I've dipped into the comments frequently just to keep connected to you all and discovered many of us have been hit with more spiritual warfare these last few weeks. This has pushed me to dig deeper into God's Word, and I’ve filled my journal with pages and pages of these truths and promises. and I believe this kind of increase in warfare is indicative to a coming breakthrough, so don't be discouraged! A holy expectation fuels my prayers, and I pray that for you too.
But I want to share something Abba showed me last week. I was on my prayer walk with my wacky dog River, and talking to Abba about all that was on my heart. I was a bit weary that day, to be honest. I've never had to war and pray in the spiritual realm to this degree, my friends.
As I walk I love to look up in the sky and as I did this, I noticed another sunbow! A sunbow is like a rainbow but it completely circles the sun like a bright ring. Sometimes you'll see colors too. Abba seems to love to send me sunbows, so I received it with a smile and affirmation that He was hearing me.
But He didn't stop there. As I looked up, I noticed an airplane, small and black flying toward the sunbow (I created this picture to show you what I saw). As I watched Abba spoke to my heart that the bright sun in the middle is Him and I'm there with Him, and the ring of light is Him surrounding me. We shine brightly together.
See that little black speck to the right of the sun? That’s an airplane, in case you can’t tell. LOL! Now this airplane looks big and daunting on its own, but so tiny next to this bright ball of light. Really, itty bitty. From my perspective I watched the plane fly by the sun, not too close either. Abba told me that was the enemy, so small and insignificant in comparison to Him and I together. In fact, the enemy can't even get close or he'll burn up.
My friends, this so comforted my heart and spoke to my soul. When I've hit just a hint of discouragement since that day, I hear Abba say, "Remember the plane."
I do and I am restrengthened. It's a beautiful picture and one I want to share with you. Our powerful Daddy is with us wherever we are and surrounding us, always. The enemy will try to appear much larger and threatening, but remember the plane. Compared to Abba, he's tiny and insignificant.
Here are some of the Scriptures that hold even more meaning for me in light of this beautiful picture. I speak them out loud and pray them back to Abba. I pray they strengthen and encourage you too!
I love you, my SUM family. So very much. See you next week!
You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. — 1 John 4:4
I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you. — Luke 10:19
I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. — Psalms 16:8
(I searched this song on YouTube and found this one full of Scriptures with the song. The mind blow was seeing many of the same Scriptures I have been writing in my journal! Plus new ones to write down too. Oh, my dear friends, God is so GOOOOOD! Hop over to YouTube and watch it there if it won't let you here. Hugs!)
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