Friday, July 22, 2016

An Empty House Invites

An Empty House Invites - By Keith Cook

"Now when the unclean spirit...says, 'I will return to my house from which I came'; and when it comes, it finds it unoccupied, swept, and put in order. Then it goes and takes along with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there; and the last state of that man becomes worse than the first. That is the way it will also be with this evil generation." Matthew 12: 43-45

Most of us work on staying clean for God's work and service but sometimes we forget to get filled up for service.


Sweeping our lives out sometimes includes an overemphasis on

1) Positive thinking (I'm ok now, I can do it)

2) Sorrow for past mistakes (I'm just no good, God can't use me...)

3) Embarrassment at being caught in sin in the past (No conviction just humiliation)


Worse things that can come to us when we are empty and not full of Jesus can include many of the following:

1) Laziness

2) Idleness

3) Loss of Opportunity

4) Sin

5) Procrastination

6) Lack of Productivity

7) Loss of First Love

8) Loss of the Filling of the Holy Spirit

(Are any of these in your life now?)


Get filled up today. How? Confess all known sin. Believe what God says about you: You are forgiven and useful. Ask the Holy Spirit to fill you and guide you all day as you serve God. Now Go! Go out boldly!

Things that will help you: Have your Quiet Time, take time for Bible Study, allow Mentors to train you, look for ways to Share your faith.

Daily Prayer Focus: Father, I want to be used by you, fill me today.

On The Go Prayer Focus: The follow-up of inquirers who come publicly and make decisions for Christ, write in for materials to grow in Christ, or who visit our website looking for help in following Christ. Pray for local believers, churches, parents, and friends who all will be used of God to nurture each and every one to maturity in Christ. Continue  to pray for our Montana Outreach Team, and praise God for those who have made decisions for Christ!

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