What is a man or woman of faith called to do when facing the daunting and rugged mountains of circumstances? The mountains of difficulty are inevitable in life but intimidation should never be an option!
There is power when a believer determines to be bold enough to pray out loud what God has already declared. Tremendous breakthroughs have happened in my life simply because I have audibly and unashamedly prayed the Word God. Hell shakes and heaven applauds when an ordinary man or when an uncommon woman agrees with the will of God by fiercely praying the Word of God.
Recently as I was praying this Scripture, the Lord spoke to me:
"For truly I say to you, if you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. And nothing will be impossible for you" (Matt. 17:20).
The Holy Spirit clearly said to me, "Carol, I am not just moving a single mountain on your behalf, but I am moving a mountain range out of the way of your destiny!"
As I listened to the voice of God in my spirit, I spoke to the unending mountain ranges that have been set stubbornly in my way. I spoke to the mountains of "lack" and of "not enough" and told them to get out of my way in Jesus' name!
I spoke to "Mount Pause" and to "Mount Paralyzed Destiny" and told them to dissolve into the sea.
I spoke to the mountains of "closed doors" and to its twin peak of "discouragement" and declared that they would never again inhibit or prevent my destiny in Christ!
I declared to all of the mountains in that seemingly impassable mountain range that my faith was much larger than a mustard seed and therefore nothing was impossible to me including the removal of dangerous and savage mountain ranges.
As I spoke, I saw a picture of a mountain range literally imploding on itself. As the mountain range disappeared, in my spirit I observed a beautiful, verdant meadow miraculously appearing in its place.
God is moving a mountain range on your behalf! Those mountains that have taunted you for years are now moving out of your way. It's important for you to remember that more than one mountain is moving. An entire range of mountains is dissolving as you declare the Word of God over your circumstances.
The One Who made the mountains of grandeur and beauty is moving the mountains of impossibility and impassability. The One Who created the dynamic beauty of geography and nature is now crucifying the demonic structures that have blocked your view of God's goodness and destiny.
An entire mountain range is moving as you speak His Word!
Carol McLeod is an author and popular speaker at women's conferences and retreats, where she teaches the Word of God with great joy and enthusiasm. Carol encourages and empowers women with passionate and practical biblical messages mixed with her own special brand of hope and humor. She has written five books, including No More Ordinary, Holy Estrogen!, The Rooms of a Woman's Heart and Defiant Joy! Her most recent book, Refined: Finding Joy in the Midst of the Fire, was released last August. Her teaching DVD, The Rooms of a Woman's Heart, won the Telly Award, a prestigious industry award for excellence in religious programming. You can also listen to Carol's "Jolt of Joy" program daily on the Charisma Podcast Network. Connect with Carol or inquire about her speaking to your group at justjoyministries.com.
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