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Leave Your Failures Behind

You want to move forward, but you can’t seem to get over your past failures. But God says that it is time to leave your failures behind and move forward with Him. No matter what those failures are, it’s time to trust God and fulfill your destiny in Him.

Let’s talk about some common failures that people make, and hold them up to the light of the Word, and see if we can move past the pain of them and into something better.

Your business has failed and it has caused a real financial mess, and great stress upon you, your marriage, and upon your family. Do you give up on your dream? Let’s look at Edison and all the times he failed before he had success. Edison and his team of researchers designed and tested more than 3,000 models of bulbs between 1878 and 1880. In November 1879, Edison filed a patent for an electric lamp with a carbon filament. It took him 3,000 tries at a dream before it came to pass. Do we remember him as a man that failed 2,999 times or for the the 3,000th time he succeeded?

God says in Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope”.

How many times a day does a toddler fall and get back up? Because he or she falls do we call this child a failure? No, it’s the normal process to learn how to stand up and walk.

The word of the Lord tells us in Psalm 37:23-24 that “the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; for the Lord upholds him with His hand”.

You’re discouraged because you have tried over and over again to break a terrible habit, and when you fail you feel guilt ridden. But even though it hurts to fail, should you allow the enemy, the devil and his demons, yourself, or misunderstanding people to beat you up for your past or present failures?

“He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps. He has put a new song in my mouth— praise to our God; many will see it and fear, and will trust in the Lord”, Ps. 40:2-3.

I thank the Lord many times that He pulled me up and out of the pit of the world. Foolishly, I got caught up in the ways of the world, not because I wanted to, but because I was naive and did not understand the dangers this world had to offer. I was 18 years old and my brother’s Christian seminary friends told him to stop praying for his baby sister because she was too far into the world and would never turn to the Lord. Praise the Lord, he did not heed their ungodly counsel. I actually came into the divine presence of the Lord and my life was forever changed just months after my brother was told to give up all hope for me.

A woman is newly married for the second or third time, should we join ranks with the enemy and beat on her with our judgmental words and negative actions? Where is the compassion of the Lord in our lives? Do we really know all the facts behind the situation? Or should we be supportive of the positive changes she has made in life and let her move forward with God?

Your teenage son has wrecked havoc on your family with his rebellion. Does this mean you give up on him? Or should you seek the Lord more on his behalf? If you were him what would you desire for your parents to do for you? Is it time to seek outside help for him?

Your wayward daughter has brought disgrace upon your name. What do you do? Do you verbally beat her up daily? Is this going to woo her back into the loving arms of the Father? Or do you need to seek the Lord and find the spiritual key to open up her heart towards you again to lead her back to God?

A pastor or elder of the Church falls into sin, sins that many of you are secretly caught up in. It’s not right, and yes, there are consequences to pay, but when is the person released from our unforgiveness and vengeance? When do we allow them to leave their failures behind and begin their walk with the Lord again?

God doesn’t desire for us to do wrong. Sin separates us from Him–this is truth, but the greatest truth of all is that God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us”, Rom. 5:8.

Who is the author of the Book of Romans? The Apostle Paul is. He wrote at least 13 books of the New Testament. And how rich in godly wisdom are these 13 letters penned by the Holy Spirit through a man that has a past filled with great failures against God and the Church. But did he allow his wicked past to prevent him from moving forward with the power of the Spirit? No. Do you think he had to overcome his thoughts and the judgemental opinions of others to move forward? Yes, he did. Do you think the enemy left this ex-terrorist alone? No, he had a thorn in the flesh, a demon that was sent to buffet, beat him up, (see 2 Corinthians 12:7).

In all of life’s failures, you are not to give up on life, or on yourself, or your loved ones, but Philippians 3:13-14 does tell us what we are to do,Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,  I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”

 

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BECKY DVORAK, author of DARE to Believe, Greater Than Magic, The Healing Creed, The Prophetic & Healing Power of Your Words, Conquering the Spirit of Death, The Waves of Healing Glory, host of Empowered for Healing and Miracles on ISN channel, and content partner with Spirit Led Woman / Charisma, featured guest on Sid Roth's --It's Supernatural! TV show, and on Today with Marilyn & Sarah TV show, is a prophetess and healing evangelist who conducts healing services, seminars, and conferences globally. After being full-time missionaries since 1994 with her husband David in Guatemala, Central America, Becky now resides in the United States. Becky and David are founders of Healing and Miracles International, Vida Ilimitada, and Life Tender Mercy Children’s Home. They celebrate 40+ years of marriage, have 8 children, 3 biological, 5 adopted, 1 son-in-law, 4 daughters-in-law, and 14 grandchildren.

