Don't Become Fish Bait
by Faizah Imani
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This is just in my spirit today. So I need to write it out...
If it sounds like I am vexed or angry, you're right I am. One of the things about being a prophet is that you actually feel the heart of God. And I know that He is ANGRY! He is FURIOUS! What parent would not be furious when they tell their child to do something and that child looks them dead in the face and tells them NO! NO--I'm not going to do what you told me to do. Why? Because I don't FEEL like it! Any good parent would be infuriated if their child spoke to them in that manner.
How bold we are when God tells us to do something and we disobey Him ON PURPOSE!! It's one thing to be IGNORANT of what God wants us to do. But when we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that God has told us to do something, how dare we not do it?
How dare you not do something that God has commanded you to do simply because "you don't feel like it." Or because, "You're afraid of what people might say." What God tells you to do has NOTHING to do with your feelings! There are tons of other excuses that could be made, but I won't list them here. The excuses don't matter. In God's eyes, excuses are monuments of nothingness. There is no excuse that you can think of on earth that can justify blatantly disobeying Daddy God.
We fail to realize that if it were not for God breathing into our bodies every single day we would not even be alive. We all say that God gives us free will. Well I'm here today to tell you that it's really not FREE. Anytime you choose to go against the Will of the Almighty God, there will be consequences and repercussions. There is a price tag involved. Look at the story of Saul. He ultimately ended up losing his life. That's pricey. Still don't beleive me? Then maybe you need to go back and check the story of Jonah. Jonah's decision to blatantly and openly disobey God caused Him to be swallowed up in the Belly of a Whale. A Whale is a big Fish. And if Jonah had not repented and consented to doing the PERFECT will of God, that big fish would have kept Jonah in his belly. He would have literally become FISH BAIT.
Being that Jesus urged us to be Fishers of Men, we can liken ourselves unto being little fish. The world is the Whale. Do you know what the whale eats? They eat fish. When we disobey God he will allow the Whale (the world) to come and swallow you up into its belly. You're Fish Bait. And the only thing that can cause that Whale to spew you out is when you surrender to God and say God have your way in me and through me. Your will be done and not my own. When you say that and surrender completely to God deciding that come hell or high water you are going to obey Him, He will speak to the whale and command him to release you.
Know that this life is not about you. You don't have FREE will to do whatever you choose. God created and called you for a reason. And how bold you are to tell your Father NO! How Bold you are! Don't get swallowed up in the belly of the whale. Say yes to God! Say yes to His will and say yes to His way. How dare you NOT!! (Selah)
we adore you. We worship you and we praise you just for who You are. God we repent right now for all of the times that we decided we just didn't want to do the things that you wanted us to do. We repent for all of the times that we went left when you told us to go right. God our one desire is to please you. And we know that we can only please you by doing all that you have commanded us to do. No God we are not perfect. But we thank you for your grace and your mercy so that though we may stumble from time to time, we will not utterly be cast down. God for all of my brothers and sisters reading this, I pray God that they will surrender to your will. When they surrender Daddy, I know that you are going to speak to the whale and command him to release them from his belly. And once they have been released from the whales belly God, help them by the power of your Spirit that is within them to obey and carry out all of the instructions that you have given unto them. All that matters in our life is that it lines up with your PERFECT will. We thank you in advance Father and consider it done, in Jesus' name, Amen.
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