. STAND, and see the salvation of your God.”


Proverbs 10:25
“When the storm has swept by,
the wicked are gone,
But the righteous stands firm forever.”


“LISTEN, LEARN, AND PREPARE.”
“I the King and Keeper of the seasons have sharpened your senses to obey
only to the promptings of My voice and not the voice of man.


I will trust you with the hidden things of My Kingdom as you
honor Me with offerings of worship, songs of the Spirit,
and self-abandonment.
The timing for My plans is measured in the scales of justice
and redemption.”


Psalm 33:5
“The LORD loves righteousness and justice;
The earth is full of his unfailing love.”


Psalm 115:1
Not to us, O LORD,
Not to us but to your name be the glory,
Because of your love and faithfulness.


Duplication and sharing of this message is welcomed
provided that complete source and website information
for Mary Lindow is included.
Thank you~
”The Messenger " ~ Mary Lindow
www.marylindow.com
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Friday, August 14, 2009

“THE RIVER OF GOD - THE ULTIMATE SUPPLY OF LIFE”


Mary Lindow


Psalm 46: 1- 7
1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth gives way and the
mountains fall into the heart of the sea,
3 though it’s waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with
their surging.
4 There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God,
the holy place where the Most High dwells.
5 God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.
6 Nations are in uproar, kingdoms fall; he lifts his voice,
the earth melts.
7 The LORD Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.


THERE IS A RIVER THAT IS THE ULTIMATE SUPPLY OF LIFE!
A river is made up of flowing water.
The places the river touches...are made glad.
The cities on their shores are happy.
There is plenty of water available to them.


WATER IS ESSENTIAL FOR LIFE.
If that water is clean water, it is a great blessing.
But here the Bible speaks of another river, the streams there of make glad
the people of the city of God.


There is a river that makes glad the city of God.
Where does it have it starting place?


“And he showed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding
out of the throne of God and of the Lamb."
Rev.22: 1


WHERE DOES THIS RIVER START?
It starts at the throne of God.
The river is Jesus. The citizens of this city are those born of the Spirit. Some
of them are on the earth and some are in heaven. Jesus who was broken for
us became a river. Those that love Jesus belong to that city and will one day
be lifted up when the trumpet of the Lord is sounded.


IF YOU ARE LIVING IN THAT CITY YOU KNOW IT.
It is a holy city.
It makes you happy if you belong to that city.


"The King desires in you the beauty of holiness."
Psalm 45:7


THOSE THAT WASH IN THIS RIVER ARE BEAUTIFUL.
This river was flowing even from ancient times. Abraham drank of it and
the prophets drank of it. It was in the beginning with God. Those that fear
God accept this truth. You can dig a channel from this river to run by your
house. Your house can be cleansed by this river. The fruit of the Spirit will
be seen in those that live by the river. There is great peace in their heart and
homes. God knows who belong to this city.


WHEN JESUS RETURNS TO THIS EARTH HIS PEOPLE WILL
NATURALLY BE LIFTED UP TO HIM. This river is flowing today. It
reaches you every time you think of His Name. When you are in a constant
pattern of drinking for the River, This life Source, you cannot come under
the grip of evil thoughts. Does this river flow by you?


The river of God is full of water . . ."
Psalm 65


HOW MAY WE KEEP THE RIVERS OF OUR SOULS FILLED WITH
GOD'S WATER OF LIFE AND BLESSING?
How can we keep “our streams” full?


WE CAN DETERMINE: NOT JUST TO LIVE ON THE RUN-OFF.
We can begin to keep our soul's life-streams filled when we determine that
we will not be satisfied with a spasmodic flow of grace.


PERHAPS "DETERMINATION" IS THE KEY IN STARTING.
To say:


"As much as it is possible for me to do,
I will tap into the great and permanent sources of God's grace."


RIVERS CANNOT HELP WHAT THEY ARE,
nor can they determine their 'character.' But people can choose how they
shall be filled. People can simply move to higher ground, or go to where the
water is flowing. People have the privilege of tapping into God's resources.


SO HOW DO WE GO ABOUT “TAPPING” INTO THE DEEP SPRINGS?
I want to talk about keeping our souls filled with God in these minutes we
have together.


Perhaps there is one sense in which this is a process that cannot be taught.
Our relationship to God is intensely private, and each of us must learn the
deep lessons for ourselves. But in another sense we can guide and help
each other. That is what fellowship is for, and
Meeting with others in gatherings big or small, and fellowship in the Holy
Spirit.


SOMETIMES WORD PICTURES ARE HELPFUL.
When we talk about rivers that are full and rivers that are half-full or less,
we get a picture in our minds.


BUT PICTURES CANNOT NOURISH THE TOTAL TRUTH.
They aren't the whole representation. And the goal of all these and many
other little streams (or tributaries) to our stream of life is,
an increasing awareness that God is with us, and wants to share all areas of
our life with us.


THERE IS REALLY BUT ONE SOURCE OF LIFE!
And that Source, of course, is God Himself!
God is the Source of spiritual fullness.


ALL THAT WE DO, ALL THAT WE ARE,
COMES TO THIS ONE POINT:
We were made to know GOD…
… in a very real and intimate and personal way!


GOD IS THE ONLY SOURCE INTO THE DEEP SPRINGS OF JOY AND
BLESSING IN OUR LIVES.
But He has provided what we call " the way of grace" for us to get there!


OUR GOAL IS GOD HIMSELF. NOT WHAT GOD CAN GIVE,
or what He can do for us: God Himself! But in finding God Himself, we
still see that God has provided (what we call) the way of grace that brings
us into contact with Him. Some of these paths of grace are gatherings with
other worshippers, reading and meditating on the scriptures, and daily
communion, and fellowship with God's people.


We look to meet GOD when we come together to worship!
It may seem so elementary-- but often people come together and meet because they
know they should; or they come because vaguely they want to 'receive help.'
But we must come honestly to meet God, and be filled anew with His Presence.


We read the scriptures to meet GOD.
Once again, it is so simple I hardly dare say it-- but many of us learned to read the
Bible because we know we SHOULD. Let’s read it because we see it as a love letter
from the Father. The source of all life!


We PRAY in order to be filled with God's Presence.
It is one of the things that will make a river of you instead of a dry streambed.
God's Source channel is ALWAYS full of water! We do not need to be gushing full
and then empty and dry. We can tap into the deep wells of God and stay filled with
Him!


Duplication and sharing of this writing is welcomed provided that
complete source and website information for Mary Lindow is
included.
Thank You
Copyright © 2009 " THE MESSENGER " ~ Mary Lindow