KHANDIE'S KORNER - July 10, 2005

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Timely Insights into God's Word from Khandielese Reyes

ROSE.gif (9864 bytes)This Weeks Message- (scripture taken from King James Version)


Beloved brothers and sisters in the Lord.  The following message was originally sent out on July 1, 2002, yet I felt compelled by the Lord to resend it to you today.  This message is reference to giving all to the Lord.  Casting away all burdens, struggles, sorrows, and most importantly letting go of our old ways, repenting of ALL sins and simply surrendering ourselves completely to Him, allowing HIM to live through us and we no longer are living for ourselves.  If He is to be LORD over our lives, this means LORD OF ALL THINGS not just the portions we are willing to give up.  Sometimes we carry far more than what is required of us and much of the load is unnecessary.  If we are willing to LET GO we then will truly discover that his yoke is indeed easy, and His burden is light…..

“At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.  Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.  All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.  COME UNTO ME, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  TAKE MY YOKE upon you, and LEARN OF ME; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.  For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light  (Matt 11:25-30) 

“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved” (Ps 55:22) 

A while back, I had a dream.  In this dream it appeared I was in the midst of nowhere.  I looked around trying to soak in all my surroundings, searching for which direction to go, but not being able to discern which way was north, south, east or west.  I knew that I was traveling somewhere, that there was indeed a destination; however I had no idea where I was headed.  I remember that I was on a road; however there was nothing on either side except desert land.  Upon my back, piled very high, were crates of various sizes that appeared to be bound together by massive chains.  I walked bent forward, collapsing periodically under the weight of it all.  Upon each crate was a label indicating its contents, I suppose. One had the label “Health” written upon it, another said “Family”,  still another read “Finances”, while another read “Prayers”.  There were so many, and ALL were labeled.  The Load was nearly unbearable.  There were two of almost equal size that was the heaviest among them all.  They were placed on the very top, one beside the other, and their labels read: “Loneliness”, and “The Church”.  I didn’t understand why these were the heaviest, but the weight of them pressed down on the other crates and inevitably upon me.  I couldn’t remember how the crates got there, or who had placed the labels on them.  Perhaps it was I, but I couldn’t remember.  I only knew that I was so desirous to get rid of the weight, but because I could not locate the key, I was unable to unlock the chains.  Thus, I fell on my face in total despair and agony.   

From a short distance I could barely make out the figure of a man.  The light which surrounded him was nearly blinding, yet I lifted my face from the dust, straining in an attempt to get a more clear view.  From the presence of the light I saw his arms outstretched.  Suddenly, hope was revived in me!  “It is the Lord”, I said to myself.  Surely He has come to remove all this heavy weight from me.  I laid there for a moment breathing a sigh of relief as I expected at any moment He would walk over and remove the heavy load from my back, but he didn’t come.   He simply stood there with his arms outstretched.  And then, I heard his voice coming from within the light saying: COME UNTO ME”.  What? I said confused, Come?  “Lord I cannot take another step.  Please, TAKE these things from me that I may be able to stand upright again and walk freely!”  But, He answered only by saying again: COME UNTO ME”!  In obedience, I mustered up what strength was left in me and stood up to proceed towards him.  I felt a little saddened that he did not simply lift me up, seeing my struggle to stand but I was determine to heed to his command so I stood as best I could.  Bent forward because of the heaviness of the weight upon my shoulders and back, I began with one small step at a time. I kept my eyes downward so as not to lose my footing, yet every now and again I would look up to see how close I was to him.  As I drew closer I could see his eyes.  They were filled with so much love, warmth and compassion.  My sadness left me for a moment as I could see that He was indeed sensitive to my situation, and for a moment I thought he was going to race over to me and literally rip each crate from my back, but still He did not. 

What seemed like an endless walk into the light, into his presence, I finally did reach Him.  I fell at his feet weeping and sobbing in complete exhaustion.  Lord, I said, “I made it my friend; now PLEASE TAKE these things from me, this load are far too heavy for me to carry!   “My daughter”, he said, “I cannot take them from you!”  For a moment I was completely taken back by his words, I was stunned, nearly heartbroken at what he said.   I began to sob even more.  I looked up at Him and noticed the tears forming in his own eyes.  Through the sobs I said, “Lord, beloved Savior, YOU promised me in YOUR word that you would never give me more than I could bear!  Now, precious Lord, I can no longer bare the weight of this.  PLEASE, I cried, HELP ME!”  He looked down on me with such love and spoke so very gently: “My daughter, MY WORD NEVER RETURNS TO ME VOID, but you don’t understand.  I can take NOTHING from NO ONE. Therefore, I cannot TAKE those things from you; YOU must GIVE THEM TO ME!  When you give them to me, I will then receive them and they will no longer be yours, but mine.”  But my Lord, I said, “How can I give these things to you.   I’m barely able to stand let alone lift these things from me and hand them over to you.  Besides, my Lord they are bound to me by heavy chains and I’m unable to locate the key to open its’ locks.  PLEASE…HELP ME!”  He smiled at me softly and said, “But YOU have the key, you’ve been carrying it with you all this time.”  I began to go over in my mind just where the key might be.   I had no pockets in the clothing I was wearing so it could not be there.  Where could it be?   Finally, out of frustration because I still could not find it I said: “Lord, where is the key? Where my Lord?  I cannot find it and I’m exhausted!”  He looked at me for a moment and then replied, “Daughter, the key is in YOUR HAND, you are holding it!”  Now, I was really confused.  What? I said.  “Lord I don’t understand.  There is nothing in my hand except these heavy chains which I’ve been clutching for the longest time.”  He then said: “Daughter, the key is…..LET GO!!!   There are no locks upon those chains.  What have kept them secure upon your back is YOU!!  You are holding on to them and not that they have been bound to you!”  

For the first time I took a look at my hands and noticed that I was indeed clutching tightly to the chains.  I said to the Lord, “Jesus, you mean all that’s been standing in the way of complete freedom from these chains was a simple act of letting go!”  “That is right my daughter, he said.  Now you understand clearly!”   Instantly, upon hearing this, I let go of the chains and every crate went tumbling to the ground.  I stood upright, feeling stronger than I’d ever felt before.  The Lord then bent over and began lifting each crate but as he touched them, they all disappeared one by one, right before my eyes.  “Where did they go my Lord?” I asked Him.  He placed his arm around me and looking me in the eye said: “I’ve already carried these for you. There’s no need to carry them again.  For Surely I’ve BORNE YOUR GRIEFS and have CARRIED YOUR SORROW in my own Body, ONCE AND FOR ALL!   I embraced him and began to sob again, only this time they were tears of joy.  I thanked him for teaching me this most valuable lesson of LETTING GO, and “GIVING IT ALL TO HIM”. 


“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:  CASTING ALL YOUR CARE UPON HIM; FOR HE CARETH FOR YOU” (1ST Pet 5:6-7)

I love you all so very much. Have a blessed week in the Lord and remember: Whatever we do, do ALL for the GLORY of GOD, who ALONE is worthy of the GLORY and the PRAISE!

The Lord be with you this day and always!  Shalom Uvracha (Peace and Blessings)…….. 

Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh,
Adonai Elohim Tzeva-ot
Asher Hayah Va-ho-veh VaY’vo

Holy, Holy, Holy
Lord God Almighty
Who was and is and is to come!

May the peace of the Lord be with you today and always……

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