Psalm 73

 

Today I read Psalm 73. I knew basically what it was about. It is about seeing the wicked prosper and not understanding it “UNTIL I went into the Sanctuary of God, then I understood their end” (v.17).

But the Holy Spirit so quickened another verse to me that I have meditated it ever since. And I wanted to share it with others. I texted it to my children and grandchildren. I tweeted it. And now I am sending it to you.

I realize that this verse insures my entire future. My future at age 82, or my youngest grandchild’s, Isaac, at age 11.

And here it is!!!!!!!

“Thou shalt guide me with Thy counsel, and afterward receive me to Glory.”
Psalm 73:24

 

Shalom and Blessing

P.S. Of course, you and I have to put ourselves in the position of listening to His counsel. Fellowshipping with Him through His Word. And Prayer. (There has to be what I call “the listening side of prayer.”) Practicing His Presence.

 

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88 Comments

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    Sharon K Newman on December 12, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    Yes! Your counsel, oh Father God, is my very being!

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      Dr Wanda Ophelia Wallace on December 14, 2020 at 9:06 am

      I received this my faith. Thank you for your continued faith to keep me informed ????

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        Deborah Koprowski on January 7, 2021 at 8:31 am

        Thank you so much and praying that our God and precious Father continue to abundantly bless and keep you and yours as you continue to pour out to so many of us. With a grateful heart ❤️

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        Mural W. Lanier on July 10, 2021 at 7:43 pm

        I believe and I receive it NOW in the name of Christ Jesus Our Lord! Thank you for your thoughtfulness, faith and commitment to keep us in right standing with God.

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      Audrey L Mitchell on December 14, 2020 at 9:21 am

      Thank you for sharing this passage of Scripture with us. Now we too can meditate this passage. God continue to bless you.

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      Diane K on December 14, 2020 at 3:21 pm

      Thank you Pastor Billye. I am learning to practice his present and Psalm 73:24 is reassuring. Please continue to share. I know you have a busy schedule.

  2. BC on December 12, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    Excellent

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      Pamela Henkel on December 12, 2020 at 5:46 pm

      Amen! This is a life verse for me… thank you for sharing . It has blessed me immensely. I will tuck away extra time to hear from heaven.

      BLESSINGS

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      Willie Woodson on December 12, 2020 at 5:53 pm

      Amen, our God is Faithful.

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        Pastor Sandra Carcamo on December 12, 2020 at 6:41 pm

        Wonderful messageDear women of God. I will share with my family too.

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        Cindy Knudsen on December 12, 2020 at 8:46 pm

        Love you Billye. God is good and faithful. I went to sleep last night saying,”I trust You Lord.”

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        Linda Bialecki on December 12, 2020 at 9:38 pm

        AMEN !! JESUS always has a way out for us. HE is so faithful.

      • Colleen Danchak on December 12, 2020 at 11:39 pm

        Soooo good. Thank you Billye. Amen. Faithful trusted assurance.

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        Caroline Kinzel on December 13, 2020 at 12:59 am

        Hello Sister I always love your blogs they encourage me so much I was also led to the book of Psalms and He told me that Ps 20 is for this year 2020 and Ps 21 is for the coming year 2021! This so encouraged my Spirit and if you read it in the Passion T you will see at the top it even says for the end of times .. ❤️

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          Patsy on December 13, 2020 at 7:20 am

          Thank you so much for sharing this! It excites my spirit! I am reading Psalm 21 as often as I think about it because it blesses me so.

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            Sandra McWilliams, Texarkana, TX on December 16, 2020 at 1:59 pm

            Thanks for sharing I will take heed and listen throughly to his counsel and by faith I now receive this does insure my future and my children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren to generations to come . I now daily with honor and respect practice his presence. Blessings and Favor and victory always in Jesus Name!!!



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        Janet Rector Bryant on December 13, 2020 at 6:43 am

        Amazing!

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        Shelia Gwillim on December 14, 2020 at 6:00 am

        Thank you for sharing. Vs 18 popped out at me the slippery places. Nothing is as sure as Jesus our sure foundation. I keep praying and getting the word enditements so, this is another confirmation. Thank you for bringing out vs 17 such peace with the Lord!!

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      LauReen Perkins on December 12, 2020 at 6:11 pm

      Thanks Billye! You are always uplifting and encouraging. God bless you my sister. What a time in glory we are going to have.

