Elijah didn’t have an easy life and at one point he even had an extremely ticked off queen after him intent on ending his life. He also raised a guy from the dead and called fire down from heaven. He was often lonely and depressed but he was fed by what Steven Furtick calls “dirty birds”, or ravens in our vernacular. I’m coming to the conclusion that if you want to move in the supernatural and obey God’s voice it’s gonna upset a whole lot of people’s apple carts.
Daniel 11:32 says it’s those that know their God who are the ones doing “mighty exploits”. Not quite sure what that is, but I want in on it. That verse tells me we all have the same opportunity but many don’t take it. Why is it others feel threatened when a brave soul takes God at His word and does amazing things? If we believe in the same God, and we supposedly worship the same God, why would we get resist when people move in the supernatural?
Just like Elijah, I’ve often felt like a refugee in a land with no rain. Now I’m ready for a season where I’m making the rain. Ready ready for signs and wonders to follow me, even if it does make a few mad. They can do it too. They just don’t want to. I’ve never cared much for peer pressure and I’m used to rejection, even when I’m doing nothing wrong. I figure if I’m doomed if I do and I’m doomed if I don’t, I’d rather be in His will. He’s the One I’ll answer to at the end of my days.
The unfamiliar is scary, yes, but it’s usually where God wants us to be. He stretches us to make us stronger. Like Steven Furtick says, it takes a storm to reveal the foundation. A friend of mine, Carol, says He’s always moving the campfire down the trail of life. We either follow, or we don’t. I choose to follow, even if it means a few don’t like it. I’m running hard after Him. Wanna come with?
Kari, the rainmaker
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