Hello dear friends,

Yesterday was a day of conflict within me. I have seen so many things going on, the Lord moving in so many areas of my life, but at the same time I am still, as if it was not yet time to walk.

Yesterday I started another book of prayer, my tenth, I think … and always the same expectations: what do these pages will tell? Every time I start a new notebook feel like I got a new time for me with the Lord …

These days the Lord has once again told me about the time … a time for everything. Mechendo found in some cds cd Message of Brazil and just put (unintentionally!) The music of Eugene who say it: there is a time for every things, there is a time under heaven …

I’m 25 years old, there are days that I am new things are happening at the right time. But there are days, like yesterday, I stopped and I like my time has passed and I had to do something. I spent all day so, with that feeling and asking the Lord to touch me.

In the evening, after classes and meeting was to get my new notebook (I’m anxious about it .. lol). I sat up and said to the Lord I can not stop now … just want to write … write … write … that is my prayer. And I started … and the Lord healed me:

WAIT

Wait for the fruit at the right time give your taste and smell

Expect to step step my feet reach where you have to get

It’s so hard as necessary

Wait Your wave, Thy Yes, Your “now”, Your hours

Expect from glory to glory I is processed, prepared, planned to be who I be

Expect to understand what today do not understand understand the arrivals and departures and the next deviation

Wait …

Wait without losing the focus, without losing step, without losing myself without Expect to rush that only time can bring

and take me …

Waiting…

The Love of the Beloved

Carol Carolo

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The provision that leads to the miracles

Stand to the move of God, without prejudice, is the first step for those wishing to see the Lord operate and do his work. In the Word we find many examples of people who put themselves before the Lord, and his open heart, to receive graces and even miracles. We start with Abraham, who against all reality of his body and the body of his wife Sarah believed the Lord could give what it promised: a son. Abandoning himself to the will of God, received his miracle. (Gen 18, 1-15, 21, 1-7)

Naan, hoped that the prophet Elisha to heal him of his leprosy. Wanted not need to do anything, just a word the man of God take away from him terrible disease. But the Lord would break the heart of Naaman, who after going to so many healers, doing so many things to get rid of leprosy, was ordered to Elisha to bathe only 7 times in Jordan. At first suspicious of the prophet Naaman thought that this was making fun of her illness, but one of his servants convinced him to make himself available for the cure and obey the word of God by the prophet. Naaman, convinced, washed in the Jordan and was completely cured. (II Kings 5, 1-14)

Surely the greatest example of willingness to move of God we find in Mary. Even without understanding, Mary is placed at the disposal of the move of the Spirit “Why not for God is impossible” (Lk 1:37). Your “Yes” has generated the miracle.

In Luke 1, 45, received from God the key to the miracle: Believe. “Blessed is she who believed that it will be fulfilled if the things from the Lord were told.”. When we believe, our heart opens to the move of God, we draw the eyes of our possibilities and we begin to glimpse the possibilities of God. How many of us hold in our hearts, promises, dreams, and often look at them and see no possibility of happening, but if we trust in God who created us in those dreams, we will open our spiritual eyes and see that the Lord has worked in our favor, in favor of the dreams that He has placed in us.

Suffice it to the Yes and obedience. Being available and do what He tells us (as Mary teaches us the wedding in Cana). May He turn our water into wine miracle in our life of salvation. And do not let us fix our eyes on impossible that lie before us, but we are always fixed in his gaze that soothes our hearts and gives us the assurance that he is able to do far more (Ephesians 3, 20).

Let’s pray together:

Eternal Father, True God, we put our hearts before You and ask that Your Spirit will produce in us a trusting heart. We want to be called “those who believe.” We open our hearts to your move and your grace and remain steadfast in Your Word, knowing that the Lord will fulfill all the promises we made. You are faithful and Your faithfulness extends to all generations, including our own. This generation is shown, through our life, Your faithfulness and Your Love. You praise, extol, bless and love. You are the reason and the cause of all things. We hope in you, always. In Jesus’ Name, Amen!

If put to the Spirit and, of course, you will witness the power of God!

In Love of the Beloved

Carol

Living as Saved!

Colossians 3 is the focus of our attention this week. In this chapter Paul urges us, urging the community of Colossae, to live in conformity to the salvation we receive. “So you have been raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Think of the things that are above, not on things on the earth: For ye are dead, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. “(Verses 1-3).

We do not live as resurrected when we do not let the Spirit transform our character, our temperament. We hid behind excuses like “I am anyway! I’ve always been so and God loves me as I am! “. Surely, God loves us as we are, but not as we are. When we open ourselves to the Spirit, the Lord comes, day by day, completing the work in our lives.                                                        ( “Being confident of this, that in you, who began a good work to completion until the day of Christ Jesus” Philippians 1 : 6).

