Christmas Blessing

On that bright night, so long ago in Bethlehem, the Savior of the world came to us in the form of a tiny baby. He was born to a young Jewish girl who began the high honor of being the mother of the long awaited Messiah with the words,

“Be it unto me according to your word.”

Her words of surrender made a way for the ultimate surrender; His life. His existence on earth began with her surrender and ended with his surrender.

Today, we honor the legacy of Mary by continuing a posture of surrendering our all to the One who gave His all for us. His “all” ushered us into freedom from sin, death and captivity. Our surrender allows us to enter into the fullness of that freedom.

What a joy to be grafted into the bloodline of that baby who changed the world at the moment of his conception as his young, virgin mother spoke the words that now rest on our lips,

“Be it unto me according to your word.”

The stars that shone so bright on that night still light up our darkness and announce that a Savior has been born unto us. The angels that witnessed the birth of our Messiah still today sing,

“Glory to God in the highest, and peace, goodwill to man.”

Let us join in with their song and give our lives as an offering to Him. Let us bring the very thing that He came and died for…you and me.

How can we say thank you for this gift that cost His all? By holding nothing back! If there is anything that has been held back in your life or heart today go and lay it at His feet. He takes every offering and breathes life and salvation upon them. Every offering becomes blessed when surrendered to Jesus.

I bless you this Christmas with my prayers that you will have courage and grace to offer your all. It is the gift He paid for and that will come back upon you abundantly more than you could ever ask or imagine.

Merry Christmas and Glory to God in the Highest…peace and goodwill upon you and your household!

With Love~ Kathi Pelton and the entire Pelton Family

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Light and New Beginnings

On this final night of Hanukkah, as you light the eighth candle, may the full restoration of your temple (A temple of the Holy Spirit) be established, the full restoration of His Kindgom within you and your home be established and may the oil that releases miracles be fully prepared and purified within you.

I declare and decree purity, restoration, the return of all things that have been taken from you, the manifestation of unprecedented miracles come upon you, new beginnings and a great light in the places that darkness has held you or your city captive.

Glory to God in the highest!

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The Striking of the Match of Revival

Kathi Pelton

For a number of years now God has been speaking to His people out of Isaiah 43:19,

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

The threshold into “a new thing”, more often than not, is a longer earthly time period then we expect. It involves preparation, purification and perseverance to fully move into the new. The new thing begins in individual hearts that willingly go through reformation and transformation. Then those lives spill out the overflow causing a corporate remnant to carry the same heart of unity and agreement.

When this happens the sounds we hear begin to change to a new sound that has never been heard before, the desires of His yielded ones change and align with the desires of the Lord, the language changes releasing words that shift atmospheres and invite others in and lastly; hearts change! The change of heart is a softening, a surrender and a purification from flesh to spirit.

The past few years have been the preparation individually and corporately so that we may know how to embrace the new thing without being held back by old things. The old isn’t necessarily negative but it would be if brought into the new. Just as a single old piece of fruit will spoil an entire basket of new fruit harvested or the mixing of old into new wine will spoil the whole batch so it is with the “new thing” that the Lord is doing.

We must be taught how to walk in it and keep it pure. I believe that 2019 will begin to open up the way to walk in the new way. It will not be the fullness but rather the beginning. It will be a year of revelation and instructions that bring about the manifestation of a “new move” that has never been seen before. It will be like the lighting of a match that sets seasoned wood aflame. It will catch afire and spread upon all that it touches that has been “seasoned” through the time of preparation. It will touch drought filled lives that thirst for what is real and pure causing them to burn with holy fire.

I hear the words in my spirit from Isaiah 30:21 that say,

Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”

God is bringing wisdom, blueprints and instructions of how to walk in the new way. As doors open and the “seasoned ones” that have been set aflame move through those doors they will understand how to walk in a new way that keeps the way pure.

