I Am With You

 

Do not fear
for I am with you

I will multiply you
for Abraham’s sake

and as others see
My blessing on you

a covenant with you
they’ll make.

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The One who blessed Isaac is with me.

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“And the LORD appeared to him the same night and said, ‘I am the God of your father Abraham; do not fear. For I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants for My servant Abraham’s sake.”

“But they said, ‘We have certainly seen that the LORD is with you. So we said, “Let there now be an oath between us, between you and us; and let us make a covenant with you . . .” ‘ “

“You are now the blessed of the LORD.”

Genesis 26:24,28,29. NKJV

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You Shall Be A Blessing

 

You are blessed
to be a blessing

I will make
your name great

in all the ways
that really matter

trust Me
and walk by faith.

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I am a blessing for You are with me.

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“Get out of your country, from your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you.”

“I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing.”

“I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

Genesis 12:1,2,3. NKJV

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Psalm 3 Selah

 

You, O Lord
are a shield for me

when the enemy
surrounds

lifting my head
and sustaining me

in You
my blessing’s found.

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I can pause to evaluate my situation and who You are in it, for You are with me.

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“Lord, how they have increased who trouble me! Many are they who rise up against me.”

“Many are they who say of me, ‘There is no help for him in God.’ “

“But You, O LORD, are a shield for me, my glory and the One who lifts up my head.”

“I lay down and slept; I awoke, for the LORD sustained me.”

“Salvation belongs to the LORD. Your blessing is upon Your people.” Selah

Psalm 3:1,2,3,5,8. NKJV

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(For the next two weeks I will be writing from the first 12 Selah Psalms as I do the Selah Moments – Sacred Pauses For Your Soul bible study by Aimee Walker and The Joyful Life Co.)

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You Are A Blessing

 

I will save you
to be a blessing

do not fear
let your hands be strong

speaking the truth
to one another

letting justice and peace
take the place of wrong.

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You are with me so I am a blessing.

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“And it shall come to pass that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you, and you shall be a blessing. Do not fear, let your hands be strong.”

“These are the things you shall do: speak each man the truth to his neighbor; give judgement in your gates for truth, justice, and peace;”

“let none of you think evil in your heart against your neighbor; and do not love a false oath. For all these are things that I hate.”

Zechariah 8:3,16,17 NKJV

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I Will Bless You

 

Consider now
from this time forward

how it has been
and now will be

how I will send you
blessing upon blessing

when you turn and walk
close with Me.

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You are with me and will bless me.

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“Consider now from this day forward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, from the day that the foundation of the LORD’S temple was laid – consider it:”

“Is the seed still in the barn? As yet the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate and the olive tree have not yielded fruit. But from this day forward I will bless you.”

Haggai 2:18,19 NKJV

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Every Blessing

 

In love
before You

holy
without blame

spiritually
blessed

bearing
Your name.

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I am blessed with every spiritual blessing, for You are with me.

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“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ, “

“just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love . . .”

Ephesians 1:3,4 NKJV

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Sovereigness

 

You always know
what is coming

You always know
what happens next

and I can rest
in the blessing

of Your awesome
Sovereigness.

You establish what happens next.

“And he said to me, ‘This is the place where the priests shall boil the trespass offering and the sin offering, and where they shall bake the grain offering . . .’ “. Ezekiel 46:20 NKJV

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A Well Of Life

 

 

The work of your hands
leads to life
and your mouth
is a living well

feeding many
and giving a drink
of the Good News
that you tell.

A laid down life has an everlasting foundation.

“The mouth of the righteous is a well of life. The labor of the righteous leads to life. The lips of the righteous feed many. The blessing of the LORD makes one rich, and He adds no sorrow with it. When the whirlwind passes by, the wicked is no more, but the righteous has an everlasting foundation.” Proverbs 10:11,16,21 NKJV

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Unity

 

How good it is
to dwell in unity
to raise your hands
and bless your Lord

its like precious oil
running down upon you
like dew descending
forevermore.

A laid down life is united with God and His people.

“Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity. It is like the precious oil upon the head , running down on the bead, the beard of Aaron, running down on the edge of his garments. It is like the dew of Hermon, descending upon the mountains of Zion; for there the LORD commanded the blessing – life forevermore.” Psalm 133:1,2,3. NKJV

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From This Day Forward

 

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“Is the seed still in the barn?  As yet the vine, the fig tree, the pomegranate, and the olive tree have not yielded fruit.  But from this day forward I will bless you.”  Haggai 2:19

The people had suffered through drought, blight, mildew and hail.

Thank You, Lord, for helping us move forward into Your blessings as we turn to You.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Seems like it’s been
a tough year here

not much planted
not much fruit

oh let me always
turn forward with You, Lord

watching for the blessings
of new beginnings and shoots.

God bless you from this day forward!

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