Friday, March 9, 2018

"Feeling Stuck? Have Hope! God is Not Done With You Yet!" Westley Roderick, Fort Mill, SC

God is not done with you yet. He isn't finished, He hasn't given up, and He hasn't stopped! Where you are right now does not dictate where you will finish. Whatever situation you are in, in this very moment, does not determine your outcome and does not determine your end result.

Everyone makes New Year's resolutions from the couch. Eventually, you may end up in the gym. Sitting on the couch does not dictate whether or not you will lose ten pounds; it's dictated by whether or not you put action to what you said you would do.

If there is anything about you contrary to the divine identity within you, God will perfect it through love and compassion. He will bring whatever it is about you that is not the true divine identity of a son or daughter, and He will bring it into perfection. You have to trust that you are in a process right now, and it is a lifelong process.

"I am confident that the Creator, who has begun such a great work among you, will not stop in mid-design but will keep perfecting you until the day Jesus the Anointed, our Liberating King, returns to redeem the world." (Philippians 1:6The Voice)

"God is not done with you yet. Where you are right now does not dictate or determine where you will finish."

You are on the Potter's wheel right now. God is not stopping on you midway through the process. He works through the impurities in the clay. He softens it, massages it, and smooths it out until it is supple like flesh once again. He takes the heart of stone and replaces it with a heart of flesh. He who has called you will walk through it with you.

"May God Himself, the God who makes everything holy and whole, make you holy and whole, put you together – spirit, soul, and body – and keep you fit for the coming of our Master, Jesus Christ. The One who called you is completely dependable. If He said it, He'll do it!" (1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 MSG)

"The one who calls you by name is trustworthy and will thoroughly complete his work in you." (1 Thessalonians 5:24 Passion Translation)

God knows you by name. You are not just a number. You are more to Him. Something happens when you hear Him speak your name, like when He tells you that He loves you. He's got it under control.

I asked God once, "What does trust look like?" He said, "Trust is when you can take your hands off of the plow, and know that the work will still be done." Rest and trust are synonymous. The One who calls you by name is trustworthy. He won't forsake you, and He won't leave you. He abides with you. He will do whatever He said that He will do, because God is not a man that He should lie.

The Gifts of God Are Without Repentance

"And when God chooses someone and graciously imparts gifts to him, they are never rescinded." (Romans 11:29 Passion Translation)

"You see, when God gives a grace gift and issues a call to a people, He does not change His mind and take it back." (Romans 11:29 The Voice)

God is not apologizing for gifting you, and then wanting to taking it back. He's not going to change His mind. That's how faithful God is.

Waiting for the Future

King David was anointed as a boy and then what happened? He had to serve his brothers and he was returned back to the fields with the sheep. How many of you know that you are called to something, but you are trying to figure out where you are at? Where you are right now does not determine where you will finish. He who will start a process in you is faithful to continue that process in you. Where you are at doesn't determine where you will finish.

Look again at David. He became king and he messed up. He committed adultery and then murdered the husband of the woman he committed adultery with. Sitting there, Nathan confronted him. Where he stood with God at that moment (being confronted by the consequences of his sin) did not dictate where he finished. Even if you are in the worst of sin, it will not dictate where you finish. All you have to do is repent. Anytime that you are living outside of your calling, it is like being enslaved to the very thing that you are living according to at that moment. (Photo via Unsplash)

When Your Brothers Sell You Out

You may be like Joseph in the prison, who was favored by his father and had a big dream. In his dream, his brothers were going to bow to him. The brothers got together and said, "What are we going to do to him? Should we put him in a hole or kill him?" They decided to sell him. Like I said, Joseph was favored by His father, but then was given to the Egyptians. Say what? Have you ever said, "I have this amazing call on my life, I have an anointing, and my Father favors me. But why am I here in the world?"

Egypt represents the worldly system. Many people don't recognize that the calling and anointing on your life (the dream you've been having), and the reason that you have the favor from your Father – is so you can go speak to Pharaoh. He has a dream that needs to be interpreted. That's the breakthrough and that's the ministry that is on your life.

When Joseph was reunited with his brothers, he said, "What you intended for evil, God has turned to good" (see Genesis 50:20). We use this verse out of context a lot of times. His brothers sold him into slavery, not the devil. Listen to what God says to you when it comes to your identity. The voice of the Lord is over the sound of many waters and breaks the cedars of Lebanon. It is time to get out of where you are right now, and step into where you are supposed to be.

Australia Dream

I had a dream a few weeks ago, and in this dream I was going on a trip with some of the Fresh Fire Ministry road team. We went to the airport, boarded the plane, and I knew it would be a long flight, so I took a nap. When I woke up, in my dream, I wasn't where I was supposed to be. I was in Australia. I didn't know where I was supposed to be, but I knew that it was not in Australia.

When I got off the plane, I spoke with the airport staff and asked how I had gotten to Australia. They apologized and said that somehow, while I was asleep, I had shifted planes and ended up on a plane landing in Australia. We were all perplexed. I wasn't mad or angry about the situation, but I didn't know what to do.

There was some time before I could leave there. While in Australia, clothes and food were given to me, and people were giving me their cars, houses and money to spend! They gave me everything that I would need. There was so much grace and favor for the time that I was in Australia, even though I wasn't supposed to be there. I was dumbfounded by these people taking care of me.

Then I got a phone call from the airline. They had my flight ready to get me to where I was originally going and they had good news for me. I was going to be sitting in business class. They were going to upgrade my status! I was excited by the news and then woke up.

The Lord spoke to me after the dream and said, "You have to be open to an alternative destination. Here's what you do when you are stuck or in a holding pattern."

Getting "Unstuck" Out of a Holding Pattern

1. Stay in Your Assigned Seat

Staying in your assigned seat is for your protection. They are going to look for you there. So, don't panic and scramble.

2. Fasten or Secure Your Seat Belt

"You have to trust that you are in a process right now, and it is a lifelong process."

Make sure that you are secure where you are seated. This has more to do with your identity than feeling safe. Being okay and comfortable with where you are, with what you're doing, and with what is going on in your life is far more important than you can imagine or realize. It's really pertinent to your confidence. It's becoming secure with who God has called you to be.

