What Has Appeared “Unobtainable” Will be Obtained

Kathi Pelton

My husband and I went out for a day together this week and as we were walking through a shopping village we came upon a mother and son walking with a goose on a leash! Not only was this goose on a leash (walking very obediently) but it was wearing a dress and a string of pearls.

I honestly had a moment that I wondered if I was in a dream or a prophetic vision because it was so surprising. We stopped and took photos as if we had come upon a person of great fame.

Since that day I have had the strongest sense that this was a prophetic picture that the Spirit wanted to define for me. Today as I waited on the Lord I heard Him speak the words,

“The goose has been tamed!”

What??

Then He went on to say,

“Many of My people have felt like they have been on a ‘wild goose chase’ that kept them chasing the unobtainable but if they will chase after Me I will tame that goose. What they have chased after will suddenly be obtained if they will chase after Me!”

The interesting thing about this goose was not only how tame it was but how it walked with such dignity; wearing a spring dress and a string of pearls.

When I remembered the dress with brightly colored spring flowers I felt that it was a prophetic sign of this coming spring being a time of obtaining that which has seemed unobtainable. It is interesting because it is in the months of March and April that pearls are harvested and this goose wore a string of pearls.

Pearls represent the Kingdom of God and the Word of God. A string of pearls is often seen as alignment and unity with those treasures of great price. God has been actively aligning His people with the ways and truths of His Kingdom and His written Word. He is causing His people to refocus what they chase after. This alignment is causing a “taming” of that wild goose that has caused many to chase and yet not obtain (possess).

I believe that January and February are months to pursue HIM more that anything else that you’ve been chasing after. As you do this you will suddenly see “everything else added to you.”

“Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matthew 6:33

The wild goose chase that many have been on for so long will finally end and that goose will be tamed. Honor and dignity will be restored and people will stop to look upon your life because you will be a walking sign and wonder. You will wear the prize of Christ and His Kingdom like a string of pearls.

First and foremost, Jesus is who we chase after! Anything else, as our focus, is utter foolishness. As we chase after Him everything else is added or obtained. This has been proven true and sure in my life and will prove true in your life as well. He is the doorway, He is the place of access and He is the great prize!

The Lord gave me a prophetic word for someone this past month that said,

“Chase after God as if your life depends on it…because it does!”

This was not a negative word of threat but it was a word of promise and exhortation backed by the cheers of Heaven. God was shouting, “Run! Run after Me and watch what I will do for you! Everything else will be added to you.”

Stop the wild goose chase and chase after Him alone; then watch as even that which you chased after before is obtained.

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Heaven Has Your Back!

Kathi Pelton

Today as I was backing up my phone into the “cloud” I immediately saw a vast company in Heaven watching over every detail of lives and heard the words,

“The great cloud of witnesses has your back!”

Hebrews 12:1 says,

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…”

You can run the race without fear or trepidation. You are not alone and you have a vast company backing you up as you go forth. There is no detail overlooked, no desire forgotten, and no wisdom withheld. This great cloud of witnesses has gone before you and handed the baton off to those who are currently running the race on earth; they bear witness to the life and faith in which we run now. They cheer us on with great joy!

You have all of Heaven’s support, backing, and resources to do all that He has asked you to do. You also have been given great examples in those who have gone before, teaching us how to be free from the entanglements of sin and EVERYTHING that hinders us.

Do not be hindered by your human weakness but be strengthened by the encouragement of the Word: the stories of weak men and women who God used to accomplish miracles as they yielded to His truth and ways. Hebrews 11 is filled with stories of imperfect people who obeyed and believed and thus changed history.

You have a great backup in the cloud! Every important detail is stored there to get you where you need to be. The lives of those who have gone before us are blueprints of how to walk in victory.

Run! You have the full backing of Heaven!

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You Can’t Earn What He’s About to Pour Out

Kathi Pelton

There is a hunger for His presence that has come upon many that is overtaking every other longing. It’s as though we have been given a great gift of “hunger”; hunger to see His face and answer His longing to have us come.

