What Makes a Move of God Happen?
This is always a difficult question. There are those who say that it’s all down to us. God has spoken and if we position ourselves correctly he will move among us in power. I get that. However, God is not obligated to us. We can wait expectantly, but we cannot ever demand anything from him.
Others tell us that there is nothing that we can do to make it happen. God will move if and when he chooses to. I get that also. God is sovereign. He cannot be manipulated. We can plant, we can nurture, but only God can compel life.
So what then? I believe that there is much that we can do, that God expects us to do. We are called to seek him with all our hearts. He does promise that if we draw close to him, he will draw close to us. We are also obligated to dismiss anything from our lives that offends him or displeases him.
But these things alone do not guarantee that revival will come. Many times in my personal walk with God and in my public ministry, I have reached the crunch point. I look around and make sure that I have done all that I can do to honour God.
Then I know, the situation has to be handed over to the Lord. My prayer in these crucial moments is always, “Now Lord, please do what only you can do.” My dependence on him becomes total. And, by his grace and mercy, I have often seen God step in. My prayer right now is identical: “Please Lord, manifest yourself once again to your people, and do what only YOU can do.”
[1 minute read] So the apostle Paul tells us in Romans 12, and we do. Especially the week we rejoice with Roberts Liardon as we see how the Lord has been working in the life of his mother, Carol.
[1 minute read] AKWAABA! Welcome! Ghanaians are known worldwide for their hospitality and joyful spirit. This is reflected when you see us singing and lauding God, and especially so at KTLCC. Click for pictures!
[2 minute read] The Kingdom of God is not merely physical, or even social, but supernatural. The work of God and the Good News of Jesus Christ continue to advance and spread during the coronavirus restrictions. Over the past six months effective use of Alpha seen the Gospel shared within KT, across the LCC Network and beyond in several countries.
[2 minute read] A year ago as the country went into lockdown and many people were left – almost overnight- without vital support, the KT Food Hub launched.
[2 minute read] Jesus told his church to be salt and light in the world. That is, to penetrate society with the healthy influence of our salt-like presence, and to illuminate society’s thinking with the light of gospel values.
[3 minute read] The bride in the Song of Solomon felt bad she had not taken enough care of herself, and the wedding day was just around the corner!
[3 minute read] For Tubo and Vanessa 2020 was a tumultuous year as they went from news of miscarriage to the birth of their second child – all during the Covid-19 lockdown.
[4 minute read] In his message Pay Attention to Prophecy Colin Dye explained that personal prophecies can be helpful and encouraging as you seek to follow God’s will for your life.
[3 minute read] Congratulations to all parents who are currently home-schooling, whether you are working from home or not, because home-schooling isn’t easy at all.
[2 minute read] Cell church is church without walls. People are reached right where they are. Christian witness happens in the market place and not just in the meeting place. Beginning with the obstacle of building-bound church, barriers between us and the lost are broken down and removed. The cells build bridges for the community to see Christ in action.