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      Brenda. C Williams on December 12, 2020 at 6:25 pm

      I recieve it. Thank You.WE LOVE YOU BILLYE.CHRIST JESUS AND ME.A young 75 on the 20th.

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        Linda Bialecki on December 12, 2020 at 9:39 pm

        I need to listen more than talk. Thank you JESUS for Your patience

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      Derrick Jamison on December 12, 2020 at 6:47 pm

      Amen God bless you sister in christ please pray for me and the Jamison family,thanks God bless you????

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      Mac on December 12, 2020 at 6:50 pm

      Thank you. You are a blessing!

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      MaryAnn Byrd on December 12, 2020 at 7:13 pm

      Yes. Thank you Dear Ms. Billye. I so appreciate this prayer force of yours that God has raised up under your leadership. We are blessed beyond measure to be living in these end of days. I can’t express my gratitude enough that God has raised you and your dear family and staff for such a time as this.
      Love and Blessings to you all.

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        Carol roy on December 12, 2020 at 8:10 pm

        Amen!

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      FAITH DARLING on December 12, 2020 at 7:18 pm

      THIS IS SO TRUE AND I EANT TO GET BETTER AT UNDERSTANDING HI WORD I AM READING MORE NOW THEN EVER BEFORE !! AND i PRAY LIKE NEVER BEBORE TOO !! AND FOR THE FIRST TIMR INM M LIFE I PAYA IN TOUNGS ANS LOVE IT … GOD IS SO VERY GOOD TO ME NO MATTER WHAT IS GOING ON IN MY LIFE AND MY FAMILY’S LIFE LORD JESUS IS ALL WE NEED AND I’M SO VERY THANKFULL FOR HIM IN MY LIFE AND THERE’S AS I I PAY PSALM 91 OVER THEM DALIY AND MY LIFE HAS SO MUCH PEASE AND JOT BEHOND MY UNDERSANDING !! I LOVE YOU JESUS …. AMEN FAITH DARLING

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      Charles Hussey on December 12, 2020 at 7:41 pm

      Joshua 1:6>9 is one of my standbys

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      Lois Arconti on December 12, 2020 at 9:59 pm

      Amen!

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      Jane W Milligan on December 12, 2020 at 10:09 pm

      amen amen amen

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      Marcela on December 12, 2020 at 11:12 pm

      Amen God is the strength of my heart

      and my portion forever.

      Thank you so much Dr Billybrim.

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      Dolly Crockett on December 13, 2020 at 12:41 am

      Love her teaching. Words from the Lord

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      AnnetteRowan on December 13, 2020 at 4:47 am

      Yes and Amem.!!

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      Amelia myers on December 13, 2020 at 6:40 am

      Thank you for sharing!

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      Jamie Roberts on December 13, 2020 at 9:54 am

      Amen!!! Miss Billye… Thank you for sharing, thank you Holy Spirit for the reminder, Thank you Jesus for your love, fellowship and for the Holy Spirit!!!???????????? Praise God!!!

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      Jo Drinkard on December 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm

      Amen!

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      Carolyn Reinneck on December 13, 2020 at 8:13 pm

      I appreciate it when you share these golden nuggets. I trust that you are hearing from God. No doubt !! Love you!

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        Gregory(Greg) Meissner on December 14, 2020 at 12:23 pm

        YOUR WORD(JESUS) IS A
        LAMP TO my feet and A LIGHT TO my path!
        THE COMMANDMENT OF THE LORD IS PURE,
        ENLIGHTENING my eyes.
        Thank you MaBillye for your FAITH and the faithful sharing of HIS COUNSEL AS IT IS CERTAIN AND SURE to us HIS daughters and sons in this hour.
        So grateful to be inclined to HIS COUNSEL to listen, hear, pray, trust, obey.
        Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in YOUR SIGHT, O’ LORD my STRENGTH and my REDEEMER.????

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        Peggy Tucker on December 20, 2020 at 1:47 am

        Peggy I received this by faith and I am in total agreement with you praying for you and your ministry ni

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      Sandy Callahan on December 14, 2020 at 5:09 am

      It is such a joy and peace to know the Lord’s comfort for His people. While the enemies of the Lord contend, the people of the Lord maintain their position of rest in the Lord.

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    penny marrone on December 12, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    Amen we get so excited with our prayer that we dont listen to what he has to say. With what is happening in our election the remnant has prayed the word and we have seen the the hidden things coming to a service and now with the supreme court not want to hear our case its tinde to pray in the spirit to end this . We have relied on our own understanding but now we need to pray in the spirit to finish this.

