Prophetic Word: Live In the Instant

Prophetic Word with Jamie Rohrbaugh | FromHisPresence.comBeloved, the Lord has been talking with me about accessing the blessed life that He has for all of us. And today, I felt His burden to speak to us about how to access that blessed life.

This morning, I heard the Lord say:

“Let’s talk about laziness.

Did you know that you can be lazy in one area and not lazy in another?

You are not a lazy person; I don’t want you to attach laziness to your identity in Christ, because who you are IS “the righteousness of God in Christ.” As My Word says in 2 Corinthians 5:21:

“For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him” (2 Corinthians 5:21).

However, despite the fact that you are My righteousness in My Son Jesus, not everything you do has lined up with My character, My nature, and My will for you yet.

Diligence is My will for you.

I have commanded you in My Word to be diligent. This means that anything that goes against My command to be diligent is sin. And laziness is the opposite of diligence; that means laziness is sin.

My child, My Word says that six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord Your God. I really meant what I said when I said you should work for six days.

You should relax, too, after your work is done for the day. However, many times, you relax instead of working merely because you are intimidated–not because your work is done.

Intimidation happens as the result of many accumulated moments of laziness.

My child, you are to be instant in season and out of season. My command to “be instant” has many applications. I want you to know today that you are to live in the instant, always asking Me what I desire you to do in this instant

Laziness is simply disobedience in the instant–disobedience in a single moment–but it can accrue into a pattern and a stronghold of evil in your life. And like every time you disobey Me, your disobedience even by being lazy opens the door to the enemy and produces intimidation in your life.

However …

If you live in the instant, you will not be intimidated nearly so easily. For example:

  • Living in the instant, you don’t have to worry about picking up all the clothes. You only need concern yourself with that one shirt that I am asking you to pick up and hang up, in this instant.
  • Living in the instant, you don’t have to worry about totally changing your diet. You only need concern yourself with putting your hand on the fresh vegetables, instead of on the pie, in this instant.
  • Living in the instant, you only need concern yourself with standing up and walking around to stretch your legs for one step–not condemning yourself for living a sedentary lifestyle.

It is through living in the instant that large changes are made.

I desire to utterly transform your life. I desire to renovate you–to make you new, again and again–from top to bottom. But these changes accrue as a result of many small decisions that are made in one instant only.

Living in the instant eliminates intimidation and laziness.

Living in the instant takes away the pressure. Living in the instant is also the utmost manifestation of abiding in Me, for you literally waiting to see what I do next before you do anything next. You literally do what I do and say what I say, every instant.

When you are that close to Me, intimidation is no longer. And when you are that close to Me, obeying Me at that level of instant submission, I can bless you far more exceedingly than you ever have been blessed before.

So much of what I desire to fix and heal in your life is the result of laziness–which I define as passing Me by in the instant.

When I prompt you to do something, and you tell Me no, you are missing out:

  • Missing out on My help in that moment;
  • Missing out on the intimacy with Me that we would have had if you had obeyed Me in that moment;
  • Missing out on the blessing I wanted to bring you as a result of your obedience.

So, My child, I urge you: Begin living in the instant with Me.

Get rid of laziness. Get rid of your tendency to ignore Me in the instant, putting off until tomorrow what I just prompted you to do today. Laziness is momentary disobedience, but momentary disobedience can ruin your life, your finances, your marriage, your relationships, and anything else.

Everything in life pertains to obeying Me, for I have shown you how to live in every instance by giving you the example of My Son Jesus. Stop bypassing things because they do not seem spiritual enough, important enough, or urgent enough.

Begin to live as I do, for I pay attention to everything. And if you are abiding in Me, living in the instant with Me, I will be the watchdog for you over everything that pertains you. 

It is only through your choice to abide in Me that I can perfect all that concerns you.

If you get out of that place of abiding in the instant, get back into that place the next instant. Stay on a short leash with Me! Live from instant to instant, always looking to Me; your eyes constantly upon Me.

I am worthy of ALL your attention. I deserve all your obedience.

And if you will live sold-out to Me in that way, living in the instant and abiding with Me and in Me, I will help you begin to manifest the life you have only dreamed of. It’s all about obeying Me in the instant; your blessed life is a product of one instant after the next of diligent abiding in Me, hearing My voice, and obeying Me.

I love you, My child. I am with you to help you. Keep your eyes on Me, and I will rescue you in every case. I will stand with you and in you on every side. You will be safe and protected in Me, and you will find rest for your soul.

Love,

Abba Father (your Papa God)”

Thank You, Abba Father God. I love you so much. Please help us, Your people, to hear and obey Your voice at every instant in Jesus’ name.

Beloved friend, did the Lord speak to you using this word? If so, please leave a comment below. I love hearing what Papa is saying to you!

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50 Comments

  1. This word spoke to me thank you jesus

    1. I pray to be rooted and grounded in Love. I pray to be obedient moment by moment and ever receptive to Holy Spirit in Jesus’Name. Thank you for an on time word.

      1. Latonya Littlejohn says:

        Lord please forgive me, I have been disobedient numerous of times and I ask for your forgiveness in Jesus Name Amen! Thank you Jamie for confirmation. Be Blessed in the Name of Jesus!

