Ready to move with Dad (Resting)

I have been asked a few questions about how to be ready for what Dad is beginning to do.
This is not a definitive study just a few key thoughts and scriptures.
I am speaking in a general sense so it can apply to many levels.

1) Rest

2) Listen

3) Hear and hear more

4) Pray it in and walk it out

5) Talk about it

Rest

Resting in Him is not about doing nothing, it is a state of being while doing everything.

This rest is a part of the Life of Jesus inside you. - Mat 11:28 - 30 Come to Me all you who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke on you and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly in heart, and you shall find rest to your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.

It is a place of being still inside and knowing that He is God, He will be exalted among the nations, and He will involve you in everything He can, everything you are ready for. Psalm 46:10

It is a place of waiting on Him in His peace, knowing that fulfillment comes from being involved in what He is doing , not what we engineer and fret over - Isa 40:31 but those who wait on the lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Isa 53:5 But He was wounded for our transgressions; He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was on Him; and with His stripes we ourselves are healed.

It is about not letting ourselves be troubled out of peace - John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ps 37:7 Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him; do not fret yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of him who practices wickedness.

Rest is sourced in the secret place no one can see of continual communion with Him inside you. Psa 91:1 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall rest under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 37:1-11 contains steps of learning to rest.

We have our existence at His feet continually -Isa 66:1 So says the Lord, Heaven is My throne, and earth My footstool.

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Listening

We have the mind of Christ in us to listen to 1Co 2:16 For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct Him? But we have the mind of Christ.

His thoughts and ours run together in a united stream just as with Jesus. This is a oneness of being Jesus prayed for in the garden of Gethsemane. John 17:11 And now I am in the world no longer, but these are in the world, and I come to You, Holy Father. Keep them in Your name, those whom You have given Me, so that they may be one as We are.

Listening while resting in Him inside is important because His thoughts in our minds are almost indistinguishable from our thoughts.

He is completely secure in who He is and doesn’t particularly mark His ownership of His thoughts, so they sound like oursPsa 139:18 How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How great is the sum of them! If I should count them, they are more than the sand; when I awake, I am still with You.

Ways to intensify listening include resting, waiting, walking in nature, in prayer for a situation we “know” what to pray for. .....Q what helps you listen? Identify all the ways you have learned to listen to Him. (I know of 150)

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Hear and hear more.

Hearing is a further extension of listening. Hearing is listening and taking it in by going over it, considering changes we can make and the impact of what we listened to. It is not enough to just listen. Hearing involves doing something about it. We change our ways to align with what He says. Change our thinking and acceptances to align with what He says.

Luke 8:15 -18

Luke 8:18 Therefore be careful how you hear. For whoever has, to him shall be given; and whoever has not, from him shall be taken even that which he seems to have.

Hearing is a process with further listening attached.

More hearing comes as we do so, re-involving our minds and hearts with what came as we listened. Hearing happens first on a mental level and then on a heart level, transition speed depending on the strength of what we listened to.

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Pray it in and walk it out

Prayer is conversation, it is also “leaning on His breast”. Matt 6:6 (closet )  
Prayer is also speaking into existence what we have heard. First on a personal level, then in a wider sense

Our Dad does not expect you to do this alone. But with His involvement.

Vision must be prayed into place, often with strong prayer including “groaning”. Rom 8:26,27

Walking it out. As belief takes hold we naturally incorporate what we have heard into all of our daily life. 1 John 2:6 “Walk as He walked”. Walking it out includes resisting devilish thoughts either directly into our minds or through man to hold to what we heard and see it come to pass. Delighting in Him Psalm 37 is a powerful way to walk it out that resists unbelief attacks.

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Talk about it. Many of us talk vision in a public sense before it is spoken and prayed into place. I have found that to be a mistake. The time to “preach” vision is when it is birthed in and through you and a part of who you are, not a “good idea” that can be modified by the will of man and devils.  Until that time Dad will encourage you through others with prophecy and words of knowledge.

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Continuing - Continue to call in provision of all kinds according to all He has said to you and see vision built as He gives the steps.
Psa 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord; and He delights in his way.
Psa 37:24 Though he fall, he shall not be cast down; for the Lord upholds his hand.

Michael Arndt 24/03/2016