Listen To The Vinedresser: He Is Worth The Climb
Thoughts from my journal when I’m spending time “in the vineyard” with Holy Spirit often land on these emails to you. God is really awesome about helping me express His thoughts on issues and situations you think about also amidst the day in and day out display of your life. Many “Listen To The Vinedresser” words come from this intimate place as I lay my heart bare before the Lord. Other times they are birthed out of praying for you!
Lately, I have enjoyed different translations of the Bible that Holy Spirit lights up like fireworks in my heart. I always am impacted by the Passion Translation, but recently the Message Bible has been rocking my world. I was reading Matthew 5 and came to this conclusion:
How about you? Are you one of the “committed ones” What climbing have you faced? May I encourage you to NOT put away your hiking boots and keep reaching for His Voice amidst your struggles.
“There is an anointing which causes the Kingdom of heaven to invade earth. You walking in your true identity facilitates the doorway to healing and on the other side of healing is wholeness. You become whole so you can help bring healing to someone else!” -Firebrand Dave.
Listen to the Vinedresser
Will you travel with Me dear child up steep hills and through dry desserts to hear My voice? I long to teach deep wisdom secrets and sweet revelation to those who are relentless to travel further into what seems the darkest place in My vineyard. Here all is still. Here you feel the very branches of My Presence wrap around you. You are so wrapped in My anointed Vines that the slightest movement reveals my gentle healing touch.
This is a place for my committed ones. Here you feel the very tender beats of My heart as I speak intimate words of never ending hope, peace, and love. Here you realize what you thought was lost, what you thought was most dear to your heart, is replaced with an embrace in this secret place. I have great deposits of faith to pour out on you as you unwavering seek who you are in the rows of My garden. Your steadfast pursuit here will be rewarded with a healed mindset and a renewed passion for what I put in your very DNA. Come, My intimate companions, and find how blessed you are, in the Vine!
“When Jesus say His ministry drawing huge crowds, He climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to Him, CLIMBED WITH HIM. Arriving at a QUIET PLACE, He sad down and taught His CLIMBING COMPANIONS….”