Day One (1) Your Pilgrimage

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgGrace and Peace be unto you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Today is day number one (1) of our pilgrimage. I just wanted to say a short word to encourage you today as you begin this journey in 2017. I want to encourage you to have faith. Faith the size of a mustard seed can move mountains. Here is the promise for 2017, “nothing shall be impossible”.

 

I want to encourage you this morning. Do not see this as vain repetition. In the kingdom of God there are many things that we are required to do every year because it is important for our development as citizens of the Kingdom of God. Every Jew was expected to engage in a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to worship God. The fact that it happened yearly does not mean that it is repetition without power. Actually, let’s define pilgrimage.

 

PILGRIMAGE

A journey made to a holy or revered place as an act of devotion or duty. As well as Jerusalem, there were several such holy places in Israel.

 

Here is a biblical attestation to this practice:

Luke 2:41-42New International Version (NIV)

41 Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Festival of the Passover. 42 When he was twelve years old, they went up to the festival, according to the custom.

 

Jesus and his family did this every year because God commands it. As you journey on this fast in 2017, don’t listen to nay sayers who would tell you this is just a custom that has no meaning. You are doing this as an act of devotion to your God and to get his attention about your hope and supplications for the coming year.

 

Take one day at a time. This year we are following our Bishop H. Curtis Douglas and doing 7 days. Remember, drink all the water you can drink. Make sure it is at least 8 glasses of water. Also you may have one bowl of soup, preferably after three (3) PM. Just do today. Do not try to fast all 7 days at once. Let tomorrow take care of tomorrow. Also, plan now to bring someone to church with you on Sunday. Whatever church you belong to you need to bring someone with you. Certainly, if you do not have a church home we would be honored to have you as our special guest. Join us at 8 AM every Sunday and every Wednesday at 7 PM at In His Presence Family Worship Center on 1673 Dean St. Brooklyn NY. Our website is www.ihpfwc.org. We would love to see you.

 

Live Life on Purpose, and not by Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

www.ihpfwc.org

 

 

 

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We can Change our Future by Learning from Our Past.

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ThinkingGrace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. I pray this blog finds you well. It is my hope to encourage you and to speak into your spirit from the word of God. First let me invite you to our church. It is vital that you have a place of worship and a Pastor you can connect to and learn from. If you are searching for a church home or don’t know the value of one, allow me to invite you to In His Presence Family Worship Center. It is a good church with awesome people and the word of God is taught without compromise. Visit us online at IHPFWC.ORG. Come to church, we are located at 1673 Dean St. in Brooklyn. Service begins at 8 AM on Sunday and at 7 PM on Wednesday nights for bible study. Be my special guest. I am looking for you.

I preached from this text on Sunday and I just want to share a short excerpt with you. Let’s look at the text:

 

Is. 42:23 ¶         Who will hear these lessons from the past and see the ruin that awaits you in the future? (NLT)

The Prophet Isaiah is prophesying to the people of God and in chapter 43 speaks of what God is going to do and it is awesome. For that you should have been at church on Sunday, but before he gives them this awesome news, he makes plain Israel’s current situation. Often we miss the value of what God has done in our life because we have not taken stock of where we are in the midst of our deliverance. Some of us have even deluded ourselves into thinking we are fine where we are. When we don’t know what freedom is and how awesome it is, we think slavery is just fine. Some of us have been in slavery so long that we eulogize imprisonment. We speak well of it. We will mummer because we are being pushed into freedom because freedom takes hard work. Anything worth having does. A good marriage, a great position, a healthy body, all takes hard work.

That being said, anything you have achieved is viewed with a greater appreciation when you understand exactly where you are. Losing 50 pounds may not seem like a big deal if you did not know what you weighed, or what kind of effort it would take to do it. If you understand that you were 400 pounds and how hard it was to stay motivated, you will celebrate every pound.

