February is a ‘turning month”! I kept hearing this over and over in my spirit for the past month. It was confirmed this past weekend in Canada. I had a glorious time of refreshing. Thanks, God, for this Holy Spirit ordained trip from start to finish. My journey in February is a creative journey, step by step, led by Holy Spirit into a personal breakthrough in life, going from glory to glory, faith to faith.
A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. (Proverbs 16:9 NKJVS)
In my other blog posts and other blog posts, and still other blog posts about Holy Spirit led movement, I have discussed how our lives are creative expressions of His rhema word to us – His word in which we live, move and have our being. So, as God said, “February is a turning month”, I must first acknowledge I hear His voice prophetically and then I respond to His voice with obedience to walk in the reality of that word, step by step, revealed and laid out by Holy Spirit. That is called Prophetic Lifestyle and it is our Christian life.
So, this journey led me to Canada for the past 5 days – Calgary to be exact – where I spend it with a good friend Theora. (By the way, Wooo-hooo, congrats for that gold win in the Olympics in hockey.) From stepping off the plane, I acknowledged that God was totally ‘in’ this trip, since He ordained it, so instead of trying to figure out the plans and direct my own steps, we simply followed Holy Spirit, in the rest of God, with eyes wide open to see and ears wide open to hear.
There was a woven thread through each meeting, each venue, each outing – Holy Spirit was that woven thread that was simply saying “Look, watch, observe and listen. I will confirm what I have been speaking to your heart.” And it happened. Here is a few examples.
Theora takes a great art class and so I attended and just sat in the back. At the end of the class, I began to see by Holy Spirit, that Sharon, the teacher, seemed out of sorts, a bit down and perhaps a bit discouraged. That sense led into a vision where I saw her changing her medium in art to a more vibrant style. So in laying on of hands, prophesying over her, encouraging and challenging her, she received the word with joy and gladness. I gave out of my spirit on this journey, breaking the attempt of the enemy to keep me silent. The turning was in process. Turning from years of living in a cave, to breaking out to BE in Christ, fulfilling destiny and purpose.
Our steps also led us to a particular home meeting where the leader had a specific word that shot like an arrow into my spirit, healing, restoring and renewing me as people laid hands on me, breaking years of ‘stuff’ that had built up in my life. It is indeed a ‘turning month”.
In a conference we attended while there, one of the first things the speaker said was that this “February is said to be a ‘turning month’ by many prophets!’ Over and over things like this happened. So, you see, I walked in the reality of the word given to me by Holy Spirit. And this is Holy Spirit Christianity – moving and living in the Spirit! My creative expression lived in His Word to me, and I moved out in obedience to see that Word to me come alive. The Living Word of Christ restored years that were dull and lackluster, placing me in His way, turning me to see that His promises to me and to you are real, true and alive in Christ. More coming………..
In Christ, Debra Westbrook
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