Elevated Humility and Confidence

God is watching us and there are times when we are over run and out of control — but what keeps us from seeking help?

God is watching us and there are times when we are over run and out of control — but what keeps us from seeking help?

Pride keeps us from asking for help, because we don’t want others to see the reality of the things of our life.  We don’t want others to see how we really are!

It is pride in the negative sense, that we want covered.  We want to be seen as having it all together!

The self-sins keep us in bondage and fear.  Self-preservation, self-righteousness self-hatred, selfish ambition and all the self-sins were opened through fear and are motivated through pride.

False humility is putting on a facade and mask.  False humility is always wanting to be seen as strength!

Such boasting, even in the hidden places of the heart, is a desperate plea for help!

Fear is the strongman and unbelief too, as pride follows shortly after.

Fear keeps us from seeking help.  We boast that all is well and blessed, not realizing we are sinking deeper instead.

Once we have the revelation of the finished conquered work of Christ, and how HE views our lives now through the Son, we can stand before kings, leaders and all people!

It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me!  It is no longer a limited view of protection, due to how we behave each moment, but the ultimate cover of the total body, soul and spirit.

Jesus, our sacrificial lamb, completed once and for all that finished work of the cross.  It is all HIM.

Pride covers and in retaliation, we think we must be perfectly seen by others!  We can’t let others see our weakness!

Each door that we close causes the defense walls of our lives to be thicker and built up.  These walls get smaller from defense.

We fade into the shadows, hoping no one can see the reality of us.  We don’t want people to really see us, for we think, “If they truly saw me they wouldn’t have nothing to do with me!”

So, the enemy advances through the door of fear, unbelief and doubt.  We must close those doors quickly and if we are overrun, we need to seek help.

The enemy likes to steal ground through our prideful silence and isolation.

We don’t want to be seen as beneath perfection.  Religious spirits too, can cause a hardness of heart.  The breaker must come.

I see a gavel and hammer and the LORD has decreed a break through!  He is breaking hard places in our heart by the Word.

I am not saying to open up to just anyone.  God has put people in our lives and these are colleagues, and those whom you have tested over time, as these are placed there by God Almighty.

However, this is sad but true, when most people see our flaws, mistakes or limitations, these think differently about us; especially here on-line.  I see the weaknesses of our flesh in the arena of life and faith.

As the great cloud of witnesses cheer us on, we must remember and learn that the stomping ground we are on, is to conquer US first and the enemy!

The enemy is frantic about stealing our ground.  In conquering the enemy and ourselves, the LORD knows all and allows all of it.

Remember, God takes and uses everything that the enemy meant for evil, to turn it around for our good.

We will never learn and grow until we conquer the lessons of God.

The devil tempts and deceives, the LORD tests us in our strength!

If you feel defeated today, remember the LORD is watching over it all.  Begin to ask HIM, what His lessons are in this place.

We develop strength in turmoil.  Our roots show up quick when the room is spinning from fear and demonic whirlwinds.

When one of us are elevated, we are to rejoice for they are part of us!  When one is elevated by God, there needs to be a healthy respect of that gift of God.

Even when there appear to be mistakes and errors, we must remember that we all learn by mistakes and errors.

If through pride, we deny issues exist, we are walking in false humility.

Pride keeps us silent, but in learning how to deal with situations and people, we must learn and not run or fade into the shadows.

Many within the body, even leaders, are so wounded.  They cover up in pride, as they are ashamed and don’t want any weaknesses to be seen.

The Body is suffering and there is mess, but without the mess, we would never have a message of Christ’s goodness and mercy!

Be real and having done all to stand, stand therefore!  Paul identified with the Lord through the sufferings and weakness, of his flesh.

Yes, use wisdom and be careful to seek out those whom you can trust; those who truly love you and know your life.

In closing, you are not alone.

Yes, you are feeling many things, but do not trust those feelings.

Trust the foundation of our heavenly Kingdom; the WORD of GOD!  Heaven and earth shall pass away, but His Word will never pass away!

“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me,”   Galatians 2:20 KJV.

“Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong,”   Joel 3:10 KJV.

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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Are YOU Staying On The Boat of Popular Opinion?

I never intended to write this and it came to me quickly.  I wrote it and I felt the LORD wanted a quick publish now.

I never intended to write this and it came to me quickly.  I wrote it and I felt the LORD wanted a quick publish now.