Israel, according to the text was at a low point. The war with the Assyrians had left them robbed and plundered, enslaved, imprisoned and trapped. (Isaiah 42:22) NLT According to verse 24, they were fair game for anyone, ripe for the pickings and no one to protect them, because they did not “Obey God’s Law”. Beloved, it is entirely possible that we are not where we want to be because of our disobedience.

Is. 42:20             You see and recognize what is right but refuse to act on it.

You hear with your ears, but you don’t really listen.” (NLT)

Knowing this, the question is posed by the prophet. Will you “hear the lesson from the past and see the ruin that awaits”? We can and must learn from our mistakes. We can do whatever we set our minds to, if we are willing to learn. You can prosper if we do not repeat the same mistakes that made us unprosperous before. We can have a healthy marriage if we stop doing the unhealthy things we keep doing. Also, implied in this text is that our change is on us. Stop praying that God would change your circumstance, your husband or wife, your job. God wants to change you. When he changes you, you then change everything around you. When you learn from your past, you can see the ruin that awaits, you ought to do things God’s way and avert ruin. We can change everything. Stop settling for what you have been and become what God says you are. You are the head, not the tail. You are above and not beneath. This does not happen by God changing our surroundings, it happens when God changes us. When your mindset changes and you are determined to obey God, you cannot settle for what is, and nothing but God’s best is acceptable. None of this will happen if you continue to refuse to walk in God’s law. Beloved, God can change you. Walk in his ways and obey his word. We can change our future by learning from our past.

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

www.ihpfwc.org

pastor@ihpfwc.org

 

You Are God’s Masterpiece

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20110106-120344.jpgGrace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. I pray this day finds you well. It has been a while since I have posted and I wanted to encourage you during our advent season. We are drawing close to our high Holy Season of Resurrection Sunday and I thought that while this is usually a time to define Christ and his purpose, it might be a good idea to share what God says about you and your purpose. Let’s look at the text:

Eph. 2:10 For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.

 

In this passage, the Apostle Paul is describing what God was doing when he saved us. God gave us life, even though we were dead in our sins. He raised us from the dead along with Christ. He seated us with him in heavenly places. He saved us by his grace. This is why we cannot lawfully brag about our salvation.

In verse 10, Pastor Paul teaches us that God did something incredible. The Pastor teaches that we are God’s Masterpiece. This is such a loaded phrase. I think we should look at this concept as we get a better understanding as to how we should comport ourselves.

A Masterpiece represent a finished work of a Master. In most cases, a Master artist. When we look at a Picasso and appreciate that the piece we are looking at represents a Masterpiece, it means we are looking at a work that usually is a finished work. The piece is exactly what the artist wants to depict. Once the Master has finished his work, we never have occasion to see the masterpiece add to what the Master has done. We have never had any news footage telling us that the Mona Lisa has had plastic surgery and added more color to its eyes and less to its hair. We do not have any stories saying to us that the Mona Lisa wants to change its canvas. The painting does not even determine where it is hung. We do not have any news of legal proceedings telling us that the Mona Lisa is suing for its privacy and no longer wants people looking at it. Nor does the Mona Lisa have a gender issue and want you to address the painting as he or she. The masterpiece is at its best being exactly what its creator wants it to be. Do you know what God wants you to be?

Beloved, why are you trying to improve on God’s masterpiece? What do you mean Pastor? I am glad you asked. Why do you think your Christian walk would be improved by infusing a little humanism? Or by adding a dab of Buddhism and a touch of Post-Modernism. Maybe you think the label Christian does not suit you as a Masterpiece of God. God saved you, molded you, and beautified you and he did so perfectly. Why do you think someone else should affirm you? God wants to show you to the world. Are you still the masterpiece he made you or have you made some modifications?

We should strive to be exactly what God made us. A reflection of his glory. Masterpieces show how much of a genius the Master is. How do we do this. Here is what the Apostle instructs us to do:

1Cor. 10:31  ¶ So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

 

Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. Can God be recognized in everything you do? Can God be recognized in every aspect of your life whether you are at church or not? Be a masterpiece. Be what God says you should be. You are God’s masterpiece, don’t let anyone change his work.

