A young man—enthralled by the power he witnessed—ran up to Smith Wigglesworth and begged for the gift. Smith said, “you don’t want it. Before God is through with you, you will feel as if a thousand switch trains have run over you.” Before God uses you greatly He will wound you deeply.
Before God can entrust us with a calling of a forerunner or revivalist to work miracles and do greater work for Him, He will turn on the fire of trials, tests and temptations until our lives heat up purging away the sin and self. Then, only God’s power begins working in us.
God cannot entrust us with greater work for Him if we cannot be trusted with the little thing as Jesus said in Luke 16:10-11, “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?”
Obedience in walking in the ways of God and keeping His requirements are the lives of a forerunner or a revivalist.
In Exodus 33:12-13, Moses said to the LORD, “You have been telling me, ‘Lead these people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. You have said, ‘I know you by name and you have found favor with me.’ If you are pleased with me, TEACH ME YOUR WAYS so I may know you and continue to find favor with you. Remember that this nation is your people.”
“When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless. I will confirm my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.”
About 11 years ago, a pastor shared with me that God told him to set up a Church and a Bible School in a specific location and await an awesome revival. It is already about 20 years and he is still awaiting for the prophetic word to come to pass.
If you are called to be a forerunner or a revivalist, don't think that when the Holy Spirit starts moving, people are going to love you. Just like the book of Acts, when the noise of stirring and moving of the Spirit begins, so does persecution. People will accuse you of being a cult and speak evil about you. They will want to destroy you, like the history of past revival faced by people like John Wesley, the famous evangelist John Sung and many others. The willing and obedient bear the mark of a true disciple and Sonship. This is the mark of a forerunner/revivalist who works miracles, signs and wonders.
The Story of the 1904-1905 Welsh Revival
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To Him be glory for ever and ever. Amen!
Paul K P Ang 洪 光 炳
Arsenal of Fire Ministries, California
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February 22, 2021
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