The Holy Spirit is Awakening Dormant Seeds of Faith

Seeds of faith are being released!
I believe this is a word from God for many right now: the Holy Spirit is awakening dormant seeds of faith.

It may not look like it, but there has been a change in the environment, and the conditions are right for growth.

You Have Those Seeds in Your Pocket!

Image of Dandelion seed being released, with text "The Holy Spirit is Awakening Dormant Seeds of Faith"Do you have a task immediately ahead of you and wonder how you will be able to accomplish it?

  • The size of the need, or the enormity of what you are called to do, is confronting you

You are uncertain how God can use you, but He wants you to know, you are already carrying every gift that you need.
You have those seeds in your pocket!
There are seeds of creativity, wisdom, and greatness—and above all, seeds of faith—ready for you to sow.

Not the Size but the Source of Your Seeds

And what counts is not how big those seeds are, or how many you have.
It is not the “size” of your faith, but the source of your faith that matters—for the Holy Spirit is with you.

One day, Jesus taught a lesson about having faith as a seed:

“And the apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.”
So the Lord said, “If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.” (Luke 17:5-6, NKJV)

Faith can be like a dormant seed until it is activated.
Then, all things are possible, when your faith is:

  • Based on a word from God and
  • Infused with the Holy Spirit’s power

God is Turning Your Questions into Wisdom

And it’s okay to express the reason why this is difficult.
Go ahead and tell your Father about the gap between your ability and the task ahead.
For there is a miracle in the gap—and He wants to reveal His power to you.

When the Jews of Persia were under threat, Mordecai called on Queen Esther to plead the case before her husband the king. Esther sent a reply, explaining that by approaching the king, she was putting her life in danger.

  • Invariably, those who obeyed the call of God had a reason why it was impossible!
  • And they did not hold back from vocalizing those objections [1]

As a result, we can read God’s response (or that of His angelic messengers) to these questions raised by his people.

Questions Reveal the Seeds!

In fact, God’s answers to objections provide us with some of the greatest, faith-filled words of scripture!

Here is a powerful word that exists in the Bible because Esther raised a question—and Mordecai delivered God’s answer!
“…Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14b NKJV)
And it speaks to your situation today.

So be open with God, and share your heart and mind, for there is grace for your honesty.
Express to Him every reason that you have, as to why it is impossible to step out.
And listen to His voice. “Beloved, I have already given you the seed. You have everything you need.”

  • He is turning your seeds of doubt into seeds of faith

Seeds of Faith and the Holy Spirit

Mary of Nazareth asked a question, and God provided an explanation—one that was glorious! And God’s answer has not changed.

When Mary learned that she was to conceive and give birth to the Messiah, she responded with a question: “How can this be…?” And the angel replied to Mary, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God.” (Luke 1:35, NLT)

And He is your source.

Seeds are Awakening

When winter makes way for spring—even before there is an outward change, seeds are awakening. Bulbs that have lain dormant, begin to sprout.
Buds are forming.

Activity is taking place, that you are unaware of.
And right now, the Holy Spirit is making connections, even though you are unaware of it.
“The connections are already in place”.

Hear Him say, “I am turning fatigue into faith!”

“Behold, I will do a new thing,
Now it shall spring forth;
Shall you not know it?
I will even make a road in the wilderness
And rivers in the desert.”
(Isaiah 43:19, NKJV)

Today, courage is rising from within you! We call it forth, and say,
“Let every gift and seed of faith reserved for this time, be anointed and emerge, in Jesus’ Name.”


The core word in this post is excerpted from a video previously published in my course, “Prophetic Worship + Creative”.
[1] See for example, Ex 4:10, Isa 6:5, Luke 1:34

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Leave a Comment
Which parts of this word about the Holy Spirit awakening dormant seeds of faith speak most to you? I love that He is a Redeemer who turns seeds of doubt into seeds of faith! I’d love to hear from you, so leave your comment in the box below.

© 2023 Helen Calder, Enliven Blog

Enliven Ministries: Prophetic ministry for a revival generation

36 thoughts on “The Holy Spirit is Awakening Dormant Seeds of Faith”

  1. Praise King Jesus Helen,
    I bless the Lord for using you to share this timely message.
    The holy spirit has reminded me of Lazarus (John 11:43-44) when I meditated upon this “It is not the “size” of your faith, but the source of your faith that matters.”
    By the Grace of God I sow the seeds of creativity, wisdom, greatness, faith for this new season God is ushering me into.

    God I walk with your guidance each and every step of the way as you fulfill your purpose in my life , I dwell upon your word Isaiah 43:1 – 21 in Jesus mighty name, Amen.

    God bless you, keep you, make his face shine upon you and be gracious unto you Woman of God.

    1. amen to that Tracy – guidance each and every step of the way – this for you:
      “You crown the year with Your goodness, And Your paths drip with abundance” (Ps 65:11)

  2. Every time I read you message and teaching I can hear God speaking to me. You said it’s ok to tell God exactly how we feel. I needed to be reminded of that Truth. Right now I’m so spiritual somethings it hard for me to get back on course. I believe everyone God has said through your and others aswell. It like I can’t get the break through in my soul to stay connected in my faith in God by being a hearer doing of God’s word. I don’t understand what going through. With God’s help I love Jesus I don’t want my pass life or the negative areas of my life now. I have been praying and asking God to change and renew my mind and heart so I can live Jesus life he has planned for me and my family even Thoes around me I pray for as he grace me. I don’t understand. I couldn’t even hold on to a Daniel fast I was fastings. Fasting wasn’t like this for praying either. I want get through this and serve Jesus in my gifts to. please pray for me you and all the strong beautiful people I see write on your app or blog sorry beautiful l
    Prophetess if I missed it. And my family too…thankyou for being such a great blessing from heaven you and all the true saints God. Not worship but I admire and respect you all. Sandra

      1. Thanks I was out order on your app. I’m fasting and praying. That’s why I reach out the way I did to you I’m sorry yes Jesus loves me and others aswell. Thanks

  3. Dear Helen,
    I receive this! All the former seeds of doubt are being turned into seeds of faith, in Jesus’ name! “Behold I am making all things new, says the Lord.” May it be unto me even as He has spoken! For so many reasons, this message hit the bull’s eye for me 🙂 Thank you for your obedience!

    1. Helen,
      My husband & I are in the midst of a 52 day fast. God is awesome. This word is comformation of all God is saying & doing in our lives.
      Restoring & Increasing our faith.
      We thank God for your obedience for sharing this powerful on-time word. God is changing us continueously from the inside out. Our desire is to obey & trust Him in every area of our lives.
      Blessing with Love
      Sarah & Tom

  4. I concor with this prophectic message Pastor Helen and decree and declare it is done in Jesus mighty name Amen! May my Faith get stronger! I needed to hear this now perfect timing. May God bless u and continue to use you for HIS will. Thank you! Love Rosanne.

  5. HALLELUJAH!!! TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY!!! I receive it in the mighty, mighty name of JESUS CHRIST!!! AMEN, AMEN and AMEN!!!

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