"Your sacred cities have become a desert; even Zion is a desert, Jerusalem is a desolation. He got a blessing from God after he’d stolen his older brother’s blessing and had to run for his life. With words that give life, that interrupt our lives, That disrupt our lives. The walls were broken down that initially kept the enemy out, allowing him to bring compromise and then destruction. While the first angel has come out proclaiming, "Fear God . . And please tell her that I hope her day gets better.”  There was a delay. What will Happen when Jesus Comes Again? The way Isaiah asks these questions shows that it is inconceivable for God to completely abandon His people. Reconciliation between believers is sought and granted. The Second Coming, however, is a climax of what God is doing with the world to prepare it for Christ’s millennial kingdom. He comes down. Their awesome inspiration. Those two words are 'Soul' and 'Spirit'. These little, huge moments are straight from God, coursing through our lives. We are grateful for God's reviving mercies in the past, but we cannot afford to be content with past blessings. He sets before us the glorious prospect of a surprising visitation from Almighty God Himself. Tears of relief. And then, because of God’s work, God’s blessing comes out of our own mouths. 5-7). It had never occurred to me to thank God for His existence, but what a meaningful prayer that was. Therefore, our present experience does not determine our future. is it even a correct understanding of whats going to happen?! In our shame. Isn't it time to pray for God to again rend the heavens and come down? We are a non-denominational church located at 2111 Sam Bass Rd, Suite A300 in … Jacob got a blessing. People who had always been indifferent to the gospel now inquire anxiously. As our friend with the dog got to the window, she said “no takers, huh? When God comes down you can be sure there is a prayer that is calling Him. God does not need to be convinced or impressed, but intelligent argument based on God's Word guides, purifies, intensifies, and directs our prayers toward those things that please Him and that He will readily grant. God's people are not being kidnapped nor are they being carried away by force. No to financial plans. Yes to help. If it is His to harden us, then it is also His to make us tender once more. Revival is when God comes down. Isaiah portrays the descent of God as something to be longed for. In one place all was green and bright. Our Father rules all things from His glorious throne in heaven, in full possession of His attributes and powers. Its as if God isn’t paying attention at all. In times of revival a defensive, timid church is transformed into a confident army. (Revelation 14:7) a second one comes and loudly proclaim that the Babylonish system that has governed the world since Adam has fallen for its final time (Revelation 14:8)! Believers joyfully suffer for their Lord. “You? -morgan: Thank you Greg, for the timely reminder. After we have gone beyond the point of no return, God is able to return to us, softening His sin-coarsened people. 64:1, 3, NIV). Where are your zeal and your might? Even heaven was blemished by Satan when he tried to exalt himself above God. God's people thirst for the ministry of the Word and receive it with tender meltings of soul. But where should our praying begin? And since God has promised to warn you before it happens-- this is your warning! These things spoken of in this message have been hanging heavy on my heart for quite some time. God comes down. In another place it was shadowy, gray, and subdued. In other words, "I am a hedge and wall about you on all sides - you have nothing to fear from any enemy." Posted by appolus on August 13, 2017. believers stay on Earth because then the devil takes over. I read this blog post earlier this week. Isn't it time to pray for God to again rend the heavens and come down? The bible and history show that God will destroy the sinful nations that forget him. This cheating cheater. There is no other solution for our national and global problems other than a prayer for God to come down and cause us to tremble before His presence. The grip of the enslaving sin is broken. Communion with God is avidly enjoyed. Yet in the midst of these circumstances the prophet Isaiah calls them to pray that God would come down to them again with reviving mercies. That is what happens when God comes down, and that is how we should pray for the church today. I mean, come on, despite Jacob’s shifty lifestyle, God worked through him to bring blessing to other people. and then works on us. The last 2 years have been especially corrosive on her body and her relationships with her 4 children as she continues to try and go about her life as if she were completely healthy instead of quite vulnerable. That yes released potential. ... Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. A woman spewing hate and frustration is blessed by kindness and empathy. There is a bad idea out there about passivity in Christianity. Babylon the Great is what everyone is worshipping at this point in prophecy. And what happens when we get the fullness of the spirit? However, this verse proclaims the utter necessity of the mercy of God on us, for our best efforts will crumble under the power of our sin. To earn God’s love. Such was the promise of God’s messenger from the time of his announcement: “You shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21). . 