Tag: The Secret Place

God has great plans and purposes over your lives.  His plans are to give you life and an expected end.  His ways are beyond your imaginations.  The question is how do you understand what you are destined to do or fulfil here on earth?  Why are you here on earth for? If you do not understand God’s purpose for your life, you are living a futile life here on earth.

He desires to reveal to His purpose as you spend time in the secret place.

He desires to reveal to His purpose as you spend time in the secret place.  Revealing His Purpose Event is a segment from The Secret Place  that the Lord instructed me to host.  It started last year based on Psalm 91:1, He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  It has been an awesome journey so far discovering the mysteries of The Secret Place of our Heavenly Father.

The theme this season is Revealing His Purpose in The Secret Place. Revealing His Purpose Event is a time of seeking Him in The Secret Place so He can reveal and birth His purpose seeded in you.  Until He reveals His purpose we cannot run with it.  A vision without a purpose is a dead vision.

My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Psalm 139:15

I would encourage you to come and experience Him in The Secret Place as He reveals His purpose in you on Saturday 28th March, Crown Plaza Hotel Hanger Lane, London UK  Come with an expectant heart  and you will never leave the same.  His manifesting presence will dwell in and around you for His name to be glorified.

 

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.

There are times when you feel so discouraged, burnt out and at the point of giving up on God or hopelessness.   It feels like all around you is crumbling gradually.  You know what, enter into His presence to receive more of His love, peace, joy and fresh hope for today and the future of tomorrow.  The question is how do you enter into His presence in the midst of all the challenges you are experience.  To enter into His presence, you need a key to unlock the door that gains you access into the secret place.  Do you have the key to the secret place?  How do you unlock/ open the door with the keys He has place in your hands?

In my last post I wrote about what could hinder you from gaining access to the secret place, The key to the secret place  .   I would be emphasizing more on the what gains you access to the secret place.

The key to enter into the secret place

 

Right heart and standing with God

Nothing is hidden from His presence and He longs for us to lay our burdens down ensuring our motives and thoughts are pure and righteous (Psalm 139:23-24).   The steps of the righteous are ordered by God and He delights in their ways.   A pure and holy heart through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour  gains you direct access to the secret place (Psalm 37:23, Matthew 5:8).  During trials and tribulations, He is with you and willing to see you through those challenges.

Fear and reverence of Him

The Lord God is Omnipotent, Omnipresent and Omniscience because He is the creator of the universe.  Do not be afraid of Him but enter in His presence in honour, awe, deep respect for who He is, all He has done and about to do.    The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding Proverbs 9:10.  When you begin to understand Him on a deeper intimate level, He ushers you into His presence and gives you revelation, insights and enlightens your heart over situations that seems to be a stronghold in your life.

Humility

Let your hearts and ways be humble before Him.  Humility is an act of surrender, submission and sacrifice to  the Lord.  Offering your life to Him pleases the Lord and causes Him to act in supernatural ways releasing His blessings to us.   But He gives more grace.   Therefore He says:  “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” James 4:6.   Be mindful of having or displaying false humility in His presence as the Lord God sees the heart and this could hinder you from entering the secret place.

In Tune with the Spirit

Without working in alliance and unity with the Holy Spirit, it is absolutely impossible to unlock access into the secret place (Ephesians 4:1-6, Acts 17:27).  You have the mind of Christ and the Father’s heart, it is time to be in tune with His Spirit so you can understand His ways, will and plans.    But God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God. 11 For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God 1 Corinthians 2:10-11.

There are so much more keys that permits you to open the door to the secret place, i would encourage you to spend time studying the word to understand more on this.

Therefore in times of trouble, during the storms of life, find a secret place that would cause you to enter in the most holiest of all.  For in the time of trouble He shall hide me in His pavilion; in the secret place of His tabernacle He shall hide me; He shall set me high upon a rock Psalm 27:5.  When all around you is crumbling, maybe you have been made redundant, unemployed, or you have been praying for answers to a specific problem and it seems like you have been unable to gain access into the secret place.  The time is now to take a step back in surrender and submission to the Most High God and use the keys to unlock/activate access into the His presence

 

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When we pray in communion with the Lord, our utmost desire is that our Heavenly Father hears our prayer. It is essential to understand how to gain access into His presence so that our prayers are not futile. The key to the secret place is the key that The Lord has placed in or given to us  to enable us gain direct access into His presence.

It is important to spend personal quality time with the Lord to develop our intimacy with Him and help us to grow in our relationship with our Heaven Father.    The secret place is a place where you are in communion with the Lord one to one, spirit to spirit and heart to heart.  The key to the secret place draws us into His presence (Psalm 91:1).

But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly Matthew 6:6.   Intimacy with the Lord is developed in His presence where your joy is complete and you live life in abundance.

What hinders you from entering the secret place?

