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No Brass nor Glass

*{Two versions of this article have been downloaded below. Listed first is the revised-shorter, followed by initial longer option. When your 18 year old son likes your work it just seems right to add it. Right? 😚❤👑 So, we’ve added the full article for those who have a few more minutes to read. First, the shorter. }

For a writer, this may be strange to add here. It seems that reading some of these writings through speaking them will bring further clarity to the writings. I’m not sure why yet, but have two thoughts which keep coming to me.

1. There is an impartation/stregnthening which will come to you as you read this out loud.

2. The scripture came to mind, “Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in Your SIGHT, O Lord, my Rock and Redeemer.”

In fact Psalms 19 would be great to read before going into this writing…. 

Beautiful friends, enjoy!!!

Seamless Divide

He has not placed a brass or glass ceiling between Himself and us. No, He has not. That is not in His creation’s design. Instead, He ripped the honorable and defining veil between heaven and earth’s realities, making available to us every good and perfect thing. This accomplished, even as He the sustainer of life was ripped open on the cross; hanging between heaven and earth. He the Door, torn open for all to enter into the heavens of God. Heaven and earth now in a holy exchange.

Heaven and Earth: The reflection and the reflected.

Heaven and its furnishings, atmospheres, quality and levels of light and life, beings, land, fruit, saints, and above all its God-head is a realm immeasurable in splendor. It is our future home, and present day source of life.

Earth and its furnishings, atmospheres, quality and levels of light and life, beings, land, fruit, saints, and above all its God-head is a realm immeasurable and yet to be seen in all of its splendor. It is our present day home which came with the invitation for us to have dominion, bringing her back to the fullness of all she was intended to be.

Both – so different, so much the same. The lower intended to mirror the higher.

The breakthrough work of prayer, into the earth

What started this writing today?

You can imagine the most beautiful blue; dark in tone and brilliant blue in richness, right? This, to me today, is the colors of His attendance surrounding and within the earth and each of our homes. He is so near! Heaven’s goodness is available to all those who call on the name of the Lord. Heaven’s goodness is being poured down and will be received by those who say, “yes,” to such an extravagant gift from Father God.

This “blue” was He in attendance. If I can say it that way for a moment. I could see our prayers being heard and penetrating “the Substance of the Spirit” of our Provider. Jehovah Jireh? Yes, I think so. Each prayer was rising and landing in a “region” within Him, which carried the response and provision for that specified prayer. In turn the response and provision was released to earth from that portion of Himself.

Yes, when we pray there is not a glass nor brass ceiling. He is right there. Lift up your eyes recognizing the nearness of His presence- His reality. All that is Him is with us – right here.

“He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17

We know that all the answers and provision needed to bring fullness to what we have been given is within Christ. It is our place of dominion to seek, ask, and knock; receiving our portion of heaven. For heaven’s ingredient is waiting to take its place on earth.

“For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form; and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;” Col. 3: 9-10

The supply necessary for the building of heaven on earth, and God in us, is available from within our God. For it is He who has revealed the secret which declares, “…in HIM we have been made complete.”

When we pray our prayers go into Him; touching His heart, right where the answer awaits to be sent. He adores and is excited to be asked and to release heaven to earth for us. There is no brass or glass from God towards humankind.

Simple faith releases the building materials just in time to fulfill earth’s assignments. There truly is no glass nor brass between heaven and earth, but a living God inviting us into the richness of heaven’s realms and His realities.

“Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.” Luke 6:38

“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:33-34

Cheers to you as you look to ‘see’ Him; asking in faith, knowing that His intentional reaction and response is filled with joyful anticipation. Jesus, Thank You!!!

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As always, thank you for adding this reading into your calender…Your time and thoughts are valuable. Thank you for momentarily coming into my world.

much love,

briskilla

ps. My son liked the full article before I cut it in half. The longer version is below, for those who have a few more minutes to read …

Seamless Divide

He has not placed a brass or glass ceiling between Himself and us. No, He has not. That is not in His creation’s design. Instead, He ripped the honorable and defining veil between heaven and earth’s realities, making available to us every good and perfect thing. This accomplished even as He the sustainer of life was ripped open on the cross; hanging between heaven and earth. He the Door, torn open for all to enter into the heavens of God. Heaven and earth now in a holy exchange.

Heaven and its furnishings, atmospheres, quality and levels of light and life, beings, land, fruit, saints, and above all its God-head is a realm immeasurable in splendor. It is our future home, and present day source of life.

Earth and its furnishings, atmospheres, quality and levels of light and life, beings, land, fruit, saints, and above all its God-head is a realm immeasurable and yet to be seen in all of its splendor. It is our present day home which came with the invitation for us to have dominion, bringing her back to the fullness of all she was intended to be.

Both – so different so much the same. The lower intended to mirror the higher.

A Temporary Protective Vice, penetrable through the motive of the heart

The veil was once there as our protection. For entrance into the holiest place without the blood cleansing power would have been to our demise. What would humankind have created if the powers of heaven were accessible; apart from the family forum and Christ’s blood upon the mercy seat of heaven?

The answer to that is clear and found through the Old Testament scriptures. We would have created either through adoration and faithfulness to God (ie. Abel and his sacrifice) or intentionally or unbeknownst to us, “hell on earth.” We would have by faith and fun built with what was given to us as worship, or destroyed the loving intentions of God’s blueprints and DNA manifested within our own bodies, and that of the earth and it’s creatures. We would have created to honor God or into our dissolution, and often we did.

The perfect example of this is Genesis 6, where the sons of God came down to the daughters of man. The powers of heaven living within the sons of God, illegally in relation with the daughters of earth, created beings un-welcomed, unintended, and an abomination to God and His image in us, and to the well-being of humanity. Yes, the humanity known as God’s family – His people – the love of His life – His likeness. Heaven’s ingredients mixing with earth illegally, unholy, in an abominable way brought destruction to the earth. What was created outside of the blood of Jesus and His sustaining force was dark and void – illegal.

God loved the earth, and had no intention to destroy the earth; however, in no way would He allow humankind to continue down this road to further depravity – creating a world unrecognizable upon the architects table.

God is in the midst of us, His righteous ones will not be moved.

It is by Him and through Him that all things consist and are sustained.

He is all around us. We are in HIm.

Through the flood He grieved, destroying all that He loved along with all that was evil. Humankind, with dominion powers in hand created that which was illegal and destructive to the His family. He began again with a righteous seed known as Noah, his wife and sons.

