Sep. 30, 2013


Deuteronomy 11:13-14“And it shall be that if you earnestly obey My commandments which I command you today, to love the Lord your God and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul, 14 then I[a] will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil.”

124“It was by the confession and forsaking of sin, by earnest prayer and consecration of themselves to God, that the early disciples prepared for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost. The same work, only in greater degree, must be done now. Then the human agent had only to ask for the blessing,

and wait for the Lord to perfect the work concerning him. It is God who began the work, and He will finish His work, making man complete in Jesus Christ. But there must be no neglect of the grace represented by the former rain. Only those who are living up to the light they have will receive greater light.

Unless we are daily advancing in the exemplification of the active Christian virtues, we shall not recognize the manifestations of the Holy Spirit in the latter rain. It may be falling on hearts all around us, but we shall not discern or receive it. The laborers will be qualified rather by the unction of His Spirit than by the training of literary institutions.

Here are “the times of refreshing” to which the apostle Peter looked forward when he said: “Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; and he shall send Jesus.” Acts 3:19, 20. (20 E.G.White)

”The power Christians should be looking for, can only come from within when we have decided, through God‘s Word and Spirit, to“…..lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Heb 12:1-2  AND LET US RUN WITH ENDURANCE THE RACE THAT IS SET BEFORE US. Endurance is the key.

My friends our Faith must be stretched to the limit. But if we fail at the start of this race we will never be given greater light. A few years ago when I did my first 38239_113142418738184_5596974_ntriathlon the swimming being the first event before bicycling and running. Well at the time I was ill prepared for open water swimming.

I had only practiced in swimming pools. So when the event got started, about 50 feet into the swim, I heard a voice say, you will never make it, so that unknown voice made me very fearful of the unknown, or what it would take to finish the swim. So I called for the little boat to come get me.

As soon as I Arrived at the dock the officials, snatched the monitor off of my ankle, because I was not permitted to go any further in the race, since I had not completed the swim. My friends that is the same way with the Latter Rain if we have not studied God’s word,

and allowed His Spirit to Guide us through the Early Rain. We will never finish the Journey to the promise land. Because A lack of preparation, and faith will keep us frightened and IL prepared to go any further.

The next year I did Finish The race, because I studied, and practiced in open water. I even joined A triathlon Club that prepared my confidence in open water for the Journey to the finish line. My friends God wants to give us His power. For Paul tells us in,

2Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” Friends He knocks at our hearts Door Daily Are we listening or is the TV up to loud for us to here Him. Have our FOCUS been constantly on the things of this world instead of the presence of the Good Shepherd. Today ask yourself.

imgresWhat keeps me from given it all to the Master, “For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him” But it starts with Faith. For the latter rain is power the Savior places within us Through His Spirit To finish up His work in the final Days of This life’s History.

Soon My Friends Your Faith and God’s Spirit if you walk with Him Daily, will allow you to be the beneficiaries of the LATTER RAIN, as A revival will take place from within as you finish up God’s mandate to take the gospel to all the world. But today you must have A passion to seek the showers of the latter rain;

“for the latter rain will come, and the blessing of God will fill every soul that is purified from every defilement. It is our work today to yield our souls to Christ, that we may be fitted for the time of refreshing, the presence of the Lord, and the baptism of the Holy Spirit.”(White)


My friends as Children of the king. I hope, and pray, you are able to remain FOCUSED on this Journey we all must take, As God prepares to bestow upon us His Power of the LATTER RAIN. Remember the ending of this story will soon take place, it was set on Calvary When Christ said IT IS FINISHED. and the final credits will read. JESUS WINS, SATAN LOSES!!!


So friends stay focused, remain faithful, love one another and endure till the end and never forget to STUDY&PRAY


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