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My burden is for the Church; to see her built with the right foundations; to restore truths which have been forgotten or neglected; to repair the nets, like John and his brother were doing when the Lord called them. I can see today, as Nehemiah did long ago, that the "walls of Jerusalem are fallen down and the gates thereof are burned with fire."
The walls of spiritual Jerusalem, which is the Church, are the relationships between the brethren. These are fallen down, as we have divided the Body of Christ into various camps and sects and denominations; even within a group, such as charismatics, there are those who follow one apostle or prophet or pastor and reject all others.
The gates which represent authority, are burned with fire which speaks of judgment. Today the Church appears to have little or no authority in the face of rising demonic activity; just see how easily the nation has accepted same-sex marriages! The Church has lost authority because of her own faults which have invited the Lord's judgment.
We need to build up the walls and the gates before the Temple can be built, that means before the Lord's presence, glory and power can be manifested through the Church, we first need to set things right.
One of the most central things in the universe is authority.
But we have lost our understanding and value for authority. In the earlier days, authority was respected and honored and greatly desired. All ancient cultures had a great respect for authority, whether in the home or in society. As we lost our sense of authority, we have also started losing our most valuable institutions, such as the family, marriage, etc. And this loss is reflected in the breaking down of society and the…Continue
Posted on July 2, 2015 at 8:41am — 1 Comment