3. Listen for the Pilot

It does no good to bicker, whine and complain if you can't hear the pilot. The pilot knows what is going on. The pilot symbolizes your spiritual leaders and Jesus. He is going to make announcements about where to go, who to be, and what's going on. Listen for the pilot.

4. Be Open to an Alternative Destination

Be willing to land in a different airport, land or city. In Habakkuk, it says to make the vision simple and plain. However, we often make it complicated and convoluted, with a lot of details that are probably from our own wants and desires. When you make it simple, you have a framework and it is adjustable. When it's simple and allows for an alternative destination, it doesn't feel like a violent shift. It's like changing the tail fin to go to a different place.

Let's look at Joseph again. He had a dream, but ended up at a completely different place than where he thought that he would be. But just like Joseph, in the alternative destination, you will find grace and favor. And when you do whatever is needed in that alternative destination, you will return upgraded in status.

Jesus was put into the earth to die on the Cross after being baptized, and then driven out into the wilderness by the Holy Spirit. Yet, Jesus returned upgraded in status. He returned in the power of the Holy Spirit. When you allow yourself to be put into that alternative destination, there is favor, provision, and safety and grace for where you are and where you are going.

Stuck in a Whale of a Place

Many of us are in an alternative destination right now. We are trying to figure out where it is we are supposed to be and where we are to go. But where you are looks different than where you know you're supposed to be, what you're supposed to be doing, and what you're supposed to be going towards. In Scripture, we know someone else who was like that—Jonah.
Jonah was supposed to go somewhere and deliver a message, but he didn't want to. He ended up in an alternative destination. He found himself in the belly of a whale (Jonah 2:1-10). Being delivered from where you are at is as simple as doing what you were originally asked to do.

If you are stuck right now and feel like you are going through Hell, the key to your breakthrough is repentance, living the life that you were meant to live, and doing unto the Lord what you are supposed to be doing.

God is not done with you yet. Where you are right now does not dictate or determine where you will finish. If there is anything about you that is contrary to the divine identity within you, God will bring it into perfection through and by His love. (Photo via Unsplash)

This Generation

In this generation, there was a preparation time that has had to take place, growing in maturation in the things of the spirit and in the natural. They are like the young David, anointed to be king, but right back to the fields taking care of sheep. This generation was anointed and called to greatness before its time and we've been in the fields, tending sheep, and fighting off the bears and the lions. But God says, "If you cry out to Me and return to who it is that you are supposed to be and repent, you will find grace, favor, safety and provision for where you are right now and where you will be going."

The Lord spoke to Ezekiel saying, "Son of man, can these bones live?" And Ezekiel responded, "God, only You know." So God said again, "Son of man, can these bones live?" Ezekiel responded again and said, "Only You know, Lord." God spoke to Ezekiel, and said, "Son of man, prophesy to these ruins. Prophesy to these dry bones, that they shall have breath, and that they shall have life once again" (see Ezekiel 37:3-14)

I tell you on behalf of the Lord: it is time to speak to your ruins! It is time to speak to the dry bones that are in the valley of your soul and life.Prophesy that they shall live again and that the breath of the Lord shall be upon them. It is time to prophesy that muscle, sinew, tissue and organs shall be upon them again, and that they shall breathe, once again.

Live! Live the life that you were meant to live. Live to the high calling that's been placed upon you, and live according to the destiny that is on your life today. (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Westley Roderick
Director of the School of Supernatural Ministry


Westley Roderick is the Director of the School of Supernatural Ministry and an Associate of Fresh Fire Ministries USA under Todd Bentley. Westley had a radical salvation that took place at the age of 19 after a prophetic experience. Immediately following his salvation Westley was placed into church leadership and was developed into a youth pastor, an assistant pastor, and itinerate minister. It was during that time that Westley had an encounter with the Lord Jesus commissioning him. In 2007 Westley left his position of Associate Pastor to become an intern for Todd Bentley in British Columbia, Canada and it was from that time on Westley began traveling and ministering alongside Todd. Since then Westley has become an associate traveling and ministering in his own meetings and crusades healing the sick through the ministry of Jesus and seeing lives being given to Jesus.

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Westley Roderick's Itinerary:

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March 22-24, 2018
Releasing the Seers
with Fiorella Giordano, Todd Bentley, and Westley Roderick
(for more info click here)
March 27-29, 2018
School of Prophets
with Ivan Roman, Todd Bentley, and Westley Roderick
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Saturday, March 3, 2018

"12 Common Dream Categories: How Many Have You Had?" James W. Goll, Franklin, TN

Dreams are as diverse as the languages we speak, the clothing we wear, and the food we eat. Dreams are a communications expression of the creative heart of God. As the Master artistically paints each flower of the field, so dreams are individually, tailor-made for you and me.

What are dreams made of? Are they spiritual gifts given for us to unwrap? Revelatory dreams naturally fall under the spiritual gift of prophecy. Yet they are too broad to be confined neatly and strictly just to one gift. Dreams may also be an impartation of the gift of discerning of spirits.

Like the colors in a rainbow in overlapping shades, difficult to tell where one stops and another begins, dreams are definitely unique and creative expressions of spiritual gifts. There are no clear lines of demarcation between spiritual gifts. The word of wisdom blends into a word of knowledge. The gift of faith overlaps with the workings of miracles. Yes, dreams are spiritual gifts that intertwine with various enchanting shades.

Dreams are not a dead language but a dynamic, living language full of life. As Creator, God is incredibly diverse. He loves variety. Just one look at the natural world in all its abundant variety is enough to show the diversity of God's creative nature. This diversity is just as true for the spiritual realm as for the natural.

As Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 12:4-7, "Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit. And there are varieties of ministries, and the same Lord. There are varieties of effects, but the same God who works all things in all persons. But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good."

"God is a Creator by nature and He loves to give creative dreams to His children."

The Spirit of God uniquely designs His impartations to match our individual callings. So, just as there are diversities of spiritual gifts, there are also diversities of dreams. The Holy Spirit matches our dreams to the way we think and perceive individually. In other words, He gives us dreams according to our sphere or realm of influence. It is part of His amazing nature.

Categories of God-Inspired Dreams

Dreams from the Holy Spirit are difficult to categorize because they come in virtually infinite variety and are tailored for each individual. Nevertheless, I want to expose you 12 basic categories of dreams that we receive from the Holy Spirit.