Another example of creativity gone astray is found in Genesis 11. This history narrative speaks of the powerful gift God released into the earth. He gave all of humankind the same language. Language, an extra-ordinary unifying force. Such a gift has potential of creating endeavors with the option to either give God or ourselves a name. The people of the region chose to create a tower and city to bring to themselves a memorial, fame, glory, and a name defined. Again, heaven’s ingredients used apart from the grace and blood of Christ brought demise to a people unified through a God-given gift. A matter of the heart.

The intended place for the workings and creativity of God is within the realms of His presence. Individuals and groups of people alike experience the magnitude of His attendance. Working and creating within His reality breeds unimaginable and immeasurable delights of heaven’s skill producing beauty into the earth- awesome discoveries and inventions.

He spoke clearly to the Father of His family and said,

“I will bless you and make you great. He said to His people, “ The Lord your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you will be altogether joyful.” Deuteronomy 16:15

God said to Abraham, “Go forth from your country, and from your relatives and from your father’s house, to the land which I will show you; and I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and so you shall be a blessing; and I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse. An in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.” Genesis 12:1-3

Deuteronomy 15:10’s instruction is clear, offerings are one of those actions which releases the blessings of heaven to us. Enabling us to work with heaven on earth with success.

“You shall surely give to him, and your heart should not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the Lord your God will bless you in all your works and in all to which you put your hand.”

It is by working WITH God that the work of those in the days prior to the blood of Christ spilled, was blessed. Such a beautiful place of worship. Again, it was an issue of the heart. 

Anyway, back to the beautiful blue of He who is in me and you.

The breakthrough work of prayer, into the earth

This blue was He in attendance. If I can say it that way for a moment. I could see our prayers going into this substance Spirit of our Provider. Each prayer was rising and landing in a “region” within Him, which carried the response and provision for that specified prayer. In turn the response and provision was released to earth from that portion of Himself.

Yes, when we pray there is not a glass nor brass ceiling. He is right there. Lift up your eyes and recognize the nearness of His presence. His reality. All that is Him is right there.

“He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17

All the answers that are needed to bring fullness to what we have been given, earth bound, is within Christ. It is our place of dominion to seek, ask, and knock; receiving the ingredient of heaven. For heaven’s ingredient is waiting for it’s release to take its place on earth.

For God has said through Paul, again in Colossians,

“For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form; and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;” Col. 3:9-10

The supply necessary for the building of heaven on earth, in every circumstance is available from within our God. For it is He who has revealed the secret which declares, “…in HIM we have been made complete.”

When we pray our prayers go into Him. Touching Him within the realms of the answer that we are in need of. He adores and is excited to be asked and to release heaven to earth for us.

There is no brass or glass between heaven and earth, simple faith releases the building materials just in time to fulfill earth’s assignments on earth, equally to be made manifest within the heaven’s.

Expression’s of the name of God among God and man, the creatures of the sea and land, among the skies and in the heavens and storehouses of wind, water, snow, and hail; we have been given the creative rights to build releasing Glory to The Name of the Lord in full honors to the One Who Is.

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As always, thank you for adding this reading into your calender…Your time and thoughts are valuable. Thank you for momentarily coming into my world.

much love,

briskilla

photo by @geralt -Gerd Altmann

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Attributes of Royalty

Esther

When Queen Esther became the deliverer of her people, she was not living in the nation of her bloodline; in fact, she wasn’t even born In Judea nor the Northern Kingdom. As you might recall, Queen Esther’s parents were taken captive into Babylon (Iraq), and in captivity died.  Orphaned, she was blessed to be raised by cousin Mordecai. It was in a foreign land,  where Israel’s deliverer was born and raised. God would use her to display His awesome power. He would use her to astonish the nations of the world. 

The deliverance of a nation will come through the empowerment of God upon the one prepared for such an assignment.  It’s not a job for a coward, nor one who is persistent in coveting the roll. Think about it for a moment,  all energy is needed for the delivering of multitudes or even one tribe. Death is a possibility, and resistance is great.  To cultivate fine-tuned focus is necessary for the deliverer’s success . The deliverer needs those who will run with them,  not those who will often pull at the thread sewn; attempting to unravel the thread (the work, stamina and strength) already in place.  

God’s systems of choosing the chosen is polar opposites to the variables of the political and territorial spirits. God knows the DNA within a human being. He knows what one has walked through, reinforcing their ability to now complete the task. It is about what a land is in need of. When we say the answer to our need is found within the land verses the one who is called of God,  we have already restrained and short-circuited ourselves, and possibly removed from our midst the “one hand-picked of God.”  

Remember Moses? He was raised by foreigners and for 40 years he was away from his people. Through a powerful encounter and commissioning with God; while outside  of the  family, he was brought back in to escort His own people outside of bondage.

Paul the greatest apostle and author of most of the New Covenant books was an outsider to the believers. He wasn’t even part of the twelve chosen, but he was hand-picked of God to assist the disciples in furthering His Gospel.    He was given wisdom which the disciples and the new believers needed,  causing him to become one of the strongest voices in the kingdom and its government.

The territorial spirit focuses on ownership and acknowledgement, while the political spirit narrows in on positioning and confinement. This, an exact opposite spirit of the character God requires.  The Lord often times while on the earth preferred humanity over His own rights and comforts. In fact,  everything He did was within the character of love and preferring someone else over Himself. This is incredible. All He does, even today, is all about someone else and nothing for Himself. There is this thread of character so powerful within him of servanthood.  He was given such an incredible realm of humility, and He chose to cultivate this around Him. He exercised this attribute in all He did, and He still does. Funny thing is that while cultivating humility, His assignment was accomplished within THIRTY SIX months!!! Through preferring someone else over Himself, He saved the world in 36 months time. Let’s think about that for a moment. There is no shadow of a poverty spirit within Him. The richness of the fullness of time was His, because He “tapped into” the economy of heaven, and not that of politics or territories. 

I was talking to my son yesterday about the awesomeness of God. We were saying that in His omnipotence and omniscience His humility was always present. In one breath God could fix every issue on the Earth. In one breath God could adjust everything for a successful end.  As Creator of this Earth He has the right. He has the ability and the know-how. But because He gave dominion to humanity, He steps back and assists when invited into the equation. He is fully aware of specified  assignments given to individuals, and loves for us to figure out the “how’s” of succeeding. 

Territorialism and the political spirit not only causes deficiencies amongst those who need the outside voices, but also wounds the soul of those who are formed to assist in the deliverance-in the empowering  of a people . It causes the one chosen to often times enter into silence  and  restrains the excitement for what could be. Maybe that is why mentors often teach their students to stay away from those who are negative?

People we need to start to learn how to walk as a true team, a true family. Honor the one who God has chosen. Celebrate the accomplishments of another.

