TODAY’S PROPHETIC THOUGHT
Blessed are those who believe and have not seen Me. Did you know My angels and all of Heaven marvel that you have not seen My face, yet you have faith? You are not looking for a sign but rely on My Holy Spirit to speak into you. Your faith makes Heaven smile.
MIRACLES, MANNA AND MERCY
A very influential Bible scholar once said, “Our mind cannot find a comparison too large for expressing the super-abundant mercy of the Lord toward His people.” I cannot tell you how much hope that gives me!
That’s something we can’t explain – His mercy. It’s undeserved, unmerited, and unlimited. It’s ultimately personal and unexplainable. It’s the New Testament version of manna.
“And when the layer of dew lifted, there, on the surface of the wilderness, was a small round substance, as fine as the frost on the ground. So when the children of Israel saw it, they said to one another, “What is it?” For they did not know what it was…And the house of Israel called its name Manna. And it was like white coriander seed, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.” – Exodus 16:14-15, 31
Manna is the Hebrew word for, “What is that?” In Spanish, you would say, “Que pasa?” These people didn’t know what to do with food that falls from the sky so they asked the basic question and it stuck. Every day for 40 years in the wilderness, they ate it and couldn’t describe what in the world was keeping them alive. The just knew it was miraculous.
Have you ever been in a wilderness experience with God where you didn’t know what was going on? All you knew was God was sustaining you and you didn’t have any way to explain it? That’s manna.
Manna – or God’s unwavering mercy – always happens right before you go into the promise. So, if you’re experiencing that right now, there is a day the manna will cease and you will cross the Jordan. Now, it’s not a bad thing to have the manna cease – to have His mercy cease over a certain area of your life. That means you’ve got your act together and no longer need it.
Where are you seeing God’s super-abundant mercy in your life? Be intentional and get your act together in that place. Manna is awesome, but it’s not God’s best for you. Constantly needing His mercy and the miracles that come with it means you’re a mess.
His best for you is you getting into alignment for your assignment. Que pasa? Step toward the Promised Land and you’ll find out.
FROM MY SERMON SERIES THE INDESCRIBABLE GIFT