Prophecy: “My children, You don’t have to look very far to be in my presence. I live within you. I reside within you. My Holy Spirit lives within you and and is my life and my breath and my presence is within you all the time. Do not fear, my children, when ? comes for I am there with you. Do not fear when uncertainty and doubt and unforeseen circumstances enter into your life that is not understandable. Know that I am there with you, living, residing with you. I am your God. I am your beloved. I am the one who created you. I am the one who has formed you and I know what is in your heart. I know if pain and your joy. So, turn to me, turn to me every moment of the day. Seek me within yourself, within the stillness of your heart, within the beauty of my creation, within the norm of the people that surround you. Know that I am there. I love you, my children, and I will never forsake you.”
Confirmation/Prophecy: I confirm, I received the same, that there’s this darkness around, what we have to endure right now and we have to go through it but he wants us to be at peace and to know that. He said, “Be at peace and know that I am with you.” And the Lord is so very pleased with all of us here together and he wants us to keep doing this and it’s very important and that he has a hold of each of us for all of his people and not to fear and that he is with you. I also got a long message which I don’t normally get. So, I’ll just read it out. “There is great joy, joy in praying. Praise me, praise me.” And I saw tears, but these tears were not tears of sorrow. It was the tears of the Holy Spirit, like an anointing through the praising. And he said, “I come to you in your weariness. I am your strength. I strengthen you. Rejoice in me. Give me your heart and abide in me and I will abide in you. This is how we are together, you and me and I in you. My child, be with me, just me. Do not worry about all that is around you but know that I am in your midst and pray with me, praise me and love me and I in you.” And I saw a great fire, like a burning forest, at the start of the praise and worship and I heard “willow”, like a willow tree. I don’t know what that means.
Prophecy: I had a similar word to all of that, but I also felt the Lord was saying that he wants us to trust him in all that’s going on. To trust him is very important.
Scripture Reading Psalm 138:7 – “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve me against the wrath of my enemies. You stretch out your hand, and your right hand delivers me.”
Scripture Reading Psalm 23 – “The Lord is my shepherd, I have everything I need. He lets me rest in green grass and leads me in quiet pools of fresh water. He gives me new strength. He guides me in the right paths, as he has promised. Even if I go through the deepest darkness, I will not be afraid for you are with me. Your shepherd rod and staff protect me.”
Confirmation: I also received that same Psalm. And He is our shepherd.
Scripture Reading Ephesians 5:8 – “Live as children of light for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth. Try to learn what is most pleasing to the Lord.”
Word of Knowledge: I don’t know who this word is for, but the word I received for someone tonight here is, “Your work is not done.” In other words, he has more for you to do.
I really believe that that word is for someone who is believing; that they’re scared for their health and the Lord is saying, “Do not be afraid. Your work is not done.”
Prophecy: “My children, why are you so afraid? Why do you allow fear to enter your spirit? Why do you allow your mouth, your words? My people, I have not brought you the spirit of fear. I do not bring you the spirit of despair. Continue to praise me, my people. Praise me morning, noon and night. Just keep praising me. Fear cannot enter where there is praise. My people, do not let the enemy have a foot grip on you and on your spirit and on your family. Do not allow him. The only way that he can bring fear is if you open that door. My people, continue to praise me constantly. Go to my word, eat my word and praise me continuously.”
Teaching by Fr. Simon Lobo, CC. We are in an endurance trial due to the pandemic. Initially the adrenalin was flowing and we were ready to fight this. Then monotony sets in and eventually we may be tempted to give up. Life is not a sprint. It’s more like a marathon. We need to develop endurance in order to make it to the end. One spiritual discipline: Foster interior silence. Elijah hits a wall. He’s ready to give up. On Mount Horeb, God says to him that he himself will pass by. At first there’s this hurricane force wind, then there’s this earthquake and then there’s a fire. But God was not in those things. Finally, there’s a sound of sheer silence and God was in the silence. And it was through the silence that God speaks to Elijah. Elijah went from this place, renewed in spirit, recharged and had a new sense of calling. All of us need to put the pause button on and foster interior silence every day and just being with God. In fostering interior silence, we experience God’s love for us. It gives us time to reflect on our life, to grow in self-knowledge. It is in this time that God will give us new insights and fresh ideas. He will renew our passion and zeal.
August 19 prayer meeting will be live-streamed at 7:30 p.m.