In times of sorrow, heartbreak, we all look for breakthrough. Breakthrough has to do with the knowledge of God – that He is your Daddy and that nothing is impossible with Him. We all know this, but in times of trouble, crisis and fear, we have to know this not only in our heads, but in our hearts. For the enemy works in our minds to get us to be anxious in our hearts.
Pressing through with prayer and really leaving it in God’s hands is a process that sometimes takes time for you to fully “get there”. It can be the biggest battle of your life, but do not give up. For in the battle, in the pressing, you feel crushed beyond words – weak. I use an expression that sometimes I feel “run over by a truck”. Your energy is gone and you may feel like you can’t go on. Don’t give up!
The battle is the Lord’s and when you get to the point of releasing it to Him – fully and not taking it back – breakthrough comes. First it will come to your spirit before physical breakthrough. It may come as a word from the Lord, or a revelation that brings peace. You may not see the physical manifestation immediately, but you know that the Lord just gave you peace, and even instruction in your spirit. Oh what freedom to have the chains of fear and worry broken in your mind!
One thing that can happen when people go through these things is what I call the 1-2 punch of the enemy. First he causes the situation, and then he makes you think that the Lord is mad at you and/or makes you feel guilty. Keep praying, keep pressing through, for God is not mad at you, He’s just producing new wine.
I’m not “there yet”, and I will only “be there” when I get to heaven. However, when you keep praying, the Lord will give you His strategies for breakthrough. Many times it’s just turning it over to Him to handle – and not taking it back. That’s the hardest part – not taking it back. For don’t we love to let our flesh take over?
The Lord will give you the words for battle every time your flesh rises and you “go with” the enemy’s thoughts. It may be just as simple as saying – All is well, God is taking care of it – whenever those thoughts raise their ugly heads.
So the secret of breakthrough is that it comes when you break through the enemy’s thoughts with God’s truth.
“A Lifetime of Love” is now completed and I will get the release date shortly – so stay tuned!
I want to announce a new book by a dear friend of mine, Andi Whitefield, titled “Recipes For the Heart”. This is her second book and I know you will enjoy it. Funny and heartwarming, this book tells of a young girl, who encounters a woman full of life and love for others. Through the years they have many adventures together that Lily will never forget. You can find it on amazon https://www.amazon.com/Recipes-Heart-Andi-Whitefield/dp/109803841X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=andi+whitefield&qid=1594142160&s=books&sr=1-1