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Announcing the Words and Verses…

January 2, 2015

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I have no idea what my word means this year.  I could venture to guess… but truthfully I can’t wait to see what He is going to do.  Oh and my verse… I could barely digest it at first.  After reading it I felt like I couldn’t read… as if the words weren’t in the right order.  It is not  an unfamiliar verse.  I am pretty sure I earned a KitKat in Sunday school as a third grader for memorizing it…. maybe it was a Hershey Kiss. So after many had left the table and the kids had already resumed their hide and seek in the cold dark outside, I got quiet trying to hear anew.  With some pondering newborn bathing and some discussing women’s shelters… my verse changed… the words became clear.  I leaned into Him more…but it seems so heavy..too heavy for a whole year… Where is the reassurance of Acts 18:10, like last year… this is way too heavy to carry all year long

I read it again…

He showed me Himself walking it out with me…

and my burden was lightened

I read it again… and how could I have missed it

There was my word two times!!

I read it again… the words made sense …

I read it again and it was new to me .. it excited me.

He is good , so good and I can’t wait to announce how all of this unfurls for the year.

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Isaiah 55:10-11The Voice (VOICE)

10     For as rain and snow can’t go back once they’ve fallen,
        but soak into the ground
    And nourish the plants that grow,
        providing seed to the farmer and bread for the hungry,
11     So it is when I declare something.
        My word will go out and not return to Me empty,
    But it will do what I wanted;
        it will accomplish what I determined.

 

 

So let’s do this like all the other years.. leave a comment asking for a word… and I will get back to you as soon as He does.  (All of you who have been emailing and contacting me and leaving comments on other posts about this.. I will try and locate those and get back to you today… if I don’t, please leave another comment here.) Once you get your word and verse please seek Him to reveal what it means  let him have that open dialogue with you... because His heart is for you and you were made to hear His Voice and there is a thirsty part of you that wants it so much. If  anyone wants to share what a previous years word did in their life I would love to hear about it!  And if you don’t know what we are all excited about you can look at these links:

Words of Knowledge a New Year’s Day Activity.
A Prophetic Word for 2013 and an Epiphany.
He Sends you a Word … Do you want a word?
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95 Comments leave one →
  1. Susan permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:07 am

    Yes, please send my the word.

    • January 2, 2015 10:20 am

      Your word is:
      Love
      and interestingly enough you got two verses:
      Ephesians 2:8 and Philippians 4:8

      So I am sure He has lots to tell you about all of this so seek Him and it will be so exciting!!!
      T

  2. Kim permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:10 am

    Yes, I would love a word.

    • January 2, 2015 10:22 am

      whoa…
      well your word is : Reach Beyond
      and you also got two verses…
      2Corinthians 12:9 and John 15:13
      you are going really amazing places this year.. so sit with Him on this and let Him reveal it all to you… Heloves you so much.
      T

  3. Jean permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:14 am

    Yes, please send me a word too!

    • January 2, 2015 10:24 am

      Yay Jean…
      your word is: bring it.
      and you verse is Genesis 2:3
      but also… don’t let your head ache… but let your heart ache for more of Him
      T

  4. Carolyn permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:39 am

    My third year for God’s word through you… thank you

    • January 2, 2015 10:52 am

      oh that is exciting…welcome back…I love that!
      so your word is…
      Adopt
      and your verse is:
      Romans 8:38-39
      with eyes to see and ears to Hear ask Him what it all means.
      T

  5. January 2, 2015 12:32 pm

    My heart always feels so excited at the prospect of receiving a word – I would love one please, T.
    With so much gratitude,
    Hannah x

    • January 2, 2015 12:35 pm

      woo..
      two words:
      God Sized and Yes
      and two verses::::
      Philippians 4:6 and 1 Corinthians 10:13
      Oh and HE has more to share with you… so good.
      T

  6. Tracey permalink
    January 2, 2015 1:01 pm

    Hi T,

    Can I have a word please?

