I needed to read the words below. I’m sure most of you will too. The passage happens to be one of my favorites.
We speak our existence. We also speak of our confidence in God’s ability to make right the wrong.When we speak fearfully, negatively, arrogantly, cynically, we then declare through our words the limited ability of our Father. When we speak with faith and humility, we declare His limitless abilities in our lives and the lives of others.
Free yourself by freeing your mind, your heart and your mouth.
Say of the Lord
“I will say of the Lord, He is my Refuge and my Fortress, my God; on Him I lean and rely, and in Him I [confidently] trust!”
(Psalm 91:2, AMP)
TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria
Your words have tremendous power. No matter what you may be facing today, the words of your mouth can help set the course for your victory or set the course for defeat. You decide by what you say. When you wake up with an attitude of faith and expectancy and declare God’s Word, you will be strengthened and empowered by His Spirit. But at the same time, if you go around talking about your problems or talking about defeat, it drains your faith and sets your focus in the wrong direction.
That’s why it’s so important today and every day to take inventory of what you are saying. When challenges and obstacles arise, declare that God is your refuge and strength. Declare His Word. Declare that He is for you. Keep the weeds out of your heart by letting go of bitterness and choosing to forgive. Stay in step with God with your words and actions and receive His strength and power to be all He’s called you to be.
A PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father, thank You for Your Word which is refreshing water to my soul. I choose today to say what You say. I choose to meditate on Your Word. Keep me close to You always in Jesus’ name. Amen.
— Joel & Victoria Osteen
Natasha’s Questions of the Day
1. What examples can you share of how when you declared God’s Word you were blessed?
2. Share a time when you spoke negatively and were then impacted negatively, and you immediately felt a connection between the two experiences?
3. After reading today’s post, do you take note of how powerful your words are in and to your life?
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Note: This message was originally posted on May 16, 2014. It has been modified to meet today’s formatting standards.
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