"How often I wanted to gather your children together...and you were
unwilling” Matt. 23:37. Over and over in the prophets, God tells how
Israel, who were scattered to the four ends of the earth, shall be
gathered together into their land. They did not recognize their Messiah
from all the prophecies and "they would not" let Him gather them into the
land. What a tragedy.
What an example to us.
"Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written
for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come" 1 Cor.
10:11. When we stand before the judgment seat of Christ, I believe we will
hear the dear Lord say, Sumner, (put your name here) how often I wanted to
do something big through you and you would not let me. Dear people, we
must "understand the times" and we must have ears to hear and hearts to
Unbelief, a terrible sin.
"And He did not do many miracles because of their unbelief" Matt 13:58.
Someone, I am sure, read the prophecy in Micah 5:2, "But as for you,
Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you
One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel." You can't get much
plainer than that and they did not believe Him.
Is unbelief, one of your sins?
Over the years, I have heard hundreds if not thousands of preachers and
people say, "I couldn't witness, I couldn't win souls and I couldn't do
this or that. THAT IS UNBELIEF. Jesus said, "The harvest is plentiful,
but the workers are few" Matt. 9:37. Our nation, your nation is going to
hell because there are not enough laborers who BELIEVE THE WORD OF GOD and
obey God and share the gospel like He commanded us to do Mk 16:15.
O dear people, Jesus is coming. We are going to give an account of how we
spread the Gospel which He entrusted into yours and my hands. Stop that
unbelief and get the gospel to every person you have a moment of contact
with and see how God has prepared the hearts of those you are sharing with
like he did with Philip in Acts 8. My passion is that YOU believe God,
witness and win souls to Christ for your good and His glory. Knowing and
believing prophecy can transform your life into the most radiant and
meaningful life in the world.
Prayer: Father, You are so wonderful to let us have a part in people
going to heaven instead of hell. Help us to believe You and what You are
doing today to change people's lives. In Jesus name, and I LOVE YOU, all
because of Calvary.
Jesus is coming again, He said so, "I will come again" John 14:3. What a promise! What a prophecy! It will be fulfilled!
Another prophecy - In the same chapter Jesus prophesied, "I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever" vs. 16. Did you get that? Not maybe but for sure, FOREVER. More on this later. "But you know Him because He abides with you and will be in you" vs. 17. This is staggering. "Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own" 1 Cor. 6:19. "But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him." Rom. 8:9. That is pretty plain. The Holy Spirit came to take up where Jesus left off. He came to takeover the ministry of God on the earth. Dear people, meditate on this, let it soak in and let the Holy Spirit do in and through you what He came to do. Why do we have the Holy Spirit? "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you" vs. 26. This promise was primarily fulfilled through the lives of the apostles in the writing of the New Testament. "Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God" 1 Cor. 2:12. If you learn anything from these Emails, the Holy Spirit taught you! I am eternally indebted to Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer, founder of Dallas Seminary for burning this blessed truth into my heart in 1945. The Holy Spirit is the teacher of the things of God. YOU have this teacher in you, if you are born again! Awesome, isn't it? Jesus went up in Acts 1 and the Spirit came down in Acts 2 "He said to them, but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses" Acts 1:7,8. He is the teacher and the power to witness. We have no excuses for not getting in on both! These two prophesies have been fulfilled and so will all the rest of them! Stay with us and let's get in on all of them.
Prayer: Father, You are so wonderful. Thank You for sending the Holy Spirit as was prophesied so we can learn and do what you want us to do. In Jesus name. O dear People, let's not forget that God has fulfilled prophecy already in our lives. And I love you, all because the Lord Jesus suffered and died for our sins, paid our debt in full and rose again so we can be forgiven and go to
heaven, Sumner. Are you a believer? Receive Him right now. "He that has the Son, has life" "Surely I come quickly. Even so, come Lord Jesus" Rev. 22:20. Jesus is Coming He Said So!