“No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening—it’s painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way.”Hebrews 12:11, NLT
The Lord says, “Do not be dismayed by what you are currently experiencing. I am in the pressing! The pruning process, though uncomfortable, is preparing you for the “more” that I am ready to pour upon you. You are growing and expanding. I am increasing you! Embrace the work that I am doing, for there is a mighty harvest on the other side.
“Some circumstances and people are being sifted from your life- trust Me in it all. Have open hands, for as you release and stay in a posture of surrender, I will give you even more than what you had before; you will be amazed at the places I take you. In the scripture, Lot’s wife looked behind her, causing her to miss out on the new season I was leading her into (Genesis 19:26). Only look forward; refuse to look back. I am bringing you to a good place- a spacious place of freedom.
“He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued me, because he delighted in me.”Psalm 18:19, ESV
“Refuse to be discouraged, and don’t be afraid to get your hopes up. This is a season of acceleration and expansion; much ground is taking place. Remember, I am with you in the pressing!”
“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness.”2 Corinthians 9:10