Deep Calls Unto Deep by Gina Sayers
We are privileged to have Gina Sayers contribute to True Vision's blog today. Gina is the Owner and Team Leader of Step Up, LLC, and the author of Deeper, Deeper Still. Her booklet will minister to the heart of teenagers and adults alike!
Deep Calls Unto Deep,
I was in the Presence of the Father the other day when I received a download for a booklet to put in the hands of youth and young adults alike that are seeking to go deeper than just meetings and church attendance. My spirit just burned within me because I feel so passionate about each of us finding our deeper purpose. I am so excited about this because coming from a more traditional religious background, these are things I worked hard to learn. Looking back, I felt sometimes that I was in a coal mine with a pick-axe hitting a hard rock like surface, only to watch my tool bounce off and almost hit me right in the face! However, for the next generation it will hopefully be a little easier. That is the purpose of the booklet, Deeper, Deeper Still. To put a tool in your hand to assist you on your journey with Jesus and to help you navigate perhaps around some unnecessary distractions is my hope for this endeavor. Basically, it was God given and He will do with it what He wants, all Glory to Him!
Let’s talk about your identity for a moment. A lot of people these days like to get on Ancestry.com to trace their family heritage. Although knowing who & what is in your blood line so that you can either embrace it or bind it and cut it off from operating in your life is important. Today, let us talk about who you really are.
From the moment of your creation in Heaven, even before you were placed in your mother’s womb, He knew you. He gave you every unique feature and your exact personality and everything that makes you – you!! You were not a mistake! You were planned by the Master and Creator in Heaven, Yahweh, who invites you to call him Father! A book of Heaven’s plan for your life, which we call your destiny, was written and filed in the Library of Heaven. Your personal angels that are assigned to you, help you to align with this destiny. So, there is a perfect will for your life, and then there is the permissible will, which allows you to choose the path that you will walk through on this journey of life. Each decision having consequences on future events. And then, at your acceptance of Jesus Christ, as your personal Savior and LORD, your name was written in “THE LAMB’S BOOK OF LIFE.” You became a citizen of Heaven. A Son or Daughter of the Most-High God. You are highly favored and full of His marvelous Light. All that He has is yours. The problem is that we are not aware of the laws in place and how to access the benefits of Heaven. Mostly because we have not been taught. However, we are familiar with many of them. Perhaps, we do not really give them a lot of thought. We go through our life making our plans and living life, then when tragedy strikes, we tend to blame and get mad at God. However, if we walk close to him and have a deeper relationship with him, we will know that although some things are allowed through his filter that hurt and are hard to deal with; He promises to walk each step with us! That may not sound like much, but let me tell you, when dark times come, He is the one you will want by your side. No one can give the peace and comfort like the Father, the Son and The Holy Ghost! We are so blessed! We are blessed coming in and blessed going out!
"Do not be misled—you cannot mock the justice of God. You will always harvest what you plant." Galatians 6:7 NLT
So, we need to make sure that we are implementing some spiritual disciplines in our life so that we can be equipped and ready for whatever comes on our path. I have listed a few:
•It is essential to spend time in the Word of God and meditate on it day and night, especially as the days are growing evil
•To deepen and lengthen our prayer life
•To pray in the Spirit always and strengthen our inner man
•To ask the Father to open our eyes and ears to all that He is doing around us
•To live and breathe in step with him
•To walk in purity and holiness
•To live in immediate obedience
•Speaking good words of life and keeping our tongues from speaking evil
A Kingdom has protocol. There have been laws set in place to judge the land, and the inhabitants. When we sin, we open a door in the spirit realm for the enemy and his forces to enter our realm and wreak havoc on us. Satan is a legalist and he lays the trap, traps us, then accuses us before the Father so he can gain access to us.
As we begin to get closer to the Father and learn to hear the voice of His Holy Spirit, He will warn us of such things. He truly will lead and guide us around the traps and snares of the enemy and call us to repentance. Repentance is vital! When we have true repentance in our hearts for the times when we stray from the narrow path and confess that to the Father, through the name of Jesus, all is wiped clean. The door that had been opened to the enemy is now shut. Did you hear it slam shut? When you repent, you will! The enemy no longer has permission to do with you as he pleases. You are once again under the umbrella of Protection of Yahweh, our Father!
Once you have some spiritual disciplines in place and you learn to recognize the Father’s voice, it is time to set some things in order. Let’s start with the atmosphere around you. This is a subject many do not give a lot of thought to on a normal basis. Yet, it affects us in such a significant way. Think for a minute about the atmosphere in a restaurant. Most all the time, you take a quick scan of the place as soon as you walk in. In a moment, you will be able to tell if the attendees are enjoying their meal or not. For instance, you walk in a restaurant and people are chatting quietly together around their table, waitresses are walking by with a smile, even if they are rushed, with tea and water pitchers in hand. You will know immediately that this is a well-managed place. On the other hand, if you walk in a restaurant and dishes are clanking and managers are yelling, tables are dirty and left uncleaned for a longer than normal time, your enjoyment of your meal and time spent here in this atmosphere will leave you feeling unsatisfied and sometimes angry.
•"But if we are living in the light, as God is in the light, then we have fellowship with each other, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, cleanses us from all sin." 1 John 1:7 NLT
•"Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path." Psalm 119:105 NLT
•"Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ground.” Genesis 1:28 NLT
So, what are we to do? Should we only stay and enjoy our meal in the first scenario? What if I told you that you have the authority from Heaven in Genesis 1:28 to call the atmosphere where you stand into alignment with Heaven! All that means is that you take authority over the atmosphere and ask Jesus to release Heaven in that place, to bind any dark forces at work and release His Angels to bring Heaven to Earth right in the place where you are dwelling. Many times, it is our very presence that has caused an uproar in the spirit realm, especially in a predominantly dark atmosphere.
If you will use this simple tool, in your home, in your job, at your church, or even at your child’s school, you will experience freedom like you have never known.
"So, if the Son sets you free, you are truly free." John 8:36 NLT
This is just a couple of topics that are dealt with in Deeper, Deeper Still. I also dive into Governmental Authority, Kingdom Mindset and the Secret Place. Ready to take the next step and GO DEEP??
IN CHRIST ALONE,
Step Up, LLC
“Helping the “Kingdom body” prepare for their Millennial Reign”
•To get your copy of Deeper, Deeper Still contact Gina at: Stepupignite@gmail.com
•Visit Gina's Blog Page at: https://livingonlaketime.wordpress.com/