Waiting for Breakthrough


One of the hardest places to be is waiting for God to bring your victory to pass!! But ohhh ~~ what sweet power and knowledge you gain, to sustain you the rest of your life, when you have faithfully stood in trust that God would show up with a vengeance on your behalf...and you live to see it happen!! Once you have experienced the majestic, jaw-dropping intervention of the Holy Spirit in the midst of your trial ~~ You will never be the same!! David saw it, Moses saw it, Naomi saw it, Sarah saw it, Elijah saw it, Paul saw it, Peter saw it, Mary saw it and Job saw it... Job 42:5 "My ears had heard of you, but now my eyes have seen you."
If you will keep the faith when it looks impossible; if you will declare the Word over your circumstance; if you will dare to believe that God is Who He says He is and stand unwaveringly, trusting in His miracle working promise...He will come through for you. In His time. In His way. In His power.
Psalm 20:6 "Now this I know: The Lord gives victory to His anointed. He answers him from His heavenly sanctuary with the victorious power of His right hand."

Support From Heaven


God has promised His support from heaven. Everything we see is under His control. He appoints the day of justice and vindication. He will not let your trouble be prolonged beyond His purposes and He will complete the work He has begun. He knows the beginning from the end and there is no fallacy in His pronouncements. He is good and true. Samuel 22:33 "God is my strength and power, And He makes my way perfect." His heart is trustworthy and you are safe. God stands in defence of you. He has not missed the assault commenced against your borders, in fact, He monitors all that is pertinent with exacting attention to detail. Even as you watch the enemy encamp around you and darkness seems long through the storm, He is orchestrating the end of the matter and it will be unexpectedly astounding. The way God does victory is astonishing. You cannot guess the magnitude of it nor gauge the enormity of its ultimate reach. When God finishes what the enemy has started, the entire complication will end up being for your benefit. That which should have destroyed will embolden you. You will be a fearless warrior who knows and has seen with your own eyes the great exoneration of a formidable God. You will not be shaken again. God will not be mocked nor see His children left broken. What has come to decimate will soon be decimated. It will be dust in the wind. There will be no lasting pain and the conclusion of the trial will leave only the aroma of a Masterful God who intervened in the life of common man. What magnificent love is ours!!
1 Chronicles 29:11 "Yours, O Lord, is the greatness, The power and the glory, The victory and the majesty; For all that is in heaven and in earth is Yours; Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, And You are exalted as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, And You reign over all. In Your hand is power and might; In Your hand it is to make great And to give strength to all."

You've Got To Fight Before You See Victory


Victory comes after the fight. If you're in the fight...stand strong! You feel the fatigue, you bear the scars and you may not see how it will end, but you fight! You declare what is true, not what you see. You rise when you don't know where the strength will come from. You wipe the blood and the sweat from your brow and you defy the attack in Jesus name. The battle is the Lord's and your part is to do as it says in 1 Timothy 6:12 "Fight the good fight of faith..." Sometimes it's so intense the sword sticks to your hand. You grip the shield of faith for all your worth and you don't let go. You don't give up though others may. You don't let the enemy have a foothold to win. You trust, you speak the Word of God and having done all you stand and do not relent. The prophet spoke of one of David's valiant warriors in 2 Samuel 23:9-10 "And after him was Eleazar... one of the three mighty men with David when they defied the Philistines who were gathered there for battle, and the men of Israel had retreated. He arose and attacked the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand stuck to the sword. The Lord brought about a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to plunder." The way to victory is unrelenting faith...grip the Sword until the enemy sees it is of no value to continue the fight...you're battle cry is unstoppable.
May it be said of every one of us...no matter what it looks like, no matter the cost, no matter the advance of principalities of darkness...we fight until we see VICTORY! 2 Timothy 4:7 "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

Put Your Hope in God


If today is still the season when you sow with tears, hang on for what is ahead... God's promise is that you will reap a harvest of joy!! Bad times do not last.
I testify to the goodness of God and His faithfulness. Whatever has brought about your pain, will soon dry up and blow away in the wind. God restores, He renews, He resurrects and He returns all that was lost with double for the trouble.
Declare today your trust unwaveringly and be still as God orchestrates a massive victory on your behalf. Do not be as those who shrink back or lack faith in their powerful God. If you do not faint, if you do not give up... the restoration will bring your dreams to life and laughter will grace the walls of your home.
God doesn't do anything small... It's always jaw dropping!! Put your hope in God...

Go To God


Where do you go when you are facing a difficulty beyond your scope of understanding? When all seems lost and you wonder where your strength will come from...there is a powerful place that God has promised to those who will keep their faith in God. Psalms 71:3 "Be my strong refuge, to which I may resort continually. You have given the commandment to save me. You are my rock and my fortress." God has already given the commandment to save you from this trial. You need only to stand on your Rock of Ages! Run to your fortress of power, peace and hope. God's got your back and He knows exactly how this is going to turn out! You will laugh out loud at how God brings justice to your life.

Five Terrible Attacks!