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11 thoughts on “Leave Your Failures Behind

  1. Edward says:

    Please Becky I problems with my teeth,hair and I cannot smile I am Edward from Uganda please pray for that the lord heals my teeth and my career

    1. Becky Dvorak says:

      Edward, in Jesus’ name I release the healing, creative and dunumus power of the Holy Spirit into your physical body. I speak life into the marrow of your body and into your cells and that your teeth and gums are healed and recreated by the blood of Jesus, and I declare that your hair grows strong and healthy in the name of Jehovah Rapha, our Healer.

    2. PAULINE ALLEN says:

      BECKY THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL RESPONSE, THERE WAS ONE MORE ISSUE THAT I FORGOT TO TELL YOU ABOUT MY DAUGHTER KAREN,
      THAT KAREN HAS BEEN TO SEE A CARD READING OUJI BOARDS, NOW I KNOW THAT THIS IS SATANIC THE DARKNESS OF SATAN, AND SHE WAS TOLD BE THE PERSON THAT I HER MOTHER HATED HER, SO UNTRUE I LOVE MY FAMILY, AND I PRAY FOR THEM TO BE SET FREE, THAN I CAN MOVE ON AND I HAVE DECIDED IT IS TIME TO LET THE PAST GO AND LET JESUS WORK THROUGH ME FOR EVERLASTING PEACE.
      PAULINE.

      1. Becky Dvorak says:

        As a Christian you have authority over satan and his demons and all of his evil practices such as witchcraft … In Jesus’ name, I decree that the lies of the enemy in this situation with your daughter are brought to light. And I bind this spirit of bondage of witchcraft to the pit of hell, and I release the power of the Holy Spirit to deliver Karen into the situation. I declare that I have an intercessor, Jesus Christ interceding on behalf of Karen. I decree that no weapon formed against her shall prosper, no evil will come near her dwelling, and every lying tongue set on fire against her shall be silent and brought to shame in Jesus’ name, amen.

        1. PAULINE ALLEN says:

          Becky thank you so much, for the wonderful healing, I feel amazing God is so Wonderful I could not imagine my life without him.
          God Bless Pauline.

  2. Theresa says:

    Thank you, Becky, for your Service to the Lord in sharing your God Given Talents. I thank God each day for you. I have a gift for you, but don’t know how to send it to you. Please advise.

    1. Becky Dvorak says:

      Thank you for your very kind words of support. And it is my pleasure to share what I can with you. Blessings, Becky :O)

  3. pauline Allen says:

    I AM HAVING HOLY SPIRIT PROMPTS, AND YES I BELIEVE GOD WANTS ME TO MOVE AWAY FROM WHERE I AM, I WILL EXPLAIN MY CIRCUMSTANCES I LIVE BESIDE MY FAMILY, MY DAUGHTER KAREN AND MY SON IN LAW GARY AND MY TWO GRANDSONS JOSHUA AND CODY, MY DAUGHTER HAVE HAD DIFFERENCES OF OPINIONS AND MY BEING A CHRISTIAN WHICH I WILL NOT STAND DOWN, KAREN DOES NOT UNDERSTAND WHY I HAVE CHOSEN MY PATH WITH JESUS, AND DOES TRY TO PROVOKE ME, AND I JUST EXPLAIN THAT IS MY CHOICE, I AM EXTREMELY THANKFUL FOR ALL THAT THEY HAVE PROVIDED FOR ME, WITH A HOME, AS MY SITUATION BEING UNABLE FINANCIAL AM UNABLE TO BUY MY OWN HOME THE LORD KNOWS MY SITUATION AND I HAVE PRAYED AND ASK HIM WHERE HE WANTS ME TO BE.
    HAVING MY OWN HOME WOULD BE WONDERFUL, IT WILL GIVE ME THE FREEDOM TO GET ON WITH MY LIFE AS I NEED, THE LORD WILL MAKE THE FINAL DECISION AND I BELIEVE WHILE I AM STILL LIVING IN MY CURRENT SITUATION THAT THERE ARE BLOCKAGES COULD YOU PLEASE PRAY FOR ME.
    THANK YOU AND BLESS YOU IN JESUS NAME.

    1. Becky Dvorak says:

      Father God, I lift up Pauline to you right now. I pray Holy Spirit that You make your plans very clear here, and that she can move forward with confidence that she has heard from you. That the past is in the past and she is moving forward with all boldness for Your glory. I pray that the situation with her daughter will be healed and stronger than it ever was, and that her family comes to know You as their Lord and Savior as well. In Jesus’ name, amen.

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