Shout the Wall Down

Joshua 6
The Message

1 Jericho was shut up tight as a drum because of the People of Israel: no one going in, no one coming out.
2-5 God spoke to Joshua, "Look sharp now. I've already given Jericho to you, along with its king and its crack troops. Here's what you are to do: March around the city, all your soldiers. Circle the city once. Repeat this for six days. Have seven priests carry seven ram's horn trumpets in front of the Chest. On the seventh day march around the city seven times, the priests blowing away on the trumpets. And then, a long blast on the ram's horn—when you hear that, all the people are to shout at the top of their lungs. The city wall will collapse at once. All the people are to enter, every man straight on in." 6 So Joshua son of Nun called the priests and told them, "Take up the Chest of the Covenant. Seven priests are to carry seven ram's horn trumpets leading God's Chest."

7 Then he told the people, "Set out! March around the city. Have the armed guard march before the Chest of God."

8-9 And it happened. Joshua spoke, the people moved: Seven priests with their seven ram's horn trumpets set out before God. They blew the trumpets, leading God's Chest of the Covenant. The armed guard marched ahead of the trumpet-blowing priests; the rear guard was marching after the Chest, marching and blowing their trumpets.

10 Joshua had given orders to the people, "Don't shout. In fact, don't even speak—not so much as a whisper until you hear me say, 'Shout!'—then shout away!"

There is a wall around your "Jericho", your promise from God. God has already given it to you. God has given you specific instructions as He did Joshua. God said march around that wall. In other words, turn down your plate and fast. Along with your fasting you need warfare prayer. Many Christians don't release the power of music. Part of the reason that praise and worship is important because music, first of all comes from God. God sings! Second, music has the ability to change the atmosphere. Remember Lucifer's job? The was the chief worship leader. he can praise unto God.

Your victory in this situation is in your mouth. Sing unto the Lord, make a melody. Even if you are no a "singer", sing. As you begin to praise and worship God change will come. Praise and worship are weapons of warfare. Don't let that wall intimidate you. March around it, then...Shout! Shout! Shout! Then watch that wall fall down flat.

God Bless

Let the Weak Say

Joel 3:10b
New King James Version

10b Let the weak say, ‘I am strong.’”

The Bible declares, let the weak say, I am strong. You are perfected by weakness. When you are not able to deal with what life has thrown you, declare that you are strong. In order for your best to come out, you must be broken. God has placed a beautiful anointing in you. The only way it can comes forth is if you're broken. Out of the ashes this situation, comes your strength. You praise is stronger. Your worship is stronger. Your prayer life is stronger.

You have not been forgotten. You are not just another face in the crowd. God knows the plans He has for you. Because you are at a weak point, your relationship with God has gotten deeper. Don't look at the circumstance, but look at how much you've grown. You are stronger, wiser, and some much better. You may be so weak right now that you can't see how you'll ever get through this. When you are anointed, will cost you something.

God Bless

Are You Busy?

1 Thessalonians 4:11
New Living Translation

11 Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before.

It is easy to look at the lives of others and see areas that need improvement. It is always more difficult to look at yourself and see areas that need improvement. God is so loving that He allows us to be purged of those things. He does it in many ways. He may allow a major storm to come into your life to help you set some things in order. He quietly removed people or things from your life to help you rearrange your priorities.

My mother often told me, " You have six months to mind your business, and six months to leave everyone else's alone". In other words, you need to spend your time working on yourself.Minding others people's business is not always a negative thing. You can help someone so much that you become too busy to pray, read your Bible, and fast. It is possible to do good works and not be about God's business. Are you busy being busy?Take care of your relationship with God. Spend time basking in the glow of His presence and everything will take care of itself. Make it your goal to quiet yourself before Him everyday. If you are like me, being quiet is sometimes hard to do. As you begin to quiet yourself, more of God's glory is revealed.