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      Linda Laton lat on December 12, 2020 at 6:17 pm

      AMEM

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    Donna on December 12, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    Thank you!! Love listening to you, using my authority bc of your teaching

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    Katherine Spencer on December 12, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Thank you BillyeBrim, I find myself seeking His counsel more than ever in these times. Bless you and the Prayers

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      Jeanne Leto on December 12, 2020 at 6:03 pm

      Let the Tower of Babel fall, let our nation be His! Amen

  6. Maura Bates on December 12, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    This is SOOOO powerful. My husband and I just studied His Counsel!

    Amen!!! To Practicing His Presence

    Shalom and Blessings to ALL His hearer’s.

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    Sheila Murrell on December 12, 2020 at 5:56 pm

    Amen!

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    Margie Newsom on December 12, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    Because GOD is guiding us with His counsel, we have put our trust in Him and we declare all His works.

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    Kentlynda94 @gmail.com on December 12, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    I love watching you on Kenneth and Gloria Copeland’s program When will you be on again so I can dvr it?

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    Rosemarie Basinger on December 12, 2020 at 6:42 pm

    Thank you this is so helpful and encouraging.

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    Mossy Pinchback on December 12, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    With long life i will satisfy them and show them My salvation (please dont add my name, initials only)

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    Delilah Anderson on December 12, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    Thank you and I receive it! Thank you Jesus

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    Betty on December 12, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Thank you

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    Tonda on December 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    Thank you for your sincere guidance. I’ve listened to you for years and I place a lot of confidence in your preaching.

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    Jerome Lawrence on December 12, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    thank you sister Billye for this, it is exactly what I needed today
    Prayer also takes listening – excellent
    May God BLESS you richly

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    Gwen Ricks on December 12, 2020 at 7:16 pm

    Thank you for sharing when we have needed this today! Not understanding why our Supreme Court would not hear our plea!
    As I have been meditating in Exodus 14, I can see that as God hardened Egypt heart and lured them to the Red Sea, Our God gets the glory and He will this time!

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      Carol roy on December 12, 2020 at 8:07 pm

      Amen!

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    Mary Anne Wirth on December 12, 2020 at 7:41 pm

    Thank you, Billye. At 80 yrs, I am not far behind you. I have been so caught up with our prayer time, positional authority, and what is happening all around us, listening to the prophets, that I have been neglecting my alone time with God. Than you for the reminder. Bless you and your family. We love you and your teaching.

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      Nancy and Isaiah on December 12, 2020 at 9:16 pm

      Blessings,,,and thank you for your faithfulness to finish the work GOD has for you

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    Carole Rambo on December 12, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    What a promise…Thanks for the reinforcement of the Word…I think whether 80 or 11 time is short on God’s calendar. Be blessed????

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      Sourneat Krawczak AKA Anna K. on December 13, 2020 at 1:50 pm

      Shalom! Thank you, Sister Billye! I had in my Bible the date Sep. 16, 2006, was the date I fasted as I was going through something. But the Lord spoke to me in the shower as I sobbed. It was the year when my grandmother passed. We had a beautiful small funeral for her and a man of God preached a great message of salvation. It was also the time when I transitioned to a new job that the Lord has just promoted me. Glory to God! Vs. 12 “Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.” A Psalm of Asaph. Then the Lord spoke to Habakkuk in Chapter 2:2-3 to write the vision. That’s when I started to write my own vision each year of how I prophesy to my own life as God sees me.
      Thank you for being such a blessing to the Body of Christ with your word of encouragement and wisdom from our Lord. I believe as Brother Hagin prophesied you have helped us to be a part of that – “…there’s going to be a whole company of believers who will rise up with the authority that is theirs…they will do the work that God intended they should do.” Blessings to you and your family and at BBM. We love you – Blessed the Lord who blessed us with all spiritual blessings in Christ Jesus. Hallelujah! With love, Anna K. Virginia

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    Ricky Bratton on December 12, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    I want to thank you for this Word. It reminds me that I need to be guided by His counsel. And yes, our destiny is His glory. As for this electoral process, I believe our Father is allowing us to exhaust all of our idea’s and abilities. So that when He steps in (And He will step in-our President is the friend of Israel), we will say, only our God and Father could have done this. And He will receive all the glory. I am EXCITED to see what my Father has in store for this electoral process!!! It’s going to be GRAND and SIMPLE at the same time. We have prayed, we have believed and we have spoken (decreed, declared & commanded). Now it is time for us to REST. And allow our Father to do His part. My statement of faith, “Dad Your up, I’ll be over here out of Your way, watching You show out.”hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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    Peggy Berets on December 12, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Ty and bless you. I’ve been studying since my divorce. About 14 years. His word is my salvation. Bless you and your lovely family at Christmas. I’ll never forget studying The Authority of the believer with you and Glo.

