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Daily Doses of Gospel PiLLs are the creations, inspirations, original thoughts, and meditations from Narda's Heart which are then converted into God's special gift of writing. Don't have time to read? Got too much to do? Well, that's not problem. We've created Audio Read-a-Blogs! I read them for you so that you can sit back, relax, or continue your task all while listening to our few minutes of God's inspired Word blogs. Click for Daily Doses in German, Spanish, and Tagalog.
Seeds. Roots. The Promise.
|Posted on June 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM||comments (8732)|
During the waiting process, most people often quit when they don't see the desire results. Why? Because we get tired of waiting, we become frustrated, and we become impatient.
But after a seed has been planted, it first must die and be allowed time for its root to take place. Depending on the type of seed, it's yielding process may differ.
Just because you are not seeing immediate results or the budding of the fulfillment of promise of the Word GOD spoke does not mean things are not active or moving in your favor.
The LORD is not governed and neither is He limited to our earthly hemisphere. His ways are perfect. Remember this when you heard Him speak but you don't see things happening.
To EVERYTHING there is a season.
There is a ton of activity taken place within the confinements of the dark dirt the seed was buried in. You must, however, shift your scope of view from an earthly perspective to a spiritual position, but from your position, you will not actually see it because you are above the ground and the seed is buried within the ground.
There may be a lot of dark dirt around you but GOD is the One whose covenant and promise will break the fallow ground and plant roots that cannot be uprooted. In its perfect timing, you will see the promise blossoming from beneath the dirt to the upper ground where you are. ~2020 Narda Goodson
2020 - The Year of Perfect Vision & Prophetic Voice
|Posted on December 22, 2019 at 8:40 PM||comments (668)|
In just a little over a week, we will be exiting the decade 5770 - 5779; the decade of Ayin (sight, eyes) and entering into a new decade 5780 – 5789, which in Hebrew is called Pey.
Pey mean mouth, expression, word, vocalization, speech/voice, breath. Pey is the 17th letter of the alphabet and has a numeric value of 80. In the pictograph below, Pey has the appearance of a mouth, but within the inner space of Pey, we will also find that it reveals to us the hidden letter Bet.
The letter Bet means tabernacle, house, home. Used as a prefix it means at, in or with. It has a numerical value of 2.
In the order of the Hebrew alphabet, Pey (mouth, word) follows the letter Ayin (eyes, sight, discernment, awareness). This order expresses to me that the eyes (spiritual discernment) has preeminence before verbal expression (mouth). Does think before you speak come to mind?
When we think of these two letters combined with the one hidden within the other, let us reflect the importance of how our mouth is a vessel that houses to release GOD's Word.
For the mature and seasoned believer. For those who have been seeking the LORD with all their hearts. For those with whom He has disclosed and revealed secrets, we are going to enter into the Year 2020 (5780) with PERFECT VISION.
Vision has a voice and according to Habakkuk chapter 2, vision speaks. All that the Holy Spirit has revealed and shown to us in visions and in dreams, we will boldly declare with conviction, with authority, and we will begin speaking it out with clarity and brevity. For the vision is for an appointed time and it will not lie!
This is a season of a heightened spiritual awareness that is filled with revelation and much wisdom. So before opening our mouths, let us take heed to not speak out of sync or order. No longer will we allow unreasonable people to cause us to become unbalance and out of character. It is best from here on to discern and remain silent so as to not sin with our lips and negatively reverse the order of things we have prayed and even declared for them.
As we prepare our hearts for this new year approaching, may we recant and repent for all the faithless, negative, powerless, ugly, rebellious, careless and ungodly words we thought or voiced.
And as we begin to declare what the Holy Spirit has shown to us in the decade of Ayin, I pray that according to Job 22:28, your Holy Spirit-led declarations will draw, pull, loose, and release the demonstration and manifested dunamis, anointed power and revelation of the LORD from Heaven to earth in the decade of Pey. He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit is saying to His people the Church. ~2019 Narda Goodson
To the Spiritual House of Eli, the LORD is Warning You
|Posted on April 27, 2019 at 5:30 PM||comments (5539)|
As ministry pastors and leaders,we need to pay more attention and know what’s coming in and out of our ministry houses and those we permit to stand to represent the ministry.
It doesn't matter what kind of talent or prophetic gifting a person may have because he could be handsome but whorish. She could be cute but careless. He could be talented but a thief.
The Levites serving in the house had to be consecrated and set apart. Back in the day, the high priest was struck dead on the spot if he dared to think he could enter into the Holy of Holies carelessly. He had to wear bells at the bottom of his priestly garment. The sound of the bells meant life. So, no bells meant no life for the high priest.
