Liddell & Gary Family Daily Inspirations

Wednesday; May 20, 2020
"'If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey my commands, I will send you rain in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit. Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until planting, and you will eat all the food you want and live in safety in your land. "'I will grant peace in the land, and you will lie down, and no one will make you afraid. I will remove wild beasts from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country. Leviticus 26:3-4
The LORD will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest. Psalm 85:12
Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. Isaiah 60:1
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9
Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:28-31
TODAY’S CHALLENGE ­– DAY 50 – FUTURE FILLED WITH PROMISE.  Choose a future filled with promise. The promise that life can be even better than it is today. That you can live a happier, healthier, more engaging life. That your life can have more peace of mind. And that future starts right now. You see it is time that you take advantage of all that life has to offer. Go on and smile – everything is better than okay. Go on and breathe – because God is the very air you breathe. Let each moment shine – because your time has come to arise and shine. You see Exodus 14:14 reassures us: The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still. Go on and try – make that first step and hold fast to Isaiah 40:29 which tells us: He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. And hold fast to Isaiah 41:10 which reassures us: So, do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. TODAY’S CHALLENGE ­– DAY 50 – FUTURE FILLED WITH PROMISE.  
DUE SEASON: YOU CAN ACHIEVE. We all face things that are trying to push us down today. It's easy to lose our passion and think it will never change. But God didn't create you to be overcome; He created you to be an overcomer. He's put something in your spirit called "bounce back," which means that when you get knocked down, you don't stay down. There is a force breathing in your direction, making things happen that you can't make happen, giving you strength that you don't have. It causes you to rise up. Because you have bounce back, that difficulty cannot defeat you. It's just a matter of time before you rise back up. Thoughts will tell you, "You'll never get well. This pandemic has ruined your finances. You'll always struggle with this addiction." Don't believe those lies. No more saying, "It's never going to change. My business is not going to make it. My child will never get back on course." Zip that up. If you talk defeat, you're going to have defeat. Rather, you need to say with the apostle Paul, "The same Spirit that raised Christ from the dead lives inside me." The forces of darkness did their best to stop Jesus, but they couldn't keep Him from rising. That tells me that nothing you face can keep you from your purpose—no pandemic, no sickness, no layoff. The enemy may have done his best, but his best will never be enough. Things may be coming against you, but know this: Down is not your destiny, and defeat is not how your story ends. I believe that even now the forces that have hindered you are being broken. Powers of darkness are being pushed back. You're about to see breakthroughs, freedom, joy, and victory. Get ready to rise! The time is coming for you to rise again. You haven’t seen, heard or imagined where God is about to take you. The Scripture says, "Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:17). Liberty is not where the Spirit of the Lord was. Are you stuck where God was? Still doing things the same way you did years ago? God has new favor, new ideas, new dreams, new businesses, new levels. If you accept this reboot that has happened during this instance in time, you will come out more productive and effective, with more influence and resources. You'll be where the Spirit of the Lord is. Because you turned to your Shepherd, He's protected you from things you know nothing about. He kept that car from hitting you. He pushed back that sickness. He's been guarding your soul since you were born. If you knew all the things He's already kept you from, you wouldn't worry about what you're facing now. You would stay in peace, knowing that God has you covered. You are in the palms of His hands. You are not at the mercy of fate, bad luck, or a dreaded disease. Psalm 121 says that your Guardian God is right by your side to protect you. He guards you when you go out, and He guards you when you return. He guards you now, and He will guard you always. You cannot go anywhere without your Guardian God. That is why you can live from a place of peace, a place of faith, even though there's turmoil all around you. Stay in peace. God did not say you would not have to face these things. But He did promise He will rescue you from the trouble. He will keep the fatal plague from taking you out. God has a hedge of protection around you, a blood line that the enemy cannot cross. No weapon formed against you will ever prosper. God has wired us for power, but we have to switch it on. Romans 10:9–10 not only tells you how to get wired, but it tells you how to flow in the power. The apostle Paul says, "If you declare with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved." If you are a believer today, you have the Lord Jesus living inside you. The Spirit of God dwells inside you, so you are fully wired. Now switch on the power. When you are feeling like you're never good enough, believe with your heart and confess with your words, "No, I'm fearfully and wonderfully made." When you start feeling sick, confess, "No, God is my healer." When people are talking down about you, confess, "No, I don't listen to that. I only repeat what God says about me. He says I am His masterpiece. That's what I believe in my heart!" Use your words as weapons to walk in power, and you can overcome every obstacle, climb every mountain, and walk through every valley. DUE SEASON: YOU CAN ACHIEVE.
First step toward success is believing you can.

Pamela Guy-Strayhorn