Even as we have seen the horrific fires throughout California over the past couple of years, this is merely a destructive counterfeit of the pure fire that brings life, harvest and great joy to all that it touches. As the natural conditions in California were ripe for wildfires that have destroyed so are the spiritual conditions ripe for that which will redeem and transform. The church in California will be a spiritual match for the whole nation (and nations) in the days and years to come.

Do not fear or be dismayed by the natural conditions of your city, state, nation or even of your current life situations because God is about to strike the enemy down and strike the match of revival that brings forth great victories.

December is a striking of the matches of new beginnings. Just as we’ve now entered into the Hanukkah season where eight matches are struck over eight nights (eight is the number of new beginnings), this month will usher us into a time of great light in the midst of darkness and the restoration of the temple. This will be a time of taking back lands and the things that were stolen. It will be a time of revival fire and abundant rain.

“Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.” Hoses 6:3

“Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.” Joel 2:23

Revival fires and the latter rain are coming upon us!

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He Will Rescue You

Kathi Pelton

I have learned to listen to the whispers and the shouts of God that go through my spirit. Sometimes His voice comes through scriptures, dreams, visions and even songs. This morning I woke up with a chorus to a worship song going through my spirit with the “volume” coming through like a SHOUT! The words come from the chorus of the song, You Have Won Me. Here are the words that were shouting through my spirit,

“Shout it out and lift up one voice in worship

Sing it out until all the earth can hear it

Jesus is alive and He saves, He rescues and saves”

Can we lift up one voice today so that all the earth can hear it? Did you know that as we all shout out a declaration that it shifts the atmosphere and releases power?

What if we take this day and lift up one voice that says, “Jesus is alive and He saves, He rescues and saves!”?

I rarely hear a shout in my spirit at this volume but since 4 am those words have been like a shout in my spirit coming from the Holy Spirit. It has been like a bullhorn that releases an invitation to enter into what His Spirit is shouting over the earth today…and over you today.

He is set upon rescuing many today. It is as if all of heaven is waiting for our agreement, our declaration and our shout.

Join with me and share this so that many join into this shout…

JESUS IS ALIVE AND HE SAVES—HE RESCUES AND SAVES!

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God Is Shaking Off Your Despair…It’s Time To Rejoice!

Kathi Pelton

Yesterday my dear friend, Deborah Trujillo, did a fantastic job bringing the word of the Lord to our church here in Portland, Oregon. Her theme was “Faithfulness & Thanksgiving”. During her message she read the well-known verse from Philippians 4:6,

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

As she read this verse I went into a vision where I saw men and women arising from a sunken state of deep despair and anxiety. The spirit of truth suddenly came upon them causing them to realize that the despair and anxiety was a spirit sent against them that they had in their vulnerable state come into agreement with; causing them to lose hope. As they stood up, the power of the Lord came upon them and they began to shake and shake almost violently. The shaking was breaking the dark shroud that had cloaked them and brought despair upon them. It was crumbling like a rock wall, leaving the stones at their feet. Then suddenly they began to break into praise and thanksgiving to God. As the words of thanksgiving came forth their shaking turned into dancing; a completely abandoned dance before the Lord.

Then I saw the stones that were now crumbled at their feet and each one represented a request or need that they had carried. But rather than carrying their requests before the Lord with thanksgiving, anxiety had taken the place of prayers, petitions intermingled with thanksgiving causing each need to be cemented together by anxiety. This caused their needs to wall them in and shroud their lives with needs, lack and anxiety…which lead them to despair and hopelessness.

If this is you, I right now prophesy over you that the Spirit of the Lord is coming upon you and you will arise in His power and shake off the fortified wall of despair and hopelessness! His power will crumble the anxiety that caused your requests to become a fortress of never-ending needs and darkness. You will arise and shake off the darkness and despair. You will begin to shout out praise and thanksgiving which will cause you to dance with abandonment and rejoicing. You will dance upon the stones (needs) that lay at your feet. As Jesus is exalted higher than the needs before you they will begin to turn into answers and desires fulfilled. You will bring your needs before the Lord with prayers and petitions that are from a heart of thanksgiving. You will enter into new doors, new gates and new beginnings as you enter in with thanksgiving in your heart.

“Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name.” Psalm 100:4

The anxiety that has plagued your days and consumed your nights will be turned into a peace that surpasses your understanding. Philippians 4:6 goes from an instruction (of what to do with your needs and requests) to verse 7 where we see the result of following His instruction,

“…And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7

Thanksgiving will break every chain of anxiety and crumble the walls of despair! Today is the day to arise and with thanksgiving and make your requests known to Him; for He is faithful!!

GREAT IS HIS FAITHFULNESS

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You Are Fully Known and Still Fully Loved

Kathi Pelton

As I awoke this morning I began hearing the words over and over in my mind and my spirit, “You are fully known and fully loved.”

There is nothing hidden from our God and yet as we stand before Him we can feel no shame; because we know that we are fully and completely loved. In our nakedness we stand before our Father clothed in the righteousness of His Son. As we become aware of the depths of our weakness we are then empowered by His strength. And as we admit our ignorance of knowing what to do or how to get there, we are given supernatural wisdom and understanding that makes us look brilliant. For it is in the place and posture of humble surrender that He exalts us.

We live in an upside down world that is in direct contrast to the Kingdom of God. In this world you are quickly judged based on physical appearance, worldly wisdom, possessions, talents, power and influence. Yet even within the people who possess these amazing traits they have one core and vital need, “To be known and to be loved.”

God looks upon what He has made in you and says, “It is good.” He knows who’s image you bear and the beauty that has been placed within you. When God asks you to let Him search your heart it is because you are known and you are loved. Because He honors you He is always searching out what might keep you from the fullness of His plans for you and His love for you. He’s a Father that desires the best for you not a detective seeking to expose you.

I love that I am fully known by Him. I love that there is nothing hidden and nothing too hard for Him. I love that every challenging place for me is an opportunity for His power to move within me. I love that every weak place within me has become the very place that I will see His power manifest. And I love that as I depend upon Him, He gives me wisdom that makes me look brilliant. Most of all…I love that I am fully loved by Him.

We are rich because we are fully known and fully loved. No earthly treasure can compare to this and it is the one thing that cannot be stolen. Some may be deceived into believing that if they are known by God that they will not be loved but it does not change that truth that says, “Nothing can separate us from the love of God.” Not even being known!

As I rest in this truth it stirs within me a deep hunger to know Him more fully. The revelation of who He is and the mysteries of His ways, His true nature and His Kingdom will always be a daily gift offered to us to unwrap. The more I know Him the more I know how greatly I am loved and how thoroughly I am known…and I am unashamed.

He is my goal and my prize. He is my true north and my first love. To know Him more each day is to love Him more everyday. The more that I embrace that I am fully known and still fully loved allows me to be restored to His original intent for my life. It takes me back to the garden where, like Adam and Eve, i can stand naked and yet feel no shame.

In our new book, The Yielding: A Lifestyle of Surrender, I share a story from a time many years ago when I use to go into the bathroom and close the door to hide from life, people and God. As a child I would hide behind a locked bathroom door to escape the rage of my father and the chaos within our home. In that place I did not let anyone in; even God. Many years later, on a particular day, the Lord asked me to leave the door open and let Him come in. An absolute miracle happened that day where I became aware that I was fully known and still fully loved. Allowing myself to be known, even in the weakest places, made a place that allowed me to be loved.

Today our beautiful Father wants you to know that you are fully known and fully loved by Him. He is inviting you into knowing Him more fully. As you accept His invitation you will fall even more in love with Him.

Oh what a Savior, oh what a friend…isn’t He wonderful!