Now, because the possibility of a high priest dying for his mistakes inside the temple existed, we must then ask how would one get him out since NO ONE was allowed to enter into the Holy of Holies (Exodus 28:35). While the Scriptures doesn't give us evidence of a "rope" around the waist or ankle, Jewish tradition believes that if the high priest had made a mistake and died in the temple, he would be dragged out by the "sash" or "rope" around his waist. Imagine that!
Ananias and Sapphira dropped dead because they conspired together and in fibbing to Peter, they had actually lied to the Holy Ghost. Talk about "little white lies". It cost them both their lives (Acts 5).
Uzza was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant. In his story, he thought he could just handle GOD and His business in a common, ordinary way. His probable familiarity bred contempt as being in the presence of the Ark could have very likely made him forget the holiness that it represented (2 Samuel 6).
Lot's wife was turned into a pillar of salt for her disobedience (1 Chronicles 13).
Phinehas and Hophni, sons of Eli the High Priest served as priests in the tabernacle, but they took advantage of their position and authority by "hustling" the sacrifices and the people and totally disregarding the protocol. They also had illicit sex with women who came to worship at the temple (1Samuel 2).
Today, we’ve got actors performing and hirelings in every department. Unclean hands handling the LORD's Supper without regard and fear. The list goes on. We've got men and women who have posted a price for their heads or they won't "show up". So now, we've gone from #preaching the Gospel to #pimping it!
Pastors and leaders, quit settling for people who carry the gift but have no character, no integrity and no roots because in essence what you are indirectly teaching these upcoming future leaders is that you can live any kind of lifestyle and still handle GOD's business without regard to holiness, honor, and reverence.
No! People aren't perfect, but the Scriptures give us a standard in 1 Timothy 3:8-11 and they wouldn't have been given if they couldn't be met.
The criteria for those working and holding offices and positions in your ministries is maturity, faithfulness, truth, honor, and credibility. Men and women need accountability and those in office or position should be held accountable to a higher standard ON AND OFF DUTY (not that we are ever off duty-but you get what I mean). In fact, it states that they should FIRST be tested to see if they are above reproach (discredit; disgrace).
You're constant grabbing at straws because of the "gift" ends up burning the reputation of the church because in your leadership, you fail to follow the standards set.
My goodness! Even the world has a work code of ethics and behavior established by which they stand by and won’t tolerate neither hesitate to fire you on the spot for being out of compliance or for misrepresenting their image or company. How is it that the world can keep to a standard and the Church who is suppose to represent and lead the world into the light is looking like a hot mess?
If you represent a ministry, you need to represent it in reverence, honor, and in the spirit of excellence like a true ambassador of the LORD Jesus Christ so that you neither bring shame or disgrace to the ministry, the spiritual house you dwell in, and discredit and disrespect the platform you stand on.
I pray that leaders will use wisdom before giving the wheels to these reckless novices and sit them down long enough so they can grow some roots because self discipline IS A requirement for ministry leadership.
Many of your people are out here looking crazy. Totally misrepresenting the Kingdom, your ministries, placing stumbling blocks in front of weaker ones, and in truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, they need to be sat down.
Now, after hearing this Word, if you fail to examine your team of leadership and correct those things that need to be corrected, remember that Eli died because he refused to discipline his sons who were part of working in the ministry but were scoundrels.
The people you pick to be on your team is suppose to enhance, protect, and guard the sacredness and integrity of the Scriptures and the vision, mandate, and ministry the LORD gave to you. Remember, his sons died too.
Remember that it was a man of GOD that revealed the judgment that was coming to his house. All of Israel suffered as a result. Could it be that because there is "sin in the camp", your ministry isn't prevailing and advancing? Time to check your tents! He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#PayAttention #LeadershipTraining #MinistryLessonsLearned #SinInTheCamp #BeYeHolyForIAmHolySaysTheLord #SpiritualSonsAndDaughtersListen #HeThatHasAnEarLetHimHear
Scriptures to Meditate on:
1 Timothy 3:8-11 8Deacons likewise must be dignified, not double-tongued or given to much wine or greedy for money. 9They must hold to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. 10Additionally, they must first be tested. Then, if they are above reproach, let them serve as deacons. 11In the same way, the women must be dignified, not slanderers, but temperate and faithful in all things.
Acts 6:3 - Therefore, brethren, select from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we may put in charge of this task.
The Emotional Raft
|Posted on April 23, 2019 at 8:15 AM||comments (904)|
Ever laid on a raft at the beach and while on the water closed your eyes for a little bit? But then, when you opened your eyes, all of a sudden you found yourself pulled out into the deep further than you intended to be?
Emotional, mental, and psychological frustration operate just like the slow, subtle rhythm of the waters. Stay on the emotional raft long enough and it will subtly float you out so far from the shorelines that by the time you realize it, you’ve gone too far, and now, “you really out there!”; for everyone to see too.
