Thursday, 2 April 2009

Arise and Shine

I was at Covenant Love Church on Tuesday night for a time of prophetic teaching. The key scripture (which has been burning in my heart for a few weeks!) was Isaiah 60:1-6 “Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth. And deep darkness the people; But the LORD will arise over you, And His glory will be seen upon you.”
If ever there was a time for the church to rise, it is NOW. Fear, loss, depression -darkness is covering the entire world. We see it every day in various degrees. So this becomes the church’s greatest opportunity to ARISE & SHINE. The Lord will arise upon those who have ‘risen & shone’. His glory will be SEEN upon those people who ARISE & SHINE.

The glory of God is upon the church right now! God has a ‘BUT’ for every negative situation. I love our, 'But, God...'!!!

6 comments:

  1. let´s it nic, let enjoy our journey not let the darkness take over...

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  2. being over here the spanish have not a care in the world even if they have no money, they still enjoy what they have, let´s take a leaf out of their book, don´t be bogged down with the worries of the world as God has them sorted...

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  3. Hey you!!!! How's Spain??? Did you see the donkeys at the Palm Sunday service? We miss you so much (and of course David!) please get home nice and quick!!!

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  4. Reading this post brought the lyrics of this song into my head.

    STAND

    There is a time for healing
    There's a time for all purposes under the sun
    There's a time for laughter
    There's a time to let go and a time to hold on

    So we are here, but why are we waiting
    Why are we acting like dead men walking
    The time has arrived
    For us to arise
    Joining our hands united together

    This is our time to be strong
    This is our time to rise up
    To stand and be counted
    This is our time to believe
    To know in our God we are free
    Let the world know to Him we belong

    Lord capture our hearts now
    Drown out the pleasures and treasures that bind us
    Give us your courage
    To be strong, to be brave, and to never back down

    There's no time to lose
    We can't be silent
    In a world that is dying to find out the truth
    We've got the hope
    We've got the answer
    Let's lay down our all
    With reckless abandon

    This is our time to be strong
    This is our time to rise up
    To stand and be counted
    This is our time to believe
    To know in our God we are free
    Let the world know to Him we belong

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  5. DJS - beautiful lyrics! Who sings this?

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  6. The song is sung by Rebecca St James.

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