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The Charges and Accusations Against You Have Been Canceled

Kathi Pelton

The enemy has sent many “charges and accusations” against those who have been purchased by grace and made right (righteous) by the blood of Jesus. As God’s children we are to have no agreement, nor entertain any charges or accusations, that would in any way reduce the fullness of what Christ did on the cross for us. Though our lives are being refined, purified and renewed daily, our shortcomings and maturing process does not reduce or diminish the fullness of the grace that paid for ALL of our sins.

“He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross. In this way, he disarmed the spiritual rulers and authorities. He shamed them publicly by his victory over them on the cross.” Colossians‬ ‭2:14-15‬ ‭NLT‬‬

There is a seduction of legalism and religiosity that tries to take hold of the believer, to entice him or her into agreeing with the accuser that there are pending charges against us. If the bait is taken, we will quickly move from the humble posture of grace into the works of the flesh that come out of human strength. The grace that comes from the cross of Christ will move us into renewal and transformation faster than any works that condemnation could ever attempt to accomplish. True conviction comes from the place of recognizing our absolute weakness and inability to save or redeem ourselves.

“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” 2 Corinthians‬ ‭12:9‬

When we agree with Christ regarding our pardon from all charges against us because of the blood He shed on the cross, in turn we humble ourselves before the grace of God so that His power can work in us, bringing His power that transforms and purifies.

Grace is not a license to sin; that attitude reveals that grace has been misunderstood and misdefined. Such a posture is foolish. True grace saves a person from the old, arrogant, and careless ways that led them into foolishness and defilement. It also saves a person from self-deprivation and condemnation that leads them into works and the strength of flesh. The grace that came from the shed blood of our Savior, who bore the sin of all mankind, causes us to bow down in humility and human weakness to receive the strength and power that comes from Him alone.

This is to be our agreement and our authority. This is what disarms the enemy (spiritual rulers and authorities in unseen realms) that come to try to diminish the finished work of the cross in your life and in the body of Christ as a whole.

We will agree with the blood of Jesus that speaks a better word! We will agree with the truth that the charges brought against us have been paid in full by the blood of Jesus upon the cross. We will agree with, and even boast in, our weakness so that there is room for His strength and power to be made manifest within us.

If you are feeling accused, condemned, charged, or sentenced: today is the day to put those things under the blood of Jesus that washes away all guilt through His innocence. Settle the matter in humility so that the transformational work that has happened in the spirit will begin to manifest in the natural. Do not agree with the accusation against Christ that says His blood was not enough to cancel the charges against you.

His grace is sufficient!

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Things Are Not As They Appear

Kathi Pelton

The morning after the US mid-term elections I woke up hearing the Spirit of the Lord speak the words,

“Things are not as they appear.”

Although He was speaking of the election outcome, I knew in my spirit that He was also speaking about many things that look one way but there is more going on than we can perceive with our eyes.

I knew that things nationally, corporately and personally should not be judged by sight but by the Spirit of the Lord and according to His faithfulness.

Then, just days later on 11/11 I was drawn to to Hebrews 11:11 that says,

“By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised.” Hebrews‬ ‭11:11

For Abraham and Sarah things were not as they appeared either. The promised of a child appeared to reached its “expiration date”. Sarah was no longer in her child-bearing years. But here is the key of faith that most people miss in this verse, “…because she judged Him faithful who had promised.”

Far too often I receive letters or hear Christians talking about how they are disappointed in God because He did not keep His promise to them or a prophetic word did not come to pass in the time frame that they expected.

I have a number of promises and prophetic words that “if I were to judge by my eyes” would appear to be past the season of possible fulfillment. BUT…I do not judge my God on what my eyes see but rather upon who I know He is! He is faithful and I will never cease to declare this or “judge/discern” Him as such. His promises are true and He is forever faithful.

November has been a month of amazing contrast. The natural (seen) world seems to be declaring defeats and destruction but the unseen world is announcing that we have entered a time of “promises fulfilled”. What report will we believe? Will we walk by faith or by sight? Will we judge God as faithful or accuse Him of not keeping His promises or fulfilling prophetic words?