The Word of GOD must be the gatekeeping filter of the mind by which anything enters. If we fail to safeguard the entrance of its door, we will find ourselves confused and somewhere off course.
Keep your mind STAYED on Him and you’ll avoid the struggle and pain of having to paddle back. And because we don’t skip lessons with GOD, it’ll be back to the sandbox we go each time to be tried and tested again and again.
Since GOD’s tools are faultless and need no warranty because they are powerfully equipped to keep us anchored and afloat against the vehement winds of life, the questions then remain. What broke? What snapped? What crackled? And what popped?
Is it I, LORD?
Time to check my float for spiritual breaches and leaks. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#SpiritualLeaks #TimeToCheckTheMotor #OilTheMindWithGodsWord #MeditateOnItDayAndNight
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Isaiah 26:3 - You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.
When They Connect And Connive In Chambers Of Crookedness
|Posted on April 19, 2019 at 9:00 AM||comments (397)|
CHRIST’s painful journey to the CROSS was met with much deception, CONSPIRACY, and betrayal. Yet, Jesus who knew the plan CONTINUED to love, be kind, heal, forgive, and preach the Kingdom. He never once allowed the CIRCUMSTANCES he encountered nor the CONTRADICTING opposition from His enemies to dictate or deviate him off COURSE.
When the people in your life, those whom you have CALLED friends, fall asleep during your greatest hour of need or when those you rub shoulders with COLLABORATE to betray you and when those with whom you have broken bread with COLLUDE against you, this is the time for Jesus to be the CENTER of your stage.
You see, in your COMMISSION to fulfilling your assignment in Christ, you will face some villains, yet, you must stay COMMITTED to His CAUSE. You must CARRY and bear the CHARGE like a good soldier in season and out of season and even under the darkest of CLOUDS.
There is no CIRCUMVENTING your enemies, and you will meet them head on. For they purposely CONNECT to CONNIVE and CONSULT in the CHAMBERS of CROOKEDNESS. They are CRITICAL, CRUEL, and CONFESS that they would rather see you CRUCIFIED than CELEBRATED. Like CANCER on its mission, they are CORRUPTED and COMPELLED to CARRY on shrouded in CRAFTY CLOAKS of COURTESY and CORDIAL COMPANIONSHIP, but in reality, their modus operandi are CONJURED and birthed from the CAULDRONS of COVETOUSNESS, CONTEMPT, and CRITICISM.
Their CLAWS are drenched in the poisonous COUNSELS of CONCEIT and specifically designed to CUT and CRIPPLE your assignment. In the darkness of CANNY CORRIDORS, they whisper and CONSORT. Like CONDEMNED CRIMINALS, they CLEVERLY CREEP around in COMPOUNDS in hopes to strengthen their COLONIES.
These CLEVER CIRCLES COERCE, COMPEL, and CONVERT others into their CUNNING CLAIMS as their ultimate goal is to CONTROL. Their CONSORTION blinds them to CAVORT and make merry before their time because they believe in their hearts they finally have you CORNERED.
But one thing they fail is to COMPREHEND – I had to shout a hallelujah right about here – that the CHILD of GOD is COVERED and CONCEALED under the precious Blood of CHRIST and though the CUP of his journey has been bitterly hard, there is a COVENANTIAL CONTRACT that doth exist. It is a signed, sealed, and sanctified Divine Order by the CREATOR Himself; one that was CELESTIALLY thought out and orchestrated before the foundations of the world and one that the enemy knew not of.
On the CONTRARY, it is while you are hanging on your CROSS and it is when they have put you in your COFFIN and they think that you are dead that the Presence of the LORD COMES in and sabotages and CRASHES the party. His Presence comes in and abruptly and unexpectedly interrupts their CEREMONIOUS CLATTER. For the Bible declares that those that rise up against thee, it is He, the LORD that will CONFUSE and bring CONFOUNDMENT.
It is the power of GOD that will CAUSE a COLLAPSE in their CONQUEST to pull the CARPET from under your feet. It is the power of the resurrected CHRIST that will CALL you and COMMAND you to COME out of the dark CAVE they threw you into. It is the power of the Holy Ghost that will shine and CLOTHE you in His Righteousness.
Yes, it is the LORD who goes before us. He is our COMPANION. He is our COMMANDER and CHIEF. He is Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last, and there will be nothing done in secret that GOD will not bring to light and expose. For He reveals the profound and secret hidden things and He knows what is in the darkness.