    You gave me a word last year and the Lord really encouraged me and carried me through. Thank you, the Lord bless you and family!

    • January 2, 2015 3:55 pm

      hi tracy!
      your word is interesting:
      To the Core
      and your verse is:
      Romans 8:38-39
      so with open arms go and receive what He has for you….
      T

  7. Nina permalink
    January 2, 2015 1:03 pm

    Would love a word. Thanks and thanks for sharing!

    • January 2, 2015 3:57 pm

      Nina!!
      your word is :
      Speak out
      and your verse is:
      2Cor 5:17
      So good to “see” you!
      T

  8. Laurie permalink
    January 2, 2015 1:59 pm

    I’m so looking forward to the Word the Lord will reveal! Last year I wrote it on a window pane in my studio, a constant reminder of His Banner over me.
    Thank you so much for investing in others through Him….love you! We’ll be up in February so hope to see you, Happy New Year to you all 🎉💝

    • January 2, 2015 3:58 pm

      Oh Laurie that will be great!
      your word is:
      Sow
      and you got two verses:
      Romans15:13
      and
      Acts 1:8
      T

  9. Laura Eitland permalink
    January 2, 2015 4:17 pm

    T, I would love a word, looking forward to this!!!

    • January 2, 2015 4:32 pm

      yay Laura I love hearing that!
      your word is:
      Dig
      and your verse :
      Hebrews 12:1-2
      with an open heart He will give you deep insight.
      T

  10. Loraine permalink
    January 2, 2015 7:28 pm

    Happy New Year, Tricia. I would love a word, please and thanks!

    • January 3, 2015 9:09 am

      Good morning Lorraine!
      your verse is :
      Attain
      and your verse is:
      Ephesians 2:10
      I also feel like He has given you a word that HE told you… I think think they go together.
      T

  11. Roberta permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:58 pm

    Happy New Year! 🙂 Can you send me a word and a verse? Mike would love one too!

    • January 3, 2015 9:11 am

      Hey Hey!
      For Roberta…
      your word is: Reduce
      and your verse is: Hebrews 11:1
      and for Mike…
      his word is: Speak up
      and his verse is: Mark 2:27
      Sit with it and let God Himself unfold it all for you…
      T

  12. Roberta permalink
    January 2, 2015 10:59 pm

    P.s. Love this beautiful tradition and your beautiful family too!

    • January 3, 2015 9:11 am

      awww thanks… I love getting to pray for everyone and hearing people want direction
      its beautiful really.
      T

  13. Cassie permalink
    January 2, 2015 11:44 pm

    Hi, I would love a word and verse! So excited and looking forward to it. Thanks and Happy New Year

    • January 3, 2015 9:14 am

      hey Cassie,
      your word is: Claim
      and you got 2 verses:
      John 16:33
      and
      Joel 2:28
      and after you seek Him in all things… I really feel HE is staying that you are to claim your giftings and walk them out in your everyday like.
      T

  14. Deanna permalink
    January 3, 2015 12:18 am

    I would love to hear His word for me:)

    • January 3, 2015 9:16 am

      Okay Deana,
      your word is: go up
      and your verse is Isaiah 9:6
      and I feel like He wants to set fire to the passions in your life…
      T

      • Deanna permalink
        January 5, 2015 11:58 am

        Thank you:)

  15. joannagouldnz permalink
    January 3, 2015 5:59 am

    Hi, thank you for my words & scripture last year. Could I please have a word/scripture for 2015. God bless.

    • January 3, 2015 9:18 am

      Joanna,
      I am so glad you came back…
      your word is: Simplify the concern
      and your verse is:
      John 14:6
      and you should embrace the calm places in your life.. HE is speaking to you so much.. those places are where He waiting for you for lavish time spent together.
      T

      • joannagouldnz permalink
        January 4, 2015 3:46 am

        Thanks T for sharing & your encouragement. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by my circumstances. Thanks for reminding me He is in control of everything, even what looks impossible. God bless you throughout this year.