Pride,  fear, jealousy, and selfish ambition? Often times hidden. Yes, often it is hard to see. It’s a dangerous thing. Self-positioning works for a short time, but at the end; because God loves us so much, He will humble us for the sake of our future’s best.

One of the most beautiful orchestrations of God is that He enabled us to observe the strengths in others. This is a gift all of us have. This can be activated in us when we ask God to release to us His lenses. When we begin to see people the way He does, there will be an instant gratification and passion which rises up to see that person fulfill their destiny. A team player is one who does not need to give themselves accolades, but strives to cultivate a place where people can practice and  perfect their talents. 

My son was asking me about God and Adam yesterday. Remember when God was moving through the garden calling out to Adam saying, “Adam where are you?”? Is this because God didn’t know? Is this because God was weak? No. He is all-knowing God. Instead, His question was a teaching form to bring to Adam’s now transformed mind into awareness of his state of being. God was displaying His nurturing side in this moment. He was making room for Adam to recognize and come into repentance. God serves. 

Mordecai realized his orphaned cousin was to be given the highest position available for a woman within the Persian Empire. He was not jealous, but rallied the people around her; accompanying her in fasting and praying for the rescue. He spent so much time in assisting her into her success. He taught her what is was like to live selflessly, and to step forward in courage. I doubt she ever was demoralized by Mordecai. Her courage was God infused, and cousin formed. He saw her capabilities, and what God had designed. He was her greatest cheerleader, and his humility and passion was exactly what she needed to become the deliverer of a nation. Born in a foreign land and married to a foreign king, Queen Esther saved her people from death. 

The Feast of Purim is soon coming up. This may be a perfect week to look around and recognize who the Esther’s are around us. Maybe it would be good to do something to bless and strengthen them; just in time for the days of celebrating a deliverance so supernaturally accomplished, through the work of a woman and her cousin. 

As always, what a joy it is to share some personal thoughts with you. 

Blessing you today. 

Briskilla

 

photo by @pexel

 

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The Year of the Lens – ‘Hear & Heed’ (Part 4)

“Read, Hear, and Heed”
Revelations 1:3

The invitation to engage the life and identity of Jesus and the movements of His Spirit has already been given to everyone; and granted to anyone who believes. The key into the place of tangible encounter is an active response to what is read in scripture – –

“HEAR & HEED!”

Cambridge Dictionary:
– HEAR: To receive or become conscious of a sound using your ears. To be told information about something.
– HEED: To listen to and follow advice.

Take time to read, hear what He is revealing, heed the truth, and follow the trail to His heart. Can you “sense” Him? Welcome to the Door of encounter.

ps. Many times people ask, “How can I begin to experience the presence of the Lord?” I do not believe in manmade formula’s, but often will look to see what Jesus’ guidance was to those who searched Him out.

He told Matthew, and eleven others, to “Follow Me.” Today we can do the same. You can discern His presence while peering into the scriptures, yes? Where you sense Him, right there — let the eyes of your heart turn towards Him. He recognizes that you have turned aside to encounter Him. Let His presence bath over you…. You and He can take it from here.

The angel instructed John to direct us into the blessing of life through the actions of ” READ, HEAR, AND HEED”. God told us that this book of Revelation is the identity of His Son. Each morsel of Truth found within this book leads us into the dimensions of who He is. He is alive and ready to engage whomever believes.

Moses turned aside and encountered Him in the burning bush.

A Kingdom Grandfather taught me years ago…And it is true…As children we see Jesus with our eyes — externally. When we believe, Jesus enters into our heart. Once He is King of our heart, we must learn to see Jesus with the eyes of our heart. It is a challenge we can all achieve.

“When I am raised to life again, you will know that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.” John 14:20

He is worthy of our time,

briskilla

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The Year of the Lens -Eyes of the heart (Part 3)

Imagine someone who carries the greatest anointing of power and authority of his day saying, “As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier that I, and I am NOT FIT to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” Matthew 3:11

I cringe in moments of repentance. The fear of the Lord is great in such moments. The intensity is real. But ONE comes after repentance to carry out something even more devastating. He comes to thoroughly clear the “heart lands”. He gathers the wheat of our field to Himself, and burns up all that hinders the wealth of our being. vs.12 His shoes John dared not touch.

“Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us FIXING OUR EYES ON JESUS, the author and finisher of our faith.” Hebrews 12:1-2

“For whom the Lord loves, He disciplines.” vs. 6

The Awe of falling into the arms of a loving God!

“Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.” vs. 28-29

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His fire is not only a rescue. It is the empowerment unto the ascending stairs; leading to the intimate invitational door of governing with Him.

“Put me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the Lord” Song of Solomon 8:6,7

“You have made them to be a kingdom and priest to our God; and they will reign upon the earth.” Revelation 5: 10

“If we endure, we will also reign with Him; if we deny Him, He also will deny us.” 2 Timothy 2:12

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To govern, one must see as He sees.

[Clarified: to free (the mind, intelligence, etc) from confusion; revive. To make (an idea, statement, etc) clear or intelligible; to free from ambiguity (doubtfulness, uncertainty of meaning or intentions). As a verb: to become clear, pure, or intelligible.]

John the Apostle grew into his apostolic and prophetic nature by being one who testified to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all he SAW. Revelation 1:2

There is a new breed of Kingdom governors being prepared and unleashed into local and international spheres.

Encountered and empowered we are becoming fully dependent on Him who stands before us — He the I Am.

We will be enabled to testify of our confirmation process of face to face encounters with He who is Truth. The confession of our faith will be of how He arrested us through His fire, His sword, His determined and constituted Will spoken — His compassionate love crowned; and therefore, by His grace have yielded to His path equipped with eyes restored.

“Who is this coming up from the wilderness learning on her beloved.” Song of Solomon 8: 5

Simplicity found through His reality. The pure word – the cleansing water of deliverance and recalibration.

We are enabled to see through His Light.

Dive into the written word, and keep on diving until you see Him eye to eye.

Briskilla

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The Year of the Lens – Identity (Part 2)

“IDENTITY” will often be referred to, this year.

The CLEAR VIEW of one’s identity will be experienced while revisiting the lens of Christ’s identity.

I often wonder how Jesus was able to accomplish the working out of His identity on the earth within 33 years. He not only accomplished the work of His obedience by the age of 33, he also sealed the success of His commissioning within 3 of those 33 years. Maybe this is key??!

John said about God’s communication with His Son,
“The REVELATION of Jesus Christ which God gave Him …. “ Revelation 1:1a This is an action sentence; one describing a moment between Father and Son, where Father was defining/sculpting/affirming His Son.