 

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

www.ihpfwc.org

pastor@ihpfwc.org

 

 

 

Day Nineteen: Which way are you going home?

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Beloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Today is day Nineteen (19). Thank You Jesus. With God’s help you have done what you thought was impossible. Every fast I learn not to decide what I can and cannot do. This is incredible and you are doing an amazing job. Allow me to apologize that I did not get a blog out yesterday, but I was flying to Tulsa. I have a show here today and I was not able to get blog out in a timely manner. Today, I would like to repost a blog done by my Friend, Pastor Maurice Johnson of Beth-Car Fellowship in Hampden Connecticut. Here ye him.

 

Remember drink all the water you can. Plan to invite someone to church tomorrow. For many of us the snow may make that a problem, but if you going to church, bring someone with you. It would be a good thing. Use your prayer list as you pray today. We are nearing our victory. Looking forward to hearing your testimonies.

 

 

Live Life on Purpose and Not By Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,
Leo Colon
www.ihpfwc.org
leocolon.wordpress.com

 

 

Maurice Johnson.jpgGrace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Have you ever been asked which way are you going home?  The question is relative to the direction or route an individual may take as they return to their home, but I would like to ask you the same question conditionally.  Matthew chapter 4, verses 1 through 11 describes the account of the forty day fast and temptation of Christ,  4:1 Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.  It is interesting to note that the leading of the spirit does not always take us into pleasant joyful encounters, Jesus is led into a test, and for 19 days you have been tested.

Jesus was tested in three areas, first verse 2, “he was afterward an hungred,” he is touch in the area of his physical need.  How often are we tried by economic, relational or emotional need?  Our spiritual focus is often hampered by our basic human needs and interest.  Second, Christ’s identity and relationship with the father is questioned.  Verse 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.  How many times have you asked yourself is this really of God or does this kind of thing really move the Lord?  Third, Jesus is tempted to switch sides, verse 9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.  In every area Christ quiets the adversary with the word; how you respond will determine how you return.  By this time next week you will be enjoying the same foods at the same restaurants or preparing your favorite recipes for yourself or your families.  So what has changed?  The scripture says that Christ rejects the adversary and receives the ministering of angels; if you get nothing else from this consecration make sure you receive the ministering of angels.   Why come all this way and go back the same spiritually, and the Bible says in Luke chapter 4 verse 14, And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit.  I pray that as you reach the finish line that you return in POWER, power to accomplish the purpose of God for which you have been created.

Pastor Maurice Johnson.

Day Seventeen: Psalm 91

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgBeloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Today is day number seventeen (17). You have three days and a wake up. You are doing great. Hang in there. Victory is ahead of you. Well done. Today I want to encourage with the scriptures. The scriptures are precious and I find that the scriptures move me. They encourage me and I want to encourage you. Some of my favorite scriptures are the Psalms. I want to share this with you today. Let’s look at the text:

 

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Psa. 91:1 ¶ He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psa. 91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

Psa. 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.

Psa. 91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

Psa. 91:5 Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

Psa. 91:6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

Psa. 91:7 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Psa. 91:8 Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

Psa. 91:9 ¶ Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

Psa. 91:10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

Psa. 91:11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

Psa. 91:12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Psa. 91:13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

Psa. 91:14 Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psa. 91:15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

Psa. 91:16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

 

Remember, drink all the water you can. Just do today. Do not try to fast all 21 days at once. Let tomorrow take care of tomorrow. Also, plan now to bring someone to church with you on Sunday. Whatever church you belong to you need to bring someone with you. Certainly, if you do not have a church home we would be honored to have you as our special guest. Join us at 8 AM every Sunday and every Wednesday at 7 PM at In His Presence Family Worship Center on 1673 Dean St. Brooklyn NY. Our website is www.ihpfwc.org. We would love to see you.

 

Live Life on Purpose, and not by Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

www.ihpfwc.org

 

 

 

Day Sixteen: Hang in There. You are a winner, now!

