MAR
15
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Our Eyes Should Be Looking Forward

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In my devotional reading, I came across the story of Moses leading the Israelites through the wilderness. In Numbers 11, the children of Israel were being guided toward their promise when they began to grumble and complain about their present condition using their slavery perspective of the past.

Verse 5…”We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic; but now our whole being is dried up; there is nothing at all except this manna before our eyes!”

In times of upgrade when our tests seem to be overwhelming, it is very easy to succumb to bickering, grumbling, and complaining. Instead of developing the Fruit of the Spirit in our circumstances, it becomes easier to look backward instead of exploring forward. The reality is when we look back at how things used to work or become trapped in that perspective, we cannot see the goal and prize ahead.    It is easier to look backward because it is well traveled, but what would happen if our perspective, thinking, and language changed to reflect where we are going?  I heard in a song recently, “It’s not what we are going through, but it’s about where we are going to.”  The goal and prize ahead requires an upgraded mindset.

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FEB
23
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Vertical Positioning for Horizontal Purpose

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In my book, Dancing on the Waters…Stepping Out of the Boat, available at the Aglow Store, a devotional to develop deep conversations with God, I came across a two-way conversation with the Lord about how I desired to climb higher in my understanding of how He sees me. I want to share my conversation with Him followed by His reply. Before you read this discourse, can you answer these questions?

  1. How should you respond when confronting difficult circumstances? Do you deal with them on a horizontal plane or on a vertical climb? What is the difference?
  2. What are the three key action verbs in Philippians 3:12-14 that can help you live an ascended lifestyle rather than a horizontal existence?
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JAN
22
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New Anointing Through New Intimacy

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God Wants To Fill Us With More
Jane Hansen Hoyt, Aglow International President, just released a video clip on our International Facebook page about some things God is sharing with her about 2016.  This powerful release of her voice and message also activated within me a call to deeper intimacy. 

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