I wrote a couple of years ago that the Lord had told me that His children had lost the wide eyed wonderment that they had as they went through many trials and storms that had come to rob them of their hope and faith resulting in hardened hearts to the new thing that God is wanting to do in the earth but I am beginning to see it in them again! They have indeed gone through the whirlwind and the many storms that have caused them to have to realign their life. They have found out that God Loves them and that just because they are going through something does not mean that He doesn’t. They now know that He is their only hope and are beginning to humble themselves and come to Him again like little children.
Something is happening in this new move of God. There is an awakening happening in the hearts and minds of those that have been in the deadness of the religious mindset and God is drawing people into a greater intimacy with Him. We are once again becoming as little children going after what our Daddy God has prepared for us!
“But just as it is written, ‘Things that no eye has seen, or ear heard, or mind imagined, are the things God has prepared for those who love him'” 1 Corinthians 2:9 (NET).
He desires for us to be so enamored by His presence once again so that He can show us His Kingdom in an even greater measure as we like a child have that wide eyed wonderment of him!
“I tell you the truth, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God like a child will never enter it” Mark 10:15 (NET).
You see you can not “see” those wonderful deeper things of the kingdom until you become excited about the new thing that Daddy is doing in the earth as a little child would when His Daddy comes home from a long trip and the child knows that he is going to bring him wonderful gifts.
“But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him” Hebrews 11:6 (NKJV).
You see faith is believing that not only He exists ,but you have to believe that He loves you and He is a rewarder of those that seek Him with all of their heart! You have to expect your Daddy who loves you to give you all that your heart desires and longs for to do His will in the earth!
He wants to show many of you older Christians the new thing that He is about to do, but many have become content in what they have already seen and think that there is nothing more than what you have already experienced of God in your life. There is so much more that God still wants to show you so He is calling us back to have the heart of a child again and wait expectantly at the door and yes even press past the door to see all that He has yet planned for us to see in our life.
“Blessed is the one who listens to me, watching at my doors day by day, waiting beside my doorway” Proverbs 8:34 (NET).
Notice it says doors. Jesus is the door into this Kingdom and He wants us to come in and see all the doors as it says here! There are new doors of Glory, new doors of revelation, and doors of deeper things from our Daddy, as we come to Him like little children! Yes, as we come excited and expecting these things when we meet Him at “The Doorway.”
“Look at the nations, and see! Be astonished! Be astounded! For a work is being done in your days that you would not believe if you were told” Habakkuk 1:5 (NRSV).
Yes our Daddy has new things to show His wide eyed children. Yes, they that are willing to be shown new things, and new strategies, and be shown new ways to be fruitful. Many have become stuck in their ways of allowing God to move in their midst and do not want the change that God has for His children in this hour.
“Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God” Psalms 55:19 (NKJV).
You see the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. How does that fit here? It fits because if you do not allow change and then be flexible when God starts to move you do not get any wisdom to bring in the harvest that He has prepared for us! You are just stuck in your rut and what you have now is all you will have.. It is time if you have not allowed Daddy to show you new things to wait at his door again like that little child and expect the greater things that He has to show you!! There is so much more in this hour,so very much in the area of spiritual gifts,healing, signs, wonders, and miracles that is a part of this latter Reign of God! Oh the glory of it!! Oh can you not feel the expectancy in His children!! Look at their eyes and you will see it and yes even desire it again!!!
“Behold, I will do a new thing, Now it shall spring forth; Shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness And rivers in the desert” Isaiah 43:19 (NKJV).
– by Jo Ellen Stevens
Jo Ellen Stevens of TCIC Ministries is a Prophetic speaker, author, worshiper and intercessor. She has ministered with her husband for 23 years and was a worship leader at the Assembly of God for many years. She is an ordained minister (Restoration Ministries) and works with Restoration Ministries in their Ministry Rooms doing prophetic worship with her husband. She has taught many bible studies and have led many intercessory prayer groups.