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgBeloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied unto you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Today is Day number SIXTEEN, (16) of our journey. You are to be commended. You are doing well. You are counting down. Our late Archbishop McKinley use to say, “You have FOUR DAYS and a WAKE UP”! Today, I decided to repost one of our post from 2010. I pray you are encouraged by the Word of God. Let’s look at the text:

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Psa. 119:85 These arrogant people who hate your law have dug deep pits for me to fall into.
Psa. 119:86 All your commands are trustworthy. Protect me from those who hunt me down without cause.
Psa. 119:87 They almost finished me off, but I refused to abandon your commandments.

Beloved, our success will not happen because our adversary decides to back off. We should not expect our enemies to give us a pass. They will not do it. As a matter of fact, what we can count on is the fact that our enemies in Christendom always makes our lives harder when success is in our sights. Thank God, because God’s word tells us that we can win, even when it looks like we are through. Sometimes when we look at our own situation, winning does not look possible, even to us. Our way to win according to the word of God is to make up our own mind not to abandon God’s commandment. The word of God is encouraging us to know that seeing the way we are going to win is not necessary. Our victory is tied to our resolve. Actually, it is tied to faith. Evidence says that losing is inevitable, but what you believe can negate the certainty of the evidence of your life. Do not give up on the word of God. You can win if you refuse to abandon God’s commandments. What do you believe? What does your faith say about your ability to finish what God has started? Hang in there. You are a winner now. Do not give up. Not only the 21-day journey, but this also goes for your dreams. If you refuse to believe that God can fail, you can win. If you refuse to believe that God can lie, you can win. I am in agreement with you. With God everything is possible.
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Matt. 19:26 ¶ Jesus looked at them intently and said, ‘Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.’

Remember; take one day at a time. Drink all the water you can. Pray, and make a prayer list. Pray with understanding and with a purpose. Just do today, do not think of the entire journey. You can do this. Also, start to plan now and make plans to bring someone to church with you. If you are not a member of a church currently or are seeking a place God wants you to call home, allow me to invite you to In His Presence Family Worship Center. It’s a good church and a good place to call home. Be my special guest. We would love to meet you. We are at 1673 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY. Our Sunday services start at 8 AM and our midweek prayer and bible study is on Wednesday at 7 PM. Go to our website, http://www.ihpfwc.org. Invite someone to come with you, why? God wants his house filled. He told us that. (Luke 14:23)

Live on Purpose and not By Mistake,
Yours Because I am His,
Leo Colon
pastor@ihpfwc.org
http://www.ihpfwc.org

Day Thirteen: Trust in the LORD

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Beloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Day number Thirteen (13). You are really close. Close to what? Close to your victory. I am so thrilled to be on this journey with you. You are doing Awesome. Really, you are doing an amazing job. Today I want to encourage you from the word of God. The scriptures really have a way of helping me keep my feet on the Ground. Today, let’s look at the book of wisdom. Let’s look at the text:

 

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Prov. 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Prov. 3:6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Prov. 3:7 ¶ Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Prov. 3:8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.

Prov. 3:9 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:

Prov. 3:10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

 

This is really a scripture that does not really need a lot of pontification. Really, one would think if you are fasting then you trust God. That is true, but I have learned that sometimes while seemingly going through the motions, no one knows the trepidation we go through as believers. You cannot go through life a not experience good reason to question your life.

Here is the word of God for You. Trust in the LORD. Now before we start trying to defend yourself, stop. Think for a minute. Here the word of the LORD. Again I say, Trust in the LORD. Just trust him. Now, to throw a monkey wrench in this, I want to share this maxim I heard one of the Bishops of the Church of God in Christ say. He would do this as a call and response. I need to share this with you. The idea is this. We understand that Jesus is the Word in Flesh. That we cannot separate God from his word. So he would ask the church what I will ask you now and give the response.

 

Question:

How much do I love God?

Response:

As much as I Love His Word.

Question:

How much do I Trust God?

Answer:

As Much as I Trust his word.

Question:

How much do I obey God?

