Your Instructions are to WALK ON THE WATER – Immediately!

My bible fell open to Matthew 14:22 recently.  As I started to read, the word IMMEDIATELY jumped off the page at me:

22 Immediately He directed the disciples to get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side [of the Sea of Galilee], while He sent the crowds away.” 

Immediately He directed the disciples…” My antennae shot up.  I knew that God was getting ready to give directions to us, His disciples.

My next thought was, “Immediately after what?”  Immediately after feeding the five-thousand Jesus gave these instructions to the disciples.  This means that immediately following this miracle, He instructed the disciples to get into a boat and head across the Sea of Galilee.  That shows how urgent these instructions truly were. There was no gap or delay between the two.  Time was of the essence then, just as it is now!

The word ‘immediately’ is in the KJV eighty times – forty times in the book of Mark alone!  So, out of forty times in the entire remainder of the bible, the Lord uses it three times here. That’s important! These instructions need to be followed immediately!  This is an IMMEDIATELY season!

22 Immediately He directed the disciples to get into the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side [of the Sea of Galilee], while He sent the crowds away. 23 After He had dismissed the crowds, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. When it was evening, He was there alone. 

 24 But the boat [by this time] was already a long distance from land, tossed and battered by the waves; for the wind was against them. 25 And in the fourth watch of the night (3:00-6:00 a.m.) Jesus came to them, walking on the sea. 26 When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear.  

27 But immediately He spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I! Do not be afraid!” 

 In my Amplified, there is a cross-reference here to Exodus 3:14, “IAM WHO IAM.”  Jesus is literally saying I AM GOD to the disciples in the boat!  He is also saying this to us today!  Not only is He saying, “I AM God,” but He is also saying, “Do not be afraid!

Listen, family!  The Lord would have you know today that you are getting ready to have a WATER WALKING EXPERIENCE!  God wants you to walk where you have never gone before, even as He tells you, “Do not be afraid!”  He repeatedly says in His Word, DO NOT BE AFRAID!  BE COURAGEOUS!  Be strong and very courageous, (see Joshua 1:7, 9)! He means it, so listen to Him.

As a “water walker”, get ready to walk through some things.  You may hear yourself asking, “Lord!  Did I hear you correctly?  Lord, was that REALLY you?”  God is answering you, in advance!  He says,

“IT IS I!  Do Not Be Afraid!  I AM WHO I AM!  It’s ME!  Not a ghost, not a demon, not the devil. It’s ME!  KEEP WALKING ON THE WATER!  DON’T STOP!  DON’T TURN BACK!  It’s ME!” 

Peter replied to Him, “Lord, if it is [really] You…” (v. 28).

Peter knew that it was him!  He had read Exodus 3:14; had read the Torah, and knew the Scripture. He had been walking with Jesus for around two years already, and knew him. Yet, Peter still said to Him, “Lord, if it is REALLY You…”  This means that even if you have been walking with the Lord for some time, you may still have opportunity to stop and say, “REALLY, God?  Is that You?”  So, don’t beat yourself up!  He is doing a new thing!  You have never walked on this water before!

Peter replied to Him, “Lord, if it is [really] You, command me to come to You on the water.” 29 He said, “Come!” So Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus,” (vv. 28-29).  

Here are Your Instructions to Walk on the Water Immediately:

  1. IMMEDIATE DIRECTION: “Immediately He directed the disciples…” (v. 22)

Ask for and expect instructions from God immediately.  Don’t be afraid to ask God to “command you” to do things that you see Him doing.  If you have it in your heart that you are called to something, ask the Lord to “command” you to walk in it.  Increase your expectation!  Once you ask Him to command you to walk on the water, expect it to happen!

  1. IMMEDIATE COURAGE: “But immediately He spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I! Do not be afraid!” (v. 27). 

Once He commands you to do it, don’t be afraid.  Just listen to His voice!  Peter was not afraid to do what God commanded Him to do.  He just stepped right out of the boat and started walking on the water.  He did it, and so can you!  Don’t look down, don’t look at the waves, and don’t be afraid.  Expect the God that created the universe to immediately give you the courage that you need to walk on the water…just listen to what He says.

  1. IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE: “Immediately Jesus extended His hand and caught him,” (v 31).

Once you are walking on the water, expect God’s help to come when you need it, and don’t stop walking, no matter what!  Don’t let the enemy win!  Keep walking on the water! Peter should have kept going.  He stopped just short of his miracle.  Don’t do that!  Expect the divine, supernatural hand of God to be extended to you in immediate assistance!

Once you have walked on the water, you can never go back to an ordinary existence!  God wants to take you so much further than you have ever gone before, further than you ever even thought was possible…in fact, God wants to take you beyond the impossible!  Yield to Him in this season of immediately.  Believe in Him.  Trust Him to hold you up as you walk on the waves!

Be blessed in your season of immediately!