  1. A terrifying situation will come against you in your life, presenting an enemy bigger than you expected. Goliath was 9 feet and 9 inches.  His armor weighed more than most of us could carry. He was formidable and horrifying. Your enemy will defy you and attempt to breed terror into your soul.  The threat is to take your life, your loved ones, steal your stuff, and destroy your destiny.  Greater men than you will be in distress at the plight.  “Goliath stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel… ‘This day I defy the armies of Israel! Give me a man and let us fight each other.’  On hearing the Philistine’s words, Saul and all the Israelites were dismayed and terrified.”
  2. Your position, countenance and experience will not be equal to the fight before you.  David was a sheepherder, delivering cheese to his brothers, among whom he was the youngest of eight.  You will be under-qualified for the task; the last person anyone thinks can handle the battle. However, a righteous indignation and resolve for justice will become an overriding passion in your heart? You will feel no choice but to stand up to the intolerable evil before you.  David was outraged, “Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?”
  3. Those closest to you, even your own family, will burn with anger and throw insults at your zeal to see the hand of God move miraculously in the fight.  Their cunning words will sting your heart and false accusation will leave you stunned.  David’s brothers questioned his ability, integrity and honor. They were offensive.   “Why have you come down here? And with whom did you leave those few sheep in the wilderness? I know how conceited you are and how wicked your heart is; you came down only to watch the battle.”  They attempted to silence and diminish his bravery.
  4. Others will try to fit you into their mold. They will give you armor that does not fit and weapons that are not suited to you. They will question your judgment and skill then insist you attempt victory their way.  Saul replied, “You are not able to go out against this Philistine and fight him; you are only a young man, and he has been a warrior from his youth … The king dressed David in his own tunic.”  David tried Saul’s armor on and finally he said, “I cannot go in these,” he said to Saul, “because I am not used to them.” 
  5. All of this distraction will give the enemy opportunity to move closer, get keener and more hostile.  He will hurl insults and slurs at you.  Threats to terrify you will increase.  I Samuel 17:41-44 says, Meanwhile, the Philistine, with his shield bearer in front of him, kept coming closer to David.  He looked David over and saw that he was little more than a boy, glowing with health and handsome, and he despised him.  He said to David, ‘Am I a dog, that you come at me with sticks?’ And the Philistine cursed David by his gods. ‘Come here,’ he said, ‘and I’ll give your flesh to the birds and the wild animals!’”  The enemy will undervalue your skill.


The end of the matter shall reveal that God is preparing a triumph to stagger the nation. You have in your hand the weapon He has trained you to war with.  What God taught you in the back forty when you faced the bear and the lion, will now season your warfare with courage and faith. You will rise to a level that surpasses the onslaught of the enemy. As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Your mouth will boldly and prophetically declare your full intention to take down the stronghold of evil.  Your hands will be the very ones, which God, Himself, will use to bring deliverance.   “David said to the Philistine, ‘You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.  This day the Lord will deliver you into my hands, and I’ll strike you down and cut off your head. This very day I will give the carcasses of the Philistine army to the birds and the wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel. All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.’”

With words that almost seem ridiculous to the onlookers who do not have faith for your victory…you will hurl the stone, launch the weapon of your warfare and by the hand of the Lord Almighty …  your giant will fall. According to your faith it shall be so.  You spoke in faith, the substance and evidence of that which you could not see and now by the power of God you will realize the enemy’s defeat -- headless and powerless. “So David triumphed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone; without a sword in his hand…” Remaining foes will scatter, those who once mocked you will celebrate your victory and promotion will come by miraculous means.  Upon seeing this mighty feat, Saul asked of David, “Whose son are you?”  So will be the question on everyone’s lips “Who are you and how did one so insignificant come to such great triumph?”  God will be praised and glorified in the attacks that lead to the your conquest.  

Regardless of five terrible attacks…
Your triumphant victory

Will be accomplished

Psalm 9


God has much to say about your enemy. He says they are defeated. They stumble and perish before you. Their very name is blotted out. They will be ensnared by the very net they hid for others. The memory of your enemy has perished and vanished. Ruin overtakes them. God will minister justice to the people who walk uprightly. He does not ignore the cries of the afflicted. In the end we recount with great joy the praises of our God and how He rescued us from evil. Psalm 9 contains it all...

SOS Note


I received another SOS note from someone going through the continued anguish of a long and trying time. I know that season. It feels like it will never end. David lamented heavily in Psalms 6:2-3 "Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint; heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony. My soul is in deep anguish. How long, Lord, how long?" I know this to be true.... At the end of a very difficult journey, is a very beautiful victory. You must stand firm. There is no shortcut. During the storm, we must declare out loud that God is more powerful than this circumstance. We must decide in the core of our being that we trust Him. We must put our hope in the power of Jesus and choose with great intention to focus every breath, every movement, every word, every thought to that end. The truth is ~ God is bigger than what we are going through. He is at work and we do not want this to be over until He says it is time. We must not circumvent His precision manifestation of glory until every last bit of gold has been purified in this fire. What we are going through is temporary; it will end. What we are gaining in this fight is eternal. Do not choose to lack the valour and courage it takes to press on in the face of great pain and disillusionment. In 2 Chronicles 15 there was massive trouble for the children of Israel and God said to a man named Asa, "The Lord is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you." In verse 4 it says, "But in their distress they turned to the Lord, the God of Israel, and sought him, and he was found by them... But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.” The work God is doing in our lives is for our good and for our promotion. We cannot gain the ranks of great men and women of God if we do not endure with brave resolution the tempest that rises against us. The reward will be as seen in its time. God has equipped you to endure. Having done all stand. The end of the matter will surpass all you could imagine or think. Faith pleases God.