Following is a word from the Lord I received for a dear beloved child of God. I was released to share this as an example of how the Lord cares for His dear ones and desires to speak and soothe the wounds of the heart from times past while shedding the light of hope for a future. When we hear how the Lord speaks to others in personal ways, we can get a glimpse of who He is and how He deals with us. I hope this word encouraged and inspires you to continue on the adventure with our great Shepherd.
I delight in pouring out upon you. I make you highly favored and stout-hearted. I strengthen you, I delight in your mind and the works of your hands. I’ve seen every detail of your work as you complete each detail as unto Me, to be right and fair. So too I pour what is right and fair upon you, I give you what is just for you have stood so long in a path of in justice, being overcome with the works against you made from the evil thoughts and intents of others. I give you My justice. I look upon you and call you blessed, one highly respected. I give you laughter again, not the social laughter of being kind to laugh at what others say, but a deep belly laugh that you have long since forgotten.
Oh, how hard has been your struggle to make right the wrongs done unto you in so many ways. You have struggled to build up that wall which was torn down around you. It seemed as though the wall kept getting knocked over, as though you could not make headway in building a strong, high wall to put your life back together. I tell you this day, I build your wall and it will not topple. I make it high and surround you with My songs of deliverance. I bring justice to the oppressed for have you not also worked to do the same for those around you, even when you received none.
I give to you, My beloved and mighty man of valor, an outpouring of My Spirit you have longed for and will be your refreshment. I give you an outpouring of physical blessings that will satisfy your heart and open wide your mouth with awe. You are the head and not the tail. You are My tender shepherd to my people and those who will be called by my name. Oh, gentle shepherd, I make green your fields to give you an abundance to feed those around you. I give you spacious fields so that you can let in the wandering sheep to play, frolic, and find a home.
You are not dried up, you are not finished, your best days are not behind you. I refresh your springs that have run dry to renew you and so that all those around you can be invited to drink deeply of and be satisfied as well. Out of your belly will flow rivers of living water that will not be stopped. I restore unto you the years the locust have eaten, the young locust and the locust swarm. I redeem your time, for how needful you are to Me.
Yes, I will use you not to be spent and worn out, but to operate in the fruitful gifts I bestow upon you, to give from your abundance. No more meager days of scraping by and wondering where this or that will come from. But I make you to lie down in green pastures with Me, green lush fresh pastures of abundance. Watch how I will bring it forth, it will amaze even you, my thoughtful child.
The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”
“If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord. On the contrary: if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.”