In visions Isaiah saw the destruction of Babylon, and he told how his heart was pained, affrighted, dismayed and fearful at what he saw. What was his response to this keen perception?
He said, "Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield." Isaiah 21:3-5
What does our inner spirit show us today about our once favored land? Should we not be charged and challenged to offer the power and strength of God that heaven has shared with us?
In your own opinion, how do you know that you don't qualify as a "WORLD-CHANGER?" The power isn't about you anyway, its about the power of God invested in you, and the power-gifts of God that is at operation in the inward anointing. Gideon didn't believe the angel when greeted as a "Mighty Man Of Valor." Judges 6:12
How about the great man Moses who talked to God face to face? He underestimated who God made him to be. He responded to his call by saying, "I am not eloquent, neither before or after: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue." Exodus 4:10
What is our excuse for refusing to move and advance for our Lord? One version says, "Lord, I'm just not a good speaker. I never have been, and I'm not now, even after you have spoken to me, for I have a speech impediment." (The Living Bible)
What he meant was that his speech was slow and halting. He was of a heavy and awkward tongue. Jeremiah felt that he was a child, and was not mature enough to carry out God's orders, and commands. Jeremiah 1:6
Even though Jeremiah felt like a cry-baby type, his commission was that of a world-changer. He said, "I am a child." His period of ministry covered the leadership of five great kings. He was a world-changer! One king, Josiah, ruled his kingdom for at least 31 years. 2 Kings 22:1
The next king was Jehoahaz, and he only ruled for 3 months. 2 Kings 23:31-33
The third king was Jehoiakim, and he ruled his kingdom 11 years. 2 Kings 23:38
Next was Jehoiachin, and he was allowed to rule only 3 months. 2 Kings 24:6-16
Next was Zedekiah, and he ruled his kingdom for 11 years. 2 Kings 24:18; Heremiah 1:2,3
How many times have we been introduced to great ones, champions at heart, and world-changers, and possibly the individual didn't even think about their movements being that of a "WORLD-CHANGER?"
In the early church it is inspiring to read about a salute to some world-changers. When Paul and Silas hit town, the crowd said, "These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also." Acts 17:6
A few verses further we read about a "noble church," and about the ingredients that made that church of nobility character. This particular church was "more noble that the church in Thessalonica." Acts 17:11
Could we not follow some of their practices, and be identified by the Lord as possessing a nobility position? To reach this nobility standing they received the word readily, or with readiness of mind, researched the scriptures to verify whether what they heard was true or not.
Each of us must inventory, and consider what major, life-changing, and eternal gifts has been given to us to accomplish great deeds for our Lord. It is highly inspirational to read Hannah's Prophetic Prayer of admiration for the Lord.
In one remark she said, "God raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's and he hath set the world upon them." 1 Samuel 2:8
He lent her blessing, young Samuel, to the Lord and as long as he lives he shall be lent to the Lord. 1 Samuel 1:28
Eli saw her mouth move, but heard no words coming from her mouth, and was convinced that she was drunk. 1 Samuel 1:13,14
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