Rejoice As Your Eyes Are Open To See With Spiritual Clarity

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SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — 12/15/2010:

Be still in times of potential crisis, and I will give you insights and fresh revelation that will bring you through. This victory will not only give you hope, but will become a point of understanding the intricate working of My kingdom principles, says the Lord. Do not overlook these invaluable opportunities to grow in strength and wisdom. Rejoice as your eyes are open to see with spiritual clarity.

Hebrews 13:20-21 Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

One may have awakened this morning and may have read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin.  One may have been encouraged.  Thank You Jesus!

One may have entered one’s prayer closet at 3:30 AM.  One may have praised the Lord with song, confessed one’s sins, thanked the Lord and prayed for a passage of scripture for today’s blog.  One may have been led one to Psalm 119.  Thank You Jesus!

One may have logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.  Lord, thank You for answering each prayer request according to Your perfect will, in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Be Still, And Let Me Pour Out My Spirit On You

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Oct. 5, 2010:

Prepare your hearts, My people, for I will pour out wisdom and give you direction for the days ahead. Some will receive direct prophetic insight, some will see visions, and others will have prophetic dreams. I will speak to many through a word of knowledge and a word of wisdom. Be still, and let me pour out My Spirit on you to bring clarity and renew your hope, says the Lord.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healings by the same Spirit, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills.

One may have awakened to the sound of one’s alarm.  One may have read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin for today.  One may have been encouraged.  Thank You Jesus!

One may not have entered one’s prayer closet this morning but may have prayed from the confines of one’s room.  One may have praised the Lord with song, confessed one’s sins, thanked the Lord and prayed for a passage of scripture for today.  One may have been led to Luke 18.  Thank You Jesus!

One may have logged onto the website to pray for the outstanding prayer requests.  Lord, thank You for answering each prayer request according to Your perfect will, in Jesus’ name.  Amen.

Keep Looking Up, Says The Lord

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — February 16, 2010:

Take courage and lean on My strength to keep moving through the difficulties that you face. You need to be patient and trust Me to lead, guide, direct and protect you at this time. Do not despair when you do not seem to have what it takes to deal with current issues. Ask, and I will give you wisdom. This too shall pass, and new focus and clarity will come forth like the first rays of sunshine of a new day. Keep looking up, says the Lord.

Hebrews 12:1 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

One may have awakened a few hours before one’s special time with Jesus.  One may have worked on an assignment.  One’s grandchild may have awakened a little before one had to enter one’s prayer closet.

One may have taken care of the child and the child may have settled down.  One may have checked the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin before entering one’s prayer closet at 3:30 AM.  One may have been encouraged, thank you Jesus.

One may have entered one’s prayer closet on time.  One may have begun to praise the Lord with song.  One may have begun to confess one’s sins.  Out of nowhere one may have felt the need to check on the child.  One thought to do it later, after one’s prayer closet time.

One may have found oneself leaving one’s prayer closet and entering the room where the child may have been.  The child may have been asleep.  One may have walked over to the child and discovered that their bottle may have been lying upside down next to the side of their neck.

One may have removed the bottle; it may have been empty.  One may have touch the child’s clothing and discovered that their sleeper, receiving blanket and boppy may have been wet.  Even the child’s hair may have been wet on the back of their head.

One may not be sure if this is even possible.  The entire back of the sleeper may have been wet from shoulder to shoulder.  There may have been a small wet spot on the sheet of the bed.  One may have thought the whole incident weird and suspect.

One may have removed the items, washed the child off and put clean dry clothes on the child.  One may have replaced all the items for the child, including the boppy with a brand new one.

The child may have continued to sleep soundly.  One may have put the wet items and the soiled boppy in the washing machine.

One may have re-entered one’ s prayer closet at 4:03 AM and thanked the Lord for leading one to check on the child.

One may have finished confessing one’s sins, thanked the Lord, prayed for the sick and prayed for the scripture for today.  One may have been led to Isaiah 28.  Thank you Jesus!

One may have logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests a little after 4:30 AM.  Thank you Lord Jesus for answering each prayer request according to your perfect will, in Jesus’ name, amen.

