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 forward, 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 will 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 into God’s purpose and plan. 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 into your purpose and plan for my life. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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

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

  1. Lord, I thank You this morning for this devotional message πŸ™ŒπŸ½ This message was truly for meπŸ™ŒπŸ½ I am moving forward, and not looking backπŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah, Praise God.πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I am moving forward for the purpose and plan that You, God has PREORDAINED for my lifeπŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I was struggling with a situation, and I asked You God to give me confirmation πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah, Praise God πŸ™ŒπŸ½ and when I read this devotion this morning, I knew it was You God telling me, to press on forward toward Your plan for my life πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’πŸ’ƒπŸ».. I was holding myself back because of fear, and not truly being obedience to You God, only to realize , it was the trick of the enemy., That was trying to Ave a strong hold on my life, and keep me from doing Your will, Lord πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah, Praise God πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Lord, You allowed me to see You in front of me, and destruction, and stress and hardship, and sin behind meπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’ I had to make a choice to move forward, are be left behindπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’, My choice is You LordπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’ Please, Heavenly Father I prayπŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’ Help me move forward in the right directions, πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½ making the right decisionsπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½ and doing You will for my lifeπŸ™ŒπŸ½ I want to live my life to it’s fullest potentials, that is pleasing in God’s eye sightπŸ™ŒπŸ½ I want to walk by Faith and not by SIGHTπŸ™ŒπŸ½ Give me the Strength and Courage to keep moving ForwardπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’ͺπŸ½πŸ’ƒ I know Lord, I can not become stagnated, and remain in the same place.πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’ HALLELUJAH πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I rebuke the enemies and the bad spirits in the mighty name of JESUS πŸ™ŒπŸ½ HALLELUJAH PRAISE GOD πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Jesus, continue to cover me in Your blood as I move forwardπŸ™ŒπŸ½ accepting Your call for my lifeπŸ™ŒπŸ½ even if that means I will lose people that are apart of my life on this journey, but, not lose my SOUL, because I choose to make You my first Choice. I am pressing FORWARD πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I TRUST YOU LORD, Hallelujah πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Lord,I TOTALLY SURRENDER UNTO YOU πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Lord, I say YES, TO YOUR WILL, NOT MY WILL, ARE THE WILLS OF OTHERS, BUT, YOUR WILL. πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ˜’ these are the thing I pray for, bless my whole family and their families πŸ™ŒπŸ½ bless my church family and their families πŸ™ŒπŸ½ and continue to bless me, πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Bless the DOTK Ministry, and all my sister’s and brothers in CHRIST and their families πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Amen and AmenπŸ™ŒπŸ½β™₯οΈπŸ™πŸ½β™₯️ Charlotte

    1. Amen! This spoke to me as well. God’s Word is always on time because it IS ALIVE.

      I too was dealing with a situation about sin in my life and the feeling like I just can’t get disciplined like I was before. But I know that no matter how long it takes, I will keep getting back up but it does get discouraging.

      I was talking to God earlier this morning and I said β€œGod please help me get disciplined in my life again. Take me higher than before. Further than before. Carry me. I know you will strengthen me and I know you won’t let me fall. Help me Father.”

      An hour later I got a notification from DOK. I read it and I can’t say I was surprised because God never ceases to amaze me. And cater to our needs so very intimately. I don’t have any friends. I’ve lost them all on my journey. And I’m okay with that. I know that I know that at the end of this race there Jesus will be standing to greet me and tell me β€œgood job” β€œwell done faithful servant.” Those are the words I long to what more than anything else and I thank God. That He will never leave nor forsake us. He will always go back for that ONE lost sheep. Always.

      1. Yes, yes, yesπŸ™ŒπŸ½ Amen..I was dealing with a situation, didn’t know what to do, I FASTED and I prayed and asked God to give me confirmation, show me a sign, let me know I am making the right choices, and when I read this devotional message this morning, πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ˜’πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’― it was confirmation for me, to let go of the past, stop trying to please people, even if it means You may feel like You are all along, but, God promise me He would never ever leave me are forsake me.πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ˜’ Praise God πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I was no longer going to allow the enemy to work in my life πŸ™ŒπŸ½, keeping me held back from doing God’s will and purpose for my lifeπŸ™ŒπŸ½ I had to let go of the past, and press on toward my futureπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ˜’ I now know in my ❀️ heart, I have made the correct decision πŸ™ŒπŸ½ Hallelujah, Praise God πŸ™ŒπŸ½ God gets all the GLORYYYYYY πŸ™ŒπŸ½ I am just Blessed and happy , He choose meπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ˜’πŸ™πŸ½ THANK YOU JESUS πŸ™ŒπŸ½ it not about me are nobody else, it’s about the LORD πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½β€οΈ I HAVE CLARITY, CONFIRMATION, AND A BETTER PIECE OF MIND . I TRUST GOD, I LOVE GOD, AND I THANK HIM FIR HIS GRACE AND MERCY πŸ™ŒπŸ½ AND CONTINUING TO COVER ME WITH HIS HOLY SPIRITπŸ˜’πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ™πŸ½ NOBODY IS MAD, BUT THE DEVILπŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ God is ALIVE, AND HE DWELL IN MY SOULπŸ™ŒπŸ½ I AM MOVING FORWARD, AND NOT LOOKING BACK. Better Days Are Coming πŸ™ŒπŸ½ YESSSSSSSIR πŸ™ŒπŸ½β™₯️ Charlotte

    2. Amen and hallelujah πŸ™‡β€β™€οΈπŸ’ƒβœŒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ€²πŸ‘β€πŸ’ I am claiming this on my life also! In. Jesus Holy name πŸ˜‡ God bless everyone!!😊πŸ₯°

    3. Amen. And God bless you all. With the love of Jesus in our hearts. I am praying for this in my life also. I have stayed here for years now but I am always talking about moving forward with my life. I have seen some setbacks and confusion around me and this area. Where I. Live. And grew up. I have prayed for so long now. I have been trying to find a way to move fwd and I have battled alot of stuff. I rebuke the enemy and his lies. In. Jesus. Holy. Name. I. Plead the. Precious blood of. Jesus over my eyes n heart. And life. And for everyone else who has been trying to move forward. God. Bless you all. And. again. Amen!!!!πŸ˜‡πŸ™πŸ™β€πŸ™‡β€β™€οΈ

  2. My God my God my God thank you sister Keisha for the morning devotion tears are rolling down my eye is reading this devotion God have your way in my life moving forward with your will and your plan for my future ahead God guide my step everywhere I go in the name of Jesus Amen β€β€β€β€πŸ™πŸ™

  3. Thank YOU my LORD FATHER GOD,” Yes my LORD FATHER GOD,” in JESUS Name AMEN Thank You my Sister’s Kesha Dotk Ministrie GLORY TO GOD.” LOVE and GOD BLESS You All ALOHA Always Sister Chrissy Honolulu Hawai’i πŸ˜™βš˜πŸ’–πŸ”₯πŸ•ŠπŸ’–βš˜πŸ”₯πŸ•ŠπŸ’–βš˜πŸ”₯πŸ•ŠπŸ’–βš˜πŸ”₯πŸ•ŠπŸ’–βš˜πŸ”₯πŸ•Š

  4. Thank you for this devotional. They always speak to me. I really needed to hear this. Thank you God for speaking to me through these people.

  5. Amen and hallelujah πŸ™‡β€β™€οΈπŸ’ƒβœŒπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ€²πŸ‘β€πŸ’ I am claiming this on my life also! In. Jesus Holy name πŸ˜‡ God bless everyone!!😊πŸ₯°

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