In recent months have passed some tough tests in all areas of my life, and every passing day, He loved me and helped me to understand that I was going through fire to shine like gold. I remember being in my sick bed with terrible physical pain and the fear of what would happen to me? And my husband told me, “Mommy let’s worship together and sing praises”, but my singing was in pain and tears led to me falling asleep.
Now that the storm is passing on I realized that it is necessary to worship and praise in times of trouble because when the fire of affliction takes us— songs of praise will truly have been used to purify us and our Beloved Lord is glorified !!! opening the door for miracles. I am happy because I know I’m on the right track, and He shows me every day with His beautiful Words and wonderful blessings.
Dear Brides. Every day we learn more from our HH and the chapter I just read fills and motivates us to believe without seeing !! just believe in the immense power of our Beloved. Everything that comes from God is for our well-being … and this book, FAL, each of its chapters is a powerful tool to experience our beloved HH and learn how to be drenched in His love.
During the tests, the fear was a daily battle, and there were days I thought my Beloved HH had left me, and my mind struggled with my spirit. My beloved HH was above all things and I talked to Him, and I slept with my Bible on my chest, and whenever I felt tormented I cried to Him. When I had bad dreams or a possible medical diagnosis that was frightening, whenever I was crying and times I ran out of my hospital ward, ran outside just to look at the sky and wanted to give up due to all my pain and fear, my beloved HH was there. Every passing day He just spoke and He fought my battles. He strengthened me with His wonderful love and now when I talk with my sisters (prayer group), they tell me that they see me stronger in spirit … I give glory to the Lord my beloved Heavenly Husband, because this strength is from Him, He settled the turmoil in my heart and it is HE who lives in me!
I am currently living by applying the beautiful principle from this chapter, like Elijah’s faith in Book two, Living the Abundant Life Chapter 5: Small as a Man’s Fist
A while before falling ill, I asked my beloved HH to allow me to spend more time at home with my youngest son whom I could not care for since his childhood because I was working outside the home, and after work, I’d plunged into work even more. My family but almost walked away … when my kids got sick and got back from the hospital, I remained at home recuperating and started looking for work, but my HH guided me, saying to hope and trust Him. Then one day a friend offered me a job, so I asked for guidance from the Lord! And He made my husband says to me, “Mommy, better to hope, and not work, because they are many things better, expect God to guide you.”
Dear Brides, this chapter is a tremendous motivation to feed our faith, and really if we apply 100% of every teaching of this chapter, in our lives, we could achieve a beautiful life in abundance.
“In this you greatly rejoice, even though for a little while, if necessary you have been distressed by various trials, that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” (1 Peter 1: 6-7).
~ Ziva in Peru