Pardon me for my own VENTING provoking thoughts.  I often wonder why I rarely see these types of words and evidence ever brought to surface concerning the things that Jesus taught us about end-times and especially false prophets, teachers, ministers etc.

Regardless of how nice our days are, there is still a real world with real bad things going on.

Why is it that we all like to stay in the boat of popular opinion?

We get caught up with each other in the boat and fail and foul the whole message of Christ.

Jesus wants us to walk on the water to Him.  That means “nothing” but HIS gaze is holding us in place.

I come across passages in which Jesus confronted others, yet seemingly no one wants to say amen or say that!

We are so comfortable in our easy-chairs of life, and fail the final mission to seek and save those who are lost.

Who’s going to stand on God’s word, and represent the aborted and the mothers who’ve lived to regret it?

Who will stand for our brothers and sisters who by just saying they love Jesus, gets their heads cut off?

Why can’t we see and SHAKE the boat of complacency and call it like it is?

I call it like I see it!

Jesus not only came to save the world, He also came to change the world.

Jesus practiced what He preached and didn’t compromise His identity a beat.

It isn’t said, “if Jesus said”!

It was NOT an IF, but a clear resounding course correction that He spoke to His disciples and to those who follow and walk in HIS Word.

I have been challenged by darkness, but in the LORD’s strength I will say what HE said, and Do as HE did!

….. AND Greater works than these shall happen to those who are called to walk and talk the truth…..

Religion requires conformity and don’t make waves or say anything ugly that is happening in this sin, sick world.

Beloved, please may we check to see what we are really standing on?

The religious boat is filling up…. These speak of no negative sounding thing.

So many are suffering in this sin-sick world, and we have the only hope of eternal salvation through the message of His TRUTH!!

Why are we negligent concerning the preaching of the truth?

If we do not teach the truth, someone posing as a preacher or teacher will come and deceive saying they have all truth.

False prophets and all sorts of false ministers are waiting to pounce and announce your comfort has come as they carry a very charismatic false anointing that appears real.

You will feel it and you will think it is true!  When you find out this revelation you will wonder about your own soul salvation!

When the disciples asked the LORD Jesus Christ, “Who then can be saved?”

….With man it is not possible, but with Christ all things are possible…. (Matthew 19:23-30).

Beloved, I must say this again: False ministry in all forms can have an emotional feeling that the enemy masquerades.

You cannot trust your own emotions at times.  People who are led by what they feel or whatever amazing experience they may have had, unless we base it according to the WORD of GOD we are not to trust in experiences!

We must KNOW that the enemy will paint whatever picture we want to see to keep us deceived.

God’s WORD is our final authority.  We must be set in our mind and hearts, and put no confidence in any man.

We must base everything by God’s Word!   Period!

Satan loves authority and he loves to rule over men in authority, for it is the closest method of being like God that is possible.

If we have pride, arrogance, haughtiness, self-righteousness, selfish ambitions, unholy imaginations, beloved let us cut off the enemy’s head!

To the enemy, it is all about control, authority, manipulation to name a few, but the enemy uses what is our greatest weakness against us, he wants to hook you!

You are God’s pride and joy, and the LORD has been bragging on you!

The devil is all about accusing us of every sin we ever did, but when we finally realize we are so ultimately lost and we could never make up the price, and that is when we received Jesus as our Savior and LORD.

He paid the awful price for YOU!  And He is the only reason we are saved today.  It is less of us! NO, it is NONE of us and ALL of HIM.

Once and for all He settled that issue!  Now when we don’t have that assurance of salvation, our works enter the picture and soon you start to barter.

Satan gains access through our unbelief.

Salvation was completed and fulfilled, nothing could be added to it or taken from it.

Salvation through Jesus Christ is final.

If the devil can get us to doubt our salvation, he will quickly infiltrate to stop any progress gained.

His goal is to command and control, to make sure it is harder to stop us next time.  Christ set us completely free, the devil sets us in bondage.

Watch out for those who is waiting in the bushes.  If you have influence over souls and God has given you spiritual children to train, bear or pray for we have such an important role in the life of the believers.

If we don’t pray, teach, or preach the truth, the false anointing and false authority will come into play. Remember if you don’t teach your kids, someone else will!

I am sickened by human trafficking.  I am so sickened by what I see happening to people especially children.