1. Dreams of Destiny

Destiny dreams reveal part of the progressive calling of God regarding your life, guidance and vocation. Generally, they relate to your sphere of influence. Sometimes they will be extrinsic dreams regarding God's redemptive plan for city, region or nation. At times, destiny dreams are more personal, revealing the unfolding of your life in God's plan. They may relate only to the present, where you are right now, or they may deal with the past, present and future of your life. Dream language moves in all three arenas. Dreams of destiny are inspiring and charge our faith to soar to new levels!

2. Dreams of Edification

These are the "feel good" dreams. When you wake up from them you absolutely feel great. You feel like you are on top of the world and ready for anything. Edifying dreams are inspirational in tone. They are filled with revelation and they produce hope. If you have been discouraged, you may receive a dream of edification that, even if you do not remember all the details, will instill in you a sense of hope and confidence, thus dispelling your discouragement. Dreams of edification can help change the course of your life. (Photo via James Goll)

3. Dreams of Exhortation

Sometimes called "courage dreams," dreams of exhortation often contain a strong sense of urgency. They challenge us to take action. While edification dreams produce hope, exhortational dreams produce faith. They impart inspiration and motivation to get up and do something for Jesus' sake. More than just giving simple advise, dreams of exhortation also reveal an accurate detailed picture of what is going on behind the scenes, especially in the demonic realm. This revelation is for the purpose of challenging us to take action about what we have seen. Take courage and act!

4. Dreams of Comfort

Comfort dreams serve to heal our emotions and our memories. We can use them to reinterpret circumstances of our past with a heavenly lens, helping us to see things differently. In other words, comfort dreams give us a heavenly perspective on an earthly situation so that we can receive emotional healing. Thus comfort dreams can also release assurance. If edification dreams produce hope and exhortational dreams release faith, comfort dreams stir up love. They will help you love yourself better, love God better and love others better as well.

5. Dreams of Correction

Corrective dreams reveal personal changes—character issues, heart issues, repentance issues—that we need to make in order to be able to move forward. These are not condemning dreams. The Holy Spirit never condemns. Rather, He comes in gentle love and releases a wooing to draw us to turn to Him and accept His correction. The Holy Spirit convicts and convinces us, but He never condemns. But God, in His infinite patience and loving kindness, relentlessly pursues us. He wants to perfect us and so He sometimes uses dreams of correction.

6. Dreams of Direction

Directive dreams often contain a higher level of revelation and are obviously very prophetic in nature. Quite frequently they will convey a distinct sense of urgency. Their purpose is to give specific guidance, which may even include warnings of some kind. One example is the dream of the wise men in the second chapter of Matthew, whom God warned not to return to Herod. This prompted them to choose an alternate route home. Ultimately, dreams of direction serve to help us get farther down the road toward fulfilling our destiny and purpose, showing us signposts and helping us avoid pitfalls along the way.

7. Dreams of Instruction

These are primarily teaching dreams. Directive dreams give us direction; instructive dreams teach us. There is a fine line of distinction between the two. Scriptures are often highlighted in these dreams and frequently you will hear a voice speaking to you. Sometimes instructive dreams will even be doctrinal in nature, but they will always contain insight with revelation. Edifying dreams produce hope. Exhortational dreams instill faith. Comfort dreams stir up love. Instructive dreams impart teaching with wisdom.

8. Dreams of Cleansing

"Comfort dreams serve to heal our emotions and our memories."

Some people call these "flushing" dreams, and with good reason. One of the most common images associated with the cleansing dream is that of being in the bathroom, on the toilet, or taking a shower. These dreams deal with cleansing issues. To use Scriptural terminology, we could call these dreams of sanctification. They are concerned with our purification process. Cleansing dreams are used to wash us from the dust and dirt that we pick up by walking in the world. Essentially, these dreams are all about applying the cleansing Blood of Jesus to our lives.

9. Dreams Revealing the Heart

These are also known as dreams of self-disclosure or dreams of self-condition. Jeremiah 17:9 says, "The heart is more deceitful than all else and desperately sick; who can understand it?" And Jesus said in Matthew 12:34b, "For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks." Self-disclosure dreams show us where we presently stand with God. God gives us dreams of self-condition to show us where we are, tell us what we need to do, and reveal where He wants us to go.

10. Dreams of Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual warfare dreams are calls to prayer. They are intercessory-type dreams that reveal hindrances that are in the way and may include calls to worship and fasting. Their purpose is to inspire us to press through to victory to the Cross of Christ, tearing down strongholds and overcoming every obstacle or barrier that stands in the way.

11. Dreams of Creativity

Creative dreams involve such things as designs, inventions, new ways of doing things. They can charge our spirit man and help us become change makers, changing the culture of our homes, cities, and the lives of others and even the strongholds of our minds. God often uses creative dreams with artistic people to give them songs to sing, pictures to paint, or words to write. I have had dreams revealing the title of a new book along with a brilliant artistic covers. I call these "Holy Ghost cheat sheets" and I can use all of them that He wants to give! God is a Creator by nature and He loves to give creative dreams to His children.

12. Dreams with Impartation

Impartational dreams are used to activate any of the various dimensions of the gifts of the Spirit. Many times it will be the gift of healing; both emotional healing and physical healing. In some cases an angel of the Lord may actually appear in your room and touch you, releasing one of Heaven's many power encounters. The Holy Spirit will use dreams to impart gifts, callings, courage and whatever else is needed! (Photo via James Goll)

If you are just beginning to walk in the realm of dream language and find this great diversity of dreams a bit overwhelming, be patient. It will take time and experience to become adept at identifying different dream types and categories, and interpreting the messages you receive. He will gently and lovingly guide you along the way in your very own diversity of dreams.

God's ways are amazing. He will lead you not only into revelation, but He will teach you how to understand what you just received! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Dreaming with God!

Dr. James W. Goll
Founder of Encounters Network • God Encounters Training e–School • Prayer Storm


Dr. James W. Goll is the President of Encounters Network, the International Director of Prayer Storm, and the Founder of God Encounters Training – an eSchool of the Heart. With great joy James has shared Jesus in more than 50 nations, teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. James is the prolific author of numerous books, including The Seer, The Lost Art of Intercession, The Coming Israel Awakening, Deliverance from Darkness, A Radical Faith, and many others. He has also produced multiple study guides and hundreds of audio and video messages (click here for more).

