A few weeks ago I read an article about a satanist who came to Jesus. I remember scrolling through the comments and what hurt most was the negative comments coming from “Christians”.
While pondering on this Father said to me “Ebigale these are the people that are going to come to Me in this hour and the church is not ready for their arrival”. How are we going to embrace and love on “high level sinners” when we have become “inclusive” and judgemental with religious standards to be part of our “little Christian groups”?
Love is high on Fathers heart but we as the body of Christ do not always represent Him well. My journey through the wilderness was probably 80% about my “character” and “love walk” with Father and people. We are dealing with a broken world, a people in pain who do not need a people who think that they have arrived and are perfect.
Father is taking us back to the basics again, the book of Acts…Are we really ready for “Pentecost” when our character and love walk says something totally different from what Father expects from His bride? May Father help me to represent heaven well when the hurting, the broken, the frustrated, the ones who do not look like me, cross my path.
May I stay teachable and may the secret place still be my place of dying daily where I exchange my agendas and perceptions to glean from the perfect Lover Jesus Christ.
When speaking at events I have experienced that people love it when I am transparent about my pain and struggles and not this “holier- than- thou” person that they cannot relate to.
Those who have been forgiven much, love much I have come to realise. As a prophetic voice I can still address sin, but how I do it is important. May I be remembered by how well I have loved and not my wonderful rèsumè as a Christian.
Maybe…just maybe it is time to step out of the walls of perfectionism and our little holy groups and tread into uncharted territories to meet with the outcasts, the imperfect, the prodigals, the sinners…
1 Peter 4: 17~ For the time has come for judgment to begin at the house of God, and if it begins with us first, what will be the end of those who do not obey the gospel of God?
Matthew 7:16 ~ You will know them by their fruits.
1 Corinthians 13:1 and 2~ Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but I have no love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but I have not love, I am nothing.