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    Gail on December 12, 2020 at 8:50 pm

    Excellent. Thank you

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    Mary on December 12, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Thanks Billye for sharing this verse You have no idea how it blessed me. I lost my amazing son recently and I am looking forward to the day when God “receives me in to Glory.” Our great hope. Until then may He use us to advance His kingdom however we can.

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    Joanne Drenckpohl on December 12, 2020 at 9:26 pm

    Thank you

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    Gymmie Smith on December 12, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    I often read 73:23-26 at graveside services along with 17:15 from The Living Bible, which states, “as for me, my contentment is not in wealth but in seeing you and knowing all is well between us. And when I awake in Heaven, I will be fully satisfied, for I will see you face to face.”
    Twice these passages have blessed family members who were not sure if their loved one was in heaven or if spirit, soul & body were in the grave awaiting the rapture. Such a great relief to hear the truth from the Word.
    This is one of my favorite passages.

    Thank You.

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    Janet L Smith on December 12, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Thank you for sharing your heart of instruction from our Heavenly Father’s book today! His mercies are new every morning!

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    JoAnn Thurman on December 12, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Thank You, Sister Billye, whatever God gives you is a treasure to me!
    God bless you always!

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    Yeli Vale on December 12, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    Thanks Ms Billye!

    That is very well-timed message.

    I received it as a WORD from the LORD. And a good complement for the Psalm 121 that I meditated on this morning and through the day 🙂

    Our LORD is so good, He is our Keeper, He is our Refuge.
    GLORY to His Name forever and ever. Amen!!

    Shalom, shalom!

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    Susanna Lorg on December 12, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Good word… thank you Billye, thank You Lord!

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    Leslie Pierce on December 12, 2020 at 11:06 pm

    I guess I had forgotten that one. What a great verse. good stuff.

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    Peggy Tucker on December 13, 2020 at 12:31 am

    Praise God I received this for myself and my family you are a blessing love and prayers

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    Raewynne Breman on December 13, 2020 at 1:13 am

    Amen and Amen Miss Billye????????????Blessings abound????So appreciate the Word you bring ????Thankyou JESUS ????????Much much love and blessings to you all from Tauranga, The Bay of Plenty New Zealand ❤️❤️❤️

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    Yeli Vale on December 13, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Good and blessed morning!

    I have a Bible side by side KJV-NIV and time ago in my time of prayer I marked this verses and it reads as follow:

    2 Chronicles 20: 15 KJV:

    ..Thus said the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God’s.

    2 Chronicles 20: 17 NIV:

    You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the LORD will give you….

    2 Chronicles 20: 18 KJV:

    ….worshiping the LORD.

    2 Chronicles 20: 19, 20KJV:

    …praise the LORD God of Israel with a loud voice on high.

    …Believe in the LORD ( NIV: Have faith in the LORD your God) KJV … so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

    2 Chronicles 20: 21KJV:

    This is underline in red ink no highlighted

    …appointed singers unto the LORD, …that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endures forever.

    2 Chronicles 20: 22 KJV:

    And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount…. ( I wrote: them, the enemy)

    And this morning… I open my Bible to go to my scripture in Psalms to meditate on it and it opened right there ???? what a Blessing to me today to read this. The WORD of the LORD is so precious.

    Praise the LORD; for His mercy endures forever.

    Oh LORD our good FATHER thanks for your LOVE for your FAITHFULNESS. We love YOU because YOU love us first.. thank YOU❣️

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    Maria Walker on December 13, 2020 at 7:21 am

    Thank you for sharing this with us Dr. Billye Brim!!!
    My reply “ Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah “!!!!!!!
    Glory Glory Glory to our Lord God Almighty for this Promise!!!!!
    Blessed be the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ now and forever more!!!!!

