Is it for fear, public opinion, or perhaps feelings of inadequacy that some who are equipped to minister life and hope into others, remain hesitant? Pour out that which God has placed within you for the sake of the Kingdom.
The Bible speaks of the signs of the times as it relates to the end time events of world history. If there is anyone who should have knowledge or focus on the last things it should be the body of Christ. The gift of eternal life is freely received by all who choose to trust in Jesus Christ and are already the predestined chosen of God.
If we measured today’s climate, we would conclude that we live in a society common to excuses. An excuse is just a way of deflecting blame away from oneself, but the long-term affect is denying oneself the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. And though many find comfort in excuses, God is calling His people to elevate above excuses to a posture of fervent pursuit of what we are predestined to accomplish.
District Elder Anthony Walton aspired to be a devoted husband, proud father, and dependable servant in the community, but would have never imagined becoming a Pastor. And though his journey to destiny would encounter many twists and turns, he was determined to succeed.
“Now It Shall Spring Forth” is all about us growing… stepping out… and springing into the abundance of Christ. Jesus said in the second clause of John 10:10, “I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” With Christ we are made perfect with the Holy Spirit. With Christ we are given victory over sin because of the power of God. And with Christ we are given access to the Father and can spring forth into eternal victory.