Soul Snack 8/183 ... God's Agents
Correct self-perception is an intelligence to be highly desired and wisely acquired. Self ignorance is to be disdained. (cf Mt 7:1-5)
I may view myself as a sinner or a winner.
I may view myself despondently or with delight.
I may view myself as gift-less or gifted.
How I perceive my self will have an immeasurable impact on the actions I take in my life.
In Luke 10 Jesus send out his 2nd 'troop'. This one comprises of 72 agents. He instructs them clearly as to their role and actions. He views His own with great specificity. His selection process so deliberate and precise.
Jesus sees me as His agent.
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. Luke 10:1
He plants His people, His warriors ahead of Him.
I am a 'plant' for Jesus, an agent to survey the landscape before he arrives. I am His spiritual un-secret agent. This agent's purpose is to find the people and places of receptivity.(Lk 10:5-11,16)
There are heavenly appointments God makes for men to prepare places for His arrival, for His entry.(Acts 17:26-27)
I am placed HERE to prepare this place I live in for the entry of Christ - to search for the people of receptivity.