The impact is evident through Christ’s conversation with His disciples. Jesus knew, He believed, and loved who He was and from whom He came. Listen to His confident humility “Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and have come from God, for I have not even come on My own initiative, but He sent Me.” John 8:42

Within doubt’s dark gravity pull (found like waves on earth’s wilderness floor), the voice of the words of God scripted within the DNA of Jesus, echoed within Christ’s conscience. To allow our thoughts to remember the voice of God is life and anchor.

While satan was tempting Jesus, attempting to arouse Him to embrace a false identity, Jesus said, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which proceeds out of the mouth of God.” Matthew 4:4. When doubt floods the atmosphere, stand and eat the Word. There is Hope and Help within the ingredients of the Word made flesh. Eat His Flesh.

Let’s lean into the Rock from which we were hewn. Let’s ask for the shield of His faith, and believe that we were created in His image. When we shine folks will do a ‘double take’ certain that Jesus just walked by.

Engage God’s sculpted script; filled with the beauty of your expression meant to impact the space of heaven’s time and earth’s clock.

“But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; ..” 1 Peter 2:9

 

See Then Say

briskilla

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The Year of the Lens (Part 1)

Working towards 20/20 vision (Look for it in 2019. We will celebrate together in the year 2020.)

What we are invited to view is requiring a specified lens. This viewing lens equips the viewer with accuracy and entrance beyond the veil. There are different lenses for different views, yes? Times of day, distance, light, etc. each requiring the best created lens for maximum capture. So, what is this lens so necessary for perceiving within this new season???

This lens is the identity of Christ; and carries the capacity to view multi-living dimensions. These dimensions of identity, released through the perfected obedience of Christ, having been designed by His Father and beautifully acknowledged and described by Him. 

This invitation extended to us, to witness His resurrected Son and to become like Him, is so intimate. Behold the Resurrected Christ.

ps. Once we say, “Yes,” the ability for precise creative tuning/the focusing will be accomplished through our yielding to Holy Spirit.

“I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may cloth yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and EYE SALVE to ANOINT YOUR EYES so that YOU MAY SEE!” Revelations 3:18

“Taste and see that the Lord is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!” Psalms 34:8

“The REVELATION of Jesus Christ which God gave HIM!” Revelations 1:1a

“Ho! Every one who thirsts come to the waters; and you who have no money come buy and eat….Incline your ear and come to Me, Listen, so that you may live….” Isaiah 55: 1,3

“This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that GOD IS LIGHT, and in Him there is no darkness at all.” 1 John 1:5

Seek the Salve given, to gain His Sight. 

 

See and Say

briskilla

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Part 2: Children and Their ‘Abiding Place’ After Conception

The question a friend asked me after reading, “Children and Their ‘Abiding Place’ before conception,” Led to this blog’s creation. This is her comment:

“ahhhhhhh I got goosebumps!!!!! You shared some of this with me about my Josh –
as I would see Him watching angels as a baby. This stirred me up
Priscilla, parents of young ones would love a writing on this from both your wisdom, insight and your personal journey with your kids and others.
I would love some examples of how to make room
The questions to ask that would take them there
Holy Spirit will show us – but def would love more on this topic
It stirs up excitement and faith and reminds us, moms, to stay in that place in the spirit.”

This is my response to her:

“Tina, I recall a lot of our conversations and love that you have revisited them.
I think I’m about to scribe for you a chapter (lol)… Because others will be reading,
I’ll add some things you already have cultivated.  Tina, please feel free to share this with those moms you are speaking of.  My brief response to your above processing and questions of, “How to make room” is this.”:

My husband and I are the teachers of our children.  Regarding the Kingdom of God, they hunger to learn it from us. You know that the same goes for you. For single parented homes, the grace is the same. Our children will have many voices training them in different facets of life, but there will only be two voices of God-given parents within the home. We have all been given an incredible gift to train up our children in the way they should go. No matter what hardship they will encounter in their future, they will come back (in Jesus’ beautiful name), because the ‘anchor has been dropped into deep waters.’ Wow, I love that.

Proverbs 22:6 instructs us in this:
“Train up a child in the way he should go,
even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Let’s talk about hospitality as the key word here. Hospitality and facilitating go together. As people who are hospitable; it takes practice to learn and to perfect this gift.  We tend to take the time necessary to learn what the actions of that word ‘hospitable’ really means, and carry it out, yes? So simply put, what would it look like to ‘host’ the spirit, soul, and body of our child as one who has been created within the hands of The Loving God? Just think about that for a minute. Our children AND US were within the hands and Spirit of our loving God. (pause and visualize) That’s large. So, how do we desire to host such gifts? And better yet, “How do we daily lead our child to Christ?” Jesus said,

“And they were bringing children to Him so that He might touch them, but the disciples rebuked them.
But when Jesus saw this, He was indignant and said to them, “Permit the children to come to Me;
do not hinder them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”
Mark 10:13-14

A true host prepares the house for those who are coming; creating an ambiance that is comfortable for those present, sets a table and serves the platters to their guests, etc. If there is physical room in the house, the host/hostess sets up different places of viewing meaningful things, places to relax, be part of activities, etc.. making the time together a mosaic of fun.

For children, this is true also. Fun, creative, structural, free-flowing, loving space, filled with readiness for them to create relaxes them. For us, within this space, to cultivate a place where they can meet with Jesus is an honor. (Tina, you are fabulous at parties for your kids. Yes, I’m thinking about that! Every holiday a joy ride at your place. I love it.)

Adding to that the privilege and joy of  sharing with them snippets of our experiences with God (at their pace/speed), is part of the ‘becoming’. After all, God directed us to “remember the mighty acts and to recall them to our children.” Making room for them to create and glean through touch, hearing, tasting, discerning, and seeing is to bring Jesus to their visual world.

“But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.” Hebrews 5:14

[Regarding the pace and speed issue: they have just come from the presence of God and their natural mind rpm’s are running much slower than adults who have become influenced by the speed of daily life’s movements. Their slower speed enables them to connect to their spirit which is still heightened because of their most recent dwelling place. They can often align easier to the Lord and see thru the door into the Spirit realm. Our minds, as adults (if not yet trained), runs too fast, closing the gate of the seer’s realm. So to slow down with our children is a gift for us as well.]

All of us moms remember at least one incident while walking with our children. Hand in hand we recognized how slow our child was walking. Much slower then our schedule allowed. “Hurry up.” I would say. Their little feet scooted along to catch up. Remember? Well, honestly I did that alot with Tori and Jon. But with Malakey, once I learned the rpm reality, I did not do that. The goal was to train him in keeping his rpm’s at a pace that he could hear and see his Creator. He was already there, why close that gate on him?

