Adir (Great/Mighty) – Dyed4you Art

Adir (Great, Mighty) depicts a visual representation of strength as a reminder that when we are put in positions of of responsibility, we can trust that we are equipped to succeed with what we’ve been given. 

  • Luke 12:48 (TLB) ..Much is required from those to whom much is given, for their responsibility is greater.

A prophetic download from Amanda Estep is connected to this. It’s called “Found Faithful.

As the eyes of the Father search and look throughout the whole earth to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is loyal to Him (2 Chronicles 16:9), He has seen you and found you faithful. Like Noah (Genesis 6:8) and Mary (Luke 1:30) who were found faithful and received grace in the eyes of God, you also have received favor and abundant blessings. Continue to keep your heart steadfast in Him and His Word, and while on your knees before Him pouring out all that is within you, hidden treasures of secret places (Isaiah 45:3) will be given to you. To whom much is given, much is required (Luke 12:48) and He trusts you greatly with these riches.

A Prophetic Nugget from “Daily Downloads from Heaven” by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Key to the Kingdom: Act in Humble Obedience.

1 Corinthians 15:58 (VOICE) My dear brothers and sisters, stay firmly planted—be unshakable—do many good works in the name of God, and know that all your labor is not for nothing when it is for God.

Beloved, keep your hands to the labor I have entrusted you. Be not moved by what you see (or don’t see) in the natural, for I see the hearts of all and I instruct you accordingly. Simply respond in humble obedience trusting that your labor is not in vain and that My work will be accomplished in My perfect time.  

In seed time and at harvest, I AM still God. Trust Me when the fruit is ripe and when the growth is occurring by faith beneath the surface. In every moment I AM at work and My presence is made known. Trust your hope in My hands, for I AM faithful.

A post by Meghan Williams from MeghanW.com is connected to this. It’s called “Adir (Great, Mighty).”

As I was pondering the Hebrew letter aleph, I came across a list of Names of God that include the letter, and one was highlighted: Adir (H117), which essentially means great (majestic/noble) and mighty (strength/power). In other words, it’s a weighty name. But what I found particularly beautiful about this name is that this is something we can be called too. 

When we are put in a position of authority or responsibility, we too are adir. This makes sense when we consider that all authority and power come from God and it is up to us what we do with what we’ve been given. This is a sobering thought, for to whom much is given, much is required (Luke 12:48). And yet, we as we remember He is Adir – the Mighty One, we know that as we align with Him and operate in His image, we walk in a place of power and righteousness.

So the key (as always) is then to ensure our alignment with God, and alignment comes through relationship, through abiding. Just as you know how someone you have a close relationship with will act in one situation or another simply because of the depth of relationship that exists, so must we have that same intimacy with God. This isn’t something laborious, this is simply having open dialog on an ongoing basis (bear in mind dialog goes two directions). 

Then when you are gifted authority (i.e. responsibility), you will be able to move forward unhindered and in wisdom because what you need is both already deposited in you and is coming to you in an ongoing flow.

1 Chronicles 29:11-13 (AMP) Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and on the earth; Yours is the dominion and kingdom, O Lord, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all. In Your hand is power and might; and it is in Your hands to make great and to give strength to everyone. Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name.

A portion of another Prophetic Nugget from “Daily Downloads from Heaven” by Meghan Williams is connected to this. It’s called “Yield and Wield.”

Luke 12:48 (VOICE) …If you are given much, much will be required of you. If much is entrusted to you, much will be expected of you.

Beloved, in order to wield My strength, you must yield to Me. Only My judgment is perfect, and My right hand wields much power. That power cannot be entrusted to those who operate from their own flawed sense of right, but rather those who yield to Me, will wield authority…I will move through you in My perfect timing. Yield and wield, beloved. Yield and wield.

A prophetic download from Meghan Williams of Dyed4you Ministries is connected to this. It’s called “Blessing from Obedience.

When you yield yourself to be my vessel, it ministers not only to the one you pour out to, but to you as well. So pour out from your overflow with generosity and wisdom. Trust My direction on when to speak and when to be silent. Resist the urge to defend that which I have given you to say, instead allowing My words to stand on their own. For I will not beg for someone to believe Me, nor will I pressure them to take action on My counsel. 

Each person has the right and ability to choose. So just as you choose to pour out that which you’ve received from Me, so they can choose to hear it or not, and act on it or not. But, beloved, pray that they – like you – will choose wisely. For blessing comes with obedience. Not as a bribe for choosing well, but simply as cause and effect.

Those who walk with Me are blessed – though I do not speak of blessings in the human way of understanding, but rather of wholeness and oneness, of peace and joy, and of love and contentment. So pour out as I have poured in and walk in the fullness of the blessings I have for you.

Proverbs 18:20 (TPT) Sharing words of wisdom is satisfying to your inner being. It encourages you to know that you’ve changed someone else’s life.

Connected to this is a series of Prophetic Nuggets from “Daily Downloads from Heaven” by Meghan Williams that are connected by scripture / theme. It is a series of four Prophetic Nuggets based on Daniel 2:20-23 (VOICE):

Daniel: Praise the name of God forever and ever, for all wisdom and power belong to Him. He sets in motion the times and the ages; He deposes kings and installs others; He gives wisdom to the wise and grants knowledge to those with understanding. He reveals deep truths and hidden secrets; He knows what lies veiled in the darkness; pure light radiates from within Him. I recognize who You are, and I praise You, God of my ancestors, for You have given me wisdom and strength. And now You have graciously revealed to me what we asked of You, for You have revealed to us the king’s dream and its meaning.

