Thursday, March 22, 2012

Women for God!


Spending two days with a group of women who are not shy to lift their hands in praise of the Lord. Women who are not afraid to let the tears roll and who gratefully accept hugs from strangers.

What a blessing!

My fingers felt like feathers at times as they raced across the pages of my notebook - I felt like a sponge, all I wanted to do was to absorb as much, and as fast, as I could! I probably have a few weeks worth of words that I am able to share with you on this little blog after this experience, so as an introduction - I thought I'd share a few random thoughts as I wrote them down:

Psalm 51 - 'Search my heart!'

Come to the Lord - just as a child would.

The root of your pain has to be dealt with before healing can take place!

Divine life only comes from God!

Do you have divine life while you're 'coping' ?

Coping captures you and keeps you from divine life!

Renew your mind!

Exercise your spirit in Godliness!

God has a divine destiny for all of us.

You need to know that God is sufficient!

Choose to forgive - choose to repent - choose life!

Repentance is the place where you are brought back to a place of humility.

If you have the understanding of the invisible you will be able to do the impossible!

Instead of gossiping about an issue - start praying for the people involved!

Prayer is so powerful as it operates in another dimension!

Nothing is impossible for God.

Make a choice to change your priorities.

Become totally dependant of God!

One of the things that came over really strongly is the importance of repentance. Repentance really means to change your mind about something. To repent and receive forgiveness brings peace - to FORGIVE brings peace!

I received so much during the two days I spent with these women - now I pray that God will help me organise these gifts in such a way that I can relate it here, little by little, in ways that will bless you, the reader, in a similar way.




 

10 comments:

  1. This is so exciting! I also attended a conference this weekend and the value of getting away to concentrate on an worship God is so incredible. I cannot wait to come there!!!

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    1. And we cannot wait to welcome you and your team! On the 13th of this month my daughter and I are going to a women's christian camp with a few friends - as you say - being able to get away and to be able to focus on God, surrounded by fellow believers - what a blessing!

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  2. Hi Emilene :-) I feel blessed that I came here today because I was able to read such wonderful words of wisdom!

    May God continue to shower you His blessings on your journey! Take care! :-)

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    1. Dear Irene - thank you so much for your lovely words! :)

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  3. I love attending conferences. I always come back refreshed and with a new word from God.

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    1. So true! I think the mere fact that one is surrounded by so many women who are on the same page as you is a such a positive thing as well.

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  4. Wow, Emilene, it sounds like a great retreat. And this, my friend, I am soaking in this tonight: "If you have the understanding of the invisible you will be able to do the impossible!" That's got me thinking!

    Thank you so much for linking up to Graceful - so grateful to have you there!

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    1. Thank you for your lovely words Michelle - so glad I found your blog as well!

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  5. Do you have divine life while you're 'coping' ?
    I like that a lot.
    Yes, I think we do. I think we always have a divine life--we just don't always feel close to it.

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  6. WOW! The sentences and phrases you have placed here are powerful and have enough in them for a whole post or two for each one.
    Right now: "Coping captures you and keeps you from divine life!" fits me quite well as I am coping with grief and moving forward in God's will. I do not want to be kept from the divine life that God has for me.
    Glad I came by, ~ linda

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Thank you so much for taking the time to chat - I appreciate your input!