To take the life of a helpless child, molest it, torture it, sell it and kill it….is so demonic!

With children there is innocence and to those who take or destroy the innocence of children, and the innocence of spiritual children as well will have to face the FATHER!

When will we ask and become desperate before God to be equipped to face and confront this world?

We need a spiritual rock of God to rock out religious boats, and when we ask this, we best be ready for change.

May we become awakened out of our sleep so Christ can radiate from our hearts and faces!

We become too “concentrated” like salt” when there is too much it is too salty.

We are to watch out for those who become concentrated on a few truths or depending on some sort of emotional experience that has no basis in God’s word.

Christ wants to season the earth; the preserving work of HIS Grace, may it must begin with us!

So, are you ready to agree with me?

What is that?  That Christ would cause a violent shaking to our religious boats to wake us up!

It would be better to remain in the deep blue ocean than to return and become religious again.

So sometimes I post things that shock, convict, things to confront the evil and error in the earth and in the church!

God has within the Holy Bible an answer to every question man has.

We must ask God to show us Truth in each situation and purpose as HE is doing the same to me… SHAKING ME UP and AWAKE!  May he do the same for you too!

I am not about popularity, numbers or crowds, or who’s who in the shining bling of this time and season LORD!  SHAKE US AWAKE LORD!!

As for me?  If he wants me hidden for life, I am confident that HE will have some sort of apparatus that I will broadcast from and with whatever means available, regardless of whatever hidden locale he puts me in, and I will speak the truth as long as I live.

There is coming a uncommon shaking unlike anything we have seen before or will be again.

Everyone whose confidence is centered on any part of man’s system it will be shaken of everything that can be shaken that those things that cannot be shaken will remain.

God is shaking HIS Church and she is being refined and defined daily.

For those who have been directed by God to move regionally, there are those that have moved during this two-year window of space that God has set-up strategically.

God has been connecting various ministry-based units and are commanded to remain hunkered down in silence.

I keep seeing an airplane light above the seat, and it is the one that says to put on your seat-belt.

Remain awake and stay connected with your circle one to the other; you know who you are and you know those that God has placed around you.

No power shifting or struggling as He has broken the yoke of religion off your neck.

No need to prove anything, you are accepted and you will flow naturally in rank, order and authority by the LORD’s Spirit.

It is not a side show view in spiritual acrobatics.  So many are deceived too.  True leaders lead; and that by example.

David was seasoned for a space in time, and even as he was running in the desert, men continued to flock to him and those men who came through duress became David’s mighty men.

You have nothing to prove to any man.

God will make room for your gift and make room for you.  In His deep peace He has formed over you, yes you feel awkward for you have been in war stance so long you don’t know how to function.

Your identity is not in what you do, your identity is CHRIST in you!  You have identified in the sufferings of God’s only Son of Promise.

As you walk and remain in step and in league, your walk will be effortless and great peace will be your guide.

These who God has placed together will be so close that even in different countries you still but a moment away.

I see how we will be watching out for each other and there will be such counter balance, accountability between each one.

Remain close in Spirit to those who KNOW you well.  Pray for each other.

Over nearly the past two years God has proven your worth and your close circle to you. Put no trust in man, keep your focus on Christ.  Remain and keep balanced.

I see a building being built and I see plumb-lines hanging on every corner and balance bubble bars, and all sorts of tools that are used in building that symbolize TRUTH, with balance, order, integrity, honesty, loyalty with great humility.

I also beheld a balance in measuring the foundation compared to the erected structure.

This is when God must send His Winds to blow again and storm to tear apart those faulty structures that cannot with stand the storms that are coming.

I saw all sorts of elaborate church house buildings.  I saw them on stilts as they for some time have avoided the results of why the storms were sent.

These were very fast in rebuilding and cleaning up the mess with God’s good graces, by playing it safe.

God did say that judgment must begin with the house of God.  There is more coming and for HIS Elect sake.

He will turn His head their way again because these didn’t fall out of His favor; these didn’t depart with an evil heart of unbelief.

“And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened,”  Matthew 24:22 KJV.

There will be strong storms in direct proportions to the faulty church structures.

I see the right arm of the LORD and He is flexing the muscles.  I heard, that HE will strong arm the enemy and the ministers of God who have built their trust and house with as much human strength possible.

I looked closer still and beyond the veil I saw a house made of sticks and weaved with straw.