James and Michal Ann were married for 32 years before her graduation to Heaven in the fall of 2008. James has four adult children who are married and all love Jesus: Justin, GraceAnn, Tyler, and Rachel, and multiple grandchildren. James continues to make his home in Franklin, Tennessee.

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James Goll's Itinerary:

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March 24, 2018
Every Saturday Night, 7:30 PM CDT
God Encounters with James Goll
Kingdom Flame TV

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

"Breaking the Power of Sin and Picking Up the Sword of Victory" Kathi Pelton, Portland, OR

Many years ago, I learned the power of praying the Scriptures aloud. When I was a new Believer, the Holy Spirit instructed me to spend an extended period of time reading aloud all 150 psalms each day. I was to personalize them and make them my prayers and my worship. That season of obedience set me free from things that had enslaved me. It renewed my mind, and it released the power of prayer and the power of His Word into my life.

Sharper Than Any Two-Edged Sword

Hebrews 4:12 says, "For the Word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires."

His Word became the sword of freedom in my life. It held the power to break me free from old mindsets and from wrong beliefs that held me captive. It renewed my mind and taught me the ways of God. Praying His Word set me free from the slavery of sin, and I will never stop using it to give me life and allow His power to purify my thoughts and desires.

This past month I have been praying through the Book of Romans. When I awoke this morning, the Spirit said to me, "Romans is a book of freedom from sin. It is a sharp sword that will set people free as they pray and decree its words over their lives."

Right then, Romans chapter six was highlighted to me and I knew that I was to write it down and change the wording to a personal declaration for people to declare aloud.

Let Your Soul and Spirit Hear Your Tongue Declare Life and Truth

Your voice and words have power. Proverbs 18:21 says that your tongue carries both life and death. It is time for life to be released through your voice! Let Heaven hear it. Let Hell hear it. Let angels and demons hear it. Let your soul and spirit hear your tongue declare life and truth.

I strongly encourage you to get somewhere that you can read aloud the personalized version of Romans 6 that I have written below. Pray it, declare it, and join yourself to its truth. It is time for the power of sin to be broken off of the lives of Believers. A sword has been put in our hands and the power of life flows from our mouth; together they set the captives free.

Psalm 149:6 says, "Let the high praises of God be in their mouth and a two-edged sword in their hand."

It is time to be free and to set free! His Word is powerful and it is your sword. To live without it is to live as a warrior with no weapon in your hand. Sin has lost its power over your life, so declare the words below each day until you see the chains that have bound you, or a loved one, fall away. Here we go:

Romans 6: Sin's Power is Broken! Declare That:

• "I know that my old, sinful self was crucified with Christ so that sin might lose its power in my life. I am no longer a slave to sin.

• "And since I died with Christ, I know I will also live with Him. I am sure of this because Christ was raised from the dead, and He will never have to die again. Death no longer has any power over Him. When He died, He died once to break the power of sin. But now that He lives, He lives for the glory of God. So I also should consider myself to be dead to the power of sin and alive to God through Christ Jesus.

• "I will not let sin control the way I live; I will not give into sinful desires. I will not let any part of my body become an instrument of evil to serve sin. Instead, I will give myself completely to God, for I was dead, but now I have new life. I will use my whole body as an instrument to do what is right for the glory of God. Sin is no longer my master, for I no longer live under the requirements of the law. Instead, I live under the freedom of God's grace. Since God's grace has set me free from the law, does that mean that I should go on sinning? Of course not! I now realize that I become a slave to whatever I choose to obey. I can be a slave to sin, which leads to death, or I can choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.

• "Today I choose to become a slave to righteousness. Thank God! Once I was a slave of sin, but now I wholeheartedly choose to obey this teaching that He has given to me. I am now free from my slavery to sin, and I have become a slave to righteous living." (Romans 6:6-18)

Pray the Word over Everything

Pray the Word over your life, over the life of your loved ones, and over your city and nation. Ephesians 6:12says, "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."

The Sword is in your hand and the fire of the Spirit is upon your sword. Use it to cut down all that has exalted itself against the truth and life of Christ in you. There is life in your mouth and the fire of the Spirit is igniting your tongue to release resurrection life. We must stop wrestling against flesh and blood and begin to be the warriors that carry freedom and life into all that we do and everywhere that we go. You carry resurrection life within you because Christ is in you. He is alive! You are free from the slavery of sin and carry the righteousness of Christ in you. His righteousness is your righteousness!

It is time to pick up your fiery sword and allow the words of your mouth to defeat all that has been exalted against God's ways, truth, freedom, and life. We are warriors with the sword of victory in our hands. (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Kathi Pelton
Inscribe Ministries


Jeffrey and Kathi Pelton live in the Greater Portland, Oregon area. Jeffrey is a writer, teacher and book editor. Kathi is an author and prophetic voice to the Church. They walk with nations and individuals to see God's original intent fulfilled. Their ministry, Inscribe Ministries, was founded upon the verse from Habbakuk 2:2 that says, "Then the LORD answered me and said: 'Write the vision And make it plain on tablets, That he may run who reads it.'"


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"A Second Wind of the Prophetic is Here: Prophesy to Your Prophecies!" Dr. Tim Hamon, Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Note, this word is structured as a teaching. Teaching is my native language, and God often speaks to me this way. I do believe this is what God spoke to me going into 2018.

As I was thinking and praying about what God wanted me to say, He took me to Ezekiel 37. Ezekiel is a prophet during Israel's Babylonian captivity, and in this part of Ezekiel, he's prophesying to the people about their promised return to the land of Israel and that's the context for which these prophecies come about.

"Prophesy to the breath of God—the ruach—the inspired words He's given you. Those things He has equipped you with and the warlike energy He's made for you."

Ezekiel has an open vision, and it's called the valley of dry bones. Ezekiel 37:1-6, "The hand of the Lord came upon me and brought me out in the Spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley; and it was full of bones. Then He caused me to pass by them all around, and behold, there were very many in the open valley; and indeed, they were very dry. And He said to me, 'Son of man, can these bones live?' So, I answered, 'O Lord God, You know.' Again, He said to me, 'Prophesy to these bones, and say to them, 'O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord!' Thus says the Lord God to these bones: 'Surely, I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live. I will put sinews on you and bring flesh upon you, cover you with skin and put breath in you; and you shall live. Then you shall know that I am the Lord.''"