Often these times of hunger and the answer that comes as the “feast of His presence” comes when we lease expect it. It often comes when we feel weak and empty. It is then that He comes in His great mercy and pours out that which we could never earn or make happen.

In 2000 I was coming out of a three year wilderness time. I was empty and felt depleted…but I was hungry. Some friends convinced me to go to a large “tent meeting” in Grants Pass, Oregon. I honestly didn’t want to go. After a long full day’s drive from California to Oregon we arrived right before the first session began that night. We walked into this packed massive outdoor tent and went to one of the back rows. I was tired and distracted by all the activity around me.People were talking and the atmosphere was noisy. Then the worship leader, Lewis Crownover, strummed the first note on his guitar to begin the worship set.

When that first note hit my ears it was as if I was suddenly and unexpectedly hit with a wave and I found myself thrown onto the ground. The most powerful experience of the manifest presence and love of God began coursing through my body, soul and spirit. I began to shake and weep uncontrollably. My body convulsed with the overwhelming love of God towards me. What happened that moment did not stop for the next thirty days. I was taken into a full month of encountering His glory day and night. It changed my entire life. Yet, I did nothing to earn this. I merely showed up!

I can feel the swell of the manifest presence of God coming to change lives, heal hearts and bring His bride back to first love. I don’t know how to describe what I am feeling but I am familiar with the “Swell of His love” and I know that the overflow is about to be poured out!

All you have to do is show up! Grace and mercy is in His very nature, therefore we cannot earn this. It is a gift from His heart to ours. I’ve always loved that what happened to me in 2000 was in a city called Grants Pass because I was granted a pass into His manifest presence just by showing up. I wasn’t even worshipping, He just poured out a flood of His love upon me because of His goodness.

I know that this is about to happen again…and already is in places. Un-expecting sons and daughters are about to have the wave of His love knock them off their feet and change their lives by His glory. Jesus is about to walk into worship services, living rooms, and places where people gather and He will pour out a flood of His love and glory.

We say, “Here we are Lord! We love you and long for you!”

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.” Psalm 42:1

SHOW UP! He will do the rest.

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It’s Time to Align Your Hope With Assurance

Kathi Pelton

“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” Hebrews 11:1

When God speaks a promise to me, through His still small voice, through a prophetic word or through His written Word, I access it by faith.

This amazing gift of faith is the key that opens new realms of experiential peace and joy. Faith is a three strand cord in my life; believing, receiving, and rejoicing. When God speaks, first I believe it as truth, then I receive it as reality, and then I rejoice because I am confident that He will do it.

This world, in its unredeemed state, teaches us to “wait and see” before getting overly excited about much of anything. It trains our thoughts to become skeptical about things hoped for or promises made. We are told to expect the worst so that we are not disappointed. It is a culture that throws ice water on those who have childlike faith. Unfortunately, I see this even in the body of Christ. Many have become skeptical about the promises of God. It is time to see your faith fully restored! God is restoring the assurance of faith to His sons and daughters.

Someone recently said to me that they were “sure hoping” that what they were standing in faith for was actually God. I immediately responded by telling a story from when I was a young believer.

I had been growing in the Lord and was beginning to take big steps of faith as I heard His voice, but then would become fearful that my “faith” was based merely on my desires and not truly His voice. I didn’t trust my hearing! These thoughts would steal my peace and joy because they stole my confident assurance. One day the Father sat me down to have a “Father/daughter” talk (I love those moments). He said,

“Daughter, a good parent is always watching over their little ones. They know where they are, what they are doing, saying, and wanting. Children love to tell their parents their desires; just as you do with Me. Do you think I am unaware of what you are thinking? I know what you are believing for and it is up to Me, as your Father, to make my voice known to you. Stop worrying about what you are believing for and have faith that I will not let you go astray. It is MY job to make sure that you hear My voice and no other. Have faith in My ability to make sure that you hear Me and follow Me.”

