Intimacy

At last, after years of procrastination and self doubt, I can truly say that I have overcome my fears and positioning myself in the place God had preordained and predestined for my life. Looking back in reflection, it is more than three years since the desire to publish a book has been on my heart.

My post on being on a journey on the 23rd January 2013,  expresses my utmost desires  Just to share a bit of my plans this year, presently I am writing a book which will be revealed at a later date.  It has been quite challenging for me because I have postponed it for a very long time but now is the time to do it.  This means dedication, commitment and perseverance.  So as I journey along this long road, I shall keep you all updated on the progress.

This book and many others has been conceived in me for years.  I delayed  myself in the book writing  but when God said it is time, He connected me with destiny helpers that encouraged, challenged me to publish my first book.  When I saw the timely connections with the rights connectors (people who God connects you to for a purpose and season) then you know it is time to break out.

My first book, You are precious, The experience of my Father’s love is out on Amazon .    Go and get your copy!!!!!

You Are Precious is all about the experience of My Father’s love being initiated from the close relationship I developed with my late earthly father, who passed away more than a decade ago. Never did I know that I could encounter more of God’s precious love, especially when I left my parents’ home to live an independent life as an adult. In a desperate search for love, it details my story of discovering  Father’s love, that surpasses every other, and abides in a place of intimacy with the Lord.

This book  is an inspirational book that would transform you life through dealing with identity crises, fears and other emotional baggages of rejection, abandonment and unworthiness.   It is a journey of discovering my true self in Christ, my love language to Abba Father and soaking in the deep wells of  my Father’s love.  This book would inspire you in a new dimension to understand how precious you are to God, your uniqueness, empower you to walk in the boldness and confidence of who you are in Christ Jesus.  You are uniquely peculiar to God, there is no other you but only one you that has your DNA.

I  would encourage you to comment on your thoughts of your priceless value to God and how reading You are precious book has transformed your life

It’s been a while since my last post.  My sincere apologies for my inconsistency in regular post updates.  A lot has been happening behind the scenes that needed to be rectified before post updates.  Heal The Broken Hearted has fully launched out and I am highly expectant with what the Lord is doing and about to do.

I will be hosting an event on Saturday 25TH October 2014 called The Secret Place. The Secret Place event.  I have written so much about the secret place: The key to the Secret Place 1 & 2, The Secret Place, Prayer, Enter into His Presence, In the Secret Place, Place of Rest 1 &2.  But I still believe that there is much more to the secret place.

It time is to experience Him on a deeper level of intimacy with our Heavenly Father.  We can’t really get enough of Him, the more we seek Him the more we want more.  Why don’t you register online for a wonderful time with the Lord.  The Secret Place Event is free but you need to register online to confirm attendance.  Please click here to to register.

I look forward to seeing you all there. This is the beginning of the great and mighty things the Lord wants to do.  Come and join me in being a part of this so together we can impact lives and transform nations.

In His presence is fullness of joy, peace and soundness of mind.   You find rest and restoration in  His presence.  We speak so much about entering into His presence but a lot of us have not experienced Him in a new dimension or found that place of rest, settlement and dwelling place yet.  There is so much satisfaction and abundance of all that He has in store for you in His presence.  So how do you enter into His presence?

Before we come into His presence, if you hold any grudges against anyone, go and seek forgiveness from the person before you enter into His presence.  When someone offends you, hold no grudges, bitterness or anger against the person but understand they they have their flaws.  Forgive them so that you are not hindered from gaining divine access into His presence.  “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you Matthew 6:14.   Nail every sinful nature on the cross as you surrender completely to God, permitting Christ to take absolute control (Galatians 5: 19-24, Colossians 2:13-15).

 

HOW TO ENTER IN HIS PRESENCE

Praise and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and praise is one of the keys to unlocking the doorway to the heavenly realm that permits you grand entrance as His Prince, Princess, Royal Priesthood and Son or Daughter who has an inheritance in His Kingdom.  Let your mouth be filled with thanksgiving and praise as the Lord derives so much joy in your rejoicing for who He is, all He has done yesterday, today and forever more. Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.  2 Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.  4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name Psalm 100:1,2,4 .

