Thursday, October 13, 2011

Lioness Arising

"But one of the elders said to me, 'Do not weep.  Behold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the root of David, has prevailed to open the scrolls and to loose its seven seals.'"  Revelation 5:5

According to scripture, Jesus is the Lion of the tribe of Judah.  He is our Lion.  We, the bride of Christ, are His lioness.  

Lisa Bevere, in her book Lioness Arising, describes a scene in a documentary.  Rangers had a tracking collar placed on a lion, the alpha male, in order to track the herd.  After two years, it was time to take the tracking collar off.  In order to take this collar off, they had to shoot him with a tranquilizer dart.  Once he was down and they were confident of their safety, they moved in to remove the collar.  As they carefully yet swiftly remove the collar, the lion, still conscious, was aware of the rangers yet could not move.  They would never have approached the lion had he been fully alert and capable of moving.  There is nothing more dangerous then being in the presence of a lion when it is fully awake.

Are you awake?  Are you alert?

We are the lioness of Christ.  When we are fully awake and equipped in Christ, then we truly frighten the enemy, Satan.  He may try to bother us but knows he cannot get close enough to capture us or chain us if we are fully awake in God.

Friends, are you fully awake and alert?  Or are you lying down in partial sedation just watching what goes on around you?

As Lisa says, "God did not save you to tame you."  My lioness friends, be ready.  Be alert.  Be fully awake in God.

Sweet Blessings~

Be sure to comment on today's blog for entry to win three great Christian dvds.  Winner announced tomorrow.  Details here.

I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.
I highly recommend this book.   Lisa encourages you to wake up to a life of fierce passion, dangerous prayer, stunning power and teamed purpose.

457790: Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World Lioness Arising: Wake Up and Change Your World

By Lisa Bevere

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  1. Ooh this book sounds so good. I want to be a lioness for Christ fully awake and powerful! great post.

  2. Hi Jenifer - great analogy. It reminds me of that quote going around facebook at the moment: "are you the type of woman, that when your feet hit the ground in the morning, satan says: 'oh no, she's up'?"
    God bless

  3. Amen! I pray we'll all wake up, what a force we could be for Him!

  4. Great encouragement to live fully awake - armed with the Word and dangerous. Love it!

  5. I certainly don't want to walk around like I have just taken a spiritual antihistamine. Thanks for an eye-opening post.

  6. "God did not save you to tame you" Love that!

  7. Great encouragement Jenifer, and a good analogy... We need to stay alert!

    Have a Blessed Day!

  8. Great post! Thank you for sharing and for linking up with us. :)

  9. Sounds like a good book. I know I don't want to be caught sleeping.

    Thank you for linking up today - i really appreciate it.


  10. Amen Jenifer. That sounds like an awesome book, one I am going to invest in. My favorite part: "God did not save you to tame you".

    Blessings to you Jenifer.

  11. Looks like a great book Jenifer! I want to be fully awake, fully aware and fully alive in Him. Blessings!

  12. Such a good post! Our pastor is teaching and preaching on the "Family Circus" this month, really its geared towards family, family values etc. This past Sunday he focused on lions and how they are trained and how they are mighty. So neat that your post speaks the same message! Confirmation for me. Thank you for sharing.


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