48:11). He is able to cause the nations to quake before Him. 62:7). And when Moses went down from the mountain, there were the two tables in the hands of Moses, - as then he went down from the mountain, Moses knew not that the appearance of the skin of his face was glorified, when God spoke to him. Her answer is always no to more care. How is this fact significant? Because Adam was disobedient, God said to him: “Dust you are and to dust you will return.” (Genesis 3:19) Before God created Adam “out of dust from the ground,” Adam did not exist. They know that their past, present, and future all have one fixed constant--God Himself--and so they cling passionately to His past mercies in a spirit of courageous faith for the present. Paul also wrote that “the mystery of lawlessness is already at work. He launches into an extended argument with God. A secret to prayer that our generation seems largely to have forgotten is the use of argument with God. He reminds God of His own kindnesses. God was Job's shield, a covering or canopy under which he was untouchable by any enemy. In our stubbornness. And so this is why we turn to the cross. The Second Coming of Christ is preceded by a number of world-shaking events that must occur before Christ can return. Thankfully the minister of the Kirk of Shotts, John Home, was able to assist them in… He is able to make His name known to His enemies. Yes. We cannot pray this way unless we believe that, no matter how barren our experience has become, our Father is still there for us. And this isn’t their grand idea. The stragglers left behind had to ask, "Where is God now? It is not in spite of His majesty but because of His majesty that God condescends to us. And then, instead of changing her mind, digging in her heals: tears. "Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down..." Isaiah 64:1. The Rapture. The arrows on the front of your bulletin today tell you that this kind of thing happens all the time. The grip of enslaving sin is broken. At that moment I noticed that puffy cumulus clouds were casting shadows randomly on the valley floor. He is able to come down to His people. Isaiah 63:7-64:12 teaches us how to pray when we find ourselves living in the shadows. Her given name at birth is Pricscilla. God comes down into our deepest pain, our most awful struggles, into our ugliest times. Isaiah's prayer divides into two main sections. "Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you! That being so, what could be more important for the world than the condition of the church? He draws us up with him into fervency with God. Let’s just say they would raise the hair on your head. The thought is enough to make every believer tremble with joy! he stole a blessing? Just a week or two ago. Tears of sadness and grief. The color has faded. and then got a blessing? It can only be given and is freely given to us over and over and over. Choice is one of our favorite words today, but we must never forget that God's choices underlie our own. God, who seems so far away up there, so removed from the cruel push-and-shove dominating our world, so careless about the fortunes of His own cause, suddenly rips through the sky to break in with His presence and power. My friend Naomi’s mom is called Pilla. Their politics shall be all blasted, and turned into foolishness. His glory is not diminished when it lies beyond the range of our vision. We'll have the radiance, and the fullness of that glory that was seen in the Old Testament. God our Father and Redeemer is the true measure of our future prospects, and we may seek Him with that confidence. And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will kill with the breath of his mouth and bring to nothing by the appearance of his coming” (2 Thessalonians 2:7-8). We are grateful for God's reviving mercies in the past, but we cannot afford to be content with past blessings. We can cry out to God from the prison we've created by our sins, and He will hear us even from there. He is proposing something more profound. It’s why we have these arrows today to remind us that God is here. Sunday River of Hope Event Center Hours from 8am-1pm, Open to the public Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Office Hours are Thursdays, 9:15-12:15 pm, Copyright © 2021 River of Hope Lutheran Church • All Rights Reserved • Designed by Vivid Image • Log in. God said to Abraham, "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you" (Genesis 15:1). Contemporary English Version Moses came down from Mount Sinai, carrying the Ten Commandments. And all the people around them are awash in the blessing too. (Isa. The rapture happens first, before the tribulation begins (or possibly at the halfway mark). So God comes down and blesses us. These arrows show both God’s work through Jesus Christ in coming down to us. The "mountains" symbolize long-established, well-positioned, difficult-to-remove resistance to God. Huh.”  