Ezekiel does prophesy as instructed: verse 7-8, "So I prophesied as I was commanded; and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and suddenly a rattling; and the bones came together, bone to bone. Indeed, as I looked, the sinews and the flesh came upon them, and the skin covered them over; but there was no breath in them."

Where is the Breath?

I see the bones, sinews, flesh, skin, but where is the breath? The problem is there's no breath. Now this is troubling to me, because God told Ezekiel to prophesy to the dry bones. Listen to what He tells Ezekiel to prophesy, the Lord says to you, "...surely I will cause a breath to enter into you..." and He says, "and I will put breath in you and you shall live." Well, that didn't happen. Verse 8 ends clearly "...there was no breath...". It's the only thing the Lord said twice, and when the Lord starts repeating Himself, it's for emphasis. So, He emphasizes the breath, but the breath does not come.

I felt the Lord speaking to me that this is where we are now, and I didn't like that. I didn't like that interpretation at all, as a matter of fact, I argued quite a bit. I declared we've been gathering with a lot of noise (bones to bones), we have been linking up (sinew to sinew), we've been imparting strength and power by equipping and training (flesh and muscles), and we've been covering them, defending them, making them whole and teaching integrity (skin). But the Lord is saying there's really not breath in it.

Now this word "breath" is ruach, which means "the breath of God". It's the same word where God "breathed" (ruach) and caused His life to come (Psalms 33:6). Ruach is spiritual breath, it's the Spirit of God coming into us. It's not literal air coming into us, it's the Spirit of God. So, when He says there's no breath in them, the spirit part seems to be missing. And I argued with God and said, "We're not like that, we have lots of spirit. We've felt the Spirit move, worship was great..." But that's what God keeps saying to me, and frankly I was a bit confused. (Photo via Unsplash)

Then the Lord said, "I didn't blame Ezekiel, he did exactly what I told him to do. Don't get stuck because you don't see everything that you expected. It's time for a second wind." As I was digesting that, something occurred to me, at our 2016 Watchman Intercessory Assembly event we had Cindy Jacobs, Barbara Yoder and Dutch Sheets. I remembered they said some very interesting things.

Barbara said, "I understand this is the time of birthing a new prophetic movement here at CI. The greatest years you ever had and more miracles." Then later Cindy said, "It's time for CI to go to a new prophetic level with power and authority. And more miracles than we have ever seen." And finally, Dutch Sheets said, "God is releasing a new prophetic mantle on CI. It will cause us to be 'wind people'. And you will be like eagles that will lock into the wind of God and soar over the storms with greater authority as you enter into the new wind of God." Bishop also declared at this event that a second wave of the prophetic was coming to CI.

Putting Breath into the Bodies

I went back to Ezekiel, where we left them with no breath in them. Visualize the valley of dry bones, then the bones come together creating skeletons, then they start being fleshed out and then skin. So, they are lying in the field, looking like regular folks—equipped. They're ready, they're strong, and they have everything they need, they're just not moving. So then, in verse 9, after there was no breath in them, "He said to me, 'Prophesy to the breath [RUACH], prophesy [Navi], son of man, and say to the breath [ruach—meaning Spirit of God; the in-spirited Word of God]...'" Here God is telling Ezekiel to "prophesy to My Spirit, not only to My Spirit but prophesy to the inspired word (breath) that I already gave you." I interpret it this way: "Prophesy to your prophecies."

Then He says in verse 9, "'Thus says the Lord God: "Come from the four winds [ruach], O breath, and breathe on these slain, that they may live."'" So, prophesy to the inspired word you have, and say to them, "come alive" because up until now it's been killing you. These bones were slain. These weren't just random people that died. This was a group of people who were defeated. They were slain, like an army that lost a battle. And they're being restored, re-equipped and now He's saying: "Prophesy to what I inspired you with the last time."

So, Ezekiel prophesies exactly what God told him to do again, "...and breath [ruach] came into them, and they lived, and stood upon their feet, an exceedingly great army" (Ezekiel 37:10). Up until this moment, they were not on their feet. Now they're on their feet, but not just on their feet, now they're an exceeding, great army! Just think about that for a minute. The word RUACH (the voice of God, the Spirit of God, the enlivening breath of God) is also translated as "the violent exhale of courage, like a war cry". It can also mean the Holy Spirit itself empowering something. It also gets translated as "prophecy". It's also translated as imparting a warlike energy, a power of endowing man with special gifts.

"Ruach is spiritual breath, it's the Spirit of God coming into us. It's not literal air coming into us, it's the Spirit of God."

Prophesy to the breath of God—the ruach—the inspired words He's given you. Those things He has equipped you with and the warlike energy He's made for you. Prophesy to that, and it will not only bring life, but a stand-up anointing that will make you into an army! Not a mob, not a congregation, but an army! The Hebrew word for army here is "chayil", it's usually interpreted as army but also means strength, wealth and riches.

Army, Rise Up!

So, here's what's happening: Ezekiel has prophesied, the word of God comes, and all the bones come together. They've been equipped, covered, defended and prepared, except they're not moving the way they need to move yet, or at all. I don't like the idea of that is where we are now. We've been equipping, preparing, making strong, putting together, assembling together all those people and now we want to be an army.

We're in the next phase. We're in the next wind. You know when you need the second wind is when you run out of breath. When the breath has been expelled and you don't know where the next breath is coming from. That second wind is here and here's how it works: you prophesy to the first wind and you say, "Come alive! Come alive and empower us to stand up like an army!" How do you stand up like an army? When joining an army, we say you become a part of the service. A person in the army is called a serviceman, because when you're a soldier you're a servant who's willing to lay down his life. Not a regular servant, but a special servant willing to give their life. We're called to serve as well. We even call our gatherings services, because we're here to serve.

Is that why people come to your church? Do they come to be aligned, equipped, empowered and covered—are they coming to serve as well? Because once they're fully fleshed out and fully covered, there has to be a new charge, a new enlivenment, a new prophecy to the breath, to the ruach, to the inspiration—all by the power of the Spirit of God.

