Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Life Awaits

New Life awaits us...

When I lost most of my hours at the Library January 2014, due to cut backs I asked the Lord what to do and I heard him say, "Start painting and I'll open a door."  I was a bit upset at the time because I didn't know how I was going to pay my bills but I started painting our house in obedience.

Then our dog went into heat and I got the okay to breed her.  Four healthy puppies were born two months later!

I was able to sell the puppies to great people who liked the Boston Terrier breed and that helped a lot with the bills.

Then my daughter needed help in Edmonton.  I went to get her in April  using my air miles to fly out and we drove back during the Easter weekend.  God was orchestrating it all, hallelujah!

My daughter dared me to apply to some jobs out in Edmonton as we were chatting on the way back to Ontario.  So I started looking and applied for a couple of QA positions and a couple of bus driving positions.

Meanwhile at home I was still painting, to the point where I now had only  5 rooms left in the house to paint.
Freshly painted

I got a call from a bus company out West that interviewed me on the phone.  Then they asked for job references.  I gave them mine and prayed for favor from my bosses.

I did deviate from painting the house too.  I got tired of all the work and painted some water color exercises.





I had lots of fun this winter!

The house was completely painted by the time I passed my drug test and gave 2 weeks notice.  Amazing!  God knew what was coming down the pipe and got me ready before I even knew what it was.

My husband freaked out when I got the job, but oh well.   Dreams cost money and retirement isn't in the Bible -- enough said.

I want to encourage you to follow the nudges of Holy Spirit.  He's so patient with us and he knows the end from the beginning.  If you will attempt to follow his voice he will tell you when you head off in the wrong direction.  He is forever faithful and extremely patient with us!

As I look through all my pics from the last year or so I can't believe how much my life has changed.  Only God could do something so wonderful!  And I am content!  I can feel Holy Spirit's pleasure that I'm here -- 3 provinces away from my previous home.  It doesn't make sense but it's true.  Holy Spirit led living is the best!

Have a great day with HIM!
Big hugs,
Brenda Gale Thompson




Wednesday, April 9, 2014

What is a Baby worth?

Ever wonder what a baby is worth?   I do not know all the answer's to that question-- but I am learning.

I know it's worth a lot of inconvenience and money, just ask all the people that pay thousands and thousands of dollars to adopt a child overseas.

I know it's worth a lot of heart ache and longing-- just ask all the people waiting 7+ years to adopt a baby.

I know it can cost you a great job-- been there, done that.

So what is a baby worth?

It's worth a lot of sacrifice.    It's worth the cost of all the luxuries I think I need.  It's worth the time sacrifices that will be asked of me.

I don't want to be someone that says, "You made your bed, you lie in it."  I don't want to be the person that goes, "Tsk, tsk, (big sigh)",  and rolls my eyes.  I don't want to be the person that is always reminding the girl/woman of the mistake they made-- like they've got to "pay" and be miserable the rest of their lives.

Church, there are a lot of women in our midst who are getting pregnant --while on birth control! and they are considering abortion because of our attitudes and lack of support. Heaven help us!

The heart of the Father longs for these little ones!  He is entrusting them to us.  We dare not turn aside-- who knows but that we will find his perfect will for our lives as we help the one in front of us.

So what do you think?  Any thoughts or comments?  I would love to hear from you.

Faytene's group (v-kolmedia) did this great video and it sums up what I am feeling right now..

http://youtu.be/8xUR5SbuWdY

Bless you real good!
Big hugs,
Brenda Gale Thompson

Friday, March 14, 2014

By Faith... My Journey to See

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I was ministering earlier this week and one lady was getting touched mightily as we stepped into Heaven by faith and received from the corner of Jesus' prayer shawl.  The other lady standing on my other side was having a hard time with it all because she couldn't feel or see anything.

The lady who didn't "receive" any manifestation that she could feel, see, hear or touch was humoring us... so I thought I might be able to encourage her with my experience.

You see,  there was a time when I couldn't feel, see or hear anything in the spirit realm.  I mean nothing, not one crumb.  I took Patricia Kings "Glory School" in 2003 and over 50% of the crowd were manifesting as she did some of the activations and I got nothing!

I was a little disheartened to say the least.  I did like how she used the word of God as her foundation. At the end of the conference I brought her manual home and put it on the shelf and never looked at it again.  However, I did tell Holy Spirit that if this was for me then he would have to train me up in how to do this. This was a pivotal confession in my life I realize now.

The next couple of years I look back and see how Holy Spirit kept putting visionary type preachers across my path.  Plus Holy Spirit really had me get grounded in the word even more than before.  You see I had head knowledge but I needed heart knowledge that I could stand on.

Then in 2006 I started street preaching and boy did I ever get lessons in the spirit realm.  Thank God for Todd Bentley and his teaching about Power Evangelism because the scripts the other ministry gave me were not working!  They made people really angry and argumentative.

You know, you never realize how real the spirit realm is until it starts hitting you over and over.  It's like Sherlock Holmes said,  "When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be truth."   There were times when I would be preaching and I would get hit by an invisible bomb.  It would try to knock me back and all my thoughts and words would disappear and I would be left in a daze for a few seconds.  

Now I've talked a lot and never, ever have I ever had that kind of experience. Praise the Lord it never stopped me for more than a few seconds. It sure left me with some questions about the spirit realm.

Then as I searched for answers I listened to Todd teaching about marking out your claimed preaching area so that the Kingdom of God could manifest in your little area.  It sounded like a cool idea so  I marked out a 50 foot stretch of road the next time I went out to Sparks Street to preach.