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    Sheila Smith on December 13, 2020 at 7:35 am

    Thank you so much for this reminder to listen to God’s counsel. I was reminded yesterday in James 1:9 to be quick to hear and slow to speak. I love you and your family

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    Rita on December 13, 2020 at 7:37 am

    Thank you for such a word. I thank Daddy that any day any time I may have audience with Him because of my Jesus. Audience with Him. Listening, watching, hearing Him. A quiet audience so that I hear His sweet still voice.

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    catherine regan on December 13, 2020 at 7:58 am

    Billye, I have a note posted on the inside of a kitchen cabinet regarding a time when your husband thought his mother’s cooking trumped yours. “Love is not touchy…” 🙂

    Love you, C

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    Joyce Vanderhorst-Gamble on December 13, 2020 at 10:53 am

    Yes ,I have submerged myself is studying night and day. I armored up, anointed and sing Praise and Glory as I carry my Cross thru the streets. The name of my Ministry is the Kingdom Warriors Outreach Ministry .We are learning and forever growing closer to be in HIS PRESENCE.We fight the go fight with scriptures against the evil one.. We never let our guard down. We are always standing on the WORD from. God. I enjoy your Ministry and that of the Copelands. Maybe if it is Gods well our paths will meet. GOD BLESS

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    Joyce Vanderhorst-Gamble on December 13, 2020 at 11:03 am

    I am always studying the Word from GOD night and day. And when I sleep I am listening to scriptures.I am always willing to hear from the Holy Spirit. But now I want to get closer to my Father.I want to be IN HIS PRESENCE. I carry my cross thru the streets of Harrisburg, pa . And Yes this is the season to do it . I am armored up, anointed up and I am ready for Battle. I fight a good fight with scriptures and the evil one has go flee.I use scriptures whenever it is necessary.Why because we are in this world but not of this world. AMEN. The name of my Ministry is Kingdom Warriors Outreach Ministries, I follow your Ministry and the Copelands. GOD BLESS YOU and your Ministry.Maybe one day our Paths will meet. God Bless.

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    Lynda Fork Kintz on December 13, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    Thank You, Sister Billye for this bringing this scripture to our attention. I wanted to thank you, also, for teaching me to Practice His Presence. Practicing His Presence has changed my life and blesses me day and night!

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    Jeanine Placide-Carthans on December 13, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    Thank You , thank you so very much for Psalm 73:24
    “Fellowshipping with Him through His Word and Prayer ( There has to be what I call : The Listening side of prayer.”)
    Practicing His Presence “
    Thank You! This is So powerful: Fellowshipping with Him ! What an honor ! I do know that God the kind of love of God is Agape love!
    With the world going virtual, I have been blessed to grow closer to Our Father so much more than in my entire life of 66 years on this earth. I am very grateful that through The Word of God I was healed at 2017 Southwest Believer Convention With KCM.
    That was A Door to many Blessings ! Since March 2020 , I feel like a kid in a candy store …
    …Jesus came so we may have life more Abundantly!
    I am so forever grateful for the Abundance of The Knowledge of God and his Son Jesus available now in the world that my dream to know Our Father is being fulfilled without living home and all the expenses . My WOW to win people to the Lord has grew roots again and sustained people zeal for life and for growing closer to Jesus & Our Loving Father .
    Billye , please ,would you point out recommend me material about Fellowshipping with Him ?

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    Deborah Sirleaf on December 14, 2020 at 8:15 am

    Thank you Billye. God bless and enjoy your day.

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    Mary Gilbert on December 14, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    What a glorious promise!! Yes and Amen!

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    Martha M. Lanham on December 14, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    I DO HEAR the voice of my Father, and the voice of a stranger I will not follow, in Jesus’ name. Amen

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    Ricky Bratton on December 15, 2020 at 10:50 am

    I believe we are coming into a Psalm 2 moment in our Nation. I believe Our God is sitting in the heaven’s laughing at the enemy as he thinks he’s triumphing in our elections. Just the same as he thought he was triumphing at the death of our Lord. We are buried in the grave right now, but day 3 is on the way. Our election is headed for a glorious resurrection of a 2nd term of Presidency for our beloved Donald J Trump, God’s man of the hour. He has a job to finish and we need him to finish it. Bring it Lord…..display Your glory and power!!!

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    Jo on December 15, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    THANK YOU Sister Billye,

    A word in due season & just what I needed @the time!

    Blessings & Hugs.

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    SGM Judy Hindman on January 1, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Thank you Sister Billye for sharing wisdom and insights from our Daddy God!!
    Blessings,
    SGM Judy

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