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wombat1
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Joined: 2010/12/1
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 How close?

It is true we will not know the hour nor the day but we are to know the times and the seasons.

However this is not my point and I would like to gently ask us to take stock of where we are at, where we are really at.

You may be aware that God invites those from his last move to join his current move forward, however the acceptance to the invitation is normally abismally low.

Personaly I do not want to miss out on what God is doing, and yet I have no single redeeming feature that warrants being included. It is also my only hope of inclusion.

What am I talking about? Prior to the welsh revival, the Pentecostal revival and all other revivals the most recent move being founded from the most recent revival was asked or invited to join what God was doing.

David Wilkerson and others have been instruments to call the church out of religion, idolatry, and a "little folding of the hands". This reference is from a scripture that illuminates the church suggesting that people would prefer to sleep than to be awake and fight the good fight.

Where are we? I don't know. I know it has started but I do not see it yet. I think this is because of my spiritual condition and yet I ask the Lord to have mercy as I dont want to be caught up in this Disney gospel or worse something that is not as obvious as coming from the pit.

I find it amazing that John looked at the whore of babylon and was in amazement and had to be warned off her by an angel.

This is not a queston of where are you? as if I was in a better place but will you join me in asking and answering the question Where am I? and how do I get to where the Lord would have me?

I also ask that we do not respond from a theological perspective of can we loose our salvation or where we are does not matter because our conscience should be screaming something quite different.

We all know pornography is rife in the church, the current way we put men on pedestals causes them to fall almost as often as not.

May I ask that we pray to honestly see where we are in God, to be courageous and to be honest.

If my people which are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and turn from the their wicked way...

Can I also ask that we fashion ourselves on the advice given in Gods word "to this man or woman will I look........."

If this rings a loud bell for you, may I ask that you sound the bell in your church community. Some of you may find the church responds or the community you are in others may find only one or two, these are your brothers and sisters who will wait on God for your calling and you for them. Not just that of course waiting on God for his direction.

May God bless you as you consider my request or should I say this request as it is on the hearts of many I think, let us sound the alarm. Atleast wait on God to see what he says about this, which I guess should have been my message. Anyway you get the idea, blessings from down under.

Kind regards Oskar.


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Oskar Abley

 2013/2/5 6:08Profile
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Joined: 2007/4/25
Posts: 1537
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 Re: How close?

Quote: Personaly I do not want to miss out on what God is doing, and yet I have no single redeeming feature that warrants being included. It is also my only hope of inclusion.

Be strong do not fear you are closer than you think you are, sometimes we just can't see it until God opens our eyes and we praise him all the more for it.

Quote: What am I talking about? Prior to the welsh revival, the Pentecostal revival and all other revivals the most recent move being founded from the most recent revival was asked or invited to join what God was doing.

It doesn't have to be that way the last move of God in my nation came through Duncan Campbell he is dead so he can't be involved in the next. But thank God for websites like this that let you hear there preaching.

Quote: Where are we?

Thats a good question and one we all need to ask ourselves, for myself I look at my nation and the rush to push through gay marriage and it deeply grieves me that they are doing this, but when I ask God about it the impression I get is "where are you".

If was to try and take a stand right now I would be smashed to pieces because of the sin that remains in my life so I must get myself ready as I must life a Holy life, a disciplined life, a life thats fully sold out for God.

To be honest I am just not there yet.

How do I get there well for myself. I was listening to Duncan Campbell testimony in it he explains something that happened to him that made him Holy and revival broke out from there. Prior to God cleansing him he had been aware of how unholy he was and he called out to him to make him pure. As he was lying on the battlefield bleeding to death God answered.

So the answer is prayer asking God to make you pure, to be disciplined and to live a life fully surrendered to him and his will.

Blessings from the North East of Scotland


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Colin Murray

 2013/2/5 7:23Profile
davidc
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Joined: 2010/8/15
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 Re: how close

Oscar, I hear what you say

Where are we at?

The danger is that when we start asking about ourselves as individuals or a body, faith is not there.

Faith sees Christ, where He is, seated in glory at His Father's right hand, or even closer, in the bosom of the Father. Faith sees the complete victory He has won over death and sin, well pleasing to His Father. And faith sees me as dead in trespasses and sins, but raised up together with Him, and partaking of His glory.

When we consider ourselves or our lives or our churches, the way is unclear and dark.

Faith is the bright light of God shining on Christ and us in Him.

Get away from the psalms and OT for a while and bathe yourself in the truth of Christ. (only my personal opinion)

David


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david

 2013/2/6 6:06Profile





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