Many Of You, My People, Have Felt Dazed, Stunned, As If In A Stupor

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — February 12, 2010:

Many of you, My people, have felt dazed, stunned, as if in a stupor. This has been a very effective weapon that the enemy has used against you to keep you from being effective. But, I tell you honestly that this fog is going to lift, and the oppression shall cease. You will suddenly have clarity of mind and purpose like coming out of a deep, dark sleep into the bright light of day, says the Lord.

Romans 13:12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armor of light.

One may have overslept again this morning.  This may be the third time this week.  One may be tired physically.  One may have a lot going on in one’s life.  One may have a very important assignment that one may need to get done soon.

One may not have remembered that one had not posted yesterday’s blog until one may have been reading the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin for today.  Please forgive one Lord, Jesus.

One may have entered one’s prayer closet at 4:10 AM.  One may have begun to praise the Lord, confessed one’s sins and the alarm on one’s phone may have gone off at 4:20 AM.  Unbeknownst to one, one may believe that one somehow set the alarm for that time earlier this morning.

One may have finished confessing one’s sins, thanked the Lord and prayed to the Lord for a passage of scripture for today.  One may have been led to Esther 9.  Thank you Jesus.

At 5:10 AM, one may have logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.  Thank you Lord Jesus for answering each prayer request according to your perfect will, in Jesus’ name, amen.

You Will Be Able To See From A New Vantage Point

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Dec. 30, 2009:

You are beginning to awaken from what seems to have been a deep sleep and troubling dreams. The circumstances that have dictated the direction of your life have been bizarre and disorienting, but now you will begin to have greater understanding and clarity of purpose. Do not mourn over what seems to be lost; things had to change in this course correction. In the process, you certainly have not lost Me, says the Lord, but you are about to embrace destiny in reality. You will be able to see from a new vantage point.

Isaiah 41:18 I will open rivers in desolate heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.

One may have awakened at 3:00 AM.  One may have had a few weird dreams.  In one of the dreams, a neighbor’s (from the neighborhood where one may have grown up) dog may have attacked one.  It may have had one by the throat but it did not hurt.  When the owner came, they may have been too slow to get their dog.  When they attempted to move the dog, the dog tightened its’ grip around one’s throat.  One may have become enraged and said a few choice words and then one woke up.  How weird?  One may have prayed only to go back to sleep and have two more weird dreams.

One may have logged onto one’s computer and read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin for today.  One may have confessed one’s sins including the sin from one’s dream.  When one had awakened from the first dream, one may have felt the anger still lingering.  One may have thanked the Lord after confessing one’s sins.

One may have had one’s hand in the bible and just opened it.  One may have thought, “I have to be led by the Lord.”  Again, one may have gone to another passage of scripture but one may have felt that one had prayed half-heartedly.  Finally, one looked up to heaven, stood up and lifted one’s Bible as high as one could and asked the Lord to give one the scripture for the day.  One may have opened one’s Bible to Proverbs 29.

One may have left one’s prayer closet and logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.  Thank you Lord Jesus for answering each prayer according to your perfect will.

One may have forgotten what the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin may have said this morning as one may have shared the events of the night.  One may have just finished reading the first sentence and laughed with disbelief.  One’s daughter’s eyes may have met one’s eyes with a question.  One may have shared what had just taken place.  How strange that one decided to share one’s dream.  Hmmm?

Let The Word Be Your Plumb Line And Truth Your Foundation

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Dec. 9, 2009:

Beloved, refuse to allow your circumstances or emotional responses to your current situation to pull you away from the truth of My word. Let the Word be your plumb line and truth your foundation. And, set a watch for confusion, for it is an attack and temptation from the enemy. As you have read, I am not the author of confusion. Seek me in the simplicity of a pure heart, and I will bring clarity and peace in the midst of chaos, says the Lord.

1 Corinthians 14:33 For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.

One may have awakened yesterday at 11:43 PM.  One may have started writing from one’s heart, recording the recent events.  One may be in the most challenging situations right now in one’s home among kinfolk.  Age does not matter.  The enemy can use anyone, present company included.

One may get so angry and may try to fight flesh with flesh and spirit, and not wait on Jesus.  One may keep praying to the Lord and He may answer.  Yet, one may continue to take matters into one’s own hands.