This was such revelation to me! I was young and spending way too much time worrying about “getting it right,” rather than having faith that He would make sure that I heard Him and would be taken to the right place. Such peace and joy came as this burden was removed. My prayer life changed from often agonizing pleas for His help to confident praise of His goodness, protection, and love. I was able to take His hand and simply walk forward, knowing that He was leading the way.

The enemy will always try to hit faith with fear. It will often come with the words, “Did God say that?” That question alone is the doorway to fear that will rob you of assured and confident faith. This question is like the enemy inviting you to sit you down and have a counterfeit “father/child” talk. If we sit down and entertain this question then peace and joy is robbed. Moreover, faith and trust in the confidence of your Father’s care for you is turned to doubt and being double-minded.

John 10:27-30 assure us that we will hear His voice,

“My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand. I and My Father are one.””‭

We are His sheep (His children and most valued possession). He makes sure that we hear His voice so that we can follow. The enemy cannot snatch you out of the Father’s hand, but he will surely whisper questions that will attempt to steal your peace.

It is the Holy Spirit’s job to make sure that you hear His voice. If you have heard Him and are standing in faith for a promise, then know that He has taken your hand in it and will lead you.

Don’t get stuck on the details of the promise (how the journey will look) because rarely does the journey to our promise look like what we thought it would. And more often than not the fulfillment is much better than we believed for! Many times my interpretation of something has added details and presumptions that were not accurate. It has been vitally important in my life not to begin to doubt or fuss with turns—or even setbacks—that appeared opposite of the promise. As I remain in confident assurance I always find myself in the manifest truth of Ephesians 3:20,

“Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.”

My “details” would have left me lacking but His path always has taken me to even greater joys and heights!

Twenty years ago I was given a postcard with a verse on it that hung in my home until recently, when I gifted it back to the person who originally gave it to me. The verse is from Philippians 1:6,

“…being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.”

He began it and He will complete it! In YOU! I am the most unlikely person to live the life that I’ve been living for so many years. I was such a fearful child who had almost no confidence, felt insignificant and thought my life would be a train wreck. Then Jesus came in and I just stand in awe as I see the work that HE began and is completing in me.

It’s time to get happy, to stand in awe, to live in confident assurance and to rejoice in the victories that He has promised even before they are seen. If He has shown them to you then they are sure! Take His hand and know that He will make His voice known to you. Put your faith in Him even more than any promise because HE IS THE PROMISE! Every promise is realized as you have faith in Him.

“Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out! “For who has known the mind of the LORD? Or who has become His counselor?” “Or who has first given to Him And it shall be repaid to him?” For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen.” Romans‬ ‭11:33-36‬ ‭

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A Promise for You…You Will Not Miss His Destination for Your Life!

Kathi Pelton

A short time ago my family moved to a new city (in a new state). It is a large city and nothing is familiar or known to us; no familiar markers or memories…everything is new.

We had lived in Northern California most of our lives where everything was familiar to us. Our families had been in that area for generations. We didn’t need directions or GPS; we knew almost every area by heart. It seemed that every road, every shop, every neighborhood had a familiar memory that made it easy to navigate and we always felt at home.

Now, in this new city, nothing is familiar; there are no memories that point the way home and often we can’t figure out what direction we are driving. As we drive the roads of this new city we have become fully dependent on our GPS navigation systems to get us where we need to go.

The other day I was on my way to an appointment and listening for the (now familiar) voice that instructs me that the next turn is coming up. When I arrived the voice on my GPS announced,

“You have arrived at your destination.”

I was so thankful for this technology in that moment of arriving in the right place at the right time!

Immediately, the Spirit began to speak to me about the new time and season that His people are walking in. He reminded me that just like this new city is new and unfamiliar to me, it is the same for His sons and daughters in this new season. What was familiar before has changed/shifted and we must enter into a new level of complete dependency to get to our destinations.

God clearly said to me,

“Kathi, I am more reliable than any GPS system. I know the plans I have for you and the way you need to go in order to get there. You entered your destination when you said, ‘Your will and not my own.’ And I will faithfully instruct you every step of the way. Rest and move forward and know that when it is time to turn I will let you know. Be more familiar with My voice than other thing.”

