REACH FORTH UNTO THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE BEFORE. Posted 100319 @ 12.22 pm
I have a word for the Body. The Father is saying: REACH FORTH UNTO THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE BEFORE. It is written in Philippians 3.13: Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of; but the sorrow of the world knoweth death. Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The beast of the field shall honor Me, the dragons and the owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My people, My chosen. This people have I formed for Myself; they shall show forth My praise.
Fear not; for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art Mine. Ye know that all things work together for good to them that love Me, to them who are called according to My purpose. I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm; My great army which I sent among you. And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise My name, who hath dealt wondrously with you; and My people shall never be ashamed. And ye know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the LORD your God, and none else; and My people shall never be ashamed. And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions; and also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out My Spirit. And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood and fire and pillars of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and terrible day of the LORD come.
And it shall come to pass that whosoever shall call on My name shall be delivered; for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, and in the remnant whom I shall call. Continue in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man. For it is I who worketh in you both to will and to do of My good pleasure. Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. Wherefore seeing ye also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset you, and run with patience the race that is set before you; looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of your faith; who for the joy that was set before Him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at My right hand.
Despise not My chastening, nor faint when thou art rebuked, for whom I love I chasten, and scourge every son whom I receive. If ye endure chastening, I dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not? If ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons. Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; and make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed. Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the LORD; looking diligently lest any man fail of My grace; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled; lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright. And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is My good, and acceptable and perfect will. Keep your mind on things above. REACH FORTH UNTO THOSE THINGS WHICH ARE BEFORE. Amen.
ALL IS WELL AND WELL IS ALL.
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