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Don’t Regret When You Are Going Through The Storm. Be Thankful for Your Struggle. It Is Your Testimony

discover-your-purpose-joaynnWhen God starts a thing, he finishes it. Whatever He has worked on, it is finished. It’s done. He said it. That settles it. Believe Him! Even when you don’t know what it looks like, have faith it will work out just as God promise it would. Have faith God will work all things together for good!

When the attack is so deep and you find yourself going through the storm, sometimes God will take you through a season where it’s just you and him alone. He will strip you of everything in and of yourself and will use you for his glory during the process.

Even though you may feel he’s not there, you are in a season that is not without purpose. There’s a purpose for the separation. God has to break you before he makes you great. Don’t regret the process. Trust it.

When God isolates you from others, it allows you to draw closer to him. You will grow spiritually. God wants to mold and shape you. He will get the glory, and not you.

Being alone can be very frustrating and sometimes will cause you to become distraught, depressed, or distracted. God is with you and have you by yourself for a great reason. Jesus cuts off every branch that doesn’t bear fruit. You can’t be pruned if you are standing by yourself. You can’t be refined if you are conforming like everyone else.

Pruning is a process that requires removal of dead things. It is the cutting off of life’s distractions. God prunes us that we may bear more fruit. And for every branch that bears fruit, God prunes that it may be more fruitful (John 15:1-4). When you find yourself in a season where you feel alone, know that it is the right time you are available to God to be used to fulfill His purpose. #BeBlessed!

Be blessed! -JD

John 15:1-5 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit, he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. Remain in me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” (NIV)

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2013 Declaration

Today God gave us day one to walk in integrity. 364 more days to remain loyal and live righteously. Trust in the Lord. He will guide you. Honor God. His Word is truth.

In times of trouble, let God orchestrate your steps. For, He is a present help. Don’t worry. Remove all doubt. Have faith God will work it out. He promised.

2013 may be the beginning of a new life for many. Yet God has been around since the beginning. Renew your covenant with Him. Live to serve God until the end… of time.

Be consistent in your fellowship and your walk with Him. Continue pursuit of an intimate relationship with Him. It will bring abundant life and true fulfillment.

May your days be filled with a desire to live for God. Be a doer, not just a hearer of the Word.

Jesus likened himself to the vine and believers to its branches. In this life we are given many chances. Make a declaration to God to remain true. To your word just as he do.

Jesus is the vine. We are the fruit. Abide in him and He in you.

God bless each and every family. God, I trust your provision will guide us to safety. You will supply all our needs. I trust you. I believe.

Goodnight and or Good Morning To You! – JD

John 15:4 Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.

John 15:7 If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.

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