As He spoke, peace flooded me. Just as I am able to relax while driving in this unfamiliar place, because I know that the voice on my GPS will tell me when and where to turn (and even reroute me if I miss a turn), so I can relax and enjoy the journey and new sites in this new spiritual season. He is and will continue to be the best navigation voice ever heard.

This is a key verse for the body of Christ at this time,

““Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 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.” Isaiah‬ ‭43:18-19‬ ‭

Even if our family had not moved to a new city we would still have to become familiar with this “new thing” that God is doing. In some ways it may be easier for us since the lack of familiarity in our natural world has required that all of our senses shift to a new level of dependency and new instructions. Often prophetic people live out, in the natural, a picture of what is happening in the Spirit realm.

I have shared this story with my readers before but it is worth retelling. Just over a year ago our youngest daughter and her husband were going through a huge transition. They were very concerned about making the right decision. One night as I was praying for them the Lord spoke to me,

“Tell them that they cannot miss.”

Honestly, I immediately questioned if that was the voice of my God, but I know His voice and was sure that it was Him. I responded with a question,

“How is it that the CANNOT miss your will? Can’t they make the wrong choice?”

He then answered me by saying,

“Every son and daughter that has committed their plans to Me will have them established by Me. They cannot miss My will!”

Then the verse from Proverbs 16:3 came to me.

“Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

This is your key to walking in peace and rest in every season of your life. It is vital to commit your plans to the Lord, knowing that He will be faithful to establish them. It is also vital to posture your heart like Mary’s when she said,

“Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” Luke‬ ‭1:38‬ ‭

The Spirit of God is a trustworthy and faithful navigator. He will not lead you astray. He will take you step by step, turn by turn so that you arrive safely at your destination. Every prophetic word over your life has a journey attached to it and as you make your destination “His will” and start moving forward, He will direct and establish your steps.

Here is a promise from Psalm 37:3-7,

“Trust in the LORD, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the LORD, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass. He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, And your justice as the noonday. Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him…”

Even if everything looks unfamiliar keep moving forward because He will bring to pass all the good plans that He has for you!

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It’s Time to Forgive Yourself

Kathi Pelton

As I awoke this morning I saw our good Father breaking chains of regret, shame, humiliation and bitterness off of His sons and daughters. Then I saw Him lift their heads and say,

“It’s time to forgive yourself.”

There was such love and kindness in His touch and in His eyes. He then removed heavily weighted backpacks that each one was carrying that were packed with regrets. They were regrets about decisions that they had made, sins they had repeatedly done, relationships they had violated and pain they had caused. I knew that these sons and daughters had opened these backpacks many times and look through them which caused them to hold onto unforgiveness against themselves.

As the Father removed the weight of regrets off of their backs angels came with jars of water and oil to wash and anoint their feet, their hands and their heads. The Father then lifted them to their feet and presented them to His Son, who had His hand outstretched to them. As they took His hand He began to dance with them as a bridegroom would dance with his bride.

As they allowed Jesus to embrace them He whispered in their ear the words from Song of Songs 4:7,

“You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.”

God is removing the regrets that have caused His sons and daughters to be weighed down. He is saying, “It is now time to forgive yourself.” Exchange that pack of regrets for the beauty of redemption. Take the hand of your Beloved Jesus and let Him whisper in your ear the words that you’ve longed to hear and that He’s longed to say,

“You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.”

Today is the day and now is the time to let all regrets go and allow the beauty that He sees to wash over you.

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STOP, DROP and…Stay

Kathi Pelton

We all know the saying, “Stop, drop and roll” that was taught to us as children in case we are ever on fire. Today I heard the words,

“Stop, drop and stay.”

I saw God’s people stop all of the busyness to drop to their knees and just stay with Him. As they took the time each day to just be with Him, the fire of God fell and set them ablaze with His love.