      • January 4, 2015 8:55 am

        God Bless you too…
        just remember you haven’t gone anywhere He didn’t know
        You won’t go anywhere that He hasn’t already gone before you.
        T

  16. January 3, 2015 10:40 am

    I can’t wait to hear what His word is for me 🙂

  17. January 3, 2015 10:42 am

    I would love to hear His word and scripture for me 🙂

    • January 3, 2015 12:19 pm

      Awesome,
      well your word is: Attain the New
      and your verse is:
      2 Corinthians 5:21
      Everything is so multi faceted please allow Him to reveal it all to you…at first glance things seem one way… but to Him they are made perfect.
      T

  18. Veronica Hoerr permalink
    January 3, 2015 1:49 pm

    Happy new Year T !!
    I would live a word and verse for 2015. Could I have one for Matt as well? Always look forward to this 😉

    Veronica

    • January 3, 2015 2:20 pm

      Veronica!!!
      So good to see you when you were here…
      your word is:harness
      and your verse is : Psalm 141:3
      Matts word is: clear it away
      and his verse is: 2 Cor 12:9
      love you,
      T

  19. Shari R permalink
    January 3, 2015 2:24 pm

    Hi T, I would love a word and a verse for 2015! Last year’s word for me was “redeem” which, even as of yesterday, God has used to lovingly address many areas of my heart and life that needed it. Thanks for sharing this gift with all.

    • January 3, 2015 3:26 pm

      oh my goodness Shari, I love that story!!!!
      Your word is: Heal
      and your verse is Psalm 27:1
      He wants to share even more with you.
      All of this hopefully points you right towards Him!!
      T

      • Shari R permalink
        January 3, 2015 5:07 pm

        Wow, T. Yes, and thank you God for adding “heal” to what I visualize as a bouquet of words and verses. God bless you, T!

  20. Jess Hutchison permalink
    January 3, 2015 2:49 pm

    My third year – and I so look forward to this special gift to begin again! Thank you friend – I graciously await my precious word. Much love! Xjess

    • January 3, 2015 3:24 pm

      so exciting Jess!
      your word is : See it Through
      and your verse is:
      Isaiah 40:30-31
      T

  21. HannahPoulson permalink
    January 3, 2015 5:12 pm

    The word and verse the Lord gave you for me last year has genuinely shaped me, the same for 2015 would be a huge blessing and direct my paths! Thank you T xxx Hannah

    • January 3, 2015 6:11 pm

      so cool Hannah,
      well your word is:
      thrive
      and your verse is:
      Galatians 5:13
      HE has big things in store for you
      T

      • Hannah permalink
        January 5, 2015 2:21 pm

        Thank you so very much, I’ll be praying this through and look forward to all His plans. Bless you and thank you for using your gift in such a generous way to all of us, Hannah xx

      • January 5, 2015 2:49 pm

        aww you are so very welcome
        T

  22. Kara Snyder permalink
    January 3, 2015 5:37 pm

    Hi T ! This is my first year. I can’t wait to see what word and verse I get.

    Thank you so much for doing this.

    Blessings,
    Kara

    • January 3, 2015 6:14 pm

      Welcome welcome…
      your word is :
      chance it
      and your verse is
      Lamentations 3:22-23
      He loves how you seek Him… in little ways and bigger ones too.
      T

      • Kara Snyder permalink
        January 3, 2015 7:53 pm

        Great word.. Perfect verse.. How great is his love.

      • January 4, 2015 8:50 am

        oh I am so glad
        T

  23. Claire permalink
    January 3, 2015 6:11 pm

    This is awesome. I’d love a word…lay one on me!

    • January 3, 2015 6:17 pm

      Hey Claire…so fun..welcome,
      your word is:
      rest
      and your verse is:
      Romans 8:28
      you and Him can take it from there.
      T

  24. January 3, 2015 8:15 pm

    Thanks T, always look forward to receiving a word. Happy New Year!