Worship

Worship is an act of submission and surrendering your all to the Lord God.  Worship is an act of sacrifice that ushers us into His presence.   Let us go into His tabernacle; let us worship at His footstool Psalm 132:7.  When you come before His presence you stand in awe of Him, in humble adoration, forgetting all your problems and secret petitions, you know with a firm assurance that Heavenly Father has heard your cry.

Blood of Jesus

Jesus  came down on earth in human form on our behalf to sacrifice His life for us.  Through the power of His resurrection  on the cross where Jesus was pierced and bruised for our transgression and iniquities has granted us divine direct access to His throne (Isaiah 53:3-10, Colossians 1:19-20, 1 John 1:7).    The blood of Jesus cleanses us from all unrighteousness.  It is through the blood that you enter into the holy of holies.  Not with the blood of goats and calves, but with His own blood He entered the Most Holy Place once for all, having obtained eternal redemption Hebrews 9:12.  

Spirit

The Holy Spirit, our standby, counselor, strengthener, helper and comforter connects with your spirit in unity guiding you into His presence.   For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father Ephesians 2:18.  There is no condemnation for those who in Christ Jesus, His spirit is life that guarantees you unlimited divine access into His presence (2 Corinthians 2:10-12).     It is the spirit that reveals the heart of  the Father, His plans and purpose over your lives to you.

Word

The Word is Jesus that brings life to every dead situation (John 1:1-4).   His Word is alive, powerful and a double  sword that pierces the spirit and soul, discerns right and wrong and the intents of the heart (Hebrews 4:12).  As you meditate on the Word, Christ in you the hope of glory is reignited and refined like fire burning in your heart that draws you more intimately with the Lord (  Psalm 39:3, Colossians 1:27, Joshua 1:6-10).

 

There is much to write about but the Lord searches and knows the heart.  As you enter into His presence, position yourselves in the right place of righteousness with the right heart and you shall reap love, peace, joy and overflowing blessings

 

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Over the past few years, I have discovered the essence on spending quality time and being in close fellowship with the Lord.  The more I seek Him the more I find Him, there comes the never ending  hunger and thirst for a closer intimate relationship with the Lord.  Entering in the secret place and remaining there is where I long to be, where  peace, perfect rest and fullness of His spirit is restored.

Jacob’s experience in the secret place

It might seem like the Lord’s promises upon your life is taking so long to come to pass.  The fear of the unknown into a new journey, new direction in an unfamiliar way has made you come to stopping point in your life.  Jacob experienced similar challenges when the Lord told him to return Home after spending 21 years  with his Father in Law (Genesis 32:9).  As he embarked on the journey fear gripped him, he became highly distressed because he thought Esau was after him for all the wrong reasons (Genesis 32:6-8).

Jacob realised straight away that he had to do something for there to be a divine intervention from the Lord.  And he arose that night and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven sons, and crossed over the ford of Jabbok. 23 He took them, sent them over the brook, and sent over what he had. 24 Then Jacob was left alone; and a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. 25 Now when He saw that He did not prevail against him, He touched the socket of his hip; and the socket of Jacob’s hip was out of joint as He wrestled with him Genesis 32:22-25. 

He sent his family away over to the brooks while he was alone with God in the secret place.  When you are alone with God situation changes, the Lord interrupts every plan for your favour according to His will, purpose and plan. Jacob wrestled with God and prevailed, his life, everything about him changed overnight.  He met face to face with the Lord who gave him triumphant victory over every seemingly challenging situation (Genesis 32:22-32).

Elijah’s experience in the secret place

Elijah was at the point of giving up when Jezebel wanted to take his life after killing the Prophets of Baal.  He felt his life was undeservedly worthless, in weariness and He slept under a tree where He had a angelic visitation from the Lord that fed him for forty days and nights (1 Kings 19:5- 8).  After being strengthened, he found strength entering into the secret place to receive words of encouragement and instruction.  Elijah found Him in the still small voice that give him specific instruction for the journey ahead ( 1 Kings 19:9-18).