I saw angels of fire going out to set fire to those who would “Stop, drop and stay”. It is the fire of first love, the fire that ushers in passionate abandonment and the fire that ignites the desire of wanting nothing more than to be face to face with Him.

Now is the time to stop, drop and stay with Him.

“Take me away with you—let us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers. We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine. How right they are to adore you!” Song of Songs‬ ‭1:4‬ ‭

Let us hurry to STOP!

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Your Words Can Be the Turnaround Needed!

Kathi Pelton

This morning the Lord showed me mighty winds howling against a large ship in the ocean, but the ship was not pushed off course by the wind and waves. Then he took me below the ship and I saw a small rudder that kept it on course. The rudder had something written on it and as I looked closer it said, “WORDS

This is like the verse in James 3:4-5,

“Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.” James‬ ‭3:4-5‬ ‭

It is time to align our words with the words of God so that the ship “stays on course”. Our words are powerful and release life and death, blessings and cursing. We must speak life over the people that the Lord puts in our paths; no matter what we see with our human eyes we must yield to what the Lord has planned and created for them. We must all prophesy with our mouths words of life. You do not have to be a prophet to prophesy! Call forth and speak what is not as if it is.

God took me on a long journey with a young man who came into our family to teach me about the power of words. As a teenager his life was manifesting pain, anger, and abandonment but the Spirit showed me who He created him to be. No matter what I saw with my eyes I was required by God to speak “what wasn’t as if it was” over his life. Now, ten years later he is walking and living out what the Spirit had shown me about him. God raised me up to speak what no one else was speaking. Every time I spoke to him I was prophesying truth and destiny over his life.

God is searching the earth for those who will be His rudders to bring great and corporate turnarounds. He is calling upon these leaders to prophesy life and blessings in their conversations, meetings, counseling, prayers, and families. The apostolic leaders will have fire come upon their tongues that purify their words in order to pilot “Kingdom Ships”. This fire will bring the blessing of purity that releases authority upon the body of Christ.

This will not only be in church leadership but will also come upon parents, business leaders, political leaders, worship leaders, and all who have been entrusted with leadership positions. No longer will the Father allow hours of negative words to steer the ships that they “pilot,” but the love and revelation of the Father for those struggling will fall upon leaders and the spirit of prophesy will replace the spirit of death. As this happens, leaders will suddenly see chains break off of those that they lead and parents will see their sons and daughters arise into who they were created to be.

“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” Philippians 4:8

This is a year that we will see a spirit of prophecy come upon all who will yield their voice and their lips to be touched by the coals from the altar of God. As lips are touched with these coals, eyes will be cleared to see the intentions of God. As they see the redemptive purposes of God upon lives they will prophesy what they see and those lives will be steered toward God.

“He touched my lips with the burning coal and said, “This has touched your lips, and now your guilt is gone, and your sins are forgiven.” Then I heard the Lord say, “Whom shall I send? Who will be our messenger?” I answered, “I will go! Send me!” Isaiah 6:7-8

God has sent out angels with coals and He is searching the earth for all who will ask Him to place the coal upon their lips. They will become “sent ones” who carry with them words of life and blessing.

Words have the anointing and power to turn a life around! They have the power to turn a city or nation around! They have the power to turn YOUR life around. It is time to ask the Lord to touch the “rudder of your life” with the burning coal that burns away the negativity and sets your mouth afire with the power that resurrects and turns things in the right direction.

“Come Spirit of God! Touch my lips with the burning coal that both purifies and ignites me with words that bring Your life!”

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God is Restoring Awe

Kathi Pelton

Yesterday morning the Spirit spoke to me,

“I am reconnecting the disconnect that has stolen the ‘awe’ from My people.”

During our worship service there was a tangible and corporate manifestation of awe for all that He has done for us. As the high praise came upon the entire congregation, we began to experience a connection with the worship that goes on in Heaven, as well as a depth of wonder and gratitude was transcendent.