Last night, while one was writing, one thought to really record events as they happened.  One may have been writing at a level lately that would hide the details and put things in like challenge, circumstances, issues and more.

One decided to confess early and really seek Jesus last night.  One may have finished writing sometime after midnight and then began to confess one’s sins.  After confessing, one may have gone back to sleep.

The alarm may have gone off at 3:00 AM.  One may have reset the alarm for 3:15 AM.  It may have gone off at the desired time; one may have selected the snooze option on one’s cell phone.  One finally got up at the sound of the next alarm.

One may have read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin and thought it seemed so familiar and thought that one had read this message before.  One focused on the words and looked up “plumb line”.  One may have done this in the past but wanted to be sure of it’s meaning.  One may have looked at images of a plumb line so that one could really perceive what Jesus was saying in this message.

One may have gone into one’s prayer closet and began to clean while praising the Lord.  One may have thought about how one would handle the upcoming temptations that Satan may throw one’s way.  One’s solutions may have been similar to what one has been doing all along.  One may have thought, “Why don’t you just trust Jesus, do nothing.  He said He would deliver you, and He is faithful.”  So one threw out all one’s thoughts on how to handle the upcoming situations and decided to do nothing but pray for help.

Nothing one’s has tried has worked and it may have heightened emotions and strained relationships in one’s life.  One may not be angry with anyone and may love one’s family and want peace.  One may forgive the individuals and try to move on.  One may apologize or do whatever is necessary to try to smooth things over.

Everyone may not see or have experienced what one has so they may operate from the flesh.  One may have to be tolerant, understanding and trust that Jesus has set everything up and is busy working.

There may be concrete evidence that Jesus has a plan for each individual in this place.  One must wait, while being patient and prayerful.  One’s own life may be a witness to what Jesus can do to the human heart.  Thank you Jesus!

One may have talked with Jesus during one’s prayer time.  One prayed for the sick.  One may have asked the Lord to lead one to a passage of scripture.  One may have been led to Jeremiah 11.  One may have prayed again and was led to Isaiah 58.  One may have finished one’s prayer time, speaking in tongues.

At 4:30 AM, one logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.

Complete And Divine Order!

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Nov. 25, 2009:

We have been through a period of the past seven months where the Lord has brought about astounding changes in our lives. He has done a work of bringing us into a complete and divine order, which seemed at the time to be really, really difficult because we didn’t fully understand what He was doing. He had to bring destruction in ways that would cause us to let go of the things that would hinder His plans and purposes for us. I’m not absolutely sure, but it looks like we are at the end of this re-ordering process. I believe this was confirmed as I experienced an unnatural fatigue as though I had completed a long and exhausting journey. Yet, when I awoke, I was completely refreshed and awake; not just awake from a night’s sleep, but awake and alert from a dark and deep spiritual sleep. And, I believe that we have entered a new day of heightened discernment and clarity together with a sense of release and purpose that will help us yield more completely and move unhindered in the flow of the Holy Spirit.

2 Timothy 1:14 That good thing which was committed to you, keep by the Holy Spirit who dwells in us.

One may have awakened to the alarm at 3:00 AM.  One got up and began to prepare for one’s time with the Lord.  One’s mind may have been racing.  Many thoughts may have consumed one all at once.

One may have had a hard time trying to confess one’s sins.  One may have found oneself wandering off of what one was doing (confessing) and thinking about issues in one’s life.  One may have attempted to get back on track.  One may have asked the Lord for help.

One may have read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin for today.

One may have started one’s special time with praise to the Lord, with song.  One may have thought about issues and began to talk to the Lord.  One apologized to the Lord again for getting off track and continued on with one’s praise (singing) to the Lord.  One confessed one’s sins; which took up most of one’s time.  One thanked the Lord, for He has truly been good to one.  One prayed for the sick.

One left one’s prayer closet and logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.  One may have felt good this morning and very hopeful while praying for the prayer requests.

Lord, one may pray that your perfect will be done for each individual who submitted a prayer request, in Jesus’ name.  Thank you Jesus!

Resist This Attack And Trust Me, Says The Lord!

