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Itís Hammer Time
It’s Hammer Time
By Wayne McDonald

 

Jeremiah 23:29, “Is not My word like fire [that consumes all that cannot endure the test]? Says the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks in pieces the rock [of most stubborn resistance]?”Are you facing some type of resistance today? Maybe is a test in your marriage or resistance in your finances.

I have good news for you today! God has given you the hammer of His word. Proverbs 18:21 says, “Life and death are in the power of the tongue.” Speak life over your situation! Maybe you feel like there is nothing left to speak to. Maybe all that is left are broken pieces. It is never too late! Just pick up the pieces and get out your hammer and rebuild.

One time in a dream the Lord showed me a grand house that was being built. I saw the foundation being laid and the framing of the walls and then all of the sudden the worked stopped. I did not understand what was happening. Then I saw that the windows were boarded up and there was a sign placed at the front of the house that said, "condemned."

I asked the Lord in the dream what it meant. He showed me that the example of the house was a person who heard the word and began to use it and build their life. However, they soon became discouraged and stopped speaking the word. A sense of despair began to set in and they felt condemned. As I was observing this situation all of the sudden I heard hammers swinging again and the sign was torn down and the boards were taken off the windows. The house began to be rebuilt right in front of my eyes.

I heard the Lord say, "They took hold of my word again and began to speak it over their life." God’s word works but we have to work it. Speak the promises of God over your life and keep doing it until they come to pass. Use your hammer to break in pieces the rock [of most stubborn resistance] and use it to build your life. It’s Hammer Time!