Oh, I can hear the questions… “How will he survive in the real world?” Actually he is in the ‘real’ world, but I’ll answer the question anyway. He is doing just fine. 4.0 in school, social life is thriving, life is full of good challenges, walk with God is daily filled with God’s mercy and grace, and he continues to pursue the Lord’s voice and ways. ALL by the grace of God! Do all children stay steadfast? “No, not necessarily.”  Will they come back? “In the name of Jesus, Yes!” Is this training worth it? “Yes, it is life.”

Back to the prepping. Once we acknowledge and respect one another’s “coming from the presence of God,” we tend to slow down and take time to meet the “spirit” — the person (our child) – eye to eye, heart to heart, and Spirit to spirit. You are right, this challenges moms and dads to work on sculpting the reality of “staying in the place of Spirit.” Yes, a life of learning, “how to dwell.” This is the beginning of the ‘safe place’ taking root.

I do not believe in formulas, but I do believe in learning who God has revealed Himself to be in our families, our personal lives, for our children, etc. There is grace. We work/build according to who He has revealed Himself to be, right? So wherever we are with the Lord, from that place we “look” and begin to facilitate a place for the Lord and for our children to meet.

STAYING OPEN to gleaning more of who He is through the moments that our children begin to share their hearts is key. For where the Spirit of the Lord is there is liberty, and where there is liberty there will be a flow of gentle revelation. He presents Himself. Both in knowledge and in visitations. Seen or unseen. These treasured moments, to be kept hidden within our families building stones. For it is our generations which are being built through these moments.

“Return to Me,” declares the Lord of hosts, “that I may return to you,” says the Lord of hosts.” Zechariah 1:3

Jesus said that the Kingdom of God is Righteousness, Peace, and Joy. It is wisdom to access these traits as building foundation stones in the place our children will thrive in.

David wrote in Psalm 89:14 that “Lovingkindness and Truth go before the Lord.” To me, these two attributes facilitated from a place of freedom and creativity can be considered to be the DNA of a safe place for children’s learnings of God and His Spirit.

Engaging every child is different, as you know. Here is what I find to be the main “door opener.” Watch them. Listen to what they are saying. When we watch and listen by the Spirit of God, we can “hear” if there is more behind their words. You can tell when they are in a deeper place, and unable to ‘say it.’ It is in those times that we can take them through the door into His presence. (I don’t know why, but I’m seeing you in your front yard playing catch with one of your boys, while you drop little nuggets of truth to him, based on his conversation with you.) They do not need to know we are watching but can engage conversation in those moments. Jesus’ voice directs us.

One of my children thrives on hearing stories of our generations. He thrives on hearing stories of God’s movements in our family’s history; as well as, current happenings. Telling him stories where the truth of God resides sends him into his own private place with God. I can ‘see’ his spirit activate during those moments as he “disappears for seconds.” He comes back stronger.

What do we do when they seem far away? We pray. We call them back. We love them. We speak hope. We pray.

For us involved in ministry I tend, through learned mistakes of the past, to want to hide my children’s anointings from the public eye until it is time for their revealing. I would rather ask them to help me prepare a project where they will learn something about Jesus … in our “space,” thus enabling them to grow solidly without the sound of hundreds of hearts reverberation around them. This way they learn who God is within them. Jesus wasn’t released into the ministry until He was 30. Not at all saying that public ministry is wrong, but the public is not the place of personal cultivation. The former apart from the latter will not last and can delay proper growth.

So for now, here are a few of my ramblings. “Host the spirit of the one who was gifted into the family. Honor the Lord who created them. Welcome the spirit of the son or daughter who came. Listen to the Lord’s prodding, as He guides you into continuing the “creating” of your child. Listen to the heart of the child. Respond accordingly to both. Create an atmosphere of love, clarity, and freedom. Recognize when the Spirit of God is resting on something. Slow down and work according to the speed of God in them.  Trust God. And love the fact that every human and family is unique in the eyes of God. The Bible is our manuscript. Holy Spirit is our Guide.

 

With much love,

Briskilla

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“Children and their ‘abiding place’ before conception”

“Remember your Creator in the day of your youth.” Ecclesiastes 12:1

The goal of this writing is to expound on the theme of the above scripture and to add a few intriguing stories . Let’s break apart the scripture first.

The instruction found in Ecclesiastes is to ‘remember’ our Creator while we are still young. In the original language (Hebrew) this word, “remember” is ‘zkr’ or ‘zekhor,’ and carries the meaning of, ‘to recall information or events and to respond in an appropriate fashion’.

Solomon, the author of Ecclesiastes, continues and highlights one of the attributes of God as ‘Creator.’ We know that God has many names. For example, He is “I Am” and within this declaration can be found His reality in His entirety. God chose Solomon to decree the Creator side of Himself.  Solomon did not choose God’s name of Shepherd or Strong Tower, in this passage. So, we must ask ourselves why he chose to guide us to this attribute of God.

The conclusion is within the sentence itself. He affirms that humankind is a created being (not evolved). However, his main point is that he wanted us to ‘call to mind’ our time in the presence of God, witnessing Him “in action” while He was creating. Solomon continues and defines whose Creator is addressed. He states, “Your Creator.” This means that Solomon wanted us to recognize God as Creator of our personal human structure, and to bring back to memory those moments.

Furthermore, when scripture is guiding us into an action this means that we are able to carry out that instruction.  God would never instruct us to remember something if we had never experienced it before. This denotes the fact that yes, we were created by God and our spirit, soul, and body are capable of remembering the moments of our beginnings through the power of the Spirit. This means that we were in Creator’s presence, His thoughts, His plans, His hands–with Him where He dwells before we were brought to earth and placed in our mother’s womb.

“Thus declares the Lord, who stretches out the heavens and lays the foundations of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him.” Zechariah 12:1

About fifteen years ago, while volunteering as the Bible Department head for a private school, I was privileged to assist in organizing weekend trips for young people who showed interest in travel, public speaking, listening for the voice of God, the functions of ministry, and excited to learn about the scriptures.  This upcoming trip was no different. Anyone from the age of six to eighteen could request to travel with us. The only criteria were that they would need to have listened, heard, processed, and written the conversation they had with the Lord.

Right before one of these trips, a young six-year-old Chancellor found me right outside of the main school glass doors. “Mrs. Z.” He said. “I need to go with you this Sunday.”  “Well, do you have something to share?” I responded, hiding my joy as I recognized his confidence. It’s not going to be easy to forget his little body standing there with such determination. He was ready with an answer. “Yes, I had an experience with God, and I need to share it with the adults. They need encouragement and this message will encourage them.” “Would you please share this with me first?” I asked. “Yes, I can.” He responded.