This CALL, however, will COST you. It will COST you your reputation. It will COST you your popularity. It will CAUSE you some pain and disappointment. It will COST you your very life. But oh, the reward that He bestows upon His CHOSEN and the COURAGE He gives to those who answer the CALL. It is with great CERTAINTY the LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge and He is our hope and the glory and the lifter of our heads. ~Narda Goodson, 2019 Daily Doses of Gospel PiLLs, WORD Central Station
The Making of a Queen
|Posted on April 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM||comments (364)|
We’re not ready and #prepared for the #public #platform if we’re not faithful in the #private confinements of the closet. The vessels of #pretense and the feign are #powerless as #pride can never carry neither #produce the virtuously #precious ointment needed for the #pouring out on the nations.
There is a level of integrity and holy reverence that is walked out in the #privacy and #Presence of the King way before He unveils us to the world.
Adorn me from the inside out, ABBA, so that my life will reflect true brokenness and so that the #pure aroma from the #powerful anointing contained within my alabaster box of #praise can flow freely, easily, and without delay. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#QueenMoments #PropheticScribes #iScribe #SongsOfNarda #PropheticUtterances #ThePreparation #TheProcess #ThePurging
|Posted on April 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM||comments (717)|
I'd rather take my #position and stand with a #people where GOD speaks and moves instead of the #prideful and #prejudice sitting in #prestigious seats operating under the Aaron and Miriam spirit who spoke against Moses because he had married a black woman.
Spiritual leprosy is a rampant vicious disease that is flowing in our churches today without regard. The spirit of leprosy consumes the body from the inside out as body #parts begin to rot and is consumed in its own incubation. It causes spiritual blindness among other things and GOD is saying kill it.
And just what is leprosy from a #physical standpoint?
"Leprosy is a chronic disease caused by a bacillus, Mycobacterium Leprae. Mycobaterium Leprae multiplies slowly and the incubation #period of the disease, on average, is 5 years. The disease mainly affects the skin, the #peripheral nerves, mucosa of the upper respiratory tract, and also the eyes."
I #prophecy and declare that GOD is going to let you run your course but for a season. To you religious community leaders, #pastors, and #prophets who speak in His Name and say you serve and love Jesus but allow #prejudice to exist in your #presence, in your #platforms of influence and seats of judgment and in your church #pulpits and #pews and you neglect to bring correction and rebuke so that this bacteria continues to contaminate and #pollute and harm the body of future generations, and you who refuse to humble even your own hearts before the LORD GOD Almighty, GOD says He will require of you.
Hear what Luke 12:42-48 says in the "Scriptures to Meditate" below record. The Scriptures here speak of the servant WHO KNEW the Master's will but #purposely neglected to do it. It records his #place to be reassigned with UNBELIEVERS.
We are the Body of Christ and as a body we have different members with different functions but it is still ONE BODY. GOD has an intended #purpose for every #part and every member of the body. The hand cannot say to the eye I don't need you because it will be blind and without vision. We can have every member in our body functioning right, but if we lack the eyes, we will be a blind body that has NO VISION. And without a vision, the #people #perish.
Judgment begins in the house of GOD and He hears every careless thought and word we speak #publicly, #privately, and even in our secret chambers. #Purify your hearts and repent! He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#ForOneIsNotGreaterThanTheOther #KingdomPurpose #GodIsNotPlayingWithHisPeople #HouseCleaning #SelfExamination #prejudice #racism #racist #PrejudiceOfTheHeart #leprosy #SpiritualLeprosy
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Luke 12:46-48 - 42And the Lord answered, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master #puts in charge of his servants to give them their #portion at the #proper time? 43Blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing so when he returns. 44Truly I tell you, he will #put him in charge of all his #possessions. 45But suppose that servant says in his heart, ‘My master will be a long time in coming,’ and he begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk.
46The master of that servant will come on a day he does not anticipate and at an hour he does not expect. Then He will cut him to #pieces and assign him a #place with the unbelievers. 47That servant who knows his master’s will but does not get ready or follow his instructions will be beaten with many blows. 48But the one who unknowingly does things worthy of #punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and from him who has been entrusted with much, even more will be demanded.
Worship Cancels Out Worry
|Posted on April 4, 2019 at 10:55 AM||comments (417)|
#We can do two things #while we are in the #waiting process. We can either #worry or we can #worship.
Our “#wait” is part of GOD’s divine process. But although #waiting can be difficult and even painful, it teaches patience. And patience makes room to receive the peace of GOD in one’s life that #will help to peaceably navigate you through the oceans of many ruthless, unforeseen uncertainties. It also allows room for growth in the "stretching" of the faith. It opens the door for miracles.
#Without patience and #without peace, #we #will become #worrisome as our faith dwindles and becomes #weakened by the cares that choke out any #Word remaining #within us. #We may know what GOD's #Word has declared about who #we are and our situation but if we fail to implement action to our faith, we will still be #worrywarts, #which is exactly an ungodly rooted-stemmed fruit the LORD desires to uproot out of our lives.
