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" Do not be surprised at the fiery trails that have beset you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed� 1 Peter 4:12-13.



You�re looking around at what you are going through and you are wondering � God where are you?�.  You can�t understand why things seem to be getting worse instead of better. You can�t understand what is taking God so long. You feel as though you are the only one going through this storm. Well, believe me you are not the only one� there are others, feeling what you are feeling, going through what you are going through, crying the same tears, tossing and turning at night.  Look around you, oh yes, you see them smiling all the time, but late at night, when no one is around, they are going through hell.

You are not alone.  This is another phase in your walk with the Lord. This is another journey, another level that you must go through, so don�t stop now. You�ve come too far to turn around; you�re almost there. Your faith is on trial, and yes, you are going through hell, so you had better not stop.  You don�t want to stop, no not here, not in the middle of hell; if you do you will surely perish.  You must, you have to keep going.

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: (1Peter 1:7)

I know all hell has broken loose, so it�s supposed to.  You are a child of the King.  If not, you wouldn�t be going through anything.  The enemy doesn�t bother his own, why would he? He already has you.  But a child of the King, oh yes, he is coming after you.  So what are you just going to do? Just stand there? Are you going to allow the enemy to dictate to you whether or not you continue your walk with the Lord? Are you going to allow him to tell you that Jesus has forgotten His promises to you, and all that you are doing is in vain? Are you going to allow you to tell you that all those prophecies spoken by His servants aren�t true, or are you going to keep on praying, keep on fasting, keep on believing that your blessing is on the way? In other words are you going to give up and die in hell, or are you going to keep moving to receive your promises from God?

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. Gal 6:9 



If God brought you to it, He will see you through it. If God closed the door, wait He has another one has been opened.  If God asks you to lift it, He will give you the grace to carry it.  He will make a way for you to come out what you are going through� you must keep moving.

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. (1Co 10:13)

Never Doubt

You want to know why some of you are having hard times?  Why some of you are having heartaches and pain? Why some of you are having tribulations on every hand? Why some of you are feeling your enemies gathering around you to bring you down? Why Lord, why?    There can be many reasons why you are going through hell.  And you must ask the Lord to search you, and if there is anything not pleasing to Him to purge you of it. Some of you may not want to do that, because you like what you are doing and you don�t want God to take it away.  Well, then I am not talking to you.  I am talking to the ones that are going through hell, and want to make it out. 

Let�s talk about a couple of them reasons you may be going through hell.  One reason could be to humble you.  When things are going right our lives, we sometimes forget who brought us out.   We tend to get beside ourselves, and think that we have accomplished so much without the Lord.   We get a little boastful, and pride comes alive in us. We don�t need the Lord then. Sometimes the Lord has to humble us in order to use us.  He has to purge us of anything that will not bring glory to His Kingdom.  He can�t use us if we are thinking more highly of ourselves than we ought to.

 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think (Rom 12:3;)

Another reason, (and I like this one) for your testing could be to teach Satan a lesson.  Oh yes, you know he needs to be taught a lesson. 

Remember the story of the children of Israel and how the Lord delivered them� God could have easily breathed on the situation to deliver the children of Israel, but He chose to give the Egyptians something to remember.  He wanted them to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that He was God, and He was and still is in control!

Exodus 7:3-5 And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.  But Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you, that I may lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth mine armies, and my people the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments.  AND THE EGYPTIANS SHALL KNOW THAT I AM THE LORD, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.

He wanted Pharaoh to know, He wanted the task masters to know, He wanted their magicians to know, He wanted their priests to know, He wanted the chariots to know, He wanted their horses to know.  He wanted them to know that He could have freed His people anytime He wanted to. He wanted everyone in Egypt to know whom He was and that He was in control� not them!  God knows when to say ENOUGH, so Keep moving!

You see no matter what type of hell you are going through, Satan can only do what the Lord allows him to do. �Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord� God is still in charge!  Wickedness will only last for a while; evil has a temporary throne that is quickly wasting away� so keep moving

The hell you are going through will soon be behind you.  God is teaching Satan a lesson, you don�t have to worry, but you must keep moving.  Don�t worry whether or not the enemy is gaining on you�.just keep moving.

If your world has turned upside down� keep moving

If sickness has come to your house� keep moving

If death has knocked at your door� keep moving

If your friends have turned their back on you� keep moving

If your bills are weighing you down� keep moving

If your enemies and your foes come upon you to eat up your flesh� keep moving

How do you keep moving?  Pray and Praise your way through!  No matter what you are going through� Praise Him!!!

Through many dangers, toils and snares
I have already come
Tis grace hath brought me safe thus far,
And grace will lead me home

God will turn your defeat into victory, your tears into joy, your cries into hallelujah!  All you have to do is keep moving and praise him.  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.  You must walk through, you must keep moving, you must not stop! 

 What would have happened�.

If Abraham had stopped�
He would have never been called the father of nations.

 If Moses had stopped..
The children of Israel would still be in slavery in Egypt. 

If Joshua had stopped�
The walls of Jericho�s would have never come down. 

If Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego had stopped�
They would have never survived the fiery furnace.

  If Daniel had stopped...
He would have never survived the lion�s den.

 If David had stopped�
He would have never fought Goliath.  

If Peter and John had stopped�
The lame man at the gate would have never walked.

 Most important�. What If Jesus had stopped?


You can�t stop!  If you stop it�s not just your life here that you are giving up on, but God�s Word says your stopping, your giving up, and your turning back means you are not fit for His Kingdom.   I didn�t say it, God did!

And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. Luke 9:62 

So if you are not fit for His Kingdom where does that leave you?  Think about it.  There is only one person that will want you then, there is only one place left for you then.

So let me ask you this question, and it�s going to shock you. �What in hell do you want?�  Close your mouth! I told you that it would shock you, but you needed to be shocked.  It is a question that you should be asking yourself.  Why? Have you read anything good about hell? Have you heard anything good about hell? You�d better ask somebody! 

 I don�t know about you, but that is nothing in hell for me. I don�t like what I have read about concerning hell.  I have read what the enemy has in store for those that follow him and keep his promises.  His fringe benefits will always have me seeking employment in the Kingdom of God.  To quote a phrase from the Rock: Have you smelled what the enemy is cooking? Look at what Satan is offering his children in his kingdom:

But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.  Mat 8:12 

 And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Mat 13:42 

And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Mat 25:30 

 And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. Rev 20:15 


Now let�s look at what God has promised his children in His Kingdom:

Rev 2:7 To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

Rev 2:11 He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.

Rev 2:17 To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

Rev 2:26 - 29 To him  that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:  And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.   And I will give him the morning star. 

Rev 3:5 -6 He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels.

Rev 3:12-13 Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name. 

 Rev 3:21 -22 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne. 

Now we have all had to seek employment at one time or another in our lives, compare the two organizations, which would you rather work for? 

So next time all hell breaks loose in your life, the next time you feel yourself going through hell, you�d better not don�t stop, keep moving, HEAVEN IS WAITING FOR YOU!






You�ve come to a place in your life where you can�t turn around, and you can�t see how to go forward.

  You�re at the Red Sea of your life.  

I have not brought you this far to leave you

I brought you into the wilderness and I will lead you out.

Lift your head high and praise Me. 

Praise Me until the Red Sea in your life opens.

Walk, walk on through.  Do not be afraid. 

Lo, I am with you always, even until the end of the earth.

  I will not allow the waters to overtake thee

Be not afraid, I am with you

I am your God.  Use what I have given you. 

Walk on, I am waiting for you.


When things go wrong, as they sometime will
When the road you�re trudging seems all uphill,
When the funds are low, and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh
When care is pressing you down a bit
Rest if you must, but don�t you quit.

Life is queer with it�s twists and turns,
As everyone of us sometimes learns,
And many a failure turns about
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don�t give up though the pace seems low
You may succeed with another blow.

Success is failure turned inside out
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt
And you never can tell how close you are
It may be near when it seems so far;
So stick to the fight when you are hardest hit,
It�s when things seems worse,
 that you must not quit


When things seem difficult, remember you have within you the power to make things better


And all of your prayers


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Shearon Hurst-Roach
Chosen One Outreach Ministries