Answer:

As Much as I obey His Word.

Question:

How much do I believe God?

Answer:

As much as I believe His Word.

Question:

How much do I honor God?

Answer:

As much as I honor his Word.

Question:

How much do I reflect God?

Answer:

As much as I reflect His Word.

Beloved, Trust in the LORD.

 

Remember, drink all the water you can. Just do today. Do not try to fast all 21 days at once. Let tomorrow take care of tomorrow. Also, plan now to bring someone to church with you on Sunday. Whatever church you belong to you need to bring someone with you. Certainly, if you do not have a church home we would be honored to have you as our special guest. Join us at 8 AM every Sunday and every Wednesday at 7 PM at In His Presence Family Worship Center on 1673 Dean St. Brooklyn NY. Our website is www.ihpfwc.org. We would love to see you.

 

Live Life on Purpose, and not by Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

www.ihpfwc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day Twelve: Don’t Quit. Don’t Fear.

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgBeloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Day Twelve (12) you are really turning the corner. The end is in sight. You are truly a giant and God will honor your effort. Celebrate what you have achieved. This is a good thing. Let’s go a little bit further in the text and gain some insight in how to achieve what God would have us achieve. Let’s look at the text:

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Num. 14:9 Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

 

Israel had just received a report from the spies Moses sent into the land. Two spies, (Joshua and Caleb) said we are well able to go and possess the land. Ten other spies, who saw the same thing as Joshua and Caleb said we can’t do this. The land will swallow anyone who lives there. The people are stronger than we are. They are bigger than we are. These people are giants. The awesome thing about this report is that Joshua and Caleb never said, “we never saw any of that”. They saw the same thing yet, Joshua and Caleb, both from the Tribe of Judah, a tribe of people who are known for their praise of God, said even though that’s true we can still Possess this. Selah! Be careful who interprets your dreams. Be very careful who advises you. People who love you, good people can be negative. A person who believes God, can see things and believe things that are not obvious. Stay around people who believe God.

Yet, here the people believed the majority report and began to murmur and turn on God’s leaders. They even had the nerve to elect their own leaders and decide we should go back to slavery. Beloved, don’t do this journey, see a little obstacle, then decide to go backwards. You have come too far to turn back.

Joshua and Caleb addressed the people and said we can do this. The land is exceedingly good. If the LORD delights in us, we can have it. Just don’t rebel against God. Don’t go backwards. Don’t know what God wants for you and then quit. Beloved, winning means you have to make up your mind not to quit. Don’t quit now. That would be rebellion. To see the promise and go back to slavery is insane. Don’t rebel. Don’t quit. Don’t listen to people who want to convince you that God’s promise is unattainable. You are still well able. Also, Don’t Fear People! Usually fear begins with what you don’t know. Fear begins with ambiguity. Don’t fear anyone. The word of the LORD is they are bread for us. This is an easy thing. A basic thing. Bread is an easy food to make and break. It is basic to your meal. That’s what your opposition is this year. Don’t fear anything. Go for it. The people are bread to you. Don’t Quit. Don’t Fear.

 

Remember; take one day at a time. Drink all the water you can. Pray, and make a prayer list. Pray with understanding and with a purpose. Just do today, do not think of the entire journey. You can do this. Also, start to plan now and make plans to bring someone to church with you. If you are not a member of a church currently or are seeking a place God wants you to call home, allow me to invite you to In His Presence Family Worship Center. It’s a good church and a good place to call home. Be my special guest. We would love to meet you. We are at 1673 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY. Our Sunday services start at 8 AM and our midweek prayer and bible study is on Wednesday at 7 PM. Go to our website, http://www.ihpfwc.org. Invite someone to come with you, why? God wants his house filled. He told us that. (Luke 14:23)

 

 

 

Live on Purpose and not By Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

http://www.ihpfwc.org

 

Day Eleven: You Are Well Able to Overcome It!