And just #why is #worry ungodly? Because it is the opposite of faith that kills any kind of trust and hope in GOD. #Worry is the cancer to faith. It eats you piece by piece and bit by bit until you are totally peace-less, #wasted, and #worn. It'll eat you from the inside out!
Despite the #weight of the opposition, #when #we choose to #worship, it will turn our #words into anointed #waves that will declare a holy #war to counterattack and consume everything that is negative and contradictory to what the LORD GOD has already spoken.
The vessels of #worship and praise transforms into a #warship of faith #with a navigating compass of Jesus' light leading and pointing the #way through dark passages and tunnels. #When we choose to #worship, #we will then encounter the real GOD-kind of peace that truly passes ALL understanding. And in the calmness of spirit from the raging #waters flooding #within us and around us, #we will hear GOD speak to our hearts.
So #while the LORD has you #waiting, simply #worship. Remember, Jesus is the Prince of Peace. Give Him full reign to lead your vessel straight into victory. ~2019 Narda Goodson, Daily Doses of Gospel "PiLLs"
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Isaiah 55:10-11 - 10 For just as rain and snow fall from heaven and do not return without watering the earth, making it bud and sprout, and providing seed to sow and food to eat, 11 So My word that proceeds from My mouth will not return to Me empty, but it will accomplish what I please, and it will prosper where I send it.
Proverbs 18:21 - Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Isaiah 59:21 - "As for Me, this is My covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit who is on you, and My words that I have put in your mouth, will not depart from your mouth, from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of your children's children, from now on and forevermore," says the LORD.
2 Corinthians 4:13 - We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;
Mark 11:23 - For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Romans 10:17 - So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Hebrews 11:1-10 - Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Open My Eyes
|Posted on March 30, 2019 at 5:30 PM||comments (609)|
#Obstacles, #oppressions, and #oppositions serve the purpose of GOD. #Oh, how easily we fall apart when crisis hits our lives. It’s so in #our human nature to collaspe in fear.
But the Father desires to bring us into a place where we pray but not from a place of defeat but from a position of sonship; from a position of authority, victory, power, and confidence in who He is. From a place where like Elijah, we can see these dreadful “Oh’s” coming, encompassing, bombarding, and surrounding around and about us from every side as the Syrian enemy surrounded him, yet, be able to maintain a steady hold in faith without wavering.
When the enemy surrounds us, this is an #opportunity for our faith to stretch and grow in GOD. GOD is our Father, Jesus is our Savior, the Holy Spirit is our Comforter. The angels of the LORD encamps, surrounds, and shelters around those that fear GOD.
What more do we want Him to do? GOD has already given to us His Word. We must actively dwell on, live in, ponder, and meditate on what He has spoken and declared to be our end.
Soak yourself in the Word so that whenever the enemy sends fiery darts of doubt and fear, they are quenched, stopped, and destroyed right in their tracks by the saturating anointing of the Word #oozing out of your spirit.
The enemy has already been defeated. Every single thing we need is AREADY HERE!
May the LORD #open our eyes so that we may see. Because if we can see the invisible, we can do the impossible so that we can have what we never had before so that we can do what we’ve never done before. Build yourselves up #on your most holiest faith. He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit is saying to His people. Amen. ~2019 Narda Goodson
Scriptures to Meditate on:
2 King 6:16 - Do not be afraid,” Elisha answered, “for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.”
Psalm 34:7 - The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear Him, and he delivers them.
Jude 1:17-23 - 17But you, beloved, remember what was foretold by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ 18 when they said to you, “In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow after their own ungodly desires.” 19 These are the ones who cause divisions, who are worldly and devoid of the Spirit. 20 But you, beloved, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 Keep yourselves in the love of God as you await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you eternal life. 22 And indeed, have mercy on those who doubt; 23 save others by snatching them from the fire; and to still others, show mercy tempered with fear, hating even the clothing stained by the flesh.
Stay Plugged into the Source
|Posted on March 27, 2019 at 11:20 PM||comments (1246)|
So, I waited and waited. "What in the world is taking so long for the coffee to finish brewing?", I kept thinking to myself. If you don't know by now, I get excited about caWfee ☕️. LOL
This morning, I couldn't smell the familiar scrumptious aroma that fills the kitchen air fast enough. Still, I waited. And waited. And waited. And then I waited some more.
I continued my morning routine as usual until, "Egad!", I realized that the thrilling dripping could not be heard and neither was that little last sizzling sound and pops it makes at the end to let you know, that yeah, it's ready! OMGosh! Was the coffee maker broken?