As I looked, I knew these have the most to lose as they cry out for Ishmael to live!

These could not relent in times before, for it being such a time to war.

God shall spread his wing of mercy, that will finalize their religious, ungodly, demonic doctrines.

I heard, “My witnesses, yet so saved as by fire; begin again!”

It is God’s mercy that these storms come to get us back on the firm foundation of Jesus Christ our LORD.

You don’t need to prove your worth or innocence or prove what you are, you are simply His servants to the world and to reap the worlds harvest.

Insecurity prods another to measure up against the person, instead of being happy in whom the LORD has made you to be.

There is no glory or pinnacles of measurement in man’s world to ever compare with the government of God.

For we are complete in Him.  We need each other to balance and counter balance our particular regional position.  God has seasoned and will continue to season us, for we have been kept for this time in history, to watch the divine as HIS anointing witnesses the TRUTH.

The WORD is forever settled in heaven and on earth.  Heaven and earth will pass away but HIS WORD will never fade or pass away.

“David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father’s house heard it, they went down thither to him.  And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.  And David went thence to Mizpeh of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab,  Let my father and my mother, I pray thee, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.  And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.  And the prophet Gad said unto David, Abide not in the hold; depart, and get thee into the land of Judah. Then David departed, and came into the forest of Hareth,”  1 Samuel 22:1-5 KJV.

Know who you are and why, remain fixed. Keep your eye upon the LORD’s gaze forward.

Regardless, if the “light is off” and it seems like smooth sailing, regardless of peace and safety; KEEP the seat belt on at all times.

Watch over those that God has put into your lives, God has given you a sacred trust, and your walls are forever before Him.

Mid-wives watch!  In mid transition, be mindful as pain increases along with panic and anxiety as things are coming to pass before your very eyes!

The dragon wants to devour the child that is rising up.  He is frantic worldwide trying to stop and hinder the events and time ahead, so he is doing unusually innovated schemes.

He continues to target Israel and all her alliances.  Beloved, remember to look to Israel; cry out for Jerusalem beloved.

During these mid-transitions and focus and pray for the leaders, pray for the leadership and BE-aware at all times!

Come away, pull away from the things that steal your time beloved.  Seat belts on! crash helmets on!  Positionaly, you are at the very edge and some still nearing two years now.

This also applies to cyber space too, for the NET-Work is coming together and will be a stabilizing factor in keeping the church centered, focused on target, and the revelation of the massive NET=Work to harvest the souls from every corner of the globe.

Many coming into form fit!  Yes, being placed and it is almost complete regionally; soon very soon.

People who have persecuted true prophets in ignorance, with the coming onslaught, religion will have no answers, people will flee, in such biblical proportions shall land marks be extended.

The order will be such that will desperately begin to search out the TRUTH!

People are, and will seek out the word of the LORD.  Seekers shall find these “land marker” regional prophets, to be able to hear what God is speaking that isn’t what’s on the daily news.

The prophets will speak the oracles of God.

Nationally we are teetering and there is a great struggle to turn this nation back to God. First, we must hate those things that God hates!

We must stand for truth.  We must be the walking, talking, truth bearers that carry His Word.  Selah!

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land,”   2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV.

Also read: 2 Chronicles Chapter 6

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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Too Shallow for Words!

My heart is His Tablet; not of brick and stone, nor of flesh or bone, but my creator’s will I carry deep within my soul.

My heart is His Tablet; not of brick and stone, nor of flesh or bone, but my creator’s will I carry deep within my soul.

If only one truly knew of this place I found deeply in you, the place where Spirit meets soul and swirls in sequence as an aquatic dance.

When we merge in beat, He leads and dances whimsically so abundantly never the same, as He is vast and no one can know Him fully. He meets knowing every thought, mood or silent words within, He reads them eagerly as it is a legacy all to Him.

Knowing Him deeply is too shallow for words, for each of His creation master pieces are unique, even of their very own.

He delights in seeing desire budding,  He delights to see what will come of thee.

He delights in seeing His creation choosing and evolving in love, desiring to dwell with Him by having thy heart solved, for thy heart to be etched in stone is the greatest story ever told.

To know Him is to truly love Him, where there is no beginning and no end.

Life truly begins when you find that place when you merge with His face in the secret place.

No height, depth nor width, no earthly desire will never end what I share in knowing My creator so rare.

