Partaking Of His Promises + (Giveaway)

 

 

 

 

 

But Jesus answered, “The scripture says, ‘Human beings cannot live on bread alone, but need every word that God speaks.’” (Matthew 4:4 GNT)

Today’s focal verse is one of my favorite verses in the entire Bible because it’s a very powerful reminder of how vital it is for us to not only partake of the word of God everyday, but to savor, revel in, and meditate upon the truth of its promises to us.

I also love the AMP version of today’s focal verse as well because it adds a bit more depth which makes the words of Jesus a bit more personal to us.

But Jesus replied, “It is written and forever remains written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes out of the mouth of God.’” (Matthew 4:4 AMP)

I’m a genuine lover of the Bible and I have just been lingering in and enjoying it almost every single day for the last 11 years. However, as 2019 was starting to come to a close, The Lord really started to deeply impress upon my heart how necessary it was going to be to truly feast upon and stay rooted in the word of God in days ahead. I had many nights where The Lord would wake me up in the middle of the night and give me a specific verse or passage of scripture to meditate on for that day. And so, all of 2020, I just consumed the word every single day.

That was such a game changer for me because in doing that, I had SO many “selah moments”. Moments where I was just able to intentionally pause, intimately reflect upon, and truly internalize the word of God. And as I did that, SO many of God’s promises took root in my heart and just began to blossom and come alive in my life in ways that I could have never dreamed or imagined.

I share this with you guys because I know that if you were to do the same, you would begin to foster and cultivate this new hunger, appreciation, faith in, and love for God’s word as you witness His promises come to fruition in your own lives.

I leave you with this verse to pause and reflect upon… What a God you are! Your path for me has been perfect! All your promises have proven true. What a secure shelter for all those who turn to hide themselves in You! You are the wrap-around God giving grace to me. (Psalm 18:30 TPT)

Hide yourself in His word and you will partake of His promises.

And don’t for a minute let this Book of The Revelation be out of mind. Ponder and meditate on it day and night, making sure you practice everything written in it. Then you’ll get where you’re going; then you’ll succeed.  (Joshua 1:8 MSG)

 

Sunday Soul Kiss 411

1.) As most of you guys already know, I LOVE jewelry and I LOVE the word of God, so “A.S.-K.S.” has partnered to two amazing companies that have used nanotechnology to mount the Bible into beautiful pieces of jewelry. To find out more about Jerusalem Nano Bible and our partnership, please click here. To find out more info about Tanaor Nano Bible Jewelry and our partnership, please click here. When you shop with either company use the code ASKS10 when you checkout and you’ll receive a 10% discount.

2.) The Holy Kisses from A.S.-K.S. online shop is back and we have awesome new merchandise for you all to check out, so swing by the shop here! You can also check out my Etsy shop here!

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Sunday Soul Kiss Kingdom Creative/Entrepreneur Spotlight Of The Week

This week’s Sunday Soul Kiss spotlight shines on Lyn Joyfull who is a beautiful woman of God and CEO of Love Yourself Jewelry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I bought the beautiful mystic rainbow topaz ring that you see above from Lyn last year in July and not only did I receive the ring that I bought, but The Lord impressed it upon Lyn’s heart to also send me an amazing prophetic word and a sterling silver band with “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine…” engraved on it. That is from the Song of Solomon 6:3. The Song of Solomon is my favorite book in the Bible because a few years ago I had several supernatural encounters with God that were directly from the Song of Solomon after The Lord had me camp out in that particular book for about 4 years. But just to show you how The Lord works, you would have to be very close to me to know that and I had never met Lyn.

To shop with Lyn at Love Yourself Jewelry, please click here.  If you’d like to connect with her on social media, you may do so through the following links. Instagram / Facebook

Sunday Kiss Book Of The Week

This week’s Sunday Soul Kiss book of the week was written by my great friend/my Sis and simply an incredible woman of God, Monique M. Thomas!

You guys have probably already seen me talk about this book on my social media a few times, but it’s SO good! And if you want to know what it truly looks like to walk with God intimately, this is the book for you! You can purchase it now on Amazon! You can also purchase a signed copy directly from Monique via Cash App: $thebrideofchrist, Zelle: moniquethomas7@yahoo.com, or PayPal.