One thing that I have discovered through walking in the prophetic culture for almost thirty years is that I must trust His timing and to posture my life in His faithfulness; even when my eyes see another story playing out before me. In a moment everything can turn and change.

At the time that Sarah received her long-awaited promise everything in the natural realm was narrating the story as one of failure of defeat. But God had the final word and He was the author of her promise and her story. He had a surprise ending that brought forth the promise of a son. She believed God to be faithful and she received her promise.

I see in my spirit long awaited promises that look like the nine month belly of a pregnant woman. The due date is upon these promises to come forth! It is as though I can feel the fullness of time regarding promises of old being fulfilled. Your natural surroundings may be shouting a different outcome and story but the One who is faithful is bringing forth Hebrew 11 promises that seem past the time of possibility.

Posture your life and your faith in the place that declares Him faithful and true. Your story is not finished and He has the final word. Take hope and strengthen your soul in the truth of His faithfulness.

John 11:11 also speaks of a different outcome than the eyes can see and a far more dramatic one,

“After saying these things, he said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I go to awaken him.”” John‬ ‭11:11‬

Just as God awakened Lazarus from the dead so He will awaken dead promises and dreams that you have buried. They will come forth and live! He is faithful!

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Today Marks Your Eleventh Hour Victory

Kathi Pelton

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 100 years ago today the 1st World War (WW1) ended. It was called, the “war to end all wars.” Today many of you have been in a war that has hit every front in your life but just watch what God will do in this 11th hour.

“By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised.”

‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭11:11‬ ‭

He will now shift you into promises that are old and seem past the time that they can be hoped for or carried! Watch God fill you with strength to carry the fulfillment of His promise. For those who have stood and judged God as faithful and true…this is your time to receive the promise!

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It’s Time To Get Ready For Your Promise To Be Fulfilled

Kathi Pelton

I saw in the spirit heaven bustling with busyness and great activity. It reminded me of the childhood scenes of Santa’s workshop just before the arrival of Christmas Eve. Angels were preparing things to be delivered, scrolls and heavenly blueprints were being looked over with great detail and a great preparation was underway. I also saw angels that were overseeing the preparation of hearts and the lives who were about to receive these gifts…for the gifts were promises fulfilled.

I immediately had an urgent sense of “get ready”. I found that interesting since our family is in the midst of a huge preparation as our oldest son and his family prepare to relocate from New York in order to move the the Pacific Northwest (where we live) to be a part of what God is doing here. At the very same time our youngest son is moving from California to the Portland area to also be with us as well. Our house has been bustling with activity and preparation as an influx of six more people come to join us at the end of the month. Even our hearts are being prepared for what is required to walk in unity, intimacy and oneness of hearts together.

This is a time to get ready and be prepared. First we prepare our hearts and then our lives to make room for what He is bringing. Far to often we want the promise but the ground work and preparation has not taken place. This causes chaos and warfare to immediately ensue when the promise arrives. Preparation is key to the fullness of joy that is to come with the fulfillment.

I am reminded of when one of our family members bought a pre-fabricated house and the great work that had to take place prior to its arrival. The land had to be cleared, a foundation had to be laid, electricity and plumbing had to be prepared and a wide space made for the massive trucks delivering it. It was an “all hands on deck” time. I see the preparation in His people’s hearts and lives in a similar way.

This is an “all hands on deck” kind of season. It’s a “get ready” and be preparing time and season. Something is arriving that must be prepared for. There must be room made in your heart and life for the gifts that are arriving. Do not be caught unaware because it will create unnecessary problems and warfare that will spoil the joy of this fulfillment.

“Listen! It’s the voice of someone shouting, “Clear the way through the wilderness for the LORD! Make a straight highway through the wasteland for our God!” Isaiah 40:3

Mountains are being lowered and valleys raised up! Stones and obstructions are being removed. A great clearing has begun both internally and externally.

“Be it unto me according to your word.” Luke 1:38

Get ready!

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