Thought for the Month – September 2014
God has appointed people, friends and fellow soldiers; who will inspire and encourage you. He has also earmarked people who are to be your tribe – who you will inspire, comfort and encourage. You were not made to be alone and very few are called to mission in isolation. Have you neglected your need to be in true spiritual community, where you have ‘everything in common’? The example of the early church is not just about the giving and sharing of finances but should provoke us to vulnerability, honesty, trust and intimacy… words that the world hates but that in the church are a power-generating catalyst for incredible miracles and testimonies. If you’re not part of one, go and find your tribe – if they haven’t already found you. Generate power, together!
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favour of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. Acts 2: 42 to 47.
(Taken from the Glasgow Prophesy Centre’s ‘Lion Bites’)