What would happen if we said YES to God?

This became embedded in my soul when God asked me to go to Africa in September of 2008. The outcome? 786 souls were saved in 34 days! Am I throwing around numbers to impress someone? No. I am throwing them around to proclaim that GOD is GOD. I am just a common individual who knows who she is not, but walks in who HE IS. What is God asking you to do right now? When we know that we know - it is Him asking. Say yes, obey with no hesitation.




~ In the place to hear…..

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Posted on March 23, 2015 under Uncategorized

I am loving the book of 1 Samuel….
with a desire to never EVER have my life
to end as Saul’s.

1 Samuel 17
Reminds me of two things :

David showed his father honor…in his daily life.
Not in front of people, for others to see…
He heard his own father, did what he asked…
and that was a part of his creed.

Creed – ” a belief you live your life from ”

vs. 14. ” David was the youngest. The three
oldest followed Saul, 15. but David went back
and forth from Saul to tend his father’s sheep
in Bethlehem.”
It was where David was called to be at that time.
It was David just doing life
tending his father’s sheep…in a place where no
one seen all that David was doing…
in a place where he was only taking care of others…
in a place of taking care of other’s possessions..

But there was a deep creed in David to do “just this”.

vs. 17. Now Jesse said to his son David, ” Take this ephah
of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread for your
brothers and hurry to his camp. 18. Take along these
ten cheeses to the commander of their unit. See how
your brothers are and bring back some assurance from them,…”

* do we like it when others give us list to do…
tell us where to go…
who to go to
and how to do it
and what to bring back….and it is our parents ?

It is not a weakness to honor your father.
It says something for David…no where did you hear a
rising up of pride in David…. His Dad told him
from the midst of “tending sheep…to do this and that…
take this and that and bring back …the list…of
what to do…
How old was David ?

I believe that God sees our heart in how we handle
every situation of authority, family…of what God
asks us to do…..
a. tending sheep
b. taking food
c. and bring me back a report of how THEY are

That would be like weeding..and then your Dad
coming up to you and telling you to ….

No where was there a payoff for doing
No where was there a “how do you feel about..”
No where was there a head tilt from David….

David was someone with the heart after God….
God seen his heart after his own father….
God seen his heart after his Heavenly Father

vs. 22. David left his things with the keeper of
supplies, and ran to the battle lines and greeted
his brothers.

** he was excited in the relationships…

vs. 23. AS he was talking with them……

The obedience to his father, the servants heart, the
doing life as normal….GOD is placing David for
an extreme empowering by GOD…..something amazing..
the experience of all HE was in David…

23. As he was talking with them, Goliath,
the Philistine champion from Gath, stepped out
from his lines and SHOUTED his USUAL defiance…

**( here is the greatness: )

vs. 23 ” ….and DAVID HEARD IT.”

and DAVID HEARD IT
and DAVID HEARD IT
and DAVID HEARD IT

*if David would not have honored his father…
been in that place with his Dad…tending his sheep
the experience shepherding ( bear / lion )
he would not have been PREPARED.
*if David would not have went to his brothers
obediently ….and enjoyed them –
vs. 22 “he ran.”
so there wasn’t a “grudge – defiant attitude of
doing what his father had asked him to do ”
he RAN and GREETED his brothers….

If he wouldn’t of RAN…he might of missed
the SHOUT of Goliath…not heard it !

* we know the rest of the testimony…

David tried to be someone he wasn’t with
the whole ARMOR thing…
David had to go back to what worked before
with God and himself…the 5 stones…
and by remaining in ” who he was ”
and honoring his dad
loving his brothers…
having a great attitude in doing it…
David was placed in front of people to do
something WAY BEYOND a bear and a lion….

*Did anyone know about David’s lion and bears
until that moment …
or was that between God and David ?
David had that under his belt, between him and God…

Run in what God is calling us to do…
Love who God has placed over us and obey
Absorb the prep…of our lion and bears

Walk in our everyday lives….
In HIS love and power….
and HE will let us hear our Goliath’s SHOUT !

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~ ~ Sovereignty of God

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Posted on March 19, 2015 under Uncategorized

There are many things that go on in peoples lives ….
I could make a list of people right now ….
That “bad things” ~ deep trials are their lives, ” right now ” !
The whole why does bad things happen to GOOD PEOPLE ?

Charles Dupree once, in his amazing preaching….
Took his wallet out and slid it a crossed an imaginary desk.
” It goes across God’s desk, but does not come from Him ”

Reading today : 1 Samuel 18:10
” The next day an evil spirit from God came forcefully
upon Saul. ”
The Word of God….
In complete desire to “have understanding in the
Spiritual to spiritual….God show me !

Notes in Bible :
” Evil spirits are subject to God’s control and operate
only within divinely determined boundaries

2 Samuel 24: 1
” Again the anger of the LORD burned against Israel,
he incited David against them saying, ” Go take a census
of Israel and Judah.”

* the outcome, the end result is going to get accomplished …

1 Chron. 21: 1
” Satan rose up against Israel and incited David
to take a census of Israel

We have to sit back in the chair of GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY….
We can look back on our own lives and “in the midst”
of deep – deep things,
see how GOD got us to where we are at.
At the point of trial…..the deepest part
We know it is the attack of satan….
At the other end of the rainbow…
We see the preparation of God, thru it.

The ” yea though I walk TRHU the valley of death…
I will FEAR…NO EVIL.”

The spiritual character of FAITH…
OUR FAITH MUSCLE is being built….
for the TESTIMONY of HOW sovereign our GOD is !

Jesus Christ with HIS own death and resurrection showed…

The lesson of reliance on the Sovereignty of GOD
Our feet on this earth…..
” and they will KNOW that I am GOD ”

All I know…. is that I want to live and breathe
Reliance on God alone,
Evil spirits are truly under God’s control
the ones that followed satan from Heaven
satan himself
the divine ones that are in Heaven with God
The Holy Spirit in us….
all are under and with God, as God !

For those that are in the valley right now
For those of us that have walked thru a valley

HE IS GOD
HE IS GOD
HE IS GOD….past- present – future !

Rallying around those that are,”in” the valley….
HE is GOD…..right now….HE IS GOD !

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March 17, 1958

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Posted on March 16, 2015 under Uncategorized

How satan almost….
almost….
almost….
Kept my Mom from going to the alter on March 17,1958
Olive Chapel Church, Schooler Rd. 1/4 mile from our home…

The point came at the end of the service….
The Holy Spirit was drawing Marilyn Conrad to HIMSELF…
and satan….
was trying one of his best ” trump cards ”
“self..flesh..comparison”
to keep my Mom from accepting JESUS CHRIST as HER SAVIOR.

She would tell me over the years of how satan would use:
you are TOO FAT to walk up that aisle…..

his voice sounds so much like our own….
his thots creep into our minds in that same thread….
he used that over and over in my Mom’s life…..
* as he has done so much in mine !

Comparison….
What others think….
Fear of people….
over FEARING GOD !

I AM SO GRATEFUL….that the HOLY SPIRIT….
Breathed ~ STRENGTH, COURAGE, and FAITH
into my Mom that day….
as HER FIRST STEP to the alter….
was the step that our family would follow…..
What is in many many many prayers of mine today ?

Thank YOU JESUS for my Mom’s SALVATION….
THANK YOU JESUS….for my Mom’s SALVATION…..

March 17 is more than for the IRISH, to me….
It has always been ~ ” My Mom’s SPIRITUAL BIRTHday ”

Green ?
more LIKE GOLD !

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