As We Dive Deeper…
Over the past 10+ years it has been fascinating to see how God opens doors when we finally realize that a door exist. Once we seek, ask and knock and God opens the door the wonder of the size of His kingdom that lay in wait should blow anyone’s mind.
As we dive deeper and take another step in the discovery of our Christ identity and the fact that God speaks directly to those who know their Christ identity we find more and more and more evidence – it’s all around us – to support the previous step taken. The promises of God’s Word begin to drop in on our lives. As we dive deeper we see the Bible teaching us to open up, listen to and listen for God’s word to be spoken directly to us.
Oh Lord, You have searched me and known me.
You know my sitting down and my rising up;
You understand my thought afar off. ~Psalm 139:1-2 NKJB
The Lord knows our heart, knows our spirit and knows our mind, He just wants us to be obedient to His knowledge, ask Him questions and seek the beauty of His face.
You comprehend my path and my lying down,
And are acquainted with all my ways.
For there is not a word on my tongue,
But behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.
You have hedged me behind and before,
And laid Your hand upon me. ~Psalm 139:3-5 NKJB
What is it, Lord, that You want to know in this day? What is it, Lord, that You want me do in this day? We need to dive deep into these questions, seek the beauty of His face and spend the day in His court asking questions about His will for us. The Lord will happily answer, if we know who we are in His name.
“What shall we do to these men? For, indeed, that a notable miracle has been done through them is evident to all who dwell in Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it. But so that it spreads no further among the people, let us severely threaten them, that from now on they speak to no man in this name.” ~Acts 4:16-17 NKJB
The wonders and signs had been performed by Jesus Christ, then Peter and John were used by Jesus Christ and a man was healed at the Gate called Beautiful that adorned the Temple. People from around the world saw what happened. Peter, in the name of Jesus Christ, was the vessel used. Simon, who would be called Peter…
Either the Scripture is the divine Word of God teaching us how to live and how to be a reflection of Him, or it’s nothing more than a historical account of events.