Making the shape of a piece of paper with his hands, he began to tell me his story. “I was sitting in class trying to follow the instructions my teacher gave the class. She wanted us to have some alone time with Jesus. I was trying to concentrate but I couldn’t because I was restless and distracted. I didn’t know what to do. Then I heard Jesus tell me to draw a door on the piece of paper that was laying on my desk. So I did. When I finished I heard Jesus say, “Go through the door.”  “Chancellor, what did you do?” “I went through the door he said,” with absolutely no hesitation.

[Training children requires a critical guideline. When a child is describing their encounter with God, it is not wise to give them multiple choice options for what it is they really saw. This adds confusion to the purity of their experience. It is best to wait until they have completed their description and genuine thoughts. If they are needing help getting the experience out, the Lord always guides the parent or teacher with structural questions which assists them without reshaping their genuine holy moment.  Our options can downplay what they really saw or exaggerate the experience. We do not want to create room for either. These encounters are theirs given to them by God. He knows their age and where they are at with Him. It is up to Holy Spirit to assist them in coming to the depth of the conclusion intended. We as the authority in their lives can ask God for sensitivity in how to help them interpret these “guidepost encounters” given to them along their life’s path. The topic of interpretation is an entirely different subject, we can touch on that at a later day.]

To the question, “What happened after you went through the door?” Chancellor continued by saying that he was taken into the throne room of God, and found himself standing before the Lord. “I saw a throne but it wasn’t a normal throne. It looked like it was made of stone, but it wasn’t stone it was made of bright white light. There was a man sitting on the throne, but He wasn’t a man He was God. He was made of pure white bright light. It was hard to see Him through all of that Light.”  “Is that your experience today?” I asked. “No, that is not all.”

Chancellor continued describing his encounter. “Behind this Light (the One on the Throne was God), there was a huge angel. He too was very bright. He did not talk to me though. Behind the big angel on the left and right side, there were houses. These houses were made of stone but it was not really stone, they were made of light. In both houses, there were openings for doors, but these doors were always opened. I saw these old men coming out of the house on the left. They were wearing white robes and their beards were long white beards. The house on the right was different. There were these creatures that had wings and were flying, but they were not birds. I didn’t know what they were. Then I heard a voice ask me, “Do you know what they are?” I answered, “No.” He said to me, “These are the spirits of the children who have yet not been placed in their mother’s womb.”

Chancellor was so excited about this experience. He continued to tell me that he needed to share this experience with adults so that they would be encouraged to continue life with excitement. That they were sent to the earth with a purpose, and that they should no longer be discouraged.

Yes, Chancellor traveled with us that weekend and shared his story.

“Furthermore, we had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of our spirits and live?” Hebrews 12:9

It wasn’t too long ago (well maybe a little bit ago) when I wanted to test this out with our youngest. His life was a miracle and there was no question that God wanted him born. His first few months were spent in intentional worship with me at home. I learned that children remembered God for the first four years, and from then on they would begin to forget; as their surroundings and minds became filled with all that they are learning, and busy with everyday occurrences. My intention was to see if we could prolong the “forgetting” part of this beautiful reality. Without pressuring him at all, I asked Malakey. “Malakey, where did you come to us from?” Malakey’s response over and over again was, “I came from Jesus. I was in heaven.” This was his response with no prodding or teaching from any of us. He was aware from where he came, and that God intentionally sent him with purpose. He remembered details until he was around seven.

Many days were spent worshipping with Malakey. I remember day after day holding him cradled in my arms as we worshipped the Lord eye to eye. He was too young to speak, but his eyes were speaking to me beautifully. As his mom, I could see his spirit talk to me through his beautiful eyes. He was aware of my acknowledgment of his body, soul, and spirit. He understood our silent conversation.  He was welcomed to this earth, to learn and follow His Creator. He was welcomed to have fun, and learn through every experience in life. He was welcomed as a unique individual sent to the earth with a purpose.

At Malakey’s three-month mile marker, he was really weepy. For a baby who rarely cried, this was unusual. All my attempts to calm him were not successful. It was at that point that I felt like I heard the Lord say to me, “He misses Me. His atmosphere is beginning to change and he isn’t recognizing Me in the changes. Comfort him.” Taking Malakey back to our bedroom, I cradled him again and began to speak to him audibly and eye to eye. “Malakey, are you missing Jesus?” I caught his attention. His eyes were telling me what I needed to know. “Malakey, it is okay. Jesus is right here with you. He has not left. You will learn to see Him here on earth. You are okay. I speak peace to your body and remind you that you are welcome to this earth to grow into the beauty of who you are. God will not leave you. He sent you here to us, and He will always be near.” Yes, Malakey immediately stopped crying.

In three month intervals Malakey experienced the same distraught feelings of loneliness, longing for his Creator, and each time I would walk him through the process of acknowledging the reality of the change.  It worked.  This cycle stopped when he turned one year old. From one year old on he was now able to verbally communicate, and dialogue continued with lots of questions initiated by both.

“How blessed is God! And what a blessing He is! He’s the Father of our Lord, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in Him. Long before He laid down earth’s foundations, He had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of His love, to be made whole and holy by His love.” Ephesians 1:3-4 

A friend of mine is a mother to daughters, and when her fourth was born, the older sister was leaning over her cradle. The one leaning over the cradle was four years old. Momma had left her alone with her sister for a just a moment. The older sister was talking with baby sister. The momma of the girls came closer and stood in the doorframe of the room and listened to the one-sided conversation. This is what she heard, “I know you were just with Him. Can you remind me of what God looks like? I’m starting to forget.”

Whether we can mentally recollect our time with Creator God, there is no doubt that God is God and we are His creation. Beautifully designed through the love of man and wife–mother and father. Yes, generations extend forth as love multiplies.

King David wrote in Psalms 139: 14,

“For You have formed my inward parts, You wove me in my mother’s womb. I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; wonderful are Your works and my soul knows it very well.”

Let’s take a moment to recollect our childhood. Do you remember those moments of silence playing alone in nature or in our bedrooms? How about riding in the back seat of a car or standing alone at the playground at school? In your silence, did you have that “knowing” that you did not just evolve into this form of “a person” but there was a sense that you had come from someone who was greater than you? Our soul knew that our Creator was connected to us and is with us.