God Bless

Healing in His Wings

Malachi 4:2
New International Version

2 But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall.

The body of Christ is under attack. There are three major areas of attack lately. The people of God have been experiencing a lot of sickness, financial problems, and depression/oppression. The good news is that all who call on the name of Jesus will be healed. He was bruised for your transgressions, wounded for your iniquities, and the chastisement of your peace was upon Him. By His stripes, you are healed. He is healing your body, your finances,and your mind right now.

There is nothing that God cannot heal.In this season, pray like never before. Fast along with your prayer. Whatever you bind on earth is bound in heaven. Whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.

Pray this prayer:

Father in name of Jesus, I come against the mountain of sickness. I decree and declare that I am healed and spirit filled. Sickness and disease are far from me. I command every system, every cell in my body to function as God designed in the name of Jesus. I decree and declare that I am the head and not the tail. I am a lender, not a borrower. The wealth of the wicked is no longer laid up for me but is released to me, NOW! I command Satan to cough it up, spit it out, release it, and let it go. In the name of Jesus, I decree and declare that my thoughts are now subject to the Lordship of Christ. No weapon formed against shall prosper. Spirit of oppression, I bind you and I loose your effect. Spirit of depression, I bind you and I loose your effect. In the name of Jesus, I speak to my DNA and decree and declare that it is free. Everything that the devil stole from me, he must return to me sevenfold. I cast my burdens on the Lord. I am a son/daughter of the King of Kings. Everything I touch turns into prophetic "gold". I am blessed in the city, in the fields, when I come and when I go. I seal this prayer in Jesus' name. Amen!

Praise Him right now.

Be Blessed

Building Intimacy With God


GENESIS 16:1-17:8

Intimacy with God doesn't just happen. It requires determination and a significant investment of time and effort. As we seek closeness with Him, we must learn:

• Conflict Resolution - In human disputes, there is usually error on both sides. But if we find ourselves in conflict with God, then we know we are in the wrong; the Lord is always right. When Abraham fathered a child by Hagar, there was great strife in his home. God kept His promise to make Abraham a father of many nations but did not lift the multi-generational discord that resulted from his actions.

· Trust—Intimacy grows only in an atmosphere of trust. As we understand God's character more, our confidence grows, and we are drawn closer to Him. Our part is to show ourselves trustworthy.

· Risk Taking—The more we reveal who we are in Jesus Christ, the more we risk facing arguments, experiencing rejection, or being misunderstood. (very true) But God understands us fully and promises that we belong to Him forever. (John 10:27-29) And any disagreements with Him can be resolved by yielding our desires, seeking His viewpoint, and asking for deeper faith.

· Agreement—For us to maintain a close affinity with God, our schedule and plans must reflect His priorities. We are to be available for His use and open to His directions.

God designed us for intimacy with Him. All that He requires is our presence and cooperation. What priority have you placed on building a deeper relationship with Him?

Are the Motives Right?

Luke 9:15-17
The Message

14-17But he went ahead and directed his disciples, "Sit them down in groups of about fifty." They did what he said, and soon had everyone seated. He took the five loaves and two fish, lifted his face to heaven in prayer, blessed, broke, and gave the bread and fish to the disciples to hand out to the crowd. After the people had all eaten their fill, twelve baskets of leftovers were gathered up.

There were people around Jesus just because of the miracles. Their motives weren't pure. They were not seeking salvation. They were not trying to be healed or delivered; they just wanted a free lunch. Understand, there are and will be people around you for the wrong reasons. They don't want your God, they see what God is doing for you and through you and they want to ride your coat tail.

Take a good look at the people around you. Do they people in your life strengthen you? Do they encourage you? Do they have your best interest at heart? Or are they there to get what they can? If you are down do they pick you up? If you are going through, do they call you?

When God has placed an anointing on your life, there will be people around with the wrong motives. What are your motives? Do you serve God because of who He is? Are you seeking His face? Are you just serving Him for material reasons? May sure that what you do for Christ is for His glory and not yours. When you have people hanging around telling you how wonderful you are, it is easy to lose focus. Take inventory of your life right now. Are the motives right?