The woman in the other vehicle, however, had no question whose turn it was and gunned her vehicle to get in that line before this woman. We don’t have to ask God to be there – God already is. But the Lord's presence changes everything. I was standing atop a hill overlooking the valley where my family and I lived while I was doing my doctoral work at the University of Aberdeen. The second coming of Christ comes at the end of the seven-year tribulation, before God creates a … If God withholds Himself, sin takes over within our souls. That God comes down. 64:1) Revival is meeting with Almighty God. At bottom, we do not need formulas for successful Christian living or techniques for successful church growth. And then our lives live in response to that blessing, going out to impact others. It was a down payment for the fullness of the spirit that we'll get later. He is able to come down in new, unanticipated ways here in this world so that people actually change their minds about Him. "Look down from heaven and see from your lofty throne, holy and glorious. 15 Answers. When that happens our response is usually, “Go ahead and talk, Lord, while I drive down the road.” Suddenly another hand takes the wheel and we find ourselves heading toward the exit. Ray Ortlund: When God rends the heavens and comes down on his people, a divine power achieves what human effort at its best fails to do. And this time, yes. Christ Image International Church is a fun, creative, and Spirit-Filled church! God has indeed done great things for us. Sometimes people even think they can buy their way to heaven, one step at a time. To get God to love us or forgive us. how does this relate to me?”. Where Are You, Father? Then there’s the arrows that point to the side. She had her dog along with her and was a bit distracted and so when she looked up, she wasn’t sure if it was her turn to nose her way into the line or another person’s turn. When it comes to God’s plan for our life, we must look to see what doors God opens and what doors He closes. When have you had an experience that would have called for a giant arrow to appear, to point out God to you? It is a great comfort to know that our present experience is not the full measure of God. Satan's end will come and sin will end too. They treasure usefulness to God over career advancement. We ought to work hard at communicating truth about God to one another, all the while recognizing that in all our effort it is not just we who are working with all of our spiritual gifts, but God working in and through us (1 Corinthians 15:10). Yes, what happened to Israel happens to Christian churches, Christian institutions, and even individual Christians every day. No power in hell or on earth can hinder the Holy Spirit’s moving when he comes. what is it called when God comes down to Earth and takes all the believers back to heaven with him and the non? But it’s not true. When God Comes Down Robert Walker Isaiah 64:1 "In a certain town there had been no Revival for many years; the Church was nearly extinct, the youth were all unconverted and desolation reigned unbroken. The rapture occurs prior to the tribulation period.The word rapture is described as being “caught up” in 1 Thessalonians 4:17. Most Christians believe God will do this before a big war—bigger than any war that has ever been—begins on the earth. That is the world we live in, and that is what the church cannot change by her own efforts, programs, and good intentions. Only he who now restrains it will do so until he is out of the way. All they have now is a history of how God used them. The magic is that he came down, and did all that, to rescue us. Oh, that you [Almighty God] would rend the heavens, that you would come down, that the mountains might shake at Your presence. It is significant in that the church, and the church only, is the salt of the earth and light of the world. Some Christians think that the Rapture will happen during the war, or at the end of it. We can fall before Him and plead His mercies in Christ our Savior, but we will never outsmart Him. He does it by His own power and in His own surprising ways. God loves to be worship. Suddenly, a thought came to me. Increase of Lawlessness. There’s this famous ladder in the story today. As he came down from the mountain with the two tablets of the covenant in his hand, Moses did not know that the skin of his face shone because he had been talking with God. ." If we want to walk in the presence of the Lord, then we need to be practicing the presence of God. That’s the movement of blessing – what happens to you after a blessing from God. (Isa. By Jim Elliff, at Christian World View Network. As Naomi told me of this new yes, the air crackled with promise. Part of the confusion about death and what happens when we die is down to two words in the Bible that are misinterpreted. A blessing of the word “yes” that only God could have worked out of Pilla’s heart. A few ladies were traveling through the Scottish countryside near Shotts when their carriage broke down. When God makes everything new, that includes even a new heaven and a new earth, because both the old heaven and the old earth have been tainted by sin. That God’s blessing was at work. But, right now, we have a down payment of the glory of God living in us constantly. The people of God to whom Isaiah's prayer was originally given urgently needed to rediscover God in this way. But we’re seeking God’s hand and not His face. Scripture teaches us that we exist from conception until death, from death until the Second Coming of Jesus Christ and the General Resurrection from the dead, and then, the New Heavens and the New Earth. A woman who has spent the last 10 years saying no suddenly says yes. I will not yield my glory to another" (Isa. Answer Save. We don’t have to ask God to be there – God already is. Part of this discernment involves three considerations. 