Faith Pioneering, Kingdom Business

Pioneers Don’t Look Back

If we are going somewhere we haven’t been before, the likelihood is we’ll need to do things we’ve not done before. So, looking back at old ways won’t help at all. It brought paralysis to Lot’s wife!

Jesus, the pioneer and perfector of the Christian faith didn’t even look back to the good things.

“He [Jesus] did not devise a master plan for His destiny based on
previously successful works and strategies;
He received His destiny by cultivating the Master relationship based on love.”

This Critical Perspective is crucial for the faith pioneering journey and includes 3 essential states in this order:

  1. Intimacy
  2. Presence
  3. Alignment

Without them we’re stuck, and the only way is back, which is an unfulfilling prospect.

So, let’s keep looking forward to fulfil our pioneering call

 

Links
Genesis 19:26
Hebrews 12:1-2 NIVUK
Quote: Bolz, The Throne Room Company, 57

 

Briefly Potent

Beyond Limits

When faith is pushed to the limit of our endurance and we keep going, in a humbled state of ‘not I but Christ’ (having nothing left to give) we enter God’s unlimited sphere.

Here we break the ‘sound barrier like a super-sonic jet’ and smoothly accelerate forward powered by His mighty Wind.

‘Being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience.’ Colossians 1:11

‘I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.’ Galatians 2:20

‘God gives the Spirit without limit’. John 3:34

God's Presence, Kingdom revival

Top Priority

“Walk in my presence and be thou perfect.”

God’s presence is indispensable for bringing the culture of heaven
to our places of influence.

We cannot achieve the all-important kingdom perspective without the King!

Therefore its cultivation with Him should be our top priority at all times.

Prayer of the heart alone (not of the head or understanding) 
brings us into God’s presence, and maintained without interruption 

This is the stuff of personal, regional, national
and international revival, no less!

“The consciousness of God is the spirit of revival”

Links
Genesis 17:1 ASV
Madame Guyon, ‘A Short & Easy Method of Prayer’, chapter one
Quote: Arthur Wallis, ‘In the Day of Thy Power’, Page 65

Kingdom revival

Colossal Wonders

Worldly systems are huge and oppressive when I use my reason or smallness of mind. But with my spiritual senses* they shrink, as I am set free into the colossal wonders of Christ’s unlimited higher reality.

God “hates confined spaces”

When I allow the world to crowd in all I see is problems. It’s the biggest thing, like a dark cloud over my whole life. But when I allow God to ‘cover me’, He is all I sense, His unlimited eternal reality, vastly bigger than my earthly experience.
There I am immensely free.

I am limited on earth
But unlimited by heaven

 Links
Quote from: ‘You Can’t Put Me in a box!’ (View in full here, in ‘Prophetic Poetry’)
Ephesians 1:20 MSG
Psalm 91:4
2 Corinthians 3:17
* Did you know? We all have spiritual senses that match our 5 natural ones:
sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. These help us to perceive the natural and spiritual world around us. Ask Jesus to guide you into the spiritual wonders of His choosing for you today. Have fun!

Prophetic Poetry

Unlimited Increase

It’s not the noisy things we shout
That reflect God’s whereabouts.
But the small, quiet tones.
10%, that’s all we own.

Then God ‘writes’ His-story,
90% of the glory.
Unlimited increase,
Wonders unleashed.

“A small thing is a small thing,
but faithfulness in
the small things is a great thing.”

Word Links
Matthew 16:19 MSG
Luke 16:10 NIV
Romans 4:1-3 MSG

Quote
Hudson Taylor, inland China pioneer

Briefly Potent

Who are you listening to?

A  person goes to Jesus and asks, ‘how am I doing today?

Jesus replies, ‘you are the apple of my eye. I love you, good and faithful friend.’

The person then goes to the devil and asks the same question.

The devil replies, ‘you’re nothing. Everything you’re doing is useless. You may as well give up now!’

Who are you listening to today?

Word Links
Psalm 17:8
John 15:14-16
Luke 4:1-13

God's Presence, Prophetic Poetry, Reflections, Supernatural Work Life

The sweetest thing

Living on the edge,
On the road less travelled,
God’s Presence is the sweetest thing.
He upholds me,
Gives me strength,
And keeps me from falling.

I find rock beneath my feet,
Where none is usually found.
Supplies along the way,
And gifts wrapped just for me.
It’s a personal thing.
Treasures without end….

God's Presence, Prophetic Poetry, Prophetic writing, Reflections, Supernatural Work Life

The invitation

From the known to the unknown,
We stand at the Frontier.
Pioneers on the threshold of a new landscape,
Invited in by God’s Holy Presence.

‘Leave behind the old and come into the new.
Fear not the unknown for I am with you,
To lead and guide you into what I already know,
And have indeed prepared for you.’

For the best is yet to come!
The battles are already won.
Everything’s possible to the Highest Level,
Where Victory sits enthroned.

And His name is Jesus.

God's Presence, Prophetic Poetry, Prophetic writing, Supernatural Work Life

Unfolding Day

Allow your day to unfold like the pages of a book.

Trusting in God to lead you safely through.

Remaining centred in His love and peace.

You’ll gently bless all you meet.