Happy Soul Kissed Sunday! Sending you all heavenly hugs and holy kisses! You are all in my prayers! I love you guys!

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Believe, Be Beautiful, Be Brilliant, Be Empowered, and Be Blessed! 🙂

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66 thoughts on “Partaking Of His Promises + (Giveaway)

    • Hi, Lauren! The AMP often gives more richness and depth to a verse. I always compare versions and then meditate on the one that grips my heart the most. 💙😊

      Thanks so much for visiting with me! Hope you were blessed here! 🙏🏾😊

  1. I’m always encouraged to hear of others who love to read God’s words. Thanks for sharing this, Tai! I rotate through a 2-year Bible reading plan and it never gets old. I try to read a different translation every two years so the words don’t become common. I never want to lose my hearing for God’s voice.

    • That’s awesome, Lisa! I too love to compare and read through different versions. I find that doing that helps me to connect to the word of God in a deeper way. And like you, I always want to be tuned in to hear His voice.

      Anyway, so glad that you stopped by today! Blessings to you! 🙏🏾😊

  2. What wonderful encouragement! I loved this post. I am currently reading through the Bible and just read these verses from Matthew last night. I have never been given a specific verse by the Lord. Maybe I need to quiet my mind and listen harder. That would be an amazing experience!

    • Awww! I’m so glad that you loved it, Laurie! 😊And you are exactly right! For me, it is often in my intentional stillness that I hear His voice the most.

      Hugs and blessings to you, Sister! 🤗🙏🏾

  3. Great post, Tai! I love to linger in God’s Word too. I generally read through the bible every year, this year chronologically, but with added readings in the evening which gets me through the NT twice in the year. I feel like I can’t get enough of His word into my heart! I love using various translations, as you point out to get more richness from the words. Such an encouraging post! Thank you!!

    • You are most welcome, Donna! It’s such a beautiful thing to linger in God’s word and Presence! 😊💙

      I’m so glad that you stopped by! Just reading your comment was so refreshing! Hugs and blessings to you! 🤗🙏🏾

  4. I couldn’t find the giveaway, but your blog is pretty amazing just the same. I’m featuring this post on the Little Cottage Link Party today. I hope you can drop by.

    • Thank you so much, Kristie! I am truly honored! 💙 I will definitely drop by! Also, in reference to the giveaway, I emailed the giveaway to you! 😊

      Hugs and blessings to you! 🤗🙏🏾

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  6. Such an inspiring blog post and devotion. Much needed comfort comes from Jesus’ words in the new testament and my suld needed much soothing this past week/

    • Awww! Thank you, Pat! I’m so happy to hear that you’ve been inspired here and if there’s any way that I can pray for you today, please let me know! 🙏🏾

      Hugs and blessings to you! 💙🤗🙏🏾

  7. Tai, thank you for sharing such an encouraging post. This touched me, It felt like you were talking directly to me , when you spoke about Selah. Selah is my one word 2021, as it spoke to me to intentionally pause and reflect on God’s word. I also try to pause and reflect on what others share here in the Christian blogosphere. My desire to learn more about our Lord is insatiable, and includes learning from others. Blessings.
    Visit from Anchored Truth Tuesdays.

    • Awww! You are most welcome, Paula! I’m so happy to know that you’ve been encouraged here! That truly blesses my heart! 💙😊

      I think selah is the perfect word for 2021. Honestly, it’s perfect for any time. But as you pause and reflect may The Lord saturate you with His Presence and give your greater understanding of His promises to you. 🙏🏾😊🙌🏾

      My word for this year is create. God has put so much in my heart to bring forth, so I really want to focus on using my creativity to bring Him glory. 😊

      Anyway, I’m so glad that you stopped by! Thank you so much! Hugs and blessings to you, Sister! 🤗🙏🏾

        • Thank you so very much! 💙 It really means a lot that you enjoyed visiting with me here. I just followed you as well! 🤗 Also, if you decide to buy anything from either of my nano Bible partners, don’t forget to use the code: ASKS10 and you’ll receive a discount. 😊

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