“The Enemy of Our Household”

”A man’s enemies will be those of his own household” Matthew 10:36

What was the true meaning behind this statement Christ so profoundly exclaimed? That our family members are secretly our enemies out to see us harm or destroy us in some kind of way? That jealousy, money, greed or power of one family member over another create enemies within our homes? Well, I don’t entirely agree with this more than I agree with the fact that we ourselves are our worst enemies we could ever have in our lifetime based on the battle waged against ourselves in our minds…the true battlefield. We know that we are the living temple of God and that His Spirit dwells within us…an extension of God in human form. Therefore, we tend to beat ourselves up to death at times destroying the very thing we’re trying to build…spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. The “I can’t”, “It’s impossible”, “Fear”, “Self-hate”, …all the expressions of lack of faith and excuses we give ourselves is what we continue to receive because we haven’t learned yet about that almighty living power of God dwelling within us to press forward in absolute faith to overcome. Didn’t it say somewhere in the word…”31 what then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[b] neither the present nor the future, nor any powers,39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.   Romans 8:31-39

Paul made something very clear if we are to be more than conquerors in this lifetime and start life anew with a new vision and a new hope…renewed with a new strength as a new man and that was…”And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” Romans 12:2. The battle and the real enemy is that of the mind, and if there is no enemy in the mind, then there is no enemy to point the finger at on the outside. Conqueror your inner fears with faith and let the light of God shine throughout your entire being. Our Lord did it and showed us how…keep in step with the Spirit. God bless.

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The Real Journey Begins…

 

Romans 7:14-23 King James Version (KJV)

14 For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin.15 For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.16 If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.17 Now then it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.18 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.19 For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.20 Now if I do that I would not, it is no more I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me.21 I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:23 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

Did you know that your thoughts actually create your reality? First, let me start by saying I apologize for being out of the loop for a while. (Multiple projects)

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“For He that is in me, is Greater than he that is in the world”

D.R.Tracy is back for 2018…Hello and sorry for the disappearance for a time, but other projects demanded my attention and still going, but here I am. Battlefield of Angels as a series along with the new release coming soon “The Gossip Corner series and I’ve been busy working on the screenplay, which I must say is another beast entirely, but of course I invite the challenge which requires a lot of focus and attention, and in between projects just seems to take up so much time. I’m glad to see so many still faithfully continuing to post…this is a grand motivator for me. May God through the Lord Jesus Christ who works in and through us continue to watch over, strengthen and bless EVERYTHING you do and touch for 2018 and keep your loved one safe from seen and unseen hurt harm and danger…God bless you family.

KINGDOM VIRTUES…are not achievable through human effort

 

 

“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.” John 15:5

We don’t understand as we ought to when it comes to the things of God and pertaining to God…walking with God the Holy Spirit and keeping in step thereof. Only my opinion of course not knowing the hearts of men and women of God, only the evidence of what is seen around us on a daily basis pertaining to our struggles and fears and doubts and wavering back and forth in faith amongst Believers. My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I also include myself in this number of struggling as well. We attempt to try to achieve many things ourselves apart from God but leads us becoming independent from God and causes the enemy…ego– the joy to see that inner struggle and shipwreck faith when clearly we can do NOTHING apart from God, because that outter man knows not the spiritual things which pertains to God….only that which is worldly, Amen. The word states; “Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.” James 4:10. Humility and faith incorporated with love are our strongest weapons of warfare here and now. That humility of heart, that allows our Lord to fill us up with His Spirit that God will lift us above all adversity that we may encounter; “Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. That faith that shakes mountains because we believe in the God of our Lord and Savior that is the same yesterday, today and forever; “I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. Revelations 22:13…and that love that surpasses all understanding that confuses “the world” because of its insensitivity to accept it; For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16. Kingdom virtues don’t compromise with sin or play parts in negotiations with the world or the enemy. Kingdom virtues stand in a position that looks at the world through the eyes of God and knows that it know, that it knows who we are and is evident by the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. “Now it came about when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing opposite him with his sword drawn in his hand, and Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us or for our adversaries?” He said, “No; rather I indeed come now as captain of the host of the LORD.” And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and bowed down, and said to him, “What has my lord to say to his servant?”…(a representative of the kingdom of heaven knows his place in this world), Amen.  Let us, therefore, strive to put on these virtues as Ambassadors of Heaven, knowing who we are in Christ as the Lord leads us and direct us from faith to faith and glory to glory, being no longer tossed as a child, but striving to become mature in our faith to carry out the works God has prepared for us since the beginning; “For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every one that useth milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.” Hebrews 5:12. May the God and Father of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob watch over, protect and bless everything you do and touch in Jesus name. Amen.

“VICTORY “…over Satan, the world, and the flesh…

Jesus Walking Out of the Tomb

                             …lies not within the power of men, but in a risen Lord.

“Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.” Zechariah 4:6.

