Monday, January 10, 2005

Overflow and Outspokenness

The year of 2005 is a year of overflow. God has brought this message through many of His people through visions and prophecies. More specifically, it is a year of the overflow of His glory. It is a year of increase in miracles, supernatural manifestations of His goodness. It is a year of “suddenlies.” That is, there will be things that, when they start to happen, they will happen quickly, and suddenly things have unexpectedly changed.

In worship last Sunday, the Lord showed me that there will also be an increase in evangelistic anointing, the Good News of Jesus Christ being ministered in increasingly effective ways. This is not surprising because the Gospel of Jesus Christ is the manifestation of God’s glory and grace.

This year is a year when seed shall be sown and quickly come to harvest. Amos prophesied such a day:
“Behold the days are coming,” says the LORD,
  “When the plowman shall overtake the reaper,
  And the treader of grapes him who sows seed;
The mountains shall drip with sweet wine,
  And all the hills shall flow with it.”
(Amos 9:13)
This is a year of outspokenness. Last week, I logged on concerning outspokenness, or boldness toward God. On Sunday, the Lord showed me that if we will be outspoken toward Him — dwelling in intimate relationship with Him and boldly reaching for those things He has so freely promised — then we will also be in a place of outspokenness toward others in sharing God’ great goodness, the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

This is the year of overflow. Are you ready to step into it, to exercise your faith and reach for the grace and goodness of God, to extend it to others? Are you ready to lay hold of Holy Spirit boldness in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ?