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LORD, HELP ME MAKE IT
THROUGH THE NIGHT

 

Psalm 30:5 For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life;
weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

How many times have we read this verse, prayed, and went to sleep, thinking that everything would be alright when we got up.  Only to find that we are still weeping in the morning, in fact we feel worse than the night before.  We think of night as the time the sun goes down until the time the sun comes up.  That�s man�s physical night, not God�s spiritual night.  God�s word says, �For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither  are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.  For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts� (Isaiah 55:8-9).  What is the night?

If your bills need to be paid and the money is short,
 
It�s nighttime

If your child has strayed away,
 
It�s nighttime

If your friends have turned their back on you,
It�s nighttime

If your love one is sick and the doctor�s have given up,
It�s nighttime

If everything is going wrong on the job,
 
It�s nighttime

 If you have troubles in your home
 
It�s nighttime

If your family has forsaken you,
It�s nighttime

If doors keep closing in your face
 
It�s nighttime

If all hell has broken loose in your life
It�s nighttime

If you can�t understand why you are going thru, what you are going thru,
and you tried and tried and tried
Guess what? It�s nighttime

 How long is the night?  Your night will be as long as you allow it to be.  You see some of us can�t get through to God in the day.  I say this because so much goes on in the daytime, your jobs, your friends, your family, personal problems.  Sometimes we can�t focus the way we need to in the day. Some things have to be worked out in the night.

 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed and sang praises unto the God, (Acts 16:25) The word says Jacob wrestled with God, in the night, but before he wrestled with God he had to be alone.  The word says�

And Jacob was left alone: and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.  And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh:  and the hollow of Jacob�s thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him.  And he said Let me go, for the day breaketh.  And he said, I will not let thee go, except though bless me.   Scripture Gen 32:24-26

 It�s nighttime, do as Jacob did send everyone away.   He was left alone, he needed to hear from God, and he needed to hear from him now. When you need to hear from the Lord, you have to get alone.  To move into the next realm of what God wants you to do, get alone, to break the curse that satan has on your family, get alone. Family and friends can get in your way with all their wonderful advice, but when you need God to move on your behalf, you have to get alone.  You see if you want to get to the joy in the morning you have go through the night.   

Getting through the night is not always easy.  You see what Jacob went through in the physical, you will be going through spiritually.  

 

The word says, �For we wrestle not against flesh and blood,  but against principalities, against powers, against rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places�, The rulers of the darkness of this world (sounds like the night to me) You will have to cry out to the Lord� Father it�s dark I can�t see my way. Help me make it through this night.

 

You say, well Lord how do I fight what I can�t see?  The Lord says the battle is not yours it�s His.  But minister you just said I had to fight.  Your fighting means to resist the devil and he will flee, your fighting means to stand on God�s word, your fighting means to close the door, take the phone off the hook, turn the TV off, turn down the plate, your fighting means to getting naked before the Lord. You need a break through and you need it tonight. You will have to be willing to send everyone away to make it through the night. You will have to say for God I live and for God I will die to make it thru the night.   You see this is your night.  This is your night for your miracle.  And you have to be willing to make sacrifices in order to reach the Lord.  Tonight we wrestle.

Come before the Lord just as you are, broken, weary, wounded and sad, in other words naked. Because God sees all and knows all, there is nothing you can hide.  Some come naked and not ashamed. Don�t let the enemy convince you that there is no forgiveness for what you have done. The only way I will win this fight is total surrender to the Lord, to lay down your weapons, or what you thought were weapons.  You know the name-calling, the backbiting, the gossiping, the hatred, being a busybody, the unforgiveness, and most of all pride. Lay aside every weight that so easily besets you.

Then pick up his breastplate of righteousness, the sword of the spirit, and have me feet shod with preparation of the gospel of Christ, and above all the helmet of salvation and go into my secret place and stay there, and cry, wrestle it out before the Lord Don�t move until He blesses you.  If you are not willing to go through to get your blessing, stop calling on Jesus.  If you just want to say a microwave prayer, then expect a microwave blessing.  If you want a blessing that will last and last and last, you�ve got to put in some crock-pot praying.  That right I want a blessing that�s going to taste oh so good. And to get that, you have got to put some time in. That�s right you will be good and tender by the time you come out of your prayer room. Because you will be crying out�

 Lord I know a better day is coming�
Help me make it thru the night.

I know one day every day will be like Sunday,
Lord, help me make it thru the night.

 I know lord you move in mysterious ways,
Help me make it thru the night.

I know all things work together for those that love the lord,
help me make it thru the night.

 I know I need to wait on the lord and be of good courage,
Help me make it thru the night.

 My friends have turned their backs on me,
Lord help me make it through the night�

I know that earth has no sorrow that heaven can�t heal,
Help me make it thru the night.

I know you know how much I can bear,
Help me make it thru the night.

I know there is a bright side somewhere,
But Lord help me make it thru the night?

 You said you would supply all my needs,
Help me make it thru the night.

 Lord darkness is all around me and I can�t see my way,
Help me make it through the night.

You see somewhere between halle and lujah is your blessing.  So you must pray until you know what you know, what you know, what you know.  Tonight we wrestle. The Lord will move.

