My sister, you can’t stay where you are.

“I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14

If you’ve ever seen the Indian Jones movies, you had the main character looking for treasure and being met with all sorts of danger in the process. However, there’s one scene that really stands out to me. It’s when he is crossing over a bridge, and he sees the bridge being destroyed behind him. He runs fast, knowing if he stands still, he will die.

When it comes to obeying God and doing what He’s called you to do, I would like for you to remember this image. See God’s plan and purpose in front of you and destruction behind you, which can be getting caught up in sin, or experiencing unnecessary hardship. My sister, you can’t stay where you are. You’ve got to move forward. If you stand still in fear, doubt and unbelief, you open a door for the enemy to operate in your life. That’s not God’s will for you. It is His will that you have life and life to the full.

Prayer: Thank you, Lord, for speaking directly to my heart. I know I can’t stay where I am. I have to move forward. Help me, Lord. I rebuke any spirit that is keeping me from obeying you, and I yield to you completely. I say yes to your will and choose to move forward. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Read Hebrews 12:1; Proverbs 5:22; Psalm 103:4)

15 thoughts on “My sister, you can’t stay where you are.”

  1. Yes, Lord. I hear You and ask for Your help. Give me wisdom as I move forward.

    Open doors that no one can shut and shut doors that no one can open. Lord please prepare the places You will guide me to. I need You. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

    Blessings, Shalom and Agape

  2. My GOD!! I just want to obey God and keep my eyes on Him. I don’t want to stay where I am not am I going to stay where I am!! I am On In with God!
    God bless You ❤️

  3. Hallelujah, Hallelujah Lord I say yes yes Lord to your will move me in your direction In help me I Obey your will I say yes again in the name of Jesus 🙏🏽 Amen Father God in the name of Jesus Christ again glory to the highest praise 🙌🏽❤

  4. Gracious Father, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, give me the wisdom knowledge comprehension to move forward in my life and not stay where I am, take me to another level by the power of the Holy Spirit in the name Jesus our Lord!

  5. Good Morning Lord,

    Yahweh, I thank you for all you do. I thank you for the peace that you have given me as I try to step in faith into small things in life that usually cause me an immense amount of fear. Lord for the first time in my life I have experienced what your holy word describes as peace that passeth all understanding. I never understood that until these past two weeks. I have had so much on my plate as far as work and wife of the house duties. Some things that have come up are things that I fear the most. And one thing I was asked to do, I just accepted. I normally would have never agreed to do what was asked of me. My first response was just to be bold and do it. Needless to say, I have had so much peace, despite my normal fears of rejection, not enough time, not knowing how to do something or all the other typical fears. I have just had peace that you will help me do it, that people will come in to help me when I need it, and that I will accomplish it at a high level. Lord I thank you for allowing me to experience the peace that passeth all understanding. It’s so amazing when your word comes to life in our life personally. I pray you continue to give me a peace that passeth all understanding while destruction happens behind me due to me moving forward in your purpose in my life. I pray that you continue to make my purpose clear to me and even those around me. I believe I will lay at your feet in great humility, gladness and reverence because I finally know that call on my life with such crystal clear clarity. I can’t wait for that day that I weep at your feet with the gem of knowing what you created me to do on this earth while I have a short amount of time here. I thank you. I thank you. Thank you for giving me imagination and vision back. I love you and continue to trust you.

  6. You know .. it was just yesterday me and my son was watching that film I think it’s the last crusaders with Indiana Jones. And this morning after going home from work I was listening to some gospel by various singers but sister shirley ceasar song … no charge ….have me feeling so emotional and my children were saying mommy you ok? I reply oh yes I feel so so blessed.. I know my saviour is speaking to me and I hope I can live up to the expectation of his grace.. I will follow wherever he leads me.. to god be the glory. His name is worthy to be praised. Hallelujah… Amen..


  8. I say Yes, Completely YES!, to YOUR will!!
    Thank you for sharing this on time and much needed encouraged.

    To God be the glory🙌🏽

  9. Blessed be the name of Yah , the God of Israel….He speaks clearly to us and is please when we obey . Thank you father that I have already left was was behind and moved forward towards the goal you have set before me. May all I do in your name be pleasing and acceptable in your sight in Yeshuas name. Oh blessed I am to be a daughter of the King !

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