A New Thing

Believers are always so quick to quote popular Scripture. Certain ones are said and like alarm clocks set to go off at just the right time, we shout them down with our “Amens” & “Yes Lords”…but are we really being real? Are we really taking notice of the Word of God? The things we shout about, recite, and pray for.

In Isaiah 43:19, God speaks through the prophet saying, Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

We want new things to be done through us. We dream about them & confess the right Scriptures that’ll bring them towards our grasp. And if we’re in the mood when our favorite preacher gets on a roll about new things, we’ll leap from our seats in a rush of anticipation.

But what happens when God steps in to begin His process of preparation, & pruning, & rearranging? I’ll tell you what…. We quickly search, not only for a seat, but for a hiding place. The shouting stops, the boldness wanes, and the discomfort that always comes from the pursuit of new seeps in.But the thing is, this isn’t even about our prayers. It’s about God fulfilling His word. He’s looking for Believers willing to allow Him to do a new thing through.

We’re living in the most idolatrous time ever known to man. Everywhere we see, the media is suggesting someone or something else to idolize. Everybody wants to sound like, look like, be like, or live like somebody else. So we shave off any newness God’s trying to cultivate in our effort to imitate. And in doing so we stifle our witness to the glory of God.

We have children, nieces, nephews, neighbors and nations to lead out of states of hypnotized depression, disease & defeat and we’ll never succeed with old religious methods. There’s a move of God happening right now that’s so pristinely new, to call it fresh would be blasphemy. He’s pouring out the anointing of His wisdom; the genius of His creativity; the vigor of His health; and the majesty of His riches.

Old wineskins will never hold new wine. Get in the presence of His Word and let Him transform you. Understand the transformation of your self by the Spirit of His Word IS the new thing God so hungers to do in the earth. And instead of fearing when you find yourself being shaped all alone, celebrate. Shout Hallelujah to Hosanna the King and trust God’s making you into a new thing.

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About Alaina Odessa Expressions

Alaina Odessa is a Christian poet and author of Slow Running Honey, an anointed book of poetry that speaks to the secrets, self deception, and lack of self awareness that is holding many of God's people back from the abundance He created them for. She is creator of Alaina Odessa Expressions, a company dedicated to helping others 'Cultivate the God made self' through poetry, theatre, workshops, lectures, & television. Godly information fosters the mind renewal process all Christians must undertake to experience the fullness of Christ's sacrifice. Alaina Odessa Expressions strives to provide edifying, life changing content.
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2 Responses to A New Thing

  1. kim says:

    I love this BLOG!God really spoke to me through this,he is having me to step out on faith rt now and do something new with me. So I really liked how you related you blog into not allowing our sales to b compared to others to determine our own Destiny.

    I believe we have been trained to b great u must follow in the footsteps of somebody I mean anybody for heavens sake,but when u truly say God use me as your vessel to bring ur kingdom Glory then we must allow him to use us to bring him Glory however that may be.
    I have really enjoyed reading your most lately,they have really keep me inspired through the week and helping me to press forward.You r a phenomenal writer for the kingdom and of course you got lots of WISDOM!!

    • Amen, SistaGirl!!! Thank you so much! I love that you love the Blog…LOL:-) Allowing God to use us is His greatest pleasure!!! Keep pressing into your God made self….the Kingdom is in need of the fulfillment of YOU!!! ❤

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