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“Where there is no vision, the people perish: ……..” (Proverbs 29:18)

“And the Lord answered me and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.  For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak and not lie:  though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.” (Habakkuk 2:2, 3)

I know what He has shown me. What He said to Habakkuk still applies today.  That is what I have done; write the vision.

My direction from God as an elder and a shepherd of His people is to:

“Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock”. (I Peter 5:2, 3)

The Vision the Lord Has Shown Me for Miracle Temple:

  • Unity and not division. (Psalm 133:1; Mark 3:25)
  • Jesus the Lord of our hearts, souls and minds. (Psalm 84:2;  69:30-32; 57:7; 37:30-31; 73:28; 86:12; 108:1; 119:10,11; Deuteronomy 6:5 Matthew 22:37-38; Mark 12:30; I John 4:19)
  • Anointed singers, musicians, praise leaders, and a praising congregation. (II Chronicles 5:13; 20:21; I Chronicles 6:32; 13:8; II Chronicles 30:21; Psalm 7:17; 9:2)
  • A congregation who is thankful to the Lord for all of His marvelous blessings. (Ezra 3:10)
  • Willing workers. (Nehemiah 4:6; Ruth 2:12; James 2:26; Psalm 90:17) Don’t be discouraged if some choose not to work. (Nehemiah 3:6(b)
  • This body of believers operating in the peace which the Lord has promised and provides for us. (Isaiah 26:3, 12; John 14:27; Colossians 1:20; Galatians 5:22; Philippians 4:7; II Corinthians 13:11;  II Timothy Romans 15:33)
  • Strong marriages. (I Corinthians 7:33, 34, 38; Hebrews 13:4(a); Colossians 3:19; Ephesians 5:22)
  • Unmarried be aware of God’s standard for them. (I Corinthians 7:8, 32, 34, 38)
  • If an unmarried man desires a wife or an unmarried woman desires a husband. (Proverbs 18:22)
  • Obedient children. (Exodus 20:12; Ephesians 6:2; Colossians 3:20)
  • Considerate parents. (Ephesians 6:4; Colossians 3:21)
  • Young and old working together. (I John 2:13, 14)
  • Brothers steadfast in rightful places and moving forward in the ministries God has ordained them to. (I Timothy 3:8, 10, 12, 13)
  • Blessings in every area of life for God’s people. (Malachi 3:10, 11; Matthew 6:26)
  • Building on the outreach and prison ministries. (Matthew 25:35-40)
  • Mentoring the youth and impressing upon them the importance of work(ing) to establish job security. (I Thessalonians 3:7-12; Acts 18:1-3)
  • Each member reaching their own personal goals as far as businesses, schooling, writing for publication, and other goals. (Ephesians 3:20, 21; Philippians 4:13)
  • Encouraging and praying for each other and helping when we can. (Deuteronomy 1:38; 3:28; II Samuel 11:25; Philippians 2:3; Isaiah 41:6, 7)
  • The sick recovering. (James 5:14, 15)
  • The church refurbished. (Nehemiah 2:18) (Can’t be swayed by the voice of the enemy. (Nehemiah 2:19, 20)
  • Have a plan. (Nehemiah Chapter 3)
  • Saints living victorious lives. (I John 5:4; I Corinthians 15:52-58)
  • Jesus being glorified and magnified through all that we do. (Psalm 34:1; 8:1; 69:30; Luke 1:46; Acts 10:46(a)
  • The Lord pleased in the midst of our doings. (Psalm 51:19; Hebrews 11:5(c); I Thessalonians 2:4; I John 3:22; Romans 12:1, 2)
  • Keeping the face of the Lord before us as we minister in kingdom building. (Psalm 9:10; 24:6; 27:8)
  • Walking in faith, and looking to Jesus for everything we stand in need of. (Hebrews 11:1; 12:2(a)

The goal is for all to have a consistently strong personal relationship with the Lord;How to accomplish that:

  • Be humble. (I Peter 5:5, 6)
  • Know the importance of, and desire to have a prayer life.  (Luke 11:1)
  • Be watchful and thankful in prayer. (Ephesians 6:18; Matthew 26:4; Colossians 4:2)
  • Be consistent in prayer. (I Thessalonians 5:17)
  • Pray with purpose. (Matthew 9:38)
  • Meditate on the things of God. (Psalm 1:2;  19:14; 43:5; 49:3; 63:5, 6; 77:12; 104:34; 119:15, 23, 28, 78, 97, 99, 148)
  • Fast with humility and not to be seen of men. (Matthew 6:16-18; Luke 18:10-14)
  • Fast to hear from the Lord. (Act 13:2)
  • Fast because prayer and fasting is the only way to get the needed results. (Matthew 17:18, 21)
  • Express gratitude. (I Thessalonians 5:18)
  • Have a forgiving heart.  (Matthew 6:14, 15; 11:26; Luke 6:37)
  • Know where your help comes from. (Zechariah 4:6; Ephesians 6:10)
  • Release your burdens. ( I Peter 5:7; Psalm 61:1-3)
  • Be approved by God. (II Timothy 2:15)
  • Recognize the battle and respond accordingly. (Ephesians 6:12; Jude 3)
  • Dress for success. (Ephesians 6:11, (12), 13-17)
  • Recognize your calling. (II Peter 1:10)
  • Don’t stray from the landmark. (Proverbs 22:28; 23:10)
  • Don’t forget the “good way”. (Jeremiah 6:16(a)
  • Know who the battle belongs to. (II Chronicles 20:15)
  • Seek the Lord to learn from Him what our gifts are. (I Corinthians 12:4-11)

We must remain prayerful. We are looking forward in the Lord. In order for us to receive the blessings that He has for us, when the Spirit moves, we have to move with the flow of the Spirit.  If we do that, the Lord will bring all of this to pass.