How long must we suffer defeat? How long will it take for us to wake up and realize that this divine spiritual battle is very real and wages war against our souls? The LORD said to Satan, “From where do you come?” Then Satan answered the LORD and said, “From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it.” Job 1:8. Our enemy knows us all too well, perhaps better than we do. He (Satan) also knows scripture better than most of us if not all of God’s word, however, what he doesn’t know is the heart of man only the mind based on us following after the things of the flesh and its desires. Family, this is why we have so many scriptures of examples and fore-fathers of faith that directs us through these land-minds of bear traps set up by the enemy, because (1), without the Spirit of Christ we are sure to suffer defeat and stand condemned, (2), without the Spirit of Christ we could never grow up in “spiritual maturity” to distinguish right from wrong to walk victoriously and overcome the enemy in this life, and (3), we need to wake up and realize who we truly are in Christ what we were created to do while on this earth for the short time we are here. There is a solution…Christ Jesus our Lord and King. Having that Spirit deposited within you begins your journey to victory. The key…Christ in us gives us that authority for our commission as well as that grand love for humanity and that humility that is needed for the Spirit of God rest upon us to carry out the works God has for us individually to complete through Christ Jesus our Lord, Amen. So the real keys here are LOVE and HUMILITY…everything else shall follow…I promise. Family, I say this with all the love the Lord has placed in my heart for my brothers and sisters in Christ that I haven’t yet reached this “maturity” spiritually, though I strive to do so as God has given me revelation to some of these things I share. I have suffered much shipwreck faith during my years of learning how to walk by faith and not by sight, and til this day, I strive praising the Lord for every defeat, victory, lesson learned and blessings in Christ, for this shows me that the hand of God continues to be with me, because this inner man continues to call out in power and have such a deep longing to be part of this glorious kingdom of our Lord. So I will press on in faith as I encourage my brothers and sisters to do the same, and permit not the enemy to be victor over you, for He that dwells within you is so much greater than he that is in this world. Amen. Separate the illusion from the things that are real, and practice to learn the difference between having a form of Godliness to growing to spiritual maturity…,for these remain…FAITH…LOVE…HUMILITY…HOPE, with these we can never fail and will ALWAYS come out victoriously. Amen. May the God and Father of us all watch over and protect you in everything you do and touch as we walk from faith to faith and glory to glory in Jesus name. Amen and God bless.

‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God’

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Matthew 6:33 King James Version (KJV)

” But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”

All these things…our dreams, hopes, desires and we can experience the blessings of God, because His hand is involved in what we do. Most of the time we don’t recieve what we ask for because we have within us selfish desires, but when we can see the hand of God in what we do and our foundation is steadfast in Christ Jesus our Lord…EVERYTHING that you do, touch and claim in Jesus name SHALL be blessed as long as we seek the Kingdom of Heaven and ALL its righteousness…those kingdom virtues that sets us apart from the rest of the world. My dear brothers and sisters…claim those kingdom virtues over your life today and your love ones and watch and see that our God is the same yesterday…today…and forever. May Our God and Father in heaven continue to bless each of you as you grow from faith to faith and glory to glory in Jesus name, Amen.

“FOLLOWING CHRIST IN THIS LIFE….”

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Requires one to have faith in He that dwells within us.

“And Jesus said to him, “‘If You can?’ All things are possible to him who believes.” Mark 9:23

Do we really know the ways of God? Do we really know how to keep in step with the Holy Spirit that dwells within us? The Word of God states that; There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” Proverbs 14:12. The Holy Bible suppose to be our [B]asic [I]nstructions [B]efore [L]eaving [E]arth, however we tend to lean on our own understanding and begin to drift away from the truth of the Word and incorporate the things of the world; based on what we see, into our walk of faith, leaving us struggling within ourselves; flesh fighting against the Spirit and then we wonder why things aren’t working out according to the way we planned them. We receive many signals from the Spirit that tries to lead us, teach us, and guild us into all truth and the correct way to walk this walk of faith, but there always seems to be present with us this nature that keeps us from carrying out the things of God as we ought to…I’ve failed in this area many times in my life. God states that; “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.  For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9. And again the Apostle Paul states in Romans chapter 7:14-23; “For we know that the law is spiritual: but I am carnal, sold under sin. For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I…  For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members. O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.” The classic battle of the “flesh against the spirit.” As the Body of Christ…a spiritual church that is being built up in Christ, need to start realizing and claiming that identity in Christ and that authority given by Christ in this life and walk that walk of faith with such kingdom virtues that we begin to witness the power of the Holy Spirit just as if it were the yesterdays of our brothers and sisters that are now in that “Hall of Fame of Faith..” Hebrews chapter 11. Let us learn from them, for they were just as we are today, but with some exceptions…they believed; He said it…I believe it, should be our attitude when walking in faith…The Word said it, and I believe it. No room for doubt, confusion, discord, wavering or arguing amongst one another, but loving one another, praying for one another and speaking with the authority that has been given us from on high as men and women of God. Amen. Therefore, let us take on this attitude as we continue to walk in faith beholding before us the path many have already sacrificed to keep this torch, this flame of the Holy Spirit lit within us as children of the living God. May the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob watch over you, protect you, keep you and bless EVERYTHING you do and touch in Jesus name. Amen…God bless.

REMEMBER!!! Go take a peek at the novel if you haven’t yet. “Battlefield of Angels” It’s a glimpse at spiritual warfare around us and rate this. Though fictional in content many of the events are realand a shadow of my life.

http://www.amazon.com/Battlefield-Angels-United-States-Slavery/dp/1491815663/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1380993713&sr=1-2&keywords=battlefield+of+angels