I went to investigate. Whatta-ya-know! Sure enough, after all the preparation of setting the filter in its place (like that's a lot of work ;), and putting in the cawfee, and pouring in the water that - IT WASN'T PLUGGED IN! Grrr . . .
How many times have we gone through life not being plugged in? Plugged into His Word, I mean. A day not plugged into His Presence can begin like buttoning a blouse only to realize when you've gotten to the top that you have aligned all the buttons incorrectly and have to start over.
Give GOD His rightful place in your life. Make sure each day begins and ends with His Presence being an essential part of everything you do. Because when you stay plugged into Christ and His Word, you are plugged into POWER, POSITION, and PURPOSE. Are you plugged in? ~2019 Narda Goodson
Refuse to "Stagger" in Unbelief
|Posted on March 23, 2019 at 10:45 AM||comments (1853)|
GOD waited until Abraham and Sarah's physical potential, ability, and strength had died. Already laid and trapped behind the rock in a tomb, wrapped up like a mummy, Lazarus' body rested still as his decaying body reeked of death.
Mary and Martha stared at their impossible gravely painful situation. Jesus was late! And now, by the fourth day, their brother's body was a horrific undisputed, decomposing, fatal mess. In their estimation, it was over!
What painful crisis are you staring at today?
LEARN AND DISCERN:
If we are not careful to fix our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith, we can let the lack of other people's faith place us behind strong rocks and dead tombs. Never ever give them the power to put a lock on your crisis. Your situation may be grave, it may smell, and there may appear to be no hope, but I've come to let some of you know and remind others that for the believing child of GOD, He is the Strong Tower we run into and find shelter, strength and need in times of trouble. Our GOD is the GOD of impossibilities.
It's okay to feel alone or even be alone because sometimes, we will walk alone. Even our sweet Savior knew what it felt like to have his friends fall asleep on him during the season of his greatest pain. And while your friends may seemingly fall asleep on you in yours, there is a friend that does stick closer than a brother, and His name is Jesus! Ultimately, that is who you need to know is there.
Jesus knew what he was facing, but in his humanity, He was looking for the intimate fellowship from his closest buddies. It's the human part of us that longs to know that those closest to us in heart are still there. But when Jesus comes out to check if they're still "hanging" with Him, he finds them sleeping. Three times did Jesus "come out" to check on them when in actuality, they should have been checking in on him. But when He checks the third time and still finds them sleeping, He utters these words, "Sleep on..."
GOD knows exactly where you are even when others tire waiting and watching with you. But be of good cheer friend. Your situation is a perfect platform for GOD to step right in and show you that He is your Friend and that He will never fail you. Abraham STAGGERED NOT in unbelief but he believed GOD and GOD called Abraham His friend.
While navigating through your turbulently raging and painful season, anchor yourself, cling to, and hang on to the threads of faith in GOD's Word. Keep going. Because when you look back, it'll be because He wants to show you that you were walking on water while everyone else was still in the boat. GOD will be your friend and see you through to the end. ~2019 Narda Goodson, Daily Doses of Gospel PiLLs
#turbulence #seas #RagingStorms #tomb #Lazarus #faith #PainfulSeasons #DarkSeasons #WatchingAndPraying #Gethsemane #ThePressingPlace #fellowship #friends #FriendOfGod #Abraham #DaughtersOfSarah #FatherOfFaith #SleepOn
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Romans 4:20 - He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
Galatians 3:9 - So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
The Cocoon of Life
|Posted on March 23, 2019 at 10:25 AM||comments (104)|
If we are not #careful, we can become #confused in the season of our tight places. The #constriction, #confinement, and the intense #closing and pressing in from every side #can make one feel like they've been forgotten or even a #castaway. To add to this burden, many people, in good #conscience, will attempt to sum up and even rationalize reasons about your #crisis.
We never know what GOD is doing and why people are where they are. If it wasn't because I had my own personal relationship and encounters with GOD, I would have gone off-track and insane following or listening to some of the #counsel people had to offer.
Your metamorphosis, hanging upside down while harnessing to the only thread that can keep you from falling to the ground encounter is a #crucial lesson you will have to pass through. This lesson #carries with it valuable treasures that prepares you to soar into your transitional stage. But you must learn to sit still long enough to hear from Heaven, endure the encasing hardship, and learn to depend solely on GOD.
If we #controlled every aspect of our lives, we wouldn't need to grow, we wouldn't need the LORD, and we surely wouldn't come to know Him as the Rescuing, Delivering GOD that He is.
In the valleys, the desert, the wilderness, and in the pits of life is where we encounter the redeeming power of #Christ and experience the miracle of His might not the mountain top. For it is in the valley that He restores the soul. ~2019 Narda Goodson
*And yes, that is my face in the video ��.
