Friday, April 03, 2009

Calling All Shepherds!

To GOD be the glory!

I thank God for the conference call that took place on Wednesday night. While I was late on the line due to travel, I was blessed by the prayers and testimonies I was able to hear. Most of all, it was such a blessing to hear God's women standing up in unity, praying and encouraging one another. God is well pleased!

I wanted, not only to remind everyone to join us on the line each Wednesday night, but to share the word of the Lord that was shared on the line.

First, God said the He has NOT changed His mind! Many of you have been ordained, commissioned and sent forth. Yet, you have not felt the freedom to move as God has led. In this hour, it is time to go forth! Be encouraged! Despite the hardships you may have been through... Despite being misunderstood... Despite not feeling "sure" in the things of God, He has NOT changed His mind, and He has NOT forgotten you. God is calling you forth! You did run well. "Who did hinder you?", says the Lord (Gal 5:7).

Now is not the time to be discouraged. There are people that need YOU to walk in your ministry and operate in your call.

Jeremiah 23
1WOE TO the shepherds (the civil leaders) who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasturing! says the Lord.
2Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the shepherds who care for and feed My people: You have scattered My flock and driven them away and have not visited and attended to them; behold, I will visit and attend to you for the evil of your doings, says the Lord.
3And I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all the countries to which I have driven them and will bring them again to their folds and pastures; and they will be fruitful and multiply.

4And I will set up shepherds over them who will feed them. And they will fear no more nor be dismayed, neither will any be missing or lost, says the Lord.

Who are the shepherds? YOU are they! Yes, we have seen the season of those who have been hurt, deceived and mislead by those who have scattered the flock. These are those that need the remnant to stand in this season. God's people have been abused and neglected. Now, the remnant must stand up and obey.

shep⋅herd  /ˈʃɛpərd/ [shep-erd]
1.a person who herds, tends, and guards sheep.
2.a person who protects, guides, or watches over a person or group of people.
3.a member of the clergy.
4.the Shepherd, Jesus Christ.
–verb (used with object) tend or guard as a shepherd: to shepherd the flock. watch over carefully.

A shepherd is simply one who leads and one who CARES. God has given you, women of God, a heart for souls. Do you not realize that others are following you? People are looking to you for comfort and leadership. Stop running and do what God has called you to do. He has NOT changed His mind.

Your title doesn't matter. Your level of education does not matter. Shepherd and mother those who have been assigned to you. Many have been scattered, yet God is pulling them back in. YOU will feed them, that they will not be lost.


Women of God, join us on the line each Wednesday night at 9:00 PM EST. Dial 1-219-509-8333, Access code 616400.

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