Far too many folks are looking over their shoulder at their past, as if they could go back and change things. The Lord spoke something years ago, “if you live in the past you will have no future”. So, we have a past and we have a future, but what about the present? We are to live in the present in such a way that we have a good future. This incident is based on God’s Holy Word, “we reap tomorrow what we sow today”. If your future means nothing to you, you will sow any ole thing. Tomorrow never dies, it will come whether you want it or not, whether you’re prepared or not tomorrow is coming.
Philippians 3:13-14 Brothers, I don’t know everything, but I do this one thing, I forget the past and reach for all the things in my future. I stretch towards the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Everything in our past can become an anchor that holds us at a standstill, even the good things we have had. I knew a lady that had a supernatural encounter with the Lord, it’s all she talked about for years. Does God limit us with manifestations of His glory? No, we limit ourselves when we don’t know Him as we ought to. I realize every day will not be sound and perfect but God’s goodness can be seen every day. The devil tries to obscure our vision by flooding us with programs, but a wise man can see through all of it. We can see everything but what do you choose to focus on? When I was a young boy my family went through Yellowstone park, we stopped at the cliffs that stand high over the Yellowstone river, everyone is pointing to the raw beauty. But my brother and I were mesmerized by a spider in its web, we were too immature to see what we should have seen.
Luke 10:23 And Jesus said to His disciples, blessed are the eyes that see the things that you see.
God is the Word and the Word became flesh and revealed Himself to all men, but few could see Him as He was. God published a book documenting everything any man needs to know about God, despite all this information most men are ignorant of the one they need more than any. Their minds are adrift in the waters of uncertainty struggling to find their identity. Jesus openly displayed the Father to them and they couldn’t see Him, no man can have a worthwhile future without the Lord Jesus. Because of the faith that comes from hearing the Word, we are blessed because we see what the disciples see.
Ephesians 1:18 I pray that the eyes of your understanding be enlightened, that you may know the hope of His calling, and the riches of your inheritance in Him.
If Paul prayed for the church to have this revelation then God has been offering this light to whosoever will take it! Every day of the world we ought to be looking to receive something from the Lord, it’s our heritage after all. Because of what the Lord spoke to me today, I look forward to tomorrow.
Psalms 68:19 Bless the Lord who daily loads us with benefits.
Today, I have benefits, tomorrow I will have benefits, because tomorrow never dies.
I tithe by my faith in God,
He will open the windows of Heaven.
He will give me many blessings, He will honor my faith.
I cannot please my Father without faith, so I lend my ear to His Word.
My faith will not fail me
because my Lord will not fail me.
PRAY FOR THE CHURCH OF AFGHANISTAN
“SO PETER WAS PUT IN PRISION, BUT THE CHURCH WAS EARNESTLY PRAYING TO GOD FOR HIM”!
BOLDNESS: Repeat the prayer of early church in Acts 4:29: “Now Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness!”
PROTECTION: For missionaries, pastors, and leaders trapped. Heavenly authorized jail breaks as in book of Acts. Heavenly and angelic interventions. Taliban - Saul to Paul encounters!
UNITY: Churches in America and world united in prayer. Kingdom issue revival across Middle East! Underground church will continue to grow and expand.
GOD GLORIFIED: He is the King of Kings/Lord of Lords no power or evil can match His might. He will be glorified as World watches.
“THE WORD OF GOD CONTINUED TO INCREASE AND SPREAD!” Acts 12:14