Pastor Lauries Blog
In This Blog I endeaver to share the nuggets have received from time spent communing with the lord
February 24th 20014
Romans 8:18 - 21.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. 19. For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of
God. 21. Because the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
I am passionate about allowing God to reign over our services, and we learn the art of flowing with Him. He is our healer, our provider, the need meeter, our peace, the builder of the house,
Lord supreme, the power of the gospel, our light and salvation, our love and our life! With out Him reigning in our lives and ministries, we become heady, dead and dry. God wants us to have His eyes and ears and heartbeat for each other. I believe the vision is simple. It was encoded in worship songs that The Lord gave my husband and Son many years ago. Psalm 24 : 7 - lift up your heads, O you gates, (look into the face of Jesus). Even be lifted up you everlasting doors,
open the chambers of our hearts, and the King of Glory will come in. Vs. 8. Who is this King of glory? The Lord
strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle.
He is looking to come in and be seen in all His Glory.
We will be changed as we behold Him, and have ears to hear Him. The shackles of bondage will be broken
off His people and much will get done in less time, as He is highly exalted among us!
The more we carry, the more we try and accomplish out of our intellect and natural reasoning, the harder ministry and life becomes! Love was never meant to be so hard! But the less we are around the atmosphere of love Himself, the less we are able to handle the frailties, weaknesses and shortcomings of humanity!
The more ministry switches the gear to "our" giftings to humanity rather than God through us to humanity, the more carnal and earthbound our services will remain! It will remain
man to man, rather than God to man. This is why there is such a divide between ministers who use their giftings, gain great popularity among the people, but behind the scenes they are
miserable failures in relationships, and love. Self consumed, self absorbed, selfish in their ambitions. God will still use whatever He can to bring in the innocent into salvation, but I believe this is why the world is so disillusioned with the culture of Church going.
Many love and respect God, but reject the hypocrisy of the double standards.
It is time for the real life and love of God to be manifest by His church in reality not just in letter. So many are hurting and dying inside. There is really not much difference between the pain the world suffers and the people in the church do. The difference is that we have eternity in our hearts . How sad that most in the church know how to give answers to the world, and hurting people within the church, but can't even live out their own answers and advice they give to others?! They'll talk faith, but live in unbelief never expecting miracles in their marriages and homes and families? Both cry out to God for help and deliverance.
God's answer to the world is Christ being manifest through the glorious church that manifests and operates in the Spirit, enabling us to really love each other, despite our weaknesses, which is what draws the world! Not perfectionism and walking the tightrope of rules and regulations in order to be accepted and loved! A
living breathing God flowing through a humble humanity, willing to get out of the way and let Him be fully Lord in our midst!
But too many like the control, they like the praises of men, they like being lifted up, because it numbs the insecurity and feelings of impotence that man made religion brings!
Time for real love, real life, and really enjoying the journey God has put us all on! Time to really enjoy the glorious liberty that Christ died to give us by His grace! Time to
enjoy his true freedom that only comes
by the Holy Spirit within.
2 Cor. 3: 17 - Now
The Lord is the Spirit;And where the Spirit of The Lord is, there is liberty .