Grudges

Keeping malice and grudges against people especially your brothers and sisters in Christ displeases the Lord.  The Word of God encourages us to love our brothers and sisters because we love God and God is love (1 John 4:8).   Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.32 And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you Ephesians 4:31-32.  Learn to let it go and lay it all down at the foot of the cross.  Your utmost desire is to enter into the presence of the Lord, therefore nothing shall separate you from the love of God

Bitterness

Bitterness is an emotional reaction caused as consequences of anger, pains, hurts, offense and so on.  When you allow your emotional feelings to take control,  the Holy Spirit departs from you and this blocks your access into the secret place.  You need to guard your heart with the shield of faith against every fiery darts of the enemy and put on the full armour of Christ our saviour.

Offense

When someone speaks wrongly of you or acts in a way that offends you.  Think about the cross and Jesus act of sacrifice that He has already paid it all.  Therefore you choose not to be offended by any words or action that would try to disconnect you from the presence of God.  It is a choice you have to make.   If anyone offends you do not hesitate to forgive them.  As you forgive our Father in heaven will forgive you through the power of the blood of Jesus (Matthew 6:12, Colossians 1:14, 2:13, Ephesians 1:7). Your prayers and entering into His presence could be hindered by unforgiving spirit, grudges that are led by the sinful nature or flesh.

An unforgiving spirit is of the flesh that leads to death for to be carnally minded is death. When you forgive others our Father in heaven forgives you  otherwise your prayers are hindered (Matthew 6:14).  When someone offends you, it is necessary to go back and make peace with the person so that your communion to the Lord would be like a sweet fragrance to the Lord.  The Lord Jesus encourages us to forgive as many times, not keeping records of the past sins but letting it go (Matthew 18:15-16, 21-22)

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies, 21 envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God Galatians 5:19-21.  

Next week I would expand even further on what opens, unlocks or activates a complete direct access to the secret place.

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When I was a little child, I played hide and seek, I would go and hide somewhere where no one would find me.  My friends would search me everywhere to find me but all to no avail.  Sometimes they would ask my parents, uncles or siblings of my secret hiding place.  Because its a secret they would not tell them.  It was an exciting game, when they grew tired of searching they would tell me to come out .  I enjoyed playing hide and seek when I was growing.  The Lord desires, He longs for us to dwell in His secret place.  So where is the secret place of the Most High?

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High
Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty Psalms 91:1.

Where is the secret place?

The secret place is a place of intimacy with the Lord, where you feel safe and secured in His presence.  Its a place of finding rest in Him, place of settlement and refuge.  When you are in that secret place He becomes your strength, refuge and your trust is deeply established in Him.  It’s a place you find peace, joy and hope therefore you do not need to worry about anything because He is Lord.  You do not analyse till you paralyze because your trust is completely in the Lord.   There is no fear because perfect love casts out all fears.  Its a place where your enemies cant find you, they can search you forever they will never find you.

I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;
My God, in Him I will trust.” Psalms 91:2 

How to get to the secret place?

Spending time in His presence, surrendering your life completely to Him.  Surrender is an act of sacrifice to God, all idols and lovers that has taken the place of Him is surrendered to God.  Letting go of all your burdens and submitting it at the foot of the cross.  Declaring that “I don’t want any other lover”.  Our God is  loving, merciful and so full of compassion and willing to forgive you all your sins.  Be ready to ask for forgiveness of sins and be at a place of repentance.  Because there is a need to be at a place of holiness and purity which is only through Christ Jesus for He is holy.  It is at the place of seeking Him in spirit and truth, at a place of worship.

God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:24

What are the benefits of dwelling in the secret place?

Psalm 91 speaks in detail about the secret place of the Most High and some of the benefits of the secret place is

  • REFUGE AND FORTRESS : When you are weak, He strengthens you.  He is your hiding place and you can always run to Him in times of need and trouble (Psalms 91:2
  • DELIVERER: He delivers you from every plans of the enemy and every sickness and diseases (Psalms 91:3)
  • PROTECTION: He covers you like a mother hen would cover her chicks.  He protects you like a father would protect his children and He has given you the shield of faith to stop the fiery darts of the enemy.  He has positioned  His angels to keep charge over you.  (Psalm 91:4,10, 11,12)
  • NOT AFRAID: You are not afraid of the darkness, even in the midst of darkness His light shines to show you the way. He has given you authority to trample upon serpents and scorpions and nothing by any means shall harm you (Psalms 91:5-7, 13, Luke 10:19 )
  • HE HEARS OUR CRY: When you call on Him in times of trouble or need, He will answer you because you have a relationship with Him.  He will never let you down, neither will He leave you nor forsake you.  (Psalms 91: 15)
  • DIVINE SATISFACTION: You will have a divine satisfaction that could only have come from Him. He will satisfy your spirit, body and soul till you want no more.  You shall lack nothing because His abundant overflowing blessings is upon your life and He has a covenant with you that can never be broken (Psalms 91:16)

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