The walls WILL fall down…

By: Sandra DilleySandra Dilley

While in yoga meditating this evening, the Lord showed me that laboring for our breakthroughs, dreams, destinies is where relationship with Him is cultivated. My amazing son in law, Pastor Jeremiah, asked us Sunday: “Are our hearts burning for Him?” as he shared about the importance of an intimate relationship with Christ and how it’s crucial to the body of Christ and answered prayer. So timely as is the movie and I am reminded of WarRoom.

As we pray, petition, cry, talk, share, war, battle for territory and enter into the throne room with our Lord, we are dwelling in a place of intimacy wtih the Father. Think of how when we go through hardship, trials , sorrows with others how it bonds us? In the same way, sharing our prayers, petitions and cries to our Heavenly Father in our prayer closet also does so.

Jeremiah further shared these wise words this past Sunday: “House of prayer =house of encounter; The house of prayer is our Jericho”. The Lord also showed me when answers come, just like the wall falling down…it happens SUDDENLY! So, beloved, be encouraged in your laboring. Keep going to our loving Father. Keep going to the throne room. Do not grow tired or weary. He is FAITHFUL to His promises! He will answer your prayers…SUDDENLY! the breakthrough will happen…is coming! Selah Amen!

God should fix all my problems

By: Taylor Johnson
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When first reading this I think most of us would say that is a lie, but lately I’ve seen that I believe this much more than I would like to admit. In the past few weeks I have started having horrible pain from a disease I thought was no longer in my body. As I have already had two surgeries I found myself feeling angry, and not understanding why this was happening to me again. Not only does this cause constant pain it can also make child bearing nearly impossible (though NOTHING is impossible with God).

This week I caught myself asking God why He is letting me go through this again, and thinking “If God really loved me He would heal me.” Then as I was teaching at our girls’ Bible study, God was really teaching me. We confronted the lie that “God should fix all my problems.” We began reading James 1:2-4 which says, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” Romans 5:3-4 “Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.”  2 Corinthians 12:9-11 “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”

Through all of this I was seeing that God did not promise a perfect life with no problems, but He does promise that He will never leave or forsake us. He is a good Father and will do what is best for us. We may not see it, but He sees the big picture. Remember that if you need healing, physically or emotionally, that all things are possible with God (Matt. 19:26), and He works all things together for the good of those who love Him. (Rom. 8:28)

Lean into Him. Rest in Him. 1 Peter 4:7 “Casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.”

2 Timothy 3:16-17

Verse of the Day

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Hopefully this inspires you to spend a little more time with God’s word this week.


Psalm 24:7-10

Verse of the day:

“Lift up your heads, you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in. Who is he, this King of glory? The Lord Almighty—he is the King of glory!!” ~Psalm 24:7-10

Hope you all have a wonderful week!


Romans 5:2-5

Verse of the day:
“Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” ~Romans 5:2-5

Hope this encourages you as you go through this week.
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