Be Blessed

He is Driving Out the Enemy

Isaiah 59:19
King James Version

19So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

He did it then, and He will do it again. The word of God says when the enemy comes in like a flood, the Lord will lift up a standard against him. The enemy may be coming in like a flood right now. But God will lift up a standard. In other words, the devil may be acting like a fool right now but you are the child of the King of kings. Think back over your life. Remember the times when God stepped down out of glory and make the devil back up. Remember how He clothed Himself in His garments of war and told the devil to back up! Do you see Him? He has already come down off His throne. He has His war clothes on! Your Heavenly Father has already jumped up in this. It's not your battle, it's His!

You may have felt death coming for you, but God. You may have thought you were going to lose your mind, but God. You may have thought debt would swallow you up, but God. The devil may have tried to get you to kill yourself or somebody else, but God. So many times God has gathered his arsenal of weapons and beat the devil down for you. Remember this and get it in your spirit, He has done it before and will do it time and time again because you are His.

Your child may be in jail or on drugs. Your spouse may be getting ready to walk away. Your bills may be past due and they are talking about cut backs on your God is working it out. He knows just how much you can handle. He knows when enough is enough. God is driving out the enemy right now!

Be Blessed


Luke 10:27a
King James Version

27And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul...

Think back to when you met that man/woman that you just knew would be the one. Remember when you realized/admitted to yourself that you loved him/her. Now remember how much you wanted to act like you were in a movie, and yell to everyone in the football stadium "I love (fill in the name)!" You told family and friends how perfect he/she was; he/she was just what you were looking for.

Well, I told THE LORD that I love Him today.
And He said to me, "How much do you love me?
You haven't told anyone how good I've been to you. You haven't shared how perfect my love is. You haven't spread the good news that I am always there to listen to your problems.

You haven't told your family how I helped you pay your bills when you didn't have a high paying job, or how I got you a better one.

You haven't shared with anyone how I took away that addiction that would have cost you not only your job, but also that man/woman that was just what you were looking for.

So how much do you really love me?"
So, I said I would share with my friends and family (for starters) just how wonderful, perfect, understanding, patient, loving, unselfish, considerate and forgiving GOD really is.

He has blessed me with a family that loves me and friends that I can confide in.
But even more than that, He has saved me from destruction I couldn't even see coming.

He gave to me the peace of knowing Him, and He has never broken a promise.
Truly He is the best thing that has ever happened to me.

And I stand in my stadium today to tell to you all,

Keep Your Mouth Closed

Psalm 141:3
New Life Version

3 O Lord, put a watch over my mouth. Keep watch over the door of my lips.

Sometimes it is best not to say anything. Words have power. When you are in the midst of a situation where it is imperative that you be quiet. In life, one of the hardest things to do is to be quiet. You may be in a situation where people are lying on you and you want to defend yourself. But God has it under control. You may see someone you love headed for a potentially disastrous situation, be quiet. God is in control.

When you are upset, it is best to keep your mouth closed. You may say something that will hurt someone and you can't take it back. The wrong word at the wrong time is dangerous. The lesson is to be quiet and pray. It is not easy to do. As humans, we want to speak but there is a time to be quiet. It is a process. Pray this prayer: Lord, put a watch over my mouth. Keep watch over the door of my lips.

God Bless

Stay In the Moment

Psalm 118:24
Contemporary English Version

24This day belongs to the LORD!

Let's celebrate

and be glad today.

Yesterday is gone and tomorrow is not promised, all you have is today. You may have cried yourself to sleep last night but be glad today. Your bank account may be low but celebrate the fact that you have a source of income. Today is the best day you have so stay in the moment. Don't worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take care of itself. This day belongs to the Lord! Celebrate the fact that you lived to see another day. You may be sick in your body but you woke up.

