To my FATHER’s beloved ones, This morning as I am finishing a Glory Ring for Korea, the Holy Spirit encouraged me to write this letter. Many of you receiving this letter have at sometime received a Prophetic Glory Ring from me. You might have received a Glory Ring for a State, Nation, Tribe, River, City, Territory, and Island or for yourself personally. In the early years, 1997-1999, I sent out approximately 700 small individual Glory Rings with hand-written prophetic words as the Holy Spirit was pressing me to hear the small whisper of HIS voice. If you have read my book, Have Glory Ring will Travel! or heard any portion of my testimony, then you are aware that I did not want to be in ministry nor did I choose, develop or design this ministry. In the world’s economy, I am designated as the Founder and President of HGRM. In heaven’s economy, PAPA GOD scraped me up out of shattered devastating brokenness and held me in HIS arms for the last 14 years. In 1995, I intentionally gave HIM the fragile and shredded remains of my life to do with as HE willed. Assuredly, I was too broken to even to begin to envision an internationally ministry touching thousands of people around the world. HE has waited patiently as I have purposed to say “YES” to HIS every unction, function, request, assignment, instruction, impartation, revelation, invitation and plan. HIS grace is relentless. When I made my first Glory Ring in 1996 out of a broken earring with three little red hearts and three rainbow ribbons …it was with the belief that GOD had abandoned me but that HE would never abandon my three children. In the making of the Glory Rings, as I sat with HIM, my head leaning back on HIS chest, listening to the rhythm of HIS heartbeat, which is the heartbeat of the universe, the galaxies, the heavens, the creation, the earth…the sound of HIS endless love, HE placed HIS hands over mine and demonstrated to me how to make each Glory Ring. I have never thought they were my designs or my Glory Rings. They have always been HIS designs, HIS visions, HIS work of art and HIS Songs of Colors. For every Prophetic Glory Ring that I have made, HIS hands are always over mine, it is always HIS design, HIS colors, HIS word, HIS song, HIS delight, HIS message, HIS gift, HIS pleasure, HIS word, HIS encouragement and HIS hope for HIS people. Over the years there are many that have suggested that I sell the Prophetic Glory Rings to make money to fund the ministry. For me, each Glory Ring is priceless. When Jesus Christ was crucified and rose again, HE paid the price. HE gave 100% of HIS life so that I might have a relationship of spiritual intimacy with God the Father, so that I might be able to sit at HIS banqueting table and so that I might be able to go to the heavenlies and be in HIS presence in that realm. If this was MY ministry then selling the Prophetic Glory Rings might be an option but it is not, it is HIS! PAPA GOD does not sell HIS GLORY, nor HIS SONGS, nor HIS WORD! Never has and never will.
In like manner, I have chosen not to take a salary in ministry. I do not look at ministry as an a means of gainful employment or an occupation, but as an invitation from my FATHER GOD to participate in the advancement of HIS Kingdom on Earth. Spiritually, it is pure joy to walk beside HIM moment by moment. This does not alleviate the challenges associated with a life devoted to Christ, yet provides the source to be an overcomer daily.
Now, that HE has designed over 3000 Glory Rings as I have sat at HIS feet, waiting for HIS movement, HIS design, HIS word, HIS purpose, HIS Song in Color…I still have absolutely no desire to be in “ministry.” My only desire is to be in the fullness HIS presence, HIS will, HIS pleasure, HIS purpose, HIS plan and move immediately and obediently to HIS call upon my life. HE has chosen the anointing HE has placed on my life. HE has chosen the gifts and mantles that I wear. Some of the Prophetic Glory Rings have taken over five years of intercession, waiting for supplies/provision, waiting for HIS timing, waiting for an intercessor to arise in a nation, waiting for a divine appointment, waiting for a divine connection, waiting for HIS people to want to HEAR from HIM. It has been in the making of the Prophetic Glory Rings that I have become so familiar with HIS voice that it is always the first voice I hear. Before I hear your sound, the sounds of the earth, the sounds of darkness and/or the sounds of my carnal nature…I hear the Sounds of My Father,, The LORD GOD ALMIGHTY. This last week, while I was in Great Bend, Kansas, I was privileged to meet for the first time, Shirley Tomlin, who received the first Prophetic Glory Ring made for a State in America. It was made in 1996 and then given to her in 1999. We finished the five year project of making a Glory Ring for every State in America in 2005. Of course, when I made the Glory Ring for Kansas, I did not know PAPA GOD’s plan. It is no surprise that HE began in the heartland of America. HE has always been too huge, too large, too overwhelming, too amazing, and too profound for me to grasp. In this season, as I am beginning my last year of classes at Marylhurst University for a Master’s of Divinity Degree (another one of my FATHER’s ideas), the endless hours of sitting at HIS feet in the early years are not as common, yet, I have learned to stay inside HIS Presence, beneath HIS Wings and protected by HIS Shield. Each day requires more faith than the day before. Each day has new moments of refining. Each day is filled with HIS relentless, passionate love for me. Each day I am undone by HIS redemptive, supernatural grace and mercy.
Because of HIS AMAZING GRACE, Jennifer Lynn Joy, Minister
HIS Glory Reigns Ministries PO Box 6083 Bend, OR 97708-6083 USA