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He is calling the mature women to be like Elizabeth, pregnant with the purposes of God and giving birth to the ministry of "preparing the way of the Lord" for the young Marys who are coming forth. They are to be forerunners, the "older women" Paul speaks about who are willing to "admonish the young women" to love their husbands and children and live godly lives (Titus 2:3-5).
This is what I want to be! My constant prayer during this season of my life is: "O God, You have taught me from my youth; and to this day I declare Your wondrous works. Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, do not forsake me, until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to everyone who is to come" (Ps. 71:17-18).
Whether you are young or old in the Spirit, remember: It is as we joyfully love God and then humbly serve, nurture and encourage one another that we as women will become deeply envisioned, equipped and empowered to serve the purposes of God for this generation and become the nurturing mothers and anointed mentors God intends.
Brenda Kilpatrick has ministered for years alongside her husband, Pastor John Kilpatrick. She was a vital part of the Brownsville Revival, especially as she ministered to women through Awake Deborah conferences and events. Dotty Schmitt is co-pastor with her husband, Charles, of Immanuel Church in Silver Spring, MD. Both women travel and minister at churches and conferences around the country.
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