Tuesday

Lord, you know everything there is to know about me. You perceive every movement of my heart and soul, and you understand my every thought before it even enters my mind. You are so intimately aware of me, Lord. You read my heart like an open book and you know all the words I’m about to speak before I even start a sentence! You know every step I will take before my journey even begins.

You’ve gone into my future to prepare the way, and in kindness you follow behind me to spare me from the harm of my past.

With your hand of love upon my life, you impart a blessing to me. This is just too wonderful, deep, and incomprehensible! Your understanding of me brings me wonder and strength. (Psa 139:1)

So many awesome truths here. Enjoy your Papà. X

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Friday – 20/11/15

…GOD met me more than halfway, he freed me from my anxious fears… Never hide your feelings from him. When I was desperate, I called out, and GOD got me out of a tight spot. GOD ’s angel sets up a circle of protection around us while we pray…


Blessed are you who run to him… Guard your tongue… no more lying through your teeth. Turn your back on sin; do something good… GOD keeps an eye on his friends, his ears pick up every moan and groan… Is anyone crying for help? GOD is listening, ready to rescue you. 


If your heart is broken, you’ll find GOD right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath. Disciples so often get into trouble; still, GOD is there every time… no one who runs to him loses out. (Psalm‬ ‭34:1)

Papà says: “Read and absorb my words Child of Mine, they’re given in love as food, healing and nourishment for your soul.”

X

Monday – 28/9/15

…Here’s the story I’ll tell my friends when they come to worship, and punctuate it with Hallelujahs: Shout Hallelujah, you God-worshipers; give glory, you sons of Jacob; adore him, you daughters of Israel. He has never let you down, never looked the other way when you were being kicked around. He has never wandered off to do his own thing; he has been right there, listening.
Here in this great gathering for worship I have discovered this praise-life. And I’ll do what I promised right here in front of the God-worshipers. Down-and-outers sit at GOD ’s table and eat their fill. Everyone on the hunt for God is here, praising him. “Live it up, from head to toe. Don’t ever quit!”
From the four corners of the earth people are coming to their senses, are running back to GOD. Long-lost families are falling on their faces before him. GOD has taken charge; from now on he has the last word.
All the power-mongers are before him —worshiping! All the poor and powerless, too —worshiping! Along with those who never got it together —worshiping! Our children and their children will get in on this As the word is passed along from parent to child. Babies not yet conceived will hear the good news— that God does what he says. (Psalm‬ ‭22:22)
Believe it Child of God – and live. X

Sunday – 27/9/15

You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by GOD. You’re blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. That’s right—you don’t go off on your own; you walk straight along the road he set. You, GOD, prescribed the right way to live; now you expect us to live it. Oh, that my steps might be steady, keeping to the course you set; Then I’d never have any regrets in comparing my life with your counsel. I thank you for speaking straight from your heart; I learn the pattern of your righteous ways. I’m going to do what you tell me to do; don’t ever walk off and leave me. (Psalm‬ ‭119:1)
…I’ve banked your promises in the vault of my heart so I won’t sin myself bankrupt. Be blessed, GOD; train me in your ways of wise living. I’ll transfer to my lips all the counsel that comes from your mouth; I delight far more in what you tell me about living than in gathering a pile of riches. I ponder every morsel of wisdom from you, I attentively watch how you’ve done it. I relish everything you’ve told me of life, I won’t forget a word of it. (Psalm‬ ‭119:11)
Your Heavenly Papà loves you. X

Thursday – 24/9/15

No doubt about it! God is good— good to good people, good to the good-hearted. But I nearly missed it, missed seeing his goodness. I was looking the other way, looking up to the people At the top, envying the wicked who have it made, Who have nothing to worry about, not a care in the whole wide world.
Pretentious with arrogance, they wear the latest fashions in violence, Pampered and overfed, decked out in silk bows of silliness. They jeer, using words to kill; they bully their way with words. They’re full of hot air, loudmouths disturbing the peace. People actually listen to them—can you believe it? Like thirsty puppies, they lap up their words.
What’s going on here? Is God out to lunch? Nobody’s tending the store. The wicked get by with everything; they have it made, piling up riches. I’ve been stupid to play by the rules; what has it gotten me? A long run of bad luck, that’s what— a slap in the face every time I walk out the door.
If I’d have given in and talked like this, I would have betrayed your dear children. Still, when I tried to figure it out, all I got was a splitting headache . . . Until I entered the sanctuary of God. Then I saw the whole picture: The slippery road you’ve put them on, with a final crash in a ditch of delusions. In the blink of an eye, disaster! A blind curve in the dark, and—nightmare! We wake up and rub our eyes. . . . Nothing. There’s nothing to them. And there never was.
When I was beleaguered and bitter, totally consumed by envy, I was totally ignorant, a dumb ox in your very presence. I’m still in your presence, but you’ve taken my hand. You wisely and tenderly lead me, and then you bless me.
You’re all I want in heaven! You’re all I want on earth! When my skin sags and my bones get brittle, GOD is rock-firm and faithful. Look! Those who left you are falling apart! Deserters, they’ll never be heard from again. But I’m in the very presence of GOD — oh, how refreshing it is! I’ve made Lord GOD my home. GOD, I’m telling the world what you do! ‭‭(Psalm‬ ‭73:1)
Just too good to edit. Enjoy while you let Papà speak to you. X

Father, have mercy on Zimbabwe.

