We Are For Signs And Wonders

“Here am I and the children whom the Lord has given me! We are for signs and wonders in Israel From the Lord of hosts, Who dwells in Mount Zion. And when they say to you, “Seek those who are mediums and wizards, who whisper and mutter,” should not a people seek their God? Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living? To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. They will pass through it hard-pressed and hungry; and it shall happen, when they are hungry, that they will be enraged and curse their king and their God, and look upward. Then they will look to the earth, and see trouble and darkness, gloom of anguish; and they will be driven into darkness.
— Isaiah 8:18-22 NKJV

Imbalances in the earth (and there are many) are the result of man’s decision to live at a subpar standard from the Father’s original intent. That standard is one of unrighteousness! The heart of our righteous Father toward us is to bring us all back to the posture of acknowledging that He is our Father. His unfolding plan for this causes the unbalanced earth to groan with all kinds of unsettling occurrences that frighten and mystify us and propel us on a search for answers. Sadly, in our desperate quest for solutions, mankind as a whole runs in every different direction…except to the Father. Meanwhile, the crises deepen and multiply.

Those of us who walk with the Father and have a personal love relationship with Him know it is not a question of our being special while everyone else is bad. It is simply that we have made a deliberate, conscious decision to love the Father with all our heart. Consequently, we are the earthly representation of the Father, who manifests Himself in our lives through His Spirit. All the problems faced by natural man can be solved by the spiritual man. Countless people even today look to the sky, gaze at the stars, pray to the sun, cut themselves, sacrifice to idols, and do many other preposterous things—but find no solutions. Tragically, there are even people in the church who engage in unbiblical behavior, causing them unintentionally to drift away from the Father. Still no solution!

We, the sons of our Father, are true witness to who our Father is. We are those “signs and wonders.” Without guile, pride, arrogance, or greed, we display the Father in all His magnificence. As earthly crises intensify, we set our hearts as flint, demonstrating the almighty power of our Father. When wayward people receive an authentic touch, they begin to bend their hearts to the Father. Many, because of weak hearts, go astray, swayed by any wind of thought or doctrine. Let us seek to be like Moses who, in leading a people out of generations of slavery and through the wilderness, was a sign and wonder of the Father. Moses was not prideful of the extraordinary things that he did; he understood that his power and authority came from the Father.

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