Fred Hammond did a wonderful arrangement of the song, "This Is the Day". The song says, "even though I cried last Tuesday and I was out of cash by Friday, This is the day that the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it." Regardless of your circumstances, God blessed you to see another day. Enjoy the blessings that God has given you today. Praise Him for today. Stay in the moment. The enemy wants you to worry about the things you cannot change. He also wants to get you caught up in the "what ifs" in life. All you have is this moment. All you have is today. Celebrate and be glad!

God Bless

Alone In His Presence

Genesis 32:24
Holman Christian Standard Bible

24 Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.

There are times when you must be alone with God. There are some victories, blessings, instructions, and deliverances that come by being alone in His presence. You have to separate yourself from people and things and be alone in His presence. How do you strengthen your relationship with anyone? By spending time with them. Either you separate yourself or God will pull you away.

It is vital for you to spend time alone in with God. You don't owe anyone an explanation. Don't worry about what people say. They may saw it is not necessary. You only have to answer to God. You perform only for an audience of one- the Lord Jesus Christ. Jacob found that out. He was left alone in the presence of God. That is where he finally got his breakthrough. Afterwards, he was able to walk into the blessings God had for him. He was no longer Jacob, but Israel. God will change your name too. Don't forsake your fellowship with God.

God Bless

When God Calls You Out of Your Comfort Zone

Genesis 12:1-4
New Living Translation

Genesis 12

1 The Lord had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to the land that I will show you. 2 I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others. 3 I will bless those who bless you and curse those who treat you with contempt. All the families on earth will be blessed through you.”
4 So Abram departed as the Lord had instructed, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left Haran.

We all like to be comfortable. At times, you become complacent. But,when God calls you out, be obedient. You never know what blessings await you. When God calls you out, it is not going to be easy. It will require you to leave the people and places that are comfortable behind. God told Abram to do just that. Remember, God will not call you into something worse than what you have. God calls you out to upgrade you. He will bless you and make you a blessing to others.

In verse 4, Abram took Lot with him. Lot was his nephew. When God called Abram out, He did not tell him to bring Lot. You cannot take everyone with you. God gives very specific directions. Don't add anything to them. Understand, everyone is not called to go where God id taking you. You very well may have to leave your geographical area. You may have to leave friends and family members behind. If you take them, they may prove to be a hindrance, not a help. Everyone is not going to be happy about the things God is doing for you and through you.

I declare right now that God is calling you out of your comfort zone. If you come out, He will bless you beyond measure and make you a blessing to others. Follow the directions God gives you, don't add anything to them.

God Bless

Answered Prayer

Isaiah 55:11
The Message

So will the words that come out of my mouth
not come back empty-handed.
They'll do the work I sent them to do,
they'll complete the assignment I gave them.

You have prayed, fasted, stood on the word of God, even cried. God is about to do things for you that you would not even dream in your wildest dreams! Sit back and marvel as you see the manifestation of the things God told you. Look around! Everywhere you turn, He is blessing you. You are in a season of manifestation. God has plans for you. God is not a man. He cannot lie, He cannot fail.

He is answering those prayers that you forgot about. He is going to show out for you. He is going to respond to your very thoughts because your ways please Him. He knows that you are not perfect but you are humble. You have been seeking His face and not His hand. You will have what you say, even what you think because it lines up with the will of God concerning you. God has dotted every I and crossed every T. What should you do? Praise Him. Praise Him like you have lost your mind.

God Bless

Your Steps Are Ordered

Psalm 37:23
Contemporary English Version

23If you do what the LORD wants, he will make certain each step you take is sure.

God is concerned about everything that concerns you. Every detail of your life is taken care of by a loving Father. God will allow you to make divine connections not because of you but because it is what He has for you. The King James version says that the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Even those things that you think God will allow to happen if you are doing His will. God is a loving God and will allow you to connect with people to accomplish His plans and purposes for you.