To say it again: let the four winds blow on us so that we are not only prepared, but we actually rise up as an army. Because an army doesn't look like a group, it has purpose. It has mission. If you're an army, your purpose is to invade the enemy. An army is offensive by nature, if you're on defense, you're losing. If we want to see territory taken we have to put boots on the ground. When our congregations come and all they get is equipped and they never come alive to their purpose, then they're just bodies—looking good but just lying around.

The Second Wind

The second wind is the one that charges us. When we start prophesying and saying, "God, You said in the last prophecy, the breath is coming that we would be alive. Now we say: breath, make us alive! Stand us up like an army so that we can execute Your judgment in the world."

I believe that we're coming into that next wave, that next level, that next second wind. You've been hearing us say to believe what God has already said. Do you believe it, can you expect it, and can you charge it? He's saying, "Prophesy to My Word, prophesy to My Spirit. Speak life and breathe into those people you've been equipping so they are sent ones with the Word of God in their mouths like an army." We are here to take territory and everything we've done in the prophetic since the prophetic movement began, I believe, has been preparation for this very day! We've been equipping a bunch of people. We've been putting flesh on them and skin on them, and getting them ready and they look good. They've been practicing, they're ready to go, but now we need to say, "Rise up like an army!" (Photo via Unsplash)

We need to go to battle but the problem is, weren't we slain last time? The bones were, and yet the breath of God comes, the ruach, and the prophet says:

"Come alive! Everything that you have purpose to be and do, come alive! Everything that failed in the last season, come alive! Every place you walked and didn't make it, come alive! Every door that didn't open, come alive! Army arise. Arise in this day! Come alive! Let the Spirit come upon you, let the breath of God flow over you! Come alive in this day, it's the second wind! It's the second wind of the prophetic. It's coming alive right now! Prophesy to the Spirit, prophesy to the Word, prophesy to your destiny, and come alive! Come alive! Come alive! We are the army of God and right now I declare it! The second wind is blowing! I prophesy come alive, ruach, I speak to it, be alive! Every defeat, be a victory! Destiny and purpose go forth like an army to conquer territory in the name of Jesus."

I believe this message, I feel it. And what is most poignant to me is what it means for the emerging generation. As much as we want life, we also want to enliven the next generations. We don't want them ever to be dry bones. We want them to be the army that fights battles and sees victories! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Dr. Tim Hamon
Christian International

Dr. Tim Hamon wants those he influences to succeed. As an instructor, author and international keynote speaker, Dr. Tim equips leaders to hear God's voice and change their world. With a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, leadership is Dr. Tim's way of life. Dr. Tim's leadership style believes the best of others, empowers proactive responsibility, and celebrates the value of each team member. Dr. Tim leads in Christian education as the President of Christian International School of Theology. He serves on the Executive Team for Christian International Apostolic Network, and on the Pastoral Team of his local assembly: Vision Church @ Christian International.

Dr. Tim lives in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida with his wife Karen. His appreciation for wit and her love of laughter keep them young and entertaining. They have four children (two married) and five grandchildren, all of whom serve the Lord.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

"Billy Graham's Passing Releases the Double Portion of the Elisha Anointing!" Lana Vawser, Brisbane, Australia

What a Man!

Billy Graham, what a man! What a hero of the faith! What an inspiration to so many, myself included. What a powerful legacy of a life lived yielded to Jesus, changed by the power of the Gospel, marked by the love of Jesus! He changed the world with Jesus. I can only imagine the reception he received in Heaven! To quote Rick Joyner, "He ran well and he finished well. He has finished his course." Our prayers are with his family today.

I knew this day would come and I knew the significance in the earth that this day would hold. Two years ago, over the span of two months, the Lord took me into encounters and dreams regarding what would be heralded and released on the earth beginning with the passing of Billy Graham.

I knew this would be the day to release this prophetic word. I won't be sharing all the details of the dreams and encounters in this word, but I feel strongly to release the decrees that were released to me in the first dream.

Double Portion of the Elisha Anointing

Two years ago, I had a dream and the Lord told me that the time was coming soon where Billy Graham would be called home. In this particular dream, I was invited into Billy Graham's house. The atmosphere was full of purity, humility, integrity, character and strength. The atmosphere of his home testified to the incredible impact of his ministry and an example of what can take place in the world through a yielded life to Jesus.

"The Lord was clearly showing He was inviting His people into a deeper place of humility, character and holiness. Not in "striving", but in yieldedness."

There was also another testimony that was almost booming in the atmosphere. There was a loud testimony of a man who lived with such character, such solidarity, such devotion to Jesus with no compromise – not moving from truth and living a life of humility, integrity and purity of heart. I remember standing in his house in this dream and being overcome by the purity and integrity Billy carried.

At the end of this dream, a prophetic decree was made: "When Billy Graham dies, a DOUBLE PORTION of the Elisha anointing will be released upon the earth!"

Now it came about when they had crossed over, that Elijah said to Elisha, "Ask what I shall do for you before I am taken from you." And Elisha said, "Please, let a double portion of your spirit be upon me." (2 Kings 2:9)

As we see from Scripture, Elisha's ministry was filled with signs and miracles, prophetic warnings, prophetic decrees and proclamations. Also, this decree was made TWICE in my dream – and two represents "witness" and "testimony". As this decree was made the atmosphere was electric. That is the only way I can describe it. It was electric with the power of the Holy Spirit decreeing the end of an era and the beginning of a NEW ERA – the ERA of the GREATEST HARVEST AND MOVE OF THE SPIRIT upon the earth that we had EVER seen.

The Anointing of Billy Graham Falling on a Generation of People

This decree heralded a time coming to the earth of great increase of signs, wonders and miracles unlike anything we have ever seen that would accompany the pure proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is a great awakening and returning to the beauty, power and simplicity of the Gospel to usher in an incredible harvest of souls. It's awakening not only the evangelists, but awakening the fire of evangelism within the hearts of all Believers. It's the anointing of Billy Graham falling upon a generation of people. The decree established such a branding over this new era that the signs, wonders and miracles that would accompany the proclamation of the Word of God, would be UNPRECEDENTED.

This will be a significant shift. A time of a greater increase of the mantle of evangelism is being released onto the earth. We will see a great harvest, a harvest that will come from every direction – the bountiful harvest! That time is now upon us. A new era! The changing of the guards. A DOUBLE PORTION released upon the earth! MUCH is going to be released by the hand of the Lord from this moment on. We have been in a season of awakening, acceleration and seeing the Lord move, but the shift has begun to now see the glory of God cover the earth in tangible increased ways.

