Words of Encouragement Blog

“PEACE…BE STILL”

“PEACE…BE STILL”

QUESTION: Do You have “IT” yet?

HINT…🤔

You can’t Buy It.

You can’t Sell It.

You can’t Borrow It.

You can’t lend it.

You can’t pretend it.

What is IT?

ANSWER: The PEACE of GOD!☝🏾🙏🏽

“Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God. And the peace of God [that peace which reassures the heart, that peace] which transcends all understanding, [that peace which] stands guard over your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus [is yours].” (Philippians 4:6-7 AMP)

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“DO YOU HAVE YOUR WAR CLOTHES ON?”

Do You Have Your War Clothes On?

Saints, when Satan gets busy…That’s when God is at HIS best! There is no Testimony without a Test. Be patient, be Ready, be Prayed up and BELIEVE —God will do the rest! Amen🙏🏽~M. Ford

#RememberCalvary

#WatchOurGodWork

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” (Ephesians 6:11 NKJV)

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IT’S GRATEFULNESS!

IT’S GRATEFULNESS

Father GOD, Help us to stand on Your Promises and not waiver in our Faith. Give us Sticking and Staying power as we combat the enemy and reclaim the Victory—no matter what we have to go THROUGH in order to get TO your PROMISE!

Father, forgive us for the little things we often take for granted without realizing it. Help us to be Intentional with our GRATEFULNESS—When we flip a switch and the lights come on…whisper “THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼 When we turn on the faucet and hot/cold water comes out, say “THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼 When we open the refrigerator/freezer and select what we want to eat, shout “THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼Shelter over our head, shout…”THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼 Have a reasonable portion of health and strength, shout…”THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼 Freedom to Worship without fear of retaliation, shout…”THANK YOU, LORD”!☝🏾🙌🏼

JEHOVAH JIREH, You are indeed MORE than ENOUGH!☝🏾🙌🏼 And just as you feed the birds of the air and cloth the Lilies of the field, what more will you do for your children, who call you ABBA?

IT’S GRATEFULNESS YOU SEE IN ME!🙌🏼☝🏾💃🏾Amen🙏🏽~M. Ford

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”(Romans 8:28 NKJV)

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SEEK and SEE!

SEEK and SEE!

Heavenly Father, You are good because You are GOD! You love us unconditionally because You are LOVE! Your mercies are new to us every morning because You are FAITHFUL! YOU ARE GOD alone!

Thank you for not dealing with us according to our sins, but showing us Mercy and Grace in every case!

ABBA, our desire is to DELIGHT in YOU being not only our Savior, but LORD of our lives. Help those who truly love you to SEEK Your WILL above their own ways in ALL things, especially in times of unrest and crisis like these.

Draw believers back to SEEKING YOUR FACE in fervent prevailing PRAYER. POUR OUT YOUR SPIRIT in ways unimaginable!

Deliver us from evil and demonic oppression that has gripped our society. Set us FREE in our spirits to sore above these difficult times—releasing our FAITH over Fear and SHINING bright in our darkest hours!

Help us to walk in Your Will day-by-day and to put all our Trust in YOU! Raise up a younger generations that will love You and obey your Word so they may find STRENGTH and HOPE also in YOU!

We trust you Father…have thine own way! It’s in the precious name of Jesus I pray and praise you always…Amen 🙏🏽~M. Ford

“Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name.” (Psalms 91:14)

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FALL FRESH ON ME

FALL FRESH ON ME

Heavenly Father, deliver your children from the fear of man, which so easily ensnare us; and give us a healthy fear of you that permeates our hearts and minds—bringing us into the knowledge of Your holiness, righteousness and sovereignty!

Father GOD, help us to live out our purpose daily—being the salt and light in a dark and unsavory world! Give us hands willing to do the work of the ministry; feet that run swiftly to do good and not evil; minds that meditate on you day and night; mouths that speak life and not death; ears that are tuned in to heavens wishes; and grace us will a loving heart so that the love of Christ will overflow on all we meet.

Spirit of The Living God…Fall fresh on your people this day! It’s in the sovereign name of Jesus I pray…Amen🙏🏽~M. Ford

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10)

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A PRAYER FOR PASTORS

A PRAYER FOR PASTORS

Heavenly Father, I Pray that all Pastors will boldly stand and preach the uncompromised gospel and saving grace of Jesus Christ. I pray for divine direction, guidance, wisdom and encouragement for all Pastors desiring to lead like Christ.

I pray that Pastors will truly exhibit and support Kingdom agendas—not yielding to personal desires and self-serving agendas, but rather SEEKING GOD’S guidance and direction in every area of ministry and life.

I pray that Pastors are Spirit fed and Spirit led—endowed with wisdom and discernment to call their congregations to fervent prayer and lead them to an understanding of these critical times.

