Advancing

May 7, 2010 at 10:04 am | Posted in The Leadership P.A.T.C.H. | 10 Comments
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P.erceived
A.dvancing
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C.
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And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as oft as he passed by, he turned in thither to eat bread. And she said unto her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is an holy man of God, which passeth by us continually.

II Kings 4:8-9, emphasis added

The life of a Christian servant is a life of walking, of moving forward. Elisha was moving. He was passing by continually. If you are of the age when your flesh, this world, and our enemy, Satan, is telling you that you need to retire, to rest – then I exhort you, by the mercies of God, to reject this lie. As Christians, God has called us to a position of active service. He would not call you, and then fail to give you the strength and the energy to walk in His calling.

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Ephesians 4:1, emphasis added

Keep passing by. Stay busy for the Lord until He comes back or calls you home.

Next time, the “T” in P.A.T.C.H.

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