How do you know your calling and act on it when everything seems so dead? Keith Gerner speaks from Esther chapter 2 of a royal calling, and reminds us of the words STOP, LOOK and LISTEN. This message contains some prophetic and practical answer to the problems of listeners facing critical situations. The Lord has an answer for you and can speak to you if you really listen.
He told them, “The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables so that they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven!
I give you a new commandment, that you love one another; and that you love one another as I have loved you. By this everyone shall know that you are my disciples, if you have love for each other.
And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues. Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all work miracles? Do all have gifts of healing? Do all speak in tongues? Do all interpret? Now eagerly desire the greater gifts. And yet I will show you the most excellent way.