I Pray for a spirit of prayer to spread like wildfire across our homes, churches and land until every church becomes a “House of Prayer”, saturated with seasons and extended times of lost people turning to the Lord and prodigals retuning to the church.

I Pray for churches to be revived and on fire for the Lord; truly demonstrating the unconditional love of Christ for one another and others encountered.

Lord GOD, hear this humble prayer—It’s in the mighty name of Jesus I pray…Amen🙏🏽~M. Ford

“First of all, then, I urge that petitions (specific requests), prayers, intercessions (prayers for others) and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all people” (1 Timothy 2:1 AMP)

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I DELIGHT!

I DELIGHT

Oh, LORD, How excellent is your name!🙌🏼

In all the earth there is none like you!☝🏾You reign supreme and your ways are right and good!😇

You sit high upon the heavenly throne, but you look low with abundant love and compassion for your earthly children—nothing escapes your holy vision!🌎👁

I shall magnify You, Oh Lord, and your praise shall continually be in my mouth!🗣 I will bless you with the fruit of my lips👄for all of my days because you are worthy to be exalted!💃🏾 I have seen your handiworks and all creation crown you with glory and honor!🌈🌞🌛💫 I have feasted on Your Word📖 and It is Indeed sweeter than honey from the honeycomb!🍯🐝 You, oh Lord, are indeed an AWESOME WONDER!👑

Your mercies are new to us every morning!🌞 Your faithfulness is never-ending!🕊Your love for us is intoxicating!❤️

Oh, magnify the Lord with me all who love and adore Him and let us exalt His name together!☝🏾🙌🏼👏🏾Hallelujah! Amen!🙌🏼☝🏾🙏🏽~M. Ford

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“KINGDOM SEEKERS—ABOVE ALL”

KINGDOM SEEKERS—ABOVE ALL!

Heavenly Father, Oh how excellent is your Name! In all the earth there is none like you! Your wonders never cease! Your faithfulness is steadfast! Your mercy renews every morning! Your grace is boundless! Your love is bottomless! How can we not praise you from the rising of the Sun until the going down of the same!🙌🏼☝🏾

Father GOD, as we launch out into a brand new day, we ask that you go before us and prepare the way. Keep us safe from seen and unseen dangers. Dispatch your Angels to protect us from every hurt and harm. Give us wisdom, knowledge, discernment and understanding to accomplish every good work for your glory and honor. Give us clarity of mind, strength in our bodies, Joy in our hearts, and an extra portion of your grace and mercy. Allow your peace that pass all understanding to freely flow in the lives of those who SEEK hard after you and your Will! In times like these we need an anchor—You, Oh LORD, are that Anchor!

For we know that our Hope and Help comes from You—our Sovereign Savior, Prince Of Peace, Strong Tower, Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God! Oh how we love you with our whole hearts! Thank You for loving us unconditionally. Hear this humble prayer and show us Your glory, Oh GOD! It’s in the saving name of Jesus I pray and praise always. Amen🙏🏽~M. Ford

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33 NKJV)

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LIFT HIM UP!

LIFT HIM UP!

Abba Father, Thank you, for loving us beyond our sins!🙌🏼 Our Souls are not lost because You didn’t Quit on The Cross!✝️

It’s your great Love that lifted us out of the miry clay of sin, your peace that comforts us within, your blood that causes us to win, and your joy that encourages us again and again!☝🏾

We are forever Grateful, Grateful, Grateful!!🙌🏼 Hallelujah to The King of Kings, and Lord of Lords! LORD, We lift Your Name On High!! Amen 🙏🏽🙌🏼☝🏾💃🏾🔥🙏🏽~M. Ford

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LET US PRAY ~ DAY 3

LET US PRAY ~ DAY 3

Heavenly Father, Help your children to show sympathy, compassion and love to those encountered each day—so that we might be blessed as well as be a blessing to others. I pray that believers will put off prideful ways and lift all concerns to You in prayer—trusting You, the righteous Judge, to exalt us at the right time.

Father GOD, Give us understanding of our responsibility to live blamelessly before a lost and watching world—allowing your love to bubble over onto everyone we meet; even when our encounters are not so pleasant, help us to represent your kingdom well here on earth.

Father GOD, I pray that our children will be clothed in humility, respecting their elders, themselves and others—remaining morally pure and seeking to live for Christ all the days of their lives.

I pray that God will raise up Christian marriages—with husbands and wives willing to do it God’s way and not their own way.

I pray that all Pastors will boldly stand and preach the uncompromised gospel and saving grace of Jesus Christ. I pray that God will give pastors wisdom as they call their congregations to steadfast prayer and lead them to an understanding of the times.

I pray for a spirit of prayer to spread like wildfire across our land—starting in our homes and churches until every church becomes a “House of Prayer”, saturated with seasons and extended times of people turning to the Lord. It’s in the sovereign Savior’s name, JESUS, I pray and praise always…Amen!🙏🏽~M. Ford

“For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” (Matthew 7:8)

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