Now Arise And Stand Tall.

Now Arise And Stand Tall.

He is the love that far surpasses anything you could ever know.
He gives you beauty in place of the ashes with the oil of joy that flows.
From the heart of great compassion comes the remedy for your pain,
To raise you up, to make you stand,
On the Rock while He pours out the rain.
Therefore stand tall in the liberty wherewith Christ has made you free,
The crown of thorns, the blood that flows,
that gives life to you and me.
For every trial and every test,
He will show you the way to enter His rest.
Hold on my child, your joy will come,
Because He will always do what is best.
His thoughts toward you are thoughts of peace
Not of evil, to give you a future and hope.
Now arise and shine, stand in your faith,
He is your rewarder, and the assurance of your hope.

Thomas Downes

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Incubating The Word of God In Our Lives

Incubating The Word of God In Our Lives

Incubation involves an egg being kept warm until it hatches. As the chick inside the egg is pecking at the inside of its shell, its neck is getting stronger and stronger, as well as the muscles in its body. Development does take exercise, doesn’t it?
The chick inside the egg is getting stronger with every strike it makes on the shell. The shell finally starts to crack little by little, until the chick has freed itself from the remnants of the shell and stands up for the first time. It makes its first sounds as it gains it ability it express its excitement of being free from its shell. Of course it will be hungry.
We as born again Christians can relate to the newborn chick in regards to the newfound life we have found in the Lord Jesus Christ. We were enclosed in a life of sin, where we could not set ourselves free from its grip. We kept on going until we came to the place where all our effort to do things right were strangled by the nature we continued to carry; the nature of sin.
But during this time God the Father sent forth His Word and it will not come back to Him void; but wlll accomplish the purpose for which He sent it.
When we learned that the Word of God has to abide in us as Jesus said “If you abide in Me and My Word abides in you, then you shall ask what you will and it shall be done unto you”, the Word of God gave us the power to break forth from the nature of sin. We are then able in Christ to sound forth our excitement of being free to express our love to Him for the freedom He has given us.
And through the exercise of our faith in God., we are able to do all things through Christ Who strengthens you.
As we allow ourselves to incubate the Word of God in our lives, we will become more than conquerors through Him Who loves us. For He is our peace, and He has broken down every wall that separates us from the Presence of the Lord. Casting all of our cares upon Him Who cares for you

Thomas Downes

He Will Incubate And Transform Your Yieldedness

He Will Incubate And Transform Your Yieldedness

Behold, there is a day coming where My Word that I have sent to you, to give you revelation about the wisdom I have intended for you to receive, will be brought to account. I will complete it. I will answer you about the promises I have intended, I will bring to pass the Rhema of My Own Heart, It will be the hidden manna your heart and your spirit truly needs to see, and it will meet you with such an impact that you never expected.
I have set before you the open door, the position of receiving the renewing of your mind. I have set before you the opportunity to walk in the expanded knowledge that will enlarge your boundaries. The new thing that I have set before you will have a sure foundation, a tried stone, the precious cornerstone. And it will never fall to the ground but will accomplish My purpose; says the Lord..
What I reveal to you will have an explosive impact that will drive you to the Presence of the Lord. It will transform your reasoning into the yielded heart that I have desired to see in you. There will be no failing of My heart’s desire for you. There will be no failing of the visions I reveal into your spirit. I will incubate and transform your yieldedness into effective ministry of the Gifts of the Spirit.
And these signs shall follow those who believe, They will hear My Voice. They will possess the minds that have had their understanding enlightened so that they will know the hope of their calling. They will have a strong confidence due to truly hearing My Voice.. They will lay hands on the sick and they will recover. They will know the truth for the truth has set them free to walk in the Spirit. They will know that they have the mind of Christ.
Now be confident of this very thing; that He Who has begun this work in you will complete it until the Day of Jesus Christ, says the Lord”.
He is faithful Who promised, and He will do it.
“He who overcomes will walk with Me dressed in white.”
“In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence,”
“As for me, I am filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord, and with justice and might.”

Thomas Downes.

There Will Be Times.

There Will Be Times.

