FIRE BY NIGHT
By Glenn H. Jackson
"Reflections Upon Reflections" [of The Father's Heart]
...."You, in Your great compassion, did not forsake them in the wilderness; The pillar of cloud did not leave them by day, to guide them on their way, or the pillar of fire
by night, to light for them the way in which they were to go".... Nehemiah 9:19 NASB
"PAVES THE WAY "TO THE KINGDOM
Words of prophecy:
*____One cannot [is not fit to] preach the "gospel of the Kingdom" unless they, themselves, have "both feet" firmly planted therein.
____...."Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God".... 1 Corinthians 4:1 NASB
...."And he [Paul] stayed two full years in his own rented quarters and was welcoming all who came to him, preaching
the kingdom of God and teaching concerning the Lord Jesus Christ with all openness, unhindered".... Acts 28:30-31 NASB
____Revelation [abiding in one's heart] "paves the way" to the Kingdom.
"pave the way to" - to prepare
for and facilitate the entrance of; lead up to;
...."The way of the [consistently] righteous [those living in moral and spiritual rectitude
in every area and relationship of their lives] is level and straight; You, O [Lord], Who are upright, direct aright and make level the path of the [uncompromisingly] just and righteous".... Isaiah 26:7 The Amplified Translation
...."But seek [aim at and strive after] first of all His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right]".... Matthew 6:33 The Amplified Translation
Prayer of Proclamation:
____Father, we thank You and praise You that You have raised
us up a people who have both feet firmly planted in the Kingdom - a people whose hearts are filled to overflowing with a "revelation" of the Kingdom-principles found therein. And we declare it DONE [on an ongoing basis] in Jesus' Name - to Your greatest Glory. Amen.
...."out of the fullness [the overflow, the superabundance] of the heart the mouth
speaks".... Matthew 12:34 The Amplified Translation