As I swim deeper, something deep within, causes my spirit to groan for that deeper place, it is ALL I am!

With my whole heart I lose time and all space, where only He and I know the exact place, but no one can truly understand the intimate plan of the divine.

One at best can only describe it to others as the secret place.  I learn of this new vast place, that abiding each time cannot erase.

As I learn to abide, each time as the day rise, each space, and mistakes I have found amazingly and profound!  That He gives me new ground to begin each day, for a new beginning in this day of grace.

No physical or spiritual cage or prison can keep me from truly living.  I long to hear His spirit responding to my tear.

There is no measure for the pleasure I gain, dwelling in him again and again.

In the depths, after the life lesson steps, I try desperately to gain that place that only my soul can see. It is that place of seeming obscurity.

To search His heart, there can be no dark, for in bearing through all the limitations, there is light.

He becomes my morning star so bright and clear.  How can one delight so true, deeply in a seemingly small pool, yet when I delight in Him alone, He promises me the victors crown.

To know Him is my greatest quest, even in a seemingly small place.  None can compare, only limited by prayer, for within the mark of the high cost, scales cannot measure or balance out, any loss, for He is so deep, wide, and stout; there is no doubt.

His secrets and truth are a torch.  He doesn’t open up for just anyone but to those whom He trusts.

The secrets of the Heart of the Father are precious moments in time and space while you may begin to seek Him through the lattice to come away………

Who can compare?

Who can compare?

For though I am locked in this prison as a bird in a cage, He visits me all the same.

For nothing in this life can keep me bound, for His Word is not bound. Amen!

“Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound,”   2 Timothy 2:9 KJV.

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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Redefined Relationships

The majority of time, people, especially believers, don’t have any idea how the enemy is able to use us all at times.

The majority of time, people, especially believers, don’t have any idea how the enemy is able to use us all at times.

That is why we must keep our confidence and trust in God at all times.  Never put complete confidence in man.

Jesus gave us a perfect example about this when he had to rebuke Peter.  Peter was being used by Satan and Peter had no clue.

Jesus rebuked the spirit that was behind the matter and spoke his words to Peters face.

Did the Lord disown or throw Peter away because his words were used by the enemy at that point?

Peter had no idea he was deceived when he spoke those words.  Jesus knew who was speaking and the origin of Peters words.

Jesus recognized the devil in Peters words and rebuked the enemy.  That spirit had no choice in the matter, for that spirit had to depart.

I imagine Peter, after that rebuke, became a bit bewildered in finding out the truth.

Beloved we are all are capable of listening to the wrong spirit.  We must always remember that our battle does not originate from man.  Our battles are not with flesh and blood but against the enemy of our souls.

“But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men,”   Mark 8:33 KJV.

We don’t write off a person because they fail or say the wrong thing.  We are to love and discern and pray for all of us.

Often, I see in my own life that when I make a mistake and repent, many who said they would forgive me walked away.

We are supposed to be a family beloved and we ALL make mistakes.  Please don’t count us off when we miss the mark.

Perfection is not possible in the flesh and we deal with real life issues and problems.  The Lord wants us to resolve relationships so that we will not hold a grudge because we or others miss the mark.

No person is perfect and we never will be.  Keep our focus on God and as we stay close to Him, we will know where each word originates.

Don’t cut off a beloved sister or brother and disassociate from them for human or spiritual error.

We must learn to function as one body and when one misses it we all do.  We need to have grace and mercy towards others like our heavenly father has towards us.

Many times, people have no idea why we leave and they detach from us because of failure and the sin that so easily besets us.

I have found on-line that it is easier to detach and remove ourselves from people and go into isolation; but it renders us divided.

We are to measure ourselves against the Word of God not each other.  When we measure ourselves against ourselves we are unwise.

Oh, how I would love to have so many relationships restored especially those that in some way I caused an offense.  I am so sorry and have great hope for restoration!

We can forgive and forget so easily when we don’t have to see the person.  However, there are so many that have not been able to totally forgive.  When these move away from you and there is no closure.

People usually remain isolated due to the fear of rejection.  Usually if we can just block, we do so as an act of self-preservation.

We never really learn to have relationships if we fail to conquer rejection.  We can try to deny that there is an issue, but God knows our heart and knows what we need.

None of us have it all together, and God expects us to learn to love one another even in all of our failures and mistakes.