We’re not ready. We assume this condition and remove from us all pride that keeps us from being polished by the Lord. We are what we should be and, worse, we are often far from it. But we know that our life with the Lord is made of the daily choices that comes from heaven and the total disgust that takes away from it. “But now ye also put off all: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth. Do not lie to each other, since you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put the new, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of his Creator, where there is no Greek nor Jew, circumcision, nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all in all. “(verses 9-11). We choose any time to live by the Spirit and not by the flesh. Living by the Spirit and not by our impulses. Walking with walking in the Spirit, food talk and healthy home away from useless, do not fill our hearts with unkind words, words, empty phrases are examples of decisions we make in our daily lives that bring us closer to the Lord.

“Put on therefore as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience, forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if anyone has a complaint against another, even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all this, clothe yourselves with love, which is the bond of perfection. And the peace of God, for which you were called in one body, rule in your hearts and be thankful. The word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing the Lord with grace in your hearts. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father “(verses 12-17).

When we accept Jesus, we also accept that our lives are transformed by the Spirit. If not let the Spirit transform our lives, our way of acting and thinking, we are not living in Christ and deceive ourselves. The important thing is to open ourselves to the Spirit, we decide to be the Lord all the time, to live according to His Word, letting us shape and transform. Continue steadfast in prayer and in deciding what we should be: God’s image (Gen 1:26), living temples of the Spirit (I Cor, 6.19) and new creatures in Christ Jesus (II Cor, 5:17) .

Let’s pray together: Father loved, You gave us Your only Son to redeem us from death, all the imprisoned, that bound us all to hell cast upon it, so we can live free. Your free to be. Free to live the life that the Lord has for us and life in abundance. Help us, Lord, by Your Spirit, to live according to this life that has earned us. Help us to let the Spirit terse as Thy will. We call for your Spirit to make us more and more obedient to Thy Love, and we can be what the Lord wants us. Praise Thee, we worship because we choose, for helping us choose Te every day. We are Thy people and Thy flock, guide us. In Jesus’ Name, Amen!

The Love of the Beloved

Carol

Ministering Praise

Staying ahead of a people, and channel of blessing and guidance of God is a mission for the Lord’s servant, that can not be taken recklessly. Besides raising his own praise to the Lord, the minister needs to worry about helping those who are with him also give thanks. It is important that the ministry is not seen as “entertainment” as merely filling space. Every word that comes out of our mouth is its effect on the lives of people who entrust themselves to our ministry. It takes commitment, outside the altar, pulpit, stage, so that when you’re at it, we can be more open to the grace of God. Without doubt, the Lord does not act, why we are not prepared, but when we are preparing we are connected to the will of God and He can do more through us. Some realities, my judge, are indispensable for those who really want to be a minister of worship according to the heart of God.

First, INTIMACY WITH GOD. There is no way to serve God without knowing Him. There is no talk of Him, without knowing about Him Friendship with God gives us the assurance that He will be with us, who will take care of everything. When we are not in unity with the Lord as we feel that the ministry came out of us, not Him, and know that we have no power, and just wanting to force God to do something for our talk, win the grace by speaking, but that the Lord does. He is not impressed by words but by the heart. The closer we are the Lord He appears and we decreased more he works in our favor. When we seek the heart of intimacy with the Lord, He reveals himself to us, reveals his will for our lives and the lives of those who are worshiping Him with us. So yes, we are the Lord power. The Lord is speaking of our good an instrument full of anointing, but if we are in communion with him, but are single words and infertile.

Second, KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORD OF GOD. The Bible is the manual of life given us by God. All we need to know to be faithful to His call is in it. It’s a way we are also united to the Lord. By reading His Word, we know his will, learn from Him how to act, how to, what to do, how to please your heart. We learned from the history of God’s people and also be of the people. The more we read God’s Word, the more we are conformed according to the metallicity of Christ, the more entrenched the truths of heaven in us and we know more talk of heavenly things, for the mouth speaks what the heart is full. Thus, the Holy Spirit will inspire us in ways to the biblical ministry. The Word says: “The Spirit remind you of all things, then we must take what is remembered. Our life must be guided by the Word of God, we can not be double, a ministerial life and another when we are ministering and learned that only the Word. Reading it becomes part of us and transforms our lives.

Thirdly, MINISTERIAL COMMITMENT. The ministerial commitment is that we spend time to learn more about our instrument (to play), more about vocal technique (to sing), is the time we spend in learning more songs to play and sing what we know best. It is also the time that we get to read books, articles about our ministry, testimony of other ministers, more experienced than us. It’s time we take to pray for our ministry, for those who participate in it with us. The Lord is worthy a worship with excellence and we can only give it to him to strive. It’s like the parable of the talents the Lord gives us the talent, there are people who were born with a good voice, for example, but if they do not commit in advance will end up burying this talent, which is not pleasing to the Lord. God wants to see your children multiplying the gifts that He gave. This time we reserved for our ministry reflects how freedom when we are ministering. If we know the songs, the lyrics, if we are confident to sing with confidence and training by the testimony that we read and we can become more aware of the move of God and less on ourselves. If I did not study music, his lyrics and melody, Bible-based Christian, if not trust my musical technique too am caught up in myself, so do not miss, not embarrass, but to let go is the grace of God .