Increase of the Revelation of Righteousness in Christ

A significant increase has already begun on the revelation of righteousness in Christ prior to Billy Graham's death. The fire of God's love is going to significantly increase from this day on – releasing the FRUIT AND TRUTH of our righteousness in Christ. This will bring a revival and a returning to the revelation of the message of the Gospel. Condemnation, shame, guilt is going to fall off the Body of Christ in significant ways and many in the Body of Christ will encounter Jesus and the Gospel message in such a new and fresh way, that they will feel like they have been saved for the first time all over again. Scales that have blinded eyes to the truth of their righteousness in Christ and lies caging the heart, will suddenly be healed by the revelation of Jesus and His death at Calvary and His resurrection. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

"For God made the only One who did not know sin to become sin for us, so that we who did not know righteousness might become the righteousness of God through our union with Him." (2 Corinthians 5:21 The Passion Translation)

"So now the case is closed. There remains no accusing voice of condemnation against those who are joined in life-union with Jesus, the Anointed One."(Romans 8:1 The Passion Translation)

Increase of the Prophetic Mantle

There was a significant shift and increase of the prophetic mantle upon the earth with Billy Graham passing onto glory. There will be a significant increase in eyes to see – vision for what the Lord is doing and releasing upon the earth. There will be a double portion increase of the SEER ANOINTING upon the earth (2 Kings 6:17). The Seer anointing increase upon the Body of Christ is to see in the spirit and into the reality of Heaven, so it can be decreed upon the earth. This will bring healing, restoration, peace, realignment, and unprecedented demonstrations of the power of God in signs, wonders and miracles. We will see a greater increase of the prophets SEEING and DECREEING the ways of God and teaching the Body of Christ in the WAYS OF GOD!

The Lord heralded that this significant increase would be released at the passing of Billy Graham. There will also be a significant increase of the favor of God upon many prophets to be voices in the world that will cause the world to turn their heads, to listen, to admire and to seek the wisdom of God. We have already seen this happening, but it is about to significantly shift and increase.

Purity, Integrity, Humility and Character to Carry the Increase

This first dream I had clearly showed the increase being released at Billy's passing and the mantles that would be released upon the earth. Yet, there was also a strong sense in me to not just chase after a mantle for the sake of wanting the "mantle of Billy Graham", but this was an invitation from the Lord to look at how Billy stewarded his life and ministry to SUSTAIN the anointing God released upon him. I sensed strongly that the Lord was looking for those who were walking in the purity, integrity, humility and character that was displayed by the fruit of Billy Graham's life.

The Lord is looking for those who can carry the major harvest season we have moved into and the double portion being released now upon the earth. The Lord's heart in the dream was burning with love to prepare His people to carry what He is going to release.

There was a STRONG emphasis on HUMILITY in the dream. The place of humility is the yielded place. It's saying, "You are God, I am not." It's the place of purity that takes no glory for themselves, but all glory is given to Jesus – in a purity and devotion to Jesus to see Him glorified and His Kingdom extended. Pride will hinder and get in the way of what God wants to do in this new era. In this dream, pride and arrogance was hindering a mighty move of the Spirit of God.

"The atmosphere was full of purity, humility, integrity, character and strength. The atmosphere of his home testified to the incredible impact of his ministry and an example of what can take place in the world through a yielded life to Jesus."

"No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God." (Micah 6:8)

"But He continues to pour out more and more grace upon us. For it says, God resists you when you are proud but continually pours out grace when you are humble." (James 4:6 The Passion Translation)

The Lord was clearly showing that He was inviting His people into a deeper place of humility, character and holiness. Not in "striving" but in yieldedness. As I have taken time to sit with the Lord, the Spirit of God has been whispering to me, "With the passing of Billy Graham, now shall be seen a great increase in the revival of HOLINESS in My people. An increase of the wave of repentance upon My people, a deep cleansing and purification to move forward with Me into this season of DOUBLE PORTION harvest and anointing with greater fruit of humility and character."

The invitation released in this first dream two years ago is the invitation He has been releasing in this season. God is inviting His people to participate as we move into the greatest move of the Spirit of God we have seen upon the earth.

"Then if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from Heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land." (2 Chronicles 7:14)

As we embrace the ways of God and the fire of God, inviting the Spirit of God to continue to work in our lives to mold our character and bring us deeper into the place of humility, integrity and holiness, we will see the Kingdom of God extended and Jesus receive His full reward.

God is using the life of Billy Graham to demonstrate and communicate many things. Billy's life was one that SUSTAINED the move of God through him. God entrusted him with much, and he could carry it. The Holy Spirit is building a people who are saying "YES" to be able to SUSTAIN the increase He is now releasing.

Don't Try to Box This New Move of God

The Lord showed me in this dream that we must cry out for Him to come on His terms and in His ways. We, as God's people, are not to attempt to "box" in this new move of the Spirit of God upon the earth by our preconceived ideas, agendas, fears, or even what we have seen before. We are to stand before Him in purity of heart crying out, "We want YOU on YOUR terms. We want the move of the Holy Spirit on YOUR TERMS and we won't stand in the way. We yield, we surrender, we invite You to come and pour out, move, shake, increase and bring in the harvest in YOUR WAY!" (Photo via Flickr)

In the words of Billy Graham: "I don't need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation." A new day has dawned! A new era has begun! This is a significant moment in history. The passing of Billy Graham into glory marks a very significant shift in the spirit, in the earth, and in the Body of Christ. What God is now releasing is SO weighty, SO strategic, and SO significant. He's looking for the FRESH YES and YIELDEDNESS to Him.

