God's Agenda, Not Mine?#
Is He taking unnecessary activities away to:
a) relieve pressure on the leadership, and
b) make space for the Holy Spirit to move as He wants to?
Is He creating a calm before the next storm??? I believe this may be a revelation from the Lord Himself to prepare us for slimming down the church ready for action.
The church is so caught up with its own busyness that she has forsaken much of the Lord's business.
The church is doing what the church wants to do rather than doing what the Lord has called her to do.
Many activities are 'nice', apparently social activities that have no God-given authority, or approval.
Much effort and expense is thrown at mans' projects that have no grounding in God.
I believe that the Lord is in the process of letting these activities die off from dwindling support. Thus He permits time and space for the Holy Spirit to introduce God's agenda. All this is in preparation for the coming move that will sweep thousands into His Kingdom.
would you list all your church and personal activities and bring that list before the Lord? Let Him guide you through what to keep and what to discard. It may be painful and involve some personal ego sacrifice too, but both you and His church will be much better prepared for the Holy Spirit to begin a fresh work amongst us and through us.#
Jesus gave them this answer: ‘Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by Himself; He can do only what He sees His Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does. (John 5:19)
Today's Soul Snippet:
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#Penned and shared with permission from prophet Chris Bennett.