I strongly believe when you take time out, away from the stress, ups and downs of life to find a hiding place where you are alone with the Lord, He rewards you greatly.  When you are alone with God, praying effectively with all that is in you, your effective communion with the Lord produces effective results.  You will find perfect peace, joy and a settled mind in His presence.   When you enter into His presence heavy hearted you come out light hearted because His yoke is easy and His burdens are light.  There comes the confidence, believe that God is able to do all that He has promised you and the faith within you increases.

The solution to the problems that you have been searching for is in the secret place.  The specific instructions that would cause your business or ministry to increase and expand is in the secret place.  The wisdom, knowledge, insight and divine revelation you search for, comes from the Lord in the secret place.  I will give you the treasures of darkness and hidden riches of secret places, that you may know that I, the Lord, who call you by your name, am the God of Israel Isaiah 45:3.  

I pray that the Lord would stir up your hearts to find Him in the secret place.  May He give you the secret treasures that is readily waiting for you.  May He open the eyes of your heart to know Him more intimately in Jesus name Amen.

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I took time out to reflect on my walk with the Lord and realized that I honestly desire to walk closer with Him.  Not that I do not have a close relationship with the Lord but there is a stronger, deeper hunger and thirst for His presence.  A close heart to heart and knitted unity in the spirit  with the Lord is what I intimately long for.   There is a strong desire for a deeper walk with the Lord.   Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled Matthew 5:6.  

I took stock of where I have been (past), where I am (present) and where I am going (future) being fully aware that I am on a journey.  For every journey there is a destination and it is the Lord’s desire to walk with us during the journey so that His purposes would be fulfilled in our lives.

A deeper walk with the Lord starts with a passionate desire of choosing to walk in obedience and total surrender to Him.  The deeper you walk with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit the more sacrifices you have to make to remain closely knitted to Him with the help of the Holy Spirit.   Draw near to God and He will draw near to you James 4:8a.  Draw nearer to Him and He would draw closer to you.

Moses had a deeper walk with the Lord.  The Lord spoke face to face to Moses (Exodus 33:11a).  Due to the children of Israelites disobedience, the Lord chose not to go with them to the promise land rather He promised to send His angel to drive out the Canaanites.   And I will send My Angel before you, and I will drive out the Canaanite and the Amorite and the Hittite and the Perizzite and the Hivite and the Jebusite. 3 Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; for I will not go up in your midst, lest I consume you on the way, for you are a stiff-necked people.” Exodus 33:2-3

Moses was willing to surrender everything for the Lord to go with them to the promise land.   Moses interceded on behalf of the Israelites to find favour in His sight so that His presence would go with them (Exodus 33:13-14).  Moses desired strongly to know and understand the Lord’s way especially in the journey ahead.  For a deeper walk with the Lord, you need to understand His ways, His character and this can be achieved by intimacy with the Lord in prayers, meditating on the word, fellowshipping and worship.

And He said, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14

When you walk with the Lord, He gives you rest, peace that surpasses all understanding and joy.  His presence shall always be with you, no matter what whether in the fiery furnace, or the stormy rain, He shall never leave you nor forsake you.

The Lord’s desire is for you to come closer to Him.  He longs for a deeper level of intimacy with Him.  He wants a closer proximity with   His beloved Sons and Daughters .  Moses, Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up the mountain to experience Him.  And they saw the God of Israel.  And there was under His feet as it were a paved work of sapphire stone, and it was like the very heavens in its clarity. 11 But on the nobles of the children of Israel He did not lay His hand. So they saw God, and they ate and drank Exodus 24:10-11

Then the Lord said to Moses come up higher, as He wanted to reveal His plans, purposes and desires (Exodus 24:12).  The same way He called Moses to go up higher to the mountain, He longs for us to come closer to Him.  Moses went with Joshua his assistant  and he told the others to wait for them there until they came back while he went further up (Exodus 24: 13-15).

We can never get enough of His presence.  Moses went up further into the mountain  where it was only him and the Lord.  Then Moses went up into the mountain, and a cloud covered the mountain Exodus 24:15.   The closer the walk with the Lord the more confident He is revealing His secret plans and His heart desires to us.

It is time to take a deeper closer walk with the Lord and permit Him to speak to you heart to heart, spirit to spirit in one accord.  It is a journey and you have to start somewhere.  Why don’t you start now to take little steps of faith, love and intimacy with the Lord.

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