TO MY BRIDE PART 2: YOUR CUP OF SUFFERING WILL BE YOUR GLORY!
August 11, 2022 10:25 AM
Message received on 2/08/22 at 1:08pm
1 Peter 4:12-13
Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world.
2 Corinthians 4:16-17 That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. For our present troubles are small and won’t last very long. Yet they produce for us a glory that vastly outweighs them and will last forever! Romans 8:18 Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.
I am drawing My own close to Me in a big way and I am continually doing a work in them. Those that have yielded to Me are experiencing My Spirit in a mighty way, for I have and must remove what is left of you and fill you with My FULLNESS. There is no other way to face and stand in what’s coming. It must be in Me or nothing at all. Without me infilling you this way, you will be like those in the world, there would be no difference. My FULLNESS in you is the differentiating factor with those in the world. But to rise in all the chaos and darkness, it can only happen this way, and so, spend as much time as possible with me in the secret place. ABIDE here, for it is in this place I do all that I need to do in you. Outside of Me, you are alone and subject to the winds and torrents of the world, and you will be blown away.
SEPARATE from this world, and if you are Mine in TRUTH, this will not be a struggle for you, for you have known Me and My ways. My ways are PURE and yours need to be as well. To the FAITHFUL I am showing Myself faithful; to the PURE, I am showing Myself pure that their ways may be aligned to Mine; and to the BLAMELESS, I am showing Myself blameless, even keeping your body, soul and spirit blameless to the very end. This will and cannot happen automatically, you MUST ABIDE in Me and with Me in the secret place.
You are the instrument in My hand that I will use and I have kept you hidden for such a time as this that is now upon the world. What you did not understand will be made clear to you-who you are and your assignment specific to you, as we bring in the greatest harvest in the history of mankind. All your life has been a preparation for what is now here. You cannot see it or feel it, but believe it, for it is who you are. Allow Me to do this work in you, for you need it and those whom you will be ministering to will respond to it.
I am doing a NEW thing, do you not perceive it? Do you not feel it in the spirit and in your spirit? A shift has taken place and those that are prepared and ready will manifest in the new. Many are called and were called, but very few chosen for they are the ones that responded. Your journey has not been easy, but one of total surrender and sacrifice of your identity and future. You placed it all in My hands and trusted Me with it. Now watch what I have done with all that you gave Me. For what you thought was your cup of suffering (and indeed it was) is now going to be the very cup I pour back into you, worked out together for your good and for My GLORY, that will now rise upon you. Nothing was ever in vain, all the time you gave was not wasted. All your pain, tears, trials, rebukes from people and persecutions have moved you from glory to glory, to this point in time, to go and conquer, and no evil will prevail against you!
For this moment did you come into this world, predestined in Me for this very work that is now before you. Yes, darkness is all around you, but wait and see how my beautiful BRIDE will shine her LIGHT, radiating My GLORY to the ends of the earth. Evil will flee, and souls will come to your light and to all eternity. Press in just a little bit more, My GRACE is sufficient and My strength surrounds you. Therefore, do not grow weary, for you are about to rise into a mighty ARMY to bring My kingdom here on earth. Be still and know that I AM God.
My Sons and Daughters, continue to ABIDE, for this is where your victory has been won. Draw from Me ALL you will need to RISE above all the chaos coming and to carry many with you. Be faithful to the very end, I am with you and I will not let you go.
Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.
Don’t be drunk with wine, because that will ruin your life. Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit,
2 Corinthians 4:16
That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.
2 Timothy 2:21
If you keep yourself pure, you will be a special utensil for honorable use. Your life will be clean, and you will be ready for the Master to use you for every good work.
I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is.
He who [a]dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty [Whose power no foe can withstand].
“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing.
Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth.
But when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore, come out from among unbelievers,
and separate yourselves from them, says the Lord.
Don’t touch their filthy things, and I will welcome you.[a]
1 Peter 1:15
But now you must be holy in everything you do, just as God who chose you is holy.
God blesses those whose hearts are pure,for they will see God.
To the faithful you show yourself faithful; to those with integrity you show integrity.
To the pure you show yourself pure, but to the crooked you show yourself shrewd.
1 Thessalonians 5:23-24
Now may the God of peace make you holy in every way, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless until our Lord Jesus Christ comes again. God will make this happen, for he who calls you is faithful.
He made my words of judgment as sharp as a sword.He has hidden me in the shadow of his hand.
I am like a sharp arrow in his quiver.
“But when this happens, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, I will honor you, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, my servant. I will make you like a signet ring on my finger, says the Lord, for I have chosen you. I, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, have spoken!”
1 Corinthians 13:12: Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.
Isaiah 43:18: “But forget all that— it is nothing compared to what I am going to do.
Matthew 22:14: “For many are called, but few are chosen.”
2 Timothy 1:12: That is why I am suffering here in prison. But I am not ashamed of it, for I know the one in whom I trust, and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until the day of his return.
Matthew 20:22:But Jesus answered by saying to them, “You don’t know what you are asking! Are you able to drink from the bitter cup of suffering I am about to drink?” “Oh yes,” they replied, “we are able!”
2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as [a]by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:8-10
Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!
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