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10

Generations are the result of love multiplied. The earth is hosting five to six generations of descendants at one given time. Time and activity advance through the energy expelled by these generations–families. Life happens and time passes. Moments of celebration; as well as, moments of pain occur to every man and woman. Moments of justice and injustice — where we learn to flex our muscles towards a winning result. Life fills our timeline; and for some, we have forgotten the experience of being in the presence of our Creator God. The promising challenge is this, it is never too late to slow down and ask God to remind us of our time with Him. The silent longing we have in the depth of our soul (some call that place “the empty place” unable to be filled) is the hunger to reconnect with the One whose hands held us as He formed us with a divine design of love, identity, and destiny.

Go ahead, “Remember your Creator in the days of your youth.” He remembers you.

“Worthy are You, our Lord and our God,
to receive glory and honor and power;
for You created all things,
and because of Your will,
they existed and were created. ”
Revelations 4:11

Remembering our Creator today,

Briskilla

 

ps. the photo is used with permission. This is my friend. Her name is Jesura.

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“The Armani Silk Suit and Jimmy Choo Shoes Come Later “

“Who said victories present themselves dignified?” Not one champion crossed the finished line dressed in an Armani silk suit with polished leather Jimmy Choo shoes. That came later.

A champion’s true portrait of dignified (at the moment of “the win”) is more like well-worn athletic shoes, hair disheveled from the game, out of breath, “big baby” tears, and drenched in fowl smelling sweat.

Yesterday while looking for the “mental posture” needed to deal with a rough morning, I came across this verse.

“He offered prayers and supplications with vehement cries (forcible, valiant, tumult, grief) and tears to Him who is able to save Him ….” Hebrews 5:7

If Jesus our champion was willing to lose the cultural definition of “dignified” in time to win the greatest battle ever fought, I too can lose my inner restraints.

Facing off (confronting) with an inner dark moment can only be won through the courage of confession, and allowing the provision of Jesus Christ (who is Light) to be our guide into breakthrough.

Get messy!!
Let your voice be heard in the neighborhood–ROAR (Well maybe into your pillow)
Dance in celebration of the victory!!

 

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“reptiles of the dust vs. Sons and Daughters of the Heartlands”

“Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field
which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman,
“Indeed, has God said, ‘You shall not eat from any tree of the garden?”
Genesis 3:1

Surrendering to greatness:
While listening to Don Potter’s rendition of “I Surrender All,” I again asked the Lord, “What does it really mean to do greater works than You?”  Jesus is the One who gave this promise and commanded it. This secret can be found in John 14:12-14. The surrender God was bringing to the forefront was not only the surrender of will but also the willingness to rule with Him while yet on this earth.

The invitation to dare advance into a place of Kingdom governing authority; hence, bringing nations into their highest potential was extended to the human race from the days of Adam and Eve. This invitation did not stop with them, but was meant to and has extended through to the book of Revelation, where John saw and scribed not only,

“The Kingdoms of this world
will become the Kingdoms of our Lord and Christ,
and He will reign forever and ever,”
Revelations 11:15

but he also described the depth of our identity resurrected. He included the details of ‘earth’s revolution,’ triggered by The Lamb’s weighty blood poured out, pulverizing and abolishing sin.

“To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood,
He has made us to be a Kingdom,
priests to His God and Father
to Him be the glory and the dominion
forever and ever.”
Revelations 1:4-6

John also spoke of God transforming us into rulers who would choose to reign with Trinity upon this earth.

“Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection;
over these the second death has no power,
but they will be priests of God and of Christ and
will reign with Him for a thousand years.”
Revelations 20:6

From the time of the first creation:
As the question of “greater works” was being pondered, my thoughts turned to the chronological order of some of the main events occurring from the time of the First Creation.

Four events to be exact:
1. The gross corruption of God’s earth and skies through the fallen cherub lucifer.

2. The six days of the creation and alignment, including all God had given Adam and Eve to partake of and have dominion over.

3. Jesus coming to earth abolishing the results of the eaten fruit of the tree of good and evil. This having instigated man-made religious systems.

4. Christ commissioning His followers; disciples becoming Apostles and followers becoming evangelists, all harvesting the harvest as the Angels gathered. This known as the first world wide harvesting of nations. Truly, a family was coming into the palaces of Father.

Golden Harvest Field:
Wow, I can see it now. Around 65A.D was it? The spirits of mankind were awakening to their true place in royalty–learning about their true identity. Can you see the marble floors of the courtyards of heaven. So beautiful. There souls were so hungry to learn of this Way–The way, the truth, and the life. I can see fields in Asia Minor, one particular. There is a young man, in this vision, who is listening to one of the evanglizers, with such a hungry, internally excited, inquisitive expression. He has just learned of this Kingdom of Heaven and of the King who loves. He has just learned of the invitation to become part of this family. His entire being is realizing that he is a son to the Living God. His entire being is being transformed out of darkness and coming into the Light of the House of God. He has now entered and desires the “knowing” of “how to walk out his daily life”. He standing in the midst of such a beautiful field of golden wheat, ready for His “becoming.”

With just these four briefly shared chronological dimensions of change upon the earth, what would the fifth sphere–stretching of the tent include? Where are we now? Is it possible that promotions to rule and reign governmentally with Him among the nations, is in the inauguration stages now ? Taking ownership not only to live a holy life, not only to preach and teach the TRUE Word of God, not only to succeed in impacting the economy of currency, but also stewarding the true wealth of earth and heart itself (the land and her raw materials). The Golden Age?

Briefly mentioning:
The wealth of an individual and nation is not only the dollar bills invested in banks and in home hidden vaults but, genuine wealth is the commodities found in the earth. This may already be a late article in the scope of how the nations are responding to the ownership of natural resources within their own borders (Africa, a true example of the earth’s wealth being bought out by other nations who are comprehending the value). But, it’s not too late, neither for the four to five generations alive today nor for the generations to come. There is always room for growth, transformation, multiplication, redemption, resurrection, and hope within every generation . God is God of Life, not of a dwindling down kingdom system.

As a Watchmen/woman and/or marketplace cultivator, it is our responsibility to know who owns the natural resources found in our nation. To know with whom our nation’s have contracted the wealth of national raw materials is important. In the years to come these partnerships must be wisely formed for the success of our nation politically, it’s governing powers, economic growth, and the well being of those whom we share citizenship with. The Babylonian system will be overcome as creation’s value within a nation is honored and cared for.

King David and Solomon stewarded wealth, it’s value unmatched today. Their wealth was based on the metals, minerals, and other raw materials mined from the earth. Tudor Bizmark taught us years ago that David’s tithe would take at least 2 buildings filled to capacity of gold bars. The church today has yet not reached the wealth standard which God has emulated for us through King David and His reign.

