Eagles circling Part Two

I usually use my own photos in my blog, but I felt it was important to put a picture so please see the picture below:-

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Since I saw that vision of eagles circling together over a valley God showed me many other things.

Eagles soar without flapping their wings. In order to do this, they have to wait for the wind thermals to come up on them. It does not take any natural effort or strength to fly in the wind thermals. The eagles rely on the wind thermals to carry them.

This is like us as believers. The Holy Spirit is often depicted as the wind: Acts 2:2 (ESV), “And suddenly there came from Heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting ” This was the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:3,4 says, “Then there appeared to them divided tongues of fire, and one sat upon each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.”

In these last days we cannot do anything in our own strength – we must rely on the Holy Spirit’s strength to take us through.

If we do things in our own strength we will wear ourselves out. We need God’s strength.

Just like the eagle has to learn how to fly on the wind thermals – we, as born again Christians, have to learn how to fly on the power of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

More to follow later.

Eagles circling – Vantage point

I preached this message on Saturday 27th May at the Aglow meeting in Manchester, 5 days after the bombing at the MEN Arena. I may have to post in instalments due to time constraints.

One month previously, on 22nd April 2017,I attended a prayer meeting. Whilst we were worshipping God, I saw a very clear picture in my mind of powerful eagles circling together over a valley and I heard the words, “Vantage point”

When I prayed and enquired about this God really spoke to me.

A vantage point, according to the Cambridge Dictionary, is a place, especially a high place, that provides a good, clear view of an area.

An example of this in a sentence is: “From our lofty vantage point, we could see the city spread out below us.”

During the worship I looked out of the window and I saw two policemen and a bus went past with the sign, “Vantage” on it.

As Christians, God has given us a vantage point over this nation – that we can see clearly what is taking place, and indeed can see things before they happen and can intercede.

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Honour for the worker bees

 

In honour and respect of the hardworking doctors and nurses and members of the public who bravely helped during and after the Manchester bombing. Also in memory of the 22 people who passed away and the grieving family members. The message I preached on Saturday in Manchester will be available sometime this week on my blog.

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