flowing the crowdNOV.2014ARE YOU FOLLOWING THE CROWD?

Do you find yourself going from church to church?
Are you going to a church because someone told you that this was where everyone around your neighborhood is going.
Do you study about differient gods because your friends are?
Do find youself on the internet reading about other gods?
Before moving from church to church, ask God about the move and be willing to wait on Him to answer.
Sometimes we are in a place for just a short period of time and the times we are there may not be about us.
You can be there just to learn what not to do, so God has you there until you get what you are suppose to learn.
Don’t run over here or there only because you hear that they are getting blessed there. Maybe you’ll look at what is happening over at a church and say, “I’m going over there because they are believers and their prayers are being answered?”
We sometimes can be so determined to get what we want that when we go to God, we begin to tell Him the answer we will accept. Even if God says NO you want to hear YES. You’ll find a way to take “the no” and make it fit into your “yes”.
Before you say, “God did not answer my prayers,” be sure that you have accepted the answer He’s given you.
If you have a personal relationship with Jesus, He will bless you no matter where you are.
To think you have to be in a certian place to get God’s blessings, you are considered a doubter in Jesus eyes; not knowing and not willing to seek out the truth.
Look at what James said about doubters: “Doubters are like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.”
Understanding God’s ways is like understanding your husband, wife, boyfriend, or girlfriend. You have to spend time with them and talk with them. If you are running around town and never have time for each other, do you really think that you will know each other any better?
The one you spend all your time with is the one that you know best. Can you say that Jesus is the one you know best?
If you only call on Him when you need something, do you truly believe that He will answer you? Or do you quickly dismiss that He hasn’t answered your prayers mainly beacuse you wanted someting right away?
Before moving from church to church ask God about the move and be willing to wait on Him for the answer.
Don’t run over here or there just to follow the crowd. Get your heart right, be willing to relie and trust in God and He will bless you know matter where you are.
Invite the Holy Spirit to come and live in your heart and let Him lead you in the direction He wants you to go.
As you spend time with God, He will open up to you all His hidden nuggets that are in His word.
Just like in the natural as it is in the spirit; you will have a better understanding of and communication with God. He knows you already and you will know Him. He will call you His friend. A true friend comes to you when you call. He listens, comforts you, has patience, is gentle, and is full of love. A true friend is there no matter what the case may be.
God bless you


are you hitting the OCT2014ARE YOU STILL HITTING THE ROCK?

There are two places in the Bible where Moses hit the rock.
The first time Moses hit the rock God told Him to do so. [Exodus 17]
Reading in Exodus, the children of Israel were always complaining.
They complained to Moses when they thought Pharaoh was coming up behind them at the Red Sea. They cross the Red Sea on dry land.
They complained that there was no food to eat. God gave them Manna to eat.
They complained that there was no meat to eat. God gave them meat.
They complained that there was no water to drink. God told Moses to go and take with him the leaders of the camps along with his rod before the people to the rock and that He(God) would stand in front of him on the rock. God’s words to Moses were,“Hit the rock” and water flowed out. God had Moses to bring the leaders with him so that they would be a witness for the people to God miracles.
David called God his rock in 2 Samuel and in Psalms 31. Jesus told Peter in Matthew 16, “That on this rock I will build My church”. Peter’s name in the Greek means rock. The Old Testament paints a picture of Jesus.
The rock that Moses hits represents Jesus, and the outflow of blessings came, which was represented by water. [Whatever you need]
As you read on in Numbers the 20th chapter, the people were still complaining to Moses and Aaron his brother, who by this time God has made high Priest.
God told Moses and Aaron to gather the people together before the rock. Moses was supposed to speak to the rock and water would flow out for the people and their animals. But Moses was so upset with the people, who complained all the time, in anger he hit the rock.
Then God spoke to Moses saying, “Because you did not believe Me, to demonstrate My holiness to the people you will not enter into the land I am giving.
What God, at this time, was trying to show the people that blessings were already flowing and all they had to do was speak to the rock.
Jesus came to give the world salvation. All we have to do is believe in Him.
Speak to your rock. Jesus tells us whatever we ask that our Father will do for the ones that believe in Him.
Do not just stand there beating that rock. It cannot give you no more than what’s giving right now.
Just believe. Faith without works is dead. Your job is to believe and then speak to your rock.
[When God suddenly and supernaturally moves in our situation, He has opened the windows of Heaven for us. Miracles can be explained away but the perfect timing of miracles cannot.]
God Bless You