1 Peter 5:7 (TPT) Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for he always tenderly cares for you.

Beloved, release all that is not serving you. For I desire that you would flourish and have abundant life. Just as a gardener pulls weeds and prunes to allow his plants to flourish to their fullest, so you must do for yourself. I AM fully able to take on the things that weigh on you, and to strengthen you to release all that is no longer needed.

So whether there are patterns of thought (like worry or fear), or patterns of behavior (like taking on responsibilities you have not been called to or that belong to someone else), or even physical patterns (like clutter that distracts you and steals your focus); whatever it may be that is holding you back from more growth, release it now. For you are worth cultivating and tending. You are dearly loved and valuable beyond measure, so cherish yourself accordingly.

Live a Life of Obedience and Praise

1 Peter 2:9 (VOICE) But you are a chosen people, set aside to be a royal order of priests, a holy nation, God’s own; so that you may proclaim the wondrous acts of the One who called you out of inky darkness into shimmering light.

Beloved, all the supernatural, all My fingerprints throughout the earth serve one purpose, to demonstrate who I AM and to bring Me glory. It is not that I’m in need of you pumping up My ego, but rather that all must know – truly know and understand – who I AM that they might choose wisely and align with Me and the way of right.

By your words and actions, demonstrate who your God is and that I AM worthy because I AM God. Live a life of obedience and praise that all may see how I respond as My hand is clearly manifested in your life. Continue reading “Live a Life of Obedience and Praise”

Be Holy as I AM Holy

1 Peter 2:9 (VOICE) But you are a chosen people, set aside to be a royal order of priests, a holy nation, God’s own…

Beloved, I picked you, and I called you My own. You’ve been set apart for My good purpose. Refuse to resent the space between you and those steeped in the world, for if you were united with them you wouldn’t be set apart for Me.

Be holy as I AM holy. Resist the urge to compromise what I’ve called you to. If you want to be part of building My Kingdom, you must yield to My plans. So embrace your set-apartedness, and be ready for more of Me. Continue reading “Be Holy as I AM Holy”

Sweet Spiritual Sacrifices

1 Peter 2:5 (VOICE) Like living stones, let yourselves be assembled into a spiritual house, a holy order of priests who offer up spiritual sacrifices that will be acceptable to God through Jesus the Anointed.

Beloved, I know that cultivating harmony comes at a cost. It requires laying down your pride and walking in humility. It means setting aside your agenda and being patient. It means resisting the urge for frustration or anger and instead being long-suffering and kind.

Laying down your fleshly responses in favor of ones that please Me are sacrifices I take note of. They are pleasing to Me. They show your willingness to align with My priorities instead of your own, and that is beautiful to Me. Offerings such as these are sweet spiritual sacrifices, and they are wholly pleasing to Me. Continue reading “Sweet Spiritual Sacrifices”

Cultivate Harmony

1 Peter 2:5 (VOICE) Like living stones, let yourselves be assembled into a spiritual house…

Beloved, you are called to be like Me, life-giving and steadfast – your foundation solid in Me. And just as I embody oneness in My godhead, so you must embody oneness in the Body of Christ. This requires unity. This requires intentionally cultivating harmony.

You are called to be known by your love, and when you walk in that love it creates a safe place for those in need. My Body should be that safe place – their unity should create that spiritual house for people in need of a touch from heaven to gather. So be intentional to cultivate harmony, and reflect Me. Continue reading “Cultivate Harmony”

Chosen and Precious

1 Peter 2:4 (VOICE) Come to Him—the living stone—who was rejected by people but accepted by God as chosen and precious.

Beloved, though men may reject My Anointed One, I have not, for we are one. Men’s rejection did not change His value or His call. It did not disqualify Him from operating in His anointing. Nor did it inhibit His connection to Me.

If My Son was rejected by men and is beloved and accepted by Me, then why need you concern yourself over the acceptance or rejection of men? You too are chosen and precious. So embrace that knowledge, and walk in the fullness of all you’ve been called to. Continue reading “Chosen and Precious”

Steadfast and Life-Giving

1 Peter 2:4 (VOICE) Come to Him—the living stone…

Beloved, I AM YHVH Cela – the Lord your Rock, and Chay Elohim – the Living God. Like the water that came forth from the rock in the desert to sustain the lives of the Israelites, so my steadfast life-giving flow sustains you still today.

So come to Me. Dwell with Me. Connect with what I AM doing in the earth, for I AM building the Kingdom. And as you move with Me, you get to be part of something bigger than yourself – something beautiful and holy, something that is glorious. So look to Me, and trust Me to be steadfast and true. Continue reading “Steadfast and Life-Giving”

My Love Knows No Bounds

1 Peter 3:8 (NIV) Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.

Beloved, My love knows no bounds. I do not discriminate or withhold My love from any who reach for Me. I love all of My creation – those who know Me, and those who don’t. I bring rain and sun on both the righteous and the unrighteous. I AM generous with My goodness.

If you are made in My image and are called to be like Me, then you also should love without restraint. It is beautiful to see My children love without bias or discrimination – for them to love unconditionally without judgment. For the world knows much of judgment, but not enough of love and mercy.

Therefore, extend it to all – give it as though it is a gift for Me, because it is. Your generosity of spirit is a sweet offering before My throne because I love to see My children love like Me.

Note: this Prophetic Nugget was featured on a Lunchtime Live on the Dyed4you Ministries Facebook page. You can watch a recording of the livestream by visiting: Lunchtime Live: Deliberate Unity

Dwelling Place

1 Peter 2:5 (TPT) Come and be his “living stones” who are continually being assembled into a sanctuary for God. For now you serve as holy priests, offering up spiritual sacrifices that he readily accepts through Jesus Christ.

Beloved, present yourself as a living offering. Be part of My holy temple – a dwelling place for My Spirit. Welcome Me, even as I welcome you into My presence – that we might be one. United in thought and purpose. 

And from this place of unity, work in unison with Me and act on My behalf. Be prompted by My Spirit – a holy priest, ordained by Me. To effectively and rightly represent Me, you must first know Me and be known by Me. So dwell in My presence, and be indwelt by Me.

Exult in Me Throughout the Nations

Romans 5:2 (NASB) …and we exult in hope of the glory of God.

Beloved, find exuberant joy in hope – the hope of Me and of My glory. Exult in Me throughout the nations. May your praise abound in all the earth. For I AM worthy of all honor and praise, so let your hope rest in Me. 

Glory in the peace that hope in Me brings. Allow that confident assurance to shine forth in your countenance that those who see you might see and ask about about the foundation of your hope. This way your hope in Me isn’t simply your own bedrock, but also a beacon to all. Continue reading “Exult in Me Throughout the Nations”