Grace to you and peace be multiplied to you through the blessing on Jesus. May all the wisdom you need be upon you for true insight and
practical application in every situation you face in Jesus name.
As I minister to God every morning His presence becomes so real to me.
Talking with God is extremely important for any faith walk to be
worth its grain of salt. My victories are accomplished in the
fellowship time with the Father. He gets involved quickly as I allow
Him to grace His word in my life. I don't see how anyone can go
through this life without trusting Him for every step of this earth
walk. I need Him to manifest Himself constantly and he does. Our
prayer life demands proof of the Blessing He has promised to us, and
we should not have to beg Him to do what He said He would do. It's OK
to demand proof of the blessing. It is for our benefit, and we should
exercise our faith on purpose for the blessing in our life. In fact
it was how John the Baptist determined whether or not Jesus was The
"Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of
his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do
we look for another? Jesus answered and said unto them, Go and shew
John again those things which ye do hear and see: The blind receive
their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf
hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached
to them. And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me."
John was looking to see prophecy fulfilled in His life time. We should
also do the same. Isaiah 61 was the Word Jesus told the disciples to
tell John. More importantly for this lesson it was the Works of the
Anointing, or the blessing that was on Jesus John wanted to hear
about because “The One That Should Come” would have these signs
working with Him. If the signs were there, this is The Anointed One.
"The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me
to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the
brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening
of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year
of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that
mourn" Isaiah 61:1-2
Jesus told His disciples to go and show John what you have seen and heard.
Jesus was letting John know that the Kingdom of God was indeed here.
It was the proof that John needed to rest in his quest of the
prophecy that he so dearly held onto. Jesus said that these signs
would also follow us who believe. In fact Jesus commanded His
disciples to do the same. Are you a disciple of The Blessing?
"These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the
way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye
not: But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as
ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the
sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye
have received, freely give." Matt. 10:5-9
Our Master didn't just tell them what to do He showed them as well.
"And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their
synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing
every sickness and every disease among the people." Matt. 9:35
It is OK believer to expect proof of the blessing in every area of your
life. Jesus went about teaching, and preaching the gospel of the
kingdom and healing all manner of sickness and disease of the people.
What do you go to church to see? Do you go to see proof of the
blessing or have you been talked of out it by deception? Do you go to
see the sick brothers and sisters at the church, and instead of
healing them we pamper them and ask what medications they are taking?
Do you do the same where finances are concerned? Do we see
financially broke Christians and fear teaching on prosperity because
we have been tricked into thinking it's either greed or heresy to
mention wealth? What do you go to church to see? Is it indeed OK to
watch our brothers and sisters die young full of anxiety and
depression because of financial burdens? Why are we not putting way
poverty by faith like we put away sin. The consecrated Christian does
not put up with sin for one minute yet it's astonishing how they
coddle sickness and pet poverty instead of resisting them as works of
the devil. Have we turned our embassy (the church) into a duty bound
assignment instead of a place to brings gifts to our King and thereby
placing a demand on the Blessing of the King?
I suggest to you dear Christian to upgrade your status to a believer of
the Blessing that Jesus brought to us from God. Expect the blessing
to be manifest in your life and your church. You should be the one
to bring it there if no one else does it. John expected it on Jesus,
and Jesus expects it to be on us.
"Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people.
Selah." Ps. 3:8
The Kingdom of God has been belittled to such a degree that no one is
expecting the King to show up nor do they even desire to see Him.
They have come to church only to hear a good message, and that he or
she doesn't preach a long time. The church should be a embassy where
we get the mind of our King on a matter, and make it legislation and
policy in this foreign territory called Earth.
Copyright 2010: by Paul G. and Loretta Williams
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