#StayEncouraged #ValleyEncounters #metamorphosos #YouWillSoonSpreadYourWingsAndFly #cocoon #TheCocoonOfLife #butterfly #caterpillar
An Open Heaven
|Posted on March 17, 2019 at 10:20 AM||comments (131)|
As I remain in my prayer closet, in the Spirit, I see the fire of GOD pouring out of the Heavens. It is pouring down on those whose hearts and hands are lifted up in total surrender. Total surrender to His will and His way.
I see pockets of Heaven's portals raining down and breathing upon His sons and daughters. I hear the Spirit of the LORD say do not be afraid of the Refiners Fire. For I am pouring my Holy Fire upon your head to refine and purge you. Yes, you are the sacrifice and I am blowing away the chaff and the ashes so that my glory can manifest in and through My purified vessels. This is a sanctification and consecration process all taking place in preparation for your next shift.
May the Holy Spirit calm and comfort your heart. It is easy to lose heart when things are burning in your life. David wrote in Psalm 25 and verses 1-3: "Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. 3 Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause."
The battle of the believers are already won. But it is in the Spirit that you must grab a hold of this truth first. Then by faith, pull it into the atmosphere of the physical realm. It's not by might nor by power but by the Spirit of the Living GOD. Be encouraged. Your GOD is near! ~2019 Narda Goodson
#iScribe #PropheticScribes #fire #RefinersFire #ByYourSpiritGod
Are the Undercurrents of Life Sweeping You Away?
|Posted on March 15, 2019 at 5:00 AM||comments (115)|
Some of you are in a really dark place in your journey. You have become overwhelmed, worrisome, and fearful because you can feel as it would be the undercurrents of life sweeping you away into an even darker, gloomier dungeon. When you look to the left. CLOSED! When you look to the right. NOT AVAILABLE! When you look behind you! CANCELED! And when you look in front of you. IMPOSSIBLE!
Be still! The LORD is Strong and Mighty. And it will be in the midnight hour of your praise that He will show up. Be encouraged and LOOK UP! GOD is about to break the chains that are keeping you tied up, bound up, shut down, and disabled. GOD is there with you and He will not fail you. Just open your mouth and give Him praise right in the midst of it. Those shackles are about to break in Jesus' Name! When it happens, don't forget to testify and give GOD the praise! ~2019 Narda Goodson
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Acts 16:25-26 - 24 On receiving this order, he placed them in the inner cell and fastened their feet in the stocks. 25About midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. 26Suddenly a strong earthquake shook the foundations of the prison. At once all the doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.
#BreakingChains #shackles #bondage #praise #1819
The Den of Lions
|Posted on March 15, 2019 at 12:05 AM||comments (103)|
I love the story of Daniel. Yes, Daniel in the den of lions. Notice that the text reads "the den of lions" in Daniel 6:16 - "Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions". If it had read "the lion's den", it would have taken on an important meaning - that the den belonged to the lions.
But here is an important truth in this small group of words that have given the enemy so much power. GOD owns everything and nothing belongs to any of us unless given to us by the LORD Himself. Whatever den your enemies have prepared for you or cast you in, remember, GOD is the owner of the den and He has the final say on what takes place in it. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#1419 #IWillNotBow #DenOfLions #Daniel
The Colliding of Two Dimensions
|Posted on March 14, 2019 at 10:10 PM||comments (389)|
Our days of attempting to adjust GOD into our own lifestyle and believing that's enough is coming to an end. GOD is calling us to obedience. He is calling us to a higher place. He is calling us to conform into His image, which means our lifestyle lines up with His Word, not the other way around as many are trying to invoke GOD's blessing on "stuff" and "ways" He has said must go.
Prayer: Father, I pray the deception on our fleshy perception comes to subjection under holy inspection. May GOD's purging fire bring about a righteous disconnection that will sever the misdirection in the intellection.
Holy Spirit bring death on the infection that keeps us bound to weakness and temptation. For the fruit of it yields rotten imperfection and keeps us back so that we cannot truly experience the freedom and power Christ brought through His resurrection.
We cannot serve you and the world at the same time. For the two dimensions collide. But if Christ reigns in me then there must be an internal objection that stands guard against that which would bring spiritual corruption and contamination to my soul. I must not allow rejection to godly correction. And so, today, I yield. In Jesus' name! ~2018 Narda Goodson, Songs of Narda
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Hebrews 3:13,15 - But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.
