How are you feeling about these times we’re living in? Could you use some good news?
In this episode of the Positioned to Prosper podcast, I’m sharing a word I felt the Lord drop into my spirit a few weeks ago around a new season that He’s walking His Church into right now. It’s such a breath of fresh air, friend. I can’t wait to share! But to get to the fullness of the word, I’ve got to share some things with you from a few encounters I’ve had with Him over the past two years. And these things involve some talk of the “last days,” and end-times prophecy. Are you good to dig in with me on this topic?
And while we’re talking end-times, can I ask you . . . Are you a pre-tribulation or post-tribulation believer when it comes to the timing of the rapture? Have you ever thought about this for yourself? In this episode we’re going to begin to touch on this debate, and I’m planning to unpack this discussion a little more with you over the coming weeks here on the podcast. But for this week, I’m laying a bit of a scriptural foundation for our future discussion, and then releasing this word of absolute hope that the Lord gave to me to share with you. It’s going to be so good!
So are you ready to jump in? If so, I want you to grab your Bible, your journal and a pen, and . . . Let’s Go!
To join the four-week study I mention in the episode intro called — The Tenacious Girl’s Guide to Breakthrough: A Map for Navigating the Journey of Audacious Faith with God, click here. We start April 18th, so get registered ASAP!
Scripture References Mentioned in This Episode:
Joshua 3:14-16 —
So when the people set out from their tents to pass over the Jordan with the priests bearing the ark of the covenant before the people, and as soon as those bearing the ark had come as far as the Jordan, and the feet of the priests bearing the ark were dipped in the brink of the water (now the Jordan overflows all its banks throughout the time of harvest), the waters coming down from above stood and rose up in a heap very far away…
1 Thessalonians 5:9 —
For God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ…
2 Peter 2:4-9 —
For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment; if he did not spare the ancient world, but preserved Noah, a herald of righteousness, with seven others, when he brought a flood upon the world of the ungodly; if by turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes he condemned them to extinction, making them an example of what is going to happen to the ungodly; and if he rescued righteous Lot, greatly distressed by the sensual conduct of the wicked (for as that righteous man lived among them day after day, he was tormenting his righteous soul over their lawless deeds that he saw and heard); then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment…
Psalm 27:13-14 (NASB 1995) —
I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the Lord.
Links to Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
Are you ready to get intentional about the kind of faith that leads to breakthrough? You’re invited to join me for a four-week study starting April 18th called —
The Tenacious Girl’s Guide to Breakthrough:
A Map For Navigating the Journey of Audacious Faith with God
We’ll be studying the book of Ruth as we consider the question —
So, what do you do when the bottom’s falling out, and your surroundings look nothing like you thought they’d look at this point, and you don’t know what the heck to do next?
We’re going to learn how to access audacious faith and hope in God — the kind of audacious faith Ruth exhibited when her world fell apart, and she needed to know her next step to breakthrough.
What’s this study going to look like? Here’s what’s included when we kick off on Monday, April 18th:
- Weekly, live calls via Zoom with Erica — Lesson Teaching, Questions, Discussion (Mon 7pm ET)
- Recordings of All Sessions Available for Replay (within 48 Hours of the Live Call)
- Workbook with Lesson Notes, Journal Prompts, Processing Questions and Note Taking Sheets
- Private Facebook Group Community Where All The Tenacious Girls Are Hanging Out
- BONUS: Virtual Ticket to the REVIVE Woman Conference happening May 13th & 14th!
To sign up for this breakthrough study, head on over to revivewoman.org/breakthrough and grab your seat. And at this price, you might even want to consider snapping one up for your bestie, your sister or your mom. Jump in today, and I’ll see you for our opening session on Monday, April 18th!
Erica co-leads a local church alongside her husband, Doug, in Tampa, Florida called REVIVE Church of Tampa. You can visit the church’s website for more information about who we are, what we believe and how we show up as the Church in the heart of West Tampa and beyond.
REVIVE Church of Tampa streams services live on Friday nights at 7pm ET and Sunday mornings at 11am ET. You can find those livestreams on our church Facebook page:
Live Services – Fridays at 7pm ET and Sundays at 11am ET
If you’re interested in joining the online campus of REVIVE Church of Tampa, you are welcome to join our community group on Facebook where we offer weekly discussion around the Friday and Sunday messages as well as discipleship Zoom groups and the opportunity to host others in your home as you stream services. You can find us here:
The ROCC: REVIVE Online Campus Community
About this podcast:
Positioned to Prosper is a weekly podcast that covers the ins and outs of what it means to live a lifestyle of breakthrough and victory in your relationships, health, finances and beyond. Your host, Erica Pyle, is no stranger to jumping without the proverbial parachute while maintaining a firm grip on godly wisdom. A self-described slayer of pragmatism and a “walk by faith” kind of girl, Erica is an unabashed believer in the power of God to radically transform lives. Front-footed in faith as she offers straight-up truth, strategies, and wisdom for living victoriously, and equipped with her love for the word of God, her certification as a holistic health coach, and years of experience in personal finance and taxation, Erica is ready to help you get positioned to prosper.
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