From our brother Tristan …

In case you’re wondering how the Church in general in Zimbabwe, Zambia are praying the situation in Zimbabwe, here are some prayer points sent to by Langton Gatsi, a spiritual father in Zimbabwe.

We’ve been praying Psalm 93-99 for Zimbabwe.

Join us in earnest prayer for my nation Zimbabwe.

Issued on 6 June by Jericho Walls Prayer Network
info@jwipn.com / http://www.jwipn.com

It is for years now that the nation of Zimbabwe is going through severe turmoil. The people of
this nation are in one of the worst humanitarian crises known to the world – famine, as well as
threatened by a political time bomb. On 27 June, 2008, they will have another round of elections
to vote for president. There are rumours and reports of a lot of atrocities committed in this
nation. The solution to this nation’s problems is not political, social, economical or
humanitarian, but the solution is spiritual. Over the past few years many people prayed and are
still praying that God will intervene in this nation’s struggle. Now is the time that we must
express our faith that God is in control and that He does answer prayer. Let us, as never before,
again cry out to God to have mercy and let us trust Him.

Mar 11:23 Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the
sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will
be done for him.

“I confess and believe that the Triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit, is sovereing and rules
from heaven and is in control over Zimbabwe!”
Psa 47:8 God reigns over the nations; God sits on his holy throne.
Jer 10:7 Who would not fear you, O King of the nations? For this is your due; for among all the
wise ones of the nations and in all their kingdoms there is none like you.

“I confess and believe that God sees and responds to everything that happens in Zimbabwe!”
Psa 2:1-4 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth set
themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed,
saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.” He who sits in the
heavens laughs; the Lord holds them in derision.
Psa 33:13-15 The LORD looks down from heaven; he sees all the children of man; from where he sits
enthroned he looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth, who fashions the hearts of them all
and observes all their deeds.
Gen 16:13 So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she
said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.”

“I confess and believe that God has a purpose and a plan for Zimbabwe!”
Act 14:16 In past generations he allowed all the nations to walk in their own ways.
Act 17:26-27 And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the
earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they
should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is
actually not far from each one of us.
Isa 14:26 This is the purpose that is purposed concerning the whole earth, and this is the hand
that is stretched out over all the nations.

“I confess and believe that God answers prayer!”
Isa 41:17 When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with
thirst, I the LORD will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.
Isa 58:9-10 Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer; you shall cry, and he will say, ‘Here
I am.’ If you take away the yoke from your midst, the pointing of the finger, and speaking
wickedness, if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then
shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.
Matt.7:7 Keep on asking and it will be given to you.

“I confess and believe that God will bring salvation!”
Psa 42:11 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God;
for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.
Psa 79:9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for
our sins, for your name’s sake!

“I confess and believe that God wants the wicked to repent and turn to Him!”
Eze 18:23 Have I any pleasure in the death of the wicked, declares the Lord GOD, and not rather
that he should turn from his way and live?

“I confess and believe that the lives of the righteous are in God’s hand and that He controls life
and death!”
Job 12:10 In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind.

“I confess and believe that justice will come to Zimbabwe!”
Luk 18:7 And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay
long over them?

“I confess and believe that God’s mercy will triumph over judgment!”
Jas 2:13 For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over
judgment.

“I confess and believe that forgiveness is available for every sin of Zimbabwe!”
Eph 1:7 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according
to the riches of his grace,
Luk 24:46-47 and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the
third day rise from the dead, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in
his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

“I confess and believe that light will overcome darkness!”
Joh 1:4-5 In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness,
and the darkness has not overcome it.

“I confess and believe that God loves the people of Zimbabwe!”
Rom 8:35-39 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or
persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are
being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these
things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor
life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor
depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in
Christ Jesus our Lord.

“I confess and believe that the church in Zimbabwe will bring glory to the Name of Jesus!”
Mat 16:18 And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates
of hell shall not prevail against it.

“I confess and believe that help is available right now at the throne of grace in this hour of
Zimbabwe’s need!”
Heb 4:16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy
and find grace to help in time of need.

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, have mercy on Zimbabwe!