But we can so easily be led astray 2 Corinthians As believers we must understand this message about the eternal. The urgency around us screams for our attention. We can no longer say that what is coming on the world is just a bad dream. This is the hour where the Lord is asking us to rise up to our true calling.
He wants us to shake off the lies and be all that He intended for us to be at this hour. He wants us to set our minds and hearts on things above.
Only then can He truly use us to the fullest extent for His glory. With an eternal perspective:. This is an invitation for all of us to come into a new dimension of being. We need to evaluate all of our earthly activities from an eternal perspective.
Joy is found not in half-hearted commitment, but when we go all the way for God. I am evaluating everything I do. Show me what areas in my life that need change before that final day. Running to answer my doorbell to get a new computer for writing, I slipped on my top step and fell all the way down the stairs, landing at the bottom in a heap. My husband quickly drove me to the emergency, and I ended up in the hospital with a broken wrist and heel. I was in a wheelchair for months with a cast on my foot and leg, and one on my arm. From a human viewpoint, it made no sense at all.
During that time I had a lot of time to think. I thought about life. I thought about what was important. I thought about eternity. Through this unfortunate circumstance God turned personal tragedy and loss into blessing and joy, because He gave me an eternal perspective that changed everything. God is conforming us to His image, and we will not be disappointed. Everything on earth is preparation for the age to come. We have an eternal destiny. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.
There are moments in life when everything changes. And I believe this is a prophetic picture the Holy Spirit is using to encourage many.
God has anointed you to do something extraordinary for Him. And because of this, there will be times when it seems as though a mountain of opposition stands against you. Or spiritual warfare may threaten to overpower you.
That is the very moment you are poised for a miracle of deliverance. Have you ever wondered about the meaning of a prophetic insight, vision or dream from God? It may be a particular Bible verse He has brought to your attention. You know the Holy Spirit is conveying an important message to you.
The Building Materials Have Changed. Are you in pursuit of God and His will, and yet have felt as though your life, work or ministry has been out of kilter in some way?
If you sense you have been in a time of transition, be assured the Holy Spirit is releasing new strategies to you. It is time to lean forward, for you are on the verge of new discoveries. At that moment, I f. Perhaps you are experiencing some challenges. No matter what is happening, you can know without a shadow of a doubt that you are in the hands of a loving Father.
Whatever your dream; whatever has been prophesied over you—whatever the Holy Spirit has revealed to you concerning your destiny—with God, there is always more. Do You Hear the Sound? There is a prophetic sound going out to many; it is a call of the Holy Spirit.
You may hear it through a report or message that stirs your heart. It may come through something you read or see. It could come in a dream, or an encounter with God. And in that moment, you experience a Divine collision. The sound of the destiny God has created you for, has reached you. It has touched your heart and you will never be the same.
Master Key to Growing in the Prophetic: The Prophetic is a Person! This is because the word prophetic is technically an adjective, i.
And this is also true of the New Testament Greek. It is a lever and stick that connects to the rudder, which directs the boat to turn left or right. How to Make the Most of Them. Daily prophetic words are becoming increasingly popular, and short-form media such as Instagram and Twitter have made them easily accessible. Many of these daily prophetic words are written to a wide audience, but are addressed in a personal way, as though they are a word to you. A prophetic insight can be a timely word from God to strengthen us, and give our faith a much-needed boost.
God is Healing Your Viewpoint. One of the joys and challenges of being prophetic, is that we carry a dream of what we see God doing in the future. In the meantime, we find ourselves in a gap.
And I am giving you courage to dream again! Your Father Sees the Completed Picture When you have a prophetic perspective, you not only believe w. He is Coming to You as Fire. There are times when God comes softly, and there are times He comes as Fire. And I believe now is one of those times, for many of us who have been hungering for Him—a time when He says: You called for My fire.
Perhaps there is a situation coming to mind right now. May it be on earth as it is in heaven! I wish you were either one or the other!
We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. At any moment, the fervency of the Spirit is available for us to tap into. Stir up your hunger for God and it will overflow into your prayer life. At Gethsemane Jesus cried out to God in fervent, heartfelt prayer. But his disciples could not stay awake. Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. The reality of the situation was now manifesting to Peter.
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Read more from Enliven Blog or sign to receive our weekly prophetic teaching updates at http: Thank you Helen for your encouraging words. Than you for your great article…. Yes it is just as with the shepherd boy David. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. I just want to acknowledge you for your commitment to the Lord and to nourishing His flock.