“I sought for a man among them who would build up the hedge and stand in the gap before Me for the land so that I would not destroy it, but I found no one” (Ezek. 22:30).
First Corinthians 4:1-2 says, “Let a man so regard us as the ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful.”
Over the last several decades there has been a great change or shift in the way many within Western civilization think and process basic ideas about how culture should function and exist.
2 Corinthians 5:17 states the following, “Therefore, if any man is in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away. Look, all things have become new.”
“Let a man so regard us as the ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards that a man be found faithful” (1 Cor. 4:1-2).
Jesus declared in John 15:12-13 that, “This is My commandment: that you love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love has no man than this: that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
Smith Wigglesworth once said, “Spiritual hunger is when nothing in the world fascinates me as much as being near to God.” The words of Jesus in Matthew 5:6 resemble a similar theme as He declared, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.”
William Seymour believed that there was clearly a key or secret that contributed to the success of the Azusa Street outpouring, especially during the initial 3-year period that was marked as the time of the greatest fruit (1906-1909).
Ephesians 2:4-5a says, “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which He loved us, even when we were dead in sins, made us alive together with Christ.”
“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 8:1a).