When come out of your room you will know you have the answer. Although you don�t see it, you believe it, and you had better start praising Him for it.  If not, the enemy will make you believe you didn�t receive it. Once you start praising and thanking Him for it, it�s received in your spirit. You must receive it in your spirit first, before it will manifest itself in the natural. And when you have that blessing in your spirit, there is nothing the enemy can do about it.  Be fearless at this point, be like Abraham, and stagger not at the promise of God through unbelief; but be strong in faith, giving glory to God. And be fully persuaded that, what he has promised, he is able to also perform. (Rom 4:21)  You have got to be willing to hold on to the thing that you have prayed for with everything that is inside of you.  The enemy is going to try and make you take back your confession of faith, but you must be willing to hold on.

 When it looks like he won�t show up� hold on

When you friends turn their back on you�hold on

When what you see tells you to give up� hold on

When your family won�t come thru for you� hold on

When you don�t know what to do� hold on

When you can�t see your way�. hold on

You may have to walk the floor all night� hold on

 Hold on the Lord has heard your prayer, and your blessing is on the way.  There is a battle going on in the spirit realm, don�t give up now.  What God has for you no man can stop. The prince of darkness is trying to stop your blessing.  Stay before me.

I know how it is when time goes by and nothing happens, and our friends start to talk.  We began to feel that the Lord has forsaken us, and just when we are about to give up, just when we began to feel like all hope is gone, in other words just when we finally turn it loose, the Lord will send someone by with a word to let us know that He heard our prayer like he did with Daniel.   For 21 days the enemy delayed the word, but Daniel stayed before the Lord, then the word came�.

Daniel 10:12-13 

Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before they God, thy words were heard, and I am come for they words.  But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days; but, lo Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me;

 

It�s not that the Lord can�t send it to you now, but are you ready to receive His blessing?  Sometimes we asked for things that we are ready to receive.  You must be ready to receive your blessing from the Lord, if not you will lose it as soon as you get it.  God will watches over His word to perform it. His word can�t return to Him void.  Are you ready,, are you ready to receive your blessings?  Have you put your time in? Have you got it right with the Lord?

 

          

EULOGY

Well then it�s time to have a funeral over you problems.

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust�

Say it with me�.

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?  Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword.  Nay in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, no angel, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate me from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord (Rom 8:35, 37-39)

 

GOODBYE SORROW

GOODBYE PAIN

GOODBYE DOUBT

GOODBYE ANGER

GOODBYE JEALOUSY

GOODBYE SICKNESS

GOODBYE POVERTY

GOODBYE SADNESS

GOODBYE FEAR

GOODBYE LONLINESS

GOODBYE DEATH

 In the morning when I rise there will be no more tears

In the morning when I rise, there will be no more fears

In the morning when I rise, everything will be all right,

In the morning when I rise, my darkness will be bright,

In the morning when I rise, all my troubles will be gone

Because in the morning when I rise, awaits a bright new morn.

 

Father, I see you breaking through to come and see about me� I see you breaking down the walls that bind me, I see you causing the earthquake just to set me free.

I see a new day, I see a new life, I see new hope, I see a new beginning, I see a brighter tomorrow, Yes Lord there is a bright side somewhere, and I see my bright side� I see you Jesus

 

 

 Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning!!!

 IT�S MORNING TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

Shared readings from friends:

 

Thanks Gayle Greene and Dranna for sharing:

 

FOOTPRINTS.. A NEW VERSION

 

Imagine you and the Lord Jesus are walking down the road together.  For much of the way, the Lord's footprints go along steadily, consistently, rarely varying the pace. But your footprints are a disorganized stream of zigzags, starts, stops, turnarounds, circles, departures, and returns. For much of the way, it seems to go like this, but gradually your footprints come more in line with the Lord's, soon paralleling His consistently. You and Jesus are walking as true friends!


This seems perfect, but then an interesting thing happens: Your footprints that once etched the sand next to Jesus' are now walking precisely in His steps. Inside His larger footprints are your smaller ones, you and Jesus are becoming one.  This goes on for many miles, but gradually you notice another change. The footprints inside the large footprints seem to grow larger.  Eventually they disappear altogether. There is only one set of footprints they have become one. This goes on for a long time, but suddenly the second set of footprints is back. This time it seems even worse! Zigzags all over the place.  Stops.  Starts.

 

Gashes in the sand. A variable mess of prints. You are amazed and shocked. Your dream ends.  Now you pray: "Lord, I understand the first scene with zigzags and fits. I was a new Christian; I was just learning. But you walked on through the storm and helped me learn to walk with

you." " That is correct." " ... And when the smaller footprints were inside of Yours, I was actually learning to walk in Your steps; followed you very closely." "Very good. You have understood everything so far." " When the smaller footprints grew and filled in Yours, I suppose that I was becoming like you in every way." "Precisely."  "So, Lord, was there a regression or something? The footprints separated, and this time it was worse than at first." There is a pause as the Lord answers with a smile in his voice.  "You didn't know? That was when we danced."
     
       To everything there is a season,
       A time for every purpose under heaven:
       A time to weep, a time to laugh,
       A time to mourn, and a time to dance.
       Ecclesiastes 3:1,4.
  
Funny how you can send a thousand 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Spread the Word and give thanks to the Lord for He is good!  Funny isn't it, when you go to forward this message, how many on your list are not receiving it because you're not sure they believe in anything?
      
Sad. It's not WHAT you have in your life, but whom you have in your life that counts.... Think about that!

 


      
      I ASKED GOD
 
       I asked for a flower,
       He gave me a garden.
       I asked for a tree,
       He gave me a forest.
       I asked for a river,
       He gave me an ocean.
       I asked for a friend,
       He gave me "YOU"
 
       Send this to whomever you think of as a friend...
 

 

       Be Blessed, 
 
Shearon