    2. Nombulelo says:

      I pray that the Holy Spirit of God will help me to be alert to those instant moments so that I don’t miss out on obeying our Father🙏🏽.
      Thank you Jamie for the word and may you be blessed🙏🏽

    3. This devotion was very helpful and a blessing to my life right now, as I I have been praying to know the voice of God in my life. I would love to be able to hear Him clearly. I have so many unanswered questions.

  2. Grateful to God i listened to the instant guidance of the Holy spirit with an action i was procrastinating on. Thank you for the prophetic word which came right on time. Living on a leash being guided by the Holy Spirit is highly imperative. Thank you for the confirmation of the word.

    1. I believe & receive it Papa God in Jesus Name. Amen

  3. Nadia Slater says:

    Good morning 🌄 Jamie, I am so blessed by your teachings of the word of God.I am so glad that you are here and you are teaching me how to live,by the word of God.Thank you for your dedication to your ministry ❤️. I know that I have grown a bit more than I can even see with my physical eyes, it’s all thanks to God 🙏, and your continued help, I am praying for you and your family that God will bless you always, and I call fort money lots of money to come into your ministry from the four corners of the world right Now, Now, in Jesus Christ, name, come Now,Amen.🙏

    1. Thank you God for loving and correcting Us in such a gentle kind and powerful way … what a big God that speaks to all his people personally!
      Thank you Jamie for obeying the Lord and keeping yourself separated in God now present obedience ❤

      1. Thank You so much Jamie for sharing the word of the Lord. This laziness coupled with fear has given poverty permission to wreck my life!!!!! Deliverance is here and eviction notices are being signed and delivered by the HolySpirit. Thank You Jesus!!!!!!

  4. Yes, I been praying about laziness especially spiritual laziness which can cause you to be lazy in the physical. Lord, teach us how to be diligent, so we can please You.

  5. Matshepo Seletswane says:

    Oh wow this spoke to me directly!!! I have always struggled with procastination and being easily distracted that I start projects and do not finish!!!! It so painful and even now I am piled up with school work and stuff to juggle within hours when I have been putting them off for months.

    Oh God please forgive me for my disobedience I repent in Jesus Name!!

    Thank you again Jamie.

    Love
    Matshepo

    1. This is so right on! Thanks for sending it along.

  6. Melanie Williams says:

    Hi Yes the word was for me. What a word. I say yes Lord I will live in instant moments obeying God.

  7. Barbara Archer says:

    Thank you. Great word.

  8. What a refreshing message just in time! I understand now more about what God expects from me. So liberating! Thank you so much!!

  9. This is so true! I actually allowed Holy Spirit to dictate my steps a few days ago and experienced the most profound joy! It was difficult to admit that I had not been obedient to the Lord at all times, in all things, but His gentleness in pointing it out is such a sign of His mercy and grace.

  10. The Lord directly spoke to me through this.. I haven’t been diligent in an area and I pray that Holy Spirit helps me.. In Jesus name I pray.. amen

  11. Busayo Otekayi says:

    I have missed out a lot in life by simply ignoring the prompting of the Holy Spirit. This word hits me so hard because at this moment, I’m being lazy and procrastinating about things that needed to be done. I am sorry Lord….thanks Jamie

    Love
    Busayo

  12. Elizabeth Roe says:

    Wow on time Word. I tend to procrastinate a lot and I repent of that right now. Help me Father to obey you in every thing and live in the instant. Thank you Jamie for your ministry and the blessing you are. 😇😘

  13. Gladys Mutungu says:

    Thank you Jamie for a timely word and reminder. Yes this word is for me. I struggle with procrastination. I am working on it. Listening and obeying in the instant. Made some baby steps and purpose to doo more. Thank you for your faithful teaching and sharing. God bless you and provide for all the needs of this important ministry. You sure bless my heart and have helped me to grow. It is ongoing.

    Love and blessings

  14. Elizabeth Tuinidau says:

    Yeessssss!!!!!!!my 2nd confirmation of what i am praying for Lord.My message i was waiting for Sis Jamie.Awesome!!!!Also i learned my lesson alot from this great message this morning before i will go to church.Amen and Amen!!!♥️♥️🙏🙏

  15. Jamie,

    The Lord gave me a similar message thru this verse. I originally read it in KJV then studied it out and got so much out of it. The WORD really is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart ♥️!

    Loretta

    Proverbs 15:19 The way of the lazy is like a hedge of thorns [it pricks, lacerates, and entangles him],
    But the way [of life] of the upright is smooth and open like a highway.
    20

  16. The Word is for me. Its so painful to to discover that for every prompting disobeyed some blessings are lost. Thank you sister for sharing these with us. I really have a lot of sitting up to do.

  17. elizabeth says:

    Hi Jamie,

    a totally spot-on word for me today!!! I battle with procrastination and also trying to please everyone and get frustrated and some things don’t get done or I get totally pressurized – so thank you for your obedience in posting this Word.

    Father, I repent of the sin of laziness – procrastination and distractions – keep me grounded in YOU and help me to hear YOUR voice and obey it immediately. Help me to live in the Instance.