There will be times when the wisdom of God will overtake your lack of knowledge.
There will be times when the power of God will overtake your weakness.
There will be times when your lack will be overcome by God’s provision.
There will be times when your lack of vision will be overcome by a revelation.
There will be times when the fear of the Lord will be the beginning of wisdom for you.
There will be times when you will come to a crossroads and you will have to choose the path that leads to peace.
There will be times where the Faith of God will raise you up to speak against the mountain of doubt.
There will be times when you will have to stand upon the ramparts to see what He will say to you, and seriously consider how you will answer Him.
There will be times where you seek Him and search for Him with your whole heart, and you will find Him.
There will be times when you will truly realize that the Lord has never left you, or forsaken you.
There will be times that the Word of the Lord will become life giving Rhema for you.
When the Word Of The Lord is alive within you, there will be times of refreshing and you will realize what you were missing all these times.
Your anticipation is about to be met by His visitation;
And He will show Himself strong in your behalf.
He is your peace, and He has broken down every wall between you and the Holy of Holies.
The Lord is your Shield, and your exceedingly Great Reward.

Thomas Downes

There Is Never A Time.

There Is Never A Time.

There is never a time where the Lord has no plans for your life.
For the Word of the Lord says; “The plans I have for you are plans of peace, not of evil, to give to you a future and hope”.
There is never a time where being the righteousness of God in Christ will not be effective for you.
For The Word of the Lord says: “The fervent prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective”.
There is never a time where the power of God will be useless for you.
For The Word of the Lord says: “For you shall receive power after the Holy Spirit has come upon you”. Also, “the Gospel is the power of God unto salvation.”
There is never a time where your faith is put forth in vain.
For The Word of the Lord says: “For without faith it is impossible to please God. For he that comes to God must believe that He is God, and that He is the rewarder unto those who diligently seek Him”.
Also, “Faith comes by hearing, and “Rhema by the Word of God
Also, the Word of the Lord says, “I will be found by you, when you seek Me and search for Me with all of your heart”.
There is never a time where you are not loved by the Father:
For the Word of the Lord says; “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, so that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.”
There is never a time where you are hidden from His sight.
For the Word of the Lord says; “The eyes of the Lord are roaming to and fro throughout the whole earth, seeking those whose hearts are steadfast toward Him, to show Himself strong in their behalf.”
Also, “He knows your rising up and your lying down; He knows when you stand and when you sit; And He knows your thoughts even from far off.”
There is never a time where your adversary will have complete victory in your life.
For the Word of the Lord says : “Your adversary, the Devil roams about as a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him steadfast in the Faith for your know your brothers are experiencing the same struggles.
There will never be a time where your peace of mind will be utterly defeated.
For the Word of the Lord says: “He is your peace, and He has broken down every wall. Casting all of your cares upon Him Who cares for you.”
For you shall overcome by the Blood of the Lamb, and by the Word of your testimony

Thomas Downes

Because Of The Great I Am.

Because Of The Great I Am.

We, my wife, Maryellen and I, have seen and stood in the empty tomb where the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ took place. It has been documented that the land on which the tomb is located was owned by a rich man named Joseph of Arimathea.
“He is risen. Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here.”
He now lives in the living, in those who live for Him;
He now lives within those who have put their hope in Him.
The veil that concealed has been torn to reveal;
The Power that rests in Him.
There is a grace that can now be found;
Where the Love of the Father abounds.
The Spirit says “Come”, your life was undone;
But now there is Life in the Son.
The Son has said,”Come to Me all who are weary;”
He is planning your path very clearly.
He has known all along, the way you have come,
He has paid the price very dearly.
Now listen, for the Voice of the Lord is near.
He has been gathering all of your tears.
They have been kept close to His Heart,
He will never depart from you.
A new day has arrived with new freedom for you;
When you thought nothing would come true for you.
But it has proved to be wrong,
To think all hope is gone,
Because He has met you at a rendezvous.
You are cleansed by the Blood of the Lamb.
You have been raised up to be seated with Him.
The heavenly places are filled with His graces
Because He is the Great I Am.
The angels of heaven are rejoicing over you;
Where, once you were lost, but now you are found;
Because of the Great I Am.

Thomas Downes..

The Indwelling Is Powerful

The Indwelling Is Powerful

Holy Spirit I ask that You do whatever You want to do, move in any way You want to move, reveal whatever You want to reveal, for Jesus said that because everything that the Father has has been given to Him, that You will take from Jesus, and show it to us.. Holy Spirit You are welcome here. Come flood this place and fill the atmosphere. Your Glory God is what our hearts long for, to be overwhelmed by Your Presence, Lord.
Visions and dreams are being given right now in the Name of Jesus. The interpretations of visions are being poured out right now in the Name of Jesus. All arguments against the manifestation of the sons and daughters of God are being met face to face by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the called out ones, and being cast down by the Power of the Living God Who dwells in the obedient servants.
The righteous shall be bold as the Lion. No weapon formed against you shall prosper. The words spoken against you in the spiritual realm and the natural realm you shall condemn and cast down. This is your heritage in the Lord and your vindication comes from God. Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.

Thomas Downes