Beloved we are flesh of our flesh and bone of our bone in Christ and we are His beloved Bride.  We must mediate on these things and if we have any relationships that need mending, we need to make the first step.

The great NET-Work needs all of us for the last end time harvest.  Beloved love one another and forgive one another even as Christ has forgiven you!
 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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Surrender Through HIS Process!

For a couple weeks now, I have felt grieved in my body and I could hear crying inside of me and I kept asking the LORD what it was and what was wrong.

For a couple weeks now, I have felt grieved in my body and I could hear crying inside of me and I kept asking the LORD what it was and what was wrong.

Today He helped me understand a lot more.

I had a vision,

I saw the LORD’s Hand squeezing an enlarged heart like a sponge, but instead of it dripping blood, it was being transformed and dripping the Oil of Gladness and of Great Compassion.

Then I saw the heart being squeezed and what appeared, was the washing of the Water of the Word.

I also saw the person, as this squeezing took place.  Each time the heart was squeezed, the person would breath in deeply and then would shed tears….

This was an intense process, and one that had to be done to finalize.

“Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows,”   Hebrews 1:9 KJV.

“and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters,”   Jeremiah 9:18 KJV.

Washington in boatI also see a vision like of the boat that Washington used crossing the Delaware River, but instead of a red, white and blue flag, there was a deeper meaning.

I saw a superimposed realm in which I could see that there were two flags.

But in this vision, the LORD allowed me to focus and see the brilliant white flag in the head of the boat.

The flag was without spot wrinkle or any blemish as Washington faced a new land and territory.

I knew in the vision that the white flag meant moving forward with absolute surrender to the will of God.

Washington prayed and surrendered to the LORD’s will in crossing over that river and the trek that God led him to do.

The Word of the LORD:

“I AM yearning for you My Beloved, yearning to clothe you as I have squeezed your heart of great compassion and in the shedding of My Blood I conquered death, hell and the grave for eternal life.

You haven’t understood some things, and you haven’t learned from books or theories, but from dwelling in Me richly and boldly.

Yes, you have felt lonely in this temporal life, but I have caused you to learn of Me through the identity of My son in the fellowship of the sufferings beloved.

These tests of the hidden places of the heart are the places where I dwell in you richly.

Yes, you have identified with me but have only tasted only a very small portion of the anguish of My Heart.  I grieve and anguish over the whole world!

I squeezed your heart and you have identified and learned with great surrender and compassion, how I feel about the whole world.

Even in advancing you and crossing over into the new places of my purpose and mission; I have kept you and will continue beloved.

My banner over you is love and I have kept you and purposed you in total surrender to My Purpose.

My advancing warrior children are found keeping pace in the secret place of the heart of their surrender.

Learning in seeking My Face in childlike grace creates an impenetrable heart that is given only by Me.

A stout measure of fortification and walls of defense are in this place for those in the secret place and you shall know the heart of the matter as you abide there.

In the hearts of innocence and trust, I have proven you in your passion.  I have kept you as your love is pure and simple.

Remaining lowly of heart and remaining childlike will be an impenetrable fortress against the winds and the storms that come to test your resolve.

I have sought after a heart that is true and dear, having a childlike pace that seek My Face.

Being as a child isn’t such a grand place of men’s dreams and desire for accolades, but the retreat to what is simple.

It is there that I AM at ease with those leaning against My breast. Severed away of things that have come your way, knowing too what is more is less, is more of your heart true. 

It is learning to dwell in Me you will depend on me more.

I know that sometimes it can be so utterly alone and dark but, in this obscurity, I AM bringing victory.  I AM bringing you victory and grace in all you do beloved true,” says the LORD.

I believe tears are the response of Jesus through us.

He weeps within and through our tears, so when we feel so alone and feel and hear the weeping within, remember that you have become one with Christ and He abides within you in the fellowship of his sufferings.

The hurt and pain of rejection He feels is magnified much more in the world view.

Imagine the hurt and the pain He has for those who would crucify Him afresh.  When people hurt us, they don’t realize they are hurting Him too.  So, don’t be afraid of weeping and tears, for they are sharing his life through you.

I keep hearing Him say to REST and for those like us.  We struggle with this concept, because we feel we must do something.

Entering His rest is a position, leaning back without thought or care, he leads us there so we will be healed of such trifle thoughts of everyday life and those things he must sever so that we will be grow in a greater degree in all humility.