Edie Bayer

www.KingdomPromoters.org

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Edie Bayer – Itinerary 2018 – Kingdom Promoters
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January 22-27th, 2018 – 7:30 PM Nightly, Saturday 1/27 6:00 PM
“To The Next Dimension” Prophetic Fire Gathering
Edie Bayer, Joseph Paul Brown, Judy Laird, Grace Cruz, Kari Perkins
Apostle Jarmain and LaJon Hawthorne, Margo Shields
Miracle Temple Prophetic Outreach
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Sat, February 3, 2018, 2PM and 6PM
FREE Author Seminar and “Learning to FLY” School of the Prophetic
Edie Bayer and Darryl Bayer
Refreshing Springs Ministries
13131 Champions Drive, #208 Houston TX 77069
2-4PM  FREE Class! Learn to WRITE, PUBLISH and SELL your book!
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6:00 PM  “Learning to FLY” Prophetic School

 

February 9-10, 2018         $10 EA. REGISTER:  BIT.ly/realyouSA
The REAL YOU Conference, San Angelo
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The Christian Church of San Angelo
4064 S. Bryant St, San Angelo, TX
***Also, FREE Author Seminar Sunday Feb. 11th Details TBA

 

February 17th, 2018       Saturday 6:00 PM
Prophets ROAR and FREE Author Seminar
Darryl and Edie Bayer, Shon and Teresa Comparin, Margo Shields
New Beginnings House of Worship
12107 Toepperwein Dr., Live Oak, TX
***Also, FREE Author Seminar Saturday Feb. 17th at 3:00 PM

 

February 24th, 2018       Saturday 6:00 PM
Edie Bayer, Kari Perkins, Yvette Cortez
Connections Church of NW Houston
13235 Kluge Rd, Cypress, TX 77429
 

Loose your Donkey! It’s a New Thing!

Loose your Donkey! It’s a New Thing!

Mark 11:1-7 (paraphrased) says that you have a donkey to untie and set loose. It is a donkey that has never been ridden by anyone before!  Jesus knows where it is and will direct you to it, because He has need of it.

There will be people who try to stop you from loosing the donkey, but if you stick to what He says, you will be successful.

In this season there will be a LOT of donkeys that simply don’t look like the donkeys that we have always seen.  In fact, some may be unrecognizable as a donkey.  But make no mistake, if that is the donkey that Jesus has sent you to loose, it is His will that it be released.

Don’t be afraid to do what He has called you to do, even if it seems offensive to the natural mind.  It is a “New Thing”!  Remember, the donkey in Mark had never been ridden before – it was brand new, never-before-seen in public!

“Behold, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs forth; do you not perceive and know it and will you not give heed to it?” (Isaiah 43:19, AMPC). 

Peter had a vision from God of a sheet with unclean animals on it, and God saying, “Get up, Peter, kill and eat,” (Acts 10:13).   This had never before been heard in Israel!  Peter was repulsed by the very idea; however, recognizing that it was God Himself speaking, he came to realize that the animals were symbolic of the “unclean” (see Acts 10:28).  This vision led to Gentiles being filled with the Holy Spirit and grafted in!

God is renewing our minds and ridding us of preconceived notions and religious spirits in this hour.  Your donkey, strange as it may look, as unrecognizable as it may be at the outset, may very well lead to another spiritual revolution by way of revelation, effecting an entire generation!

Let your donkey loose, and be blessed as you are obedient!

Edie Bayer

 

 

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January 12-14, 2018
Prophetic Conference 2018
Edie Bayer, Darren Canning, Darryl Bayer, Kelly Bales
The Pathway Church
20802 Rhodes Rd., Spring TX
***Also, FREE Author Seminar Saturday Jan. 13th

January 22-27th, 2018
“To The Next Dimension” Prophetic Fire Gathering
Edie Bayer, Joseph Paul Brown, Judy Laird, Grace Cruz, Kari Perkins

Miracle Temple Prophetic Outreach

2616 N. Edgewood Terrace

Fort Worth, TX 76103

 

Refreshing Spring Ministries – Author Seminar and Prophetic School                                                                         

Sat, February 3, 2018, 1:30pm – 10:00pm

13131 Champions Drive, #208 Houston TX 77069

2-4pm   Learn to WRITE, PUBLISH and SELL your book! FREE Class, FREE Workbook. 7x Author Edie Bayer teaches you how easy it is to write, publish and sell your book with Glorified Publishing!

Dinner on site

6 pm Feb. 3rd – Same location – Prophetic School, “Learning to FLY”. Join Edie Bayer as she trains up the next generation of prophets to release them into the field! Our goal is to train up the eagles, teach them to FLY, and then kick them out of the nest to go and DO what they have been created to do!

February 9-10, 2018
The REAL YOU Conference, San Angelo
Plus The UN-Mask-erade Ball
No Makeup, No Bling, No Cameras, No Kidding!
The Christian Church of San Angelo
4064 S. Bryant St, San Angelo, TX

Mark 11:1-7, AMPC:

When they were getting near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, He sent ahead two of His disciples

And instructed them, Go into the village in front of you, and as soon as you enter it, you will find a colt tied, which has never been ridden by anyone; unfasten it and bring it [here].

If anyone asks you, Why are you doing this? answer, The Lord needs it, and He will send it back here presently.

So they went away and found a colt tied at the door out in the [winding] open street, and they loosed it.

And some who were standing there said to them, What are you doing, untying the colt?

And they replied as Jesus had directed them, and they allowed them to go.

And they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their outer garments upon it, and He sat on it.