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Living in His Presence
by Angie Sheets
01/24/03
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In this hour we must seek to draw near to the father’s heart as we hear His call to come away with Him.

In the handful of years that passed after the loss of the ark, Saul then king, never showed a desire to see it restored.

David however felt differently. David had a burning desire and a deep passion within him to see it restored to its proper place.

The time of Saul is now over. We will no longer be able to use God in order to build our own houses. Saul was a man after the flesh (soulish appetites) David however was a man after the the heart of God and gave his life to see that the ark (representing the presence of God) restored.

David was prepared alone for years through his personal experiences and in relationship with God. He was hidden in the fields until it was time for his appearance and the fulfilling of his purpose which was appointed by God. God is raising up leaders today in the same manner he did with David who are about to come forth. These are the leaders who will fulfill their role to equip the people and who will encourage them to pursue their destinies in Christ.

They are of those who are faithful and not of a jealous nature, they are not afraid to abandon all that they have been taught in religious pursuits, to be taught by God Himself.

They will operate in a greater measure of authority not only in the local church but also in their communities. They will have a greater measure of influence and therefore a ‘foot in the door’ to win their cities for Christ.

The foot will no longer say to the hand, I have no need of you, and the hand will no longer say to the eyes, I have no need of you, but they will all come together and work as one.

Every plant which was not planted by our heavenly father will be uprooted. Some have become so accustomed to seeing the weeds that they have desensitized their ability to discern between the true and the false-but God is sending in his gardener and the false will be exposed and uprooted (a time of separation)

We have already stepped into the river but have only gone ankle deep. God is calling for us to go deeper, even to where the waters may be rough-taking us out of our own control and leading us into places where we would not have chosen on our own to go. This will demand from us a greater level of commitment and surrender.

We must seek Him until we find Him and then seek to live and rest in that place. We must have a depth of communion with Him that allows our spirit to hide itself in God, drawing from His Holy Spirit both the revelation and the resources to accomplish His plan.

As our journey toward transformation continues we will experience an increasing hunger and thirst for renewed revelation and nearness to God.

He is calling us to Himself that we will no longer build His Kingdom with our own understanding, it is time for us to come along side of Him to find out what He is doing and do it with Him. As we do this we will no longer be shackled down by the cares of this world but will be free to go higher with Him fulfilling the purpose of His heart in the power of His presence.











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