#1819 #LifeStyle #compromising #sin #conforming #ConformingIntoChristsImage
Strength Perfected In Weakness
|Posted on March 14, 2019 at 6:45 PM||comments (201)|
GOD will use the weakest part of who we are to accomplish missions and assignments we could never complete on our own. In ourselves, we can do nothing, but through Him, we can accomplish all that He's laid out for us to do. Either we believe Him or we don't. LORD, I believe! ~2019 Narda Goodson
Scriptures to Meditate on:
2 Corinthians 12:9-10
9But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me. 10That is why, for the sake of Christ, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
#iCan #Because #HeIs #iBelieve #HaveFaith #MustardSeedFaith
Painfully But Beautifully Broken
|Posted on March 14, 2019 at 5:40 PM||comments (285)|
It's a painful thing when GOD #blesses you, then #breaks you like #bread to then serve you to the world like a #buffet. To be used by GOD we must be #broken. ~2019 Narda Goodson
#PainfullyBroken #BreadOfLife #TheFinishedWorkIsGlorious
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Matthew 14:19 - And He instructed the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, He spoke a blessing. Then He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
Killing the Enemy IN-AH-ME
|Posted on March 14, 2019 at 5:15 PM||comments (1020)|
We need to kill the enemy within. Mute those #deathly, #discouraging, #doubting, #despairing sounds. #Discouragement and #depression cannot #dwell, abide, and live in where there is an active atmosphere of the Holy Spirit. With the Presence of the Word of GOD inundating the air, it is impossible! The head gear given to us in Ephesians 6, which is the Helmet of Salvation, is your #defense when the enemy IN-AH-ME and IN-AH-YOU (said in my JamaRican accent :D) #desires to #detrack and #derail you off your faith course. Put on the mind of Christ. That is how you #defeat your foe! ~2019 Narda Goodson
Scriptures to Meditate on:
2 Corinthians 10:4-5 - 4The weapons of our warfare are not the weapons of the world. Instead, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5We tear down arguments, and every presumption set up against the knowledge of God; and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
#deliverance #WhatDidGodSay #ThoughLife #MindBondage #SpiritualWarfare #HelmetOfSalvation #TheWordOfGodSetsFree #FreeFromAnyAddiction #YouDontNeedDrugs #YouNeedAGospelPiLL
The Glamor and Gift Does Not Equal Glory
|Posted on March 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM||comments (430)|
Do not be deceived by the #glamor and the #gifting because many hearts and private thrones have become filled with the sacrificed #goats from the #god of this world.
It is feign #grandeurism at its peak. Simulated postures of false humility drinking from the pompous cups of the "supposed" prestigious notabilities of "the this and the that" but it has absolutely nothing to do with Me, says the LORD.
They #gloat. Having #great professions of tongue; a form of #godliness but inwardly lack the practice of that which separates the sheep from the goats - holiness; for without holiness, no man shall see GOD. And it is only Christ's Blood that has the power to forgive and make clean.
My children hear My Voice but in rebellion have refused to come up to the mountain to meet with Me. They refuse to leave the world and walk in ways that honor the call and #glorifies the One who's called them. Instead, they choose to dance around the ancient #golden calf.
The golden calf are idols birthed and then forged out of their very own burning desires, and now, others have been swept away in their own enticement to congregate and practice in the orgies of familiar flesh.
Drawn away are the imprudent whose eyes are found #gazing at the #glitz of the stars and whose hearts are deceitfully drawn by the pull of their #grandiosity and opulence. They have slowly drifted their eyes off of Me for craving what they have seen and now it has left them chasing the winds of the Babylonian #garment.
Learn to discern the voice of Heaven by the Holy #Ghost.
The #garment is deceiving. The garment of the flesh must die daily. It must be laid on the altar for purification. It cannot hold hands to caress, kiss, and rendezvous with the world. GOD is send His warning and calling His people out.
People will know you've been with GOD because the #glory of GOD's #glow falls on His own. Daniel Chapter 12 and Verse 3 says: And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.
For the righteous, his fruit #grows from within and then spreads without only because it has been in the #glory of GOD's rain. The Holy Presence of GOD and His Word is a holy covering that purifies and empowers the walk of the set apart life and it yields fruit unto #godliness. And for the consecrated life that burns continually on the altar before the LORD, when it is consumed, the incense rises before the King as a sweet smelling aroma.
The ignited life of the believer will always radiate and point the way toward righteousness. It ALWAYS points Jesus as the Way, the Truth, and the Life. It will always speak of the only begotten Son of GOD, anything else is false! Hear ye Him! He that has an ear let him hear what the Spirit is speaking to the His people the church. ~2019 Narda Goodson, Daily Doses of Gospel PiLLs
Scriptures to Meditate on:
Proverbs 26:23 - Like #glaze covering an earthen vessel are burning lips and a wicked heart.
Matthew 23:28 - In the same way, on the outside you appear to be righteous, but on the inside you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.
Matthew 7:14-16 - 14 But small is the gate and narrow the way that leads to life, and only a few find it. 15 Beware of false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 By their fruit you will recognize them.