Know that your steps are ordered. He has made provision for your vision. He has been working hard behind the scenes to accomplish His plans and purposes for you. When He reveals to you what He has been doing, it will blow your mind. You will sit back and know that it was no one but God. Your divine connection is for His glory. If you make one step, that is be obedient and do the work He has given you; He will open doors that no man can close.

God Bless

Darkest Before Dawn

Intensified Battle Going On

"Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi." Matthew 2:16

In the days succeeding Jesus' birth, King Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the magi. He was furious and gave orders to kill all the boys who were two years old and under in Bethlehem and its vicinity, with the intention of stopping Jesus' destiny from being fulfilled.

So the same is happening today.

Satan, sensing that God is planning out something GREAT AND AWESOME is bent on stopping the realization of this great event. Just like Herod, he is on a rampage and is now unleashing his blind rage against God's people.

Our Heavenly Father is reminding us today NOT TO FOCUS ON WHAT IS SEEN. There is a great spiritual Heavenly battle going on and we who are God's warriors and watchmen are in the forefront of this battle. Just like during the times of Job, there is a greater drama unfolding in the Heavenly realm and just as God allowed Job to be tested, so we, His children, have been tested in the same measure.

What To Expect

God's children may experience different spheres of attacks and we may be affected on different levels and in different manners. Some who used to be active in ministry, but because of various circumstances happening in your midst (change of job, physical ailments, family troubles, financial difficulties), may find themselves having to stop doing what they love most, and at times will find themselves holding an empty bag, so to speak.

Others may experience great emotional attack. In the past, you have been moving in such strong anointing and now you may feel empty, detached, uncertain, and wonder if something is wrong with you and wonder if God has removed His protection from over your life.

What His children will experience will parallel what Job had experienced in his time. The area of attack and the intensity of the attack will be such that outwardly, it will appear to be very devastating to the affected ones.

This Is Not the End!

Our Heavenly Father is reminding us today that this is not the end. In fact, compared to the degree of suffering that we have been facing today, the blessing that He is preparing for us is FAR GREATER IN MAGNITUDE AND INTENSITY. This is the reason why the enemy is panicking and unleashing his wrath in such manner and intensity as well.

Beware Of the Spirit of Condemnation

This is the season to fix our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith. He is faithful and He will not allow us to be tested beyond what we can bear. We must be careful not to pass judgment and to not make conclusions based on outward appearances. Things will not be as they seem.

Those suffering the most today are not "deserted children," but are the "favored beloved" of the Most High. For truly to whom much is given, much too will be required. And as people of God, when we see others suffering greatly, we are to ask for great wisdom and discernment on how to comfort each other.

We must be aware of the enemy's tactics this season--he will be TWISTING the meaning of much of what we hear and see from one another.

Those believers who are experiencing the fullness of God's blessings in this season must be extra careful with their words, as most times instead of bringing comfort to the suffering ones, it can cause them to feel more insecure, unsure, and even depressed, especially when hearing the words, "You need to have more faith," or "Just believe, etc. "

We must be careful not to act like Job's friends. Their well-meaning exhortation of "the causes of Job's difficulties" were useless then in ministering to Job.

The Weapons of Our Warfare--HONESTY, YIELDING and SURRENDER

Jericho was conquered not by physical fighting, but by silence and praise. So today, the weapons of our warfare will also be nontraditional.

As we struggle through our difficult situations (questions, negative thoughts and feelings that overwhelm us mentally, spiritually and physically, and grasp at why these things are happening to us, trying to make sense of what God is wanting to teach us)--our Loving Wonderful Heavenly Father is reminding us today that HE KNOWS WHAT WE ARE GOING THROUGH (see Psalm 139).

BE HONEST WITH OUR FEELINGS TO HIM. We need not be afraid to verbalize and express all of our negative emotions (doubts, anxieties, disappointments, questions, anger, frustrations, jealous feelings, etc.). Reading through the Book of Psalms, we can see how God's suffering saints of old had struggles with the same emotions and they were so open in expressing these feelings to God. We need to do the same today.