You are right, not many should strive for high places in man’s accolades.

I pray that God will not give me more or allow anything that would turn my face away from His.  Even if you want to remain hidden for your whole life, what you experience in secret he awards for eternal life.

Being childlike is a goal of innocence.  Don’t hold on to people too tightly anymore.

The great network in so many ways is uncharted territory in reaching the great harvest of souls.  Because of the price don’t seek selfish ambitions, it is not worth it.

Ministry is a goal, not a destination.  So those He sends our way, obey Him, but not man’s ways.

I have heard it so many times before, that many years ago the desire for ministry was strong, but now it is gone.

We must remember that it is all about Him, when He lifts us up to Him instead.

He will give you the grace, but remember the price, it will cost your very life.

Remember Moses thought his best days were behind him.  Keep your focus on God instead of man, so that no idolatry, nor shame as we keep in synchronization with the Master’s plan.

“For I reckon that the sufferings of this present times are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us,”   Romans 8:18 KJV.

“But rejoice, in as much as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy,”   1 Peter 4:13 KJV.

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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Condescending or Credible Witness?

Condescending religious spirits and people in general, like taking advantage of us when we are down.

Condescending religious spirits and people in general, like taking advantage of us when we are down.

They think it is their place or portion to correct a brother or sister, when they actually need to be redirecting prayer against the enemy’s tactics and actions.

Our battle is NOT with flesh and blood, but against principalities, powers, and rulers of darkness.  Above all, we are to use words in humility toward that one who needs our prayers.

These religious spirits fail to pray but they use word curses, taking God’s word in a twisting way in declaring you as unfit, wrong, and not approved of God.

Their MO (Modus Operandi) is to gain access to your life to destroy your credibility, character, and the ultimate, your ministry and life.  If the person attacked succumbs to the lies of the enemy, they will be bound by those lies and false words of the enemy.

Know your enemy, beloved!

Your deliverance is just a few thoughts, and words away!  Rebuke the enemy and cast out unbelief and doubt and let the light of God come in!

Come to realize and understand, that you have been duped into believing lies about your own life!

These devils know and study you!  We are to study to show ourselves approved by God a work man that need not be ashamed rightly dividing the word of truth!

The enemy seeks areas of weakness and makes plans in advance.  Sometimes their plans are quite detailed and planned from many years ago to happen now!

We fully don’t understand the accountability given to us by the words we speak.  God created the universe with His word and we are created in his image to create with our words.

God has given us free choice and free will both positive and negative.  He will not make you do anything.  Like generational spirits, they manifest at a certain point when we are most vulnerable.

Unlike God, the devils are not omnipresent. None of us truly know the depth of our own heart, but God knows everything from beginning to end. He knows our motives, and knows our hearts.

Yes beloved, we may need to have confrontations to put the devil in his place.  Sad to say though, we must deal with people who are being used by the enemy in this manner.

Remember that all things work together for good, to those who love God and are called to his purpose.

David knew the hardness of being a good soldier for God and even when he sinned, he chose God.

David knew that God was a merciful God.  Hardness is for our benefit like water off a duck back.

David learned how to submit to authority, he learned to develop a thick skin.

David was prepared from child hood and God took him through leadership 101; life’s obstacle course to prepare Him.

“Who satisfies thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s.  The LORD executes righteousness and judgment for all that are oppressed.  He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel.  The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.  He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger forever.  He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.  For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him,”  Psalms 103:5-10 KJV.

The hidden works of darkness are revealed by the light of His glory!

When they are revealed they usually do not leave quietly.  The origin of all the actions must be revealed in the light of His glory!

Nothing of darkness can remain in that light, for He is light and His word is light!

So, the original source of those attacks manifest, as they end up viciously spreading malicious harm and gossip about the LORD’s beloved.

These take unfair advantage to make themselves out to look and seem to be something they are not.

Remember Absalom!

Condescending religious spirits and groups, take upon themselves a platform that was never given to them by God.  These make influence by popularity, pretense, pride of having seemingly godly authority.

Being since they have no godly authority, these spirits will attempt to ride on your anointing and authority to prostitute it thus declaring you are not relevant.

A Jezebel spirit and religious spirit are usually those who steal the show and then attempt to put out the light as quickly as they can while the open door is still opened.  It is so important to make sure to close the doors in a final manner beloved.

