How often have you said these words, “where do we go from here?” “What do we do now?” The experiences of life cause us to ponder these questions, many times we find ourselves in a fog; not sure if we are going the right way. That was the plight of those traveling in the wilderness ages ago, always dissatisfied and complaining; the words “what do we do now” readily on their lips. Dishonoring their Creator by their doubt and faithlessness, but; their leader was a praying man. He had the answer; he knew what to do, where to go, and he expected deliverance would come.
Nineveh was a great city in it’s day, however; it was so wicked it was scheduled for destruction. Gods message of pending doom was given, the question asked” what do we do now?”; recognizing their very existence was at stake, was the key. They changed their clothing from the apparel of the world and put on the dress of repentance, a prayer of forgiveness in their mouths; deliverance was granted. In contrast the cities of the plains failed to ask the question, continued in their sinfulness; warnings went un heeded. Destruction came upon them, fire rained down from heaven; nothing remained.
These should be examples of what happens when greed, intolerance, selfishness, and lust for power are allowed to thrive. We as a people have fallen prey to the few who hold the power we gave them to uphold what is good and right for the masses, yet; they have enriched themselves while the many are impoverished. The question I’m asking is “where do we go from here?” “what do we do now?” Are there any who will stand in the gap for a people gone astray, a nation that has lost it’s soul, who is wandering through the wilderness of greed and selfishness. Who is willing to answer the question, who knows what is necessary to heal the land?
Is there any who will remove their blinders and realize we are headed towards a cataclysmic ending, the people of prayer have the answer, they know where to go, and they know deliverance will come. “If my people who are called by my name shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and forgive their sin and will heal their land”. This promise from the Father Creator is the answer; at this time in human history when so many are feeling the sting of disease, homelessness, hunger, unemployment, and yes; even death. It is clear that we should be on our knees in earnest prayer.
The stains left by darkness can only be erased by light, truth is light; it must shine in every dark place to bring restoration and renewal. People of God around the world must join voices in a unified humility and pray for the healing of the land.
My revelation as I sit by the pool of grace