Seek the Knowledge of His Glory 11 June Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.
My friend, it is time for the glory. Weve reached the last of the last days. Weve come to the time about which Zechariah prophesied: Ask of the Lord rain in the time of the latter or spring rain. It is the Lord Who makes lightnings which usher in the rain and give men showers , and grass to everyone in the field (Zechariah 10:1, The Amplified Bible). In this verse, he wasnt just referring to natural rain or natural lightnings. He was referring to that bright, shining cloud of Gods glory that would usher in the outpouring of the Spirit and open the way for the end-time harvest of souls. He was pointing to the same day James referred to in the New Testament. Both Zechariah and James were looking ahead to the time immediately preceding the return of Jesus. Thats our day! Weve reached that time. The glory is beginning to flash around us and the rain has started to fall. It is awe-inspiring to think that God has chosen usthis generation of believersto be alive at this moment. He has chosen us to help usher in the glory. What a great privilege! But with great privilege comes great responsibility. Because of the time in which we live, we cannot afford to just sit around and play church. We cannot afford to wave our hands and flippantly say as some have done in years past, Oh, glory! without giving any thought to what the glory actually is. No, it is our responsibility to follow the example of the Apostle Paul and make it our determined purpose to know Him (Philippians 3:10). We must determine to know the Anointed One and His AnointingHis burden-removing, yoke-destroying powerand to know the power of His Resurrection, which according to Romans 6:4 is the glory of God. Some people shy away from that responsibility. They say, Well, Im not seeking the glory, Im just content to seek the Lord. But you cant separate the two. You cant separate Jesus, the Anointed One and His Anointing, from the glory. You cant separate the Holy Spirit from the glory. You cant separate the Father from the glory. They are all one, and They are all glorious! The glory is the manifestation of God Himself. So seek the Lord and the knowledge of His glory.2 Kings 25; 1 Chronicles 1-2; 1 Thessalonians 3-4I am patient unto the coming of the Lord, for He is waiting for the precious fruit of the earth. James 5:7
Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:6-7