LETTING GO. We are to daily and continually practice the art of yielding and surrender. As these burdens overwhelm us, let us consciously learn to "pass the ball" back to God. It is not an easy task sometimes to learn and relearn to "live one day at a time."

Beyond What We can Imagine or Perceive

Our Father's message to us today:

"My child, I know what's happening. I know that 'you knew' that I am in control. I know in this season, you don't feel anything, yet your heart continues to trust in Me. I know about all these things and I Am pleased with you.

Don't let the enemy deceive you. He will make you feel unimportant, insignificant, useless, weak, and of no use to Me. But THIS IS FAR FROM THE TRUTH.

Where you are standing now, many times seemingly in the valley of the shadow of death--is where YOU ARE THE STRONGEST. Just like My Son Jesus when He struggled in the garden of Gethsemane, where His sweat became droplets of blood--that was His moment of triumph. So the same is happening to you, today.

Even as you struggle daily to just stay afloat, to just keep things together, to just stay alive--great breakthrough is happening in the Heavenly realm. Your life has become My most powerful weapon of breaking through the spiritual darkness of these times.

So be strong and be of good courage, your labor will not be in vain. I am taking your every sigh, every drop of your tears, and I am using them as powerful weapons to break down the spiritual walls of the enemy. Only in eternity will you fully grasp and see the fullness of your labor and surrender.

I love you dearly, precious one, and I have not forgotten you...remember this, and carve this once again in your hearts and minds today."

Ching Ten L. Co
Cebu City, Philippines

Ching's Bio:

Ching Co currently resides in the Philippines, in Cebu City. Ching and her husband, Harry, are accountants by profession, they have four children and attend Word of the World Christian Fellowship.

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Don't Look Back

Genesis 19:17
American Standard Version

17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the Plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.

When God brings you out of a situation, don't look back. In this verse, Abraham's nephew Lot was allowed to leave Sodom and Gomorrah before it was destroyed. The angel told him to escape for his life and don't look back. When God delivers you, don't look back. Sometimes when you look back, you are tempted to go back.

Once God has brought you out of your personal Sodom and Gomorrah, don't look back. Keep looking forward. Keep moving forward. There is nothing for you back there. You can rejoice as you think about how far God has brought you. Think back but don't look back. If you look back, you may go back. If you go back, you will be destroyed!

God Bless

Shout! You Have the Victory

1 Corinthians 15:54-56
New American Standard Bible

54But when this perishable will have put on the imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then will come about the saying that is written, "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP in victory.


56The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;

You have victory! There is nothing that you cannot overcome. You are an over comer, more than a conqueror. There is nothing that can harm you because you are a child of the King. There have been many attacks on the saints lately. But the outcome is, we win! You have victory, no devil in hell can stop what God is about to do!

The enemy is trying to kill that ministry, that promise, that anointing. God is preparing you for greatness in these end times.The devil comes to kill, steal, and destroy. BUT...God has come that you might have abundant life. O death, where is your victory? Where is your sting? Death is swallowed up in victory.

Shout, You have the victory!

God Bless

O Sing!

Zephaniah 3:17
New International Version

17 The LORD your God is with you,
he is mighty to save.
He will take great delight in you,
he will quiet you with his love,
he will rejoice over you with singing."

Sing to the Lord. He sings over you. Singing is a weapon of warfare. Singing also calms. God rejoices over you with singing. he sings a love song to you. Sing back! There is power in your singing. Singing caused the Jericho wall to come down. O sing! What do you do when you're in love? You sing.

Sing unto the Lord. Whatever song is in your spirit sing. God doesn't care if you can carry a note. Singing will free you. It is a release. If you're happy, sing! If you're going through, sing! There is great power in songs. That is why the world is always lasting their music. Music has the power to touch your soul.

Do This:
At your house or in your car, sing. Turn up your song and sing to your Lord. He's already singing over you.

God Bless