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Mourn With those who mourn

‘Mourn with those who mourn’ should be applied to when someone is sharing their burdens and prayer requests with you. It’s happy, faith filled Christians that are most likely to offend in this situation. Love sometimes is best shown through just listening with empathy. Every time someone comes to us with a prayer need we don’t have to give our opinion or unsolicited advise. For starters, unless we are speaking the very words of God in and for that situation we may just be puffed up with pride believing we have all the answers. When someone is trusting us enough to share their heart and struggles with us its important that we show them respect enough to listen in humility and not jump on their position of vulnerability as a captive audience to spout off cliche Christian statements and affirmations or to preach about what they could be doing differently (that we often believe we are already doing better; after all we don’t have the problem they are sharing with us!)

It’s not always pride that motivates this annoying habit; genuine concern, coupled with enthusiasm for the things of God can cause us to blurt out whatever first pops in our head if we are not walking in godly wisdom.

This is not to say God’s Spirit will not nudge us to give a word of knowledge or even correction, but lets begin to take a moment to listen to people’s hearts and bear each others burdens when they are entrusted to us and not immediately jump to the conclusion that a prayer request is automatically an opportunity to council. Pause for a moment before plowing ahead with words and wait for discernment. Then, if the Spirit has a timely word for the person, speak it. Otherwise, remain silent and pray as was requested.

‘After they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned…strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, “Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.”’

-Acts 14:21-22

‘Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Jesus Christ,” said Paul to Timothy in 2 Tim. 2:3.

I believe it is a fallacy that every bit of suffering and setback is due to something we are lacking spiritually speaking. God’s ways are often unfathomable. Lets encourage each other in The Lord. Instruction and rebuke have their place in the body of Christ but I am not so sure that their place is always to be in the moment when someone is hurting or lacking and shares a prayer need. Let’s be compassionate. If we must speak, perhaps a timely word about a situation where we have also been hurting or in need and how God carried us through would be most appropriate and helpful.

A Word to the Wise

Ask the Lord for discernment in relationships. Not everyone is about their Fathers business to bring Him glory. You can love and serve all those that God sends to you, but be selective about who you trust yourself to in friendships and alignments. Not everyone is for you!

Honestly, many people aren’t for anyone but themselves and this doesn’t always reveal itself with blatant selfishness. What to look for in friendships? Those that are faithful to God, not for what He can do for them, but out of humble gratitude for what He has already done. Avoid yoking yourself with those that won’t serve God without the spotlight and praise of man. It’s great to encourage others but someone that is motivated by the praise of man is an unstable man that shouldn’t be trusted.
The road to life is narrow and few find it. Don’t be shocked and surprised when you encounter people that are only for you or with you if it is going to build their ministry, their image, or fulfill some other need they have. Faithful servants of the Lord are few and far between. When you get connected to a mature and humble servant of God, cherish them and commit to walk beside them in service or in discipleship as the Lord leads. Don’t be to them that one I am warning you to watch out for that is only in it for themselves. Sow where you are fed and give honor where honor is do.
Like attracts like. Don’t be surprised when some of your relationships and alignments are interrupted in this season. Many are being promoted into the next level of glory in God and He will prune the toxic or fruitless branches in the process. Let them go!!! Their release makes room for the fresh heavenly manna that God wants to release into your life. You would be astonished if you could see in the Spirit realm how many things are blocked from flowing into your life by the refusal to go through the pain of letting go.
Onward and upward Kingdom people.

Prophetic Conference 2019: Plans, Purposes & Pursuits

Plans, Purposes & Pursuits Prophetic Conference 2019, hosted by Emily Rose Lewis Ministries, is designed to unveil God’s heart and plans, activate spiritual gifts and purposes, and ignite a passionate pursuit in the heart of God’s people to seek His Kingdom first knowing with confidence that He will add all else as well. We invite you to come with great expectation for an outpouring of revelation and power.

Be prepared to make divine connections with like-minded Kingdom people. There will be heavnly alignments! We are asking the Lord to impart to each and every attendee exactly what they need to move forward in their call; slaying giants and taking possession of their individual promise lands in the weeks and months following the conference

PLEASE NOTE: We encourage you to register as early as possible in order to secure your spot. Seats are limited. This is a catered event and registration will close as soon as we are full.

Also note: Saturday night banquet semi-formal attire is recommended. Dress like the royalty you are!

Event Description: This two-day conference will include 9 powerfully anointed teaching, prophesying and activation sessions to be led by Prophets Emily-Rose Lewis, Candice Smithyman, Dawn Hill & Carol Simpson. In addition the the regular sessions there will be a banquet and prophetic panel discussion with our prophetic speakers. The banquet attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Saturday Sessions:

9am Prophet Dawn Hill

10:45am Prophet Candice Smithyman

12:15pm Lunch Break (Lunch Not Included)

1:45pm Prophetess Carol Simpson

3:15pm Prophet Emily-Rose Lewis

4:45pm Break to Change for Banquet

6pm-7pm Banquet

7pm-8pm Prophetic Panel Discussion

Sunday Sessions:

9am Prophet Emily-Rose Lewis

10:45am Prophet Candice Smithyman

12:15pm Lunch Break (Lunch Not Included)

1:45pm Prophet Dawn Hill

3:15pm Prophet Emily-Rose Lewis

4:30pm Prayer & Prophetic Ministry

6:30pm Pizza After Party: Free for Glory Tribe Members. All others $8 cash to cover food & drinks.

This Holy Spirit led itinerary is designed to activate attendees into their identity and purpose on all new levels and elevate them into higher realms of glory as they align with God’s expectation for their lives.

EVENT VENUE: Crown Plaza Dulles- 2200 Centreville Rd, Herndon, VA 20170 (Those coming in from out of town are best to get tickets into the Dulles airport which is approximately 5 minutes from the hotel. You can book rooms at the Crown Plaza Dulles for a very reasonable price through Orbits-Rooms are now running around $100 if you book in advance.)

Dates: Saturday and Sunday, October 19th-20th, 2019

REGISTRATION: A small registration fee of $88 for pre-sale general admission and includes Saturday nights banquet & panel discussion. Tickets increase to $125 October 1st.

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