The world says, NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS- the devil is a liar!
How can we keep quiet and expect others to know about you and your marvelous works, oh Lord?
I can not imagine John the Baptist quietly meditating upon how marvelous it will be to see the coming messiah and the works that He is expected to do, not wanting to be seen or regarded as loud and lousy, carrying on his ministry and God-sent mission in his living room or worse still closet!
Rather he went on a special diet and set a fashion trend (Not on purpose! Please do not quote me!)
Also, Jeremiah the weeping prophet, what can we do without the tears of the saints? Can you imagine him complaining bitterly in the secret of his own room in his closet without speaking out all those years that he did(laid down on his side too!), saying to himself always 'God will do it’.
Jonah ran but he learnt a big lesson the hard way, he realized that his thinking that no news to the people of Nineveh meant good news, he had it all wrong!
How about Hosea, he was sent to take a prostitute for a wife by God, what if he had said, me! I’d rather die! This must be the devil speaking, God does not wish His children bad, not to talk of His PROPHETS.
I intend to take a girl of good breeding from the aristocratic class.
Barthemeus was told to keep quiet when he chasing after Jesus for a healing touch on his blind eyes, if he had listened to ‘detractors’ he would have died with his blindness and would never have been celebrated or included in the Bible archive/hall-of-fame today!
In Christendom, NO NEWS IS NO GOOD NEWS, we must always hear from the throne of mercy, in His word, in dreams, through prophesies, a word in passing etc; the channel MUST always be open and rightly connected.
We are dead wood if we do not hear anymore from Him, we are dead stones if we do not tell others because that is the great commission given to us in Matthew 28:18-20.
THANK GOD FOR THE GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST AND HIS WORK OF SALVATION ON THE CROSS OF CALVARY
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