People have within them a gnawing need to be filled with something special in their own mind, and heart; regardless if it is good or bad.

They can never fill that void with anything external for that place was designed for God to fill and dwell there.

Religious traits are usually predictable and understood by the mature.  These reveal their own heart and soul by using condescending, disrespectful tone, and words.

For those who are on the reciprocal end of this pseudo love pretense, when revealed, are then attacked to try and discredit those they could not control thus making themselves out to be something of authority when they are not.

It is important to pray for these people that they learn to come aside, be still and learn.  There are NO short cuts in our growth and ministry leadership skills.

God uses everything in our lives to refine and define us.  For developmental residual effects,

God wants us to learn how to develop a thick skin.  God wants us to know how to handle those critics that disrespect.  The LORD wants us to develop the ability to allow things to just roll off; like water on a ducks back.

As we develop and mature we learn that the breast plate of righteousness and the shield of faith will deflect, reflect every arrow, and scheme that comes our way when a person touching God’s beloved.

Give no credible attention to them, just forgive them, release them, and give them to God.  He is the only one that knows their heart and soul.

We are hidden in Christ and when critics touch you, forgive them and give them over to God because they don’t realize that they fight against God not us.

“And he spoke that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.  But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men,”   Mark 8:32-33 KJV.

People with low self-esteem and passive aggressive traits in their soulish thoughts, want relationship with you, but only if they can be in control of correcting you, making you feel really bad about seemingly failures.

These condescending spiritual words and actions are in league with those thoughts the enemy is speaking to you!

You are who God says you are!

Give no place to the enemy in your thoughts or circumstances!  Realize who is speaking to you!

Even Jesus taught us when he had to rebuke Peter.  Jesus said, “Get behind him Satan!” Religion and accusations are not the encouragement of the Lord’s portion!

Job was confronted by his religious friends, as God watched and listened.  Those so-called friends were accusing him by making him feel that he must have done something wrong to deserve such punishment.

When we are accused in the midst of negativity and in the condescending manner of their own religious soul, these must make themselves out to look better than you!

By making themselves look better than you, they join the ranks of the accuser of the brethren.  They have to make you look bad to reflect their own insecure agenda!

When you are down and out, instead of helping you in the spirit of humility, they kick you again.

They see you as a threat so they try to measure themselves against you.  We are to lean and measure ourselves with God’s word.

There are those among us beloved, that will always measure themselves against you because they are intimidated by you.

There are always those who have no respect for the God in you or your rank in His authority.

They are condescending and they treat you as something common and disrespect you.

The battle is the Lord’s beloved!  God keeps us incognito a lot of times to see how others react to us and how we react to us and the whole scenario.

Confession and repentance are a cleansing of the body and soul, not a court room on earth that brings railing accusation against one another.

Mutual respect, honor, and loyalty are acquired learned behaviors of the mark of a true mature Christian.

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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What’s Our Response?

The Holy Spirit is the only one who can bring lasting change in a person’s life.  We must be so ever careful and frugal with words we speak or write.

Ninety nine percent of the time I have learned to pray for others, instead of say to others.

The Holy Spirit is the only one who can bring lasting change in a person’s life.  We must be so ever careful and frugal with words we speak or write.

The LORD is close to those who are broken and have a contrite heart; HE will not despise.

God sees everything, but we see through a glass darkly and not completely.  We must be so ever careful in our approach in loving and support to God’s people.

What circumstances we think we see in others, we only know in part.  God sees to the very core of the person.

He sees them perfected, from the beginning till the end.  He is the only one who can bring lasting change and it is through HIS loving kindness that He leads to repentance.

Don’t speak of others failures according to the things you think you see.

Don’t run but talk to God and give God room.

Pray, pray, and pray and ask God if you can offer some assistance in their time of need.

The good Samaritan knew what being a reject was.  If we are proud and walk with our nose in the air refusing to even glance at that person, we could be in serious trouble and in agreement and league with the religious of this day.

Seek God for those who cannot see; those who are injured and left for dead.

Most times it takes a reject to know a reject.  God shall often send His angels to minister to those in desperate circumstances.

What is our response?

“For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones,”   Isaiah 57:15 KJV.

“The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit,”   Psalms 34:18 KJV.

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise,”   Psalms 51:17 KJV.

 

In HIS Grace and Mercy,
~ Sherry Edwards Mackey


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