    • January 4, 2015 8:51 am

      absolutly Andrea,
      your word is :
      climb
      and your verse is:
      hebrews 13:8
      enjoy!
      T

      • January 4, 2015 11:42 am

        Bless you, T, the verse is perfect! The unchangeableness of God is one of my favourite attributes of His . . . The same yesterday, today and forever.💚

      • January 4, 2015 6:11 pm

        so cool
        so glad HE is speaking to you.
        T

  25. Karla permalink
    January 3, 2015 11:09 pm

    I would love a word please!

    • January 4, 2015 8:54 am

      Karla,
      your word is:hold on
      and your verse which really takes priority for you:
      2 Corinthians 4:8
      He has got you… you should never loose sight of that
      T

  26. Dee permalink
    January 4, 2015 5:12 pm

    I would like a word please!

    • January 4, 2015 6:09 pm

      Dee,
      your word is:
      gleen
      and your verse is:
      acts 18:10
      be blessed and look for Him
      T

  27. Karen permalink
    January 4, 2015 6:18 pm

    I would like a word.

    • January 5, 2015 8:36 am

      Karen,
      your word is:
      a gift
      and your verse is:
      proverbs 16:22
      With Him all of it will be all right.. take it all to Him
      T

  28. Tanya permalink
    January 4, 2015 9:04 pm

    T,
    I would love a word!
    I also want to thank you for sharing your ministry and prophecy with us, because of you and your transparency I have been able to step out into the ministry God has for me. You are a blessing!
    Tanya

    • January 5, 2015 8:39 am

      This makes me cry… Tanya,
      I would love to hear all about this… this is beautiful.
      your word is: faithfulness
      and your verse is :
      Zephaniah 3:17
      T

      • Tanya permalink
        January 6, 2015 7:19 am

        Thanks T!! This is a perfect word for this year. I will email you my story.
        Tanya

      • January 6, 2015 8:11 am

        I would love that Tanya
        so cool.
        T

  29. Lesha permalink
    January 4, 2015 10:16 pm

    I have been blessed by this the past two years .. I would love one .

    • January 5, 2015 8:41 am

      Lesha,
      your word is:
      Rest in
      and your verse is:
      Isaiah 53:1
      to the heavens and back He has amazing things to talk with you about.
      T

  30. January 4, 2015 11:43 pm

    I would love a word! Thank you so much for blessing us!

    • January 5, 2015 8:45 am

      Oh my goodness Andrea,
      first off you are so welcome…you are a blessing.
      your word is:
      focus on the tip top
      and your verse is:
      Colossians 3:11
      T

  31. Nancy permalink
    January 5, 2015 10:34 am

    Hi T,
    I just got around to reading your post today. Yes, please send me a word! Blessings to you and your lovely family!

    • January 5, 2015 10:36 am

      aww Nancy!!!! Miss you!
      your word is : strength
      and your verse is: James 1:19-20
      so glad you stopped by
      T

  32. January 5, 2015 11:42 am

    I would love a word and verse please. 🙂

    • January 5, 2015 1:16 pm

      Hi,
      your word is :
      held together
      and your verse is:
      amos5:8-9
      take all to Him and spend time hearing from Him
      T

  33. Lynne permalink
    January 5, 2015 8:05 pm

    Yes please. Lovely way to start the year.

    • January 6, 2015 8:11 am

      Lynne,
      I am so glad you asked,
      your word is : heartbeat
      and your verse is:

      PRoverbs 10:25
      I feel like He has been speaking a word and verse to your heart that coincide with this.
      T

      • Lynne permalink
        January 14, 2015 9:42 pm

        I think I` d better start listening with more care. THANK YOU.

  34. Laura Eitland permalink
    January 6, 2015 1:07 am

    Hello, T, I would love a word for this year!!!! Thank you!!!

