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A Pollination of His Love

Mark 16:15

The Message (MSG)

14-16 Still later, as the Eleven were eating supper, he appeared and took them to task most severely for their stubborn unbelief, refusing to believe those who had seen him raised up. Then he said, “Go into the world. Go everywhere and announce the Message of God’s good news to one and all. Whoever believes and is baptized is saved; whoever refuses to believe is damned.

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The Bible says that we as Christians should go to all ends of the earth and preach the Good News to everyone so that none shall perish which is essentially God’s heart for the people He created.  How many of us actually do that?  Why are we so afraid to share Jesus with everyone we meet?  I myself can be quite shy at times and find it difficult to share with people I don’t know.  Questions pop up in my mind like crazy….what if they think I am insane?  What if they don’t believe me?  What if I tell it the wrong way and they get offended?  What if they yell at me?  What if they run? What do I do if they say no? Ugh!!!  Why should we even care??? If they do not say yes to Jesus they are say yes to eternal death in hell, and I personally do not wish that on anyone.

I know we should not use scare tactics to get people to invite Jesus into their hearts.  I also know that no one can be forced into anything.  On a further note, people often want to run from their problems instead of face them, therefore being presented with the fact that they will die and not go to heaven, does not take precedence over the Sunday night football game or the latest reality show on television.

So, with those things in mind, how DO we share the Good News across the world without offending or pushing or annoying everyone?  I know this may seem simple, but it seems to work for my husband and I.  Live the Christian life.  Share your testimony with those you meet everywhere you go.  I cannot count how many times I have left my husband alone in a restaurant to use the restroom only to come back and find our waitress in tears.  Why?  Because he shared our story and Jesus just happened to show up and soften their hearts.

In reality, it’s God who does all the work.  First He sets us free by using someone else or an event in our lives, then He just sits back and watches us share our stories and the entire time we are doing this, He is softening hearts or setting the seeds.  All we have to do is follow after Jesus and love our neighbors as ourselves.  Yes, it really is that easy.  God’s heart is that none shall perish that all would join Him in heaven one day.  We as His children, need to press into the things of God so that the end result is an outpouring or a pollination of His love.  Are we willing to become pollinators for Jesus?  It’s easy, spread your wings and buzz over to the nearest gathering of people and start sharing your heart, let God take care of the rest!

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Is Your Issue Worth It?

Psalm 23:5

You prepare a feast for me in the presence of my enemies. You honor me by anointing my head with oil. My cup overflows with blessings.
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The Scripture basis for this blog: 

Mark 5:25-35

New Living Translation (NLT)

25 A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding. 26 She had suffered a great deal from many doctors, and over the years she had spent everything she had to pay them, but she had gotten no better. In fact, she had gotten worse. 27 She had heard about Jesus, so she came up behind him through the crowd and touched his robe. 28 For she thought to herself, “If I can just touch his robe, I will be healed.” 29 Immediately the bleeding stopped, and she could feel in her body that she had been healed of her terrible condition.

30 Jesus realized at once that healing power had gone out from him, so he turned around in the crowd and asked, “Who touched my robe?”

31 His disciples said to him, “Look at this crowd pressing around you. How can you ask, ‘Who touched me?’”

32 But he kept on looking around to see who had done it. 33 Then the frightened woman, trembling at the realization of what had happened to her, came and fell to her knees in front of him and told him what she had done. 34 And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace. Your suffering is over.”

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We have been discussing honor and worship at revival these past few weeks and I have just been asking God to show me some things.  Last night we learned about going to church with an expectancy that God will do something, so this morning I went expecting.  I was not feeling well, my voice was sketchy and I asked God to heal my body before we even got to church…posted it on Facebook and everything.  As I stepped into worship this is what happened:

Firstly, I was able to sing…first sign that God was already at work. Secondly when I worship I get this sensation at first that I am pouring into God and honoring Him.  While this is happening there is a light which emanates from me and extends toward heaven.  Then as I choose to receive from God, the light reverses and I am just covered by His glory.  Today it was different.  As I was pouring in so was He and the light met in the middle. I was confused for a moment as I had not encountered this before, then I heard a voice say walk toward the throne.

As I walked in obedience I was brought back to a book I had read by Rick Joyner, The Call, which is about a vision of heaven he had.  I remember seeing all of these people surrounding the throne of God, important people from history and I could not help but think that I was somehow not worthy to be walking to the front, yet I continued to walk.  The closer I got, the more the  light  met and became circles and they radiated out in all directions connecting the worship and bringing it to a new higher level.  God was truly revealing Himself to me in that moment.

So, needless to say, worship was off the hook and wonderful and it brought revelation to me in another area of my understanding.  I sat down after worship and God showed me a hand reaching out from a crowd of people.  In my spirit I knew right away it was the woman with the issue of blood.  As I drew closer to see what God wanted to show me, He showed me there was a hand helping this woman touch Jesus and the following is what God spoke to me:

Like the woman who pushes through the crowds just to get to Jesus to touch the hem of His garment to receive by faith her healing–we should be pressing continually forward,  He HAS prepared a table for us AMONGST our enemies and He gives us the strength daily to overcome and push through anything the enemy has set out for us that day.  So, being set apart by grace, let the words of our testimonies help those hurting around us push through the crowd and touch the hem of Jesus’ garment.  We as a body of Christ are to show the way to Jesus.  Let us love one another aside from our differences and begin to help others to reach out and touch Jesus for their healing.

Wow!  God was really speaking that we need to step out and step in to help others seek Jesus.  We need to realize that their issues are just as important as the one that brought us to God.  We need to have compassion for those who are searching for hope in this fallen world.  Are we willing to set aside our issues to help someone else reach out and touch Jesus?