Healing is the renewal of the body from some diseased condition. Miracle is heaven's intervention in earth affairs. We get miracles and healing mixed up. I was very much concerned about this because of certain people I could not seem to help. It saddens my heart to see some folks in church service seeking healing, and they still go back the same unhealed. When I look at the seven churches in the book of Revelation I found out that everything God said about this end-time church is happening now. To the church of
Ephesus write: Nevertheless: I have something against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent and do the works as at first; or else I will come unto thee quickly and ill remove thy candlestick out of this place, except thou repent (Revelation 2: 4)
The Bible have said and except they return to their first love nothing will move forward. The church want miracles to happen in their midst and she does not want to change her motive. Why hold meetings like: seminars, conventions and camp-meetings? The church holds these programme because they want to experience the move of the Holy Spirit.
The preachers should ask themselves; why am I in the ministry? Am I in the ministry to play church or to serve the people of God? The lifestyle of Jesus must be seen in their lives. The whole world must be affected about what we preach. The end-time church must be sensitive to the move of the Holy Spirit and be led at the right time. He is a gentle spirit that cannot entertain traditions of men.
The Holy spirit have departed many churches, why? Because of many unnecessary activities. Training to draw a chart for the church instead of listening to the directive of the Holy spirit. That is why miracles and healings ceased to happen in the church. I pray that miracles and healings will come to the church in great measure. Beloved, hear this, there are good and ugly things in the kingdom of God, don't let us be like the church of Ephesus who departed their first love.
Our first love is very important in our individual lives because without it we cannot attain the post of leadership. If you don't want to struggle in the ministry go back to your first love. First love is your experience with God when you gave your lives of Jesus. Remember, what you used to do: preaching the gospel, praying for the lost souls, distributing tract and meditate upon the word of God, but now, all the spiritual gifts on the inside of you have been neglected.
The church leader has to teach the people of God to walk in holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord. Concentrate on the word and you will walk in miracles. Miracles and healings are apprehended from flowing in the church because many have shunned their first love.