All was going normally when I heard  a man cursing a blue streak as he headed towards me.  I mean he was yelling the foulest words I have ever heard!  I stopped preaching because he was so loud no one would be able to hear me.  When he got to the edge of my 'claimed' area he went mute!  I mean the whole lunch time crowd stopped and stared at what was happening.  This man walked right by me and looked at me like "Who are you?" and I just smiled with compassion.  The second he got to the other end of my claimed area he started cursing again.  Don't try to tell me that  didn't happen! That evil spirit  using that man had to bow to the name of Jesus! (Turns out he had a great job in the gov't. but they had to give him a sound-proofed room because he could not stop swearing.  Sad eh?)

Can you see how God set to work to prove how real the spirit realm was to me?  He's so patient with us!

Then I heard Holy Spirit asking me to set aside more time to seek his face -- alone in my secret place.  As I came apart Holy Spirit would ask me occasionally, "What do you see?"  Usually it was black and then I would see a flash of light.  I always  asked him,  "Is that right?" and he would help me to see more clearly. This went on for a few years and Holy Spirit helped me to see more and more.

That's how it all started with me.  Slowly, ever so slowly.  Some people get it by importation but I didn't.  So I'm here to tell you that if I can do it so can you!  God's no respecter of persons.  Just set your heart on His will for your life and he'll lead you step by step.

The truth is that the veil separating the holy of holies  from the most holy place has been torn.   We are already seated with him in Heavenly places.  We are to set our hearts and minds on things above now.  Every spiritual blessing is ours in heavenly places.  If God wants our physical eyes to be healed (and we know he does),  then how much more does he want our spiritual eyes to be functioning to see the Kingdom that is our inheritance and our eternal home?

Let's agree together: "Thank You Lord for teaching us step by step how to engage your kingdom more and more by faith.  We believe we receive insights and direction as we worship you and wait on You. Amen!"

Have a great day with Him!
Big hugs and bigger blessings,
Brenda Gale Thompson

Monday, March 10, 2014

Restless & Waiting for Spring



I was feeling so restless last week and I knew something was up.   I didn't want to escape by going for a long, long drive because I've done that before and it didn't help very much. I even picked up my water colors again in an effort to deal with the restlessness I was feeling and it helped temporarily.
But underneath I knew something was amiss.  I was asking the Lord what's up and I realized that I'd been struggling to enter his presence and just rest.

Yes, that surprised me too because I have been going in and out of Heaven  a lot more than I ever did and I've been busy praying, decreeing and doing stuff for my Papa.  I just somehow got too busy for him and He was telling me to pull aside a bit and rest.

So I ascended and waited and just sat.  It's so true that we get healed up when we behold Jesus.   The word says, "Let the son of righteousness arise with healing in his wings and his beams of light." (Mal. 4:2) and it's so true!  As we behold him and let him behold us we get healed up on the inside.  Each time I sit one more scar is healed up and I feel so much better.

Some of the wounds go way back to when we were children and we must soak in him and let his love and mercy and forgiveness wipe away our need for walls of protection.

Hallelujah!  It's a great journey we are on!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Podcasts By Ian Clayton!

Hi there.  I have found some really good podcasts by Ian Clayton and Justin Abraham on this site.  I am really, really enjoying their teaching.  It's been so exciting to hear confirmation of what God's been showing me!  Hallelujah!

Here's the link for a good podcast to listen to called the "Seat of Rest"

http://companyofburninghearts.podomatic.com/entry/2012-08-30T11_52_38-07_00

You can book mark this page and go back to it over and over.

Have a blessed day!
Big hugs,
Brenda Gale Thompson

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Validation!

Hi Saints.   I tell you I'm so excited!  I got a hold of some of Ian Clayton's teachings and he talks about some of the places I've been in the spirit!  It's been such a treat!   So you can imagine how many more times I've been visiting Heaven, lol.

It's interesting that while we can use Psalm 100 as path into heaven that there is another shorter way.
In Zech. 3, Joshua the high Priest went into Heaven and immediately he got new garments.  It's the same with us Saints.  All our good works are as filthy rags!   If the high priest who spent a whole year preparing to enter the Holy of Holies was told that his garment was filthy and it needed to be changed-- how much more do we?   Thank God for the blood of Jesus that cleanses us from ALL sin.

The veil was rent from top to bottom Saints.  There is no more separation for us.  We go in by faith and believe that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.  Amazing!

Ian had us practicing on his videos by taking a step in then taking a step back.  Then he had us close our eyes and pretend to move the curtain aside with one hand and step into the holy of holies.   Jesus will meet you there and you can receive whatever you need from the tassle of his prayer shawl.  Jehovah Jireh , Jehovah Nissi, Jehovah M'Kaddesh,  Jehovah Rapha-- whatever you need.  Then when you take a step back see in your mind that you are bringing back  his provision, His banner, His sanctification and His healing power. 

It's really awesome. You can do this!   So go check out Ian Clayton on Youtube and be encouraged!

Big hugs,
Brenda Gale Thompson

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

New Levels of Glory and Victory!

Hi Saints.   I was hungering for more of God and somehow on Youtube I discovered this fellow teaching about Translocation.    Yes, you read it right.  This amazing fellow has some great testimonies and people are not advertising him the way they should be.  He's got  a Hebrew way of thinking and sheds light on many bible verses that perplexed me before.

So.... go look up Ian Clayton on Youtube and let your soul be satisfied with the fatness of the word.   There are lots of videos of him teaching.  Oh, and by the way.... every religious spirit will manifest too, Hallelujah! -- and that's all good.

Big hugs and many blessings,
Brenda Gale Thompson