Summary: It’s time for the church to come out of her slumber and position herself before the Lord for Holy Ghost instruction and kingdom purpose. It’s time for the prayerless church to arise and become a church who prays with Holy Ghost fervency and expectancy.
By: Donna Kazenske
It’s time for the church to come out of her slumber and position herself before the Lord for Holy Ghost instruction and kingdom purpose. It’s time for the prayerless church to arise and become a church who prays with Holy Ghost fervency and expectancy. It’s time for the watered down gospel message to become a burning flame of fire in the hands and hearts of five-fold ministers. It’s time for preachers of righteousness to rise up and declare the true word of the Lord regardless of what it will cost them. It’s time for parents to rise up and be godly examples of righteousness to their children and their children’s children. It’s time to put away the sin in our lives, purify our hearts and live holy, consecrated, dedicated lives unto the Lord.
We are living in an evil day, but the word of God declares that He (Jesus) has already given us everything we need in order to live godly in a perverse and wicked generation.
It’s time for the church to wake up and be the church that God has called us to be. It’s time for us to take a stand against immorality and every perverse thing going on in our society today. We cannot remain neutral or silent. We must stand up for righteousness, declare the word of the Lord and fight the good fight of faith.
We must also understand that we are not in a battle with flesh and blood. We are in a spiritual battle against principalities, powers and spiritual wickedness in high places. We are not to be at war with one another. We are to be united in the power of God’s spirit so that we can fulfill His divine purposes on the earth. God has commanded us to love one another, not criticize and devour one another. We are His body and we must learn how to function together as one body.
It’s time for the body of Christ to pray like we’ve never prayed before. Many have heard the voice of the Lord calling them to prayer and have been responding to that heavenly call.
God is giving His strategies and divine counsel to those who are spending time with Him in the secret place of intimacy and prayer. These people are now running with the vision because they have seen it with their spiritual eyes in their times of prayer and praise unto God. They are taking Jesus to the malls, to the marketplaces, to the streets, to the White House, to the homeless, to the needy, to their neighbors, to their schools, etc. They aren’t standing around playing church; they are functioning and operating in kingdom reality now. They are putting kingdom principles into action and God is moving on their behalf.
I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to be left out of what God is doing in the earth today. I don’t want Jesus to pass me by. I want to be on the cutting edge of everything that He is doing right now. This should be the cry of every Christian’s heart. Deep should be calling unto deep. Our hearts should be beating with the same heart beat of heaven.
There’s more to life than just going through the motions of Christianity. There’s more to life than just going to church Sunday after Sunday after Sunday with no transformation in our lives. God has called us to do more than sit in a pew and listen to sermons week after week. How many sermons do we have to listen to before we put into practice what we have heard for twenty years? He wants us to apply that which we have heard and allow His word to work in us so that we can be changed into His image. When the world sees Jesus in us and His power flowing through us, they might listen to what we have to say.