    • January 6, 2015 8:09 am

      hey laura… I responded to your first request… there have been a lot of comments… but yours is near the top
      either way..here is my original response:

      yay Laura I love hearing that!
      your word is:
      Dig
      and your verse :
      Hebrews 12:1-2
      with an open heart He will give you deep insight.
      T

  35. Mel permalink
    January 6, 2015 11:16 pm

    Thank you for the previous words and verses, so it is about time for fresh ones for this new year whenever they are available.

    • January 7, 2015 8:35 am

      Hello hello,
      Your word is :
      hope arise
      and the verse is:
      Acts 18:10 (sort of made me cry…lol…well your know, get choked up)
      well there ya go girl…
      T

  36. Sue Collare permalink
    January 8, 2015 10:52 pm

    Hi T, I would love a word for this year! Thank you for being such a blessing as you encourage me and many others!

    • January 9, 2015 9:53 am

      Hi sue,
      your word is:
      planted
      and your verse is
      2 Corinthians 2:15
      See ya soon.
      T

      • Sue C permalink
        January 11, 2015 8:07 pm

        Thanks T. Looking forward to seeing how God works this year!
        Great word! Blessings!

  37. Amanda Bishop permalink
    January 9, 2015 9:44 am

    I would like a Word again this year. Last year was exactly spot on! “Fresh Growth” He moved us to a house on 4 acres with 4 out builldings and a garage. Room for chickens and goats and horses…..and most of all seeing Him in every bit of it! His presence rests on the land and His love swaddles us daily. Looking through old prayer journals I found this small place He has given us is an answer to prayers we had forgotten we had prayed.

    • January 9, 2015 9:55 am

      Oh my goodness Amanda,… HE is so awesome… this is such a great story.
      your word is:
      submit it
      and your verse is:
      Jonah 2:9
      T

  38. February 4, 2015 2:53 pm

    I would love a word again this year, I realize I am about a month overdue. Please and Thank you!!

    • February 4, 2015 4:12 pm

      It’s never too late
      your word is:
      smart (like clever)
      and your verse is:
      Colossians 3:16
      You have a lot to take back this year… He has a lot to explain to you on all of this.
      T

      • Courtney permalink
        February 6, 2015 12:16 pm

        Wow. Just wow, you brought tears to my eyes with your words. Thank you, a million times thank you!

      • February 7, 2015 8:45 am

        thats awesome…
        if you are comfortable sharing I would love to hear about it.
        T

  39. February 10, 2015 10:46 am

    I walked to the edge and I almost jumped. Last year I think I turned my back on him and forgot that I am good enough for him and him only. I went through some things, trials that brought to light things that I had failed to heal, to let him heal within me. I have realized how allowing those wounds to fester has caused infection in my life. I also realized that I am smarter than that, smarter than I give myself credit for. I don’t give myself credit most days. But he does, his grace is sufficient for me. For HE is I am. So I am stepping into 2015 ready to face some wounds and to heal them once and for all. To move forward in his strength, to give myself credit for being SMART because he created me that way. Your word and verse could not have been more spot on for me. Thank you. If you only knew. Thank you so much!

  40. April Pearson permalink
    February 20, 2015 5:17 pm

    May I have a word please? And wow, I’m so glad you guys are safe…so thankful for Him…

    • February 23, 2015 8:47 am

      oh goodness I almost missed this..
      your word is :
      perfect love
      and your verse is
      Luke 10:41-42
      He is in each of the moments of your life… take time to find Him there.
      T

    • March 19, 2015 8:38 am

      my deal April… I am so sorry for having not gotten to this till now. However I will tell you that He literally woke me up with your name and I was like, “where do I know that name from” and then it hit me…
      So your word is:
      uplifting
      and your verse is
      1 John 3:2,3
      Be blessed… He literally speaks your name to people and I can attest to it. You are on His heart and you matter to Him.
      T

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