Tonight in service I heard the testimonies of several people who just came back from a tour in Israel. About ten people from my church met up with a few hundred others from our fellowship to see the Bible come to life. They toured the seven churches in Revelation, the Temple Mount, The garden at Gethsemane…all of the places that Jesus walked. The places He lived in. The sites of His miracles.
What stood out to me was the powerful thread, the undercurrent, that connected all the testimonies. Each person, man, woman, old or young came up with the same feeling. The knowing that the places were significant. Not in the way of, “People say that on this spot _______ happened here, that makes it important,” but in the feeling that the land itself was touched by a supernatural source that you just couldn’t put into words. A feeling that left them each humbled and speechless. A feeling that just made all the little things that normally bother you everyday, just go away.
Each had a hurdle that was overcome. A confirmation that God wanted them to have. Each little window into the trip was emotional and inspirational. Each person changed by what they’d seen and experienced. That supernatural feeling is the Holy Spirit!
I’m feeling revived and inspired tonight. There’s a little more calm in my evening that I know the Holy Spirit has sent my way. 🙂 Thank God that He sends His Spirit to live in each one of us! That means that there’s always help when you need it, there’s always peace even when it’s crazy, there’s grace available to you when you think you can’t go on. Supernatural power in your life that you don’t need to understand, you don’t need to validate, that you don’t need to prove. All you have to do is be still and believe. That’s gonna be my focal point this week, ’cause I know more craziness is coming my way work-wise this week!
I hope the end to the weekend finds you also feeling a fresh sense of peace. A calm in your soul that no hectic week can drown out! 🙂
Be well, take care, and have a fabulous Monday! It’s almost a holiday! Woo Hoo!