You Gave, Now Be Ready to Receive

God put me through a study today of receiving “pressed down, shaken together and running over …men pouring things into my bosom”. Look! If you want to Give – and you do, and you want to Give as Christ leads – and you do, then you better be ready to receive. Because here it comes.

Luke 6 38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

As many of you know God has had me on this faith walk in which He told me to quit my job and walk on through life trusting Him to provide everything for me. He has. Of course Satan has been messin’ with me and I have no home, car, money…but God is blessing me abundantly with everything I need and there is always somewhere for me to live and definitely food to eat.

The walk and provisions come with Him putting me places where I am a blessing…you know like Elijah and the widow of Zarephath scenario. Along the way here lately, more and more and more people are giving me things. I was getting uncomfortable, but Father said I’d better get used to it. Since I had agreed to give up my life and do what He said do and therefore lost everything (doesn’t happen to every believer), I’d better get very comfortable with receiving a lot of stuff ‘Man’ was going to (and is) pouring into my bosom. Get ready if you have allowed yourself to be led into the wilderness. Get ready if you have given up your life to follow Christ. Get ready. Heaven is open over your head and people are going to start pouring things into you bosom (your life). Get ready! It’s not always as easy to receive as you think. Sometimes it’s uncomfortable.

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