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgBeloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you, through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ. Well, Today is day Eleven (11)! You are technically PAST the half way point. Which means, you now have less time in front of you on this journey than you have behind you. Isn’t that Amazing? Aren’t you glad you did not quit because day two and three look undoable? You are doing very well. Today I want to finish the thought we have been looking at for the last few days. Let’s look at the text:

 

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Num. 13:30 And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.

 

Today, I want to tell you, you are “well able to overcome it”. That is your word for today. The promise in front of Israel was daunting. Something is wrong with the promise. The problem is, someone else is living there. God promised the people of Israel that he would give them a promise land. When they get there, someone is living there and they believe they are the rightful owners. In the natural, they would be right. The problem is God promised Israel. When God promised you something, it does not matter who is living there, it is YOURS! The issue is, in order to get the promise, you will have to fight. In other words, you need to overcome a serious obstacle. This particular obstacle is a people, that don’t want you to have what God promised you. Do you know some people who don’t want you to have what God promised you? Well, that is an obstacle. You are going to have to overcome that. This means, you need to be prepared and willing to fight. Will you fight for what’s yours? Sure, but here is another problem. The people you need to fight, are giants. They are bigger than you are. Realistically, you have a good reason to walk away. Beloved, this is usually how God works. If what God is promising you is easy, you really should question if it is God. God forces us to dream big. Dream extraordinary huge dreams.
Well now that you have a promise and a fight, the word of the LORD to you is, you are “well able” to overcome it. Not just able but well able. God has not just given you the ability to fight, He has given you more than enough ability to fight. Remember, no fight is ever won by staying out of the ring. You don’t deserve to win if you do not show up for the fight. Now that you are here and ready to fight, here what should remember: You are Well Able. Go get what God has promised you.

 

Remember, drink all the water you can. Just do today. Do not try to fast all 21 days at once. Let tomorrow take care of tomorrow. Also, plan now to bring someone to church with you on Sunday. Whatever church you belong to you need to bring someone with you. Certainly, if you do not have a church home we would be honored to have you as our special guest. Join us at 8 AM every Sunday and every Wednesday at 7 PM at In His Presence Family Worship Center on 1673 Dean St. Brooklyn NY. Our website is www.ihpfwc.org. We would love to see you.

 

Live Life on Purpose, and not by Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

www.ihpfwc.org

 

 

 

Go and Possess It.

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no-tie-head-shot.jpgBeloved, Grace and Peace be multiplied to you from God our Father and from Jesus Christ. You did it! This is day number TEN (10)! WOW, you should really be amazed at how far you have come. You are truly making it happen. I want to encourage all of you go getters from the passage we were looking at yesterday. Let’s look at the text:

 

Num. 13:30 And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.

 

Today, I want to encourage you by saying to you and to your spirit go and possess your promise. Like you, Israel was looking at their promise and have not actually possess it yet. There were some real challenges to getting the promise. They could even see it, but they were not actually owners of their promise. This year, 2016 is not actually ours yet, but I decree it belongs to us. You can do this. Start today, go and possess the promise. It belongs to you. I believe all you need is the right word in your ear and the promise from God that you will win the day, the month, yes and even the year. Don’t concentrate on what you don’t have. Today does not define you. You are what you prepare for. Do you want to possess your promise? I do and I will. Confess that to yourself. I will possess the promise. I want it and I will have it.

 

You can have your promise, just remember the word of the LORD to you. Go and Possess your promise.

 

Remember, drink all the water you can. Just do today. Do not try to fast all 21 days at once. Let tomorrow take care of tomorrow. Also, plan now to bring someone to church with you on Sunday. Whatever church you belong to you need to bring someone with you. Certainly, if you do not have a church home we would be honored to have you as our special guest. Join us at 8 AM every Sunday and every Wednesday at 7 PM at In His Presence Family Worship Center on 1673 Dean St. Brooklyn NY. Our website is www.ihpfwc.org. We would love to see you.

 

Live Life on Purpose, and not by Mistake,

Yours Because I am His,

Leo Colon

pastor@ihpfwc.org

www.ihpfwc.org