"The harvest is HUGE and RIPE! But there are not enough harvesters to bring it all in. As you go, plead with the Owner of the Harvest to thrust out many more reapers to harvest his grain." (Matthew 9:21 The Passion Translation emphasis mine)

Billy, we love you! We honor you! We thank you for a life well lived, a race run well. You finished strong and well. We celebrate your life, we thank you for the example you were to the world for Jesus and the way you represented Him. Your reward is great! You will be greatly missed on this earth, but we know all of Heaven is applauding you and the Lord has said, "Well done, good and faithful servant." We have willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation. Thank you for your legacy! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Lana Vawser
Lana Vawser Ministries

Lana Vawser is an active member of the Australian Prophetic Council and releases prophetic words for the Body of Christ and nations, and is featured regularly on The Elijah List and in Charisma Magazine. She is also an itinerant preacher and revivalist who is traveling regularly with her family, seeing powerful moves of God. Lana has a strong, prophetic voice and has a heart to see the Body of Christ develop deep intimacy with Jesus and actively hear His voice each day. She also has a heart to see people set free and walk in all that Jesus has purchased for them as they carry Christ into their world each day, awakened to His nature and who they are in Him. Lana is married to Kevin, and they are living in Brisbane, Australia, with their two sons.

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"An Angel Named 'Movement' is Here" Fiorella Giordano, Lindale, TX

The "Movement" is Here!

As I was sitting in the presence of the Lord a few days ago, I heard Him whisper, "The warring angel named Movement is here. He treads his feet, waking. All is waking. Believe Me now, for tomorrow is here. And it will be said, 'It all began quickly.'"

As I heard these words, I knew instantly there was a high level angelic assignment released to deal with the delay of the last 7 years. It's an angelic assignment with great authority like we have not seen before. It's being sent to deal with opposition in the highest levels.

"And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter's side and woke him up, saying 'Get up quickly!' And his chains fell of his hands." (Acts 12:7)

In prayer, I could discern the presence of this angel, the thunder of His movement, and the strength and authority in what he struck. This angel will release movement over many dimensions – even on the quantum level. Movement over time, movement to roll the stone from graves, movement over situations, movement over promises, and movement over destinies. Movement to birth and release Kingdom movements.

"Your dead will live; their corpses will rise. You who lie in the dust, awaken and shout for joy, for your dew is as the dew of the dawn, and the earth will give birth to the departed spirits." (Isaiah 26:19)

The Unstoppable Action

I prophesy now for the "unstoppable action" of the Kingdom of God to come into the plans, purposes and will of God, and to come into the administration of the fullness of time here on earth as it is in Heaven. Movement is here. Movement is here with the mandate to awaken.

Let's awaken out of sleep, out of prisons, out of old mindsets, and out of old wineskins. Awaken into a new creative code. Awaken into the greater works. Awaken into the reality of a new creation. Awaken America. Awaken chosen generation, mind, soul and spirit. Awaken! For the Spirit of the Lord has decreed an eternal decree: Move, move, move! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Fiorella Giordano
8th Ocean - Sound & Love in Motion

Fiorella Giordano is a speaker, worship leader, poet, and creative. She functions as Seer, discerning the destiny of different spheres of society, especially Media, Music, Art, Technology, Science, and Government. She carries deep insight into times and seasons and their dispensations over this generation, movements, spheres, and nations. She had a season of angelic visitations in 2011 that marked her life with deep understanding concerning sound, the realms of eternity, creation, and abundant life. Her deepest desire is to see this earth transformed by the manifestation of the resurrection and life of Jesus, expressed in its renewed nature as a new creation. She currently resides in East Texas.


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Friday, February 23, 2018

"Don't Let These 3 Dream Killers Delay Your Destiny" Amber Picota, Winchester, VA

There's no doubt about it. You have a calling on your life. Whether you know it or not, God wants to use you in a significant way. For those of you who do know what God has called you to do, maybe you've made plans, or have begun to prepare for all the ways God wants to use you to change the world and reveal His love.

Dream Killers

If you have begun to prepare or step out in any way, perhaps you've already met some of these nasty little dream killers. Perhaps becoming familiar with the top 3 dream killers will help us push through and achieve our goals like never before!

1. Perfectionism

Perfectionism is a sneaky little dream killer that will tell you that God demands perfection of His people. It will try to tell you that things have to be "just right" before you can step out into what God has called you to do. Perfectionism has this perfect, nonexistent, clean and sanitized picture of the way things are supposed to be, and it will try to force you to strive for that picture.

In reality, ministry is messy, wild and unpredictable. There will never be a perfect time, and the picture that perfectionism tries to convince you to strive for doesn't even exist. Even the most successful authors, ministers, preachers, and business people will tell you that perfectionism is a liar.

The longer you hold out for things to be perfect, the more time ticks by without you following that dream that God has placed inside of you. If you're genuinely concerned about being out of season, check out this article: Determining the Timing and Season of Your Prophetic Word.

2. Procrastination

Procrastination is a close cousin to that other dream killer we just mentioned, perfectionism. Procrastination comes loaded down with excuses about why today isn't the right day to fill out that form for your passport, not the right day to make that appointment, read that book, enroll in that class, record that video, and write that book, etc.

Procrastination tries to say, "Oh well, you don't have the money or the time." I will remind you though, because you're a problem solver, you can create a plan to fund-raise for the money; and you can rearrange your schedule to where you have time to say yes to what God is leading you to do. Any excuse that procrastination tries to throw your way, God has a divine strategy for you to overcome. Just ask!

Procrastination tries to tell you that you should be afraid of failure and afraid of making a choice. Failure is not the end. Failure only really comes when you give up. Procrastination can cause you to miss opportunities that you should have snagged while you had the chance.

3. People Pleasing

People pleasing is probably the biggest bully of all the potential dream killers. People pleasing tries to tell us that we need people to like us and approve of our choices. People pleasing will often keep us from stepping out into what God has called us to do, because we are so worried that someone won't like it. People pleasing wants us to try to make everyone happy. I can guarantee you that whatever God has called you to do will not make everyone happy.

If you want to follow the call of God on your life, eventually you will have to upset and disappoint some people. That's just the way it is. Not everyone wants to see you walk into your calling, and some people will never understand it.

Send These Dream Killer Packing!

These 3 dream killers don't stand a chance. You have all authority, given to you by God. Don't let these 3 liars cause you to be afraid. You are who God says you are. You are called, for such a time as this. You are a world changer. Send these 3 dream killers packing when they attempt to knock on your door! (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)

Be blessed!

Amber Picota
Co-Pastor Streams of Life Church

Amber Picota is an anointed minister and preacher, as well as teacher, who inspires and lights up the room. Whenever Amber goes anywhere to preach, teach, minister or speak, you will often find her moving the congregation to laugh, cry, take notes and be deeply stirred up in their spirits.


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