LET’S  PRAY  

I decree, right now, “that whatever has been holding you down…whatever has been afflicting or humiliating you…whatever has been against your peace, your progress, your job or career, your business or your children…You are breaking forth today! You will never, ever be disgraced or in a shameful condition again, in Jesus’ Name! AMEN.

A Man’s Daily Prayer

Abba Father, My God, My Lord. Good morning! Thank you for hearing my prayer, for being interested in
the thoughts and concerns of my heart this day. Who am I, Lord, that you think of me all day long? (Psalm 8:4), Philippians 4:6). I am your son, coming to you, Abba, to hear your voice again today (John 10:27, Psalm 5:3, 85:8).

Father, in spite of my struggle to put off the old man (Ephesians 4:21-24) , You still make me clean, holy and acceptable to You through Your Begotten Son, my Savior, Brother and Friend, Jesus. By His Sacrificial Love on the Cross, He exchanged my sinful old man, for a righteousness new man (Colossians 3:10, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 2 Corinthians 5:17).

I am now accepted, affirmed and approved by You (Ephesians 1:4-7).
I am in awe that “Your gentleness has made me great” (Psalm 18:35, ESV). You told me I am Your son and You enjoy talking with me ((Psalm 2:7, Philippians 4:6-8).

Lord Jesus, I enter in today’s work place thanking You for the gifts You have given me because You love me. Wherever the flame of my gifts has dwindled, I pray that You strengthen me, as I fan the flame of these gifts by setting my mind on Spirit-Filled manhood (2 Timothy 1:6, Ephesians 1:3, 2 Peter 1:3) (1 Peter 2:21, 4:1-2).
I earnestly desire and ask this day, for an extra measure of:
Your Spirit of a Sound Mind (2 Timothy 1:7).
The Spirit of Self Control (Galatians 5:23, 2 Peter 1:6).
The Spirit of Strength. (Isaiah 11:2, 2 Timothy 1:7, Ephesians 3:16).
The Spirit of Sacrificial Love (Galatians 5:23, Ephesians 3:17-19).
The Spirit of Sonship (Romans 8:15-16, Galatians 4:4-7).

I receive this, by Your Holy Spirit, to restore, firmly fix, strengthen and establish me in Your Love (Chesed).
By authority in Christ I renounce any feelings left of unworthiness, guilt or regret by the power of the
Cross. I now step firmly into trusting your will, to co-labor with me in my work today that it may bring
You glory.

I now believe & confess to possess the Spirit of the Sound mind as I choose to set my
mind on Your Will & Word as reality (Romans 8:5-7, Colossians 3:2). I am a focused & (Isaiah 26:3)
content man (Philippians 4:11) whose mind is orderly, whole & guarded by the peace of Christ (Philippians 4:7).

I receive Your Spirit of Self-Control as I choose, by the discipline of Grace, to say
“No” (Titus 2:11-12) to any lazy, sinful, or destructive thoughts that hinder me or lead into temptation. By Your authority, I lead captive, every thought, till it obeys Your Word (2 Corinthians 10:5). I practice this, till it becomes natural in me! I choose to exchange affections for this world, for my affection for You Father. I am a consistent and self-controlled man (James 4:4, Colossians 3:2, Romans 12:2).

I receive Your Spirit of Strength. The power in me, used for your Glory, I choose, to courageously trust Your kindness as I confidently walk & work as though your strength is in me, whether I feel it, see it, or not, Almighty Father.

I receive Your Spirit of Love as I choose to live & love as a sacrificial man (Romans 12:1) and put my wife, children and brother’s needs before mine. For no greater love has any man, than to put his own desires in submission to that of another (Ephesians 5:21, Philippians 2:3-5, John 15:13).

I receive Your Spirit of Sonship, Abba, as Your Fatherly acceptance and approval of me overwhelms my intellect and divinely disarms doubt in my heart. I choose to accept Your forgiveness (1John 1:9) and Your Covenant of Love for me, which esteems me a successful son, of the King of the Universe,
who is my Father.

I am a chosen son, in whom You are well pleased. In the Mighty Name of Jesus, I pray. Amen

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ONE DAY AT A TIME  

“But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.  The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.  But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.  Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness…”{2 Peter 3:8-11}
Question: “What does it mean that there is a proper time for everything (Ecclesiastes 3:1–8)?”

Answer: Ecclesiastes 3:1–8 is a well-known passage that deals with the balanced, cyclical nature of life and says that there is a proper time for everything:
“There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under the heavens:

a time to be born and a time to die,

a time to plant and a time to uproot,

a time to kill and a time to heal,

a time to tear down and a time to build,

a time to weep and a time to laugh,

a time to mourn and a time to dance,

a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,

a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

a time to search and a time to give up,

a time to keep and a time to throw away,

a time to tear and a time to mend,

a time to be silent and a time to speak,

a time to love and a time to hate,

a time for war and a time for peace.”

In this passage, the Preacher says that there is a time for every matter in life. He illustrates this truth by juxtaposing opposites: fourteen pairs of contrasting activities as examples of how life is comprised of various seasons. A straightforward reading of the passage reveals several concepts:

FIRST, the timing of our activities is important. Killing someone (Ecclesiastes 3:8) is generally considered evil and a crime, but that may change during a time of war, when defending one’s country can be considered a noble act. Dancing (verse 4) may be appropriate during a time of celebration, but it would not be appropriate for a funeral. Both our actions and the timing of our actions are important to God.
SECOND, these seasons in which certain pursuits are proper are appointed by God. His plan for life involves a variety of experiences and activities. Weeping may be part of life, but life is not all weeping; laughter has a place, too (Ecclesiastes 3:4). Construction is good in its time, but sometimes deconstruction is necessary (verse 3).
A key to this passage is found a few verses later: “He has made everything beautiful in its time” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). The proper activity at the right time, bringing about God’s purposes, is a beautiful part of God’s overall plan. A tapestry, viewed from the back, seems a chaotic and unlovely work; but the maker of the tapestry has a wise purpose for the placement of each thread.
Third, Ecclesiastes 3:1–8 serves as a bridge between the first two chapters and the section that follows. People are to accept each day as a gift from the hand of God (2:24–26). Why? Ecclesiastes 3:1–8 explains it is because God has a reason and a time for all things. People may be ignorant of God’s timing (3:9–11), but they are called to enjoy life in the present (3:12–13) and trust in God’s sovereignty (3:14–15).
God offers much wisdom in the saying, “There is a time for everything, / and a season for every activity under the heavens.” God is sovereign. Our activity in this world is meaningful as we rely on His wisdom, His timing, and His goodness.

The Invisibility of God

-Has it ever dawned or occurred to you that God is also Invisible. 

1Timothy 1:17 

Now unto the King Eternal, Immortal, INVISIBLY, the only Wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. 

-Jesus as God has the supernatural ability to be visible or invisible. 

John 4:24 

God is a Spirit…

-God is a Spirit and obviously the Holy Spirit is Spirit. As Spirits our Heavenly Father and the Holy Spirit are Invisible. 

-Many times we look for Jesus to physical appear in our situations and circumstances and He can, but for the most part He remains invisible with in it. 

-Stay encouraged and know that even though you don’t physically see the Lord. He is still with you but invisible. He honors His Word. He said in Hebrews 13:5 I’ll never leave you nor forsake you. 

-Blessed you are and blessed you will always be and to God be all the glory. Amen!