I was aware that we had only just begun to experience and touch this realm of glory and majesty. It was a kiss from Heaven, a glimpse of His face, and a mere touch of what we will begin to experience in this new day.

The Spirit is about to restore the awe of the love of God back to His people. The demonic assignments that have resulted in a “disconnect” or dullness will suddenly be broken as His people posture themselves in surrendered worship. People will begin to experience a transcendental reconnection with His beauty and majesty. This will transform lives.

In the midst of these worship services, where what is seen in heaven is experienced on earth, people will be set free from depression, pain, bitterness, anger, lack of vision, and disease. Miracles will happen as people look upon the face of Jesus.

A few years back my husband and I were honored to be invited into the home of the woman that the first miracle of the Latter Rain Movement flowed through. She was 104 at the time and yet such beauty and dignity was upon her. She was an integral part of this movement and she saw many miracles (until some leaders came into error in later years). During our visit she shared with us that there was a “sound” that would happen during worship and it was the sound of heaven touching earth. When the sound came so would the miracles. She also said that she was living to hear that sound once again.

I believe that we are about to hear the sound once again. We have just begun to touch it, but this will go beyond a mere touch and it will transform the atmosphere of earth with the atmosphere of heaven. Men, women, and children will experience the awe of God. They will tremble and be overcome with His beauty and the revelation of His love. People will be saved without a word being spoken; they will see God.

We say, “Yes Lord! Even so come!”

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Pursue the Experiential Presence of God

Kathi Pelton

God is not your “pen pal” or a distant lover. He is ever present and always available to you. I think at times we have reduced our Beloved to an online friend or someone who we communicate with but rarely embrace and experience on an intimate level.

Today I continue to feel His longing for you (and me!). He is not satisfied with you just “knowing” about His presence but He is asking you to pursue the experience of His presence. All too often I hear believers tell me that they “know God” but have rarely felt His presence or experienced the intimacy that He created us to live in.

The Holy Spirit is more than happy—He is eager—to usher you into the experiential presence of the Lover of your soul. Ask Him to take you to the place of intimacy and experiencing His tangible presence. He will remove all obstacles and hindrances that have kept you from this personal place. Take the time to yield your spirit, soul, and body to allow the Spirit to usher you over the threshold.

You were created to experience His manifest presence! Almost twenty years ago, I was completely caught off-guard when the Spirit took me into a thirty-day experience, in which I felt His manifest and tangible presence day and night. This was the threshold of my journey into true intimacy with Jesus. During this thirty-day period, I could feel His presence in the very cells of my body. There are no words that can adequately describe the transformation that occurred and the healing I received during that time.

Recently the Spirit told me,

“What happened before will happen again.”

I believe that what I experienced almost twenty years ago will happen again; not only to me but to many!

Our oldest son, Corey, was born with a neurological disorder that was quite debilitating. On the night of his fifteenth birthday he experienced the presence of God descending upon him and angels ministering to him. That night he was healed! It set him free and he was able to thrive in school and sports, and he went on to graduate from university with a degree in media. During his years in university his symptoms returned with a ferocity that caught us all by surprise. For the past eight years we have fought on our knees to take back the healing that the enemy stole from him.

He is now a married father of two boys (and a third baby on the way). He functions in a leadership role at a large church, but the symptom have remained ever-present in his life. These symptoms seemed to have replaced his encounter with the healing presence of God on his fifteenth birthday. Two weeks ago he was intentionally pursuing the presence of God in his office, and he suddenly felt God come upon him in a tangible way and remove something from his chest. As that happened, deep peace entered him and his healing was restored. Since then almost all symptoms have gone, and it seems that daily he is being freed from the last of them.

The pursuit of His presence restored what the enemy had stolen! I believe as Corey—and as you—pursue His presence more than any other thing, you will see great restoration in every area of your life. If I have a 2018 resolution it is that I will pursue His presence and the experience of His presence each day.

Will you join me? Let’s experience the deep places, the beauty of Christ, the intimacy that God longs to share with you. This is the year for the Bride to experience her Beloved and the fullness of His love.

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