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. Shield is a covenant word. I know the Bible says Satan has come down in these last days with great wrath. But she is so a Pilla. God reveals Himself to those that earnest seek Him (Deuteronomy 4:29). When God rends the heavens and comes down on His people, a divine power achieves what human effort at its best fails to do. God's people are living in the shadows. Each lesson includes a key Scripture, a brief reflection, discussion/reflection questions, a brief prayer, and a focus for the coming week. She pulled up to order and said into the intercom, “I’ll pay for whatever that lady is ordering. . Granted, there is a proper place for the wise use of the best means, but Isaiah's vision lifts us beyond praying for God's blessing on our own ideas. Blessing from God that then is not stopped at you but God works through you, with you, around you, despite you even, to bless other people. The present state is where you are now. God explained what happens when we die when he spoke to the first man, Adam. We are grateful for God's reviving mercies in the past, but we cannot afford to be content with past blessings. His is a watchman's prayer, giving God no rest. He may withdraw from us, but He is still there. This is in contrast to the rapture of the church, which is always presented in Scripture as an imminent event. Paul declared, “We are confident (of eternal life), I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord” (2 Corinthians 5:8). Why Do You Harden Us, Lord? All this is so they can ever be with the Lord! The holy city had been plundered and its people deported. That God comes down. And as she gunned it and got into line, she leaned out her window and yelled a sentence of expletives I won’t repeat here. Spiritual things, rather than material things, capture people's hearts. Judah had been conquered by the Babylonian Empire, and the forces of evil stood triumphant over God's people, savoring their victory with sadistic glee. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face was shining, and they were afraid to come near him. We can’t wrench it away from God. Psalm 9:17 says, “The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” Every nation will be judged in its proper time and America’s time has come. In some quarters the light of God is streaming down in unclouded brilliance, flooding the church with life and joy. Will You Hold Yourself Back? It is not a self-contained blessing but one that simply cannot stay in one person or place but expands to impact countless others, into the lives of all kinds of people and places that God loves. 3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them. Isaiah does this very thing. Testimony from TBN SALSA and preview of this weekend at Brownsville Church. After this war, God will judge the earth. Until she said yes. We're just like God! The people of God were living in the shadows. but did you tell her I hoped her day got better?”  The employee said, “She wouldn’t let you pay for her after all the horrible things she said to you. . This hope is the great message of Isaiah 63:17. God's presence surrounded him as a wall. Mark 2:1-12 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. A wave of divine grace washes over the church and spills out onto the world. In this study, Harnish explores the meaning of the incarnation…God with us in human flesh. God's persistent kindness, His great goodness, His tender compassion--all mentioned in Isaiah 63:7--stand in contrast to His people's miserable performance in response. Another meeting with the siblings. Faith is what happens when God opens our eyes and we begin to see as God sees. Jesus comes down and the dead in Christ rise first than God's people who are yet living will be caught up in the air to be with them in the clouds. Oh, That You Would Come Down! Born with a sense of humor and adventure, her life has been anything but dull. ). When God Comes Down, There Is a Position of Repentance (vv. Surely the Lord is in this place. The last 10 years have been hard on her health. While I do not have the eloquence of words of our dear brother, I did wake up with this on my mind once again this morning. 