    Bessings to you Jamie

  18. Thank you for sharing. Praying for the strength of spirit to be obedient in the moment. I’m praying for grace and mercy for situations in my life that are now seemingly out of control because of my laziness or lack of obedience in the moment. Lord make all things new. Thank you for brand new mercies.

  19. Latika OQuinn says:

    MY GOD! MY GOD! Thank you for Your rod and staff so that I can live in the instant.

  20. Christina McCrory says:

    Blessings to you, Pastor Jamie!!

  21. Absolutely right on Jamie! I needed to hear this and Lord help me to obey instantly! Thank you ❣️

    1. Raphael Robert says:

      Thanks I really appreciate all the comments you post here, by the grace of God I shall do all best of what has designed for to fulfilled, also follow up with your msg truly is help me and I pray hiGod will upgrade and bless you in Jesus name Amen.

  22. Raphael Robert says:

    Thanks I really appreciate all the comments you post here, by the grace of God I shall do all best of what has designed for to fulfilled, also follow up with your msg truly is help me and I pray hiGod will upgrade and bless you in Jesus name Amen.

  23. Thank you Jamie for all you do! This word spoke to me. I was struggling with discipline to keep a consistent schedule. I have been waking up in the middle of the night wide awake. This morning I decided to get up and read the word instead of laying in bed praying. WOW! Getting out of bed and digging into His word gave me instant energy and motivation to prepare my mind, body, and spirit for the day. I prepared my home and felt accomplished before I even left the house for the day. Your message today was a reminder how laziness had taken a toll over my life. Thank you Jesus for a new day!

  24. Raphael Robert says:

    Thanks I really appreciate all the comments you post here, by the grace of God I shall do all day best of what has designed for me to fulfilled Bible says I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me and also follow up with your msg truly is help me and I pray God will upgrade and bless you in Jesus name Amen.

  25. kato jacob james says:

    Hi Jamie,
    Thank you so much for sharing. Lovely prophetic word. Very revelational. Shall take good note of it.

  26. Lisa Bolden says:

    WOW, this one definitely hit me like a ton of bricks, so true, but I receive what God is saying to me, and am going to make every effort to get in that place where he is and surrendering to him, so that I can fully know the direction he’s taking my life, I’m so sorry Father, that I’ve missed out on a lot. Today begins a new day and fresh start with you at the helmsley and me listening and obeying your every word. Thank you ABBA, and thank you Jamie for sharing this. Love you much.

  27. Crystal hill says:

    Oh God please forgive me for my disobedience I repent in Jesus Name!!
    And I receive this word in the name of Jesus I don’t like when I get distracted and don’t obey God I’m working on it and I’m changing it I want my blessing

  28. Jamie, you nailed it! I repent and from now on Lord, Jesus I purpose to obey You every instant. No more laziness and procrastination!

  29. I pray that I can carry on with the grace of living in the instant. It is something I have struggled with. Thank you Abba Father for your word this day.

  30. Thank you Anna Father for loving me! You always draw me closer to you despite of my shortfalls. Thank you for your forgiveness. Amen 🙏

  31. Thank you Abba Father*

  32. Bame Moremong says:

    Hi Jamie, I couldn’t even finish reading this word. I had to jump straight to the comments to tell you how this word is speaking to me and everything I’m trying to do away with as. Love out my health. I will be sowing into this word as I as for laziness to be a thing of my past.

  33. ELIZABETH TUINIDAU says:

    Great and Powerful prophetic word Sis Jamie.I knew that most of the times i failed in this area.Obeying instantly to Abba is like listen to the voice and directives that comes from the Sweet Holy Spirit. Thank You Abba for your powerful message..Amen

  34. Ma Cristina says:

    Thank you Jamie for your prophetic word “diligence and laziness”. It was all like a shot of a bullet into my heart. I am loaded with a lot of works physical and mental. And i am deadly tired mostly at bedtime that is why i dont know that i was already sleeping once i laid down in bed. I wanted to be more diligent when it comes to ky spiritual life. I love GOd with all of my heart and soul. Help me more to be diligent especially when it comes to be diligently a child of GOD! Thank you more power and annointing.

  35. Iva Leacock says:

    Very refreshing, helping me on my spiritual journey, and how to trust God more, and be obedient in the instant, not leaving what should instantly for later or tomorrow.

  36. Am so grateful for this prophetic word. This spoke directly to me. I pray i never ignore the promptings of Papa ever again

  37. Raul Torres says:

    Yes Sir Father, I will obey you and do as you say. I will not be lazy in the small things.
    Thank you Papa. I LOVE YOU!

  38. Rev.Patrick r Prescott says:

    Yes Jamie that word spoke to me.to be attentive to the subtle instant nuances and promptings of the Holy Spirit.it reminded me of the word i received this morningfor the post for my Facebook page.
    Instant download from the Holy Spirit.
    God bless you richly.Shalom.
    I will obey you Lord in the Instant.

  39. S very helpful for me. Thank you. We will be truly abiding in Him if we do these things.

  40. I thought I was tired, but actually it’s just laziness. Wow?

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