The womb that was kidnapped to seed the bankruptcy of bondage:
So, why would I talk about the serpent next? Follow along … Almost there…🏁🚙 The crafty serpent of Genesis intended to flatten-smooth out the flourishing vegetation and land wealth which God had created for His family. This reptilian creature chose to cause grief by instigating the questioning of, “the truth of God’s boundaries,” making bare the ‘heartland’ of Eve and Adam from golden fiery glory to the wastelands of doubt. He knew that if he could deplete the ‘heartland’ of those given dominion (those created for love, communion with God, and dominion in the earth), the serpent could then attempt to transfer his own personal demise (hell’s wilderness) into the earth. The only way that he this jealous conniver could accomplish such hate is by enslaving Eve to join him. For if she did she would unknowingly give him the womb he needed to seed into her the bankruptcy of bondage.

 

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Coffee with Emil & dialogue-ing’s together:
If God didn’t’ drive Adam and Even out of the garden of Eden after sin entered their hearts, they would have remained and touched the tree of life. Once they made contact with LIFE itself the transference of it’s fruit would have caused them to live forever, becoming like God. This would have occurred while they were still in their state of disobedience. They would not have been able to partake of Redemption. It was God’s grace to remove them from eternities atmosphere.

Satan’s wrath, manipulations, jealousies, and fear of ‘forever damnation’ demanded his conniving powers to destroy Christ’s younger brother and sister. He thought he won. He thought his actions of spewing his fiery anguish into a strategy of ‘flattening humanities potential to that from the banqueting tables of heaven to the floor of “eating the dust” of the wilderness’, won. Because satan’s temporary “win,”  was lodged in Adam and Eve’s mind, God sent them out to cultivate the soil of the earth. From earth they came. They would now choose the invitation to  govern and cultivate not only the soil of their hearts, but also the soil of the earth, from whence they came.

From the traumatizing exit from Eden until the entrance of the Rescuer Christ Jesus Himself, the redemption story was working it’s way into the earth. Jesus would come pulverizing sin into dust;  washing it away for all mankind. He would provide them with the Living Tree of Life to eat of.

The manufacturer of sin himself will find no food to eat except the dust of iniquity itself. His tormenting movements along the floor of his manufacturing fields called ‘hells wilderness,’ would provide him with the ashes of sins torments. Reptiles lick the dust of such a place resigned to darkness’s demise. He will find no food nor entrance onto the highway of holiness which leads to the families terraces. “It is Finished!”

Jesus Christ of Nazareth’s sacrificial blood pouring out for all mankind and for the earth’s redemption has FOREVER separated us from the ploy of sin and death. Now, all we need to do is believe and act on the delivered invitation.

Travailing Earth:
The fruitfulness of our heartland affects the natural land around us. The earth can sense when people have given their hearts to God. Their actions of loving their God, and caring for the earth has an effect on the land. Paul scribed to the church in Rome, Italy saying,

” The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit that we are children of God,
and if children, heirs also, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ,
if indeed we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time
are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly
for the revealing of the sons of God.
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly,
but because of Him who subjected it, in hope
that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption
into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
For we know that the whole creation groans and
suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit,
even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons,
the redemption of our body.”
Romans 8: 16-23

Sons and daughters of God have responded to the invitation, and allowed the placement of His Seal to set them apart, and are receiving the fire of His Holy Spirit’s character. They have said, “No” to the conniver.  They have consecrated their lives for reigning with the King of Heaven’s Kingdom, through choosing union with Christ and tasting of His sufferings. Both sons and daughters of God are being formed by their Teacher, Holy Spirit Himself. Through the Grace and Mercy of God, craftiness of the serpent will not able to win the war with these fiery ones.

The places of barrenness, are being swept out of their minds–dissolved by the living testimony which shouts, “cultivated by His love.” Within the heartland of these who have chosen the path of the Garden of God hidden prosperity will bloom . Spirit led repentance through the powerful currents of Christ’s blood is often pursued, and within His forgiveness the ‘revealing of His sons and daughters’ will be testified of by the restoration of earth’s soil.

What was a subtle deception alive in the wilderness of the heart, has lost it’s sting and God continues to search for those who will walk with Him in the cool of the day; not only refreshing their walk with Him, but bringing healing back into the soil of their nations. There are those who will take the land seriously enough to consider, refocus, and engage the wealth of the earth.  The sustaining force of their determination will come from the truth that the heartland of one’s spirit is the place of immunity; a garden large enough for two, us and He who walks in the cool of the day.

“If you address as Father the One
who impartially judges according to each one’s work,
conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;
knowing that you were not redeemed
with perishable things like silver or gold
from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
but with precious blood,
as of a lamb unblemished and spotless,
the blood of Christ.” 1 Peter 1:17-19

The Middle East in all of this:
Because these biblical events took place in the Middle East, the ‘first mentions’ of the Middle East’s geographies and topographical conditions are important to follow. The progression of earth’s story can be found in these lands. Representation of earth’s health and the symbolism of what these regions represent are important to understand. This, for the true comprehension of what is taking place within current affairs today. His story is written from these lands and involved these regions.

As we look throughout scripture it is clear that the middle eastern nations depict the fulfillment of biblical prophecies and can be understood through the lens that God has created. Instead of allowing the world’s media to impact our viewing lense, it is an act of honoring God, man, and self to perceive and act upon God’s opinion rather then manmade assumptions.

He created a strong people who are called to overcome the dust of the wilderness and to steward the land as God places water in the deserts, flowers and trees in regions once known for their desolation. He formed, named, and loved a people group who would overcome the wall of the “reptilian” accusers. It is a hard place to live. It is an endeavor which takes courage (word of their testimony), humility, submission to God’s life and love (blood of the Lamb) to overcome the strength of the one who crawls along hell’s floor.

The larger story is that the courageous royal tribes found in the deserts of Arabia will in their redeemed chieftain state return their lands to God, stewarding the earth and also their personal heartlands. The gold of Sheba will return and come into the House of God. The Rams of Nebaioth (Ishmael’s first born and descendents) will ascend onto the altar of God. The provisions of the Arab family (dromedaries) will be offered as an incredible gift to God, and at that time God will choose to glorify His House. Isaiah 60

The saying is “even as Israel goes, so goes the church.” I want to add to this. “Even as the Arab nations go, so goes the harvest and it’s progression.” Israel and the Arab nations will always live next to each other. They will always hold similarities and a contrast. BUT, those who cross over into the HARVEST, will become TOGETHER, THE ONE NEW MAN!! Brothers having conquered, through the gift of Messiah’s sacrifice, the iniquities found in the wilderness of hell and have crossed over into the promised land of God’s heart.

 

Signed, Emil & Briskilla

written on 23 of August 2016. revised on 30 of July 2018