The Language of Authority

As I have been ministering on the book of Nehemiah, and on the subject of, “Authority” over the last two Sunday’s; there is a profound truth that The Holy Spirit is illuminating in my heart. This is how He has phrased it:

“Obedience is the language of Authority…
As you learn to Hear and not just speak in My Presence, you will develop an Intimacy with Me that I can trust to carry My Plans and My Purposes to The Nations, just like Nehemiah did”.

Our ability to discern the Voice of The Father comes from, “Listening to Him”. The more we are still and attentive in, “His Presence”, the more He can share, “His Heart” with us.

Once we understand what, “His Will” is for our lives or for a certain situation that He may assign to us, we can confidently and boldly speak with authority because we are now walking out:

John 12:49 (AMP),
“This is because I have never spoken on My own authority or of My own accord or as self-appointed, but the Father Who sent Me has Himself given Me orders [concerning] what to say and what to tell.”

My prayer precious fellow Saints, is that we all continue to develop an Intimacy with The Father as we together learn that, “Obedience is the language of Authority”.

 

© 2017 Clare Matthews – Boldly For Him. “All Rights Reserved.”

 

Be Strong and Live Free

Inside every one of us is the innate desire to, “Be Strong and Live Free”! Why is this true? The answer may surprise you, especially if you haven’t made Jesus Christ your personal Lord and Savior…It’s true because God Himself created every one of us to, “Be Strong and Live Free”!

You see long before I decided to have a personal relationship with The Lord, ALL I wanted to do was to have a relationship with, “A father”. Frequently locking myself up in a bathroom crying out with tears streaming down my face as a teenager for a “father” that was not present, was all-consuming to me. Amidst the atmosphere of abusive home life, there was little room for freedom, let alone peace or individuality of any kind. I grew distant from my mother, I also developed an intense aversion to, “going to church” on Sunday’s; primarily because of the everyday hypocrisy that I lived in. Therefore, the only type of strength and freedom that I developed growing up was not based on Who God is, because I did not know God, I only knew religion. What was constantly modeled to me was that strength equals control and freedom equals running, as in running away from being controlled and anyone or anything that I could not control.

To this day, that is why, as a Christian and an ordained Minister of The Gospel of Jesus Christ, I have such an intense desire and passion to see people, “Be Strong and Live Free” “Boldly For Him”! The One True God! The God of Genuine Everlasting Relationship. The God of True Strength and True Freedom! Sadly, there are many people full of misconceptions and ideas about the Strength and Freedom we enjoy as a Friend of God. I personally came to realize that by serving in His Kingdom, I found the True Strength and Freedom that I was so desperately crying out for years ago. I know God as my personal Savior through His son Jesus Christ, I also know Him as a “Loving Father” and a “True Loyal Friend”. The Friend that the Bible says in Proverbs 18:24 (b), “Sticks closer than a brother.”

So it is with Great Excitement, Anticipation, Joy, and Expectancy that I offer to you Dear Reader, the opportunity and “The Invitation” to join me on this journey as we together learn how to,
“BE STRONG…..AND LIVE FREE”
“BOLDLY FOR HIM”!

 

© 2017 Clare Matthews – Boldly For Him. “All Rights Reserved.”