63:15, NIV). This biblical prayer challenges us to get rid of our routinized expectations of God and seek Him boldly for a fresh visitation from on high. When God comes down. Re: What Happens When GOD Comes Down? Isaiah's payer is calculated to give us the courage to pray boldly for a new revival sent from God in our day. Our sinful condition is not within our easy control, but it is entirely within God's sovereign control. "Why, O Lord, why do you make us wander from your ways and harden our hearts so we do not revere you?" You see, sometimes we open the Bible and we think, “what? And sometimes we think we have to climb a ladder to get to God. . The silence between us was filled with new life, with something that had changed. In other places a chill has set in. In 63:7-14 the people raise their eyes from the misery of the present to view their glorious history with God. God alone stands true despite our repeated betrayals of His love. You exist in this present state. But I can’t conceive of God allowing Satan and his forces to freely assault the church without the Holy Spirit coming in greater power and manifestation. A woman was in the drive through at a Starbucks. Yes to giving up her home. One senses the intensity of his plea. A whole range of emotions went through this lady with the dog, but what won out was empathy. someone, please help! When God Comes Down is a five-week study, providing one lesson for each week of Advent and one for Christmas. "Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down" is a vivid way of praying, "Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven." If we walk an aisle; if we say a prayer; if we simply adopt an attitude of prayer, then that is enough. That transform our lives. No to plans outside of her own total control. "Moses came down from Mount Sinai. From our earthly point of view, death looks somewhat like sleep—but not from God’s point of view. As I rested at the summit, my eyes were exulting in the lovely view. And that blessing is so disruptive because it doesn’t stop at us. This way of praying expresses true faith struggling to find God afresh. To the Jewish survivors, it must have seemed as if the whole moral order of the universe had been overthrown. From the moment of conception, you became a human being, that is, a “soul.” Your soul is eternal. With words that give life, that interrupt our lives, That disrupt our lives. The prophet encourages us to pray with that confidence in mind. It is the hand of God using the circumstances of life to get our full and undivided attention. 64:10, 12, NIV). That yes signaled future. In God’s new creation, every consequence of sin from the first creation – sorrow, pain and death will be no more. God Comes Down to Us ~Other Speakers M-R: Ray Ortlund Jr.: It was a gorgeous September day in the northeast of Scotland, 1984. He has too much invested in us. After all this, O Lord, will you hold yourself back? “Caught up” comes from the Greek word harpazo which means “to snatch away or carry off.” For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will … God condescends to us. Meets us right in the hard stuff. However, our attempts to seek the Lord can be neutralized by our own sinfulness, counteracting our higher aspirations. So God comes down and blesses us. That word “yes” served as a blessing. Keep on Reminding God! The lady pulled away having paid. . A blessing of a woman not returning anger for anger but instead seeing herself, offering the smallest of gestures to the other, with ripple effects she’ll never know. Tears that acknowledged this new reality. Doesn't this vision of God put our brainstorms and programs into a true perspective? Isn't it time to pray for God to again rend the heavens and come down? By God's own appointment, the church of the Lord Jesus Christ is the agent of divine redemption in human society. God's people thirst for the ministry of the Word and receive it with tender meltings of soul. . If we blather on with our own impulsive notions -"babbling like pagans" Jesus called it in Matthew 6:7--we waste our effort, but let a thoughtful use of God's own declared commitments to us be woven into our prayers, and heaven will listen. Churches and Christian organizations reform their policies and procedures. There lived in a retired part of the town an aged man, a blacksmith by trade, and of so stammering a tongue that it was painful to hear him speak. She could tell the Starbucks employee was talking to the woman. His opening words struck me: "O God, we thank You that You exist." No to housing plans. and then had a weird dream? She suddenly was able to see herself in that same position 10 years before, young children, sleep deprived, hair pulled back, yelling on the phone. Emboldened by that thrilling reminder, they lift their plea to Him for revival in 63:15-64:12. It was spring in 1630. Every person enjoying the fruit of the vine, the shade of the fig tree. He lives with the lowly and oppressed. The church is like this. In fact that is one of the … As long as God is there, unchanged and unchanging, He can renew our experience of Him here. On numerous occasions throughout the last two thousand years, small groups of “faithful followers” have huddled on mountaintops or in secret rooms, waiting for the Second Coming of Christ as predicted to occur on a … The evil that we cannot budge has no power to resist God. (Isa. This will be a joyful event when it happens. 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they … Which sounds about right. He get’s a blessing. This is a joyful event. 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