New Wine 🍷
For several days now I can hear the Spirit stir my soul—my real dwelling, my treasured home.
He wells within me.
He says He is with me.
He is that I Am.
“I Am that I Am.”
I’m so glad.
He is who He is and with me He is fabulous.
There is strength, courage and valor in His declaration. He knows what speaks to me. Courage and Strength speak strongly, yet sweetly to me.
It is possible to possess both...Strong and Sweet. But it is rare in humans so when you find it, when I find it, I pay attention. But within my Fathers Heart Chambers I find it every single day.
He is my Source.
He is my Continual Companion.
He is my Provider.
He is my Everything.
It is because of how The Holy Spirit is with me that I remain enamored with my obeying His lead.
So His sweet strength has left a flavor on my palate the past few days I can’t shake.
I don’t want to shake.
I love what I have in him.
If people truly knew what was available to them in God—
They would choose more wisely.
So I hear...
I hear it...
This is the Prophetic word for me for this new season my family and I are entering. But if the word is for me, then I know it’s for someone else, too. God heavily used my Voice and my pen. They are not my own. I don’t own them, they own me. Because HE owns me.
Then I think on this...
New wine never goes in old wine skins.
It is placed within the new.
Never pour new wine in old wine skins...
He turns water into wine. He reigns over heaven and earth.
He moves mountains.
I’m pretty sure He can take care of you! He’s gotcha!
New wine can be many things.
But the example I have now is mindsets.
When God does something new. A new season. A new friend. A new job. A new community. New anything—new hope...
It won’t fit in with the old.
You must abandon your former way of thinking.
You can’t have new encounters and victories with old ways of doing things. Old thinking. Old experiences. Old perceptions and expectations.
Out with the old and in with the new!
Some mindsets will carry through. But some are an old comfortable coat that is really just a choke hold keeping you in deleterious thinking. Your expectations must change.
Your level of anticipation must change. Why do you always expect the worst? Why do you believe distrust is better than trust? Old thinking based on experience.
Rest for a moment.
Drink the Father in.
Meditate on Him.
Calm your heart, mind and soul.
What is it?
What’s that thing that is coming to the forefront of your mind as you read this?
That’s the very area God wants to shift and replace old wine skins. But here’s the bonus. Releasing the familiar and comfortable can be difficult. But He is meaning to bring you new wine. So release and allow the Holy Spirit to enter in.
You were never really the one in control anyway.
“Neither do people pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst; the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins…” (Matthew 9:17 NIV)
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