Thursday, June 27, 2019

Transformed By the Renewing of My Mind (3)

This next post is going to serve as a reminder that one day 
I'm going to write a book on the topic of creative ways to 
allow the Spirit of God to manifest thru believers. The Bible 
says in Hebrews 10:24, "let us consider how we may spur 
one another on toward love and good deeds." 

Several months ago, we had the opportunity to go out to 
the streets to evangelize, and one of the ideas God gave 
me spontaneously to minister with were the following: 
There were 4 or 5 of us out witnessing. And we came 
upon one fellow who we asked if he wanted to feel the 
tangible, physical touch of God's Spirit. So we had him 
stand up. And then two men from our group stood on each 
side of him. I then told each person standing beside the man 
to lay hands on him and just think in their minds a part of 
the guy's body that they wanted God to touch. And without 
saying anything, I told them to wait. The first dude from our
group went first. And after a few moments I asked the guy 
(who was having hands laid on him) if he could feel anything different going on with his body. And he said he was. And 
then I asked the brother who was laying hands on him what 
part of the dude's body was he wanting God to touch. And he 
said which part. Then I asked the guy again, where at on his 
body was he getting the touch. And it was the exact spot that 
the brother was thinking about. This exact same thing 
happened with the brother who was on the other side of him 
too. It was simple. But it was the first sign I had ever seen. 
And in retrospect, the reason why enjoyed that experience 
so much and like sharing it is the fact that the Lord used 3 
different people beside myself to show His love and power 

Now some people will stop and object to this sort of thing 
and ask what real good does it do. And while I agree, people 
do need to be born-again. And ministry shouldn't stop at this. 
But I will remind you of what Jesus said in John 14:11. He 
told people to believe and even if it were the works themselves 
that caused them to come to faith in Him then so be it. So what 
I submit is that this kind of Spirit on flesh ministry is profitable 
in at least two ways. 

1. Hebrews 10:24 - It causes us to consider how to spur one 
another on unto love and good works

2. John 14:11 - It gives the evidence for belief that God is 
and is able to do what He said He will do.


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