Which Way Does the Wind Blow?
Oct 11th, 2012 12:12 am
thru PRISCILLA VAN SUTPHIN
John 3:8 NKJV 8 The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit."
Gen 28:11-22 AMP_ 11And he came to a certain place and stayed there overnight, because the sun was set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down there to sleep. 12And he dreamed that there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!
Jacob’s ladder sculpture in Jerusalem
13And behold, the Lord stood over and beside him and said, I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father [forefather] and the God of Isaac; I will give to you and to your descendants the land on which you are lying. 14And your offspring shall be as [countless as] the dust or sand of the ground, and you shall spread abroad to the west and the east and the north and the south; and by you and your Offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed and bless themselves. [Gen 12:2-3; 13:16; 22:18; 26:4; Acts 3:25-26; Gal 3:8,16.]
15And behold, I am with you and will keep (watch over you with care, take notice of) you wherever you may go, and I will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done all of which I have told you. 16And Jacob awoke from his sleep and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place and I did not know it.
17 He was afraid and said, How to be feared and reverenced is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and j this is the gateway to heaven!
18And Jacob rose early in the morning and took the stone he had put under his head, and he set it up for a pillar (a monument to the vision in his dream), and he poured oil on its top [in dedication].
19And he named that place Bethel [the house of God]; but the name of that city was Luz at first. 20Then Jacob made a vow, saying, If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go and will give me food to eat and clothing to wear,
21So that I may come again to my father's house in peace, then the Lord shall be my God; 22And this stone which I have set up as a pillar (monument) shall be God's house [a sacred place to me], and of all [the increase of possessions] that You give me I will give the tenth to You.
Acts 2:1-4 NKJV When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
“ So many are asking Me now, what is next, what will happen, what should I do? I want you to STAY until I direct you. For I am leading you and your trust should be in that. Don’t be so afraid of making a mistake, that you create your own anxiety.
Do not be anxious for anything but with prayer and supplications, make your request known to God. Then wait on Me to answer before you venture out. Don’t get ahead of My plan. Many in past ages got ahead of My plan and died prematurely due to their impatience.
So don’t be too anxious to do, as much as to be led. STAY your mind on me and you will have perfect peace. I will position you. You need not strive to position yourself. You need to rest IN ME, and allow me to lead you. Then you will find everything unfolds in My time. Wait on Me, and I will lead you into paths of righteousness, and manifest glory, and all you need will be given you. BE ANXIOUS FOR NO-THING. I AM your Provider.
Praise ME in all situations for I am working behind the scenes to manifest My love and blessings to you. You don’t have to strive and be perfect to receive what I have for you. My GRACE is sufficient for you. Be in My presence with the time you yet have, soaking in My peace, soaking in My love, soaking in My joy, soaking in My wisdom and guidance.
I am asking many of My eagles to FACE THE WINDS of adversity as they come, but trusting me fully, because I AM building FAITH that will OVERCOME all obstacles in your path.
Then you will LEAP over walls, and destroy every weapon, every demon trying to stop you. You will NOT be anxious when there isn’t this or that, because you will know that I am not a neglectful Father. But are you seeking what YOU THINK I want you to do, or are you WAITING on ME, so that you can hear. Wait UNTIL you hear. Don’t rush into doing if I am telling you to sit at My feet.
There is wisdom that is man’s wisdom, but is nothing but folly. Man always thinks you must need to DO something. But I said,
Isa 30:15 NKJV 15 For thus says the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: "In returning and rest you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your strength." But you would not,
Wait beloveds for the WIND to blow, and follow the path I am leading and though you might not understand where the wind is leading. Know that the Wind of My Spirit will lead you to safety every time. It may take you on a path that seems perilous. But if you are truly listening to Me, you will find at the journey’s end, that I knew best. I am WITH you all the time. I NEVER leave you nor forsake you.
Now not everyone is at the same place, so some are getting marching orders. But if you have not received yours, be not anxious. Just WAIT. They will come in time, as you put all of your trust in ME.
Lay your head on the ROCK Who is higher, and rest, and I will give you the revelation that you need. Go back and read and encourage yourself in all that I’ve said. Stop being a prophecy junkie, and trust in what I have already told you. Keep in My Word, and daily disciplines, prayer, contemplation, worship, and declaring My word. Wait like those in the upper room, til you know that you know it’s time to venture forward.”
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