He is Knocking

Fear has gripped the lives of many. It destroys, it quenches, it blames, it persecutes. It causes panic that is unholy. It casts dreams, cares, desires, and holy hopes to the grave. The dead remain there, trapped, unable to breathe. It gives no freedom for the future. It taunts with experience of the past. Fear is no friend. It is friction to the purposes and desires of God.

And you have power over it.
 
Yes… you can overcome fear, because perfect love casts out fear.
 
"For God will never give you the spirit of fear, but the Holy Spirit who gives you mighty power, love, and self-control." - 2 Timothy 1:7 TPT

So while this is a time in history where fear is knocking over every doorpost, so is the Holy Spirit and the blood of the lamb. He is knocking. He is saying, "Come to me… all you who are weak and weary and I will give you rest for your souls."

Let the redeemer come and speak life and blessing over the places in your mind and soul that are quivering. He is not going to let you go, though He is asking you to let go of the things that plague your mind and fall into His midst.
 
In a time of deep isolation, rapid change, and resistance, God is moving and He wants you to come with Him. He is extending a hand and saying, "Will you take it, in the unknown?"

Will you walk on water with Him?
 
He is inviting you to be intimate with Him in this time of uncertainty.

Ask Him about some practical ways in which you both can be intimate together. The odds are, He will probably ask you, "What do you want to do with me?"
 
Go do it!

Maybe He is beckoning you towards something you have never tried before. Jump in!
 
Maybe He is wanting your stillness, and you too to worship together for an afternoon.

Maybe He is bringing people in your life and you to their lives to create fun, hard belly laughs, and relaxation.

Whatever you both do together, it is good if He is in it.
 
Simply let Him love you and this fear will begin to diminish. You will begin to see Him and yourself rightly again. You will grow confident in who you are and you will know His authority in your life. You will begin to step out on the water and say, "Yes! I can do this, because He is with me."

You are not in a season of fear, you are in a season of deliverance. Yield to the deliverance of God. He is giving you right perspective of Him. He is clearing your lenses, giving you spiritual discernment and wisdom ask you seek His presence.
 
You will have the knowledge and the strategies of Heaven for your life. You will know the difference between good and evil. He will not let you fall into death; you have overcome it!

Declare this over your life:

I will not be a slave to fear.

I will be a friend of God.

I will be courageous for the Kingdom and I will rise above the grave because He defeated it!

I will not bow to any lord but my Lord who is seated high above every other throne.

I will yield to Him.

I will not yield to fear.

Author | Emily Helton

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