Slow down, my sister!

“But without faith it is impossible to [walk with God and] please Him, for whoever comes [near] to God must [necessarily] believe that God exists and that He rewards those who [earnestly and diligently] seek Him” Hebrews 11:6, Amplified.

I know you’re excited to fulfill your purpose, but God didn’t call you to try to accomplish everything in a year. God wants to make you rich in experiences. He is showing you how to have a life that is abundant. In the world today, we are mostly in a hurry. We are busy people, constantly pursuing, attaining, and launching. We accomplish one feat and then we are on to the next one with no time set apart to process what God just did or to receive clear instructions from Him. We become like Joshua at the Battle of Ai. After God delivered the city of Jericho into his hands in grand style, he assumed the city of Ai would be no different. He didn’t seek God for His plan or His instructions and was chased down the mountain by the men he and his army went in to defeat—their hearts melting like water. After the public humiliation, he cried out to God and He gave Him instructions and the victory.

The secret to success in God is in our constantly seeking Him. He tells us that when we diligently seek Him, we shall be rewarded. Our reward is victory. Our reward is Him being glorified in our lives. So let’s slow down my sister. Do we want busy or do we want effective? Do we want to constantly try our own methods, or do we want a sweatless anointing that glorifies God? I believe, if you’re like me, you want effectiveness. You want God to be glorified in everything you set out to do by His grace. You want total victory. You want to please Him and the only thing that pleases Him is our faith, which comes by hearing what He wants you to do and doing it—nothing more, nothing less.

Prayer: Yes, Father, I hear you loud and clear. I love doing what you’ve called me to do, but help me to slow down and receive instructions from you. Help me to do nothing in my own ability. I am desperately and hopelessly dependent upon you. I want effectiveness, not busy. I want victory and for you to be glorified. Help me to consistently seek you and not lean to my own understanding. Thank you for this precious blessing. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

(Read Joshua chapters 7-8)

10 thoughts on “Slow down, my sister!”

  1. Slow down is exactly what God spoke to me in prayer
    He said Be Still
    I was so anxious of the fast for the day my mind was going 50 and thoughts kept flooding my prayers out
    When Father said slow down Be still
    Take my hand and sit with me
    Lay your head in my lap and rest
    Let me do it let me show you the plans I have for this day I created for you
    I created for you
    Yes I am so quick to get up and run to see what’s next instead of focusing like you said yesterday as well
    I need to focus on the areas Father wants to set me free from
    If I am so quick to move forward I will miss the up rooting process and the weeds will grow back
    It’s a process that Gods timing is perfect
    Thank you for being faithful to The true living God and His word and the souls He has placed before you
    Fasting this day is what He has for me to fast not my agenda
    And it’s slow down
    Thank you
    Have a blessed day

  2. Gm thank be to God for this 🔥 word that I receive in me! I’m going to continue to pray lean and understand what the lord is going to do in my life! Conformation my lord! Thanks dotk woman of God be blessed!

  3. My God my God my God thank you Father God but delivering disposed to give this ministry tears are falling down my eyes reading this devotion praise God hallelujah slowing down listening to hear a word from you Father God guide me slowing down being patient resting in your word deliver me Glory Hallelujah thank you Father God for allowing my sister to deliver this devotion from hearing from you Father God encouraging all the readers and myself I’ll continue to pray and read your word and trust you Father God in the name of Jesus I can truly say better days are ahead glory to God thank you for allowing me to connected to the Believers that’s walking with you in encouraging one another Father I believe there’s a shift being and it’s coming in your timing would trust the Lord at all time and pray continually Glory Hallelujah bless this ministry in the name of Jesus again I say 🙏🏽 🙌🏽My God oh yes I’m slowing down continue help me to hear your words clearly and listen to move with you Thank you Thank you Thank you God💞🙌🏽

  4. There could not be a better prophetic word release for me. I accept, believe and receive it. Thank you Sis. Kesha. Blessings, Shalom and Agape. 🙏🏽❤🙏🏽❤🙏🏽

  5. This is such a great anointed word sister! God bless you and all of us daughters of the King in all our ways when we set out to please Him with our faith and slow down to take heed to His instructions, and keeping an open ear and discernment with every decision we make. Glory to God!

  6. This word!!! Thanks…

    In total alignment with my prayer earlier to seek His face b4 decision-making…plus need 2 slow down in my journey to be in His perfect timing and not just rushing towards my goal just to keep moving!!

    Blessings and continued guidance, Sis!!

  7. Yes my LORD” i want effectiveness. I want victory to glorify YOU I Believe I receive i come in agreement with Your Servant my Sister Kesha Dotk Ministrie GLORY TO YOU my GOD” & KING. In “JESUS Name: AMEN ,❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤⚘❤

  8. Father, thank You for Your instructions as I wait on You to make it plain. Father God, that I will seek You will my whole heart as I press forward to walking in the calling You plan for my life. Knowing that You are “The Rewarder!” 🙌🙌🙌🙌
    May You get the glory from my life. In Jesus Christ Name. Amen.

    Sister Kesha, another devotional always on time. Thank you for as you are blessed, you bless others(us).💐🙏❤️

  9. This is a nice relaxing post altho I hope it ain’t an excuse for me to be lazy. Nvm “Do we want busy or do we want effective?”

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