"Know this day that all you need shall be upheld in the atmosphere of perfect love. While many would allow godly love to grow cold, choose in all things to let that love abound through you. It will overcome the impossible and create an entrance for the supernatural," says the Spirit.
Because we are living in the last days that Jesus spoke about, it is more important than ever that we examine our walk with God regularly. The enemy is using so many different temptations, trials and distractions to throw people off track. Jesus said one of the ways this would happen is that our love for each other would begin to show signs of growing cold (Matt. 24:12).
He said it would "wax" cold—like a candle that has burned out. The wax then becomes cold, hard and provides no warmth or light. You see, the way the world will know we are genuinely Christians is not by how many people attend our churches or by our good music or preaching. They will know we are true followers of Christ because of one simple fact: that we love each other unselfishly.
When the world would rather revert to backbiting, gossip, betrayal and finger-pointing, we choose to stay in unity and love. The ability to do that will make them stand up and take notice because it is a truly supernatural act in a world filled with hate. To win the world, we need love toward one another in our churches, families, marriages and ministries.
It is in that atmosphere of love that the presence of God will abide, and you can be certain wherever God abides, there will be no hindrance to miracles, answered prayer and blessings. Love will release the supernatural, so let your love abound today.
1 Thessalonians 3:12-13: "And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love to one another and to all, just as we do to you, so that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints.
Dear Heavenly Father, I ask that You would help me to walk in love today with all my fellow believers and all people. Forgive me, Lord, for the areas where I have not chosen to walk in love. Put a watch over my mouth today that my words will be filled with love and that I will speak well of others. Cause Your love to abound in me today! In the name of Jesus, amen.
About the author: Brenda Kunneman is co-founder with her husband, Hank, of One Voice Ministries (ovm.org), and they co-pastor Lord of Hosts Church in Omaha, Neb. The Kunnemans minister together in prophetic demonstrations of the gifts of the Spirit, and Brenda also speaks at conferences, providing prophetic impartation and deliverance. She is the author of several books including The Supernatural You and When Your Life Has Been Tampered With.
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