This morning, I rise to the sound of, ‘Good morning Mom. Is everything alright? I see you’re clinching your fist.’ I didn’t realize I was doing that, and as I immediately took to relaxation I replied, ‘Good morning son. Yeah, I am alright.’
Every morning, it is a priority to commune with the LORD my Pastor, my Shepherd. SELAH! My home is very quiet in the mornings, except for the moving about with breakfast, getting dressed, quietly going over the agenda of the day so that everyone BE agreed. It is this way to keep at bay distractions that will hinder me from intently hearing what the Holy Spirit is divinely saying to me for me, my household, and His Chosen people who hath an ear to hear.
During my meditation, a few subjects rang true as I (i.e., my low nature self, my flesh, my thoughts, my emotions, my focus on the natural and basic things of this life in this world), willingly surrendered and submitted to myself (i.e., my true self, my spirit self that abide in the Vine).
One of those subjects that rose up to awareness was, ‘Why do I, personally, fast?’ Am I doing this BEcause I want the LORD my Father to gift me something, to answer my prayers of need and desire, to show me His miraculous wonders, to ‘move’ on my BEhalf of need and desire, etc.? Absolutely not. This is not why I personally fast. Yet, this is why many people fast…for them. They fast with focus on them, for them, to BE heard, instead of fasting for what the LORD has chosen them to fast for.
I’ve personally decided to fast a ‘CHOSEN’ fast, by the LORD. A fast that is designed for specific outcomes that are applicable to a plethora of life matters. Isaiah 58:6-7 (KJV) is a most excellent explanation. And, when we fast a ‘CHOSEN’ fast, by the LORD, Isaiah 58:8-14 is immutable in our lives. When we fast for what YAH has ‘CHOSEN’ for us, THEN our light break forth, and our health spring forth SPEEDILY, and the glory of the LORD SHALL BE our reward.
The LORD shall answer, and shall guide, and satisfy our soul. We shall BE like a watered garden.
Have you ever considered the beauty and richness of life a watered garden is? It is constantly blossoming and filling the atmosphere with a pleasant fragrance. Or, have you ever considered a SPRING of water that ALWAYS have water? ALWAYS? SELAH! The LORD’s word, His language, His speech, His proclamations, His declarations, His ‘shall’ will not return unto Him void. As it is clearly guaranteed that His Word goes where He tells it to go, and DOES what He has sent it to DO – accomplish and prosper (Isaiah 55:11, KJV).
The mouth of the LORD hath spoken it, so it is! SELAH!
Another subject that rose with me this morning, and is proven to BE (live and exist as) an absolute truth is that evil communications corrupt good manners. Ephesians 4:29-32, KJV, emphatically enounces ‘LET no corrupt communication proceed…’ The word LET is indicative to the fact that we are in control of and have the power to do these things or not: allow, permit, release, withhold, refrain from, etc. The word corrupt, as identified in this scripture, means perverse, distorted, worthless, worldly, etc. To the church of Ephesus, Apostle Paul commanded this, LET no. SELAH!
PUT OFF, again this is something we are in control of, we have the power to do: PUT OFF concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lust; AND BE (live and exist) renewed in the spirit of your mind (vs.24). The spirit of your mind is the true you, the real you, your spirit self, which does not live in this low nature of flesh (thoughts, emotions, focuses on the natural and basic things of this life in this world).
My sons are daily enlightening me on the language of their peers, and while they are explaining I’m constantly asking questions for clarity. I’ve had to redirect them on scores of occasions BEcause they were getting too comfortable with phrases, idioms, jargon, acronyms, words that are not the language of YAH; talk that does not BEcometh worthy, holy, or reverent. As mother, nurturer, and teacher, the onus is mine to train them up in the way they should go (Proverbs 22:6, KJV).
Ephesians 5 encompasses a host of good guidance for the BElievers and followers of Yeshua the Christ; for those who are new creatures and old things are truly passed away; for those of us who understand that the hour cometh, and now IS, when the True Worshippers shall worship the Father in Spirit and in Truth (John 4:23, KJV). This compelling demand will save our soul, “BE not ye partakers with them (vs.7); and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them (vs. 11).” SELAH!
I hopeth and I BElieveth that the fruit of my womb is binding this truth around their neck.
And, yet another subject that came to my attention was subliminal communication. This kind of communication is piercingly audible to the unconscious mind or deeper mind. And for those of us who are attuned to our unconsciousness, it doesn’t take long for us to ‘quickly and suddenly’ BEcome aware of what is BEing articulated. We don’t have to ponder if this is ‘The Language of YAH’ or not.
BEcause these messages are detected by the abiding Vine, by the Holy Spirit of the LORD, Who alerts us to do what Apostle John commanded the BEloved (those who were of honorable reputation) to do, “try the spirits whether they are of YAH” (1 John 4, KJV). SELAH! These messages are often than not, subtil (in a bad sense, crafty, cunning, devious) and have been in the atmosphere since the days of Adam and Eve.
They are not only used by the world, the world’s system, the world’s way; they are chiefly used behind what is called the sacred place in the sanctuary, in the private chambers of spouse’s bedrooms and dwelling places, in public settings by those who are members of the body of Yeshua, in the schools we send our sons and daughters to for 8-12 hours a day, and in our places of employment.
So many of us hinge on these words and messages without ever studying to shew ourselves approved unto YAH. SELAH! We BEcome the device that swings, turns, and pivot with every sound of these kinds of messages…on this kind of communication.
When we do this hinging, we limit our ability to experience the sum-total benefits of the strait gate and narrow way, which leadeth to LIFE and that more abundantly. Yet, the same many that are hinged are the ones crying out to YAH, not to BE unhinged, but rather, “Why have You forsaken me? O woe is me!” Has the LORD YAH that you BElieve in truly done that? Forsaken you? Or, have you forsaken Him, His Way, His Truth, His Life? I say to you, repent! For many will seek to enter in at the strait gate and will not BE able to (Luke 13:24, KJV). The moment of reckoning will BE too late BEcause they are hinged to au fait unrighteousness. SELAH!
As for me and my journey to BEcome who I was created to BE, for the LORD’s raising me up this morning, whole and stedfast and in my right mind, for His Angels ministering to me, I Am thankful. I Am thankful to BE fully aware that my fasting and praying is not solely about me nor is it only for me. Instead, it is with respect to and is related to the will and commandment of the LORD my YAH. I Am thankful to BE aware that it is good for me to actually BEcome the language of YAH, to learn His Word, to talk like Him, and to BE His Word that does not return to Him empty. SELAH.
BLESSED are You LORD!
(C) 2016 Angela M. Smith