I hear the Lord say,
"My river is right there at your feet. Itís available because I want you to have every blessing and every provision of promise Iíve made and swore to in a covenant by My own blood. But there are a few things you must do. Youíve got to rise up and put some effort forth and ask Me for My grace. It will help you get in the river where youíll be made whole. The day is here, youíve must make up your mind today, to leave those things behind you (Is.43:18-19).
Leave Ďthingsí in the past. All those things that you canít go back and do anything about. You canít fix whatís been broken. You canít mend whatís been torn. But I can make whole whatís been broken, I can bind up the broken heart and bring you unspeakable joy if you will just trust Me. I can mend tattered dreams and restore them and cause them to stir in your spirit again. Stir up the gift that is within you. Stir it up today.
Iím a jealous God and I want your mind and heart to be centered on Me. Not on the left-over dregs of your beaten down and worn out past. Donít allow the Ďthingsí of the past to cause your walk in Me to be unbalanced and halting. My people, you have stumbled needlessly over Ďthingsí youíve already confessed before Me and Iíve cleansed with My blood.
Iíve cast them away from Me, never to remember them against you again. Yet, you continue to bring up the foul odor of the past to reach my nostrils instead of releasing the sweet fragrant incense of your prayers. Prayers of thanksgiving and worship. You talk about being about My business, I say, how can you be about My business when your mind is more focused on the Ďthingsí of yesterdays. Be ready to embrace what I have for you today.
Many of you are called to the ministry of Intercession. Iíve put that call of My Spirit upon your spirit, and many of you are still sitting on the bank, in constant confusion, wondering what you are called for. Everyone is called of My Spirit to be a ĎHouse of Prayer.í Donít make it a den of thieves by allowing Ďthingsí of the past yesterdays to come in and rob my people blind. Start there and do not despise small beginnings.
To whom much is given, much will be required, but I have promised to never leave you nor forsake you, and lo, I am with you, even til the end of the age. I AM your help in times of trouble. I AM your rear guard. Listen close to hear the voice of My Spirit leading you and guiding you to walk here, step there---leading you to restoration and wholeness in the river of My glory. Leading you into the abundant life of love, joy, peace and prosperity.