Another reality that I think we need to be aware of is KNOW ABOUT THE PLACE AND ON THE PEOPLE who are ministering. It is pretty arrogant of the Minister think that only he has something to offer the people when in fact, each place with its history and experience of God is going to direct the ministry. The Lord knows all and everything, you know about each place where our feet tread, but we also love for these people, we need to know. Each place is precious in the eyes of the Lord and when we seek to know about the history and reality somewhere we’re also taken by the love that the Lord has for them. We became closer and thus have greater openness and trust of those who pray with us and thus more open to the grace of the Lord.

That this may be our beginning, our starting point: get day after day stand before God, reading His Word, hearing His voice, we strive to provide excellence with a praise to our God and love, love to all that the Lord put in our paths. All this, of course, with the help of the Holy Spirit, who works all things in us.

The Love of the Beloved

Carol

Free the Cross of Christ

In fact, God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him. ” John 3.17

The Word says that Jesus descended into hell to bring back those who were there, but that did not belong to that place. We do not belong to hell, were bought by the Blood of Jesus, who paid the full debt of sin that we had purchased from us.

Sad is that often we live as debtors. Accused by the enemy, deliver to him all we have, as a collector. Let the poor getting the blessings of God, that when we receive the enemy takes us. He has been charging a high price for our lives that we can not pay and do not know Jesus, we surrender to the collector.

In Colossians 2, 14 says: “canceled (Jesus) the documents written against us, which condemned the requirements. Abolished it forever, to smite him on the Cross. ” We are a free people, free of all Jesus’ condemnation. He paid the high price that could not pay. He redeemed us from death and brought back to life. What we condemn is nailed to the Cross. We no longer live as doomed, as dead, that the death was reserved for us, Jesus took upon himself. Our spiritual and physical illnesses, diseases our family, our whole life is in Christ.

In Romans 6,6 we read: “We know that our old self was crucified with him, that is reduced to impotence in the body (once) enslaved to sin, and no longer be slaves to sin.” It is the Cross that we leave our false interests, our evil intentions, our machinations, our false image. It is the Cross that we polished the image of Christ. Anyone who thinks saved without the cross. We must die to himself in Christ to be born. Crucified with Christ, also resurrected with Him Free by the Cross of Christ, embracing our Cross, we are what really should be. We take salvation won by Jesus, let us love for Him, for this love so intense that chose us forever.

Let’s pray together:
Lord, I praise and thank the Salvation Por Ti won pro Thy death we have life, your wounds are healed, by the curse that came upon you, we were relieved of our curses. May we live the life you have for us. Life of freedom and intimacy with you. In you, we are more than victorious. Amen

Carol Carolo

Lyrics: Who loves me so?

Who loves me so?
Who delivers it?
Only Jesus Pastor, was made by me sheep.

Who loves me so?
Who delivers it?
Only Jesus, my light, I could take the darkness and lit up my heart

My salvation He has given me.
He has my conviction, I was rescued,
was restored by Him
My peace was purchased on the Cross,
my healing alcansar for his wounds.
Was pierced, was mistreated,
scorned by me

One Lord, who acts in all

We all belong and we were called by the same God who works his grace in our lives and puts each one of us in the place where we should be fruitful and signs of the kingdom. The Word says: “one Lord, who reigns over all and through all and in all” Ephesians 4.5. It is the Lord who calls each of us and puts us in the right place, until we take our place, we can not be what the Lord wants us, not as it should be fruitful.

According to need, the Lord is raising His ministers on behalf of His people. Stand sacertodes, preachers, prayer meet people, musicians, educators, theologians, catechists. No matter what we are called, it is that we were called. The Lord wanted to use us. He does not need us, but He wanted it to and we assume with all the love and dedication we received the call.

As we look at the ministry of the other, wishing that we would never live the wonders of the mission that the Lord has reserved for us and the unity that He desires for His Church. Only when each is in place, blessed lives is that we actually experience the Church, the Bride of Christ, where each, in its function as the Body of Christ. The more we become one with Christ, the more He reveals himself to us and closer to us the Kingdom of God is.

Let us ask the Lord this week that strengthens us in our mission, make our hearts and stay with us. Let us bless the lives of the brothers in the ministry that the Lord has called us and with our own lives. When we are one, the Lord works in us, through us and is with us. And that is what we most desire.

Let’s pray together:

Lord Jesus, we recognize your power and your grace. We recognize that the Lord, knower of all things, knows exactly where to put each of us. You who know our hearts, our qualities and our limitations, you know exactly where we use for the Kingdom and that we may be healed. We take our call that day that the Lord will complete the work in our lives. Use us as your beloved, makes us be what your heart desires from us. You praise and worship! Amen

The Love of the Beloved

Carol