"There is a season for everything, and a time for every event under heaven." - Ecclesiastes 3:1
We can't shift our seasons – God does that. But we can create a climate that invites Him to do the work in our hearts that prepares us for the next season.
After weeks of praying in unity, "SUDDENLY (there was) a sound like a mighty rushing wind," and the 150 in the upper room were filled with the Spirit (Acts 2). When Paul and Barnabas experienced persecution for Christ's sake, SUDDENLY an earthquake rose up and opened the doors SUDDENLY to the jail (see Acts 16:26).
Suddenly you may shift into a promotion.
Suddenly you may shift from sickness to health.
Suddenly you may shift into greater authority in the spirit.
Suddenly you may shift from a dark night of the soul to greater revelation of Christ.
Suddenly you may shift from feelings of oppression to new levels of freedom.
Believe for the suddenlies in 2018. Expect them to happen. Wait with anticipation, but understand that you have to do your part. Like the disciples in the upper room, you need to pray. Like Paul and Barnabas in the prison, you need to praise. In other words, you need to create a spiritual climate over your life that invites the Holy Spirit to work in your heart, in your life, and in your circumstances. Your climate change will eventually lead to a season shift that will bring a suddenly you could never make happen in your own strength.
Take heart in Isaiah 48:3: "I have declared the former things from the beginning and they went forth from My mouth, and I announced them. Suddenly I did them, and they came to pass."
ALBERT FINCH MINISTRY