1. BRINGING A COMPLETE OFFERING
While in worship, I suddenly had the revelation that true worship is simply to bring our lives and every aspect of it to the Lord as
a complete sacrifice. It spells total surrender of our right to anything pertaining to our lives, to spill out our treasures over Him
in abandoned love of all our heart, soul, strength and mind just like the woman who broke her alabaster vase and “wasted’ her
costly oil over the Lord Jesus.
This also implies to fully abandon all the issues of our lives to the Lord in FULL TRUST that He will take care of it by His grace.
Actually He is patiently waiting for us to do just that and watching our hearts for us to surrender it all to Him, so that He can pour
out His grace over us.
II Chron.16:9 “For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf
of them whose heart is perfect toward him.”
We easily say we trust Him, but yet we try and work things out with our own minds and hands, trusting in our own understanding
and our own plans. God is looking for WORHIPPERS, who will worship Him in spirit and in truth (Jn. 4:24) and He hears
WORSHIPPERS (Jn 9:31). Is the truth that I REALLY trust Him with every detail of my life and thus worship Him as the One who
is sovereignly in control, or do I say that I trust Him, but yet take the reigns in my own hands?
2. COME TO HIM!
Is. 30:15 “For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; in returning and rest shall ye be saved…”
The secret is right here. When we come back to the Lord with our problems, whatever they may be, and hand them over to Him
in full abandonment of trust, we will come into His rest. This is the place of freedom and liberty and joy in the Spirit in the middle
of any crisis, where we can freely praise Him in total faith that He will direct our feet and even our thoughts. (Prov. 3:6; 16:2)
Mat.11:28-30 "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
He wants us to turn to Him as our Refuge, our very present Help in time of need as our High Priest, who lives to intercede for us
for a release of grace (Heb. 4:14-16). All blessing comes through the priesthood ministry.
Heb 4:16 “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in
time of need.”
3. BE STILL AND QUIETLY TRUST HIM OPPOSED TO SELF-POWER!
The rest of the secret follows:
Is 30:15b “… in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength”
When we quiet the noise of fear and tumult in our minds and emotions, putting our confidence, trust and faith in Him, we will
have all the strength we need to overcome.
Is. 30:15c-17 “… and ye would not. But ye said, No; for we will flee upon horses; therefore shall ye flee: and, we will ride
upon the swift; therefore shall they that pursue you be swift. One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the
rebuke of five shall ye flee: till ye be left as a beacon upon the top of a mountain, and as an ensign on an hill.”
Self-power will bring us to the place where we will be like a pole on a hill – all by ourselves.
In the meantime God is waiting for us to come to the end of ourselves and our own wisdom unto the place of surrender to Him in
total dependence, so that He can pour out His grace over us. He will not interfere while we want to do things by ourselves in the
v. 18 “And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he
may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment:"
His arm is not too short to help, but His blessings come on those who “wait” for Him.
v.18b “blessed are all they that wait for him.”
Those who wait upon the Lord will by mightily strengthened by the Spirit – not only in the inner man, but also physically and
emotionally (Is. 40:28-31).
Prov. 3:5-7 "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and
depart from evil.”
4. WORSHIP ON THE MOUNTAINTOP
Those who dwell in the mountaintop in His presence in worship shall have their prayers answered.
v.19 "For the people shall dwell in Zion at Jerusalem: thou shalt weep no more: he will be very gracious unto thee at
the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee."
God wants to pour His grace out on you! So just release that situation, person, financial problem and whatever other issue to
Him now. Put your full trust in Him alone as the Almighty God, with whom nothing is impossible, no problem too big to solve.
The secret, remember, is to ABANDON it and come into His REST – THEN PRAISE and WORSHIP HIM! Then just wait in
expectation to see what He will do! This is not a one-time surrender, but a constant reigning in of the wild horses of our vain
imaginations and fears, taking every thought captive in obedience to Christ (II Cor.10:4-6).
5. LAYING HOLD OF YOUR PROMISES BY FAITH!
Remember, this is the season for your promises to be fulfilled! But God is a Rewarder of those who come to Him in faith! (Heb.
11:6). Step out of bondage of fear and TRUST HIM like never before. Sing His promises back to Him, rejoicing in the fact that
He is your God, the Creator of the universe and that He is not a man that He should lie.
Your breakout needs to happen in your mind! Break with doubt and unbelief and fear and break through into a new place in
the Spirit. Take that quantum leap and SOAR!
Position yourself now to receive all that He has pre-planned for you and predestined you to be! This will be the greatest time of
your life that lies ahead – if you put your FULL TRUST in Him to make all the crooked places straight before you with the glory
of His miracle power!
The works that He has prepared for you to walk in, are creative (Eph.2: 10) and are greater than your wildest imaginations, for
He will do far above what you can pray or think as you walk in the security of the knowledge of His love (Eph.3: 17-20).
As you have come in agreement with His Word over your life, your business, your family, your relationships, your finances, your
health and your future, you will not be moved by adverse circumstances, for you have the full assurance of faith in what He
said. He is going to AMAZE you! ONLY BELIEVE!!!
Praise the Lord that He is opening the eyes of your understanding right now to SEE His grace being poured out over every part
of your life AS YOU PUT YOUR TRUST IN HIM!
God’s grace includes His favor, His goodness, His mercy and His wonder-working power, so RECEIVE it by faith and REJOICE in
what He is about to do in your life! Halleluiah! Arise, shine, for now your eyes are opened by His light and the glory of the Lord
is risen upon you! (Is.60:1)
II Cor. 9:8 “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may
abound to every good work”.
6. SHOUT “GRACE, GRACE” TO EVERY MOUNTAIN to be MOVED and HIS BLESSINGS and PROMISES to MANIFEST!
Zech. 4:7 “Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the
headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.”
The transforming touch of God is on your life today by the power of His Word.
Eph. 4:19-20 “But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Now unto God and
our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.”
Take a hold of this promise now for your EVERY NEED, as you walk in obedience and faithfulness to the Lord’s will. Now
WORSHIP HIM with your FULL TRUST that He will manifest His promises to you.
God’s grace is His unmerited favor. May His abounding grace be poured out over EVERY FACET of your life from this day – as
you BELIEVE! Start THANKING HIM for His abounding grace!
II Cor. 4:15 "For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound
to the glory of God.”
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Prophetic Words and Visions
by Elsabe Briers
Prophetic Words and Visions
by Elsabe Briers
Agape Life Ministries, Inc.
Agape Life Ministries, Inc.
May 12, 2010
Put Your Trust in Him and See His Abounding