Observations for 2021-2022
“She came out of the desert leaning on her Beloved….”
observation and revelation
Everyone was talking about intimacy and identity in Christ this year. Those who were able to get more connected with the Lord were indeed blessed. Yet silencing the turmoil and chaos around us has been a battle in 2021. As we labor to enter His rest, we truly find that in His presence there is fullness of joy and all questions are answered.
Recently I was reminded of a friend of CMM, who was held captive and badly beaten over the course of a few years and Jesus met him daily. He found no desert, and in the pain found grace and power as he leaned on his beloved. The Lord is calling His bride to fully lean on Him. Our circumstances are not an accident, it is a setup to draw us if we will. True Kingdom authority comes from full reliance and relationship.
It seemed, to this observer, that this whole mess threw us off balance. Similar to taking a dance lesson. The dance instructor will knock the student off balance so that He can control the movements on the dance floor. This is the “Lord’s dance” and we need to move in alignment with Him. There has been a great shaking but the shaking will continue through 2022.
The things that are not of God are burning up around God’s beloved. No matter how intense it is, when we seek Him and fully lean on Him there is no desert, lack or want and in His presence we find fullness of joy!
Isaiah 58:11 (AMPC) And the Lord shall guide you continually and satisfy you in drought and in dry places and make strong your bones. And you shall be like a watered garden and like a spring of water whose waters fail not. We are learning what it means to be seated in Christ and what it means to be a son and to pray and live from a place of VICTORY or completion of what Jesus paid for.
What a great day to be alive. What a great year to align with the Lord and bring heaven to earth and experience the kingdom fully relying and leaning on Christ. (Inspiration: Holy Spirit, Artwork: Nancy G Daniel)