The first Prophetic Nugget is called “El Olam (the Everlasting God).

Daniel 2:20 (VOICE) Daniel: Praise the name of God forever and ever, for all wisdom and power belong to Him.

Beloved, I AM El Olam, the everlasting God. I AM sovereign, and I AM King. All power and authority rest in My hands. So who could you turn to for wisdom or understanding that would be more capable than I AM? No one, for there is none in heaven or on earth whose understanding exceeds Mine.

Seek Me. Focus on Me. Praise and give glory to Me. Do so not out of a sense of obligation, but simply as joyous overflow. From generation to generation I AM faithful, so simply rest in Me. Stay firmly rooted in your faith, for you know unquestionably who I AM. Look to Me, beloved, and watch Me move. 

The second Prophetic Nugget is called “YHVH Melek Olam (Lord King Forever).

Daniel 2:21 (VOICE) He sets in motion the times and the ages; He deposes kings and installs others; He gives wisdom to the wise and grants knowledge to those with understanding.

Beloved, I AM YHVH Melek Olam, Lord King Forever. I AM sovereign and I AM not just wise, but wisdom itself is defined by Me. So look to Me for wisdom. Refuse to be tossed about by the opinions and assertions of men, which are fickle – an ever moving target. Instead trust Me to be your firm foundation, for I AM steadfast and unshakable.

Trust Me to give you the wisdom you need as you need it. And trust Me to grant you the knowledge and understanding you will also need to go with it. For I see the beginning from the end. And as you stay in tune with Me, I will give you all you need.

The third Prophetic Nugget is called “Gelah Raz (the Revealer of Mysteries).

Daniel 2:22 (VOICE) He reveals deep truths and hidden secrets; He knows what lies veiled in the darkness; pure light radiates from within Him.

Beloved, seek Me and come prepared to explore. Boundless revelation is at My fingertips, and nothing is hidden from Me. Walk in My light of truth – absorb the warmth of its rays. No darkness can hide from Me, for darkness cannot combat light – it simply must surrender. 

So stand with Me, and allow Me and the light of My love and countenance to illuminate that which was previously hidden in darkness and obscurity. Then allow seeing with new eyes and understanding by My Spirit to completely change the way you act and think. 

But know, beloved, that to whom much is given, much is also required. So walk in the fullness of this increased wisdom and revelation with sobriety and circumspection. As you walk in the light, reflect the light, and move in love and grace.

The fourth Prophetic Nugget is called “Attiyq Youm (the Ancient of Days).”

Daniel 2:23 (VOICE) I recognize who You are, and I praise You, God of my ancestors, for You have given me wisdom and strength…

Beloved, I AM Attiyq Youm, the Ancient of Days. I have forever been and will forever be. I AM. I have created you. My fingerprints are on the very fiber of your being. Your soul and spirit know and recognize Me instinctively. Give praise for you are indeed fearfully and wonderfully made.

As you ask Me for wisdom, I freely supply it. So ask, beloved, and be ready and willing to listen when I respond. For only a fool would ask a question only to leave before hearing an answer. So quiet your heart, and make room for Me to speak. Then walk in the wisdom you have been given.

{Artist note} As I began pondering this piece, I sensed weight – as in a sobriety/seriousness and the end of Luke 12:48 came to mind about to whom much is given, much is required. At the same time, I also sensed strength. Much has been given because you are prepared to be entrusted and have the strength to walk out the responsibilities on your shoulders with grace and strength. This is when I got the vision of the ox, a symbol of strength and stability. This also brought to mind the Hebrew letter aleph, whose original pictograph represented an ox. This letter is in the word Abba, because father (whether in reference to an earthly head of household or God Himself) represents one of strength, authority and responsibility (much like the theme that has emerged for this piece). Then I discovered another Name of God that also began with an aleph, but that is also used as a descriptor for us when we have been put in a position of “greatness” (whatever that may look like).

The word is Adir (H117). When I went to find the image of the ox to align with the vision I’d seen, and I saw the one used in this piece and heard the “yes” in my spirit, it took me a moment to figure out what the spots were around it. They’re flies! My initial reaction was to want to retouch them out, but I sensed a check and so asked for insight and what God reminded me of is that whenever you are in a position of authority or responsibility, there are always those who think they could do better.

But just as the scale in the image of the ox to the fly is clear that the fly cannot do what the ox does, so we must remember that the “flies” around us were not the ones God entrusted this specific mission to, so like this ox we must remain singularly focused and trust the strength and authority we’ve been given. This comes not from a place of pride, but simply confidence in the One who equips us and walks with us.

Thank You, Father, for trusting us – for giving us responsibility and trusting us with the strengths, talents, and wisdom needed to succeed at what we’ve been given. May we walk in confidence, but also sobriety, for what you have entrusted to us is of import and we desire to give it the honor and attention it is due. In all things, all honor and glory be unto You.