Back in 2020, I posted the following post in my Facebook group: Do you believe in Angels? Do you believe you've ever encountered one/some? What happened? One sister in Christ commented:
One sister in Christ commented:
I went with my daughter to purchase her first vehicle. She knew what she wanted and how much she wanted to pay out the door. She got exactly what she wanted for the price. She got a Toyota Sienna van that was 3 years old with less than 50K on it. We took a picture with the man, Kelly, who sold her the car. He said he’d been at that establishment for 30 years. We went back a month later just to say thank you. No one there had ever heard of a man named Kelly! We even showed the picture we took. Nope! No one, even those who’d been there for 10 and 20+ years, had ever seen or heard of a Kelly. They also said they’d NEVER sell a car that great for that price!! Kelly was our angel!
This morning, as I reread the comments, I read this testimony and clearly saw and heard the Holy Spirit speak Job 22:28 Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee. I heard, “So her daughter declared out of her mouth what she wanted, and an angel of God went forth and made it happen.” Now you can call it a coincidence or whatever you want to call it, but I call it the Word of God in action, and I'm telling you “Put the word in your mouth," and "put your faith into action" and watch God do what He said He would do. He said His word shall not return unto Him void.
Hebrews 1:14 tells us that God created angels to help His people: “Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?” (NKJV). One of the ways God carries out your protection, His covenant and your deliverance is through angels. The Greek word for "ministering" refers to serving others. So according to Scripture, we have angels (spiritual beings) at our service. God uses His angels in several ways; however, He wants. Sometimes He sends them to protect us, and sometimes He commands them to provide an answer to prayer, as with what happened when Peter was locked up in prison after James was executed (Acts 12).
While Peter was chained between two guards, "earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church" (Acts 12:5). "And behold, an angel of the Lord stood next to him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him, saying, 'Get up quickly.' And the chains fell off his hands" (Acts 12:7). The angel who freed Peter came as an answer to the prayers of the church. God still uses angels to answer our prayers today. We may never see them, but they are there.
I recall one time in particular when an angel of God came to our rescue was when my oldest son was a teen and some boys attacked him. According to him, they knocked him to the ground and were about to hit him with a pipe and a baseball bat. He said, "Mama, I thought they were going to kill me." Meanwhile, at home, I felt an urgent need to pray for him. I didn't know why or what to pray for, so I prayed in the Spirit (in tongues) until I felt released. My son told me that as they were ready to beat him, a look of fright came upon them, and they ran off. He didn’t know why, but he was grateful. I will never forget the relief and gratitude I felt as he told me the story.
Another time that the angels came to our rescue was when my daughter was scheduled to preach her first sermon. She was 17 years old and had invited some friends to come and hear her minister. We were backing out of the driveway, to go pick up some teens that my daughter had invited, and head to the church, and the transmission went out on the car. The driveway sat up on a hill. I prayed asking God what to do, and I heard to just put the car in reverse and let it roll down and go forward, so that's what I did. When He spoke, it gave me confidence that all would be well. It was a struggle to get from Jonesboro to Riverdale, which was about a 20-minute drive normally, but we made it, although it took us a little longer.
When we got to the complex where the young lady lived, there was a small hill that we had to drive to get to the building where she lived, and the car did not want to move anymore. I prayed and asked God for help. The instruction I received was to let my daughter get in the driver’s seat and for me to get out and push the car. In my mind, I knew I couldn't push the car, but I was determined to give it all I had.
Now, God had been ministering to me about the angels and how they were sent to help us, so I did as I was instructed. I got out of the car and said, "Come on angels, we've got to get up this hill and get to church." I went to the back of the car, and as I touched the car, it went up that hill. It moved so quickly that I had to run to catch up with it. We got to the young lady’s building, and my daughter went and knocked on the door, and several people came out. They all crowded into the car, and we made it to church, which was about another 20-minute drive.
When we walked inside the church, it was full of young people. She must have told the entire school that she was preaching that day and to come. She preached a powerful sermon, and about 25 to 30 young people came up and gave their lives to the Lord. What an amazing day that was. The enemy did everything that he could to try to discourage us and stop the plan of God, but God's word, "No weapon formed shall prosper," prevailed! He even tried to kill her dog earlier that week with some mysterious sickness, but we laid hands on the dog and the dog was healed.
God’s angels are there to help you. They carry out His word (Psalm 103:20). Your words have power, and when you speak what God has already said, they are more powerful. So let your faith in God and in His Word speak. Put the Word in your mouth. One way or the other, good, or bad, negative, or positive, your faith is going to speak, and you will have what you say! So now if you are going to have what you say, let's make it a practice to speak only good and only what God says. I realize that changing the way you speak is not an overnight thing, but I promise you the Holy Spirit will help you develop a habit of speaking God’s word and will into your life, and it will become second nature to you.
The Lord is speaking to us saying there are things He wants to fulfill in our lives that He has declared over us before the foundation of the world, but our mouths are blocking what He has declared. It is time to declare what God has declared.
Let us pray:
Father God, set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips. Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let me not eat of their delicacies (Psalm 141:3-4). Glory to God! Hallelujah. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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