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Nov. 24, 2009:

I have already led you in the way of broad-sweeping changes both spiritually and in the natural realm that are necessary to prepare you for the next leg of your journey. But now, I will show you places where small changes will bring greater definition and clarity — things that need to be tweaked. You are in a time of fine-tuning, and I will lead you and give you wisdom in this. Don’t be afraid that you will overlook something or miss out on My plans and purposes. And, I tell you the truth, the enemy has released an assignment of torment against My people of self-doubt and condemnation to keep you from moving forward with confidence and boldness. Resist this attack and trust Me, says the Lord.

Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

One may have awakened around 1 AM this morning.  One may have cleaned both bathrooms, wrote in one’s log of recent activities and then laid back down to get a little more sleep before one’s special time with Jesus.

The alarm may have gone off at 3:00 AM.  One may have reset it for 3:15AM.  When the alarm went off one may have headed to the computer to check the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin.

One’s keyboard batteries were low so one may have logged onto one’s computer and read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin.  It may have been another awesome message from the Lord.

One may have attempted to change the batteries before one went into one’s prayer closet.  One may have put the dying batteries on the charger.  One may have discovered that one of the charged batteries was missing.   One thought to check a video game controller but decided against it; one did not want to wake those who were sleeping.  One had to take a battery from the mouse to use for the keyboard when necessary.

One grabbed one’s Bible and notebook and went to one’s prayer closet.  One may have started praising with song.  One confessed one’s sins, thanked the Lord and then one asked the Lord to lead one to a passage of scripture.  The Lord led one to 1 Samuel 16.  One asked again and the Lord led one to Isaiah 54.

One may have spoke in tongues the remainder of the time.  One may have felt very tired and had to stand and walk around in order to stay awake.  The time may have gone slower than one desired.

One may have left one’s prayer closet and logged onto the website to pray for outstanding prayer requests.  One had to fight through one’s sleepiness.  Lord I pray that you heard and answered each prayer request according to your perfect will, in Jesus name.

Call Forth A Clearing Of The Airways!

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Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin

SMALL STRAWS IN A SOFT WIND by Marsha Burns — Nov. 18, 2009:

The enemy has launched an attack against you, My people, to cause confusion, misunderstandings, miscommunication and hindrances. You must rise up in the spirit realm and shut the door on this attack and call forth a clearing of the air ways. And, I will give you clarity and open the door and clear the way for you to proceed unhindered, says the Lord. Be diligent to wage a good warfare. Victory is assured.

1 Timothy 1:18 This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you may wage the good warfare.

One may have awakened by the alarm at 3:00 AM.  One may have gotten up right away and started cleaning the bathroom and confessing one’s sins.  One may have changed some things around, like getting up earlier so that one may have more time with the Lord.

After cleaning and confessing one’s sins, one came out of the bathroom and read the Spirit of Prophecy Bulletin.  One gathered one’s Bible, notebook and computer chair and headed for the bathroom.

Upon returning, one set the alarm for 4:30 AM.  One made a conscious effort to pray for the clearing of the airways.  One began to praise the Lord with Song.  One prayed for the sick and then one asked the Lord to lead one to the scripture that He wanted one to read.

One may have opened one’s Bible and one’s eyes fell on Ruth 4:1.  One started reading the chapter.  One asked the Lord while reading if He wanted one to read the whole chapter.  One may have felt compelled to read to the end of Chapter 4.

One then got quiet and began to press into Jesus.  One may have thought many thoughts and fidgeted during the entire time.

While one may have been sitting there a thought came to one’s mind that the Lord was not going to show up.  One thought, ”What if He does, what are you going to do?”  One thought, “To be humble and just accept whatever the Lord gives one.”  One wondered how much time one had left as well.

The alarm may have gone off and it was time for one to leave.  One sat there for a moment with disbelief and disappointment at how the time spent turned out.

One left the bathroom.  One may have been upset.  One thought about how one made an effort to get up earlier even though one had not felt like it.  One thought to give up, throw in the towel.

The thoughts kept coming quicker than one could think.  Then one had an epiphany, “This is a “Lying Spirit!”  One began to literally laugh at all the accusations one may have heard in one’s head.

One may have dismissed all the negative thoughts.  One logged onto the website to pray for prayer requests.  When one finished, one laid down to go to sleep.  The disappointment, anger and accusations were not there.

One may look forward to trying again tomorrow morning.  Thank you Jesus, for everything.