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The Next Time You Decide To Complain To God, Be a Faithful Complainer and Not A Grumbler!

Faithful Complainer JoaynnWhat do you do when God has given you everything you asked for and after you received it now you wish you had never asked for it? He took your little and made it much and now you are complaining it is too much to handle.

You prayed and asked God to enlarge your territory that you may have a greater INFLUENCE in the world, INCREASE your area of influence to reach the masses to share your message, and INCLINE your heart toward his statues and not toward selfish gain (Psalm 119:36), according to his will, that you are content with what you have. Look at God! He answered your prayers.

God gave you a platform to share your message with the world. He gave you gifts to inspire, influence, and serve others. You are sought after by many across the nation to share your gift of speaking at various events. Then something happens. In the process you find your time is stretched beyond what you can imagine. You become overwhelmed and start grumbling and complaining.

You say to yourself, “I have all these things to do I asked for and not enough time to do it in. I have a meeting at 9, two clients at 10, notes to put together for my next speaking engagement. There’s not enough time in the day to get everything done.” But…you have everything you prayed for. God gave you the desires of your heart and now you feel it’s too much.

So what do you do in the midst of grumbling about that new job you were blessed with, discontent in spite of favor bestowed upon you to grow your ministry, complaining about serving and the amount of travel you have to do to spread the gospel and you hear from God and he ask you one question, “So what do you want me to take away?” How will you answer God? Will you doubt his power, declare he’s not able, faithful, or good by telling him what you want him to take away? Or will you rejoice in all that he has given you and trust he has counted you worthy of his calling or believe he knows exactly what he’s doing?

Remember Adam? He was the first complainer. And had the nerve to blame God when asked about his sin. God commanded him, …”you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die” (Genesis 2:16). When God asked him if he had eaten from the tree of the knowledge, he never said “yes.” Instead he complained and blamed God and Eve for what he did. He told God, “The woman you put here with me – she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it” (3:12). He blamed God and Eve for his failure.

Moses had complaints when he met God at the burning bush (Exodus 3-4). And what about Job? He didn’t do anything wrong. If anybody had a right to complain, he did. Job lost everything, was anguished, and had no problem telling God how he felt. He didn’t mince words. He was honest and wasn’t afraid to take his complaints to Him. Job suffered because of his righteousness. He complained to God but he never sinned against him or charged him with wrong. Follow Job’s example. Be a faithful and not a faithless complainer.

Stop questioning the goodness of God. Stop grumbling and complaining when he grants you the very things he knows you are capable of handling. Be a faithful complainer and not a grumbler. Rejoice. Thank God for all that you have. And the next time you decide to complain to God, do it in a way that honors him.

Be blessed! –JD

Philippians 2:14-15 “Do all things without grumbling or disputing, 15 that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine pas lights in the world,” (ESV)

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Say This With Me, I Declare And Decree I Will Walk In The Fullness of God’s Blessings!

Declare and Decree JoaynnNot everybody will celebrate you. There are some who may not even like you. They don’t matter. Learn to celebrate yourself. You matter! While it may be refreshing to know that somebody cares, even when they don’t, learn to celebrate yourself.

When looking over my life today, I couldn’t help but give thanks to God. I declared I have so much to be thankful for. I may not have all the things I want or am where I want to be but I thank God for all I have and where I am. It’s exactly where God needs me to be.

When it comes to my life and matters that are dear to me, I am a very private person and try my best to keep my personal life to myself. Everybody do not need to know when I’m helpless. But for the people that want to get in my business only to persecute, condemn, and judge me, I turn off the noise. I don’t tell them a thing. Because everybody don’t need to know my business. I take it to God. He’s the only one that needs to know all about my troubles.

Be careful of people who talk about you and not to you. Do what you know is best for you. Gossipers will talk behind your back. They want to see you fail. Don’t tell everybody your secrets. Keep your business to yourself.

Don’t let life get you down. It won’t always be like this. Believe God for miracles and blessings. Speak prosperity over your life. Don’t give up. Name and claim it. Be encouraged. Anything easy is not worth having but anything hard to get will be well worth the wait. Persevere. Keep trusting Him.

Say this with me….Declare and decree whatever I touch shall prosper. No weapon formed against me shall prosper. Who the son sets free is free indeed. What God has planned, it will succeed. I have the favor of God on me. Grace looks good on me. I wear it well. I can do all things through Christ Jesus. I am more than a conqueror. It won’t always be like this. I will walk in the fullness of God’s blessings. I will win at this!

Be blessed! – JD

Job 22:28, 29 “You will also decree a thing, and it will be established for you; And light will shine on your ways. When you are cast down, you will speak with confidence, And the humble person He will save.” (NASB)

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Count It All Joy!

It’s a good day!
God is in the blessing business every day.
These words come straight from my heart.
I’m excited. And I’m led to say.
God has a supernatural blessing coming your way.

There’s nothing the enemy can do.
No matter what he thinks he’s stolen from you.
Whatever you have lost, God will restore back to you.

God’s Word is evidence. He promised. He is faithful.
God will do just as he says he will do. He’s gracious.
Wear the full armor of God. Take up the cross.
God will restore all that you’ve lost.

Life may not be what you want it to be.
But where you are now is right where God needs you to be.
Let God use you that his purpose may be fulfilled.
Even though you may have gone through what seemed rough the past few years.

When troubled and pressed on every side.
Don’t look to the left or to the right.
Look to God from whence cometh your help.
God will make every wrong right.
He will make every failure success.
God loves you. You’re blessed.

You may have had trials.
Suffered for a little while and made some mistakes.
God can still use you.
He’s God of all grace.

When God allows something to happen that you didn’t want to happen.
He’s trying to remove the thing in life you think is bigger than Him.
And he won’t let that happen.
Rejoice! God is love.
You’re a beacon of light sent from heaven above.

The closer you are to God, the closer you are to your blessing.
There’s a lesson to be learned in every trial and testing.
Cling to your faith, hope, desires, and prayers.
Know that God will never leave you. He’s always there.

You have peace with God.
You’re reconciled with him.
There is no more hostility between you and him.
There is nothing blocking your relationship with him.

Hope for today no matter the strife.
Today is not yesterday. You’ve been given brand new life.
You’re on your way back.
Not because of you, but because God’s got your back.
He will never fail you.

It’s a new day.
God is in the blessing business every day.
Speak deliverance, increase, healing on your health, in relationships, and your finances.
Declare and decree supernatural power of God’s blessing.

Just hold on.
A breakthrough is coming your way!
Get ready for your miracle. It’s on the way.

God said it. I believe it. That settles it.
God’s got a blessing with your name on it.

Count it all joy!

Be blessed! –JD

James 1:2-5 “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

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Follow God’s Commands

imageJesus tells us to obey God’s commandments. We can do this with our heart, our will, our mind, our body, our finances, and our future.

Love God more than any relationship, action, achievement, or possession. Commit yourself completely to him. Seek to know him and his Word.

When you seek to know him and his Word, his principles will become the foundation of everything you think or do. It will shape and define you.

Recognize that your strengths and sexuality are given by God to be used for fulfillment according to his rules. Don’t confuse it with your rules.

Make conscious decisions about your finances. Know that all resources you have ultimately come from God and that you are managers, not owners of them.

Let your service be to God and make man the purpose of your life’s work. When you follow God’s commands, He will give you all that He promised.

Be blessed!

Deuteronomy 8: 1 “Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land that the Lord promised on oath to your forefathers.” http://bible.us/Deut8.1.NIV84

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